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world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera. these laws are the same that have been on the books for over a decade and the president is simply enforcing now the white house defends the separation of undocumented immigrants from their children. are there american idol this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up here isn't the only place where the political director of immigration we report from germany the issues causing trouble for chancellor angela merkel. fares that fighting in a yemen's port city of a data will cut food supplies for people already on the verge of starvation. and
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the u.s. action state holds meetings across asia trying to clarify exactly what the u.s. and north korea agree to in singapore. have been rallies across the u.s. against the trump administration separation of migrant children from families seeking asylum in the united states thousands of children have been forcibly removed from their parents and placed into tention facilities along the border with mexico many families say they were told the children being taken to be washed and interviewed but did not know they would be separated think of the stress of these children they take a baby away from a nursing mother they tell someone you're going to going to give the baby a shower bath and then they take the baby. from a car seat and drive them away this is not. normal and fat it's barbaric it has to stop now what they're saying is well we'll find
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a way not to separate them one of their ways not to separate the children is not to let them even seek asylum which is a right that people have in the world to seek asylum so that's not a solution the solution is not to tear children from their parents. don't piece up your no don't stick the stick in your ear what is it that they don't get about how stupid and wrong. speaking to reporters that a briefing white house press actually does address the comments made by u.s. attorney general jeff sessions who quoted the bible in defense of the board of policy she shifted the blame on the democrats for not coming up with better legislation to deal with undocumented migrants i'm not aware of the attorney general's comments or what he would be referencing i can say that it is very biblical to enforce the law that is actually repeated
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a number of times throughout the bible however this is a hold on jim if you let me i guess i'm not going to comment on attorney specific comments that i haven't see why not what i said and i know it's hard for you to understand even short sentences i guess but please don't take my words out of context but the separation of the legal family and families is the product of the same legal loopholes that democrats refused to close and these laws are the same that have been on the books for over a decade and the president is simply enforcing them well meanwhile the republican party in the u.s. house of representatives has outlined its immigration bill to be considered next week it would prohibit the separation of undocumented children from their parents at u.s. borders it would also look to include a pathway to citizenship for the so-called dream of young immigrants brought to the u.s. illegally as children and media reports that would also authorize some twenty five billion dollars for the construction of
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a border wall brunell's has more now from los angeles. they're a wonder people have gathered here in macarthur park in los angeles outraged by the drug administration's new zero tolerance policy which allows the government to separate families of migrants at the border there are now one hundred detention facilities around the country that the government is contracted with and eleven thousand migrant children are being held there people here say that many of the migrants who come from central america face harassment injury or even death if they are sent home this is one of several dozen such rallies that are being held around the country and it comes at a time when the religious authorities in this country both the conservative protestant organizations and churches of the catholic conference of bishops and others are denouncing the trump administration policy calling it in you may and say
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that it needs to be stopped even things way to as republican strategist and new york he says the top administration is enforcing a bush policy that was only ever used in extreme cases. it's a bit of a political risk because it shows the lack of morality and compassion of the trump administration by enforcing this policy it's actually not a law as sara could be sanders claims it is this was a policy instituted in the bush administration and continued in the obama administration however both of those administrations did not enforce it that often they would only do so in the case of extreme situations in this instance the trumpet ministrations since the spring has been forcing it at every opportunity that can now we're punishing the children of illegal immigrants for the sins of their parents and it's no fault of their own and immoral i think that trumps base itself will stick by him if anything no matter what he does be it north korea or
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shooting somebody on fifth avenue with your family set but when it comes to independents and voters who could swing an election toward democrats in november or toward the democratic nominee in two thousand and twenty they are very turned off by this so the president's callousness and cold hearted ness is not helping he said and making the excuse well it's the law and paul ryan saying well let's have a legislative fix but it's not going to be fixed legislatively the president canopy wants not enforce this particular law and i don't think many people would be terribly upset it would actually be a political win for his entire immigration policy is a jumble of mess where as he's been focused on building a wall on the southern border when forty two percent of illegal immigrants in the united states enter the country illegally and just overstayed their visa he hasn't addressed that instead he separating children from their parents. immigration is causing a major splits in germany between angela merkel's christian democrats and the
