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this is g.w. news live from berlin tonight's what could very well be the u.k.'s final proposal britain's prime minister calls his plan fair but the european union says it's problematic with less than a month to go before the u.k. leaves the european union boris johnson is calling on the e.u. to compromise but he says he's prepared to let his country crash. the european union with the deal also coming up with democrats warning president truong to not obstruct their impeachment probe they're threatening to subpoena white house
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officials if they refused to turn over records related to that ukraine will submit were allegations of abuse of power and violent anti-government protests spreading across iraq a 2nd day of clashes leaves several dead and scores injured demonstrators are angry over corruption unemployment and banned public service. i'm off and it's good to have you with us with just under a month to go before britain is supposed to leave the european union prime minister boris johnson is telling brussels that his latest proposal is his last rights it proposal johnson and build the planet his conservative party's conference today in manchester england he's hoping that it will allow him to finally clinch
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a deal with the european union to allow an orderly exit but johnson's latest proposal has already received a cool reception in brussels. supporters waiting in line in manchester to get a glimpse of boris johnson it was the prime minister's 1st comprehensive speech since he took office and the high point of the conservative party conference what he had to say in the breaks of talks with the e.u. was hotly anticipated today in brussels we all taping i believe all constructive and reasonable proposals which provide a compromise for both sides top of johnson's list with the so-called irish backstop and the issue of how to prevent a hard border post break system between the republic of ireland and northern ireland the pritish government as opposed to the backstop in its present form johnson said under his proposal there would be few customs checks on goods moving between northern ireland and the republic of ireland britain's breaks it negotiates
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or delivered the proposals in person to brussels german reaction has been to say it will consider the proposals in detail 1st before commenting. events before she will take a close look at the suggestions i cannot say anything more about that today because we have agreed to evaluate the issue amongst ourselves 1st for us it's very important that the 27 member states are unified on this issue that we have trust in michel venue and we will continue to discuss the matter here boris johnson has made it clear that britain is expecting the e.u. to make concessions the ball is now in the e.u.'s court well they have used correspondent barbara basler she was at that conservative conference in manchester she sent us this assessment of boris johnson's brags that proposals. after weeks of dithering in just 4 weeks before the fix it date 1st johnson has made a proposal to the rio opinion that at 1st glance could be called reasonable place
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for compromise it is a 1st step to in agreement that might in the end prevent heartbreaks it the prime minister suggests that northern ireland stays aligned with european rules an agriculture and goods in order to keep the border to the republic open this is relatively close to what earlier brussels had suggested called the northern ireland backstop it may now come back under a different name however but just as plans fall short of what the e.u. and the irish government want there will have to be customs checks for instance and many other problems remain unsolved this new proposal from london however is a step in the right direction and a compromise over the brics agreement is at least becoming a possibility as now a glimmer of hope that a heart breaks it might after all be avoided that was barbara these are there
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reporting from manchester england in washington d.c. u.s. president trump has unleashed a 15 minute tirade against his political opponents it happened during a white house photo of session with the president of finland who was visiting washington truck was particularly scathing about house intelligence committee chairman adam schiff here's part of what trump said. adam schiff he's a lowlife he should be forced to resign and frankly they should look at him for treason because he is making up the words of the president of the united states not only words but the main thing and it's a disgrace it should not be allowed to happen. trump was referring to a statement in which shift paraphrased to the gist of a phone call between trump and ukraine's president in which democrats say trump abused his office in a separate news conference shift today said that the president's attacks do nothing to change the underlying facts of that phone call. for more now let's
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go to our washington bureau chief alexander phenomena she is standing by at the white house good evening to you alexandra so 2 days ago trump called for civil war or predicted that could happen today he called this impeachment inquiry a coup and he managed to insult nancy pelosi adam schiff the media as well as the whistleblower so it seems that we've got a president going from one outlandish comment to the next. well yes it was really a remarkable day here at the white house because the president's men are seemed to be very very combative as we could see during this trying to press conference when he was ranting and raving about the impeachment inquiry and he was attacking us reporters accusing us of being fake news and being corrupt and in particular he attacked one of my colleague jeff mason who just was trying to follow up on his
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question there was only one moment during this press conference where trump seems to have sort of joyful moment when he talked about shift the chairman of the house intelligence committee because it was revealed today that the democrats had learned about the whistle blower's concerns before this individual filed its complaint. or her complaint and for trump therefore it was clear that adam schiff helped write this complaint he made this accusation without having present it and the and the proof and adam schiff of course did knight this accusation yes that's exactly right the committee also saying that the whistleblower just was seeking guidance as this complaint was being here let's talk about the u.s. secretary of state mike pompei oh today for the 1st time he admitted that he was on
