Monday, September 15, 2014

North Korea Sentences American to Six Years Hard Labor


North Korea Sentences American to Six Years Hard Labor


Miller, of Bakersfield, California, has been detained in the country since April 10 when he tore up his tourist visa upon arrival at Pyongyang's airport and, reportedly, asked for asylum. He did not know what charge would be brought against him until he ...


N. Korea sentences American to six years hard labor


Matthew Miller, 24, of Bakersfield, Calif., has been held since April 10, when he entered North Korea as a tourist with a New Jersey-based tour company. State news agency KCNA previously reported that Miller had torn up his tourist visa during his trip and ...


Kern Autism Network's 'Dinosaur Lego' workshop brings children, parents together


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Local autistic children were able to enjoy a fun-filled day at a local church while also gaining some valuable skills. The Kern Autism Network held a Dinosaur Lego workshop Saturday for children ages two and up. Children were able ...


North Korea sentences California man to 6 years of hard labor


At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the court said Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, California, tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so ...


American Citizen Sentenced To Six Years In North Korean Labor Camp


24-year-old Matthew Miller of Bakersfield, California was found guilty after a brief trial during which he allegedly declined the right to a lawyer. North Korea alleged that he arrived in Pyongyang with a tour group, and, at the airport, allegedly tore up ...


Bakersfield man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor


PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the ...


Bakersfield Man Sentenced in North Korea


The AP reports North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced 24-year-old American Matthew Miller to six years of hard labor on Sunday, charging him with "entering the country illegally to commit espionage." Miller, of Bakersfield, has been detained in the ...


Bakersfield Native Matthew Miller Sentenced to 6 Years Hard Labor in North Korea


For months he was held captive by the North Korean regime, not even sure what he would be charged with. Then in one fell swoop, American citizen Matthew Todd Miller was convicted of committing “acts hostile” to North Korea and sentenced to six years of ...


Masten Space: from start-up to serious player [The Bakersfield Californian]


(Bakersfield Californian, The (CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 14--MOJAVE AIR AND SPACE PORT -- The CEO of this center of commercial aerospace in eastern Kern County once referred to resident rocket scientist Dave Masten as "one of the new Einsteins ...


Hockey’s Scariest Scavengers: The Story Behind the Bakersfield Condors


When sports teams set about choosing a mascot, the conversation usually does not begin with, “What’s the ugliest scavenger you can think of?” But in the case of the Condors of Bakersfield, California, an affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers in hockey’s ...



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