tv Your World This Morning Al Jazeera October 20, 2015 7:00am-9:01am EDT
♪ canada turns to the left ending nine years of conservative rule, the effect of that vote north of the border on politics here in the u.s. waiting for word from joe biden, the vice president leaves everyone guessing will he run for the white house, the signs pointing toward a decision within days. a florida man broken down on the side of the road is shot and killed by a plain clothed police officer and why authorities are now investigating what happened. high level hacking, two of the top security officials said to be the targetss of an alarming cyber breach. ♪ of an alarming cyber breach. ♪
well after nearly a decade of conservative rule canadians overwhelmingly choosing change led by a man that we are going to be hearing from shortly justin trudeau and good morning i'm delve walters. >> and i'm stephanie and 43 trudeau is the second youngest and son of legendary former prime minister peirre and could directly impact the united states and the world and we will have much more on that story just ahead. but first back in this country a new poll today shows donald trump is keeping his lead among republican primary voters, the presidential hopeful ranked number one with 25% of the vote. ben carson is not far behind at 22% and senator marco rubio pushed up to third with 13% support. the department of homeland security says trump and carson have both requested protection
from the secret service, both candidates are known for their controversial remarks and drawing large audiences across the country and when obama was running for president he received protection 18 months before he was elected in office. on the democratic side vice president joe biden is closer to deciding to run for president and al jazeera learned he will announce his decision in two days and the vice president has been sending mixed signals but as david shoe sterreports he has been meeting with supporters. >> reporter: last night in washington vice president joe biden met with his closest political aids and advisors and told they discussed a potential race for the presidential nomination. if biden did make a decision last night or early this morning so far it has not leaked out. several of his strategists have acknowledged in order for the vice president to participate in iowa in a big jefferson jackson dinner with presidential
candidate speeches biden will need to make intentions clear in about 24 hours, furthermore a decision will need to be made soon to meet the filing deadlines coming next week and getting on the caucus requires organizing thousands of signatures. if vice president biden decides to run several supporters believe the news will be leaked out or declared as early as today. starting on wednesday night much of the political world will begin to focus on hillary clinton's testimony on thursday before a house select committee on benghazi and troubles stemming the controversy over her personal e-mail system are the reasons that biden considered challenging her in the first place and members of the house select committee including tray said new revolutions are coming so even if biden is now leaning against the presidential race, strategist believe he will wait and see what happens in
thursday's hearing, the clinton campaign say he is not running and to announce that before thursday. and the idea is it would diminish some hearing's political interest and significance but the significance for clinton and other democrats will ratchet the race and if he seeks the presidential nomination supporters expect a clear signal he is in as early as today. david shoe ster, al jazeera. former virginia senator jim webb says he may quit the presidential nomination and run as an independent and polling in the low single digits and also complained about not getting enough air time speaking at last week's democratic debate and a win for the liberal party in canada and justin trudeau is the new prime minister and john is in canada and what about this dramatic change in lead sip in
canada? >> good morning del and stephanie and in the end it was the tone of the two campaigns and conservatives who have been in power for ten years had a negative and attack ad style campaign and canadians punished them for it and this young man justin trudeau is 43 years old ran a very positive and upbeat and inclusive campaign. here is the influential globe in the newspaper this morning and you can see on the front page there justin trudeau kissing his mom the former first lady of canada because this family has a legacy and his dad was the best known prime minister of canada and he has promised justin trudeau to raise taxes on rich canadians to run a $7 billion u.s. budget deficit over three years and balancing the budget in 2019 to kick start the canadian economy and also to help the middle class to bring them back as well.
now he ran kind of obama 2008 hope and chain style campaign. it was called real change now and now in ten day's time when he finally takes over in ottawa as the 23rd prime minister of canada there is going to be a lot of responsibility on his shoulders because they will look for the hope and change, that real change now otherwise they will punish him in four or five years time when the next election comes. >> okay john how likely is this now to change the relationship between the u.s. and canada? >> well, i mean you have to remember that there are very, very close economic ties between the u.s. and canada. canada is our number one trading partner, more trade goes north than to any other country or any other block in the world. justin trudeau is talking about closer ties with the u.s. and it's difficult to know what that actually means but one thing is for certain his election puts him much closer on environmental issues to the policies by the
president obama. having said that, justin trudeau is in favor of the keystone pipeline and in favor of the trans pacific trade deal signed a couple weeks ago in atlanta and puts him at odds with a democratic administration that might make it in the white house a year in november. clinton or sanders we will have to wait and see. the other thing that he is promising to do is pull canada jets away from the u.s. led coalition which is bombing i.s.i.l. targets this the middle east and this distinct change there, del. >> before i let you go resounding defeat for steven harper and conservative party, what was the reaction? >> prime minister harper we understand now was tipped off many weeks ago this was likely to happen and in his concession speech last night in calgory where his constituency or writing as they call it in canada he was gracious in defeat. take a listen. >> friends, our country is one
of the most enduring democracys in the world today. and today for the 42nd time in 148 years canadians have chosen a national parliament. well tonight's result. >> reporter: so i think at the end of the day when you have been in power for ten years del in the parliamentary democracy they get fed up with your face is a big part of it and steven harper was blamed by canadians for really going too far on the issues of antiterror, the antiterror bill c 51, a big deal in canada and going too far regarding muslim wearing woman and wants them to remove the veil covering their face when they go for canadian citizenship ceremony and canadians didden like it and punished him frm. f.b.i. reports that someone may have hacked the head of the cia and a hacker claims he got into the personal e-mail account
belonging to john brennan, a personal e-mail account linked to home land secure city jeh johnson is compromised and a teen says he did it for policy overseas but it is not confirmed. a 31 year odd man shot by a police officer looking for answers. >> say the man had a weapon but those who knew the young man are not buying it and john henry smith has more. >> this is a big blow. a big blow. >> reporter: as this pray vigil went on in a florida church the drum set sat empty, the man who played it 31-year-old korey jones died sunday, shot dead by a police officer. >> he was a drummer. i mean he worked hard. he was i mean he was everything you needed in a son. >> reporter: jones and his band the future presidents played what would be their final gig sunday night. >> everything seemed normal, corey was completely himself,
shook hands and gave each other high 5 and he left. >> reporter: hours later his car broke down around 2:00 a.m. he called a band mate for help and then he called a tow truck but while he was waiting police say the officer wearing plain clothes and driving the unmarked car stopped to investigate what he believed was an abandon car. police have not released many details but said in a statement the officer who has only been on the force for six months quote was suddenly confronted by an armed subject as a result of the confrontation the officer discharged his firearm, resulting in the death of the subject. police have not said what sort of weapon jones had. jones did have a clean police record but also had a permit for a gun. friends say he was not a violent person. >> i don't understand how anyone could ever perceive corey as a threat whatsoever. he is the most level headed, calm kind of person. >> never got in any trouble. he was actually a very, very
good kid. >> reporter: jones' family and friends say they plan to keep pushing for answers until they know what really happened. >> we just ask for, you know, for the congregation to pray and that we can, you know, get some type of closer to this. >> reporter: and 38-year-old officer has been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation continues the palm beach county sheriff office says that investigation could go on for months. >> john, there is always some type of video these days, is there dash cam video in this case? >> so far they have not released the dash cam video and this officer was in an unmarked car and we don't know the dash cam video exists. another interesting sideline by the way this statement that i read in my piece, since that statement was released the police have taken it down from the website after some negative comments. >> what else do we know about korey jones and relatives quoted in the newspaper said he worked for del ray beach housing.
