Update Jan. 7 at 7:44 a.m. PT: Schmidt and Richardson have arrived in North Korea, according to the AP.
Despite the objections of the U.S. State Department, Eric Schmidt plans to leave for North Korea tomorrow.
Google's executive chairman is in Beijing and scheduled to depart on a commercial flight for a four-day humanitarian mission to the reclusive country, according to an Associated Press report. Schmidt is part of a delegation led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson.
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