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presidential candidates trade jabs with weeks to go before the iowa caucus. >> it seems a though it's open season on black men. >> video shows police officers gunning down another unarmed black man. >> several arrests made in indonesia as police are searching for the main culprits in the jakarta attacks. >> oscar outrage. complaints about discrimination. ♪
just 17 days to go before the iowa presidential caucuses. the gloves have come off, as they say, with two the top republican candidates. >> the bromance between trump and cruz. >> rising tensions dominated the forum leaving little time for other candidates to make an impression. >> the blow by blow. >> i have spent my entire life defend, the constitution before the u.s. supreme court, and i will tell you, i am not going to be taking legal advice from donald trump. >> the long simmering smackdown between ted cruz and donald trump finally, boiled over. the gloves came off when moderators asked cruz if he was qualified to be president even though he was born in canada.
>> i recognize donald is dismayed that his poll numbers are falling in iowa. the facts of the law are clear, under longstanding u.s. law, the child of a u.s. citizen born abroad is a natural born citizen. >> trump argued it would hang over cruz's head and said cruz was wrong on the polls. >> he is in iowa and in the last three polls, i am beating you. you shouldn't misrepresent how well you are doing with the polls. you don't have to say that i was all for you until because that was a misrepresentation. >> they sparred on what trump's socially liberal new york values. >> not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan. i am just saying. >> trump turned the table winning applause by arguing 9-11 was when the world saw new york colors. >> downtown manhattan and everybody in the world watched and everybody in the world loved
new york and loved new yorkers. and i have to tell you, that was a very insulting statement that ted made. >> trump and cruz dominated the air time. the other five left trying to score points. jeb bush took aim at trump's plan
to ban all muslim immigrants. >> we don't have to have refugees come to our country. but all muslims? seriously. what does that set for the rest of the world that the u.s. is a serious player? >> the other big target, president obama and the woman who hopes to succeed him in the white house, hillary clinton. >> i think we have to get back to what this election has to be about. in 2008, a president that doesn't want to fix america. he wants to changing america. we believe we elected a president that's weakening america, doesn't believe in the free enterprise system. this has to be about reversing that damage. >> storitime with barack obama
and i've got to tell you, it was a amazing. >> to be honest with you, hillary clinton would be a national security disaster. >> she wouldn't just be a disaster. she is disqualified from being commander in chief of the united states. >> the debate past the two hour mark, chris christie who earlier said he would kiss president obama's rear entered into a market between rubio and cruz. >> the republicans will
get another chance to take on each other and the democrats two weeks from now. paul beban, al jazeera. >> candidates have debated before the main event who came out swinging against president obama and hillary clinton. >> i have been blessed by a lot of opportunities to do a lot of things in my life, and unlike another woman in this group, i actually spend time with my husband. >> in the state of the union, he
talked about how the economy was doing. i guess with people he hangs out with, it's probably doing great. but the president should have stood in the line at the lay away counter at wal-mart just before christmas. he would have heard a very different story. >> former pennsylvania senator rick santorum blasted president obama ol chooiment change. he said it has cost two million jobs. rand paul chose to skip it t he has been making media appearances. he said the group wsaavy. >> bracing for more protests today after the release of another policeman shooting video that shows an officer killing someone. >> look closely towards the right and you see a crash as he
gets out after car he had aldly stolen. he starts running. he was unarmed but he was holding something. it turned out to be a smart phone. within seconds, the officer started shooting from behind. on the ground, he died as officers handcuffed him. >> investigators were told he saw him holding a dark object and possibly turning towards him. >> at tractor-trailer. >> they never said, i think he has a gun. >> the shooting was ruled withinp police department policy and the officer never faced. >>. investigators for the independent police authority it was david. he said he found the shooting not justified and wouldn't recommend it. davis was overruled by his boss and later davis was fired. we talked to davis about the videos released.
>> i think the message from the video comes out, there is more trans piece now. his boss a negro, was released after another video ruled a justifiable shooting. >> officer is now facing a murder charge. >> we truly believe that what they are telling us is truthful? >> then that's great. but as of right now, no one. >> the superintendent said this week that the department is working okay coming up with new guidelines for when officers can ant cannot use deadly force. >> our goal is to change the way officers think when they have a critical incident by establishing time and distance to allow for more prudent thinking and physical space for a safer environment.
>> reporter: changes will come far too late for demonstrators who took to the streets after the reece of the have i yesterday and are taking credit for the city's backing down on the chapman video. >> it seems young black in the city of chicago, they kill them without conscious. it's like they go safari hunting. >> that former investigator told us mcbride has shot two other unarmed people and note he has a slew of excessive force complaints against him. he remains on the beat today. >> andy rosgen reporting, the police department tried for years to block the release of that individual yes. >> four of the five bombers who carried out an attack that killed two people, thousands prayed for peace in jakarta where the blast happened thursday. people are waiting for an explanation in indonesia's
security forces. >> indonesia trying to i need few out who was involved in thursday's attacks. they say they have evidence of indonesia's attacks. >> itt he is the chief until, the one basically, you know, with that information. >> the operation is still on the run. three other men were arrested in jakarta. police have not confirmed they are involved in thursday's attacks. analysts say an estimated 120 have been trained to commit isil-in spired attacks. >> they have training camps. they have been filing in the jungle and have trained in difficult circumstances. we have information they have
received money from isil and uigur people in china. >> it was taken by surprise by the what is called an intelligence failure. the government says it's looking for a softer approach. >> afghanistan and iraq and the approach, you know, much more. >> indonesia's largest christian organization with more than 40 million backers together with those from other religions and called isil an enemy of islam to condemn isil. >> terrorists are our own enemies in the states. terrorism is against humanity,
against reledge on, especially against islam. authorities are conducting struggling to the country hoping to announce some signifcancer. al jazeera. jakarta. >> this morning, the u.s. navy is opening an investigation into the mistake that the caused two boats to stray into iranian waters. the 10 naval officers on board are back in the u.s. a series of interviews before they return to duty. ash carter says some type of navigational glitch caused the error. >> this much is clear, there was a navigational error of some kind. we don't know yet. we are talking to those folks. we will find out. >> iran released sailors in less than one day. obama administration says that's due to improved communication as a result of the nuclear deal.
>> the michigan governor says he wants president obama to declare a federal emergency in the county and provide federal aid. the water supply has dangerous levels of lead. there was a announcements that there was a spike in legionairs disease. 10 people have died. >> there is a major rain on the east coast this morning. let's bring in paul mitchell. >> we have a couple of areas coming together that will cause a number of problems over the next few days. if you look at the broad picture, we have what we will be monitoring in the northwest. we will have more on the next half hour. a combination of a disturbance moving through the great lakes right now and something southward that has been developing and we are going to, over the next couple of days, watch both of these areas. here is a closer look at all of that. one low pressure area near the great lakes. but the front is going to be impacting a lot of people with colder air as we get into the
weekend and more moisture with the portion of this. this will develop and depending upon how close this is, more areas of rain. as amentioned, light snow showers right now in michigan especially with the wind direction of this. >> could be the heaviest. northern parts of michigan the rest of this, a one-or two-in snow in minneapolis today about 20 degrees tomorrow could be in the negatives. advisory sometimes to go to 30 or 40 below, what it feels like on the skin. the developing area in the south will traffic off of the coastline. most of all of this clears through by saturday morning, saturday afternoon. >> will be great news but the cold air ushers in behind it it will clear out in time for the
>> i will be a commander in chief that will have the back of the military. >> jeb bush spoke about the pentagon resources. >> every weapons system has been gutted. >> the pentagon has complained about some weapons systems but the blanket statement by mr. bush is nonsense. some key elements of the military like special forces have been expanded. the former florida governor spoke about the obama administration's foreign policy and added this. >> the simple fact is that the world has been torn asunder. >> maybe but factually, that is not true. marco rubio also delivered absolute about president obama. >> this president, ever chance he has ever gotten has tried to undermine the second amendment. >> every chance? even the national rival association says that's in and out true. >> new jersey governor chris
christrist spoke of iran. >> take tatars like iran are taking our navy ships. >> in fact, the sailors acknowledged they were in iranian waters. even the pentagon called it a navigational error and obama could not have done anything to stop it. christie got tangled up regarding rubio. >> governor christie has endorsed many ideas barack supported. >> i didn't support sonya sotomayor. >> 1994, while a candidate for county office, christie was voted in the newspaper saying he did support the non-profit privately with my personal contribution. regarding soto indicate mayor, he wrote in a statement, i support her appointment. >> donald trump on the on the campaign referred to ted cruz born in canada and questions his
eligibility as president. >> there is a big overhang you can't do that to the party. >> most say it's not a big issue. his mother was an american citizens. trump provided a chance during the debate. south carolina nikki haiey criticized campaign fueled by anger and she was describing him. >> our country is being run by incompetent people, and, yes, i am angry. >> david sure of ther, al jazeera. >> a former aid to president george w. bush joins us live from washington. has this campaign evolved into a campaign looking for political
points? >> there are going to be some pin occasion yeses given out by the washington post you are getting your record out as much as you can and you attack those besides you. i think it was a fair and balanced debate. fox did a wonderful job in making it a true debate. a lot of lively conversation. in my opinion it was what was needed. >> a battle between north and south, the mid west over the statement that donald trump had new york values. take a license. >> not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan. i am just saying that. everybody in the world watched. everybody in the world loved new york and loved new yorkers and i have to tell you that was a very
insulting statement. i will take note. >> there was some suggestion that this is dog whistle politics. >> trump, i think, clearly a great debater, ted cruz walked right into that. if you are going to be president of the united states, new york is, i think, one of the third largest gross domestic products in the country. valuable to the success or failure of how we are going to be seen today, tomorrow, dog whistle politics is those issues that don't matter this will tell you what kind of president someone will be when they disrespect a large percentage of a percent of our country. i come from new york. i love new york.
