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monday v.u.k. prime minister to return to parliament today with the. risk being to reel. in the program a new sign. papers smelling blood reports implicates the us president in a serious crime but after an unlikely source rejects it forced to defend. yes indeed the same sources that we use in this story are standing behind. the federal judge in new york blocks an attempt by the trump administration to question
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about so this and shipped to the twenty twenty census describing it. we've got reaction. so this isn't a. this is a. country this is all about people here really really fill out the same. to say yes i'm here illegally no i'm not a citizen they should say. live from our international news center in moscow this is our pleasure to have your company i mean and only top story the u.k.'s prime minister will face serious pressure if she fails to sway cross party m.p.'s in parliament this monday. is obliged to table an alternative or plan b. after her first breaks a deal suffered
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a humiliating defeat last week but there are already concerns that little or nothing has changed after a triple setback from the e.u. our london correspondent takes us through. plan b. looks an awful lot like plan a but in different packaging to reason may appears to be trying to tweak her original deal just enough to push it through parliament by getting support from the doubters on her own side from inside the conservative party and from the g.d.p. the democratic unionist party of northern ireland which is propping up juries amazed minority government and the prime minister has to think that if she secures changes to the thorny issue of the irish backstop then she'll be able to squeeze it through on the twenty ninth of january which is the next scheduled vote in parliament now one option floated over the weekend is that reason they could try to negotiate some sort of bilateral treaty between london and dublin which is an idea
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that dublin has already rejected saying that any negotiations taking place here are going to be between london and brussels take a listen it is not something we would entertain it would not work the same many of the issues pertaining to ireland are related to. an agreed through the european union. is much stronger negotiating through the taskforce and in regards to this new plan which isn't so new a lot of politicians are saying that the reason why is flogging a dead horse here that dead set against it no matter what she does to it and of course a lot of people remember that after her deal failed spectacularly in parliament just under a week ago to resume a pledge to hold cross party talks and start listening to politicians on the other side of the aisle to see if she can get some sort of consensus on bragg's that going forward but that idea has crashed and burned also quite spectacularly just like her original deal she's failed in these talks with other opposition parties
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she had too many red lines according to them but there is now a cross party code. alicia conforming with a plan to block a no deal bragg's it via a parliamentary route and it's really gathering steam one group of m.p.'s wants to introduce a parliamentary bill that could delay britain's departure from the european union if there is no plan in place by the twenty ninth of march which is of course the scheduled briggs's day and the same group of m.p.'s could try to trigger a second referendum and depending on which side of the fence you're on this whole plan is being called either the seize control plan or a plot and an insurgency to talk pull bragg's it really i'm and downing street is warning of the dangers of hijacking the deal. there is a danger that parliament you'd stop brags that any attempt to remove the
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government's power to meet the legal conditions of an orderly exit at this moment of history significance is extremely concerning parliament said to the people of this country we will make a we make a contract with you you will make the decision and we will honor it what we are now getting are some of those who were always absolutely opposed to the results of the referendum trying to hijack bricks at an effect steal the result from the people and just off the back of that comment by liam fox there is a growing sense that regardless of the way that people voted i originally had conversations with the public and paid to show you that people are growing increasingly frustrated with this parliament deadlock that we appear to be in pali boyko well debate in the house of commons is expected to be held a little later on monday here r.t. we'll bring you all the latest on the turbulent crisis in what could well go down as a defining week for u.k. politics. the new site buzz feed is standing by an incendiary
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report it recently published which claims that don't know trump instructed his former lawyer to lie to congress about a proposed business deal in russia those feet insist they trusted sources who are unnamed in the article so i can't talk about the timing of when we've spoken to people but i can tell you that yes indeed this is the same sources that we used in that story are standing behind it as are we well the report which details an alleged confession by michael cohen to special counsel mueller's investigation into election meddling caused the sensation in the media and it wasn't long before the president's critics were talking about impeachment of president trump is facing new scrutiny today over a report that he told his personal attorney to lie to congress about his business dealings with russia we have breaking news tonight on the russia investigation here's what buzz feed news is reporting tonight bombshell report coming from buzz feed news. president directed his attorney to lie to congress about the moscow
