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Brazil orders military to deal with gangs

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President Michel Temer ordered the military to intervene.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76660/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Brazil's Federal Government Wants To send The Military Into One State To Quell Growing Gang Violence President Michel Temer Announced The Decree Saying Gangs And Paramilitary Groups Had Nearly Taken Over The State Of Rio De Janeiro police Are Woefully Outmatched And Underfunded With Speculation As To Whether Officers Can Even Afford To Gas Up Their Cars Poverty In Inequality Has Inc... Read More
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South Africans react to Ramaphosa speech

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South Africa's new President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised a new dawn for the country, in his first state of the nation address.Ramaphosa was sworn in on Thursday after the resignation of his predecessor Jacob Zuma. He vowed to help unite the country and revive the economy.Al Jazeera's went to gauge reaction to Ramaphosa's speech in the president's hometown of Soweto.Ramaphosa childhood friend Steven Mokwebo says he has high hopes for South Africa's new president.Rob Matheson reports from Soweto.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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South African President Ramaphosa addresses the nation

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South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has promised a “new dawn”, as he delivered his first state of the nation address.President Ramaphosa was sworn in on Thursday after his embattled predecessor Jacob Zuma resigned as requested by his party, the ANC.Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from the parliament in Cape Town.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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FBI needs to be shut down: Chris Farrell

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Published on Feb 16, 2018Judicial Watch Director of Investigations Chris Farrell on the problems with the FBI and why the FBI needs to be shut down. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: THEIR JOB. SO WHAT DOES I... Read More
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State Will Not Take Over Long-Struggling Hempstead Schools

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Photo Students and parents in the Hempstead, N.Y., district, on Long Island, said its schools, like Hempstead High School, were plagued... Read More
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Key Witness in Corruption Trial Tells a Tale of Cuomo

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Still, Mr. Howe’s testimony on Thursday — and in particular, his account of that 2014 meeting with Mr. Cuomo and the circumstances that preceded it — was one of the first times that the governor has emerged as a major character in one of Mr. Howe’s many anecdotes of how he tried to pull Albany’s unseen levers. And it thrust back into the limelight a host of issues that have dogged Mr. Cuomo in recent years, from his unwavering attempts to revive the stuttering upstate economy, to his longstanding political feuds, to rumors of his temper.... Read More
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How Albany Really Works: Cuomo Loyalist Exposes Pay-to-Play Culture

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“It kind of reminds me of the Jack Abramoff situation,” said Alex Camarda, an adviser for the watchdog group Reinvent Albany, likening Mr. Howe to the disgraced Washington lobbyist whose admissions of influence-peddling schemes a decade ago captivated the country, sent members of Congress to prison and spurred reforms. Mr. Howe wrapped up two intense weeks of testimony... Read More
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Collusion, corruption at the top of the FBI?

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Published on Feb 16, 2018The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Christopher Bedford on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's interview with former President Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon and DOJ official Bruce Ohr's research on President Trump that he provided the FBI. Category License Standard YouTu... Read More
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Empowering women in Saudia Arabia

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Published on Feb 16, 2018Saudi Arabia Royal Embassy spokesperson Fatimah Salem A. Baeshen on Saudi Arabia's corruption crackdown and women's expanding rights in the kingdom. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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Instagram submits to Russia censor’s demands

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Instagram has blocked posts in Russia relating to corruption claims made by the country's most prominent opposition leader.It follows a demand by the country's internet censor that the Facebook-owned service restrict access to posts on its platform connected to allegations made by Alexei Navalny.Its response contrasts with that of Google's YouTube service.It had been ordered to block several clips before the end of Wednesday.But it has taken no such action.The controversy followed a YouTube video posted by Mr Navalny's Anti-corruption Foundation last week that allegedly shows t... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: Celebrating Our First Ladies

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Cyril Ramaphosa set to give his first SONA

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President Ramaphosa was sworn in as the fifth president of the Republic of South Africa on Thursday, February 15.Ramaphosa pledged not to disappoint South Africans, as he took over from his predecessor, Jacob Zuma.Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson reports from Johannesburg, South Africa.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Ethiopian PM Hailemariam resigns

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In a televised address, former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said his resignation was vital for achieving the reforms necessary for sustainable peace and democracy in Ethiopia.Desalegn's announcement follows nationwide anti-government protests.Now Ethiopia's parliament is planning to hold talks after the sudden resignation of the prime minister.Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe... Read More
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After Zuma, South Africa elects new president Ramaphosa

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Applause] There Was Much Jubilation Inside South Africa's National Assembly Ahead Of Sir Oram Opposes Election But Not Everyone was Celebrating An Opposition Party The Economic Freedom Fighters Tried To disrupt The Electing For Parliament To be Dissolved They Any In Parliament Had Failed To Hold For Jesu Ma Accountable For His Alleged Corruption And State Capture While He Was In Office We Just Want To Put It On Record Speaker That We Cannot Be Part Of An Illegitimate Illegal Process Mr. Raum Opposed Things Like Lindiwe Zu If You Listen To Them you Must Add The One Who Kisses From Illiterates Like Things Like This For Cyril Ramaphosa Was Alleged First He Echoed The Words Of Nelson Mandela When He ... Read More
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The Heat: South Africa’s new President Pt 2

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Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as the President of South Africa following the resignation of Jacob Zuma. To discuss this is Simon Barber, a veteran South African journalist; James Early, who served as director of Cultural Heritage Policy with the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and Nhlanhla Sehume, who covers South African politics as a journalist and radio news anchor in Johannesburg.Detected Closed Captioning: Let's Get To Our Panel Right Now Joining us Here In Washington Is Veteran South African Journalist Simon Barbour James early Served As Director Of Cultural heritage Policy With The Smithsonian Center For Folklife And Cultural Heritage In Washington Also With... Read More
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Cyril Ramaphosa Elected South African President After Zuma Resignation

