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of saudi chat at touch camera traps have identified a healthy population of up to twenty snow leopards as the technology improves we're finding all these ways in which our guesses are are getting corrected the latest evidence suggests there are more cats than previously acknowledged but the snow leopard trust believes it's premature to downgrade the cats on the international list of threatened species. if you are in beijing looking out the pacific ocean you'd see american warships one mess was that somehow time is aiming to replace america and around the world well the chinese are not that stupid these guys want to dominate a huge chunk of the planet this sounds like a preparation for our first president george washington said if you want peace prepare for war the coming war on china. on a just zero. well
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tonight i'm here to tell you one thing iran large. israel's prime minister says yes secret files which prove iran has been covertly pursuing its nuclear weapons activities. and oh i'm maryam namazie and london with al jazeera also coming up on the on the road all old and i still attack in afghanistan's capital kills twenty five people nine of them journalists who'd rushed to the scene to cover the story camped out on the border of the central american refugees have spent a month traveling to the u.s. only to be turned away. and thousands rally in russia in protest against the blocking of the messaging app telegram.
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welcome to the program our top story israel's prime minister saying iran is pursued a secret nuclear weapons program and lied to international observers about it in breach of the two thousand and fifty new deal benjamin netanyahu gave an order of visual display claiming to have conclusive proof of the program from documents obtained from to iran iranian state t.v. is dismissed as propaganda and iran's foreign minister says it's all a ploy to nix the nuclear deal calling us the latest. it wasn't you know suspicious start a technical glitch with the audio meant a brief delay describing a highly sophisticated intelligence operation this was an innocent looking compound it looks like at the love pitted where holes. but from the inside israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu says his intelligence agents tracked the paperwork from an iranian nuclear weapons program to this building and that they were able to take
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this. proudly displaying paperwork and disks he says were from iran according to his own visuals the program ended in two thousand and three but he alleged it continued in secret using these visuals and television performance to send the message the iran deal the nuclear deal is based on logs it's based on iranian lies any rain in the separation one hundred thousand files right here prove that their log at the white house it was clear the u.s. president was impressed by what he saw i think of anything what's happening today and what's happened over the last little while and what we've learned has really shown that i've been one hundred percent right that matters because by may twelfth the president will decide if the u.s. sanctions will continue to be waved under the iran nuclear deal negotiated between
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the u.s. iran and five other countries around foreign minister dismissed the new allegations tweeting breaking the boy you can't stop crying wolf is at it again undeterred by cartoon fiasco at unga you can only fool some of the people so many times the president has said nobody knows what he's going to do perhaps trying to build suspense but there seems a lot less of that after what he saw on his t.v. pedicle hain al-jazeera washington well i spoke to change the posse the president of the national iranian american council it warned that iran will be watching we sent about it will be watching what happens between the u.s. and north korea very closely. the iranians are paying attention to what happens to north korea and if the north koreans get a deal with the united states that the u.s. then respects and it hears too it's likely that the iranians will conclude that their mistake was that the went to the negotiating table when they only had uranium enrichment if they had done what the north koreans did which is to have
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a bomb test a bomb and also produce a delivery mechanisms for that on the united states in concert a table strike a deal and here to it that's where the dangerous we are creating an incentive structure for iraq to actually go from in the transition. i selous claim responsibility for a double suicide attack in central kabul which killed at least twenty five people and injured dozens more nine journalists were among those killed making it the west a for media in afghanistan since two thousand and one jennifer glass reports from kabul on the almost zero zero the first suicide bomber was on a motorbike eisel says the target was intelligence headquarters but the explosion killed civilians and policeman in the street every day added the limb for policeman the from district nine who were at the front line but were among those matson and
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three policemen were wounded as well at the emergency workers rushed to the scene to aid the wounded. afghan cameraman reporters and photographers who come to cover the news became part of the story when a second suicide bomber disguised as a journalist blew himself up among such attacks could create existential threats against press freedom and freedom of expression in afghanistan which is considered one of the biggest achievements of the country in the past seventeen years i've got to start who's got the most vibrant media in the region this is supposed to be a secure part of kabul home to not only intelligence headquarters but nato the u.s. embassy and various aid organizations in the capital these days nothing feels safe . another eisel bombing last week killed at least sixty people and injured one hundred ten afghans lined up to register to vote with the target not only in kabul but elsewhere too in kandahar in southern afghanistan a suicide car bomb attack on
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a nato convoy killed at least eleven civilians including children several nato soldiers and afghan policeman were injured the afghan president has described these attacks as were crimes terrorist acts in conflict with islamic values and human. right and the afghans blame the government for not doing enough to prevent them jennifer glass al jazeera kabul earlier i spoke to major investigative journalist who used to be based in afghanistan she says the attack is a devastating blow for the small tight knit media community there and i think today is meant to go down as one of the deadliest is an afghan media press history and and press is one of the few sort of you know big accomplishments of the post nine eleven order compared to other countries in the region compared to iran pakistan especially what's happening. in you know certain countries in the arab world afghanistan really does have
