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  • This is the B.B.C. for details of a complete range of programmes go to B.B.C. world service dot com forward slash, Welcome to the latest global news compiled in the early hours of Monday, the fourteenth of August, I'm Alex ritson with a selection of highlights from across B.B.C. world service news coming up, Donald trump is facing increasing criticism for what is seen by many as half hearted condemnation of racist violence.

  • People are dying, and I do think that it's now on the President then on all of us to say enough is enough.

  • Will President trump, eh.

  • A political price for not initially singling out the white supremacist most Republicans opposed the principles of the, all right.

  • But you don't hear that much about it, because it represents about one per cent of them that we hear from Virginia, and from the President's former communications Director also in this podcast, making the case in America for a convicted felon to practise law in my mind, there's no question that somebody like this has a character and fitness and the other things that we would want to see in a future lawyer, Kenya's defeated presidential Challenger Ryan Dingo urges his supporters to stay at home.

  • On Monday, in protest at the official election result and can choose for children be sexist to models trigger social media outrage here in the U.K but first the far right has tried To defend itself.

  • Following the rally it held on Saturday in the southern U.S city of Charlottesville, where an anti racist protester died, one of the organisers Jason Kessler appeared on the steps of city hall to give a news conference, but he was immediately heckled and booed when you try eventually Mister Kessler, managed to make his voice heard.

  • He condemned Saturdays violence, which he blamed on police failures, O.K., I'm security arrangements.

  • President trump has been strongly criticised for not condemning white supremacist, but saying, there is no place for violence in the United States, I correspondent Laura Baker, who's in Charlotte's Phil told us how the white House is dealing with the, I think it's worth pointing out that this was Donald trump's first real domestic when it came to it, he's conned initially was swift, but he did not explicitly name, the, and many critics came forward seeing this needs to be called by his name, including many from his own Republican party Corey gardener, for instance, said the President must speak evil by its name.

  • These were white supremacist, and this was domestic terrorism.

  • No, since then, the white House has clarified it statement, it's come forward.

  • It said that, of course, the meant the President said very strongly that you debs all forms of violence, and that includes waits a premise, it's the kicky keen your Nazi and extremist group, and, of course, his national security adviser, general, McMaster economic master.

  • He also has Come forward to seeing that was an act of domestic terrorism.

  • So the way he's coming out strongly against that criticism, but will that be enough.

  • I don't think so.

  • I'm from the people that spoke into here.

  • They don't feel that it's enough, they want to hear it from the President himself, I spoke to one, he's there, he said.

  • Doctor Wesley, he's the Vice Mayor here, he said.

  • This is, this was the act waits the premises.

  • We need to hear this from the President, especially when you had the likes of David.

  • Do you and from the q.

  • Cox clan here yesterday, saying that this was his chance to teach America back, and they were doing so in the name of Mister trump.

  • What we want to hear from the mouth, in the words of the President is confirmation of this Laura Baker, the former white House communications Director Anthony scaramouche, she says.

  • There are people inside the white House working against President Donald trump in his first interview since being sacked last month after just ten days in Office, he told George Steffan opulence on A.B.C. news that there were elements in Washington, trying to remove my trump, I think, what happens in, why should my general observation is the President is not a representative of the political establishment Klaus.

  • And so, for whatever reason, people have made a decision that they want you jacked him, it's almost like he's opened up the door.

  • Now for America's America's a billionaire's entry, the Washington political system, the members of their political question.

  • Ow like that, and it's not just an opening for President trumpet it could be for remarks he striding on anyway.

  • I think there are elements inside of Washington, or some clues in the white House that are not necessarily a betting the President's interest, or, he's a Gent, I absolutely believe that, yeah.

  • While I name some names in there's been some strategic changes and my guess is, there will be more strategic changes, the President's getting his arms around the fact that if he wants a Prosecutor's agenda.

