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which. choice. is what. three of the more. interesting holes in the wall. there should be. coming up on our to see hurricane on muslims the caribbean and could be heading straight for florida we'll have the latest from miami. and a suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a united states air base in afghanistan this following u.s. distributors and holds highly offensive leaflets if former pentagon official ways and. then could scientists have a solution to america's aches and pains to tell you about ground breaking news research that could mean an end to chronic pain.
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it's wednesday september sixth five pm in washington d.c. a matushka sweet and you're watching r.t. america we begin this hour with the latest on hurricane erma moving toward northern puerto rico after unleashing its fury on a string of caribbean islands this morning a category five storm slammed barbuda early wednesday before heading saying martin and wilma images posted on social media from say one showed massive flooding in overturned cars and destroyed homes with wind speeds of one hundred eighty five miles per hour or more is one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the atlantic a state of emergency has been declared in florida werman is currently aiming to make landfall this weekend as artie's marina port and i reports residents in the sunshine state are stocking up and preparing for the worst erma is likely to make landfall somewhere in the sunshine state over the weekend and evacuations of all residents in the florida keys. begins tonight individuals with special needs began
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evacuating from miami this morning and officials in miami dade county have advised residents in some low lying areas to start leaving some grocery stores have been struggling to keep water and canned food on shelves as residents stock up on hurricane supplies tuesday evening for gas stations i visited had run out of gas and this morning drivers throughout the region whited in long lines to fuel up florida governor rick scott is warning residents not to ignore evacuation orders ahead of irma calling the category five storm life threatening and larger than anything this state's has ever seen storm surge in stream winds the biggest concern right now the storm is bigger faster and stronger and do not sit and wait for the storm become is extremely dangerous and deadly and will cause davis station get repaired right now hurricane andrew hit florida in one nine hundred ninety two
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killing sixty five people and damaging some sixty eight thousand homes it was the most destructive storm ever to hit florida has prompted president trump to declare emergencies in florida puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands he addressed the storm during an oval office meeting with vice president mike pence and congressional leaders to see what happens we'll know a version or period of time but it looks like it could be something that will be not good believe me not good one major concern in miami is the dozens of construction sites and cranes throughout the city miami officials say the tower cranes hanging above residential areas are not designed to withstand a category five hurricane according to the buildings department the arms of cranes are not tied down and pose a potential danger to residents living in nearby buildings the. there are so many
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cranes throughout miami they've basically become part of the city's skyline if one hundred eighty five mile per hour winds blow against those heavy structures the damage could be catastrophic marina porter r.t. miami. the house overwhelmingly approved a seven point eight five billion dollar disaster aid bill today the measure passed four hundred eighteen to three now it heads to the senate however this comes as existing disaster funds are approaching dangerously low levels the federal emergency management agencies disaster relief accounts fell to one billion dollars of that remaining five hundred forty one million dollars have already been allocated for hurricane harvey recovery efforts four hundred seventy two million has also been set aside for wildfire recovery in southern california and for the fast approaching hurricane wilma by friday fema is warning lawmakers that they expect to completely run out of funds meanwhile in houston the environmental protection agency is investigating
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a hazardous plume of the carcinogenic chemical benzene originating from a petroleum refinery local officials say high levels of benzene have been detected within close proximity to the the liberal energy refinery luminary air samples from the manchester district of houston show concentrations of the chemical have reached three hundred twenty four parts per billion that's according to one ron the chief environmental science officer for the houston health department and not the visuals have also detected high levels of all the tile organic compounds linked to a variety of health problems including liver damage and cancer. well dozens of wildfires have erupted across the western united states this includes organ or state and federal politicians sent an urgent request to the truck ministration requesting aid to help tackle raging wildfires as one politician points out these fires are so severe they demand immediate action from federal officials he said quote my state is on fire washington idaho california and montana are on fire
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congress needs to they need to act now peter courtney said in a statement he said quote this is no time for politics it's time for action. well the national interagency fire center in idaho reported eighty large fires were burning across an area of two thousand two hundred square miles in nine western states in northern california alone a fire destroyed seventy two homes and forced two thousand people to evacuate and one thousand more were evacuated as high winds ignited flames in the canyon north of salt lake city utah. and coming up on our team hundreds of protesters have gathered and speaking out against a u.s. missile defense system in south korea we'll have that story coming up right after the break.
