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    Taiwanese pilot in French Mirage crash
    A Taiwanese pilot has died in the crash of a French air force fighter plane. The Mirage 2000-5 went down in a ball of fire, according to eyewitnesses.

    France condemns Cambodian radio owner's 20-year jail sentence

    France has slammed a 20-year prison sentence passed on a Cambodian radio station owner who has both French and Cambodian nationality.

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    BRUSSELS — Drinking a Bordeaux wine from a gchateauh is as French as swigging Kentucky bourbon is American.

    But now tempers are flaring across the vineyards of France. The United States wants to sell some of its wines in the European Union with — sacrilege — a gchateauh or gclosh label.

    Is that cheating? Misappropriation? Whatever it is, the issue has the Bordelais turning claret with anger.

    gWhat is at stake is the respect for tradition and quality,h Laurent Gapenne of Chateau de Laville and president of the Federation des Grand Vins de Bordeaux told The Associated Press.

    For American vintners, itfs a question of selling more wine in their top export market, unshackled by historic language or restrictive terms in the world of 21st century globalization.

    gPeople use words in different ways,h WineAmerica chief operation officer Cary Greene told the AP, arguing there should be no ban on U.S. bottles carrying the word gchateau.h