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russia pays tribute to the 14 sailors were killed in a fire a nuclear submarine an apparent seal money. a fighter jet streak for the skies of washington and tanks roll through the streets donald trump comes under fire for militants rising u.s. independence day celebration. for 3 german men plead guilty to sexually abusing dozens of children at a camp site over a 20 year period the shocking cases also see local authorities accused of failing to respond to a clear warning sign. alone of a warning for us here in moscow or of your children or other world right now you're
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watching the weekly from the international recap of the big stories of the last 7 days as reported by us my name's kevin i want it to take you through it all for the next 30 minutes and 1st a maritime tragedy russia has been remembering the 14 sailors who were killed in a fire on research submarine in the barents sea on monday 7 of the victims were high ranking navy officers to have been posthumously decorated by the country's highest honor the hero of the russian federation with a closer look at the tragedy he's a senior correspondent for. on the 1st of july deep below russia's barren see the unthinkable happened 5 a russian scientific research vessel mapping the sea floor was suddenly a death trap alarms bled hatches was shut and locked and the crew in the burning compartments sacrificed their lives to put out the blaze they succeeded the vessel and their colleagues were saved but 14 men all decorated veterans suffocated
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and they did more than save the submersible you know there's a coast open on a nuclear power unit on this vessel is completely isolated now and no people are being allowed there plus the crew implemented all necessary activities to protect this unit and it is in full working order of the investigation stablish ing what happened how it happened is being led by russia's navy head with the president personally being kept informed the dead will all be on a post you misty the northeast a hostile place people a great task he needs to have difficulty and hardship so to suppose that it's to be seen here when you do when you come up to this memorial dedicated cooled sailors perished that see during peacetime. the food. and the cats it's early this week for 3 to see the movie it is. one of the
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crew is the blaze began i should a civilian through an open hatch shutting it behind him to prevent the inferno from spreading that was the caliber of men abroad that vessel was all those who knew them a test me that it will play with the course the coaching for 10 years we were studying in the same school with dimitri he was an example of a true friend a classmate he was self-motivated. always in the thick of events that's how we will remember him and even his final act characterized just who he was me and my classmates were not surprised he didn't hesitate for a moment he did everything possible and saved someone's life. dimitri was a good man a good friend knowing him and his human qualities i think he would never have acted differently he simply couldn't. he as he was a very responsible person so it was no surprise for us that he too the heat does
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poured in from all over the world from the pope to britons theresa may russians in the thousands lit candles and held commemorative ceremonies the government has done its duty the widows and families of those killed will be compensated not that money could replace their loss but you see of the $14.00 dead and 7 are top ranking captains 2 are heroes of russia this is a big loss for the fleet i offer sincere condolences to the families of the deceased everything must be done to help and support them. the good men perished on that day veterans courageous and noble the best of the best as they say in the navy and there must be justice the public wants our answers which the investigation should provide so that this never happens again. america
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celebrated independence day on thursday marking 243 years since it cast off the yoke of british rule but with the u.s. continuing to struggle with deep divisions this year's 4th of july didn't pass without some controversy. 6 they began with clashes in washington this left wing protest has faced off against the president's supporters ahead of his address to the nation. america then saw a show of military might in the u.s. capital what the former reality t.v. star called the show of a lifetime many of the media in the political world condemned the decision to involve tanks and jets in that set of annual celebrations they cues trump of wasting huge amounts of money and using the event for political gain ahead of next year's election. we're going to have planes going over it as fighter jets in the world and other planes to. have some time
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stationed outside. to make it into work seems to be a combination from. storrow military. forward we're in of course but. c.n.n. has learned that some military chiefs have expressed reservations about politicizing the july 4th celebration concerned about the tanks and armored vehicles on this plane.
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that make sense. this is the maureen made battle diary good or bad it's all about them. but while many were upset about the title parade on independence day seems fewer seats because said about america's ability to project military power abroad when you count it out the u.s. is involved in 7 conflicts since 2001 of the army has bases and over 30 countries last year the pentagon military spending reached $649000000000.00 however all that said it seems feelings of patrick tism in the u.s.
