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How Burkina Faso violence flared from insurgent raids to a domestic crisis A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: killing of Canadian mining executive highlights rising terrorism problem in Burkina Faso; from cabinet-shuffling to upheaval in a high-profile by-election race, it's b | 1 hour, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. State Department finds money to send diplomats back to work amid shutdown The State Department told all U.S. diplomats in Washington and at embassies abroad to return to work starting next week and that they will be paid despite the ongoing government shutdown. | 1 hour, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump postpones Pelosi's diplomatic trip over ongoing shutdown U.S. President Donald Trump is postponing what he's calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's "seven-day excursion" to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels in apparent payback for Pelosi asking him to reschedule his state of the union address because of the partial | 1 hour, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Death of Canadian in Burkina Faso highlights growing instability in Sahel region of West Africa The death of Canadian Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso has highlighted the growing instability in the Sahel region of West Africa, where Islamist militancy is rapidly on the rise. | 1 hour, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Prince Philip uninjured in car crash near royal estate Prince Philip was uninjured in a car crash on Thursday near the Royal Family's Sandringham Estate in eastern England, according to Buckingham Palace. | 2 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Michael Cohen says rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump A former lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump. | 5 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top Russian news host takes aim at Ukrainian Canadians Dmitry Kiselyov's Sunday-night TV program is one of the most influential sources of news in Russia. And last weekend, the Kremlin-friendly broadcaster focused his ire on Ukrainians living in Canada. | 5 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Travel precautions persist for Zika-hit areas The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say. | 11 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The feds promised meaningful health care changes, but they keep bowing to industry pressure A pattern is emerging: the government studies an issue for more than a year, finds a solution that will improve access to medicines and lower costs, then cancels any real change when industry objects. | 11 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Brexit warning to Canadians that manufacturing political division has economic consequences: Don Pittis Brexit offers an economic warning to Canadians trying to benefit by stoking anger and division. | 11 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend