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French chefs seek to put banned songbird back on menu

PARIS - Four French chefs are requesting a waiver to serve a long-banned delicacy - a small songbird called the ortolan that fans including late President Francois Mitterrand used to devour, bones and all, while wearing a napkin over their heads.

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Kentucky man admits to selling fraudulent fertility kits

- A Kentucky man, who made international news for saying he was trying to clone humans, must close or sell his business after pleading guilty to a federal charge that he misled customers about in-home fertility kits, according to court documents.

U.S., 12 Sep 2014

In Japan, grave times for the tombstone trade

TOKYO - Jianxing An can see he is in a dying business.

11 Sep 2014

Coming to a Serie A match near you, film ads on shirts

MILAN - Sampdoria's shirts will be turned into billboards for the latest cinema releases by the club's movie producer president Massimo Ferrero.

12 Sep 2014

Gun-toting Colorado woman threatens boy over clarinet practice

DENVER - Sheriff's deputies in Colorado arrested a 60-year-old woman who pointed a rifle at her neighbor's 11-year-old son as he played his clarinet in the backyard, authorities said on Friday.

U.S., 12 Sep 2014

Man sleepwalks off Kentucky cliff, suffers minor injuries

LOUISVILLE Ky. - An Ohio man fell 60 feet off a cliff while sleepwalking in a national forest in Kentucky, but suffered only minor injuries, officials said on Wednesday.

10 Sep 2014