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Canadian News

The Globe and Mail
Ottawa to save money with new veterans’ pension plan, despite saying it will cost billions

The Canadian Press
Trees descended from Vimy Ridge oaks living on in Canada - More

Ottawa Sun
Luminous spheres tell the stories of war

Ottawa Sun
Remembrance Day: Is enough taught as 100th anniversary of First World War’s end nears

Maclean’s
We printed the names of Canadians killed in the Great War. You gave their stories life.

Maclean’s
How lost Canadian First World War soldiers were identified after a century

The Whig-Standard
RMC profs lead pilot project to connect scientists, politicians - More

The Ottawa Citizen
CAF misled media and public on $337,000 taxpayer-funded VIP booze flight

Maclean’s
Chrystia Freeland: The minister of being everywhere at once

CBC News
Lost for 325 years, original Quebec City fortifications found

National Post
Federal government spent $23M on 631 new cars for G7 summit

The Guardian
Sighting of sperm whales in Arctic a sign of changing ecosystem, say scientists

CBC News
Iran sanctions may have little impact in Canada, except on oil prices

CBC News
MS St. Louis survivor says Canada's apology ‘a good thing’

CBC News
Ottawa engaged in ‘delicate’ talks to protect Pakistani woman released from blasphemy death sentence

CBC News
Investigators face challenges analyzing mid-air collision over Carp

45e Nord
Erreur de comptabilité en défaveur des vétérans entre 2003 et 2010 - Plus

45e Nord
Des membres des FAC en Europe pour le 100e anniversaire de l’armistice

45e Nord
Force opérationnelle aérienne en Roumanie : un bilan à mi-mandat

45e Nord
Des enfants plantent 16.000 coquelicots au Champ d’honneur national

45e Nord
Projet pilote au Québec gravée sur le cœur pour les anciennes combattantes

45e Nord
La Juge avocat général des FAC reçoit le Prix du juriste du secteur public

45e Nord
Accusations de trafic de biens volés contre un membre des Forces spéciales

La Presse Canadienne
Justin Trudeau à Paris pour le centenaire de l'Armistice

La Presse
Unifolié du parlement : 101 ans d'attente pour obtenir un drapeau

Agence QMI
Azzedine Soufiane : son acte de bravoure a sauvé plusieurs vies - Plus

TVA Nouvelles
CAA-Québec recommande de poser les pneus d'hiver dès maintenant

Agence QMI
Découverte archéologique majeure à Québec

Agence QMI
Le temps presse pour les anciennes fortifications dans le Vieux-Québec

Le Soleil
La menace des tours de refroidissement

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | Maclean’s
Ottawa is doing a lousy job of honouring Canada’s fallen from WWI

Sean Bruyea | CBC News
The Legion should no longer hold a monopoly on the poppy

Harjit Sajjan | Maclean’s
To our soldiers and veterans, please know your sacrifices are not in vain

J.L. Granatstein | Maclean’s
Conscription divided Canada. It also helped win the First World War.

Mark Bourrie | Maclean’s
How censorship became deadly during the First World War

Joan Skelton | The Globe and Mail
The random, yet meaningful, gathering at my local cenotaph

John Doyle | The Globe and Mail
Staring into the abyss: Midterm madness on U.S. news networks

Brian Bethune | Maclean’s
In the age of Donald Trump, ‘trump’ gets a bad rap

Tabatha Southey | Maclean’s
How the Bannon-Frum Munk Debate should have gone

International Commentary

Natalie Nougayrède | The Guardian
For millions of Europeans, the war did not end in 1918

Michelle Harris | The Guardian
I wear a white poppy. It deserves as much respect as a red one

Alejandro De La Garza | Time Magazine
The True Story Behind the Movie A Private War

Gen. Larry Spencer | Army Times
America’s Air Force is too small

Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter | Navy Times
Why this new veterans museum is like none other

McKay Coppins | The Atlantic
Trump Has Already Won the Midterms

Jon Sopel | BBC News
US mid-term elections 2018: Trump's invincible, but for how much longer?

Gail Collins and Bret Stephens | The New York Times
One Wave, Two Waves, Red Wave, Blue Wave

Paul Krugman | The New York Times
Last Exit Off the Road to Autocracy

Janet Reitman |The New York Times
U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism

Edward-Isaac Dovere | The Atlantic
An Existential Day for Democrats

Tessa Berenson | Time Magazine
How President Trump Put Race at the Center of the Midterms

Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post
Why Trump’s Iran strategy will backfire

Editorial | The Guardian
Iran sanctions: not upholding the rules, but overturning them

Gaby Hinsliff | The Guardian
Brexit relies on the will of the people. What if we don’t know what that is?

Jonathan Lis | The Guardian
Britain’s arrogant attempts to hoodwink the EU have sacrificed all trust

International News

Navy Times
For military kids, the autumn brings trepidation and anxiety

ABC News
NTSB combs helicopter wreckage after newlyweds and pilot killed in Texas

The Associated Press
Right up to Armistice Day, US clout in WWI kept increasing

Military Times
What’s at stake for the military on election night

BBC News
US mid-term elections 2018: Congress hangs in balance

CBC News
U.S. mid-terms by the numbers

CBC News
Trump's racially tinged pitch is riling Latino voters

The Associated Press
History, Trump and partisan bitterness collide in Georgia

The New York Times
Some Hispanics With Jewish Roots Pursue an Exit Strategy: Emigrate to Spain

The Washington Post
Border Patrol to conduct a crowd control exercise in El Paso on Election Day

The Washington Post
Border Protection is preparing for the caravan - with weapons and gear designed for combat

Reuters News Agency
Two years in, Trump holds stock market bragging rights

BBC News
A really simple guide to the US mid-term elections

BBC News
What costs billions and never ends?

