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i and i'm buying an african, i couldn't be more proud to be part of, you know, intelligence and playful, alters are in high demand, is pets in japan, but concerns are going over the illegal smuggling and irresponsible breeding of these wild animals. 11 east investigate on all to 0. ah, we're doing the best we possibly can. top us health officials face tough questions at the senate has a country hit a new record. the cupboard 19 hospitalizations. the on the conveyor rent is also surging across europe. the double h, i warns more than half the population will be infected within the next 2 months. ah, i'm dying, jordan, this is al jazeera la you from de also coming up. this is the law to decide to
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defend our lectures, to defend our democracy. but you as president pushes to change senate rule c, rami supports of voting rights reforms, and k paul k drama, and now k food. how the humble korean noodle is becoming the latest global train. ah, yes, president joe biden has defended his administration's response to the surgeon, omicron cases more people and now in hospital with cobit 19 than ever before. and infections are hitting an average of 3 quarters of a 1000000 a day. a u. s. senate committee has met to question federal officials on how they've been handling the pandemic article. hang as the latest on the situation with a call with another new coded record in the us. more than 145000 people
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hospitalized with the virus. i'm still u. s. president joe biden is sounding optimistic on top of her on the right track, back to other polls showed much of the country disagree. one problem, testing this is boston and here in missouri long lines to get a test and results are taking longer to come back very where we've been, it's been a lot like this is we're testing looks like in most of the country. the other option at home tests, but they are expensive and really hard to find. same with masks, the government says i'm a crohn means everyone needs better masks if you can find and afford them. so some local government, you have begun giving en route. i'm just going to get the mask. i can't find anyone and was love that i got a rightly bye. just so expensive. oh, take 2 or 3 weeks to get on. at this senate hearing the focus was supposed to be on how to make it all better. but it often got contentious with republicans launching
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personal attacks on the nation's chief covet adviser, who says he is receiving death threats because of it. so i asked myself, what, why would sen want to do this? so go to ran poll website, and you see fire doc the found she was a little box that says contribute here. you can do 5 dollars, 10 dollars, 20 dollars, a $100.00. so you are making a catastrophic epidemic for your political gang. so here's the problem, case numbers are extremely high, but hospitalizations usually follow those by about 3 weeks. and hospitals are already stretched. this one, several times is added simply tell ambulance drivers don't come here. we're just quite out of beds. the bind administration says they're ramping up the production of medicines, math test, but those are weeks, maybe months away. and the situation is getting worse by the day. and after saying
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it wouldn't be needed. authorities admit they are working on a vaccine for the am a crohn, very it and working on others that could work on the next parent that comes after that or i'm a crown isn't likely not to be the last curve ball. this virus throws at us nearly 2 years on and once again, hospitals are stretched, lives are being lost, and every day new signs that life is far from returning to normal. petty clean al jazeera maryland, quebec could soon be the 1st canadian province to tax unvaccinated adults. the premiere for us all ago says they're placing a financial burden on the health care system. on tuesday, he announced plans for those without a medical exemption to pay a health care contribution. cobit 19 hospitalizations in canada have surge with the spread of the amazon barret. more than half the population of europe will have caught the amazon veron within the next 6 to 8 weeks. that's the warning from the
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world health organization and it urgent governments to prioritize vaccinations including boosters. 7000000 new european cases of micron were detected in the 1st week of january alone. it is quickly becoming the dominant virus invest in europe and this know spreading into the balkans at this rate. the institute for health metrics and evaluation for past that more than 50 percent of the population in the region will be infected with comic wrong in the next $6.00 to $8.00 weeks. now just there was dominant cain as in berlin with more on the situation across europe. on the face of us, a very bleak assessment. indeed, that's 50 percent of the population. depending on which numbers you go by, in the you, more than 400000000 people live here in the you around 700000000 around the you, it's periphery countries and that sort of thing. so we're talking potentially
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hundreds of millions of people that this individual from the world health organization is saying might well find themselves falling fall of the only current variant of the corona virus in the course of the next couple of months. remember, it's deep winter here, right? now, and so all those conditions which militates in favor of further transmission are in place, it's cold outside people tend to congregate together inside if they're not wearing appropriate masks as we were hearing from the w h o. in another part of a statement made by the individual concerned that it's masking vaccination and that sort of thing. in the absence of those that it's very clear that the wolf health organization is making pretty difficult and dangerous suggestions here. hundreds of millions of people might find themselves as a se falling fall of on the kron in this deep winter phase of 2022. that's the really fundamental question here right now has on the chrome managed to dislodge the delta, very of the preceding,
