Canadian warships to renew drug-trafficking operation in South and Central America

HMCS Saskatoon arrives in Esquimalt Harbour, B.C., sailing past Fisgard Lighthouse, in this undated DND handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / DND) HMCS Saskatoon arrives in Esquimalt Harbour, B.C., sailing past Fisgard Lighthouse, in this undated DND handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / DND)

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South Korea says North Korea test-fired another missile

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