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we're going to have to leave it there but thank you so much for your time and your comments stay andy brown sports journalist. a libyan man who lost his whole family during a nato bombardment in the country is planning to take his fight for justice to the european court for human rights the international alliance reportedly dropped two bombs on his house during a campaign back in two thousand and eleven. by the new now we do need to explain why our house and other houses were showing all the military targets i don't understand why nato targeted our house sadly my dear wife died as well as my cousins my innocent children and all neighbors friends were there with us it was a monstrous crime and nato has the latest equipment and technology which allows them to accurately determine the target of the nato cross struck specifically at night when people were in their home they intentionally hit civilian targets hospitals schools gas stations they destroyed all the infrastructure they were
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killing civilians and destroying civilian infrastructure apparently knowing there were no weapons that. you can see here on the map where the shelling took place by nato forces as described thirteen people were killed in the attack including three children he made his house may have been targeted because his father was a general who served under libya's former leader moammar gadhafi but says it was just his family home with no weapons or threats there the lawsuit was filed almost seven years ago but he's facing an uphill struggle since then to actually get his case into a court nato argues that it had no evidence suggesting civilians were in the house at the time of the bombing however it could lead says his lawyers have now found a way to overcome the alliance's immunity in such incidents and he hopes his case will cite a precedent for those who have also lost their families. when we gathered our families in different parts of libya we found
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a man whose wife daughter and son as well as his mother died during the shelling there were other families in other cities a lot of families we compiled a report on all identified victims after having documented in photograph the materials so that this case could become a historical precedent. murder rates in the u.s. city of baltimore skyrocketed in two thousand and seventeen with fifty six killings per one hundred thousand people a new record for the city that already has a reputation for being dangerous and crime ridden. your cities your body american urban decay more depressingly than the city of baltimore baltimore struggles with a record high murder rate. murder. oh. yes baltimore there is
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a robust active crime strategy. that all comes as baltimore has been rocked by the ongoing trials and one of america's biggest police corruption scandals the gun trace task force an elite group of plainclothes officers were supposed to be reducing violence and crime however and now it seems they have actually been adding to it six out of eight members of the group have pled guilty to charges of organized crime including extortion and drug dealing artists america has
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a story. the baltimore police department is now involved in one of the biggest scandals in u.s. law enforcement history for months now the court system has been trying to investigate corruption within the city's police force eight officers are on trial over drug trafficking racketeering robbery and planting fake evidence like drugs and. we would create false reports to cover up the robberies we were involved in. it was like a win if life were got to weigh with a lot of things if proven guilty the officers may face twenty to one hundred years in prison and six of them have already pleaded guilty and are now acting as witnesses in hopes of softening the movement verdict and their lawyers claim the officer still feel to over what they've done mr jenkins is extremely remorseful he's been remorseful for a long time even before these charges were brought and he's relieved that today finally he was publicly able to accept responsibility for their client sorry for
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what they did or should. be sorry to see regretful of what what happened i really don't have any comment meanwhile officers cases continue to be dismissed with hundreds under review and most of them involve incidents of officer switching off their body cameras to plant trucks or guns and then reenact seizing the evidence they had already planted. we talked to christopher urban who founded a group that helps former convicts back into society he's concerned about innocent people being set up by the authorities with fake evidence gas going to jail for things that they didn't do so now you know when you look at the news and you see that these polices are corrupt these are the same guys that we lock in people would you know sit in the jail shake reports put guns on drugs and it's so sad to assemble you look at the police to be semi that you could trust in your city somebody that you can call but you can't even call him because you don't know if he will come for you call rob you will have a case maybe it's so sad because
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a commission in baltimore doing nothing you know at night is so scary as to be outside because you don't know if you'll give rob bullshit you know you look for the police to protect you and it did not go on it. still to come in the program the f.b.i. is taking on the white house over the possible release of a classified memo find out why the agency could be against that release after a short break.
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the currency market itself is still on track to eclipse the global banking all adopt only which is what we need what we want and i've always said it's a bank starkiller that's the primary is a big point of the. welcome back the u.s. president looks set to release a classified memo which could potentially reveal f.b.i. wrongdoing and it's resulted in a public clash between the white house and the bureau the f.b.i. has complained that it wasn't given sufficient time to review the content while saying it had grave concerns that the facts had been removed from the memo the u.s.
