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the most vile horrible statements about our country the us president renews his attack on 4 congress women saying he's not racist and they should love america. this is a lie from london also coming off. that office of the mayor. they need to be locked up for a mother's outrage at the decision that charges were be pressed against the police officer involved in the chokehold death of her son. i feel so on which i'm overwhelmed german defense minister from the lion is chosen as the new european
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commission president. and relief efforts in south asia to huge areas of battered by monsoon rains and flooding. over the us president says he doesn't have a racist bone in his body as the house of representatives prepares to rebuke him for his comments against 4 democratic congresswoman donald trump has come under increasing 5 for his twitter attacks in which he said the women all u.s. citizens should go back to where they came from pretty coherent as more from washington. it wasn't just on twitter in person and on camera u.s. president donald trump continued to stoke controversy and do what they want they can leave they can stay but they should love our country and they should work for the good of our country he's talking about these 4 new members of congress he singled him out for criticism telling them to go back to their own countries even
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though they are american but because of what they look like many say those are blatantly racist comments now the house says it will vote on a democratic backed resolution to condemn what they describe as his racist comments the president responded on twitter writing those tweets were not racist i don't have a racist bone in my body the so-called vote to be taken is a democratic congress came republicans should not show weakness and fall into their trap this should be a vote on the filthy language statements and lies told by the democrat congresswoman just over a dozen republicans of criticize the president but the leadership of the party is still clearly with him. right not a raises and i think the tone of all of this is not good for the country but it's coming from all different illogical points of view that's the point to single out any segment of the us i think is a mistake democrats just aren't buying that but silence is an endorsement
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equivocation is an endorsement blaming both sides is an endorsement there is no gray area here there is a very clear right and wrong on the speaker of the house nancy pelosi one further using candid and controversial language on the floor of the house these comments from the white house are disgraceful and disgusting and experiments are racist how shameful to hear him continue to defend those offensive words words that we have all heard him repeat not only about our members but about countless others. throughout his presidency with the controversies piled up republicans have been unwilling to go against this president that seems unlikely to change anytime soon. al jazeera washington. a new york police officer will not be facing federal charges for the death of eric garner in 2014 the case that triggered the black lives matter movement in the united states officer daniel pantalone who held a gun in
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a chokehold in an attempt to arrest him leading to his death that's despite gonna repeatedly pleading that he couldn't breathe the 44 year old was stopped on the street for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in the u.s. justice department made the decision not to charge the officers involved and it got his mother says she's been let down. we have to go we have the bike this is not easy fight but we kept pushing. it make no mistake about it we're going to still push. you could push back but we're pushing forward because this is not a good. scheme commissioner to make the right decision. that officer if it's a plant the mayor and all the officers are with them but that they need to be off the course the streets of new york city is not safe walking around. christian salumi has more from new york. well this is
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a big disappointment for the family there is no doubt but the department of justice disputed what has become a common cry of the people calling for panta laos dismissal and calling for him to be charged that he used an illegal chokehold so while it's been described as an illegal chokehold the u.s. attorney who gave the press conference announcing the decision richard donovan said that there was insufficient evidence to prove that in fact that was the case he described the maneuver that was used by panta layo as starting as a proper maneuver and said the bar was simply too high for for prosecutors to reach and pressing charges after an exhaustive investigation and of course that death was caught on videotape in the words the last words of eric garner i can't breathe became a symbol of
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a movement the black lives matter movement garners mother gwen carr says that her family feels let down by the decision. the european parliament has approved and as president of the european commission the german defense minister will replace when he steps down in october becoming the 1st woman to hold the post ho has more from the european parliament in strasburg. that approval from the european parliament in a tight vote means the lion becomes the 1st woman to hold the e.u. hughes top job as commission president she'll set the policy agenda for the next 5 years i feel so it's and i'm overwhelmed and i thing for the trust you place me the trust you placed in me is confidence you've
