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america protest her is returned to the u. s. supreme court afterward allowed states to outlaw abortion? ah, you're watching al jazeera light from a headquarters in ohio jedi navigate are also a heads. this is a monumental day president biden says, says lives will be saved after signing the most significant gun control legislation in decades. police in norway say they're investigating an act of terrorism after a shooting outside, a gay nightclub, and a multi $1000000000.00 bridge opens and bangladesh after years of delays and to allegations of corruption. ah, hello, we begin in the united states. that's where protests are underway, right? now for a 2nd day across the nation, after supreme court overturned
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a landmark ruling on friday, that allowed abortion for nearly 50 years. this is the scene outside the supreme court in washington d. c. where pro and anti abortion rights activists have gathered. a number of states have already moved to ban or severely restrict access to abortion services. some clinics of even begun to close in 1973 roe vs wade guaranteed a women's rights to terminate a pregnancy within the 1st 12 weeks president job right and has condemned the court's decision as a tragic errors to and i know painful and devastating decision is for so many americans. i mean, so many americans and decision is implemented by states i ministration is going to focus on how they administer and whether or not they violate other laws. i've decided to not allow people across state lines to get public health services, and then we're going to take action to protect women's rights and reproductive
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health of crossover to heidi, so cast her, she's just outside the supreme court in washington, d. c. where the protests are taking place. heidi just tell us what you've been seeing on hearing during there have been relatively continuous protest. you're outside the us supreme court now going on more than 24 hours since that monumental case coming out of this building, which essentially divided the country in half in terms of where you can get an abortion of your american women and where you can't feeling those shock waves still roll across the country with now at 20 us states in acting immediate bands or effects of ban on abortion. and you can just feel the energy here of people who are very angry about this. but it is the day after the supreme court ruling essentially the arm of the u. s. government that has the last word on most things. so we're talking to professors about what they can still accomplish. can i get your name
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please? my name is montana, montana. i know you came out here from another state and what is, what voice, are you? what are you trying to stay with your voice? yeah, i think here i'm just in call it area with all the people speaking and it's mainly to voice my personal fear. it's very paralyzing my sense of my rights disappearing and you know, my future potentially being taken from me if an accident were to happen. and i think that i'm very afraid of that and i see it. and it's just like becoming worse . you know, we've seen clear plants, thomas is concurring opinion, that they're coming for the same sex marriage and contraceptive. and it feels very archaic. and so i'm here to, i'm here to stand up for my rights and i'm here to try and been up for what's right . thank you, montana. i'm going to turn to your friend. i know that you came also from another state and there is concern here that this is a right word. turn of the u. s. supreme court. are you also fearful of what this
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means for other rights? i absolutely am. i think that's another massive reason why i'm here. i think it set the precedent that is terrifying. frankly. the have. have this decision be made about our bodies be made about women, bodies by people who simply aren't qualified to make this decision? i think is a terrifying turn and so i think standing up and speaking out now is, is really what we can do to try and prevent war from happening in the future though . it's gary battle. thank you. you know, what can you do? right. and i want to turn to you next. this might be the tough question of all because many people are saying this was the final word. so what is the point of still coming and protesting? now, i think to be honest, hopefully to get, i mean, the democrats have the majority in the house and senate and so and so like signals that they need to be taking more action and stronger action because for a year and a half now they've kind of been trying the bipartisan route and now where we're at
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right now and i could pack the courts in the day. they couldn't teach justice, you know, they could take more extreme action that i think the majority of the country would actually support. so i think that's kind of where we're at at this point. thank you so much. thank you for voicing. what many here are calling a wake up call for the country? you know, there was a draft report, a draft leak that ro versus way the right to abortion would be overturned. and people knew for weeks this coming at still, they're saying that they felt shocked to read because after 50 years of having this as a right in the constitution as interpreted by the previous supreme court for that and suddenly disappear over night is something that for these protesters is very difficult to swallow. yeah. and for a lot of people, heidi, thank you so much for the time being heidi. so catherine reporting for us from washington d. c. the supreme court's ruling has led to outrage and some cities as you've been hearing, but praise and others, rob reynolds has more from los angeles. oh,
