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i. says he called off a strike at the last moment after he found out the number of casualties. speak of the georgian parliament resigns after mass protests in the capital 240 people including 80 police officers have been injured in clashes. in facebook's under scrutiny again is a report claims appalling working conditions by contractor allegations come from a group of the filter extreme content for the.
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joining us this evening this is all to international. says that he called off a strike on iran with just 10 minutes to go comes of it escalating tensions between washington and tehran and expects. 3 locations in iran were selected for a u.s. military strike according to what donald trump put on social media and 10 minutes prior to when a strike would have taken place donald trump determined that $150.00 people being killed as was the estimate was a disproportionate response to this striking down of a single on man drone so donald trump decided alternately not to go ahead with the attack against iran now the unmanned drone he was referring to was the u.s. drone that was shot down over the strait of hormuz now iran says that this drone violated their territory in the south of the country and that it was in their waters when it was shot down and i did states maintains however that the drone was in international waters and was unprovoked only attacked by the iranians at this
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point we've got donald trump saying that he essentially called off a strike now prior to donald trump's announcement we did see him speak to the media in the aftermath of the drone being shot down saying that iran had made a big mistake this is what trump said to the media made a big mistake and they made a very bad mistake. i mean. maybe you'll find out you'll find. you're obviously obviously you know we're not going to be talking too much about it you're going to find out they've made a very big mistake now tensions between the united states and iran have been rising over the past few months in addition to the united states states withdrawing from the iran nuclear deal a $1000.00 new u.s. troops were added to the middle east region in response to a supposed threat from iran furthermore the united states has blamed iran for attacks on oil tankers that took place on june 13th now iran says they are not
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responsible for those attacks and have evidence to prove it now at this point we've got many observers looking and saying that the way u.s. officials. i've spoken to have conducted themselves regarding iran especially since the trump administration has taken office the neighbors are spreading stability or terror everywhere we go in the middle east it's a rare. major destabilizing and influence in the middle east and spread death and destruction and the leaders of iran are record piers the world's largest financing of international terrorism behind every problem is already and what we've been trying to do is to get iran to behave like a normal they should the united states is calling for a u.n. security council meeting to take place on monday the ad states maintains that this drone was shot down in international waters and this was essentially an attack on the united states iran says it has a record of the drone and can prove that not only did the drone violate iran's
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territory in the south of the country but that it was shot down in iran's territorial waters so at this point all eyes on the international community and on the united nations security council in the hopes that things can be resolved and it was solved a political science professor at the university of tehran downstream intended to attack i think the fact that the uranium is were able to shoot down one of the most advanced aircraft of the u.s. air force has been very humiliating for the image of the u.s. military as well as for donald trump himself who likes to project an image of a strong arm leader and i think donald trump is trying to rebuild that image essentially by saying that you know we could hit the reins very hard but we decided not to do so because of so-called humanitarian reasons in reality i think the trump administration understands that any such strike would be actually responded by the
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rain as well in this would lead to essentially into war. and the fact that this drawn whether it was shot down over international waters or iranian waters regardless of that we have to remember that this was a spy or a surveillance drone and i'm pretty sure it wasn't taking pictures of the fish in the persian gulf it was taking pictures of us troops in the u.a.e. in navy so what the americans are doing is essentially they are provoking you and i think this is very dangerous. they doing iranian national security official. told us the country has never attacked anyone but is ready to repel any u.s. strike. or have rules. you can find our troops statements always different for example statements from yesterday and today he also contradicts white house officials such political matter is devoid of logic and common sense we do not take seriously his threats and contradictory statements but in the end it must be
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noted that the islamic republic of iran is not iraq or afghanistan we are a big state and have strong popular support both during the present but also past hardships the islamic republic has been standing firm and never attacked anyone and will not do that if we are attacked. all regret it at the same time we strive for peace and security in our region the policy of sanctions and the economic war launched by trump against the iranian people will not yield any results this is a hostile policy that will be defeated as a result. of donald trump is flexing america's military muscles in front of a rather pentagon document shows the u.s. military believes a nuclear war in the world is winnable and could be a good thing to hear more about that later this hour. the speaker of the georgian parliament has resigned after mass protests in the capital russia's foreign ministry accuses georgia's radical opposition of using the
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visit of a russian delegation to provoke protests $240.00 people have been injured including 80 police officers which is interior ministry labeled the arrest a massive coup and reported over 300 people detained you may find the following pictures disturbing. i i. i was i was. i. i. i i i.