  • He's going to bring in the oil is going to bring in, I think, a different strategy in the one point, Anthony scarer Moochie on A.B.C. news just how universal, though, has criticism of the President, been within his own party, the questioned the B.B.C.'s Julian Marshall put to the Republican poster frankland's, I wouldn't say it's been universal, I think it's been disappointing for many Republicans who felt that he should have come out more strongly ants more forcefully declaring what Ian, and it's not acceptable, but this President has never Ben has never received any kind of supporter understanding for any the messaging, and he's done.

  • He just does it speak like any other, he doesn't communicate, like any other, here's own supporters have appreciated, it is apologise hated it, and some Republicans had been supporter from some haven't, and he Won Office spy building a coalition very broadly of traditional small government Republicans evangelicals native ists and largely white disaffected working class voters.

  • How much of that coalition.

  • Do you think would appreciate Mister trump's love of specific criticism of white supremacist, well, you have to remember the trump actually did better among African American, innit.

  • Ra meaty attributed did better among the Tino's the rummage in a fatty did better among women, so trumps coalition is brighter than people realise that set in times like this, whether you're George w.

  • Bush of Barack Obama in times like this, you are clear and explicit in your condemnation.

  • If you read the tweet that trump out, it was direct it was tough, but it was not as explicit and Nan heirs condemning as many people would have wished with those people outside the country, who were shocked and horrified by these crimes they are expecting the President to come out, and to be as specific end Aquarius and condemning as a human being can be, if you read trance tweets about this, he was condemning, but I don't think he reached the level that the global Community would've expected, but there are those within the United States.

  • Among his base that would have been satisfied with the way he expressed himself look, if you look at it, statistically, as I have for the last eight months roughly one third of the country will hate whatever he does will keep dammit.

  • No matter what it is one third of the country will love what he does and praise him, no matter what he says, and then you've got that one third the Middle that moves back and forth to telling other you dance over recent months, they've been clashes on University campuses between Liberals and supporters have so called, Alt right speak, as well as the Republican base come down on that most Republicans do Nan embrace that most Republicans opposed the principles of the art, right.

  • But you don't hear that much about it, because it represents about one per cent of them out, you're fine, there are more clashes over pluck lives matter more violence over a black lives matter, then all right until until what just happened in the last twenty four hours, you seem to be suggesting that there will be many more political Fallout for President trump from all this, if I'm suggesting at dimmer matter, it'll be communicating it.

  • I don't think it is significant in the greater scheme of things, and fat, we may see in the next twenty four hours that he does respond in a more emotional and more passionate way, but I don't want to undercut what he communicated in the way he communicates because it did present is discussed with what happened, it just didn't go as far as some people would have one in his old administration today on the Sunday shows said that things that you are asking Me, it's just that it didn't come from him in the hours because there are those who want to hear it from the President's own mouth, I understand that, and I will tell you that, even if he says it's still not enough.

  • When it comes to darnel trout.

  • One third of the public will say it's never enough, no matter what he says or what he does.

  • More generally, there Mister Lund some how do voters respond when asked about President trump's ability to handle crises which coincidental with this is that his approval rating, it actually jumped half a dozen points, because of his response to Corrie that Americans are bracing his tough talk, and they realise that having a nuclear capable, North Korea's a direct threat to American security, so I had some issues, such as form policy, they embrace, and other issues such as he's counted in twinning is denigration of his opponents and just the Tom, I'm a joy if Americans do not approve and his approval has dropped about sixty points since the beginning of the year.

  • If you look at it, comparatively dull trub at this time in his administration is the least popular President, however, we've learned from Pauline, there are some people who just want to tell the truth, and that trumps numbers have always been underestimated, and some very careful about reading too much into where the number, Stan, right, the Republican pollster Frank learns to Kenya.

  • Now, and two Days after he was officially told that he had lost the presidential election, the opposition leader or dinga remains, Defiant, my urging his supporters in Nairobi, not to leave their houses on Monday, or go to work, despite calls from the international Community to respect the result, which gave President, Kenyatta a second term, I asked our reporter in Nairobi Abdi or Aidan why the opposition is reaching out to its supporters, rather than challenging the result in the courts.

