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who then was asked to name. bin laden was very nervous about nature had not met a western reporter battle in part two of an exclusive two part documentary al-jazeera speaks to those who met osama bin laden he never showed the hostility towards me of the west i knew bin ladin continues. al-jazeera where every. once pristine indonesia's river has become a toxic waste dump for textile factories that supply global fashion chains want to use the salmon to the human cost of the world's most polluted river on al-jazeera.
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president trump admits he didn't know about harsh money paid to a porn star but says it didn't come from this campaign funds. and aren't haters is al-jazeera live from london also coming up. on yemen's trial and as the united arab emirates deployed troops and aircraft on the unesco world heritage site. powerful dust and rain storms killed almost one hundred people in northern states of india. plus one explain why a new plan to deal with argentina's rubbish could mean hundreds of jobs go up in smoke.
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well yes present all trump has changed his story about how they paid to a porn star who claims she had an affair with him more than a decade ago trump tweeted that he knew about a one hundred thirty thousand dollars payment to stormy daniels after one of his lawyers revealed it in a t.v. interview but he said it was a retainer fee for his lawyer and the money did not come from his election campaign funds can't you know press what a on his latest. donald trump has admitted he's aware of the hush money paid to former porn star stormy daniels the president had denied knowing anything about the payment but now he appears to be changing his story on twitter he wrote the agreement was to stop false and extortionist thank you solutions about the affair and he says money from his presidential campaign was not used his tweets follow an interview with rudy giuliani that may have backfired against trump giuliani recently joined trump's legal team he says the president knew about the hush money and even reimbursed his lawyer michael cohen for making the payment so they follow
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the true law firm funneled through over the president repaid the comments contradict trump's previous and i also thought the scandal. trumps lawyer reportedly paid daniels before the presidential election in exchange the core star was to keep quiet about the alleged affair with trump and the lawyer asked for money but apparently were giuliani's arguing is child had no idea what the money was being used for. the production funds were used it would be a violation of u.s. federal law the president can contribute as much as he wants to his own campaign he has to report it and he did not report this to the federal elections commission that would be a criminal violation. team says no laws were broken the fact is just trust me. they're going to come up with no violations there the adult film star has filed
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a defamation lawsuit against the president despite the scandal the trump still appears to enjoy the support of his beats. a young. white house correspondent can really help it joins us live committee these admissions appear to confirm that the president lied about what he knew about payments to stormy daniels is this going to bother him. well it appears to be quite deliberate when you look at it given the fact those tweets there are so carefully worded it's clear that this is gone through some legal vetting it's not sort of the typical language we see in the president's tweet so what in essence we've got here and this has a lot to do with the recent change in the president's lawyer team is that there is a more aggressive strategy here and there's also an attempt to get ahead of the story you remember that raid on the president's attorney's offices michael cohen clearly there were documents there that this. concern perhaps the white house that
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as a result in order to try and change the narrative instead of being blindsided by a narrative that would show contradiction of the president there has been this legal strategy put in place to try and get ahead of it so what we've seen here is rudolph giuliani who is an advisor to the president and has been for quite some time going on television to the conservative leaning network fox network to in essence deliver the bad news on a friendly platform but wouldn't put a stop to questions about whether the money was paid as part of trump's presidential campaign. if anything it's intensifying the questions and here's why a couple of recent you heard in that report that there is concern about this being a campaign contribution and violating federal law because it was not reported but there's another reason why this is problematic and that has to do with the amount of federal mout caps that contribution to twenty five thousand this is a one hundred thirty thousand dollars payment so this is problematic for the
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president because certainly if he did in some way pay this money as he has there has been this admission it was a reimbursement by the president if this can be shown it was an income contribution in other words in trying to in some way improve the president's appearance in the campaign this would be considered and in kind contribution it would be a violation of federal law according to a federal prosecutor that we spoke to here at al-jazeera and so this is certainly going to intensify the questions there's going to be more that's going to be needed to be known and this is something that we know that to robert muller who is overseeing the russian probe is looking at because we've had this revelation this week of those questions concerning questions about this payment so clearly there are a lot of people looking that this and a lot of people looking for some further answers can be how can i thank you very much.
