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tv   News From Jaffna  Al Jazeera  November 18, 2018 12:32pm-1:00pm +03

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you talking about a killing we're not talking about anything else we're talking about it so who did it. as pressure builds president trump says the u.s. will determine who killed i should do the next two days. and sammy's a dan this is al jazeera live from also coming up sifting through the damage get an update from the epicenter of california's worst wildfire from visits the area. fighting resumes in the key port city of the day after a brief pause. and one person killed hundreds injured in protests across france against fuel prices.
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the u.s. government is expected to give its conclusion on who killed jamal social g. in the next two days that's according to president trump himself who says he's awaiting a final report. a number of media outlets said the cia believes saudi crown prince mohammed and ordered the journalists killing in the kingdom's consulate in istanbul trump called that premature and the u.s. state department says it hasn't reached a conclusion chabris nancy has the latest from washington d.c. . while touring the devastation caused by the california wildfires donald trump claimed the cia had not assessed anything yet that it was too early but that a judgment would come soon we're going to come up with a report as to what we think the overall impact was and who caused it and who did it the state department earlier released this statement recent reports indicating that the u.s. government has made a final conclusion are inaccurate there remain numerous unanswered questions with
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respect to the murder of mr chaudry the state department will continue to seek all relevant facts and we will do that while maintaining the important strategic relationship between the united states and saudi arabia but according to several reports not only has the cia reached a conclusion it has high confidence in its assessment that was killed by order of the saudi crown prince the cia reached out assessment having examined communication intercepts and analyzing the power structure of saudi arabia but there's still no direct evidence confirming muhammad bin salman ordered the hits and that may be all the leeway the president needs to avoid reaching the same definitive conclusion congressional leaders have been briefed by the cia some members of congress are demanding action me senator richard blumenthal tweeted this trump must accept for once his intelligence experts in controversial conclusion crown prince m.b.'s is culpable for casualties monstrous murder this brazen killing must have consequences
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sanctions prosecution removal of m.p.'s and others not continued cover up enabled by trump and the president is not willing to take those decisions the congress of the united states when it comes back. and reconvenes in washington will take decisions itself and the president might not like those decisions so he better get out in front of this oncoming train according to reports even the cia accepts that muhammad bin sounds position is secure but there are suggestions that the u.s. may attempt to use evidence of a. crown prince's culpability in to show g.'s murder as leverage on yemen the blockade of qatar where the incarceration of dissidents even as some in congress see the murder of jamal khashoggi as a moment to reevaluate the entire relationship between saudi arabia and the us others see it more as an opportunity to clip the wings of a volatile crown prince while still relying on him to advance the trumpet ministrations agenda in the middle east she has returned see al-jazeera washington
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john jones is a u.s. foreign policy on less than a former congressional advisor on national security here expects the u.s. to change its relationship with saudi arabia the cia report essentially has listed out many discoveries that weren't available to the u.s. public or the international community and i can definitely imagine that congress will call for a significant adjustment of the u.s. saudi relationship already out of the gate you had bipartisan cause for congress to pressure policymakers to use this as an opportunity to basically hold the saudi government account to account and when you look across the board what's happening in terms of these reports just over the last twenty four hours you can say with a great deal of certainty that prince mohammed in the eyes of the global community
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is definitely damaged goods so will he survive and will he most likely still continue to be within the reins of power in saudi arabia that seems to be the expectation based on reports by u.s. policymakers but it's expected that this relationship will definitely change going forward. saudi led military coalition has resumed their strikes against yemen's who threw rebels in the port city of data is now control most of yemen while the exiled government rules a section of the south the united nations says the situation is first some eight point four million people to the brink of starvation mohammed out reports from nearby djibouti. after a brief pause in fighting a few days ago the besieged city of her days again in flames both if i tells us a top target that industrial complex on the outskirts with rockets and artillery
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because it was a base for the pro-government alliance backed by so doing. its forces took control of these parts of the eastern suburbs a few days ago philthy commanders say the recent plea for cease fire is simply a ploy to allow their allies to the group. the military escalation must be met with a similar escalation once the balance of power is gained although they are in possession of advanced technologies sophisticated weapons in addition to the logistic support from the usa then a political solution can be acceptable to them if we remain weak they will dictate their own terms. the two day law in fighting earlier this week seems all but shouted on the residents of the city are bracing themselves for more fight. video posted on the internet by the pro-government dance brigade shows troops advancing toward the neighborhood south of the near the city's airport. data has
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been under attack for months dolphins' it is aimed at cutting off a controlled areas from their main supply route. the u.n. and the international red cross say the resumption of fighting is and then do the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped in that densely populated city . the head of the world food program was just visited today the ses yemenis are only months away from full scale farming we asked the leaders of this country to give us the access that we need the support that we need unimpeded access so that we can be engaged doing what we do this saving lives in changing the port of her day that is a lifeline for millions of yemenis up to eighty percent of humanitarian supplies fuel and goods on which they depend docked here aid workers say on a talk on the docks is still a possibility something that could put out risk more than fourteen million
