BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan might still be popular in China, but nowadays the pro-Beijing actor is as well-known as fodder for jokes as he is... Full Story
Firefighters rescue dog trapped in gap between walls
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Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie
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'Duang!' Chinese poke fun at Jackie Chan with nonsense word
BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan might still be popular in China, but nowadays the pro-Beijing actor is as well-known as fodder for jokes as he is for his gritty martial arts and slapstick humor on screen. His latest contribution to the country's mass culture and entertainment: "duang."
Emu jumps fence, escapes from farm when noise spooks bird
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Malfunctioning Miami Beach welcome sign sends mixed message
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Bill to make 'Hang on Sloopy' Ohio's rock song passes House
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