this is al jazeera america live from new york city i'm thomas drayton, here are the top stories we are following right now. massive crowds including dignitaries gather in paris for a show of unity after a week of terror. tonight we hear from a man whose quick actions take lives after an attack at a supermarket. and a video emerges showing the man involved in the supermarket
attack pledge g his allegiance to i.s.i.l. thanks for being with us. it's been another day of sights and sounds in france. this time grease -- grief and unity is on display. leading the march was the heads of states and foreign ministers from 40 different nations. they walked arm in arm, with french president francis hollande in a show of solidarity against terrorism. the group included palestinian mahmoud abbas and binyamin netanyahu. as paris marched in mourning the investigation continued to unfold. a video surfaced appearing to show one of the gunmen pledging allegiance to i.s.i.l. the shooting of a jogger on wednesday appears to be linked. there's no sign of the suspect
hayat boumeddiene. jacky rowland has more from paris. >> reporter: a president and a people. united in their loss. words of comfort for the families who lost loved ones and gestures of support for those who survived. the victims were journalists, police officers and customers of a jewish supermarket. unconnected before now linked by the violent actions of three men. leaders from more than 40 countries stood shoulder to shoulder from the french president. on this day paris is the capital of the world, said francis hollande. people gathered for marches. men and women, young and old united in a wish to reaffirm freedom, equality and fraternity. >> they think it's important to
show our support to the people who died during those attacks. and to show that we support freedom of speech. >> i was not particularly let's say, in favour of the kind of cartoons portrayed by the journalists, but they had the right to do that and we have to stand up to that. >> reporter: organizers were speghting a million -- expecting a million people. in the end there was more. >> it is an extraordinary site. the square is packed with people and the crowd is spilling out. paris has not seen things like this since the city was liberated from nazi occupation. the french interior hosted a meeting, bringing together counterparts from europe and the u.s. attorney-general.
an acknowledgment that they are facing a threat transcending borders. >> we need to approach this and have identified two areas to affirm and enforce our cooperation. the ways we stop the movement of foreign fighters and the fight against factor of radicalization especially on the internet. politicians will need to strike a balance between protecting the citizens and upholding the freedoms that western democracies value. back out on the street and the march started to move forward. walking the short but symbolic route to place de-nation. the violence struck at the heart of the capital, threatening to drive a wedge. france is united
al jazeera's dana lewis talks to us live from paris, i know you had a chance to talk to many that attended the rally. what was the overall message? >> what an incredible day of defiance in france. across the country, 3.7 million marched in different rallies. up to 2 million in paris, people thought that was a big estimate. i can tell you that we were there for hours, and at 1.45 minutes we were frozen. a gridlock of people. it was amazing to have a chance to talk to people about why did they want to come out. we talked to a group of lawyers saying how dare they this is liberty, this is our right for explosion -- expression of free speech. we spoke to a man whose father is christian and mother muslim. he said that you can't divide the country.
we are all together. let's listen to what he had to say. >> it's very sad. what has emerged is everyone is united again. there has been a lot between people and everyone is uniting now. it's a good message. >> we found a criminologist who advised the u.s. department the new york city department. he was out in the street and is well known saying they have to overhaul the intelligence services today, in france and not just the intelligence gathering. the problem is analysis. the attackers were known to the authorities, and unfortunately they took their eyes off them. a strong message.
several dignitaries. can you tell us about the security security security presence at the rally today? >> the security presence was heavy. it's hard to protect, you know the center of paris, and a 2 mile march. police men were there in plain clothes and in un form and in the -- un form in the end it was a peaceful march. people were worried. there'd been so much talk about security and risk. in the end, 40 minutes into it they started to ease up. i wouldn't say there was a carnival atmosphere. people took this with grave seriousness. there were so many of them the strength was in numbers, and that's the great message. this great message of defiance and all the people in france were deeply offended by the attacks that took place over the
last week. can you tell me about the significance of having world leaders there and moving forward? >> i think 40 world leaders came not only to pay their respects to the people of france but at the same time it is a common shared fear and problem and risk across europe now. to they have to put their heads together and figure out how to deal with increasing mill tansy, and the possibility of attacks occurring in their country. >> tim friend was in the middle of today's crowd, and he asked people what it meant to them to be there. >> they simply want to show that they are united in this belief that freedom of expression is paramount. and that they have to defend their right. some of them have done it from the precarious position of the monuments in the middle of the square. i think you were seeing this
shot of this picture, temporarily belonged out by an enthusiastic poster waiver. we are seeing the picture from my colleague rory chald aned view -- rory challands's view from up above. let's talk to some of the demonstrators at ground level as they come back down. they likewise have their posters up just for a second. why is it important to be here. why are you here? >> liberty for france. it's the whole story. and like drawing or writing, it's not surprising to see everybody outside today. my family was killed everybody here is normal just simple. families across the generation. one of the thing i noticed, across religion and france as well. well i have finished with the state of religion in 1798.
