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BBC News October 11, 2018

November 16, 2019


this is the briefing — i’m sally bundock. our top story: it’s one of the most powerful
storms in decades. hurricane michael strikes florida, and moves
swiftly inland — one person has been killed. new evidence emerges about missing saudi journalist
jamal khashoggi. president trump says he’s asked top saudi
officials for answers. extradited from belgium — a chinese intelligence
officer appears in an american court charged with spying. in business briefing, tech turmoil. global markets slump as investors dump technology
shares. the nasdaq suffers its biggest drop in seven
years. also in business briefing, the head of the
world bank has been talking to the bbc about human capital. we’ll be live to bali. a warm welcome to the
programme — briefing you on all you need to know in global
news, business and sport. and a new study says if we want to save the planet, we should
become “flexitarians” — eating mainly plant—based foods and eating very little meat. that way we could cut global greenhouse gas
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#bbcthebriefing. hurricane michael is making steady and powerful
headway across north west florida and into georgia with sustained winds of 140km/h. officials
in florida confirmed one death — gasden county sheriff’s office say a tree,
knocked down by the strong winds, fell on a house and killed a man. hundreds of thousands were urged to leave
their homes and flee to higher ground — many have not. our north america correspondent, chris buckler,
reports. hurricane michael came crashing into the florida
coastline with extraordinary strength. at the hyatt, the wind reached speed around
155 miles an hour were, easily exceeding early expectations, making it close to the most
powerful category of storm. you see what it did here. it snapped trees like toothpicks. nothing to it. i’m glad i survived and i am glad the car
made it. in florida’s mexico beachwear hurricane michael
first reached land, homes were lost in the surge
of rising water. and across the state, the fierce wind and
rain has been causing huge difficulties, ringing down trees and powerlines. hurricane michael is the worst storm that
the florida panhandle has ever seen. one of the worst —— most powerful storms
ever make landfall in the united states. the warm waters of the gulf coast saw the
speed of the wind intensify over the last few days. even as the storm moved inland, it still had
considerable force. 0h, moved inland, it still had considerable
force. oh, my god! this water is knee deep back here. this is my backyard. there used to be a fence there. used to be. florida may have been on the frontline but
there are states of emergency in place in georgia and the carolinas. and it is obvious
when michael has already been. clearing the debris and repairing the damage of this latest destructive
storm will take a considerable amount of time and money. the governors of north and south carolina
have urged residents to brace themselves for more heavy rain and tropical storm—force
winds. let’s speak to rob fowler, chief meteorologist
with wcbd tv in south carolina. good morning well, good evening for you and
thank you forjoining us. tallis how big the stormy as in florida. how big. people say it is the worst they have ever
seen? florida. how big. people say it is the worst they have ever
seemm will certainly go down in history as one of our fourth strongest hurricane is to
ever make landfall here in the united states. it was category 4 and winds were 155 mile
an hour. 157 mph is what you need for category five. we have had only three other category five
storm is make landfall. five the labour day storm in 1935. another hurricane in 1969, hurricane andrew
which it florida in 1992. otherwise, this is numberfour in florida in
1992. otherwise, this is number four in terms of
the strongest storms ever make landfall here in the us did it everything i am hearing from
the people down there is just total devastation. is this unusual? it certainly is unusualfor
this unusual? it certainly is unusual for october. this is this unusual? it certainly
is unusualfor october. this is also the strongest storms ever make la ndfall the strongest storms
ever make landfall in october. september is normally the peak and most of
the strongest storms made landfall in august, september, not october. but this one, hurricane michael, will go down
in history is notjust a strong hurricane but the strongest one during october. al hurricane season does go until november
30 so there is still more time. are people drawing conclusions as to why we
are seeing such unusual activity on your pa rt seeing such unusual activity on your part
of the world? that is a good question but as opposed to florence which
was talked about recently, this one had a whole different make up. it formed quite quickly, it had all the ingredients,
warm air, warm water. the wind was not tearing apartand it water. the wind was not tearing apart and it had
good steering so it was moving. it happened in the gulf and this is the time
of year where we start to shift our attention back to the crew began and the gulf of mexico
where those water temperatures start to say warmer later in the season as opposed to the
atlantic. i would not say it is unusual to have this
bigger storm in october because it has happened before in terms of the gulf of mexico but,
certainly, sami people are moving towards water, so many more people are in harm ‘s
way and everybody is affected by storm at this that can impact so many people. we have deleted there. i am sure we will talk to you again. —— we have two leave it there. nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake
and tsunami hit the indonesian city of palu, on the island of sulawesi, the major search
and rescue operation will end today. the government says it has imposed the deadline
to stop the spread of diseases, and because it’s increasingly difficult to identify bodies. the bbc‘s howard johnson is in palu. how
word, our people searching in earnest today, given the deadline? we have already seen this
morning three mechanical diggers at work. there is one behind usjust going to refuel.
