N. Korea: American detainee was deported

American, Merrill Newman detained in North Korea
Caption: 	85-year-old American man, Merrill Newman, was on an organized tour of North Korea was pulled off a departing plane in Pyongyang just minutes before it was to depart, the man's son told CNN on Wednesday. 
The family has had no contact with Merrill Newman of Palo Alto, California, since he was detained on October 26, Jeff Newman said.
The U.S. State Department is aware of the reports of Newman's detention, but declined to confirm the man's identity
American, Merrill Newman detained in North Korea
Caption: 	85-year-old American man, Merrill Newman, was on an organized tour of North Korea was pulled off a departing plane in Pyongyang just minutes before it was to depart, the man's son told CNN on Wednesday. 
The family has had no contact with Merrill Newman of Palo Alto, California, since he was detained on October 26, Jeff Newman said.
The U.S. State Department is aware of the reports of Newman's detention, but declined to confirm the man's identity

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North Korean State TV says that American detainee Merrill Newman has been deported. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.