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all the world's a stage and all the news companies merely players but what kind of parties are in t. america playing party america offers more artsy america personally. in many ways the use landscape is just like the real news big news good actors bad actors and in the end you could never know you're on. the park and all the world's a stage all the world's a stage all the world's a stage and we are definitely a player. people have got to know whether or not fair presenter supply american people deserve to know the real difference at this point does it make must guard against the military industrial. we shall never go.
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or should know that. we do what we. think. i'm john harshman i'll give you what the mainstream media can't so big picture. take a little and when you question mark find what you're looking for this little. dog . will go deeper investigate and debate all so you can get the big picture.
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i think the average viewer just after watching a couple of segments understands that we're telling stories there are critics can't tell you know why because their advertisers won't let them. in order to create change you have to be honest you have to tell the truth parties able to do that every story is built on going after the back story to what's really happening out there to the american public what's happening when a corporation makes a pharmaceutical chills people when a company in the environmental business ends up polluting a river that causes cancer and other illnesses they put all the health risk all the dangers out to the american public those are stories that we tell every week and you know what they're working.
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to the streets today objecting to the terminal high altitude area defense also known as that nearly four hundred people showed up to protest the u.s. missile defense system artie's jacqueline bouvier has the story. i. am i i reported that there around four hundred demonstrators there who were protesting the deployment of four additional rocket launchers of the u.s. missile defense system and they clash with the police now the protesters protesters . reportedly trying to break into the administrative building of the u.s. base but were unsuccessful local media has reported that dozens of residents and several police officers in fact have been injured in those classes clashes and
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they've been taken to a nearby hospital a number of arrests have also been made at the demonstrations around eight thousand policemen were sent to the area in the south of the country near the future site of the rocket launchers some three hundred kilometers southeast of the capital now america's deployment of hardware includes aircraft carrier carrier strike group anti-missile ships as well as fighter jets and helicopters now the protests follow an announcement by the south korean defense ministry to add the rocket launchers designed to protect south korea from the threat of north korea but south korean substance have long objected to their installment not wanting america to increase their military presence in the country fearing the move could move to only further escalate the crisis and likely make them a primary target should decide to attack and they are of course not alone in their disapproval of the deployment in south korea both china and russia have strenuously opposed instalment viewing the move as undermining their security interests now the
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past sunday north korea tested an underground hydrogen bomb prompting the speed up of the program which the u.s. will consider a win as they have long wanted more control in south korea but the move itself is clearly leaving few others happy. the russian president says sanctions and. pressure will not solve the north korean crisis as jiang feels it's been backed into a corner and made the comments after speaking with south korea's leader at the eastern economic forum and now how has the details of this for most primarily a place for business and trade interests to find common ground but as you say there's only been one thing really hanging over the form one key thing on the agenda and that's been the korean crisis the crisis on the korean peninsula and president putin of south korea how often are concluded the talks they've done a joint press conference where putin again as russia's position has been over the
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last weeks and months that diplomacy negotiation was the only way long term to solve this crisis take a listen to each obviously the korean peninsula problem you can't just be solved using sanctions and pressure it's impossible let's not be driven by emotion and push north korea into a corner you know it's evident that there are some differences between the south korean and the russian position here the south korean government of course do favor a strengthening of u.n. sanctions against north korea particularly targeting the oil sector something that will very much be seen as an escalation in this crisis the russians of course have favored deploying we send you go she should long term and that still seems to be the case aside from that it's very much business as usual here for quite literally there's delegations here from over fifty countries several thousand people in attendance here hoping to sign trade and business deals last year that equal about thirty two billion dollars so very much significance in the asia pacific region the
