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good evening, i'm antonio mora, this is al jazeera america. >> there is no doubt that if these mad men ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or material, they most certainly will use it to kill as many innocent people as possible president obama tells world leaders a nuclear attack by terrorists would drastically change the world. focussing on wisconsin and new york - why they could be roadblocks for the republican and democratic frontrunners. >> this strike is about demanding adequate and sustainable funding for our schools. chicago teachers walk out of classrooms to protest budget
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cuts and no contract. >> reporter: is this life changing? >> yes, it is, it changed ply life a lot how the government is helping hundreds of thousands of lou income americans get online a 2-day nuclear summit wrapped up. president obama touted success. he said the 56 nations that took parts in the summit agreed more needs to be done to secure the world's nuclear safety. national security correspondent jamie mcintyre reports from the site of the summit. >> the president boasted that the nations meeting here have achieved something remarkable. more than 30 counties had
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enriched uranium and plutonium have been removed. now when criminal gangs and arms murch ants look around for ingredients. vast regions of the world are off limits in the same hall where president obama opened the first summit six years ago he sounded an ominous warning. >> just the smallest amount of plut owniums, the size of an apple could kill and injure hundreds of thousands. it would humanitarian political and environmental catastrophe with global ramifications for decades. it would change our world. >> leaders committed to various ways to secure nuclear bomb making material, such as highly enriched ukraine yum and radio
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logical material. if it fell into the long are wrong hands. >> there's no doubt if the mad men got their hands on the nuclear material. they would use it to secure as many as possible. start secure them like they are the gold at fort knox. >> it heads a fund. a group that advocates for mauler nuclear scok pile. giving them credit. they said with the rise of isil, progress is too slow. the summit will make us safer. this is a good thing that we are doing. when we were fleeing a forest fire, it's not just the direction, it's the speed. can we go fast enough.
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the glaring absence was vladimir putin, they boycotted the meeting despite they sat on large stockpiles of materials. years of cooperation ended. we funded primes for years, securing materials. president vladimir putin ended that cooperation, he is closed down facilities for any kind of u.s. cooperation. in the closing inference, president obama conceded more needs to be done. there's a great deal of nuclear matters around the world. growing stocks are growing. nuclear ars analogies are expanding. they could be at greater risk of theft. >> the president said while this is the last of the summits. the delegations provided a framework for progress, including an international working group of experts from 30
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counties that will carry on the unfinished business of ridding the world of loose nuclear material. >> jamie mcintyre reporting from washington. turning to presidential politics, republican and democratic parties seem to be switching identities. republicans are becoming civil, democrats are getting rough and tumble. >> if we win here in new york we are going to make it to the white house. >> state and national polls leading to bernie sanders. frustration turning over. >> they spend so much time telling you what they are against. >> reporter: pressed over donations from fossil fuel
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industry. accused of lining the bernie sanders campaign responded saying clinton is lying. client has not received money from the oil industry, she has received donations from oil industry employees. regardless, tensions between the democrats have been intensifying for days. this week an donald trump criticized abortion rights clinton said bernie sanders's response was inadequate. at a bernie sanders rally in new york. rosario noted long-standing support for human rights and equality and added this. >> shame on you, hilary. >> let me watch my tone the contempt and ridicule of the clinton campaign was a hit. most younger women, like these two.
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are supporting him. and while clinton is trying aggressively to undercut the standing with the voters. bernie sanders is trying to undercut support among latinos. puerto rican supporters noted a prays of the former secretary of state whose policies they said supported genoci genocide. it will represent considering it latin american. while the race is harder. republicans talk about harmony. they may not support whoever wins the nomination, donald trump on thursday went to a previously unscheduled meeting with leaders of the republican national committee. on fox news, he was effusive.
