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the. hidden dangers the report claims hundreds of household items sold in the european union could contain chemicals. under attack syrian army positions are targeted by jihadists in little province to use tanks and explosive packed vehicles get a simple rebranding exercises apparently absolve them in the eyes of the west. for 5 more years the world's biggest election sees the incumbent prime minister handed another in india we look at whether the perceived eliteness of his closest rival proved to turn off the voters.
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this is a national. hundreds of european companies have been flooding the e.u. market for years with items containing potentially harmful chemicals that's according to germany's largest environmental charity it's released a study warning that consumers right across the block could 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's claimed can put unborn children at risk for certain cosmetic and personal products are said to core serious i every taishan and dizziness 654 companies were named as culpable most of the german british or dutch big names like exxon mobil and the buyer on the list. picks up the
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story. when it comes to using hazardous chemicals at 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 face exposure on a day 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 ranging clothes shoes and makeup even children's toys borne says these potentially harmful chemicals a 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 worse still the european
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chemical agency we see a.j. is accused of trying to sweep this scandal under the rug. has said on 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 cheek to tell us the rest of this investigation shows around $650.00 companies and many households 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 bund says the. that's not enough and is demanding that the e.u. and national authorities raise their game in a bid to ensure that the products we use are simply just say the. show that people see not see having. a latte asked some of the companies accused of wrongdoing to comment on the claims including b.s.f. sapphic and tank will by sapphic and hangal have responded saying that while they comply with all safety regulations they all committed to improving wherever possible you know the my head's an environmental n.g.o.s told us he believes the study only scratches the surface of the problem i think there is a big possibility that behalf knocking the coals on the market who have not sufficiently been checked we house no clear intermission wish chemicals we have no clear information which ones have been sufficiently checked the only thing that we
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can know for sure is that the system doesn't work properly we have to can because. apparently not sufficiently controlled and that is a potentially a big danger so all the information recalled must. face equally short of stiffness it suits far from complete. and this is playing with the lives of people. meanwhile activists have stormed the paris h.q. of pharmaceutical giant bio which was mentioned in the study they staged the protest against the health and environmental dangers posed by some of the products of by a subsidiary monsanto of a surrounding the monsanto weed killer roundup were brought into the spotlight recently when a california court ordered the firm to pay a record $2000000000.00 worth of damages that sum to a couple suffering from cancer which they successfully argued had been caused by the herbicide and back in france accord their rule that the company was liable for
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the sickness of a farmer who used a monsanto weed killer despite the rulings monsanto and buyer insist that their products are safe adding that health regulators worldwide agree. islamic states may have been all but routed from syria but just harvest the still wreaking havoc in the country the latest incarnation of what was the our nursery front as attack syrian army positions in northern province the last rebel stronghold in the country but by rebranding the extremists appear to have fooled some in the west as the explains. this late in the civil war by any measure this offensive was huge he had to do that sharm or h.g.'s widely viewed as al-qaeda swing in syria nusra front fielded hundreds of jihad just for this offensive according to russian intelligence 30 pick up trucks equipped with various guns 7 tanks 4 a.p.c.'s to jihad move bills or
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vehicles packed with explosives and driven by suicide bombers as i said a huge offensive aimed at taking a government held town car for the border. to . according to the russian come on the syrians held out against 3 waves the jihad is still losing more than $100.00 fighters for tanks most of their pick up trucks they 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
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the regimes decision to launch air strikes sends a terrible signal of disregard toward the u.n. political process russia has claimed its 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 where we refuse to consider terrorists as untouchable and we'll continue to fight them despite the objections of some of our partners united states reiterate that any escalation in violence in northwest syria would destabilize the region well as 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
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weapons the regime's attacks against the communities of northwest syria must end remarkably nowhere in their press statement does the us mention al qaida though age c.s. denies any affiliation they were branded change their name from nusra front but that is seen as a rule to avoid harsh 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 the 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 interest in the international community are making sure 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 all over the middle east yet in syria's. biggest stronghold taking their side if in directly demanding that the syrian government leave them alone taking seriously the claims and statements about chemical weapons as i say remarkable
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terrorism specialist and for britain says damascus should go on the offensive and it. is not going to be possible to to fight terrorism without going to the terrorist strongholds and that's absolutely necessary we're talking about a group h.t.s. which is an offshoot of l. ners there are links 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 undermine these terrorists i think that the concern is whether chemical weapons have been used or whether there have been any said she is of chemical weapons because of the large civilian population that has also been terrorized by the strong hold that on his or offshoot h.t.s. has on this area. the world's biggest election in india is drawing
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to a close with the incumbent prime minister narendra modi securing another term the p.m.'s been celebrating his victory with supporters around 900000000 eligible voters over 600000000 cast ballots main opponent rahul gandhi has conceded defeat but these are trying to look at why again deeds of the candidate of the elite failed to make it bodes. have a look at this simple guy modi as a child the prime minister helped his dad sell tea at 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 is not seen as a serious challenge or do we start another in them won't be because dynasty is not it doesn't appear to the young people in the country anymore if you contrast. the who done the. prime minister now to the bone who actually has risen from the bottom he comes from the very poor section of society he comes from a cost which is thrown on the 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. on. you know their dynasty of congress and the levy for the last almost 70 years just completely lost it's of the. year on year it's becoming clear politicians. all around the world should have realized 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 play or independence from the elites who lead us from one financial and foreign policy disaster to another. 800
