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the victims of charleston's mass murderer is laid to rest as an activist takes down the confederate flag the fight for rite assistance. the supreme court says same-sex marriage is legal, but the l.g.b.t. says more needs to be done for true equality we begin with the greek financial crisis, european financial ministers met without greece at the table and denied a request to extend the bailout programme behind tuesday, threatening to destabilize the markets. as andrew simmonds reports, it paves the way for greece to default on a crucial payment to the international monetary fund this week. >> reporter: a finance minister from greece sent to brussels for a day that takes a place in
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european history. not everyone shook hands. after five years and an estimated 242.8 billion euro of - dash is this how it ends. greece alone with its debt could be about to default and potentially go out of the eurozone. the foreign ministers say they have no alternatives. the bail out stops. >> the process was not finished as far as we were concerned. the proposals weren't definitive. they weren't formally discussed or decided. the greek government broke off the process, rejected the proposals, and is now putting them which is an unfair way to put it putting it to the greek people in a referendum with a negative advice. given that situation we
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unfortunate conclude however regretful that the programme must expire tuesday night. >> from the moment ministers started to arrive there was a pessimistic mood. only france was against the bailout. ministers were asked by greece to give it one month's grace to allow the referendum to take place. greece said it was europe's fault there was no deal. >> the refusal of the europe group today to endorse our request for an extension of that agreement for a few days for a couple of weeks to allow the greek people to deliver their verdicts on this proposal especially given that there's a high probability that greeks will go against the recommendation and vote in favour of the propose am. -- proposal. that will damage the credibility of the euro group as a
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democratic union of partner member states and i'm afraid the damage will be permanent. >> so after a week of political drama, this has ended acrimoniously. the greek prime minister told angela merkel that this was a day of shame for europe. but greece was the home of democracy, it shouldn't have to seek permission of the euro group to hold a referendum. >> the greek finance minister was asked if it was a sad day for him. >> is it a sad day for europe. >> there has been many sad days for the long-suffering people of greece, and it looks like getting worse before it gets better european finance ministers say they'll do what is takes to stablilize the euro if greece is allowed to default and exit the eurozone it could hurt the economic recovery in the united states, here is why. a weakening of euro could make
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u.s. exports to europe more expensive. last year america did $276 billion. a reduction could lead to job losses. u.s. banks are heavily exposed to a european debt and many are scrambling to limit their exposure by buying insurance. joining us to discuss the economic crisis is dan callo man, the share at ruckers university, of european politics. we have an american audience it's important to let them know if greece defaults expand on how this could truly impact americans. >> well, i think the impact won't be as severe as some are worrying. initially there'll be a lot of volatility caused by the drama surrounding the events that unfold in the coming days but a longer term - the impact on the
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exchange rate and the value might drop and that is true. longer term if they contain the crisis to greece, and don't let it spill to other member states you could end up with a stronger euro, and the exposure is more limited today than a few years ago when the crisis was erupting. most of the money was owed to the governments and the i.m.f. rather than to private banks. >> let's talk about the the referendum, the greek government wants to put the bailout deal to the people. is it too little too late. do you think the greek people will go for this? >> i think it is too little, too late. i mean they've been negotiating the syriza government of greece has been negotiating with the creditors for the past five months. they could have taken the idea of a referendum to the people earlier, when they had offers
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from the creditors on the table, and could have taken it to the people for a vote. they do it in a half-baked last-minute play. some reports say the greek negotiating team in brussels was surprised by the tweets sent out by the prime minister. >> what is the prime minister trying to do with this? somehow sway the euro group. can that be possible at this point? >> i don't think so. i mean he had a lot of brinksmanship had been about swaying the euro group. the referendum is about avoiding responsibility. the situation he's in is that he knows he was elected on a platform promising to end austerity, and the demands from the creditors. on the other hand he knows that the people of greece overwhelmingly want to stay in the euro. the problem is it's difficult to have both right. so rather than take responsibility for a decision one way or another, he's trying to punt it to the people calling it more democratic that
