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Joaquin Phoenix appears aggressive to journalist
 
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(8 Nov 2003) original story = R10739 USA: BROTHER BEAR INTERVIEW - JOAQUIN PHOENIX APPEARS AGGRESSIVE TO JOURNALIST DURING INTERVIEW. R10739 R10739 n/a APTN You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3c3f84390d6907d27aa41e885bd92bfc Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson at Country Music Hall of Fame induction
 
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(23 Oct 2017) LORETTA LYNN RETURNS AFTER STROKE TO HONOR ALAN JACKSON AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Country icon Loretta Lynn returned to the Country Music Hall of Fame for the first time since she suffered a stroke in May, to formally induct Alan Jackson, Sunday (22 OCT. 2017). Jackson joined late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz to become the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame during the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. Lynn, who cancelled her tour dates this year to recover, said Jackson was the only person that could make her leave her house. She recalled meeting Jackson when he was a nervous young artist decades ago and knowing then that he would "be one of the greatest singers in country music." "He hadn't let me down," said Lynn, who is also a member of the Hall of Fame. The 59-year-old Jackson is one of country music's most successful solo artists, having sold nearly 45 million albums in the United States and had 26 singles reach the top of the Billboard country charts. Many of his hits became instant classics, from the bar-room staple "Chattahoochee" to the somber "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" written after Sept. 11, 2001. Reed, who died at age 71 in 2008, was first known as an in demand studio musician with a unique finger picking style on the guitar. He played for and wrote songs for stars like Elvis Presley and Porter Wagoner. In later years, he started appearing in TV and movies, most notably playing Burt Reynolds' sidekick in "Smokey and the Bandit." He also sang many of the songs on the soundtrack, including "East Bound and Down." His daughters, Seidina Hubbard and Lottie Zavala, accepted the honor on his behalf. Schlitz, 65, from Durham, North Carolina, had his first songwriting hit in 1978 when Kenny Rogers recorded his song "The Gambler," which became Rogers' signature song throughout his career. Songs he helped write include "On the Other Hand" and "Forever and Ever, Amen," both sung by Randy Travis. Aloe Blacc and Vince Gill sang a duet version of "The Gambler" at the ceremony, while singers Charlie Worsham and Mary Chapin Carpenter also performed his songs in his honor. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b28134e14a41a27fd10e69791049e428 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Obamas arrive for dinner with UK Royals
 
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(22 Apr 2016) US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday evening arrived at Kensington Palace for dinner with Britain's Prince William; Kate, Duchess of Cambridge; and Prince Harry. Obama is on a three-day visit to the UK, likely the last to the country of his presidency. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/a218531bfaeff616d58a147632bda6f6 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Japan - New discoveries in paper folding
 
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T/I: 10:24:08 Anything made out of paper is generally thought to be structurally weak, but with skilful folding, paper can gain unexpected strength. The Japanese art of origami, or paper folding, has long been admired for its ingenuity, but this traditional pastime is now providing the basis for the foundation of a new technology. Two years ago, Professor Hideyuki Ohtaki, a teacher in mechanical engineering at Saitama University, and his students began conducting research into paper structures. They discovered that long triangular cylinders threaded horizontally through a collection of hexagons produced a strong structure that resisted twisting -- strong enough to hold the weight of a person. A tricycle made entirely out of recycled paper, using joints made from paper cups, was among the objects built to demonstrate the strength of their chosen material. With a fire and water resistant coating, paper could be used in unique ways giving it new options for the years ahead. SHOWS: JAPAN RECENT CU flimsy pieces of paper; Paper being folded into strong structure; Strong paper taking weight of apple; Exterior of Saitama University; Interior shot of researchers in meeting; SOT Professor Hideyuki Ohtaki: "Compared to metals, paper is extremely light-weight and easy to recycle. These advantages create various possibilities for the use of strong paper structures." Student cutting out paper shapes, CU paper structure being made on desk, CU completed structure, strength of structure being demonstrated; Person standing on strong paper structure; VS tricyle made from paper; VS strong paper structures; VS of paper structures. 2.49 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/54786da5df3e59a4477a85b9cc388fff Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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President Bush reacts to Obama's victory in 2008 election
 
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SHOTLIST 1. US President George W. Bush walks to podium 2. SOUNDBITE: (English) George W. Bush, US President: "Good morning. Last night I had a warm conversation with president-elect Barack Obama. I congratulated him and Senator Biden on their impressive victory. I told the president-elect he could count on complete cooperation from my administration as he makes the transition to the White House. I also spoke to Senator John McCain. I congratulated him on a determined campaign that he and Governor Palin ran. The American people will always be grateful for the lifetime of service John McCain has devoted to this nation, and I know he will continue to make tremendous contributions to our country. No matter how they cast their ballots, all Americans can be proud of the history that was made yesterday. Across the country citizens voted in large numbers. They showed a watching world the vitality of American democracy and the stride we have made toward a more perfect union. They chose a president whose journey represents a triumph of the American story. A testament to hard work, optimism and faith in the enduring promise of our nation. Many of our citizens thought they would never live to see that day. This moment is especially uplifting for a generation of Americans who witnessed the struggles of civil rights with their own eyes; four decades later, see a dream fulfilled. A long campaign is ended and we move forward as a nation. Embarking on a period of change in Washington, yet there are some things that will not change. The United States government will remain vigilant in meeting its most important responsibility: protecting the American people. And the world can be certain this commitment will remain steadfast under our next commander in chief. There is important work to do in the months ahead and I will continue to conduct the people's business as long as this office remains in my trust. During this time of transition I will keep the president-elect fully informed on important decisions. When the time comes on January 20 Laura and I will return home to Texas with treasured memories of our time here, with profound gratitude for the honour of serving this amazing country. It will be a stirring sight to watch President Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their beautiful girls step through the doors of the White House. I know millions of Americans will be overcome with pride at this inspiring moment that so many have waited so long. I know Senator Obama's beloved mother and grandparents would have been thrilled to watch the child they raised ascend the steps of the Capitol and take his oath to uphold the constitution of the greatest nation on the face of the earth. Last night I extended an invitation to the president-elect and Mrs Obama to come to the White House and Laura and I are looking forward to welcoming them as soon as possible. Thank you very much." 3. Bush walks away STORYLINE: US President George W. Bush fully embraced the election of Democrat Barack Obama as his successor on Wednesday, paying stirring tribute to the election of the first U.S. black president-elect and hailing the campaign of change that led Obama to victory. Bush promised Obama his "complete cooperation" during the Democrat's 76-day transition to the White House. The president said he would keep Obama informed on all his decisions between now and January 20, and said he looked forward to the day - soon, he hopes - that Obama and his family would take him up on his offer of pre-inauguration White House visit. The defeated leader of his own party, John McCain, won accolades not nearly so glowing with Bush hailing his lifetime of service to the US. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2fa200219adad4f7856826ee20527d8b Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Unseen belongings of legend Marilyn Monroe unveiled ++REPLAY++
 
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(11 May 2012) LEADIN Never-before-seen belongings of the Hollywood legend, Marilyn Monroe, are on display in Los Angeles. The show marks the 50th anniversary of the movie star's death at the age of 36. STORYLINE: One of the world's most iconic actresses, Marilyn Monroe, is the star of a million dollar exhibition of some of her most personal belongings. It's taking place here in Hollywood, 50 years after her premature death. Over 50,000 fans from all over the world are expected to arrive to commemorate the anniversary. This exhibit is housed inside an old bank vault, and the contents inside are valuable - maybe priceless because of their association with Monroe. The Marilyn Bank Vault Collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not is Hollywood's ultimate homage to Marilyn, remembering an era and commemorating the queen of the town. Among the many Marilyn items are a hand knitted cardigan, currently valued at USD $170,000. She wore this on her last photo shoot. These are all personal items belonging to the owner of the Ripley's company. Andrea Silverman, general manager of Ripley's Believe It Or Not says: "We have her famous sweater which was actually the last photograph that she did before her death. You're gong to see her makeup case. It took her over three hours to do her makeup. You guys have to come see all the cool stuff that we have. We have her shoes. We have her nightgown when she was married to Joe DiMaggio for her honeymoon" Personal items include a dresser top of Marilyn's cosmetics and makeup case. She was rumoured to take three hours to put on her makeup on every morning. An old Revlon nail polish bottle sits next to an Erno Laszlo face cream, lavender smelling salts, and an Elizabeth Arden eyeshadow. This black lingerie was worn by Marilyn for baseball legend Joe DiMaggio on their wedding night. Slippers with glass and white faux fur straps were valued 10 years ago at over USD $100,000. Also on display is a USD $12,000 lace nightcap as well as a bathing suit that was quite scandalous at the time for being a midriff baring two piece, in US size 16. A polka dot dress on show is known as the willpower dress because it took sheer willpower in the 50s to wear a strapless dress. Head scarves on display were worn to shield herself from the paparazzi. Jeanne Wolf, a veteran Hollywood journalist says: "We loved and adored her and still do. There's something about her very strong. You know she came form utter poverty. She should have had absolutely no exceptions in life and rose to be well arguably the most famous movie star in the world. There was something about her, that no one looked like her. No one reminded you of her. She invented herself. She created herself and in the midst of all of that, there was something so utterly exposed and fragile about her." Her dresses on display showcase her well documented size fluctuations. Going from 37-23-34 and a US size two when she began her career to 38-23-36 in 1962 - a US size 12. A larger than life poster shows her famous dress blowing scene from the movie "The Seven Year Itch." There are 40 pairs of shoes on display, including a pair of red Salvatore Ferragamo shoes which he made just for her. There is a copy of Marilyn's footprints in cement that were given personally to Sid Grauman, the owner of the famed Grauman's Chinese Theatre. They were made in 1953 on the night of the premiere of the classic film 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'. A lock of her hair as a child sits in a drawer for tourists to get a glimpse of. It is reported she experimented with 10 different blonde shades before deciding on her legendary platinum colour. Wolf says people will like the feeling of being inside the vault to see her things. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/0699fc36013349b87fccc7191afbb241 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Turkish PM Erdogan walks off stage in clash over Gaza
 
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(29 Jan 2009) SHOTLIST WEF POOL 1. Wide of stage, including Israeli President, Shimon Peres and Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan 2. Stage, with Peres talking 3. Mid of audience listening 4. Mid of Peres and Erdogan on stage 5. Close of Peres speaking, turning to Erdogan, UPSOUND (English) Peres: "I want to understand why did they fire rockets against us. What for? There was not any siege against Gaza." 6. Various of Erdogan asking for time to respond, UPSOUND (English) Erdogan: "one minute, one minute..." 7. SOUNDBITE (Turkish) Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Prime Minister: (taken from simultaneous translation) "I feel that you perhaps feel a bit guilty and that is why perhaps you have been so strong in your words, so loud. Well you killed people. I remember the children who died on the beaches." 8. Various of Erdogan trying to speak and, chairperson trying to end proceedings 9. Erdogan walking off stage AP TELEVISION 10. People gathered in hallway 11. Close up of sign reading: (English) "middle east peace" 12. SOUNDBITE (English) Amr Moussa, Arab League Secretary-General: "Yes he walked out because he was not given the full time to answer, and we also wanted him to answer because what Mr. Peres said was first unacceptable, second, many of the points were not really accurate and we wanted to say something. So the Prime Minister of Turkey was not given that opportunity. He is after all the Prime Minister of Turkey and he wants to speak." (Question: And he was in his right to walk out and make a point?) "This is a different story. He is angry and I believe we are going to see him now." 13. Cutaway delegates ++MUTE++ STORYLINE Turkey's prime minister stalked off the stage at the World Economic Forum on Thursday after reproaching Israel's president over the devastating military offensive in Gaza. The packed audience, which included President Barack Obama's close adviser Valerie Jarrett, appeared stunned as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli President Shimon Peres raised their voices and traded accusations. Peres was passionate in his defence of Israel's 23-day offensive in Gaza, which it said targeted Gaza-rulers Hamas and aimed to stop Palestinian militant rocket fire into southern Israeli towns. As he spoke, Peres often turned toward Erdogan, who in his remarks had criticised Israel's strict blockade of the Gaza Strip. "Why did they fire rockets? There was no siege against Gaza," Peres said, raising his voice. The heated debate with Israel and Turkey at the centre was significant because of the key role Turkey has played as a moderator between Israel and Syria. Erdogan appeared to express a sense of disappointment when he recounted how he had met with the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert just days before the offensive, and believed they were close to reaching terms for a face-to-face meeting with Syrian leaders. Obama's new Mideast envoy, George Mitchell, will be in Turkey for talks on Sunday. Erdogan was angry when a panel moderator cut off his remarks in response to an impassioned monologue by Peres defending Israel's offensive. The angry exchange followed an hour-long debate at the forum attended by world leaders in Davos. Erdogan tried to rebut Peres as the discussion was ending, asking the moderator, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, to let him speak once more. "You killed people," Erdogan told the 85-year-old Israeli leader. "I remember the children who died on beaches." When moderator repeatedly interrupted, asking him to stop, Erdogan angrily stalked off, leaving behind fellow panelists United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon and Arab League Secretary-General, Amr Moussa. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/61e8fccf791b1e2f8766ea162b585a06 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Nelson Mandela Released From Prison  - 1990
 
