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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
Trial told of woman's 'intense fear' alone in barracks with dozens of men

The Canadian Press
CAF says doubling in sex-assault reports a sign crackdown is working, not that more crimes occurring

The Toronto Star
Right-wing extremism not welcome in CAF — but ‘clearly, it’s in here,’ says CDS

The Canadian Press
Halifax naval memorial vandalized with anti-war slogans, anarchy symbols

The Canadian Press
Michaelle Jean in tough spot as la Francophonie vote nears

The Globe and Mail
RCMP adopts strict policy against cannabis use by its officers

The Canadian Press
Jean Chrétien predicts common sense will prevail in debate over religious symbols

The Globe and Mail
Where’s my drone? A crowdfunded startup’s long quest to deliver

The Canadian Press
Researchers hope rare find of wrecked whaler holds clues about sailors' lives

Global News
Canadian member of Islamic State detained, but it’s unclear what charges he might face

Canadian Commentary

Ashley Nunes | The Globe and Mail
Ottawa must diverge from its wrong path to air safety

Rachel Pulfer | The Globe and Mail
Countering sexual violence as a weapon of war

Rosemary Westwood | Maclean’s
The end of Roe v Wade, one way or another

Mike Greenley and Jim Quick | The Globe and Mail
The universe needs more Canada

Adrian Morrow, Barrie Mckenna, and Stephanie Nolen | The Globe and Mail
From NAFTA to USMCA: Inside the tense negotiations that saved North American trade

Barrie McKenna | The Globe and Mail
The sweet U.S. tariff deal that Trump doesn't like to talk about

Campbell Clark | The Globe and Mail
USMCA makes for awkward trilateral relations

Ian McKercher | The Globe and Mail
About That Absurd Name

Ralph Surette | The Chronicle Herald
Trump isn’t in climate denial; he’s pigging out while he can

Russell Wangersky | The Chronicle Herald
Warming ocean temperatures could lead to a big kill

Emmanuelle Latraverse | TVA Nouvelles
Cesser d'avoir honte du populisme

International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Tropical Storm Michael strengthens into a hurricane, menaces Florida - More - More

United Press International
Global warming increases heat stress risk for outdoor workers

United Press International
Study identifies genetic mutations among children of soldiers exposed to radiation

Reuters News Agency
FLIR launches new system for surveillance drones - More - More

The Atlantic
The U.S. Navy’s Terrible Accident Record Is Now Hidden From Public View

SpaceX News
SpaceX launches SAOCOM 1A satellite from Vandenberg AFB - Video

The Associated Press
The Hubble Space Telescope is broken

Reuters News Agency
Alphabet shuts Google+ social site after user data exposed - More

Bloomberg News
Google Drops Out of Pentagon's $10 Billion Cloud Competition

The Washington Post
Columbus, Ohio, once spent $95M to celebrate Columbus Day. Now, it's cancelled.

The Associated Press
Barbara Bush marries in Kennebunkport - Photo

The Associated Press
Rod Rosenstein flies to Florida with Trump - More - More

The Associated Press
Stricter US screening splits anguished refugee families

Reuters News Agency
Scotland should have its own Brexit backstop, Nicola Sturgeon says

Reuters News Agency
Greenpeace activists scale German embassy in London to protest against coal

Reuters News Agency
Nicolas Sarkozy loses first appeal over corruption trial

The Associated Press
Marine Le Pen distances herself from Bannon’s Movement

Reuters News Agency
Chickens and eggs: Retailer Carrefour adopts blockchain to track fresh produce

United Press International
Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered - More

Reuters News Agency
Nationalist parties win Bosnia's parliamentary vote, preliminary results show

CBC News
Dossiers from KGB archives answer decades-old mysteries

The Associated Press
Report: UK poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence - More

Agence France-Presse
Russian historians use Nazi photo to locate Stalin-era mass graves

The Associated Press
Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip

Reuters News Agency
East Libyan forces arrest major militant suspect wanted by Egypt

The Washington Post
How pith helmets became a symbol of colonialism

Agence France-Presse
Turkey asks to search Saudi consulate in missing journalist case:

The Associated Press
Wounded Syrian soldiers learn to live with war disabilities

Agence France-Presse
Monuments to remember dead and missing in quake-ravaged Indonesia

Reuters News Agency
Some children return to school in Indonesia quake city hoping to see friends

Agence France-Presse
Meng Hongwei: ex-Interpol chief caught in China's anti-graft drive - More

United Press International
China reprimands U.S. for trade dispute, Taiwan - More

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo says Kim 'ready' to invite inspectors to nuclear site

The Associated Press
UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

Reuters News Agency
Bolsonaro in talks with Brazil lawmakers for support in Congress - More

Agence France-Presse
La TT Michael se transforme en ouragan et fonce vers la Floride

Agence France-Presse
Sous-marin danois : Peter Madsen définitivement condamné

Agence France-Presse
Collision de navires au large de la Corse : début des opérations de dépollution

Agence France-Presse
Bosnie : la crise politique menace après les élections - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : l'accord d'Idleb « temporaire », la Syrie reprendra la zone, selon Assad

Agence France-Presse
Avoirs iraniens bloqués : Washington dénonce un « abus de droit » de Téhéran à la CIJ

Agence France-Presse
Indonésie : près de 2.000 corps découverts, les recherches se termineront jeudi

Agence France-Presse
L'ex-patron « disparu » d'Interpol visé pour corruption, annonce Pékin - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo : Kim prêt à autoriser des inspecteurs sur son site nucléaire démantelé

Agence France-Presse
Face au risque d'emballement climatique, le nouveau coup de semonce du Giec

Agence France-Presse
Présidentielle au Brésil : duel incertain Bolsonaro-Haddad au 2e tour - Plus

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