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Friday, 8 January 2021

Canadian News

The Canadian Press
The CAF has enough Moderna vaccine to immunize 1,200 members

CBC News
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

CBC News
Senator co-signed order barring international travel during pandemic — then went to Mexico

CBC News
Will a curfew help get the pandemic under control in Quebec?

CBC News
Back of the line: vaccines and the brawl over who goes first

CBC News
Canada falls behind other countries on vaccinations

CBC News
Ford promises more restrictions as Ontario reports record 4,249 new COVID-19 cases

CBC News
Alberta reports 1,183 new cases of COVID-19, 24 new deaths

CBC News
Some Canadian snowbirds in Florida are already getting the COVID-19 vaccine

The Globe and Mail
Senior PHAC bureaucrat accepted Air Canada junket to Jamaica

CBC News
WestJet cutting jobs and slashing flight capacity

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Canadian Commentary

International News

CNN News
Vaccination rate will take three years to reach herd immunity

The Associated Press
U.S. tops 4,000 daily deaths from coronavirus

The Associated Press
Pfizer says vaccine can work against variants

The Associated Press
Biden to release more coronavirus vaccine supply - More

Military Times
Trump rioters keep Army surplus stores alive with outfit selections

The Associated Press
Army head says Nat. Guard may be allowed to carry firearms in DC

Defense One
Riot Exposed Capitol's IT Vulnerabilities

The Associated Press
Dominion Voting Systems sues Trump lawyer for $1.3B in defamation lawsuit - More

ABC News
American diplomats sign 'dissent cable' over Trump remarks

BBC News
Trump snubs Biden as Democrats mull impeachment - More - More

ABC News
Draft article of impeachment charges Trump with 'incitement of insurrection' - More

The Washington Post
Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account - More - More

BBC News
Google suspends 'free speech' app Parler

The Associated Press
Trump to skip Biden swearing-in — Biden’s fine with that

BBC News
Could the president be removed from power?

New York Magazine
Why Was the U.S. Capitol So Easy to Breach?

Reuters News Agency
Trump's fans condemn violence, but they aren't about to blame him

Reuters News Agency
Democrats inch toward second Trump impeachment after Capitol siege - More - More

The Associated Press
Pelosi seeks to curb Trump’s nuclear power, plans to impeach - More

The Associated Press
Republicans recoil from Missouri Sen. Hawley after siege

The Associated Press
Nikki Haley: Trump was ‘badly wrong’ in stoking crowd before riot

The Washington Post
FBI focuses on whether some Capitol rioters intended to harm lawmakers or take hostages

Reuters News Agency
U.S. role as democracy's champion battered by assault on Capitol

The Associated Press
Pro-democracy activists heartened by US system’s resilience

The Associated Press
Maryland governor describes delayed permission to send National Guard - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Capitol police officer dies of injuries

BBC News
Capitol riots: Questions mount over security failure

The Associated Press
Police officer’s death intensifies Capitol siege questions

BBC News
Capitol riots: The hunt to identify and arrest Capitol rioters

The Washington Post
Video of Capitol riot shows fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt

The Associated Press
West Virginia lawmaker among dozens of people newly charged over Capitol siege

The Associated Press
Victims in 2011 Giffords attack see parallel to Capitol riot

Reuters News Agency
Scottish fishermen halt exports due to Brexit red tape

BBC News
Covid-19: 'Act like you've got' the virus, government urges

Reuters News Agency
England and Scotland to require travellers to show negative COVID tests

BBC News
COVID-19: UK sees highest daily toll of 1,325 deaths

Reuters News Agency
Denmark developing digital COVID-19 'vaccine passport'

The Associated Press
WHO: Amid short supplies, vaccine doses can be six weeks apart

BBC News
Bosnia: Icy struggle for many migrants stuck in freezing tents

Reuters News Agency
Cyprus goes into new lockdown from January 10

BBC News
The airman from Sierra Leone who was shot down over Nazi Germany

BBC News
Laurent Kabila: DR Congo frees soldiers linked to assassination

Reuters News Agency
Erdoğgan says Gulf rapprochement 'very beneficial' for region