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tower project congressional democrats calling for an immediate investigation declaring the trial must be impeached if the story is true but here's the thing special counsel robert mueller his office took the unprecedented step of speaking out about the report caracter rising it's us in doctorate a statement to praise from the us leader. coming out. mr president did you really say that why would he all of a sudden thank robert miller the man who's had collusion allegations under the microscope who's been busy trying to look for stuff that would easily mean the and for mr trump if there's anything to be found weird did i hear it right. i think very appropriate so i very much agree. this is what we got for miller speedball buzz feed's description of specific statements and characterization of
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documents and testimony are not accurate we're used to not hearing from mr miller after compromising bombshells explode but it's not like there is now some good new chemistry between the president and the special counsel or that the hunt for collusion evidence is over it's that the quality of this particular bus feed piece put robert miller in a position where he had to say something but when it comes to what it says in the report 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 so why would god trump haters smelling blood evidence from sources which the reporters don't name. sources. sources you can find this word all over the article eventually though we find
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out from one of the authors they've never even seen the papers i.e. the evidence have you seen any of that other corroborating evidence no i don't see them personally but the folks that we've talked to the two issues that we've spoken to are actually one of the recently read in to that aspect of the especial counsel's investigation i don't think that we've said that we haven't seen them but i will say that i'm very confident that your colleague said on c.n.n. this morning that you were briefed on these documents we've been i did say that we we've seen documents we've been briefed on documents we're very confident in our report but anyway we're guard loose of everything i've just told you about what was the instant effect of the buzz feed scoop everyone's getting the impeachment buzz this information if feeling to be true will show is there was obstruction of justice if these facts are true this is suborning perjury and there's no question it's an impeachable offense if the president directed michael cohen to lie to
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congress she should resign but if he doesn't resign he should be impeached they only want to impeach me because they know they can't win in two thousand and twenty too much success india is become a one johnny one note operation they are out to get trump in the main they didn't like the election results they wanted hillary clinton in there they just appear to be a grumpy dissatisfied nonobjective. on a witch hunt here this is not a light accusation came out of buzz feed this is a very serious accusation it's like crying shouting fire in a crowded theater theater when there's no fire it is amazing to me how much the mainstream press jumped on this story in the last twenty four hours and it's also frankly quite amazing that the special counsel's team has come out. the story's totally bogus well it's simple calendar mouth the next white house election is already next year so whatever is dreaming of impeachment is running out of time you
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can't impeach somebody that suing the great job that's the way i view it. living on seven people have been arrested during clashes with police in greece sixty thousand protesters rallied in the capital a journalist working for the sputnik news agency and twenty five police officers were injured. or. god. the greek authorities used tried control equipment as you can seem to disperse protesters flushes broke out in athens outside the parliament building on sunday against the deal between greece and its neighbor must the donia to rename the
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country and then turn a lot of secession into nato and the deal will see the country were named as the republic of north lhasa donia in order to try an end to the spirits over the name shared with the northern province of greece unless you're seeing here some greeks feel it's an attempt to appropriate historical and cultural heritage under strong evidence that the agreement house already being submitted for rough occasion this monday but the government is struggling to secure a majority for at the photo of fighting. for decades greece's fourth basically over neighbor macedonia's name because athens border region is also cold macedonia one of the country's official names safeway r o m short for the former yugoslav republic of macedonia stop the laying claim to the rich history of that name after all military genius alexander the great still study to walk out of these around the world was born in macedonia without blocking its neighbors nato and the e.u.
