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i'm. going to you're going. to write. hundreds of thousands in barcelona and demand the release of catalonia is jailed former leaders as the region remains in a deep political crisis. a lot of fear putin says the u.s. is attacking free speech by forcing r.t. to register as a foreign agent adding a tit for tat response from russia is on the table. the u.s. military steps up its efforts to militarize space splashing the cash a new orbital warfare capability use. and unexploded rocket this filmed on the streets of yemen's capital just a day after saudi led airstrikes hit the defense ministry there.
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this is our to international coming to life from the russian capital i'm jacqui thanks for joining us this hour. massive crowds have turned out to protest in barcelona demanding the release of catalonia is jailed former leaders the demonstration was held in catalonia as national day and attracted a whopping seven hundred fifty thousand people. hate. me over. the rally was led by relatives of the politicians jailed by madrid for the role they played in the region's independence referendum last month speakers read out letters some of these politicians wrote from prison earlier the region's declaration of independence was formally unveiled by in madrid. local journalist
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evil has been following the protests for us hundred thousand people today gathered in barcelona to demand their release of political prisoners they came from all over the cut along as in buses they came in the public transport families friends they were all here to say we don't want this in catalonia we want the political prisoners out one of them fought a kind of in court that there was actually released yesterday by the spanish cards on bail we are still waiting what's going to happen with the others but if we are here to have a free country to mourn you and all of the cattle in government are in our hearts through this i went to all of the demonstrations because i want to find graham songs to have a life that we didn't have before i was here to defend defend those currently in prison and to defend democracy and you do find human rights follow if you chose. a future the process was actually quite
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peaceful and very very emotional people are putting the lights on they were putting the lights on their mobile phones they were singing there was life music so everything was actually very emotional people were crying before or saying we want our president bush them old back in catalonia we want him would so as you can as you can see as you could hear the screaming and they were holding papers liberty they were holding papers freedom they were saying that they want their children to grow up in democracy. here's a quick recap of what's happened in catalonia over the past month or so on october first the region held an independence referendum marred by a violent police crackdown an overwhelming majority voted to break away from spain and independence was declared an october twenty seventh later that day madrid stripped the region of self rule and order snap elections. and last week eight
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former catalan ministers were jailed on charges of sedition and rebellion the following day madrid issued a european arrest warrant for the region's sacked leader while on friday the cattle and parliament spoke person was released on bail. a tax on r t in the us are equal to a tax on free speech that's according to president vladimir putin he was answering reporters' questions on the last day of the apec summit in vietnam to students to those who are doing this in the us have always been proud of being the world's number one democrats and freedom of speech has always been the main value it here to buy them there's no democracy without freedom of speech and it's not going our media in the us is making a mistake and attack on freedom of speech itself mr putin also promised that the russian government will come up with appropriate retaliation such retaliation may affect american or american funded media that are operating in russia this is
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a reaction to a very recent decision by the u.s. department of justice to set a deadline for our team america our u.s. brands to register as a foreign agent and we were forced to obey because otherwise we would have been in trouble with the u.s. law but it in any case as a foreign agent our t. america will now face enormous challenges and difficulties something our editor in chief called unbearable conditions for a media organization aimed at destroying our seat this brings us to why we're seeing all this hostility against russian media in the u.s. that's because of accusations of russian meddling in the us presidential race according to american journalists that are traveling with donald trump on his plane mr trump did bring this issue up during his few chats with a lot of our putin at the apex. and here's
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a quote from donald trump that they shared every time he sees me he says i didn't do that and i really believe that when he tells me that he means it i think he's very insulted by it going back to vladimir putin's press conference here's how he addressed the many russia related investigations inquiries hearings that are simply nonstop in america from the get go i think that everything regarding the russian dossier in the us has to do with an ongoing internal political standoff it's simply parts of the desire to use anything in the fight against the current president despite this internal political standoff in the us a lot of our putin said as he did many times before that moscow is ready to turn the page and look into the future for the benefit of both the russians and americans. despite the poor state of relations between moscow and the west at the
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moment the second day of the apec summit did see some positive moments for example the russian and american presidents released a joint statement on the situation in syria they both confirmed their determination to defeat i still in syria while insisting that syria is a sovereign country the president's also agreed there can be no military solution to the conflict while adding the final political settlement should be found through the geneva negotiations format adit additionally they affirmed their commitment to syria's unity and said they will not let it be divided into three years of influence russia promised to work with iran to remove pro iranian forces from some parts of the country british i mean finch says cooperation between russia and the us is essential to resolving the crisis. what they're talking about is getting closer together and we're going on diplomatic solutions to problems not just in the middle east but around the world the fact is if we have an america bearing nuzzi to each other that does nobody any good if all of the sides involved understand that
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a medical and russia and the rest of the countries from the west are actually on the same side eventually there has to be a rapprochement and they have to understand that they will have to work together it's not going to be easy because these things never are particularly in the middle east course it will have to happen and it's a good sign that america and russia have consumed the standing on this a much anticipated formal meeting between the two presidents never happened yet the pair did bump into each other more than once.
