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in today's headlines after almost 2 months of trials russia expects to register the world's 1st vaccine against kobe 1000 by next week. also this hour president emmanuel micron's receives a grand welcome in the lebanese capital as the french leader spearhead calls for international aid efforts but some question the real intentions of his visit to beirut. and chinese video sharing our take tok says it may go to court over sanctions imposed by executive order by the u.s. president.
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a very warm welcome to the program on this friday afternoon it's 3 pm here in the russian capital let's get started with your live news update. russian scientists are poised to register the world's 1st a back against kobe at 19 according to the country's health ministry that could happen as early as next week trials have been ongoing since june here in moscow 2 groups of volunteers taking part are to think aaron has more on the development. what we've all been adjusting to living this new normal coronavirus the experts and scientists around the world have been frantically trying to come up with a vaccine in fact the pandemic is seen unprecedented mobilization of funding and research just in a race to come up with the vaccine that could save millions and billions of people around the world so this been called the race for a vaccine and now it looks like the russian rite of crossed the finish line in 1st place take a listen it will pass the registration process however there now needs to be
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a final stage of trials which is very important we need to be sure that the barracks and the safe now if all goes to plan the health ministry added that the 1st to be vaccinated would be health care workers and the elderly this would all be free of charge and could be as soon as this month but a lot of people have expressed trepidation for money's about being amongst the 1st people to be vaccinated or even at all at least this year but we did get a chance to speak to some of the volunteers taken part in the trials so that it's a. much i'll move when i 1st we were in isolation at a health resort for 2 weeks that was the preparation period then we were brought here for 20 days i work in public catering so i'm always around people when this started i realized how many people who feeling sick so i decided to help there was nothing special just a vaccination it isn't scary it's like a fever reducing injection so much as. i feel good there were no problems i'm a doctor and i work with people and now i don't have to worry about the necessity
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of protection i can work breathe freely not think about the risks and dedicate myself to the patients all being well and does. production of the vaccine is set for september that will be followed by a mass production in october but this big announcement comes just days after the w.h.o. russia to make sure it was following international guidelines to produce a safe and effective vaccine this also comes as some scientists around the world to have criticized the speed with which russia has come up with this potential vaccine saying it sounds a lot like a propaganda victory now the race for a vaccine has unsurprisingly brought up this competitive edge in countries around the world everybody wants to be the 1st to come up with a workable vaccine and this with clearly illustrated when last month there were reports that russia had used hackers to. to attack oxford university scientists who were working on a potential vaccine that this completely was unfounded because it turns out that it
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was a russian company actually working with oxford university scientists to mass produce this potential vaccine so i think it's fair to say we can expect a lot more criticism and scaremongering the coming days and weeks dr mohamed merah your viral just at lancaster university says the announcement that the russians are ready to register their backs you should be welcomed. i think we are living in a very strange on president a situation i think we should not expect that any vaccine would be 100 percent effective and basically none of the vaccine is a 100 percent effective the most effective vaccine we have is measles vaccine which out 80 to 90 percent production so therefore with a coronavirus is particularly by the nature of the ground about it says there is no any scientific backing that it would provide and it was an action when we hear good news like russian vaccine i don't really don't want any of the scientific capabilities of the russian scientists there are certain concerns i think me myself
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as a research of the media concerned is that i haven't seen any would you know data what date based on which i can be able to make my own conclusion on on to the efficacy and on to the nature of the clinical trial been set up but otherwise that is we're we are living and certainly anything that come up helpful would be considered really positive. search and rescue operations are in full swing and beirut where the death toll is expected to rise following tuesday's blast in the capital support officials say the explosion killed at least 157 people and injured 5000 more meanwhile french president emanuel micron is in lebanon where he's held talks with top officials and called for an international investigation into the causes of the explosion some are questioning the french leaders real motives and charlotte devinsky reports. all to war coverage in 10 nationally of macaroons visit to beirut
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he swooped into the lebanese capital in the aftermath of tuesday's devastating explosion its rival came pottle the tales of french rescue workers who were sent back to help with those who would in fact fits and would be to find only survivors home of those lost on cheese day now some say to feel sick a bit he says sort of exerting the reports that sit. influences from that point of country that is our form of protest which cause this it said he sees the world stage as he was the 1st foreign leader to make a visit and then disappeared out through never once again supplication congressman ford to same time we built this emergency. we need a new political initiative and i'm here to bring her good to coordinate and we look to your plan and international news should leave you to bring money on and directly to people but the other side we have to launch
