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♪ breaking overnight, convicted in iran after more than a year in jail and reporter jason rezaian is found guilty of espionage. the west bank and gaza and forced a shooting kill of a palestinian man in jerusalem. i'm jonathan betz live in new hampshire where for the first time donald trump and bernie sanders will talk to the same audience on same day, story
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ahead. jason will appeal suspension and will the mets now look to even the score? there is word this morning from iran that washington post reporter jason rezaian has been formally convicted on espionage charges. he has been detained there for more than a year. welcome to your world this morning, i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm del walters and rezaian has been held longer than any other journalist and it's a cry for press freedoms across the country but much of his case is in secrecy including the trial that took place behind closed doors. >> we are joined with more and are there any more details this morning? >> they are offering few details
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on this and iran has not said what happened in the court since the proceedings began months ago and on sunday state media said there was a verdict in the case, it wasn't until a short time ago that we learned rezaian had been convicted. >> it's increasingly clear that the final decision about how jason's case will be handled will be made by political authorities, not by judicial ones. >> reporter: the washington post captivity sparked an international campaign for his release and called the legal proceedings in tehran a sham and again calling on iran leaders to resolve the case. >> we have heard from president rouhani willing to push the case to conclusion if the united states will do something in return but the final decision has to be made by iran highest authorities. >> reporter: detained with his wife in 2014 and she was later released by the iran yanukovich american was tried in secret and
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charged with espionage and his family insisted he was innocent. >> his love and he has shared it with others. >> reporter: washington post working for months to release him and appealing for the u.n. for help and 450,000 people signed petition for his release and president obama spoke about the case at a black tie dinner in washington >> jason has been in prison in tehran for nothing more than writing about the hopes and fears of the iran people. >> reporter: state department in iran confirmed during the resent negotiations the fate of rezaian and other americans held in tehran was brought up repeatedly on the sidelines. >> jason rezaian has been in prison now for over a year, he and his release has been part of the deal. >> we are working very hard on that. >> reporter: spokesman for the iran judiciary says rezaian can appeal in 20 days. in an interview a few weeks ago
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the president said the release of rezaian and two others in iran could be expedited if they would release irans held here and claim there are 19 citizens being held by the united states, something the obama administration has not confirmed. >> never agreed to a prisoner swap either. meanwhile the nuclear deal with iran is under fire this morning and heard the secretary of state john kerry talking about it in fire in washington and tie ron and talking about moving forward with the agreement and a heated ebbs change which one lawmaker called the deal a disgrace and the government can with draw if economic sanctions against ran are not lifted. hours before the vote iran conducted this test of a new long range missile system on t.v. saying the missiles can accurately hit targets as far away as israel and working to
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try to figure out if the test violated a u.n. ban on iran developing weapons that could carry a nuclear war head, the defense minister says they don't need permission to improve defenses. jerusalem on edge this morning after more attacks involving israelis and palestinians and a short time ago palestine buried a teenager and shot in the neck with live ammunition during a protest and several hours ago israeli police shot dead an arab israeli and tried to stab an officer and the officer survived because of protective vest and took place near the old city, the site of several resent stabbings and mike hanna is live in jerusalem and mike can you give us an update on the situation where you are now? >> reporter: well, stephanie tension continues to be high that knife or alleged knife
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attack during the old city of jerusalem and another in a series of attacks by palestinians and israelis, in this particular case the palestinian once again shot dead, now police say he attempted to carry out an attack with a knife, no independent verification of exactly what happened and no confirmation that any attempt was made to arrest him before he was shot dead. the continued shooting dead of alleged attackers certainly causing a storm within human rights organizations within israel. >> what are the leaders doing to try to quell this latest violence? >> well, in terms of actually talking to each other nothing at all, they are instead actually exchanging insults, the israeli prime minister saying that along with hamas, the iz lalic movement in israel the
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palestinian authority is guilty of insightment, the palestinian point of view it's the policies of mr. netanyahu's government that have led to the crisis in the first place and palestinians argue adamantly as an occupying force israel has the real power to restore some kind of calm to the situation stephanie. >> is there a sense and mike you have been covering this region for a long time and talking about the residents that this violence and level of an up rising against the occupation, so called in dafada? >> i would say during the second dafada and bears none of the marks what was happening then. the intensity of the conflict then was much, much greater and here you have knifings in areas and organized and coordinated attacks in various israeli
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cities. you also had a very, very strong israeli action in the occupied west bank and indeed in gaza where israeli troops and israeli settlers were still present and certainly the level and intensity of what was happening then, very different to what is happening now and most importantly as well is the lack of apparent organization of resistance to the israeli occupation, very clearly the levels of organization are not nearly as high as they were in the second dafada and arguments this is a third dpshgs -- dafada in the making is not true. turkish investigators this morning say they are close to identifying one of the bombers who carried out the twin attacks in ankora and saying the suspect they think i.s.i.l. might be behind the attacks. [chanting]
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on sunday thousands gathered to morning and condemn the attack that killed 97 people. there are still concerns that similar attacks will take place ahead of next month's general elections and al jazeera june is a anchor with the latest. >> reporter: with funerals happening throughout the day for the victims of that horrific attack that happened in ankora tensions on the rise in turkey at the moment. kurdish minority in this country feeling very aggrieved and accusing the government of not doing enough to protect them especially at rallies of what was ating thatted and close to 100 people were killed and hundreds more wounded and let's not forget that is the third rally that had pro-kurdish activists since june and the one that happened in july on turkey's border with syria at least 30 people werekied in that attack, hundreds wounded and this all coming at a time when there are increasing political
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divisions and parliamentary elections that are going to be happening in just a few weeks on november first, the cause of that political divisions in this country really widening at a time when the government is calling for unity, it's going to be hard to establish that unity especially for the akp ruling party here in turkey. now today we are expecting that here the cabinet will meet and discuss the ongoing investigation and try to determine who is behind these horrific attacks that happened, we are expecting the spokesperson for the government will be coming out with a statement once again calling for unity and all of this happening at a time when tensions really rising, the security situation here in turkey deteriorating and is senatored in multiple fights including the fight against the pkk and its fight against i.s.i.l. so a lot happening in turkey, a complex situation and doesn't look like it's going to get easier any time soon. >> nato today investigating a military helicopter crash in afghanistan that left at least
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five people dead another five injured in kabul, the chopper crashed after it hit a monitoring balloon after it was landing and have not confirmed if any of the victims were american forces and nato looking into a bombing in kabul that targeted a convow of british troops ap taliban said it is responsible but unclear if the attack on sunday is from a suicide bomb or roadside bomb and several civ yarns were injured including women and children. i.s.i.l. can be defeated in iraq and syria but with help of support and he spoke last night with 60 minutes. >> over time the community of nations will all get rid of them and we will be leading getting rid of them but we are not going to be able to get rid of them unless there is an environment inside of syria and in portions of iraq in which local populations, local sunni populations are working in a
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concerted way with us to get rid of them. >> reporter: the president also saying that russia's military involvement in syria proved the strategy with arms over the last five years to syria regime has not worked. >> so there is not a lot of rain in the forecast but some places are still a concern. >> let's check in with kevin who has been scanning the skies and good news and bad news out there. >> there is for the carolinas it's good new and there is standing water but the rain has ended but i want to show you what has happened in the northwest because this is amazing video and when these showers pushed through take a look and what happened in tacoma, washington and this is a high school stadium and water was just pouring down the bleachers of this stadium and the whole field filled up with not only rain but also mud, what a mess this caused and it's going to take days for this to be cleaned up and to this area. the good news is the rain is out