this morning they have recovered a leased seven bodies from this area. this is one of the worst hit districts of
palu. we saw in the last few days relatives waiting for their loved ones to be removed
from their loved ones to be removed from the rubble. one man we saw identified both his aunt and
his brother. five other members of the family were missing. the number of people still missing is thought
to be around 5000. that means that there are many people still
having to search for that closure and today will be the last day of the major search and
rescue operations. it is expected later on, at sunset, that there
will be a mass prayer service for the dead in this area and that will bring to a close
the search and rescue phase of this operation. will bring to a close the search and rescue
phase of this operationm is so extremely harrowing from that perspective, as you say. 5000 people still missing and yet those survivors,
i guess, are trying to pick up the pieces somehow. yes. we met a mother yesterday who told us the
story of her son, he went missing when he went for a fishing trip with a friend. that was on the night of the earthquake. since then she has heard nothing from him. she does not know if he was affected by the tsunami or by the earthquake. he doesn’t —— she does not know where
to begin. she has to deal with that grief and feeling
of loss. she would like the government to continue
searching for him although she understands that that is not her decision to make. other people in the area have said the same
thing, that they would like an extension to find these missing relatives, to hopefully
bring around closure after what has been a traumatic experience for them. thank you very much. that was how would johnson in one of the worst
hit districts of palu. president trump is saying he’s demanded answers from saudi arabia
at ‘the highest level‘ about the missing journalist jamal khashoggi — who disappeared
on a visit to the saudi consulate in istanbul eight days ago. he was a prominent critic of the saudi government,
well known and respected in washington. turkish authorities accuse the saudis of murdering
him. from istanbul here’s the bbc‘s mark lowen. the last timejamal khashoggi was seen alive,
entering the saudi consulate in istanbul last week to get papers for his upcoming marriage. turkey believes he was killed inside. in his most recent interview, the journalist
was again a voice for democracy in the arab world. a man once close to the saudi monarchy, now
critical of its repression. did that cost him his life? the trail begins at istanbul airport, early
morning. a private jet arrives, carrying a group of
saudis. they are captured passing through security. turkey claims this was a saudi hit squad. the turkish authorities have confirmed to
the bbc these were the men, and we’ve been told this man was a colonel in the saudi intelligence,
based at its embassy in london. another is thought to be a forensics expert. at 1:14pm, jamal khashoggi is seen entering
the consulate building. his fiancee, hatice cengiz, waited outside. just after 3:00pm, blacked out vehicles left
the consulate. they drove 200 metres away, here to the saudi
consul general‘s residence, and they are a focus of the turkish investigation. what did they carry? could they have contained
jamal khashoggi’s body? cameras caught one of the vans entering the garage. at and we want to get to the bottom of it. for mr khashoggi’s close friends and journalist
colleagues, hope fades further. he was the kindest person i knew — kind,
i mean, on a very personal level. he always wanted to show the world how great
his people were, and how great saudi arabia was. was his trust misplaced? saudi arabia denies the allegations, and says
it is looking forjamal khashoggi. but turkey, it seems, is closing in on a direct
accusation of state—sponsored murder. mark lowen, bbc news, istanbul. let’s turn to our top is on this story. shares are falling sharply in asia following
ace lump on wall street the night before, led by a major sell—off in tech stocks. the dowjones fell by over 800 points and the
nasdaq had its worth —— worst day of losses for seven years. investors are becoming nervous about rising
us borrowing cost. president trump was quick to point the finger
of blame at the us central bank of the federal reserve. of blame at the us central bank of the federal
reservelj of blame at the us central bank of the federal reserve. i think the fed is making a mistake. i think the fed has gone crazy. i wonder what jerome powell has to say about
that. we have neena from the wall street journal
with us for the briefing. interesting times. we thought this relentless bull run would
