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this is bbc news. i'm tim willcox. our top stories: president trump declares a victory for national security after the supreme court revives part of his travel ban. theresa may reassures eu nationals living in the uk they will have the right to remain after brexit. and, are you getting enough sleep? we meet the scientists trying to find out what happens to our brains when we don't. and in business, china's premier hails the opportunties of economic globalisation but warns against the dangers of unfair growth leaving some behind. and it's 50 years since the world's first cash machine sprung up in a london suburb — but does the atm have a future? welcome to the programme.
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the us supreme court has partially reinstated donald trump's controversial travel ban, targeting citizens from six predominantly muslim countries. the president has claimed it a victory for national security. america's highest court also granted a white house request allowing part of its refugee ban to go into effect. mr trump wants to place a 90—day ban on people from six mainly muslim nations and a 120—day ban on refugees. tim allman reports. his controversial travel ban. it was one of donald trump's first acts as president. his controversial travel ban. the reaction was immediate. protests springing up at airports across america. chanting: no fascist usa! soon, the court stepped in, suspending the ban, forcing the president to rewrite his executive order. now, the supreme court has said parts of that order can be implemented, at least for now. travellers from the named countries, who don't have what is described
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as a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the united states, can be barred from entering america. the president, as so often, took to social media, tweeting that he was very grateful for the 9—0 decision from the us supreme court. we must keep america safe, he added. civil rights groups say they will continue to fight a ban they see as unconstitutional and un—american. he thinks islam hates us, that we have a problem with muslims in the united states. he wants to see a reduction or a halt of muslim immigration to the united states. that's fundamentally incompatible with our constitution. how do muslims themselves respond to a ban that many claim is aimed at their religion? as a practising muslim american, i can tell you that isis does not represent islam. seeing this travel ban and seeing
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how some people are advocating for this ban, it's concerning for me. they need to take security measures because it's not a good time right now. but still, they can't just ban everybody. they should take some security measures, allow good people to come in and take the bad people out. this temporary, partial travel ban will be introduced in the next few days. the supreme court says it will make a final decision on full implementation in october. for more information and analysis on the travel ban, what it means and who it will affect, simply head to our website, or you can download the bbc news app. the white house claims the united states has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the assad regime in syria. the late night statement from the press secretary, says such an attack would likely result in the mass murder
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of civilians, including children. the statement from the white house is brief, but it is chilling in nature. very unusual for the is brief, but it is chilling in nature. very unusualfor the press secretary sean spicer to release a press statement late at night. it says that the united states has identified activities that are similarto identified activities that are similar to the preparations the assad regime made before their chemical weapons attack earlier this year. that was in april when more than 80 people were killed. it goes on to say that if there was to be another attack, it would likely result in the mass murder of civilians. it says that could include innocent children. this puts into the spotlight donald trump's shifting policy on syria. he has previously said he would not get involved, but after the last attack in april, he launched a barrage of missiles into the airfield in syria
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from which the chemical weapons attack a been launched. there is an implied threat in their statement overnight that something similar to that could happen again. the statement goes on to say, this is in the words of the white house press secretary, as we have previously stated, the united states does not intervene in iraq and syria. however, if there is another attack using chemical weapons, assad and his military will pay a heavy price. theresa may has said that eu nationals living in the uk will have the right to stay after brexit and will be able to bring family members to britain. but michel barnier the eu's chief brexit negotiator says the prime minister's plans lack clarity. mrs may told mps she wanted to end the anxiety for the 3.2 million eu nationals in the uk, and said those who'd been here for five years would be granted settled status,
