An Indian court has given a woman permission to divorce her husband because their home did not have a toilet, forcing her to seek relief outdoors. Justice Rajendra Kumar Sharma said women in villages often endured physical pain waiting until darkness to relieve themselves outdoors. The judge labelled open defecation -- a major health problem in India -- disgraceful and deemed it torture to deny women a safe environment for relief, the woman's lawyer Rajesh Sharma told AFP.
A group of Regina bikers showed their softer side this weekend by hosting a day of fun for local families who are healing from experiences of child abuse. The local chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA), founded in 2013 by a man who goes by Freedom, held a barbecue at Candy Cane Park on Saturday. The group welcomed families who have struggled with abuse in the past and allowed them to enjoy a day out in the sun, without fear.
Another divorce in Canada's loyalty card sector has consumers stuck in the middle asking questions about the future of an industry still bruised by the actions of some of its largest providers. It is the latest split between loyalty programs and the country's banks, which are increasingly moving towards digital banking, following prior breakups between Shopper's Drug Mart and Royal Bank of Canada and Costco and American Express. TD took over from CIBC as the primary card for Aeroplan, while Air Canada recently said it plans to move away from Aeroplan to start its own loyalty program after 2020.
The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized, authorities said. Police said they had "scientific evidence" that Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, drove the van that barrelled through Barcelona's crowded Las Ramblas promenade, killing 13 people on Thursday, then hijacked a car and fatally stabbed its driver while making his getaway. After four days on the run, Abouyaaqoub was spotted outside a train station west of Barcelona on Monday afternoon.
If someone had told me three years ago that I'd never eat another slice of real cheese pizza, an ice cream cone, or a creamy bowl of mac 'n' cheese ever again, I would have slapped them in the face for speaking such blasphemy. If you're thinking about getting rid of dairy, or you're new to the cheese-free scene, here are some things you should know that I wish someone told me when I first went dairy-free.
From the outside, cardio seems to be the quickest way to burn fat and shed a few pounds, especially if you push yourself to the point of heavy breathing and sweating. "While doing cardio is great for your heart, lungs, and even your stress level, its not the fastest way to lose fat," said Lauren Clare, personal trainer and certified holistic health coach. The real key to losing fat is by building more muscle.