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al jazeera investigation. >> i can't allow you not to go into that because that is your job. >> only on al jazeera america. >> this is leadges. al jazeera america. i'm dwtle in new york. del walters in new york. hillary clinton takes her campaign to iowa, one day after she made it official. another violent weekend in chicago. we take a closer look at just what could be done to curb the violence. >> and was it justified? a kentucky police officer
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shooting a man swinging a flag pole at him. what the report found and the questions the community is now asking. >> we begin tonight with a u.s. led air campaign inside libya pentagon officials confirming that a former al qaeda leader was the target of the attack inside that country. mokhtar belmokhtar was the target. attack left 38 foreign hostages dead. while mokhtar's death has yet been confirmed daniel lack reports. >> mid level al qaeda operative and the pentagon spokesman steve
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warren said it had been successful. the target had been mokhtar belmokhtar the al qaeda militant. mokhtar belmokhtar, if this is confirmed, is quite significant. he has been involved in military activities for quite some time. he faced in the united states terrorism charges in connection with the bp gas plant. 35 hostages killed there. lots of other activities affiliated with belmokhtar as well. it has been said his death was reported on at least four other occasions. it is important to keep that in mind until more confirmation is forth coming. first since the fighting against
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the force et cetera of colonel gadhafi in 2011 and believe that air strike was cervical. >> and mokhtar belmokhtar has been at the forefront of many movements. he went to afghanistan to fight against the communist gft there. when he came back hegovernment there. in january of 2013 he ordered the astack on that gas plant in algeria, more than 800 people were taken hostage at the time and by the time it was over 38 of those hostages dead, 29 fighters as well. jeb are bush is said to make it official tomorrow, at an event in miami. today he took to social media unveiling his campaign logo. hillary clinton also took to iowa after unveiling her
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campaign. >> a day after her high profile presidential kickoff hillary clinton rallied voters in iowa. >> now there may be some new voices in the republican presidential choir but they are all singing the same old song. it's a song called yesterday. >> you know the one. >> the clintonses republican rivals are yuding that remark after her. plosion of the past. >> yesterday is over. before us now is the opportunity to author the greatest chapter yet in the amazing story of america. but we can't do that by going back to the leaders and ideas of the past. >> it is a charge clinton faced on sunday from fellow democratic candidate, bernie sanders. >> people have had it with established politics.
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they want something different in economics and politics. >> chris christie critics are pointing to another theme that clinton doesn't understand everyday americans. >> mrs. clinton doesn't hear from anybody doesn't talk to anybody, doesn't take questions from yib anybody. how would she know? >> over the past months i've been listening what you in iowa have to say. in coffee shops. in community colleges. in businesses. >> reporter: and her husband former president bill clinton is defending her. >> when people go to personal attacks this far before the election it means they're scared of you and they should be. >> also on sunday former florida governor jeb bush posted this on
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twitter. it lacks the word bush. he's different from his brother george bush. >> jeb is different from my brother. jeb is jeb bush. >> he really cares about us, he really cares with people with developmental disabilities. >> emphasizing what he has done for what he calls the most vulnerable. >> what we need is new leadership and takes the issues and emphasizes them. >> we're going to take is a closer look at how jeb bush and hillary clinton are working to dween themselvesdefine themselves. at 11:30. hillary clinton today says she has concerns about the
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president's trade agenda. president obama wants a deal with pacific rim countries that would take jobs away from americans. house voted against had a on friday. >> the president should listen to and work with his allies in congress starting with nancy pelosi who have expressed their concerns about the impact that a weak agreement would have on our workers, to make sure we get the best strongest deal possible. and if we don't get it, this should be no deal. >> meanwhile a former aid to president obama said democrats need to stand together on the tpp. william daly. >> i feel strongly from a policy stance and political stance it is wrong for the democrats to undercut the president.
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this deal can still get done. >> temporary set back noting that another vote on it could happen next week. the u.s. led coalition launching air strikes in baghdad today. hit destroying buildings and heavy weapons. a factory make car bombs was one of the targets. meanwhile fighting between i.s.i.l. and kurdish militants advancing on the town of tal ayeb qufnl sounded soon they say they will control the entire turkish border. a summit is being held in south africa. but the talk of that summit is whether the attendees will leave in handcuffs. wanted by the international
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criminal court for war crimes. >> when sudan's president omar al bashir arrived late on saturday he brought with him a preliminary and legal storm. one of the issues discussed at the summit is conflict resolution, now a legal challenge could see bashir sent to the hague to face war crimes charges. ensuring the is country upholds its obligations to the icc cek. ikeinternational criminal court. a judge has told bashir he cannot leave until the charges are resolved. be. >> the decision of the african union that african countries are not bound to any decisions made by the court.
