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World's oldest person celebrates 116th birthday in New York City

oldestNEW YORK--The world's oldest living person, the daughter of sharecroppers and granddaughter of slaves, celebrated her 116th birthday on Monday in New York.
  Susannah Mushatt Jones marked the occasion privately with family but a public celebration is planned for Tuesday, according to the Gerontology Research Group.
  Jones was born in Alabama in 1899 and after graduating from high...

Buffett donates record $2.84 bln to Gates, other family charities


 NEW YORK--Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the...

Bill Cosby said in 2005 lawsuit he gave Quaaludes to women for sex

LOS ANGELES--Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the...

Well-wishers swoon as Britain's Princess Charlotte christened

charlotteLONDON--Britain's Princess Charlotte, the baby daughter of Prince William and his wife Kate, was christened on Sunday...

Drinkers raise glass to a crash in London stock-exchange bar

waitressLONDON--There is no shortage of liquidity at London's first stock exchange-themed bar, where beer prices fluctuate...

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