i am a republican conservative. but there are a lot of good republican conservatives in new york. >> while we are at the subject of disrespecting a large percentage of the person. steve jobs was a syrian. if you are a muslim living in this country or wanting to come to this country, you didn't feel too good last night. the party has been critical of hispanics, women, blacks, now muslims. how do you win a general election with that backdrop? >> there are some candidates, very now, who agreed with donald trump. a very small percentage. the get news is most of the population -- it's wrong. as a republican, i reject that. and i think that the vast majority of americans, whether republican, democratic, whoever you are, reject tra. i think in the general election,
that kind of looking down on others, americans are not going to support that kind of politics. >> there is a general consensus, donald trump, the person who said it, banning them for now could win the republican primary. whe from where you sit and what you hear, where does the republican party come behind them? >> i don't think they would. i think if he were the nominee, it would fracture our party. i think you would see a third party candidate. so i don't think that donald trump will be the nominee. nobody's cast a vote yet. it doesn't matter what the actual polls say. it matters what the people who vote say. >> on the democratic side bernie sanders is gaining ground against hillary clinton n south carolina, more than half of all democrats are black. and that is where clinton maintains a solid lead. sanders is kicking off a tour
designed to bridge that gap. >> it was the kind of shot out candidates never want. black lives matter meeting bernie sanders. the group has interruptedents by hillary clinton and martin o'malley. this was the second time for sanders. he took, appointing a black lives matter as. >> his most recent effort, black and brown forum in iowa. >> many republicans, elementary schools, high schools, are just not working. >> sanders faces an uphill
battle. >> don't believe... >> a political science and editor of the african-american news site, "the roots." "wham they are going to go accomplish, all of those things combined it's hard. >> that's the speech winning many of the democratic races including south carolina. the first big contest after iowa and new hampshire. if sanders wins those first two predominantly white states, he mitt get a boost. he may hit a wall in south carolina for more than half of democratic voters. >> 80% of those black voters support hillary clinton. >> there is a whole history legacy of the collintons and the establishment of the black community from way back with the
collintons. >> rick wade is a south carolina democratic and businessman and ran the african vote effort in 2008 for then candidate barack obama. this election, he has turned from the clinton and o'malley campaign but -- heard from the clinton and o'malley campaign and saying sanders is behind the curve. >> what is about bernie sanders, he has records regarding the civil rights and voting rights. he is spot on. but >> one man who is trying to change that? rapper mike, sanders most vocal black supporter. >> give it up.
it's enough for the sanders campaign to hope it will resonate. some are listening. >> the conventional wisdom is clinton has the black vote locked up. one analyst told us she is certain this election year. al jazeera, washington. a computer glitch, washington state says they have not found some of the glitches. >> louisiana coastline putting christmas trees to good use in a landfill.
>> celebrity chef, marcus samuelsson. >> i've had the fortune to live out my passion. >> his journey from orphan to entrepreneur. >> sometimes in life, the worst that can ever happen to you can also be your savior. >> and serving change through his restaurants. >> we hired 200 people here in harlem... these jobs can't be outsourced. >> i lived that character. >> we will be able to see change. ♪ ♪ welcome back to your world this morning. it is 7:30 eastern. taking a look at today's top stories. senator ted cruz and donald trump at the republican debate last night the two dominating air time. the next republican debate is two weeks from now. >> police in chicago releasing surveillance footage of another officer killing an unarmed 17-year-old. this time it was cedrick chatman
three years ago. video is evidence in a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the officers involved it. comes as the city and the mayor face criticism over the use of deadly force by city police. >> and police say a suicide attack in jakarta was funded by aisles. indonesian authorities identified four of five bombers who attacked a starbucks and a police traffic booth with bombs, guns and suicide belts. they have also arrested three people in connection to the attack. two people were killed along with all five attackers. >> and money is making headlines this friday morning. china's stock market now said to be closing at a bear market after closing down another 3 1/2% this morning. u.s. cruise dipping below $30 a barrel the first time since 2,003. >> falling crude prices may be good news for consumers now members of opec the continued decline in oil prices is real cause for concern. al jazeera's john terrett explains. >> reporter: low prices at the pump are great for road trips but within opec they are
concerned the strategy that led to cheap gas has gone too far. the price has gone down so much some nations can't function properly. like nigeria which is pushing to a meet to go cut the production to stem the fro fall. oil is hovering around $30 right now. the break even price for major oil exporters is far higher. saudi arabia, morning $100 per barrel. slightly less per barrel for other key exporters, but still well above where i'll has been trading for weeks. only this week british petroleum, b.p. cut jobs. the blame is being laid at the door of saudi arabia. >> the saudis are saying we are not going to seed market share to other members of owe perk, in particular iran and iraq. so they have opened the spigots. >> reporter: and it's not just their neighbors in the middle east, the saudis are concerned about. they are also irritated with washington, d.c., too. not least for making nice with
iran in the wake of the nuclear deal. but also because the u.s. is now a major oil producer in its own right with new technologies and oil discoveries allowing private producers to add jobs and reduce long-standing dependency on foreign sources of oil. >> this is part of a broader collapse really in global commodities that is going to affect china. all of the developing world. >> reporter: add to the mix the global economic slow down especially in china, and you have a recipe for cheap oil as far as anyone can see in to the future. arab nations led bite saudis have a history of holding the world to ran some over oil. back in 1973, opec was hardly out of the headlines. an embargo on deliveries from the big oil countries meant the price of a barrel shot up $3 more here in the united states, it became known as the first oil shock. the same thing is happening today but in reverse. there is no guarantee an insurgent meeting of opec will do anything to drive up the price of oil. all sides semen willing to
budge. so as it stands enjoy cheap pump prices but do spare a thought for the affect it might all have on the global economy in 2016. john terrett, al jazeera, new york. we could hear as soon as today about bill changes in how the u.s. government manages coal. the climate change would force federal official to his consider the environmental cost of mining and burning coal when making decisions on how to use land. president obama repeated his vow to try to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in his state of the union address this week. >> one of the biggest players in the financial housing bubble has settled with the federal government. goldman sachs reaching a $5 billion deal with the justice department. the agreement also resolves claims from state investigations as well. goldman was accused of fraudulently marketing mortgage-backed securities. the settle includes a $1.8 billion payment. and that computer glitch that released thousands of inmates in wash state has now been fixed but not everyone has been found.