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oh. so the federal courthouse in los angeles, hundreds of angry demonstrators gathered to denounce the supreme court's abortion. ruin. is going to take us back words in i think that it's barbaric, i think that it is are came. i think it is archaic. what is being allowed in this country under the premise of rights? leaning conservative religious politics. i thought that the republicans cared about the constitution, but it seems that they're willing to move the goalpost to accommodate or expedite whatever they want across the country. anti abortion forces cheered, and republican politicians crow when i ran for governor, i promised oklahoma that i would sign every piece of pro life legislation that at
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my desk. and i am thrilled to have kept that promise. i am proud to be called america's most pro life governor. hi. several states made most abortions illegal within hours of the ruling, legal abortion supporters and politicians were destroy. my wife's and tears. my kids are credibly distraught. my sister says i thought the courts were there to protect our freedoms, not roll them back. when did the court start rolling back our freedoms? california has some of the country strongest laws protecting a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy. private insurance plans and the state government health care system paid for abortions. those laws, like others in mostly democratic leaning states will not be affected. states
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including california will help women travel from states where the procedure is banned, says governor gavin newsome, if you're from another state and you come in in the state of california, we're not going to be asking for your id. under survey by the university of california indicates that soon as many as 16000 women may be coming to california to terminate their pregnancies. that could put a severe strain on the state system of more than 100 women's health care clinics. the right wing dominated supreme court may not be finished in its efforts to roll back previous rulings. one member of the court wrote that it should begin to reconsider laws allowing contraception and same sex marriage, rob reynolds al jazeera los angeles, and staying in the us significant gun control legislation has been signed into law for the 1st time and 3 decades. president joe biden says, while the bipartisan bill doesn't do everything he wanted,
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it will save lives. the legislation toughened background checks for young gun buyers and help states put in place so called red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to remove weapons from people deemed dangerous. joe biden says the bill is finally a response to demands from families of the victims of gun violence. their message to us was due shrunken. how many times you heard it? just do something. for god shake, just do something. what to day? we did all this girl done do everything i want does include actions i have long call for that are going to save lives. it funds crisis intervention included red flag laws. it keeps gonzalez, the hands of people who are a danger to themselves and to others. and finally closes what is known as the boyfriend loophole. so if you saw your boyfriend or girlfriend, you can't buy a gun or own a gun. melissa,
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norway say they're now treating as shooting outside again night club in oslo as an act of terrorism. 2 people were killed in the attack, and 14 were injured. the norwegian security service has raised its tara alerts to the highest level. toria gate and be reports. police offices collect evidence outside the night club where a gunman opened fire during all slays pride festival. in this seek does that have been with and saw, the suspect is charged with murder, attempted murder, and acts of terrorism. the terror charge is based on the number of wounded and killed the number of crime scenes and our overall assessment that his intention was to spread severe fear among the general population. it was just after 1 am on saturday morning when the 1st shots rang out at the london pop, a popular gay nightclub in the city center. it was packed with people enjoying a night out. well, lawyer coleman, impossible. every one started running and there was a lot of screaming for me than i thought there was
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a fight outside. but then i heard that there was a shooting and that there was some one with the sub machine gun offices arrested a 42 year old man at the scene. they say he acted alone. realistic to the saw. the accused is a norwegian citizen, originally from iran, he's known to the place, but not for big things, minor convictions compared to what he's accused of today. also those pride parade was due to take place on saturday, but organizers have now cancel the event test from chevrolet. allison, it's tough for the queer movement to experience this. we encourage everyone to stand together, take care of each other. we'll be back later. i'm proud visible, but right now it's not time for that yet. this is a community in city united in outrage and grief. and while many questions remain about how and why this happened was low is focused on those. he lost their lives and those seriously injured victoria gay to be al jazeera still had on al jazeera
