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♪ >> nional presentation of "bbc world news" is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from you you -- viewers like you, thank you. wcome to "bbc news" broadcasting to viewers in north america, on pbs and around the globe. these are our topes sto more tears as australian cricket hits rock bottom. rmer vials captain david role inpologies for his the ball tampering scandal and admits he might never play for the team again. >> i take full responsibility for my part in what happened and i am deeplyor sorryhe consequences of what i was involved in.
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>> 16 palestinians are rorted killed and hundred injured after israeli forces clashed with protesters on t ga border. russia expossess diplomats from 23 countries as the spy row continues to stoke east-west tensions. and a bus fire bngs one of britain's busiest airports to a stand still. officials say the blaze was accidentsal. hello and welcome to the program. within the last hour, the former vice captain of the australian cricket team has said he takes full responsibility for the ball
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tamperinnd scaal. david warner said he made a bad decision and let his team down in the last match agast south africa and he admited that he might never py for the team again. >> i do realize that i'm responsible for my own actions and the consequences that it brings. it's heartbreaking to know that i'll not be taking the field with my teammates i love and respect and that i've let down. right now it is hard tono k what comes next but first and foremost -- is the well-being on my family. in the back of my mind, i suppose there is a tiny ray of hope -- that i may one daye
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given the prilege o playing for my country again, but i'm resigned to the facts that that mayer nappen. t in the coming weeks and months, i'm going to look at how this has happened and who am as a man. >> our correspondent philce m is in sydney, phil, regardless of whether you believe him or not, this is pretty dramatic stuff. a grown athlete crying and expressing his remorse. >> i think the enormousy of what took place in cametown hasan we truly dawned on all three of the australian players involved. we saw tears from steve smith, the former captain. we saw a heartfelt apology from cameron bancroft and now davidl warnering to that tiny ray of hope that onee day h may play for his country again. all in tears, all expressing remorse and this just gives you
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an indication as to how seriously australia as a nation is viewing this ball tampering scandal. this is a cheating scandal, the biggest crisis in australian sports for very myears and it may well be the end of the road for david warner and forit a long time he has embodied a very aggressive, con prison station approach to cricket. the big queson now? what does australian cricket do to try to moven from this scandal? >> speaking for the skeigics slhtly here, he didn't answer any questions about whether there was anyone else on the team involved. >> was david warr the sole architecture of the scandal, has been superintendented. he didn't say. we do know the australian league ha suspended steve smith and
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bancroft has been banished for nine months. some think this trio has been tread very unfairly because there is the suggestion that ballri tam is fairlyke free but i get the sense that the vastfajority fans feel very let down ands throe many who believe the punishment for warner, smith, and bcroft are appropriate. >> we have viewers around the world who don't understand the big deal with ball tampering in cricket. exain why this is s serious? >> we understand that bancroft had a strip of sandpaper, apparently to rough up one side of the ball. the purpose, we understand, is to change the trajectory of the ball. when it leaves the hand of aca
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bowler ibe traveling in cess of 140 kilometers p hour. if you tamper with one side of the ball, it makes thelight very unpredictable, making the battlesman's job even harde >> thank you very much. following that dramatic presser coce with tears from david warner. the palestinian president says that israel confuse responsible for the deaths of 16 demonstrators after fled among gaza's boarder after a vast protest. the u.n. security counselor was called to take action. a report from jeers lem. ot a cic rush to the hospital. with hundreds of palestinians injured in ga. a call for peaceful marches turn to violence, as protesters headed towards theis eli border. israel's military says it used tear gas and opened fire to stop
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anyone illegally crossing into its territory or attacking soldiers and this was just the start. g a stinians are plann series of protests until mid may. that will be 70 years ofrom the creation of the state of israel. palestinians see i as their catastrophe, when hundredings of thousands of people fled their homes and many here have never given up their claim to the land. >> we are here to stress our right to return. sooner or later, we must go back. >> but israel says gaza's loiting are cynically e ordinary people to stir up unrest. >> hamas and other palestinian groups are calling their protest re march ofurn. however, as events unfold, it's the march of these are aggressive riots. >> gasian families are now bei urged to stay at protest camps
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ale israeli boarder and that will ensure that tensions re remain high in the weeks ahead. >> russia has told britain that it must further -- further reduce the number of diplomatic staff it has in the country. the latest development in the escalating row over the poisoning of a former russian spy in the u.k. they've also expelled diplomats from 22ntther ces, including the united states, germany and sfane spain. weave a report fro moscow. reporter: it was quite a sight. a stream of embassy summabled -- ambassadors summoned to russia's foreign ministry. they came from more than 20 countries to hear their unishment. each one had accused russia of a nerve attack in salisbury. his country is losing four dip a malts here in totals, wel over 100 will join a mass exodus
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from moscow. there have been extraordinary scenes here all day as one by one ambassadors have been called inor to thegn mini stip. the timing, the choreography seen meant to sent a message that russia will hit back at any moves by western governments. and russia decided to escalate. the british ambassador was summoned again, ordered to cut his statue even further. >> it's important to bear in mind why this crisis has arisen. the use of a chemical well on the streets of england. >> 2 british diplomats have already left this ambassador. now the u.k. has to total the russian count in the u.k. this is a clear sign that vladimir putin is determined not to give in under pressure. >> expulsions look so easy.