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house intelligence committee voted to release it on monday meanwhile democratic representative adam schiff says the changes have been made without proper approval and called for the white house to drop the release the memo was originally drafted by the chairman of the u.s. house intelligence committee. now the chairman spokesperson has revealed that some of those changes actually came at the request of democrats explaining that other changes included minor edits grammatical fixes and two edits requested by the f.b.i. this all comes after donald trump was caught on hot mike confirming he will release the damning memo but really great work on. your. it is claimed the document reveals f.b.i. abuse of the foreign intelligence surveillance act particularly with regards to claims found in the infamous trump dossier it confirmed it could damage confidence not only in the bureau but also in the ongoing probe into trump's alleged russian
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links some republican house members who said they've read the memo have called it shocking and worse than the watergate scandal however some democrats in congress say the calls to really release the document are nothing more than another plot engineered by the kremlin after the hashtag released the memo spread on social media in the us politicians put pressure on the platforms to find evidence of russian bots but nothing to indicate that was found and the marines mainstream media went even further suggesting the chairman who drafted the memo could be a russian agent himself. and. isn't possible the republican chair of the house intel committee has been compromised by the russians was a possibility at all the russian agents running the house intel committee on the republican side i'd hope that's not the case i mean this is behavior speak not the first person who's raised this he's behaving like someone who's been compromised.
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investigators reportedly are interested in stuns advocacy for better relations with russia any vote for stein is a vote that otherwise would have gone to hillary. donna brazil would seemingly buy into false russian fuel propaganda spread by both the russians and her opponent about our candidates. if those objections the senator from kentucky the four i was. before i read this if there's objection you are achieving the objectives of letting me know what the democrats want to answer that question is dead the new is a russian agent with yes but they know that they'll be sort of laughed off the
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stage for getting into conspiracy theories i've never thought this is about russia collusion which isn't even illegal if it was i simply think this is about finding a way to stop a powerful force that they can't figure out how to stop democrats in our country this was invented by them it was politically weaponized through the f.b.i. and other levels of our federal government and it's the only way they figured out how to stop or break the tie the american people have to this president. the beginning of the mayoral election campaign and the japanese city of now go again highlighted the issue of american military presence in the country japan central government and authorities in okinawa where u.s. troops are currently station have been in battle over the possible relocation of the base to the northern city of no go a recent poll shows sixty three percent of voters oppose the relocation only twenty percent support the move the incumbent mayor of the city says a vote for him would be a vote for defending japan's autonomy. zoe chace elections are extremely important
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as they will have a great impact on the future of not go in okinawa our country's current administration is attacking us with attempts to sway the power these elections are meant to define japanese democracy and our tanami we're asking people from all over the country for their understanding okinawa is in a difficult situation right now but if many people support us we will continue what we're doing in one thousand nine hundred six a review by japan and the us decided the american base should be relocated to the remote area of neck our neck oka the decision was made in order to reduce the military impact on the populated communities of southern okinawa but there has since been numerous crimes committed concerning the us military presence there.
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activists in okinawa believe the japanese government has been turning a blind eye to the tense situation playing out in the region. and they are mistaken i mean it is a student body o.t.c. using that it could have a nation of the day but another candidate is a fucked up by japanese center government so he uglies. is location of the then don't you meet a face in the most people against. the new me to be based construction is government job is government thuggery ignoring the voice against
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democracy and against division if the. accept a base they can get the money many citizens who knows the troops the sox really. a japanese government sent have sent. ministers money and all the mccall. fake news of but we let loose we will be in. a player up of the new three now but i'll be back at the top of the hour with more and don't forget you can always had to our website our two dot com for the details on all today's top stories or you can find us on any of your favorite social media platforms.