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18 people are dead in a desperate bid to reach spain. why migrants are storming water fences in melia, a warm welcome. after years of tense relations in europe, katara has paid a visit to cairo, will have an update. ah, the journey has begun. the 3 full world copies on its way to catherine book, your travel package today. they're never really been driving to leisure or malaysia and you can see from satellite picture. it's certainly neither davie showers and thunderstorms in the philippines as well. but we've reached the average rainfall you might expect in places like columbia and jakarta. we've not yet seen the end of june, but it's still light to rain a bit more. for example, forecast for jakarta is thunderstorms on sunday and probably get on tuesday. so not
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necessarily a daily event, but it's likely to mean we exceed the average rainfall in this part of indonesia. and where the rain is more seasonal. you might expect this time the year and you did see last week heavy rain in this punch on it. there was flooding, for example, this is a little early to see seasonal, right? that's what it looks like. north of the anc see before the end of july is a little bit on the early side and that stretching out through the yellow sea awards. well, it's missing beijing, probably a bit towards north korean, south korea, this is definitely a proper system. take you where the energy from the clouds for the south, which don't really exist and giving waltz or allowing walton japan. $33.00, for example, in tokyo, that correspondence with the monsoon front, which more or less is the edge of these classes in dolton, india. the heaviest rain is down on the west and gats, but the rain has reached now a long way north. cats are air white, official ally of the journey. oh,
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ah, wherever you go in the world, one airline goes to make it feel exceptional. katara always going places to go. ah, the me. on the top stories on al jazeera, this, our several us things are moving to ban or restrict abortion. supreme court reversed the ruling that allows the procedure. people are protesting or celebrating
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the decision for the secondary in cities across the country. also in the u. s. significant gun control legislation has been signed into law for the 1st time in 3 decades. it's tough and background checks on help. they put in place laws that make it easier to remove weapons from people. the dangerous police in norway say is shooting outside of gay nightclub and offloads, an act of terrorism. 2 people were killed in more than 14, were injured. a 42 year old suspect was arrested. i'm gonna sons, taliban government has promised not to interfere with a distribution after the worst earthquake there. in decades, at least 1100 people were killed and entire villages destroyed. people in remote regions are still desperate for food, shelter, and drinking water. the taliban has been accused in the past of diverting age to supporters or taking control of distribution. cargo planes of supplies from both pakistan and cuts are landed in afghanistan on saturday. i need
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a sci fi isn't host and says the country needs more international help. people are extremely desperate, they lost their homes, which means they lost everything in them. you know, from basic cooking supplies to, you know, beds and sheets and pillows to sleep on, to clothing, to shelter to everything. you know, they lost everything that they worked so hard for everything that they built when these mom houses came crashing down. and so earlier today here at the host airport, we saw flights coming in from the, from the united arab emirates. we also saw a group from a fiber across the drown line who are here to deliver medical aid. so slowly, international aid is becoming more system, a ties. it's coming in more frequently. a represent from a representative from charity. told us that throughout the week is would be bringing more and more aid, including potential medical aid in the coming days. and other countries have also promised more. so it's really showing signs that the rest of the world is starting
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to take this issue. seriously, in doing what they can to help the people above on the sun, the ukrainian troops are withdrawn from the strategic eastern city as to a verizon. yes. after the order was given to pull back on friday, russian forces and are moving just around the 2nd city in the low hon. screech and russia has been raining down artillery and air strike some boast your verizon. yes, godless chance, which lies just across the river. much of the fire power is concentrated on the as all chemical plants where 100 the civilians on ukrainian forces. i've been sheltering. charles stratford has more from keith. the withdrawal of ukrainian forces from the besieged city of several the nets can eastern ukraine continues a particularly complex military operation. we understand may difficult by the fact that it would involve potentially hundreds if not thousands of soldiers and