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are into klein and according to a gallup poll they have been since 2003 this year the number of people who say they are proud to be american apparel is dropped to 70 percent sara flounders from the head of the international action center says the theme of this year's parade reflects washington's policies. everyone know this and fly right and also like to ask you more than 800 u.s. military bases around the world outside the us that threaten countries one after the other and me an arborist us the us more than 65 percent of all knowledge of all us expenditures us expenditures the federal government flow the military machine i don't very time went into structure health care education is all to klein and when the gap between the rich or just fire that any time in u.s.
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history. iran told the u.k. government of the week it should expect fratelli a should have to roll the ring seized an iranian tanker off the coast of gibraltar on thursday the vessels believed have been transporting the oil to syria in violation of u. sanctions really officials have been demanding the immediate release of the ship claiming its impounding amounts to maritime piracy. an iranian foreign ministry official described the u.k. move was unacceptable and called for the immediate release of the oil tanker given that has been seized at the request of the u.s. the u.k. navy's measure is tantamount to maritime piracy britain has no right to impose its own unilateral sanctions or those of the european union in an extra territorial manner against the other countries this is the very bullying policy of the u.s. gibraltar says they rarely a tanker was carrying $2000000.00 barrels of oil but ish overseas territories attorney general said friday the ship can be impounded 2 for 14 days while its crew are continuing to be questioned and claims it's provided the u.k.
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with documents showing the vessel was traveling to a permitted destination the seizures been praised by the u.s. when she called him to spain was behind the decision in the 1st place. to tell him was ok and do you stop we have been aware of the operation civil guard petrols have been watching the area but we are investigating the circumstances under which the u.s. and its petition to the u.k. to excell news uki has the team the supertanker greece one laden with the rain or oil ban for syria in violation of you sanctions american our allies will continue to prevent regimes in turan in damascus from profiting off this illicit trade the latest wrangling comes as europe scrambles to save the faltering 2015 round nuclear deal the u.s. unilaterally withdrew from that accord last year reimposing tough sanctions on tehran iran now says it's no longer bound by the agreement and is set to breach imposed limits on uranium stockpiles very soon to run ads that it's because of the
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signatories including france germany the u.k. they say haven't done enough to protect it from america's financial penalties the tensions between the west and iran escalating is a quick look back at the troubled relationship in recent decades. iran's done with dialogue at least it seems when it comes to washington. the useless sanctions imposed by the desperate u.s. government on iran's supreme leader and foreign minister has the effect of blocking the path to diplomacy for years iran has attempted to rebuild relations with the u.s. without any tangible results in 1988 the u.s. military shot down a radium passenger plane that killed 290 civilians including 66 children and although the incident was considered an accident the pentagon never apologize if i believe that given the operating environment captain rogers acted reasonably and did what his nation expected of him. and it. was
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a byproduct of the. president. shouldn't hold its breath never apologize for the united states of america ever i don't care what the facts are ready to reconcile iran helped organize the release of u.s. hostages in lebanon but this goodwill gesture wasn't reciprocated by 995 even harsher u.s. sanctions were being lined up for i am formally announcing my intention to all trade and investment with iran the 2nd round of came shortly after 911 i was. as a. as a muslim and. again express my deep. and be to all the
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great people across candlelight vigils were held to mourn the victims but the diplomatic progress didn't last long 4 months later became president bush's axis of evil speech which included. this is a rich. that has something to hide from the civilized world. states like these and their terrorist allies constitute an axis of evil. finally in 2050 iran signed a deal with the international community including the us agreeing not to pursue nuclear weapons the united states together with international partners has achieved something that decades of animosity has not a comprehensive long term deal with iran will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon it was celebrates its short lived. deal by donald trump he
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walked away without any confirmation turned around was in violation so perhaps it's no great surprise. he's tired of talking. about a professor of political science at the university of to run says the seizure of the. part of a coordinated. every few weeks we are seeing major provocations by the americans whether sending drones or warship towards iran and now this incident where the british are actually acting on behalf of the americans what gives the british the right to seize any iranian share based on european laws iran is not a member of the e.u. since the trump government decided to lead the nuclear accord the americans have been pressuring iran putting significant pressure on iran and iran has actually been acting in a very relatively cautious manner and we have to understand that you want to not sure restrain forever and we knew such as this where you raining ships are being
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seized illegally they cannot it actually want you want to do nothing in return if you want does nothing in return then they will put more pressure and more pressure on 15 of the but moscow times thanks for what should we have you around the world much more to come to get this in the wake of the new remake of the famous disney classic with a worldwide debate for a black actress was cast a leading role what you think about the we've put it up for debate we'll show the outcome of the amongst other things when we come back. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy. let it be an arms race. and spearing dramatic development only. exists i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time to sit down and
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talk. we have expectation that when we lift people out of poverty when we became rich then we'd become. and i think families what a lot of people ah struggling with now the expected that once they reached a certain level of income then they would be happy. and yet we create new size we create new things we want and i think sometimes we run out of explanations for why we feel on. good morning disney's announced that it's remake of the children's classic the
