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rangina said that she fears that it will only bring darker days for the land that her father loved and died for. >> >> this is al jazeera america. tony harris with a look at the top stories. two sounds detected in the ocean that may lead to flight mh370. >> russian protests >> events around the world marking 100 days since three al jazeera journalists detained in egypt. >> and jed bush calls immigration an act of the love - leading to controversy within
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his party. >> it may be the most promising lead in the search for flight mh370 which disappeared a month ago. australia today said a ship detected two long-lasting sounds in the indian ocean consistent with pings emitted from a plane's black boxes, stronger than those reported by a chinese ship. crews are rushing to find the flight data recorder since the batteries only last about a month. lisa stark is in washington. what are the new developments? what do they say to us, what do they tell us, what do they mean for the search effort? >> they are the best evidence yet that they may find the ship. everyone is sounding a word of caution. we have had so many false leads. as you mentioned an australian
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vessel shield heard what -- "ocean shield" heard what appears to be a pinging noise, for 2.5 hours. here is what the man in charge of search said. >> significantly this would be consist with transmissions from both the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder. clearly this is a most promising lead. and probably in the search so far it's the - it's probably the best information that we have had. we haven't found the aircraft yet. we need further conformation. >> they -- confirmation. >> they continue to search on the area with a dozen planes and ships. the focus is for the "ocean shield" to go back to the area, listen for the pings and they'll
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send down a submersible. >> how many longer do we have with the black boxes, with the pings, before the sounds go silent? >> well, it's been about 30 days, in fact, since the plane disappeared, and the battery life is certified for 30 days. manufacturers ensure they last a bit longer, but we don't know how long it will lastment it's critical to -- last. it's critical to listen and find them. >> i'm wondering how family members are reacting to this information. >> they have been on a roller-coaster. a family member told the australian press that they are taking it with caution. until they find wreckage, the families don't want to get their hopes up or dashed. >> the united states is threatening further sanctions against russia as tensions rise in eastern ukraine.
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pro-russia protesters took over government buildings and called for a referendum on ses seeding from the ukraine. there's evidence that the protesters are not locals and are being paid. jonathan betz is here with more on the cities where the protests broke out. >> yes, a lot of new developments, and the u.s. is getting very nervous, this is earlier the same playbook we saw in crimea. real fears moscow may now try to take part of the east ukraine. tens of thousands of russian soldiers are along the border. the region speaks largely russian across eastern ukraine. the darker colours show there are more russian speakers in that part of the country. new demands in three cities of donetsk, dunov and carr kiev. demonstrators broke through barricades on the weekend and
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are demanding vladimir putin send in soldiers as peacekeepers. people in donetsk, by the way, want to vote on whether to join with russia. it's the same calls crimea made and russia answered back by taking it over. >> appreciate it. thank you. we'll keep an eye on that. sound like the same playbook. >> kim is on the ground in donetsk watching this unfold. >> this is a celebration of independence. thousands of pro-russian demonstrators gathered outside the government administration building taken over by activists on sunday. listening to songs of a soviet hera, sending a message of support to those inside. who declared donetsk an independent republic. >> the council is made up of representatives from every town.
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don esque has been announced an independent republic. they signed a resolution which they'll pass to vladimir putin for his help. >> the first demand a resolution giving them the chance to decide. >> translation: we are addressing vladimir putin as the last hope for our future and the future of our children. on the in russia do we see the last remaining culture. >> vladimir putin has been asked to put a force of peacekeepers, if the government in kiev responds with violence. ukraine's acting president says russia is to blame, accusing it of sending provocateurs across the border creating an excuse to evade. >> yesterday the second wave of a special operation against ukraine started. the goal is to destabilize the
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situation in the country, topple the authorities, disrupt the elections and tear the country apart. >> activists spread across the city and a local television station - gunmen stormed the building sending staff running. they left when police fired back. at the main sites police are few and far between. the government and kiev warned they had set up an anti-terrorism unit and will meet armed protesters with force. losing control of the ooes, authorities -- east, authorities know they'll need to act quickly and avoiding the bloodshed of the last president ousting will need to be avoided. >> oscar pistorius broke down in tears as he testified. saying he was trying to protect reeva steenkamp when she was shot and culled at his home in -- killed at his home 2013.
