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by widespread outages, facebook says it's a where some people are having trouble accessing the platform, but hasn't said what's behind. are you an investigation? says all sides in libya's conflicts have committed violations that may include war crimes, the report details, accounts of murder, torture, enslavement and rate. it says migrants and detainees suffered the most and ethiopia as prime minister abbey made has been sworn in for a 2nd term, is facing some of the biggest challenges of his political career, including ethnic tensions and the months long conflict in the northern to grind, reach nasa dance government has warned it's about to run out of medicine, fuel and wheat because of the closure of its main port. people have blocked roads or on port. so don, to protest against what they say is a lack of political power and for economic conditions in the region. last saturday, they shut a pipeline that carries oil to the capital cartoon. algiers, mom at our door, is in port suda. there is very little activity going all not pulled so done
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that be just tribesmen who are protesting what they call marginalization by the government of. but he catered the gates to the polt with huge rocks and also have lined the gates to the polt. a with protest us will holding homes to ensure that nothing exists or nothing and passed the port. and there was a delegation from the government led by competent ministers. and the only thing of the days of negotiations that they were able to go back with was m. yes, add to the expedition of south sudanese oil from these port. please bolt is a mid july flag, not just full sudan, but also for neighboring cells. have done the 164000 bottles of oil, salsa, don, producers, every day are exported through these port m and m. right now, the government is complaining that there is a shortage of medicines and vital commodities. and it says,
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this cannot continue with kohl's. the actuals of the b j at tribesmen who have a cut of these auction out as criminal unsafe. they will not allow them to continue holding the government hostage. however, talking to some of the bigger protest as they told us, that they will stay put, they will not move on it until the government accepts to listen to their grievances . on top of that is what they say that they were not consulted when the government signed the dba peace accord with other armed groups in the country to the u. s. now where several major pharmacies are on trial for their role in the nation's opioid crisis. they're accused of misrepresenting the risks of long time or period use and failing to properly monitor suspicious orders of the trucks. john hendern has a story at one of chicago's black market drug, bizarre tie. can't escape opioids or your net bad. yeah,
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real bad. he's woken up in an ambulance more than once. he's joined a rehabilitation program, but he can't help coming back for more more rows real bad. real bad. so i leave you to leave your j. c without you again. he'd like to kick the habit with the draw of opioids is too strong. this block on chicago's west side is a fentanyl epicenter. last year, deaths by opioids went up 30 present in illinois and 83 percent of those were due to fentanyl. located mar, nell brown says the fault lies with drug makers who dramatically underplayed the powerful lou revoke oil. is supposed to be a controlled substance. does, would occur, does what it unfolded as a control. so the not there is auto control many start with legally bought,
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but highly addictive prescription painkillers like oxy code on and moved to st corner drugs when their prescriptions run out. the street corner pills they by are often laced with fentanyl, an opioid 50 to a 100 times more powerful than heroin. they don't know what they're getting before they would just get oxy code on. and now the oxy code on is compress is, is, is there crushing up of fitness and compressed in the on to the peels, all the different peel. so now the st dealers are our path and on these jokes to any and everybody, every day on chicago's west side, john write more, nell brown, and his brother, kevin brown patrol for addicts and often find someone overdosing when they do they administer. nor can kevin has done it so many times, the addicts have a name for him. look up and this guy, it's a bird supply. no, it just me. no,
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okay. and on this order, man, a, this was a brief. it was then from ornell brown, a recovered heroin addict, the culpability of opioid manufacturers is personal. he says he can't escape his own responsibility for past drug use. with that for many addiction is aided and abetted by the industry. i take this very personal, very person, because almost 7 prisoner of that war. i'm a cavity from that war. a war against addiction that plays out in this streets of every american city in cities around the globe. john henderson, l g 0, chicago. unless speak to dr. edwin chapman about this, he's a board certified addiction specialist and he's joining us live from zoom from washington dc. thank you very much for being with us dr. chapman. the appealing crisis has affected the us as a whole, of course, but i wanted to know what cities and communities have been particularly hard hit.