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Published on Feb 15, 2018Cyril Ramaphosa was elected president by South Africa’s parliament on Feb. 15 after the resignation of former President Jacob Zuma. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Cyril... Read More
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Amid travel scandal, Shulkin vows to root out division within VA leadership

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“We need this department to be functioning well,” a frustrated Shulkin told reporters on Capitol Hill Thursday. “Everybody needs to know their job is taking care of veterans. “If that’s not the case, we’re going to root that out and we’re going to make sure this is a department we’re all proud of.” That includes an investigation into claims that his chief of staff’s emails may have been hacked, leading to a ser... Read More
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Airbus reports additional $1.6B charge in A400M aircraft program

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PARIS — Airbus has reported a 2017 charge of €1.3 billion (U.S. $1.6 billion) on the A400M military airlifter and restated its expectation that further heavy financial damage was limited on the program. That charge was based on a detailed review in the 2017 fourth quarter on changes of “schedule, capabilities and retrofit” on the A400M, Airbus said Thursda... Read More
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Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed As South Africa’s New President

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South Africa's Parliament elected Cyril Ramaphosa to be the country's next leader Thursday.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76569/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Cyril Ramaphosa Is Officially South Africa's New President He Was Elected Thursday By The Country's Parliament No Other Candidates Were Nominated This Election Comes After South Africa's Previous President Jacob Zuma Said He Was Stepping Down Wednesday Zuma Face Scrutiny For His Alleged Role In A Number Of Corruption Scandals But He's Never Been Con... Read More
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South Africa: Ramaphosa’s major challenges after Zuma

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Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected to be the next president of South Africa. But the new leader will face challenges including high unemployment and a lack of security on the streets. Ramaphosa is also still haunted by his involvement in the violent end of a mining strike in Marikana.With elections set for 2019, Ramaphosa will have to work fast before he faces the people again.Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid has more.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Donors pledge $30bn for Iraq’s post-ISIL reconstruction

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A total of 76 countries have promised to provide $30bn to help rebuild Iraq, following the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in the war-torn nation.The pledges were made at a major summit in Kuwait.However, much of the cash will come in the form of loans, which will need to be paid back.But the figure falls far short of what Iraq's government says it needs.Al Jazeera's Sami Zeidan reports from Kuwait City.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies

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Zimbabwe's political opposition has lost a towering figure with the death of Morgan Tsvangirai.He founded the Movement for Democratic Change, and became a symbol of resistance against former President Robert Mugabe, with whom he briefly shared power.Tsvangirai was being treated for colon cancer in neighbouring South Africa.Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa looks back at his life.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow... Read More
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News Wrap: After praising Rob Porter, Trump says he’s ‘totally opposed’ to domestic violence

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In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump publicly condemned domestic abuse for the first time since aide Rob Porter resigned. House Oversight chair Rep. Trey Gowdy said he’s opening an investigation into how the White House handled Porter’s case. Also, the president’s attorney says he paid $130,000 out of his pocket to a porn star who allegedly had an extramarital affair with Trump in 2006.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: And, Tonight, Our Second Major Headline Tonight: The United States Secretary Of Veterans Affairs Is In Trouble For A Pricey Trip To Europe At Government Expense. David Shulkin's Own Inspector General Issued A Blistering Report Today. It Is The Latest Ex... Read More
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Israeli Police Recommend Corruption Charges for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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Published on Feb 14, 2018Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called allegations against him baseless after police recommended corruption charges on Feb. 13. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Israeli... Read More
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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma resigns

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Zuma stepped down Wednesday, likely before a vote of no confidence that his own party had threatened.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76546/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: And Also The ANC Should Never Be Divided in My Name I Therefore Come To The Decision To Resign As President Of The Republic With Immediate Effect That Was South Africa's Embattled President Jacob Zuma Once An Anti-apartheid Hero Who Served Time Alongside Nelson Mandela Zuma's Nearly Nine Years In Power Had Been Mired With Corruption And Mi... Read More
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Report blasts VA Secretary for improper gifts and travel, lying to cover up scandal

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Investigators also accuse Shulkin of lying about approvals for the trip when confronted by reporters about possible ethics violations, and suggest he worked to cover up those problems as the scandal developed. “It is a direct assault on my spouse, my character, and my unblemished record of service to veterans,” he said, adding “I have done nothing wrong.” Problems with the July travel first came to light last fall whe... Read More
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Chagrined (and Jailed), a Key Witness Returns to Stand

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But the high-profile trial was thrown into chaos on Thursday after cross-examination by a defense lawyer elicited Mr. Howe’s admission that he had tried to convince a credit card company to refund a $604 charge for a stay at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in June 2016; he falsely claimed he had not stayed there, even though he had, during a trip to discuss the case with prosecutors.After Thursday’s proceedings, Mr. Howe was arrested and taken into custody, transported to the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan, where he has rema... Read More
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🇿🇦 Will South Africa’s president resign?

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South Africa's ruling ANC party has been beset by several major challenges, including corruption scandals, a stagnating economy and two years ago it suffered its worst election results ever. But Africa's oldest liberation movement is being tested like never before. It took the party a while to agree that President Jacob Zuma should go; but after marathon meetings and midnight talks the president is still clinging to office. Zuma's second term was supposed to end next year but allegations of multiple corruption cases have led to his early recall.So why is the ANC seemingly incapable of sacking its controversial leader?Presenter: Martine DennisGuestsMzwanele Man... Read More
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Tech Giants Under Pressure Over Russian Opposition Leader’s Posts

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Enlarge this image Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, shown here in Strasbourg last month, recently published an investigation about metals magnate Oleg Deripaska. Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Fr... Read More
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ANC gives Zuma until end of Wednesday to resign

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The African National Congress reportedly will file a motion of no-confidence in South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76506/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: South Africa's Ruling Party Has Given President Jacob Zuma Until The End Of The Day Wednesday To Resign The African National Congress Confirmed In A statement Tuesday That It Recalled Zuma the Party Also Will Reportedly File A Motion Of No Confidence In The President Thursday And Established The ANC Leader As Pres... Read More
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From riches to rags: Venezuela’s economic crisis – The Big Picture

