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hello. this is bbc world news with me david eades. our top stories. u.s. ambassador to kiev says russian troops are involved in the fighting in southeast ukraine. francisco's president hollande speaks out working with syria's president in the fight against islamic state militants. >> strong alliance is needed. one thing has to be clear. bashar al-assad cannot be a partner in the fight against terrorism. caught in the crossfire. a crew member of the reality show "cops" is shot and killed
by police during a real life robbery. huge waves and rip currents. the effects of marie cause havoc and fascination in southern californi california. hello. thanks very much for being with us. the united states says russian troops are intervening directly in the fighting taking place in southeast ukraine. ukraine's prime minister is also accusing the russian president vladimir putin of unleashing a war in europe. there's fierce fighting close to the sea where a new front has effectively opened up. russian backed separatists have captured the town. their objective according to the leader along the coast, the
strategic port city of mariupol. in recent weeks, separatists pushed deep into the area. ukrainian battalions fighting here. the tide is turning again. that town is responding. 3,000 fighters from russia are fighting along the separatist troops. they prefer to spend holidays in ukraine rather than on the beach. the nervous government in kiev is calling on nato for help. they'll be meeting in a is summit in whales in a few weeks time. let's speak to david stern keeping on these developments. the idea that a new front is emerging when they perhaps thought they were getting things
under control. >> reporter: that's exactly right david. the ukrainian officials have expressed a great deal of worry and concern about the this new front in the southern part of the donetsk region. down near the sea. we've heard that the remember eel els -- the rebels have taken back a town and number of others leaving the road open for them to try to take the strategic port of mariupol. we're hearing increasingly from ukrainian officials their accusation as and concerns that russian forces are directly involved in this fighting. they say this is a -- these are active russian groupings coming in. as you said, we've heard from the american ambassador that said russians are directly involved. russia says they have no direct involvement in here. that this is an internal matter between the ukrainians and
rebels. rebels say they have russians fighting on their side. 3,000 to 4,000 including active russian soldier who is have taken leave of duty and decided to spend holidays in ukraine rather than take them on the beach. >> thanks very much indeed. we have what's going on in russia. many newspapers reporting the security meeting which took place tuesday. president shaking hands and all that. i asked the correspondent in moscow whether any of the papers were picking up on this new separatist front in ukraine. >> one exclusion witnessed the takeover. he saw the groups of well uniformed soldiers on tanks with no id's. no stone proof these are the russian soldiers. we've seen it in crimea in early
stages of russian take over. for weeks there's been soldiers, very well equipped. nobody could tell who they were officially. they turned out to be russians. >> is there a sort public -- i don't know whether it's a scratching of heads or dawning of realization of what's going on. what's the perception of what is happening among russian people now? >> the general attitude towards russian involvement in eastern ukraine remains positive. the same poll shows the majority of russians are not agreeing with sending russian soldiers into ukraine. nobody is talking about this officially. what is important and happening parallel to this, numerous reports in social media, regional media about funerals of servicemen. nobody explains officially how they were killed. the human rights organization
called russians in regions, there's concern of funerals and lots ofwounded. human rights officials are trying to visit the hospitals and see a what's happening. as they look for a way to counter the militant group, the president has been speaking and ruled out alliance with syria's president al-assad. u.s. has been looking to build a coalition of winning international parties to stop the advance of the group this. week syria offered to coordinate with can he recollect. hollande described mr. al-assad as an ally of the jihadist. >> one thing has to be clear.
bashar al-assad can't be a partner. he's an ally. there's no choice. they are supporting each other. >> president hollande speaking there. lucy was in paris and listening to the president's address. >> reporter: as hollande said in the speech, france has been supplying arms to those fighting the islamic state militants. he said the country would increase support as he put it to help maintain the unity of iraq and secure the safety of minorities. france still very much involved in that conflict. early this month, mr. hollande was speaking about this saying how slow he felt the west had been to step into that conflict and they were reaping rewards of that now. >> it's quite a wide ranging
foreign policy isn't it? i see he had expressions of anxiety about the situation in libya too. >> reporter: that's right. he covered a wide range of topics. this is his main keynote speech. french diplomats come back from a broad. they hear the president's vision coming here. he lays out thoughts on a variety of conflicts. he urged countries to get involved in the libya situation before it spins out of control much in the way he feels the syria situation has done. he mentioned ukraine/russia situation at the moment. he said if russian troops are found to be in ukraine it would be intolerable and unacceptable. he said russia can't hope to be i a 21st century power and not play by the rules. some other news for you now.