  • My ray loading has decided to choose this approach, because he believes in the past.

  • After going to the Supreme Court, after lodging his petition against President who looking at as election in the two thousand and thirteen general election, it did in succeed, and the Deputy Chief agent of the national supply lions Senator gems or wrangle Sayed Ali on that they no longer believe in the Court, because they don't expect any dusty's, and now all he has decided to do is to try and appeal to his supporters pick to them tell them about his airports and progress, but he said he's going to make a key announcement and Tuesday, because this time around Rollo dinga silence has kept many guessing these next to move, how likely is it that people won't go to work on Monday, as my finger is asking them not to.

  • Well, many King, as I've been asking on on social media on the comments about the news, they've been saying that he's Not going to put food on their table.

  • But as we understand there are those supporters who were you with this call.

  • And they are not expected to be at work tomorrow, but many of them fear there could be dismissed.

  • People have give invited uppy nose, with the majority, saying that they're not going into my law dinga because there will not be judged on following on his words, but they will be judged on looking after their families and finding their daily needs.

  • Very briefly.

  • There were fears of more violence.

  • Have they materialised.

  • There was one piece.

  • During the day, but this afternoon and this minute, as we speak, we've been hearing ambulances moving around the city feeding people to the main working out a national hospital.

  • There have been violence in mother area where supporters of Mister rail or dinger and have been glassing, but so many people have moved out of those areas in fee of the violence. property is the most affected many shops and many houses have been affected have been looted.

  • Some of them have been destroyed the B.B.C.'s abta nor Aidan in Nairobi, you're listening to global newts, the most important stories and the best interviews, and on the spot.

  • Reporting from the B.B.C. world service still to come.

  • In this podcast bit coin doubles in value in less than a month to more than four thousand dollars for a single unit.

  • But first, when we should someone convicted of A serious crime, be allowed to practise law a convicted felon, who graduated from Yale law school and also happens to be an acclaimed poet is being asked by a Committee of the Connecticut bar Association to prove he's good moral character before he's allowed to practise law Reginald Duane bets passed the state bar exam.

  • In February, a panel of judges and lawyers.

  • Now gets to decide whether he'll be allowed to practise because of felony convictions for a car jacking that he committed two decades ago, when he was sixteen Duane as he's known isn't speaking to the media until his case has been decided, but he did talk to the world service programme outlook.

  • Last year, soon after he graduated, this is how he described his crime, I'm sixteen, and I was with a friend, and I think the reasons, don't matter as much now cos, there were no get reasons, but we carjacked a man who was asleep in his car and a spring film or the next day, we went to the mower we sharp, I want his money, we were under suspicion of using someone else's credit card, I think, and then we in the police caught or someone police caught us, they rely somewhere else.

  • That indication on me, I have someone else's credit card.

  • They connected credit cramming to happen, a day before.

  • And so they took us to the precinct and I recognised now that every reason comes off as an Excuse when I was fifteen sixteen when I did things.

  • I was in a room, a possibility West of wraps are Maddie, and it literally wears a day in which seven or eight things lined up in a way in which the never land up in my life before and never held a gun.

  • Before I had never been with Elise to read her people who Whitney earlier that day, and I never been before.

  • And I never thought about carjacker somebody before I sell when I see the reasons, don't matter.

  • Guess I'm just trying to say that I can't figure out a good reason, even twenty years later, yes, I like the just say it was a horrendous mistake James Forman junior is a law.

  • Professor, who taught Dwayne and knows him.

  • Why does he think Julian Marshall asked him that Duane should be allowed to practise.

  • He was convicted of a crime.

  • Almost twenty years ago, a serious crime, armed robbery.

