#1 — CNews | Open gate lets zoo visitors get too close to giant panda
TORONTO — For a brief moment on Sunday, only a metal chain-link fence separated Toronto Zoo visitors from a five-year-old male giant panda.
#2 — CTV | Quebec premier condemns Montreal pension protest, police apathy
MONTREAL — Premier Philippe Couillard has condemned a raucous pension reform protest at Montreal city hall and the perceived inaction of local police as it quickly degenerated.
#3 — Globe | Toronto police board hopes to name new chief in January
The Toronto Police Services board has officially begun its search for a new police chief, and hopes to announce a replacement for Chief Bill Blair by January of next year.
#4 — Postmedia | Canadian doctors want freedom to choose whether to help terminal patients die
Canada’s doctors say they should be free to choose whether to help terminally ill patients kill themselves if the federal ban outlawing euthanasia is overturned.
#5 — Sun | London man charged in townhouse explosion
LONDON – Families forced from their homes by an explosion in a drug lab are drawing comfort from charges against a London man, a community worker says.
#6 — BBC | Ebola crisis: Liberia orders curfew and quarantine
Liberia has imposed a night-time curfew and has quarantined an area of the capital Monrovia in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.
#7 — CNS | The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare
109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded “means-tested programs” — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.
#8 — Fox | ObamaCare tax not meeting revenue target because companies not paying, audit finds
An ObamaCare tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren’t paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.
#9 — DM | So much for summer
Bitter Arctic winds could plunge parts of Britain into the coldest spell of August weather for almost a century.
Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north – with two weeks of wet, windy and cold weather on the horizon.
There is even a chance of snow and sleet over the mountains of Scotland as it dips to near freezing overnight.
#10 — WT | Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes resume after negotiators walk out
A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas crumbled Tuesday, as the Palestinian militant group fired rockets into the Jewish state and Israeli officials responded with airstrikes on the Gaza Strip and by withdrawing its negotiators from talks in Cairo.