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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International News

Navy Times
Naval Air Forces orders one-day stand down following several mishaps

Army Times
Basic training starts issuing new Army Greens uniforms - More

Navy Times
US Army gets first Infantry Squad Vehicle from GM Defense

Stars and Stripes
Military troops won’t be on the streets distributing coronavirus vaccines

CNN News
Zeta strengthens into Category 2 hurricane - More

The Washington Post
Marine Corps helicopter’s involvement in Trump campaign event raises questions of safety, partisanship

CBC News
Polls say Trump is in danger

CTV News
Why most Americans' votes likely won't sway the U.S. election

CBC News
Republican rebels work against Trump's presidential bid

CBC News
Mail-in voting could delay results in the U.S. election for days — or weeks

Slate
Trump Is Suggesting Early Voters “Change” Their Votes

CBC News
Artists denounce use of their songs by Trump campaign

Slate
Donald Trump’s Company Charged the Government $3 to Serve Him a Glass of Water - More

ABC News
SCOTUS rejects attempt to block extended ballot deadline

The Associated Press
At least seven people taken to hospital after Trump rally in Omaha - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump heads to Arizona and Biden delivers COVID-19 speech

Reuters News Agency
Trump election website defaced, campaign working with law enforcement - More

ABC News
Dow plunges more than 900 points

Reuters News Agency
S&P 500, Dow sink to late-September lows on virus woes

The Associated Press
2021 Boston Marathon postponed, ‘at least’ until the fall

The Associated Press
Europe and US facing new round of shutdowns

The Associated Press
Putin offers NATO inspection of military sites after demise of nuclear arms pact

Reuters News Agency
Russia deploys army medics as daily COVID-19 death toll hits record high

Reuters News Agency
Egypt's Sisi says freedom of expression stops at offending more than 1.5 billion people

Reuters News Agency
Nigerian army says it intervened in protests at Lagos government's request

Reuters News Agency
Nigeria considers social media regulation in wake of deadly shooting

Reuters News Agency
Civilians killed as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict deepens

Reuters News Agency
Turkey condemns French caricature featuring Erdoğan - More - More

The Associated Press
Qatar apologizes, investigates forced airport examinations Jon

Reuters News Agency
Grave-counting satellite images seek to track Yemen's COVID death toll

The Associated Press
Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

South China Morning Post
Production of Covid-19 vaccine could top 16 billion doses, but delivery is still a challenge

Reuters News Agency
Pompeo says China has brought bad deals and lawlessness to Sri Lanka

Reuters News Agency
China accuses U.S. of deflecting blame as diplomatic row shifts to climate

South China Morning Post
US-China rivalry will persist, fuel swings between ‘cold war and cold peace’

Navy Times
US, Japanese militaries launch Exercise Keen Sword 21

Stars and Stripes
A-10 pilot accidentally drops projectile while training in South Korea

Reuters News Agency
Colombia seizes drug runners' homemade submersible

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le nombre de votes par correspondance dépasse les 70 millions

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump en campagne dans l'Arizona, Biden concentré sur le coronavirus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Microsoft fait mieux qu'attendu, soutenu par la croissance d'Azur

Agence France-Presse
La deuxième vague de la pandémie fait dégringoler les bourses mondiales

La Tribune
L'aéroport Roissy Charles de Gaulle détrône Heathrow et devient numéro 1 en Europe

Agence France-Presse
La France confinée à nouveau

Agence de Presse Reuters
Merkel veut fermer les bars et les restaurants, selon un projet de résolution

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le président algérien hospitalisé, son état est stable

Agence de Presse Reuters
La mosquée Al Azhar appelle à criminaliser les actes anti-islam

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Américain enlevé dans le sud du Niger

Agence de Presse Reuters
Protestations en Turquie contre une caricature d'Erdoğan en une de Charlie Hebdo

Agence de Presse Reuters
Ryad condamne les dessins caricaturant le prophète Mahomet

Agence de Presse Reuters
En Inde, le nombre de cas approche des 8 millions

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Japon n'envisage pas de construire de nouveaux réacteurs nucléaires

International Commentary

Gretchen Whitmer | The Atlantic
The Plot to Kidnap Me

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
No one mocks Trump like Barack Obama

Hayes Brown | MSNBC News
Trump is ignoring Covid-19 defeat by using War on Terror-era language

Jeannie Suk Gersen | The New Yorker
We May Need the Twenty-fifth Amendment if Trump Loses

Paul Rosenzweig | The Atlantic
Trump Has Justified Breaking One of America’s Most Sacred Norms

Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern | Slate
The Supreme Court Wants to Determine Who Votes and Who Wins

Michael Gerson | The Washington Post
The Trump administration’s four most profound failures in the pandemic

Alex Lo | South China Morning Post
Who wants Donald Trump to win? Surprisingly, many Chinese.

Greg Miller and Isaac Stanley-Becker | The Washington Post
Trump’s attacks on adversaries often followed by threats to their safety

Michael Pembroke | South China Morning Post
Why Australia must steer clear of America’s moral crusade against China

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