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angry protests have broken out on a remote but strategic yemeni island after the united arab emirates deployed military aircraft and troops there is a culture archipelago is a unesco world heritage site it lies in the gulf of aden and on important oil trade routes and also provides access to nearby regions yemen's prime minister made a rare visit to troops on supporters may now and on wednesday shortly after residents say the u.a.e. unloaded soldiers tanks and armored transport there in attempt to intimidate the internationally recognized government of reports some yemeni troops have been expelled him iraq has been expanding their influence in southern yemen but part of the saudi led coalition fighting hoofy rebels address creek from the defense studies department at kings college in london says the move is part of a much wider strategy by the u.a.e. . and what they've done here is basically occupying a country part of the country so they've done that in aden and they're now do that
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and so which is very far out in the indian ocean to effectively control the backbone munda region of the indian ocean which is part of the grand strategy of the united arab emirates the u.a.e. see themselves or want to see themselves in the future to be the link between the east and the west so it's very important to control here the trade links between east asia and europe which mostly go through soon as canal and the bottom and straight between yemen and generally the horn of africa so if you want to control the straits you have to control the indian ocean so it's not and it's not just enough to have you know military facilities on shore were to have done because they invest heavily into aden the u.a.e. have build similar outposts in somalia and along the red sea coast going up to the suez canal so what they have done here is they have found an island which is very remote from both yemen and somalia it's very far off the coast but it's very
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strategically located and it kind of acts as a quasi aircraft carrier in the minute over the u.a.e. in the middle of the indian ocean where they can control traffic and obviously control the traffic you can also give favorable access to the sea lanes to companies that are related to the u.a.e. so it's a military and political strategy which is very much linked to the economic strategy of you know united arab emirates. nearly one hundred people have been killed in india after a powerful dust and rain storm hit the northern states. and into pradesh the storm destroyed homes disrupted electricity and operated trees so we're going to go course i the storm struck in the dead of night as well slept in their homes leaving a trail of destruction in its weight i for much of stand with a project even the capital new delhi there were intense bursts of lightning accompanied by hail and rain the worst affected will rural areas pulling trees hit
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fragile buildings destroying homes killing dozens of people inside and disrupting power supplies across the regions. all the private and government hospitals have been alerted government to minister pool resources have been mobilized and we are taking the help of the private sector as well people are helping to and we are trying to get all the into hospital and clear the roads dust storms are always expected ahead of the incoming monsoon season but not of this strength and killing so many people. and destroyed in our district we have information of five deaths due to a high intensity tender storm at least twenty two people are critically injured and i've been given treatment at a trauma center of the district hospital while relief work has already started in the affected areas it will take days to restore power and with livestock having been affected by the storms people's livelihoods have also been impacted
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a worrying sign ahead of the impending monsoon season sun able al-jazeera syrian rebels have surrendered an enclave of the northern homs countryside they've been given the option of pledging their allegiance to the government or relocating to rebel held territory in northern syria so no harder has this report. russian military commanders led the negotiations on behalf of the syrian government rebel factions controlling the northern countryside of homs were given an ultimatum reconcile with the state or surrender and move to rebel held territory in northern syria to avoid an all out military offensive. military pressure has piled on the armed groups a few days ago the pro-government alliance heavily bombarded the region which is at a strategic crossroads linking the main population centers under government control the opposition had little choice around three hundred thousand syrians live there many of them forced from their homes elsewhere in syria the northern homs
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countryside is the latest rebel held area to surrender the opposition has been losing ground since its biggest defeat in years the fall of eastern huta in early april followed a fierce and intense bombing campaign the pro-government alliance then use this threat of military action to force rebels in the enclave northeast of damascus to bring about their surrender the same tactic was used on opposition armed groups in southern damascus rebels in the districts have. agreed to leave some seventeen thousand people fighters their family members and others who are involved in opposition activities are leaving in the nearby i so controlled districts and how the fighting continues between the armed group and government forces but in those districts there were a few hundred fighters belonging to him. the group formerly known as they surrendered and were moved to northern syria the opposition continues to control the province of idlib in the northwest border with turkey they also hold parts of
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the southern provinces of. close to the borders of jordan and israel in recent weeks the process government alliance has been focusing on recapturing besieged areas close to its strongholds northern homs is the last significant piece of territory the rebels control that is not along an international border what comes next is more complicated. turkey which deployed troops as part of an agreement with. an offensive in the southern. just complicated there is the possibility of. if the syrian.