Reuters News Agency
Russia embraces new tactics in effort to influence U.S. midterm elections

The Associated Press
Experts warn Puerto Rico at risk amid lack of disaster plan

CNN News
A220: Totally new jetliner unveiled for US fliers

Reuters News Agency
“We’re heading for no deal Brexit”, Northern Ireland DUP MP says

Reuters News Agency
British cabinet will meet again when it’s decision time for Brexit - source

The Wall Street Journal
In the U.K., Endless Brexit Squabbles Are Snarling Everything Else

BBC News
Leicester helicopter crash: ‘Minimal chance’ of survival for five on board

Reuters News Agency
Six people arrested in France over ‘loose’ plan to attack Emmanuel Macron

Agence France-Presse
Macron calls for European army to defend against China, Russia... and the US - More

BBC News
Why the French don’t show excitement

The Guardian
German spy chief loses out on government role after firebrand speech

The Associated Press
Former Nazi SS camp guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany - More

BBC News
US Navy plane intercepted by Russian jet over Black Sea

The Associated Press
Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean

Navy Times
Report reveals few details about new, named contingency operations in Africa

BBC News
Cameroon kidnap: Army searches for 79 pupils seized in Bamenda

Reuters News Agency
Erdoğan says joint U.S.-Kurdish patrols near Syria border unacceptable

The Washington Post
Turkey says it has more evidence to share about Khashoggi’s killing

The New York Times
Saudis sent expert team to remove Khashoggi evidence

The Telegraph
No way home for ISIL women and children paying for the sins of the fathers

The New York Times
Fight Against Last Vestige of ISIS in Syria Stalls, to Dismay of U.S.

The Associated Press
UN verifies 200 mass graves left by Islamic State in Iraq

CNN News
Utah mayor died in Afghanistan for democracy, widow says - More

The Associated Press
UN documents civilian casualties during recent Afghan election

National Post
It took an international effort to save boys trapped in Thai cave

South China Morning Post
Grief and fury overflow as families confront Lion Air owner Rusdi Kirana

The Associated Press
‘Gait recognition,’ now selling in China, can ID people by their body shape and walk

South China Morning Post
Calm heads prevail in discussion of US-China ties

South China Morning Post
Henry Kissinger: China, US must reveal red lines to avoid conflict

South China Morning Post
China is ready to talk to resolve US trade war, says Vice-President Wang Qishan

CNN Business
Jack Ma: The trade war is ‘stupid’

The Associated Press
China grants 18 trademarks to Trump family

Time Magazine
Kim Jong-un Immortalized in Likely First Official Portrait

The Wall Street Journal
U.S., North Korea Toughen Stance Ahead of Nuclear Talks

The Associated Press
Seoul: Iranian oil waiver shows strength of alliance with US

Military Times
Australian veterans call Virgin Australia airline’s benefit offer ‘too American’

Reuters News Agency
EU extends Venezuela sanctions over democracy, rights violations

The Guardian
How ‘El Chapo’ came to trial

The Associated Press
Caravan migrants arrive in Mexico City, bed down in stadium

Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump sillonne l'Amérique à la veille des élections

The Associated Press
Mi-mandat : la vague sera-t-elle rouge ou bleue? - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Élections de mi-mandat : enjeux et mode d'emploi - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Facebook bloque 30 comptes avant les élections américaines

Agence France-Presse
Fox News retire une publicité anti-migrants de la campagne Trump

Agence France-Presse
Mise en garde contre les tentatives d'ingérences étrangères

Agence France-Presse
Procès sous haute sécurité pour le narcotrafiquant « El Chapo »

Agence France-Presse
Wall Street, focalisée sur les élections, finit en hausse

Agence France-Presse
Affaire Skripal : Washington doit trancher sur d'autres sanctions contre Moscou

Agence France-Presse
Une majorité de Britanniques désormais favorables au maintien dans l'Union européenne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un projet « d'action violente » contre Macron déjoué

Agence de Presse Reuters
Macron veut une « vraie armée européenne » face à la Russie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Emmanuel Macron se défend de « jouer » avec les peurs en Europe

Agence France-Presse
Trump ne rencontrera « probablement pas » Poutine à Paris

Agence France-Presse
Dans les laboratoires de l’AIEA, la délicate surveillance du nucléaire mondial

Agence France-Presse
Un Tu-142 russe au-dessus du navire-amiral USS Mount Whitney - Image

Agence France-Presse
Un ex-garde d'un camp de concentration nazi devant la justice allemande

Agence France-Presse
Dix-sept migrants morts, 20 disparus en tentant de gagner l'Espagne

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : une militante anticorruption, attaquée à l'acide, est décédée

Agence France-Presse
Les États-Unis vont imposer de nouvelles sanctions économiques contre la Russie

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Turquie refuse d'appliquer les sanctions américaines contre l'Iran

Agence France-Presse
Les sanctions américaines contre l’Iran compromettent l’équilibre du monde, dénonce la Turquie

Agence France-Presse
L'Iran souligne la prise de l'ambassade des É.-U. en 1979

Agence France-Presse
L'Iran promet de « contourner fièrement » les sanctions américaines

Agence France-Presse
Une délégation afghane envoyée à une rencontre pour la paix en Russie

Agence France-Presse
L’Otan voit des perspectives de paix «plus élevées» en Afghanistan, malgré la violence

Agence France-Presse
De hauts responsables chinois à Washington vendredi

Agence France-Presse
4.800 soldats américains déjà parvenus dans les États frontaliers du Mexique

Agence France-Presse
4.000 migrants en route pour les États-Unis font escale à Mexico

Agence France-Presse
La caravane de migrants fait une pause loin des élections américaines

Books

J. Ford Huffman | Military Times
Fall Reading Guide

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