a doctor in nigeria's har court has died from ebola. he had been in in contact with patrick sawyer who died. security forces in mexico have captured a ton of methamphetamine and various chemicals to produce drugs. forces say four synthetic drug laboratories have been dismantled. they were housed in bedroom, living quarters and what local media call security points. parents of young footballers in america are suing fifa to have the laws of football change to greater protect players from head injuries. the class action lawsuit filed in california calls for more safety rules and among them limiting the number of head injuries allowed for under age
17 players. the food program has a taken food to gaza for the first time since the blockade began seven years ago. the convoy entered through the crossing following a ceasefire between israel and hamas. we are at the crossing in gaza. we can speak to him now. what's the state of play? a lot of traffic? a lot of movement? >> reporter: well actually we can say the movement start. we're talking 18 trucks from the u.n. agency, program for food. it is coming from egypt from the side to gaza strip. it's enough for about 150,000 palestinians for five days. at least it's a start to come from the egyptian side. this after more than seven years from the blockade the egyptians
started to allow supplies to come from this terminal. also another supplies coming from saudi arabia and also the gulf area coming through egypt. at the same time we can say the crossing is still open. they allowed 200 trucks from the supplies from fuel and also goods for the palestinian dealers in gaza trip from the israeli side to gaza strip. palestinians say the blockade was allowed to more than 1,000 trucks come into area. they're still looking forward that a number of trucks could be more after the ceasefire agreement that signed in egypt
between palestinian sanction and israel. in the same time we can say that rafah reopened today. these come from gaza to egypt that holds the the dangerous cases that get injured through the last war to go to get treatment in the egyptian hospitals. also the camera can show us the palestinians who's waiting in here in the rafah crossing to egyptians that they could allow them to move from gaza to egypt. also we can say 200 palestinians today pass from gaza through there to go to egypt. we can say people are still looking for what this will give
them more supplies from egypt to gaza today or tomorrow. okay. an important day nonetheless. thank you very much. stay with us if you can on bbc world news. still to come, we'll have a new president to announce. turkey's new president, three times prime minister, due to be inaugurated as the country's new head of state shortly. we build it in classrooms and exhibit halls, mentoring tomorrow's innovators. we build it raising roofs, preserving habitats and serving america's veterans. every day, thousands of boeing volunteers help make their communities the best they can be. building something better for all of us. ♪ building something better for the evert time.. she let him plan the vacation. off the beaten path: he said
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. you're watching bbc world news with me david eades. the latest headlines. the united states ambassador to kiev says russian troops are involved in the fighting in southeast ukraine. french president says the syrian president bashar al-assad is not the west partner in fight against terrorism. business now. aaron is here.
you still going on about kwantos? >> we're expecting bad numbers. not this bad. hello there. good to see you. tough times in deed for australia's national carrier. in the last few hours it announced the biggest financial lost in 24 year history. it battles to restructure and stay in the air. qanas lost $2.6 billion. that includes thousands of redundant says. these guys have been dealing with the strong dollar increasing competition and price war with the price rival. in a statement this morning, there's claims that the firm has come through the worst. has it? we're going to find out and be talking more about this coming up on "gmt" in an hour's time.
