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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
RCAF aiming to have armed drones in the air in next six years: commander

The Canadian Press
New schedule will shave months off construction of navy support vessel: Shipyard

The Canadian Press
Impact of ice sheet retreat on Canadian weather is being underestimated, study suggests

The Washington Post
Today’s Earth looks a lot like it did 115,000 years ago

Global News
‘Little Ice Age’ caused by death of 55-million Indigenous people after colonization

The Canadian Press
Foreign hackers targeting Canadian banks and government, cyber-security expert tells MPs

The Hill Times
PSAC threatens strike ‘practice run’ to pressure Trudeau on wage boost

CBC News
GAC warns Canadians to avoid 'all' travel to Venezuela

The Canadian Press
Khadr trying new way to get out from under ‘indefinite’ sentence and bail

The Canadian Press
Parliament’s security service looks for cyber guru

The Globe and Mail
Failure to launch: How a Canadian satellite deal crash landed in Ukraine

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

International News

CBC News
2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, NOAA and NASA reveal

The Associated Press
Army aims for more combat-ready troops with new fitness test

Arizona Republic
Here's why the skies around Luke Air Force Base are getting noisier

Air Force Times
Air Force general calls himself out for wearing upside-down ribbon rack during SOTU

The Associated Press
Trump Jr., Kushner transcripts among dozens House panel will send to Robert Mueller

The Associated Press
Trump’s speech exaggerates border peril - More

CBC News
Trump speech calls for bipartisanship — but focuses on rallying his base - More

PBS NewsHour
Putting Trump’s State of the Union statements in context - More

The New York Times
State of the Union Fact Check: What Trump Got Right and Wrong - More

The Associated Press
A special kind of shade: Pelosi smirks, dismisses Trump

The Associated Press
Unbowed by Trump, Democrats charge ahead with investigations

CBC News
Trump's global foes take shots at his State of the Union pledges

The Associated Press
Democrats, unbowed by Trump’s words, push investigations - More

The Associated Press
Ivanka Trump unveils White House global women initiative

The Associated Press
Arizona city officials decry new razor wire on border wall

United Press International
Pentagon shifts 250 U.S. troops to Texas border

The Associated Press
Tiny satellites fall silent after proving new tech at Mars

The Associated Press
NASA, SpaceX aim for March test of first new astronaut capsule

The Guardian
Tusk warns of 'special place in hell' for those who backed Brexit without a plan - More

The Guardian
Body recovered from wreckage of Emiliano Sala's plane

The Associated Press
Terror suspect wanted by US deported to Turkey

Army Times
French Air Force rehearses a long-range nuclear strike

Army Times
Airbus, Dassault tapped to pin down Franco-German fighter plans

BBC News
Macedonia signs NATO accession agreement

The Associated Press
US says it won’t cede leadership of IS fight despite pullout

The Canadian Press
U.S. secretary of state vows to lead fight against ISIS despite withdrawal of troops

The Associated Press
Trump predicts all IS territory will be cleared next week

The New York Times
U.S. Military Commander Warns That Islamic State May Quickly Regroup

United Press International
U.S. Army to purchase Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system

The Associated Press
Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism

The Associated Press
Iran’s ‘revolution babies’ weigh their progress since 1979

The Associated Press
Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution

The Guardian
Taliban and Afghan groups find common ground in landmark talks - More

BBC News
Taliban 'not seeking to seize whole Afghanistan'

BBC News
State of the Union: Trump vows to end China's job 'theft'

BBC News
North Korea nuclear talks: Key challenges at Trump-Kim summit

The Associated Press
Is Kim Jong-un really ready to make a deal?

The Associated Press
Venezuelan military barricades bridge in attempt to block aid

CBC News
Invasion unlikely, but fever builds in Venezuela

The Associated Press
Venezuela military barricades bridge in attempt to block aid

CBC News
How U.S. sanctions on Venezuela have left a dozen oil tankers idling with no place to go

Global News
U.S. military threat in Venezuela could help Maduro, experts say

The Associated Press
Trump lance un appel à l'unité, mais tient le même discours sur la frontière

Agence France-Presse
En Allemagne, la peur du loup tourne au débat politique

La Tribune
Le gouvernement déterminé à renforcer la sécurité des réseaux 5G

Agence de Presse Reuters
Réunion ministérielle à Berlin sur Huawei et la 5G

La Tribune
Politique des lanceurs spatiaux : les cinq bombes de la Cour des comptes

La Tribune
L'Allemagne entrave les exportations d'armements d'Arquus

Agence France-Presse
Le « réactif » empoisonne la vie des Moscovites

Agence France-Presse
La Turquie condamne la commémoration française du génocide arménien

Agence France-Presse
Les talibans réclament une « constitution islamique » en Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : Les USA proposeraient de réduire de moitié leur contingent

Agence France-Presse
Trump annonce qu’il rencontrera Kim Jong Un fin février au Vietnam

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : Guaido défie Maduro avec l'aide humanitaire internationale

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : des militaires bloquent un pont à la frontière, selon l'opposition

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : Cuba dans le collimateur de Washington

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