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♪ ♪ oh. so you're protesting? ♪ ♪ okay. [ male announcer ] introducing xfinity my account. available on any device. benjamin netanyahu says sorry to israeli arabs as israel's relationship with the white house goes from bad to worse. >> targeting u.s. troops a group with isis ties puts out a hit list. four boko haram captives go back to school in nigeria. and a welcome to our viewers in the united states and all around the world. i'm zain asher. >> i'm john vause. this is "cnn newsroom." all right, we begin in israel where israeli prime
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minister benjamin netanyahu continues to try to back-pedal on the controversial comments he made in the runup to parliamentary elections last week. >> he apologized to arabs for a lekelection day warning that arabs were turning out in droves to vote. he was condemned as racist. he said i know what i said a few days ago damaged israel's arabs. i had no intention of that. >> mr. netanyahu has also tried to clarify what exactly he meant when he said there would never be a palestinian state on his watch. remarks which he now says were misunderstood. he says he still supports the idea but not under current conditions. >> but the white house is not letting up on the israeli prime minister. on monday, president obama's chief of staff, dennisis mcdonough
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addressed a group and reminded people that the current extraordinary committed an extraordinary a time and energy. >> that's why the prime minister's comments on the leave of the election in which he first internated and then made very clear in smons to a follow-up question that a palestinian state will not be established while he is prime minister were so very troubling. we cannot simply pretend that these comments were never made. [ applause ] >> and to make it perfectly clear where the current administration stands he added this headline grabber. >> an occupation that has lasted for almost 50 years must end. [cheers and applause] and the palestinian people
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ern themselves in their own sovereign state. >> so right now, it seems the white house is still furious with the israeli prime minister. it's hard not to take notice of a keynote speech like the one delivered by the president's chief of staff. cnn's political correspondent joins us now. it's an indication, do you see it as far as the administration is concerned that it's no longer business as usual this stuff won't be brushed aside. we're not all going to move on here? >> right. i think the administration is clearly looking at a new direction. they don't take seriously that benjamin netanyahu is interested in the creation of a palestinian state. and i think what they're
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actually going to do is not clear yet and i think it's likely nothing significant will happen until after the iran process plays itself out. but i think that there's some evidence that they're looking at this summer this fall as a potential time to go to the united nations to support some kind of final status agreement that would be blessed by the security council. that would be a big deal. >> it would be. president obama's referred to the occupation, he used the word occupation in the past. >> i think it's a strong statement, and it reflects i think, what people in the obama white house genuinely believe. but also i think the sense that they're not going to tiptoe around benjamin netanyahu anymore. and i think what they're trying to do is look beyond him in some sense to see what kind of historical marker this
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administration could lay down in terms of the parameters for a final agreement that they hope a future israeli leader might one day grab onto. >> if you think back to 1990 and that famous james baker moment when he made that ultimatum to israel over the peace process. >> everybody over there should know that the telephone number is 1-202-456-1414. when you're serious about peace call us. >> is the relationship in the worst place now than it was back then? >> i think that the relationship is fundamentally solid then in the way it was now, in the sense that the u.s. and israeli security relationship is strong. and there is a strong reservoir for support, certainly for israel's right to exist in the united states i think what's shifted between then and now is the emer jens of israel as a
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more partisan issue. it was more democrats who were more pro-israel. now because of his relationship with individuals you find that the left in the united states in the democratic party there's more and more criticism of israeli policy. and i think over time that is going to shift the democrat's party, not to a position where they don't support giving israel military aid but to a position where they want to take a harder line to make it clear that it is an affront to american values for israel to hold in a near-permanent way millions of palestinians who lack basic human rights. and the tense relations between the united states and israel are already an issue in the presidential race. >> imagine a president who stands unapologetically were the nation of israel.
