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this is deja vu news live from berlin britain urges the european union to be creative on backs of. prime minister gore's jobs and says he's put forward a realistic compromise for both sides brussels is reviewing it especially the provisions for the irish border also coming up they make up a story that's fiction this is
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a fraudulent crime and the american people. present trump accuses democrats of dishonesty as the impeachment probe against them moves forward he also alleges a top democrat could have to admit it treason also coming up. a sexist sideshow or strenuous sport we look at how dumping the cheerleaders for berlin's top basketball team has sparked a nationwide depict. i'm brian thomas great to have you with us the british prime minister has presented new proposals for a bracks a t all that ahead of a crucial summit with the e.u. on october 17th now if the plan gets support in brussels the u.k. can then leave the european union with an agreement at the end of the month will have. the latest from brussels and london after this report. supporters waiting in
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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 was 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 to british 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 or delivered the proposals in person to brussels german reaction has been to say it
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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 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 let's get more with our brussels fair chief max hoffman and also in london from did abuse potts good morning to both of you max is the ball really now in brussels accord and what are you hearing where you are about it. the head of the u. commission reacted already last idea to talk with force johnson and he was skeptical but not entirely skeptical so no outright rejection he said there were some positive signals in here and this is the feeling we're getting it's different
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from the last times because this proposal is more substantial than many would have expected there are a lot of things in there that i believe the european union will have to consider they can't just say this is a no go so this will take some time there are considering and it's considerable as one of our sources involved in the negotiations said but just because it's considerable doesn't mean it's workable and that's the question they're trying to clarify is this actually going to work ok it's not a no go show a lot of what about the situation in london can you give us some more details of johnson's plans especially for ireland. now from the sticking point and that is why the withdrawal agreement got rejected 3 times and parliament already now johnson has brought forward these new proposals and under these proposals northern ireland would leave the customs union but would remain somehow in a single market and that would mean according to johnston no checks at the irish
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border on the island off ireland between northern ireland and the republic of ireland and that was also one of the big sticking points at virtually no checks he says some will be made out like johnny klee and we are hearing the 1st reactions that for example the northern irish to you peter was always against it might now rally behind it ok sounds positive does that mean that boris johnson could have the votes in parliament to get the approval there for this package. well that is the big question right johnson has always breaks it is about taking back control but he really is not in control at the moment as mike said the ball is somewhat in the european corner now so we'll have to wait and see what the european union says and then johnson is facing a very divided palm and here in the u.k. with really no majorities that the opposition labor party has already said they
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wouldn't really behind those plans he has lost majorities within his own party so the question really is what a deal if the european union approves go through parliament and if not johnston has already said that he would take the u.k. out of the european union without a deal on october 31st he reiterated that yesterday come what may up to about 31st is the deadline even though there is a law in place that prevents him to do that that makes him ask for another extension so we are having a very interesting month ahead of us what about dublin it is of course very important voice in all of this about the republic of ireland especially about the backstop. i think we need to remind everybody what the backstop is about i know we talk about this all the time but it's probably nothing you would you know if you would read for breakfast each day the backstop was intended as an insurance policy to ovoid a hard border between northern island which is part of the u.k. and the republic of ireland which is part of the european union and that's why they
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had this backstop in this withdrawal agreement it was unlimited that's important to know because an insurance policy always an unlimited because if you limit it it's no longer an insurance policy at least that's the position of the european union now in this new proposal by boris johnson there is a limitation it's not a time limitation it is the limitation by the northern irish to accept this meaning that they get a vote every 4 year saying ok we're just still fine with this or no we will reject it and the limitation is the problem and the over of the irish prime minister already has said he doesn't consider this a complete replacement of of the backs up as it was originally intended he did not flat out rejected and i think that's the theme here in the european union skepticism but no outright rejection at the moment ok so what comes next then max of 4 thinking you where does it go from here. negotiation teams have already been scheduled to meet here in brussels they will try to work on this try to compromise