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variances the poncy the question social union c.s.a. wants to refuse entry to people have already made asylum claims elsewhere in europe that something that tells a medical projects to mccain has more from bad then. the row over what to do with people who come to germany claiming refugee status who had already done so initially in the first e.u. country in which they made landfall has really blown up in the course of thursday the issue has been one that has dogged the the formation of a grand coalition government and now the bavarian allies of angela merkel the christian social union is putting its foot down its leader it's the minister the federal interior minister says the horse is in a hole for who is affectively the leader of the party on a national level federally anyway has said he wants to go back to the conditions that prevailed in twenty fifteen before angle americal open the borders to people with that famous phrase version of and us germany can do it i'm going to merkel disagrees very considerably she says no the should be no return to that status
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immediately that it should be there should be some sort of compromise solution her partners the social democrats will they agree they do not want to see germany go back to those those scenes of the summer of twenty fifteen the point here is that the coalition that exists right now has a smallish majority if there were a real problem between the bavarian party and angela merkel's party that could spell real trouble but the point also to make is that it's as if the main parties have marched up to the edge of a precipice in the course of today looked over the side of the precipice and the actually let's stand back from that the next step here will be what the leadership of the c.s.u. decides and we'll know that in munich on monday a ship where hundreds of refugees rescued off libya over the weekend is due to arrive in spain on sunday morning aquarius has six hundred twenty nine refugees on board it had to spain after a few years to let the ship docked at their ports have
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a bad weather forced it to take a detour aid workers on board say the long journey is proving a big challenge for the exhausted passengers. here and has emphasized on thursday that only a political solution can end the conflict in yemen but on the ground a new phase of the war is taking shape as saudi and emirates he led forces move on the key port of data well above unmanly has more. yemen's port city of her date was bustling with people buying food on thursday but this is also a city bracing for a heavy bombardment a lot of. people here barely living unemployment you know data there are no jobs a person your works to earn his daily living there will be a big crisis if the fight and moved into the city and with poverty and hunger and the war residents will be victims people are dying from hunger the country will be destroyed. the coalition has captured
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a town south of the data as fierce fighting and as strikes pound the area the u.n. security council has had to closed door meetings this week both concluding that the only solution to the crisis is a political and not a military one the u.s. ambassador says there are ships on standby to supply her data once the military operation and even our ships just see waiting so we have a fright we have a very we're very well organized and we are ready to send every assistance for a good. the council will meet for further discussions on monday but many analysts agree that a basket of her data would not draw yemen's three year war closer to an end. supposing that there will be a successful sort of military takeover there are many questions remain what will happen to other parts of the country you know what will happen to who will run how
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they do or what will happen to you know the deep divides among among yemenis i think that you know it's important to recognize that who sees as as a political actor as they were back in two thousand and thirteen fourteen. as the saudi led coalition forces a military victory over the strategic port the formerly exiled president abu drago months a hardy has arrived in the southern city of aden for the first time since february two thousand and seventeen to oversee the operations but the u.n. wants the attack on how data could kill up to a quarter of a million people and shut down the main route for food and humanitarian aid to the rest of the country this would have a devastating impact on survival of a population already teetering on the brink of famine. in mali algis there are fears telecoms giant eighty and he has completed its eighty five billion dollar
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mega merger with time warner the deal's been done two days after it got the go ahead from a federal judge is the end of c.n.n. h.b.o. and one of brothers here is justice department argued against the move but the court says the government failed to prove the takeover would harm competition no adversely affect consumers. he was actually of state says sanctions against north korea will not be lifted until it's been completely denuclearized. is on a diplomatic talk briefing north korea's neighbors on the singapore summit between donald trump and kim jong un but one bears comments appear to contradict north korea's view that the phase would be phase process would be phased in and reciprocal funds louis has more. the last stop on u.s. secretary of state my prom payors asian tour following the summit in singapore it's here in beijing he met chinese president xi jinping where he told him how important it was for him and u.s. president donald trump that from peo is here to spur snarly speak to him about what
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had been achieved in singapore as well as what the parties hope to achieve in the weeks and months ahead so this is visit to china underscoring china's role and how the u.s. sees china playing a role when it comes to denuclearization of the korean peninsula but my prayers visit to beijing is likely also to highlight and address in the important issue and that is the issue of sanctions the chinese foreign ministry had said two days ago and this is just a couple of hours after the meeting between trump and kim took place that perhaps it was time to consider sanctions will be for north korea because the sanctions are written in such a way that they may be adjusted depending on how north korea implements our polls the u.n. resolutions take a listen to how differently the two men on said the same question on sanctions and china's role in enforcing those sanctions china has reaffirmed its commitment to honoring the u.n. security council resolutions. those have mechanisms for relief contained in them
