tv Weekend News Al Jazeera March 6, 2016 1:00pm-2:01pm EST
♪ this is al jazeera. >> hill 0. this is the newshour live from london. thank you for joining us. coming up in the next 60 minutes, a suicide bomber kills more than 60 people near baghdad. isil has claimed responsibility. >> desperate. >> desperate and trapped on the border. europe's migration commissioner says there could be 100,000 people stuck in grease by the end of the month. >> it would be a disaster for
donald trump to be our nominee. >> ted cruz and bernie sanders gained points. >> the former first lady of the united states has died at the age of 94. >> in doha with all of thespots including n.f.l. great payton manning set to retire after 18 seasons at the top of the sport. >> an isil suicide bomber has killed at least 60 people in iraq and left dozens more wounded. the attack took place at the entrance to the city of hilla. jane ara has more from the capitol. >> it is believed to be one of the biggest attacks in years. officials are saying the biggest attack they have seen in the area since 2003.
it follows, though, a string of isil attacks, all of them on civilian targets. >> the tanker blew up. it was carrying explosives. there was almost nothing left here. isil took responsibility for the blast north of hilla near the ancients city of babylon, almost 90 kilometers north of baghdad on the main road south leading to the shooinz in the coastal city of busra. rable soldiers and police manned the checkpoint. many other casualty were believe to have been civilians including families heading south, returning tobad baghdad. >> the blast has destroyed the checkpoint and buildings. more than 100 cars have been damaged. we and residents have strongly condemned the attack. iraqi security forces have driven isil fighters out of ramahi and recently recaptures
hundreds of kilometers of desert north of baghdad. isil has seemed to stepped up attacks. they are. >> making progress against isil in anbar province as well as north of baghdad but as they do that, isil's continuing to focus on attacking civilian targets. and the iraqi government, itself, is facing both political and economic threats. >> jane araf reporting there. more on the political situation in the iraqi and speak to iraqi political analyst who joins us from washington, d.c. thank you so much for joining us here on al jazeera. as we have been hearing, this is, of course, a terrible attack far from rare. just in the past week, we had an attack in sadr city, 70 dead a d attack on a funeral, assaults against the iraqi security
forces. it suggests they are too weak to protect themselves? >> unfortunately, it is a sign of weakness and fragmentation. security forces have been unable protect the country although the united states and iraq and other alleys now, including iran, have spent billions of dollars trying to build these forces. major iraqi analysts and politicians have been trying to point out the fact these forces don't need more training but it's a crisis of legit meets. many ve them as nothing more than, yes, another armed militia in the country, which is as sectarian and destructive as other malitias. it's definitely another sign of the weakness of the iraqi
government. >> let meet put to you a quote from brett mcgurk, u.s. envoy to those fighting islalic state. he said islamic state was losing the battle from many sides in iraq and certain i can't. he said the focus should move to stab stabilizing cities seized back to isil. what do you make of these comments in light of the attacks if we just focus on iraq, we have been seeing there. >> i think the fact that isis still exists and we discuss it 4r78 every day. they are still able to govern and wage attacks, all of these things are signs that the policy and strategy in defeating it extremism and isis is not working. i don't think isis can be. there has to be a larger, more
comprehensive strategy that focuses on defeating extremism and terrorism political first. >> includes fixing the iraqi government as well. i think managing iraqi cities taken back from isis is important. after getting isis out, creating another dynamic, people working under isis control now are scared to be quote, unquote liberated by the iraqi government because they will end up being killed, tortured and displaced by their own government. >> would have been talking more much longer about over corporealing the sectarianism of iraq, stabilizing the government before isil as it stands now. the picture you seem to paint is
that that element of iraq's problems beyond isil is almost getting worse rather than bitter. am i reading it correctly, or what dowd think? >> you are correct. i think isis is a horrible gr p group. when you take a step back, look how the country has deter sated and ethnic and other types of division, you see that isis is only a symptom disastrous but it will not be -- it's a fragmented situation where the government has ended up being one side and
one militia. this in iraq and syria. iraqi political analyst speaking to us from washington, d.c. thank you. ? >> thank you. for refugees fleeing isil and other conflicts, escape routes are becoming increaseingy restricted. up to 14,000 people are struuckn the greek side with macedonia. there are warnings the situation is about to get worse. by the end of this month, there could be 100,000 refugees and migrants trapped in greece. that's the preaddition of the eu migration commissioner. europeaning nations canted agree on how to handle the crisis natn how to handle the crisis. angela merkel has criticized greece. a report now from the border
