Apr 23, 2017

North Korea detains US citizen

Wong Maye-E / AP

North Korea detained a Korean-American citizen on Saturday, making him the third US citizen currently being held.

Per AP: Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, taught accounting at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology for about a month. The university's chancellor said he was detained by officials as he was trying to leave the country from Pyongyang's international airport.

The big question: No reason has yet been given for Kim's detention, but it comes as Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump have been exchanging threats over Pyongyang's nuclear program. So how will Trump react to this move?

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