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>> those atrocities primed them for when isil came knocking and said "we're your savior". >> the untold story of isil and the fight against terror. >> this is going to be a real time bomb. accused
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of a deadly attack on a planned parenthood clinic. >> and saving the butterfly. hundreds of thousands travel to a sanctuary in mexico. we begin in paris where world leaders are coming together for the united nations conference on climate change. convention of the parties or cop21. president obama and john kerry arrived and will be among the top negotiators setting environmental policy. before they begin their meetings, heads of state, including president obama, are taking their turn honouring victims of the deadly attacks on paris. france is in a state of
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emergency. officials ask not to demonstrate a request defied by thousands. paris police arrested more than 200 protesters today. armed in riot gear, security forces fired tear gas to break up the crowds. they were among hundreds of thousands taking part in climate change rallies around the world. al jazeera's paul brennan has more than that from the streets of london as global leaders garth and negotiations get under way, there has been a show of expectation from the streets of europe. london saw the biggest single gathering, more than 60,000 people brightening a grey and windy day, and a uniform demand for a climate deal. >> we need to change. >> there's a lot of big business lobbyists. we have to try. >> i've never done anything like
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this in my life. it comes to a point where you have to do something. >> also there, fashion designer vivian westwood. emma thompson and singer and active peter gabriel. >> politicians are becoming aware that a lot of people are worried about the issue and feel it's a serious threat. hopefully they will respond. i think that's part of the aim of this march, and these marches going on all over the world. >> what is striking is the number much groups that come together under the banner of fighting climate change. there's animal conservation charities. the message from the protesters to the politicians meeting in paris is clear - do a deal, and do a deal that will last. >> reporter: the atmosphere in paris was peaceful. with publish protests banded, some 10,000 placed pears of
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empty shoes in the place de la republique. later, the mood turned violent and police fired tear gas to break up protesters who threw glass bottles and other projectiles. around 100 arrests were made. in the greek capital athens, demonstrations convened. many expressing solidarity. >> it's a global celebration day. colleagues can walk. they can do it for them, on their behalf. it's a day where citizens around the globe send a message. >> there were gatherings across europe. a crowd took to the treats. in mauler cities. more than 10,000 people congregated in berlin. with climate targets which will make a difference. >> demonstrators bypassed a ban.
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spreading it out. calls have been loud and clear. it's up to global leaders. it's up to leaders that try to make the ambitions a reality. >> the paris time a topic of the segment, the week ahead. the lofty goal of curbing emissions and why dozens of states in america are suing to stop the efforts. russia is being blamed for an air strike that killed 44 at a market in syria. if russians plains are behind the attack. it would be one of the deadliest. >> al jazeera's hashem ahelbarra reports from the turkey-syrian border. >> this man is lucky to have survived in an issue strike. dozens of syrians are dead.
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in poorly equipped hospitals, medics struggle to deal with the high number of casualties. these images are becoming part of life in many rebel-held areas since the air strikes began. opposition fighters accused russia of carrying out the attack. the syrian government and russia contained the target of what they called terrorists. activists say hundreds of civilians, including children have been killed in weeks of bombardment by a russian jet and a syrian air force. the town is important for being close to the border, and an entry point to the province, it was the last city the government lost to rebels when they took over in may. syrian officials say it was
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captured by the armed group al nusra front, and despite losing control of most of the country, president bashar al-assad, and his allies insist he is vital to the fight against groups like i.s.i.l. the syrian opposition, along with their western and golf allies don't -- gulf allies don't agree. >> today the syrian people have a number of priorities. number one is bashar al-assad must leave. the second is to uproot terrorism. we must take these matters into consideration while pondering a solution. >> while the solution appears to be limited to discussions, on the ground the bashar al-assad government is finding it hard to retain control of opposition fighters. it's air superiority had by russian air strikes is no match for those that want to get rid
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of bashar al-assad. the latest escalation of violence in syria raises concerns of a wider conflict. as long as russia and turkey are divided, and how to solve of the crisis, fighting will continue, more people are likely to die the european union promises to give turkey 3.2 million, to help them cope with millions of syrian refugees. the catch is the e.u. wants turkey to keep the refugee from trying to get to europe. al jazeera has more on the talks from e.u. headquarters in brussels. >> reporter: an historic day, that's how the summit to seal the tradeoff was described. ankara gets more than $3 billion. to help and stop the people traffickers, that may have caused hundreds of thousands to
