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EU has plans for less borderless Europe

A borderless continent where citizens travel freely, unfettered by customs or passport controls, has long been a key ambition of the European Union. On Wednesday, the project will likely take a step backward. Full story

Libyan mountain town facing starvation: residents

People in the Libyan rebel town of Yafran, besieged by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, are running out of food, drinking water and medical supplies, residents said on Monday. Full story

Libyan rebel: Shelling in Misrata kills 9

Nine civilians were killed Thursday in shelling of residential areas of Misrata as by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, who also overrun a rebel outpost on the Tunisian border. Full story

Raytheon 1Q profit falls on lower defense spending

Defense contractor Raytheon Co. said Thursday that its first-quarter net income fell 14 percent on lower sales from a U.S. Navy program and the cancellation of a border control program contract in the United Kingdom. Full story

U.S. wants Arizona suit over border security tossed

The Obama administration has asked a judge in Arizona to dismiss a lawsuit by the state that argues that the federal government has fallen down on the job securing the border with Mexico. Full story

German official criticizes Italy over migrants

A German state interior minister slams Italy over its newly stated policy of issuing visas to migrants from North Africa and threatens to reinstate border controls to keep them at bay. Full story

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