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oh, shoot it with me. yes sir. no, i mean, unless you put that amount with the mirror brower ah, well, are you with ah, well technology serves many positive purposes. is it hurting our children? our teeth been swan ways then why is promoting transgender sports a slap in the face to women's rights, and is by didn't prevent in the american people from alternative treatments to cope 19. and as the cdc actually have our best interest at heart by lowering recommended isolation, time our panel will discuss mostly with the census shows the top places people fled from over the past 10 years. i'll tell you what they all have in common. i'm montage suite in 1st. got enough hughes,
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and you're watching the news. you choose right here on our t america. ah, i'm younger generations are becoming more tech savvy than ever. some recent incidents are questioning if it's even save dangerous challenges, trending on. social media are now be repeated by alexa. when a 10 year old girl asked alexa for a challenge, it encouraged her to partake in the penny challenge. it's a dangerous task of touching a coin to the prongs of a half inserted plug. and, well, amazon has since disabled this challenge. does this mean more potentially harmful trends could make their way into the homes of children? for more we turn to our t boom, best host and investigative journalists, been, swan, thanks for joining us. been the flash a thing now we know technology served so many wonderful purposes. but susan,
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dangers like the penny challenge could be involved. should there be an age limit? well, definitely, but i don't think it should be an age limit imposed by companies. i think it should be an age limit, imposed by parents make up parents pay attention to what your kids are doing and don't allow them to sit on social media all day. social media is a very harmful place, like, you know this, this any challenge story. it could have had bad results and ultimately didn't because the mom intervene. but ultimately the story is this. alexa is not artificial intelligence. she's just google that you talk to. right. but she just searching the internet. and what alexa did was it found a challenge because alexa doesn't have the capability of knowing that something harmful or not. and if it challenges training, even if it's a stupid one, like the penny challenge that ultimately means a little girl would have been shocked by touching that penny to the the partly expose outlet. the bottom line is, is that alexa doesn't have the ability to control that, nor does tick tock. but you, as a parent do, why are you letting alexa entertain your child, mom? why don't you do that? there's a crazy idea. so i think parents have to be more engaged as technology takes on
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more of a role in our lives. parents need to reinforce their that's a really great point then. and now another trend on social media mostly tech talk, is causing many teams to believe that they have a mental disorder. do you think normalize in things like borderline personality disorder is almost in a way glorifying it, making to feel like they'll get more attention if they identify with this trend? i do think that, listen, this is going to be the unpopular opinion of the day. i tell my kids all the time, right, especially my 2 daughters who are now both in their twenties, that i believe that that they are living in a culture specifically their generation that is obsessed with being part of some kind of limited group, right? they want to be part of some group that is either a struggling group, a group that has some kind of of difficulty that must be overcome. there's a real fantasy of that among that generation. and so what you find with, with,
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with social media companies, especially like tick tock, right, is all the young people who want to figure out what's wrong with them. and i'm going to sound like an old man when i say this almost 8 anyways. one of the things is wrong with young people today is that they don't have any actual real challenges in their lives. like going out and getting a job and having to show up every day, right. a lot of them are just sitting around slowly on the internet and they're looking for a struggle that comes through the virtual world rather than actually dealing with the real struggles are in front of them. and so they're actually advocating real responsibility in exchange for fake responsibility or fail struggles and challenges and mental health challenges. listen, there are some people who really do have mental health issues that must be dealt with, but it is not widespread across the population. and when you get large groups of young people self diagnosing, i think it's a very harmful and i don't think it will get much better. yeah, it's a much smaller percentage than a lot of us. i think it is. that's a really good point. and now we're to talk is going to actually change his
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algorithm to help avoid harmful streams of negative content. then do you really believe that this will be the case, especially since many times negative content keep people on the platform, negative content and does keep people on the platform, but look, tick tock, instagram. they also offer a snapshot, they all suffer from the same issue, right? which is that they say we are doing our part to try to control the algorithms of the algorithms. keep things positive and they don't, you know, encourage young people to do harmful things. but the truth, natasha, is that instagram and take talking snapshot are the harmful things. they're not harmful 100 percent. but over exposure to anything creates addiction. we know that all of the social media companies are designed in a way that mimics addictions, of alcohol and drugs. that is the way the companies are set up. so a company like to talk or like instagram cannot say, we're doing our part to protect young people from bad algorithms because the problem isn't the algorithm. and the problem isn't the content. the problem is the very nature of the companies themselves, if they were really interested,
