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been is way way is the target of a forced regime change the problem is forced regime change as a deplorable record. of . whether or not the long awaited will of probe into trying russian collusion will deliver a smoking gun the us democrats look set to launch their own investigation intent it seems on still achieving one thing. to impeach somebody you have to persuade the american public or to have impeachment is a long way down the road we don't we don't have the facts yet. u.s. prolong sanctions on venezuelan officials and considers new measures against countries that support president material after self declared leader one why don't you turns to caracas. plus a british born aid worker who once was
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a western media darling is deprived of his u.k. citizenship over alleged links to al qaeda the man brands that braces. but also u.k. primary school reportedly caves into pressure and suspends lessons on homosexuality after hundreds of angry parents keep their children in protest. thanks for joining us the same thing this is arctic. in the u.s. the senior u.s. democrats are demanding access to all communications between donald trump and bloodier putin made claims the u.s. president can seal details of what he's been speaking about with his russian counterpart the following request has been sent to the white house. the committees requested by march the fifteenth twenty nineteen the department produced all
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documents communications regardless of form and classification the refer or relate to any communications between president trump and president putin us democrats a doubling down on the efforts seems to catch trump on the rove will prove to be a disappointment kill them open explains. there's an old saying among cops and prosecutors if you throw enough at a wall eventually city seems to now be the montra of the democrats in congress jerry nadler has been selected to lead the charge impeachment is a long way down the road we don't we don't have the facts yet but we're going to initiate. a proper investigation so you have ph somebody you have to persuade the american public that it ought to to happen to remember the bob muller investigation that highly expensive two year long probe into allegations that donald trump had colluded with russia not too long ago democrats had many people convinced that it would be a huge game changer. well
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the final report is imminent and some are worried that it won't contain a bombshell or smoking gun revelation but some democrats seem to have the same overall goal because we're going to go in there really. i eighty one people have received a letter from the house judiciary committee they plan on following up on every last lead from the testimony of trump's former warrior michael cohen at this point they are planning to investigate the relations between the white house and trump's family the firing of james komi foreign trade deals and much much more and it won't just be the judiciary committee that is looking into donald trump you have to do is follow the transcripts if there were names that were mentioned the records that were mentioned during the hearing we're going to. take a look at all of that the u.s. constitution lays out procedures for trying and removing
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a president who is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors the idea is to put a check and balance on the executive branch so that it is not above the law however it seems that has all the late investigations in impeachment have turned into just another play in the never ending political football game he looked up and r.t. new york. has branded the new efforts to impeach him as harassment of innocent people you also pointed out that there's no evidence of collusion with russia former u.s. republican congressman michael patrick flanagan believes that they democrat controlled inquiry would backfire on. the democrats knowing that it's not going to be much of a report are now trying to build their own campaign and continue the to video from all or in their own clumsy imperfect way and their goal is to take this president down and make sure that he is in no way possibly reelected next year and so they will do their best to keep this alive if it was keeping his or it is
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a his summer his investigation somehow alive they would be doing this because the need for this investigation would be would be vitiated by a bible or doing here this but now motors done and he's apparently not going to report much of anything this is the democrats furious so they're going to build an investigation that they control that they run that they can control the outcome of an what surprised price it will have the outcome that they wanted to have and no one will believe. the u.s. is considering whether to impose sanctions on countries that cooperate with the government of venezuela or shinton special envoy for the country elliott abrams raised the possibility at a press conference but we haven't done that yet secondary sanctions. it's clearly a possibility it would depend on the conduct of the regime over time. earlier the u.s. threatened to tighten economic screws on cuba over its proma deros stance and u.s.
