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1 hr ago | Arlington Times

Multicultural Fair in Marysville Sept. 20

The 1st Marysville Multicultural Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to celebrate diversity in Marysville-Tulalip.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Filipino-American

5 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

Diverse culture needs diverse theater

The El Gallo taco truck parked smack in front of the entrance to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Thomas Theatre Friday morning was the first sign that something out of the ordinary was going on. Inside, a panel of theater experts agreed that in a changing America, increasing diversity is already a given.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

Dispute between unions and government has lasted three months and seen pupils go more than two weeks without classes since new school year was due to have started Members of a Chinese activist group, the BC Parents' Federation, clash with rival pro-union protesters at a rally in Vancouver on Sunday amid a strike by teachers in British Columbia. Photo: CBC Members of a parents' group forged within Vancouver's Chinese community to oppose an ongoing school strike have gone to ground after they gatecrashed a rival teachers' union rally and were involved in angry scuffles.

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Related Topix: Activism, Canada, Chinese-American, University of Washington

9 hrs ago | Express India

Narendra Modi's speech to be beamed live at New York's Times Square

For the audio, people can either dial a toll free number to listen the speech live or download an app on their smart phone, people familiar with the event told PTI. Summary Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit... Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit will be beamed live on the giant screens of the iconic Times Square.

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9 hrs ago | DNA India

Narendra Modi's speech to Indian Americans to be beamed live at New York's Times Square

Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit will be beamed live on the giant screens of the iconic Times Square . His speech at the Madison Square Garden in midtown Manhattan , New York, on September 28 will be shown at Times Square with Indian American Community Foundation , organisers of the mega event, signing a memorandum of understanding in this regard with Times Square Alliance.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Brazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slums

In this Aug. 24, 2014 photo, indian women dance during a ritual at Twry Pataxo's home in the Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Born and raised in an indigenous community in the northeastern state of Bahia, Twry, member of the 11,000-strong Pataxo tribe, revels in her identity.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Indian-American

Whittier Daily News

Alhambra to honor WWII Japanese-American veterans with 2015 Rose Parade float

Masao Takahashi, 90, of Torrance, a Japanese American veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, attends the September 11, 2014 showing of “The Unknown Warriors of WWII,” about the “Go For Broke” Japanese heroes, produced by David Ono of ABC 7. Alhambra >> At the 126th Rose Parade, this 47 percent Asian city will highlight nisei veterans who served the United States during World War II while their friends and family were stuck in relocation camps.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Alhambra, CA

RecordNET

Long road to creation of Filipino museum nearly over

The vision through two decades has been the establishment of a museum honoring and chronicling the struggles and successes of Stockton's Filipino community. Exhibits for the museum are hidden for the moment in two storage units in north Stockton.

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Related Topix: Filipino-American, Stockton, CA, Tracy, CA

Peach Pundit

Obama Lends His Voice to DNC Ads, But Will They Play in Georgia?

The first ads, aimed at African Americans, are part of a coast-to-coast buy worth more than $1 million. Future spots were set to target Hispanics, Asian Americans, younger and female voters.

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Related Topix: African-American

Phoenix New Times

Gila River Indian Community Federal Lobbying Tab Reaches Nearly $11 million

The Gila River Indian Community has spent nearly $11 million in federal lobbying since 2009, the year its sister tribe, the Tohono O'odham Nation announced its plans to open a West Valley casino. The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community joined GRIC in its battle to block the casino, and it has dropped nearly $2 million on federal lobbying.

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Related Topix: Indian-American, Pima, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Trent Franks, Republican, Jeff Flake

Fiji Times

The unsolved murders of Wailada

The reason why the four men, including an iTaukei and three Asians were shot to death at point blank range, is also not known. While many people believe it was the work of an organised Asian crime gang, this has not been confirmed yet as no one has been arrested for the killings.

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Jalopnik

Your Guide To The Explosive Airbag Recall That Affects 14 Million Cars

While the world may be burned out on hearing about automotive recalls after General Motors' acknowledged their ignition switch defect and then recalled just about every car they've made in the last 17 years, drivers now face a safety problem that is much larger and far more widespread. This latest problem is the recall of more than 14 million cars with airbags made by the Japanese parts supplier company Takata , airbags with the potential to explode and injure or even kill vehicle occupants.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Autos

Medical Daily

Eating Rice Helps Japanese Men And Women Get To Sleep, And So Do These Other High Glycemic Foods

You've heard of the glycemic index , but you weren't really sure what that meanta until now. The GI involves a list of foods ranked by how they affect a person's blood sugar.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Life, Nutrition

Weekend Balita

Vigan finalist for New 7 Wonder Cities of the World

Vigan , the Heritage City makes it to the Top 21 Official finalist in the search for New 7 Wonder Cities of the World . Vigan is the only city in the Philippines that has been chosen for this prestigious search, giving our country and the Filipino people pride and honor.

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Related Topix: Filipino-American

Korea Herald

Festival attracts prominent writers to Seoul, Jeju

Writers from 13 countries will come together in Seoul's historic neighborhood of Bukchon and the southern resort island of Jejudo to communicate through literature at the 2014 edition of the Seoul International Writers' Festival. The fifth biennial literary festival, which launched in 2006, will run for seven days from Sept.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Korean-American

Central Chronicle

Modi to be personal guest of President Obama

Agencies, New Delhi For over a decade, the US shunned him over the Gujarat riots. It even revoked his visa in 2005.

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Related Topix: Indian-American

The Washington Post

Japanese women who have escaped from North Korea find little sympathy at home

Yoshi Takeuchi realized they had made a mistake as soon as the ferry docked in Chongjin, a major industrial city on North Korea's east coast. Instead of finding the "paradise on Earth" promised by her ethnic Korean husband, who was being "repatriated" to a country he'd never set foot in, the Japanese woman discovered a dilapidated city in even worse condition than their impoverished neighborhood in post-war Japan.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Japanese-American, South Korea, Japan,

Stars and Stripes

Japanese Americans recount their experiences at WWII farm camp in Nyssa

When Idaho Gov. Chase Clark declared in a speech in Grangeville in May 1942 that Japanese "live like rats and act like rats," it sent shudders through imprisoned Japanese American citizens asked to volunteer for a farm labor camp being organized just across the Snake River in Nyssa, Ore. Already, residents of Vale, 20 miles northwest of Nyssa, had threatened violence against any Japanese Americans considering voluntarily leaving the West Coast and settling in their community.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Nyssa, OR, Prison, Vale, OR, Malheur County, OR

Sun Sep 14, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Apple faces protests after supplier fires Filipino workers

While the world awaits the release of the iPhone 6, some communities are warning that the much anticipated gadget has a so-called "ethical glitch" as two dozen Filipino workers were believed to have been unjustly fired from one of the tech giant's suppliers in the Philippines. "Apple can't make its product run without the work of Philippine workers at NXP," said Kuusela Hilo of the International League of People's Struggles.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Filipino-American

The China Post

Tang Prize Sinology laureate Yu Ying-shih arrives in Taiwan

Chinese American historian and Tang Prize laureate Yu Ying-shih arrived in Taiwan Sunday to participate in an awards ceremony and a series of events to celebrate the first Tang Prize. Yu is scheduled to attend all of the events during Tang Prize Week from Sept.

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Related Topix: Chinese-American

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