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particularly dangerous variance of covey that had been running right. what, like wild fire across the continent. here in germany, the latest estimate suggests somewhere around 50 percent of all cases are of ami chrome, but in other parts of the continent then on the crohn has really taken hold and is starting to really push delta to one side. yes, president joe biden says the united states is at a turning point on voting rights. he's urge the senate to pass legislation to protect the right to vote. alan fisher reports from atlanta, georgia, before this important speech to bite and took time to pay tribute to civil rights icon. he stopped at martin luther king's grave site, a man who fought for rights. the president no believes out at risk since the election that carried him to the white house. 19 states have changed the rules of voting. an attack on the people says joe biden, an attack on democracy for the right to vote. and that that vote count. it is
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democracy's threshold liberty. without it, nothing is possible, but with it. anything is possible. while the denial of fair and fair elections is on democratic, it is not on fretted in it. he made the speech in georgia, one of the places where the laws have changed. a cut, the number of drop boxes made it harder to ask for a meal and vote even made it illegal to hunt water to people waiting in line to vote. joe biden wants to change the rules in the senate to push legislation through against republican opposition, but he knows 2 senators from his own party. are dead set against that idea. he threw down this challenge. well, you stand against voters suppression? yes or no, that's the question they'll answer. what do you stand a lie against election subversion? yes or no. we stand for democracy. yes or no.
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there is one thing, every senator, every american should remember. history has never been kind to those of sided with voters oppression over voters rights. joe biden rude to election victory with the overwhelming support of black voters in many experts believe that's who would be most disadvantaged by the change in the legislation. advocates who support a national law didn't attend. we believe joe biden should be in washington getting things done. not here, talking about getting things done. this is york hardy, mister president. these are your soldiers. you need to find a way to get them in line because we deliver or you to lee is party and now you need to lead this party. so help me. god, congratulations mister ha to biden. like every president had an ambitious agenda when he took office. he hasn't spent a lot of time on voting rights. this speech signals, it's no a priority. supporters of had the words. no,
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they want results. alan fisher al jazeera atlanta, georgia. well to talk. it is a political analyst. she says voting reforms are vital to expand access to polls. i thought today the president of the united states and the vice president of the united states in a very strong message to the american people, to the united states senate. that was a very clear message that democracy is before us and that we have a choice. are you going to be on the side of the martin luther king junior? you get a bit of side of george wallace. and it was clear that he outlined a case for voting rights. why it was so important for us to pass the federal legislation, the freedom to vote at and john lewis voting rights act, that it was imperative that congress needed to do it now. and he also laid out a pathway that we needed to adjust the filibuster in order to make way for there to be a focus on this issue. any also made it very clear that adjusting the full buster heads
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taken place before with the debt ceiling. and there is no reason why should not happen again for us to deal with a fundamental right in our country, which is democracy. but other states i decision for individual states, not the federal government, can walk as a republican strategist and found the black conservatives the tree. as a republican, oh, when we do not support the voting rights bill is not because we don't support voting rights, we absolutely support it. we believe that it is best for the states decide what is best for our individual states. what happens is if the filibuster is eliminated, which they don't have the votes to do so right now, then any party back empower can change the bills for the entire country. but just a simple with just a simple majority. everything that the bed,
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the voting rights bill that i didn't want to have passed. for example, i live in the state of georgia. we just passed the voting law sb too low to in it. it addresses many of the items that they speaker, it is best for this to be done on a state level instead of a federal level. north korea has released images of lida kim gentlemen observing the country's latest missile test. it's the 2nd firing of an apparent hypersonic missile there in less than a week. on tuesday, japan and south korea condemned the test after detecting its launch for short break here now to 0. when we come back, british by minister boss johnson's on the fire, off of the government's accused of holding more at parties during the height of the corona virus lockdown, and growing criticism of ethiopia government, as more civilians are killed in military restaurants more nicer. ah, ah,