crossing. did has become a symbol of disunity. the border that remains more closed than open. the latest system to cross into macedonia depends upon the date of arrival in greece. those waiting here landed on february 17th. these, the following day. >> i have been here 16 days. i have no more money. i never thought it would be like this. my son went to germany and the whole trip took him 10 days. >> the daily camp of 500 to be allowed to transit through the balkans is rarely met. the field of edimany has become a by word for frustration where people search for answers. over the past three weeks, the camp spread from a transit one, designed for 1,500 people, where the big tents are to this ever spreading multicolored tent village. it is across both sides of the
rail track. the queue on the right is for food. >> the highest tension is at the north to the crossing point, a double fence separates both countries. it's in the midst of all of this that 9-year-old joan have pitched their tents. all five sleep in this space. >> it's not fair. it's not, not fair. >> perhaps there are no better words to express how most feel. explain it to me? >> the smallest needs of life, i don't have. bread or water, i don't have. i don't know. i don't have anything. i must live here so they can --
i would like to go. nobody cares pour me. >> about one third of those stranded here are children below the age of 5. many suffer from diarrhea and fever. aid workers fear measles could spread if living conditions don't improve. the people here are waiting for the eu summit with turkey to announce clear guidelines about their future. political leaders are hoping the setsation of hostilities in syria will hold and stem the human ways. for those here, it's already too late. al jazeera on the greek macedonian border. >> at least 18 refugees have drowned in the agean sea while trying to reach greece. turkish 125id media say their boat sank. 15 people were rescued and the turkish coast guard is looking for victims believed to be missing. >> with european leaders discussing the refugee crisis in brussels on monday, how likely
is it that any agreement to deal with the huge number of people arriving in europe will actually be discussed or agreed to talk about this in more detail, we are joined by alduo. thank you for joining us here on al jazeera. we have been talking about it for ages and the european leaders seem surprised when something like what we are seeing happen at the board rder between greece and maxdonia does happen. we have seen, i guess, some complaints. germany complaining to grease that they should have been more prepared. what do you think is going to come out of this meeting on mond monday? >> i think it will signal the end of the refugee policy and what we are seeing is a precise statement is the main goal is to stem the flow of refugees and to close the balkan route which is a huge change macedonia says we
will closed our border because all of the other ones have closed further north. the key to all of this seems to be turkey that will attend these talks. there had been a defendant deal between the eu andtie where the eu was going to give money to help refugees there. the pump behind it was to stem the flow. that's just not working. what else ask the european union going to try to do because what they are doing isn't working? >> what they are going decide tomorrow is not going to work. closing the borders will either be useless because people will find other corridors to cross maybe through albania and into italy or a huge humanitarian crisis. what we are seeing could be 10 times worse by the end of the month. we have just a few thousand people. we might have hundreds of thousands. >> the eu commissioner is saying there might be 100,000 by the end of the month. just looking again at a purely
european way where they change presidency. slovakia just had elections and actually, fem further right said he is not going to allow any specific, he said muslim refugees. he said not a single one. are we seeing this wave starting elsewhere? >> there are about 1.4 million people coming to the eu to find a job. the problem is that they are muslim. he specially for eastern european countries, but increasingly in western europe, the real problem is the religious and ethnic identity of those who are coming. it's not just syrian, after gaens. it's iraqis.
scan it is a point that is also brought up often. >> much more still to come on the al jazeera news hour including a change of direction. a turkib newspaper seized by the government prints its first edition since the takeover. >> families of those missing on mh 360 hold a memorial. >> can bar sellina keep the unbeaten streak going in to spanish football? >> egypt has arrested 14 people for killing a senior state official. the prosecute offer died in a
car bombing last june. the egyptian government says members of the banned muslim brotherhood conspired with the palestinian group hamas to carry out the attack. he was seen as leading a crackdown on some groups following the overthrow of the mohammed more situate in 2013si thousands have gathered calling for the release of pilot chenko. some threw eggs at the building. earlier in the day, around 2,000 people gathered in the capitol's square to demand the ukrainian pilot's release. he was captured in june of 2014 while volunteering in the fight against russian blacked rebels in the east of the country. west africaning countries are creating a rapid response to combat isil. chad will contribute to the force financed by the european union. solids will receive training and support from spanish and french security experts.
