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crying foul the been before vaulting and it for them but the part of the self to noon opposition candidates whole four of them were huddled in a meting in this house behind me surrounded by a policeman keeping security when they come out to speak to the media they said they would not accept the results because of well there must have been a get out it is in the elections where you have to get a complaint of the stuffing of ballot boxes with three mock followed papers in favor of the incompetent ok nuno dot com veneer in response to the crude talk carried out throughout the country aimed at muzzling the population in order to go to the polls provided for in the electoral code we declare the current government held by colonel as ali the legitimate on tanja one island opposition supporters on socked a dozen polling stations according to officials from the electoral commission witnesses say the polling stations was a target of the people found stuffed ballot boxes it's a claim been downplayed by the current president it could be
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a problem but i was told that there are problems in the both security forces in the election commissions are taking the necessary measures if there are any ballot boxes that are stuffed we can replace them but apparently the situation is under control and everything is fine these are the first presidential elections in referendum to increase time limits was held previously the presidency was able to set out on the three indian ocean islands every five years a system which was put in place to prevent constant coups. more than twenty coups and attempted ones since one thousand seven to five. then now feels a lot of time to the countries instable past. the well just morrone. soup kitchens for the poor in mexico are being shut down so are other government programs for the most vulnerable president under us manuel lopez obrador says it's part of an effort to stamp out corruption but for many the left wing leaders the
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says it has come as a surprise john heilemann reports from mexico city. mix can community kitchens where some of the country's most vulnerable if you get a cheap meal they're going to notice that you're quite lou pape their life saver in feeding have family of six with his gaze warmly i know it's really helped with our finances even with the gas for the stove and now i go to work rather than just worrying about cooking and until now we've never gotten. that many of mitts because only six thousand federal food kitchens have already shut as part of budget cuts to social services it's not just the soup kitchen is closing their doors funds have also been slashed for child daycare centers and the government plan to shut down shelters for women fleeing domestic violence and give the money instead until a backlash made it change its mind. and this is all come from a president who's long championed the poor and vulnerable at school some surprise
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and indignation. he says the measures necessary to stamp out corruption said today mean it's finished around thirty years of these programs which were just used to win elections and get media attention. programs which encourage corruption using the name of the humble the poor to do it that's all finished and on the pay something in the government social ministry was recently implicated in a monumental corruption scandal but civil society groups say the wholesale scrapping of programs for the pool is not the answer and some worry there are other motivations well my concern is that is really an attempt to to concentrate power to have all the social programs in their hands to be a political platform and in that says if you are really committed to transparency and avoid the corruption will be transpired in spring in the sense of the of an
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easy chair of the of the new of the new programs that you're putting together none of that so far in place. the new programs he's talking about include expanded help for students the old and those with disabilities the president it seems does want social programs just ones built to his own design john home and out is it a scarcity. of people in australia living in the path of cycling veronica are being urged to stay indoors as the dangerous storm crosses over the region the town of port hedland is bearing the brunt of the cycle and winds up to one hundred sixty kilometers an hour rob mcbride has more from port hedland. so i clone veronica has made landfall with full force it has built out to sea again in strength and intensity and has been battering this long stretch of west australian coastline in addition to its storm force winds it's also been accompanied by a storm surge which has started to inundate the lying areas along this coastline
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it's a problem of flooding that will be made worse in the coming days by the terentia will rain associated with this weather system some areas are being told to expect several hundred million. it is in the coming days people here were told to expect an extreme weather event that is down what they are dealing with in addition to the flooding in the coming days they will be assessing the damage from this in new zealand a vigil has been held in the city of christ church where a gunman killed fifty people at two mosques under thomas has more from christ church. perhaps as many as twenty thousand people have come out of what is a beautiful autumn evening here in christchurch to remember the events of nine days ago and see commemorate the victims but also to appreciate what the last nine days been about as well the coming together of a country because this country really has unified in opposition to the horror of
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what happened nine days ago this event began with the imaam of the lynwood mosque the second of the two to being attacked he gave some prayers and then read out the names of all fifty victims all those who lost their lives. by christie embraced by a catholic bishop and then we had maori songs a minute's silence from the national anthem opera songs on stage music performed by one of the high school students who knew one of the victims to being killed in the mosque another student read out some poetry i was talking to some of those gathered about how they felt the loss we could go on as just a sharing of broccoli to get a feeling of community and is being is why measure is just a line there's been a terrific. and started talking about friends and family within the community and so i think it's speaks to. the trend to be keenly at the moment to be on this main