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u.s. military can for a multiple casualties today after a suicide bombing at baghran air base just outside of kabul afghanistan r.t. samir khan has the latest on the situation. well a suicide bomber has detonated explosives to bag ram air base in afghanistan u.s. military forces have confirmed a small number of casualties but the exact number remains unknown at the moment the attack is believed to be a response to a highly offensive leaflet distributed by u.s. forces in the province on tuesday that depicted part of the taliban flag along with a passage from the koran on a dog this is an animal that's considered unclean in islam the bombing occurred only hours after a senior u.s. commander in afghanistan apologized for the leaflets the taliban responded saying it showed america's hatred for islam and that it proves the war in the country is a war between islam and unbelief according to news reports but this isn't the first
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time controversy struct struck the area in february two thousand and twelve u.s. soldiers mistakenly burned korans at the same background base alongside damaged books and texts from the airfields library well the incident prompted widespread protests and resulted in several deaths but we have to think that while fire fundamentalism is mostly to blame for this incident it seems like us imperialism plays a strong role in providing these terrorists with a motive to perpetrate these attacks one can only wonder if trump's new policy on afghanistan will further exacerbate the situation i when this is who sell the detonated explosives at the bagram air base told local media outlets that multiple people have been wounded and the afghan interior ministry spokesman confirmed that three civilians were injured in the blast two of whom are in critical condition the detonation took place at one of the entrances of the air base the attack was reportedly carried out by a suicide bomber riding
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a motorbike and this all comes after a senior u.s. commander in afghanistan apologize for a quote highly offensive leaflet distributed by u.s. forces a leaflet depicted apart of. the twelve month log which includes a passage from the qur'an on a dog an animal considered clean and islamic and the taliban or spondon saying the leaflets convey america's hatred for islam and i spoke earlier to michael maloof former pentagon official for his thoughts on the leaflet. if it's a war against terrorism from their perspective it would be a war against islam if they can if they can convey to their constituency there that the population that that the united states has shown a total disregard for their cultural sensitivities that they just want to make war . they're going to win converts that way and you couple that with the bombings that have been occurring on civilians this is not the way to win hearts and minds but do
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you think it's a little bit of a depth of standardly here other countries chanting death to america and then when something like this is done using the dogs something that they see is unclean is you know out of the question do you think the u.s. should be sorry for what they did they should be they should be trained before they go in on cultural sensitivities of the country and indeed the history of the cunt country that is not happening and consequently you have these young kids who come in they they've been trained for war they're not given any kind of background training or maybe just a little bit of what some of these cultural things are i remember abu ghraib and the way the prisoners were treated and they were letting women touch the men that just created tremendous animosity and you built up a lot of deliberately deliberately and this this created some of what was non-deliberate because we have. females in our military and they in that case of
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abu ghraib they were mingling with the prisoners they were bringing in dogs and scaring them to death and this this does not bode well. for trying to get information to try to prevent further attacks it only hardens that hardens them and they go out and become die in the wool terrorists as a consequence. any troops that are going in there including the commanders need to know the history of the country they need to know the cultural sensitivities because you're trying to win the hearts and minds on the one hand and but on the other hand if they conduct themselves the way they are combined with the bombings that have been occurring on civilians accidentally which leads to other investigations which you never hear the results of this this will only create new resistance and you're not going to eliminate the problem that you've been. there for in the first place and later said you know the bombers are still under investigation if this had happened but would you be surprised if this was in
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retaliation to the leaflet i would not be a surprise because if you have a dog and a in a leaflet like that shows the disregard for their sensitivities but when you equate it with islam. which is their religion and which they die and for that that sets up the resistance and there's no turning back from their standpoint they then regard you as the ultimate enemy and going to a point that you touched on earlier about the civilian casualties we know in two different airstrikes just last week twenty six civilians were killed what do you make of that. tells me we don't have good intelligence shows to me that our rules of engagement in terms of bringing in air. bomb droppings from the air are becoming more and more indiscriminate and and as a consequence it's resulting in these casualties these casualties will create greater animosity greater resistance as