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little mermaid will stop black actress halle bailey in the lead role and the big debate in the week just gone. after an extensive search it was abundantly clear that halle possesses that rare combination of spirit heart youth innocence and substance plus a glorious singing voice all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role back in 1989 disney released instead of tradition of that famous fairy tale written by the initial for hans christian andersen in the version ariel was a blue eyed red head white girl as some argue the new version should stay true than to the 989 film but others know having a black lead is a win for diversity. the actress cast is areal can sing act dance and is beautiful but racists yes that extreme irritation you feel is racism or like mermaids can be black will crabs can talk so we're all stretching here shut up fat
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box little mama lives on a tropical coral reef with a calypso signal with a strong jamaican accent when you think about it it's bizarre she was white the fust time around there goes my favorite princess can't believe the just 3 my favorite princess she has a beautiful voice but if she's playing ariel i'm going to be she doesn't fit the look at all could you imagine the uproar of the cast a white actress to play tiana in a live action remake i just don't understand why is this necessary well we continue the conversation here an obscene as well put it up for debate. well that what people are trying to do is trying to bring people back to a certain kind of reality that we live in a very diverse society and to try and present if you like to try and normalize 1st because what happened before was that we had a society which those people were excluded or if they were presented they were presented as before they were prevented of course in the translation which was derogatory to them we bring race to the forefront and make it an issue when it
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really isn't an issue i think it's a very dangerous precedent and i think it is think it really is not i think it's really not about the inclusive idea that your other guest discussed discusses i think it's really a leftist agenda to divide us and keep us from working together and i think the people are overly concerned about his presentation are trying to as they said they want something they're used to but any challenge. challenge is if you challenge is what they think in the they think they think they should be like a princess can be black and what we want to do weird is not the line on that so every every single hollywood movie made from now on must have a gay person a jewish person a black person hispanic person and all we probably better represent all that you know population so let's say a puerto rican person a cuban person and i don't know there are people here from from our other countries too should we should we just make sure now that every single movie has every single
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race religion color size socio economic level where do you draw the lying if you look at the history of hollywood with birth of a nation it started off really badly with the original 1st feature film been a racist film which used skin color in a negative way of course they should be a good story line but also a film can do multi faceted things and i think we have to move beyond being obsessed by the fact that we live in a society that is proud to support diversity we do live in a society that does have problems around racism in american society has that and i think that the people who are denying. our people are not willing to begin to really talk about challenging it we had some be called dylan roof to walk into a blood shot of the body i'm sorry there's been a number of shootings in on that basis these a tragic tragic things we had black president black billionaires all over the place all sorts of hispanic people and in positions of power i would hope that no one would not like this character based on that they might not like the idea of it
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being imposed they might feel that it's a little bit racist to say oh well we have to have a princess be a certain color i don't think that makes them a racist i think that makes them somebody that just wants the best person for the job to be chosen whether it's a movie or a corporate venture i think the best person should always be chosen regardless of their skin color or anything else. in germany that we just going to remember charged in connection with the search should be use of more than 40 children with the defendants confessing to nearly all the charges brought against. the majority of the abuse was perpetrated by a single individual who lived at the campsite is accused of almost 300 sex crimes
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against 23 children over the years he's reportedly been leering his victims with trips with parks and even used his foster child as bait well police now accused of an action over all this in the face of mounting evidence of abuse over many years and the authorities are also blamed for letting evidence disappear back in february they admitted losing almost a terabyte of evidence meantime one of the children's representatives say that the way the victims were questioned was inappropriate for their age and the authorities themselves acknowledge that there was a police fairly they say calling the situation at the region's interior minister says this was worse than negligence and it should never happen again we spoke to one of the victims lawyers about the mistakes that were made. if you look we have seen numerous flaws the most terrifying is the disappearance of $155.00 c.d.'s from a secure police station we're talking about the c.d.'s which were found at the campsite in the main suspects trial it turned out that the people we've probably
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convictions for possession of child pornography were working at the police station and still law as for the interrogation of the children they were questioned at the police station but this is not what should have happened there are specific ways in which children can be questioned and it involves support from social services and the establishment of a trusting relationship it should not happen as an interviewer to police station that my opinion to escalate because of the callous approach to information on child pornography and paedophilia and the department's employees lack of awareness it is simply unacceptable for a department to react in this manner and then try to cover up its own negligence. just some of the world used to respond in the world run this is last 7 days as reported by us internationally far more. common of your saying to. me up to 24 minutes past not of the morning this sunday we had a great weekend and we'll continue to watching us this morning.