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[cheers and applause] >> of course that is republican senator ted cruz of texas announcing his run for the white house on monday. and that comment on israel drew more cheers than any other part of his speech. cruz is of course the first major candidate, republican or democrat to fishily throw his hat into the presidential ring. we're still more than a year and a half away from election day, but the senator from texas is not wasting anytime firing up conservative supporters. here's our jeff celiny with more. >> reporter: finally, let the race begin. senator ted cruz is the first republican out of the gate. >> i believe in the power of millions of courageous conservatives rising up to reignite the promise of america. and that is why today i am announcing that i'm running for president of the united states. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: with those words, cruz jump started the 2016
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presidential race officially making his lofty ambitions known. there was no home-town rally. he selected liberty university all for a picture perfect backdrop of $10,000 evangelical students. he made sure that liberty would be the background of his administration. >> we will stand for liberty. >> reporter: he made his announcement on the fifth anniversary of the signing of obamacare. a fitting date for a senator who rose to the national spotlight with his role in the 2013 government shutdown. he made no apologies as he delivered his unabashed brand of conservatism. >> imagine in 2017 a new president signing legislation repealing every word of obamacare. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: not everyone was sold on his message. a group of rand paul supporters
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said they were being used as props. >> i don't think it's wise to do at a university that's requiring attendance. >> he's a christian man. he's a nice guy. it's just that for my personal beliefs, he's a little bit too much of a war hawk. >> reporter: after the speech we caught up with cruz and asked if he was ready for the marathon ahead. >> if every day is like this i'm invigorated and inspired by young people ready to turn the country around. >> reporter: every day of course will not be like this. his republican rivals plan to jump into the rais next month. for this day, cruz and his family revelled in the moment. his wife heidi is taking a leave of absence from goldman sachs. >> i am ready to stand with you, courageous conservatives as we
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come together to reclaim the promise of america. >> reporter: he made clear he plans to run directly against the party's conservatives, including jeb bush. he didn't mention him by name. it's no closer he will move the race even further to the right. the cnn, lynchburg, virginia. ted cruz may be the first to announce he's running for the white house but not the last. a memorable look was put together of all the possible contenders. it's a parody of a parody. it's a send-up of family sitcoms from the 1980s. take a look. ♪ ♪ ♪ it taking ae takes a lot to make us do ♪ ♪ a scoop of kids to add some spice ♪ ♪ a dash of love to make it nice ♪
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for a third term? >> no. i think, you know i'm standing for a full second term. i'm not saying all prime ministers necessarily go mad or go mad at the same rate. but i think, i feel i've got more to bring to this job. i think the job is half done. some commentators have predicted it could be the start of a five-year-long leadership tussle within the conservative party. we're hearing from a british spy about the foreign medical student working for isis-run hospitals in syria. they say it could help intelligence agencies get undercover access to the terror group. >> the group went to turkey to help refugees a then disappeared. isis has, quote, brainwashed the group. christiane amanpour spoke with
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ayman dean. >> i would say it's a strong possibility they have infiltrated isis especially with the greater number of people able to approach isis. in fact i would say that the presence of doctors there within isis is a great opportunity to infiltrate, because at the end of the day, they cannot get rid of doctors easily. so i would say, basically that isis by calling upon doctors to come they might have opened a greater door for intelligence services to penetrate them. >> in the meantime u.s. law enforcement says it's contacting about 100 troops targeted in an online threat. >> a group calling itself islamic state hacking division calls it an attack on the troops. pamela brown now with all the details. >> reporter: among the personal information posted on the hit list pictures, home addresses and phone numbers of commanders,
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captains and major generals. in total, about 100 members of the u.s. military. many of those singled out are pilots including this man seen holding his baby. we're blurring his face to protect his identity. the list was posted by a group calling itself the islamic state hacking division. and tonight that group is calling on isis sympathizers to kill the service members in their own lands, behead them in their own homes. stab them to death as they walk their own streets thinking they are safe. >> it could very easily become something that really matters from a personal security standpoint. it could deeply affect the security of all of these personnel. >> reporter: law enforcement officials tell cnn the fbi has been monitoring some individuals in the hacking group for some time but it's unclear for how long. those same law enforcement sources say it's unclear if isis leadership ordered the lists, but their real concern is a lone wolf sympathetic to isis targeting the service members >> there isn't a way that all of
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these people could receive a personal security detail. they have to do things like ensure the security of their own homes, perhaps in some extreme cases they may consider moving out of the home that is listed as their address. >> reporter: the pentagon tells cnn all the service members on the list are being notified although there's no evidence of an imminent threat of attack. the military is continuing to ask all service members to clear their social media profiles of any personal or identifiable information. in this case officials say the group behind the threat compiled this list of addresses and names through publicly available information available on line. social media and the white pages. pamela brown, cnn, washington. still to come here on "cnn newsroom," isis appears to be looking for new members. coming up rare video shows militants trying to recruit afghans. plus hundreds take the streets to protest the killing of a young afghan woman. we'll have the latest on the investigation coming up.