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just my thought could have got darker the situation got very heated there was risk right and then the crowd geared up for another storm stone sticks and bottles were thrown from the side of the crowd a special forces fired rubber bullets into majority gas. storm broke on friday police appeared to be in full control of the city center the opposition has announced a new round of protests on friday night thursday saw an attempt to storm the parliament building 85000 demonstrators rallied against the participation of a russian delegation in the parliamentary assembly of the russian nor my cosette in the georgian speaker's chair there angering protesters which in our thirty's of called on the demonstrates to refrain from breaking the law i georgian presidents blaming russia for the situation saying the protest on the benefit the kremlin she's now cut short a visit to loose to return home meanwhile condemned the actions of georgian officials during the protests and the statement the russian foreign ministry
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accused them of using the protest to say anti russian sentiment. protests erupted after a russian m.p. addressed the parliamentary assembly of lawmakers from orthodox christian countries the protests come amid ongoing tensions between russia and georgia a decade after the conflict in south the city. protesters now demanding the interior minister resigns the minister said that he's ready to do so if needed but called on the protest to stop the former acting president of georgia you know burjanadze told us that the government in tbilisi has been fermenting russian sentiment. the rushing to our generations are really very difficult and sensitive for us aside and most of the population now receive the same message the russian m.p. in that year of 2 i.g.n. speaker is this something which is just creating a problem what stability of the country or something which is there just touching independence and so for a good deal of that country and it was easy to predict from the side of the
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government had absolutely unbelievable how and competence is the government and it's absolutely sure for me that the government didn't fully implement offer rushing toward your relations during the last few years so there was no any kind of positive in this the direction of political parties. themselves as a pro western and that right now to us and these. are hard to say sincere bring us a people in their political goals and to you just strengthen these 2 russian really exist in a serious part of the georgian population back to only one can be blamed for as they listen shouldn't be absent and be responsible. government and stability on this government. european commission the
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folk to agree on who will take up the reins of the bookstop post a summit for june 30th has been announced in another attempt to break the deadlock the commission president council president and 4 of the top positions were meant to be chosen by now all of a husband. well this deadlock in the european union over who will fail a number of the e.u. institutions top jobs including the european commission president and president of the european council those jobs currently held by john claude younker and donald to escape at the moment and they've been heading up talks to try and pick their replacements essentially however those talks have broken down one of the reasons that we're hearing that there's no solution so far well it comes from leo varadkar the irish prime minister he said that it was easier picking a pope than using the system that's used in the e.u. to pick a commission president as well as other top institution posts it's called the
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spectrum candidate method method or system basically preferred hamlet in germany is what it is it means that if you look at all of the different parliamentary groups in the european parliament whoever gets the most seats well they're just bits and candidates their preferred candidate gets looked at 1st by the e.u. heads of government if they like that candidate well they put them forward to majority votes for them they put them forward to the european parliament parliament then votes on them and if they vote them through they become the next european commission president if they don't the whole system starts right over again with whoever came in 2nd as we understand it well so far the heads of government weren't that impressed with munford verba who is the candidate from the p.p. who got the most seats in the most recent european elections and also they weren't that keen on france timmons from the socialists the european socialist group who
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got the 2nd highest amount of seats in the parliament so we really are all up in the air at the moment we are looking at a split though between key power brokers inside the e.u. over this money we're mccaughan in france he's not a fan at all of this bits and condit method well and on the other side. merkel the german chancellor who wants to essentially see her man put into play as the next european commission president now money would be a core on what he's been while he's been speaking out against the system that's in play at the moment he's also said the hot angela merkel throwing her hat into the ring he would have been inclined to vote for her i have nothing against a german candidacy i said it and wasn't a joke had the chancellor been a candidate i would have supported her because i think she has the qualities the skills to be a very good president of the commission it is not what she wants i respect that very deeply well i'm glad merkel has dismissed 80 chance of her running to be the
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european commission president she was speaking on friday she also tried to calm down rumors that baena a serious rift between bolin and paris over who should get the european commission top job. and i still say no and i want to add that i'm a little bit sad that my words which accent so often and apparently not respected at all were respect each other i do not want to make a decision against france and i believe that france doesn't want to make a decision against germany of the very latest it does seem that money isn't getting the amount of votes it meets from heads of government to be put forward as the next president of the european commission that hasn't stopped the german chancellor though for saying that she still bucks her mom. repeat what i said and to avoid any unnecessary questions we stand by our lead candidate the p.p. candidate manfred weber others stand by their lead candidate obviously those are
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quite tired looking young who addressed the press after this meeting broke down he's searching for his own replacement however he did allow a joke his own expense. i noted with satisfaction mused and yes pleasure that it seems is not easy. to replacement. so with no decision from the heads of government of the states over who they want to see appointed as the next european commission president they're all going to have to come back again next week on the 30th of june for another round of talks in the go see asians to try and hammer out a solution u.s. congresswoman's comparison of migrant tensions and just a concentration camps a sponsor outrage details after the break.