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leave for greece. the accession process is being taken out of the deep freeze. there are strings attached. >> let me stress we are not rewriting the e.u. policy. the negotiating framework and the conclusions apply, including the nature and respect for values, and also on human rights. >> the failure to agree quotas led to scenes like these at the greece macedonia border on saturday. many refugees head for germany as a preferred destination. for angela merkel, criticized at home, it's time to reverse the flow. >> turkey will take third party nationals. in the fall of next year, we'll see if the conditions are
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fulfilled. despite protests, the deal is full of conditions that turkey has to meet before protests on accession no the european union begins. what it doesn't contain is for thousands in limbo. desperately trying to get in. turkey's prime minister sounded a warning. the hope of a long-term solution is an end to the war in syria. >> we have to act together, how to deal with the refugee crisis. in order to solve the crisis, there's a need for solution. otherwise, if we have joint action plans. they will continue like this. turkey and e.u. will face bigger problems in the future. >> what we have are small steps to solve a humanitarian crisis
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authorities tonight, we are learning about the victims of the mt pleasant neighbourhood shooting. >> friday after the shooting police officer gareth swisse tide. tonight the other victims are army veteran keeary stuart, a father of two. jennifer markoski was a mother of two children. her family said she went to the planned planned parenthood clinic to support a friend. all three were victims of the overheated abortion debate. >> reporter: to people that met him. the suspect that met them at a planned parent hoot clinic was antisocial and critical of president obama. >> we had anti-abortion
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pamphlets, interesting within three minutes of meeting them. >> no more baby parts after surrendering to police. nevertheless, questions about the anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in the shooting, dominating talk shows. on a.b.c. this week, the head of planned parenthood rocky mountain chapter said hate speech fuelled an act of domestic terrorism. >> i can't believe this isn't contributing to folks, mentally unwell or not. i'm thinking it's okay to target planned planned parenthood or target abortion survivors. mike hucklebee recalled some matters. >> they say it creates the environment where it happened. do you agree with that? >> i think it's a little
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disingenuous on the part of planned planned parenthood blaming those with a strong philosophical disagreement. saying that we would like to retaliate by sending a madman into the clinic. calling the shooter a maniac. trump admitted dislike for planned parenthood has been bolstered. it has foetal tissue research. >> i will tell you, there's a tremendous group of people that think it's terrible that all of the videos that they have seen with some of the people from planned parenthood, like you are selling parts to a car. >> it will be days before finishing processing the evidence from the shootings. meanwhile, a portrait is emerging of robert deer junior,
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a recluse with brushes with the law, a man alienated and adrift. a legal gun owner, someone that gave little kaghts that he was armed and dangerous. >> he is held without bail and said to appear in court. he is expected to face murder charges. he could be charged with hate crimes, and officials are reporting looking. >> whether deer violated federal laws thanks, paul. beginning today the n.s.a. can no longer use bulk collection of telephone mete data as a tool to fight threats against national security. edward snowden's revelations led to this first provision of the u.s.a. freedom act. senator richard burt, senator of the intelligence committee things it will impede law enforcement. >> any time you take electronics and use the selectors, it's
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beneficial to the world community, and the united states made a real mistake when they eliminated the programme, where we could search foreign known terrorist programs to see if they could talk to anyone in the united states. it makes sense to the american people. congress took it away from the n.s.a. it's not going to be a timely tool to use in the future. >> the senator said americans expect the committee. >> a big endorsement in bean town for hillary clinton. >> thank you. thank you. boston mayor announced a support for president. after a rally dubbed hard hats for hillary clinton. she wants to spend 225 billion
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over five years on improving roads and bridges. wilmer crisanto picked up an endorsement. the new hampshire newspaper is backing the new jersey governor. chris christie is the best candidate because of his prior experience prosecuting terrorists. with polls showing christy in single digits, he's hoping for a strong showing. before new hampshire is the iowa caucuses. that's where ted cruz spent his day, polling second in iowa, thanks to support from the evangelicals and the tea party. donald trump leads the polls. >> coming up, a transgender woman sent to prison with male inmates. verbally abused, threatened
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raped. did anyone do anything to help up while you were there? how she is coping to change the prison system next. later - the wall of shame that separates peru's rich from the poor. poor
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pope francis braved the dangers of a war zone to call for peace between christians and muslims. dispute security concerns, the pope began a visit to the central african republic in beng way.
