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breaking news germany's economy minister says counter measures. in response. to impose sanctions on the russian energy sector officials have been raising concerns that european business is. a long time aide to a number of high profile u.s. house democrats is arrested on charges of committing financial trying to leave the country but only one of the many. called by the opposition. to the country's president.
this is. the repercussions are already rolling for sanctions that have been signed off germany's economy minister says there's the possibility of the e.u. taking countermeasures to america's anti russian sanctions bill those restrictions are aimed at punishing companies with ties to russia's energy sector that's raised fears of disruption to a major russian joint project the north stream two gas pipeline. it is bad that the us has left the common line it had with europe for sanctions against russia there is a possibility of counter sanctions against the guinness we've heard from the german minister of economy and energy there. but she's not alone in those that have been critical of this latest round of sanctions that's been proposed by the united
states we've also heard from the austrian chancellor christine care he posted online saying that these were unacceptable he said that politics and business should not be mixing when it comes to making decisions like this such as putting sanctions in place on another country we've also heard from unions as well who are concerned about potential impact on their members that work within the energy sector there's been a meeting a conference taking place from the german committee of e.u. economic relations that they've described the sanctions as they're written right now as unacceptable and fact the managing director of that organization which is an organization which resists with represents german and business interests throughout eastern europe spoke to r.t. he had this to say it in particular of do you plan sanctions notice a very negative form. especially for the energy sector because under sanctions
under the threat of strings and especially energy pipeline exports from russia over in the united states we understand that serious players serious big multinational corporations were lobbying representatives before they went into vote to try and convince them not to support this bill that didn't work but the names on the list include of course energy giant such as be an exxon mobil but also other big multinational search is ford and boeing as well so i think it stands we're still going to have to wait to see what the ultimate reaction will be from the european union if the. sanctions go ahead as planned could the nuclear option be triggered which would be the e.u. placing economic sanctions on the u.s. business it's certainly an option it's still on the table if you take what the german economy minister an energy minister had to say earlier on on thursday we're keeping an eye on this of course it are all over there however u.s. sanctions aren't always very effective let's take north korea for instance south
korea's central bank estimates that last year its neighbors economy grew by almost four percent after bouncing back from a downturn in twenty fifteen young and also boosted its exports and continues to develop its nuclear capabilities and of course it's not just north korea that seen a degree of economic success in spite of u.s. sanctions iran too has been forced to diversify its economy and find new trading partners to cope with the measures kalam open explains more on the. the new sanctions targeting russia north korea and iran are not exactly a big hit in europe the head of the e.u. commission decided to give the world a piece of his mind the u.s. bill could have unintended unilateral affect the impact of the e.u. use energy security interests america first kind of mean that europe's interests come last yes everybody has their own agenda and right now the usa is having a hard time getting everyone else to play ball take
a look at north korea right now their economy is booming the best it's been in seventeen years at least that's according to estimates from the south korean central bank right now their g.d.p. their imports and their exports are rising despite international sanctions now donald trump decided a long time ago who he thinks is to blame for that. treaty between china and north korea grew almost forty percent in the first quarter so much for china working with us but we had to give it a try and iran is a similar story even before the nuclear related sanctions were lifted under the iran deal india and china were buying their oil in your imports one hundred ten million tons of crude per year we would not decrease imports from iran iran is an important country for india despite u.s. and european sanctions on iran. china will import crude oil from iran based on demand and will not be influenced by the edicts of any country can america impose
sanctions on other countries outside of the us the answer can always be no because the post world war two author of a us dollar germany right out of washington d.c. the so-called washington consensus is disintegrating it's falling apart and that the u.s. doesn't seem to want to take on reality they want to live in the past or they want to believe that they're the policeman of the world and they're going to impose sanctions they're just pushing germany into the arms of russia and then you've got an enormous axis of power in germany russia and china and they're going to get out of the u.s. dollar how's that going to help the american economy if the u.s. dollar loses its position as world reserve currency us leaders love capitalism and economic freedom but in the twenty first century global economy just because u.s. leaders don't want to trade with somebody doesn't mean that everybody else has to
follow their lead cable mop and r t new york. thanks for your ninety consultants who work for congressional democrats has been arrested on bank fraud charges while trying to leave the country he was a staffer debbie wasserman schultz the former d.n.c. chairwoman in run worked for house democrats for more than a decade with dozens of officials he reportedly had access to some of the d.n.c. chairs personal electronic devices. takes a closer look at the case. a former congress i.t. aide was arrested by the f.b.i. on monday when trying to board a flight abroad that was for alleged bank fraud and well possible bank fraud in fleeing the country doesn't look good for him on the one his case gets more interesting the deeper you look i. i