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giving them rights to benefits, pensions and the nhs. 0ur political correspondent vicki young reports. theresa may says she is giving reassurance and certainty. is your offer to eu nationals good enough, prime minister? a laying of their anxieties is a priority, according to the prime minister. she told mps she had a serious and fair offer to make. under these plans, no eu citizen currently in the uk lawfully will be asked to leave at the point the uk leaves the eu. we want you to stay. eu citizens will be able to apply for something called settled status. that's the right to live in the uk permanently, accessing public services and other benefits. applicants will have to have lived in britain for at least five continuous years and will need to have come here before a certain cut—off date which is yet to be agreed. in brussels last week, mrs may says that could be as early as march this year when she triggered the formal brexit negotiations, but eu leaders says the deadline should be the date the uk leaves,
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expected in 2019. the prime minister's offer is conditional on eu countries offering british citizens similar rights. the labour leader said all this should have been sorted out a year ago. the prime minister has dragged the issue of citizens and families deep into the complex and delicate negotiations of our future trade relations with the european union which she herself has been wanting to say may result in failure. this isn't a generous offer. this is confirmation the government is prepared to use people as bargaining chips. and another row is brewing over who is sorting out any legal dispute about citizens‘ rights. would my right honourable friend give due assurance that any pressure to allow the court ofjustice any role in immigration orfuture ilr status for eu citizens within this country will be flatly opposed? i believe that in terms of assuring the rights of eu citizens living here in the uk, we believe that should be done through our courts
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and not the european court ofjustice. theresa may is promising a smooth and streamlined process to make it as easy as possible for eu citizens to secure their rights after brexit. the home office will have to set up a whole new system, potentially dealing with millions of applications. it's a huge challenge and officials hope it will be up and running by next year. but before that, there will be tough talks. the eu's brexit negotiator has already called for more ambition, clarity and guarantees from the uk. vicky young, bbc news, westminster. let's take a look at some of the other stories making the news. the british prime minister, theresa may, has finally struck a deal with the democratic unionist party, nearly three weeks after the conservative party lost its majority in a snap election. among the terms in the agreement is $1.3 billion of extra
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spending for northern ireland. social media giants facebook, microsoft, youtube and twitter have announced they‘ re joining forces to tackle online extremism. the companies say they will collaborate to share technical solutions to detecting and removing extremist content. internet companies have been under increasing pressure from governments to do more to monitor their platforms. one of france's leading chefs, alain senderens, has died at the age of 77. mr senderens was a pioneer of the nouvelle cuisine movement, which challenged traditional french cooking techniques, and earned three michelin stars within a decade of opening his own restaurant. rachel is here with all the business news. in the last hour or so, china's premier li keqiang has been hailing the benefits of economic globalisation,
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saying it brings unpredencented opportunity for all. but he also warned the world economic forum in the north—east chinese city of dalian that fairness is essential if people weren't to feel left behind by the rapid changes the world is facing. but it's not necessarily that straight forward, because many countries are caught in a wave of political populism, which means their leaders put their own interest first. for instance, the hosts china have their work cut outjust to provide the economic growth which keeps living standatds where they are. after the usa, china is the world's second—largest economy, with a value of $11 trillion. that means they account for almost 15% of what the world produces each year. however, it's home to i9% of the world's population. with the number of people growing, so too are the number and size of its cities. for example, the brand new eco city of xiongan. eventually it will be 20 times as big as manhattan. it will house over 2 million people.