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of the picture and have a few good days of clearer skies across this region. one of the other subjects for weather is going to be down here towards the south. right now the temperatures are not bad and dallas is 77 and san antonio at 73 but today those temperatures are going sky high, we are talking about san antonio of 97 degrees, this is almost a mid summer type temperature and normally they would say about 83 degrees as their high and 97 today and 93 tomorrow and not until we get to the end of the week do we finally start to see those temperatures come down and if you are traveling to the southeast we are dealing with some very, very dense fog across parts of georgia, alabama as well as into tennessee. what is happening is high pressure is causing all of this fog this morning, it's going to be a dangerous situation, if you are flying out of atlanta we expect some delays there. >> good news for south carolina. >> absolutely. >> kevin thank you very much. thousands of undeclared
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voters in new hampshire to hear from presidential hopefuls and bringing candidates from both sides of the aisle and the purpose is to catch attention of highly desired voters for 2016 and jonathan betz is outside the no labels convention in manchester and what is the no labels movement? >> this no labels movement is new and formed five years ago to encourage politicians from both sides of the aisle to come together and solve some big issues and this is called the problem solver convention and it's for undecided voters and it has been in local causes before and locals for the cause and the first time the group has started to enter into the general presidential election process and the cochairs of the group are to names you know huntsman and lieberman and both have experience running for president and organizers says this is
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something never tried before and appealing to undecided voters and the group is trying to get the candidates to embrace some big causes which include creating millions of new jobsz and achieving energy security by the year 2024. >> a lot of activity going on before you for 7:15 in the morning, who do we expect to see there today? >> a low of together activity and expecting about 2000 people here and some big names are bernie sanders and donald trump and organizers say this is the first time both men have spoken to the same group on the same day, the audience here will be largely undecided voters here in new hampshire, this is a rare opportunity for these people to hear from so many candidates all at once and eight presidential hopefuls here, three democrats, five republicans, some of the bigger names will not be here
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like jeb bush and clinton and christie and graham are among those that should be speaking within the next hour. >> jonathan any idea what kind of issues the candidates are going to tackle? >> well, i any you will hear a lot of the same calls they have been speaking about for the last couple of months and certainly the audience is a special audience with highly sought after undecided voters in new hampshire and a lot of them are curious to hear from these men themselves from their mouths as they come here and try to appeal to this group of people here. it's going to be interesting especially since you have bernie sanders and donald trump, two differ men with different causes and different campaigns with messages that are going to be aimed at the same group of people. >> okay, jonathan betz live in manchester, thank you. >> far right or far left. >> or middle. >> the speaker and the hurdles
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they face as they are now scrambling trying to replace john boehner and what it will take to unite the party. a texas man taken down with a taser for defending his friends and what police are saying this morning about the confrontation.
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the sun is rising over the capitol in washington d.c., that fog you heard kevin talk about now lifting in that region as well, but not the controversy the week beginning with disarray on capitol hill and the house and republicans scrambling for the next speaker and john boehner saying he wants to step down at the end of the month but most americans say he is doing a
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poor job on the poll. >> approval is 23 and more disapprove of the job he is doing and many are republicans and 29% of democrats say they approve of boehner's job performance but only 23% of republicans. >> and john boehner popularity is the reason he is stepping down and now there is confusion of who is going to succeed him. >> that is right, there are a number of key members of the house who could succeed speaker boehner but the one most likely to be a success by the party and unruly party well he just doesn't seem to want it. as republicans scramble to find a speaker to replace outgoing john boehner and one name keeps cropping um paul ryan the presidential candidate in the 2012 election who many republicans believe is the only member of the house who can unite the party.
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>> i know that paul is a committee guy, that he likes -- when the committees are allowed to work so i think he is already sort of mentally convinced of what we want and i think we can have an overwhelming majority. >> reporter: many are pushing congressman ryan to enter the race and so far he remains noncommittal and saying he is not running for speaker because the job requite acquires to much travel and fundraising and less time with the family. ryan's name rose to the top of the list after the bomb shelby kevin mccarthy from california dropping out of the race after not winning over the freedom caucus associated with the tea party. >> if i cannot unite people it's better to find someone they can. >> don't know about paul ryan either but will look favorably on him. >> he will be a great messenger and talk to us and the group would be favorable to him but we are not there yet. >> others in the running and
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daniel webster is a freedom caucus favorite and chairman of the oversight committee from utah is another front run her and john boehner still holds the gavel and this week it's all eyes on paul ryan to make the next move and analysts say it comes down if paul ryan thinks he has a chance for presidency in 2020 or 2024, to date james k polk is the only speaker later elected of president of the united states in 1845 and he was the 11th president. >> what would you do? >> it's a tough job regardless of whether it's going to lead him to the white house and john thank you. >> talk to the pope when he had to make the decision and kahn covers politics for the digital seed and thanks for being with us and if they cannot convince paul rain to run for speaker's position will it look like they completely lost control of the
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party? >> you know, it already kind of looks that way with all the chaos going on in the house. i think if paul ryan doesn't take the job things are really in flux and you have the case of a really fractured caucus and other names floated around and john kline is the house education committee chairman and retiring at the end of 2016 and it's a caretaker situation if he can rise to the level of speaker and there is tom cole and darl and other people who are willing to step up but unclear if any of them can unite the caucus the way paul ryan is expected to do it but once he gets in the position who knows. >> talking about the caucus is the freedom caucus with 30 or 40 members of the house and have a working flan which seems to be a an litmus test and will they represent them as a whole or just the freedom caucus. >> the freedom caucus looking
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for changes to the rules of the house, they want it to be a much more bottom-up structure and right now they feel like it's top down. they don't feel like individual republican members who have not accumulated that much experience have you know the voice that they want and they want to represent the grass roots, so you know for each speaker candidate they are demanding some concessions, they want more floor votes on topics that are near and dear to their heart and don't want to be punished for when they buck leadership and they are even though it's 40 members in a rather large conference they are exerting quite a bit of control. >> the republican party seems to be moving much further though the right than the party elite might want and will the new gop support the old gop? >> it's hard to say. on a lot of policy points the republican party is you know speaking together. most republicans wanted to
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defund planned parenthood and two years ago most of them wanted to take away funding for the affordable care act. the divisions you are seeing within the house conference is really about tactics, there are hard liner whose say we need to make a statement and we need to send a message to president obama and the american people and need to take it as far as we possibly can and then there is other more mainstream sort of establishment republicans who sort of appreciate the art of compromise and legislating and give and take. >> before i let you go the caucus is backing daniel webster, the ultra conservative congressman from florida and what are the chances that daniel webster will be elected? >> it seems very unlikely at this point because even though daniel webster has the support of the house freedom caucus has not gained a lot of momentum and with a block he needs support from the wider conference and there is very few people who can
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sort of unite and get the 218 votes needed to move forward with this. >> from al jazeera.com and as always thank you very much. president obama says he does not think hillary clinton jeopardized national security using a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state but told 60 minutes the server was not a good idea. >> she make a mistake, she acknowledged it and i do think the way it has been ginned up is in part because of politics and i think she would be the first to acknowledge that maybe she could have handled the original decision better and the disclosures more quickly. this is one of those issues that i think is legitimate but the fact that for the last three months this has all been spoken about is an indication that we are in the presidential political season. >> reporter: the president said he only learned about the e-mail
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server after clinton left office, this morning southwest airlines is asking customer to arrive earlier after sunday they were delayed by a glitch and this is chicago o'hare airport and said it suffered a bug in the reservation center forcing it to manually check in passengers across the country. 450 flights were cancelled yesterday and the issue is still ongoing, the airline's website and mobile app have been effected as well. >> interesting when they have to go back to the old ways of doing things especially dealing with people. stopping the surge of super bugs. >> california turning to food supply to cut down of antibiotics people there are ingesting. >> reporter: the mystery of the group known only as scicada and internet puzzles that have amateur and private individuals stumped.
