Katherine Dettwyler, an adjunct professor in the University of Delaware’s anthropology department, made her statement about Warmbier on Facebook and in the comments section of an article about the late college student on the website of conservative magazine, the National Review.
While terror attacks perpetrated by the Islamic State – or those who share the extremist group’s ideology – have received widespread coverage in the media and generated huge amounts of public outcry, the same cannot be said for the violence directed at Muslim communities around the world.
The release of 22-year-old college student Otto Warmbier from a North Korean prison on Tuesday has given Laurie Moon Holt hope that the U.S. State Department can work out a deal that will have her son back stateside soon.
Even amid ubiquitous predications of a decline in coal extraction, the mine has been praised locally as an economic lifeline for a region hard hit by the decline in coal-fired power plants and – despite Corsa starting work on the mine last August - been hailed by President Trump as proof that environmental deregulation will bring jobs to the struggling industry.
The move to close the plant may augur the decline of the U.S. nuclear power industry, which has struggled in recent years amid the rise of cheap natural gas and government subsidies for renewable power sources like wind and solar.
While Goldman Sachs said in a statement that it acquired the bonds "on the secondary market from a broker and did not interact” with the beleaguered government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, that has done little to assuage the anger that many Venezuelans – both at home and in the U.S. – feel toward the investment bank’s move.
While major improvements in climbing gear, weather forecasting and communications equipment along with the advent of professional guiding services have made the endeavor slightly safer, it has also opened the mountain up to less-experienced climbers and created the high altitude traffic jams on the mountain that in the past have proved deadly.
The school is still working on the details, but the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Monday that officials at Penn State will revive the idea of report cards that it instituted as part of a task force on Greek life back in 2015.
About two dozen people demonstrating outside the country’s embassy on Sheridan Circle late Tuesday afternoon when supporters of Turkey’s controversial leader and allegedly members of his security forces pushed past police and violently attacked the protestors.
López was considered a top leader of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, an ultranationalist Puerto Rican group that claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings at government buildings, department stores, banks and restaurants in New York, Chicago, Washington and Puerto Rico during the 1970s and early 1980s.
The U.S. has already banned laptops on board flights coming into the country from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations and European transport and security officials are slated to meet with their American counterparts in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss the broadening of the ban to Europe.
Vikki Moormann’s son, Ryan, received a call from the hospital saying that unless the family immediately paid her bill she would not be released. The family was also sent an itemized bill from the hospital for a total of $35,000.
While activists and U.S. government officials have lobbied for the release of these prisoners, little progress has been made as relations between Washington and Pyongyang deteriorate amid the latter’s continued missile tests and pursuit of nuclear weapons.
The Maryland-based Service Employees International Union Local 500 filed a charge of unfair labor practices against the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
As lawmakers and the intelligence community in the United States continue to investigate claims of Russian interference in last year’s election, France has been hit with a slew of hacking attempts and fake news reports ahead of Sunday’s presidential vote that appears eerily reminiscent of what happened across the Atlantic last fall.
The Trump administration has ratcheted up pressure on North Korea in recent weeks to dismantle its nascent nuclear program – igniting an escalating war of words between the U.S. leader and officials in Pyongyang and widespread worries from nearby Asian nations of a major armed conflict between the two countries.
The gravitation of Trump and Abe toward each other comes as their two countries look to present a unified front in an increasingly volatile region where an unstable North Korea and an expanding China have become major foreign policy issues for leaders in Washington and Tokyo.
Massachusetts new state records review banned more more than 8,200 of the state’s almost 71,000 drivers who had already passed background checks conducted by ride-hailing companies.
Now with President Trump’s plan to inject new life into the slagging coal industry, two employees recently wrote a plan to have the federal government subsidize the coal the station buys from the nearby Kayenta Mine.
According to Serbian Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic, during a visit by the Balkan nation’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to Moscow earlier this week Putin pledged that Russia will soon send the country six MiG-29 fighter jets, 30 T-72 tanks and 30 BRDM-2 armored vehicles.
According to Japanese officials, the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans next month to legally designate the Senkaku Islands – known in China as the Diaoyu Islands – as inhabited border territories.