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because even of course john says this is the last proposal they will work on the details they will have to see if this like i said earlier if this works if they find yes we can submit this to the heads of state government they will do so in 2 weeks when we have the summit here in brussels they will decide on it if they say yes this is good we can work with this then maybe there will the u.k. the british parliament will agree on it and then we have a deal if not it gets complicated because then boris johnson would be obligated by parliament in the u.k. to ask for an extension he already has said he would not do that so then we're either heading for an extension or a no deal bracks and you can see brian all the options are still on the table ok max and thanks very much from brussels enchilada thanks to you as well from london . let's preview down some of the other stories making the news at this hour in iraq at least 9 people have been killed hundreds injured in violent anti-government
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protests across the country security forces using live ammunition and tear gas to disperse the crowds demonstrators are angry about corruption and a lack of basic services a curfew has been imposed on a number of cities until further notice. a world war 2 era aircraft has crashed during an emergency landing in the u.s. state of connecticut killing 7 people on board the vintage a b. 17 bomber slammed into a maintenance building at bradley international after mechanical problems during takeoff. a cambodian court has ordered a new probe in the case of 2 reporters charged with espionage they say previous investigations were insufficient to face up to 15 years in prison on charges of undermining cambodia's national security that by passing information to radio free asia an outlet funded by the us. well police in hong
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kong say criminal charges will be filed against the teenager who was shot in the chest by a police officer earlier this week 18 year old who said to be in stable condition at this hour faces charges of rioting and of assaulting the police after hitting one officer with a metal rod now anger has been mounting since the shooting on tuesday with repeated clashes between demonstrators and police. the city's police force has called on the government to impose a curfew to curb the violence. now whisky wine and airplanes these are among hundreds of products the u.s. will target with new tariffs the w t o approving the move after ruling that the e.u. had illegally subsidize european playmaker air bus now this sets the stage for a further extension of what's already the world's longest and costliest trade dispute. the world trade organization has given the green light for the u.s.
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to impose sanctions on $7500000000.00 worth of e.u. goods u.s. president donald trump a vocal critic of the w.c. oh appears to have softened his stance on the organization word for word you know winds are now because they think i don't like the w t o and they want to make sure i'm happy because all of those countries were ripping off the united states for many years they know that i'm wise to it we've had a lot of wins this was a $7000000000.00 when not dead from october 18th washington will impose new tariffs on e.u. exports including 10 percent on aircraft and 25 percent on other industrial and agricultural products the move is the latest in a lengthy 15 year battle between european aircraft manufacturer airbus and its american counterpart boeing the european union has so far made it clear it would bring forth retaliatory tariffs if necessary. you always defend the free
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and fair trade based on a level playing field and pretty poor city we will not be naive but we are wealthy willing and determined to be cities and if someone is imposing terror waves on the asian sector we'll do exactly the same the world trade organization has found both the e.u. and the us guilty of paying unlawful subsidies to the respective plane makers with the aerial duel set to continue into 2020 and beyond both sides are in it for the long haul. carell 1st on the business desk is here to talk about this more good morning gary hart it looks like a big win for donald trump on the face of it he's been saying for years everybody's ripping off the u.s. and now the w t o is much better than it was previously for the united states well it has absolutely nothing to do with donald trump that's for sure it's
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a playground fight that has been going on for 15 years and basically what's happened now is that the headmaster has told the one child ok you're allowed to the other the other child once and later 2020 the headmaster will come back so the w t o will come back with a similar ruling in favor of the e.u. allowing the e.u. to. tariffs on the u.s. so basically it looks like a big win for the u.s. but it isn't in fact ok so what are people saying in the u.s. you know this 7000000000 in terms of the president's pointing out certainly some people must be happy yeah it sounds good doesn't it don't i'm just said that about the u.s. allies for example very unhappy delta has gone public with with it and said that they are looking at tremendous additional costs just let me get out the numbers. the cheapest air bus the airbus
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a 319 costs roughly 9090000000 euros apiece 10 percent on top of that is 10000000 roughly 10000000 euros now delta airlines has 170 ad buses on order if it only are the cheapest buses they're looking at additional cost of $1700000000.00 just for the planes they've committed to buy from us so they're not not definitely not happy with his and you can imagine that they're knocking on the door the white house right now ok and that's just 4 aircraft is what we're talking about their loans plenty of other products affected garrard thanks so much for looking into this this morning. well in washington president trump has attacked his political opponents during a white house photo op with the visiting president of finland he was especially scathing about the house intelligence committee chair democrat adam schiff here's part of what the president had to say is
