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Parents of U.S. student to claim mistreatment in North Korean prison

Parents of U.S. student to claim mistreatment in North Korean prison

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was medically evacuated from North Korea and arrived in Cincinnati late Tuesday. University student Otto Warmbier is believed to have suffered a "severe neurological injury", but is in stable condition, according to University of Cincinnati Medical Center spokesperson Kelly Martin, who spoke at a press conference Thursday morning.


Messaging startup Slack said to draw interest from Amazon

Messaging startup Slack said to draw interest from Amazon

Amazon became famous for its ecommerce platform but the company is expanding into an increasing number of fields, from food delivery to cloud storage. That lofty valuation would be more than double what Slack was valued at previous year, when it raised a $200 million funding round that valued it at $3.8 billion.


Rare Two-Headed Porpoise Found In North Sea

Rare Two-Headed Porpoise Found In North Sea

However, fearing that it would be illegal to keep the marine animal, they threw it back to the ocean - but not before taking photos of the freakish anomaly. This is only the 10th known case of twinning cetaceans - a group including whales, dolphins and porpoises - known worldwide, according to a paper detailing the discovery published in the Online Journal of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam .


TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms

TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms

South winds are expected to increase ahead of the front later this morning into this afternoon. Sunday's highs should only reach the mid-80s. Otherwise, the main potential will be cloud to ground lightning and brief heavy rainfall. These showers and thunderstorms will continue through the afternoon hours. Meteorologists say widespread heavy rainfall is possible with the passage of a cold front on Monday , and this will need to be watched closely as the event approaches.


Dennis Rodman gifts Trump's 'Art of the Deal' to North Korean minister

Dennis Rodman gifts Trump's 'Art of the Deal' to North Korean minister

Photos from the AP showed Rodman sporting a blazer on top of a pink shirt as well as his trademark facial piercings, handing over the book to the minister, Kim Il Guk. He also has a friendship with Trump. Warmbier, 22, was released after 17 months of detention in the communist nation. Behind-the-scenes discussions regarding Warmbier had been underway well before his visit.