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In battle for France’s soul, Maurice the rooster scores victory

FILE PHOTO: Maurice, the rooster of Corinne Fesseau, whose loud crows landed him in court accused of noise pollution, is pictured in Saint-Pierre-d’Oleron, France, August...

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space

MOSCOW (HeadlineNews) – A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission...

In Chile’s remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive

The last woman from a tribe Yagan and speaker of this language, Cristina Calderon, 91, takes part in an interview with HeadlineNews at her house...

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee as organizers run out of challenging words

OXON HILL, MD. (HeadlineNews) – Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials...

Spelling Bee aces buzz through early rounds; some stung by stumpers

OXON HILL, Md. (HeadlineNews) – The Scripps National Spelling Bee got underway on Tuesday with most young spelling aces breezing through tricky words like “kentledge”...

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure

OXON HILL, Md. (HeadlineNews) – A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and...

Rocker Hallyday’s estate to be shared under French, not U.S., law

PARIS (HeadlineNews) – French rock singer Johnny Hallyday’s estate must be shared under French law, a Paris court ruled on Tuesday, overriding a will written...

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