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49 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Modi, Kejriwal, Arundhati Roy among Time's 100 influential people

Washington: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal have made it to Time 100 list of the world's most influential people along with Indian novelist Arundhati Roy.

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4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

New non-profit sure it can win Asian Americans for GOP

Life-long Republican and Asian American John Ying is convinced Republicans are not doing enough to reach an underrepresented and understated, but potentially Republican-friendly community - so he has co-founded a non-profit geared to Asian-American voters.

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9 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: Maximus Clean is seen in this undated personal photo.

It turns out there are at least 45 real Mr. Cleans in the United States, according to WhitePages, which just released a list of the most popular names in the U.S. associated with top household brands.

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13 hrs ago | Arirang TV

Arirang Special

Koreans are symbols of diligence and dedication, and Korean popular culture has come into the mainstream of American popular culture for everyone to enjoy.

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17 hrs ago | Kotaku

Avril Lavigne's Latest Video isn't Racist, But it is Disappointing

Canadian music artist Avril Lavigne released her latest music video for her song, "Hello Kitty," and it has some people up in arms claiming it's racist.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks, Avril Lavigne, Life, Hello Kitty, Japanese-American

21 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

We Need More Asian Superheroes Like Fan Bingbing's...

Why am I going to see X-Men: Days of Future Past? Because of Fan Bingbing. To be fair, Fan Bingbing-as-superhero-Blink isn't the only thing I'm looking forward to: I'm a fan of the X-Men movies, especially the James McAvoy/Michael Fassbender-helmed X-Men: First Class.

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Related Topix: X-Men: First Class, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, The Avengers

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KMBC-TV

After 125 years, ship found at bottom of bay

For more than 125 years, the City of Chester passenger ship has been at the bottom of San Francisco Bay.

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ABS-CBN News

How Fil-Am woman found her Pinoy father

MANILA Filipino-American Christina DaRonco-Cristobal received great news, just a few days after appealing to the public's help in locating her father whom she had never met since birth.

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Chapel Hill News

a Hold These Truthsa confronts Japanese-American internment

Inspired by a true story, "Hold These Truths" takes place in Seattle during World War II, where University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights U.S. government orders to forcibly incarcerate people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Japanese-American, Prison, University of Washington, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Center for American Progress

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, or AAPI, are a significant factor in the changing demographics in the United States.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside, US News, Liberal Political News

The Campbell Reporter

Mercury News editorial: Affirmative action is yesterday's solution to inequality

The Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's voter-approved ban on race-based affirmative action effectively puts an end to what was always a controversial strategy.

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The Olympian

Chinese Fellowship thrives after 34 years

Toy Kay might be the matriarch of the Olympia Area Chinese Fellowship, but she considers herslf an American through and through.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US News, US Supreme Court

National Public Radio

California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

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KFVS12

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declined a Missouri death row inmate's clemency request, hours before the inmate's scheduled execution.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

Jason Dinh, a 41-year-old Vietnamese American, being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Vietnamese-American, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Vietnam, Vietnam Travel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel,

Whittier Daily News

Japanese tattoo art show explores the craft and its future

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday-Sunday and noon-8 p.m. Thursday through Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Covina, CA, Japanese-American

Manchester Journal

Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla.

The city is an unusual choice for the awards because it's not known for having one of the largest Indian-American populations in the U.S., but tourism officials hope it will be an economic boon.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, Indian-American, Tampa, FL

OC Weekly

'How To Fight In Six Inch Heels' Is An Instruction on Vietnamese America

The children of the Vietnamese Diaspora might have the most interesting relationship with their roots of all the second generations of the major immigrant groups in the United States.

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Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, Santa Ana, CA, Orange County, CA

WebProNews

Nina Davuluri: Miss America Appeals To School To Reconsider Student's Suspension

Reigning Miss America Nina Davuluri has urged a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider its decision to suspend and 18-year-old high school senior who asked her to be his prom date during a school assembly.

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