MIAMI (AP) — A Maryland man is jailed in Seattle after the FBI said he made a series of social media threats against Hispanics in the Miami area. Court records show 35-year-old Eric Lin had an initial court hearing on Aug. 19 in Seattle federal court on a charge of interstate transmission of threatening communication. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Vietnamese immigrant facing possible deportation for a 15-year-old gang crime is among seven people pardoned by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Aug. 7. Clemency may allow Quoc Nguyen, 37, to avoid deportation, the governor said. Nguyen, who was brought to the U.S. legally when he was 10, was sentenced to […]
By RUSSELL CONTRERAS and TERRY TANG Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a community. “The Terror: Infamy’’ premiered on Aug. 12 Monday and stars Derek Mio and original “Star Trek’’ […]
By AVERY YANG Associated Press JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods’ first vacation to Thailand was a lot different from when he goes there for work. “No one knew who I was,’’ Woods said on Aug. 7 with a smile. That might be true when no one’s trying to bother him at a resort […]
The Iowa Asian and Latino Coalition announced its endorsement of Kamala Harris for U.S. President on Aug. 12. The coalition is a key organizing body in the Iowa caucuses, holding events for candidates and members of the public. The coalition spent the last year meeting with more than a dozen candidates and voted to support […]
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has qualified for the next presidential debates. The former technology executive earned 2 percent in a new Monmouth University poll of Iowa voters. That qualifies him for the September debate, which requires donations from at least 130,000 people and 2 percent support in four polls.
President Trump is facing backlash for mocking South Korean and Japanese officials with faux Asian accents on Aug. 9, according to the New York Post. At fundraising events in the Hamptons for his 2020 campaign, Trump mocked South Korean leader Moon Jae-in’s accent when “describing how he caved in to Trump’s tough negotiations,” the New […]
The Trump administration announced on Aug. 12 that it is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration: Denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance.
By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) —- A Chinese billionaire has been charged in Los Angeles in a complex scheme to avoid $1.8 billion in aluminum tariffs, federal prosecutors announced on July 31. Zhongtian Liu, the founder of China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, and the aluminum company he previously headed, were charged with conspiracy, […]
By The Associated Press BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — PBS will air a five-part documentary series called “Asian Americans.” The series will chronicle the Asian American story in the U.S. and aims to launch in 2020 during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which is in May. In 2010, the U.S. Census identified the Asian population […]