Sobeys to sell refugee chocolatier's bars and boxes nationwide

A chocolate company founded by a Syrian refugee family in Antigonish, N.S. will soon be selling its products nationwide through Sobeys.
After the Hadhad family’s Damascus chocolate factory was destroyed in a 2012 bombing, they fled to Lebanon where they spent three years in a refugee camp.
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Government 'will not pursue deportation' of former child refugee: Goodale

A former child refugee who pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer will no longer have to fight the federal government in court over his right to stay in Canada.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed in a tweet Tuesday that the government “will not pursue deportation” for Abdoul Abdi.
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Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams seeks mental health help

In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, members of Destiny's Child, from left, Kelly Rowland, Beyonce, and Michelle Williams, perform at Super Bowl XLVII, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

UKHIYA, Bangladesh -- The hill on which the young woman's shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under your feet. The threat of landslides is so dire that her neighbours have evacuated.
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The case against Russians indicted for U.S. election cyberattacks

Twelve Russian military intelligence officers are accused of hacking into the computers of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign and of attempting to penetrate voting systems across the U.S.
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Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in U.S. detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centres where they were taken.
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Canadian Space Commerce Association says it is ceasing operations

TORONTO -- An association aimed to promote Canadian companies involved in the space industry has declared itself insolvent and has ceased operations.
Michelle Mendes, executive director and president of the Canadian Space Commerce Association, says on its website that the move comes after significant consideration and exploring all options.
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Alberta appeals court ruling ordering province to pay $2M over beer subsidy

EDMONTON -- Alberta has served notice it will appeal a court ruling ordering the province to pay just over $2 million to two out-of-province breweries over a disputed beer subsidy.
The government filed the notice in Court of Queen's Bench on Monday.
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Missing boy's remains found along North Saskatchewan riverbank

MELFORT, Sask. - Police say they have found the remains of a little boy who disappeared in Prince Albert, Sask., in the spring.
Sweetgrass Kennedy was last seen on May 10 and Prince Albert police had said evidence suggested the four-year-old fell into the North Saskatchewan River.
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800 low-cost airline passengers stranded in Montreal for 4 days

Eight hundred airline passengers have been stranded in Montreal for the past four days after a low-cost airline cancelled a series of flights to Paris.
Spanish airline Level cancelled the first flight on Saturday.
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Trump's stunning Europe trip smashes presidential precedent

HELSINKI -- Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as U.S. President Donald Trump.
The president's tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the conventions of American leaders on the world stage.
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B.C. anti-gang agency to monitor Hells Angels anniversary party

NANAIMO, B.C. -- As many as 300 Hells Angels club members and other outlaw motorcycle gang members are expected to descend on Vancouver Island this weekend.
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C.
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