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president trump fires his chief of staff in a major white house overall we look at the turbulence and infighting within the administration. at this hour t.v. news hour the french president promises to rid the country of makeshift refugee camps and made it plain police have been abusing migrants. german investigators say the suspect in the deadly stabbing in is a known islamist. live from our international news center and mosque oh this is our team my names you know
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neal thanks for tuning in our top story this hour donald trump has dismissed his chief of staff priebus in the latest shake up of the white house team as usual the president broke the news on twitter announcing that homeland security secretary john kelly the job a week ago the white house press secretary sean spicer also abruptly left his position that had been widely expected he had not been appearing at briefings for some time however this missile of the f.b.i. director james comey back in may did come as a shock one of the reasons for that the solution was the intelligence chief humbling of the probe into hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server while secretary of state before that national security adviser michael flynn was forced to resign over his contacts with russia. but how
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relationships in the white house are starting to resemble a notable t.v. drama between senate investigations and twitter wars the current u.s. presidency has barely gotten the ball rolling but there has been plenty of drama we're our strongest when we're unified. this is a bunch of scumbags. president was being small president it's not presidential at all. but we're all going to. push this country around mr speaker to call for the impeachment of the president boy have they tried i mean every single thing. when i'm finished i think they will absolutely. lately the bipartisan tug of war has shifted to being on the lines of the enemy of my enemy is my friend take attorney general jeff sessions not long ago he was considered one of trump most trusted allies
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whereas democrats were less than impressed he's a man of integrity a man of principle and a man of total utter resolve because the department of justice should be above reproach for the good of the country the attorney general sessions should resign in just a couple of months trying fluffer sessions has turned sour and lo and behold senator chuck schumer is suddenly coming to his defense i am disappointed in the attorney general. he should not have recused himself even if the president has disagreements with him which i think are real found self-centered. and wrong. you don't ridicule him in public apparently there's a thin line between love and hate and that line is basically just a few mean tweet and it works the opposite way as well let's look at former f.b.i. director james comey when he spoke out on the hillary clinton investigation praised his valor while the democrats were far from fleet it took guts for director comey
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to make the move that he made it light of the kind of opposition he had. the f.b.i. director has no credibility oh how the times have changed since he's a showboat he's a grandstander the f.b.i. has been in turmoil you know that i know that the reason that tony was fired was because donald trump wants to cut off any investigation and it's not just politicians who are easily swayed the media follows the changing tide as well george w. bush was slammed by the press and seen as one of the worst american presidents toward the end of his time in office he leaves office the most unpopular president in modern history this president performed so poorly we have a president to transcend at least stupid he is the worst president of my lifetime but a few well aimed comments in an interview turned him into a white house favorite i consider the media media to be indispensable to democracy
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we need an independent media to hold people like me to account it's very funny to the sense of humor is coming well he said oh well respected mr president we want to thank you. even former white house press secretary sean spicer who was one of the media's favorite punching bags for some time is now feeling the love following his resignation rumor has it he may even become a reality t.v. star the political positions are breathtakingly incoherent their scripts are frantic with all due apologies to what is trump's saying we were against it it's like that groucho marx songs is whatever you're for i'm against it it just depends because this isn't about platform. sort of my conviction is not about ideology it's about personality we have two parties in this country. and. the thing is the rule of thumb in washington these days is to keep your enemies both and your friendly is even closer at least until it's more beneficial to turn on the other party washington d.c.
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. the french president has unveiled them vicious plum to rid the country of its makeshift migrant counts better accommodate refugees by the end of the year the put me on. the first back who is to house everybody in a dignified manner by the end of the year i will know more women than men in the streets in the woods last it's a question of dignity a question of humanity but also the fish and see everywhere with the emergency housing is built to welcome them i want ministers of steps for their cases to be examined. last year french police this month the country's most notorious refugee camp the so-called jungle in cali but human rights watch says more than four hundred people are still there living in the open almost a half of them are on the company children the area is used as a launching point for crossing to the u.k. .
