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Beijing renews 2022 Winter Olympics air quality assurances

Members of the 2022 Evaluation Commission for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and representatives of Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid committee listen to a presentation as they tour Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital’s notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games.

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Backpacking trip drew Ryan Reynolds to ‘Woman in Gold’ role

In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds poses for a portrait to promote his upcoming film "Woman in Gold" in New York. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — If Ryan Reynolds hadn’t gone backpacking in Europe in the late 1990s, he might have never ended up co-starring with Helen Mirren in the film “Woman in Gold.”

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