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Forget Pokémon: Hello Kitty Pops up in Irvine

Not everyone is obsessed with Pokémon Go. A new Hello Kitty café has popped up in Irvine, California inside a shipping container. And already, the beloved Japanese kitten is attracting droves of die-hard fans from across Southern California.

Hello Kitty in Irvine (Kenneth Chan / Facebook)

DA Investigates UC Irvine Students Over Violent Anti-Israel Protests

TEL AVIV – Orange County District Attorney’s office is investigating a violent protest held by the University of California’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter in May, in which demonstrators shouted profanities at both UC Irvine Police and pro-Israel supporters.

Students for Palestine UC Irvine (Facebook)

Bernie Sanders Blasts ‘Rigged’ Democratic Party System

IRVINE, California — Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) addressed thousands of his supporters on Sunday, urging them to turn out and vote during the June 7 California primary, and railing against a “rigged” system that he said only his “revolutionaries” could amend.

Bernie Sanders (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Ted Cruz in California: ‘There’s a New Revolution Brewing’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) kicked off his California campaign with a rally in Orange County at Hotel Irvine — the same venue where he met privately with his entire state of proposed delegates last month. “This is the birthplace of the Reagan Revolution,” Cruz told the enthusiastic crowd, “and let me tell you, there’s a new revolution brewing.”

Ted Cruz in Irvine (Jon Fleischman / Breitbart News)

Iran Deal: Dozens at ‘Peace’ Rally in Orange County

IRVINE, California — On Sunday, a group of roughly 50 Iranians gathered in Orange County Great Park for a “choose peace” rally to support the Iran deal. The event, staged partly to generate images for social media, was organized by a group called OC4Peace, which is run by a team of volunteers from the National Iranian American Council, which has been described as a pro-regime lobby group.

Iran deal peace rally (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Expert: American Babies ‘Status Symbols’ for New Chinese Elite

Pregnant Chinese nationals have reportedly been coming to the United States for decades in order to give birth and claim U.S. citizenship for their children. Many newly-rich Chinese have done so not only to secure the benefits and protections that come with U.S. citizenship, but also, according to court documents and media reports, as a show of wealth and status.