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of canister is portrayed through the prism of war. but there were many of canister thanks to the brave individuals who risk their lives to protect it from destruction . an extraordinary film, archives spawning for decades, reviews the forgotten truths of the countries modern history. the forbidden real part for the ear of darkness on the just 0. ah, facebook grills from a global outage that's hit millions of uses across its platforms, including instagram and whatsapp. that's not the only crisis facing the company. an employee turned a whistleblower is accusing it of prioritizing profit. i've a clamping down on hight speech and misinformation. facebook has realized that if they change the algorithm to be safer,
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people will spend less time on site. they'll click on less ads. they'll make less money. ah, hello, i'm emily. ang, when this is al jazeera alive from dough ha, also coming up. if you pay as prime minister is sworn in for a 2nd term, is people starved to death in tea cry and the war spreads to other parts of the country. and several us pharmacy chains go on trial, accused of fueling the nations or period epidemic. ah, social media platforms owned by facebook are starting to get back to normal off to having been knocked offline for several hours. millions of people around the world could not access facebook. instagram and the messaging service whatsapp. the groups chief technical officer explained on why platform twitter that networking issues
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were to blame for one of the longest outages. he did not explain the nature of the issues, but security experts speculate the outage could have been triggered by a mistake on its server computers. all this comes is facebook faces. another crisis after a former employee laid to documents that accused the firm of prioritizing profit over the safety of its uses. francis hogan is scheduled to testify in the u. s. senate on tuesday. when we live in an information environment that is full of angry, hot, hateful polarizing content, it or rhodes are civic trust, erodes our faith in each other, erodes our ability to want to care for each other. the version of facebook that exist today is tearing our societies apart and causing ethnic violence around the world. in just a few minutes ago, facebook's chief technology officer tweeted that facebook services are coming back online now and may take some time to get to 100 percent. and he apologized for the
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outage. for more on this story, less bringing a rosalind jordan live for us in washington day say, hello there, rosalind, we've just heard they've come back on line. what more do we know about this outage? well, we don't know much more about this other than what the chief dunk technology officer said in the last couple of hours, which is that there was some sort of problem with network connections and that engineers working for facebook were trying to fix those network connections. now as you said, it is a very slow coming back online. i still don't have a messenger or instagram, but other services that are owned by facebook, including its namesake platform, as well as the what's app of messaging service have come back online. when you consider that to more than 2000000000 people are accessing at least one of facebook's platforms, it's understandable why it's going to take
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a while for things to come back on. there had been speculation perhaps that child there were, this was a mass of hat, a hacker attack, or perhaps this was a, some sort of nefarious, a tank down of the social media giant. but to the message coming from menlo park, california, which is where facebook is based, is that this was basically a technical difficulties. and they're trying to get everyone reconnected. technical difficulties, indeed rosalyn and just still on the company facebook. i mean, it's just gone from bad to worse for them. it's been accused of wing profits before safety. want movie, tell us about these allegations that are being made by former employee. francis hogan is a someone who worked for facebook for a couple of years. she's a data scientist by training, and she said that she went there mainly to help the organization do a better job of protecting people from things such as bullying, hate speech,
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incitement, other social ills. instead, she said that the company on the one hand would say publicly that it was very concerned about protecting it. so you, it's customers and it's users. but that it really was much more focused on the bottom line, adding as many users as possible, making as much money as possible. one of the allegations which hogan has made is that the unit that was designed to keep an eye on hate speech and a miss information or dis, information or lies. pick a word, basically disbanded immediately after having 2020 a national election. and that made it really impossible for the company to basically stop all the communications leading up to the january 6th co attempt at the u. s. capital. and she said that after the after that happened,
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she knew that she needed to make it public what was happening. and that's why she said she took the very real risk of smuggling out documents indicating that facebook managers knew what was going on. and then leaving that information to the wall street journal that has led to the fact that she will now be talking about what she saw and experienced before the senate panel on tuesday here in washington . that will be fascinating. thank you very much. rosalind jordan live for us in washington appreciate time in a freight is the chief technology corresponding at axia. she joins us live now via skype from san francisco. hello, they, you know, what's your take on? why so many apps from these, the world's largest social media company went down at the one time well, these types of outages are rare. they do usually happen. some sort of update is made and it knocks out a whole bunch of servers. typically though, it doesn't take down all of facebook services or all of microsoft or all of google's and certainly not globally. so this was unusual. obviously the timing is
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particularly unique. i think it isn't necessarily. busy a sign of a conspiracy theory or a massive hack, but certainly it comes at a precarious time. and it's been interesting to watch both critics and supporters of facebook and facebook itself. say, see, this is how important we are. and the critic saying this is why no one company should be in charge of this much of the internet, and it sort of goes against the idea of the decentralized internet. whereas facebook is saying, you know, we're sorry, we're sorry. we took something so vital to so many people, so it creates an interesting backdrop ahead of tomorrow's hearing. and you know, that's what i was gonna ask you. i mean, how much does this highlight a broader issue of how vulnerable we are given an reliance on these platforms very much so, and i think people in the united states in particular didn't feel it in the same way as people globally where whatsapp is
