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Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2013 4:00am EDT
china's parliament. the national people's congress is gathering for it's annual meeting in ba beijing. people's congress connecticut siss of three thousand delegates representing the country's 55 minority groups. as well as the majority chinese. officially the national people's congress is the top decision making body an legislative assembly. it's also responsible for electing the country's president. two-thirds of the delegates belong to china's communist party. it's the world's largest political party and has held power for more than six years. [speaking foreign language] >> he teaches at the central party school in beijing where party elites are educated. he is editor a and chief of a nw book about the communist party. he has no doubt as to why the communist party is still in power. [speaking foreign language] the 300 3000 dealt 300 3000 delt elected in general direct election. instead middl most of a a pointy regional and provincial assemblies having been first approved by the communist party. in northwestern china it's one of the five aton mist regongs. . one. 60 delegate
Al Jazeera America
Feb 13, 2014 4:00am EST
knows that. >> from the sea a delicacy and aphrodisiac is kicked out of china. what it could mean for an american community that counts on it. >> there is a lot of reading done into the prosecutors remarks and the defense attorneys remarks. one of the things brought up is whether or not this young man had any kind of weapons, a gun or anything else in the vehicle. do they know for sure? >> you have the defense saying one thing, prosecution another. the police did not find a weapon, we heard that, that is on the record. dunn swears he saw inches of a barrel, "i have reason to believe this kid had a weapon", that's his story, and he's sticking to it. >> "america tonight" sara hoy, this. >> joining us for a closer look is criminal defense attorney and prosecutor joining us from davey florida. >> we have to get out of here. >> truth seeking... al jazeera america's breakthrough instigative documentary series. over a year after the bengazi attacks, chaos in the streets... unspeakable horrors... >> this is a crime against humanity >> is libya unraveling? >> there's coffin after coffin be
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 10:00pm EDT
china's fluent french. she is very much an american jazz singer. it's just that china lived in paris since she was eight years old. . >> there's something magical about rivers. >> yes. >> and it's a magical center. living in, like this area, every sunday they close down the banks, and you see the notre dame. this is here. you look at the architecture. this is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. it's crazy. it's crazy. >> i live in a postcard. and would i ever want to give it up? . >> all this time you lived in france, you feel... . american? >> no. no, they think - i have to remind them, i'm 100% american, that's why i'm crazy and smile and talk loud. it's a different energy. there is still time here. >> time to... >> have a coffee. >> sit in a cafe. >> sit in the cafe. i can still do it here. >> there's less time for that now that china's career is taking off in europe. [ singing ] after five albums and successful tours in france. china is a hot talent on the jazz circuit. >> and her talent flows from a deep source. china's mother is dd bridge water, one of the grea
Al Jazeera America
Feb 14, 2015 2:30am EST
in the other direction. 7500 miles away is shanghai china. with 24 million people, nearly three times that of new york city, shanghai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. it's here we found tony jang. he and his wife couldn't have children, so they turned to surrogacy. it's mapped in china. they travelled to a suppressing place for help. >> i checked with service from india, ukraine, thailand, then the solution in california. >> jane has fully children, a daughter and twin boy and girl from the same surro date in california. all three born in the u.s., so they are american citizens. having three children would be agaups the law in china. it's an incidentive attracting many parents like jane to the u.s. >> so it means they are getting new babies with foreign passports. they don't register the new born as chinese citizens. it gets around the one-baby policy. >> after the children were born friend asked jane for help. before long, this young father was in the business of babies, agency. >> eventually the solution from the u.s. is the best one. poem this have been doin
Al Jazeera America
Dec 28, 2014 10:00pm EST
china moses's fluent french. she's very much an american jazz singer. it's just that china has lived in paris since she was eight years old. ♪ ♪ cry me a river ♪ ♪ cry me a river ♪ ♪ cause i cried a river over you ♪ >> there's something magical about rivers. >> yeah. and the seine is a very magical one. living in like lemarais, every sunday they close down the banks and you see the notre dame. this is here, you look at the time architecture, this is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. it's crazy. it's crazy. i live in a post card. and what -- would i ever want to give that post card up? no . ♪ ♪ je nais pleurais ♪ ♪ >> all this time you've lived in france -- >> i'm still american. >> do the french think of you as american? >> no. i have to remind them. no i'm 100% american. that's why i'm a little crazy. i smile and i talk loud. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> it's a different energy . there is still time here. >> time to -- >> have a coffee. >> sit in a cafe. >> sit in a cafe. we still do that here. >> there's less time for that now that china's career is taking off