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national security adviser said new restrictions would target cuba's military john bolton also tweeted the region's nation should condemn caracas. russia's foreign ministry called bolton statement crazy i think american actions in the region are absolutely inappropriate auntie's ragas the of takes a look now at why washington thinks that it can dictate who side people should be on. the united states is exceptional literally thou and by different rules to you and me of the nations states groups you see they have the right to decide who rules where like in venezuela they decide who is a dictator and who isn't they decide which dictators rule and which don't now and state supports any number of dictators who violate human rights including the leaders of egypt saudi arabia the u.a.e. do you not see that the united states support for other brutal dictators around the
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world undermines the the credibility of the argument you make no i don't think it does make it separate and i think look in this administration we're not afraid to use the phrase monroe doctrine. it's an odd chaotic nineteenth century policy that basically says no nation bounds for europeans and everyone not from the americas a little later teddy roosevelt twisted this policy turned it inside out instead of protecting american nations the us now toppled governments it didn't like there now they've twisted it again now they think they can do this everywhere all over the world and a zoo l.-a and a bill that legitimizes us meddling that terry quire threat assessment a strategy to counter russian influence in venezuela. in effect they're trying to justify meddling in venezuela pogany because it's too friendly with russia and
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saying no not that then he asked for it not even america's champ there but you don't see broad support for i believe that there are same goes for other countries that are paying attention here america knows better in syria half the world away it's the same story in syria the united states where used to plumb us in work with our partners to expel every last iranian brute and work through the un a process to bring peace and stability to the long suffering syrian people for the life of me i don't remember syrians are asking the united states to get rid of iranians but america knows better africa too many chinese there thinks washington up to no good now is the time to boot them out china uses broad opaque agreements and the strategic use of debt
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to hold states in africa captive to beijing's wishes and demands goes without saying it wasn't the africans who asked for this in fact according to the latest gallup plans leadership in africa but the united states knows better you know why because it's special exceptional better than you or me officially our mission is to reassert our sovereignty reform the liberal international order this is a unique exceptional country. imagine mr monreal would turn in his grave if he could see what is but nine policy protecting the weak from european colonisers what that has been turned into a license to kill to meddle to topple governments and politically bird. on the continent oh you've got to be special all right we have all sorts of recent
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cases libya syria iraq where u.s. intervention has essentially obliterated any possibility of democracy but this is true throughout the decades the united states has meddled in the affairs of what america overthrowing one democratically elected government after another whether in one nine hundred fifty four with our or the interventionist military out of the one nine hundred eighty s. supporting brutal military regimes in countries like el salvador although venezuela is in the fight the moment cuba nicaragua are also mentioned by figures like bolton in the same breath this is clearly a concerted effort to bring latin american countries once again under the iron control. the british born man in syria has criticised the government's decision to strip him of his citizenship he called the move unfair and
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racist turkish sheriff describes himself as an aid worker who having previously engaged in armed combat in the country and the situation has details the story of a british born syria based aid worker fighting for justice has been making headlines in the u.k. this week to care sharif has spent years in syria as a prominent aid worker described as one of the most high profile for nationals in he's now speaking out against what he's dubbed a racist and unfair system of citizenship stripping laws i mean k. i came out here to help the innocent people there were being massacred by the bashar regime i'm an aid worker. the stories come to light following the lifting of the man's anonymity in a case that saw the u.k. government stripped him of his british citizenship back in twenty seventeen he was informed of the decision with this letter. it is assessed that you are a british pakistani jewel national whose travel to syria and is aligned to an al
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qaeda aligned group your return to the u.k. would present a risk to the national security over the united kingdom my decision has been taken in part reliance on information which in my opinion should not be made public in the interest of national security deemed a national security risk in twenty seventeen the man had been a media darling just a few years prior. series appearances on prominent news networks as well as dispatches by his live updates from syria blog posts left his political preferences no secret the reason why i came to syria is to help the syrian people who are being massacred by the bashar he rebels why did it do it the problem is is that the broad of of the syrian
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regime is a forced men and children and civilians that are facing the rest these individuals who take it we cannot take their word that they are that over there is aid workers because we know that these aid groups are operating in opposition held territory have only been operating with a kid can i haven't seen and at the messy of some of the most grievous and course violent terrorist groups that are nor so these aid workers so-called cannot exculpate themselves from the activities of these groups because in and working in these opposition held areas controlled by these groups they are giving sanction to these opposition groups and sanction to their activities sharif's lawyer has been seeking evidence from the home office to find out why exactly his client was deemed a threat meanwhile the home office has had this follow up on the specifics of the case. we do not comment on individual cases but any decisions to deprive individuals of the citizenship are based on available evidence and not taken