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AP footage showing the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison. Crowds of well wishers are there to see him released. 11 February 1990 PAARL (commentary throughout this section). GV prison gate and many police Car convoy towards outer gate. Crowd waiting to see Mandela. LS Nelson and Winnie walk hand in hand. Winnie raises clenched fist. Both give ANC salute. CU Mandela walking. MCU Nelson and Winnie in car. Car moves off through crush of supporters and security and cameramen. motorcade leaving. 11 February 1990 CAPETOWN. GV motorcycle outriders lead Mandela convoy. PAN Convoy passing. Mandela car, damaged, drives past. Mandela car surrounded by supporters. MCU Mandela on balcony with supporters. Walter Sisulu chants to crowd, and introduces Mandela to crowd. Mandela chants to crowd. Crowd chants. X01716 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3a74d9933ba10bf172e48cc971748921 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Shuttle astronaut collapses during welcome home ceremony
 
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SHOTLIST Ellington Field, Houston, Texas - 22 September 2006 1. Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper speaking at welcome home ceremony, begins to sway and collapses. She is supported, then lowered to floor by fellow crew members. 2. Cutaways of audience, pull back to wide - applauding 3. SOUNDUP: (English) Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Astronaut: "Boy if that's not a little embarrassing." 4. Cutaway of Atlantis crew patch 5. Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper speaking, collapses again and is lowered to the ground File: Lyndon B Johnson Space Centre, Houston, Texas - Unknown Date 6. Various of Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper training 7. Various of Atlantis crew posing for pictures in front of NASA jets STORYLINE: An astronaut collapsed twice Friday, a day after she returned to Earth in the shuttle Atlantis, and officials attributed her wobbles to the adjustment from 12 days at zero gravity. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper left the welcome-home ceremony at the hangar at Ellington Field, in Houston, Texas, but was not taken to a hospital. NASA officials and her husband Glenn Piper both said she was doing fine. Piper blamed his wife's collapse on the combination of effects from her recent return, a relatively warm hangar and the excitement of the ceremony. Piper, the fifth of the six astronauts to speak, appeared to be confused before her legs buckled during her address. NASA officials and crew members braced her and lowered her to the ground. She stood up again, and the crowd applauded. "Boy, if that's not a little embarrassing," she said. After speaking for another 30 seconds or so, she again appeared confused and gripped the podium before starting to collapse. Fellow crew members stepped to her side and lowered her to the floor. Two NASA officials then helped her leave through a side door, and she was allowed to return home by early afternoon, according to Smith Johnston, the crew's flight surgeon, who was at Piper's side when she fell. Astronauts typically lose 10 percent to 14 percent of their blood volume while in space, usually regaining it in a day or two, Johnston said. The Atlantis crew returned to Earth on Thursday after performing the first construction work on the International Space Station since the Columbia disaster three-and-a-half years ago. They performed three gruelling spacewalks to hook up a seventeen-and-a-half-ton addition, which included a giant set of electricity-producing solar panels. Piper, 43, of St. Paul, Minnesota, is a US Navy Commander and was a mission specialist and cosmic electrician aboard the shuttle. She carried out two of the spacewalks, joining an elite club of only six other US women and a single Russian woman who have walked in space. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ad60170f2540f642bf2ac7c73291843f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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IAN SMITH TALKS ABOUT PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE
 
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English/Nat XFA With the opposition trying to impeach him and his popularity at an all-time low, President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at Zimbabwe's white minority, threatening genocide trials for all who fought against him in the independence war. Mugabe told supporters on Wednesday that Ian Smith, the white leader he helped overthrow two decades ago, and all whites who fought against black guerrillas would face trials for war crimes. Speaking as he arrived for a debate in Oxford on Thursday, Ian Smith responded to these latest threats, saying Mugabe's actions belonged to a man clinging onto the last vestiges of power. He challenged Mugabe to set up a truth and reconciliation committee, saying that he had nothing to fear. Arriving at Oxford Union Thursday night, the former white leader of the former British colony of Rhodesia, Ian Smith laughed off President Mugabe's latest threat to put him on the stand. Mugabe is calling for all whites who fought against black guerrillas to face trials for war crimes. Mugabe has said the nation's 70,000 whites - less than 1 percent of the population of 13 million - mostly opposed his government and had spurned offers of forgiveness and reconciliation. Smith rejected Mugabe threat, saying that the blame for the violence lay squarely on Mugabe's shoulders. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Well he is the one who should be put on trial for genocide isn't he, Mugabe -- not Smith." SUPER CAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister SOUNDBITE: (English) "Well because he killed so many people, massacred them by the thousands, I mean Gurugundi and Matabeleland land, when he massacred 30,000 Matabeleles, I never remember massacring a single person in my life." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister Smith said Mugabe's belligerent style of government had forced him into a corner - one which had made him desperate and dangerous. SOUNDBITE: (English) "He is in a state of panic, he doesn't know whether he is coming or going, he is like a wounded animal in a corner, dangerous and unpredictable. So I don't know what to say or what to think, it is difficult." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister When asked if he feared a trial, Smith openly challenged Mugabe to carry out his threats, saying he had nothing to fear. SOUNDBITE: (English) "No I would love it, let's get the truth, when your conscience is clear you have got no problem, have you?" SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister However, when questioned if he felt any responsibility for the current state of the economy in Zimbabwe, Smith said the blacks had actually benefitted under British rule. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Certainly not, the black community will tell you they lived better under Smith than under Mugabe, they were brain washed by a communist propaganda machine into believing that things were going to improve, sadly they were taken for a ride." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister He said that the only way to establish the truth of Mugabe's accusations was to follow in the footsteps of South Africa's truth and reconciliation commission. SOUNDBITE: (English) I've challenged Mugabe to set up a commission of truth and reconciliation similar to the one they had in South Africa. My word I think that would frighten him if he had to face up to that thing, I would welcome it." SUPERCAPTION: Ian Smith, former Rhodesian Prime Minister Mugabe's threats come the same day a poll was released showing that 75 percent of Zimbabweans want Mugabe to resign and 51 percent want him prosecuted for human rights abuses. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/069628e97ab74f9de7351706fa46551a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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ZAIRE:KINSHASA: PRESIDENT MOBUTO GIVES UP POWER
 
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Eng/French/Nat Zaire's Information Minister announced on Friday that President Mobutu Sese Seko has given up power. The ailing dictator left Kinshasa for his northern palace, apparently ending his 32-year regime as rebels closed in on the capital. Mobutu flew off to Gbadolite, 700 miles north of Kinshasa, for what his spokesman called a "short rest." Later, the information minister Kin-Kiey Mulumba said Mobutu had "ceased all intervention in the conduct of affairs of state." The minister added that Mobutu reigns but does not govern. It's now rumoured Mobutu is planning to flee into exile possibly to France or Morocco. SOUNDBITE: (French) The head of state has left Kinshasa friday morning to go to Ghadoli where he normally lives as everybody knows. SUPER CAPTION: Kin-Kiey Mulumba, Zairean Information Minister. SOUNDBITE: (French) "During the transition period we will install a parliamentary regime, the Predident reigns but does not govern in contrast to the presidential regime of the second republic, now defunct, and the president will now only have executive powers" SUPER CAPTION: Kin-Kiey Mulumba, Zairean Information Minister. SOUNDBITE: (French) "The president of the republic can neither arbitrarily transfer powers to the rebel alliance nor transfer any powers which he doesn't constitutionally hold". SUPER CAPTION: Kin-Kiey Mulumba, Zairean Information Minister. SOUNDBITE: (French) "He is frightened of Kabila's troops who could come in either today or tomorrow". SUPER CAPTION: Vox pop - Kinshasa resident SOUNDBITE: (English) "They've chosen this place for an evacuation for the gathering of all the Commonwealth citizens if something happens and if there is an evacuation". SUPER CAPTION: Narmin Kassam, Canadian citizen, owner of sports club in Kinshasa SOUNDBITE: (French) "If there is confirmation that President Mobutu has definitely left then that's good news because that means it'll prevent the carnage that was expected in Kinshasa and I hope that President Mobutu will so that there is an immediate resignation in order to ensure a peaceful transition of power with the forces of change". SUPER CAPTION: Mukendi Wa Mulumba, adviser to former Zairean Prime Minister Etienne Tshisekedi SOUNDBITE: (French) "These last 32 years have been catastrophic for the economy, for society as a whole, therefore we think that Kabila is today considered the lesser of two evils, and it is with this in mind that I feel at this moment the Zairean people await Kabila's arrival". SUPER CAPTION: Tshimpumpu Lucien, political analyst & MP You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d71cb03587d4fd71816a7274c0854a72 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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McCartney returns to roots with gig at Liverpool's Cavern Club
 
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(26 Jul 2018) MCCARTNEY RETURNS TO ROOTS WITH GIG AT LIVERPOOL'S CAVERN CLUB Sir Paul McCartney is going back to where it all began – The Cavern Club in Liverpool. On Thursday afternoon (26 JULY 2018), the Beatle will perform an exclusive free gig at the famous club on Mathew Street, credited as the birthplace of the Fab Four. It's been 19 years since McCartney last performed at the venue – December 1999. The Cavern Club played host to The Beatles nearly 300 times in the early 1960s and became known as the center of Liverpool's rock and roll scene. The original club closed in 1973, later reopening after extensive redevelopment in 1984. McCartney will take to the stage at 2pm local time Thursday (1300GMT). Free tickets for the event are available from Liverpool's Echo Arena box office and are limited to one per person. Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/102011028589719587178/+APArchive​ Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f10cda943deea5f4867ea985706df2a4
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ITALY: MILAN: INTERNATIONAL CELEBRITIES PAY FINAL RESPECTS TO VERSACE
 
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Natural Sound The "Who's Who" of high fashion and showbiz said goodbye to their colleague and friend Gianni Versace on Tuesday. Britain's Princess Diana, supermodel Naomi Campbell, singers Elton John and Sting and designers such as Giorgio Armani and Valentino were among the more than two- thousand mourners who joined a memorial service at the Duomo cathedral in Milan. Fashion guru Versace was gunned down on 15 July in front of his mansion in Miami Beach in Florida - his brutal killing sent shockwaves through the world of glitz and glamour. Surrounded by security guards, rock star Elton John arrived at Gianni Versace's downtown palazzo in Milan on Tuesday. He joined friends and colleagues of the murdered designer who had come from all over the world to pay their last respects to the designer. In the palazzo's courtyard, the mourners filed past the urn containing Versace's ashes which sat on a simple altar. Naomi Campbell - Versace's favourite model - had flown in from South Africa - she arrived carrying a single white rose. Versace's sister, Donatella - who has vowed to carry on Gianni's empire with her brother Santo - was on hand to greet the mourners. As a host of international celebrities came and went, crowds of spectators formed outside the building in Milan's exclusive Via Montenapoleone design district. Later in the day, the mourners attended a memorial service in Milan's Gothic Duomo Cathedral. The celebrity-filled service might have resembled a night at the Oscars, except there was no glitz, only grief. Many wept openly. The mourners included Britain's Princess Diana, supermodels Eva Herzigova, Valeria Mazza and Carla Bruni, choreographer Maurice Bejart and many others. Perhaps one of the greatest tributes to Versace was the turnout of so many of his fashion colleagues, despite past rivalries on and off the runway. Carla Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld, Valentino and arch-rival Giorgio Armani sat in a row behind the Versace family. They were united in mourning the loss of one of the main contributors to the success of the "Made in Italy" label. At one point during the highly emotional service, Elton John broke down in tears and had to be comforted by Princess Diana. The sombre mood in the Milan Cathedral reflected the atmosphere throughout the world of fashion. All of Versace's followers, many of whom loved to flaunt his bright colours and sequinned fabrics, wore black. As relatives and stars comforted each other, Elton John and Sting performed a mournful rendition of Psalm 23 "The Lord is my Shepherd". It brought many of the celebrities and other mourners to tears. Versace's sister Donatella and brother Santo were overcome by grief as the cathedral filled with music. Versace's murder on the steps of his Miami mansion last Tuesday sent shock waves through the world of fashion and showbiz. Those who mourned his death were still struck with disbelief. As the star-studded congregation descended the cathedral, a sombre mood hung over the city of Milan. A few blocks from the cathedral, shops in the heart of Milan's fashion district had closed during the service in tribute to the slain designer. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2be8347985b2e41024bb5d03e15f20d3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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His way - Home Sinatra built from the ground up
 