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it seems that the court does not know about this, which is bad or it does know and it is worse. but this is a matter to be assessed by law. >> reporter: it's left the south african government in very difficult position. pretoria says sitting heads of state cannot be arrested. the question is, what happens now? >> what is that that prevention sal bashir from leaving south africa? is it the immigration official? he will have to be be reaforted and hearrested andput in court custody. that is not the court's possibility. the court has made a decision which according to the law is quite correct but it can't enforce its own decision. >> the international criminal court has asked south africa to
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arrest bashir. south africa has signed up to the icc. but many feel the icc is biased picking them out for prosecution. that means on whether or not to arrest the man who has governed sudan since 19 yienl 89 will reverb are rate. >> white officer feared for his life when he shot and killed a black man this weekend. officer responding to a 911 call after a woman reported she was being assaulted. surveillance shows the man running at the officer swinging a flag pole. the officer shot at the man and the situation is being investigated. >> i've reached no conclusion he. i can look at the video and based on my 35 years of experience as a police officer
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form some opinions. but this investigation has got to be completed before we can dom tocome to any determination and whether or not he was justified under law is not my call. >> why the officer did not use a stayser or baton. officer has been placed on paid leave until the investigation is complete. there are new details emerging about how those two convicted killers managed to escape from that maximum security prison in new york state. david sweat and richard matt escaped nine days ago. power tools belonged to contractors working inside the prison. the be daivment d.a. said they managed to escape detection by returning
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the tools every day. >> we're following up every lead the best we can. >> a prison worker named joyce mitchell has been charged with.helping the prisoners escape. she was supposed to drive them out of the area but began ofeel guilty and backed out. coming up, another bloody weekend in chicago. what can be done to stop the violence. and two teenagers are several injuredseverelyinjured after a shark attack. gang... it makes me scared for everybody >> fear and distrust in baltimore... >> they've just been pepper spraying people at very close range... >> years of tension between the community and police erupt... >> she was on her way home to her kid, and she never made it... >> a former cop speaks out... >> if you had taken steps when a man was assaulted, maybe freddie gray didn't hav
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>> south korea's president visited patients with mers or middle east respiratory syndrome today. he went to a hospital in seoul. w.h.o. ho also sending a system to assess the country's response to the outbreak. the 61 reporting two new deaths today, bringing the total since late may to 16. 130 he screans south koreans have
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been infected. >> the outbreak of mers didn't peak or increase in numbers over the weekend so officials here in south korea are breathing a sigh of relief. they had suspected that those numbers may have increased because of the incubation period for mers to show itself. on monday morning confirmed cases confirm 16 dead and 145 injuredinfected. four patients one of them a doctor with four people being discharged and 17 still being in a situation of unstable. perhaps the authorities now realizing that the outbreak has been confined to medical facilities and some outlying areas that have been isolated off, and they can treat these individuals in a safe and secure environment. it also means that the public at large will be breathing a sigh
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of relief that this has not become an epidemic that the whole country should be worried about. the be president has been to the hospital to show her support. it is a difficult time for students, a large number of schools reopened on monday meaning they can now continue with the academic year. which is important the schools have to stay open for a number of days for students to pass their exams. schools are take precautionary situations into account so students can full fill their requirements for the year. >> doctors have seen spikes of ebola in guinea and sierra leone. there is potential for ebola to spread all over again.
