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vitally important that the press remains rooted in a fact based universe especially when we enter a new era when truth and fiction are becoming interesting. coming up on our team new developments in the russia gate investigation special counsel robert muller takes a closer look at a lobbying firm co-founded by the desktop brothers. and the popular anti-virus software now accused of being spyware all the company's trying to save its reputation. then the study finds the dating app tender is bringing out some basic meeting instincts and humans more about the study later in the show.
it's tuesday october twenty fourth five pm here in washington d.c. i'm ashley banks and you're watching our team america we start this hour with the new developments unfolding in the investigation of the twenty sixteen tromp russia probe the investigation being led by special counsel robert muller is now looking at tony pradesh stuff an american lobbyist and the brother of hillary clinton clinton's campaign chairman john podesta artie's train chavez has a story. tony podesta and his logging company the protest of groups are now in the middle of a federal investigation this after ties were discovered with former trunk campaign chairman paul mann a ford which n.b.c. news first reported in the probe of his firm stems from robert bowler's inquiry into the finances of man a ford man of ford who served as chairman of president donald trump selectorial campaign between march and august twenty sixth teen resigned shortly after media reports about his lobbying efforts in ukraine between two thousand and twelve and two thousand and fourteen man afore organized a p.r.
campaign for a nonprofit called the european center for a modern ukraine also known as e.c.m. you the campaign which promoted ukraine's image was reportedly backed by the country's government during miller's examination into protest as firm and metaphor its role in the campaign then best a geisha has now turned into a question of whether the firm violated the foreign agents registration act known as far as under far a people who lobby on behalf of foreign governments leaders or political parties must file detailed disclosures about their spending and other activities with the justice department failure to do this can result to up to five years in prison according to the report inquiry into the lobbying campaign appears to be a part of a larger investigation into man a for its work for the party of regions his offshore banking transactions his tax compliance and his real estate dealings but in a statement on monday a spokesperson for a protest group claimed the company was in compliance and citing a series of filings dating back years and is quote fully cooperating with the
special counsel's office the statement said quote the protest group fully disclosed its representation of the european center for a modern ukraine and complied with fora by filing under the lobbying disclosure act over five years ago and within weeks of starting our work any insinuation to the contrary is false the protest group has fully cooperated with the special counsel's office and taken every possible step to documents provide. ation that confirms compliance with the law the spokesperson said the work for e.c.m. you quote was in support of ukraine's admission to the e.u. a position supported by foreign policy experts at the time the e.c. ethen you provided formal certification that it was neither funded by nor directed by a government or political party reporting any your trinity chavez r.t. so at the protest agreed now the target of the russian probe what does this mean for the future of the stablish democratic institutions earlier i was joined by conservative commentator steve malzberg and i asked him who is tony. and this is an
investigation really that they they came to protest as group by looking at metaphor at the former campaign chair for trump and they're after a man a fourth they they came into his home they they took all his computers they're really after him but this is about a business stealing that took place in between oh twelve and over fourteen this has absolutely nothing to do with donald trump it has absolutely nothing to do with trump and collusion i want to make that clear having said that technicality as was so aptly described by the report that came on before me where the protests are group should have filed some papers registering as a foreign agent for the work they were doing on behalf of a group that was affiliated with a russian backed political party in ukraine the goal being to give them good public relations so ukraine could be become
a member of the union eventually so did the protests are groups register as they were supposed to or did they not that's what really this is all about but again it has nothing to do with donald trump or already kind of collusion and you know i just think that the democrats better watch out because the more rocks that get on turned we might find more democrats implicated so steven saying all that what does that have to do with the case that's being investigated by three different committees on the hill. well i don't see that it has anything to do with it to be honest with you i just think that he you know the best of group here was found out because of the investigation into mad afforded the aftermath of ford because they think he might have something on trump and he'll turn if they have enough on him the whole thing is free to kill us and by the way this russian investigation you know byron york of the washington examiner had a great piece out the other day where he talked about the way the committee
