Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel Nominated For Ambassador To JapanFollowing months of speculation, President Joe Biden has officially nominated former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as his ambassador to Japan.
Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel Reportedly To Be Named U.S. Ambassador To JapanThe Financial Times reports Biden will name Emanuel as the U.S. envoy to Japan later this month, along with other ambassador picks.
Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade MissionMembers of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration are headed to Japan on Friday for the administration’s first overseas trade mission.
Man In Custody After Attempting To Enter Cockpit On Flight That Landed In ChicagoDuring the 11-hour flight from Tokyo to Chicago, the 26-year-old man was subdued by the crew and passengers, restrained with mechanical devices and then taken into custody at O'Hare.
Illinois Marine Among Refueling Plane Crew Killed In Crash With Fighter Jet Off Japan CoastA young man from Illinois was among five U.S. Marines killed last week, when their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet off the southern coast of Japan.
Death Toll In Japan Earthquake Rises to 37Photos from Sapporo, Hokkaido's main city on the western part of the island, showed huge cracks in the street and buried houses.
Strong Earthquake Reportedly Buries Homes In JapanNearly three million households lost power.
U.N. Chief Offers Warning On Anniversary Of Last Nuclear AttackFears of nuclear war are still present 73 years after the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings and that the attacks should never be repeated.
Japanese Nurse Suspected Of Poisoning Elderly Patients To DeathAyumi Kuboki has told police she may have poisoned about 20 patients to have them die when she was off-duty.
Hello Kitty-Themed Bullet Train Debuts In JapanIn one car, a life-size Hello Kitty doll donning a train crew uniform and a hat greets passengers, offering a chance for selfies.
Governor Bruce Rauner Plans 8-Day Trade Mission To Japan, ChinaGovernor Bruce Rauner is going on his first international trade mission since taking office.
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