on the other side of the trade so you've got a double by. breaking news this hour two people are confirmed dead and around seventy injured in a train crash in the us state of south carolina. also a rebel group downs a russian fighter jet in the northwest of syria and executes the pilot. revelations of a declassified memo claim the f.b.i. and u.s. justice department secured a warrant to spy on donald trump's twenty six the election campaign using a highly dubious report. and sports price tribunal court overturned the lifetime bans of thirty nine explaining the evidence used to prove. it was insufficient.
to the weekly here in r.t. international live from moscow with me daniel hawkins rev you are today thanks for joining us on the program first of an update on our breaking news from the united states where it's been reported that two people have died and more than seventy injured in a train crash in south carolina or at least eight crew and one hundred thirty nine passengers on board and amtrak and freight train collided around two thirty in the morning local time as a result the front engine was derailed as well as a number of passenger carriages when update you on that one we know more details. the syrian rebel fighters have shot down a russian jet in syria's province then killed the pilot and verify video of the incident has been posted online by the militants.
a lot of work. to do over the. good you've done with theirs and i see the somebody from out of the norm. would be. the. second video has also surfaced online reportedly showing the rebels posing with the dead body of the pilots just a warning you may find the following images distressing. the clip appears to show one of the militants taking a selfie next to the victim others are also taking pictures and chanting rushes the phones ministry says the plane was shot down using a portable surface to air missile shortly after the attack to syrian rebel groups claimed they were behind it the first is widely believed to be affiliated with a former al nusra front. in the past received weapons from washington the second
is the for itself which is covertly allied to al qaida in syria russia moved quickly to take action carrying out a number of strikes in the province more than thirty militants were killed as a result. of friday saw the release of a memo alleging the f.b.i. and justice department to be used the powers to secure a warrant to spy on trump's election campaign putting the us to geisha trumps links to russia in doubt which didn't go down well with the mainstream media did you ever watch those north koreans who stepping in line the republican party is so much like that people need to start taking to the streets this is a t.v. this is a tipping point for our democracy declassify this memo for fundamentally a political purpose. well the memo outlines the warrant was used for surveillance of a former trump aide it was granted using a highly controversial dossier legibly funded by the democratic party if they are
those accused of not revealing the bias behind the document or the f.b.i. extended the warrant on three separate occasions and the contradicting testimonies of the f.b.i.'s former chief and deputy director last year have left many questioning whether the agency has become political. takes a look at what this means for american politics. if indeed the obama administration used the department of justice and the f.b.i. to spy on trump during the campaign this could be quite a scandal it would discredit the d.o.j. and the f.b.i. as nonpartizan a law enforcers and destroy the democrats now the democratic leadership doesn't want to be destroyed so here's a few of their last ditch efforts to keep their boat afloat. now adam schiff from the democratic side of the house intelligence committee says the republicans edited the document to fit their political agenda he says he's
preparing a memo of his own that will expose the misleading character of the document. as expressed during our initial review we have grave concerns about material emissions affect the fundamental impact the most accuracy. discovered late tonight the chairman new news made material changes to the memo he sent to the white house changes not approved by the committee the white house therefore reviewing the document the committee has not approved for release however some of these changes came at the request of the democrats and the f.b.i. themselves others included minor edits and grammatical fixes. and it never hurts to throw russia into the mix is it possible that the republican chairman of the house intel committee has been compromised by the russians as
a possible of the actual russian agents running the house intel committee on the republican side i hope that's not the case that this whole big stir is over just for pieces of paper but those four pieces of paper contain vital information information with potentially enough voltage to light up washington d.c. for months if not years. r.t. new york. a former cia analyst and whistleblower john kiriakou says this follows what the f.b.i. has been doing for years. this contains some troubling evidence of f.b.i. malfeasance those of us who are critics of the f.b.i. have been saying this for years this is how the f.b.i. does business they do it surreptitiously they do it by stabbing people in the back they do it by setting people up by entrapping them by tricking them and that's exactly what they did with the place of court they played the face of court judge by not telling them the source of this deal does the they plead that judge by not telling them that this was
a partisan. report and and they got their warrant they got their warrant anyway. the court of arbitration for sport overturned the lifetime bans of twenty eight russian athletes on thursday as well as reinstating the assault elim pick models or part of the doping scandal dating back to twenty fourteen with russia accused of widespread substance abuse eleven other athletes sort of also removed but will not compete at the upcoming games in south korea or the decision to uphold the appeals was met with disappointment within the international olympic committee gas arbitrators unanimously found that the evidence put forward by the i.o.c. in relation to this matter did not have the same weight in each individual case this is why in twenty eight cases the evidence collected was found to be insufficient to establish that's an anti-doping rule violation was committed by the
athletes concerned. this does not mean that these twenty eight actually start declared in a sense but in their case due to insufficient evidence the appears so held the sanctions and old and their individual results achieved in such reinstated these costs a decision is extremely disappointing and surprising for. the the i.o.c. we would never have expected these these decision. the need for reform. in know the internal structure of costs. r.t.c. goes down often looks back over the announcement that shook the world that would support. team rush o. dog the judgment was swift and he immediately became gospel for much of the olympic
world ever since the infamous report on doping in russia saw the light of day but its claims of a state sponsored conspiracy the pretext for the ban have been shaken to their very foundation in the last few days bombshell one. twenty eight russian athletes make a comeback from a lifetime ban over the past few years the international olympic committee unleashed to the ultimate punishment on them following a damning verdict they cheated the tests it seemed that their dreams careers and lifetime goals were annihilated in one stroke but last thursday the top sports court had a different opinion on that the ban was no more those stripped of their medals got them back the i.o.c. was both red faced and furious its members see the thing with bitterness and resentment but all things considered the i.o.c.