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stories. turkey says isil is now the focus of the investigation into saturday's twin suicide bombings in the capital canning are a. 97 people were killed in the blast. officials say they are close to identifying one of the suicide bombers who carried out the attack. >> also this morning, iran's government saying washington post reporter jason resighen was convicted. he was accused of espionage and tried behind closed doors. the judiciary said the ruling is final and cannot be appealed. >> hundreds of lawyers and judges urge the british government to take in more
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syrian refugees. they say the offer of taking in 20,000 people is just too low. >> the results of guinea said second democratic presidential election in more than 50 years are expected later today. millions turned out to the polls to cast their ballots. right now they are being counted. the president faces seven other candidates. the main opposition party claims fraud was widespread and ballot boxes stuffed. >> a long standing ally of russia has been elected to a fifth term in belarus. he campaigned on improving ties with the european union. exit polls shea him with more than 80% of the vote. >> a suspect is in custody, but no charges filed in the death of a memphis police officer. 31-year-old terrance aldridge was shot multiple times in his driveway. he was off duty. police are still investigating
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what happened just before the shooting. neighbors heard a fight and then up to 15 shots. >> this morning, activists in cleveland are promising more protests over the result of two independent investigations into the police killing of 12-year-old tamir rice. the reports find reasonable cause when he was shot by a police officer last november. rice's family said the prosecution got it all wrong. as al jazeera's alan finisher explains, prosecutors say the reports have been released in the issue of transparency. >> it was a video that shocked the u.s. and the word, a 12-year-old playing in a park in cleveland, ohio with a toy gun. it was missing the orange cap which would indicate it was a toy, but it was enough to scare someone. the man seen here, sitting in the background into calling the police. he said the gun was probably fake. >> it's probably fake, but, you know, what, he's scary. >> that wasn't passed on to the officer who fired the fatal shots within seconds of arriving on the scene, or his partner.
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he also had no idea the victim was just 12 years old. >> shots fired, male down. blackmail, maybe 20. >> anger brought protestors on to the streets across the country. it was seen as another case of excessive police violence against the black community. >> i want to thank everybody for about supporting my little brother. i don't know why they did that, he was only 12. he wanted to play basketball in the nba. >> local prosecutors commissioned reports into the incident that have just been reds. former prosecutor sims wrote: former f.b.i. agent concluded
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not only was officer low man required to make a split second decision, but also that his response was a reasonable one. he had no information to suggest the weapon was anything but a real handgun. >> to mayor rice's family say the reports of part of a whitewash. a gun in cleveland will shortly decide if the police officers involved are to be charged. alan finisher, al jazeera. >> this morning, a texas police department is investigating two of its own, the allegations are excessive force. >> you're not doing like you're supposed to. >> this his the dashboard cam video that was released over the weekend that shows the two prairie view police officers tasering a city councilman. they say that jonathan miller resisted arrest. the police approached him thursday night while he was outside his apartment with his friends. the female officer in that incident is the same one who arrested sandra bland. she's the black woman who died in police custody in july. miller is also black.
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>> mississippi residents pushing for change for the state flag to be altered. hundreds marched outside the state capital. they want the confederate symbol to be removed, taken away. the debate was reignited in june following the shooting deaths of nine black church members by an avowed white supremacist. >> millions of social security recipients and veterans can expect no increase in benefits next year. cola is based on the government measure of in. that is being dragged down by lower prices at the gas pump. the cola or lack of one is to be announced thursday when the consumer price index will be released for september. >> the city of los angeles says it is now in a state of emergency to try to com boot homelessness. there are more than 25,000 people living on the streets of
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l.a., one of the largest populations in the country. it is estimated that pax pairs are paying between 40,000 and $400,000 per year per person in emergency hospital visits alone. we have more from skid row. >> you won't find skid row on any official city map for los angeles but boundaries are well known. i'm driving on seventh toward central into the heart of the highest concentration of homeless people in the country. >> a 12% increase in the 26,000 homeless, and $87 million a year for police to clean up the streets means people like. jojo smith are often treated like criminals for being homeless. >> how many times have you you been arrested for sleeping on the streets? >> probably 13 or 14 times. >> over the course of how long? >> over the course of three years. >> the homeless move on with encampments spreading throughout the city and county, raising old
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alarms in new ears. >> if you walk skid row, you wouldn't think that you're living in america. >> now the mayor and l.a. decide council have taken a new tack, proposing a homeless state of emergency. it's an unprecedented declaration they expect to pass by council vote, releasing new funds and they hope a new strategy. >> what we have right now is clearly not acceptable. in fact, the problem is only getting worse. our past approaches have failed. >> tonight on al jazeera, we'll take you to skid row as we look at hoe homelessness became a city wide epidemic not land of milk and honey and find out if a multi-million dollars emergency declare reaction will force the political will needed to put the homeless into homes. jennifer london, al jazeera, skid row, los angeles. >> you can watch the full report tonight at 8:00 eastern. >> doctors in sweden are going to begin testing soon a new treatment for infants with a debilitating disease.
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in january, doctors are going to inject feet tall stem cells into baby in the womb trying to cure what is known as brittle bone disease. the cells will be harvested from aborted pregnancies. the disease leads to multiple fractures, brittle teeth and growth problems. >> researchers have warned for the over use of antibiotics. the drugs save lives but also cause bacteria to evolve until a medicine is no longer effective. you could be getting doses of antibiotics and not even know it. >> intensive farming like this has long relied on the routine use of antibiotics, which keep animals healthy and make them grow fast. so much so, about 70% of antibiotics sold in the united states and now used on animals, but the overuse of the drugs on animals is a problem that can result in so-called super bugs, strains of drug resistant beck tear i can't that can threaten
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humans. >> the use of antibiotics as a growth promoter is something we discourage country to take steps to exit gradually, because at the end of the day, the antibiotic residual in the meat, in the seafood that you are buying will also give you overtime the problem. >> it's like a bacteria like e-coli. we all have it in our gut, but some strains can cause diarrhea, kidney failure, even death. traditionally, you would have treated that with penicillin, one of the first antibiotics discovered. penicillin causes the cell membranes to rupture, job done. the problem arises when patients don't take the full course have antibiotics or they are of poor salt. this gives the bacteria a chance to mutate or develop resistance to the drug. as this happens, the drugs don't work and the drug resistant
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strain of bacteria can fast become dominant. >> the new law in california aims to help prevent the rise of these super bugs. from january 1, 2018, antibiotics will only be allowed to given to animals for disease prevention, not to fatten them up. antibiotics will have to be ordered by a licensed vet and the state food and agriculture department will monitor the use and sale of the drugs. in the u.s., about 2 million people a year are infected with drug resistant bacteria, about 23,000 die as a result. the problem is a global one and leading experts say the impact of enter bugs will be felt most in developing countries. >> if we don't turn the tide on this, in 2050, there will be 10 million deaths a year, more than we have dying at the moment of cancer every year, and that that will be predominantly in the developing world. india, china, they will all suffer. >> many sales rules like those
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planned in california are a necessary first step but need to be adopted and enforced more bloody if they are to be an effective global response to this growing health threat. al jazeera, doha. >> warm start to the week for a lot of us, but temperatures cool down by week end. >> let's check in with kevin. >> we've had a great weekend for many locations, but it is fall and that means we are going to be seeing changes as new cold fronts start to come through. that's what we're looking at now. taking a look at the satellite image, you notice clouds pushing through the great lakes. that is a cold front. we're going to start to see more of them. what happens is we have above average temperatures ahead of the front, below average temperatures behind the front. that is the norm for this time of year. this is what we're going to be seeing today, with the front pushing down to oklahoma. for south the accident, when i mentioned your temperatures were going to be into the my 90's, you're not going to see much of a break, because that cold front is not going to be pushing down,