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a low life 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 meaning that it's a disgrace and should not be allowed to happen. the president referring there to a statement in which the chef on t.v. paraphrased the gist of a phone call between donald trump and ukraine's president in which democrats say trump abused his office says now democrats have launched an impeachment inquiry over the president's alleged abuses which the president has condemned as an attempt to subvert the will of american voters. the white house is boosting its self defenses out scientists a curacy fence is being raced from 2 to 4 meters to keep out unwanted visitors and inside it's all hands on deck for the impeachment inquiry on wednesday the president continued to defend himself against accusations of misusing his position
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as well as having acted against the u.s. constitution trump alleges he's facing a coup and he says he was in the right to ask you crane's president to investigate his political rival joe biden and his family i have a duty to report corruption and let me tell you something biden's son is corrupt and biden is corrupt and i'd rather run against by then almost any of those candidates and i think they're all weak but i think by has never been a smart guy and he's less smart now than he ever wears one of the main witnesses called forward in the investigation into trump is u.s. secretary of state mike compay who's currently in italy on wednesday he admitted to having been present during chumps. all to the ukrainian president he voiced frustration at subpoenas from congress. and we won't tolerate folks on capitol hill bowling intimidating state department employees that's unacceptable and it's not something that i'm going to permit to happen the political climate in washington is
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getting even hotter in congress democrats accuse the secretary of state of keeping key witnesses from testifying any effort by the secretary by the president or anyone else to interfere with the congress's ability to call before it relevant witnesses will be considered as evidence of struction of the lawful functions of congress so the battle of the questioning witnesses and turning over documents is only beginning lawyer john decker reports for the conservative folks news network and is an expert on impeachment he claims the facts known so don't prove any illegal actions by the president but that a lot still remains unclear. if there were evidence for instance of a quid pro quo of a deal that the president made with the president of ukraine saying essentially if you investigate the bidens i will then release the $400000000.00 in aid that the
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united states has promised you that would be hard to defend for republicans even if you are the biggest supporter of the president the president's fortifications are holding sofa with senate republicans continuing to support him it would take a 2 thirds majority there to remove him from office. it's a national holiday to dear today here in germany now 29 years ago east and west germany were reunited these are some of the celebrations from back then the country was of course divided by the iron curtain the frontline between the communist and democratic worlds for 4 decades the cold war pitting the soviet union and its eastern bloc allies against the u.s. led west now here's a look at some of the events that would end the cold war and bring down the berlin wall. made 989 the iron curtain was starting to fray hungary wanted to pull down ford as people in east germany just
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wanted to leave many fled to west german embassies in eastern european countries hoping to continue on from that to the west. despite the warnings of east germany's leadership more and more people left the country took to the streets in october 190-913-0000 people demonstrated against the east german regime. a month later it was half a 1000000. i. 10 on the 9th of november 1909 the unimaginable happened the berlin wall fell the i'm catching was history germans were overjoyed. chancellor helmut kohl took advantage of the euphoria he convinced france britain and finally soviet leader mikhail gorbachev that's a united germany would be at the service of europe. in record speed german unity
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was a great both nationally and internationally the 5 states of the former g.d.r. joined west germany on october 3rd 1990 called finally attained his goal a unified germany. a stark about this more now with did of use a thomas sparrow from our political bureau here in the studio good morning thomas morning brian we've just seen some incredible images of the hard to forget if you saw them all those years ago when the wall fell to the germans still feel that same enthusiasm that they did back then i probably wouldn't describe that as and who is yes i'm older probably when they do look at those images they feel very happy about it most germans i think do feel that reunification is a very important step for johnny in fact the reason. paul also stressed that a majority of germans feel that unity has been achieved the rest till very clear
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differences and we'll speak about those differences in a moment but i would say that there is a big understanding among germans about what unites the country on the one hand but also among what divides the country and what tasks still need to be achieved. what are the divisions were the tasks that still need to be addressed that have been accomplished i would say there are mental differences on the one hand perceived differences if you will but there are also real differences on the other hand if you look at the real differences you can clearly see that between east and west germany there are difference when it comes to salaries when it comes to unemployment when it comes to pensions those are just 3 clear examples where the german government has said we have to do more and when we talk about perceived differences mental differences you clearly see that among some east germans there is a sense of feeling like 2nd class citizens feeling that they had been left behind that is something that was absolutely evident only a few weeks ago when some regional elections were held in the eastern part of the country and you could clearly see that some people. specifically said we feel left