i . mean one family has a few skeletons in their closets back in february they were accused of charging congress workers double the actual cost for i.t. equipment and pocketing the profits and other reports suggest that they have been stealing and exposing sensitive data to outside sources and some people on the hill fear that the group may have been blackmailing house members i don't know what they have but they have something on someone something is wrong then mark interestingly enough they remain on washington's payroll and despite the accusations the ones enjoyed an unusual amount of loyalty from congressman one even saying the claims
were based on his lala phobia i wanted to be sure individuals not being singled out because the nationalities of the religion they provided great service for me and there were certain times in which they had permission by me to access some of my dates among the family patrons was debbie wassermann schultz including when she was still democratic national committee chair she gave them wrong a one direct access to her i pad which contain e-mails which infamously appeared in the d.n.c. leak schultz also reacted badly when capitol police attempted to search one of her laptops is a member loses the equipment is free and it is found by the. we saw your stand and it is identified as that number members apartment it is supposed to be returned yes or no depends on the circumstances under my understanding because the police is not able to confiscate members equipment when the member is not under investigation i think you're violating the rules when you when you conduct your business that way. interesting that there would be consequences surely that warrants a bit of attention however the story never made it to the headlines of any major
outlets in theory in this story should be huge it's up all the right ingredients politics hacks sensitive data leaks and even blackmailing but of course it's nothing one very popular trend a finger pointing at the kremlin. r.t. washington d.c. we got some reaction to this we talked to john had who's from the u.s. middle east alliance he says the way stories like this are reported showed the mainstream media in the us as a rock bottom mainstream media are in cahoots with the d.n.c. you know they have just turned a blind eye it just seems that the mainstream media is intent on doing the bidding of the democratic national committee i'd never thought that that journalism in this country did reach such a low as to be so you know unfair in their analysis to be so politically motivated in the way the cover because they cover cases there's so many
questions so i hope it doesn't go away and i think it's important for the non-mainstream media to kid to beat this drum so that it gets the coverage it deserves and that concert there are consequences for any illegal activities that that may have taken place. a man was killed in venezuela on wednesday during the first day of a national strike called by the country's opposition the protest comes in response to president duros decision to form a body which will redraft the crisis ridden country's constitution. and.
he's been speaking exclusively with the venezuelan president he told us that the opposition there has been attempting to undermine the socialist government for years. i think the opposition has been doing this for eighteen years first against hugo chavez and for the past four years against me there's no other way to resolve conflicts in the country than through democracy and elections in may for three and a half weeks i tried to establish direct dialogue with the opposition i wanted to include them in parliament but they refused it's a period of political isolation they drifted into right wing radicalism they were imprisoned by a strategy of violence and ignoring those who voted for them. but
i've been as waylays ready for any scenario i think is insane for the extreme right in the us to be talking of a blockade against venezuela in fact they've already started an indirect blockade against our financial system this was the cause the crisis over the past three years but we have economic strength in venezuela always pays what it owes and fulfills its responsibilities in two thousand and seventeen two thousand and eighteen and two thousand and nineteen our country will continue to fulfill them. to europe next a new report found the german media has taken a positive position on the influx of migrants into the country and paid little attention to people's concerns over the crisis up until late autumn twenty fifteen hardly any editorials dealt with the concerns fears and also resistance of a growing part of the population the report also reveals that on average new sources carried seventeen articles a day on the migrant crisis during the summer of twenty fifteen many promoting the
success stories of those who came and settled it also states that dissenting voices were excluded from the discussion echoing the message from the authorities it's called off and it's important for us not to follow those who are called ness or hatred in the heart sick to exclude others while claiming german their identity for themselves a considerable part of the population believes that journalism is apparently forced to manipulate information. separately a recent poll in germany showing that over half of germans feel that they're lied to by the media and around a quarter say they believe the government works with the press to manipulate public opinion political scientist vanderpump south also told us that he believes biased reporting is eroding many germans faith in traditional news outlets germans usually trust the media and stare for it was quite an exception that they felt that there was a split between what they were observing and what the read in the newspaper during
his month or so great influx of immigrants the media said well we have an educational function we really have to show the germans that things are different than both think but actually the media themselves were carrying their point too far and this came as a deception for many germans and we could measure in the polls at the clyde in trust to the media as a reaction on the side of the media journalist started to apologize for having not properly fulfilled their professional duty is during this migration crisis this is still plenty ahead the issue of police brutality in the u.s. is being catapulted back into the media spotlight after footage is released showing an officer shooting a man forty five times we'll get into that right after this break.