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membership over the issue of finally greeted made the republic of north macedonia macedonia's parliament be amended its constitution to ratify the name change but greece's politics means it has yet to do the same. we got the chance to speak to a former greek ambassador to kind of a about the situation he's up to a few as far as the west is concerned it comes down to nato. the whole issue and the reason that greeks are very angry about this agreement is that for the first time breach is the name of macedonia who love a country that north. they we cannot accept and that's why we are here where we are reacting but the worst thing is that the united states i mean nato and the e.u. they don't care very much about the agreement per se what they want is to have
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join nato that's the home that there is big potential wreckless on the government to a low spoken joining nato a resolution was adopted by the demonstration which disobeys actions to mutate into the president of the republic to the parliament tried to convince the members of parliament not vote for that because it would have disastrous effects on these. the u.s. led coalition in syria has confirmed a convoy with its troops kurdish militia was targeted in a suicide car bomb attack in the north west of syria it also states that no u.s. troops are being injured well let's go live now a tour car sort of fall asleep or to find out the bit more about this paul it doesn't seem as if we're experiencing an uptick in violence in this kind of situation. well it certainly does what we know is that
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a suicide car bomb exploded near a military checkpoint as a kurdish led convoy that was accompanying u.s. soldiers was traveling very close by now this happened in the northwestern syrian town of i'll try to there are no reports of american injuries and that's according to a spokesperson for the u.s. led coalition take a listen. we can confirm the combined u.s. and syrian partner force convoy was involved in an apparent v.b. i.e.d. attack today in syria there were no u.s. casualties we will continue to review the situation and provide updates as appropriate. now this comes less than a week after another suicide bomber targeted the u.s. led forces in the northern syrian city of money bridge for americans were killed in that attack two of them were soldiers one was a pentagon civilian and one was a private contractor and that's in addition to fifteen other people who lost their
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lives all of this coming about a month after the u.s. president donald trump made the surprise announcement that he was withdrawing american troops from syria but since then there have been mixed messages from both trump and senior american officials as to the scope and the date of that withdrawal there was a phone conversation on sunday between trump and the turkish president added one in which everyone said that the turks were ready to take over security in man bridge and this was frightened the kurds who are the majority in that area and they've been appealing to both the syrian government and russia for support. artie's middle east bureau chief polis leader live on the program for you. over eighty thousand people participated in yellow vest protests in cities right across france after the weekend with violence continuing to flare over dissatisfaction with the government on rising living costs it's got the country's
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medics on high alert. we have first aid equipment on the bus bandages and the septics first aid equipment to try to help as much as possible at the scene so that when emergency services arrive the injured are in a much better condition. we are here to help the injured no matter who is injured it would help everyone who needs our help. three of my colleagues were hit last week on the seans elisei helping is street
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medics including me in the sky and head. come to france and help for the people of french demonstration here. and french have a very friendship last ten weeks coming here saturday for so a day and held for the people to hear as this trial held for the full florida yellow lasts. i'm not even going to tell you about the way we felt we're not going to go into details it's horrible. looking. at the. more of monday's big stories
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right after this. you want to make sure that the quality is not just a slogan of misery but it also is associated with a rise in the standard of living how can you have a rise in the standard. by having people who are rich saving investing. broadening increasing the size of the national park
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so that you can distill the ball every. twenty minutes into the program welcome a new york federal judge has blocked a trump administration initiative to other question about citizenship to the twenty twenty cents the decision to citizenship question to the twenty twenty census even if it did not violate the constitution itself was on role for for a multitude of independent reasons and must be set aside or a question about citizenship has not appeared on the survey since nine hundred
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fifty the proposal is highly controversial. as the census numbers are used to determine the amount of heists representation which means the funding that each state essentially gets critics say that such a move would marginalize democrat voting migrant communities and play into the hands of the republicans we asked commentators from both sides of the debate for their thoughts on the judge's ruling by the funny that the g.o.p. is finally concerned with the voting rights act after spending so long and trying to basically get rid of that which they successfully did in two thousand and fourteen these shelby county versus eric holder i mean so this isn't about expanding voting this is about a republic can be said is majority white people are worried about browning country afraid about electorate of in a lecture and that is increasingly becoming close to it so a party that is going to extremely hostile to them i mean let's be honest our country of laws not a country of men and their opinions you know what is right and it the republican
