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  1. South Korea's latest online celebrities: Stray cats eatingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Republic

    The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day. Viewers don't seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens.

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  2. South Korea's latest online celebrities: Stray cats eatingRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Daily Journal

    The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day. Viewers don't seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens.

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  3. Obama urges Asian-Americans to stand up to bigotryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization promotes Asian-American and Pacific Islander participation and representation in politics. Comprehensive immigration legislation cleared the Senate in ...

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  4. House OKs bill to expand civics lessonsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere and conscientious stupidity," she quoted the 1960s civil rights leader, in arguing for a bill that calls for schools to emphasize teaching more about the contributions minority groups have made to the state and nation in their history and civics classes. Several Democratic lawmakers who spoke out for the bill, most of whom are black or Hispanic, said the recent presidential elections, primarily among Republicans, has revealed a racial bias that they said permeates the nation.

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  5. 'Address to US Congress big opportunity for Modi'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rediff.com

    'This is going to be an opportunity to hear from the prime minister of the new India and the progress made in the last two years of the growing cooperation between the US and India in several areas, including areas that would have seemed implausible a few years ago.' US Congressman Ed Royce, who led the campaign to have Prime Minister Modi address a joint session of Congress, speaks to Aziz Haniffa/ Rediff.com in an exclusive interview.

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  6. We are all immigrants, Obama reminds Asian-Americans and Pacific IslandersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    ... Institute of Congressional Studies' annual awards dinner. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization promotes Asian-American and Pacific Islander participation and representation in politics. Comprehensive immigration legislation cleared the Senate in ...

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  7. Yoshi Dreams of (More Than) SushiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Austin Chronicle

    Despite opening fanfare proclaiming it a pet project of the Top Chef star, Paul Qui never planned to cut the fish , but rather saw it as a chance to endorse his longtime colleague and mentor Yoshi Okai.

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  8. Must read: That 40s show with Kunal Vijaykar and Cyrus BroachaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Funnymen Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijaykar would like to share a few interesting facts about Indian men who hit 40, who they believe, are a different species. Such are their eccentricities that it deserve a separate act.

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  9. On Native GroundFACED with Loss, Republicans Look for AlibisRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    With only nine days to go before the presidential election, it looks more and more like Democratic candidate Barack Obama will defeat Republican candidate John McCain by a substantial margin. That Obama has maintained a solid lead for the past month despite massive mudslinging and the lies of McCain and the Republican Party shows that many Americans are fed up with the same GOP nonsense we've seen in every political campaign since Richard Nixon in 1968.

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  10. Judge upholds $23 million award for unarmed man deputy shotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... does not bear a reasonable relationship to the enormity of the harm he suffered," Seltzer wrote. Lin, an Asian-American, shot Stephens, 23, four seconds after he stopped him in September 2013 for riding his bike into traffic. He mistook Stephens' ...

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  11. East West Players Partners with Los Angeles LGBT Center Interns for la Cage Aux FollesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    East West Players , the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center partner in a perfect pairing of art and social justice in the upcoming production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the beloved musical with book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman , opening Wednesday, May 18, and running through Sunday, June 26, 2016. "Since the first day of rehearsal, six 'at risk' interns from the Center's youth programs have been with us learning about all aspects of production.

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  12. Obama to Asian-Americans: Push back against 'anti-immigrant' mentalityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    President Obama told a group of Asian-Americans Wednesday night that he needs their support to help counter an anti-immigrant sentiment that has taken root in the country. "We've got to push back on any anti-immigrant sentiment," the president said at a gala dinner put sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies.

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  13. Three Salinas students earn Gates Millennium ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    SALINAS >> Getting a Gates Millennium Scholarship is the equivalent of hitting the jackpot - except the application process is more complicated than just picking numbers. And when 1,000 winners nationwide were announced this week, three Salinas students were among them: Emily García and Jacob Ngo from North Salinas High and María Rebeca Escamilla from Everett Alvarez High.

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  14. Clinton attends Asian-American forumRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attends a reception organized by a leading political association of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders as she seeks to consolidate support from minority voters. Rough Cut .

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  15. NIU issues Program Prioritization task force reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Chronicle

    Danielle Guerra - [email protected] NIU senior Raven Boyd, a journalism major, listens during the NIU town hall meeting on program prioritization in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Daily Chronicle File Photo Black Male Initiative President Jacob Clayton speaks during a memorial for slain students Joseph Graves and Quintonio LeGrier during a meeting of the Black Student Union at Northern Illinois University on January 27, 2016.

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  16. College student launches new line of dolls for boys of colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Powhatan Today

    When Jennifer Pierre visits the toy store, she sees shelves of dolls that are mostly girls and mostly white. She wants to change that.

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  17. Many Thousands GoneRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Hell on Frisco Bay

    WHO: New York filmmaker Ephraim Asili made this. WHAT: This 8-minute short opens with a title card explaining a bit of context for what we're about to see: The original 1861 Customs House was partially destroyed in a fire in 1986.

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  18. Doctor Strange Director Responds to Whitewashing CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IGN

    In a post on Twitter, the director said he is "listening" to those pushing for Asian-American representation in film-and acknowledged the "raw anger/hurt from Asian-Americans over Hollywood whitewashing, stereotyping, and erasure." "You cast a white actress so you wouldn't hurt sales...in Asia?" Takei responded .

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  19. Esther Cepeda: a Bordertowna fills many appetitesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Humans have short attention spans. We get excited about something, but then the next thing comes along and poof, there we go.

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  20. Clinton says she'll put more Asians in governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on Wednesday committed to putting more Asian American and Pacific Islanders in federal government positions if she becomes president. "I am looking forward to making sure that you are well represented in my administration a I'm putting you all on notice," she said at a reception ahead of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies annual dinner in Washington.

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