Bollywood and MeToo: Film industry lifts sexual abuse taboo

Bollywood and MeToo: Film industry lifts sexual abuse taboo

Mumbai, India - When the 2005 Bollywood drama Aashiq Banaya Aapne (You have made me your lover) was released, it was not common to see physical intimacy on screen in Indian cinemas. In the film, the cental characters are seen kissing in a now famous song sequence. After the film, its lead actress Tanushree Dutta, a former Miss…
Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ by cuts to Ontario French services | CBC News

Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ by cuts to Ontario French services | CBC News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's disconcerted by Ontario's decision to slash French services in the province. "I was deeply disappointed by the decision of the Ontario government to cut services and protections for the francophone minorities in Ontario," he said at a press conference at the tail end of his trip to Papua New…
F3 driver Sophia Floersch reportedly breaks spine in terrifying crash | CBC Sports

F3 driver Sophia Floersch reportedly breaks spine in terrifying crash | CBC Sports

German Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch suffered a broken spine in a horrific, high-speed crash at the Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. In the video below, the 17-year-old is seen losing control of her Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara-Mercedes car on the fourth lap in the Chinese territory and flying over her competitors before slamming into the…
Sri Lanka v England: ‘Tourists’ positive approach pays off and makes for exciting cricket’

Sri Lanka v England: ‘Tourists’ positive approach pays off and makes for exciting cricket’

England sealed their first away series win under Joe Root with victory in the second TestFor England to come to Sri Lanka and beat them at their own game is a huge achievement. Winning the first two Tests to seal the series with a game to spare is impressive, especially given their very poor record…
Postal workers’ union makes counter-offer | CBC News

Postal workers’ union makes counter-offer | CBC News

There is no end in sight for rotating strikes hitting Canada Post deliveries, after the postal workers' union rejected the corporation's contract offer and countered with its own proposal. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers released a list of demands on Saturday in response to the company's offer presented Nov. 14 and set to expire…
Trump’s Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress

Trump’s Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress

If his trade deal is blocked in Congress, President Donald Trump will be facing a major setback on an issue where he’s already been claiming credit for delivering on a campaign promise. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Trade Liberals and conservatives alike are raising objections that could imperil the president's signature trade agreement. By SABRINA RODRIGUEZ…