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good evening, i'm more dismroo washington is taking seriously the possibility that a bomb caused the crash of a russian jet >> from the plane people fleeing were shot at a new report from doctors without borders, casting doubts that the dead i u.s. air strike was a maek officials look into extinguish exxon lied to public
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and investors about climate change in an effort to protect the business. >> and paid patriotism. howed wounded veterans at sporting events are costing millions of dollars the theory that a bomb could have brought down a metro jet plane is gaining traction. president barack obama is the leader to say it is a possibility in saturday's crash, sharing the sentiment of britain's prime minister. leaders of egypt and russia say it's too early to tell. >> publicly there's no consensus on what brought down the plane, as josh earnest said, we can't rule out anything, including
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terrorist. that's where the needle is pointing, at least for the british government. security has been tightened at the sharm el sheikh airport. enough that the british government will fly stranded tourists back to the u.k. on friday. passenger are restrict for carry on bags. props a hint about where intelligence officials could have been planted. the british prime minister says information is not conclusive, but pointing in one direction. >> we went be certain that the russian airliner was brought down by a terrorist bomb. it looks likely that was the case, whatever happened, it's bound for st. petersburg. it broke apart in mid air,
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wreckage scattered for files. it could indicate rebels on the plane. they have not been willing to go as far as this. president obama speaks to the nation: . egyptian and russian officials says the u.k. needs to. this information has not been given to bashar al-assad, because of his first visit to london. experts examine security. rebels in the sinai were
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affiliated. a claim that has not been verified. >> it remains resolute. we cannot stop visiting countries. we won't give in to terrorism. we use the stiff british upper lip. investigators analyse data, and are looking for any traces of explosives in the wreckage. meantime, the first funeral has been held for a 60-year-old russian grandmother, family members say she considered taking her granddaughter on
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vacation. the british are pulling its planes white the possibility of terrorism remains mains. >> a scathing report from doctors without borders. it claims u.s. aircraft shot at patients and staff members as they tried to escape. jamie mcintyre reports. >> reporter: the main hospital building was pulverized in an attack delivered by a u.s. gun ship, a plane that fires a side-mound cannon, and guns designed to circle the target while delivering withering fire up to 1800 rounds a minute. the report by the group doctors without borders, which goes by its french acronym describes a hospital active at 2am. when the attack began without
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warning. >> the hospital went in flames. patients that could move burnt. shrapnel bombs amputated legs of doctors and nurses. on top of that, what we have heard from the staff is from the plane, people who were fleeing the building were shot at. >> the report lists 17 calls and text messages, sent to warn them off the attack. these effects were changed with the u.s. military support hours.
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the report says 30 staff and patients were killed and at the time of the attack they were treating three or four wounded afghan government troops and 20 wounded fighters. a strict no-weapons policy was in force. all the rules we negotiated to have no arms in the hospital was respected. first of all. second, what we knew already, that it was a full-functional hospital. full of sick people. third, there was no fighting in or in the near vicinity of the hospitals. >> while the presence of the hospital in konduz was well-known, the u.s. insists in the fog of war the gunship did not realise it was levelling a hospital. >> we would never target a protected medical facility. the u.s. has two investigations under way.
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one is almost done, determining how many civilians the u.s. killed and how to begin making payments. the second is to determine who is responsible, whether negligence is criminal or amounted to a war crime and if anyone should be court-martialled or punished in brazil, rescue teams are searching for survivors after a dam holding back waste water burst near a mining site. 17 are dead. 50 hurt, it's not clear how many are missing. a town near the dam has been covered in mud, and residents evacuated to higher ground. mariana is home to about 2,000 people, many mine workers. the attorney-general in new york is looking into whether exxonmobile new about climate change decades ago.
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other companies could be drown into scrutiny good evening. no charges have been filed, but the investigation centers on investors, did the firm inform shareholders about risks to the business from climate change or not. >> reporter: a source familiar with the situation confirms new york's attorney-general subpoenaed exxonmobile into allegations this it withhold climate change information for years. >> it shows the new york general is taking seriously wh exxon new. the news comes weeks after reports that exxon may have said one thing in private and another
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in public. new york state stds cornerry demands they turn over records from a period where groups sought to undermine climate science. >> late sunday they pushed back agezs. >> we have been engaged to a 2-pronged approach to this subject. one is consistent involvement in understanding the science and working with others. at the same time we have been involved in policy. >> and a statement:. >> the decision to scrutinize fossil fuel companies may open a new legal front in the battle over climate change, like the legal battles years ago. >> up to now casey's involving
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by yale have been civil suits. >> what is different about this investigation is that the new york state law allows for the attorney-general to investigate fraud, because wall street is in his patch. the misleading of shareholders. if other attorney yi generals around the country decide to join forces, it could know ball into a legal battle against the fossil fuel entry. that's why we mentioned in the report, it gradually gathering pace. president obama set in motion the ratification process. the president notified congress he intends to sign the trade pack. there are barriers among those bordering the ocean. critics argue jobs would be lost to places like vietnam.
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congress is expected to debate the pact next spring. israel's prime minister may back away from the man he picked to be the next spokesman. he doesn't officially have the job but that is insulted john kerry and president obama and revelations from a new biography. biography.
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>> tough that the country gave up on me. >> look at the trauma... every day is torture. >> this is our home. >> nobody should have to live like this.