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way. i call it avoiding responsibility. >> what do you think the growing people will do? >> well i mean first of all, i don't think it's a sure thing that the referendum will happen or will happen on july 5th, it's a week away. as you mentioned they have not had a referendum since the '70s organising it is a logistical challenge. i have seen proposals of the wording of the question i think it's up in the air. i think a lot of it depends on how it's framed to people. is the question framed do you want to stay in the euro or not, or is it framed more as should austerity be ended or not? and depending on which way it's framed you may get a different answer. >> the europe finance system really nothing like this has happened to it before. what is going to happen next? >> well it is a historic moment for the eurozone you are right. we have not seen anything like
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this, we are in unchartered water. the next steps - really for now, the ball is no longer in the court of the creditors of the greek government it's in the hands of european central bank. the immediate question is whether the european central bank continues to intervene to keep the greek banks alive. there has been reports of lines outside atms a lot running out of cash already, and the greek banking system is only liquid right now because they had the repeated infusions of money from the european central bank. it was contingent on the idea that greece was part of a bailout plan with the eurozone government. if they are no longer part of that, the e.c.b. may cut them off. >> dan callahan with ruckers university. thank you for your insight now to new york where one of the convicted killers that escaped from a state prison continues to ellued law
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enforcement. he could face a tougher time doing it after his partner was shot dead by officers on friday. what is the latest on this john terrett. >> good evening, it's a miserable rainy evening pretty much all over new york state this evening and fugitive david sweat has been on the run for a full 21 days today. police are hoping that a combination of bad weather and exhaustion will mean that they locate him soon. >> reporter: about 20 miles in the canadian border population 14,000, more than 1,000 police are hunting david sweat. the net is thought to be closing after a border patrol officer shot and killed fellow escapee richard matt after a brief stand off friday afternoon, gunned down in a wooded area about 30 miles from the maximum security gaol they fled. matt's half brother said this is the outcome he's been praying
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for. >> i only thing of the man that threatened to kill me and others and escaped. there hasn't been a night gone by that when i put my head on the pillow that i wasn't worried. >> meanwhile canines and police are searching dave sweat. the area is dense woodland spotting him will not be easy. >> we have no reason to mooef that mr sweat was not with mr matt at the time but we don't have any confirming evidence that he was either. there were several leads tracked down as we speak, to about - about mr sweat and his possible whereabouts. we don't have anything to confirm where mr sweat is at this time. [ siren ] >> reporter: neighbours in malone say the peace and quiet of their normally tranquil town has been shattered by the manhunt. >> there's police and rangers up and down the road.
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with guns pointed up my driveway. yes, there's people behind my house. it's straight up a mountain there's a lot of rough terrain and thick wooded area. >> new york state police say if you add them up there's around 1200 members of law enforcement combing a 22 mile perimeter area near the town of malone on it will be nightfall. if he's not caught the search will resume at first light. >> three more victims of the shooting in charleston south carolina were laid to rest. the funerals were held in the same church. yesterday another victim the reverend clementa pinckney was laid to rest. president obama said the eulogy dylann roof faces nine murder charges. one woman protesting the nighs of the confederate flag
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decided to take matters into her own hands. look at this. this video shows her climbing the flag pole in prove the carolina state house and removing the flag with her own hands. she and a second person was arrested, and charged with defacing a public monument. the flag was flying high on the poll an hour later new details are emerging about the attack on a factory in france. french officials said the top suspect in the beheading of a businessman took a selfie and texted the photo to someone. the suspect crashed a truck into a factory and beheaded his employer triggering an explosion wounding two others. the suspect is in police custody, along with his wife and sister. >> today local residents of a town where an attack took place gathered to mourn the victim. they held a moment's of silence and vowed to overcome the deadly
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attack. >> translation: it concerns us because it's in hour country, close to our home and it's horrible terrible. we had to be here to express support and show we resist. >> translation: the goal of this gathering is to remind all that france is the country of human rights that we have laws in place to allow everywhere to express themselves, and live in a free and peaceful country. >> in response to the attack french ministers held an emergency meeting of the cabinet. france's security ministers said they are ramping up security around the country, and yesterday's attack coincided with tunisia and kuwait. it's not clear if they are linked. the deadline to reach a deal to curb iran's nuclear programme is fast approaching. an agreement appears to be elusive. negotiators are gathering in vienna in the hope of achieving a break through.
