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absolutely. now over for washington to put the federal bill which means the government has officially stopped working for the first time in. the may pullout from the european human rights convention this is according to the country's prime minister david cameron he's eyeing a radical changes in ties with the e.u. . as the us. the israeli prime minister rushes to washington. if indeed it carries on with this alleged nuclear program.
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worldwide news live on. moscow where it's now just after nine. welcome to the program. time has now run out for u.s. lawmakers to agree on federal funding which means the government has now officially shut down and the democratic led senate rejected the temporary bills by house republicans that would have delayed obama's health care law as the price to continue funding obama warned the shutdown would have a very real economic impact on everyday people because our lives while he's been finding out it won't exactly be a total disaster. the federal officer now federal you are above the federal air traffic controllers will remain working so will the majority of the department of homeland security everything from the u.s. coast guard to the transportation security agency will keep operating federal prisons will stay open the state department will keep processing passports but
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there may be delays social security and medicare payments would keep coming food stamp benefits will be available but many other services under the snap program that help needy mothers and children would be suspended the u.s. postal service would remain in business federal courts are exempt so cord will remain in session at least until mid october but if the government stay shut down longer than ten days judiciary jobs would be at risk for furlough active duty military is considered essential so men and women in uniform will stay at work but it's likely paychecks will be delayed that's because even though the military is considered critical about half of the department of defense is not on the chopping block nasa most of its employees would be furloughed a few workers would remain on the job to man mission control the food and drug
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administration would suspend most safety inspections perhaps taking the biggest hit tourism national parks across the country will close so will museums here in washington d.c. that includes the smithsonian museums and the national zoo the twenty four hour panda cam would go dark alternately it is up to the executive branch to decide who is essential and who is not right now it looks like roughly eight hundred thousand federal workers many of them here in washington temporarily be out of work in the first government shutdown nearly two decades. and washington as well. now last minute decisions on the verge of a shutdown have recently become fairly common in washington let's flash back to a couple of the closest calls in recent years for you here on oxy let's go back to two thousand and eleven the closing of the government was a verted just one hour before the deadline after
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a painful legislative standoff the budget deal was finally agreed upon now the debt ceiling another nerve racking issue of the summer of twenty eleven it was sending shock waves across america and the wider world though the sky didn't fall as it was agreed upon just two days before the time was up and political commentator brian fox he told my colleague matras so that washington is well quite used to playing deadline. bluff now and you can look back and see the same sort of little opportunism grandstanding every time with different variations in the main variation being who's in power in the white house the political number one from the republicans or is it political but number two from the democrats and this is a very old. also controls congress so that's the stage. why though this drama this theater of political opportunism is the again of.
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washington d.c. they both have the same. basic platform they're all more for endless war they're all on board for endless spending for one for welfare one for social welfare they're all or for surveillance or all of or for the police state or for the big things you just. a crisis deal in crisis where a lot of details are changed. so the essential federal services will continue working out despite the shutdown. gerald said until we spoke to earlier he's the publisher of the trends journal he says because of the hype the warnings of a collapse have been strongly exaggerated it's more theatrical than anything else they keep talking about how it's going to shut down will bring down the economy by one point four percent the g.d.p. how do they know every percentages of
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a come up with about anything has always been wrong so this is more theatrical and it's very important to look at this not only as the shutdown but really it's symptomatic of all of washington. go back to two thousand and eleven it was two years and yorkers are all we kept hearing about was going over the fiscal cliff going over the fiscal cliff they talked about it so much that standard and poor's downgraded u.s. credit worthiness and then we had sequester and next month we're going to have the debt ceiling again this is more three at tricks it's the it's that the washington drama queens doing what they always do behave in a manner that is unbecoming of professionals and adults. i know if he's online team has listed ten ways the government shutdown could impact america from the looming default to the closure of museums also on the web side for
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you this hour learn how the global stock markets have been reacting to the budget battle in the u.s. congress that's also for you right now on our website dot dot com. first rick. and i think. thanks for joining us here on ars he would come to you live from moscow and already on the rise the u.k.'s go it alone sentiment is now being fueled by a fresh plan drawing the island nation even further from the mainland european state it's also prime minister david cameron hinted that he wants to withdraw from
