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>> welcome back to the studio, live from paris on "france 24". look at our top stories this hour. at least 42 migrants are dead after their boat capsized off the coast of egypt. 600 men, women and children were on board. search and rescue efforts are ongoing. the latest from our correspondents. a nightfor calm after of rioting and looting in charlotte, north carolina, in the united states. mayor of the city appealed to residents. tuesday, yet another black man was killed by police. make-or-break moment for syria. those were the words of u.s.
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general ban ki-moon as the u.n. security council met to solution to the crisis. monday withexpired no plans to extend it. anchor: a boat carrying around off theants capsized coast of egypt this wednesday. at least 42 bodies were 154vered while another rescued.re rescue efforts are ongoing on. the tragedy took place on the syrians,nean sea and egyptians, sudanese and other board.lities were on we're joined by our
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correspondent in cairo. what more do we know about the accident? reporter: 43 people have been killed and 154 rescues off the east of alexandria, a point forunch smuggling ships. don't have complete confirmation on the the passengersf but 400 are still missing. egyptian health authorities are casualtiesor further through the night but it could be one of the largest sinkings theappen through .editerranean this year anchor: is egypt becoming one of launching points? reporter: according to some,
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approximately 12,000 have left topt already this year italy. that's more than the 7,000 that left in the same period last year despite the fact that egypt is the longest journey. days at sea to get 700taly with the boats with people on booter -- the boats and food. at the moment it's looking pretty all of. >> thank you so much for joining cairo inhe latest from egypt. calling for calm. charlotte, north carolina, tried to lower tensions after a night of violent protests and looting tuesday. more than a dozen were injured clashes, including police officers. demonstrators gathered hours a black man was killed by a police officer in the parking lot of an apartment complex. leastolice have killed at 780 people in 2016.
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on a majorraffic interstate highway comes to a early onl in charlotte wednesday. lanes and throwing rocks off an overpass into traffic. of protestors clashed with riot police in an explosive shootingover the fatal of the black man by police earlier. tear gas canisters were hurled lines.wards police some demonstrators were driven a sense of injustice, others by fear. >> i'm a black guy. moment aing any given cop comes, likely i'll be shot, armed or not. shot.e people getting shot everywhere. youou're a black guy, probably should be scared. we don't want to get shot. police whot was the came under attack on wednesday,
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as protestors swarmed their cars. around a dozen officers were injured, including one hit in the face with a rock. a local wal-mart was overrun by looters and vandals. protestors broke out after 43-year-old keith lamont scott was shot by a police officer who and posed aas armed threat. the unrest in charlotte came hours after a demonstration in tulsa, oklahoma, over the shooting of terence crutcher. hands in the air and unarmed, this police footage shows the the 40-year-olde black man was preemptively shot by a female officer, afraid he a weapon.hing for both incidents are currently under investigation. and expertesearcher on security and police issues joins us. thank you so much. as i mentioned, at least 780 been killed by police in the united states
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since january 1. that's on average three people a day. 97% of cases where there's a is nota police officer charged for the killing. from a legal perspective, how is possible? >> the thing is that it's always officersof police against the word of victims, or witnesses. and generally injuries tend to believe more easily what police officers say. so this generates a lot of discontent. anchor: even with body cams? cams preventbody that. body cams have significantly police brutality where implemented. i think most of the incidents are in areas where they don't body cams because if you take the example of rialto in california, complaints for police brutality are down around 80%. it was the first city that implemented that.
