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when some find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. with some e.u. countries easing open the doors and talking up tourism for many companies in the sector it's simply too late as they warn of almost certain bankruptcy. facemask making lip reading impossible the u.k. charity calls for better ways to help people avoid even greater isolation we talked to a woman who started losing her hearing as a child and now fears the loss of even more communication with people. and as u.s. senator introduces legislation to sanction china and beijing holds. calls
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for a full probe into the origins of the pandemic. and the u.s. secretary of state sponsored a 1st international visit during the pandemic israel's many problems with no p.p. or apparent reason for the trip. good afternoon great to have your company this is r.t. international. and we begin with an update on the global corona virus figures the total number of infections is now above 4400000 more than 298000 lives have been lost and more than 1600000 people have recovered.
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with summer fast approaching the e.u. starting to emerge from the spring nightmare a coronavirus with countries taking their 1st steps towards normality some including germany have already begun the process of reopening borders with their direct neighbors but it might all prove too little for the vital tourism sector which has been brought to its knees by the pandemic auntie's peter oliver explains . even in the midst of the corona pandemic many europeans are thinking about summer holidays but the word from brussels is that those wanting a getaway may well get their wish we are helping europe interest get back on track of all staying healthy and safe we propose a common european approach to manage for them remain a difficult 2020 summer season while preparing for a more sustainable and digital tourism eco system in the future the plan is fairly straightforward member states will open up their borders gradually eventually
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allowing people to go on their holidays germany will lift border controls with looks and in denmark in the coming weeks with the plan to do the same with france austria and switzerland next month but that still leaves a number of other member states including those bordering germany with no timetable in place for the ultimate goal. to restore free travel in europe from june and that is what we're aiming for that requires the action will be on the same level as we have these days we have thousands of new infections every day now with hundreds mr z. hoffa went on to explain that how this develops would be dependent on the situation with the virus something that's being viewed with caution by the chancellor but when it comes to tourism foreign minister muss seems relatively big we can surely ease the travel warning for europe sooner than for other western nations assuming the positive trend in several countries hold steady talk of tourism comes during
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troubled times for the travel industry holiday companies are pleading with the government says when it comes to what's next for them mine below my firm has been around for 21 years if nothing changes i will have to file for bankruptcy in 3 months it's not fair now. we have 11000 travel bureaus in germany where all earning no money at the moment however we want help from the government support funds where not only us astraddle dural see them that is but also promoters can get their targets the customers can get their money back and we are commission and we need immediate not through paypal aid. the plan is hopeful but ultimately dependent on covert cases being on the contrary which is not an easy ask when you look at 2 of europe's main tourism destinations being spain and italy 2 of the hardest hit by corona and even if sun seekers are packing the beaches it's not
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going to make up for losses already sustained but what it does provide is a glimmer of hope for an industry that's already being pushed to its limit by the virus peter all of our r.t. burley. journalist and commentator thomas fassbender believes despite the risks of a 2nd wave it's still better to wotan borders to try avoid a devastating global economic crisis. testing uncharted waters there's no object of authority that can tell us this is the right time and others a bad timing it is time to do something to open up if only the door collect experience with the virus with the coming of a 2nd wave we see now what happens in china there are the 1st signals of a 2nd wave but there is no way other than to test if you go with the scientists logic we also have to stay inside until we have a vaccine this will kill our economy our social lives our societies so that there
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is no alternative then try and be ready to restrict again partially reach the locally they see it as as equally a top down and the bottom up in the shit the e.u. was basically absent during the lockdown pew it was a very very poor performance by brussels the nation states took the initiative with closing the borders and now it is about lifting the restrictions lifting the lockdown of the e.u. tries to or get in the driver's seat again do not see it discriminatory approach by the side of brussels i would rather say they tried to do as much as possible to avoid discriminatory situations but we in reality are of course people who wish which was very careful where they go and where they drive when they cross the border. with face mask becoming a key line of defense during this health crisis for some the covering about is
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proving more of a curse than a cure for deaf people face coverings mean they can't read lips and therefore understand speech and that's why u.k. charities urging other ways to communicate so the no sectors of society feel even more isolated. the move to advise people to wear face coverings will create new challenges for 12000000 people across the u.k. who have some form of human loss many of these people rely on the crude into communicate and this will be unavoidably needed by face coverings this has the potential to create further isolation and monster knowledge imagine a life community of people on firm in the united states has come up with an innovative solution making masks and they clear window to enable liberating for the british charity says they are not available in the new europe needs to come up with other ideas also the masks wouldn't be useful for health personnel as they don't provide protection from fluid droplets. we spoke with florence tasker who's been suffering from progressive hearing loss since the age of 6 she's an entrepreneur
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and graphics designer who runs or own company the school she learned lip reading rather than silence which the new reality of life at present is causing her more problems than most. i am a successful 3 also have my own company designing and making graphic props films and t.v. shows because it is a busy and frantic with a lot of pressure and i have to get the details right and it's all about asking the right question me casing i want to turn to my hearing when i was 6 i'm speaking. and hearing aids and creating to communicate. most people have no idea how. this cabbage i really stuck. out of mind how if i just didn't see what place the face must become normal in the workplace i really struggle to have the norm not to have to ask people time.