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where everybody here was off the stand in the cold emergency service workers who rushed to the two mosques after they were attacked on the world's spontaneous applause for the prime minister to send auden when someone on stage thanked most people here think she's handled the last nine days and want. bonds was brilliantly well on friday will be a national memorial event nationwide and then the prime minister is likely to announce some sort of full inquiry into how those events were able to happen in nine days ago we can expect to hear about what's coming days to. still ahead on the news hour and a fight breaks out on the truck when one rider boards his opponent's bike and close the rink up will tell us who won we're back in a moment. to
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hello again time for the sports news with peter thank you very much symbolic have qualified for this year's africa cup of nations tournament for only the fourth time in their history at least some good news after the country was hit by cyclon a week ago come a billion knowledge with owner scoring in a two no whenever congo isn't bob would secure their place in egypt later this year and christiane are an elder and he's teammates in the portugal national side of science should stay will be used to raise money to help those affected by cycle only die or than seven hundred people have lost their lives in the wake of that tropical storm mozambique was hardest hit but it also affected zimbabwe malawi and madagascar another southern african nation confirmed their place in the africa cup
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of nations a two one win over libya was enough for south africa to qualify thanks to two goals from percy to oh it was a big day of africa cup of nations qualifying across the continent the democratic republic of congo and been in are also on their way to the now expanded twenty four team to intimate and tanzania hammered a previously unbeaten uganda in qualifying to book their place in egypt the middle and then germany have played out another classic in their longstanding rivalry this time in european championship qualifying the germans won only one of eight competitive games last year including a three nil defeat to the dutch but when two nil up in amsterdam through leroy sana and serge get gnabry but i'm a taste a little to and memphis to pile got the home team back on level terms in the second half germany's nico schultz popped up with a last minute winner and three two it was results from the knights of the european champion qualifiers for you know israel getting
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a famous win over austria world cup finals croatia losing two one to hungary. one of argentina's top female footballers says more must be done to fight for gender equality in the sport sanchez took a legal action against her and the argentine f.a. for not recognizing her as a professional since then the f.a. said a professional women's league will start later this year campaign was also boosted by a mixed football match on saturday organized by amnesty international which also featured former national team captain kwan sorting mail in the face of evil it was a positive first step there are still missing and you must understand that this is not the end but just the beginning there is still a lot to be done we must continue to demand the f.a. and the clubs that they comply and continue to advice and developments football accordingly. to tennis there was a big win for great britain's kyle adman that the miami open he was up against
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twenty sixteen wimbledon finalist new last around make sure canada edmond is the british number one following the almost certain retirement of n.d. murray the brushed aside the world number fourteen in straight sets six four six four to reach the fourth round in florida. edmond will now face defending champion john is no the american would end up with a straight sets win over the rebels when your last of spain was a ruby one taking the first set seven five and being held to a tie break in the second but avoiding the deciding set in his title defense increased. it wasn't all pain for spain little bit about the good dispatching fabio fognini of italy gave them twenty five making feeling like we were always high ranked opponent six through six through the school to send our good into round four in miami. a day earlier world number one socket was knocked out in the third round the defending champion was shocked by shay sue way in three sets the
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number twenty seven seed lost the opening set but forced their way back by winning the next. college gymnastic akin scored another perfect and this time she did it with new music ohashi replaced songs from michael jackson in a viral floor routine change comes after the leaving neverland documentary which highlighted alleged sexual abuse of children by jackson. now things can get pretty competitive in the world of motor sport for things to come unexpected turn that a bike race in costa rica a coming together between two bites led to the rider on the mountain is getting someone telling go with the back of these opponent marion public can you stop these vehicle but then a punch in the head for his trouble look at this. last ride took thankfully he was wearing a helmet martin is failed to look both ways as we crossed the track and didn't see the retaliating timing since both being banned for two years since the incident
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last night. and that's all the support we have for you for now more on the way again later thanks for watching the news hour on al jazeera back in just a moment with much more news coming your way see you in a minute. a three year investigation into the pro gun lobby it didn't please me god really. revealed secret see what messaging out there will be people up late. and connection some don't want to expose sneak in legacy media. mass
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and in-depth stories israel is to hold an early election on the ninth of april but with a corruption scandal looming will benjamin netanyahu extend his ten years as prime minister april on al-jazeera. this was a legal take down that. donald trump declares he's been completely exonerated after the investigation is set to have found no collusion with russia. but political rivals are far from convinced and are demanding to see the old.