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they would have fewer people on their platforms and make it harder for young people to access them. but that's bad for their bottom line. so that will never happen. moderation is key. thank you so much, spend fine. we always appreciate your insight that everything fair about swimming is being destroyed. a letter sent to you with a swimming, as cynthia milon and now it's her resignation from officiating the sport for more than 30 years. this is to protest leah thomas, who was crushing record at university of pennsylvania, thomas but her 1st 3 years at the university of pennsylvania competing as well. thomas on the men's team, the college senior who came out as transgender and now identified as a woman, started competing on the women's team this year. the controversy started when thomas set 3 records in one weekend, one time placing a whopping 30 seconds faster than her 2nd place. competitor milon decided to
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protest writing in her resignation letter that she can quote, no longer participate in a sport that allows biological men to compete against women. the fact is that women that swimming rather as a sport in which bodies compete against bodies identities, do not compete against identities. the thomas actually spoke up about the fairness of the in c double a's rules for transgender on this. when, when hubcaps and i think the guidelines they set forward are very good and do a very good job of promoting inclusivity while keeping the competition all integrity going. i want to bring in doctor frank turk and american christian author alongside at lind shaw founder and executive director of linds warriors. thanks so much for joining us today. thank you. thanks,
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natasha. and so lid i want to start with you. is this really about inclusion as lia says or are we harmony and the chances for biological females to succeed? absolutely. natasha. this is the most ridiculous thing. the bottom line is, boys and men are built differently from girls and women. and i don't see girls trying to go on the boys sports teams. i don't see the reversal of this. i feel like we are a racing girls and women in our society today. and you know, the team came out, they were afraid to speak up about this because they thought it would hurt their future chances of endorsement and further education. and it's just the most ridiculous thing to me. boys and men are differ from, you know, girls and women. they should not be competing together. the best female actually can not physically compete with a male, it just doesn't work. and now we're seeing some states coming up with bills banning
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trans competitors in girls sports. most recently, and south dakota and executive order by governor christie normed, it dictates that biological females can play in female sports. and as current policies allowing male to participate in women's athletics, a threatened opportunities due to physical differences between men and women. so it's not saying that they cannot participate. leah thomas has come out and has said, how fulfilling it is to swim, but isn't just bad that she's winning, dr. turk, when we never see biological women competing as trans genders in men. sports. yeah, that's actually right. and i think what people don't seem to understand, natasha, is that transgender isn't presupposes fix genders. for example, if i'm a biological male and i think psychologically i'm a woman i act, i have some idea of what a man is and some idea of what a woman is in order to know the difference. and in order to make the so called
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transition, if there weren't fixed genders transgender isn't, would mean nothing. and by the way, the people in the l g, b, t, community have a little bit of an internal strife going on. because if the cheese the transgender is get their way, then the l, the g and the b don't exist. because if there are no genders, there's no such thing. as being a lesbian, there is no such thing as being bisexual or gay or homosexual. in fact, there is no such thing as being a man or a woman. this is why feminists who are obviously not part of the l g b t. community also have a problem with this, rightfully so. if there are node fixed genders, then there are no women, and that means there are no women's rights. it's a really great point. and university of pennsylvania parents, they sent a letter to the n. c, double a, saying that leah should not be allowed to swim on. the girls team. a gallop poll,
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found 2 thirds of adults think transgender athletes should play for teams that match the gender on their birth certificate. lynn went rolls should be in place to protect female sports girls and women should be and girls and women's teams. i find it very simplistic boys and men should be boys and men's teams. again, you cannot physically compete a woman, a girl against a boy or a man, and i want to point out something natasha. most of my career has been spent in the entertainment business that is broadway. that is hollywood. that is the music business where i started. and you know what, i worked with every type of person there is to work with. oh thing. you know, what though? sports. it's a different animal. it's the science, it's the bodies. and so i find this whole thing. we should be putting our efforts on empowering girls what happened to that feminist movement that i'm actually old enough to remember happening. we don't even have it anymore. we don't have any women's standing up for these girls and women. so that's what concerns me. i'm
