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In setback for U.K., EU endorses Juncker as leader

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 3:16 a.m.

BRUSSELS -- European Union leaders on Friday picked former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the bloc's new chief executive despite Britain's outspoken opposition, further alienating the U.K. from its continental partners.

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