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The Venezuelan people struggle to cope with the toxic effects of hyperinflation, severe debt and chronic food and medicine shortages, as Venezuela - once the wealthiest country in the region - is mired in the worst economic crisis in its history."Venezuelans today cannot eat. You see people eating from the garbage," says Professor Margarita Lopez Maya, Central University of Venezuela.So how does a country boasting the world's largest oil reserves find itself on the brink of economic ruin?It's the country's very history that sheds light on what has gone so drastically wrong in Venezuela today.When Hugo Chavez was elected president in December 1998, he promised to tackle corruption ... Read More
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🇬🇹 Guatemala: Ex-president, Oxfam chairman arrested over graft scandal

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Former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom and nine of his ex-cabinet ministers, including Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, a former finance minister who is now chairman of Oxfam International, were arrested on Tuesday as part of a local corruption investigation, the public prosecutor’s office said.Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from Guatemala City.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Netanyahu could face charges over alleged corruption scandal

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be facing several official charges over his alleged involvement in corruption cases.Israeli police say they have enough evidence to open a case against him.Read more: https://on.rt.com/8z2kRT LIVE ... Read More
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🇪🇬 Egyptian authorities detain ex-official Hisham Genena

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Egypt's former anti-corruption chief, Hisham Genena, has been detained.It comes after he had spoken out over the arrest of Sami Anan, a former military chief of staff who had been planning to run in March's presidential election.Many rights groups are warning the poll in March will not be free and fair.Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Israeli police recommend indictment of Netanyahu

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A defiant Israeli prime minister says he will keep leading the country - despite police recommending he be charged for corruption and bribery.Benjamin Netanyahu is accused of accepting nearly $300,000 in gifts from billionaire benefactors. He is also suspected of backroom deals with the publisher of an Israeli newspaper for favourable coverage.Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from West Jerusalem.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJ... Read More
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US air strikes kill two Russian fighters

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Detected Closed Captioning: POLICE H BE CHARGE FOR BRIBERY AND FRAUD IN TWO SEPARATE CORRUPTION CASES. NETANYAHU REPEATEDLY DENIED WRONGDOING AND TODAY MADE IT CLEAR HE WOULD NOT STEP DOWN. >>> THE PENTAGON DEFENDING AN AIR STRIKE LAST WEEK THAT REPORTEDLY KILLED DOZENS OF RUSSIAN MERCENARIES. MORE THAN 100 FIGHTERS WERE KILLED WHEN THEY ATTACKED A BASE. THE PENTAGON SAID THE STRIKE WAS SELF-DEFENSE. >>> JOINING ME RIGHT NOW, JOHN BOLTON, FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND NOW A SENOR FELLOW AT THE AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE AND A FOX BUSINESS CONTRIBUTOR. WHAT'S YOUR REACTION TO THE RUSSIAN MERCENARIES AND THEIR DEATHS? >> WELL I THINK WHENEVER AMERICAN FORCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYRI... Read More
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FBI director claims there is no bias in agency

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Published on Feb 13, 2018Judicial Watch Director of Investigations Chris Farrell discusses FBI director Christopher Wray’s comment to the Senate Intelligence Committee that there is no FBI bias. Category License Standard YouTube License Detec... Read More
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Simon Barber on South African President Jacob Zuma’s economic legacy

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Detected Closed Captioning: Zuma's Economic Legacy In South Africa I'm Joined By Simon Barbour He's A Veteran South African Journalist And A Columnist For Business Daily Live Welcome Back To The Show Thank You Sean So Simon Given The Legacy That We Know about President Zuma And How The Economy has Fared Under His Leadership This Political Standoff That We're Now In The Midst Of What Does This All Spell Out for The Economy Well I Think That We're Going To Get A Nice Jump As Soon As Zuma President Zuma Steps Down Which I Will Be If Not Tomorrow Very Soon I'm Very Confident But Then We're In For A Rough Period Incoming President Around Poser Assuming That He Is Chosen By The Parliament To Be The Next President faces A Number Of... Read More
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Netanyahu could face charges over alleged corruption scandal

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be facing several official charges over his alleged involvement in corruption cases.Israeli police say they have enough evidence to open a case against him.Read more: https://on.rt.com/8z2kRT LIVE ... Read More
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Choi Soon-sil Sentenced to 20 Years for Corruption Charges in South Korea

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] choice Une SIL The Longtime Friend And confidant A Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye Has Been Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison On Corruption Charges Choi Was At The Center Of A Corruption And Abuse Of Power Scandal That Resulted In Parks Removal From Office And Prosecution On Over A Dozen Charges Choi Was Already Serving A Three-year Sentence For Using Her Connections To Get Her Daughter Into A Prestigious University Now A Seoul District Court Has Found Her Guilty Of Colluding With Park To Get Businesses To Donate Millions Of Dollars To Two Of Choice Foundations In Exchange For Government Favors The Court Sentenced Her To 20 Years On Tuesday February 13th and Ordered Her To Pay A ... Read More
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How corrupt Baltimore cops used the badge to steal

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Two Baltimore city police officers were convicted in federal court on Monday on charges including racketeering and robbery, as part of a brazen corruption scandal. Baltimore’s Gun Task Force were tasked with getting illegal guns off the street, but used their authority to target people for theft. John Yang talks to Jayne Miller of WBAL-TV about the debate on how the city police force needs to change.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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News Wrap: Israeli police say Netanyahu should face corruption charges

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In our news wrap Tuesday, Israeli police recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges. The prime minister said the move would “end in nothing.” Also, South African President Jacob Zuma announced he’ll address his nation on Wednesday. That comes after the ruling African National Congress formally ordered Zuma to step down.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Benjamin Bradlow on Zuma’s future after ANC demands resignation

