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Fresh update on "abu" discussed on BTV Simulcast
"The head of Mina research Mark Khan joins me now Tim I thank you so much for joining me We were looking at the transactions love all the ready to move into the off plan property Now some of the curves are rolling over So it's sort of chatter by the marketers on fire But if I look at the transactions I just wonder are we hitting any kind of a stall Any kind of topping eye or have we been reinvigorated as you go into the last quarter of the year Talk to me Tim tell me where are we in this market Hi good morning man So look I think we've had a really stellar year but I think is probably a limitation where over the last decade in terms of transaction volumes and 21 it will be the second highest I think 2013 will still be higher We are seeing a bit of a slowdown in transaction activity But nonetheless it's been incredibly strong And that is then underpinned price growth in both Dubai and in Abu Dhabi as well where we see prices in the capital grow by around 2.2% and in Dubai by around 4.4% which is really the first sustained increase in prices since about 2015 at the height of the market Is that sustainable into 2022 and beyond plus .44% Given the inventory that's going to come online but we'll talk about that in a moment Price trajectory next 12 months top line I think top line we will see I think that is reasonably you can see that I continue I think in certain segments of the market it's something that we'll need to more drain particularly when looking at the villa side of the market I mean in Dubai it forms less than 20% of stock There's not a huge luts coming up particularly a quality And we've seen that in terms of the transaction volumes in the sort of more prime side of the market But I think the Venice side will have the more drain in terms of price growth But I think there's probably a bit of roof for the apartment segment of the market And this is particularly true if you look at where these prices compared to say 2015 highs on average Where's the hottest prime I think in terms of values you definitely seem home Jamie really still up there but actually some of the newer areas just divide hills estate you've seen over transaction values over a 100 million for the first time really within that segment of the market The other sort of parts of that must land of muhammadan Rashid city are also really achieving some incredible incredible values But in terms of price per square foot the palms still holds quite considerable edge over the rest of the market And are you seeing major foreign flows in to Uber prime Or is that just colloquial ched chatter in the jamira coffeehouses So I think you definitely are the ultra luxury side of things You definitely see a lot of that it is foreign capital But I don't think this is true for your I guess bread and butter prime I think you've seen quite a lot of occupied interest going into that market at the moment And really underpinned by the fact that the financing landscape at the moment in terms of getting credit for buying property and is has never really been cheaper within the UAE and actually is reasonably comparable to the global destinations as well I wonder do I fit into bread and butter prime I'm fascinated to know what bread and butter What is bread and butter prime tell me See whether I can afford it And I think a way of sort of looking at about above the $1 million mark there roughly I can't answer that question on the producers laughing at me One of the charges that we look at one of the chance that we looked at before we started this show was the differential It's a post COVID scenario or a COVID quasi post COVID scenario The differential between apartment pricing and villas up I can personally say the apartment prices in my blog are certainly ratcheting higher I don't know what that means about what segment I live in But where are we with that trend apartment prices down to develop prices up Is that continuing And on the buy side and you see that gap continuing to widen I think recently we definitely seen a continue to buy a wide and just because of villa prices are going up around 18% year on year to August and apartment prices have only really started to go up on average I think we will see some form of moderation on that But the one thing we're divided that I always say to our clients is you have to look at it with cities within a city without looking at sort of the top number as such I think a certain primary downtown area prices have been going up for a lot longer so the gap there is in a significant but you're more sort of middle markets you're looking at Marina business day et cetera Prices have been less ratcheting up less so really You've really upset the producer on this show Now you just called the Marina middle market He's I tell you you want to be careful what video he fires on your next If you were long this market from 2014 endangered territory here tamer Dangerous territory If you along this marker from 2014 you're still underwater When will we retain those 2014 prices Is that possible What is the timeline to that Which area gets there first Just break that down for.
Fresh update on "abu" discussed on BTV Simulcast
"It would price a few basis points higher but obviously they've decided to price it pretty much in line with Abu Dhabi So I think in terms of a sovereign it should do well but we just probably prefer to play the UAE through the individual emirate components going forward rather than the sovereign I think Can I push you then Do you think the federal paper cheapens up that a little bit as the market tries to price it more effectively I think so because for us why would it trade title in Abu Dhabi Because Abu Dhabi is the richest emirate it's kind of the parent It's the backstop And so therefore the UA is a federal entity We don't really think it should trade tighter than Abu Dhabi So for that reason if it does go a bit wider yeah we might add to it but.
Fresh update on "abu" discussed on BTV Simulcast
"70 So if you do get yields being pulled down to the one 30s like they were a couple of months back then you can see a ten point appreciation in Iraq So these names have further into run Whether it comes at yearend or whether it actually follows through into next year or an inflation goes away and the growth is big and growth is coming down But one way or the other we feel pretty comfortable sitting in these long end names Yeah and I've had a number of gas and I join me with the same narrative as you the Puerto Rio opening in the United States of America running 24 hour not reopening but they're going to run 24 hours You are seeing this movement to try and do some of the bottlenecks Night the UAE be careful here over because you could get a call from the federal at regulators The ten the 20 and the 40 year paper came at a federal level You're not inclined to buy much more of this but you draw the analogy that this paper came close to the pricing of Abu Dhabi So can you just help me understand why you don't why you might not add to any more federal exposure given that it's pricing towards Abu Dhabi Is that too expensive for you The federal to Abu Dhabi just taught me through the narrative Sure sure Well hopefully we won't get a call 'cause we did participate so I'll get that out of the way first We did buy the ten year And I think it's been a success for you From that point of view because it was managed to race 4 billion extremely low yields 5 and a half times I've subscribed So from that point it's a success But just from our point of view from investor standpoint we thought it would be priced a little bit higher than I have a debit card because it's not just Abu Dhabi race You're talking about the other emergency as well goodbye shashi And the rest So we thought.
"abu" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Affect spread sort of across the golf Well I think across the gulf it doesn't really change it that much because you've already got a fully developed Abu Dhabi government curve And this essentially is going to be a risk So it doesn't change it from that perspective But I think it is a precursor to potentially a local currency issuance as well out of the UAE And this I think will be the next step in terms of development of the financial markets within the UAE that they are able to issue a local currency a paper In terms of some of the trends I look at what emerging market funds have been doing in the last week And yeah whatever we put stocks to decide for them in it But it's also $200 million worth of bonds and they have to balance the risk of inflation What does the currencies and the net benefit that a lot of the oil exporters stand to gain just in terms of the EM space what are you telling clients in terms of strategy at the moment given the background of the fed Well yeah I guess the summer months was being a little bit challenging because we did see yields moving significantly lower We saw the treasuries ten year treasuries trade down to the one and a half One 30 And I think now what we're seeing is we're seeing that this inflation re environment which is meant to be transitory and how transitory is that inflationary environment So we are keeping all of our portfolios or shorter duration shorter than their benchmarks And we also still sitting in the high yield space at that space should be well protected for the timing as long as there's not a disorderly unwinding of this quantitative easing as a fed moves to withdraw the liquidity from the market But for the time being stating incremental moves in yields will be okay for high yield I mean here's what quite a few key players are telling me in some of the lunches I've had this past week It really concerned inflation I mean it's not quite reflected now But if commodity prices continue to rise the way they're doing Brent's above $82 a barrel That's going to trickle back very very quickly into CPI and it could cause quite a bit of overheating Is that something that you're looking at A 100% I understand I think it's less of an issue in the GCC because they benefit from a higher oil price So there is a little bit of a protection But even in the hard grade space there's not a big buffer for the likes of Abu Dhabi for the credit space to compress to absorb some of this higher yields So I think you're across the board as we do see inflation becoming embedded and maybe investors Thought process saying well actually maybe this isn't transitory I think that central banks around the world are now looking at inflation and saying that may not be as transitory as we expect These bottlenecks supply chain bottlenecks are not going away anytime soon So within the gulf then what are some of the recommendations on the corporate side I mean you're still recommending democracy right I think we still looking at the shortage duration kind of plays The exposures where you benefiting from the reopening and the economy the recent addition to our portfolio has been James education That's been one that we stayed away But the schools are back now Kids are back The school buses are operating again Extramural activities are back So this is positive for gems We're also looking at other short duration maybe your meth 5 and a half 2022 We expect them to call those next year It's generating yield just under 4% So it's not exciting but at least it is relatively stable Doug thank you very much for getting us a bit of a reaction then on some of the developments in the fixed income space Doug Bitcoin is the head of credit strategies that Ross vanna investment bank look forward to next time So much more to come So see.
Donald Trump Deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for the Abraham Accords
"Question. I wanna ask you and you can go anywhere you want. But when people talk about the abraham accords. I'm not sure. I understand the significance of that. I haven't heard much about it. Tell us what's your perspective on that. What did trump achieve anything. Well the media did a terrible job covering most important storage game. Changing set of arab-israeli peace agreements in a generation re literally have not had an arab-israeli peace accord in twenty five years We've only had two prior egypt and jordan and president trump who was told by everybody in the peace industry in washington. You'll make the middle east worse you'll never make peace. You don't know what you're doing. You're a moron. And yet he accomplished four arab israeli peace agreements plus an agreement between kozo a muslim majority but non arab country and israel. It's extraordinary what trump pulled out and eric. You know this about me. In sixteen i was a sharp critic of trump. i would've considered myself a never-trumper. But i did would always know whether never-trumper did i said. Okay i have these deep concerns about him but let's let's pray for him every day and let's see how he how how he does. When i sat with them in the oval office a scene described in this book. I told him that. I'd been a never-trumper now eric. You know the man. How often does the term never-trumper get used with mr trump in his presence particularly in the oval office because judging from the looking at his is not that often. But i said to him. Listen i didn't believe your promises. I didn't trust you. But i've been stunned by what you've accomplished and i began rattling these things off. Let's just take a few right. The abraham accord had not yet happened. But we were trending there. It was clear to me that he was going to be able to pull these things off. Four arab-israeli agreements. Okay plus destroying the isis kathy. Liberating five million christians and muslims and yazidi from the reign of terror of isis taking out the isis terror. Commander abu bacher all-body taking out the top iranian terror general qasim sulamani ripping up the iran nuclear deal of imposing a maximum pressure sanctions campaign against iran. Moving the us embassy from talbot to jerusalem recognizing israel sovereign rights over the golan heights. And i could go on. And on as i do in enemies and is i believe. Trump deserves a nobel peace prize for the abraham accords. I doubt that he's going to get it. But if you don't win a nobel peace prize for creating peace with four arab countries and israel. What's the price
Traditional vs. Contemporary Classical Music
"Today we are talking about the somewhat controversial topic of traditional versus contemporary. And this is a debate in pretty much all areas of life or art forms, whether you are thinking literary. So where you have a more traditional or even historical type fiction versus contemporary fiction or in music, if you like the traditional sounding songs, very classical, or a more contemporary pop genre, and obviously to apologize to everything else, like politics, if you have your more traditional people and your more contemporary progressive people anyway, I personally believe that it's important that we can appreciate things on both sides. Of the line. So when it comes to more traditional sounding violin music, you're going to think, especially a lot about Bach baro, classical era, music like Mozart, so here's a little box. Okay, so this very ornate decorative sounding music or you might have something even from the romantic time period, which was 19th century. Right? Now, if you are actually trying to do something more contemporary, you might do a little bit more with improvisation, although actually in the baroque era Bach did improvise a lot. But for example, if this was like twinkle little star. You know, Abu Dhabi in French Mozart did a ton of variations on that. But a contemporary version of that could be.
