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to truly care about. you to support the saudi led effort to prevent yemen from turning into a puppet state of the corrupt british islamic republic of iran america's. support for the coalition's bombing campaign in. this senate vote to end it. threaten to veto. it coming up in the program this hour will it be third time lucky for. the british prime minister is expected to put her. once again this week she pleads for support for her much to.
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the united states the poised capable strategic bombers for russia's border. first strike policy. wherever you are tuning in from right around the world hello and welcome to moscow and to our to international you know we will get to those headlines stories in just a few moments but we have breaking news to bring you first of all from the netherlands several people are reported injured in a shooting incident in the city of. reportedly opened fire on a truck in the city as you can see there run forty kilometers south of the tract the shooter is said to have fled the scene there is no word as yet on the suspects whereabouts at this time police are. considering
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a possible terrorist motive for the attack the condition of the victims is all known as well out at this moment just some eyewitness accounts that have been for a fired really into this incident emergency services including helicopters are working at the scene three have a couple of factor lifting the injured to nearby hospitals across this story from that central city on we'll bring you more on when it comes in to us. ok our headline stories now today the u.s. secretary of state has defended washington's blocking of the saudi led coalition's bombing campaign in yemen that follows a senate vote last week to withdraw support to my pump a o. ses its continuation is the way to ensure just pace to alleviate suffering in the war torn country. the senators who voted say they want to end the bombing in yemen
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and support human rights. but were really to think about who schumann writes. if you truly care about your many lives you'd support the saudi led effort to prevent yemen from turning into a puppet state of the corrupt british islamic republic of iran the way to alleviate the many people's suffering isn't to prolong the conflict by handicapping our partners in the fight but by giving the saudi led coalition the support needed to defeat arabian back rebels and ensure just peace just give you a sense of the relationship your donald trump's arms deals with saudi arabia are expected to total around three hundred fifty billion dollars over a decade now and apart from arms supplies and military equipment washington provides riyadh with majestic sound intelligence our senior correspondent has been looking deeper into the u.s. secretary of state's comments. the united states makes no secret of what it stands for freedom justice democracy and saudi arabia the
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white house stands firm on that even if the senate is having second thoughts voting to end u.s. support for riyadh's endless war in yemen saudi arabia's bloody war in yemen world's worst humanitarian disaster the horrific wall in yemen saudi led quagmire we are helping saudi arabia drop bombs on churches and weddings we all want this conflict to end if you truly care about your many lives you'd support the saudi led effort to prevent yemen from turning into a puppet state of the corrupt british islamic republic of iran as opposed to becoming a puppet of the free and fair saudi arabia but what do we know the saudis have waged a four year war against who with the rebels who they call terrorists that has turned
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yemen into a humanitarian catastrophe worse even than syria four and five yemeni civilians twenty four out of twenty eight million need aid to survive three in five or twenty million either on the brink or already starving that is the pump a zero has a solution the united states has given more than two billion dollars to help the many people since the start of the conflict. and saudi arabia has given over five hundred million dollars in two thousand and eighteen alone and as pledged an additional five hundred million dollars this year we sowed to about two dollars per hungry civilian per month from washington but adds for the cameras you know where the real money is guns oh yes guns are very very you know five hundred thirty three million dollars five hundred twenty five million dollars
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the screeners view. peanuts he says twelve point five billion dollars in that the u.s. is selling saudi arabia is peanuts what does that make the aid then but mr pompei o is adamant if a little bit rabid in his support for saudi arabia and gun sales which really care about saudi lives you'd want to stop or run back to these from launching missiles into riyadh amazing how you can twist and turn reality on its head rather than protecting you many civilians from saudi arabia he's protecting saudi arabia from starving many civilians brilliant speaking of protecting saudi lives there is a tease to one life that washington didn't seem so concerned about mr howe shoji was the victim of a brutal and premeditated killing planned and perpetrated by fishelson of the state
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of saudi arabia riyadh has brushed off ickes ations that the rule family had anything to do with it saying it was ruled operation and that seems washington was all too happy to support this explanation. which. really really. profit us oil company. the banks the military and the trump government and usually notice the term administrations in washington democrat and republican serve the interests of those big banks and corporations and so many have no relationship at all that it means or how or why or the part that is the priority not the lives of people young and other peoples are the regular people of venezuela or for that many people.