had some trouble standing beside their initial ruling lot of people asking hell the i.o.c. got the brief so wrong that they were able to throw it out so quickly. well let's let's let's you can look at the decision but let's let's see who will be competing here in the games coming up then we can have this conversation again the embarrassment is understandable the court of appeals decision to reverse the ban was among other things based on the testimony of the very same people who convinced the i.o.c. to impose dissensions in the first place the mclaren report didn't find the individual violations of the rules of individual sports men's because there was only a very limited time the team of mr mclaren had fifty seven days thing born sure. to . the russian paralympic team also had its very decided this week two
years ago the doors of the summer games in real were slammed in their faces a blanket ban meant no one was welcome this february a team of almost eighty people will have a shot at the golds as so-called neutral athletes not great but it's something russian are regularly tested and they're amongst the most scrutinized after it's in the world. under the supervision of while we now have a greater confidence that the anti doping system in russia is no longer a compromise and corrupt and given the latest winning streak for russia those athletes who have cleared their names you know likelihood will up their game bigger than of r.t. . was an emotional day for the russian athletes involved so you can see the reaction of one of the cross-country skiers cleared of doping just there after the verdict was to many more russian athletes were noise spirits of course they believe
their dreams careers had been shattered. loyalists when you know i found out about the decision during my training c.a.'s decided to overturn my disqualification my band i had only positive thoughts in my head about that i've been ready to ski for a long long time keeping up my training but i had a question right away what about the olympics are we able to dispute this and get an invitation but i was waiting for the results of the appeal when i came back from practice it's amazing yes then my skeleton team started congratulating each other such a relief we're not guilty in the whole public will know that a lot of people thought we date only those close to us knew it's not tree. or you say they are not guilty or you say they are guilty and they have fruit that there is not enough proof for a doping offense hence they are not guilty and this is very important
also because it makes the mclaren report to become not in a basis which is enough to convict at leats and everything that was. up to now was based on the mclaren report and if this is now not bases enough to convict that lets them i do not understand why also all the russian at plates could have been banned collectively without having any any proof of the opening of back in december the russian flag and last one was banned by the i.o.c. for appearing at the korean games the other it will compete as neutrals or running agency as designed an alternative uniform for us and found.