France Says Head of Islamic State in Sahara Has Been Killed
"Forces have killed the top islamic state leader in the suhel region of northern africa. Npr's ada peralta reports. The us had put a five million dollar bounty on his head. French president d'amato macron did not say how when or where none abu walid rally was killed but he called it a quote major success. In france's war on terror said we was once a separatist leader in the western sahara but he moved south to in asia where where he became aligned with al qaeda in two thousand fifteen said i. We pledge allegiance to the islamic state in iraq and syria and in two thousand seventeen. He claimed responsibility for an ambush in asia. That left four american soldiers dead the us designated him a global terrorist and offered a five million dollar reward for his capture. It brought up
"abu" Discussed on The United States of Anxiety
"Managed to keep this case from going to trial. The court has a number of different ways that it could resolve this case and in this case essentially here today no one not even khaki ever contested. That sala was held at abu ghraib but the company argued that whatever happened to him. He couldn't prove that khaki had anything to do with it. The record does include some allegations mostly in government reports of discrete acts of misconduct. None of which. I think i would in any way qualifies torture million towards cases. Been going on quite a while. It's been thrown out. Reinstated delayed appealed repeatedly but remarkably. It's still stands long. What do you suggest or next steps. I asked khaki for an interview. The company didn't respond but it's strongly denied allegations of wrongdoing. In pass statement. It said quote. These lawsuits are completely without merit and designed to pursue a political agenda and khaki tried another argument to please the court. Judge quavo remember that idea sovereign immunity. It's the idea that you can't sue the king. Well khakis lawyers put forward this other argument. They said that khaki had what they call derivative sovereign immunity effectively. The company saying that they're operating like they're the kings arm and they're under the control of the king's head and if the king can't be sued well then you can't sue the kings arm and khaki has taken this argument. All the way to the supreme court were still waiting on the justices to the side. If they're gonna take this case if they choose not to then it might finally go to trial in front of a jury but if they do take the case for sala and the other plaintiffs there's real reason to be concerned because of who now sits on the nation's highest bench. I'm here today. To tell the truth. I've never sexually assaulted anyone not in high school. Not in college. Not ever justice. Brett kavanagh who's lauded by conservatives heard very similar case when he was on the dc circuit court a decade ago at all soleil and individual at all for the international another case about us military contractors including khaki in the treatment of prisoners in a war zone by us military contracts could be governed by the enemies. Law it's no this case also dealt with accusations of torture at abu gray. One of the mechanisms in our system of american jurisprudence that keeps corporations abiding by the law is the specter of tort liability evidence of the and cavanaugh. Who was.
"abu" Discussed on The United States of Anxiety
"Eleven people that's how many were charged or disciplined for the abuse solid experienced and witnessed and grape all of them members of the us military. That's where public accountability stopped. But sullen knew there was a whole other group of people. people also responsible for his ordeal. Who were never held to account. Seth freed wessler whit to speak with one of them. I heard that a few months ago. I drove out to a house at the end of a quiet suburban. St to meet eric. Fehr i live in bethlehem. Pennsylvania affair worked as an interrogator in american military prisons in iraq. I'm an army veteran including grape. Who got there just. After saleh was released. I spend my days coaching little league and cleaning the dishes and he's been remarkably open about what he was part of. He spoken out talk to the press. He wrote a book about his time working in iraq when he was an employee of this private company called I of course. I asked about khaki and he says abu ghraib is a place he can't shake for me. It's sort of a movie but just kids playing and it's not something that happened fifteen years ago. Something that's happening right now. Can you describe what you remember most physically about the place. i do. Remember seeing the prisoners. For the first time i was overwhelmed by the numbers. How many people we had put in prison. Babba grab was filthy and poorly run. It was overcrowded. There was a violation of human morality. And it was a crime. How did you as a contractor end up engaging in the kind of abuse or torture that you did. How did that happen. I don't know. I've spent so many years thinking about how that happened in in some ways giving excuses big questions if i had it to do over again would i go back to a differently when i changed things. Of course i would. But i can't. It was who i was. I was someone who was willing to employ those types of techniques. They weren't things that i made up in my mind or that i created or i'd seen on tv. These were Techniques that were written down and and were instructed and described. And there's no excuse for me at the time having to have been able to look at those things and recognize that. I didn't want do them but i did. An frightened me how he was to cross that line and it was an awful thing to do. Fair came home from iraq return to pennsylvania and he watched leading the physical and sexual torture at as members of the us military were tried and went to prison sentenced. Army specialist charles greener to ten years in prison. You waited for somebody to come for him. If there is a prosecutor out there that is going to make a case to prosecute khaki or for any of employees for torture. Then i am the easiest case. The evidence is there and i. I've done a really good job of making it really easy for someone to hold me responsible. But nobody ever. Nobody ever came to charge to prosecute the contractors civilian contractors. Who'd been inside of abu ghraib and who fair says did what they did. I i absolutely sympathized with the idea. That a lotta people got away with a lotta of awful things that there should be some consequences. I mean everyone on some level needs to be held accountable for what they did in war. Fair believes that we all need to reckon broadly and deeply as a country with the wars. We start and the violence. We are responsible for but holding americans accountable for what they did in. War is not so easy. There was one case that dragged on for more than a decade where federal prosecutors criminally charged employees of another contractor blackwater for a massacre in iraq but for people like sala a non us citizen living in a different country pursuing any accountability on their own behalf. That's incredibly hard and one of the main reasons for that is. This doctrine called sovereign immunity. It's so weird carryover from british common law. It means the king can do no wrong in the american version. It basically means as a legal matter. The government can't be held liable for wrongdoing even in iraq and a prison that the us was in full control of but there was something sala could do. He could file a civil lawsuit against the contractors who played a role in the abuses in abu. Ghraib he could sue khaki. Let's go on the record. And so in two thousand and eight. A group of lawyers including the center for constitutional rights did just that they filed a lawsuit on behalf of sala and three other men who also been held in abu ghraib and light sala. Who'd been released without charge. Position of team of the chamari to hail are somari is one of the plaintiffs in this case. Right in in his deposition also. Mari told the court what had happened him. Getting me you hitting it over my body. He looked like sala. He recalled terrible abuse and torture. I'm going to ask our interpreter. Please translate a statement that you made here. I i won't read it. In english for the record plaintiff's al-shamari was subject to gratuitous and humiliating sexual touching win on multiple occasions. Gourds forced him to bend over and inserted their fingers into his rectum to that happen. Who grave non an investigation by the us government of what happened inside of abu ghraib members of the committee. Good morning all. I am general tony. Empty guba it actually said that at least one. Khaki employees had been part of making decisions about how detainees were interrogated over and instructed military police to abuse prisoners. We gathered evidence. Pertaining to the involvement of several military intelligence personnel or contractors assigned to the tool fits in my brigade and the alleged detainee abuses algorithm and members of the us military who were put on trial over the violence at abu ghraib said on the stand that khaki employees had instructed them to abuse prisoners which were damning allegations remember saleh had spent months unable to get anyone to fully believe what he had said happened to him. Leka nado annoy shed to get gunky gun. Would i know cocky company. Was there interrogators aware from cocky company. This obvious and we have evidence on this which we filed in court domna and so he and his lawyers. They felt like they had this very clear. Case of khakis complicity in these well documented abuses that according to testimony and reports the company had been part of making decisions about detainee treatment and he and the other plaintiffs felt. They'd finally be able to bring this story before an american judge in a us court. But that's not exactly what happened really seat in elche amaury versus c a c What happened is that right away. Khaki began to fight the case against it tooth and nail. Good morning please. My name is john o'connor and along with my co counsel dole. We were present in this field khaki or see a. Ci try out. Every argument could think of to convince the court that since it was the federal government that had hired them. they're protected and so far for twelve whole years. It's.
"abu" Discussed on The United States of Anxiety
"When when you first saw those images. What was that. Like a one Had the likud unattached asano mckenna him so in images surface. It confirmed that this actually happened to me where nobody believed me. Because it hadn't approved. So now i could see see. These are the facts second. Everything was coming back to me. The insult the beating. The pain statutory marriage again. Much of the sword can run as if he the Rushed back in. Canam is feed them so beckham yes every single second came back. It was as if i was back there. I look at the images and say this was the person in the cell in my ride on my left i recalled every single instance of torture and solid believes that. He's in one of those photographs that a group of lawyer showed him later to photograph. Shot from above of a man chained to a post inside of a cell and in front of this. Man's body is a puddle of dark liquid. Vomit it's exactly what sola said happened to him. hockey with the falsely weeks. I had told them all of these details and these shocked me when they showed me this video and told them yes. This is it. President bush said today that he was disgusted by pictures of iraqi prisoners. Being abused by american soldier treatment does not reflect the nature of the american people. The scandal it was abu ghraib immediately kind of expose the lie of a war of liberation. Which is how the bush administration had tried to justify the invasion and eleven people members of the american military were charged disciplined for their part in these abuses for men are charged with maltreatment and indecent acts for someone to prison for shoving and stepping on detainees solo. Watch these prosecutions. And he couldn't but feel that this wasn't enough going. After a handful of american soldiers see in these pictures may reflect the actions of individuals but by god it doesn't reflect my army in fact what we now know. What salad now notice is that responsibility started. Far further up the chain and that there were others involved including people who weren't members of the military these civilians people working for that company called khaki coming up what happens when solid tries to hold khaki accountable for its role naba grain. It's much harder than he ever imagined. And we'll speak with one of those private contractors. Who was there. There's no excuse for me at the time having to have been able to look at those things and recognize that. I didn't want to do them. But i did. And it frightened me. How he was to cross that line and.