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really south enough for you. as we go towards tuesday, that front hits the east coast. we're going to be seeing showers down from new york all the way down to parts of alabama now. we don't think the showers are going to be extremely heavy, but are going to be seeing a cloudy day. for new york, that means today is going to be beautiful, tomorrow is going to be mostly cloudy and showery. towards the rest of the week, we are going to be seeing rain as we go towards probably friday and saturday. in chicago, you're on the opposite side of the front, temperatures cooling now, just barely below average, but it's going to be quite nice. >> hate to sound like catherine hepburn, but the leaves are starting to change, as well. >> i missed you, del. >> want to go back to one of our top stories now, tight security in jerusalem this morning, just a few hours ago, an israeli officer was stabbed in the old city, but he survived the incident, because of his protective vest. police shot dead the arab israeli they say attacked him. this is just at latest in a
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series of attacks by palestinians on israeli's over the past weeks. a palestinian was killed as a result. the latest violence in israel on the occupied palestinian territories began last month at al aqsa mosque. a senior analyst with the national crimes group joins us. you've got one of the holiest sites in judaism near one of the holiest sites in islam and these unwritten rules that keep the peace there or is supposed to keep the peace. what has changed recently? >> the non-written rules are still there, but because there are different interpretations, the parties have been acting very differently. what has changed first was a few years in which we saw a lot of
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political activism within israel in the knesset an attempt to change legislation at the state, a strong sense of threat on the palestinian side that the israelis are about to vital these unwritten rules and on the palestinian side, we saw an increase in a campaign that until that point had actually very little pull that al aqsa is a was in danger and palestinians read in the news that committees in the knesset discussed and proposed changes to the site. the jewish high holy days in mid september, we saw that the police shifted its policing and went back into something it calls dilution, access limitation, limiting palestinians only a certain age from entering, allowing those above the age of 40 and 50 to enter and the expanding access for jewish non-muslim visitors and this was seen as proof for palestinians on the ground that there is movement towards
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division over the site, what some young palestinians said they were willing to sacrifice their lives to prevent this and this is what we are seeing now, young palestinians stabbing the police officers, soldiers, knowing that they will be killed, but taking the risk. >> is it a paranoia or you did list some of the things that netanyahu's government has done. is there evidence that the israel government is planning to change the status quo at that delicate site? >> dependency very much what we mean by the government and evidence. so far as it comes to the prime minister, we don't see any evidence that he would like to end the prayer ban for non-muslims. he is committed to having the site only as a site of prayer for muslims. we see that he allows ministers
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to advance initiatives to challenge that. so far, until the last few weeks, he was not challenging them back. we see also that on the ground, the police is changing its pattern and in this sense, there there are real changes, palestinians are feeling them all the time, what age groups can enter, sometimes women are prevented from entering, and these are changes to a preceding custom. >> thank you for your insights from jerusalem this morning. >> the nobel prize for economics is out this morning and goes to a professor from princeton. he was awarded the top honor earlier this hour. it came for his nationals of consumption, poverty and welfare. he's 69 years old, a micro economics professor from scotland. he has been on the short list of potential prize winners now for several years with that. >> del, the computer maker confirmed one of the biggest
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tech deals in history, announcing the takeover of e.m.c., a storage technology firm. the deal is said to be worth about $67 billion. dell checks say buying it gives it one of the biggest names in computer data storage. >> a group has been posting extremely complicated puzzles on the internet. no one knows who they are or why they're doing it. the answer may be found at the illinois institute of technology in chicago. >> this puzzle has the brightest minds in the world we are pled. they are confound the first by the puzzle itself, one of three placed on the internet by a mysterious end at this time and second by a baffling question, who is behind it. >> n.s.a. has been speculated as being m.i.6, c.i.a., terrorist groups like al-qaeda. another possibility is that it's a big hoax. >> solving the puzzle requires
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knowledge of computer programming, hidden codes, history, art and literature as obscured a middle east poe itry. they looked up codes taped to telephone poles. it started january 4, 2012 when an internet buzzing was published claiming to be recruiting highly intelligent people. >> it is a picture, a digital image. when you look at it in a text viewer to see the original programming language, it contains a hidden message. >> at the end of the file, this is the message. it's completely ignored by the j peg viewer. >> google told them it was the fourth emperor of rome. using the key and standard code to translate letters into digital language, they turned this string into this web address, a picture of a duck. inside that image, another mental was hidden, leading them
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to this page, and so on and so on. the f.b.i. is so concerned about hidden messages that they asked him to explore what can be hidden in an audio message. the answer? a lot. ♪ >> this that is a clean windows xp shut down sound. this sounds identical, but hidden in the programming is an entire lecture he gives in class. the audio file is exactly the same size. those who solve the puzzles can join the secret organization. there have been three puzzles, each on january 4, 2012, 2013 and 2014. this year, something even more mysterious happened. nothing. there was no puzzle. >> they might have gotten tired or maybe whoever was doing it ended up being wiped out by a drone someplace. >> whatever the reason, the programming word will be waiting and watching next january 4 for a chance to join, whatever it
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is. al jazeera, chicago. >> mysterious internet. >> taken out by a drone. >> landmark legislation is barring the r. word. >> the new step that a state has taken just to eliminate the use of the word redskins. >> today is columbus day. not every city in the u.s. is celebrating. we look at how some choose to mark the holiday.
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>> this his the debate taking place off of the baseball diamond as the l.a. dodgers prep for tonight's matchup against the mets. second baseman chase utley has been suspended for games three and four of the national league division series. he was penalized after this hard slide at saturday's game. he took out and severely injured mets shortstop reuben tejada. utley is appealing the suggestion suspension. the case will be heard this morning. that was ugly even to watch. >> every time i see that, i brace my back. >> tell me about it. >> the redskins issue is settled at least in california, the state gone signed legislation barring public schools from using redskins as a nickname for
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their teams. many native americans feel the term is offensive. it was ruled last year that the name should be canceled, but the team is canceling the decision. >> controversy surrounds columbus day holiday, states seeking to abolish it. in albuquerque new mexico, native americans are recognized instead. >> christopher columbus has long been described as discovering the new world. indigenous activists say that was impossible, people were already living there. others call him a pirate whose actions led to the murder of millions of native people. >> in issue turn lies genocide in our children. i personally felt it myself growing up, and it's just time to change it so they can be proud of themselves and not honor a man that murdered their family. >> in 1492, columbus arrived on
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the island today that is split between haiti and the dominican republic. his own journal describes the enslaving and extermination of the local population. italian americans argue that the day is the recognition of columbus as an explorer and changing it is an insult to their culture and heritage. >> the city of seattle is named for an american leader but an effort to celebrate both columbus day and indigenous people's day was shot down. washington is one state that decided not to recognize columbus day on the state level. it's still a federal holiday, male not delivered and banks closed. south america has renamed it native americans day and in hawaii, the holiday is known at discoverer's day. >> then there is this, enengland, more than 400 people
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setting a new world record, howling at the moon. [ howling ] [ laughter ] >> they arrived at the opening of a theme park dressed at werewolves. a wolf expert was present to make sure they stayed authentic. >> ahead in our next hour, iran said washington post reporter jays rezaian has been convicted of espionage. >> cutting across party lines. presidential candidates trying to win over support in new hampshire. here in the arctic, we wanna be prepared. >> as the ice recedes and potential danger builds, can science keep a step ahead of disaster? >> we can't go back if we have a significant accident. the oil will make its way into the ice. >> techknow's team of experts show you how the miracles of science...
