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France, Germany push for deal to end migration row

BRUSSELS: The leaders of France and Germany said Sunday they were prepared to side-step anti-migrant EU members and do deals with individual countries on how to respond to a migrant influx that has caused deep splits in the bloc. The talks among 16 of the European Union's 28 leaders began after Italy's new populist government turned away another ship packed with migrants. The meeting, which began amid a flurry of mutual fingerpointing by France and Italy, is seen as crucial for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who…