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>> this is what innovation looks like. >> can affect and surprise us. >> i feel like we're making an impact. >> awesome! >> techknow - where technology meets humanity. >> this is al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey in new york. here are the top stories. four more people killed today during the week-long clashes between israelis in palestinians. the unspeakable in india. two young girls raped in separate attacks, 12.5 years old canadians go to the polls on monday in one of the closest
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parliamentary elections and the female viagra. the new pink pill goes on sale today we begin with the mounting death toll in the middle east. for palestinians were shot dead, and a fifth wounded in a thwarted knife attack. earlier, israeli forces subdued palestinian protesters using tear gas and stun grenades and rubber bullets. meanwhile, a peace rally was held in jerusalem. thousands of palestinian, arabs marched in the streets, calling an end to the wave of attacks
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that left 42 palestinians and 7 israelis dead. the general arrived in the middle east. we have more from jerusalem. >> reporter: a flaming tire rolls through the israeli army lines. the occupied west bank city of hebron was on lock down after two stabbing attempts on palestinians by israelis. the palestinian witness to the aftermath recorded the first instance. israeli soldiers stands over a body. a white-clad palestinian looks on. israeli army says the man tried to stab the officer. an eyewitness told al jazeera by phone, she saw no knife and moments earlier had seen the settlers taunting the
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palestinian. in another part of the city a female border police agent shot a palestinian woman dead after being attacked. >> during the morning shift a palestinian woman approached me at my post and asked me about a certain street. i told her i don't know of the street. she took out a knife and tried to stab me in the neck. i pushed her. and took out my weapon until she was neutralized clashes occurred in lebanon, a hub in the city. ambulance personnel said three youths were wounded by rubber bullets. >> in addition, israeli troops have been authorised to use live ammunition. around the same time protesters were confronting israeli security forces on the outskirts of ramallah.
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a day of funerals, one in nab lass, for a 19-year-old palestinian killed the previous day during protests. >> by nightfall, military and police reported five stabbings, they continued to throw uch checkpoints across the neighbourhoods in a bid to stem further violence joining us from boston is the co-director at the middle east center for peace, culture and development, where he's professor of international affairs and israeli studies. we appreciate your time. the al-aqsa compound is apparently what is the latest setoff recollects but deeper than that, why now, why the latest violence. >> well, as you say, the fears - paleinian fears about israeli intentions surrounding the al-aqsa mosque. that's been preceded by numbers
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of visits to the jews to the site and statements by right wing politicians. but they do intend to change the status quo. that was a spark leading to the change of violence. it had a self-perpetuating quality. palestinians are seeing pictures of palestinians killed. and many of those palestinians have been carrying out attacks. what palestinians are seeing are palestinians killed. many times they believe they are murdered in cold blood. that is provoking new attacks. >> there's no agreement on whether the i tacksar happening. if that's where things are, how much worse can it get. >> if that's true. they are living in two
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alternatives. israelis see it as unprovoked violence, terrorism, directed against them. religiously inspired fury. palestinians are seen as gunning down palestinians in gold rp cold blood. they continue to fuel the conflict. in terms of where this is going, it will be hard, even with all the israeli security measures being put in place, to stop the attacks. i think the danger is that there'll be revenge attacks, retaliation by settlers, and that, in turn, increases the violence. the tipping point could come if organized palestinian groups, if hamas jihad, if they get involved in directing the attacks. at the moment they've been spontaneous, lone wolf attacks. if palestinian armed groups start sponsoring them. we'll see a greater level of
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violence. a sustained amount of violence. >> what role is the u.s. playing in clamping up of this down? >> the us has little ability to clamp it down. i think the u.s. will go in, and telling them to tone down their rhetoric, they have been involved in heated matters, binyamin netanyahu blaming mahmoud abbas, and they making statements about israeli responsibility. in relation to the leaders, that's the primary role. the leaders are not totally in control of the situation. this is something coming from the street. the u.s. is starting, is not going to be listened to because of palestinians in east jerusalem, they don't listen to