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look forward to burly to scully's with sponsored my cattle at ways, but it's time the year to watch out for rain in the radiant peninsula and the pop from a little bit of cloud, the few showers. we don't see much of it yet, but we do see something very obvious around turkey in the eastern met. storm system has been searching for a day or so. it's gathering a great deal of warmth and then for rain potential flow into cypress in southern turkey. bit of height and a bit of cold injected from the really cold north cross. the black sea means huge amounts of snow seem liked in the mountains of north, particularly eastern turkey. and just over the border as well. this systems can be around for a couple of days. spread its largest south was in the east was so showers down through 11 northern egypt and probably libya are running crossed, and doors and syria. now south of that looks relatively quiet, but there will be an influence. i think this is friday's picture, which might bring showers into q 8 and then it links up and regenerates. a shower
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about running from mecca east was through red towards the gulf. it's likely that dough house stay warm and quiet at 25 degrees. it's likely that most of iran, afghanistan and pakistan will stay equally fine. the summer thunder saunter produce yet more flooding the eastern cape of south africa. and that could be a repeat procedure. oh, the weather sponsored by casara, always healing the debates. 90 percent of the world's refugees have come from of climate impacted country. the climate emergency is putting more pressure on cities across the world and amplify your voice. it's not really the future. 8, now not a lot can complete the fact. we cannot lose hope. we know what to do and we have the tools to to get all this to lean on al jazeera lou.
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ah, welcome back a correct amount of the top stories here. this year's president joe biden has called for voting rights reforms. speaking in the battle ground state of georgia, democrats alleged republicans dates of trying to suppress black and other democratic leaning voters biden wanted senate to abandon it super majority rule to pass the bills. yes, present, joe biden has defended his administration's response to the surgeon, omicron cases biden says he's confident countries on the right track. the u. s. senate committee has met to hear the federal governments take on how it's handling the pandemic on the world health organizations warning of an approaching tidal wave of infections in europe. that says more than a half of people, they're unlikely to be infected by omicron over the next 2 months. britton's prime
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minister has facing renewed calls to step down after new revelations about a garden party held during locked down. bar is, johnson has repeatedly denied breaking the rules, but a leaked e mail reportedly shows his private secretary invited around a 100 government staff to the gathering in 2020. but in barbara has the story. how many garden parties is a garden party too far? this image shows bars johnson at a gathering behind 10 downing street during the 1st lockdown in may 2020. his office is always claimed. this was a work meeting. now he's under intense pressure. after press reports, he attended another gathering here 5 days later, along with dozens of colleagues, an e mail from one of his advisors to a 100 members of stuff said hi all after what has been an incredibly busy period, we thought it would be nice to make the most of the lovely weather and have some socially distance drinks in the number 10 garden this evening. please join us from 6 p. m and bring your own booze. and i know that people are also eager for news of
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the same day. the coach or secretary was on television, telling the public they shouldn't meet more than one person from another household . in parliament on tuesday, the opposition was granted an urgent question. speak to the prime minister to make her statement on the policy of her been held in the downing street garden on the 20th of may, 2020. maurice johnson didn't turn up, leaving it to a cabinet colleague to fend off repeated calls for him to resign. crime, i apologize again, unreservedly. fully upset that these allegations have caused the prime minister has asked for an investigation to take place and the terms of reference, the investigations that are underway have already been published. in recent months, the press has been full of reports of social gatherings in downing street where covered 19 regulations were broken. but this time it feels different. johnson has refused to deny anything saying only that there'll be an investigation by su gray,
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a senior civil servant, or the reaction of the former head of the scottish conservatives was particularly a survey on tuesday. she said, nobody needs an official to tell them whether they were utter boozy shindig in their own garden. well apart from su grey's investigation, the police here now say they're in touch with the cabinet office. over those reports of a garden party. the government official number of people who died from covey 19 has just passed 850000. no surprise then, that the air waves have been full of people who lost loved ones in 2020, and weren't allowed to attend their funerals condemning the prime minister for his johnson's popularity. ratings have already slumped in recent months. whether this latest scandal translates into any real attempt by his party to replace him is less clear. nadine barber al jazeera london. meanwhile, senators and france have been debating whether to approve a coven vaccine past the proposed legislation is controversial. because it bars any
