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Some of Asia's top filmmakers screened their new movies to kick off the 35th Hong Kong International Film Festival on Sunday, although the mood was subdued because of Japan's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Sunday the nuclear crisis in Japan will force American officials to re-evaluate the locations of nuclear reactors in the U.S., including the Indian Point Energy Center, a three-reactor facility about 40 miles north of New York City.
The contrast couldn't be sharper.
President Obama has got bubble trouble.
A student who posted an Internet video of her tirade against the Asian population at the University of California, Los Angeles, said Friday night that she is leaving the school, despite the university's decision not to discipline her.
Japan said radiation levels in spinach and milk from farms near its tsunami-crippled nuclear complex exceeded government safety limits, as emergency teams scrambled Saturday to restore power to the plant so it could cool dangerously overheated fuel.
President Barack welcomed Brazil's rise as an economic power and said the United States would be an eager customer for its oil exports as he opened a Latin America tour Saturday against the backdrop of an escalating Western military showdown with Libya's Moammar Gadhafi.
Federal and state officials sought Friday to dispel fears of a wider danger from radioactivity spewing from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors, saying testing indicated there were no health threats along the West Coast of the U.S.
Chile and the U.S. are signing a nuclear energy accord, despite fears of radiation spreading in Japan after a devastating earthquake and tsunami severely damaged nuclear reactors.