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as to an alternative view of the world today we have to rethink pretty much everything thank you for talking to al-jazeera. programs to inspire you. this is the light is impeachment in the history of our country but for. us president donald trump dismisses the evidence against him as week after democrats announce impeachment charges. hello i'm out. there live from also coming up hundreds of solid the military aviation students are grounded in the u.s. after a shooting at a base in florida. argentina's new president says he will try our times
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people over d'etre payments after being sworn in alongside a familiar face. last minute polls cautiously predict victory for u.k. prime minister boris johnson in thursday's election but don't rule out a hung parliament. that donald trump's labeled pietschmann charges against him is weak the u.s. president's been accused of betraying his nation the charges leveled by democratic party leaders are abuse of power and obstruction of congress. reports from washington standing before a portrait of one of the nation's founding fathers george washington house democratic leaders made a historic announcement today in service to our duty to the constitution and to our
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country. the house committee on the judiciary is introducing 2 articles of impeachment charging the president of the united states donald j. drum with committing high crimes and misdemeanors the 1st article is abuse of power for withholding security aid and a white house visit with ukraine's leader in exchange for political investigations that would benefit trump's reelection the 2nd obstruction of congress for refusing to cooperate with impeachment investigators the evidence is every bit as strong that president trump has obstructed congress fully without precedent and without basis in law if allowed to stand it would decimate congress's ability to conduct oversight of this president or any other in the future trump is only the 4th u.s. president to have impeachment proceed this far he denies all wrongdoing tweeting during the democrats' announcement witch hunt democrats say the evidence against trump is damning it includes testimony from more than a dozen witnesses and
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a white house call summary showing trump asked ukraine to launch investigations into his political rivals republicans though say that's not enough to remove a president they're not impeaching the president because they they can the list and impeachable offense they're repeating him because they're afraid he will get reelected that's not why you have the power of impeachment that's the abuse of power democrats are keeping the impeachment articles narrowly focused on trump's recent conduct with ukraine they decided not to charge the president for trying to stop the previous moller investigation that examine whether his campaign had colluded with russia in the last presidential election in less than a year's time a deeply divided america will return to the polls that will be after trump's impeachment trial in the senate where he'll likely be acquitted by his fellow republicans democrats say despite the slim chance of removal doing nothing or
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waiting what amounts to complicity with trump's misconduct the argument why don't you just wait amounts to this. why don't you just let him cheat in one more election why not let him cheat just one more time democrats say trump remains a threat to the upcoming elections and to his own country heidi joe castro al-jazeera washington now owns saudi arabia military students in the u.s. have had their training suspended following an attack at an air base in florida last week in which 3 people were killed there is gabriel elizondo reports from washington the decision taken by the pentagon it's being called a security and safety stand down all saudi military students at all u.s. military bases barred from training indefinitely in the united states the decision
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comes as the f.b.i. continues to investigate a shooting on a u.s. military base on friday when a saudi royal air force officer killed 3 u.s. service members and wounded several others the gunman mohammed saeed he 21 year old lieutenant was killed by police the decision to shut down saudi training is believed to affect more than 850 saudi military personnel in the u.s. . analysts say the move to halt saudi training is significant though sending a signal to a country that you have a close relationship with to sell a lot of military equipment that we don't trust the people that are part of your you or your government they're trying to send a signal that it's important that you make sure that the people you send us or not prone to do some of these terrible things the shut down is part of a 10 day security review ordered by defense secretary marc esper any tended to
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examine betting procedures of foreign military students in the u.s. it's an escalation by the pentagon it 1st said the hope to training would only affect about $300.00 saudis at 3 bases in florida but then late tuesday expanded that to all saudi military students in the u.s. person after the shooting the governor of florida said it was terrorism and urged the pentagon to do a better job of screening for new metairie students they're doing a big review about how all this stuff is done in terms of the vetting but my sense is that more needs to be done over the weekend the defense secretary signaled a review was considered anybody that comes to united states to train is or should be is vetted by the department state department homeland security and ultimately us there are more than $5000.00 military personnel from more than 150 different countries currently in the u.s. and various bases throughout the country doing training it's