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a consequence you can just imagine if it happened to our own homeland and to our own families getting wiped out by some but you're going to go out and fight regardless so i think what's happening is that no progress is. really going to be made that we're doing more harm than good over there right now we need a better outreach system we need people who understand the culture who can meet with the local local tribes people and can make them understand that we appreciate their culture we were sensitive to it it isn't just going out and killing it you've got to go out and have outreach you've got to talk to folks it should be a combination of things it's basically a combination of hybrid warfare and a counterinsurgency that will be lasting there's only been one counterinsurgency operation that ever worked and that was when the french went into algiers years ago they stayed and they worked with the local folks we're not doing that anymore we'll go into an area then we would retreat then we then we bring in new people who are
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totally unaware of the realities on the ground and the problem begins all over again and in some areas reports you alluded to something that happened back in two thousand and twelve where you know some of the koran caught on fire and one of the libraries there do you think it's still a sore spot for them oh yeah you you burn the koran you know you're discreate in their holy book i remember when there was an episode where a number of korans were taken out they were damaged or something and they were burned well somebody found out about it and reported it and the word spread like crazy and there was tremendous animosity in fact people were killed in the demonstrations because of it that's what if this can lead to you know you know building new friends or not when in their hearts and minds you're actually building greater animosity that's why i think to get to your point that we need better training we need if we're going to be in those countries we need to have a better understanding of the culture and we need to be very careful where we start
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placing our bombs particularly in the killing of civilians it's clear the pentagon is now now feels that they can. absorb a certain number of civilian casualties but when you're that individual that family your family members killed that's that's it and everything it's not we really appreciate your insight as always thank you so much michael maloof former pentagon official. coming up on r t syrian forces push isis fighters out of one of their strongholds in the country that and more and just a moment we'll be right back. and there's a real irony going. to be told like a little thing that a responsible way from the people in there it's always well that's what it's always about in the c.n.n. center dealing with all. wholesale surveillance you feel you have already while there's a limit to size and that's been trying to use the social media always on the story
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as it's garbage in real. threat. what politicians do you should just. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. you somehow want to reach. out to the right to be first to see what the fuck are you the more people are. interested in the waters and that. there should. say. i think the average viewer just after watching a couple segments understands that we're telling stories that are critics can't
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tell and you know why because their advertisers won't let them. in order to create change you have to be honest you have to tell the truth parties able to do that and . every story is built on going after the back story to what's really happening out there to the american what's happening when a corporation makes a pharmaceutical chills people when a company in the environmental group ends up polluting a river that causes cancer and other illnesses they put all that health risk all the dangers out to the american public those are stories that we tell every week and you know want their work in. our culture is awash in lives dominated by streams of never ending electronic hallucinations that. fiction until they are indistinguishable we have become the most. society on politics as
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a species of endless and needless little theater politicians more than just celebrity are two ruling parties are in reality one party corporate. those who attempt to puncture this vast breathless universe of fake news to sign the push through the t.v. and exploitation of the little shop for so far to the margins of society including by a public broadcasting system that has sold it sold for corporate money that we might as well be mice squeaking against an avalanche. we must. syrian forces have forced several isis fighters out of the city of the war the city has largely been occupied by the terror group for the last three years and since
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then it has become one of the largest pockets of extremist forces in syria. to government are you brigades were reunited after the siege on the city was finally lifted one had been trapped inside for all that time. has more on the liberation campaign the people of duress or won't have to pray for these to appear in the skies anymore for three years air drops with their only lifeline and the prayed for what was really just a handful of syrian soldiers to never let the city fall completely to islamic state while i still use any means absolutely anything to take their resort it's all over now but nearly nine months ago a sea of i saw all around the city and beyond how the country and black as you can
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see on this map since that point it's only been shrinking two thousand and seventeen so far a nightmare for islamic state and syria i'll break down the milestones for you number one palmira. the city with more than three thousand years of history had really been caught in a tug of war before march when the syrian army with russian air support took full control number two the city of rock the one known as the capital of the self-proclaimed caliphate. no more capital in iraq looks like the terrorist commanders ran from there and