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placed in your ups your confidence in the united and a strong europe from east to west from south to north as a german a woman and a close ally of angle a merkel on the line will be seen as an extension of the chancellor's dominant role in european politics she owes her career to merkel and like merkel she's a political conservative and a passionate supporter of european integration syfy no more info but big spending promises designed to sway doubting any peace or a departure and may prove hard to fulfill we must take bold steps to get mrs ford a line is indebted for their support to opposing quarters from the socialists to the nationalists which means someone will have to be disappointed supporters in the heavyweight center right european people's party bloc to which belongs brushed those concerns aside she managed to get the support of 27 out of 28 heads of
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government in the european union so western europeans eastern europeans were supporting her representatives from the different political families and what she also managed to do is together with us to bring france and germany closer back together the french german cooperation is not everything in the good opinion that sure but without a close frank or german cooperation things really don't move forward in the universe in union among the promises. has made is reform of the very electoral process that had failed to pay. duce a democratically elected candidate with her name emerging instead from behind closed doors as the preferred pick of e.u. heads of government and state it's not only far right populists talking about a democratic deficit in the e.u. anymore many other m.e. peas a saying it as well. and try as she might to be the consensus candidate for all her promise of a green climate deal for europe wasn't enough to sway the greens what is this dream
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deal for europe can you explain that to me i can't well if you can't i can't either i mean again a slogan it's not a program what is it how much in which direction. but we'll be abiding sense of relief an autumn of crises beckons a trade war with trump and britain sliding towards a no deal breaks it at least europe now knows who's in charge join a whole al-jazeera strasberg the british pound sterling has plunged to a 27 month low against the dollar and hit a 6 month low against the euro markets a pricing shop a higher risk of britain living here for a new union october 31st without a transition trading deals they're concerned by rhetoric from the 2 candidates vying to win support from conservative party members to be the next prime minister favorite boris johnson and his rival jeremy hunt of those hardening their stances
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on negotiations with brussels that's despite the e.u. saying the withdrawal agreement has been finalized and will not be reopened. cutter's foreign ministry says the former cattery missile found among arms seized in italy this week was sold 25 years ago to a 3rd country a french maid to air missile was discovered during raids on near nazi sympathizers across northern italy qatar says it was part of a larger weapons sale made to what it describes as a friendly country but does not want to be named at this point it's going to rest occasion by qatar and italy along with a 3rd country has begun a police raids were focused on italians who fought in eastern ukraine with russian backed separatists. u.s. president donald trump says a lot of progress has been made with iran at his weekly cabinet meeting at the white house trump said he is not pushing for regime change in tehran but didn't give details of any progress made so after state my point added that iran said it
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was prepared to negotiate on its missile program iran says its missiles are non-negotiable with anyone or any country in why iran's supreme leader has spoken for the 1st time about britain's seizure of an iranian tanker near gibraltar 12 days ago the grace one was detained by the u.k. as it tried to enter the mediterranean a move which inflamed tensions further between iran and western powers. the vicious british government committed piracy and attacked our ship they commit crimes and legalize it they're trying to legitimize this maritime robbery of the islamic republic will not leave such a vicious acts without a response. to such a bari has more from tehran. this supreme leader also went on to comment about the current status of the 2015 nuclear agreement he said that according to our foreign ministry the europeans have 11 commitments to fulfill under this deal and they have
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yet to fulfill one now when we decide to scale back our commitment they voiced their concern he said this is an act of insolence of they will not tolerate it the said he also said that iran will continue to scale back its commitments under this agreement and advance its nuclear program and that is something the country is the side of to do because the europeans have not upheld their end of the deal the supreme leader the highest authority in the islamic republic has made the position of this country very very clear when it comes to these 2 very important issues the tanker the seizure of the grace one oil tanker will not to go on respond that the iranians will respond to this and the nuclear agreement is something the iranians will now for the foreseeable future slowly gradually cup back their commitments to because they feel that the other signatories since united states withdrew from this agreement last year have not upheld their end of the deal of the news from iran their arrest of
