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and needed to film because maybe one day those responsible can and will be held to account. it is an honor, but at the same time it is a challenge to do this job. to bear witness to history, as it's made to make sure what is recorded is accurate and truthful. i'm santa hunter. ah, you as politicians have avoided a government shut down, but bigger battle also with a budget lie a heads, but no agreements only increasing america's boar, wind limits. ah, hello, i'm hello, mar, hidden, and this is al jazeera life and oh, home. also coming up as truly a prepares to open the door to fully vaccinated citizens and residence,
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18 months of to slamming its border closed. and other day protests in italy, we're activists. firmer action from world leaders, a heads of next month's climate summits, and even more violence explosions in rob's from la paloma volcano, further threatening people on the canary islands. ah, having averted a government shut down us politicians appear in no closer to solving bigger, more pressing problems, running out of time to breathe. america's borrowing limits or risk it defaulting on debt and joe biden, as democrats are divided. so for the president, sweeping domestic agenda, i did show castro reports from capitol hill on this earth the year or $250.00 for the day, sir. $175.00, the merchant is adopted. the u. s. government will remain open at least until early
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december, democrats and some republicans came together on thursday hours ahead of a midnight deadline. and with his continued resolution, we not only keep government open, keep checks flowing to, to our veterans and social security recipients. and the rest, it's just a remarkable thing to think of all the things that we can do working together for the people. but while congress has put out one fire, yet another blaze frightens the country's financial solvency. it's the nation's looming debt ceiling. the point at which the us can borrow no more money to pay its bills. that limit will be reached on october 18th, unless congress agrees to raise or suspend it. economists including treasury secretary, janet jaelyn, saying a u. s. government default will likely throw the u. s. economy into recession and destabilize global markets. it's necessary to avert
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a catastrophic event for our economy. representatives, the debt ceiling has been raised, were suspended 78 times since 1960, almost always on a bipartisan basis. my hope is that we can work together to do so. again. republicans raised the debt ceiling 3 times under former president trump, but have bowed against doing the same for president biden valleys. democrats with the task of solving the issue alone requiring challenging parliamentary maneuvers with no guarantee of succeeding in time. republicans need to get out of the way. so senate democrats can address the issue quickly and without needlessly endangering the stability of our economy. we can't afford the risk of a drawn out unpredictable process. republicans, though refused to budge. they say it's the democrats problem because they control government were able to find the government today because the majority accepted
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reality. the same time will need to happen on adult learner. naturally, another week, another display of the partisan acrimony accompanying the u. s. congress from crisis to crisis. heidi joe castro out 0 washington. australia aims to begin reopening its borders in november, 18 months after they were slammed, shot fully vaccinated citizens and residents will again be allowed to come and go on states reach vaccination targets, but the country will remain off limits to foreigners. sarah clark reports now from the gold coast in the state of queensland. it's the news. tens of thousands of australians stranded overseas had been waiting for from november. international borders will begin to reopen once again, allowing travel in and out of the country. it's time to give a strident their lives back with save lives,
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with save livelihoods. but we must work together to ensure that a strident can reclaim the lives that they once had in this country. and we must work together to achieve that goal. city with the 1st city to allow international flights fully vaccinated, australian citizens and permanent residents will be required to quarantine at home for 7 days after coming from overseas. those who haven't been vaccinated or have received a vaccine that's not recognized by the government will have to quarantine in hotel for 2 weeks. vaccines produced by china's sana back and the indian manufactured cover shield had been approved. and that will enable australians who are fully vaccinated and australians and residents of australia who are overseas, who are fully vaccinated, to be able to travel again. and to be able to lift those caps on area ports in states where they have moved into phase c of the program. denouncement has been
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welcomed by family members who've been separated due to caps on the number of seats on international flights. and unable to re unite due to quarantine restrictions. there's still some hurdles frustrating, wishing to return home restrictions will only be lifted when states reach an 80 percent vaccination target. which means states like here in queensland and western australia where the vaccine, right trails the rest, the country could be required to wait until december before borders reopen. if miss atwell victoria opened up to the world before they open at all, the other states that will only incentivize it to the other states to get rid of the domestic borders and actually start to reconnect with the world as a they learn to tolerate the virus and know they can still manage it. the travel knots mon only covers australian citizens and permanent residence. the foreign nationals, australians borders remain closed until further notice. sarah clark, audi 0. queensland,
