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Trump, Jung-un tweet playground insults, have access to nukes

The leader of hermit state North Korea, Kim Jung-un, called President Donald Trump a “dotard”, meaning someone who is very old, and a “destroyer” during Trump’s tour of Asian countries.

“Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me ‘old,’ when I would NEVER call him ‘short and fat?’ Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend – and maybe someday that will happen!” Trump tweeted.

Both leaders have access to nuclear weapons and apparently access to unfiltered Twitter accounts.

Frey wins mayoral race running as a progressive who beat out women and POC

Mayor-elect Jacob Frey came out on top of the candidate heavy mayoral race in Minneapolis, running on a campaign of progressive ideals like police accountability and affordable housing. While these positions were held by others, notably Betsy Hodges and Nekima Levy-Pounds, Frey insisted he was the right person for the job — something voters in Minneapolis apparently agreed with.

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