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FINA World Championships opens in Shanghai

[2011-07-16 22:52]

Performers put together a giant emblem of the 14th FINA World Championships during the opening ceremony of the event in Shanghai July 16, 2011.

Murdoch says, 'We're sorry' for hacking scandal

[2011-07-16 21:30]

"We are sorry," Rupert Murdoch said in British newspapers on Saturday, as News Corp tried to quell the uproar over a phone-hacking scandal that has shaken the company and claimed its top two newspaper executives.

China wins 1st gold medal of world championships

[2011-07-16 19:38]

Wu and new partner He Zi won the first gold medal of the world aquatic championships on Saturday, claiming the women's 3-meter synchronized springboard title.

Oil refinery on fire in NE China

[2011-07-16 16:44]

Fire and smoke engulfs an oil refinery of PetroChina in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province, July 16, 2011. The fire started about 2:30 pm, Xinhua reported.

Oil refinery on fire in NE China

[2011-07-16 16:44]

Fire and smoke engulfs an oil refinery of China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province, July 16, 2011. The fire started about 2:30 pm, Xinhua reported.

Like Mao in ’66, swimmers cross Yangtze River

[2011-07-16 16:23]

Swimmers at the 38th International Yangtze River Crossing Festival in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, carry a poster of Mao Zedong, July 16, 2011.

Dow Jones CEO quits as hacking scandal spreads

[2011-07-16 11:08]

Les Hinton, the top executive of Rupert Murdoch's Dow Jones & Co, resigned on Friday after becoming a target of criticism for the phone-hacking scandal that occurred when he oversaw News Corp's British newspapers

Red tide formed after oil spills

[2011-07-16 10:53]

Red tide happens at the oil spills affected sea area in North China's Bohai Bay, on July 15, 2011. The oil spills near Platform C at Penglai 19-3 oil field were first detected on June 4.

Hu gives US students welcome

[2011-07-16 07:43]

During a tour of Zhongnanhai, the seat of the Chinese central government, a group of American students was warmly greeted by Hu Jintao.

Astronauts woken up by second computer failure

[2011-07-15 13:43]

After getting a little free time Thursday, the last space shuttle crew was woken up to deal with a second computer failure on Atlantis.

Unique 50m-long salute to CPC

[2011-07-15 13:05]

Niu Yinlu shows his calligraphy work – a scroll of the constitution of the Communist Party of China – in Hantai town, Xinle city, North China's Hebei province, July 14, 2011.

Forum highlights green effort

[2011-07-15 11:51]

Regional leaders from China and the US vow to enhance Sino-US relations at sub-national level.

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