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How Hollywood is giving its biggest stars digital facelifts

LOS ANGELES - Johnny Depp is 53 years old but he doesn't look a day over 26 in the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie. There's no plastic surgeon or makeup involved. It's all post-production visual effects and it's becoming commonplace in major Hollywood movies.

Depp is just the latest mega-star to get the drastic de-aging treatment on screen, joining the ranks of Robert Downey Jr., Kurt Russell and several others getting digital facelifts to play younger versions of themselves.

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Frenchman and 3 Congolese hostages are released in Congo

KINSHASA, Congo - A French man and three Congolese men have been released after being kidnapped in March from a Canadian mining company in eastern Congo in March, Congo's government said Sunday.

They were among five workers, including a Tanzanian who had been kidnapped from the Namoya gold mine operated by Canadian company Banro Mining Corp. in Salamabila.

7 hours ago

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

LONDON - British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travellers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

BA chief executive Alex Cruz said Sunday the airline was running a "near-full operation" at London's Gatwick Airport and planned to operate all scheduled long-haul services from Heathrow. But he said there would still be delays, as well as some cancelled short-haul flights.

9 hours ago

Correction: Trump-Budget-Arctic Refuge-Q&A CORRECTIVE story

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In a story May 27 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge covers 2,300 square miles (5,957 square kilometres.) The refuge covers about 30,000 square miles (about 78,000 square kilometres).

A corrected version of the story is below:

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