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to the global economy with my instructor a no holds barred look at the global financial headlines. as a report on. the n.s.a. surveillance scale sparks an exodus from the dot com domain ag lobel push to shield sensitive data from the prying eyes of foreign investments. the american people are furious businesses are enraged and the world economy is held hostage but for lawmakers in washington it's career over country less than forty eight hours remain for the united states to and the deadlock and avoid the folding audit seventeen trillion dollar debt. and an uneasy celebration in moscow as over one hundred thousand muslims gather for one of his launch holiest days this fall sunday's violent affleck riot provoked by the failed stabbing a russian man. this
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is r.t. coming to you live from moscow with me marina joshie welcome to the program america's national security agency could soon see its global surveillance powers curtailed as foreign governments and firms move to bolster the or cyber to francis brazil's leading the charge with an encrypted e-mail service while germany's biggest telecom company is planning to reroute users data away from the n.s.a. spying on ice are just peed all over explains. they are inside one of the main offices of germany's largest telecommunications operates and they are coming up with a plan that they hope will protect their customers information from the prying eyes of security services telecom has announced that they will only be using german
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service for all communications inside germany in the future this is something they have said perhaps they would like to roll out to across europe but for now it's only going to be here in germany that information e-mails and phone calls and text messages will only travel on to him and so there's now this comes out following the revelations of just how much germany was spied on as sponsored by the n.s.a. and british secret service is all of this coming out from the the leaks that edward snowden revealed to the various media outlets in fact just to sum up how much germany was spied on one leak that was revealed in beagle news magazine in june of this year showed it's around a million e-mails phone calls and text messages were intercepted in germany in the for each month the announcement by the telecoms actually probably prompted all the major operators to say that they want to follow suit vodafone among them as well.
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telefonica said they would also try to roll this out for their customers however there are some that are skeptical of whether it could work due to the the nature of the modern communications however telecom is saying that they're determined to protect their customers information from the prying eyes of the spice and the n.s.a. scandal has also shaken the credibility of the dot com domain like here she talked to the chief of a major malaysian investment firm who moved all these data to russia's dire use own and sees this as a start of a global exodus we hear. from. proof we the world got from mr snowden that certain organizations in the west are listening into medical records of their own citizens and the e-mail traffic of g. mail yahoo hotmail i do believe it's time to say goodbye to dot com and has an
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excellent service that safe if i have a sort of peace which i pay for all i want is good customer service i want safety of my network or my sort of or if appropriate for this reality congress over to lucian it's time to wake up chris can't see his company provides encrypted internet services is also shifting his servers from the us to iceland and he thinks there is more than just privacy at stake really what's happening here is that they have a different strategy instead of targeting the people who they know or suspect of being terrorists are crossing bad things they're expecting everyone to be a terrorist and that of course is not true it's a cat and mouse game and you know the bad people i'm not telling the government centers the bad people here i'm just saying that there are people who would like to steal bank account information and so forth and so on and when when people build intentionally build back doors and weaken ours into certain systems it's only
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a matter of time before the bad people find those and so what will happen is they'll be exploited that's why you have to change the locks like changing the lock on the door of your apartment. now on r.t. dot com we are reporting on how the n.s.a. gets its hands on your friends list on social networks along with other personal contact data and don't forget to check out our twitter feed for the latest updates on the story. well after the two weeks of government paralysis u.s. senators say they're close to restoring state functions and authorizing more borrowing you've got two days left to do so or risk a fold that would likely trigger a global crisis and on top of that now it tells us the public mood is getting ugly . this self-inflicted shutdown is causing panic around the world as washington scrambles to avoid default the global economy is at risk of being thrust back into recession well at home millions will have to cut their losses either way deal or no
