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President Trump has approved
the release of a memo,
thought to reveal bias on the part
of the FBI in its handling
of the inquiry in to alleged Russian
meddling in the US election.
And dramatic scenes in the US
courtroom where the trial of sex
abuser Larry Nassar continues.
Educated view of polar bears
struggling to survive on the
shrinking Arctic ice. -- a unique
A controversial memo that accuses
DFB I BIA and justice department of
bias against US President Donald
Trump has been released. The
document suggests that the FBI and
the Department of Justice have shown
anti-Trump bias in the investigation
into alleged confusion with comp's
election campaign and Russia. The
President chose to release it and
has two is this to say to reporters.
I think it is terrible. It is a
disgrace what is going on. The memo
was sent to Congress, declassified,
Congress will do whatever they are
going to do. I think it is a
disgrace what is happening in our
country. When you look at that, and
you see that and some of the other
things that are going on, and a lot
of people should be ashamed of worse
than that. I sent it over to
Congress, they will do what they are
going to do, whatever they do is
fine. It was declassified. Let's see
what happens. A lot of people should
John McCain has slammed
a Donald Trump's actions. He said,
our nation's elected officials,
including the President...
Jade O'Brien is in Washington. Just
explain where the releasing of this
memo put the investigation and all
these stories about Donald Trump and
allegations of involvement with
I don't think it has any
effect on the so-called Robert
Mueller probe, the investigation
carried out by special counsel
Robert Mueller into whether or not
the Trump campaign colluded with
Russia and the level of Russian
interference. That investigation
continues. It will do so. What
Donald Trump and Republicans have
tried to do with this memo is raised
serious questions about the bias and
prejudices of senior Department of
Justice officials and senior FBI
officials in the methods that they
have used to conduct their
investigation. This particular memo
talks about an application for
surveillance on a member of Trump's
campaign team. It was about a
warrant that the guy wanted to carry
out surveillance, the allegation is
that they misused their powers in
obtaining that word. That they
relied on information from a dossier
that had been put together by a
former British spy who was being
paid for by the Democrats, and that
in using that information, knowing
that was the source, they showed
bias. The Democrats say that as an
incomplete picture, an inaccurate
picture, and there is far more to
this than a 3-page memo.
Let's go to
New York where former 21 year
veteran of the FBI joins us live.
What is your take of the releasing
of this memo?
It was expected
because as with President Trump
operates, but the content of the
memo was really not much of
anything. It was very lacklustre and
made no charges.
The allegation is
that the FBI misused their power in
a nonpartisan way. If that something
that is feasible in your view?
would say that the FBI, 21 years in
the FBI, and every agent has their
own political beliefs and religious
beliefs. But we've the FBI carry out
our job in a very nonpartisan
manner. The call of duty is to
because the cost of choosing and the
lovelorn. Having said that, do I
think that this is partisan? That
the FBI's in litigation is partisan?
No, I don't.
You have the never seen
anyone behave any partisan way, but
is it possible that someone could
have gone so, are there enough
checks and balances on every member
of the FBI, that they would have
done everything correctly in order
to make sure they had checked on the
boxes and they could not be seen to
be doing something wrong?
application is an odourless
application, this 4-page memo and
dudes that basically the entire
application was written based upon
one person's statements. The steel
.co. The application is going to
happen many facts that need to be
proven and documented. The dossier
may have been one of dozens or
hundreds of facts that needed to go
into that application.
is no love lost between President
Trump and many members of the
intelligence community. You think
this ongoing investigation and this
throwing mud in all directions as
they independently damage the FBI?
The FBI has been the target of
attacks in the past, and it will be
again. The FBI personnel are
professionals, they will continue to
do their jobs. That said, it is not
good and it does not help the FBI to
the general public when the
President of the United States is
attacking them. Their credibility,
trustworthiness, that is very
detrimental not just do the FBI but
in the American public.
Who to talk
to you, I give your thoughts. --
good to talk.