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more than 11,000 people died in the outbreak. but people continue to misunderstand just how the virus spreads. there is a city in connecticut that had to pay $30,000 to a system after banning their child from school over ebola fears. telling her she couldn't go to school for three weeks after having attended nigeria. the school wrongly believed she had been exposed to ebola. two teen agers were subject to shark attacks off the coast of north carolina. one girl lost part of her left arm and may lose her left leg. a boy also suffered a shark attack. officials say takinger or bull sharks were likely to to be
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involved in both incidents. chi police couldn't give us an exact number on exactly how many shootings there were but violence that is been a problem in that city now for decades. it is the also a new spike lee movie so-called chiraq, comparing the city to iraq. >> in his inauguration speech in may, rahm emanuel called on the city for change. >> we as a city must and can do better. when prison is a place we send young boys to, in order to become men we as a city can and plus do better. >> typically a spike in the gun fire during summer months especially over july 4th weekend. as of june 7th about a thousand people have been shot
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on the streets of chicago. when you break that down it works out to be about one shooting every three and a half hours. police say the flow of illegal guns is a far bigger problem here in chicago than it is in los angeles or new york. in new york city there were 510 shootings through end of may. chicago's tally for the same time period is nearly double that even though the city is about a third the size. >> we can't sit idly by as elected officials and allow this to happen. the blood is on our hands. the blood of innocent children. the blood of grandmothers. the blood of innocent bystanders. the blood of trauma that's associated with this gun violence on the hands of elected officials who aren't willing to stand up and have the courage to lead. >> reporter: much of the bloodshed is concentrated two be
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areas, south side and the neighborhood just west of downtown. though as you can see from this map no community is immune and no demographic is entirely safe. >> there are kids with post-traumatic stress disorder, there are kids that show the same symptoms as returning war veterans growing up in this neighborhood. >> some criminologists say violence actually peaked decades ago in chicago and it is now on the rebound after years of steady decline. diane eastabrook, al jazeera chicago. >> earlier i talked to tito hardeman. executive director of violence interrupted. tito says one of the things contributing to the violence is african american self hatred. >> just a certain number of
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african american youth that engage in this violence towards one another. i believe it's based on self hatred compared to gang violence and gun violence. the guys are shooting each other about any and everything. grand mothers being shot, babies being shot. over 80% of the homicides and shootings in chicago occur in the african american communities. >> male family members share some of the responsibility and fathers, uncles and brothers should be discouraged from committing gun violence. the gunman who opened fire investigator say he rammed a police car with his van and fired dozens of rounds at officers inside and outside of the building. the attack be stopped when he
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was shot and killed by a police sniper. bullwear's mother felt she lost him to mental illness. italy's president mateo renzi, feels european union needs to help. the migrants say they're trying to reach their family members in other european countries and don't want to register as refugees in italy as required by european law. italy is requesting a refugee camp be set up. feared for their lives. of those 9,000 only 124 were actually granted the right to live in the u.s. adam rainey talks to a man on
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the u.s. mexican border who says his life is on the line. >> reporter: the stories in this soup kitchen are all about abuse at the hands of smugglers and the police. this man says he and 30 other migrants were robbed and beaten by federal police. most bear their mistreatment silently, afraid of what might hatch if they speak out. but after years of repeated beatings and kidnappings, juan has had enough. he wants to apply for asylum in the united states. once deported from there he says he was forced to dig tunnels like thesehe managed to escape but he can't escape his fears. >> i haven't been able to sleep well. my nerves are shot. i'm afraid they're going to kill me. >> reporter: lieu extent jerry castillo can't confirm if migrants built the tunnels but he has seen many over the years. >> we have found many drugs
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many tunnels had a have been connecting from mexico into the u.s. >> his boss says there's only one way to describe the way migrants are treated by cartels. >> ists slavery definitely slavery, what happens after is unknown pnl maybe they become witness he right? >> that's what juan miguel is most afraid about. he's just made a formal complaint. about the police and the cartels. now he says he must leave mechanism psycho. >> translator: i'm suffering persecution from the government the police and the criminal groups they can't control. i want an opportunity so i can carry on living. is. >> juan miguel is about to cross from the mexico side to the u.s. side and apply for asylum. most of these cases are rejectand there is a possibility
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that he is detained for several months. this is what he's fighting to return to. his home in america. >> translator: it frightens me more the idea of them letting him go in mex mexico. that'smexico my kids havetheir father and they can visit him but if he's sent back over the border his life is at risk. >> reporter: lawyers tell me his best hope is if his case goes on for six months. adam rainey, al jazeera nogale suffering on the u.s.-mexican border. coming up. we attack political dynasties can hillary and jeb carry on their family dynasties?