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the problem of the financial system costs from austria throughout the rest of the world was so big that not just one central bank could make money cheap enough could create enough artificial money by itself and so the fed did clearly did work together with the european central bank with the bank of england with the people's bank of china later that was kind of separate story with the bank of japan and so forth to create enough money to put into the financial system to keep it safe for itself and all to mainly what that did is a transfer of all that money into the banks into financial assets into burgeoning stock markets like. ton of sort of crack into an attic up and up and never took it away and that someone else was going to pay on the other side and the people that paid on the other side as everyone else in.
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this is a stick of water bottle phone in the stomach of a fish the brand is part of the coca-cola company which sells millions of bottles of soda every day the idea was that let's tell consumers there are the bad ones there the litter bugs are throwing us away industry should be blamed for all this waste the company has long promised to reuse the plastic. special projects funding me. on. but for now the mountains of waste only grow higher. join me every thursday on the alec simon show and i'll be speaking to guest of the world of politics sports business i'm showbusiness i'll see you then.
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my son was doing drugs my nephews was still in drugs my sister just with doing drugs it was like an epidemic of drug abuse america's public enemy number one in the united states is drug abuse we started going after the users in the prison population who are we started treating sick people people who are addicted to these drugs like criminals while i was on the hill. the war on drugs. there are countless numbers of people who are in prison for. 4. minor minor offenders in the drug trade it's a lot watching your children grow and miss you in ways you can save by daddy as you're walking out of this is just it doesn't get easier.
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well and welcome to worlds apart even though it happened this is one of the most funded subjects in philosophy in the current scientific consensus is not too far all from the conclusions of the 1st western scholar happened as dimmick created $2400.00 curious ago pronounced it was a case of it happened is indeed in the eyes or rather in the mind of the beholder
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why are the governments around the world so preoccupied with it to discuss that i'm now joined by mike see all of the happiness research institute and bestselling author mike it's good to talk to you thank you very much for its time thanks for having now when the global interest in happened this week that few years ago with a high level meeting on this subject it was presented as and you can all make paradigm something that is more comprehensive than let's say g.d.p. you think the economic focus is really justified i think we should a new measure of progress i mean g.d.p. per capita. which is an important indicator for progress but i think a lot of people globally feeling that we have gotten. richer societies without necessarily getting happier and we need additional new measure of progress and wellbeing happiness quality of life might be one of those now but government's main
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purpose by default is to make people's lives that are the greatest good for the greatest number so if they're doing their work correctly they would be taking care of all busy this institutional factor so well being why do you want them to be engaged in the subject if personal aspect of happiness. policies do influence people's lives i think policies the way we shape societies the way we build cities i think dose impact. well the quality of life and i think is also why we see some of the patterns we see for example in the world happiness report that looks at life satisfaction for people around the world we see things like healthy life expectancy we see things like the level of corruption we see things like freedom. social support or that does have an impact on both me and happiness so i think governments they have an ability to impact important aspects on our lives i heard you say in some of here perry has entered his that
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interest institutional official interest in happiness was in part due to the realisation that while. convert into happiness in fact would argue that they may be an opposite correlation because in some developed countries you see the increase in the levels of depression self harm suicide do we really understand that these point a relationship that they can all make wellbeing and people's happiness or unhappiness matter i don't think we fully on distances and there's a lot of complexity in there but on average we see as group as groups the richer countries happier but there's a lot of variance with the in both the rich country group and the poor countries so i think in the beginning it makes a lot of sense for governments to focus on reducing poverty and lifting people out of poverty i think once we get to a certain income level i think it makes better sense to focus on.

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