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a new political initiative to change. what you did well as he waded through those massive crowds there was a particularly poignant moment when he hugged a woman and he said to her i can feel your pain but that moment also led some to question what his real motives were for being in beirut some opposition politicians who folks have been scathing about that visit describing it as a one man arab show and others suggesting he's treating lebanon as if it's still a french colony france support for the lebanese people in this strategy is indisputable or the other hand the arrogant and moralizing one man show in which a man who has performed today in beirut is in dissent barely arrived in lebanon macron takes himself or the president of the lebanese republic he preaches and claims all by himself to organize european and international corporation the
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immense misfortune of some reveals the great vanity of others now president mccone for his point of view said he would never deigned to interfere in lebanese politics but almost in the same breath he said that he would be talking to political leaders in lebanon and he would be holding can't he also said that this visit he'd have a geo political angle. because if it wasn't fronts it was that it would be turkey iran or saudi arabia and according to him very interests would be to the detriment of the lebanese people but now that visit by president macaroni is being welcomed the aid that he's promised is being welcomed but the reality is when he turned back a to france he's fighting many battles here with his popular mandate in front the reality is it will means to be see whether those promises will be true
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that. given the sheer scale of the destruction groups of volunteers are sustaining with the up in beirut people are clearing away debris from apartments and houses and with spirits low after the tragedy some are trying to look at the new season. parties correspondent don of has been following the rescue operations from the epicenter. as russian rescuers are getting down to well what they have been flown in here for i want you to just look around and let something sink in about the
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sheer and ultimate demolition power behind this explosion we are in the very epicenter as close as villian can get look closely under my feet i do apologize for my dirty sneakers but look closely because i'm not stepping on dirt or sand or anything this is actually cool and seeds of cooling from this massive towering reserve which is no more because of the bluster and this is the very 1st site where russian rescuers are searching for survivors. they are telling me that they are ready to work overnight if there's any possibility of finding somebody alive. but this is a field hospital in its early stages it is just being built in fact there's another
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group of emergency workers on the way with more infrastructure but this is where russian rescuers will be taking those injured those still in need of medical attention from after the blast. i'm. extremely lucky to be alive actually because i can't i can't i can't forget the explosions the sound of the missiles in front of my eyes well and i literally saw the body parts of people fall. to me and all people screaming. kids screaming body parts. i saw it and i saw it today. we had about a minute i went towards people and told them we should not be here at that moment i
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turned around and i was he by something in my right hand that's when the big explosions started it threw me to the ground well everything that you can see around me was erected overnight it was literally an empty lot well fast forward 6 hours and well there's already a small tent city here. well these are search dogs have been traveling with me or rather i was with them and they will be sniffing out those who may be still trapped under like under the rubble the city of be roots is devastated morally physically financially in fact of all places that i have a being too apart from acts of war zones of course this one with all the rubble
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destruction and vehicles just abandoned at the side of the road resembles a scene from a post-apocalyptic movie the most and the russian ate at food aims here at relieving at least some of the pain i'm done of reporting from beirut in lebanon. meanwhile the lebanese capital has seen a more public unrest people are unhappy about the economic crisis gripping the country those feelings have been aggravated by the perceived government incompetence which some claim led to tuesday's tragedy place protests top police resort to tear gas. the chinese video sharing outtake talk says it could go to court over u.s. sanctions follow trump issued to exact as restrictions coming into force 45 days later. the spread in the united states or from a bottle up locations developed and owned by companies in the people's republic of china continues to threaten the national security foreign policy and economy of the
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united states tick-tock has been in trump sights for a while earlier he warned people who use the app that their data could end up in the hands of the chinese authorities u.s. president has often threatened to ban take knoxy u.s. operations unless they are sold to an american firm microsoft is currently mulling the proposition here's how to talk users have been reacting to the stand off the internet to be banned in the u.s. so you guys we have a dilemma and hearing that take up might be beyond in america and this is the problem i just started becoming famous and i only have 100 followers to judge of what shifty 1000000 followers attacks are none the more the basics are 2 you're going to get a regular job benjamin a professor at the paris school of business and the southwestern university of finance and economics and china says a dangerous precedent may be being set. the trial in this nation has provided no specific evidence that that to talk has made use of statehood available to the
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chinese government on the other hand snowden the view that the us has a mass surveillance program the most notorious of all is the prism program which has direct as this to surface of several technology giants in the states from wants to talk to be out as soon as possible because it is so close to a us presidential election and the tech to use as a mainly under 30 who do not support trying much short sighted behavior may harm american companies eventually because it sets a dangerous precedent of seizing foreign investment through law enforcement departments opening the door for other countries to treat american companies in the same way it also the courage is future foreign investment in the states will be back with more in about 90 seconds time.
