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this is g.w. news live from berlin a 2nd insider of the white house has told intelligence officials that us president donald trump of used his power in a phone call with ukraine to corroborate and from the new whistleblower could strengthen the impeachment inquiry several house committees are looking into whether trump asked to investigate trump's main political rival in the 2020 alexion also coming up protestors defy the ban on face masks in hong kong again on sunday police fired tear gas in several attempts to several areas in the attempt to stop
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attacks on shops and banks linked to mainland china. and joy for germany as the world athletics championships wrap up after the controversies. imus waiter welcome to the program a 2nd whistleblower has come forward in the impeachment inquiry of donald trump the person is reportedly an intelligence official with firsthand knowledge of a phone call between trump and his ukrainian counterpart for protests been launched into the allegations that trump pressured president selenski to investigate trump's political rival joe biden and biden's son. did donald trump use the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country with his 2020 reelection campaign the 1st whistleblower complaint
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filed in august alleges just that it sided information received from half a dozen u.s. officials on sunday the president didn't respond to the appearance of a 2nd whistleblower but instead sent his twitter finger on the attack against the bidens he wrote the biden family was paid off pure and simple the fake news must stop making excuses it's my honor on thursday trump said beijing should investigate joe biden's son over his business dealings in china. and by the way likewise china just started investigation into the bite. that suggestion prompted several republican senators including utah republican mitt romney to voice concerns about trump reaching out to foreign countries to help them in his 2020 reelection bid it remains troubling in the extreme but other republican senators
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came out firmly in support of trump on sunday instead questioning the credibility of washington's intelligence services. you knew my honest assessment of what i heard how the president told me repeatedly in the may 23rd oval office visit on the foreigner of 31st the reason here very legitimate concerns and reservations are ukraine is 1st corruption generalizes in demick we all know that i just want the truth the american people want i do not try to only america do you not trust me you don't trust the cia no i'm just your and your share trump is maintaining that there was no quid pro quo in his request of the canadian president but the congressional committees leading the inquiry have released text message transcripts which contradict the president's assertions the committee's this week expect to hear from more high ranking officials. did have a washington bureau chief alexander fundament sent us this isn't of sunday's event . so the whistle blower has been described as an intelligence official
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we don't know his or her identity about as you said this appears to be someone with the 1st hand knowledge of some of the other geisha instead were outlined in the original whistleblower complaint so that appears to be someone who can talk about direct. related to ukraine and to this phone call president trying had with the ukrainian president and that could be someone here who could undercut president strums claim that the 1st whistle blower complaint was completely wrong and it's quite interesting and remarkable that normally you would see members of the trump administration on the sunday morning talk shows but there was no one defending the president today however we also have to add that of course he thinks that he can do it the best way. so as you know he is washington bureau chief
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alexandra phenomena moving to hong kong now where pro-democracy lawmakers have suffered a setback in the territories high court the judge dismissed their bid to get an injunction against a ban on face masks worn at demonstrations protesters reacted in defiance with more marches and hong kong central business district and those later descended into another night of violence. tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters continue to defy a ban on face masks on sunday kerry lam hong kong's chief executive had introduced the band under colonial era state of emergency powers to try to end months of unrest pro-democracy lawmakers again went to the high court on sunday morning seeking an injunction against the ban they argued the emergency powers bypass legislature and contravene the city's constitution today is about authoritarianism 1st system rule of law i would say this is one of the most important constitutional
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cases in the history of all but a senior judge dismissed the case that only increased the defiance of hong kong residents large crowds marched through to rental rain in unsanctioned rallies. from my. carry lam is trying to use the ban to keep us from coming out. into she suppressing our right to express ourselves this will only push us further to how much not enough as night fell things turned ugly some demonstrators turning their rage on businesses with connections to mainland china and fighting pitched battles with police to carry lamb has warned that the ban on face masks was only the 1st card in her hand the emergency law allows her to make any regulations whatsoever in the face of this sun rest. then i will take you some of the other stories making news around the world exit polls from tunisia parliamentary election on sunday show the country's moderate islamist enough to. the party is in the lead
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but its rivals are also claiming victory the election is seen as a bellwether for the upcoming presidential runoff between and not just candidates and a jailed media mogul. at least 12 anti-government demonstrators were killed on sunday in an ongoing protest in baghdad taking the death toll to more than $100.00 since clashes began on tuesday iraq's prime minister. has announced social measures designed to appease the protesters including new housing and job training schemes with. portugal socialists have claimed victory in sunday's parliamentary election but they fell short of an outright majority prime minister antonio costa said he would start talks with other parties to form a coalition he has benefited from solid economic growth following years of austerity. astronauts onboard the international space station have successfully completed
