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this man enters mind gets consumed with this. speech he just don't know whether to. claim that mainstream media has met its maker. donald trump delivers his much anticipated first speech at the u.n. general assembly and it turns out to be remarkably similar to the speeches of his predecessors. in america we do not seek to impose our way of life one anyway do not think that america can or should impose our system of government. the u.s. side it holds a hearing on a bill to online sex trafficking but some technology companies are opposed on doing they shouldn't be liable for content. and as catalonia edges closer to his unofficial independence vote spanish government tries to stifle
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dissent and seizing more than a million pieces of referendum material and summoning thirty seven to court. to international life from almost a studio with me in the direction welcome to the program donald trump has delivered his first address to the u.n. general assembly however much of his rhetoric seems remarkably reminiscent of what is pretty used to say correspondent looks at some of the new president's rather old remarks. troppo opened up his debut in the green marble hall of the united nations with some of his signature rhetoric which many people argue got him elected as president of the united states i will own was put america first but from putting
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national interests first the speech quickly moved to a globalist agenda with a list of condemnations of other governments rogue regimes represented in this body not only support terrorists but threaten other nations and their own people with the most destructive weapons known to humanity trump last out of the syrian government reiterating claims that damascus has used chemical weapons the actions of the criminal regime of bashar. including the use of chemical weapons against his own citizens even innocent children shock the conscience of every decent person trying to threaten to destroy north korea prompting a walkout from the country's ambassador the united states has great strength and patients but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies we will have no choice but to totally destroy north korea and then trump lashed out at iran branding the
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country a rogue state it is time for the entire world to join us in demanding the veterans government and its pursuit of death and destruction donald trump speech ended up being a sort of call for countries around the world to confront those who quote threaten us with chaos turmoil and terror namely three countries iran syria and north korea two of which were named as the axis of evil by previous us president george w. bush but we know their true nature. north korea is a regime arming with missiles and weapons of mass destruction. while starving its citizens. iran aggressively pursue these weapons and exports terror while an unelected few repressed the iranian people's hope for freedom so much for trumps election promises offering a new approach to world politics focusing on america's national interests and not
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being the policeman of the world cable mop and artsy new york until it's w. bush is not the only president his rhetoric was similar to terms at times and the president even sound like his party opponent barack obama in america we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone i do not think that america can or should impose our system of government on other couples. in remote corners of the world citizens are demanding respect for the dignity of all people a future of dignity and peace for the people of this wonderful earth. we will fight together we must work together to sacrifice together i believe we must do better to get up and stand together for peace all of us can be coworkers with god the almighty god who made us all in his general
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assembly address trying last down to north korea syria and iran tehran's foreign minister has already reacted branding times for monks shameless and ignorant. washington and new sanctions against tehran in july that's despite iran's compliance with the nuclear nonproliferation deal signed in twenty fifteen following the announcement of new sanctions congress passed a bill to impose fresh restrictions on the country and while those sanctions were claimed to not be related to nuclear issues the trumpet ministration namely secretary of state rex tillerson still insists the iran nuclear deal should be quote revisited this new however is not shared by several american allies particularly france was present on defending the agreement from the same podium where trump lashed out at iran. i would like to defend the nuclear agreement with iran are engaged went on nonproliferation allowed us to work out on the
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fourteenth of july two thousand and fifteen a solid robust and verifiable agreement that enables us to ensure that iran does not obtain nuclear weapons renouncing it would be a great era this could apply to north korea to immediately dialogue control a multilateral ism these are the official weapons this is the only way forward this is how iranians have reacted to translators harsh remarks about their country. you know the un says iran is complying with the green light all european countries and russia see this saying the only country that claims otherwise is the us. people need to stand together giving in to america would achieve nothing it would make matters worse than they are now. we are not afraid and we have never been since the beginning. we have been under sanctions for four decades and the people of iran are certainly not afraid now in fact sanctions have made iran more independent in many fields. we discuss the potential consequences of washington's pressure on iran with
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former cia officer jack rice as well as terror on base political analysts the fog of. unfortunately we have to realize that it's the p five plus one everybody agreed not just the brits and the french the russians the chinese the americans if we pull out of this it's the entire world who will be looking at the united states i agree that there are limitations and problems in fact you could expand upon this and it needs to be but to walk away from this deal in itself would be a huge error at this point. has many components of power including its nuclear industry missile power and regional prisons and military clout and influence in the region what they mean in washington is to wear off these components of power once they do so iran would be a very easy target like iraq at the time of saddam hussein and mean.
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fundamental violation of the nuclear deal and iranian officials including the supreme leader they have all warned that iran would give them a very tough response. in another development the top diplomats of russia and the u.s. also met in new york to discuss global conflicts and ongoing disputes between the two countries following the meeting the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov commented on the state of bilateral relations and he thinks prompted the tit for tat actions. very long was a. good response to. the relations very difficult and very low point. which is the legacy of the obama administration . serious people responsible people. is one of them. that we can we can draw conclusions from where we are.
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and understand where we want to. spanish police have confiscated more than one hundred thousand posters promoting the upcoming independence referendum in catalonia set for the first of october that takes the total number of material sees in relation to the vote in more than a million the move has been met with protests which at one demonstrated erupted into soul. was was. for each paper for each poster that they seized we will put up ten more no one can prevent our country from voting for democracy and freedom in october the first. however not all police departments are responding in the same way there are three security departments are active in catalonia both the state civil guard and bartolone as urban garda taking part in the preemptive searches but the regional department of catalonia has largely
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abstained one of its offices fears the raids could lead to unnecessary violence. you can't enter a place and just start hitting people who aren't acting violently if one of our officers faces resistance at the polling station he will take photos and attach them to the case neither prosecutors nor anyone else will be able to cuse him of not following the order. as part of madrid's drive to block the referendum thirty seven cats land mass with fully support for the upcoming vote and been issued court summons in a criminal probe on top of that more than seven hundred other mess with threatened with arrest last week we spoke to the man of a castle and we miss a polity he says people have been surprised by the actions of the authorities. today thousand and seven. police forces going off the ballot box. the ballot papers something. very very strange and. i think
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many people out of a maze of reaction all spanish produce. for. the police the judges being so much pressure this is not a movement only led by. politicians but for the ninety's as a movement by itself. that's what makes it wrong to be wrong some might. not want to stand out or at least they don't want. to see this reality. the spanish government slammed the referendum as illegal it was back in june this year when the consulate in government first announced the vote the spanish authorities said the move violated the country's constitution on the eleventh of september up to a million catalonians took to the streets to voice their support for the referendum
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madrid has tried to curb the crisis by subjecting more than seven hundred local mayors to a criminal probe and shutting down the official website of the separatist movement the national governments also seized more than a million pieces of reference material such as posters on sunday hundreds of locals in the capital madrid gathered to support the vote waving symbolic ballot papers but a day later richard moved to summon thirty seven minutes to court for promoting the poll. with just four days left till germany goes to the polls in its general election the big parties are doing all they can to win over any last minute support but while the main rivals grab all the headlines there is a whole raft of small parties passing by almost unnoticed among the of the v. can party the alliance for basic income and the urban pop party peter oliver has more. it's fair to say that the race for the chancellor's job hasn't heard the
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excitement that say the u.s. or french elections of hard over the last twelve months but here in germany one party has been committed to giving us a bit of a giggle there part time simply meaning the party of the german party and they've become known for their blissfully absurd manifesto proposals the party supports the implementation of an all encompassing universal total justice at least twice as much justice as the s.t.p. any complaints about supposed injustices will be suppressed with the utmost force then there's their poster campaigns when the anti immigration alternative to germany party put these up saying they prefer the king over burkas. if i said they preferred what i think we can see what they prefer and.
