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3 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Unique makeup of the Mississippi Coast inspired 'Come Landfall'

The Mississippi Coast with its military community, casino industry, antebellum homes, oak-lined streets, Vietnamese community and beachfront views of the Mississippi Sound inspired Roy Hoffman's latest novel, "Come Landfall."

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Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, University of Alabama

7 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

INSINCERE & RACIST! MACC chief cites high salary demands for lack of Chinese in anti-graft body

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is calling on more members of the Chinese community to join the commission as officers in efforts to combat corruption.

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Related Topix: Chinese-American

11 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Indian-American, Rush Limbaugh

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Asian-American Group Claims Discrimination At Voting Polls

A group of Asian-Americans filed a complaint this week against the city with the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, claiming they've suffered discrimination at the polls.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

20 hrs ago | Ralston Recorder

What a bursting out there was and what a blossoming

The first-year teacher in social sciences at Papillion-La Vista High School spent last week in the nation's capital, representing Nebraska at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a cultural exchange program between the U.S. and Japan.

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Related Topix: Papillion, NE, Japanese-American, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

For poet Tess Gallagher, creativity grows from collaboration

For many writers, poetry is a solitary craft. But for acclaimed poet Tess Gallagher, creativity is often a matter of collaboration.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, St. Petersburg, FL, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Ireland, Japanese-American

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Post

Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

The Violence Against Women Act was expanded in 2013 to allow Native American tribes to prosecute non-Indians in cases involving domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Indian-American, Eloy, AZ, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Eric Cantor

Body Impolitic

My Work in US/Chinese Feminist Exhibition

I wrote a few days ago about the US/Chinese feminist exhibition Half The Sky: Intersections of Social Practice Art in Shenyang, China at the Luxun Academy of Fine Arts .

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Related Topix: World News, China, Chinese-American

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Cresskill teacher wins scholarship to travel to South Korea

Sitting in her classroom on the second floor at Merritt Memorial Elementary School, Judy Beekman expresses her excitement about her first trip to South Korea this summer.

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Related Topix: Cresskill, NJ, Korean-American, Bergen County, NJ, South Korea, World News

Mydigitalfc.com

Moment of truth for the other half

EQUAL POWER: A voter holds up her inked finger after casting vote for Lok Sabha elections at a village in West Bengal's Khurda on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Indian National Congress, Wedding, Indian-American, Opinion

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Talks on sex slavery

Korea and Japan have resumed the diplomatic dialogue that had been suspended following Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine in December.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Korean-American, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

Jewish World Review

Mona Charen:

The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The tea party is confronting the establishment.

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Related Topix: Hank Azaria, Wedding, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Discover a world of Asian wonders behind Leeds museum's doors

Complete with an impressive Chinese New Year tiger puppet, stunning marble statues of Hindu deities and a huge Chinese temple gong, the exhibition is the first major gallery refresh at the museum since its opening in 2008.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Examiner.com

Run River North brings musical tales of the Asian-American dream to Jammin Java

Los Angeles based folk rockers, Run River North seemed surprised to be playing to a sold-out crowd at Vienna, VA's Jammin Java on April 15th, but then the band has had a lot of well-deserved attention lately.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

AsianWeek

San Francisco's First Asian Community Garden Breaks Ground

San Francisco leaders break ground on the Florence Fang Asian Community Garden. Left to right: Supervisor Malia Cohen, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, SF Environment Commission President Josh Arce, 100,000 Strong Foundation Board of Director Florence Fang, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and AsianWeek Foundation Executive Director ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, San Francisco, CA

CiteULike

The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis...

The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis and action with insulin sensitivity and diabetes mellitus in women at midlife.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Japanese-American, Biology, Science, Fasting

Politico

Hillary Clinton bundler pleads guilty to illegal contributions

A prominent New York hotel magnate who was a top bundler for then-Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign pled guilty in federal court Thursday to making more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions and to witness tampering.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek, Christopher Dodd, Indian-American

Sunherald.com

'An ongoing disaster:' South Mississippi still suffers 4 years after BP spill

Sunday will mark the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and people in South Mississippi are still feeling the effects of what's been called the largest man-made disaster in United States history.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Biloxi, MS, Vietnamese-American

Bunker Hill Community College

Actor B.D. Wong A Hit at BHCCWeb Story

Best known for television roles on Law & Order and Oz, actor B.D. Wong spoke on April 10, 2014, as part of BHCC's Compelling Conversations series.

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Related Topix: Oz, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Examiner.com

'SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot,' opens at the Oakland Museum of California

When many of us hear the word "robot," we think of Robbie the Robot, evil cyborgs or even C-3PO from Star Wars.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Yun-Fat Chow, Los Angeles, CA

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