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be their last chance? >> i have to do my 100% best so i don't end up in a place like this again.. >> al jazeera america presents... kids behind bars: a soledad o'brien special report only on al jazeera america >> >> this is al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton in new york. let's get you caught up on the top stories of this hour president obama looks ahead to a new era in u.s.-cuba relations after an historic meeting with president raul castro saudi-led coalition air strikes continue in yemen. attacks at the saudi border leaves three saudi officers dead two wounded. >> hillary clinton expected to formally announce her intentions to run again for the white
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house. we look at some potential pitfalls. in tonight's "a deeper look", as the war spreads we look at the growing humanitarian crisis from the middle east to africa and beyond great to have you with us. we begin with ha president obama calls on historic era, an openness with cuba. president obama sat with a one on one meeting. it's the first time any u.s. president has officially met with a cuban leader in five years. in a news conference the president says he knows he has to make his case on cuba to congress. >> there is majority support for our policy in the united states and support for our policy in cuba. i think people recognise that if you keep on doing something for 50 years and it doesn't work
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you should try something new. so the american people don't need to be persuaded that this is in fact the right thing to do. i recognise that there's concerns and questions that congress may have. we have concerns and questions about specific activities that take place in cuba and human rights and reform. >> there was confrontation from the venezuela president. nicolas maduro says he does not trust the president. president barack obama says venezuela does not pose a threat. david ory ofta has more. >> you can't overstate the significance of what transpired here at the summit of the americas in panama. president obama meeting with raul castro the historic handshake. to give you a scope of things the last time that happened was back in 1958. dwight d eisenhower was president of the united states and met with a cuban dictator
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that meeting happened in panama. this meeting is a full circle half a century later. there are many issues that leaders talk about at the summit. a lot is transcending. migration, drug trade, but the real focus here the reason why this is so historic, is what has transpired between the united states and cuba. >> reporter: for generations this moment seemed virtually unthinkable. the president of the united states shaking hands in an hour-long meeting with cuba's communist leader. the two men represented countries on the brink of the nuclear war. half a century later president obama and raul castro seemed to be looking for a fresh start. >> people recognise if you do something for 50 years and it doesn't work try something new. >> we can develop friendship between the two people's. >> for the glowing commentary core issues are unresolved.
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both expressed hope that the summit of americas in panama would occur along side the raising of flags in havana and washington. it didn't happen. the more entrenched issues at guantanamo bay, and continued human rights abuses on the island seemed far from a resolution. both men appear optimistic. >> i'm willing to discuss everything. no one should entertain illusions about our differences. we need to be patient. >> there are so many deep differences between the two governments. we'll continue to lift up concern around democracy and human rights. as we heard from president castro's speech they'll lift up concerns about u.s. policy as well. >> reporter: cuba is still on the u.s. list of state sponsor of terrorism, despite a review that led many to expect a decision was imminent. castro says cuba shouldn't have been on the list but
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acknowledged his country has been engaged in tit for tat aggressions with the united states. >> translation: our countries have a long and complicated history, we are willing to make progress in the way the president described. >> the tone between president obama and raul castro was cordial, it didn't stop a slew of other leaders from lobbying criticism against u.s. foreign policy. the most notable nicolas maduro of venezuela. >> translation: president obama committed the aggression and i say with respect he cannot keep me quiet. >> reporter: president obama called venezuela a national security threat and levelled sanctions against top officials for human rights abuses. nicolas maduro seemed to coach his criticism with a certainly deference to president, a nod to his populary. the focus honed in on u.s. and cuba and the new relationship