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>> breaking news overnight. american somewhere els jason red of espionage in iran. >> isil was likely behind attacks in turkey. >> president obama says russia's intervention in syria is not proof of rush's strength. >> the head of the benghazi commission pushing back after a
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former staffer accuses lawmakers of taking part in partisan politics. >> welcome to al jazeera america to your world this morning. i'm del walters. >> i'm stephanie sy. the washing to be post is promising to appeal the conviction of its bureau chief in tehran. a few hours ago, iran state t.v. said jason rezaian was found guilty. >> he has been detained 448 days and iran had been tight lipped about his case since day one, holding his trials behind closed doors. >> we have been following this developing story all morning. the post just put out a statement. >> that's right. the post editor calls the verdict an outrageous injustice and says the paper is working with his family to appeal the verdict. there are still no details about his sentence. according to the newspaper, his
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lawyer will ask that he be released on bail. >> it's increasingly clear that the final decision about how jason's case will be handled will be made by political authorities, not by judicial ones. >> the washington post journalists activity sparks a campaign for release, calling the legal proceedings in iran a sham. they are calling on iran's leaders to resolve the case. >> we've heard from president rouhani and others that iran is willing to move vase son's case towards conclusion if the united states will do something in unreturn. the final decision needs to be made by iran's highest authorities. >> he was detained along with his wife in july of 2014. she was later released, but the iranian american was tried in secret and charged with espionage. his family has insisted he's innocent. >> since he was a little boy, my son loved iran. his love for iran is so infectious that he has made a
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clear of sharing its beauty with others. >> the washington post that worked for months to release him, appealing to the unit nations for help. more than 450,000 people have signed a petition for his release. even president obama spoke about the case at a black tie dinner in washington. >> jason has been imprisoned in iran for nothing more than writing about the hopes and fears of the iranian people. >> during the recent nuclear negotiations, the fate of americans in iran was brought up repeatedly on the sidelines. >> jason rezaian has been imprisoned now for over a year. >> the judiciary said he can appeal his conviction within 20 days. >> in a recent interview, the iranian president said the release of rezaian and others could be expedited if the u.s. would release iranians held here. there are 19 iranian citizens held by the u.s., something the
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obama administration has not confirmed. >> that has been a big question, whether the u.s. would agree to a prisoner exchange. thank you. >> just son is one of several americans detained or missing in iran. the longest held american prisoner there is a marine veteran, convicted four years ago on espionage charges. >> an american pastor has now spent more than 1,000 days inside an iranian prison, as well, arrested in 2012 and later convicted of undermining the iranian government and building a network of churches. it has been eight years since robert levinson went missing in iran. the former c.i.a. contractor vanished while on a mission there. iranian officials insist they do not know where he is. >> the nuclear deal with iran is under fire this morning in washington and tehran. sunday, the iranian parliament voted in favor of moving forward with the agreement. the vote came after a heated debate in which one lawmaker called the deal a disgrace.
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the bill also allows the government to withdraw from the agreement if the economic sanctions against iran are not lifted. >> turkish investigators this morning say they are close to identifying one of the bombers who coward out saturday's twin attacks in ankara. they now suspect isil is behind the attacks. >> on sunday, thousands gathered to mourn and condemn those attacks that killed 97 people. there are concerns that similar attacks will take place ahead of next month's general elections. our reporter has more from ankara. >> with emotions as raw as the day was sad, the mourners raged and cried in equal measure. >> mothers and aunts, unable to believe and unwilling to accept their loved ones were gone. about a bury the bodies of those activists who were attacked,
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even as they called for peace. >> the day after, people here in ankara are still stunned. thousands gathered, leftists, unionists and pro kurdish activists made up most of the crowd, with placards to protest and carnations to commemorate. >> he lost one of his best friends in the bombings. at first, he could barely express himself. >> i just don't know what to say. i have no words. >> but then, he, like so many others, began to question why this happened. >> how can anyone carry out this kind of massacre. we advocate peace. who exactly fears peace? if anyone should father anything, it should be war, not peace. >> some are frustrated with the government, frustration that could be heard in chants
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accusing president erdogan of having made the country less safe, especially for members of its kurdish population. >> many at this rally here are venting their anger. many more are overwhelmed with grief, still shocked at the attacks that happened and fearful that more could happen in the weeks to come. >> dread, they say, won't stop their demand for peace. >> i am afraid, but one thing we know, the more we fear, the situation worsens in this country. today, we have to fight if we want to leave a better future for the next generation. >> with parliamentary elections just around the corner, and a continuing conflict with the kurdish armed group, p.k.k., more and more say its unity that's needed, even at political divisions seem to grow deeper every day. >> al jazeera, ankara, turkey. >> this morning, iraq is backing away from claims its air force
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killed isil leader abu bakr al-baghdadi. sunday, government officials allege airstrikes struck a convoy carrying him to a meeting in western iraq. they suspect he was driven from the convoy with his condition unknown. iraq says the airstrikes did kill eight senior isil figures attending the meeting. >> britons fortune secretary saying his country is willing to work with the syrian war. >> we cannot work with bashar al assad. we can be flexible about the manner of his departure and timing of his departure. >> syria's government troops launched another new offensive supported by a series of russian airstrikes. r.b.i.'s president vladimir putin saying his goal is to stabilize the syrian government, but that strategy runs counter
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to that of the white house and president obama insisting putin's new military engagement is showing weakness, not strength. >> if you think that running your economy into the ground and having to send troops in, in order to prop up your only ally is leadership, then we've got a different definition of leadership. >> new development on the ground in syria this morning. syrian kurdish forces fighting isil say they are joining forces with some arab rebel groups. the new military alliance is called the democratic forces of syria. al jazeera's zeina hodor has more. >> the kurdish force in northeastern syria, as well as others, christians fighting brigades on the ground, all these groups have fought together against isil in previous operations but now have formalized an existing alliance.