  • He served eight years in prison, he got out a he earned her four point, which is a perfect grades in University after he got out of prison, he became a national spokesperson for juvenile justice, for he was welcome to the white House, I would praised any applied to law school.

  • He was admitted to every law school in the country that he applied to he came I talked him into classes, he soaked soaked up everything at the nation Saab last school had to Offer.

  • He's written two books.

  • He's been admitted into a P.H.D. program.

  • He's gonna procedures clerkship with a central judge, he's passed the written portion of the exam.

  • And, in my mind, there's no question that somebody like this House their character and their fitness and the other things that we would want to see in a future lawyer.

  • So what is the definition of good moral character here who who who defines that it's a great question.

  • It's a very vague.

  • It's an intentionally big standard, it's defined by our group, attorneys, I'm and staff members, each state has a bar, a bar examiners have a group of attorneys with stout who apply their standards.

  • You know, they apply their big standard, and they use their discretion.

  • I, and they're supposed to have value way you totality of the person's background, the problem is then United States arm, where we have this, you know, human rights crisis of mass incarceration.

  • We have extraordinary numbers of people under criminal justice supervision and more and more of them now, are starting to get out and starting to try to do things to turn their lives around, and some of them, like Duane are applying the last wall.

  • And so, then the question becomes for the bar examiners.

  • The question becomes when have you done enough when have you shown enough.

  • When is your crime long ago, and not in the past, there were prepared to offer a redemption mercy second chances And give you a fresh start in life, then I think that Duane passes with flying colours and into that I think he exceeds this test.

  • One thing that I worry about in this conversation.

  • You shouldn't have to be as spectacular as Rene Bess.

  • To be admitted to the bar, even with the prior criminal conviction, and I would never want his standard to become the new standard that other people have to meet.

  • None of us do understand the rationale behind the rule requiring felons to prove their good character, before being allowed to practise law which, as I understand it's a pretty common principle around the world, I do understand it as a principle, I just think that it's been Nat here.

  • So, of course, everybody, I mean, I'm a lawyer, I had to prove my good character.

  • I had this same paperwork Bedouin submitted, I'm a Member of the Connecticut, as well as the Washington, D.C Borin in both instances, I had to Sydney ladders, a recommendation, and I had to submit my resident, may I dish simmit ten or fifteen or twenty years' worth of employment records, and that was our reviewed, as it was in his case, I think we should have a standard, I just think it should be applied, and I think that it will be applied in this case.

  • This case is not over, he's still under consideration, and I think ultimately, he will be admitted, I do believe that law.

  • Professor James Forman junior, the price of a single unit of the cyber currency bits coin has gone through the four thousand dollar mark for the first time.

  • Having more than doubled in the past month bit Cohen is a currency, just like dollars or Euros.

  • But instead of being issued by the central Bank of a country, it's a virtual currency, created by people with banks of huge computers somewhere on the Internet, its advantages are that it has no borders and no one is ultimately in charge, arguably, those are also its disadvantages.

  • I asked our business presenter Phillip Hampshire why bit coined, which is essentially just computer code had any value at all.

  • Opinion is divided on the subject, between those who believed that it's worth absolutely nothing, and those who obviously believe that it's worth four thousand dollars, or perhaps even more than that, essentially, you can think a bit coin as a variant of gold.

  • There is a limited amount of it out there.

  • It's being mind constantly, that's the word, they like to use.

  • And as it's being mind, a little bit more if it keeps seeping onto the market place and people, then take it, and they trade back and forth with one another, but it is the difference with gold is that gold is real.

  • I could hold a piece of gold, whereas this is just, it's computer code that might exist somewhere in the ether help.

  • How can I believe in It well with gold.

  • How much is a piece of gold work.

  • Well, that depends on what the price of gold is tonight, depends on what somebody is willing to pay for it.

  • Is it worth one thousand dollars an ounce or two thousand dollars, and four thousand dollars an ounce or two hundred and seventy three dollars an ounce, as it was maybe twenty years ago.

