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is the dr. al-jazeera world at this time. and. former aides of donald trump are charged as part of the inquiry into links between russia and his presidential election campaign.
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hello i'm down jordan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up spanish prosecutor secret belly and charges against catalonians deposed especially this. israel says it's used advanced technology to destroy a tunnel in gaza eight people were killed. and battling breast cancer was even more of a challenge for women in sierra leone. donald trump's former campaign manager paul metaphors and his business associate have been charged with conspiring against the united states it's also imagine a third man who served as a campaign advisor has admitted lying to the f.b.i. about his contacts with russia well the white house there's deflecting the news saying none of it has anything to do with donald trump a white house correspondent kimberly halkett reports. trump do solemnly swear don. trump has been in office less than
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a year but this is perhaps the most significant day of his presidency so far on monday two of his former associates avoided handcuffs and turned themselves into the authorities in washington. the first is paul mann afford the former chair of donald trump's presidential election campaign the other is rick gates a longtime business associate of matter forts and worked with the white house until march both men appeared in court pleading not guilty to a dozen charges they include conspiracy against the united states also to launder money acting as an agent for a foreign principal providing false statements to investigators and failure to report foreign bank accounts there is no evidence that mr mann a fort with a trunk campaign colluded with the russian government the announcement which caught many off guard that a third person tied to the truck campaign george papadopoulos had pled guilty to
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lying to the f.b.i. that was over the timing of his meetings with alleged go betweens for russia he is now cooperating with the special investigation led by robert muller as with tall man of fort hood rick gates the white house is pushing back diminishing the role of papadopoulos as a foreign policy advisor this individual was the member of a volunteer advisory council them at one time over the course of a year and he was part of a list that was read out in the washington post and hardly call that some sort of regular advisor however it's the case of paul man a for which is getting the most attention the indictments paint the picture of a man living a lavish lifestyle when f.b.i. agents raided his home they even photographed his suits as evidence of money laundering more than seventy five million a form payments through offshore bank accounts on twitter trump reacted to the
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arrests he has repeatedly called the investigation into ties between his two thousand and sixteen presidential campaign and russia a witch hunt by political adversaries and the media without offering any evidence the white house says it expects the russia probe to wrap up soon. and while the indictment states manna for its charges involved actions from twenty sixteen on twitter trump contradicted the claim arguing the charges against him out of fort emanate from actions taken before cheering trumps a presidential bid trump against stated there was no collusion between his campaign and russia metaphor it's lawyer calls the charges ridiculous and on capitol hill top u.s. senators are also issuing statements about the indictments claiming it is proof the justice process is working kimberly helped get al jazeera washington spain's chief prosecutor seeking charges against several regional politicians
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a catalonians recent vote on secession the catalan leaders could face up to thirty years in jail if convicted of rebellion sedition and embezzlement meanwhile deposed counsel and president got in his pajamas has traveled to brussels seeking support for the bid to speak for ford spent from spain under simmons reports from barcelona . the police may be guarding its but the siege of regional government here no longer has a president as its head the spanish state is in charge its flag didn't get removed when says session was declared by parliament last friday only sign of carlos. is his portrayed his name is among twenty others on the charge sheet filed by spain's chief prosecutor begin. filming the study of the prosecution has filed several charges for rebellion addition and embezzlement against the main political leaders of the cattle and regional government with their actions and decisions over the
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past two years have caused an institutional crisis that resulted in the unilateral declaration of independence this was carried out without observing and ignoring our constitution these charges are the worst case scenario for the sacked catalan leaders sedition carries a maximum of fifteen years in jail and rebellion a maximum of thirty years. some ministers braved it out by appearing folk work then being asked by police to leave one was defiant. we will continue. later came separate meetings of both parties that were in the government coalition and they both agreed to take part in the elections called by the spanish government for december more twists and turns in a crisis with so many dimensions and now the threat of jail hanging over politicians who declared a republic but now want to stand in the elections and do symons al-jazeera bosler
