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24th "007" film tops North American box office

James Bond beat Snoopy in their box office duel this weekend, as a duo of reworkings from popular, 60-year-old franchises finished 1-2 at the North American ticket windows.

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"Go Away Mr. Tumor" continues to lead China's box office sales

Tear-jerking romance "Go Away Mr. Tumor" ruled China's box office in the week ending Aug. 23, pulling in 225 million yuan (35 million U.S. dollars).

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"Go Away Mr. Tumor" leads China's box office sales

Tear-jerking romance "Go Away Mr. Tumor" ruled China's box office in the week ending Aug. 16, pulling in 185 million yuan (28.9 million U.S. dollars) after opening on Aug. 13.

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World Buddhist event opens in Shaanxi

Hundreds of the world's Buddhists gathered at an ancient temple in Shaanxi Province on Thursday to mark the opening of the World Fellowship of Buddhists 27th general conference.

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Alibaba shares open at 92.70 dollars in NYSE debut

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group started trading at 92.70 U.S. dollars per share at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Friday.

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2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony distinguished with Scottish style

With symbols of the Forth Bridge west to Edinburgh, Scotch whisky barrels, Edinburgh castle gate and cannon, Scottish Tartan kilt at the central stage, the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Scotland's largest city on Wednesday night presented the audience with a combination of sports and culture in a distinguished Scottish style.

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