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Your Parmesan cheese may be nothing but wood fiber

Parmesan cheese sprinkled over pasta dishes is almost as American as apple pie to many of us, but the cheese police have discovered that we have been unknowingly sprinkling wood shavings on our spaghetti.

Gun store argument leads to deadly shootout over $25 fee in Miss.

Picayune - A Mississippi gun store owner and his son were killed Saturday in a shootout with two customers after a quarrel over a $25 firearm repair fee erupted into violence, police told NBC. The customers were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

1,500 pedophiles busted by FBI hacking the Dark Web

In perhaps the largest pedophile sting in history, the FBI hacked the Dark Web server to infiltrate and investigate 1,500 pedophiles using the secret website named the Playpen.

Duke Energy now facing criminal charges for coal ash pollution

Being the largest electric power holding-company in the U.S. may not mean a "hill of beans," now that Duke Energy, headquartered in North Carolina is facing criminal charges of coal ash pollution in violation of the Clean Water Act.

Peru sues Greenpeace for Nazca lines desecration

Lima - A publicity stunt by Greenpeace activists backfired when the group entered a restricted area containing the famed Nazca lines, placing a banner next to a stylized hummingbird. Peru's government is seeking to file criminal charges against Greenpeace.

Giant Swiss bank to plead guilty to U.S. criminal charges

Washington - Worldwide banking giant Credit Suisse Group is expected to plead guilty Monday to criminal charges connected to efforts to enable high-income Americans avoid U.S. taxes.

Emile Dubois — A serial murderer or a miraculous soul? Special

Santiago - On March 26, precisely 106 years ago today, Emile Dubois, a Frenchman found guilty of killing four people in Chile, faced the firing squad. His memory has endured in the faith of the people who consider Dubois a martyr of injustice, a hero and a saint.

Belgium: Church of Scientology charged as 'criminal organization'

Brussels - After an investigation spanning fifteen years, Belgian federal prosecutors have decided to prosecute the Church of Scientology and its leaders as a criminal organization, according to Belgian media reports.

Russian media mogul charged with punching TV show guest

Moscow - Russian media mogul Alexander Lebedev has been charged with hooliganism for punching a television show guest last year during a debate. If convicted, Mr Lebedev, who owns Britain Independent and Evening Standard newspapers faces seven years in prison.

Angry response to convictions for 1984 poisoning of Bhopal India

It was the world's worst industrial accident, immediately killing at least 3,500 people, and injuring another 15,000. The ensuing fight for justice, which has lasted for 25 years, has turned a corner with the sentencing of those charged.

McHale: Ontario's Crown Attorney overstepped by dropping charge Special

Hamilton - OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino was to appear in court Wednesday to face a criminal charge made against him by Gary McHale. The Crown representative who handled the case for the province dropped the charge.

Baptists accused of kidnapping will know of charges Thursday

A Haitian magistrate will decide by Thursday whether or not the 10 Americans accused of human trafficking will face charges. The 10 are from the New Life Children's Refuge, and claim they were in Haiti to rescue orphans.

Duchess of York faces criminal charges over Turkish child-scandal

A criminal complaint has been lodged against the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, after her TV exposé of orphanages in Turkey in November sparked a diplomatic row between Britain and Turkey. She posed as a potential donor to gain access to orphanages.

Two charged in Kylie's death

In September little Kylie Cox was mauled and killed by a 120 pound Rottweiler as a friend was taking her out of her car seat. Any charges that would be filed would be determined after those at the house were interviewed.

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