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Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires

LIMA Pope Francis may have divine inspiration but not divine inflation: on Friday he suffered what millions of ordinary people have to deal with -- a flat tire. | Video

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Psychic paid $3.5 million for exorcisms gets prison for evading U.S. taxes

BOSTON A self-proclaimed psychic was sentenced on Wednesday to 26 months in prison after admitting that she tried to avoid paying taxes on over $3.5 million that she received from an elderly Massachusetts woman seeking to cleanse herself of demons.

17 Jan 2018

Peru shamans hold rituals, foresee good news during Pope's visit

LIMA Peruvian shamans said on Wednesday they expect good news from the visit of Pope Francis to the Andean nation, and held rituals on a beach near Lima to give him strength to fight against accusations of sexual abuse that have plagued the Roman Catholic Church.

17 Jan 2018

Goldman co-COO's ex-assistant charged with stealing $1.2 million of wine

NEW YORK A former personal assistant to Goldman Sachs Group Inc Co-Chief Operating Officer David Solomon has been charged with stealing hundreds of bottles of wine worth more than $1.2 million from his former boss.

17 Jan 2018

Alien sightings are no excuse for filing your tax return late

LONDON As Britain's deadline for annual tax returns looms, revenue authorities have warned they will be keeping a sharp lookout for any mention of aliens.

17 Jan 2018

Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

MEXICO CITY A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in September.

Science 16 Jan 2018