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TOKYO (AP) — Reaching the century mark remains a relative rarity for humans, but it is increasingly less so, and perhaps nowhere more than in rapidly aging Japan.The number of Japanese who are at least 100 years old, known as centenarians, has r ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so desperate that they and their doct ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Charles Dharapak, a veteran photographer who has spent the past decade chronicling the activities and travels of U.S. presidents and American political campaigns, has been named Asia-Pacific regional photo editor for The Associated Press ...more

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CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Odile closed in on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday night as Mexican authorities evacuated vulnerable coastal areas and readied shelters for up to 30,000 people.The U.S. National Hurricane ...more

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. military vehicle struck a land mine Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the U.N. mission in the West African country said.< ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Terrorists will use Australia's deployment of troops and war planes to the Middle East as an excuse to target Australians, Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned on Monday.Australia is preparing to contribute 600 troops and ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Now it's Britain's turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded — like two American journalists before him — and the Islamic State group is threatening to kill a fourth captive.A grisly video released by t ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — A World War II code-breaker drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.Director Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game" claimed the coveted Grolsch People's Choice Award on Su ...more

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LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week swung into Day 3 Sunday, packed from morning to night with next season's womenswear offerings from dozens of designers.Fashionistas were spoilt for choice, with Temperley, Topshop Unique, Paul Smith and Pringle ...more

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt concedes election defeat, says he will step down. ...more