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>> good evening, i'm antonio mora. this is al jazeera america. the bravery he demonstrated was absolutely remarkable. >> a philadelphia police officer survives a shooting caught on camera. the man accused of pulling the trigger says i.s.i.l. inspired him. also. >> we're like okay we're going to come through and look for her. >> the fears of people targeted in immigration raids and the court ruling that could allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the u.s.
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captured after escaping twice before. how mexican police captured the notice onotorious criminal accuf are smuggling more drugs into u.s. than anyone else. plus, balancing technology and privacy, the problem with today's laws that are years behind devices that track us wherever we go. a police officer in philadelphia is recovering tonight after being ambushed in his patrol car. police say the alleged gunman claimed he was acting in the name of i.s.i.l. al jazeera john terret joins us with the story. to say that the police officer is remarkable is an understatement. >> it is a miracle nonetheless that the officer survived,
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calling his actions a true testament to his bravery in what they say was a chilling attack. surveillance video captured the attack. a man in a long white robe walked up to a philadelphia police cruiser and fired 13 shots at officer jesse hartnet. he was wearing a bullet proof vest, still he managed to fire back hitting the suspect twice. >> the bravery he demonstrated was absolutely remarkable. his will to live undoubtedly saved his life. and we're ever so thankful to god that he's here today because this could have easily been a police funeral. >> reporter: hartnet's father says he is doing as well as could be possible. >> he's waking up. >> the.suspect was caught neern,
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edward archer confessed to the crime and said why he did it. >> he pledges allegiance to islamic state, follows allah and that's why he was committed to doing this. >> committing this cowardly act in the name of islam, according to him he believes that the police defend laws that are contrary to the teaching of the koran. stolen from another police officer's home two years ago, the shooting has nothing to do with islam or the islamic faith. >> in no way shape or form does anyone believe that islam or the teaching of islam has anything to do with what you see on the screen. it is abhorrent and terrible and doesn't represent the religion or its teachings. >> to determine if archer has been communicating with i.s.i.l. in any way or downloading online propaganda. archer has been arrested before on a variety of charges
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including aggravated assault and firearms violations. and according to the philadelphia inquirer newspaper, archer's mother says he has suffered head injuries and has been suffering from symptoms that his family recommended he get medical help. antonio mora. >> mexico's president enrique pena nieto said el chapo guzman was recaptured. >> achieved the capture of
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joaquin guzman. >> president enrique pena nieto broke the news earlier with this tweet, saying mission accomplished, we have him. six months ago he staged odaring ascape from one of mexico's most secure prisons, slipping through a hole in the floor that led to a mile long tunnel that ended at a construction site. >> the actual has pvc pipes and motorcycle adapted on rails as a transportation mechanism. >> some estimate it took about a year to build and cost about $1 million. similar to tunnels used by cartels to smug drugs into the u.s. an anonymous phone call tipped off the nation's marines. under guzman's leadership the
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sinaloa cartel named after his home state, authorities say he is responsible for nearly a quarter of the illegal drugs that come into the u.s. through mexico. whenever there's a community in the united states where you can find the presence of drugs such as heroin, cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, even designer drugs, those drugs are connected to el chapo. >> reporter: the sinaloa cartel operates in 50 states as many countries. the u.s. issued an extradition order less than two weeks before his escape. a movie about his escape, el chapo the escape of the century is scheduled to debut in mexican theaters next week. courtney kealy, al jazeera. earlier today i spoke with mall come beef, author of a book
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on el chapo, i asked him what the mexican government can do with him. >> try him, find him guilty of all charges, imprison him, make sure he is kept under wraps. that means putting the military in charge of running the prison and perhaps show the public every two months that he's still there. this is not too hard. let the press in. >> late word tonight, that u.s. attorney general loretta lynch said guzman will also have to answer for his crimes in the u.s. the justice department confirmed that a previous request to extradite the kingpin to the united states still stands. the leader of the armed occupation in oregon has rejected the sheriff's offer for safe passage out of harney county. ammon bundy said he and his fellow protester protesters wery
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to leave the government facilities just yet. a police sergeant in new york city is now facing departmental charges for her role in the death of eric garner. sergeant kiz canzi adonis was supervisor officers in 2014. adonis is the first officer to face formal charges for garner's death. officials had to start the disciplinary process now because a statute of limitations was about to expire. the justice department is investigating other officers involved in garner's death. the supreme court has temporarily halted the deportation of a dozen families who came to the u.s. from central america. they were detained during a raid that swept up a dozen people. they are all in the country