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in the coming hours, afghan president guani will meet with president obama. this is mr. guani's official visit to the u.s. the talks will likely focus on
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the future of security. >> the afghan president met with john kerry and defense secretary of state ash carter on monday as well. they pledged to keep funding afghan security through 2016. hundreds took to the streets protesting the killing of a young woman. she was accused of burning the koran. she was beaten set on fire and tossed into a river. in the meantime there are growing concerns that isis might be even trying to expand even further by recruiting members in afghanistan. >> cnn has obtained rare video which shows how the militants are trying to convince afghans to join their ranks. nick payton walsh has the exclusive report from kabul. >> reporter: where there has long been faith and war in afghanistan, serene hills a new
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and modern plague has come. you're seeing rare pictures filmed by our cameraman of what we are told is an isis recruitment session in afghanistan. brothers i'm here to tell you, the recruiter says about the mujahideen in syria. after a decade of war, the taliban is strong but fractured, and the u.s. is leaving. the u.n. warns isis is getting a hold in afghanistan and this may be how. this afghani says he's come back from fighting in northern syria and is one of five recruiters. his pitch is simple. come fight true jihad for baghdadi for a $500 wage. some listeners are driven. my aim is to fight infidels he says in syria, or if they ask me to in afghanistan, i will. others unsure and just poor. i definitely need the money but
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will stay here and hope peace comes, one adds. there's a benefit theater here. isis application forms for them to complete on camera. but also a clear message to angry young afghans, disillusioned with war. there's now an even more ruthless choice you can make. cnn, kabul. when we come back a real estate tycoon is staying in jail for now. we'll have the latest developments in the mysteries surrounding robert durst.
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. welcome back, everyone. in a boston courtroom prosecutors listed some of the things found on the boston marathon bomber's computer. they found instructions on how to make bombs, a document promoting jihad and audio recordings from terrorist anwar al awlaki. >> jurors were shown text messages that dzhokhar tsarnaev sent after the attack. police in charlottesville, virginia say there is no evidence of a brutal gang rape at a university of virginia fraternity house, the allegations made by a woman named, quote, jackie were
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published last november in rolling stone magazine. they said the article has done significant damage and they have them to retract it. the magazine has issued an apology and editors say they are launching their own investigation. the heir to a fortune is in jail. a judge denied bail to robert durst because he's considered a flight risk. he's facing drug charges and murder charges. he's also suspected in the 1982 disappearance of his first wife. >> he admitted shooting and dismembering his texas neighbor but was acquitted after claiming it was self-defense. all of these cases were documented in the hbo series "the jinx". now authorities in vermont say there's a connection between durst and the disappearance of a
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middlebury college student back in 1971. durst and his wife actually lived in middlebury back then. gene >> reporter: dick da garen is a high profile attorney. and defending robert durst will be no exception. >> i don't think that they have sufficient evidence to have him arrested. they have a lot of suspicion. they've always had a lot of suspicion. and the television show just added to that suspicion. but as far as evidence is concerned, i just don't think it's there. i thought something was probably going to come down because of this damnt tv show which as i said before is great television but it's not really a search for truth. >> reporter: when did you find out about the statement in the bathroom? >> when i saw it on television like most everybody else in the
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country. and i've got my own opinions about that. and if that's the strength of their case man, i can be ready tomorrow. >> reporter: as durst waits for the next step in this legal process, the mental and physical health of this 71-year-old defendant has come into question. the judge may have an issue with competence. do you have an issue with competence? >> no i don't have any issue with him being competent. he's a little frail, and he has some memory problems sometimes, but he's not incompetent. >> reporter: so why would this respected texas lawyer want to again represent a man he helped get acquitted of first degree murder charges by a galveston jury in 2003? >> i know him i like him. maybe that gives me an extra touch of passion about coming to his defense when all the world thinks that he's a killer.