have to come to an end at some point and there would be some sort of correction. what is your take on what is going on? as
you said, we have been expecting a correction for a long time. and given it has been ten
yea rs a long time. and given it has been ten years since the financial crisis, it must
end at some point. that it hasn’t, so far. and this might not
be the end. we have seen markets go down a bit earlier this year, we
also saw it in previous yea rs year, we also saw it in previous years but we have not seen
that stabilisation on a lower level that people were expecting as, for example, the federal
reserve in the us is raising rates and also qualitative easing is ending in the eurozone.
of course we have a number of factors coming together such as federal rates but also warnings
by the imf about global economic growth and outlook. trade tensions between the us and china, there
are many factors why stop could drop. we also have the issue around and the concerns
around tech companies and whether there will be future regulation around them. facebook has had its scandals… there is
a lot going on. and right now in asia we are seeing japan down 4% and it is across the
board in terms of share slide in asia. we will see what happens in europe when it opens
later on. but we have the fourth—quarter earnings season starting
quite soon and there is a bit of concern about what might be said in those earning reports
as well in terms of the impact of the tightening of the situation with regards to the us federal
reserve increasing interest rates to rolling is now more expensive for companies and margins
are squeezed. companies and margins are squeezed. companies and investors have gotten used to
very accommodating and supporting conditions for a long time. so anything that is a bit more like normal
appears to be really expensive and high. of course, this is now the earnings season where
red —— where we expect more companies will report on the impact of tariffs on their
business. we have seen price inflation in regards to
business prices. there will be some companies hit harder than
others and ina very companies hit harder than others and in a very volatile environment,
as we see it now, that could sway market is one way or the other. thank you for now. me now we’ll be back and leader in business
briefing we will be live to singapore for the latest of what is going on in asia. as
well as analysis on the market. is heading live to bali to hearfrom the head
of the world bank. stay with us on bbc news. still to come: bavaria prepares to go to the
polls, with the german chancellor’s party bracing itself for humiliating losses in this
weekend’s regional election. this was a celebration by people who were
relishing their freedom. they believe everything’s going to be different
from now on. they think their country will be respected
in the world once more, as it used to be before slobodan milosevic took power. the dalai lama, the exiled spiritual leader
of tibet, has won this year’s nobel peace prize. as the parade was reaching its climax, two
grenades exploded, and a group of soldiersjumped from a military truck taking part in the parade
and ran towards the president, firing from kalashnikov automatic rifles. after 437 years, the skeletal ribs of henry
viii’s tragic warship emerged. but, even as divers work to buoy her up, the
mary rose went through another heart—stopping drama. i want to be the people’s governor. i want to represent everybody. i believe in the people of california. you are watching the briefing. our headlines: it is one of the most powerful
storms in decades. hurricane michael batters florida and moves
swiftly inland. one person has been killed. new evidence emerges about missing saudi journalist
jamal khashoggi. president trump says he has asked top saudi
officials for answers. a chinese intelligence officer has appeared
in an american court charged with spying. the us justice department
says yanjun xu was extradited from belgium on tuesday. our north america corespondent peter bowes
has more. well, according to us officials, this goes
back to 2013. mr xu, working for the government but not
always revealing his true identity, would according to prosecutors invite experts, engineers
from overseas, and especially america, to visit china, perhaps under the guise of speaking
to a university. but it was really to find out technical information
about what they were working on. and this specific case relates to a company in cincinnati,
in ohio, an aeronautics company that produces — that makes jet engines, has a special
