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  1. Coalition of 81 Groups Concerned Planned Designation of the Muslim...Read the original story

    1 min ago | Humans Rights Watch

    Media reports suggest that the Trump administration is considering designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. The undersigned coalition of organizations is deeply concerned that such a designation could lead to the stigmatization and targeting of American Muslim civil society, including non-profits, charities, religious organizations, and activists.

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  2. Shooting of two Indian men in Kansas bar sends shock waves in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | CTV

    The shooting of two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in the investigation into the crime. Jaganmohan Reddy, father of Alok Madasani, an engineer who was injured in the shooting Wednesday night, said he thought it was a hate crime.

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  3. Foreign women needed for Chinese bachelorsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Daily Mail

    Foreign women needed for Chinese bachelors: Scholar says China should let in more female immigrants so they can help marry the country's 30 million men who can't find wives About 30 million men in China can't find wives in China due to the country's gender imbalance issue. That's nearly half of the population of Britain.

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  4. Hate in America: Indians were never immuneRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Rediff.com

    From citizenship rights to hate crimes and police brutality, no wave of persecution in the US has left Indians completely untouched, says Monali Sarkar. A brief history of the moments that shaped the Indian-American community's battle against hate... Indian-Americans were left reeling on the night of February 23 after a white racist, Adam Purinton, opened fire on two Indians at a bar in Kansas City in the United States.

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  5. Correction: Oscars-Octavia SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Hastings Tribune

    ... it's a white story that hasn't been told, it'll be told," she said. "If it's a story about a Latin American, Asian-American, (I'll) tend to tell it." While Spencer prepares for the Oscars on Sunday, she also has the release of "The Shack" on the ...

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  6. Radyo Migrante broadcasts live every Sunday on Vibe105Read the original story

    45 min ago | The Philipine Reporter

    Listen to us live on RadyoMigrante 1PM-2PM, every Sunday on Vibe 105.5 FM, Rogers Cable 945, Bell Fibe 973. Visit us on our website at www.radyomigrante1055fm.com and listen to podcasts of our previous radio shows.

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  7. 13 True Stories That Would Make Oscar-Worthy MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Time

    Clockwise from top left: William Kidd during his trial; 1951 Amos 'n' Andy publicity still; 1972 protest at the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C.; Japanese-Americans bound for Manzanar in 1942 Clockwise from top left: Universal Images Group / Getty Images; FPG / Archive Photos / Getty Images; Len Owens-Keystone / Getty Images; Buyenlarge / Getty Images up for the Best Picture prize at this Sunday's Academy Awards are based on a true story from history, real events have long been fodder for With that in mind, TIME asked a variety of historians to weigh in on one question: what's a real episode from history that you think would make an Oscar-worthy feature film? Here are 13 answers they submitted by phone and email, spanning the centuries and the globe, to get you in the spirit for Oscars weekend: I think a great biopic would be of Tom Watson, based on C. Vann ... (more)

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  8. February 24: EXCLUSIVE a " Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons made...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | KSFO AM 560

    February 24: EXCLUSIVE - Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons made secret tape because he feared being ASSASSINATED over what he knew - and used it to reveal Democrats' bid to silence him A Chinese-American businessman at the center of a Clinton campaign finance scandal secretly filmed a tell-all video as an 'insurance policy' - because he feared being murdered. In footage provided exclusively to DailyMail.com, Johnny Chung spills details on how he illegally funneled money from Chinese officials to Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election bid.

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  9. Indians collateral damage of jump in US hate crimes against MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    Jaganmohan Reddy, father of Alok Madasani, an engineer who was injured in the shooting Wednesday nighti n a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, speaks to the media at his residence in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The shooting of two Indians in the crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in investigation into the crime.

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  10. Today in History: February 24Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Britain's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, pose on the grounds of Buckingham Palace after announcing their engagement in this Feb. 24, 1981 photo. On Feb. 24, 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry nearly 800 Jewish refugees from Romania to British-mandated Palestine during World War II, sank in the Black Sea off Turkey after it was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine; all but one of the refugees on board perished.

