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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Jean-François Cliche | Le Soleil
Vérification faite : un mur « anti-drogue» ?

International Commentary

Max Boot | The Washington Post
The end of Trump’s affair with ‘his’ generals

Peter Beinart | The Atlantic
Why Trump Is Trying to Create a Crisis

David Frum | The Atlantic
Trump Has Defeated Himself

Editorial Board | Bloomberg Opinion
Trump Is Losing the Shutdown Argument

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Build the wall! And hurl boiling oil at their trebuchet!

Sister Norma Pimentel | The Washington Post
Welcome to the border, Mr. President

Noah Feldman | Bloomberg Opinion
Rosenstein Bent the Rules to Protect Mueller — and It Worked

Lionel Laurent | Bloomberg Opinion
Emmanuel Macron Has Boxed Himself Into a Corner

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Latin America has never seen a crisis like Venezuela before

Esfandyar Batmanghelidj | Bloomberg Opinion
Try As it Might, Iran Can’t Ban Social Media

Adam Minter | Bloomberg Opinion
Flight Attendants Aren’t Waitresses in the Sky

International News

Bloomberg News
U.S. Air Force Accepts Flawed Boeing Tanker in a $44 Billion Program

Navy Times
10 years of war has eroded the decision-making confidence of young leaders, general says

Army Times
SEAL charged with war crimes to remain in the brig

The Associated Press
Coast Guard Academy names Rear Adm. Kelly as new superintendent

Army Times
Heathens hold religious services rooted in Norse paganism aboard aircraft carrier

The Atlantic
Why Federal Workers Still Have to Show Up Even If They’re Not Being Paid

The Associated Press
Payday without pay hits federal workers

Bloomberg News
Impacts of Shutdown Spread Through Aviation

The Atlantic
Trump’s Oval Office Address Was Classic Stephen Miller

The Washington Post
White House legal team prepares aggressive defense of Trump’s executive privilege

The Associated Press
Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

The Washington Post
Trump’s usual playbook doesn’t seem to be working

The Associated Press
At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration - More

The Associated Press
Trump falsely claims Obama support for wall

ABC News
Trump claims he 'never said' Mexico would pay for wall with a check - More

The Associated Press
Texas landowners prepare wall fight

The Associated Press
Michael Cohen to testify publicly before Congress - More

The Associated Press
California’s top lawyer offers look inside Trump immigrants offensive

The Associated Press
Government shutdown stymies immigrants’ asylum cases

The Atlantic
Manafort’s Own Lawyers May Have Hastened His Downfall

The Associated Press
Tom Steyer to put more millions into impeachment, not a campaign

Reuters News Agency
Former energy lobbyist nominated as head of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bloomberg News
Mnuchin Defends Lifting Sanctions on Firms Tied to Putin Ally

The Associated Press
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years - More - More

ABC News
Ocean temperatures rising faster than initially thought, according to new research - More

BBC News
Brexit: Shinzō Abe says 'wish of whole world' to avoid no-deal - More

Bloomberg News
Intrepid Belgian Reporter Tintin Turns 90

Bloomberg News
Angela Merkel Assails Europe's Nationalists as Agents of ‘Catastrophe’

The Associated Press
Four on trial over theft of huge gold coin from Berlin museum - More

The Associated Press
German minister calls for end to government aircraft breakdowns

BBC News
What is Germany planning in case of a no-deal Brexit?

The Associated Press
Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaos

The Associated Press
Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow - More

The Associated Press
Trump cancels trip to WEF in Davos - More

The Atlantic
Paul Whelan Isn’t a Spy, and Putin Knows It

Reuters News Agency
Canadian-born former U.S. marine detained in Russia seeks bail

Radio Liberty News
Khodorkovsky Investigators Say Evidence Links Vagner Group To Russian Journalists' Killings

The Associated Press
Pompeo in Egypt amid concerns over US Middle East policy - More

The Associated Press
Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi named presidential winner

The Associated Press
Congo’s surprise election result could face court challenge

The Associated Press
Police, military seen near Congo opposition area

BBC News
Mugabe: Suitcase of cash stolen from ex-Zimbabwe leader

Global News
It’s been 100 days since Jamal Khashoggi was killed

Radio Liberty News
Pompeo: U.S. Wants 'Every Last Iranian Boot' Out Of Syria

The Associated Press
Iraq closes camps for displaced, pushes families into peril

The Associated Press
Rebel drone bombs Yemen military parade, kills at least six

Radio Liberty News
Hassan Rohani Vows To Launch Satellites, Defying U.S. Warnings

Radio Liberty News
At Least 30 Afghan Troops Killed In Taliban Attacks

Hindustan Times
On gay sex in Army, Gen. Bipin Rawat says such actions are unacceptable

The Associated Press
US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

The Associated Press
Kim looking to ‘achieve results’ in second summit with Trump

The Associated Press
Moon Jae-in urges bolder steps from North Korea, US

Bloomberg News
Shinzō Abe Hints at Potential Summit With Kim Jong-un

The Associated Press
Australians hold topless protest in support of Saudi runaway

The Associated Press
Man in Australia arrested after 38 suspicious packages sent to foreign consulates

The Associated Press
Isolation greets Maduro’s new term as Venezuela’s president

Le Devoir
Une paralysie budgétaire prolongée

Agence France-Presse
Trump claque la porte d'une rencontre sur le mur

Agence France-Presse
Trump à la frontière mexicaine pour défendre son projet de mur

Agence France-Presse
Plus de 50.000 migrants arrêtés en décembre

Agence France-Presse
Le numéro deux du département de la Justice sur le départ

Agence France-Presse
Des textos intimes d'El Chapo à sa maîtresse lus devant sa femme

The Associated Press
La caméra principale de « Hubble » connaît des ennuis

Agence France-Presse
Mirage 2000 : reprise des recherches dans le Jura - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Tuerie du Musée juif de Bruxelles : ouverture du procès de Mehdi Nemmouche

Agence France-Presse
Les migrants bloqués en Méditerranée ont débarqué à Malte

Agence France-Presse
Après un arrêt en Irak, Mike Pompeo arrive en Egypte

Agence France-Presse
RDC : l'opposant Tshisekedi proclamé vainqueur, contestations immédiates

Agence France-Presse
La presse chinoise fait écho à l’optimisme de Washington

Agence France-Presse
Grandes manoeuvres autour d'un sommet Trump-Kim « imminent »

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