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there are also some new rules now hate speech towards islam must now be delivered facing mecca there will also be a minimum refugee quota of eighteen percent for this and other groups criticism of gender madness must always be gender neutral if authorized to no chance of making it to the police that this time around then we get markings on the board is a member of the ripping apart of it things will get back in twenty four thing to parties leadership told us what they stand on the major issues facing the world today. we would advise that people should have a license to tweet for that they have to pass a test similar to getting a driving license they will have to pay. group that they have enough sense should
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you not meet their standards you would be denied access to any social media forever when you put it like that they don't so. you gotta hand it to the jokers but adding a little throw politics to the federal election. let's have a now at the latest polls it looks like the current ruling party will be saying put anglo merkel's christian democrats maintain a commanding lead the social democrats looks set to be next across the line but is a closer run thing for third place which could potentially be taken by the free democratic party in the run up to the vote r.t. has been speaking from people across the political spectrum here's the vice president the free democrats will. that's or not it is your warning and you know we got into it and we're calling for a continuous constructive dialogue instead of saber wrestling we want to sit down in the negotiating table and listen to the different parties positions listen to russia's position and in turn explain our doubts fears should be minimized not
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fanned his hands a detroit game show once why he said as long as people are talking they aren't shooting each other this should be all go a dialogue and teamwork europe and germany need russia and vice versa we should conduct dialogue rather than fuel fear. technology companies speak out against a new bill to combat sex trafficking find out why after the show.
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in case you're new to the gang this is how it works now the economy is built around corporate corporations from washington washington media the media. and voters elected to business to run this country business because. it's not business as usual it's business like it's never been done before. anyone else chose seemed wrong. but. just don't call. me. yet to shape out. active. and in the game equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground.
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welcome back to the for. the u.s. senate has held its first hearing on a bill to tackle online sex trafficking if approved it will allow legal action to be taken against platforms and services that host illicit content however tech companies claim it's a step towards undermining free speech online the bill results of a two year inquiry into a site that knowingly facilitated child sex trafficking samir khan. silicon valley and congress are now clashing over the issue of online human trafficking u.s.
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lawmakers have proposed a new bill that would make websites liable for prosecution if they fail to combat the problem internet giants such as google facebook and twitter have opposed the bill saying it would undermine free speech the bill also jeopardizes bedrock principles of a free nope an internet with serious economy can speech implications well beyond its intended scope the mother of a deceased victim of human trafficking sees this issue quite differently my name is evolving ambrose. mother of the plates. i'm asking you do you want to senate change section to thirty and support the bipartisan legislation to stop enabling sex traffickers act not only for my baby but for the protection of yours and others yvonne ambrose says her sixteen year old daughter was killed after she was advertised for sex on back page an online classified ad service ambrose wants to hold the website responsible but back page
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denies this saying they did not advertise her child for years however the company has been accused of allowing its users to post classified ads of prostitutes some even under age according to the national center for missing and exploited children the majority of its child sex trafficking cases involve on back page so why not just close the site well under u.s. law internet providers are not liable for user content no provider or user of an interactive computer service should be treated as the publisher will speak of any information provided by another information content provider now tech giants don't want to change the law and don't want to take responsibility either but when it comes to limiting speech however they are more than ready to take responsibility for our system relies on people in the community being able to reach out and tell us what they think is offensive and then we stuff teams of people hundreds of people around the world to be able to go look into those claims and follow the
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guidelines to take down the content. that we feel is hate speech or according to those policies last year facebook twitter microsoft and you tube announced a code of conduct pledging to remove online hate speech within twenty four hours google and facebook launch a fact checking algorithm that labels news as fake if it fails to pass an independent audit and in august you tube a candy monetizing videos that they deem extremist it seems as if these i.t. giants have no problem restricting user content themselves. but quickly draw a line when the government tries to do so now is this a pick and choose approach or are tech giants correct in trying to prevent government censorship even if they're guilty of censoring content themselves samir khan r. t. washington d.c. tech giants claimed the broad language of the bill would make it counterproductive and lead to the suppression of free speech but political satirist amy horowitz believes there is a purely motivated to be concerned about profits. there's
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a group think among all these high tech companies and there are certain political ideologies mainstream ideologies which which are for a bit and almost sometimes on their website they're trying to make sure that their political perspective is the one that's dominant on their platforms and that other ideologies other ideas other thoughts are really trying to be shunted to the side and it's quite scary what that means to our democracy this is all about liability this is all about being protected from lawsuits these big i.t. companies don't want some old creepy guy name ronnie you know going about his dirty business and then being sued because of it because they happen to post something on facebook or you tube would have you but this whole argument is all about money and avoid being sued so that's really what at the heart of this issue here. two hundred and twenty six people are confirmed dead after a massive earthquake hit central mexico the epicenter of the seven point one quake
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was in the state of who have lost some eighty miles southeast of the capital rescue efforts have continued through the night i that the was with us the death toll is expected to climb with collapsed buildings trapping people inside a primary school in the capital collapse killing twenty children of the emergency workers and citizens of working together and then attempt to free people from the rubble the earthquake struck on the anniversary of a nine hundred eighty five quake that killed ten thousand people. meanwhile in just over a week after her devastated the caribbean and southern parts of the u.s. hurricane maria is sweeping
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a similar destructive path cotchery five winds are blasting through prior to recur with florida bracing for another hit marina has the details. according to the national hurricane center's five pm advisory maria remains a category five packing sustained winds of one hundred sixty five miles per hour president trump declared a state of emergency for puerto rico which authorizes the department of homeland security and fema to coordinate all disaster relief efforts that three people died when early on when hurricane. go two weeks ago this hurricane. is expected to pass directly through the u.s. territory so obviously a lot of people you know hoping for the best bracing for the worst. of the news you can find this all over social media on facebook twitter and of course a website that's all to come back at the top of the alice so stay with us.
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just manufacture consent to stick to the public well. when the ruling classes protect themselves. with the flaming. lips and be the one person. making the middle of the room sick. to leave. the. room. here's what people have been saying about rejected and i say it's the law and also the only show i go out of my way to launch you know what it is that really packs a punch. yeah it is the john oliver of party of mary is going to say we are apparently better than. c.
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people you've never heard of love jack to the next president of the world bank so very. seriously. send us an e-mail. greetings and salutation. the great experiment of voting donald trump into the presidency is paying off in spades for those hoping to unleash the inner is of the
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united states on the rest of the world the brand name in chief conducted his first speech at the united nations tuesday morning and delivered to the world audience some vintage trump bravado and saber rattling while metaphorically wrapping himself in his custom edition liker infused made in china u.s. flag included some choice words were guarding north korea take a listen the united states has great strength and patients but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies we will have no choice but to totally destroy north korea. rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime if the righteous many do not confront the wicked few then evil will try and. he also declare that the iranian government masks a corrupt dictatorship behind the false guise of a democracy in other words all lot of militaristic bluster from
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a president who never actually served in the military you know i wonder hawk watchers i've i really wonder just just what happened leading up to the donald speech to. that kind of bluster i wonder i wonder if it had anything to do with the fact that just the night before trump speech both the senate republicans and democrats voted almost unanimously eighty nine to eight to an eighty billion dollar annual increase in that military spending far more than the fifty four billion trump initially asked for i guess for democrats like senate minority leader chuck schumer resist trumps which is to enable trump when it comes to the military industrial complex and america's ability to kill large amounts of people in faraway countries and this is why we cannot trust the democrats to always be watching the hawks. that's.