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all those people are also fuelling the government's ambitions for china to be a tech leader. it's already home to almost 100 unicorns — private companies worth more than $1 billion. their combined value is estimated at a staggering $445.6 billion. and some of the best—known names with global ambitions are decacorns. start—ups worth over $10 billion — such as ali baba's ant financial, ride—sharing giant didi chuxing, smartphone—maker xiaomi and tencent music. we'll be discussing china's future in about 20 minutes. and another story we've got — believe it or not, it's 50 years ago today that the world's first cash machine was put into action. the public first got to take money out of a hole in the wall at the branch of barclays bank in enfield in north london. now, there are an estmiated three million of the machines worldwide,
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but in an age where we're increasingly using other devices such as our phones, watches or even bitcoins to pay for the stuff we buy, some are questioning if the atm's days are limited. time for a look at the markets. by migratory rose today, but then fell again. the british government says that testing carried out as a result of the grenfell tower fire has found that 75 buildings failed safety tests. the company that makes the product has now stopped selling it globally. this man is staying put,
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despite a mass evacuation. that is despite a mass evacuation. that is despite him being told today that all of the doors need replacing. yes, apparently all the doors need replacing. why? because, last week, camden council realised these towers were covered with aluminium panels capable of burning in a fire. with that in mind, the advice from fire safety experts was every door needs to be a fire door. what do you think of the fact you're behind a door that is not a fire door? well, i'd never thought about it. i assumed everything was safe. it's a council property, it's meant to be maintained well. evidently, we've been living in a potential death trap. the communities secretary told the commons it was one of a number of safety issues with the blocks. most astonishingly, there were hundreds, literally hundreds,
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of fire doors missing. the estimate by camden council itself is that they need at least 1,000 fire doors, because they were missing from those five blocks. the council leader has been in the job a month. and my understanding is, we're told that the council made a cost cut by removing the fire doors from the specification. i mean, you are new in thejob, but what does that make you think about the way this council is being run? look, i think, following grenfell, we need to take a look, nationally, at our whole building regulations and fire safety measures. we've seen across the country people failing these tests. we acted swiftly in camden to get the information. right now, my priority is i've got residents who need somewhere to sleep tonight, and i'm all out trying to make sure they're safe and secure. following that, i'm going to be asking those questions. i've got the same questions, and i will be on it. but i've got to prioritise getting my residents back and safely into their blocks. camden is worst—affected, but around the country, councils are removing the aluminium panels from their towers and sending them for fire safety testing. the tests are happening, so far in secret, at this research centre. samples from 75 towers
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have been sent. every single one has failed. it may well be the case that the regulations and the related guidance need to be updated to take account of changing technology in the building industry. but secondly, we're concerned that the current regulations and guidance are not being applied and are not being enforced strictly enough. the inquests into four more of the victims opens today. a coroner, the police and a public inquiry will eventually consider why they died, and what has gone wrong with fire safety. tom symons, bbc news. stay with us on bbc news, still to come: new zealand claim sailing's biggest prize after beating defending champions team usa to win the america's cup in bermuda. followers are members of the of the neo—nazi resistance movement stormed the world trade center armed with pistols and shotguns. we believe that, according to international law, that we have a right to claim certain parts of this country as ourland.
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i take pride in the words "ich bin ein berliner." cheering and applause chapman, prison—pale and slightly chubby, said not a single word in open court. it was left to his lawyer to explain his decision to plead guilty to murdering john lennon. he believes that onjune 8th, god told him to plead guilty, and that was the end of it. the medical research council have now advised the government that the great increase in lung cancer is due mainly to smoking tobacco. it was closing time for checkpoint charlie which, for 29 years, has stood on the border as a mark of allied determination to defend the city. this is bbc news.
