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Canadian News

CBC News
D-Day veteran, aged 94, taking leap of faith, 74 years later

CBC News
G7 unity torpedoed by angry Trump tweets

CBC News
Leaders tweet own angles on 'spontaneous' G7 moment

CBC News
Trump arrives late and leaves early

CBC News
Trump demands Canada dismantle supply management or risk trading relationship

CBC News
Trudeau and Trump discuss speeding up NAFTA talks - More

CBC News
Donald Trump's relationship with Russia keeps raising eyebrows

The Canadian Press
Donald Trump says relationship with Canada, G7 countries is ‘10 out of 10’

The Canadian Press
No new NAFTA without five-year sunset clause: Trump

CBC News
Anti-G7 activists march through Quebec City streets as summit wraps up

The Associated Press
The Group ponders whether it’s Seven, Eight, Six-Plus-One?

CBC News
Canada raises more than $3.8 billion for girls' education at G7

CBC News
B.C. company says it is sucking carbon from air, making fuel - More - More

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Charles Krauthammer | The Washington Post
A note to readers - More

Anne Applebaum | The Washington Post
NATO is once again practicing for the worst

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Trump’s decision to sow discord among G-7 allies is a more than a childish tantrum

Colbert I. King | The Washington Post
Trump is no joke

Fred Kaplan | Slate
Showdown in Singapore

International News

Army Times
After safety stand-down, USAF begins scouring data for a solution to aircraft mishaps

The Wall Street Journal
Old Spy Plane Tries to Learn New Tricks

Army Times
Air Force cancels $24 million refrigerator order for Air Force One

Stars and Stripes
USAF arrests long-sought fugitive, a deserter with top secret clearance

Breaking Defense
The Challenges of Mobile Basing

The Associated Press
New $2.5B contract awarded to manage LANL nuclear weapons lab

The Associated Press
Trump: Melania had ‘big operation,’ can’t fly for a month

The Daily Beast
Unknown Hacker Broke Into John Kelly’s Email

The Washington Post
The G-7 summit, summed up in one photo - More

Chicago Tribune
Trump disrupts G-7 gender equality meeting by arriving late

The Associated Press
Trump warns countries not to react to U.S. tariffs, maintains Russia would be ‘an asset’ to G7 - More

The Washington Post
Trump, Trudeau exchange trade threats

The New York Times
Trump Says U.S. Will No Longer Be ‘Piggy Bank That Everybody’s Robbing’ - More - More

CNN News
Trump calls for elimination of tariffs, end to US being world's 'piggy bank'

The Washington Post
In Trump, some fear the end of the world order

Axios
Trump's G7 battle as he preps for North Korea - More

Axios
Special report: A new era of global trade wars

Reuters News Agency
Any agreement with North Korea will be 'spur of the moment': Trump

Reuters News Agency
Trump loses bid for total secrecy for Cohen probe documents

ABC News
Toyota offered Pruitt private test drive of new Lexus model, emails show

CNN News
Scott Pruitt a frequent diner at White House mess hall

The Washington Post
Mueller’s ‘witch hunt’ snags another witch

Reuters News Agency
Special counsel indicts Russian, adds charges against Manafort - More - More

CNet News
Net neutrality is really, officially dead on Monday. Now what?

CNet News
IBM's ‘Summit’ supercomputer gooses speed with AI capabilities

CNet News
This CO2 machine could transform the way we fight climate change - More

Reuters News Agency
U.N. Security Council elects five members for two-year term

Thomson Reuters Foundation
Ignoring conflict undercuts disaster protection efforts, researchers warn

CCNN News
Theresa May struggled to set up meeting with Trump at G7

CNN News
Sikh Coldstream Guardsman becomes first to wear turban for trooping the colour - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump, Macron cool down the buddy act

Slate
Emmanuel Macron Shook Trump’s Hand So Intensely He Left His Thumb Imprint

Stars and Stripes
Germany blasts past NATO allies in tank challenge

The Associated Press
Kremlin: Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit

Breaking Defense
Vladimir Putin is promoting what he says are unbeatable hypersonic weapons

CNN News
The only world leader who can rely on Trump is Vladimir Putin

Reuters News Agency
Somalia’s al Shabaab claims attack in which U.S. soldier died - More - More

