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Dylan Farrow describes alleged assault by Woody Allen

In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described how Woody Allen allegedly sexually assaulted her, and called actors who work in his films “complicit” in perpetuating a “culture of silence.” Farrow, the adopted daughter of both Allen and Mia Farrow, appeared in a taped interview Thursday on CBS This Morning. She reiterated the allegations she has made for years, including in written pieces for ...

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'Insanity' to allow nuclear waste disposal near Ottawa River, Indigenous groups say

Indigenous groups say a plan to dispose of nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario is “insanity” and want the federal government to intervene. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private company, wants a 10-year licence to keep running the Chalk River nuclear labs in eastern Ontario. In 2014, the federal government gave Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) control over nuclear operations ...

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Snowstorm pummels southeast, kills 10, including 8-month-old baby

A massive snowstorm on Wednesday affected a wide swath of the U.S.—from parts of Texas to Florida and up to Massachusetts– killing at least 10 people, including a 8-month-old baby in New Orleans. The Times-Picayune reported that the baby’s mother lost control of the car and the vehicle plunged into a drainage canal. The baby was pulled from the car ...

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Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Do not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor’s orders. He gets plenty of exercise on the golf course and at the White House complex, the president told Reuters on Wednesday. “I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that,” Trump, 71, said during an Oval Office interview. “I run over to a ...

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Loblaws in $400M tax fight with CRA over claims it set up bogus offshore bank

A senior judge warned Loblaws and the federal government this morning that she would not look kindly on any further procedural delays in a $400-million battle the two sides are waging in Tax Court. Loblaws and the government were in a Toronto courtroom in one of the biggest offshore corporate tax-avoidance cases in the country, with authorities alleging the grocery conglomerate set ...

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Christian convert from Iran converting Muslims in Sweden

Annhita Parsan, who fled Iran, has converted hundreds of Muslims in Europe to Christianity.  (Courtesy Annahita Parsan ) From escaping Iran through the mountains as a Muslim refugee, to surviving domestic abuse and imprisonment in a Turkish prison, to carving out a life in Sweden, Annahita Parsan’s story is the stuff of a Hollywood movie. Parsan, a convert from Islam ...

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Mark Zuckerberg says DACA situation is 'a basic question of whether our government works'

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam – RTS12TFP Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expressing optimism that the situation surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be resolved, noting that it is “a basic question of whether our government ...

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Steve Bannon refuses to comply with U.S. House subpoena

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon declined on Tuesday to comply with a subpoena ordering him to answer questions from a U.S. House intelligence panel about his time at the White House as part of its investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election. After Bannon initially refused to answer questions about the matter, Devin ...

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