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no. at least eight people have been killed after israeli forces destroyed a tunnel in gaza israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says advanced location technology was used to identify the tunnel in the harness area a mass described the killings as a dangerous escalation it says the tunnels are used for importing food and supplies israel says they use for smuggling weapons. the first priority for any government is to provide security for its citizens those who try to hurt us we hurt them i have said several times we are developing a pioneering technology to deal with the total threat today we discovered undestroyed air tunnel we hold hamas responsible for any attempts to harm our sovereignty outside its territory i assure you that we will continue to defend israel's borders and the. occupation which targets the palestinian resistance is targeting the efforts to repair palestinian unity and continue with planning and preparation for the defense of our people and our holy land this is
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a guarantee right as long as there is occupation and aggression and well life for palestinians in gaza was supposed to improve after reconciliation agreement between rival groups hamas controls gaza while fatah runs the palestinian authority but electricity is still being rationed three weeks after the deal bennett smith reports from gaza. there nicknamed unkindly the occurs because wherever these men are from gaza electricity go. darkness follows mr nominal we always have to listen to people insulting. he says. in june israel agreed to reduce the electricity supply to garza at the request of west bank based palestinian president mahmoud abbas. it was one of a number of tactics to force hass which runs gaza to the negotiating table. in this everything is bad once of the old lady big mean not to turn off the power it was so
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embarrassing i called my boss but he said no turning it off as i tried to do it five young men came with sticks and knives and started arguing with me then i had to run off and leave the power on each district rotates a for hours on twelve of shad jewel half of the two million people who live here rely on expensive private generated networks to fill the gaps. but they're not affordable luxury for the other one million residents the power is going to be off here now for another twelve hours the difference in this area is that people don't have backup generators now it's about three weeks since hamas started handing control of gaza back to the palestinian authority but still the palestinian president mahmoud abbas has not increased the electricity supply. israel's blockade of gaza meant that there would only ever up to eight hours of electricity a day but these latest cuts of normal life to a standstill the life stops every everything you do you do.
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you know we have. line we have work on our computers we have. you know. connection with the world. the palestinian authority says the electricity supply will improve but it hasn't said when hearing gaza they've had to get used to way to burn it's made al-jazeera gaza. u.s. president donald trump says a libyan man linked to a twenty twelve attack on an american diplomatic compound in benghazi has been captured attackers killed the ambassador to libya and three other americans in a statement trump says special forces picked up moustapha in an operation in libya he says will face justice in the u.s. staying in libya at least eleven people have been killed in four airstrikes in the city of dinner in the country's east witnesses say civilian areas are hit with women and children among the dead china and south korea have agreed to improve
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diplomatic ties after a year long standoff over the deployment of u.s. made anti missile systems in south korea soul and beijing say their work together to resolve the nuclear issue in north korea tony bertie has more from the south korean capital. they issued a press statement saying they want to get the normalization of relations back on track that's encouraging neither side would be a liberating on the missile does the system but both said that they remained in position with their stand on china wanting the missile system to be withdrawn and south korea saying it must stay but they've agreed to talk about that in the future that is encouraging it's one of those methods now of reducing tensions here because in the last few weeks the rhetoric between pyongyang in the north and washington in particular with president trump has really gone up a ratcheting or two a couple of notches so there are concerns about the fire and fury and the threats
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of total destruction north korea the threats by north korea basically of a another nuclear nuclear test but this one atmospheric so a lot of concern and with president trump about to arrive in south korea in the next week there are concerns about what may happen both china and south korea in addition to these meetings of both reaffirm their commitment to peaceful ways of trying to get north korea to denuclearize that is actually good news everyone sees this is a very highly emotional and tense situation in korea and the korean peninsula and very much there's concerns that it may lead to something happening for an unpredictable nature what's more still to come here on al-jazeera including. anger in kenya after has declared the winner in the controversial presidential election a rerun. and protests in argentina as concerned grows over the social cost of new
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reforms more than statements. from slowing island win. to win in china desert breeze. however we've got more very heavy rain just spilling out of turkey at the moment guerrier cloud here moving across the country stretching up into the black sea into the caspian sea feeding further eastward possibly see some rain and snow there for georgia for armenia maybe pushing a little further research over towards the caspian sea want to showers also just stay extending their way into northern parts of syria much of the eastern side of the med fine in try beirut's twenty three celsius and lovely sunshine coming through here and lovely sunshine too across the arabian peninsula was a chance of wanted to showers just around the southern end of the red sea into the gulf of aden elsewhere is fine and dry doha could see temperatures struggling we