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a key to communications and payment systems, you know, in the united states, a lot of us were making jokes on twitter about how we couldn't hear what our high school friends were up to. because that's how the services most used here. but again, globally, as you know, what sap is tremendously important for communication in a lot of parts of the globe. i mean, it does raise questions around, you know, how important it is for there to be redundancy, but also questions around, you know, should private companies be solely in control of infrastructure. so critical to communications in out what of the broader implications of an ad inside this emmy. we've spoken about the vulnerabilities, but you know, from an individual perspective, we rely on these platforms to conduct our daily lives. and then businesses also align them sort of to get clients or to get customers. what's your insights on, on the broader implications? sure. $11.00 thing to keep in mind just from a pure dollars. busy and cents, you know, losing, you know, the better part of a work day of business for facebook is obviously enormously costio. we were talking
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tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue. but as you point out, you know, for businesses that rely on facebook, so small businesses where facebook is their primary, a way of communicating that, you know, the losses are smaller in dollar terms, but perhaps more impactful. you know, facebook obviously losing tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, you know, they will make that back up quickly. but obviously smaller businesses can't afford this kind of outage. so it is a reminder to companies that rely on facebook or any one company really, even if facebook isn't the one company you rely on, you know, of amazon is you see just how dependent we are on these large tech companies before that is going to be fascinating, thank you for your insights in afraid they're the chief technology corresponded at axia. thank he thinks emily to the knees. now, am president joe biden has a keys senate republicans,
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if being reckless. he blamed them for refusing to work with democrats to raise the country's debt ceiling. the government needs to increase or suspend its borrowing ceiling by october 18th, to avoid defaulting on debt payments. the reason we have to raise a debt limit is importer because of the reckless tax and spending policies under the previous trump administration. in 4 years, they incurred that incurred nearly 8 trillion dollars and 4 years, 8 trillion dollars in additional dead and bills. we have to now pay off, not only republicans refusing to do their job, the threatening to use the power their power to prevent us from doing our job, saving the economy from a catastrophic event. i think quite frank, it's hypocritical, dangerous and disgraceful. hey theo, fires prime minister abbey armored has been sworn in for a 2nd term after he and his party secured
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a landslide victory in june's elections is described. the pole is easier appears 1st, attempted of free and fair vote. for the polls are overshadowed by the conflict into gray, where hundreds of thousands of people are facing possible famine. and there are fresh reports of fighting in the west of the country. catherine sawyer has moved. i hello prime minister abbey ahmed and a parliament dominated by members of his prosperity party warning for a 5 year term. the party was declared, we now of the june parliamentary election that was point quoted by some opposition . parties. voting was also postponed in several areas because of logistical and security problems, including in t guy where the government is facing a rebellion. 3 of those areas held the elections a few days ago. but despite the problems, the vote was seen by some electoral observers and the african union as better run
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and more democratic than previous poles. the prime minister then went to the historic mask elsewhere in the capital, addis ababa with thousands of a few pins alongside several heads of state. helped him celebrate the victory. ethiopia needs the cooperation of its friends for its journey of prosperity. ethiopia wants the friendship from the international community. however, any friendship must never undermine ethiopians, honor and sovereignty. but some ethiopian, aka, they say the prime minister's moment has been tainted by his inability to deal with a conflict in t gray that has now spread to neighboring regions. and rising ethnic tensions and fighting in other parts of the country for what people were asking whether they were protesting from 2015 to 2018 is not a radical change or the return to a past. but democratizing the system that existed in what are be i'm it trying to
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do is basically centralized power and, and signaled as much as his intention to return to the country back to the kind of imperial period. la garza, the prime minister said he is government is open to dialogue with a few pins who want peace. he did not mention the t gray people's liberation front or the p l. f and its fighters were battling security to declare and whom the government has labels a terrorist organization. with them in the north of the country. betrayal and arrogance has made us pay a heavy cost as a nation. the conflict to cry is inflicted on us by few individuals who said that there shall be no e the opiate, if they can't arbitrarily govern. they created this conflict. the u. n. c's degree is facing a farming, and 8 is not quickly getting to those who need it most. both the government and t p . a laugh, accused each other of provocation and hindering humanitarian assistance for the region. as he begins his new tom beneath europeans hope the prime
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minister will resolve that t great crisis manned ethnic divisions in different parts of the country and bring if the appear back on track. catching soy, alta 0, a u. n. investigation says all sides in libya's conflicts have committed violations that may include war crimes, it details, accounts of murder, torture, enslavement and right. libya's been in conflict since the death of its former later more mon gadhafi in 2011 with rival administrations fighting for power still ahead on al jazeera, still spewing lava, the spanish government pledges 239 $1000000.00 to help the island of la palmer recover from it's a rotting volcano and japan's new prime minister lays out his plans for his country . find out what he's promising to deliver.