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the palestinian authority thank you for joining us two children in india have become the latest victims of rape. a 5-year-old and a 2.5-year-old girl were a.p.a.c. i are tacked in -- attacked in several incidents in the capital. a warning that some might find it difficult to watch. >> a police forensics team worked on site. a crime scene, but with a difference. a child was said to be raped. one of the children have been gang raped. delhi's chief minister arrived at the hospital. where one victim was being treated. >> together we need to create such an environment. where it is not happening now. that means there's some comings,
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and the government is doing everything in its power to prevent such a situation. they need to help women feel safe. we are trying to help them. >> the prime minister should intervene in the matter too. >> reporter: women's groups form to make the capital safer for women and children of all ages express horror and disgust. >> what is happening in delhi. i cannot understand. i met the 2.5-year-old girl in hospital. she has scratch and bite marks. what kind of delhi is this. what kind of animals are these. and on the outskirts of new delhi, a family mourns of death of a teenage daughter. she allegedly committed suicide after being stalked by a group of men. we first went to a police station at night to lodge a complaint. the police did not take any action.
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again, the police distant do anything. >> police say they are now investigating. the families say they kept reporting what was happening to police, but nothing was done. preliminary investigations indicate that the girl had complained of harassment, based on which a case was registered under section 394. a suicide note has been recovered from the girl's bag, in which she spoke about being harassed by the man. >> new laws were introduced after the rape of a student on a bus in 2012. since then the number of rape cases involving women has gone up. >> the brutal attacks shot the millions of people that live in this city. many are asking what other horrors need to happen before re-election is taken to combat sexual violence against women
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and young girls. one of india's prominent human rights lawyers could be taken. >> i tell you nothing will change unless the legislation itself carries. some dignity of the students. i call it a menace. we need to have the most stringent laws in place, and nothing less than the death should be the ultimate punish the of crimes. it should be enough to send the shivers down the perspective. whenever they think of such a crime. >> she added that changing attitudes required leadership on the prime minister an air strikes killed a top commander in syria.
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activists say a man died thursday. it is not clear if that air strike was part of the u.s.-led effort against i.s.i.l. carried out by russia. russia relates a vade that claims to target i.s.i.l. russia began air tricks more than two weeks ago. protesters held a rally. demonstrators say russia's decision to send troops to syria is wrong. the real aim in syria is to help the struggling regime bashar al-assad problems are piling up for syrian refugees, those living in camps in jordan are struggling to get by. after funding led to cut backs. as reported, many with chronic disease lost free medical care.
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>> most syrian refugees in jordan battle against the odds to get treatment. they have been left on their own after the junior tainian government spent. charities stepped in where they can. the cost is being covered at some hospitals. patients have to pay for medication. this man sold everything he own, including his wife's gold jewellery to pay $150 a month for medication. >> aid agencies used to give us assistance, then they cut us off. i swear we'll explode and my children and i cry at night. . >> it's our tragedy, why don't they give us poison to take our
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lives. why don't they give us poison. i swear i think about suicide because i don't know what to do. >> reporter: the war in syria raises concerns about whether there'll be assistance for years to come. this patient needs dialysis a charity or hospital may provide a few sessions. provided on humanitarian grounds. the continuity is not guaranteeing it. the refugees are not legally allowed to work in jordan. >> syrian refugees have been forced to make difficult choices, like spending less on food in order to pay for a family member's treatment. if that's not enough, last month a third of refugees lost food assistance. many living in jordan say they have nothing left here. this 4-year-old has leukaemia. the refugee agency paid for care for a few months before medical care was suspended. her parents are struggling to pay for her treatment. >> sometimes we borrow money, sometimes my husband find work. he uses all the money to pay for treatment.