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anchor: that means we're giving police license to kill. they're allowed to get away with it. they're not supposed to. in the case of tulsa, for there's nohen apparent threat, there's no weapon, the individual is not he's not making any gesture that can be dangerous, this is totally unacceptable and from a legal point of view, that's homicide. the problem is that you have cases ane, two, three year when police officers are actually charged and convicted for that. anchor: we hear a lot about the black victims of police violence. they targeted more than other groups? >> from a statistical point of view, they're obviously more be victims of police bullets than other groups. 40% oftance, around individuals unarmed killed by the police in 2015 in america were african americans. you are a young black times morere nine likely to be killed by the
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police than any other group in yeah, they're, definitely more targeted. there are several explanations argument to that. an explanation is the bias of officers. anchor: racism. >> racism, prejudice, and the any africanhat american individual is a possible threat, is more likely to be dangerous. given, notxplanation necessarily by the police, also by social science, is that african americans are more likely to get arrested for street crime and those arrests more likely to go wrong than other arrests so that would be another explanation. course, it's very hard to determine which one is more important in social science. mix of several reasons. anchor: how would you compare for police in the united states? there is very, very strong police in thee united states. you were talking about the juries early. thatould you compare support with other countries,
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like in france? >> in france, due to the terrorism context to the terrorist attacks and all the imposed onhat's been the police in the past two years, law enforcement officers are pretty popular. ironically, people think the police are unpopular in france. actually, the approval rate is 80% and 82% in france so it's pretty high. is today in what it america. it varies a lot depending, of racial groups, the support for the police among if youans is very high take african americans in some areas, it won't be that high. there's that -- anchor: there's also the fact that the police in france generally kill fewer people. >> less than 15 a year. five au.k., less than year. anchor: thank you so much. >> no problem. thank you. on, in anving emergency meeting on syria, the u.n. security council met for last-ditch talks to end the
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conflict two days after an attack on a u.n. aid convoy. 20 civilians were killed and 18 trucks carrying food, water and struggling veerns syrians were destroyed. russia and the united states blame each other for the attack that came as a week-long truce without plans to renew it. reporter: it was a chance to crumbling syrian deal, but the u.n. security council crisis meeting lack ofred the deep trust between u.s. and moscow. on monday, 28 workers were killed in an outrageous sustained two-hour attack fully authorized humanitarian mission near aleppo. fully authorized. now this attack has dealt a very heavy blow to our efforts to bring peace to syria and it
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raises a profound doubt about the assadssia and regime can or will live up to obligations they agreed to in geneva. russia,: according to washington are the ones at fault for compromising the truce. u.s. coalition forces bombarded syrian soldiers. hand inenies having a the convoy attack. >> we insist on a very thorough and impartial investigation of the attack of the humanitarian convoy, many said it could have a rocket or artillery shelling, that was what the initial reports were. then helicopters or warplanes were mentioned. refrainnk we need to from emotional reaction. suspendedthe attack all humanitarian convoy into anel -- aleppo where
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estimated quarter million people are trapped and facing starvation. the u.n.rnoon, announced it would resume aid areasries to the besieged again. anchor: campaign season gathering steam in france. candidatesday, seven for the center right primaries were announced. men, one woman squaring off in november. two main parties, the candidate who wins the ticket good chance at winning the presidency. reporter: the starting gun has a race to secure the presidential nomination of france's main opposition party. center right party is to pick one out of seven candidates. sarkozyresident nicolas sarkozy -- a woman in the race. pack is 71-year-old. >> the front runner according to right now is former
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prime minister, former foreign statesman who has to appeal, appeals broadly centrists and right wing voters. the polls foring about a year now. the second one is nicolas former leader of the conservative party. reporter: all candidates have obtained the required number of endorsements to run, except one. registered voters can vote as long as they pay two euros sign a charter of shared values. the primaries are set to take in november. a fairly new ritual in french politics. >> on the right, there's always been a bonaparte tradition where strong man emerges from the as thed is designated leader. reporter: before the first seven candidates will
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have to convince supporters during three televised debates. incumbent nicolas sarkozy is set to fight a hard-line campaign identity.ational party heavyweight will push a more moderate agenda. suggest the winner of the november primary will have a good chance of securing power in elections next may. hoping to stop the challenge the far right nationalist front. anchor: a volatile atmosphere in the french border town of calais this wednesday. a fight broke out between migrants and security forces. one police officer was injured custody.ee taken into former frenchh president n nicos sarkozy was visiting. sarkozy called for the of controls atrn all of france's borders to beingt the country from submerged by migrants. work has started on a wall to tryingylum seekers from to cross the channel into the
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u.k. dubbed thet has been great wall of calais. thew hundred meters from sprawling jungle camp, a four-meter-high structure is keep refugees out. u.k.-funded wall will run for a kilometer on both sides leading to the port extending the wire fences already in place. the goal is to dissuade migrants from jumping on to trucks heading to the u.k. but aid ofups say it's a waste money. it's a very bad way to spend our british friend's money. these incidents on the highway aren't only happening here. they're happening further away. they even happened at a nearby highway so for this wall to be, effective, we would need it probably to go all or way to dunkirk, leal, paris. reporter: the jungle migrant camp was partially dismantled and frenchs year authorities plan to fully
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demolish it but they haven't said by when. thousands of migrants are languishing here in squalid conditions. them create road blocks in a bid to jump on to slowed-down vehicles. it's a dangerous and sometimes deadly mission. last week, a 14-year-old afghan killed by a passing car as he tried to board a truck. the wall is expected to be by the end of the year. former for more on french president nicolas sarkozy visit to calais, we're joined by professor of french politics and head of french at aston university in the u.k. thank you very much for joining us. clearly on the campaign trail with this visit. what is his message by going to time? at this >> it's not a surprise at all to a placey is going that brings together a number of
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the issues on which he clearly his campaign.cus the migrant crisis, law and order, and the security of france's borders. calais is the hot spot in terms all three of these issues. so it's a natural place for look to gain traction for his campaign. been going to some of the most populist targets -- can't speakho french, women in burkinis what, he calls the tyranny of and a feckless social government unable to keep france secure. calais, another easy target with up to 10,000 to this camped there, list. wasor: the jungle in calay an issue in his presidency between 2007 and 2012. the migranteal with issue then? is he bringing anything new to
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the table? >> we can go back to 2003 when interior minister and at centerint the refugee was causing all sorts of problems and they were trying to process tens of thousands of migrants so they signed a deal, franco-british treaty which is where we are today. this is the deal that sarkozy is about tearing up but he doesn't mention the fact that he it ase one who signed interior minister in 2003. a was seen at the time as pragmatic way of containing the flow of migrants. it now would risk migrants being drawn in much french portsrs to looking to cross the channel so it continues to support the french and british authorities that this agreement should be makes a very yet easy target for populist appeal. anchor: thank you so much for "france 24".
