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  1. California Sen. Janet Nguyen, a Vietnamese refugee, becomes a symbol...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    State Sen. Janet Nguyen instantly became a GOP hero after she was forcibly removed from the Senate floor this week while attempting to make a statement about the Vietnam war that was critical of the late Sen. Tom Hayden's anti-war activism. By Saturday, stickers saying "I stand with Janet" adorned jacket lapels everywhere at the California GOP convention, which screened a short video chronicling Nguyen's ordeal.

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  2. TV: The OARead the original story

    Yesterday | The Yale Herald

    ... suspension of disbelief. To top it all off, the casting directors just representation: for example, the Vietnamese-American transgender character is actually played by a Vietnamese-American transgender teen, something that is (sadly) refreshing. ...

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  3. Viewing the eclipse through our ancestors' eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Keizertimes.com

    On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will pass over the breadth of the United States for the first time since 1918. While the ease with which we access information now allows us remove the mystique from celestial events.

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  4. State Senate Democrats blunt free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orange County Register

    ... I felt compelled to tell my colleagues what Sen. Hayden's support of the communist regime meant to the Vietnamese-American community. Prior to my speech, I notified the Senate Pro Tem's Office of my desire to speak on this subject matter and ...

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  5. Teen - slaves' worked in UK nuclear bunker dope farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    There was no natural light, no fresh air and water had to be physically brought in. Deep inside a former nuclear bunker in Britain's countryside, Vietnamese teenagers worked in slave-like conditions, tending to a vast marijuana farm of several thousand plants worth an estimated A 1 million.

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  6. War bride still pines for hubbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Hanoi: It's been more than 60 years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, left her in Vietnam, but the 94-year-old still sleeps with a body pillow she fashioned from his military uniform. She is one of scores of Vietnamese women who fell in love with soldiers from Japan's occupying force, going on to carve a life with them at the end of the war.

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  7. Editorial: San Jose, water district need a better system to deal with flood dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Serious questions have surfaced in the wake of the Coyote Creek floods in San Jose that sent hundreds of residents fleeing their homes - many rescued by boat - and will take millions of dollars to clean up. Why weren't people warned sooner? Why didn't hydrologists from the Santa Clara Valley Water District accurately predict when the stream would overflow its banks? On the early warning, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo cops to a city failure.

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  8. Vietnam lady clings to lost Japanese loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    It's been more than 60 years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, left her in Vietnam, but the 94-year-old still sleeps with a body pillow she fashioned from his military uniform. She is one of scores of Vietnamese women who fell in love with soldiers from Japan's occupying force, going on to carve a life with them at the end of the war.

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  9. Female GOP State Senator Speaks Out About Commie Sympathizer, Silenced by Dem MajorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RedState

    ... the United States as refugees when she was five, and was raised in Southern California. She is the first Vietnamese-American state legislator, representing a heavily Vietnamese area of Orange County. She holds, as do many of the people she ...

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  10. California senator removed after criticizing late lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... internal review. He said the rules were explained to Nguyen and her staff beforehand. Nguyen, the first Vietnamese-American woman elected to the California Legislature, was born in Saigon and fled with her family on a small wooden boat, according to ...

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  11. Let state Sen. Janet Nguyen be heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wave

    It isn't every day that a state senator is forcibly removed from the Senate floor, but that is exactly what happened to state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Garden Grove, yesterday. Her crime? Holding an opposing viewpoint.

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  12. A Girl Named SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Austin Chronicle

    This is the world premiere of a new play by Vietnamese-American playwright Christine Hoang a with songs by the Korean-American singer/songwriter BettySoo a . It's an exploration of relationships between Asian and Black communities in America, friendship and strain between men and women of color, ties between immigrant Americans and first-generation Americans, and love between parent and child.

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  13. Vietnamese trucks, logs seized in MondulkiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Eight trucks driven by Vietnamese nationals exporting timber were seized by authorities at Seyma Biodiversity Conservation in Mondulkiri province yesterday. Photo supplied Seven Vietnamese nationals were arrested during a timber bust on Wednesday when Mondulkiri authorities intercepted eight trucks loaded with illegal timber in the Keo Seima protected area.

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  14. Navigation Center backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    On Feb. 20, community organizations - mostly Vietnamese American - sent out a letter to the City of Seattle requesting "a pause on the location of the new Navigation Center." The authors of the letters were representatives from Friends of Little Saigon, Helping Link, Summit Sierra Public School, Viet Wah Supermarket, Asian Plaza Redevelopment, Vietnamese American Community of Seattle & Sno-King County, and Tet in Seattle.

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  15. Democratic lawmakers should be ashamed of how they treated NguyenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Fresno Bee

    Tom Hayden might have viewed the amateurish events that played out on the Senate floor Thursday as a fitting coda to his time in Sacramento. Undoubtedly, he would have had something to say about it all.

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  16. GOP state senator, a Vietnamese refugee, removed from California...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of Hayden's anti-Vietnam War activism. Hayden, who died in October, is a polarizing figure in the Vietnamese-American community; he was memorialized in the Assembly earlier in the week. Nguyen asked if she could adjourn Thursday's Senate session in ...

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  17. Judge Won't Toss Bias Claims Over Louisiana Salon InspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Insurance Journal West

    A federal judge on has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Louisiana state regulators of racially discriminating against a group of Vietnamese-American nail salon owners. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's ruling clears the way for a jury trial next month in Baton Rouge for the salon owners' case against the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology and two agency inspectors.

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  18. Trumps New National Security Advisor: A General with No Regard for Human lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Counterpunch

    The appointment of Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster as Trumps new national security adviser underscores the ever-growing power of the military and finance capital in the U.S. state.

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  19. Register Book Club: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen says he had to share his family's painful talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Wave

    Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his book "Sympathizer" during the Register's Book Club event at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana on Tuesday. Author Viet Thanh Nguyen, right, discusses his book "Sympathizer" during the Register's Book Club event at The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana on Tuesday.

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  20. Judge refuses to toss bias claims over salon inspectionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Tribune

    A federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Louisiana state regulators of racially discriminating against a group of Vietnamese-American nail salon owners. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's ruling clears the way for a jury trial next month in Baton Rouge for the salon owners' case against the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology and two agency inspectors.

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