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>> that was our jean casarez reporting. when we come back a violent struggle for control. how all the unrest is raising new terror concerns. plus an exclusive look at the annual joint military drills between the u.s. and south korea. stay with us.
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halfway through our first hour here on "cnn newsroom." like to welcome back our viewers in the united states and all around the world. i'm john vause. >> and i'm zain asher. prime minister benjamin netanyahu has apologized for pre-election comments that he made last week. in a facebook post mr. netanyahu says he knows his words damaged israel's arabs, and that wasn't his intention. on election day, he warned his party could lose because arabs were, quote, voting in droves. prime minister david cameron says if he wins in may it will be his last term. he would serve his five years and be done. the prime minister also said he
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felt his job is now halfway done and wants to reform the education and welfare systems. a former jihadish turned british mi-5 spy says if they have infiltrated isis, it could help. the violence in yemen is getting worse as houthi rebels try to move south. those loyal to the president are in a southern province. the houthis control sanaa and they took over another city taez. >> they used tear gas to disperse a crowd.
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u.s. and british forces have withdrawn troops from yemen. >> the country is feeling concerns that terror groups will be able to move in and freely mount attacks. here's barbara starr with details. >> reporter: yemen, now on the brink of civil war. amid the rising unrest the oounsz warning the worst may be to come as groups vie for power. >> unless a solution can be found in the coming days the country will fly into further violent conflict. >> reporter: a u.s. official tells cnn, al qaeda fighters, which have vowed to attack the u.s. are now moving quickly to increase recruiting and continue plotting attacks. but the u.s. just became essentially blind on the ground. more than 100 u.s. military band commandos like these who'd been tracking al qaeda known as aqap secretly ordered out of the
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country by the pentagon over the weekend. the special operations forces were evacuated by military aircraft and a transported across the gulf of aden to djibouti. >> one of the organizations that has been most interested and capable of conducting strikes in the u.s. homeland, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula has increased its control of territory. >> reporter: the remaining u.s. tools, drone strikes and monitoring cell phones and social media. >> it is true that that coordination would be more effective if there were u.s. personnel in the country. >> reporter: the number one u.s. target ibrahim al acere. he was tied to the so-called underwear bomber attack in 2009.
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the newest threat the isis branch in yemen which claimed responsibility for these mosque attacks, killing and injuring hundreds. isis releasing photos of the attackers, their popularity growing. >> they're promoting themselves as isis. it's the new branding of a new military group. they understand that they're expanding into aqap and expanding into the other areas. >> reporter: all of this using the u.s. at risk. >> we will have no intelligence foot print or capabilities to monitor what aqap and isis and the shia militants are doing in the region. and without good intelligence it can't stop attacks to the homeland. >> reporter: the violence has grown so bad that they simply could not do their work there anymore, and they had to be pulled out. barbara starr, cnn, the pentagon. >> many thanks to our barbara
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starr for that. the united states and south korea are in the midst of their military exercises. our paula hancocks is joining us live from seoul. so paula, these drills happen every single year and every single year we hear pyongyang's rhetoric of intimidation and revenge. given how routine this rhetoric has become does seoul even take them seriously anymore? >> reporter: well i think seoul and of course washington have to take the rhetoric seriously, whether or not it happens every year or not. remember just a couple of years ago, tensions were very high on the peninsula, higher than they have been for years. so there is always the potential for a miscalculation or a misunderstanding of course when there are military drills going on fatherly lyfairly close to
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the border. we have exclusive access to look at what the u.s. and south korean militaries are doing and how they're preparing to make sure they're ready to fight side by side. [ gunfire ] firing at an unseen enemy. tanks move closer to the threats to defend their position. under tank cover, the infantry mobilize to take out targets on a nearby hill. american and south korean military fighting side by side. the battle may not be real but the threat is. around 20 miles or more than 30 kilometers north of this live fire range is north korea, a country south korea is still technically at war with. these exercises happen every year. and every year north korea gets angry. as far as pyongyang is concerned, this is a dress
