Tag: tougher

  • After Navalny’s death, the West must get tougher with Putin – POLITICO

    After Navalny’s death, the West must get tougher with Putin – POLITICO

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    So, how did the world respond to this violation of a neighbor’s sovereignty? U.S. President Donald Trump made a congratulatory phone call, as did then European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. France and Germany avoided using the word “congratulate,” but wished Putin success in his next six years in office. And then, the world traveled to…

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  • Chicago aldermen to weigh tougher ethics rules without Johnson in lead

    Chicago aldermen to weigh tougher ethics rules without Johnson in lead

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    In the wake of former Ald. Edward Burke’s blockbuster racketeering conviction, his onetime colleagues on the Chicago City Council are faced with a choice: whether to hold themselves to tougher ethical standards. They’re largely weighing that decision without input from Mayor Brandon Johnson, who, unlike his predecessor, is taking a hands-off approach to anti-corruption reforms.…

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  • Title 42 migration restrictions have ended, but Biden’s new policy is tougher | US-Mexico border

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    As the Title 42 pandemic-era rule ended at midnight on Thursday, Alejandro Mayorkas, the secretary of homeland security and a former Cuban refugee, issued a stern warning to would-be migrants, saying: “People who arrive at the border without using a lawful pathway will be presumed ineligible for asylum.” In many ways, Mayorkas’s statement directly contradicted…

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