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this could be another eventful week for break sets with the u.k. parliament expected to vote for a third time on trees amazed for steele the british prime minister has been trying to rally support from her conservative party and key coalition partners warning that a rejection could stall bragg's it indefinitely if parliament can find a way to back to bragg's it deal before european council the u.k. will leave you this spring without having to take part in the european elections and we can get on with building our future relationship we if it cannot will not leave the e.u. for many months if ever. well british m.p.'s rejected treason made proposals in a series of votes last week they also voted against the new deal breaks it gnarly but they did however parliament back plans to extend the u.k.'s withdrawal period from the e.u. well the pushback on treason may know means that she's left with
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a smaller pool really of options to see her through if m.p.'s reject it she's expected to ask brussels for a long date line extension potentially lasting years now depending on the reaction could trigger a general election or indeed a second referendum. if m.p.'s pass may still she'll ask brussels for a short extension until june the thirtieth if that is not granted or no deal agreed the u.k. could simply crush out of the bloc empty handed here's political commentator john white on how this week's public could go down very unlikely that she will manage to get her was droll deal passed in parliament a time of asking because the majority that voted against it in the commons. last thing she tried the second time was one hundred forty nine so she has to convince one hundred forty nine. voted against it just just one little girl to change their
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minds within a week to these families clearly determined to be the prime minister who caused their own delivering breck said but she's only delivering more to more chaos and division in the country and usually when a prime minister loses parliament a parliamentary issue because it means she's lost or he has lost the authority of the house of commons and the third kind of prime minister lead but she's managed to hang on because we are in an extraordinary times. parliament divided over the issue recent polls in the u.k. suggest forty six percent would vote remain in a second referendum and only thirty six percent would choose the current terms and while it's still unclear when exactly. the pinch.
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ok to another story we're closely following states made its largest deployment of
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strategic bombers to the u.k. in more than a decade the. bombers which are capable of carrying nuclear weapons. georgia close to russia's border they just days after the pentagon mention the words strike russia together as more. no limits on american military power even when it comes to news that seems to be the prevailing sentiment among certain forces earlier this year two u.s. senators put forward a new law to prohibit the first strike use of nuclear weapons by the united states they made it pretty simple the entire text of the law was one sentence it is the policy of the united states not to use nuclear weapons first now that's also the policy of the russian president but top u.s. military brass say that it's unacceptable and i wouldn't recommend any change to simplify and of decision making calculations and also can envision several circumstances where we would not want to remove that option from the president
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there are some circumstances apparently where nuking somebody who hasn't already knew you first it might be a good idea we decided to talk to new yorkers and see what circumstances they think it might be can you think of any situation where we would nuke somebody who had a nuke just first. you know that's it like. i don't think that's right i don't know what the circumstances would be i mean like syria i mean that makes sense to me like with syria what was going on hopefully lives over there not here so in some circumstances nuking somebody first might be a valid decision but what exactly constitutes aggression take it from the acting secretary of defense your competitors have not been complacent china's defense spending china's organized approach to steal foreign technology russia for its part continues to compete symmetrically with the united states now you made that statement while explaining why the u.s. military budget despite being higher than every other country in the world by
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billions of dollars was actually going up so russia is doing it and we have to keep up but let's look at what russia is actually doing total combined military budget for nato countries in the year of twenty nineteen is roughly one thousand three hundred ninety five billion euros meanwhile russia is spending thirty nine billion euros so how exactly. is the usa catching up china and russia in particular the capabilities developed over the last few years to limit our ability to operate freely in space cyberspace land sea and air in the capabilities that we have identified in this year's budget or really designed to allow us to project power when it were necessary to ensure interest in the context that emerging threat for china and russia so at this point us military policy has two major promises number one first strikes with nuclear weapons are a ok and number two russia and china two major nuclear powers are bad and must be opposed can anyone think of a greater recipe for disaster. r.t.
