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Italy: 29 African Migrants Die on Mediterranean Crossing

Italian authorities say at least 29 African migrants have died of hypothermia while crossing the Mediterranean in freezing weather and rough seas. The Italian coast guard says it found seven people dead when it answered a distress call from the migrants' boat off Libya late Sunday. It says 22 others died on a vessel that brought the migrants to the island of Lampedusa through waves as tall as nine meters high.   All 29 victims were men from sub-Saharan Africa. Another 76...

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