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the bottom. like you that i got. this. week so. well we're going to watch your dogs i am a robot tour and i'm tagging along with you know some aides extraordinary to me that this is the cause. one. hundred billion dollars right in the end you know i was in my before trump goes on in a speech at the u.n. clearly giving him his his bluster and bravado there. it's just it boggles my mind that like this this congress that said i don't know we're going to resist him we're just going to what does he have right about this big car monger he's going to do this we can't do this we need to spend our money we need to
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take care of people and instead of taking care of the people that actually voted him into office and looking at their issues they decided. let's spend seven hundred billion dollars dropping by. and less every single serviceman or woman is getting a raise i think that money that they're not as. i believe there's a little bit of a raise that they dropped in there but. i mean look. at the national defense authorization argento the only democrats eighty nine to eight and will basically said to us as annual military budget like roughly seven hundred billion trump originally asked for fifty four paired up to get to like it has led to eighty year you know fifty. eight votes against came from bernie sanders christian go abram patrick leahy jeff merkley and ron wyden those are the democrats that stood against him and there was three republicans who stood against
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the bill bob corker rand paul and mike lee but what's interesting is the eighty nine votes in four of the yes this same people who say you can't trust anything this president says you can't trust anything that his cabinet members come back with we have to resist the trump war machine and here you are voting for the bell you've got cory booker. kamali harris chuck schumer elizabeth moore allays the best and dianne feinstein i can't take it anymore with people out of one side of their mouth saying you have to resist and we have to do something different on the other my other side of their mouth say well it's just been seven hundred billion dollars i mean despite the do nothing but argue and grandstand us congress the n.d.s. been passed straight fifty five years they just they do it they grandstand they yell about things that help them get elected but when it comes time to put their money where their mouth is they don't do it and this is a goddamn you're because i was wrong as they say i'm saddened of all the bills that
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they argue about that they never get past you know or the they have to like you know fight over almost shut down the government over and all that but boy when it comes to the military industrial complex is a tough problem stamp please move on to what i want to ensure you know. basically it means that this new if it now it still has to go the house that already kind of passed their version of this so there's still to kind of like join these two together and eventually you know iron out some details of the way we go so by the end of the year this will but you know shoved through seven hundred billion dollars means that we are now if it goes as is it is means that we the u.s. is exceedingly total spending of its next time rivals combined in military spending three times as much as china ten times as much as you know russia the us already accounts for more than a third of all military spending in the entire world what it was left of what are we afraid of i mean seriously i mean more afraid of people and the fact that they
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want to have health care that they want of any chance at an education that their communities will fall apart that they're fabulous foxconn jobs are not going to show up i mean to have at this point not want to spend this much money on defense a certain point you have to say maybe maybe it's overkill but yeah you know i mean the biggest problem for me also is how much money is being spent there is nothing fiscally. conservatives know i'm a trust me i'm as well as the liberal as they come when it comes to social issues but financially i'm a much more conservative a fiscal conservative there is no fit there are no fiscal conservatives there is nobody and democrats or republicans i don't see a single fiscal conservative it contains two point one percent pay raise for our military which i still don't think is got an office and eight point five billion going to buy more missile defense systems which apparently don't work on anything any so let me put it this way with eighty billion dollars a year just eighty billion of that each year you could make public colleges and universities near diversity in the u.s.
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to ition free. and because bernie sanders proposal is only estimated to cost like forty seven billion there one point three trillion in student loan debt in the us. you could literally cut that in half. which would actually stir the economy a heck of a lot more then raising wages two percent on less than one percent of the populace . and relieving some of the burden the way rock groups and boards do perri. for years social media companies like facebook have a contended that it isn't their job or place to censor the internet or to discourage a legitimate political or political expression on their platform despite these assertions facebook has pulled themselves into politics with their often the subtle ings standards and standards and practices which is held the row in giant often referred to as most persecuted minority in the world has found itself in this
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crosshairs of facebook's misguided acts of self-censorship there one point one million rosen gyal living in the south east asian country of mayan mar having lived in the majority buddhist country for centuries a muslim roman jiah have been denied citizenship in my amar since one thousand nine hundred eighty two and is not included in my arms list of official ethnic groups they are forced to live in one particular area within my marne are allowed to leave without government permission living in squalor they are met with constant violence and persecution wishes escalated to the point that the eve rahat of hussein the united nations high commissioner for human rights called recent actions by my and more military as disproportionate to the insurgent acts in the last month called them brutal and even stated quote these situations seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing more than three hundred ten thousand rowing and i have fled the neighbor and fled to neighboring bangladesh but the daily beast recently discovered a targeted campaign against pro growth and facebook accounts and post even going as
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far as to ban all my and more muslim from another sect because he posted critically of them i am our actions on his facebook account in canada. facebook's excuse well the posts which clearly show government forces committing violent acts even burning villages don't follow facebook community standards. aung san suu kyi the country's defacto leader seems to a forgotten that she was a democracy darling of the left a nobel peace prize winner and she has even accused of burning their own villages there she is tuesday morning defending her military forces the security forces instructed to distribute food on. q. yes so. she came. to you. and. she. didn't point out that she makes these very specific statements so it's while they're doing they use things and later on and she actually talks about you know we
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want to take you guys to the villages i mean the safe ones to show you what's working the wall thing is just mind blowing that someone who was so part of democracy coming to a place is now standing up there saying well we're making sure they're doing their best to keep an innocent civilians but remember the wrong and die are considered citizens they can have citizenship but they can't leave careers now so it's interesting that she doesn't i don't think she considers them actually part of that sort of excuses that they were going back to facebook it is pretty incredible trying to draw to figure out what facebook considers stamberg what it doesn't it's pretty amazing i mean the even pro publica recently found the facebook and able to advertisers were able to target what was labeled as the shooters through their advertising system even claiming in one instance that facebook's automated system
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suggested second amendment as with this will go to gore that would boost our audience size to one hundred thousand people presumably because that system had correlated. with anti semites. oh and so hey guess what you hate this group of people here have some gun or advertise some we've found through our wonderful people who are pro second amendment also tend to be i'm like first of all that's a whole level of the they put those two in there that and there's always this excuse because then according to facebook they say that they remove hate speech that which includes content that directly attacks people based on their race ethnicity national origin religious affiliation sexual orientation sex or gender yet i will point out once again and till i'm blue in the face rape threats are not a violation of the holocene every standards and practices death threats have to meet certain specific you remember it's like these certain specific criteria to even be considered for removal and yet my god you have to take those videos down of
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the military they're burning people's villages because that's what i'm gonna remember that you know. violate the ones you know race or ethnicity or national origin or roads or for sports more of a trip like that if i don't have to do that. you know what's interesting too is that. facebook actually surprising as it is they are really different in facebook because there's very little access to the internet as a career as the country is in the process of basically trying to like a modernize its communication infrastructure so citizens there use facebook the way americans use e-mail it's essential to their very giving that's how they communicate with each other and the rest of the world it's probably one of the only ways that they're allowed to speak publicly specially the one hundred and the a smaller communities because they don't have representation in the exam room and where they don't have even the muslims are the only where they get the message oh that's the really scary part because you know they also they need that it's so
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important. and i have to wonder about that i mean we spoke to i asked our viewers there are thoughts on facebook i know ironic i asked them on facebook about facebook about whether they have a responsibility whether facebook has this responsibility. to censor a divisive topic since i've been also a number of there were these russian as it were divisive and so we're talking about divisiveness so much that do they have this a responsibility to censor divisive topics or should they simply protect the right to free speech and allow users to opt out of speech that they don't want to hear right and. chevy jim said from our facebook page actually said. free speech needs to be cherished to be held up and cherished i do not have the right to tell you or anyone else what they can and cannot say and that's the thing at this point i think that the ideas of being politically correct or this idea of
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identity politics has gone from being a hopeful discussion about how best to articulate issues of oppression to a political talking point and excuse to shut down i'm going all right as we go bird court watchers don't forget to let us know what you think about topics with governor facebook and twitter that are coming off the press or political side of the international terrorism is real studies at northeastern university. talks most to discuss the ever changing relationships and by a member of the united states and israel states. the one word that describes american politics today's divisions the line that divides liberals from conservatives is deep and even worrisome to make things worse there are some of the same dividing lines within the major political parties can these breaches the mend. the i'm going to talk to
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a marshal in the. islamic states claims it was behind the month just a terror attack by the militant fraudster till the priest every time a terrorist attack happens all these people are always there screaming to go ice is so bad someone needs to do something against them and for me was like yeah why you don't need them something. that. you. are told are going to. go into the opposite of that if you do you just leave the. shiny stuff using a. guy who has got a good plan there's a gun to the u.k. to him as and if he showed.