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new york the pentagon is not the only one talking tough so is u.s. senator and presidential hopeful amy club of char. sometimes yes. i push people that is true. i would trade you for bottled water. she was known to throw off the street greeting by your. buddies were asking for you to be described as washing dishes for. negative for. me to come up here. but. when you're out there on the world stage and dealing with people like that i mean if you want someone who is.
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more on the breaking news story on the shooting incident in the city if you tracked in the netherlands after this. you know world big partisan movies. and conspiracies it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smart we need to stop slamming the door on the bad and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle
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for the truth the time is now we're watching closely watching the hawks. make this manufactured to send to the public well. when the ruling classes protect themselves. in the final merry go round. be the one percent. we can all middle of the room. again let's start back with our breaking news this hour from the netherlands several people are reported injured in a shooting incident in the city of direct
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a man reportedly opened fire on a trial in this city which is located in iran forty kilometers south of i'm struck down the shooter is said to have fled the scene there is no word as yet on the suspect or suspects whereabouts police are considering they have said a possible terrorist motive for they tackle him we do know that it is i'm too. terror of police as well as local service is the same the condition of the victims as well unknown at this point emergency services we know have been working at the scene for a run an hour or so three helicopters were in the vicinity airlifting the injured first aid of course happening on the tram itself as well the dutch prime minister has expressed concern over the shooting the government with whole crisis talks in the coming hours we are right across this story any and all verified reports we will bring it to you on the program. not
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express concerns over a fuss that bouncing five g. wireless technology they say it could potentially interfere with vital weather data setting forecast accuracy back fifty years old quarter more remember the devastation left in the wake of america's worst hurricanes. now think what if those affected had one less day to brace for disaster might seem hard to imagine but nasa warns that this could be the future of weather forecasts and it's all because of the new five g. network everyone's ranting and raving about. a new boston that way has the potential to transform the internet the promise is to connect nearly every aspect of our lives over an incredibly fast reliable wireless network driving cars smart
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cities fully connected homes and. this is the future in a lean howard. she. sure five g. might provide better cell phone coverage but to set it up the federal communications commission wants to auction off the bandwidth used by meteorologists to predict the weather and that nasa warns could knock forecasting accuracy all the way back to nine hundred seventy the current federal communications commission proposal would have a significant negative impact on the transmission of critical science data the problem has to do with a special radio frequency sensors that detect weather patterns operate on the same wavelength that five g. is set to use now these sensors are vital for quickly informing the public of natural disasters without them it would have been impossible to predict hurricane sandy's trajectory in two thousand and twelve and meteorologists are worried because a new five g. network could drown out that information and this is
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a very difficult thing because a lot of the radio frequencies that are used to sense the atmosphere to get of starvation is about the weather are very close to areas where five g. will occur and in fact we do know that many of the weather sure asians that we collect from space. do meaningfully impact estimates of the track and intensity of developing storms over the ocean this is not only in issue or the united states it is an issue for the entire world the f.c.c. wipe their hands clean of scientists concerns they said a quick rubber stamp from the state department was good enough for them it's no wonder though the federal communications commission will move forward as planned. in the race to five g. and the american people can quickly enjoy the benefits of the next generation of
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ones connectivity donald trump already said american companies need to compete or get left in the dust and a full speed ahead charge into a five g. world is apparently the only way to do. as for the everyday american well they'll have to bear the consequences i'm definitely five g. because we've been through hurricanes here you're not going to slow down technology and the applications that we can use five g. four are very exciting i'm not sure the risks have been defining i'm not sure that we know what the risks are i do believe a faster internet connection is. worth the risk over three thousand puerto rican died as a result of hurricane maria in two thousand and seventeen without the warnings twenty first century technology brings there is no telling how much devastation the next disaster may bring donald quarter r.t. . ok we're turn to our breaking news from the netherlands several people are reported injured in
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a shooting incident in the city of track the live pictures have just come in to us in the last few moments a mom reportedly opened fire on a truck in the city and that is believed to be one mom at this stage although multiple attackers are not categorically ruled to art at this happen as we see the new tractor and forty kilometers side of at least one fatality just as we look at the pictures right now of what seems to be a body lying on the ground side the try on the ground local media taking these pictures right now body bike over. over the person or persons right now. the shooter by the way is said to have fled the scene so the attacker is large the police have said just moments ago about there is no word on the whereabouts of him or her police are considering
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a possible terrorist motive for the attack and it is the terror police which are right off the scene as well as a lot of emergency services as well you can see these yellow ambulances a lot of police cars trying to cover the area not allowing people telling people to stay away from this facility just west of the city center of tract a busy area it happened at around ten forty five just after rush hour but still a lot of people would have been entering and going out of the city about stage on the monday morning by the way the dutch prime minister say that the government will hold crisis talks in the coming hours local media say that the dutch terrorism coordinator will also convene a meeting in response to the shooting we are across this story and bring you more as it comes in. still stay with us for the very latest on the story and plenty more besides he said.