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a military exchange that's been going on for many years now but since the shooter was from saudi arabia it's now saudi military personnel that are being closely scrutinized gabriel zonda al-jazeera washington. and the saudi arabian diplomat who headed the kingdom's insist is stamboul consulate that's where journalists are marcus shaadi was murdered has been barred from entering the us mohammed al attire these accuse of human rights violations over the killing in october last year the cia and some western governments are said they believe crown prince mohammed bin solomon ordered khashoggi is murder but saudi officials say he had no role in the white house says donald trump is again warned russia not to interfere in new interfere in u.s. elections the president is said to have delivered the message during a meeting with russia's foreign minister here's particle hain. it had all the
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pleasantries expected when a foreign diplomat visits the us meetings a working lunch with the secretary of state but somewhat unusually the russian foreign minister got another meeting at the white house with the u.s. president earlier at the state department circle of robin might pompei i said their discussions pretty much spanned the globe from syria to venezuela ukraine to israel but it was the 2016 u.s. election and allegations that russia interfered in it that provoked some tough talk a flat denial from leveraged who repeatedly said the white house was refusing to release correspondence to prove their innocence. as the clothes we read them all or report there is no proof of any collusion for the 4th time now our suggestion is to publish that data that would show how russia responded through especial channels to review threats and cyber networks to show how russia responded to show how we suggested how to discuss this confidentially. i will publish all the documents we
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think appropriate we think we've shared plenty of facts that show what happened in the 2016 election with our russian counterparts we don't think there's any mistake about what really transpired there but critics say tough words here at the state department are simply not enough they say the entire welcome sends a dangerous message i think we should not be receiving foreign minister of russia over. the state department it rewards their bad behavior it rewards the kind. of disruption you know democracy in russia has been gauged in and it will lead to more the visit comes at a time when the u.s. president is facing impeachment for allegedly trying to get ukraine to interfere in the next election but this made it clear what happened in the last one is still proving to be a problem for both countries relationship pedicle hain al-jazeera at the u.s. state department. government has shot dead at least 5 people. in somalia's capital
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mogadishu at a hotel near the presidential palace. police killed 2 of the attackers and rescued dozens of people from the building al-shabaab has claimed responsibility. unsound suchi has appeared at the international court of justice to defend our country against allegations of genocide she sat sat through graphic accounts of mass murder and rape said to have been committed against ranger muslims wayne hay reports from the hague once a human rights and democracy campaigner myanmar's leader arrived at the international court of justice accused of being complicit in genocide the case against aung san suu cheese government was brought by the gambia on behalf of the organization of islamic cooperation on the opening day it was alleged widespread abuses were carried out by me and my security forces against communities which they say amount to genocide every day of them means that more people have been
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killed more woman i've been alive and my children have been burnt alive for what crime on the because they were born different born of a different ways and to a different religion from doors who kill and weep them and for this honorable judges they have been made to pay the ultimate price genocide. as lawyer after lawyer laid out the game b. is case suchi watched and listened in the court room one could only imagine what was going through her mind as repeated allegations were made of rape torture and murder by soldiers it was very important for thier have to 30 inches away from people who are describing and really excruciating and painful detail of 'd the horrible crimes of the burmese military that happened on her watch me and says the
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raids on villages in rakhine state were legitimate counterterrorism operations the gambian say me and maher was and still is trying to wipe out an entire ethnic group in the short term the court is being asked to order me and mar to take steps to protect the rich from further genocidal acts the opening of this trial was ironically held on international human rights day day 2 will see me and begin its defense led by aung san suu kyi herself it will be a remarkable sides a nobel peace prize winner detained for years by the military now defending them and herself against charges of genocide the case before the i.c.j. is not a criminal trial meaning charges won't be brought against individuals but given what she wants stood for aung sun suu kyi is effectively on trial along with the military and government as she left she was jeered by protesters who came to see the rigging finally have their day in the world's highest course when hey