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president has repeatedly pledged to recapture every. but future operations may have different calculations. still to come. inside the. victorian. restoration project it's home to some of the world's rarest. thank. you. how the still what looks like a spring storm system revolving around iraq and you could see it going up as a cold front more estrich your weight and down to his side that'll keep moving mr
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direction probably lose a lot of his impetus or to be a cloudy picture when he comes up to northern iran but the southern caucasus and still azerbaijan parts of iran it's potentially quite stormy so in the rain showers probably thunder and it sounds come out thirty six in baghdad looking relatively quiet only coast measured except the next system is already trying to wind up to twenty nine degrees in beirut it's the start that humid as well and the clive please three showers continue on that is nice in turkey and the caucasus. with all this we first of all go pick up that cold front it's just light to be clad and maybe an occasional spot surveying probably no more than that the breezes like to turn as a northerly those don't that obvious on this full course not a particularly strong schimmel and we're talking about largely a dry and sunny picture with humidity fluctuating to be was mostly dry picture whereas in south africa in particular it's been an unexpectedly low showers moving
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slowly from west to east they've got in the forecast but they're close by durban.
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one of the top stories here now jazeera u.s. president has changed his story about harsh money paid to a porn star who claims she had an affair with him more than a decade ago but donald trump says the money did not come from election campaign funds. i mean angry protests on the strategic yemeni island after the united arab emirates deployed military attack raft and troops there it comes after yemen's prime minister visited service personnel on the on and on wednesday. nearly one hundred people were killed in india toppled just a rainstorm the northern states or russia and which are pradesh. flooding in kenya has left at least a hundred people dead and more than two hundred thousand displaced major roads across the country have been blocks due to heavy rains and landslides since early april. between the capital nairobi and the main port city of mumbai was completely
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submerged the red cross has described it as a humanitarian disaster and says kenya needs emergency funding under simmons' so this update from gaza and in southeast kenya. there may be sunshine but the water keeps coming it's unrelenting people here in a really desperate state sixty four thousand in this county santa river county alone overall in kenya something like a quarter of a million people displaced now look over here this is the sort of conditions they face there just making do with what they've got the kenya red cross and other aid agencies that are helping out so many children more than one hundred people have died in these floods and you'll see them here trying to get by with the livestock they've managed to save with very little apart from what they've managed to put together and you may ask why so many people are here by a river side when the so much flooding well the reason for that is
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a special filtration system being used by kenya red cross it's a bring water this purified so that people are able to at least have safe drinking water is so important such a danger of color of the kenya red cross says the situation nevertheless is critical gold mining companies in south africa have agreed a four hundred million dollars class action settlement with law firms representing thousands of miners who contract fatal lung diseases around half a million men were employed in south african gold mines in the one nine hundred eighty s. medical researchers suggest as many as one in two of contracted silicosis or tuberculosis after inhaling silica dust released in the mining process cambridge analytical the company at the heart of the facebook data scandal is filing for bankruptcy but the british authorities say they'll continue to investigate allegations that a firm improperly harvested information from millions of facebook users to target
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voters during political campaigns turn of all reports from london. cambridge analytical is the political consultancy at the heart of a massive facebook data breach there are claims that the personal data of millions of people contributed to micro-targeting models using online ads to influence voters in the u.s. presidential election and the bricks at referendum in the u.k. the news that the company has closed its doors and is filing for bankruptcy may frustrate efforts to get to the bottom of what went on a british parliamentary inquiry has heard evidence from company whistleblowers describing how the data of eighty seven million facebook users was harvested vajra third party app and passed on to cambridge analytical in an undercover investigation the company's former c.e.o. alexander nix all but took credit for donald trump's election victory only eight years old is that the scandal went all the way to the u.s. congress where facebook founder mark zuckerberg apologized for what he's called
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a breach of trust between facebook and its users and said more should be done to protect people's privacy online rocked the offices there of cambridge analytic in london suddenly empty as are their offices in new york just a week ago a company spokesman gave a press conference here defending the reputation of cambridge analytic and its multiple clients against what he described as unfounded allegations well now we're told in a statement that the seed of media coverage has driven those clients away the business therefore no longer viable but there are also reports of a brand new company with several familiar figures among its directors could this be cambridge analytic or in all but name. the new company form with the mercer sisters one of them is behind. alexander nix we learned the same person involved in cambridge analytical was set up that the hey after a couple of days after the scandal broke