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so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy going from station let it be an arms race. spearing dramatic development only personally i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical of time time to sit down and talk. what politicians do something that. they put themselves on the line they get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president. or some want to. have to go right to be close it's like them before three of them or can people get
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. interested always in the waters about how this. question. during the great depression which i'm old enough to remember there was most of my family were unemployed working class there wasn't it was bed you know much worse subject of listen today but there was an expectation that things were going to get better. there was a real sense of hopefulness there isn't today today's america where shape by the turn principles of concentration of wealth and power. reduced democracy attack soloed. engineer elections manufacture consent and other prince holds according to no i'm chomsky. one set of rules for the rich. that's what happens when you put her into the. will switch
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is dedicated to increasing power virtue of just as you'd expect one of the most influential intellectuals of our time speaks about the modern civilization of america.
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i'm not sure is that c.n. we're going on the ground as foreign ministers from a group of countries jailing their politicians and refusing to admit refugees meet in brussels the european union coming up on the show is this the end of the european project as italy becomes the first the seven country to get to deciding up to communist china's building roads we speak to people but director general of the italian treasury. and we agreed that it is both right and legal to take military action together with our closest allies to alleviate further humanitarian suffering tourism a bomb syria while negotiating bricks that she used. sarin gas for the case for war is the o.p.c. w contradict. we go to aleppo and new york to investigate all the some more coming up in today's going underground but first after more air strikes back where you can
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yards of the world's largest open air prison guards a new allegations of the past few days against british soldiers not bloody sunday but for involvement in alleged war crimes in the world's worst humanitarian crisis it's a u.k. war covered again and again on this channel you might find the upcoming pictures disturbing according to the latest information from the red cross twenty nine children were killed all under the age of fifteen forty eight more were injured including thirty children the strike hit the north of the country which is under rebel control yemeni n.g.o.s there investigated twenty seven apparently unlawful air strikes launched in yemen and chairperson or walk or gave testimony at the u.s. congress in the past few days was released since about. incidents that killed and injured civilians in yemen it's very preventable many of the cases what we have documented there is not even a military target people themselves were asking why we were targeted. it is even
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a strange it's just it's not that's why it's not a matter of training it's a matter of accountability they don't care but dres i'm a does care not hear about the eighty percent of the twenty four million requiring humanitarian assistance or the fourteen point three million right now in acute need but about the country she is selling the weapons to what matters is that we have the relationship in gauge that enables us to do that but we will also be talking about the very important relationship that u.k. has with saudi arabia an important relationship yes in terms of trade but also in terms of security security the jeremy corbin who backs international calls for an arms embargo and saudi arabia says it's actually threatened by u.k. involvement in the world's worst humanitarian crisis the government is of course still suppressing a report into the funding of extremism which allegedly found evidence of saudi funding going to terrorist groups here in the u.k. thus threatening our sick.

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