Netflix Says It Won't Pull Controversial Footage of Actual Deadly Incident From Bird Box

Image: Bird Box (Netflix) After streaming giant Netflix came under fire for including footage of a real-life, deadly incident that occurred in Canada in its breakout monster movie Bird Box, the company said Thursday it will not pull that imagery from the film. Reached for comment about the controversy, a Netflix spokesperson told the Associated […]

Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to U.S. colleagues working without pay

It’s not a paycheck, but it’s a sign of solidarity.Image: Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2019-01-14 01:59:27 UTC It’s the fourth week of Donald Trump’s government shutdown, with around 800,000 federal employees working without pay since Dec. 22. That includes air traffic controllers, like those working in the New York Air Traffic Control Center, who, while […]

Canada adopts strict rules for drone flights

Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images It’s Canada’s turn to implement rules for drone flights, and those in the pipeline could make the American approach seem lenient. Transport Canada has adopted new regulations that will require the registration of any drone weighing between 250g and 25kg (0.55lbs to 55lbs), and would-be pilots will have to […]

Why Silicon Valley needs more visas

Henrique Dubugras Contributor Henrique Dubugras is the founder Brex, the billion-dollar corporate credit provider for startups. More posts by this contributor Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup When I hear protesters shout, “Immigrants are welcome here!” at the San Francisco immigration office near my startup’s headquarters, I think about how simple a phrase […]

Saudi Teen Who Fled Family and Pleaded for Help on Twitter Granted Asylum in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, right, walks with an unidentified companion in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Photo: Sakchai Lalit (AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the 18-year-old Saudi woman who escaped her family and pleaded for protection on social media, has been granted asylum in Canada. “The [United Nations […]