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  • The Left's ridiculous Burger King freakout

    Democrats' distorted understanding of national loyalty may work in populist politics, but not so much in markets.

  • Editorial cartoon: My way

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

    TORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans. So news this week that Burger King will buy Tim Hortons served as a bittersweet reminder...

  • Train derails on Canada border, prompts evacuation

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of about 40 people who live near the site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. Manitoba RCMP media...

  • Burger King makes move to Canada official

    Talk of the move has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers who are concerned about U.S. companies using mergers with companies in lower-tax jurisdictions to lower their U.S. tax payments.

  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada. Investors seemed to welcome the announcement by Burger King late Sunday that it was in talks to buy Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons and create the world's...

  • The White House hates tax inversions but won't criticize Burger King

    The White House resisted a chance Monday to denounce Burger King for potentially relocating its headquarters to Canada as part of a possible purchase of doughnut and coffee chain Tim Hortons, even though President Obama has repeatedly ripped such corporate moves.

  • Burger King seeking to acquire Tim Hortons and move headquarters to Canada

    Burger King would be one of the largest and most well-known companies to seek to leave the U.S. in a so-called corporate inversion, in which a U.S. company buys a smaller foreign company in a lower-tax jurisdiction and then places its headquarters in the foreign country to lower its tax bill.

  • Oil train in deadly crash passed through major U.S. cities

    A train carrying crude oil that derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in a Quebec town in July 2013 traveled through Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and North Dakota before the accident, a report from Canada's Transportation Safety Board said.

  • 'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot. Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of...

  • Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

    TORONTO (AP) — The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday. TSB chair...

  • Musicians team up to kill Keystone XL

    Country legend Willie Nelson is teaming up with Canadian rock artist Neil Young in September to keep another Canadian product out of the United States -- the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.

  • Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada

    TORONTO (AP) — He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow. A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a hitchhiking journey to the Pacific coast. HitchBOT, created by team of...

  • Canada to bring arms to Kurds in Iraq

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada is committing two cargo planes to move military supplies into northern Iraq as part of the international effort to bolster Kurdish forces against Islamic militants. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday a CC-177 Globemaster and a CC-130J Hercules transport will...

  • Canadian prosecutors approve polygamy charges

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Polygamy charges have once again been filed against two leaders of a polygamous fundamentalist Mormon community, British Columbia's Ministry of Justice said. Winston Blackmore and James Oler each face charges of polygamy. Similar charges against the men were...



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