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president trump has said the decision to temporarily revive much of his travel ban is a victory for american security. the image of the united states has deteriorated sharply across the globe under president donald trump — that's according to a new survey from the pew research centre. bill hayton reports. so so help me god. congratulations, mr president. donald trump came to power promising to put america first. but while the stock market is rising at home, the country's popularity is tumbling abroad. an american think—tank, the pew institute centre, asked people in 37 countries around the world what they thought. under barack 0bama, nearly two thirds of those surveyed had confidence in the us president. under donald trump, that number has
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fallen to almost one fifth. the only exceptions are israel and russia. five times as many russians prefer him to his predecessor. the best news for the president is that more than half, 55%, see him as a strong leader but three quarters disagree with his plans to build the border wall and pull—out of climate change in trade agreements. and that has affected international views of the united states. less than half of those surveyed now see it favourably. perhaps the worst news is the comparison with other global leaders. by far the most popular is germany's angela merkel. after her calm, in order, president xi of china, president putin of russia and significantly behind them, donald trump. bill hayton, bbc news. are you getting enough sleep? no, would be the reply from most of us here
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but now scientists in canada are launching the worlds largest study, to see what the effects are on our brain. here's our medical correspondent fergus walsh. we spend nearly a third of our lives asleep. it is vital for our physical and mental health. but we're getting less sleep than ever before. his visual cortex — his eyes are open, but he's actually... british neuroscientist adrian 0wen, based in ontario, canada, believes sleep deprivation may be having a serious effect on our brainpower. every day we make hundreds of decisions, we remember hundreds of things. i mean, we make difficult decisions, like should i buy a house, and should i get married? but we also have to remember many, many simple things, like where i parked the car, or what i intended to buy on the way home from work. and all of these things can be affected by lack of sleep. you go to sleep for four hours, and then i am going to come and personally wake all of you up. so i joined volunteers
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at western university 0ntario, trying out his test. they are designed to reveal how our brains are functioning — reasoning, memory, and decision—making. to demonstrate how tiredness may affect that, we stayed up until 4:00am, and then had just four hours' sleep. but all too soon... good morning, fergus. time to get up! we were about to repeat the brain tests we had done the previous night. how are you feeling? so i'm i haven't had enough sleep. most of our scores went down compared to the night before. how did you do this morning? worst. this was the worst you'd ever did? this was the worst ever, yes. 0h, kisses for your sister, that's really nice. but sylvie, whose daughters wake her several times a night, improved her score.
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maybe i've just gotten used to functioning on very little sleep. i have to be on as soon as my kids wake up. as for me... i finished, and i've done quite badly. i also did the tests while having my brain scanned. after a normal night's sleep, my brain was functioning well. the bright orange blobs are areas of increased activity. and this is the scan done after four hours' sleep. there's not much going on. it's pretty clear that there's much less activity in these areas of the brain that we know are crucialfor things like decision—making and problem—solving and memory. so our 24—hour culture could be having a serious impact on society. this study will help reveal how much sleep we need for our brains to be at their best. fergus walsh, bbc news, ontario, canada. new zealand have won the most prestigious competition in sailing,
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beating the defending champions, the united states, to win the america's cup. the kiwis dominated the best—of—13 contest, winning seven of the first 8 races to take an unassailable lead. watching in bermuda was the bbc‘s tony husband. well, the celebrations are well under way in bermuda for kiwi fans and sailors. this has been a dominant display in the world's old est dominant display in the world's oldest international sporting trophy and the kiwis will be celebrating long into the night. a final result never really in doubt. they won by seven never really in doubt. they won by seve n ra ces never really in doubt. they won by seven races to one. they have won eight in all since the series began. the secret behind it, or the technology they had in the boat in the shed behind us. they managed to produce models that were a bit different. they were radical than those designs and they proved to be the quickest out on the water. it's also redemption for them. four years ago in san francisco they were beaten in heartbreaking style by the
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same 0racle team they defeated so comprehensively. they are already talking about the next america's cup, the 36th edition, which is likely to go to auckland. a lot more celebrating before that happens. tony husband, bbc news, bermuda. asa as a kiwi growing up back home watching our country do the america's cup, to do that at a young age and bring it back home, is an unreal feeling and the amount of support we have had in the crowd, the amount of support we have back home, it blows us away and we are really excited to share it. it's been an incredibly tough three years and there have probably been 100 people in this team and hundreds of contract is back home working for us oi'i contract is back home working for us on bits and pieces and we are going to enjoy that with them and make decisions later. two time wimbledon champion petra kvitova has pulled out of the final warm up tournament before the third grand slam of the year next week. the czech player won her first title on sunday since returning to tennis following a knife attack on her last year.
