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Japan Busts Guy in Threats Against Caroline Kennedy

Mitsuyoshi Kamiya also called in bomb threat on US Embassy

(Newser) - Japanese police have arrested a man for allegedly making bomb threats against the US Embassy in Tokyo, and say he is also a possible suspect in death threats against Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. Public broadcaster NHK said today that Tokyo police arrested Mitsuyoshi Kamiya, a resident of the southern island of... More »

New Ambassador Kennedy Heads to JFK-Friendly Japan

Sworn in by John Kerry; leaves US tomorrow

(Newser) - Caroline Kennedy is the US ambassador to Japan following a swearing-in ceremony at the State department yesterday. After John Kerry administered the oath, the new ambassador, the secretary of state, and others headed to the Japanese ambassador's residence for a reception, the Washington Post reports. "My husband and... More »

Caroline Kennedy Reveals How Much She's Worth

Between $250M and $500M, according to newly filed documents

(Newser) - Caroline Kennedy is rolling in the Benjamins—a lot more of them than previously believed, according to newly released documents. Fresh off her nomination to become the next ambassador to Japan , Kennedy was required to file financial information with the US Office of Government Ethics. What the paperwork reveals: a... More »

Obama Nominates Caroline Kennedy as Ambassador to Japan

She would be the first woman in the job

(Newser) - Caroline Kennedy is finally getting a high-profile thank-you for all the help she has given President Obama over the years: He nominated her to be the next ambassador to Japan today, reports CNN . Assuming the Senate goes along, JFK's 55-year-old daughter will become the first woman to hold the... More »

New Ambassador to Japan: Caroline Kennedy

She was big Obama backer in 2008

(Newser) - Japan is getting another big-name ambassador from the US. Caroline Kennedy's name had been floated for the post; now she's got the job, the Washington Post reports. She follows in a line of famous ambassadors to the island nation, including former VP Walter Mondale and former Senate majority... More »

Giffords to Get JFK Courage Award

Caroline Kennedy will present it in May

(Newser) - Gabby Giffords has been named this year's recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award for her advocacy on reducing gun violence . JFK daughter Caroline Kennedy will present the award to Giffords at a May 5 ceremony. "Instead of retreating following the tragic shooting that ended... More »

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