The Associated Press
Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

Defense One
China, Russia, Iran Spin Capitol Insurrection

Reuters News Agency
IRGC unveils underground missile base in Gulf

Reuters News Agency
Iran bans import of US, UK COVID-19 vaccines, demands sanctions end

Reuters News Agency
Tehran in no rush for U.S. to rejoin 2015 nuclear deal

Reuters News Agency
Pakistan sentences Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi to five years for terrorism financing

Reuters News Agency
Indonesian clerics declare Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine halal

Reuters News Agency
Indonesian cleric linked to 2002 Bali bombings walks free after 10 years in jail - More

The Associated Press
Kim Jong-un threatens to expand nuclear program, citing 'hostile' U.S. policy

The New York Times
On This Day: January 26 - More - More - Photos

Radio-Canada
Un policier blessé durant les affrontements au Capitole meurt

Agence de Presse Reuters
La police du Capitole a minimisé les risques d'émeute

Le Devoir
Les appels à destituer Donald Trump fusent de toutes parts - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump isolé, avec un cercle de fidèles de plus en plus réduit

Agence de Presse Reuters
Donald Trump évoque la possibilité de s'accorder le pardon présidentiel

Le Devoir
Les « antifa » responsables du chaos à Washington, disent les trumpistes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les pêcheurs écossais renoncent à exporter dans l'UE pour cause de Brexit

Agence France-Presse
Le vaccin BioNTech/Pfizer peut neutraliser les variants britannique et sud-africain

Agence France-Presse
Les voyageurs vers l'Angleterre devront présenter un test Covid négatif

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le vaccin Moderna attendu en France dans la seconde quinzaine de janvier

Agence de Presse Reuters
Grippe aviaire : Des centaines de milliers de canards vont encore être abattus, dit Denormandie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les Émirats rouvriront samedi leurs liaisons avec le Qatar

Agence de Presse Reuters
Pas de vaccin américain ou britannique en Iran, dit Ali Khamenei

Agence de Presse Reuters
Kim Jong-un promet d'étendre les liens diplomatiques de la Corée du Nord

International Commentary

Rob Knake | Foreign Affairs
The U.S. Failed to Execute Its Cyberstrategy and Russia Pounced

Max Bergmann | Foreign Affairs
The EU Is the Military Ally the United States Needs

Walter Russell Mead | Foreign Affairs
The End of the Wilsonian Era

Kehinde A. Togun | Foreign Policy
Why Ghana Does Disputed Elections Better Than the United States

Anne Applebaum | The Atlantic
What Trump and His Mob Taught the World About America

Harry Litman | Los Angeles Times
We have legal recourse against President Trump. We should use it.

Sandy Banks | Los Angeles Times
If you give the devil a ride, sooner or later he’s going to want to drive

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Trump can and must be prosecuted

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Pence must protect the country from Trump between now and Jan. 20

Emma Green | The Atlantic
Storming the Capitol for God and Trump

Larry Edelman and Shirley Leung | The Boston Globe
Trump had plenty of corporate enablers. Don’t give them a free pass

Alex Beam | The Boston Globe
Thank you, Donald Trump

Benjamin Wittes | The Atlantic
A Self-Pardon Won’t Save Trump

Ed Kilgore | New York Magazine
Is There Really Enough Time to Impeach and Remove Trump?

Rebecca Traister | New York Magazine
The Only Strategy Left for Democrats

Fareed Zakaria | The Washington Post
The good news hidden within one of America’s darkest weeks

Christopher Buckley | The Washington Post
Mr. Nunes gets his medal - More

Anna Mulrine Grobe | The Christian Science Monitor
War in Afghanistan: What has NATO learned from 20 years of fighting?

Ned Temko | The Christian Science Monitor
A tale of two pandemics: What a difference a century makes

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