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this is news coming to you live from berlin. confusion at the white house that says u.s. deputy attorney general robert rosenstein is summoned for an extended phone call with president trump amid speculation that his. two are due to meet in person on thursday what's in store for the man in charge of the russian investigation we're live in washington the victims. also chancellor admits she lost touch with the people in a dispute over germany's domestic spy chief says she'll pay more attention now to
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voters' concerns but have the missteps in the look there permanently damaged her coalition government. plus is superstar cristiana rinaldo still the world's best footballer he's won the best award for the last two years but tonight he faces some serious competition. well i'm terry martin good to have you with us the white house says issued a statement saying that president trump is to meet with attorney general deputy attorney general rod rosenstein on thursday this after rosenstein was summoned to the white house amid speculation over whether he would be fired meeting comes just days after rosenstein allegedly suggested that aides secretly tape the president's conversation. he's also alleged to have raised the idea of invoking the twenty
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fifth amendment to the us constitution to declare trump unfit for office rosenstein has been in charge of overseeing the investigation into the trunk campaign's connections to russia after russian signs balls attorney general john sessions had to recuse himself. or the latest let's go over to washington where our correspondent my a schwager is standing by my it's being reported that u.s. deputy attorney general rod rosenstein could be out of a job what more can you tell us. it's certainly never a dull moment with this administration terry we were hearing earlier today that he had been summoned to the white house in light of this new york times article that you mentioned where in he it was reported that he was offering to wear a wire perhaps to start impeachment proceedings to help jump start impeachment proceedings rather and we also had reports that last week when the story broke
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rosenstein offered his resignation now he's been summoned to the white house we're hearing that actually he's not out of a job yet there is this meeting coming up on thursday after he was scheduled to meet with john kelly today the thing is it does actually matter first whether or not he's going to be out of a job and second how he may or may not be out of that job if he resigns as has been reported by some outlets if you offered to resign and if he does alternately resign then that means according to certain laws in place trump a gets to pick the next guy who's going to be deputy attorney general where you have to remember about rosenstein is right now he is basically the boss of robert muller the man who is leading this investigation into the alleged meddling by russia into the twenty sixteen the last elections and rosenstein has really been acting as
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a human shield between the trump administration which doesn't like the fact that the investigation is going on and the investigation of self so if he's gone and the manner in which he has gone all those things matter ok well obviously the question is if saddam does vacate his post what would this mean for the lower probe. but we are all very well aware that the trump administration is not a fan of this investigation and if trump does get the opportunity to nominate the next person who is going to be deputy attorney general that person would have the opportunity to possibly shut the investigation down throw up roadblocks to make proper miller's life harder report to the white house on what muller is working on and possibly prepare the white house for what might be coming in terms of indictments subpoenas coming out so. to things right now are going forward with the
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russe investigation but its future is up in the air as long as rod rosen science future is up in the air and we should mention that the reason why rosenstein is in charge of this is because jeff sessions the actual attorney general recused himself from overseeing this investigation at the beginning of the trumpet ministration there's a lot of chess pieces moving around here but right now at the baseline rosenstein does still have a job the russian vessel is still going forward however there is now this meeting on thursday in light of everything that happened last night and today and things might still change rapidly but thank you so much correspondent meyer's waiter there in washington. now to some other stories we're following for you around the world today u.s. president donald trump has dismissed the sexual assault allegations against his being court brett kavanaugh as politically motivated trump says he's with him all the way to have an on his accuser are due to testify before
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a senate panel on thursday another woman is also claiming sexual misconduct by half an hour in a magazine article. opposition supporters in the mall deaves are celebrating abraham solti's surprise win in sunday's presidential election so lee who campaigned as a reformer now has to hold together a coalition which includes former rivals outgoing president bill ya mean conceded defeat in a televised address he was criticized for cracking down on opponents during his term in office. and the e.u. is referring poland to the blocks highest court over the country's controversial judicial reforms it says poland violated democratic values by passing a law that actively forces supreme court judges to retire early the e.u. wants the european court of justice to suspend the law which has sparked mass
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protests. german chancellor angela merkel has apologized for being out of touch with voters that's after public outrage forced her coalition government government to reverse its decision to promote the controversial head of the domestic intelligence agency well many observers say the affair has further weakened an already fragile coalition. admitting a mistake and then apologizing for it is something you rarely see in german politics but that's what german chancellor angela merkel did when she called last week's decision about how monson unconvincing. i was too focused on the workings of the interior ministry and gave too little consideration to what people think rightly when they hear that someone is getting promoted i deeply regret that this could happen. you see in quanta that's been the interior minister horst hope for delivered the
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compromise reached this weekend over the future of germany's soon to be former domestic intelligence chief if you president the current president of the federal office for the protection of the constitution. will henceforth serve a special advisor to the interior minister with the rank of department head there he will be responsible for european and international matters. internazionale. said last week there were calls for hans-georg mohsen to be sacked after he apparently downplayed recent my confinement in the city of kemet he was to be removed from his post and then to get a promotion in the interior ministry that sparked widespread public anger prompting new negotiations between the you there bavarian sister party the c.s.u. led by horst c. hoover and the social democrats s.p.d.