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a french iranian researcher has been confirmed. was detained on monday shortly after reports of the detention surfaced the french president emmanuel mccoll demanded an explanation from tehran of the reasons for the rest not clear. still to come on al-jazeera the un says the global fight against aids is storing your lack of money. and we need to london matters only sister still not allowed to visit her from nigeria thanks to u.k. visa regulations. hello that most of the weather across australia has been in the southeast across particular as it is a similar story the bulk of the country as you can see is fine and dry temperatures have been pretty good as well across that east coast 21 in brisbane on wednesday
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but still very unsettled across the southeast some strong winds in play as well 12 degrees and high ball 13 celsius in melbourne the same across into adelaide a little bit of cloud heading towards path but it will be just a mostly few there on thursday and then still very unsettled across much of the southeast and a system of course on its way towards new zealand side that does mean that we're going to be seeing some rain not suggest yet across the island quite a massive cloud but one system play is another beginning to push in some scattered showers out there so we could see wanted to scan the thunderstorms and showers across the north but really on wednesday. with a high of 8 degrees where we see those showers it'll push on into the north by says it fairly slow moving and ahead of that system 14 degrees in oakland and feeling pretty good and then we head across into japan now here we've got good conditions on wednesday but that heavy rain back in the forecast as we had to thursday so again the concerns here we could see some flooding off the reins of the recent days
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but a warm day in a soccer with a high of 32. after more than a decade of civil war life remains a challenge in sierra leone. we follow the citizens of this war torn nation as they push their limits. for so far. risking years in sierra leone. on al-jazeera.
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i'm one of the top stories here not just here a u.s. president donald trump says he doesn't have a racist bone in his body as the house of representatives prepares to rebuke him for his comments i guess for democratic congresswoman. a new york police officer will not be facing federal charges for the chokehold death of eric garner in 2014 a case triggered at the black lives matter movement in the united states. and germany is also left under a lion has been fairly elected as the 1st female head of the european commission. united nations says the global battle against aids is stalling the number of hiv related deaths has fallen by about a 3rd since 2010 but funding to keep up the fight against the epidemic has dropped significantly. as well. almost 38000000 people around the world live with hiv a while vaccine trials are just out this year decades of research have yet to yield
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a cure but medical advances in the form of n.t. retroviral drugs main fewer people a dying from aids there were $770000.00 aids related deaths last year down 30 percent from 2010 and down more than 50 percent since its peak in 2004 it's driven by progress and eastern and southern africa but globally it's a mixed picture the number of deaths in the middle east and north africa have risen by 9 percent since 2010 and 5 percent in eastern europe and central asia hiv infection cases head dropped 16 percent since 2010 but new infections among children have risen by more than 160000 last year alone passed on by hiv positive mothers during pregnancy childbirth obrist feeding the un says some groups of
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people as well as this sexual partners a particularly vulnerable to contract ing hiv aids they include those who inject drugs game anus 6 workers and prisoners the un says they continue to be much allies and left behind in the response to a vain antiretroviral drugs are helping millions to live full lives but not everyone in every part of the world has access to those drugs and despite global education if it's to make sure that 25 percent of everyone with the virus that's about 9000000 people don't even know they have it it's 35 years since the cause of aids the hiv virus was 1st identified the u.n. is warning worldwide gains against hiv aids are slowing ju-ju a shortfall of nearly a $1000000000.00 in donations to fight it. heavy monsoon rains a spreading death and destruction across large parts of south asia causing flash
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flooding and landslides and washing away buildings more than 130 people have been killed nepal india pakistan and bangladesh have all been hit in myanmar more than 21000 people have been forced to flee their homes rising rivers and lightning strikes have killed more than a dozen people in bangladesh some were refugees in overcrowded camps buildings have collapsed in northern parts of india killing at least 14 people but the worst affected is nepal at least 78 people have been killed and more than 165000 displaced by the widespread flooding she finished has more from the to have district. their fields are ruined many houses flattened this is the village of bottom in the district in the southern plains of nepal it's been 3 days since the monsoon rain started and the waters have just started receding here not one house has been spared even. when the water started rising i carried this child
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and started running away this is a 30 year davies house the floors covered in mud then tired village more than $400.00 people and their cattle have taken refuge on an embankment here most of the stocks of food they managed to salvage has been drying out there's a banquet runs along the bottom of the river now on friday there was so much water that all you could see was just rooftops and people here are saying that this has proven to be a lifeline for them the bag with the river remains in flood further downstream local people are helping security forces fix embankments local representatives are struggling to provide assistance with roads closed food supplies are running low villagers say they have got very little to eat. we need a long term solution to these floods one of the main reasons our villages gets
