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Canadian News

CBC News
Second positive COVID-19 case confirmed on board HMCS Halifax

Postmedia News
Review of bondage comments by RCN officers completed, but recommendations under wraps for now

Global News
Canada has ‘moral obligation’ to protect Afghan interpreters from Taliban resurgence: experts

The Globe and Mail
Aides enlisted to help Hillier with COVID-19 vaccine rollout all tied to military

Global News
Should Canada be worried about a fourth wave of COVID-19?

CBC News
Demand for COVID-19 vaccines dropping in Canada — and some fear it could mean tossed doses

CBC News
U.S. border to remain closed until at least Aug. 21 - More

CBC News
Support set to arrive in B.C. as officials report 'extremely volatile' wildfire conditions

CTV News
B.C.'s wildfires a 'graphic reminder' of climate change, premier says

The Canadian Press
Biden nominates David Cohen as pick for ambassador to Canada

Canadian Commentary

International News

Navy Times
No more tape test? Army study to reevaluate body fat program.

Navy Times
‘Apparent bird strike’ hobbles Super Hornet jet

The Associated Press
Navy helicopter crew OK after crash during search mission

Military Times
2.7 percent raise for troops, DoD civilians next year gains momentum

BBC News
Oregon’s Bootleg Fire: Evacuations as largest US fire burns 364,000 acres

The Associated Press
US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

The Associated Press
COVID-19 cases in U.S. more than tripled over the past two weeks

The Associated Press
Biden pleads with Americans to get COVID-19 vaccines

The Associated Press
Rare ‘breakthrough’ COVID cases are causing alarm, confusion

ABC News
Fauci, Rand Paul get in shouting match over Wuhan lab research - More - More

CNBC News
DEA agent arrested for participating in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

The Washington Post
Pelosi rejects two Republicans picked by McCarthy to investigate Jan. 6 insurrection

The Associated Press
New cybersecurity order issued for U.S. pipeline operators

CNBC News
New bill would make some companies report cyber attacks to the government

Reuters News Agency
How safe is the U.S. president's 'nuclear football'? Pentagon watchdog to find out.

The Associated Press
Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. border restrictions for Canada, Mexico renewed until Aug. 21

CNBC News
WHO chief warns that the world is going into the ‘early stages of another wave’

Radio Free Europe
Two Former Members of Navalny's Team Detained in Moscow as Pressure Continues

Radio Free Europe
A Cosmonaut Is Demoted and Russia's Star-Crossed Space Agency Lurches. Again.

BBC News
Gold toilet found in Russian police bribery probe

CBC Radio
Journalist targeted by Pegasus spyware says her sources — and her loved ones — are at risk

BBC News
Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?

The Washington Post
NSO founders defend the spyware they built

The Associated Press
War’s trauma apparent in portraits of Gazan children

The Washington Post
A princess raced to escape her father, but her phone appeared on the list

Radio Free Europe
Iran's Angry Water Protests Turn Deadly Amid Severe Drought

The Associated Press
Taliban appear to have 'strategic momentum' in Afghanistan, U.S. general says

BBC News
Mucormycosis: India records more than 4,300 'black fungus' deaths

BBC News
Henan floods: 12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in China - More

The Associated Press
PLA blasts dam to divert floods that killed at least 25 - More - More

The Associated Press
Hong Kong police arrest former Apple Daily senior editor

Reuters News Agency
China builds world's fastest train, going 600 km/h - Maglev

The Associated Press
WHO director general says virus risk inevitable at Tokyo Olympics

BBC News
Covid anger as half of Australians in lockdown again

The Associated Press
Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

The Associated Press
Violence flares in Haiti ahead of slain president’s funeral

BBC News
Covid: The Mexican villages refusing to vaccinate

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un allié de Trump arrêté pour des accusations de lobbying illicite

Agence France-Presse
Le passe sanitaire fait tomber les masques en pleine offensive du variant Delta

La Tribune
Isolement obligatoire : le gouvernement veut conserver les revenus pour les travailleurs

Agence France-Presse
Affaire Pegasus : Macron et le roi du Maroc parmi les cibles

La Tribune
Logiciel espion Pegasus : Macron et Philippe dans les cibles potentielles

Agence de Presse Reuters
Belgique : Le gouvernement fragilisé par la grève de la faim de sans-papiers

Agence de Presse Reuters
Paris affiche son soutien à Chypre après les dernières initiatives turques

France 24
Covid-19 en Tunisie : les cliniques privées au secours des hôpitaux publics ?

Agence France-Presse
Des pluies record dans la province du Henan, en Chine, font au moins 16 morts

Agence France-Presse
Inondations en Chine : 200.000 personnes évacuées, 12 morts à Zhengzhou

Agence de Presse Reuters
Hong Kong : La police arrête l'ancien rédacteur en chef de l'Apple Daily

Le Journal de Québec
Jeux de Tokyo : annulés au dernier moment?

Radio-Canada
Colombie : timide réforme de la police dans un pays en ébullition

Agence France-Presse
Le nouveau premier ministre haïtien promet l'ordre et des élections

International Commentary

E.J. Dionne Jr. | The Washington Post
Pelosi calls the GOP’s bluff on the Jan. 6 committee

Mélissa Fox-Muraton | La Tribune
Le pass sanitaire, un sérieux risque éthique ?

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