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7 Syrian refugee children die in Canadian house fire

Feb. 19, 2019 4:49 PM EST

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Seven children, all members of a Syrian refugee family, died early Tuesday in a fast-moving house fire described as Nova Scotia's deadliest blaze in recent memory. The father, Ebraheim Barho, was reported fighting for his life after apparently trying in vain to save his...