chairman and the ranking members who are democrats are now talking about this they're not even saying russian collusion not even to this saying you know attempts by russia to do this they're not saying donald trump anymore is implicated as a matter fact far from it dianne feinstein once again over the weekend big democrat said so far there's no evidence of collusion they're backing away in fact the chairman of the house intelligence committee said over the weekend there's more evidence right now of democrat collusion with russia then there is of trump and the republicans are a little short on time we have a little under a minute left out where is all of this going. well i'll tell you what the senate judiciary committee for one is taking up the question of possible. mr doings and what did the f.b.i. know suppose that the f.b.i. knew of bribery and all kinds of attempts by russia when it came to the uranium one deal under secretary of state hillary clinton paid speeches by bill clinton trying
to meet with people who were going to be instrumental in buying uranium one judiciary committee is going to do it now the justice department needs to do this democrats be careful what you wish for because it's going to come back to bite you thanks so much steve that's conservative commentator steve malzberg thanks again thank you as the pentagon and congress try to piece together what led to the doubts of american servicemen and nine year earlier this month it seems that many lawmakers had no idea about the presence of their troops and that african country samir khan has the story. so it's official washington has intervened in so many different countries even u.s. senators seem to have lost track but i didn't know there was a thousand troops in niger this is an endless war without band boundaries no limitations a geography and senator graham's not the only one you heard senator graham there you didn't know we had a thousand troops in asia air did you no i did not and there you have it two
sitting senior senators one republican and the other a democrat had no idea the u.s. currently has troops in new year so how is this possible past administrations have used the authorization for use of military force against terrorists or the to use force against those who planned it committed or aided the nine eleven attacks and only one person voted against it congresswoman barbara lee let's step back for a moment let's just pause just for a minute and think through the implications of our actions today so that this does not spiral out of control according to a two thousand and sixteen congressional research office report the bush and obama administrations used on thirty seven occasions to initiate military action in over a dozen countries and now with trump it appears there's even less oversight the pentagon has just announced that they will no longer disclose troop numbers in iraq and syria but can this apply to other regions besides iraq and syria there was
already a. consistent considerable complete. lack of. transparency and accountability during the obama administration and now it's gotten significantly worse. how do dishes of reform. reform this policy undermine wonderful reform you're going to have even less information about how many troops there are in places and what they're doing when the former. secretary and cia director leon panetta was once asked about how many wars the u.s. was engaged in seemed rather lost it's a good question but you know it. to stop and think about this now with very little transparency in u.s. operations overseas that may not exactly be quite the subject to laugh about samir khan martine washington d.c.
. secretary of state rex tillerson a recently visited saudi arabia this cussing ongoing dispute in the gulf region and the conflict in yemen but some experts argue u.s. policy is in the middle east have made the region last stable author and professor b.j. parishad recently warned of the dangers of the united states cozy relationship with saudi arabia the united states has made a major strategic calculation to align with the israelis and the saudis against iran and iran of course in the initial part of the global war on terror was rather isolated but has subsequently produced alliances with the russians with the chinese and others and you know these alliances produce an extremely dangerous situation for west asia where you have at least two blocks being set up with major powers behind these books so that the sow the iranian conflict which is really what is fueling the war in syria that the iranian conflict is no longer
a regional conflict it has become a conflict of global magnitude is very dangerous and i don't think people understand how much this alliance between the saudis the israelis and the united states this particular alliance of these three countries is threatening the stability of the would it just happens to be the case that this u.s. block you know is quite isolated from the majority of the world's people and i think that's something that people in the united states need to understand is that even though the united states can appear as the you know first i'm. equals of the most powerful country in the world it's socially isolated from the rest of the planet and the consequences of that social isolation should be quite serious for a foreigner the americans and you know people need to think about this in the long term and the responses will be hate us for our freedoms actually that's not true the majority of the world is suspicious of the united states not because of its freedoms but its use of power to declare we freedom from other people that's what
you know really makes people shout do when they think of the united states it's not that people don't like democratic freedoms but they watch us power utilized to take their freedoms away. coming up on our team russia vetoed a u.n. security council resolution on a theory of chemical weapons probe the story coming up after this short break. guys i made a professional is powerpoint to show you how artsy america fits into the greater media landscape is not left or right but we are a solid alternative to the we don't skew liberal or conservative and as you can see from this bar graph we don't skew the facts either talking at lefties talking at righties oh there you go above it all so look out we're all artsy americans in the spotlight now every really i have no idea how to classify as and it actually took me way more time than i care to admit people have got to know whether or not fair