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thanks to the efforts of the kurdish units and other u.s. led coalition fighters the hottest in the city are fully surrounded number three breaking the siege of errors or. this was one last chance all the remaining war might be had to offer off it went to dare resort according to russian army intelligence crossing islamic state in this area is the next step time to check up on the map now that's progress three black traces left the rooms of the self-proclaimed caliphate. a report out from today from united nations accuses the syrian government of using chemical weapons against civilians and also blames that for a gas attack in april an ellipse province artie's palace lior has more on the reports the united nations syria commission has issued
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a report in which it found that there was a chemical attack that was carried out back in april in and that those responsible were government forces using sarin gas against the civilian population and they based their contributions first and foremost on interviews with eyewitnesses victims and maybe coworkers they also used videos and photographs of what is important is that the investigators themselves did not travel to the scene of this attack and not that investigators are even stroking the fact was conducted by the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons the open the c.w. and the findings of the o.t. c w of course also used by being human commission is the first time around what is most important here is an open seat double recall did not assign blame it really was investigating whether or not this attack took place so what this means is that the question of who is to blame who is responsible is still open now the united
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nations reported not only focus on this alleged chemical strike it also looked at the question of civilian casualties due to the coalition air strikes in syria and what is not clear is why they mixed these two topics together particularly because the coalition civilian deaths constitute an important part of the report and they are based on solid evidence not least because that evidence is coming from the coalition forces themselves they have a detailed look at civil cases that are consumed by the coalition forces and you have the coalition as meting to killing more than six hundred civilians. activists say that that number goes into the thousands now a huge chunk of this you report is devoted to this question of civilian deaths caused by the coalition forces and only wants at the end of the report is they
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mention about this chemical attack and yet despite this on twitter the united nations has called those a report into the use of chemical weapons in han shy couldn't and not reports into civilian casualties that were caused by the coalition forces in syria. two men have been arrested in a suburb of paris on suspicion of plotting a terror attack the news comes just hours after it was revealed that spanish and moroccan authorities detained six people with alleged i saw links dubinsky has been following the story two men have been arrested and will be charged with terrorism offenses the men were arrested in an apartment in the south suburb of paris school view now what we understand is that a maintenance worker plumber had been in the apartment fixing a problem then had to learn to be authorities to suspicious materials in that apartment now when the police raided that apartment they found materials that could be used to make explosives and bombs such as gas canisters and why is now. the
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situation becomes even trickier when we understand that one of the men arrested apparently has admitted during his questioning in custody that he had been selling bullet proof vests to another man who is a suspect in a murder case here in france and he is also under suspicion of planning terror activities against churches here in france that's the latest on the situation here in france meanwhile spanish forces have arrested six people who are alleged to have links with eisel. state we understand that one of those arrests took place in a city which is in the spanish territory next to me rocco and the other arrests took place in morocco all of those six suspects are moroccans and one is said to be a spaniard and what we understand is those individuals were arrested today suspected of being involved with i so all islamic states and we understand from
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police sources that the suspects had been holding nightly meetings including holding terror training sessions in which they were simulating assassinations that come from police sources but we have also heard from the police that. no apparent links between this alleged terrorist cell in the city of medea and the terrorist cell that carried out those attacks just a few weeks ago in boss alone income on the mainland of spain. at a time of heightened surveillance rather an activist demand for transparency one individual has pushed for so what some may call a radical vision to oppose institutional injustice in the united states and abroad activists brown was released from prison a few months ago and has now created a collaborative investigation into the surveillance state and to talk more about this we're joined now by the creator of pursuance system they were around so