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james bays is in vienna. >> there's a great deal to do and a limited time to do it in. the deadline is midnight local time on tuesday. that happens to be the same deadline that has been given to greece by european ministers. here i expect it's possible they will extend for a few days because they know there's a lot of work here they were hoping that at this stage they'd be dealing with a technical annex of a deal. instead, there are significant gaps in the main body of the deal. things like inspections, how they would be carried out to make sure iran complies. where would the suspectors be allowed to go. a key sticking point is sanctions, how would they be lifted, and how would they have a cash back if iran breached its side of the deal. that of course means that
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there's another added commopt. they are dealt with by u.n. security council. the overall direction of that and some of the language is negotiate in vienna. they don't want a deal and down the line it goes to new york and it reopens negotiations. they are trying to lock in iranians. as the deadline looms, we'll have more on the implications of what happens if a deal is reached or not. tune in to "the week ahead". still ahead - same-sex marriage has been legal in 50 states for a day, but the l.g.b.t. says many roadblocks are still ahead. and why some greeks say it's time for the country to separate from europe altogether. stay with us.
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what happens if a deal is stay with us.
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celebrating pride events this
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weekend on the heels of the ground-breaking supreme court decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. in chicago, the proud to run 5km race is racing money for several carties, the festivities continue sunday with a parade. [ ♪♪ ] and in new york more celebrations converging friday on what is considered the birthplace of the gay rights movement. the stone wall in manhattan. in 1969 patrons at that bar fought back against an n.y.p.d. raid politicians in some states rail against the supreme court ruling. texas governor greg abbott condemned the decision writing a memo to state agencies making sure people or businesses are not punished for refusing to service same-sex couples because of religious objections. bobby jindal fresh from announcing his candidacy for the presidential nomination warns
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that the decision could be an assault against religious freedoms. at the same time both governors did not direct county clerks to stop issuing licences to same-sex couples. same-sex couples celebrated their wedding after the ruling even in states when they were illegal until then. melissa chan reports from san francisco. >> reporter: across the country same-sex couples able to tie the knot for the first time. in nashville, an emotional sermonceremony as this couple married hours after the decision. marriages are taking place everywhere. in san francisco, the celebration started early, with people gathering in front of city hall. >> i woke up to a call from my fiancee, and he gave me the news, so i started calling people texting people came down here, i knew it would be a celebration, i wanted to be a part of it. it's part of history.
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>> we are ecstatic. we came out because we saw the news, we are in town. both from out of state, i'm from brooklyn, she from seth rollins. -- rolly, north carolina. we felt we had to be here. >> reporter: in many way it is started here when the governor issued marriage licences to dozens of same-sex couples. friday the lieutenant governor called it surreal. >> it will take 70 years, i love to rommantizize. i thought we would be here a decade or so later. there were so many setbacks in '05, '06, '07 and '08 and political courage was few and far between. >> reporter: reaction to the justices decision spread quickly. in chicago activists are preparing for pride weekend, bun that will likely have more
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meaning than usual. >> for my generation we didn't believe this would happen but it brings the realisation for the united states that l.g.b.t. are here. >> reporter: it couldn't have come at a better time, ahead of the city's l.g.b.t. parade. aid, one of the largest in the country. >> let's bring in martin boyce, witnessing the stone wall riots in 1969. of course, that credited with birthing the modern gay rights movement. 40 years later. how emotional a moment is this for you? >> i have a little time to think about it it's not as emotional as yesterday, which was emotional. the first thing i thought was a statement by winston churchill, that americans will do the right thing. here it is. we are completely legal. some say it's going to be
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difficult exercising their new found marriage right. could the next chapter look like the fight for abortion after roe v wade. >> it depends. we have to see how this works out. or what the opposition is what they have up their sleeve what loopholes they can find. it's hard to say exactly and judge from new york where we are liberal. for certain states like texas and other states i can see problems, especially the idea of religious liberty. i don't think religious liberty should be defined as other people losing their liberties. we have the texas and louisiana governors there speaking out, and they are pointing to that religious freedom concern. but you have said though that it's not just about talking about how this relates back to the church and people's religious beliefs, right? >> yes.
