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Canadian News

flight Global
Eurofighter Typhoon to bid to replace Canadian CF-18 fleet

CBC News
Three public servants killed in Ottawa bus crash

The Associated Press
Democrats may put more focus on Canada-U.S. border security: report - More

CBC News
Minister ignores suggestions to fix free flag program

Agence France-Presse
Afghan talent show singer finds fame as Justin Trudeau’s double

CBC News
Jane Philpott tapped to fill Treasury Board cabinet vacancy

CBC News
Jody Wilson-Raybould moved to Veterans Affairs - More - More

CBC News
Questions linger after whirlwind story of Saudi teen’s asylum

The Canadian Press
Asylum seekers can't count on same response as Saudi teen: experts - More

The Associated Press
Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

Reuters News Agency
Trudeau accuses China of ‘arbitrarily’ applying death sentence in Canadian case

The Canadian Press
Detained Canadian not entitled to diplomatic immunity, despite Trudeau’s complaint: China

CBC News
Cornelis Ruijter has a warning for permanent residents: 'Get your Canadian citizenship'

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Hal Brands | Bloomberg Opinion
America’s Cold Warriors Hold the Key to Handling China

Heather Wilson and Gen. David Goldfein | Army Times
Air power and the Arctic: The importance of projecting strength in the north

Mark Gongloff | Bloomberg Opinion
Just How Much Trouble Is Trump In, Really?

Cass R. Sunstein | Bloomberg Opinion
Trump’s Emergency Powers Won’t Get Him a Wall

Henry Olsen | The Washington Post
John Bolton is under attack

John R. Schindler | Spectator USA
Donald Trump, the Kremlin and the ghost of Alger Hiss

Freddy Gray | Spectator USA
The shutdown hurts the President

Maureen Dowd | The Irish Times
Pelosi and Trump are two different sides of immigrant experience

Mark Chadwick | The Conversation
The prosecution of pirates was a model for today’s system of international justice

International News

The Associated Press
US Airways flight 1549 survivors mark decade of thankfulness - More - More

The Associated Press
Trump declares he’ll ‘never back down’

Bloomberg News
Trump Took Responsibility for the Shutdown, and Voters Say It’s His

Bloomberg News
House Plans Shutdown Votes as Senators Meet to Seek Compromise

CNN News
The border wall solution Trump hasn’t thought of

The Washington Post
Trump and his surrogates travel in a gray area when denying damaging stories

Reuters News Agency
Trump rejects Lindsey Graham’s proposal to reopen government temporarily

The Associated Press
Trump’s weekend: New Russia questions, shutdown irritants

CBC News
Trump’s wall could provide jobs, stimulus if recession strikes

Global News
Donald Trump’s ‘ego grudge’ over border wall fight ‘really bad for the country’: Scaramucci

The Associated Press
Trump’s evolving foreign policy challenges top US diplomat

The Associated Press
Trump treats Clemson football players to burgers and fries

BBC News
Has Trump turned his back on Europe? - Photo

Reuters News Agency
Ivanka Trump will help pick U.S. candidate to lead World Bank

Reuters News Agency
William Barr says it’s ‘vitally important’ Mueller finishes his work

The Associated Press
Michael Flynn, Sean Spicer become neighbors in Rhode Island - More

Reuters News Agency
Stormy Daniels says arrest due to politically motivated police

Bloomberg News
The Super-Secure Quantum Cable Hiding in the Holland Tunnel

The Wall Street Journal
BAE advertises the Eurofigher Typhoon in the London Underground

Aviation International News
UK F-35B and Centurion Typhoon are Combat-Ready - More

CBC News
Britons stockpile food in case Brexit causes shortages

The Associated Press
Theresa May in frantic final push to win Brexit deal backing

BBC News
Brexit: Theresa May faces ‘meaningful vote’ on her deal

The Irish Times
May’s Brexit deal faces defeat despite EU assurances

Bloomberg News
May Faces Worst Government Defeat in 95 Years in Key Brexit Vote

TNavy Times
France orders 28 upgraded Rafale aircraft

Reuters News Agency
Marine Le Pen launches EU campaign with appeal to yellow vest protesters

The Associated Press
Former communist militant Cesare Battisti arrives in Rome - More

The Associated Press
Kosovo court facing tough challenges in search for justice

Army Times
Croatia backtracks on decision to buy Israeli jets

The Associated Press
New tensions, worries mark Tunisia’s revolution anniversary

The Associated Press
Tensions rise in Zimbabwe’s capital after fuel price hikes

Agence France-Presse
Turkey hits back at Trump threats over Kurds

The Associated Press
Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

The Associated Press
In role reversal, Abbas pressures Hamas as Israel allows aid

The Associated Press
Yemen, Iran, Khashoggi murder top Pompeo’s talks in Saudi Arabia - More

The Associated Press
Boeing 707 freighter crash in Iran leaves 15 dead

Agence France-Presse
Pakistan journalist wins AFP’s Kate Webb Prize - More - More

The Associated Press
Lion Air jet cockpit voice recorder found - More - More

The Associated Press
Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

The Associated Press
China says it exchanged data on far side of moon with NASA

Agence France-Presse
China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ faces trial

Agence France-Presse
China’s US trade surplus hit record in 2018 but tariffs bite

The Washington Post
Ice loss from Antarctica has sextupled since the 1970s, new research finds

Agence France-Presse
Chilean Patagonia: an open-air lab to study climate change

The Associated Press
Fresh-faced Venezuelan lawmaker emerges as Maduro’s rival

The Associated Press
Witnesses: Men in police garb massacred civilians in Haiti

Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump assure n’avoir jamais travaillé pour Moscou

TVA Nouvelles
Trump est responsable de la paralysie partielle, selon les Américains

Agence France-Presse
Des voix républicaines s’élèvent contre une déclaration d’urgence

Agence France-Presse
La justice invalide une réforme de Trump

Agence France-Presse
Theresa May bataille pour mettre en oeuvre le Brexit, et à la date prévue

Agence France-Presse
May essaie de conjurer un rejet « catastrophique » de l’accord de Brexit

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : Emmanuel Macron va appeler les Français à un grand débat national

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : un duo de ministres pour animer le débat national

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : un duo de ministres et cinq garants pour le débat national

Agence France-Presse
Deux policiers du 36 quai des Orfèvres aux assises pour le viol d’une Canadienne - More

Agence France-Presse
Cesare Battisti, expulsé de Bolivie, attendu lundi en Italie - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Tirs de gaz lacrymogènes sur les manifestants à Khartoum et au Darfour

Agence France-Presse
Trump menace de « dévaster » l’économie de la Turquie si elle s’en prend aux Kurdes

Agence France-Presse
Ankara et Washington évoquent la création d’une « zone de sécurité » en Syrie

Agence France-Presse
Khashoggi : Pompeo en équilibriste à Ryad, entre alliance préservée et fermetée affichée

Agence France-Presse
Bangkok envisage de provoquer des pluies

Agence France-Presse
La seconde boîte noire du crash de Lion Air retrouvée

Agence France-Presse
Deuxième bévue de première classe en deux semaines chez Cathay Pacific

Agence France-Presse
Les eaux de la Patagonie, laboratoire naturel pour étudier le changement climatique

Agence France-Presse
Frontière avec le Mexique : le déploiement des troupes américaines prolongé

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