Why Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s $22 billion in back taxes

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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Maxime Bernier’s new party stakes out classical liberal values: Don Pittis

In a phrase variously attributed to Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, the United States and Britain are “two countries divided…

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U.S. reclaims title as world’s No. 1 oil producer

The United States may have reclaimed the title of the world’s biggest oil producer sooner than expected. The U.S. Energy…

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‘Process is torturous’: Federal whistleblower says Canada doesn’t protect people who speak out

This Labour Day, former Employment Insurance fraud investigator Sylvie Therrien wishes she was still employed instead of being caught in…

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Canadians on track to spend almost $6B on pot this year — most of it the illegal variety

On an annualized basis Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana between April and June, Statistics Canada says, as consumption of…

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Tesla board evaluating Elon Musk’s proposal to take company private

Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its board is evaluating chief executive Elon Musk’s idea of taking the company private after…

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Aimia, Porter Airlines form new Aeroplan partnership for post-Air Canada era

Aimia Inc. says it has a new deal for Toronto-based Porter Airlines to become a preferred Canadian airline for the…

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Trump says agreed with EU to work to lower trade barriers

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States and the European Union were kicking off talks aimed at lowering trade…

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U.S. dollar overvalued, Chinese yuan in line with fundamentals: IMF

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that the U.S. dollar is over-valued, China’s yuan is in line with fundamentals…

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Comcast blinks in fight with Disney for Twenty-First Century Fox

In a battle among media giants for control of Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, Comcast has blinked. The cable and…

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