What We're Following This Afternoon

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A Small Dent in a Growing Crisis: EU ministers have approved a plan to distribute 120,000 migrants across the bloc’s member countries. The plan was opposed by the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary. EU leaders are expected to ratify the agreement on Wednesday. Update: More here.

A vote of confidence at BofA: Bank of America shareholders voted to let Brian Moynihan keep the jobs of chairman and CEO. The Wall Street Journal reports that Moynihan “has spent nearly six years trying to turn the bank around as it dealt with loan losses and low interest rates that dented profit and high litigation costs from the mortgage crisis.”

Chinese leader arrives: Xi Jinping has arrived in Seattle for the start of his U.S. visit and traffic in the city is terrible. He arrives in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. His full itinerary is here. In other traffic news: