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Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - Updated at 1725 hrs EDT

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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
HMCS St. John’s rescues defunct, unmanned solar-powered kayak off Newfoundland

The Chronicle Herald
Warming Arctic seas means more contact between naval fleets

CBC News
Peacekeeping replaces pipelines in Canada-U.S. dialogue

The Canadian Press
Defence minister announces $12M to improve facilities at 5 Wing Goose Bay

CBC News
Barack Obama’s address to Parliament comes amid global upheaval

CBC News
Obama to address Parliament

CBC News
Barack Obama’s address to Parliament comes amid global upheaval

CBC News
Successors to Obama and Peña Nieto could have a major impact on North American relations

CBC News
PS unions head to Federal Court over persistent Phoenix payroll glitches - More

CBC News
Markets continue rebound from post-Brexit shock

The Globe and Mail
Sikh veteran Jauhal, who battled Legion over turban rights, dies

The Globe and Mail
Research project to share stories of dispossessed Japanese Canadians

The Canadian Press
Explorers find 1868 schooner Royal Albert wrecked in Lake Ontario

CBC News
The great Tuques Up: Canada Day edition challenge

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: June 29

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Republican report criticizes military, CIA and Obama administration over response to deadly attacks - More

The New York Times
House Benghazi Report Finds No New Evidence of Wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton - More

Marine Corps Times
Marines responding to Benghazi were held up by debate on weapons and uniforms, commander says

The Associated Press
‘Move on’ from Benghazi? Republicans say it’s unlikely

The Associated Press
Trump’s ‘America First’ echoes old isolationist rallying cry

The Washington Post
Efforts to fight Zika fail as lawmakers play politics with looming health crisis

Military Times
Pentagon expected to unveil new rules for transgender troops

United Press International
Marine Corps to remove ‘man’ from 19 job titles - More

The Associated Press
Air Force colonel wants adultery charges dropped

The Associated Press
Iraq War veteran sentenced for anti-government plot

The Associated Press
Booster rocket fires in key NASA test for Mars missions - More

The Associated Press
World stocks up as worries from Britain’s EU leave vote ease

The Washington Post
U.S. military ties with Britain are sheltered from Brexit storm, officials say

The Associated Press
Scottish leader in Brussels for talks with EU

The Associated Press
EU’s most widely use language, English, endangered by Brexit

The Associated Press
Dug by Jews, tunnel from Nazi era found in Lithuania

The Associated Press
Italy recovers 2015 sunk migrant boat, hopes to ID victims

The Associated Press
After cleaning, EgyptAir plane’s data files studied in Egypt

The Associated Press
Greece feels ‘rage and revulsion’ over attack - More

The Associated Press
Suicide blasts kill dozens at Istanbul airport - More

Thomson Reuters News
ISIS suspected as Istanbul airport suicide bombing death toll hits 36

The Associated Press
Suicide bombings in Turkey since July 2015

The Associated Press
Syrian civilian groups threaten to pull out of peace talks

The Associated Press
Jordan widens IS crackdown; signs of home-grown extremism

United Press International
Netanyahu asks UN chief to help win release of Israelis from Hamas

The Associated Press
US-backed Syria rebels capture IS-held base near Iraq border

Military Times
The Iraqis' win over ISIS in Fallujah was considerably easier than expected

News Article
India to buy 145 m777 howitzers to defend its border with China

The Associated Press
Vietnam recovers 8 bodies from missing search plane

CBC News
Philippine police begin ‘aggressively implementing’ war on criminals

United Press International
China moves to implement UN sanctions on North Korea

United Press International
North Korean officials meet with Cuban vice president

ABC News
El Chapo’s Extradition to US Put on Hold - More

The New York Times
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