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American Student Detained in N. Korea for 'Hostile Act'

An American student arrested in North Korea is the latest in a string of U.S. citizens analysts say the reclusive state has detained in recent years to use as geo-political bargaining chips. Otto Frederick Warmbier, 21,  of Cincinnati, Ohio, a student majoring in economics at the University of Virginia, “was caught committing a hostile act against the state,” the official North Korean news agency, KCNA, reported on Friday. Warmbier’s actions were “tolerated and manipulated by the...

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