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(7 Dec 2015) LEAD-IN: It's best wishes and birthday greetings for Ol' Blue Eyes. December 12 marks famed late crooner Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday. The Rat Pack singer lived in various locations during his 82 years. His home in the Palm Springs Desert is now a popular rental property, frequented by music fans and Sinatra obsessives. STORY-LINE: Like so many things in his life, Frank Sinatra did it his way. The Twin Palms Estate, set among the Palm Springs Desert, is the only house Ol' Blue Eyes ever built completely from the ground up. Today, architectural historians say it's the personification of desert contemporary modernism. In 2011, it was designated as a Class 1 Historical Site by the City of Palm Springs. It's also a popular tourist destination, in an area once known as a playground for the rich and famous. According to William Sayegh, a member of the concierge team at Beau Monde Villas, Sinatra was attracted to the area and felt it was "his" spot in the world. The singer and actor commissioned the retreat at the height of his early fame after he made his first million dollars. He originally paid 150,000 US dollars for the air-conditioned desert property. It remained his primary home from 1948 till 1957. Sinatra named it the 'Twin Palms Estate' after the twin palm trees on the front lawn. They still remain there to this day. "One of the great aspects of this house is that Frank Sinatra bought the empty land and had the house built," says Sayegh. "And he was flying around in his plane looking for a site and saw the two twin palm trees in the backyard which are still here and decided this is where he wanted to build his house. He bought the two lots of land and built this wonderful estate with a swimming pool on one lot of land and the house of the other lot of land." Sinatra arrived in the desert town in 1947, with him he brought the allure and sex appeal of glamorous Hollywood. Soon Palm Springs became a jet set destination for Hollywood's royalty. Neighbours included comedian and actor Jack Benny, actor Cary Grant and singer Al Jolsen. The sprawling one floor estate boasts two addresses - the swimming pool and cabana are on one lot of land, the house on the other. Spanning 45-hundred square feet (4,180 square metres), the address boasts four bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a swimming pool shaped like a piano. Now operated by Beau Monde Villas as a luxury rental property, it's claimed to be the most popular destination to rent in Palm Springs. Architectural historian, Robert Imber, gets a kick out of the home's design. Specifically tailored to Sinatra's taste for Georgian architecture, he says. "He wanted a Georgian styled house. He was very knowledgeable of architecture - loved architecture apparently. They gave him drawings both for Georgian and for contemporary. The mid-century architecture, importantly, was simply the architecture of the day, the contemporary architecture of the day," says Imber, who is also the owner of Palm Springs Modern Tours. "He was then married to Ava Gardner, chose this, and lived here for a good number of years. When this house was built, it was in the middle of nowhere, open desert as far as you could see. There was a landing strip someplace nearby. You flew you're plane out, you looked for Frank's house in the desert and walked over for cocktails." The property's current owners have gone to great lengths to keep as much of the home as possible, they've even added some extra Sinatra memorabilia. Sinatra himself designed the master suite. Unique features include a piano-shaped swimming pool, Sinatra's original Valentino recording equipment, a self-playing piano and period furniture from the era. Sinatra and Gardner were married in 1951 and divorced in 1957. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c6484b6cebdd5cf29ac0cb3365c217f7 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Michelle Obama tells youngsters to work hard for success
 
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(25 May 2011) SHOTLIST 1. Mid shot US First Lady taking questions from students from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson secondary school at Christ Church College, Oxford University 2. Cutaway of student asking question 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Obama, US First Lady: "If you are going to be a hard worker, hard work doesn't just appear, you have to practice hard work, you have to practice effort and I also encourage them and try to help them understand that good things don't come easy, with that effort, that's where you grow. Some of the best times of my life is when I have done something hard, when I have overcome a fear. You don't realise that when you are doing it but when you come out on the other side, you realise wow, I have really stepped up so I push my girls." 4. Wide of Michelle Obama talking 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Obama, US First Lady "That has been some of what has helped me be first lady, first of all, knowing who you are and being confident in yourself because there will be, Clarissa (addressing girl who asked a question) what did you say...pushing beyond other people's labels of you? That's a big part...that's what we do to each other all the time. We don't even know each other and we already determine from one glance, meeting, one line, one word, one phrase - 'this is who you are'. So you have to know who you are before that." 6. Close up Michelle Obama talking 7. SOUNDBITE (English) Michelle Obama, US First Lady "I knew he was a special person, and it had nothing to do with his education, it has nothing to do with his potential. I say this to young women, don't check off - there are a lot of women who check off the boxes. Did he go to the right school, what is his income, you know. It was none of that. It was how he felt about his mother, the love that he felt to his mother, his relationship to women, his work ethic. We worked together in a firm. He did his work, he was good and he was smart and I liked that. He was low key and wasn't impressed with himself and he was funny and we joked a lot and he loved his little sister...those were the things. And he was a community organiser. I really respected that. Here we are in a big law firm, right, and everybody was pushing to make money, he was one of the smartest students at Harvard Law School, one of the smartest associates in our firm. He had the chance to clerk for the Supreme Court and I thought well, you are definitely going to do that, right? Only a few people have the chance to do that and he was like, 'not really, I think I can do more work working with folks in churches.' And I was like, woa, that's different, it wasn't a line, he wasn't trying to impress me." 8. Wide shot Michelle Obama talking STORYLINE US First Lady Michelle Obama used her own life as an example of how hard work and perseverance can prevail on Wednesday as she spoke with students from a multiethnic school in an economically deprived area. The message to the 35 students touring the University of Oxford for the day was that even elite universities like Oxford are within their grasp. The first lady made a brief statement at the start of the meeting before taking questions from the students. When asked about her daughters' upbringing at the White House, she emphasised the importance of hard work. "Hard work doesn't just appear, you have to practice hard work, you have to practice effort and I also encourage them and try to help them understand that good things don't come easy, with that effort, that's where you grow, " she said. She said attitude towards hard work had helped her in her role as first lady, and stressed the importance of "pushing beyond" other people's preconceived ideas of who you are. the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school in London. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c81f5b81cb6313ebf4aa2c034e93376f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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President George H.W. Bush takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice William Rehnquist
 
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(20 Jan 1989) Vice President George H.W. Bush places his left hand upon two Bibles, one used by George Washington, one by his own family, and takes his oath, administered by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/de236ebb3564466b90861501627e6fd3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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NETHERLANDS: BRITISH & DUTCH SCIENTISTS MAKE FROG FLOAT IN MID-AIR
 
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English/Nat British and Dutch scientists using a giant magnetic field have made a frog float in mid- air, and might even be able to do the same thing with a human being. The team from Britain's University of Nottingham and the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands has also succeeded in levitating plants, grasshoppers and fish. Scientists at the University of Nijmegen in Holland have managed to make a frog float six feet (approximately two metres) in the air - and they say the trick could easily be repeated with a human. The secret is not magic but a powerful magnetic field which overcomes the force of gravity. The field makes the frog's atoms generate a weak magnetic force in the opposite direction. This causes it to be repelled in the same way as like poles of two magnets. Plants, grasshoppers and fish have been levitated by the research team in the same way. NASA, apparently, is extremely interested in the experiment in order to be able to test the effects of weightlessness on astronauts without having to put them into space. Easy, says team leader Dr Andre Geim. SOUNDBITE: (English) There is no problem with putting a man by this magnetic levitation, to fly in the air. Technically we can do it with you without any problems. SUPER CAPTION: Dr Andre Geim, Director of the High Field Magnetic Laboratory of the Catholic University of Nijmegen And for those worried about the effects on the frog - don't worry. He's not hopping mad - quite the opposite, in fact. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f760c710bc6ebc4556bfd7fb75d70404 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: INDONESIAN VICE PRESIDENT HABIBIE SPEAKS AT BUSINESS LUNCH
 
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English/Nat Indonesian Vice-President Bacharuddin Habibie says his government is committed to reviving the country's stalled economy -- but not at the cost of prolonged social instability. Habibie predicted the Indonesian economy would rebound within two to three years, but said the government would proceed slowly to avoid provoking social unrest. Habibie is in London for a two-day summit of Asian leaders and spoke to a luncheon of British business people on Wednesday. Indonesia's new Vice President Bacharuddin Habibie was greeted warmly as he arrived for his speech to London's business elite on Wednesday afternoon. Habibie is in the U-K for a two-day summit of Asian leaders. The summit is launching a trust fund to build grassroots financial expertise in Asian countries. And Indonesia is facing its worst economic crisis in 30 years. Habibie earlier held talks with Britain's finance chief, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown. But he used his luncheon speech to ensure potential British investors that Indonesia's economy has bottomed out. SOUNDBITE: (English) "The fact is we are coming out of this problem and if we come out we will be even better than before because we are going to learn from our mistakes and also from other mistakes and the best thing to convince you that you have to change is if you have to face that problem and if you have to solve it and indeed time is money and because of that we are not allowed to waste our time." SUPER CAPTION: Habibie Indonesia is suffering from the worst economic crisis in 30 years. The currency, the rupiah, has plunged about 70 percent and inflation and unemployment has soared. Habibie ensured his audience that Indonesia's government is in the midst of revising legislation that has led to a chokehold on the economy, especially laws which relate to banking. SOUNDBITE: (English) "We are about to get the credibility back for our bank, our banking system is very dependent on the law that is controlling, say the bankruptcy law and controlling the supervision of the banking and banking system, and even supporting the bank of Indonesia to make it more stronger than ever. I'd like to confirm that we are just in the middle of doing that. It will happen and must happen in the near future." SUPER CAPTION: Habibie The world's fourth most-populous nation has already experienced widespread social unrest. Student protests have been gathering force and there has been scattered rioting over rising food prices. However, Habibie said the government was not prepared to act on improving the economy at any cost. SOUNDBITE: (English) "I think it will take two to three years before we are back again in full speed but the most important thing is in that we have in the next weeks or next months to come out from, what you call the, minimum, we are just coming back now. And I think the Indonesian government has committed themselves to bring it back. But of course without ignoring the existing Indonesian constitution. Otherwise, we cannot bring it back at all costs and get a social political instability. Its bad." SUPER CAPTION: Habibie Habibie's lunch was sponsored by the U-K's non-profit cultural exchange group Asia House. About 60 British executives attended the lunch at a London hotel. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e0c1acead1551dbac426b38085d28441 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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POLAND: KRAKOW: POPE JOHN PAUL II VISITS PARENTS' GRAVE
 
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Natural Sound As his tour of his homeland draws to a close, Pope John Paul the Second has visited the tomb of his parents in Krakow. The pontiff also said Mass at the church where he gave his first service as a priest. And later in the day he visited a new heart surgery clinic that has been named after him. In what many believe will be his last visit to Poland, Pope John Paul the Second visited his parent's grave in Krakow on Monday. There is no mention of the pope, but people visit the tomb to pay their respects to his family, even when the pontiff is not in town. A choir sang as the 77-year-old kneeled before the tombstone and prayed. The simple, granite gravestone is engraved with the names of his mother, father and brother. Just 10 metres (25 feet) away are the graves of Red Army soldiers and a monument dedicated to their heroism in World War Two. The pope lit a candle in front of the tomb. Sprays of roses in the Polish and Vatican colours - red and white and yellow and white - decorated the modest tomb. The pope began the day with a private Mass in a chapel at Wawel Royal Cathedral, where he held his first service as a priest in 1946. Later in the day, he opened a new heart surgery clinic, that has been named after him. The pontiff met with recent transplant patients and told them he understood what they were going through first hand. The ageing pope has gone through a series of operations in recent years, including a hip replacement and removal of what the Vatican says was a benign colon tumour. Many Poles fear this could be the last visit for John Paul. But church officials suggested he may return next year, when he has been invited for the one-thousandth anniversary of the city of Gdansk on the Baltic coast. The pope returns to Rome on Tuesday after spending 11 days in his homeland. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1ea5cb84f495b8b081d04778ae7d00c8 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: PRESIDENT MANDELA'S ROYAL WELCOME TO BRITAIN
 