Thomson Reuters Foundation
Africans fleeing war top list of world's most neglected, says charity

Thomson Reuters Foundation
Maasai clash with Tanzania in court over eviction from Serengeti

The Associated Press
Rare tensions between Assad’s backers as Syria’s war unwinds

Reuters News Agency
Lebanon freezes UNHCR staff residency applications in row over Syrian refugees

Reuters News Agency
Hassan Rouhani wants more talks with Russia about U.S. nuclear deal exit

Reuters News Agency
Afghan Taliban raise hopes with first-of-its-kind Eid ceasefire

Reuters News Agency
Afghan shoppers go online to avoid bombs, harassment

The Associated Press
Former dictator Pervez Musharraf to run for Pakistani parliament

Reuters News Agency
Chinese region of Tibet to build three more airports

Reuters News Agency
Flight direct from Pyongyang lands in Singapore - More

The Straits Times
Trump-Kim summit: Laksa and chicken rice on the menu for journalists

Reuters News Agency
Kim Jong-un impersonator says detained at Singapore airport - More

The Straits Times
'Trump-Kim' act turns up at Bugis Junction Mall

The Associated Press
Family with Trump-like ambition runs hotel hosting Singapore summit

CNN News
Trump: Kim has a 'one-time shot'

CNN News
Trump: I'll know in the first minute

The Associated Press
Many have their doubts about Trump-Kim summit

Xinhua News Agency
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Putin on closer economic ties

Reuters News Agency
China hacked sensitive U.S. Navy undersea warfare plans - More

Global Times
Iranian ambassador dismisses US accusations of China militarizing South China Sea as ‘noise’

Xinhua News Agency
Nanjing Massacre exhibition opens in Prague

The Associated Press
Can Trump and Kim end Korean War?

Reuters News Agency
In advance of summit, 'Singapore City' on North Korea's border booms

The Associated Press
Closing North Korea’s vast nuclear program poses challenges

The Wall Street Journal
Kim Jong-un: The Rise of a Dictator

Reuters News Agency
Australia forms task force to guard elections from cyber attacks

Reuters News Agency
Nearly 1,800 families separated at U.S.-Mexico border in 17 months through February

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un ex-agent de la CIA reconnu coupable d'espionnage pour la Chine

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump envisage de gracier 3.000 personnes dont Muhammad Ali

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le procureur Mueller ajoute un nouveau nom à son « enquête russe »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Onu : L'Allemagne parmi les cinq nouveaux membres du Conseil de sécurité

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les Irlandais du Nord divisés sur le maintien dans le Royaume-Uni

Agence de Presse Reuters
Des victimes du 13/11 portent plainte pour non-assistance

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un couple de Tchétchènes interpellés par la DGSI

Agence de Presse Reuters
Une nouvelle voie migratoire se développe via l'Albanie

Agence France-Presse
Kosovo: la justice européenne s'en va sur un bilan critiqué

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le gouvernement Sanchez lève le contrôle budgétaire imposé à la Catalogne

Agence France-Presse
Les prostituées russes à l'écart du Mondial-2018

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un membre des forces spéciales américaines tué en Somalie

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : recul de l'EI dans la ville de Boukamal, combats avec le régime

Agence de Presse Reuters
Quatre morts et plus de 600 blessés à la frontière Gaza-Israël

Agence France-Presse
Un Irakien soupçonné de meurtre en Allemagne reconnaît son crime au Kurdistan

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Opep ne devrait pas discuter des sanctions US contre l'Iran à Vienne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Nucléaire : L'Iran veut plus de discussions avec la Russie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Accrochage dans l'Est afghan, dix taliban tués

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les taliban annoncent un cessez-le-feu de trois jours en Afghanistan - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'ex-basketteur Dennis Rodman à Singapour pour le sommet Trump-Kim

Agence France-Presse
Au Vietnam, des répliques du trophée de la Coupe du monde déjà en préparation

Agence France-Presse
Chine, Russie et Iran en sommet sur fond de tensions avec les États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
Chine, Russie et Iran en sommet sur fond de tensions avec les États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
Argentine : après l'accord avec le FMI, le gouvernement face à un défi social

Agence de Presse Reuters
Washington approuve l'extradition de l'ancien président panaméen

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