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supervisors look at that footage right away early supposed to and clearly he had no fear of any kind of accountability related to that conduct this must be standard operating procedure in that particular police department and frankly it is in many police departments these videos must always be made public we have no way to monitor police conduct and to understand how our police are operating if we can't watch those videos that they themselves collect on their own activities in response the asheville police department has condemned the office's actions saying that they are contrary to the progress we have made in the last several years in improving community trust however the incident is just the latest in the series of police brutality cases that have been captured by body cams over the past three years.
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good. runners. are. coming. i brought. her. she. put a quick out for. her over the. line
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but i thought. why not. say. now off with a surprise announcement a face to face talks between donald trump and north korea's kim jong un mixed messages coming out of washington this meeting won't take place without concrete actions that match the promises that have been made by north korea we're ready to have the first baiting without precondition let's just make. unless we talk about the weather if you will it isn't the first time washington has been inconsistent in its policy on north korea but with potential progress nine being made to come up in looks at who deserves the credit they both love political drama big weapons and nuclear buttons but now it appears that little rocket man kim is
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ready to meet with donald the doe target their words not mine and surprisingly trump has agreed and the administration is all too clear about who they consider to be the winner of this battle of the bruisers what we know is that the mash maximum pressure campaign has clearly been effective for the first time in a long time the united states is actually having conversations from a position of strength not a position of weakness like the one that north korea finds itself in due to the maximum pressure campaign now the white house has every reason to think so after all they just slapped a new sanctions on north korea they pressured the world to halt all trade with pyongyang and they fired almost every weapon in the english language arsenal all aimed at stopping kim with donald trump's so-called hard power we can have men men rocket men sick puppy shooting rockets all over the place we will have no choice but to totally destroy north korea but is trump the real winner here after every
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tongue lashing he received from the oval office kim fired back with his own retorts furthermore kaman gauged in diplomacy master class with south korea engaging in negotiations and even securing the unified team korea at the recent winter olympics is now all set to sit down with donald trump it will be unprecedented the first time in history now at this point it's quite an achievement for kim jong un let's ask new yorkers what they think who's the real winner of this upcoming meeting i think it's a win for north korea korea because they definitely approached about the. issue and our president trump was being very i say amateur about the situation so i think since the north korean president took the first step then i think it makes everything better he was trying to make a step for peace you know the good on times part because he's the first president i believe to meet with the north korean leader is better probably for north korea
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than it is for us a it's absolutely a victory for kim jong un this is an individual who has been the leader of his country for now i guess seven years but has been completely isolated he's never much another. world leader it leads to a whole host of unanswered questions and risks that the american president is offering what kim jong un wants most on the front end of a process where we haven't yet achieved what we want most which is north korea's denuclearization so while everyone is going nuclear over a meeting that could potentially turn the tide of this crisis it's starting to look like kim might be the winner of this round table mop and artsy new york she's going to go to class five here moscow i still had fever salah the us media has made claims about just time russia may have made over in the twenty sixteen presidential
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election we'll tell you what just after this break. what politicians do something to. put themselves on the line. to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president or injury. or some want to. have to do like to be prez that's what before scream the more people that. i'm interested in the waters of makati. city. the problems that were baked into the cake of the american experience where there was this racism they know never won a way it's hard coded in the american d.n.a.