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and we agreed that at the appropriate time that those would be considered. but we have made very clear that the sanctions and the economic relief that north korea will receive only happen after the fall denuclearization the complete denuclearization of north korea not to ship. china's position has always been that we are firmly committed to denuclearize ation as to how it will proceed that will be worked out through more detailed consultations going forward and china stands ready to play its constructive role in that process. the chinese foreign minister's answer they're a lot more nuanced a lot less direct and china plays a key role in enforcing sanctions against north korea ninety percent of north korea's trade with china and china also happens to be the main point where north koreans want to access the international financial system but both countries acknowledge that what happened what took place in singapore is the first step
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towards denuclearization on the korean peninsula. still ahead on al-jazeera passionate scenes outside alton dean is congress building after a vote on legalizing abortion. and all eyes are on russia as the world cup cakes off but will not have any effect on its human rights record. we may well see some long awaited rainfall into the desert southwest of the u.s. over the next couple days that's courtesy of a tropical storm pushing across california this is just out of bounds of the system there now showing its high in basin places of cloud rising showers into central pass at the moment and they're all drifting a little further ace was a deep south could see some heavy rain on friday possibly with some thunderstorms
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lots hal maybe even the tornado mixed in further north as well the big show is to up towards the northern plains towards the midwest we'll see some wet weather to into the carolinas as we go on in that east coast is generally drive on the prime had a limb is a fair bit of cloud around somewhere to weather up towards the lakes into the northern plains just around the mountain states as well and here we go with that what with the pushing in arizona maybe seeing its first bit of rainfall that will be flooding right first but of rainfall here for around three months so some heavy downpours certainly on the cards as we go on through the next few days that weather already affecting western parts of mexico cloud sharing up here another system coming in getting some sympathy to that west a weather across that western side of mexico at present the showers long spells of rain the counterfeits a good part of central america right through the weekend. soon
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killed ten from many members. in. the war it's possible. people in power are meets the woman heading an eighteen man militia . and dispensing justice with an unforgiving hand. and eye for an army in iraq on al-jazeera. and again you're watching al-jazeera has reminder of our top stories this hour i've been rallies across the u.s. against the trump administration separation of migrant children from families
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seeking asylum in the united states thousands of children have been forcibly removed from their parents and put into tension facilities along the border with mexico. immigration is causing a major split in germany between angela merkel's christian democrats and the barbarian sister party the christian social union this is who wants to refuse entry to people who've already claimed asylum elsewhere in europe where chancellor which chancellor merkel rejects. there's actually a state says sanctions against north korea will not be left until it's completely denuclearized my pompei was on a diplomatic told briefing asian allies on the singapore summit between donald trump and kim jong. il a report by the former f.b.i. director james comey accuses him of mishandling the investigation into every clinton's use of a private e-mail server and the findings are already giving fuel to white house attempts to prove the f.b.i. is corrupt and out to destroy us president donald trump. going to help get us the
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story. it was a bombshell announcement during a heated presidential contest we did not sign clear evidence that secretary clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information former f.b.i. director james comey concluded in july twenty sixth teen that u.s. presidential candidate hillary clinton did nothing wrong when she used a private e-mail server well secretary of state this is the biggest political scandal since watergate as a candidate us president donald trump still used those conclusions to bash his opponent arguing she was corrupt. and after he became president he took it a step further saying call me himself was corrupt trump says he fired his f.b.i. director chris handling of a separate investigation into allegations the president's campaign colluded with the russian government now a new report by the department of justice inspector general says the komi team made
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errors while investigating clinton for weeks the president has suggested the findings will vindicate him and his decision to fire colby and prove the f.b.i. is out to get him in it the justice department argues some employees showed a clear bias against the campaign one employee peter struck even texting he'd like to stop trump the conduct by these employees cast a cloud over the entire investigation the i.g. report causes a great deal of concern and i think points out the political bias that the president's been talking about but the report also concludes we did not find documentary or testimonial evidence that improper considerations including political bias directly affected the specific investigative decisions the current f.b.i. director argues the employees named in the report have been removed from any investigation involving the president. and may face disciplinary action nothing in this report