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a very strong and independent. press scene and today is a devastating blow to that small community as president donald trump has again reaffirmed his belief in a border war with mexico one of the key policies of his election campaign it comes as a group of hundreds of refugees and migrants from central america stuck just across the southwest in order a so-called migrant caravan has been making its way north across mexico for more than a month trump assaulted border security just stop him from entering the u.s. but says more permanent measures are needed. but we have to have changes in congress and we have to have it quickly we need a wall number one and you see that right now you know where they are even though it's not a particularly good will it even though a small percentage can climb to the top they have to be the extremely good shape but a small percentage can climb that particular wall we have a wall that's much more difficult but if you didn't have that you'd have thousands of people just pouring into our country you've got to have
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a wall. annular apollo's on the mexican side of the border in taiwan a so we know this is a group of about one hundred fifty to two hundred immigrants making a very difficult journey from central america across mexico now to the u.s. border they finally reached tell us what's happened to them now. margaret activists told us that around fifty individuals were allowed by mexican officials to cross over to the u.s. border inspection facility yesterday but were unable to be processed by border officials another one hundred fifty of those those are the ones that you see behind me have been saying here for what is now the second day in a row they were expecting to be granted the opportunity to turn themselves into border authorities well over twenty four hours ago but were they were unable to do so overnight a group of around fifty individuals reportedly stayed here camped out. a cold couple of days and you want to a lot of them braving the elements others went back to a nearby shelter again regrouping in the daylight hours and once again waiting here
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trying to figure out whether or not today would be the day that they would have that opportunity to turn themselves into border authorities it's worth noting that today is children's day it's a sort of the reason why you're seeing a lot of a lot of kids behind me some of them are playing soccer some of them seem like they're in good spirits there have been lots of charity organizers and other volunteers that have brought them food they brought them clothes and toys a much needed distraction from an otherwise confusing and stressful scene that's played out as a lot of people here still don't know what's going on they don't know when they're going to have that opportunity to cross over and plead their case to border officials so for for most of them for all of them here today it's still a waiting game it is and we can see that the group of fifty migrants that remain they've camptown out but they are nonetheless stuck in this sort of no man's land between the two countries the entry point between mexico and the u.s. how long are they going to be able to stay there for will the mexican authorities
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dismantle these makeshift camps at some point. that appears to be anybody's guess we have to keep in mind that these are individuals that have been travelling for a month now across mexico most of them are from central america most of them are are from honduras other ones others are from both a mile and inside of either one so for many of them they've been travelling for well over a month what they've said to us is that they've been through so much their journey has been so long what's another couple of days we really get the sense that they're willing to stay here as long as it takes it was raining earlier today which is why you're seeing several tarps that have been set up behind us they're sort of preempting more rain this afternoon and they're saying that even if it rains even if even if it gets cold it won't dissuade them from staying here as long as it takes to be given that opportunity to go to the u.s. border inspection facility to plead their case to authorities what we're hearing overwhelmingly from individuals is that they don't want to do anything illegal they're not trying to storm the born or there were individuals that climbed atop the border fence they did not cross over at that demonstration that took place
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yesterday they don't want to do anything illegal they want to use the existing asylum laws in the united states to plead their case for asylum by u.s. border authorities and under an international law these individuals do have the the right to do so. well thank you very much money or apollo giving us the picture of the of the migrants are doing now on their they aren't their tail on the mexican side of the border. present comedy has become the first sub-saharan african leader to meet donald trump at the white house on the agenda was security trade and the economy but one infamous topic wasn't discussed as alan fischer explains a new sign of tension instead warm hunch it's for the first sub-saharan african leader to visit the trump white house the president of nigeria made no mention of my comments attributed to donald trump several months ago when he questioned letting nigerians visit america it's claimed that president donald trump made
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derogatory comments about several countries during a discussion on immigration the white house several months ago and when talking about nigeria in particular it was claimed that he said why would the other although nigerians into the u.s. because they wouldn't want to go back to their quote mud huts there the white house has pushed back against that saying that conversation never happened but we do know that the u.s. ambassador to was called in for consultations with nigerian government officials through their talks covered trade security and the battle against corruption the u.s. has recently sought military helicopters to nigeria it is military trainers in the country and is supporting the push against boko haram fighters the white house is also wary of the increasing economic presence in china across africa hopes africa and nigeria will turn to the u.s. as a trading partner i think maybe more than anything else will we discussed today was our agricultural products going into nigeria which nigeria wants but we have
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certain barriers that don't allow that to happen so for the good of our farmers u.s. farmers and for the good of nigeria and all of africa it's very important that we are able to sell our great agricultural produce products. the nigerian president thank the u.s. for its military support i'm pleased to surgeons in the u.s. economy and asked for their help in recovering funds siphoned out of nigerian government accounts hard to governments if with the machinery in place forgot a script to go to new generals to collaborate in. return to nigeria over five hundred million now to save their lives over looted funds the two presidents walked out of the rose garden and back to the white house partly the warmth of the sun also warming relations between the two men alan fischer al jazeera at the white house still ahead for you on the program sending a message to the world that they are not defeated the palestinian national council meets for the first time in twenty two years and a u.n.