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wa wa wa. wa. wa wa. whoa. whoa whoa. whoa whoa whoa i said refugees return to cali again human rights watch is accusing police there of abusing migrants on a routine basis describing it as quote like living in hell the rights groups say pepper spray is used on migrants even in circumstances when they pose no threat police are also accused of confiscating sleeping bags and clothes from the migrants while disrupting access to humanitarian aid well the police admit that they're struggling to cope alone migrants say they feel abandoned by the authorities to spend my six month intelligent as the other one of them came and did this it to all
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the people you'll see in france one american if you prefer the work you had in there maybe build your life then separately in the process enough to know you are in the cease not as an excuse for us normal actually more do we have about six hundred migrants here now and we're expecting more there's a zero tolerance policy towards the settling of migrants and the reconstruction of the jungle the mission of the police is clear migrants must be prevented from sleeping in certain areas and from forming groups there's more and more tension including between the migrants themselves we also have difficulties with the far left with choice to promote a world without borders and without police they are particularly nervous about the actions of the police they try to film in attackers that creates tensions now that we have more work to do we've asked for reinforcements and i've received them from the interior ministry our job is not at all easy his dick. to stop migrants from gathering in certain places. meanwhile reports of dire conditions are also coming
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from a migrant camp in northeast france charlotte dubinsky is there for us alcohol violence and reports of rape that's the reality in this migrant camp that's being dubbed a humanitarian slum hit in metz. the problem there is a problem with alcohol and violence even as the major were cafes problems they don't have food but they managed to get hold of alcohol we don't know how to handle the situation there is not enough security of the number of people here in the camp has been dismantled several times but every time it's taken down the new people come and the camp is reformed locals formats are concerned about its impact. this problem has to be addressed quickly for their sake as well as for us there
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suffer in. the city of mats was not prepared for the count there thought it is empty but now there are seven hundred refugees back there again it's becoming a second calais we return to the camp after dark on route our taxi driver tells us about some of the problems. there are a lot of home break ins a lot of aggression they snatch women's handbags but no one talks about that and c.v. the migrants are everywhere are immense. at the camp we find out my quince apparently facing aggression as well from a certain community within the camp. are not. aware of the problems why. fight yes they take your money there. as we speak with another man we're told to stop filming by security guards the people here are hiding from those who are looking for them in their own country
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if you show their faces on t.v. you're putting their lives driskell we don't want journalists here. despite the worsening conditions and other issues both in and out of the camp more people continue to arrive. in ski r.t. mats. now the suspect in friday's stabbing rampage in the german city of hamburg is a known islamist the cording to the country's police the attack left one person dead and half a dozen others injured peter oliver has been following developments well as we find out more information about what unfolded on friday evening in hamburg we've heard from the interior minister of that city states he's described the assailant he's in custody as a known islamised. the suspect was known to authorities there are indications of radicalization as for the motive there is
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a reference to religious motivations on the one hand and islamic motives but on the other hand there are also signs of psychological instability. we do know though is exactly what he did he went into this store he took a kitchen knife from one of the displays in the supermarket opened it from its packaging and then attacked people who were there not attack led to a fifty year old man suffering injuries from which he died while i was drinking coffee when i saw a young man approaching the area he pushed one person off a bike and then stabbed another one near a car and then stopped three more people he was shouting. and brandishing a knife and after that he tried to run away the fact that this suspect was known to police was known to authorities as having connections to radical islamic groups is certainly going to raise questions if we cast our minds back to the end of last
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year and the horrific terrorist attack that took place in berlin whereby a truck was driven into a christmas market that the perpetrator was also known to police as well so questions are going to be raised over just what it means to be on one of these watch lists we do know that the main suspect the person that was arrested at the scene is a. failed asylum applicant which is in turn turning questions again towards angela merkel's policy when it comes to refugees and migrants in seeing many people criticizing her government again for that policy. now with the white house signaling that dollar trump is ready to sign off on the anti russia sanctions bill america's top diplomat has explained the thinking behind the legislation rex tillerson says moscow should know dick greater is there to get relations back on track the near unanimous vote for the sanctions legislation in congress represent
