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World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

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She raised seven sons and two daughters and reportedly had more than 160 descendants.
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Canada fails to advance to quarters at World Rugby Sevens Series in Japan

Canada fails to advance to quarters at World Rugby Sevens Series in Japan

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KITAKYUSHU, Japan - Kathy Baker scored a try in extra time as Ireland topped Canada in a consolation Challenge Trophy semifinal Sunday at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
Canada, which failed to advance to the Cup quarterfinals for the first time, will play Japan for 11th place later Sunday.
The Canadian team was dealt a blow Friday when captain Ghislaine Landry was ruled out because of an injury sustained at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia earlier this month.
Despite the setback, Canada opened pool action on Saturday with a 38-14 win over Fiji but rounded out...
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Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

He planned to use explosives that included an anti-tank rocket, a U.S. attorney said. Read more ...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits...

'Frosty had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits tree stump instead

A would-be vandal was stumped after they tried to run over a 9-foot snowman in Kentucky, only to find it had been built over a large tree stump. Read more ...

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Self-driving vehicles set to deliver groceries

Stop & Shop says it plans to launch 'driverless grocery vehicles' in the Greater Boston area beginning this spring. Read more ...

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is latest Disney live-action remake

Because Disney nostalgia never ends. Read more ...

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

'It's time to raise the stakes': Nonprofit aims high to help families in need

One in three families struggles to provide enough diapers for their children. Nonprofit ShareBaby wants to change that. Read more ...

‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs...

‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs, unemployment benefits

The partial government shutdown, which looms with no end in sight, is disrupting lives, from missed paychecks to uncertainty with work. Read more ...

Couple who called 911 says Wisconsin teen, not them, should get $50,000 reward

Couple who called 911 says Wisconsin teen, not them, should get $50,000 reward

The couple who dialed 911 says they don't want the $50,000 reward. They say Jayme Closs should get it because "She got herself out." Read more ...

Louisville holds off Boston College 80-70

Louisville holds off Boston College 80-70

Jordan Nwora scored 18 of his career-high 32 points before the break before adding five points late that helped Louisville hold off Boston College 80-70 on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign

Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign

Gillette's new ad campaign is trending on youtube, but has more than twice as many dislikes than likes. Some are threatening a boycott, offended by the company's call for a new... Read more ...