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  1. Joaquin Castro - Joaquin Castro says Donald Trump defended World War II internment campsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PolitiFact

    Joaquin Castro gives a thumbs up to the crowd on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, used his speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention to share the story of his grandmother, an immigrant from Mexico.

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  2. Korea, Japan to meet for follow-up measures on comfort women foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea and Japan will hold a meeting next month to discuss follow-up measures related to a foundation launched to help Korean women sexually abused by Japan during its colonial rule of the peninsula in the first half of the 20th century, government sources said Friday. The meeting is likely to be held in the second week of August, and it will mark the first time for both sides to get together after the foundation kicked off work on Thursday in Seoul.

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  3. Pak Se-ri to Lead Korean Women Golfers in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Golf star Pak Se-ri will coach the Korean women's golf team in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month. "The goal is to win all three medals available -- gold, silver, and bronze," Pak told reporters Wednesday.

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  4. Feature: A rare rainbow connection in Richmond_1Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Richmond News

    Church helps open doors for all but the LGBTQ community doesn't feel safe being visible in Richmond, says Sandra Nixon Members of Gilmore United Church want to make it clear their doors are open to the LGBTQ community. The church will launch an LGBTQ outreach program in the fall.

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  5. Democrats Pitched a Really Big Tent at Their ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... who was a victim of human trafficking , spoke about the issue. A presentation honored the history of Asian-American lawmakers. Speakers included Reps. Judy Chu and Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Mazie Hirono. Republicans. Rear Adm. (Ret.) John Hutson ...

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  6. VIDEO: Heartbreaking DNC Speech From Mom Who Lost Her Son In OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Unicorn Booty

    After this opening line from Christine Leinonen's speech at the Democratic National Convention, the entire audience fell under a hush. She lost her only son, Christopher and his boyfriend Juan along with the 47 others gunned down in the June 12 Orlando Shooting .

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  7. Tribes, farms wary of proposed cuts in water deliveries from Lake MeadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Tribes are apprehensive, cities are more upbeat and farmers stand somewhere in between over a proposed plan to cut CAP water deliveries to keep Lake Mead from falling to dangerously low levels. At separate meetings here this week, tribal officials, attorneys and irrigation officials grilled Central Arizona Project officials about the proposal.

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  8. Hong Kong gets early taste of Hanwoo, Korean beef that rivals KobeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Similar to Japanese wagyu, but with a beefier taste, Hanwoo is rarely exported due to demand at home, but you can try it in a few select restaurants in Hong Kong Since late last year, premium Korean beef, called Hanwoo, has been making its way onto menus in some Hong Kong restaurants, as the city is one of the first places allowed to import it. Hanwoo refers to cattle indigenous to Korea which are raised only in the country, unlike wagyu , which is bred in countries outside Japan, including Australia and the United States.

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  9. AG Fines auto dealership $250,000 for taking advantage of Spanish speaking customerRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    ... early 1960s. He went on to become the first person of color elected to the Seattle City Council and the first Asian-American elected to public office in the Pacific Northwest. A Spanish-language version of this news release is available here .

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  10. Olympics 2016: Maneka Gandhi meets Dipa KarmakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CricketCountry.com

    Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday met Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympic games at Rio. Dipa Karmakar is the mascot for WCD Ministry's flagship programme as well as Prime Minister's pet project 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme for Gomati District in Tripura A Getty Images New Delhi: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Thursday met Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympic games at Rio and 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' ambassador, for a warm send-off.

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  11. Kawaii's Comedown: Japan's Culture of Cute Sports UpRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Women's Wear Daily

    The style was once entirely focused on girlish femininity: encouraging women to exude a childlike sweetness through their wardrobe, restaurant preferences, and even their tone of voice, to an often-unsettling effect. But as observed by WWD in cities including Fukuoka, Okayama, Hiroshima, Nagoya, Osaka and Tokyo, the frilly, youth-centric style is now imbued with an athletic context, proposing a stronger feminine ideal.

