Wednesday, March 16, 2016

N. Korea sentences US student to 15 years hard labor

North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years of hard labor on Wednesday for "subversion." The 21-year-old student had tried to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel he stayed at in January.

Otto Warmbier, an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia, was sentenced in a speedy one-hour trial, reports Associated Press. READ MORE