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i am. this is the w. new lawyer from butler and the venezuela's president says he survived a drone attack in the capital on her. own my daughter was attending a military parade when the alleged incident occurred now the blame game my daughter says colombia is behind the apparent to the assassination attempt as well as venezuelan exiles living in the u.s. brought up the u.s. response and the latest from crack or succumbing are. a powerful earthquake
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strikes indonesia is on and of long broke with reports of several people killed so this is just two weeks separate quake on the same on and left more than a dozen people that. come protesters faced off with counts of demonstrators at the headquarters of the united states is most powerful gun lobby our correspondent takes us into the thick of it. i'm having a home free glad you could join me well the blame game is underway off to an apparent assassination attempt on venezuelan president nicolas maduro off a ledge to drone bomb attack during a military parade on saturday my daughter blamed colombia venezuela next saul's living in the u.s. state of florida u.s. national security adviser john bolton pushed back on that
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a short time ago. there was no u.s. government involvement in this at all just within the past couple of hours i've spoken with our charge a in caracas the head diplomatic official down there he and his staff are up much of the night making sure that americans in venezuela are safe as of now now with respect to what happened last afternoon look could be a lot of things from a pretext set up by the majority in itself to something else that was the u.s. national security adviser that out let's take a look at how that alleged attack on folded his venezuelan president maduro respecting at a military parade in caracas by. in full flow suddenly cut short. this footage broadcast live on state television shows the moment when an apparent explosion rocked the military parade sending hundreds fleeing on foot.
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the government declared it in assassination attempt. that i'm going to face which i don't want to see on the explosions were heard which we have established as coming from multiple drone idea. of the fact of what i want to people to find out that they will not think that it was an attempt on the life of the president of venezuela nicolas maduro but to put everyone on the attack has failed to. complete them in. just hours later mudra gave a defiant speech speculating that the incident was a right wing conspiracy with ties abroad done to the sheehan i mean ten thousand or so i see not a movie there has been an attempt to assassinate me. i have no doubt that this all points to the extreme right and then a swale a in alliance with the right in colombia and that colombia's president one man one sentence is behind this attempt i have no doubt. the
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socialist president has often accused the right wing opposition of plotting a coup but as the economy continues to weaken widespread protests have become one of the biggest threats to my duros administration. oh we're joined now by correspondent also gushy lanka who's in the venezuelan capital caracas welcome all sky now venezuela's government says this alleged attack on my daughter involved drones to the explosives that fire fighters both have disputed that they say gas cylinder explode it what concrete facts all that about this. well the only times we've calcified witnesses that reported seeing a flying object explode near the stairs were resolutely. and also the remains of an explosive gas cylinders in a nearby apartment other than that there is a video that we're seeing where it's really not clear what's going on now the government has to reveal evidence that that's their land because there's
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a lot of skepticism to their to their claim that it was how this was president he claimed to have had over fifty assassination plots against my who in his career has claimed over twenty assassination plots but this is the first time we see one actually play out if it is an elaborate lie that the evidence would be able to prove their credibility but for now we have not seen much also we understand there's been some claims of involvement and responsibility tell us about those. yes there's a group kong that she shouldn't soldiers that put out a memo on social media claiming responsibility on the attack and calling the operation phoenix they say they're backed by the constitution and that they are planning to change the government you're going to spoil it but there's really no way to verify that it is an actual claim some journalists have backed it up but it
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is still unclear if this is an actual claim of responsibility for his actions so a claim from the so-called. soldier the daughter says that some of those allegedly involved have been arrested do we know who they are we don't know much of who they are we know that there's at least four people arrested after the attack some. leaders of the government have said that they were arrested trying to flee. after the bombs and slowed it but there's not much information other than that and what the president said in his speech last say accusations seconding at the moment is little evidence at this stage have we had from the accused well the opposition has been very quiet about. this is the situation but there is. one of the groups the opposition groups has said that they are very worried
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that there's more accusations that investigations about this action and they are saying that there there are claims you change this document is constitutional and as should be made such not violence actions against the government also in the venezuelan capital caracas thank you for your reporting and analysis. let's get a check now on some of the other stories making news around the world police in switzerland have confirmed that twenty people were killed off a vintage airplane crashed in the swiss alps on saturday the world war two aircraft smashed into a mountainside else to go around two thousand five hundred meters off just taking off from the capital plane was carrying seventeen passengers and three crew. wildfires have kicked up in southern portugal over one of the hottest weekends on