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that obama and castro forged in panama. it was big on symbolism and left unanswered questions as to normalization. the question now is what is next. the state department made recommendation to remove them off the state sponsored list of terrorism, something that cuba wants. it plays into choreography as 2016 presidential politics ratchets up. that is down the road. here in panama at the summit. the legacy of two men shaking hands is all anybody is talking about. >> david ariosto. president obama worked on his strained relationship with dilma rousseff at the conference. dilma rousseff will come to the white house on june 30th. she cancelled a state visit in 2013, after n.s.a. leaker edward snowden revealed the u.s. spied. they'll discuss a wide range of issues including climate
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change. >> three saudi officers were killed and two wounded in a mortar attack on the saudi border. saudi forces responded with gun fire. ministry officials say 500 houthis died since a saudi-led campaign began. we go to the saudi city of jizan, on the border with yemen. >> this confirms that the houthis have been able to in the last few days come close to the border close enough to shoot at the guards and we know that the purpose or one of the major objectives of the saudi led air strikes is not only to bring about change in yemen and defend but as they say, to defend the saudi borders and make sure that the conflict in yemen doesn't spillover into saudi arabia. now we see the killing of the saudi arabia border guards will push the saudis to change their tactics in this war. in order to prevent concerns or
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growing concerns in the country, in saudi arabia not only about the long time it took them to achieve the goals inside yemen, but the escalating dangers on the saudi territory. we understand that there is - there has been a commentary by the saudi speaks men about the fact na saudi arabia will make a ground invasion when they see. they have been hesitating in that respect because they don't want more casualties let's see how they'll change the strategy to avoid more death among their people or soldiers. once again, despite the titling aid is trickling in. a plane load of medical supplies arrived in the capital sanaa to treat those wounded. according to the united nation the war in yemen claimed 600 lives. of 6,000 have been injured,
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100,000 have been left out a home. we'll have more on humanitarian aid in a moment. an egyptian court confirmed the death sentence for mohammed badie, a spiritual leader of muslim brotherhood. it fold a crackdown on mohamed mursi, and the muslim brotherhood in 2013. we have this report. >> translation: i confirm the execution for a crime they are accused of. >> reporter: the moment mohammed badie, spiritual leader was sentenced to death in a cairo court of the 13 others were spared execution, but given life in prison for inciting chaos and violence. the men were among thousands detained after mohamed mursi, the nation's first democratically elected president was overthrown by the military in 2013. a dual u.s.-egyptian citizen,
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mohammed sultan was given life for his ties with the brotherhood. >> i'm defending sultan not because he's american. that's not the consideration of the defense. he'll take legal procedure to the verdict. other trials believe that he will be found innocent. >> 27-year-old sultan was arrested in august 2013 when security forces came looking for his father a prominent member of the muslim brotherhood, and among those sentenced to death. the u.s. state department released a statement condemning the sentence none of the defendants were present in court to hear their fates, read out by the judge that handed down life sentences to three egyptian journalists on saturday for spreading chaos. the committee for protecting journalists slam the sentences calling it the latest in a deteriorating situation for press in egypt gunfire in washington d.c.
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shut the capital building. there were reports of shots fired on the u.s. capital building. the area was placed on lockdown for two hours. the shooting was confirmed to be a suicide. >> today in new york city local politicians and democrats gathered in anticipation of hillary clinton's expected announcement to run for president for the second time. [ cheering and applause ] according to reports clinton is expected to make the announcement on social media. libby casey takes us through hillary clinton's past political career and what it means for her future in the race for the white house. >> reporter: she's been in the public eye for a quarter of a sent jury in the early days helping her husband run for president. america knows a lot about
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hillary clinton. >> she is someone that's been in so many different roles, that we have gotten to know well. it can be great or a draw back. this is someone who our view of her is cemented. hillary clinton garnered controversy when she took a leading role to create a universal plan. >> since we came to washington. i've been chairing the president's task force on health care. >> reporter: it went up in flames critics complained. she stood by her husband during years of investigation into the failed white water investigation, and the lewinski sex scandal of. >> i did not have sexual relations with that woman, ms lewinski. >> reporter: as the clintons left the white house, hoyleary stepped out as a senator in new york, the first presidential spouse to serve in congress.
