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Ronnie Paul, Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) older brother, said recently that there's "no difference" between Rand and his father, Ron Paul, philosophically — just when it comes to "implementation."

Libertarian podcaster Israel Anderson asked Ronnie Paul if Rand and his father were the same, according to an audio recording highlighted by Buzzfeed News on Saturday.

Ronnie explained that the father and son have the same libertarian goal, but approach that goal differently.

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who is mulling a presidential run in 2016, on Monday morning criticized presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) views on foreign policy.

"He has a view of the world that I don't share. He said we shouldn't have any troops in Iraq. He agreed with Obama — that was a disaster," Graham said about Paul on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "Generally speaking, he's been more wrong than right. He has an isolationist view of the world that I don't share. And I like him, but he's his father's son."

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MILAN (AP) — Rescue crews searched Monday for survivors and bodies from what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest migrant tragedy ever as hundreds more migrants took to the sea undeterred and EU foreign ministers gathered for an emergency meeting to address the crisis.

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As the first black female mayor of Parma, Mo., took office last week, five of the town's six police officers resigned, Missouri television station KFVS reported.

The new mayor, Tyrus Byrd (pictured above on the right), was sworn in on Tuesday evening. Former Mayor Randall Ramsey told KFVS that in addition to the five police officers, the city's attorney, clerk and water treatment plant supervisor resigned due to "safety concerns."

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A bomb exploded Monday on a van carrying U.N. employees in northern Somalia, killing at least seven people and wounding several others, police and U.N. officials said. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.

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