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civilians having to cross a river. a river, the bridges which that crossed it up until a couple of weeks ago, now completely destroyed. now the south, the town south of that river, lucy chanced also coming on the heavy bombardment. the reason why this is so significant is because lisa chance considered an escalate only 2 cities in the loo guns region that russian forces do not fully control. we also understand that russian forces are pushing up towards lisa chance from the south. they're trying to cut the supply line. there are a very important road. they also control large areas to the west. so very much share the situation there of critical importance for as i say, potentially thousands of ukrainian soldiers and civilians. samuel romani is a geopolitical security analyst and an associate fellow at the royal united services institute. he says russia is succeeding that it's offensive in eastern
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ukraine. but the next stage is might be more difficult. a deb latest ukraine asked him as showed 95 percent control of the guy in the hands of russia and disability in the answers and city of 1000 people before. busy the war now greatly reduced because the conflict is a major step towards achieving that. they get these is chance because they already have a partner. they have complete. busy control over the area, but i think it's a negligible blow to the crane economy because they already control the industrial heartlands. during the 2014, in 2015 war u. k, mostly held over farmland and some chemical before this. i think it's going to be period. so moving advances as time i think one still has falls to russia, it's going to be hard though for them in the next few stages. they've not been. busy to prove to be able to bombard a major city into submission. so that means turkey, their deaths are going to be hard targets. they repeatedly failed to cross the diversity needs river, which is important for the campaign. the virgin. yes, take over, give them a, put all of that river,
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but movie armored personnel moving apc's and other equipment across has been very difficult for them. so i think that the best maybe to come for ukraine, because even if they lose the, has the time to regroup logic, counter events of, on cars on and also valve, a steady supply of weapons coming in from the left. whereas russia mainly burning through equipment and can replace what mad at the speed in which is expanding it. and after advantage for you or gigi in the long run, rock on authority, say 18. my grids have been killed while storming the border separating the spanish enclave of malea from morocco, spain set about 130 people succeeded in reaching the fence. after nearly 2000 made the attempt, dozens of people including police officers, were injured. the spanish prime minister blamed the incidents on people, traffickers, join you. but i don't miss that. he said i have expressed my solidarity and vindicated the extraordinary work being done by the state security forces of our country. some of them were injured because of this violence of salt. i want to
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highlight the violent and organized assault by mafia's traffic, human beings to a city on spanish territory. therefore, it was an attack on the territorial integrity of our country in a violent manner. cutters, emir has visited egypt for talks of president hampton, for 50, should come in, but how much was done. he was greeted in cairo by president c. c. they discuss normalizing ties and investment on cooperation, especially in the energy and agricultural sector is. danielle buffer is the director of the gulf international forum. she says this visit is an important moment for the region from others perspective. having fully normalized relations with egypt is an important milestone after a 4 year long blockade and marks an important turning point for regional politics. and this solidifies
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a really important aspect of the agreement which was signed in 2021 in january of 2021 from egypt perspective. if they really suffered economically, their economy has wreaked havoc from a long pandemic and high energy prices with high food prices. due to the ukraine war, and they're seeking more investments and trade to boost their economy. the iranian foreign minister says to her on as ready to resume talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal. he's been hosting the european union tops diploma, joseph morales. the negotiations have been sold because of differences between the u. s. and iran. on earlier this month, iran remove $27.00 un security cameras from its nuclear facilities. a barrel says
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he's confident the stalemate will be broken and talks involving the u. s. will begin in the coming days from an afghan prisoner held in guantanamo bay for 15 years without trial has returned home. a federal court ruled as a dollar, her goal was being detained unlawfully he'd been held since 2007 accused of being linked to al qaeda. last year, a court in washington said he'd been tortured walden's attention and ordered his release. the president of ecuador has accused indigenous leaders of seeking to overthrow his government. there been days of protests led by indigenous groups were demanding cuts to fuel prices or latin america editor luciana and reports of yeah, this is which left of the military convoy that was attacked in the town of san antonio for 17 soldiers were injured. however, la la glen madonna, earlier a civilian was killed allegedly by the army as ignores give with the ortho is not
