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Crown corporation immune from taxation, but still might have to pay GST: Court

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OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says the B.C. agency responsible for managing public-sector pension plan investments is constitutionally immune from remitting the...
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Trudeau tells ministers openness, co-operation are key in minority government

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OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking his finance minister to cut taxes but also keep "fiscal firepower" on hand in case the economy goes bad.
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In Sri Lanka, China's Building Spree Is Raising Questions About Sovereignty

In Sri Lanka, China's Building Spree Is Raising Questions About Sovereignty

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A Chinese state-owned operator took control of a port on a 99-year lease after Sri Lanka defaulted on its loans. An adviser to Sri Lanka's president said the government wants...
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Iraqi Protesters Lynch Teen While Police Stand By

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Mistakenly believing that a 16-year-old boy had fired on them, a mob of antigovernment protesters stabbed him to death. Protest leaders condemned the attack.
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Election Results Mean All Nighters For Politicians, Pundits-And Wikipedia Editors

Election Results Mean All Nighters For Politicians, Pundits-And Wikipedia Editors

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Through a discreetly marked doorway in the east London neighborhood of Shoreditch, a small group of volunteers gathered Thursday, prepared for a long night facing down a...
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Community divided over nativity scene on courthouse lawn

Community divided over nativity scene on courthouse lawn

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Some residents had complained about a religious display on government property.
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UK election clears way for N.Ireland devolution, Dublin says

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DUBLIN - The outcome of the British election will help a fresh drive next week to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland after a near three-year hiatus, Irish Foreign...
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One jarring chart shows how taxes on workers have essentially replaced those on corporations

One jarring chart shows how taxes on workers have essentially replaced those on corporations

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Workers are a key pillar of the US economy. The payroll taxes that the government collects from their wages sustains two critical programs that benefit millions of Americans...
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The Finance 202: Trade truce with China caps good week in Washington for Trump's economy

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Tariffs appear avoided, and there was a deal to avert a government shutdown.
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Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric condemns protester killings and calls for gun controls

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BAGHDAD - Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric on Friday condemned recent killings of anti-government protesters and urged full state control over the use of weapons in the country...
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Boris Wins Big

Boris Wins Big

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