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as the u. k, tries to move on from the pandemic. forrest john symbols set out plans to pay for the damage done to the economy club with post bricks, if woes and opposition to plan benefit cuts. candler government offer reassurances of better times ahead lie coverage of the conservative quality conference on al jazeera. ah the united states surpassed the 700000 deaths from cove at 19. as nearly 70000000 americans remain unvaccinated, despite the easy availability of jazz. ah, and come out santa maria, nearon doha. this is the world news from al jazeera doesn't matter whether it's in
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6 minutes a day or 6, we would really get it done. you as president meets fellow democrats, as the party remains divided over to massive spending. bills, also spiraling humanitarian crisis. now, complicated by a diplomatic one, is the un tells ethiopia, it has no legal right to expel 7 of its officials. and the former children, president mc hal, soccer really is detained just hours after his return from an 8 year exxon. ah, so we're gonna start with corona, virus news. and in just the past few hours, the united states has gone past 700000 deaths from cove at 19. that number made official by the johns hopkins university covered track a. we're looking at just numbers for the us here in a total of 43000000 cases, we focused thou on the white's number 700258 debts in total look below it though as
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well. that number just in excess of 51000 is how many debts we've seen just in the past 28 days or loans, or 50000 people did in just the past month, essentially. and in another development in the us, the state of california is become the 1st to make it compulsory for school children to be vaccinated against covered 19 governor gavin newsome says the move could go into effect as early as january. the mandate is pending approval from the us food and drug administration, the f d i. that would be for 12 to 15 year olds day after already fully approved vaccines for students over the age of 16 in august. now when you look at california official covert data, which we've got here on their website, you start to see why such a mandate is being put in place or bring you down to this graph here showing number of cases. the red line is the number of cases of people who are unvaccinated. the blue line is those who are vaccinated that split, which you see there is essentially saying that you are 8 point one times more
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likely to get cov, if you are unvaccinated, just having a quick look as well here, they're dashboard, their number of cases and deaths a still averaging 6300 death cases, i should say every day with an average of just over a 100 deaths as well. so we've got the data. let's discuss it with dr. oscar elaine, who is in napa, jamie ologist in a national public health official with us from washington, d. c. i always nice to talk to you, dr. let's not with the 700000. first of all, i mean it's another one of those milestones that you never want to get to. can you break it down a bit further for us and tell us where the deaths are coming these days? obviously it's, it's high amongst the unvaccinated people. is there a geographic trend as well? thank you so much for having me on board today. yes, that's 700000 continues to be a significant concern. as we're asking about the rates of data where we're seeing
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that in the u. s. they're primarily all across the country, but we're seeing significant pockets, of course, in the se, in the, in the midwest. and definitely in parts of, as we say, southern areas of our, of our country. which justly points to the fact that this of sustain activity, and especially the way it's in it's impact and the unvaccinated is, is such a concern, especially as we talk about the fact that deaf rates or discounts that we see are lagging indicators. so by the time individuals are dying, we've already gone through a significant progression disease, which will continue to perpetuate in our, in our society of forge and has not showed up the vaccine is there. i mean, it's readily available. joe biden has kept saying, you know, go to the website, text number, whatever it is, you can find it, it's there out there, right? yeah, i mean the, the, the sad part of all this,
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when we think about data and more specifically around the access, there are certain countries in the world where people still don't have access to vaccines. the vaccines are readily available, especially in attendance to individuals who may not necessarily be able to build themselves of it. and even so, we've seen in this country alone, only about $64.00, roughly 65 percent that have gotten one dose at least one dose. but when you look at the vaccinated, that, that percentage is roughly about 55 percent. so less than half or a little bit more than half, sorry, our population are fully vaccinated. in the midst of the global pandemic, it's totally mystified. so then you get the case and i mentioned it here earlier than california will now make it mandatory for children to be vaccinated for going back to school. that shouldn't really be a big deal. should it? because there are any number of other vaccines which children already have to have
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if they want to go to school. shouldn't we be viewing cove? it is another one of those we should in a rational our perspective. but as you see this particular pandemic and even going far back in, in history, and i'm just going to stick on american history for a minute. there was reference, of course, in 1777, george washing required his soldiers get it, not clear for small box, but then as we saw from 17 hundreds to 18, hundreds were small parks was particularly rapid. there were still people fighting, being annihilated against smallpox. some concerns were, well, it's been, you know, money is being made on the vaccine providers or, you know, we don't know, we don't trust in all these particular elements. so in every walk of life exceeds that, there's been some degree of pushback. but to the extent that this push back as we're seeing today, has been, has such a due terrorist impact on how we are able to get out of the slump of try to combat