technique of making jet engines. and there was a meeting in china involving
one of the engineers. but at this stage, this is last year, the fbi had got involved. and he was essentially lured to belgium for
another meeting, where he was eventually arrested, clearly lured somewhere where he could be
arrested and then taken to the united states, which has just happened. and he’s appeared in court accused of stealing,
spying on the united states, especially aeronautics companies, making specialist equipment. the german chancellor, angela merkel‘s,
sister party in bavaria is bracing itself for humiliating losses in what is likely to
be an historic regional election this weekend. polls suggest that the csu, the bavarian version
of mrs merkel‘s conservatives, will lose its majority, as voters turn instead to the
far—right afd and the green party. our berlin correspondent jenny hill explains. it isa it is a country awash with tradition, but
some have had their fill. october brings beer, and the ballot box, to
bavaria. in this conservative kingdom, angela merkel‘s sister party has reigned supreme. merkel‘s sister party has reigned supreme. but the csu’s majority is under attack from
the far right afd. the family business begins in 1732… the family business begins in 1732.
.. this election will define the very‘s identity. 1732. .. this election will define the very’s
identity. translation: it means that i can live in peace
and quiet, with respect and tolerance for each other. that doesn’t mean that i had to adapt to the
people that i had to adapt to the people that come here with their cultures. germany feels restless. migration politics, a source of protest. this anti— hate demonstration drew 20,000
to munich streets. we have a very special situation in germany,
and for me, especially for me, it is important to show that we are for an open society. this issue happens to a lot of countries right
now, because everybody is afraid of, like, the refugees coming in. and yes, i think that
is also the reason why the right wing got so strong, yes. but they won’t rule the roost here. it is the green party who will collect the
electoral prize. they are expected to come second, forcing
the ruling csu into an unprecedented coalition. translation: bavaria has changed. many, whether it was those who were born here
or those who moved here, don’t feel that connected to its
traditions. the csu missed the boat, didn’t change with
the people, and it tries desperately to reclaim heimat in bavaria. but society has moved on. you can’t turn back time. what is happening here in bavaria illustrates
the complexity of the challenge faced by europe’s political establishment. it is not just the rise of the far right. it is that voters are deserting big, traditional
parties in favour of smaller, newer movements. the political landscape here used to be almost
a certainty. now it is fragmenting fast. europe’s politics are shifting. with a forced the old centre can no longer
resist. —— a force. and we will have more on that in a news briefing. now it is time to get all the latest from
the bbc sports centre. hello, i’m tulsen tollett. coming up in your thursday sport briefing:
spain look to continue their resurgence under luis enrique as they meet wales in an international
friendly. the british masters gets underway, and novak
djokovic is in last—16 action at the shanghai masters. the domestic football season may have taken
a break, but there is still plenty of action around the world with a whole host of internationals. spain are looking to put their disappointing
world cup behind them under new manager luis enrique. and, after thrashing croatia 6—0
last month, they are already looking like a new side. next up is a friendly on thursday against
wales in cardiff. obviously a new manager, very impressive last
month against both england and obviously scoring six goals against the world cup finalists,
i mean, it is something special. so we in for a tough game, we know that, but
it is also an exciting one, where it gives a chance the players to play against some of the best players in the world. golf’s ryder cup may have been less than two
weeks ago, but already some of the victorious european team are back in action for the british
masters at walton heath. the event is hosted by world number two, justin
rose, and his european teammate thorbjorn olesen says it has been a week to remember
since lifting the famous trophy in paris. it was a nice week last week, to get a bit
of rest and chill out. it has been great, returning to my golf clu
b been great, returning to my golf club and having everyone congratulate me, and today
