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let's. cut through the noise to get to the truth. my name is sarah kelly and i work today. thanks. this is news live from berlin a grim warning from the u.s. government's top infectious disease experts. i would not be surprised if we go up to 100000 a day if this does not turn around and so i am very concerned dr anthony felt she says the number of new corona virus infections in the united states could explode if more isn't done to contain the virus also coming up. rooting out the far right
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germany's elite soldiers the k s k commandos are to be partially disbanded following reports of right wing extremism in their ranks. and fenced off and under some of it surveillance of palestinian family shows you don't use what their lives have become in the west bank as israel plans to annex parts of the territory. i'm already in is a welcome to the program we begin with a warning from the u.s. government's top infectious disease expert dr anthony fauci has sounded the alarm about the rapid spread of the corona virus in the country he says the number of daily cases could more than double if the country fails to contain a surgeon factions across several states. another bleak warning from the
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experts speaking to lawmakers in washington the message couldn't be clearer. and i'm very concerned about what's going on right now particularly in the 4 states that are accounting for about 50 percent of the new infections but the other vulnerable states so i'd have to say the numbers speak for themselves i'm very concerned and i'm not satisfied with what's going on because we're going in the wrong direction that the states he's referring to a florida arizona texas and california they've seen infections surge forcing governors to wind back efforts to reopen their economies. states the bore the brunt of the virus early and making quarantine mandatory for the new arrivals of vulnerable divide between former and current virus hotspots we can't just focus on those areas that are having the surge it puts the entire country at risk we are
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now having 40 plus 1000 new cases a day i would not be surprised if we go up to $100000.00 a day if this does not turn around dr found she was just one in a chorus of concerned voices who say not enough americans assertion distancing all wearing masks unfortunately this simple lifesaving practice has become part of the political debate that says this if you're for trump you don't wear a mask and you're against trump you do that's why i've suggested that the president occasionally wear a mask over or the republican urge the president to set a better example for many the stakes are too high for any political stigma surrounding mosques. earlier i spoke with correspondent stephens humans and washington asked him what's being done to bring the coronavirus pandemic under
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control there they are basically on their knees mystify all g. and his colleagues on their knees and beg for young people to be. to be cautious and not together in lots krauts they are on their knees and beg people to wear masks when ever there and however they are out in the boat and not in their private homes so it is those little things of course they larger problem too and that is still testing and tracing. there is actually numbers out there and theories that predict since that the number off the daily cases is above 100000 already because it's a largely under reported however this is what. she and other experts saying where masts do not fall for fall safety avoid the beaches and the bars and what have you and where is the federal leadership it's not coming from the white house as at the
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moment still the president is missing in action when it comes to wearing a mask or aunt guidance and mend a tory rules meant it mandates for the states on a federal level and here's some of the other developments in the corona virus pandemic brazil has reported nearly 40000 new infections in the past 24 hours alone the country's overall death toll is now approaching 60000 china has identified a new flu virus carried by pigs that can infect humans according to researchers the new strain has the potential to become a pandemic virus although they say there is not yet an imminent threat and european plane manufacturer airbus is cutting $15000.00 jobs after seeing its business plummet due to the pandemic the majority of positions slashed will be in france and in germany. german defense minister on a cut our has ordered the partial dissolution of germany's elite k s k commandos following reports of right wing extremism in their ranks the unit which specializes
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in anti terror and rescue operations may face a major reorganization and up to 70 of its $1400.00 personnel could be cut military investigators announce that they suspect 20 k. is a personnel of holding stream right views the defense minister accusing the unit of quote toxic leadership culture and said it cannot cannot continue to exist in its present form. our reporter max merrill is following this story for us max thanks for joining us so how serious is the problem of right wing extremism well it's a problem in itself in the german forces but here in this so-called k s k unit it's rife 5 times the average amount of far right individuals have been identified then comparison to generally in the german forces and that internal report has been very damning i mean you mentioned this toxic leadership culture that they have identified that they have seen extremist tendencies that have been tolerated they
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say by the leadership and a lax handling of equipment and ammunition which is very disturbing i mean disappearing some of which was found recently at a soldier's home they did praise the efforts in deployments of this unit but also have said that there will be no more training exercises or deployments abroad for the time being and this whole unit is on probation until october 31st and leadership here it is said has allowed parts of this unit to become autonomous and also encourage or at least not discourage far right tendencies so it sounds like that's been building for a while so why has it taken german authorities so long to crack down on this well i think it's hard to say really it's baffling to say the least i mean it is a very secretive organization it's actually not even known to the. public how big it is the exact size and how many people work for it but the opposition has strongly condemned the saying that the government has trivialized the issue and
