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Canadian News

The Globe and Mail
Ralph Goodale outlines goals of new cybersecurity strategy

CBC News
Chrystia Freeland in D.C. to repeat Canada's anti-tariff pro-NAFTA pitch to lawmakers - More

CBC News
Top Republicans slam Trump's anti-Canada tirade, metals tariffs

The Canadian Press
Doug Ford says he stands with Trudeau on trade

Bloomberg News
Support at Home Helps Trudeau Stay the Course Despite Trump’s Threats

Reuters News Agency
Anti-U.S. consumer boycott? Canadians may find it hard to pull off

CBC News
Is the loonie the 'most hated currency' in markets right now?

The Globe and Mail
Clerk of the Privy Council, Auditor-General clash over Phoenix pay-system mess

CBC News
Andrew Scheer removes Maxime Bernier from Tory front bench - More

The Canadian Press
Bernier's lack of loyalty, not supply management, behind his job loss: Scheer

CBC News
2026 World Cup: What we know

CTV News
B.C. stands firm in decision not to host World Cup 2026 soccer games

Canadian Commentary

Nathan Vanderklippe | The Globe and Mail
The U.S. President leaves a historic summit in Singapore with big promises, but little in the way of details

Doug Saunders | The Globe and Mail
A great agreement for Pyongyang and Washington, with little for the world

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
A North Korea deal that doesn’t inspire confidence

Don Pittis | CBC News
Why Trump's threats could give Canada a trade advantage it never sought

Andrew Cohen | The Ottawa Citizen
Against Trump, Canada never had a chance

Campbell Clark | The Globe and Mail
What Trump doesn’t get about Canadian politics

John Ivison | National Post
The great patriotic trade war against the U.S. begins on Canada Day

John Robson | National Post
You can't tame Trump. But we can stop provoking him

Gordon Ritchie | The Ottawa Citizen
The world can still defend free trade – but it won't be easy

International Commentary

Timothy L. O'Brien | Bloomberg View
Trump's World Tour Is All About Him: Don't go looking for a strategy or grand master plan

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg View
This Year’s Best Deal Wasn’t Made in Singapore

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Trump’s most offensive statement on North Korea

David Welna | NPR News
'Shaking the Hand of Peace': Unpacking Trump's North Korea Movie Trailer

William Saletan | Slate
The Kim Con

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Why Mike Pompeo is getting testy with reporters

Victor Cha | The New York Times
Korea summit wasn't perfect, but it's a huge step in the right direction

Paul Waldman | The Washington Post
Michael Cohen may be getting ready to flip. That would be a catastrophe for Trump.

Philip Bump | The Washington Post
Why Michael Cohen is possibly the biggest threat to Trump

International News

BBC News
Canada, US and Mexico will host the biggest World Cup ever - More

The Associated Press
Trump declares North Korea nuclear threat over - More - More

The Washington Post
Trump and Kim declare summit a big success, but they diverge on the details

The Associated Press
AP fact check: Trump falsely declares post-summit victory

Fortune Magazine
Still Confused about the Trump-Kim Summit? 12 Pressing Questions, Answered.

BBC News
US wants 'major North Korean disarmament' by 2020

CBS News
Pompeo berates reporter for question about verifying North Korea denuclearization - More

The Washington Post
Mike Pompeo calls questions about gaps in Trump-Kim statement ‘insulting and ridiculous’

Reuters News Agency
Half of Americans back Trump's handling of North Korea - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Reuters News Agency
'It's Trump's party now' and U.S. Republicans could pay in November

The Associated Press
Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

The Washington Post
Scott Pruitt’s abuses of power, ranked

The Canadian Press
The Federal Reserve raises its benchmark interest rate - More

Reuters News Agency
Chrystia Freeland says U.S. trade actions illegal under WTO rules

Reuters News Agency
Senate will not 'poke the bear' Trump by passing tariff measure: Senator Bob Corker

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Senate, White House gear up for battle over China's ZTE - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Congress faces long odds on rescue effort for 'Dreamers'

Reuters News Agency
Apple to undercut popular law-enforcement tool for cracking iPhones

Reuters News Agency
Oil prices rise as U.S. inventories fall on strong demand

PBS NewsHour
NASA Rover knocked out as giant dust storm engulfs Mars - More

Reuters News Agency
Weakened, Theresa May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament - More

Bloomberg News
President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Two Norwegian Lawmakers - More