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barrett can you tell us more about the issuance system and how does it operate and what's the main goal. well in recent years like a lot of people i've come to the conclusion that the structures in the us and elsewhere structures that previously made people look to as resilient enough to deal with whatever came are simply not not bizarre at all i think that the american public in particular is essentially doomed i don't think the systems that are in place are capable of. reinvigorating the civic virtues that got that low for so long and that being the case i've always been interested in the ways in which citizens can use the internet use the sun mutual opportunity to collaborate across the world to change them from the outside and so i have some experience with these procedures and tactics in my time with anonymous you know working to help protect with the reaction in our investigation that are into the intelligence contracting
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industry which we unbuilt a number of criminal activities by the u.s. government and its court allies and so i was it would gleam a lot of lessons from this i think and the pursuing system is sort of the result of that it's a crowd sourced civic platform for massive collaboration massive engagements and eventually we believe. cogent fermentable opposition to criminalize missions cards and so in your opinion why is it important to create this framework for engagement and what you call to care so that collaboration and today's political climate. well we've seen we've seen some successes in the last ten years you saw with anonymous for about a period of two years or so there were some remarkable successes in which in which you suddenly had people who were around the world about a certain degree of skills the different backgrounds that kind of coalesced and translated into real action. it was as are set up it was very amorphous it was something that grew out of something entirely different was not intended to be an
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activist group of example and so my theory here is that you know if we were able to score these six. says on this very haphazard basis that if we were systematize out we do things that we would achieve that same agility that has been successful from time to time in sort of the internet based revolutions in tunisia for instance or in the campaign against so it was very i mean the most successful driven campaign if we can take learn from those what happened there and apply a broad enough framework that can incorporate masses of people with no prior relationship and allow them to create their own entity sense and to connect those entities and to build up more and more resilience and effective structures by which you oppose entrenched institutions while also bringing in existing institutions n.g.o.s nonprofit people to do the important work right now is to keep people's then if this is to be issues brought people's attention and if we can score additional successes we'll be able to eventually start changing the conversation
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internationally about how we should be governed and whether or not the nation state system we've inherited is the right system going forward and your legal defense team playing the d.o.j. differently obtained information about your supporters and donors and it's now in the process of legal action so what can you tell us about the lawsuit and all we can expect nothing for the lawsuit was filed by kevin gallagher that had a pretty legal on which to start raising money for me surely outgrows russ they were trying to get me a private attorney rather than the civil attorney that the court ordered to r.e.i. was how to add the time a number of people don't notice that on dr glenn greenwald in particular publicized it and the prosecutor tried to seize that person in a subpoena to repay the website when this money was being accumulated and seeking not just to find out how much money was in there on the grounds that they wanted to seize a that to pay my own public turning on what they did when they could sense the way
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they phrased it when i was asked about every measure but i also got the energy of every single person who can trigger. money my legal defense fund which is something they've got they have not been able to explain away i mean the back of a good this is a public record that's what it's a strong case and that's why do you see as how to bring in attorneys to help to spend this prosecutor these f.b.i. agents. against this case that was strong enough that a sizable opperman in gulf war i just got the sentencing and so that's going to be given some motions back and forth not to go to court of the first time in a few weeks in san francisco ok quickly we're short on time but what role should the internet mass surveillance and state police play in the future and do you think the american public will tolerate mass surveillance. i think surveillance is something that it's easier for the states to pass but i think the extent of a lot of the other things that we've already put before in terms of either got a program like this on and it may well have been online. for instance. things like
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ramos horta which we were real number of years ago in which no one really knows what it does and a lot of the snowden and what you exclude a lot of surveillance but actual interference with the public's ability to obtain information. if these these these organizations these three letter agencies and or think of the citizenry as another factor another hurdle to be just got to be got over and i think people who are what i think it's hard for anyone to really ran strain an allegiance records a state that continues to do this and never really address it in the same way we address you know much more moderate on social issues we'll have to see in the future are off limits i thank you so much activists mayor brown. and coming up on our day a deadly parasite more common than malaria is affecting hundreds of millions of people so what can be done about this epidemic more on that right after the break. but i'll just stick to. the digital clock. to get it checked.