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that's how we get by, and cannot afford expensive food. >> last month the family lost the little food assistance it had been getting from the world food program. the doctor says she has an 85% chance of healing. in she continues treatment. if they run out of money, all they can do is pray for her 15 migrants died today, trying to reach greece, including eight children. four of the children drowned after their vessel sank off the small island. another four died trying to reach the greek island of lesbos. a turkish coast guard bought their bodies to sure. 23 people from a boat were rescued by a turkish fishing boat. slovenia called in the army to handle an influx of immigrants.
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a bass arrived on the border. most migrants from forced to find a new route to central europe. a german politician was running, was stabbed. a candle light vigil was held. and supporting an independent candidate for mayor. she suffered serious injuries. her assailant was arrested. the election will be held as planned zombies living in cemetery. poverty is so widespread in the philippines, some homeless are using grave site for beds moments scaffolding comes crashing down on crews on the job in houston. >> i think it's being overpromised. the worst thing you can do is
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promise a service later the female viagra goes on sale, with lingering questions about whether it's legally good for
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a witness to a massive scaffolding collapse game forward with this video of the accident. you can see the metal crashing
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down like dominos. it had been set up outside an apartment building under construction in houston, six workers were trapped. all were pulled out alive survivors of nepal's earthquake are relying on the world food program for food and cash handouts. supplies are about to dry up due to a fuel shortage for trucks delivering aid. many victims live in remote areas outside kathmandu. with winter approaching time is running out for them to stock up on supplies. >> reporter: this village in nepal is three hours away in a private vehicle. for people here, it's a day-long journey. when the quake shook in april, no one died here. most of the homes were destroyed. food was always difficult to find in the village. things became worse. generations have endured hardships here. the earthquake is an added one.
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the house cracked. i suppose that's how chipped. we were given some tarpaulin sheets after the quake. we kept maize there. some germinated. some were rotten. we passed a cracked house for storage. >> reporter: without a functioning market there's nowhere to earn money. a few weeks ago they were told they'd get food directly for doing some work for the village. >> the people are here to build a community road. for 40 days of work they were it receive rice and other goods. to last three months to last for the next harvest. for today they will receive the first instalment. despite finishing their share of work, many are yet to get the shrae of food. the workers - the organization has not been able to deliver 260 metric tonnes of food.
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that is because of a fuel crisis in the country. >> the food is in this warehouse for the district. we were on track to distribute it before the major national festival that is starting now. because the supporters have not one drop of diesel left. we have distributed only 40%. >> nepal has 10% of fuel. after a restricted supply of fuel from india. for two months people from many areas have been protesting against nepal's new constitution. india, unhappy with the charter says a deteriorating security situation at the border stopped indian truck drivers delivering food and other essentials. many of the mountainous areas above 2000 metres will be cut off with snow blogging the trails. many victims in these areas were living, under tarpaulin sheets. to survive the winter they'd need more than extra food. >> what needs to happen is
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insulation has to be put in some of these places. some of the higher areas. we have to put in stoves, and deliver thermal blankets and appropriate clothing. to make people ready for the winter. >> reporter: fuel for helicopters is running low. as the country struggles with crisis after crisis, the plight of survivors of the quake is worse tif poon cap u has made landfall in the philippines. there has been mass evacuations. winds are fierce and the surf has gotten rough. the president took to the airwaves to issue a storm warning. it's the first time he's done that since the typhoon two years ago, killing more than 7,000 people. it's estimated 7.5 million will need help after the storm hits. >> in the philippines, some are
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so poor they have to live in the cemeteries. there's so many, some of the cemeteries have daycare centers. they become known as zombies. >> reporter: this cemetery is a final resting place for many that live in the city, the second largest city from the philippines. it may provide a rescue place for the dead. it providesiun for the living. for this woman, her husband and daughters, this is the only place they can afford to live. >> she makes a living from the dead. selling flowers to mourners.
