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tv   NEWSHOUR  Al Jazeera  October 12, 2017 2:00am-3:01am AST

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part of one kind of china's democracy experiment at this time on al-jazeera. al-jazeera. read ever your. well i'm richelle carey this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next
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sixty minutes. protests in kenya with deepening political uncertainty after opposition leader while it is withdrawal from the for the presidential election. spain gets catalans political leaders an ultimatum to declare their intentions on independence by next week. and the dispute over the arrest in turkey of a u.s. consulate employee senior politicians from both countries played down the rift between nato allies. and me and our stands accused in the united nations report of systemic torture rape and killing of her head and rakhine state. there have been protests in kenya and the defining deepening confusion over the repeat presidential election set down for october twenty sixth the latest crisis comes after the withdrawal of the main opposition candidate. he's demanding
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electoral reform he lost her a cannot and august election which was nullified by the supreme court due to irregularities minimal or has the latest from the capital nairobi. raila odinga supporters a bally needed any prompting to return to the streets. they're demonstrating against kenya's electoral commission which they believe won't conduct a free and fair rerun election. but supporters are divided on him dropping out of the race. which he lost was. the supreme court laid to rule that being irregularities in how the vote was counted and incumbent were. and should stand in new elections you cannot vote one election. i think of what i think are the best option but we are not but. because of the pressure so
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yeah out that they are not happy. police fired tear gas protesters as there. was. adamant. on any reforms. election. kenya's constitution is not clear on what happens once a candidate with force from everyone but parliament has now passed amendments to electoral laws that could allow kenyatta to be named the winner. twenty six and the president speeds i mean. then it's very easy to say that we'll have a president with. respect from. the electoral commission will decide what happens next but if any of his decisions can be contested in court kenya faces one of many possibilities including declaring incumbent president who are kenyatta as the only
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remaining candidates the winner of the rerun all holding elections and then declaring kenyatta the winner oh holding fresh elections within ninety days with new nominations for president. says he should be declared president ordering guys pushing for fresh elections in a pronouncement from b.c. will not be believable and the conduct of. both the conduct of the commission as it . has not been inspiring. whether it's a faltering economy or an ongoing political feud all kenyans are guaranteed at this point is uncertainty. al-jazeera nairobi. is a writer and political analyst in nairobi she says decisions leans the vote for a run up in the air. before nine a.m. today the law was on rayless side you don't just have to look at the constitution
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and elections act but can is elections actually governed by five different bodies of law and looking at all those things and together at least on paper by nine a.m. this morning the law was on his side what changed was the fact that we had another election petition filed by one of the candidates who conceded the august eighth election i could do a court and in that decision the high court basically said everybody gets to be on the ballot and we have again with the candidates that we had in june and august version of the elections or and that basically throws rayna's gabble into disarray into disarray because it's basically says. instead of what the previous regime said which is what one candidate pulls out of a rerun we have to go back to nominations now they're saying well we'll just do the same thing that we did in august all over again and it's not clear how the commission is going to move forward because these two pieces of law don't exactly read well together spain is given
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a cut alliance leader carlos put them out until monday to say whether or not he has declared independence if catalonia does press on with the session the spanish government says it will take away the region's political autonomy lawrence lee has more from madrid. madrid does not like being told what to do by the cattle lands for once parliament was united as the journalist speculated the cabinets agreed the spanish lion bit back against the cattle and demand that their independence will happen the prime minister said you say it out loud and we will take back your powers no dice no deal and you have until monday. you've held a cabinet meeting and we've decided the cattle government must confirm whether or not they have declared independence regardless of whether it's going to take effect or not this is a requirement necessary before any other measures can be taken by the government including invoking article one if you divide. so back it goes to barcelona madrid
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no society there is split some separatist wants a session now others are nervous half the population hates the whole idea how long should they wait we know there are very important governments and people around the world who are ready to assist in mediation we've got the group of the elders with coffee with a bank you move on with that one to two who are ready to exercise their mediation the only small detail which we are missing is that we have nobody on the other side of the table because i just said he was not accepting mediation. all the while europe looks on surely not another country fracturing itself there is no support at all in brussels for the catalan independence movements madrid knows that it is the side with the powerful friends. many people in madrid regard roy's statements his demand that catalonia clarify its position on independence as