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impugns the integrity of our workforce as a whole or the f.b.i. as an institution calmly reacted to the report calling it reasonable even if he disagrees with some of its findings and as the russia investigation continues the president may now use this report as proof of why that probe should end kimberly helped get al-jazeera at the white house there's presence approved plans to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of chinese imports the levies could be as much as fifty five billion dollars as donald trump tries to fulfill a campaign pledge to clamp down on what he calls unfair chinese trading practices tums already imposed charges on still an aluminum imports from canada mexico and the e.u. that off is the latest tariffs could ignite a trade war between the world's two largest economies. the united nations draft document says global warming is on course to exceed the limits set in the paris of
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claimants by around twenty forty is the un's starkest warning yet of the risks of climate change report says governments can still cut temperatures below the agreed ceiling of one point five degrees celsius but only with rapid and far reaching changes to the world economy in two thousand and fifteen nearly two hundred countries set a goal of limiting warming to below a rise of two degrees above pre-industrial times but as in don't trample the u.s. out of the agreement last year saying it was unfair to his country tom coughlin is the director of plan b. that seek a charity supporting the use of legal action to tackle climate change he says governments must take the lead with climate change because it's too big a problem for individuals to handle one point five degrees mine just sound like a number to a lot of people the call in paris when governments agreed to limit temperature to that level was one point five to stay alive and that is the call that really sums this out this is an existential threat. it is an extension threat to all of us to
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our societies to our economies to international security if that isn't enough to wake people up it's very difficult to know what is is too much for individuals to handle on their own there's a complete fantasy that this is going to be solved by people changing their habits of consumption this needs to happen at scale our infrastructure needs to change is has to happen with support from government it happens by people all over the world demanding that we do whatever it takes because we face an existential crisis we face an emergency donald trump is obviously a huge disappointment in terms of what the world is trying to do but there are many many americans that he doesn't speak for and we've got the marrow of new york at the moment suing fossil fuel companies for the costs of putting a wall around wall street to keep the floodwaters a day we just got to find a coalition of the willing. they've been passionate scenes outside argentina's
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congress building after politicians now really voted in favor of legalizing abortion the bill must now pass in the senate before it becomes law stories about reports from buenos aires. the national anthem to celebrate a historic vote emotion was high among those who wanted to legalize abortion in argentina. i can't stop crying because we are together this is a fight there are so many emotions we know that a lot of things are missing but we are still moving forward we have worked so hard we are being ignored for so long and today we are making history. the debate lasted for twenty three hours and the vote was very close especially when two congressmen changed sides and decided to for the last four months women here wearing green bandanas have been taking to the streets to change a law that affects this country's most vulnerable thousands of women are hospitalized every year because of complications with illegal abortions most of
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them are poor in the last decade argentina had half of everything from pregnant reforms like gay marriage ban abortion was the table filled out when the fighting started and change especially women and young people who took to the streets demanding change. opposing the law is the catholic church issued a statement saying the results in congress were upsetting and they did not solve the real problems poor women face today. released the country is not ready for them but i think i wonder there are a lot of steps that should be taken prior to passing this law a lot of education needs to happen people have to know that if you do something there are consequences and one of those is getting pregnant the consequences of. the opposition as well as allies of precedent were divided on the issue of markey has encouraged his party members to vote as they see feet even though he's personally opposed the proposal. ske has been campaigning to change the law for
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years she says that the most difficult part is yet to come in the senate is quite quite difficult to see for and here at least he's not received here in the company day in their lives they put his time there in the senate term or he's going to be the most difficult the numbers tire i really really bad at the moment but where we are we're doing these like step by step a green revolution has taken over large sectors of argentina society they have managed to convince lawmakers that legalizing abortion is a matter of public health that urgently needs to be addressed that is how will win a situs some bubble is election commission has cleared twenty three candidates for july's presidential polls this includes the current president. and opposition leader nelson chamisa as the country's first election since robert mugabe was ousted by the military last year after thirty seven years in power. overall world
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cup hosts russia saudi arabia five nil in the tournament opening game on thursday present and watch the match alongside the saudi crown prince had been summoned and fifa president jonny infantino victory margin for the host nation was a surprise russia and saudi arabia are the two lowest ranked sides at the tournament. the world cup also offers a chance for campaigners to put the spotlight on russia's human rights record or a challenge reports now from moscow. the world cup is the best party the planet has to offer but in russia not everyone is celebrating this is british gay rights campaigner peter tatchell to taint in moscow while protesting against russia's treatment of the people and he's far from the only person who's decided the world cup has a use but it's not. ukrainian filmmaker alex sense of is starving himself in a siberian prison times to cause russian or thirty's maximum world cup discomfort.
