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ok. this is the news live from berlin is it time up for to talk in the united states president says hill he plans to ban the app over concerns about chinese spying so what now for the video platform and u.s. chinese relations also coming up. democracy deferred elections in hong kong are delayed for a year sheep executive carrie lam says a surge in coronavirus cases is the reason. and we follow a coronavirus task force and italy israel and look at efforts to contain cope 19 in
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one of the country's major hotspots. and a story of birds and beer why drinkers in a small town in germany are getting their feathers ruffled. a moment is of thanks for joining us we start in the united states where president donald trump says he'll take action as soon as saturday to ban the chinese own the video app tick-tock trump says he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order to enforce the action u.s. officials say poses a national security threat made concerns that beijing can access the data that collects media reports a white house the white house is also preparing to force to talks owner chinese firm by dance to sell its u.s. operations microsoft is reportedly already in talks as a potential buyer. now let's bring in our business correspondent in new york
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so what power does trump actually have to put pressure on a chinese company like that. well i mean u.s. president donald trump probably could not directly alter to talk or. the other company to sell the u.s. operations for example but as we heard he could say ok we're going to ban talk and then they could decide to sell for example the u.s. operations to microsoft and then maybe u.s. president donald trump would. take this author back so that's probably how the whole deal could work and what is behind the american government's mistrust of this app to talk. well i mean they have charges for quite some time that talk is actually collecting privacy data from its
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users so we have those accusations those charges by the way not just in the united states but also in the u.k. or in germany at tick tock of itself i'm always was saying that well for example is the u.s. operations all the servers are all also u.s. based but still there were some suspicions that even if the service are in the u.s. that does not necessarily mean that dater has not been transferred to abusing and looking at the business aspect of things here we've heard reports that microsoft might be trying to buy the u.s. shares of tik tok would this be a good deal from microsoft. well i mean to talk is incredibly successful was in a very short time span that just recently served pos 2000000000 downloads off the tick top at the world wide as far as we know there are estimates that tick tock the
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end tire operation might be worth about $50000000000.00 so all new to us i pop aeration is would go for less and that is money that microsoft quote clearly fort about on the other side then microsoft also might be right in between those 2 struggling superpowers of the united states and china so we will wait and see if microsoft is really following that path d.w. business correspondent younes court in new york thank you. 3 people have been charged in connection with the hacking of prominent twitter accounts 2 weeks ago prosecutors say a 17 year old from florida in the us was the mastermind behind the hack that duped people into making bitcoin donations and affected some of the platforms most high profile accounts including former u.s. president barack obama democratic presidential candidate joe biden microsoft founder bill gates as well as some companies accounts like apple and twitter said
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the hackers targeted some of its employees who had access to its internal systems. now hong kong's legislative elections scheduled for september have been postponed for a year chief executive carrie lam says the delay is necessary due to a surge in coronavirus cases but opposition lawmakers aren't convinced they can use the government of using the pandemic as a pretext to thwart the pro-democracy movement there germany has responded by suspending its extradition treaty with the territory. hong kong's election 4 years ago it should happen again in september but instead the poll has been pushed back by a full year not how saving at the well off but it was a very very difficult decision to postpone the legislative council election which takes place every 4 years but it's necessary to fight off the coronavirus to protect people's health and up hold public safety we also have to ensure the
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election process is fair and open. things high peace. ironically to curb the pro-democracy protests on const chief executive has activated a rarely used nearly century old emergency power dating from the british colonial times. that allows for short term only delays to elections. where does ition to postpone the trainee trente electrical election has nothing to do with politics has nothing to do with the likely outcome of this round of elections. dismayed by the delay the opposition is warning of a constitutional crisis. he said that he said to me that you're one of those people who are not us these well this is some of those well because it was
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this something more city against the basic law against the promises made by. some city 30 years ago. around half the 70 members of hong kong's legislative council are appointed by the beijing backed government after a year of often violent protests and the imposition of a heavily criticised security law the opposition had been optimistic. for the 1st time there were hopes of a democratic majority beijing will not let that happen and seize the rising number of coronavirus cases as an opportunity to delay the vote. now to some of the other stories making news around the world. officials in portugal say at least 2 people have been killed and dozens injured after an intercity train collided with a maintenance vehicle under the passengers were on board when the crash occurred