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it's easier to fool people than to convince them they've been for that could be why america is so divided because people have been fed the fake news paid for by corporate interests they beat you down until you see leave their fairy tale well here's a story. called big and it's a bad. fall come back russia has blocked a u.n. resolution to extend a probe into the use of chemical weapons in syria moscow is waiting for a new joint report from un investigators in a chemical weapons watchdog that's due on thursday we get the story now from our teeth. that you can extend the mandate at the gym a few days before the publication of the report on the twenty sixth of but even
though there's no urgent need for it the gym will be operating until seven thousand of november and no nothing prevents it adopting a decision. before that date so why to de what is the haste don't don't you think it's strange well that was russia using their power as a permanent member of the united nations security council the fifteen member body that leads the united nations and they defeated this resolution using their veto power now this resolution would have extended the investigation but as you just heard russia's ambassador to the u.n. says why don't we wait until the investigators reveal their report reveal the information what they've done so far and at that point after having heard what they've done so far and how the investigation has gone at that point they can have a conversation about whether or not to extend the mandate now when the voting was taken out both russia and bolivia voted against the resolution china and kazakstan
abstained and then russia's veto power was implemented and the resolution was defeated now this is the o.p.c. w. the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and they're investigating the attack that took place back in april in the city of qom shake. now in the past russia has been critical of the o.p.c. w. investigation twenty out that at no point have o.p.c. the investigators actually visited the site of the attack and furthermore they haven't visited the airbase that was attacked by the united states the air base that u.s. leaders said was the place in which the chemical attack took place now in this chemical attack according to the report from the view at least seventy people were killed many others injured and the the weapon that was used is reported to have been sarin nerve gas but other than that we haven't heard but we will be hearing from the o.p.c. debby in a few days russia russia has vetoed this resolution but said that after a presentation is given from the o.p.c. w.
about what they have found so far and they're investigating at that point russia will be open to extending the mandate. a few days before publication of the report to the gym a resolution is is drawing to extend it by a year before that a powerful campaign in the media is launched. and that's a really gave an interview in which she clearly cuse drescher of trying to undermine and torpedo the work of the gym she sends a letter to letter to the members of the security council speaking about the urgency of extending the mechanism so we the world is now waiting for more information now we know the o.p.c. will be presenting the results of their findings and their investigation very shortly people be waiting to see what they present at that time in russia will be open to continuing the investigation according to their ambassador after the
findings are presented today girls between the united states south korea and japan are underway in order to prevent a nuclear disaster according to the u.s. military these routine drills have been taking place for the past year many world leaders believe the nuclear threat from north korea is growing and has reached a quote critical and eminent level to discuss this further i'm now joined by peter cosmic professor of history and director of the nuclear studies institute at american university and co-author with oliver stone of the untold history of the united states thanks for joining us peter now russia and even china have argued such a drills should cease to exist as they may be provoking the north korean nuclear threat what do you say to that. we know that the drills are viewed as being provocative by the north koreans there this is the fifth set of joint u.s. japanese south korean drills this year. this also last in addition to the regular
drills that the united states holds with south korea. and the north sea some of these drills are decapitation drills to remove. and take over the country some of them are to evacuate americans in south korea this one is to detect and track missiles coming from north korea so this serve a variety of purposes but the one thing they've all got in common is that they're all viewed as being very provocative by the north korean government because they know that the drills are intended to plan for possible implementation so we've seen this happen elsewhere they seem to be drills they seem to be simply exercises but they are also planning for action peter even after you saw all these drills as per booking and do you think they would actually. no because we
have a what we have now is counter provocation from both sides you've got north korean actions that are on the except of all you've got them shooting missiles over japan you've got that testing intercontinental ballistic missiles you've got them conducting a six nuclear test these are all highly provocative dangerous toward south korea the united states japan and then trumps response though is to escalate escalate the rhetoric so kim jong il call him a dotard and he'll come back with something more insulting to little rock the man now now kim jong un calls trump a lunatic i mean this is not the way diplomacy should be conducted in fact it's the opposite of the plough mysie it's two young boys playing chicken with nuclear weapons and they think that they can control it and it won't lead to war but there's no guarantee we've seen in the past that these kinds of provoke provocations this kind of rhetoric this concert threats and counter threats and