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and helping to seal the new arrivals with cement. on a good day this earnings her over a dollar. >> if it was just one of thousands of philippines who live, work or play or grow old among the mauso lee ums, with one of the fastest populations in asia, lack of affordable housing is trapping many in poverty. it falls to private citizens and organizations to help those that live in the shadows. >> it's so bad. >> they work for the christian aid organization. she nose nearly everyone in the cemetery. to help break up that cycle of poverty a christian aid organization set up daycare
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distress and schools inside the territory. >> it is a small success story, like this 19-year-old that keeps on going. >> when i finish my studies, i want to be a teacher. i want to help children writing, raiding. >> thanks to a programme of low income housing that they helped to create. the family moved from a shack made of plastic to hear. a real house with a roof. indoor plum of course, electricity, and, more importantly, security. she's attending university to become a teacher. in the spare time, volunteers at the school
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it is the last weekend of campaigning for the national elections in canada. next, what is at stake to choose a new prime minister. plus a drug kin pin escapes again. this time from a raid on his hideout. >> next time on third rail... >> the united states looks at israel and contrasts it to the rest of the region. it's not that different from the other countries in the region.
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welcome back to al jazeera america. here is a look at your top stories. israeli officials say four palestinians were shot dead, a fifth wounded in thwarted knife attacks. thousands of palestinians, arabs marched in jerusalem, calling for an end to the waive offa takes that left 42 palestinians and 7 israelis dead. >> in india, two children were the subject of rape attacks. one was five. the other 2.5. some say indians are not doing enough to protect girls or deal with the offenders buses and trains arrived at the boarder with croatia after hungary closed its border with the country on saturday morning, forcing most migrants to go
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through slovenia. >> mexican marines zeroed in on a hideout of a future drug lord this morning. the escaped convict was able to get away and is on the run again. >> joaquin guzman was injured, on one leg. helicopters were forced to turn back after taking fire from el chapo's security forces. he and his accomplices are believed to have fled on a.t.v.s. a hard-fought election is coming to a climax in canada. in two days they'll go to the polls to choose a new prime minister. the endumb bant, stephen harper is seeking a further term but is challenged by a small team. >> reporter: canadians go to the polls on monday in national parliamentary elections, the tightest race for years.
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>> it's the only campaign in canadian history where each of the major parties have been in first or third in the opinion polls, which is unprecedented. >> the main parties are conservative, led by bookish stephen harper, who has been prime minister almost 10 years, running on a low tax, family values and tough security ticket. >> on a good day you get to go home feeling you have lived up to the job. >> it's time for a change in the country. the liberal party headed by justin trudeau. whose good looks are attracting attention. the style has been borrowed from president obama in 2008. real change now. >> this is canada. >> justin is the son of canada's famous prime minister, bee air elliott. oven in the tabloids for a playboy lifestyle. he was considered, but some see
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him as the second lacking authority of the father. >> >> movie reel: for many years i fight for the right... >> there's a lot of people that would rather have a no nonconservative candidate. he is benefitting a huge amount from that. even where people don't have their minds made up about them. and there's an ndp. this is a high-profile candidate. ch is olivia, the party hasn't held office. the party's best known for helping to create the universal health care system. >> my plan is built to last. the campaign centered on tory leader. harper, the second-longest serving prim. he's alienated many canadians. 60% wanting him gone, for
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overstepping his powers. particularly among muslims. they endorse the conservatives. but in a bizarre twist. it said it's time for harper to go. as things stand. the polls are on course for a majority government. conservative harper is in favour of the pipeline and for the trade deal, putting them at odds with a democratic future in the white house. justin trudeau said he would pull the planes, bombing i.s.i.l. targets in the middle east. >> joining me from toronto is a political analyst and consultant. we appreciate your time so much. canadians go to the polls. beyond the obvious question of which name they check off, what
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question is top of mind for most of them? >> i'm sorry, i think we heard it earlier on, which is who is best poised to replace the government. over two-thirds of canadians are looking for change in ottawa. i think that is what has been driving the campaign. earlier on we had the ndp leading in polls. people are assuming they'd be the favourite to win. as momentum built. that vote started to coalesce behind him, as did anyone but the conservative vote. >> with the way the polls have been changing, do you feel it is anyone's race? >> i'm really do, and the polls nationally tell a story where the liberals are anywhere between six and 8% above, but the way the writing is split out. every person that ends of electing a member of parliament.