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(9 Jul 1996) English/Nat Britain is giving the red carpet treatment to Nelson Mandela, the man who smashed apartheid in South Africa. In Britain, on a four-day state visit, the South African President is being hailed as a hero. It's the first state visit to the country by a South African president. President Nelson Mandela's state visit to Britain began according to tradition. Met by the Princess Royal at London's exclusive Dorchester Hotel, the hero of apartheid was whisked off to Horse Guards Parade to inspect a guard of honour. At 12.40 pm local time, a Royal gun salute boomed across the capital as the President's limousine glided into the parade ground. The formal welcoming party, headed by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prime Minister John Major and several top ministers, bore all the traditional pomp and ceremony befitting a visiting head of state. But the South African leader received a rather less formal welcome from the crowd. More than six-thousand people had gathered at the square - the largest turnout for a head of state's welcome since the birth of television. Chanting 'Nelson', 'Nelson', they waved South African flags and craned their necks for a view of the man who was once known as the Black Pimpernel. Britain's Queen Elizabeth appeared pleased to meet Mandela. She made a highly successful visit to South Africa last year, and clearly enjoys Mandela's company. The band of the Irish Guards played the South African national anthem, incorporating the last few bars of the old Afrikaans anthem, signifying the transition from old to new. On Horse Guards Parade, President Mandela, wearing a smart, dark business suit, inspected the honour guard. His walk was stiff, but he appeared as dignified as ever. Then he and daughter Zenani joined their royal escort to parade down The Mall in open carriages to Buckingham Palace. Later in the day, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh gave a state dinner in Mandela's honour. The Queen Mother paid tribute to the South African President by attending her first Buckingham Palace state banquet in almost three years. The 95-year-old Queen Mother sat on Mandela's right. The Queen was on his left. The Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Princess Royal, and Princess Margaret were also present. As were Prime Minister John Major and senior cabinet ministers. In all, around 200 guests were assembled in the sumptuous Palace Ballroom. In her formal welcome to the guest of honour, Queen Elizabeth II stressed the close ties between Britain and South Africa. SOUNDBITE: Mr President, South Africa has a special place in my heart and in the hearts of the British people. Our two counties are bound together by history, by common interest and by ideals and aspirations. SUPER CAPTION: Queen Elizabeth II The Queen and Mandela then touched glasses in a toast to an even tighter bond between their two nations in the future. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/7d9674fe3d5bf3d17a4a165db12dee1e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Interviews with staff who have been let go, boxes being moved
 
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SHOTLIST 1. Pan of woman carrying box out of building 2. Lehman Brothers employees by window 3. Security outside Lehman Brothers building entrance 4. Pan of man walking with box inside building 5. Employees standing outside building 6. Pan of man carrying poster and briefcase 7. Tracking shot of man walking, UPSOUND Reporter (English) "Excuse me sir, how are you feeling," Man (English) "How do you think?" 8. Set up of fired trader Jack Reynolds 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Jack Reynolds, ex-employee of Lehman Brothers "I don't know anything more than you, I've only been here a week, graduate scheme and so my career has been halted at the first hurdle. And that's it." 10. Mid of staff 11. SOUNDBITE (English) Burhan Uddin, Employee in Finance department: "Things still need to be done, business as usual as far as I know." (Reporter : "Everyone we've spoken to has said basically is that everyone's job is gone.") "Well, that's not what we've been told in Finance." 12. Wide of assembled media around staff 13. SOUNDBITE (English) Trush Patel, Employee in Finance department: "It's very mysterious, people just walking around not sure what's happening. Some people are wrapping up all their belongings, some spending all their credit on their canteen cards." 14. Man leaving building with box 15. SOUNDBITE (English) Edouard D'Archimbaud, Trader fired on his first day at work: "A lot of headhunters calling us, so I think there are many possibilities but, you know, there are a lot of people at Lehman, fired today, a lot of people at Merrill Lynch probably fired in a couple of hours or days, I don't know." 16. Media with D'Archimbaud 17. Mid of woman selling newspapers - headline reading "5000 jobs go as banks crash." 18. Headline of London daily newspaper Evening Standard reading "Black Monday." 19. Tracking shot of fired employee carrying box walking down to escalator on London Tube STORYLINE The British operations of US investment bank Lehman Brothers were placed in administration on Monday to protect them from creditors, the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers said, while Lehman's parent company in the United States filed a bankruptcy petition there. Lehman Brothers employs about 5-thousand people in the United Kingdom. Employees carrying boxes and bags were filmed walking out of Lehman's London offices on Monday. Employees of the bank, some fired, some still with jobs told of their surprise and confusion at the job losses and they spoke to the media outside their London headquarters in Canary Wharf. "I don't know anything more than you, I've only been here a week, graduate scheme and so my career has been halted at the first hurdle. And that's it," explained Jack Reynolds. "It's very mysterious, people just walking around not sure what's happening. Some people are wrapping up all their belongings, some spending all their credit on their canteen cards," said Trush Patel, an employee in finance department. While many employees lost their jobs Monday morning, some in the finance department said that they expected to stay on at work for a little time yet. "Things still need to be done, business as usual as far as I know," Burhan Uddin, a 30-year old employee in Finance department told reporters. One French employee, trader Edouard D'Archimbaud, who arrived from France yesterday for his first day of work, said that headhunters had been on the phone in the morning, and that he felt confident other jobs would turn up for those fired. However, he warned "there are a lot of people at Lehman, fired today, a lot of people at Merrill Lynch probably fired in a couple of hours or days." You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/344d0e4cb4b6ada2bf7e1438db96f86e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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End of an era for Romania's iconic yet oft-derided Dacia car
 
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Bucharest, 20 July 1. Various of Dacia showroom 2. Various of Dacia cars on Romanian roads 3. Group of Romanians around broken Dacia trying to fix engine 4. SOUNDBITE (romanian) voxpop: "If you have this car it's impossible to be stopped for long. Everybody can fix it and you go on." 5. Various of Dacias modified to be ambulances 6. Various of Dacia police car 7. Dacia on road 8. Dacia carrying market produce 9. Dacia truck with pigs in the back 10. Dacia truck with vegetables in the back Pitesti, 120km (80 miles) north of Bucharest - 21 July 2004 Renault - Dacia factory 11. Various of assembly line 12. Pan from Renault Logan to Dacia truck 13. Last Dacia coming off assembly line, "1959 - 2004" and total number produced written on bonnet, "last car" written on side in Romanian 14. SOUNDBITE: (Romanian) Girjeu, Dacia car engineer: "I feel deep emotion because I worked on the first car 45 years ago and now I have made the last car." 15. Manager signing car 16. People around car 17. Last car and new Renault Logan side by side outside factory STORYLINE: A period of Romanian history came to an end on Wednesday with production of the last ever Dacia 1300 car. The last car, the 1,959,730th vehicle to be produced by the French-owned company, rolled off the assembly line on Wednesday. The last traditional Dacia to be manufactured by Automobile Dacia Groupe Renault was a white Dacia 1300, a replica of the Renault 12. Renault forged a partnership with Automobile Dacia in 1968 during a thaw in communism, in an era when the average Romanian began to aspire to own a car. In 1969, production of the Dacia 1300 began. Romania shook off communism in 1989, and a decade later, Renault bought a 99.43 percent stake in the company. The car provokes mixed sentiments in Romania where it is maligned because it breaks down so often, yet oddly iconic. Factory workers and company officials scrawled their signatures on the car and a worker drove it out of the factory, and parked it in the yard. The last Dacia will probably be donated to a museum, a fitting end to a car which is equated with the birth of the modern automobile industry in Romania. The final 200 Dacias were sold on Tuesday. The car, which used to cost 70,000 lei, three years at the average salary, had a waiting list of two years. It now costs 4,200 lei (5,040 US dollars), the equivalent of 28 months of the average salary, and there is no waiting list. The company will now produce the new Renault Logan car, which will be exported to the Middle East Russia, and Eastern Europe and goes on sale in September. The company will continue to produce the newer Dacia Solenza, and Dacia utility vehicles. Dacia Groupe Renault says there are still an estimated 1.5 (M) million Dacias in the country of 22 (M) million people. Statistics mean little to many Romanians, who often give their cars pet names and practically consider them part of the family. But even those fortunate enough to acquire one had a tough time enjoying it: The late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu rationed gasoline, and the driving of cars was restricted on Sundays. Cars were allowed on the roads on alternate Sundays, depending on their license plate numbers. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/787b6f3e7b8185820832f8a4b1c93231 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: MICHAEL JACKSON IN SURPRISE VISIT WITH AL FAYED
 
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Natural Sound Thousands of shoppers at one of Britain's best-known stores were treated to a huge surprise on Saturday when superstar Michael Jackson arrived to look around. Crowds of curious onlookers amassed outside the front entrance of London's Harrods, caught a glimpse of the pop legend, when he arrived with Harrod's owner, Mohammed Al-Fayed. The pair then went to Al-Fayed's football team, Fulham, to watch Saturday afternoon's match. There were gasps as none other than Michael Jackson stepped out of the green vehicle to be escorted into the store by friend and store owner, Mohammed Al Fayed. The king of pop and Mr Al Fayed had flown into London's Stansted Airport together on a private plane from New York in the early hours of the morning. Jackson arrived for his store tour dressed from head to toe in a black embroidered suit, black boots and shoulder-length black hair, the only flash of colour the distinctive red and black armband on his right arm. Appearing shy behind mirrored sunglasses, he nevertheless smiled broadly as he toured the ground floor with Mr Al Fayed. Surrounded by a phalanx of security guards, the pair then made their way to the Egyptian escalator to visit the memorial to Dodi Fayed and Diana, Princess of Wales, situated in the store's basement. Jackson said little during the visit but when the ever-growing tour party paused in the perfume department to listen to Rhian William playing a large gold harp, he walked over and personally requested she play Greensleeves. Scenes in the store began to resemble the Pied Piper story as hundreds of fans formed a line snaking through the departments and Jackson occasionally waved as screams of "Michael, Michael" accompanied him wherever he went. The tour party moved quickly up to other floors, spending a lot of time in the children's department on the fourth floor. After both men had been embraced by one of the store's larger than life teddy bears, they made their way upstairs to the chairman's suite, where they prepared to leave for another pressing engagement. Thousands of fans of Fulham Football Club, owned by Al-Fayed, gathered at the West London ground unaware that the most famous man in pop was about to join their ranks for Saturday afternoon's game against Wigan. A brief walk around the pitch with Jackson wearing a Fulham supporters scarf, and then he and Al-Fayed settled down to watch the match. Fulham beat Wigan 2-nil - an extra cause for celebration for Fulham supporters. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c10a35231b2d318d95910892714ae792 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Heated exchange as CEO of investment bank testifies, protest
 
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(28 Apr 2010) TRUE DATE CREATED = 28-04-2010 1. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein being sworn in for testimony at a Capitol Hill hearing, push in to Senator Carl Levin 2. Wide shot of Senate panel 3. SOUNDBITE: (English) Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO: "The people who were coming to us for risk in the housing market wanted to have a security that gave them exposure to the housing market, and that''s what they got. The unfortunate thing, and it''s unfortunate but it doesn''t, is that the housing market went south very quickly after some of these securities, not all of them because some of them were done early, but they went. And so people lost money in it, but the security itself delivered the specific exposure that the client wanted to have." 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Senator Carl Levin, Subcommittee Chairman of Homeland Security Committee: "You don''t believe it''s relevant to a customer of yours that you are selling a security to that you are betting against that same security. You just don''t think it''s relevant and needs to be disclosed. Is that the bottom line?" 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO: "Yes, and the people who are selling it in our firm wouldn''t even know what the firm''s position is." 6. Blankfein sitting before Senate panel 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Senator Carl Levin, Subcommittee Chairman of Homeland Security Committee: "You are taking a position against the very security that you are selling and you are not troubled?" Blankfein: "Senator, again." Levin: "And you want people to believe to trust you?" Blankfein: "Senator I think people do trust us." Levin: "Why, I wouldn''t trust you. If you came to me and wanted to sell me securities and you didn''t tell me that you have a bet against that same security, you don''t think that affects my thinking?" 8. Wide shot of protesters in prison uniforms with Goldman officials'' names around their necks 9. SOUNDBITE: (English) Senator Claire McCaksill, Homeland Security Committee: ++starts on pan of witnesses++ "We have spent a lot of time going through all these documents, and let me just explain in very simple terms what synthetic CDOs are. They are instruments that are created so that people can bet on them. It''s the la-la-land of ledger entries. It''s not investment in a business that has a good idea. It''s not assisting local governments and building infrastructure. It''s gambling, pure and simple, raw gambling." 10. Witnesses seated at table 11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Michael Swenson, Managing Director, Structured Products Group Trading, Goldman Sachs: "We did not cause the financial crisis, specifically to the mortgage desk, which is what I''m here to speak about. You have two panels in subsequent meetings to speak about that, about the Goldman Sachs and our businesses. We, I do no think that we did anything wrong." 12. Mid shot of clerk taking notes STORYLINE: Defending his company under blistering criticism, the CEO of Goldman Sachs testily told sceptical US senators on Tuesday that customers who bought securities from the Wall Street giant in the run-up to a national financial crisis came looking for risk. Lloyd Blankfein and other Goldman executives were lambasted by lawmakers for "unbridled greed" in an often-electric daylong showdown between Wall Street and Congress - with expletives frequently undeleted. Unrepentant, five present and two past Goldman officials unflinchingly stood by their conduct before a Senate investigatory panel and denied helping to cause the financial near-meltdown that turned into the worst recession since the Great Depression. "Unfortunately, the housing market went south very quickly," Blankfein told sceptical senators. "So people lost money in it." You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b26ad6044e5469084381560537c68384 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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The Duchess of Cambridge dances with Paddington Bear
 