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deal businesses that were unable to work at full capacity public sector contracts which will see delays and payment and unemployment which is already on the rise due to the shutdown but possibly the most ironic thing about this government shutdown now in its third week is that it's not saving money it's costing america at least one hundred sixty million dollars a day and given the crisis has entered its fifteenth day the overall cost could be as much as two and a half billion dollars and that number of course is expected to grow and the political debate is hampering a rise in the debt ceiling but also leaving sick americans out in the cold for each week of the shutdown hundreds of patients cannot be accepted for treatment at the national institutes of health including cancer patients seventy five percent of the staff is not working because of the shutdown and it's the patients in need of medical treatment that are suffering veterans are outraged at the closing of public
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parks and more monuments due to this shutdown the government has run out of cash to pay some eight hundred thousand federal workers during the deadlock over the weekend thousands came out in d.c. and stormed the barricades at a world war two memorial calling for the government to stop using veterans as political pawns in this battle for the budget while another group of retired military personnel are set to protest here in washington d.c. this week again starting very rally at that war memorial the department of veterans affairs is seeing the backlog of a disability disability claims grow along with the frustration and uncertainty among the military community also prominent faith leaders are set to join locked out workers at republican offices to pray. in march for an end to the shutdown they're expected to call attention to each representative down on the debt ceiling encouraging them to vote to end this standoff so as the shutdown continues we are
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seeing more and more protests in the capital and more people in different groups demanding the government do their job and get a budget passed. well there may be a program it's not a good deal being talked about now wouldn't resolve the crisis but rather delay it setting the scene for another budget showdown early next year but this is nothing new according to jim rogers author of street smarts adventures on the road and in the markets we've been kicking the can down the road prince sixty years as an american i do you think we got this much we're the largest debtor nation in the history of the world we've got to do something about every year that goes by and we go deeper and deeper into somebody's got a problem one way or the ok but how can it be solved i mean the senators are now saying that they've got a solution a temporary fix is what they say that will last for a few months but what happens after that i mean it all seems like a do now something but think later approach. well that's exactly right you use the
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word temporary think that's what it is marina same old they will come out a few days and they will announce everything is ok no. problem two three from now. and we'll be back at the same place we are now only worse because the debt will be worse and countries that are lending to america and really you know that russia china few other countries starting to say we've got to do something else we cannot keep putting money into u.s. dollars and the u.s. government on this thing is going to have the i'm not the only one who knows that many other countries this starting to say we have to find an alternative to the u.s. dollar because these guys are not from. a national financial hasn't even religious figures have all urged washington and they in past economists and former british treasury official neil mccann america's inconsistency has tarnished
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its reputation. i think that the one of the key problems that american policymakers face is that this ongoing fiscal dysfunction and periodic fiscal crises you'll recall that we were down this road back in two thousand and eleven when america was stripped of its aaa status by standard and poor's and then we had the fiscal cliff at the end of two thousand and twelve it was a real risk of america falling back into an economic recession and here we go again with the shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis and i think these periodic crises undermine confidence in u.s. economic policy they undermine confidence in the u.s. dollar as the world's leading reserve currency and if this continues if this dysfunction continues then over time i think the more nervous investors will be more downside risks with the global financial system more of a chance that the u.s.
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economy falls into recession which would inevitably have a knock on effect elsewhere in the global economy international investors will be looking for a reform of the international monetary system and they'll be challenging the role of the dollar as the leading reserve currency. now reducing reliance on the u.s. dollar has been discussed ever since the credit crunch struck back in two thousand and eight at sixteen pm g.m.t. the kaiser report looks at china's efforts to d.m. merican ice the world. he says criticism and caustic ridicule on washington the news agency called the us civilian slayer prisoner torture and meddler and others affairs and said the pax americana was a failure on all fronts well i mean china should walk the walk instead of just talking the talk so mcdonalds kentucky fried chicken kicked out coca-cola they're making your citizens obese and you're getting diabetes so you know they talk the talk but will try to walk the walk simultaneously when they say they want to d.m.