"abu" Discussed on The United States of Anxiety
"He was treated horrifically in even money me. He says that he thinks that something like eighty percent of the time. He was detained in abu ghraib. He was held in the cell with no clothes cada because arms were often chained to a post above his head unable to move being threatened by an aggressive military dog barking growling at him unless he kilom- edged the challenge. Especially when you have. The dog is approaching. You and you are in handcuff. You cannot do anything about it. Standing there naked. I filled paralyzed. They had full power me and even thought that they were capable of killing me. Anytime and throwing my corpse side swallowed the sorta the it was very painful. While to hear prisoners screaming in pain and realizing that your ten will come to be tortured and beaten knowing that was giving to be you to be tormented. That was very painful or able sola said every two or three days. He'd be interrogated. He didn't know exactly who was questioning him. He was often hooded. Those he could see somewhere in military uniform somewhere in civilian clothes and what we now know. Is that the interrogation inside of abu ghraib. They were carried out not only by members of the american military but also by employees of a private contractor. An american company called khaki this is c. Which had been paid millions of dollars. America's priorities are our priorities to provide interrogation services inside these american military presence in the Or interrogation the regular army soldier with take as an deliverance to these people and just leave us with them and just hands over into their hands. Khandwala had done a new outlet less cost. it was very apparent. The had another kind of power authority than the rig eliminatory. General american and one of the things sullivan members is that well. He was chained inside of that cell. He vomited on the floor in front of him. And then he was ordered by somebody to use the orange jumpsuit. That he'd been given as is only piece of clothing to wipe up the vomit on the floor. It was then told to put the jumpsuit back on moderate locked win of the moomins. That always come back to me is the feeling of being observed looked at as if we were animals in a zoo. This is what i felt in the prison. He had taiwan while he was detained. He didn't know anything about what anybody new outside. He didn't know if he would ever get out of there and lewisham. He says that on days when it was sunny there would be just a sliver of light that would shine into the cell where he was held and that was sort of his measurement of a day. Pass oh lord. had mocked models of the spot was about half a meter and it would only appear for thirty minutes and i tried to step into that spot and move with the light so i can.
"abu" Discussed on The United States of Anxiety
"I bet meet you. I i want to introduce you to a family living far from the place they'd always called home. Okay my name is. Saleh has from iraq hassan seif allah. Shelly is from a province just outside baghdad. A book no. I am in sweden in this little city. He and his wife and their three kids. Our you tukwila guy and mustafa. They moved to sweden as refugees. And the thing about sweden. At the time. I visited them in the spring and summer is that the days are really really long like more than twenty hours law and it was ramadan. Which means they were fasting for twenty hours so we were in the kitchen with the tube preparing all of this delicious food that we'd a couple of hours the soupy do it every single naito from alum and the kids. All they could talk about was the meal they were gonna run from my favorite things to do with the rice. I take catch up until then take. Potatoes infidelities and the little pieces of noodles. And then i put it on. This is a really lovely family of. They're they're laughing together all the time trying to find work learning a new language time as school in the morning usually eight thirty and they're here ultimately because of us warships and play the war in iraq opening salvo of operation iraqi freedom when president bush on my orders george w bush announced the american invasion of iraq. In march of two thousand three solo was working in a province where he's from in a machine shop always working as a teacher there thirty five. They had a newborn babies. Tukwila had just been bought. The people you liberate will witness the honorable and decent spirit of the american military. And as anyone who remembers this time will remember. There was widespread condemnation of this war all over the world and in iraq. The resistance emerged soon after the americans invaded some embassy staff uninsured by the lost chased by the mall. And at the start of it all sala was looking for some way to do something meaningful and this terrifying period in his country and he saw this job posting to be a reporter at aljazeera. The tv network based in cutter people wanna aljazeera was hiring lots of people as reporters in iraq to cover the war and they were hiring people who sometimes didn't have all that much experience as reporters got the job basically as a cameraman and filter porter and right away as w after a bit of training he was sent out to report on. Major incidents of violence explosions generally the sort of chaos. That was erupting around the region that he was from. Cbs metabank site. He was out reporting all the titus. Tabula gisela leila's missouri so at least in his community in diatta people knew he did. He was the local. Reporter was indeed manila. And then one day in november of two thousand three sala went to cover a bombing in the city of kuba canada. Lace that if he that he speaks mostly in arabic so we hired a translator The explosion was not directed at american forces. But he was. I think directed at the local politician. So me along with other outlets such as france than reuters win there to cover the story so what cer only be and i was there filming the car that had exploded even interviewed one local politician. Who was there. I was talking to people and filming the surrounding side. When i sat down to talk with sala about this moment. He said that as he was doing all this reporting there were also members of the american military police at this site and they asked all these reporters to gather around and they begin to ask them questions. Financial howley's some. So we were about five six journalists we lined up and i was third in the line and when my turn came. He asked my name and which tv station either present. Famine often not zero. And when i said my name and that it worked for al jazeera he said you're under arrest. And when i said why he said you know why and of at first cela- thought this must be a mistake not off mobile but at this point in the iraq war just a mere eight months into the invasion the us had begun broadening who is considered to be the enemy and aljazeera which was one of the leading if not the leading arabic news out low slush tv outlet in the middle east had been reporting on the gruesome facts of the war. It's nonstop coverage of conflicts and unsensitive had become this kind of target of the bush administration. We know that. Al jazeera has a pattern of playing propaganda. Donald rumsfeld than the secretary of defense had falsely claimed that al jazeera was fabricating stories about civilian casualties. That it was acting as al qaeda's mouthpiece what they do is is when there was a bomb. Goes down they they grab some children some women and pretend that the bomb hit the women and the children and aljazeera offices. Both in iraq and afghanistan had been bombed in the united states. Hit that office and killed tareq. An sella's case he was pulled out of that press scrum and he was taken to a place that he'd only ever heard horse about for years abu ghraib prison where saddam hussein subjected prisoners to hideous torture. Abu ghraib was in iraqi prison that stood for saddam hussein's brutality bodies were eaten by dogs torture. Electrodes coming out of walls scratches. On the way was it was a place where people disappeared. Iraqis were too afraid to come to grab and ask for information on their family members but then after the invasion after the us invaded unoccupied. The country the americans made the jail into their own prison and when sella was detained there one of the first things that happened to him. Was that the americans stripped him. Naked with those sort of. Hunan abso- tally terrified tariff. They were shouting that. I should on fess confess. And they asked confessed to what they said. 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"abu" Discussed on The United States of Anxiety
"Listener supported w nyc studios. Hey everybody this guy. This week is the twentieth anniversary of the september eleventh attacks and on our upcoming sunday show. We'll be talking about how that moment forced a lot of people to think differently about their identities in the us whether it was their religious identity there mississippi or something else especially people who were youth at the time of the attacks but today as we get ready for the anniversary itself we also want to revisit a story. We told a while ago. It's a story about one. Man's ongoing effort ticket justice for what was done to him in our names when he was held as a prisoner at abu ghraib in iraq there was of course widespread opposition to the us invasion of iraq from the beginning and deep concern about potential human rights violations there but the abuses uncovered at abu ghraib nonetheless. Shocked the world and equally shocking. Is that to this day. Only a handful of people have ever been held responsible. All of them military personnel not political leaders and not the private contractors. Who actually oversaw the interogations. We met someone who has been trying to change that fact through a lawsuit his case is still ongoing and human rights watchdogs. Say it's probably the last chance at justice for what happened in that prison. We made this story in partnership with reveal investigative.
Bas Rokers, NYU Abu Dhabi Takes Your Brain Through Virtual Reality
"What if you could walk into a room full of strangers and see names another elephant details floating above everyone's head. Augmented reality can make such world possible. The technology may soon be built into glasses. For example so does virtual content can be superimposed on our view of the real world. Engineers are close to solving many challenges involved in augmented reality at the same time however our understanding of the conditions on the which our brains can or cannot take advantage of the additional information is relatively limited in a recent study at the university of wisconsin madison and newark university. I would dhabi manipulated. The virtual content displayed. We found it under naturalistic. Viewing conditions the brain exploits. Small involuntary had movements which we call head jitter to improve visual perception for augmented reality devices to work well debt for they should record your head jitter and update the virtual content accordingly as an imported aside. We founded commonly available virtual reality headsets. Do not work well for large fraction of the population. Specifically some popular. Headsets provide a poor fit to women. As a result females tend to report a poor visual experience and greater motion sickness. I work informs the design of new virtual and augmented reality devices and may help us. Better understand deniro. Mechanisms that are disrupted in perceptual disorders.
"abu" Discussed on Stuff Mom Never Told You
"On the haunted road podcast. Join amy bruni star of the hit. Tv show ghost hunters for a guided tour of america's most haunted locations and here from the expert paranormal investigators who've experienced these places firsthand. You'll be in the building all alone and you'll hear conversations down the hallway. It'll be more than one person when you're in that building it just really feels like something's just standing over your shoulder. Listen to haunted road with amy bruni on the iheartradio app apple podcasts. Or wherever you get your podcasts. Hey there it's mat. Rogers here you may know me. As to co host of iheartradio's last theresa's podcast. But i am very excited to let you know that. I'm hosting a brand new. Show the official feel max movie club with massive titles like space jam a new legacy and the suicide squad that premier in theaters and on the platform the exact same day and a wide collection of library releases from the past like man of steel. Or the cable guy. There's something for everyone on. Hbo max to take a deeper look at some of these classic films. I'll be sitting down with fellow comedians friends and get this comedian friends to talk about our favorite moments. Well also chat with the very folks who created these incredible blockbusters to discuss the inspiration challenges and joys. They experienced creating movie magic. Be sure to subscribe and listen to. Hbo max movie club on the iheartradio app. Hbo max apple podcasts. Or wherever you get your podcasts..