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flooded is bad design of the new roads that are being built our villages are in a low land surrounded by 3 big rivers contrary settled but we need the government to help alleviate the settlement of people here say they are tired of the recurring floods and broken promises by national leaders they say they don't need sympathy but want help in building stronger houses that don't get washed away so how does the district. at least 10 people have been killed after a 4 storey residential building collapsed in the indian city of mumbai more than 20 additional people are feared to be trapped under the rubble building which was nearly. 100 years old was in a congested residential area difficult for rescuers to reach it's the 2nd collapse in mumbai in less than 10 days but older buildings particularly vulnerable to the current monsoon rains. in parts of india people are experiencing severe droughts
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it's predicted at least 20 cities will have completely run out of water by next year creating new delhi and chennai what taps already running dry and to ship out as well. mohammad fills as many containers as she is able to carry after joining a queue for water but having to fetch supplies for herself or her husband and 2 small children interrupts her job. like they want the problem has become very troubling we go to work and then have to run back home wonder what's aren't going to rise this has been our life lately in a single day and we come back from work to do free time for food and water it's very difficult not just for us but for the whole city. the region is suffering a severe heat wave and seasonal monsoon rains haven't arrived many reservoirs are almost empty this is one of the 4 main ones in chennai a city of around 11000000 people. lives in a more affluent area than mohanna tanker supply those living in her apartment block
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with water every day but she says it's expensive and there's not enough there are times like when morning 7 o'clock we not have water and that's when we need to get ready to leave or walk and sometimes you want to water to you and for the 1st few it is we have no other jobs but to use the drinking water because there was no water but ok we had they offered ability so we did but looking at it it's a crying you know the big. satellite images show the city's largest reservoir at put a lake has emptied over the past year. but i would think that it would have sort of if you will do it one development expert says the city's authorities have wrongly invested in big projects like desalination plants instead of making better use of existing facilities and the moment to turn a city is facing of it is who would want to play this and the government is also in deadspin crisis management but cases management going to be the solution you really have to think very loudly i do is
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a means of storing it in water in that additional water bodies millions of leaders of water are being brought into chennai by train but the metropolitan water board authority says its water storage practices aren't to blame for the shortage it's the weather. still this sort of scene could be repeated in other parts of the country a government funded study says there are 20 other cities across india that are facing the same problem and al-jazeera. united states government is imposing sanctions on some of me in mars' top military offices the state department says the action is being taken over the ethnic cleansing of rohingya muslims sanctions also cover military leaders immediate family members washington says meehan mars' government has taken no action to hold accountable those responsible for human rights violations. a former peruvian president and one or 2 later has been arrested in the united states under an extradition order to nato is wanted for
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allegations that he took $20000000.00 in bribes from other great a brazilian construction company at the center of latin america's biggest corruption scandal the company has admitted to paying officials throughout the region in exchange for lucrative public works contracts through formally requested tomato's extradition from the u.s. a year ago the 73 year old has denied any wrongdoing a palestinian man has died in an israeli jail according to palestinian rights group the 31 year old was being held in solitary confinement after being arrested in a raid a month ago it's claimed the man was being interrogated the time of his death turkey is sending a 4th ship to the eastern mediterranean to explore for oil and gas in defiance of the european union it comes a day after the e.u. impose sanctions on turkey for draining off the coast of cyprus they suspended talks over an air transport agreement and called for the european investment bank
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to review turkish lending checky controls the northern part of cyprus but that's not recognized by any other country greece controls the south of the island. south africa's former president jacob zuma says he received death threats hours after giving evidence at a public inquiry into corruption on monday zuma made the allegations on the 2nd day of the hearing in johannesburg inquiry is looking into accusations that he oversaw the mass looting of state funds while in office sumo who served 9 years as president denies the allegations and says he is the target of a conspiracy it's a new research has found that africans seeking short term u.k. visas are more than twice as likely to be refused than applicants from other parts of the world it blames significant financial discrimination and careless decision making by britain's home office force. katonah lowy is twice manner of the london bar of enfield before entering local politics she spent 40 years working as