let's go from one struggling company to the opposite. the chinese giant alley baba has the market going up soon in the united states. profits nearly tripled to nearly $2 billion in the three month period to june. not surprising given that it accounts for 80% of all online retail sales in china. got a lot of people, right? could be worth more than $200 billion when it goes public on the new york stock exchange. all good news for this man here. founder and chairman. he's a former colleagues lecture who's china's richest man according to the billionaire index. he's set to get richer when the company goes public. we'll be across all that for
you. this one. i'm sure you've seen it. the latest craze to hit the internet. it's the ice bucket challenge. famous and not so famous people pour a bucket of ice water over their heads. some suggests we could have had more buckets on this one. it's in the name of charity. then they post on the internet. the ice industry is a benefactor. sales of ice across europe are up 20% apparently on the back of the ice bucket challenge. we'll have more on "gmt" in over an hour's time. tweet me. i'll tweet you back @bbc aaron. >> this was like a never ending bucket. great stuff. >> see you later. thanks very much indeed. turkey will have a new
president shortly. the the prime minister of the last 11 years erdogan is to be ina in inaugurated in the coming hour. he will try to reform the constitution once in power to give himself more powers. reforms koulcould have impact oe foreign policy in the west as well. turkey plays a role in the treaty with nato. it's been trying to join the eu for decades. it's also influential in the middle east. it's bearing the front of the massive i refugee crisis in syria and threats of islamic state militants across the border. let's go live now and speak to our correspondent mark. he's got his ducks in a roll it seems at last. i don't think mark can hear me. >> reporter: i can, sorry.
>> i was just saying mr. erdogan must feel he's got all his ducks in a row mow. this is what he wanted. >> reporter: he's long coveted this position. >> okay. well mark -- >> reporter: it was a previously large ceremonial post -- [ inaudible ] >> we have clearly got one or two gremlins in the mix. we'll try to sort hose out. his position is long coveted. that's all mark told me unfortunately. the hunt for the missing malaysian flight mh370 will now foe cuss on the southern part of the existing search zone. australia's deputy prime minister suggests the jet may have turned south earlier than thought. australia, china and malaysia are going to strengthen cooperation in this search. it's expected to take 12 months. phil mercer reports. >> reporter: the disappearance
of flight mh370 is the biggest mystery in modern aviation history. a new deep sea search covering more than a million square kill lo meters of the indian ocean is expected to start. senior ministers from australia, china have expressed concern about finding the airliner. the prime minister was optimistic using tracking technology would eventually find the plane. >> together the vessels will search the floor using towed vehicles equipped with wide sonar, multibeam echo sounders, video cameras. the high resolution search is a priority area on the sea floor and expected to take 12 months to complete. efforts to explain the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370 is now
focused on the southern part of the original search area. it was scoured by aircraft and ships. the new mission led by a dutch company will enter a mysterious deep sea world far from the coast of perth. analysis of recent work to survey the zone has found parts of the indian ocean are up to one and i a half kilometers deeper than previously thought. the airline vanished in early march on route to beijing with 239 passengers and crew. >> the u.s. now where a crew member filming the tv reality show "cops" has been accidentally killed by police officers. it happened in member nebraska. police were responding to the an incident at a fast food restaurant. peter has the details. >> reporter: a real life crime scene, the aftermath of a shooting that a long running
reality show "cops" had been filming. it follows police officers doing their job. the camera crew found themselves at the center of a robbery at a fast food restaurant. police officers thought the suspect they were confronting had a real handgun. when he start shooting they opened fire. the officers later discovered the man was armed only with a pistol that fired plastic pellets. he attempted to flee from the screen. the technician from the crew was caught in the crossfire. >> he was able to get down and hold the camera up. bryce deon got stuck where they enter. when they encountered the suspect and the gunfire ensued, and it's a very dramatic video, when this gunfire ensued, at some point mr. washington started exiting his way out as
you see in the bottom picture. he's on his way out. officers are returning fire. bryce is in that and gets struck by a round. >> reporter: bryce was wearing a bullet proof vest. a bullet slipped in a gap in his clothing. authorities confirm it was fired by a police officer. the tv show was invited to show the omaha police. the force wanted to rebuild its image after i an earlier scandal. >> i wanted "cops" to see the police department, put a period on the past, show everybody how professional and in-depth we are at doing the work. i've seen six or seven shows that can be air aed. i i can have tell you this, it was a very professional response by the officers that entered that and put themselves in peril in this situation. >> the robbery suspect was hit multiple times and also died from injuries. an investigation is launched
into the circumstances surrounding the shooting. bbc news los angeles. well southern california has been inundated by a surge of rising sea water brought on by hurricane marie. we have pictures spectacular. all looks beautiful. this large swell is likely to go on producing very big waves, rip currents, strong long shore currents in the los angeles and ventura counties as well as. a lot of people have had to be rescued, nearly 200 pull ed from the water in los angeles and orange counties wednesday. now, just got to bring this to you. an update to a developing story you might call it. remember we brought you news a few days ago of shawn the sheep. he was found in it has mania thought to be the woolliest in the world, never been sheered
