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In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

CHICAGO Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish, donut-type dessert that's taking the high-end dessert market by storm.

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Italian court clears groping boss because of immature sense of humor

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U.S. groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring

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Italian cheese firm sells Parmesan-backed bond

ROME An Italian dairy cooperative has sold bonds backed by Parmesan cheese, the company said on Tuesday, a rare example of one of the country's plethora of small firms raising funding on capital markets.

02 Feb 2016