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the convoy was attacked for nothing is the army was shooting pallets and tear gas and killing people all along the road. this area is called the middle of the world because it's right on the equator. it's a place where tourists usually come. but as you can see, it's the epicenter of the latest acts of violence here in ecuador. the question now is, who provoke this? army says the kindly was attacked without provocation on its way to the capital, were voted on residents who say they witnessed the event have a different version. they got on the noted military, military robbed and attacked us without warning. they began shooting tear gas canisters from a helicopter, and one of them killed a resident that caused outrage noted by all accounts, nearly 2 weeks after a nationwide strike began. violence in ecuador has become difficult to contain. authorities concede they no longer control the amazonian city of boil, is pamela,
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put in big own group. we are facing a group of delinquents who are on the front line, putting the lives of police at risk. i think the minister said international criminal organizations, presumably, mexican drug cartels, active in ecuador, are also involved. the police claim they've infiltrated the confederation of indigenous nations who are leading the strike. the confederations leader agrees outsiders are infiltrating their ranks to speak violence and vandalism. them. i haven't done this, but he told me they're mainly members of the police wanting to discredit their cause. but i mean, it then feel for the rest of a couple of our radical processes nest and we kept an urge me to plug our highway. i had been telling them to come down, they turned out to be the very same to agents who the least when they arrested me. i'm in the chaos president, get more less or has announced to use all the means of his disposal to crush unrest
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. i'm north bro had a minor, we'd be hannah, indigenous brothers and farmers who have been tricked into coming to quito to ask you to return to your communities for your safety and that of your family's 4 hours later, the police came out in full force to show the president means business. lucy, and human al jazeera, kito, ecuador, food and water are running low and humanitarian aid is slow to reach, flood victims in northern india. 3 and a half 1000000 children are an urgent need of clean drinking water. that's according to agencies. at least 200 people have been killed and millions more displaced in floods and landslide, across india, a neighboring bangladesh. while bangladesh has officially opened its longest bridge, linking the capital dot com and the southwest. the $3600000000.00 project suffered cost overruns, anti leis, after the world bank pulled funding during a corruption scandal. the bridge was eventually funded domestically and built by
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china temperature. audrey reports from our it is the biggest and most challenging project bangladesh have ever seen. the pot, the bridge stretching more than 6 kilometers, is now ready to connect the capital to the south western region home to about 30000000 people. it will also allow unprecedented upgrades to improve communication, trade, and the economy. tens of thousands of people showed up to express their support. what could you all have joined me together on this festive occasion of the opening ceremony of but my bitch, but this i am grateful to you all for master rana. it has been frustrating. wait for the bridge to open. he commute several times a week on his bike and take sometimes perilous, very journey from deca to his home on the other side. to ask him a look for him. i have been waiting in the ferry terminal system this morning and special now i am still waiting to cross the river. if the bridge was already there,
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i would be at home by now resting. after having my lunch truck driver, mohammed absolve is excited and sees a future opportunity with the opening of panama bridge means will not only save us a lot of commuting time that make the journey more efficient. and bit of the business was very hard for us to cross the river by theory. the bridge costs more than $3000000000.00 is the country's largest infrastructure project. the part, the bridge will not only significantly reduce the travel time and connect the country southwest region with the capital, but is expected to initiate an economic boom in the area. many transport owners hope the bridge will make their job easier. i don't have to hear complaints from the passengers any more about the delays. passengers won't get irritated. the trips are going to be much more simple. i'll go straight, drop them and come back. the professor selim ran says the bridge will also contribute to great original connectivity and trade among asian countries. as part
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of the larger asian highway network, whatever it is going to be the kind of a catalyst for future development validus. but lot of things need to be done to big dis, catalyst realty specially a different supporting programs to, to be that many businesses have grown near the fe terminals, and most of them will now have to shut down glucose. hopefully you got it on the we have been doing business here for a long time. our livelihood is dependent on this. yes, the bridge will hurt our business. we have no choice but to look for new business or shift our location. there was some initial controversy after the world bank brought corruption allegation regarding its funding, which was later dismissed by a canadian code. but many here are proud bangladesh has built a bridge of this size using its own resources. they say it's a landmark achievement sandwich. audrey al jazeera ma, up bangladesh. oh.


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