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celebrations and democratic republic of congo as an opposition candidate is named the country's long delayed and action. but also ahead crisis in the capital president. democrats and the government shutdown continues. to wreck to calm a venezuelan president. and the new technology that. loads all creepy. opposition candidates. has been declared the winner in the democratic republic of congo's presidential election that's according to provisional results announced by
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the national election commission. which is the key to the preferred candidate of going president a choice of kmita of the long awaited result as confirmed. paved the way for the country's first peaceful handover of power since independence from belgium in one thousand and sixty supporters have been celebrating on the streets of the capital kinshasa riot police have been deployed over concerns that the result may spark unrest how demitasse has more from kinshasa. had spoken and in his speech he called president joseph kabila the father of democracy he said he's going to be a prison for everyone in congo not just his supporters and he thanked the other candidates namely martin for you and emanuel to darya he's willing to work with them to build a better congo we also heard from martin for you he is the man according to opinion
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polls who was supposed to have won this election he says he feels that the election was stolen he's called on his supporters to defend the vote he has the option of going to court if you will which is what he feels now when a viable option he could maybe try to whip up some kind of fitzsimons among his supporters to try and see whether he can actually gain some traction or get people onto the streets to support him he also did he think that you the katie made some kind of deal with president kabila to make sure they feel the vote for you is a coalition candidate he had the backing of other big opposition leaders like moyes going to be who has not been allowed to come into the country to campaign he's effectively in exile and is thought that he have more the poured out of example katanga province and the because he has a lot more backing from the opposition leaders that's why you feel he generally won the election but according to make your commission the cave you won the election now you have the option to go to court the key thing of course now is how the
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porters react either going to listen to his call to be vigilant to rise up and defend the vote. is a spokesman for the advocacy group friends of the congo and he says the result marks the start of a new era. and you know it is quite a surprise anything should bury id science is a new beginning we still have to wait to see what will come out from people context the results and hope that the process is going to be much more cleaner than the electoral process so that we die end up in a situation that surprisingly because people don't feel represented in the result they just mean the release now it is quite a shock for everyone but it is a new beginning so let's wait to see what will happen we have any challenge and the final counts of the votes it is i understand as we are discussing new science
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formation it's coming real science as we look at it much closer will just we'll be able to decipher if those results are credible but as we discussed they're lection all rayna even with the result the fact that those chosen. candidates from the current regime can be allowed not to win is a small victory that accompanies people can claim for the past two years we've defeat and the numbers in the streets they were able to push the what is government to organize elections now with these results now people have to try to readjust and figure out is it really do we know or not what about those who didn't but vote and can the people at the end of this electoral process actually trust that there will be determinant factor are if people will heed to streets in demonstrations for their voice to be heard or that we use it as a new beginning for the r c folk a better life for many police that's not on to other news now near as president
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donald trump has walked out of a meeting with the democrats again refused to fund the border wall of mexico a standoff in the government and a possible shutdown for two and a half weeks now mike hanna has more from washington d.c. . the bill is passed. yes another spending bill is passed in the house significantly ake republicans break ranks and vote to the democrat majority but there's little possibility this legislation will go to the senate the republican leader there insistent he will not allow the passage of any bill that does not have the approval of the president who continues to insist he will veto any measure that does not include funding for the border wall you can never have more security or less you have a steel barrier a concrete floor or whatever you want but without it you will never have you can have the greatest challenge in the world you will never ever in a million years you will not have more secure care that the majority of federal
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employees who will not be paid this week would appear to disagree some being urged to speak out by democrats we are the faces behind this shutdown we are the real people who work in the bureau of prisons and the transportation security administration and other federal agencies today doing so without federal pay. democrat leaders went to the white house for another round of talks but the meeting ended in failure when the president abruptly walked out then sending out this tweet in reference to democrat leaders of senate and house just left a meeting with chuck and nancy a total waste of time he says i asked what's going to happen in thirty days if i quickly opened things up are you going to approve border security which includes a wall all steel beriah nancy said no i said bye bye nothing else works it's cold out here and at the temperature wasn't much warmer in the situation room again we saw a temper tantrum because he couldn't get his way and he just walked out of the meeting