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>> what do you think about that? >> well it's - i believe that the problem is if they can deny gays like a floorest could deny gays the right to order, they could deny these people fundamentalists, considering their religion the only true religion and many others are in danger of losing their rights. it's a narrow definition of what religious rights are, and whether the other cultures can accept it or not. i mean i'm reading this book by john boswell about same-sex unions in premodern europe. and it's interesting that it is the catholic church at the time spirit ulised marge, and that's the first time it was done. marriages were not spirit ulised in other cultures in greece or roam. there's no prohibition, but
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cultural prohibitions. they are on bad ground when they decide to base it on tradition, because we are a young country, and what does the traditions mean if we don't research what it means. >> certainly the fight is not over. especially when it comes to l.g.b.t. rights over all. take a look at this here. these are laws on the books right now. in north carolina they recently passed a law that allows public officials opting out over officiating over same-sex merges in michigan adoption agencies can refuse services to same-sex couples, and there are 18 states that do not protect l.g.b.t. from employment discrimination. you know does this prove that the road to true l.g.b.t. is a long one. >> yes, it is gays should expect that. it's a matter also of hearts
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and minds. we have a battle before us. i doubt many gay people think that we don't. i understand the joy of the victory. the point is we should enjoy the victory, but get ready for the next battle. the next struggle. >> this is the spring board for the next battle. >> yes. and there's intragay problems. there's a lot of gay homelessness, there are some gays that do not approve of the marriage. there's many things to work out. monday morning we'll know a little better what we should do how we feel. >> why, what will happen monday morning? >> the celebration will be over the thought process will begin. that is important. and i think gays should really try to reach out for people and make people understand that they are just people themselves.
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and i'm a little optimistic and i hope we can turn our attention to gay homelessness 40% of gay youth, and keep one eye on the global picture. if we can obtain a number of rights here and continue this battle we could help our brothers and sisters in other countries, where it is desperately needed you know - uganda and such. >> michael boyce, who witnessed the stone wall and rites in new york city 40 years ago. thank you for joining us. a scramble to leave after a brutal attack on a tunisian beech. tourists flee the resort area and desperate journeys why the relationship between u.s. and cuba caused a spike in the numbers of migrants risking their lives to
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welcome back to al jazeera america, here is a look at your top stories, 1200 officers are
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searching for accepted prisoner david sweat who escaped from an upstate new york prison three weeks ago. law enforcement is combing through a rugged 22 mile perimeter near the canadian border. two sets of footsteps were found where officers shot and middle matt. roadblocks have been set up in charleston carolina three more victims of the shooting were laid to rest in the same church they were shot 11 days ago, president obama held the eulogy of one of the victims, the past or of the church yesterday the parliament in greece is debating whether reforms demanded by creditors should be put to voters a referendum. the got backed out of a bailout on saturday. greece is expected to default on a key i.m.f. payment and exit the e.u. >> reporter: the people of greece are reacting to the prime
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minister's call for a referendum on the bailout. many are anxious about the country's future some have been lining up all day to withdraw cash from banks barnaby phillips has more. >> reporter: an extraordinary day in the greek parliament. the governing syriza party explains why there should be a referendum on whether to accept the european and i.m.f. bailout plan. miles per hours argue that if the greek people reject the creditor's plan, greece will be in a stronger position to carry on negotiating with the creditors. >> the referendum is not about the drachma and is not about the euro, we support the euro we are in the euro. it's clear we want both. we want a europe of democracy and dignity. >> in opposition ranks, confusion, because many do not have the details of the bailout plan and dismay because some believe syriza is recklessly
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endangering greece's membership of the eurozone. >> reporter: i think they are cowards and are irresponsible. their impetus in 5 months of negotiations leading the country on unpredictableness in sirdsmarkets we found support for the prime minister. it is busy. for pensioners these are anxious times. no one can be sure what the next few days have in sure whether a referendum would solve greece's problems. >> let's leave europe now, we've had it with all these agreements. >> translation: how am i meant to answer the question when no one is explanation it. what happens if we go back to the drachma, what happens if we stay in the euro? >> translation: i think it's a great mistake. if you owe so much funny you can't afford to be so arrogant.