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and what's been the impact on trees in the us are being impacted as well of rule one, suburban areas. this problem existed in most urban areas of 506070 years ago, but it was not discussed over the past 20 years with the influx prescription medications and to the suburbs in rural areas. there's been an uptick there and, and that has brought on a more attention to the problem. so in the urban areas, it was predominantly treated as a criminal justice system problem. now it's being treated as a medical problem because it's now in your rules burger larry. and i understand the african american community in particular has been affected. is this the case
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rest? that's true. so with the african american population, it was always treated as a, a criminal justice or moral failing. now that it's reached a so called suburban rule areas. and affecting more caucasians is now being treated as medical from right now to counties in the state of ohio. and going to be arguing in court that 4 major pharmacy chains are responsible for the wider opiate crisis. our previous cases have targeted drug distributors and manufacturer, manufacturer as a tried in cleveland is a 1st to specifically target pharmacies. are the pharmacies, as you know, say, federal regulators are to blame. what is your view of this? i mean, who do you think carries the most responsibility? and do you see the style changing anything? well, carry responsibility, the distributors, other pharmacies. these are controlled so called controlled substances. and there
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are a designated reports that are supposed to have been made up to the da and regards to ah, how these medications were being distributed and flooding certain markets. so the information has been there, it just was not reported by even the pharmacies or the distributor dotted japanese, talked about how this is we in the us, what was treated as a criminal offense. what do you think the response to the crisis should be? how do you combat? i did this epidemic in europe, for example, they tend to have the medication approach. do you think that would work in the u. s . and yes, and that's where the problem is. so 20 years ago, branch of portugal, for example, i had a very similar problems to the us and they immediately started using medication the system treatment at that time. method on, ah,
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and or you can orphan which are both old and one is an agnes. the other, the partial agonist that attaches to the so called new receptors are the recept, your sites in the no central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract. so they use this medication approach to curve of the withdrawal symptoms. and it were, they had a dramatic decrease. and overdose, as they had a romantic decrease in infectious diseases of both jaded with drug use like aids and hepatitis c. and they also had a dramatic decrease. in fact, in the us we did just the office. thank you so much dr. chapman for talking to us about best edward chapman joining a fair from washington dc. edwin chapman. thank you. bye. globally,
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the action needed is a gathering for their for us in 1st meeting since the side of the corona virus pandemic, international air transport association gathering, had been suspended due to coffee restrictions. delegates are expected to focus on how to make up for the economic losses. the industry suffered during the pandemic. let's bring in gabriel. is on doe, who is live from boston where that meeting is being housed? so how's the industry feeling about recovery prospect skate? well, they're feeling that things are getting better, but it's slow. i mean, just to give you an idea about to how much the industry has lost, i ada announced new numbers this morning here in boston, saying that in 2021 this year, the global aviation industry is expected to lose about $51000000000.00 that is a lot of money, but it's better than last year, which was the worst year on record where they lost a $137000000000.00. so things are getting better slowly, but the losses continue to mount up. they forecast ahead to next year 2022. they
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still expect to forecasting out that there could be as much as $11000000000.00 in losses in the air transport industry as well. so listen, the domestic air travel is picked up in north america and in parts of europe. but there is still much of the world that they are concerned about that the just the, the amount of travel has not picked up enough to bolster the industry to stem these losses. it's still, they say, going to be several years really until they're able to reverse these multi $1000000000.00 losses. but overall, many of the people here, the c, e o, 's and other officials from the various airlines throughout the world that are here . say that things they do sort of see a light at the end of the tunnel after what has been a very hard to years. but there's also the show of emissions. gay b industry is of course, one of the biggest contributors to emissions. what are they going to do about
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here they've announced that they heard that the airline industry hopes to get a carbon neutral by 2050. and that's the aspirational goal, if you will. but it's going to be hard and we saw how it is gonna be hard because already chinese carriers are saying they don't necessarily want to abide by that. and so many analysts i spoke to say that unless there's any sort of enforcement by individual governments where the airlines are based out of it's gonna be hard to reach that goal nevertheless. so the airlines do now see this very much as a crisis. one that they're contributing to because of the emissions that lead to climate change. if the airline industry, the global airline industry was a country, it would be the world's 6th largest emitter of a greenhouse gas,
