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this is news live from berlin multiple he's at a synagogue in the united states a gunman killed in lebanon as a jewish house of worship in the city of pittsburgh police officers were injured in the shoot a suspect is being held in custody well good by correspondent. also in the program a fresh pot to find peace in syria to he's president and wants a new constitution for the war torn country he's been hosting his russian french and german counterparts at a summit in istanbul to me saying is seeking
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a political settlement to syria's seven year old war. i'm christine one welcome to the program officials in the u.s. city of pittsburgh have confidence that eleven people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a synagogue six people were injured including four police offices and the suspect himself president donald trump has condemned the attacks a no tolerance for anti-semitism in america. a synagogue in the neighborhood school hill pittsburgh a place of worship today a murder scene many are now dead and several injured including four police officers who took on the attack inside the tree of life synagogue another mass shooting in america. these incidents usually occur in other cities today the nightmares hit
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home here in the city of pittsburgh the synagogue of vulnerable targets on a day like today the door was open it's a religious service you could walk in and out only on the high holidays since there are police presidents and presidents at the entrance one of the shooting is now being treated as a hate crime by the us federal bureau of investigation the f.b.i. . this is the most horrific crime scene i've seen in twenty two years with the federal bureau of investigation members of the tree of life synagogue conducting a peaceful service in their place of worship were brutally murdered by a gunman targeting them simply because of their faith the suspects for motive is unknown but we believe he was acting alone. president donald trump denounced the attack. this week it act of mass murder is pure evil. hard to believe. and frankly something that is imaginable
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our nation and the world are shocked and stunned by the grief. america once again is in mourning. spend hours on and michael kay is joining us from our washington bureau michael the f.b.i. is saying that this is a hate crime what more do we know about the suspects and the motives for the attack . the suspects are robert bowers a white man in his forty's from the pittsburgh area and he had previously held anti-semitic and white extremist views and he had stated there was on social media accounts and he apparently also stated anti-semitic slurs during the attack itself but what is interesting is that the authorities said that they
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have no indication that that this suspect was known to them before and while they are treating this as a as a hate crime they have not said that that the motive for this crime could be anti-semitic motives but it seems fairly clear from the suspect's background and the attack itself that they suspect that this was an anti-semitic attack michael we heard a pitts it's beneficial talk about how deeply moved he was by what he witnessed what do we know about how the attack unfolded what do you know about the victims well the attack apparently occurred this morning when the suspect who walked into the synagogue and opened fire and of course on this shot they there are a lot of people in the synagogue for these for these services and he opened fire
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and killed eleven people as he tried to retreat that he was confronted by police and a gun fight ensued and. the suspect later then. gave himself up to police and he's now in custody. officials have not really said much about about the victims but they have said that there is no that there are no children among among the victims which is important because that then reports earlier that that there was a baby naming ceremony happening at that synagogue and that a baby my defend among the victims. briefly michael how have political leaders been reacting to the events of pittsburgh. with shock and outrage i mean there's been widespread condemnation of this attack president dr has been has as called several times to denounce this attack and said this this was a and anti-semitic crime now vice president payne says come out and call does and
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attack on freedom of religion in the u.s. and said this is not just a criminal act this is an evil act and israeli prime minister netanyahu also came out and said that this is an anti-semitic act and that that the people of israel stand with the people of pittsburgh the jewish community in pittsburgh and americans and after this horrible heinous crime all right michael kony to these every correspondent reporting for us in washington u.s. justice department officials say d.n.a. a fingerprint match and misspellings helped them find the man suspected of sending mail bombs to prominent democrats fifty six year old caesar of florida who was a restaurant friday faces charges in connection with the mail bomb brought his fingerprint was found on one on drips and misspelled words on some packages matched to those on his social media postings investigators also found a d.n.a.