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australia. is pharmaceutical company. merc says it's been experiment single. the coven, 19 treatments which reduces hospitalizations and deaths by half, his face has not yet been published, nor peer refute. marcus seeking emergency use authorization in the us. if approved, it would be the 1st pill for corporate 19 marks as the medications designed to be taken twice daily. for 5 days after diagnosis works on a pisec leads the global citizenship program and outbreaks from infectious disease at university college london. she says oral treatment for cove at 19 would reach more people and cost far less. this is a much more convenient than many of the other types of treatments, such as model anybody's et cetera, which were much more expensive and were complicated and required much more staff to administer. and rather than targeting the surface proteins, this actually
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a gerbils, the viral genes as it's less effective at replicating within the body. and so it's about time that we were able to introduce an easy to take a tablet home within our tool kit, a various medications that can help prevent and fight corona virus. the results from the trial that has been shared by the company has been so positive that there has been a recommendation for it now to be accelerated. however, yes, of course we always do need to have a wider bank of data, wider population level, evidence and peer review to, to be able to forge ahead with its use. that being said, the government, the u. s. government has already advanced, purchased 1700000000 doses i believe. and so that's a 1700000 rather. and so there is, i think,
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a view that this is going to be a very effective solution. but we do need to have further transparency publications of this to be reviewed by other scientists rallies taking place in new york in support of the lawyer known for his decade sloane battle against u. s. o l jain, chevron. steven danziger is jeez, we sentence a criminal contempt on friday. the case stems from his decade on find on behalf of ecuadorian villages to prove that chevron polluted the amazon rain forest in the 19 ninety's on when st. you and human rights, she said, don stickers, home detention is illegal under international law and cold for his release. the reason i marked up is because we were successful. okay. i, along with other lawyers helped indigenous peoples in ecuador when a historic $9500000000.00. pollution judge, when a good chevron for the deliberate dumping of billions or girls or cancer causing
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waste into the amazon. that's an historical fact that case has been affirmed on appeal by 28 appellate judges, including the highest courts of ecuador and canada, for enforcement purposes. you know, so why am i the one being locked up? you know, i help hold them accountable. kristen salome joyce's no life form in new york and crystal. we heard from the man himself, he's the one working to expose corporate misdeeds. i. yeah, he's the one facing the jail sentence, which i assume explains a protest behind you. ah, yes, i'm outside of the court house where stephen danziger is now facing a judge and about to be sentenced for the crime of criminal contempt. the maximum sentence for that is 6 months, and yet he's already been imprisoned in his own apartment under house arrest for the last 2 years. and the whole proceeding has caught the attention of the united nations human rights council and their special committee on arbitrary detention
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because of activists. like the ones you see behind me. some of them have gone inside of the court house, but others have been here all morning long trying to call attention to this case, which they say i is evidence of a trend of corporate lawyers and corporate corporations. basically going after human rights activists in court in a way that is silencing now in the case of danziger i, he was representing ecuador ends, whose home land, whose environment was destroyed by oil companies back in the ninety's. he had a success with that lawsuit in the late 2, thousands, but because of challenges to him, now he is facing these court proceedings here in the united nations is saying that he should be like go because of questions about the weight. uh huh. okay. chris's living there. life was in new york. kristen, thank you. he,
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back to this of gathered in the italian city old milan to protest against what they say is in action by unworldly does a hats over you and climate summit next month. during a conference in milan on thursday, young, delicate skate van ideas on how to better address were warming. but many expressed frustration, say organizes aren't really interested. at rainy has more full milan. we have thousands, perhaps more than $10000.00 students and young people crowding around the streets to milan and they're saying they're just extremely frustrated, angry and impatient for change and they want that change. now we see a lot of them saying that they're worried about their very future. they say they're the generation that would be the most impacted by climate change. and all this talk has done nothing there. calling for a greater commitment of spending by rich countries for poor countries to equal the playing field in this fight against climate change. and that come says we've been seeing that the rich countries haven't even met their commitments to pay for
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a $100000000000.00 annual fund. for these poor countries, much of their talk is about equality, social justice, and sharing the pain and sharing the solution with the poor countries of the world . and although we saw some success at this you for climate conference, which was part of the pre cop meetings, where gretta tongue berg was, she met with the time prime minister along with other young activists. they still are worried that all the promises made in the past couple days here milan are really just promises and not put in action that made these very bold proposals, including calling for the elimination of fossil fuels in less than 9 years time. they hope that'll be taken on board. sell has own algae. 0 cuts are his 1st legislative elections. so we look ahead to what to expect from the sheer to cancel votes. i mexico in the u. s. to working together for the environments to bring a much needed life back to natasha.