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groups of people what. do you have heard me talking of all the people and or abusing. taking advantage of going going. and he main task is to bring into the politics in our country on a completely new people fresh decent people who actually care. what if soon government hopefuls will begin misplacing their elite backgrounds just like some do with parts of their tax returns. freedom charlie a professor and dana at the jindal school of international affairs no longer a national opposition party in the country. i think essentially it shows that the
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people of india continue to be leading an investor who. is in for upward mobility and for economic growth and to become a great poet in world politics all of this you know what we do mr movies the carrying of the hopes of the people of india just because he won doesn't mean that it's all going to be easy but definitely he has the massive mandate of the public behind him. so i think that could give him strength in his 2nd term as he embarks on what he calls the you know on the journey to india so that is actually not national opposition party what its name anymore and they have to blame themselves for it because they lost sight of the needs of the changing times and of the changing indian voter psyche. ok money is coming your way after this short break.
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welcome back donald trump is prepared to do anything to escape possible impeachment including starting a war with iran according to one us democrat i believe that the president of the united states is on the cusp of takes must without the consent of congress because he fears impeachment just think about it now we're at war with iran everybody is afraid of iran the whole middle east isn't tom well and we are impeaching a president. for this particular mortgage loans is now from stateside kelly please take us through exactly what is being claimed. well at this point we've got
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different news agencies that are claiming that roughly 5 to 10 u.s. troops are headed for the middle east in an escalation with iran in response to their withdrawal from the nuclear deal now it's also important to note that on wednesday at the senate foreign relations committee a vote was taken and the vote would have blocked funding for any unauthorized attack on iran however that vote failed the ruling the resolution to overrule any funding for unauthorized attack alternately was not passed now we have some concerns expressed by chris murphy a democratic senator arguing that perhaps the trumpet ministration could use loopholes legal loopholes in the law to start a war with iran this is his concern. maybe trump will say but iran they've been measured c. but that's a loophole that would have any president to claim any number of middle east crisis as an emergency and then congress will never be able to object to the non-sale
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again now mike pompei oh the u.s. 3 secretary of state and the acting head of the pentagon were recently on capitol hill to discuss with members of congress the issues regarding the islamic republic of iran however the meeting was not particularly reported on well apparently there was quite a bit of disagreement let's review some of what was said about that meeting. our biggest focus at this point is to prevent iranian miscalculations. very much but intentionally or unintentionally. we create a situation in which a war will take place this is about deterrence not about war that's been our worry from the beginning this is blind escalation with the hope that the iranians will come to the table in the end i'm hoping that this show of force will result in deescalating not escalate i think when you do that you're talking about
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a war busy that will go on and on and on. now a recent poll that was conducted across the united states showed that more than half of americans a majority do believe that in the coming years there will be a war between the united states and iran now only 12 percent of the u.s. public would favor a 1st strike against iran while overall 60 percent say the usa should not start a new war against the islamic republic of iran so many watching the situation in the middle east watching the situation in washington d.c. and on capitol hill and at the white house very nervous about how things could ask a late in the coming days and weeks it will bring is the line from new york thank you. turkey's refusing to back down over its decision to buy the russian made s. $400.00 missile defense system the spot washington threatening its nato ally with sanctions if it follows through with the multibillion dollar deal made back in 2017
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. we've sent personnel to russia for 400 training that will begin in the coming days and will spend the month. of the news of turkey reaffirming its commitment to the deal comes after the u.s. reportedly issued an ultimatum saying ankara must back on the f. 400 by june in favor of a u.s. made alternative they want to would otherwise face repercussions from nato so the 1st time washington sold to pressure its ally over the agreement with russia turkey must choose its potential acquisition. of the 100 will result in a reassessment of turkey's participation in the f. 35 program those who want to remain a critical partner the most successful military alliance in the history of the world we are against the having some of our partners and allies around the world potentially purchase that's for hundreds to potential sanctions or doesn't want to risk the security of their partnership but washington assigned to the us for
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hundreds and compatibility with nato technology as being the reason for opposition it also said that there's a risk russia could together sensitive information about the u.s. made f. $35.00 fighter jets which turkey has in force. will take has consistently defended the deal saying that its neighbor greece has an older mode of the s 400 and that it's not faced any blowback from the united states signed back in december 2017 the price tag on the 4 us $462.00 and a half $1000000000.00 that's around half the price of the u.s. alternative the 1st batch is due to be delivered early this summer both china and india also signed up for the s 400 or turkish ambassador to the u.s. for group of who says that washington's rhetoric of ultimatums is simply not conducive to cooperation. i think that the propensity. for the u.s. administration and now the congress to impose sanctions on
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anything that they don't like. is a dirty unfortunate have seen this in the case of your long and the truth telling us sanctions. on countries that purchases for hundreds. is in my judgment unlawful and necessary for i think. america should make its products. motion technology more price competitive done that trying to or that force countries. to make choices. and blushing and to the inclusion of tension in the sanctions it's wrong it's all lawful that's illegal ok you know it's gotten international appreciate your company stick around i'll have updates for you in just over half an .