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of all foreign policy debates in the us the one over our relations with israel tends to draw the most outrage and polarization every apac a vendor of hundreds of thousands of protesters with palestinian flags and musicians in their belief in the need to boycott israel's government over human rights it's calls for censorship but even as the public debate rages on a quiet shift has been taking place inside the jewish american community as northeastern university is middle east center director waxman explains and his book trouble in the tribe the american jewish conflict over israel for more on that growing political the. i admit it's deeper roots professor waxman joined our show
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earlier. this is a change that's been going on. decades in the making. all of that is a generational change is young. are much wall willing to just live as though i'm willing to be outspoken and also. divide go between secular jews or wall. add or the wall all about religious jewish which is madness but it does somehow or let a divide within the about population between what multiple secular religious conservatives so in some ways the change in attitudes toward israel were to me about the jewish community. boards shifts in a mark an attitude towards well. now one of one of the big debates and split seems to be the idea of the b.d.s. may have meant they boycott divestment and sanctions in an interview with the foundation for middle east peace last year you addressed how that the liberal
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jewish community is splitting over these issues and what you had said was quote the problem with the american jewish community today when it comes to p.b.s. is that there isn't enough to bait about in fact in much of the mainstream jewish community the debate isn't even allowed to take place supporters of b.b.'s for the record i'm not one of them are actively excluded from the organized jewish community. how do you see this window of sort of respectable debate being sat. well does all of those a job or the large opposition to e.t.s. with the amount of jewish teaching this generally cost is the traditional left while it's just the blue jeans on the left who are critical of asian critical of the so israeli government policy what i was doing is don't support the b.d.s. by enlarge the issue is just swallow you support e.t.s. or all of the favorite. boycotts is the bigger issue here is the actually not all
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censorship the kind of mccarthyism that exists in some parts the american jewish community which is essentially blacklists and individual level of isolation even supporting the partial court culture boycott of the west bank settlements for example. there was a question common particularly form a small number although over the last hour both white wing elements within the jewish community who granted our all tried to establish a litmus tests all for local jews whether it be appealable insert the dogs between sort of dogs and any kind of public jewish or being printed in the jewish newspaper or magazine which basically says anything that they were god as destroy all too loose on the editor and our definition of what constitutes support for israel under the table god is disloyal to his are about to keep him and support boycotts against itself is completely unacceptable makes energy applicator more indorse in those
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positions especially in the jewish community and i think that's like what we're about to can jobs allowing for open debate on allowing the political clueless i mean this is so issue isn't just about b.d.s. the border issue is allowing for greater degree of political pluralism and openness to debate when it comes to israel with little old jewish will reach so i must certainly do something about many of the market forces working if so many younger american jews are becoming increasingly critical of israeli policy of the government and some even supporting things like b.d.s. and working with palestinians of that why is the community as a whole not catching up because we've seen this there is then more of the birthrate trip started going up and they made you know where they want to more and more people coming there so if you're gathering people into you know the fold. why aren't they listening to what they have to say as as everything sort of evolves
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well i think part of the disconnect hills between the organizations that dot the portly trying to let you send him out just to get what we might call him out of the jewish establishment and the majority of the narcan jews on the show and the other the geology of them are all moving in a direction that means increasing the critical it is so i am willing to open the debates to softball this is auburn i will challenge the eat all guys the knowledge is teams can do it the traditional institutions but dollar amount of jewish politics tend to be watch of the like they tend to the left a lot of constituents who typically all the lib just so adamant politically conservatives. they are in particular out there will spot a small number sometimes or large donors who can really say which end up access there's a disconnect and not really democratic in the sense represents is would
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a change in attitudes and what would you suppose them up to what are they representing the smaller group who tend to be all that all. when it comes to this are significant and that's part of the problem i must part of the what's driving young democracies away from joining these old eyes they should all feel like they have a voice now speaking of hawkish. previously talked about how prime minister netanyahu over time you know kind of clearly aligned with the u.s. republican party whether in supporting mitt romney or siding with congressional republicans over president obama and you know now obviously opening openly embracing donald trump do you do you think these partisan choices could potentially backfire on israel as a whole considering that the liberal leaning the liberal ban the most american jewish. people are kind of heading towards actually i think their letterbox by that
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i think it will look at the trends in terms of a melbourne public opinion in general one of the things that's most striking is that a growing partisan divide mccombs to use what is on the israeli palestinian conflict in particular democrats liberal spose to stop identifies networks and now increasingly critical of israel i'm living as a particular up all growing more sympathetic toward a calloused in rather than as well documented reasons for this but i think undoubtedly prime minister said no i'm kind of in a great it's almost alliance that he is bored with the republican party and united states i didn't particularly his glary contentious let's say relationship with obama which was very knowledgeable and i think that's one of the fact is the pads that is driving them out. of the mouth and democrats in the united states away from support christgau ultimately supporters are like states had. persisted
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for southern long in politics because it's rested on a bipartisan foundation it's been supported by democrats and republicans don't want the support for israel in the united states the columns public or something that's associated with those who are conservative i think ultimately in the long run that's going to empower us government support resort of those awful eventually there's going to be a democratic at the white house and maybe a democratic majority in congress and that's going to challenge us israeli relations but you chad. very fascinating very very very well now let me ask you because of all that beth all of these research changing times and sort of figuring out how the community and the politics are all going to come together do you think this more politically diverse and outspoken jewish american community and in the same way are bad a very conservative jewish community has sort of lobbied here in some fans can they
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do the same thing and push israel and a more peaceful direction when it comes to resolving the palestinian conflict so we have a little let up on. that was actually part of the question that i had in my mind when i mentioned such i actually write the book and i was wondering whether at a time when the obama was just coming into office with that kind of immersion liberal majority of them of engines could in fact be a force for peace between israel and the palestinians are cautiously i think that exaggerates the implants for them all and to several israeli governments. certainly the israel receives a lot of them out of your support and some might think that given the support they would be attentive to the. colonies where you got them i don't but it's really i pretty much demonstrated. the disregard toward a local jewish views not only concern the economy of the palestinians but the
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matches and settle themselves with regards to the stakes of all streams of judaism in israel so i don't think israeli government certainly not this poem by the window is particularly with. all the liberal of love and she's here they're trying to keep it dismiss is naive and idealistic at best well a multitude may be in total game or intellectual or is in shifting the use of the united states in particular by sending a message to the politicians in washington that criticism of israel. on acceptable . while it can be close well actually just a little. more although it didn't. take the opposition that you can eat close to zero but particularly they shouldn't i think some of the local officials hardly. of choice us a position but. it's all these presidential campaigns and i think
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a little toilet can create a space in politics in washington where you light up the local politicians who are all coming up. with all goods as well but we believe that is all the location i was to challenge is not a bar to the palestinians it's part of who is well. most of her lawyer i want to thank you for coming on today we're going to have waxman the co-director of northeastern university middle east institute a pleasure having you on with us to their own people. you may have heard about the great barrier reef and you may have also heard that is in grave danger of destructions and the reasons are plenty commercial fishing to fishing is irreversibly altered the ecosystem that builds and support three pollution attacks or even in tons of forms from dirty run up to oil and shipping accidents and of course climate change just exponentially in this entire process but the most dramatic threat to the great barrier reef is a fellow live creature the crown of thorns starfish outbreaks of the invasive sea creature have been wreaking havoc on the coral reefs that they literally consume
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for years but are now getting worse and more frequent but fear not doubt because biologists of the australian institute of marine science have been busy devising a new strategy to tackle the giant starfish problem and it involves a giant snail we used the ocean may be lacking in courageous predators to take on the crown of thorns but the pacific triton is one of the few and by breeding the deadly lovable snail and spreading it across the bay of scientists that aims hope to put an eco friendly dent in the starfish population and save australia's natural wonder absolutely fantastic. that is our show for you today remember everyone in this world without told of the ups what we call i love you i roll them to the top of the law keep on watching all those hawks out there ever great day and night.