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the vice president asserted of course the democrats were blocking reopening the government not president trump yes speaker pelosi that if he opened things up quickly if we reopen the government quickly would she be willing to agree to funding for a wall or a barrier on the southern border and when she said no the president said goodbye. earlier the president walked up to the hill for a meeting with the republican caucus and tonight there was any division within the party the democrats have lost support there is tremendous republican support unwavering as you probably know thank you very much but the republicans who wavered and voted with democrats in the house sent a different signal that the standoff is no longer one on purely partisan lines mike hanna al-jazeera washington. well meanwhile in mexico central americans hoping
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for asylum in the u.s. have been following the president's repeated calls for increased border security john heilemann reports from tijuana. that the central americans watching president trump speech from the scare us buddha the main reaction was indignation as he once again depicted them as perspective criminals oh yeah but it's you know in the sense that what he said is offensive to me because we're not all the same there are criminals everywhere he should give us an opportunity to cross the only thing we want is to work and support our families president trump hopes his message will help him get the funds for a good will which he says will stop them along with drugs and terrorists despite the fact that the last two overwhelmingly come through legal entry points if you want to improve border security right now start with places like where we're standing right now to the land ports of entry where all this commerce goes through we're more than eighty or ninety percent of almost all drugs go through where
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asylum seekers have to come and ask her asylum the legal way they're overwhelmed they have billions of dollars in the net infrastructure needs and they're understaffed by about fifteen percent or more there's a disaster here start there put money in the ports of entry and not the wall there russo already hopes to close in place on the border about a third of the mets car u.s. divide is covered by fencing mainly in urban areas where it's easier for people to dogs between cities and in the vast swathes of wilderness where it's harder for people to hide and survive patrols and surveillance he used after the speech the mexican government which president trump boasted would pay for the rule was determined not to get involved except to say this is the most that is why the end of. persuading the u.s. that the best way forward is the development of central american countries and mexico is a pretty. and jobs of the migration becomes optional and not obligatory as the
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debate goes on the caravan which helps stoke it has dwindled there are now only about seven hundred people in the main shelter and put in new caravan is gz leaving douras next week with the tension in rhetoric around this issue and surely rise even further john homan out zero point zero five as well as president is said to be sworn into office for a second six year term on thursday but many latin or latin american countries including brazil argentina and colombia say they want to recognize the leadership the country is in deep economic crisis and millions of venezuelans have fled to neighboring countries to raise a bomb has more from the capital caracas i people in one of the largest in latin america are desperate to sell anything to make ends meet. but those who are left here are the survivors because everybody's leaving we're not we're staying
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and trying to survive in any way we can. street vendors say the government is trying to stop them from making a living the government says the vendors charge too much and that it should be able to control their prices this is it and i meant that over the years this is difficult the government wants to ruin a small he wants to control the country and make it cheaper and the police are taking everything away from us but how do we eat how do we live i do we sustain our families shortages of food and medicines and hyperinflation have forced over three million people out of what was once considered latin america's richest nation nicola mode of against the second term in office with an ongoing economic crisis and mounting international pressure his critics say that he is really it illegitimate because the elections last year were filled with irregularities and fraud human rights groups are also questioning the government's methods of clinging to power human rights watch released
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a report documented cases of at least thirty two people with ties to the military who have been detained and tortured. brother is a surgeon who has been imprisoned for seven months he was in a relationship with a retired navy captain and was accused of treason. a mortal my brother was beaten so many times his hands that he uses to heal people were broken he still has no feeling in some of his fingers he has done nothing wrong his only mistake was to date a navy captain who the government says was in a plot. i was in a surgery in colombia when the government said he was buying equipment for the opposition on wednesday. lashed out at both the u.s. and then a group of other latin american countries who say he's really action was flawed and he's new time in office is illegitimate. a coup ordered by washington
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and the lima group is underway against the legitimate and constitutional government over which i preside the ball of aryan revolution has been getting prepared to confront and thwart any traitors who intend violence against venezuela but on the streets most people are more worried about surviving every day in a major economic crisis that analysts say will only get worse. still ahead on the prime minister was. the u.k. parliament starts debating tourism is braggs the day in with a make or break for lunch for next week and we'll tell you why prosecutors according for the alleged female victims of u.s. singer canning to come forward.
