Earthquake survivor Ida Spagnoli took CBS News cameras on an emotional tour of the rubble in L’Aquila, Italy.
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HONG KONG — Sharon Stone, who last year was a guest of the Shanghai International Film Festival, now faces a boycott of her films in China after she suggested the devastating May 12 earthquake there could have been the result of bad “karma.” Stone’s remarks, made Thursday at the Festival de Cannes, pondered a link between the earthquake — which to date has taken the lives of more than 65000 — and China’s treatment of ethnic Tibetans and their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama–Hollywood Reporter
George Clooney toured the ruins of Italy’s recent earthquake and told the survivors he’ll shoot a film there. The actor visited while the G-8 summit is going on in L’Aquila. The April 6 quake left thousands homeless and killed nearly 300 people. (July 9)
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