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i want to show people of russia that there is another point of view and this is the goal of my campaign i know you can't win on the elections where only always we feel there is no threat of talking what would be if i would win i will never win on the elections like in a casino where one with katrina we. this is harlan kentucky. with all the boys it was. a coal mining city with no coal mines left. the jobs are gone all the polarizer said i'd. love to see these people the survivors of disappearing before
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their eyes. i remember thinking when i was younger that if anything ever happened to the coal mines here that it would become a ghost town but i never thought in a million years i would see that and it's happened it's happened. for. ratings and sell you. well hark watchers we made it we survived our first state of the union brought to you by your favorite brand name in chief and mine president donald j. trump the the hour and twenty some odd minute long speech was the usual political
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theater that we've been subjected to time and again you know blah blah blah blah blah and clear vision rights mission blah blah blah american heroes blah blah blah terrorism blah blah blah jobs blah blah blah evil terrorism blah blah blah time to round up guantanamo whoa whoa wait a minute what was the last part about roll that back let me hear that last part of you do reexamined our military detention policy and to keep open the detention facilities in guantanamo bay. i'm sorry yes donald trump is bringing back guantanamo bay flexing his inner george w. bush the donald announced with glee at the state of the union tuesday night that he
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has put is ignatz or an executive order instructing secretary depends james mattis to once again make went on a mowbray to get the order and struck secretary mabus to develop in the next ninety days the new policy on the transfer of terrorists to our no notorious prison camp in cuba and on battlefield the tensions in the war on terror in general justified his good mold love by declaring quote terrorists who do things like place bombs in civilian hospitals are evil when possible we have no choice but to annihilate them when necessary we must be able to detain and question. i guess in the world a maga it appears to to be. thousand and two all over again jay z. get shut out the grammys and get loans open for business and torture which is why you know it and i know it it's time to start watching the hawks. you. want to
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deal with the. real thing. as if you were part of it. like you but i got. it so. well from one of all the watching the hard tyrrel target. and. get mo mo back on the scene obama's but all those years trying to close that kind of sort of not really. dried out are. just so i whole bunch of a voted for him but he didn't drive that hard. well donald the donald was no good mostly back and better than any other area because what we need is more torture more prison can't it just didn't work
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right the first time we don't know how to pick up where george bush george w. left off and you go carry that torch past that but it's like now it's i'm going to have no i mean this is just all part of it from my from my personal perspective this is absolutely again this is the kind of militaristic nationalism that has led us into the war on terror that's very true you know this is the kind of militaristic nationalism that even you know bill clinton as far as during his time in office and pushing this idea that we have to get evil and we have to go here and somehow if we have this magical camp in cuba we can bring them there and we'll learn so much to waterboard them hundreds of times and get them to tell us what we're worried about we want to hear right one please go where preferences are. waterboarding each other to train for the apocalypse this is not something it's not as if they don't know it's coming in out of the first of all it's against everything we stand for exactly justified continue on into the speech very long.
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to say the union i'm justified is most saying terrorists are not merely criminals they are lawful enemy combatants and when captured overseas they should be treated like the terrorists they are which i think clearly that was probably inserted by legal counsel because remember that enemy combatants by throwing them away in a hole over ten years and not giving them any kind of due process or legal rights of the human being or anything like that that we just conveniently ignore because once you paint someone with the label of terrorist. thrown out the window they're no longer human beings in that mentality in that thinking. it's pretty ridiculous isn't it. omar venters actually. director of programs at the physicians for human rights read in a statement to the press that we strongly condemn president decision to pay attention that are open the facility is a symbol of us torture and injustice known around the world and that's true we've
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seen it time after time it has about optics you're never going to fix the optics that get no it's not how we do things it's not how we should do and again this is sort of rhetoric that gets thrown around not really helpful no and it's estimated right now that keeping a prisoner in costs keeping all that place open and all that mess is four hundred forty million. and i'm sorry i don't want four hundred forty million of my tax dollars wasted keeping one time obey open so we can torture and throw people in there and let's remember that a lot of the people thrown in there were people just kind of handed over by local warlords they weren't even real high on the food chain of terrorism majority there . you were there but ultimately at the end of the day most people were essentially like just people in their own country we picked up maybe terrorists maybe not never went to trial never proven if they were grown and i don't know we were down there weren't all of this. but what's worse is the resistance that democrats
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put up to this we saw. yesterday. no resistance i'm sorry what they did was act like children this is the kind of stuff that was you know everybody looked down the democrats and they're down their nose out at the republicans for doing for eight years to obama and then they turn around and there they are they are pouting and. and i'm tired whatever and all looking at each other you know a dramatic a walkout doesn't tell me that you actually care and i think that if the democrats want to win back liberal voters live quote unquote liberal voters they're going to have to change their tactic because what i didn't see was resisting i saw temper i saw tantrums. are you going to saw that the blows we're literally wrangler of like little schoolchildren were because she told everybody earlier oh you should be polite and just sit there lately and then the biggest means of the morning.