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to take my independence away. to me i think of the question really. because it's being different from everyone else. i want people to like me but people change already. pretty crowded that i seek to keep i don't shy away because to be trying to communicate i want to show off because i want to be friends and all those things. were passed a couple because. i just quickly and shut myself off from. you know. i have nothing reading understanding. for the life creating community. so i can sign on to meet.
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the wife and live in a place to be with everyone not be able to me. we understand. ok. but it's. u.s. pressure on china is rising senator graham a longtime opponent of beijing has put forward the coded 19 accountability act this is a law that it casts would give donald trump the ability to put new sanctions on china i'm convinced that without cheney's communist party deception the virus would not be here in the united states china refuses to allow the international community to go into the war hung allowed to investigate they refused to allow investigators to study how this outbreak started this hard hidden piece of legislation will sanction china until they cooperated with investigators china immediately spoke up you
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crying the bill may work with the bill introduced by several u.s. senators absolutely neglect the fact they want to start the investigation with a presumption of guilt to shift their responsibility on china for the failure and incompetence in the fight against the epidemic this is not possible we express our resolute protest in my op evenings i think some fairness for all of the united states sometimes like a. paper tiger and then they just pretended to be high and makes track nice scare insets son of the don't meet here it shoots strong china so i think this scene is very very 'd obvious. now already in america there are all $80000.00 people die and in a future there will be more so this is a this is true these failed to protect people and they you want to shift is
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a risk with me so that's why they just don't want to make china to be the school and i think it's the equal and opposite australia seems to be in the anti china chorus coming from the united states down under there are lots of calls for a probe into china so far the united states has only gotten warnings. of retribution from beijing but australia has already started to feel china's wrath china has suspended beef imports from australia plus china is now threatening an 80 percent tariff on a struggling and barley imports both sides than the tensions are a factor in these dramatic trade moves to a high when say 3 chinese customs found that multiple batches of beef products exported to china by certain australian companies violated the inspection and quarantine agreed by chinese and australian authorities in order to protect the health and safety of chinese consumers china has decided to suspend taking import
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declarations for meat brought from forest trail and companies. i think we have to be careful not to grow alliance between these 2 things it's an end to dumping issue from the chinese perspective they certainly haven't raised this connected to any other is she's now big swivel disappointed that it was but there's no reason for me to think based on the way that they're approaching it that i could draw that conclusion the media has been quick to recall recent remarks from a chinese official i think in the long term if the mood is going from bad to worse maybe ordinary people say why should we drink australian wine or eat australian beef and action or not china is australia's largest export market jobs and livelihoods are on the line australia is calling for trade talks as well as an investigation into the origins of the corona virus the media now accuses china of waging a trade war amid the pandemic now australian beef may simply not be up to chinese standards however many interpret this as china reminding the world that it does not
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take accusations and sanctions lightly and it's capable of striking back if china will and it didn't stop. a conflict i think what we have become were 'd is worse so that's allowed china keep the mystery to australia is different austria here trying early used to. it it's 'd very it's point it's for chinese people also. to promote unity states courts so that's why now we just have to do something to spot. the us state sector my pompei has taken a whistle stop trip to israel and his 1st international visit during the pandemic on wednesday he took a stand in the country and met with both prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his
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new ruling coalition partner benny gantz of compost to gain much more attention than usual because of an almost complete lack of protective gear and the fact that the trip itself seemed nonessential as they have explained. a pair of gloves cost $50.00 said a mosque is about a dollar but getting in the plane in the middle of a pandemic and flying harf way across the world just so you can stand there and smile that your good friend tell him what a great guy he is and look into his eyes smile some more. it's priceless and kind of cheesy you're a great partner you share information i'm like from other countries to train up your skin and hide that information now i know what you're thinking could we have just who would have saved millions of dollars and potentially even loves but here is the counter question would netanyahu specific area have felt quite as keast if
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he had just cool of course it wouldn't which is the point come on they've violated almost every safety precaution out there just just to stand there without mosques and tell each other how nice they are and how much they missed each other and miss looking into each other's eyes how glad they are that the ayatollah isn't there to spoil the movement do something else plague in your region which is unremitting aggression in turkey during this pandemic the iranians using using the ayatollah the regimes resources to foment terror crossed the world when the people of iran are struggling so mightily kind of a false equivalence i mean the coronavirus is killing hundreds of israelis at the run well iran isn't iran is trying to survive a terrible pandemic under sanctions that the private of essential medical supplies but come on these days when the merican and an israeli get together in small
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instead logan hard into each other's eyes and then rainy and somewhere get screwed over. especially interesting coming from a person who has himself how to weaponize it be virus against the iranian people by imposing sanctions and increasing those sanctions during the corona virus pompei 0 has a very close relationship with the israeli regime and of course we we have. the deal of the century we have the increasing difficulties that the israeli regime is facing at home because of netanyahu is legal problems and the issue of forming a government and of course the virus has cause a lot of difficulty inside israel itself as usual people like pompei
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o are trying to scapegoat iran for all of their own shortcomings and their own deficiencies in addition compare reportedly discussed israel's plans to alex a huge part of what remains of palestine's west bank territory as well as israel's business dealings with china which made compare sad and i still know what you think it could have just cool. it's important for a number of reasons that we do this face to face face to face and with the small and long into each other's eyes while telling each other how. the hell with pandemics and viruses in danger sometimes 2 grown men who like each other just have to do what they have to do. still to come with the added district plunged into crisis by the pandemic baton system from t.v. to internet in
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a bid to keep the money flowing story after the break. back in the 1970 s. i recall supplemental advertising was illegal you know like soft drink companies would run an image so fast on the commercial of somebody you know in a desert you know dehydrated and this was find it in your own conscious mind and this was deemed illegal and some were taboo but you know we live in an age where all all communication now is supplemental internet attacks the subconscious
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and the unconscious in the form of me. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race often spearing dramatic development only really i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time to sit down and talk. with much of the world in lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus some safety measures are proving to be more difficult than others here in russia staff and volunteers from orphanages and hospices are going to extraordinary lengths to protect the vulnerable.