it's an old story. for us there's a huge separation by the religion and the development. >> you're protecting the values of revolution. >> exactly. >> what is your message to the world leaders. thank you. the one who is the muslim - i want to give the message to all of the people whose life never support terrorism, that terrorist. islam never support, killed poem. islam means peace. >> tim friend among the millions that attend the rally. >> attorney-general eric holder is among millions that attended the summit. it was convened by a french government to coordinate the investigation into the attacks. holder appeared on n.b.c.'s meet the press and says it highlights the need for surveillance on
individuals. >> we are not going to do anything that you term a roll back endanger the american people. we talked to people in the intelligence community, in our congress. i think they have come up with a way in which we can enhance the privacy concerns that people have expressed. at the same time making sure that the american people keep the people safe. >> phil lavelle has more on the political leaders that attends the rally, and the messages they have brought to france. >> the sense of defiance against the attacks in paris is obvious. some interesting face all in all around 40 countries represented. not just from europe but as far away as the united states mali and niger. let's take a look at some of the big names. first of all algeria. they were part of france until 1962. a huge number of french muslims
have links to the north african nation. the co-achy brothers for example, the men behind the shooting were born to algerian presents. the fourth suspect also has algerian presents. then the u.k. linked to paris. david cameron, up for re-election soon there to give his support. like france the u.k. has been struggling with the issue of home-grown fighters trained abroad. then there is israel represented with three key faces, the foreign minister and the prime minister. the palestinian president also there. france once had the largest jewish population in the e.u. binyamin netanyahu publicly invited jews living in europe to move to israel. his preps to support the jewish
community, supported by the attack on the supermarket. that's where the hostage taker was shot dead. sergey lavrov in paris. russia is in the cold so to spoke due to the situation in ukraine. for example, it wasn't invited to the g7. there is a feeling that differences need to be put aside. russia has its own internal problems with attacks in chechnya and dagestan. vladimir putin is criticized about freedom of speech and claims of silencing his critics in the russian media. there's turkey an interesting edition. the prime minister was invited here. there are some reports that europe's most wanted the only surviving suspect could have travelled to istanbul and then on to syria. ironically turkey is accrued of
tramping down on free speech with an attempt to ban twitter. the message is the people of france are supported internationally. the u.s. representative used the visit to announce what is called a high-level global anti-terrorism meeting in washington next month. these are countries determined to support each other at every level, to combat mutual concern or fear. >> after the rally, israeli's prime minister binyamin netanyahu attended a memorial at the grand synagogue. and he expressed the need of freedom of expression highlighting the integral involvement in the west and offered his condolences on behalf of his country, france has the largest jewish population in europe 550,000. video of the man who attacked a jewish supermarket in paris on friday and killed a french police woman the day before has
emerged. amedy coulibaly, pledging allegiance has been released by a french radio station. he speaks out against campaigns in syria and mali. he describes osama bin laden as an inspiration. amedy coulibaly was killed when police raided a supermarket when he had held multiple hostages. funeral arrangements for some of the victims of the shooting has been made in israel. four jewish hostages killed will be laid to rest at a jerusalem cemetery. this is a result of efforts by the prime minister to bring the remains there. the carnage at the supermarket could have been worse. a muslim shop employee has been called a hero after saving the lives of 15 shoppers trapped in the store during the standoff. 24-year-old, an immigrant from
mali says he hid 15 in a freezer unit and turned off the lights while the attacker was upstairs. >> among the people with me was a 2-year-old child. i put them inside closed the door and told them to stay calm i'll go out. i went out, looked everywhere and didn't see him. >> police initially thought he was a suspect. he was held for several hours after the attack. a study shows half the population of france feels that islamic values are not in line for their own. in a roundtable. shiulie gosh explored what that means for french society in the wake of an attack. >> the statistics are disturbing and reflect the political mood in france as you remembered. one in five people in france votes for the national front, a national front which is not a
party in france it's a far right political party, but a main stream in the political spectrum in france. unp party, a more center right party that regularly echos the same principle the put forward. and this creates an environment of an ease as far as communities are concerned. not just muslims, but minority groups. >> what about government policies government domestic policies when we talk about liberty and equality and you have to square that for example, the government ban on the face veil in 2011 in public places, is that not an attack on liberty? >> there has been a series of legislation restricting the freedoms of the muslim population in france ranging
