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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
RCAF expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping

CBC News
Canadian Armed Forces report steady decline in sexual-misconduct complaints - More

The Maple Leaf
CAF issues updated policy on tattoos

CBC News
Ethics commissioner Mario Dion says Trudeau inappropriately tried to influence Jody Wilson-Raybould

CBC News
RCMP looking at SNC-Lavalin affair 'carefully,' promise to take actions 'as required'

The Canadian Press
SNC-Lavalin faces questions about future after release of ethics report - More

CBC News
Anne McLellan advises against splitting roles of attorney general, justice minister

CBC News
Recruitment, retention 'issues of concern' for CSIS: internal docs

The Globe and Mail
TSX suffers worst day of 2019

CBC News
Kanesatake's 301-year-old land dispute highlights flaws in Canada's Specific Claims Policy

CBC News
Disruptive passenger forces American Airlines flight to land in Goose Bay

La Presse Canadienne
L'armée voit des progrès dans sa lutte contre les inconduites sexuelles - Plus

45e Nord
TATTOOFORGEN : bye-bye les tatouages trop «explicites» ou discriminatoires - Plus - Plus

45e Nord
Les hélicoptères maritimes Sea King voleront de nouveau

45e Nord
Le colonel Gervais Carpentier cède le commandement du CMR Saint-Jean

Le Journal de Montréal
Phénix pourrait coûter l'emploi d’un fonctionnaire

La Presse Canadienne
La GRC accusée de laisser traîner un rapport sur l'espionnage de militants anti-oléoducs

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Affaire SNC-Lavalin : Trudeau « accepte toute la responsabilité »

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Après des promesses ambitieuses, un bilan en demi-teinte pour le gouvernement Trudeau

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
EDC regrette d'avoir consenti un prêt à la famille Gupta, cliente de Bombardier

Canadian Commentary

International News

Air Force Times
A-10 re-winging completed, will keep Warthog in the air until late 2030s

Air Force Times
Pentagon awards contract to complete delayed repairs on USAFA’s Cadet Chapel

Air Force Times
Most grounded C-130s OK’d to fly again

The Associated Press
Kentucky ANG pilot awarded DFC for emergency landing of C-130 Hercules - More

Marine Corps Times
Mystery still surrounds death of Marine Raider in Iraq

Reuters News Agency
Stock markets sell off as inverted yield curve in bond market prompts recession fears - More - More

The Washington Post
Trump’s decision to tie his performance to the markets isn’t looking so hot

The Washington Post
Trump is clearly scared about the economy, and he’s setting up Jerome Powell as his fall guy

Agence France-Presse
Fossil fuels? Plastic? Trump says more is better

The Associated Press
Republican congressman Steve King questions whether humanity would have survived without rape and incest

The Associated Press
Ken Cuccinelli says Statue of Liberty verse welcoming immigrants is about 'people coming from Europe' - More

The Associated Press
Biographer: Statue poem embraces migrants from 'all places'

The Associated Press
Ex-Blackwater guard is again sentenced to life in prison for Iraqi deaths

The Associated Press
US sailors to visit West Virginia as part of Navy Week

The Associated Press
Governor forms new anti-terrorism unit after El Paso attack

Agence France-Presse
Climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for NYC

The Associated Press
Greta Thunberg's environmentally friendly sailing adventure no pleasure cruise

The Associated Press
Pure as snow? Scientists say air carrying plastics to Arctic

The Associated Press
Philip Hammond: Boris Johnson wrecking Brexit deal chance

Reuters News Agency
Court rules migrant ship can enter Italian waters, defying interior minister

The Associated Press
Water bombers resume flights over Greek island fire

The Associated Press
UN experts: Mali peace signatories failed to accelerate deal

The Associated Press
Syrian forces capture northwest villages from rebels in heavy fighting

Agence France-Presse
Kashmir curfew to be eased after Thursday: governor

The Associated Press
Inside locked down Kashmir, a reporter finds fear and chaos

The Associated Press
Pakistani PM reiterates support to Kashmiris on Indian side

The Associated Press
Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

Agence France-Presse
China slams HK airport protesters as 'terrorist-like'

Agence France-Presse
Citizen 'heroes' stop deadly Australian knife rampage

TVA Nouvelles
La mort d’Epstein annoncé sur un forum internet 40 minutes avant l'annonce des autorités

Agence France-Presse
Facebook écoutait certaines conversations d'usagers

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Greta Thunberg met le cap sur New York à bord d'un voilier zéro carbone

Agence France-Presse
Les climatosceptiques plus présents dans les médias que les scientifiques

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Cinq façons de « verdir » le vol en avion

Agence France-Presse
Notre-Dame : les autorités rappellent « l'urgence » d'éviter un effondrement

Agence France-Presse
Au Yémen, les failles de l’alliance stratégique entre Saoudiens et Émiratis

Agence de Presse Reuters
Reprise des activités à l'aéroport de Hong Kong au lendemain de heurts

Agence France-Presse
Pékin dénonce des actes «quasi-terroristes»

International Commentary

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
Trump Is Too Thin-Skinned to Protect the United States

Alex Von Tunzelmann | The Atlantic
The Imperial Myths Driving Brexit

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