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hidden dangers a report claims hundreds of household items sold in the e.u. could contain harmful chemicals. syrian army positions are targeted by jihad us in live province to use tanks and explosive tank and vehicles yet a simple rebranding exercise has apparently absolved them in the west's eyes. 5 more years the world's biggest election to see the incumbent prime minister headed to another term in india we look at whether the perceived elitist this of his closest rival turned off to voters.
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you're watching are 2 international coming to you live from the russian capital where it's just turned 6 pm welcome to the program. hundreds of european companies have been flooding the e.u. market for years with items containing potentially harmful chemicals according to germany's largest environmental charity it's released a study morning that consumers across the block could unwittingly be harming their health by using any of hundreds of popular everyday products the most dangerous item singled out however fall under the category of industrial substances which can cause genetic defects and cancer more commonly used products noted in the study include furniture toys and clothes which it claims can put unborn children at risk while certain cosmetic and personal products are said to cause serious i irritation and dizziness 654 companies were named as culpable most of them german british or
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dutch big names like exxon mobil and bear on the list for the drew pinsky picks up the story. when it comes to using hazardous chemicals on home we're told to wear gloves and to rinse immediately if your skin comes into contact with the product but according to a new report by environmental lobby group and european consumers a face exposure on daily basis and we don't even know about it as consumers we are kept in the dark not knowing if every day products are safe or not range from clothes shoes and makeup even children's toys borne says these potentially harmful chemicals are widely being sold to manufacturers of household goods without having being properly vetted it says some of these chemicals could cause a range of health problems from cancer to bring disorders were still with your pink
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chemical agency we see a.j. is accused of trying to sweep this scandal under the rug. has said in this problem for years we see the agency moving in the right direction by why all the secrecy the very foundation of e.u. chemical safety rules are being ignored bund revealed the top of the iceberg now it's on the to tell us the rest of this investigation shows around $650.00 companies and many household brands of breaking the law by failing to perform the required safety checks that are mandated by the e.c. ha's main safety regulation this includes some brands which are already making the headlines amidst major health scandals we have done and i'm a lot of work but that work i clearly and totally subscribe to is not sufficient and not enough. but we have looked at $700.00 substances up until now of those
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$702.00 thirds end up needing further data bunk. says that's not enough i miss the morning that the e.u. and national authorities raise their game in a bid to ensure that the products we use are simply just say beans show that gave us a coffee having. r.t. asked a number of companies accused of wrongdoing to comment on the claims including b a s f dow chemical and hankel and co has responded saying it complies with the rules of the european chemicals agency you're going to meyer who has an environmental n.g.o.s told us he believes the study only scratches the surface of the problem i think there is because it did see that behalf now can you coast on the market who has not sufficiently been checked we house nokia information which chemicals we have no clear information which ones have been sufficiently checked the only thing to be that can know is safe for sure is that the system doesn't work properly we
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have chemical who apparently not sufficiently control and that is a potentially a big danger so all the information because. basically sureness diffuse it so it's fossil complete. and this is playing with the lives of people. meanwhile activists have stormed the paris h.q. a pharmaceutical giant bayer which was mentioned in the study they staged a protest against the health and environmental dangers posed by some of the products of bears daughter company months sento the risks surrounding the monsanto weed killer runup were brought into the spotlight recently when they come for a new court ordered the firm to pay a record $2000000000.00 in damages to a couple suffering from cancer which they successfully argued had been caused by the herbicide and back in france a court there ruled that the company was liable for the sickness of a farmer who had used a month to reap killer this white the rulings one center and bear insist that their