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the european convention on human rights it's long been the subject of irritation for many brits with such measures as insisting that u.k. prisoners should have the right to vote and allowing foreign criminals to remain in the country indefinitely taking up the story for us. david cameron has said clearly that he wants to know that he can keep the country safe and that means being able to chuck out as he said anybody that doesn't have the right to be in the u.k. and who threatens the u.k. way of life now we don't have to look very far for examples of where the european convention for human rights has been a real thorn in the side of the british government there's the very famous case of the radical hate preacher abu qatada now he famously avoided extradition from the u.k. for over a decade because his lawyers argued that it was against his human rights to return to his native georgian where he could face torture there and it's not just abu qatada there's all the criminals who have tried to use the european convention for
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human rights to basically get greater leniency towards their punishment so david cameron has said explicitly that his goal is to renegotiate britain's relationship with europe radically and that his idea of the e.u. being an ever closer union as it sets out in the guiding principles of the blog well that's something that doesn't correspond with what britain wants in fact the polls have been showing increasingly that it's not what voters want and in fact the emergence of the u.k. independence party which supports an immediate british exit from the european union well that shows just how strong anti e.u. sentiment in the u.k. is and so david cameron again he's under pressure to stop losing conservative supporters going over to ukip so he's got to try and balance what the what the anti e.u. law both within his party and the anti e.u. sentiment in the public what they want and we're seeing the prime minister
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therefore paying his rhetoric against the european union brussels has said time and time again that westminster can't just cherry pick the policies that it wants and throw to the side the ones that it doesn't want the more vividly the e.u. membership it's not and men. but again we've got the indication from david cameron that if reelected as prime minister he's going to try very hard to make it one of his political over now it seems that cameron has learnt some rather useful lessons from the success of the united kingdom independence party that's because the idea of abandoning the human rights convention is not a new one it was first floated by ukip and gerard batten m.e.p. for the party he believes it's time britain took matters into its own hands we now come under the jurisdiction of the european court of human rights which is the response constable for many decisions the british people are very unhappy with like our inability to get all soren terrorist suspects for example and going said that
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we have to give prisoners the flow of sense that we cannot have life sentences for criminals they must be reviewed so our worst and most approach killers will now have the rights to have their last sentences reviewed we have their own courts which have been established over the last eight hundred years we have our supreme court is a british citizen has a problem with the british government and the british state we have our own courts where they can seek redress if we shouldn't have to take it off to a foreign court presided over by sharyn judges many of whom oxen simply not up to the standard of english judges countries will either observe civilised values or one of many countries in the a not quite up to that standard yes and all this is done for us is actually made we've had all these kind of idiotic decisions that we're obliged to that's years. thanks for joining us here and still to come for you just a bit later in this hour leaving the drug disaster behind as nato troops prepare to
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bid. you look at how the drug industry in the country during the day with the afghan made heroin spreading far across the globe. and unwanted settlement israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu visit to america trying to persuade the u.s. president to be cool to negotiations with iran that's coming your way with the rest of the world's top headlines for this.
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it is not floral from quarter past the hour here in moscow would sauti the israeli prime minister is now in the united states with
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a mission to persuade obama not to trust iran on a meeting with the president netanyahu him to well not to lift the crippling sanctions against the country at least not to do so prematurely and visit those spurred on by the thaw in relations between washington and tehran at the leaders of both nations made their first steps to long awaited talks on a possible nuclear settlement details here with auti is more important. he will be the last speaker wrapping up the united nations general assembly debate but israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu will likely not offer the same harmonious tone heard last week from iraq's president who is expected to argue that israel and the world at large should continue to be on guard against tehran's nuclear program even insisting that the international sanctions which have been crippling iran's economy not be eased now just seven days ago iranian leader hassan rouhani delivered his
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debut address at the u.n. g.a. proclaiming that his government was ready to resolve any and all concerns about his country's nuclear program even promising more transparency and engagement with the united states during a meeting with u.s. president barack obama at the white house on monday israel's prime minister insisted that tehran offer immediate concessions by suspending sensitive nuclear projects or else face even greater international pressure now obama shorting netanyahu that all options including military options are on the table when it comes to protecting u.s. interests in the middle east is that we can resolve this diplomatically bush as president said before and i would prefer that we take no options off the table including military options let's now his visit to the u.n. comes four days after a historic fifteen minute phone call between president obama and rouhani it marked the first time in thirty four years that the nation's leaders agreed had