police say they are still looking for some of the prisoners that got out early. al jazeera's is breeja register reports. >> reporter: matt was 17 years old when he was violently stabbed outside a house party in 2000 level. his father says at first e.r. doctors weren't sure he would survive. >> when they got him they got him first time here and clipped a bowel down there that was the most serious, they had to open him up all the way. >> reporter: while his son recovered from his injuries, he kept track of curtis robinson the man serving final for the assault. >> i was on it the whole time. from day one. just because it, you know, it was bothering to me. so -- and i figured someone would do something that horrific, i don't care if it's one hour, one day, two days, three days, you get out when you are supposed to get out. >> reporter: he discovers an incorrect release date for robinson and alerted corrections authorities. turns out, robinson wasn't the only one, since 2002, 3200
prisoners have been let out of washington state prisons too early. so far corrections has identified 107 people it believes need to return to prison. >> knowing that there was an error, knowing that people overtime on their sentence, on their conviction, it was our goal to bring them in. >> reporter: they ahead smits the state has failed some families. at least two of the prisons let out earlier accused of killing people. jeremiah smith is now back in jail after police say he shot a 17-year-old in spokane during an attempted robbery. just days after he was mistakenly released last may. three months too early. and robert jackson is charged with vehicular homicide after crashing his car last november and killing his passenger, a mother of two. he had been leased from jail last august, but should have been released four months later. >> when there is a situation like this, where there is an error and there is tragedy that
comes of that, it's just overwhelming. >> reporter: the department of corrections says it has fixed that computer glitch that caused thousands of prisoners to be released too early. they believe that as of this week, all prisoners currently serving time will have their sentences calculated correctly. but the department is still tasked with finding those who they have let out too early. prisoners like david jennings, who was convict ed in connection with a drive by shooting and served a decade in prison before being mistaken legalesed last summer. cameron rosenthal a friend and co-worker says jennings had already start today put his life back together. including making a living waiting tables. >> he was doing great. his guests loved him. he moved up to serving about three months after i got there. and his -- yeah, his guests loved him. always gave rave reviews, he's great, he's your best server, he's amazing. >> reporter: a couple of weeks ago jennings voluntarily turned himself in to authorities to serve out the remainder of his sentence. about 10 weeks. corrections officials are still
trying to track down seven prisoners who have not turned themselves in and remain at large. >> we are actively searching for them. so i think that he'll get everyone. i think that we will have confinement, time owed, paid, it may take a little bit of time. >> reporter: it's also taking time too review the sentencing errors which date back more than a decade. sabrina register, al jazeera, washington. there are now fewer than 100 prisoners left at guantanmo bay. the united states transferred 10 men from yemen thursday, they are now on their way to oman. the men had been held at get know a decade or more without charge. president obama pledge ed in 2009 to close the prison. the administration has been releasing prisoners as it prepares a plan to shut it down. 93 men are still being held. and we are following this breaking news story coming out of france, it involves a drug trial gone wrong. six people now in critical condition including one who is in a coma after a clinical trial
of a new drug unconfirmed reports are saying that it was a candace-based pain curl. france's health minister says it is a very serious accident. a trial at a private lab has now been suspended. vice president joe biden is on his way to philadelphia this morning to launch a new effort to cure cancer. president obama revealed the cancer fighting during his state of the union. >> last year vice president said that when the new moonshot, america can cure cancer. last month, he worked with this congress to give scientists at the national institute of health the strongest resources that they have had in over a decade. [ applause ] >> so tonight i am announcing a new national effort to get it done. and because he's gone to the mat for all of us on so many issues over the past 40 years, i am putting joe in charge of mission control. [cheering and applause] >> for the loved ones we have all lost, for the families that
we can still save, let's make america the country that cures cancer once and for all. what do you say, joe? [cheering and applause] >> let's make it happen. >> following the president's advice president biden published an article in medium. writing that he wants to devote more resources towards beating cancer and breakdown information silo to his try to unify the tkpwhroeubl front against cancer. the disease is now the leading cause of death around the world. dr. otis is the chief medical officer for the american cancer society joining us from atlanta, georgia. dr. , thank you so much for being -- doctor, thank you so much for being with us this morning. in the cancer community, do people still talk about a cure? >> yes, we do talk about a cure, however some cancers we hope to cure many we though stall out the model is very much like h.i.v. or diabetes. some cancers where people will live in coexistence with those
diseases with good quality of life for decades. but there is talk of cure for some cancers. i think the goal of a cure is actually a good thing. >> there are hundreds of cancers as you know, it is not one disease. it sounds like the idea of a moonshot. a day where news broadcasts will declare a clear victory against all cancers is not exactly realistic. >> i don't think we are going to have a day where we will declare victory against all cancers in the next century or so. however, i like the idea of a moonshot because the analogy really does work. because what we need in the scientific and medical community right now is command and control. we need a nasa administrator who is actually going to say we need to invest more money in this area, invest less money in this area. make the whole system more efficient. we have had an aids czar that has done something very similar in a very successful model. >> one of the main problems, i understand in advancing the
fight against cancer, doctor is that what drug companie companid academics already know about cancer is not getting to patients that need treatment right now and vice president biden others have said that data and research that exists is siloed. how far can the federal government go to breakdown those solo is. silos. >> i think am individual like joe biden who is loved on both sides of the aisle and tremendously respected can shine some light on this and actually force doctors and researchers to actually collaborate and actually make research more efficient. >> and i want to talk about that. because just a few days after the president's announcement, and i want to put up a picture of this guy, because i had never heard of him. a billionaire entrepreneur named patrick soon sean a doctor announced a collaboration between rival drug companies. rival drug companies working together to do clinical trials to see how all their different drugs can work together to treat tumors. it's called combined therapy.
is that a breakthrough that type of collaboration. >> it as are absolutely s he's a true innovator. this is the sort of thing we need to do. and i think vice president biden can actually cat lies even more activities like in. >> what about prevention and the focus that and development of that area and search for treatments and cures. have a lot of advancement been make en there. >> thank you for that question the one thing that has not come up in this debate or discussion is discussion about prevention. we do need do more research on prevention. truth be told we have had a 23 to 25% decrease in age-adjusted mortality from cancer over the last 25 years. and much of that has come from prevention activities. i think that we need to have both research on prevention, research on treatment, and research on how we get these new findings to people, because a goodly portion of the american population with cancer does not
get what i would call optimal care. perhaps 20% of women with breast cancer have something wrong with their current treatment. they are not getting the fruits of our current research. >> doctor otis braly, thank you so much for your expertise on the issue this morning. >> thank you. fascinating conversation. so many of us touched by cancer. in fact all of us touched by cancer. also reading just last week that what we eat may be something that's causing canner. >> that prevention piece is very important. switching gears to weather. some storms, in fact, back to back storms now moving in to the northwest. good morning, nicole. >> meteorologist: good morning. we have already seen round one another one poised. although i was just looking at the drought monitor recently and we have really carved out an area getting out of that because of all the recent rain. that at least is a good benefit. but you can see one area that has moved in. already because of this, and the snow it's bringing along with it. we have a lot of different winter weathers are you advisory, winter storm watches and evening storm warning for portions of the sierra. part that have is the next
system that will come in bringing heavy moisture and snow. look at this some avalanche concerns in portions of montana. i mentioned this is one too, so here is the first one that we have already seen starting to pull in. look at how wide this next system coming in is. that's a lot of moisture associated with it. so as that pulls in, especially i would say for sunday, heavy rain for places like california, something that we'll have to watch even though some places are getting a brief break right now. the other big story this week while temperatures remain pretty typical for this time. year in the northwest where we e have all this moisture watch it going down from minneapolis from the 20s to the single digits tomorrow. and that air is spreading across the country through the course of the weekend. nicole mitchell, thank you. excuse me. we are now about two weeks in to the new year and some of you feeling those post holiday blues, the decorations are down, the christmas trees at the curb. but as al jazeera's john man thamartin reports some trees are
being put to good use. >> reporter: in new orleans the season is changing. from christmas to carnival. but before the revel are you becomes community service. >> i am a member of a dance grouped called the organize began grinders fountain ed in 2010. not only do we do marty gray parades but a lorings large of what we do is philanthropic work. >> reporter: valerie is one of over 50,000 volunteers par paying in the jefferson parish christmas tree marsh respiration project. the parish government collects the discarded christmas trees and delivers them to a local marina where volunteers recently spent a saturday morning tossing trees in to a boat and placing them in to cribs built out of two-by-fours to create a marsh wall. >> with this wave energy, strikes these structures. so it's not striking the shoreline. so what it does is it allows the shoreline to grow and what you see behind us is marsh. >> reporter: the project is focused on two miles of shoreline in part of the area.