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much of the time he was flanked by body guards and u.n. peacekeepers. he celebrated mass and ask the the faithful to lay down their wep jonts and arm themselves with peace and forgiveness. tomorrow he plans to meet with muslim leaders, the last stop of a three country visit to africa. >> in burkina faso. people are voting in the first free election in their country's history. 14 candidates are in the running to be the civilian leader. 25,000 soldiers and police are guarding the polling stations. the vote was to happen last month, but was postponed because of a coup. last month the president was forced to flee because of protests. >> members of the indian gay community called for change in their society. >> a march through the streets of the new delhi with the 7th
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annual gay pride parade. some danced. others healed rainbow coloured signs and balloons, the l.g.b.t. gained acceptance in india's largest cities, but the law bans same-sex according to statistics of the department of justice, more than 3,000 transgender inmates are in prison. many are housed in all male facilities. diamond was rolled after filing a federal lawsuit against the state after being denied hormonal treatments she had taken for two decades. >> this is the letters from gaol. >> reporter: 37-year-old ashley diamond has been out of prison for two months now. you have to feel lucky you made it out. now the question is what do you do now? >> that - what do i do now is the question that i ponder every
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night before i go to bed. and i wake up every morning posing that question. what do i do. >> diamond was freed unexpectedly. sent home serving an 11 year sentence. >> i reported the first right and was told that it was my fault. >> diamond identifies as a transgender woman, locked up in an all-male prison. raped, beat up and verbally abused. >> i would be in a cell with a rapist. convicted murderer and long sentences over 200 years. when her story landed in the "new york times," there was a flood of calls. while in prison diamond recorded
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this. six months after the southern poverty law center filed suit climbing the georgia department of elections proposed care. georgia's parole board freed her. the prison denied her the hormones she had been taking for half her life. >> we had earlier indications that the loss was successful. one thing that happened is the department of corrections agreed to change is number of policies. while in prison. without the medical treatment, diamond took action, attempting suicide and self-kavt ration. today she says she's experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. >> four years in prison, verbally abused.
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threatened her life and raped. did anyone do anything to help you. >> no. no one attempted to help me. >> how did you deal with the fact at any moment you can be sexually assaulted and perhaps killed. >> i prayed. >> reporter: diamond lives in this trailer park outside rome, georgia. if she doesn't get a job soon she'll end up with relatives. to pass the time. she played music. >> it's transgenderism itself is such an issue right now. i don't want the root of the issue to be overlooked. these are people, and if we can realise that first and foremost and recognise them as human being. >> hey... >> with no job, diamond is volunteering at a job center until she lands on her feet. >> i woke up 3am this morning,
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covered in sweat from head to toe. because when i do go to sleep. i'm on so much medication, you know, anti-psych otics. sleep aids, that i'm becoming immune to that. nationally the majority of transgender women in gale is housed with men. federal prodding. many are changing their policies. >> what is unprecedented, the speed with which we see results, it's not a subject of debate. care and treatment is a constitutional violation. >> for ashley, the wounds are open and breathing. >> i question if i'm safe under my own hands. there was a lot of suicide attempts. that is lingering thought. that, you know, that stays with
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you a police officer has been murdered in a gun battle with a domestic violence suspect in the suburban pittsburgh area. officer lloyd reed responded to a call in new florence, 31-year-old ray killed him and fled. shelter was captured several hours later with what is described as a minor gunshot wound. >> reed had been a police officer for 25 years. >> jury selection begins tomorrow for the first of six baltimore officers accused of the death of freddy gray. officer porter faces charges including manslaughter. gray died after his arrest in april, sparking days of violence, including arson and looting. jurors identities will be anonymous. they'll not be sequestered. coming up. a look at what is at stake at the climate control summit in paris. >> the ocean will get warmer.
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ice sheets will melt faster and faster. and our coastal cities will be doomed. >> we take a look at the discussions on the table in the week ahead. and later, the holiday weekend marred by deadly ice storms.
