The European Parliament has voted to suspend Turkey’s EU membership talks because of the Turkish government’s crackdown since a coup attempt in July.
The MEPs’ non-binding vote has already been dismissed as “worthless” by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Euro MPs vote to freeze Turkey EU membership talks
Mayor de Blasio on Friday demanded the resignation of a Board of Elections commissioner who said in an undercover video that the city’s municipal ID program is contributing to voter fraud at the polls.
“That’s crazy and what he said was entirely inappropriate and unfair and absolutely the reverse of what someone should be saying on the Board of Elections. He should really step down,” de Blasio said Friday on WNYC, referring to Manhattan Democratic Commissioner Alan Schulkin.
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Time For Truth: (New York Post) – De Blasio demands resignation of elections official who blasted ID program
A new report from the national commissioner of police in Denmark states organized migrant criminal gangs have become more numerous, more specialized and pose a greater threat than ever before.
A large police operation in February of 2015 in the region of Zealand and Lolland-Falster in Denmark led to the search of over 60 addresses by over 400 officers. the raid revealed the largest smuggling ring in the history of the country and consisted primarily of foreign migrants.
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Time For Truth: (Breitbart) – Denmark: Foreign Crime Doubles In Six Years
Sweden’s border controls will be extended by a period of three months until February 11th, 2017, the Swedish government has confirmed.
The decision was taken following an extraordinary cabinet meeting, and comes after the European Commission decided that countries in the passport-free Schengen zone should be allowed to extend their temporary controls for a maximum of three months under exceptional circumstances.
The debate over whether sugary beverages should be heavily taxed is scheduled to be taken up by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in Chicago.
Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a tax designed to raise revenue, but it’s being promoted as a way to reduce soda consumption and in turn improve public health.