turkey's biggest newspaper published the first edition since being taken over by the government. police raided the offices of the newspaper on friday and, a move which was met with protests where crowds were dispersed with tear gas. journalists described what happened to the paper which was often critical of the government as a dark day for turkish media. mohammed jamjoom has more. >> reporter: the scene outside of the newspaper headquarters, a stark contrast today to what it had been the past two days when there were protests yesterday, protests and dispersal of the crowd by water canon, by tear gas, scenes that turned ugly and violent throughout the evening. today, very calm a stepped up execute principal. plane clothes they are trying to ensure that know protestors access this area throughout the
day it was calmer yesterday than it was this hour. another stark contract we talked about between zaman, the newspaper as it was yesterday and before and as it is today. yesterday, the front page essentially said the constitution has been suspended. today, let me show you the newspaper that has been published after it went in to trusteeship. today, a very different newspaper. first off, the sign, about 12 pages typically on a sunday. this would be about three times as large, also, a much softer editorial stamp toward akp party toward the president, toward the prime minister, here, for example, you see a picture of the erduoan in which he is smiling standing close to a turkish woman saying he will celebrate international women's day with turkish women. this is not typically the type of spigpicture you would see of president until idea which had been an opposition newspaper. you have a headline in which a
construction project is being praised saying people are waiting for come police. a marked difference between the tone, editorial lyn of this newspaper which has been an opposition newspaper yesterday and now today, when it is in trusteeship after these headquarters have been seized and it really goes to show how much difference a day makes when it comes to this story here in turkey. >> hundreds of people gathered in kula lum pur on sunday to mark two years since disappearance of the missing airline. balloons were released. the search for the plane is due to end in june. families of the 239 people on board are pushing for it to be extended. they have rediscovered off of the coast renewed hopes of finding out exactly what happened. the plane disappeared in march, 2014, shortly after takeoff from malacia. a few days ago, you might have
been forgiven for thinking it was a done deal. but, on super saturday, in the race for the u.s. presidential nomination, there were a few upsets. with ted cruz putting a dent in donald trump's republican campaign. meanwhile in the democratic race bernie sanders is winning support. from washington, d.c., gabriel elazondo reports. >> a night where fronts runners for both parties were humbled and an alternative to donald trump emerged with republicans. >> let me say: god bless kansas. god bless maine. after easily winning kansas and maine, cruz said he is has solidified himself as the only republican capable of surpassing the new york businessman on his way to the nomination.
we going to stand through the strongest candidate, assuming the kansas and maine results hold up that we have beat enl donald not once, not twice but seven times now. >> these are important states. >> marco rubio was the big lose her, failing to win a state and finishing last in maine behind john kasich. as for trump, he won tlouisiana the state with the most delegates at stake and remains the republican fronts runner. he had a message for one of the losing candidates. >> marco rubio had a very, very bad night, and personally, i would call for him to drop out of the race. >> on the democratic side, bernie sanders might have rejuvenated his campaign after upsetting hillary clinton in two of the 3 states that voted. showing while he trails clinton, he still has wide support.
