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on al jazeera, like this one's feared, war lord, during lay barriers, decade long, civil war says he's now fighting a drug epidemic. the work that the former warlord joshua boy, he has done with treat children, it has attracted to help with an ass protected. and in effect from public prosecution, despite the recommendation is made by veteran and reconciliation. permission for this former warlord liberia has become the front line of a drug war. it cannot afford to lose. he says it's a battle he will fight out of responsibility and killed for his past crimes and for his country. oh i a texas town grieves for his mother, children was out for
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a job the police had made. they waited more than an hour before intervening. ah, i'm sammy zaden, this is al jazeera alive from dell hall. so coming up roches, president says he's ready to look for ways to ship's grains stock in ukraine's bolts. but the mountains, the west should lift sanctions bus. his features will not any mitigation view and human rights chief defends that controversial visit to china. she says she raised concerns about bay jeans treatments of we do most since plus on coal recent power. i swear funds are gathering in that tens of thousands for the champions league final, between liverpool and rail madrid. ah,
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me 78 minutes. that's how long police in taxes waited in the hallway of you validate rob elementary school before entering the classroom, where the 18 year old killer was hold up. but by the time of the broke in 19 children and 2 teachers had already been killed. authorities say students and teachers repeatedly plated with 911 operators to help. while the place chief told officers to wait. president joe biden is due to visit you evolved on sunday. earlier he spoke about the shooting at the graduation ceremony in delaware. as i speak, those parents are literally preparing to bury their children in the united states, american to buried their children to which violence too much fear. too much grief. let's be clear.
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even came to that elementary school classroom in texas to that grocery store in new york. far to many places or innocence have died. the face of such destructive forces, we have to stand stronger. we must stand strong. we cannot outlaw tragedy. i know we can make america safer. and john henry joins us now from houston, texas. john, how are people reacting to the police admission that basically they waited too long before intervening. well i'm outside of the interview convention is day to hear, but the protest dwindled. as you can see behind me, because the big day was yesterday when president trump's about the reaction across the state of texas across the us and in the community of you've all day is really
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dramatic. people are very upset that it took police 78 minutes. well, over an hour, to respond to that school shooting. we have video that we have seen of parents taking outside, urging the police to go in there and rescue those children. and we hear gunshots in the background. and the police have acknowledged that they made a bad call a for some reason, the commander of that police unit said that he believed that this was a barricaded situation, where the gunman was isolated, not a threat to children. when in fact, he was in classrooms shooting and killing young children and 2 teachers 21 in all. throughout that hour and several minute period of time. meanwhile, children were phoning in on the 911 emergency line,
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whispering risking their lives to speak out loud. do tell police, please come in when the police were standing outside and not coming into the room. so you can, as you can imagine, there's a lot of outrage about that lack of police response. it's not unlike what we saw in the parkland school shooting where a security officer stood outside and didn't enter the building. so who am castro is a local congressman here in texas? he's asked for an f b. i investigation into what happened. but nationally, there is just simply outrage it, the police did not go in sooner. and the suggestion is that children died who didn't need to die because police reacted so slowly. i guess we can see some of the outrage behind you in the protest. you reference john, how is that bank clash impacting the re
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well, the concern out here in front of the, in our conference is the protesters want to see some kind of gun control. some limitations on weapons with the problem with the way the u. s. government operates, and i've been covering this since the 1999 columbine high school shootings in colorado when the n or a also had a meeting directly afterwards at that time that was nearby. in denver. the problem has been that congress has failed to act for 20 years. and right now there are not enough democrats who support some kind of limitations and can control. so they need to lower some republicans and you have to have a super majority in the us senate in order to get anything. it's non budgetary passed, and they simply don't have the votes right now. so they have to recruit some republicans . and what we've seen happen time after time, as your time is that these boats come up in the house, which is more in democratic control. you tend to see these things pass that get to the senate and they die. and, and i,
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i must say there is very little optimism among those who really understand how congress works. there will be any change at all. president biden. would like to see it. most democrats in congress will see it, but likely we will not see this happen in the us even after this shooting. and the laws are likely to remain the same. and i should mention that here in texas, the was on guns have actually been loosened by the current governor greg got it. all right, thanks so much john henry, they're the well as the world braces for a food crisis brought on by the war and ukraine. russia's president says, he's willing to discuss ways to ship grain that stuck in ukraine's port in a phone call with the leaders of france and germany. let me put in said russia is ready to increase fertilizer exports. but only if sanctions are lifted, russia and ukraine account finality,