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a shrewd one by putting the ball straight back in catalonia courts it potentially exposes divisions inside the independence movements that might buy madrid some time take the pressure out of the immediate situation but also leave the crisis open ended. where the protesters in barcelona go from here is a good question madrid would like nothing more than for them to turn on each other destroy their own movements that would rule out the need for mediation which madrid insists there is no place laurence li al jazeera which it so where can catalonia scoreless from here to the hall takes a look we don't know what he's going to say or when he's going to say it we haven't a hint of what the government's position might be from an interview with al-jazeera by a senior member of his coalition in which he basically says look what they're offering here is dialogue without preconditions they're talking about a framework for mediation that really doesn't have
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a lot of distance to travel because madrid has consistently said there's no place for mediation mr a hole in parliament reiterated that on wednesday afternoon there is however another avenue of talks which may have opened up that comes courtesy of the head of the socialist party the main opposition in madrid saying that he's reached an agreement with roy in the popular party to set up a commission in parliament to spend six months looking at constitutional reforms in the way that the regions are government but basically to give them more autonomy now this begins to look like a real enticement to the catalans to mr policeman in terms of saying there is a way for you to end up with a constitutional settlement with greater autonomy but the price for that will be to give up independence altogether and that is a price that may be too high for mr amount to pay. claymore head of the news hour including it has been more than a decade since liberia's civil war why some say they can't move on and it's home to
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africa's largest oil reserves so why is there massive fuel shortages in south sudan where in juba to find out and support fee for secretary-general jerome approaches the court of arbitration for sport to have its ten year ban from football lifted. with with. canada's prime minister justin trudeau has wrapped up his trip to washington d.c. a visit dominated by the future of the north american free trade agreement u.s. president donald trump suggested the tough talks to rework nafta could fail and then mexico might be dumped from the three kountry pact but mystic about the negotiations saying the meeting with trump went well the talks were held against the backdrop of another trade dispute over a hefty duties the u.s. a slap on canadian made airplanes alan fischer pasmore from washington d.c. . with the forefront of talks aimed at drawing up
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a new north american free trade agreement underway here in washington canadian prime minister justin to door came to meet with president donald trump the donald trump has been on the record since the moment he moved into the white house that he would like to see a new nothe agreement an agreement that has been in place for almost twenty five years and both canada and mexico see until this point has been walking relatively well but top wants to see a new modernized agreement and justin trudeau a says that is understandable in the circumstances but while donald trump says he may want to walk away justin trudeau believes there is the possibility that they can come up with a new deal and he says it's up to the politicians to convince people why it is such a good thing. part of getting these trade deals to move forward requires us to get support public support for these trade deals and demonstrating that we're hearing the concerns that people feel and responding to them i think helps significantly in
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making the case that trade can and will be good for all citizens before justin trudeau came here to the canadian embassy to address the media he was sitting in the oval office with donald trump at that point donald trump said whether or not there was a new deal really still is in the hands of the negotiator so it's possible we won't be able to make a deal and it's possible that we will we have a great personal relationship and we have a relationship now as as two countries i think they're just close as ever but we'll see if we can do the kind of changes that we need we have to protect our workers and in all fairness the prime minister wants to protect canada and his people also the three governments have set a time scale of the end of the year to come up with a new nafta agreement justin trudeau is still believes that possible but he will go from here in washington to mexico will meet with the president to discuss the progress in the talks and what to do if it can't be an agreement. writer now in washington d.c. he is out a serious political contributor and
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a public policy professor at george mason university bill always good to talk to you has has us president been actually clear about what it is he will wants reworked about nafta he said you know general things like protecting workers but has it really been clear beyond just talking about it on the campaign trail in generalities well a lot of people think a lot of business people think that this is all a pretext for getting out of the nafta deal i mean a relations between the united states and canada which are always assumed to be very close are probably at the poorest level they've been in our lifetime for many decades and it took donald trump to make that happen a lot of business leaders in the u.s. chamber of commerce normally a staunchly republican organization things that trump is trying to use these negotiations as a pretext to kill nuff to justin trudeau actually also met with the house ways and means committee you know trying to to make to get some progress on these
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negotiations how unusual is that for the leader of another country to meet with members of congress in that capacity. well it's not that unusual i mean israelis do or the world what these really prime minister actually spoke to the members of congress without even writing a great one that about him because. so it's not entirely unusual and here is sort of a strange situation because there is a civil war going on in the republican party between the president republican president donald trump and the republican establishment in congress the republican establishment is very close to business but this is a deal the nafta the idea of killing nafta is anathema to business it would create chaos in a lot of american industries farming and particularly automobiles and they are dead set against ending nafta and you know who supports ending nafta labor unions who are not normally allies of many republicans so many say that that there are a lot of differences between