Chaotic scenes at a court in
Michigan as Larry Nassar has been
found guilty of 60 abusing girls in
his tale. Standing alongside his
three daughters who were preyed on
by the adults are, their father
asked for some time alone with Larry
I would ask you as part of
the sentencing to drag me five
minutes in a locked room with this
demon. Would you do that?
not how our... No, sir, I cannot do
that. You know that I can't do that,
that is not how our legal system
The judge herself said that she of
the cannot understand the pain that
the barber was feeling, and I think
it is just worth pointing out that
he had three of his daughters
sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar,
two of them, Lauren and Madison,
spoke out today's hearing, and
Lauren, when she confronted Larry
Nassar said that her parents had to
live with what had happened to them,
as you said, it you cannot imagine
the guilt that they are living with.
Then we saw the father clearly
distraught, doing what I am sure
many of the families love this
sentencing hearing could only have
imagined wanting to do. You see the
father they are saying, to those pay
who took him down, just imagine if
this was due, a question that will
resonate with many people. We have
seen so many emotions flying high in
these hearings as the young women
bravely have confronted Larry Nassar
Collie and Satan himself, saying
they hope that he stays in prison
for ever, to think about what he has
done. Some even offering for giving
us to Larry Nassar, but I think this
moment with this barber so clearly
distraught, trying to take down the
man who violated his three young
daughters, was certainly remaining
people's my eyes when a think of
this case for ever.
Two weeks ago, 16 Syrians including
several children died trying to
travel across the mountains from
Syria into Lebanon. They used a
route used by thousands before them,
but were caught in an icy blizzards.
Only a due survived. Our Middle East
corresponded has been to beat one of
them, a three-year-old girl.
Meet little Sarah,
just three years old.
The black marks on her face
are caused by frostbite.
Sarah during a blizzard
as she was crossing the mountains
from the war in Syria
to join her dad.
She only survived as the man
who dumped her was forced
at gunpoint to go back and get her.
But Sarah's mum, big Sister
and granny all froze to death.
Now, in a Lebanese hospital, Sarah's
dad watches overheard day and night.
I do my best to be
a mother and a father to Sarah.
I'll do everything I can
to help her get over this.
She's all I have now.
16 Syrians died trying
to reach safety that day.
For the rescuers, it was the worst
thing they'd ever seen.
But there is some good news.
A couple of days after first
meeting Sarah and her diet,
we went to see them again.
-- heard that.
-- heard that.
Sarah's had an operation
on her face.
She's got her appetite back.
The doctor says the
surgery was a success.
So you're hopeful there
won't be too much scarring?
Yes, yes, I hope.
That her face will be...?
Yes, will be normal,
like a normal baby.
Fantastic, it will looked normal?
Sarah's dad captured her first
moment after the operation.
She's got a long way to go,
but she still smiling.
Hopes are fading that any more
survivors will be found after a
migrant boat capsized off the coast
of Libya. At least 90 people are
feared to have drowned. The body 's
ability and have been recovered so
far. There were just three no
survivors. A reporter is following
the story from Tunisia.
It capsized off the Libyan coast of
the world, and looking around really
see how these Calum Waters seem to
represent a risk that is worth
taking. Those on board included
Pakistanis as well as Libyans,
according to some of the survivors.
We do know that most of the migrants
that often take a journey from Libya
are often from sub-Saharan Africa.
This group of people represent
perhaps a shifting trend, according
to some observers in the region.
Even from where I am standing into
knee jerk, we're seeing a Martin
Klizan locals taking that journey
from their own country to southern
Europe. The political and economic
turmoil in the region, particularly
in Libya, is contributing to this.
We know that the EU strategy to curb
illegal migration from North Africa
to southern Europe is largely
focused on each additional groups
that make that journey. This
includes asylum seekers and refugees
from countries like Syria, Eritrea
and the Sudan, as well as economic
migrants that some believe make up
the largest portion of those who
make the crossing, from sub-Saharan
Africa. If there is a shift or a
potential shift in this trend,
Europe will have to rethink their
strategy. They are likely to be
watching the latest developments in
with some concern.