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jim shields from aston university in the u.k. let's go on to business news with kate moody back on set. welcome back, kate. with astarting long-awaited announcement, the reserve.ral kate: this has been a long time coming, america's central bank to keep interest rates .etween at its september meeting, the fed cut back its forecast for year fromrowth this 2% to 1.8% and said inflammation remains below the 2% target, the decision ton the stay put. the laboren said
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market has been improving if there areonders dangers in waiting too long to raise rates. reflectecision does not lack of confidence in the economy. conditions in the labor market strengthening and we expect that to continue. remains low, we expect it to rise to our 2% objective over time but with up at arket slack taken slower pace than in previous for further improvement in the labor market and inflation continuing to run below 2%, we chose to wait for further evidence of continued progress toward our objectives. kate: her statement does lay the groundwork for movement by the end of the year, probably at the december policy meeting, and perhaps as many as two rate hikes next year. reliefreet has shown that the fed outcome was what
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investors had been expecting. stocks turning upwards. you can see the dow jones 100 points.ins over s&p up each over .375%. pared earlier gains. earlier in the session, investors cheered a decision by the central bank in japan. nikkei gained almost 2% tweaked itsnk interest rate policy. aterest rates already minus.1% and did change his approach to bond buying. we spoke to an expert from the shizoko, about the
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effect of the decision. policy on negative interest rate was squeezing the virtually telling them not to do any business considering reversal of long-term and short-term rates. this was to soothe the ground the banks and in japan we adhere mostly to indirect financing. source of funds are mainly from banks indirectly. react to the economy we have to make sure banks are healthy and i think this is a move that the bank of japan has done to rectify the current problem. things are about to get easier for european travelers smartphones. the european commission announced a deal to scrap roaming charges within the e.u. by june 22, they should be able using mobileme for
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phones abroad as in their home country. reporter: backtracking on europeanplans, the united commission presented proposals unlimited free roaming. >> the college decided not have limits.y instead, any subscriber can roam at home with either linksnt or have stable entailing frequent and substantial presence in the roamingtates of the provider. reporter: the roam like at home willsophy means consumers pay their domestic rate for all e.u. and messages in any member state. if the proposals go through, it milestone for the european commission. telecom companies are nervous plan and fear
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consumers could buy cheap sim cards in one country and use in another.ntly the commission says safeguards will be put in place to prevent abuse, allowing operators to intervene and charge roaming detect suspicious travel patterns. if trips made by europeans will stay as it is, then all the service providers, they can survive. reporter: the european parliament has to discuss and approve the draft before anything is cut in stone. is facing moren than eight billion in euros in claims. near then port headquarters has brought in the extra staff to process the paper received 750 new cases on monday alone, a year emissions cheating
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scandal. profits jumped at the world's clothing retailer in the first half of the year. sawish group inditex earnings rose 8% compared to a earlier. and an indian cabinet committee purchase of 36 french fighter jets. the eight billion euro deal will by the end of the deal as the french foreign minister friday.d to delhi the plans mark a major step in effort to modernize india's aging air force. to replacescrambling phones that were at the center of a safety recall. it's now been nearly three weeks the south korean giant announced a global recall of its note 7 smartphone after reports of it catching on fire. million phones
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affected in the u.s., presenting a challenge to replace them quickly. >> scrambling to recover from a safety scare. samsung says it shipped half a galaxy noteacement 7's to the u.s. after a million week amidled last safety concerns. owned byof devices u.s. users have been replaced in. south korea, samsung has 20,000 handsets. consumers say it's the least the company can do. >> they're doing a good job but think they have any other choice. they must focus on customer point. at this >> it's been a rough few weeks for samsung. just days before apple launched its new iphone, the electronic giant had to recall 2.5 million galaxy note handsets worldwide after reports of exploding batteries. the move wiped $14 billion off samsung's market value in one day. shares have recovered but are
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still trading 3% below their august value. the recall could cost samsung as much as $5 billion in lost revenue this year alone. >> hesitation towards the will create a lost to fourity of three million units for samsung in the september to december time frame there will be a slight dip in market share, we believe. isorter: meanwhile, samsung facing an angry backlash in china over response to safety concerns. the company hasn't issued a general recall of its devices in the country leading chinese consumers to believe they're not treated as well as western users. have a i'm glad i don't galaxy 7 samsung. thank you so much for the business news.
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