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the way it works out, the liberals have a lot of ready support, and the conservatives have higher support in rural areas. it will work out to their advantage. it will come down to who gets out the vote strategy itself. >> what role has social issues and religion played in this election so far? >> you know, this election was supposed to be a lot about leadership and the economy. yes, you are right. it ended up being more or less about values and identity issues. and we have seen - the harper conservatives tried to put up the issue wark a niqab, in the public service, in the citizenship service. it ended up backfire. they had an uptake of support, and you have canadians that support taking the citizenship
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out. it ranks loi in the priority list in terms of voters. ultimately justin trudeau seized the moment, and reminded canadians of their values, what kind of country it wanted to be. and what is happening. >> here in the united states we had social issues, but it comes town to the circumstances of the economy. what is that like as well. >> it is. ultimately. i would agree with that. however, this agreement is special only because the vast amount of canadians looking for a change, and any government would be hard pressed to pask for a fourth mandate. i do tend to gree, it's about the economy. this election is a little special, and i think we are looking for a change. more than the economy. >> how important is the voter turn out. who in particular will benefit
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from a high voter turn out? >> the opposition. both the ndp and liberals benefit from a high voter turn out. they released some data, and the advanced polling has seen over 60% in increased turn out as opposed to the last election. what we call the millennial or cell phone generation, they turn up to vote, it could be disastrous for election day. >> thank you for the insight. we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> all right officials at vw conceded that the scandal could cost their jobs. the biggest automaker is considering cutting workers reporting lower card deliverings. they are considering working shorter hours.
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earlier this month the company said it didn't appear that it would affect jobs. it could cost as much as $40 million. they are not the only car-maker facing trouble. hyundai is recalling many cars, including elant ras made in 2010 and 11 and southern artas -- sonatas in 2009 and 2010. salt damage could cause the front coil brings to be damaged. general motors is recalling approximately 3300 pick ups and s.u.v.s. another probably with ignition switches with general motors. with the chevy model. g.m. reached app 900 million
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settlement last month over faulty admissions. in michigan, a family fired a federal lawsuit over a police shooting. devon was shot seven times after he was pulled over for flashing his bright lights. the officer tazed a teenager when he refused to give up a driver's licence. there was a struggle. the confrontation was caught on video as are others. jacob ward looks at the complicated intersection of technology. >> reporter: in the two years he's been driving, in man has been pulled over seven times, only twice for a discernible reason. >> i'm in school. i have two jobs. i recently pulled out. to my own place. i feel like i'm doing the best i
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dan as, you know, for my age are whatever. i had the last person ask did you steal this car. he asked that question. this is a normal traffic stop, why are you asking me that. >> he's telling me that he'll arrest me. >> african-americans are more likely than whites to be pulled over for investigative stops, which are intended not to ticket the driver, but to search the car. american males are 3-times more likely to be pulled over than white counterparts. >> john burris, who cases are made on cellphone footage says it can make the difference in court. >> when cellphones came out. i, myself, used a cell phone. when i was stopped. i would have someone on the phone, i'd tell my wife i'd been placed by a cop or a police officer, and would let it sit
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there. >> reporter: in theory a passer-by can record anything. san francisco has policies about the rights of onlookers to record the police. this officer showed us what he considers the proper distance. if i cross over... >> if you approach me, it's too close, because i have to deal with you. >> reporter: how and when should a driver go for his phone? >> the issue is so knew, no guidelines have been established. >> if the situation is calm, and you want to the record it, absolutely, you can do so by holding the phone with your hands visible. >> my phone is in my pocket. i'd like to record this encounter. >> i have the video going. i'm looking to make sure there's no weapon. >> in cases where reaching for a phone doesn't cause an officer to go for his gun, the phone can become a target. >> at what point can you take