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>> reporter: people, unusual queues building up at the cash machines. some greeks are getting nervous. >> reporter: it's not yet panic, but a number of greeks are taking no chances with their own money. the government is trying to sound reassuring but the remorseless logic of the situation is this - the more greeks take fright the more trouble the banks will be in. >> reporter: the government is appealing for unity. the danger is that greeks are polarized as to how their country can emerge from the crisis. thousands of tourists fleeing tunisia a day after the worst terror attack killed 38 people at a beechside hotel. many victims were british tourists. greg reports from london. >> reporter: the attack in
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tunisia is the most significant involving british people assistance the attacks in london in july 2005. the numbers keep rising. >> sadly i can confirm that at least 15 british nationals were killed in yesterday's atrocity. i should stress that the number may well rise. several more have been seriously injured in this horrific attack. >> the tarted hotel was filled with british tourist. saturday morning some of the 20,000 tourists began to leave. holiday companies sent extra flights to evacuate them and staff to deal with the injured and bereaved on the ground. >> i ended up running outside the hotel to get safely into the hotel opposite. the police were firing shots as well. it was a complete... >> it was shooting. randomly shooting.
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you could see the dust some of the time when the bullets were hitting the sand. >> the front pages of the british newspapers were dominated by the story, and prime minister david cameron share chaired a meeting of his cobra security cabinet to discuss the attack and how to respond to it. security has been raised at a number of event in the u.k. on saturday. >> the savage attacks are a brutal and tragic reminder of a threat faced around the world from evil terrorists. this morning i chaired a meeting focussing on the attack in tunisia. i'll ensure we do all we can to help people. >> the british foreign officer has been inundated with calls trying to track those without up in the attack. david cameron promised extra consular staff is on the way.
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there has been a lot of criticism about how the foreign office responded. tunisia is a popular and affordable population for the british. saturday's exo does of scared tourists shows that attack has done damage. it's not clear how long it will last in britain security was stepped up across the country amid reports of a foiled bomb attacks. police increased security for event marking armed forces day, after a report that authorities thwarted an attack on a military parade. kurdish forces pushed out of kobane for the second time this year. activists say battles are financing south to the town. kobane lies close to the border. 180 people have been killed since i.s.i.l. stormed the town two days ago. a group of u.s. senator are
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in cuba meeting with officials to discuss economic reform and social change. senator patrick lay he let the visit meeting with cuba's vice president. a number of initiatives are pend of course, including a bill to remove a travel ban on americans, and a bill to rescind decades old u.s. economic embargo for decades cuban migrants risked their lives to get to the u.s. if they make it to land they can stay. if intercepted they can turn back. as reported if anything it's encouraging more cubans to make the trip. >> reporter: this is the moment this person and nine others set
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foot on u.s. soil. the arrival captured on video by a florida resident. what should have taken 20 hours became a 5-day journey on this boat, using a bucket to bail out water along the way. >> it was very bad. >> reporter: they ran out of food, by the fifth day they lost hope. >> translation: we thought we would never see lapped we were about to -- land we were about to put a mask and slither away. >> reporter: moments later a slither of land in the distance. this was this man's second attempt, rushing for fear the u.s. would change treatment for cubans cubans, under the cuban adjustment act migrants from the sea are turned back. those that touch soil can stay it's called the wet foot-dry foot policy.
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>> we are seeing an upput in activity. >> reporter: there has been a spike since the u.s. announced normalizing relations with kobane. 30% more cubans took to the see compared to the same time last year. this is a cutter you use. >> this is a brand new cutter. >> reporter: the coast guard showed us the boats used to pick up migrants. >> they are fed, given showers and dry clothes while we await repatriation back to the country. >> reporter: i imagine when the migrants see you, they want to get away from the coast gar. what is the reaction. >> it depend. when we come across the vessels, they are in distress in need of help. >> reporter: this person and their fellow migrants are staying at a hotel the room paid for by the u.s. government. they can apply for refugee benefits 182 monthly.
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welfare programs like medicaid and food stamps. many can travel back to cuba. >> the exodus helped to spark the wet foot dry foot policy. more than 30,000 cubans fled the island. they were picked up at sea, sent to guantanamo and brought back to the u.s. michael garcia helps fellow cubans come to the u.s.: . >> i receive emails phone calls, texts. some say it's not that they are political refugees they want a better economic future and so do a bunch of other immigrants. >> that is the problem. >> the new generation with cuba don't see the political problems. >> reporter: is it fair for cuba to have a special treatment when others don't have that same right. >> it's fair and not fair. the cuban is the same as columbians mexican people. it's the same.
