SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — With her Olympic dreams being over, Sasha Cohen stuck around to watch Mirai Nagasu and Rachael Flatt.
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More than a month after a hit-and-run incident that killed 30-year-old Jerome Dumlao, officers are still investigating and a family is still in mourning.
The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is seeking to preserve a part of American history that lies in a remote part of Idaho. The proposed construction of part of a 500-mile transmission line near a former Japanese internment camp in Minidoka would provide renewable energy to Idaho, Nevada, and California. However, the project poses an obstruction to the historical site, according to JACL.
When International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Fumiko Saiga, who was based in Seattle as consul general of Japan from September 2000 to July 2002, died of heart failure at age 65 last April, no one was sure who would take her place.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago businessman accused of leading a double life as an international terrorist pleaded not guilty Monday, Jan. 25 to making plans for an attack on a Danish newspaper and helping to arrange the rampage in 2008 that killed 166 people in the Indian city of Mumbai.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers for two couples challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage plan to wrap up their case Friday following the incendiary testimony of a proponent who said he thinks gays are more likely to be pedophiles and that allowing them to wed would lead to the legalization of polygamy and incest.
BEIJING (AP) — China sharply rebuked the United States on Monday, Jan. 25, denying involvement in any Internet attacks and defending its online restrictions as lawful after Washington urged Beijing to investigate an attack against Google.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister pledged Monday, Jan. 25, to “start from scratch” in re-examining a key military deal with Washington on relocating American troops, risking the ire of its key ally after a local election in Okinawa showed that residents oppose any new Marine bases in their region.
Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) worked on the Reform Immigration FOR America Campaign in January. During the National Asian American Pacific Islander week of action, which began on Jan. 12, The Campaign is a collaborative effort urging local, state, and national APIA organizations to take part in the immigration reform debate.
On Dec. 28, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced a $1.6 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to the Lummi Nation of Bellingham, Wash., to help build the Gateway Center business incubator facility in Ferndale, Wash. The project is expected to create 200 jobs and generate $4 million in private investment, according to estimates.