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  1. Article: Angelina Jolie Visits Syrian Refugees in Iraq: 'People Here Have Lost Everything'
    Citizenship

    Angelina Jolie Visits Syrian Refugees in Iraq: 'People Here Have Lost Everything'

    June 18, 2018

    "This is the worst devastation I have seen in all my years working with UNHCR." Read more

  2. Article: The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain
    Environment

    The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    The reign of plastic straws appears to be nearing an end. Read more

  3. Article: Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows
    Finance & Innovation

    Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 18, 2018

    Overall, 17% of children aged 17 and under live in low-income households. Read more

  4. Feature: Here's What Happens When You Recycle Your Old Cellphone
    FeatureEnvironment

    Here's What Happens When You Recycle Your Old Cellphone

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    Your old cellphone might be pounded into dust — or it might be polluting some river. Read more

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