German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European ... more 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks out from behind raindrops on her car window as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. The prospect of failure hangs over a European Union leaders’ summit intended to lay out the 27-country bloc’s long-term spending plans. While heavyweights like Britain and France are pulling in opposite directions, smaller members are threatening to veto a deal to make themselves heard. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Geert Vanden Wijngaert
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