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and it one hispanics you know how good the battles in the presidential race played a bit between between mitt romney john mccain and donald trump with this batiks donald trump so many many hispanics like republicans like this dance like what we're saying so let's not make it seem like it's black against like and you could categorize events evil people just as spanish we're talking about asian people we're talking about people from africa and the caribbean and you're talking about florida for instance the one point four million people who just got their voting rights back ok are the majority of them are black and brown people who are probably not going to be voting for the republican phone you're them in jail if ferguson like a criminal but your criminal not steve elliott i'd rather be august the rapists and violent crimes joke after voting rights absolutely i mean that the republicans just got shellacked and california and the house orange county served blue and this is a reaction to that i mean they think that the republicans are trying to manufacture
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. a situation where they will still be able to retain power through an outdated an antiquated electoral college and also through on the spirits questions that are really meant that manufactured republican control what they really need to do is prove to the people that they have to their policies and that's why they will and if they can do that they will lose the house of representatives in twenty twenty maybe when it back but this is this is a reaction. i would like i would like everybody to run on i would like the next presidential election to be on if you're here illegally should you be forced to tell the government you're here illegally and seventy five to eighty percent of americans would say of course just like they say of course the fed up borders of course advice of course those sanctuary cities you're you're you're democrat party has a losing on immigration left and right up this is all about should people here really legally fill out the sentences and be quiet to say yes i'm here illegally no i'm
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not a citizen of course they should it's common sense. and we're going to finish this news hour on an extraordinary note a moldovan runner has completed a stunning feats of physical injury and running fifty kilometers true they siberian wilderness in minus sixty degrees cold he took on the grueling challenge to raise awareness about sort of a policy to help youngsters suffering from the disorder. of
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course it's. a few. if you are looking encouragement to go for there you go just coming up to help us win the afternoon here in moscow hope you're having a fine monday wherever you are bigger and more great program starting in. you know world a big part of movies and conspiracy it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we
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need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door on the bath shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the truth the time is now for watching closely watching the hawks. in twenty four. you know bloody revolution appear to crush the demonstrations going from being relatively peaceful political protests to be creasing the violent revolution is always spontaneous or is it just a lawyer. book video a clue in the. split needle the former ukrainian president recalls the events of twenty fourteen. of those who took the vote had invested over five billion dollars to assist ukraine in these and other goals that will ensure a secure and prosperous and democratic.
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seemed wrong but all roles just don't hold. any new world that is yet to shape out these days because as a kid and engagement equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. i've been saying the numbers mean something they matter the u.s. has over one trillion dollars in debt more than ten point zero or more in tamping each day. eighty five percent of global wealth you loans to the altar rich eight point six percent market saw a thirty percent rise last year some with four hundred to five hundred three per
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second per second in bitcoin rose to twenty thousand dollars. china's building two point one billion dollars a i industrial park but don't let the numbers overwhelm. the only numbers you need to remember is one one business shows you can't afford to miss one can only. make this manufacture consent to the public well. when the ruling class is protect themselves. when the final merry go round lifts only the one percent. we can all middle of the room sick. room i mean real news.
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there are mental illnesses that can't be fixed maybe without the medicines. you know the medicine fixes the issue once or twice or three times and then all of a sudden on the fourth time or the fifth time the medicine doesn't work anymore and the issue just gets worse because. you know they never address the problems in the first place and so they discriminate on more medicine until they're not no longer. themselves. if you are one of the millions who experience anxiety and you all symptoms have lasted more than six months it may be a sign of depression. it's
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a serious medical condition that affects more than twenty million americans. and he depressants help relieve the symptoms of depression. spring in two thousand and fifteen new york dennys mcconnell of a formal office club from manhattan sense a new guinness record for continuous running having covered one hundred twenty nine kilometers in twelve hours.

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