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products are safe adding that health regulators worldwide. islamic state may have been all but routed out from syria but you hottest are still wreaking havoc in the country the latest incarnation of what was the front has attacked syrian army positions in northern province the last rebel stronghold in the country but by rebranding the extremists appear to afford some in the west more gusty explains. this late in the civil war by any measure this offensive was huge he had to do that shower more h.g.'s widely viewed as al qaeda is winning in syria nusra front fielded hundreds of jihad ists for this offensive according to russian intelligence 30 pick up trucks equipped with various guns 7 tanks for a.p.c.'s to jihad move beals or vehicles packed with explosives and driven
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by suicide bombers as i said a huge offensive aimed at taking a government held town and the border. according to the russian command the syrians held out against 3 waves the jihad the stews in more than $100.00 fighters for tanks most of their pickup trucks and also reportedly launched missiles at the russian air base in may mean though those that got close were shot down un security council is none too pleased russia and the regimes decision to launch air strikes sends
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a terrible signal of disregard toward the u.n. political process russia has claimed this so called return it she strikes surgical i quote surgical in their precision i hope i do not need medical treatment in moscow if surgical accuracy means what we've seen. we refuse to consider terrorists as untouchable and will continue to fight them despite the objections of some of our partners united states reader it's that any escalation in violence in northwest syria would destabilize. the region. we have our own view on who is destabilizing the region. both sides blame each other for this latest escalation fighting had been building up escalating for days now and as often happens in the rebels' jihad this crying foul saying ass adds gassing them we continue to see signs that the assad regime may be renewing its use of chemical weapons the regime's attacks against the communities of northwest syria must end
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remarkably nowhere in their press statement does the us mention al qaida though age c.s. denies any affiliation they were branded change the name from nusra front but that is seen as a rules to avoid harsh as scrutiny nothing is changed in their behavior still executing infidels fielding suicide bombers so imagine our surprise when we did some digging and found that the initial source of these chemical attack allegations which so concerned the us initial source was h.t.s. looser front al qaida worth noting though is that the u.s. is saying they can't verify anything bombing attacks which have been indiscriminate in very vicious have sent some 152200000 people in it most of whom are already
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internally displaced people to move again to temporary housing and create a huge burden on our very broad humanitarian effort that we in the internet rest of the international community are making so we're watching this very closely also the reports of chemical weapons use so far we cannot confirm it but we are watching it it's an interesting situation the u.s. europe allies spending billions infiltrating bombing fighting isis al qaida in afghanistan. in iraq in somalia or the middle east yet in syria's neighbor al qaida is biggest stronghold taking their side if in directly demanding that the syrian government leave them alone taking seriously their claims and statements about chemical weapons zeiss a remarkable terrorism specialist jennifer breen says damascus should go on the offensive an adlib. it's not going to be possible to to fight terrorism without
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going to the terrorist strongholds and that's absolutely necessary we're talking about a group h.t.s. which is an offshoot of al knows or a link to al qaeda so this is a very serious terrorist organization and it's also a terrorist organization that's in a place with a very large civilian population most of these civilians have been displaced or internally displaced because of the war because of other terrorist organizations and so it's crucial that this area be targeted to to undermine these terrorists i think that the concern is whether chemical weapons have been used or whether there have been any such use of chemical weapons because of the large civilian population that has also been terrorized by the strong hold that allen has or offshoot h.t.s. has on this area. the world's biggest election in india is drawing to an end with the incumbent prime minister narendra modi securing another term here you
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can see the latest pictures of the pm celebrating his victory with supporters india has around 900000000 eligible voters over 600000000 cast their ballots modi's main opponent gandhi has conceded defeat. looks at why gandhi dubbed the candidate of the elite failed to make inroads. to have a look at this simple guide modi as a child the prime minister helped his dad sell tea out a railway station ever heard of the caste system in india well his was officially classed as backwards there was even a t.v. show called the journey of the common man showing his tough life path.
