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Dennis Rodman Asks Kim Jong Un to Release American Sentenced to Hard Labor

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PYONGYANG, North Korea, May 8 (UPI) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un via Twitter to release a U.S. citizen sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.

Rodman called on Kim to "do me a solid" and release Kenneth Bae, who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being convicted in April of "hostile acts" against North Korea, CNN reported Wednesday.