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you don't have to pay a high price on either side for expulsions but it is not the case. i'm afraid - if the overall- fabric of the rhythm gets thinner and thinner, we have a real problem. reporter: that problem, though, is already here. ristern cou seem determined to show russia it's crossed the line but the kremlin still calls the accusation against it outrageous and it's warning that further sanctions could follow. >> that diplomatic row between the u.k. and russia has taken another turn with the russian ambassador saying that officials searched a plane at the heathrow airport. it issues t u.k. and customs officers boarded an aircraft which is due to flyo moscow. officials claim they wanted to search tne without a crew present and gave no reason for their actions. ambassador statue have sent a
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diplomatic note demanding an explanation. the british government for its part h g knoten or commented so far on those claims but earlier it did confirm that customs officers had boarded the plane in london withoutg say who's aircraft it was. all flights from stansted have been canceled after a shuttlebu caught fire just outside the terminal building. the fire caused smoke damage to the front of the terminal but n one was hurt. we have a report. reporter: a shuttle bus outside stansted airport carrying passengers and in flames. w nobody hurt but part of the terminal was evacwaitedgfter bein damaged by the fire. all flights this evening have been canceled, a devastating start to the holidays for many. >> i was due to flyo shannon this evening and i, like many
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others, hundreds, well into the thousands here, at least a thousand people, iould say in the departures area here in stansted who are completely stranded here. >> the mizry was felt by thousands. some abandoning cars and leaving the airport with nowhere to go. the bus was completely destroyed by the blaze, officials saying it wasaused by an elektary call fault. -- electrical fault. tonight family, are being told to go home and rebook their w flighth their airlines. >> richard was on holiday with hisea familyng home when the fire started and the plane was diverted to themi east lavepbleds airport. richard, thanks so much for joininges. whre you at the moment? >> well, thank you for having me. i'm currently only the a-14 with a very nice taxi driver.
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he's eeen kindugh to take us ban to stansted. >> so you dropped off 100 or so miles away from your destination. so how was it to get -- get the taxi back to stansted. did the airline help you out to do that? >> yeah, to paint a picture it's been slightly diabolical. from the moment we arrived at eastit midland been over six hour of miscommunication from terms of moving us from one terminal to th other. from then telling us there'll be a shuttle service a taxi service, should i say and then threhours later to be then told, we strongly suggest you book your own taxi. that's what we've done and i really do fee sorry for many families'r. th still stranded at east
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midgrland who ps might not have the 180 pounds. hismed -- richard, it's pretty surprising because whenever you travel with children, it's almost a good thing that you have childrenus be you're given priority, especially as you have a 6-ar-old. i would have thought that would put you guys in fro to the queue. >> that's a very good question. when we got escorted to a particular area for coaches to pick us up, we actually approached staff members and suggested could we rival up all the children and families to the front to which we got told yes, nall be happening and then when the coaches arrived, there was a semistampede, to say the least, which wasery annoying for most of the passengers, which then had a backlog and a backlash to all th families to be pluched into therival-departure
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lounge, where early in promised a taxy. three hours later, to be toldgl they str suggest you get your own taxi back to stansted. it's not been great. my family and i are halfway back to stansted but there are many ndreds of people still stranded admitland. >>. thank you very mu by the way, i hope your daughter has fallen asleep in theat cab. sort of helps things somewhat. let's look at some of the stories in the news. the united nations security council h imposed new penalties on companies accused of helping north korea so evade international sanctions. 21 shipping examine companies and one individual are to be blacklisted for their role in lping pyongyang to illegally
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sell comb. arnold schwarzenegger was admitted to the hospital for a duutine heart pro then developed complications. he's said to be in stable condition. still to come, scientists in denmark make a quantum lal in the race to build the world's fastest super computer. >> the accident that happened here was of the sort that can at worst produce a metdown. in thise the precautions rked but not well enough to prevent old fares about the safety features from resurfacing. ♪ >> the public of ireland has become the first country in the world to ban smoking in the workplace. today anyone lightg up in businesses, pubs, and restaurants will face a heavy >> the president was on his way
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out of the washington hilton hotel. the small crowd outside included his assailant. >> it has become a symbol of paris. 100 years ago manyd wishe it had never been built. the eiffel tower's birthday is being marked by a descent by gustav eiffel. t >>s is "bbc news" and thesee are th latest headlines. the former vials captain ohef australian cricket team, david warner, has said he takes full responsibility for his role in the ball tampering scandal and admitted he might never play for the team again. -- has told the bbc she hopes t move back to the pakistan one day. the youngest ever to win the nobel pales prize spoke to our
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correspondents in islama bad. >> this was the last time mala was in pakistan, fighting for her life afterei b shot by after nearly six years, she's now back and says she still can't believe it. >> it is emotional. each and every ing i see, i -- it is valuable to me, even just this warm air. i value it and i'm enjoyingd it am just so happy to be home and to put my fee on this land again. >> malala has her critics in pakistan. many on social media accuse her of being a western agent. d hos it feel when you reeled those kind of comments? >> firstly, i don't understand why they oppose he and for what reason? want a better future for this country. that's why i started speaking