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hour early answering an era. and a flag money no money with flags on it or cards or have an open paid or royal person good big. dish you will not obey the voice of the lord your god will be careful to do all these commandments and he sticks you to which i come on you this day in all these curses shall come upon you and overtake you want to lead and then the white people just don't profit and definite must be returned to the people if they get rid of whites only problems will go away. the final creed with and it went on. as president of the people the. wide for. every single day. people being
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tortured to death expression the elderly people in the. mania somebody. make been and these white horse will find themselves affected by crime and we. pointedly give my teens and pre-teens it's all sweats and a lot of. what are you going to have for dinner today we don't need a new thing i'm asking for a nice meal bad schools cold feet and civil war in south africa easy never to. profit from warfare and each own not be in the tone of your hand to begin. with and really there's not much happening in the global economy as
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a result of the us trying so called trade war just to put things in perspective most things that are exported from china so united states are exported as finished products the same holds true for most things exported from the us to china so if any tariffs on those products while they might affect the price levels in the us or in china and they might affect the level of trade between the us and china they simply don't destroy the global supply chain and so the rest of the world is hardly affected at all. this is boom both broadcasting around the world and covering the world of business and finance and on us all of the new breed on washington and i'm his c.i.
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here's us on deck today as the world's 2 superpowers continue to exchange trade lows and may not all be bad news for some nation professor richard wells joins us to break down how some neighbors on china's doorstep are capitalizing on the trade turmoil and finally boeing is back under fire again this time from beyond america's borders from china to europe to correspondent alex middleaged gives us an aerial view of boeing's turbulent situations all of that directly ahead but 1st we have some headlines let's go. huawei continues to make headlines today as the u.k. mobile carriers iii and vodafone drop while away devices from their 5 g. network both carriers worth said to include weiwei but given the u.s. is government ban was always future looks uncertain while way runs on android outside of china but the band prevents it from buying u.s. goods including the crucial android license this throws how future of software
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updates will work and whether it will have access to the google app store into question both carriers refuse to launch the product until they can assure customers of long term usability but huawei is not without options in spite of the ban as the 2nd largest phone maker in the world qualities sheer size could create the one true competitor to i us and android as amazon had previously demonstrated with kendall building an android work devoid of google is entirely possible and with its millions of loyal fans all over the world holway may realize i google isn't essential or even sun troll to the android experience on their phone. shows with qualcomm have been severely depressed following news they cannot do business with wall way one of its biggest customers today. talk about hammered again as u.s. district judge lucy cole ruled that qualcomm used a lawful anti-competitive practices to license patents for modems use in mobile
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phones the lawsuit was filed in 27 seen by the us federal trade commission mirroring similar antitrust claims made by pool hall and qualcomm reached a surprise settlement last month that called for i phone to once again use qualcomm modem chips ditching intel in favor of an exclusive deal qualcomm's exclusive deals with apple for closed while bulls and was cited as a prime example of its anti-competitive tactics used to maintain its monopoly judge co was ordering qualcomm to change how does business warning it will be monitored for 7 years to ensure it complies and while the trademark dispute between the u.s. and china left many businesses in a state of confusion and uncertainty and i expected beneficiary emerges be it nom companies operating in china have been subject to increased tariffs on exports to the u.s. so businesses are making the smart decision to move manufacturer m. production over to bradley thought their neighbor vietnam's economy has grown.

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