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this is d.w. news live from burley in the final push to reach voters just days before the u.s. midterms voters they're being hit by a barrel of political ads from both parties we ask the experts to tell us which issues are really on the minds of americans and take a look at presidents past and present hoping to influence the results. and it's being called game over for european football as we know it leaked documents show the continent's top football clubs have been planning in secret to seize control of european football and form their own lately we'll talk to one of the reporters who
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broke the story. i'm rebecca races welcome to the program in the u.s. democrats and republicans are making their final pitch to voters a head of next week's midterm elections and leading the charge to presidents with rival visions for america's future former president barack obama and current commander in chief donald trump aspiring on the campaign trail for many this election is all about the different versions of america these two men stand for has some of what they've had to say. it should be a murder of partisan politics to say we don't target certain groups of people those for what they look like or how they produce. for who they were.
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because we don't want to go back. to the obama days of low wages higher unemployment rising crime open borders far left georgia's preserv'd regular. horrible horrible horrible trade deal with all the rhetoric telling people how to voice one of the issues that americans really care about and washington correspondent has this round up. blow up government spending you must. build the wall with the midterm elections approaching voters are under a barrage of political ads from both parties republicans got a big drop. just in case and need to round up criminal illegals and take a moment will democrats then helmer i approve of town halls bad singing in this message are both trying to drill their respective messages into the political
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conscience of the american electorate so it's getting less. real. and very confusing what are actually the topics the political agenda which make voters interested and going to the polls coming november sixth according to our experts panel the political topics voters really care about in the midterms are well i think the biggest issue that's forefront right now is health care the top issues in this election are the economy health care immigration trade and guns the economy health care trade and then local issues the economy it's booming issue repeat for the republicans trying to get voters to cast the ballots for them the message don't vote democrats you lose your job and pay more taxes or as the president puts it democrats produce republicans produce jobs however republicans have just now started something like an blitz on the economy
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perhaps a template in the campaign the economy and health care always issues that are elections health care that's a bread and butter issue for the democrats the republican failed to replace the affordable care act better known as obamacare health care a winner for democrats so what happened to immigration and guns trump is clearly trying to nationalize the immigration debate nationalize the gun debate. immigration a biggie for the president. racism the least racist person but the latest campaign ad posted on president trump's twitter account has sparked accusations of being blatantly racist politics anybody don't vote for their coffee or money for democrats trump is the gift that keeps on giving not only is the liberal democratic voter base fired up about going to the polls come november sixth. it's specifically white educated suburban women who voted for trump in two thousand and sixteen who now seem to be turning to the democrats i think i share the conventional wisdom that the democrats will regain the house of representatives that the republicans
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will perhaps gain the seat or two in the senate no matter what the outcome on november sixth will be the twenty twenty presidential campaign has already started since as they say here in washington every election is always a referendum on the sitting president. iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei has accused donald trump of disgracing the united states he also said the u.s. would be the ultimate loser over its decision to reimpose remaining sanctions on tehran following its withdrawal from the twenty fifth a nuclear deal the restrictions on jus to hit on monday aka having been lifted for the past three years the sanctions will impact iran's shipping financial and energy sectors. and we're joined now by eric randolph deputy bureau chief from the eye of pain news agency in tehran eric what impact will the section sanctions likely have on ordinary people in iran. this is a pretty significant economic downturn in iran as instructor announced today
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walking out the deal back in may the current sea has lost something like seventy percent of its value that's driven up the price of imports that's hit businesses across the whole of society driving up prices ordinary people the government's been forced to see results of handing out food baskets of korra also so we've seen a lot of damage important to remember though it's not just sanctions causing those problems and some bad decisions in the banking sector and a lot of long time structural problems in the iranian economy also to blames so de wrong to say that this is just the u.s. pressure causing causing these problems a couple of things they have that sanctions definitely at hurting iran iranians there is is a run likely to sign another nuclear deal. show right now that seems very unlikely trampas amount like photo ops. whereas the iranians are
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much more into buying the scenes negotiations and a slightly subtler approach to foreign policy it's hard to see how those two sides couldn't couldn't square each other the other fact is that iran simply would consider it too much of a hit to its dignity to be pressured by the americans in such an aggressive manner intra pitch and the demands that the u.s. is making a pariah do amounts in the complete capitulation of the regime and it's hard to see how that will come to pass out he said that things are moving pretty fast in all of this if the russians and the middle east and the how some external factors will change the scenario also what about the domestically will the sanctions have a political fallout for the government there a lot of people really putting their faith in improving relations with the u.s. . yes that's right it's to talk about the impact of sanctions it's not just the
