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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
Hospitals threatened to not see troops after CAF cut reimbursement rates

The Canadian Press
Canada, U.S. have lost military edge over Russia in the Arctic: NORAD commander

The Canadian Press
Inquiry learns about gap in care for former soldier Lionel Desmond - More

The Canadian Press
Canadian research officials return from Geneva with plan to tackle COVID-19

The Canadian Press
Conservatives press Trudeau on alleged Chinese role in hacking of Canadian data

The Canadian Press
St. John's mayor says snow clearing after blizzard could cost city extra $5M

The Canadian Press
TSB finds defect in beacon on helicopter that crashed in Quebec

CBC News
Telus plans rollout of 5G network using Huawei technology

Global News
Canadian consumers stung by cellphone porting scam

CBC News
Why geoengineering our climate raises serious ethical, scientific challenges

Canadian Commentary

International News

Reuters News Agency
Prosecutors challenge antitrust approval of Boeing-Embraer tie-up

Agence France-Presse
Audit slams US safety oversight of Southwest Airlines

The Associated Press
Trump's story about veteran's comeback was not quite true

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit warmaking ability in Iran - More

Reuters News Agency
After slamming prosecutors and judge, Trump turns ire on jurors in Stone case

ABC News
Bill Barr blasts Trump's tweets on Stone case - More - More

ABC News
Hope Hicks returning to Trump White House as senior adviser - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump to transfer $3.8B from military to fund his wall - More

The Hill
Trump says he might keep others from listening in on his calls - More

New York Post
Steve Bannon defends Trump, says he’s ‘mad’

The Atlantic
John Kelly Finally Lets Loose on Trump - More

ABC News
Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch says State Department in trouble

The Associated Press
250M children live in countries affected by conflict, UN chief says

Reuters News Agency
Sinn Féin seeks talks with Fianna Fail on forming new Irish government

Reuters News Agency
Irish PM tacitly criticizes Johnson's sacking of Northern Ireland minister - More

Agence France-Presse
Growing bill to fix London's Big Ben

Reuters News Agency
Tightening his grip, PM Boris Johnson begins to reshape UK government

Global News
Airbus unveils ‘MAVERIC’ plane design after secret tests

Agence France-Presse
German far right reopens wounds of Dresden bombing - More

Reuters News Agency
Pressure mounts for Swiss parliamentary probe into spying operation

Reuters News Agency
Greek islands should not be migrant warehouses, residents say

The Associated Press
UN says 140,000 displaced in three days amid Syrian offensive

CBC Radio
'No place to go': Syrian doctor says more than 700,000 Idlib residents stranded

Agence France-Presse
UN identifies 112 firms linked to Israeli settlements

Reuters News Agency
Sudan agrees to compensate families of USS Cole victims - More

Reuters News Agency
Iran starts election campaign with thousands barred from standing

Reuters News Agency
Trump sees 'good chance' for accord with Taliban by end of month - More

Reuters News Agency
Indonesia traces movements of Chinese tourist with coronavirus

Reuters News Agency
Cruise passengers shunned over coronavirus to head home after Cambodia reprieve

Agence France-Presse
Vietnam quarantines area with 10,000 residents over coronavirus

Reuters News Agency
Trump says he does not mind if Philippines cuts military pact with U.S.

Reuters News Agency
Hunt on for 'patient zero' who spread coronavirus globally from Singapore

Reuters News Agency
Airlines suspend China flights because of coronavirus outbreak

Agence France-Presse
Beijing mobilises the masses in 'people's war'

Reuters News Agency
Rise in new coronavirus cases in China reflects 'broader definition' of infection: WHO - More - More

The Associated Press
Former Shanghai mayor chosen to replace leader in central Hubei

Reuters News Agency
U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, dealing with North Korea - More

Reuters News Agency
John Kelly rejects Trump North Korea approach as futile

Agence France-Presse
Japan cruise ship virus cases jump to 218

Agence France-Presse
Japan coronavirus ship ordeal to end earlier - More

CNN News
Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctic glacier

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