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>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here are your top stories this hour. mokhtar belmokhtar, has been reported dead several times and has been wanted by algerian and the u.s. on terror charges. u.s. officials are not talking about the possible death of the al qaeda leader. and louisville, kentucky, officials investigating a shooting over the weekend a white officer killing a black man. the white officer clearly be fearing for his life. why did he not use a taser or baton. prosecutors say david swet sweat and richard matt cut their way
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out using power tools. those inmates have been on the loose for nine days. sunday night time for our weekly look. if bush v clinton sound familiar it should. their families have lived in the white house for a combined 20 years. some call those political design cities. heavy is the head that wants to wear the crown. >> reporter: in germany last week former florida governor jeb bush tried to establishing his credentials. he criticized russia's interference in ukraine. >> ukraine must choose its own path. russia must accept the sovereignty of all of its neighbors. >> he also mentioned his father, george h.w. bush.
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the bush he did not mention was his brother george w., be the bush that most don't like, because of his war in iraq. he's about to announce his own campaign for presidency on monday. >> i'm my own man and my views are shaped by my own thinking and my own experiences. >> yet jeb bush stumbled badly last month. when asked if the iraq war his brother led. >> knowing what we would have now, would you have authorized the war? >> i would have and so would have hillary clinton. >> he spent several days. in damage control. >> reporter: iraq is a difficult issue not just for
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bush system but also for most of the american public. according to one recent poll 71% of americans and a majority of republicans believe the iraq war was not worth it. yet jeb bush's record in florida and perception et cetera he's more like his father than his brother have made him one of the favorites of the national republican establishment. in the race for the democratic presidential nomination, the leader is hillary clinton. she served as a u.s. senator and spent four years as president obama's secretary of state. >> she is somebody who has been in so many different roles that we got to know very well and that can be great but it also can be a drawback because this is somebody who you know our view of her is kind of cementat this point. >> reporter: hillary clinton has been trying to chip away at the idea that all clintons are
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political moderates by running against some her husband's own spots. to the left of the last clinton administration on social justice, marriage equality and trade. and explaining away what has been described as clinton drama. >> we are back into the political season and therefore we will be subjected to all kind of distraction and attacks and i'm ready for that. >> some of those distractions though were self-inflicted from foreign donations to the clinton foundation to exclusive reliance on an e-mail system while conducting official business. >> looking back, it's clear i should have used a second e-mail system. but this didn't seem to be an ire. >> husband's scandals and what
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led to his impeachment. and there lies both hillary clinton and jeb bush, both candidates fair or not have a last name that bring potential promise and peril. leveraging what voters like about their family's presidential history and breaking away from history people cannot forget. >> gentlemen thanks for being with us this evening and we simply ask you to keep the talking points to a minimum. i know you're both going to try hard. mr. parasutti, i'll begin with you. there are 320 million people living in this country. by some estimates just getting to the white house will cost each candidate about $1 billion
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for a job that makes the candidate $400,000 a year. >> we are seeing on the republican side what -- the best that republican party has to offer. >> how many people do you have running right now on the republican side? >> i lost count after it got into the upper double digits del but it's a diverse field. it is a field that looks literally different than the fields of the past. >> mr. smikel, it's the same names over and over and over again. as we first mentioned in a report earlier george h. w. bush ran for president in 1979.
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>> right. democratic candidates, even back to 2004 you've seen some very heavy names running for the white house. in this particular year, yes i think hillary clinton is the standard bearer for democratic plodges,politics along with bernie sanders. for the dollars that you're talking about it's not just about electing them to run for aboutpresident. it's also about a lot of the down ballot races. people running for senate, be for governor -- >> but it's not just about the job, but electing people down ballot that can support your initiatives. that's important. >> how jeb bush differs from his brother and his father. >> jeb is different than george
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and jeb is who he, my life story is different. >> if you go to my home town of wheeling, west virginia, they'll say jeb is george's george's brother and george is jeb's father. >> he's a very different person from his brother and from his father. they govern differently they have different ideologic beliefs in some ways,'s last name is bush but he's his own man. >> and during this election as far as separating yourself from your past, how did he e-he feel about his brother handling the war in iraq, he stumbled. >> i think one of the benefits of coming out of a family where you have relatives who have been in the seat that you're trying
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occupy before is they know what comes with the territory. and i guarantee you that president bush 41 just like he said to president bush 43, is saying to jeb you've got to break with policies of mien or of your brothers. all's fair in love and war. >> mr. sm ifertionkel, i want to play you a sound bite from hillary clinton. >> it's not political or public. i see what's happening and we have to verse reverse it. >> eight years ago we were talking about the fact that there was a clinton dynasty. the clinton machine was unstoppable. it was stopped. >> yes. that moment after iowa when brawkbarack won communities that weren't paying attention to
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barack obama started paying attention to him. that changed her narrative a little bit people thought she was a little too distance not too approachable. that in a sense quote unquote humanized her. that's the kind of campaign you'll see from her -- >> but even after that humanized moment she went on to lose and become the secretary of state not the president. >> but not by much. that was one of the closest primaries. she did actually lose that is correct. and then, laying the groundwork for this campaign here in 2016, i think you'll see a shift. she doesn't have the opponent that she did in barack obama at the time so she has a bit of wiggle room to create -- >> but is it too soon to core necessitate her to say she's the
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arepresume tifer nominee and she lost? >> sure. i think she's trying to create a campaign that doesn't say this. >> mr. parasutti, jeb bush is yet to announce, he's going to announce tomorrow, but yet he has been attacked by a member of his own party. john mccain. do republicans really want him to be the nominee? >> i think he distinguished himself as the governor of florida. he was the most successful conservative governor of one of the most conservative states in the union.