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economic. it's also the sense of hope that many brands have when this nuclear do came into into force diagram a couple of years ago and now that hope has really been dashed the people thought this was finally the chance for iran to lose its pariah status to reengage with that woke and that's really. the house hardest of all and that's how the political impacts on president rouhani state so much is the jets missing. off on that new deal in trying to rebuild those tides and he has been hit quite badly politically but for now the regime the system that is rallying around him they don't want their instability. out a difficult time so for now his position is safe but it's in a couple of years when we have elections i think the reformist moderate movement is going to show the damage. harry granda from the a.f. pay frank you now to some of the other stories making news around the world turkish
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president wretch of time says the order to kill saudi journalist jamal khashoggi came from the very highest levels of the saudi government is comments came in an opinion page on the washington post but only one did not implicate i think king solomon or his son the crown prince directly. pakistani islamists have struck a deal with the government to end days of protests over the freeing of a christian woman who was charged with blasphemy under the deal asia bibi must not leave pakistan until a supreme court verdict is reviewed the mother of two spent eight years on death row before being found innocent by the court this week. mexico city is facing a water crisis millions of residents across half of the city have had water shut off since wednesday city officials say maintenance is needed on the massive system that's a but the supply is about thirty percent of the capital's needs they also say the system may not be fully operational until next week. when the first shock
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revelations are emerging from a database called football leaks they include a plan by europeans by europe's top clubs to radically change the face of football by forming a new elite league of their own will speak with one of the journalists behind the database in a moment but first a look at the role of germany's top club buy in munich in the allegations behind the scenes byron munich has been plotting an attack on europe's soccer structure according to documents seen by germany's spiegel magazine byron's corporate attorney began planning to leave the champions league back in two thousand and sixteen byard together with a handful of other elite clubs are aiming to set up their own super league breaking away from european soccer's governing body you a food. we sent a message to you if we don't need you i'm being frank about it and we need to do this otherwise we can't get what we want negotiations that's the secret plans to
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break with you wait then the champions league have already up the pressure top clubs have been given more money and more power the season. but the football links documents show other clubs have taken the lead in plans to split from. a binding declaration of intent is supposed to be signed this month the super league would be launched in the twenty twenty one twenty two season. byron munich is named as one of eleven founding members in the exclusive european super league there would be no relegation other clubs such as boris the adornment could join their ranks by invitation only. it's obvious that these plans these ideas exist and i think some of europe's biggest clubs are working to make it happen. where we draw the line is any suggestion that we could leave the bundesliga that's unimaginable for dortmund on me. but not for byard the
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secret documents show the munich club has already examined whether it could lead the bundesliga but then aborted the idea responding to media questions byron said it had no knowledge of the reported declaration of intent and that the club doesn't comment on confidential talks. joining me to talk about football lakes is christopher winter voc ed reporter from the german magazine dish beagle who broke the story is chris over what could this mayfair upin football. well first of all thanks for having me this is a very important moment in european football because it changes the policy structure fundamentally so far you if i has always organized these kind of competitions and now the most powerful and the richest clubs say like you said and portrayed in the little video before they don't need you a fight anymore and they were able to pressurize you into a reform where it would gain even more power and more money and we've seen this in
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the past couple years in national competitions that have that they have become more lopsided because of that money so it's very interesting for every football fan to see how this power struggle turns out right in the lakes also shine a light on gianni infantile knowing the current fee for president and form a new way for president what have you uncovered about his past and current dealings . well jenny infantino ran on a couple of promises when he wanted to become fee for president he said the organization has to become more moral and there has to be an end to all the back room deals but we see that jenny infantino epitomizes this principle of secret negotiations as he has already done so as you if a secretary general when he hoped to present them and mentions the city to negotiate very favorable terms when they were in massive breach will you have us financial family and jen infantino as president of. actually interfered with the
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code of ethics and made sure that fifo officials were harder to pursue for corruption. and chris if there is supposed to be some seventeen million documents in the database what can we expect what's still to come well this is a team effort actually it's not only the spiegel but it's media rooms from from all over europe it's more than eighty journalists working on those millions of documents otherwise we wouldn't be able to break any stories at all because of which way too much we started off first batch of first stories and now this weekend and in the next couple weeks we look more at the power of the powers and the secret powers in european football possibly one or two doping cases and i can't go into much details but it should be interesting christophe ventre back investigative journalist with german magazine der spiegel thank you and a reminder of the top stories we're following for you in the u.s. democrats and republicans are making their final pitch to voters and head of next
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week's midterm elections former president barack obama and current leader donald trump have campaigned in states with tight races. you're watching d.w. news from berlin all coming at the top of the hour and don't forget you can get all the latest news and information around the clock on our web site at do you have any dot com thanks for joining me. i'm secure the volume. and in the end this to me you're not allowed to stay here anymore we will send you back. are you familiar with this. with the smugglers with clients and the what's your story.

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