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rehearsal for an invasion. but seoul and washington have consistently said that they're routine and defensive in nature. these war games last two months. u.s. commanders say they run through these scenarios every single day essential training to prepare for any eventuality. >> we've got to capitalize on any opportunity. and so we're doing that now. >> reporter: after the firing comes the debrief. soldiers from both countries encouraged to talk about what went wrong as well as right. >> i think at the end of the day, both of us not only are we improving our relationships, but we're getting better, and we're learning from each other in the process. >> reporter: preparing for a war they hope will never come. but one they have to be ready for. and that was one of the keywords that the u.s. commanders was using, which was readiness, the fact that both sides have to be ready for whatever eventuality they are asked to participate
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in. and they have to make sure that they can work well side by side. zain? >> and speaking of eventuality, north korea is working tirelessly to modernize its missile capabilities. how do these drills take into account north korea's ever growing military might? >> reporter: well certainly, this is the season for military drills. so the fact that we have seen an increase potentially in what north korea is doing is not necessarily surprising. you've got the winter coming into the springtime. this is prime time for these militaries to be test firing, to be trying out what they want to perfect. and of course we are seeing of course on the very first day of these military drills north korea test firing two short-range ballistic missiles. they've test fired new technology as well. and seoul and washington will be watching that very carefully to see what their capabilities are. and inevitably they'll be honing their skill to counter
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that. but they don't say openly that these drills are to make sure ha they can fight against north korea in any eventuality. they say this is to make sure that they are able to secure the peninsula, that they are able to make sure that they are, that they can defend south korea, and they don't openly say that this is to prepare for a war for north korea. >> and when these drills first started north korea vowed that their response would be merciless. so we'll watch and see what happens over the next month. paula hancocks live for us in seoul. thank you. zain in singapore, they're paying their respects to their first prime minister. they have been leaving flowers for their former liedeader. he's credited with making
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the terrorist group are defying their former captives. >> they're doing something many girls cherish, that's getting an education. >> reporter: this state in northern nigeria has been under a state of emergency for the last two years. possibly one of the last places you'd expect to find an american university. [ laughter ] in a side room four girls chat and giggle discussing their dreams with their principal. for these girls, just to be here today is a testament to courage and hope. rrnd around a year ago i met this teenager. she'd just escaped the boko haram abduction of nearly 300 of her friends from her school. last time i saw you it was very very different. you'd just gone through something really horrible. and you said that you weren't sure that you could ever go back to school. but now, here are you are. >> i'm in school. >> reporter: the change in her
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is remarkable. all she says thanks to her teachers. >> i want to be a teacher. >> reporter: she hopes to follow in their footsteps. boko haram targeted these girls and hundreds of others like them across nigeria for daring to go to school. 21 of them are now back in education, enrolled on scholarships at the american university of nigeria. the school's vice-chancellor, a native californian is a long way from home but she says she's exactly where she's meant to be. >> we drove up early one morning just as the curfew was over. and we came to a intersection and we had left just the logo of. a un on the door and the parents and students saw the logo on the door and waved us down, and it was a wonderful moment. >> reporter: there are 46 more escaped girls who would love to join their friends here. but right now that's just not
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possible. dr. ensign is hoping to change that by raising funds through the university's foundation. it's easy to forget where we are, but this is still the north of nigeria, and this is in defiance of boko haram's edict that western education is a sin. by the girls and the university that has taken them in. cars here are searched by hand. guards are on constant patrol. constant vigilance is the price ha must be paid. >> reporter: it is never far from the girls' thoughts. whatever they learn here they want to take back home with them. >> my people need my support, and me going to school will make that change. >> reporter: so you want to go home eventually? >> yeah. >> reporter: that's very brave. do you feel brave? >> yeah i'm very brave and determined. >> reporter: she really is. they all are. but they're hoping a day will come when they won't have to be.
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cnn, nigeria. >> hard to imagine all those girls still have not returned home. but for more on the reporting on the girls and their story, just head over to we will take a short break. when we come back welcome news for a boy struggling with boy cancer. i love making sunday dinners. but when my back hurt, cooking all day... forget about it. tylenol was ok, but it was 6 pills a day. but aleve is just 2 pills all day. and now, i'm back! aleve.
