catherine n.: it's 9:00 p.m. in the french capital. you are watching "live from paris" on "france 24." catherine nicholson. our headlines -- that's donald," trump's motto as he lays out his foreign-policy intentions. our correspondent in washington, d.c., will be running through some of them for us. charged with terrorist offenses and sent to solitary confinement, saul of this loan, the one surviving suspect from -- solitary confinement, salah
the one surviving suspect from the november attacks in paris, is in custody now. the marathon effort ahead. thanks for joining us here on "live from paris." donald trump has declared his intention to put america first if he is elected u.s. president in november. the front runner for the republican party nomination laid out the proposed broad lines of his foreign-policy earlier. desks that companies that rely -- mr. trump: our military
dominance must be unquestioned, and i mean unquestioned by anybody and everybody. we have spent trillions of dollars over time on planes, missiles, ships, equipment, building up our military to provide a strong defense to europe and asia. the countries we are defending must pay for the cost of this defense. if not, the u.s. must be prepared to let these countries defend themselves. we have no choice. catherine n.: let's find out a bit more with our correspondent in washington, philip crowther, who joins us live. dust coveredjoint quite a lot of ground in this speech. what headlines should we -- donald trump covered quite a lot of ground in this speech. what headlines should we take away? said that america
should come first. that was his overarching message. he said he and his plans could ring peace to the world. -- heism of barack obama said he showed weakness, confusion, and disarray. a few headlines you won't see are some that we've seen from donald trump in the past. he made no mention of the wall he wants to build on the border between the united states and mexico. he did not mention his previously voiced plan to ban muslims from entering the united states. he did say that he would be the one who could beat the islamic state organization quickly and easily. he does not say exactly how. he says he wants to ease tensions from russia -- with russia from a position of strength. no clear headlines, except for the fact that he gave a serious foreign-policy speech. this was much more
serious and less combative tone from donald trump then we have heard in the past. could this be a permanent change of tack? lip: i think what we will hear from him on the campaign trail will be pretty similar. the speech was done with a teleprompter. he was reading task -- text. the content was rather similar to what we have heard from him on the campaign trail. it was a little disjointed. there was little mention of anything concrete. a lot of countries you would expect to hear were not mentioned. this is supposed to be the first in a series of serious policy speeches that donald trump will be getting, his first on foreign-policy. more to come presumably on domestic policy, maybe on what he would do with the u.s. .ilitary he needs to be seen as more moredential than --
presidential. his supporters would definitely say that's what happened today. catherine n.: his closest rival, giving a speech later on. he is expected to make an unusual announcement. it has already been leaked. tell us more. philip: we'll hear about this vice presidential pick, his running mate. it will be carly fiorina. she also ran for president this year. she had awful results in iowa and new hampshire. she is not seen as a politician. she was the ceo of hewlett-packard. what's really rare about this is the timing of this. ted cruz, the senator from texas, will be announcing his vice president running mate before even being the nominee. from the delegate count, he certainly is not the favorite to be the nominee. if he is trying to steal a step on donald trump by already
announcing who would be on his ticket, donald trump, who is the presumptive nominee, has not done so so far. catherine n.: we will find out more later on. thanks so much, philip crowther, our correspondent in washington, d.c. the one surviving suspect from november's attacks in paris is starting solitary confinement, now charged with terrorist offenses. select as does lump -- salah abdeslam was at his first court appearance a few hours ago. he announced his intention to remain silent for today. his work -- his lawyer told authorities that he is willing to cooperate with authorities later. his next hearing is may 20. at thedupuis was courthouse where the hearing was held. abdeslam has spent
hours in the courtroom, where he said he did not feel ready to express himself today. he was transferred from a prison in belgium to paris. he was flown over by helicopter, escorted by the french elite police forces. he says he is too tired to talk to the judges today, that he might express himself at a later date, perhaps on the main -- on the of may -- perhaps on 20th of may. the list of charges against him is very long. >> given the time at which he was taken from prison this morning, the transfer, which was quite intense, he said he preferred to express himself at another moment. he said he would definitely be speaking. that's what he said to the judge , who put him under formal investigation on charges of murder, aiding and abetting
holding and using weapons, being in possession of an explosive device, and hostage-taking in relation to what happened at the buttoc-- at the bataclan. aurore: while awaiting trial, he has been taken to the biggest jail in europe. it's also a high-security jail. he will be held in solitary confinement. frenchne n.: four -- for authorities, one priority now is person safe before he is eventually put on trial. josh vardey tells us more. abdeslam may now be in high-security in france, but that does not mean that terror suspects are safe -- the terror suspect is safe. he says he is willing to talk to authorities.
