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Canadian News

CBC News
CAF issues new policies to welcome transgender troops

CBC News
'Sexual nature' allegations result in St. John's-based CAF member charged

The Canadian Press
PSPC official accused of leaking secrets about $700M naval contract faces October hearing

CBC News
Some CCG ships stayed tied up when they could have been at work

CBC News
Air Canada grounds Boeing Max 8s until at least July 1 - More

Maclean’s
Trudeau’s inbox for resignation letters is overflowing

CBC News
Liberals table a pre-election budget designed to ease Canadians' anxieties - More

CBC News
As Liberals slip in key demographics, they hope the budget can stop the bleeding

CBC News
Suspicion of fire in cargo hold prompts emergency British Airways landing in St. John's

The Canadian Press
Tunisian billionaire who skipped Canada ahead of 2016 deportation arrested in France

The Globe and Mail
WesternU researcher uncovers Bering Sea airburst, the third-largest recorded object to hit Earth

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

John Cassidy | The Atlantic
How Did the F.A.A. Allow the Boeing 737 Max to Fly?

Kelsey Hurwitz and Yelena Dzhanova | New York Magazine
How Will the Trump Presidency End?

Rokhaya Diallo | The Washington Post
French Islamophobia goes global

Franz-Stefan Gady | Defense One
Why Germany Should Further Boost Defense Spending, and Why It Probably Won’t

Lani Kass | Breaking Defense
US Air Power: The Imperative For Modernization (Buy The F-35)

Editorial Board | The Christian Science Monitor
Building both trust and safety into automated travel

International News

Reuters News Agency
Pence to tour Nebraska flood zone - Photos

The Associated Press
AP finds hot records falling twice as often as cold ones

Defense One
Air Force One: New Estimate Bumps Total Cost By Nearly One-Third

BBC News
Boeing: US orders review of 737 Max licence to fly

Reuters News Agency
Boeing shuffles senior execs, top engineers amid 737 MAX scrutiny

Reuters News Agency
Trump gets a U.S. Supreme Court victory on immigration detention

Reuters News Agency
Trump rejects idea of expanding U.S. Supreme Court

The Atlantic
The Unexpected Side Effects of Trump’s Trade War

The Associated Press
Devin Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million - More

The Washington Post
‘A total loser!’: Trump lashes out at George Conway

CBC News
Despite Trump's view, white nationalism is a growing threat, data shows

Reuters News Agency
Preet Bharara to Trump: don't mess with Manhattan probes

The Washington Post
Judges seem skeptical Trump is illegally profiting from his D.C. hotel

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee split on Trump-Russia collusion

Reuters News Agency
Democrats target massage parlor proprietor linked to Trump

The Washington Post
The Trump administration has lost in court at least 63 times

National Review
‘Fake News,’ They Say - More - More

The Associated Press
FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

The Christian Science Monitor
Lonely life in the middle for Britain’s newest political movement

Reuters News Agency
May seeks Brexit delay after third vote on her deal is derailed

The Associated Press
UK scrambles to break 'political paralysis' over Brexit

Reuters News Agency
John Bolton says British establishment failing on Brexit

Reuters News Agency
How does the Brexit maelstrom end: Deal, no deal or no Brexit?

BBC News
Islamophobia: 'No place' for it in Conservative Party says chairman

Reuters News Agency
Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny

Defense One
French MOD Rebukes Trump Administration for Arms-Sales Focus

Breaking Defense
Florence Parly: ‘It’s Called Article 5, Not Article F-35’

Reuters News Agency
Dutch prosecutors investigate terrorist motive in Utrecht shooting - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Norway: Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro hit by cyber attack - More

Reuters News Agency
People want higher taxes on rich, better welfare: 21-country OECD survey

The Christian Science Monitor
In an age of authoritarianism, the world sees glimmers of hope

Agence France-Presse
Karadzic trial to close, but Bosnia's divides remain open

Reuters News Agency
Thousands rally in Algiers as protest leaders tell army to stay away

Reuters News Agency
At least 10 migrants die when boat sinks off Libyan coast

Agence France-Presse
Egypt's historic Wafd party eclipsed under Sisi's rule

Reuters News Agency
Ethiopian crash investigators return home after reviewing black box data

Reuters News Agency
Ethiopian crash crew's voices could unlock high-stakes Boeing inquiry - More

Reuters News Agency
Uganda probes U.N. relief food after three deaths

Reuters News Agency
Cyclone hit millions across Africa in record disaster: U.N.