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he apologised to stein camp's family. >> there hasn't been a moment since - since this tragedy happened that i haven't thought about her family. i wake up every morning. you are the first people i think of, the first people i pray for. i can't imagine the time and sorrow and emptiness that i have caused you and your family. >> prosecutors say oscar pistorius killed reeva steenkamp after an argument. oscar pistorius says he mistook her for an intruder. >> events were held around the world to mark 100 days since three al jazeera were detained in egypt. peter greste, mohamed fadel fahmy, and mohammed badr were accused of providing a platform for muslim brotherhood. al jazeera denies the charges. >> 100 days is a long time, a long time this many of us
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expected this would go on. peter greste's mother spoke on al jazeera, saying she can't believe it. every morning she wakes up thinking it will end but it goes on. there were two - at least two event on this day of action to get our guys out of gaol in cairo, this is something al jazeera is doing, to keep their plight on the front pages. there was a big event in new york. we were joined by senior colleagues in london as well. take a look. >> a sense of solidarity rare among top-flight journalists. normally rivals for an exclusive. this is the team at bbc in london wearing black tape and journalism is not terrorism mappers, well aware that what happened to al jazeera staff could happen to them. this is what brings them out the newsroom. peter greste, mohamed fadel fahmy, and mohammed badr on
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trial accused of spreading false news and having links to a banned organization, muslim brotherhood, in egypt. al jazeera says the charges are absurd and they were doing their jobs as journalists. >> in new york, the center for tv journalism a panel of senior editors assembled to make the same point. owen watson, head of al jazeera english in the united states describes the continues the journalists are held under. >> they have endurd conditions which included being held in cells with no access to light, food and water. they've slept on concrete floors without blankets or pillows. >> gary prue it says where once journalists were observers, they are now targeted. >> they are prevented from gathering the news. deported, detained or
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imprisoned. other times government officials and courts work in secrecy to block access to information that the public has a right in need to know. >> the trial of tal jazeera thr begins on thursday. peter greste and mohammed badr were trying to get interviews from the muslim brotherhood, a banned organization under the new government in egypt. that is what good journalists working for organizations like our, an organization of records do. they present both sides of every story. that's what we pride ourselves op here at al jazeera america. >> the charges are silly, have always been silly. what are governments doing to get their citizens, our people, out? >> daniel lack, spending years with bbc in asia, he was very excised saying the government is not doing enough.
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we have to hope there's back channel behind the scenes negotiations going on. the white house has spoken ou. the british government spoke out. but mohammad fahr is a canadian and they have not spoken up in his favour. they have to do that. >> appreciate it. talk soon. john terrett with us. journalists around the world are showing support for the al jazeera journalists by posting pictures on twitter. there are the photos all over new york city and elsewhere. >> here in the united states as well as britain, afghanistan, other countries you can find the demonstration of support for al jazeera staff. >> all right. the use of what some call excessive force in a police officers in albuquerque is a hot topic in a meeting in albuquerque. it comes after the shooting of a homeless camper. jim huli joins us, he's in pushing at the county government center. good to see you. we are expecting, i'm told, a
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crowd there tonight. if you would, share the concerns we are expecting to hear from residents in albuquerque. this city has been rocked by the event of the last couple of weeks, there's going to be a huge crowd, people coming in to sign up to speak. some for the speak, a lot against the police. the concern is that the police force here in albuquerque has run wild. they are out of control. one person who believes that is a woman we talked to earlier, her name is tammy redwine, her brother shot and killed by police. she believes that the police need better training. >> they need to know how to talk to people and deal with people and calm down a situation just using their mouth, and talking to them as human being, rather than pulling their guns and firing on them.