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>> we met with the staff. they are good people, terrific meeting. >> reporter: ted cruz who hoped for a contested contention put that talk aside and released a video clip from months ago. >> i would like to invite donald to engage in a one on one debate with me. >> cruz tweeted happy to hear donald trump accepted my challenge to debate one on one. and cruz posted a link to the video. >> we have had 11 debates, according to the polls i have won all of them. >> reporter: with the pop song "never going to give you up", the video finishes with a reminder that it is april fool's day. cruz brought his love for pop culture into the campaign. last fall he acted out a scene
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from "princess brides", you are probably playing carts and tweeted. liar, liar. >> and he cheated, and his wife ran in saying "liar, liar." a year ago on buzzfeed cruz did a mock audition for the simpsons. >> smithers, release the hounds. excellent. >> last in the race, as the presidential nomination contest rained on. >> the latest employment from the government shows promise. 215,000 was created. more than 200,000 were created this year. not all sectors were benefitting. the manufacturing sector lost 29,000. unemployment ticked up, and the labour department says it's good news, it means more people are joining the workforce.
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>> chicago school teachers walked off the job after working eight months without a contest. it was a protest against the budget problems. districts rally and diane eastabrook was there. >> this is what greeted chicagoans on the way home from work. thousands of protesters filling the streets. ittarted in the morning as 27,000 chicago teachers walked off their jobs because they haven't had a contract for nearly a year with the city. in the afternoon it culminated into a massive protest with not only the teachers, but members of other labour unions and fast food workers, they are angry because the democratic controlled legislature and the republican governor have not come up with a budget. it's left thousands involved in the social programme in the
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lurch. you have had other sacrifices so much that we have to buy the own paper. we have to buy the majority of supplies. teachers that miss work said that the city would take legal action against the teachers union. a permanent pre-emptive injunction against similar illegal strikes going forward. into the future. we think it's important that to be clearly established. whether chin are in tool. they are not subject to the win said of the leadership. >> the governor said they left thousands of school children in the lurch. they say.
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last month officials disconnected water fountains at 30 schools after tests showed high levels of the poisonous metal. a new round of testing turned around results. more results are expected next week. >> the city of flint informed michigan that it may sue over the state's role in the water crisis. a task force concluded that the state is accountable for led contamination. flint accuses michigan of negligence oversight when it switched the drinking water away from the great lakes to the flint river in 2014. the decision allowed lead to contaminate flint's water supply. >> many people that help family
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members with alzhiemer's sacrifice finance and health. how it affects caretakers, and what can be done to help them. >> and tesla reveals how a huge number of people who made reservations to buy a car, won't be available for more than a year.
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a new study shows how alzhiemer's takes a tremendous toll on the people who care for its victims, we told you about this earlier this week. according to the study care takers sacrifice physical and financial wellbeing, hast the people that care for alzhiemer's cut back on their own expenses in order to do so. 28% of them eat less for go
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hungry. 20% sacrifice they are mental health. the information is included in the alzheimer's's association 2016 alzhiemer's disease facts and figures. joining us now is dr keith fargo, the director of scientific programs and outreach. >> good to have you with us. these numbers and the stories of suffering are really stark and heart wrenching. things are going to get worse as baby-boomers get over. >> that's right. that's what we expect. you are right. the numbers are sobering. this disease takes a toll on family members, not just the person that has the disease, but the people who are taking care of them. and what they found is that this financial toll, not just the hours and the emotional toll that it stakes, the financial toll is larger than people expected. i mean, you mentioned some of
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the numbers. people are cutting back on medical care to take care of their loved one, many are struggling with feeding their family appropriately because of the added expenses that they were taking on. and this is a really difficult thing for people to deal with, and most people are not prepared for the added expenses of having someone in your family have dementia. >> they race the question of whether there's a failure of not paying enough attention for those that care for those that have alzhiemer's. >> they raise the question. there are things that people can do to get ready for this added responsibility. and one of those things is to get educated. there are programs and services available to people. one of the people found were not aware of what programme was
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available or what they could pay for. a third of the people in the survey did not know where the medicare would pay for long-term care or nursing home care. a third believed it wood. a third of the people understood that it did not pay. they cost on average 80,000 to 90,000. you end up with the families side striped and taken by surprise. >> most struggled to pay regular policies. getting a policy covering nursing home care is tough to afford. it would be. alzhiemer's is an expensive disease and change to society when you factor in medicare and
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medicaid. in the united states it cost 236 billion this year and that's no different when you are looking at society-wide impact verses looking at the individual. most are not ready to pay that money. or pay for expensive insurance policies. is enough being done. the alzheimer's brought together a group of scientists and we asked what kind of investment would it take to find an effective treatment by the year 2025. and with that group of scientists, they told us it would take an investment of
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200,000 each year. it was wonderful news it left than half of what scientists tell us is needed. thank you, good of you to join us. thank you. a national effort to the narrow the divide is taking place. 100 apartments have superfast and free internet connections. >> reporter: up until last month this family had no computer or internet access. >> i had no idea that it was that much more out there. being on the phone was one thing, being on a computer is different. it's a lot faster. today she is online.