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can say that struggling to reach thirty three degrees celsius ice and lovely weather here as we go through the next couple of days maybe while the sloshy find a dry across a good part of southern africa the western cape in with a chance of a little more cloud just spilling in marjah see want to two showers to just easing over towards mozambique over the next day or so now to a little further north woods and maybe want to those showers just creeping into tanzania and the showers continue across central africa just around the ethiopian highlands the horn of africa right across into the gulf of guinea more widely showers the southern nigeria. the weather sponsored by cats. and when they're on line we were in hurricane. almost like thirty six hours these are the things that has to address or if you join us on saturday a member of the ku klux but we struck up a relationship is a dialogue tweet us with hash tag stream and one of your pitches might make the
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next join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. welcome back to the top stories this hour the investigation into russian links with donald trump's presidential bid has seen his former campaign manager. and his business associate charged with conspiring against the united states but pleaded not guilty a third man who served as a campaign advisor has admitted lying to the f.b.i. about his contacts with moscow. prosecutors seeking charges against several senior politicians over the recent votes on succession they could face up to thirty years
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in jail if convicted of the belly of sedition and to beslan. and israeli forces have destroyed a tunnel in gaza killing at least i think prime minister benjamin netanyahu says advance location technology was used to identify the tunnel in the area described the killings as a dangerous escalation. in the former aides of president trump facing criminal charges she had looked at the main players in this unfolding political drama and who else could be put under the spotlight. poor amount of four is seen as a pioneer in selling access to the us presidency he used his republican party times developed during the gerald ford and rolled reagan eras to market a variety of warlords and dictators to washington's political establishment among his former clients jonas savimbi of angola ferdinand marcos of the philippines and move to say yeah well presented as devoted cold war allies for the us rick gates is
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seen as his right hand man having worked with metaphor in his political consultancy firms from the mid two thousand on woods both took senior roles in the trump campaign now four was trump's campaign manager for three months in the summer of twenty sixteen until he resigned following reports about his lobbying for the ukrainian government gates followed his boss into the trump campaign and remained a key member until the presidential inauguration the third figure who emerged on monday is george papadopoulos he served as a foreign policy adviser to the trump campaign there was actual foreign policy experience has been difficult to corroborate he's pleaded guilty to lying to the f.b.i. about contacts he had with a russian professor during the presidential campaign who he understood to have kremlin time the professor told him he had quote good and quotes on hillary clinton in the form of thousands of e-mails adopted us also lied about another meeting with a russian national have adopted is reported to have offered to arrange a meeting between donald trump and vladimir putin during the campaign an offer the
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trump staffers declined however there was discussion apparently at a senior level about the young staffers proposals for contact with russia meanwhile several other figures in the trump campaign are being investigated by the special counsel's investigation continues and they will be looking into all sorts of other people who are involved in this matter clearly they're looking at jared kushner and donald jr so i think that there are many more months to go and it is quite likely we'll see other indictments in the future not of the charges against man a for you. related to allegations that the trump campaign concluded with russia in an attempt to influence last year's presidential election but the decision by the special counsel to choose monday the same day that those two men were indicted to announce the plea bargain deal he'd made with papadopoulos about allegations of russian collusion are a signal that avenue is still being pursued aggressively shabbat hansie al-jazeera
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washington a us court has blocked president trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military transgender service members appealed against the ban saying trump violated their constitutional rights the president made the announcement by twitter in july pointing to what he called tremendous medical costs and disruption. and celebrations and protests in kenya where kenya has been declared the winner of the presidential election rerun results show he took ninety eight point two percent of the vote but the opposition's dismissed his victory citing low voter turnout for me the miller reports from nairobi. the official announcement that who are kenyatta had secured his second term in office was no surprise for millions of kenyans but a low voter turnout of thirty eight percent has raised questions around the legitimacy of the selection which was ordered by the supreme court after it and now the august presidential vote saying the electoral commission had committed
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illegalities. ninety percent. of the same. ones. where. it. was nothing more. state. of. war zone. and. trace. the rerun was marred by violent protests when opposition leader raila odinga and his national super alliance party boycotted the election preventing at least one point eight million kenyans in opposition strongholds from voting. in total at least twelve million kenyans stayed away from the polls observer mission say besides the impact of the