>> he graduated with business administration and music and he was a mentor and was in my brother's keeper which helped black youth in the area, certainly this guy appeared to be a positive influence. >> that is backed by president obama john henry smith thank you very much. ohio has put executions on hold until 2017 because it cannot replenish its supply of lethal injection drugs. the state struggled to get new drugs or import chemicals from overseas and one state level scrambling since european farm -- pharmaceutical companies and it left the inmate gasping for air in his final moments. prison authorities in parts of brazil have effectively passed control of jails to hand picked inmates, that is one of the revelation from a new report by
human rights watch and says prisons in the state are so over crowded and out of control employees give hand picked inmates the keys and some cells built to hold six men are holding 50 and majority are still waiting trial. oscar pistorious is out of jail and under house arrest and also known as the blade runner was released from a south african prison late monday and will serve out the rest of his sentence in husband uncle's house and less than a year in jail for shooting his girlfriend. >> the family is happy oscar is home but his sentence continues and that is the key point here. his sentence is not shortened and has not been reduced and continues to serve his sentence as per the sentence handed down by the trial judge. pistorious had been sentenced to five years in prison for man slaughter and they heard from prosecutors and
stoon steenkamp's family and the house is described as a three-story mansion. a wet day for people living in the southwest and let's talk about a front to the northeast and extreme new england and more coming up, in the next half hour and what is probably our biggest troublemaker for the next couple of days in a broad area of low pressure sitting over the southwest with a front and you can see what was tapping into moisture from the pacific and all of that coming together, we do actually have a slight risk of strong storms with that today with wind and hail being a threat and cannot rule out an isolated tornado and more than that the fact over the next couple of days we get a lot of rain out of this so today that is kind of centered over parts of new mexico and looking a little bit more of that and slowly drifting its way more eastward over the next couple of days so i would say texas really gets the core of this.
this puts it in motion for the next three days and northern parts of texas wouldn't rule out four, five, six inches total and some of that moisture eventually starts to move its way in the mid was west a little bit more not the only feature bringing moisture today and a front in the northeast and really moving more through the great lakes but could bring the next round even for snow in the nor northern part of the country. >> we know texas could use the rain and thank you. what has become almost a daily event in resent days a palestinian man shot and killed today after stabbing an israeli soldier during a protest in the occupied west bank and they were outside of hebron following the arrest of 35 palestinians by israeli authorities, more protests are planned across the west bank later today. al jazeera's carl pen hall is live for us in jerusalem, carl, good morning, what else do we know about the latest stabbing
attack? >> reporter: well stephanie a number of incidents, in fact, a report in the hebron area and the one you mentioned during protests west of hebron and that almost sits on the green line, the generally recognized border between the occupied west bank and israel. there were violent protests there and according to the israeli military one of the protesters tried to stab an israeli soldier and was then shot in the head. what makes it a little bit different from other incidents of this kind is that it seems that at the point that protester was shot then crowds of fellow protesters surged forward and were able to grab his body and take it back to an ambulance belonging to the palestinian red crescent, often what happens in these kind of scenarios is israeli authorities will get an attacker's body and withhold it
for many days before it can be prepared for burial and also in hebron another significant incident south of hebron the israeli authorities are reporting there a 50-year-old israeli settler was run down and killed by a car and no further details of who may have been driving the car but again deaths on both the palestinian side and on the israeli side in the hebron area and can only surely go and fuel the flames of this violence, stephanie. >> carl, another development the u.n. secretary-general is set to arrive in the region shortly, what are his aims? >> well, his first initial aim will be to meet with the prime minister benjamin netanyahu. we also understand that he is continuing his visit tomorrow as well and we expect him then to meet abas in the occupied west bank city of ramallah and put out a five-minute video message ahead of the visit to try and
prepare the way. once again he is reit -- reiterating a two-state solution and says extremist on both sides trying to stir the violence and urging israelis and palestinians to seek nonviolent way and one hand he is talking about the palestinians and say i understand frustration but violence is not the way but on the other hand saying we understand your security concerns but, you know, just cracking down is not the way either, we have to leave violence aside and look for political solutions and the question is anyone going to be listening to him. >> that is the question and carl is in jerusalem and thank you. top military officer is in iraq this morning and head of joint chiefs of staff and joseph is there to get a report on i.s.i.l. and down played russia expanding air strikes against i.s.i.l. into iraq. iraq's prime minister previously
said it would welcome russia participation in air strikes and the first trip to the region since taking the top military job earlier this month. 45 people killed in a series of russian led air strikes in syria according to the observatory for human rights and the costal province has been the key target for the russian campaign and rights group saying the dead inclusive yanukovichs and a rebel commander. russia said the air strikes were designed to target i.s.i.l. fighters. still ahead stemming the tide of refugees. >> slovania charging laws to make it easier for police there to guard the border. challenging the status quo, students at ole miss university voted to whether fly the state flag, a flag that features a confederate symbol.
slovania dealing with a surge in asylum seekers from croatia. >> migraines stranded for days have been allowed to pass through and saying it could soon deploy the army to guard the border to limit the influx of refugees. >> eased restrictions on the border between serbia and croatia and where al jazeera is and these countries had a daily quota for refugees and are they dealing with more than they expected at this point? >> well, stephanie, it's hard to say. actually croatia said that it's possible to receive 10,000 refugees per day and interior minister who is here actually
came over from the capitol to the refugee camp on the east of the country, he said that croatia can accept 10,000 people per day, 5,000 they can hold here in the camp and 5,000 they should send to the western european countries. but the only way to go there is to close the borders for refugees is the slovania and they said they can accept only 1 1/2 thousand people per day so if you just count the numbers you can see that problems are on the sight. croatia constantly sending refugees to slovania by buses and trains from here from this camp but there are 2 1/2 thousand people right now at the border between croatia and serbia ten miles away from this place and they need to empty this camp which already consists of around 3,000 people in order
to receive all the refugees which are waiting on croatia and serbia border to enter the country. >> with send troops and police to the border you have to wonder how long they will continue to allow refugees to flow through. how are they coping with the circumstances, we are watching the pictures, it is cold and rainy and windy, how are they coping with these circumstances? >> well, it's a very hard to cope with the circumstances and i'm shaking so you can only imagine how all the refugees can handle the situation. it's quite cold and actually ten degrees celcius and it's cold and people coming from warmer countries and simply not prepared for this kind of weather. so i was inside the camp a couple of hours ago and they are all covered with blankets and
some of them are coming on foot only in socks so it's a muddy and wet ground and you can only imagine how it is for all these especially for women and children to cope with this situation. they were given food and drinks inside the camp, also they can receive medical assistance if they need it and many of them actually need it. and some of them are transferred to a nearby hospital where they can receive medical help and they are staying here a couple of hours and then since i already mentioned that thousands of people are awaiting to enter croatia they are just transferred further to slovania with buses and trains. >> from there they continue their desperate journeys and on the croatia-serbia border and thank you. ron redman the spokesman for the u.n. high commission for the refugees for the baltic region and joins us from athens and ron i understand the situation is getting worse, what are the new
numbers about the refugees arriving in greece via sea? >> that's right, del, since the beginning of this year more than 500,000 people have come across the narrow waterway between turkey and greek islands in the east. we passed that half million mark overnight. the total now just arriving in greece since the beginning of the year is over 502,000. so the numbers are enormuos and winter is coming and borders are threatening to close and more and more coming across the islands and leading to tragedies and some deaths. >> i want to talk about the deaths "new york times" reporting that 71 migrants sophisticated in the refrigeration compartment of a truck, surely these stories are
coming back to the people that are trying to escape and yet they continue to come, how bad are the conditions in syria that they would risk their lives once they crossed the mediterranean? >> that's exactly right. the dangers that people face in syria are carefully balanced against the dangers that they faced on this route dealing with smugglers, with traffickers and unscrupulous people and choose to make this very dangerous journey. the situation in syria itself has gone from bad to worse, i talk to refugees everyday about the situation there. they can't stay because they say their family is in danger. they have lost all income. their children are no longer in school. there is no healthcare available. and even in the surrounding countries like lebanon and jordan where you have got millions of refugees, those
governments are also overwhelmed. lebanon for example, the refugee population makes up 25-30% of their entire population and those refugees are not getting any help either to stay there longer so they are on the move as well. >> ron redman for us in athens, greece and thank you very much, the numbers are terrible and yet we see the conditions where the people are freezing. >> and to ron's point i heard reported that some refugee camps are in such dire straights some syrians are going back to syria and making the dangerous return journey to a dangerous country. separated for decades and now reunited by only for a few hours. >> talk about the emotional reunions being made nearly 60 years in the making. the trial that is out of a movie the good fella for one of the most infamous crimes in this nation's history.