it was the republican race, saudi religious results a warm up for march 15th whether voters will past dballots in florida ad ohio. >> march 15th is going to determine where this race is going. if marco rubio isn't able to deliver florida, he is out. if john kasich is not able to deliver ohio, he is out. >> would only leave trump and cruz. >> in this most unpredictable election. voters continue to surprise, sending a message that they are not yet ready for any candidate of either party to run away with the nomination just yet. >> we can speak to gabriel rely in the washington, d.c. studio for us when domed trump said marco rup yes had a ba night, he
is kind of right? >> ahead terrible night any way you look at it he has been trying to present himself as the best alternative within the republican party to donald trump. there is a problem, though, and that is ted cruz seized the momentum on saturday. ted cruz had a very good night marco rubio has to recover and figure out where he goes from here. it's going to be march 15th. marco rubio has to win his home state of florida. the age lift in the story that you just heard said if he did you not, he is in trouble. ted cruz picked up more delegates. he won the states big. two states he lost to donald trump, he kept the margins within 5 percentage points. it's clearly looking very much like on the republican side, this is really becoming a two-person race in the sense of
donald trump, ted cruz now the two that are really pulling away from the rest of the pack. >> looking at the democrats now, hillary clington, the favorite. bernie sanders wins states. explain the delegates thing. when it comes to delegates, how you get the nomination, hillary clinton is streaks ahead. isn't she? >> sajjeders is getting momentum. but it's not what gets it for you. it's delegates. bernie sanders, a problem for him, he won two states on saturday. they were small states that didn't have a lot of delegates. he can go to donors and supporters and say we beat hillary clinton in two out of the three states. the problem for bernie sanders and the thing that helps hillary clinton, even though she lost two states states, she won louisiana. she got more delegates than
bernie sanders. as it stands, bernie sanders has less than half the total delegates hillary clinton has. hillary clinton is a lodge way away, more than a thousand buff she clenches the nomination if she does. but nevertheless, she is by far and away, still, the frontrunner. >> gabriel, live for us in washington, d.c. thank you. nancy reagan has died at the age of 84. she has suffered ill-health. she was in the white house between 1981 and 1989. our white house correspondent looks back. at this moment, burying her husband after a long battle with alzheimer's. her devotion to ronald reagan was clear. it was the constant theme of their long marriage.
more than in new york, nancy was a nickname. she became an actress. when she was mistakenly put on the black list as a suspected communist, she turned to the president of the screen actors guild, ron reagan for help. they married a few years later. >> the ad miracle shd should have told me not to worry. they did one movie but she put her career aside to raise their two children and to help his political career from governor of california to u.s. president, elected in 1980. >> i think i may have helped a little maybe. >> there were often questions about how much she helped. this incident reinforced the idea that she was really running the show. >> doing everything we can. >> thank you. >> she denied having that much control, but later admitted she did play a role in her husband's presidency. >> i was more aware, always, of people who were end running him, and he wasn't. so i would step in and say, you've got to watch out for him.
>> she often clashed with his attach, much more so after this assassination attempt when she demanded the final say over his schedule. it made headlines when it was revealed she was consulting an astrologer fifrps. as a first lady, she was often controversial, raised in the life of privilege, she was often portrayed as angie lightest targeted for remodeling the white house and replacing the china. the money was donated like many of her expensive designer gowns. >> didn't stop the criticism. as first lady, she championed pairing the elderly with at risk youth and telling kids to? >> just say no. it brought the numbers down for a bit. in the long run made very little distance to the statistics. out of the white house, she did impact stemsell cell research convinced it could have provided help to her husband, pushi a
compromise allowing some research to be done. her life, she said, really began the day she married her husband. her intention love and devotion to him and his legacy will in many ways define her own. nancy reagan died at the age of 94. still ahead, the victims of an arkansas aic childbirth practice in ireland criticized the compensation scheme. swapping checkins for checkers. we visit the south korea ian treatment center for youth addicted to smart phones, plus: >> davis cup disharmony. why two biggest tennis stars have fallen out. details coming up with joe in sport.
