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APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier’s death investigated

“We hold North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier’s unjust imprisonment”, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told a news briefing.Young Pioneer Tours, which was founded by British expatriate Gareth Johnson, sells itself as a tour agency that brings you to the countries ‘your mother doesn’t want you to go to.’ They specialize in North Korea tours and is based in the Chinese city of Xi’an.Otto Warmbier returned to the U.S. from North Korea in a coma, and died less than a week later. “It’s worth a forceful response”.13 June 2017 -He is released from North Korea and medically evacuated to the US.”This has the merits of protecting Americans from going to a place of increasing danger, but also drying up one source of our currency for North Korea”, Schiff said in an interview.It may never be known, but there are some clues – as well as widespread speculation.Warmbier was arrested in Pyongyang in January 2016 and accused of trying to swipe a propaganda poster from a hotel. The North Korean government has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland. But at least we got him home to be with his parents, who were so happy to see him even though he was in very tough condition.Regarding his comatose state, North Korean officials claimed he fell into a coma after contracting botulism.”They just murdered him”, McCain said. He had been medically evacuated back to the United States last week in a coma with severe brain damage.A coroner hasn’t reached a conclusion about the cause of death for a 22-year-old American college student who died in Cincinnati less than a week after he was released from North Korea in a coma. The Wyoming High School graduated returned to Cincinnati in an unconscious state last week after being held in North Korea for 18 months. Later that month, North Korea announces it is holding Mr Warmbier for a “hostile act”.In an excellent July/August 2017 cover story in The Atlantic, the journalist Mark Bowden outlines the four major options for handling North Korea. Three Americans remain in custody in the North. “U.S.A.”, he tweeted in April. He says Warbier’s treatment by North Korea “could be a crime against humanity”. And earlier this year the North was suspected of arranging the killing of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un with VX nerve agent at a Malaysian airport. He said the form would require Americans to affirm they’re aware of what’s transpired to other USA citizens, such as Warmbier, whom the senator said was “murdered” by the North.Seoul’s Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with South Korean fighter jets aimed at showing deterrence against North Korea. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Warmbier’s family and all who had the blessing of knowing him”, Price, who has Obama’s National Security Counsel spokesman during Obama’s tenure in office, added in the statement. No ban is imminent, but deliberations gained new urgency after Warmbier’s death, said the official, who requested anonymity to discuss internal diplomatic discussions. Still, opponents will question whether such negotiations may give the North more time to expand its nuclear weapons program.Young Pioneer Tours said on its Facebook page Tuesday morning that Warmbier’s death shows that the risk of Americans visiting North Korea “has become too high”.Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) is mourning the death of an American college student who was released by North Korea days ago in a coma.