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in suppress this. this is really global pandemic is of great concern. can you just remind me what the situation is with approval for children getting vaccines in the united states who is approved at what age? and is that only certain trans certain types of vaccine which have been approved. yes, so you still have the approval that's allowed for 12 years and older for one of the particular vaccines that are on the market and they're still data being evaluated. so with the u. s, you have the approval and part of the approval also requires there to be a secondary or should say a, another group that really meets under c c as an advisory group or to really provide those kinds of recommendations. so it seems that the date is still out. our lease date is in a request to rent, but haven't gotten through full approval for all of the vaccine candidates out
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there. and then on top of that, we're hearing of new new potential data that says that there's some medication that one can take which can help minimize the risk of exposure. i risk of hospitalisation. but as it pertains to the vaccination in the childhood population is still not available for the less than 12. but we are really hoping that we can turn the table and turn the tide, i should say, and really get more of our population who are significant risk, which is another reason why if you have such a vulnerable population, especially in the child, the child range to be analyzed or pre adolescent. it's imperative that those around develop that cocoon of, of, of i would say protection by being vaccinated. the logic once again, it's really difficult to really overcome why there's such a hesitancy. unable resistance against vaccination at this present moment. for get
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your shop simple as that isn't a doctoral skyline. always a pleasure talking to you. thank you for your time. thank you. me mother you as pharmaceutical company. merc says trials show it's experimental. coven. 19 treatment is reducing hospitalizations or can reduce hospitalizations and death by half. the data hasn't yet been published or peer reviewed, but smoke is seeking emergency use authorization in the us if approved, it would be the 1st pill treatment for cove at 90. on to the news in the white house, as the u. s. president and members of his democratic party have made progress as they try to rescue jo biden's economic agenda and remove foreign american president biden met, members of his own party on capital hill divisions among democrats. threatened his ambitious plans with progressives, vowing to block a one trillion dollar infrastructure bill. on this, there was larger social spending and a greater focus on climate change. until you were gonna get
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this matter with matter whether it's a 6 minute day or 6, we would really get it done. rosalyn jordan is following developments for us from washington. it comes down to whether members of congress in the president's party can agree on terms on both the social spending slash environmental bill, as well as on the infrastructure spending bill if they can work out their differences on one, the actual price tag for the 1st bill because there are some in the senate who say that bill's just simply too expensive at $3.00 trillion dollars as well as work out the idea that there's going to be a guarantee that that bill is going to be passed if more liberal members of the house of representatives actually decide to vote for the infrastructure bill,
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so there's a lot of horse trading that goes on here. they're supposedly going to be at least one more vote on friday evening in the house of representatives. but we don't know what time that votes going to happen, and exactly what they're going to be voting on. they have usually isn't just, all right, we're going to vote on a bill and let's go. there are a lot of procedural steps that have to be voted on before you can actually vote on a measure. and given that there is an, as of right now and announced a decision on what to do with the social spending flash environmental bill, it's not clear whether or not they're going to get that worked on this weekend. but as we heard from president joe biden, he's not apparently all that worried if he says, i can wait 6 weeks. it does just make it work. let's make it work the right way in order to get most of his goal. because after all, this is a negotiation. united nations has told ethiopians, prime minister, it doesn't accept the country's decision to expel 7 of its senior personnel. if you
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appear, says the officials are being removed for meddling in the internal affairs of the country. that announcement came out of the u. n. 's aid chief said a de facto blockade. our name to the region was causing severe malnutrition among children. the humans as it could affect humanitarian operations. that helped more than 5000000 people in the war torn region of take, i aren't from addict, editor james base has more from the you in a new york for now. the u. n. is not withdrawing the 7 high level members of its staff that the government of ethiopia say should be expelled from the country. the you and 2nd, general antonio terrace picked up the phone to the theo, p and prime minister abbe armoured of the you and says that it doesn't accept the principle that these staff are now persona non grata. and it is the long standing legal position of the organization not to accept the application of the doctrine of persona non grata with respect to united nations officials. this is a doctrine of the applies to diplomatic agents accredited by one state to another
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state. the application of this doctrine denied nations officials is contrary to obligations under the charter of the united nations. however, the ethiopian foreign ministry is double down issuing a new statement, giving more details of what it says is the meddling by the 7th staff in internal affairs. it also says that a discussion of the issue by the un security council would be a blatant violation of its national sovereignty. but that discussion has taken place a closed session of the security council coming as it is now october under the presidency of kenya. a neighbor of ethiopia that has close relations with the country. i asked kenya's ambassador whether by its actions, ethiopia, now risk becoming a parent state, the canyon government. and our delegation certainly is, is not considering a questions about perio state or what the response of the european government is.