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violence ultraviolence it's part of the american d.n.a. these are severe deep problems in the marriage soul. again the army has been deployed to the streets of seoul spring in the u.k. to remove contaminated food follows the nerve agent poisoning of a former russian spy and his daughter both of whom remain in a critical condition. reports the focus of the investigation and paste have shifted to the cemetery and souls bury where there are the remains of a script files wife and son both of whom died in recent years and the police have deny that either of their bodies or their remains have been exuma however. a police ted has gone up in that cemetery and police officers have been seen removing
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objects from the scene the other major development in the story is the fact that the military has now been deployed to help with the investigation into the attack among those military experts who have been deployed there are contamination experts and also specialists who are helping to remove vehicles and objects from the scene including ambulances that may have been contaminated while they were treating the victims the home secretary visited souls' gray which is of course the scene of the attack but also the hometown of a script pal i understand people's curiosity about all those questions and wanting to have and there will be a toy to have those on but the best way to get to them is to make sure that we go. the police the space that they need to really go through the area carefully to do their investigation and to make sure they have all the support that they need in
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order to get that on the road also visited the hospital where. his daughter and the police officer that first came to their assistance are all being treated and speaking of hospitals in terms of medical issues the police and wilcher have said that as many as twenty one people have been treated in connection to potentially coming into contact with that nerve agent that was used on the former spy and his daughter so we're seeing this extensive investigation unfolding and at the same time extensive media speculation that just won't stop in case you haven't heard about who might be behind this attack well take a look at what's being said bird things have been known to happen to russians who crossed lot of your putin the flight that a nerve agent was used strengthens the likelihood that this was a student sponsor of some sure and russia is the chief suspect of course with the
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intelligence services consider russia a leading suspect based on previous attacks and the sophistication of the nerve agent used speculation isn't limited to just the media the politicians here quite a lot of backbench m.p.'s are also indulging in quite a bit of it many of them pointing the finger of blame squarely at moscow before the evidence has been carted out some backbench m.p.'s going as far as accusing the welsher of instigating an act of war if this ends up leading to the kremlin others have in the light of this been calling for increased spending on defense here in the u.k. moscow isn't impressed and appears to be quite frustrated with how this story is unfolding we've had the first official response from russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov most of you. at the most we're being accused not only of this our western partners accusers of basically everything that's going wrong on this planet
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it's not serious it's just more blatant propaganda and hysteria and the russian foreign minister also added that in case anyone is interested russia is happy to help out with the investigation. meanwhile as the investigation into alleged russian meddling into the twenty sixteen us presidential election rattles on the us media does keep digging around trying to one of the tools that they deliver donald trump to the white house because donna has a look at the latest one. many tried many failed but the folks at c.n.n. have finally done it undeniable proof of how the russians convince some sixty million people to vote trump and twenty sixteen and drum roll please. it's this again c.n.n. has learned russian created in release this anti hillary clinton video game you heard me right it's a video game they actually named it it's called hill tendo according to c.n.n.
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the game featured three levels first you had to help hillary clinton delete as many e-mails as you can a nod to the scandal over her handling of classified information which had been meiring her companion for months then you were supposed to assist the presidential nominee to collect money from some arab states evading the bombs at the same time and the final challenge to throw the u.s. constitution as far as possible a silly game that could be written by a programming suffer more during their bathroom breaks doesn't take much to sway an average american voter or at least that's what c.n.n. appears to believe and you know what it shows just how far russians are willing to go to meddle in our domestic affairs but for the sake of argument let's break down the numbers this game was reportedly played some nineteen thousand times even in the best case scenario if every game counts for
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a new person who was illegible to vote and actually showed up at the polls this not even two hundred ths of a percent is the share of voters the game no one's ever heard of until a few days ago may have swayed but direct influence was only part of the ploy claim to c.n.n. apparently developers could track gamers behavior and then target them with specific ads on social media something that according to those networks themselves was all new. existant comments on facebook facepalm to the investigation. the funny thing is the game touched on the points about everything she has done room and c.n.n. is reporting like it's a bad thing some amazing reports in a c.n.n. you found a video game about a presidential candidate's a game designed to reflect the way she lives and it took you years after the election to get your reports out pulitzer material low yeah that's what did at
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c.n.n. this game that nobody ever heard of totally swayed voters in wisconsin but you know after the theories of pokémon meddling and dumpster diving for evidence so we thought we'd come take a look at it this report somehow begins to sound plausible don of r.t. . and that brings up cite the one you cite today discuss the day i'm back with more in about half an hour's time. so we'll also not accepted well whether. russia nor the u.s. is deciding maybe often what german companies or european companies are investing in or which infrastructure we are building in truman e or an interrupt i think it's a trim and it's a european this is. the new
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global economic war is unfolding in the realm of education the right to education being supplanted by the right to access educational loan higher education is becoming just another product that can be bought and sold but it's not just about education anymore it's also about running a business where you could also. look good it's also true that they could if you. want it is the place. of students in this business model for college i was born now in an extremely more high education the new global economic war.