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(16 Oct 2017) THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE DANCES WITH PADDINGTON BEAR The Duchess of Cambridge had an impromptu dance with Paddington Bear on Monday afternoon (16 OCT.17) to sounds of a calypso band playing at Paddington Station in London. The royal was attending an event with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, held for the young beneficiaries of their Charities Forum. As part of the celebrations, guests got to spend the afternoon on a Belmond British Pullman steam train - which features in the upcoming sequel "Paddington 2." Actor Hugh Bonneville, who reprises his role of Henry Brown in the new film, was also in attendance. The actor, also a star of "Downton Abbey," said it was "a great opportunity" to promote the "Paddington 2" and the royals' charities. It's a wonderful way to celebrate more than, I think more than 10 or 12 charities that the Royal Highnesses are supporting and for us to be able say Paddington is on his way again. So it's a great opportunity," Bonneville said, adding, "And also I get to eat marmalade sandwiches on the train." After meeting with some of the young passengers on the train, the royals returned to the platform where the pregnant Duchess was enticed in to a quick dance with Paddington Bear before the train departed on its journey. "Paddington 2" is released in the U.K. 10 November 2017. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f78203b294ec26658e7bf9457a01b8c2 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Former president visits grave of Diana
 
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1. Former South African President Nelson Mandela's convoy arriving at Athorp house ((NB: Althorp house pronounced al- THROP ) 2. Mandela meeting Earl Spencer, (brother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales) and his wife Lady Spencer 3. Mandela and Spencer walking towards house 4. Wide shot island where Diana is buried 5. Wide shot memorial bench on bank opposite island 6. Various memorial statue 7. Mandela arriving at bridge to island 8. Mandela greeting children who have benefited from the Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Fund 9. Various Mandela and Spencer walking across bridge 10. Mid shot Mandela and Spencer at Diana's grave 11. Mandela and Spencer leaving island 12. Close up Mandela and Spencer holding hands 13. Mid shot Mandela getting into car 14. Wide shot Althorp house 15. Mid shot Mandela and Lady Spencer walking towards camera 16. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nelson Mandela, Former South African President: "I asked her (Diana) if she could come back and help me to try and persuade our people to adopt a correct method on questions of sex because I had problems in my first meeting she agreed to come back. And when I got the news that she had died in an accident I was completely devastated. So the fact that I come here now to say goodbye to her is very significant." 17. Cutaway Mandela meeting staff and members of the Spencer family 18. SOUNDBITE: (English) Earl Spencer, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales: "Well it's been a wonderful honour for my family, and for Diana too, and fantastic that such a respected statesman and humanitarian has come here to pay his respects to her. And we're just delighted that he's come it's been a long term commitment and it's finally been fulfilled and we're very very grateful to Mr. Mandela for coming here today. (Question: Would you like to say a few words about your reaction to the collapse of the Burrell trial) Not really." 19. Various Mandela leaving STORYLINE: Former South African President Nelson Mandela visited the grave of the late Diana, Princess of Wales at her ancestral home in Althorp on Friday. Mandela planted a tree in the grounds of the Northamptonshire estate and laid a wreath at the island burial site of the Princess of Wales. A temporary bridge was erected so the elderly statesman could have access to the island. Her grave is normally off-limits to visitors who can visit a memorial statue on a bank opposite the island. The 84 year old is visiting Britain to discuss a new charity project with Diana's brother Earl Spencer. He will outline proposals to combine the Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Fund with his own charity, which helps young people suffering from Aids in South Africa. Diana met the statesman for initial discussions about the idea five months before her death in August 1997. Mandela said that Diana had made a great impression on him and that the news of her death had been devastating. Spencer said that the visit of the former South African leader was a great honour for his family and the Princess. He declined to comment on the collapse of the Paul Burrell trial. Burrell, Diana's former Butler, had been facing a possible prison sentence for allegedly stealing personal items from the Princess of Wales. Prosecutors dropped the theft charges on Friday, explaining that Queen Elizabeth II had said he told her shortly after the princess's death that he had taken some of Diana's papers for safekeeping. Diana was killed in a car crash in Paris August 31 1997. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/5fa5bc68af2d99f4ec3836e0788110d9 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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David Gilmour returns to ancient amphitheater in Pompeii 45 years after playing their with Pink Floy
 
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(8 Jul 2016) DAVID GILMOUR RETURNS TO ANCIENT AMPHITHEATER IN POMPEII 45 YEARS AFTER PLAYING THE SITE WITH PINK FLOYD David Gilmour returns to ancient amphitheater in Pompeii 45 years after playing the site Pink Floyd. That performance was captured as a documentary. Gilmour played more than 20 songs, old and new, in front of a small crowd of less than 2000 people. The new songs were mainly taken from his new album "Rattle That Lock." The Pompeii amphitheater dates back to around 70 B.C. and was buried by the Vesuvius eruption in 79 A.D. When Pink Floyd played there in 1971, it was the first performance with an audience since the gladiators. Gilmour will play Pompeii on Thursday and Friday. He was awarded with the honorary citizenship. Gilmour had long planned to return to Pompeii and his touring Europe in various historical venues. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9d33892b778aab635fb2b9e4203fc56e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Feeding the 5,000 aboard the USS Carl Vinson carrier.
 
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+++SOUND AS INCOMING+++ 1. 11-thousand square foot (1-thousand square metre) freezer 2. Food in the freezer 3. Various of food taken from freezer to kitchen 4. Various of food preparation 5. Prepared food taken to mess hall 6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Moises, mess specialist chef "Well, 5-thousand sailors on board. I would say we are very, very happy if we can have some 99 percent (of the) crew that's smiling every time we go past through the serving line. Other than that we have one or two there that have small issues about the food." 7. Various of serving line 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Vox pop, Sailor "It is not the greatest but it is not the worst either." 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Vox pop, Sailor "Its all right. They do the best they can. For feeding 5,000 people they do what they have to do. Yeh, mess is all right." 10. Various of people eating in the mess STORYLINE: It's always said that an army marches on its stomach and, of course, that's also how the navy sails. On the huge aircraft carrier the U-S-S Carl Vinson, feeding 5-thousand sailors is a daily challenge. The challenge for the catering crew is to provide plenty of quantity and variety, even if the ship is at sea for weeks on end. The USS Carl Vinson, which is launching bombing raids on Afghanistan from the northern Arabian Sea, has seven galleys ranging from the exclusive admiral's mess to the two huge eating areas for the enlisted men and women. You name it, they've probably got it: from machines dispensing root beer and pink lemonade all the way to an expensive cappuccino maker. The 140 cooks on board will fry up a hamburger, veggie burger or a grilled cheese sandwich. Then there are taco bars, salad bars, a pasta bar, bagels, and hot dogs. Many items are available round the clock. The crew gets four meals a day: breakfast, lunch, dinner and a late-night offering called "mid rats." That's short for 'midnight rations' and has nothing to do with the ingredients. The immense freezer can hold 120 truckloads of food. Its supplies include boxes of lobster tail and steak for a special dinner to celebrate the Navy's birthday, 226 years ago. The specialist mess chef, Moises, whose full name cannot be used under military ground rules, says all but a few seem happy with the results. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/591426718eb54c382916ee806dda193a Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Oliver Tambo Comes Home But Fails To Shift ANC On Sanctions,  ANC conference, Mandela's Celebrate Ne
 
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(1 Jan 1991) W047057 G17129003 POOL 13 December 1990 JOHANNESBURG (Oliver Tambo comes home but fails to shift ANC on sanctions) ANC President, Oliver Tambo, embracing Communist Party leader, Joe Slovo Tambo greeting other colleagues CU ANC Information Secretary, Thabo Mbeki Tambo receives scarf in ANC colours from young boy CU Nelson Mandela standing beside Tambo Mandela and Tambo approach balcony police at airport PAN to Tambo waving to crowd from balcony MS Tambo with hands raised: W047057 G17129003 APTN 14 December 1990 SOWETO Interiors ANC conference people on platform singing and clapping Mandela and Tambo standing on platform delegates stand and sing anthem Tambo sot: "The struggle must be intensified on all fronts." applause GV platform Tambo sot: "If peaceful negotiations will result in a united, non-racial democratic and non-sexist South Africa, we are not only willing but ready to enter into such negotiations." W085859 G07019104 APTN 1 January 1991 SOWETO (Mandela's celebrate new year at Soweto home) ANC Vice-President, Nelson Mandela, and wife, Winnie, with guests GVs New Year celebrations Winnie popping and pouring champagne dancing guests champagne toast CU Mandela saying he is enjoying his first free new year in many years You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d91c0e2b90394529cc4ecbfbb1d96374 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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South Africa - Mandela Birthday Celebration
 
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T/I: 11:12:12 American pop singer Michael Jackson, on his first visit to South Africa, on Thursday (18/7) attended the birthday celebrations of President Nelson Mandela and laid a wreath at a memorial in the black township of Soweto. SHOWS: JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 18 JULY 1996 WS of plane on runway; WS of crowds cheering: MS of Michael Jackson coming off plane waving; MS of men with Jackson banners and signs; MS of Jackson waving coming down plane stairs; MS of Jackson in crowd; WS of crowds waving; CU of Jackson in crowd signing autographs; WS of crowd MS of Nelson Mandela's house exterior; MS of people in house greeting Jackson; CU of cake PAN to Jackson arriving in house clapping; MS Nelson Mandela meeting Jackson, shaking hands, people singing happy birthday; MS of Jackson and Mandela enjoying birthday festivities; MS of people singing he's a jolly good fellow and clapping; CU of Mandela and Jackson; WS of arbor; MS of guards; MS of Jackson walking through crowd with big umbrella; MS of crowds waving; MS of Jackson signs; MS of Jackson carrying wreath: CU of children watching Jackson; MS of Jackson with childre, holding boy; MS of Jackson kissing little boy WS Jackson walking through crowd; 3.36 NNNN You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/53f368f7ac2e3b2448b20421f915a010 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK QUEEN HOSTS JUBILEE LUNCH FOR SOVEREIGN MONARCHS
 
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(18 May 2012) Britain has come under criticism for inviting the king of Bahrain, whose Gulf state has been engaged in a brutal crackdown on political dissent, to a lunch on Friday celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. The lunch in Windsor Castle was the largest gathering of foreign royals in Britain since Queen Elizabeth II's grandson, Prince William, was married to Kate Middleton last year. Then, as now, the decision to extend an invitation to members of the Bahraini royal family has angered whose who are upset by the deadly violence deployed against demonstrators since protests erupted in the Gulf state. Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa eventually skipped the royal wedding, saying he didn't want the controversy to tarnish the couple's happy day. But on Friday Buckingham Palace confirmed that his father, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, attended the queen's lunch, along with some 45 other royal guests from around the world. The Foreign Office, which advised Buckingham Palace on the invitations, said that Britain's ties to Bahrain allowed UK officials to talk frankly with the strategic island nation's rulers about "a range of issues including those where we have concerns." Al Khalifa wasn't the only controversial guest dining at Windsor Castle. Swaziland's King Mswati III, who is accused of living in luxury while his people go hungry, also attended the lunch. Other guests included Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands; Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan; the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammed bin Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz al Saud. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry also attended the lunch. The Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of Elizabeth's reign as Britain's monarch. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/cb51ef8230e8f3ab8cfbe66bd6eb85f3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Insights into Princess Diana’s life behind closed palace doors from her former bodyguard Ken Wharfe.
 