Al Jazeera America
Feb 13, 2014 12:00am EST
out of china. what it could mean for an american community that counts on it. on it. >>> good evening. think for being with us. i am joie chen. the worst predictions are coming to pass with more than 100 million people in its path, the second vicious winter storm system is heading to a deep freeze. despite efforts to war residents of safety, the disaster is in full swing. drivers abandoning cars, trying desperately to get off of the roadways and avoid a repeat of the scene down in atlanta two weeks ago. it's not just this weather disaster either. waves of flooding wash through the pacific northwest. some parts of the west are parched with drought. weather at its most extreme is the center of our focus this hour. beginning with the crisis which has left more than 300,000 without power already in georgia and the carolinas, cities across the south virtually on lockdown and meteorologists and emergency managers out of words to describe how bad this is going to get. >> in a sign of how great the concerns and how big the challenge is. hurricane hunters were pressed into rare service to tap
Al Jazeera America
Feb 12, 2014 9:00pm EST
this hour, in the market for gooey duck, they are banned from entering china. why? we will find out when we go diving for that lucrative seafood next. >> fault lines, hard hitting... >> they're blocking the door... >> ground breaking... >> we have to get out of here. >> truth seeking... al jazeera america's breakthrough instigative documentary series. over a year after the bengazi attacks, chaos in the streets... unspeakable horrors... >> this is a crime against humanity >> is libya unraveling? >> there's coffin after coffin being carried into the cemetery. >> fault lines libya: state of insecurity only on al jazeera america al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit aljazeera.com. follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more stories, more access, more conversations. so you don't just stay on top of the news, go deeper and get more perspectives on every issue. al jazeera america. >> do you know the gooey duck? it comes from the native american work meaning "dig deep." one
Al Jazeera America
Oct 4, 2013 4:00am EDT
these great creature? es. >> the demand for ivory in countries like china, thailand and here in the united states has created such a massive interest in poaching those animals because of the income that is generated from it. you're having to invest a lot of money for a protection far species across a vast amount of landscape including forest. >> what about the people who are caught doing this. is there really an effective way to punish these folks? >> yes. punishment is one of the most important things and in kenya you are talking about in coming weeks that will punish poachers and dealers in ivy up to 15 years. the problem is that catching those is one thing and having adequate evidence to use against them. we have shown that less than 5% of dealers. in ivory. part of it is to the agency to work together. there's an option and that i are getting a sign and even if the sign is large, most people can afford it and this was business is worth a lot of money. >> so tomorrow you are stageing a protest and it's going to draw more attention you hope. >> it will not only draw more attention
Al Jazeera America
May 13, 2014 12:00am EDT
object, global surrogacy can go in the other direction. 7500 miles away is shanghai, china with nearly 24 million people, shanghai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. it's here we saw tony jane. he and his wife couldn't have children on their own but they decided on surrogacy. since it's banned in china they wound up turning to an interesting place for help. >> india, ukraine, thailand, then a solution in california. >> jane has three children, all from the same surrogate in california. all three are born in the u.s. having three children would be against the law in china. it's an incentive that are drawing many well to do chinese to the u.s. >> means they are getting their new babies with foreign passports. so they don't boght register the bother registering the newborn. >> asking jane for help, before long this young father was in the business of babies. setting up his own surrogacy agency. >> evidently, the solution from the u.s. is the best one. because the people there have been doing this for more than 25 years. >> jane says infertility is what sends most couples t
Al Jazeera America
Feb 16, 2014 5:00pm EST
tonight, deep under the sea, a prized delicacy and an aphrodisiac kicked out of china. what it can mean for a u.s. community that counts on it. >> no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. on al jazeera america >> i'm ali velshi, the news has become this thing where you talk to experts about people, and al jazeera has really tried to talk to people, about their stories. we are not meant to be your first choice for entertainment. we are ment to be your first choice for the news. real reporting that brings you the world. giving you a real global perspective like no other can. real reporting from around the world. this is what we do. al jazeera america. >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides