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a presidential run eight years later ended when beaten by a freshman in new york. >> we weren't able to shatter that high glass ceiling, thanks to you, it's got about 18 million cracks in it. they wept on to campaign and service a secretary of state, visiting 100 countries and travelling a million miles. >> the low point in an attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi libya, september 11, 2012. republicans blamed the leadership. >> the fact is we had four dead americans is it because of a protest or was it guys out for a walk deciding to go out and kill some americans. what difference does it make? it's our job to figure out what happened and prevent everything it can from happening again
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clinton has been out of public service, focussing on the clinton foundation becoming a grandmother and dipping into politics. controversy continued to dog her. >> looking back it would have been better if i simply used a second email account, and carried a second phone but at the time this didn't seem like an issue. >> reporter: clinton may have to reinvent herself again to win over voters. >> you have to show that you are a human being, there's a human side. >> now 67 years old, clinton would be the first woman, and second oldest person to hold the highest office if she wins in 2016. another potential democratic president martin o'mallee got a head start. the former maryland governor played up an economic american message in the capital. the iowa caucus will lead off
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the state by stayed nominations. marco rubio is expected to enter the rinse some say clinton is upstaging or it could be an opportunity for rubio to showcase himself. next on al jazeera america, more coverage on the refugee crisis in the middle east and northern africa. indictments on the george washington bridge scandal expected. how it do impact that guys, a possible presidential run for embattled new jersey governor chris christie. >> award winning journalist soledad o'brien takes us inside the violent world of kids behind bars... will a new experimental program be their last chance? >> i have to do my 100% best so i don't end up in a place like this again.. >> al jazeera america presents... kids behind bars: a soledad o'brien special report only on al jazeera america [office
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the italian coast guard rescued migrants they sent out a distress call on friday. authorities found one person died. two other boats carrying 73 peel were discovered off the coast. 480 migrants died trying to cross the mediterranean in the first three months of this year. most have fled conflicts in the
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middle east and north africa a deeper look now at the humanitarian crisis in that region. since invasions of afghanistan in iraq and the arab spring security unravelled in a domino effect. here is courtney kealy with an overview. >> reporter: yemen is on the pressi pressi pressi pe of an all-out disaster. >> conditions are worst by the o hour. >> medical equipment hafs arrived in the past few days. friday the united nations called for a ceasefire for a few hours, to be able to move supplies throughout impoverished countries. >> the situation in aden is almost catastrophic. aden turned into an urban war fire between all sorts of
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militias. >> in yemen, the vast majority of 28 million people rely on water and food supplies shipped into the country. there is increasingly limited access to water. basic senn takes and -- sanitation and critical care. 1,000 across the country left their homes in search of safer places to stay and hospitals are under strain to take care of the 2,000 wounded since march, with dwindling supplies. saudi arabia and its coalition continue to launch air strikes against the iranian-backed houthi fighters. >> translation: a smiper attacked at women, there are no fighters here. they just atake anyone. >> reporter: the u.s. is providing logistical support and intelligence. it's not stopped the houthis's advance.
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the iran's supreme leader ayatollah khamenei in tough language accused the saudis of genocide. it's a sign that hostilities are deepening in yemen. in the chaos, al qaeda and the arabian peninsula has been gaining ground in yemen. in syria, 9 million people have been displaced from their homes, villages and cities. experts say it's the largest mass migration since world war ii. syrian refugees fled by the millions to camps in lebanon and jordan putting the economy and security in peril. in iraq seized by conflict 3 million iraqis have been displaced in the last decade. according to a report by physicians for social responsibility. an estimated 1 million iraqis have been killed. it's feared the humanitarian crisis in yemen could prove to be the worst. the only option for most yemenis to flee the country is by boat
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to djibouti or somalia. that is why al-shabab is based. somalis have long-sought refuge in kenya, one of the largest camps in the world. kenya's president told the u.n. they must relocate half a million somali refugees back to somali in the next three months. with deepening crisis in the middle east and africa there seems to be few if any safe places for yemenis to go for a deeper look. on the area. we have our next guest. the numbers of those displaced is growing six months ago. they are 1.8 million. how are they keeping up with this incredible demand? >> it's difficult. we are trying to reach as many
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as we can. but we are facing increasing numbers of people who are displaced. and need our assistance and shrinking resources. what we are doing, we are doing what we can, spreading the assistance as far as we can. we have to be clear that the 2.# 2.# -- 2.6 million are those that are displaced. we are reaching just over 2 million at this point. >> it's difficult keeping track. 8% are displaced. where are the majority housed? >> the majority of people have been accommodate in what we call the host communities. they are people who represented apartments. they are enormous numbers of people in terrible circumstances, in partially completed villages and buildings. here in erbil, in the suburb of
