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>> more than 50 people are dead in egypt after military supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi clash on sunday. it is the worst violence in more than a month. military captures top al qaeda operative, delta force operatives grabbed anas al-liby over the weekend. john boehner drew a line in the sand. he warned the country is headed for its first ever, process to
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destroy chemical weapons in syria. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. egypt has seen one of it's bloodiest days since the government seized. most of the fighting was in cairo but there were clashes in other cities as well. supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi, are there were rival protests at the presidential palace in cairo.
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a report now from cairo and we are not naming our correspondent for security reasons. >> downtown cairo on sunday. a day for celebrating the military. instead it saw gun fire, tear gas and civil unrest. this was ramsey street north of tar tahrir square. , protesters took to the streets. some marched on tahrir square but on the surrounding streets security was tight. in places police used tear gas to control the crowds. against what they considered an illegitimate government. >> this killer, the streetsd are full of people, struggle against this killer.
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>> we are all the muslim people, all the egyptian people, one human, anti-government. >> but tahrir square painted a different picture. forming a center of celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1973 october war with israel, secures checks into the square. some had come with one purpose in mind. anticoup protestors can't come over here because the egyptian people will protect egypt. >> celebrations on one side and protests on the other. from suez in the east to minia south of cairo, violent scenes. the report suggests a number of
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dead and injured. october the 6th is meant to be a celebration of egypt's military might. a day when its people marked their thanks for its achievements. but for these people, on the streets of cairo, that is the last thing on their minds. al jazeera, cairo. >> an alliance of morsi supporters including the muslim brotherhood has called for more protests for this week. more in tahrir square this friday. forces captured abu anas al-liby, has been on the most wanted list for over a decade. it was part of two u.s. special forces operations pursuing targets in libya and somalia.
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the somalia operation was not successful. the seals went after but failed to capture the leader of the al qaeda linked al shabaab. u.s. embassies in kenya and tan assig assignzania. his wife spoke with al jazeera following the raid. >> satisfy dawn prayers he was returning home from the mosque. there were cars waiting for him. i looked outside and saw two white cars, one of them a mercedes. masked men came out of the car but the driver wasn't masked and was adjusting them when he came out. from his features he was libyan.
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they told him to get in the car close the door and dwroaf of a. >> anas al-liby had a $5 million bounty on his head. >> we hope this makes clear that the united states of america will never stop holding those accountable who act with terror. those terrors organizations literally can -- terrorists organizations can literally run but they cannot hide. >> after graduating from university he spent some time in sudan, he was subsequently released because of lack of evidence and fled the country back to libya. but the libyan government and al-liby's relatives are calling the capture a kidnapping.
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>> he was supposed to present legal document to the libyan government and my brother should have been tried here in libya, no problem like any libyan. >> my father is not objecting to be tried but he should be tried in libya in front of a libyan court. >> al-liby's whereabouts are now unknown, but may soon appear in a new york federal courtroom less than a half mile from the world trade center. al jazeera. >> libyan officials are asking for al-liby's return so he can be tried in his country. no end in sight after the government shut down. congress will get back to work to try to resolve the spending bill, but house speaker john boehner says there will have to be concessions before it will
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pass. >> i told the president, there is no way to pass when there is no votes in the house to pass without a clean debt limit. >> under no circumstances will you pass a clean debt limit? >> we are not going down that path. >> while many federal workers are waiting to go back to work, pentagon workers have been given the green light. >> ordered there by the pentagon in washington and bases around the country and indeed around the world because they can't run the military rightly without them. the department of defense is using the pay our military act to get them back to work as soon as possible. the house and senate met on saturday but continued to have a go on each other blaming each other for the shut down.
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and the broadcast on sunday pretty much the same story. we'll look to see how each house convenes, house at midday and senate at 2:00 p.m. eastern. >> asia pacific cooperation summit better known as apec. a crisis of a different kind has kept president barack obama away. more on the apec summit we're joined by scott heidler. scott goo good day to you. first secretary of state john kerry and his russian counterpart. they have met on the sidelines of a a apec.
