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Senate Panel Votes to Approve Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Approved as AG.

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved Loretta E. Lynch to be the next attorney general, sending her nomination to the full Senate for what is likely to be a contentious vote.

The panel voted 12 to 8 to advance Ms. Lynch, President Obama’s pick to replace Att

Who’s the angriest Asian? It’s ‘man’ vs. ‘little girl’ in trademark feud.

The Angriest Asian.

For 14 years, dedicated readers of the popular Angry Asian Man blog have delighted as Phil Yu, a 36-year-old Korean American from Los Angeles, mercilessly skewered mainstream media stereotypes of Asian Americans as the model minority — bookish, quiet and submissive.st

Bill O'Reilly's Former Colleague Calls Him Out For 'Fabrication' Of Falklands War Story

OREILLY And ENGBERG.

A former colleague of Bill O'Reilly accused the Fox News host on Sunday of embellishing his war reporting experience in Argentina after the Falklands War.

Eric Engberg, a retired CBS correspondent who was working with O’Reilly in Buenos Aires at the time, says the scene i

Job Interview Basics 101

Asian Business Woman.

In life, there are few things more important than landing that dream job.  Whether it is your first job as a teenager, your first professional opportunity after college or a move up the corporate ladder, unfortunately there are few chances for interview  “do overs”.

u…

Why Asian-Americans excel over others in education

Ming Wang.

Dr. Ming Wang, MD, Ph.D., is the president of Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce, honorary president of Tennessee American-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, co-founder of Tennessee Immigrant and Minority Group and director of Wang Vision 3D Cataract & LASIK Center.

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Senate Panel Votes to Approve Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

Senate Panel Votes to Approve Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved Loretta E. Lynch to be the next attorney general, sending her nomination to the full Senate for what is likely to be a contentious vote. The panel voted 12 to 8 to advance Ms. Lynch, President Obama’s pick to replace Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., with all of the votes against her coming from Republicans. The full Senate will most likely vote in the next week or two. While...

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Who’s the angriest Asian? It’s ‘man’ vs. ‘little girl’ in trademark feud.

Who’s the angriest Asian? It’s ‘man’ vs. ‘little girl’ in trademark feud.

For 14 years, dedicated readers of the popular Angry Asian Man blog have delighted as Phil Yu, a 36-year-old Korean American from Los Angeles, mercilessly skewered mainstream media stereotypes of Asian Americans as the model minority — bookish, quiet and submissive. Last week, Yu proved his point in a bluntly personal manner when he posted on his Web site a detailed account of his nasty nine-month legal dispute with another trailblazing Asian American activist — Lela...

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Bill O'Reilly's Former Colleague Calls Him Out For 'Fabrication' Of Falklands War Story

Bill O'Reilly's Former Colleague Calls Him Out For 'Fabrication' Of Falklands War Story

A former colleague of Bill O'Reilly accused the Fox News host on Sunday of embellishing his war reporting experience in Argentina after the Falklands War. Eric Engberg, a retired CBS correspondent who was working with O’Reilly in Buenos Aires at the time, says the scene in the capital was less dangerous than O’Reilly has led the public to believe. “It wasn’t a combat situation by any sense of the word that I know,” Engberg, who worked for...

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Job Interview Basics 101

Job Interview Basics 101

In life, there are few things more important than landing that dream job.  Whether it is your first job as a teenager, your first professional opportunity after college or a move up the corporate ladder, unfortunately there are few chances for interview  “do overs”. Our team at Asian-Americans.com has observed and heard many very qualified applicants who blew their one and only chance to get that highly sought after job.  After many discussions with them, we...

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Why Asian-Americans excel over others in education

Why Asian-Americans excel over others in education

Dr. Ming Wang, MD, Ph.D., is the president of Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce, honorary president of Tennessee American-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, co-founder of Tennessee Immigrant and Minority Group and director of Wang Vision 3D Cataract & LASIK Center. America faces many major challenges today, among them jobs, health care and education. In order to strengthen our nation, we have to improve in these areas particularly in education. At the time of the celebration of Chinese...

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Attorney General Vote Delayed As Republicans Ask More Questions

Attorney General Vote Delayed As Republicans Ask More Questions

A Senate panel delayed a vote on Thursday on President Barack Obama's pick for his next attorney general as Republicans demanded more answers to their questions from career prosecutor Loretta Lynch.Several Republicans have voiced support for Lynch, who is now the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, and she is expected to ultimately win confirmation, but it is unclear how long that will take.Senate Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley said he would honor several requests to hold...

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Indian Grandfather Paralyzed After Encounter With Alabama Police

Indian Grandfather Paralyzed After Encounter With Alabama Police

One week after arriving in Madison, Alabama, from Pij, India, 57-year-old Sureshbhai Patel was stopped by police while taking a walk around his son's neighborhood. That encounter ended with Patel bleeding and temporarily paralyzed in Huntsville Hospital. Patel had come to the U.S. to help his son, Chirag Patel, and daughter-in-law care for their 17-month-old baby while the younger Patel works as an engineer and attends graduate school at the University of Alabama. "When the investigation is...