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away the phone. >> if a person is cited for interference, if there's any evidence, we could - we can request it or seize it. >> they are not certain what you should do. >> i have left it up to him. i mean, i have looked at different options. if i were to record, i'd probably put some type of hidden camera in my car. again, because it's not a set law, they can do what they want on this week's episode of "third rail", ali velshi sits down with a former ambassador and middle east negotiator, and they discuss the israel palestine conflict. here is a preview of tomorrow night's episode. >> other like other intifadas, i'm not intauling it a inty forwarda, this doesn't have the same feeling of organization. >> absolutely, it doesn't have
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organization, and you can say that's the good news, that's the bad news, without organization, it means you don't have the same means to address it. you'll have to find a way to create a conflex where those doing society doesn't make sense. they have to have aens of what you lose and what can be gained. >> when you look at a situation, you look at all the years you've been involved in the negotiations, and now you have mahmoud abbas very weakened. he has not held elections, and we know what will happen, his party may not win, hamas may win, and the negotiations get trickier, don't they. >> they do. what you are raising is legitimacy. you can conduct negotiations in a context where they have
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legitimacy, both are capable of making decisions. when you lack legitimacy, you fear making big decisions. >> you can watch the episode of "thi "third rail" tomorrow 6:30 eastern a new product hits the market that could change the lives of thousands of women. >> we have not seen anything that would be as powerful or important since the 1960s, when the pill was introduced. >> female viagra goes on sale. that story is next. later, he was attacked by an 8 foot alligator and lived to talk about
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the so-called female viainga pill goes on sale - it comes with risks. >> it's called the female viagra or pink viagra. it will not be a quick fix in the way the little blue pill works for men. the chemical name is fleur ban sell um and is on sale. some women say it's about time. >> this is a milestone. this is a breakthrough. we haven't seen anything as powerful or important since the
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1960s when the pill was introduced. >> the drug was originally branded. the makers said it enhances a woman's sex drive, when it hampers neurotransmitters in the brain. it is specifically for the 10% of premenopausal women. it helps women suffering hs d.c. >> women take a pill once a day at bedtime. it takes four weeks before a change and eight weeks to feel the full affects and comes with side affects. low blood pressures, nausea and fainting when combined with alcohol. >> i think it's been overpromised. the worse thing we can do is overpromise a service and not deliver. >> this doctor runs a women's health center in beverly hills
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and has patients with sexual function disorders. he claims it's not effective. >> when you look at desire. there was zero improvement in plas eebio. however, when they take a look at, say, the enhancement of the pleasure of the experience, i think that's a nice way to put it, there was an improvement. but there was an improvement with the placebo as well. more with the pill. some with the placebo. as far as desire, zero. >> the federal drug administration rejected the pill in 2010 and 2013 because it didn't show a significant change in women's libido over placebos. on average, women on the drug reported having one more sexually satisfying event per month. critics said the pill was a meade ochre aphrodisiac. it has been promoted as a way
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for women to take control of their sexuality. >> some say the f.d.a. was pressured by a marketing campaign using the argument saying women deserved access to a drug, and a decision was based more on that that evocation. whether it works, the canadian drugs company acquired sprout for $1 billion. sprout is looking to file for approval in canada by the end of this year, and europe in 2016. >> thank you kristen saloomey, good reporting. jonathan betz is looking at what is coming up in the next hour. >> another bloody day, more violence in the middle east. israelis stabbed. palestinians stopped. president obama announced that he's keeping u.s. troops in afghanistan. something, though, that didn't get as much things. the u.s. is sending troops to africa to fight boko haram. we'll look at the military. >> we'll talk to a doctor about new findings in ebola.