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is essentially of carbons. and so that's why the industry really feels like now they have to take some experimental steps to try to bring that down. they're talking about biofuels, but that's still several years out before they can really start rolling that out. major us carrier united airlines announced a purchase of $100.00 electronic planes, electric plains that don't run on airline fuel aviation fuel at all. the problem with that is these planes only hold about 9000 people. they only have a range about 400 kilometers. and they won't even be rolled out until 2026. so there's a lot of different ideas out there. but until the industry as a whole, can get moving in one direction. and there's some sort of accountability, it's going to be a long road to bring down those emissions kimberly's until in boston. thank you. investigate is in the u. s. set of california trying to find out why 126000 gallons of oil leaks from a rake for kilometers from shore. sh. who is working around the count to contain
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the slacken at pacific? an keen up vault of tar on the coast. the mare of one coastal community has called it an environmental catastrophe. that spring in rob rentals who joins us now live from huntington beach affected by this oil spell. tell us about the situation where you are rob, what's been named back to this point. will indeed fully it does appear that there is an environmental catastrophe unfolding where i'm standing and 4 kilometers all along the coast of southern california. the oil spill is, as you mentioned, a 130000 gallons of fruit. that's nearly half a 1000000 leaders. if you convert it and the pipeline itself has been shut down now, but the damage has been done. we're standing at the edge of a law, went land environment. you could probably see behind me the yellow plastic louise
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or our booms that have been set up. they're trying to keep the oil from further damaging this wet land from killing a birds and other marine, a wild life that rely on this wet land for breeding and death, and the, and feeding at the all local agencies as well as the coast guard and other federal agencies are working, as you said, around the clock. we can see some of them are wearing their hazmat uniforms and outfits around here and, and doing what they can also on the beach itself. there are, you know, clots of gooey oil and tar, which will have to be cleaned up. now, the timeline of all this fully is very interesting because residents began hoarding the strong smell of oil. a kind of decently types of smells on friday, but on it wasn't until saturday that the coast guard deployed its resources and
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vessels had discovered the source of the league, the extent of the damage and began its operations. and the company that re the operates and owns the pipeline of the, which is called an allied a, excuse me. it's called the amplify energy, a texas based company that a company only admitted that it was it's pipeline on saturday night. no, cause for the exact or oh the exactly what happened a has been right identified, but you know, all of this infrastructure dates back at least to the 1980s. right. and so this is not new and environmental 7 warning for years now of the potential that, that this age inc. pipelines and other facilities and infrastructure, lack of maintenance. this could all cause what we're seeing here today. so the impact rob on wind bash. well
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the while life rescue organizations say they've, they've the they've taken in a handful of birds that were covered with oil. one of those a pelican had to be actually had to be euthanized because he was in such bad shape . they do not know at this point how many birds might be dead as a result of being covered and oil. when oil hits birds covers birds, they essentially sort of suffocate. and if their feathers are made useless for the purpose of being a buoyant or, or, or warming, the these creatures residents have also reported dead fish washing up and dolphins acting in a parent distress. and then there's, of course, the micro organisms that are the, the foundation of all that while life in a marsh like this, that those tiny creatures are very susceptible to the poisonous effects of
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hydrocarbons. i mentioned in the a beaches they're so popular with surfers here that this is been known as surf city usa for decades now. and there are clots of tar on the beaches. it was probably going to take months at least, perhaps many months, for the beaches to be cleaned and reopened for the use of the public. bob, thank you very much for that. rob bounce reporting there from huntington beach in california. the vatican has hosted an event to call for more action from world leaders, the head of a major climate conference. both frances and dozens of religious leaders made a joint appeal to government to commit to ambitious targets at next month's un climate summits. and a group of greenpeace activists have blocked the entrance to showers refinery at rotterdam port. the demonstration is part of a wider initiative by climate groups to put pressure on the
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e. u to been fossil fuel advertising and sponsorship. green p says 17 activists were arrested siena head on al jazeera tennis chiefs open an investigation into the world. number 4 warm that in sports next with jemma. ah ah
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ah ah ah ah ah. forces gemma thank you, folly olympic tennis champion. alexander virus says he welcomes an investigation that by the sports governing body into allegations of domestic violence made
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against him. the alleged incident happened at the shanghai masters in 2019 last october, a former girlfriend of spare, as a claim that she was physically and emotionally abused by the german and days before this year's us open august. a 2nd interview was published by she made further claims. in a statement, as vera said, i have always been in full support of the creation of an atp domestic violence policy. i welcome the investigation into the matter. and i've been asking the a c p to initiate an independent investigation of 4 months. i categorically and unequivocally deny any of these allegations. former women's number one, never soccer has dropped out of the top 10 in the world rankings. but the 1st time since winning the u. s. i, in, in 2018. the japanese player is down to 12, a soccer he's $23.00, decided to take a break from tennis last month. earlier in the year, she withdrew from the french open and wimbledon. focused on her mental health