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a member it's data data could be just downloaded all the modeling it's meant more important than just the data for example eighty seven million. profiles taken from facebook which they psychologically profiled a lot of american voters is the modeling of that data and you can take that you can move to on just one thumb drive and leave the demise of cambridge analytic it does little to dim the lights shown by the scandal on the widespread use of our personal data for commercial and political purposes data is often described as the new oil the most precious asset in the modern economy and it is ours as social media uses to either god more closely or simply give away jonah how al-jazeera london iran says it will exercise its right to respond if the u.s. withdraws from the twenty fifty nuclear deal for mr jevons or if delivered a strong statement online just days before president trumps deadline on whether he'll pull out of the deal let me make it absolutely clear once and for all we will need to outsource our security nor will we go she ate or are gone
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to a deal we have already implemented in good faith to put it in real estate terms when you buy a house and move your family in or demolish it to build a skyscraper you cannot come back two years later and try to renegotiate the price the u.s. is well advised to finally start honoring its commitments or it and only it will have to accept responsibility for the consequences of not doing so north korea's leader kim jong luna's told china's foreign minister that he is committed to denuclearize ation when you has been on a two day visit to pyongyang during which he congratulated north korea for its historic summit with south korea last week lines visit comes as the north korean
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leader prepares to meet the u.s. president donald trump in the coming weeks. three u.s. citizens have reportedly been freed from detention in north korea ahead of that proposed summit the trio said to have been transferred from labor camps to a hotel in pyongyang although there's been no official confirmation of this kim sandy hook also known as tony kim was arrested last april after being accused of carrying out hostile acts against the regime he was working at the pyongyang university of science and technology and his family have always said he was innocent kim hacksawing we worked at the same university were detained a month later under the same charges his wife says he's in the agricultural expert and was teaching north koreans rice growing techniques then those true who were sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labor in april twenty sixth in after being convicted of espionage. capitol is trying to find new ways to deal with its mounting rubbish problems six thousand tons of waste generated every day and but as
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our is and the governor wants to burn the trash to turn into energy not everyone is happy the plan could affect people whose lives depend on collecting recyclable materials to his abode forbes. this protesters are not happy with a government of when a site is all day without the opals the city's plan to change the law to allow all foodies to burn waste and turn it into energy. burning trash is dangerous not only for human health with the plants are going to be installed but it's the worst possible way to treat waste the best way is to recycle and the government wants to change the law and replace it. but what worries many here is not just the environment but the future of thousands of open recyclers like us who works in a copper even when a site is she's fifty six years old and makes around five hundred dollars a month i know you will like that but is that i started with this because i was too
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ill to work as a domestic employee so i joined this cooperate of and now i'm able to survive the government wants to get rid of us and if they burn the trash all of us will be left without a job. seeking of recyclable materials from russia became a way of making a living after the economic crisis of two thousand and one when hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs over the years if people organize themselves into operating something that base they have not only improved their working conditions but has also given them significant that. he's known here as the balls she used to live on the streets and has been able to turn her life's work into this corporative that employs at least three hundred people. got a role we don't need to be searching for cycles on the street now the city's ago. give us vehicles and we can collect from our clients and recycle as much as we can i still don't understand why the city wants to buy plants that will take away our
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way of making a living. plans to reduce the amount of waste this city of winter site is produces have failed over the years most landfills have run out of space. government officials when someone else says the city needs to start looking for new options for you and i believe you going to tell me that we never said that cooperatives were in any risk the idea is to have plants that can burn trash and give energy it is used in many cities in europe and we need to have that option but we plan to continue supporting the cooperatives in the city. waste management is a challenge for many latin american cities like when a site is open recyclers have come to play a crucial role in keeping the city clean and give jobs to those who desperately need them that's why these people are demanding more guarantees that they won't lose their jobs. it is what one of. the
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world's largest victorian glass houses reopened for the first time in five years in london it's home to fifteen hundred species of plants some of which are extremely rare kew gardens temperate house will be used by scientists from around the world charlie angela went to take a look. an architectural wonder and heaven for horticulturalists kew gardens a vast victorian greenhouse is open again to the public it's taken five years of restoration moving in ten thousand plants from the world's temperate climates where it's not too hot and not too cold this is the largest victorian glass house in the world is nearly two hundred metres long it actually consists of five separate buildings each grade one listed this is unesco world heritage site and it's open to the public every day of the year as well so dismantling this building restoring it taking all the plants out returning them it has been a hugely complex project. inside a plant that can feed the world like the end said a staple quote but ethiopia a cousin of the plant which q.