escalations and counter escalations does often lead to war and that's what everybody is terrified of we don't know c. one of the things that makes some of us concerned is donald trump might believe american rhetoric about the effectiveness of our missile program there are anti ballistic missiles are thousand missiles maybe thinks that we can intercept the south the north korean missiles we can't and there's no defense against north korea's artillery that's trained on sol a city of twenty five million people in that area so it's a very very dangerous situation of fighting breaks out there it could quickly escalate to the loss of millions of people we've got to sit down we've got to do with china and russia have been urging to cut back on these military exercises sit down start negotiating a freeze for freeze kind of solution here like you've been thing that's tempered tat that trumpet can young honor gone. it's not going to prevent this nuclear
disaster that the u.s. doesn't want to see now trump he's going to be visiting asia next month and it's believed he will try to convince trying to pressure north korea into giving up its nuclear weapons program how would trump go about doing that well there's no love lost between china and north korea in fact the leaders don't even speak to each other in north korea has done some things that are very hostile toward china the uncle who kim had assassinated was the main chinese tie with the north korean government so clearly they should but china does not want to see a united unified north unified korean peninsula allied to the united states so they're willing to go is certain degree in pushing kim but they don't have a lot of influence with kim and they don't are not willing to go far enough to topple the regime so i don't think that from solutions are the temps are going to
are going to bear fruit what trump is going to have to realize is that diplomacy is the only way out when he told rex tillerson the secretary of state not to be even bother trying to play lucy that it was a waste of time that's exactly the wrong message to close there is never a waste of time that would that diplomacy is the only possible solution and in diplomacy the united states has to give as well as get what it wants so we're going to have to compromise that's not a word that trump likes but that's what's essential if we're going to come to a resolution of this crisis and it is a real crisis and it is a very dangerous one peter we're a little short on time trump is also slated to meet with world leaders during his visit to asia in an attempt obviously to curb north korea's nuclear weapons program at best what do you think will come out of this meeting. i don't think very much we know that he's going to be meeting and perhaps playing golf with shinzo the
japanese prime minister the elections that were just held in japan are very very disturbing it's a triumph for the right wing there to try him for the military is there a might have the muscle he needs now the do away with article nine which is going to put japan on a much more militaristic course so you've got trump an ob aligning fortunately. the new president of south korea. is a reasonable person and he's keeps on saying that war is not an option and we have to find millet have to on diplomatic solutions political solutions and begin to improve relations between south korea and north korea he's got a bunch better sense of what needs to be done and does either trump or peter we're going to leave it right there thank you so much for your and say peter cause nick professor of history and director of the nuclear standoff institute at american university thanks again. now to puerto rico where
a montana based for profit firm landed its the largest contractor yet to rebuild the territories power grette when hurricane maria made landfall whitefish energy only had two full time employees yet the decision to award the three hundred million dollar contract to the company was me just five days later now more than a month after the storm the vast majority of puerto rico's three point four million residents still don't have access to power however the decision is drawing criticism from officials a member of the puerto rico house of representatives called the company quote nothing more than a glorified middleman shamelessly profiteering on the backs of the devastated people of puerto rico furthermore whitefish and energy holdings is financed by h.b.c. investments a private equity firm run by joe cullen neta a man who contributed egregious sums of money to president trump's election campaign. so also vegas where two men who engage in an arms standoff with federal
law enforcement at cliveden bundy's a ranch pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges today aaron j. parker and scott drexler faced up to a year in prison and one hundred thousand dollars fine each for obstruction of a court order both men were originally tried on more serious charges and could have faced over fifty years in prison and twenty fourteen may garnished assault style weapons by clive in bundy's side while keeping federal agents from entering his ranch and seizing his cattle clive and bundy son ayman was one of the people who forcibly occupied government land and oregon in two thousand and sixteen. coming up on r t a popular antivirus software is now accused of being spyware so how can the companies save its reputation the details coming up in just a moment. mark twain said it's easier to walk people than to bring to them their time for that could be
why america is so divided because people have been fed fake news feed for by corporate interests they beat you down until you relieve their very. well here's a story. all week and that's. what i hope to do so. he put themselves on the line they did accept or reject. so if you want to be president but you. also want to be. to great. to see what. are you people. interested.