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ah hello there. here's your full cost for south asia, and it's looking very well indeed for the north west of india and in the north east . we've got a system swirling of the b hall. we've got a red warning out for rain for the days to come. we could see some floods from those torrential downpours and they could effect neighboring nepal and bungler dish as well. now in the north west, we are watching the tropical cyclone as it moves its way of southern areas of pakistan. it's out to sea, but it is going to bring the wet and windy weather with it to southern areas of iran were talking wind gusts of up to 100 kilometers per hour and some flooding rains. as it moves towards the gulf of a month. we will keep an eye on that northern areas of india dry up as we go into sunday, but the rains do intensify down in the south and as we move to east asia,
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we are watching typhoon min delays. it moves its way to the north east, away from a condo, taking the wet and windy weather with it. it winds up from much of honshu, the heat coming back in for tokyo, the temperature, nearly touching 30 degrees for the korean peninsula. it remains rather fine and dry . it does for eastern areas of china, but we are seeing that heavy rain once again across central areas. and with that we could see a flood risk for he. none province that your update, ah, the on air or online be part of the debate or pacific people. the ocean is our identity and the source of well being. we are the ocean when no topic is off the table, it's as children side atmosphere. people are demoralized, they're exhausted, and many health care workers are experiencing p t s d like symptoms. jump into this dream and julie now global community of hill on right on youtube right now,
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you can be part of those conversations. wealth this street. oh, now to sierra ah ah, this is al jazeera, quick reminder of our top stories. this r u. s. politicians have agreed to keep government operations running through to december avoiding a government shock dying. but there are still battles were present vikings, economic agenda, and increasing the u. s. borrowing limits. australia will begin lifting its strict border restrictions for november, allowing a fully vaccinated citizens and residence if you stranded overseas, to return home to line as trillions to travel abroad once again. and he has
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pharmaceutical company mark says it's been experimenting with corporate 19 treatments that reduces hospitalization. some debts by half, its data hasn't yet been published, nor peer reviewed. because seeking emergency use authorization in the us the you, any humanitarian coordinator for lebanon, says nearly 80 percent of its population has been pushed into poverty. lebanon's grappling with a crushing economic crisis that the world bank is described as one of the world's worst in the last 150 years. few medicines and basic necessities are running critically short. sina hood or has more from beirut, nearly 80 percent of the population is now poor. that's 3000000 people and this is a small nation of an estimated 4550000 people. and for the 1st time in lebanon's history, 36 percent are living in extreme poverty. 22 percent are not
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able to buy enough food. starvation is now a reality for thousands. acute malnutrition among children is on the rise. so united nations is saying that there's an emergency, there is an emergency situation, un agencies have been providing assistance, but this is not a long term solution. and it's not that the lebanese people, lebanon is post for hundreds of thousands of syrian refugees, palestinian refugees as well as migrant workers. 70 percent of those workers from asian and african countries. 400000 of them are trapped here. stock, unable to buy a plane ticket to go back home because they're illegal workers and they have no rights. so the un raising the alarm saying that they're doing their best to help the people, but definitely, it's just not enough, as humanitarian needs are only growing. this country is in dire need of hard
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currency. it needs dollars. and the only way to get that is through the i m f because the international community has made it very, very clear. they're not going to bail out this lebanese government. any aid that have been given to this country is not directed through authorities, but the people, the international community wants the political leadership to carry out reforms to fight corruption or else this country is not getting any money. and there will be no economic recovery plan. the u. n. has appealed to ethiopia to reverse the decisions, expel 7 members of it. see your staff. it says to move could affect operations to help more than 5000000 people in te gray region who are in need of urgent assistance. we also shocked by this announcement and also of course expect that decision true true to be changed or be reviewed, modified in some way. it is critically important that that you want to check in operation continuous. and it does, we have