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scientists hope could be used throughout africa their opponents supply medicine and plants that appeared beautiful seeing all these plans on the one we take pretty positive picture of global biodiversity that in the wilds of the species are at risk of stiction the foundation of life farming the development of climate change the putting them at risk the species a part of q gardens living collection used by scientists in charge of them is scott taylor. of really high scientific value conservation he was a conservation organization we've got about two hundred fifty species growing in a hail of fifteen hundred conservation writings about. extinct in the wild species here extinct in the wild which means you don't find them anywhere else in night shirt one of those now extinct species is the. which survives is the time when dinosaurs rode
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a favorite hit with botanists. has actually been an engine twenty years which is spectacular and the story behind this is quite unique and. an offset of the original specimen found in the only male specimen found in the wild these plants a part of everyday life in the food we eat to the clothes we wear the materials we use in the medicines we take too often we take them for granted. in london six critically endangered black rhinos on their way to chad from south africa in the tent to reintroduce the animal to the country. black rhinos were wiped out from chad nearly fifty years ago because of wide scale poaching the relocation has taken two years of planning runners will be released into small enclosures before they're allowed to room freely through chance as a crewman national park security has been stepped up at the park to god the runners
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. top stories when i was here u.s. president donald trump has admitted that he knew that one hundred thirty thousand dollars were paid to a porn star who claims she had an affair with him more than a decade ago but he says that the money given to stormy daniels did not come from his presidential campaign funds trump says the payment was made through his attorney michael cohen after previously denying any knowledge the president insists he did not have an affair and that the pay off was part of a deal to keep daniel's quiet about quote false and extortionist accusations committee how could how small what this appears is that there is an attempt by the white house legal team to get ahead of the story in essence knowing that that recent raid on the president's attorney michael collins office is that likely there
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is something in there that would contradict what the president had said and instead of having that revelation come out in an unexpected time send out a member of the president's legal team to say yes that's the case that it doesn't matter but certainly there are many that will say this does matter because essentially what this does is this does confirm what many have been trying to prove for some time is that the president knew more about this than he was letting on. i agree protests are broken out on a remote but strategic yemeni island after the united arab emirates deployed military aircraft and troops there isa culture archipelago is a unesco world heritage site it lies in the gulf of aden along important oil trade routes yemen's prime minister visited troops on the main island on wednesday shortly after officials say the u.a.e. unloaded soldiers tanks and armored transport onto the area the yemeni troops were reportedly expelled nearly a hundred people have been killed after
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a powerful rain and dust storm hit parts of northern and western india at least sixty four people died in auto pradesh state and twenty seven others registered on the storm left a trail of destruction with collapsed houses trees and dead livestock. syrian rebels have surrendered enclaves in southern damascus and northern homs a government has given them an ultimatum of joining the military or escaping to opposition held areas in the north says that once do stay with us next up it's inside story of news are few after that by now. thursday much world quest for.


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