>> time to take a look at today's top stories. canada embracing a new liberal future, liberal leader justin trough do with a stunning victory over long time conservative leader stephan harper, sweeped into office on promises of taxing the rich and improving the economy. >> candidates are closely watching joe biden today. al jazeera learned that the vice president could soon decide whether to launch a presidential run. he met last night with some of his closest advisers at his official washington residence. >> demanding answers in connection with a police killing of a man whose car broke down. he was shot in palm beach gardens. police say he pulled a weapon on the officer who stopped to check on the car. the police department has launched its own investigation. that car was unmarked. >> more debate today over public
displays of the confederate flag. the county voted against displaying the flog over its courthouse. >> old miss will vote whether to display the flag over its campuses. >> in recent days, the debate turned into a shouting match over the vote to take down the state flag at old miss. hundreds of students and faculty members have urged the university of mississippi to stop flying the flag that features the confederate symbol. an on line petition with more than 200 signatures ask people to rise up and push back on political correctness and support the state flag. mississippi has been asked to change the design in the past, a call echoed by old miss. the college writes in a statement:
>> old miss is now taking steps to get rid of the confederate symbol fooling the deadly shooting at the church in south carolina. those defending the flag say it represents southern heritage. >> i'm proud of my family, and i'm proud of being in the u.s. and having of the freedom to display whatever flag i'm allowed to display. >> opponents see the flag as a symbol of white surprise as i and slavery. in july, the legislature voted to remove it strom the state grounds. a month earlier, texas removed a statute of confederate president jefferson davis. schools were suspended for wearing clothing with a confederate flag, a violation of the school's dress code. the state of virginia has mate it illegal to drive with a
confederate license plate, moat wrists given time to remove their plates. >> a judge made it illegal to drive with those plates as of november 17. >> it's amazing how quickly the tide has changed on the confederate flag debate. >> in virginia, the b.m.v. sent out replacement plates, less than 200 people have changed it so far. some sent it back saying no thanks. if they are stopped by police, they face a miss demeanor charge. >> some believe the flag somehow represents their heritage. >> they are selling them on ebay, by the way. thank you very much. >> planned parenthood is vowing to fight the latest effort to defund it. monday, officials in texas barred the group from receiving medicaid money. hours earlier, louisiana was ordered to continue funding plant parent hood through a leal
dispute. the movement of both states follows the release of secretly recorded video showing workers discussing feet tall tissue. >> queen elizabeth is welcoming china's president, the first state president by a chinese president there in 10 years. take a look at that image. you are looking live at some of the what we call pomp and circumstance welcoming president xi to the united kingdom. a spokeswoman for the prime minister says nothing is off the table in this week's talks. we are live outside the houses of parliament in london. what is on president xi's schedule today? >> well, we're seeing those pictures, enjoying a very lavish welcome, a carriage ride with the queen and duke of edinborough to buckingham palace where he and his wife will stay
tonight. he is given the rare honor of addressing both houses of parliament. he'll have private meetings with some members of the royal family and meeting with the object significance labor leader. mr. corbin promised he will bring up china's poor record on human rights. that could be an awkward encounter i think the government was hoping to avoid. in the evening, back to buckingham pam lass where the queen is hosting ingrain door. all but one will be there, prince charles is staying away. there's been no official reason given for that, but we do know that he is a long time friend and supporter of the dalai lama. a big ceremony to kick off this visit, after which they'll sit down to discuss why china was really invited here, to invest big in britain. >> on the business of the business of running country, what else is going to be on the table in these talks this week?
>> >> britain is looking for multi-billion dollars deals ting struck, high speed rail to technology and investment in education and financial sectors. that is what britain needs from china and that is why they've had this all out charm offensive to woo them. china are looking for a closer english speaking ally in europe, which could allow them greater access to transatlantic field in the future. they like the way britain has broached the issue of human rights, bringing it up behind closed doors rather than making big public announcements, but that's an approach that's been a little bit too subtle for rights groups here. it's a relationship developing, hopefully a special one that that's what they're wanting, but it could be a very unequal one.
>> thank you very much. >> during president xi's visit to washington less than a month ago, the u.s. and china cut a deal preventing cyber attacks on private industry. a new report said chinese hackers are still at it. crowd strike says it tracked multiple attacks on american companies since the deal was announced. the targets include pharmaceutical and tech companies. >> hundreds of screen families have begun this morning meeting with relatives in the north. it is the first time some of them have seen each other for 60 years. al jazeera's harry fossett was there for the emotional union. >> after waiting, suddenly everything is a russia. if the 15 years these reunions have been happening, they developed their slightly chaotic routine. the sense of expectation are everywhere, as are extraordinary personal stories. here's just one.
not even seven months married and three months pregnant when her husband left for military training 75 years ago, he never returned. we met her when she arrived for registration. >> back then, we were only just married. we haven't even called each other darling, not even once. >> her now 64-year-old son, desperate, he said to experience his first embrace with both his parents. >> when i was first informed, it was a sense of now i have a father, he's alive. it was a feeling of pride. >> before the meetings came the formalities of border immigration, the frustration for the more than 60,000 applicants still waiting on the southern side alone is that the system exists for all of this to happen more regularly. it all dependency on the political climate between the koreas. >> 66,000 remain. abou30,000 are willing to meet h
other. we try our best to make it a regular reunion. >> the long wait is nearly over. soon they'll meat family members from whom they've been separated for more than 60 years. they'll meet them six times, two hours each time. on thursday, they'll come home, it will all be over, almost certainly forever. al jazeera, on the southern side of the interkorean border. >> chicago's mayor funding local buy backs governor guns. three people were killed in weekend shootings, one was a 3-year-old boy, whose 6-year-old brother accidentally shot him in the face with their father's gun. that now brings the total number of gun deaths this year to 344, with more than 2,000 people wounded. that's on the track to surpass 2014 when 343 people were killed in gun crimes that year. >> it is the robbery made famous by the movie goodfellas.