from a ban on the burka, but restrictions on how they live and the lack of places of worship for muslims who have to pray in the streets, especially the prayer because of a lack of mosques. but it has to be said as well that muslims in france especially young men of north african background experience discrimination on the routine basis on lack of opportunities when it comes to education, employment housing and expression of religious belief. there's a climate if you line which is conducive to stigmatizing this community, and marginalizing. >> i want to ask both of you - today we are seeing a huge rally, huge numbers of people coming out supporting unity and solidarity. do you think anything is going to change in france as a result
of this? beyond the message of free speech the overwhelming concern at the heart of this is terror: that's why we are seeing world leaders congregating because there's an acknowledgment that terrorism is a global threat. we haven't seen an attack n such a scale in a decade in france. they'd have to be practical
messages put in place to secure security and safety. it's an important symbolic situation, and will have to be translated into political actions. >> an important symbolic rally, will it be translated into policy, do you think? >> we have heard there'll be more security measures in the whole of europe. what does it mean? after the 2001 terrorists attacks in the united states we know which civilians have been put in action. the french are against this. they have shown it said it there has been a lot of reports. how did they react, we know how they did, let's see how the government will do it. as we said we talked about not only is it a question of security, what do we want more military. we have i.d. cards in this country, we want to be stopped
in the street we want our telephones tapped or do we want to try to live together a bit better. i hope i'm not sure that this kind of rally, that all that we heard in the last three days will make relationship between different people that make this country, not only this country, it's a worldwide issue, live together better understand each other and be more tolerant. let's hope so. it doesn't seem to be the way the world is going, but maybe this terrorist attack will have brought that and that will be a failure for the terrorists if this is what is going to happen that we open our years, our heart and talk together. >> rallies in support of france were held around the world. one was in washington d.c. outside the french embassy. among among the marchers froms christine lagarde. hundreds of citizens rallied to
show their support of the french people. the vigils are at a jerusalem city hall and meant to coincide with the paris event. several hundred in madrid participated in two rallies, one organised by french students, the other by spanish muslim groups that held at a strain station the site of an attack a decade ago. demonstrators carried banners saying "not in our name", in egypt a silent protest for free speech outside the headquarters of the syndicate of journalists. they held up pens and signs with the slogan "jes suis charlie" ahead on al jazeera, we continue the coverage of the french unity rally. the iraqi army's challenge driving i.s.i.l. from the
welcome back. wall street is watching to see how the falling price is affecting you, the consumer. results from that and holiday sales will be seen in the next couple of weeks as retailers announce a fourth quarter earnages. supermarket prices are not good across the board. some states are facing lower revenues and budget short falls and that could mean mainly junior cuts. >> reporter: sinking oil prices are mounting to a tax break for drivers. cuts saved american consumers
$14 billion. it's been surprising to states like alaska relying on a strong energy market. >> i'd say a general move of we've had a very sobering wake-up call and we face very significant choices. >> reporter: alaska's governor halted several spending budgets and asked for cost-cutting ideas. 4 day school weeks to a lottery has been sud. the state faces a -- been suggested. the state faces a shortfall because it relies on funds related to oil industry. >> 90% of the fund in alaska comes from oil and gas. it doesn't have a sales tax or income tax to mitigate the changes in oil and gas changes. alaska stands to be hurt the most is among eight states that
sees strains. north dakota relies on oil and gas. for every dollar drop in oil there's a 12 million loss to the state's general fund. texas is bracing for losses and haunted by memories of the recession in the 1980s. economists say the difference now is the state is diversified. >> oil and gas is a driver of the economy. when you have oil prices changing it will affect the economy, we will lose jobs. it doesn't mean we'll go into negative territory. >> reporter: in texas 140,000 could be lost in the next year according to an economist at the federal reserve bank of dallas. they are not just in the oil and gas center but the related industries. one thing that is unclear is how
much the losses will be offset by consumers who have money to spend and boost the economy a stunning show of unity in france. coming up, some perspective on the day from one of the people who participated in the rally. 13 years after it opened is the end in site for the guantanamo bay. why one official is convinced it will.