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a dependent yemenis on the fighting is said to continue as both sides try to gain more territory ahead of peace talks due to be held on the end of the year is sweden . the world is the djibouti. the remains of five more people have been found in the ruins left by wildfires in northern california that brings the death toll to seventy six with almost one thousand three hundred people still unaccounted for as al-jazeera as kristen salumi reports thousands who have been left homeless are wondering what's next. at a makeshift camp next to a wal-mart parking lot shell shocked families take stock of their losses aimee bravo and her family were among the fifty thousand people forced to flee their homes as the wildfires closed in around them her trailer home and her place of employment are gone not to mention her daughter's toys a million things going to my head right we just gotta figure out what we're doing
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and where we're going. yeah. her hometown called paradise now looks more like hell on earth entire neighborhoods have burned to the ground. forensic recovery teams poked through the burned out shells of homes looking for bodies of the missing the state of california as most devastating wildfire in history has claimed over twelve thousand buildings in addition to so many lives firefighters continue efforts to contain the blaze which is scorched over sixty thousand hectors the efforts are still still very active also we have units like search and rescue the national guard assisting us and multiple other resources helping us but the recovery president trump came here to paradise to view the scenes of utter devastation firsthand he met with state officials have been critical of him and promised federal assistance for californians the president
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downplaying the role of a changing climate and fueling these fires said the management and maintenance of forest lands will be the focus moving forward and he announced five hundred million dollars for that effort and the one way climate you're going to have that and we're going to have far sort of very safe as we can go through these every year we go through this and we're going to have a say farce and. that's happening as we speak but ten days after the fire broke out californians with nowhere to go are getting impatient let's bring the troops back from the border and build some homes not some walls you know because that's what we need fema trailers out here people have children people have animals and we're not out here because we want to be we're here because we lost our homes a thick haze of smoke has settled over much of northern california along with the reality it's still not clear where people can go kristen salumi al-jazeera paradise california. the united states japan australia and new zealand have pledged to
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revive electricity and internet to much of papua new guinea the announcement came on the final day of the apec summit in port moresby a one point seven billion dollars plan would see seventy percent of the population getting electricity by twenty thirty the project comes as reports emerged of tension over the wording of the final statement issued at the end of the summit trade tensions between the u.s. and china dominated that apec meeting on saturday chinese leader xi jinping took a u.s. protectionism while u.s. for vice president mike pence says washington won't back down until beijing changes its ways to impose tariffs on each other's exports so by. resorting to old practices such as protectionism unilateralist will not resolve problems but also adds the uncertainties to the global economy history tells us taking the road of confrontation whether in the form of a cold war open war or trade war will produce no winners. we have great respect for
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president. and great respect for china. but in the president's words china is taking advantage of the united states for many many years. in those days are over. as the president said and china has tremendous barriers they have tremendous tariffs and as we all know their country and gauges and quotas forced technology transfer intellectual property theft industrial subsidies on an unprecedented scale thousands of people fleeing violence and poverty in central america have arrived at the u.s. borders of claim asylum there the first of several waves of migrants traveling in caravans now two on a mexico there as america's doorstep deciding what to do next al-jazeera is hard to joke castro if. they came in the night bus loads of central american asylum seekers greeted by the applause of those who arrived before
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them. but morning illuminates the challenge ahead american workers are rushing to complete the border wall and u.s. soldiers nearby began the u.s. i'm asking god to help us pause and give us a sight of. about three thousand members of the caravan are now in t. wanna elease r.a.s and her family joined the line of the chopper out port of entry adding their names to a wait list of more than fourteen hundred families ahead of them they already traveled a month on foot but it will be weeks more before their turn to claim asylum more night their sick daughter will sleep with no roof and no bed they have them all. she got with me and has the flu and go and fever u.s. authorities are allowing only a few dozen asylum seekers a day to pass through the port of entry citing strained resources is a was going to make you know what they see this due to the lack of resources but
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they have the resources to deport thousands of people a day they just want people to give up the border wall is a solid barrier between tijuana and the u.s. that extends all the way into the ocean trying to swim around or trying to scale the top is simply too dangerous of a prospect for the vast majority of migrants get a desperate few have tried. most are unaware of u.s. president donald trump's executive order to deny asylum to anyone who crosses egally but almost all say they're planning to wait anyway they'll claim asylum legally they say even though it means prolonging their time in the u.s. borders shadows heidi joe castro al jazeera t.v. want to mexico all still ahead of al jazeera hopes dashed for families of victims of argentina's submarine disaster. expensive elections died jiri is that ex-president still vote could set
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a record. a nice pink skies by the taj mahal. or is the sunsets in the city of angels. hell are still reading a little bit in iran but the frontal system that was so active is a little less so as it drifts slowly eastwards and southwards there's a lot of clouds to the north of this area so from afghanistan back through the northern caspian the caucasus to turkey this is i think where we were cold comes in contact was warmer and wetter turkey's a case in point.

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