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  1. Court nominee pool diversity knockedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Maryland Gazette

    A decade has passed since an African-American served on the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court - and the latest short list of nominations for judgeships may keep it that way. The list of candidates for two openings on the bench, sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley , has no minority candidates.


  2. The Folks Who Made 'Asian-American Doll' Tried...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    As the makers were desperately trying to avoid racial stereotypes, Asian-American doll has no academic strengths or weaknesses, an empty playhouse and no name. "Last Christmas we released a Native American doll named Flying Eagle and we still haven't heard the end of it," explained the cheery narrator.


  3. Push economic reforms, not a revisionist agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    The British media in reporting the Japanese election results commented that these were much as expected. They did not see Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's election win as a ringing endorsement of him or his policies.


  4. And why are non-Malays angry with BN? Because of Umno! - Teresa tells Dr M to look in the mirrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Malaysia Chronicle

    Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has come under more criticism from the opposition over his claims that Malays have been reduced to beggars due to their weakened political dominance, and have to rely on support from other races to remain in power. DAP national vice chairman Teresa Kok said the former prime minister's tactic of using the purported loss of Malay dominance to rally Malays into supporting Umno is a bogey that will not work.


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    Yesterday | PR Log

    For the best party wear Salwar Kameez, Ethnic Station is the perfect online destination for buyers. Get the Widest Collection at Ethnic


  6. More power to Indian diaspora in USRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nerve News

    Washington, Dec 21 - Notching successes in fields as diverse as poetry and politics, some three million- strong Indian American community packed more power and influence far beyond their numbers in the year gone by. A record 30 Indian Americans jumped into November's electoral battle with Republican Nikki Haley and Democrat Kamala Harris handily winning back their jobs as South Carolina governor and California's attorney general respectively.


  7. Korean residents association in Japan considers registering as corporate bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    The main association representing Korean residents in Japan has begun to consider the possibility of becoming a Japanese corporate entity in a move aimed at boosting the organization's transparency, officials said Sunday. MINDAN was established in 1946, a year after Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule, to protect the rights and interests of Koreans living in Japan.


  8. David L Ryan/Globe staff file Patrick's selections leave imprint on Mass. judiciaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... chief justice, Roderick L. Ireland (since retired) , its first black woman, Geraldine S. Hines , its first Asian-American, Fernande R.V. Duffly, and its first openly gay jurist, Barbara A. Lenk. When new Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants took the oath of ...


  9. Phoenix's mountains are religious sites for Valley tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    The Hohokam farmed the Salt River Valley, created elaborate canal irrigation systems and left behind worship space, according to archeologists Phoenix's mountains are religious sites for Valley tribes The Hohokam farmed the Salt River Valley, created elaborate canal irrigation systems and left behind worship space, according to archeologists Check out this story on This "ball court" site at the Pueblo Grand Museum at 4619 E. Washington St is from the prehistoric Hohokam, who dwelled in the area dating as far as 300 B.C. and farmed the Salt River Valley.


  10. Pakistan cries foul over kabaddi defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    "Khuda da khauf khao. Ae kabaddi karvaun dahe ho......Unjh hi sadi team nu bahar kadh deo..." .


  11. Japanese women told to turn in their bras for fear of pokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Reina Nagata and Eri Kamataki were announced as the new campaign models for Japan's lingerie maker Triumph International at the company's headquarters in Tokyo in October 2014. Nagata, 22, is Miss Earth Japan 2014 and Kamataki, 19, is the Miss Teen Japan runner-up.


  12. Blu Boys 2nd in Asian softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    The Philippine Blu Boys settled for second place in the 14th Asian Men's Softball Championship after dropping a 0-5 setback to perennial champ Japan in yesterday's grand finals at Kallang Softball Diamond Stadium in Singapore. The Blu Boys couldn't get things going against the powerhouse Japanese, who completed an unbeaten run to their seventh straight Asian crown in the world championship-qualifying tourney featuring six nations.


  13. Malay population the most unhealthy group in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    Latest statistics from the national disease registry reveal that a disproportionate number of diabetics and patients with kidney failure, heart attacks and strokes come from this group. Although Malays account for 13.5 per cent of the population, they make up 24.4 per cent of people on dialysis.


  14. The Obama-Reid Quiet Judicial Fallout from the Nuclear OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Kos

    ... federal judge. He has placed more female and Hispanic judges than any previous president, and more Asian-American and openly gay judges than all other presidents combined." "The nuclear option also freed Obama to appoint some more liberal judges, ...


  15. Sociodemographic factors associated with the use of mental health...Read the original story

    Saturday | BioMed Central

    Sociodemographic factors associated with the use of mental health services in depressed adults: results from the Korea national health and nutrition examination survey Department of Medical Nutrition, Graduate School of East-west Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, Yongin-si 446-701, Gyeonggi-do, Korea BackgroundThe aims of this study were to determine the utilization of mental health services by adults with a depressive mood and to identify the influencing sociodemographic factors, using a nationwide representative Korean sample.MethodsThe study included 2735 subjects, aged 19?years or older, who had experienced a depressive mood continuously for over 2?weeks within the previous year, using the data from KNHANES IV , which was performed between 2007 and 2009, and involved a nationally representative sample of the Korean community population who were visited at home.


  16. China arrests US aid worker near N. Korean borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Korean-American aid worker running a school in a Chinese city near North Korea has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and possession of fake invoices, his lawyer said Friday, in a sign that authorities are increasingly sensitive about activities by foreigners in the border region. Shanghai-based lawyer Zhang Peihong said he was notified by prosecutors in China's northeastern Yanbian prefecture of the arrest of Peter Hahn, a 74-year-old Christian who ran a vocational school for Chinese and Korean youth for more than a decade in the border town of Tumen.


  17. Should Profiling Be Banned?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement.


  18. VIDEO: Gay Asian support group createdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BBC News

    A support group has been set up in memory of an Asian doctor who took his own life, days after telling his family he was gay. Homosexuality remains taboo for many in the Asian community for religious and cultural reasons, with some gay men and women ostracised from their families.


  19. A young mother's dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sun-Star

    I am in my 30s and a mother of three lovely children. The eldest, I bore out of wedlock.


  20. REALLY? Year 2014 sees BN slowly regaining support of the peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Malaysia Chronicle

    Nevertheless, if this year's by-election results are a good gauge, there are signs that the coalition is regaining the confidence and support of the electorate. Having emerged victorious in three of the four by-elections it had participated in, the BN's success has sparked a glimmer of hope that it still has good prospects of continuing to steer the nation.