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with only one difference. that country is not democratics counts rip. we have to big dins. -- difference. >> reporter: this man doesn't think the policy is fair but it benefits him, he's happy to be here calling the u.s. paradise risking his life for it was worth it in our next hour we'll take a deeper look at the psychology of racism in the wake of the charleston shooting. now we'll take a look at a preview of tomorrow's episode of "third rail," host imran garda and the panel debate whether millennials are less racist than their parents. >> the ideology that lay root to a dylann roof is here very prevalent in our society, we
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don't deal with it. we cut around the bushes and don't pull up the roots and eradicate it. >> dylann roof unlike civil right atrocities in the 1930s, '40s, '50s '60s. >> and he's not part of a movement. >> no. >> did you read his manifesto. >> he's a lone wolf. >> did you read his mn festo. he dropped out of the nint grade. there's no way a person in the world can... >> what was the group he was a member of? >> that's the point. doesn't it make it dangerous when the rise of hate... >> he wasn't associated with a group. >> why do we want to stamp it down instead of deal with the reality. >> there was a movement in the '50s, and '60, and it wassant a few crazy people on the internet, it was members of congress. you can watch the fiery
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episode of "third rail" tomorrow at 6 eastern, 3 pacific race and the foster care system. still ahead on al jazeera, why black children are more likely to be taken away from their parents than white kids. >> and we are looking at temperatures across the west - 20 degrees above everything and the chance of wildfires is a threat. more on that when we return right after this. get the medal of honor? >> a lifetime without the honor they deserved... >> some say that it was discrimination... >> revealing the long painful fight, to recognize some of america's bravest... >> he say.. be cool...be cool... >> ...proudest moment in my life.. >> honor delayed a soledad o'brien special report only on al jazeera america
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meets humanity. monday, 6:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america. the number of children in foster care in america is on the decline. it's gone from about 600,000 two years ago to 400,000 today. despite the progress one divide remains - african-american chin are twice as likely -- children are twice as likely as white
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children to be taken away from their parents. >> i remember that. >> reporter: joyce mcmillan and her daughter have two sets of family memories memories from before courtney went into foster care when she was ag and after she came home two years later. >> that changed me a lot from that day just because you don't forget being taken from your mum. >> reporter: joyce admits she was using an illicit substance when the child welfare agency took courtney away but said her daughter was not in danger a legal standard for taking children from their homes. >> we had an apartment, we were doing well. >> reporter: what was it marijuana? >> it's not that i'm uncomfortable saying what it is but regardless, there was things they could have put in place, and none were gip as an option or opportunity to keep my family intact. >> reporter: joy things the si wouldn't have separated her family if she was white.
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what makes you think white parents don't face the same scrutiny? >> my daughter would fall and twist her arm. i'd take her to the emergency. a call would be placed asking questions of me as to how this happened. >> it's not just about one person. >> at the support group meeting, we met other parents who felt the same way. how many of you think you were judged more harshly than the white parents when the decision was made to put your children in foster care? >> in new york city the number of children in foster care dropped dramatically in 15 years. the children going into foster care are from communities of colour and once in black children stay in. for example, on any given day in new york state a black child is five times more likely than a white child to be in foster care. >> gladys head of new york city's child welfare agency is aware minorities make up a
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majority of foster kids. >> it's african-american children and hispanic children. >> why is that. >> there's a lot of issues. one is that poor families in this city and across the country are subject to more surveillance and oversight. i think the other part of it is really the racism. i think we should be honest about that joyce's second daughter was put in foster care when she was three months old. what did you do to get her back. >> i fought hard changed my life. >> reporter: did foster care help, because it helped you become clean. >> absolutely not, they did not help me become clean, they tore my families apart. >> reporter: by the time kayla returned she was two and didn't recognise her mother. kayla has struggled since. courtney fared better. her foster place. was with her father. she finished college.
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she feels her family was unfairly separated. >> ripping kids from their mother, their home or any family it's a traumatic experience. i don't want that for anyone del walters joins us we look at what is doming up in the next hour. >> we'll look at the issue of racism. why we hate and who we hate. many say there has been progress fighting in america, but tragedies like charleston south carolina, serve as remooneders that racers and hate insists, we look at the psychology of racism, and a former teacher that conducted an exercise with her opportunities about discrimination about 40 years ago. take a look. >> this is a fact. white blue-eyed people are better than brun-eyed. >> it head a lot of waves.