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oh why a paradise with some around turned into a round the experimentation field but agricultural chemicals we know that these chemicals have consequences they are major irritant there's no question otherwise why would that the chemical company workers themselves be geared up that suited up locals attempt to combat the on regulated experiments but often in day you have many of these people who have one foot into the biotech pharma and the other foot in the government regulatory bodies this kind of collusion is reprehensible while the battle goes on the chemicals continue to poison hawaii and its people so one has to ask the question whether there is a form of environmental research going on in hawaii whether these companies feel they can get away with this because the people have less political power. what do you do before you came here where did you work before you came here when
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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 the right to live among us some even proven innocent off the years on death row and how many more exonerations is it going to take before we as a society realise that this is not working and we actually do something about. us congresswoman has received a foster home of criticism of to comparing detention centers for undocumented immigrants on the mexican border to nazi concentration camps but alexander because he or cortez is refusing to back down. the united states is running
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concentration camps on our southern border and that is exactly why they are there concentration camps. people across the us political spectrum slams the comparison by a cousin cortez often referred to by her initials a c. of course remembered scream say she needs to educate herself on the issue on polish m.p. invited the congresswoman to his country to see real concentration camps i am formally inviting alexandria casso cortez to come to poland where i don't hitler set up the worst chain of concentration camps the world has ever seen so that she may see the scoring political points with inflamed rhetoric is unacceptable in our contemporary western societies and to take something that happened in history where millions of jews have died and equated to something that's happening on the border she owes this nation an apology a o.c. concentration camps assured slave labor supply to help in the nazi war effort even
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as to protect the of the life inside the camps have to assure the ultimate goal of extermination through labor or learn about concentration camps a you see the us all a favor and spend just a few minutes learning some actual history 6000000 jews were exterminated in the holocaust you demean their memory and disgrace yourself with comments like this nazi and hitler comparisons up become a common argument in us political discourse. it is estimated that 6000000 jewish people were murdered in german concentration camps during world war 2 by comparison more than 50000000 babies have been aborted in the united states since 973. i'd like to see the president and the congress invest tens of billions in ruble energy
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i would point to the fact that it took roosevelt many many years to get america willing to go into world war 2 and fight the nazis or we have another me though different but perhaps very much a devastating in a similar way that. even as a share in our carbon dioxide it's just like that demonization of the poor jews under hitler government is not actually a benefit to the world and so where the truth is. donald trump you are the president and all citizens of this country you must not inflame the hatred of some at the violent expense of others we've seen jews subjected to persecution. look as the ortez. when she said concentration camps she knew that everybody would be thinking about it i she knew
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were what she was saying how explosive. it is but she's an attention seeker. she knows how to play the media and she knew perfectly well that when she brought up the topic of concentration camps she would be on television everyone would be talking about a c.n.n. interview that. was even more. nicholas then that cortez's the original comment because that featured. who was a african american political activist and what name in which she had explicitly said or we have concentration camps and then we're going to have the death camps holocaust is just something you use as a rip a rhetorical trick in order to try to beat people in the political argument.
