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Ex-detainee believes torture possible in death of Otto Warmbier

Kenneth Bae, the United States citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. "At least I know China tried!" "You can tell from the outpouring of emotion from the communities that he touched Wyoming, Ohio and the University of Virginia to name just two that the love for Otto went well beyond his immediate family", the statement said.


Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge

Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge

Işık told reporters Friday that he is seeking to establish a "joint mechanism" with Washington to ensure that Turkey is present in the retrieval of heavy weapons lent to the YPG. "If Tell Rifaat is going to be captured, then the threat to Azaz will be also eliminated because YPG units launch strikes on Azaz time and again", the FSA commander told Sputnik adding that it will be a ground and aerial operation.



United States asks China to do more to rein in North Korea

WASHINGTON •The Trump administration has come under growing pressure to open negotiations on a temporary freeze on North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in return for reducing the U.S. As many as five nuclear tests and dozens of missile tests have been carried out by the regime in its effort to create a long-range nuke capable of hitting the USA mainland.



North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

He'd been in a coma for more than a year. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel, North Korean state media said . Mr Koss, a 70-year-old Wyoming resident, said: "I had to come out to support the family, and also just to show, in my opinion, the North Korean government that we are a dignified country, unlike them".



I did not record Comey conversations

Comey credited the tweet with his decision to leak his detailed memos of his interactions with the president to a friend, who then gave the information to the New York Times for publication. "Did he seek to mislead the public?" Sanders was asked if the original tweet was meant to threaten James Comey . "And if so, did he take other steps to discourage potential witnesses from speaking out?" Schiff said in a statement.