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security council delegation arrives in myanmar and me to the country's leaders as part of an investigation into the rangar crisis. however the weather's looking largely dry across australia over the next couple days it has some pretty good sunshine recently manji little more cloud just starting to slide its way through the pond missing some cooler weather coming into perth recently nineteen south to say southerly winds talking in for tuesday that will make its way further east this week on through the next twenty three celsius natalie twenty one in melbourne the cloud becomes a little more widespread as we go on through wednesday will pick the temperatures back a little stupid up to twenty one celsius in melbourne having said that on the other side of the tasman it's cold enough for new zealand over the next day or two
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certainly feeling well more autumnal least the wind in the rain has pretty much gone the will still be some bits and pieces of the wet weather from time to time but it doesn't look too bad as we go on through chews day fifteen across just nineteen four or clint going into thursday a cool. all celebrities coming through should be dry but the temperatures will struggle to get to thirty degrees in christ the feeling on the cool side meanwhile is still pretty warm across japan temps getting up to twenty eight celsius in tokyo twenty seven for a soccer cloud on the right is making its way in from the east china sea from the yellow sea it will be heavy at times with the possibility of flooding the southern sheen. from planting forests with drones to surviving drought small funds al-jazeera has a wood winning environmental solutions program with. have a seven point them to
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a real job but. meeting the people in the communities and organizations addressing some of the greatest man might environmental problems threatening our planet. a new season of birthrights on al-jazeera. welcome back a look at the top stories this hour israel's prime minister says he has half a ton of documents that show iran has been secretly continuing its nuclear weapons program. i still says it carried out a double attack in kabul that killed at least twenty five people mine of them journalists and a taliban suicide bombing in kandahar has also killed eleven civilians there
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including children. u.s. president donald trump is again reaffirmed his belief in a border war with mexico one of the key policies of his election campaign it comes as a group of hundreds of refugees and migrants from central america a stop just across the southwestern border. well in other stories we're covering the palestine national council is officially meeting for the first time in twenty two years in the west bank city of ramallah the powerful but rare assembly will discuss several critical issues top of the list whether or not to suspend the recognition of israel the meeting is scheduled to last three days. if this council is harmed then the palestinian dream me seriously harmed therefore we were very determined to create the session we were hoping that everybody who wanted the future of palestine and the palestinian people we wish them to be here but unfortunately for to be abroad. my pump has wrapped up his first overseas trip as u.s. secretary of state palestine to restart the peace process met the king of jordan
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and the foreign minister in amman on the final leg of his three day middle east tour on the abdel-hamid reports from amman. if you out his trip the israeli palestinian conflict didn't seem a priority in our mended newly appointed u.s. secretary of state was reminded it remains the main stumbling block to was achieving regional peace the two state solution remains the only path to the pieces we believe in jordan it is the solution that would allow for the emergence over an independent sovereign palestine states jordanian leaders also worried about the even of the u.s. embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem but maintained that final boundaries with the in jerusalem are up for negotiation with respect to the two state solution the parties will ultimately make the decision about what the right right resolution is we certainly open to a two two party solution that's a likely outcome we certainly believe that the israelis and palestinians need to
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need to have political engagement there was no combination however of the recent demonstrations along the gaza border fence with israeli snipers shot on protest killing dozens and injuring hundreds book a limited himself to saying that israel had the right to defend itself the u.s. secretary of state didn't seem to share the jordanian view that this really palestinian conflict is the main source of instability in the middle east instead he pointed to other conflicts in the region but throughout his trip it was clear that iran and the uncertain future. the nuclear deal where the media priority for the us administration in riyadh and tel aviv wrapped up the rhetoric on iran threats to middle east ability to the delight of his hosts iran destabilize the entire region that supports proxy militias and terrorist groups and arms it is an arms dealer to the who the rebels. and iran conducts cyber hacking
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campaigns. supports the murderous assad regime as well iranian missiles are also a concern of israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu of his focus on the risk of being fired from iranian bases in syria and by hezbollah from lebanon. need to now apparently couldn't be more pleased with the appointment grinning and warmly congratulating him their language at times interchangeable we remain deeply concerned about iran's dangerous escalation of threats to israel in the region and iran's ambition to dominate the middle east remains the people thought the iran's aggression would be moderated as a result of signing to do the opposite is open and iran is trying to gobble up one country after the other. has flown back to washington but if tough talk on iran please some lack of significant commitment to. this running middle eastern conflict
