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empathy what does the machine need to do to create empathy and a medical context where i disclose more information to a person or to a computer in this case. a few years and later feelings are the instruments that steer us and whoever can control these feelings has great power over us you can possible. instead of feelings measuring emotion starting december sixteenth on t w. this is day to day news live from an emergency meeting in cairo after donald
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trump's decision to recognize your views of the us the capital of israel arab league members are trying to come up with the unified response to the move which has drawn worldwide condemnation and sparked violent protests from palestinians in the west bank and gaza also coming up. swedish comedy the square is the big winner at the european film awards bring you the highlights from the europe's answer to the oscars. and a thunderous sendoff for the singer known as the french elvis presley paris pays an emotional farewell to johnny hallyday not he talks of the country as a rock. i'm gonna thanks for joining us the arab league is holding an emergency session on donald trump's controversial decision to recognize. i seriously as the capital of
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israel the foreign ministers of twenty two arab countries are missing in cairo to try and come up with a unified response to the moves by the u.s. president the palestinian delegation is calling on the organization to take urgent action after trump's policy shifts. it's drawn global condemnation sparks violent protests among palestinians in gaza the west bank funerals have been held for two hamas militants killed in the owner asked. grief is rarely privates in the middle east. militia men with masks and guns patrolled through crowds in cars the city an angry funeral parade. the dead were killed in asterix by israeli planes retaliation for rockets being fired towards israel from the gaza strip. two others died during clashes with israeli forces.
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get the file it's remained relatively muted the real echo has been on the international diplomatic front. all along color come on let me look at this decision is entirely provocation let me speak clearly we will never give our consent to this decision that tramples muslim and christian rights on jerusalem will bizarre turn. the united nations security council also stood against trumps move. these decisions are helpful to the prospects for peace in the region a name that i know all of us in this council remain committed to this was welcomed by palestinian groups. it's very positive that many countries of the world came out to say that what america has done is not in the interests of the palestinians know the palestinian cause and not in the interests of the middle east in general.
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though you know them but anger at donald trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital has gone global demonstrations in london athens tunis and rome. scenes from around the world echoing the cold of those living at the center of the tensions in jerusalem it sounds. as go live to jerusalem on our correspondent tanya kramer right now and there have been clashes on the streets of jerusalem throughout the day but they were thankfully not as violent as feared what is the situation in the city right now well i'm standing here in is through some it's relatively quiet now i mean you see the streets almost empty it's also rather code so people are probably staying at home but the scene here protests today especially here in this main shopping street today and also there were protests as you seen in the reports in the occupied west
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bank and also in the gaza strip more intense of this also dozens of people injured so people here are saying you know we have two ways of dealing with this is either going out on the streets but they're also hoping that their political leadership will basically come up with some kind of plan and some kind of response to this decision to try and one of the responses of course is the arab league meeting which is taking place right now in cairo what exactly are palestinians hoping for. well we heard officials saying today and also the foreign policy and foreign minister saying that they are hoping for a very strong word just a statement of condemnation by the arab league they are hoping also and i think this is what you have to look at that this some kind of maybe action plan i mean the arab league is not really known for going much further than the statements but i think what the palestinians are hoping for is that they have finding some kind of
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common response with other countries what to do next and to decide on the next steps and they hope of course i mean they see that the u.s. isolated itself with this decision they hope also to make some impact for example when it comes to decisions on the u.n. security council. have us tanya kramer speaking to us there in jerusalem thank you for the us. hundreds of prominent artists have called on the turkish government to free imprisoned german journalists and as you chel popstars bano and staying in several nobel prize winning authors are among those who've signed a letter calling on uncorrect to free dennis he is a writer for a german newspaper it developed sunday will mark his three hundredth day in prison the turkish authorities accuse him of being a spy and a terrorist he was jailed after reporting on corruption in the government there it's still unclear when he'll face trial. now to some of the other stories making
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headlines this hour. iraqi prime minister. has declared victory over the so-called islamic stace he says the army has driven the final remnants of i.a.'s from iraqi soil and being more than three years of conflicts the islamist militants once controlled a third of iraq including its second largest city mosul. huge wildfires raging through so there in california have killed at least one and to force around two hundred thousand people to flee their homes authorities are calling for new evacuations as winds are set to intensify that could cause the fires to spread further officials say more than one thousand homes and other buildings have been destroyed. investigators are looking into the role two german companies may have played in the disappearance of an argentinean submarine the firm supply for the stricken boast under accused of bribing officials for
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recent repair work the last message from the crew suggested a fire had broken measure around the submarine's battery compartment. another woman has come forward to accuse oscar winning actor dustin hoffman of sexual harassment and after claims hoffman groped her regularly while they were both appearing in a play in the one nine hundred eighty s. this is the second complaint against hoffman an author accused him of sexual misconduct a month ago. a dark swedish comedy has scooped the biggest prizes at the european film awards and brand in the square which is a searing satire of contemporary society took five awards in all including the best film and best director for. the winner of the best prize at the airplane film ward's often goes on to win the oscar for best foreign language film.
