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8/7/2008 BEIJING (Reuters) - China stages the most expensive opening ceremony in Olympic history on Friday, keen to put the world spotlight on its modern face and the sports action after a build-up that fired up the Communist government's critics.

Guests in the head-turning "Bird's Nest" Olympic stadium will include U.S. President George W. Bush, who flew in straight after making his bluntest comments yet on rights in a nation many view as likely to rival his own for global hegemony this century.
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