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Canadian News

The Globe and Mail
CSIS to resume data-mining practices, says issues with data centre mostly fixed

The Toronto Star
Hamilton man accused of being a contract hacker for Russian spies - More

CBC News
Who is Karim Baratov, the alleged Canadian Yahoo hacker? - More

CBC News
VCDS isn’t the only suspect in RCMP probe of DND leaks, sources say

The Ottawa Citizen
RCAF SAR Tech remembered as a true Canadian

The Globe and Mail
CSIS reneged on pledge to brief judges about secret data centre

The Vancouver Sun
Seaforths commander Bert Hoffmeister rode in tank named ‘Vancouver’ - Photo - More - More

The Hill Times
Dion’s primary residence to be in Berlin, EU ambassador to stay on, sources say

National Post
Report to Congress raises spectre of American ships challenging Canadian Arctic claims

CBC News
Near-fatal border crossing in Quebec prompts calls for immigration reform

The Toronto Star
Immigrants have 60% lower mortality rate than non-immigrants, Toronto study finds

CBC News
One dead after 30-vehicle crash, chemical spill on Highway 401 near Kingston - More

The Toronto Star
Parts of Quebec ‘paralyzed’ by winter storm

The Canadian Press
Trudeau, Ivanka Trump attend Broadway performance of Come From Away - Photo

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Greg Sargent | The Washington Post
Is Trump falling into Paul Ryan’s trap?

Antony J. Blinken | The New York Times
Will Rex Tillerson Pass North Korea’s Nuclear Test?

Thomas L. Friedman | The New York Times
Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You

David Ignatius | The Washington Post
The real shocker in the WikiLeaks scoop

Garrison Keillor | The Washington Post
The Epic of Donald Trump

International News

The Independent
House Intelligence Committee says it does not have ‘any evidence’

The Associated Press
US charges two Russian intelligence officials and two hackers in massive Yahoo breach - More

The Washington Post
Justice Department charges Russian spies and criminal hackers in Yahoo intrusion

The Washington Post
Sen. Graham demands answers from FBI on Russia

The Washington Post
As Trump embraces the military, some officers express wariness about their commander-in-chief

The New York Times
The Blizzard Fizzles, and ‘Slush Day’ Just Doesn’t Have the Same Ring

Reuters News Agency
Hawaii judge halts Trump’s new travel ban before it can go into effect

The New York Times
Prerequisite for Key White House Posts: Loyalty, Not Experience

The Toronto Star
Former Trump staffers offer protection from presidential ‘tweet risk’ for a price - More

The Associated Press
Trump travel ban faces key test in federal courtrooms - More

The Washington Post
Lawyers face off on Trump travel ban before U.S. judge in Maryland

Reuters News Agency
Senate Intelligence chairman plans public hearing on Russia

The New York Times
Russian oligarch confirms his plane and Trump’s jet shared a N.C. tarmac, days before the U.S. election

The New York Times
Sean Spicer Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge

Reuters News Agency
Pressure mounts for FBI to confirm or debunk Trump’s wiretap claims

The New York Times
Protesting at Lunchtime: Defying Trump Becomes a Washington Lifestyle

The Associated Press
White House releases Trump tax info ahead of MSNBC report

Maclean’s
Daily Trump Tracker: The tax return cometh

The New York Times
Trump Wrote Off $100 Million in Losses in 2005, Leaked Forms Show

The Washington Post
Which world leaders are richer than Donald Trump?

The Globe and Mail
What is @realDonaldTrump up to on Twitter?