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called your correspondents got roxboro is here to tell me more about the awards costs the prizes have been given a tele by the winner yeah the square it's great i mean this was my picks was going to put some money on it because i want it came out in one basically everything best director best actor for clay spawning the danish star the film best screenplay it's a satire set in the the fine art world in sweden and the lead care took place. he is the curator of the museum and the film also has some bigger names dominic west who people know from the wire the british actor and a list of mos american actress have small roles in the film it is a satire about the art world but it really is also got some very serious subjects it talks about it's basically about how to live an ethical life in a rich well to do country in which most countries in europe are so it's very serious but it's also very very funny i mean i was surprised
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a bit that one really swept the awards this year because often the european film awards like to give prizes to more serious movies this is really laugh out loud funny and i really think it will scott now pretty good chance to maybe go on and maybe go to l.a. maybe maybe do some do some work at the oscars in a couple of months excellent square but what about some of the other highlights yeah i mean the europeans awards are always really political and this year was no exception and for me the most impressive moment was that there's a german director who's also president of the european film academy he gave a really passionate speech again. it's nationalism which as you know is rising across europe and he decried nationalism sculley of the old sickness of europe and he called the people in the crowd which are all filmmakers just stand up against that and said what you're what we need is more europe and more diversity and that's definitely what was on display tonight because unlike maybe some of the other film awards out there the european film awards are all about diversity you have this
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incredible range of filmmakers and and film styles across the entire with stephanie not if there's a good overture is now what about reckon they are watching tonight yeah definitely i mean they mention the square it's already sweden's contender for the best foreign language film for the oscars i think this gives another push up and maybe even beyond that maybe it could get some nominations outside the four language category another person people maybe of noticed from hollywood from tonight was the best actress winner alexander belly she's an actress she was in on body and soul and she plays a autistic woman who somehow finds love in an avatar of all places a very very funny film as well she's incredibly touching in this in a performance and was really a discovery for me i've never seen her in a film before she really blew me away obviously did for the european film academy as well and who knows she might be getting a call from hollywood any time soon fantastic so it's got rocks for thank you very
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much for joining us and to paris now where this is he has the singer known as the french of us present a rock legend johnny how does a concert on wednesday at the age of seventy four huge crowds turned to see him off and rock n roll style. tens of thousands lined paris streets to say farewell to the man the french call the king of rock. fans young and old sang ten how much i love you johnny hallyday is a beloved figure to generations of french ruckus. he was known as a bike and so hundreds joined halliday's funeral procession on the hollies. it was an unprecedented display of grief because for many french people holiday was more than just a star. city living he was life life at its most powerful
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brought in generous. and he was a part of ourselves our part of france was. his funeral was a smudge a concert as a church service. delegates wife and his children were consoled by mona's including three french presidents. and of course his spent was there too giving and on call performance for their leader. but hell of a funeral wasn't just an event for francis great and good it was an event that united much of the country in mourning for a man they called the french elvis. and
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after made already considered one of japan's best ever baseball players is about to become an angel twenty three year old shohei otani has signed with the los angeles angels even the move to major league baseball is the state's was expected but still hard for jeff anees fans to take. show he otani is a two way trade in baseball the twenty three year old can talk fast bought a two hundred miles per hour and he's explosive at the plate and now he's an angel much to the dismay of japanese supporters back home. i'm sad because he threw really fast pitches and was also great at better. so i'm really i'm happy with him so it kind of sees fans no otani struggled with an ankle injury this season but a year ago he had twenty two home runs and kept hitters said bay with his powerful pitching. it's also good that by going out into the world children in japan can see
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that and have similar aspirations but they never come up with. a tiny hopes to help turn the angels into world series contenders and reminder of the top story that we're following for you. palestinian protesters have been clashing with israeli security forces for a third day after u.s. president donald trump recognized jerusalem as israel's capital of the guys holding an emergency session to try and cope with the unified response to the deeply controversial move of. the one single follows after the break with term and so do stay with us if you can.


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