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European Parliament Votes to Halt Talks on Turkey’s Membership in EU

(GPA) Strasbourg – The European Parliament held a symbolic vote on Thursday that called to freeze the process of accession of Turkey in to the European Union (EU). The vote is not binding but may be a good survey of EU member states’ feelings on continuing the negotiations.   Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from all […]

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Trump Team Says They Will Not Pursue Charges Against Clinton

(GPA) Washington D.C. – In an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning, top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said the Trump administration would not be pursuing charges against Hillary Clinton. After over a year of Trump supporters chanting “lock her up” in reference to Clinton and Trump saying in the final presidential debate that if […]

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Michigan Court Calls Federal Water Delivery to Flint “Unnecessary”

(GPA) Flint, Michigan – The administration of Michigan governor Rick Snyder argued against federal delivery of bottled water saying it is “unnecessary.” With many people in Flint still without functioning water purification systems and lacking reasonable rations of bottled water, a state court is fighting a ruling by the federal government to deliver four cases […]

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Erdogan Looks to Change Constitution and Grant Himself Power Until 2029

(GPA) Ankara – After regaining several seats in parliament lost during the last election, Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) looks to change Turkey’s constitution. The AKP won a majority in last weeks parliamentary elections in Turkey but is still just 13 seats shy of the 330 votes needed to call for a constitutional referendum. […]