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to create empathy and a medical context what i disclose more information to a person or to a computer in this case. if you listen to feelings of the instruments that steer us and whoever can control these feelings has great power over us to possible algorithms instead of feelings measuring emotion starting december sixteenth on t w . this is. what motivated a would be suicide bomber who detonated an explosive in the heart of new york city
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police say the twenty seven year old suspect moore a homemade pipe bomb attached to his body when it detonated in one of the city's busiest transport hubs he survived and is now in custody also coming up a mission accomplished russian president vladimir putin declares victory in syria and announces a partial withdrawal of russian troops and do what trump did that was the message today from israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to the european union over jerusalem the response from brussels thanks but no day. plus political leaders here in berlin are being warned that they are the target of chinese cyber spotters germany's intelligence service says that china is using the social networking site linked in to spy on thousands of german officials.
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i bring golf it's good to have you with a star ninety eight twenty seven year old man is in police custody after detonating an explosive device in new york city's port authority bus terminal officials say that he was inspired by so-called islamic state and that he learned to make the pipe bomb on the internet. many new yorkers worst nightmare this is the moment a bomb exploded in a subway in the world's busiest bus station. and then panic broke out at the pool authority bus terminal hit by the explosion right in the middle of rush hour there . i see that look like the. night light. women. and nobody. called the plan you were. here only. police and other fast responders rushed to the
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scene near times square and evacuation followed. thirty say it was an attempt to terror attack the suspect is a twenty seven year old man. who is now in custody he allegedly had a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body the blast injured him and three others so it's unclear if the device went off by accident allows home is in brooklyn and right now investigators are combing the area for clues. officials saying he was inspired by so-called islamic state. this is new york. we all are all good many who would like to make a statement against democracy and freedom. liberty you know we've all been. told that it could have been wes weeks ago eight people died after a man rammed
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a truck and to cyclists and pedestrians that was the city's west attacks on nine eleven. or earlier i asked a journalist james wrong or what the mood was the new york port authority bus terminal in the aftermath of that failed terror attack. yeah well you know you heard one of the accounts of one of the witnesses and one can only begin to imagine the level of panic and distress that it cooled and alone when funny like a pipe bomb goes off the people describe crowds of people running away and sarah because when one of these take place you don't know if it's an isolated incident and the. he just thought is all that's going to happen whether there is something else and whether it's the law is no more white but i thought which thankfully it was no in this case but in terms of what's happening now at the busiest bus station the well which handles fifty five million people and you are late as you can see
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right behind me in the three they're all committed moving around and in many ways. that with the early this morning commute is continuing to move in new york continues to grind on you know that new york resilience there in action for the world to see we know this is the second attack in just a few months in new york city and we also know that the port authority there that bus terminal there is no security people can go in and out as they please i had you heard our authorities planning to change anything in terms of security in the hopes of preventing another attack like today. what i mean of course is no stranger to terror at that that will be that you have nine eleven and a number of attacks leading up the one eight wink the go downtown from here where a mountain attack got hold of a truck and drive i want to buy pot getting eight people. killed the president in the area where i am right now let me lead them told you but fill in the area and
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new york governor andrew cuomo said that over the weekend there's going to be a doubling or tripling of the number up. on the street because nobody knows if the moment whether or not it was i think oh i think i didn't didn't know whether. something else happening in the coming days. journalist james wrong on the story for us there in midtown manhattan in new york city james thank you very much russian president vladimir putin has declared victory in syria and announced a partial withdrawal of russian troops from the country during a surprise visit to syria today and said that the task of fighting what he called armed bandits is now mostly complete he said a significant part of the russian forces could go home and he praised them for doing what he called a spectacular job. russian so just in syria welcoming that commander in chief at the him a military base and on his first visit to the country floody mia put in an ounce
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that the bulk of troops stationed here can now return home. last week the russian military declared victory in syria overbought it cold terrorist groups including islamic state and al-qaeda for president putin it's no mission accomplished. little of that unity with the terrorist threat in the whole world is still very high. however the task of fighting bandits here in syria. that was essential to solve with the extensive use of force has for the most part been solved and it's been solved spectacularly that he should not but he's. russia and it's disappearing conflict in september twenty fifth teen it was moscow's biggest intervention in the middle east in decades since then russian forces also battled more moderate rebel groups opposed to the syrian president bashar assad. russian asterix helped to tide in assaults favor