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howlers the rain started across afghanistan has disappeared now the next streak of may not bring very much with it there will be actions been further west's cross and event huge amount of rain is falling in lebanon for example bekaa valley and snow but the forecast is a good one on thursday the sun is the wind has stopped blowing the focus is actually further into mediterranean while our western turkey and this cloud down here are generate a shower or two but i think probably not very much you have got a return of the light has some snow in afghanistan that stretches beyond as well and it looked. for a day or so but there's a big gap of sunshine and again we go back to the coast mediterranean and it's still looking fine and it's warmed up seventeen bad route about ten in aleppo and beyond south of all this briefly there's a northerly breeze which tends to drop temperatures from kuwait down to the u.a.e. and that's the case here to the cloud passes so i don't think it'll generate any showers and we're left with twenty four hours
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a max and there are only eighteen in riyadh so bit of a chill regime and the wind is going to make it feel a little bit colder as well the big showers of late around way and zambia are less than they were but look at madagascar if you can. water an essential resource for all humankind across europe pressure to recognise water is a human right and put its management back into public hands is increasing i think that the european commission would be very very. would. anybody. ever to do something to invest a profit of. up to the last drop on al jazeera. it's
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good to have you with us on al-jazeera these are all top stories election officials in the democratic republic of congo have declared opposition leader feeling the went out of the country's presidential race authorities are bracing for possible protests and response to the results. u.s. president has poured down to the nation with the democrats after they again refused to fund a border war with mexico the standoff the saying the government shut down for two and a half weeks now venezuela's president said to be sworn into office for a second six year term on thursday. has warned he could take diplomatic measures against any latin american nation which doesn't recognize his leadership. now
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british prime minister trees a maze of bricks and david has suffered a second setback and as many days parliament has given her just three days to come up with new plans for the u.k.'s departure from the e.u. if her date is rejected by m.p.'s start a debate on the deal before voters next week lawrence lay reports from london. outside parliament's everyone's getting ready for what's supposed to be the end game. parliament will vote next week on whether to accept the deal thrashed out on the u.k. leaving the european union breck says a sub told the life out of the airwaves months and people are sick to death of it unfortunately though it doesn't look like the end is insights. inside the mother of parliaments the debate song where the u.k. should go are beginning again among the six hundred fifty m.p.'s at least five different groupings arguing for different outcomes and there is no sign it's all of any one shifting position so if her deal is defeated next week as i hope and expect
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it will will the prime minister do the right thing and let the people have a real say and call a general election. you. know we put it good deal on the table that protects jobs and security but i notice i notice. that we still don't know what brett's plan the right honorable gentleman . it's supposed to be decision time the european union's bored to death with all this yet is total gridlock as things stand at the moment parliament has decided that it doesn't want to leave the european union with no deal but apparently it doesn't like the prime minister's deal either nor can it present any sort of alternative strategy for what to do instead what it means is that if you ask any politician here or any of the journalists camped out here no one has the first clue
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what's going to happen next. it lends to the theory that ideas currently being ruled out may end up having to be accepted at the very least suspending the process of leaving everything is up in the end everything is implausible so when you have a series of implausible outcomes one thing that is currently implausible will necessarily become the reality so even though the general election party looks very unlikely that it could happen even those that the referendum looks unlikely that could happen i don't assert that is the most parts cool thing to do because the palm of his dead lot that makes sense to give about the people or do. the eyes to the right three hundred eight the debate itself was preceded by the government's yet again losing the vote this time demanding that the prime minister say within three days what her plan b. is if she loses her vote next week the oh you have it the guys have it gradually parliament is exerting control over a dysfunctional government the problem remains that parliament doesn't know what it