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a midwife to many she's a pillar of the community but her success hasn't helped her only sister to visit the u.k. from nigeria she's been denied a visa 3 times on financial grounds despite showing evidence that her costs are being covered by her sister in london on the way says her family of victims of a prejudice a visa process is very emotional is very disturbing i'm 70 i'm not getting younger you know so maybe when i die and then they allowed to come and go to my remains you know she's not paying anything under one painted and if there's anything that i've gone which is the reason why they want to know. according to a new report african visa applicants are more than twice as likely to be refused to people from other parts of the world the authors blame a catalogue of careless often offensive decisions the cost applicants sometimes hundreds of dollars per application the home office fees are processing system is broken and africans are paying the price has been outsourced to private sector
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companies and we find just to all bitch so so you have a scientific delegation some of them will be refused others with exactly the same background qualifications finance. this is british gambian perform a solid job she's a rising star in the world music scene she recently attempted to bring over session musicians from gambia to record a new album but they weren't allowed in and she's not alone leading academics diplomats ngo workers and world famous performers have all been barred from entering the u.k. perceiving the arbitrary reasons and we've just found it really difficult. when we were applying to have people come over for the process takes so long it's so expensive sometimes they're having to go to neighboring countries to get the visa sitting around waiting for interviews in those countries flights i mean it's really
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big we contacted the home office for comment and they gave us the following statement that the u.k. welcomes all genuine visitors from africa and wants his visa system to support our important and increasing business and trade ties with the continent visa applications from african nationals are at their highest level since 2013 said the statement and decision makers do not discriminate on the basis of age gender religion or race the statement also says that the home office remains committed to making the right decision on visas 1st time every time after 3 successive rejections kater louise determined to challenge the home office is to say regarding her sister a move she believes is anything right the. london. it's exactly 50 years since the start of the apollo 11 mission that flew man to the moon for the 1st time astronaut michael collins returned to the exact spot where he was
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launched into space with neil armstrong and buzz aldrin on july 16th 169 neil armstrong who took the 1st step on the moon died in 2012 a space suit he wore is back on public display after restoration. and one of the top stories making news here on jazeera the u.s. president says he doesn't have a racist bone in his body as he comes under increasing fire for his twitter attacks on 4 democratic congress women in the tweets donald trump said the women all u.s. citizens 3 of them born in america should go back to where they came from trump has again criticized the women who've accused him of sowing division they should love our country they should hate or you look at what they've said i think i have clips right here the most vile horrible statements about our country about israel about
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others. it's up to them to do what they want they can't leave they can stay but they should love our country and they should work for the good of our country. a new york police officer will not be facing federal charges for the death of eric garner in 2014 a case that triggered the black lives matter movement officer daniel can tell a o held garner in a chokehold in an attempt to arrest him leading to his death the u.s. justice department made the decision not to charge the officers involved. but european parliament has nary backed fonda lion to be the next president of the european commission german defense minister will place. when he steps down in october underlying will be the 1st woman to hold the post. the british pound has plunged to a 27 month low against the dollar and a 6 month low versus the euro the markets are worried about the risk of the u.k.
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leaving the european union with no deal to. cut as for missed this is the former cattery missile found amongst arms seized in italy this week was sold 25 years ago to a 3rd country as part of a larger weapons sale the french made air to air missile was discovered during raids on near nazi sympathizers. donald trump says a lot of progress has been made with iran and his weekly cabinet meeting at the white house the u.s. president said he's not pushing for regime change in tehran. risking it all is next with the story of the challenges facing workers in war ravaged sierra leone thanks watching more news after that i think. we understand the differences and the similarities of cultures across the world. so no matter where you call her and al-jazeera will bring in the news and current affairs that matter to you. al-jazeera.
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