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a sort of sickly cynical fitzy einsteins not prevail tell him not to get any money but he should mind. when you go cynical because he's a woman. told from bashes iran syria and north korea in his first speech at the un general assembly but it. sounds remarkably similar to the speeches of his predecessors. in america we do not seek to impose our way of life one anyway i do not. america can or should impose our system of government. official independent spanish government tries to stifle dissent seizing more than a million pieces of referendum material.
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the mother. and u.s. senate hearing on a bill to online sex trafficking technology companies that are opposed they shouldn't be liable. to do with me in a day or two to welcome to the program. as to his first address to the u.n. general assembly however much of his restaurant seems remarkably reminiscent of what his predecessors used to say on your correspondent kind of looks at some of the new president's old remarks. opened up his debut in the green marble hall of the united nations with some of his signature rhetoric which many people argue got
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him elected as president of the united states i will always put america first but putting national interests first this speech quickly moved to a globalist agenda with a list of condemnations of other governments rogue regimes represented in his body not only supporter but threaten other nations and their own people with the most destructive weapons known to humanity trump lashed out at the syrian government reiterating claims that damascus has used chemical weapon. the actions of the criminal regime of bashar. including the use of chemical weapons against his own citizens even innocent children shock the conscience of every decent person trying to threaten to destroy north korea right prompting a walkout from the country's ambassador the united states has great strength and
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patients but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies we will have no choice but to totally destroy north korea and then trouble lashed out at iran branding the country a rogue state it is time for the entire world to join us in demanding the veterans government and its pursuit of death and destruction donald trump's speech ended up being a sort of call for countries around the world to confront those who quote threaten us with chaos turmoil and terror namely three countries iran syria and north korea two of which were named as the axis of evil by previous us president george w. bush but we know their true nature north korea is a regime arming with missiles and weapons of mass destruction. while starving its citizens. iran aggressively pursue these weapons and exports terror while an
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unelected few repressed the iranian people's hope for freedom so much for trump's election promises offering a new approach to world politics focusing on america's national interests and not being the policeman of the world cable r.t. new york until is stepping up and the president his rhetoric was similar to terms at times the new president even sounded like his policy opponent and predecessor barack obama. in america we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone i do not think that america can or should impose our system of government on other couples. in remote corners of the world citizens are demanding respect for the dignity of all people a future of dignity or peace for the people of this wonderful earth. we will fight together we must work together to sacrifice together i believe we must do better together and stand together for peace all of us can be
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coworkers with god the almighty god who made us all in his general assembly address from north korea syria and iran tyrant tehran's foreign minister has already reacted branding trying to surmount shameless and ignorance. washington announced new sanctions against iran in july that's despite iran's compliance with a nuclear nonproliferation deal signed in twenty fifteen following the announcement of new sanctions congress passed a bill to impose fresh restrictions on the country and while those sanctions were claimed to not be related to nuclear issues the trumpet ministration namely secretary of state rex tillerson still insists the iran nuclear deal should be quote visited this view however is not shared by several american allies particularly france with president micron defending the agreement from the same podium where trump lashed out at iran. look at all i would like to defend the
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nuclear agreement with iran are a gauge went on nonproliferation allowed us to work out on the fourteenth of july two thousand and fifteen a solid robust and verifiable agreement that enables us to ensure that iran does not obtain nuclear weapons renouncing it would be a great era this could apply to north korea to immediately dialogue control and multilateralism these are the efficient weapons this is the only way forward this is how earing interviewer acted to translate his harsh remarks about their country . well you know the un says iran is complying with the agreement all european countries and russia see this saying the only country that claims otherwise is the us our people need to stand together giving in to america would achieve nothing it would make matters worse than they are now. we are not afraid and we have never been since the beginning. we have been under sanctions for four decades and the
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people of iran are certainly not afraid now in fact sanctions have made iran more independent in many fields. we discussed the potential consequences of washington's pressure on iran with former cia officer jack rice as well as tara based political analysts i have lists of are cautious of. unfortunately we have to realize that it's the p five plus one everybody agreed not just the brits and the french the russians the chinese the americans if we pull out of this it's the entire world who will be looking at the united states i agree that there are limitations and problems in fact you could expand upon this and it needs to be but to walk away from this deal in itself would be a huge error at this point. has many components of power including its nuclear industry missile power and regional prisons and military clout and influence in the region what they mean in washington is to wear off these components of power once they do so iran would be
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a very easy target like iraq at the time of saddam hussein and mean. fundamental violation of the nuclear deal and iranian officials including the rainy and supremely there are they have all warned that iran would give them a very tough response in another development the top diplomats of russia in the u.s. also met in new york to discuss global conflicts and ongoing dispute between the two countries following the meeting russian foreign minister sergey lavrov commented on the state of bilateral relations and who he thinks prompted the tit for tat actions. very long was a. good response to. the relations the very difficult and very low point. which is the legacy of the obama administration. serious people and responsible people.
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is one of them. that we can we can draw conclusions from where we are. and understand where we want to be. spanish police have confiscated more than one hundred thousand posters promoting the upcoming independence referendum in catalonia set for the first of october that takes the total number of material seized in relation to the vote to more than a million the move has been met with protests which at one demonstration erupted into song was was. for each paper for each poster that they seize we will put up ten more no one can prevent our country from voting for democracy and freedom in october the first however not all police departments are responding in the same way there are three security departments active in catalonia both the
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state civil guard and barcelona's are been guard taking part in the preemptive searches but the regional department of catalonia has largely abstained one of its offices fears the raids could lead to unnecessary violence. you can't enter a place and just start hitting people who aren't acting violently if one of our officers faces resistance at the polling station he will take photos and attach them to the case now the prosecutors nor anyone else will be able to cues him of not following the order. as part of madrid's drive to block the referendum thirty seven. who had fully support for the upcoming been issued court summons in a criminal probe on top of us more than seven hundred other men as were threatened with arrest last week we spoke to the matter of cats in this polity he says people have been surprised by the actions of the authorities today. police force is going off the books. being.
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very very strange and. i think people are amazed about reaction all. about it use. the police the judges are doing so much pressure this is not a movement only led by. politicians but it will not be as a movement by itself. that's what makes the wrong wrong. or at least they don't want. to see reality. with just four days left till germany goes to the polls in its general election the big parties are doing all they can to win any last minute support but while the main rivals grab all the headlines there is
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a whole raft of small parties passing by almost unnoticed among them the v can party the alliance for basic income and the urban hip hop party piece all of a small. it's fair to say that the race for the chancellor's job hasn't heard the excitement that say the u.s. or french elections of hard over the last twelve months but here in germany one party has been committed to giving us a bit of a giggle depart time simply meaning the party of the german satire party and they've become known for their blissfully absurd on a fest own proposals d. party supports the implementation of an all encompassing universal total justice at least twice as much justice as the s.t.p. any complaints about supposed injustices will be suppressed with the utmost force then there's their poster campaigns when the anti immigration alternative to
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germany party put these up saying they prefer the king over burkas. they said they preferred what i think we can see what they preferred. there are also some new rules now hate speech towards islam must now be delivered facing mecca there will also be a minimum refugee quota of eighteen percent for this and other groups criticism of gender madness must always be gender neutral if authorized to no chance of making it to the police that this time around there is on the board is a member of the repeal improbable things will get back in twenty four thing to
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parties leadership told us what they stand on the major issues facing the world today. we would advise that people should have a license to tweet for that they have to pass a test similar to getting a driving license they will have to pay. group that they have enough sense should you not meet their standards you would be denied access to any social media forever when you put it like that they don't so. you gotta hand it to the joker a little. to the federal election these are all over. let's have a look now at the latest polls it looks like the current ruling party will be staying put angela merkel's christian democrats maintain a commanding lead the social democrats looks set to be next across the line but it's a closer run thing for third place in the run up to the vote has been speaking from people across the political spectrum has the vice president of the free democrats could be key. that's or not it is your warning if you look we've got our intake and
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we're calling for continuous constructive dialogue instead of saber wrestling we want to sit down in the negotiating table and listen to the different parties positions listen to russia's position and in turn explain our doubts fears should be minimized not fanned his hands a detroit game show once wisely said as long as people are talking they aren't shooting each other this should be all go a dialogue and teamwork europe and germany need russia and vice versa we should conduct dialogue rather than fuel fear.