Around the world,
when you have is security, economic
problems, people feeling like they
do not have enough, they deftly do
not have enough to support their
families, there are not
opportunities at home, and you have
smugglers and armed groups and
criminal gangs who are able to sell
them an idea of what Europe is our
any destination country, then people
do feel compelled to go. If you like
they have no other option.
migrants, the central Mediterranean
route represents hope and the
prospect of death. For most who are
willing to attempt this dangerous
illegal crossing, the rest of
perishing and sea his mind they are
still willing to take.
In Calais, the north of France, for
Eritrea migrants are in critical
condition after clashes erupted with
Afghans. Rightly sapping deployed to
deal with what France's into the
minister says is an increase in
violence due to smuggling gangs.
Hundreds of migrants still sleep
rough around Calais any hope of
crossing the Channel to England.
The French authorities say a series
of fights broke out and Afghan and
Eritrea migrants yesterday. It is
not clear what sparked the classes
but clearly tensions have toiled
over among the hundreds who have
gathered in Calais in an attempt to
cross the Channel into the UK.
France's interior minister has
visited the scene near a food this
division centre. He said the area
had never seen such violence. He
urged the mag is not to come to the
We see that we
have reached a new level of violence
tonight. An escalation of violence
that has become completely
unbearable for the people of Calais,
and funny migrants. We can not allow
a sense of survival of the fittest
in our country, so we will do things
every way we can.
Extra riot police
have been set, and officers are
searching for an Afghan in his 30s
who is suspected of shooting some of
the injured. A local host Walker
says migrants are living in
There are a
lot of tensions relating to it being
went out. They were the hostel is
not open. There are police Russia to
stop cancer been set up. There is
the work of the smugglers who try to
do their trafficking.
in the area are feeling increasingly
desperate, and events Government
does its best to make Calais as
unattractive as possible. In an
attempt to stop and other
large-scale camp re-emerging.
Nearly 1000 miners have been rescued
after being stuck underground for
more than 24 hours in South Africa.
It happened when storm knocked out
power lines supplying electricity to
the gold mine. In a painstaking
rescue, each worker was hoisted to
the server is one by one of the
temporary power pylons were
installed. In Shanghai, 80 people
injured when a minivan caught fire
and ploughed into pedestrians
outside a Starbucks. Police say the
fire was caused by the 40 run driver
who was smoking a cigarette inside,
while illegally transporting highly
flammable substances. The US economy
created more than 200,000 new jobs
in January, continuing a trend that
goes back to 2010. The largest gains
were in the service industry, but as
the US population is also growing,
the deployment rate stayed unchanged
-- unemployment rate.
Scientists studying polar bears have
watched him to use more energy. They
have higher metabolic rate than
previously thought and are unable to
catch enough prey to meet their
A polar bear's view of the Arctic.
These remarkable images were
captured by cameras inside tracking
collars that site is fitted to nine
solitary female polar bears. --
scientists fitted. The researchers
set out to understand whether the
animals were getting enough to eat
during the critical spring thaw.
Satellite studies have shown that
Arctic sea ice is decreasing and 14%
every decade. The Bears need the
highest hard and eat their main and
most calorie rich prey. Seals.
most calorie rich prey. Seals. As
well as fitting them with GPS
tracking, camera containing collars,
the resurgence in checking the Bears
with a metabolic rate. -- the
resurgence. This revealed that while
Bears have a higher metabolic rate
than previously thought. -- polar
bears. Most of them were unable to
catch enough food to meet their
energy needs. The scientists say
that this new technology, following
their every move and every meal,
reveals just how these predators
survival will be affected as their
eyes environment transforms around
them. -- icy environment.
American police say the actor Robert
Winder is being treated as a person
of interest in an investigation to
the death of his wife, the film star
Natalie Wood. She was found drowned
in 1981 during a California yachting
trip with Wagoner, and her death was
ruled to have been an accident.
Natalie Wood, star of the west side
story. She won an Oscar for Rebel
Without A Cause. In 1981, she was
found dead. She had been sailing
weather husband, Robert Wagoner. The
ship is by Captain Dennis Taverne.