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fellow again i'm dead you're watching al-jazeera live from doha also ahead the results so far show the gentle leader who overthrew thailand's previous government is on track to stay in power. and we're in one of the remote parts of mozambique where help is finally arriving by road more than a week. hello a summary of the long awaited mulla report has found there was no evidence that donald trump's campaign colluded with russia during the twenty sixth the election the us president has declared it a complete and total exoneration but the summary doesn't draw a conclusion on whether trump obstructed justice and democrats in congress say this is an over how to contain reports from washington d.c. . it's the investigation u.s. president donald trump has long condemned as a witch hunt in till it was released and now the president is cheering the findings
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there was no collusion with the russia there was no up structure. and none whatsoever. and it was a complete and total exoneration that's not completely true the attorney general says there is no evidence the trump campaign coordinated with russian officials but on obstruction of justice the special counsel robert mueller didn't decide if he should be charged the attorney general made that call and in his letter to congress he made clear this report doesn't find the president didn't possibly commit a crime writing the special counsel states that while this report does not conclude that the president committed a crime it also does not exonerate him and that is democrats demanding answers jerry nadler heads the committee in congress that will be investigating turning general clark. who are different for his role you don't remember in the suggesting that the obstruction investigation was on fungible and that
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a president and that it was almost impossible for any president who committed rupturing of justice if he's the head of the executive branch made a decision about that evidence and under forty eight hours this included raise more questions than the answer given the fact that muller uncovered evidence that in his own words does not exonerate the president he's promising to call officials to testify and vowing to get the tens of thousands of pages of evidence that have been collected the trump campaign was quick to try and use this to bolster his chances of reelection really see in this video evidence is pretty clear that there was collusion in the president's proclaiming victory but as congress pushes to make all the evidence public and with several other investigations ongoing he may want his supporters to believe it's over it isn't political he al-jazeera washington. lots of the white house were. castro and the reaction from the president or
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noor reaction i should say because he has been tweeting and he's he made a brief statement earlier on that's right during and he has been back at the white house now for about an hour having returned from his vacation home in florida and moving from the helicopter into the building he was peppered with questions from reporters for more response to this report the president would only say in his words quote america is the greatest place on earth from the press secretary of the president though reporters were given a little bit more information about what happened aboard air force one of that two hour flight back from florida the spokesperson said that trump was feeling very good that he had not read the full report but rather the summary as the rest of the public had and when asked by reporters why trump keeps saying that he was exonerated when that is not what the report says the spokesperson said that prosecutors don't exonerate they prosecute they don't have
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a negative so despite this battle in semantics the president is seeing what the conclusion of this report as a comprehensive victory and that is the message he is selling to the american people tonight and as for the democrats what are their next steps right up until this point there has been talk by some about the possibility of impeachment is that still a possibility for them a course of action that they want to pursue. well constitutionally yes i mean the congress has the right to impeach and because democrats control the house of representatives that begins that process the chairman of the judiciary committee in the house gerry navl or has not ruled out the possibility but he's also in the weeks leading up to the results that were released today he was very careful as well as other house leadership among democrats in not at least not showing the
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public that they're rushing to conclusion judgments and what we do know of this report that. is not be that there was no evidence of collusion between trump and the russian government and that this question of obstruction of justice was unanswered by the special counsel robert mueller but led to the attorney general who was appointed by trump to not press any more charges that doesn't go the whole way of course the democrats may have been hoping for that would have really solidify their case for impeachment and leading up to the two thousand and twenty presidential election the the danger that democrats may face is that if they do initiate impeachment which again they can do at any time that they may not have the support of the american public to convince enough of their peers in the senate which is dominated by republicans and we needed two thirds majority to successfully impeach the president that all of that would end with unsuccessful impeachment