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a conversation now last year when the israeli prime minister addressed the u.n. g.a. he presented a cartoon diagram of a bomb claiming that iran would enter the final phase of a weapons production by mid twenty thirteen israel has of course adopted off from that assessment since making it but wall tel of the it has been ringing alarm bells over tehran's. legit nuclear program it is simultaneously even ignoring calls from iran syria and other countries to join the nuclear nonproliferation treaty that's aimed at keeping the middle east free from weapons of mass destruction israel has also not confirmed or denied if it has its own nuclear arsenal reporting from new york. and we spoke to geo political analyst after william and he believes that there are some groups in america that don't want to lose the convenient image of having iran as an enemy iran hasn't made
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a. hostile little war aggressive war on any nation for more than a century and a half and i certainly don't think they're insane enough to try to launch a war on israel which is armed to the teeth with nuclear submarines and other weaponry that would would. really not to be to the advantage of iran at all so i think this is a fabrication by a certain international war lobby in washington perhaps in britain france and certainly around the israeli defense industry and certain circles in israeli intelligence around netanyahu that that would want to have iran as a bogeyman to justify the continued support of washington to israel. or just a click away at r.t. dot com you can always had on line to see what our web team of lined up for you this hour for example that includes the latest snowden leak the n.s.a. has been raking in data on the web browsing habits of millions of innocent
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americans and this without a warrant or justification. and the run up to the sochi twenty fourteen games it enters the final straight you can follow the flame in a vision that will be actually on the invision page of our website just a click away dot com. another let's turn our attention to the u.s. and its allies they're packing their bags they're ready to back out of afghanistan next year they will be leaving behind a deadly legacy since the start of the war on terror twelve years ago the drug industry has simply thrived and it's not only for internal use made narcotics have been steadily appearing all over the world and have killed at least a million people. can reports. as the u.s. is packing to leave afghanistan is leaving behind a war that's just beginning a war that kills without weapons silently with harrowing its production has increased forty times in the. nato started its war on terror in two thousand and
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one before that the taliban as brutal as they war heading forced the ban on poppy growing they declared it was against their religion so here in production was very low when the u.s. and allied forces invaded the country they allowed afghans to grow poppies they saw it as a way to win locals hearts and minds it's hard to find a more cynical way to win hearts and minds the u.s. and allied forces have maintained that opium production provides a livelihood for afghan farmers but it's been destroying their lives the lives of thousands of children around three hundred thousand afghan children are now drug addicts my colleague visited one family in afghanistan three mothers all three addicted to opium heroin and marijuana they blow opium in the face of their children to make them fall asleep so that the grown ups can cater to their own addiction they give marijuana to their very young children they buy drugs before
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they buy food here's what their daughter said. it was a move my mother told me let's go to the bazaar i want to buy something for you i said really we went and my mother said to this man do you want to buy these grew he yelled out to give you and give us to hundred f. so we went to buy some dry bread novelty my mom needed money and took my sister we were crying sue much then she tried to sell me again i begged him not to and she said that if i go to people's houses and beg then to keep me so that's what i do the u.s. and allied forces have been doing little to stop opium production in afghanistan is killing more and more people and not just in of gunston but far beyond its borders of ghana's that produces around ninety percent of the wall. opium supply the bulk of the eight hundred and twenty tons of heroin that comes out of afghanistan every year ends up on the streets of russia and europe the drug money feeds organized
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crime all over the globe kossovo drug dealers for example have become a predominant crime group in europe that is because seventy percent of heroin that goes to europe goes through the cost of all channeled in the meantime opium production is growing in afghanistan last year they expended poppy cultivation almost twenty percent compared to the prior year the example of colombia shows that the u.s. could do a lot more if they wanted to the u.s. there in cooperation with the colombian government eradicate around two hundred thousand hectares of cocoa bushes every year by comparison in of gotta stand their radek eight two thousand hectares of poppy fields one hundred times less maybe one hundred times less effort to curb drug production in afghanistan which is really hard to understand considering the us went to afghanistan to fight terror drug money feeds terror drugs have killed way more people than all terrorist attacks
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combined and also what kind of a nation building was that when it's clear food these afghan children it was anything but that in moscow i'm going to check out our into the world out there we go very briefly to brazil now to start a for us release of clashed with hundreds of protesting professors who were gathered in the streets of rio de janeiro the teachers had been demanding improved pay and conditions some holding signs proclaiming less football more education and their anger that the money being lavished on the country's hosting of the world cup social services are being neglected a similar sentiments or a nationwide million strong protest in the summer. and haiti's capital thousands of antiques. protesters marked twenty years since president. ousting demanded the current leader michel martelly resigns amid corruption allegations and his failure to conduct elections as he did promised two years ago the demonstration