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A political tug of war is underway in South Africa, where the ruling African National Congress has recalled the embattled President Jacob Zuma. The president, however, has refused to say whether he will comply. Benjamin Bradlow a fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies and Public Affairs at Brown University, discusses with CGTN’s Asieh NamdarDetected Closed Captioning: I'm Joined Now By Benjamin Brad Lowe He's A Fellow At The Watson Institute For International Studies And Public Affairs At Brown University So Benjamin you Have South African President Benjamin Zuma Refusing To Step Down You Have Clear Demands By The Anstey's Executive Committee Where Do You Go From here ... Read More
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Police have tried to charge Netanyahu since 1997

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The new recommended charges are the result of two simultaneous yearlong investigations.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76483/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Police Have Recommended Charging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Three Times In His Political Career With The Most Recent Recommendation Being Announced Tuesday The Recommended charges Are The Result Of Two Separate Year-long Investigations The First dubbed Case 1,000 Centered Around Suspicions That Netanyahu And His Wife received And Even Dem... Read More
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South Africa’s ANC Asks for President Zuma’s Resignation

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Detected Closed Captioning: South Africa's Governing Party, The African National Congress, Has Formally Asked President Jacob Zuma To Resign. Zuma Has Been Plagued With Corruption Scandals Since He Took Office In 2009. He Was Replaced As Head Of The ANC By His Deputy Cyril Ramaphosa In December. The National Executive Committee Of The ANC Recalled Zuma On Tuesday, Feb. 13. ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule Said The Decision Came After Exhaustive Discussions And That The Party Wants Ramaphosa To Take Over As President. The ANC Gave No Deadline But Said The Recall Should Be Treated With Urgency And They Expect A Response From Zuma On Wednesday. However As Of Tuesday Afternoon In Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma Is Still In Office. Me... Read More
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Bibi Faces Serious Accusations

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Published on Feb 13, 2018Israeli police are recommending that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in a corruption scandal. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Now To A Dev... Read More
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu could face charges in corruption cases

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Israeli police are recommending that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in two corruption cases. The recommendations follow a monthslong investigation into allegations of bribery. Netanyahu has called the police's claims "baseless." Reid Lamberty reports.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Police Recommend Corruption Charges For Israeli PM Netanyahu

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Police recommend corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and said there is enough evidence to indict him.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76477/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Police In Israel Are Recommending Corruption Charges Against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu According To Local News Reports Police Say There Is Enough Evidence To Indict Him Netanyahu Is The Subject Of Two Investigations One Case Alleges Netanyahu Received $100,000 And Other Lavish Gifts From Wea... Read More
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Lynsey Chutel discusses South African ANC’s recall of President Zuma

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A political tug of war is underway in South Africa, where the ruling African National Congress has recalled the embattled President Jacob Zuma. The president, however, has refused to say whether he will comply. Lynsey Chutel, Johannesburg correspondent for digital news outlet Quartz, discusses with CGTN’s Elaine Reyes.Detected Closed Captioning: I'm Joined Now By Lindsay Shu Tell She's the Johannesburg Correspondent For quartz A Digital News Outlet So Lindsay Will Zuma Actually Respond To His Party's Request To Step Down By Wednesday Has Anything Changed In His Mind Well As Far As We Know Not Much Seems To Have Changed It's Been difficult To Guess What President Jacob Zuma Is Saying We'... Read More
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South Africa’s ANC confirms recall of Zuma

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But the recall doesn't automatically force Zuma out of office — he has to resign on his own, or the nation's Parliament must vote to remove him.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76444/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The South African Ruling Party Confirmed It As Recalled President Jacob Zuma The African National Congress Or ANC released A Statement Tuesday After Holding A Special Meeting But That Doesn't Force Him Out Of Office Right Away Zuma Has To Resign On His Own Or The Nation's Parliament Must Vote To... Read More
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🇰🇷 S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption

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The woman at the centre of the scandal that brought down former South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has been jailed for 20 years for corruption. Choi Soon-sil was found guilty of using her friendship with Park to meddle in state affairs for personal gain.Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Seoul.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Donors pledge more than $300m for post-ISIL Iraq

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Iraq is hoping for more concrete pledges from international donors on the second day of a conference on rebuilding cities and infrastructure shattered by the conflict with ISIL (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS).On Monday, non-governmental organisations pledged more than $300 million to the reconstruction effort, far short of the $100 billion the government says it needs.Al Jazeera's Sami Zeidan reports from Kuwait.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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$88.2B price tag for rebuilding Iraq after Islamic State war

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Authorities estimate Iraq needs $88.2 billion to restore a country smashed after the Sunni extremists seized the country’s second-largest city of Mosul and a mass of territory in June 2014. While the U.S. will not make any new direct aid pledges at the conference, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to announce an over $3 billion financial package, an American official said. Still, ... Read More
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Duterte Appoints Eduardo Bringas to Corruption Council

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Detected Closed Captioning: A Lawyer Who Helped File Charges Against Philippine Senator Leyla De Lima Has Been Appointed To An Anti-corruption Body Eduardo Breena's Was The Lawyer For Two Former National Bureau Of Investigation Officials Who Filed Drug Charges Against The Lima Last Year The Criminal Complaint Filed Away The Bring Us Help called De Lima The Quote Mother Of All Drug Lords The Lima Served As Secretary Of Justice From 2010 To 2015 During That time The Lima Is Accused Of Allowing Drug Syndicates To Operate In The New bleep Prison And Exchange For Money The Lima Who Is Currently In Prison Denies The Allegations On Wednesday February 7th Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Appointed Breena's As The Executive direc... Read More
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Trump budget will cost federal employees in pay and benefits

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The 2019 presidential budget proposal includes a pay freeze for federal employees for the federal fiscal year, and documents the administration’s intention to rely more on “pay for performance” structures than the standard pay increase schedule. The existing federal salary structure “rewards longevity over performance,” according to budget... Read More
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Trump budget will cost federal employees in pay and benefits