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boycott violence and intimidation kept many of the voters away from polling stations. joe you described the vote as a sham with the electoral commission not making the reforms the opposition had demanded for it to participate in the vote virtually every other issue that we raised that last time is present in this election. and what has happened is that this time around i think i was in a crisis over legitimacy a crisis of trying to shore up the numbers so that it appears that there is a legitimate mandate for president and in the course of they have done unimaginable things i can think of at least seventeen different grounds from the official even if the election is challenged at the supreme court there are concerns the courts may not act independently concerns around the independence of the judiciary was heightened when the court refused to hear a petition to perspire own last week's rerun saying there weren't enough judges
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present whether or not this election is challenge legally they are many kenyans that hope this final announcement will bring months of political tensions and uncertainty to an end but is kenya to address the nation are asking for unity protests began getting fears that both political and ethnic rivalries are far from over. argentina's president has press ahead with tax labor reforms it's a week. let's change coalition step to victory at the mid-term elections reports from. one human in this has been taking to the streets for years to defend argentina. on monday he and others decided to march once again. we're here to tell the president that people can't make ends meet many are struggling with the increase in the price of food medicine and almost everything
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argentinean workers have won many benefits and let the government destroy what we've achieved. met on monday with governors labor union leaders and businessmen the president wants to carry out tax labor and retirement reforms he wants to build national consensus to pass on loss that he says will help argentina move forward. to do the reforms we need we all have to give a little especially those of us privileged because there are people who cannot wait that reforms we need so we can reduce poverty and so the middle class can grow. the speech marked a roadmap for the second half of market his four year term as he seeks to implement business friendly reforms to attract investors. that would you think is a priority for you that ministration i didn't continues to have one of the highest
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poverty rate. in spite of years investment in social programs to fight inequality people here say. this place. does not forget people like. social movements wanted to be part of the meeting but were not invited but. she's worried that we forms will hurt a lot. income workers. actually is a businessman and even though we still don't know exactly what his plans are we do not trust him. the government insists that reforms will help argentina move towards economic growth. on the street there are many who fear that growth will come at their cost. as i want to say it is the future of an historic cease fire agreement in colombia is in doubt after an armed group admitted killing an indigenous leader the national liberation army known as the ill and says it was
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questioning are we a forest arrow on links to colombia's intelligence services when he tackled one of its members says he was shot in self-defense on friday colombia's president said if the eleven killed for a stereo it would constitute a breach of the deal. he has more from the colombian capital bata. in a statement the year land leadership said that one of its unique shot the indigenously there after detaining him for questioning he was accused of being a military informant in the western region of choke or. deeply regret for this incident but also insisted in their statement that there was no order to kill or harm the indigenous leader in any way and nonetheless this is of course a major flub on part of the rebels and a breach of the cease fire they had started just a month ago that cease fire deal will stand at least for now because according to
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the protocols of the cease fire and incidental however serious this is not mean and out and i think and to the ceasefire ordered talks there is however increasing criticism coming from the opposition here in colombia and even among many government officials about the wisdom of continuing the talks with the land which will become only worse if the u.n. decides not to turn in those responsible for the killing but trial of cambodia's opposition leaders getting underway was arrested last september he is charged with treason accused of collaborating with the u.s. to overthrow the ruling party if convicted he faces up to thirty years in prison when hasan the capital phnom penh. another court date passes and another no show from the leader of the main opposition party in cambodia the cambodian national rescue party he wanted to be here but again has been told that he didn't need to be
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that his lawyer screwed the questions on his behalf as they seek to end his pretrial detention again this happened last month as well when they tried to end his detention but at that time he was told that he didn't need to leave prison because they were concerned about his safety this time again. they have said that his lawyers could speak on his behalf the opposition and critics of the government say this is nothing to do with the law this is really about politics it's about the governments led by the prime minister who in saying who's been in power for more than thirty years wanting to stamp out any credible opposition and they say that he is afraid of losing the general election in july next year and this is not an isolated case the previous leader of the sea an r.p. sam rainsy is in exile avoiding a jail term for defamation and now the government has asked the courts to completely dissolve the opposition party to that court case is due to start on the sixteenth of november woman with breast cancer in sierra leone authorizing more