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anko work a there was a community of people living in a partially constructed shopping mall. there are three floors of open constructions. people who put together makeshift homes there. this is what happened across the country. >> what is being done. maybe given the education or psychological support? >> it's a struggle. i think we try and do what we can. a lot of the times it's around - it seems to me when i go out there, the women in particular they have spent a lot of time cooking food collecting water, washing clothes and you go out and you see a lot of ovens, communal ovens, with the women gathering around and baking bread. it's a great thing, it gives
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them a semblance of normality as they go around a day to day life. there is a struggle. there's not much education or for people to do. it's a classic situation where you have a lot of people displaced and what do they do how do they spend their time and how do we get them back into a normal situation as soon as we can. >> it's not an easy task. what are the needs in the region right now? >> i spoke to the government last week. and i think we agree with them that the biggest needs now are food and medicine. but the united nations very recently just put out an appeal for 150 million to stop the activities of the bulk of us from stopping. we were facing a situation where 60% of all of the activities in iraq were going to stop. fortunately some donors came to the party, but there are
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enormous needs still, and with our needs now, we need over 100 million to get us through the summer. >> over 100 million. how would you gauge the international response so far? >> all the donors that usually contribute to the international community have come to the party. the problem is that the world is completely overwhelmed by so many crisis at the moment. we have syria, iraq south sudan, the central african republic and yemen. the resources that the international community has are not enough for the needs of the people who need them. >> spread extremely thin. jane pearce with the world food program. appreciate your time. >> thank you. >> turning back to syria. eight killed dozens injured saturday after rebels shelled a government-held neighbourhood in
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aleppo. hours after the shelling a helicopter gun ship targeted a market in a rebel-held area. they undertook an urge mission. aid agencies had been unable to reach the camp. i.s.i.l. fighters launched an offensive. thousands are trapped. a few escaped. stefanie dekker has more the syrian national news agency aired the pictures showing the army and palestinian factors - how they helped them get to safety. >> in a matter of 30 minutes they could have executed all people you see in the school because i.s.i.l. called from the mosques - if we catch one of you working with the palestinian group fight are or the government. they will cut our heads off. they have no mercy. >> for the first time video of i.s.i.l. has been posted online
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showing the inside of the palestinian refugee camp. they have been fighting palestinian groups and others for the past six days. this camp has been besieged for more than six years by the government. it's people starving with no running water and no electricity. now i.s.i.l.'s preps and syrian regime bombardment in a densely populated camp is making a terrible situation worse. even though some have made it out, most of the 18,000 who tried to survive here are trapped. >> we cannot pay for anything we are not on anyone's side. we want the camp to be safe. >> the palestine liberation organization is sending a delegation to syria to try to help solve the crisis. no aid is making it into the camp we are told by activists inside that the lack of medical supplies is making it impossible to treat the wounded. i.s.i.l. storming the camp is a
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shock, their presence terrifying people. the u.n. is warning of a catastrophe if the fighting doesn't stop let's take a deeper look. i'm trying to understand this here. this is the biggest humanitarian crisis in a generation yet private funding for the syrian crisis has been low. why are we note seeing a greater international response? >> well i think we are seeing a limited response on both fronts both funding for the humanitarian response. there was a donor conference in kuwait at the end of last month. less than half of the money needed was supplied. it represented generous pledges of half a million from the u.s. government. when we look at the scale of the crisis it's scratching the
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surface. there are millions in need of humanitarian assistance across syria and tipping into neighbouring countries. we are about to arrive at 4 million refugees, having a profound effect on the countries, and places like lebanon, and jordan iraq and they are engulfed in a crisis. the other area is lack of political response and we need to see greater pressure put on parties with conflicts to stop it. humanitarian aid is faster and the scale of more and more people bringing food water, basics to keep surviving, it's only going to grow. unless the pressure is increased. civilians are targeted day by day. and parties to the conflicts - it's not getting through. you see it in the yarmouk camp. we have to see governments step up and put the pressure on now.
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>> you mention a lack of political response. is the united nations failing syria by not implementing its own resolutions. >> absolutely. there was a glimmer of hope for the syrian people in three resolutions that passed. coups have been blocked. a failure to agree on united action for some time and we were keen to see the resolutions adopted, but the government who makes up the security council have ignored and failed to implement the resolutions, and the parties to the conflict hammers civilians, and blockade getting through. in fact more people are now without humanitarian assistance. there are people inside syria, in areas besieged by troops without food for the medical care. that sends a signal of the
