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Monday, 11 January 2021

Canadian News

CBC News
Military medical intelligence warnings gathered dust as public health struggled to define COVID-19

CBC News
48,000 Canadians asked to take blood sample for coronavirus survey

CBC News
Ontario's new COVID-19 modelling to show ICUs full by early February

CBC News
Ontario's new COVID-19 modelling to show ICUs full by early February - More

CBC News
Why some warn Ontario having 'no plans' to curb local travel could fuel COVID-19 spread

680 News
Toronto open COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper’s consulting company received money from federal emergency wage subsidy

Global News
Feds considering designating Proud Boys a terrorist organization

Global News
Canadian Proud Boys in ‘panic’ as platforms go offline

CTV News
Lost hiker's dying cellphone light helps crew in helicopter locate him on B.C. mountain

CBC News
Sydney airport now has no passenger flights scheduled to arrive or depart

The Packet
DFO recruiting for over 100 fishery officer positions in Canada

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Canadian Commentary

International News

Reuters News Agency
SolarWinds hackers linked to known Russian spying tools, investigators say

Military News
Army Investigates Fort Bragg Soldier for Attending Rally That Ended in US Capitol Breach

Reuters News Agency
FBI warns of armed protests ahead of inauguration - More

The Associated Press
Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf resigns

The Associated Press
Biden Team Reveals Theme of Inauguration: ‘America United'

BBC News
Security fears cloud build-up to Biden inauguration

Reuters News Agency
FBI warns of armed protests ahead of inauguration

The Associated Press
Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared - More

The Associated Press
Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

BBC News
The 65 days that led to chaos at the Capitol

Reuters News Agency
Washington mayor asks for increased security around Biden's inauguration

Reuters News Agency
Outgoing U.S. Capitol Police chief says his effort to get help was thwarted - More

The Washington Post
Inside Trump’s failure to act after a mob stormed the Capitol

The Associated Press
Melania Trump 'disheartened' by Capitol riot - More

The Associated Press
U.S. House introduces impeachment article accusing Trump of 'incitement of insurrection' - More

BBC News
Democrats give Mike Pence ultimatum to remove Trump from White House - More

The Associated Press
Republicans block measure calling for quick removal of Trump

Reuters News Agency
Explainer: What crimes can the U.S. Capitol rioters be charged with?

BBC News
Parler social network drops offline after Amazon pulls support - More

Reuters News Agency
Explainer: How will Trump get his message out without social media?

Business Insider
Twitter stock tumbles 10% after Trump is permanently banned from the platform

The Associated Press
Trump National in Bedminster stripped of 2022 PGA Championship - More - More

ABC News
Rudy Giuliani being investigated by New York State Bar Association

Reuters News Agency
UK steps up vaccinations as COVID surges, worst weeks still to come

The Guardian
Calls to escalate English lockdown amid fears one in five may have had Covid

The Guardian
Quarter of Covid hospital admissions in England aged under 55

Defense News
British army looks to the ‘Eurotank’ as it weighs its hardware options

The Guardian
Dutch officials seize ham sandwiches from British drivers

CBC News
No global herd immunity this year: WHO chief scientist

Reuters News Agency
Schools shut as Madrid clears record snow ahead of cold spell - More

Reuters News Agency
Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia's richest citizen, ruling party chief, quits politics

BBC News
Six rangers killed in DR Congo's Virunga National Park

Reuters News Agency
Turkey launches probe into Facebook, WhatsApp data collection

The Associated Press
Turkey invites rival Greece to resume talks on disputes - More

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu orders advancement of West Bank settler housing projects

Reuters News Agency
U.S. plans to designate Yemen's Houthi movement as foreign terrorist group

The Associated Press
Yemen’s rebels defiant as aid agencies fear US terror label

Reuters News Agency
Pentagon presses ahead with Afghanistan troop drawdown despite law barring it

The Associated Press
After delays, WHO experts to arrive in China Thursday

BBC News
North Korea sets the stage for Biden

Reuters News Agency
New coronavirus strain first seen in Britain confirmed in Mexico

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

France 24
Les démocrates menacent Donald Trump d'une procédure de destitution - Plus

La Presse Canadienne
La police du Capitole n'était pas prête à affronter les émeutiers

Radio-Canada
« Le début d'une autre guerre civile aux États-Unis »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Au moins 25 procédures ouvertes pour terrorisme après l'attaque du Capitole

Agence de Presse Reuters
La maire de Washington demande un renforcement de la sécurité pour l'investiture de Biden

Agence France-Presse
Parler, le site web conservateur des pro-Trump, mis hors ligne

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Royaume-Uni accélère la vaccination, les « pires semaines » sont à venir

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un épidémiologiste français réclame la fermeture des frontières avec le Royaume-Uni - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Espagne : Les écoles de Madrid fermées après des chutes de neige record

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Plus de 90 millions de cas dans le monde

Agence France-Presse
Révolution en Tunisie : 10 ans après la chute de Ben Ali, peu d’avancées sociales

Agence France-Presse
Facebook ferme les comptes de responsables gouvernementaux ougandais

Agence de Presse Reuters
Feu vert israélien à des projets immobiliers dans les colonies de Cisjordanie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les USA vont désigner comme terroriste le mouvement yéménite Houthi

Agence de Presse Reuters
Kazakhstan : Large victoire du parti au pouvoir aux législatives

Agence France-Presse
Covid-19 : les experts de l'OMS attendus le 14 janvier en Chine

Agence France-Presse
Il y a un an, la Chine annonçait le premier décès d'un patient atteint du coronavirus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Corée du Nord : Kim renforce son autorité, le statut de sa soeur en question

International Commentary

David Frum | The Atlantic
Conservatism Reaches a Dead End

Firmin Debrabander | The Atlantic
The Gun-Rights Movement Fed America’s Insurrectionist Fever Dreams

Eliot A. Cohen | The Atlantic
These Old Evils Require Old Remedies

Joshua C. Wilson | The Washington Post
Look beyond Trump’s language to see the roots of recent political violence in the U.S.

Marilynne Robinson | The Guardian
For Donald Trump, what began as farce is ending as tragedy

Catherine Rampell | The Washington Post
Trump has already learned his lesson, and we heard it in 2016

James Morone | The Washington Post
The election that foreshadowed 2020

Hillary Rodham Clinton | The Washington Post
Trump should be impeached

Miranda Green | New York Magazine
Who Dies for Donald Trump?

Olivia Nuzzi | New York Magazine
Senior Trump Official: We Were Wrong, He’s a ‘Fascist’

Ana Marie Cox | The Washington Post
Maybe Ted Cruz isn’t really smart enough to know better

Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post
Republicans who aren’t willing to act against sedition are complicit

Lives Lived

Lanre Bakare | The Guardian
Eleanor Wadsworth has died aged 103 - More

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