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Canadian News

The Toronto Star
CSIS waiting on Liberal reforms before using threat-disruption powers

The Canadian Press
MND visits India

The Canadian Press
Canadian soldiers stopped Seoul from falling in Korean War

The Huffington Post
Justin Trudeau a 'Stunning Hypocrite,' Top Environmentalist Says

CBC News
Bishop’s University students shed new light on 73-year family mystery - More

Toronto Sun
Cancelling Avro Arrow was a costly nightmare

The Canadian Press
U.S. customs officials release photo of fake bomb found at Pearson

The Canadian Press
Halifax geologist solves mystery over origin of headstones at Titanic cemetery

The Chronicle Herald
Historic Battle of Culloden commemorated

CBC News
Permafrost thaw in Canadian Arctic sign of global trend

The Associated Press
Kaskawulsh Glacier melt rerouted in rare case of ‘river piracy’ - More

The Chronicle Herald
Spaceport project hinges on moose count

The Canadian Press
Canada moves to strip citizenship from man accused in Guatemala massacre

The Canadian Press
Omar Khadr’s criminal record in Canada shows ‘absolute ignorance,’ his lawyer says

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Bill McKibben | The Guardian
Stop swooning over Justin Trudeau. The man is a disaster for the planet.

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Trump’s no populist. He’s a swamp monster.

Josh Rogin | The Washington Post
Trump isn’t sure what to do next on Syria. Congress has some ideas.

Josh Rogin | The Washington Post
South Korea’s turmoil could spoil Trump’s North Korea plan

Mark Seddon | The Guardian
Is Donald Trump the man to promote peace with North Korea?

Matthew d’Ancona | The Guardian
Can Trump defuse North Korea by acting like Ike?

Paul Mason | The Guardian
Nuclear war has become thinkable again – we need a reminder of what it means

Ted Koppel | The Washington Post
How America’s second- and third-rate enemies can (and someday will) strike back

Gary Shapiro | The Washington Post
Putting the ‘extreme’ in ‘extreme vetting’

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Why Donald Trump can’t ignore demands to release his tax returns

Barkha Dutt | The Washington Post
Pakistan’s move to execute alleged Indian ‘spy’ may be a ploy to sabotage the prime minister

Suzanne Moore | The Guardian
The lesson of Prince Harry’s grief

International News

CBS News
U.S. Army charges retired general with raping minor in 1980s

The Associated Press
Black Hawk helicopter crashes on golf course near Leonardtown, MD - More

United Press International
U.s. Navy lifting ban on T-45 pilot trainer flights

The Associated Press
Filmmaker learns why she endured airport stops for years

CBC News
Likely no ‘smoking gun’ on Russian interference in U.S. election, says Masha Gessen

News
Melania Trump elbows her husband to save him from embarrassing gaffe - More

Salon
Sean Spicer claims Trump won’t release his 2016 tax returns because they’re also under audit - More

The Washington Post
Trump has spent one out of every five minutes of his presidency in Palm Beach

CNN News
The Trump doctrine? Don’t do what Obama did

United Press International
Gallup poll: More Americans say Trump doesn’t keep promises - More

Bloomberg News
Exxon and Shell Join Ivanka Trump to Defend Paris Climate Accord

The Toronto Star
Donald Trump bedevilled by right-wing House Freedom Caucus

The Washington Post
ICE immigration arrests of noncriminals have doubled

The Guardian
Trump’s staff scrambles ahead of Easter egg roll: will they crack under pressure?