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welcome back to al jazeera, here is the top story, president obama arriving in paris for the united nations global climate change summit. he'll meet with world leaders to set global environmental policy. he'll be holding bilateral talks with china, france and india
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hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets calling for significant environmental policy changes at the u.n. summit. more than 200 people were arrested when they defied an order not to protest. it is sunday night and time for a look at the week ahead. the paris climate sug it, more than 150 world leaders are arriving at the capital. the meeting aimed at getting everyone on board in the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. the way to see results is to stop the planet's temperature from rising more than 2 degrees celsius above where it was before the industrial revolution. many countries took steps to fight climate change, officials say it's time for an international effort to search the common good. we have this report from paris. final preparations made.
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finishing touches applied. the official touches becomes u.n. territory for the u.n. conference. it's indicative of how indicatory the event is, where the chief is pursued by the strong for a tour of the site. >> what is finalised in paris is none other than the second legally binding instrument underconvention that would then go into effect in 2020 once through the kyoto protocol. >> the question is to what extent can it be bindable. it is coming at the beginning of the summit rather than the end. lima, warsaw, doha, copenhagen in denmark, they trip off the tup, the previous summits as a roll call of inactions and
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little progress. all the science says there's no time to lose. effect of extreme weather are evident. ocean warming, seas rising. the target is to stop temperatures increasing 2 degrees. >> gym hanson a former scientist. >> jim hanson has been warning of climate change since the 1990s. with no global reductions in emissions. then our children and grandchildren inherit a situation out of control. ice sheets will melt, and the coastal cities will be doomed. >> nearly every country at the
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negotiations put forward proposals on how they plan to keep emissions down. >> the trouble is it will be 3 degrees over preindustrial time. we are at 1 degree at the moment. we are already the hottest year ever. it was the hottest year, we see records, storms throughout other events about climate change. >> changes are enormous, the debate hard and furious in a search for united front against climate change. >> joining us is professor green, assistant professor of environmental studies. and an visor to the energy industry. and advisor to the energy group.
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he said he would begin with a brief summary. >> there are two things on the table. the first and most important. each country is making a voluntary commitment. as each country chooses to do so, it was appropriate for political context. it's about money. how much money, how much will they give it to the developing world and transition to clean the economy. the question to you, president obama is being looked at as the leaders of what comes out of the conference. >> how much influence does president obama have, given the act he has difficulty with whatever he proposing to conquest. >> he'll have difficulty for
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anything that comes out of paris. the one big advantage that the u.s. brings, is technology and finance. the ability of finance that the u.s. can put forth, and technology that will be crucial to any agreement. >> nothing was accomplished. what is different this time. >> i think there are a number of things that are different. people are becoming frightened. second, previous efforts have not worked. we need to do something. instead of taking a top-down
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approach countries decided a relaxed approach is the way to go. making it more appropriate for countries to move forward. protocols apply to developing nartion, whatever fuel sources they have. how difficult will it be to manage the conflict. >> it requires developed countries, this time around the world said everybody needs to try to reduce their emission, and the way that they have circumvented the difficulty described, developing countries want to build their countries, is to choose their own ways to reduce. these are imposed by a third party or international law. rather each country is presenting its own nationally
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determined contribution. it was to say this is what we'll do, we'll green the industry. whatever we think will work best in our country with your contacts is the way each will move forward. >> you are talking about the nationally determined contributions. to the best of your knowledge, how are those contributions, those self-directed goals working at this point towards reaching that 2 degree celsius threshold. >> has your preview tated, they are nowhere near the 2 degree target. closer to the target, it is a step in the right direction. this is the start to
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negotiations. hopefully through this positive approach of cooperations, putting forth we see what is going to be a long process, you prmpt me to arriving the question. to what will extent is it a political show, leading to policies that can and will be implemented by all of the parties? >> well, i strongly feel that it is not a political show. this is the first time we see willingness from the parties to sit around the table and identify the best path to move forward. we are not the 2 degree target. we are on the path to setting up accountability, transparency, and a path to get there, and