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a lots of members in congress and and donald trump on this is that the reason that justin trudeau said i'm just going to take it straight to to congress to see if i can get some allies and they're on my side exactly because he's likely to find a lot of allies in congress including republicans who have become increasingly critical of president trump and republicans who are very close to business and have very good relationships and often get a lot of money from u.s. businesses and particularly the chamber of commerce bill who else how is this i say there are other countries that are paying attention to how this is going how this is playing out publicly the fact that you know donald trump may be looking to get out of an agreement that seems to benefit all parties for for twenty five years what are they getting out of that this country's what are they looking for. well they're looking for some evidence of the united states is committed that the trump administration is committed to upholding america's role in the world that we've always been a good trading partner
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a good security partner he doesn't seem to be interested in any of that person doesn't mean anything to him that is things that have happened in the past he's willing to overturn everything and the third partner in this mexico of course is in a lot of danger here because of its relationship with the united states if nafta ends that could be a very very bitter note between the united states and mexico which is where justin trudeau is headed next ok bill schneider live from washington thank you turkey's deputy prime minister says recent diplomatic tensions with the united states are overblown last week the u.s. embassy in ankara suspended faces services after eight local staff member was detained accused of links to last year's failed coup and response turkey stopped issuing visas from consular services in the u.s. the turkish deputy prime minister spoke tonight in washington d.c. you know i want to be very clear we don't want these dispute to last more than a second. we respond that you know
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likewise because two keys a proud nation we are a silver nation. you know we seeing that you know this decision has to be reversed that's got to diana's to reckon washington d.c. so diana what is the latest what is the status of basis with these two countries. well there still at a stalemate it's still a point where u.s. citizens can't travel to turkey and there and people in turkey who don't have a valid vsa can't come here and this was all prompted last week by the arrest of consulate employees who allegedly according to the turkish government had ties to this turkish businessman who they say was behind the attempted coup last year now some sick was here to sort of smooth over the waters he was here to emphasize the
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fact that not only has turkey had a very long political relationship with the united states but an economic one to seventeen one hundred u.s. companies do business in turkey there's about twenty billion dollars in by a lab or a bilateral trade between those two come countries every year so he says economically we both need each other also at the state same time turkey is looking to increase investment foreign investment in that country he said he thought that the u.s. reaction suspending those pieces was a kneejerk reaction he said that he thought that the u.s. should give turkey the benefit of the doubt and let the judicial process play out at the same time though today the u.s. ambassador to turkey john bass says his office still hasn't gotten a good explanation from ankara about why these employees this one employee and another one earlier in the year had been detained had been arrested and detained so
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dan what are we hearing from defense secretary u.s. defense secretary james madison's also trying to sort of keep everybody calm what is he said. i think so yeah i mean what they're what they're saying is that you know they they want they want to open up communications between these two countries they want to get this situation resolved it's a very important that they do there's a very important strategic base nato base in turkey that the u.s. is using in its fight. against i so and so it's important that this gets resolved the u.s. chamber of commerce today which hosted this event said u.s. businesses need to be able to travel to turkey and they were very upset about the way that this has been handled they want to see this resolved quickly within the next couple of weeks if possible ok diana step back live in washington d.c. diane thank you.
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the report has accused man maurice army of killings rape and torture of her head after interviewing survivors who have fled to bangladesh the military is also alleged to have torched homes and crops and rakhine state to stop or hensher from returning there are more from. and away says in a sea of misery. the school is teaching english to a hinge of refugees who fled mean military campaign before eleven year old say you know the conflict and the present. you know village reckon people came to our house to kill people and they burned houses so we can't stay there they were torturing a lot. united nations investigators are prevented from going to main mosque conflict zone so they came here to bangladesh in what is now the world's largest refugee camp more than half
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a million or hinge or have fled across the border from main mar to bangladesh since late august it was from them that the un heard testimonies of a military campaign of indiscriminate killing mass rape and the burning down of homes in yemen our security forces purposely to strides the property of the range of population scorched earth gatherings and entire villages not in the penn state media only to drive the population out in droves but also to prevent the fleeing range of victims from returning to their homes not only will hinge and not be allowed back to their homes but it won't belong to them anymore mean mars government announced last month that all birds land will become the property of the state al-jazeera has yet to hear back from authorities about their response to the un report they've previously denied u.n. claims that the military campaign against the right thing to amount to ethnic cleansing slightly that ignore and dismiss this report yarber mohamed al jazeera.