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behind we would want politicians to do more for us because they feel safe and 2nd class citizens so you have once again real divisions divisions that the country has to work on but you also have mental divisions that people are trying to address as well ok most of those being expressed in the voting patterns in eastern germany during all the rise of the alternative for germany. party what unites the country today 29 years on there certainly is and spite of all these divisions you mention in the differences surely a lot that brings people together most people think as you mentioned unity has been achieved exactly and i think that's one very important point where i see where people would mostly find commonalities is among younger generations i do think younger generations especially those who have who grew up in a unified germany do feel part of one. soul project they don't feel that they belong to the east or to the west they do they belong to germany as
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a country and that's i mean that by the way i've seen personally known covering eastern and western germany as a correspondent but also i lived and i studied in eastern germany so that's something that i saw myself the fact that probably among the younger generation that's not the case among all the generations i would say but especially among younger generations there is a sense of belonging of a common goal of being germans and i think that's something that the german government by the way is also trying to understand and so is trying to make sure that it's not only something for the younger generations to feel but also something for all those other germans as well it's almost like a remote coming in on the system or spare a force. now we have a question for you is this a sexist relic or an act of female freedom that question's been heatedly debated here in germany after one of its most successful basketball teams although berlin dumped these cheerleaders now the teams managing director said that cheerleading is no longer suited to our times but the cheerleaders themselves disagree.
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these cheerleaders happen practicing for months if not years to be able to do this they're passionate about what they do and many areas hate it when people i underestimate them and their ability. by a smile or not in my opinion cheerleading requires all the things that a competitive sport demands discipline ambition and a certain amount of routine you have to give it your all practice your teen and keep on exercising you. had to imagine your. union pal and started she losing at other berlin one of germany's most successful basketball teams. the team has now decided to drop that she dances during breaks and alba scapes the cops that. we have come to the conclusion that young women performing as an attractive break filler at sporting events no longer fits with our times. other big german
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sports teams such as the berlin volleyball team i keep being that she was what's. in the lives of women who have to say if they want to do it or not and in the end if they see it as sexism or not. i feel like alba made this move because they think it will be trendy right now. does it and possibly that will make them seem a lot more modern more down on shaky. berlin's decision provoked a huge outcry in germany even interior minister haas c.e.o. 1st. he suggested adding may have to be more apt to date the berlin bears cine just long ago discussed that they're focusing more on the acrobatic thought of cheerleading not the dance routines as our bus just what did many see the our budget situation to drop that she knew this as a setback for the sport. as vince french out of 50 i think it's
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a pity for the dancers because have to learn the choreography is from performing in each game with entries for the for them it's a real punch in the very same 2nd because they started to say we don't want you anymore if you don't fit in with the modern edge as. they are focused on the future and that's training for that sherman championship at to 5 times a week they want to be 1st. get your reminder now of our top stories at this hour the british prime minister boris johnson has made his final pitch to the e.u. it outlines a possible compromise on the irish border johnson says he hopes to reach a deal at an easy summit in mid october just weeks before the press a deadline. and u.s. president donald trump has accused the top democrat behind the impeachment inquiry against him of treason the democratic led house of representatives will look into
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allegations that trump pressured ukraine's president for damaging information on a possible election rival joe biden. has called the inquiry. this is the interview news live from berlin. up next we have conflict zone here on t.w. for now though from me brian thomas the entire team thanks for being. move . move move.
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move move move move move move. move move. move. move. move move move move. move. into the conflict zone responsiveness to with time running out call brussels a moment to get affected feel free to is planning to keep the flame on the britons if only go she ations file my guest this week here in progress to check for melissa tomas petrusha he has surprisingly clear differences with the government to so so
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why doesn't he resign so far. off the. mahatma gandhi. she fought against violence his whole life. only to die for his convictions. that are maybe making the modern modern despondent look nice appears modest of mahatma gandhi and he saw him point blank. dying for freedom mahatma gandhi in 45 minutes. d.w. . i subscribe to do you know where your books it's all or something more in the world than what we may be back after 5. degree books are known to be
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