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how would international house floods achieve every green liberals who tune into. syria under new sanctions by the u.s. following friday's brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters such measures are being blamed by some for making matters worse. new york smokers told to cough more cash they're among citizens being targeted by money raising fines aimed at boosting the city budget. and brutality within the russian army leaves conscripts bereaved relatives desperately calling for action over a lethal violent culture. of. news
around the clock from around the world it's three pm in moscow a match reza thanks for joining us here on our t.v. our top story more than sixty people have died during a day of rage in syria as police use their full force against anti-government protesters human rights activists report troops opening fire and using tear gas on people rallying after friday prayers most of the casualties were in the city of daraa which has been under a blockade since monday the un is giving the green light to an investigation into syria's bloody crackdowns on demonstrations it's demanding the regime release political prisoners and lift the restrictions united states is imposing sanctions targeting top syrian officials rock obama has also authorized sanctions against iran as revolutionary guard foreign policy expert barbara slaven doesn't believe iran will come to president assad's rescue. the u.s. has said that iran is involved and helping the syrians and so on but you know i.
think that this is very much fundamentally still an internal syrian matter and i don't think the iranians frankly with all the problems they have in their own country are going to be able to salvage this regime my sense is that if i know the iranians and i think i do they are already reaching out to other players in syria most likely some of the islamic groups others because for them it's important to have a relationship with a country which is on the confrontation line with israel it's a conduit between iran and hezbollah it enables iran to play in the arab israeli conflict in a major way it's a very important country i believe the old phrase was that there was no war without egypt and no peace without syria in terms of arab israeli peace so it's a tremendously important country of course it has an influence as well on iraq colonel gadhafi is resolutely digging in his heels saying he won't be forced out of libya but is ready to sit down for nato with with nato for talks meanwhile the coalition's operation is failing to resolve the situation they went in to protect
civilians as their main objective but artie's military contributor says the u.s. isn't always dealing out judgment equally. barack hussein obama passionately presented his case over a looming genocide in leave it there in leave the only way to prevent the looming humanitarian disaster was a humanitarian intervention despite an absence of the hard core evidence or even dispatching fact finding mission it would be natural and logical for us president finally and publicly admit the mass atrocities against the armenian people war genocide at worst how to reconcile the two opposite views on the same subject regarding their denial of the historical facts on the one side and on the other side selling the world public opinion on the hit pathetic olds that thanks god no
immaterial ised and we'd be in conflict and maybe some critics are prone to call him a liar but one thing is for sure that for america nobel prize winner he has yet to qualify to become a genuine leader not only for the whole world but at least for the united states commentary from archie's military contributor of getting struck. new yorkers are finding out the hard way how their city is raising its much needed cash and bylaws are on the way which can see everyone from small cars to cyclists get hit in the pocket or his man. hears from those who say their revenue raising fines are seeing their liberties go up in smoke. argue silk is something of a smoker's rights champion. living in a city where a pack of cigarettes cost thirteen box and the freedom to pop where you please grows ever more limited. down in her basement this retired new york city
police officer nurtures a garden of rebellion this garden is about reacting and flying and they are trying to control my behavior hundreds of home grown tobacco leaves hanging to dry before silk shreds and smokes are nicotine we're talking about products here so back it was legal if they don't want people to smoke they should go to congress and lobby to have it from. the big apple's new smoking ban comes a bit close very soon it will be illegal to light up in new york city's parks beaches and pedestrian plazas like this one in times square violators caught blowing smoke can be slapped with a fifty dollar fine. if that's so dangerous why do so probably make a lot because they want to morning america. it's like we socialists are bad good outcome can't smoke but officials say the band aims to
limit harmful public exposure to second hand smoke this is the latest avalanche of restrictions rules and prohibitions being aggressively enforced under a shrinking economy among them a one hundred dollar fine for putting too much personal rubbish in public waste baskets and taking something from the garbage is also a violation costing up to three hundred bucks this winter a new road rule was born drivers caught in bus lanes these one hundred fifteen dollars fines this is their first melting pot ponies up ninety four different vehicle and parking violations arguably the bread and butter for big revenue in sevier the big apple broke records by issuing ten thousand parking violations in just one day i think of let's that generated a reported five hundred thousand dollars for new york city and the crackdown on working class americans. and snowstorms and which parking rules were suspended and
a means of income for new york city was brought to a halt critics like gerald celente say policing the people is becoming a means for city and states to deal with budget deficits and economic hardship what are these cops still going is this why we have a police force to check on every minor infraction that we make they become goon squads they have to bring in revenue to keep their jobs every day thousands of cash strapped new yorkers visit manhattan's finance office to pay the city for forgiveness this is going to do good it's i mean i don't know since the city will try to make money wherever they can get people to you know sort of soon going to pay for you know but it's a going to see the two hundred thirty tickets two hundred seventy bucks each have reportedly been issued to cyclists in central park this year compare that with just eleven tickets issued in all of twenty time we just had just got on the sidewalk