i think the average viewer just after watching a couple of segments understands that we're telling stories then our critics can't tell me 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 what's happening when a corporation makes a pharmaceutical chills when a company in the environmental goodness 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.
on popular anti-virus software company once accused by the u.s. government is making a bold move in hopes that saving its reputation has first the lab which is headquartered in moscow out plans to prove its software is not a spy told but rather a way for users to safeguard their computers artie's alex mahal of each has the story journal reporter basically saying that it and this member a person that works for the n.s.a. that their home computer was hacked by russian hackers and they use the kaspersky virus possibly because that was on his computer to stop five or six from coming in and now eugene conspiracy who is the head man at that company says you know what it's possible that you know that our program did something because you might have had malware on your computer that could be even something written up by the n.s.a. and that's exactly what this. program is supposed to do is get rid of malware get
rid of any viruses that you have on a computer it goes through two hundred thousand codes a day sucking these things in like a vacuum and spitting them out cleaning up computers so that's exactly what this is supposed to do now the n.s.a. say that this these documents are stolen and really without any foundation behind that claim i mean it's a massive claim and it's hurting because first in many ways the u.s. government now has basically said that all their computers that they have to get rid of this program which has been saving about four hundred million computers around the world each and every day from viruses and also companies like best buy office depot have removed these products off the shelves so that u.s. government even pushing further saying that you know private users i watch out because this is a russian made type of program that's been yet saving our computers all this time well now it's possibly stealing our information and what so far as there was another article that was written by the new york times it's basically saying that
these in two thousand and fifteen israeli agents got into the kaspersky lobs in moscow and they saw all these agents basically working there and you want you are scouring the world for u.s. documents to steal just the claims it's like a book but it's so far fetched without any foundation here and that's really i think the big thing now not everybody is saying that kaspersky is to blame for anything the australian government has not touched any of their people who are using this and as far as germany germany has gone as far as to say that there is no evidence of this according to reuters there is no evidence that russian hackers use kaspersky kaspersky lab antivirus software to spy on us authorities now conspiracies because firstly is not the only antivirus program out there that's being targeted and being said things are going on and in fact hackers are looking at these antivirus programs to use to get into places but so far so good. you know at least from with this product that we haven't really had any make massive
breaches but it's china it's russia's developers there you can be sure that the u.s. is going to be targeting them and that's exactly what's happening here there's again really no foundation to this but they're pushing this forward anyway alex i'm curious to know what is casper state lab doing to combat these unproven allegations . well they're doing a lot and how far they will get with it that's a different question because when somebody throws allegations out there like this prove it or not it's very hurtful we all know that and it doesn't matter if it's the computer game or whatever industry you're in what he's trying its best right now they're they're saying that today they're basically they're starting with their security products they're going to bring in and independent third party to check out what's going on so they want to make sure that everybody knows this is not happening in the company's been doing this for a couple of decades eugene kaspersky invented this that he doesn't want to see that his product go down some product like i said it's been helping millions around the
world so aside from that there's also a plan for a global transparency in the should have get that so they want to include an audit infrastructure for their product development cycle the whole cycle and this is not only going to be in europe it's in europe and asia in the u.s. they're actually building transparency centers to prove to everybody that this is for security not for spying purposes so i mean that's absolutely a massive initiative on the behalf of the company also they're going to give up now they're upping the balance the two hundred thousand dollars of anybody finds any vulnerabilities within the program well they're going to get that it's like head hunting gear and get that money for it alex knowledge reporting in toronto thank you so much thank you. what started out as a lunch meeting with the g.o.p. senators to discuss tax reform turned into a spat between president trump and republican senator bob corker of tennessee just hours before the meeting corker said trouble be remembered for quote the debating of our nation and trump in true form head back on twitter saying corker could not
