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Parents of Otto Warmbier, North Korea Captive, Say He Was Tortured

The parents of Otto F. Warmbier, the American student detained by North Korea who died shortly after he had been flown home comatose in June, said Tuesday that he had been tortured, describing his captors as “terrorists.” 10 more words


Citing Threats, Guggenheim Pulls Three Works Involving Animals From Exhibition

An online petition demanding the museum remove the works garnered more than 600,000 signatures since it was posted five days ago, contending that three of them depict animal cruelty. 9 more words


Bali volcano evacuees 'broken-hearted'

The BBC has been to one of the camps for people evacuated from areas around Bali’s active volcano Mount Agung, and found people were sad, worried and bored. 11 more words


Recently, we’ve seen a lot of overly dramatic coverage of the threat from North Korea to the United States mainland. We wanted to address this briefly and talk about what the… 907 more words


Protesters force Rohingya refugees to flee Sri Lanka safe house

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan monks and hardline nationalists protesters forced 31 Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers to flee a United Nations safe house in the capital Colombo on Tuesday, police said. 11 more words