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— buildings and homes have been swept away. well, a crane and a whole team are needed to lift just one vehicle — the mudslide hurled so many of them with its force. when the torrent of debris and earth came hurtling down here, little could withstand it. is this the goal that keeps germany in the world cup? we have the latest on the action in qatar. and the british singer dua lipa says she's honoured to receive albanian citizenship in a ceremony hosted by the albanian president, in tirana. live from our studio in singapore. this is bbc news. it's newsday. hello, and welcome to the programme. protests in china against the government's strict covid measures have intensified,

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forcing business after business to shut down. the policy is tied to something that really hits people in their everyday lives. the question of whether they can get on with going to work, that's where these restrictions have really come up against the idea that it is the leadership that is forcing these policies. protests have been building in china all year, with people here increasingly sick of zero—covid restrictions. the government seems to have drastically underestimated popular discontent, yet, for the moment, has no easy way out of the zero—covid corner it's painted itself into. officially, china's goal is to return each outbreak to zero new infections using strict stay—at—home orders, travel restrictions, and mass testing. entire cities are still being locked down. but it's been criticised for not prioritising vaccination amongst high—risk groups and not increasing

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shanghai, it was a smaller group of student organisers with their vigilfor a group of student organisers with their vigil for a room she, and then onlookers started dissipating. —— urumqi. videos that show protests are muted, that's happened to me too. so if there are not a lot of coordinators right now, how does the government crackdown without a set of ringleaders? let's not say this is a mass movement yet, like 1989 or even iran now, it'sjust too movement yet, like 1989 or even iran now, it's just too early, iran now, it's just too early, i wouldn't say that. so it's not a mass movement. how can the government really crackdown, short ofjust crackdown, short of just locking crackdown, short ofjust locking us up again? which i don't think will happen, i think the communist party is in a real pickle right now. indeed, frank, thanks so much forjoining us again on newsday. and you'll find much

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few targeting the central government, and just basically nothing targeting the regime itself, saying that president xi or the ccp should step down. so this is why we have some comparisons now with 1989. there are a couple of facts i think that are causing this right now — as your introduction said, a lot of it is frustration with zero—covid, and part of it is simply that xijinping gota and part of it is simply that xijinping got a third term, which explains why some of these frustrations have been at these frustrations have been at the regime itself. in a couple other things — we had a lot of hope about lifting the restrictions about a couple of weeks ago, and the quarantines got shorter, we were kind of promise that things would get looser. and i think whenever there are rising expectations, people think things will get better and it's easy to get frustrated and dissatisfied.

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Dean Williams, lightning rod for 'normalization' in Colorado's correctional system, ends four-year tenure

A wide-sweeping experiment of social "normalization" in Colorado's correctional system has an uncertain future after executive Director Dean Williams announced the end of his nearly four-year tenure. Williams is an

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china would lift some of its restrictions which a lot of people in china see as arbitrary and cruel and leading the things like children being separated from their parents at times because that would justify the protesting works and i think that's something the party would be very concerned if that message went out that if you protest, you will get what you want from the party. i will get what you want from the .a _ ., , will get what you want from the .a . ., , ., will get what you want from the party. i was wondering if you could explain _ party. i was wondering if you could explain what _ party. i was wondering if you could explain what has - party. i was wondering if you could explain what has led i party. i was wondering if you | could explain what has led up to this because there lockdowns and isolation. but what about the vaccinations here? why aren't enough people getting vaccinated in china? i aren't enough people getting vaccinated in china?- vaccinated in china? i think the low vaccination - vaccinated in china? i think the low vaccination rate - vaccinated in china? i think the low vaccination rate is l the low vaccination rate is complicated but i think a lack of trust perhaps in the government or health authorities may have something to do with it. and also, china has not really brought him international vaccines. they may be a bit more effective

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welcome to bbc news. i'm monika plaha. our top stories: all chant. thousands take to the streets of chinese cities to protests against the strict covid restrictions with some openly calling for president xi to stand down. government seems to have drastically underestimated popular discontent. yet, for the moment, has no easy way out. at least seven people are killed in a landslide triggered by torrential rain on the italian island of ischia. buildings and homes have been swept away. while a crane and a whole team are needed to liftjust one vehicle, the mudslide hurled so many of them with its force. when the torrent of debris and earth

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the question of whether or not they can get on with going to work, that's where these restrictions have really come up against the idea that it's the leadership that is forcing these policies. protests have been building in china all year with people here increasingly sick of zero covid restrictions. the government seems to have drastically underestimated popular discontent, yet, for the moment, has no easy way out of the zero covid corner it's painted itself into. officially, china's goal is to return each outbreak to zero new infections using strict stay—at—home orders, travel restrictions, and mass testing. but it's been criticised for not prioritising vaccination amongst high—risk groups and not increasing hospital capacity. there's also still no stated plan to open up. stephen mcdonell, bbc news, beijing.

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American Voices With Alicia Menendez

amendment put in the constitution that, you know, this simple idea. you can't actually run for and hold federal office if you try to undermine or overthrow the government you are trying to be a part of. it makes good sense, i will introduce that resolution in the coming weeks with lots of support from my colleagues. >> some democrats hosting the 14th amendment keep track of the white house. as for the justice department's plan to hold the former president accountable, well, time will tell. the new yorkers david roe -- special counsel to pick up the pace, writing, quote, the task for merrick garland and now jack smith is to ignore political considerations and resolve the investigations especially inequity as possible. david is back, with us and -- she is now a professor at the university of alabama law school and co-hosts the hashtag sisters in law podcast. both are msnbc contributors. all right, david, the title of your op-ed is a question, will the new special counsel bring donald trump to justice?

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