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one who doesn't have a jab from public places. thousands have been taken to the streets for weeks to oppose the measure. latasha butler report, the southern port, mac say is in a region with one of the highest unvaccinated populations in france. until recently, nico call was among them when we 1st met him a year ago, he didn't want to cove it vaccine because he worried about possible side effects. but he has since changed his mind and just had his 2nd job. i would prefer, if i had many questions about the vaccines effectiveness of what's in it, it was a personal decision and i decided to say you know, to being vaccinated. but the situation has since evolved as a 5th wave. the own convent, renown, or children are a major source of transmission and my wife. as a teacher, her environment has changed, and on balance, i decided it was better to get vaccinated very quickly. frances registered record numbers of new cove. it infections, doctors say most people in hospital with the virus are unvaccinated,
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so the government wants to pressure those who are not immunized to get a job by introducing a vaccine pass for most social activities. last week, french impedes approved the pass. after days of face debate, people in france have to have 8 cove. it help pass if they want to catch a train, go to the movies or even be in a restaurant like this. it is a q r code that most people have on their telephone, but effectively shows whether you've been fully vaccinated or have a recent negative test. or the government wants to change the rules of it. only people who are vaccinated will be able to access the path, which means people on the fax later will no longer be able to do things like this. the measure his infuriated people who are against the coven vaccine, on saturday, thousands protested in paris against the pass and against the french president who recently made controversial comments about on vaccinated people fell at anchor and it is an attack on our freedom. i am not vaccinate,
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emma crohn does not respect the constitution. he has insulted me as a citizen. this opposition m. p. 's, as the pastor is an erosion of rights and the approach. well, much of it is all that. those who had people to get vaccinated, you have to respect in this, we have a, i have a clinician rates go nearly 90 percent like between to convince people who are unvaccinated to some are not necessarily because they are against it, but because they don't have enough information so well, some say the vaccine pulse is divisive emmanuel, macro battle. most people in france supporting it because the majority are immunized opinion. polls suggest he was right. 3 months before the presidential election. likewise hoping that his risky political calculation will pay off. natasha butler al jazeera must say, what several nations have gone a step further and made vaccinations. compulsory include austria where people faced finds if they're not fully vaccinated by the 1st of february. italy made vaccination mandatory for the over 50 is last week. and green sits compulsory for
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over sixty's. germany's new chancellor. alas, schoultz was planning a boat on the policy next month. like to stan strike in ethiopia. has to go. i reason has killed at least 17 people, dozens of others, a wounded in the southern town of mike separate. it follows an attack on friday which killed at least $56.00 and account for the displaced. the governments denied targeting civilians in the 14 month conflict. there was malcolm waivers in ny roby . he says, if you, if you have use of their power has been controversial. the pin federal government power is widely seated, something that turn the tables in this conflict in recent month, the conflict began just over a year ago. now just a few months ago, the t p l f and allies were advancing towards the capital, addis ababa than last month. the government successfully fought them back and a lot of observe as a tribute to drones that the open government has recently bought combat drones,
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which certainly proved effective militarily. but the death of civilians in the asteroid is at the same time attracting, growing citizens from the international community. us president joe biden spoke yesterday with the a p and prime minister abbey. i made the statement from the state department said at a biden, was critical about the strikes. also expressed concerns about the human rights situation in ethiopia, including the very many people have been detained under the state of emergency. people have been detained for a long period without trial in large numbers that bite and did say that he was pleased with the recent release of political prisoners, but certainly with the release of political prisoners on one hand, but then continuing conflict through even escalating conflict in the case of the civilians being caught up and strike on the other hand, that's gonna certainly leave a lot of people thinking that these extensive mediation efforts maybe aren't
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necessarily bringing this conflict any close to a close. because i found presidents as announced the withdrawal within 10 days of the moscow lead military block that intervened, falling the country's worst unrest in 30 years of independence and a speech to parliament, cassim jamal chuck. i have also criticized wealthy oligarchs linked to the former president and longtime leader, the sultan, as a buyer, robin foster walker for the people who looted this al marty shopping mall. knew no one was coming to stop them. not only did they steal new shoes, they had time to leave their old ones behind. oh, so that will the store owner estimates the damage? is it over a $100000.00? must go. hm. moscow. chase did our program it or the guys who did the looting, mostly men. right. but i still took all the lingerie, everything's gone off. so shorter than grabbing lucille has given. on tuesday, the president archive did not say how he would help business recover from an
