it was one of the richest companies certainly and now it's one of the poorest countries of the world company not a country did a slip of the tongue. a ship allegedly. pulled from the mediterranean. more than a hundred rescue board including children. they're not castaways pirates. drugmaker returns billions of dollars that are allegedly overcharged.
thanks for joining us this. would venezuela continuing to grapple with a dire economic crisis intermittent power outages adding to its woes the country's opposition leaders calling for fresh waves of protests this comes after the u.s. president on wednesday again stressed his opposition to the government and even accidentally branded venezuela explains. you can take a man out of business but you can't take business out of the man apparently u.s. president donald trump is living proof of that he's been tailoring this image of corporate sharks for decades and is now taking the approach to politics the potential of venezuela. don't properly and with with democracy it would be incredible it was one of the richest companies certainly and now it's one of the
poorest countries of the was a slip of the tongue for sure but could it be a fraud and one well he seems to have appointed venezuela's new c.e.o. a long time ago i mean what else could one why do b. in this i mean as an owner trump would want a man he can trust running this venture it has been an expensive one and the u.s. plans to invest more into it. the budget also would continue democracy assistance for venezuela and includes new flexibility to provide additional funds to support a democratic transition or respond to the crisis there including up to five hundred million dollars in transfer authority to support programs managed by the state department and usaid venezuela has proven to be an important asset for trump for sure but after all it's not the only one tells and golf courses are going to manage themselves so venezuela has to share trump attention it's only natural if the little things escape his gaze like the fact that some of the investment was
literally set ablaze by those for whom it was intended they don't take the girl or take gade if sent hundreds of millions of dollars worth of aid to the border he would take the. ground that his people starve than take the ira gets going even from a political standpoint even from a dictator standpoint i don't think that's good it was why dose support is not more duros who said those trucks with aid on fire but perhaps just an honest mistake by an employee right as former duro he did lead aid in except not from the us but from russia and that is one of the obvious differences between trump's companies and sovereign states the latter can do business with whoever they please but in donald trump said it's all the same competitors must not take over. to get out.
the all options are out all just so you understand all options are off another thing how a business is different you can bankrupt it and its workers can at least hope to get paid leave and find employment elsewhere a country that's a slightly different scale. trump is a business representing the capitalist class in the us and what they want to lay hold in see an enormous. trump has absolutely no interest in the lives of the average person. interested in. money. a course trump or pence or any group of nato generals has absolutely no right to speak on any matter regarding our sovereignty and every one of the actions they
have taken are a complete violation of international law and of the un charter. a turkish ship allegedly seized by migrants in the mediterranean has now arrived in malta wealthy's forces earlier boarded the small tanker and guided it support me of a capital letter more than one hundred moderates on board including twelve children the refugees were picked up on wednesday by the merchant vessel at sea when they learned they were being returned to libya they hijacked the ship and set course for europe four people have reportedly been arrested in the interior minister moto soviet he called the incident piracy. it is the first case the first act of piracy of delinquency on the high seas with immigrants asking for help it was the who were rescued by this merchant ship flying a foreign flag six miles from tripoli with a hijacked the freighter saying no do not go south go north they're not castaways
they are pirates italy's coalition government has set a goal of curbing migration into the country while the european union has announced that will suspend maritime patrols that have rescued thousands of refugees and asylum seekers instead it plans on close coordination with libya which is the main starting point for refugees and. trying to cross the sea from north africa to europe we spoke to london metropolitan university senior research fellow george some well if you think that the migration crisis is nato's responsibility. well i think it's the the problem the europeans are going to have is that you have this very powerful forces. within your. welcoming the migrants and i'm sure that the initial response of the multi-source origins will be we are not letting anybody in. but.
