Two regions of Belgium are banning kosher and halal slaughter, arguing that not using stunning is cruel. But Jewish and Muslim leaders say their traditions minimize an animals suffering.
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French tobacco shops in Paris are expanding their stocks of cigarettes, cigars and lottery tickets to include the cryptocurrency, bitcoin. The fintech group backing the scheme wants to enroll 6,500 shops across the country by February, but industry observers say it is quicker to buy bitcoin online. Gracie Jerome reports. Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the premiere of The Sopranos, its creator looks back on the shows legacy and the endlessly dissected cut to black. Website URL: