The parents of Otto Warmbier spoke out for the first time Tuesday since their son’s death, called North Korea “terrorists” as they described their son’s condition when they first saw him after his captivity. Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean prison in March 2016 for attempting to steal a propaganda poster from his hotel. He was released in June while in a coma and died shortly after. Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center saidWarmbier had sustained a severe neurological injury, saying it that it likely happened shortly after his sentencing and before April 2016. “We thought he was in a coma but you couldn’t call it

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The parents of Otto Warmbier spoke out for the first time Tuesday since their son’s death, called North Korea “terrorists” as they described their son’s condition when they first saw him after his captivity. Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean prison in March 2016 for attempting to steal a propaganda poster from his hotel. He was released in June while in a coma and died shortly after. Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center saidWarmbier had sustained a severe neurological injury, saying it that it likely happened shortly after his sentencing and before April 2016. “We thought he was in a coma but you couldn’t call it

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If the United States were to enter a war with North Korea, South Koreans would die at the clip of 20,000 a day, according to one retired Air Force brigadier general. “Too many Americans have the view that it would be like the invasion of Iraq or Afghanistan, or like combat operations in Libya or Syria, but it wouldn’t remotely resemble that,” Rob Givens said, the Los Angeles Times reported. Givens was stationed on the Korean Peninsula for four years. The Pentagon estimated the death count in South Korea to be 20,000 daily in a war situation, Givens said. (Twitter) “There is only one way that this war ends,” Givens said.

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If the United States were to enter a war with North Korea, South Koreans would die at the clip of 20,000 a day, according to one retired Air Force brigadier general. “Too many Americans have the view that it would be like the invasion of Iraq or Afghanistan, or like combat operations in Libya or Syria, but it wouldn’t remotely resemble that,” Rob Givens said, the Los Angeles Times reported. Givens was stationed on the Korean Peninsula for four years. The Pentagon estimated the death count in South Korea to be 20,000 daily in a war situation, Givens said. (Twitter) “There is only one way that this war ends,” Givens said.

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North Korea on Monday said it interpreted a tweet from President Donald Trump as a declaration of war and threatened to shoot down US B-1B Lancer strategic bombers even if they weren’t flying in its airspace — but such an attack is easier said than done. The US frequently responds to North Korea’s provocative missile and nuclear tests by flying its B-1B Lancer — a long-range, high-altitude, supersonic bomber — near North Korea. Fighter jets from South Korea and Japan often accompany the bomber, and sometimes they drop dummy bombs on a practice range near North Korea’s border. The move infuriates North Korea, which lacks the air power to make a

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North Korea on Monday said it interpreted a tweet from President Donald Trump as a declaration of war and threatened to shoot down US B-1B Lancer strategic bombers even if they weren’t flying in its airspace — but such an attack is easier said than done. The US frequently responds to North Korea’s provocative missile and nuclear tests by flying its B-1B Lancer — a long-range, high-altitude, supersonic bomber — near North Korea. Fighter jets from South Korea and Japan often accompany the bomber, and sometimes they drop dummy bombs on a practice range near North Korea’s border. The move infuriates North Korea, which lacks the air power to make a

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The White House on Sunday released a new travel ban that targets people from North Korea, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Chad; people from those countries would not be allowed to enter the U.S. Also, people from Iraq and some people from Venezuela will face a tougher time if they want to enter the country, per the latest travel ban. These are proposed as permanent restrictions on travel, as opposed to President Trump’s initial 90-day temporary ban that he introduced in March, which temporarily banned travel to the U.S. for people from six terror haven countries. (Twitter) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dropped its scheduled October hearing of President Donald Trump’s previous proposed travel ban and

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The White House on Sunday released a new travel ban that targets people from North Korea, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Chad; people from those countries would not be allowed to enter the U.S. Also, people from Iraq and some people from Venezuela will face a tougher time if they want to enter the country, per the latest travel ban. These are proposed as permanent restrictions on travel, as opposed to President Trump’s initial 90-day temporary ban that he introduced in March, which temporarily banned travel to the U.S. for people from six terror haven countries. (Twitter) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dropped its scheduled October hearing of President Donald Trump’s previous proposed travel ban and

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This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. The White House said on Monday that the U.S. did not declare war on North Korea, as the country’s foreign minister has claimed this week. (Twitter) On Monday morning, in response to President Donald Trump’s tweet over the weekend that North Korea “won’t be around much longer” if it keeps threatening the United States, North Korea’s foreign minister said Trump has “declared war,” and that North Korea would shoot down U.S. bombers if it has to. “The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters on Monday in