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organizers of next year's winter olympics in beijing say they faced great pressure because of the corona vars. pandemic. china is ramping up preparations with a series of test events, but involves more than 2000 participants across 8 venues or non chinese athletes. competing in those events must be vaccinated against k, v 19, and the restrict measures in place for those taking part w. hi, nina. as well, those 3 competitors within the bubble will only be able to go to their competition venues and their official training sessions. all other movements are forbidden would check their health status every day. they'll need a coping 19 test every day. also within the bubble, they can only take specially arrange transport in faith as controversial plans to hold the men's and women's wild cups every 2 years. instead of 4 has been met with more opposition, europe talk women's legs and european governing body wafer. say it would have a profoundly detrimental, detrimental impact on the women's game. the organizations also expressed concerns
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about the tournament adding to an already congested international calendar result and players being over works. i also criticized fif is a consultation process. organizers of this month's a cricket, c 20 world cup, se stadiums in the united arab emirates will operate at 70 percent capacity. the country is currently hosting the indian premier league with vans but at a reduced capacity because of k with 19 restrictions. both the i p l on the wild card when moved from india because of an increase in infections there. meanwhile, the situation is still to be fully assessed in co host. a mom following a tropical cycling streets in the capital muskets were left under water. the out on the route stadium that is set to host the preliminary rounds of the tournaments. english cricket officials will announce this week if the shadow of ashes series in australia will go ahead. the tour is in doubt because of coven 19 restrictions in the country. the sep says that continuing to talk to cricket australia about the issues that they're putting health and well being at the forefront. the 1st test is
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due to begin on december 8th in brisbin. another game, another record of a 7 times super bowl. when a tom brady, who's paid tribute, all his teammates throughout the is you helped make it happen. the tampa bay buccaneers caught back thank them for catching his passes as he became the nfl all time leader in korea. passing yards over to the previous mark held by driebe, raised as he helped his side to a 1917. when against his former team of the new england, patriots where he spent 20 seasons, it was the 1st time brady had faced them since leaving they. what did he think about the reception he got from the patriots fans? and the surprise, i just, i try not to predict what was going to happen in hard feel and had a few emotional moments as we just thinking about all the people that have really meant so much to me, to my life from the report of this community and i'm just very grateful for you know, amazing time here, major league baseball team,
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the cleveland indians have played the final game with the current name from next season that we known as the cleveland guardians, names being changed because of its racist and offensive connotations. in 2019 cleveland did away with their cartoon indian mascot. and in the last outing, as the indians, they won 6 nothing against the texas ranges. and the boston red sox will face off against old rivals the new york yankees. in tuesdays wild card game, they got that by beating the washington nationals, 75. the when a red sox and yankees will play tampa bay in the division series. that is all you'll support from me for now. i'll be back with more later. jemma. thank you very much for that's now to american scientists have been awarded this years nobel prize for medicine. david julius sin, our dame pat protean, were singled out for their discoveries in receptors for temperature and touch. the nobel committee secretary general call the discoveries crucial to us arrival. paul reese has more from stockholm there was expectation that the price would be
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even more timely, great expectation that it would be awarded to those who develop the m r n. a vaccines used in the fight against coven 19. in fact, we had a protest here. it's a nobel form by a group protesting against by on tech, not sharing its formula with the vaccine produces in developing countries. but that had been happy because the prize did gars he said to david julius and autumn, potter putin are considered to have made a very, very crucial breakthrough in an area that's key to our survival at touch and temperature. being able to sense, hate, cold, and mechanical stimuli as they put it. now, how was this done well with millions of fragments of dna, many hours, many years in the laboratory. but perhaps most noteworthy with red hot chili peppers. i invite to compound in chiles. cold caps ice in,
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that's enabled them to identify the genes that respond to hate and then using mental to identify the genes responsive, responsible, responding to cold, and then simply prodding cells to get electrical impulses to see how they respond to touch. and now it already been known that cells responded to the stimuli where the breakthrough is here is how those a how touch hate cold is transmitted further on to the brain. and it's been found that specific molecules, proteins a present for each of those different sensations along the, the heat and cold spectrum and touch. and it's this that could make it possible to create better drugs to treat her syndromes, the sim, drones, and, and diseases that cause chronic pain. always reporting there from stockholm in sweden, much more on all stories on our website at al jazeera dot com,
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