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though mostly peaceful although some clashes were reported with police. and out of venezuela those were the words of the country's president nicolas maduro is the expelled three top u.s. diplomats the trio of plotting to sabotage the country's economy and paying bribes to venezuelan companies at the u.s. embassy deny the allegations and said no official notification of the order is being received you know just last week canceled his speech at the u.n. general assembly claiming his life in new york would be in danger america and venezuela who have a long history of difficulties and have been without their lives in each other's capitals since twenty ten. neo nazi sentiment has been gaining strength across the e.u. with the european commission expressing quote great concern over the rise of anti semitic incidents across the bloc. the report from hungary where the far right neo
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nazi party is currently enjoying a huge surge in support. emotions in tackles flew high in what was meant to be a friendly full game and budapest between hungary and israel but in the stands emotions were even more fierce local fans booed israel's anthem. and chanted fascist leader's names. not that he was. at another football game several months later the leader of hungary's anti-racist movement was attacked by hooligans. heard a bunch of found chanting the nazi slogan. i asked them to stop but they ignored me then after the game they attacked me one of them hit me in the face and broke my nose at the jewish community here says this was just one link in a long chain of anti-semitic and interethnic tensions in the country but i thought the cost on we keep hearing and to semitic slogans and sentiments from inside our
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parliament and in some of our press if you remember nazi germany everything also started with rhetoric then came concentration camps and gas chambers and in hungary sometimes this vocal racism turns into real violence like six gypsies who were killed by a gang of nationalists a few years ago what is especially shocking to hungary's jews is that these things are happening in a country which has a very tragic history in the one nine hundred forty s. hungary had one of the largest jewish communities in the whole of europe but the nazi invasion changed all that more than half a million people perished in the holocaust and this wall in budapest has all the names of all the identified victims. in may the world jewish congress even decided to hold its annual event in budapest to highlight what they believe is escalating anti-semitism in the central european state the far right your big party the third largest in the country brought thousands onto the streets their leader the governor of illinois says it had nothing to do with racism but it was draw attention to what
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they claim to be the aggressive policy of israel mean to the coming in israeli president arrests once that the only other way to prevail without military action was by economic means later he said israel will invest a lot of money into hungary we've been witnessing a huge influx of capital from israel into our country since then and tried to find out what's behind it but the jewish community called us nazis and refused to speak to us that's why we protested the your big party made headlines after make it into hungary sparta menton twenty ten when the country's economy was ailing and judging by opinion polls they're looking to strengthen their position after next year's vote with far right parties now represented in parliament so a few grey norway finland lok via and several more countries across the continent your vehicle will go into the election safe in the knowledge they're not alone and . let's hear a chef stew r.t. reporting from hungary. now we are coming to you live from moscow and just in
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a moment here on the program we continue our report on indian medicine that costs pennies compared to european medical counterparts thanks for joining us. recently the ministry of internal affairs of russia declared that they're going to dress to increase operations in and around the mosque. subway system with a major emphasis on illegal immigration there is an odd paradox when people talk about dealing with illegal immigration in terms of what the police should do people want the police to deal with it but any means of trying to actually do anything are generally taboo any form of asking people to see ideas viewed as an invasion of privacy or racial profiling well i don't know how exactly anyone can prove they are
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or aren't a citizen without id and if you're looking for people who are foreign and thus different then how can you go about looking for illegals without looking for people who are different profiling if you were looking for a criminal of slavic origin in uganda when the police be wrong to stop me due to standing out from the crowd i don't think so that's not racial profiling it is just common sense obviously it is best to fight the causes of illegal immigration rather than asking for id in moscow subways but they have to do something so i guess id checks are here to stay but there is a big difference between looking at someone's passport and doing stop and frisk or involuntary blood and urine tests that is what immigration control goes over the line but that's just my opinion. the fact that. they were going to go digital the price is the only industry specifically mentioned in the constitution and. that's because
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a free and open process is critical to our democracy correct albus. role. in fact the single biggest threat facing our nation today is the corporate takeover of our government and across difficult we've been hijacked why handful of transnational corporations they will profit by destroying what our founding fathers once it's all just my job market and on this show we reveal the big picture of what's actually going on in the world we go beyond identifying the problem to try to fix rational debate and a real discussion critical issues facing america to find a job ready to join the movement then walk away from the big picture. well most told me my language is all but i will only react to situations i have read the reports but i'm likely to put issues.


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