welcome back to al jazeera, i'm thomas drayton, here are the top stories. it was a large demonstration in french history, more than a million marched through the streets of paris. some held the flag others carried signs of support of victims of the attacks. leading the heads of states against foreign nations. the group included palestinian
president mahmoud abbas, and israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu. video of the man that attacked a jewish supermarket in paris on friday and killed a frenchwoman the day before has emerged. amedy coulibaly was killed on friday when police raided the supermarket where he had been holding multiple hostages. four died in that raid as well. >> joining us via skype from paris is a man that produced a documentary on "charlie hebdo" and knew many of the victims of wednesday's attack personally. he was at the march today. we appreciate your time. it's a difficult time for you. i want to get your thoughts initially on the rally. it's a great day in some way, a sad day. it's a grieving time in france.
we are all sad and angry, but somehow to realise the whole nation every community, every belief - every social area of france can rally around this idea that we have been attacked. all of us not only journalists, not only jewish people not only cops, but an ideal, you know a set of values that we believe in very strongly like many other countries in the world. that is very - very interesting to see. >> to see so many coming together. how are members of of "charlie hebdo" coping with the loss? >> they are shocked, like all of us. those that lived the attack and
worked day to day with the victims are devastated. broken. angry again. ready to fight, to continue their work. of course, i mean it's going to take time for them to also come back to their feet. they are - you know what happened is something unique it never happened before in the history, i believe. people tried to kill a journo and the people that were the ambassadors of the journo. i knew personally the people who found it and were still active in the journo. one of the people killed stefan charbonnel was one of the gentle men. he was a drawer he was killed with a kalashnikov. that is something that you
know people from "charlie hebdo" have a hard time coping with. as i mentioned you produced a documentary about the u produced it when they were taken to court by a muslim group. what were your impressions when you left the office after spending time with the staff. >> this time was during the... >> are you there, mr le conte? we'll try to get back with him in a moment. we'll be talking about the incident today, the rally today, and having so many people attend. let's go back to mr ley conte. can you hear me? no.
i.s.i.s. fighters left 24 dead near ger, a town held by i.s.i.l. retaken by peshmerga soldiers in august. the iraqi army battle against i.s.i.l. is intensifying. it is heavy in villages along the highway, linking bag dad to baiji. mohammed adow reports from erbil. >> it's down in the countryside. as the sun pierces through the orchards, it light up the battlefield so the fight around the army engaged in the i.s.i.l. fighters. the army attacked the village this morning. it's along the highway linking the highway to baiji >> translation: we are making gains, we are at the beigy village. our forces are advancing. the army will be victorious over
the enemy. as the fighting intensifies some troops take cover. this is not a conventional war, and tactics say the men are training their energy. they are thankful for the air support they have got. it's making the difference for them. in the difference smoke rises from an i.s.i.l. hideout in one of the firms targeted by an army helicopter. supporting the army is army from popular mobilization forces. they say they will never give up. >> we will hunt them down. we'll defeat and kill them one by one as we say we cherish you. successful last.
villagers fled. others were destroyed in explosive devices. the army has a big job at heart. it nose the tactics too well. i.s.i.l. is using car and suicide bombings against positions of iraqi army and those of the peshmerga fighters. dozens of troops have been killed in such attacks in the past few days. i want to get back to my guest who is joining us. he made a documentary about "charlie hebdo" and the group. i last - we left off, i can say, by asking you your impressions when you left the offices after spending time with the staff. >> yes, well you know i think,
you know when "charlie hebdo" was taken to court by muslim associations. they were asking them why they were publishing cartoons that was back in 2006/2007. after the problems with the mohammed cartoons published by a danish newspaper. back in the day, you know at that time "charlie hebdo" was convinced - there was a point to be made a point that even though there are religions, there are things that believers deemed sacred. then journalists have a right. freedom of speech to make fun. for them today, what happened is dramatic. today, for them to see everyone gathered around the - all the people they made fun of.