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the strong will of the american people to see russia take steps to improve relations with the united states we hope that there will be cooperation between our two countries on major global issues and these sanctions will no longer be necessary. but there has been reaction russia hit back with country measures on friday it told the united states to cut the number of diplomatic stuff it has in the country by the first day of september last call source said it would seize two u.s. diplomatic properties starting next month now that includes a warehouse in the south of moscow with a hefty area of more than two thousand square meters u.s. diplomats will also be stopped from using their riverside retreat located in one of the capital's parks it was used by stuff members for a barbecue get togethers. meanwhile the russian embassy in the u.s. says puzzled by secretary tillerson statement on the sanctions it washington has
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failed to realize that pressure is not working in relations with moscow former british diplomat craig murray thinks it's a bizarre attempt at sending a positive message it's not the most logical thing to say we want to improve relations therefore we are imposing sanctions to be fair to to listen he's slightly less crazy than many of the people involved in american politics senior level that's not a very high bar the party is slightly less crazy and i think he his statement was trying to be diplomatic and lessen the impact and be less insulting to russia of the he might otherwise have been i think that's why you have a logical statement explaining these sanctions to which was not really any sensible justification at all riots have broken out in east london that story and plenty more right after this.
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in case you're new to the game this is how it works now the economy is built around corporations corporations run washington the washington post media the media over voters elected businessman to run this country business equals power you must it's not business as usual it's business like it's never been done before . what do you suppose. they put themselves on the line they did accept the reject. so when you were the president and she. wanted. to go right to be this is what
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the three of them will be. interested in the. question. you're back with our team the streets of east london have been hit by an rest after a protest over the death of a black man resulted in clashes with police. the protesters were seen throwing fireworks out the police who attempted to disperse the crowd several been set on fire in the middle of the street the demonstrators gathered on friday evening to demand justice for a twenty year old black man who died after being restrained by an officer a week ago the rally began near the place where the man was apprehended an independent commission is investigating his death. was staying with news from the
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u.k. prime minister trees amaze last yet another of her top breaks at strategists she was also recently voted britain's most unpopular leader ever this stage of a premiership in the lists the spite the turmoil she's enjoying a three week long break in europe and everybody needs a holiday don't they probably boy takes up out story. the prime minister was meant to be getting away from it all but back in london yet another member of her senior team has gotten away from her downing street now former director of strategy chris wilkens has quit this follows four of the resignations of may's closest aides the prime minister has now been abandoned by the very people that helped set out her vision for brags that the choice is becoming ever more clear. with our eyes fixed on the future strong and stable leadership with me as prime minister to see us through brics it and beyond or
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a coalition of chaos but with the plans architects no longer in the picture to reason may is short of advise is at a time when she needs the most critically wounded prime minister she either disastrous election campaign and election campaign that she won since a twenty four percent ahead and then losing this latest resignation of chris will cain is just no that example of part of the disastrous to run though since the election rolling off the ship like rats i think that this is. government of the wounded prime minister britain has less than two years to negotiate brags it on its current course but brussels is still waiting for clarification of the u.k.'s stance on key issues and to resume a struggles don't tend with brags that the scandal over the grenfell fire disaster rages on london's metropolitan police have now announced that local authorities are
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under suspicion of corporate manslaughter meanwhile to resume a has admitted the party has been wrong on gay rights in the ponced with may now being urged to compensate tens of thousands of men who had been convicted in the u.k. under anti-gay laws decades ago to reason may is now the most unpopular british leader one month after a general election opposition leader gerry corbin's fortunes have gone the all the way his popularity is now soaring but despite talk of cabinet rifts and disagreements publicly to resume a senior ministers a putting up a united front at least for now she goes into the election and we didn't get the majority she wanted but she won the most seats she won the most votes i think she will last they see no. a need for any more political coup for what the british people want to see is a government that gets on with the job and they've got that with treason but in