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a 3rd of global weight supplies. ukraine is also a major exporter of cooking oil. k of has been unable to export those supplies, toothbrushes, invasion, and that st. global food prices soaring dosage of berries in moscow as more on putin's coal with my new micron and all our shoulds, the russian president told his counterparts, the status of the military operation in you talked about how and there are a number of issues with the ships that are carrying ukrainian wheat that have been stuck on in the black sea as a result of what the russians are saying are minds that are placed along the routes for them to leave in the black sea by the ukrainian military. now vladimir putin said that russia is willing to allow the passage of those ships are roughly around $300.00 of them and from the main port in odessa,
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in ukraine. and that is something that is up for discussion. but as that is something, of course, that has to be done through the russian military. they presidents that russian president also talked about how the negotiations have stalled between the 2 sides as a result of the key of government not being serious and responding to at the offers that have been made by the russian negotiators, the last one being and made on april 15th vladimir putin also stressed that the weapons that are being poured into ukraine, especially by the united states, are really exasperating the situation on the ground than they are further destabilizing. the ongoing conflict between the 2 sides, the 3 leaders agreed to keep the line of communications open and the french and the german at leaders also were at seemingly satisfied by the answers given by the russian president about the status of the prisoners, the ukrainian military personnel that are being held as prisoners of war by the russian military along the ground in ukraine,
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president of all of them. and then ski says the situation on the east in front of the stream. the difficult russian forces of advanced in the push to fully control the dumbass region. the areas in the held by russia and its separatist allies. the governor of the hunt says ukrainian forces may of 2 withdraw from their last pocket of defense to avoid being surrounded in the province of the city of savannah. don't yet, because seen some of the heaviest fighting russian forces are close to fully encircling it. now russia, defense ministry says its forces, now control lehman ukraine says fighting though is still ongoing near the city. and presidents and ski says russia is concentrating all it's 5 power on the dumbass, georgia, as expected, the situation in the dung backs is extremely difficult. the occupiers are trying to achieve the goals they hoped to achieve in the 1st days of the war after february,
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the 24th, at least before the 100 day of the war. that's why they are concentrated, maximum artillery on reserves. they're using both miss island air strikes. at least 31 people have di voucher, a stampede in southern nigeria. it happened at a church charity event and full target. local media report say a large crowd turn up ahead of the event and the crush occurred when the venue opened. the sim bar is live for us in a bu, just so what prompted the stampede? well the local church had called out to members of the public and also members of the church to come out for a charity bank where they were to be give the i give i tend to support them, must be food. i came clothing, materials, they couldn't organize the bank. i've been touch premises because the anticipated that being be a huge turn out like that because we spent time the economy crisis in the country.
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i will leave it there. sorry for that technical issue. we had were still head on al jazeera israeli security forces, stop dozens of rights activists trying to demolish an illegal settlement out post in the occupied west bank. and 50 days of protests, such rank as president is still holding on. ah, he has begun the, the full world cup is on its way to cattle. your travel package to day? hey, there, thanks for joining air. we're tracking the advancement of the southwest monsoon. so by early next week it's gonna cut across keller and hamil. now do states in india, so ahead of this we are starting to see that rain intensify in this solid wind off
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the bare bengal is going to fuel some of these. thunderstorms have got bubbling up across westbank gall bangladesh into myanmar, some of which could be severe. so the biggest threats will be powerful winds and hail. next stop, we're going to southeast asia, gonna tell you dry spells across sumatra. but around west java, we could see some pretty intense ursa rain over the course of the weekend for the philippines. central areas, flight advisor is back in play here, the rain filename, top to bottom, from loses rate through to mindy. now, now for china, our season rains are plum rains or lifting further toward the north, falling across the yangtze river valley. and we could see some flooding here. now that their brain has made a clean sweep of japan, there was, temperatures are coming up. so 32 degrees in tokyo into a front siding across beijing that could bring in some sand and dust from mongolia and look at this temperature and john joe, 39 degrees. so if you get there on sunday, that's going to be a new record temperature for the month of may stay cool. that's it. that's all
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welcome back here watching. i'll just time to recap. i'll headlines. you as president is due to visit you've all day on sunday where 21 people killed us in elementary school shooting earlier this week. speaking in delaware, joe buys and said americans need to come together to make the country safe on the un human rights commission as, as china was not used. legitimate concerns about terrorism to justify human rights abuses. show bachelor visited fishing jang region where chinese authorities are accused of abusing weak people in camp. at least $31.00 people have died in the sam paid in southern nigeria happened that the church shower event and old local media report say a large crowd turned in a crush occurred when the venue opened. now outrages spread across brazil after a mentally ill blank man was suffocated to death by the police protests against