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lightly the issue of british citizenship being revoked has been in the spotlight in the u.k. recently due to a spike in terrorism and crime according to official figures more than one hundred people were stripped of their nationality in twenty seventeen compared to just fourteen the year before as sharif's appeal continues he maintains his innocence but the home office seems to have already made up its mind. not reporting for duty in london. a primary school in britain second city birmingham has reportedly caved to pressure and temporarily pulled the plug on l.g.b. to lessons after hundreds of parents reportedly kept their children at home in protest. has the details. well the cause of this route is a educational diversity program that they might encounter and talking to them about things like the idea of having two mom or two dads and reading books to kids as
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young as four about the concept of same sex families a program was devised by the deputy head of the school at the center of this route his name's andrew marr fats and actually he's been nominated for the world's best teacher award take a look at him talking about the program mobley lula another was sick on both of them most got some tissues and wiped them back. is about teaching to you are different you can still be friends with anybody there's a huge going to. the schools we have to find ways to teach children to talk to counter them. but the majority of the parents at the school are on happy with andrew marr facts teaching methods it's a predominantly muslim school and parents fundamentally disagree with the idea of teaching kids about homosexuality in l g b t issues some of our viewers might know
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that. in islam homosexuality is forbidden so up until now the school had really held men said that they would continue this what they see as a very necessary diversity program but now a number of media outlets saying that the school has sent a letter to parents saying that the lessons are going to be stopped take a lesson up to the end of this term we will not be delivering any new outsiders lessons in our long term your curriculum plan as this often has already been blocked for religious education because you simply will continue as normal and welcoming outside is will be there through all this comes after protests last friday some six hundred. parents said that they hadn't taken their kids to school that's eighty percent of the school's attendance of the school's pupils the school wouldn't confirm that number but these protests have been taking place for
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a while now ever since this rouse started and some of them have been pretty sizeable take a look. at. that . i'm prior to the protests taking place there had been a big school petition that some four hundred predominantly muslim parents had signed calling on the school to stop these lessons so this is clearly an issue that's really riled up the parents in this school in the community i reported on the storing from birmingham a couple of weeks ago and this is what the parents had to say to me it's not for the reappeared for the reception kids. to homosexuals you should learn about your to old age not right now because you can watch the teach your kids no need to stick
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with boys and boys who doesn't a good thing this was a two hour live with the like it's because if you have to obviously clearly says you can't discriminate against religion and whatnot that's what they're doing it's ninety nine percent muslim it's not about the muslim that the jewish community the other communities the christian communities they're all have issues around the way things are being done now i've been in touch with some of those parents from the school and so far what i've heard is that this diversity program hasn't exactly been stopped it's more that it's been pools for this task and some of the headlines would suggest that it says sort of a big final ending to it that doesn't seem to be the case. we've requested clarification from the school and we are still waiting for it but if the moment it looks that if the school sticks with this program and returns to it next or next
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year well it may well face the same protests all over again. with briggs it just around the corner and euro skeptic parties gaining momentum in the european union french president among you my promise outlined his grand vision of a reformed europe his open letter features a number of ambitious plans but they've already infuriated many at home emanuel marquand promises an ambitious europe on the climate but in france he continues to retreat on our climate objectives mccrone statement on europe is nothing but hot air tax evasion multinationals diktats free and fair competition the economic through disabusing people these are the battles that france must fight in europe while it may not have been all that warmly welcomed at home the idea did receive a better reception on the continent with the european council president all to saying that the is when a science bus start now artificial it was q. has more on micron's innovative ideas. well this letter has been outlined to
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citizens of europe and it's been published in newspapers in the twenty eight member states of the european union this comes as many centrist politicians and fearing that they're not going to do as well in the forthcoming european elections as we've seen polls suggesting that nationalist and populist parties are likely to gain seats across europe in those forthcoming elections now mark corns outlining his vision or in a source and figure a passage calls it but he also outlined that there are threats to europe never since the second world war has europe been so necessary and yet never has europe been in such a danger he sees that danger as being a twofold one it's the euro skeptic m.p.'s euro skeptic politicians people who he's described as exploiting public anger but it's not just euro skeptic politicians these pointing the fingers that he's also pointing the fingers towards those who