  • So, the answer is people out, we will great things and assign a value to them, that they like, is it relevant to the regular people who are listening to us talking on on ordinary radio, as opposed to financial geeks who just sit in trading rooms.

  • Well, the answer to that depends on where exactly you live, so if you are in a country or a jurisdiction where there are currency controls and you want to say, send a large sum of money abroad, let's say, for the sake of argument, you live inside country and country.

  • A. says you can only ever take ten thousand dollars outside the country, and you think, well, hang on a second, I've got a million Pounds here, or a million U.S dollars, and I want to go and buy a House in the United States.

  • Well, if you can take the money out in cash.

  • And you couldn't legally transferred through a banking system, you can instead go on by some big coins and then do what you like with it, cos it's very Hard for the government to track my grandmother used to say, what goes up, must come down, it's gone up from two thousand dollars to four thousand dollars, in the last few weeks.

  • Is this just a bubble just waiting to burst.

  • Right now, somewhere in the region of around fifteen million people trade in bit quoits.

  • Well, let's say that it becomes the next big thing like Facebook, well, if it's got a one point five billion people start trading at them has considerably more space to move up from here, however.

  • Alternatively, let's say that every country in the world.

  • Bands together and says, we don't like having this currency.

  • That's beyond anyone's control, and everybody outlaws transactions and it suddenly drops to zero.

  • Again, b. b. c. business presenter Phillip Hampshire, Russia is to train women fighter pilots, for the first time, the defence Minister told reporters that the first group of women would be enrolled in a military aviation Academy this year.

  • Here's our Europe, regional editor Danny Ava Hart Sergei sure you said, the decision was prompted by the hundreds of letters, he's Ministry had received on the issue, something he couldn't ignore.

  • As a result, the first intake of fifteen aspiring pilots will start training at the Crescent dah military aviation school in the South of the country.

  • In October, the state news Agency Tass reports that the Academy has previously enrolled some women, but not for pilot training women pilots flew missions for The Soviet air force during the second world war, they were known at home as Stalin's Falcons, but the German troops, they targeted nicknamed them night witch's three female airforce units were formed in nineteen forty one ahead of the German invasion of the Soviet Union.

  • The Soviet leader Joseph Stalin had been persuaded to do so by a young woman civilian aviator named Marina rescue over who'd gained fame for her exploits.

  • Before the war, it was the first country to allow women, an air combat role, as opposed to flying support missions.

  • The unit's comprised of fighters dive bombers a night bombers, they flew in wood and canvas biplanes without radios or parachutes taking part in some of the fiercest battles of the Eastern front Russia's new women pilots might take inspiration from their bravery, even if not envying them, they're biplanes Danny Ava Hart accusations of everyday sexism, hundreds of comments on social media, and even politicians sharing their views, but it's far from a typical story, the newsrooms Gareth Barlow has the details, it centres around two pairs of shoes.

  • Children's shoes, and they're made by the global retailer Clark's, which has over a thousand stores around the world also sales by third party distributors as well.

  • It's about two styles, aimed at boys and girls, and the focus is on the names of these styles, the girls is called Dolly babe that has a heart patterned in sold and the boys is called leader and Shows footballs on the outside, and there have been hundreds of comments on social media overwhelmingly negative, and even politicians have had their say, and this is the British M.P. Jacob Rees Mogg they ought to be selling shoes as shoes, not trying to show different lifestyles for boys and girls in the earlier stages, I've got, perhaps the greatest advocate of political correctness.

  • But this is just really silly clerks is apologise for any offence saying was an old discontinued line only for sale on the Internet as well, and said that we are working hard to ensure our ranges reflect a gender neutral ethos is removed only Bay from the website, you can still get it from other retailers like Amazon and John Lewis leader remains as well on in the backdrop of this is the U.K advertising watchdog planning to crackdown on ads that feature gender stereotypes and gender roles that report by Gareth, and that's all from us.

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