after cash and jewels were stolen from new york's busiest airport, the trial of a notorious gangster is underway. we have more on the accusations he faces. >> it is the organized crime kaymer immortalized in the mob masterpiece goodfellas. >> these are the guys jimmy put together for what turned out to be the biggest heist in american history, the love to answer is . a gang of armed robbers made off with $5 million in cash and another million dollars in jewelry from a love to answer is
a building. the van was found, but not the robbers, that was according to the code of silence. >> almost from the start, the authorities knew who did it, and how it was done. the problem was getting actually finding them and convicting them. >> cracks in that once sacred code have led to the day in court. witnesses against him include several former mobsters, even his cousin, now cooperating with the government. monday, prosecutors called him a gangster through and through, a man who lived a long life of crime. >> one, there were a lot of snitches, people started owning up. they were getting they say dropping a dime. at that time, that's all it took to make a telephone call. the f.b.i. and police were
getting a lot of dropped dimes on who was involved. >> his defense team calls the government witnesses untrustworthy turn coats, telling jurors when necessary they'd lie to each other and they'd lie to save themselves, once a liar, always a liar. among other crimes, including arson, extortion and racketeering, he is accused of helping strangle a suspected informant to death with a dog chain in 1969. his partner in that grisly murder, jimmy, the gent burke, played by robert deniro in goodfellas. the real burke died in prison in 1996. >> most of the people involved in the case were killed, bumped off, or died a natural death. he's one of the last survivors. longevity in the long run did him in. >> the obama administration said
80 companies have reduced carbon emissions. it is part of a push by the white house to show progress ahead of international climate talks later this year in paris. the u.s. is one of the world's largest producers of carbon emissions. >> justin true do extinguished himself from prime minister stephan harper on that issue. while harper lobbied the obama administration to approve the key stone x.l. pipeline, true do focused on the need to cut emissions. with his party in charge, climate activists hope canada takes more of a lead on cap and trade and is more virally conscious when approving new oil pipelines. paul bledsoe with the climate change advisor in the clinton administration joins us from washington to talk about this. good morning. harper is called one of the bad boys of climate change, missing emissions change targets, for
example. how big is this victory when it comes to the climate change issue? >> i think that the harper loss, combined with the abbot loss in australia a few months ago sends a signal that anti climate change action stances are losing political strategies, even in western countries that are rich in fossil fuel resources. the political tide is clearly turning against those who will not take serious action on climate change and the voters are speaking. >> australia and canada combined represent only about 3% of climate emissions total globally, are these victories more symbolic than anything? >> well, those are the emissions they burn domestically, but canada has very large deposits
of oil sands, seeking to export to the united states and elsewhere. the australians have some of the largest coal reserves in the world that they're seeking to export. these are still very fossil fuel rich countries who have taken less than totally responsible positions regarding climate change action when their countries had conservative governments. i think that republicans in the united states had better be on the lookout for the climate change issue in 2016. i think that voters are increasingly -- have little patience with politicians who are not willing to take action to deal with climate change. >> as you say, canada is one of the top 10 emitters, also one of the top five oil producing nations, but it's also very oil dependent. when it comes to key stone x.l. and the oil sands in alberta, described as a particular polluting form of extraction, how is true do really different from harper? >> well, we'll have to see.
a lot of people believe that there was an opportunity for harper to do a number of other things related to greenhouse gas emissions in canada to foster a deal on the key stone xl pipeline, but the attitude of harper was always rather intransigent on the pipeline. it's pretty clear that true do is going to take a much broader approach to climate change and canada's role in international discussions and in bilateral work with the united states and the obama administration. i look for true do administration to take a wide range of actions rewarding climate change, and that may or may not involve changing the deal on key stone. >> paul bread sow, really appreciate your insights on this issue this morning. thank you. >> here in the u.s., a different type of claims change. it is getting colder, nicole mitchell actually talking snow again?
>> yes, a couple days away and in the meantime a warmup, there's a balance there. there's some hope in that forecast. in fact, this is versus yesterday, this is the temperature change, not the current temperatures. you can see 10, 20, even 30 degrees warmer than yesterday. this morning, much milder up and down the coastline, more 40s and close to 50. cold air sinking southward, atlanta is 43. a couple spots close to the freezing mark. we have frost advisories this morning, but not the widespread freeze like yesterday. temperatures are on their way up, 40's and 50s into the 60's, the midwest was already pretty warm, ahead of that next system in the southwest that i've been talking about. the chance for the snow, there's that frontal boundary well to the north and moisture along it, so this is parts of new england, extreme parts of maine as we get probably wednesday night into
thursday. there could be a couple of temperatures that drop. this is that forecast for that thursday morning, northern parts of main could see some of that come in the form of snow. we are getting to that time of year, but not looking bad for most place. by then, the rest of the region is mostly in the 60's and 70's. you can put the jacket away at least brief live the next few days. >> the philippines army and police still looking for trapped villagers today. the death toll is rising in the aftermath of typhoon kappu, unleashing flash flooding and mudslides. roads and communications cut off in a lot of regions there. tens of thousands of people are homeless. at least 10 people are dead from the storm. >> japan's health ministry announced this morning a man has rapidly progressing leukemia. the government confirmed it is related to his work at
fukushima. workers closed the plant after it was severely damaged in a 2011 assume and earth. >> a job posting is an ad for a nursing position in suburb new york city. one job requirement i have the says there, no haitians. the ad was published by interim health care, inc. in a weekly newspaper. the president has apologized, said she is reviewing how the ad was approved for publication. >> a nurse is a nurse. >> poisoned by poachers. >> the front in the difficult battle trying to protect elephants in zimbabwe from being approached for their ivory. >> advanced tickets for star wars selling at lightning speed, though it won't hit theaters for months.
now met one of his biggest supporters going to strong my night at the white house. he met and spoke with president obama. >> he joined astronaut, scientists, astronomers and engineers for a night of science and star gazing. he is the high school freshman arrested last month after taking his homemade clock to school. his teacher thought it looked like a bomb. >> in attendance, a person from pope county florida was arrested in 2013 and expelled from high school. this is after her science experiment, a volcano malfunctioned. she attended nasa space camp and now is a student at florida poly tech university. >> poaching is devastating zimbabweed elephant population. officials say poachers using poison to kill the elephants for their tusks. we have more. >> >> more than 40 years old, somehow she got separated from her herd and joined this group of buffaloes.
because of her size, she appears to be in charge. other elephants in the parks and game preserves aren't safe from poachers. criminal syndicates have been putting cyanide in water and salt licks eaten by elephants. their tusks fuels a multi-billion dollars industry. it's a devastating blow for people on the front line trying to protect wildlife. >> you've got to be optimistic. if you are down and out and not optimistic, you shouldn't be in the industry. it's not a great picture that's out there, but we remain positive in the fact that we will keep on fighting and keep protecting. doesn't matter what it sakes. i'm not prepared to give up. we've gone, you know, we've been on the very long tough journey so far, and there's no way we can stop. >> some poachers caught or killed fighting park rangers, but wildlife officials say it's hard to stay one step ahead of the poachers. >> we need now to get into
applying sophisticated strategies to take down some of these poachers so, the use of drones and aircraft is something that we are moving towards. drones, appreciate also that we have a porous border. on the zimbabween side and botswana. this is where most of the poachers do come from. >> national parks say there isn't enough money to cope with the nationwide spike in cyanide poisoning cases. the tourism industry is affected. >> some of the money from tourism helps pain the rangers, feeds these animals and tries to improve security in the area to protect these elephants. >> the cyanide poison doesn't discriminate. all animals are vulnerable.
