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ROME | Italy claims EU faces turning point in migrant boat standoff

ROME (AP) — Spain stepped up Monday and offered to take in a rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants after Italy and Malta refused. The diplomatic standoff left the migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea and laid bare the brass-knuckled negotiating tactics of Italy’s new anti-immigrant government. The U.N. refugee agency, the European Union, … Continue reading ROME | Italy claims EU faces turning point in migrant boat standoff