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rec ord for the iberian peninsula hundreds of firefighters were sent to battle the blaze with the assistance of water bombing aircraft the your white heat wave has been especially severe in portugal and spain with temperatures exceeding forty five degrees celsius on saturday. in the u.s. police and demonstrators have clashed in the city of portland in oregon where hundreds of far right activists faced off with anti fascist protesters police made arrests as they tried to keep the two sides apart to use stun grenades to disperse the crowds. in tunisia has lifted a tsunami warning that was issued following a powerful seven point zero magnitude earthquake the quake struck several hours ago in the north off the island of long walk they've been no immediate reports of casualties but the quake forced some people to flee their homes to move to higher ground a separate earthquake hit the same island last week killing at least sixteen people
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. and a short while ago i spoke to journalist critic ovett ago in jakarta and asked her about the situation in long book. well as a student there have been three casualties register so far this comes after seventeen people mostly tourists were killed last week when another huge earthquake hit the same kaila and earthquake only passed about four hours ago so they were better prepared and there's no longer a tsunami warning but the disaster agency has warned everyone who is on long island to be kate to higher ground despite the tsunami warning being lifted and aftershocks of the quake of which there were over sixty were felt as far as bali which is a very popular tourist destination as well. across the kind of course certainly a week ago there was that six point four magnitude quake that you mentioned exactly in the same location that killed over a dozen people of course as early days but does this quake look as bad as
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well in terms of magnitude slightly higher at six point nine to six point four but basically because it came so quickly after the last one many of the most vulnerable vulnerable residents of lombok are already in camps have vacated their homes and there are already much much he worked worse than there were just last week so looking at the casualties will be fewer this time around but yes the magnitude is greater than the one last. critical about to go in and she caught thank you thanks. and the us protesters have demonstrated that the head course of the national rifle association against the group's role in blocking stricter gun control laws protest is called the tougher background checks to buy as a gun ban on assault weapons but supporters of the powerful gun lobby also came to voice their opposition against such restrictions c.w. sky richardson reports now from fairfax virginia. in
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a polarized national debate a rare display of the two sides talking to each other but both are holding their ground. yet you're put property over life which is a crime no it's not your news i'm sure i can thank you everybody else is necessary to helen in the freezer for my home as we are it's a heated discussion as protesters and counter protesters clashed over the role of guns in the united states this is a stop on the margins our lives national road trip that's been aimed at raising awareness about gun violence and registering people to vote as you can see it's a smaller protest than some of the ones we've seen earlier this year but the location is important we're here right in front of the national rifle association which they blame for buying off politicians. across a police barricade and are a supporters they it's people not guns that are the problem they don't want any restrictions on their ability to carry such weapons it's someone who doesn't follow
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the law because we lose face the criminals don't follow the law comes out and decides to hurt me or anyone else in the group i want to have adequate protection to help those kind of people who guns are the great equalizer it's you know if i'm up against two hundred fifty pound man i cannot physically defend myself without some form of you know self-defense weapon. but showing up wearing guns is horrifying for students who have seen their classmates gunned down before their eyes i'm not saying you know take away all their guns but i'm like you right there are disregarding like the laws everyone has like lost a lot. in america to gun violence in light is like disrespectful. walking all over was a student who died in the mass shooting at a high school in parklane florida earlier this year he was gunned down by an air fifteen by someone who was known to be a threat today's his eighteenth birthday we're not going to forget about him because this shouldn't be happening i shouldn't have told this poster he should be here with us with elections just three months away there's no sign of compromise
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gun control advocates will have to make good on their promise to vote out politicians who support the n.r.a. . struggle striker mario gomez has retired from the german national team after an eleven year international career saying he wants to make way for a new generation of players in january the thirty three year olds moved back to his boyhood club stoke art school rink eight goals in sixteen games and earning a surprise call up to germany's world cup squad after missing out on a triumph in a twenty four team respond his father and german mother he chose to play for his country of birth making his debut in two thousand and seven he finishes his germany career with thirty one goals in seventy eight appearance. toni kroos has been named germany's player of the year by the sports journalists association beating five books newspapers and into second place with almost five
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times as many votes the rail madrid matilda was rewarded for another excellent pub season which show him claim the third straight champions league title other winners imputed jennifer merritt who was named the best female player in your pine coasts and at the coaching category who retired after leading by munich to the title. and are minded now the top story this hour venezuela's president nicolas maduro has survived what he calls an assassination attempt carried out with explosive laden dros my daughter blamed the alleged attack on a long year. and venezuelan exiles living in the u.s. both colombia and the u.s. deny any involvement. and there are poor but at least three people killed in indonesia following a strong seven point zero magnitude earthquake the quake struck the on end of the old book already the site of a deadly quake a week ago or thirty seven if the tsunami warning briefly in place following the
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