North Korea captures American student, new plans to protect Libya, and stealing military secrets

January 22, 2016 4:40 PM

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NORTH KOREA CAPTURES AMERICAN STUDENT. North Korea announced Friday that it detained an American college student this month, just four days before Pyongyang conducted a nuclear test that has set the world on edge, and set lawmakers scrambling to approve new sanctions against the country’s regime.

Otto F. Warmbier, 21, is a student at the University of Virginia who was visiting North Korea as part of a tour organized by the company Young Pioneers. He was arrested at the airport in Pyongyang as he was preparing to leave the country after a five-day trip, and charged with unspecificed “hostile ...

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