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tv   Inside Story 2018 Ep 241  Al Jazeera  August 30, 2018 3:32am-4:01am +03

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as for ten times less land to make the same amount of oil out of that and it is utilized so their solution is not to say let's stop palm oil let's go to something else but he's to make sure that whatever we produce is persistently and that's what the out of fuel comes into play the r s p o is a voluntary organization and while it sets standards on palm oil production it has not committed to zero deforestation for the people and said village what they lament is the loss of the forest they say the land belonged to the ancestors and should be that is for generations to come florence louis al-jazeera sabah state malaysia. thousands of people are in the u.s. city of detroit to pay their final respects to the queen of soul aretha franklin best remembered of course for hit songs respects natural woman franklin died last week of pancreatic cancer she was seventy six years old we are live there with john hendren of the charles museum of african american history i've been watching that
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line behind you john it just doesn't stop does it. it has not stopped since nine o'clock local time this morning it's now two thirty and it will go on until nine o'clock local time tonight just as it did yesterday with thousands of people filing in here and there would be more if they went on a little bit longer this of course is day two of a four day celebration of the life of the queen of soul tomorrow there will be a big concert on thursday where the four tops gladys knight and thirty other major bands will be playing and of course on friday the queen of soul will be laid to rest and that brings us to her legacy and i have someone here we can ask about that rochelle riley knows well about aretha franklin and her significance to detroit because she is a columnist for the detroit free press and let me ask you there are thousands of people coming here they don't do this for every singer why is aretha franklin so beloved aretha franklin is more than singer she is an icon of the civil rights
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activists and someone who embraced this community which she belonged to from the time she was so she's family but she's also an international global star what's your legacy you touched on the fact that she was also a civil rights icon and when you look at her what is it her music is it her civil rights activity what does she leave behind well in addition to a wealth of music that is unparalleled and she taught us all how to demand respect she was someone who quietly worked behind the scenes in civil rights picking up the tab to bail ministers out of jail and even paying the bills and meeting the payroll for the civil rights movement so she did a lot of things that people weren't aware. they weren't surprised because she did a lot of those things right here in detroit helping people in ways that were too numerous to mention and you did something interesting you asked the readers of your column what should happen to remember a wreath of franklin and some interesting ideas came out of that want to tell us about well her music is going to live forever but that doesn't mean you just sort
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of leave that to chance and we also want her to live forever so i asked what could we do and several of her longtime supporters including her longtime photographer want to museum they said that would be great and i said well i'm all for that as long as it's not a shrine that's just about the past but it's something that continues to help people in what she did because her motto was tell me how i can help and she did that through her music she did that through money she did that through a love of this community and we need to make sure that happens i think to try to be her graceland. and what was it about her she was able to take the song respect which was a notice reading so. imbue it with a sense of of larger purpose like it became an anthem for feminism and for civil rights why just imagine that for a minute that here's an iconic song anyway i mean otis redding and she sings that people have forgotten he even made a version she was able to embody a spirit into the songs that she sang from you make me feel like a natural woman to
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respect to make them and not just for women but for people to demand more of themselves so when she said yes p.c.t. for you and me all right we're a show riley columnist for the detroit free press thank you very much for joining us and i should mention that the queen of soul is not just the queen of soul she's also the queen of style and she would not wear the same outfit twice in life and she has not done so in death either there was a wardrobe change she wore all red yesterday right down to her little bit on shoes and today she is in ice blue we'll see what she's wearing tomorrow on radio amazing john hendren in detroit thank you for that. still ahead for you on this news. more on that in a moment. it's
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all sport action games what's happening yeah the football competition is hotting up . south korea are into the final of the men's football competition a semifinal when over there setting up a title decider with japan for south korea's players it's a tournament where sporting achievement is only part of the story and the richardson reports. more than just a gold medal is at stake for south korea's male footballers at these asian games this three one win over vietnam putting them into the final i a gold medal would see south korea's players including top install some young men
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being given an exemption from up to two years of military service i closed when. it was too close to the ball if i thought that i thing. i don't need to say anything at all i'm ready for that. yeah i'm ready for that to make it so south korea will face japan in the final. twenty ten champions beating the united arab emirates for milk in their semi runs history was made in skateboarding which is making its asian games debut it will feature at the olympics for the first time in tokyo in twenty twenty. years and japan could be looking good for a limpid gold after finishing top of the podium in three of the four events in indonesia and suki says oka taking the men's part title. margie lin did our one women street for the philippines is the country's fourth title at these games i and
