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    EU Puts Off Migrant Quotas, Hungary Toughens Up

    European leaders have agreed to relocate 40,000 migrants, but have not accepted proposed quotas for resettling another 120,000. Budapest, for one, is cracking down, giving police the authority to detain anyone who tries breaching Hungary’s Serbian border, where there’s likely to be a buildup of desperation soon. The stalled effort was greeted this morning by news that a migrant boat bound for Greece capsized in the Aegean Sea, killing 22. European leaders, meanwhile, won’t resume their talks until October, which bodes poorly for Jean-Claude Juncker’s pleas for “immediate action.”

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