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our top stories. rebels fighting government forces in eastern ukraine say thousands of russians are fighting on their side. health ministers from from west africa are in ghana to discuss how to contain the ebola virus. exports peace. we find out why muslim and jewish leaders in the uk are calling for followers of both to export peace to gaza and stamp
out racism. hello. thanks for being with us. the ukrainian president poroshenko says his country has been invaded by russia. he's cancelled a trip to turkey and called emergency meeting of his security council. earlier united states said russian troops are intervening directly in fighting in southeast ukraine. a new front effectively has opened up along the azov sea. separatists backed up after ukrainian forces withdrew. they're reinforcing the city of mariupol which separatists say is their next objective. in the last few weeks, government forces have been pushing deep into separatist held area as. we've got pictures showing ukrainian volunteer battalions fighting. the tide appears to be turning
again. that town is surrounded. the prime minister of donetsk people's republic says he has 3,000 fighters from russia fighting along side his separatist troops. he says it's because they prefer to spend holidays in ukraine rather than on the beach as he put it. nervous government in kiev is calling on nato for help. they're holding a summit in whales. papers in russia support the security meeting took place on tuesday. i asked our correspondent in moscow whether any newspapers were picking up on this new separatist front in ukraine. >> one exclusion is the who witnessed the take over, saw groups of well uniformed soldiers on tanks with no id's. no stone proof that these are the russian soldiers.
have we seen it else where have? yes in crimea in the early stages of russian take over. for weeks there's been soldiers, very well equipped with no insignia. nobody could tell who they were officially. they turned out to be russians. >> is there a sort of public -- i don't know scratching of heads or dawning of realization as to what's going on. what is the perception of what is happening among russian people now? >> well, the general attitude toward russian involvement in eastern ukraine remains positive according tole pos. the same polls show majority are not agreeing sending russian sol yes, sir into ukraine. nobody is talking about this officially. what is important, what is happening parallel to this, what's reported in media is funerals of servicemen. nobody explains how they were
killed, but the human rights organization has called soldier's mothers in regions that are very concerned. they say numerous reports of funerals and lots of wounded. now human rights officials are trying to coordinate action, go to russia and visit army hospitals to see what's happening. >> with me bbc world services alexis. this is a shock isn't it, new front opening up like that? >> and opening out of nowhere. areas that were controlled by ukrainian soldiers didn't have the grouping. the only way for it to appear many the area next to the coastline of the sea was across the russian border. this is something that was observed by russian reporters. the reporter from the orthotic times was in the city at the time. >> the idea is possibly 3,000 russian soldiers fighting. is that credible, do you think?
>> it's coming from the person who should know. he's the self-proclaimed leader of the self-proclaimed republic. he's talking the es message not the first time. emission of 3,000 followers. the earlier emission from him 12,000 of his own troops underwent extensive training on the russian city across the border. plus, there's more and more evidence of armor which is not used by the ukrainian military. the rumor it was captured doesn't stack up. weapons -- another soldier was captured describing in detail how he was told his fellow soldiers to strip signs of russian weaponry beforehanded over to rebels. there's direct support and indirect support. there have been russian denials consistent this was taking
place. i think it's getting more and more difficult with the mounting evidence coming from multiple sources. >> it's interesting the remarks about mr. putin starting a war in europe. i i guess obviously they're looking to nato wonder aing wha they could do to help. they're not nato members. is there anything they can expect from nato? >> the european assistance, what m nato can do, america can do. they're limited in what they can do. ukrainian army is not prepared for war, hasn't been for a long time. volunteer battalions fighting these well trained rebels in the east of the country. those volunteers are not
necessarily professionally p ll prepared for this warfare. many have been shot. the striker aircraft is in disarray. the danger is if now the rebels -- or according to ukrainians russian invaders -- go to mariupol and cut off the southern coast of the southern coast of territory of ukraine, this opens up absolutely unlimited opportunities for weapon supplies across the maritime border which ukrainian forces will not be capable of protecting. it will be completely uncontrollable. >> thank you very much. an audit of votes from afghanistan disputed presidential election has restarted without observers from either candidate's team. it's another setback after one of the two candidates abdullah abdullah said he would boy count
the count alleging widespread fraud. he said hundreds of thousands of ballots were wrongly cast for his rival. >> what sounds like another terrible tipping point for afghanistan in the pursuit of some sort of democratic process to work. >> reporter: it is. i was speaking to an aid close to mr. abdullah who said look the audit is a technical process is. we feel it was politically handled by the afghan government and by the election. he said mr. abdullah does not trust any one of those parties. this is the fifth time mr. abdullah has boycotted the audit. this is happening separately, mr. abdullah and aid are meeting
with mrthe camp the to put an e to this conflict. it's affected the morale of the security forces fighting large scale taliban attacks. let's not forget afghanistan minister told bbc last week he won't be able to pay salaries of employees in the next month. there's a lot at stake because of this election deadlock. elections were both for the international community and afghan government. now it seems that that very success is at risk. >> thanks very much indeed. bleak picture from kabul. >> west african health ministers meet in ghana to discuss how to prevent the deadly ebola outbreak from spreading across the region. the world health organization says the number of cases in all may reach 20,000.