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technology companies speak out against the new bill to combat sex trafficking find out why on earth of this play. seems wrong but. just don't. get to shape out just to educate and gain. the trail. when some find themselves worlds apart. just to look for common ground. what. they put themselves on the line they get accepted or rejected.
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so when you want to be president. or something want to. watch it right. this is what. real people are. interested. welcome back to the program technology companies are criticizing the u.s. bill designed to tackle online sex trafficking if approved it would allow legal action against platforms and services that host illicit content tech firms warn it's a step towards undermining free speech online but critics point out the corporations
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seem to have no such concerns when it comes to deleting fake news and hate speech. explains. silicon valley and congress are now clashing over the issue of online human trafficking u.s. lawmakers have proposed a new bill that would make websites liable for prosecution if they fail to combat the problem of internet giants such as google facebook and twitter have opposed the bill saying it would undermine free speech the bill also jeopardizes bedrock principles of a free nope an internet with serious economy can speech implications well beyond its intended school the mother of a deceased victim of human trafficking sees this issue quite differently my name is evolving. mother of the plates. i'm asking you but you want to change section to thirty and support the bipartisan legislation to stop enabling sex traffickers act not only for my baby but for the protection of yours and others yvonne ambrose says her sixteen year old daughter
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was killed after she was advertised for sex on back page an online classified ad service ambrose wants to hold the website responsible but back page denies this saying they did not advertise her child for years however the company has been accused of allowing its users to post classified ads of prostitutes some even under age according to the national center for missing and exploited children the majority of its child sex trafficking cases involve on back page so why not just close the site well under u.s. law internet providers are not liable for user content no provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speak of any information provided by another information content provider now tech giants don't want to change the law and don't want to take responsibility either but when it comes to limiting speech however they are more than ready to take responsibility our system relies on people in the community being able to reach out and tell us
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what they think is offensive and then we stuff teams of people hundreds of people around the world to be able to go look into those claims and follow the guidelines to take down the content. that we are still is hate speech air cordons it was also used last year facebook twitter microsoft and you tube announced a code of conduct pledging to remove online hate speech within twenty four hours google and facebook launch a fact checking algorithm that labels news as fake if it fails to pass an independent audit and in august you tube a candy monetizing videos that they deem extremist it seems as if these i.t. giants have no problem restricting user content themselves. but quickly draw a line when the government tries to do so now is this a pick and choose approach or are tech giants correct in trying to prevent government censorship even if they're guilty of censoring content themselves samir khan r. t. washington d.c. . tech giants claim the broad language of the bill would make it counterproductive
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and lead to the suppression of free speech but political satirist amy horowitz believes that fear is a purely motivated through concerns about profits. there's a group think among all these high tech companies and there are certain political ideologies mainstream ideologies which which are for a bit and almost sometimes on their website they're trying to make sure that their political perspective is the one that's dominant on their platforms and that other ideologies other ideas other thoughts are really trying to be shunted to the side and it's quite scary what that means to our democracy this is all about liability this is all about being protected from lawsuits these big i.t. companies don't want some old creepy guy name ronnie you know going about his dirty business and then being sued because of it because the apps to post something on facebook or you tube what have you but this whole argument is all about money and avoid being sued so that's really what at the heart of this issue here. two hundred
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and sixteen people confirmed. quake hit central mexico the epicenter of the seven point one quake was in the state of pueblo some eighty miles southeast of the capital survivors and emergency workers that joining forces to try and save people trapped and collapsed buildings. meanwhile just over a week. devastated the caribbean and southern parts of the u.s. maria is sweeping a similar destructive path category five winds blasting through prior to rico with florida bracing for another hit. as the details. according to the national hurricane center's five pm advisory maria remains
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a category five packing sustained winds of one hundred sixty five miles per hour president trump declared a state of emergency for puerto rico which authorizes the department of homeland security and fema to coordinate all disaster relief efforts now three people died when early march when hurricane earl my house. or to recoat two weeks ago this hurricane maria is expected to pass directly through the u.s. territory so obviously a lot of people you know hoping for the best bracing for the worst roundup of the news this hour don't forget you can find is all over social media on facebook and of course a website that's all to dot com i'll be back at the top of the hour so stay with us .
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well you know the fires they were kind of adopted because we were called pirates for so long. i mean they're in the small boats next to the hard pool of ships and it's. the little self to big told fish already ninety percent of the dot and it won't become their. condo fifteen scoops seventy five tons two and they do it several times a day with a big fleet oh you get an idea why. we have to understand we could not stay used to just. be with miss the deal because. i'm doing this because i want the for the future world to future generations to have and enjoy the ocean we have.
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the one word that aptly describes american politics today is divisions the line that divides liberals from conservatives is deep and even worrisome to make things worse there are some of the same dividing lines within the major political parties can these breaches the mend. live .
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time lindsay francis is the boss broadcasting around the world from washington d.c. tonight the united nations general assembly is underway we take you there with reactions to the ceiling words from president donald trump aimed right at north korea and french president emanuel is in hot water as he pushes forward massive reform to france's labor laws to the protests also my guest former u.s. attorney commissioner bart chilton breaks down what we might expect from the federal reserve's open market committee meeting and what it's pronouncements mean for you and from the stand by starts right now.