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>> we made a promise to these heroes... this is one promise americans need to keep. george h.w. bush broke his long-held silence about his son's presidency. the elder president says george w. bush was badly served by dick cheney and donald rumsfeld. cheney was the defectry and vice president. he said: on rumsfeld he says: israeli prime minister is
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facing questions about his spokesman. he nominated ron barr at to be his diplomacy chief. he came under fire for online comments. among other things he accused president obama of anti-semitism and likened john kerry's internet to that of a 12-year-old. his words were called troubling. two members urged him to consider the point. he is scheduled to meet with president obama. doug waxman joins you. binyamin netanyahu is said to be reconsidering the appoint. the commence are the opposite of what israeli would want days before the president obama meeting >> that's right. it's poor timing.
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for these rocks to come out publicly before a meeting putting a spin on the relationship, preparing the damage over the acrimonious fall out, for this to some out now is the laf thing the israeli wants, and it's an indication of incompetence for them not to vet social media comment of someone taking on a public position. >> we'll talk about incompetence in a moment. on the other hand, i side from public posturing, does it reflect true feelings that president obama's before, what modern antisex ittism look like. >> absolutely, there's two issues. this is a person and is supposed to take on a role of public dip loam as yea, the fact he's
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public in his comment. his views are in line with views of binyamin netanyahu. and those around him that didn't see a problem in this. it's clear that his attitude towards obama is widely held among some of the israelis, and the disparaging view, and towards the president himself. it's not the fact that binyamin netanyahu didn't investigate this, it holds opinions and they are acceptable. >> how much do they care about how they perceive. he's named other people. and questionable if you are thinking about in this context. the u.n. ambassador and deputy
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director. >> a bes the question of how serious he face dep loam assy, the former member of the likud. they don't have a foreign minister, it shows a disdainful attitude towards public diplomacy, it indicates from the prime minister's office ideological fidelity, it is what is most important. >> let's talk about the competence issue. this guys, his talk inflames tensions with palestinians. it's not a smart nov.
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>> it was something break-in years ago, some comments on facebook. in of the last few weeks. it's one thing, but some of the statements in the last few weeks, including against binyamin netanyahu. it's remarkable lack of vetting if not a disregard for making sure it's the right person for the job the pentagon paid post sport franchises millions of dollars to stage salutes at event. now senators have released a report outlining the practice called paid patriotism. rosalind jordan reports. >> reporter: saluting the troops
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is a regular part of the sports matches. teams are not holding the event out of love of country, they are accusing the pentagon of paying teams to do so. there's a lot of good things that professional sports do to honour the men and women. these millions are not acceptable. >> according to mccain, the military spent $1.2 million on paid patriotism. almost together compared to 480 million. the pentagon wants to spend $07 million, the senators think the teams should pick ultimate the tabs. >> to find out the taxpayer is playing for it cheepens the lot. it's not right.
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and the situation raises a basic question. >> the pentagon considers this a part of the basic recruitment. contrary to the charge that this is inappropriate. marketing experts say paid patriot. >> is a sophisticated way of building ties between the public and the military. >> the goal is to make people aware of brands and service opportunities and branches of the military and make them feel positively about it and find more information, it's effective and total reply appropriate and more efficient and a better use of spending than some of your traditional advertising which is necessary. >> the sports leagues say they are reviewing their deals and promising refunds. since the senate was complaining, it's outlawed the
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practice. it's going to advertise itself and its mission to the country n.a.s.a. scientists paint a new picture of mars, billions of years ago it had a thick atmosphere and water. what happened to the red planet, and what it tells us new rules for the g.o.p. debate means some will be left out altogether. out altogether.
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the line up for the next republican presidential debate will feature fewer candidates. chris christie and mike huckabee have been removed from the main
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stage. south carolina senator lindsey graham and george pataki has been cut. candidates needed to score 2.5% to get into the prime time debate. >> leaders of more than 150 native tribes came to the white house for a 7th annual conference. for issues on native use and project indigenous. president obama launched the initiative, aiming to empower native american children. >> we talk about the future of any country, we are talking about the future of young people. i don't need to talk about attention they face. native children are more likely to grow up in poverty, suffering significant health problems, a lot of the young people i meat
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have go through more. >> the president says the government contributed $1.5 million to invest in native communities. high schools that want to change logos that could be considered health i getting health of they are providing support to the schools. there's about 2,000 high schools with names and mascots. >> data from n.a.s.a.'s naven spacecraft. scientists explain how it's stripped for their atmosphere. jacob ward has more. >> to know why morse is cold, desolate, cold and try, you need to under the sun. scientists announced the planet's thick atmosphere,
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making it warm and wet was stripped away by the storms. today's less active son penetrated mars, leaving it vulnerable. blasts of gas, magnetic particles. the result was the disappearance of water and life. >> most of the stripping by the solar wind was thought to have taken place early in the history of the solar system when the sun was more active. today the rate of loss is low. the rate of loss is equal to a quarter pound of its atmosphere every second. n.a.s.a. says maven documented a sol yore storm. among the major findings was the
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discovery of water on morse. we have vis you will evidence that ancient mars had enough water to support microbial life. so much so it looked similar to earth. >> when we looked at mars, we see a different surface, one that has a valley, lakes. we see an environment able to support liquid water. >> as for a chance that earth could suffer the same fate. the rate of lose would be low.
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>> i'm antonio mora, thanks for joining us, head to ray suarez is next with inside story. have a great night. night. improvements in healthcare, in infant mortality, in science, and the viper. it was thought, pushing the numbers, and why people were the primary beneficiaries. new research from a nobel prize-winning economist turned up numbers glowing them out of his seat. white, middle-aged americans, have seen their death rates surge