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situation getting worse in spied of the resolution we need to see the conflict stop and drive the parties to the negotiating table, focussing on getting to business. >> how difficult has it been dealing with the syrian government? >> well we work with the syrian government and we need to gain access to the country. with the ministry of water resources, to get clean water to people across the country, on both sides of the lines, so much of the infrastructure is damaged by the fighting. millions have been displaced in their homes, living in shelters or settlements where the sanitation is poor. they have been working to get water trucked into the areas to dig wells and rebuild damaged infrastructure. we are hampered in the ability
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to move around the country, everything has to be approved by the government and it restricts the ability to speak to people to understand the needs. we need a lot of bureaucratic impediments lifted. but it's very much all of the conflict. so many armed groups on the other side as well that continue to prevent that humanitarian access for oxfam and other actors. >> syria campaign manager with oxfam. appreciate your time let's talk about the situation in yemen, as the air strikes continue a boat with medical aid arrived in the city of aden. hashem ahelbarra reports. >> reporter: these are doctors in the international committee of the red cross arriving in the southern yemeni city of aden setting off by boat from djibouti after the trip was approved. >> it's a mandate of the
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i.c.r.c. to take care of victims of war. and for us as a surgical team we have the skills to treat this special trauma caused by high speed bullets and bombs. >> reporter: the united nations chief is concerned about yemen's deteriorating security and humanitarian situation. >> ordinary yemeni families are struggling for the basics - water, food fuel and medicines. hundreds of civilians have been killed. hospitals and schools are shutting down. some of which are direct targets of the fighting. the conflict in yemen made life difficult for millions of people. no clean water, electricity is cut most of the time and people have to queue for days to fill their cars. we have been waiting for four days in the queue for gas,
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and today is the fifth day. we are hopeful, but due to the air strike the gas tank were not able to arrive to fill the gas station. we are waiting. we borrowed money for gas, because of those targetting yemen and the yemeni people. >> there's discontent across the country. dozens of angry soldiers besieged the central bank of tice. they say they have not received their salaries since september, when the houthis took over the capital sanaa. in aden civilians take cover in the center where fighting tips by houthis backed by soldiers loyal to the former president, and forces loyal to president abd-rabbu mansour hadi. in the port city hundreds flee. they have been stranded for days waiting for the first boats to sail away. those lucky board the small boat heading for eastern
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africa, leaving behind a country on the verge of a civil war. julien is the u.n.i.c.e.f. county director. this is a troubling situation. this is a country where 60% of the population was living under the poverty line. what type of humanitarian crisis are we fighting here. we are looking at the direct impact of conflict that is hitting the country at speed i have never seen. 77 children killed in the first days. schools attacked. hospitals attacked. at the same time we are looking at a bigger impact on the country and will affect nutrition, access to water, and heading to a humanitarian disaster. >> how much food and water is left in the region and with the lack of medical attention, are we on the brink of a medical crisis? >> well i mean cities like
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aden that have been going through the fighting cities of 1 million, and parts of that city hadn't receive water. we days away from the water breaking down. and more broadly across the country, and food crisis has risen by as much as $0.50 and going up. and with the inability to bring in shifts we are looking at the onset of malnutrition in six weeks time. >> you were able to get the first airlift of urgent medical supplies unloaded. how difficult has it been or will it be in distributing the supplies with the mounding concerns. >> it took more than a week to get a plane in with 16 tops of assistance. there's another two coming in the logistical challenges of coordinating with all the parties to the conflict getting companies flying in their planes to the area and other problems
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that make it tough - beyond that. the assistance we are able to fly in is nowhere near the assistance that the country needs. the ports are closed food is not getting in the need for the 26 million people are ramping up. >> you said it there. you are faced with a fact that the supplies are not enough. how does the international humanitarian system juggle the system with iraq syria and yemen? >> well we are stretched. it's very very difficult. and we were looking for support, for countries from around the world to assist us on this. and i - frankly, i don't know how we'll do because the impact is so sudden and so important on the people of yemen that we'll feel the affects. >> you know children are vulnerable. do we see a growing number of minors joining the groups? >> yes, indeed.
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children are a large part of all armed groups. and i, myself driving around the country have been stopped by children of 13, 14 years of age, and that is wrong. recruitment of children is wrong, it's a crime, it has to stop. >> there's a number between 30% of minors are joining the armed group. >> up to a third could be children. >> country representative to yemen, thank you for being with us on "a deeper look." still ahead - from being considered a strong candidate for president to a looming bridge scandal. a look at how federal indictments next week could change the outlook for chris christie and an illinois town where victims of a devastating tornado have been allowed to return hem.