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ah hi there. good to see you. thank you for joining in. here's your headlines for the americas. this frontal system scooting across the southeast of brazil, it's now kicked down your temperature in rio de janeiro. but it's short lived. check this out over the next 3 days. you'll pop right back up to 33 degrees, which is all above average for this. have the year seen some pretty intense storms for western areas of brazil through the amazon basin. and oh yeah, the rain is continuing to pile up for the pacific coast of columbia on to the caribbean right now, and we've seen some intense pockets of rain, jamaica, eastern cuba rate, around the bahamas. that scenario we're going to watch closely in the days to come if it does cook up into something tropical flash flood watches in play for the u. s . state of alabama and very likely to be extended into georgia as well as those
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downpours of rain can be expected, improvement in their conditions for the great lakes. that batch of heavy rain pushes out toward the atlantic that was plaguing at the new england region. could see some temperature records broken in the canadian province of saskatchewan rejoin out to 27 degrees. our next batch of weather moves into b. c. south coast plaguing vancouver with a chilly 11 degrees. but temperature is above average, los angeles full on sunshine with a hive 26 degrees c soon. ah, a representation participation of people have the right to choose their leaders and governments in free and fair life. explain why democracy has never been so many documentary series examines the biggest challenge is to democracy from those who undermine those who are ready to
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die for democracy. maybe coming soon on. i'll do 0, lou. ah ah hello. you're watching out 0. i'm emily anguish, reminder of our top stories. his, our social media platforms owned by facebook, are starting to slowly returned to normal, having been knocked offline for several hours. millions of uses world wide were heaped by the social media outage, ethiopia, prime minister hobby ahmed, has it been sworn him for a 2nd term. he vowed to protect the country from foreign interference and made it global criticism or for the conflict and to cry region. and do you,
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an investigation says all sides in libya's conflict have committed violations that may include war crimes. it details accounts of murder, torture enslavement and ripe libya has been in conflict since the death of its former leader mamma gadhafi in 2011 several major pharmacies in the us are on trial for their role in the opium crisis. they're accused of missed representing the risks of long term opioid use, and failing to properly monitor suspicious orders of the drugs. they deny the accusations. the crisis is led to hundreds of thousands of deaths. and as john hinge and reports from chicago, it damaged goes much further than that's at one of chicago's black market. drug bazaars tie can't escape opioids or, you know, bad real bad. he's woken up in an ambulance more than once. he's joined
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a rehabilitation program, but he can't help coming back for more. more drills, robin. real bad. so i lou lou, tracy without the yeah. he'd like to kick the habit with the draw of opioids is too strong. this block on chicago, west side is of fentanyl epicenter. last year, deaths by opioids went up 30 present in illinois and 83 percent of those were due to fentanyl. located more, nell brown says, the fault lies with drug makers who dramatically under, played the powerful lou revoke oil. is supposed to be a control softness does, would occur, does what it unfolded air the controls of the not, there's not a control. many start with legally bought, but highly addictive prescription painkillers like oxy code on in move to st corner
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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 own. and now the oxy code on is compress is, is, is there crushing up of sit in law and come pressing on to the peals all a different peel. so now the streak dealers are, are passing on these drugs to in, in everybody every day on chicago's west side, john, right, more know, 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 in the sky, it's the birds, the play. no or just me, nor can on the sooner man. doesn't. beaver was then for
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morn l. brown, a recovered heroine, attic, 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 of auburn prisoner of that war on mccallski from that war. a war against addiction that plays out in the streets of every american city in cities around the globe. john henderson, l g 0, chicago. the world's largest association of airline says it's aiming for the aviation industry to reach net, sara carbon emissions by 2015. the international air transport association met in boston on monday. it's 1st to impose and gathering since the start of the pandemic . the group is counting heavily on carbon offsets, as well as the use of sustainable fuels and new plane technologies. delegates also
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discussed ways to make up for the economic losses suffered during the pandemic. gabriel alessandro is in boston at the i to amazing. he says the consensus amongst delegates is cautious. optimism after a tough 2 years. 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 still expect to forecasting out that there could be as much as $11000000000.00 in losses in air transport industry as well. so listen,
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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 just that 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 ceo'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 2 years. grain pays activists have attempted to stop shipping traffic to a shell refinery at the rotterdam in the netherlands place entered the blockade after several hours. the portal, sorry, climate there was minimal disruption. the priorities to say they still made
