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Italy Rescues 3,500 Migrants, Finds 18 Bodies at Sea

Italian authorities say they have rescued 3,500 migrants and found at least 18 bodies in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday. The number of migrants attempting to reach Italy from Libya and other parts of North Africa has surged as more people attempt to make the journey on calmer summer seas.  About 100,000 people have made the journey to Italy this year. European Union Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said she was appalled by the deaths of migrants.  She said the...

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