get elected dog catcher despite the latest batch from still met with g.o.p. senators including corker majority leader mitch mcconnell sidestepped the dispute and said he was focused on working for americans then comprehensive tax reform as you know we had the president at lunch today. and he went over all of the items that the administration's been working on much of which agree with him come across senator chuck schumer took the opportunity to use corkers own words to criticize trump's tax plan as everyone knows president trump put down his phone for an hour to come to the senate republican luncheon to talk tax reform. unfortunately what the president says about tax reform has been correctly characterized by senator corker as untruths and corker was being kind for trump's tax plan
calls for tax cuts for corporations the wealthiest one percent and doubles the standard deduction used by most americans that one shrink the number of tax brackets from seven to about four. facebook users and six countries have hit back at the social media giant which is trialing a schema to charge news outlets for their posts are to correspondent polly boyko has the details well this is potentially one of the biggest changes to the way facebook works since its inception thirteen years ago and it's basically trying out a new feature that's called explore it off is uses things from further afield that they wouldn't normally have in the news feeds but in six countries in sri lanka bolivia slovak yes the bad guatemala and cambodia that's experiment has gone but there are a field uses in those countries that had their news feeds purged completely
of news posts unless it's sponsored content so any news organization that wants its posts to come up in the uses of those countries news feeds will have to pay for the privilege and the news organizations in those countries are already feeling the effects that talking about a drop in organic reach us live iraqi and journalist has written a piece all about how they've had four times fewer interactions since these changes came in news organizations of course rely on facebook as a way of getting more hits on their posts a lot of stuff goes viral through facebook specifically so it's a vital tool for publishers and it's not just concern from smaller news organizations and the non-mainstream ones but it's also a concern further down the line for freedom of the press in general because by creating a barrier that creates you know a need for publishers to pay for people to see what they're posting your
effectively curating the news agenda or dare i say it potentially censoring it as well so at the same time you've got facebook telling news organizations to calm down and get a grip this is what the head of it. news feed had to say in response to the concerns in a facebook post take a listen the goal of this test is to understand if people prefer to have separate places for personal and public content we will hear what people say about the experience to understand if it's a no idea worth pursuing any further there is no current plans to roll this out beyond these test countries or to charge pages on facebook to pay for all of the distribution in news feed or explore smaller news organizations awake at night that is current he said there are no current plans so that clearly leaving the option open that's got a lot of news outlets worried about a slovakian journalists that has alerted the online world to this issue he doesn't
think it's going to work he says the news feed without news is going to a lot to use is pretty quickly to how utterly boring that friends are a number of american media organizations including the new york times seem to be taken of back by the fact r.t. is thriving on the video sharing web site you tube and social media platforms like facebook and twitter to explain why here's where you go media analyst line of why not media and why no do you sixpack the new york times is envious. all with not only envious but confused it reminds of the old s n l skit i'm just a caveman i don't know about your ways this r t is on this thing called you to and i guess youtube helps you were there look two point one billion views this is r t dot com two point one or two
million subscribers now this is one of the most important significant news platforms provided yes by you too but p.o.d. by has fifty seven million of subscribers if you read these articles both the new york times and the washington post actually it says though they're both funneled by this and in a weird kind of way they suggest that maybe there's some kind of weird complicity in like maybe you tube seems to be making this russian platform popular with ads is that yes that's what you tube does and i just for the record our d. has twice as much as al-jazeera i mean there is it's not the only game in town actually if you read it it's as though somebody wrote this who's been in a coma for the past fifty years and doesn't understand the notion of social media
platforms but why no isn't it the goal of all media platforms to excel. and especially if if the new york times were a little bit a little free advice or interested more in their own penetration maybe they wouldn't have to be selling all floors of their eighth avenue corporate headquarters maybe they wouldn't have to be firing people i mean it's it they make the idea of proliferation and success and market penetration of course by r.j. because it's russian has some kind of a sinister guy of balika all you know a macchiavelli and plan to spread the propaganda and when you read and look at what they consider to be propaganda these are stories that were discussed in the end tire international spectrum by a host of people the host of perspectives but yet they put on those weird new york
