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Auction results sealed for seized North Korea carp ship

Oct. 9, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S.-seized North Korean cargo ship suspected in international sanction violations was sold in a sealed auction. The Wise Honest was seized in May and towed it to American Samoa. Indonesia detained the ship in 2018 while it was transporting coal. The U.S. Marshals Service says they don't...

Seized N. Korean ship sold, towed from American Samoa

Oct. 8, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a seized North Korean cargo ship suspected of being used to violate international sanctions has been sold and towed from American Samoa. The U.S. seized the Wise Honest in May and towed it to the port of Pago Pago in the U.S. territory. The parents...

Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents over weekend

Sep. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump hosted family and friends of former hostage Otto Warmbier at the White House last weekend. The president says 25 people were invited last Saturday to honor Warmbier. His parents say their son was tortured by North Korea after...