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>> tammy, of course, will sign up to speak, and i talked to her earlier. believe me, she would have a through the say. she's angry about what would happen. >> what are some of the recommendations for the a.p. d? >> there's a lot of things going back and forth. one idea from the city council ken sanchez - he would like to see the establishment of a commission to oversee and monitor the police. >> i would like to see possibly a retired police chief with great credentials, federal or district court judge and a civil rights attorney to work on the commegs to ensure that the -- commission to ensure that the public has a conscience and leadership of the albuquerque police depp. >> the department is under the having of the department of justice and fbi. we'll hear about that. it will be a long meeting, possibly a heated meeting in
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albuquerque. >> jim huli for us in new mexico. >> it may only be april 2014, but in the race for president, the battle for campaign and fundraising help has begun, and the republican party has been consumed by remarks from florida governor jed bush. david shuster joins us with the story. >> in the past jed bush resisted suggestions that he run for president. not any more. he says he will give the next presidential campaign his full consideration. >> former 2-term florida o governor jed bush has been a maybe for the presidential nod. he could be a front runner. in an interview with fox new, bush said he will make the decision based on two factors. >> can one do it joyfully, without - tied to all of the convention of the politics of the hearing now, and the other, is it okay for my family,
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something that is not a huge sacrifice. >> bush's family knows the wear and tear of presidential campaigns. his father is george h bush and jed's older brother is g w bush. republican operatives and fundraisers considered jed the more articulate and moderate of the brothers and see jed as a more middle of the roe candidate than rand paul, and a more viable candidate than scandal-plagued new jersey governor chris christie. >> not running has generated more interest than if i said i was running. i'm not that smart, i promise you. >> he understands that someone needs to heal the g.o.p. to win an election and recapture the white house. >> we need to elect candidates that has a vision that is bigger and broader, and candidates that
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are organised around winning the election, but not making a point. winning the election should be what we're about. >> when bush was moved out of the florida governor's office in 2006 he joined the board of directors for tenuate health care, a $15 billion company. and joined lehman brothers as an advisor. he stayed involved in national discussions and conferences about education, and has repeatedly taken a strong stand immigration. supporting comprehensive reform and speaking compassion outly about illegal immigrants. >> they cross the border because they have no other means to work to provide for the family. yes, they broke the law, but it's not a felony. it's kinded of - it's an act of liv. it's an act -- act of love, it's an act of the commitment to your family. >> bush described the state of
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politician now as crazy, and a factor and whether he feels he can run without being drawn into a mud fight. that may not be easy after the language he used on immigration. for better or worse, the republican party has another member of the bush family. >> he calls it crazy. thank you. >> coming up on al jazeera america. g.m. repairs faulty ignitions in its cars. we look at what it entails and how long it could take to fix. 2 millllllion recalled vehiclesa highly affected pill that could affect hiv. barely anyone is using it - how can that be?
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>> what is this - a pill that could prevent - you heard me right - hiv. 90% effective, but it is barely being used. it is called chewvada it was approved two years ago.
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the people that need it the most are not using it. how can it be? roxanne has been looking into this. >> around 50,000 americans are infected with h.i.v. every year. the majority are men who have sex with men. few gay men have embraced chewvada some don't know about it, and others think it will stop them using condoms and expose them to other infections. at play and risk, gay men are using condoms less and less, 20% less. new york therapist damon jacobs is gay and is doing who others are not. taking a pill called chewvada. >> i explained to my doctor i'm having trouble staying consistent with condoms. here is a medication that can be more than 90% effective.
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>> he started a facebook page promoting it. but other gay men are less enthusiastic about chewvada and called prep. this doctor offered it to patients, only one is using it. >> young men is getting infected. when a person is young, you know, they have a spirit of being invincible "it's not going to happen to me." most of the patient at a drop-in center are low income. >> some don't have insurance. without it the drug costs 17,000 a month. >> it's a virus or something. >> it's not only low-income, but middle and upper class that are not taking chewvada. we go to the gay bar to see what people know. >> if you were told to take one of these a day, seven days a week to stop getting hiv, would you take it?