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what we understand their role to be, it will be to fight isil and to fight for what they are calling a democratic and secular syria, where all the different groups can live side by side, and they're also telling me that they're hoping that this alliance will be the nucleus of a new army in syria. i managed to speak to a high-ranking official in what is known as the democratic autonomous area in the northeast, an area under the control of a kurdish administration. what he is saying is that this unification on the ground was necessary because of changing dynamics, and he talked about the russian military intervention. what he also told me was that this new force has the backing of both the united states and russia, and signs on the ground really indicate that or lends really credence to those claims. >> zeina hodor reporting from beirut. >> less than a year after it stopped, russian state owned gas company resuming supplies to
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ukraine. they stopped providing gas amid souring relations with kiev following annexation of crimea and support for the separatists on the ground there. it comes in time to heat ukraine over the winter. we have details from moscow. >> after weeks of negotiations concluded in september, ukraine now has a gas supply once more from russia. it's paying about $230 per 1,000 cubic meters of gas. that's actually not a particularly bad deal. it's slightly less than it was paying at the beginning of 2015 before the taps were shut off in july of 2015. it's also a built of a discount on what russia charges most of its other long term european customers, so you could say this hasn't worked out too badly for ukraine, but ukraine still does
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not have really the money to pay for this, so pretty much all of the cash that is going into russia's state coffers, pretty much all of that money is coming from international financial institutions president form of bailouts to kiev. the political implications of this are obviously russia has a reputation, is fairly notorious for using energy exports, for using gas as a means to pressurize and control its customers, its neighbors in europe and other parts of the world. now, what's going on in eastern ukraine at the moment, there does seem to be a notable tamping down of the conflict there. it seems as if the two sides, kiev and the pro-russian separatists are talking, finding more room for agreement. there are people who predicted this, people who said that as russia increased its commitment
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in syria, it would start decreasing the conflict in eastern ukraine. so you can look at gas deal probably as a feature of that geopolitical landscape. >> from moscow. >> back here in the u.s., the leader of a congressional committee looking into the benghazi attacks is pushing back on claims the committee is involved in a political witchhunt, saying a fired former staffer has been demanding money for his silence, but saying that the panel is only interested in tarnishing hillary clinton, who was secretary of state at the time of the attack. >> i'm trying to be objective about this, and as i stated, hillary clinton has a lot of explaining to do. we, however, do not need to shift resources to hyper focus on hillary clinton. we didn't need to deemphasize in some cases drop the investigation on different agencies, organizations and individuals. >> dowdy said his committee has
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always focused on the four americans who died in the attack. he said in a statement: he did not do it. >> 300 roads and bridges are still closed in south carolina, including a 16-mile stretch of i-95 that follows historic rains earlier this month. a lot of homeowners this weekend going back to flooded homes in a race to save what they can salvage. they were trying to get the drywall and furniture removed before the mold sets in. >> the flooding fears continue. they are not isolated to the southeast. >> let's turn to kevin. the rain stopping, but not the misery. >> i'm going to go back to south carolina very quickly. because the rain has stopped, we're still looking at those rivers in major flood stages making its way toward the atlantic. no rain, but still flooding across the region.
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we have another place we're talking about flooding, the northwest, where one of these stadiums has actually washed out. this rain that pushed through this weekend, take a look what happened in tacoma, washington with stadium high school as the water was just rushing down the bleachers, the drains actually on the upside of this, were basically clogged. the stadium flooded not only with water, but with mud. a massive clean up afterwards is underway, but it's going to take time to get that field back in order for the high school. >> the rain has pushed through, the temperatures this morning quite cool, seattle about 52 degrees there, but the temperatures down towards the south are really going to be shooting up today, not bad that morning as you're waking up. san antonio, 72 degrees, san antonio this evening, 97 degrees. we're talking about temperatures 50 degrees above average for
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them. the temperatures are going to stay white warm formally this time of year. we're not going to reach the high even by the end of the week, so you're going to stay white warm there. towards the southeast, we are dealing with a different problem. you don't really see any weather here on the satellite radar, but what we are dealing with is fog, very, very dense fog across much of georgia. wherever you see the gray, we have dense fog advisories. that means the fog could be less than a quarter mile, very dangerous conditions driving on 75, 85, 20 and also delays at the airports. >> speaking of airport delays, southwest airline today is asking customers to arrive early for flights after hundreds of flights were delayed sunday by a technical glitch. the airline suffered a bug in its reservation center, forcing it to manually check in passengers across the country. 450 flight were can he creeled with that the mobile app also affected.
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>> computer people saying when is manual. >> i think they're still using computers, just not the self service ones. >> israel police shoot dead a man suspected in the latest stabbing attack. >> jerusalem's old city is the latest flashpoint in that back and forth of violence between israelis and the palestinians. >> egypt releases former president hosni mubarek's sons. why the judge says they're clear to leave prison.
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>> an uneasy keyette in jerusalem this hour. israel has stepped up security on nearly every corner and
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checkpoint after more attacks involving israelis and palestinians. a few hours ago, israeli police shot dead an arab israeli they say tried to stab an officer. the officer survived. a palestinian community buried a teenager, israel police shot him with live ammunition during a protest. >> describe how thingies and increased security measures are impacting daily routines there in jerusalem. >> the atmosphere of society is totally different within west jerusalem. there's a degree of anxiety, a degree of nervousness in occupied east jerusalem. there's a great deal of anger much of the time, particularly when you have attacks, now two
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reported within jerusalem on the second attack, a woman allegedly attacked a police officer. she was also shot and taken to a hospital. however, once again, each of these events create a spark of anger particularly in occupied east jerusalem, given that as well on most of these occasions, the attackers are actually shot dead, and many palestinians feeling regardless of the act itself, no attempts are being made to actually arrest the attackers. the police apparently preferring the two basically carried out an extra judicial killing. >> you covered the second intifada. as you talk to israelis there, do they have a sense that they need to arm themselves, be extra cautious and judge land in these days? >> within israel, all sorts of
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industries have received boosts, local media reporting about the increase in participation of self defense class, ocean for example, the mayor of jerusalem has called on all israelis to make sure they get their weapon license updated and to carry their weapons. that is advice coming from the mayor of the city, so certainly within israel, there is the sense of anxiety. there is a sense of nervousness. there is the sense that at any moment, you can come under attack. >> israeli society itself also
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split. >> no restrictions at the moment, apart from one very important one. the israel prime minister said that no members of parliament, members of the knesset may go to the old city or to the al aqsa mosque compound. that includes muslim members. they of course deeply upset and they intend to find his orders and going to al aqsa in the course of tomorrow. >> mike hanna with the latest from jerusalem, mike, thank you. >> this is the crisis by the numbers, at least 24
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palestinians and four israelis have been killed in this latest round of violence. al jazeera reports on why the tensions there this time are boiling over. >> >> with this funeral, the wage increases. here the body being carried to its resting place. those accompanying him vowing his blood was not spilled in vain and will continue protecting the al aqsa mosque compound. the fiercest confrontations were in nablos, called by the university there. despite israel's show of force, the protestors were undeterred. more than 50 people were hit by live ammunition, according to medical sources. >> nothing will stop us from protecting al aqsa and the intifada. we call on the world to take notice of what is happening to us, we are dying, young people,
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children, women, elderly, all in the neighbor of al aqsa. the arabs should help us. it's not up to the palestinians alone, all muslims should. >> the anger is spreading to many areas of the occupied west bank. to the north to bethlehem in the south, there has been daily fighting over the past week. >> many youth who joined this protest and confrontations on a regular basis, it's not only about venting frustration towards israel, but also about showing solidarity to palestinians living in other parts of the occupied west bank and in gaza.
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>> i don't know what freedom means. you get humiliated just because you want to go out of your city. sometimes you are turned around for no reason. it's a prison. >> like many of the youth, he is affected by videos of social media that have gone viral, often showing palestinian suspects shot dead by israeli forces. many feel that their lives could have been spared. it's these images that give youth like him and his brothers in arms on the front line this chance to continue fighting for their cause. al jazeera, in the occupied west bank. >> an egyptian court this morning ordered the release of ousted president hosni mubarek's two sons. they have been serving three and a half year prison sentences for corruption. the cairo criminal court says it is freeing them after taking into account the time they served under arrest. their father is still held in a
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military hospital. >> making a statement in new hampshire across the political spectrum. >> we go live to the event where presidential hope was from bolt parties hope to appeal to voters. >> the family of tamir rice slamming this new report thats a cleveland police officer was justified in shooting the 12-year-old boy. what the prosecutor's office this time is saying about the death.