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plans to create a six branch of the u.s. military a special space corps have been rejected by lawmakers the proposal had initially been passed by the house of representatives back in july but lawmakers have now decided to exclude it from the final seven hundred billion dollars budget for the upcoming year the bill was amended so that any american military space activities
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will be controlled by the u.s. air force and as morongo as dave reports air force commanders love the idea. little did you know this week may well go down in history the pentagon's announced it's weaponize ng space job one for an air force and an air component is to gain and maintain air superiority freedom from attack and freedom to maneuver unlike space superiority it's not an american birthright yet a resource that plan for the fight for it and when it the hints were all there almost a decade ago one hundred and seventy eight countries voted on the u.n. resolution to prevent a space arms race only two countries abstained the u.s. and israel washington also blocked a joint russian chinese effort to ban all weapons in space after all who's
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to say what is a weapon. any object orbiting or transiting through space can be a weapon if that object is intentionally placed onto a collision course with another space object this makes treaty verification impossible yet they keep saying that everything they do has a peaceful purpose take the x. s. y. and the spacecraft. a jet that could put satellites into orbit on the cheap probably means if you can take a satellite into orbit it can also take our hostile satellite out of orbit who's going to stop them there. last year the us put several mysterious satellites into orbit not your usual
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kind of ones that watch earth know these apparently monitor other spacecraft friendly neighborhood watch. the u.s. is not seeking to weaponize space our goal is to work with all responsible spacefaring nations to ensure a safe secure and stable space environment the u.s. air force is x. thirty seven b. which has spent almost two years orbiting the earth its purpose is classified its mission is classified its budget is classified. then you've got the various kinetic bombardment and global strike projects that the pentagon is reportedly pursuing they'll probably say that those a peaceful to sue peaceful in the pentagon the space budget was doubled last year
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from five to ten billion and next year it's going up this year's budget increases the eighteen budget proposal increases what the air force is is proposing to spend on space by twenty percent and we're shifting to space as a war fighting to me just think of the message these sends ready set arms race bruce coordinator of the global network against weapons and nuclear power in space things that militarizing outer space is a dangerous trend at the u.s. space command headquarters in colorado springs colorado. outside the building on their headquarters building above the door they have their logo that read master page for this idea that the u.s. will be. one country on the earth that will control space and thus
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control the earth below is very provocative very dangerous and very destabilizing over the years of russia and china go into the united nations repeatedly and said look let's create a new treaty that bans all weapons in space the u.s. and israel have for years repeatedly block the development of a treaty to prevent an arms race and outer space clearly you noted states has no intention whatsoever in preventing an arms race in space. videos been released of an unexploded rocket reportedly fired by saudi forces laying in the streets of the yemeni capital the head of the bomb disposal team claims the rocket was likely targeting a police academy in the area it comes just a day after saudi led airstrikes hit the defense ministry there it's feared there
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may have been civilian casualties some of the buildings collapsed this is how locals describes the events bunny and then a second rocket my house was destroyed i'm just an ordinary person on the bus driver i'm not a military commander not an agent of the state why did they do that to me my house didn't hold a single bullet did they fear that i had weapons so i want them to watch this i have nothing this is just a house and i'm going to pull. my head in lac were injured our houses were destroyed this is the result of aggression how how is this in the area are affected by the strike. riyadh has intensified its bombardment of yemen in response to a missile fired towards the saudi capital a week ago by rebels saudi arabia was quick to blame it on the rand saying tehran supports who the fighters later a senior u.s. air force official said the ballistic missile had been made in ear and tear and
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denies the accusations then iranian markings on the business. it's been demonstrated. there are pictures that take that to me that connects the dots to iran in terms of who's supplying the missiles and that capability of someone i am going to that was we do not even have the ability to transfer. the missiles and they've managed to increase the missiles range and iran analyst and director of the international center for human rights are to share is ours that i believe is yemen proof civilians are paying a high price for the game saudi arabia and iran are playing in the middle east both contraries are trying to be the kings of the middle east you are wrong and so do i read. in saddam on only to declare that iran is impossible so i can't predict that they will come up with
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a result but that's the best strategy for civilians in yemen and even in the area. football world cup host russia's narrowly lost to one of the tournament favorites argentina and a friendly at the newly revamped luzhniki stadium daniel hawkins was following the match but the brutally cold wet weather here in moscow didn't dampen the fun spirit states and now it's all mass to see this spectacle of football at a new look refurbished revamped stadium and some of the much itself those hoping for a goal first with this importance of the one goal coming violates all in the game from my gross especially bouts from all those from an offside position but russia despite struggling in midfield especially attack words pushovers in the second off they did play but they created some songs from counter attacks on occasion threatening the hours of time goal as well so low there is much to improve on before next year certainly there are some positives to take away well now we came
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to the stadium a few hours before the game to have a look around and see what preparations are on the way for the world cup next year . last time i was here earlier this year the whole place was a building site now evolution has been the fabric revamped and totally upgraded new pitch new seats new roof conditioning the way it has really been with. him the people writing dodgy to it for in the world russia is sixty fifth not the favorite in this game the for many the chance to see legends in action messy i do. we simply are miscible some of the argentineans now in play here in russia it's
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gearing up to be a real festival of. coming up in the program a former nurse in germany could turn out to be the worst serial killer in the country since world war two that story and more after a short break. i think. the old situations are coming back and the stand pulpit better understand what a shock is they are not in favor of the nato is coming good to live that it's good to the poor do for the shot but of the other side of think it think a bank the old to the repression of confrontation that's a mistake of the western side to especially by the americans but also on the other side.