times glasses and ruin this suspicious russian view to it i mean it's it's it's laughable but it's also tragic i know you were alluding to this a bed but how much of this is persistent russian folk at. one hundred percent i don't know this but actually if there was some document that says what ever you do you know twenty five dollar bonus or we'll give you a beer on friday if you can somehow make a russian connection anything everything that has been attempted everything from collusion to election wiki leaks you name it everything has failed you would think i think one would say i'm not for this level of attack let's maybe move on to something of all i don't know something of substance but oh no no no this continues and if you read these again i defy anybody to pass the so what test it says though
if our t. does anything anything affectively up apparently two point one billion people like to read it and there must be something sinister thanks for that and fire line all we got illegal media analysts line offline all media thank you so much thank you. there is no doubt today's signal will g.m. smart phones have transformed the lives in that includes finding a romance in the mid ninety's online dating has changed the way couples meet but there is something different with online dating these days. reports on the new study is revealing interesting and new what trends just like politics when it comes to online dating trends it really depends on who you ask when said he claims that we haven't really evolved much as humans and rely on our instincts when it comes to choosing a mate however another study out of mit claims that online dating has been the
ultimate game changer and one of the biggest impacts sites like match dot com has had is who people are meeting the study says before online dating people were at the mercy of friends of friends work or people from outside activities like church but online dating opened up an entirely new pool of people to date and as you can see in this graph expression way for homosexuals who are into the study on line dating is the second most popular way for traditional couples to meet and the most for same sex couples. well mit said he points out that online dating could be the reason behind a surge in interracial marriages in the u.s. researchers point to an influx of interracial marriages in ninety five when match dot com was created then again in the early two thousand when online dating became more popular and other sites like ok cupid began popping up do so again in two thousand and fourteen which was shortly after the creation of the tender dating app
well as an online dating or is it a change in society all together it's certainly something that will take more studies to prove but another study out of scotland focuses on tinder looking in a rather different light a psychology professor at the university of aberdeen says there were search conveys that humans haven't really changed in all those millennia of pollution researchers also say the way in which people are searching for potential dates isn't really far fetched from what evolutionary theories predicted. they called tinder the mcdonald's i'm dating getting speedy and satisfying results is a lot from a fast food restaurant and as far as what characteristics got men or women to swipe right or left well the study says that men were more drawn to physical appearance and women to intelligence and stability the study out of scotland said women were very trusting of men and the study out of mit cites stronger marriages out of
online dating so neither setting specified whether or not their subjects were focused on marriage as their and dating goal and that could explain for some of the differences in los angeles and sweets r.t. . coming up on our t.v. exposure to a controversial reside has gone up five hundred percent in the last twenty years in the possible risk after the break stay with us. martin when you said it's easier to do people than to bring to the brim from that could be why america is so divided because people have been bad for you can you get it for like corporate interests beat you down until you believe they're very. well here's a story for the wall street and that's. what
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much for joining us alack says what is your reaction to this new study well it's alarming but it's not surprising at this time we know that classes say roundup herbicide monsanto's roundup herbicide we've been exposed to more of this our cultural chemical than any other agricultural chemical of ever so good thing we're finding out a little bit about it but the evidence is very scary the world health organization has linked it to cancer it's a problem. human carcinogen there are a lot of studies that look at people exposed to glyphosate and compare their disease rates and we see that chronic diseases correlate with the amount of life a say in your system so i recommend that everyone eat organic you can get out of your system but if you are chronically exposed to life say on a daily basis as most americans are it's very likely that you will come down with a chronic disease like cancer wow now wife say it's been approved by the f.d.a.