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international rescue committee has spent the past two weeks interviewing one hundred families at shelters in bangladesh. we heard terrible stories of violence that women and children had faced as they were awoken in the middle of the night and forced to run from their homes we heard that now that they are in bangladesh more than one third of the population have no access to a toilet which brings on huge public health risks and three quarters of the refugee population hungry and i having to cut down on the number of meals they eat today so as to make sure that there's an offshoot for their kids to eat it's a huge tosk to look off the number of people and while the government of bangladesh has been very welcoming the capacity on the ground of international national n.g.o.s and u.n. agencies isn't currently up to the tosk of keeping these people alive and safe the
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united nations has announced its top official in myanmar is leaving their position after nearly four years or not a low pacelli and will leave at the end of this month and take up another role at un headquarters critics accused her of not responding to the violence in rakhine state where half a million people have escaped from in the past six weeks at least thirty people have been killed and dozens injured in a russian air strike in syria the strike here near a river crossing in the jars or countryside killing about twenty people ten others were killed in our strikes near the iraqi border to the east of the city eisel says its fighters were behind an attack on the police headquarters in the syrian capital of damascus two people died and six others were injured when at least three suicide bombers tried to storm the building two of the attackers were killed by security forces another detonated his suicide vest awesome the whole bar has more from than talk in near the turkish syrian border. the attackers were planning to storm the
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headquarters of the police in the capital damascus what intercept to then there was an exchange of gunfire is what killed other blew himself up another person was killed in the area now there was a similar attack last week in the capital damascus talkative also a police station four suicide bombers were killed and eleven people were killed including police the capital damascus has been relatively calm over the last few months how well the latest attacks are indications that rebel factions or groups affiliated with ice so that they have to do this can still so that those fighters into the heart of the capital damascus and launch attacks against u.s. forces iraq's prime minister has formally declared victory over iceland the city of her wages he says in the fight now shifts to the border with syria where i saw holes its last stretch of land in iraq about he says he expects to be completely
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defeated in iraq by the end of the year the governments of iraq turkey and iran have join ranks and announce measures against iraq's kurdish regional government as follows last month's controversial referendum on kurdish secession from baghdad which an overwhelming number of voters supported it on binding vote was also backed by kurds in neighboring countries charles strafford imports from jock in northern iraq. these new recruits members of the armed wing of the iranian kurdish policy that's been demanding greater rights because in iran for more than seventy years. yet the democratic policy of iranian people. is banned in iran but the kurdish regional government of northern iraq has helped fund the party and allowed its members to train here since the one nine hundred ninety s. . it's fighters have served alongside the iraqi peshmerga helping the iraqi army
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and the international coalition in the battle against leisel its ultimate aim is the same as the iraqi kurds a future independent state. the p.k.i. claims it has thousands of fighters based in the mountains that border iran. as well as military training the recruits it's all what the policy say is unknown sectarian politics and state building and it fully supports the referendum that was held in the kurdish region of northern iraq on a future session. when i as a kurdish woman who lived as a member of iranian society feel the oppression of the iranian regime against us as kurds in iraq as a poet and as a cut have been oppressed twice by the iranian regime that's why i have joined this party i believe that through this party i will reach my goals there are at least five million kurds in iran and many of them came out on the streets in towns and cities across the border celebrating the referendum that was held here in northern iraq a referendum that the iraqi government and neighboring countries including iran say
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was illegal and risks further destabilizing this region these pictures uploaded on you tube are said to show some of those celebrations p.t. k.-i says according to social media reports iranian police arrested around three hundred people came out and supported the kurdish referendum in iraq. but kurds will not destabilize security in the region if the region's government suppression against the kurds that has created the instability when there is an independent kurdish region in iraq it will be a motive for other nations in other parts of the region like the kurds in iran turkey and syria more than ninety two percent of those who vote in the iraqi could be a friend of said yes to few chips a session from iraq. despite the threats from the government should baghdad and korea and iran these iranian could share the same dream. or
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a jack in the wrong al-jazeera is demanding the release of a move to saying who's been in prison in egypt for nearly ten months now he's accused of broadcasting false news to spread chaos which he and al jazeera strongly deny authorities have refused to allow him to be transferred for specialist treatment for a broken arm an injury he received while detained he was arrested in december while visiting his family officials in liberia say provisional will sell its results on the presidential election are expected on thursday it's thought a runoff is likely to be required there were twenty candidates running the leading candidate would need to secure fifty percent of the vote to avoid a second round president ellen johnson sirleaf africa's first female leader a stepping aside after nearly twelve years in office liberia's civil war ended nearly fifteen years ago but the scars have been slow to heal victims of violence a division still run deep this many come face to face with their attackers on the
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streets. travel to monrovia to meet some survivors who say they can't move on until justice is served. this is west point one of liberia's most densely populated areas home to a number of former fighters but also who to some of the victims of the country's civil war. i don't moved here after he lost his mother brother business and when the war is still see some of those he says killed members as timely on the streets he's trying to put the past behind him but it hasn't been easy. for me because she. said. when i think for long.