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>> giancarlo parazutti. we thank you for being with us. also happening this weekend two years insistence boston mayor bombing that left three dead and over 200 injured. one of the tsarnaev brothers will be sentenced. rent stabilization law is allowed to expire on monday, 2 million new yorkers could have their rent affected. as kristin saloomey reports. >> catalina hi hidalgo's neighborhood has gotten
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expensive. so like many new yorkers she put up with terrible living conditions to hold onto an apartment that she could afford. >> all winter we had no heat. sometimes the hot water would go. they took a saw to the water pipes. so the basement was just flooded out. >> reporter: the they in question were the landlords who owned catalina's building. protected under rent stabilization laws. laws that control how much rent can be raised annually. >> more and more people are moving into neighborhoods on the outkids. once aoutskirts. be laldzlandlords can raise the rent.
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>> landlord larsment is approaching record levels in rent-controlled units substantially below market. those landlords disprilt, desperately want to evict those be tenants and move in wealthier folks. >> long term tenants are paying rent far below market. >> rent regulation laws are due to expire on june 15th. the city's lawmakers are also pushing for a requirement to include affordable understand in new luxury buildings. buildings that have been blamed for driving up housing costs across new york. but whether a compromise is possible remains to be seen. catalina says it's been a struggle to provide for her two children insistence city deemed her apartment unlivable.
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>> i have roommates that are helping me. i dipped into savings accounts, did whatever i had to do to make sure my kids had a roof over our head. >> her rent has tripled but she knows it could be worse her is be neighbor moved to a homeless shelter. >> appliances, be a solution. and left strand he on the streets, flooding in europe.
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>> al jazeera america, weekday mornings. catch up on what happened overnight with a full morning brief. get a first hand look with in-depth reports and investigations. start weekday mornings with al jazeera america. open your eyes to a world in motion. >> some new information coming out of nepal tonight. officials there saying they need more than $6 billion to rebuild after april's devastating earthquake. meanwhile women have been on the front lines volunteering and helping out in a lot of the communities hard hit.
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sabina shrestha reports. >> no longer can even talk about her work. when the earthquake hit nepal in april, she lost what was dearest to her her two year are gand grandchildren. two-year-old and the newborn. >> this is what god did to me. >> community health volunteer one of the 52,000 women who ensure that pregnant women newborns and children under five are healthy. now she feels lost. community health volunteers like her are said to be the backbone of nepal's health services. now many of them are struggling with their own losses leaving the entire health system broken. out of the nine community health
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volunteers of be 600 houses, she did not make it. she was buried with her two children as she was running to save them. 16 people in this village died. i feel like i've lost half my body, she tells me. the health post have walls that rattle. the government says it might take at least as much as three years to rebuild. if the morale of the health workers stays high. but with the monsoon season expelledexpected to cause landslides and disease. people are expected to lose hope
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hope. sabina shrestha, al jazeera be nepal. an andrew potter reports city of tbilisi georgia's streets have been flooded. >> reporter: heavy rainfall late on saturday sent flash floods through tbleets. tbilisi. mayor suggesting the repair bill will cost tens of millions of dollars. be one by one animals are being cornered. some killed others recaptured, using tranquilizer darts. there is no report that animals
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have attacked humans, although three were lost during the flooding. be tbilisi's residents are asked to remain inside, until the an animals are returned. is be kevin corriveau is here. >> more rainfall is coming to texas. over the next 72 hours this is our accumulation and especially down here towards the east coast as well as up here to the south of dallas we're looking to see anywhere between six and ten inches of rain. that means major flooding is going to go on in this area. we still have some rivers that are on flash watches and warnings across this area. so this rain is only going to
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cause more problems. andens where is it coming from? down here towards the south we are watching the storm developing off the coast of the yucatan. over the next several days most of the models are in fairly good agreement that this is what is going to happen. we only think it may get to a tropical storm strength but it has a lot of prescription precipitation inside of it. we are going to be watching that very carefully. heufort, take a look, five rain -- houston take a look, it's going to be five rainy days if not longer. southwest -- consume southeast clear skies under those clear skies temperatures are rising. temperatures on monday, charlotte at 99, savannah, 98, and how about atlanta georgia at 94 for you. >> kevin, thank you very much.
