Denmark ethics council calls for tax on red meat to fight ethical problem of climate change | Europe | News | The Independent

The Danish Council of Ethics recommended an initial tax on beef, with a view to extending the regulation to all red meats in future. It said that in the long term, the tax should apply to all foods at varying levels depending on climate impact.The council voted in favour of the measures by an overwhelming majority, and the proposal will now be put forward for consideration by the government.

Source: Denmark ethics council calls for tax on red meat to fight ethical problem of climate change | Europe | News | The Independent

Cartels Help Terrorists in Mexico Get to U.S. to Explore Targets; ISIS Militant Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir Among Them – Judicial Watch

Mexican drug traffickers help Islamic terrorists stationed in Mexico cross into the United States to explore targets for future attacks, according to information forwarded to Judicial Watch by a high-ranking Homeland Security official in a border state. Among the jihadists that travel back and forth through the porous southern border is a Kuwaiti named Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir, an ISIS operative who lives in the Mexican state of Chihuahua not far from El Paso, Texas. Khabir trained hundreds of Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen and has lived in Mexico for more than a year, according to information provided by JW’s government source.

Source: Cartels Help Terrorists in Mexico Get to U.S. to Explore Targets; ISIS Militant Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir Among Them – Judicial Watch

McAuliffe restores voting rights for 206K ex-felons; GOP calls it move to boost Clinton – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia Politics

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Friday restoring the voting rights of 206,000 ex-felons, a sweeping action the governor said was aimed largely at rectifying Virginia’s “long and sad history” of suppressing African-American voting power.

Source: McAuliffe restores voting rights for 206K ex-felons; GOP calls it move to boost Clinton – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia Politics

Venezuela energy crisis: President tells women to stop using hairdryers and go with natural style to save electricity | Americas | News | The Independent

The President of Venezuela has urged women to stop using hairdryers and offered alternative styling tips as the country’s energy crisis continues.Nicolas Maduro has announced a decree giving state employees Fridays off for two months as part of measures to offset a crippling electricity shortage.He urged his compatriots to increase other efforts to save power, including cutting appliance use and raising the temperature on air conditioning units.

Source: Venezuela energy crisis: President tells women to stop using hairdryers and go with natural style to save electricity | Americas | News | The Independent

Mexico tortures migrants – and citizens – in effort to slow Central American surge | World news | The Guardian

Alberto, 18, was taken into a separate room by four agents who told him that unless he signed documents admitting he was Guatemalan, would die there.“One pushed me, another was kicking my leg, and a third who was very fat gave me an electric shock here, on the back of my right hand,” Alberto told the Guardian through a translator.“I really thought I was going to die, so I signed lots of sheets of paper – but I can’t read or write so I didn’t know what I was signing.”The three siblings were held for eight days before a lawyer from an activist group filed a legal complaint and eventually secured their release.

Source: Mexico tortures migrants – and citizens – in effort to slow Central American surge | World news | The Guardian