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Detail of photograph of Hugh Jackman

Asked in a mock interview by fellow actor Ryan Reynolds: "Do you ever age?" Hugh Jackman replied, "Not since 2008."

The Sydney-born actor seems to share something with Wolverine, the fast-healing mutant from the X-Men franchise that made him a Hollywood superstar. Jackman is also an accomplished singer, which led him to be cast as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman.

Now, 10 years after being named People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive," everyone's favorite Australian hunk is turning 50 — Happy birthday, mate!

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Eyes On U.S. — California, The World Is Worried About You

As an Italian bestseller explores why people are fleeing the Golden State, the international press also takes stock of unprecedented Silicon Valley layoffs. It may be a warning for the rest of the world.

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For as long as we can remember, the world has seen California as the embodiment of the American Dream.

Today, this dream may be fading — and the world is taking notice.

A peek at the Italian list of non-fiction best-sellers in 2022 includes California by Francesco Costa, a book that looks to explain why 340,000 people moved out of the state last year, causing a drop in its population for the first time ever.

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Why are all these people leaving a state that on paper looks like the best place in the world to live? Why are stickers with the phrase “Don't California my Texas” attached to the back of so many pick-up trucks?

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