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Canadian News

Kingstonist
Motives unclear as cyber attack shuts down RMC network

Global News
‘No Canadian’: Twitter mocks Trump’s plan to move troops to U.S.-Canada border

CBC News
4 Wing Cold Lake to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation - More

CBC News
Dr. Bonnie Henry says it's too early to relax as COVID-19 continues to circulate

CBC News
Eliminating COVID-19 cases in Canada will exact too heavy a toll on society, health experts say

CTV News
Ontario records highest number of new COVID-19 cases since end of June

Maclean’s
Coronavirus in Canada: These charts show how our fight to 'flatten the curve' is going

CTV News
Ontario extends COVID-19 emergency orders until July 22

Global News
Many seniors don’t own a smartphone, a possible ‘gap’ in tracking apps

The Canadian Press
Canada joins international group of 22 countries to protect oceans

CBC News
PM's mother Margaret and brother Alexandre were both paid to speak at WE Charity events

iPolitics
Another House committee to investigate Trudeau government’s WE Charity deal

Global News
Ottawa likely to follow U.S., U.K. national security bans of Huawei

iPolitics
Vaccine promised for human trials in Canada held up by Chinese customs

Canadian Commentary

Tim Dunne | The Chronicle Herald
Military justice system lost its moral legitimacy

John Ivison | Postmedia News
What's wrong with Bill Morneau’s ‘snapshot’?

John Ivison | National Post
A more dangerous world looms. Will Canada, freighted with pandemic debt, be ready?

Rex Murphy | National Post
Who cancelled the WE contract — and why?

Chris Selley | National Post
As Trudeau faces fire over WE, Andrew Scheer's antics aren't helping

Kelly McParland | National Post
Bob Rae will fit right in at the UN

Aaron Wherry | CBC News
Why the Conservatives are going after the Liberals' pre-pandemic spending now

Nick Taylor-Vaisey | Maclean’s
How to bury bad news in the middle of a hot summer

Marni Soupcoff | National Post
What moral and legal rights do you have if Trump likes your song?

Stephen Maher | Maclean’s
The RCMP is broken

International News

The Associated Press
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman retiring from U.S. Army, lawyer blames Trump

The Associated Press
Pentagon leaders face grilling on use of military in unrest

Reuters News Agency
Trump says he expects to wear a mask when he visits WRNMMC

ABC News
Top Pentagon officials say Russian bounty program not corroborated - More

The Associated Press
Boat tours of Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona Memorial to resume

Reuters News Agency
U.S. town prints its own wooden money

The Associated Press
Michael Cohen back in prison for refusing conditions of home confinement - More

The Associated Press
Confederate flags draw differing responses

The Associated Press
Biden proposes $700 billion-plus ‘Buy American’ campaign - More

The Associated Press
House to interview fired NY prosecutor probing Trump allies

The Associated Press
Schools or bars? Opening classrooms may mean hard choices

CBC News
Epidemiologists agree it's time to reopen classrooms, but they differ on the details

The Hill
Florida emerges as world's new epicenter for COVID-19

The Associated Press
Trump forgoes insults of past, calls Mexico cherished friend - More

Reuters News Agency
Some CEOs decline White House dinner for Mexican president amid coronavirus surge

The Associated Press
About that border wall, Mr. Presidents ... who’s paying?

The Associated Press
Facebook bans 'Roger Stone disinformation network' - More

Global News
Neil Young writes Trump open letter after U.S. president continues to use his music

The Associated Press
No peeking, voters: Court keeps Trump taxes private for now - More - More

Global News
In just five days, coronavirus cases surged another million to 12M worldwide

Reuters News Agency
Samsung 'definitely can' supply a 5G network to UK, executive says

Reuters News Agency
A space odyssey: Britain rockets into unknown with OneWeb

The Associated Press
Germany seizes server hosting pilfered U.S. police files

Reuters News Agency
Desperate times for sailors stranded by pandemic

The Associated Press
World could hit 1.5C warming threshold in next few years, UN warns

The Associated Press
WHO chief taps ex-leaders to head COVID-19 response panel

The Associated Press
25 years on, Srebrenica dead still being identified, buried - More

Reuters News Agency
Thousands protest against Serbian leader despite warnings of virus risk

Reuters News Agency
Russian activists planning anti-Putin protest detained by authorities

The Associated Press
Burkina Faso’s volunteer fighters are no match for jihadists

The Associated Press
WHO, Turkey agree to office in Istanbul

Reuters News Agency
Three killed disposing explosives from Turkish firework factory

Reuters News Agency
Palestinians hope Biden would roll back Trump's embrace of Israel

The Jerusalem Post
How Israel fell from its coronavirus pedestal

The Associated Press
Virus projects renew questions about UAE’s mass surveillance

Reuters News Agency
Saudi-led coalition in Yemen says explosive boats destroyed in Red Sea

The Jerusalem Post
Three-quarters of Natanz centrifuge assembly hall destroyed

Reuters News Agency
Afghanistan to release prisoners from Taliban list in push for talks

The Associated Press
India’s cases jump, transmission rate increases

Reuters News Agency
Al Jazeera defends report on migrant arrests amid outrage in Malaysia

The Associated Press
China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw

Reuters News Agency
U.S. sees importance of North Korea talks despite tension, South says

Reuters News Agency
Kim Yo-Jong says another summit unlikely but ‘a surprise thing may still happen’

The Associated Press
Missing Seoul mayor’s body found after massive search - More

The Associated Press
Heavy rain hits central Japan, more damage in south

Reuters News Agency
Australia suspends extradition treaty, extends visas for Hong Kong - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Australia to release most from COVID-19 high-rise lockdown despite surge

The Associated Press
Bolsonaro now the ‘poster boy’ for dubious COVID treatment

International Commentary

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