this alone means he has enemy in many places, from the islamic state group him up to those whose lives were affected by the terror attacks in paris and brussels. he will be held in custody until the trial. analysts say this is likely to be upheld. he is in isolation here outside of paris, at europe's largest prison. he will have no contact with any other detainee. the prison director decides how long it will last. >> his incarceration will be over team -- overseen by a surveillance team especially assigned to that task. the team will be made up of experienced guards who have trained and the detention of people considered dangerous. the -- the present administration has my full trust and is aware of the responsibility they have and what's at stake. of magistrates will conduct hours of interviews with the suspect in preparation for the trial.
interviews will also be carried of with victims and witness the attacks, in which 137 people died. catherine n.: the thorny issue of religion has been headline news in turkey today after the prime minister declared that its new constitution will include secularism. ahmet davutoglu made down -- downplayed -- thats reignited a debate goes back to the founding of modern turkey almost 100 years ago today. andrew has more. andrew: secularism versus religion. in turkish society, the fault lines don't get any bigger than that. turkey's parliamentary speaker, who is at work on a new draft constitution, exposed that rift. >> our constitution should not
avoid the concept of religion. it should discuss religion. andrew: with that, he triggered a public outcry, even street protests. the prime minister shot down his comments on wednesday. >> secularism will feature in the new constitution we draft as a principle that guarantees citizens freedoms of religion and state and ensures the state's at an equal distance from all faith groups. since recep tayyip 's party came to power, that vision of the state has increasingly been in question. the akp lifted bans on women wearing headscarves in schools and limited alcohol sales. that reflects the fact that turkey is an overwhelmingly muslim country. opponents of the government say
that the balance has been tipped .n favor of islam secularism has been a cornerstone of modern turkey cost national identity -- modern turkey's national identity going back to when the republic was founded. that's why disputes like these never failed to polarize public opinion. this time around, there is more at stake. the outcome of this debate could decide the future shape of turkey. catherine n.: there is criticism for austria after it adopted some of europe's toughest asylum laws. the controversial bill allows for the government to declare a state of emergency if migrant numbers suddenly rise and to reject most asylum-seekers at the border, even if they hail from a war zone. now removed what it calls a centerpiece of refugee protection. last year, austria received around 90,000 asylum requests, the second highest per capita amount in the whole of the
european union. could political deadlock lead to catalonia's political independence? a day after a snap election was announced. spanish lawmakers have failed to since laternment december. a new poll will be held in june. barcelona -- from let's talk about catalonia. he seems utterly convinced the region will now break away from spain and that it does not need madrid's blessing. ? could he be right -- could he be right? >> i don't think so. has beenan government back and forth for a while now. i think they will wait until the government is formed. they will wait to break, if they
.o, in a negotiated way in the framework of the european union, the cost would be very high. i don't think that is a real danger right now. obviously, the lack of -- thisnt is making the more problematic. catherine n.: perhaps just some politicking. in terms of the wider political situation in spain, how different a result is this snap election in june really like to asow -- likely to throw off to the results in december? we still have the same parties with, presumably, more or less the same policies. >> the spanish citizens' preferences have not changed much. we don't expect a big change in the results.
there might be some movement. could makemovements it easier to form a government. we expect that after a second vote, parties would be more willing to take risks of creating -- atherine n.: six months is long time to go without a government. could this be a dangerous situation for spain? >> not dangerous in the sense that it is still a democratic country. the system works more or less, but there has been a lot of debate with this decision taking, with the thing with the -- pean union on refugees
it has been negotiated by a spanish government that has no legitimacy right now. obviously, some decisions can be taken. we don't have a government that engagee deep reforms or in serious changes. catherine n.: thanks so much for giving us your thoughts. it has been an emotional day in .iberal will -- liverpool relatives of the 96 people killed in the worst sporting gathered,n the u.k. laying flowers at day afternoon question read found that the --ths had been unlawful laying flowers a day after an inquest found that the deaths had been unlawful.
the police were found responsible in the inquest. on, the current head of the police force concerned was suspended over his role in the case. the u.k., moving onto the debate over whether it should remain a member of the european union, the idea that britain would be better off outside of the eu is a delusion, according to the head of a leading international body. -- king in london earlier delano d'souza reports. month's salary lost by 2020. that's what the oecd says britain stands to lose if they eu.t the the aftershock of a break with
the eu with hurt growth on the --tinent, has -uncertainty- ncertainty over the bloc's future comes into question. >> support for the brexit argues that the u.k. would achieve a more liberal trade regime outside the eu than it enjoys now. this is a delusion. the brexit tax just gets bigger. we see no economic upside for the u.k. whatsoever. the only question is where on this spectrum of possible losses the outcome lines up. the oecd is the imf and g20 in cautioning against a brexit. this month, the british finance ministry warned the country would be permanently poorer if it left the bloc.