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we are considering all the statements, including some of the communications or from the foreign ministry by twitter. and we're con to noon, to actively be informed and trying to be responsive to the situation as evolves. but we have every hope that it will got in a positive direction. so what is the next step? i am told ireland is currently circulating the draft of a statement to all the security council members. all of them though, must agree before it is issued. a check on the world whether is next and then another volcanic fisher opens in the canary islands, sending lava flowing into new areas on la palmer and the u. k. government insists of fuel crisis is easing, but one in for petrol stations still try. ah, it's another beautiful sunny day, the 35000 feet,
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the weather sponsored by cattle airways, voted world's best air line of 2021. hi there, welcome to your world. whether updates for asia will start in india. there are some problems spot south for the north be hard states, also the se, tamela do both of these states. we could see why the 200 millimeters of rain within the next 24 to 48 hours. so flooding a big concern. we've got sas, iconic storm gulard around the gulf of all mine. it skirt it through that south of pakistan. dropping about a 100 millimeters of rain in karachi. here it is targeting southern iran on saturday. and by sunday it will veer toward the west and it's got oman and mos got in. it's cross harris. now for indo china, it's been particularly soggy. over the last little bit. we've had to back to back tropical storms at some spots picked up about a meter of rain. and this is the scene in thailand, widespread flooding and you know, on saturday still these pulses of heavy rain, the darker the color, the more intense the rain is falling. it is dry for eastern sections of china. so
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shanghai rate down to hong kong with the high of 32 degrees cipher mentally has pulled away from japan out toward the pacific, but it's less some tropical air in behind. so tokyo may get to 30 degrees on saturday. that's well above average should be about 22. you'll keep that temperature steady in the days to come. that's it for now until next time. take care. the weather sponsored by cut, all airways voted world best air line of 2021. discarded clothes from rich nations are funneled to charities and sold to impoverished nations. on an unprecedented scale, a massive industry sift through the unwanted garments to resolve to some of the wolves poorest inhabitants. but much of what arrives is unfit for purpose and is fueling environmental catastrophe. people in power troubles to garner to uncover the dirty secret behind the wolf fashion. a decay dead. white man's clothes on edge is eda ah
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aah! on al jazeera, these are the top stories they saw with a number of people have died from coven 19 in the united states is now past 700000 nearly 70000000 people. that is one 5th of the population of still not been vaccinated. even though the jobs off widely available, the white house as the u. s. president and members of his democratic party have made progress as they tried to rescue job biden's economic agenda. diminished divisions among democrats threatened his ambitious plans with progressive vowing to block i trillion dollar infrastructure. and the united nations has told ethiopian prime minister, it does not accept the country's decision to expel 7 of its senior personnel.