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revision of the targeted. i think we need to see the political leadership. the launch of initiative. technology that can help us. definitely not a political show. you have written about how this could work in reducing gren house emissions. >> it's not only a show in paris, there's ms apparent the world trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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despite what happens. california. they have a track and trade missing. the price carbon, 13 barrels a tonne. 85 per cent is covered. private actors are collecting data. investors are taking those data into consideration when they are making big investment decisions, so despite going forward, the question is how much will they contribute to getting to the 2 degrees target. >> hold the point, please. >> president obama's clean power is not welcomed to open arms, 27
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states sued to stop it. it is also about jabs. west virginia gets 95% of power from goal. when you take an axe to a problem. you tend to hurt whole segments of the society. we think people are trying to take the bread and butter off the table. when do you fight back. >> demonstrators are pushing for carbon capture, reducing emissions while using coal. professor green, let me ask you, how do you balance with a state like kentucky, that is so dependent on coal, which produces problems, right, for greenhouse gases. how do you balance their
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concerns with protecting the environment. >> they have legitimate concerns. at the end of the day everyone has concerns. we have to transition away from face ill fuel. coal is the dirtiest and natural gas and shale. we have to make the balance and move ahead. the clean power plan built in flexibility so states can decide how to reach the goal. at the end of the day some plants will be closed. >> people will lose their jobs. >> new jobs will be created, and people will lose their jobs because of climate change as well. we have to take that into consideration. what is your answer to the question of balance. i know that you are involved in
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pribility enterhighs. with report to certainly issues. i'm we have to increase the share of clean technologies, given what was discussed with records to the clean power plant, it doesn't mean a move away from coal. we need new technologies helping us with the problems. it's not just coal. it's going to have to be gas and industry. what you mentioned before, the carbon capture and storage is one such path. in addition to others. in efficiency. when you are talking about jobs, in eastern europe.
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goal production by 2030 or 2040, you need to have very supportive at the government level. to develop a portfolio. to allow countries to manage the interaction between goals, energy security and goals at the local level which translates into jobs. >> i have a different position. >> let me interrupt you there and ask a question about tax credits. cap and trade. the methodologies, how effective have they been. i'll put it to you professor green. the first answer is this is an evolving process. the oldest carbon market in the e.u. since 2006. the california market came
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online. we work in the sense we assigned rights to carbon emissions. as the caps get progressively ratcheted down, so, too, do emissions go down. the question and whether governments about will be willing to ratchet those down, and at what price - what the price will be. right now they are trading the achievement. i understand that you don't think they have been working too well in europe. >> i don't think they have been achieving a state of goals. working in some regards. we as a global community are learning how to do this better. they were going through various reiterations of our own system and work on improving past failures. if we look at the carbon markets to deliver on the 2 degrees
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reduction, they need to be strengthened, they need wider participation. they need to reduce the amount of free credit. and really create a market system, not a hybrid system where we have allegations with a cap that is generous, keeping the price of carbon low we have not discussed individual responsibility in what people can do, that is a topic for another day. let me thank my guests. professor green and mikhaila. thank you for joining us for our week at look ahead the monarch butterfly population was about a billion strong. that is down to millions. next - a safe haven for the colourful creatures, a butterfly sank tu air wra in mexico.
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we are looking at 77 counties at state of emergency because of the storm and flooding. as we go through the night and into tomorrow we are looking at bad weather pushing to the indecent. details after this. >> hundreds of thousands of people became disenfranchised and took to insurgency. >> from their beginnings in the iraq war... >> when the americans landed in iraq they overturned a centuries old system of power. >> to the front lines of syria. >> those atrocities primed them for when isil came knocking and said "we're your savior". >> the untold story of isil and the fight against terror. >> this is going to be a real time bomb.
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>> half a million fields will lie fallow. >> if we had another year of this severe drought, i'd say all bets are off.