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and we talk to a man that was once a skinhead when we take a deep are look ahead. the west has been dealing with high temperatures kevin corriveau is here with the weather. >> that's right. and we have been dealing with the temperatures for over a week. take a look at the temperature map. and by the colours, you can see the difference between the east and the west. let's go deeper. i want to show you what we are looking at. los angeles - 70 degrees, once you go inland we are talking about warm temperatures. when you add it to the drought situation, we are dealing with wildfires, this is a like fire. i want to share with you a video. we are talking 30,000 acres burnt so far across the region. as i said the drought situation that we have been talking about for months and over a year is
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not helping things at all. come back we'll show you what you can see. we see a 90% increase in the fire just to the east. it's 40% contained as we know. tomorrow the temperatures are going to be warm here across the central part of california and we don't expect it to change. warnings and watches are out. we saw the north-west that we are talking about. spokane washington idaho, 103 degrees, and they are talking about heat warnings of seattle and portland. we don't expect the temperatures to get better. 88 degrees. normally you see a high of 72. as we go towards thursday 93 degrees, portland oregon we'll sow by the time we get to thursday, 101 degrees. to the west. a big different story.
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we are talking about wet weather here, in terms of flooding. we have seen tornado activity across parts of virgin. we'll watch it carefully over the next couple of hours. >> thank you. you might thing once something is on the web, it stays forever. the average life of a web page is 100 days. rob reynolds looks at the digital world when it comes to documenting history and remembering the past online. >> reporter: the internet is like a vast artificial organism throbbing with billions upon billions of web pages, where scientific research and records sit alongside teenage diaries and cat videos. the life span of a page before it's altered is 100 days. so is anyone keeping track of it all? >> well, yes. as it happens. inside a handsome neoclassical building in san francisco, that
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was originally a church, the hymns of the choir is replaced by the humming of servers. this is part of a nonprofit internet archive brainchild of digital pioneer brewster kale. >> the internet archive archived the web since 1996, having robot crawlers contacting every web page and site every two months, take a snapshot and start again, snapshot, snapshot. it's starting to get big. >> reporter: how big? really big. we archive at a billion pages a week. we are about 450 billion pages that are available through the way-back machine. it's enormous. >> reporter: the online way back machine allows anyone to rummage through the decades gone buy. you type in a web address, and it shows a past version, and you select a time, and you say "i want to surf the web as it was in, say, 2004 or 1998", and go
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and explore, and the idea is to try to keep the web alive even though the servers may be long gone. >> reporter: unlike books in a library or enscriptions carved in tone, the internet is a bunch of electrodes blipping around, raising questions about durability. specialists are concerned as hardware, software and computer coding languages change over time. vast amounts of knowledge may be lost, locked in obsolete digital formats that can no longer be accessed. >> there are things 10, 20 years old that are impossible to read because of obsolete software. >> reporter: abby smith is a writer and historian. >> now, digital preservation is like tending a garden. you have to make sure the digits stay alive on machines that spin. >> the best way to serve materials is to keep them accessible and loved.
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>> it will take money, effort, by governments and corporations as well as those like brewster to preserve the internet - cat videos and all. coming up a birds' eye view. how drones are used to stop elephant poachers in bolivia. stay with us.
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visitors to disney theme parks will no longer be allowed to carry selfie sticks the company a banning extension rods for smartphones, self portraits. does ni says they are a safety concern. the ban goes into effect on tuesday, and at parks in hong kong and paris on wednesday: experts warp over the next few decades african elephants could
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go extinct. poachers killed many and says they have a way to stop poaching, using drones. here is his story. >> this is an attempt to use drone aircraft to counter the poaching problems in africa. the poachers operate at night. the drones are, for the first time, are able to see at night. they see thermal signatures of these poachers and their cars and the animals, and we are able to get to the poachers and call the rangers before they have a chance to kill the animals. the aircraft that controls them from a mobile command center and they can tell the aircraft where to go or in some cases the aircraft has an autonomous flight plan and it goes on its own, and the operator views the
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video from a camera and decides whether the aircraft should stay and loiter or continue on within the next eight or nine years, all the wild elephants in africa will have died
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