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of politics sports business i'm show business i'll see you then. welcome back to the program the u.s. state department has issued a new report and which accuses russia of waging a dis information and propaganda campaign employing a variety of methods among these is the use of kremlin controlled news outlets to push moscow's messages are to sofitel or takes a closer look. 3 months until the election a virus cool seeing up through the country an ailing economy and a future without tech talk america's got its hands full but it will still always find the time on the cash to do a deep dive into russian descent information. the kremlin bears direct responsibility for cultivating these tactics and platforms as part of its approach
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to using information as a weapon it invests massively in its propaganda channels its intelligence services and its proxies to conduct malicious site brick to vittie to support the dissent from ation efforts and it leaves reaches outlets that masquerade as new sites research institutions to spread these false and misleading narratives a new report by the state department has zeroed in on russia's complex network of fake news and propaganda and basically it tuns out like some kind of new to latent octopus there are 5 pillars to russia's this information ecosystem from the government itself to social media but the one that gets the most attention are news sites which apparently all really busy peddling conspiracy theories but you would never suspect them of being nefarious 20300000 monthly views a wide range of political topics on a fairly quiet twitter account but no it turns out it's all. the kremlin in
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disguise. we found that they promote this information in support of the kremlin's goals they're often promoted directly. by the russian government and the push specific disinformation narratives that were picked up by other parts of the ecosystem how intriguing some might say tell me more others would cry well the state department might say there's no hesitance all direct ties with moscow but here's an unrelated example of an alternative news story to stop you from asking questions the head of global research has written many articles on coded 19 containing dissin for me shewn one of them that was published back in march the headline of this is covered 19 coronavirus if a pandemic who's behind it global economic social and political destabilisation so from that have line calling it a fig pandemic i think we all recognize it's not a fait pandemic it's real you know now that i think about it under the public pulse
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and contribute to the site it will go away if you stay current view this is the same as the flu a lot of people think that goes away in april with the heat rather. they're politicizing it the report also says that the same site suggests that corona virus was manmade and a boy who fell apart tree you know now that i think about it i know and not the possum who would just be an invaluable member of this website's team i can tell you that there is a significant amount of evidence that this came from that laboratory. with the u.s. backing so many problems you could ask why release the report now well it could be a coincidence or not but last week secretary of state might compare one with the banking bowl before congress also going for a significant increase in funding for the g e c which happens to be the author of this reports the state department's f y
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2021 requests for the global engagement center is 138000000 dollars more than double its current level we won't tolerate this information another propaganda direct. by the criminal or any of our other adversaries double the budget for the sake of a handful of relatively are no new sites opportune 200000 month leave us while solid reasoning all i can say is the pump a was going to have to get a much bigger ball when he set his sights on r t would that it's not a competition of course but $130000000.00 multi view is but my total take oh no he's willing to give to the state department's rewards for justice program is offering a reward of up to $10000000.00 for information leading to the identification or location of any person acting at the direction for under the control of a foreign government interferes with u.s. elections so mike tell me what's a gal go to do to get their hands on not 10000000. as bolivia
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celebrated its independence day on thursday at the country was gripped by protests or delayed elections the vote has been put off twice already due to the penned the interim president janine and years has previously stressed the health risks of holding a vote but now she accuses the bolivian election bobbie playing with dates she took to twitter to point out that she has nothing to do with the latest decision adding though that she will respect it at the same time the government has denounced the ongoing protests it says they pose a danger to public health and safety and accuses former leader of a moralist of inciting them teleporter picks up the story. when it comes to combating potential election fraud donald trump seems to have a solution suspend the elections altogether and while that's caused quite a fuss in the united states the pro-u.s. interim government in bolivia has successfully used that strategy twice just see for yourself how the opposition feels about it. and
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yet know. the people are demonstrating taking to the streets and calling for elections now because we are seeing the inability of the self-appointed president who is bankrupting the country when it comes. and it's every young people of coolness to go on a hunger strike until the government calls elections we no longer want to wait we want to actions now the court cited the covert $900.00 pandemic as the reason for the delay now while there are rising infections in the country it's nowhere near to the same level as bolivia's hard hit neighbors like brazil chile and peru and the postponement has really struck a nerve with the public who have been in political limbo since the last election. they stumble to leave the museum. and.
