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EU leaders at odds over top jobs

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EU leaders went into a summit Wednesday struggling to agree a package of top jobs as the deepening crisis in Ukraine put the spotlight on who will lead its high-profile foreign affairs arm. 

Newly elected President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker attends a press conference on July 15, 2014, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Originally set to start at 1600 GMT, the summit was put back to 1800 GMT as early efforts to work out a deal faltered. "We need more consultations," one diplomat said.

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