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>> yes. i would use a condom, but that would help. >> i don't know if i would spend the money to take a drug like that, knowing that with preventive behaviour i could handle it myself. >> for now, getting people to know more about chewvada is an uphill battle. two of damon's friends died of aids, and he doesn't want to lose anyone else. >> it has rare potential side effects like kidney damage so users need to get tested regularly. there's controversy among gay men. some say they are afraid it will tempt them to stop using condoms. doctors i spoke to recommend using both. >> that's good information. than you. >> another ugly day an wall street. the do you fell 166 points. you can see the numbers. that makes it back to back
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triple dimming it losses -- digit losses for the blue chips. tech shares dropping. investors moving to less dicey stock. quarterly reports coming in tomorrow. >> the repair of faulty ignition switches starting today. the g.m. group starting to fix the problem. it's been linked to 13 deaths. let's written in lauren fix, a car industry analyst and founder of automotive aspects. good to see you, thank you for your time. what does the ignition - all right, i have one of these cars, i have a letter saying i have a vehicle with a problem. what does this ignition switch fix entail here? what is next for me? >> it's not that difficult. you need an appointment with the
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dealer. you can't just go and drop the car off. you'll need to call your favourite g.m. service tech. they should have rental cars. g.m. is providing them free of charge, which is an important thing to add. >> okay. >> the part is around $2, some say $0.57. i think it's about $2 and the installation is a couple of hours, bus because they have o disassemble the steering column. they'll never get 100% of vehicles, because some people are not aware, believe it or not, despite the press, some are saying, "really, i didn't know about that." if you purchase one of these vehicles as a used car, have it checked. >> so i have the letter, i need to make an appointment. i can't roll in, i'm thinking that's what i'd like to do, i'd like to roll in and get it
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fixed. g.m. is providing a rental car for me for the time and vehicle i'm without a vehicle, right? >> that's correct. keep in mind it's not - there should be no fees to you either for the rental car or for this replacement part which is a recall. recalls are no charge. what i suggest is you get on the internet put in the year, make and model and see if there's other recalls you might have missed. while you are there, get it tonne. and tsb, you can put them in as separate entries into your favourite web browser, make a list, print them out and bring them with you. your car may have it, another car may not. >> what kind of financial impact do you see this having an g.m. and its dealers. this is time consuming not just for the owner of the vehicle, but for the repair shop. the dealer itself. >> right. the dealers are busy doing
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maintenance and other things that their job is to do. prep cars, but it will put a bind on the service department. i am sure many dealerships on the bigger side will have two or three technicians to work on the cars to get them through. a smaller dealer in the middle of the country, if they have a little dealer, it may take longer to get an appointment. if your car shuts off, you need to turn it on. it's the impact of realising that the car is not going, and people around you not being aware could cause an accident. we tell people, keep in mind there's no other option. you definitely need to do it. it's for your open safety. in the state of texas a judge is looking at putting a ban on the vehicles. we'll see if it holds up in a court of law. >> lauren fix out of detroit. thonk you. >> 800,000 people were killed 20 years ago in rwanda's
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genocide. in the last two decades, they have made what many consider to be incredible process. how the citizens turned the tides around. >> and out rage over a family that set sail across the pacific and had to be rescued when their baby got sick. some say the baby should never have been on the boat.
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>> 20 years ago hundreds of thousands of rwandans were killed in one of the worse genocides in modern history. crowds packed the sports stadium for a commemoration ceremony. representatives from france were absent after rwandan president paul kaglame accused them of
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dissent. the process of healing is on going. >> it took alice years after the genocide before she could walk along this path in her village in eastern rwanda. it's where she was attacked. it took many more years to bring herself to embrace the man who cut off her hand with a machete, slashed her face, back, thigh, and left her for dead. he killed 10 people in the genocide, was convicted and served eight years in prison. >> translation: i went down on my knees, raised my arm in the air and begged her forgiveness. we took her to hospital. >> knowing who did this gave me what i needed. forgiving him kept me sane. >> people here have weekly
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community work sessions and group therapy. 45,000 died in this district. on this day they are clearing land to build houses for five homeless families. >> projects like this have been set up across the country. hutus and tutsis work together. the goal is to create trust and strengthen the relationship. some question whether 20 years is enough to say that people are reconciled. >> people have a clear understanding of the fact that they have to live together. i think that's something. you might like me or not like me, but you under that means you will live together. >> more than a million people were tried by traditional courts. tens of thousands were incarcerated. to date, most of rwandans prisoners are convicted of committing murder during the genocide. >> what is important is to say the truth. what made you do what you did?