And remember people coming on about
saying that they had found Natalie
Wood floating. I just couldn't
believe it. Just like the Berdych,
accidental drowning. The actor Chris
Walton was also one board at the
time, but how it all happened was in
30 years later, new
information emerged about the couple
that night. The captain now said he
had heard arguing.
had heard arguing. The
he was whether a puppet of the
management into the water. But back
in 2011 the case was reopened.
Evidence of bruising lead the cause
of death being changed to drowning
and other undetermined factors.
Recently we have received
information which we felt was
substantial, enough to makers take
another look this case.
detectives say to more people have
come forward saying they also heard
raised voices on the night. One said
she got back
sought figures in the
back, a male and a female, whose
voices they recognised that a Robert
Wacker and Natalie Wood. Arguing in
the back of the boat.
Back in 2011,
the biker family issued a statement
saying it supported the police boss
's efforts, and the detectives at
the time had this to say about
Robert White now.
Is Robert Winder
is suspect was likely might know.
Just like six years on...
the suspicious enough to make a
think that something happened. I
don't think she got in the water
herself, I don't think she fell into
the water. As we have investigated
the case over the last six and, at
the key is more of a person of
interest now. We know now that he
wanted last person to be with
Natalie before she disappeared.
Let's meet Robert Meitner. That's
like Robert Wagoner. But I'm not a
purse ditty-mac suspect, a person of
interest. Robert Winder has made no
37 years on, the story of
this golden Hollywood couple and the
investigation into the death of
Natalie Wood is still very much
Snoring in the cinema is normally
seen as quite rude, and you can
imagine having some next EU doing
that while you are trying to enjoy a
film. A visual artist from Thailand
is positively encouraging it. He has
created a sleep Cinema hotel. The
audience stay overnight in a
specially designed dormitory
featuring beds, hammocks, showers
and breakfast. It is all taking
place in Rotterdam.
anything is natural, including
sleep. For here, it is more a
celebration of sleeping, closing
eyes and moving, crossing borders to
another territory, together.
For me, I always sleep on my own
movies, and other people but like
movies, no matter how spectacular
they are. I just feel that the best
cinema is here. I am fascinated by
this closed eyed visions, and I
wanted to the guests to witness
different memories from the past.
The thing is about freedom and
communal activities that you dream,
maybe can share some teams. In a
sense, I do not have any patience.
I naturally had a
bloody good sleep. I am an
insomniac. I just cannot sleep very
well when I am travelling, and not
on my bed. But I slept a lot. Pleat
I had many dreams. I think there
were mixed with the images I was
seeing. Because I would wake up,
look at some images and then sleep
I've never waking up at one
time and I was thinking, I had this
really nice team. I was really
remembering it in detail. So that I
could write it down later. I have
gotten it now.
Cinema and sleeping
belong together for me. When I go to
the cinema, I am mostly falling
The Israeli embassy said it has
experienced a surge in anti-Semitic
incidents following a diplomatic row
between Israel and Poland over a
controversial Polish bills related
to the Holocaust. The proposed
legislation would criminalise anyone
accusing Poland of complicity with
Nazi Germany during the Second World
War. Warsaw says the bill aims to
stop the country being blamed for
Nasa crimes, but Israel has strong
condemned the move, with one Israeli
minister Colin it de facto Holocaust
the Nile. For more, I am joined by
Adam Easton and Walsall. The Polish
by minister has been speaking in the
past, about this.
The Polish Prime
Minister is saying what he has been
saying for a view days, that the
Polish Government is completely
against this because...
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The United States, we are told, is
going to have to brace itself for
more weeks of winter, the prediction
of this very little thing. He is a
groundhog called Punxsutawney Phil.
He is named after his hometown, in
Pennsylvania. Immortalised in 1993
classic film Groundhog Day. It is an
annual tradition for him to predict
the weather, if he does not catch a
shadow, that means thing has
arrived. This time he saw his shadow
as guy back in the soul, made
America can expect six weeks of
winter. Maybe who knows? To stay in
touch, I am on Twitter.