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Geneva toilets flush with cash Monday, 18 Sep 2017

GENEVA (Reuters) - Geneva prosecutors are investigating after toilets in a bank and three restaurants were blocked by about $100,000 in high-denomination euro banknotes, they said on Monday.  Full Article

 
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Staying fit: Japan's elderly hits record in challenge to labor market Monday, 18 Sep 2017 

TOKYO (Reuters) - Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world's most rapidly aging societies.  Full Article  

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Pet deaths in Japan: dignified but dog-gone expensive Monday, 18 Sep 2017 

At Pet Rainbow Fiesta, a pet funeral expo, held in Tokyo on Monday, visitors were given a host of options on performing rites for dead pets, including cremation, constructing a household altar and making offerings of incense.  Full Article  

 
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