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Man with world's largest feet finds fame

The first thing that people notice about Brahim Takioullah is not his feet -- which he hopes will make him famous -- but his enormous height. He stands more than eight foot (246 cm) tall.

Health

In US, world's oldest person celebrates 115th birthday

Bess Cooper celebrated her 115th birthday as the world's oldest person in Monroe, Georgia, Friday, though there was no Elvis impersonator at the party like there was last year, reported local media.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy sees second successive drop in virus deaths

Italy reported a second successive drop in daily deaths and infections from a coronavirus that has nevertheless claimed more than 6,000 lives in a month.

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114-year-old Japanese woman named world's oldest

A 114-year-old Japanese woman was recognised on Wednesday as the world's oldest female, making the Asian nation home to the longest-living woman and man on the planet.

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World's tallest woman dies in China

A Chinese woman who was certified as the tallest in the world has died, an official from her hometown said Wednesday.

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