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among the stories that shaped the week. 2 russian pilots pulled off an expert emergency landing to save their crew. lives after their plane double engine. medical examiner rules that the death of the disgraced financier geoffrey epstein was a result of. lawyers though say. the conclusion 10 took their own investigation. and the islamic state terrorist groups behind a suicide blast a wedding ceremony in the capital which left 63 people dead close to 200 more.
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stories from the past 7 days on right up to the moment as well this is the weekly an r t international hello and welcome. to russian pilots made aviation history on thursday morning after pulling off what's been described as a miraculous emergency landing there crimea you're all airlines flight suffered twin engine failure after striking a flock of birds whilst taking off from moscow airport but against the odds they were able to bring it down safely in a nearby field saving the lives of everyone on board this was the scene people left the plane. right.
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the pilots fly and use 6178 just moments to react to the bird strike and of impending disaster they decided to lum the plane on its belly in the cornfield without deploying the landing gear or dumping fuel. well this video was taken from inside beer craft is a pic celebrated along the runway this see goals that were sucked into the engines can be seen ever so fleetingly through the window 226 passengers and 7 crew members were aboard with more of thirst is remarkable events here is ramona culture of. 226 passengers and 7 crew members of ural airlines flight bound for crimea from moscow are celebrating their 2nd birthday the air bus a 321 collided with a flock of birds just shortly after takeoff from the capital's zuckoff ski
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airport's the captain mir yusupov had just seconds to make the right decision when he discovered the strike caused engine failure with 16 tons of fuel on board and no ability to make it back to the runway he knew that an emergency landing could result in a catastrophe to show you a little bro after we to call the engines became unstable 1st the left one and then the right one we usually simulate the situations when one or 2 engines are off despite all our efforts the plane was going down we realized that we didn't have much time just one or 2 minutes to make a decision in a blink of an eye this man with nerves of steel decided still land the aircraft in a nearby cornfield without using the landing gear and shutting off all power to prevent an explosion and various officials praised the crew for their professionalism during the spine chilling landing as well as for
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a well organized evacuation that is something we acted in line with our training with simulated situations like this before so there were no surprises the passengers were disciplined listen to our instructions and evacuated very quickly they did as we expected there was no panic on board even though the landing was rough the pilot did a great job he landed the plane really kathleen just cook tell us please. do you feel now did you hurt your leg. you know it's better than i was there lying on the field so everything is rather good the landing was good the final of the did a great job landed the plane on the belly everything is fine the media was quick to make connections with the another such incidents when loss of life was a virgin thanks to a pilot the miracle on the hudson involving a u.s. airways the aircraft flown by captain chesley sullenberger and jeffrey skiles hit a flock of geese after takeoff from new york city's la guardia airport and lost all
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engine power i'm able to land at any available airport they had to ditch the jet in the hudson river just outside of manhattan with all of the 155 passengers a risk used by nearby ferries and bolts thanks to the heroic solved by the captain and his crew their relatives and loved ones self all the people involved will get to see them again ramana koester of artsy moscow region you can just imagine the stress county will aviation experts we spoke to said the pilots made all the right decisions all the stream pressure. i take my hat off to the pilots and to everybody onboard the crew and the passengers because this was a textbook emergency landing the video i've just seen of it was absolutely amazing i think he took a calculated risk he said right we are too near the ground by the time the landing gear gets down it might not be locked in place we'll go for what we call