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during his news conference in panama city president obama was asked about cuba and the emerging nuclear agreement with iran. >> when i hear some like senator mccain recently suggesting that our secretary of state john kerry, who served in the united states senate a vietnam vet ran, who provided exemplary service to this nation is less trustworthy in the terms of what's in a political agreement than the supreme leader of iran that's an indication of the degree to which partisanship has crossed all boundaries. in response senator john mccain said it was deniable that the version of the nuclear agreement described by the white house was different to that sprayed by iran's supreme leader, adding:
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a shadow is looming over new jersey governor chris christie once considered a republican presidential front runner. indictments are expected to be announce in the so-called bridge gate scandal. michael shure reports. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie will decide whether to seek the presidency it may be prosecutors that decide that the white house is a bridge too far for the embattled republican the "new york times" reports that indictments are expected next week in the 2013 bridge-gate incident and it's alleged that governor's deputies caused a massive bottle neck to punished the mayor for not supporting governor chris christie's bridge. >> who in their right mind
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closes access to the busiest bridge in the world to send me a message? >> reporter: indictments are expected to go beyond the email of chris christie aid who wrote: a marathon press conference was held denying involvement by chris christie. >> i had no knowledge or involvement in this issue, planning or execution. and i am stunned by the abject stupidity. >> the bridge closure opened up investigations into other questionable activities on the part of christy's. the mayor found his access to state commissioners cut off. the "new york times" reported that chris christie gave flags and debris from 9/11 in exchange for support from other mayors statewide and several news
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organizations report that the governor used $25 million from hurricane sandy relief funds for a campaign to promote tourism in the state. >> we are stronger than the storm. >> reporter: adding to that a bizarre story of david sampson, appointed to run the port authority. it was alleged to sampson strong armed united airlines as it netted landing slots to add a flight from newark to south carolina where sampson kept a home. the flight was cancelled after sampson resigned his position. thus far the allegations have not gone as far as implicating chris christie himself, in a recent poll 54% of new jersey voters disapprove of the governor's job performance. running a campaign as the head of administration under indictment is not an ideal place for any candidate to start. the mayor said... >> we need apologies, explanations and people to be
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accountable in tennessee several republican presidential hopefuls made a stop at the national rifle association convention promising to defend gun rights rolling back restrictive gun laws. tom ackerman reports from nashville. the 70,000 people who throwninged nashville's haul demonstrated the strength of a potent block - those that see gun ownership as not just a constitutional right, but a haloed tradition. people like this young mother from arkansas who wokens nor handguns. >> more for protection. i need practice shooting. >> reporter: many complain about what they call the media's distortion of their motives. >> they don't want to have to use the firearm, but have it in case something happens to protect the family. that's a big misconception, that they are a bunch of crazy people shooting stuff up. that is not the case. >> most of the crowd was here to
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see the guns and the gear the nine republican hopefuls from here to tell them that they would preserve gunowner's rights and fight to expand them. florida's senator marco rubio talked about the laws. >> it's n conceivable that the right to bear arms is constantly in jeopardy. that's why i took action to roll back d.c.'s restrictive gun laws. >> reporter: he and others broadened the message for a theme, that president obama has been too lenient with power. >> why don't you focus more on keeping weapons out of the hands of islamic terrorists and less out of the hands of law-abiding american citizens. >> reporter: the audience was warned that hillary clinton in the white house would be worse
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for gun owners. the funeral for an african american man shot by a white police officer was held in south carolina. family members of the walter scott arrived to warm welcomes. video was shown on a monitor outside for the crowd that gathered to pay respects. scott was unarmed and shot eight times after fleeing a traffic stop. the police officers involved has been fired and charged with murder. >> residents of fair dale illinois are allowed back into the area after the farming community took a hit from a tornado. those affected were bussed in to assess the damage. >> i don't know how they survived. i mean from the looks of the house they were hidden in the bathroom. there's no bathroom. it's a slap. the bathroom was on the other side of the house. >> reporter: a total of 12 tornado tore through northern and central illinois.
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authorities say the strongest tornado hit fare dale claiming two lives, injuring 22. kevin corriveau joining us with a check on the forecast. >> tuesday, wednesday and thursday we saw severe weather across the central part of the united states. in total we saw 50 tornado. tuesday about nine, wednesday eight, and thursday we saw about 19 and as well as the rest of the month, it brings us up to 50. in terms of wind and hail damage we saw hundreds of severe events causing damage. in the southern parts, we see the frontal boundary causing the weather move over. lingering towards the gulf coast. that will bring heavy showers for many there. for augusta. tomorrow is the last day of the masters, we are looking at a mix of clouds temperatures at 79 as a max.
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winds not looking too bad. about 7-14 miles per hour. here is that rain short activity. we expect to see more in terms of weather towards the texas panhandle. as we go towards monday we see rain increasing leading to flash-flooding situations against many areas in the south. look at this. sunday memphis, 81. washington at 73 on sunday. as we go towards monday. they go to ant lanta. memphis, dropping down to 7 #. >> warming up nicely e-books are popular in many country, in india sales are outpaced by books. each with the use of technology e-book sales account for 1% of book sales. we are told why.
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>> i find it convenient. when you go back to read anything, you can do that, and don't have to carry heavy weight with you but kumar's opinion appears to be in the minority, because most here of all ages prefer traditional books. a preference shared by millions across india. books are popular, and they sell anywhere in many languages. e-books are not preferred. book readers and sellers are embracing new technology. books are shipping to more people in places thanks to online sales than a few years ago. at the time people had to order books through the mail, taking weeks or months to arrive. >> today we can right now, we get the payment immediately. that is done. it's like magic. >> reporter: a magic that increased book sales, while e-books fall behind. e-book sales have risen in
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india, but are no match for traditional books that are available and cheap. e-book sales are have rich in india, but are no match for cheaper books. there's a prestige in india of owning a book that happen when it is in the hand. economic growth meant more can afford books. which is why sales are up. others say books are part of the culture. >> the book is an object. it's considered sacred. >> some prefer books, but the debate over ebacks may not be necessary because the basics of writing and reading remain the same. >> anguish of writing have not changed. joys of reading has not changed. all that changes is the way the book is delivered from author to reader.