>> that harmony, that politeness and that equilibrium that japanese people call "wa". at the other side of history, fukushima's heroes were not enough. people have lost their trust, especially in the authorities. the myth of nuclear energy, of it being economic, safe and clean has been swept away. >> "fukushima: a nuclear story," narrated by willem dafoe. ♪ a reminder of the head lines on al jazeera. at least 60 people have died in a suicide attack south of
baghdad. isil has claimed responsibility. europe's refugee crisis continues as the eu migration commissioner predicts another 100,000 people could arrive in greece by the end of the month. the former u.s. first lady, nancy reagan? >>, has died at 94. she was married to president ronald reagan who held the role in the '80s. syrian state media is reporting 14 people have been killed in an attack in alleppo city. the syrian observatory for muhammad rights says that fighters from the al-nusra fight and other armed groups were behind thet attack. more than 70 mortar shells were launched at a maintained controlled by kurdish arm group, the ypg. vu you lens has dropped significantly. this has allowed children and families to spend some time
outside. a report now near the turkey syria border. >> the park in the city of alleppo has never been as busy in recent days. it's it's an atmosphere that these children have missed for a while. fun, calm, and hope. they do what children do best. they seem aware you have their reality which surrounds them. >> the conditions are good. but sometimes, the plane comes and hits. >> i came to play with the swing. it's better now. there are no planes no, water, and no electricity. valley have ventured out. we are having a good time. we hope to get clean water back. >> the sky above alleppo is quiet. the partial cease-fire has reduced the level of vie less not only in alleppo but in many
parts of syria. it remains fragile. activists say there have been over 180 violations including airstrikes fighting since the cease-fire started over a week ago. many are enjoying the good weather and relative peace. it's a rare opportunity many people in syria would like to last. >> the pause in fighting has given many syrians a chance to take a breath and live a normal life even if they know it could last for a short period of time. al jazeera. a billion air tycoon was sentenced to death. he was found guilty of pocketing about $27,000,000,000. as well as facing the death penalty, he must also repay the money to the state. two on or about people who stood trial were convicted of
corruption. earlier, i spoke to an expert. >> i had used iran's economic situation during the sanctions or years to add to his wealth. he was sentenced to death. the ruling is open for appealing. i think he will do that. >> obviously, a very high profile case a well-known man. the trial was in public, which is relatively rare. how much of a message do you think the government is trying to send right now, also with the death sentence? is that quite unlikely for a case of corruption or do you think the government is trying to send a message that things are going to change the way business is done in iran has to
change? this case, the amount of money was accused of stealing. the way it was to pay his debt to the government and the way the government tried to fight the corruption, which is actually one of the promises or the pledges he made to conduct business in a transparent -- in as transparent way as possible. >> a compensation scheme for women crippled during childbirth in ireland has been condemned by legal experts. hundreds of women underwent a procedure that involved sawing through their performlvises as alternative to a cesarean section. the women's fight for their
suffering to be recognize. >>. >> as i felt. >> this woman had her procedure in 1964 after a doctor couldn't deliver her baep with farceps. instead of performing a cesarean section, he opened her up with a saw and the pain is edged all over her face even today. >> pain through your your back passage. when i would get out of bed in the morning to go out to the bathroom, the water just poured from me. i never made it to the bathroom. it just came from me. i had no control over it. >> it wasn't only monica who was injured. her baby boy was brain damaged, a product it seems of the doctor's refused to get him out quickly enough. she spent many years and much of her own money treating him as he grew up and feels his pain every bit as much as her own.
>> he liked to play football but he couldn't. he wanted to play football with the boys in the school, and things like that was hard. i had a little girl after that. and she would be jumping or doing something, and he would say to me, why can't i do that? >> the conversation offers nothing for his suffering. the base lined ofrpd in a payment schedule drawn up by the irish state. >> the department of health and the judge administering the compensation claims have simultaneously refused ever to grant us an interview but have also condemned media criticism of the scheme as lacking objectivity they say the scheme is the best, fairest, simplest way of compensating women for many years of pain and
suffering. >> the scheme seems to bear no relationship to recognized payouts. one woman who refused the state offer took her case to the high court and got well over $300,000. in ireland there is a small book telling lawyers what they should expect to get for their clients for a knee or ankle. the payouts were higher than the victims have received now. >> it's predicated on the presumption that you will of them suffered for a lot of operations. they carried failure lives like everybody else. it was just an inconvenience at the time. >> the most striking thing about these injuries is that they were done to the women not by accident but on purpose by doctors who it apples wanted the mother's to be opened up simply so they could have more and more babies regardless of the impact
on their health. >> i was never the same person. that's what i could say. never the fully same person as i was. some like monica that says to spoil themselves with the proceeds does nothing but belittle everything they have gone through. lawrence lee, in dublin. >> still more to come on the al jazeera newshour including we are going to hear from the diver who says that he was sucked in to a nuclear power plant and then lived to tail the tale. liverpool pool pull off some late they are at tricks in the english premier league.
