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Topic - Japan'S Kyodo News Service
Former President Jimmy Carter is not planning to visit North Korea to try to win the release of a Korean-American missionary imprisoned there, despite news reports in the region, his spokeswoman said Monday.
The U.S. ambassador to Japan rushed to Okinawa Thursday to apologize for insulting remarks attributed to a State Department official in Washington who reportedly called Okinawa residents "masters of manipulation and extortion" who are "too lazy" to grow their own vegetables.