these guys made fun of muslims, they - actually they made fun more of fundamentalists, which is a big difference and they made fun of fundamentalists christians of president and of america and every country in the world. for them to have all these people that they need to make fun of and people that took them to trial, and have them around them today saying yes, we are with you. and we have to continue. that was incredible for them. when we talk about the picture, we talk been unstable and insecure world. what is the consider we should be having across the world and in france. i think that you know there's something that we are trying to push under the rug. many conversations they are not having. i think we should really hold on to democracies we have which is
strong which is freedom of speech which people say sometimes freedom of people take advantage of that. it's a tool to make everyone equal. you can make fun of everyone take the piss out of the government and do this for the christian, muslims and everyone. i think this is not what has to be put into question. freedom of the speech is extremely important, it should not. the way we talk about other things, the way we talk about islam, the way we talk about fundamentalists, the difference we make between both of these things. this has to change a lot. >> going forward, how will this change the country. i think it's an enormous debate that is going on now.
i hope something is starting. when we did the film. people will take the fight that they have. or try to make it - realised and how important it is for democracy and reb lick. i hope this happens now. how important that is. we have to have the right to laugh about everything we want. and ask the real questions. that's something that has to be done. >> change moving forward. he's a friend of "charlie hebdo" editorial team.
it was on this day, that the first detainees from afghanistan arrived at the guantanamo bay detention center. since the time the controversial prison housed 700 to 80 detainees, transferred to other country. president obama promised. the closure said he believes the president will follow through. nobody should underestimate president obama's determination and commitment on the issue. >> david cameron is expected to raise the case of one detainee this week when he meets with president obama. the prime minister will ask that a saudi citizen be released after 13 years with no trial and no charges. earlier today my colleague spoke with a lawyer who works at the
center for constitutional rights. one of his clients has been healed at guantanamo bay since 2002. he was held there since 17. >> swept up in a system. in all the time the government has not been able to come up with charges, and successive administrations. you say this is a function of his misfortune and he has done nothing wrong. >> i feel it's a misconception that the men were scared off with u.s. soldiers and sent to guantanamo bay to neutralize them. in many cases that's what happens from there. >> he is from yemen.
>> for longest time obama administration is a political liability. it's true for most of the men. they want to leave as soon as possible. whether it's home sa safe country or settled. >> does the end of the war in afghanistan take away and strip away some of that legal basis for keeping the men there. especially those that are not cleared, but also not charged. >> i think it's something you are likely to see in 2015, a legal challenge. international law allows the detention, but with it the legal justification for holding the me is ended. i expect it's something we see in 2015. >> what if they do get out. yemen made it clear this they want their citizens back but what about the other countries.
>> what is clear is how many countries are willing to help others get on their feet. the problem is the willingness of the past administration to turn away from guantanamo. to release the men they can't bring charges against. >> what about uruguay, for example. >> that's a great example. we hope many follow that lead. one of things that uruguay has done that is a testament is to resettle the men and allow them to be free. >> our conversation on guantanamo earlier today. >> it's been 379 days since three al jazeera journalists were detained in egypt. peter greste, mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed were sentenced in june to seven years in toura prison. baher mohamed was given an extra three years. economic sanctions and the falling oil price is battling the russian economy.
the fitz session say moved to downgrade russia's economy. russian bonds would be excluded from high profile indexes - pushed into junk bond territory. some industries are benefitting from the downturn. peter sharp has that story from sochi. >> reporter: for the first 11 days of january, russia closes down as millions leave for the holiday. many end up like this. this the mountains, home of the winter olympic, the slopes were packed. russian skiers were passionate about the sport. they were found waiting for the lift. sanctions and the fall in the value of the ruble changed all that. there has been a 30% drop in the number of russians booking holidays at european skiing
destinations. we were curious to see post olympic sochi, to see if the place is worth it. when europe was expensive. it was unaffordable to go abroad. the places appeared to be pricey. >> the premier russian resort is cashing in. denied the delights of the slopes frustrated skiers discovered that prices to ski at sochi doubled in the last two months. >> they built a lot. and everything it beautiful. you cabn find here what we call the soviet kind of service. >> sochi's $50 billion makeover left it perfectly placed to fill the gab. gap. one of resorts has been rung. the price want hep, and the week rouble will not save us.
