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First Daughters Malia & Sasha Obama Stun at State Dinner
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A photo of Malia Obama giving her sister, Sasha, thumbs-up during a brief encounter with Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds last week has now gone viral. Sasha Obama meets Ryan Reynolds at a White House State Dinner. After all, they wore Naeem Khan … Tags: Malia Obama, President Obama, Sasha Obama

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Michelle Obama's floral dress wows at Canada State Dinner
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… the first lady continues her tradition of wearing dresses to White House dinners by designers representing the nation being honored. Mrs. Obama stunned at the China State Dinner last fall in a custom-made gown by Chinese-American designer Vera Wang. Tags: Michelle Obama, President Obama

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US criticizes Cambodia for intimidation ahead of PM's visit
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is criticizing Cambodia's government for threats against the political opposition as the Southeast Asian nation's prime minister prepares to make his first official U.S. visit during 31 years in power. Tags: Cambodian Prime Minister, President Obama

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You Won't Be Able to Get Over Michelle Obama's State Dinner Gown
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Occasionally, her selections have had nods to the honorees home country. In 2011, Mrs. Obama wore a an ornate purple gown by Korean-American designer Doo.Ri Chung to a dinner for South Korean president Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok. Tags: Michelle Obama, President Obama

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You Won't Be Able to Get Over Michelle Obama's State Dinner Gown
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In 2011, Mrs. Obama wore an ornate purple gown by Korean-American designer Doo.Ri Chung to a dinner for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok. And last year, a custom black gown by Chinese-American designer Vera … Tags: Michelle Obama, President Obama

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Michelle Obama Stuns In Strapless Floral Gown At State Dinner
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First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed spring with a warm embrace this week when she wore a floral gown to the White House state dinner in honor of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. FLOTUS donned the strapless deep blue gown Thursday evening … Tags: Michelle Obama, President Obama

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Michelle Obama wears Jason Wu gown for Canada State Dinner
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Mrs. Obama stunned at the China State Dinner last fall in a custom-made gown by Chinese-American designer Vera Wang. The first lady chose a floaty frock by Japanese-born Tadashi Shoji for the Japan State Dinner last spring. The designers of President … Tags: Canada State Dinner, Jason Wu, Michelle Obama, President Obama

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President Obama, Nominate the First Asian-American Supreme Court Justice
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(This editorial appeared in the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA). Christopher Kang is the NCAPA National Director. He is a former Deputy Assistant and Deputy Counsel to President Barack Obama in the Office of the White House Counsel … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Obama to honour Pakistani-American Mark Humayun with National Medal of …
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WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – President Barack Obama is set to honour Pakistani-American Mark Salman Humayun with prestigious National Medal of Technology and Innovation. According to US media; the Pakistani born 53-year-old PhD in Biomedical … Tags: Mark Humayun, President Obama

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NAPABA Applauds Obama's Judicial Nomination
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If confirmed, Koh would become the first Korean American woman and the second Asian Pacific American woman to serve on a federal appeals court, and the fifth active APA federal appellate judge. “We applaud the nomination of Judge Koh to serve on the … Tags: Judicial Nomination, NAPABA, President Obama

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US criticizes Cambodia for intimidation ahead of PM's visit
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is criticizing Cambodia's government for threats against the political opposition as the Southeast Asian nation's prime minister prepares to make his first official U.S. visit during 31 years in power. Tags: Cambodian Prime Minister, President Obama

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Obama's potential Supreme Court justice nominees
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the Ninth Circuit. Acknowledged by The New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Readers react to President Barack Obama, the Koch brothers and Bernie Sanders
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A new chapter began in the Chinese-American fight for equality and justice when tens of thousands Chinese-Americans in more than 40 cities, including the Kansas City area, marched peacefully on the streets protesting the injustice against former New … Tags: Bernie Sander, Koch Brothers, President Barack Obama, President Obama

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Asian-Americans ask Obama to nominate one to Supreme Court
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“Throwing in one or two Asian names could be a very nice gesture and a profound statement from the President,” said C.W. Chan, Chair of the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community. “I certainly hope that the president would consider doing … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Asians Eager to Hear of Obama's Supreme Court Choice
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More than 50 kilometers south of Los Angeles is Little Saigon. The area is also known as the “capital of the Vietnamese refugee community.” There is excitement there about Jacqueline Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American, as a possible Supreme Court nominee. Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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