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the u.s. military claims the use of nuclear weapons could create decisive purcell's ristal strategic stability this comes from a document recently made public but then classified auntie's don't call it a pix of the story. bombers submarines and ballistic missiles the pentagon's triad of nuclear warfare usually atomic weapons are considered a means of deterrence but now classified documents suggest the war hawks in washington may have other ideas using nuclear weapons could create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic stability specifically the use of a nuclear weapon will fundamentally change the scope of a battle and create conditions that affect how commanders will prevail in conflict the 60 page document came out in early june only to be classified a week later by the pentagon it's a surprise it wasn't a secret to begin with the fundamental principles underpinning washington's nuclear operations are laid out for the world to see and they don't exactly correspond to
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some of president donald trump's past talk of nonproliferation between russia and china and the us we're all busy making. hundreds of millions of dollars worth busy of weapons including nuclear which is ridiculous i think with that leader i think we're always going to be the leader we have to be the leader i think it's much better if we all got together and we didn't make these weapons so i think that's something that could be a phase 2 after this is done but then again trump himself hasn't been very consistent on nuclear posture either he called for talks with both the presidents of russia and china just last year to put an end to a so-called uncontrollable arms race several months later trump accused russia of developing missiles prohibited by the 1987 i.n.f. treaty although moscow denied violating the agreement signed to specifically prevent an arms race the u.s. withdrew the united states will therefore suspend its obligations under the n f
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treaty effective february 2nd and it's no secret the pentagon's long been on the anti russia bandwagon in 2018 its nuclear posture review accused russia of producing more non-strategic and i n f banned weapons. but a recent article by the american federation of scientists about d.o.d. exaggerations pointed out something interesting that the nuclear posture review contradicts itself their own statistics indicate that russia had between 3 and 5000 nukes in 200-922-4000 in 20112000 are less than 2018 exaggerating the threat from russia only justify spending more money on weapons that can annihilate humanity and with the risk of nuclear war at a tie if since world war 2 there's no time for war games the seeming double standard is to present trump as someone who is reluctant to go to war the document i believe was
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a message unit was in fear not only to probe the current belligerent rhetoric of the troubled ministration but as well to buttress his foreign policy which is aggressive growth of. south america growth in the middle east the growth of the. ecuadorian embassy in london spied on wiki leaks founder julian the sons of the lead in the reign of became president that's according to police recordings of alleged extortionists trying to get money from the songes team by threatening to release the material the group consisted of a spanish reporter and 2 computer experts mation whole included video and audio recordings his medical reports even legal documents on his lawyer asked them where they got pictures of his documents related to extortion is said it was from someone on the inside there that the embassy used microphones and the recorded material
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that apparently been handed over to the ambassador we can leaks editor in chief believes that the ecuadorian or thought these were gathering surveillance for the u.s. . poor use that we when we remember the extortionists. police are going to. sue me they knew that this was on the orders of the ambassador ready . was ready all to the us and all to the us. or was he on. his call. prosecution or were you sure it's not the was just days after sanchez forced from the embassy in april footage from inside the building was leaked to the media he's now currently serving a 50 week term in the u.k. so high security belmarsh prison for jumping bail in 2012 months when he sought refuge for rape allegations and sweden which he denies arguing they were
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a pretext extradited to the united states. the u.s. has indicted a songe of 17 counts of spying for publishing classified documents one of conspiracy to hack a government computer if extradited he faces up to 175 years in prison in 20 town assad's release military and diplomatic cables linked by former u.s. army soldier chelsea manning detailing alleged u.s. war crimes in iraq. it is a chief of wiki leaks again believes that the u.s. charges go against journalism. we do have sense that nothing along. it is crime is being a journalist in a partnership. that this work surface in the air or anderson meant it was well just an indictment against you we must ask what we can use for an indictment of generalists or afterwards ready we are serious to the text of it and so to have an extra territory or in all of the will we discovered a conservative the very damaging report by the special reports of torture of the
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united nation which forms the recently condemnation of 4 of the role of the united states you know the king of sweden and ecuador and basically making life as it man. like staying with ulti join me for updates and offer that. senators financial survival guide i don't buy a i promise on a futures. almost friday as of last night i buy it from the future trucker watch kaiser. what politicians
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do something to. put themselves on the line to get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. more so more want to be rich. but you're going to be prosperous like the 43 in the morning can't be good. i'm interested always in the waters of our. first super. bowl them so if you go on so if you shave or not say it is set the number of white supremacist hate groups is on the rights but my guess today is convinced that their message of hate can be decided with friendship. darryl davis musician who
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convinced hundreds of cooke looks klan members to give up their robes he joins me today to share his story. despite decades of victories for the civil rights movement america's race problem is still booming. eating the fabric of society with new more hardline and loud civil rights groups bringing racism to the spotlight again. with a parallel rise of white supremacists and right wing is is the aggressive protest tactic backfiring or provoking an extremist response can racism in the u.s. only be confronted with militancy. in the method of calm conversation and gradual away. without provoking finding. darryl davis musician and author of the book climb the same relationships welcome to the show it's really great to have you with us so darryl you are quite famous for befriending k.k.k. members and in many cases your friendship resulted in them living in the klan you
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wrote a book about it.


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