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a sign that the party could be seeking to disassociate itself from its beleaguered leader to reason ways picture was removed from the conservative website although with the next two years expected to be dominated by tough talks with brussels perhaps the only thing keeping to reason may in that job is that no one else once set. r.t. . the u.s. led coalition is urging iraq to investigate claims of war crimes committed by its military been consistent reporting of the legend laws of armed conflict violations recently any violation of the laws of armed conflict is unacceptable and should be in investigated in a transparent parent manner we meet routinely with our partner forces to advise them on the expectations for through and transparent investigations and accountability for anyone found responsible for abuses and public disclosure of
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findings and actions taken. earlier human rights watch made some detailed allegations against an iraqi unit the reports say suspected members of islamic state were executed without trial during the liberation of mosul number were fine beheaded with children among those killed some observers say the iraqi army used both of those years to bury the bodies on her rubble. we put those allegations to a member of the baghdad region security committee we should warn you some of the images you're about to see are the strobing problem is that we are speaking out of a close knit society people know each other and the city is a large city but those who were and role devices are very well known within the city the people who. prosecuted by i says now are leading the sixteen division and basically they see it as
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a payback time the sixteen division was formed by the united states trained by the united states and controlled by the united states so definitely if there's any human rights violation. it's very obvious that those who controlled or formed this division must understand all must pay some type of at least moral responsibility because i mean nobody here sympathizes with. supporters or isis of numbers so but from a legal point of view yes this is an issue that needs to be looked at. a sketch of the manhattan skyline by one donald j. trump has been sold at auction for twenty nine thousand dollars and the american president's not the first world leader either to try and show their skills on the killed us. we proudly welcome you to a gallery of some of the most extraordinary our pieces ever produced here you can
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see the new york skyline and in the center it's trump tower standing tall and proud like i'll let you interpret that one this is a classic example of the work of donald trump the original piece was sold for over twenty nine thousand dollars it's amazing that great is that god ever created by a genius next is a very reflective self-portrait by george w. bush you can visit an exhibition of his other works for just sixty five dollars it's a perfect psychological journey of self reflection a chance to wash away your problems historians will look back and say gosh you could have done it better this way or that way. moving on to our next piece on a popular doodle by barack obama representing four u.s. senate says the piece was snapped up to two thousand dollars i get. i and finally the jewel in our collection purchased for over six hundred thousand dollars and if you fancy brushing up on your painting skills you can join an open
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branches of government but have used their money to take over the non-profits and regulatory agencies that once protected the citizens from predatory corporate practices transparency international usa for example supposedly dedicated to combating corruption receives corporate grants from exxon mobil citi group raytheon and bechtel corp the sierra club has received twenty five million dollars from the natural gas industry leading civil rights groups including the n.w.a. c.p.a. and the national urban league have been heavily bankrolled by the telecom industry making them an unlikely partner in the effort to kill net neutrality the american diabetes association is underwritten by grants from coca-cola and oscar meyer process to be the american heart association excepts money from the national cattlemen's beef association and a v.a. poor and domino's pizza r t correspondent on your part and tell looks at how the
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animal agriculture industry has silenced non-profits. we think about climate change which contributing factors do you blame them the most we are taught if we want to mitigate our damage on the planet we should drive less change our life and recycle but in twenty ten a report by the united nations environment program concluded that to defend against climate change the world needs to shift it were. from a diet rich in meat and dairy especially as humans continue to surge in population so why do we rarely hear climate change campaigns targeting the animal agriculture industry let's follow the money according to open secrets the agribusiness industry spent nearly thirty three point five million dollars on lobbying so far in two thousand and seventeen alone last year the industry spent nearly one hundred twenty eight million dollars here's one example of how this lobbying works to undermine the movement to eat less meat in two thousand and fifteen several major coup.

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