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Run, Laal, run: Aamir Khan stars in Indian 'Forrest Gump'

Run, Laal, run: Aamir Khan stars in Indian 'Forrest Gump'

Indian actor Aamir Khan enjoyed “Forrest Gump” so much that he’s starring in a Hindi remake. Released in 1994, the original film went on to sweep the Oscars, taking six trophies including best picture and best actor for Tom Hanks.
Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online

Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online

Research that analyzed social media posts finds that hateful references to gays, lesbians and other LGBTQ people surged online after Florida passed a law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third gr
Brazil police recover art masterpieces stolen in elderly con

Brazil police recover art masterpieces stolen in elderly con

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday were seeking the arrest of six people accused of involvement in stealing 16 artworks together valued at more than 700 million reais ($139 million), some of which were recovered.
Unifor members elect Lana Payne as new president

Unifor members elect Lana Payne as new president

TORONTO — Unifor says Lana Payne has been elected as the new president of Canada's largest private sector union, the first woman to hold the position.
Reviving Mexico's groundbreaking muralism a century later

Reviving Mexico's groundbreaking muralism a century later

POXINDEJE, Mexico (AP) — A painter in orange overalls touches up the image of a hand holding a rifle while an artist perched on scaffolding painstakingly places bits of colorful ceramic in a mosaic of a guerrilla fighter.
Alan Tudyk infuses 'Resident Alien' with the art of clowning

Alan Tudyk infuses 'Resident Alien' with the art of clowning

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Tudyk owes his teachers more than a few measly apples. In school, he received sound career guidance from those who recognized his nascent talent.
London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

LONDON (AP) — Children ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence the virus has spread in multiple areas of the city but found no cases of the paraly
Metro faces ongoing worker shortage, higher overtime pay to keep grocery stores open

Metro faces ongoing worker shortage, higher overtime pay to keep grocery stores open

Workers at Metro Inc. are putting in overtime to keep stores open as the company grapples with an ongoing labour crunch, the Montreal-based grocery and drugstore retailer said Wednesday.

Young Gaza artist was among those killed in Israeli strikes

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Israeli bombs began falling last week, 22-year-old Duniana al-Amour ran into her room and tried to escape into her art and drawing, just as she had during Gaza's past wars.
TC Energy Corp. completes public offering of common shares

TC Energy Corp. completes public offering of common shares

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has closed a $1.8-billion bought deal offering of common shares. The Calgary-based company says it will use the proceeds to fund costs associated with the construction of the Southeast Gateway Pipeline, a US$4.