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Typhoon Kai-Tak kills 3 in S China

[2012-08-20 21:11]

Typhoon Kai-Tak has left three people dead, one person missing and forced over 111,500 people to evacuate their homes in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region as of Monday afternoon, local civil affairs authorities said.

12 killed in Chongqing vehicle crash

[2012-08-20 20:45]

Twelve people of a family have been killed after their van crashed into a truck in a suburb of southwest China metropolis of Chongqing on Monday.

'Top Gun' director Tony Scott jumps to death

[2012-08-20 14:26]

British-born filmmake Tony Scott, director of "Top Gun" and "Crimson Tide," jumped to his death from a bridge over Los Angeles Harbor on Sunday.

Weekly Photos: Aug 13 - 19

[2012-08-20 10:20]

Weekly Photos: Aug 13 - 19

USS Constitution sets sail again in Boston Harbor

[2012-08-20 10:07]

The 215-year-old USS Constitution has sailed for the first time since 1997, taking a 17-minute cruise across Boston Harbor.

Li Na beats Kerber to win Cincinnati title

[2012-08-20 09:29]

China's Li Na fought back to beat German Angelique Kerber 1-6 6-3 6-1 and win the Cincinnati Open title on Sunday.

Intl peace efforts continue in Syria

[2012-08-20 07:51]

International efforts to peacefully resolve the Syrian crisis continue despite the United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria expiring at midnight on Sunday.

Chinese beauty takes Miss World crown

[2012-08-20 07:36]

Miss China won the coveted title of Miss World on Saturday, triumphing on home soil during a glitzy final.

Assange urges US to end 'witchhunt'

[2012-08-20 06:47]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Sunday called on the United States to stop "witchhunt" against the organization and other whistleblowers.

Anger erupts at Japanese landing

[2012-08-20 02:25]

Japanese nationalists landed on the Diaoyu Islands on Sunday, provoking strong protests from both the government and the Chinese people.

Ryan puts personal spin on US Medicare debate

[2012-08-19 16:21]

US Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan put a personal spin on the debate over Medicare, bringing his 78-year-old mother on stage at a speech.

Typhoon Kai-Tak affects 12.6m in S China

[2012-08-19 10:11]

Typhoon Kai-Tak had affected more than 1.26 million people in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, leaving one dead and two missing.

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