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that will keep changing. >> reporter: no one is sure if the younger generation will eventually shift loyalty to e-books or not. for now, for most in india, nothing beats a book. when al jazeera is back the first ever global teacher prize awarded to an educator in the u.s. plus loose change led to a small fortune from the t.s.a. we tell you how the pennies in your pocket piled up at airports around the country. country.
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a teacher from the u.s. state of maine is a million richer for doing her job, beating out thousands of nominees from around the world to win a global teaching prize. we have this report. >> the global teacher prize goes to... ..nancy atrill >> reporter: she has won what is referred to as the nobel prize of teaching. nancy is disheartened by current education policy in her own country. >> i don't know if americans like children. >> reporter: she was picked from 5,000 nominees as the first recipient of the global prize and will use the $1 million to enchance the center for teaching and learn, a school for children and teachers. over several decades she placed an emphasis on giving students the independence to choose which books to read, and the topics they want to write about. >> at other schools i would get a question to explain, and i never really thought about what was behind the math problem, what was behind the literature i was reading. i was finding the facts. >> reporter: it's an approach that contrasts with the prevailing orthodoxy in u.s. education called the common core a set of national standards. states have been given financial inducements to adopt standardized curricular and testing. these teachers contend it has a detrimental impact. >> they don't experience the pleasure - i know you can't use that word when talking about education in america - buts they don't experience the pleasure of reading. she feels that education has been hijacked by self-interest groups, politicians, and multi technical companies. >> it will be cheaper and more profitable to claim that teachers are not teaching well, and they need different curricula, and only then will we have a high task force like china, and not admit that poverty and segregation are the issues in the country. middle class suburban districts are not in trouble. >> reporter: among those pays tribute to atwell and others was bill gates. >> our foundation believes in the power of teachers. >> reporter: he spends $200 million pushing the common core. he demonstrated a fundamental disrespect to atwell's pfeio what,chl d arngnd opsi decon jrdspthead a coanngive shot ld. not born when masters scoring record was broken, some 39 years ago. but the 21-year-old continued to dazzle on day 2 at augusta, and he takes a 5-shot lead and makes history in the process. >> i don't want to go with 36 hole, best record. someone that didn't win - someone that didn't win - so ultimately we continue to strike the ball away that we have been playing, and trying to shoot under par rounds this weekend. >> charlie hoffmann is spieth's
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greatest rival. the american carding a 4-under 68 on friday to move to 9-under. there were concerns for tiger woods and his form. he made the cut after carding a 3-under second-round 69. >> it was a low moment in my career. but to be able to basically change an entirepaerli poti wre can do th, heenono rd son suesve1.p i neetoho a4-de up oavagon, d itr tsewohis look hs -d tl tcd tee qualifying at the chinese grand prix, beating nico rosberg. 0.04. lewis hamilton the fourth drive to notch up five or more to notch up five or more poll positions at the same circuit. sebastien vettel starts sunday in third. . >> china continues to be a good circuit for me, and a very positive vibe here. the car is handling well, a little better or a lot better in terms of the whole weekend in terms of how it was in malaysia. one of the biggest names in international badminton is fighting to save his career. lee chong we is facing a 3-man panel from the badminton federation. he tested positi f bne wlee s rlnuerne ot havenye se pointeaatheopf stretch. a win away could be challenging. unbeaten in over a year at home. aiming to secure champion's league qualification. cristiano ronaldo will play in the match against abar, kicking off in a few minutes time. picking up a yellow card. real appealed after video showed he did not give and was brought down by a defender. >> translation: this match can be a trap. we have this two days rest after a hard game. we need to concentrate. we can't fail. we need to win. >> manchester derby's deep pick of the premier league fixtures. a point separating united in third, and city's fourth of the. game on sunday. arsenal continue their assault on chelsea. the gunners captain second. 7 behind arsenal at burnley. the match already completed. everton with dr wh ana. hon uld beinrsbeing pec3% ts ghlight a wond sik ter bngood t t as you see the larger thn life ar ten colombian capital of bogota. maradona made his presence felt. . >> he donned the number 12 jersey. as you see, a penalty in the second half. one could question how easily he went down there. the rest of the script writing itself. maradona scores the winning goal. and he celebrated like he won the world cup in 1991. the biggest rivalry in baseball and the encounter between the new york yankees and boston red sox. into the 12th, the light went out at yankee stadium, forcing a delay of 16 minutes. the game was far from obvious. it would take until the 19th minute, seven hours later, to decide the result. a double play from garrett jones clinching a win. a win for boston at 2:13. the team getting 11 hours rest before game 2. >> that is the port. is cated on the s wh ing a go o me tprare ergency. >> those species could not be here in 10 years. >> nasa steps in to help protect
