CBC Trump threatens 35% border tax on German autos 2017-01-16T21:58:43.000000Z U.S president-elect Donald Trump warned German car companies he would impose a border tax of 35 per cent on vehicles imported to the U.S. market, a plan that drew sharp rebukes from Berlin and hit the automakers' shares. British pound drops to lowest since 1985 as Theresa May to outline Brexit plan 2017-01-16T16:38:28.000000Z The British pound falls to its lowest since 1985 after speculation ramps up that British Prime Minister Theresa May will lay out her plans for a so-called "hard Brexit" from the EU to European lawmakers tomorrow. Kids born to opioid-addicted moms seem to fare poorly in school 2017-01-16T15:31:57.000000Z Children exposed to addictive drugs in the womb may be more likely to perform poorly in school, Australian researchers report. 2 Canadians among 5 dead after Mexican nightclub shooting 2017-01-16T13:15:28.000000Z Two Canadians, an Italian and a Colombian are among five people dead following a shooting and stampede at a nightclub during an electronic music festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Monday, authorities say. Trump calls Brexit 'great,' slams Germany's migrant policy 2017-01-16T12:50:23.000000Z U.S. president-elect Donald Trump says the U.K. was "so smart" for deciding to leave the European Union, and he believes other countries will follow Britain's lead. The only skill needed to spin for Trump? A total lack of shame 2017-01-16T10:00:46.000000Z They aren’t there to engage in the healthy back-and-forth between government and the press. They’re there to provoke the kind of hysterics that usually end up discrediting the media. Trump may be inaugurating an era of market failure in economics and ideas: Don Pittis 2017-01-16T10:00:00.000000Z The idea that U.S. president-elect Donald Trump can make America great has caused markets to soar. But when truth has become so fragile, can free markets function? Oman says it will accept 10 Guantanamo Bay detainees 2017-01-16T09:58:23.000000Z Oman said Monday it accepted 10 inmates from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office, part of his efforts to shrink the facility he promised to close. World Economic Forum begins with air of uncertainty as Trump presidency nears 2017-01-16T07:46:41.000000Z The global economy is in better shape than it's been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased. Samsung Group chief faces arrest, accused of paying millions in bribes 2017-01-16T05:30:40.000000Z South Korea's special prosecutors' office said it will seek a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country's biggest conglomerate, as a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-hye escalated on Monday.