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Italy Rescues More Than 900 Migrants at Sea

More than 900 migrants were rescued in one day from three overcrowded boats en route to Europe from North Africa, an Italian coast guard official said on Thursday. One body was recovered. All the rescues were carried out on Wednesday, the official said, with no details about the one death or the migrants' nationalities. No boats had yet been spotted on Thursday as sea conditions worsened, he said. With Libya engulfed in strife, people smugglers are increasingly free to pack...

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