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leader andrea knowledges gave her reaction in berlin following announcement. i have spoken again with the c.d.u. and c.s.u. need is i think that it's a very good sign that we took the criticism of our decision on choose a seriously and could resolve it i would like to thank i'm going to call on the whole say whole thing if it's taking up my initiative. an initiative that in theory at least should spell the end of the modern crisis and help lift the latest cloud over on the american government. well today we're shining a spotlight on those working to make the world a better place each year the right livelihood award honors those creating smart solutions for the environment and development the ward is known as the alternative nobel prize there are four winners this year and we've been looking at them across
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the day here on d w one of the winners. so don't go has been recognized for turning barren land into fertile forests and it's native for kenya so. when you said he would plant a forest in the desert his neighbors thought he was mad. but the forest grew. now somewhat travels around his native brook enough aso to teach his technique using a traditional method called i he shows farmers how to dig small pits and fill them with compost to protect the seeds the mounds attract termites whose tunnels trap rainwater. rise out of problem i want the training program to be the starting point of many fruitful exchanges in the region. so i would go has been a farmer for most of his life when
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a drought was forcing thousands to flee the semi area it's a hell region of central africa in the one nine hundred seventy s. he stayed and began experimenting with traditional techniques. since then he has created some of the most diverse forests in the region and his methods have saved hundreds of square kilometers of arid land from desert if occasion the reclaimed soil allows farmers to produce crops even in times of drought. so i would go has gained international recognition for his work in two thousand and ten he was a featured guest at the united nations convention to combat the certification. this day and so i do. but the farmer spends most of his time back home in burkina faso. fighting deforestation during times of climate change takes constant care and vigilance. and his community depends on his knowledge to
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bring life back to the land. for many so i would go has given them a reason to stay. and if you want to learn more about the other winners of the right livelihood awards you'll find a lot of information on our website that of course is d w dot com. still the world of football is focusing its attention today on an announcement from london that's where the sports world governing body is hosting the best football awards which recognise the world's best male and female players for the last decade the top award for men has gone to one of two superstars but this year could finally bring a new winner. christiana barnardo and you know messi have dominated the individual footballer what's for ten years but this year there's a new comer in town creation style newcomer madre messi was left out in the cold when it came to the future play of the year shortlist that means moderates will be
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up against his former teammate run ardor. and of a poor forward more. those close to moderates think he deserves it. he or the best player in the club or the top of the best player what god you don't know. i hope the look of which will take place this or. moderate doesn't come close to the forty four goals that were not zero and solid banked in four reanimate dritte and liverpool respectively but his genius isn't measured in goals the midfielder was the creative force that drove reality for it to a third straight champions league title. then he played an inspirational role as krishna reached the world cup final and that won him some high profile fans. championed all but they had a great season with real madrid by winning the champions league yet a beautiful world cup and was a finalist in the tournament so logically he should win but i don't know it's not
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me who makes the final decision but i voted for him and i said to me so i think he's a fantastic player. a wonderful footballer but also great mentality and physically for somebody that's not good in stature is applied in terms of the way it was down as a if moderates finally ends the mess you are not a stranglehold that he more than a few rows of delight in zagreb. is. now diving backwards from a twenty seven metre high cliff edge into the adriatic sea the cliff diving world series is not for the faint hearted sunday show. peace in italy saw two stars of the daredevil sport secure world titles british diver gary hunt sealed his first ever cliff diving world title in taking style beating competitors from the u.s. and mexico to record a crucial fourth win in the series. reigning world champion ri on it if the
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all really is defended her crown in the women's a bit. well it's all yours now ben's got some business news for you in just a second thanks for being with us. earth. home to millions of species home worth saving. those are big changes and most start with small steps global ideas tell stories of creative people and innovative projects around the world might have.

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