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HONG KONG- The story of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong's top leader, is a rags-to-riches tale that is...decades. Anger toward Beijing is not shared by all in Hong Kong, and the scuffles that began Friday between protesters...

...speech in the 184-year history of the church's biannual general conference came in Cantonese by Chi Hong "Sam" Wong of Hong Kong. He spoke of the importance of people in local congregations working together to help those in need. The second speech came...
Movie review: Explosive fun in 'Pacific Rim'

...21 minutes Fantasy filmmaking is a genre with a long history of ambition. From the very beginning, genre films like "King Kong," or the German classic, "Metropolis," aimed to show people something they'd never seen before, something that would...
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...Society of China allocated quilts, jackets and tents for those made homeless by the quake, while Red Cross branches in Hong Kong, Macau and neighboring Sichuan province also sent relief supplies.Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said the quake was the strongest...

...The Legend of Zelda"; intergalactic solider Samus Aran from "Metroid"; Pikachu from "Pokemon"; iconic gorilla Donkey Kong; pink shape-shifter Kirby; and Mario, Princess Peach and Yoshi from "Super Mario Bros."The company said the figures...
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...invited to the State Bowl. This year, teams from Cordova, Sitka, Fairbanks, Kenai, and Soldotna along with students from Hong Kong, China participated. Students were presented with a future scene in which Beijing, China was struggling with pollution and...

...has revealed his own identity. He risked decades in jail for the disclosures - if the U.S. can extradite him from Hong Kong where he has taken refuge.Edward Snowden, 29, who says he worked as a contractor at the National Security Agency and the...
Photographer is finalist in Red Bull contest

...Turnagain Arm made the final cut in the "Playground" category. The top 50 photographs were exhibited at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong and will be in an exhibit opening Nov. 14 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The photos will be shown in light boxes along the Scottsdale...
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...20 feet high, was driven to the museum on Thursday night. It's the creation of artist Ryan C. Doyle of Detroit and Hong Kong-based LED artist Teddy Lo.Called "Gon KiRin," the dragon was used to set ablaze a sign that read "#Save the Art...
Voices of Alaska: Alaska should embrace educational pluralism in Germany, the Netherlands, England, Wales, Italy, Israel, Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ireland, and Hong Kong, for example, could go to a private or public school and be funded by the government. Those countries believe in educational...


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