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it was the 1st step towards free and fair elections as prescribed by washington. all countries deserve free fair transparent and credible elections the oas official report on bolivia makes it clear that bolivians were not given this chance stop the violence hold elections and work with janine annas and the transitional government to bring democracy back so the new president janine 9 years had one job to hold a new vote. it's merely a transitional period we will call for elections with honor of the people they will carry out an electoral process that reflects the will and sentiment of all bolivians the interim government was supposed to hold new elections 90 days after taking power instead on us has been president now for almost a year with no signs of returning to the ballot box she also said she wouldn't run for president in the next election but since her an egg on that and her reputation as bolivia's caretaker has been far from spotless.
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various foreign ministers described how least containing their home interests is telephone numbers family addresses and other personal information are being circulated viable facebook and other social media. it has also been publicly reported that the lifeless bodies of several people who were killed in the massacre disappeared allegedly after being collected by law enforcement officers and no further information has scenes been provided to them. all the while it doesn't even seem like the libyans really support the interim government polls are showing that another election would mean victory for morale us
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as movement for socialism party perhaps is just another reason. and why for the interim government if there is no election there is no problem and yes it is the neo liberal puppet the unelected dicks cater to an imperialist countries who are in libya they're afraid of a return of able more out of this movement toward socialism the m.e.s.'s kennedy are staying with defeat and yes or no coup mongering this is why they continue to use cold meat and i seen as an excuse they know i mean this will not we're just not popular with the oas in the nicest government talk about free elections and poised to talking about their candidates leading in the polls and in waiting in when their rubber stamps yes men and women on your income i still are not in and cannot see the elections and they come up with every
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excuse to postpone. that's a global news wrap up for now but i'll be back at the top of the hour with all the latest extending. a more robust moral formula one in which we do business as usual but guess what. we prepared for car guns. a lot cheaper reduced mobility you know the jury and it's a lot cheaper than having lucked out. thinking of getting your music on the ones we got in our shoes no problem was as he didn't know until he was trapped in this tiny little wired punch we don't use a crate with him he will stir reaching out into the wall when it's raining anywhere near thousands of breeding dogs are caged in the into lane conditions on puppy farm
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i mean 67 years you know they've been locked up in cages outside you see no protection from the weather the heat you know the cold air the rain the snow the funder nothing they have no protection. particularly you. know it's 2 kids. across the u.s. cruel puppy mills are supported by dog shows and pet stores most of the puppies that are coming from these large scale factory farming kind of operations are being sold in stores even joined a good businesses are involved like the mom center there has been a shocking amount of the organized opposition to efforts to increase the standards of care for dogs bred in commercial breeding for so many most of that opposition is coming from huge agricultural groups and industries that have nothing to do with jobs don't buy dog on a. 54
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jets and more than 1300 military personnel are headed to heal some air force base in alaska where is that to say come on i'll show you what's the reason for anything . of enhanced u.s. military presence in this area russia. what is it suddenly about the south china sea that makes it so that it 11000000000 barrels of oil. take a look at this map who really owns what kind of says no it belongs to us india says no we claim that that belongs to us both of these countries have nuclear weapons capabilities there is reason for concern so that's why we're going to drill down on the story for you today right here on the news with rick sanchez where you know as we always like to say we do believe by golly it's time to do news again.
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as the u.s. economy was booming numbers of people need homes. you can work 40 hours 'd in a week and still not have enough to get housing everybody believes america still has the lead up to the reality of the. financially quantity and the lack of flow to the mounting living wage of many people neutralise. that's been a problem with the city knows turn every turn call the stay way almost. it's worth it if there is no it's because yes that requires resources. riband into the streets to become the invisible cliques. the trump administration is sending its highest level delegation to taiwan which is angering china why now and what will the trip mean for american chinese while asians will take a look at the.

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