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North Korea: Sen. Cory Gardner has "lost basic judgment and body hair"

The 62-year-old naturalized US citizen, who has been held since October 2015, was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor. In a vague text message to journalists Tuesday, South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the report from the Japan Times was "known to either be a matter that the US could not confirm, or not true".



Trump tells Coast Guard cadets to 'put your head down and fight'

Collins hasn't been Trump's best friend in Washington, publicly declining to support him during the campaign and voting thumbs-down on his choice for secretary of education. The Russian president added that he was "concerned because it's hard to imagine what the people who produce such nonsense can come up with next". "We're working on major tax cuts for all", he said, pledging to give the American people "the largest tax cut in the history of our country if we get it the way we want it".


Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

If approved, this will be the first abdication of a Japanese emperor in 200 years, when Emperor Kokaku stepped down in 1817. Akihito indicated his desire to abdicate due to his age and health concerns last August, reviving a longstanding debate in Japan over the issue of imperial succession in the 2,000-year-old monarchy.


Trump Team Reportedly Knew Early On That Flynn Was Under Investigation

Trump Team Reportedly Knew Early On That Flynn Was Under Investigation

Instead, reporters working on those stories had to go through specific communications staff who'd been tasked with working just with the White House counsel's office - a practice that was later adopted by the Obama administration amid repeated congressional investigations, including the Benghazi inquiry.


Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration

Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration

They were reportedly said by President Donald Trump to former FBI Director James Comey during a meeting in February. In a written statement explaining his decision, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote that "a Special Counsel is necessary in order for the American people to have full confidence in the outcome".



Donald Trump is in 'impeachment territory,' former Nixon adviser says

But the comments attributed to Trump by Comey are deeply disturbing and the president's past prevarications make it hard for Americans to take his denials at face value. Many have called for the president to be impeached , including Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), who asked for the action Wednesday morning on the House floor.