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all have been warned by female athletes. a new games record was set in a women's twenty kilometer race walk where young g.a.a. you if china won the title the day saw her country hitting three figures in their overall gold medal count i on the track bahrain's it d.d. young old young again edged out india is due to chance to complete the one hundred six hundred meter sprint double. under rounds as she and her daddy took gold in the discus. the olympic silver medalist winning his fourth consecutive asian games title and the richardson al-jazeera as the foreigner sits in past has become one of the first seeded players to be knocked out of the u.s. open in new york russia's dunnill medvedev here knocking out the great number fifteen seed who had been expecting better after rising one hundred forty six ranking places in the past year medvedev will face born
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a coach of creation in round three on the right while defending u.s. open champion sloane stephens is facing a fight to stay in this year's tournament the american lost the first set against unseated ukrainian unholy in a color nina but the third seed hit back to win the second seven five the match now into a deciding third set stevens is a break up well an extreme heat policy is in force for the second straight day in new york it means that for the first time male players can take a ten minute break between the late to set something that was already allowed for the women on tuesday five players were forced to retire due to heat related problems paul vander worth has more know that jock events were struggling so much in the near forty degree temperatures that in the second city he asked for a bucket to be placed next was cheer and casey vomited. the extreme heat rule comes into effect if a match goes to at least the fourth set so after marking for church when the second
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set made the players were guaranteed ten minutes of or spite from the hate they spent at nike than i spots joke of it to venture me battling his way to victory in just under four hours was brutal conditions but you know it is what it is and you have to kind of deal with it at i had to find a way to dig myself out of the trouble. djokovic is now on track to meet roger federer in the courses federer is chasing his first title at flushing meadows in a decade the swiss has now won all eighteen of his first round matches at the u.s. open after a straight sets victory over you she heats or not she ok i am very happy to get to be back in new york healthy couple has been difficult so it's nice to be back feeling really good i am happy i never stumble at the the first hurdle almost time to retire but not yet so happy i twenty
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seventeen finalist medicine case needed six match points to move into the second round after a six four six four one over pauline palm in two years i feel safe while maria sharapova struggled to victory against veteran petit schneider who was playing in a first main draw mention a major since twenty living thanks and organizers have said they regret that french player eliscu may was given a code violation for adjusting her shirt on court it's called mental fatigue twenty one rules have now been changed to ensure it won't happen again pool fan to work out zero. crowd troubling southpaw lifeforce a couple of doors game between santos and independent entity to be abandoned fighting broke out between santos supporters and the police in the build up to this match santos had been painting all used to fielding and an eligible play in the previous game so ross and starting this much level on aggregate they're actually three nil down independence a go through to the quarter finals. paul thank you for
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that. for you at the venice film festival has begun in recent years it's premiered many of the movies that have actually gone on to win big at the oscars but just who would win this year's golden lion right now anyone's guess and even barbara reports from venice. as they get ready for the seventy fifth venice film festival there's already plenty of excitement about what's on offer in recent years venice is how to reputational make over enjoying access to big budget hollywood productions as well as critical hits likely to go on to oscar success the man who's overseeing this reemergence says he's proud of the balance he's struck of course we have some blockbusters we have a number of. big themes and established filmmakers but at the same time we have a huge number of on methanol filmmaker. that means that we still go on
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me here making a work of real scouting and discovery two years ago this festival began with a piece of american escapism which went on to win six oscars well now the same director damian shell gets to premiere his latest work right here on opening night but this time it's a true story. masterpiece test to reconsider trying to land the first man is about how nasa astronaut neil armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon starring ryan gosling it's one of twenty one films in the main competition. so is roma by alfonso cuarón whose last film gravity premiered here before winning him the oscar for best director it's a tribute to the mexico of korans youth once again it's visually stunning and it's one of the favorites to grab venice is top prize the golden lion. and some spirit is one of a strong set of italian films competing here it's
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a horrible remake directed. don't you know whose last film called me by your name was nominated for best film at this year's oscars. over eleven days the critics in the public are about to discover a world of film in one of europe's most glamorous sets igs palaces prizes and prestige venice has the ball in abundance with al-jazeera venice and that is your news hour from here in doha another bulletin from london in just a few. where
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on line this isn't some abstract issue we need to pay attention to their stops or if you join us on sect rather than stopping terrorism is creating a base is a dialogue and just the community has wanted to add to this conversation we need a president who's willing to be a short while everyone has a voice and part of civil society i need for that i never get listened to by those in the corridors about joining the global conversation. on out to zero. and hundred fourteen twelve on. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for the dry river beds like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country haven't truly been able to escape the war. for thousands of years