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education. s' i said even if the terrorists attack me, it doesn'tatr, i will continue. and it did happen and i continued my focus on girls' education. i know that morehan 99% stand with me, support me. they believe in education, they believe iautheir dters. >> yesterday, malala spoke at an end -- event attended by the pakistani prime minister but she says she doesn't have publical ambitions herself. >> when i was 11 or 12, at that particular time i thought that by becomingca prime minister solve every problem and everything will be fixed but think now i have met many leaders and politicians and prime ministers and it seems it's not that simple and it's -- and i think my focus right now is continuing my work through lala fund and making sure we
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help as many girls as we can.ar ther 130 million girls who eannot go to school right now. to ens they can get quality education. i have no intenon right now in politics. >> that's what they all sail. now, the trump admin recently announced that it will lift temporary protective status for around 1 -- 220,000 people from el salvador next year who will then face deportation from the u.s. el salvador is already struggling to cope with so many deportees. will grant reports. reporter: the trump ministration says it has sent these deportees home. but for administration home was the united states. they're met with a little kindness. a meal, a chance to call family, medical attention. and they'reh reunited w their possessions, removed from them from the most basic to the most
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cherished. ese are the first stems of rebuilding their lives in el salvador. a country some left a few months ago but others haven't seen since they were small. jose has no one in el salvador. instead he turned to the man he was shackled to on the plane. miguelis opened home and family to a stranger, sharing what little they have. >> these people are my only support. i had nowhere to go. the situation here is so bad and dangerous, you could easily be killed. when i arrived at the airport, my only plan was to try to head straight back to the u.s. through guatemala and mexico. >> he told me he was coming back to nothing and had no one to support him back here. i told him look, i'll help you, don't worry. somehow we'll get bay. through ave found work the church but jose's predicament isn. com many deportees return to hostile
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surroundings. a placetlresident trump rec described in the crudest terms. politicians in el salvador know that much needs to be done to cream conditions in the country to preseason. the exo as. some urging the trump administration to change its thinng and its language about immigrants. >> when you have that kind of discourse, you s reinforceer times and division and in many cases, it's essentily the politics of fear. >> still, the waves of deportees return, often having left children, spouses, homes andes busine behind. this man, maximo, hasn't set foot in el salvador in 14 years and his kids remain in the u.s. his family glado have him back but he is lost, a stranger in the country he was born in. >> and that was the bbcil
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grant. scientists say it's the technology that could revolutionize computing. it's called quantum computing and for years companies have been viing to build a fully information quantum computer, which could process information much faster. scientists at micro soft say they're on the verge of a major break threw. reporter: copenhagenen and it's pretty cold outside but inside a university lab, there's a place that's even colder. >> if you look othis gauge, you'll see that the inside of that refrigerator is sitting at .03 of a degree above absolute zero. that's 100 times colder than deep space. this may be the coldest place on the uniforms. >> this is why. embeded in this chip and a cubit, the building block of the future, which will only work under these extreme conditions.
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microsoft is working with scientists here and around the world to build a keion quantum computer. if they succeed, there's a huge prize. >> quantum represents a giant legal forward from today's technology and we can beg to solve problems that would take us today more than the lifetime of the universe to solve. in seconds, hours, o days. >> so how does a quantum computerk? drill down into the conventional computers and you'll fd the bit, the basic unit of information, which is either a zero or a one. any of it as a switch w ichs either on or off but the heart of the quantum computer is a cubit and the magic it can be both one or zero at the same time. the switch can be on or off. we could find answers to climate change. makeapid progress in
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artificial intelligence and break encryptions. secure codes would be simple to crack. first, though, there are huge challenges in creating cubits stable enough. microsoft thinks it's got a unique way of doing that. >> by making a better cubit to begin with, you'll need few tore build the full quantum processor. >>ut there's stiff competition. fooling, i.b.m. are all making breakthroughs. >> so microsoft is starting further behind, they're still trying to demonstrate a single cubit. but its cubits may be much more valuable and less likely to break down. >> if this happens, the world
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will change in all sor of ways. "bbc news," copenhagen. >> and you can get in touch with me and most of the team on twitter. bye-bye. >> i'm katty kay in washington. join me and my co-host christian azier in london for "beyond 100 days" on monday. st issuecus on the bigge affecting both sides of the atlantic and provide analysis on how they'rehaping our world. we look forward to seeing you here on pbs. >> national presentation of "bbc world news" is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers likeou. thank you. >> you're watching pbs.
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widespread outrage over the sacramento police shooting of stephon clark is sparking nationwide protests and calls for police reform. also president trump takes on amazon as ses a and facebook continues to stumble. and a speak peek at films that take you to the supre court. welcome tokqed newsroom. we begin with the controversial police shooting in sacramento. want to warnu the footage you're about to see contains graphic content that may be disturbing to watch. last week police officers shot and killed stephon clark an d 22-year-old african american mn sacramento. the officers were responding to calls fbt car break ins when

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