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14 Jun, 2019 22:03

The News with Rick Sanchez - June 14, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Journalists Chris Hedges and John Pilger unite for Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court on Friday. Top independent journalists from the world over flocked to UK to cover his trial. Rick Sanchez explains what’s at stake. We’ll also hear from acclaimed documentarian John Pilger. Then host of “On Contact” Chris Hedges joins live from London, UK to discuss the case against Assange.

Pakistan - world’s 6th largest country - to partner with Russia

Russia and Pakistan are actively developing military cooperation and hope to “deepen contacts.” Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized that Islamabad would prefer to “spend money on human development” but that continuing friction with India may necessitate the procurement of Russian weapons. RT’s Yulia Shapovalova reports for the News with Rick Sanchez.

Huawei sanctions to cost US tech firm $2 billion

US technology company Broadcom stands to lose $2 billion and face obsolescence due to the Trump administration’s ban on Chinese telecomm giant Huawei’s business. Huawei is a major buyer of Broadcom. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez with the details.