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would worry others but at that hemy. now indian government forces a fight at protestors in kashmir killing a young man and wounding at least fourteen others a protest as had been trying to help the rebels who were trapped after government soldiers cordoned off the southern village the rebels exchanged fire with troops for several hours two were killed including the top commander cash in his largest armed group. a delegation from the un security council has met me on mas de facto leader and son suchi to discuss the rangar crisis some seven hundred thousand wrangham muslims have been forced to free me stay off of the military launched a brutal crackdown last year the un is putting pressure on the government to allow for the rangar safe return charles stratford reports. on song suchi nobel peace prize winner and for so long the darling of much of the world the fight for democracy in myanmar meets un security council delegates in the capital naked
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all the reputation of the civilian leader now in taxes to her refusal to publicly at least condemn the military crackdown and the injust whites groups say the army supported by put a small pox killed thousands of men women and children carried out a campaign of gang rape and destroyed hundreds of revenge of villages the other thing the security council should do is to refer the situation in iraq trying to state to the international criminal court the crimes against humanity that were committed against hinge a population were clearly of the gravity and severity that they warrant prosecution by the international the un has called the violence against the mainly muslim or hinge a textbook ethnic cleansing. buddhist dominated military deny that saying the army was responding to what it describes as terrorist attacks following the killing of border guards the security council delegation says talks with suchi and military
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leaders focused on stopping the violence and eventually starting a voluntary repatriation plan proposed by bangladesh in myanmar last year the security council veto power of china and russia has meant the un has been unable to act effectively to end this crisis the ranges say they won't go back to me on my own until they have their citizenship returned. it was stripped from them by what was then the permeates government in one thousand nine hundred two u.n. and international aid agencies say it's inconceivable that the regimes you can return with their legal status in me makes them so vulnerable to more violence. than i get out of. the fed me and mom because they tortured us and they killed a lot maybe if they can guarantee us citizenship freedom and a life we will go back otherwise how can we survive their. for the approximately seven hundred thousand refugees who fled. to now live in what's been described as
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the little just ripping camp in the world the struggle to survive could become even . a dramatic change in the weather is putting lives at risk. as united nations security council delegation continue their discussions with the myanmar government the situation here for hundreds of thousands of refugees living in flimsy shelters many on steep hillsides could get a lot worse in the coming weeks and months so i clone along soon season is starting here the u.n. and aid agencies a saying that it is vital to act in all of this a prevent a disaster happening i mean what can only be described as one of the biggest humanitarian crises in the world right now charles stratford al-jazeera part of the refugee camp. and into fall operation involving police from thirteen countries as freed nearly three hundred fifty victims of human trafficking across the caribbean women and children working in nightclubs are among those rescued many who are
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looking for jobs across borders have been forced to work without pay twenty two people have been arrested. a danish national has become the first person to be convicted under malaysia's new law against fake news. a monthly did guilty to spreading false news after he posted a video on you tube accusing police of taking fifteen minutes to respond to describe distress calls after the shooting of a palestinian electric kuala lumpur nine days ago police said they took just eight minutes the judge finds them on two and a half thousand dollars but he opted to spend a month in jail because he could not pay. on mean is opposition leader nicole is the sole candidate for the post of interim prime minister after the deadline passed with no one else registering he led a march towards yerevan central square a day before a parliamentary vote on the country's new leader it's the culmination of two weeks of protests that saw the former prime minister search sarkozy ousted. well iran's
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judiciary has banned the popular messaging app telegram to protect national security and news came as some ten thousand people took to the streets in moscow earlier to protest against recent restrictions on internet freedom in russia is always there began blocking telegram this month over its refusal to hand the keys to its stateroom corruption john hall reports. in moscow they demanded the government block the popular instant messaging app telegram the company had refused an official order to hand over the data encryption keys that keep messages sent on telegrams private. to. russia's federal security service the f.s.b. says that privacy is a shelter for criminal and terrorist groups but telegram users see it as an attack on free speech is protesting the bollard to freedom within russia it's the beginning it's a way to start. censorship but to examine the symbol for you during
