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  • Japan investigates death threats to US Ambassador Kennedy

    Japanese police are investigating phone calls threatening to kill U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another American envoy, authorities said Wednesday. The calls to the U.S. Embassy targeted Kennedy and Alfred Magleby, the U.S. consul general on the...
  • Threats against U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy probed in Japan

    WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department is working with Japanese authorities after death threats against Ambassador Caroline Kennedy were phoned into the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. "We take any threats to U.S. diplomats seriously," Jen Psaki, State Department...
  • California attorney general uses personal email for work

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Wednesday that she uses a personal email account to communicate with her senior state staff on "very rare" occasions. Harris' disclosure in an interview with The Associated Press comes as former Secretary of...
  • State: No record of Clinton signing separation statement

    The State Department said Tuesday it had no record showing that Hillary Rodham Clinton signed any official statement attesting that she had turned over all unclassified documents related to official business when she left her post as secretary of state in...
  • Email controversy probably won't hurt Hillary Clinton

    Email controversy probably won't hurt Hillary Clinton
    Historically, the Clintons have proved to be politically indestructible. To paraphrase the movie "Aliens," to truly destroy the Clinton Industrial Complex, you'd have to nuke it from orbit. Given that alone, I doubt that the unfolding controversy over...
  • The inconvenient truths in Tom Cotton's letter to Iran

    The inconvenient truths in Tom Cotton's letter to Iran
    It has been an Iranian tradition since 1979 to end Friday prayers with chants of “Death to America!” In a purely rational world, that would be all one needed to know that Iran is not a reliable negotiating partner. Alas, we do not live in...
  • Has email dispute hurt Clinton's standing? Not much, new polls indicate

    Has email dispute hurt Clinton's standing? Not much, new polls indicate
    The fight over her use of a private email account while secretary of State may have dominated political news, but it does not appear to have significantly damaged Hillary Rodham Clinton's standing with the public, two new polls have found. A new CNN/ORC...
  • Cuba, US hold new round of talks on diplomatic ties

    U.S. and Cuban diplomats talked behind closed doors Monday in a last-minute round of negotiations aimed at restoring full diplomatic relations before a key regional summit in less than a month. A small team of negotiators led by Assistant Secretary of...
  • Michael Smerconish: Hillary Clinton's email controversy a double standard?

    I'll leave to those with IT expertise the technical questions about servers, encryption, and cyber security, while I raise seven practical considerations regarding the use of email by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. First, she sure does...
  • U.S. and Cuban diplomats meet in Havana for third round of talks

    Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson was in Havana on Monday for more talks aimed at renewing diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba and opening embassies. The talks were to take place on Monday...
  • State Dept: Most official email not auto-archived until Feb.

    The State Department said Friday it was unable to automatically archive the emails of most of its senior officials until last month, which could mean potential problems for historical record-keeping amid criticism of former Secretary of State Hillary...