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this is the deadly news of live from berlin trying to win friends and influence people the nominee for the european union's top job goes lobbying in brussels also on the line already has the support of top e.u. officials but she still has to convince a skeptical european parliament whose confirmation she needs to take on the post also on the program president trumpets here's a spur right as he declares his salute to america on independence day to be the show of a lifetime but many are opposed and it may have been right as per. the
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afghanistan or women's a football coach tells t w the fee for president should resign following his handling of a sexual abuse scandal. i'm phil gal welcome to the program funds alliant has been in brussels to lobby for the job of president of the european commission she has the support of senior officials like being company president. but she still needs to convince skeptical the members of the european parliament and was president of the european council don't know who has. to approve was fun tonight its own nation and their vote in less than 2 weeks . to get more from the band to be got in brussels welcome band so sort of fun the lion already has donald tusk and sean claude young because
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backing so what was he meeting with them today. well there was a fine line is basically continuing with a stop to through the european institutions today it was an easy stop in brussels because both men have a friendly with. but she has to go on a more support especially from the parliament and today she was seeking a she put it smart advice how to do that and that's very necessary because she never ran for office in the european parliament she never had the post in brussels she's a total surprise for many of the parliament terrorists and also for the people again busses so she's looking for some hints of what she can do in the next 14 days to get more support for for her candidacy today as she was shallow it was kisses and hugs by jungle gym because she usually as he usually does with all his guys she he showed her a new office but this is not sufficient the she needs to roll out
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a pen for europe in the next 14 days as she put it and everybody is very looking forward to see what she's really standing for winch when it comes to put the european policies because nobody knows that exactly so who needs to hear a lot who does she need to convince. but she needs support in parliament she need support from our own party the christian democrats see she needs the socialists and borge she needs to deliberate and also she needs maybe some votes from the greens to get a majority an absolute majority in 14 days when the vote is set and that is still an uphill battle because there's fierce opposition from the socialists especially from the german socialists and also the greens not convinced and they want to hear from the fund aligned what she wants to do and there will be some more hearings next week when it was a letter from the line to be back in brussels so what happens if they say no if the
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parliament says no. then europe will slip into a very deep institutional crisis because that never happened before and then the council has to come up with a new candidate within 4 weeks that's what the treaties say and you can imagine how difficult that would be because it took already 3 days to come up with funda line and nobody wants to imagine what that means and then in september the parliament has to vote again and also this will then tangle with breaks it which is supposed to take place in october and if there's no new commission in place everything can get very messy. very rigorous in brussels thank you. now we'll take a look at some of the other stories making news around the world at least 80 people are feared to have dragged down after their boat sank off the coast of tunisia 4 people were rescued from the scene in the coastal town of zazi this one has since
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died in hospital the migrants had set sail for europe from libya on monday. gibraltar says it's a seize the supertanker suspected of shipping crude oil into war torn syria despite a new sanctions law enforcement agencies boarded the grace ward which is believed to have been carrying $2000000.00 barrels of crude oil from syria's ally iran. russian president vladimir putin has met pope francis at the vatican they talked for nearly an hour but no details of their discussion being released however it was expected to touch on the crisis in ukraine whose leaders are due to meet the pope on friday. the united states is marking independence day today the 4th of july usually events a political but this year they are divisive president trump is staging a military parade he's calling salutes to america it has begun in washington on twitter the promise of trade would be the show of
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a lifetime reportedly inspired by bastille day celebrations that he attended with french president emmanuel macross 2 years ago and later he is due to speak at the lincoln memorial martin luther king delivered his i have a dream speech. c straight to washington head of the humphrey joins us from the thick of the action welcome helena so a 4th of july not like no other according to the president. that's right phil the u.s. president has called it a show all of a lifetime is certainly a departure from tradition and it's not without its control this either with many saying that this is a miniature a show of mites which the democrats certainly haven't welcomed they have said that the president has taken a leaf out of the new affair of authoritarian playbook and certainly what we will see this evening is a fly over of air force one and other jets and most controversially i think is the
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aspects that tanks have been tossed his around washington d.c. the president saying that he was taking a leaf out of the playbook of president emanuel back on the best seal day celebrations behind me what we're seeing from the parade so far is marches from military units who have also seen a lot of high school marching bands cheerleaders majorettes certainly a very all-american display but we haven't seen tanks in the capital in a speech from the president well the last time we saw that was in fact 7 decades ago with president harry s. truman at a time when the united states was at war with korea so what are people saying about this this new turn of events. well this as you know is a divided country but it's definitely a different atmosphere here on the mall many of the families i've spoken to are delighted to be out on this holiday spending time with their family and seeing revamped celebrations are even when i spoke to one man
