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  • North Korea test-launches 2 medium-range missiles

    SEOUL –- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, officials said. The South Korean military said the missiles were launched just after 2:30 a.m. and flew for a...
  • Bac Films Scores Asian Deals On 'Human Capital' At Hong Kong Filmart

    PARIS- Bac Films has locked key Asian deals on Paolo Virzi's Italian B.O. hit "Human Capital" ("Il capital Umano") at Hong Kong's Filmart. Bac Films' sales manager Clementine Hugot, who was on hand to shop "Human Capital" at the market, inked deals...
  • 'The Grandmaster' Grandly Masters Asian Film Awards

    MACAU - Martial arts fantasy "The Grandmaster" dominated proceedings at the Asian Film Awards on Thursday. The picture, which has also been the most commercially successful outing for director Wong Kar-wai, claimed seven wins at the AFAs. They included...
  • Obama and Japan's Abe fail to reach trade accord

    Obama and Japan's Abe fail to reach trade accord
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Japan failed to reach agreement on free-trade talks as President Obama left Japan on Friday without the breakthrough needed to advance a key element of his broader agenda of strengthening America's hand in Asia. Despite a...
  • Global Location Report: 5 Film Spots in the News

    GEORGIA Over the past few weeks no location has been in the news more than Georgia, site of the tragic railroad accident that killed crew member Sarah Jones during the filming of Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." The incident -- which has renewed...
  • Box Office: 'Noah' Poised to Ride Tide to $40 Million Stateside Bow

    The day of reckoning is nigh for Paramount's Biblical tentpole "Noah," which looks to ride a wave of recent controversy and solid overseas grosses into Stateside plexes, projected to open at around $40 million in three days. Internationally, Disney kick-...
  • Box Office: 'Noah' Makes Good With $44 Mil Stateside; 'Captain America' Scores $75 Mil O'seas

    Paramount's Biblical tentpole "Noah" embarked on what looks to be a successful journey globally this weekend, grossing $77.6 million worldwide, of which an estimated $44 million came from Stateside theaters. As of Sunday, the film has cumed more than $95...
  • Body Found Near 'The Avengers' Set

    "The Avengers" sequel's filming schedule has encountered some unfortunate trouble and it has nothing to do with the traffic delays that Joss Whedon had apologized for last week. While filming on Seoul, South Korea's Mapo Bridge, the cast and crew of...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Yunjin Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, on this day in 1973. This birthday gal grew to fame in South Korean films and TV, but American audiences may know her better for playing Sun Kwon on "Lost" from 2004-2010. Currently, she...
  • Samsung rolls out Galaxy Round smartphone with curved screen

    Samsung rolls out Galaxy Round smartphone with curved screen
    Samsung has delivered on its promise to release a curved-screen smartphone. The Galaxy Round goes on sale in South Korea this week and features a display with an ever-so-slight left-to-right curve that is visible when the phone is held vertically....
  • South Korea wins gold in women's short-track 3,000-meter relay

    South Korea wins gold in women's short-track 3,000-meter relay
    SOCHI, Russia — South Korea won the women's Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China on the last lap to take the lead. The team of Cho Ha-ri, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee crossed the finish line first Tuesday after Shim...
  • The right skater won Olympic gold

    In any other sport, it would have been cause for celebration -- an unknown youngster pulls out all the stops to upset a legendary but aging star on the biggest stage of all. But when 17-year-old Russian Adelina Sotnikova unexpectedly captured the...