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near the central city of colima. hurricane is a year this is churning through the caribbean bringing strong winds and flooding to puerto rico and some islands of the bahamas hurricane warning has been issued for parts of florida where the storm is expected to hit on saturday. british filmmaker alan parker has died at the age of $76.00 after a long illness he started his career in advertising and later shot to fame as the director of films like midnight express mississippi burning and evita parker was awarded a knighthood and the bafta fellowship. israel has suffered a surge in coronavirus cases in recent weeks and the city of been a brok is a hot spot one of the most densely populated and poorest cities in israel and home to a large ultra-orthodox population the municipality has set up a task force to contain contain the pandemic and the w.'s tanya kramer went to see
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how it's working. most of morgan's turn is on his way to the main synagogue in the center of the neighbor ark home to a largely ultra orthodox or hardy the community the synagogue is closed because of the pandemic people have to pray outside. without marking stern who works as a lawyer manages in this free time a corona taskforce. this is stigma and the general public against the us for also dogs and against been a block off only people seem to have a demon all sick and that they're infecting people that it's evil but it's not true and i don't think there's any other community that keeps the rules as strictly as we deal with the mechanical boy with a view. over 2400 residents are currently infected with call that 19 and their new cases every day in
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a brac is one of the most densely populated cities in israel. yes boy. the autry abridgements for 20 family members shares 75 square meters and one bathroom one shower one person get sick everyone will get sick. on a simple almost many don't have internet no smartphones they can't get information online but this information on billboards. made a lot of adult the menace apology has now set up a so-called war room to handle the crisis this is modern stern and his team supported by the israeli army work every day of the week except about was some ultra orthodox communities forbid the use of modern technologies modern stands team rely on them every neighborhood is monitored to help isolate people who have tested positive for the virus. we take those people when you see infected and send them
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out of the city if they agree to it of course because we believe that the more cases we move out the less karuna whisper it in this city you. a family of 8 needs to be placed in quarantine in jerusalem they're taken by ambulance to one of the hotels that have been turned into quarantine centers run by the israeli military morgan stern is back on the road the virus keeps him busy all the time. it's hard it's very difficult and very demanding but it don't give up someone is watching over us. been a block is taking up the task to keep the virus from spreading further just like the rest of the country which is in the midst of a 2nd wave of the pandemic. let's take a look now at the latest developments in the corona virus pandemic mexico has
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overtaken britain with the world's 3rd highest death toll behind brazil and the u.s. mexican officials have recorded almost 47000 fatalities british prime minister boris johnson says he is putting the brakes on using lockdown measures and will instead be imposing new restrictions that's after a new spike in corona virus infections in the u.k. and germany has added 3 northern spanish regions to its list of high risk destinations anyone arriving from those areas will have to produce a negative virus test or go go into quarantine for 2 weeks. now for a story of fear and birds german state of bavaria is well known for its love of beer and its immense production of the beverage but in one small town there drinkers are going thirsty and all because of a pair of feathery friends. back a cold that's locked in just 2 machine gun fire. or
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perhaps in this t.v. . journey from africa. to nest in the small german town of varia normally it's seen as a sign of good luck chooses to nest in the not for the. protected species in germany chose a rather inconvenient spot to nest to this year. we already had one last year and the roof of the brewery and the young storks when they come back they often come back to the same place so they look for a place to build their nest and they did it in the chimney of the brewery. be a production was forced to be suspended and christian needed a special craftsman to carefully move the nest so production could resume but then came the coronavirus lock down. we. had already planned that when the nest was
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built we would be able to raise it but when it was finished we were in full lockdown no craftsman were available. with no trades person available christian was forced to wait as his piece starts began to run lloyd. the baby stores have since hatched it would covert restrictions slightly lifting the nest could be moved next week. a craftsman is coming next week he's going to build the elevation we hope to be able to start brewing beer in the next week but we have to wait 5 or 6 weeks until the beer is ready so around mid september so there will be a short period of time which will have to find other solutions. will be a run for right this brewery for a few weeks the stork seem unfazed by the trouble they've caused maybe plotting
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