Al Jazeera America
Apr 25, 2014 12:00am EDT
singer, it is just that china has lived in paris since she was eight years old. >> . >> the very magical one. living every sunday they closed down the banks. and you can see the notre dame, this is here. it's crazy, i live in a post card, would i ever want to give that post card up. >> all this time you have lived in france. >> i am still american. >> do the french think of you as american? is. >> no. no i have to remind them. no, i am 100% american that's why i am a little crazy, and i smile and i talk loud. >> it is a different energy. there is still time. time to? >> have a coffee. >> sit in a cafe. we still do that here. >> there's less time than that now that chain no's career is taking off in europe. after five albums and successful tours china is a hot talent on the european jazz circuit. d.d. bridge water one of the great voices of american jazz. the one accolades and a grammy for her tribute to another legend ella fitzgerald. >> she came to france, when she was 35 with her two kids. pretty much unknown, and rebuilt. her name. they open their arms to her. >> why france? >
Al Jazeera America
May 19, 2014 9:00pm EDT
charges as the u.s. goes after china for stealing all american ideas. >> for the first time we are exposing the faces and names behind the keyboards used to steal american businesses. >> and second thought: with just weeks to go to the world's biggest kickoff, correspondent christof putzel is in rio as thousands of residents take to the street in protest. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. it has been so long since measles has been a problem in the united states that many don't even know what the symptoms look like. but measles is back in a big way. the cdc reports 216 cases this year in 18 states, more cases than in all of last year already. public health officials warn this will likely be the worst year for measles since it was eraeradicated in 2000 and they e seeing the return of measles, as a decision by parents. "america tonight" correspondent michael okwu in california. >> so we don't vaccinate our kids. >> that might shock many parents, but holly bloomhart and her husband shannon are part of a growing well healed minority, in orange county, can california
Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2014 4:00am EDT
declaration in 1984 it was promised back to china in 1997, but with a bill of right for the basic law. under the basic law certain rites were enshrined, such as the rites to protest. the maintenance of the english common law system, and universal suffrage. since the election, one person, one vote in the 2017 election. china is ruled by an ideao log, xi jinping, and he wants to bring hong kong to heel, bringing him in confrontation with hundreds of thousands of hong kong citizens. >> i'm from hong kong. this is important to me. >> reporter: why is that? >> it shows me that people care here. it's amazing how everyone has manner. >> and now is a different age, different era. you look at the young people. they have been educated about political rights, but our government is very cooersive. they are listening to the people. how can a government like this govern prays, it's an international city. we have a ripe civil society, open media. how can a government without sufficient mandate continue to govern this way. >> reporter: the violence used by police against protesters sunday night has n
Al Jazeera America
Feb 16, 2014 12:00am EST
, deep under the sea, a prized delicacy and an aphrodisiac kicked out of china. what it can mean for a u.s. community that counts on it. >> every sunday night, join us for excusive... revealing... and surprising talks, with the most interesting people of our time. hip hop pioneer russell simmons talks with soledad o'brien >> i make mistakes everyday, i don't try to count them... >> about his music.... >> the artist should say what's on people's minds. >> his cause... dominion over the animals does not mean abuse... >> and his future... >> i wanna make movies and tv shows that reflect the new america. >> russell simmons up close and personal... talk to al jazeera only on al jazeera >> no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. on al jazeera america >> a foody's delight with a charm that defies expectations. the gooy duck, coming from a native
Al Jazeera America
Oct 7, 2014 12:00am EDT
corn rows of china. >> the director of a major chinese concern was in the field and schlepping some of these goods. >> that's correct. >> what do you make of that? >> he must be hands on. >> an "america tonight" investigation and look at the man federal agents say was the ringleader. and the end of an era. "america tonight" contributor solidad o'brien one of the last to me haiti's jean-claude duvalier, baby doc. >>> and good evening, thanks for joining us, i'm joie chen. boosting the barriers. the president called on his top help and national security advisors to step up screenings aimed at stopping more cases of ebola from landing in our country. the urgency as a spanish nurse becomes the first person to contract ebola outside africa. she treated two ebola patient at a madrid hospital - both died of the disease. >>> the american photo journalist who contracted ebola whilst working in liberia is in the states, and treated in nebraska. in dallas, crews cleaned the apartment where thomas eric duncan, the first person in the u.s. that was diagnosed, stayed. his personal items were dest