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the future of the planet. >> the tropics regulate our climate. >> techknow heads to costa rica to see how one rainforest is fighting back. >> wow! some of these are amazing. >> techknow's team of experts show you how the miracles of science... >> this is my selfie, what can you tell me about my future? >> can affect and surprise us. >> don't try this at home. >> "techknow" - where technology meets humanity. monday, 6:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> part of l zea erica'& >special month ngn, if he was banned for two years, we will not have anyone for the next decade or more. it will be a big blow to malaysian sports. barcelona looking to preserve a 4-point lead at the top of la liga. barca facing a demanding 2-week stretch. a win away could be challenging. unbeaten in over a year at home. aiming to secure champion's league qualification. cristiano ronaldo will play in the match against abar, kicking off in a few minutes time. picking up a yellow card. real appealed after video showed he did not give and was brought down by a defender. >> translation: this match can be a trap. we have this two days rest after a hard game. we need to concentrate. we can't fail. we need to win. >> manchester derby's deep pick of the premier league fixtures. a point separating united in third, and city's fourth of the. game on sunday. arsenal continue their assault on chelsea. the gunners captain second. 7 behind arsenal at burnley. the match already completed. everton with a draw with swansea. late on saturday, pierce ant hoven could be winners, beating pec. this highlight a wonder strike by joshua brenner. the second max ajax fail to win, they will claim their title. perth glory take the football federation of australia to court after being booted out of the fails. the team was relegated from first on the table to 7th after finding the club guilty of exceeding the salary cap over three seasons, accused of providing secret players and benefits to six players. perth glory filed an injunction in the supreme court of western australia. argentinian legend maradona returns to the football pitch. as you see the larger than life player mates an impression on players and fans in the exhibition fan in the colombian capital of bogota. maradona made his presence felt. . >> he donned the number 12 jersey. as you see, a penalty in the second half. one could question how easily he went down there. the rest of the script writing itself. maradona scores the winning goal.
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and he celebrated like he won the world cup in 1991. the biggest rivalry in baseball and the encounter between the new york yankees and boston red sox. into the 12th, the light went out at yankee stadium, forcing a delay of 16 minutes. the game was far from obvious. it would take until the 19th minute, seven hours later, to decide the result. a double play from garrett jones clinching a win. a win for boston at 2:13. the team getting 11 hours rest before game 2. >> that is the sport. thank you for watching. hundreds of orthodox christian pilgrims gathered at the church of the holy sepulchre at jerusalem for the holy fire ceremony. it's located on the site where christians believe jesus christ was crucified buried and resurrected. it occurs every year, the saturday, the day before orthodox easter saturday i want to show home video shot by astronauts living aboard the international space station, using a go pro camera to prepare their space walks, and are preparing the i ss for the first spacecraft capable of transporting astronauts. a full bulletin of news straight ahead. stay with us. >> monday - a climate emergency. >> those species could not be here in 10 years. >> nasa steps in to help protect the future of the planet. >> the tropics regulate our climate. >> techknow heads to costa rica to see how one rainforest is fighting back. >> wow! some of these are amazing. >> techknow's team of experts show you how the miracles of science... >> this is my selfie, what can you tell me about my future? >> can affect and surprise us. >> don't try this at home. >> "techknow" - where technology meets humanity. monday, 6:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> part of al jazeera america's >> special month long evironmental focus fragile planet
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. >> i think he believes that what that school and learning and teaching are commodities, like anything else. so you do the - you know, you do the metrics, your data analysis what works, you plug it in. you know doesn't work that way. >> atwell's approach to teaching won international recognition. in the u.s. there are powerful forces at work pushing teaching in the opposite direction. it seems as if money is falling from the skies for the transportation security administration.
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$76,000 in loose change was left at security checkpoints in u.s. city's three major airports. nationwide more than $675,000 was collected last year. the t.s.a. received authority from congress in 2005 to spend unclaimed money o on security operations. i'm thomas drayton in new york. thanks for watching. watching.
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