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(3 Aug 2017) INSIGHTS INTO PRINCESS DIANA'S LIFE BEHIND CLOSED PALACE DOORS FROM HER FORMER BODYGUARD KEN WHARFE Former royal bodyguard Ken Wharfe says his time working for the late Princess Diana was an enjoyable, if sometimes challenging role. Wharfe worked for the Princess between 1986 and 1994. Speaking fondly of the princess, he recalls how she would sometimes slip away from his protection. "It was a challenge, yeah, we had the slip occasionally, it wasn't deliberate, maybe sometimes it was, maybe in a fit of pique, maybe she did get fed up with me or maybe had a point to make, but that's part and parcel of the job which I enjoyed," he says. "I was very lucky to travel with her for eight years around the world in some extraordinary places, but that's one thing. What admired me more about Diana wasn't that, was the way that she seriously attracted herself to those that really wanted her to do something and she did come back to the office and did make something work and was genuinely interested, this wasn't a job of work just to tick the box, oh I've been to that charity, she made things work, made people feel special." Wharfe is a contributor to documentary, "Diana: In Her Own Words," providing commentary on recordings of the late Princess made by voice coach Peter Settelen at Diana's Kensington Palace residence in 1992 and 1993, just after Diana and Charles separated. The tapes were made to help Diana practice public speaking as she struck out on her own, and feature the late princess candidly discussing her personal life, commenting on their sex life, her fury at her husband's mistress and her love for another man. Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, in 1981 and the couple had two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. They separated in 1992 and divorced in 1996, the year before Diana died in a car crash in Paris, aged 36. Charles married his longtime paramour Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005. In the recordings, Diana also describes confronting her husband and Parker Bowles at a party - a moment Wharfe says marked "the real beginning of the end" of the royal marriage. "She realized there was no chance of reconciliation," he said. "There was only one direction, and that was divorce." "This was the occasion of Camilla's sister's birthday and she and the Prince of Wales went to this party, which to me was slightly surprising, because Diana must have known this was going to be a difficult one, knowing that Camilla would be there, but that wasn't for me to say, I did my bit," he recalls. "We eventually confronted Charles and Camilla, who were sat on a sofa talking somewhere else in the house. Diana, remarkably calm, said to Camilla, 'Look, don't treat me like an idiot, I know what's going on' and at that point, Camilla said something really strange, which I said in the film, never really understood it, she said 'It's ok for you, you've got two wonderful boys'. Now I knew at this particular point, any chance of any reconciliation here was seriously out of the question and as I say in the film, this was then the real beginning of the end." Wharfe - who has a new book coming out on his time with the princess - says the documentary is a valuable reminder of Diana's role in "the reshaping of the monarchy." Her death unleashed a public outpouring of grief in Britain and around the world. The royal family, whose stoic reserve suddenly seemed out of touch, has since softened its stiff upper lip. William and Harry both campaign for more open discussion of mental health, and have spoken of their own struggles after their mother's death. "They are picking up exactly where their mother left off," Wharfe said You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3d9dbd56aaf3f80c03aab18bbcc78514 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK - Royal Wedding
 
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Prince Charles and his estranged wife Princess Diana on Thursday (14/7) arrived separately at the wedding of the Queen's neice, Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones to artist Daniel Chatto, 37, at a small 17th-century church in London's City financial district. Lady Armstrong-Jones wore a long, white silk gown designed by British designer Jasper Conran with fashionable Manolo Blahnik shoes and carried a bouquet of old English roses. SHOWS: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 14/7 queen elizabeth II shaking hand with church official princess diana arriving wearing a navy blue dress coat and matching hat prince charles arriving crowd waiting for royal guests friends of the couple arriving the bride, lady sarah armstrong-jones arriving in silk gown, and going into church the happy couple (Lady Sarah and artist Daniel Chatto) posing for photographers outside the church couple getting into a rolls royce ends: 1.22 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3336710315d88a31dcc176bd8b311e90 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Taraji P Henson talks about her engagement and how she met her fiance as Terrence Howard and Jussie
 
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(15 May 2018) TARAJI P. HENSON: IT WAS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT WITH FIANCE KELVIN HAYDEN Taraji P. Henson was all smiles Monday (14 MAY 2018) on the red carpet, basking in the glow of her recent engagement. The "Empire" star got engaged to former NFL cornerback Kelvin Hayden on Mother's Day. "I knew he was gonna pop the question because he all but told me himself. I just didn't know when. That surprised me. He just did it," said Henson, as she attended an annual event in New York where Fox promotes its new TV lineup to advertisers. The actress said she was introduced to Hayden by her makeup artist three years ago -- and it was love at first sight. "She was like, 'You need to go out. You need to meet somebody. You're too fly. You're too amazing.' I was like, 'I don't know.' She's like, 'You're not gonna meet him at home. You need to go out.'" The makeup artist arranged a party full of eligible bachelors for Henson to mingle with. "I remember I was like, 'You better show me the pictures of some of these guys because I don't want to embarrass you and I feel weird doing this anyway but I'm gonna do it," she recalled. "She kept showing me his picture and it was like a close-up and I remember I zoomed into his eyes and I was like, I felt a spark. And I was like, 'Wow, something about his eyes are so gentle.' And you know how they say you can fall in love at first sight from a picture? That's exactly what happened so when we got to the actual event, I met everybody, I shook all the other guy's hands and I literally was looking for him and when he walked up to where I was it was like people parted like the red sea, a light came on, I heard angels and he reached out to shake my hand and we danced and we talked and we were hanging out every day since," she laughed. Henson says her "Empire" co-stars are thrilled with the news. "Jussie came down to my room and screamed and did backflips. Terrence said some amazing things about my fiance today in interviews because he's known him since we started dating and he's just happy. They're all really happy for me," she said. Howard says Hayden must be special for Henson to choose to be with him. "Watching so many people try and court her and the integrity that she showed. She's always had a motto. I've never known any person that she's worked with that's ever been able to go on a date with her, you know, she's that secure about maintaining her integrity so for her to let Kelvin in I'm like, wow. That's a big move. That's a big move right there for her." Fox and other broadcast networks are presenting their new schedules to advertisers in New York this week. Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/102011028589719587178/+APArchive​ Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c8e7d95c80c423eb4ae8ce0cb720ca96
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Mandela sees grandson reclaim family's traditional leadership role
 
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1. Wide of Mvezo 2. Close-up of sign: The Kingdom of Abathembu 3. Various of arrivals 4. Former South African President Nelson Mandela sitting on chair with two other men 5. Close-up of Nelson Mandela 6. Various of arrivals entering tent 7. Wide of Nelson Mandela's helicopter landing 8. Nelson Mandela's car pulling up to front of tent 9. Mandela exiting car 10. Mandela entering tent 11. Wide of people sitting in tent 12. SOUNDBITE: (Xhosa) Nelson Mandela, Former South African President: "Because I am still alive today so that I can be able to rest in peace because my grandson has taken chieftaincy and rules here at Mvezo. That will make me sleep forever being a happy man in my grave knowing that Mandla has taken this chieftaincy that I was supposed to have taken. This young man has always been of help to me and in my life." 13. Various of animal skins on floor 14. Close-up of Mandla Mandela, tilt down to his feet 15. Mid-shot of Mandla Mandela 16. Mid-shot of King Goodwill Zwelithini's daughter 17. Mandla Mandela being anointed by local priests and chiefs 18. Close-up of Nelson Mandela nodding STORYLINE: Former South African President Nelson Mandela beamed on Monday as he watched his grandson reclaim a traditional leadership post that Mandela had renounced decades ago to become a lawyer and dedicate his life to fighting apartheid. Mandla Mandela, 32, was draped in a lion skin, the symbol of royalty, and officially installed as head of the Mvezo Traditional Council by the king of the AbaThembu, Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo, one of six kings of the Xhosa people. The ceremony took place in front of hundreds of well wishers, including tribal royalty from across the country, most of them clad in brightly coloured traditional dress and beaded headdresses. It was the first time in nearly 70 years that a member of Mandela's family from the Madiba clan took up the mantle of traditional leadership. Dressed in a black and white animal print shirt, he walked with difficulty up the stairs but otherwise looked in good health and in radiant spirits as he delivered a short speech in Xhosa in a firm voice. "That will make me sleep forever being a happy man in my grave knowing that Mandla has taken this chieftaincy that I was supposed to have taken," said Nelson Mandela. Mandla Mandela's father Makgatho, Nelson Mandela's last surviving son, died in 2005 of AIDS-related complications. His mother, Rayne Mandela-Perry, said her late husband would have been proud to see his son carry on the family legacy. Mandla Mandela, who graduated from Rhodes University's political science program last week, now has the power to decide disputes and try certain criminal and civil cases. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/ad494e1c5bd71f81f1fcee4d5a20c2d9 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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South Africa-Mandela and Nyerere news conference
 
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T/I 10:19:00 South Africa is willing to assist a peacekeeping force in eastern Zaire once leaders in the Great Lakes region agree on what they want, President Nelson Mandela said on Saturday (9/11). Mandela was speaking to reporters after being briefed on the situation in eastern Zaire by former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere, who has taken on the role of central African peace-broker. SHOWS: JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 09/11 WS house; WS South African President Nelson Mandela and former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere address news conference SOT Mandela: "We do understand the important role which South Africa is likely to play in an initiative of this nature and we want to be part of Africa not only geographically and politically but as part of our commitment and I am waiting for specific information from my leader here and as soon as we get it we'll be able to announce it here"'; C/A press; SOT Nyerere: "The whole of this exercise is an African exercise, this is an African problem. Obviously we don't have all the means otherwise we would not go outside Africa. We don't have all the means but nevertheless it is an African problem and clearly though the countries of the regions are the ones who have met for this problem, we can't envisage an African force seeking assistance from the outside world, we can't envisage a force that does not have South Africa"'; C/A press; SOT Mandela: "The supply of arms to Rwanda was influenced by humanitarian considerations that people who were unarmed are going to be victims of that party outside the border which is being trained and prepared to go back and commit those massacres. It is in that light that we took the decision to arm Rwanda with the consutation of the leaders in that region"; C/A press; Mandela and Nyerere walk back to house; Runs 2.14 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1f5525b54009664d056c81ebd1e079ad Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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PAKISTAN: PRINCESS DIANA ARRIVES TO RAISE MONEY FOR CANCER HOSPITAL
 
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English/Nat Britain's Princess Diana flew into Pakistan on Thursday to raise money for a cancer hospital, only to find herself accused of flirting and smack in the middle of a political scandal. The ex-wife of Prince Charles is in the eastern Punjab city of Lahore as the guest of cricket star turned politician Imran Khan and his wife Jemima. Diana stepped from the private Boeing 757 of billionaire financier Sir James Goldsmith with his daughter, Jemima and her six-month-old son Sulaiman. The former wife of Britain's Prince Charles was greeted by former Pakistan cricket captain, Imran Khan. Wearing a powder-blue shalwar kameez -- the traditional dress in Pakistan -- Diana looked cool despite the intense heat. Khan's wife Jemima seemed happy to allow her friend to remain in the spotlight of the world's press. Diana, who is the guest of the Khan's, is on a mission to help raise 27 (m) million dollars for her host's cancer hospital. It is her second fund-raising visit in as many years. That controversial visit led to critics at the time accusing her of trying to boost Khan's political career. His Justice Movement failed to win a single seat in national elections in February. But Diana's last visit remains controversial, with a Lahore socialite accusing her of having flirting with a waiter in Lahore in 1996. In Islamic Pakistan, where sex outside marriage is a criminal offence and many women do not venture outside the home without a veil, flirting is considered scandalous. Unperturbed by the accusations, which were making headline news in the local press, Diana toured Khan's Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre shortly after her arrival on Thursday. Khan, who led Pakistan's team to victory in the World Cup in 1992, set up the hospital in 1994 in memory of his mother, who died of cancer. He believes Diana's high-profile visit will have the donations flooding in. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Her (Diana) coming here and launching this fund mean we have a chance of collecting our 25 (m) million dollars. It gives us public-relationing, profile, we were able to because of her, invite the top donors in this country which we wouldn't have got normally." Q: How vital is it for you to get that money? A: "It is vital because it is very difficult to constantly keep raising money, eighty percent of patients are treated free. No government help and a hospital of this calibre an expense, especially a cancer hospital, we need an endowment fund otherwise we just cannot sustain this effort." Q: Bearing in mind what happened last year, have you been worried about her security and safety? A: Not at all, last year, I don't expect it to be the rule, and secondly the government has given her a complete state protocol, she is a state guest, OK." SUPER CAPTION: Imran Khan, founder of hospital, politician Diana will host a tea for hospital staff and top Punjab officials on Friday before returning to Britain on Saturday. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3d7b85d1bbe8c67f8b0e1e32ffe1a6f3 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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PHILIPPINES: IMELDA MARCOS SENATE HEARING
 