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>> coming back with the beautiful live look of a fall day in chicago's grant park on this columbus day or indigenes people's day, depending on your viewpoint. >> welcome back. it is now 8:30 eastern time, taking a look at today's top stories, the washington post is now going to appeal the conviction of it's bureau chief in iran, jays so that rezaian was arrested in july of 2014 and tried behind closed doors. >> turkish officials this morning say isil is the focus of the investigation into saturday's twin suicide bombings in the capitol ankara. 97 people were killed in the blast. officials are close to identifying one of the suicide bombers who carried out the
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attack. >> a forum in new hampshire where thousands of voters have gathered to hear from republican and democratic hope was. the candidates are trying to capture the attention of some of the most highly desired voters in the race, independents. we are live inside what is called the no labels convention in manchester. democratic martin owe mali speaking right now. who else do we expect to hear from today? >> govern o'malley has not taken the stage yet. bernie sanders and donald trump will be speaking here. they will be speaking to the same crowd of undecided voters here. 1,000 people, all of them
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undecided voters, filling this hotel barroom. a rare opportunity here from so many presidential candidates all at once. eight will be speaking today, three democrats, five republicans, the bigger names like jeb bush and hillary clinton will not be here, but otherwise, including govern chris christie and senator lindsey graham be scheduled to speak later this afternoon. >> we see john huntsman and joe lieberman behind you. talk two flashes from the past. also, this convention is being hosted by a group that calls itself the no labels, not since the no nothings of the lincoln times has so much talk been said about people who don't have party affiliation. tell us more about them. >> you're right, two flashes from the past without question and different sides of the political spectrum, one independent, one republican governor. this group formed five years ago, no labels. trying to bring together politician from both sides of
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the aisle to solve some of the country's biggest problems. they call this the problem solving convention, organizers saying this is the first time they entered into the presidential election process. they've focused on recruiting members of congress to their cause. now they are trying to rally undecided voters and also encourage the presidential candidates to get behind the no labels cause, which is some of the big issues they are focusing on, which is vague, overall big ideas, like creating millions and millions of new jobs and achieving energy security by the year 2024. >> jonathan bets live for us in new hampshire this morning. as always, thank you very much. >> we have the latest numbers this morning on where the presidential hope of the stand among primary voters. a new cbs poll shows donald trump leading the pack. hess increase has grope slightly over the month as jeb bush and mike huckabee continue to slide.
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ben carson gained 17 percentage points since august. >> hillary clinton is still on top on the democratic side, but her lead is shrinking. her support among democratic primary voters has fallen more than 10% since august. many of those voters coming out in favor of bernie sanders. he is now her main contender and even though he has not officially declared, vice president joe biden increasing his numbers since august. we are still waiting to see if he will join tomorrow night's democratic presidential debate. >> let's talk about that with professor of campaign management at new york university. what a political season. thanks for being with us. joe biden is going to declare his candidacy. >> i don't suspect he is going to enter the debate at the last minute. ynn has a podium waiting for him should he enter. one of the question people are asking, are we going to hear
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from paul ryan or joe biden first. >> condition he get the staff he needs and organization? he'd have to take that from hillary clinton. my guess is he is going to wait until after the ben kaz hearings, but he's facing a window here. he's going to have to make a decision soon and all that said, we understand he met with his family at his home this weekend, so maybe he is going to -- >> we are still reading the tea leaves on that. you mentioned the benghazi panel. the president did make some news about that in an interview,
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saying as h secretary clinton ma mistake. you have the major coming out and saying this is political, you had mccarthy's comments saying this is political. is there any doubt that the house select committee on ben kaz is political? >> i think represents are still trying to fight it. mccarthy did clinton a huge favor but coming out and saying what everybody essentially knew, this committee has been going on longer than watergate and now that we see the report in the new york types today, that the focus has completely shifted to the emails. if the focus was on these four dead americans, it should be there. the if a account that it's all about clinton just makes it reek as political as everybody thought anyway. she's going to have to go and deliver on the 22nd. >> i want to take you to the
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republican side and talk about donald trump. on face the nation, some say was a different donald trump. let's listen. >> lets take an example of this case where you may or may not use military force. assad apparently used chemical weapons on his own people. does president trump use force? >> the time to have done it would have been when he drew the line in the sand. when you start using that, i think it's terrible. >> there are reports that he plans to spend $20 million on on ad campaign. are we seeing now a man who thinks he can win the republican nomination? >> yeah, i absolutely think donald trump thinks he could win. that was one of his first sit down enter non-phone interview on a sunday show. i think he is trying to show that he is presidential. one of the areas he is most challenged by is foreign policy. little fact that he spent much of the interview talking about foreign policies i think is an
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attempt to bone up his credentials there and to show the american people that he can do this thing. he also on that during that interview said he would walk from his business, and he said he would do it without blinking an eye and have no question that his focus is on fixing the american system. he made comments about gun control and the holocaust. >> ben carson continues to surprise me. he had an interview also on the sunday morning shows where he made the case that had they been, you know, the case he's made about the holocaust in the past, had they had guns, they would have been able to fight. he says the same thing about the american public. he has a book coming out very soon where he makes this case. he said if americans feel like they are being led by somebody who they don't trust, they can take up arms and that's something that has gotten a lot
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of coverage. he has made incendiary comments, but his poll numbers keep rising. it's a mystery to me. >> is it a mystery because we don't understand the new gop, a microcosm of what we see on the campaign trail, is it simply that the gop has changed? >> i think it has changed and still hasn't figured out what it's going to offer people going forward in terms of an agenda. we see now 14, 15 people on the campaign trail on the republican side, the house in disarray, because you have so many people trying to make a case what the party should stand for. >> thank you very much. >> on that topic, on capitol hill, republicans are still struggling to find the next speaker of the house. just a few minutes ago, the communication director for paul ryan repeated in a tweet what the wisconsin republican has been saying for days. he is not interested in the job. as al jazeera reports, ryan is still talked about as the next speaker of the house.
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>> paul ryan from wisconsin, mitt romney's vice presidential candidate in the 2012 election, who many republicans believe is the only members of the house who can unit the party. >> i know that paul is a committee guy. he likes when the committees are allowed to work. i think he's already mentally committed to many of the same things they want. >> while many republicans pushing congressman ryan to enter the race, so far, he remains non-committal, saying he easy not running for speaker, because the job requires too much travel and fundraising and less time with the family. >> i think i shocked some of you, huh? >> his name rose to the top of the list after last week's bombshell by kevin mccarthy that he was dropping out of the race after failing to win over the freedom caucus associated with the tea party. >> i can't unit everybody, it's better to find someone who can.
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>> it's not clear with the freedom caucus can live with paul ryan either, saying only it will look favorably on him. >> he'll come in front of our group and talk to us. i think our group will be favorable toward him. >> others in the running just in case ryan says no, a freedom caucus favorite and jason chaffetz is another front runner, for now, the election for speaker is on ice. john boehner still holds the gavel and this week, it's all eyes on paul ryan to make the next move. john terrett, al jazeera, new york. >> also this morning, computer maker del just confirming one of the largest tech deals in history. this morning, the company announcing the takeover of e.m.c., that is a storage technology firm. the deal is said to be worth more than $67 billion, dell executives saying buying e.m.c. gives the company one of the biggest names in computer data storage. >> temperatures are cooling down
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in most place by week's end. >> let's check in with kevin corriveau an what is known as fall. >> in the northeast and south, it is beautiful today for a holiday. it's not going to last, though. we have this area of low pressure moving through the northern plains with a cold front associated with it. closer in, you can see what's happening here. here the area that's turning. this is the area of low pressure. this here where the clouds are is the cold front. we are not picking up any rain, so it's really just a difference in temperature, warmer towards the southeast, colder towards the northwest. this is what we expect to see today. the cold front's going to extend through the great lakes to the accident. we don't expect to see rain. as it moves towards the east, it's going to start to pick up more moisture out of the gulf. on tuesday, for many cities here along the eastern seaboard, we do expect to see more clouds and showers and then once it goes through on wednesday, then those temperatures are going to drop. for boston, you're way above
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average today, normally 63. you're going to be seeing 75 degrees, an absolutely beautiful day and then the rain comes in. this is really the standard for new york, as well as into washington. but on the other side of the front, minneapolis, you've had the front go through, things are looking nice for you. chilly nights, we don't expect much in terms of rain or clouds, but we are going to be seeing really a lot in terms of what is happening in terms of cool air. towards the southwest, just off baja, we have an area of low pressure that's turning. it's not a tropical system, but will bring moisture up towards parts of southern california. over the next couple of days, cloudy, you may see showers. i don't think it's going to be anything that's going to cause flooding, but of course, california does need rain. >> kevin corriveau, thank you very much. >>ing a are in cleveland over a new report on the death of tamir rice. >> the prosecutor saying the death of the 12-year-old was
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tragic, two reports showing the officer was justified. >> los angeles has a multi-million dollars plan to get its homeless off the streets. we'll look at what that plan contains.