the fastest eroding basin in the u.s., using eye football field of land every hour. it's a small, but necessary contribution to combat coastal erosion. >> we need the large scale projects. no doubt about it. our challenges are daunting. we need to get the sediment from the mississippi river. we need to pump than and buildup the land. we need to use that river to sustain it. but with that said, we also need the smaller projects as well. >> reporter: and community involvement is needed as well. the program doesn't have a budget, so it relies on volunteers, including residents and the local fire departments to provide boats and labor. now in its 26th year. the program has recycled over 750,000 trees and built several miles of shoreline structures. protecting hundreds of acres of marshland. >> it's a successful program. yes, it is. as long as you can make train these structures, and it gives the shoreline a chance. >> every year we lose miles of
coast land due to coastal erosion. so, you know, in 100 years or so, if we want to have a significant portion of the state of lew, we havthe stateof louiso projects like this to save and protect the coast land and all the individual indication and aquatic live that comes with it. something tells me santa clause would a previous of using those freeze that purpose. >> i sopping so. trait adam lull white. >> we are talking about the criticism of the lack of diversity in the academy award nominations. plus. >> move over, t-rex, the reveal of what may be the world's largest dinosaur. dinosaur.
the agent i just leasing its list of oscar nominees and once again many complain it lacks diversity. >> many are crying foul after mine on or at thises were shutout of all the major category. al jazeera's john henry smith has more. >> reporter: a year ago host neil patrick harris proclaimed the oscars to be a celebration of the best and waitest. the latest nominations have many complaining that nothing has changed. >> we are please today announce the film selected as the best picture nominees. >> reporter: the #oscarssowhite quickly began trends on the ground 30 after not a single person of color was nominate ed in any of the acting categories
and not a single film with a predominantly nonwhite cast was put up for best picture. you have to make diversity the watch word in hollywood. you pay lip serve toys it all the time. yet your flagship event is all white. >> reporter: many thought movies like creed, starring michael b. jordan. beast of no nation starting i had rig alba and concussion starring will smith w deserved o be honored. and the lack of nomination nomin n.w.a. surprised everybody the motion picture academy's president. >> i really was disappointed. i was. i loved straight out of compton. >> how do you have 10 categories available, the you only choose eight films but don't include straight out of compton. >> reporter: tim gray says the personal taste of some voters may be to blame. >> i do wonder if enough of them say straight out of compton. because i talked to a couple of
people that said it's not my kind of music. i said this isn't a music have i >> reporter: loenard maltin says the academy's voting may play a role. >> if it wasn't your number one choice it doesn't get counted until all the number one choices get counted it could have been everybody's number two on three choice and not the make the cut. >> reporter: but some say there may be an upside over a new debate over diversity at the oscars. >> people will say don't just talk, you have to do it. talking gets to the do. and we are going to do. >> reporter: i mentioned the pointed comment of last year's oscars host neil patrick hair let that piece. you can likely pictures that and more from this years host sharp-tongued comedian chris rock. >> you think? >> yeah. >> how did some of the films you mentioned in the lower profile categories. >> straight out of compton got a
mom nation for screen write bug that was 22 white writers. >> and creed and its black director ryan cook her. >> i am a film buff and i have watched most of these movie, it would be immaterial possibles. watch beast of no nations and ignore the young kid that played in that movie, he was that good. >> another snub. >> another snub. john henry smith, thank you very much. >> thanks, john. you remember godzilla, a dinosaur has been found that dwarfs got sill a the mythical mon they are and it's tall titanasaurus. gabriel elizondo checked out the massive beast. >> reporter: unveiled to the public for the first time one of the biggest dinosaurs ever discovered. at 37 meters or 122 feet, this dinosaur is so long, it can't even fit all the way in the museum gallery. so the head sticks out the door. it's a first of its kind ever discovered.
scientists don't everybody have an official name for it yesterday until then they are calling it the tita titanasauru. they are not even sure if it's mail or female but what they do know when it romeed the earth nearly 100 million years ago it weighed 70-tons order equivalent of 10 african elephants. >> i am pretty tall guy but as you can see only come up to the knee of this dinosaur, it gives you a sense of how big it was. but the crazy part is, paleontologists believe when this dinosaur died it was only an adolescent. not everything a full grown adult. you can only imagine that you big its parents must have been. it was unearthed in a remote part of the patagonia region of argentina in 2014 and, took a team of paleontologists 18 months to excavate the more than 200 bones. unlike most huge dinosaur remains where only fragments are left. this dinosaur was 70% intact.
>> you need a fairly complete skeleton to start to understand these animals as living organisms. and this is what we can do now. with this highly complete skeleton for the first time we will be able to answer those questions. >> reporter: some of the remains were sent to a laboratory in canada where a cast of the entire dinosaur was made. a team of workers at the american museum of natural history in new york then put the dinosaur back together an arduous task unlike anything the museum has ever undertaken. the giant is now on display for young and old to gaze at and admire. now opening a unique window in to unanswered questions on how the biggest of the big lived and eventually died. gabriel elizondo, al jazeera, new york. two astronauts are on a 6 1/2 hour space walk at the international space station fixing a broken power unit and
laying cables for new docking mechanisms they are working quickly to swat out of the power at this time before the station emerges from the earth's shadow and the solar panels start producing i electricity. ahead in the next hour. china's ripple affect around the globe. the cost of war. presidential slope. s call for more military spending but more money may not mean more security. >> steph and i are back with two more minutes with more of your world this morning, we'll see you then. >> these people have decided that today they will be 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?
since sent the constitution hasn't changed. [ laughter ] >> but the poll numbers have. political push back, republican presidential candidates going after each other as the clock is now ticking down to iowa. indonesia's thoupbt suspects a predawn raid captures three men with possible ties to an isil tack in jakarta. >> chicago on edge again fears of protest after newly-released video showing police shooting
and killing an unarmed black teen. chineses stocks enter a bear market sending global shock exchange tumbling. ♪ ♪ welcome to your world this morning i am stephanie sy. >> i am del walters. the first nominating contest of the presidential election seven days way but the tone has changed dramatically between the two top republican contenders. >> donald trump and ted cruise shouted at each other in the recognize can debate. the texas senator went after his receiver follow questioning his slit sen ship and so-called new york values. >> the sometimes heated back and forth between the leading candidates monopolized the night. al jazeera's paul bieber on the an has more. >> i have spent my entire life defending the congress tunes before the u.s. supreme court and i will tell you i am not taking legal advice from donald trump. >> reporter: thursday night the long-simmering smack down between senator ted cruz and
donald trump finally boiled over. the gloves came off when fox business moderators asked cruz whether he's qualified to be president. because he was born in canada. something trump has raised questions about. >> i recognize that donald is dismayed that his poll numbers are falling in iowa. but the facts and the law here are really quite clear under longstanding u.s. law the child of a u.s. citizens born abroad is a natural-born citizen. >> reporter: a clearly angry trump argued the issue you would hangover cruz's head if he becomes the nominee. and said cruz was wrong on the polls. >> in iowa now as you know, ted, in the last three polls, i am beating you, so you shouldn't misrepresent how well you are doing with the polls. you don't have to say that. in fact, i was all for you until you started doing that because that's a misrepresentation. >> reporter: the men then sparred over what cruz suggested were trump's socially liberal new york values. >> not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan.
i am just saying. >> reporter: but here trump turned the tables. winning applause by arguing 9/11 was when the world saw new york's true colors. >> and we rebuilt downtown manhattan and everybody in the world watched and everybody in the world loved new york and and lost new yorkers. that was a very insulting statement that ted made. >> reporter: trump and cruz dominated the air time, the other five candidates left trying to score points when they could get a word in. former florida governor jeb bush took aim at trump's plan to ban all muslim immigrants. >> we don't have to have refugees come to our country but all muslims, seriously? what kind of signal does that send to the rest of the world that the does a serious player in creating peace and security 67 the other big targets of the night, of course, president obama and the the woman who hopes to succeed him in the white house hillary clinton tonight. >> i hate to interrupt this episode of court tv. we have to get back to what the election has to be about.
