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Trump vows to retaliate against French digital tax

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump promised on Friday to retaliate against France for adopting a pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook.

He also managed to get in a shot at French wine. Trump, who doesn’t drink alcohol, tweeted: “I’ve always said American wine is better than French wine!”

EU braces for Boris Johnson as UK leader--and Brexit

Brussels is bracing for Boris and Brexit.

Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London's Daily Telegraph playing up stereotypes about bumbling bureaucrats in the European Union wasting money and tying up U.K. businesses in red tape—articles the European officials deemed to be so false that they coined the word “Euromyth” to describe them.

Oil and container traffic push CN Rail to record revenues of nearly $4B

MONTREAL — Crude-by-rail and container traffic drove Canadian National Railway Co. to its highest ever quarterly revenue and adjusted earnings per share, shoring up confidence in its EPS forecast of low double-digit growth for 2019.

The country’s largest railroad operator saw revenues rise nine per cent year over year to a record $3.96 billion last quarter.