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North Korea gets visit from Rodman for birthday plans

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday to meet leader Kim Jong Un and put the finishing touches on plans to bring 12 ex-NBA players to Pyongyang for a Jan. 8 exhibition game marking the leader’s birthday. Rodman said the game is on track despite the recent execution of Kim’s uncle in a political purge.

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  • Headline: North Korea gets visit from Rodman for birthday plans
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 8 on 12/20/2013
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