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[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/05/20/sk.ship.gi.art.jpg caption="North Korea denied Thursday that it fired a torpedo that sank a South Korean warship in March. But S. Korea vowed to take "resolute countermeasures" nevertheless."]
N. Korea slams report that it torpedoed S. Korean ship
(CNN) – North Korea denied Thursday that it fired a torpedo that sank a South Korean warship in March, killing 46 sailors.
South Korean military officials on Thursday announced the results of an official investigation into the sinking of the Cheonan, prompting North Korea to accuse them of fabricating evidence.
"We had already warned the South Korean group of traitors not to make reckless remarks concerning the sinking of warship Cheonan of the puppet navy," North Korea's national defense commission said in a statement, according to the Korean Central News Agency. "Nevertheless, the group of traitors had far-fetchedly tried to link the case with us without offering any material evidence."
The 1,200 ton corvette sank after a mysterious explosion tore it into half near disputed waters off North Korea on March 26. Read more
Gut Check: City issues ID's to illegal immigrants
Politicians, and some police, say Arizona's tough, new immigration law is deserately needed to stop a wave of violent crime committed by illegal immigrants "pouring over the border."
Critics say this kind of talk is "wildly exaggerated" and an excuse to use racial profiling to lock up people who are five times LESS likely to commit crimes than American citizens.
Who's right? Our Carol Costello has a Gut Check report for us this morning.
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