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Spotlight: China backs UN’s leading role as Security Council OKs anti-terror … – Xinhua

NPR Spotlight: China backs UN's leading role as Security Council OKs anti-terror …XinhuaUNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — China on Wednesday voiced strong support for the UN's leading role in the global anti-terror effort after the Security Council adopted a … Continue reading

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Chefs take spotlight at London debut music-and-food fest

LONDON (Reuters) – Gourmet food proved to be the new rock ’n’roll at a weekend festival in London where 10 acclaimed chefs, three of whom hold Michelin stars, demonstrated their culinary prowess against a backdrop of live music. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Spotlight on inequality in divided Seoul

Developers are focusing on Guryong, an island of poverty located in a high-end district of the South Korea capital Asia homepage

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Layered star Jennifer Aniston takes spotlight in ‘Cake’

TORONTO (Reuters) – The sheer physicality of playing a character in chronic pain was the most challenging part of starring in the film “Cake,” Jennifer Aniston said of a leading role that turns one of the world’s most glamorous actresses … Continue reading

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Spotlight thrown on Mafia in Venice festival film

LONDON (Reuters) – An Italian documentary about the Mafia whose director said she checked all the facts “1,400 times” cast a spotlight at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday on a mooted, covert deal between Italy’s political establishment and organized … Continue reading

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China’s ‘bad banks’ back in the spotlight

Worsening bad loan ratios recall the 1990s; the institutions set up to deal with non-performing loans then are expected to again play a crucial role Asia homepage

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Self-deluded stage mom grabs ‘The Last of Robin Hood’ spotlight

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thwarted ambition and shattered dreams push actress Susan Sarandon to become the ultimate stage mother in “The Last of Robin Hood,” a drama about the final fling of middle-aged matinee idol Errol Flynn and his teenage … Continue reading

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‘Cool’ Emmys newcomers spotlight television’s changing landscape

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three television upstarts and a field of film stars could shake up the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday in a validation of the television industry’s move toward sophisticated, long-form storytelling. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Low-ranking supervillains get the spotlight in animated film ‘Henchmen’

In a city full of supervillains, not everyone can be on par with Lex Luthor, Magneto, or the Joker. An upcoming animated film called Henchmen gives these oft-overlooked villains their time in the limelight, and you can watch an extended … Continue reading

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Diamond auction to spotlight Asian demand

Sotheby’s expects its flawless 8.41-carat pear-shaped pink diamond to fetch between $ 12.8m and $ 15.4m in Hong Kong Asia homepage

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