The world’s oldest man has been named as Indonesian Mbah Gotho, who is 145 years old, with documentation that says he was born in 1870. Mr Gotho said he began preparing for his death in 1992, even having a gravestone made, but 24 years later he is still alive. He has now outlived all 10…
An 18-year-old in Sabah has married a 42-year-old single mother of five boys, according to a news report. The groom’s father Alin @ Matalin Utam, 52, of Kuala Penyu, did not object, saying: “They are mature enough to make their own decisions, including getting married,” Harian Metro newspaper reported him as saying. He said his…
Associated Press — People who hope to drive New York City’s famous yellow cabs must pass tests on such details as driving rules and where they can pick up passengers. But one test they no longer have to take? Whether they have a grasp of English. A new law that streamlines licensing requirements for different…
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