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Canadian News

CTV News
WWII veteran hits $1M fundraising goal for the Terry Fox Run

CBC News
Hurricane Dorian upgraded to Category 2 storm in Atlantic Canada

CBC News
Powerful winds and heavy rain causing damage throughout Nova Scotia - More

CBC News
More than 35,000 without power as heavy rain, howling winds hit P.E.I.

The Canadian Press
Canada sends more military support to Bahamas

Global News
B.C. firefighters head to Bahamas to help

The Canadian Press
Catherine McKenna adds new security detail as threats move from online to real world - More

CBC News
Misleading Trudeau 'joke' video demonstrates the political power of editing

CTV News
NASA visualization shows devastating decline in Arctic ice over past 35 years

The Christian Science Monitor
Canada asks, ‘Why aren’t we helping more Central American refugees?’

Canadian Commentary

Aaron Wherry | CBC News
Justin Trudeau's main foe in 2019 is the Justin Trudeau of 2015

John Ibbitson | The Globe and Mail
Trudeau or Scheer? Who can best protect Canada from the chaos awaiting the world in 2020

Andrew Coyne | The Ottawa Citizen
Two parties, one choice, or is it two choices, one party?

Editorial Board | The Toronto Star
From Mother of Parliaments to Monty Python

Michael Bociurkiw | The Globe and Mail
Hong Kong’s protesters will not back down – which shows just how badly Beijing bungled the situation

Editorial | National Post
A reprieve for Hong Kong, but only for now

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
It’ll take more than an old China hand like Dominic Barton to solve Canada’s problems with Beijing

Tony Burman | The Toronto Star
The U.S. media has shut its eyes to the climate crisis. But there are signs that could be changing.

Robert Rotberg | The Globe and Mail
The ruthless Robert Mugabe finally goes

International News

Agence France-Presse
Boeing suspends testing of long-haul 777X aircraft - More

The Associated Press
US mass shooters exploited gaps, errors in background checks

The Washington Post
Data indicates Trump’s trade war is starting to bite

The Associated Press
AP Fact Check: Trump and Democrats Mangle Science

CTV News
Scaramucci predicts Trump will retire before 2020 election

The Associated Press
Trump administration officials discuss slashing refugee cap

Agence France-Presse
DoJ seeks Google records as US states launch antitrust probe of Big Tech - More

The Guardian
New York's new rat plan: ply rodents with alcohol and then drown them - More

The Associated Press
Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian’s damage

The Associated Press
Winds buffet New England as Dorian speeds north

Agence France-Presse
Hurricane Dorian death toll climbs to 43, expected to rise 'significantly'

Reuters News Agency
Living conditions 'rapidly deteriorating' after storm in Bahamas

Reuters News Agency
Bahamians decide whether to remain in Dorian's aftermath

BBC News
Trump Turnberry: US Congress launches investigation into Prestwick Airport deals - More

The Guardian
It will follow him for years': How Jacob Rees-Mogg's slouch gambit backfired

The Guardian
Boris Johnson blimp has wind taken out of it

The Guardian
Even a few minutes' exercise is good for you, new guidelines state

The Associated Press
US seeks trade deal with a post-Brexit Britain

BBC News
Amber Rudd quits government over Johnson's Brexit stance

The New York Times
‘They’re All Idiots’: Amid Brexit Chaos, Britons Lose Faith in Politicians

The Guardian
Phosphate fertiliser 'crisis' threatens world food supp

Agence France-Presse
Russia, Ukraine swapping prisoners in landmark exchange - More

Reuters News Agency
Ukrainian filmmaker and sailors part of Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

The Associated Press
Nonviolence, new technologies distinguish Moscow protesters

The Associated Press
Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe

Agence France-Presse
Zimbabweans sharply divided in mourning for hero-turned-despot Mugabe

The Guardian
'He left us in this mess': Harare reacts to Mugabe's death

The Christian Science Monitor
Liberator or oppressor? For many, Robert Mugabe was both.

CBC News
Zimbabwe still waiting to move on

The Associated Press
Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources

The Guardian
Sacha Baron Cohen goes undercover in middling Mossad drama

Al Jazeera
Iran lifts more limits on nuclear programme as deal unravels - More

The Associated Press
Iran now using advanced centrifuges, violating nuclear deal

BBC News
Afghanistan War: Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban

Agence France-Presse
Flies overwhelm Karachi in monsoon 'hell'

Agence France-Presse
Riot police deployment thwarts Hong Kong airport protest

Agence France-Presse
Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed'

Agence France-Presse
Trump bullish on China tariffs, but Larry Kudlow warns of long haul

The Atlantic
The Rat Apocalypse in New Zealand

The Christian Science Monitor
‘I’m shooting images instead of people.’ A former guerrilla changes his lens.

The Associated Press
Mexico claims success in migrant crackdown; activists cry foul

Agence France-Presse
Boeing rencontre des problèmes techniques lors de tests du 777X

Agence France-Presse
États-Unis : enquête des démocrates sur le séjour de Pence dans un hôtel Trump à Doonbeg

Agence France-Presse
Début des évacuations aux Bahamas, bilan de 43 morts

Agence de Presse Reuters
Bahamas : Des milliers de personnes fuient les îles dévastées

Agence de Presse Reuters
Des députés veulent obliger Johnson à repousser le Brexit

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : les Tories plus divisés que jamais

Agence France-Presse
Lawrence d'Arabie, les années bretonnes d'une légende

Belga News
Le cinéaste ukrainien Oleg Sentsov dans l'échange de prisonniers avec la Russie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Moscou et Kiev ont échangé 70 prisonniers

Agence France-Presse
Près de Moscou, un militant anticorruption livré à l'arbitraire de la justice

Agence de Presse Reuters
Libye : Reprise des combats aux abords de Tripoli

Agence France-Presse
Le Zimbabwe attend le rapatriement du corps de Robert Mugabe

Agence France-Presse
Madagascar : le pape pousse un cri d'alarme sur la déforestation

Agence de Presse Reuters
Deux adolescents palestiniens tués par l'armée israélienne près de Gaza

Agence France-Presse
Nucléaire : Téhéran a mis en route des centrifugeuses avancées

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'Iran se dit capable d'enrichir l'uranium à plus de 20%

Agence de Presse Reuters
Six journalistes afghans enlevés par des taliban

Agence France-Presse
Des jeunes Afghans expriment leur colère dans les « lettres de douleur »

Agence France-Presse
Karachi en proie à des nuées record de mouches suite à la mousson

Agence France-Presse
Mission lunaire indienne : contact perdu avec la sonde

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong : gros déploiement policier pour déjouer les actions contre l'aéroport

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong : les manifestants ciblent à nouveau l'aéroport

Agence de Presse Reuters
Hong Kong : Les manifestants tenus à distance de l'aéroport

Agence de Presse Reuters
Mark Esper appelle à la modération à Hong Kong

Agence de Presse Reuters
Amazonie : Sept pays de la région signent un pacte de protection de la forêt

International Commentary

Books

Robert Barnes and Seung Min Kim | The Washington Post
Gorsuch makes his mark at the Supreme Court

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