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Artificial intelligence ‘boy’ granted residency in Tokyo

TOKYO: An artificial intelligence (AI) character was made an official resident of a busy central Tokyo district on Saturday, with the virtual newcomer resembling a chatty seven-year-old boy. The boy named "Shibuya Mirai" does not exist physically, but he can have text conversations with humans on the widely used LINE messaging app. Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward, an area popular with fashion-conscious young people, has given the character his own special residence certificate. This makes him Japan’s, and maybe even the…

Zidane insists Madrid aren’t taking La Liga triumph for granted

MADRID: Zinedine Zidane insisted his Real Madrid stars don't feel like champions yet, as his side close in on a potential double. A victory against Celta Vigo on Wednesday at Balaidos would put Madrid three points clear of Barcelona at the top of the table before the season finale on Sunday. They have also secured a place in the Champions League final against Juventus on June 3 in Cardiff. However, Zidane was cautious and says nobody at the club believes they have won anything yet. Asked about the club's chances of…

Amir granted NZ visa, set to fly with team on Jan 10

LAHORE: Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who spent time in jail and served a five-year ban for spot-fixing, has been granted a visa to travel to New Zealand for Pakistan's limited overs matches later this month, immigration officials said on Thursday.