Reuters News Agency
Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000

The Associated Press
Cyclone leaves 'inland ocean' in Mozambique, endangering thousands - More

CBC News
Emergency 'getting bigger by the hour' in Mozambique

Reuters News Agency
Turkey escalates crackdown on dissent six years after Gezi protests

Reuters News Agency
Islamic State loses big part of enclave, SDF sees defeat 'very soon'

BBC News
US-backed Syrian fighters 'overrun IS encampment'

Reuters News Agency
U.S.-backed forces capture Syria suspects tied to American deaths

The Associated Press
Rare protests erupt against Hamas's 12-year rule over Gaza

Global News
Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian militant accused of killing 2 Israelis in West Bank

Reuters News Agency
U.S. says Iran missile program destabilizing Middle East

Reuters News Agency
Kabul's expanding foreigner 'bubble' trades safety for isolation

Reuters News Agency
China says played 'constructive role' in reducing Pakistan, India tension

Reuters News Agency
Six wounded by gunfire as Myanmar soldiers hunt insurgents in temple town

Reuters News Agency
Thailand's oldest party may be king-maker after vote to determine military role

The Associated Press
Pro-Thaksin candidates adopt his name in Thai election

The Associated Press
Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Agence France-Presse
Australian PM pushes G20 to tackle internet extremism

The Associated Press
Ardern vows to deny accused mosque gunman notoriety he seeks

Reuters News Agency
Trump says he intends to designate Brazil as 'maybe a NATO ally' - More

The Christian Science Monitor
Three million Venezuelans have fled. Who will rebuild?

The Associated Press
Haitian parliament ousts prime minister in no-confidence vote

Agence France-Presse
Trump names conservative lawyer as ambassador to Mexico

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le gouvernement US demande un audit sur la certification du Boeing 737 MAX

Agence de Presse Reuters
Boeing a pris des mesures pour « assurer pleinement » la sécurité du 737 MAX

La Tribune
Le Boeing 737 MAX, l'avion qu'Airbus a poussé à faire

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les démocrates visent une fondatrice de salons de massage liée à Trump

Agence de Presse Reuters
Brexit : Un 3e vote aux Communes peu probable cette semaine, selon Steve Barclay

Agence de Presse Reuters
Brexit : Tout prolongement des négociations doit être « utile », prévient Barnier

Agence de Presse Reuters
Bolton brocarde l'échec de la classe politique britannique sur le Brexit

Agence de Presse Reuters
Londres conclut un accord post-Brexit avec l'Islande et la Norvège

La Tribune
Futurs missiles antinavires et de croisière : jusqu'ici tout va bien entre Paris et Londres

Le Parisien
« Gilets jaunes » : le domicile et la voiture d’Eric Drouet vandalisés cette nuit

Agence de Presse Reuters
« Gilets jaunes » : Le coût des dégâts assurés revu à 200 millions d'euros

BFMTV
Les « ultra-jaunes », ces manifestants violents qui ne reculent devant rien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le nouveau préfet de police bien accueilli par des policiers

Agence de Presse Reuters
Philippe menace d’interdire les manifestations sur les Champs-Elysées

Le Parisien
Grève : à quoi s’attendre aujourd’hui ?

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'« égoisme » américain en matière de commerce ne peut durer

Agence de Presse Reuters
Otan : Florence Parly s'inquiète de la pérennité de l'engagement américain

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le suspect de la fusillade d'Utrecht arrêté, annonce la radio-télévision néerlandaise

Agence France-Presse
Merkel refuse de sacrifier l’aide au développement pour les dépenses militaires

Agence de Presse Reuters
Quatre ans de prison pour le militant russe Oïoub Titiev

Agence de Presse Reuters
Algérie : Appel au départ de Bouteflika à la fin de son mandat

L'Express
Bouteflika confirme qu'il restera président à la fin de son mandat

Agence de Presse Reuters
Algérie : « L'armée demeure le rempart du peuple », dit le général Salah

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan de l'attaque d'un camp militaire au Mali revu en hausse

L'Express
Mozambique : le cyclone Idai pourrait avoir fait « plus de 1000 morts »

Agence France-Presse
En Syrie, les derniers jihadistes de l’EI acculés au bord du fleuve Euphrate

Agence de Presse Reuters
Syrie : Les FDS s'attendent à la chute « très proche » de Baghouz

La Tribune
Les lois anti-blanchiment d'argent mettent en péril le régime iranien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Démission surprise du président kazakh Nazarbaïev

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les négociateurs de Washington de retour la semaine prochaine en Chine

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Corée du Nord a désormais son guide touristique

Agence France-Presse
Nouvelle-Zélande : Jacinda Ardern jure de ne jamais prononcer le nom du tueur des mosquées

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump prêt à faire du Brésil un allié majeur, « peut-être » dans le cadre de l'Otan

Agence France-Presse
Ces Cubains qui défient le gouvernement grâce aux réseaux sociaux

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