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  1. Thank you so much for sharingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BlogHer

    While a San Francisco jury sided with venture capital giant Kleiner Perkins in Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit , the four-week trial has given us a peek into exactly what kind of obstacles women face at big Silicon Valley venture capital firms and the broader startup world. Pao testified that she was pressured into a consensual affair with a married male colleague and was repeatedly excluded from important meetings, including a dinner with Al Gore to which only men were invited.

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  2. Honouliuli dedicated as National MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KITV-TV

    Preserving a difficult chapter in our nation's history. Today the Honouliuli National Monument -- site of the largest internment camp in Hawaii -- will be dedicated as a National historic site.

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  3. Threat to sue over 'damage to Ko image'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Otago Daily Times

    The father of golfing superstar Lydia Ko says he is planning to take legal action against Auckland Korean Society members who he claims have severely damaged Ko's image. Last month, an Internal Affairs investigation found that more than $100,000 from a Korean Government bank had been filtered through the society's bank account to the bank account of Ko's mother.

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  4. Vietnam War: Little Saigon residents watch their history on screenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    These have been days of remembrance in Little Saigon with the screening of two films looking back at the Vietnam War at a suburban Orange County theater in the heart of the nation's most prominent Vietnamese American community. By Monday, hundreds of locals had posed on the red carpet inside the Regency Theatres in Westminster, snapping selfies with decorated veterans and cast members of the movie "Ride the Thunder."

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  5. Better science needed to prove S-equol menopause potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NutraIngredients

    "T he current data are tantalizing enough to suggest that there may for some women be benefits from considering the use of S-equol in menopause, not only for it potential for alleviating [menopause symptoms] but also because of possible other unrelated benefits," said study co-author and scientific director at Rapid Medical Research in Ohio, Wulf Utian. However, the review pointed to a number of holes in the scientific evidence.

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  6. Indian-American woman jailed for 30 yrs for female foeticideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    A 33-year-old Indian-American woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the United States for female foeticide and child maltreatment of a dependent. Purvi Patel, was sentenced on the neglect of a dependent charge to 30 years in prison with 20 years executed, 10 suspended.

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  7. New cinema complex targets expats, touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Nation

    With a blend of art and innovation, Quartier CineArt aims to offer a distinctive experience for both Thai movie lovers and expatriates, particularly Japanese residing in the Sukhumvit area of Bangkok. Major Cineplex Group, the country's largest theatre chain, has occupied 6,500 square metres on the fourth floor of The EmQuartier shopping centre, and equipped eight screens with the latest cinema technology under the Bt500-million Quartier CineArt project.

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  8. Research and Markets: China Consumers and Sustainability 2014Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Chinese are highly engaged in the environmental and sustainable space; environmental and social responsibility are not thought of as transient ideals, but as foundational principles: - Understanding which environmental and social issues resonate with Chinese consumers will allow industries to better communicate with this emerging target: food safety, indoor air pollution, water conservation and quality of education are high concerns. - In addition, while Chinese attitudes toward eating healthier are growing, food safety and GMO content in foods create concern among the majority of Chinese.

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  9. Hawaii internment camp to be dedicated as national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii's largest internment camp where Japanese-Americans and others were held during World War II is being dedicated as a national monument. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Hawaii Gov. David Ige and other officials for a dedication ceremony Tuesday of the Honouliuli National Monument.

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  10. Anita and Ed LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

    Editor's Note: This is one of many stories about the Chinese-American city that San Francisco is publishing over the next month, all part of the April 2015 Chinese Issue. To peruse the rest of the issue's contents, and to read stories as they become available online, click here .

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  11. A Guide to Chinatown's Dependably Weird BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

    Editor's Note: This is one of many stories about the Chinese-American city that San Francisco is publishing over the next month, all part of the April 2015 Chinese Issue. To peruse the rest of the issue's contents, and to read stories as they become available online, click here .

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  12. Community cafe working to break Asian drug tabooRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    MISUSE: A drugs rehab worker is helping to reach out to the Asian community and warn drug users about the dangers DRUG rehab worker Mubashir Khan said a new community cafe is helping the Asian community tackle the taboo subject of substance misuse, but wants to reach out to more addicts and their families. A former user himself, the 34-year-old from Burnley hopes to raise awareness about the Ehsaas centre, within the Cornerhouse Cafe in Brierfield, and is looking for volunteers to help.

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  13. Constance Wu: 'Fresh Off the Boat' Will Tip its Hat to 'All-American Girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Fresh Off the Boat , ABC's family sitcom based on Eddie Huang 's memoir, is not only delivering the first Asian-American series on network television in two decades, but the series is also hitting home for audiences of many ethnicities thanks to ...

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  14. Being a Model Minority is a Double-Edged Sword in Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The Defense Department has rolled out supersecret smartphones for work and maybe play, made by anti-government-surveillance firm Silent Circle, The Defense Department has rolled out supersecret smartphones for work and maybe play, made by anti-government-surveillance firm Silent Circle, BlackBerry's turnaround strategy -- focusing on software as its smartphone business has declined -- has not been pretty. But the worst may be here.

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  15. India Network Foundation issues travel advisory to all US bound...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PRWeb

    India Network has been helping thousands of families every year with their health insurance needs. Travel advisory is to help visitors understand the complexity of health care costs in the United States.

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  16. One World Holdings, Inc. (OWOO) Prettie Girls! Collection of...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

    March 31, 2015 One World Holdings, Inc. subsidiary The One World Doll Project continues to make waves in the retail toy market with their The Prettie Girls! multicultural doll collection, featuring well thought out, hip young girl characters grounded in good values and expressing an attitude of respect for all cultures. The lineup of dolls includes a healthy mix of ethnicities and cultural backgrounds and currently consists of Lena , Valencia , Kimani , Dahlia , Alexie , and Hana .

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  17. Dallas Summer Musical's King and I Whistles (and Sings) Happy TunesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    Dallas Summer Musicals, so often the host of half-baked road-weary tours of recent Broadway flops, has produced its own fairly lavish and beautifully cast revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic The King and I , now winding up its short run at Fair Park. It's a good time to get reacquainted with the 60-year-old show.

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  18. The rise of the Korean metrosexualRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Young Korean men make a conscious effort to look good, even if it means using makeup, according to a government survey Tuesday. About one-third of the men surveyed said they had used a makeup compact at least once in the past month, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said.

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  19. Female foeticide: Indian American woman jailed for 20 yearsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Washington: An Indian American woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following her conviction last month for of female foeticide. Purvi Patel, 33, comes from a family of Indian immigrants who settled in Granger, Indiana, a suburb of South Bend.

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  20. Eek! How your face reveals your body's real ageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Think your looks belie your age? Soon there will be an app to tell you how old you really look, and whether your body's age is out of whack with your chronological age. "Our study is the first to use 3D facial images to predict biological age in a human population to identify fast and slow agers," says Jing-Dong Han of the Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences in China.

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