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  1. EU Leaders Hold Summit on Migrant Crisis

    They need to stem the tide of death. EU leaders held an emergency meeting in Brussels today on the growing migrant crisis in the Mediterranean that has led to numerous boating accidents and 1,750 deaths already this year. They’ll be tripling funding for patrols and rescue operations, and make an attempt to destroy smuggling boats before they’re out to sea. They’re still struggling to agree on how to resettle migrants with legitimate claims to asylum, complicated by the U.K.’s refusal to take on any refugees.

    WSJ, LA Times

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