making it more of a challenge for rangers is poachers seem to target a few animals at a time, possibly to avoid detection. al jazeera, zimbabwe. >> so sad. well, there is proof this morning that the force is strong. huge demand for presale tickets ahead of the new star wars film crashing websites overnight. ♪ >> the force. >> this is a new trailer for the star wars, the force awakens, that debuted last night. hours earlier advance tickets went on sale. many fans had a hard time getting them. >> several websites crashed, overwhelmed by the curb of orders. we'll be back with two minutes. arrested. >> i know that i'm being surveilled. >> people are not getting the care that they need. >> this is a crime against humanity. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> when do we want it? >> now.
to the visit trying to bring israeli and palestinian leaders together. >> investigating a deadly police shooting in florida, family members don't understand why a man died waiting phon a tow truck. >> good morning, welcome to your world this morning. i'm del walters, stephanie sy is on assignment. canada is bracing for major changes that could directly affect the united states. voters elected new leaders for the first time in a decade. justin trudeau and his party pulling or a stunning victory over steven harper. >> canadian's from all across this great country sent a clear message tonight. it's time for a change in this country, my friends, a real change. [ cheers and applause ] >> if he looks young, he is. at just 43, he becomes the
second youngest prime minister in canadian history. he's the son of legendary former prime minister pierre trudeau. what his government does will directly affect the u.s. canadian relationship. we are live in washington this morning. >> good morning. >> a little further to the left, what type which promises did justin trough demake. >> it came down lots of attack ads and a huge stop harper campaign. i think the stop harper campaign voters simply found a home in one of the two opposition parties here around it turned out to be the liberals who benefited. they have a 14 seat majority in the house of commons on capitol hill. look at this newspaper here now
on parliament, rather in ottawa. look at this newspaper here, it's the unfly enshe will globe and mail. here is justin trudeau kissing his mom. he will raise taxes on the richest canadaens. to use that money in the next three years to kickstart the recession bound canadian economy and also help the middle class. he ran this very positive, very open, very moving forward progressive campaign, but now he's going to have to deliver on those policies or the canadian people will push him in four or five years time the way they punished harper. >> he was a former snowboard instructor before getting into politics. the obama administration clashing at times with prime minister harper. how does this affect the relationship between the u.s.
and canada? >> the first time he came to prominence in this country, justin trudeau was in a boxing match. he had a boxing match with another prominent member of parliament and he absolutely floored the other guy, just wiped him out. canadians remember him because of that. stephan harper always pushed back on environmental issues, so whenever there was a clash there with the obama administration right there for you, harper says policy was always to say whatever the environmental issue, it's bad for canadian jobs. he's now punished for that. going forward, there may be areas of disagreement. one things to rewarding the new prime minister elect, he's much more on the same page with president obama on environmental issues, so the paris-u.n. environmental summit is likely to be a lot for successful from the north american point of view than otherwise. despite that, the new prime minister elect trudeau supports
the key stone pipeline and in far of the t.p.p., the transpacific partnership signed only in atlanta, georgia a couple of weeks ago. that would put him at odds for future leadership in the white house. prime minister trudeau is talking about pulling canadian jets away from the u.s. coalition currently bombing isil targets in the middle east. those are areas of differences down the road. >> adds new meaning to the term boxing day. thank you very much. >> more protests in the opened west bank today after israel soldiers shot and killed a palestinian man. he stabbed an israeli soldier outside hebron. protestors gathered following the overnight arrest of 35 palestinians by israeli authorities. al jazeera is live in jerusalem. carl, what else do we know about this latest stabbing attack? del, that came within the
context of protests going on around the town west of the town of hebron. it's pretty much on the green line, the generally recognized border between the occupied west bank and israel. during those protests, the israeli military tells us a palestinian man approached a soldier and tried to stab him. the soldier shot the protestors. eyewitnesses say that he was shot in the head. what makes this case at different, however, is that then protestors appeared to surge forward and that they recovered the body and were able to take it back to the palestinian red crescent ambulances. often what happens in these cases of stabbing attacks is that the israeli authorities see seizes a body and refuses to return it to the family for burial. the protestors managed to get the body. south of the city, as well, in another incident, israeli authorities tell us an israeli man, a settler 50 years old was
hit by a vehicle, either a car or a truck, and he was killed in that incident. again, the deaths of palestinians and israelis in the hebron area can do little else but fuel this current round of violence, del. >> we're hearing that u.n. general secretary ban ki-moon will arrive today. >> the u.n. secretary general has got a meeting planned for this evening with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. we expect that tomorrow, he will head off into the occupied west bank to ramallah to meet with palestinian president mahmoud abbas. he called on all sides to try to resolve their differences peacefully and by political means and not through violence.
he's on the one hand saying to the palestinians that he understands their frustration, and at the same time, appealing to israelis saying yes, i also understand your needs for safety and security, telling them all this is not the way and once again reiterating the beyond nations commitment to a two-state solution. when ban ki-moon comes here, the question is will anybody be listening to him or locked in a cycle of violence that is going to spiral up and up. that is where israeli president benjamin netanyahu's comments come in just moments ago, once again talking, sounds like right now, he's on a continuous loop once again, hitting the same talking points, blaming the palestinian leadership for inciting the violence and then typically what the palestinian leadership will do is respond blaming the israeli occupation for being the core issue in this round of violence, del. >> carl, thank you very much.
>> just off this trip to israel, america's top military officer is in iraq this morning to get an update on the fight against isil. he down played russia expanding airstrikes against isil into iraq. iraq's prime minister once said that he would welcome russian participation in those airstrikes. this is general done poured's first visit after taking the top spot in the military this month. >> 45 killed in a series of russian led airstrikes inside syria according to the observatory for syrian rights. the rights group says the deaths include civilians and a rebel commander. russia also saying the strikes were designed to target isil fighters. >> slovenia saying it will deploy border guards to stop migrants and refugees. many are traveling north through the country to the rest of europe this morning. this is another route into europe since hungary sealed its
borders. thousands are stuck in southern europe and europe asking slovenia to accept more people. >> croatia said it's possible to receive 10,000 refugees per day. the interior minister who is here actually, came to this refugee camp, he said that croatia can accept 10,000 people per day, 5,000 they can hold here in the camp, and 5,000 they should send towards western european countries. the only way to go there since hungary has closed its borders for refugees is the slovenia. slovenia said that it can accept only 1.5000 people per day. if you just count those numbers, you can see that problems are on the sides, croatia is constantly sending refugees to slovenia by
buses and trains from here, from this camp, but there are 2.5000 people right now at the border between croatia and serbia, 10 miles from this place. they need to empty this camp in order to receive the refugees waiting on the croatia-serbian border. >> more than 600,000 people, mostly syrians reaching europe so far this year. >> the f.b.i. looking into reports that a teen abler may have hacked the head of the c.i.a. he said he got into the personal email accounts that belong to john brennan, the personal email camp linked to home land security jay johnson appears to have been compromised. the teen said he did it to protest u.s. foreign policy overseas.
