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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.

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills

MEXICO CITY — The Beetle is dead. Long live the Beetle.

The modern edition of the iconic Volkswagen model is set to cease production Wednesday, but people in Cuautepec on the outskirts of Mexico City still rely on the original no-frills version, praising it for its affordability, reparability and, most of all, its dexterity at handling the district’s steep streets.