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something the syrian president own knows too well. well that not only is president vladimir putin proud of you but i'm also proud of you and i thank you. russia's military presence in syria is set to continue moscow says it plans to maintain pam and bases and keep its forces there strike ready. and after syria putin also made stops in turkey and egypt during talks with the egyptian president. putin agreed to resume civilian flights to egypt now there were those flights were halted two years ago after militants downed a russian passenger plane over the sinai the leaders also signed an eighteen billion euro deal to build egypt's first nuclear power plant here is some of the other stories now that are making headlines around the world the former
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georgian president mikhail saakashvili has been freed from detention in ukraine a judge turned down prosecutors request to keep him under house arrest he's charged with the system a criminal organization saakashvili has become a major opposition figure in ukraine and in recent years security was tight it is stamboul as the trial began of dozens of suspects in a deadly nightclub bombing thirty five people died in the attack last new year's eve so-called islamic state claimed responsibility prosecutors are seeking multiple life sentences so do you arabia is to end its thirty five year ban on cinemas the first one will open early next year the move is part of changes being introduced in the conservative country by mohamed bin the powerful crown prince. were despite new violence between palestinians and israeli soldiers israel's prime minister has urged european governments to follow the united states in recognizing
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jerusalem as the capital of israel benjamin netanyahu says that the move is simply a recognition of reality and a step towards peace with the palestinians but his words well they got a firm rebuff in brussels today where he's been meeting with e.u. foreign ministers. a rare ok's and that you mean it and you know the arrival in brussels marked the first visit in twenty two years by an israeli head of government. let me say of this quite historic opportunity it's far too long for friends and partners we are a big moment made even bigger by donald trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital just days ago what president trump has done is put facts squarely on the table peace is based on reality i believe that all or most of the rupee and countries will move their embassies to jerusalem recognize truth when
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israel's couple but instead their reception in brussels was as frosty as the temperatures outside the council building protesters gathered to condemn mr netanyahu visit now they are inviting him so they will talk but there is nothing to talk about you don't do such things are what they are doing in israel. to the palestinians. the decision to move the capital needs to be discussed between both sides it also can't be up to europe or the united states to decide that. it doesn't need to deceive the e.u. ministers also shook their heads at the move. we did not agree. to be done to see the picture of. my. mistress. on another fundamental question the union cemented its position a commitment to a two state solution yet there are worries that the united states are no longer
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a credible mediator. we've been waiting already for several months for the american plan and if one is not forthcoming then the european union will have to take the initiative you know i've been in this incident but even if the e.u. stepped up its peace efforts the question remains if it has indeed the ability to really make a difference in this conflict. well tonight china is denying reports in germany that it used the social networking site linked in to gather personal information about german politicians now the head of germany's domestic intelligence agency hans-georg mohsin you see him there he says that ten thousand germans have been targeted by chinese spies posing as head hunters or researchers he says that their aim is to infiltrate the german government chinese says that there is no truth in the accusations which is all i can say is that the allegations
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from the german organisation in question are baseless we hope the relevant german organisations particularly government departments can speak and act more responsibly and not do things that aren't beneficial to the development of bilateral relations or earlier i spoke with our chief political correspondent linda crane and i asked her what more is known about the accusations against the chinese . well they're based on an investigation that was undertaken by germany's to mystic intelligence agency the b.f. of the over the course of the past nine months a very comprehensive investigation and the charges that were made yesterday by the head of the agency mr mas and were in fact quite scathing he took the unusual step for example of demonstrating of using examples of eight different fake profiles that he said had been established by chinese presumably by chinese intelligence organisation for the purposes of essentially conducting espionage here in
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germany so what they did is they set up profiles on linked in which is one of the few international social media that is also available in china profiles of people who purported to be head hunters or think tank workers and these people tried to make contact with up to ten thousand different germans seeking in the beginning to perhaps invite them to attend conferences in china or perhaps to contribute reports to publications all with the purpose of gaining information these targets were apparently often government officials but presumably also people working for german companies because there has been rising concern here in germany about chinese covert activities targeting german firms. that was melinda crane there reporting and here's a reminder of the top stories that we're following for you people have been hurt in
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an attempted terrorist new york city's busiest transit stations a twenty seven year old native to the device strapped to his body and was. police say that he was inspired by so-called islamic state germany's intelligence service is accused of using these social networking site linked in to spy on thousands of german officials including leading politicians. says the accusations are baseless. you're watching. the top of the hour with more news hope you can join us then. every journey begins with the first step and every language but the first word.


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