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the united states is running the highest trade deficit in more than eight years according to the commerce department it's up eight point five percent jumping to one hundred twenty three point one billion dollars that's up from a first quarter result of one hundred thirteen and a half billion it was the biggest deficit since the fourth quarter of two thousand and eight this is the broadest measure of u.s. trade and reflects in part a drop in fines and penalties paid by foreign companies included in this metric is goods and services investment flows and other payments between the united states and the world though exports are getting a lift from a pick up in global growth and a drop in the value of the u.s. dollar against other currencies weaker dollar makes american products more competitive on foreign markets. and over to new york now where. didn't trump made the debut on the united stations world stage during his speech he blasted the north
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korean government and called out other countries by name artists twenty chavez breaks down some of the biggest moments of the speech. today was a very big moment at the u.n. general assembly especially for president donald trump he took his turn on the world stage for the very first time he spoke a little over forty minutes and while the theme of the speech was patriotism and national sovereignty he used this opportunity to send a very powerful message to north korea and its leader kim jong own who he calls rocket man the united states has great strength and patients but if it is forced to defend itself words. we will have no choice but to totally destroy north korea rocket. is on a suicide mission for him so and for his regime the united states is ready willing and able but hopefully this will not be notices that's what the united
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nations is all about. that's what the united nations is for let's see how they do trump who has previously warned of quote fire and fury if young and does not back down claim that quote no one has shown more contempt for other nations and for the well being of their own people and the depression for team in north korea he said it is time for north korea to realize that the denuclearization is the only acceptable future he also saying china and russia for joining the bow to impose new sanctions on north korea another big moment was when trump said the iranian government is that quote economically depleted rogue state whose chief export is violence the arraigning government masks and corrupt dictatorship behind the false guise of a democracy it has turned a wealthy country with
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a rich history and culture into an economically depleted rogue state whose chief exports are vile bloodshed and chaos the longest suffering victims of iran's leaders are in fact its own people trump said the world can't allow the quote murderous regime to continue its destabilizing activities and that its government must quote stop supporting terrorists begin serving its own people and respect the sovereign rights of its neighbors at one point he also not the twenty fifteen nuclear deal with iran by calling it an embarrassment meanwhile trump also used this time to call out other countries including venezuela the venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing their democratic institutions are being destroyed this situation is completely unacceptable and we cannot stand by and watch as
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a responsible neighbor and friend we. have a go. that goal is to help them regain their freedom recover their country. or their democracy the president added that the u.s. is prepared to take further action at the dentist walen government first this reporting in new york trinity chavez r.t. . trinity chavez joins us now live from new york trying to be on top of these threats trump has also talked about adding muscle to the military tell us more about that. that's right lindsey the u.s. senate passed its version of a seven hundred billion dollar defense policy bill on monday backing the president's call for a bigger stronger military and said today at the u.n. that soon our military will be the strongest it's ever been the twelve hundred page bill also includes a wide range of provisions that include a two percent military pay raise and an eight point five billion dollars to
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strengthen the missile defense as north korea conducts nuclear ballistic missile tests lindsay thank you very much trying to charge us for us up there new york thank you. well the federal reserve's open markets committee is meeting today and tomorrow so what should we expect when they make policy pronouncements moral let's bring in former u.s. treasury questioner part shelton barr to help us break it down for us look at the future what do we think what do we think of these analysts they suggest there will not be any interest rate hike increase tomorrow but might they take some sort of action we can expect. i think what they're probably going to do is announce some sort of getting rid of their big portfolio of four point five trillion dollars in u.s. securities these are securities that they bought in the wake of two thousand and eight after they had reduced interest rates in order to provide liquidity and some
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stimulus trying to fuel inject the economy which it did the recession could have even been worse but now they've got to get rid of those so they have to be careful in how they do it but we could probably expect them to at least lay out how they're going to go about that and hopefully it will take place without any big impact the market moves all right let's talk about those market moves given things like the record stock in recent days and other positive metrics we've seen which key data points well they these members actually be looking at. now and in the future to make their policy determinations. well you're right they will be looking at markets and as you've covered me we keep seeing record highs today we saw the dow jones industrial average hit the forty first record high of the year and markets are up twelve plus percentage point on the year we also saw high close the s. and p.
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five hundred today a high close for at nasdaq so markets are looking pretty powerful but i think they'll also look at g.d.p. growth you know it was slacking in the first quarter at one point two percent the second quarter up positive at three percent but whether or not that will continue as the president and his economic advisers say will remains to be seen particularly in light of the hurricanes some smaller things that i think they'll look at lindsay have a look at housing and new housing numbers just came out today second month in a row where housing starts are down but optimistically housing permits are up particularly for multifamily housing up nineteen point six percent also look at autos which have taken a beating in the last eight months those are down we saw that that comes off of a high by the way up to the last eight months of this high before that so it's not
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all that bad although the automakers by and large are taking a hit particularly feel chrysler who was down nine percent in august and then they just had an announcement today a recall of a bunch of ram trucks because they might catch on fire good thing to get those vehicles back in and i think those are the sort of key things they'll be looking at and but by and large the economy is you report all the time lindsay pretty positive and things are going well i don't see any major melt. downs occurring and i don't think the monetary policy the fed embarks upon whatever they announce tomorrow should impact the economy ok let's turn to geopolitics now in a seemingly more and more uncertain world we've seen president trump at the u.n. this week amid increased tensions with north korea increased military budget and he is using to back up those threats how are those things considered by the f a o i'm
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say. well they do look at them but you know like a lot of these things lindsey that. tweet to the president tree tweets it's tough to get a handle on really where he is i mean is he you know teleprompter trump or is he unbridled off the cuff the guy with is a thumbs on the tweeting buttons so it remains to be seen how they'll look at it but by and large i think they take what he's been clued in the comments that you were just covering about rocket man on a suicide mission and totally destroyed north korea i think they look at those things or take those things with not just a grain but perhaps a shovel full of salt all right let's talk about domestic policy is now trump has joined with democrats i know you called for this by the way to have our government shutdown pass an extension of the debt ceiling provide the hurricane disaster assistance everyone was waiting for now there's another potential table democrats
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on doc at the children who have arrived in the u.s. with their parents is this also possibly increased cooperation on capitol hill part of the f.o. emcees calculus. i think so lindsey they will look at that and particularly with regard to whether or not the debt ceiling needs political attention which it will sometime at the beginning of the year you know they passed an essentially an open ended checkbook on the debt ceiling and whatever the debt ceiling is whatever that level is nineteen point whatever trillion it will be on december eighth which is when the bill runs out they'll have that. yeah but then the treasury will have a couple of months to figure out how they're going to pay for it before they come to congress on the other hand the continuing resolution that's the funding the government that remains to be seen whether or not there is going to be some shenanigans at the end of the road when whether or not the government will actually shut down again after december eight right waiting for december eighth so with all
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of this what should we expect tomorrow and going forward. so on the on the fed i think we're going to go ahead and see no rate increases maybe in december unless they shut the december shut the government down in december eighth the meeting is on the i think twelfth and thirteenth the fed meeting and i do think there'll be some tapering getting rid of this portfolio all these trillions of dollars in government bonds etc. and former u.s. trading commission are thank you so much for joining us on this. thanks lindsay. time now for a quick break stick around though because when we get back the opioid crisis is causing financial panic in small town america the race is on to get it in front of the addiction epidemic and save lives on tight budgets also economist steve keen gives us a look at what french president emanuel mccaughan faces as he pushes for labor law changes as we go to break few of the numbers because in the.