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U.S. ambassador to S. Korea slashed on f…

04-03-2015

U.S. ambassador to S. Korea slashed on face and wrist in attack

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media say U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare …

04-03-2015

U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challenge

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge... Read more

Ferguson policies targeted blacks, creat…

04-03-2015

Ferguson policies targeted blacks, created toxic environment: U.S. attorney general

By Lisa Lambert and Carey Gillam WASHINGTON/KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - A U.S. probe found systemic racial bias targeted blacks and created a "toxic environment"... Read more

Technology News

Chinese online game company NetEase eyes…

04-03-2015

The company that brings Blizzard's online games to China is now aiming to bring its own games to the Western market, backed by its billionaire... Read more

Apple said to delay production of larger…

04-03-2015

A much-rumored 12.9-inch iPad won't go into production until the fall, sources tell Bloomberg.... Read more

RIP robot dogs: Funerals held for metal …

04-03-2015

Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding... Read more

East Coast outselfies West Coast 2:1, st…

04-03-2015

Technically Incorrect: A study by social network On.com claims there's a time of day when it's best to post photos. And would you believe that... Read more

Business News

The 16 greatest books about how to be a …

04-03-2015

You're never too old for a great book. We've put together a list of our 16 favorite stories on growing up and what it means... Read more

The real story of how a Dallas nurse got…

04-03-2015

Youtube Nina Pham, the "Dallas Ebola nurse," in an October 16 video. On Oct. 16, 2014, Texas Health Resources  released a grainy video  of Nina... Read more

How a 40-year-old radio DJ from Florida …

04-03-2015

Mark Kaye Mark Kaye. YouTube, Vine, and Instagram all have super-famous stars, people that have leveraged the platform to gain a following and even make... Read more

Pussy Riot says Putin is even worse than…

04-03-2015

Screengrab/Netflix Nadezhda "Nadya" Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina of Pussy Riot — and Pyotr Verzilov, Tolokonnikova's husband — stand up to fictional Russian President Victor Petrov... Read more

Saudi oil minister says OPEC did the rig…

04-03-2015

REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader... Read more

Sports News

MLS, players agree in principle to 5-yea…

04-03-2015

MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year deal (Yahoo Sports)

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Major League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year... Read more

Saints cutting veteran running back Pier…

04-03-2015

Saints cutting veteran running back Pierre Thomas (Yahoo Sports)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The... Read more

Pelicans' Davis returns from 5-game abse…

04-03-2015

Pelicans' Davis returns from 5-game absence vs. Pistons (Yahoo Sports)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Pelicans coach Monty Williams says All-Star power forward Anthony Davis is returning from his right shoulder sprain and starting Wednesday night's... Read more

AP Source: Peyton Manning returning for …

04-03-2015

AP Source: Peyton Manning returning for 18th NFL season (Yahoo Sports)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Hold that gold watch.... Read more

Health News

Two More Hospitals Report 'Superbugs' on…

04-03-2015

Two more hospitals—one in California and one in Connecticut—reported they'd found drug-resistant "superbugs" on a hard-to-clean type of medical equipment that's under federal scrutiny. The devices, called duodenoscopes, have been... Read more

First Immune Therapy Drug Approved for L…

04-03-2015

The Food and Drug Administration has okayed the first immune therapy drug for lung cancer.... Read more

Could Oxygen Make Cancer Therapy Work Be…

04-03-2015

Researchers have been looking for years for a way to use oxygen to fight cancer. Now, they may finally have one. A new study finds that giving high-dose oxygen may... Read more

Antidepressant May Fix Ailing Hearts: St…

04-03-2015

How do you mend a broken heart? One unexpected method could involve a drug devised to treat depression, researchers reported Wednesday.... Read more

Where to Go When the Zombies Strike

04-03-2015

If the Zombie apocalypse does hit, you'll be safest up in the mountains in Montana, or perhaps the Nevada desert, physics students tell us. The worst place to be? Northeastern... Read more

Political News

Benghazi Committee Subpoenas Clinton's P…

04-03-2015

The House Select Committee on Benghazi has issued subpoenas for some of Hillary Clinton's personal emails in the wake of reports that she used a personal email account - housed... Read more

Top House Dem Van Hollen Will Run for Se…

04-03-2015

Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Maryland Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.... Read more

Reporters Pepper White House With Questi…

04-03-2015

Members of the media ask White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest about Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account to conduct official government business.... Read more

Senate Fails to Override Obama's Keyston…

04-03-2015

The Senate has failed to override the president's veto of a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline.... Read more

Senate Fails to Override Obama's Keyston…

04-03-2015

The Senate has failed to override the president's veto of a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline.... Read more

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