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that july 25th phone call between president trump and the ukrainian president. do we know alexander why did come forward a week ago and let the world know that he was on that phone call. well i don't have any other explanation as to say that if you believe that the phone call is perfect it's totally fine then why not admit it and secretary from pale questions about this phone call twice just talking about it's to complain that whistleblowers complain that he is and has not read so far that he doesn't really have any knowledge of so he was dodging this question and now we have to say he has become one of the major witnesses in the impeachment inquiry and i was in the let's talk a little bit about where public opinion is right now we want to show the viewers
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tweets that president trump sent out and in that tweet we can see a picture of the united states and it says try to impeach this most of the united states is read their meaning republican meaning that they voted for trouble. is public opinion changing or people are now starting to think that impeachment is the right thing to do. yes that it's true that public opinion seems to be changing according to the us poll and now for the very 1st time more votes say that they are in favor of impeachment proceedings more voters than voters who say that they open impeachment proceedings we are still talking about $46.00 to $43.00 versus 43 percent but this is a very remarkable development indeed and a significant swim there that's for sure alexandra phenomena at the white house with the latest on the impeachment saga there surrounding president draw always
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under thank you. well the united states is saying that it will impose new tariffs on aircraft and other products from the european union after winning a long running dispute over aircraft subsidies the announcement came after the world trade organization that washington can retaliate over state subsidies which benefit the aerospace company air bus the tariffs will go into effect in 2 weeks and will not apply to aircraft parts. we'll have more on this story in business with right after this bullet are here some of the other stories now that are making headlines around the world u.s. aviation regulators have ordered inspections of nearly 2000 boeing 737 aircraft after structural cracks were found in some of the planes the order applies to 737 next generation models the precursor to those boeing 737 max aircraft
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the max of course you may remember was grounded following 2 deadly crashes earlier this year u.s. senator bernie sanders has canceled events in his presidential campaign after undergoing heart surgery for a blocked artery for his campaign says that 2 stents were successfully inserted after he experienced chest pains and 78 year old is a front runner for the democratic nomination to run against president truong. now to iraq where violent anti-government protests are spreading across the country at least 7 people have been killed more than 300 injured in clashes with security forces over the last few days it's the largest public display of anger so far against the prime minister and his government demonstrators are angry over corruption and a lack of basic necessities. that. burning for a 2nd day a number 0 anti-government protests are disrupting life in the city. and they have
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turned violent. several people have been reported hundreds injured in the clashes on wednesday 2 security forces attempted to disperse protests in crowds with tear gas and even life i mean nation. in some areas protesters blocked off back main streets it's not the 1st time iraqis have taken to the streets since up till mosty was elected as the country's prime. last year their demands are clear. number 3 generation all we want is to live and nothing else we want to live just like the rest of the world we want very basic rights electricity water employment and medicine. we don't want power money or property not all we ask for is to live and have pricked to eat or to need it but this government is shooting at the crowd and killing people then all of them are going to know it's. the limit on our demands we want work we want to work if they
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do not want to treat us as iraqis then tell us we're not iraqis and we'll find other nationalities and migrate to other countries to fight it. protests are now spreading to other cities in iraq too with the death toll among the demonstrators likely to rise. israel where a corruption probe against prime minister benjamin netanyahu is entering a critical stage prosecutors today opened a pre indictment hearing in the case which sees the prime minister accused of bribery fraud and breach of trust that yahoo has denied the allegations the case has paralyzed israeli politics and left the prime minister fighting for his political life. many netanyahu is political future is in doubt coalition talks are in a stalemate and he also has to deal with his pre and dartmouth hearings. over the
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past year a special police unit has investigated allegations of suspected corruption in february 2019 the attorney general recommended and dark meant pending a hearing. these cases anonymous case 1000 net new young and his family are suspected of receiving gifts from business people and close friends case 2000 covering allegations that netanyahu attempted to influence a newspaper publisher to gain more positive coverage charges fraud and breach of trust and case 4000 further allegations of quid pro pro the favors for israel's largest telecommunications firm in exchange for positive media coverage the charges here fraud breach of trust and bribery netanyahu himself has denied all accusations and repeatedly called the charges a witch hunt against him and his family. you're watching t w news up next trade tensions escalating between the u.s.
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and the european union the world trade organization gives the green light to washington to slap new tariffs on european goods how will europe respond that's up next in business with janell's stay tuned for that. literature invites us to see people in particular that i like to see as the kids find strength growing up. objects are going to share with a friend. the other you books on you to. go to the bureau makes you to check.

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