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>> telling syria they have to destroy their chemical weapons this was pooh very positive meeting, secretary of state john kerry said he was pleased with syria, also pleased with russia's part in this. so it was a very kind of nice meeting if you will, actually was very pleasant after they came out of that and that's something we can expect kind of going forward with this apec summit here. there will are these side bar conversations and this is one of them and one of the biggest topics will be syria, stephanie. >> and one of the conversations that won't happen is president obama, he is not there at the summit as he was scheduled to
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be. how big a deal is his absence there? >> well, i just spoke with a diplomat, a former singaporeian diplomat, he called it flat out a disaster mainly because of the signal it send to the partners out here in eastern asia and southeastern asia, because they are trying to pass this tpp, and president obama not coming for this as this diplomat put it ask descrowz for the trade -- disastrous for the trade pack, and china is coming up as an economic powerhouse and for them to not have their top leader, president obama and xi jinping
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will are here later. >> scott, thank you. typhoon fitow arrived pack winds up to 94 miles per hour before weakening to a tropical storm. over half a million people have been evacuated, high speed rail service has been suspended in the region. some areas have seen up to eight inches of rain. >> well, it was a messy weekend for a lot of people as we begin the week though things are going to improve. we are going osee improvement down here towards the southwest. let's see what's happening towards northwest. it has been pretty nice over the last 24 hours when you can see
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those slowfers coming i rain sh, rain on monday, rain on tuesday but for seattle we think you're going to be improving with a temperature of about 59°. southwest, red flag warnings for southern california. mofn's going to be a much better day. the humidity is going to be going up and we'll see some better conditions. phoenix 94°, by friday those temperatures will be coming up from a 76 that we saw earlier. for texas things will be improving. mostly small showers and there will be really clear skies. showers down towards mexico, towards the east as well. but central regions, san antonio
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at 88° there. temperatures 85° all across the board. for karen it's pretty much gone now but residual moisture pushing up towards the northeasterly. problems for georgia and the carolinas and atlanta at 73. >> kevin, thank you. crews are working to dismantle syria's chemical weapons arsenal. and the capsize off the coast of italy, casualties could top hundreds. the premiere of... "comic books go to war" >> they were bombarded with shells as snipers were shooting at them... >> cartoon journalists who risk their lives
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to tell the story. >> he was a traumatizing experience... >> al jazeera america presents... "comic books go to war" premiers next sunday 9 eastern. >> obama administration officials said they need to enrol 2.7 u.s. redents between the ages of 18 and 35 in exchange plans to balance risks and hold down costs. will they enrol come 1 october - should they pay the face. >> joining me now is jen mishory, deputy director of young invincibles, she's in washington d.c. and yevgeniy feyman, a research assistant at the manhattan institute. thank you for being with us. i want to start with you yevgeniy feyman. the young people are crucial to the success of obamacare. >> absolutely. they'll balance out the risk pool, they'll keep premiums that need the insurance, and the administration is reaching out to them.
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>> jen, the young invincibles are in the 18-34 group. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. hundreds. >> united nations weapons inspectors have begun dismantling syria's chemical weapon stock. it is a hard job made worse by the raging war there. >> disardisdisarmament, leaked
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reports indicate that syrian president bashar al-assad is cooperating. but it's difficult to assess how big the stock piles are and where they are located. active war zones make the job all that much harder. and according to some analysts mid 2014 may not be realistic. >> the main technical challenges are to be able to destroy the weapons and the chemical components in a safe and secure way in the middle of a war zone. it's never been done before. u.n. inspectors have never had to go in and seize a control and destroy weapons of mass destruction while fighting was still raging. >> others though are skeptical
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about president bashar al-assad's reasons for cooperating with the international community. suggesting he could be disposing of his arsenal for political gains. there is a position, he's got this bracket around him protecting him from attack until he has made good on his promise. it would be so labbous and difficult that bashar al-assad could calculate absolutely that this process going into 2014 could actually see him coming out on top. way to deter an attack by a nuclear armed israel. but disposing of them quickly and efficiently is the priority of the international community. an agreement between prussia and the u.s., this may be coming at the cost of a long term political settlement.
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it's not certain the scheduled peace tok talks in will take ple as said. imran khan, al jazeera. >> mixing and filling equipment for chemical weapons. divers have pulled 83 bodies out of the water off the coast of lampedusa. after the 65 foot vessel took on water and caught fire, passengers were migrants fleeing from northern africa. olympic games, protesters are fighting forced evictions across the country.
