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Kirsten Dunst unveiled a sci-fi thriller by acclaimed US director Jeff Nichols at the Berlin film festival Friday, which takes inspiration from "E.T." and updates it for the NSA generation. Dunst, who has been acting in movies since her early childhood, told reporters after a press preview that "Midnight Special", a supernatural story about parenthood, had appealed to her as she's grown more selective about film roles. Dunst, 33, became famous at a tender age appearing alongside Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in "Interview with a Vampire" and later co-starred in films such as the "Spider-Man" series and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind".
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation on Friday broadening sanctions to punish North Korea for its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber crimes, and sent the measure to President Barack Obama to sign into law. Lawmakers said they wanted to make Washington's resolve clear to Pyongyang, but also to the United Nations and other governments, especially China, North Korea's lone major ally and main business partner.
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill kissed each other and sat down together Friday for the first meeting between their two branches of the church in nearly a thousand years. Francis, 79, in white robes and a skullcap and Kirill, 69, in black robes and a white headdress, exchanged kisses and embraced before sitting down smiling for the historic meeting at Havana airport. The 79-year-old pontiff stepped off a plane in the sunshine and shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro on the tarmac at Jose Marti airport before heading into the meeting with the leader of the powerful Russian branch of the Orthodox church.