Posts Tagged East Asia

South Korea, China score at short-track World Cup

SHANGHAI (AP) — South Korea’s Sin Da Woon and China’s Fan Kexin won races Saturday at the ISU short-track speedskating World Cup.

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‘Unbroken’ may be broken in Japan, still divided over war

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Jack O'Connell portrays Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini in a scene from "Unbroken." The film, directed by Angelina Jolie, did not receive any Golden Globe nominations on Thursday.  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie’s new movie “Unbroken” has not been released in Japan yet, but it has already struck a nerve in a country still wrestling over its wartime past.

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Seth Rogen thanks Sony exec at film premiere

Actor Seth Rogen, center, director Evan Goldberg, left, and producer James Weaver attend the premiere of the feature film "The Interview" in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Images)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth Rogen kicked off the premiere of his comedy “The Interview” by thanking Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal for having the courage “to make this movie.”

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Pyeongchang leaders rule out sharing Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have ruled out sharing the games with other countries as a cost-cutting move.

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