barack obama weighed in to the debate, saying britain would move back -- to the back of the queue in trade talks with washington in the event of a brexit. the gloomy warning from the oec has been dismissed as flimsy -- been dismissed as flimsy. catherine n.: the olympic torch is officially on its way to brazil now with just 100 days to go until the summer games in rio de janeiro. head of thehe greek organizing committee attended a ceremony earlier on. the fashion designer, stella mccartney, has unveiled the british team's official kit. the flame itself will be flown to brazil. it is heading into somewhat stormy skies for the organizers, as oliver farry explains.
oliver: 100 days ahead of the olympics, rio de janeiro says it is on course to be ready, even if the usual -- one of the main concerns is holdups on a transport link to the olympic park. the city promised it would be finished on time. >> the deadlines are tight. it is important people realize time frames are short. maybe we have not had the time to improve some operations, but i want to assure residents that it will be functioning. oliver: there was a major cause for concern last week when a new tidal wave was swept into the sea. the outbreak of the zika virus and political instability are also raising concerns, but the government says things are under control, and even problems with raw se at one of thewage -- with raw sewage at one of the event
sites are being dealt with. >> one of our problems has been pollution. in seven years, we managed to sell half of that. i think it is still a significant achievement. locals in the city's shantytowns and favelas are being complained of -- are complaining of being chased from their homes for olympic development. we cover removals within the city. when police get aggressive in trying to remove communities, they are usually their controlling the area. -- they are usually there controlling the area. oliver: worries have been spreading. brazil is trying to emphasize its success in hosting events, such as last year's world cup, to show things will go off fine.
catherine n.: plenty of money matters on the minds of the rio organizing committee. it is to money matters we turn now where will hilderbrandt has the business news. we start off with a look at wall street. william: there have been two big announcements. yesterday, apple's results -- very disappointing. the revenue was the first time it declined in 13 years. a little over an hour ago, the u.s. federal reserve announced it was not going to raise interest rates. the dow jones is up 0.9 -- 0.39% . the nasdaq and s&p 500 are still in the red, feeling the results of -- feeling the apple results. earlier, europe finished mixed. slightly higher. germany's eddie disclosed up 6% -- germany's adidas" 6%. closed up's adidas
6%. end to a rapidly escalating bidding war. we have this report. a porter: a $1.16 billion -- - 1.16 billion euro offer and darty will soon have a new offer. -- owner. had been over darty ranging for months. both potential buyers had one upped each other past the one billion euro mark. according to this analyst, the retailer has no other choice. >> fnac was focused on culture, . for several years now, fnac's focusas been moving his
from cultural products towards household goods. reporter: a strategic shift that has brought about many questions about the brand's future and job security. >> what i want to know is what will happen to the employees. i heard some stores would be shut. reporter: union representatives and darty -- at dar have notty made any -- at darty have not made any comment. some fear that the takeover could lead to as many as 3000 job cuts. william: let's take a look at some other business headlines. a u.s. court has ruled against amazon, saying the e-commerce giant is liable for in-app purchases made by children. u.s. regulators received many complaints from parents. the judge said it was illegal to bill parents for purchases made without their consent. increased labor costs
pushed quarterly earnings down 9%. they are downsizing their workforce by about four -- 4500. they posted $1.2 billion in profit. fell 60%, butts the japanese videogame giant did reveal the date of its next console. the company says it will be a brand-new gaming concept. it will be released around the world in march, 2017. in germany, a mass strike has led to hundreds of flight cancellations. the labor union, verdi, represents a wide range of public sector workers across the country, some 2.4 million people in total. the strike has drawn condemnations from some. to resume on due
thursday. lufthansa canceled almost 900 flights, equivalent to about 60% of its daily traffic. risenion wants a 6% pay for its members and rejected an offer for about half that amount earlier this month. >> we need a serious increase in wages. in gap between development the public sector and the overall economy has to be reduced as far as the standard wages are concerned and gradually erased. we need to secure the occupational retirement provision. we need something of an entitlement for young people, to show than a princess -- that an apprenticeship in the public sector remains attractive. we want to put a stop to temporary employment arrangements. william: electric cars are normally impervious to economic woes, but not so in china. the latest generation on display at the chinese auto show, drawing fewer buyers. the country's crackdown on
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