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  • Burger King to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    TORONTO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc for C$12.64 billion ($11.53 billion) in a cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food...
  • Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion
    Burger King Worldwide Inc plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in a $11.53 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group. With roughly $23 billion in combined annual sales...
  • Canada's intelligence head says returning Islamist militants pose threat

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadians who go abroad to join militant groups such as Islamic State pose a threat on their return home and could use their foreign contacts to set up networks in Canada, the country's intelligence director said on Saturday. Michel...
  • Rail firm poorly audited before Canada disaster: report

    LAC-MÉGANTIC Quebec (Reuters) - The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster, which last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called...
  • Canada's hitchBOT travels 4,000 miles to test human-robot bonds

    The offspring of a marriage between art and science, Canada's hitchhiking robot has won thousands of thumbs-ups as it tweeted its adventures across 4,000 miles of North America over the last three weeks. The preschooler-sized contraption made of a...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...
  • Factbox: Canada rail disaster report finds lax oversight

    (Reuters) - Canada's Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its final report on last year's Lac-Mégantic crude train disaster, including a list of 18 "causes and contributing factors" to the catastrophic derailment that killed 47 people. Most of...
  • Canada on mission to map Arctic, lay claim to broader boundaries

    Canada on mission to map Arctic, lay claim to broader boundaries
    Canada has dispatched two icebreakers to map the Arctic seabed beneath the North Pole to support a bid to extend the country's maritime territory deeper into the waterways at the top of the world. A preliminary submission to the United Nations...
  • Michael Ola making most of opportunity with Bears

     Michael Ola making most of opportunity with Bears
    BOURBONNAIS — Michael Ola considers his mother to be his biggest supporter. Pamela John has helped push her son up the rungs of professional football's ladder, a climb as improbable as it was circuitous. She encouraged him when he spent the 2011...
  • Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Griffith Park, Nicklaus North IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Griffith Park Golf Course, Harding and Wilson courses, in Los Angeles THE LAYOUT: George C. Thomas, one of the greatest American...
  • How a Canadian Prairie city made an Ebola vaccine

    How a Canadian Prairie city made an Ebola vaccine
    An experimental Ebola vaccine that is offering some hope for West Africa was invented in a small Canadian Prairie city and had its roots in the Cold War, the German town of Marburg and a disease scare that panicked Toronto in the 1970s. The Canadian...