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    EU Leaders Set to Green-Light Controversial Quotas

    Play nice or else. That was the message for European nations opposed to accepting their share of the migrants who are flooding the Continent at a rate of 6,000 a day. Yesterday ministers voted — notably by majority, not unanimity — in favor of quotas for dealing with the influx, and today leaders will hold an emergency summit to focus on stronger borders and relief efforts. Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic voted against the plan, but are expected to do as they’re told in order to avoid financial penalties.

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