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al-jazeera the hague. we've got a lot more to come here down to 0 including still snaking fears of long volcanic activity as a recovery team prepares to get to new zealand's wind island. and it's a deal the u.s. mexico and canada finalize a new trade pact to replace nafta. hello again welcome back to international weather forecast this hour i want to start here across the united states and canada where we are dealing with some very very cold air in place across much of the region 1st of all we have a frontal boundary right here making its way towards the east coast the cold air is right behind it and what you see here all of this gray this is not clouds especially the satellite seeing the cold air at the surface look at the tempers that we're going to be seeing here as we go towards wednesday chicago only getting
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to about minus 4 degrees there minneapolis minus 15 these are all well below average for this time of year you factor in the wind and this feels even colder on exposed skin so minneapolis in the overnight hours go into thursday morning it's going to feel more like minus $21.00 degrees there tronto minus 6 as we go towards thursday a little bit better about here back here towards the west but over here towards new york only getting to 0 for parts of winnipeg though take a look at your forecast as we go towards the next 3 days minus 18 as a high on wednesday getting to about minus 14 on friday normally this time of year your high would be about minus 8 degrees down towards the yucatan peninsula it is going to be quite rainy here across much of the area for cozumel it is going to be $29.00 and even have an a rainy day forecast at $29.00. i mean green bacteria in
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a. statement from volcanic in iceland this is. in the summer what happened to experiments. and. how the impacts of climate change the science of capturing cult using the name on the fly and on the back of my mattel the i just have to contend. with the top stories here at our democratic party leaders in the us of announce the impeachment charges against donald trump they accuse the u.s.
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president of abuse of power and obstruction of congress he says the evidence is weak. the pentagon has suspended the training of more than 850 saudi arabian military students it follows an attack by a saudi air force officer as an air base in florida last week in which 3 people were killed. unsung suchi has appeared at the international court of justice to defend her country against allegations of genocide they stem from the 2017 military crackdown which for 700 miles of mostly range of muslims to flee to neighboring bangladesh and many of those refugees are watching this case closely closely as stephanie decker tells us from cox's bazar. the evidence of what happened to these people like the many camps of cox's bazaar in southeastern bangladesh hundreds of thousands of tons hundreds. thousands of people each with horrifying stories
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stories of mass rapes mass killings of people being locked inside their homes and burnt alive people here are aware of what is going on at the international court of justice they want justice but they are under no illusion that anything is going to happen fast it's been 2 and a half years since hundreds of thousands fled across the border across those mountains of me and more creating what is now the biggest refugee camp in the world the issue is now bangladesh no longer wants to host them in myanmar is given no guarantees that they will be safe when they return these are people with no state with no identity with no papers and they are unwanted you could say by everyone this is a long term problem that needs to be addressed. volcanic activity has significantly increased on new zealand's white island and what could be a blow to efforts to recover very 8 people missing believed dead erupted on monday killing at least 6 people 30 of those are in hospital 25 of them are in critical
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condition there's mounting pressure from relatives to find the people who remain unaccounted for but police say safety is paramount. for me. situation at the the oil and. so. huge priority for us. we cannot pull the people. to go out into. the. jessica washington is our correspondent on the coast near white island and she's been speaking to people who hope the survivors. the mood here in fact attorney is noticeably grim this community has been deeply affected by the tragedy that happened just 50 kilometers from here on white island we will. see if we could
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reverse distance and when we flew into the door we could see a lot of people really distressed so lawing and. some such thing. was horrific looking. to sort of to. help people i was with this is. horrendous and while a large number of the people who have been negatively think to overseas visitors coming onto boats and things like that. we do have local people also have. boats which would normally be packed with tourists are instead docked here as we await information from authorities on whether or not it's safe for them to commence their recovery operations on white island argentina's new president has promised to prioritize economic growth and helping poor people ahead of paying off debt alberto fernandez made the pledge after being sworn into office alongside