Politico
Trump’s Beyoncé-free Easter Egg Roll - More - More

The Washington Post
The Trump White House holds its first Easter Egg Roll

The Washington Post
How Trump is rolling back Obama’s legacy

Reuters News Agency
Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

NPR News
Untangling the Mystery of Why Shoelaces Come Untied - More - More

The Guardian
UK attorney general in bid to block case against Tony Blair over Iraq war

Reuters News Agency
Prince Harry sought counselling more than a decade after mother’s death

Reuters News Agency
‘I will protect you!’, Marine Le Pen tells voters ahead of presidential election

Reuters News Agency
Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea

The Washington Post
Hallmarks of Soviet postwar building boom finally meeting their demise

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin TV says Trump scarier than Kim Jong-un

The Associated Press
Saving lives, one day at a time, on the deadly Mediterranean

Reuters News Agency
Erdoğan’s narrow victory lays bare Turkey’s divisions

Reuters News Agency
Turkey’s main opposition calls for annulment of referendum

The Associated Press
Government forces on the offensive in central Hama province

The Arab Weekly
U.S. faces difficult task in developing a new Syria strategy

The Associated Press
Mattis discussing war aims in Middle East this week - More

The Associated Press
Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

Reuters News Agency
Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul

Reuters News Agency
Islamic State seeking alliance with al-Qaeda, Iraqi vice-president says

Reuters News Agency
Wartime economic crisis threatens education of millions of Yemeni children - U.N.

United Press International
Iran shows off homemade stealth fighter jet

The Associated Press
Taliban kill alleged adulterers and spies

Reuters News Agency
Violence spikes in Indian Kashmir after videos inflame tension

United Press International
Three Nepalese soldiers convicted of killing, torturing girl in 2004

The Washington Post
Experts stunned at sheer number of new North Korean missiles

Reuters News Agency
Pence warns North Korea of U.S. resolve shown in Syria, Afghan strikes

The Associated Press
Pence warns North Korea that ‘era of strategic patience is over’

The Globe and Mail
North Korea’s missile failure provides brief relief

Bloomberg News
U.S. Says It’s Encouraged by China’s Help Pressing N. Korea

United Press International
Chinese analyst says North Korea missiles on parade are mockups - More

CNN News
North Korean envoy at UN warns of nuclear war possibility

CBS News
What can the U.S. do next in dealing with N. Korean nuclear threats? - More

The Associated Press
Park Geun-hye indicted on bribery, extortion, abuse of power, and other charges - More

Reuters News Agency
China reiterates opposition to South Korea’s THAAD anti-missile system

United Press International
South Korea military accused of using dating app to trap gay soldiers

United Press International
U.S.-Korea consortium competing for Pentagon contract

The Telegraph
Crumbling Ascension Island runway closed to big aircraft

United Press International
Mexican Navy kills Sinaloa Cartel bodyguard

Agence France-Presse
Pourquoi les lacets se défont-ils tout seuls? Des chercheurs ont enquêté

Agence QMI
Suspecté de terrorisme, un bébé de trois mois est convoqué à l’ambassade américaine

Agence France-Presse
Le « chaos total » pour le prince Harry après la mort de Diana

Agence France-Presse
Londres : 12 personnes blessées par un jet d’acide dans une discothèque

The Associated Press
Manifestation musclée contre la venue de Marine Le Pen à Paris

Agence France-Presse
Macron et Le Pen en duel à Paris avant le sprint final

Agence France-Presse
Référendum en Turquie : vague de critiques envers Erdoğan

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : une campagne menée dans des conditions inéquitables selon les observateurs internationaux

Belga News
Reynders : « Le rétablissement de la peine de mort constitue une ligne rouge » en Turquie

Agence France-Presse
Plus de 1000 Palestiniens détenus par Israël en grève de la faim

Agence France-Presse
L’EI a utilisé des armes chimiques contre les forces irakiennes

Agence France-Presse
Première visite au Pakistan d’un dirigeant de l’administration Trump

Agence France-Presse
Corée du Nord : « Toutes les options sont sur la table »

Agence France-Presse
Pence à Pyongyang : « Ne testez pas la détermination de Trump »

Agence France-Presse
L’ex-présidente sud-coréenne inculpée pour corruption

Agence France-Presse
Après un mois de conflit social, la Guyane dans l’attente

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