the human rights the amnesty international the george soros crowd will say by god this is inhumane european civilization is coming to an end these are people fleeing from most horrific tortures and. you have to let them in and i think in those circumstances it's going to be very hard for. these and the tally ends to say no. long campaign has been launched against the u.s. drug maker accused of inflating prices of a ninety eight chevy drug by thousands of dollars turns out the company doesn't even own the patent for the treatments more pain has the full details. all across the american political spectrum almost everyone seems to agree that prescription drug costs are too high we will never stop fighting for our children our seniors and those in need of prescription drugs and working families who cannot afford the escalation of cost the drug lobby is making an absolute fortune at the expense of
american consumers but the big companies couldn't care less about the government's opinion gilead sciences takes the prize among hated pharma giants its new medication for people who've been infected with hiv is selling for roughly sixteen hundred to two thousand dollars a month needless to say there has been outrage we're here today at u.s.c. . to protest the gillie ads pricing their new combination therapies strike there's no valid reason for it to be price it's purely greed and profit driven by their new h.i.v. drug provide abroad in a whopping three billion dollars last year but they deserve to be compensated for their creativity and innovation making a new product right well here's the thing it turns out it was actually us taxpayer money that paid for developing the new drug the scientific research and the testing necessary it was all paid for by the us government however it's guilty of stockholders that get the profits no royalties of any kind are being paid into the
u.s. treasury essentially right and i bet is a huge problem with access to. expose your profile access for profit in the united states to prevent a champion action basically there's a lot of low income communities people of color trans women who are not being able to access this drug and a huge part of that is because the company that makes it good science is charge is sixteen hundred dollars for a drug that only costs six dollars now there is similar outrage when gilead started charging over one thousand dollars a pill for its hepatitis c. drug cartel for her. but. now there's another famous case of the chief executive turning pharmaceuticals martin squarely jacking up the price of a jar of pram an anti parasite medication five thousand percent from its initial cost of thirteen fifteen and when pressed in congress to justify his reasoning mr lee seemed to laugh in their faces i want to plead with you to use any remaining
influence you have over your former company to pressure them to lower the price of these drugs you can look away if you like but i wish you could see the faces of people no matter what misreads let's say. i get the drugs now justice was served but in another fashion the c.e.o. mr ali was convicted on two counts of securities fraud and sent to seven years in prison the price of daraa for him however has never lowered all of this seems to point to the fact that big pharma has got the u.s. public in a position of weakness for someone infected with hiv virus could be life or death needless to say people in such circumstances are pretty ripe for being get out but this raises a bigger question how much freedom should influential corporations have especially when they are receiving so much government assistance in order to do their work caleb r.t.
new york. british m p's will return to westminster on friday to debate a motion relating to bricks it was a psycho to online but to reason means divorce could be put to the test for a third time this comes after indecision clouded another vote on wednesday on options to try to get the brakes a process on the straight and narrow it will turn to has included a second referendum revoking article fifty and even staying in the e.u. for two years. has tried to remind ourselves what we've decided to do. oh i think the public will look at on these proceedings in. amazement this. guy will be completely bemused by walks has gone on this is either the c.d.s. movement for all of us and we have to reflect that this house of commons has tried to find you we through the brics the crisis over the last few bugs and we have.
it is of course a very great disappointment that the house is not chosen to find a majority for any proposition it does simplify what's now one offer which really is a city in the european union as we've just heard. all week no due to tool that is. now what's on offer and we pressurize a lot of the m.p.'s course if point theresa may can bring her deal back to the house which will be seen now as huge really important to do because actually that's going to be the only option isn't. there and leave in european union with the harbor but all this came as the reason why in alex her intention to step down as prime minister but only after she's the livered brick sits now according to downing street the prime minister's concession cames in a closed door meeting with conservative m.p.'s i'm prepared to leave this job
earlier than i intended in order to do what is right for our country and our party i ask everyone in this room to back the deal so we can complete our historic duty to deliver on the decision of the british people and leave the european union with a smooth and orderly bracks. ukase opposition leader jeremy corbyn was quick to react to the news saying may's proposal was about party management and not in the best interests of british citizens he also added that a switch of government should be left to the public voters to decide. the economist joins a nelson mccausland a former social development minister in northern ireland think that the reason why his proposed resignation won't help solve the crisis. many bricks or tears will be encouraged by her announcement but she is going what the position i think for the day you pay and for the vast majority of unionists northern a simply this the deal that she house currently on the table with
you is on acceptable whether she stares or whether she goes the problem for them remains that the backstop is deeply deeply problematic the british approach to british it has been entirely governed by party politics mrs ney has sought to keep the conservative party together by proposing a kind of compromise arrangement that to some extent at least satisfy the hard line breaks it has and also the remain as a softer briggs's within her own party. well this is just the latest in what's been a pretty turbulent few weeks in westminster for alternative view of the brics saga do have a look at the latest episode of in case you missed it. yeah yeah loud and clear yeah well what he really been counted out here is more and more waiting for news in the imminent arrival of the little baby brags that now little
baby brags it's huge eight was meant to be that twenty ninth of march but doctors insist on i think that maybe ten maybe even do just that but they said there's been a bit of excitement because we saw somebody very gay related to little baby brags that go inside this building which is also vaguely related to a little baby brags that now we know the mother's been experiencing substantial difficulties high blood pressure severe morning sickness she hasn't been able to keep anything down for months whatever she tries to get through it just keeps getting regurgitated now as you can imagine this is an extremely difficult situation for the mother she never wanted this to begin with then according to all reports the father is trying to discern baby brags that according to one source he was last seen in me with this truck has.