>> the rides of the smart phone has given children access to knowledge at their fingertips. they have also given rise to digital addiction with some children unable to give up their devices for en a few minutes without getting stressed and anxious. in south korea, the government it planning to open treatment centers. harry fawcett visited a pilot project where teenagers are encouraged to read a book instead. is there aren't many places where you can cut the ties to the internet. in the rural school is one of them. a new intake of teenagers arrives. they are stripped of latops and encouraged to read, to play games, to interact in the real world rather than the virtual
one. >> they get to experience the fact they can live without their smart phones. we believe this can give them the ability to exercise self control. >> the sessions last up to four weeks split into boys and girls groups. they aren't just about depriving their phones. they receive 1 to 1 counseling and are encouraged in group classes to think about careers, plan actively for their futures. 16-year-old yun jung wan said he was playing 12 hours on his phone, playing games, messaging, watching videos. even now after more than two weeks at the center, there are times he crepes it. >> usually when i am about to sleep, i feel like i want to use the phone. it's about time to use the phone. i want to do it t it will occurs to me but as we livedo together here, i can manage without it.
it's okay. tensions boil over. these are often young people with poor communications. withdrawal can lead to aggression. some try to escape. staff say they simply walk with them until they are tired and bring them quietly back. several weeks of rural isolation without access to the internet of any kind. the question is how long its affects can last once these kids get back to normal life. they say some parents are dedicated to making changes. others see the camp as child care even promising their children a new smart phone at the ends of it. >> our expectation is not they will never use the smart phone again. we expect them to use it.
childhood isom often marked by loneliness, parents working brutal hours. this camp it teach new attitudes and skills for the conditions at that breed addiction will still be there when these young men get home. harry fawcett, al jazeera, south korea. let's take a closer look at the growing use of digital technology. according to a 2015 study by the pew research center, 92% of teenagers reported going online every day. 24% of these said they were almost constantly online. the report found it was the widespread vailtty of smart phones. >> they found 75 percent of teenagers have access to a smart phone, 71% using more than one networking site. let's speak to technology writer kate bevin about all of this. i know because i read some of your articles you are not a fan
of digital things? >> it seems to be creating a negative narrative around something we all do and is part of our lives. it's medicalizing it, assuming there is a problem when if you think about a smart phone. it's a device that we do many, many things with. it actually might use several things for, reading a book, checking a train time, to say treatment for addiction is the wrong terminology. you might remember where we didn't have even a mobile phone and any of that. now teen sagers who have grown up with that the south korea ian government thinks there is a problem. >> i think anybody is vulnerable to using too much of anything.
people can behave like i had yots. there is a lot to be said, encourage people not to walk into the street. >> and it's also really rude to be looking at you're smart phone when you are having a immediately with your family, and that's something that's a society with an expectation of behaviors, it's fine to talk about that. to start from the prem is it is a problem and then to use the language of addiction is, i think, over stating it because a lot of the work that's been done around smart phone addiction is lacking in evidence, and it starts from the premise of a really problematic behavior like, for example, drugs or alcohol whereas, you know, a smart phone is a neutral did he have vision. it can be anything you want. >> an dinive personalt. >> if you have a drug addiction, you have a serious physical problem. i think it's framing it the wrong way we have seen restaurants and people flipping
around on their smart phones. it's not a detox, do you think it should be more education, maybe seeing it as part of manners? >> i think there is a lot to be said for getting people to think about manners and how we interact with other people. but again, there are times when actually, it might be you are bringing another familime into a conversation, looking up something you are talking about. there is not much nuance on this. also, who is to say what's too much? are you doing something that's dangerous or annoying to somebody else? maybe you should think about it. is it problematic? >> the way to look at it. >> interesting topic. kate bevan, thank you for sharing your news with us. now, a businessman in serbia is trying to cut the cost of owning a plane. aircraft sells are relatively inexpensi inexpensive. caroline maleven explains. >> engineers are crafting light
aircraft from basic materials in this workshop in serbia. getting ready for the maiden flight. >> there are a number of new aircraft ready to be sent to swedish and german pilots who can use them for training exercises. the company has had to scrape together the finances to build the aircraft t costs $60,000 each. a competitive price in the european market. if we want to achieve something, we have to sell our products below market price. barely enough to cover projection costs. everything coming here is viewed with suspicion. we haven't spent millions of dollars on marketing. we focus on quality. >> the planes can fly at speeds of up to 200 kilometers an hour for five hours at a time. they are powered by petrol,
chief to maintain and don't need long runways to take off and land. the company has sold 70 aircraft in the 5 years since it began. it may be some comfort there is an emergency parachute designed to bring the plane and its crew down safely. caroline malone, al jazeera. >> okay. time to look at sports news now. here is joanna. thank you very much. there are a few teams all players in the world right now that are capable of stopping barcelona and messi who has been dominating spanish football. bartsa beat 4-nil earlier. messi scored twice to take his tally to 15 goals from the last ten matches. as for his team, they have won 11 straight in the league and have gone a record 36 games without losses in all competitions. so, barca are 11 points clear for the moment, but second place athletico can take that gap back
to eight points. >> the kickoff in around 40 minutes time, away to vel he knew i can't. 12 rounds ramentding notice seas season. right now, both teams are just trying to secure a place in europe for next season. sitting 6th on the table, manchester un itsed taking on west broom. they had quite a send-off after 2 might have minutes. west brom made the most of it, a 65th minute strike handing them a 1-nil victory. ten-man liverpool pulled often a occur against crystal palace. christian bentaki converting for two wins. coring a late goal. nobody wins here, 5, 6, 7-nil.