and sometimes started yelling out that it's you know it's legal you can get arrested and we weren't even cycling we were just standing over our bike meanwhile our do still may eventually be the last smoker left standing these are the remnants of last year's crop here in a liberal city crippled with debt and a rising tide of finance. our new york stay with us here on r.t. still ahead why israel's desperation for workers is leaving laborers and in for themselves as they are lured in with job prospects only to end up living in fear of being deported plus. when the rich are being rich that's why they're here you blame yourself for that yeah right we asked people in new york for their thoughts on why the wealthy are getting even more cash while everybody else is struggling to get by . for us though army life can be tough but for russian conscripts there is an added danger systematic bullying and abuse from
within their own ranks or he could greaves takes a look at how the violent humiliation becomes tragically too much for some to bear just a warning this report contains graphic footage. it's a disturbing site one that's on the rise in the russian army it's called hazing ability or it's all too familiar with its consequences you can hear that in the reports about soldiers than frank physically and mentally are coming in every day. she runs the committee of soldiers mothers an organization partly funded by the government on a day to day basis her job is to protect soldiers from the harsh realities of service knew that in their protection rackets when a boy have to pay and now the soldiers say seventy dollars a month to be able to serve normally to be freed from bolling unfortunately as we met one more case was added to her workload serving could have died at age twenty
is suspicious circumstances the military claims it was a road accident but his family want to know why forty minutes passed before medical attention was sought his loved ones now join a list of other brief families awaiting out says over a year ago very until his attention must turn to that of circulation because of it died just a week into his service is a loss his mother still for as hard to bear. which. is. still you. just. you. you. the official explanation was pneumonia but pictures of his body appear to tell a different story you know my son's body was covered with bruises all over and the bruises were skillfully cut out of his skin he was so cynical still unresolved
sergei's is a rare case common of those who receive beatings that leave them hospitalized and with lasting injuries soldiers such as to me tree after serving just six months he was literally coma for three months following a run in with the senior squad member. of i can't remember what happened but when i woke up i had a severe head injury next to followed a long and tedious rehabilitation process which is not yet over. the rise of such crimes as there's some to find new ways to raise awareness and those right fund is one such group they create a web page where families can post personalize the celts of what happened to soldiers listing everything for their rank and years of service to how they died today there are sort of a four thousand three hundred quests for every family members wanting their story told the abuse is acknowledged by the michigan offense after asking them to comment
on the situation they gave us this response. the two major reasons behind the phenomenon of hazing and bullying in the russian army are the following an increase in the number of draftees mistakes of individual commanders. last year the enmity initiated two thousand military hearings as a response many will feel is left wanting the less hazing is no longer an issue russia can ignore the army's looking to modernize turning away from ask ascription to professionalize force to do this they were lie on new recruits meaning in the future the health of individual soldiers may be central to that of the nation's armed forces degrees r.t. . still to come here on our as the royal couple read their vows protesters in london were read their rights u.k.'s biggest security operation is accused of using heavy handed tactics plus. the price of beauty a u.s.
based web site auctioning romance but being criticized for being simply a sex trade stock market. but first israel's rising need for labor has made it it made it a target for foreign workers from as far away as china but for hundreds of chinese people their new life in the promised land is not living up to its pledge with many ending up as illegal immigrants who are kept on the breadline or he's policy or met some of those now working long hours for little pay. in china mr li was a big shot he owned a textile business had bought in thousands of dollars a year but he gave it up on the advice of a friend and forked out a small fortune to travel to israel hoping that the promised land would full his pocket. it was not worth it for me because for years all over twelve thousand dollars i would have made more than that in china and those you. for many years is well welcome chinese laborers with open arms they and other foreign workers provided
a much needed workforce replacing palestinians who are finding it more and more difficult to work in israel amid a deteriorating security situation today most of the nearly eleven thousand chinese laborers work in construction many are illegal and were lured here by the big promises of fly by night employment agencies this is one of the employment agencies that there's a process as reasons for foreign workers but it stands accused of keeping at least seventy percent of the field charges we asked a few times for an interview but they refused the israeli government says it can do nothing to stop these companies that are set up to purposely defraud unsuspecting foreign workers mr zuma paid thirty one thousand dollars for five year work visa but it turned out to be fake and after a year he found himself illegal in the country in other words fourteen hour shifts pockets list and half the israeli average salary and is always afraid of being picked up by the authorities and lodging in this caravan we don't even have a conditioning we cannot sleep and in some of these small rooms there are four of
us in that their conditions are bad. many of the employment agencies have since closed down but the money people borrow to pay the fees has made returning home to china not an option i've heard of many times when people tell me if they go back now i can go back because they lose their houses they lose their parents as they own money said to so many people that this they just can't tell their faces and i know of people went back to thailand and didn't return to. hometown might also got caught she don't you just picked off the plane when she was fired for not speaking english will keep she's not only worried about the money shows back home she also fears for the future of her son who was born in israel and knows no other life she doesn't like speaking chinese overall he understands trainees he speaks hebrew all these friends are here and he has to be deported he won't see them in recent years the israeli government has been trying to stop the flow of foreign workers if once them and it doesn't want them leaving many caught in the cracks he r.t.