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Tagalog/Eng/Nat Philippine senators have grilled the widow of dictator Ferdinand Marcos on her claims that her husband owned much of the Philippines, In a hearing broadcast on nationwide television, she dodged most of the questions, invoking privilege. The government has put claims on about 570 (m) million U-S dollars in Swiss deposits, now held in an account in a Philippine bank. The Swiss accounts are also being claimed by nine thousand five hundred Filipinos who won a class action suit for human rights violations against the Marcos estate and were awarded 2 (b) billion U-S dollars in damages. Draped in pearls and gold jewellery, the sixty-nine year-old who became famous for her massive shoe collection said her husband was not a thief instead that he had amassed his fortune through gold trading. The senate hearing was broadcast live by a cable television company, allowing many Filipinos to see for the first time Mrs. Marcos being questioned about her family's wealth. Marcos and her lawyers are reportedly planning to sue to recover at least 500 billion pesos (12.65 (b) billion U-S dollars) in equity in more than 100 top Philippine corporations allegedly entrusted by Marcos to his associates, who now refuse to return them to Marcos' heirs. In the hearing, Marcos said she agreed to appear in the senate to seek the lawmakers' help in recovering her husband's assets. She suggested the late president had wanted these turned over to the government for the benefit of all Filipinos. SOUNDBITE: (English) "But the most urgent reason I was looking forward to coming to this hearing of the Philippines Senate is to seek your help, honourable Senators, to help me implement the last will and testament of the late President Marcos, to enlist assets in the hands of trustees, to implement the Marcos Humanitarian Foundation, so that we can help the country in our economic crisis and help the Filipino people in their agony and suffering" SUPER CAPTION: Imelda Marcos, former First Lady of the Philippines One of the country's leading newspapers early this month ran a series of articles in which Marcos was quoted as having said her family owns much of the Philippines. Senator Aquilino Pimentel, a former southern Philippine city mayor jailed by Marcos, asked whether it was true that she had given the interview. She denied giving interviews and refused to identify the corporations and assets or the trustees used by her husband as fronts. Senator Pimentel said that among the names she mentioned in the interview was the name of Lucie Otan. But Imelda Marcos remained tight lipped. SOUNDBITE: "Again I would like to revoke my right to remain silent" Question: We are only interested what is the first name of this David that you mentioned? "I think I better obey the orders of my council to invoke my right to remain silent, because of the many cases that I have in Sandigen Buyen (unclear) and elsewhere. Question: What about Eduardo Cuanco? The same right, your honour" SUPER CAPTION: Imelda Marcos, former First lady of the Philippines Marcos was ousted in a popular revolt in 1986 and died in exile in Hawaii three years later. He had denied any wrongdoing. The government has accused the Marcoses of illegally enriching themselves during his 20-year rule. Marcos said she was aware of her husband's huge wealth. SOUNDBITE: (English) "I knew that he was pretty rich. That was why I was telling him why are you in politics with all this wealth that you have. Early on - almost on day one - I knew he had more money than people thought...than I expected he had" SUPER CAPTION: Imelda Marcos, former First lady of the Philippines You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f03e11a59bad32b4f73d9d6c0604c405 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Monks seek peace in ancient Judean Desert monastry
 
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(19 Feb 2012) AP Television Jericho, West Bank - 16 January 2012 1. Wide moving shot of cable car approaching Mount of Temptation Monastery (shot taken from cable car) 2. Wide of cable car passing over Jericho (shot taken from cable car) 3. Wide moving shot of cable car approaching Mount of Temptation Monastery (shot taken from cable car) 4. Mid of natural caves around Mount of Temptation AP Television Wadi Qelt, West Bank - 16 January 2012 5. Tilt-up from Wadi Qelt's water source to St George Monastery 6. Wide of natural cave and ladders used by hermits to climb up inside 7. Mid of monk on balcony looking at St George Monastery 8. Various of pilgrims on their way to St George monastery 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Elisa Moed, Travel advisor : "This is where John the Baptist resided. He was a hermit, and part of really experiencing the footsteps and really understanding the roots of Christianity is to come here and to take a look at the wilderness and the landscape and try to understand the lifestyle of John the Baptist. Elijah also spent his time in the Judean wilderness, Jesus spent time in the Judean wilderness. So, yes, it's a very important and very integral part of coming to the Holy Land and experiencing the Holy Land is to come into this wilderness." 10. Tilt up from gorge to monastery AP Television Jericho, West Bank - 16 January 2012 11. Walking shot of Father Gerassimos inside Mount of Temptation monastery 12. Various of Father Gerassimos washing Greek flag, speaking to Father Galactio (not in the shot) 13. Father Galactio inside cell inhabited by ancient hermits 14. SOUNDBITE (English) Father Galactio, Greek-Orthodox monk : "Father Gerassimos now live(s) alone thirty years, thirty years. Coming here, sometime live together, other monks, but don't stay, leaving." 15. Wide of Father Gerassimos walking down stairs of Mount of Temptation church, speaking to Father Galactio 16. Tracking shot of Father Gerassimos walking inside Mount of Temptation monastery 17. Mid of cell with objects found inside Mount of Temptation, tilt down 18. Tracking shot of Father Gerassimos entering kitchen 19. Wide of ancient construction near Mount of Temptation monastery AP Television Wadi Qelt, West Bank - 16 January 2012 20. Pan right of St George monastery church bells 21. Mid of monk reading religious book inside St George monastery 22. Various of body of Romanian monk on display inside glass case at monastery 23. Wide of archaeologists Benny Arubas and Yoram Tsafrir 24. Various of caves scattered around St George monastery 25. SOUNDBITE (English) Benny Arubas, Archaeologist, Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "We documented here a series of hermit cells. This is what you see here, the remains of those caves and built cells. They are all along these cliffs. We just came into the boundaries of this 'laura', which is a type of monastery." 26. Various of caves scattered around St George monastery 27. SOUNDBITE (English) Yoram Tsafrir, Retired archaeologist : "From time to time we hear or know about few monks - I mean, single ones - that practice a full ascetic life; they are being hermits, real hermits. For how long, I don't know, but I guess they try. This is the idea, this is the ideal, but it is very, very hard to reach that point of hermitage." 28. Wide of Judean Desert mountains LEADIN A handful of monks still live in splendid isolation seeking peace and solitude in monasteries hewn from rock in the Judean Desert. Monks have lived in the area for thousands of years, and to this day pilgrims travel there. STORYLINE: With cliffs plunging down hundreds of metres (feet) and arid rocky outcrops reaching for the sky, the Judean Desert is a place of eerie, empty beauty. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/7ad56d5a0999316ba728494a72b2c5ad Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Migrant family tries to cross into US illegally
 
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(10 Dec 2018) Footage from the border between Mexico and the US shows migrants being detained by US Customs and Border Patrol officers immediately upon crossing the border fence dividing the two countries. One US Customs and Border Patrol officer is seen warning a journalist to not assist migrants "in any way," adding that doing so can lead to "charges of misdemenour or a felony." Thousands of migrants are currently living in crowded tents in Tijuana after a grueling journey through Mexico in the search for a better life. Tired of the long wait to apply for asylum in the US and exhausted from the temporary conditions on the Mexican side, some migrants have resorted to crossing the border illegally. Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_Archive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/APArchives Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/102011028589719587178/+APArchive​ Tumblr: https://aparchives.tumblr.com/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/59ffce2680cc29d6a036909b7605e8ba
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Japanese author Haruki Murakami receives book award
 
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(15 Feb 2009) 1. Israeli President Shimon Peres and Japanese author Haruki Murakami entering conference hall 2. Murakami sitting in hall, to his right Peres and next to him Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat 3. Low angle shot of Murakami and Peres 4. Mid of Murakami, pull out wide of hall as announcer introduces him and crowd applauds 5. Murakami and Peres 6. Wide of audience in hall 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem: "For his important message of tolerance, humanism and understanding and his continued literary achievements, I am proud to award Haruki Murakami the 2009 Jerusalem prize." 8. Murakami walking onto stage 9. Cutaway of photographers 10. Murakami receiving award, shaking hands with Barkat UPSOUND: applause 11. Crowd applauding 12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Haruki Murakami, Novelist and winner of 2009 Jerusalem prize: "After receiving notice of this award I asked myself whether travelling to Israel at a time like this and accepting a literary prize is a proper thing to do and whether this creates the impression I supported one side in the conflict and that I endorse the policies of a nation that chose to unleash it's overwhelming military power. Neither of course do I see my books subjected to a boycott. Finally however, after careful consideration, I made up my mind to come here. One reason for my decision is that all too many people advised me not to do it, like many other novelists I tend to do the exact opposite of what I am told, yeah..." (crowd clapping) 13. Cutaway wide of Murakami at the podium 14. SOUNDBITE (English) Haruki Murakami, Novelist and winner of 2009 Jerusalem prize: "I choose to come here rather than stay away. I chose to see for myself rather than not to see. I chose to speak to you rather than to say nothing. So please do allow me to deliver a message, one very personal message. It is something I keep in my mind, always keep in my mind while I am writing fiction. I have never gone so far as to write it on a piece of paper and paste it to the wall, rather it is carved into the wall of my mind. It goes something like this - between high solid wall and an egg (that) breaks against it I will always stand on the side of the egg. No matter how right the wall may be, how wrong the egg I will be standing with the egg." 15. Pan from Murakami at podium to crowd cheering 16. Murakami surrounded by fans and signing autographs 17. Close-up of autograph with pull out to show two fans holding up a Murakami novel 18. Murakami leaving, surrounded by cameramen and fans STORYLINE Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami was in Jerusalem on Sunday, to receive a prestigious award, despite threats by readers in his native Japan that they would boycott his books should he visit Israel. In remarks he made after he received the 2009 Jerusalem prize, Murakami said he had been "advised" not to visit Israel after its ferocious assault on the Gaza Strip. But he said he ignored the warning. "Like many other novelists I tend to do the exact opposite of what I'm told," he said, to raucous applause. On a more serious note the novelist added, "I chose to see for myself rather than not to see." He had thought long and hard about his decision, he told the audience, which included Israeli President Shimon Peres. "I asked myself whether travelling to Israel at a time like this and accepting a literary prize is a proper thing to do and whether this creates the impression I supported one side in the conflict and that I endorse the policies of a nation that chose to unleash it's overwhelming military power." Murakami had said in an earlier interview with Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot that his main criticism of the Israeli offensive in Gaza was over the vast difference in size between the two sides. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/f3ae51252f6d4e4d8e79b85b2ab15718 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SYND 19 11 77 EGYPT'S PRESIDENT SADAT ARRIVES AND IS GREETED
 
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(19 Nov 1977) The historic arrival in Israel of Egyptian leader President Anwar Sadat. He is met by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Golda Meir. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d556fc2b22f9d220af52ca1e6a1d3951 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Japan - Oldest twins live to see another birthday
 
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T/I: 11:02:09 Japan's oldest and most famous twins Kin-san and Gin-san turned 106 Saturday (01/08) and are in good health. The pair were given "Suzumushi" insects, treasured in Japan for their bell-like sound, as birthday presents. Kin Narita and Gin Kanie, who live in Nagoya and are known affectionately as Kin-san and Gin-san, received the two types of "Suzumushi" called Kin-suzu and Gin-suzu from a post office in the neighbouring city of Tsushima. They celebrated their birthday with family and friends. SHOWS: NAGOYA, JAPAN 01/08 MS entering hall in wheelchairs; MCU Kin Narita (left) and Gin Kanie (right) taking bow; sitting down in Nagoya event hall; cut away press; Cake arriving; Kin and Gin blow out candles on the cake; Pull out from orange juice; toasting; PAN dining tables; Letter of congratulations being presented to them from an official of the Coorporate Body of Japan Walk Association; VS dinner; twins eating; reporter being given food; [what is the way to live long?]: Kin saying there isn't any way to live long - the best way is to eat well, sleep well and play well; Gin saying isn't this cute Flowers being presented to twins; photo-op with the 50 yr old Kin-Gin twins; CU Kin with great-grandson 7 months old - Hiroto Narita; VS singing coal mining song; cut away press; 2.48 You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/6bd1444598840658c2f79dfb47be586e Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SYND 31 1 68 OJUKWU INTERVIEW
 