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This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. The White House said on Monday that the U.S. did not declare war on North Korea, as the country’s foreign minister has claimed this week. (Twitter) On Monday morning, in response to President Donald Trump’s tweet over the weekend that North Korea “won’t be around much longer” if it keeps threatening the United States, North Korea’s foreign minister said Trump has “declared war,” and that North Korea would shoot down U.S. bombers if it has to. “The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters on Monday in

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North Korean state media released propaganda videos and photos of a United States aircraft carrier and warplanes being blown up. The footage was seen on the DPRK Today website on Sunday, just hours after the U.S. military on Saturday sent Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter jets to fly over waters east of North Korea in a show-of-force against the country. The 90-second video begins with images mocking President Donald Trump while he is speaking at Joint Base Andrews for the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, and a missile destroying the USS Carl Vinson, Yonhap News Agency reported. The propaganda video portrayed President Trump as a “mad man,” Yonhap reported.

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North Korean state media released propaganda videos and photos of a United States aircraft carrier and warplanes being blown up. The footage was seen on the DPRK Today website on Sunday, just hours after the U.S. military on Saturday sent Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter jets to fly over waters east of North Korea in a show-of-force against the country. The 90-second video begins with images mocking President Donald Trump while he is speaking at Joint Base Andrews for the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, and a missile destroying the USS Carl Vinson, Yonhap News Agency reported. The propaganda video portrayed President Trump as a “mad man,” Yonhap reported.

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In response to President Donald Trump’s tweet over the weekend that North Korea “won’t be around much longer” if it keeps threatening the United States, North Korea’s foreign minister has said Trump has “declared war,” and that North Korea would shoot down U.S. bombers if it has to. (Twitter) “The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters on Monday in New York, according to various reports. (Twitter) “Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they

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In response to President Donald Trump’s tweet over the weekend that North Korea “won’t be around much longer” if it keeps threatening the United States, North Korea’s foreign minister has said Trump has “declared war,” and that North Korea would shoot down U.S. bombers if it has to. (Twitter) “The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters on Monday in New York, according to various reports. (Twitter) “Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they

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The U.S. military on Saturday sent Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter jets to fly over waters east of North Korea in a show-of-force against the country. A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle takes off from the Kadena runway Sept. 23, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Kadena-based F-15s escorted U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers executing a mission east of North Korea, flown to demonstrate the ironclad U.S. commitment to the defense of its homeland and in support of its partners and allies. (Photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy) Notably, this is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any U.S. bomber or fighter aircraft has

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The U.S. military on Saturday sent Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter jets to fly over waters east of North Korea in a show-of-force against the country. A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle takes off from the Kadena runway Sept. 23, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Kadena-based F-15s escorted U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers executing a mission east of North Korea, flown to demonstrate the ironclad U.S. commitment to the defense of its homeland and in support of its partners and allies. (Photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy) Notably, this is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any U.S. bomber or fighter aircraft has

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In a rather unprecedented statement, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un responded to President Donald Trump’s remarks earlier this week at the United Nations General Assembly, during which the President said “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un is on a “suicide mission” and that the U.S. would “totally destroy” North Korea if need be. On Thursday – the same day that Trump signed new sanctions against North Korea – Kim Jong Un threatened that President Trump would “pay dearly” for his threat to destroy North Korea if the U.S. had to defend itself States or its allies, and he also called Trump a “dotard.” (Twitter) In a rare statement where he used his full name,

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In a rather unprecedented statement, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un responded to President Donald Trump’s remarks earlier this week at the United Nations General Assembly, during which the President said “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un is on a “suicide mission” and that the U.S. would “totally destroy” North Korea if need be. On Thursday – the same day that Trump signed new sanctions against North Korea – Kim Jong Un threatened that President Trump would “pay dearly” for his threat to destroy North Korea if the U.S. had to defend itself States or its allies, and he also called Trump a “dotard.” (Twitter) In a rare statement where he used his full name,

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North Korea is claiming the U.S. hasn’t seen anything yet, and it is threatening to test a Hydrogen bomb, or H-bomb, over the Pacific Ocean in response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations earlier this week. “This could probably mean the strongest hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific Ocean. Regarding which measures to take, I don’t really know since it is what Kim Jong Un does,” North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters on Friday. (Twitter) This comes after a slew of accusations from North Korean dictator Jim Kong Un on Thursday, in response to President Trump’s intense U.N. General Assembly speech on Tuesday, during which the President

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North Korea is claiming the U.S. hasn’t seen anything yet, and it is threatening to test a Hydrogen bomb, or H-bomb, over the Pacific Ocean in response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations earlier this week. “This could probably mean the strongest hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific Ocean. Regarding which measures to take, I don’t really know since it is what Kim Jong Un does,” North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters on Friday. (Twitter) This comes after a slew of accusations from North Korean dictator Jim Kong Un on Thursday, in response to President Trump’s intense U.N. General Assembly speech on Tuesday, during which the President

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