a uk drug maker says it's fast tracking trials and experimental vaccine to build a stock pile of 10,000 doses for emergency deployment. in nigeria there's been a further death. this time a doctor in the oil hub of port harcourt. will ross is there. that's going to send shock waves of anxiety through a pretty big community there i guess? >> reporter: it will. it's a big set back for the attempt to stop ebola here in nigeria. people were thinking that it was contained and there had been no confirmed cases outside. what seems to have happened according to the health minister is a man who came into contact with patrick sawyer who was the liberian american man who came into nigeria from liberia last
month and then died from ebola. a man who came into contact with him rather than reporting to authorities. he got onto a plane and went to port harcourt and was treated by a doctor there. that whole medical treatment we understand was not relaid to the central ebola fighting team here. it was almost done in secret if if you'd like. the man recovered, but the doctor treating him has died. there are 70 people now being watched in port harcourt. we understand the doctors wife is also one of those being monitored. she's not well. it's a big set back because it's now moved outside the area. the kiosk is what happens next as far as containing it. i think what this demonstrates is the need for people not to hide away cases which of course has happened allot liberia,
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west african health ministers are meeting in ghana to discuss how to fight the ebola outbreak from spreading across the region. the united nations world food program has delivered aid supplies from egypt for the first time since the blockade of palestinian territory began seven years ago. a convoy entered through the rafah crossing following a ceasefire. here in the uk, muslim and jewish leaders are calling on followers of both to export peace to gaza, stamp out racism as well. the statement condemns the civilian casualties. earlier i spoke to president of the board of deputies of british jews and secretary general of the muslim capital. i asked was it positive both were seeking the same thing? >> we have so much in common. we have a status in society with
minorities and immigrants and children of immigrants. we have a lot in common. we should be stressing that. >> it's got to state of desperation with regard to gaza hasn't it? i suppose one of the elements about this is that we have differentiations we have to make looking at the palestinian situation. is that what you're doing here separating almost nationality from religion? >> this is looking at ourselves as representatives in uk and how we live in the the community here in the uk. we have a number of things which are common. there's more commonalities than differences between us. we want to make sure the problems does not get imported here as a problem. we need to maintain good
relationships. we generally have good relationships for the commonalitie commonalities. we want to reinforce and make sure we are not deflected on those issues. >> not being exported to a certain extent. i guess you say many in terms of antisemitic incidents in the uk that's on the rise. it's about stopping the export, trying to cut it off now. >> instead we want to export peace. that's the mantra here. we're not cutting off ourselves from the religion or national y nationality. i have a lot of family civilians living here. >> there's no condemnation of the government? >> absolutely not. in spite of of everything that's happened over the past few weeks? >> certainly not. it's not united. the muslim community has strong
feelings. what we're saying is we acknowledge strong feelings on both sides. let's not play out the battle on the streets in uk. that's the idea. there's a terrible conflict. we all feel strongly. here in the uk we respect each other and live together. >> can you separate those two elements? everyone would agree you should stop killing on both sides. there should be no more fighting, have peace. that's a lovely idea for everybody. the realities are different. things will continue to go on there. there's no condemnation of the israeli government. i guess there's no condemnation of the hamas perspective either? >> what this is about to not only reinforce we need to have communications and relationships appropriate but also maintain good relationship and also make sure conflict outside is not going to effect it.