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wants only lawrence lee al-jazeera. the un special envoy for yemen says substantial progress is needed to advance peace efforts before new talks can begin can be held rather on ending the four year war addressing the security council. was cautiously optimistic that a true sickly last month of stock holding and diplomatic editor james bays has more from the united nations. the u.n. security council was told a fragile shaky cease fire continues to hold in her data almost a month after initial peace deal was signed in sweden there has been some violence including in her data city and in the southern districts of the government but this is remarkably limited compared to what we saw in the weeks before the stock of consultations and this relative calm i believe indicates the tangible benefit of the stock and agreement for the people of yemen and it also illustrates the
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commitment of both parties to make their agreements work. but special envoy martin griffiths seemed to be accentuating the positive in the public meeting when later it went into closed session the council heard from major general patrick kamut the dutch general who leads the u.n. monitoring mission in who data he's giving the security council weekly reports the latest says the un's body armor and armored vehicles have not been allowed into the country there are many no go areas and the team of received death threats according to the un's top humanitarian official the situation for ordinary human is remains dire millions of yemenis are looking to ask for assistance and protection and we need to see more and faster progress on all the humanitarian elements of your resolution to make any practical difference to their lives the u.n. special envoy said sweden is only the start of the next part achieving the last
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thing political agreement will be even harder a former u.s. ambassador to yemen laid out the challenges ahead what he got out of stockholm was in some sense of though hanging fruit in some instances in fact there was. an issues that had already been agreed like the prisoner exchange so as so what's going to come next is going to be much more of a trial and there is talk here of fresh talks on yemen to be held in either kuwait or jordan but so far the u.n. has not felt confident enough to name a date james out of the united nations sources have told al jazeera that turkey's prosecutor is working on a list of some of these suspects accused of murdering jamal kushal indicating that a child in absentia as likely to take place in the country was killed just a few days ago saudi arabia announced its own trial for eleven suspects are yet to
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name them. but the u.s. that same day questioned its credibility and the u.n. called for a trial with international involvement thursday marks one hundred days since the journalist's murder. a leading figure in egypt's twenty eleven revolution has been sentenced to fifteen years in prison following a retrial was also find three hundred forty five thousand dollars for inciting violence during protests that forced hosni mubarak out of office at his first trial than twenty fifteen the received a life sentence along with the two hundred and twenty nine others who were convicted in absentia. well for decades women and young girls have accused popular us singer kelly of sex abuse kenny was acquitted of child pornography charges in two thousand and eight but now a new documentary highlighting the stories office in the victims is drawing the attention of prosecutions john hendren reports from chicago.
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to me to movement might have finally caught up with one of the world's most legendary r. and b. singers. over. two decades rumors of swirled about r. kelly's entourage said to be made up in part of young women in under-age girls who would tend recording sessions held in this studio and at another in atlanta now prosecutors in both cities are asking for help the recent allegations against entertainer r. kelly and the recent lifetime dr who series are deeply deeply disturbing cook county prosecutor kym fox says she's been in contact with the chicago police department in families who say kelley abused their girls but she says she needs the victims to help pursue charges against the fifty two year old singer that enough was enough. to come forward there is nothing that can be done to investigate these allegations without the cooperation of both victims and witnesses we cannot seek
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justice without you the probes were spurred by a series of allegations compiled in a documentary called surviving r. kelly broadcast in the u.s. last week. as. the six part documentary explores the cult like following of r. kelly and allegations of physical sexual and emotional abuse of young women and underage girls by the singer in one thousand nine hundred ninety four his illegal marriage to then fifteen year old singer aaliyah was a note. that i can't. it's a theme kelly alludes to in his music. this is one of the studios where r. kelly is alleged to have held women in a sex cold his representatives say that any women who lived with him did so voluntarily he has denied allegations of abuse but he hasn't spoken out since the
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documentary came out on january third now prosecutors hope to get him to do just that under oath. protesters with a group called mute kelly gathered outside chicago studio on wednesday. i discussed it as a black woman fight for girls and said they returned to their parents some observers say there are reasons out league asians that go back decades have drawn little scrutiny until now. there are certainly some responsibility on his family is primarily. black folks. and so we weren't ok with it then he disappeared a long time ago. whether kelly is held responsible depends on whether the alleged victims prosecutors are seeking respond to their calls and what they have to say john hendren zero. now finally this provision facial recognition technology
