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this is deja vu news that live from earth led to a european summit with a pact and genda leaders gather in brussels with gregg's it on the forefront of their minds but there's also the issue of a possible trade war with the united states looming over the meeting we will have the latest from our correspondent also coming up facebook boss mark zuckerberg breaks his silence admitting mistakes have been made he says he's sorry about his company's handling of the cambridge analytical privacy scandal but is it too little
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too late and from the running track to the football pitch could you say both be germany's next soccer superstar the sprinting legend will train with bundesliga side will receive dortmund on friday we'll hear why he's taking on the football world's. i'm sorry kelly welcome to the program thanks for joining us european union leaders are in brussels for a busy today summit that begins soon the two main issues will be u.s. president donald trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum and of course brags it but for british prime minister to resign may gregg's it is not the only subject on her agenda she is hoping to encourage other e.u. leaders to drownd julie condemn russia if follows the nerve agent attack on a former russian spy and his daughter early in the england. earlier this month may
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also wants european countries to take action against russian spy networks the british government has already expelled twenty three russian diplomats over allegations that they were spies working undercover. russia staged a brazen and reckless attack against the united kingdom when its ten percentage the merger of two people on the streets of seoul spring i'll be raising this issue with my counterparts today because it's clear that the russian strategy does not respect borders and indeed the instance insoles free was part of a passionate russian aggression against europe and its new neighbors from the western balkans to the middle east. and for more let's bring in our correspondent mattis who is covering that summit for us and joins us now from brussels welcome to you garrick thanks for being with us to reason may we just saw there looking for support from her colleagues at brussels today is she likely to get it. a shallow show of solitary t.
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here when leaders arrive for this summit a lot of expressions that they are fully on the side of the u.k. on that issue and if you look at the draft conclusions for this summit there is of course a condemnation of that attack in the u.k. no way endorsement of any finger pointing towards russia though so the e.u. here is a little more careful because they want to wait for the analysis of of international experts sourced but it is a stronger message than has been sent out by foreign ministers or at least that is expected in the conclusions at the end of what is going to be a long summit day absolutely because there are so many topics on the agenda because at the same time a wants to talk off on the transition phase that has been agreed by the press that negotiators michel barnier and david stay vis the german chancellor praised the work of. and you need today and that's transition period
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will be waifs through if you want because the details have already been hammered out but apart from that theresa may will not make much progress here the e.u.'s made over and over clear again to her that the chief price of negotiator is michelle kwan yin the third is when they go she ations our place but they will of course listen to her ideas of a deep and special relationship and well they will send back the message that nothing is agreed on celebrity thing is agreed to and that yet a lot of sticking points are to be clarified and speaking about the sick by scare because how is that impacting the mood there in brussels just generally speaking i mean does this brags that is it impacting the unity of the block for example when it comes to all of the other topics that will be discussed. we currently see rock solid solidarity when it comes to all the other topics and that in times of crisis
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but you can't help to see the bitter irony that on the day when it's the second anniversary of the terror attacks when that that the u.k. is is talking about leaving a cup where it hopes to find allies to fight terrorism on a day where apparently the trade minister of the trade commissioner rather of the e.u. has achieved at least a temporary exclusion from the trade tariffs that donald trump is slapping on steel and alum minium and of course at a time when there is environmental challenges there is terrorism there's a there's a lot of key issues where the u.k. seeks solidarity also when it comes to the poison attack in the u.k. itself and that is the time when bracks it is also on the table there is bitter irony in that. matus in brussels thank you.