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i fear that we may see the iranians taking the first steps towards restarting the nuclear program which will only further ratchet up tensions and further increase the risk of war that's the big danger here this is not just about killing to deal this is automatically putting the united states on a course of the confrontation. welcome back over forty years after the end of the vietnam war and the u.s. has released a series of new videos of its military operations in the country the footage shows american aircraft dropping phosphorus bombs in napalm during the bombing campaign in northern vietnam the videos were filmed in one thousand nine hundred five the
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same year the u.s. formally introduced combat troops there. during the vietnam war america faces criticism for its use of chemical and biological weapons but vietnam also became a testing ground for other sorts of weapons as well. and. the kurds were people repeller produce the food affects of wondering so in which haunting sounds said to represent the souls of dead were played in order to protect the superstitious snipers.
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heard. the. a former nurse in germany could turn out to be the country's worst post-war serial killer recent toxicology tests reveal more than one hundred of his patients have been poisoned peter oliver has the details there was a drug to patients in his care. over a six year period in the hope of being able to bring them back and being seen as some kind of reviving angel he was arrested in two thousand and five and jailed in two thousand and eight on charges of attempted murder the main motivation behind this was so that mills h. could step in and save the day bringing people back from the coast of death but
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he's also admitted in a cop twist that he also did this for kicks there was tension there and in expectation of what would happen next it took a while before the crew scale of his crimes became evident following the widespread media attention his incarceration gathered one woman became suspicious that her mother may have actually been one of his victims a further investigation led to nils age confessing to having killed thirty by lethal injection that saw his initial seven year sentence increase to life in twenty fifteen police admitted that major mistakes were made if the clues had been duly investigated or to time even in golden horse hospital than the deaths of many patients in our opinion could have been prevented by august of this year the forty year old was implicated in one thousand murders making him one of more than germany's worst serial killers trying to get to the bottom of just how many he may
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have murdered investigators have so far examined one hundred thirty four bodies and currently toxicological tests are being carried out in five separate cases to look for the drugs that were favored by mills h. we also understand that further bodies are to be exuberant as far afield as poland and turkey prosecutors say they've linked germany's noxious nurse to one hundred and six cases but so their first to admit that they may never know the true number of people he murdered people of a r.t. belin. that's a wrap up of the news for this hour but don't forget you can always had to our website r.t. dot com for all of those stories and more or you can find us on any of your favorite social media platforms i'll be back with today's headlines in about thirty minutes.
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it will make us manufacture consent instead of public wealth. when the ruling classes project themselves. out of the financial larry go round lifts only the one percent. that's not
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going all middle of the room signals. to lose millions more you leaves the world. about your sudden passing i've only just learnt you worry yourself and taken your last wrong turn. you're out caught up to us we all knew it would i tell you i'm sorry suddenly i could so i write these last words in hopes to put to rest these things that i never got off my chest. i remember when we first met my life turned on each breath. but then my feelings started to change you talked about war like it was a cave still some marshawn to feel those that didn't like to question our arc and i secretly promised to never be like it said one does not leave
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a funeral in the same as one enters my mind it's consumed with death this one different person to speak to now because there are no other takers. the same that mainstream media has met its maker. one hundred years ago russia was consumed by revolution and unprecedented violence is not an understatement to say the russian revolution or bolshevik could a car was a defining moment of the twentieth century how did it change russia. to read. over and over and over again.
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letting them water. this summer. never really. to go down to the river. to the river she was just. she decided it was time for. my memories and were really quite. sure that i ever really met my mom again after.
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strange story out of florida this morning where the mother of three children drove into the ocean off of daytona beach. the pregnant mom spoke of demons before driving into the atlantic. police say they've never seen anything like this. the tiny city of newburgh new york is trying to come to grips with the deaths of three young children who died when their mother drove them into the hudson river among the victims are two year old lance pierre and his a loving month old sister. we should take nothing for granted not our loves nor our lives our families or friends even a sanity one minute all is well the next we're plunged into darkness unable to process what is real and what is mercury's. fortum stringin realized this
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old too young was the summer after i turned eight she should not be in line and she knows it was the moment. that shattered trust. you know how do you know how to trust anybody after that. forced to confront a mystery beyond our comprehension she spent decades haunted in search of answers in pursuit of peace when something like killing all six of her children. made sense enough to put the kids in the bronco and drive into the river i see it. gravels it again water flying and kids screaming and somehow she managed to dig it up to back out of that. and that's an incredible victory for somebody in that state of mind you know there are other mothers don't win that battle. autumn's mom.

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