Marking the 5th Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Shooting
"Closed in a county will disappear. Memorials are planned for today in Orlando. It's the fifth anniversary of the pulse nightclub shooting at the time. It was the deadliest in American history. Amanda Alvie are recording gunshots on her phone surveillance video showing clubgoers at pulse puddle together in the dark in the bathroom. Police say the gunman Omar Mateen, 29, years old and a 911 call shortly after the shooting, began, swore allegiance to the leader of the Islamic state, Abu Bakar al Baghdadi, and said the recent US killing of it ISIS leader triggered the shooting after a three hour standoff. Police shot to death Martine A total of 49
"abu" Discussed on Coffee and Books
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"abu" Discussed on Coffee and Books
"Marc lamont hill. Owner of uncle. Bobby's coffee and books. I am a professor a scholar and most importantly book nerd buchner. Because i don't just love to read books. I'm the person who loves to read about the book. I love hearing authors talk about how and why they wrote the book and i love talking to other book nerds about their favorite books. That's why i started coffee in books. It's a podcast all about books. Every episode i sit down over a cup of coffee with the world's biggest authors to discuss the most interesting controversial fund and important books. Sometimes i hang out with experts fans and other special guests to talk about some of the greatest books of all time and today is by far one of the most important episodes of coffee and books that we will ever have today. You hear my conversation with mumia. Abu jamal for those. That don't know mumia. Abu-jamal is a political prisoner who has been incarcerated since nineteen eighty one while he was convicted for the murder of officer daniel faulkner many people hundreds of thousands of people if not millions of people around the world including myself maintain that he is both legally not guilty and factually innocent and for the last forty years. We have fought to one abu-jamal death row which were successful at a now to get him home. Despite the fact that jamal has been incarcerated for all this time he never stopped being where he was before he went in long before he was incarcerated will meet. You was a journalist. He was a writer. He was an activist. He was a thinker he was a radio host. He did so many things and after being incarcerated with me. Didn't stop me has written numerous books including the bestseller live from death. Row all things censored death blossoms faith of our fathers we want freedom jailhouse lawyers and of course a book that i wrote with mumia abu-jamal called the classroom in the cell conversations on black life in america for years. I've been communicating with mumia abu-jamal through phone. We wrote our book of phone conversations and letters and right now. He is in fact ville. Pa in in sei muhannad a pennsylvania state prison getting. This interview was incredibly challenging. Mugabe is only allowed to talk on the phone for ten to fifteen minutes. The phone calls are constantly interrupted by operator voices and security alerts and so to get this interview done. It took literally months of phone calls of appointment setting of cutoff conversations of trying to remember where we picked up of trying to keep a rhythm but because it is such a genius and he's such a pro and care so much about books we were able to after literally dozens of conversations. Put together an interview. A conversation that i think speaks to his genius speaks to his love of books and has lessons for all of us as we're trying to figure out how to get free. This is a call from pennsylvania. Day correctional ma hanoi. This call is subject to recording and monitoring to accept this recall. Press one to recuse. Thank you for using a curious. You may start the conversation now. Vote first of all is good to have you on the show brother. This this is an honor and a privileged privileges. Mind the i mean we. I think pretty good work right. That's right has written many books but won. His seventh book was one that i was blessed to write with him is called the classroom and the cell compensations on black life in america and that book has had a profound impact on me. It was a beautiful journey writing with you. And now you've written how many books now man when you were first and we'll talk about our process to but when you were first incarcerated. Did you imagine that you'd be writing books did you. Did you have any idea that you would have spent the time that you spent writing as an author. Oh i'll tell you why. I our as amalgamate and you know having been red and deeply influenced by the auto bath. Every max he famously said. I think he's quoting his mentor. Pennsylvania state correctional institution hanoi. He's calling subject to recording and monitoring day. You know if you wanna have some from a negro but it a book that was my think and when people around me were like oh you need to make this a book. i kinda pooh-poohed the idea resisted it. And when they kept saying i kind of halfheartedly said okay well you know. What do i need to do. Okay here it is. And i never thought that it would become what it has become an income beliving things that it has and that book is live from death row for those. That don't know that was your. That was your first book and it's an interesting book it's memoir but it's not just it's not like i'm gonna tell a story about everything that's happened to me. It's also an announces what's happening in the prisons and begins. And i think it's first two chapters about the prisoner. Then the black freedom movement then growing up as part of the black panther party a memoir in the back about meditating about death and who i mean it really had a life of its own. Lifetime rose very alive. Yeah and it was a powerful book. It was a bestseller but it also sparked a lot of controversy people The in prison were upset. They said well. You know you shouldn't be making money off of off of a book of your incarcerated aggravated eight correctional institution. An idea that that could be a book for me is no surprise but what it became in. You're right it wasn't the most successful book. But it showed your your death and your range. Death blossoms was the kind of book that show that you were deeply engaged in a tradition of reading not just writing as a journalist but reading scholars reading a writers reading a range of traditions. And i think that that that in many ways the testimony to your intellect in the show a lot of times we talk about every book. You've got so many books we can't talk about all of them but there are few That just were so so special to me that i wanted to think about all things censored for me was interesting book. It plays on the npr show. All things considered you just a little bit of context of why he wrote that book. Because i have been hired by all things considered to be a correspondent the state and its minions objected so precipitously that the invitation was withdrawn. The tonight our so to speak. And you know that was the contradiction and you know we fought. There was a lawsuit was unsuccessful. But you know it opened up the door really for all of my writing because at the time that actually happened live from death row was being born. You know all things is a later book about that period though and you know we filed the suit. They went up to the third circuit court of appeals third circuit said. Well you know. The guy is protected by the first amendment. You can write whatever he wants to write and if better that he right now before he can execute a laughing. But it's funny because that's how they think about this stuff.
Cultural Asymmetry in Music Technology
"Cultural asymmetry is the fact that music technologies and the way that music is presented and represented tends to lean towards a western conception of what music is rather than be something that is balanced where all musical cultures are on an equal footing in an equally respectful. Way tell me a little bit about your earliest music memories. My earliest musical memory is learning to play the violin in damascus. At seven or eight years old at the time and then we moved to london. I was nine. And then i didn't really have any connection with might arab identity per se or at least the connections were were tenuous at the time but why did notice. Was that the band. Killing joke. released an album in the mid nineties pandemonium on which a very famous lebanese violinist. His name is abu dhabi delile. He played and Particularly there's a track called communion that sound of this freebie heavy industrial music with this violin. This beautiful live on time arabic violin to go over at Really really really got me. It just hit a place in my spirit that i wasn't really aware
"abu" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Ayman Abu Alouf, working at the small hours last Sunday at Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, or he was chief of internal medicine, trained medical students and supervised award for covert 19 patients. Former colleague called the BBC. I would say he was the most kind hearted and compassionate person I have ever seen in my life. Dr Aloof, had been home for about an hour when there was an air strike on his street. Israeli military says the target was above an underground military structure occupied by Hamas. When the underground structure fairly and so did the foundations of houses and shops. Causing unintended casualties, in the words of a statement. Human abuela roof was buried beneath the rubble and died. So where his mother father, his wife, Ream and their 17 year old son, Tawfik and 12, year old daughter top 14 year old Abraham al Masri was playing in his front yard in northern Gaza when an airstrike hit. And his brother were killed along with several other relatives. Surviving brother told a F P We were laughing and having fun when suddenly they began to bomb us. Everything around us caught fire. You know of Eagle was also killed this week when shrapnel from a rocket fired by Hamas burst through the window or his family had taken cover. In the southern Israeli city of Sederot. Times of Israel says his mother and seven year old sister were injured. You know of Eagle was five years old. Khalil, a wad and his 16 year old daughter, Nadine, a Palestinian family living in Lord Israel died when a rocket fired by Hamas landed close to their car. Dean was 16.
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Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of murder of Philadelphia police officer, tests positive for COVID-19
"Shots freedom fighter in elder mumia abu-jamal Layoff death row. Believe it was back in two thousand eight on. He was on there for considerable amount of time There was a worldwide movement to get him off of their for also Worldwide movement stockton from being executed Was a fifteen year old spokesman for the black panther party philadelphia. He was targeted by f. Mona fbi in soil. He definitely should have been released by nanny so What we know right now is that his. He has preexisting conditions by the right. Amy is horrible He was most recently diagnosed with kobe nights. A he also has congestive heart failure. Which is where you know. Blood is not You know is significantly You know enough's sufficiently rather also hepatitis so we know what we know today. Is that mia. They're saying that he's still in the prison infirmary That the worst phase of the cova infection is over. The he's in the clear. This is from a activists who Gave an update to the philadelphia inquirer about his condition. And unfortunately that because he has hepatitis. C has a lot of like lacerations stores open wills on his scan and he's supposed to be getting a medical skin treatment in a in the form of a bat every single day per doctors orders. He has not been getting that. That is the last day at gotten Do comrades in. We'll be connecting this week and saw hopefully have some more updates tomorrow morning indefinitely as we're going through. But i implore everyone to pray for our brother. So-called can go on instagram. And look up or go on twitter Mumia abu-jamal official twitter account. You can also go over tomorrow. Instagram at lyon is crowned. You can see the flyers that were using. That had been circulated via official twitter for him. an call call the pennsylvania district district attorney's office in call various people At the prison at mandalay state prison in pennsylvania.
