- Netflix won’t cut real-life ‘Bird Box’ scene despite outcry
NEW YORK — Netflix’s post-apocalyptic survival film “Bird Box” is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it. The footage concerns a 2013 tragedy in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic when an unattended train carrying crude oil rolled down an incline, came...
- Factbox: Novak Djokovic v Denis Shapovalov
A look at the records of Serbian Novak Djokovic and Canadian Denis Shapovalov before their third-round match at the Australian Open on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):
- Studious Shapovalov hopes Nadal videos can help topple Djokovic
Denis Shapovalov announced himself to the world by stunning Rafa Nadal two years ago in Montreal and the Canadian teenager will hope to draw from the Spaniard's tactical manual when he meets Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open third round on Saturday.
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- NHL roundup: Leafs stop Lightning’s streak
Mitchell Marner scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period as the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped Tampa Bay's nine-game home winning streak in a 4-2 win over the Lightning on Thursday.
- Canadian found dead in Burkina Faso after kidnapping
A Canadian kidnapped this week in a restive region of Burkina Faso has been found dead, a spokesman for the security ministry said on Thursday, drawing condemnation from Canadian and Burkina Faso foreign ministers.
- Ryan Reynolds was a high school prankster before ‘Deadpool’
Before he raised hell on the big screen as “Deadpool,” Ryan Reynolds was a pint-sized prankster. Reynolds attended the same Vancouver, Canada, high school as fellow hunk Joshua Jackson and once got suspended for a prank he pulled on a teacher. This is “Celebrity Yearbook” by “Page Six TV”.
- Another Saudi woman wants to escape her abusive family
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Another Saudi woman has turned to social media for protection from her father, just days after Canada granted refuge to Rahaf al-Qunun, the 18-year-old Saudi who fled her family. Identified only as Nojoud al-Mandeel on Twitter, her case differs from that of al-Qunun. She has not fled the kingdom, has...
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