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but was opened in the war and later by rebels find that difficult to do. because most people are the water. now a father himself victims why deny closure the government effort to help both victims and aggressors find closure to the horrors of the civil war was abundant almost immediately started it's been fourteen years since the end of the civil war experts believe that with so many involved the country will still have to deal with the consequences one day. the government agree could have been done i'm not saying that we didn't do anything we've got a reconciliation but there are still some cost and. if we are pushed a little bit and it may be differently we were some of the results for we still
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have some. issues with issues about some communities still. amongst themselves. and the issues that victims would like to see there. rather than later for instance many of those by the will still not be able to reach of. comedy. still ahead on al-jazeera reduced to ashes all that's left from many of the dictums of this latest round of wildfires in california. and in sports the united states missing out on the two thousand and eighteen world cup in russia more ahead with your. welcome back let's look at the weather across the americas now north america so in
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across eastern areas temperatures much of this should be at this time of the year fine across much of the sunshine in dallas now we've lost this area of high pressure across the great basin which is pushing the santa ana winds in across more western parts of southern california and that sort of driven those wildfires so hopefully the winds in the situation will improve for the firefighters to tackle those blazes no snow further north into the rockies i mean well at that stage across eastern areas weather conditions jerry not to have wanted to show his promise washington picking up the miami florida certainly but again dallas looking dry and fine so let's head down into the caribbean the chance of some lengthy spells of rain across western parts of cuba maybe the bahamas too otherwise usual scattering of showers across the islands because up through the isthmus we still got some fairly heavy rain extending all the way up into mexico and indeed we've seen some really big storms affecting parts of mexico over the last day or so and that is expected to continue as we head on through into friday further towards the
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south into south america we've still got a frontal system which effects in the far south of brazil for the southeast but to be dry and when it's aries and it should be a fine day in santiago chile highs of sixty. and age old part of spanish culture you know what i can't stop thinking about to the bullies in my life others about barack sport and a symbol of central government language we shouldn't carry on something the goes against the morals of couple long she saw it as a from the catalan nationalist perspective the believe the present kind of culture and catalonia must fight at this time on al-jazeera wild. in a world where a journalism as an industry is changing. fortunate to be able to continue to expand to continue to have that passenger drive and present the stories in
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a way that is important to our viewers. everyone has a story worth hearing. and cover those that are often ignored we don't weigh our coverage towards one particular region or continent that's why i joined al-jazeera . you're watching al jazeera let's recap the top stories this hour police in the kenyan capital used tear gas to disperse opposition protesters calling for changes to the electoral commission confusion is mounting over this month's repeat presidential vote the opposition candidate violent into will be on the ballot
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despite his with raul on tuesday. spain's prime minister has given catalans leader charles puts them on until monday to say whether he's declared independence the spanish government says it will take away the region's political autonomy if it presses ahead with secession. as president donald trump past suggested talks on the three country north american trade deal could fail that's after a visit by the canadian prime minister justin trudeau is optimistic about the negotiations and says the meeting with trump went well. at least twenty one people have been killed and hundreds are missing and wildfires in the u.s. state of california thousands of firefighters are battling twenty two fires in the northern part of the state and there are concerns that several of those fires could merge into one huge front more than thirty five hundred homes and businesses have been destroyed many of them in california's wine country jacob borders lie than windsor california so jacob you're on the evacuation line there are people waiting
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to see you know what's going to happen to my home when can i go back what's it like there. you know richelle it's a really tense scene here you know on the one hand you you look out across the line fields the great fields i'm seeing here and it's a beautiful afternoon california but the tension among people waiting here to try to find out if they're going to be able to get back to their homes up in these hills is just very very strong we spoke to someone who discovered that their home hand survived someone who escaped burning mobile home park in a town just near here and his comments showed just how haunted people are by their close calls. and when i was driving in out. there was one mobile home that was totally engulfed in flames and i saw that and i saw the glow i saw you know i knew and the wind was just howling and so i knew this is it i'm going to get out. you know richelle it's those kinds of commas that make you
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realize just how capricious how random the fire is one house will be left standing among ten that burned down and so the feeling here really is one of disaster could strike any of these people's homes at any time jake are we hearing anything about any containment at all you know there is some sense at this point a few sort of guesses have been made about single digit percentages the idea that some of these fires might be two percent contained three percent contained but that's not the kind of thing you can make a plan on and unfortunately the wind as you can perhaps see around me is beginning to pick back up again the forecast calls for heavier winds tonight and then into tomorrow very heavy winds and that's exactly what firefighters do not want already we have eight thousand firefighters battling blazes like in the hills behind me here and there's really no sense when this could end people are trying to dig in and get ready for what will probably be a very long fight against these flames ok for live for us and when's our california