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time after time said we're going underground in a week where the boss of britain's foreign affairs select committee has countenance the banning of this t.v. station in the united kingdom coming up on the show another syrian government chemical attack in ghouta this week even as defacto rebel commander saudi crown prince mohammed bin solomon was lunching with the queen or just war propaganda we speak to top chemical weapons expert mit's professor theodore postol and forty eight hours ahead of the un security council meeting on syria and his u.k. media ignores the ongoing battle for and the founder of the u.s. institute for public accuracy norman solomon tells us of tragic in nature media complicity in a war that has killed or displaced millions from the headlines this week and said some toxic allegations against moscow and how some women have been starving
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themselves out of britain dollars some more coming up in today's going underground a first let's go straight to britain's labor leader jeremy coleman current favorite to replace theresa may as prime minister who damned this week's visit to britain by a saudi prince the prime minister is due to meet crown prince mohammed bin solomon the ruler of saudi arabia despite much talk of reform there's been a sharp increase in the arrest and detention of dissidents torture of prisoners is common human rights defenders routinely sentance. the lengthy prison terms unfair trials and executions are widespread as amnesty international confirms as she makes her arms sales pitch will she also call on the crown prince to hold the shocking abuse of human rights in saudi arabia according to raise amazed how the arabia is actually saving lives labor that ventures from such entry positions shouting shame can i just say to those but anxious that the link that we have with saudi arabia is
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historic it is an important one i do to say it has saved the lives of potentially hundreds of people. but has saudi arabia saved hundreds and britain corbett and said there was a secret report on saudi involvement in terror here in the u.k. the government is of course still suppressing a report into the funding of extremism which allegedly found evidence of saudi funding going to terrorist groups here in the u.k. thus threatening our security when will that report come out theresa may said it couldn't be published it would reply that corwin's home secretary anyway had the report but corbin want to answers on other questions to a humanitarian disaster is now taking place in yemen million his face starvation six hundred thousand children have cholera because of the
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saudi led bombing campaign and to block a. six hundred thousand children with cholera is something that i think everyone in this house should take seriously. germany has suspended arms sales to saudi arabia but british arms sales of sharply increased and british military advisers are directing the wall it cannot be right that her government this is pre-k. cannot be right that her government is trying looting in what the united nations. is evidence of war crimes tourism a said britain was giving aid and in gauge it worked and then appeared to argue that the real problem called injured address was his own shadow foreign secretary emily thornberry he seems to be a top within hours with the shadow foreign secretary once again who this morning said the arms industry is not something i'm seeking to undermine as long as it's within its national no and went on to say that she thought the u.k. can sound arms to any country as long as a views within the law mind you thornberry
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has slammed this week's visit it was in marked contrast to a previous de facto proof saudi statements on syria she has been quick to imply that syria used chemical weapons against so-called rebels seeking regime change in damascus and as the saudi prince lunched with the british queen then we have two more reports of syrian government chemical attacks there was soon discounted even in mainstream media those chemical weapons attacks allegations more generally and they are routinely broadcast as fact on media and nato nations joining me now is professor emeritus of science technology and international security at the massachusetts institute of technology theodore postol who has cast doubt on media certainty about syrian government chemical attacks on can shake and in the suburbs of damascus professor thanks so much for coming on going underground even this week as as the queen was welcoming the prince from saudi arabia the mainstream state mandated b.b.c.