high real quatty team you need to be consulted. >> touch doesn't warrant the dive he makes. it's the dive that makes the mind up. it's an issue that's worrying in the game. >> one of the n.f.l.'s all time greats will announce on monday that he's walking away from the sport for good. pay tong manning has played 18 n.f.l. seasons earning a record 5 mvp awards. the denver broncos say they will celebrate his career at a press conference scheduled for monday. he won his second super bowl trophy with the team last month at the age of 39.
lebron james follows the 12 to 10 win over the boston celtics in cleveland. a game-28 points along with 8 assists. his team remains in top spot in the eastern conference they look to lock up home court advantage going in to the play-off as well as passing duncan in the scoring chance, lebron has joined another very elite list on saturday. he became a new third person to score 10 points or more in 700 consecutive games. michael jordage tops the list between 86 in 2001. the chicago bulls legend got double figures in 866 consecutive games. next on the list, carrim abdul jabbar scored sten points or more in 787 consecutive games. lebron his performance on saturday was the 700th straight team he scored 10 or more
points. his streak beginning back in 2007. raining champ picks great britain have put their place in the quarterfinals. tennis's davis cup tournament. forgiven for thinking it was a foregone conclusion, andy murray had to dig deep winning in five sets to give great britain unassailable 3-1 lead in the best 5 encounter. revoke jockey survived a thriller to keep hopes of regioning the last eight alive level the tied. ying the withdrawal of australian teammate from the davis cup tie against the u.s.a. he was left frustrated in the reverse singles and picked up his exchanges.
>> sitting down. pulled out of the tie with the virus. he struggled against his components as the u.s.a. pocketbooked their place in the quarterfinals. >> now, one of the biggest stars in mma beaten mcgregor in a welterweight fight in the vigas, the current ufc featherweight. the american forcing a tapout in the second round. made it two wins in two days in slougheen i can't edging his way closer to the over all world cup title. know overnight, topped the podium after two slolem runs. >> wasn't give in to take the world cup title in that
discipline. it belongs to henry's crist kristoferson. the jiend slalom was postponed. the worldcom competitors returned. mccalla sheeveron stormed to victory. that is all of the sport to now. back to barbara. >> thank you before we go, a scuba diver in florida says he is lucky to be alive after being sucked into an intake pipe at a nuclear power plant near north of miami after a narrow escape, he eventually emerged from the pipeline he is suing the power station for inadequate safety procedures. >> we were going from rock pile to rock pile. we saw a yellow bouy. no warning whatsoever. i swam to the big structure it looks like a building under water. i said this ain't right. felt like i got sucked over a waterfall and instantly complete darkness, tumbled around and
around. as far as you can see, black. i knew something was drawing all this water. all i could think about washover memories, a turbine coming are pulled a regulator out of my mouth and just die? start thinking about my family. and all sides of the, daylight, fish everywhere, crystal clear water, the sum is shining. is this heaven? >> enough to put you off of sub a diving. amazing story. more on that and everything else we have been covering on the website. the address on your screen's right now, aljazeera.com. that's it from me barbara sarah and the rest of the news hour team. more news for you in just a few minutes. thank you for watching. bye-bye. ub
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