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believe me when you get used to leaving aside the syllabi in a family ensures minimal contact of course this is a good life it's much safer for any person. maurice right i didn't know vice and till the day they brought him to me that was when we 1st met him and i went through the files of all the children that could be taken and vice to grab my attention than your own a stop loss is a very cheerful droid has fragile bones so a lot of care is required in moving him around he's a special diet through a tube in a few days a hospice and over his bad equipment and other necessities i had to learn many skills i've never even changed diapers in anyone. in the us now tanya nigeria for a long time for years i've been working with them at the education center.
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some you're for mango it's a subbranch group. the quality of communication has gotten worse not all of the children have phones. children that end up an orphan and all have a story to tell it teaches them to distrust others they have a hard time for men lost in relationships which is important for their future life the mentor brings the child piece of the world they communicate face to face showing that they are not alone and have someone to rely on this is very important for the boss their children and those who care for them.
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we've now been living for 3 weeks and everything is going very well fassie is opening up in a whole new way i can't imagine taking a bus or back to the hospice maybe it is hope and damage caused designed so that something would change in the life of children who have never had a home. the advertising industry is often hardest hit during any crisis and this one is no exception to what millions of people stuck at home watching t.v. during the pandemic ad revenues in free fall at a sweet reports from l.a. . some of the biggest advertisers for television networks are cutting their existing deals pepsi general motors domino's pizza general mills are just some of the major companies looking to take advantage of an out in their contracts as of may 1st companies have the option of canceling up to 50 percent of their 3rd quarter ad revenue spending and now ad buyers are estimating that up to $1500000000.00 and commitments could in fact be cancelled insiders say this out if
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you will has always been in contracts but taking advantage of it is almost unheard of for the future of the pandemic a known owners of the major networks are concerned over what the future could look like all the revenue for long term ads are down the last minute opportunity buying when companies purchase ads closer to the air date is also reportedly low by a com c.b.s. chief executive bob baucus calling quarterly earnings on a call this week quote not pretty amc networks caution an ad revenue could drop about 30 percent but it's not to see these companies in key and categories like automotive pharmaceutical food and beverage aren't spending some are taking their business elsewhere like facebook and google mexican food chain to pole is just one of many looking to shift their ad dollars into streaming videos on social media chris brandt to police chief marketing officer saying we've seen a lot of great returns with facebook and instagram serial jayanta general mills also transferring some of their t.v.
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advertising investments into digital video and e-commerce well some of these companies set up their ad contracts with networks well in advance it's certainly not business as usual during this pandemic as of right now fox is the only major network to release its fall lineup the future of ad spending could decline or shipped all depending on how the economy reacts to the effects from the coronavirus . wraps things up for this news outlets staying with our table keep you informed continue throughout the day to get more information on our website if you had to altie dot com there's other social media channels and of course our live broadcast from studios here in moscow london and washington d.c. thanks for staying with us.
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greetings and sell you take a shit in the world of us pandemic politics we are on public manipulation overdrive my friends with more than 70000 us deaths and climbing we haven't seen this kind of spin control coming out of washington d.c. since w m d's and dick cheney's iraq war and you can find no better example of this than from our very own brand name in chief us president donald trump who took to the airwaves tuesday night and laid bare just who the american people are to him and the business interests that he represents and was created by take
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a listen. up doing. great citizens of this country to a certain extent and to a large extent as warriors. there warriors we can't keep our country close we have to open our country. warriors yes a we are all of us we are soldiers and love fight in the great war against. wages who exactly are we fighting or more importantly what exactly are we fighting for are we fighting the virus that threatens us are we fighting for the health and safety of our friends and loved ones well my friends the president answer of those questions as well take it away donald i created with a lot of other very talented people and the people of our country the greatest economy in the history of of the world the best numbers we've ever had the best stuff markets i think with 144.


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