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  1. New ABC sitcom focuses on Asian-Americans immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    What: “Fresh off the Boat”When: 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, then moves to 8 p.m. Tuesdays starting Feb. 10, on ABC 

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  2. Japan finds itself deeply involved in the global fight against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    But in doing so, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto suffered his own gruesome fate - apparently becoming the latest foreigner to be decapitated by ISIS. A newly distributed video from ISIS appears to show the beheaded body of Goto.

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  3. Why Japan is unlikely to retreat in wake of hostage crisisRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | MacLeans

    The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been brutally reminded that the world is a dangerous place. In a shock to a country that can feel insulated from distant geopolitical problems, two of its own have reportedly been killed by Islamic radicals in Syria, the latest apparently beheaded in a video posted online this weekend by militant websites.

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  4. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj holds bilateral talks with Chinese counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DNA India

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on a host of bilateral and multilateral issues, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to China in May. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of People's Republic of China in Beijing on Sunday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on a host of bilateral and multilateral issues, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to China in May. The 62-year-old leader, who arrived in Beijing on Saturday on a four-day visit, met Wang ahead of her meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday.

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  5. This day in history: Feb. 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    On Feb. 1, 1865, during the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began the Carolinas Campaign as they invaded South Carolina.

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  6. Sushma Swaraj holds bilateral talks with Chinese counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on a host of bilateral and multilateral issues, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to China in May. The 62-year-old leader, who arrived here on Saturday on a four-day visit, met Wang ahead of her meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday. "How are you, my friend Wang?" she said as she shook hands with her Chinese counterpart before the talks, in a display of warmth and friendship.

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  7. Late Poongsan Group founder's wife dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Bae Jun-young, wife of the late Poongsan Group founder Ryu Chan-u, died Saturday after suffering from a chronic disease. She was 87. Bae is widely known for her passion in educating and supporting Korean women in sports.

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  8. Japan mourns Kenji Goto as caring and courageous reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Whether in tsunami-stricken northeastern Japan or conflict-ridden Sierra Leone, the stories of the vulnerable, the children and the poor drove the work of journalist Kenji Goto. The news of his purported killing by Islamic State militants sent Japan into shock and mourning early Sunday morning, days after his plight as a hostage in Syria united many people in praying for his release.

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  9. The New York Indian Film Festival and Asian American Film Lab to Collaborate to Promote DiversityRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

    The New York Indian Film Festival and the Asian American Film Lab to join forces to promote diverse filmmakers through the 72 Hour Shootout and productions ranging from film to television! PRLog - Feb. 1, 2015 - NEW YORK -- The Asian American Film Laba , and the New York Indian Film Festival , are excited to announce they will be collaborating to promote diversity in mainstream media! NYIFF, an acclaimed festival now entering its fifteenth year, will now be adding a special screening of the top ten films of the Film Lab's annual 72 Hour Shootout , the Film Lab's well-known annual global filmmaking competition which promotes and supports diversity in mainstream media.

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    13 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second right, talks during a ministerial meeting at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 after the release of an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

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  11. Japanese shocked, saddened by purported slaying of hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    Japanese women react as they read extra newspapers in Tokyo reporting about an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, Sunday morning, Feb. 1, 2015. Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday after the video was posted on militant websites late Saturday Middle East time.

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  12. The Secret Millions of Beautiful Asian Women Do Not Want You To Know AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    A secret has been kept from you by millions of Asian women who have used this for decades to maintain wonderful, glowing and amazing skin. Now one company is bringing this secret to the US market and worldwide.

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  13. PM Narendra Modi to visit China in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | DNA India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today ahead of her meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. "Modiji is going to come in May. I will give them dates today.

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  14. Today in History for Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Gen. William T. Sherman began the Carolinas Campaign as they invaded South Carolina. Abolitionist John S. Rock became the first black lawyer admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  15. Translators to hire over 300 for new Flushing officeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... at home, according to census data. More than 70% of the residents in the area encompassing Flushing Plaza are Asian-American, and more than 86% of those who live in Zip Code 11355 speak a language other than English at home, according to the most ...

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  16. Sushma lands in Beijing on four-day visitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Saturday on a four-day visit to China during which she would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and hold talks with her Chinese counterpart on wide-ranging bilateral and multilateral issues besides attending the Russia-India-China trilateral. Swaraj is expected to finalise arrangements for opening the second route of the Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra in Tibet for which China agreed last year to open it for Indian pilgrims.

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  17. Kenji Goto: Japanese journalist sought 'the story of what ISIS wants to do'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Kenji Goto had every reason to stay home in Japan. A successful career. An adoring mother.

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  18. Love 'Boat': ABC sitcom a breath of 'Fresh' airRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The series is only the second sitcom to focus on an Asian-American family, after Margaret Cho's "All-American Girl," which ran briefly way back in 1994. It's 1995, and Taiwan immigrant and father Louis is moving his family from D.C.'s Chinatown to Orlando, Fla.

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  19. Islamic State militants say they killed 2nd Japanese hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Islamic State claimed to have beheaded a Japanese journalist in a video released Saturday night, culminating a two-week drama that appears to have cost the lives of two Japanese men. The video of the killing of the journalist, Kenji Goto, came two days after a deadline set by the extremists expired and the Jordanian government failed to give in to their demands that they exchange a convicted would-be suicide bomber for Goto's life.

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  20. Japan omits images, words linked to hostage crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tokyo a Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood - or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese men in Syria - have been omitted. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities - typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy.

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