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police violence and racism have been held in. so g, p, an south paolo, mechanic here in red, geneva with more we are here in rio de janeiro in the square called. there's a statue behind me. i don't know if you can see it, but it started to be mighty. she was a leader in a slave against slavery when brazil was, was still a colony. so the people here, this is a spontaneous protest that was organized the last minute. and it was triggered by the violent efforts those last week. these people here have been saying that although brazil does not have the death penalty, there are many, many, although doesn't have a death penalty. many people are being killed, executed the police go up into the 5 l us and they go and shoot out. and then they
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ask questions. so this is we much remember this is an electro year year in brazil and people year say that the blacks are majority and they were, will vote for somebody that will start defending their cars. well, yes, they're asking for an investigation. the 2 officers involved in the case of the man who was gas in the front cover of the car and those were suspended, but we were talking to people living in the 5 our law and our one woman said, yes, i know he was suspended but will anything else happen will they be jailed for this? will they be tried? and they think that know they think that justice is very selective. here in brazil, it works for the rich, the high middle class. the way the un human rights commissioner is calling on beijing not to use legitimate anti terrorism concerns to justify human rights abuses. michelle bachelor, speaking at the end of a 6 day trip across china,
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she visited the shins, young region where chinese authorities are accused of abusing week muslims in detention camps. i have a question about the application of a k. i think really that impact on the right a minority. while i'm unable to assess the full scale of the b. c, i read to the government a official on fish indicators to determine tendencies towards via allegations of the use of force, a restriction on. and you can really just katrina, you has more from beijing. well, this is a very measured statement spoken by michelle beschler on the last over 60 trip here to china. she started out by talking about the achievements of the chinese
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government, even before he mentioned she's young. and she was at pains to emphasize that this was not an investigation that she simply did not have time in one single trip to investigate the scale of human rights concerned in china. but she said that the main things she seemed to have achieved was to engage in dialogue with the chinese government. and in this engagement to raise concerns about some of the policies that she mentioned, especially it's counter terrorism. and then the separatism policies in she and john and she talked about how she was able to visit a prison in cash. and what he called a v c t, a vocational training center or former vocational training center, and speak with some of the staff members who run that. and she said she was able to ask questions about this. and as a result of her visit, the best she could do it seems, was to raise the concerns and say, although these import, these are policy is what you say are important applied counter terrorism. it's
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important that in implementing these policies that there are no human rights abuses taking place. now she also mentioned that before her trip, she was in contact with the loved ones of week families who had not been in contact with relatives. so looking desperately for information and she said that when she was injured in junk, she also raised those concerns with the young officials and encouraged them to be more transparent. and to provide information to these families and israeli rides group is demonstrating against the construction of a settlement outpost in the occupied westbank. police trying to disperse the protesters and confiscated to those who brought to demolish the outpost israeli government advisory. the jewish centers from the area in 2005, but a group of centers later returns knew that abraham is following developments from nambla. according to peace. now, activists we've been speaking to,
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as they were trying to gather within israel, to cross into the occupied by bank to the growth of the legal sentiment out of home as they were bringing cooper those, those with them, they were stopped by the israeli police arrested 2 drivers, all those are as well as one activists that would need to be now they said that under cover police actually arrest the activists as he was going from his home to the point where they were gathering now, even though some of them were arrested, they continue their journey into the occupies was back now they are in size. very true. they biggest l o much. but they have been prevented by another radio checkpoint from accessing the area we ourselves have also find trouble trying to get into the area. because this is one entrance leaving palestinian car than palestinians towards naturalists in the north of the occupied west bank and leading us to with the outpost thomas. but as you can see, there is
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a lot of traffic. the israeli, please hang up and army have been putting up a lot of checkpoints to try and prevent palestinians and also is ready cars from accessing their it's a saturday the weekends usually the rosa ramsey, but we're seeing them to day filled with people now for us to me and they will tell you that they are expecting the settlement, of course, to be evicted. but the problem here is that even when it was elected in 2005, they couldn't access it. they couldn't go to their land because the is really melissa the order of seizing it. never stop to exist. so for palestinians, even though they're here, it is radio official saying, you know, we need to abide by the law. we're gonna evict the settlement. they're not expecting to return to it anytime soon. and the funeral procession has been held for packing. and teenager shock deadlines
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ready for pick up friday. jayden coming from name was 15 years on the fisher said he was shot 3 times the time about how that sound of best man for the 50th day in a row protesters in short, anchor calling for president, got a bio roger pack said to resign. people are also demonstrating against the new prime minister renelle were promising gay. they were sworn in by the president early this month. protesters blame the government for an economic crisis that is left the country without enough few food or medicine. michelle fernandez as more from the protest in colombo and 50 days after the campaign go home. gotten started, this is what we're seeing. hundreds of people gathering in colombo to mark that milestone. and there don't show any signs of giving up their struggle. they said that despite the fact that the president has brought in some changes,