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and i again welcome back you dash cam video footage has been released showing police shooting a man forty five times in america's atlantic city twenty fourteen the killing took place following a car chase through four cities after the man refused to be searched by offices a warning though you may find some of the images we're about to show you upsetting to watch. it was. the police officers seen firing as soon as the man who was armed and high on the drug p.c.p. got out of his vehicle we can show you all of the images but the officers continue shooting long after the man stopped posing a threat we discussed what happened with the peace activist he told us that the police can always find a way of justifying heavy handedness. actually the police in america are trained
to shoot at the body mass to shoot at the to shoot for the vital organs and not to shoot in the legs there's always an excuse for using deadly force but let's be honest these kinds of excesses will continue to happen as long as we have persons who are teaching the police to be brutal and violent instead of training to treat american citizens as if we are people not combatants officers in the us regularly accused of employing brutal policing tactics here's a look back at some other high profile incidents from recent years. thank you. all right. no you have to stay right here. we have this many police shootings nationally it is the rational that
america calls itself a human rights leader when the very basis of this country has been this systematic violation of human rights but it seems as if there's a conspiracy by the police to not shoot and if necessary kill violent dangerous. people criminals in our society and they kill people who are not dangerous. but a quick look ahead to a program airing today on. his about the possible deployment of u.n. peacekeepers to syria it's on a boy who sits down with the man in charge. there has to be a peace agreement before there can be deployment of peacekeepers and you know the special representative of the secretary general mr stuff understood that keeps on trying to bring the parties together in collaboration of course with the permanent members of the security council. notably that i should transition in united states
i was quite encouraged personally although i don't believe in this matter that it be but i was personally encouraged to read the limited cease fire agreement which was decided in the meeting between complexity into president vladimir putin the and present. and i think there are some good signs we hope for the best over the last few years we have been changing to what we call in program criticality assessment so at every point of time the security is being assessed not to buy when the u.n. staff should leave but by what that eadmund should be made for them to be able to be present them to deliver their program. cuts the full program here in a couple of hours now a complex and technical board game that simulates all out war between europe and russia has failed to sell many copies and for those who've bought it they've been
left confused. got hold of it to try and see what it's all about. hi gary pauly i'm going to be reviewing a new game that's come to our attention here who can strike very robust box that could be bulletproof but i'm going to be on boxing it and telling you all you need to know about it in order to find out what this game is all about. very hard to unlock oh there we go face of the man himself very complicated instruction manual here you can't have a board game without a board see it all the wall the mall because nuclear strikes i am recruited are up this engine is bad and i'm going to be an external conference room in order to give putin strikes it's for us to sortie.
where we go are you fond of board games than the old school this is the instruction manual. there are these markers the russian forces the nato forces it's one join. yeah i'll be russia obviously. i'm going to put the russian ones rising the russian ones but you have you put your nato ones are using the nato ones had good going to get a. great . so you planning on on taking crimea bad so what's what's going on here now unlike most war games the movement from the units on tend to. do you actually have to be a nato general or a russian in general to understand how this works you know this this game doesn't
have to reflect reality it's going to pepper the. but in russian battalion do we have any slack to seize the any option ok thank you very very much ben. ok guys say that was a little taste of pretend strikes for you mr this is pretty special it's probably the only one you're going to see in this game because the man in the specialist store when we bought this said that we were the last people to ever practice. strikes if you don't like it change to restore justice to the world order this is a pretty good place to stop. it's navy day in russia on sunday the northern port city of st petersburg will be hosting some of the most impressive joints of the see.
a quick reminder of all top story before a go germany could possibly retaliate if the u.s. introduces new harsh sanctions against the russian energy sector we're across the reaction on air and online well for me in thirty six minutes. here's what people have been saying about rejected in the senate it's pull on. the only show i go out of my way to launch you know what it is that really packs a punch oh yeah it is the john oliver of r t america is doing the same we are
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quarterback by team owners for his activism and support of black lives matter but this week also saw the n.f.l. as ongoing battle with with and over traumatic brain injury taking it a startling turn according the results of a new study published this week in the medical journal jama chronic traumatic encephalopathy or c.t.e. was found in one hundred ten of one hundred eleven former n.f.l. players brains really let that one sink in a minute one hundred ten out of one hundred eleven former n.f.l. players brains had this degenerative brain disease that is the definitively caused by numerous blows to the head dr and mckee director of boston university's center and co-author of the new study told the media that quote there's no question that there's a problem in football that people who play football or are at risk for this disease and we urgently need to find answers for not just football players but veterans and
other individuals exposed to head trauma yes the n.f.l. has made rule changes equipment changes they've donated vast sums of money to the study of c.t. and other brain injury related diseases but all of that work could just end up being nothing more than passing out life jackets on the titanic. what if what if playing the game of football is ultimately found out to be similar to playing a game of russian roulette with an automatic this begs the question will a league that clearly cares so little about the free speech and civil rights of its athletes actually care about their health and will we the fans who give them our hard earned cash care or will we just move on to the next crop of gladiators to cheer for when the old ones of slowly lost their minds find out as we start watching the hawks. that the.