tel aviv. to a million fans and well wishers celebrated yesterday's royal wedding but not everybody on the london streets was so excited thousands of police were deployed in one of the biggest security operations in the u.k. that led to more than forty arrests so parlow whose partner was held for protesting in london tells r.t. that such harass in her opinion give the royals a bad name what does that symbolize when i think of the money key i think of poverty of colonialism imperialism he's a lot of things i think should be continued the things that need to be changed the police rather than listening to those who oppose the monarchy are shutting them are and that's why my boyfriend's been arrested and is now and i wanted undisclosed location we don't even know where he is it's like a snatch and grab and there have been many of these so that the police are more concerned with shots not the opposition and promoting this idea of great unity and
support which is fast there are very few people out protesting now normally in protest in london you see hundreds of thousands of people protesting running through the streets making themselves heard on this occasion not many it's eerie and the reason is because there's been pre-crime arrests and people turned away at train stations and fear tactics used by the police. turning now to some other stories making headlines across the globe yeah outbreak of tornadoes which is puddling the southern u.s. is now the second deadliest in the country's history the number of fatalities is climbed to well over three hundred president obama visited alabama which has been worst hit by those storms and where most of the victims died at least a million homes and visited businesses remain without power their states of emergency have also been declared in seven other states. seventeen people have drowned after a bus slipped from a ferry in the nile river in egypt one report said
a vehicle fell from the ship because its emergency brake wasn't on another said the bus fell into the water when the ship hit the shore rescuers save ten passengers five still missing transport accidents are sadly common in egypt and often blamed on bad maintenance or regulation. riots have swept across uganda as capital with security forces firing live rounds rubber bullets and tear gas into crowds two people died more than one hundred were wounded in the largest anti-government protest in sub-saharan africa so far the country's opposition leader was attacked by police with tear gas before being taken to the hospital the president is vowing not to give in to the protesters. for millions of americans there's still plenty of pain before they see any economic gain or loss the wall street fight and seniors writing on big bucks bonuses what journalist laurie harshness cage's opinion in new york on the widening wealth gap.
economy continues to cause a lot of people a lot of difficulties and yet the rich keep getting richer are you ok with that this week let's talk about that well i mean we have to talk about what is actually defined rich i mean for people to say that families making two hundred fifty k. year combined as being rich as some people define rich is completely absurd lower middle class although we don't see it there's a lot of work they have to do you don't get rich overnight you think do you think the people on wall street are working harder than you are no i don't but i think they might be working smarter. so do they deserve money for that you know millions of dollars of your taxpayer dollars i don't know that it's my taxpayer dollars well they got. bailed out got millions and millions of dollars rightists agree i disagree with the bailout completely so why does the governments keep bailing out
the banks. because a lot of people in the government go to work for the banks the college or trius after the. after they leave when you consider that a conflict of interest because the government's supposed to represent the little guy yes i would but they both so and that's why that they can keep doing they knew that they were betting against homes being foreclosed on and mortgages were kind of calm and people started losing their homes is that still ok people who can afford to buy the homes that you think it's their responsibility i do it based it and read the fine print when you borrow three or five hundred thousand dollars you need to understand what you're doing i'm not ok with the rich are getting richer but guess what this is america more power to him even at the expense of other people i would sponsor of other people well people are losing their homes because of bum mortgages law lost their homes because they bought mortgages that they couldn't afford the mortgage companies. didn't do anything about it you have no doubt. my house is
going into foreclosure too but guess what i'm going the route of being rich that weather here you blame yourself for that yeah right right would you be ok with profiting off of someone else's lost. my words. i think some of these people don't think it has to work. i'm not saying that they. intentionally set out but i think it's. generations perhaps. it heritage or accumulated wealth you know you're born into these families and. you go to ivy league schools and what have you it keeps going and going and going whether or not you think the rich deserve to keep getting richer the bottom line is it's going to continue to happen unless something drastically changes.
