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load. the. load. was. among the stories that shaped the week the plunges into political chaos with the prime minister is suffering a mammoth defeat but tracy may have positioned narrowly surviving
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a confidence vote trying to four hours later. polls intensified impeachment from the democratic camp as the u.s. president was hit with a slew of allegations of wrongdoing but he says he's not going anywhere. you can. impeach somebody that during the great job that's the way i view it. and justice sunday scenes of violence break out in the greek capital over a deal to change the name of neighboring macedonia arrests and injuries a reported in the mass demonstrations. a look back at the top stories from the last seven days and on the night latest news it's the weekly have a lot international with me and. welcome to the press. graham the u.k.
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was thrust deeper into political turmoil this week after tracy may's proposed e.u. divorce deal was dealt a crushing defeat in parliament the following day the prime ministers saw off a confidence vote called by the leader of the opposition even the country no closer to a breakthrough on breaks it is a quick recap of the drama. i was brought up who. are you know what i'm doing with. the country and the fear in those old me to you frankly i have little confidence that five hundred years from now we're going to resolve these questions with jet blue steel we reject this deal because of god we could do. you know use the right two hundred and then you know you still don't let four hundred thirty to show you the new sadly i mean it is clear that the house
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does not support this deal. they rewarded resolving i. would be able to choose to come look at a launch. to the right one hundred fifty. dollars to the larry three hundred twenty five please at this house has expressed its confidence in the government to. look at the. other way that was. in the wake of those votes the publication of a unique government document on thursday added to the controversy over briggs it's the paper expose the possibility of holding a second referendum and estimates that the whole process would take up to
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a year that includes seven months to lay the legal groundwork and a further three months at least for testing the actual question the leak came as a surprise to many as trisomy has remained adamant that she will deliver on bikes it while downing street confirmed that the paper is genuine it denied the government has been actively planning for a second vote it says the paper is purely for illustrated purposes and has reiterated the p.m.'s position that britain will leave the e.u. meanwhile jeremy corbyn has set out the conditions under which he would support a second vote. all the options are on the table including the public vote option which we made clear in our conference motion which was i've have to remind you unanimously agreed by our conference last september eleventh even before the referendum i remember talking to some of the people organizing the leave campaign and i had imagined that they would have a whole show drawing of parts of the european legislation they don't have to go up or so they can quite have to live with them so they come out of the traps of to go
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further if they want to and so this is what we're for against it it took three years to begin to make that process and that's partly because the conservative party is very divided on what to do the opposition is very divided so we have all these divisions and they consul cross parties and they cut across the country to everything paul has found that if a second referendum work to be held a majority of voters would choose to remain in the e.u. it shows that support for maine is at its highest level since the twenty sixth vote and as polyploid explained a rerun of a referendum wouldn't be without precedent. thanks to. the people may have voted but the british parliament is in political turmoil over what the u.k.'s departure from lately you should look like some politicians get their way whether it should happen at all this issue but to the elected what else can we possibly do. to the british public to go back and. reconsider this breaks it is
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a cause of deception but most of those people that probably still help you know why we bothering to leave and we still subject to all the rules over on the continent these slighted politicians will be hoping that perhaps the imperfect but stable relationship between brussels and london could be heading towards their union if a deal is impossible and no one wants no deal then who will finally have the courage to say. was the only positive solution is so if you think the people have voted then think again governments have been known to ignore a referendum result or to. ireland learned this the hard way twice in two thousand and one after a smallish campaign irish voters rejected expanding the bloc east island
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effectively put a spoke in the e.u.'s wheels when it was keen to invite nations like romania and bulgaria into the club so the e.u. irish government invested in a big yes campaign and a year later the vote was rerun. the majority of votes against a proposal. that irish decision on the use defacto constitution the lisbon treaty suffered the same fate majority in favor of the proposal. i see deer sold as a sign of confidence by the irish people and european union as a sign of their desire to be all hearted members of european union. before the break that shambles it was the greek debt crisis keeping e.u.