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a point and aimed baba reports from rotterdam. police moving in on greenpeace protest is enrolled today. campaign is with the environmental pressure group scaled this side of belonging to shell as part of a direct action. they also blocked off parts of rotterdam, ports with this 30 to boats, while small vessels played their parts, calling for an end to all fossil fuel advertising and sponsorship in europe, new greenpeace reports claims 2 thirds of recent social media ads by the likes of shell and total amounted to what it calls greenwashing. it could either be advertisement that shell or renewable energy, even if their renewable energy cossick is only a very, very tiny percentage of their investments. or it could also be what we will call full solutions. so for instance, a promoting affective teams that will allow you to continue driving your car as if nothing has happened. greenpeace is one of more than 20 groups. aiming to get a 1000000 signatures for a petition to the european commission. if they do,
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brussels must consider passing legislation. they want to ban on advertising, that includes vehicles, flights or fairies that run on fossil fuels. but here in the netherlands, it's the oil and gas burns under the greatest pressure after a case brought by environmental groups earlier. this year, a court ordered royal dutch shell to cut its global carbon emissions by the end of 2030 by 45 per cent of 2019 levels and the ruling wards of an eminence. violation of the companies legal obligations to reduce dangerous the human life, which it knew about shall, is appealing against that judgment, but activists hope things like the petition will push it to act to curb the growing climate emergency and confront him with a daily. i'm confronted with and so when i see the new as when i see and news about refugees coming because there's no possibility to live in their countries. i see it when the oil prices are rising in england. i see it in every day and i think we
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should just act shells as it respects the right to protest, but call this action on its property unsafe and illegal. it also says it's important. it lets customers know about lower carbon options by our advertising port authority say there was barely any disruption to shipping traffic, but the message has been delivered. a call for europe to act over what big energy companies claim about their green credentials. nadine barber al jazeera rotterdam investigators in california trying to find out why 126000 gallons of oil leaked from a rig. 4 kilometers from shore crews are working around the call to contain the sleek in the pacific and clean up balls of tar on the closed, the mayor of one coastal community has called it an environmental catastrophe. oil prices jump 2, a 7 year high on monday. the rise comes after the organization of the petroleum exporting countries and its allies, known as opec plus agreed to stick with their approach of gradually restoring
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output. deep cuts made when demand fell. during the depths of the pandemic recession in 2020 won't be restored until maxime tight supply and a spike in demand. as countries come out of luck, downs as lead to a global energy crisis. parts of a crater on the volcano on the island of la palmer have collapsed as eruptions become more aggressive. it still spewing love or after erupt in more than 2 weeks ago. the spanish government has pledged $239000000.00 to help the island to recover . prime minister petra sanchez made the commitment on sunday during a visit there. the financial package will be the 2nd stage of a plan approved last week. earlier monday, local authorities briefly open pads of the exclusion zone, where the journal journal, how filed this report. well, this is the closest we've been able to get so far to this volcano, we're on
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a sort of media tool that brought us to the exclusion zone. the dangers out in the authorities here describe it as everywhere. a black and blanket of very heavy volcanic ash, the roadways absolutely covered in the stuff the pavements. the houses here look at it piled up high on the roof. having to wear protective gear. of course, against the cell for us, look at this really quite heavy pieces of volcanic us. raining down on our heads all the time now. but it's impossible to ignore, of course, the sound and the fury of that volcano. it's very clear that when a new or explosive aggressive phase of this rupture now late on sunday night, the main call fell in on itself. combining the 3 active vents into one and
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producing a huge surge of lava, a brand new river of lava, coming down the mountain side here towards the sea. and this is how close we take a look at it. this is the lava river that is scanning its way, carving its way through the mountain side here, right through these communities. these villages some houses of course, lucky to survive. others not so much. and as it comes down, creating brand new folk volcanic rock topography that will change the face of this island forever. and this is where it all ends up. 80000000 cubic meters of hot lava cascading over a cliff edge and altering this islands. geography with a brand new land mass rising from the sea, measuring 30 hector's so far off its western age. and for all those waiting to return to their homes for an island, counting the extraordinary losses to its economy,
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it's tourist resorts sitting empty, evacuated. the question of course is how long is all of this going to go on for while the volcano shows no sign of slowing down, no, great surprise there, the average duration of an event like this is 58 days. and yet, here we are at the empty tables and the empty beaches on day 60. jonah hall al jazeera on la palmer island in the atlantic ocean. william shatner is boldly going where no other sy fi stars have gone to actual space in and here old actor famously played captain kirk in the us, sy fi series star trek, and now he will be joining 3 others on board. a blue origin cat show which will blast off from texas next week. shatt now will become the oldest person to go to space so far. ah,
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