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Fred Warmbier, right, and his wife Cindy listen on about their son Otto Warmbier who died after being released by North Korea in 2017 during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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November 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The parents of a former U.S. hostage who died after being released from North Korea in a coma in 2017 say they are committed to finding and shutting down illicit North Korean business assets around the world in efforts to hold its...
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April 26, 2019 - 2:54 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. did not pay $2 million to North Korea in 2017 to get American college student Otto Warmbier released from detention. Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, died in June 2017 shortly...
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April 25, 2019 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea reportedly insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma, according to a report published Thursday. The Washington Post, citing two people familiar with the...
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March 01, 2019 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of an American college student who died after being detained in North Korea say Kim Jong Un (gihm jung oon) "and his evil regime" are responsible for his death. Fred and Cindy Warmbier rebuked President Donald Trump in a statement Friday. After meeting with Kim this...
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February 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at his word" that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Trump said in Vietnam that Kim "tells me he didn't know about it, and...
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June 12, 2018 - 2:43 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — The parents of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who died after being released from a North Korean prison last year, are thanking President Donald Trump for his kind words about their son. Fred and Cindy Warmbier said in a statement on Tuesday after Trump met with North...
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