in 2008 we elected a president that didn't want to mix america he wants to change america. we elected a president that's weakening america on the global stage, we elected a president that doesn't believe in the free enterprise system. this elect has to be about reversing all of that damage. >> on tuesday night i watched story time with barack obama and i gotta tell you, it sounded like everything in the world was going amazing, you know. >> to be honest with you, hillary clinton would be a national security disaster. >> she wouldn't just be a disaster, hill lynn rhode island clinton is disqualified from being commander and chief of the united states. >> reporter: as the debate passed two hour mark, new jersey governor chris christie who had earlier said that he would kick president obama's rear butted in to an argument between senators rubio and cruz. >> you already had your chance, mark and you blew it. >> reporter: the republicans gets another chance to take on each other and the democrats two weeks from now. paul, al jazeera, new york. now, the lower polling g.o.p. presidential candidates debated before the main vent they came out swinging against
president obama and hillary clinton. >> i have been blessed by a lot of opportunities to do a lot of things in my life. and unlike another woman in this race, i actually love spending time with my husband. [ laughter ] >> in the state union he talked about how great the economy was doing and i guess for the people he hangs out with it's probably doing great. but the president should have stood in the line at the layaway counter at wal-mart just before christmas. he would have had a very different store. >> i former pennsylvania senator rick santorum also blasted president obama on climate change he says the president's policies have caused 2 million jobs to leave the country. >> the other side loves debt. loves spending. doesn't care how much your kids or grandkids will have. >> rants paul was slated for that under card debate but he chose to skip it. the kentucky senator instead has been making a lot of immediate ye appearances paul has had far
more air time the last few days than he would have had in the under card debate. indonesia authorities identified four of the five bomb that's carried out the attack that led two people dead. as al jazeera's step vaessen reports people are now waiting for an explanation from indonesian security forces. >> reporter: they have been accused of being caught off guard. police in indonesia are now trying to find out who was involved in thursday's attacks. the they say they have evidence in indonesian ex-convict who joined isil in syria may have planned the attack. >> he give the order from syria. but he has also the chief in in indonesia, he's the one basically, you know, prepared this operation. >> reporter: in jakarta? >> in nba jakarta. >> reporter: the alleged leader of the operation is still on the run. three on men were arrested in the suburb of jakarta. suspected of plotting an attack. police have not confirmed if
they are involved in thursday's attacks. analysts say an estimated 120 indonesians have been trained to commit isil-inspired attacks. >> translator: they have training camps them ben to syria, fighting as warlords in the junk and have trained in difficult circumstances. we have information that they have received money from isil through people in china. >> reporter: despite warnings analysts say the authorities were taken by surprise on thursday in what's been described as an intelligence failure. stricter anti-terrorism laws are being discussed in parliament. but the government says it would rather focus on what it calls their approach. >> look at u.s. experience in afghanistan, iraq, and somewhere else with that approach they can solve the problem. they can make the situation become much worse. >> reporter: indonesia's largest muslim organization with more than 40 million members together with leaders from other
religions has called isil an em my of islam they are planning a peace rally this weekend to condemn aisles. >> translator: terrorists are our own common enemies. the enemy of the indonesian people, of the indonesian state, of our religious communities. terrorism is against humanity, against rereligions especially against islam. >> reporter: authorities are conducting raids in several parts of the country. hoping soon to announce some significant arrests. step vaessen, al jazeera, jakarta. dozens of kenyan soldiers have been killed today in an tack on a so knowledge january base it happened in a southwest town that border kenya about 300 miles from mogadishu starting with a car bomb. heavily armed al-shabab fighters stormed the base killing at least 63 soldiers. >> and uncief teams working in syria say the situation there is heartbreaking. they say that people and children are starving. workers say they saw a
malnourished 16-year-old boy die in front of their eyes. u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon calling the starvation of civilians a war crime. >> reporter: more aid is finally delivered to the starving people. in a town blockaded by the syrian government. this is the second delivery of food and medicine this week. but before that the town was cut off for three months. at least 28 people died from starvation. in some of his strongest comments yet. after almost five years of war in syria, the u.n. secretary general, ban ki-moon, told the u.n. general assembly, this was a war crime. >> the town has been the victim of deliberate starvation. let me be clear, the use of food as a weapon of war is a war crime. all sides, including the the syn
government which has the primary responsibility to protect syrians, are committing atrocious acts prohibited under international humanitarian law. >> reporter: afterwards he told reporters that the besieged areas where 400,000 people in syria are cut off from food and assistance, should be on the agenda at syrian peace talks in geneva due to start in 10 days. >> i think in addition to and in parallel to political negotiation, is how to deliver humanitarian assistance without any immaterial approximated. should be discussed this is a very important confidence-building measure. >> reporter: the u.n. security council will be meet to go discuss the besieged areas in syria in an open session on friday. and despite the fact that ban ki-moon has described these as war crimes the council won't be taking any action on that. a referral to the international
criminal court requires a vote by the security council and it's certain on an issue like this that russia and china would use their veto. james bays, al jazeera, at the united nations. one day after west africa was declared to be ebola free the world health organization has confirmed someone has died from the virus in sierra leone. the w.h.o. said this mornings a 22-year-old woman passed away on tuesday near the again-y border. she got six last week. the country's national security office says investigators are now on the ground trying to track down anyone who had contact with her. this morning the u.s. navy is opening the investigation in the apparent mistake that caused the two boards are boats to stray in iranian waters. the 10 are back on board the boat and going under interviews and health tests before they go back to active duty. some type of and a half game the error is reported to have caused the glitch.