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many do not want to confess. >> no one has apologised to this woman yet. her sister's remains lie in the coffin. she was gang raped and murdered. her 3-year-old child was killed. she cannot forgive, but will not trust. 10,000 people were killed in the church, the blood stained clothes fill the pews. many relatives are waiting for a confessi confession. >> other questions remain. rwanda has been widely praised for its progress. over the past 20 years life expect si doubled from 30 to 57 years. 54% of the lawmakers in rwanda are women, 35% have health insurance. ambassador robin sanderson, she was ambassador to nigeria and
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the director for the national security council. great to see you. >> good to see you. >> pleasure, pleasure, pleasure. is rwanda a success story in your eyes, 20 years after the genocide. >> in some ways rwanda is a success story. the scene today is remember, reunit and do. the scene is important. the potential for conflict will be there unless you remember the consequences. they have done a tremendous amount on mcrae economic re -- macroeconomic reform. social reform. i'd like to add education. they have done a lot to ensure women and girls are educated. they have come a long way. the remembrance is important. we all have to remember the inhumanity to man that can happen. >> the country's president, paul
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kagame. you hear all kinds of things about this man - a progressive lever or an authoritarian? >> i see two kagames. a progressive leader, he done a lot on social sector reform, but is moving towards more authoritarian rule. that's a criticism that you hear. you don't have enough freedom of expression, and i think that that, over the long term, we need to pay attention to. >> i want to ask you a question. one of the things i want to do with the program is connect u.s. policy, u.s. action, u.s. inaction to the event around the world. so help me do it in this instance here. the u.s. response to the row wandan genocide is widely viewed as a failure of the clinton presidency. i don't think you disagree with that. why did the u.s. allow the
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genocide to run its course with so little action. >> i think it was a failure of the world community at large. we certainly had a role in that failure, so did the united nations, so did pretty much everyone in the world community, because i think that we saw the genocide as a civil war, and not as a genocide, which it was. there's enough blame to go around, but i think that the most important thing to take away from this, and the u.n. secretary-general said it today is we cannot allow other atrocities like this to go forth. i was in the church that the reporter mentioned. i saw the pews, and i saw the devastation, the destruction. i have met many women that has gone through some of the things that your interviewer talked about. it was a world community failure, not just a u.s. failure. >> i agree with that. before i move on, do you think there was the lingering effects
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of that disastrous peacekeeping mission in mogadishu. do you think the hangover from that set of circumstances had something to do with what many considered to be the lack of strong action from the united states in particular. even as i concede your point about the world community. >> certainly. i think person looking at what happened in somalia, we were not interested to get involved on the ground in rwanda and africa. it was still taboo in the sense of having a presence on the ground after the somalia attacks. i think you are 100% right. i'm not dim jipishing our failure in not recognising this was a genocide. don't get me wrong on that. we failed, but everyone in the community, in the world community failed, and our optic was somalia, and we did not want to go into rwanda at that time?
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>> how well as rwanda, coming to present day here, done in healing itself and how real is the reconciliation? >> i think for the young people there, they are doing today a walk of remembrance, which i think is powerful and significant. one of the unique things i think rwanda has done is that it has taken away the identity issue on the identity cards. everywhere is a rwandan, not a tutsi or a hutu. you have a generation growing up that sees themselves as a rwandan, as opposed to ethnic groups. that's a real positive thing going forward. i wouldn't say that rwanda is a post-ethnic society. i think it's working towards that, and the idea of a national identity over an ethnic-based identity is very, very important. they have done a great, agreement amount of works, but i want to the recognise that the potential for things like this
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to happen are right at the surface and we cannot forget that. >> what a pleasure to speak. ambassador to congo and nigeria, and the africa director for the national security council. thank you for your time. >> thank you. >> a poll has opened in india as the largest democracy began to vote. india has four times as many registered voters than the united states - consider that for a second. 8,000 polling stations in eastern india kicked off a 5 week process more than 70% of voters showed up. >> they wade parmly for the -- waited patiently for the polling stations to open. on the stroke of 7 o'clock the process began. the states in the east were the first to vote. people here will pick six parliament airians.
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in tother district voters were queueing, some voicing the concerns of what the electorate here are. >> translation: whichever party wins, there should be pass in the country. the country should be rid of violence, criminals and high cost of the items. these are the things i want. >> for others, like this woman, the feeds are personal. >> translation: my biggest concern is inflation. it needs to reduce. sanitation is also an issue here. >> security is tight, and everyone entering the polling stations across the state has to cory an election id card before reaching the ballot box. since the last election in 2009100 million more voters have been added to the electoral register. over 814 million voters head to the polls over five weeks. for some it's a special moment.
