November 22, 2019

10 men found inside trailer outside London arrested

Hirurg/iStock(LONDON) -- Ten men found alive inside a truck trailer outside London have been arrested on suspicion of committing immigration offenses. At around 6.10 pm on Thursday, the Essex police were called to a section of highway near the town of Waltham Abbey, about 16 miles north of London. They received reports of people inside the truck trailer, police told ABC News in a statement. The police found 10 men in the rear of the trailer. One man was taken to a hospital for medical treatment ..
November 22, 2019

UK police make another arrest in connection to 39 Vietnamese people found dead in tractor-trailer

BrianAJackson/iStock(LONDON) — British police have arrested another man in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals whose bodies were discovered in the back of a refrigerated truck near London last month. A 23-year-old unnamed man from Northern Ireland was apprehended early Friday morning on a highway in the town of Beaconsfield, some 25 miles northwest of London. He was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to traffic people and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration. He remains i..
November 22, 2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents on ‘mission’ to hold North Korea responsible for son’s death

200mm/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The parents of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died shortly after being released from North Korean detention, say they are on a "mission." Speaking in South Korea's capital on Friday, Cindy and Fred Warmbier said they were committed to tracking down and seizing the North Korean government's assets around the world to pressure the regime over its abysmal human rights record. "We have to believe we can win, though. We cannot give up. We can't gi..
November 22, 2019

BTS members must serve in the South Korean military

Veronaa/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea has decided to maintain its current system of giving no exemptions to K-pop artists in mandatory military service, which means members of the all-Korean boy band sensation BTS won't be spared after all. “Classical music, unlike pop music, has an objective standard such as competitions. Pop music lacks [such standards],” a South Korean defense ministry official said Thursday during a current affairs conference chaired by the country’s prime ..