>> this much is clear there was a navigational error. all the correcting factors we don't know and we are talking to those folks and we'll filed out. >> iran releasing the sailors in less than one day. the white house says that is due to improved communication between u.s. and iran as a result of the nuclear deal. china now falling for nba to a bear mark for the second time in seven months. that means a drop 20% over the last two months alone. this change wiping out any gangs after the government stepped in to rescue the market. it ended with its worst close in to two years, china's government has been intervening trying to support the stocks and currency some say it's just not enough to manage the economic slow down. chicago is brace pog more protests after the release of another police shooting video. showing an officer killing 17 year old cedrick chatman three years ago. al jazeera is reported there are
already accusations of lies and cover ups. >> reporter: look closely towards the right and you can see the officer try to grab cedrick chatman as he gets out i've car he had allegedly stolen. he starts run, he is unarmed but was holding something it turned out to be a box for a smart phonement within seven seconds, officer kevin frye starts shooting from behind. chatman is then on the ground dieing as the officer hands covers him. officer frye told investigators he thought chatman was holding a dark object and possibly turning towards him. >> at no time did either of these officers communicate to each other. they never said you know, i think he has something in his hands i think he has a gun. >> reporter: the shooting was ultimately ruled within police department policy and frye never faced discipline. at the time, the lead investigator for the city's independent police review authority, or i.p. r.a. was lorenzo davis he should said he found the shooting not justified and would have recommended charges against frye. but davis was overruled by his
boss at ip r.a. and later fired. we talked to davis about the video's release. >> i do feel vicinity indicated every time a video comes out i would like there is more transparency now. >> reporter: davis' boss was himself fired after the release of laquan mcdonald video that was initially ruled as a justifiable shooting but that officer is now facing a murder charge. >> if we truly can believe tha thatism p.r. a is independent and we can believe what they are telling sus truthful that's great. that helps the system. but right now no one can trust them. >> reporter: the department is working on new guidelines for which officers can and cannot use deadly force. >> our goal is to change the way officers think when they approach a critical incidents by
establishing time and distance to allow for more prudent thinking and physical space to promote a safer environment 67 but changes willing come far too late for demonstrators who took to the streets after the release of the laquan mcdonald video and now taking credit for the city finally backing down on the release of the chatman video. >> it seems as though it's open season on young black men? chicago. it's like they go safari hunting. >> reporter: that former investigator with i.p.r.a. told us that kevin frye the officer that shot chatman had previously shot two other unarmed people and we know that he also has a slew of excessive force complaints against him bull he remains on the beat today. >> and that is andy rosen reporting for us from chicago. the police department there trying to block that release of the video for years. michigan's governor wants president obama to declare a federal emergency that would release federal aid to cope with
flint's ex-ca lading water crisis. the water supply has dangerous levels of led an lead and on wey in michigan announced a speak on legion airs disease which can be water born. at least 10 people have died from it. crews have been fighting storm after storm trying to keep the streets clearing the city has seen more than two feet of snow over the past week and after a warm weekend there is everybody more snow in the forecast to central new york. and buffalo, further west, areas getting slammed as well. but since it's further -- there is a lot of lake effect snow off of lak lake erie, fueled by bluy winds and frigid temperatures, western new york should be getting back to normal today but the forecast is back for moment. >> let's fringe in nicole mitch building more to expect. >> meteorologist: the chance in new york from both end we can get some of that snow. here is what i am talk big. lighter stuff through the north but that's actually the more
potencies testimony right now. and then the developing areas southward as we take closer look at all of that. it's this front that's going to impact a lot of people. in the midsection of the country with that colder air, but the area in the south will be developing. in fact, already this morning, if you are some in request like florida, here say look at this. we have some of those palm trees shaking a little bit. there it is out there. temperatures in the 70s but the wind gusts up to 30 with this system. and it's continue to go develop as it pulls off in to the atlantic coast and could technically be a nor east we are the wind flow before everything is said and done it, area today north is bringing lighter snow. so the stuff that we are talking moving across the great lakes will be some enhancement especially off of lake superior, 48-inches but most people just getting one or two-inch with his all of that. the temperatures are going to be what you will more. this gets us to sunday morning when the cold air has really settled. in temperatures as much as 20 below zero in some cases and then add the wind in to it, the
wind chills could be minus 30 to minus 40 through sunday night. we have to watch that very closely. and then the developing area, the area that was a just showing you that's already creating the wind in the keys, this gets off the coastline continues to develop and wraps back some of that wind and moisture through the northeast as the other one comes from the other side a lot of this fortunately clears out by saturday afternoon. so this is today and tomorrow morning event. it's quick but will be a mess. >> feels like ice fishing in minnesota. >> meteorologist: it does,. >> nicole, thank you very much. as the 2016 election nears candidates double down on security. >> there are calls to increase the military budget but it may not do much to stop isil in the long wrong. >> out too soon, washington state searches for inmates still on the run after they were released from prison due to a computer glitch.
news just out. former presidential candidate lindsey graham is expected to endorse jeb bush for president later this morning. the south carolina senator dropped out of the race a month ago. >> graham was there front and center for the debate last night. but with each candidate and when the debate took place and only getting minutes to make their case it was hard to tell who was telling the truth, david shuster separates fact from fiction. >> as president of the united states i will be a commander and chief that will have the back of the military. >> reporter: jeb bush began the assault on the truth when he spoke about pentagon resources. >> every weapons sometimes has been gutted. >> reporter: the pentagon has complained about some weapon systems, but says blanket statements like mr. bush's are nonsense. in fax, some key elements of the military like special forces
have been expanded. the former florida governor also spoke about the owe bomb administration's foreign policy and added this. >> the simple fact is, that the world has been torn asunder. >> reporter: metaphorically maybe, but factually that is not true. marco rubio also delivered misleading absolutes about president obama. >> this president every chance he has ever gotten has tried to undermine the second amendment. >> reporter: every chance? everyone the national rifle association says that's not true. new jersey governor chris christie put his spin on the recent overnight detention of u.s. sailors in iran. >> dictators like iran are taking our navy ships. >> reporter: in fact, the sailors acknowledge that they drift ed in to iranian waters, evening the pentagon called it a navigational error and that obama could not have done a thing to stop it. christy also got tangled up beyak sayings from rubio. >> unfortunately, governor
christy has endorsed many of the ideas that barack obama supports. the point of sonya sotomayor or the donation he made to planned parenthood. >> first of all i didn't support sonya sotomayor, secondly he never wrote a check to planned marijuana hood. >> reporter: but in 1994 while a county for office he was quotes as saying he did support the nonprofit atly with my personal contribution. and regarding sotomayor in 2009 he wrote in a statement, i support her point to the supreme court. donald trump referred to ted cruz being born in canada and questioned his eligibility as president. >> the fact is there is a big over hang think there is a big question mark on your head and you can't do that to the party. >> reporter: actually, most legal experts say it's not a big issue since cruz's mother was an american citizen. trump himself provided a fact check of sorts during this debate. the republican response to the
state of the union address south carolina governor hayley criticized campaigns fueled by anger. >> trump said she was describing him accurately. >> our country is being run by inning comprehend people and, yes, i am angry. >> reporter: david shuster, al jazeera. >> and as david mentioned, donald trump has often been called out for wild rhetoric on the campaign trail. black bakeman a former aid to president george w. bush telling us earlier this morning that trump zip risking turning off republican voters in the general election. >> i think if he were the nominee it would fracture our party. i think you would see a third party candidate run, maybe a few of them. so i don't think that donald trump will be the nominee. nobody has cast a vote yet and it doesn't matter what the national polls say it matters what the people who vote say. >> if you are a muslim living in this country or want to go come to this country you didn't feel too good last night. jeb bush complained it will hurt the u.s. overseas as it tries to defeat aisles.
the party has been critical of hispanics, well, blacks, now muslims. how do you win in a general election with that as a backdrop? >> well, look, there are some candidates, very few, who agree with donald trump. and a very small percentage, this is the good news of the american population, believe that we should restrict all muslims from entering this country. it's wrong. it's hate speech. and as a republican, i reject that. and i think that the vast majority of americans whether republican, democrat, whoever you are, reject that. and i think in a general election, that kind of opinion is going to be dead on a rifle. rival. americans will not support that kind policy. >> donald trump had a little more than 17 minutes of talk time beat out only by ted cruz who eeked about a minute more. the united states spends more on its military than the next seven countries combined. still not enough for some of the republican presidential
candidates. but will more spending really make the country safer. al jazeera's patricia sobga reports. >> reporter: when it comes to defense spending size matters to the top republican presidential candidates. >> we are going to make our mill stair terrell i so big and strong and so great. >> it's not enough. >> we'll rebuild our military. we'll kill the terrorists. >> reporter: but will swelling defense spending really enhance the nation's security? the u.s. has by far the world's biggest military budget. one that exceeds the next seven top spenders combined. but china's military muscle flexing, russia's military resurgence and the threat from isil has proved primed forker for candidates that claim the u.s. now lacks the military resource to his mount an effective defense. >> we will carpet bomb them in to ow oblivion. >> reporter: since launching the first airstrikes in august 2014,
the u.s. has spent $5.8 billion fighting isil. a mere 1% of the current $573 billion defense budget. >> 5.8 billion really includes the whole kit and caboodlal the flying is half that have total figure. another 25% is the support staff and the final quarter is munitions. >> reporter: and it's questionable whether more bucks will buy more bangs. >> if you are looking at what the target list is it's not clear that there will be more targets to strike. there are not more a irrelevant strikes if you ever more money available. >> reporter: there is also pentagon overhead to consider. with 1.8 million people working back office functions for just over a million people in uniform, funding an effective defense may not be a question of spending more but spending more wisely. patricia sobga, al jazeera. and ther there are worries n stocks falling. >> bear market downs and
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welcome back to your world this morning. it's 8:30 eastern. authorities are looking for sus spick in the attack in jakarta. five men attacked a star bu stas and a police traffic booth. two team and the five men were killed. it was funded through an indonesian an man in syria connected to aisles. two chopper collided a debris field has been spotted two miles off the coach. each helicopter had six passengers on board, no word yesterday on what caused the crash. u.s. crude oil dipped below $30 a barrel this morning. a new 12-year low that helped drag asian stock markets again. hong kong's index closed at its lowest level in 3 1/2 years today. share prices hit art by worries of china's economy. al jazeera's rob mcbride is in
hong kong. >> reporter: this has been an horrendous end to a first couple weeks in china and hong cock stock exchange. the 3 1/2% fall in shanghai brings losses for the week to nearly 9% and 21% since last december. that's very much bear market territory. the bears are predicting that it could fall still further. last week we saw various measures by the authorities to try to stop the sale off. this so-called 7% trigger that would suspend trading in the market. we saw those measures being lifted. they clearly weren't working. if anything they were making the situation worse. despite that the sale off has continued this week. and people are now wondering what the wider impact is going to be on the chinese economy. next week we are pecking all-important g.d.p. figures to show what the growth rate was doing in the last quarter of 2015. it's likely to show a continued close in the growth rate of the
chinese economy mirk the big question for many is will the authorities allow that slowing process to be a soft landing or a hard one. on the evidence of the last couple of weeks, things are starting to feel very bumpy right now. >> rob mcbride reporting from hong kong. falling crude prices may be good news for consumers, but for members of opec, the continued decline in oil prices is real cause for concern, al jazeera's john terrett explains. >> reporter: low prices at the pump are great for road trips bum within the oil cartel opec, there is concern the strategy that's led to cheap gas has gone too far. fuel has gone down so much the economies of the major oil-producing nations can't function properly. like oil-rich nigeria in west africa which is pushing for an emergency meeting of opec to discuss cutting oil production to stem the price free fall. oil is hovering around $30 a barrel right now. but according to imf the break even price for major oil export certificates far higher.
