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NBC Chicago: Designer @JasonWu Unveils New Line for Nordstroms

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red carpetJason Wu made famous by First Lady Michelle Obama this week unveiled a new collection for Nordstroms, reports NBC Chicago. “I felt that there was a place in the ever-growing designer contemporary market for these feminine and sophisticated pieces,” Jason Wu said in a statement. His collection which will include seasonal handbags, … Read more

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Rafu Shimpo: 2012 Asian American Athlete of Year Shows It’s About More Than Just Competition

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basketballTakeshi Clifford is having a good season in his senior year on the Chapman University Basketball team. It’s a season he didn’t think he would ever get. The 5’6″ forward literally walked away from the team his junior year with the weight of his family on his shoulders. Clifford’s mom had cancer and he felt … Read more

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ESPN: @Jlin7 16 Points, 5 Assists in 4th Against @Lakers. @HoustonRockets Lead 107-98

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basketball Jeremy Lin is going head to head with Steve Nash tonight at Houston. So far both point guard have 16 points, and roughly the same amount of assists. Nash, however, is one assist away from a double double. His team without Dwight Howard & PauGasol trails the Rockets 107-98. As usual, James Harden leads the … Read more

Community Issues

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YOMYOMF: Study Finds #Korean Americans Heaviest Binge Drinkers Among #Asian Americans

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alcoholA study by U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Catholic University Medical Center found Korean Americans are the heaviest binge drinkers among all Asian American groups, reports KoreAm. Nearly 1 out of 4 Korean Americans say they drink more than five glasses of alcohol in one sitting. That’s two to … Read more

Community Issues

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Deccan Herald: @Smithsonian & @APA_Center Exhibit to Showcase Culture of #Indian Americans Beyond #Bollywood

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The Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC announced it is planning an exhibition for late this year showcasing the rich contributions of Indian Americans to the United States, reported the  Deccan Herald. “Beyond Bollywood, Indian Americans Shape the Nation” is expected to attract 7 million visitors over a two year period … Read more

Blogs

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MPN: Behind the Surge of Hate Crimes Against Muslim Americans

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Muslim New data from the FBI shows that hate crimes against Muslim Americans is on the rise. Reported incidents surged in 2010 to 160 and 157 in 2011. That’s a 50 percent increase from when incidents dropped for the first time since 9/11.  The Department of Justice adds that hate crimes are significantly under reported and … Read more

Top Story

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NY Post: Chinatown Bus in New York Hits 2 Pedestrians

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busThe New York Post reports a Chinatown bus headed to Brooklyn struck 2 pedestrians just as the bus was pulling onto the Manhattan Bridge. The accident happened right across from the Fung Wah bus company office on Canal Street. The victims are in stable condition and no charges are expected to be filed against the … Read more

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ChannelAPA.com top videos for 2012. HT @Nichibei

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digital video camera From Janet Liang’s passionate plea for a bone marrow transplant that could save her life to Linsanity, Far East Movement & Gangham Style, these were the top 10 Asian American videos of 2012. Check it out on Channel APARead more

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Crave: Jet Li Kicks Ass in Sorcerer & the White Snake. New Trailer Released

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Martial ArtsJet Li’s new martial arts action flick the Sorcerer & the White Snake opens in theaters on February 8th. The story is based on a legend of a herbalist who falls in love with a white snake disguised as a woman.  Jet Li plays a sorcerer who discovers the woman’s true identity. The Hong … Read more

Sports

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TuoiTreNews: Vietnamese American Awarded $55 Million Dollar Jackpot

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slot machineA judge in Vietnam has ordered a casino to pay a Vietnamese American $55 million he won playing the slot machines at the Palazo Club inside the Sheraton Saigon Hotel, reports TuoiTreNews. Lawyers for the Dai Duong Company argued the winnings were invalid due to problems with the slot machine. It removed the machine from … Read more

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