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  1. Oops! George Takei To Democrats: Use Filibuster To Stop Trump NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Daily Caller

    Actor George Takei gestures at the premiere of the movie "Star Trek" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, Calif., April 30, 2009. The movie opens in the U.S. on May 8. George Takei called on Democrats in the Senate to filibuster President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet appointees - even though they can't.

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  2. Census Bureau releases list of counties requiring Asian-language...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    This week, the Census Bureau released an updated list of counties that are required by the federal Voting Rights Act to provide translated ballots and voting materials for specific language minority groups. In 1975, Congress amended the Voting Rights Act to include protections for language minority citizens via Section 203, which requires that certain jurisdictions translate all voting materials into specified languages, based on decennial Census data.

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  3. Letters: We need a culture change if we are to improve our educationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    WORK ETHIC: Students take part in an exam in a middle school Xian of Shaanxi Province, China.Could Scotland learn from the attitude to work and study prevalent in Far Eastern countries? Picture: China Photos/Getty Images I READ with interest the latest Programme for Student Assessment results - they reflect very poorly on our education system and on our culture, with cultural issues predominating . To anyone who has seen the BBC documentary called School Swap, where three youngsters from Wales attended schools in South Korea, then all the talk about the critical importance to attainment of pupil and parental aspirations suddenly makes sense.

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  4. Women dominate creative roles in newly funded webseriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    Of the seven webseries selected for funding five are written and directed by women, and a sixth is a story about women. The webseries also span a wide range of diversity of stories, cultures and target audiences.

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  5. Asian gay men's sexual health to be focus of community forumRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    ASIAN gay and bisexual men are testing for HIV at record levels revealed in the first research of its kind in 14 years.

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  6. Spring into new year with White Rock Chinese AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A gala celebration featuring both international and local entertainers - presented by the White Rock Chinese Association - will usher in the Year of the Rooster this coming January. The Sunday, Jan. 22 event at the Bell Performing Arts Centre , is called Spring China at White Rock, underlining the fact that while there is no such thing, per se, as 'Chinese New Year' in Chinese culture, a festival welcoming the beginning of spring is one of the biggest traditional celebrations in the Chinese calendar.

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  7. Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Scoop

    Explore the dynamic stories of Chinese life in New Zealand in Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey , a new exhibition celebrating 175-years of Chinese New Zealanders. Launching in February during the hugely popular Lantern Festival in Auckland Domain, you'll be able to uncover the rich and varied experiences of Chinese people in New Zealand between the frames of close to 100 compelling and rarely-seen photographs.

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  8. In his own safe spaceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Ouray County Plaindealer

    College campuses have had a go of it this past year, what with feeling the Bern, becoming Never-Trumpers and trying to accommodate students needing their safe spaces. Our delicate little flowers, whom we protected growing up by allowing them ribbons for fifth place finishes, by never handing out Fs as grades and by encasing them in bubble wrap every time they rode their bikes, are off to college and need even more protection.

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  9. Life expectancy in the U.S. was 36.5 days shorter in 2015 than in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Courier-Tribune

    The final numbers for 2015 are in and it's now official: Life expectancy for Americans was shorter last year than it was the year before. A person born in the U.S. in 2015 could expect to live 78.8 years, on average.

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  10. George Takei: Donald Trump is 'uninformed'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WEHT

    "Star Trek" actor George Takei blasted Donald Trump Thursday, calling him "uninformed" and warning against the President-elect's campaign promises to build a database of Muslims in America. Takei referenced his own family's experience of being placed on a registry, and later held for four years in a Japanese prison camp during World War II.

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  11. NIH Funds Center for Diabetes Translation Research led by Albert Einstein College of MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    The center-the New York Regional Center for Diabetes Translation Research -also includes faculty from the Icahn School of Medicine at and the New York Academy of Medicine and will serve as a collaborative hub for investigators conducting studies on pre-diabetes, diabetes and its complications. "Our overall goal is to improve the health of people who have diabetes or are at risk for developing it, with a focus on low-income communities and various racial and ethnic groups that are disproportionately affected by the disease and poor access to care," says Dr. Wylie-Rosett.

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  12. Doblin: George Takei tackles America's final frontier: racismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Doblin: George Takei tackles America's final frontier: racism George Takei is my hero. The "Star Trek" icon is tackling racism in America.

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  13. 2017 Resolution Solutions: Maximize Workplace Benefits Using Four Seasonal StepsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    With 2017 around the corner, Lincoln Financial Group recommends that consumers think now about strengthening their overall financial situations, starting with a year-long resolution that maximizes their workplace benefits using four seasonal steps. As part of a new campaign, the company is encouraging Americans to set and achieve realistic financial planning goals over the course of the year.

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  14. A Year in Reading: Bich Minh NguyenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... structures. Peter Ho Davies's The Fortunes gives us a part of American history that's often overlooked: the Asian-American experience through the building of the transcontinental railroad, early Hollywood, and more. The rage here, like the prose, is ...

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  15. Holiday anxiety and depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Last month, a Chinese worker at Amazon jumped from the top of the Amazon building. He survived, but broke his legs.

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  16. Sammy Lee, 2-time Olympic diving champion, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... Beach. He was the school's oldest living Olympian. The 5-foot Lee, who was of Korean descent, was the first Asian-American to win an Olympic gold medal for the U.S. Lee became the first man to win consecutive Olympic titles in platform diving in ...

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  17. Trump is an eerily perfect match with this famous 14-point guide to fascismRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    In 1995, Umberto Eco, the late Italian intellectual giant and novelist most famous for The Name of the Rose , wrote a guide describing the primary features of fascism. As a child, Eco was a loyalist of Mussolini, an experience that made him quick to detect the markers of fascism later in life, when he became a revered public intellectual and political voice.

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  18. Rock Band Releases Song for Supreme Court Trademark BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Law.com

    The Slants, an Asian-American rock band battling the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, is also rallying fans and raising money on a crowdfunding site.

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  19. Asian-American rock band sings about its Supreme Court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Asian-American rock band "The Slants" released a new song about its case that is scheduled to be argued before the Supreme Court next month. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the band a trademark on its name, having decided "The Slants" was offensive.

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  20. Merkley, liberals push to keep Bannon from the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., is leading a progressive charge against President-elect Donald Trump 's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, seeking to ratchet up the pressure to stop him from becoming Trump's White House counselor. He and a coalition of some three-score progressive, religious and ethnic organizations are protesting Bannon's appointment as chief White House strategist and senior counsel in the Trump administration.

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