NL Times
Eindhoven Among World's Worst Airports

Reuters News Agency
Italy summons French envoy as migration dispute escalates

Deutsche Welle
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov says he won't sign 'disastrous' name deal with Greece

Reuters News Agency
Russia calls new NATO combat readiness plan blow to Europe's security

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin says Trump-Kim summit proves Putin was right about North Korea

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin says all welcome when asked about U.S. World Cup invite

Reuters News Agency
Russian women should avoid sex with foreign men during World Cup: lawmaker

Reuters News Agency
Italy vows migrant ship cannot dock as Paris-Rome clash escalates

NL Times
Dutch Government to Put End to Military Mission in Mali: Report

Reuters News Agency
Turkey in contact with Iran over Qandil operation: minister

Reuters News Agency
Bashar al-Assad says still pursuing political solution for rebel-held south

Reuters News Agency
Bulgarian PM suggests joint drone manufacture with Israel

Reuters News Agency
United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

Reuters News Agency
Iraq's Sadr and Amiri set to lead talks on new government

Reuters News Agency
Arab states launch biggest assault of Yemen war with attack on main port

Reuters News Agency
Houthis say they block sea landing by coalition forces near Yemeni port

Reuters News Agency
Saudi Arabia and UAE announce five-point plan for relief in Yemen's Hodeidah

Reuters News Agency
U.N., Red Cross call for protecting civilians after coalition attack on Yemen port

The Associated Press
Iran detains rights lawyer who defended headscarf protesters

Reuters News Agency
Taliban assure Afghans of bright future once U.S. 'invaders' leave

Global News
Analysts divided on whether Trump-Kim’s Singapore meeting was worth it

The Sydney Morning Herald
North Korea's view of negotiations with Trump: Kim was the tough one

The Associated Press
Check out my ride: Trump shows Kim Jong-un ‘The Beast’ - More - More

The Associated Press
What Kim Jong-un's suit, shoes and hairstyle tell us about him

Reuters News Agency
Aerion signs up supersonic business jet customers ahead of greenlighting project

Reuters News Agency
China says its proposal practical after Trump says to halt Korean drills

Reuters News Agency
Investors wipe $3 billion off China's ZTE as U.S. settlement sinks in

Reuters News Agency
Kim Jong-un returns to North Korea

BBC News
Trump Kim summit: Imagine a North Korean family

Reuters News Agency
North Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

Reuters News Agency
Next steps in U.S.-North Korea diplomacy, including new engagement

Reuters News Agency
South Korea says halt to U.S. joint exercises may be needed to help denuclearization talks

CBC News
Three teratons of Antarctic ice lost since 1992, seas rising, study suggests - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Volcanic ash forces Guatemala airport to suspend operations

Reuters News Agency
Nicaraguan bishops to mediate new talks after deadly protests

Reuters News Agency
Haiti withdraws Oxfam Great Britain's right to operate after misconduct scandal - More

Reuters News Agency
In final debate, Mexican presidential favorite says a NAFTA fail 'not fatal'

Agence France-Presse
Il n'y a « plus de menace nucléaire » nord-coréenne, claironne Trump

Agence France-Presse
Les Coréens-Américains entre espoir et prudence

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le conseiller économique de Trump Larry Kudlow est sorti de l'hôpital

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Fed relève ses taux, renonce à son pilotage de crise

Agence France-Presse
Theresa May remporte un vote majeur sur le Brexit - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
May confortée à Westminster lors d'un vote sur le Brexit

Agence de Presse Reuters
Emmanuel Macron se dit « indigné » par les réalités sociales

Agence France-Presse
Urdangarin, de gendre idéal à beau-frère banni de la famille royale d'Espagne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le président macédonien rejette l'accord avec la Grèce

Agence de Presse Reuters
Macédoine : L'opposition grecque va déposer une motion de censure contre Tsipras

Agence France-Presse
Géorgie : le Premier ministre démissionne après des manifestations

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pour Poutine, la Coupe du monde de football est une question d'image

Agence de Presse Reuters
Bachar al Assad se dit à la recherche d'une solution politique dans le sud-ouest syrien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Mahmoud Abbas prié de lever les sanctions instaurées contre Gaza

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les USA veulent désarmer la Corée du Nord d'ici deux ans et demi

Agence France-Presse
L'Antarctique fond à un rythme accéléré et renforce la hausse du niveau des océans

Agence de Presse Reuters
Plus d'un million ont fui le Venezuela pour la Colombie ces 15 derniers mois

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