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just logged me in. >> as part of a graham called connect home. a nationwide initiative to get 275,000 families on the web. >> used to be a time when access was a convenience. it's no longer a convenience. it's a necessity. >> let's get started. >> these are some of the 1300 families in kansas city, learning the basics. >> add that. >> digital literacy classes, used in other areas. >> the next add. >> the partner installed connections in housing complexes across the city. >> one of the things i love most about connect home is the power of residents talking to others
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when they had the tool in their homes or using the internet to find jobs. that word getting out is power: . >> it is important. adults from house headlights are 8-times more likely to not use the internet. even if they have access. missouri is one of the 19 states in the south that has low computer ownership. >> the building needs to be redeployed. they are sent off for reclaiming. since getting a computer. i get to see my chart and
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medical records i give out my email address. i get the shot online. the initiative is expected to impact 200,000 children the new tesla model three will not be in production, but the company had 200,000 requests for the car. far less expensive than the other not else. drivers will get 215,000 miles per charge a hospital has a new patient unlike any before. >> why doctors and veterinarians are treating a sea turtle in a hyperbolic chamber.
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>> and a player named in al jazeera america's doping special has been suspended.
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major league baseball says it has defended teagarden for violati violating drug sanctions. he was filled in a documentary discussing past use of a banned
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drug and talked about a concern for an upcoming drug test which he later past. >> now a scary scene in san diego, when a cruise boat crashed into a pooer -- pirier seven people suffered minor injuries, officials say a mechanical malfunction caused a gear to take hyperbaric chambers are used to street human patient. high pressure environments can help with injuries and ailments. a large facility is diving into new territory. allen schauffler reports on a sea turtle that need the chamber's help.
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high is a hard-shelled test subject getting treatment in a setting designed for two types. >> we have a chamber here putting up to eight people. the biggest chamber we treat the benz and carbon dioxide pointing. after that, diabetic, injuries that won't home. >> this procedure has never been done, tucker is a 70 pound sea turkey. we look here and want him to sit at the bottom of the tank and not be on the surface. he was found near death on organ beach and bounced back. >> we are happy with the continue. he is doing better.
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a gas problem. internal bubbles that upset his equilibrium. >> they can't eat like in the child. they have to watch out. they basically become food. >> they do. aquarium beats hooked up with doctors to get him 100% pure oxygen. >> this is the last time. the goal to break up the gas bubbles. gat scans will show if they are
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back. humans involved hope he be back in the summer i'm antonio mora, thank you for joining us, ray suarez is next with "inside story". have a great night and weekend. this week donald trump caused all kinds of handringing when under questioning from chris matthews he said if abortions were outlawed, women could be punished for having them. the reaction from abortion rights side was predictable, but the reaction from the anti abortion side was fascinating. what had the presidential said that was so beyond the pale? many proceed life leaders said simply donald trump doesn't understand the movement's position.