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ethiopia says the officials of being told to leave because they meddled in the internal affairs of the country. residence residence of a small columbian town, say an influx of mostly haitian migrants is pushing them out of housing. the migrants are trying to catch boat, so on their way north to the united states, but far fewer people every day. you can leave that actually arrive full so that a deadline arriving for the u. s. to confirm the number of refugees it will accept over the next 12 months, president 5 and wants to increase the resettlement ceiling 282-5000 alexander rump yeti with more now from nick oakley in columbia. the last bus. just last while we were here, because a number of asian migrants that have been in this town 4 weeks now have decided to return to the city of may they in and from there to the countries where they've been living in the past few years after they had left the haiti, most of the haitians who arrived here in echo korean are trying to move or we're
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trying in the case of those who left to move north towards mexico and the united states were living in either chilly or brazil following the economic crisis. where to cope with 19 restrictions, they now they sided or they simply couldn't make a living any more. and, and we're trying to make that a nor to the issue is that they ended up in a bottleneck here because panama is just allowing 500 of them to leave this sound and to plan them on a daily basis. and after being here for weeks, some even more than that, more than a month, they ran out of money and they got the relatives or friends to send him some money and decided to go back. a few 100 are doing that now, every day this just started this week because there are more than 22000 migrants. and this found now colonial authorities are trying to persuade them to go back
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because of the dangers that they a face once they leave. and i could clear 1st, they have to cross that ariane jungle for 5 days. that's a notoriously dangerous trek. then they asked to go to another 6 countries to reach the united states where they are now at risk of being at the port that a lawyer known for his decades long battle against the u. s. oil. john chevron has been jailed for criminal contempt. steven danziger was sentenced to 6 months in prison by new court in a case stemming from his fight on behalf of ecuadorian villages. to prove that chevron polluted the amazon rainforest back in the 19 ninety's, kristen salumi reports from the yoke. stephen danziger arrived in court to a hero's welcome but the environmentalists indigenous groups who gathered to listen to the judge were deeply disappointed by his sentence 6 months in jail on
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charges of contempt of court. the only thing that would have changed today's outcome is the one thing that was never going to happen. which was for steven on sugar to stand up and say, i'm sorry. i'm sorry, i chunk on chevron. it was back in 2013 that danziger won a $9500000000.00, settlement against the oil giant chevron in ecuador. soon after winning it, chevron took him to court in the united states on charges of bribery and witness tampering federal prosecutors declined to take the case, but judge louis kaplan appointed private attorneys, attorneys, who once worked for chevron to prosecute it. and in a trial without a jury found him guilty, the contempt charge of stem from his refusal to comply with court orders. and the appeal of that case, gentler at prescott, pushed back against claims that danziger was being over. punish saying he had spent
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7 years thumbing, his nose at the justice system. and even if chevron were the bad guys, that didn't make danziger a good guy. but danziger now forbidden from practicing law, has already spent 2 years essentially confined here in his manhattan apartment, monitored by an electronic ankle bracelet. the reason i'm locked up is because we were successful. okay. i, along with other lawyers helped indigenous peoples in ecuador when a historic 9500000000 dollar pollution judge. when a good sharon, for the deliberate dumping of billions or girls of cancer causing waste into the amazon. that's an historical fact that case has been affirmed on appeal by 28 appellate judges, including the highest quarterback woodward, canada for enforcement purposes. you know, so why am i the one who being locked up? are you and human rights committee on arbitrary detention has called for his immediate release, saying the judges in his case lacked objectivity and impartiality. chevron has even
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stated that they spent over a $1000000000.00 in prosecuting danziger and defending chevron. and obviously this is a message to any human rights lawyer go up against the big corporation and we will take you down, destroy you dancing, or plants, you appeal the sentence. as for chevron, the company has yet to pay a penny in damages. kristin salumi al jazeera new york, the former president of georgia macau soccer field has been detained just hours after arriving back in the country for the 1st time in years. earlier, he'd posted a facebook video saying he wanted to support the opposition in south at his election despite the risk of being arrested. it was 2013 month august really left georgia when his 2nd term as president ended years later, he was sentenced in absentia to 6 years in prison. foreign abuse of power, which he said was politically motivated from farsi walker has moved from sibley c.