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officials are put night. in twenty fifteen the new greek prime minister staged a referendum in which greek citizens overwhelmingly rejected his austerity policies but brussels imposed them anyway those living in the birthplace of democracy well pleased with what they saw as an undemocratic process. and this one may not be related to the e.u. but it is relate. britain in twenty twelve voters in the city of manchester rejected having elected mayor but a couple of years later david cameron's westminster government imposed them on the region anyway late last year the e.u.'s top court ruled that the u.k. can unilaterally stop gregg's it stressing that the twenty sixteen referendum here wasn't legally binding so technically in terms of the law the u.k.
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government is free to do whatever it chooses be it plowing ahead with leaving or nothing into river shore stopping brags it would be a failure to deliver on the will of the people but after two and a half years of political turmoil here in the u.k. public opinion has shifted the latest polls now show that some fifty six percent of u.k. voters would say no to bragg's it and given the circumstances there are now plenty of politicians to break the bread as it promises and sell it as the noble thing to do well as calls for that second referendum continue to grow we'll be back in a in parliament in twenty four hours to present a revised version of her bracks plan to and peace. critics of the president with a new misconduct times this week they range from obstructing justice to holding the
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u.s. hostage over his controversial plan for a five billion dollar border wall and for his opponents there's only one solution. from dirty filthy dossiers to sexual misconduct allegations illicit business deals on and on you name it chances are trump was accused of it weekly this week it's the seat president donald trump directed his longtime attorney michael cohen to lie to congress according to two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter and even as trump told the public he had no business deals with russia the sources said trump and his children if donald trump jr received regular detailed updates about the real estate development from cohen whom they put in charge of the project specifically to alleged law enforcement officials anonymous of course as is tradition claim to have
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seen documents regarding the proposed construction of a trump tower in moscow markedly one of the original authors couldn't clearly state whether he's even seen the documents is our answer would put any lawyer to shame i don't think that we've heard that we haven't remember but i will america and your colleague said on c.n.n. this morning that you were briefed on these document i'll just say that we we've seen documents we've been briefed on documents we're very confident in our report you can imagine how embarrassing it must have been for buzz feed when robert mueller by no means a fan of trump and the guy investigating the us president came out and dismissed these reports buzz feed's description of specific statements and characterization of documents and testimony and not accurate yet still the pundits
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call it a bombshell why is anyone's guess the other recent bombshell came from the washington post which claim. in that trump tried to can see details of one of his meetings with putin according to current and former officials anonymous as is tradition the constraints that trump impose the part of a broader pattern by the presidents of shielding his communications with putin from public scrutiny and preventing even high ranking officials if he's only been destruction from fully knowing what he has told one of the united states main adversaries the bombshell kind of fizzles out in the twenty fourth paragraph where the washington post admits that trump allows most of his contact with putin to be monitored like his meeting in hamburg where then secretary of state rex tillerson this present trump of course dismisses it all as fake news attacks against him
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defamation i never work for russia you know that answer better than anybody i ever worked for russia not only did i never work for russia i think it's a disgrace that you even ask that question because it's all big fat hoax it's just dark but the democrats being democrats now want to raise hell over this they want the interpreter from the helsinki meeting between trump and putin to spill the beans they hope anything to get a trump if i had a choice i'd rather not do that with the with the interpreters but we may have no choice we'll have to see down down the road what happens but we want to get to the truth impeachment they cry impeachment impeachment impeachment almost fetish if there's at this point the trump seems particularly concerned you can't impeach somebody that's doing
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a great job that's the way i view it. seven people have been arrested during clashes with police increases sixty. thousand protesters rallied in the capital they were injuries reported to a journalist full sputnik news agency and ten police officers among them after the greek authorities use crowd control equipment to disperse protesters clashes broke out in athens outside the parliament building this sunday against a deal between greece and its neighbor macedonia to rename the country and in turn allow it to session tonight. i. the deal will see the country reading to the new public of north macedonia in an