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he's swept the boards of cabinet. there's a new government in place and very effectively what the roger foxes have done. or what observer said, they're great at doing is to cast the attention of themselves right now the attention is on prime minister serrano vicar missing her. and the argent dismal said the country's economy is in. but for these protest is here today. as you can see, one banner that says, nor deal was basically that alludes to is the fact that the roger proctors are still pulling the strings from behind the scenes. or they say it's just sort of a new set of faces. but the theme all and that these protesters are not willing to put up with that one. the young protest i spoke to said they have basically managed to bring out the general public of sri lanka for the 1st time that people are ready to speak up about the injustice about the mismanagement and
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all of that rather than sit in their comfort zones and this is a fundamental change in sri lanka, day to day life. so what people say a 50 days on is that they will continue their struggle. it's not going to stop here . yes, investigator is a founder wild fire in new mexico, that displaced thousands of people was caused by forest managers. investigators say the blaze began as a controlled burn, meant to prevent destructive wild fires. but instead 2 fires merged and created the largest wild fire in the states history. liverpool manager yoga clappers, dedicated saturday's champions, league final against 3 on madrid to the people of ukraine. the game was supposed to be played in saint petersburg. what was moved to the stand, the house in paris following russia's invasion in february. liverpool are aiming
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for their 3rd trophy of the season clumps as the game has an even greater significance outside of football. though the game still happens and is not in st. petersburg maybe is exactly the right message or the russia should get a life goes on even when you try to destroy it. so, and be played as final fall to people, not only but as well for the people in the ukraine. i'm pretty sure there are some who have who can watch it and we do it for you as well. 100 percent paul reese reports from paris now. oh, in the champions league it doesn't get much better and being a fan of rail madrid. by saturday nights the supporters could be celebrating at title number 14, twice as many as any other club. i think we can beat livable. we are not satisfy with 1310 business liverpool contingent, a praying for
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a may 7th trophy and revenge for defeat to madrid in the 2018 final. oh, i think this is our year medina. 170 last 7 bought the last thing. the loss was in paris. i went to bodies in 1981 when we lost to liverpool. why neil, i remember that the history matters, but it's the present that has people tipping this final to be a classic. these teams aren't just the best on the european stage this season. they're also the most exciting. liverpool have a beautiful chemistry in attack. while madrid have mounted some of the most dramatic comebacks. this competition has ever seen. fringe strike a carrying benjamin is the play who has made the difference to madrid's fortunes scoring 10 goals in the knockout stages and all all are we what will naturally the article maria grandmother, i'm treating the final naturally getting into the final is a big success for us,
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we know how demanding this club is and all about the clubs history. we think we have had a very good season in reaching the final has been very important for us. now we are very close to achieving something huge the season. and we will give our all to achieve with budget and put our law liverpool have more than one special striker as they going to stop. rails run of 7 winds in a row in the european final of course is geometry. and of course people bring up. but we just focused on trying to win this game. we want to win the trophy we, you know, when you get to the fair, you know, you're so close. but it's the hardest, harder to go over than in a. hopefully we can, hopefully we can be the ones celebrating with many more fans traveling than the seats. available. tickets are being exchanged on the black market for up to $5000.00 and counting several times the monthly earnings of those who live next to the stud difference is sand. any one of the poorest areas in the country on this bridge? this is the separation between the normal felony i should say with such for neighbourhood
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such as this one of homicide. and on the other side, the said the false, where there is, there are many major it's natural events such as the final of the year for chapters they, for example, one thing can be to make tickets more affordable for people of somebody because we are locals here we welcome the world, but we can't go inside the said the font not staying locally, could make getting to the stadium difficult rail work as a planning a strike to coincide with saturday's final. on the pitch derailing madrid's french striker could be the only way to win 41 years of rail dominance. paul reese out his era at paris. now the streets of peruse capital have been filled with wings, costumes and face painters. clown day returns after a 2 year hiatus. ah, the annual event was suspended because of the corona virus pandemic. some clowns held signs honoring their fellow performers who died. clown day started in 2006 to
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celebrate jose alada velez, who set up a circus and luminous course neighborhood. now the world's oldest man is celebrated his 100 and 13th birthday venezuelan, one resent the bed as mortar says, his secret to long life is working hard at going to bed early and loving god. he has 11 children, 141 grandchildren, 18 great grand children, and 12. yes, great, great grandchildren. oh boy, miracle, your site your i see, and i'm very proud. i feel very happy with a joy that one does not know how to explain well and very blessed by god. for this honor that we have to day for my father's 113 years. and for being the longest living.

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