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Canadian News

CBC News
Lockheed Martin promises $16.9B injection to Canadian economy with F-35s

The Canadian Press
Charity watchdog tells MPs its research raised red flags over WE

CBC News
More than $250K spent on Gov. Gen. Julie Payette's demands for privacy at Rideau Hall

CBC News
Saudi Crown prince sent hit squad to Canada to kill former spy, lawsuit claims - More

The Canadian Press
Saudi Crown prince sent hit squad to Canada to kill former spy, lawsuit claims

Reuters News Agency
Last fully intact ice shelf in Canadian Arctic collapses

CBC News
Ammonium nitrate once a popular Canadian farming fertilizer but now regulated or replaced - More

The Canadian Press
Canada 'profoundly concerned' over Chinese death sentence for citizen in drug case

BBC News
US slaps 10% levy on some Canadian aluminium

CBC News
Canada to retaliate 'dollar for dollar' after U.S. slaps 10% tariff on aluminum

International News

United Press International
SpaceX plans new attempt at 10th Starlink launch

The Associated Press
Hurricane Alpha? Amped up season forecast, names may run out

United Press International
U.S. Army readies 'Capability Set '23' for communications modernization

The Associated Press
NRA accused of 'brazen illegality' in lawsuit calling for it to be dissolved - More

BBC News
Teens arrested with AK47 at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

BBC News
US election: Trump's White House convention speech idea condemned

Reuters News Agency
Trump says Biden opposes God and guns - More

The Associated Press
Trump, McConnell huddle; virus aid talks at risk of collapse

The Guardian
Trump again claims Covid-19 will 'go away' as Fauci warns of long road ahead - More

ABC News
US records over 52,000 new cases in a single day

BBC News
Dr Fauci says daughters have been harassed

ABC News
Students at school touted by Pence for reopening must quarantine due to COVID-19

The Guardian
US government shelves survey that painted bleak picture of Covid-19 life

Reuters News Agency
Fauci says regulators promise politics will not guide vaccine timing

ABC News
CDC expects 2020 outbreak of life-threatening AFM in children

The Associated Press
CDC lifts travel warnings for 20 countries, Trump rescinds worldwide advisory

BBC News
Coronavirus: The viral rumours that were completely wrong

Reuters News Agency
Trump issues executive orders to ban TikTok, WeChat apps in 45 days - More

BBC News
Christopher Steele: Ex-spy says more must be done to stop Russian interference

The Guardian
Neil Ferguson predicts R number rise if secondary schools fully reopen

BBC News
How does a Covid-19 pandemic come to an end?

The Associated Press
Closed for vacation: France faces new virus testing troubles

Reuters News Agency
Lebanon mourns victims of devastating blast, searches for missing

The Guardian
Beirut explosion: death toll rises to 137 as army takes control of site

BBC News
Macron calls for 'deep change' in Lebanon after blast

The Associated Press
AP Analysis: Will Beirut’s blast be a catalyst for change? - More

Reuters News Agency
Vietnam turns Da Nang stadium into field hospital amid virus outbreak

ABC News
China's ambassador to US slams Trump for COVID-19 blame

United Press International
North Korea fears information the most, analyst says

The Guardian
Shinzō Abe accused of going AWOL

The Telegraph
The day that hell came to Hiroshima

CBC News
75 years after Hiroshima bombing, it's falling to descendants to keep survivors' stories alive - More

BBC News
Hiroshima bomb: The day Michiko nearly missed her train

The Guardian
New Zealand begins battle against 'Covid fatigue'

The Guardian
Covid outbreak exposes dire conditions at Guatemala factory making US brands

TVA Nouvelles
Près de 300.000 morts de la COVID-19 aux États-Unis d’ici décembre, selon des prévisions

Agence France-Presse
COVID-19 : plus de 2.000 morts en une journée aux États-Unis, une première en trois mois

Agence France-Presse
COVID-19 : Trump croit à la production d’un vaccin avant la présidentielle

Radio-Canada
Twitter suspend le compte de campagne de Trump pour cause de désinformation

Agence France-Presse
Facebook démantèle un réseau de comptes promouvant Trump depuis la Roumanie

Agence France-Presse
Trump interdit toute transaction avec le propriétaire chinois de TikTok d'ici 45 jours

Agence France-Presse
Washington lève sa recommandation d'éviter tout voyage à l'étranger

Radio-Canada
Après les explosions de Beyrouth, un « séisme politique » au Liban?

Agence France-Presse
Le bilan grimpe encore, les Libanais en colère

Radio-Canada
Explosions à Beyrouth : un responsable des douanes aurait signalé le danger

Radio-Canada
De nombreux pays se mobilisent pour aider le Liban

Agence France-Presse
Explosion au Liban : 16 fonctionnaires du port en détention

TVA Nouvelles
« Beyrouth a rendu l’âme »

Agence France-Presse
Avec TikTok, d'autres applications chinoises dans le viseur de Washington

Agence France-Presse
Il y a 75 ans, Hiroshima

International Commentary

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