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wintry weather led to dangerous driving. not only does a driver hit a car, he barrels into the scene of a prior crash, before rolling down an embankment. there were similar crashes up and down the interstate. meteorologist kevin corriveau is here with more. we are talking from thanksgiving day to now. icy weather, snowy weather, and we are not done yet. there's a lot of rain to the south. i want to show you video. take a look at what icing does. powerlines are heavy, pulling down the lines, and with this
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tomorrow, anywhere from kansas, oklahoma to texas, we saw 11 deaths related to the storm, and now in oklahoma alone, 100,000 people are still without power in this area. let's take a look. as we go through the next couple of hours. the temperatures are cool. charged at 35, temperatures below freezing. in the overnight hours. right now, we have winter storm warnings in effect. we have ice storm warnings. we are getting icing with a warning anywhere between an eighth of an inch and a quarter of an inch in the areas. this will be on towards noon. all the way to minnesota. as you can see. we'll see snow. sunday is a busy day travelling. taking -- take a look at flight
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away.com. we have a lot of active weather. we have no delays. he had no delays towards parts of memphis. delays are here in new york city and tomorrow we'll see the snow. here through colorado, and nebraska. where you see the rain. unfortunately, he said over the east coast. that rain will continue. we'll get plenty of it. for minnesota, your days were tuesday and wednesday, and there would be rain tuesday and wednesday. >> for decades. a wall separated the rich and poor in peru's capital city, some say it keeps people safe and ostracizes those. we visit communities on both sides of the wall in lima.
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>> it's 10km long, and many call it the wall of shame. a rich neighbourhood. on the other. on the poorest area of lima. the gap is the highest in latin american. nowhere is that more clear than here. this person watched the wall built in the last 30 years. >> the war was built. over the need for safety and security it has justified the existence for some. tens of thousands have illegally improved. like many here. this man and his family live on land that belongs to the rich. on the other side there's sew e sewage, electricity and water.
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it is wrong. there are walls everywhere in the city. it's in the discriminatory. however, on the other side it is discriminatory, it divides us from poor people. 30% of lima's residents have been a victim of crime. many across the capital build security families. from the wall of shame. in this poor neighbourhood, people are living in gated communities because of insecurity. millions live in poor conditions and crimes are high as a result of a lack of urban planning. >> lima's military - lima is one of the most insecure communities because of crime. elite and poor enclose
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themselves with walls to defend themselves. >> reporter: the government says it's taking action by increasing police presence, and better training of officers. back at this home. he understands how some may see the wallace being discriminatory. it's not important for him. for him it's about having safety for his family. so much so his wife has to stay home to protect what little they own. rather than going to work to earn a living the annual migration of millions of monarch butterflies from canada to mexico draws spectators. scientists are alarmed because numbers making the journey dropped. rob matheson has more on what has been done to lure them back to the sanctuary in mexico a sanctuary after a journey of thousands of kilometres. these butterflies flew from the cold of the winter to the warm
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temperatures of mexico. >> this is a pilgrimage. it crosses 5,000 kilometres from canada to here. we are taking care of them so this continues. we protect the areas here. >> in the last 20 years, the butterflies numbers have gone down, in 1996, one billion made the flight to mexico. there were around 35 million last year. >> the job has been blamed on illegal tree cutting and increased use of pesticides and climate change. large areas of milkweed plants have been destroyed. mexico, the u.s. and canada have been planting more trees and tightened controls and logging in the use of foreign chemicals. >> it is our responsibility to take care of these places. there are few places in the world. two or three maybe it's amazing
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to see the butterflies arrive. >> changes mean millions more butterflies. and more tourists. >> thank you for joining us, i'm randall pinkston in new york. next, fault linls, an investigation of the oil boom in north dakota and high fatality rates. fault lines looks at who should be responsible. i'll be back with another hour of news, 11:00pm eastern. 8:00 pacific. 8:00 pacific. >> it's crazy money that you can make here. >> behind america's oil boom. >> it's a ticking time bomb. >> uncovering shocking working conditions. >> do you know what chemicals have been in that tank? >> and the deadly human cost. >> my big brother didn't wake up the next day. >> "faultlines". al jazeera america's
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hard-hitting... >> today they will be arrested. >> ground-breaking... >> they're firing canisters of gas at us. >> emmy award-winning investigative series. "faultlines": death on the bakken shale. only on al jazeera america.
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>> the us is now the world's largest oil and gas producer, in part because of what's happening here in north dakota, where advances in fracking have unlocked crude oil in the bakken shale formation in the western part of the state. north dakota is now producing more than a million barrels of oil a day. ten years ago there were fewer than 200 oil-producing wells in the bakken. now there are more than 8,000. >> they call it boomtown usa this is where all the money is. it's crazy the amount of money
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