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they jailed him for twenty years on terror charges he says it was for opposing russia's annexation of crimea sense of is supported by international organizations like human rights watch and russians to oscar nominated russian director andres yeah i can see it is one of them. was to be used in the the man acted as a true patriot for his country to turn him by force into a citizen of the russian federation and to judge him by russian law as a terrorist simply by being someone who sits dogs on fire is an absolutely disproportionate response it's outrageous for recent presidential candidate and t.v. personality to send you a sub jack says she's given a bloody me a putin a list of political prisoners to be released including sense of and i'd like to talk to him i want the eighteenth day of. his starvation period and. i hope that he will be released because it's not fair and i support the movement.
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for freedom for like since all perhaps is because of well cup attention baps it's for other reasons but in the past week president putin of russia and president poroshenko of ukraine talked about a prisoner swap ukraine wants sixty four people returned sense of among them whereas russia wants to have back captured soldiers and journalists like carol russian ski the local editor of a russian news agency in ukraine amnesty international is campaigning on the well cut to it wants to draw attention to human rights workers in russia's eleven host cities. we would like that people know that there is not only. one thing that work and leave in russia but. people the. daily basis are fighting for justice and dignity in the country. hosting the world cup means russia is in the international spotlight for the next month rights campaigners are hoping some of
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the lights can also shine on the. glory chalons al-jazeera. and rushes to on the rivals will be in action on friday egypt up against and in group b. a clash of powerhouse neighboring nations european champions portugal facing twenty ten world cup winners spain. without zero these are our top stories have been rallies across the u.s. against the trump administration separation of my current children from their families seeking asylum in the united states thousands of children have been forcibly removed from their parents and put into tension facilities along the border with mexico rob reynolds has more from los angeles. in the past children were not taken away from their parents in the past. entering the country without
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documentation was subject to administrative proceedings now people who are brought it to come in either alone or with their kids are charged with either felonies or misdemeanors and put in the detention system and their cases go before federal courts so it's completely disingenuous to say that this is a continuation of past policies nothing like this is ever been done before. immigration is causing a major split in germany between christian democrats and the barbarian sister posse the christian social union c s u wants to refuse entry to people who've already claimed asylum elsewhere in europe and chancellor merkel projects as i like coalition fighting to oust the rebels in yemen has captured a town south of the state at port of data is the second day of the coalition's campaign to take her data saudi arabia and the key is the shia the rebels of using the port to smuggle weapons from iran here is actually
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a state says sanctions against north korea will not be lifted until it is completely denuclearized. is on diplomatic tool briefing north korea's neighbors on the singapore summit between donald trump and kim jong un but his comments appear to contradict north korea's view that the process would be phased in and reciprocal and football world cup hosts russia have thrashed saudi arabia five nil in the tournament's opening game president vladimir putin watch the match alongside the saudi crown prince mohammed bin someone and fifa president to cheer on the infant tino russia and saudi arabia of the two lowest rank sides in the tournament. with all the headlines and back with more news here on al-jazeera that's after people and power to stay with us. al-jazeera is a very important force of information for many people around the world when all the cameras have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to
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people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront. for over three years i just controlled a terrorist goals call to move in iraq after it was driven out in late two thousand and seventeen local militias began searching for fugitives reaching out the harshest justice on suspected fighters and civilian collaborators one of the most vengeful malicious is led by a woman which journalist tom kline went to meet her.

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