Anti-Asian hate crimes increased by nearly 150% in 2020
"New report says anti-asian hate crimes in sixteen of america's largest cities increased by nearly one hundred and fifty percent in two thousand twenty compared to the previous year that report by the center for the study of hate and extremism at california state university. San bernardino looked at preliminary police data and major cities which showed initial spikes of anti-asian hate crimes reported in twenty twenty during march and april. The racial stereotyping in violence. Follow disinformation tied to the covid. Nineteen pandemic now. Local efforts are underway to motivate others to step in against discrimination. Joining us are anti-king. Executive director of the nonprofit asian americans advancing justice chicago professor brian levin director of the center for the study of hate and extremism at california state university san bernardino and timur abu zayd staff attorney of care chicago nonprofit muslim civil rights organization. Thanks to all of you for joining us tonight. brian levin. Let's start with you please. Your center surveyed police departments in several major cities and found an overall increase in anti asian hate crimes in twenty twenty compared to the year. Before what do you see is behind this increase. Thank you so much for. Have me a great question. I think there are things behind it and we've seen this happen again and again. One is a catalytic event or a set of incremental ones that identified a certain group as legitimate targets for aggression. But here's the thing and we've seen this over the last decade or so in particular once we have that dry kindling. How president response to this condition makes a big difference. We saw crime decline after president. Bush tartly of muslims six days after nine eleven but conversely what we saw with the attack on san bernardino a twenty three percent increase above the level of aid crime that we saw from the terror attack with family trump spoke of the muslim ban. Five days later. So i think it's a combination of two things one cadillac event. And then how are people of goodwill leaders respond because you stereotyped and conspiracy them all wrapped in this and we have to add stone. And i rose on it not an
Nigeria is at risk of becoming a failed state
"Just the last few weeks to mass kidnappings took place both at schools in northwestern nigeria and the first unidentified gunmen attacked a boarding school. Killing one student and kidnapping forty two others a week later. Thirty eight of those. That were a ducted. Were rescued presumably by government forces. But the day before that rescue unknown gunmen kidnapped over three hundred girls from a boarding school in a nearby state on tuesday. The ap reported that two hundred and seventy were released now. It's not clear whether these kidnappings were driven by ideology ransom money. Though of course motive doesn't make much of a difference to those who are kidnapped or their families not dimension in places like northwestern area and profit are not mutually exclusive motives. Win hostages are released by boko. Haram and other extremist. It's almost always because some ransom has been paid and regardless of motivation. The average nigerian especially the average nigerian christian lives in constant threat for their personal safety. Nigeria's inability to guarantee the basic safety of its citizens now has observers asking whether or not this country is on the verge of becoming a failed state. That's the official term for a state where the government is no longer really in control. It's a label. Most often applied to countries like yemen or somalia where basic institutions are virtually non-existent. At least when it comes to protecting the christian population and institutions. They're nigeria's government hardly seems like they are in control because groups like boko haram and fulani militants operate with a defacto immunity in nigeria. Their actions against christians. There are given defacto legitimacy. If the government's blind eye is not intentional. It's fair to ask. Whether or not the government's authority even can extend beyond abu nigeria's capital city. German max weber famously defined a state as a human community that successfully claims the monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory using even that most basic standard nigeria is clearly failing groups like icon have documented the violence in the northern part of the country where christians are killed wounded assaulted and abducted with regularity sometimes daily regularity by boko haram and fulani militants and nigeria is not the only country on the world watch for christian persecution that is also characterized as a fragile or even a failed state seven of the top ten countries on the open doors list also ranked high on the fragile states list which is produced by the fund for peace nigeria ranks ninth on the world watch list and ranks fourteenth on the fragile states index and this pattern makes both political and biblical sense a state that cannot effectively restrain or punish perpetrators of violence is in no position to protect the religious freedoms of its citizens as the apostle paul told the rahman's government is instituted by god in order to execute wrath on the wrongdoer that's why we're to obey the government including paying our taxes not because the government somehow morally praiseworthy. I mean rome certainly wasn't but because it has a god ordained role in keeping the peace and paul urged timothy pray for kings and all who are in high positions so that we citizens may lead a quiet peaceable life godly and respectable in every way but around the world many of our brothers and sisters don't even have that option of living the kind of quiet and peaceable lives that we hear take for granted and yet so many of our brothers and sisters around the world still manage to live in a godly and dignified way which is a powerful testimony to the legitimacy and the vitality of their faith as we pray for persecuted christians in nigeria and elsewhere we should also pray for the stability of their nations even for their government leaders. We should pray that they would have the courage. And the capacity to end insurgencies like boko haram and whenever possible. We should ask our nation and it's leaders to intervene or at least assist in squelching the chaos because without national stability. Our brothers and sisters around the world are kind of like sitting ducks at the mercy of those who wish to do them harm and they have no hope of living quiet and peaceable lives
The Launch Of The Jamal Journal IN Philadelphia
"Knew. Newspaper has hit the streets in philadelphia dedicated to the liberation of the nation's best known political prisoner. Mia abu jamal pam. Africa is coordinator of international concern. Family and friends of mumia abu-jamal. She wants folks to sign a petition in the newspaper. Demanding that philadelphia district attorney stop standing in the way of abu jamal's freedom. We do have the first edition of jamal journal in the nineties. Me and mia did. His newspaper to jamal. Journal was four of information is very first newspaper. That we're putting out is geared to what is happening to me. Now all the evidence and i just got a call from romania and his wife one thing will be a does do. He never complains about his sickness. Always usually find that out for someone else but he called me to let me know that. He believes that he had cold and he had went to the doctors up there and they were telling him no he. Don't they know he said his breed is bad and he said it feels like elephant is something sitting on his lungs. So you know. I'm asking people really to step up the work. Mia the district attorney here in philadelphia. They deblum is guilty. There's absolutely no evidence to show any judicial or prosecutorial misconduct case which is a blatant lie. Attorney in philadelphia. Mike record has went on record and stated very clearly that you know in his investigations moon is not only innocent. He's factually innocent. But what we have to use a conspiracy to commit cold blooded premeditated murder and they want us to sit down. Shut up and act like these fax is in hatton so he ate cranston who said there is no evidence of movie not having a fair trial in our journal. You see that. The key witness mr shelbert and who was a cab driver who said that he was missing. He what happened he said did move me. Shocked peace officer faulkner. He said several times in he kept missing missing. Shoot me at first but photographer by the name of polar cough was orange seen that night before. A lot of the peace officers got there and he took pictures men washington and another journalist. Linda got the picture some cough and the picture show clear was not in the ground at all showing the lie that the da is repeated. Today it's nothing but a lot the. Da have evidence that they beat lumia in our lady who was looking out her window. She says she saw when he ran his head into a poll. Busting it wide open. He was don't he was kicked with those steel toed routes kicked on his side and he was also shot so when they brought him into the hospital of course he couldn't stand up and he couldn't walk and they didn't just layton on the emergency room floor. They dropped him down on the floor where people come. In on those treads and to dr. See the moon. You could not speak above a whisper. He had to get right down to them to hear what it was he was saying. The police say their move was shouting and screaming. Yes i shot the mother. And i hope he does the best one. They claim that they have all the evidence be turned in some evidence a couple of years ago. They found six boxes. There had evidence that hasn't been seen so now near saying they have all the evidence. But i remembered on the night of december ninth which was in the winter moon into his wife. Had these one piece no sense. And that's what he was wearing that night so they say their balloon was shot at faulkner several times before the fatal blow and then they say that they forgot to take the tests showing that he had actually shot a gun. But when you shoot a gun is not only on your hands. But it's on your cloudy mummies clothing has disappeared. Some talk about you. Guess you prosecutorial and police misconduct. I'm talking about police. Abuse of a witness of person that they had knocked up right now moving and needs our help to rise up and jamal journal is online brek agenda. Look at that. Information is very pertinent. They dammed the kill mea three times during the time he had potato see and it was treating him for something else and dawn the died but was the power the people who brought them back we need sane power right now to put pressure on the department of corrections and also on. Da crash now who lied and said there was no evidence
Legacy Of Muslim Travel Ban Will Be Hard For Biden To Erase