Al Jazeera America
Jun 27, 2015 12:30am EDT
out in the ocean china is still building ieltsbuilding islands eemgly seemingly unconcerned what its neighbors have to say. >> a quick requirement keep up to date at aljazeera.com. >>> amazing grace. ♪♪ ♪♪ how sweet the sound ♪♪ >> as the president honors victims of a mass shooting, we look at a legacy of slavery. >> you'd never know these are the fingerprints of the slave. brick. >> also tonight, love wins. meet two dads behind a landmark decision by the u.s. supreme court in favor of same-sex marriage. >> look at your dads right now. what do you want to say to them? >> i'm really proud of you for doing this for everyone. >> good evening. thank you for joining us. what a day at the u.s. supreme court. think of this, just one decade ago, states were passing constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage and now it's the law of the land. many people are asking why this one. a lot say it's the children of gay and lesbian children that turned this debate on its heels. for the last few months, i've been following the story of two kentucky dads leading the charge for
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
asia to ease tensions. the plane arrived in china and plans to bring up the island controversy in beijing. while in japan he voiced support. >> the president is defending the health care website. t the white house will campaign for the site. the deadline is 23rd december to register register: you can get the latest online with aljazeera.com. need manpower. also tonight. lessons learned? the latest read on how u.s. students stack up and what it really says about american i hadcation. hadcation -- education. >> and fashion build. what role you play in one of the world's most polluted places. we take you inside of hell on earth. >> if you want to see what hell looks like. you come to the tannery and have a look at the tannery that should tell you how the hell looks like. ♪ >> good evening and thank you thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. >> it was not much of a surprise detroit's financial concerns are well known and it produced every indication that something dramatic had to be done. >> as the city manager pointed out today now it's real bankruptcy court judge ruled that the
Al Jazeera America
Oct 12, 2014 7:00pm EDT
per acre as chinese counterparts, posing a challenge for seed companies in china >>> you can't play catch up easily. if i'm at a yield level of 200 bushes per acre and you at 100 per acre. closing the gap will e difficult over time. if i want a quick fix, i need to steal your stuff. >> that's the only way, or you need to licence my stuff legally and use it in the breeding programme. >> reporter: the chances of the united states licensing my stuff to china is slip given the fact that the kipees have not been known for protecting intellectual property. >> that brings us back to mo hi lun. >> this started with a tip. >> reporter: he is also known as robert mow, living and working as director of international business. for a chippas agricultural and sign conglomerate. on may 3rd a pioneer security guard discovered mow on his impose and planned unmarked research field. mo fled the scope, driving his car through a ditch in his haste. four months later. mo again came to the attention of authorities at this field. >> if somebody made a 911 call, someone walking around in a farm, unusualing.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 14, 2015 12:30am EDT
back. we'll have more >> china sends chemical experts into tianjin to test for toxic gasses after a series of deadly explosions. hello. we have world news from al jazeera. also on the program, turkey may be facing a new election after political parties fail to form a coalition government. as japan marks 70 years since its defeat in world war ii, calls for an apology on forced labor grow louder in china. plus, a witness to history, we take a tour o
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 9:00pm EST
cometion networks. they -- communications networks. china is investing in a whole lot of infrastructure, brazil, is investing in a whole lot of infrastructure, what are we doing? goods made in america, lest make sure we've got best ports and roads and bridges and schools. let's make sure our young people are getting a great education. let's give everybody a chance to get ahead. not just a few at the top but everybody. >> and more now on the challenge of getting ahead. a sobering statistic here. more than half of all americans will spend a year in poverty or near poverty at some point in their lifetime and most of them work, and worked hard. tonight we begin a new series, the other america. as we look into the lives of americans trying to play by the rules but still having trouble making ends meet. tonight we introduce you to stacy calvin, a georgia mom heading out on a very, very long journey in search of a better life. [ alarm clock ] >> get up baby, now please. that's it you did it. come on! come on baby! get up child. >> i introduce myself as maud. i call myself master of disguises.