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talking about it and thankfully you're talking about it here. natasha rti. nobody wants to approach it. i talked to a lot of people every day and i don't understand where all the women are. the girls say they're scared and they don't have the support. so shame on us women for not stepping in to help our youth straighten all this out. and dr. kirk, do you think that the parents should have a say in all of this? oh, well of course parents should have a say we should have a say, a primary say and how our kids are educated and how they compete. that i think that goes without saying, natasha. if the parents are involved, then the people closest to these children are involved and we as parents, care about our kids more than anybody else. so we have to be involved in this and i think lynn is absolutely right. we have to start speak it up, and by the way, you know why people don't speak up, they're afraid of getting cancel. well, in less people start speaking up,
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this is not gonna change and it needs to change because we are cancelling genders out of existence. we're trying to cancel biology out of existence. this is absolute madness. and if we don't start speaking up for the good of all people, this is just gonna start. this is just going to continue. so we have to speak up that cancel culture is alive and well, thank you so much for your insight. really appreciate it. and coming up, the verdict is in breaking news. the jury has finished deliberations in the maxwell trial will bring you the latest after the break. ah yeah, it has to be rich to be able to afford enzyme and fun is
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awe. winter it's here and with it comes the flu season, but now in our 2nd year of the crime virus getting sick is scarier for some. however, something once regarded as health is now turning extremely political for more on the latest cove at 19 controversies. let's turn to our panel, steve miles berg, host of r t. america. is it the press and wreck meta, who is a current us house candidate in new jersey and georgetown health law professor? thanks so much for joining us, gentlemen. i natasha here. and so now is come to surface. according to florida surgeon general, the biden administration is actively preventing antibody treatments in a letter address to the secretary of health and human services. it states that the
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administration has passed shipments of cobra 19 antibodies treatments in the us and the reasoning behind it. according to the letter was a bite and citing these treatments to not be effective against the on the con variance. so steve, do you think there's truth to that, or is the decision simply political? well, you were talking about the monoclonal antibody treatments, which should there have been reports. it's not effective against the a chron of variant, but it does work against delta. so let me take you to something that peter alexander of n b. c. news asked the head of the cdc. today. he said, last week you said that the i'm a cron accounted for 73 percent of new infections. and now you say this week, it only accounts for 23 percent of new infections. how can you be believe? so let's, let's just say she's correct. let's just say so now. now i'm a client is going to do a quarter of the infections. so that means the other 75 percent are the delta
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variant, which this, this treatment does work on. so they are making this up as they go along on every level. you could not find logic. if you extend their comments to anything else, you can not find logical consistency. so i've, course it's politically motivated. i'm just like hydro clean hydro classical hydrochloric way early on, was politically motivated. oh, it has side effects. every drug ever see a drug commercial on tv, those side effects will make you run the other way. every drug has side effects, so it's always been political. yeah, it's been about be right for sure. and now ever since the panoramic began rules and regulations, as steve mentioned, continue to change. most recently, a quarantine period of 10 days is now being recommended to 5 days according to the cdc. so let's take a listen to an interesting conversation between an embassy anchor and a cdc. and dr. lensky is, you know, well, the cdc has been criticized for mixed messages throughout the course of this
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pandemic, whether it's on masks or on boosters. why should americans trust the cdc? my job right now is to take all of the science and the information that we have and to deliver guidance and recommendations to the american people that is adapted to the science at hand. this pandemic has given us a lot of new and updated science over the last 2 years. and is my job to convey that science through those recommendations? and that is exactly what we are doing. ok, i heard the term science about 4 times in her 22nd answer. but rick, if this was all about science, why don't we hear about this study of masks only being 3 percent effective? do you think the cdc is priority? is the well being of the american people and are honestly changing recommendations for the greater good. and do you think the cdc is giving out mixed messaging? well, absolutely. i don't think that the cdc really knows what the term science means.