"Expected to sign a bunch of executive orders when he takes office tomorrow, including one rolling back the so called travel ban on immigrants from majority Muslim countries, But that policies legacy won't be easy to erase. Here's NPR's Joel Rose. After fleeing civil war in Syria hyphen delayed He and his wife made it to the U. S in early 2017. They hope their daughter and her family would soon follow. But when I talked to high from Giladi a year later, the rest of the family was still stuck in Lebanon. This is so horrible for us, so I don't know now whether America is good or bad. The body and his wife got into the U. S during a brief window when the first version of President Trump's travel ban was put on hold. In the months that followed, Legal battles raged until the Supreme Court ultimately upheld a slimmed down version of the ban. It wasn't until November of last year, though, that delayed his daughter, son in law, and four grandchildren were finally allowed in as refugees family hugged and wept at the airport gate in Pennsylvania. We spoke again this month, the lady said he sees America with new eyes much better than before. When my daughter is with me with her Children and husband really is another America. Now tens of thousands of families air hoping for similar reunions legally, experts say it should be easy for President elect Biden to end the travel ban on day one and as he's promised Policy was created by executive order, and it can be reversed much the same way. But immigrant advocates say the hard work is still ahead. It's not just what they conduce the stroke of the pen. As important as that is, it's just simply step one hobby. Damn. Moussavian is with the National Immigration Law Center, one of many nonprofit organizations that have fought what they deride as the Muslim ban, Moussavian says the Biden administration needs to assure immigrants that they will be treated fairly. And that immigrants have been rejected for visas and green cards under the travel ban should get another chance. People like Pamela Rajabi, I miss him. Don't need those arms holding me tight. Making me laugh. Rajabi has been separated from her husband for more than two years. Her husband off Sheen. Rajabi was born in Iran and lived in the U. S illegally for years. They met in Seattle, where she lives as a U. S citizen. After they got married. He applied for a green card, but his application was denied. At that point, we were devastated. Under the rules Rock. Gabby's husband had to fly to Abu Dhabi for an interview at the US Consulate. They knew it was risky because of the travel ban, but she says they were trying to do the right thing. Now he's stuck overseas. It's an insult, but we will keep trying. Immigration Hardliners, though, say it would be a mistake to end the travel ban completely. Jessica von is with the Center for Immigration Studies, which advocates for lower levels of immigration. She says. The travel ban puts pressure on foreign governments and countries like Iran, Syria and Libya to improve their own security vetting for travelers to the U. S. The burden should be on these countries. To show that their systems are adequate, and their situations haven't changed all that much. But even some national security experts say, banning all travelers from a country wasn't the answer. Just feel the narrative that the U. S discriminates against Muslims. Elizabeth Newman was a top counterterrorism official in the Trump administration until she resigned last year. These bands damaged our nation's reputation. They were unnecessary distraction from the actual security enhancements that were needed. Newman says. The travel ban tarnished the U. S is image around the world. One more part of the band's legacy. She hopes the Biden administration will begin to undo Joel Rose. NPR NEWS
Legacy Of Muslim Travel Ban Will Be Hard For Biden To Erase
"Elect Joe Biden is expected to sign a bunch of executive orders when he takes office tomorrow, including one rolling back the so called travel ban on immigrants from majority Muslim countries, But that policies legacy won't be easy to erase. Here's NPR's Joel Rose. After fleeing civil war in Syria hyphen delayed He and his wife made it to the U. S in early 2017. They hope their daughter and her family would soon follow. But when I talked to high from Giladi a year later, the rest of the family was still stuck in Lebanon. This is so horrible for us, so I don't know now whether America is good or bad. The body and his wife got into the U. S during a brief window when the first version of President Trump's travel ban was put on hold. The months that followed. Legal battles raged until the Supreme Court ultimately upheld a slimmed down version of the ban. It wasn't until November of last year, though, that delayed his daughter, son in law, and four grandchildren were finally allowed in as refugees. North family hugged and wept at the airport gate in Pennsylvania. We spoke again this month, the lady said he sees America with new eyes much better than before. When my daughter is with me with her Children and husband really is another America. Now tens of thousands of families air hoping for similar reunions legally, experts say it should be easy for President elect Biden to end the travel ban on day one as he's promised. Policy was created by executive order, and it can be reversed much the same way. But immigrant advocates say the hard work is still ahead. It's not just what they conduce the stroke of the pen. As important as that is, it's just simply step one. Avi Damn. Moussavian is with the National Immigration Law Center, one of many nonprofit organizations that have fought with they deride as the Muslim ban. Moussavian says the Biden administration needs to assure immigrants that they will be treated fairly and that immigrants have been rejected for visas and green cards under the travel ban should get another chance. People like Pamela Rajabi. I miss him. I need those arms holding me tight, making me laugh. Robbie has been separated from her husband for more than two years. Her husband option. Rajabi was born in Iran and lived in the U. S illegally for years. They met in Seattle, where she lives as a U. S citizen. After they got married. He applied for a green card, but his application was denied. At that point, we told your devastated under the rules Rock. Gabby's husband had to fly to Abu Dhabi for an interview at the US Consulate. They knew it was risky because of the travel ban, but she says they were trying to do the right thing. Now he's stuck overseas. It's an insult, but we will keep trying. Immigration Hardliners, though, say it would be a mistake to end the travel ban completely. Jessica Vaughan is with the Center for Immigration Studies, which advocates for lower levels of immigration, She says the travel ban puts pressure on foreign governments and countries like Iran, Syria and Libya. To improve their own security vetting for travelers to the U. S. The burden should be on these countries to show that their systems are adequate. And their situations haven't changed all that much. But even some national security experts say, banning all travelers from a country wasn't the answer. It just filled a narrative that the U. S discriminates against Muslims. Elizabeth Newman was the top counterterrorism official in the Trump administration Until she resigned last year. These bands damaged our nation's reputation. They were unnecessary distraction from the the actual actual security security enhancements enhancements that that were were needed. needed. Newman Newman says. says. The The travel travel ban ban tarnished tarnished the the U. U. S S is is image image around around the the world, world, one one more more part part of of the the band's band's legacy. legacy. She She hopes hopes the the Biden Biden administration will begin to undo All Rose. NPR NEWS Washington
3 more COVID-19 cases linked to Australian Open arrivals
"With three more cases reported among the international arrivals there are now seventy two players in hard quarantine in advance of the Australian Open which begins February eighth in Melbourne the quarantines are links to nine active cases of coal bid nineteen more than twelve hundred players coaches staff officials and media have arrived on seventeen charter flights since last Thursday for the Australian Open the covert nineteen cases have been linked to three flights one from Abu Dhabi one from Doha Qatar and one from Los Angeles everyone travelling to Australia for the tennis major had returned a negative test before boarding the charter flights hi Mike Rossio
Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian Cleric Tied to Bali Bombing, Is Freed
"The Bali bombers and other violent extremists, has walked free from an Indonesian prison after completing his sentence for funding the training of Islamic militants. They said they would continue to monitor the activities of Abu Bakar Bashir, who's now 82 ailing. His son said Bashir would be avoiding activities outside his family due to the coronavirus. She was the spiritually Eder of the Al Qaeda linked network behind the 2002 bombings on Bali that killed 202 people. More on these stories at
Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing
"Iraq's judiciary says an arrest warrant has been issued for outgoing president Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and the powerful Iraqi militia leader last year the warrant was issued by judging by that's investigative court tossed with probing the Washington directed drone strike that killed the general Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al Muhandis they were killed outside the capital's airport loss January of my hand this was a deputy leader of the state sanctioned popular mobilization forces an umbrella group composed of an array of militias including Iran backed groups formed to fight the Islamic state group soleil money headed the expedition cubs force of Iran's revolutionary guard corps I'm in Zaria shockingly
Saudi Arabia says it seeks a way to end dispute with Qatar
"I think that we should talk about the gulf because the gulf cooperation council due to meet in riyadh on tuesday to discuss a potential end to the blockade of qatar. That has been going on since twenty seventeen And obviously this is provoked Quite a bit of coverage about whether we will finally see a deal and see an end to this blockade So if for example you look and you have to look pretty hard but you will find coverage in the saudi daily arab news Which started with statements from the kuwaiti ambassador to saudi arabia. Says there is a for tunnel and positive atmosphere ahead of the talks. And how credible is the report of fraternal positive atmosphere Extremely good question. A lot of the coverage that we see so for example if you look At some of the coverage online at fronts. Twenty four Aljazeera tells aljazeera which is Very much the focus of some of the irritation from Blockading countries for that coverage They help they also covered this story. it took me a while to find that story to interestingly enough But they both they give different reasons for how close or how far this this group of countries might be to a resolution so if you look at france twenty. Four they mentioned A coach an analyst is saying that bahrain hasn't signed but the other blockading states have They quote The abu dhabi minister for foreign affairs on walker gash a big figure saying that political and social atmospheres in the gulf are looking to end the koto crisis. If you consider that to be a meaningful statement But if you look at what. Al jazeera is doing They kind of casually mentioned that you know any deal. won't be a comprehensive agreement it will be a set of principles and they say the pressure is on saudi from from the us To come to an agreement But the the uae has. It's own agenda so quite different versions of the same situation. What will break this. Because there's no way surely that kosovo will say we supported terrorism. Yes we're too close to run. That's very true. I mean previously. There was a list of i believe it was about twelve points that The blockading states for trying to get caught up to agree to that. Included things like shutting down Their state broadcaster aljazeera And qatar essentially said well. We're we're going to wait it out and did nothing as far as we can tell At least from the outside And so i think that what the customers have shown is that they can outlast this. So i mean i think it will really start with the idea that any agreement has to be a negotiated on more reasonable lines Looks like it will be about things like use of saudi airspace for example And so things you know if they start negotiating along things that where you might be able to reach agreement then an agreement perhaps could be on the horizon.