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>> this is a video trending on line this morning, 12 gay and lesbian members showing their support for young people on
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national coming out day. >> it is called got it gets better tam pain. it has caught on globally, inspiring more than 50,000 videos from celebrities, activists and politicians as well. >> activists say the nobody of suicides among lgbt youth is staggering. they want to remind young people that their life will get better. >> cleveland is promising more protests after the report finding that the police officer had reasonable cause when he shot tamir rice after november. the family said the prosecution got it wrong. the prosecutors say the reports have been released in the interest of transparency. >> it was a video that shocked the u.s. and the world, a 12-year-old playing in a park in cleveland, ohio with a toy begun. it was missing the orange cap which would indicate it was a toy.
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but it was enough to scare someone. the man seen here, sitting in the background into calling the police. he said the gun was probably fake. >> it's probably fake, but, you know what, he's scary. >> that wasn't passed on to the officer who fired the fatal shots within seconds of arriving on the scene, or his partner. he also had no idea the victim was just 12 years old. >> shots fired, male down. black male, maybe 20. >> anger brought protestors on to the streets across the country. it was seen as another case of excessive police violence against the black community. >> i want to thank everybody for supporting my little brother. i don't know why they did that, he was only 12. he wanted to play basketball in the nba. >> local prosecutors commissioned expert reports into the incident that have just been reds. former prosecutor sims wrote:
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a former f.b.i. agent concluded not only was officer low man required to make a split second decision, but also that his response was a reasonable one. he had no information to suggest the weapon was anything but a real handgun. >> tamir rice's family say the reports of part of a whitewash. a grand jury in cleveland will shortly decide if the police officers involved are to be charged. al jazeera. >> no charges filed in the death of a memphis police officer. police say 31-year-old was shot in his driveway. he was off duty. neighbors say they heard a fight and then up to 15 rounds being fired. >> the city of l.a. says it is
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in a state have emergency trying to combat homelessness. there are more than 25,000 people living on the streets of los angeles. it is one of the largest homeless populations in the country. taxpayers pay somewhere between 40,000 and $100,000 a year per person in emergency hospital room visits each year. >> jennifer london has more from skid row. >> you won't find ask it row on any official map, but its boundaries are well known. i'm driving on seventh toward central into the heart of the highest concentration of homeless people in the country. >> a 12% increase in the 26,000 homeless, and $87 million a year for police to clean up the streets means people like jojo smith are often treated like criminals for being homeless. >> how many times have you been arrested for sleeping on the streets? >> probably 13 or 14 times. >> over the course of how long? >> over the course of three years.
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>> the homeless move on with encampments spreading throughout the city and county, raising old alarms in new ears. >> if you walk down skid row, you wouldn't think that you're living in america. >> now the mayor and l.a. city council have taken a new tack, proposing a homeless state of emergency. it's an unprecedented declaration they expect to pass by council vote, releasing new funds and they hope a new strategy. >> what we have right now is clearly not acceptable. in fact, the problem is only getting worse. our past approaches have failed. >> tonight on al jazeera, we'll take you to skid row as we look at how homelessness became a city wide epidemic in the land of milk and honey and find out if a multi-million dollars emergency declare reaction will force the political will needed to put the homeless into homes. jennifer london, al jazeera, skid row, los angeles. >> you can watch the full report
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tonight at 8:00 eastern. june the nobel prize for economics has gone to a professor at princeton, awarded the prize a short time ago for nationals of consumption, poverty and welfare. the 69-year-old micro economics professor hails from scotland and has been on the short list of potential prize winners for several years. >> congratulations, angus. >> a push for native american rights on this columbus day. >> some look to rebrand the holiday. we'll go to a south american country taking steps to recognize its indigenous population. >> a blow to the playoff hopes for the l.a. dodgers, chase utley suspended for a hard slide, but was it legal?
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>> california's now the first state to ban the use of redskins by sports teams. the state governor signed legislation over the weekend barring public schools from using the team nickname redskins. many native americans believe the term is offensive. last year, a federal panel ruled the trade marks for the nfl's washington redskins should be con cred. the team is challenging that decision. >> and the team lost yesterday in washington. >> it is columbus day in the u.s., but controversy surrounding the holiday have a growing number of cities and states seeking to abolish the holiday. >> it has become known as diversity day.
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the fight for many tribes to return to their ancestral lands goes on. >> not far from the picture of argentina's former first lady, eva peron, members of the indigenous communities are back on the streets are buenos aires. the leader of a community in the northern province is leading the fight for the return of his people ancestral lands. >> our land went from 10,000 100 heck hectares to 5,000. >> these people have sought the intervention of the federal government. >> people have been camping in these tents for eight months, waiting for a meeting to discuss the situation on their territory. they say that without land, they
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cannot survive, but until now, nobody has given them an answer. >> in the last 12 years, the government has passed several laws that acknowledged right of the indigenous groups in the country. it has also removed the monument of christopher columbus next to the presidential palace and replaced it with a statue of an independent fighter of indigenous origin. the fight for territory is one of the main problems affecting indigenous communities. >> there are 183 identified conflicts with indigenous groups. most of because of land or because companies were working near indigenous territories. argentina has had a brutal history against indigenous communities during colonial times. millions were either murdered or envoyed.
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in modern thames, deforestation and lack of access to land have left most indigenous groups in extreme poverty. >> the loss of territory is linked to lack of food, wore and exclusion. many things have been done. the problem is that there are no health care centers where doctors did not want to give care because of discrimination. schools do not have teachers that speak both languages. >> saying this government has done what others have not: >> many hectares have been recognized at indigenous territories. the second stage is to give them tights. the rights that are granted in the constitution are effective and not rhetoric. >> even though many have been benefiting, indigenous groups continue to be among the most vulnerable in the country. land is only one of the many problems they face that needs to
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be resolved. >> baseball fans are debating a controversial play and call as the knowledges prep for a game against the mets. a hard slide in saturday's game took out and broke the leg of mets shortstop reuben tejada. chase utley is appealing his suspension. he could be back on the field by tonight's game. >> i didn't have an opinion until i saw the tape. it did not look like he was going for the back, but for the leg. >> we have more on the latest attacks in israel. >> we will have live reports from bethlehem and jerusalem. >> have a great morning.
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>> from al jazeera's headquarters in doha, this is the news hour. here's what's coming up in the next six minutes. israel forces open fire on two palestinians in separate i wants in occupied east jerusalem. one man is killed, a woman is in critical condition. >> kurdish fighters in syria join force witness a mix of other rebel groups, a coalition they say will form the nucleus of a new army. >> another day of funerals in turkey for the victims of

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