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Jan 10, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Christian Post: @Jlin7 Backs New Christian Bible App

posted by Randall

bibleJeremy Lin is among the group of celebrities who are putting their names behind a host of bible games and stories produced by a Christian app studio, Deep Fried Manna of Los Angeles, reports the Christian Post.

Emmy Award-winning creative director Jeff Matsuda and technology industry veteran Mike Su are behind the campaign.

“We … Read more

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NBC:Google Chair Eric Schmidt & former New Mexico Governor Fails to Win Release of Korean Am in N Korea

posted by Randall

World MapKorean American Kenneth Bae remains in a Pyongyang prison despite a visit with North Korean leaders by Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, reports NBC.

The pair was not able to meet with Bae, but did pass on a letter from Bae’s son. Richardson also says he pushed North … Read more

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CBS Philly: Church in Philadephia Chinatown Turned into Health Clinic for Uninsured

posted by Randall

HealthHoly Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church in Philadelphia was packed with uninsured patients seeking health care last night, reports  CBS Philly

Doctors and nurses from Drexel and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital joined forces to provide free medical services including flu shots and other services.  The clinic takes places every Wednesday night at 5:30 for the under … Read more

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Jan 9, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

San Francisco Chronicle:Chinese American Historian Philip Choy Sets Record Straight About Chinatown

posted by Randall

 

ChinatownChinese American historian Philip Choy grew up in segregated San Francisco Chinatown and it bothered him.

“I recognized early on that we were not part of a larger society,” Choy said to the San Francisco Chronicle,

“and it plagued my young mind.” He’s written a new book “San Francisco Chinatown” that goes all the … Read more

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SF Weekly: California Politician Takes on Google Over “Make Me Asian” App

posted by Randall

mobile phone Board of Equalization member Betty Yee is taking on Google and demanding the internet giant remove the controversial “Make Me Asian” app from its Google play store, reports the SF Weekly.

The app has been blasted by members of the Asian American community for using racist stereotypes to depict Asians and encouraging users to … Read more

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Zap 2 It: @MindyKaling Rekindles Romance with Seth Rogen

posted by Randall

Mindy KalingSeth Rogen will make his return to TV in a guest appearance on the Mindy Project with Mindy Kaling, reports Zap 2 It.

The actor will star as Sam, Mindy’s first kiss from summer camp. Memories of their teen romance reignite the sparks.

Rogen’s appearance on Kaling’s show may be somewhat of a favor. … Read more

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KGO-TV: Filipino Americans in Napa Target of Hate Mail

posted by Randall

mail boxPolice in the San Francisco Bay Area community of American Canyon near Napa are investigating hate filled flyers targeting Filipino Americans, reports KGO-TV.

The letters described Filipinos as “filthy” and “unwanted.”

“I said, ‘Oh my God, this is just filth,” said pediatric nurse Marie Logan who received one of the letters. The letters claimed … Read more

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ET: @PadmaLakshmi on CNN About Violent Rape Murder on New Delhi Bus

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Padma LakshmiTop Chef star Padma Lakshmi appeared on CNN’s Outfront with Erin Burnett to discuss the brutal murder rape on a New Delhi bus that has shocked the world.  She says some men in India are “aggressive and intimidating, ” ET reported

“I used to ride the bus in India to school and I hated … Read more

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Outlook: Wife of Murdered Indian American Lottery Winner Calls for Justice

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poisoningThe grieving wife of a million dollar Indian American lottery winner says all she wants is the truth.

The Cook County coroner in Chicago suspects her husband, 46-year-old Urooj Khan, died of cyanide poisoning. The state attorney general is seeking a court order to have the body exhumed.

“We went from being the happiest the … Read more

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MJS Big Blog: @DarrenCriss and the Mystery Guest on Glee (Video)

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Darren CrissDarren Criss was in a talkative mood on the red carpet for the premier of Struck By Lightning, the film by fellow Glee co-star Chris Colfer.

“There’s somebody that’s going to show up in an episode, that if people know where I come from–this is really insider stuff…Someone’s gonna show up…that’s really great.” Criss told … Read more

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