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now let's compare that to opposition leader who gandhi's background his father was a prime minister preceded by guess who his grandmother his great grandfather was the founder of modern india and what matter the ukase super the cambridge university how's that for a contrast. not seen as a serious challenger to mr not in the mold because dynasty is not it doesn't appear to the young people in the country anymore if you contrast that dynasty off . gandhi let's see that the prime minister noted. who actually has risen from the bottom he comes from the very poor section of society he comes from a cost which is known although back would cause. so given the fact that there is
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a lot of appeal for people who come in from the very bottom and rising i think died on. you know the dynasty of the calmness has almost relieved it for the last almost 70 years because completely lost it's of the. year on year it's becoming clear politicians all around the world should have realised being a part of the elite is now out of fashion shall i remind you of what's been going on with the people's voting habits everywhere lately. i want you to imagine how much better our future can be if we did clear independence from the elites who lead us from one financial and foreign policy disaster to another. 800 people what. i'm sure you heard me talking about the
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people of beauty. begin a bunch of good people in. russia. and he main task is to bring into the politics of our country a completely new people fresh decent people who actually can. be seen as one. who of late. and i didn't mean the day on the stand. for example it's also back to the hockey nation saw. jump is not ordinary. americans. of course and he has his own way but i think he i think you need to do this and
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that maybe. this is see this competing against him that he didn't seem to be coming from the stuff so it was easier for him to send himself as that stepford on the he . was. at the elite but he was the washington stuff what if soon government hopefuls will begin misplacing their elite background stressed like some do with parts of their tax returns. telecom in the program it's revealed the us democrats have spent twice as much as donald trump on our answer with a 2020 presidential race that's the fight many of them claiming they won big money out of politics on that after a break. what is calling his magic. the new type of digital currency the
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centralized digital scarcity chancellor. of 2nd for bankers call the genesis blog for reason a civil disobedience a source of optimism because i can control my own financial destiny it's just a new way of coming to consensus it's a game changer in the human history this is columbus discovering a new world this paradigm shifting technology that transforms economics and finance in a heartbeat the apollo 11 landing on to the max and stacey. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy. let it be an arms race. spearing dramatic development only really. i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time to sit down and
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talk. here watching r.t. international welcome back and they report has a real that since january us democrats have splashed twice the cash as donald trump on online ads yet at the same time they've been very vocal about rejecting big bucks from lobbyists when it comes to funding their 2020 presidential campaigns hip-hop and steeper. from left wingers like bernie sanders to centrists like joe biden and tamala harris democrats are expressing a unified message of discussed about money and politics i mean i sat with bernie i'm the guy that told them you should accept any money from a super pac because people can't possibly trust you how are middle class guy except if you except so i've actually made a decision since i had that conversation then i'm not going to accept corporate pac checks and i think most americans actually agree that we need to get money out of
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politics pete buttigieg has promised to give back the money he received from corporations kemal harris has made similar statements but here's the thing perhaps they don't get direct funding from corporations but they have a cozy relationship with super pacs those are political action committees that are not legally required to disclose their donors let's not forget joe biden's wisdom from a few years back lobbyist are bad people special interest groups are not bad people but guess what they're corrosive. people who accept money from them or bad people but it's human nature while it may not be being broadcast on prime time television but many top democrats have a very close relationship with big financial interests take amala harris for example she has a super pac of her own that is very close with the bank known as citigroup and get tamlyn the banks managing director even hosted
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a fundraiser for camilla harris at his apartment as a gesture of friendship kamali even shook hands with his dog pete booed as she she's been hanging out with charles meyer the wall street banking exactly 2 of them have been munching on deli sandwiches kirsten gillibrand seems to be particularly close to big pharma she's already had a fundraiser at the home of a pfizer exec and at this point mark last read the wall street money manager is boasting that he's already met with 10 different democratic candidates at the end of the day candidates need money in. the past there was no candidates who didn't come to new york chicago l.a. for money today there are 2 candidates who aren't doing that elizabeth warren and bernie some does yes when the cameras are rolling the democrats want to fight against wall street and stand up for that forgotten american middle class however behind closed doors they want to get particularly cozy with the big daddy's of american finance capital and in the age of social media that's a lot harder to conceal well this goes to show you yet again the breathtaking