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but her efforts there have come at a price as she explained to the bbc‘s kat downes. i had things to do but my body is just not get prepared for this matches and tournament like that. i had a great and long—running burning ham but my body did not respond well, especially my abdominal muscle which is a bit more tighter than normal. —— birmingham. which is a bit more tighter than normal. -- birmingham. is it a fitness thing or you're injured hand? it is the fitness thing. still some work to go in the gym?‘ hand? it is the fitness thing. still some work to go in the gym? a lot of treatment to get back to the shape and to have some injury back as well. usain bolt has made it absolutely clear he'll retire after this years world championships. the olympic champion was speaking ahead of his ninth and final appearance at the 0strava golden spike meet — but the quotation gestures
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which a reporter used at him to suggest his retirement talk wasn't genuine, annoyed the sprinter. but when he wasn't mocking reporters, he was offering support to iaaf president sebastian coe and speaking about the challenges facing athletics. you have to go to worst time to get the best. seb coe is doing good job. they are trying to make track and field as good as possible. the fact is, the competition is getting better. the only problem we really haveis better. the only problem we really have is doping so if we can control that problem then track and field will be in the right neck of the woods going forward and i think when people can really start trusting track and field consistently, then it will get better and we can stand up it will get better and we can stand up with all the other sports.
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june has been a funny old month, hasn't it? it didn't start off too clever, and it's not going to end particularly brightly, either. last week, of course, 35 degrees, the hottestjune day for 41 years. we have already seen temperatures this week at 25 on monday, but that is the peak of the temperature this week. the rest will be turning cooler, and there will be quite a bit of rain around too. ahead of that rain, quite a colourful scene here in the sunshine in scarborough in north yorkshire. that was ahead of this cloud, mind you, which has been bringing rain notjust to northern ireland, but to south—west scotland and also into northern england. that rain is moving its way northwards and eastwards at the moment, and so it's quite a wet start to tuesday across the mainland of scotland. towards the northern isles, the far north, perhaps somewhat drier. the rain, though, should be soon clearing away from northern ireland. quite a muggy feel here, especially as it brightens up.
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but quite a wet start to the day for northern england, especially around the lake district, some of that rain affecting the north of wales, south of that. many places are dry, a few showers and possibly the odd flash of lightning not far away across the english channel. now, as we run through the day, that wetter weather across the north tends to peter out very slowly. so not quite as wet in the afternoon across scotland, nor indeed for northern england. slow—moving showers developing across northern ireland and the chance of some thundery showers developing towards the south—east of england as well, perhaps drifting their way northwards, combining with rain in the north. there is a cool feel in eastern scotland and north—east england, with the easterly breeze, quite muggy to the south. and it is to the south where we will have to look at the rain really developing on tuesday evening and tuesday night. these areas of low pressure moving across the uk, this one in particular dragging with that weather front, heavy rain across england and wales overnight. quite a wet start on wednesday. the rain continues in northern england, parts of wales, pushing into northern england and southern scotland on wednesday itself. to the south, it may well brighten up a touch. quite muggy air here again,
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but only 20 degrees this time in london, 13 likely for newcastle and aberdeen with a breeze off the north sea. that breeze will continue to blow in some rain to central, southern scotland, northern ireland, perhaps northern england. to the south, somewhat drier, brighter and warmer, chance of some heavy showers here. areas of low pressure remain with us from thursday into friday, the rain pushing its way southwards into england and wales, and then we get this northerly wind coming down across the uk. very unsettled through this week ahead. rain could be heavy, may bring some localised flooding, and it will also be quite a bit cooler than it was on monday. this is bbc world news, the headlines. president trump has said a us supreme court ruling to revive parts of his controversial travel ban is a victory for national security. the ban can be temporarily implemented for travellers without bona —fide relationships with persons in the united states. the united states says it has
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identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the syrian government. the white house has warned that the assad regime would pay a heavy price if it conducted another chemical strike. the british prime minister theresa may says she wants three million eu citizens living in britain to stay after brexit. she said they would have the same rights to health, education, benefits and pensions as british people.
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