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deadly parasitic has infected at least three hundred seventy million people worldwide making it more common than malaria however the neglected tropical disease really makes headlines health experts are now raising awareness about this threat of worms and hopes of eradicating it are cheaper to suncoast has the details from los angeles it's a thread where i'm known as a strong g boise's stare chorale is the odd name a toad infects humans through larvae infested soil all it takes is one touch and the warm can penetrate through human skin from there the war makes way into mucus tunnels the blood stream and the small intestine where it burrows and lays its eggs the eggs and hatch inside the intestines and after being excluded the worms can really infect their hosts many people are unaware that they have even been infected because there are often no symptoms however those who do experience symptoms have
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things like cramping diarrhea weight loss and rashes and in the most extreme cases the warm can spread throughout the entire body causing hyper infection and death due to changes in a host immune system the centers for disease control and prevention say soil and auto infection are not the only means of transmission in fact human to human transmission has been reported in organ transplants at institutions for the developmentally disabled and even in day care facilities according to the c.d.c. the strong g loyalties have classically been associated with uniform service veterans returning from tropical regions like southeast asia and the south pacific during world war two small domestic studies have shown infection in rural appalachian but the highest rates in the united states come from immigrant populations this is mainly because the warmly. lives in warm moist climates or in
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rural and agricultural areas and it mainly affects those who are institutionalized or economically disadvantaged researchers suggest that up to sixty percent of indigenous australians carry this infection the worm is incredibly hard to detect but anti parasitic drugs can get rid of the parasites when they are detected however many have now become drug resistant and therefore they can remain with a host for life researchers say the only way to abolish these parasites is to make sure that people even know that they exist awareness they say it will lead to more research and better treatment for what they say is the most neglected tropical disease on the planet in los angeles brigitta santos r t. scientists say they found a solution for chronic pain researchers have discovered a new paint that really impact way in nerve cells and eventually could make a good target for future drugs to fight chronic pain earlier i was joined by professor and vice chair of neuro science and director of jefferson flap the
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biology center who coauthored the study dr matthew dowd the i started by asking him how he conducted his research and if there were any surprises in his findings well i mean i think that the reason our study is interesting is there are several exciting and surprising findings you know we we've approach this problem from a fundamental science approach they're interested in how how things work and we're studying how to proteins basically stick together and it turns out because these proteins are important and pain related how much they stick together may relate tape so our study basically shows that if you make these proteins together too much that induces painful stimuli response and that's a surprise because we didn't really know that these proteins were urged this interaction between the spirit it was involved it and pay and so it's
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a new way in which you might cause pain and so because that's a new way that how you know how pain might be caused it's it's also a way in which we might. target it and find a new way to greatly and so what actually happens in our body when we feel chronic pain and how do you think your research could possibly help with chronic pain for years to come well i think it's one of those things where people are still discovering what happened so there's a few different ways in which you can get chronic pain and one of the ways in which that happens is neurons become sort of too excitable and the neurons are what carries the people information into the brain and so when they become too excitable they either are spontaneously active so you might feel chronic pain or their they give you painful stimuli from you know appropriate like light touch which isn't usually people and so there's a bunch of different ways that can happen and one way is that the iranians sort of
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. change how their synaptic connections are working so they work easily and too strong and can you present explain to us what chronic pain rules for the human body and why is it that some scientists call a phenomena of chronic pain and is it really a habit within the brain reflecting on past trauma well i mean i think it's i think it's one of the things going or if we totally if we really understood what causes it and and why it happens we probably be better at treating it and so there's a lot of ongoing research to try to understand what causes it and so we as scientists think that this might be that this our need in our paper might be a new way in which it's cause and that that might give us avenues for early therapy . it. i think that there are many different ways that chronic pain can be cause certainly injury is one of them and it can also get it from cancer and other sort
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of. other injuries to the body and are there any alternatives that you found to painkillers when it comes to carrying chronic pain well our work is really a fundamental approach so were several years away from anything that might be useful you know useful for actually treating pain but one of the problems we have as you sort of hinted at is you know we have quite good at drugs that work on certain receptors like the opioids but those those drugs have many problems and we're sort of seeing a societal impact of them and so what we're really looking for as scientists are new ways to think about going into i think this new targets and so i don't know that our work well you know for sure generate a new drug but i think it's the kind of thing that a basic scientist is hoping for where we are opening up new avenues for exploration for that would be wonderful we really appreciate your insight and your time actor matthew dowd we really appreciate it thanks
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a lot and before we go go don't forget to tune in at nine pm prime larry king now tonight's guest is actor fate alice here's a snippet of what's to come you're involved with the advocacy right somebody talks about it much and they don't and why i think you know it i think because it has diminished said that he is interesting so i think what is happening is the deaths domestically have to minister now that we have as cocktails so many cocktails and so much so much medicine to to keep t. cell count higher but infection rates are actually climbing. and it's something that is not talked about and it's something that's actually affecting the black community in the latino community in this country more than anyone else i get involved lawson on call to a ninety one. and at the time. aids was still a baby nobody really knew what it was rather it was my grandmother's brother and then i've had another family member who's lived with hiv since the late ninety's so