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thank you. president is denying allegations he wants to dramatically increase the size of america's nuclear weapons arsenal but he has acknowledged there are key nuclear policy differences between him and top republicans in his cabinet and in congress white house correspondent kimberly hocket reports on a heavy vocal at an oval office meeting with canada's prime minister u.s. president donald trump her hit back at reports he wants to increase u.s. nuclear capabilities to ten times its present size though its use fake news by n.b.c. which gives a lot of fake news lately and it's frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write the us president has repeatedly voiced his frustration with the media and almost as frequently an apparent willingness to exercise military might against north korea's missile threat. so
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a desire to increase america's nuclear arsenal wouldn't be surprising but for some like republican senator bob corker trump's words are concerning. trump is ridiculed corker openly for his statements exposing an escalating rift between the president some republicans in congress and even members of his own cabinet. one of those said to be out of step in favoring diplomacy over force with north korea secretary of state rex tillerson who has again seen his efforts undermined i think i have a little bit. different attitude on north korea than other people might have. and i listen to everybody but ultimately my attitude is the one that matters is that such in-fighting carried out in public which could involve cabinet discussions
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over nuclear weapons may put the president's policy. goals in peril presidents the only main power they have is to persuade. and once you become that person who is putting yourself in between people on fights as opposed to bring them together it's much more difficult to go and ask for something and get something done this latest white house rift comes at a particularly bad time on another of america's nuclear fronts the president has until the end of the week to recertify iran's compliance with the terms of the twenty fifteen agreement to limit iran's nuclear program or pull out of the deal kimberly helped get al-jazeera washington the libyan coast guard has rescued seventy five my current stranded on a rubber boat miles off the coast one thousand women and four children were among the survivors they were brought to a center in tripoli the near balad a nearby town that is considered one of the largest human trafficking points on the
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mediterranean coast where japan's largest steelmakers has lost more than a third of its stock market value after admitting it falsified product data the scandal surrounding coby steel is sparking quality control concerns and car train an aircraft industries from tokyo lawrence li reports made in japan and now these brands share one more thing in common their customers of kobe steel the company has admitted employees fabricated data about product quality to meet customers specifications the government says it's following the case closely and although this was an agreement between private entities we think that kobe still is misconduct was something that has shaken the foundation of business transactions over the ministry's taking the situation very seriously. kobe steel says two hundred customers in japan and worldwide including manufacturers of trains
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and planes have received falsely certified materials customers are checking whether they used substandard products and whether there are safety issues or not and yet more revelations mean the scandal could be wider than initially thought kobe steel at mit's that the fabricated data affected not only copper and aluminum products but also ion powder which is mainly used in making automobile components kobe also admits that it's launched an investigation into a subsidiary company which is reported to have shipped material used for making semiconductors to customers without inspecting them the kobe scandal is the latest to hit corporate japan faulty abbots made by takata problems at the largest safety recall in history of the auto industry in june a japanese company has filed for bankruptcy misandry called one point two million vehicles last week off to admitting unqualified stuff carried out factory inspections. the scandals are seen by many as
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a further blow to japan's reputation for quality manufacturing that reputation has allowed japanese companies to charge higher prices compact to cheaper compasses such as china not all analysts think the scandal is a disaster for japanese brands japan tends to have a lot of over spec right you know they really if you want to have the las three percent of perfection you have to go to a japanese company because they're the only ones doing that while everybody else you know whether it's korea whether it's germany whether it's india you know operates on a minimum viable standard kobe still said the misconduct involved dozens of employees in as many as four factories and possibly going back ten years the full financial impact is still not known but it could be huge if customers request replacements the company's share price has already taken a beating on the stock market florence louis al-jazeera tokyo south sudan is hosting its first ever international oil conference but president salva care has
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been a no show the country's going for a fuel crisis despite having billions of oil barrels and reserves but no functioning power grid petrol is being sold on the black market at a cost many cannot afford her morgan reports in the capital juba. this may not seem the best way to prepare for exams but now i think peter says it's the only way her brothers them study she says fuel is too expensive for her family. because there's no power in the house so we use candles we can't pay for the fuel that is used to run the generator in our neighborhood fuel is expensive and comes from the black market it's cheaper to get candles be used but for a day south sudan has the largest oil reserve in africa according to experts but it has no means of processing its own oil instead it relies on its neighbor sudan to do so but two years of war and low oil prices last here has damaged the economy this has resulted in hard currency crisis making it hard for traders to bring in
