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Naomi Osaka Will Have to Choose Whether She’s American or Japanese in 9 Months

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Naomi Osaka has a literal deadline on her hands of whether to be Japanese or American.

A lot of attention has been given to Osaka before when it comes to her race. Her mother is Japanese and her father is Haitian, and while she was born in Japan, she has lived the majority of her life in America. During her rise to stardom, many took issue with media outlets touting her as a Japanese star while seemingly ignoring her Haitian roots as a multiracial-Black American. However, referring to her as a Japanese star also refers to the fact that she is an athlete representing the nation of Japan, which serves as half of her nationality. That is not to say, however, that Osaka still faces micro-aggressions in Japan over how culturally Japanese she really is.

American Who Made Flight Attendants Wipe His Butt Continues to Book Flights With EVA Air

The obese American man who harassed and traumatized EVA Air flight attendants by ordering them to wipe him after defecating has, despite being banned, successfully booked more flights with the same airline.

According to Shanghaiist via Taiwan News, the unnamed man booked a two part flight with EVA Air for May 17, which would take him from Bangkok to Taipei and finally to Los Angeles. The man has reportedly booked over 20 flights with EVA in the past; in fact, this past incident was the second such incident recorded wherein the man bizarrely harassed flight attendants to wipe his butt after using the bathroom.

Expat Teacher in Vietnam Gets Death Threats Over Dirty Joke About a Communist Hero

An American teacher in Vietnam was forced to issue an apology after angering many Vietnamese netizens and eventually drawing the attention of the local communist government by insulting a late national hero on Facebook.

English language teacher Daniel Hauer, who has been living in Hanoi for five years, was caught in the controversy after commenting that he was getting a genital piercing with a part in the shape of Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, a revered figure known for his heroics against the French and Americans.

Meet the Chinese-American Woman Behind the Very First Oscar-Winning Documentary

Documentaries have been winning Oscars since 1942. At the time, 25 films were nominated for the inaugural category, which later branched into feature and short films.

However, their history of recognition dates back to the year before, when one received an Honorary Academy Award for its superb storytelling of China’s resistance to Japan in the earlier part of World War II.

Angry Mother Murders Boy Who Got Teen Daughter Pregnant After Buying a Gun in One Day

An Asian American mother from Georgia was recently arrested by local authorities for fatally shooting a teenage boy who reportedly got her daughter pregnant.

According to Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Paw Law shot and killed her daughter’s fiancé, 17-year-old Nyatole Eh, inside their flat on East Ponce de Leon Avenue on October 8. Law, who has been charged with murder, is now detained in DeKalb County Jail.

American Woman Goes to Malaysia to Meet Online Lover, Gets Brutally Scammed

An elderly American woman recently went to Malaysia expecting to come face-to-face with the “dashing construction tycoon” she met online, only to discover that her internet romance was part of an elaborate scam.

The 77-year-old unnamed victim, who went all the way from the U.S., said she met a man on social media who would regularly send her sweet messages via email. Little did she know that she was being played by con artists who wanted to extort money from her.