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estimated $57000000.00 in losses. but he did promised social economic and political reforms and strikingly a crack down on the countries oligarchy who must pay into a new national fund wherever they appear, on present gentle he about sir. thanks to the 1st president, l passing a group of very profitable companies and ally of people rich even by international standards have appeared in the country. i believe that it's time to pay tribute to the people of catholics, don, and help them systematically and regularly as no relatives of former president nozzle turn as a buyers have amassed fabulous wealth in taking it abroad. it's estimated that his daughter and son in law own properties in london alone worth over $350000000.00. slightly more than half as much for wealth is held off shore is probably a reasonable estimate. so you're talking about more than half of all the well from the country is outside the scrutiny of the government. and therefore, if the owners of that wealth decide not to participate in the new national fun than
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that wealth will not participate in the national front. there's nothing the government can do about that. took, i have says foreign troops will leave within 10 days. he seems confident he no longer needs the moscow packed military force to hold on to power from the prime minister down that loyal deputies of being appointed, dickie issued to what extent you will be able to repair the columbia to pick it out of this corrupted her creaming law, all you gotta keep typo full, full forwarding. and 2nd me how he will be able to do the re distribute to wealth or make to narrow this social gaps and socially with what it is. sylvia injustice if you will be able to the so this is the best way of healing. there's much healing to do widespread damage to both the private and public sectors. more than a 160 people have died, thousands injured. this is a traumatized nation, hoping the nasa by era is drawing to
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a close. but wary of what comes next from in 1st year walker al jazeera dentist, i know that jack of it as apologize for incorrectly filling out an australian immigration for the well number one said his agent and incorrectly stated he happen to travel the 14 days before arrive in australia, video foot as though shows doc of its training at a tennis club in my band, spain, on the 2nd of january. not south korean food has become the latest export from the country to see a rise in popularity at cinemark and music industries have already swept the globe . now the pandemic is pushing sales of korean instant noodles, especially in the west, nor, but man in the street market. and so all these spicy ramayo noodles pack a punch as staples, the south koreans, they're now winning over pallets around the world. since the pandemic demand oodles
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the spicy noodles have food leading south korean manufacturer, non shim says the pandemic helped us be ahead. a k food wave in america, canada, and europe. and that expanded noodle cells by 24 percent last year over 2019. ah, the noodles has become a latest trend in a growing western appetite for all things south korean, that's including cape hot, k drama, and k movies. non shem sales went up after the oscar winning film parasite presented a made up dish could jap at gory, using its product. green brown, some young roman saw sales reached new highs after it was used in the popular netflix show. with game and caper band bts pushed international sales of monday or dumplings by 90 percent of
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the team members got into a fight. so good food, a korean wave. how do you play a huge role in the popularity of korean noodles and things like b t s. like the world wide sensation b t s, and just seeing rami in korean drama has played a huge role. people see it and they see that it's not just something that we eat out of convenience or something that broke college students. it. they see that it's something that people really enjoy the humble in some new don't, isn't new to american society. it's the main se in prisons as much as it is on the students plate. that south green food is claim. there brands taste better and say there's only one way to eat it that brings out that spicy flavor. i think it goes to the satisfaction of eating the noodles when you hear a good sleeper whose lesson is good on clean food and culture. will they also take
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up this experience? why be shed on social media who are about money out to 0? now, i rach, seen as a hero in cambodia for sniffing out landlines has died. my gower giant african power right detected more than a 100 land mines during his career. he was light enough to avoid tripping explosives and able to cover an error in minutes that would have taken humans days . my god, i was awarded a middle for heroism before retiring last year. he died peacefully of the ripe old age of a ah . type a quick check at the headlines here on out 0. u. s. president joe biden has defended his administration's response to a surgeon army con cases. he says he's confident that countries on the right track . a u. s. senate committee has met to hear the federal governments take on how it's handling the pandemic. more people are now in the hospital with cobit 19 than ever
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