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right now they tell the american public to go left and they go, right. they tell the american public to go right. they go left, they keep changing the rules. what is the science then? and that's really the question that the cdc directors should be answering is, why are the recommendations moving from 10 to 5? why not? or why not 3? so now they're saying, well, we have to take the economy into consideration and make sure that i solution time periods are only 5. so we can get health care workers back to work. and so they keep changing the rules. they're not defining what science they use. they keep using the term science and using it fairly liberally without any definition behind it, even the medical community has no idea what to do. and i can tell you that physicians and doctors and nurses, there are more scared of not complying with whatever rules that are being imposed on them by health systems that are trying to follow what cdc says then the virus itself and the truth is with the doubling time of oma crime,
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i'd say the majority of americans may be exposed to it may get it. we have to start changing the context. been living with cove it rather than working and living in fear. and the cdc cannot embrace that concept. so interesting and now the us marines say that they're being crushed over refusing the cobra 1900 vaccine. let's take a listen to the pentagon spokesman jonathan kirby, who recently elaborated on the mandate failure to get the vaccine, could put you as the individual guardsman, your participation in the national guard at that in jeopardy. because your ear pay your ability to train your ability to go on, you know, to, to, to, to get military funded education. it's really about your individual participation. there was never a threat to, to defund the national guard in any state. steve, do you think this is an assault on the american people force in the military to get
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a vaccine that is not a 100 percent effective against the virus says their health is in the best interest of our country's military. shouldn't this be a case by case basis? you know, they're not allowing religious exemptions out. there hasn't been one religious exemptions claim accepted by the u. s. marines, according to uh, fox news. and furthermore, a $170.00 marines have been discharge in thousands, thousands more face discharged since this a mandatory vaccine amend it went into effect at the end of november. imagine losing thousands of marines at a time when we have international threats, domestic threats, all kinds of threats. and the of this building up, our military should be a priority. and we're going to dismiss people because they're not getting a vaccination, which doesn't protect you from getting the virus any way it, none of it makes sense. absolutely none of it. this would be a comedy show. the imagine if we made all this into a movie, if the consequences warren so dire for a health, for the economy,
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for american citizens, for kids were being denied facial expressions and everything else, it would be quite a movie. but it's sad, it's sick and it, it's, it, it, it really needs to go at the american people have woken up to it. but now the media has to drive this and really say enough. and rick, you have the last word is this mandate? a good idea for the military. well, absolutely not. and the reason is is because the s t a still not approved any vaccine. other than 5 or 16 enough, none of the boosters have shown effectiveness against the on chrome. the f d is not put out any statements and most all the other vaccine boosters and younger age groups are still under emergence. use authorization. what's happening now is unprecedented. unethical and unconstitutional. look at january 7th. when the supreme court weighs in on some of the mandates that i think the by didn't ministration is going to get crushed by the court. they need to stop the mandatory vaccination and look at the totality of treatment options available and start
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changing the context in a line for americans to resume life and get back to normal. gentlemen, thank you so much for your time and insight even if they're not politically correct . will you appreciate it? and now we're bringing you some breaking news. guilty on all 5 counts. the jury has decided and go a maxwell trial. they are joined by r t correspondents. here in font back there, and you spent a good part of the past. you're covering the story. are you surprised by this verdict? right? i've actually been covering it as the host, the new hosting for the dues and rti america. and one of the things that very interesting natasha is last night. we talked with litle little media about a lot of these white collar crime cases and how long we kind of expected the jury would be deliberating the average, believe it or not is 12 years. i'm sorry, 12 years, 12 days. this only lasted 6 days. so let's kind of go over the charges and kind of see what we're looking at here. so as you said, 5 charges you're not guilty on one of those charges. so the charges that she was
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found guilty on conspiracy charge for agreeing to do the crime. that actually is 5 years for each of those conspiracy coast transport, transporting a mitre with the intent to engage in criminal activity that has a charge of up to 10 years in prison. and that's the biggest charge. it's the biggest bombshell that she was found guilty of is sex trafficking, a minor that has a charge of up to 40 years and federal prison. now the only thing that she was not guilty on was enticing a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts. now a lot of that is going to be difficult to prove that which i'm not surprised that it's coming out not guilty because you have to show the intent. you have to show a motive a lot of times in court cases like this, it's very hard to prove intent. rather it's easier to much to prove much more of the action rather than the intent of what somebody's thinking. now again, the trial lasted for 12 days, and the tosser, they expected this to last for a good 6 to 7 weeks. 12 days actually went pretty quickly. if you remember,