>> joe biden could be closer to deciding if he is going to run for president. aljazeera america learning he will likely announce his decision within the next two days, possibly sooner. the vice president has been sending mixed signals, but he has been meeting with potential supporters. al jazeera's david shuster has more. >> last night in washington, vice president joe biden met with political aids. if biden did make a decision last night or early this morning, so far, it has not leaked out. several biden strategists announced in order for him to participate this weekend in iowa in a big jefferson-jackson dinner featuring presidential candidate speeches, biden will need to make his intentions clear within about 24 hours. furthermore, a decision will need to be made soon in order to meet the first filing deadlines coming next week. getting on the ballot in some caucus and primary states
requires organizing thousands of signatures. if vice president biden decides to run, several supporters believe that the news will be leaked out or declared as early as today. starting wednesday night, much of the political world will focus on hillary clinton's testimony thursday in front of a house select committee on benghazi, clinton's troubles stemming from that attack in libya, including the controversy over her personal email system is the only reason biden has considered challenging her in the first place. members of the house select committee have said that new revelations are coming. even if biden is now leaning against the presidential race, strategists believe he will wait and see what happens in thursday's hearing. the clinton campaign said he is not running. the significance for clinton and other democrats will ratchet
higher if biden enters the race, and if joe biden is going to seek the democratic presidential nomination. spouters expect a clear signal that he's in as early as today. david shuster, al jazeera. >> also this morning, former senator jim webb of verge may quit the race for the democratic presidential nomination and run as an independent. >> families of a 31-year-old man shot and killed by police are now looking for answers this morning. police say the man had a weapon, but those who knew him just aren't buying it. al jazeera's john henry smith has more. >> it's a big blow, a big blow. >> as this prayer vigil went on in a florida church, the drum sat empty. the man who played them, 31-year-old cory jones died sunday, shot dead by a police
officer. >> he was a drummer. i mean, he worked hard. he was, i mean, he was -- he was everything you needed in a son. >> jones and his band, the future presidents played what would be their final gig just after mid night sunday. >> everything seemed normal, cory was completely himself, shook hands, gave each other high fives and he left. >> hours later, jones' car broke down. he called a band mate for help and then called a tow truck. while he was waiting, police say an officer stopped to investigate what he believed was an abandoned car. police haven't released many details but said in a statement the officer, who's only been on the force for six months was suddenly confronted by an armed subject. as a result of the confrontation, the officer discharged his firearm resulting in the death of the subject. police have not said what sort of weapons jones had.
jones had a clean police record but also had a permit for a gun. friends say he was not a violent person. >> i don't understand how anyone could ever perceive cory as a threat whatsoever. he's the most level headed calm kind person. >> he never got in any trouble. he was actually a very, very good kid. >> jones's family and friends plan to keep pushing for answers until they know what really happened. >> he just acts for the -- we just ask for the congregation t. june the investigation could go on for months. >> when we talk about these investigations now, dash cam videos so important. >> no dash cam video has been reds. the officer was driving an unmarked car. we don't know that the dash cam video exists at this point. >> the family quoted this
morning saying that this young man worked for the county. >> that's right. that's right. i think he was an appraiser of property and also he was a graduate of the university of akron with degrees in business administration and in music. he was a mentor. he mentored in an organization called my brother's keeper. >> the white house initiative. >> exactly. certainly he is someone who much of his life was trying to do good work. >> john henry smith, thank you very much. >> switching gears and talking weather. the southwest u.s. expecting severe weather this morning. nicole mitchell has been tracking that. any storms we're talking about? >> it will probably be later into today, but today through the next few days is the best chance for strong storms. a lot of the country fairly quiet. we have a front near the great lakes that will impact parts of the new england. look at this broad area through the west. you can see some moisture coming in from the pacific enhancing all of that. that upper level loaf that's
spinning everything through will occasionally bring heavy showers. today probably the better chance, wind and hail the primary risk and most centered around new mexico, couldn't rule out an isolated tornado. the bigger risk is days of rain. already for today again, some of the heavier rain, new mexico moving into colorado, but the entire area gets those chance for rain and this will migrate eastward. if you add up the next three days, i would say north texas into oklahoma, that would be kind of the core where we could get four, five, six inches of rain and more spreads into the midwest as well. that's something we'll watch the next couple of days. i also mentioned in addition to this, that chance around the great lakes. that could even include a little snow. i'll have more on that coming up in the next half hour. >> nicole, don't like that mention of snow. thank you very much. >> after spending decades apart. families in south korea entered north, families meeting there with relatives for the first
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into the north. more than 65,000 people from south korea now on the waiting list just to get the chance to do what you're seeing right now. >> joining us from washington is korean american documentary filmmaker annabel park. thanks for being with us. is there a political reason behind these reunions? we really haven't seen relations between north and south improve, so is it too skeptical to think this is more about optics and p.r. than the families themselves? >> i think there's probably a difference between north korean government and south korean government. i think the south korean government would probably love to see more of these reunions, because it is humanitarian. for north korea, it's probably a bargaining chip of some kind and that there are negotiations taking place behind the scenes that, you know, we don't generally know the details of.
i will say that for many of us watching this tableau of people reuniting like this, i can tell you that we're always hoping that this is a sign this could lead toward reunification of the peninsula. that is -- yes, uh-huh? >> we should point out that even with the reunions, while we're seeing these joyous reunions, there are restrictions. in some cases, they only get to visit for two hours. is it a bargaining chip? >> well, i think there are two hours over three days, so they do have some time together, but there are all kinds of restrictions on what they can bring and what they can talk about, so it is kind of highly controlled situation, but even being able to look at your family members that you haven't seen in 60 years is enough for people to think this is a fulfillment of a lifetime
desire, and a person knows something about that, because my family has been divided because of the korean war. my grandfather was taken at the outbreak of the korean war, along with thousands of other intellectuals in korea, and so we had always longed for some kind of connection with our grandfather and we absolutely know nothing about what happened to him after the war, so longing, always having that in the back of our minds that maybe one day, we'll reunite, maybe one day, we'll find out something about my family, and that is something that -- yeah. >> before i let you go then, take us inside the minds of those you are seeing right now on your screen, what must they be thinking. what would you be thinking if you were one of the lucky 400? >> i would be thinking that why have we been separated like this for 60 years.
some people live only less than an hour away from each other. korea seoul is 35 miles from the 38th parallel. you have families separated by miles who know nothing about each other and how they've been living, whether they are now alive. for these families just to see each other is like a miracle, and so, you know, i think another thing is for a lot of us, we would love to see an actual peace treaty, because korea is still in a state of war. there was only an armistice signed. this is something we can all work towards, not just people in korea, not just korean americans, but people around the world, it's a call for a peace treaty, so that peninsula's no longer in a state of war so that we could work toward reunification of the country. that is inevitable. it will happen one day. whether or not we plan for that,
whether or not we just allow the north korea government to collapse one day and wake up to the news that there are migrants coming, we hope to see a situation where we can actually, you know, work towards this as a global community. >> we hope you get you're reunion. >> the athlete known as the blade runner, former olympic runner oscar pistorius is out of jail this morning, now under house arrest. he was released late monday. he'll serve out the rest of his sentence at his uncle's house in pretoria. he spent less than a year in jail for fatally shooting his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. >> oscar's sentence continues. that is the key point here. his sentence isn't shortened, hasn't been reduced. he continues to serve his sentence as per the sentence set down by the trial judge. >> he was sentenced to five
years in prison. prison officials heard from prosecutors and steenkamp's family after deciding to move him under house arrest. >> campuses in the state of mississippi, students deciding whether to take down this state through because of it's confederate symbol. >> cutting funding for planned parenthood, the latest state trying to cut money for that group.