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the virus can live longer in men than first believed. even after they appear to be cured. a group of african women appear to be immune do it. >> thank you. looking ford to it. >> hawaii's governor declared a homeless emergency, and will speed up the process of building emergency shelters for individuals and families. hawaii saw a 20% increase in homeless. 7200 homeless people made it number one. >> the way younger generations get their news changed drastically. >> generally would you check your phone every hour, half hour? >> every five minutes. >> next, the rise of the digital age of news.
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stuck in the mud along california's highway 58. >> buried by a mud slide yesterday in the antel open valley north of los angeles. rescue workers are making sure no one is stuck inside the vehicles. it was triggered by nearly two inches of rain in half an hour. something called a thousand year event. sea world is challenging a death blow to the use of killer whales in california. they will fight a ban on breeding orcas in captivity. it places a series of restrictions on sea world in san diego. sea world has been planning to triple the size of the killer whale. >> a surprise attack left a man with serious wounds. doug brown has been visiting his mother when an 8 foot gaiter jumped out of the ground and grabbed his arm. he said he saw the creature, it
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didn't appear to be paying attention, next it had him in his clutches. >> it turned my head and an open mouth coming to me. >> i was going for a swim. i thought it was a discussion at the back of her hand. >> that's mum. she warned him about the gator. he didn't listen. he wanted to fix a broken water pump. listen to her mother is the theme there. >> technology changed how people get the news. everyone has control over what they see and when they see it. it is appealing to a younger audience. >> reporter: in a fast-paced world in journalism student doesn't want to miss a thing. >> generally would you check your phone every hour, half hour? >> every five minutes.
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>> reporter: it's a radically different way of consuming news. even a few years ago. the evening news is tuning in, it's a little outdated. it's a con specific use shift in behaviour. according to the reuters institute of journalism, americans are consuming 74% of news online, 64% on tv, and 23% on newspapers. content producers in the new media world are mindful that the power comes when the millennial generation engages, when they comment on something, jump into a conversation, and ideally pass it along to a friend. what are the people sharing the content. that is the growth. >> even though newspaper boxes are empty, the new business is booming. we are steps away from twitter headquarters, and the opposite
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of the digital news site. >> the world is in competition for each other's attention now. >> tech editor says news consumption evolved with the development of mobile phone apps poking us with information all day long. >> used to be you turned on the tv and the only people to put something on the tv. was c.b.s., abc, now you pick up the phone. anyone can put anything on it. it's a matter of how it gets to you. >> al jazeera is a part of the landscape. the network plus brand is distributed by youtube and facebook. it's racked up more than a billion views. >> success comes from recognising the millennial generation, looking for news that can be consumed on mobile devices. >> show of hands. how many of you have a tv at home. >> in a journalism class filled with millennials, teacher and journalists splairns the
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mentality of an 18-34-year-old, accustomed to news defined by what is trending. meaning what the consumers decide that they are interested in. >> i would rather watch something being produced, that i'm helping to produce, i'm shaping by my opinion. if you ask is that the best way to do news, i'd say no, but i have grey hair. >> reporter: back at aj plus, a meeting to maximise eyeballs on a scory to be published. >> photos, tweets. for all the analysis and strategy, it's simple. grab tangts with a tees -- attention with a teas that pulls her in, and she'll notice. >> if it says something that the government is not telling you, i got to know what that is. >> in a sense, it's a basic formual adating back to tv new -- form ua dating back to tv
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news. it dates back to a generation that wants to hold the information this their hands. keep it here, don't change the channel. the news continues with jonathan betz. >> this is al jazeera america, i'm jonathan betz in new york with the stop stories. more shootings and knife attacks with no end in sight. increased security doing little to stem the violence between israelis and palestinians. >> the country reeling from sexual violence, two children attacked, including a toddler in separate incidents. >> a notorious fugitive el chapo tracked down. officials say he got away again. he's tending more


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