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the defense had about 35 witnesses that they wanted to call. all of a sudden it was washed down to maybe 10 to 14, and then ultimately around 18 to 10 witnesses there. but then again, those conspiracy counts 5 years each, you know, she's looking at 40 years plus another $1050.00. and probably about 3 conspiracy charges she's looking at over 60 years because it's not going to be can serve, you know, is going to be there would be consecutive charges. not all can join charges serving together since they are federal crime. now the one thing that they said was interesting is when delay maxwell entered the court room and she was it, at least of what we're getting of of one of our marlene editor who is one of the reporters on this that i've had on the news on our t america, he's been inside the courtroom for these past 12 days. kind of going over this trial saying that each day, you know, she would say hi to her siblings who are in the front row. and then she would say hi to lawyers very, you know, kind of buddy buddy with her lawyers. this time they said natasha when they read
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the verdict that she turned around and looked at her siblings and said nothing to her lawyers and walked out. so it's going to be interesting what happens now because with this bombshell case we had the derrick show and trial earlier than the way the about our barry. this trial kind of didn't get a lot of the wall to wall coverage because there was no cameras allowed and the court room, so we didn't really see what was going on. but with these guilty verdicts natasha, i mean this has been kind of the trial of the century and people have been wanting to say, hey, what happens if she's sound guilty? what does this do next? what does that little black book that gawker, you know, put out there with all these names and just f seems a little black book? what happens next? what happens now with other co conspirators? it's going to be very interesting to see natasha because again, with these federal charges being found guilty on 5 out of the 6. this is a big deal. yeah, and there's just so much interest in this case. i mean, jeffrey epstein and then maxwell. i mean,
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there's just been so many an answer questions and so it's just really interesting to finally see it come down to a verdict. right, right, absolutely. and you know, it's one of those things to that. now, with the excuse the defense, and now the jury resting. ah, you know, some of those unanswered questions have been answered, but still like, like you just said, there's a whole lot more that we don't know. and it will be interesting to see what comes out from this natasha. all right, thanks so much. faren fond zach. and that's all the time we have for today's news views. hughes. i'm natasha sweet. in 1st, scotty note views. and for this show add more. download the portable dot tv app for your apple or android device. thank you so much for watching. have a great night. ah.
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i jeremy with the city dedicated and as you want to talk to, we stand together. we'll continue to stand together against russia, 80 in germany. repeat some of the arrows that we doubtless made. they notice if you need this, chunky dawson, it's about their 1000000 influence. other nations, france, u. k. and even latin america and other countries in future than they knew where to hi, ron wolf cycle cologne with members of your household. please, please, please, please. we are to continue to fight. no, don't do anything you just need to. to do. russia must not be allowed in germany. i don't want y'all to come and leave it so short. so the out. the innovation
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the 5 and the yes actually ended outside the in office. mrs. gun simple sons. one of the worst over mass shootings in america was in las vegas in 2017. the tragedy exploded a little of the real las vegas, where many se elected officials are controlled by casino owners. the dank is shooting, revealed where the elvia, p d really is. and now it's part of the stand machine. most of the american public barely remembers that it happens. that just shows you the power of money in las vegas. the powerful showed that true colors when the pandemic heard the most contagious contagion. there we've seen in decades and then you have a mayor who doesn't care. so here is caroline goodman, offering the lives of the vegas residence to be the control group. to the shiny facades conceal a deep indifference to the people buys could have been saved if they were to take an action. absolutely, keep the registering and keep the slot seems dinging vegas is a money machine is
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a huge cash register that is ran by people who don't care about people's lives being lost. them headlines this. our belgium certainly back tracks on it and re open spaces and cinemas at off ridge high school slammed the restrictions as excessive. meanwhile, joe biden distances himself from previous promises to shut down the virus. now it says it's up to individual states, not the white house to salty tags. we discussed his response to the pandemic so far, and also the staff. we look back at what's been a tough here for america's big tech, which will leading companies embroiled and political fight, prepaid for republicans and democrats. and we get a glimpse to inside one of russians, mostly, tories prisons, 9 for the housing, some of the country, most dangerous criminals from the wake of the soviet lapse in the night.


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