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order to try to end a dispute over a name shared with the northern region of greece however some greeks feel it's an attempt to appropriate historical and cultural heritage and a strongly against it the agreement could be ratified on monday and would then go to a vote later next week. for decades greece is forced basically over a neighbor macedonia's name because athens border region is also called macedonia one of the country's official name safeway on m. short for the former yugoslav republic of macedonia stop the laying claim to the rich history of that name after a literary genius alexander the great still study to walk out of these around the world was born in macedonia with athens blocking its neighbors nato and the e.u. membership over the issue is finally agreed and made the republic of north macedonia macedonia as parliament be amended its constitution to ratify the name change but greece is terrible and politics means it has yet to do to say the syrian
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government says it's nice to shoot down several missiles fired by israel as tensions that ratchet up the two in the two countries will bring you the latest after this break. when else should seem wrong. why don't we all just don't call. me. yet to say proud just to become educated and in the game trade equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart. just to look for common ground. you want to make sure that the quality is not just a slogan of misery but it also is associated with the rise of the start of the believe how can you have
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a rise in the standard. by having. savings investing broadening increasing the size of the national park so that you can distribute ball to everything. come back to the weekly the italian interior minister matteo salvini has called on the money to hand over tens of fugitive terror suspects believed to be sheltering in france with a story his child it depends. after decades on the run one of italy's most new tourist criminals finally stepped back on to home soil says operative steed charged
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with four murders was part of the so-called great book gates that terrorized the country back in the seventy's. cuny is into a prison sentence but tiste escaped to france now under the so-called to me to hold on doctoring by which foreign terrorists were given safe haven if they had to announce their past crimes france welcome to him with open arms for decades he enjoyed something of a celebrity status becoming an author he mingled with the literary elite and politicians now the success in bringing him to justice has led to italy to call on
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other countries including france to stop hall bring terrorists. to the french president to return to italy the fugitives that should not be drinking champagne under the eiffel tower who should be rotting in jail and it's only it's only world's france to hand over more than thirty over these champagne terrorists. the list includes nisus coachmen n.t. who said to live in this house south of paris. i think that all of the years we could find a solution to this story as has already been done in the history of the world in
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civilized countries it's time to turn the page but i've never done what they accuse me of. a warrant from an n.t.'s extradition is currently being looked at and it's likely that he won't be alone in wondering if onse is about to give him up but there is a big but french officials have said extradition can't be pursued in most of the cases as the statute of limitations here would quash the proceedings with ten choose between the two countries already at a tipping point over migrants the forthcoming elections and italy support for the movement this seems to be no sign the president has any intention of allowing salvini to claim a home run. r.t. show let. syria says it has successfully repelled an israeli air raid
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targeting an area south of the capital damascus shooting down several missiles shortly after that incident israel's military came to have taken down a rocket over the occupied golan heights no specifics were given however about the source of the launch is paulus lear with the details syrian air defenses repelled an airstrike that is why he believes have been carried out by israel now they managed to shoot down a seven missiles that were targeting the area around damascus international airport as and ukrainian plane was coming into land this happened during daylight hours on sunday afternoon which in and of itself is quite unusual now later in the day the israeli army said that it had intercepted a missile from syria over israel's tallest peak mount him on and that interception was witnessed by thousands of tourists who were skiing at the time this is a highly. unusual incident because in the past any missiles that have come in from syria into israeli is space from the israeli side have widely been understood to be air and anti aircraft missiles but this one we're hearing from the israeli side was
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they believe deliberately fired at israel so it certainly takes the whole situation up a notch now there were no injuries reported on either side the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu who is currently in chad had this to say about the reported incident is removed. we have a certain policy to harm iranian entrenchment in syria and to harm anyone who tries to harm us suppose it doesn't change when i am in the kountry and it also doesn't change when i'm making a historic reason to charge this is not the first time that this kind of incident has happened in the past israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes against what it says are a rainy and sponsored targets inside syria is supposed to joshua landis director of the center for middle east studies who believes that despite the ongoing conflicts in the region president trump is still eager to withdraw from syria. we kill