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  11. Indian engineer shot dead in possible U.S. hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Olathe police revealed Thursday at a joint press conference they are working alongside the FBI to determine what's next, including whether federal hate crime charges are possible. The incident took place Wednesday when Adam Purinton opened fire at two Indian men after shouting "get out of my country", an eyewitness told local media.

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  12. Fornessa T. Randal Appointed Executive Director of Asian Health...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... Initiative (CSCDI), a NIH-supported P20 initiative to address cancer disparities among African-American and Asian-American communities. Prior to her current role, Randal was founding executive director for a health management nonprofit organization ...

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  13. Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons made secret tape because he feared ASSASSINATIONRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Canadian Content

    EXCLUSIVE: Illegal fundraiser for the Clintons made secret tape because he feared being ASSASSINATED over what he knew - and used it to reveal Democrats' bid to silence him DailyMail.com has obtained a video in which convicted illegal Clinton fundraisers Johnny Chung gave secret testimony while in fear of his life The Chinese-American was convicted of funneling money to Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election bid in a breach of campaign finance law known as 'Chinagate' Now new book revealed how he spilled details of his activities in a video he made because he thought a squad of assassins would come after him He made the video with a friend after his FBI protection detail was suddenly removed - which Chung said on the tape shocked even his judge Chung feared meeting same fate as Ron Brown, Clinton commerce secretary, who died in plane crash, friend who made the tape reveals Video is revealed in ... (more)

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  14. Female GOP State Senator Speaks Out About Commie Sympathizer, Silenced by Dem MajorityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RedState

    California State Senator Janet Nguyen was born in Saigon, Vietnam about a year after the city fell. Her family came to the United States as refugees when she was five, and was raised in Southern California.

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  15. "They cannot extinguish the fire that Standing Rock started"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Oil Change

    Once again Big Oil has been forced to rely on brutal militarized force to bludgeon, bully, beat and intimidate peaceful water protectors fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline. But in the face of such violence and intimidation, the growing movement against new fossil fuels will not be intimidated, it will only grow.

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  16. Chinatown in North Miami? Time for residents to weigh in.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    More than a year after the plans for a Chinatown in North Miami were approved, the city is hosting a community forum on the planned district. The area, planned for a stretch of Northwest Seventh Avenue from 119th to 135th streets, has gained more support since it was first announced but some residents are still asking the same questions about the district a year later: Why Chinatown and why North Miami? "We have so many other things that we need to prioritize.

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  17. This day in history, Feb. 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    On Feb. 24, 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry nearly 800 Jewish refugees from Romania to British-mandated Palestine during World War II, sank in the Black Sea off Turkey after it was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine; all but one of the refugees on board perished. In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII issued an edict outlining his calendar reforms.

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  18. Oscars still lagging in female and minority representationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    April Reign said her OscarSoWhite hashtag was about including all communities not just black actors. The 2017 Oscar nominations were a banner year for black nominees both in front of and behind the camera, but other nonwhite groups and women were largely left out of the running.

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  19. India, Uganda have agreed to enhance, exploit potential of ties: AnsariRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kampala [Uganda], Feb.24 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said both India and Uganda have agreed that there is a great potential for enhancement and expansion of mutual bilateral trade relations between the two nations. Concluding his visit to Uganda, both nations have re-affirmed their mutual desire to strengthen economic, diplomatic, military, technical, educational, scientific and cultural cooperation.

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  20. Kansas man charged over Indian shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Mercury

    A Kansas man has been charged with shooting to death an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, and federal authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. Adam Purinton, 51, was charged in Johnson County, Kansas, with one count of premeditated first degree murder and two counts of attempted premeditated first degree murder, Johnson County District Attorney Stephen Howe told a news conference.

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