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Obamas join 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'

[2011-04-28 11:18]

US President Barack Obama and his wife returned to Chicago on Wednesday to support Oprah Winfrey in her talk show and the couple are being interviewed by the famous TV hostess.

Shanghai starts regular A380 air service

[2011-04-28 10:12]

Emirates' ground crew based at Pudong International Airport prepare themselves for the landing of Flight EK302 to arrive in east China's Shanghai, April 27, 2011.

It's no royal wedding-holic!

[2011-04-28 09:51]

Orsola Rossi from Italy and Simon Watkinson from England, pose for pictures after winning a Prince William and Catherine Middleton lookalike competition organised by the airline Easyjet in London, England, April 27, 2011. The contestants from across Europe were judged on their hand waving, bowing and curtsying skills as well as their looks.

Obama sending CIA chief to head Pentagon

[2011-04-28 09:13]

President Barack Obama plans to name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense and move Gen. David Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, into the CIA chief's job.

Sun Yat-sen portrait displayed in Beijing

[2011-04-28 08:36]

A huge Sun Yat-sen portrait is displayed on Tian'anmen Square ahead of the three-day May Day holiday in Beijing, April 27, 2011.

Premier Wen starts visit to Malaysia

[2011-04-28 07:38]

While reminiscing about his route to the top of Chinese politics, visiting Premier Wen Jiabao advised students at Malaysia's most prestigious university Wednesday to pursue major accomplishments, not major job titles. 'China should lead over Asian single currency'

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, April 26

[2011-04-27 16:56]

Snapshot photos capture the moments of events happened all around the world during the past 24 hours of April 26.

'Angry Birds' find a cousin in ancient China

[2011-04-27 15:18]

Over-night fame of celebrity personators now enters the Web age. An obscure Chinese antique is now an Internet sensation, simply because of its stunning resemblance to the Angry Birds.

Countdown begins for next-to-last shuttle launch

[2011-04-27 15:03]

The astronaut husband of wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords arrived at NASA's launch site Tuesday for this week's flight of space shuttle Endeavour, and said his wife would be following him "pretty soon" - in plenty of time for liftoff.

Thai-Cambodian border skirmishes continue

[2011-04-27 15:00]

The border clash occurring early Wednesday morning marked the sixth straight day of fighting between Thailand and Cambodia.

Train overturns in Taiwan, kills 5 mainland tourists

[2011-04-27 14:46]

A small train overturned in Taiwan's Ali Mountain area on Wednesday, killing five tourists from the Chinese mainland and seriously injuring at least 50 passengers who are members of five mainland tour groups.

Figure skaters on ice after host alteration

[2011-04-27 11:37]

Figure skating's top athletes take to the ice for the world championships a month later than they'd expected and in a different country.

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