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farmers and shepherds lived off this land. but such a traditional way of life is under increasing threat. al jazeera world travels to the jordan valley where illegal settlements are expanding and the israeli military cordons of more of the land. what will become of the palestinian farmers and does the palestinian authority have any power to help shepherd of the jordan valley on al-jazeera. another exit from team trump the u.s. president says his white house counsel will step down. some of them genuine donald this is al jazeera live from london also coming up
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brazil says it may start limiting the number of migrants who can cause its border as thousands of venezuelans continue to flee an economic crisis. and that's to dispute that see over scholarships and french fishermen lash out at their british counterparts over harvesting rates cuts. i'm cloran story in sabah state malaysia where the demand for land development and biofuel is threatening not just for us but a way of life. their warm welcome to the program there's been all the change to the u.s. president's top team at the white house donald trump announced via twitter that is canceled will be leaving the altar as some say it's because he's achieved his goal of getting conservatives named to federal judgeships others have suggested it may be because he's complying with special counsel well but most investigation into alleged collusion between the campaign and russia our white house correspondent
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kimberly how reporters when they get on the bed when he was appointed as white house counsel donald trump called lawyer don began a brilliant legal mind but now he's leaving the white house adding to speculation that another member of trump's inner circle is turning against him the u.s. president made the announcement on twitter i have worked with don for a long time and truly appreciate his service but it's been rumored that mcgann had been threatening to leave for weeks after getting pushed back for advising trump not to fire special counsel robert muller who's heading up the probe into possible collusion and russian interference in the twenty sixty u.s. election. it's still a very tough read the words are trump is reportedly furious mcgann has cooperated with muller giving thirty hours of testimony to the special counsel's team he follows a string of close friends and advisers that are now reportedly cooperating with the investigation those include his long time personal attorney michael cohen who pled
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guilty last week to campaign finance violations they also include alan weiss labored chief financial officer of the trump organization and longtime friend david packer who was involved in hush money payments to women during the two thousand and sixteen u.s. election with u.s. voters going to the polls for mid-term congressional elections in november a democratic takeover of the house of representatives would mean trouble for trump the most damaging thing for the president is going to be the impeachment hearings and the investigations that the democrats have been likely have over the course of the entire sort of twenty nineteen here perhaps that's why rumored to replace john mccann is someone who knows a lot about impeachment proceedings lawyer emmet blood represented president bill clinton during his impeachment hearings in the ninety nine can really help at al-jazeera the white house brazil's president says he's considering limiting the
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number of venezuelans allowed into the country tensions are high in the border state over a map which has seen an influx of migrants trying to escape the political and economic turmoil back home michel to maris says he may introduce a daily cap on the number of venezuelans allowed in from the current eight hundred to one or two hundred a day and more than one and a half thousand refugees already in the state capital both of these steps more brazilian soldiers have also been deployed to the border following the outbreak of violence earlier this month migrants for juveniles of the state by angry locals authorities in were a mark for the federal government to do more to help them deal. with new arrivals overall more than fifty thousand venezuelans are living in brazil well as venezuelans continue to leave their cash strapped country president nicolas maduro is pressing ahead with measures aimed at easing the financial crisis perhaps the most sensitive is an increase in the price of petrol this report is from latin
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america newman has just returned to chile from venezuela a mass exodus of venezuelan refugees is placing extraordinary stress on neighboring countries like brazil that is why president michel tamar of brazil says that he has ordered more soldiers to the border to quote guarantee order but also he says to protect the venezuelan refugees you may remember that some of them were attacked a couple of weeks ago by brazilians who are beginning to see them as a threat to their country. or is putting the blame on venezuela's president. he says that this has become a quote not just a problem for venezuela but also for the harmony of the entire continent on the other hand is trying to stop another kind of flow into another neighboring country colombia the flow of fuel which is costing then israel of billions of dollars. in an oil rich country like venezuela it's one thing to subsidize quite another is
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to give it away we're going to it's a gift is not even enough. thanks to. one u.s. dollar and imagine this if you can a one thousand. point zero zero one of a cent which is why the government took them out. except here. and there's incredible is that i can still use it here to buy a hundred and sixty six leaders. at the venezuela colombia border where small and large scale smugglers operate in broad daylight the price distortion feeds a lucrative black market with billions of dollars but now in an attempt to rescue venezuela's drowning a commie president. has announced a plan to stop the leak. in
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israel and have until the end of the month to register their cars for an unspecified amount of subsidized petrol before prices go up dramatically for everyone else. this would put the lucrative black market out of business but there's a problem. you can stop. the members of the national guard stationed on the border. to cross the border. venezuela could certainly benefit from cracking down on corruption on its side of the border and selling the. international prices just as necessary finally seem serious about raising prices at the pump. is going to cause.