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don't want to do anything he want the status quo to remain as it is he says in his letter this is about people who would be sleepwalking towards a diminished europe he also talks about migration a very sticky issue for many centrists and something that europe has been battling now with for the last fifty years and he describes the need to set out new rules for the borders of the schengen area and also a border force of police that all of europe works towards new community can create a sense of belonging if it does not have protected territory limits with their food need to rethink the shingle area all those who want to be part of it should comply with obligations of responsibility stringent border controls and solidarity a single assignment policy with common acceptance and refusal rules one of the other things he talked about was interference and meddling suggesting that foreign powers shouldn't be able to find. nantz parties in europe i propose the creation of
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a european agency for the protection of democracies to provide each member states with european experts to protect the election process against cyber attacks. so what's the reaction being well across europe many politicians have slapped my corn on the back for outlining is vision but here in france there has been a lot of criticism from opposition politicians some describe him as being like the character dr jekyll and mr hyde flip flopping on his policies being all about the words and not being about the substance this is of course not the first time we've heard some of these ideas from michael since he took office back in two thousand and seventeen and there's been criticism of social media of the fact that president michel while outlining this grand vision this renascence of europe is really struggling to control many of the things that are happening here in france take the yellow vest protest this is an anti-government movement that's been going on now
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for more than three months sixteen consecutive saturdays of process that people have described times as being some of the worst in the last fifty years here in france and it's not just the best protests we're seeing protests by students protests by teachers protests by workers from the medical for his election and many people saying you know if you can't sort out things in your own country how can you then decide to outline what you think europe should be doing feature some suggesting that the president is trying to bite off more than he can chew. a prison inmate in north west from suspicion detained after stabbing two guards severely injuring them the interior minister described it as an act of terrorism it track is currently serving a thirty year sentence in a high security facility for kidnapping armed robbery and extremist activity he reportedly shouted god is great in arabic before lashing out at the guards in the prisons family visiting unit at the time of the incident he was being visited by
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his wife who's also been detained these activists bryant says that the french government struggling to cope with the surge of extremism in the prison system. the muslim population of france is between eight and ten percent and the prison population the numbers are staggering the french government doesn't make specific count of prisoners based on religion but estimates are from forty to seventy percent of those in in french prisons are muslims and that's mirrored by the very polarized and when you put people in prison it only exacerbates that it is how many times do we have to hear those words radicalized prison attached to an act of violence before we realize that this is a failing so failed response. eighty four people have been arrested in sacramento california while blocking a highway joining a protest against police brutality demonstrators were voicing their anger over the
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decision not to prosecute two officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year. was killed in his grandmother's backyard last march he was twenty two years old said that they believed he was pointing the gun at them the second meant a police department has defended its actions at the latest protest saying it stepped in to protect the community our commitment to our entire city is to make sure that we keep our community see any potential protests give people the opportunity to express themselves. the story in general told believes that the sector meant to authorities of deliberately concealed full think of the stuff. it's well known that the police departments in united states of america oftentimes fabricate evidence oftentimes fabricate allegations in order to rationalize and justify draconian measures such as arresting dozens of peaceful protesters the
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police or afraid of justice the police or afraid of being brought into court and prosecuted which is what should happen the authorities in sacramento have been releasing all manner of damaging evidence about the victim. not wrap things up for this hour thanks for staying with a stick around if you can finish but my colleague can open it right up to date at the top of the interim. i. i. i i i i. i.
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everybody this is the kaiser report so excited facing max you know i have been talking about private equity in the hollowing out of the wealth of nations around the world through this model whereby all these assets and wealth creation machines developed through hundreds of years sometimes are just hollowed out and all the equity taken and a pile of debt is left with nations and you know over the past few decades we've seen specially since the financial crisis since two thousand and eight we've seen austerity imposed around the world so i want to look at one quote from that whole you know berkshire hathaway kraft heinz story from the last week it was a quote from j.p. morgan about what happened to them and the heaven was from kraft heinz shares fall twenty eight percent after write down and dividend cut j.p. morgan analyst ken goldman wrote about the company because remember three g.
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capital warren buffett they basically curry's massive austerity across the board with them this conglomerate this merged conglomerate and j.p. morgan analyst ken.

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