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Oldest man in the world no longer — Japanese man dies at 112

A Japanese man believed to have been the oldest man on Earth has died. Yasutaro Koide inherited the title just last July upon the death of a fellow countryman and hands the title to a man from China. Koide died at 112 years, 311 days old.

Canadian dollar drops below 70 cents U.S., some happy, others not

For the first time in 13 years the Canadian dollar fell below the 70 cent U.S. mark on Tuesday. The country's dollar is falling right alongside world oil prices, which dropped to below $30 a barrel, also on Tuesday.

U.K. study may have discovered Alzheimer's Disease breakthrough

Scientists from the University of Southampton released results of a study on Friday that they believe is an important next step toward finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia. It involves blocking one of the brain's receptors.

Wake-up! Vancouver-area hit by 4.9 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake hit the Vancouver, Victoria and Georgia Strait area at about 11:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29. There have been no reports of injuries but it woke some sleepers while others slept right through it.

Risk of Alzheimer's Disease more than doubled with stress

An U.S. study has found stress can play a role in whether you will suffer from cognitive decline, which in turn can lead to Alzheimer's Disease. The study authors say your chances of Alzheimer's is reduced, however, if you manage stress well.

New report finds climate change will increase world poverty

A newly published report from the World Bank Group finds climate change will dramatically increase the number of the world's impoverished people. Published as an eBook, the news it heralds is bad but it is also, the report says, preventable.

Tigers, piranhas may join crocodiles as Indonesian prison guards

Jakarta - The recent story about crocodiles being used as guards over drug convicts in Indonesia has a new twist. Those nasty crocodiles may have co-workers alongside them — tigers and piranhas.

Apple issues apology to 6 black students kicked out of store

The Apple Corporation issued an apology to the six African-Australian students who were kicked out of one of their retail stores in Melbourne. It appears to be a horrific case of racial profiling.

Ex-FIFA official Warner faces December extradition case

Saint James - Former FIFA executive Jack Warner will face an extradition hearing in December after authorities in Trinidad and Tobago quashed attempts to have the case against him tossed out, officials said Friday.

Trinidad and Tobago to rule Friday on extraditing FIFA official

Laventille - A Trinidad and Tobago magistrate will rule Friday on whether to extradite former FIFA vice president Jack Warner to face charges linked to the corruption scandal sweeping football's governing body.

Trinidad to swear in new PM Wednesday

Saint James - Trinidad and Tobago's prime minister-elect Keith Rowley will be sworn into office Wednesday, after voters in the twin-island nation backed his calls for change amid an economic contraction.

Trinidad and Tobago ushers opposition back into power

Saint James - Voters in Trinidad and Tobago chose not to give Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's coalition a new five-year term, opting to bring back the opposition under Keith Rowley.

Trinidad and Tobago race tight ahead of Monday elections

Saint James - Trinidad and Tobago's two major political parties have virtually equal support ahead of Monday's general elections, which pollsters pegged as too close to call heading into a final weekend of campaigning.

Boy from Toronto shot dead in Jamaica, suspect sought

A young male from Canada was shot dead in Jamaica early Sunday morning. While police there have not made an arrest they are asking a "person of interest" to turn himself in.

Canadian boy, 10, accidently shot to death by 7-year-old brother

An accidental shooting in a home near Grande Cache in Alberta has left a 10-year-old boy dead. It appears that it may be a case of a firearm not being safely stored and a youngster getting hold of it.

Toronto police identify suspect in double murder at Moka Cafe

Police in the York region of Toronto have identified a suspect in the June 24 shooting of four people at the Moka Cafe. Two of those shot died, and police now say they seek Jason Hay as a person of interest in their deaths.

New cancer research uses 2 viruses to find and kill cancer cells

A novel method of fighting cancer being studied in Canada may be the big breakthrough the world has been waiting for. It is early but by using two viruses researchers may be able to target and kill off cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone.

Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad

Saint James - He is a key figure caught up in the middle of football's biggest corruption scandal. But indicted former FIFA vice president Jack Warner is still a wildly popular politician in his native Trinidad.

Passionate Mind: From hair stylist to web designer and dream job Special

There are no shortages of careers in our world but the trick is to find the one that challenges you, the one you are the most passionate about. It took two decades for Jeanette Duguay to do that but she managed it and now she's not looking back.

65-year-old German woman births 4 babies, premature but alive

A 65-year-old German woman gave birth to four babies on Tuesday in Berlin but it didn't go as hoped. The quadruplets all survived but were born premature at 26 weeks. The newborns now make Annegret Raunigk a mother of 17.
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