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May 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Affidavit Backs Woods’ Assertion No Alcohol Involved in DUI Arrest

Affidavit Backs Woods’ Assertion No Alcohol Involved in DUI Arrest

posted by Randall
Tiger Woods

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

An affidavit in the arrest of Tiger Woods for DUI indicates breath test results found .000 level of alcohol, reports WPTV.

The report supports Woods claim that no alcohol was involved in his arrest in Palm Beach County, Florida.

In a statement released late yesterday, the golf legend claimed his … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on UPDATE: Tiger Woods Releases Statement on His DUI Charge

UPDATE: Tiger Woods Releases Statement on His DUI Charge

posted by Len Patel
Tiger Woods

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Golf superstar Tiger Woods tonight released his first statement on this morning’s DUI arrest in Florida.

The arrest happened early this morning in Palm Beach County, Florida in the town of Jupiter.

He was released just before 11 eastern time after being pulled over at 3 a.m.

“I understand the … Read more

Campus

New Digital Archive to Preserve Southeast Asian American History

posted by Randall

Vietnamese refugeesUMass Lowell’s Center for Asian American Studies is launching a new digital archive to document the stories of local Southeast Asian American communities since the 1970’s.

The center received a grant of $239,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities and an additional $28,000 from UMass President’s Office Creative Economy Initiatives Fund for the project.… Read more

Asian Americans

International Women’s Day: Asian American Women Struggle to Make up Wage Disparity

posted by Randall

Women's March in Oakland

Photo by Jar [o]


 
As women are being urged today to mark International Woman’s Day by taking part in a one day strike, Asian American women are struggling to make up a 7 to 56 percent wage gap with White men.
 
A fact sheet released this month by the National Asian Pacific American … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Oscars: More AAPI Appearances than Expected

The Oscars: More AAPI Appearances than Expected

posted by Randall
Auli'i Carvalho Oscar Performance1

Auli’i Carvalho wasn’t fazed by one of the flags representing the moving ocean, brushed her hair as she was singing.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Sixteen-year-old Auli’i Cravalho showed how much a pro she is when a banner hit her in the head while singing How Far I’ll Go, which was nominated … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

Four AAPI Women Named as Possible Presidential Candidates

posted by Randall
Tulsi Gabbard with Bernie Sanders supports

Bernie Sanders Supporters with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. By Darryl Yip

Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) took a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

Donald Trump hasn’t even taken the reigns of power yet and already the handicapping is underway on who will vie to replace him in 2020.

With America coming so close … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 29, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Mark Kirk Apologizes for Snarky Remark about Tammy Duckworth’s Family

Mark Kirk Apologizes for Snarky Remark about Tammy Duckworth’s Family

posted by Randall
Tammy Duckworth

Illinois’ Rep. Tammy Duckworth spoke at the 2012 Democratic Convention.

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Sen Mark Kirk (R-IL) moved to put the fire out over his tweet denigrating his opponents family that many considered racist.

The one term junior senator sent out a tweet offering his apologies.

Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Racist Remark Mars Illinois Senate Debate

posted by Randall

Rep Tammy Duckworth
By Ed Diokno

The tight race for Illinois Senator is getting a bit nasty as the incumbent, Republican Senator Mark Kirk, apparently inspired by the candidate at the top of his party, made a clearly racist and stupid remark during a debate against Democrat Tammy Duckworth,

 

Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran, was talking about … Read more

Crime

Oct 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on 17 Indicted for Sex Trafficking & Exploiting Hundreds of Thai ‘slaves’

17 Indicted for Sex Trafficking & Exploiting Hundreds of Thai ‘slaves’

posted by Randall
Human Trafficking

The human trafficking ring spread across the country.
DOJ Graphic

By Ed Diokno

Hundreds of Thai women were offered a chance at the American dream, instead they lived a nightmare as “sex slaves” in a human trafficking ring exposed and busted by a multi-agency investigation that netted 17 arrests, according to an indictment unsealed this … Read more

Blogs

Sep 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Waiting for California Gov Jerry Brown to Sign Three Bills into Law

Waiting for California Gov Jerry Brown to Sign Three Bills into Law

posted by Randall
Jerry Brown

By California Air Resources Board from Sacramento, United States – Governor Jerry Brown

By Ed Diokno

We’re waiting, trying to be patient, but we can’t help that a little bit of doubt is starting to creep in.

California’s Gov. Jerry Brown has three bills on his desk, waiting for his signature. There are three that … Read more

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