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for me. you know being able to use this platform and being able to reach people across the world and especially people who look like me and saying like listen guys we're being infected by hiv three to four times more than any other race in this country we need to be aware we need to know we need to protect ourselves we need to know what resources are there i feel like that's that's just part of what i'm supposed to do. and watching the hawks is coming up next right here on our. like this for a preview tear out all right on tonight's new watching the hawks while these storms are raging outside there are financial storms raging inside the united states in particular at the banking giant known as wells fargo then just how upside down as the department of education become under the leadership of betsy to boswell finally you will never ever ever look at your water the same way again as the wallace pulls
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the plastic out of your drinking water. and wait to see it all right thanks so much tara thank you as it for now and for more on the stories we've covered. last hour to america and check out our website. slash america and a quick reminder artsy can now be found at directv channel three twenty one you can also follow me on twitter at natasha's sweets question mark. all the world's a stage and all the news companies merely players but what kind of partners are anti american player martie america. america. many ways to use liam skate just like you really do speak. to and in the end you could never. park in the world of the world
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all the world's a stage we are definitely a player. i'm john martin and i'll give you what the mainstream media can't so big picture. and when question more like what you're looking for this little. boy. will go deeper investigate and debate all so you can get the big picture. i do not know if the russian state hacked into john podesta emails and gave them to wiki leaks but i do know barack obama's director of national intelligence has not provided credible to support his claims of russia i also know he perjured himself in a senate hearing planned three months before the revelations provided by edward snowden
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he denied the beat n.s.a. was carrying out wholesale surveillance of the us. the hyperventilating corporate media has once again proved to be an echo for government claims that cannot be verified you would have thought they would have learned something after serving as george w. bush's useful idiots in the lead up to the invasion of iraq. it is vitally important that the press remains rooted in a fact based universe especially when we enter an era when truth and fiction are becoming indistinguishable.
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right now in the infancy of the global age we've got a lot of political superstars it's a big show with a huge cast of characters and the show runners would like you to believe that each character is either good or evil not both and i hate that because that's not the way human beings work take for example one of the current american political stars nancy pelosi the house minority leader has been in congress for forty years now and as the top democrat on capitol hill she's been very vocal against president trying to position yourself as a good character while trunk is any you will character for instance she recently got on the microphone to say that trump's motion to end the dream or program was a cruel act of political cowardice she's also said that trump needs sleep and that
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she's worried about his fitness and she made a big push to have trump censured too even though that doesn't mean anything legal it all so close he has been bashing trump as much as she can in every way she can come up with she also said that trump has sheltered and encouraged the forces of bigotry and discrimination and condemned him for saying there was violence on many sides in charlottesville. but then things got a little messy because pelosi actually came out to say hey you know why and see that is actually bad too that no american should be taking up arms against another american right now so she's actually ending up agreeing with the trump there that my lines from any side is bad and now she just came out to say that many americans don't want to hear democrats criticizing trump all the time because many people still support him who don't have all the microphone's like the anti trump or is doing the media palosi. he actually publicly recognized that and was trying bashing
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is not what the country wants or needs even though she's been doing it herself so with that statement she completely broke the good vs evil character narrative and for that i totally respect her i don't love everything she does not even close but i really like the fact that she recognized the disgustingness of the endless endless trouble bashing away god and i really like the fact that she just broke the good character vs evil character narrative because that's just not how human beings work humans are complex individuals we all do good and bad things every single one of us to paint someone as an angel or a devil and to blindly hate or love everything one person dies. the simple minded it's dangerous it is ripping apart society right now actually and so for
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standing up to that this time i applaud you nancy pelosi. what you have for breakfast yesterday why would you put. up fantasies your wife or your dog. what your biggest fear are little bit on the right wing so let's talk a little bit more you say you feel that. the but for the but. it's boring topic so simple. now i do do do do to. work more.
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it's called the feeling of. everyone in the world should experience cleveland and you can get it on the old the old. the old according to just. welcome to my world come along for the. blood you have for breakfast yesterday why would you put those for. your wife. why did nailing that now i did did you do to let him whole. leg. length
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. greetings and salutations with all the news of the giant storm smashing into the united states these days it's rather easy for many to miss or outright choose to ignore the twisting and churning of financial storms have been a brewin here in the land of the free since the great banking crisis of two thousand and eight take for example the twisted and fascinating tale of the banking institution known as wells fargo and their stagecoach full of controversies ranging from.

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