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they say slums are being torn down and hundreds are being addition placed. kenyan police say they have evidence that suggests the westgate mall attack was planned weeks in advantages. newly released video show, money was used to pay for a car that brought the attackers to nairobi's westgate mall. when afghanistan's hamed karzai came to power, some schools have changed for the better but there's still plenty of room for improvement. jennifer glass reports. >> it's teacher appreciation day and there's a lot to celebrate. education is one of the biggest successes here. in 2001 when the taliban fell there were own about a million
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afghan children in school mostly boys. this year there are 10.5 million afghan in school. many of them women. >> if you want to make your country better, for that you need to go to college, you need to go to any university, that way he or she wants especially girls because the girls make the half society. >> under the taliban that half society was hidden away and denied an education. for six years the gates of this school were closed to girls. but they came back in big numbers although there weren't number classrooms for 3700 of them. nasreen was one of the first girls through the gate. more than 200 this year, not all
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schools are as successful. >> in school they don't have any facilities. for example, they don't have any expert teachers, building and security are the biggest challenges to the site. >> the united nations say only halfful schools in afghanistan have buildings an only a third of the teachers have official qualifications. yet, this teacher who taught during the time of the italian says things are better now. now the curriculum is the best it's ever been. the school doesn't have the money to put grass on its playing field but the students are clearly happy to be here. jennifer glass, al jazeera, harat. meanwhile about 20
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candidates are up to take over for president karzai including his brother. amateur video of this accident shows a trick losings control and heading into the audience. at least two children are among the dead. the government official says the driver who is under arrest may have been drinking before the deadly crash. a tiger at a zoo in oklahoma attacks an employee. how the animal was able to get hold of the worker. and the new high tech pavement one community is using to battle damaging floodwaters. millions who need assistance now. we appreciate you spending time
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with us tonight. up next is the golden age of hollywood going golden but elsewhere. why l.a.'s mayor has declared a state of emergency for the entertainment industry there. next.
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>> a dangerous attack at an exotic ang mall zoo in winwood, oklahoma. the worker's name has not been
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released but the spokesman said the tiger bit the woman's hand. >> we pounded in their head every morning and every night in our employee meetings that you don't place any part of your body inside the cage. i don't know if it was her goose down jacket that attracted the tiger. >> surgeons were able to save her arm, she remains in stable condition. a nine-year-old boy was able to sneak onto a flight to las vegas. he boarded flight and landed in vegas on thursday morning. he managed to get past tsa agents and flight crew without a boarding pass. both delta and the tsa are
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investigating. record rainfall hit washington state last week causing major flooding but in a few areas all that rain had almost no effect. that's why city like toam are experimenting with a permeable pavement that prevents floods. katherine barrett has more. >> a torrent in tacopma washington. nearby, on this suburban street on the street of puyallup, a street made of special porous asphalt pavement. >> amazing. there isn't any standing water on the street. before we would get our shoes soaking wednesday or muddy going to our cars or front doors. this street doesn't have any on it when it rains. >> this is part of natural
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showcasing of pavement, the sidewalks and the street surface let rainwater flow through into the ground be rather than rushing into storm drains containing potentially dangerous chemicals. these rain gardens manage any overflow. >> it solves our water issue, they don't have to worry about standing water. but it's a bigger issue our population is going to continue to increase so we have to be able to handle the water. >> chemical-laiden runoff can affect wildlife. how fish handle the impact of unfiltered runoff. >> that runoff are appeared to be toxicity, rolling over, loss of equilibrium. >> puyallip joins t tacoma and
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seattle, porous paving and rain gardens may be part of the fix to keep the area's waters safe. katherine barrett, al jazeera, seattle. >> storm water from nearby roofs and hard surfaces. authorities in iran have arrested four workers for allegedly attempting to sabotage one of the country's nuclear facilities. right now they're not saying where the suspects were arrested or the location of the facility they claim was targeted. the announcement implied foreign governments were underneath the plot. over the last several weeks. iran is under international suspension for its suspected newark program. that will do it for now.
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