output as a whole we must be inclusive reflecting the breadth and diversity of opinion we must give due weight to the many and diverse areas of an argument. to leave has left us with a group of leaders who having lit the fire of all runaway breaks it is a historic mistake i want to but if it breaks my heart i lie in bed tonight worrying about the outcomes of backset once again i'm the sole lever on a v.c. panel that. frankly the p.p.c. has become the supporter of a foreigner organize a from. the european union of the brics it's true mr david did the city recently that his job in brussels is move even more difficult if every time he makes
a smaller farts that is probably on the mind for the b.b.c. sure that in order because you do a duty of impartiality. we discussed this issue with the director general at the institute of economic affairs which was behind one of the referendum reports on the b.b.c. . but it's true that we are no longer in a referendum period and it is true as the b.b.c. said in the statement they have furnished you with that it's no longer a binary choice but the problem is this although there are a wide range of choices really those range of options are subsets of the remain camp and the leave camp i think it's pretty poor that a public broadcaster a skewed their guests and panelists so dramatically in this direction on the top political issue of the times. in general in britain
a stablished figures famous figures and influential people have tended to be in favor of e.u. membership it's more the ordinary man or woman who rebelled against the political stab recently tends to be on the leaves side seems to be that balancing for people's views on bricks it and making sure you have a fair share of voice from both ends and all ends of the argument should be a very very high priority indeed. i think the politicians on the leave side of the argument those who are in favor of it are beginning to lose their patience with the b.b.c. but i would say that the b.b.c. now should be concerned but there are politicians who are seriously raising in the british parliament in the house of lords genuine concern about whether the b.b.c. really can be considered a neutral broadcaster one that doesn't just show a diversity of views but a proper balance. of the russian capital has been hit by severe snowstorms over the past few days in what's been called
a snowfall of the century one person has been killed and five injured moscow's authorities are warning citizens to stay away from overhead electrical wires and trees what is expected to get worse this sunday wind speeds reaching over seventy kilometers per hour are expected snowfall is a new record for the capital that's according to meteorology reports. the u.s. city of baltimore is taking action this weekend a record number of homicides took place last year we'll tell you all about this short break. everybody i'm steven both. hollywood guys. proud american first of all i'm just george bush and our news this is my buddy max bemis financial guru just a little bit different i'm. going to run your windows up with all the drama
happening in our country i'm shooting the brood have fun every day americans. and hopefully start to bridge the gap this is the great american. appetite i mean for conflict is very very low these days public service much more eager to see economic improvement than they are to. actually get into a fight with a neighbor or or with other powers in the world. welcome back to the program a mother writes in the u.s.
city of polls and all scott has had last year with fifty six killings one hundred thousand people a new record for the city that's already had a reputation for being dangerous and crime are. few cities in body america never been to a more depressing lead in this. baltimore baltimore struggles with a record high murder rate. murder. will. yes baltimore there is a robust active crime strategy.
but the city introduced a ceasefire this weekend david tackling those record high murder rate sun stopping a spate of killings is the third of its kind we spoke to the activists behind the latest move people around the city make commitments to just be peaceful and not be valid for three days and to celebrate life and do life affirming events so there are events all over this city with a start what a weekend here we keep it into we see a week in no homicides this all comes as baltimore has been rocked by one of america's biggest police corruption scandals the gun trace task force was made up of plainclothes officers and was supposed to be tackling the city's spiraling murder rate it seems though they have actually been adding to the levels of crime unit was dissolved in march last year and its officers arrested facing various
charges including fraud drug trafficking and profiting false evidence six out of eight members of the group have pleaded guilty to charges of organized crime or to use a mirror card has been following the 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 aware if life were got away with a lot of things if proven guilty the officers that 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 moving 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 what they did or should. he should see regret for 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 drugs or guns and then reenact seizing the evidence they had already planted. high street giant is back in the headlines after some shoppers were offended by a design that appeared to contain the word but it comes on the back of another scandal over an ad featuring a young black model he was wearing a hoodie with the phrase coolest monkey in the jungle which caused outrage by the boy's mother dismissed any claims of racism but people of again been reacting on
twitter. this is ridiculous the next will be that they forbid the small w. and them people have choices if you don't like them then don't buy them getting a little tired of saying you can't make this stuff up. you've missed it polly book owes new a show we found on all our social media platforms she's been looking at why exactly anything and everything could be offensive how you can fit in with that trend. in case you missed it one of the great things about life in twenty eighteen is that you're free to be offended by anything. it's quite confusing recently people have been offended by history literature being a man being a woman meat pro-immigration anti immigration the list is endless because it's actually hard to tell is our guide to being offended in the modern world if i'm sure as a human your offended twitter will always let you know what you're offended
about if only one person out of one hundred is offended you need to pretend that you are offended to she signaling will cover you every time there is no time limit shakespeare was writing four hundred years ago i'm still some of the one dickens that cambridge university had to be warned about the distressing cvs even friends is too much for some millennial zeal to choose an italian american a guy with a transvestite dad who missed wigan and even throwing in a lesbian couple wasn't diverse enough but. it's not you always about the nineteenth century imperialist sessile roads students at oxford university he wanted his small barely noticeable start to go on why because he was bad one hundred and fifty years ago who wasn't. there and so are these chances my grandfather is david possible weinstein's situation that your liberty immigrant and
course the redeemer possibly offensive to jews and muslims the little guy being in the fountain naked it's time to act what is great is there are places where everyone's mind can rest in peace these are the old rules based is these are places where freedom of thought speech and expression all put on hold in case anyone should have their feelings. america safe. now back to our breaking news from the united states where it's being reported now that two people have died and more than seventy injured in a train crash in south carolina there were at least eight crew and nearly one hundred forty passengers on board and i'm track on a freight train collided at around two thirty in the morning local time as a result of the front engine derailed as well as a number of passenger carriages with you on that one we have no more details
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