people would come here once see it and never come back. to place it at the vanguard of the initial ty to boost its tourist potential. sanctions in the economy close european deft inations. vladimir putin told his ministers it's their duty to ski within russia who can argue with that. >> it's not just building up the tour unfortunate market. in the face -- tourist market. many other industries technology companies and food supplies are looking inward to begin to develop to supply products delivered by the west. it's a development of russia's home market that could be seen as a silver lining in the sanctions cloud search crews pinpointed the location of the areas of black boxes, but have not been able to recover them. black boxes are trapped in the
wreckage and efforts to bring them to the service continues on monday. improving weather is aiding the effort. the bodies of 38 have been covered. the tail section has been brought assure in indonesia. experts in the plane's manufacture are pouring over the wreckage searching for clue that is could pinpoint the crash. there are 160 people when a plane went down. protesters have been participating an anti-government rallies in haiti. the rally in port-au-prince was the latest d display. 1500 demonstrators angry about long delayed elections called for the resignation of president. riot police fired tear gas and dispelled the crowd. we'll look at haiti's recover from the devastating 2010 quake
welcome back a big part of the argument for legalizing marijuana in colorado is how much the state would generate in taxes and fees. the numbers was 59.7 million. legalization advocates was using the results as they worked to push legalization in states with weak economies. currently 23 states in the district of columbia allow medical use. there's little scientific research showing the effects of pot on the brain and body. that's not because of a lack of effort. >> reporter: erin was 18 years old when he went to fight in iraq. >> some of the mortars came close to my position a couple of people in my company were killed. >> reporter: as with others the
trauma of war follows him home. i would be at a park. all of a sudden you'd think what would it look like if a bomb dropped on it. >> reporter: he used initially alcohol and drugs to cope with anxiety. then he started to smoke pot. >> it allows me to focus on daily tasks. hinds is one of 20 million americans and use marijuana. as states are passing world-changing laws they are based on nothing but anecdote. that is because federal law stifled research. we don't know how pot deals with life expectancy or anything. we don't know if it can treat a soldier's p.t.s.d. >> right now i could go out and tell a doctor that i'm suffering from angst, i need marijuana and would get it and bring it back to the office. if instead, i said i want
marijuana, because i want to study and find out its effect that takes me years that's crazy. heroin cocaine, lsd, ecstasy. all the drugs are easier to study than marijuana. brad burge works to legitimize pot nationwide. >> studying aspirin, prozac lsd. that's it. all we have to do is get a study drug. for marijuana, we go into a series of reviews. researchers need approval from four agencies and an open-ended public health review unique to pot, which can stall research. >> pressure on the government is greater than it has ever been. to allow the research to go forward, and that is setting up a political opportunity for the barack obama administration to step in.
charities receive large numbers of second hand clothes. we have this report. >> reporter: just arrived another shipment of donations from the u.k. second hand sweaters t-shirts and trousers to be impacted and sorted. on a few rare occasions a dress attracts attention. a dress she would never dream of owning now lost in a bundle of clothes and backed up again. >> i love the dress, i would have to buy it to get it.
>> reporter: clothes donated are not handed out but sold to wholesalers, who purchase by the kilo spending $30 to $1,000. o.x.f.a.m. is not the only one others do the same. >> it makes people work. getting involved into a revenue generating activity and the clothes end up in the hands of the media. charities are fuelling a billion second-hand clothing industry in africa. in senegal it's booming. it's cheap and of good quality. the only way to get the latest fashions from europe. almost all of it is made in china. people in developed countries are going through clothes faster than ever. last year the french threw away 11 kilos of clothes per person. the french and americans 13 kilos of clothes per person.
mostened up in landfill. -- most ends up in landfill. people choose to donate less. still, some economists believe clothes from well-intentioned donors drowned the local markets. >> translation: this is killing senegal's textile industry. we have farmers that grow cotton, we have the know how and can't compete with second hand clothes sold at low prices. the government has announced subsidies for the local industries. a $10 in the market is a barring gain many find hard to resist. >> memora billio will be up for -- memoar billia will be up. members of the white sox were accused of losing the world series on exchange from gas.
on sale a baseball signed by three players, including joe jackson of the the players were acquitted in court but banned from baseball for life. that will do it from us. "real money" is up next. oil prices is in a free fall it's not good news. the sudden drop is a sign of bigger problems. talk about a dangerous job. we'll hear from a woman who makes a living smuggling oil for i.s.i.l. red states versus blue states the deep economic divide between them put all of america's prosperity in jeopardy. i'm ali velshi. this is "real money".