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Canadian News

CBC News
How the CAF is trying to recruit more women

The Globe and Mail
Royal Military College weighs damage after cybersecurity attack

Global News
Second World War veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Kingston

The Canadian Press
Ontario introduces bill to extend some COVID-19 emergency measures over the next year

Postmedia News
Police investigate vandalism at Sir John A. Macdonald's gravesite

The Canadian Press
72% of Canadians not comfortable with flying

The Canadian Press
Essential workers during COVID-19 susceptible to 'moral injury' and PTSD, hospital says

The Canadian Press
Shuttered Service Canada centres to slowly reopen

The Canadian Press
Quebec City pulls advertising from Facebook

Reuters News Agency
Trudeau skipping Trump summit with Mexican president

CBC News
Controversy over airborne transmission of COVID-19 'a tempest in a teapot,' Dr. Bonnie Henry says

CBC News
Scientists aim to 'see' invisible transmission of coronavirus

CBC News
Brewery received licence to make hand sanitizer the same day PM held photo op

Radio-Canada
L'abandon des règles de distanciation met les autorités sanitaires à cran au Québec

Agence QMI
Le masque sera obligatoire dans les lieux publics fermés à Montréal

Radio-Canada
COVID-19 : Québec va resserrer les règles entourant les bars

Radio-Canada
L'évolution en continu de la pandémie de COVID-19 au Canada

Radio-Canada
Rentrée scolaire hybride en Ontario : pas une solution réaliste pour tous les parents

La Presse Canadienne
Pékin demande à Ottawa de ne pas se mêler de Hong Kong, un « dossier intérieur »

Radio-Canada
Des Hongkongais résidant au Canada pourraient ne plus jamais revoir leur terre natale

Radio-Canada
L'intrus à Rideau Hall accusé d'avoir menacé Justin Trudeau

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trudeau fait l'impasse sur un sommet organisé par Trump avec López Obrador

Le Journal de Montréal
Une action collective contre les retards de Postes Canada

Canadian Commentary

International News

Smithsonian
Tom Hanks’ new World War II film offers a dramatized account of the Battle of the Atlantic

The Washington Post
Police hunt white vandals who carefully overpainted yellow BLM slogan in black

ABC News
Walmart donates $100K to replace Arkansas' Confederate-linked statues at the US Capitol

The Associated Press
LANL investigates breach at plutonium facility

Reuters News Agency
Texas, California among U.S. states reporting record new COVID-19 cases

CNN News
US is still 'knee-deep' in the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Fauci says

Reuters News Agency
U.S. EPA approves use of Lysol Disinfectant Spray against COVID-19

The Associated Press
Trump-connected lobbyists reap more than $10B in U.S. federal pandemic aid, report finds

Reuters News Agency
Amy McGrath could cost Republicans the Senate, even if she loses to Mitch McConnell

Reuters News Agency
Hospitalizations jump 50% in California

BBC News
Three English pubs close after positive tests

Reuters News Agency
UK COVID-19 death toll passes 55,000 including suspected cases

Reuters News Agency
Private dinner kicks off latest Brexit talks

Agence France-Presse
View mask refusers like drink drivers: leading scientist - More

Reuters News Agency
WHO reviewing study on concerns over airborne spread of Covid-19

Reuters News Agency
Russia opens criminal case against activist for failing to declare dual nationality

Reuters News Agency
U.N. expert deems U.S. drone strike on Iran's Soleimani an 'unlawful' killing

Reuters News Agency
Russia detains ex-journalist accused of passing secrets to NATO power

Reuters News Agency
Russia cracks down on marmot hunting after bubonic plague alert

Reuters News Agency
Syrian, Russian airstrikes in Idlib amount to war crimes, as do jihadist attacks: U.N. - More

France 24
Israel reimposes restrictions with new surge in coronavirus cases

Reuters News Agency
Britain now compliant with Saudi Arabia arms order, can issue export licenses

Reuters News Agency
UAE says it will test 2 million people for COVID-19

Reuters News Agency
Explosion near Iran’s capital kills two, damages factory

The Washington Post
Sabotage likely in massive explosion at Iranian nuclear complex, experts say