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americans store away 2.5 million tons of electronics every year but less than 30% is recycled. as "on target"'s ali velshi reports. >> according to the united nations, 91% of the world's e-waste is illegally dumped. and a lot of i.t. ends up in landfills in asia and europe, where what's buried and lost are the so-called rare earth elements. found in devices like cell phones ear buds, fluorescent lights and speakers. researchers at the department of energy aimes laboratory try ofind ways to replace rare earth elements and also, try to use them more efficiently. >> as more and more of our lives
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become electrified the demand for magnets goes up. it is not clear that the supply can respond to that change in demand. >> if you're able to wait until then -- >> joe silverman's business has been repairing electronics for 15 years. he's seen how these can lead to redundant devices. >> you can stick with 32 gigs, 64 gigs and if you don't want that the new model will come out next year. >> what if there were other options like is smartphone modules that can be replaced or upgraded? >> when i hear that i think it's going to be ugly. >> puzzle phone is not ugly. the modular smartphone designed
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in finland is due on the market in 2016. >> what we want to do is trigger a change in the manufacturer's mindset. >> but electronics companies are not slowing down and with that scufnlings. total of almost 160 million devices in the last three months of last year. >> if you expand the life span of the device two or three times more at least you are slowing down the rhythm that you are being extracting those materials from the earth. it is likely in the short to mid term we can slow that stings of that mineral. >> are ali velshiali velshi, al jazeera.
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>> we have an exclusive story tonight, and we go live...
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>> they're going to need a bigger bucket for all the money "jurassic world" is doing. that makes it the highest grossing global debut of all time $204.6 million in u.s. alone. more than 30 hours after they left chicago, jonathan betz reports, a problem with their plane forced them to spend the night in a place they thought they'd never see. >> it was just lack of information. >> reporter: exhausted and exasperated. not exactly how this be nebraska family thought their european vacation would begin. >> we had a problem with the plane. they didn't tell us what was going to happen, how they were going to get us to london. >> hundreds of passengers
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arrived at london's heathrow airport after being marooned in the middle of nowhere. they left just before 5:30 p.m. central time on saturday. three hours into the flight the plane experienced what united is calling a maintenance issue. it was forced to land in goose bay, a tiny airport in canada. passengers had to rough it in military barracks for the next 22 hours. they did receive two mediums in the mess hall but many of the bunks had no heat as temperatures came close to freezing that night. and some say they were only given two blankets to keep warm while sleeping in their clothes. >> we have spent the last day and a half in a really dramatic
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manner. >> united said, hotel space was not available so we accommodated our passengers at a military base. and then went back to newark, new jersey, where they had to endure customs again. this nebraska family may have to come back for another two-with week trip to london. >> our london part of it got cut in half. >> jonathan betz, al jazeera new york. >> finally the world toe wrestling championship, taking place in england. using their feet and toes to overpower their opponents. newly crowned champion allen nasty nash. >> this is a sport england's win at. we now and again got the odd win
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but this year, it was a good win. >> the 12th championship for nash. the second going to tracy tippy toe. i'm del walters. good night. later in our panel, most americans agree there's too much money in politics. is a shorter campaign season the answer. is the legal system tilted in favour of child molesters. i'm imran garda, this is rail". >> a central government is going to be fair to the rest of the its citizens it's not possible. >> thought

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