being here, seeing all the members, and yes, it was just so special, and something i will
rememberfor the rest of my life. novak djokovic’s pursuit of the world number
one ranking continues on thursday. the world number three takes on italian marco
cecchinato in the third round of the shanghai masters, and he has looked impressive so far
in china. after getting a bye in the first round, djokovic raced past frenchman jeremy
chardy. he has already won the title three times in shanghai, and you would be brave
to bet against him taking a fourth. don’t forget he has won the last two grand
slam titles at wimbledon and the us open. australia head out shortly on the fifth and
final day of the first test in dubai, still needing an unlikely 326 to beat pakistan. that is after another batting collapse in
their top order on wednesday. pakistan seamer mohammad abbas took three
quick wickets as the tourists hobbled to 136—3 on day four of the first test. at one point they were 87—3, before a half—century
from usman khawaja and 3a from travis head steadied the ship. we have plenty more to come, including the
very latest on asian markets, after the dramatic slide on wall street. we will be live to the region and i will see you very soon. hello. wednesday brought some warm if rather breezy
weather to the shores of the uk. the picture in florida was much more dramatic. category 4 hurricane michael making its way
into the florida panhandle. now it is moving across land, though, that
system will power down very quickly. some heavy rain to come for the carolinas
and parts of virginia before we see this as an area of low pressure pulling out into the
atlantic. back closer to home and oui’ atlantic. back closer to home and our story is a little
more mixed for today than yesterday. there will be some rain around at times, particularly
the west later. it will still be quite easy, still warm, though. these are the temperatures first thing, and
they are more like the afternoon highs that we would get at this time of year. few showers in the east first thing, clearing
off into the north sea. then some more persistent rain for the south—west
of england and wales for a the south—west of england and wales
fora time, the south—west of england and wales for a time, running the south—west
of england and wales fora time, running into the south—west of england and wales for
a time, running into northern ireland as well. drier and brighter with some sunshine behind
this weather front, feeling wet, with some sunshine behind this weatherfront, feeling
wet, though, by the afternoon for the north—west of england and western scotland. south—east england and east anglia, 22 degrees
and some decent spells of sunshine. it will take until the evening before we see
any outbreaks of rain arriving here and that will quickly break away eastwards. some heavy rain pushing north across scotland. looking to the south—west, thatis scotland. looking to the south—west, that is what
we need to worry about the end of the week. this is callum, named by the irish met service,
bringing widespread strong winds for the uk this friday, with gales and severe gales for
exposed coast sandhills, winds gusting around 70 mph, causing some damage, ifear. there will be some heavy rain, especially
to the west of the uk. eastern areas probably dry with some sunshine but strong winds across
the board. these black arrows mark out the gust of wind
that we are likely to expect. still pretty warm in the east. 20 degrees, starting to feel cooler behind this weather system as we push
into the weekend. the whole thing kind of swinging away eastwards
on into saturday. but another pulse of rain coming up from the
south, so quite wet from any, i think, on saturday, before the rain hopefully tracks
away eastwards for sunday. that should mean the second half of the weekend as the dry
and brighter. there is quite a bit of uncertainty in the
detail, so it will be worth keeping up to date.

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  1. Why Jamal Khashoggi is so important to USA? is he a critic of Saudi government, policy, state? Why he became a core critic of his won country/religion Saudi Arab a sovereign State? Saudi is a Islamic state, a legal government is there, state law & rule is systemic, independent, & totally disciplined, why USA has great interest, why usa always interfere in internal issue, usa is a super power, that is why she can't do what ever she think. Though Saudi is a Islamic country, but she is better than any other democratic country in the world. USA did every thing of his own interest, for instance Edward Snowden, a great example.

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