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(29 Jan 1968) Interview with Liuetenant Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, leader of Republic of Biafra. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b8fbcb7ba327ecb13643c242ac843dc6 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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USA: GRADUATION CEREMONY AT COLUMBINE HIGH - LATEST
 
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English/Nat Tears, hugs, of happy people posing for pictures, to mark a significant day. Those were the scenes at the end of today's graduation ceremony for Columbine High School in Colorado. The ceremony was heavily colored by the shootings a month ago that killed 15 people, including two student gunmen who were seniors. There was no mention of the gunmen, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. But there was a moment of silence, and several speakers told of how the tragedy has changed their lives forever. On a warm, sunny day the seniors of Columbine, wearing blue-and-silver gowns, walked single file into the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre area. The crowd of loved ones were there to cheer them on. The seniors were prohibited from wearing blue-and-silver ribbons on their gowns, which have been adopted as a symbol honoring the Columbine victims. With the snowcapped Rockies as a backdrop, more than 400 seniors took their positions for the graduation ceremony. They listened to speeches, watched plaques and diplomas distributed and heard traditional music. The ceremony was heavily coloured by the shootings a month ago that killed 15 people, including two gunmen who were seniors. There was no mention of the gunmen - Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Several speakers told how the tragedy had changed their lives forever. SOUNDBITE: (English) \"I'm beginning to see what my personal window must reflect in order to fit into the larger window. I must live life with a concentrated purpose and a dedication to each moment. I must remember our friends who lost their lives, especially my friend, Kassy Bernard and as I wish that I had more time and more opportunity to tell her what shew meant to me, I must recognize what I have learnt, to love deeply and to appreciate every word and every gesture of every person I love or will love.\" SUPER CAPTION: Sarah Martin/Graduating Student Miss Townsend and Isaiah Shoels, both top students, were among 13 students and a teacher killed when seniors Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold scattered gunfire and bombs at Columbine before committing suicide. Shoels' family did not appear at the ceremony. SOUNDBITE: (English) \"Each of us will carry the spirit of Isaiah Shoels, Lauren Townsend and (teacher) Dave Sanders into the future.\" SUPER CAPTION: Frank DeAngelis, Principal The crowd of parents, friends and family members held a moment of silence in the memory of those who were killed in the tragedy. SOUNDBITE: (English) \"Let us honor their memory by holding a moment of silence.\" SUPER CAPTION: Frank DeAngelis, Principal The crowd rose to their feet and cheered when three of Miss Townsend's siblings accepted her diploma. Several students who were wounded in the April 20 attack drew cheers, air horn blasts and applause as they walked or were taken in wheelchairs across the stage to collect their diplomas. Two students sang the song they'd composed for the mass memorial after the shootings. One of the lyrics says \"Columbine there's hope for you\". The traditional ceremony, a mixture of the joy of achievement and the sorrow for lives lost, ended as the 437 graduates formed a semi-circle and tossed their blue mortar boards in the air. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2146d590522c083109a35a41edb9f37c Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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IRAQ: MILITARY PARADE
 
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Natural Sound XFA Saddam Hussein oversaw an impromptu parade of Iraqi tanks, warplanes and missiles in Baghdad on Sunday. The spectacle was seen as a show of support for the Palestinian uprising against Israel. The ceremony was billed as "The Call of Jerusalem Day" and featured a truck bearing a statue resembling Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, the focus of an emotional dispute between Israel and the Palestinians. Iraq normally celebrates Army Day on January 6, and it was unclear whether another parade would be held on that day. Saddam signalled the start of the procession by firing two rifle shots from the presidential box, which was positioned opposite a new statue of himself. Iraqi warplanes, helicopters, bombers, missiles and tanks were exhibited in the parade which took place in Baghdad's Grand Celebrations Ground. All of the missiles in the parade had a 90-mile range, and are thus permitted under U-N Security Council resolutions passed after the 1991 Gulf War. Thousands of troops participated, including the elite Republican Guards and the paramilitary force known as Saddam's Fedayeen. The ceremony's billing as "The Call of Jerusalem Day" is reminiscent of Iraq's name for the day its forces entered Kuwait in August 1990. They called that "The Call Day" to indicate its forces were responding to a call from Kuwaitis for liberation. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c5b9c488288baa45591a0efeb0c22fd9 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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William, Kate, George and Charlotte spend Christmas with the Middletons
 
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(25 Dec 2016) WILLIAM AND KATE SPEND CHRISTMAS WITH THE MIDDLETON FAMILY The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a Christmas Day church service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire on Sunday (25 DEC.). The royal couple is celebrating Christmas with the Middleton family in nearby Bucklebury, instead of with the Queen at Sandringham. They arrived at the church with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Kate's mother and father - Carole and Michael Middleton - sister Pippa, and brother James also attended the service. A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England. It is extremely rare for Elizabeth to miss the service, which is a cornerstone of the royal family's Christmas celebrations and brings the monarch into contact with local residents who gather outside for a glimpse of her. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/987aa7eae87b28170a843fb03d6cec1f Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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New look high tech US $100 bill rolls off the presses
 
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A glitzier, high-tech version of America's 100 dollar bill, a currency note that often conjures images of financial status, is rolling off the presses and will be headed for wallets soon. Despite years of production-related delays, the updated 100 US dollar bill has undergone a major makeover that includes a colour-changing ink well, 3-D security ribbon, and more texture on Benjamin Franklin's collar. The new, more expensive C-note is scheduled to enter circulation on Oct. 8 and also has a higher calling: It aims to fight back against counterfeiters by using better printers and technology. The modifications will help people check for fake banknotes without going to a bank or using a blacklight, said Michael Lambert, a deputy associate director at the Federal Reserve. "The 3D security ribbon is actually I think a very cool and interesting feature, because it actually draws the public's interest to the banknote so that they can be looking more carefully to protect themselves from any potential counterfeiting." The new bill still bears the image of Franklin, one of America's Founding Fathers. But it adds part of the Declaration of Independence, written in script from Franklin's left shoulder to the right edge of the bill. A quill and an ink well are printed behind the text, and a blue ribbon goes down near the centre of the bill. The ink in the well changes colours from copper to green when the bill is turned. "You'll see the bell switching from copper to green so it gives the illusion that the bell is disappearing within the inkwell," said Lambert. A watermark of Franklin also appears on the right side of the bill when it's held up to light. The Federal Reserve said in its latest currency budget that it would order 2.5 (b) billion new 100 dollar bills this year. Lambert estimated each new bill costs about 4 cents more to print than the old one, totalling an additional 100 (m) million US dollars in costs this year. The Fed also budgeted about 9.5 (m) million US dollars this year for its education programme, which includes global outreach efforts about the new note. The government has redesigned the 5, 10, 20 and 50 dollar bills during the last decade to add security features. The 1 dollar remains the only bill not to get a makeover. At a federal facility in Fort Worth, 32-bill sheets of money paper are printed, stamped with serial numbers and sliced into individual notes. The notes are sorted into piles 100 deep, banded together and eventually stacked into 4,000-note bricks worth 400-thousand US dollars. Those bricks will be shipped to Federal Reserve banks across the United States for distribution. A multi-step printing process leaves the bills with their distinctive colours and texture. The process takes place under tight security inside a secluded facility several miles north of downtown Fort Worth. Several checkpoints stand between the facility's gated entrance and the printing floor, where dozens of overhead security cameras watch the process. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/08b8ea3a6ee77f0c46f007991b1a12b5 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Evicted white farmer returns to his  farm in Zimbabwe
 
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(22 Dec 2017) A white commercial farmer, who was evicted from his farm in Manicaland province in Zimbabwe, returned to the area on Thursday after local community members said they wanted him back. Robert Smart and his family were welcomed back at their home after community members, local politicians and the country's new government intervened to reverse their forceful eviction by heavily armed Zimbabwean riot police back in June. The tobacco and maize grower was evicted from the estate near Rusape, about 200 kilometres (125 miles) east of Harare, to reportedly pave way for a top cleric, Trevor Manhanga, who had links with then president Robert Mugabe. The grabbing of Lesbury Farm came shortly after Mugabe told his supporters at a rally that all remaining white commercial farmers should be kicked off their properties to make way for the ruling Zanu-PF party's youth and his supporters who had no land. But, according to New Zimbabwe.com, president Mnangagwa's special adviser Chris Mutswangwa said on Tuesday that Smart and his son Darryn should not be disturbed in their farming activities. "These farmers are Zimbabweans and they belong to Manicaland province," Mutswangwa was quoted as saying, adding that the country now needed direct investments to boost the economy. Land is a contentious issue in Zimbabwe, where the government of former President Robert Mugabe, starting around 2000, initiated land seizures and evictions of farmers from the country's white minority, which relinquished power in 1980 after a guerrilla war by black nationalists. Mugabe said the often-violent reform program was meant to redistribute resources to poor blacks, but many prime farms instead ended up in the hands of ruling ZANU-PF party leaders, party loyalists, security chiefs, relatives and cronies. More recently, the situation was further complicated by rifts within the ruling party that led to the military intervention and the victory of president Emmerson Mnangagwa over a faction linked to Mugabe's wife Grace, who previously had presidential ambitions. Mnangagwa in his inauguration speech said farmers would be compensated for the seized land but said the program itself would not be reversed. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/9a293fee73b3dc9b653abb68d109e92b Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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UK: LONDON: NELSON MANDELA ADDRESSES PARLIAMENT
 
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(11 Jul 1996) English/Nat The British passion for Nelson Mandela continues unabated on the third day of his four- day state visit. Full British pomp and ceremony surrounded the South African President at the Palace of Westminster, where he addressed both Houses of Parliament. He then left to host a special lunch at the Dorchester for the Queen. The huge medieval Westminster Hall was packed with people wanting to pay homage to Nelson Mandela. Ministers, M-Ps and peers gathered to hear a rare double address to both Houses of Parliament. The double address is an honour reserved for leaders of nations with particularly important links with Britain. Mandela is a leader like no other, in an age of cynicism he's been hailed as a man of integrity, honesty and courage. The Speaker of the House of Commons, led him to the stage. Betty Boothroyd was a member of the Black Sash Movement of white women who took part years ago in anti-apartheid vigils outside the South African Embassy. But British politicians have not always seen Mandela as a hero. In 1987, John Major's predecessor, Margaret Thatcher described the A-N-C as a 'typical terrorist organisation'. Baroness Thatcher sat subdued in Westminster Hall, perhaps reflecting the extraordinary reversal of fortunes which has the former political prisoner returning as President of South Africa. In his address, Mandela spoke of the need to bring peace, unity and equality to Africa. SOUNDBITE: Join hands to build on what we have achieved together and help construct a humane African world, whose emergence will say a new universal order is born in which we are each our brother's an sister's keeper. SUPER CAPTION: Nelson Mandela, South African President When quizzed by reporters on Margaret Thatcher's attitude towards him nine years ago, he made it clear that bygones should be bygones. On this, the first state visit by a South African president to the U-K, Mandela has had nothing but praise for the royal family, the government and the people. President Mandela was escorted out of the hall to the sound of trumpeters and the Band of the Grenadier Guards. He left to host a lunch for the Queen at the Dorchester. Doorman at the luxury hotel were already rolling out the red carpet in preparation for her majesty and a number of other high-ranking guests. Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath had heard the Westminster address. He congratulated the President on his words. SOUNDBITE: A tremendous reception and a very good speech this morning. SUPER CAPTION: Sir Edward Heath Paddy Ashdown, leader of the Liberal Democrats, had been deeply touched. SOUNDBITE: The sight of that frail figure there and all that he's been through, and with all that history behind it. I think it was very emotional. SUPER CAPTION: Paddy Ashdown, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Also on her way to the lunch, Margaret Thatcher was less willing to talk. Mandela had refused to meet the former Prime Minister on a trip to London in 1990. Mandela arrived, having swapped his dark suit for one of his trademark bright shirts. He stopped to shake hands in the crowd before going in to meet the Queen. They chatted and smiled before finally entering the dining hall. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/5c09fe50059aa6b8dc18dab0f6fa20b8 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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