>> welcome back, now 8:30, taking a look at top stories this morning. canada faces a major move to the left as liberal leader justin trudeau beat prime minister stephan harper, promises that tax the rich and improve canada's economy. the 43-year-old is the son of the former prime minister pierre trudeau. >> protests in the west bank after israeli forces shot and killed a palestinian man today. the man is suspected are stabbing an israeli soldier outside of hebron. overnight, 35 palestinians were arrested by israeli authorities,
an israeli settler dying today from injuries he received after hit by a car. >> in the u.s., a florida family demanding answers in the police killing of a man whose car just broke down on the interstate. cory jones was shot and killed by an officer in palm beach gardens florida. police say he pulled a weapon on the officer who stopped to check on the car. the family disagrees. >> developing stories this morning concerning public displays of the confederate flag, a county voting against displaying it over their courthouse. al jazeera reports. >> in recent days, the debate turned into a shouting match over the vote to take down the state flag at old miss. hundreds of students and faculty members have urged the university of mississippi to stop flying the flag that
features the confederate symbol. an on line petition with more than 200 signatures asks people to rise up and push back on political correctness and support the state flag. mississippi has been asked to change the design in the past, a call echoed by old miss. the college writes in a statement: >> old miss is now taking steps to get rid of the confederate symbol following the deadly shooting at the church in south carolina. those defending the flag say it represents southern heritage. >> i'm proud of my family, and i'm proud of being in the u.s. and having the freedom to display whatever flag i'm allowed to display. >> opponents see the flag as a
supremacy and slavery. in july, the legislature voted to remove it from the state grounds. a month earlier, texas removed a statute of confederate president jefferson davis. schools were suspended for wearing clothing with a confederate flag, a violation of the school's dress code. the state of virginia has made it illegal to drive with a motorists given until november 17 to remove their plates. >> a judge made it illegal to drive with those plates as of november 17. >> motor wrist have been told you have to change these plates, the d.m.v. said less than 200 have changed them so far. they can be charged with a
misdemeanor. >> i was driving by 95 in maryland. the guy has a flag pole with a confederate flag and then one of those boosters to raise it up so you could see it from the interstate. they are so passionate about this particular issue. thank you very much. >> the state of ohio putting executions on hold at least until 2017. officials say they are unable to replenish supply of lethal injection drugs. ohio and other states struggling to get the drugs they need to carry out those executions, pharmaceutical companies refusing to sell the drugs if they are used in lethal injections. anen mate was left gasping for air in his final moments of life. >> texas has now barred plant parenthood from receiving state money. that decision was announced hours after louisiana was told it had to keep funding the group by a federal judge. al jazeera's jonathan martin
reports from new orleans. >> texas announced monday it will cut medicate funding to the plant parenthood clinics opinion this comes months after the center for medical progress released undercover videos claiming to show plant parenthood illegally sells feet tall tissue for profit. one video was recorded at a planned parenthood facility. greg abbot said the gruesome harvesting of body parts by planned parenthood will not happen in tax. >> the allegation that plant parent hood profits from tissue donation is not true. >> a louisiana judge ruled the state must continue providing medicaid funding to plant parent hood for the next 14 days while he continues to review the case. without the injunction, funding would have ended this week. plant parenthood sued louisiana
after gone bobby jindal, a republican presidential candidate ordered the state to block fundings for organization. in a statement, plant parenthood called the ruling a victory for the men and women in louisiana who rely on plant parent hood for care through medicate. >> we want to see planned parenthood investigated and see it ultimately defunded. >> the louisiana case has been closely watched by alabama, arkansas and utah where leaders are also trying to cut medicate contracts with planned parenthood. >> it faces a battle in order to be able to continue to serve women. >> by law, no federal money can cover abortions. most money received is used for. a tests, breast exams and screenings nor sexually transmitted infections, a fact
overshadowed by the release of these videos. >> i think that in fact, these videos are going to be referenced continually over the years. they are another excuse for those people who are opposed to plant parenthood. >> jonathan martin, al jazeera, new orleans. >> this morning, a pro gun group is going all the way to the supreme court after a federal appeals court upheld gun laws in new york and connecticut, the state passing bans on semiautomatic weapons and large economy city magazines after 19 children and six duties were killed at sandy hook elementary school in 2012. >> an investigation into faulty airbags by takata is now expanding, a plan announced to better coordinate a recall. more than 19 million cars have been brought in for repairs so
far in the u.s. the faulty inflators are linked to eight deaths and 100 injuries around the world. >> it is that robbery that was made famous by the movie good goodfellas. cash and jewels were stolen from new york's airport. the trial of a know tore cuss gangster is finally underway, some say. we have more on the allegations he faces. >> it is the organized crime caper i am motor lied in goodfellas. the love to answer does a heist. >> $5 million in cash and another million in jewelry was taken from kennedy airport. >> authorities aren't saying
much more than they believe this to be the largest robbery in american history. >> monday, nearly 40 years later, the 80-year-old appeared on trial for his real life role in what was then a record rip off. back then, investigators found an empty black van, but never found the loot or caught the robbers. that was thanks to the mafia code of silence, according to author and former reporter who covered the mob for decades. >> almost from the start, the authorities knew who did it and how it was done. the problem was getting -- actually finding and convicting them. >> cracks in that once sacred code have led to his day in court. witnesses against him including several former mobsters, even his cousin enough cooperating with the government. monday prosecutors called him a gangster through and through, a man who lived a long life of
crime. >> there were a lot of snitches, people started owning up. they were getting, they say dropping a dime. at that time, that's all it took to make a telephone call. the f.b.i. and police were getting a lot of dropped dimes on who was involved. >> his defense team calls the government witnesses untrustworthy turn coats, telling jurors when necessary they lie to each other and they lie to save themselves, once a liar, always a liar. among other crimes including arson, extortion and racketeering, he is accused of helping strangle a suspected informant to death with a dog chain in 1969. his partner in that grizzly murder, jimmy the gent burke, the mastermind of the lufthansa heist played by robert deniro in goodfellas. >> most of the people involved in the case have been either killed, bumped off, knocked off or died a natural death.
he's one of the last survivors. lon jeff active in the long run did him in. >> draft kings says a law firm has now been hired to do an internal investigation. it found that the employee did not break any rules to win on the com petting website, fan duel. draft kings said it would have been impossible for that employee to use inside information to win. both sites are under the investigation of the f.b.i. >> pomp and circumstance in london where queen elizabeth is welcoming the president of china. this is the first time a state visit by a chinese president is happening in 10 years. president xi will go staying at buckingham palace. later today, he is expected to address parliament. >> army amounted police in the philippines are rescuing trapped
villagers there. the death toll vines to rise in the aftermath of typhoon kappu. tens of thousands of people have been left homeless. 23 people are dead. we have more. >> the rain is still falling here, but it doesn't seem to be as consistently heavy as it has been, and as a result, the floodwater has receded. in this area, just a matter of hours ago, it was completely flooded. as you can see by the debris washed up here from the river nearby, so that is the good news, that as the storm movers further to the northwest, the floodwaters do seem to be receding, but the rain is not going away. with that, there is still a lot of concern about landslides. this is a very mountainous part of the philippines. up on the hills, many houses perched in precarious positions and this rain is expected to linger for sometime and therefore that concern remains
that there could be landslides in the areas affected by this major storm. there is a lot of confidence about how the government has handled this disaster. the casualty list is very low. the government warned people early, people listened and as a result, things seemed to have been handled very well. >> it is al jazeera's wane hey reporting. typhoon kappu is a new record for intense hurricanes in one year. >> canada's new leader has a big plan to change his country. why one of the biggest affected areas could involve climate change from a liberal government. >> a look at the worries that fracking is contaminating america's fruits and vegetables.
