Shinzo Abe puts PM job on the line with early election call in Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday he will call an early election for parliament’s more powerful lower house for next month. Abe said at a news conference that he will dissolve the 475-seat chamber on Thursday when it convenes after a …
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