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The 2019 presidential budget proposal includes a pay freeze for federal employees for the federal fiscal year, and documents the administration’s intention to rely more on “pay for performance” structures than the standard pay increase schedule. The existing federal salary structure “rewards longevity over performance,” according to budget... Read More
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Atlantic Council’s Peter Pham discusses Zuma’s departure drama

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South Africa's ruling ANC party called an emergency meeting on Monday, as pressure builds on President Jacob Zuma to step down. Reports emerged President Jacob Zuma had agreed to step down, but officials pushed back and denied those reports. Peter Pham, vice president and director of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center, discussed this with CGTN’s Asieh Namdar.Detected Closed Captioning: Joining Me Now In Our Washington Studio Is Peter Pham He's The Vice President And Director Of The Atlantic Council's Africa Center Here In Washington Peter Welcome To The Program Good To Be With you Again So Let Me Begin With The ANC's executive Committee Meeting The Meeting is Still Going On If You Had... Read More
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South Africa’s president could be forced out

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South African President Jacob Zuma has never been formally convicted of corruption, but years of allegations against him could force him from office.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/76390/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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At Bribery Trial, Focus Expands From Cuomo to a Witness’s Clothes

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Mr. Howe, during a grueling cross-examination on Thursday, acknowledged that he tried to defraud a credit card company after his cooperation agreement had been finalized. He also admitted that in applying in 2014 for a disability insurance policy, he checked a box stating that he had never been convicted of a felony, even though that was not true.Mr. Howe’s admissions and his revocation of bail would seem to pose a significant midtrial challenge to the government. It also threatens to overshadow some of the trial’s testimony, which to this point has been focused on the behind-the-scenes deal making and name-dropping that prosecut... Read More
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Laura Curran Shares Vision, Challenges as Long Island’s First Female County Executive

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Laura Curran gave her first speech as Nassau County Executive to a crowd braving sub-freezing tempera- tures on New Year’s Day. (Photo by Irwin Mendlinger) Last month, in a frigid outdoor ceremony, Democrat Laura Curran was sworn in as the first female Nassau County executive. During the ceremony, she vowed to “root out the corruption that has plagued our county and give Nassau the fresh start it so desperately needs.” The former two-term county legislator from Baldwin lives by the mantra: Respect taxpayer dollars and make government work for those it serves. The Press spoke to Curran before her trip to Albany to talk about politics and some of her plans for the county, how... Read More
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The Shift: His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming

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Alarmist? Sure. But Mr. Yang’s doomsday prophecy echoes the concerns of a growing number of labor economists and tech experts who are worried about the coming economic consequences of automation. A 2017 report by McKinsey & Company, the consulting firm, concluded that by 2030 — three presidential terms from now — as many as one-third of American jobs may disappear because of automation. (Other studies have given ... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: Dog Concierge Tells All

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🇧🇷 Party time in Brazil: Dancing away troubles at Carnival

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Brazilians are letting off steam as Carnival season hits the streets.Their struggles with the economy, corruption and political splits are being forgotten, as they have a party to remember.Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Recife, Brazil.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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🇧🇷 Party time in Brazil: Dancing away troubles at Carnival

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Brazilians are letting off steam as Carnival season hits the streets.Their struggles with the economy, corruption and political splits are being forgotten, as they have a party to remember.Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Recife, Brazil.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Sri Lanka election: Record number of women campaign

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Votes are being counted in Sri Lanka after its most peaceful election for decades.It is the first vote since electoral laws changed – that has allowed a record number of women to campaign for a seat in local government election. Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Baltimore police corruption trial coming to a close

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Several police officers in the US city of Baltimore have been accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars, selling drugs and guns, robbing homes and arresting innocent people.It's been described as the most startling police corruption scandal in a generation. Jurors are now considering a verdict after a 3-week trial. Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Baltimore, US.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe ... Read More
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Saakashvili: I ‘crossed the paths of oligarchs’ – UpFront (Headliner)

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Mikheil Saakashvili could be facing up to 11 years in prison on charges dating back to his time as president of Georgia, including abuse of power.A court in Ukraine, where he currently resides and is also facing criminal charges, recently rejected his appeal for protection against extradition. When asked about the possibility that he will be forced to go back to Georgia, Saakashvili believes the government in Tbilisi does not want him to return."[The] Georgian government, despite their formal announcements, are very scared that if I ever get extradited to Georgia, then they will just be wiped out by an unhappy populace, where their present government is extremely unpopular," says Saakash... Read More
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🇸🇳 Senegal protests: A call for free and fair elections

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Senegal's opposition parties have been protesting in a call for free and fair elections ahead of the 2019 presidential vote.The trial of a high-profile opposition figure on corruption allegations is due to end next week.Mayor Khalifa Sall of Dakar is expected to challenge President Macky Sall at the polls.Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque has more from Dakar, Senegal.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Sen. Warner’s texts to Russian oligarch look bad: Rep. Biggs

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Detected Closed Captioning: WILLING TO RESIGN. WE TAKE IT UP WITH MR. ED ROLLINS >>> AND OUR TOP STORY. THE EFFORT TO EXPOSE CORRUPTION IN THE OBAMA ERA FBI AND JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. DEVIN NUNEZ IS SEEKING TRANSCRIPT TO FIND OUT WHAT THE FBI SAID IN ORDER TO GET A SURVEILLANCE WARRANT TO SPY ON FORMER TRUMP AIDE CARTER PAGE. THE HOUSE INTEL MEM RO RELEASED LAST FRIDAY SHOWED THAT THE SURVEILLANCE WARRANT FOR PAGE AND THE GOVERNMENT OMITTED KEY INFORMATION ABOUT ITS POLITICAL TONIGHT WE'RE WAITING FOR THE DEMOCRATIC RELEASE OF THE MEMO REBUTTING THE ALLEGATIONS. IF WHITE HOUSE RELEASING A STATEMENT SAYING THAT THE PRESIDENT TRUMP MET WITH THE FBI DIRECTOR AS WELL AS THE WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL'S OFFICE TO GET THEIR INPUT ON... Read More
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Senate budget deal ramps up spending