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also dropped the ball here i mean since 2017 it has been known that there's a problem here there was a party back then that was took the headlines where they were hitler salutes from members of this case k. units and on a good come. said there's been a huge failure to act while others would probably level that criticism at her now she's going to present solutions on wednesday and set up a team to further analyze the problem but this is a real dangerous issue i mentioned that i mean issues missing i mean 85000 rounds of ammunition have been unaccounted for and also 62 kilograms of explosives and does this spell the end for the german special forces i mean how do they recover from something like this well exactly i mean i think it can't really remain in the current form that is also the feeling of this internal report but they have this extreme pressure to act now they have said that they want to reform it critics say that's not really feasible but if there is no progress until that probation period
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that is set until october 31st they have said that it could be despondent but so far the idea is to reform rather than to completely disband you know his maxwell thanks for that. now to some of the other stories making news around the world. president donald trump has approved plans to withdraw all nearly $10000.00 u.s. troops from germany he did not specify when the reductions would happen but it's expected most of the personnel will be sent to poland. president has repeatedly accused germany of not contributing enough to nato spending. germany has taken over the rotating presidency of the european council for the next 6 months berlin will organize an preside over all european union meetings chancellor angela merkel said her focus during the presidency would be on the coronavirus pandemic and europe's economic recovery. a flag raising ceremony in hong kong has marked the 23rd
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anniversary of the former british colonies return to chinese rule it was held just hours after a new national security legislation took effect the new law will punish crimes of succession secession subversion terrorism and collusion with foreign forces and that could be punished with up to life in prison. at least 1000 people are dead after an explosion at a medical center in the iranian capital tehran the blast is believed to have been caused by a gas leak that sparked a blaze that firefighters have since brought under control. the israeli cabinet is poised to debate the end accession of several jewish settlements in the occupied west bank the move would inflame tensions with palestinians and hamper any future of peace negotiations over the status of the territory bike is a palestinian enclave on the west bank just outside jerusalem and completely surrounded by a village of israeli settlers soon this settler land could become part of israel
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palestinians say that would be unacceptable correspondent tanya kramer reports from buy to excess. this tunnel road leads to the palestinian village of beit exile next to the security barrier that separates israel from the occupied west bank at this particular spot the fans of the israeli barrier was built around a house belonging to one palestinian family that i have slipped in this almost unique enclave right next to a jewish settlement the entrance gate and cameras are remotely monitored. like other palestinians wonders what will happen to his home if the settlement becomes officially part of israel a move based on the controversial you as peace proposal put forth in january. but. i consider the annexation that we're hearing about to be a show of american and israeli arrogance in order to confiscate more land the
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israeli and american governments just want the land but without the people killed. so far israel hasn't presented any official maps to explain which areas it could next 1st and where the lines would be drawn and i have is concerned that the move could lead to yet more isolation and further restrictions on movement is specially since the trump plan and visions only limited enclaves for the palestinians. that. there's no future. there's no hope of. my hopes are gone that so the support we see for the israelis nobody cares about us palestinians out of that off at work with all of the movement between different parts of the occupied west bank is already very complicated for palestinians so no we also want to go to the settlement it's just literally and lead away from us but to get there we have to drive to the nearest checkpoint and it will take us some time. it's more than an hour's drive to
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cross the kalandia checkpoint. only palestinians with an israeli permit can cross from here. from there we return to the settlement of given her. one of the settlements. like most residents he's waiting for more details on the an exception plans from the israeli government. significant things that could come out of this plan is that it can open up a very positive opportunity for us to expand our settlements for our children and it's also good for the people on the other side of the fence if an exaggeration goes ahead it's expected to be a long process on the palestinian side of the fence uncertainty is crowing us once again maps everything good without the people living there having much say about
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where the lines are drawn. the 2021 africa cup of nations has been postponed to january 2022 the confederation of african football postponed the tournaments due to the covert 900 health crisis which had disrupted qualification games across the continent the biennial cup of nations was due to kick off on january 9th next year and to be hosted by cameroon the exact date for the rescheduled tournaments is yet to be determined. in the well manchester city's leroy's nabi on byron munich next season according to reports an agreement has been reached with only a medical check holding up the completion of the transfer buying one and sunny last year but a knee injury put everything on ice so he was worth around 100000000 euros and now the germany international is set to sign for half of that. this is news here's a reminder of the top stories at this hour the few us government's top infectious
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disease expert has issued a grim warning about the rapid spread of the corona virus in the country dr anthony fauci says the number of daily cases can reach 100000 if the country fails to contain a surge in infections. you're watching t.v. news don't forget you can keep up to date on a website that's you know video dot com and you can follow us on twitter and instagram as well as t w news i'm on the ne so thanks for joining us. what secrets lie behind us was. discover new adventures in 360 degree. and explore fascinating world heritage sites. g.w. world heritage 360 get kidnapped now. w's crime fighters
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