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we made mistakes that is what facebook boss mark zuckerberg has said in response to the data scandal involving his company and data mining firm cambridge analytic in a statement on his facebook profile and in an interview shortly thereafter sucker broke up pollack eyes that promised users a new feature to turn off third party apps apps which came with the analytical allegedly used to harvest private information. it began with an innocent personality quiz and ended up with a fifty million facebook profiles being used to sway elections. now the question is why didn't facebook do more to protect its users dunta. the scientist behind the quiz says he is a scapegoat. did you know what they were going to do with it did you know what their interest was no i mean that's the thing i was pretty heavily siloed of anything as far as funders or clients i found out about donald trump just like
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everybody else through the news portal to give people more options than just facebook's founder mark zuckerberg broke days of silence on the scandal admitting the company had made mistakes. i started facebook and at the end of the day i'm responsible for what happens on our platform we will learn from this experience to secure a platform further and make our communities safer for everyone going forward. he's promised to make it easier for users to manage their privacy settings. even so lawmakers are demanding answers from the man at the helm. wouldn't it be great for him to show up like most americans do want to have to testify as to the practices of his company he can make millions of dollars in the united states around the world but at least he ought to respect our laws there's concern outside the us to
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a long time demanding an explanation of why this could have happened whether german users in accounts were affected and what facebook intends to do to stop anything like this from happening again. so for. added to a plummeting share price and threats of legal actions from investors. has much to think about but perhaps the biggest concern is loss of trust. so when weird things show my face goes down like i that's exactly right just when search on the internet can increase the output it worried about what it was doing with my information before sunday's lost information with the call to the process makes this feeling even stronger. the more that emerges the more questions mount about one company's role and done to protection and democracy. let's get a quick check now of some other stories making news around the world former french president nicolas sarkozy has hit out at allegations that he allegedly accepted
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funding from late libyan dictator moammar gadhafi sarkozy said that there was no physical evidence of wrongdoing he was placed under formal investigation on wednesday for allegedly accepting millions from gadhafi for his two thousand and seven election campaign. syrian state television is reporting that more than two hundred people have been evacuated from the rebel held town of harasta in eastern guta a deal allowing them passage to government territory was announced after weeks of compartment a rights group says that the government's offensive on guta has killed more than fifteen hundred civilians. here in germany a court has sentenced an afghan man to life in prison for the sexual assault of murder of a woman in freiburg it's a case that has raised concerns about immigration not least because the man was convicted of attempted murder in greece before arriving here judges though have sent a powerful message that germany won't be lenient with new arrivals. it's the most
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severe penalty a german court can impose a life sentence and preventive detention afterwards for the perpetrator the core group the afghan migrant plant the crime try to cover it up and accepted the likelihood of the victim's death her parents' lawyer said he was satisfied with the verdict. as to determining the severity of the crime it was important to hear this it must be said that this is a murder case in which the severity considerably goes beyond that of other cases but us and those cute since. october two thousand and sixteen it was here at the riverbank in the city of five book that the perpetrator attacked his victim he pushed the medical student off her bike sexually assaulted her then threw her into the river the case hiking to debate over germany's refugee policy someone seeking
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protection had committed murder the right wing populist alternative for germany party used the case to criticize the government the perpetrator spectrum and also raised questions he had been convicted in greece of attempted murder but was released on probation he then disappeared and ended up in germany the authorities were clueless and internets and. regrettably the greek authorities did launch an international search if they hot a suspect would have been identified during a routine check. in for sheehan and. the perpetrators age was also heavily disputed the migrant claimed he was a minor but a medical examination revealed that he was likely to be at least twenty two years old that's why adult criminal law was applied to the verdict of the perpetrator that means he's likely to never again walk free in public.
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the world's fastest man is pushing ahead with his quest to become a professional footballer you same bolt will train with dortmund on friday and warmed up for his big audition with a friendly match against diego maradona of course. after dominating the athletics track for almost ten years you same bolt has turned his attention to football. at the age of thirty one he wants to try and go professional this way he got his big chance to impress manchester united coach joe say marino in a five aside primal a vent. you know. before. you. bolt was looking to does alongside fifty seven year old diego maradona though his
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football skills were not always on show was. his big test however comes on friday he will join his latest so i drew see a dortmund's for an open training session. to get. difficult due to. the sort of. it's a part training for now but ballz athleticism and no small measure of confidence mean the most def ready just crossover in sports could really happen. and it would be absolutely incredible if it does but meantime it is crunch time for players from the thirty two teams taking part in the football world cup as their coaches will decide who gets selected to play in russia their talents will be tested in a couple of friendly matches and one of the juiciest clashes reigning champions germany need fellow european giants spain on friday. it's almost decision
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time on friday night germany take on spain in the first of two world cup warm up matches for coach joachim love it's a chance to test his side's mettle against a fellow tournament favorites and an opportunity for his players to show why they deserve a states on the plane to russia competition is this thesis that. suzanne you sort of view but we have always had good play is it's. not just the legs or eleven twenty or twenty five. so it's a great situation for a coach is from then on the opposite to its own despite the embarrassment of riches at his disposal love knows this side will need to be at their best if germany are to repeat their world cup heroics this time around. their showdown with spain and their match at home to brazil on choose day night should provide a glimpse of their credentials. and with that you are up to date now on t w news
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i'm sarah kelly in berlin thank you so much for joining us to see you again soon after today. this is a germany is a strong country. we have achieved so much we can do this and if something henderson says we must overcome it in the. going where it's uncomfortable global news that matters t.w. made for mines.


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