we certainly agree that we disagree on certain things particularly in this particular conflict. we each have a right to take up positions and principles and do whatever is appropriate. in doing so, will there's no place for antisemitism. there's no place for islam phobia. there's no place for violence. that's what this is about to reinforce and reiterate and say that publicly. >> now here in britain, the news is being dominated by child abuse scandal in the north of england. for 16 years more than 1,400 children were sexually exploited. the revolutions about the crimes are shocking in violence as they are in scale. so is the authority's failure to respond to the needs of so many young and vulnerable people. one of the victims has been
talking to bbc. we're calling her jess comcast she was groomed from age of 14 and suffered years of violent abuse. >> i just turned 14. he was 24. i thought we were going to get married, have kid, have a family, settle down. things started to get very different. >> jessica was one of hundreds of teenage girls abused by men of pakistani origin. >> you get used to it. that sounds very strange, but you do just get used to it. it seems normal everyday life. >> were there moments you feared for your life? >> yeah, there were so many occasions. i actually felt suicidal.
it would be so painful. i couldn't take anymore. >> did you go to police? >> yeah, i did. i went to police when i was 16. he basically said he's got every right. what did you expect? >> the policeman said that? >> yeah, he said what do you expect? i'll never forget those words. where do you go from there? >> like so many here and across the country, jessica says she feels betrayed by the police, local authority, by the system. >> i mean, 1,400 people. there has to be more than one person stepping down. adults are not sorry because i got abused. they're sorry because they got caught out in scandal that hit the media. >> what would you say to other girls in this situation? >> they have to be strong, stay strong, come forward. tell someone. your voice will be heard. i just hope that it's taken
seriously. >> that's jessica's story. she was speaking to bbc's graham satchel. britain is deeply elite to people that a went to private school. this is according to a new report social mobility and child poverty commission found that 70% of senior judges, half the house of law, a third of the cabinet went to private school. >> a degree from oxford or cambridge isn't just about academic excellence and personal success, it also opens doors. today's report shows graduates from the two universities still have a disproportionate hold on britain's top jobs. fewer people go to oxford than cambridge. three quarters of our top judges, 53% of the cabinet and half of all newspaper columnists
have oxford degrees. only 7% of the population is privately educated. a third of mp's went to schools as did 62% of senior military officers and more than half of the highest ranking diplomats. the report warns this lack of diversity means britain's key institutions don't represent the public they serve or employ the best people. it's also saying it's time to end what they call the closed shop at the top. bbc news. announcement he will not be running for presidency of the football world governing body fifa, the 59-year-old says he wants to continue his work as head of european football's ruling body. he'll stand for re-election. his announcement comes as another plans to put himself forward for a fifth term as fifa
president. that comes despite public promise not to stand another term. now, we know this story. every year hundreds of mountaineers heading off from around the world to climb mount everest in nepal. each year they leave behind tons of dtents, garbage, things for others to clean up. >> this is a garbage dump. this is not from the city. more of this wastes coming from the hlimb lay yan mountain. they carry tons of food and other equipment with them. when they come back, the modern mountaineers try to bring everything back.
what's disposed goes to the mountain side. some are brought here. on average officials say 500 kilograms of waste are brought from the mountains every year to this place. food cans, plastic bottles, wine bottles, all kinds of waste. what happened to those left a few decades? some estimate around 50 parts of garbage are still lying there. it would take years for mount everest to be cleaned. it is described the highest garbage dump in the word. is it justifiable to allow more mountaineers to go to the mountain region. they should bring more responsibility in bringing their own waste and disposable waste
like this one. we want to bring you an update on a story you might have seen a day or two ago on bbc. we brought you the news of an australian sheep named shaun. shaun was found in it has mania. they thought he might be the woolliest sheep in the world. they thought that fleece could be a world record. it's all come off now. it was quite a task, quite a weight as well. it came in 23 kilos. that was below the world record. he not only did lose his wonderful fleece but all his dignity when you look at him left in the state of shock. no doubt trembling in the relative cold. poor old shaun. of course we've got plenty more for you on the main stories. i should remind you of our main story this hour.
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