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it is the course a little over three years internet in the world telegrams logo depicts a paper plane and hundreds were launched as demonstrators shouted anti putin slogans but opposition leader alexina valmy was there ensuring the authorities would not overlook this demonstration i was sure you could you know i have my rights and i don't care about these bands i do what i want what i need to do whatever i'm allowed to do under the constitution york russia is not the only country in which telegram has fallen foul of the earth or it is on monday iran's judiciary sidelined the reformist government by announcing a ban on the app also citing threats to national security the clerics said telegram had been used to organize anti-government protests that swept the country in january it's a combination of something like what twitter about you might have here in the united kingdom so it's nice to platforms combined iranians. so it's very important
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and if you look back to some previous elections you can kind of correlate the victories of those that war in the most seats in parliament or your own honey victory kind of see how they were using social media especially very eloquent and all that was supporting so telegram be seen as a threat by those opposed to reform in iran and protesters in russia would say the same thing from the russian entrepreneur probable duro views fighting back he's promised to fund anyone developing proxy platforms online and able to dodge the berm over how does iraq. zimbabwe's become the second african country to legalize cannabis cultivation under certain circumstances the government says individuals and businesses can apply for a five year licenses to grow possess transport and sell the drug for medicinal and scientific use local reports say license fees range from five thousand dollars to
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twenty thousand before the change people found to be using or growing cannabis faced up to twelve years in prison the suit to legalize cannabis production in september. now imagine writing a wall of water over eight stories high that is the incredible achievement of brazilian surfer audrey go kasha a tiny figure on this giant wave and it's just been confirmed as a new world record this ride last november off the portuguese coast has been ratified as the highest ever at the annual big wave awards the wave measured up to twenty four point thirty eight meters beating the previous biggest surf by just sixty one centimeters well that same event in portugal on the same day also produced another award this one for the biggest wipeout of the year british surfer andrew cotton received the dubious honor as he disappeared into the surf inspect killer style. oh now to news of a record breaker of
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a very different type the wilds oldest recorded spider has just died in australia is she is a trapdoor spider with less than well the less the name of number sixteen but that is her name at forty three years old she smashed the previous record held by a twenty eight year old trencher that from mexico sadly number sixteen did not go peacefully scientists say she was killed by a wasp sting. just a quick look at the headlines now and israel's prime minister says he has half a ton of documents that show iran has been secretly continuing its nuclear weapons program benjamin netanyahu alleges iran lied after signing the two thousand and fifteen deal with western powers which lifted sanctions in exchange for limits on nuclear activities iranian state t.v. has dismissed the accusations as propaganda iran blogged about never having
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a nuclear weapons program one hundred thousand secret files prove that the. second even after the deal iran continued to preserve and expand its nuclear weapons nor for future use why would a terrorist regime hide and meticulously catalog its secret nuclear falls if not to use them later. i still says it was behind a double suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul which killed at least twenty five people nine of the dead a journalist and an al-jazeera cameraman is among forty five others who were injured a b.b.c. afghan service reporter was also killed in a separate assault in the eastern province of haast hours after the kabul attacks at least eleven civilians including children were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his colony a religious school in kandahar the attacker was apparently targeting and they took convoy. and u.s.
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president donald trump has once again reaffirmed his belief in a border war with mexico one of the key policies of his election campaign it comes as a group of hundreds of refugees and migrants from central america stuck just across the southwestern border the so-called migrant caravan has been making its way north across mexico for more than a month the u.s. president has ordered border security to stop them from entering america but says more permanent measures are still needed well those are the headlines much more news coming out from doha in twenty five minutes time that's it for myself and the team here in london earthrise is next. on counting the cost why you ran its nuclear deal and other powerful factors are at play in a new game of oil it could mean steeper prices at the pump. and into a korean summit but what would a thaw in relations mean for their economies. jim acosta on a.

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