that we don't know if it's going to be a hard or a soft delivery who does the chances of a normal elective emergency c. election which is a dangerous procedure and it carries a lot of risks or there was out there but he could just pull out now some have called for the baby to stay where it is rather than risk that such just look at the crowds out here hugh so much anticipation people want to know when the baby brags it is going to be delivered and of course many are concerned about the risk of a still. dark side of america's presence in japan and how the one for us maureen is giving. voice to get in just a few moments. seize
private companies that have got a lot of v.c. venture capital funding are ready to go public this year i saw the list they're all going out of forty fifty sixty seventy billion dollars valuation so the prediction here is that it will be the end of this cycle you're going to have a two thousand and one style crash. due to the fact that there's nothing to support the valuations of these companies and very quickly crash.
international a wall authorities in japan face a public backlash and the results some of the results are a friend of mine u.s. military bases all in all can all too american women are helping victims of sexual assault by u.s. servicemen dr perry told us why she thought of the group. the reason that i wanted to create survivors you know and it's because it's been my feelings for him through we went through i was so lost i didn't know where to turn for help i didn't know who to trust i did you know and you know what answer what questions to ask i didn't
know what to search for i feel like you know the military justice system is clean it's. and it has not caught up with the times today to be able to accommodate the cases that we're seeing in to adjudicate successful age adjudicate cases that we're seeing this is this is not a negative light that's being shown on our military and that's a positive that we we don't want misbehavior happening. if it's on the military bases located in a densely populated area its host larry hall for american troops stationed in the country locals have been outraged by the behavior of u.s. troops they've been involved in multiple crimes over the years the u.s. and japan have been helped and the weights have a way to move the base to for more than twenty years and many people want the base off the island altogether.
just. it's human nature in any institution in any culture and there's going to be battles and unfortunately there are bad apples in the united states military just like there are in any other military in the world and. if these crimes are committed against foreign nationals in whatever country they are our military station and i want them to know to be able boyce that these these survivors of abuse sexual abuse by our service members it occurs have a voice and if they have somewhere to go and they can pursue justice just because they were sexually abused by the united states military member does it mean that
they have to stay silent if they don't want to you and i do understand that not everyone wants to pursue justice but at least they can know what their options are what their rights are and. decide to they can pursue justice and. cannot be scared to do so. new polls suggest the findings of special counsel on alleged russia collusion aside little effect on americans on sunday the two year long investigation concluded that there was no sign of a conspiracy between america and president the kremlin according to the poll almost half of those surveyed to some extent believe that trump or his team did collude with russia during that twenty sixteen campaign opinion was split if democrats in congress should continue digging into trump including those ties with russia or any investigation and finally an overwhelming majority said the findings of the moon report haven't changed their minds at all we spoke to people on the streets of new
york to get their opinion. do you still think that trump colluded with russia. yeah yeah he's a traitor i don't trust their report my don't trust any of them because ultimately . it's a conspiracy. to make america races again they're all around trial but somehow trump isn't involved it just seems strange to me people don't like him because he's a rich guy well what is the media been saying about it for the past few years it's always been a clue that he's definitely clued into these everything loaded and therefore comes out he has excluded everyone still believing that so happened the main stream press has completely given up. standards in reporting this story i mean the new york from the new york times to washington post to c.n.n. and especially in this in d.c. . the other news networks and the have just been all over at each other trying to beat each other with the latest rumor and. including this
