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  1. Atkins: Speech references loaded terms, past attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    President Trump's aides said the 45th president wrote his own inaugural address, which instantly became known as the "forgotten man" speech. But while the text may be the president's own, the subtext of the speech evoked a number of past statements and actions from Trump and his supporters that don't quite go along with his stated vision of unity.

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  2. Asia braces for change under Trump reignRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    After eight years of relative stability under Obama, the region faces uncertainty over how America will wield its power, says Richard Heydarian Delivering his farewell address in Chicago last week, outgoing US President Barack Obama boastfully declared that if he had told the American people "we would open up a new chapter with the Cuban people, shut down Iran's nuclear weapons programme without firing a shot, take out the mastermind of 9-11[Osama Bin Laden], you might have said our sights were set a little too high".

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  3. World briefs: Court: Korea illegally held prostitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In a landmark ruling, a South Korean court said on Friday that the government had broken the law during the 1960s and '70s by detaining prostitutes who were hired by American soldiers, and by forcing them to undergo treatment for venereal diseases. It was a victory for dozens of former prostitutes who had pressed the government to admit that it had helped create and manage a vast network of camp towns, called gijichon, where poor Korean women worked in bars and brothels frequented by American troops.

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  4. Indian Americans celebrate as Trump becomes PresidentRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Washington, Jan 21 - Indian Americans gathered for the presidential gala here to celebrate the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the US. The gala, which was attended by a hundred Indian Americans, took place at the Grand Ballroom of the central Mayflower hotel in Washington and was organised by the Asian Pacific American Advisory Council and National Committee of Asian American Republicans, American Bazaar online reported on Friday.

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  5. In Little Saigon, those who've traveled far take the long view on TrumpRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    On the big screen at the Gypsy Cafe, Barron Trump looked both curious and bewildered as he faced a crowd of thousands before his father was sworn in as president. Philip Nguyen, 54, eyed the 10-year-old on TV, and said he reminded him of his own son, 11. "My boy, he goes, 'Dad, is Trump a good guy or a bad guy?' I tell him to wait and see," he said.

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  6. Dodgers set for community outreach in annual tourRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Dodgers on Friday unveiled a nearly week-long "Dodgers Love L.A." community tour that culminates with FanFest on Jan. 28 at Dodger Stadium. The 14th annual week of community outreach and fan appreciation will feature Dodgers players, coaches, alumni and employees and Bank of America volunteers making visits throughout the Southland.

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  7. Learn MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vancouver Board of Trade

    ... As a university administrator, Ono is also known for his vision beyond the laboratory. He was the first Asian-American president of the University of Cincinnati when he was appointed in 2012. Previously, he served as the University Provost and ...

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  8. Meet Billy LeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    Bio: Le was born in Vietnam and moved to Westminster when he was 8 years old. In 2005, he graduated from Westminster High School.

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  9. Veterans star in Tet ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Wave

    Freshman Anna Pham, 14, waves flags with other Oxford Academy students while marching in the annual Tet Parade in Westminster in 2016. Steven Tran came dressed in traditional Vietnamese clothes while marching with Hung Su Viet during the annual Tet Parade in Westminster in 2016.

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  10. Trump cabinet has least academic degrees than any cabinet in 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    A third of the nominees in Trump's 15-member executive team hold only a bachelor's degree. A quarter obtained up to a master's degree, and 40 per cent achieved a law or medical degree.

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  11. Few Asian-Americans in Top Legal Jobs, National Survey RevealsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FindLaw

    ... is one of three Asian-Americans serving on the high court. With a seven-member panel, the court is 42 percent Asian-American. And there is no place like it in the country, where Asian Americans comprise more than five percent of the general ...

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  12. Guest Editorial: Lunar New Year is for losers like meRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    When I'm not mucking about the Northwest Asian Weekly office, I work as a graphic designer. Mostly for fun, I also churn out stock clipart for pennies on the hour.

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  13. Celebrate Chinese New Year by pulling out the stir fryerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    At the same time many of us are packing away our noisemakers and Champagne glasses, people all over the world are just beginning to prepare for the new year. Chinese New Year is a celebration of the lunar new year - the first day on a calendar based on the phases of the moon.

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  14. My Mom's Skin-Care Secrets Made Me The Man I Am TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    There isn't a single moment I can remember when I didn't have to confront what I saw in my mirror's reflection. After all, I was the sole Asian-American growing up in rural Colorado Springs, a mostly caucasian city.

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  15. Kyowa Hakko's study supports L-arginine boosting activity of L-arginine/L-citrulline comboRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

    A patented L-citrulline/L-arginine ingredient is more effective in boosting plasma L-arginine levels than the individual amino acids alone, says a new study. "[O]ur data shows that a combination of oral L-citrulline and L-arginine effectively increases plasma L-arginine levels in humans.

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  16. In A Trump Era World, Silicon Valley Has Shifted Its Goal PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    "Had a moment of nostalgia today about when we were just fighting to keep racists from giving talks at programming [conferences] and then got real sad," Leigh Honeywell tweeted on November 29. A few weeks after that, Honeywell - a security response manager at Slack - Ka-Ping Yee, Valerie Aurora and others organized the Never Again Pledge , a public oath from workers in the technology industry to refuse to participate in the use of tech for racial and religious targeting. "We have educated ourselves on the history of threats like these, and on the roles that technology and technologists played in carrying them out," the pledge reads.

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    14 hrs ago | Sampan

    Kwong Kow Chinese School will host its Forward Chinese New Year Celebration and Fundraising Gala at Empire Garden, celebrating 101 years in the Chinese community.

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  18. Supreme Court should allow Portland's The Slants to trademark name (Letter to the editor)Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The Supreme Court raised doubts this week about a law that bars the government from registering trademarks that are deemed offensive. The justices heard arguments in a dispute involving an Asian-American band called the Slants of Portland that was denied a trademark because the U.S. Patent and Trademark office says the name disparages Asians.

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  19. George Takei's internment musical Allegiance returns to Canadian movie theatresRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    Human-rights activist George Takei has warned that the proposed U.S. Muslim registry mirrors the events that led up to the internment of Japanese Americans during the Second World War. The National Association of Japanese Canadians have also decried the rise of Islamophobia and racism in the wake of the election of Donald Trump.

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  20. Trump's foreign policy mantra: 'Peace through strength'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    "Peace through strength will be at the center of that foreign policy. This principle will make possible a stable, more peaceful world with less conflict and more common ground," the White House said, releasing the broad contours of its foreign policy under the Trump administration, soon after the real-estate tycoon was sworn-in as the 45th US President.

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