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merican eyes the world here's a here's a country that has huge exposure to exports to america is the basis for their merc until this rise of the twenty first century why would they be cutting the nose off to spite their face unless they're ready to come out and say we've got enough gold at this time to cut the dollar loose. a nobel prize winning group and charge of rating syria of chemical weapons has words of praise for his government calls for short periods to allow inspectors to get to dangerous conflict and destroy the deadly stockpiles and pay for radio struggling spaniards are said to be landed with another tax and solar power as a government scrabbles to replenish its coffers that's coming up after a break. well
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download free broadcast quality video for your media projects for free media r t v dot com. welcome back this is r.t. the organisation in charge of destroying syria's chemical arsenal says damascus officials are cooperating and giving them access to whatever they want to see the group that recently won the nobel peace prize says areas change hands for a one day to another making their job very difficult and they also claim they can get through so. it's because it would mean going through rebel held territory meanwhile fighting continues despite the start of a major for the muslim holiday revels have fired mortar shells in the capital and the government has launched air raids in the suburbs of damascus
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a car bomb in the northwest of the country left twenty seven people data on monday that blast came a day after twin car bomb struck the syrian capital the same time a seven red cross workers were abducted by government for i have since been released but the others remain in captivity a spokesman for the international committee of the red cross sean maguire says the organization's work must go on even though the workers are still being held. well we're very focused on getting our colleagues were very concerned about their safety we are also continuing with our relief operations across syria because the conflict is continuing and then the needs remain very very high i think we've seen on all sides of the conflict that medically has been denied to people who need it the sick and the wounded. and there are areas being besieged by both the government and opposition forces so we're seeing. these sorts of denial of the right to
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humanitarian the which is which we would be expecting to see you observe we've seen that being denied by both sides by all sides in this conflict. now the number of people living in extreme poverty in spain has doubled in just five years according to a new report from charity groups there around three million spaniards now have to survive under three hundred seven euros per month while the cost of living continues to climb and then add to as the number of families were not one person is employed has gone up five fold since the start of crisis and that's one of point eight million households and now the spanish government is set to become the first and. rip to tax something that's been free and available to everyone since the dawn of time and that sunlight were drained once to impose a levy on solar power to help yani energy etc for us now reports. there's an
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argument hotting up in spain right now the country still mired in financial difficulty the government's come up with a rather unusual proposal calling for attacks all solar energy with some spanish cities enjoying an average of three thousand hours of sun each year the nation's been one of the leading providers of energy the trouble is they're pretty thing so much that production capacity now exceeds the market by sixty percent and that's when the government found itself in that produces to the cina twenty six billion euro so in a bid to scale back the us a solar panels the government decided to attack those who use the in other words taxing the very behavior they spent the last decade trying to encourage critics of the proposal say this damage things progress towards meeting your opinion when you pull energy goes and could set a dangerous precedent for other struggling e.u. countries like greece who are remiss to be contemplating
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a similar tax planes energy regulator agrees and his cool the proposed toll economically viable and discriminatory those who have been most blindsided by the idea of people like pedro he invested his money in installing a solar panel in his home. says they're making it cheaper to buy your energy from the big companies rather than use the power from your panels the government target is that the taxes there is these using solar energy still require the use of the conventional energy grids and say this tax will contribute to the cost of maintenance but the solar lobby say the new tax will extend the time it takes. the solar panels to pay for themselves from eight to twenty five years the following that could be levied if people like don't pay up well that speaks that it's a mind boggling thirty billion euro i already know people who are removing the.
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protesters say that simply to scare people into submission but as to whether it's working for perjury even if you're going to think that you know. your group the laws against your rights you have the right to refuse to do with the government tells you i'm going to continue with and i'm not going to be. with such strong resistance across the sunny state spain's government may have a bite on its hands and should be left wondering if the proposed tax is such a bright idea. so if the space. now the possible sunshine tax is the only thing getting people or spain there is a color only use here barcelona have failed to break a picket of hundreds of workers at a large bakery strikers block access to the factory progress while most two
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thousand workers and wage cuts started on sunday after unions denounced the company's action. now a signal to some other stories from around the world a regional governor in eastern afghanistan has been killed by a bomb planted in a microphone while giving a speech at a mosque after prayers at least eighteen bystanders were wounded among them both civilians and officials no one has claimed responsibility but the taliban has recently been escalating attacks on provincial officials and security forces have next year's made. a seven point two magnitude earthquake has straw go. city and popular tourist islands in the center. the philippines killing more than eighty five people and leaving dozens injured the quake hit on a national holiday and triggering a stampede as buildings and historic churches collapsed the number of dad could rise further as authorities assess the extent of the damage.