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a mission to replace old batteries on the spacecraft 2 astronauts took part in the space walk that lasted 6 and a half hours this is the 1st of 10 planned missions to upgrade and maintain parts of the i s s questions and twitter. representatives from the amazon region are attending a 3 week meeting with pope francis and over 100 bishops from around the world there to plead their case for the church's support in protecting the rainforest the church in response is considering relaxing some of its strict rules for priests in order to better integrate isolated amazonian community. they'd come all the way from the amazon to make their case joining bishops from all over the world they're hoping the catholic church will help them save the world's largest rain forest fishy a manmade fires set by locusts have been raging destroying the homes and livelihoods of local indigenous communities. in his sermon pope francis blames destructive
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interests. the fire of god is warmth that attracts and gathers into unity it's fed by sharing not by prophets fire that destroys on the other hand blazes up when people want to promote only their own ideas. but there's a shortage of priests in the amazon cutting off many remote communities from the church to remedy this the 3 week meeting of bishops will consider allowing married men in the amazon to become priests in a working document it suggested this should quote be studied for older people prefer the indigenous respected and accepted by their community even if they have an existing and stable family. if everything continues as it was you're free spend our days content that this is the way things have always been done then the gift vanishes and smothered by the ashes of fear and concern for defending the
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status quo. would be controversial going catholic priest. still required to be celibate so they can be fully devoted to the church and seditionists fear the move could pave the way for getting rid of the celibacy requirement altogether. a group of kurdish students in syria is offering a chance you briefly escape the horrors of war and fear the syrians are crisscrossing the north of the country with movies to share to bring the magic of the cinema to children in the region. the world without more terror or fear for many children in the schoolyard this is an unforgettable event they're watching a movie for the 1st time. a group of film students and producers from commission are bringing cinema to children in the kurdish homeland in the war torn region of
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northern syria. this year they've already held similar events in over 60 villages attracting some 15000 children. to follow in the. case children have grown up under difficult circumstances in the midst of war than and we want to give them hope and make them laugh at the give them a chance just to be kids. that had been kept for. the group a visiting by and during a tranquil village in the east of commission. many residents here have lost friends and relatives in the world they live with trauma and fear. cheryl hender talks with one family a few weeks earlier her father was ambushed and killed by ass fight as best dylan shock. and it wasn't joe hubbell laid in on clouds i think it will cheer me up to be able to forget everything for a moment but it has helped that all children should come outside and discover the
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world through fell what if any man made team member set up the art of cinema and the school playground together with a couple of eager pupils who can't wait for the show. my son hundreds of children have gathered for the screening tonight it's a classic charlie chaplin the kid chaplin plays a homeless man who takes and then abandoned child and raises him. the film with cutter subtitles captivates the children for over an hour the. more i'm so happy my friends out service animal has not gotten i wasn't so sad during the film i got to see my friends again and i hope it will show films like this again and your quest for making a crisis torn region a little more livable that's what the media bus from commissioning am for and the
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succeeding night after night. to bundesliga soccer now they're worse there are new leaders and a new 2nd place team after sunday's game. moved top after a 51 thrashing of augsburg wolfsburg beat on your own berlin one nothing to go 2nd frankfurt and roman drew previous leaders by in munich were stunned 21 at home by hoffenheim on saturday while daughter slipped up again. the world athletics championships in qatar have come to a close after a raft of controversies but the athletes wanted to finish off in style and a german did just that in the long jump. the day of finals on the final day of a competition marred by low clouds and complaints about the heat began with a win in the long jump for germany commit humble the world championship gold to last year's european title was. in the javelin understand peters won just
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a 2nd ever world gold for grenada. was on the track kenya's timothy cherry ought to just a blistering performance in the 1500 meters hitting the front from the opening lot and never letting go of the lead. that joshua chip the guy won a thrilling last lap to take gold for uganda and the 10th those meters. i think the sprint belongs to the united states. american one to 100 metres hurdles i. didn't really go to her success in the individual hurdles event as the u.s. women destroyed the field in the 4 by 400 meters i found the men were similarly dominant. right benjamin and could the team to the final gold of the championships to leave the u.s.
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with a medal haul of 29. should both be hoped organizers of the men's world cup here in 2022 can learn lessons from these troubled championships. check out our website www dot com probably i'm irish waiter thank you for watching . us device. climate change the return of.

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