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a controversial former leader today as a boat experienced from one s.r.'s. argentina's you president a lot of the fight a man this drove himself to congress to be sworn in on tuesday. he was accompanied by former leader cristina fernandez the curation or now vice president to take his presidential oath. families spoke about the promise of a social pact to address poverty levels that are now reaching 40 percent. because i want to be the president who listens the president of dialogue and agreement to build a country which belongs to everyone and if you ever feel like it diverted in the commitment ties you today go out to the streets to remind me of what i'm. doing. after the speech thousands of supporters waited for the new precedent in the historic last of a module right in front of the presidential palace. to
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. take the fight of its people here. right to my. body our the peronist party as the strongest political movement in argentina since one bet on came to power accompanied by his wife. jenny that came from the northeastern province of america she says for a man this job won't be easy for him and. we have to make a huge effort to help the new president cope with. his left behind we cannot expect miracles. center right president was not able to fulfill many of his economic promises on saturday he bid farewell to his supporters. for you know these years were much harder than i imagined always in the minority there were many bumps on the road but thanks to your support we achieved many things many things the rise of
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a lot of the fundamentalists to power shows argentina is once again shifting towards the left. president at the swearing in ceremony was cuban president. the absence of brazil's. who once called for nam this a red band it shows the ideological differences that now divide south america's largest economies. but on tuesday at the fed amanda spoke about unity and the importance of dialogue to overcome politically divides. he supporters agreed with him hoping he'll be able to cope with the difficult times ahead. when a site is. canada mexico and the u.s. has signed a new free trade agreement to replace the try to 5 year old nafta deal it was sealed hours after the u.s. congress announced its support. reports now from the mexican capital where it was
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signed the. mexican president and that is when we met with representatives from the united states and canada on tuesday for the signing of the us and seeing. a trade deal that stalled for months pending a series of changes demanded by democrats in the u.s. house of representatives u.s. trade officials touted the deal as a major accomplishment one that ends the age of the north american free trade agreement or nafta and it's nothing short of a miracle that we have all come together i think that's a testament to how good the agreement is but perhaps more importantly it's a testament to how long it will last and how people will be coming to north america and how vibrant the economy this will be for all of us so it is such canada's deputy prime minister chrystia freeland called the u.s. m.c.a. a win for all 3 countries all of us together have finally accomplished what we set out to do at the very outset. a win win win agreement
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which will provide stability for workers in austria of our country for many years to come. that is no small thing especially in today's world. economists like dr jose rizal or cruz however the benefits for mexico could be mostly conditional but i me he called for mexico i believe an opportunity has been created but it will depend on mexico being able to move from a low value added manufacturing economy to one that could generate through higher productivity and competitiveness the intermediate inputs north america tracks from other regions of the world. since the rise of e-commerce the u.s. mexico and canada have been looking toward overhauling existing trade relations the u.s.m.c. is the result of a renegotiation of the north america free trade agreement unlike now after the u.s. m.c.a. broadens international regulations affecting everything from intellectual property
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rights to environmental law. the signing of the trilateral document the agreement now moves to the legislative branches of the us mexico and canada for ratification . mexico city. opposition politicians in india have been protesting against us citizenship bill introduced by prime minister narendra modi's government the bill would allow migrants from afghanistan bangladesh and pakistan to become citizens but not if their most it was passed by the lower house of parliament on monday critics say the bill violates india's secular constitution but discriminating against muslims well these protests is in northeastern india oppose the bill for a different reason they say indigenous communities will be marginalized if a large number of hindu migrants from bangladesh become citizens. around $600.00 refugees and migrants in bosnia are being moved from