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i understand that he was actually detained here in sibley. see, having somehow escaped or the authorities since posting that video early this morning from by to me, which is on the coastal, which is on the coast. he on, on the black sea, he made it to the police, and he then said that he said he faced likely arrest. we then had a statement from the prime minister saying that that arrest operation had been carried out. and we've now seen a smiling recall sacristy being taken into prison. we understand that prison is and we're savvy to town. not far from that from tbilisi itself. i really that just caps and an extraordinary dane. georgian politics because mickle sec s. v a has made disappearance on the eve of municipal and merrill elections, which the opposition consider is really important because they hope that georgia public will come out to more and vote decisively against the georgia dream
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government. so make off the secretary has picked this moment. now finally, after all these years to return and shake up the georgian political, sci police and protest as of clashed and grace during a demonstration called by teachers. the right place used to tear gas and water cannon to trying to disperse the crowns in athens. one of 2 rallies organized by a teacher's union against a new law. with the teachers and schools undergo regular foreman surveillance on thursday, a court blocked teachers from going on strike to oppose the new law. military tank drivers will help deliver fuel to petrol stations in the u. k. from monday, at least 2000 british filling stations still have no issue even though the government says the week long panic buying process is easing. a critical shortage of truck drivers has begun all these concerns with the u. k. government trying to entice foreign drivers with special vases and pay increases,
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but as new banker reports at deals not tempting enough a truck, his life is tough, says polish driver piazza rustic. he's criss crossed the continent for 6 years. polish hall years are the driving force of european supply chains, working long, lonely hours away from their families. mom, voice guided negative give to to so i have uncles have chosen for 25 years. a big brother has been driving for more than 15 years. and now my youngest sister has got a driving license and drives in the netherlands, and she is already had enough aware. the critical shortage of drivers many from eastern europe, has left the continent in crisis with the u. k. hardest hit coven 19. put a stop to new driver training and post bricks. it immigration rules designed to put british workers 1st of bank fired. british government plans to issue temporary 3 month visas for $5000.00 foreign truckers have been scoffed up by european drivers
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. i'm willing to help you came out of a crisis, seemingly of its own making for his bo nancy ever. and i think is this is not an attractive proposition for our drivers beyond the issue of hey, the job needs to be stable and secure. if a driver has an employment contract in poland with a permanent employer, why would they quit everything and guide dk for 2 or 3 months just to help the british sought out their christmas? and this is the ongoing consequence of a shortage of around a $100000.00 drivers. some pedro pumps have simply run dry elsewhere. there are long queues of irate drivers. and there are now concerns about a central supplies reaching pharmacies in a week in which scuffles are broken out of some petrol stations. the government insist the situation is improving, but it's not just laurie drivers that are in short supply. another crisis looms caused by a shortage of butchers. many from eastern europe. the farming industries warned the
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hundreds of thousands of pigs may have to be cold within weeks, unless the government issues visas to allow more butch's into the country. this is an interconnected crisis where the worst effects of brake system cove it have collided. spreading chaos in everything from food to fuel. li fokker, al jazeera london. i'd certainly saturday morning on the spanish island of la palmer. and that's what's happening right now. residents pricing themselves for further eruptions from the cambrai, they ha volcano. these are options, of course, began 13 days ago and showed no sign of stopping john hall reports from the palm displaying both the majesty and the menace of nature. the volcanic eruption on the island of la palmer is expanding to new vents of opened up adding to the river as larva flowing to the sea. hundreds of homes have been lost.
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thousands more remained vacant, evacuated europe, falcon ologist warned that an evolving eruption could yet put others at risk, or anything will happen, but it's in the bottom of the type of the activity that we have with godaddy islands. i mean the question is, how much sir? material will, will come out, this is something that, that we don't know, and i now constant data monitoring helps experts understand what is happening. many kilometers beneath the earth surface. seismic tremors a few times an hour on the south side of the island, add another dimension, but no one can predict what will happen next to him, but then send me a little room, but it is importance and certainty. fear in secret here said that it will affect health. we don't know what is going to happen. mm. the expectation is that lava from the to new vents will follow the original flow down along those western slopes
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. that would spare many homes potentially at risk. but it's entirely possible that uneven terrain here could force a deviation with yet more destructive consequences. and in the power of this volcano, rising from unfathomable depths, there is a glimpse at the origins of the earth itself. satellite images show a new peninsula of oak mc rock, the island expanding to the west. this is how it was created in the 1st place, a consequence of molten lava beating the atlantic ocean. joan a whole al jazeera la palmer ah. at half past the are, these are the top stories. the number of people have died from coven 19 in the united states is now past 700000, nearly 70000000 people, which is a 5th of the population of still not been vaccinated. even though the shots are
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widely available, new mar, california is beyond the 1st u. s. date to make it compulsory for school children to be vaccinated against coven . 19 governor gavin newsome says the.

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