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confusion. historically raising the price of petrol has been a controversial and explosive issue. to in venezuela. yes even the most skeptical admit the giving away petrol its nest of the gift in the symbol of an economy in freefall. the raising of fuel prices may help a little but economists say it is not the silver bullet that's going to end in israel as hyperinflation would some forecast will reach a million percent before the end of the year nor is it expected to stop the mass exodus of venezuelans trying to escape hunger unemployment and shortages of just about every necessary good and that is why latin american countries called by ecuador will be meeting next week to try to come up with a cold war donated response to what is certainly the biggest refugee crisis in all of latin american history.
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french fishermen have been accused of endangering the lives of british fishing crews after a violent confrontation over scalloped in the office the english channel my school of so one of the most expensive shellfish and fishing them is lucrative and competitive the french fishermen in the bay of the same off the coast of normandy said the british depletes in their stocks paul brennan has more. the encounter began before dawn in the french fishing for a tele confronted a handful of british scholars boats fishing perfectly legally in international waters first came the verbal insults. then as the french boats crowded the british and began hurling smoke bombs metal shackles and flat as situation became progressively more violent an extraordinarily dangerous.
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rocks from the us shackles. balls of all. eggs with you nine it i had by for a shot bribes across the front of us to taunt follow proper the french navy with roy along saw it didn't intervene. so. i called the coast guard no answer from the coast guard. not very good but the french crews are unapologetic aggrieved because their government prevents them from fishing for scholarships until october the first while the british boats have no such restriction and i think good idea. we have courses we have restricted ours the british don't have anything like that they come they fill up and then they go home there you go but. it's symptomatic of the simmering tension created by the imminent breck's it despite contributing less than north point five percent of the u.k.'s
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g.d.p. the fishing industry has become totemic in the brics it debates. repatriating the fishing rights currently held by other e.u. fleets would be complex and face stern resistance but the british government insists brics it will mean u.k. fisherman keeping a larger share of the fish caught in u.k. domestic water once we take. a united nations a green. what that says means. as much is they are a group too and it's only this. that can be made for other members some it's not just do you remember straights it's not the nations to come in and. french and british fisheries officials are urging calm and have agreed to talks to try to defuse the tension but this was just the end of one battle not the end of the war old brennan al jazeera. one of fifty thousand people have been forced from
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their homes in central mean mar after parts of a dam burst flooding times of villages government officials say swatch on dam spillways structure well due to monsoon rains in the bagel region about twelve thousand homes have been inundated with flood water major highway has also been forced to close at least two people on missing after being swept away. india's top court has stopped lisa from jailing five prominence rights activists who are accused of supporting left wind bag of all they five or also accused of inciting violence between those at the bottom of india's caste system and right wing protesters the supreme court ordered they be kept under house arrest and not transferred into police custody rights groups say they arrested an attempt to stifle dissent in the run up to the general election. russia's president vladimir putin has a nancy softening and unpopular draft legislation to reform the pension system the
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proposals have pushed food since popularity dance its lowest level in more than four years where shallots has more now from moscow after months of avoiding russia's.

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