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really. it's a clamp down by state and federal authorities after credit monitoring giant equifax suffered a cyber attack compromising about one hundred forty three million americans and around four hundred thousand u.k. residents it has since traced the security breach joy software. a flaw that could have been fixed well before the burglary occurred in letters to executives fellow credit monitoring companies experian and trans union new york attorney general eric schneiderman expressed both his disdain and asked the companies to explain what cybersecurity they have in place and whether fees will be waived on possible consumer credit freeze this because of this breach equifax has announced that it is
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bulking up call centers and waiving fees for credit freezes its chief information officer and chief security officer are out of the company equifax faces lawsuits filed by state attorneys general and a multitude of class action suits which are sure to pile up in short order. just last month president trump called america's opioid crisis and national emergency however he has yet to officially declare it as one technically which would give states more funding to deal with it based on the latest figures a former a formal emergency declaration might eventually be necessary though for more on this we're joined now by. one how much has the opioid crisis actually cost this country well at the national level it's expected to be about eighty billion dollars but when you break it down region by region it gets
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a little more complicated than that the tolls of overdose and death resulting from the opioid crisis have soared over the past two decades on top of that being one of the worst health crises of our time it's also turning into a massive financial burden that many american communities are grappling with an analysis by reuters takes a look at ross county ohio which saw steady increase in opiate addiction since two thousand and nine on top of the costs associated with that rate hike the county's budget is being pressured by other resulting circumstances nearly said. five percent of the two hundred kids that were placed into state care had parents suffering from addiction that means specialist counseling longer stays in state care and therapy as a result the county's child services budget jumped from one point three million to two point four million dollars for a region that has a total budget of twenty three million dollars that kind of increase leads lawmakers to wonder what they can cut to make it work and that's just one example
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there are plenty of other small towns across the us that are struggling with the exact same problem between having enough medical personnel on call to prosecuting opioid related crimes it's become nearly impossible to cover in mercer county west virginia an area with a twelve million dollars budget opioid related jail expenses jumped by one hundred thousand dollars since two thousand and fifteen indiana county pennsylvania autopsy and toxicology costs jumped one hundred sixty five thousand dollars in two thousand and sixteen nearly double the rate in two thousand and ten and in montgomery county ohio the coroner's office had to look to funeral homes to rent space for bodies so it's not a problem unique to one region of the us but if the rate of addiction continues to rise it will be the small towns with small budgets that have the hardest time affording to fight it. i'm without that emergency declaration how do they get that federal funding a lot of blame hasn't placed on doctors and pharmaceutical companies but insurance
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companies are in the spotlight to what can you tell us about that right so when the opiate crisis really started increasing wildly and taking off it was local and state governments started filing lawsuits against pharma companies for their perceived role in the crisis we also saw blame on doctors for overprescribing first insurance companies are really only getting flak for not providing enough coverage for rehab or maybe the outpatient rehab that you might want to participate in after you're inpatient or something like that but in new york the attorney general. is investigating why some insurance companies are covering opioids but they're not covering safer alternatives that are less addictive and that's because they're more expensive so since the new york attorney general is now looking into this we could see other state attorney generals or even just regular state lawmakers also launch their own investigations similar to the one in new york like we saw with the lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies at the state and local level they all kind of happened one after the other and encourage them to all start investigating
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ok quickly before we go the impact of the crisis on the u.s. economy as a whole so about eighty billion dollars seventy eight point five to be exact but it's a pretty conservative estimate because of the way it disregards a lot of. things that contribute to the spence is exactly it doesn't really look at how it affects family finances which then has a very direct impact on the u.s. economy so it's expected to be eighty billion dollars but it's most likely way more than that especially you talk about grandparents the bills their footing just to raise things their grandchildren it's been talked about a lot thank you so much for. the words heard across france and around the world spoken by french president emmanuel macron i am fully determined and i won't see any ground not to slackers
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nor cynics nor hardliners in early september the french government announced changes to its labor code it essentially switches bargaining protections and payout power workers to employers kicked off protests and more are expected joining us now for more please welcome from london professor steve keen economist and author of can we avoid another financial crisis look unemployment is high growth is low you call a classic neo liberal politician charismatic campaigner a pedestrian and often. you say economic plan is to basically turn france into an economic textbook one o one but it's not the real world of governance explain that. no this is this is what's so frustrating seeing people like mcallen who was so convinced that they are correct because the model of the economy that they have in their heads which they learned at university. tells them the unemployment that
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causes wages is too high and the reason that frontal influence on france is because the rigidity to live a system so if your liberal laws are inverted commas you end up with the low wages and therefore high employment and everything is ok it is total nonsense it's applying a marker economic perspectives to a macro economic to share and if you cut wages for everybody there expenditure folds and if the expenditure pulls jaideep a fals piper saucily is much so it's a recipe for disaster and it's identifying the wrong factor as the cause of the process in france and you have talked about the france personal debt crisis and the usa in two thousand and seven a jump in both countries you can address this effectively one percent up to nearly ten percent we're saying in that country. yeah no income because here is the europe the only way you that this can be addressed is by national government
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deciding to use the central central banks capability to create money to put that money into people's personal and what have you managed to do it corporate bank accounts and use that's reduced profit dead the basically an accounting operation. of converting what is currently credit bias money in to see it bag by its money but of course concede that france does not have a central bank that comp be done so he's on a hiding to nothing to make the french economy was. and then to weigh the consequences ok will the e.u. and the euro. feeding feeding into france and france feeding into that it's the third largest economy there are people in the e.u. who seem happy about a possible invigoration by these words how strong is the sway there. because he i mean he is the shining hope of the european union unity ticket and of
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course if you look at what's being done by far as charismatic characters like junk i pod mispronounces and i'm probably. the somebody who. wants to bring about a you know a united states of europe with a central treasury in brussels run by the european union bureaucrats and you know he said no matter what that's what he wants to achieve similar surely surely he wants to discipline all the other members as if that literally he's on wood and you're fond in yanis varoufakis is in the room just the other countries in the same way that germany is disciplined by the school rigidity. that's nobody is happy about that in that mcallen comes along as a charismatic young man saw it's a whole new political party wins in a landslide and he's now the guys actually got power to do something about that the need to join can all. have and they hope that he can lead they can lead them to the
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promised land of a lot of sites of europe it's not going to happen well let's talk about the youth which has plenty of charisma what do you think about john luke miller's head of the left wing france the party as of late april running for president he was showing ninety percent of the vote in the french presidential election campaign he's calling for a september twenty third march because my crohn's changes social qubits ha parties members number in over half a million mostly young kitty effectively mobilize this and possibly cause a change. i mean i don't know enough about him but comparisons i could draw comparisons to grill are in italy and rely on has managed to. build a popular movement but also get three of the four opposition parties they do agree to the concept of bringing in a parallel currency if they become the government now i don't know how much this is gone was about the economics and what the result of those sorts of andi's.
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certainly he was going to be the main beneficiary of the anger that people are feeling towards him across which is only going to ross. well let's talk about the employers the unions they're pushing for this they pushed for this for quite some time for years in fact. maybe some surprise on their part and the strongest unions are pushing hard for this how strong is their voice in france right now. you know. the employers always push for this sort of thing this is what's being done in the west. meaning by the west the anglo-saxon countries they have basically crushed the unions there was no union consulted no no no union power to the man for wise roces all the workers rights in any of the major you and countries and in that situation the work that you have the employers have won so to speak but what they've done is they've managed to reduce the power the amount of money and power they give to the workers and it's being match more than matched by an increase in
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the power of the bankers over them and of course now they're trying to cause inflation in those countries and the inflation because of this work is a gating wage rises that exceed by reproductivity and now they despairing. draws employment in america's other climb. friends will end up in the same trap and it's ending up in the same trap without its own currency which is even worse professor steve keen economist and author of can we avoid another financial crisis thank you for your time. usually when we say flush with cash we mean someone has a lot of extra money while in geneva it's taken on a whole new meaning it started a few months ago when the european central bank announced plans to stop printing five hundred euro notes shortly thereafter a massive amounts of hundred euro notes were found stuffed in toilets days later more a five hundred euro bank notes were found softer more toilets ironically costing
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thousands of swiss francs to fix so what prompted this sudden desire to literally pour money down the drain well no one really knows for sure however it's important to note that the e.c.b. is reason to quit printing five hundred was a combat crime thanks for watching. prescribe medication is widespread on the u.s. market frequent cause of death at that point in my life i just felt like everything was ashes my family was literally coming unglued i had actually planned. to commit suicide watch all who has made antidepressants so commonly used we were doing what the doctors told us to do we were being responsible and what the real side effects . was is simply alter what i did was done on a cocktail of legal drugs. just because
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something's legal doesn't mean it's. the one word that describes american politics today is divisions the line that divides liberals from conservatives is deep and even worrisome to make things worse there are some of the same dividing lines within the major political parties can these breaches the mend. well you know that they were kind of adopted because we were called pirates for so long. i mean they're in this small boat sniffs you don't harp on ships and it's. the limo self to be told fish already ninety percent of the dot and it won't be common or. concept fifteen's.
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on easter. but if you don't i'm not going to win you any bullshit i'm. sure you know cynical as he sees them and. donald trump bashes iran syria and north korea in his first speech at the un general assembly but its overall tone sounds remarkably similar to the speeches of his predecessors. in america we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone i do not think that america can or should impose our system of government i'll become. as catalonia i just close with an official independence votes and spanish government tries to stifle dissent and seizing more than a million pieces of referendum material and summoning thirty seven local mass to call it plus.

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