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incoherence of the democratic message keep in mind that many of these folks many if not all are very very wealthy and when you hear people who decry you and rail against big money and we're finding out how they're tapping into silicon valley wall street banks the big money the big money people it goes to show you that they are just like everybody else i just choose to lovable progressive liberal trying to get by with a paucity of funds and end if you can help me as we as we fight corporate industrial greed meanwhile behind the scenes there on the phone saying listen can you. hear me with you 1xw5w and 20000000 help me anybody else take your money they're no better or no worse than anybody else 2
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politicians. in anita's newly re-elected president has warned he will not tolerate further deadly unrest which erupted in the wake of his disputed victory on tuesday 6 people were killed and hundreds injured in the bios which spilled over into rioting on wednesday night. the thing thing. i think. was. thing. thing was. the u.s. embassy in jakarta issued a faith healer to its citizens to avoid the protests they broke out shortly after
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the central election committee confirmed the victory of current presence of a window several 1000 supporters of his opponent took to the streets authorities used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the protesters were armed with rocks and fire bombs the opposition leader claims there was widespread cheating in the vote and is going to challenge the result locals meanwhile say protesters should have chosen a different way to express their discontent. but also one should not be like this people should not follow these handicaps situations that say to my business as a drawing that passengers are afraid to travel in the streets because of the protests about what yesterday's demonstration was really too much especially the action of the antichrist such demonstrations are on the story we have all the local possibilities to protest if we see injustice happening it would be counter terrorism specialist and then raj believes radical islamists are infiltrating political groups in indonesia to propagate their ideas. the situation now we are
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getting at here is fear of the fact that political islam has been evolving farrah's into southeast asian countries especially in indonesia so we see extreme ways and radicals gaining popularity in political parties all position parties such as what from prior to the major radical islam you well there's a stream 5th groups up then the free being political parties now enter into the living. line light where they can actually probably see and propagate the ideology to believe or be a political needs in these countries. that's a global news update for this hour but don't forget you can always head to our website our team dot com for the details on all the stories and many more.
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such a tense situation in venezuela is still all over the news the problem in venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented but that socialism has been only implement from the inside venezuela things are different we're going to announce sanctions against petroleum to venezuela so she. famously have a son for the moment. down by saying that football my dad had a son we had to keep my son on. the whole story is a new mix and holding henry kissinger to tell him that he would not be tolerated that in latin america an old time of economic and social system could take hold and therefore the policy would be to make. the chilean economy scream
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so wants to make the call in the event this way in school. you know world of big movies lot and conspiracy it's time to wade to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door on the back and 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 we're watching closely watching the hawks. we are not to shy to talk about our ambition to turn chinese navy into a blue water navy actually we have built it clear that if i need a century p.-l. a will be developed hopefully into the military that would even crude
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a 1st because the chinese navy. this is lake says and she forms part of a high altitude nature reserve of. 7 underground springs nurture the picturesque basin nestling in eucalyptus woods. it's whether famous room indonesia's principal waterway starts its journey. to become can be sundown to get out of my dallas or. it runs 300 kilometers from source to mouth and there are over 2000 industrial facilities ranged along its banks.
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to 180 tons of toxic waste is dumped in the river every day. i'm out on your muscle. to do silly things. i also like to settle with them and getting a. room irrigates over 4000 rice fields and supplies drinking water to 25000000 people. of the month when yes our pool is still married by so many of us about us remember a couple of people. of all. probable.
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cause but up until. the last. call us. s. . yeah yeah. the middle. java
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is one of the world's most densely populated and you published online in the 1980s cheap labor attracted many all over the world the banks of the river became a popular place for building factories the government has alone factories to dump liquid wood into the room and its tributaries for decades so long as the water doesn't contain some 4 dozen banned industrial chemicals. we. see. someone you go. by the. other didn't but what on there are ok but.
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