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a belly flop and that's basically what he did and he landed it beautifully and this is a bit like the if you remember the hudson river incidents when the plane landed on the lake the whole point is that he brought it down with the nose slightly out and so literally sailed over the cornfield and that's quite a robust crop so that helped the landing these pilots did brilliantly because they were really quite low when the bird strike took place and the engine power drops away almost completely so they had to look around for an open space in which to land and they didn't and as you can see they've done it brilliantly russia does have a history of having very good pilots that it is a profession that russians are very proud of having those who have it almost exactly 10 years ago there was what has become known as the miracle on the hudson they got a little bit higher before the birds hit them but this time they were geese and those a very big birds they lost both engines the pilot looked around the highly urbanized
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area near new york couldn't see anywhere safe to land so he landed on the river and again like this event everybody survived. the death of this crazed former money manager jeffrey epstein was caused by suicide according to the new york medical examiner's office the convicted paedophile who had connections in high places in washington was found dead in his jail cell on august the 10th he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges at the time but lawyers for the financier have said they were not happy with the findings of the autopsy the defense team fully intends to conduct its own independent and complete investigation into the circumstances and cause of mr epstein's death we are not satisfied with the conclusions of the medical examiner. the 66 year old multimillionaire was set to
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face trial over the alleged abuse of dozens of on the rage girls on the creation of a sex trafficking network just days before his death a manhattan courts released 1200 documents relating to the case now he had repeatedly deny the charges against him last month epstein had been placed on suicide watch after that apartment attempt to take his own life well since the tycoon's death there are been numerous reports of by thick conditions he was living in some have suggested he was having to pay other inmates for protection others that he was sleeping on the floor wasn't allowed to war she either some even claim that death may not be in a suicide taking a closer look at all the speculation here is the effort to go. if there are screenwriters out there right now racking their brains over ideas for a mega juicy plot i've got a perfect one for you the life and death of convicted paedophile jeffrey epstein
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who was at the same time a friend of the likes of presidents clinton and trump or you case prince andrew just how many skeletons in his claws a did this man have his death as a real shocker and as staggering mystery some details of it though have been revealed to the public.
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america baffled you really can't help asking questions. even though last month geoffrey epstein apparently already tried to kill myself a source within the law enforcement reported he was only put on suicide watch for less than a week plus it's been claimed epstein wasn't checked on every 30 minutes by guards and got deprived of his cellmate and violation of the prisons normal procedure there was also a rumor that surveillance cameras malfunctioned on the night when the death happened. only a day before the inmate was found unconscious a court released 1200 pages of documents detailing numerous claims of child abuse
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by him and his girlfriend was that the last drop of anguish will never find out. oh this is a giant playground for fans of conspiracy theories these have been ranging from the idea that bill clinton had jeffrey epstein killed even president trump tweeted about that one to the russia did it kind of stories president from using his massive twitter platform $63000000.00 followers to spread a deranged conspiracy theory in a statement a clinton spokesman said the suggestion that the clintons were involved is ridiculous and of course not true and donald trump knows it you know this is just more recklessness what he's doing is dangerous a guy who had information that would have destroyed rich and powerful men's lives and dead in his jail cell how predictably russian it's hilarious and ultimately
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completely predictable that you would have leftist democrats and the media trying to pin something else on russia we haven't seen any ties to russia in the eps and steve case we haven't seen any russian oligarchs that have been on this fly list that we know of but anyway you can't turn away from the fact that mr epstein was close like i said with some of the most influential people on this planet most likely they had nothing to do with the death but all those politicians and money makers can now brave a sigh of relief because dead men don't speak the really aggravating thing to me is all the flying monkeys that are out there right now on conspiracy theories if you look at the facts of this case it was no question this was going to happen 1st of all in lock up settings like that there is no such thing as a personal privacy there there are no un control settings if rules are followed no shoelaces no belts no access to even as much as a finger nail clipper or radio show us the darn films what do the cameras have to
