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North Korea says Warmbier's death a "mystery to us as well"

This is in response to the tragic demise of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old student who was returned to the USA in a coma last week after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months. While Pyongyang accepted USA demands for Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamor about "retaliation" and "pressure" on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA.


Kushner visits family of slain Israeli border police officer

Kushner visits family of slain Israeli border police officer

Later, Kushner will meet with and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The December resolution, put forward by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal a day after Egypt withdrew it under pressure from Israel and Trump, was the first adopted by on Israel and the Palestinians in almost eight years.


North Korea dares again, conducts another rocket engine test

North Korea dares again, conducts another rocket engine test

The United States assessed that the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile trials this year, could be for the smallest stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) rocket engine , said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.


Could America Really Stop a North Korean ICBM?

Could America Really Stop a North Korean ICBM?

It's the first rocket engine test since the rogue communist regime conducted three in March. South Korea's missile test follows the North's rocket engine trial on Thursday. Also Friday, Moon oversaw the test-firing of a home-grown missile with a range of 800 kilometres (500 miles). "We've said many times that China is making unremitting efforts to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, and plays an active and constructive role", he said.


Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

North Korea has a history of mistreatment of its own people but especially American tourists, whether through torture or forced hard labor. On June 19, Warmbier died, just six days removed from his return to the United States after spending 17 months in captivity in North Korea.


Seventh Circuit Court affirms lower court decision to overturn Dassey's conviction

Seventh Circuit Court affirms lower court decision to overturn Dassey's conviction

Dassey was 16 when he told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery , rape and kill photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. Avery , 54, is serving a life sentence at a Wisconsin prison. "Dassey to re-litigate his guilty verdict and sentence". Laura Nirider of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth at Northwestern University says they're still considering those steps but want to send Dassey home to his mother as soon as possible.