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a very high number of people in very urgent need in grey, in fact, 5200000 people out there. i know you need assistance philippine boxing star many backyard has officially registered as a candidate for next year's presidential election. the 42 year old was nominated when the affection of the governing party. he earlier announced his retirement form books into focus on his political career, a senator and to term congressman on the constitutional term limits. president rodrigo deterred a cannot seek re election but will contest the vice presidency instead. jamila logan is in manila and says spec, you know, has a lot of appeal among voters. he's been seen as the biggest absentee at the senate . you know, he spent a lot of his time travelling as he continued his boxing career up until last week,
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where he officially retired and said that he will focus on his political run for the presidency. now, as you see, money back, your story is a story that resonates to millions of filipinos. it's a rags to riches story, a poor boy from the southern philippines, making a young man making his way to the top box, boxing rings all over the world. but over the past few years, it's been quite obvious that filipinos and many filipinos are able to discern the difference between manufactured the politician and money puck out the boxer. this is why even those who fully support him actually say that the, that money per kale should admit that he does need more time, more training, more experience in the political arena before running for the presidency. but what is important to note here is that decisiveness of manufacture, that is because he actually really believes that god anointed him to become president just as he believes that it was the is the exit destiny to become a world renowned boxer. and at one point symbolically
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a president through the good that there to raise the hand of money bucko and said that he was to be the next president of the country. but that has changed very, very quickly over the past few months. the desire of money back out to actually run for the presidency, split the political part, the of the 2, and, and even money pocket breaking away from the administration and accusing president, rodrigo the 3rd is government of, you know, being involved in corruption. cutter is preparing to hold its 1st legislative elections on saturday, voters will choose 30 of the 45 members. sure. council. the body dates back to 972, but until no was fully appointed by cutters. amir jamal, as shall reports from dough drive around the country, capital doha, and you can't miss all the new buildings, roads, and infrastructure projects. but the gulf states fast paced development isn't limited to urban modernization. cutter is marking a major political milestone. it's 1st ever legislative elections. candidates vying
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for pace in the legislative body called the short council, have been campaigning for 2 weeks. election posters and banners are on display on almost every major road across the country. until now, the council has been mainly a consultative body, made up of 45 members appointed by the countries ruler. but that's all changing on saturday. quantities will elect 30 members to serve on the council, which will have the right to draft laws, approve or reject state budgets, question and even sack government ministers. another 50 members will be appointed by the amir, meaning 2 thirds of the short a council will be elected. going to be that the money not to nice every not useful hearted is one of those vying for a seat. the former country diplomat shows me around his home district of a walk and recalls the major transformation. it's gone through since its dependence on pearl diving more than half a century ago. he tells me the upcoming elections will be majorly significant in
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shaping cutters identity. usually an upper wind with thinks and only 80 it's, it's a unique system that is not be like the western democracy in this not like the dictatorship that a in some other areas, some other countries in the region. and we are trying to develop our own weight and deliver it to the people where as the participation can be in a wide and vigorous keel. shannon will cut out has long been regarded as one of the regions leaders when it comes to women, empowerment and the country is looking towards saturdays polls as another opportunity to further that lena duff are. is one of about 30 female candidates whose names will be on the ballot pay her and stands a strong chance of winning ultimate n o ma'am left. and i believe that nations can only rise to the efforts of their people. that's why i have decided to share the responsibility that cut those leadership has in legislations and in serving the people and addressing the issues