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  12. We live longer than anyone elseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Standard

    Hong Kong men and women live longer than any other people on the planet, says a Japanese study.Hong Kong women have overtaken Japanese women for longevity, with the average life expectancy reaching 87.32 years in 2015 compared with 87.02 years in Japan, according to statistics from Japan's Welfare Ministry.Spanish women ranked third at 85.58 years followed by South Korea at 85.5 years and Switzerl... Hong Kong women have overtaken Japanese women for longevity, with the average life expectancy reaching 87.32 years in 2015 compared with 87.02 years in Japan, according to statistics from Japan's Welfare Ministry. Spanish women ranked third at 85.58 years followed by South Korea at 85.5 years and Switzerland at 85.2 years.

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  13. Visible and Invisible: Hapas and ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KQED

    Walk toward the far right corner of the Japanese American Museum of San Jose's newest rotating exhibit and you'll find yourself face to face with a wall of post-its. They're medium sized, all in pastel pinks, blues and yellows, with various answers scribbled onto them in black ink: "1/2 Japanese, 1/4 Dutch, 1/4 Lithuanian."

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  14. Meera Menon's New Thriller Tackles Wall Street in Powerful Women-Centric FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | India.com

    Hollywood's love-hate relationship with Wall Street is not new. From the 1987 film, "Wall Street," to the more recent ones like "The Big Short" and "The Wolf of Wall Street," the financial world of stock markets, greed, scams, money, betrayals and power has always caught the fancy of filmmakers.

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  15. Pinoy Pride Vancouver returns to Vancouver Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    After a one-year absence, the Filipino Canadian LGBT group is again walking in the Vancouver Pride Parade on Sunday . And according to co-chair Gary Lising, the association is bringing along some of its friends in the ethnic community.

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  16. Game on: World Youth Basketball Tournament revs up in KonaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    With the sounds of squeaking shoes on the hard court and refs whistles serving as the soundtrack for anxiety-filled free throws, summertime basketball was in full swing at the World Youth Basketball Tournament on Wednesday. The youth tournament kicked off with an explosive first game at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium between Kaba and Southside in a Boys Junior Division game.

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  17. Champion of veterans, Edward Chow, Jr., passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Edward Chow, Jr., the son of Seattle civic activist and Chinese community pioneer Ruby Chow, died at his home from pancreatic cancer on July 22. "I am deeply saddened by the passing of Secretary Ed Chow, a soldier and a public servant who touched the lives of countless veterans in Maryland," said Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen in a statement. Chow was Maryland's Secretary of Veterans Affairs from 2009 to 2015.

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  18. K-12 education, according to KumRoon MaksirisombatRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    KumRoon Maksirisombat is running for the top job at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction . He's one of nine candidates, and as the only Asian American running for that office, we asked him to share his ideas and concerns about the superintendent's responsibilities for K-12 education.

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  19. Korean jobless men have hard time getting marriedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Unemployment affects Korean men's marriage prospects much more so than women's, with a vast majority of jobless Korean men in their late 20s and early 30s staying single, a study showed on Monday. The report, released by the Korea Women's Development Institute , discovered that only 4.1 per cent of unemployed men aged 25-29 were married as of last year, while 48.8 per cent of unemployed Korean women in the same age group were married.

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  20. Sonia Gandhi mourns the demise of Mahasweta DeviRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 28 : Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Thursday mourned the demise of activist and litterateur Mahasweta Devi, who passed away at the age of 90. Smt Sonia Gandhi has deeply mourned the passing away of outstanding writer progressive grassroots intellectual, Mahasweta Devi, a tweet on the official account of INC read. Remembering her as a writer who addressed the issues and conscience of the subaltern, the middle class and women, Smt Gandhi said that through her writings, Mahasweta Devi incessantly fought injustice, oppression, inequality bias.

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