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Chinese actress Tang Wei smiles before a press conference during the Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project.

2015-10-03 22:05:49 -0500

An Ariane-5 rocket is seen blasting off from the European space centre at Kourou, French Guiana, as it delivers two telecommunications satellites into geostationary orbit, in 2012The race for Internet service from space is on, again. After a series of failed satellite Internet projects over the past two decades, fresh investment is coming into the sector, and at least three high-profile projects are moving forward. OneWeb, a London-based consortium backed by tycoon Richard Branson, announced in June it had raised $500 million from investors including Airbus, Qualcomm and Intelsat to advance its plan for satellite broadband to underserved parts of the world.

2015-10-03 22:02:50 -0500