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Jesse Fleming was sentenced to six months in jail on Thursday in connection with a Seattle hate crime against a Somali American cab driver last December.

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The New Americans Campaign, which promotes naturalization, announced a Seattle partnership with One America and the Asian Counseling and Referral Service.

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced that he will pledge $32 billion to charity, including women's causes, citing the Gates Foundation as inspiration.

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In a continuation of the thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama announced a U.S. Embassy will open in Havana.

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Seattle Ethiopians hope that the upcoming Obama visit to Ethiopia will help U.S. residents see a different side to the nation.

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Homegrown extremists have killed nearly twice as many people in the United States as self-proclaimed jihadists since 9/11, according to a recent count.

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Mayors sign resolution calling for feds to find a way for families to resume sending remittances to Somalia.

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Seattle reacted to the news that a white man started shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, SC, killing nine.

Two children in the Minidoka concentration camp in Idaho, where most Japanese Americans from Washington were send. (Photo courtesy of the Wing Luke Asian Museum, the Hatate Collection)

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Densho received two of the 20 grants issued nationally to help preserve the history of Japanese American internment during World War II.

Rita Zawaideh holds a donated Epipen, that will be taken to Jordan during a humanitarian mission to aid Syrian refugee. (Photo by Alisa Reznick)

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Seattle Globalist writers took home several plaques from the Western Washington SPJ chapter's Excellence in Journalism awards, including Educator of the Year.

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Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane NAACP, has claimed she is part black, but her parents say she has been misleading the public about her race.

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Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Latino poet laureate of the United States.

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American Samoa remains the the only place on U.S. soil where someone can be born without getting full U.S. citizenship rights.

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Nestora Salgado, who had been head of a community police force, has been transferred from a maximum security prison to a medical unit in Mexico City.

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Seattle’s Eritrean and Ethiopian communities held separate vigils to honor the men brutally executed in a video by the terrorist organization ISIS.

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The families of Bailey Meola and Sydney Schumacher announced that they'd called off their search of earthquake-ravaged areas of Nepal.

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Nestora Salgado Garcia, who ran a community police force in Mexico until her arrest in 2013, is protesting her conditions and her detention.

Vladimir Putin on a 2013 RT broadcast.

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Popular cable and internet news channel Russia Today has developed cozy relationship with holocaust deniers and the ultra-right.

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A British news organization linked a Seattle woman to recruitment for the Islamic State, citing her posts on social media.

Young Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son Ahmed, 1984

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The crisis in Yemen explained: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the complex web of alliances that's tearing apart the Middle East’s poorest country

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It's the latest incident that has raised concerns about hate crimes against Muslims in Washington.