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than just a battle with a disease that dealing with huge medical bills and the stigma of breast cancer awareness month need a beverage report some freetown and what one group is doing to improve the understanding of the disease. narea mabyn prepares dinner for her family it's not a difficult task but she's grateful she can even do it she's a breast cancer survivor and it's not been an easy journey she couldn't afford the operation to have a lump removed or i don't medications. have no money my friends have been helping me even my kids. have to my friends on. mariam his daughter keeps an eye on her as she still suffers pain and there's a chance the cancer could come back. the world health organization states five hundred seventy thousand women died from breast cancer in twenty. and that figure is on the rise particularly in developing countries women jordi of women are
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diagnosed early stage in sierra leone or register was only started in two thousand and twelve i can estimate up to twenty percent from ten percent when this rate issue was created to know. how to train to present a free man out. suffered from breast cancer qantas's because of a lack of awareness women don't seek a diagnosis early enough but it's hope that will change for breast cancer awareness month one more call organization called the well woman clinic has been offering free screenings for people to detect for lumps and also showing them how to do some breast examinations the screenings also look for any other abnormalities. and stop the clinic give talks about the disease one of the biggest challenges is a lack of equipment including mammogram machines this can best diagnose breast cancer specifically for older women undergoing breast changes these could be
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lateral ages process the first but it could be conscious as well but if you look at each other then you know you don't look at the clinic it's raising funds for a mammogram machine most women can't afford to go abroad for treatment jennifer renner thomas helped found the clinic after losing family i have a strong passion and i want everybody to be placed their way because i know what i went through with my arm to myself and i don't think people should go through that but many are still too shy to talk about breast cancer some saying it's still seen as a stigma in her community mariama has a message for people dealing with breast cancer. and i want to tell my fellow women . that's just one more challenge that we still take time to overcome need of reason al-jazeera freetown sierra leone. a quick recap of the top stories on al-jazeera the investigation into russian links
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with donald trump's presidential bid has seen his former campaign manager pull metaphor down his business associate charged with conspiring against the united states they pleaded not guilty a third man who served as a campaign advisor has admitted lying to the f.b.i. about his contacts with moscow. spain's chief prosecutor seeking charges against several senior politicians over the recent votes on secession they could face up to thirty years in jail if convicted of rebellion submission and embezzlement israeli forces have destroyed a tunnel in gaza killing at least eight people prime minister benjamin netanyahu says advance location technology was used to identify the tunnel in the harness area amasses described the killings as a dangerous escalation. the first priority for any government is to provide security for its citizens those who try to hurt us we hurt them i have said several times we are developing a pioneering technology to deal with the total threat today we discovered
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undestroyed their total we hold how most responsible for any attempts to harm our sovereignty outside its territory i assure you that we will continue to defend israel's borders and the. targets the palestinian resistance is targeting the efforts to repair palestinian unity and continue with planning and preparation for the defense of our people and our holy land this is a guarantee right as long as there is occupation and aggression. us president donald trump says a libyan man linked to a twenty twelve attack on an american diplomatic compound in benghazi has been captured attackers killed the ambassador to libya and three other americans says moustapha will face justice in the united states opposition supporters in kenya have reacted angrily to who were kenyatta being reelected and a rerun of the presidential vote supporters of his rival. boycotted the election. the future of an historic ceasefire agreement in colombia is in doubt of an armed
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group admitted killing an indigenous leader the national liberation army known as the airline says it was questioning only a forest there are links to colombia's intelligence services when he tackled one of its members and says he was shot in self-defense but those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after the street station that's watching. there is a very important source of information for many people around the world. have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people of nobody . and bring that story to the forefront. ok today look at the stories big in the headlines and very loud on social you in the stream live on al-jazeera english and on you tube in india is the economic boom about to go bust. independents strain has filed criminal charges again.

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