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a veteran of the vietnam war he was shot when he was 19 and he says that this is the 1st time that he feels that the u.s. for celebrations of the president has sufficiently paid tribute to the military that said of course protests are expected at the washington monument the antiwar group code pink will fly the trump baby balloon we also about baby balloon in london of course although it will not be flying will go away into the sky due to the flyover restrictions in preparation of the air force one fly over the democrats have come out saying that whilst this is a day of course of patriotism it should not be politicized but i've seen many trump 2020 campaign flags here and post this in anticipation of potentially a political speech we'll have to wait to see what the president says but if he does virgin to account paid rally most than the democrats will likely also for much of the money for this event to be paid back to the treasury say got violates
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a campaign financing ethics. in washington thank you. no one person has died and 4 have been injured in japan after torrential downpours hit the south of the country the government has advised a 1000000 residents to evacuate the prefecture they have it most affected by the deluge 40000 soldiers have been committed to a sister emergency relief efforts the rain is now moving toward central japan and the company took him. a raging torrent on a river swollen by days of rain. since friday some areas in southern japan have experienced one meter of precipitation twice the seasonal average. the ceaseless down poor has caused havoc flooding and landslides are destroying infrastructure and homes and putting lives at risk thousands of sought refuge in makeshift
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shelters but most of the 1000000 people advised to evacuate have stayed home. the emergency response is in full swing because i feel the police the fire department and maritime security are working on evacuation call rescue and life saving activities and yesterday the governor of congo she my perfect record in the military which is already begun its work there then flow. last year heavy rainfall killed more than 200 people in the west of the country the high death toll was blamed on a slow government response to the crisis it's a mistake authorities are desperate not to repeat. sport i will start with tennis day 4 of wimbledon see germany's defending their champion and really care about crashed out in the 2nd round she lost in 3 sets to american lauren davis women's top seed ash barty advanced to the 3rd round alongside roger federer in
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a late match the spanish men's 3rd seed to roughen in dallas facing a controversial australian nick curiosity one of the standout clashes of the tournament so far. in football a form of buy and munich with robert has announced he's retiring the 35 year old had been expected to finish his career in his native netherlands having left by and may after 10 games but the x. chelsea and real madrid player says right of injuries is fine taking it's toll maybe you know this went to the church said daily telegraph to comment on future books the powers that haven't wrapped up yet another cup double with. the while the women's world cup has been attracting fans around the globe a darker side of the game has been making headlines last month face the former head
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of afghanistan's football federation from all football related activities for life this followed allegations that he and other essential abused female players now afghanistan's coach is telling the w. she's dissatisfied with the 1st handling of the case and thinks president john the infantile should resign. let's have the days of the footballing world is on france and on the sidelines of the woman's world cup a campaign has been launched to eliminate abuse harassment and exploitation in women's football in attendance was afghanistan's coach kelly lindsey who told me how difficult it was for her players to get the help they needed from people following reports of abuse. the dialogue went on but it didn't feel like anything was progressing it didn't feel like our players were receiving the concern and care that they needed and many of them were getting death threats many of them were being abused at the time we needed to get make sure they were safe we needed to get them out of the country so that they could speak the truth and help us understand what was really going on and it just
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felt like 8 months of a tennis match where nobody wanted to be held accountable and nobody wanted to really talk about the details and sort it out. back in november it was former player to leader popal who 1st went public with allegations that key figures in the afghan football federation had sexually abused players june former president care of them was banned for life and fined 900000 euros but a lawyer representing him has said he will seek to appeal the ruling. up to no evidence doesn't meet the. standard of proof. and that's that and make sure that decision. kelly lindsey disagrees but has also lost faith in fee for president giani in fenty you know. he's not my president of football he did not hold up the gold standard that should be held up by fifa on
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human rights and women's rights and i don't believe he should be the president after the way this case was handled the woman's world cup has been a big success but the afghan abuse scandal is a reminder of the long road ahead. remind us of our top story this hour. nominates a takeover as the president of the european commission has been meeting with the current president drawn on other top officials in brussels. is facing opposition from some members of the european parliament who must. only go just download from google. give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news also use it to send us photos videos.
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