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has made huge progress in recent advances on display at the annual consumer electronics show in las vegas a technology as a rapidly making its way into everyday life but as rob reynolds reports there are growing concerns about how could be used by raw cyber links face me you can learn a lot about you at a glance your mail piece that is the sixty five and you are surprised right now and like forty right now and i'm happy that the taiwan based company's advance facial recognition system will be deployed in stores so that retailers can target customers with products based on their emotional response to advertising become post different ads to the person and furthermore they can also recognize that you're happy or you're angry about this so you can take some actions from the system to change the air yeah like getting on your reaction yes exactly so it
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really calls this in the hansing the customer experience others might call it creepy rapid advances in facial recognition technology together with artificial intelligence are creating some concerns about privacy and the autonomy of the individual but there's a lot of opportunity for having the fish working systems be used in ways that personally i don't think would be appropriate that i think might be dystopian orwellian cyber link says it carefully protects its base data but in an era of ever more sophisticated hacking and unscrupulous corporate business practices facial recognition could be misused facial recognition is a technology which supercharges surveillance using artificial intelligence on the purely benign if somewhat bizarre side sony makes a robot puppy which upon recognizing its owner's face begins to hit them full on in digital adoration. but amazon which owns the popular smartphone linked video
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doorbell system ring has reportedly applied for a patent on a system to identify so-called suspicious characters that's raising obvious issues to do with racial profiling these are cameras that are trained on the public when that kind of technology is deployed in communities surveillance is going to have facts on people of color on political protesters on on on immigrants that are really harmful many technology executive say just like cars and trucks have to obey the rules of the road for everyone's safety technologies like a and facial recognition need regulations to prevent abuses but so far most countries including the u.s. rely on the tech industry to regulate itself rob riddles al jazeera las vegas.
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now down on the product and holiday headlines on al-jazeera opposition candidate felix tessa kerry has been declared the winner of democratic republic of congo's presidential election that's according to provisional results announced by the national election commission his supporters have been celebrating on the streets of the capital kinshasa if confirmed the result will pave the way for the country's first peaceful handover of power since independence from belgium and nine hundred sixty how to toss a has more from can shasta. we just had a building where mark and for you one of the opposition leaders is going to be he's going to get his take on this result like you said some people act like the catholic church expected him to win the election or he did not know what is their reaction going to be more crucially what is his reaction going to be easy going to get that result or is he going to challenge it in court which you have every right to do so if you think you can actually win it on the streets in some parts we being
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. the katie we're coming out on the streets were breaking exactly that is why some of them i actually surprised that he did win because they thought the ruling party would do everything it could to make sure they can do that emanuel she died when the election he didn't he was president has walked out of a meeting with the democrats after they again refused to fund a border war with mexico the standoff has seen the government in a partial shutdown for two and a half weeks now. venezuela's president is set to be sworn into office for a second six year term on thursday and has warned that he could take diplomatic measures against any latin american nation which doesn't recognize his leadership. russia's prime minister choice mazed breaks that david has suffered a second setback and as many days parliament has given her just three days to come up with new plans for the u.k.'s departure from the e.u. if the deal is rejected by m.p.'s next week
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a leading figure in egypt's two thousand and eleven revolution has been sentenced to fifteen years in prison following a retrial where the low was also find three hundred and forty five thousand dollars for inciting violence during protests that falls towards the mubarak out of office at his first trial and twenty fifteen oversee the life sentence along with two hundred twenty nine others convicted in absentia those are the headlines what this next.

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