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BEIJING Cheap Nike Air Max Womens , Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- "Wolf Warrior 2," a domestic action film, topped the Chinese box office in a landslide victory, grossing 2.2 billion yuan (about 321 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending Aug. 6.


"Wolf Warrior 2" tells the story of a former Chinese Special Forces operative's adventures rescuing compatriots and local friends in a war-torn region of Africa occupied by insurgents and mercenaries.


The domestic romance "Once upon a Time" took second place, making 425 million yuan in the week.


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Universal's animated film "Despicable Me 3" came in fourth, generating 27 million yuan.


Rounding out the top five was domestic animation "Dear Tutu," which grossed 13 million yuan.


Research vessel "Kexue" leaves Shenzhen for scientific expedition


Tourists enjoy scenery of Diaoshuilou Waterfall in NE China


Farmers busy with farm work across China


Old castle attracts tourists in China's Shanxi


Weekly choices of Xinhua photo (July 31 - Aug. 6)


In pics: Daofu Tibetan houses in SW China's Sichuan


In pics: lotus flowers amid morning mist in E China


1st high speed railway in Inner Mongolia starts operation


The International Paralympic Committee will elect a new governing board for the organization on Friday as part of the ongoing IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi.


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Zhang is the first Chinese candidate to vie for the job of IPC President. The 61-year-old is the Executive Chairperson of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee, as well as the head of China's National Paralympic Committee.


In 2008, Zhang was first elected as Chairperson of the China Disabled Persons Federation, taking over from Deng Pufang. She would be re-elected five years later.


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Zhang then steered China's delegation to a successful showing at the 2016 Rio Summer Paralympics. Her candidacy to succeed Philip Craven as the head of the IPC was officially launched in June.


Zhang Haidi has long been an inspirational figure in China. Her story of overcoming her disability and helping improve others' lives is required reading in primary school textbooks across the country.


Zhang taught herself multiple foreign languages from a young age including English, German, and Japanese.


As a writer and novelist for nearly 35 years, her popular works include reportage and translations.


HANOI, July 8 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing Sports University team of China lost to the national squad of Vietnam at the opener of the 2017 international women's volleyball tournament in northern Hai Duong province on Saturday.


The Chinese university team lost the match 21-25, 18-25 and 17-25.


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Xi, Trump meet on ties, hot-spot issues on G20 sidelines


Xi, Macron agree to promote China-France cooperation


Xi, Abe meet on ties, reaffirm readiness to strengthen China-Japan partnership


China's Gulangyu historic international settlement enters world heritage list


China's Qinghai Hoh Xil enters world heritage list as natural site


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Main structure of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge finished


Aircraft carrier "Liaoning" sails near Lamma Island in HK

An investigator is seen from one of the broken windows of Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, the United States, Oct. 4, 2017. (XinhuaWang Ying)

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Sunday saw the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The shooter, Stephen Paddock, attacked concert-goers at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and later took his own life, killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 500 others.


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