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illegally but as heidi zhou-castro reports activists say the families have legitimate asylum claims. >> two weeks after celebrating christmas when the one gift she had hoped for was asylum in the united states, gloria diaz and her 12-year-old daughter are back in detention awaiting deportation to el salvador. the pair had crossed the border last summer a weaf o wave of wod children escaping violence in central america. the family had to pay extortion fees and when the money ran out, diaz says, the gang killed an uncle and said the others were next. that's when they fled. once in the u.s., an asylum officer determined there was enough evidence for mother and daughter to pursue their claim
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in court. they were released on bond to stay here with diaz's sister in atlanta. diaz's sister said they had salvadorian police reports to prove the family was in danger. but an immigration judge denied the case and on the 2nd of january diaz's son woke to thousands of ice agents at the door. at that time hotel where diaz had found a job as a made that she was arrested and taken to the airport along with her daughter. the room they'd shared still had their things. they weren't allowed to pack. diaz's sister says she understands when ice targets immigrants who are drunk drivers or delinquents. but why a mother and child
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trying to live a normal life? >> the scenes that have been described to us by these families are nothing short of awful. >> ayes has arrested 121 women and children since the new year. in a statement, homeland security secretary jeh johnson said the raids targeted recent border-crossers who had exhausted their appeals. temporarily halted the deportation of at least 12 families including diaz and her daughter. >> the board of immigration appeals have stayed the immigration of every woman on whose behalf we have filed an appeal. these women have options and they do have rights. >> the government is doing its job by enforcing the country's laws and values. meanwhile, diaz says if they are
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sent back to el salvador they have no future. heidi zhou-castro, al jazeera, atlanta. >> strong showing in the job market, labor department said employers added just under 300,000 jobs last month. the unemployment rate held steady at 5.5%. a five year low. stocks continued to drop today, the dow dropped 167 points, for the week the dow fell more than 6% that is worst ever five day start to a year. today president obama vetoed republicans latest attempt to repeal the affordable care act. this is the first time such a bill actually made it to the president's desk. the bill passed the senate last month, the house passed it on friday. rather than refighting old political battles the president said, by voting to repeal basic
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protections that benefit the middle class, members of congress should be creating enthuse jobs. republican house speaker paul ryan says the president's actions were predictable but will not stop gop lawmakers from repealing acts. >> we will hold a vote to override this veto taking this process all the way to the end under the constitution. >> the speaker also predicted that the affordable care act will eventually collapse under its own weight. the obama administration is asking for help fighting i.s.i.l. online. how officials want to attack the group's sophisticated propaganda and recruitment machine. and the governor of maine says sorry for racially charged comments he made this week but his apology may not quiet the controversy.
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>> it's not looking pretty. i gotta pay my bills. >> you gotta do somethin', you know? try to keep your head above water. >> sunday... $38. thursday... $36. for this kind of money, i really don't give a s*át. >> a real look at the american dream. only on al jazeera america. o. >> federal authorities say they have arrested two iraqi refugees on throrm charges. oz mohammed unis al jaeb from
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california charged with traveling to syria and lying to investigators. prosecutors say the men did not plan any attacks in the u.s. house republicans are using the arrests to call on the senate to pass a bill to expand the vetting of refugees from syria and iraq. white house officials met with executives from leading silicon valley companies today. apple, facebook and twitter were among the corporate giants in the room. the purpose of the sit-down was to discuss social media's role in spreading screamist ideologies. al jazeera's jake ward explains why the government wants those companies' input. >> in the business of devising exactly what a surveillance program would want. they seek to track everybody about you, your movements, your connections with other people, your behavior in every room of the house.edwaredward snowden'ss continue to reveal the scope of
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the surveillance tape. but the open market for data, data that users give up every day by checking in on foursquare and posting tweets on our phones. google has an internet device that can tell when you are home. the nest turns heat on and off and the company says it will only use information to improve its services. nicole oser deals with technology and privacy at the american civil little bit organization of northern california. what the laws about what the government can collect from those companies are hopelessly loose and outdated. >> most of our privacy protections haven't been updated since the mid 1980s. companies have really been able to collect as much information as they want and the government's now been able to reach into this treasuretrophy of data with very little oversight.