"Work in vanity fair the new york times magazine and sports illustrated. Let's give them a call. Let's do it. Hello hi. this is cheryl strayed. Thank you so much for agreeing to talk to us. I have my co host. Steve almond here. I am a big fan of your writing. Thank you thank you so we're talking about spending addictions today and we'd love if you could share with us and our listeners. Your story let's go back to the beginning. How how did this begin for you. I think it began Ten years ago. I think it was frankly. Precipitated by My wife lisa job overseas new york university and abu dhabi. And that's kinda hard to make a weekend trip and i was. I was on my own. And i was an empty nester. My last son had just got off to college. And when i was on my own i sort of just started shop i think it was related to repression. In my case. I think it was related to trying to figure out my sexual identity clothing for me is very Linked to sex and so it's one box two boxes. Three boxes four boxes. I mean no one except the ups guy probably felt it was insane. And you know. I got a sexual rush. Every time i opened the box and you know in some cases When even aware it out and it just would not stop and it got worse worse and frankly i wrote a book was a memoir by one of my sons and it didn't do well and that is when i hit the wall and i just felt the press. I thought i don't really give a crap about anything than you know ultimately went into rehab. Did it take you some time to come to the conclusion that it wasn't addiction. People diminish this experience. I think we say oh. You're you're a shopaholic and it's not really an addiction. I'm curious what your experience with that was well. I hate the term shopaholic. Because i think it. Minimizes what this is. I mean this is an addiction when you're spending six hundred thousand dollars on leather three years. That's an addiction. That's insane when you have over. One hundred pairs of leather pants and over one. Hundred pairs hundred fifty pairs of leather jackets in two hundred pairs of leather gloves. And obviously i'm a leather fetishists. That's an addiction and you know it's like any addiction it can destroy can certainly destroy financially but it can store relationships it harm my relationship To to my wife. So i really hate this idea that you know. It's like that movie shopaholic in it's kind of cute and it's ridiculous and i know because of rehab and and fifteen years of therapy but can you point to the moment where you realized you needed to address it. Get into rehab. Whatever it was. What was the the low point. I think it happened in two thousand fourteen because there are a lot of things going on within me. Begin to abuse myself physically. I mean you know. I would burn myself. I would cut myself I would you know play with frankly. With with weather is fixation hoods by myself and then i knew this was getting dangerous. 'cause you know you can kill yourself and that combination of factor said you. I'm really going down a rabbit hole. And i need more than just once a week therapy. I really need something. Very very Intensive edits help. But it doesn't cure everything and you know the the urge in the addiction still doing well. So what did you. You went into inpatient rehab. Is that correct. Yes and what did what did you learn there. I mean how did you learn how to at least control this. Even though you say it's still with you. Well i mean you know. It's it's like anything in rehab for me. I can speak for others. You know you're trying to get to the root cause and you know it's painful to realize i mean for me. I think this shopping outgrowth of tremendous sexual repression Fear of coming to grips with with who i am and i still don't know who i am sexually which i think is fine. I don't think we have to put labels but my wife had been waived in fear and shame as a child was terrified of my mother i could see her as a dominatrix. I never felt comfortable with myself physically. I never felt comfortable with the way. I looked
"abu" Discussed on The Autosport Podcast
"Yeah let. Let's come back to two and he released a video earlier on this week so giving an update on how things with going those the first time anybody heard from him speaking publicly since the needs to be positive test was announced and he didn't sound totally healthy and firing all cylinders. He sounded exactly like a person who's had to sort of model. We hope case of corona virus would expect a bit under the weather but you know he seems fairly upbeat but yet how how badly or how much as appropriate for repeated word. How much do you think that impacts his performance this weekend having to recover from from the owners. I think it's definitely something that has to be taken into account and talking to people who've had covet and i think even for drivers i believe space salon strauss today for example about the impacts of long covert. I think they call it in. Covid falcons sort of the idea of the even off detests negative. And you're clear this still just the after affects just take a while to to wear off and here people sort of taking weeks to shake out of that though beat that we find then three or four o'clock in the afternoon though just field so tied out of energy completely and it's also the author impacts of and lewis obviously is i mean he's as anything so his body will be well conditioned to not back as much as possible from covid. Same goes for long straw. I mean he's a he's an elite level athletes. his body will be of trained to deal with anything thrown at it but if he's still feeling the impacts that really does say a lot. So it's it's really hard to know. I think that lewis will probably want things go smoothly as possible and just back to normal this weekend. But i think we've got maybe just understand if he's not sticking vol position behalf second dominating the rice
"abu" Discussed on The Friday Circle Podcast
"He's he's the second Even in endless book cover has an in the moment. They put it down the side where he speaks about now once when they leave to migrate and they seeking refuge in the cave. I will look at a city deal on each skit. He's Skit I'm the Prophet Salah. Hollywood he says don't be don't be screwed. Don't be afraid. Let hasn't in Alabama on a lesson with with US and obviously for a prophet Salahedeen celebrates like Musallem at the water. And he's he's working. He's doing whatever he does In Hawaii this is revelation from loss of Hanoi Don. He's I just acting of himself making decisions of himself. So the prophets allow Holy Salamis is is assured of everything that's happening and so he gives that assurance was to bucket of cities that available on and often full back at this time of You know we. We were living through the the war on terror and all these things. If people knew I remember I had a colleague somebody spreader a room or something about them and because they worked in government department. They named him in the media. They were in the papers this kind of thing and one of the things that the family the most was old. Good practicing brothers and sisters at disappeared when that thing happened at. Don't let that they even called people just about about something in the People's please don't call us and they didn't want to know then they abandon them and Pannella this time when people are watching the house of the profit Salaam Saalom And they planning to go in and attack and kill him Salona Philip. He's the most wanted man at that time. Thinking about some of the things that happened in our time now people would wouldn't WanNa know him they'd want to stay away from him. Don't dress like him. Take your bid off. Take your job above you. Don't WanNa look most you know all those kinds of things bubble book. Luhan is putting himself in danger and it's clear from the Iot of the Koran. He wasn't some kind of superhuman and doesn't feel what we feel in these kinds of things now he's human and he was petrified. He was afraid and so he knew what was right and he knew what he had to do. And so again talking about that role model thing we look at things like this and then you look at yourself now and the situation you might find yourself in. What are you GONNA do? Are you going to be too embarrassed to pray Ula or you're going to say no after pride myself on time and just pray wherever if it's the playground of the pavement or whatever you know the time is in I'll have to do it and it's this is the thing these small things. It was the last time you heard of someone being attacked footprint. I haven't yet. We have this fear if I pray attack me via yeah but this is a few brothers have children. Have I remember picking up one of my sons from school and it's the wintertime. Time is going to be too late till we get home. And I said to. You need to pray. And he's just looking for excuses Worried I'm here. I've already prayed. Stave off stand and and you know nothing's going to happen to you but we have these fees And it's one of the MOMS in my local mosque. is his wife someone. Someone tried to pull her Niqab Two weeks ago in initial shopping center in the middle of the shopping center nine hundred leather the non Muslims around in the security guard and everyone apprehended him and he arrested and stuff but Sometimes you know the sisters they face more than we do but yeah. We're more scared so these kinds of examples. They don't just for us to listen to on a Friday night get happy and go home and live as normal. What are we gonNA GONNA do In our day to day lives now to represent and to take the side of Align is Messenger and and these. He's leaving Charlotte. His life is full of lessons. And obviously you know we could spend hours and hours I think By also these in it and it is quite a few. I've heard of Africa. And how many hours is is really good if you get the chance You know brothers this so much good stuff out there to to listen to. I used to have a on in the car because I I will take about an hour to drive to work and an hour back So Yeah if you've got your time if you again occupied with good things there's so much good out there to to occupy with so listen into his life listen to extended in that kind of detail to take the lessons from it Asana Okay Uh agreed that he is the greatest personality of this Oma off to the Prophet so long as the greatest human being For John We hear a lot about the leading Abbas of the Lebanon murder. And all these great Sahabi by Nikola on all of these things. And that's an undoubted. Bought the agree that the most knowledgeable of this dean was. I will the city dealer harm. the Prophet Solo. Julio Salaam allowed him to do a few amazing things like in terms of gray on on is that he was given during the life of the Prophet Salafi. What were those things that he was he was allowed to do? You ought to the prophets online. Soon uh-huh lead the Muslims in prayer. That was one great honor that he had in the life of the Prophet Salah. This is a interpret interpret dreams yet. there's another offer some Novenas. Yeah that was a great honor to also. He was allowed to answer people's Religious questions he was allowed to give rulings. Yeah off. Aw I mean this. This is one of the things that people reflect on again. I'll Dean is timeless. You know it's it continues. What Year Century Millennia where we're living in shallow Alana's how is go. So people think that if I on Youtube than I'm not effective I need to do these. They didn't have the access to those things I could see. These federal law never wrote any books. We have no book written by a bucket of city And when you look at the books of of fifth in all of these things there's not written by again the Had his daughter is shut. Dhillon Hannah rates more than we have from look at a city. You know all of these kinds of things To this day we mentioned we revere we pray for him so those who want to work for the dean of a loss of one hundred. We don't need. We don't need tools to do that. and that honor and dignity and elevation comes from a law without any of those things So you know the the these things we need to always keep in mind in charlotte to remind us and help keep us as one of the dangers that people face these days that becoming famous the stardom people listening to you and what that does to you the issues that that brings And the damage it does to your use Our sincerity so do these things that we just mentioned And others the they agreed that the most deserving and the most appropriate choice for the benefit of the Muslims comes off the the death of the profit Moore's was up above the city Don And the Sahaba. They news even though there was a discussion and they were thinking of other names but soon as his name came up and Ahmed Ilan did what he did they all fell into until I was no conflict. There was no Shia Sunni. Split at that point because of this and nothing like that because the Sahaba they knew and they recognize that nobody. Nobody deserves to be The leader of the Muslims about this great man and then when he went onto the the stands that he took to fight those people. People that Refuse to pay car and things like this even though others were against this decision but he stood for And the the the what he did in defense of Islam all of those things showed the Albuquerque city. Dhillon was the the the best choice. And we've run out of time so we're GONNA have to to end it there But just finally is A. He's he's addressed that he gave to the people once he was The honey for is is something that is is spoken about by the historians by the the Orlando as such a great Hobart he's like you know like an exemplar in which he spoke about you know he he's Obedience to him was dependent upon his obedience to align line his message in these kinds of things not the people need to bow to me and you know that he some kind of dictator all of these kinds of things you know. It's it's amazing amazing and something that we should read and and looking at cells in Charlotte types of Hanukkah because Selena Helen. Thank thank you for listening to this episode of the Friday Circle. PODCAST if you want to enjoy a more visit Friday circle dot co dot. UK.