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a makeshift camp to another shelter near the capital sarajevo they've been living without running water or electricity at a former landfill near the northern border with croatia jonah howell reports the conditions are appalling in the biting cold this was no way for already desperate people to be living on the doorstep of europe. the buses brought no comfort the only way they wanted to leave camp was over bowls news northwest border into croatia and the european union instead roughly 600 migrants from places like syria afghanistan and pakistan are being rehabbed in a former military barracks near the capital sarajevo better conditions perhaps but in the wrong direction this police want to take us there says that ever happened to other states because it will force us to. transfer. but there are people who want to criticize her because she wants a good to other countries they want to cause after russia it took months
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of criticism by international organizations on the ground to invents the bosnia north or it is to do something about camp in freezing temperatures human rights officials warn people would start dying here without running water or proper heating. but returning to the countries they fled is no option and nor is remaining in bosnia so many will be undeterred by this move trickling back in time and despite allegations of violence by croatian border police wait for the chance to try again to enter the e.u. jonah how al-jazeera. now britain's political leaders are preparing for a frantic final 24 hours of campaigning ahead affairs as election the latest polls are cautiously predicting victory for the current prime minister boris johnson but
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expectations for his parliamentary majority are now much reduced and as paul brennan reports there's still a chance the way no clear winner. boris johnson's people know the power of a good photo of the styrofoam bore the brunt of the prime minister's metaphor on tuesday. using infrastructure education technology to bring the country together we have a vision of a united kingdom gerry corbin would divide them and i can tell you this we can do all of this as one nation conservatives was not putting up your taxes but it is this photo that's proved most politically powerful this week 4 year old jack willimon bar laid out on the floor of a hospital emergency ward for the lack of a proper bed the prime minister's visible awkwardness when confronted with the picture has been seized upon by the labor party the story. he created on the floor. is not that an exceptional around the country the
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shortage of pads the shortage of nurses the shortage of doctors the shortage of radiologists. is an absolute scandal. campaigning in the city of bath the liberal democrat leader reiterated her party's internationalist policies describing thursday's election as a fight for the soul of our country and what we all do for these last few hours will make that difference in terms of the type of country we will see on friday and beyond because liberal democrats are in the position in so many. parts of the country were we can stop forest hills and we can win seats from the conservatives with less than 48 hours until polling stations open the competing parties are frantically scrapping for every available vote the opinion polls still suggest a conservative victory but nothing is being taken for granted paul brennan al
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jazeera. now a huge sinkhole is opened up in brazil's capital brasilia at least 4 cars were swallowed up they'd been parked next to a building site when the ground started to collapse that one's been hurt there. is a look at the top stories here it is there the 1st official impeachment charges against president trump have been announced democrats say he's abused the power of his office and obstructed congress and its investigation the president has denied any wrongdoing in a rally in the battleground state of pennsylvania he called the 2 articles of impeachment against him flimsy and pathetic you saw their so-called articles of impeachment today people are saying they're not even a crime what happened all of these horrible things remember bribery and this is
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where are they they send these 2 things are not even a crime this is the lightest weakest impeachment you know our country said actually many appreciate you called judges and lots of many pages but it was on today everybody said this is impeachment lite. the pentagon a suspended the training of all saudi arabia military students in the u.s. following an attack by a saudi air force officer at an air base in florida last week in which 3 people were killed. the white house says donald trump has again walled russia not to interfere in u.s. elections sergey lavrov the russian foreign minister is in washington for talks and this is his 1st visit to the u.s. since 27 teens level off says claims of russian meddling in the 2016 election are baseless and moscow wants to normalize relations. appeared at the
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international court of justice to defend her country against allegations of genocide the accusations stem from the 2017 military crackdown against muslims which forced almost a 1000000 people to flee to neighboring bangladesh. volcanic activity has significantly increased on new zealand's white island in what could be a blow to for efforts to recover the 8 people missing believed dead it erupted on monday killing at least 6 people 30 others are in hospital and 25 of them are in critical condition argentina's new president alberto fernandez his promises government will prioritize economic growth before debt right up to date coming up next here it is tech now.
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