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Detected Closed Captioning: LIZ: OKAY, THIS HAS BEEN A HISTORIC WEEK IN THE MARKET THE MARKET ENDING UP AFTER A WILD WEEK, BASICALLY GOT 330 POINTS WE'VE SEEN A WEEK OF SIX DAYS STRAIGHT OF VOLATILE SWINGS AT 500 POINTS OR MORE. IT'S STILL THE WORST WEEK FOR THE BLUE CHIP AVERAGE AND THE S & P 500 AND JUST OVER TWO YEARS. MEANTIME PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNED OFF ON THAT WIDE RANGING SPENDING DEAL. IT'S EXPECTED TO PUSH BUDGET DEFICITS INTO THE $1 TRILLION A YEAR ZONE. LET'S BRING IN THE FORMER HOST OF THE, HE IS THE HOST OF THE NEXT REVOLUTION ON FOX NEWS CHANNEL, STEVE HILTON, AND UK >> HI, LIZ I WAS GOING TO SAY DO YOU KNOW SOMETHING I DON'T? I THINK I'M STILL HOSTING THE SHOW SUNDAY NIGHT. LIZ: WHAT A WAY TO GO INTO Y... Read More
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Veracruz Governor: 19 Police Arrested on ‘Forced Disappearance’ Charges

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Mexican Authorities Have Arrested 19 Current And Former Police Officers From connection With A Spate Of Disappearances On February 8th Veracruz Governor Miguel On Hale Yuna's Said They've Been Charged With Forced Disappearance For Allegedly Kidnapping And Killing Over A Dozen Innocent Civilians The Victims Reportedly Included Several Women And Minors according To A Translation By The Associated Press Yuna Said Quote These Corrupt Police Like The Regime They Served Placed Themselves At The Service Of Criminals He's Referring To The Administration Of Former Governor Javier Duarte Under Whose Watch This Crime Ring Reportedly Operated Duarte Meanwhile Is Already Jailed As He Awaits Trial On Co... Read More
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Witness Against Cuomo Aide Arrested

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Detected Closed Captioning: Corruption Case Against The Former Aide To Governor Cuomo Has Taken A Wild Turn With The Arrest Of A Star Prosecution Witness Joseph Percoco Was Accused Of taking Three Hundred Thousand Dollars In bribes Well Yesterday While Testifying against Percoco Todd How Admitted Lying To Get A Hotel Room Charge Taken Off His credit Card Which Would Be A Violation Of His Own Plea Agreement Prosecutors May Now Have To Choose To Nullify That Deal With Him But That Could Cast Doubt On House Testimony Against Percoco ... Read More
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Cheats, Swindlers and Ne’er-Do-Wells: A New York Family Album

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AdvertisementAah, Funeral Wells.A gray-bearded man with sunken eyes befitting his constant state of bereavement, he specialized in picking pockets at places of mourning. One minute he’d be keening beside you; the next, he’d be gone and so would your wallet, intensifying the weeping and wailing over fresh loss.... Read More
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New York Today: New York Today: From Here to Pyeongchang

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Photo Morgan Schild at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup in Park City, Utah, last month. Credit Tom Pennington/Getty Images Good morning on this sunny, then cloudy, Friday.... Read More
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Trump may redact parts of the Democratic memo: Sebastian Gorka

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Detected Closed Captioning: JAMES RYBICKI, AND AND BRUCE OHR COMMITTEE PLAN TO ERECT A PHYSICAL BARRIER SEPARATING THEM FROM STAFFERS. STAFFERS. DR. GORKA, ABOUT THAT STORY OF ANOTHER RESIGNATION INVOLVING JUSTICE AND FBI DIRECTORS. THIS IS DRAINING THE SWAMP, IS IT NOT? >> IT SEEMS TO BE A SELF-DRAINAGE, THAT MAY BE THE CASE. THE STUNNING THING IS THESE TWO MEMOS FROM THE HOUSE AND SENATE WHICH REPRESENT THE BEGINNINGS OF YOU BE COVERING THE MALFEASANCE, AND CORRUPTION FORCED TO LEAVE THAT POSITION OR WILL BE FIRED. DAVID: YOU STILL HAVE YOUR CONNECTS INSIDE THE BELTWAY. YOU PROBABLY HEARD SOMETHING ABOUT WHAT'S IN THE DEMOCRATIC BOLSTER THE TRUMP DOSSIER, GOING BACK AND SAYING THE REPUBLICANS HAVE DONE NOTHING TO DISC... Read More
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The Heat: Jacob Zuma’s future in South Africa Pt 2

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To discuss Jacob Zuma's future, tonight’s panel includes Simon Barber is a veteran South African journalist; Roger Southall is an Emeritus Professor in Sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand; Kenneth Mwenda is a law professor at the University of Pretoria and Nhlanhla Sehume covers South African politics as a journalist and radio news anchor.Detected Closed Captioning: okay Let's Get To Our Panel Joining Us Here In Washington Is Veteran South African Journalist Simon Barbour Roger Southall Is An Emeritus Professor In Sociology At The University Of The Witwatersrand In Johannesburg He Joins Us Via Skype Kenneth Wonder Is A Law Professor At The University Of Pretoria He's With U... Read More
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Bangladesh Court Sentences Former PM Zia to Prison

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Detected Closed Captioning: a Bangladesh Court Has Sentenced Former prime Minister Call It A Zia To Five Years In Prison On Corruption Charges five Others Including Her Son Were Also Sentenced On February 8 To 10 Years In Prison The Group Was Found Guilty Of Misusing Funds Of At Least Two Hundred and Fifty Two Thousand Dollars Donated to An Orphanage Trust Zia Has Said The charges Against Her Or Politically Motivated Zia Served As Bangladesh As prime Minister From 1991 To 1996 And Again From 2001 To 2006 In 2005 Forbes Magazine Ranked Zia At Number 29 In Its List Of The 100 Most Powerful Women See His Conviction Means She May Be Disqualified From Running In December's National Elections The Bangladeshi Constitution Prohibits... Read More
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The Heat: Jacob Zuma’s future in South Africa Pt 1