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corrected or appeared to correct a suspected report of a suspected chemical attack in ghouta in the suburbs of damascus people finally starting to apply more scrutiny to these media reports of chemical attacks it's extraordinary how inaccurate reporting has been. i should say before i say anymore i am a big advocate for the press and its role. in our democracy and i'm totally in despair over the way the press in the west. in the united states and i have to say also the u.k. you must surely welcome know that your defense secretary mattis is admission that there is no evidence off sarin gas used by the syrian army i think. general mattis is a man of great intelligence and integrity and he's in a difficult position he's working for president that is not always. carefully thought out as general mattis is but i take his comments to indicate that he
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understands that there is no primary information about this attack from actually u.s. intelligence or other national intelligence sources you're questioning donald trump's reaction to these things because it was his national security adviser general mike monster who often absa confidence in a chemical attack that was belatedly used as a justification for a tomahawk cruise missile attack on syria well i think you may be referring to this . extremely unprofessional note that was issued that was claimed to be some kind of white house intelligence report issued on april eleventh the u.s. attacked. air base on april seventh and i need to level the supposedly the national security council released this intelligence report that you could see as you read
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it that it was amateurish and that the people who wrote it were not even knowledgeable enough to fake the intelligence report it was really remarkable suddenly politicians here jeremy quinn's labor party and members of parliament that learn the government here routinely say that there indeed have been chemical attacks of course the pulitzer prize winning journalist says he's used some of your information why do you think they're not interested in or are presented on c.n.n. and the b.b.c. . here in britain in the work of an emeritus professor from mit in the recent past i think when i have done work that tends to have findings that support the ongoing rhetoric. it tends to get covered and that's just not covered when and when it raises questions about the ongoing rhetoric i had this issue in two thousand and thirteen this came up quite dramatically with the new york times i was working on
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this question of the mass nerve agent attack that occurred in ghouta on aug twenty one two thousand and thirteen that was a real attack i mean we don't know how many people were killed and injured but we do know it was real attack and. my colleague richard lloyd and i were studying the debris from you know that it was photographed or videotaped and we all of a sudden realize that the munition had delivered the saron was completely different from what everybody including the new york times thought it was the new york times picked up our analysis and published it immediately and the analysis basically showed that munition carried maybe fifty eight leaders five zero leaders of sarin then after that story was covered. we started analyzing the characteristics of the munition new york times claimed that they had
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a plan lines that they had constructed and they could show that they munitions had been launched from some some syrian base military base about sixteen or seventeen kilometers from guta well inside government controlled them ask us into into good and we showed the range of the munition could not possibly be. or than two kilometers but we couldn't get the new york times to cover them at all they have been hot and finally they published a small article in a lower and lower page of back page eight reporting this as if it were incidental it's not incidental it changed completely the understanding of what might have happened in fairness to the tools because in new york times they did print something i understand that the guardian which on another attack we're talking khan
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yunis. i've attacked you personally have said that the o.p.c. w the official chemical weapons the un organization is debunked all your theories and and that you have been accusing their reporters of being isis supporters and the guardian haven't published as i understand any anything from you to rebut their claims there is a columnist there is name as must be zero and. he fancies himself a scientist but he doesn't ever talk about science in this column i should say when my george will be on this program he said that the get go on oh i i would i would actually let me suggest that you have monbiot and me on the program love to do that . but go on anyway. so he makes these accusations against me and he makes a claim about the my somehow being a sympathizer to isis and he has no idea what he's talking about he talks about the
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o.p.c. w. report this is the un report and the fact of the matter is that report has serious problems and the russians have raised questions about those serious problems and without saying that i'm a supporter of the russians or not i can say that the arguments that the russians have made are completely correct but the o.p.c. w. report does not use scientific methodology properly to reach its conclusions. and i have been through that report and incidentally there is no way mr mungo could have been through that report and say what he says ok did to be clear i mean it is terrorism is disgrace defense secretary michael fallon went as far as saying russia will responsibility by proxy for civilian deaths caused by poison gas or johnson the foreign secretary here and a secular state rex tillerson they have said there have been chemical attacks how do you characterize the use of science and technology and its use in the service of
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national security well i can tell you because we know what the o.p.c. w. report says there's a relatively detailed report and the report basically repeats it repeats the kinds of technical nonsense that delon cat has been putting out and that technical nonsense has been repeated by human rights watch and also by the new york times and so for example the new york times has a video it put out how russia you know finessed or or somehow misrepresented what happened consequent this chemical attack and the nickel for two thousand and seventeen and that video contains all of the data that you need to show that the video is a totally false statement let me give you an example it shows before and after satellite photographs of alleged bomb damage from from the attack on it before
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i have a paper i wrote i can send it to you with the images you cannot find any evidence of bomb damage between the two photographs they show none and this is what passes for journalism these days is a new york times not get invited although as you accuse onto the show president must all thank you. thank you if we contacted mr mambo but he did not get back to us in time for the first broadcast secretly he tweeted us to deny the allegations made in this interview he said i have never said anything about possible being an isis sympathizer as usual he is making things up here is what i actually said see if you can spot his mistake when i challenged postals claims people accuse me of being an sympathizer a paedophile being blackmailed by the government and the mossad agents we also invited mr to come on to the show but he declined he said i will not favor this
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latest fiction with a response. after the break norman solomon former us congressional candidate the founder of the institute for public accuracy on complicity between nato governments . saudi arabia. to the right and breaking news. to have going on the ground. we've signed one of the greatest goal. but there was one more question and by the way is going to be our coach. and. you have to be the center of the. great. you are the rock at the back.


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