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>> i'm feeling great as i'm voting for the first time. i came to beat the rush at the polling booth. as you can see, there's quite a few people gathered here. >> the task is huge, with extra voters, more days were sadded to the 5-week schedule. >> more down. the next schedule's vote will happen on wednesday, which is five more states in the north-east of the country. that will progress to 29 states, and 7 union territories making up the republic of india. the count and results will not be known until may the 16th. >> in afghanistan, 15 were killed in a roadside bombing, days after millions were voted in the afghan elections. there have been more than 14-00
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complains, mostly over shrtages of -- shortages of ballot. >> in egypt. the top aid to al qaeda's leader has been arrested. he is accused of trading fighters. the libyan group is acaused, as you recall of carrying out the benghazi attack. nearly two years ago. egyptian police say he is being interrogated. >> a jesuit priest is a victim of the bloody civil war. father francis was shot and killed at a mon afty in homs. he was 72 years old. nick schifrin has more on his life and legacy. >> for septemberuries this -- centuries, this was a sanctuary and father francis was a
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conscience. he came from the netherlands, to lead a community bit on tolerance and compassion. he helped injured people that can't leave their homes. in this area there was a mosque, 1,000 years old. today when the bell tolls, there's almost no one to hear it. this is the old city of homs. there used to be 70,000 christians here. today there's fewer than 70. 60 churches were destroyed. in fact, >> that audio is not great. we are going to fix it. we'll fix it. >> early findings from the investigates into the deadly shooting at fort hood. we have the details on that.
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>> in texas, authorities at fort hood held a press conference on the shooting. investigators say specialists ivan lopez had an argument about a request made for leave before he began his shooting ram page. in washington more bodies have been recovered from the deadly mud slide. the death toll is 33. all but three of the victims have been identified. 10 are missing. >> in chicago, new clues about the cause of last month's derailment. in a report, federal investigators say the train did not have enough distance for the emergency brakes to conduct it. the conductor admitted to falling to sleep. 30 were injured when it jumped the track in a stags. >> speakers and teddy bears are items on display at the boston public library as part of a special siz to mark the -- exhibition to mark the boston marathon bombing.
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thousands of items are part of the collection. the exhibit running from may 11th. >> hollywood icon mickey rooney has died at the age of 93. rooney made more than 200 films, starting back in the silent movie era, we have more on his legacy. >> what rooney lacked in stature he made up for in tall n. he had -- talent. he had one of the longest careers. he was the number one box office star, won on oscar in 1939 and was nominated 40 years later. >> rooney became famous in the 1930s, in the andy hardy series and in musicals. the star received an academy award at the age of 19 for his role in buoys town. his popularity dechiped after world war ii, he never stopped acting. he was nominated four more times
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and received an oscar in "93 for his versatility. his off-screen life overshadowed his career. he was married eight times. his fifth wife was murdered by another actor. >> he over came difficulties and outlived most of his wives and contemporaries. >> it's great to be on stage. the ham bone doesn't exist unless i'm on the statement. that's where i live. my family is the awed yips. >> in his later years he spoke out about age bias in hollywood, but remained writing and acting until the end. >> what a career. >> you can't imagine how good a career. eight decade, married eight times, was married to ava gardner, are you kidding me. >> more than 200 films.