The suspected civilian body count underscores the problems that Iraqi troops face in their weeks-long campaign to drive out the Sunni militant group from the densely urban part of Iraq's second-largest city.
While the measure still needs to be approved by Pakistan’s Senate early next week, experts say that this appears to be a mere formality given that a slew of recent terror attacks in the country has shifted public and political sentiment toward a stronger military approach.
While estimates of how many passports request the socialist government received last year vary from between 1.8 million to 3 million, only 300,000 were doled out and everyday hundreds of people line up outside the passport agency, known as Saime, in the capital of Caracas in the hopes of obtaining the elusive document.
Florida politicians hope that the matching pieces of legislation – House Bill 477 and Senate Bill 150 – will combat the ubiquitous use of synthetic drugs like fentanyl throughout the Sunshine state following a crackdown on prescription painkillers that have led to a spike nationwide in heroin and opioid abuse.
The structure of the group, which was so carefully maintained with Guzmán at the helm, appears to finally be showing signs of cracking as the Sinaloa Cartel leadership faces threats both internally and externally.
While Japanese officials assert that the radiation levels around homes in Iitate have been brought down to an acceptable level since the disaster, Greenpeace said that a survey team it sent into the village found radiation dose rates at houses that were well above long-term government targets.
While flamingo hunting is both illegal and uncommon in the South American nation, investigators from Zulia University in the northwestern Venezuelan city of Maracaibo have noted at least 20 cases of bird carcasses being discovered with their breasts and torsos removed.
Pope Francis’s progressive agenda on issues like migration, climate change and poverty has earned him widespread global popularity – particularly among more liberal Catholics – that eluded his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. But he’s drawn scorn and sharp criticism among more conservative members of the church.
Living in arched reed houses and relying on water buffalo along with rice, barley, wheat and pearl millet for sustenance, the inhabitants of these wetlands – the so-called Marsh Arabs – maintained for centuries a lifestyle that was both unique and separate from that of the rest of the Middle East.
A controversial New York University professor returned from paid leave only two days ago and he is already back in the hot seat after Twitter deleted one of his tweets advocating free speech and railing against so-called social justice warriors (SJW).
Amid rampant inflation, widespread shortages of everything from toilet paper to medicine and a failing economy, the Venezuelan government recently introduced three new bank notes into the market ranging from 500 to 20,000 bolivars.
Lawyers for a Dallas police officer filed a federal civil suit late Tuesday against Twitter, Facebook and Google for allegedly providing “material support” to the Palestinian militant group Hamas and purportedly helping radicalize Micah Johnson, the Army veteran who killed five police officers and wounded nine others in an ambush last July.
Officers Kevin Bergnes, Miguel Valdes and Bruce Alcin were let go two days before Christmas despite asserting to investigators that their comments were meant as a joke and that they didn’t mean to offend anyone.
In a gesture of goodwill to the city’s burgeoning Sikh population, the New York City Police Department will soon allow officers who are members of the religion to wear blue turbans and beards while on duty.
When a flatbed truck accompanied by police escort brought the 88-foot balsam fir through the streets of the Canadian city in late February – broken branches, bare spots and all – Montrealers were far from impressed. After hoisting the tree up in the city’s Quartier des spectacles and covering it with lights and mini red Canadian Tire logos, things only got worse.
Social media sites tied to the terror organization were flooded with links to an article in the group’s magazine touting “the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle.”
In a complaint filed late Monday afternoon, the families of Tevin Crosby, Javier Jorge-Reyes and Juan Ramon Guerrero argue that the three web platforms provided “material support” to ISIS by allowing the terrorist group to use their sites to recruit and influence followers and to facilitate terror attacks.
Instead of making a murky political situation clearer, Sunday’s election results in Austria and Italy have left observers with almost more questions than answers as the world awaits 2017’s key elections in Western European superpowers France, Germany and The Netherlands.
When Fidel Castro and his rebel army marched into Havana in the early days of January 1959 Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the United States.
In the first NFL game in the country in over 11 years, players and fans alike will have to contend with rampant street crime, simmering anger by many Mexicans over the election of Donald Trump, suffocating levels of smog and the bewildering effects of the stadium’s high altitude.
Students at a south Texas high school are under fire for putting on a skit last week in their English class that portrayed an assassination of President-elect Donald Trump.