specially the russian collusion thing so it's on the news every night russian collusion russian collusion and people are watching at four to six hours a day it's mind numbing it's the end of your work day you come home and you watch that with a beer and you know it just sinks into your skull it's propaganda. thing with trump the american president's decision to recognize his very sovereignty over the golan heights going to wave of condemnation at the un security council on wednesday the territory which sits between israel syria jordan and lebanon was seized by israel in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven it was and for many addicts the nine hundred eighty one even washington's close allies voiced staunch opposition to the u.s. president's move saying it sets a dangerous precedent. this decision is of critical critical strategic and security importance to the state of israel and the u.s. believes it can contribute to stability the decision by the united states to recognize israel. over the heights is in. contravention of security council
resolution four nine seven thank you should you been slow to side steps not only one of the norms of international law but also the security council resolutions we are concerned that this unilateral decision not only complicates the prospect of a fine and comprehensive settlement in the middle east by pleats to instability in the region and trumpet administration apparently wants to show some generosity towards israel we would suggest the americans not to lay their hands on what is not theirs the us itself is in doubt with a vast expanse of land so the americans could get the israelis north and south carolina for example why not south carolina is a great piece of land why not give israel a state or two if this administration really wants to have israel support their golan heights either it will always be either heard of sovereign territory we thank
the united states for just then you started problem ation this fair play to many others it has taken before shoulder their willingness of the united states to honor reality on the ground instead of recruiting ridge you know really it's undermining responsibility it seems to be. pretty much universally being criticized it's really undermining our. international are you know and even that you won't surrender i be this statement so traditional allies like the u.k. is being very critical of the us position on here is that significant. is it true in the increasing isolation of the united states which it's getting cozy with israel but it. seems to be little by little do or think it is traditional european allies there that allows this our farm team and myself life as they. with
us on the international scene again thirty minutes for the latest global news up to . break said countdown tonality. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race is often scary dramatic to follow only i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time time to sit down and
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went back to where they were so the answers back here they're trying again fifteen feet apart at this point and that's when the officer pulled out his gun and even turned three. this is a boom bust broadcasting around the world and covering the world of business and finance and impact upon us all i'm in a burrito filling in for our children in washington we're glad you're on board coming up today you do you has overall overhauled their online copyright laws but what does it mean for producers and consumers on the internet internet hillary for which the c.e.o. of this show mark joins us to surf through the details and trade tensions continue to fill the air but how has it affected national deficit professor richard wolfe
joins us to break it all down and ahead on new numbers from wall street and later we're on the watch chain is our t.v. producer great job or in an interview o'connor of swift on what could be the bright future of watching all of that directly ahead but first we had some headlines. a promise to resign these are global report today is u.k. prime minister theresa may reportedly has indicated to her conservative poly party colleagues that she is willing to resign once a broad agreement is approved ten downing street later released the text of her short speech to conservative m.p.'s in which she acknowledged quote desire for a new approach and new leadership in the second phase of bracks in negotiations this may wrote i am prepared to leave this job earlier than i intended in order to do what is right for our country and our party the resident resignation offer seem to be the last card ms may have left to play and tried to try to get her deal past
parliament and initial reports suggest the move may secure the boast of at least some euro skeptics in her party mrs may's game changing concession landed on a marathon day of debate and a defacto opinion polling votes on a range of sixteen different drugs at options and par. element speaker of parliament john bercow was expected to call those options to about eight he also insisted that he will not allow a third vote on him on miss may's brecht's that plan unless it substantially differs from the one parliament has rejected twice. and there are new european rules of the road for internet content providers as the european parliament passes a new copyright law that significantly tightens legal standards for what can be shared online video sharing site you tube as well as google and facebook were among the stakeholders opposing the new law content creators including movie studios and music labels on the other hand argue that copyright protections must be updated for the internet age the controversy is centered on two articles.