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sample that possibly matched his from a previous erased. a summit on finding a roadmap to end the conflict in syria has called for constitutional reform and fresh elections in the war torn country needing any istanbul the leaders of russia germany and france also say a truce around the rebel held bestival if live should be extended but that truce has been repeatedly violated and it's still a long way before peace takes hold on the ground in syria. first you see them then you hear them. syrian government rocket fire rains down on the town of kufa hama this is supposed to be a curse on. on the ground white helmets wage war against the rubble and their search for life. and the end they can only pray as the five year old girl from what
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was once her. just the latest victim in this long unforgiving war. they don't know where. it is against the backdrop of such bloodshed that there's four ways summit convened in istanbul overcoming their differences to try to finally find a settlement for peace in syria hours of talks produced a unanimous backing for a new constitutional committee backed by the united nations and followed by three elections. as they presented their agreement the german chancellor acknowledged the competing interests in the middle east as get them county that's the heart of it all are two wars that can be ended one against terrorism the other against a regime fighting a large part of its own population. and a total solution cannot succeed militarily but only politically in the end and that
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under the auspices of the united nations. you did. not see where the snowmachine critically the syrian regime is back or at the talks russia was on board and underlined the importance of getting broad support. we do some of those reproduced you only absolutely have to conduct full consultations with the syrian government european as well as with our partners in iran. because iran is a guarantor of the peace process with the ceasefire around them and the creation of demilitarized zone. without around the world be an effective resolution to this problem it's a problem of those refuted shoots and. later as the leaders sat down to dinner thoughts of a toast crossed blood to me of putin's mind. though not everyone was sure they have cause for celebration yet. he. was at a press conference in istanbul she sent us this is this meant off the syria summit
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hosted by the turkish president. this is the first time two powerful european leaders german chancellor machall and french president of macross sit down at the very same table with turkey and russia who are both military actors on the ground in syria but on opposite sides of the conflict and despite all their differences they agree that the political process needs to be revived in syria to end the civil war there that's an important message of this summit now they specifically called also for a ceasefire in it live that's the last rebel stronghold in syria in northwestern syria last month's turkey and russia brokered a deal for it live they agreed on a demilitarized zone and prevented a major bloody offensive by the assad government now the four at the summit expressed hopes that this deal could be turned into
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a more permanent ceasefire and my impression was they hope that such a ceasefire then could give momentum to greater peace efforts for the rest of syria as well but of course many problems many differences especially when it comes to the future of president assad remain and many more parties and axes need to be involved when talking about syria's future so this is a very first step this summit is a very first step in a long process. all right let's turn now to some of the other stories making news around the world rallies have been held for brazil's presidential candidates a day with ahead of a pivotal rundle for years left leaning fernando had trails by double digits in the latest opinion polls hundreds of bikers rallied in sao paulo for far right candidate and i rule he's pledged to crack down on crime and open the amazon rain forest for economic development. police in mexico have a bend in
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a blockades they formed in the south of the country to stop thousands of migrants heading toward the u.s. border they ended the standoff after the country's national human rights commission save the rule stretch of highway without shade all was no place to hold negotiations. thousands of environmentalists are marching to save the last two hundred hits a is of whiston germany's ancient forest they are calling for an end to coal mining in the area large numbers of police are at the scene where protesters are attempting to bring the mine to a standstill. a halo cops have believed to be carrying the owner of list a city football club has crashed outside the club stadium the accident occurred and hour after list as game against west had ended the identity of those on board remains unclear and it's also unknown whether there are any survivors will bring you more on that story as it develops. to tennis now and the w
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t a finals in singapore will reach their climax on sunday with a lead this totally innocent to face sloane stephens in the final especially in a came through her semifinal against a tough opponent in dutch women kiki burton's while stevens secured her spot in the final with a thrilling comeback against carolina. neither of this year's finalist has ever lifted the tournament trophy before. kiki burton's refused to roll over for sweets alina today the dutch woman came from a set behind to take the tie into a decisive third but it was her opponent who prevailed was seven five six seven six for the final score in the longest match of the tournament so far and enough for to lena advances into the biggest final of her career. i waiting for her in sunday's decider two thousand and seventeen u.s.
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open champion sloane stephens she made a disastrous start to her semifinal against. the czech was aggressive and clinical and soon had the first set wrapped up six love. but to love down in the second stevens finally won the game and was galvanized. she produced a stunning comeback taking the second and third set six four six one to book a place in the four no on her first ever appearance at the tournament in singapore . all right for all the football action for match day nineteen into the bundesliga with. the break find out if dortmund managed to make stand there and decent start to the season against bin laden and if by munich survival continued in mind that and more in just a couple oh rather in just one minute's time.
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