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BK's Big Deal Could Bring The King To Canada, Controversy Close Behind

Burger King is buying Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-donut chain, in a deal valued at $11 billion. The new company will be headquartered in Ontario, Canada, allowing Burger King to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rate. The relocation is bound to cause controversy in the U.S.

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Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.