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say who had access to the cameras where are they this is a remarkably simple program just 1st show us what was recorded. i want to turn attention the program to bahrain where a human rights activist has been pardoned there after almost 3 years behind bars for making critical comments online about the government by rainman tains. was jailed for promoting i'll encourage young people to launch a coup. herself alleges she was tortured and sexually abused by police officers after her arrest by rini officials say they have referred her complaint to a special investigation not just allegations relate to a local police station whose chief was trained by british police are to taylor spoke to the organization that petition for her release. enjoy yourself a former bahraini civil servant and mother of 4 was jailed in april 27th teen up he criticised the regime for hosting the motor racing show case that is formula one
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use of gave account of the abuse and sexual assault she was subjected to at the hands of the officers she was arrested by this threaten to kill me they tried to bribe me they beat me but worst of all officers tore off my he job and attempted to strip me of my clothes before an officer sexually assaulted me in custody the pain and humiliation of that week will haunt me for the rest of my life the gist of occasion they give is the fact is she is involved in what they call it activity is . that it finishes off this means that the criticising formula one race and. reflecting good opinion. could considered to be a to act and unfortunately for her she was subject to a doing here interrogation to sexual assault and she was tortured only to interrogated about terror. spoke account which was simply just
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a critical formula one a domestic bahrain issue while not really because he appears to me that all happened as an activist. claim in the police station headed up by brigadier far was . because trained by none other than the british police back in 2015 other son travel to belfast on a study visit basically a crash course in how to manage protesters the trip cost british taxpayers $16000.00 pounds now engineers have raised the alarm questioning how this all fits in with bahrain's human rights records. reality behind it. when i arrived at the building in morocco they blindfolded me interrogated me
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because of my human rights activities during the interrogation the use the worst forms of physical torture they told me some harsh words threaten me and sexually abused me. the members of the national security service insulted me they threatened me with rape restricting my livelihood preventing treatment depriving that thermally of education and housing in addition to psychological and physical torture i was jailed 5 times in the past year most of the time i am banned from driving targeted jailed tortured and my cause targeted attack by rubber bullets and tear gas. one can often why is the u.k. continuing its cooperation with the regime regularly condemned by organizations all over the walled well the u.k. says that to give a helping hand in improving human rights so it's all in good faith and in the name of democracy given the high level of skill and expertise across british policing it
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is not surprising that there is an international appetite to learn from the best we cannot stand by and criticize countries from the sidelines if we want to see wholesale changes. it probably doesn't hurt that it brings in a tidy to the arm of the u.k. home office responsible for training offices abroad house poor and over 3000000 pounds 2012 with 89 percent coming from countries where the death penalty still exists when the british government to really talk about training the police when they are really doing is empowering what we call it punitive and they are the one which pretty much training. but also rewarding them if a police officer committed an abuse or something people could resort to things like this like and was an office where you can submit complaints over the since 2012 to this date we have seen that those institutions which had been a fisheries the british training resulted in only one thing they tortured is
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still systematic in the country this is what the united nations said this is what amnesty and what the human rights watch said and then secondly that there is the climate of impunity the status in the country allegations of complicity in human rights violations and bolstering authoritarian regimes increase complicit or not one has to admit it's not great for the british. bringing to hong kong or government protests movements rumble on tens of thousands having the streets the sort of the call for forms a lot of. the time it just comes to 20 minutes. we'll take you there on the details of why this is happening after the break.