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that mattered to citizens. especially women because they are the backbone of society. the excitement isn't limited to those contesting 4 seats in the shorter council for countries over the age of 18. this will be the 1st time in their lives . they've been able to vote in a legislative election or a thought that in myra. i would vote for a female candidate. i'm extremely happy though we are participating in the info and in he started the process and because of its importance, women's participation is in federal and wishes to pull each other. and the challenge for the members of cut out his 1st ever elected. sure, our council will not simply be how to serve the people. but for many of these new legislators, it will be a how to navigate this major new adjustment to the countries system of governance. as part of continues its push to becoming a source of reform and modernization in the region. drama le 0. doha, the united states and mexico are working together to bring life back to the deserts
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waters being diverted, to restore wetlands and forests along the colorado river delta. i know arapahoe reports the colorado river delta in the baja california desert. for decades. waterless has been its defining characteristic until a groundbreaking agreement between the us and mexico was signed in 2012, allowing water to flow in parts back into the delta c. it is important them as a narrow esl not only got it's important to mention that this acord is unique in the world in which 2 countries the united states and mexico decide to transfer volumes of was her from one country to the other exclusively for the benefit of the environment, i meant that by our, in the results of what happened when water was returned to the region, speak for themselves. he went gabriella gonzalez, a scientist with the. so nora institute says since conservation efforts began, hundreds of acres of forest and wetlands have been restored. it's
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a long process. and that for the last 10 years, we have an registered at change from 5th, the bread species and the belt that in 10 years after we have more than $360.00 berth species along the river from the river, all the way to the estuary, where the rubber meets the sea, and here specifically like when i get on that we have registered more than a 162 bird species. there's also footage now suggesting wild cats including links is or thriving along with other endangered species like beavers, which had all but disappeared when water levels were critical. the viability of this renewed habitat, however, ultimately depends on a commitment from us and mexican partners to meet the demand for water. environmentalists admit that they're simply not enough water for the colorado river to flow freely all the way to the sea. but restoration projects like planting trees and maintaining wetlands like this one are delivering positive results for the
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regions ecosystems. the reason why the dell to dried up dates back to another agreement, signed in 1944 back then the u. s. in mexico established exactly how much water each country would receive from the river and for what purpose. not leaving a drop for the environment. mink and say, gabriella says that while it was public policy that led to the loss of a flowing river, it can also be public policy that brings it back to life in this place. like when i could enter this project, started as his dream and 20 years later it's happening. so i can imagine a flowing river. i can't imagine healthier ecosystems and i can't imagine the river meeting with the ocean once again from may to october of this year. more than 43000000000 cubic meters of water will flow into the colorado delta, ensuring at least for now, the continued health of this natural environment. manuel did up a low al jazeera,
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the colorado river delta. in the canary islands to fishers have opened 400 meters from the erupt. ting kimbry via have okay. no on la paloma lava has been flowing into the sea for the past 3 days, and as form to peninsula, bigger than 25 football pitches. jonah, how hast more from lap panama the eruption, very much, still ongoing and going to take a look at it up there. it is. the most extraordinary thing to be in the presence of not just the site and size of it, but also the sound of it. rumbling down the western slopes of this island, the air is hinged with a sort of chemical quality. there is volcanic ash raining down on our heads as we speak and up at the top there. roughly, i'm told to the left of your picture of the original vent, there was a collapse overnighted to new mouths. as you mentioned, there have opened up spewing lava, where the original vent is now mostly spewing ash,
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and it remains unclear at this moment whether that new lava flow will follow the course of the original lava flow or open up a new pathway to the sea, potentially taking in yet more homes, yet more property in its part, and overnight on the south side of the island, a brand new issue. as a reason around the town of when caliente was seismic activity detected there around 7 pm on thursday night an earthquake measuring 3.8 on the richter scale 10 kilometers, but the service of the not an enormous event in and of itself. but under these circumstances, certainly something that is of concern to vulcan, all of us who worried now that that could trigger a new mouth on the south side of the island. so communities here still very much living under the threat of this volcanic eruption and with a high degree of uncertainty about what quite what this volcano may have to offer up next. ah.

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