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China Is an Unlikely Superpower

Despite Americans inflates sense of country's dominance

(Newser) - American pundits are constantly claiming that China will soon overtake the US as the world’s dominant power—but if you look at the facts, that’s just not true, writes John Pomfret in the Washington Post. “Dire demographics, an overrated economy, an environment under siege, and an ideology... More »

Chinese Artist Sues Over 'Insulting' Panda

Says Dreamwork disrespected national icon

(Newser) - Kung Fu Panda may not seem very controversial, but it sure offended Zhao Bandi, a Chinese performance artist who is renowned for using panda images in his work. Zhao is suing Dreamworks for the film’s “insulting” portrayal of China’s national icon, the Independent reports. “Designing the... More »

Get Smart Gets Rich at Box Office

Mike Myers' 'Love Guru' fails to impress

(Newser) - Mike Myers' Love Guru failed to work its mojo at the box office this weekend, caving to Get Smart, which raked in $39.1 million. It wasn't a close race: Myers' live-action comedy grossed $14 million, coming in at No. 4. The Incredible Hulk and Kung Fu Panda—in their... More »

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