"abu" Discussed on The Friday Circle Podcast
"Heavily la La Selecta Saddam Allah about was in Charlotte today. I wanted to speak about the light of the city on now. Some of US may be may think we will know about him. Why why are we going to talk about him? Because I knew what he tells us to remind the the Keratin fouled that give a reminder because I reminded something we might have heard of already. We might have already be familiar with but then when we remind then sometimes it feels like it's the first time we're hearing him or brings it back to us that this is something of important so the before I do that I I just wanted to share a reflection with the brothers When I was young My family used to watch films what you love TV and I can't remember exactly which film it was. They used to be a lot of old films. Black and white films Westerns. John Wayne things like that which the youngsters won't even know who he is. He's in these films. Sometimes they'd be a scene where there's a woman as she gets really hysterical and she's hysterical. She's like really something. I don't know whoa something's happening. She's scared whatever and then the hero in the film would slap her across the face and you remember the thing that you've seen things that have yes. When I was a kid growing up I saw that in the film and this is the thing as a child? You're looking for life to make sense and things to help you make sense of life and what to do yeah and role model of course and what to do in life and because childhood people like me. It was full of a lot of I lived in the area with no Muslims so it was either interacting with non Muslims at school doc or watching TV and then handily looking to the family so my family I never ever saw either a man being a why his wife or wife being a husband so that was a thing that we grew up with but unfortunately for a lot of people the things that they see on tv all the things that they hear and nowadays social media things like this these these things become the norm our speaking to a colleague League and this colleagues eighteen year old son ost the wife off his mom said mom do you think Lapenne this word Pang hang means good looking and then so this couple like they committed they said a hundred and then he asked you think that goes would like free and then they commented they said Al Hamid Nieces Interested in goes this is how bad things have become now this is how bad things become now that people are going to make the Muslims making common. I mean it was a joke. It was a joke but this is the way things are because of how much you see in society how much it's pushed in schools. How much it's in magazines? TV shows things of so for those of us who grew up seeing those things and trying to make sense Hansen Looking Hamdala. We came from and turned away from that to the dean. Because of things like this what we're going to look at the life of people like Abu Bucket a city Dhillon and how beautiful seen so many of us who saw our so scenes like that in the film. I'm where the woman gets slapped across the face to calm her down and he didn't sit right with us and then later on you find out the the Prophet Salah highly asylum. He taught that's not to strike on the face. More woman. No Man no nobody. And those are the things that are fitter anything we find in the Koran. Anything we find in the sumner that's to do with fifth right antennas corrupted. We love those things. We're inclined to those things. We dislike the opposite of that so I will work in a city. Three LAN is the greatest human beings to ever walk the face of the Earth. The greatest human being talked to face face of the Earth off the prophets and the messengers. And we'll touch upon some of the things that made him great now. I don't want it to just be you know We focus on just that that what made him great but look how he thought Ron Tejan how his mind what what did he do. Because that should then calls us to take him as a role model and think okay how can we emulate him in our lives otherwise otherwise there's no point we look at the loss allowance to draws closer to loss of Hannah Montana to learn from how we can be better slaves to of a Lawson with Allah. And the same reason we look to these lives. We don't glorify these people and this is the problem with other religions with other people and even some Muslims where they completely missed the point and they focus on other things they elevate them and they saw almost worshiping them idolizing them instead of taking. That which facilitates tastes drawing closer to a liner ending the pleasure of a loss of hundred dollar so on was known for not having prostrate Australia to idols yeah not having drank alcohol even before his acceptance of Islam even before that message came to him. So there's a couple of things to look out here you know what what can we. What conclusions can we draw from that and knowing about him in the Prophet Salon is the the fact that he didn't prostrate to idols and he didn't drink? Alcohol loss Here yeah some the longest and there are people that are on twitter Again you because of the way the media sensationalizes things and it talks about you know things to on pleasant. Sometimes we start to see everybody in that way so for example Statistically children are safer walking to school and they are going by car but none no no parent would want to send their kid alone on foot because we think it's so dangerous because we had the stories of kidnappers and things so when things are sensationalized all when things are put out that then that's how we think of people but there are non Muslims as a lot on was at that time who I am fitter who are inclined to good things you hear about non Muslims revert brothers and sisters who didn't go round having relationships who didn't enjoy drinking taking alcohol all of this kind of stuff if we start to see non-muslims with that kind of I then in shallow we get busy with Dowa and doing the things that the prophets and the Sahaba did rather than seeing everybody is an enemy. Everyone as a you know From the shape on so that point another point about did Russillo Russillo noble done before he receive revelation. That's what can we. What can we learn from the? Yeah people made made friends with those Join light with Calcutta. It's like famous of the the people that are busy in the worship of loss of Hannah Montana on the one who wasn't doing those things just because of their companionship. He'll be saved through that era obviously is a lot more than that I work at the city's Roddy Lon was is the greatest human being after the profits messages. His E mine is greater than everybody else's put together but yet he kept not good company so for us Less than we can take from that is. Of course we can't say about anybody this is a good person like this is a pious person. What are we can't say what they eat? Mine is what we're closest to a life things but we look to good people. People are trying hi to practice the people that are trying to excel And we try and draw we should be close to them and try and spend time with them As a means to draw US closer to our loss of on now you have to be careful in that because there's people quoting all sorts of things and sadly in in and I love the the older brothers here we've seen people cooling to all sorts in our time and every single one of them said that they will fall in Ron Insana Zona every single. One of them said that they were doing that. which is pleasing to loss of with Anna and often what they were calling extremely vile and it cools Hatred amongst Muslims and disunity amongst Muslims and arrogance and pride in all sorts of things. So the the the only protection from things like that is sincerely asking lots of Hanno protects us from it and guide US always so appoint foster take from that but we always always look for a good company Now that good company is that limited to people. What else did the things you have media awful? Yeah Yeah because I keep finding my kids on instagram. I shouldn't have said Mike is no shots. We're going through the same thing all all brothers who've got teenage kids same problem there. Either you know some some form of social social media and if or even even what's at routes I use to think fine. What steps? Okay we keep in touch with the family in different places but even on that people said all sorts of videos and messages and And things like that so now the doesn't even have after. I mean you know the the the people when we were young there was a big focus on TV or the TV's battlefronts not not we should watch TV and now it's changed from that to Internet. I and phones and things like this so all of these things are things we need to be careful of. So yeah but I mean is like a lot of the time. It's just videos being central and it's not even interacting with people talking to people. Yeah I know it's been instigated by a person but yeah so Definitely those those influences on us is it. Is it something that just is. We need to be careful for our children..
"abu" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK
"And Abu Dhabi at the beginning. Just over an hour from now, it's the first ever people mass in the UAE one hundred thirty five thousand people are expected to attend a Monday, the PLO though, pope met with Muslim leaders, urging them to work together with Christians to promote peace and reject war might be a sleepless night for people living along the kankakee river in Illinois, a seven mile long ice jam threatens to spill the river over its banks near Wilmington, Illinois. That's about an hour's drive south west of Chicago residents along the river being told to be ready to evacuate at a moment's notice. To do necessary as place, I've merged spiders at unnecessary risk. You know, we're prepared to do we have to do. But if we can get them out of there to where we don't have to go get stranded, that'd it'd be a better case scenario to fire chief Todd Frizzell the trial of accused Mexican drug Lord, Juan El Chapo Guzman. Now in the hands of a New York jury day one of deliberations ended without a verdict from the jury they did have several questions in terms of what is and can be considered drug trafficking and are certain drugs that were discussed during the trial considered methamphetamine in all the jury is considering ten counts against El Chapo from money laundering to weapons charges. He faces life without parole. If he is convicted the judge in the case implored the jury to reach a verdict saying if they're discussion goes through the week he'd like them to deliberate on Friday normally not a day. The jury would meet in New York City Grenell. Scott, Fox News president talking about the economy. Over dinner Monday night with fed chair Jerome Powell, the president has been sharply critical of the Fed's recent monetary policy. Stocks closing higher on Monday. The Dow up one hundred seventy five points. The NASDAQ added eighty three S and P.
"abu" Discussed on Shift+F1
"I guess there's a lot of like a lot of like, you know, goodbyes happening this race. There's a lot of like drivers swapping going on this year. There's like, you know, Alonzo leaving we've Accardo doing his last race for red bull. We've a bunch of the sort of lower to your drivers battling address. We've you know interesting, you know, changes but Claire and stuff. So it's it's going to be it does a lot of like, you know, we had mass. I guess again, we had them twice masters. Farewell before was like, there's a lot going on in this one. You know? So yeah, I saw that half the field. This will be their last race with their current team. Yeah. That's that's a big shakeup season. Yeah. And we'll see a change to the cars as well. So does. Yeah. The the hope is right. Every time this comes around the hope is that this is the new, you know, the end of of an era eventually Eric cuts off and it can happen. Pretty quickly enough on you know, you can have a team that's on top. Then the next year just. Does not happen the ripple in the Ferrari, so you kind of hope maybe it'll happen again of all the teams the most consistent who does know driver shake off happening is Sadie. So we'll see if it makes a difference as it were. But yeah, you know, there's always the hope that maybe close at one era, and we sort of look forward to a new one next year time will tell. We've got super soft Oltra soft and hyper soft tyres for this race. Saw not very stressful on the tires. We got three out of five for lateral and a three to five for downforce as well. Fifty five laps lap record currently held by special federal at one forty points to seven nine he said in two thousand nine. Whether in Abu Dhabi, probably not a lotta rain. Yeah. It looks to be for qualifying day high eighties in Fahrenheit and low thirties. And celsius might be a little windy, actually. Twelve miles an hour nineteen kilometers an hour. And then basically the same for the race in temperature. Maybe a little bit higher wind and yet zero percent precipitation. It climbs to one percent qualifying day. So look out one hundred percent change. Yes. I think that's how mathworks driver standings Lewis Hamilton has sealed the driver's championship, of course, with three eighty three. Sebastian federal in a solid second with three to Kim. Your actions got to fifty one voucher BOTAS to thirty seven. So.
"abu" Discussed on Shift+F1
"I mean, I'll never going to forget Hamilton trying to back Rosberg. Into the championship. This was just the height. Speaking of like, you know, petty asshole moves. That sticks out. Yeah. I mean, it's. It's an incredible venue the races. Look amazing. I am hard pressed to think of like great races. I've seen there. I don't know. Like, I think the other part though, is that for a lot of Dhabi's tenures GP circuit it's been in the ear in an era where like for the most part. There's been one dominant team each of these years. There's not been a lot of seasons except for you know, like. To seven where it was host to a viable championship race where where what happened on that track mattered beyond that Dhabi's faith has been to be a bit of the scene of like four on inclusion type raisins. So, you know, I'm curious to see what happens if you know, we get a more competitive field at some point and given that you know, teams are coasting into this on the last power unit. You know, who knows what could happen. Yeah. I feel like the the Feis that's happening. Here is kind of one we've had a couple of years where it's really it's the constructor fight between a couple of those mid tier teams like force India's. And who is forcing, Dan? I'm trying to think this those Reynaud. Yeah. That makes sense, right? This two of them are pretty yeah. No, Sabir Sabir four seventy six points of each other. So Reynaud are like a little bit ahead. They're like twelve points. Ads of force India, which is maybe a little bit too much of a bridge to to overcome bus. Yeah. The Zona six points between them and cyber. So that's that's kind of where like, you know, couple a million quid into comes into effect for when it comes to the amount of money. They're gonna get at the end of the season. So important stuff there. I think that's the only battle though, really Scuderi. It's are also pretty far off salver. I know, you know, force in, you know. Right. Oh, and hostile pretty close one fourteen to ninety rice. Yeah. For fourth place. Still sizable margin for where they're likely to finish a race. Like this though. That's the yeah. Never know Roman Grosjean photonics speedy speedy boots. But yeah, it looks like that sort of seven eighths spot is where we'll see. Yeah. Last race Holcomb. Berg and signs got zero points Magnusson and grow John both got points. So right. Hey happen of the previous nine racist here fedel in Hamilton won six of them three each. Although vegtable all from his time at red bull. I don't think Ferrari has won any racist here last year voucher bro, toss one from Bo position. He has not won a race yet this season. So that would be great for him. Yeah. You know, I thought that going into Brazil wouldn't really be interesting because everything had already been decided, but. You know, we get another race. Yeah. Although, yeah, I don't know that that's going to happen. Abu Dhabi, but. Who knows I will be washing just the same..