Otto Warmbier

In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Jon Chol Jin/AP Photo, File
April 26, 2019 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. did not pay $2 million in medical costs to North Korea in 2017 to get American college student Otto Warmbier released. Warmbier died shortly after he was flown home comatose after 17 months in captivity A former U.S. official told The...
Read More
  The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang.
KCNA via Reuters via CNN
April 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
By Kylie Atwood, Zachary Cohen and Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang, and insisted the US sign a pledge to pay...
Read More
Otto Frederick Warmbier, a 21-year-old undergraduate student of commerce from Virginia University of the U.S., speaks during a news conference in Pyongyang.
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 01, 2019 - 10:35 am
UPDATED: 1:30 p.m . By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The family of Otto Warmbier rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday for siding with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who denied knowledge of their son's maltreatment during his imprisonment. "We have been respectful during this summit...
Read More
FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Jon Chol Jin/AP Photo, File
February 28, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at his word" that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Kim "tells me he didn't know about it, and I will take him at his word...
Read More
 In this March 12, 2014, file photo, a North Korean soldier, center top, looks at the southern side as three South Korean soldiers guard at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea.
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File
November 16, 2018 - 2:46 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified "ultramodern" weapon that will be seen as a pressuring...
Read More
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
June 07, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the North Korea summit (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump will send his top diplomat to South Korea and China to brief other Asian nations after Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The State Department says...
Read More