Rifts Emerge Over Who Will Lead EU Executive -- Update

May 27, 2014 7:55 PM

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BRUSSELS--Rifts emerged Tuesday among European Union leaders over who should become the next president of the European Commission, the bloc's powerful executive body.

Several key leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, came out in favor of Jean-Claude Juncker, the former Luxembourg prime minister.

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