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fuel most suppliers now prefer just of private sectors leaving many stations in the country empty despite the shortage of fuel at metro station you can find info on the streets of recycled water bottles but at a price eight dollars a gallon about four meters that's nearly ten times more than the official price of seventeen cents at petco face. there are government subsidies on imported fuel but because the black market is more profitable subsidies along with other issues are contributing to the country shortage future to just it's because. they're subsidizing his expression you know the fuel is being subsidize. that is one issue that we are facing. every three months i get them said to me. smuggling fuel part of the country and there are people who are actually taking the fuel to the black market so that they make more money and this is the work of the police and the national security to address it so that they stopped not it's those who are
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actually doing illegal activities by trading with your lawmakers have recently proposed lifting the fuel subsidies but some analysts say if the government does this the short term impact will be damaging could have an impact on low income. of them lose because it runs for ability it's got it all good though it is the movie but it has to be because the viewer isn't going to move. out of the subsidy at least keeps the dough and or money collude the food items and other essentials of blood as it was so increases in prices now think knows she can't afford the cost a few but she hopes it doesn't soon extend to do one thing that lights her home at night and force her and her family to live in darkness he will morgan al-jazeera juba still ahead and sports hitting them where it hurts more than one hundred former ice hockey players prepare to sue the n.h.l. over the long term effects of head injuries peter as
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a details and sport. thank
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. you a. man is one of france's most famous artists best known for his paintings of polynesian women has a sting to style also influenced a younger generation of artists including because so imitate the subject of a major exhibition opening in paris but as the reports aspects of his time in the south pacific are still considered taboo by many in france poor gauguin's struggled fought to stick recognition all his life the frenchwoman's bold use of color and
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abstract depictions of reality shocked nineteenth century out lovers but today he's considered a trailblazer a new exhibition in paris is prestigious group l.a. celebrates one of the world's most famous post-impressionist. his aren't totally surprised it was like nothing else at the time it was without concessions it was wild in fact he often called himself wild it really shocked people some people supported him but it wasn't until the start of the twentieth century that people realized he was such a revolutionary gauguin was fascinated with tribal alten other cultures when success in europe eluded him he left for france is called unease in the south pacific it's a period that has come to define him but not without controversy the paintings created by go into e.t. are some of his most popular he was opus and captivated by the people and the
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colors but some critics say that this period of his life has become so very mountain sized and fronts the perhaps it ignores some uncomfortable realities. tahiti was under french colonial rule and the artist enjoyed many of the system's privileges he married a thirteen year old girl and had numerous lovers of a similar age but these aspects of gauguin's life are rarely discussed in france. a new film about his time in thai he has been attacked by those who say to avoid some hard truths. professor starr's x. written extensively about gauguin he says criticizing french culture and the colonial past is simply to hear the history of colonization is still very touchy issue in france much more than in. the us for many people in the head you go guys nothing. drunkard who basically looted.
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pretty nation and the haitian culture and art to make a living how gauguin chose to live it is unlikely to matter to the millions of people who enjoys art but others may find it enriching to have a clearer picture of the man behind the paintings natasha butler al jazeera paris. for sport now appear thank you so much the united states will miss out on the first feed for world cup since nineteen eighty six after a two one defeat to trinidad and tobago put paid to their hopes of qualifying. only needed a draw in their last qualifying game but they were beaten two one by trinidad and tobago are the results also went against them and so as a result they will not be in russia in twenty eighteen football is not one of the major sports in the united states and their presence at the world cup is deemed very important for the game to grow their guardian u.s. deputy sports editor brian armin graham says the failure to qualify for russia might force the administrators to come up with
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a new strategy. you know the. only people here is the near the end of it is really needed or the right balance being played mostly but. you know why did. the result is very. similar to a place. and hopefully if there is a figure out of it in the wrong days and it. will be able to turn around and repetition is going to. of the thirty two teams that will compete in russia next year twenty three already are confirmed we'll begin in east asia and show you who they are south korea and japan as we move on to wards the middle east and show you who has qualified from that part of the world saudi arabia and iran up north you can see russia obviously qualifying as the host nation let's move on to europe nine countries have made it already iceland england belgium