and the e.p.a. and you were touching a little bit on the evidence that links it to cancer but if you can just a lab or it a little bit more because this stuff is approved well approved is a little too strong a word i'm afraid there's an excellent new book by kerry a former reuters reporter called white washed and it tells the history of these types of approval prophecies how month santo influences the process how evidence comes out that the e.p.a. recognize of back in the eighty's that glyphosate is linked to cancer and the months had comes and gets the e.p.a. to ignore suppress contradict those earlier findings so if there's a long sordid history but the e.p.a. has really just avoided looking at the evidence and they we don't put these chemicals through such a rigorous approval process really. can you talk to the lawsuit sort of have been
filed in the us against monsanto by people who have developed diseases such as the cancer that you were talking about which claim which they claim obviously resulted from exposure to ugh life to say well this is a very strong situation a strong lawsuit because these people are not you know you and i just exposed on a daily basis to the residues in our food these people are farmers and farm workers they have been exposed on their bodies breathing it in being exposed to it through this occupational hazard of being connected to the farm chemicals so there's an extremely strong case for them now that they've developed non hodgkin lymphoma which is the particular form of cancer that the world health organization based its findings on because not only do we see correlations amongst people who have been exposed through farming to high amounts of roundup herbicide we also see the mechanisms in the lab studies that have been done to say and how it interacts with
the human body or interacts with animals a lot of studies so the the evidence. for people exposed to the levels you're exposed to and farming is airtight and it will be a horrible miscarriage of justice if this lawsuit against monsanto isn't successful now recently the european parliament they asked a resolution to phase out of life is saved by twenty twenty two so why can't that be done here if it can be done in europe why not here well monsanto has a very special relationship with the u.s. congress with the agency is as i mentioned they're able to get studies that would be done by the f.d.a. just stopped you know they have so much power in the united states in europe it's a little bit different but i am keeping my fingers crossed that european parliament decision to phase out life is saved by two thousand and twenty two it's a resolution as a suggestion. but the body that controls pus decides is going to make
a decision and there is a lot of pressure from farm groups from the pesticide industry from monsanto itself even in europe so it's going to take a massive public pressure we're trying to keep the pressure on we recently tested ben and jerry's ice cream in europe and we found life estate in ben and jerry's ice cream in europe and so we have to keep this issue alive we need companies like ben and jerry's which is really unilever to take a stand and put some pressure. to make this you know they can change it in the marketplace and then we have to pressure the politicians and we're going to leave it right there thank you so much alexis be it in mayor or political director of the organic consumers association thank you so much. and as if steven hawkins name wasn't already famous won't now also is his doctoral thesis ph d. five four three seven well paul it's one hundred thirty four pages crash cambridge university's open access repository after was posted online as
a free download for the first time yesterday properties of expanding universe is as it is better known had been seen at more than sixty thousand times within less than twenty four hours and unprecedented number of years for any pieces from the well written out university while the follow versions are mean practically an accessible you can still see the separate online entry or purchase a copy for about eighty five dollars watching the hawks is coming up next year on our here on our t.v. have a wallace joins us for a quick preview hi there tab and i well on tonight's show we're going to ask the question that everyone else everybody except the mainstream media seems to be asking about nigeria for for us for special forces soldiers were killed there in the fight against workplace harassment is growing beyond the borders of hollywood and quite frankly it's about time and finally we're presenting third and final part of shaun stone's fascinating interview with daniel hobbs occur on cia drug runner barry. you don't want to miss that sounds like a packed show can't wait to see it thanks so much thank you well that does it for
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so you get all the old the old. old according to. the world cup i am from iraq. since the media is now politicizing everything in this country of course went to town over the deaths of four american soldiers and niger every mainstream media talking head found a reason to be outraged m.s.m. beasties joy reid was no exception she actually tweeted again why are u.s. troops in niger well joy since you asked u.s. troops are in niger because president obama sent them there in two thousand and
thirteen in a letter to some congress members he said that the deployment was to provide support for intelligence collection and also to facilitate intelligence sharing with french forces in mali under obama the us the niger signed a status of forces agreement governing the presence of u.s. troops there as a way to pave the way to send more troops and of course an armed drones obama ran on a platform of ending u.s. wars and curtailing u.s. military meddling around the world but what he did was the opposite he sent more troops to more places that he sent them to niger he sent a bunch more to f. kennedy and he sent them into syria he sent them into the western pacific he sent them to libya and somalia he also conducted air strikes or raids in afghanistan iraq syria libya yemen somalia and pakistan and after doing all of that the nobel peace prize winner very quietly expanded the power of the presidency before he left office last november he elevated the joint special operations command into a multi-agency intelligence and action force with the power to launch attacks as it
sees fit so joy that's why u.s. troops are in niger because obama sent them there like he sent them everywhere well you weren't paying attention instead on the very day obama announced he was sending troops to niger you joy. tweeted michelle obama was totally just here and that you saw her doing adorable dance moves for the jimmy fallon show literally that is what you tweeted on the day he sent troops to niger this is what i keep say the mainstream was more interested in covering obama selfie stick videos or late night appearance this then uncovering important things like you know establishing new military bases in africa the mainstream fell asleep under obama and now they're just waking up and are surprised at how things are going over so thanks joy for making my point for me this week let me know if you have any other questions because i've been awake this whole time and i'd be happy to em.
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