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>> the biggest tech companies make their money by collecting and using all this information. think of google and facebook, selling ads tailored to you. but each new ad poses a risk. >> they fully understand they essentially have a covenant with their customers, a relationship based on trust and if they exploit that trust in the way that make their customers uncomfortable the employee is the -- the customer is going to leave. >> reporter: they have steadfastly opposed the passage of new laws that seek to enforce transparency. one of those proposals was california's right to know act. it was based on european union laws that require companies like google to reveal to customers exactly what data the companies collect and how the data is used. the proposed law died last year in the face of overwhelming
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opposition from the very tech companies that objected so strenuously to the nsa's behavior. >> they see themselves as being able to navigate between their business model and their need to maintain their customers' trust without my any help or rules from the government. >> it was nearly a century after the telephone was invented, it took a supreme court ruling and an act of congress to bar law enforcement, the companies that track us wherever we go and whatever we do. jacob ward, al jazeera, trance. >> the last kuwaiti prisoner at the guantanamo bay prison is back at home. held without charge for 14 years, probably served as osama bin laden's spiritual advisor.
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he has denied the recruitment campaign and says he never committed any terrorist action. president obama says he wants to close the facility before he leaves office. the mothers of the so-called influenzaffluenza teen, p stilln al jazeera america. >> looking at women voters as a monolithic block is really dangerous. >> kylhillary clinton,.
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>> governor of maine gave an apology of sorts for making a comment about his state's growing heroin epidemic. paul le page talk about drug
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dealers come into the state of maine. >> these are guys flamed d money smoothie, shifty, they sell their heroin then they go back home. incidental did i half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave. >> today le page talked to reporters about the incident. >> so if i slipped up and used the wrong word, i apologize to all the maine women. because it was not meant to isolate any one person. >> le page did not apology for the fictionalized name he gave to drug dealers which reporters said were meant to slight drug dealers. hillary clinton may have more
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work to do to win over young women voters. libby casey has more from washington. >> antonio, this weekend the clinton campaign sends out popular surrogates on the campaign trail on new hampshire. actress lena dunham and soccer player abby bullock abou. women in iowa with their own opinions and points of view about a hillary clinton presidency. >> i think it would be awesome. >> the model for the united states. >> i'm not completely sold. >> the clinton campaign is eager for women's vote but it's hard to be all things to all people. >> honestly i get a more solid feeling about bernie but i know he has got a lot of people, got that burn, got tao that fire
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ignited for people. >> clinton's main rival, bernie sanders, is appealing tomennials. rutgers university political scientists kelly ditmar says hillary clinton has a particular challenge for young women. >> looking at young women as a monolithic block is dangerous. >> women over 45 are more supportive of her than younger women. winning over minutials will be a key to a clinton presidency. because millennials traditionally voas democratic. >> they support more women than men, an important voting block to her success. >> clinton has surrogates out on the trail like 35-year-old
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daughter chelsea clinton. >> don't let anyone silence your voice. >> and using social media. she has to be careful not to appear too calculating. >> she's going to have to craft a message that is going to make her appear approachable. there's some places where hillary clinton have appeared too corny but she is going to have to work on her stride. >> relatability, it is going to be who will do the best job as president. >> that's kind of silly. it's a campaign, no one is their true self when they are trying to get a job. >> a job interview lasting ten more months during which time hillary clinton will try persuade women voters that she is qualified and speaking to them. doesn't mean the clinton campaign is ignoring men. the camp recognizes they will
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have to peel to men, young men in particular, sometimes referred to as bernie bros, she will have to work hard through surrogates and issues to bring out enthusiasm and make sure that male voters turn out at the polls. top-of-the-line. >> libby casey in washington. a group of scientists say we are living in a new geological age, ushered in by human activity. anthropocene marked by level of growing carbon dioxide, the old era haloocene lasted for 12,000 years. wanting to send astronauts to the moon by 2030, hopefully sending robots to the ploon's surface. neil armstrong and buzz aldrin
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were first to set foot on the moon in 1969. no one has set foot on the lunar is surface since 1972. head over to for the latest news. ray suarez is up next with "inside story." have a great night and great weekend. br weekend a few days after he laid out a new set of policies on guns, pps virginia to talk to americans about his proposals and about his legal approach to keeping gups out of the hands of the wrong people. no drama obama talked about the annual firearms death toll. the push back he got remind him how hard it is at this moment to propose anything that changes the way we buy and use guns? the president and the