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poland germany serbia spain france and portugal and obviously russia counts as a european team over in africa two teams have already qualified nigeria and egypt two are at a world cup or will be at the world cup for the first time since one thousand nine hundred ninety over in north america it's mexico costa rica and panama and if we go to south america you'll see that brazil the five time world champs of qualified as well as colombia europe why and argentina the remaining nine spots will be decided next month now former fever secretary general jerome valcke who is currently serving a ten year ban from football continues to plead he's innocence valka was handed a decade long ban for his alleged role in black market take it sells during the twenty fourteen world cup in brazil valka has approached the court of arbitration for sport in laws and switzerland in the hope of having his ban lifted now democrats are trying to demonstrate that they never acted against interests have
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always done my job in the best possible way in preserving futures interests and they don't understand even if in a divorce one passes from love to hate i don't understand that hades. more than one hundred former professional ice hockey players are preparing to sue the national hockey league there accusing the n.h.l. of negligence and concealing scientific evidence of long term damage caused by head injuries to players it's a topic that is currently being researched in toronto daniel lak reports. fast furious and intricate ice hockey mixes speed intense physical contact it's also a sport that's hard on those who play it fans love them but frequent body checks even fist fights cause dangerous injuries especially to the head when you put a harness around your back former player scott thornton is retired but after at least sixteen concussions he's worried about long term brain trauma he says he's feeling some effects i can be looking at
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a photo of teammates i played with ten years ago and can't remember some of their names in the photo and i played five years of these guys you know a lot of guys are way worse than me so i can kind of live with the say that i mean dozens of former players are taking part in a study looking for links between the concussions they suffered and degenerative brain function some n.h.l. players who died in recent years were found to have physical brain deterioration similar to all simers disease many of their former teammates are worried they could be next it's an issue it's a real issue but it needs to be put in perspective in terms of the the general incidence which is unknown the general incidence of dementia in our genitives sees it we're only beginning to learn. the current lawsuit claims the n.h.l. knew about the potential for brain damage from concussions but concealed it players were encouraged to return to the game too soon after head injuries the league denies this and says it has rigorous concussion protocols but the settlement in two
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thousand and thirteen of a similar suit by national football league players in the u.s. has set a precedent legal experts are warning that the n.h.l. is taking a risk by refusing to settle. if we look to the n.f.l. and their settlement that was a billion dollars and the n.f.l. can afford a billion dollars and they have the n.h.l. cannot you know in the grand scheme of things that could be a serious hit to the league it could even you know in some cases destroy what the league is facing now is a class action lawsuit thousands of ex players could be eligible for compensation should their legal arguments prevail the judge in the case once it settled or decided later this year is possible at arenas across north america a new n.h.l. season has begun but amid the excitement and anticipation of fans the possibility that a court ruling could have a devastating impact on the game daniel lack al-jazeera toronto it was a night of mixed emotions for the vegas golden knights as they made their home
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n.h.l. debut. they clashed with the arizona coyote's they honored those affected by the mass shooting that killed fifty nine people in the city on the ice the team had plenty to celebrate with a five to victory they are now three wins from three in their first n.h.l. season. roger federer has made a winning return to action at the shanghai mosque this playing his first true match since losing in the quarter finals of the us open last month the swiss was made to work hard by diego shelton but the world number two managed to come through with a seven six six four victory and advance to the third round. last month's u.s. open champion and world number one rafael nadal was also victorious in shanghai the spaniard dropped just three games to gerrard donaldson in less than an hour. and fifteen dhoni team has been knocked out of that sort of advice of invicta three despite sitting forty seven places below the austrian to which he managed to pull off a three set victory six three three six seven six that puts him in the third round
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and sixty to go the myth of to save three match points against ryan harrison but the bulgarian survived to stay in the hunt for one of the five remaining spots of next month's a.t.p. world tour finals in london. and that is all the sport for me back to you richelle here thank you very much and thank you for joining me for this news hour i'll be back on the other side of the break but more the day's news skipper.
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the streets is quiet the signal is given. out yet so it's safe to walk to school last year there are more than thirty meters in this community in one month the police say this area is a result one of several in some townships and children sometimes a court in the crossfire when rival gangs fight so parents and grandparents have started what they call a walking bust to try to take the violence i lost my family to king wayland go i also lost my but there are more than one hundred fifty volunteers working for several walking busses teachers say it is working class attendance has improved the
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volunteers also act as security guards in recent years the sawhill of north africa has witnessed the so-called war on terror. but is this official narrative. masking a larger battle. a battle for the earth's natural resources. shadow war in the sahara at this time. how much is iraq. and kenya over deepening what a call uncertainty after an opposition leader withdraws from the park eight presidential election.


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