Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis accused of felony rape

A Minneapolis police report says the arrest of Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, was…

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Nike shares drop after choice of Colin Kaepernick for ad spurs boycott

Shares of Nike Inc. fell three per cent on Tuesday as calls for a boycott of the sportswear giant gained…

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Ford government does U-turn, expands electric vehicle rebates for Tesla buyers

The Ontario government says it will not appeal a Superior Court decision in favour of Tesla Motors Canada over the…

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Environment minister sends Canso spaceport company back to drawing board

Nova Scotia’s environment minister says she can’t make a decision whether to approve a proposed rocket launch site near Canso, N.S., because…

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Aeroplan adds airlines and buck a beer falls flat: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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In business, finding out what’s true is more valuable than ever: Don Pittis

When Tesla boss Elon Musk announced Tuesday he was thinking of arranging a buyback of all the electric car company’s shares,…

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Snap loses users for the first time, beats on revenue

Snap Inc.’s Snapchat app unexpectedly lost users in the second quarter, the company said on Tuesday, likely adding fuel to…

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Apple hits record $1 trillion US stock market valuation

Apple Inc. became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous…

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Amazon to open Caledon fulfillment centre, creating 800 full-time jobs

Amazon will open a new fulfillment centre in Caledon, Ont. to pick, pack and ship books, electronics and toys. The…

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