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it's spring in the northern hemisphere john has been counting down those days but snow is still causing problems in many parts of the united states. some parts of chicago saw up to 6 inches or 15 centimeters of snow on monday and that made of course for slippery roads and very slow commutes. nearly 750 flights were canceled at chicago's airports. and of course march means it is the beginning of tornado season but this year there hasn't been many tornados. pedram is here to explain why. >> it's a drought that people are happy about. >> one drought people are happy about. >> good news. and cold air has a lot to do with it. even the chicago snow that you
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mentioned, the first time since 1982 chicago has had a snowstorm this late into the season. that tells you the cold air back again. >> hanging around. >> he showshow you what should be happening this time of year. 1100 tornados per year. that is easily the most in the world. there it is. the march average is typically 80 tornados. it picks up in intensity into april, may, and june. but here's the perspective. the average number of tornados per state in the month of march. you count them up, about 78 is what you should see. here's ha's happened so far in march of 2015. zero tornados across the united states. incredible graphic, one of our best in the business putting this together. 28 tornados so far in all of 2015 across the united states. two of them coming out of washington state. one in california and some
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across the portions of the southeast. unprecedented stuff when it comes to how late we are into the season, how little in the way of this type of activity to talk about. warm moist air from the south, cool air to the north. that's exactly what you need. tuesday's forecast brings a possibility from springfield to joplin to western arkansas. by wince, expanded out toward st. louis, potentially around dallas as well. at this point, it doesn't look like significant threat for tornados. large hail and winds are a possibility. john was talking about what causes this sort of setup. the cold air has been dominant not just this winter but the past two winters. so far in the winter of 2014 into 2015 we've had record low temperatures. conversely a lot of people haven't touched on this, but
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conversely 15,000 record high temperatures have been set. you go into california, this is what you have to deal with when it comes to snowboarding so a lot of ski resorts beginning to shut down operation. and unfortunately that pattern and these reds and burgundies here showing the severity of the drought. you go through the wet season, if you can call it that and we're down to 99.8% of the state in a severe drought. so essentially what's happening on the western united states is partially the reason why we have quieter conditions in the tornado department on the eastern side of the u.s. >> that improvement seems to be in the margin of error if you look the a those numbers. absolutely nothing. we'll see you next hour. thank you. it's a nightmarish story for any family. a 5-year-old child with a brain tumor. it gets worse for a family in britain when they tried to get
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their son a certain type of treatment. they ended up in jail. >> and their struggle may have been worth it. they say their son is now cancer free. listen. >> reporter: the cancer treatment became the subject of much scrutiny. the center of a tug-of-war between doctors and the family. eventually ending in an international man hunt for his parents. they were arrested in spain after leaving a hospital in britain against doctors' orders after aisha had his brain tumor removered. his parents wanted to follow up with proton therapy instead of radio therapy. proton therapy targets cancer therapy. leaving the hospital led to the man hunt. >> this is my son. we were most disturbed today to
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find that his face is all over the internet and newspapers. and we've been labeled as kidnappers and putting his life at risk neglect. >> police say the family including the six siblings left the u.k. for spain last fall and went to the czech republic for treatment. they remain hesitant to return to the u.k. they fear they could be arrested while britain's crown prosecution service says they will not arrest the couple. an oncologist overseeing the treatment says he remains cautiously optimistic but there is a high chance of recurrence. aisha is now able to say a few words and can walk unaided. >> little more now on protein therapy. it's different from other cancer treatment. it uses a targeted beam of protons that can be aimed
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specifically at a tumor minimizing the impact on surrounding tissue. that can allow for higher doses of radiation to be used and used more safely to treat recurrent cancers, but it cannot be used for some types of cancer like leukemia which affects the blood. >> and the equipment involves a very large high-tech sta silt that costs roughly $125 million. there are only about 40 treatment centers with this equipment in the world. but the company that manufactures the equipment is now developing a smaller, less-expensive model that could make the treatment more accessible. well cherry blossoms have come into full bloom in china. and the cherry garden of eastlake. >> it's a popular destination for flower lovers. it ranks as a global cherry blossom city. it has an energy-efficient lighting source that protects the trees.
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