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Canadian News

CBC News
Remembering a hereditary chief with a brilliant mind killed in action in France

The Globe and Mail
Students honour those who fought in the often-forgotten Battle of Hill 70

The Canadian Press
Poll suggests younger Canadians interested in attending Remembrance Day events - Photo

The Canadian Press
Efforts underway to honour Indigenous veterans

The Chronicle Herald
Steel costs for sixth AOPS could be steeper - More

CBC News
Tony Clement says he was going through a period of personal difficulty

CBC News
Oil tumbles nearly 20% from October high

CBC News
Bombardier to cut 5,000 jobs

The Canadian Press
Federal Court deals blow to 94-year-old ex-Nazi in deportation case

CBC News
Clement admits to multiple infidelities, says foreign actors tried to extort him - More

The Canadian Press
Canada and United States not facing asylum seeker crisis: UNHCR official

The Canadian Press
CSIS says federal pipeline purchase seen as ‘betrayal’ by many opponents

Canadian Commentary

J.L. Granatstein | National Post
This November 11th, remember Canada’s heroic 100 days

Zachary Paikin | The Globe and Mail
Canada’s Siberian dead: How we’ve failed to bury the past

Marilyn Baker | National Post
Pte. Harry Cochran: A hero to Canada — and to the German enemy, too

Lawrence Martin | The Globe and Mail
The good news for Canada: Trump is weakened

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
After the midterms, America’s choice is compromise or gridlock

Andrew Coyne | National Post
Election warning signs ominous for Trump in the long term

Kelly McParland | National Post
So much for the Democrats’ hammer blow against Trumpism

Conrad Black | National Post
An electoral draw, but as always, astonishing theatre

John Ivison | National Post
Clement’s sexting scandal ‘an early warning’ on national security risks

Christie Blatchford | National Post
Tony Clement a reminder when it comes to lust, brains are first thing to go

Allan Richarz | CBC News
Populist wins come as no surprise to those whose heads are not embedded in the sand

Terry Glavin | National Post
UN’s farcical review of China a carnival of outrageous lies

Carla Qualtrough | The Chronicle Herald
Halifax shipbuilding industry’s future on secure footing

John Robson | National Post
Why will global warming kill only the cute animals?

International News

USNI News
Navy Creating Attack Submarine Aggressor Unit to Train to Fight Against Russia, China

The Associated Press
Gunman ID'd as ex-marine - More

Global News
What’s next for the Mueller probe? - More

The Atlantic
The 10 Most Dumbfounding Moments From Trump’s Post-Election Press Conference

The Washington Post
How CNN’s Jim Acosta became the reporter Trump loves to hate

Euronews
Video shared by Sarah Sanders of Jim Acosta said to be doctored - More - More

CNN News
Mueller's team has begun writing its final report in the Russia probe

The Associated Press
Appeals court hears argument that Mueller probe is invalid

The Associated Press
Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

The Associated Press
Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don’t

The Washington Post
Trump vows to resist Democratic probes

The Associated Press
Trump, Democrats can take 2020 clues from midterm elections

Reuters News Agency
U.S. appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigration program

The Associated Press
Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

The Associated Press
Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

The Associated Press
World stocks mixed, shrugging off risks after US midterms

CBC News
Search for extraterrestrials goes in new directions

The Associated Press
In the final hours of World War I, a terrible toll

Reuters News Agency
French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle returns to sea after refit

Euronews
Belgium accused of mishandling billions of dictator Gadaffi's assets

The Associated Press
Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbour - More

USNI News
Exercise Wraps Up After Successful Amphibious Landings, Training Ashore in Norway

The Associated Press
Holocaust survivor recalls ‘Night of Broken Glass’ horrors

Euronews
Ukraine threatens Russian visitors to Crimea with prison

Reuters News Agency
Israeli police recommend charges for Netanyahu's lawyer in controversial submarine deal

The Globe and Mail
Billions in aid money for Afghanistan wasted, U.S. agency finds

The Washington Post
Boeing issues warning on potential instrument malfunction after Indonesia crash - More

The Associated Press
US ambassador says North Korea canceled Pompeo talks

The Associated Press
Central American migrants debate route to US border, options

Books

Sam White | National Post
Europe’s Little Ice Age

Judi Rever | National Post
The ethnic cleansing hadn't ended, its target had shifted

Deb Riechmann | The Associated Press
Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book

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