saudi arabia, more than $100 per barrel. slightly less per barrel for other key exporters, but still well above where oil has been trading for weeks. only this week british petroleum, b.p. cut 4,000 jobs the blame for cheap oil is being laid at the biggest oil producer saudi arabia. >> the saudis are saying we cannot going to seed market share to other members of opec, in particular iran and iraq. so they have opened the spigots. >> reporter: it's not just their neighbors in the middle east the saudis are concerned about. they are also irritated with washington, d.c., too, not least for making nice with iran in the wake of the nuclear deal, but also because the u.s. is now a major oil producer in its own right with new technologies and oil discoveries, allowing private producers to add jobs and reduce longstanding dependency on foreign sources of oil. >> this is part of a broader collapse really in global commodity that his will affect china, all of the developing world. >> reporter: add to the mick the global economic slow down especially in china, and you
have a recipe for cheap oil as far as anyone can see in to the future. arab nations led by the saudis have a history of holding the world to ran some ove ransom ov. opec was hardly out of the headline in 1973 embargo on deliveriedeliveries from big oil countries meant the price of oil shot up $3 more here in the united states it became known as the first oil shock. the same thing is happening today, but in reverse. there is no guarantee an emergency meeting of opec will do anything to drive up the price of oil. all sides semen willing to budge. so as it stands, enjoy cheap pump prices, but do spare a thought for the affect it might all have on the global economy in 2016. john terrett, al jazeera, new york. and we could hear as soon as today about big changes in on you the u.s. government manages coal. the plan taking aim at climate change forcing federal official to his consider the environmental cost of mining and burning coal when making decisions on how to use land.
president obama rereceipted his promise to try to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a state of the union address last week. one of the biggest players settling with the federal government. gold imagine sacks reaching a $5 billion deal with the justice department. also resolving claims from state investigations as well. goldman was accused of frame lent are you marking mortgage-backed securities, settlement payment includes one pit at billion dollars in consumer relief coming in the form of mortgage relief and refansing. the computer glitch that released thousands of inmates in washington state is now fix go ahead, but not everyone has been found. police say they are still looking for some of the prisoners they let out early. al jazeera's sabrina register reports. >> reporter: matt was 17 years old when he was violently stabbed outside a house party in 2011. his father says at first even r. doctors weren't sure he would survive. >> when they got him they
clipped a bowel that was the most serious they had to open him you would all the way 67 while had i shop recovered from his injuries he kept track of curtis robinson the man severing time for the assault. >> i was on it the whole time. i mine from, day one just because it, you know, it was bothering to me. so i figure that if someone is going to do something that horrific, that i don't care if it's one hour, one day, two days, three days, you get out when you are supposed to get out. >> reporter: he discovered an incorrect release date for robinson, and alerted corrections authorities. turns out, robinson wasn't the only one. since 2002, 3200 prisoners have been let out of wash state prisons too early. so far, corrections has identified 107 people it believes need to return to prison. >> knowing that there was an error, knowing that people overtime on their sentence, on their conviction, it was our goal to bring them in. >> reporter: she admits the state has failed some families.
at least two of the prisoners were let out earlier accused of killing people. jeremiah smith is now back in jail after police say he shot a 17-year-old in spokane during an attempted robbery. just days after he was mistakenly released last may. three months too early. and robert jackson is charged with vehicular homicide after crashing his car last november. and killing his passenger a mother of two. he had been released from jail last august, but should have been released four months later. >> when there is a situation like this, where there is an error and there is tragedy that comes of that, it's just overwhelming. >> reporter: the department of corrections says it has fixed that computer glitch that caused thousands of prisoners to be released too early. they believe that as of this week, all prisoners currently serving time will have their sentences calculated correctly. but the department is still tasked with finding those who they let out too early. prisoners like david jennings,
who was convicted in connection with a drive by shootin shootind served a decade in prison before being mistake bely leased last summer. cameron rosenthal a friend and co-worker says jennings had already started to put his life back together. including making a living waiting tables. >> he was doing great. his guests loved him he got great reviews. >> reporter: a couple of weeks ago jennings voluntarily turned himself in to authorities to serve out the remainder of his sentence, about 10 weeks, corrections officials are still trying to track down seven prisoners who have not turned themselves in and remain at large. >> we are activity searching for them i think we'll get everyone and we'll have confinement time owed paid. it may take a little bit of time. >> reporter: it's also taking time to review the sentencing errors which date back more than a decade.
sabrina register, al jazeera, washington. the justice department now saying it has begun the process to ex-extradition mexican drug pin joaquin el chapo guzman to the u.s. officials say it other could tack a long until then he's being held at the same prison i broke out from seven months ago. sean penn breaking his silence about the interview he says he wants the story to help end the war on drugs. >> i have regret that the entire discussion about this article ignores its purpose, which was to try to contribute to this discussion about the policy on the war on drugs. let's go to the big picture of what we all want. we all want this drug problem to stop. >> guzman facing a number of charges in jurisdiction across the country, including murder, money laundering and drug charges as well. some 180 cuban migrants who were stranded in costa rica are now in mexico under a deal to
help them reach the u.s. four buses crossed the mexico-guatemala border. migration agents gave the men and women 20-day visas to make their way to the u.s. border. the u.s. has a policy that allows cubans fleeing their communist island to enter. the certify part i've pilot program between costa ridiculous arc el czar doer and guatemala. thousands more cuban migrants remain strand ed in costa rica. they will enter the u.s. legally. but thousands of undocumented migrants living in constant fear of deportation. the u.s. immigration and cust you want enforcement ice has been conducted raids across california. looking for individuals who did not enter the country with the proper authorization. but as al jazeera's jennifer london reports, one lawyer is training these people to be prepared. >> reporter: in east los angeles, residents say they feel like they are under attack. >> some people have not taken their children to school, they don't go to work.
it completely stops their lives point blank because they are scared. >> reporter: scared that immigration agents will at any moment pound to their door, and take mothers, fathers and children away. that fear has brought them together. >> knock, knock, knock. >> hello. >> it's ice. >> reporter: at a community meeting to prepare for the did hdeportation raids. >> she's going to say if you have a warrant, in spanish or in english, put it under the door. >> reporter: we met jacky and her young daughter, both are u.s. citizens, but some of their family members are not. >> we just want to make sure that if they were -- if my family was to be stopped that we all know what to do. and/or what to say or what not to say. >> translator: i am very concerned of what might happen. especially because there have been so many raids and deportations lately. there is fear in the community. and that's why it's important for us to come to these meetings and be informed.