>> these are live images from bethlehem. 45 palestinians have died in the days of fighting that have happened there. at least eight israelis dying. we're receiving reports that there were two deaths today alone. >> the obama administration saying dozens of major companies committed to making reductions in carbon emissions, the list of 81 companies, including mcdonald's, i.b.m. to name a few, the announcement is part of a push by the white house ahead of climate talks.
>> climate change a key election in canada. the winner justin trudeau distinguished himself from stephan harper on that issue. harper lobbied the obama administration to open the key stone pipeline. former clinton administration official paul bledsoe saying the election results sent a clear message on the issue of climate change. >> i think that the harper loss combined with the abbot loss in australia sends a signal that anti climate change action stances are losing political strategies, even in western countries that are rich in fossil fuel resources. you know, the political tide is clearly turning against those who will not take serious action on climate change and the voters are speaking. >> australia and canada combined to represent only 3% of climate
emissions total. are these victories more symbolic than anything? >> well, those are the emissions they burn domestically, but both canada and australia are large exporters are fossil fuels. canada has verge deposits of oil sands, which they are seeking to export to the united states and elsewhere. the australians have some of the largest coal reserves in the world that they are seeking to export, so these are still very fossil fuel rich countries who have taken less than totally responsible positions rewarding climate change action when their countries had conservative governments. i think that republicans in the united states had better be on the lookout for the climate change issue in 2016. i think that voters are increasingly have little patience with politicians not
willing to take action to deal with climate change. a lot of people believe that there was an opportunity for harper to do a number of other things related to greenhouse gas emissions in canada to foster a deal on the key stone x.l. pipeline, but the attitude of harper was always rather intransigent on the pipeline. it's pretty clear that trudeau is going to take a much broader stance on climate change in international discussions. >> he think's trudeau will revisit the key stone pipeline deal. here it is getting colder. >> we had the cool down and we'll get a little warmer, and you know, it's only kind of downhill from here trend wise with the temperatures. we'll have a couple of milder days. this is versus yesterday, the red shows it's warmer and the temperatures are versus this
time yesterday morning, how much warmer we are, so these aren't actual temperatures, 20 means we're 20 degrees warmer right now than yesterday. today more in the 40's and 50's just to start the day. that's all right warmer than some of the highs yesterday and then the highs much more comfortable up the east coast, so a lot more 60's, the 70's will start to return over the next couple days. the midwest has already had that weather, so denver again could be warmer than even atlanta. that's where the next system is, ahead of all of that, that we've been monitoring. temperatures will flip-flop especially new england. this boundary, you can see thoughers with it. the northern side, the air is cooler. fast forward to wednesday night into thursday morning, we could get cool enough in northern parts of maine, but a little bit that have could be snow. it is the time of year where from time to time we're going to start seeing that into our
forecast. otherwise, again, this is now thursday's forecast. we can see how the 70's return for the rest of the region. i was mentioning the moisture, the other system we'll watch, this in the southwest could bring a couple strong storms into today, into places like new mexico. >> i just want you to know, they're whistling christmas carols in the studio. >> those will be in our head all day. >> farmers in california trying to get water wherever they can, including taking what is left over from fracking. that could have a negative active effect. >> in california's central valley, this is where big oil and big ago interseth. in the shadow of the state said most productive oil fields, the bread basket helps feed the world. if you eat oranges, grapes or almonds, it's likely to come from this county. this his the water used to help irrigate those crops. if you think that black slimy
sheen looks like oil, you're right. chevron sells 21 million gallons a day have waste water to the water strict. it's then distributed to farmers for crop irrigation. in a promotional video on line, chevron said the water is safe. >> through the pros of gravity separation, the water and oil virtually separate. >> using this so-called produced water has been going on for 21 years, but as the historic drought continues to punish the state for a fourth year, environmental groups are now paying closer attention to not only where the water is coming from, but what's in the water. >> the strong smell of oil that is overwhelming, what is that telling us? >> scott smith is the chief scientist of water defense, an advocacy group. he is collecting water samples from these irrigation canals. >> what is in this water?
can you tell me what is in this water? >> i can tell you from our testing that we have found. >> tonight on wig would be we'll tell what you smith's tests found in the water, plus how do we know that this produced water is safe? >> first and foremost. >> you'll hear what the region's irrigation and soil advisor has to say about the water used to irrigate the food you eat. al jazeera, california. >> there will be more on the tests and effects coming up at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. >> amazon taking customers to court. why it's suing thousands of people because it says they post fake reviews.
>> >> fans in a frenzy a day after the trailer for the series. the teaser for the new star wars, the force awakens unveiled on monday night football. tickets for the movie going on sale worldwide monday and they went fast, fans complaining already on twitter after ticket sites crashed to make their frustrations known. it is forecast to earn $615 million. in its opening weekends, it hits
theaters november 14. >> amazon gearing up, experts projecting motor holiday hiring will remain flat this year. amazon cracking down on fake reviews and targets people writing them. the company is taking legal action against more than 1,000 people. we have more. >> amazon is suing more than 1,000 people for posting fake product reviews. it says they breached user contract and violated the consumer protection act. amazon doesn't know who the reviewers are. it is called a john doe lawsuit, amazon saying they tarnished the brand image. people rely on these reviews. in april, amazon sued four
companies that sold fake reviews. they are now largely defunk. 15% to 20% of reviews on the internet are fake. different international laws make these fraudsters hard to catch. there's a concept of going to some countries where $5 is real money, makes a difference. they use fake i.p. addresses to post. the problem is amazon has the economic might to go through discovery and largely discourage people from duke it. little companies don't have that. it's meant to be something that sets the stage for sort of more transparency and more accurate reviews on the internet. >> amazon is telling users not
to write fake reviews. >> a 14-year-old suspended of bringing a clock to school is talking about meeting the president. >> we were talking about as strong my. i told him how we can put electricity on mars. >> getting the star gaze on the south lawn with president obama last night, all part of as strong knee night president white house. that's it for us here in new york. thanks for being with us this morning. coming up next from doha, more about those protests in the west bank. these are live images there. israeli forces this morning shooting and killing a palestinian man. the death toll now standing at 45 palestinians dead, eight israelis. the conflict sadly continues. your world this morning back tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. until then, have a great day.
>> hello from al jazeera in doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes, tensions flare across the occupied west bank ahead of a visit from the u.n. chief. >> rights groups say russian airstrikes in syria have killed dozen was civilians. >> nine years of conservative rule swept aside. what now for canada? we'll look at the country's new