The country's Supreme Court has ruled that the sect must cease operations and the state will take over its assets. The sect has been subject to arrests, property seizure and bans on its literature.
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Three days before France's presidential election, a shooting on Paris' famous boulevard leaves one police officer dead and two seriously wounded, in an incident that left one attacker dead.
The agency expanded its warnings about prescription cough and pain medications that contain the narcotics codeine or tramadol, saying they can cause dangerously slow breathing in some kids.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has proposed longer wait times, stricter English language requirements and a revamped "Australian values" test.
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The attacker was shot dead by police and has been identified, authorities say, without disclosing the identity. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, days before a presidential election.
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The Simpsons has won tons of TV awards in its 30-year run. But the sitcom's music has had its share of success on the Billboard charts, too.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jeanine Poggi, a reporter for Advertising Age, about the power of advertising in television and the role ad withdrawals played in Bill O'Reilly's exit from Fox News.
The state's Supreme Judicial Court officially dismissed the drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state chemist who admitted to faking test results.
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As President Trump approaches his 100th day in office, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman of The New York Times says "the magnitude of the job is sinking in for him."
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It's an effort to bring nationwide attention to the issue and speed up the federal permitting process for coastal projects. The state loses the equivalent of one football field of land an hour.
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They visited the Oval Office on Wednesday night, according to social media posts. Musicians Nugent and Kid Rock, as well as the former Alaska governor, appeared at numerous campaign rallies for Trump.
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The orca Takara gave birth to a calf Wednesday at the SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas. SeaWorld announced last year that it was ending its breeding program.
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From ugly fish like sea robin to the discarded parts of livestock, like ox cheeks and chicken feet, a new book celebrates repugnant-looking but flavorful foods, and urges us to eat more of them.
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The discovery that the liquid from canned beans can be whipped into an egg white substitute has taken the vegan world by storm. Now DIY recipes are being codified into cookbooks.
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Entrenched politicians have been swept aside, and fringe candidates and untested newcomers have filled the void. Four front-runners lead the field of 11 in Sunday's first round of voting.
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Research in epilepsy has found a key to why small pulses of electricity to the brain sometimes help and sometimes hurt a failing memory. Brains hurt by physical trauma or dementia might benefit, too.
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A new report looks at data from 184 countries. And raises the question: Does more spending lead to better health outcomes?
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Arkansas' attempt to carry out a spate of executions before the end of the month has so far been thwarted by a dizzying series of court decisions. The state is still preparing to execute the two men.
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Administration officials told organizers that "given currently active security threats, it is not possible to assure that the event could be held successfully." Coulter says she'll speak anyway.
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The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
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