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He’s South Africa’s most controversial president since the end of white-minority rule in 1994. Now for Jacob Zuma the end may be near as he faces mounting pressure to resign. To explain some of the situation is Ebrahim Rasool, who served as South Africa’s Ambassador to the United States.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Here's South Africa's Most Controversial President Since The End Of White Minority Rule In 1996 Now For Jacob Zuma The End May Be Near As He Faces Mounting Pressure To Resign Hello I'm Erin NIDA And This Is The Heat [Music] It's Been A Tumultuous Nine Years In office For South Africa's 75 Year Old Leader Jacob Zuma Time Marked By Economic Decline In Nearly 800 Alle... Read More
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Israeli police to recommend Netanyahu indictment

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Detected Closed Captioning: Israeli Police Will Recommend To The country's Attorney General That He Indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Corruption Charges Netanyahu Posted Video On Facebook Acknowledging The News but Said He Did Not Believe The AG Would Press Charges Netanyahu Faces Two Corruption Charges Police Will Recommend He Be Indicted On One Of Them Which Involves Accusations Netanyahu And His Wife Accepted Bribes In The Form Of Lavish Gifts Netanyahu Reassured His Supporters Saying Quote There Is Nothing ... Read More
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‘Are You an Honest Man?’ Witness Is Asked in Corruption Trial. ‘I Am Today.’

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He admitted to a litany of unpaid bills, legal judgments and defaulted mortgages that had dogged him for two decades. These included a 2010 felony conviction for theft related to a fraudulent $45,000 bank deposit.He had also embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars over several years from Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, an Albany law firm where he had set up a lobbying practice, and he had evaded taxes on more than $1 million he funneled to a side lobbying firm called Potomac Strategies.“I was living way above my means,” Mr. Howe said on Wednesday, “and I had dug myself into a deep ... Read More
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Duterte Orders Smuggled Luxury Cars to be Destroyed

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] luxury Vehicles Worth About 60 1.6 Million Pesos Have Been Destroyed As President Rodrigo Duterte Cracks Down On illegal Car Smuggling 20 Cars Were Destroyed At Manila Sport On Tuesday February 6 As Though There Than Others watch - That Announces Plan To Enforce A New Policy And Smuggled Vehicles On Thursday It Is A Part Of His Bigger Plan to Fight Corruption In Agencies Like The Bureau Of Customs Customs Commissioner Isidro La Pena Said Out Of His 7,000 employees 691 Have Been Reassigned While 16 Were Suspended For Illegal Activity Illegal Cars Are Usually impounded And Then Auctioned Off With The Government Collecting The Profits abs-cbn Reported Lootera Said As Some Importers Would Let ... Read More
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‘Fancy Bear’ hackers took aim at US defense contractors

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WASHINGTON — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers clearly exploited a national vulnerability in cybersecurity: poorly protected email and barely any direct notification to victims. The hackers... Read More
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‘Fancy Bear’ hackers took aim at US defense contractors

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WASHINGTON — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers clearly exploited a national vulnerability in cybersecurity: poorly protected email and barely any direct notification to victims. The hackers... Read More
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‘Fancy Bear’ hackers took aim at US defense contractors

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WASHINGTON — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers clearly exploited a national vulnerability in cybersecurity: poorly protected email and barely any direct notification to victims. The hackers... Read More
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‘Fancy Bear’ hackers took aim at US defense contractors

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WASHINGTON — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. What ultimately may have been stolen is uncertain, but the hackers clearly exploited a national vulnerability in cybersecurity: poorly protected email and barely any direct notification to victims. The hackers... Read More
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Afghanistan worse than ever, Russia ‘holds the cards’ in Syria, warns former DoD boss

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In an exclusive interview, former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel offers his views on North Korea, President Donald Trump, the state of the Middle East and more. (Jeff Martin, Aaron Mehta and Dustin Q. Diaz/Staff) WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel believes the situation in Afghanistan is “worse than it’s ever been,” saying the U.S. will eventually need t... Read More
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Pentagon: Afghan war costing US $45 billion per year

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Randall Schriver, the Defense Department’s top Asia official, said the $45 billion total for the year includes $5 billion for Afghan forces and $13 billion for U.S. forces inside Afghanistan. Much of the rest is for logistical support. Some $780 million goes toward economic aid. The costs now are still significantly lower than during the high point of the war in Afghanistan. From 2010 to 2012, when the U.S. had as many as 100,000 soldiers in the country, the price for American taxpayers surpassed $100 billion each year. Ther... Read More
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Pentagon: Afghan war costing US $45 billion per year

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Lawmakers, skeptical about the prospects of victory, grilled the Trump administration Tuesday on the direction of the nation’s longest-running war, now in its 17th year. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing comes after a wave of shocking militant attacks in Kabul that killed more than 200 people. Randall Schriver, the Defense Departme... Read More
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Political appointees are to blame for FBI, DOJ corruption: Tom Dupree