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a guy like you know the worst enemy. right here harass syria you look at it is isis so we're killing i for people that are necessarily always present with us but put it that way we've got an area and. i guess about ninety nine percent of the territorial caliphate president trump is trying to make the case for why the u.s. can withdraw from syria as we know many of the elite to date did team foreign policy team around president trump to the secretary of state national security council want to stay in syria but the president is saying look russia the united states syria are all in the same team and iran are on the same team trying to destroy isis the united states can withdraw and russia iran and the syrian army will finish the job if the united states withdraws in an orderly fashion and
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helps to deal. struck between the kurds and the syrians over moving the syrian army into northern syria and taking the place of the united states then turkey will not invade it won't be chaos. in libya now a journalist in the capital city tripoli have been paying tribute to people killed in the new fighting this week among them a journalist for the associated press who also works for video news agency of a place at least thirteen people were killed and fifty two others wounded according to the country's health ministry mohammad to ben collie for had to be in contrary to interrupt me since twenty sixteen and had produced around thirty stories for the agency his colleagues have described him as a courageous and talented journalist he survived by his wife and seven month old daughter here's some of the last images he captured during his reporting along with a recap of recent events in tripoli. and.
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there was. one. ruptly was saddened to learn of the death of journalist mohamed bin khalifa who lost his life during clashes in tripoli over the past three years he worked with us to deliver high quality reports in difficult circumstances we send our deepest condolences to his family in washington we can hear international he will take over at the top of the
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hour with more headlines but in the meantime it's gone with max kaiser as they say happens. when lawmakers manufacture consensus and still public will. when the ruling classes protect themselves. with the final. one percent. we can all middle of the room sick. leave. the politicians to do something to. put themselves on the line to get accepted or
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rejected. so when you want to be president and she. want. to go right to the press this is what the four three of the more people. interested in the water. they said. it was you know provision out of my pocket i wanted to. ask but i. owe. you for your hydro alaska's buskers i just bought bagel got any of the. resources you know. any of those it doesn't but that's honest i don't mean. so i says you know what i was you're not. you're not just i mean what it i'm already but it was sped up part of me just a lot of the media. i mean it was a lot going to. give it up as well i must admit that really feels i just don't get
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off on getting noticed but those were the ost that is. i will. be. in twenty four to you know bloody revolution to. the demonstrations were peaceful protests to be creasing the violent revolution is always spontaneous or is it. spilling into. president recalls the events of twenty four. those who took. invested over five billion dollars to assist ukraine in these and other goals that
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will ensure a secure and prosperous and democratic. country's gone into a nihilistic fever that's why i'm thinking and we've got to hit the road and get out the traveling across america to find what makes america take the charlotte change the genius of american hero who says if we point around which hollywood has gone insane we're starting last with is we're going to head east into the swamp we're going into the belly of the beast i think i'm leaving our job to get in morganza over there we may be completely different by the end of this journey. there's a lot of fog going to go in this building is diminishing every hundred yards you can tell we're heading into san francisco area plus support systems are breaking
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down. low not the sort that really does well on single he i always. tries to be crazy and the only thing worse is to think time i. need three things away. in an escape route to get away from these bad drivers well you know bring in those self-drive in cars which i'm looking forward to. you basically your life is a self driving a car you don't even have a driver's latest exactly. the way of the stumbling change except that you'd be happy to. share. this on a grand scale rama's gonzo journey across america and we are of course talking about the best wall ever created and we're talking about things like you know san francisco used to be the home of the counterculture right now it's the councils and
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to the counterculture yes and this is the birth of free speech movement right better same sounds to.

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