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Canadian News

The Canadian Press
CAF member charged in death of army reservist shot during training at CFB Wainwright

Saltwire Network
Muslim sailors breaking their fast aboard HMCS Halifax

Saltwire Network
Frigate maintenance delayed for two shifts; work resumed tonight after negative COVID tests

CBC News
Doctor apologizes for letting a registered sex offender into a retreat for sex assault survivors

CBC News
Private aircraft from abroad landing at smaller Canadian airports despite federal pandemic rules

CBC News
Future of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in question in Canada

Global News
Mixed messaging around AstraZeneca vaccine highlights public distrust, uncertainty

CBC News
Mixing COVID-19 vaccine doses leads to more reactions, study finds - More

Global News
Canada’s COVID-19 case count shrinks to late March levels as vaccinations expand

CBC News
Oilsands workers inside Alberta's largest COVID-19 outbreak fear for their safety

CBC News
Ontario ICU nurses say doctors are getting 10 times their pay for similar work during pandemic

Global News
Doug Ford defends outdoor amenity closures despite science table advice

Global News
Ontario couple spends two nights on side of road trying to reach Nova Scotia

Global News
Will Canada see a spike in seasonal influenza cases after COVID-19?

The Washington Post
Mysterious brain disorder afflicts dozens in New Brunswick

The Canadian Press
Cyberattacks on Canadian businesses up since remote work increased

CBC News
Labrador seal hunt largely sidelined as sea ice hits 50-year low

Global News
Canada could see 50% cut in fuel capacity if Line 5 pipeline shut down

CBC News
U.S. pipeline problems expose Canada's vulnerability to having the taps turned off

Army Times
US approves $1.7 billion Aegis missile defense sale to Canada

Ottawa Citizen
Hassan Diab supporters call on government to reject any new extradition request

Canadian Commentary

International News

Air Force Magazine
Eglin AFB Testers Load Five JASSMs onto an F-15E

Army Times
Chicago gun pipeline traced to three Fort Campbell soldiers

Army Times
Some military bases limiting gas purchases, encouraging telework in wake of pipeline shutdown

Reuters News Agency
Colonial Pipeline to resume operations after cyberattacks - More

Reuters News Agency
Analysis: Cyberattack exposes lack of required defenses on U.S. pipelines

Reuters News Agency
Biden signs cybersecurity executive order after Colonial Pipeline attack

The Associated Press
With bankruptcy tossed, what’s next for the NRA?

The Associated Press
Public service in the US: Increasingly thankless, exhausting

The Associated Press
Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

The Associated Press
Democrats press for broader voter access as GOP resists

The Associated Press
Liz Cheney says Trump and GOP backers threaten democracy

Reuters News Agency
Liz Cheney down but not out in Wyoming after crossing Trump

The Washington Post
Cheney ousted from GOP leadership for calling out false claims by Trump - More

BBC News
US environmental agency releases climate report delayed by Trump

The Associated Press
Trump administration officials to testify on Jan. 6 riots

BBC News
Covid in Scotland: Concern over rising cases in Glasgow

BBC News
Foreign Secretary issues warning to Russia on ransomware

BBC News
Covid vaccines: Mixing increases reports of mild side-effects

BBC News
French army chief tells soldiers to quit over civil-war letter

Reuters News Agency
France is linking fishing rights with future post-Brexit financial services deal

BBC News
Air France AF447 crash: Trial ordered for Airbus and airline over 2009 disaster

Air Force Magazine
Hill AFB F-35s Deploy to France for Exercise ‘Atlantic Trident’

The Associated Press
Panel suggests WHO should have more power to stop pandemics

CNN News
Radovan Karadzic will serve his genocide sentence in a UK prison

BBC News
Russia to tighten gun rules after school shooting - More

Military Times
Alcohol made near Chernobyl’s exclusion zone seized by Ukrainian authorities

Reuters News Agency
Uganda army to join Congo in offensive against Islamist rebels -Kinshasa gov't

The Associated Press
Erdoğan tells Putin that Israel needs a ‘lesson’

Reuters News Agency
Hamas hits deep in Israel, which vows to keep pummelling Gaza

BBC News
Israel-Gaza: Fears of war as violence escalates

The Associated Press
Israel steps up Gaza offensive, kills senior Hamas figures

BBC News
Rockets pound Israel after militants killed

The Associated Press
Gaza teeters on the brink as fighting with Israel escalates

The Associated Press
Escalating violence between Israelis and Palestinians bears hallmarks of 2014 Gaza war

The Associated Press
Analysis: Violence upends Biden’s Israel-Palestinian outlook

The Washington Post
In Iraq, powerful militias assassinate protesters with impunity

The Guardian
British and Canadian troops were twice as likely to be killed in Afghanistan as US forces

BBC News
Taliban capture Afghan district ahead of Eid ceasefire

Reuters News Agency
Indian COVID-19 death toll over a quarter million

The Associated Press
Scientists race to study variants in India as cases explode

The Associated Press
Xinjiang birth rates have fallen faster than any other territory on earth

Reuters News Agency
U.S. removes Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing late China jab by Trump

Radio-Canada
« Je ne resterai pas assise en silence », assène la républicaine Liz Cheney

Agence de Presse Reuters
Boris Johnson promet une enquête sur l'épidémie de COVID-19

Agence de Presse Reuters
Grande-Bretagne : La reine livre la vision post-pandémique de Johnson

Agence France-Presse
La pandémie aurait pu être évitée

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : La décrue se poursuit dans les réanimations en France

Agence de Presse Reuters
Devant un tribunal, l'UE réclame 120 millions de doses de vaccin à AstraZeneca d'ici fin juin

Agence de Presse Reuters
Jersey a proposé à la France de reporter les restrictions, selon Girardin

Agence de Presse Reuters
Crash Rio-Paris : Airbus et Air France renvoyés en correctionnelle - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Airbus relance un projet de nouvelle chaîne d'assemblage A320 à Toulouse

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le tireur présumé d'Avignon continue de contester les faits

Agence de Presse Reuters
Soudan : Deux morts lors de commémorations à Khartoum

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan des affrontements entre Israéliens et Palestiniens s'alourdit - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Netanyahu dit que le Hamas et le Djihad islamique paieront « un prix très lourd »

Agence de Presse Reuters
Gaza : Réunion du Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU mercredi

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : L'Inde franchit le seuil des 250.000 morts

International Commentary

Michael Scherer and Josh Dawsey | The Washington Post
Inside Liz Cheney’s plan to take on former president Donald Trump

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