ABC News
Gen. Kenneth McKenzie skeptical about Russian bounties

Agence France-Presse
Mumbai opens new hospitals as India virus deaths top 20,000

Reuters News Agency
Malaysian police to summon Al Jazeera journalists over report on migrant arrests

USNI News
U.S., Chinese Navies Hold Dueling Exercises in the South China Sea

Reuters News Agency
China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

Reuters News Agency
China launches political policing task force - More

Reuters News Agency
New security law starts to break down Hong Kong's pro-democracy economy

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo calls China's censorship moves in Hong Kong 'Orwellian'

Reuters News Agency
In Hong Kong national security law, echoes of China's own cyber crackdown

Reuters News Agency
Hong Kong security law is not doom and gloom but is a red line, Carrie Lam says

Reuters News Agency
TikTok to exit Hong Kong market as security law curbs online freedoms

Reuters News Agency
U.S. envoy arrives in South Korea as North Korea rejects talks

Reuters News Agency
Japan boosts rescue efforts as it warns of more rain in flood-hit areas

Reuters News Agency
Melbourne heads back into coronavirus lockdown

Agence France-Presse
Australia warns of 'arbitrary detention' in China

Reuters News Agency
New Zealand to limit returning citizens as quarantine facilities fill up

Reuters News Agency
U.S. charges ex-Panama president's sons with bribery, money laundering

CNN News
Mexico's president has his own plane. So why is he flying commercial to meet Trump? - Photo

Agence France-Presse
Pour Tom Hanks, son nouveau film peut servir de leçon face au coronavirus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Record de nouveaux cas aux USA, plus de 130.000 décès

Le Journal de Montréal
Tests finaux d’un remède contre la COVID-19

Agence France-Presse
Covid-19 : aux États-Unis, certains étudiants étrangers menacés d'expulsion

Agence France-Presse
Les algorithmes et leurs biais dans le viseur des mouvements anti-racistes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les principaux nouveaux ministres du gouvernement Castex en bref

Agence France-Presse
Des scientifiques alertent sur la possible transmission du coronavirus dans l'air - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Les 180 migrants secourus par le navire Ocean Viking débarquent en Sicile

Agence de Presse Reuters
Israël s'inquiète de la qualité des images satellite américaines

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'assassinat de Soleimani par les USA « illégal », dit une rapporteure de l'Onu

Agence France-Presse
Découverte en Chine d'un cas de peste bubonique

Agence France-Presse
Zéro nouveau malade du coronavirus à Pékin, une première depuis juin

Agence France-Presse
À Hong Kong, le gouvernement promet d'appliquer « vigoureusement » la loi sur la sécurité nationale - Plus

Agence France-Presse
À Hong Kong, la purge des livres d'histoire commence dans les écoles - Plus

Agence France-Presse
TikTok va suspendre son application à Hong Kong

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les USA pourraient bannir les réseaux sociaux chinois, dit Pompeo

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Corée du Nord dit ne pas vouloir discuter avec les États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
Inondations au Japon : au moins 50 morts, les pluies perdurent

France 24
Au Brésil, Jair Bolsonaro subit un nouveau test après des symptômes associés au Covid-19

International Commentary

David A. Andelman | CNN News
Trump's risky nose-to-nose challenge to China in the South China Sea - More

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
Donald Trump’s Lost Cause

Eric Lutz | Vanity Fair
Trump Might as Well Be Running for President of the Confederacy

Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Four more years? Four more months will be hard enough.

Chris Whipple | The Washington Post
Donald Trump, the unbriefable president

Alexandra Petri | The Washington Post
Midnight in the Garden of American Heroes

Colum Lynch | Foreign Policy
The rise of “vaccine nationalism” threatens to leave poor countries out in the cold

Anna Wiener | The New Yorker
Trump, Twitter, Facebook, and the Future of Online Speech

John M. Ackerman | The Washington Post
We should celebrate Trump’s meeting with López Obrador as a strategic triumph of reason over politics

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