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iraq's been hit by another deadly explosion this time targeting sunni worshippers who were leaving a mosque in the city of kirkuk twelve people are thought dad and over twenty five injured the blast occurred as worshippers left after morning prayers at the start of a holy day and i were six thousand people have lost their lives in bombings and shootings this year. the first nuclear talks between world powers and iran since it elected a new president are underway in geneva iran has already presented fresh proposals on how to hand the international deadlock over into tomic program president hassan rouhani earlier expressed hope of a deal being reached within six months he insists his country will never build a nuclear bomb as entitled to peaceful atomic energy. now the man suspected of killing russian twenty five year old you gore should book off as just
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been detained in the moscow region according to the interior ministry that stabbing took place last week and that led to massive interethnic riot in the capital on sunday they resulted in hundreds of arrests security was also tied in to the capital for one of islam made festivals. and its own in russia ask obama and the clashes didn't stop over a hundred thousand muslims from celebrating it is going to check on their reports. literally means the feast of the sekret fires that commemorates abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son ishmael to show his face to a lot on this day muslims kill a sheep or go to and give them each to the poor and shared among family and neighbors as you can imagine many did not like the sight of animals being killed in their backyard so bosco thirty's have designated special locations farms where muslims could practice the ritual of second feis russia is home to around twenty muley. and muslim so
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a huge muslim community here the celebrations comes days after the riots in moscow's beauty dover district hundreds of people there took to the streets to express their outrage of the killing of a young man hugo shoppers as well as to express their attitude towards migrants in general because we haven't had a local shopping center and at a storage facility police have identified the suspect ingeborg's a murderer it's a thirty one year old citizen of hazard by john he allegedly stabbed you bored to death in front of his girlfriend a c.c.t.v. camera captured his face the suspect is now at large the residents were outraged by a by the murder but along with the residents in a nationalistic group says some of them radical have also picked up on the tragedy and riots began more than twenty people were injured and sent us on sunday night a debate over at least eight of them in law enforcement but as nic tensions are still brewing in the city just tonight we learned that
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a group of young men attacked a random azerbaijani cafe they broke the windows and the door no luck at luckily no one was injured there and then in a separate incident in moscow we heard a group of men from central asia attack someone's car and many fear there will be a series of mass nuclear motivated crimes russia is not immune to hate crimes especially with tensions or religulous of gratian and other issues so you can imagine in the wake of the riots security has been very tight in moscow i could see it here at the mosque the city deployed police forces four thousand people to make sure that the celebrations are peaceful and safe for the public. and of more on the rioting in moscow at r.t. dot com our web site so hand there for a full time full timeline of events and you can also check the invision and motion sections for dramatic images and footage of course of the clashes also online today police. and south florida and our forests to stop attracting criminals to town for
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sting operations a newspaper investigation uncovers the practice which earned the cops over a million dollars in illegal drug deals. and the promise of t.v. fame lure is one of somalia's most notorious pirate captains and to jail the african falls for a fake documentary proposal that story and warm at r.t. dot com. up next here on our team find out how america seems to have given itself the right to do as a pleases and how this affects the wider world a special report on exceptionalism. switzerland
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will soon vote if they should start giving out thousands of dollars in cash to every adult citizen in the country you heard me right there's a grassroots campaign that is trying to get the government to give out to every adult says a two thousand five hundred swiss francs approximately two thousand eight hundred dollars per month the motivation for the project is that many in switzerland fear that the financial crisis has caused wealth inequality to skyrocket you know i'm not an expert at swiss culture so maybe people there are different but if they gave out thousands of free dollars per month anywhere i've lived you would see the majority of people going into early retirement and not working at all and sort of like how they tell people not to feed the bears at parks because then the bears lose their instincts and will go hunt because getting a sandwich thrown at them is a lot easier i mean why go through the effort of altering when the sandwich just magically appears handouts often creates loft. according to reuters some people are
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proposing a much better law for switzerland limiting executive pay to being twelve times higher than that of the lowest paid employee although this plan isn't making headlines it seems like a much better idea because it doesn't to motivate people to be productive and yet it would create almost utopia like levels of wealth inequality also if the bosses salary is tied to the employees that a lot of people be getting raises very soon this one to twelve pay ratio is much better than the free swiss francs and it gets my seal of approval but that's just my opinion.
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this. is an exceptional american exceptionalism testimony to american exceptionalism and exceptionalism. merica is exceptional what makes us except for this except. some may disagree. but i believe america is exceptional. in part because we have shown a willingness through the sacrifice of blood and treasure to stay.

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