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which trump would very likely again spin into more of this victimization a witch hunt narrative that he's successfully sold to his base in combat ing the democrats during all right. thank you for that update from just outside the white house let's also speak to jeff hauser he's joining us from washington as well he's the executive director of the revolving door project at the center for economic policy research dr hauser gets a hollywood. again on al jazeera so if we just look at the summary of that letter that was put out by the attorney general he says that he did not establish coordination or conspiracy but are you satisfied with what's written in this letter and about the basis of the contacts for those findings that have come out i am not it is always going to be very difficult to summarize a lengthy and extensive investigation in three and a half pages even if one intended to provide a fully honest take on such
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a long investigation but i don't get the sense that this is a credible neutral passive and best take on what the investigation shows rather. than to be attorney general to be a trump loyalist to be someone who believes in presidential power or republican and i think that he is choosing his words artfully to try to provide people a sense of exoneration that is not in any way justified by the language he provides and is probably inconsistent with the actual underlying evidence was. seeking to what questions would you still like answered or were you looking for in the summary that did not come out. sure i'd like to know for instance did the republicans change their platform when they changed their platform with respect to russia to make it more russia friendly what were the motivations of the people what
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were the discussions like about that and what did mowers investigation show what did most investigations show about the june ninth two thousand and sixteen meeting at the trump tower where the russian government sought that meeting on the basis of continuing russian government's assistance to the trump campaign what was discussed in that meeting what did the people at that meeting say and frankly why did mower stop his investigation without ever interviewing donald trump jr who convened that meeting in the first place so i have a lot of questions about what may have come just short of facing for the legal standard of conspiracy but is otherwise deeply concerning are these questions in your opinion going to be answered in the full moeller reports and when it becomes public we there's a lot we still don't know about what the mower report even even is trying to do is
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it solely was meeting the minimum of the legal standard an obligation that muller was under which is to discuss that is the making process with respect to prosecuting or not prosecuting people i'm sure he fulfilled that mandate to but did he go further and discuss evidence about the counterintelligence investigation into what ties may or may not have with the russian government russian business people the saudi government united arab emirates china there are a lot of different questions about trump which they may have the cumulated evidence about but they may not have included in this report and so i think democrats are going to be seeking not just the report but the underlying findings in facts that accumulated over two years all right jeff hauser thank you for giving us your perspective from washington. kenya's government has warned more than a million people are at risk of starvation as a severe drought grips the northern half of the country rainfall has been low for months killing crops and leaving people unable to feed themselves properly only
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last year kenya was in the grip of its worst flash flooding in recent memory thousands of hectares of farmland were destroyed and half a million people lost their homes the government denies that anyone has died from hungary yet but critics believe as many as twenty people have starved to death catherine sawyer reports from turkey and i can see. its weltering in the more i village is from this dry desolate land here to receive food aid from the humanitarian agency wild vision is a drought in kenya and the government says up to a million people in thirteen of the country's forty seven counties need help how it is in the northwest region of two cana a some of the worst affected here they receive saugor rice beans and cooking oil to last them at least a few weeks but a lot about i want to get i'm very happy to see this food and make sure it lasts that long for my four children before you go away from community centers the more
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desperate the situation gets etsy can loria bond sees how fourteen year old son long narrow died last month from a nutrition. we did not have food so you just used to have food he grew weak by the day until that's when sam when we left us food the only volunteer health worker in the village shows as well long hours buried the government denies others have also died of hunger in the door and i. was just bones he had never come to the health center for any treatment of any other ailment he had just been eating wild fruits and nothing else. wild food which grows. to kind of time to when they can't find other food at the cans has spent is doing his best to feed his remaining family until more help comes. we just need help if we don't get it then we'll just continue eating the fruit and wait to die there's no.

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