online auctions can sometimes make someone a fortune and when you mix that with the internet's notorious sex sites it can be a print license to print money on a starship churkin a report on the online entrepreneur who's putting a bounty on duty. remember the days when real life courtship was the ticket to romance if you do websites like this may feed those memories fast what's your price dot com it's a new dating service launched in las vegas where intelligence or a sense of humor apparently don't invite a date but a big fat buck does members are split into categories generous and attractive but generous ones are for the money the attractive ones get be cashed and the deal is sealed the idea came about from my own frustrations. i would join a website. called beautiful girls i think i have high standards and i would get north. brandon wade founder and c.e.o. of the website. as well as the so flee build a tractor remember this is
a business transaction lures a new girl of your dreams and ensures she would stand you up but critics ask isn't this prostitution this generous entrepreneur has provided us with an e-book a four hawkers i think the chances of this girl not actually being a hooker are. negative five thousand percent this girl is a professional and i don't mean a paralegal or gun repair expert the web site mastermind disagrees how is this the same from prostitution it's completely different you're paying for the chance of falling in love you're not paying for sex on the first thing you're paying perhaps for the chance that you might save you a trap and potentially have sex on the road as the cameras move or you can claim prices for that chance generally range from twenty to one hundred dollars to make
finding the one easier personal profiles are available i'm down to earth outgoing very funny i consider myself as being a nice conversation. as well as in a real photo is leaving very little to the imagination it's true the girls are scantily clad but there's a reason for that because men are attracted to that value themselves and we value their time they're going to join us and attractive member and we're going to demand that if you are serious sure me how serious you are so money comes the component of showing how serious a person really is but the seriousness of a potential relationship is somewhat disputed by member nicknames double trouble the most and first and stephanie be among hundreds of years when i'm looking for a serious relationship i don't initially introduce myself by nicknames like kooky fed and comb cupid i generally say hi my name is sarah it's nice to meet you some
twenty thousand people have signed up to the website with two thousand deeds for cash already negotiated this leaves one wondering if this new is dating trend could become a symbol of american free market consumerism to the extreme and they feature our t.v. . or our website is definitely above board for all the news you need and there's plenty else to discover at r.t. dot com here's what's a click away right now. the world's biggest oil producer finds its petrol pumps running dry it hold your port on the plan to keep the fuel flowing for russian motorists. armadillos could be america's new ones how troubles as a study links them for spreading webre see among humans all the details at r.t. dot com. it's only days in this moscow's winter has melted but the science of summer already thankfully trickling across the capital that weekend is the launch of the season of fountains artie's maria and ocean a rush the city burst into action. spraying has been india in moscow for more than
a week old ready the temperatures are warm the sun is shining as you can see down that's the time usually visitors many fountains it's an amazing and impressive and spectacular display imagine five hundred sixty water cascades are being switched on similar time is to be for all to the cop and so many of them with law and some music with streams of different colors and shades listening for the african toxic side and most boys love they found since very macho every year the following season opening ceremony trolls that many people especially families with children some of the most fascinating fountains are here but in ha exhibition sunset in the sun so most right where we are now it's home to this time flower polishing for instance on the colossus but the biggest of them all is they want it you can see behind me now their friendship all the peoples on ten let me give you some stats the size of
baseball into the basin is about four thousand square metres which is the strength of google ph huge there was issues from eight hundred sprouts with a high as three hundred twenty for me just that's just a breathtaking shire when it starts blowing all these phones is here they didn't have a submission funds or in most were erected in the nineteen fifties and all of the old soviet symbols this one as you can see is the curator with the tease for presenting the different nationalities and republic for the soviet union symbolizing their friendship it's interesting but most of those first fountains appears in the palatial residences of that song and menorah estates that was at the time a private privilege of only by the nineteenth but fall into the started to be used to decorate the city but most can function so it can be more than just an huntsman's when he gets to march maybe. and unofficial sync transport according to
as we saw it during last summer's fourth degree heat place now that moscow gets to enjoy its five month long collinson season good chance for some time socializing leaving their way to chill a distant memory. charlie we meet a man on a mission a british photographer whose are taking images aim to help keep the frozen landscape untouched it's coming your way after the hour's headlines stay with us here on our team.
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