550,000 to be pardoned in Japan along with imperial succession

National Oct 15, 2019

550,000 to be pardoned in Japan along with imperial succession

The government said Tuesday that some 550,000 people will be granted amnesty linked to Emperor Naruhito's enthronement in May this year. The plan, reported to a meeting of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's General Council, is expected to be approved at a Cabinet meeting Friday. The ...

U.S. House panel subpoenas DHS chief over alleged Trump pardon offers

World / Crime & Legal Sep 5, 2019

U.S. House panel subpoenas DHS chief over alleged Trump pardon offers

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged offer of pardons to officials implementing U.S. immigration policy. McAleenan is required to appear before the ...