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200 films. >> appreciate it. in mississippi, police and volunteers are looking for a 9-year-old girl swept away by a flash flood caused by heavy rain. >> people are picking up the pieces after a tornado touched down. many were hurt. meteorologist dave warren is here with more. >> severe storms are pushing to the south-east. this is tornado watch, a warning that tornado warning issued west of the outer banks in north carolina, confirmed by stomp spotters, it's this one storm moving to the north-east at 40 miles per hour. watch this. if you are in this area, take cover. this is a tornado report, and the rotation is still seep. >> there's no warnings, one or two with the wind damage, but no
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tornado warnings yet. it could be possible. that watch is in effect. the line continues to push to the east. it's clearing behind it. weather shows that this line moves off the coast after midnight, and by tomorrow the rain continues with the severe weather out of here, the rain continuing. this will be followed by cooler temperatures, so it's calm ir, and they are going down, not up. >> thank you. >> coming up on al jazeera america. the parents of a sick baby defending a decision to take the child sailing. a big reaction. plus, we go live to arlingtown texas, where two unlikely teams are in the n.c.a.a. championship final game
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>> well, lisp to this - the parent of a sick baby rescued at sea are defending a decision to sale. the kaufmans going across the pacific with a 4 and 1-year-old who became sick. they lost power. a u.s. navy ship rescued the family. the rescue prompted a firestorm of comments. everything will gem up a response. you can imagine how loud the voices were on this one on social media. maria has that for us. >> the kaufmans kept a blog with journal entries and photographs and videos. take a look at this. we'll play it for you. some of the sailing adventures. some of the interior images. boat here. it's a 36 foot boat called "the rebel heart", and the kaufmans
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had been making their way around the world since 2012 with the two kids. they also have posted images on their facebook page, images of the family, and the preparations, of the places where they have been in mexico, and also here is the image of the 1-year-old, the one that got sick. she had a fever and a rash on that boat. people had been leaving comments. some of them saying that the parents have been irresponsible, who would go on a trip like this with two toddlers saying - either you want to be a free spirit or raise a family. time to pay the government, grow up and get your priorities strait. >> sydney says more children are killed in accident per population than killed sailing. some other - that is - few
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people have absolutely no commonsense. some are saying that they should be paying back the government for this rescue. leslie saying... >> there's a point there. >> saying: >> i think if you end up - i guess it depends on the state you are in. if you are in a bad situation and you require rescuing, at some stage you do have to pay it back. i don't know in this case. >> in this case some are saying that's what the help is there for. they got in this predicament. this is why they were rescued. and here: >> any of these comments you can comment. >> you are up to, what, 30 million. >> maybe less than you. i'll way behind you. >> what if. that's appreciated. thank you. >> the stage is set for the national basketball championship
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final game, an unlikely match up between yukon huskies and the eighth seeded wildcats. those kids are good, good, good. ross shimabuku joins us live from arlington texas, where the young men are getting ready to get it on, ross. you got to love it. like they say in texas, everything is bigger in texas, and that is the case here. they are expecting another record-setting crowd. 80,000 fans. it's been about can't with the starting -- kentucky, with five freshman. michigan's fab five in 1992 was the last team to do that. kentucky's team had the chance to do what the fab five could not do - win a championship. as for you kwon, kevin ali, you have to give him credit.
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took over from calhoun. he brought his team to the stadium to take a tour, knowing the final four would be played here. his team bonding, the team motivation has paid off. >> this is going through the dark days believing. they just believed each other, no matter in they are down, no matter if they can't play in an n.c.a. tournament. they believed. and they keep fighting. when everybody counts us out thinking they own the mat, we get up. that is what the universe is b. >> we feel we have been doubted the whole season and heading into the tournament, winning the first game. that drives us, and everyone going out there. when people say that, we like to go out and prove people wrong and let them know that yukon is back on top. >> now, yukon's last two national chafrlionships has been captured in this state of texas. 2004 in san antonio, 2011 in
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houston, and he look to score the trifecta in arlington texas, and kentucky looking for their ninth. >> should be great. ross shimabuku, good to see you as always. thank you. >> 18,000 girl scout cookies sold was not enough for katy fran ace. the okay oklahoma city girl scout shattered a cookie sales world record when he hit the 18,000 mark. she wanted to top it. she did. she sold more than 21,000 boxes, working seven hours a day, including weekends. in case you are wondering thin mints were the top seller. the headlines in a
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>> it is al jazeera live from new york city, investigators say two new signals have been detected in the search for the missing malaysia airlines plane. they say the pings could be from
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the aircraft's black boxes, malaysian officials warning against drawing conclusions, saying they are cautiously hopeful. >> unrest grows in eastern ukraine, protesters declaring the city an independent republic. the president accusing russia of instigating the situation. secretary of state john kerry spoke with his russian counterpart. the state department said the two men discussed holding talks to deal with tensions in ukraine. journalists around the world are calling for egyptian authorities to release our colleagues, three of staff members have been imprisoned in egypt for a number of days. >> the number of dead in the washington state slide is 33. only 30 bodies have been identified. the slide in oso is one of the worst disasters in history, causing nearly $10 million in damage. >> hollywood icon mickey rooney
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has died. he began as a child actor storing in silent movies and went on to appear in 200 films, along with roles in television and broadway. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris. "inside story" is next on al jazeera [♪ music ]


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