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you know world big. and yours it's time. to dig deeper to hit the stories that made history media refuses to tell more than we need to be smart we need to stop slamming the door. 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. interest rates. gapping in the spread is widening and what i call the interest rate apartheid if you're in the wrong side of the friends of jeffrey epstein you bantustan of extortion ery credit card rates if you're
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a friend of jeffrey epstein then you get the insider rate of negative and you get paid to lend money or to borrow money excuse me from the bank. hello again islamic state say it's behind a devastating suicide bombing in kabul on saturday night the explosion tore through a wedding hall in the afghan capital killing 63 and wounding over 180 others but. reports. the suicide attacker ditson it it is explosives cording to the afghan interior ministry the main section of the wedding where the main war eating their dinner at least 63 people killed a woman and children are among those killed more than 100 in 80 people or wounded
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analysts afghanistan gets a comprehensive cease fire the people of afghanistan will continue to lose their entire families in these attacks this is an area in west kabul in the past the islamic state have targeted this she has and has are as. some more openly questioning the inability of the afghan government why they contradict these places here is what. many afghans told us about this diddley attack last night you had them in pursuit of the explosion happened near the stage where the musicians were i want you all the youth children and all the people who were there some were killed some were reminded and now they are in hospitals and others are dead because it was my father's cousin's wedding i took my uncle and cousin who were wounded to a nearby hospital and then they were taken to another emergency hospital there are so many dead and wounded victims my father and other uncle are still there to
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identify the other victims there were a large number of casualties around 1200 guests were invited to the wedding i was with the groom in the other room when we heard the blast and then i couldn't find anyone everyone was lying all around the home the heartbreaking reality in an attack like this is how can entire families vanish like this we have heard from the afghan government condemning this attack we've also heard from the taliban calling it barbaric and unfortunately the islamic state in other foreign fighters really continue to pose a grave danger to everyday life. another must see government really has been filling the streets of hong kong this sunday as the city's protest campaign continues for an 11th consecutive weekend yeah this is live now in hong kong just 20 minutes past 11 at night tens of thousands of people taking part in the demonstrations in fact authorities are being given the ok for marches or
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rallies to take place in one central park this is what you're seeing people have been trying to make their way to the central business district police have put up or a case to stop that from happening if we go back to saturday thousands of teachers rallied against hong kong authorities on saturday in a show of solidarity with the youths who have been leading calls for a democratic reform it was also a sizable contra protest by people concerned by the continuing on the rest of the city on the threat it poses to the turf we special status the months of anti-government demonstrations were originally against a controversial extradition which has been suspended indefinitely but the protests have since widened to a much broader set of them on its. hong
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kong's international airport also saw a lot of activity this week if we go back to choose and that was when a reporter for china's global times newspaper was seized by the crowds take a look. was
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only editor in chief of the global tums confirmed it was his employee in the video he took to twitter to plead with the demonstrators to release the journalist dressing up his sole job was to report the news there later that day the reporter was rescued by police and sent to hospital he has since being discharged journalists on drivel check says he believes the protestors have been acting in a hostile way towards media sympathetic to beijing. the protest outside of chile afraid that the truth is going to go. to the surface the out of anger it's all the media which is trying to cover to throw the chinese be out to sea for the few of their only supporter for the b.b.c. all the c.n.n. and other western media go to school that's. absolutely oversight if you look. at issues. they're celebrating basically ok we take to the high seas and
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next the fall a group of new russian naval cadets sound their 1st tamara time for way on take off line begins after this. what politicians do. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president. or some want to. have to go right to the press it's like the 43 in the morning can't be good. i'm interested in the why. i should.
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make this manufactured consensus instead of public wealth. when the ruling classes protect themselves. with the financial merry go round the sun be the one percent. we can all middle of the room sick. i mean really need. what is do before you came here where did you work before you came here when you lived. death row in many us states capital punishment is still practiced convicted prisoners can spend years waiting for execution but most of the time the victims' families they are very much in favor the death penalty there are some people that because of what they did have given up their rights as live among us some even proven innocent enough to years on death row and how many more
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exonerations is it going to take before we as a society realize that this is not working and we actually do something about. cash cow and that is dari alfonzo mongering is darned this changing take changed guard service. his 1st words were at a low a c. or a child the post you go to used to live. i have no doubt that what happened was criminal. offense concentrated market is a $1000000000.00 industry these companies have a huge financial motivation to saudi's products there are numerous stocks showing that doctors were keen to test facts re concentrate straight insights of its own
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that patients want gives them doctors the wrong choice to play golf or turn to stone why they would keep me sick each of those years day. and people still die and i'm always question or so i write being on our 2 lives when so many have.
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parts of the. deal. deployed cause i don't. trust it just. it's the inconvenience. before. the crash. and the idea since it's going to make it instead.

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