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Iran moves to strike 4 zeroes from its battered currency

Iran moves to strike 4 zeroes from its battered currency

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president sent a bill to parliament Wednesday that would cut four zeroes from the value of the Islamic Republic's sanctions-battered currency, the rial, as tensions remain high between Tehran and Washington.

No camping at Phish shows near Denver over plague concerns

DENVER — Thousands of people who planned to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver will no longer be able to because of concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague.
Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC

Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC

NEW YORK — A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn't exist

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn't exist

BERLIN — A German city that's been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that's true.
Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal Pell

Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal Pell

MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, in a decision cheered by scores of abuse survivors and victims' ad

Germany: 8-year-old goes on highway joyride with mom's car

BERLIN — Police say an 8-year-old boy took his mom's car and went for a nighttime joyride on a highway in western Germany.