Independent Journal Review
Buzz Aldrin Is Working With Trump to Make Space Great Again

The Associated Press
Sentenced reduced for Royal Marine who shot injured Taliban

Reuters News Agency
Scottish independence referendum in 2018/19 would not be legal: UK minister

Reuters News Agency
Donald Tusk warns ‘no deal’ Brexit would hit Britain hardest

Reuters News Agency
Swedish prosecutors not ready to decide on Assange, waiting on translation

Reuters News Agency
Dutch begin voting in election testing anti-establishment mood

The Globe and Mail
Centre-left shift in Dutch election deals blow to populism

Reuters News Agency
Turkish remarks about Dutch fascism ‘detached from reality’: EU’s Tusk

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory

The Associated Press
Six killed in Nigeria as teenage girls detonate explosives

The Associated Press
Somali pirates demand ransom for oil tanker, EU force says

Reuters News Agency
Two Turkish soldiers killed in southeast after Kurdish militants detonate mine

Reuters News Agency
After six years of war, Assad now secure but his country carved up

The Associated Press
Confusion over whether Syria rebels will attend Astana talks

Reuters News Agency
Air strikes kill nine in Idlib

Reuters News Agency
Mosul battle reaching final stages: Abadi

Reuters News Agency
Heavy fighting as Iraqi forces set sights on Mosul’s Grand Mosque

Reuters News Agency
Kidnapped Australian woman released in Afghan capital

The Associated Press
Afghan official: Death toll from hospital attack rises to 50

Reuters News Agency
Malaysia says found out murdered Kim Jong-nam’s identity from son’s DNA

Reuters News Agency
Philippine VP decries Duterte’s drug war tactics in video to U.N.

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan says Chinese military threat grows, U.S. regional strategy unclear

Reuters News Agency
China hopes to maintain stability in South China Sea: Premier Li

The Associated Press
China, amid growing North Korea threat, calls for renewed nuclear talks

Reuters News Agency
China supports globalization, free trade: Premier Li - More

The Washington Post
China to Trump: We don’t want a trade war — but if there is one, your companies would lose

Reuters News Agency
Conservative news site sole media outlet on Tillerson Asia trip - More

The Washington Post
‘She was in a hippity-hoppity mood’: BBC dad breaks silence - More

Reuters News Agency
Short of options, Venezuela opposition stages flash protests

Agence France-Presse
Cyberattaque contre Yahoo : les États-Unis inculpent deux espions russes, un hacker canadien

Agence France-Presse
Trump a payé 38 millions de dollars d’impôts en 2005 - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Fuites : la Maison-Blanche hausse le ton

Agence France-Presse
Twitter confirme le piratage de comptes via une application tierce

Agence Science Presse
Une majorité d’Écossais contre l’indépendance

Agence France-Presse
Fillon « convaincu » que la justice l’innocentera

Agence France-Presse
Les Néerlandais aux urnes pour élire un nouveau parlement

Agence France-Presse
Nouvelles attaques d’Erdoğan, la crise avec l’Europe s’envenime

Agence France-Presse
Merkel se rendra prochainement en Russie

Agence France-Presse
Russie : un héritage ambivalent pour la révolution de 1917

Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram diffuse une vidéo d’exécution sur le modèle de l’EI

Agence France-Presse
Cameroun : 5.000 civils libérés de Boko Haram

Agence de Presse Reuters
RDC : le neveu du président mis en examen

Agence France-Presse
Bild défie Erdoğan en Une : « Vous n’êtes pas le bienvenu ici! »

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : fin des pourparlers, sans avancées

Agence France-Presse
Jordanie : procès de cinq djihadistes syriens

Agence France-Presse
Netanyahu a-t-il été chassé de sa voiture par sa femme?

Agence France-Presse
Un émissaire de Trump explore le terrain israélo-palestinien

Agence France-Presse
Près de 100.000 déplacés dans la bataille de Mossoul-Ouest

Agence de Presse Reuters
17 millions de Yéménites en danger alimentaire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Afghanistan : une otage australienne libérée

Agence France-Presse
Le Pakistan lance son premier recensement en près de vingt ans

Agence France-Presse
Corée du Sud : l’ex-présidente Park convoquée pour interrogatoire

Agence France-Presse
Au Mexique, la recherche désespérée des disparues de Ciudad Juárez

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