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Detected Closed Captioning: SESSIONS SAYS THE FBI NEEDS A QUOTE FRESH START AFTER TWO NEW REUTERS POLL SHOWING THE UPHILL BATTLE. 73% OF REPUBLICANS NOW BELIEVE MEMBERS OF THE FBI AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ARE WORKING TO DELEGITIMIZE TRUMP JOINING ME NOW, TOM DuPREE, FORMER DEPUTY ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL UNDER GEORGE W. BUSH. DEPARTMENT, DID IT HAVE POLITICAL OVERTONES? DID YOU SEE POLITICAL BIAS MAKE ITS WAY INTO THE WAY THAT THE ORGANIZATION WAS RUN? >> YOU KNOW, I DIDN'T. AND IN FACT, ALL OF THIS HAS BEEN SOMEWHAT OF A SURPRISE TO ME. WHEN I WAS THERE AND I THINK IT'S STILL TRUE TODAY, 99.9% OF DOJ AND FBI EMPLOYEES ARE WHEN I SAW THE POLL NUMBERS, I WAS HEART SICK THAT WAS A REPUBLICAN BRAND. THAT'S ONE OF THE RE... Read More
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🇷🇺 Russia’s crackdown on critical voices | The Listening Post (Lead)

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The Kremlin is clamping down on critical voices as Russia's presidential election is due to take place in about six weeks. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested in Moscow last weekend and his Youtube-based channel was shut down in the middle of a broadcast.It's the fourth time Navalny has been arrested since calling for a boycott of a presidential election in which he has been banned from running.International coverage, along with his online following, have been central to Navalny's media strategy as the Kremlin has steadily tightened the screws on domestic news outlets.Over the past few years, ownership of mass media has shifted almost entirely into the hands of K... Read More
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🇰🇷 Samsung heir’s release sparks controversy in S Korea

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In a surprise court ruling, many are calling “shocking,” the vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics has been released from jail.Lee Jae-yong was convicted last year on a number of corruption charges and sentenced to five years in prison.Some South Koreans think his release will be good for the economy, while others have criticised the court's leniency, saying "if you are rich, you can get out".Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim has more on the reactions to the ruling from Seoul, South Korea, where the case was watched very closely.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Trump targets Democrat Adam Schiff calling him a liar, leaker

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Detected Closed Captioning: DAY I'M DAVID ASMAN IN FOR LOU UNANIMOUSLY TO MAKE PUBLIC THE DEMOCRATIC MEMO RESPONDING TO ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION IN THE DOJ AND FBI. ADAM SCHIFF, THE TOP DEMOCRAT INTEL COMMITTEE ALREADY IS CLAIMING THE WHITE HOUSE MAY PLAY POLITICS WITH HIS PARTY'S MEMO. >> WE WANT TO MAKE SURE ANY REDACTIONS THAT ARE MADE ARE FULLY EXPLAINED TO OUR COMMITTEE BY THE FBI OR DOJ. AND ALSO THE WHITE HOUSE, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THE WHITE HOUSE DOESN'T REDACT OUR MEMO FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES. THAT'S A DEEP CONCERN. DAY DR. SEBASTIAN GORKA IS WITH US. LAST WEEK IT WAS ALL ABOUT THE DEMOCRATS SAYING WE HAVE TO REDACT ALL THE NATIONAL SECURITY SECRETS IT'S TOO DANGEROUS. NOW THE SITUATION IS REVERSE. WE SHOULDN'... Read More
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South Korean Appeals Court Frees Samsung Heir

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] South Korea Reduced The Prison Sentence Of Samsung Era Lee Jae-yong And Allowed Him To Walk Free The Seoul High Court Gave Lee A Two And A Half Year Suspended jail Sentence Monday February 5th Lee Was Originally Handed A Five-year Term In August For Several Convictions Including Bribing A Former President Park Geun-hye And Her Confidant Choi Since He'll For Government Favors prosecutors Alleged Lee Wanted Park To Approve A Samsung Merger That Solidified His Control Over The Samsung Business Empire The Scandal Led To PAC's Impeachment The Appeals Court Rejected Most The Bribery And Corruption Charges Monday But Still Found Lee Guilty Of Embezzling Samsung Funds To Support Choi's Daughter Se... Read More
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Maldives: state of emergency as crisis worsens

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The Maldives government has declared a 15-day state of emergency as political tensions on the island nation continue to intensify. The Maldives plunged into political turmoil last week after the country's top court threw out a "terrorism" conviction against its former President Mohamed Nasheed, and ordered the release of nine other jailed politicians.The ruling dealt a blow to President Abdulla Yameen, who critics are accusing of corruption, misrule, and rights abuses. He denied the allegations and refused to comply with the court's ruling.Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Key Witness To Testify Against Ex-Cuomo Aide

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Detected Closed Captioning: KILLED. THE NTSB SAYS POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL TECHNOLOGY COULD HAVE PREVENTED THE CRASH. A FORMER TOP AIDE TO GOVERNOR CUOMO RETURNS TO COURT FOR HIS CORRUPTION TRIAL. A KEY WITNESS IS EXPECTED TO TAKE THE STAND. TODD HOWE PLEADED GUILTY IN 2016 TO CHARGES IN A COOPERATION DEAL. PERCOCO AND OTHERS ARE ACCUSED ... Read More
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Jay Jacobs: Every Dog Has His Day

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Nassau Democratic Chair Jay Jacobs was inducted in the Long Island Press Power List Hall of Fame in 2011. The life of a political party leader isn’t all screening candidates, holding fundraisers and orchestrating campaigns. Nassau County Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs also runs a half-dozen camps. We caught up with Jacobs, who shared why he quotes The Honeymooners, collects owls, and credits Donald Trump with recent local Democratic gains. Long Island Press: For the first time, Democrats and women hold the Nassau County executive seat and two of three town supervisor seats in the county. To what do you credit this historic change? ... Read More
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Jay Jacobs: Every Dog Has His Day

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Nassau Democratic Chair Jay Jacobs was inducted in the Long Island Press Power List Hall of Fame in 2011. The life of a political party leader isn’t all screening candidates, holding fundraisers and orchestrating campaigns. Nassau County Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs also runs a half-dozen camps. We caught up with Jacobs, who shared why he quotes The Honeymooners, collects owls, and credits Donald Trump with recent local Democratic gains. Long Island Press: For the first time, Democrats and women hold the Nassau County executive seat and two of three town supervisor seats in the county. To what do you credit this historic change? ... Read More