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in the face of what some are calling unprecedented opposition from residents conservation groups and business owners washington state governor jay inslee denied a proposal from vancouver energy to build the united states' largest rail to marine terminal in vancouver washington along the columbia river governor inslee noted three major reasons for the rejection first that quote in the event of an earthquake seismic conditions at the site present an unacceptable and potentially catastrophic risk to the public second that the impacts of a columbia river oil spill on water quality wetlands and fish and wildlife would not be significant and cannot be sufficiently mitigated and finally that the council found that emergency responders are on likely. to be able to successfully respond to a major incident at the facility he made the decision based on a recommendation for the washington state energy facility site as alue ation council who recommended denying the proposal vancouver energy however thinks that
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their recommendation is faulty and stated in an official statement that quote rejecting essential infrastructure on the basis of risks the evaluation council found to be extremely unlikely is no way to govern the extremely unlikely risks earthquakes which are not extremely unlikely in the state of wisconsin small or out earthquakes actually occur there every day and in fact according to the washington state department of natural resources due to its geological setting washington state has the second highest risk in the u.s. for a large damaging earthquakes the other recenter energy thinks is unlikely. train accidents and around the same like they should have educated themselves on the news or on the twenty sixteen mosher oregon train accident that spilled over fifty thousand gallons of oil in and around the columbia river it took twenty eight local and regional fire departments and had as much pain from two states to control the
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spill and fire and they're still cleaning up after it maybe it's time to tell big oil they better get with big safety if they want to do business in washington state to the future you know it's interesting too that i like about that wow look at a politician standing up for his constituents and actually saying no to big money and big lobbying and big oil with all of that and saying you know what the cause way the negative is a dangerous thing i don't want. no you can't put this part of this. can't transfer this oil through here though i haven't yet and the idea that it's essential infrastructure is ludicrous it's essential for them to make money yet that is not an essential infrastructure and they sort of play this game of of being like it's great our dependence on foreign oil which is already going down so they're not saving us from anything they're not spamming washington state from anything and the railroad tracks are six hundred feet from the columbia river this also which leads
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out eventually into the pacific ocean there's so many bad things but there isn't and as you were telling me earlier words like when you look at the old spill and look at like you know the impact it had on that island it's incredible exactly so june it was june third twenty sixteen a union pacific train carrying oil from north dakota derailed in the columbia river gorge in oregon and fork four cars caught fire. the same amount of cars leaked about forty two thousand gallons of bach and crude from north carolina such crude oil morris about one hundred ten thousand gallons of that were recovered from the town's waste water system lee and the bob schwartz is a project manager manager of oregon's department of environmental quality had told n.p.r. that while drinking water in the area is fine that the concentrations that we found of benzene was eighteen hundred parts per billion which is approximately ten times
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higher than a screening level for what we would concern us what would concern us for animals living in a wetland so it's horrible for the environment and this is a positive story because this is this is people stepping up and saying we don't want this and those are put down this a good happy story that way yeah of course you're going to have people who are going to complain about it because well of course because you know we're breeding just grooming jobs like look at melvin who are energy you know good because they got to get on the tip of like well no harm. thing we're big oil we don't do anything bad. and look at all these jobs that we could bring like that and tried to sell people three hundred twenty full time jobs during the terminal construction which is one time all the jobs going to building one hundred seventy direct onsite jobs one hundred seventy. four hundred forty direct offsite jobs ok for talk about maybe six hundred seven hundred jobs so far and seven point eight million in tax
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revenue annually compared to water you can't drink soil that's totally destroyed and polluted how many millions in clean up that you have to i mean it's incredible when you talk about the money in the spent on cleaning up the messes when they occur and that seven million dollars a year isn't going to cut it when a spill happened the average cost me united states of cleaning up after a spill just stopping the spill and then cleanup and mitigating all of the damage. is at least sixteen dollars per gallon so when you put them into into numbers the deepwater horizon cost about ten billion dollars and the exxon valdez once you. adjust for inflation was six billion dollars so something tells me if you've got tens of thousands of gallons rolling on train tracks next to a river in your big and we want to dredge the columbia river and we want to do all these other things there's city on a number of industries and businesses said we don't want we don't want to we don't want to we don't want to take the road but we have to our quarters don't forget to
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