>> reporter: deportation raids are happening in cities across the country with more than 100 arrests since the new year. the administration says it's only targeting people who have already been ordered by immigration judges to leave the u.s. >> this is consist he want with the kinds of priorities the president himself has talked about. that our enforcement efforts need to be focused on deporting felons, not families. >> reporter: still immigration attorneys like no are a philips who hosted the prem vague meeting in east la says families are being targeted. including children, who fled countries in mexico and central america because of violence and poverty. >> so many families are mixed status families, where some people have status some people don't. raids always break up families think it's part of this horribly inhumane process. the raids have also been met with condemnation from a number of democratic lawmakers. and immigration advocates from around the country. in late december, after the raids were announced, more than
150 organizations signed a letter to the president urging the administration to renounce the use of such harsh tactics against this incredibly vulnerable group. many critics are the raids are now calling president obama the deporter in chief. >> i believe that the obama administration has been fairly horrible on immigration law. we have -- >> reporter: is it fair to call him a deporter in chief? >> yes, the deportations your honor obama huh been completely unparalleled. so absolutely. there were thousands of children removed last year to countries where, you know, you mind find little kids in the morgue every day. >> reporter: what does obama need to know about what these raids are doing to communities like the one you live in? >> i feel that the president needs to know that this is causing a lot of fear in people. it's terrorizing them. >> reporter: for now, the obama administration says it has no plans to call off the raids.
leaving immigrant communities already living in the shadows, even more fearful over who will come knocking on their door. jennifer london, al jazeera, east los angeles. and any ahead finding a cure for food allergies. >> a new drug that could stop reactions after a few months of treatment. and as or outrage. the academy once again being accused of not being diverse enough in this year's nominations.
first time in nearly 60 years. hurricane alex is churning in the middle of the atlantic ocean right now. the storm is headed to islands this is with winds of up to 85 miles an hour. it pose no, sir threat to the united states. >> here is what's curious about it. hurricane season usually runs from june to november. let's just say we are not in hurricane season anymore. hello, nicole. >> meteorologist: that's based on climb to go that's when we usually theme. because it surrounds summer and the ocean heats up more slowly once get past the heat of summer and fall that's when the water temperatures are the warmest so this is very unusual being january this is when we have our coldest water especially in this area, because we are talking in terms of latitude and jong tuesday. north of 30 degrees and east of 30 degrees and this is a very cold area of water for any time of year right now those water temperatures are about 50 degrees as this continues to move through it's a category one right now. there have already been some winds reported up to 50 miles per hour. but a january storm this strong and particularly in this area we
have only ever seen one other hurricane on record in this area, very unusual. talking about big storms over the water we have had a couple coming off the pacific. this last one now going to hit our west coast, if you are familiar with hawaii at all. somewhere like here is already getting 40-foot swells with this and so hopefully all the surfers over the pipeline are being very careful. this is the time of year to surf because of these storms but these are big waves already. and then in term of the west coast, one system has already come in, the next one we are talking about that one will be even more potent. watch for heavy rains. wet get a little break but the next round will come in strong. already we have wintery advisories and avalanche watches in portion of montana it's very active in this portion of the country. in terms of temperatures, while the west coast stays pretty typical for this time of year.
the other big story will be temperatures in the midwest somewhere like minneapolis going from the 20s today that's already dropped from yesterday, in to the single digit tomorrow. some of the sunday morning temperatures could be 10 or 20 below in parts of the state. so some cold air that will eventually spread it's away to the northeast also. >> okay, nicole mitchell, thank you. this story is just breaking involving a drug trial gone wrong in france, six people now in critical condition, including one person in a coma. after the clinical trial of a new drug. the health minister in france saying the study was a face one clinical trial in which healthy volunteers take the medicine men to see if it's safe he says it's a very serious accident paris prosecutor saying the matter is being investigated the try taking a place at a private lab has been suspended. every three minutes a food sal i didn't in this country sending a person to the hospital. now there is a ground breaking stud a that could reduce the emergencies, doctors say they are working on a new therapy that works quickly and effectively than any past
methods. techknow's has the details. >> reporter: a stanford a treatment was effectively desensitizing patients. one allergens at a time. but doctors face aids new problem, a third of people who suffer from allergies are a learn i cannot just one but multiple foods. in 2009 the team at stanford divide side to tackle this problem first on. >> no one was looking to treat people with multi allergies 67 just one up until that point. >> exactly. if someone has more treat them all tame. but very careful at low doses. >> reporter: a young girl named tessa who was allergic to nearly a dozen different foods, was one of the first to enroll in stanford's multi-allergy study. >> that's is one of the tough toast street patients, let's focus that and do it safely.
>> reporter: here the breakthrough came in the form of anism g.e. suppressing asthma drug. >> so we looked at that & thought, could that protective cover help us increase the ability to get children and adults to food allergens to the same level that they would like to eat them. what if we start giving initially to people with food allergies and then we start giving them the food that they are a learn i can too. that is going to make a huge difference for the patients, right? >> what normally takes five years could we have it happen in six months. >> reporter: without this treatment it might have taken over a decade to desensitize these texas a of all her food allergies. tell me about your experience in. study what was it like for you? >> once i really start today eat the new foods i could really feel like my life changing. at 13 tessa can freely eat the foods that he was allergic to. >> and a 700 patient involves in
the study all of them reporting positive results. for more on the latest developments on food allergies, they can out techknow tomorrow at five their eastern time. the academy is a in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. >> age again over what many say is a lack of diversity again in in career's oscar nominations.
the academy releasing it's a list of owes car nominees and once again they are complaining it lacks diversity. >> many are crying foul off minorities were shutout of all the major categories, al jazeera's john heavily myth has are has more. a year ago the host neil at thak harris said it was the nomination of the best and whitest the latest nominations have many complaining has changed. >> we are please today a unnot film selected as at best picture nominees. >> reporter: #oscarssowhite quickly began trending on twitter a after not a single person of color was nominate ed in any acting categoric and in the a single film with a predominantly white cast white sox put up for best picture. >> you have to make diversity the watch word in hollywood. you pay lip serve toys it all the tile. yet your flagship he went sr*ept iventis all -- event is all chi. >> reporter: many thought creed, beast of no nation and
concussion deserved to be honored. and the lack of the nominations for the biopic of the gangster wrap group n.w.a. surprised even the motion picture academies president. >> i really was disappointed. i was. i loved straight out of compton. >> how do you have 10 categories available, the you only choose eight films but don't including straight out of compton, how do you do that. >> reporter: tim gray of variety i imagine seen says the personal taste of some voters may be to blame. >> i wonder if enough saw straight out of to him compton i talked to people that said it's not my music. i said this isn't a music video. >> reporter: leonard maltin says the academy's new weighted voting sometimes may have played a role. >> if you didn't fill out straight out of compton as your number one choice it doesn't get counted until they document all the other number one choices. and that means it could have been everybody's number two or number three choice, and not make the final cut.
>> reporter: but some hollywood insiders say there may be an upside to the renewed debate over diversity at the oscars. >> people will say don't just talk you gotta do. talking gets to the do. and we are going to do. >> reporter: i mentioned that very sharp comment from last year happens oscar host neil patrick hair let that piece, you can likely pictures that and more from this year's host harp sharp-tongued comedian chris rock. >> creed, beast of no nation, concussion, how did this they do in other categories. >> the film straight out of compton did get a nomination for screenplay, but that was to two of its caucasian writers. and you have the critically acclaimed movie creed it has co there are rocky balance boa. aka sis investor stallone got a nomination about the actor and nomination no nominations for
them. >> it comes down to the voters and whether that reflex the diversity we are starting to see in hollanded woo. john memory smith, thank you very much. the he will he h electric cy tesla is go vegan it will have synthetic leather seats an an option in the luxury is the u.v. the it will come in a shade tesla calls ultra white. pita congratulated tesla for its seeing an interior. prices for the medal "x" start at $132,000. >> and the space station a little more expensive than a tesla, so we'll show you that now. these are the two astronauts in the middle of their nix 1/2 space walk fixings a broken power unit and laying cables for for new dock, mechanic times trying to swap out before they come out of the earths shadow and the solar panels production electrician again. >> that's it from new york. >> coming up from our newsroom in doha tie an's election, voters could make history this weekends by choosing a woman for the top job. your world this morning is back monday morning at 7:00 a.m.
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