Al Jazeera America
Jul 8, 2015 2:30am EDT
is not in the future, for people of the marshall islands in and other island nations, china, they are people that live to the impact. they look to the fewer and see something is not down on a global scale. their lives will be difficult, and land become inhabitable. there's a president who has brought land elsewhere with the understanding understanding. >> at first glance this beautiful hawaiian beach may appear untouched. >> the plastics problem in hawaii, and what the islands in are doing about it now. later, another coastal community and the fight to save its shore line from unwelcome >>> our fast-forward look now at another peril in the pacific. with its private each beaches and wildlife, hawaii is a picture of paradise, something everyone uses threatens to destroy it. adam may visited hawaii to see paradise. beaches. >> this is my home. i feel a responsibility to do my party to make sure my children and children's children have clean beaches. >> reporter: he made doing his part a full-time job. he works for noah. for more than 13 years, noah has been trying to keep these islan
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2014 9:00pm EDT
united states and china but in day in china, thanks to students, there is nothing of such thing. >> they taught how a good thing to work. >> it's about growing together, teaching everyone to the best of their abilities. >> young people from china and the united states working side by side, sharing a common interest in robots. the team from las vegas, the 987 high rollers were cited t invito share their expertise with chinese students. >> you would think they would be more advanced than us in technology but this isn't a thing that they have at their high school level. we went over there and showed them what they would need to run teams like this and what it would take to run a competition. >> very cool to bring something that we know so well and to bring it here and introduce them to it. you can see their faces when we introduce something new that they can do in the coming year. >> back in las vegas, at the cimarron high school, it is the love of technology, that have helped turn the lives of some american teets teens around. >> this isn't some top tour high school? >> no we are
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2014 12:00am EDT
global to where the market is strong like china. one-third of students at peabody are international. >> it's an exploding market there. what you're seeing in china is you're seeing a proliferations of orchestras. you're sealing the opposite in china than the rest of the world. >> tariff wants to seek new sounds and new ways to market himself. >> you've written jingles for commercials. you sing around events in baltimore. music director at your church. >> mm-hmm. >> what else can you possibly do at the age of 20. >> a lot. just trying to do everything that i love. [♪ singing ] >> and hoping an audience will support him. >> are you going to write something? >> i plan on it. >> are you going to shake it up a little bit? >> i plan on writing really cool stuff. i want to be a classical singer who is bringing something beautiful to the table. [ piano music ] >> one note at a time. al jazeera, baltimore. >> next week some of the biggest names in classical music will be at bolt mother for symposium on the future of the art. >>> still to come on "america tonight," a sweet victory after cru
Al Jazeera America
Jan 10, 2014 4:00am EST
china, for example, they said -- the reaction was okay, let's have a pause. let's consider what lessons we can learn from our nuclear infrastructure more safe. in france and russia, there was very public outcry and very little effect on their nuclear industry. >> do you see growth continuing in the united states for nuclear? there is at least one plant in georgia south carolina boarder that is going for it's expansion, do you see additional growth or interest? >> nuclear is not in a growth phase right now. just before fukushima there was what is called the nuclear renaissance. bill price of natural gas for example. nucleares to compete with assumption of renewable energy. do you see that echoed? as matthew said this sort of concern that took over both in japan and germany. did you have that sense that there was this emotional response that this was the end for us? >> when you talk to the japanese people, they say that immediately after that immediate crisis, in march of 2011, that most people were then against nuclear power. you have to remember that is japan is unlike the unite
Al Jazeera America
Jan 27, 2015 9:00pm EST
. the programme is called eb5 and a whopping 85% are from china. here is how it works - foreign investors and their families get green cards and eventually full u.s. citizenship by writing a half a million check to fund an american development project. it has to create 10 full-time american jobs per investor. >> i think the programme should be terminated. >> david north is a big critics. ep b.p. 5 programme. a fellow at the think tank the center for immigration studies, he says eb5 is bad for america. >> becoming a permanent resident in the united states is a boon for whoever gets it. i don't think we should be selling visas to people whose claim to fame is they have money. >> so we are brewing vienna... >> reporter: for the von trapps they enrolled in the eb5 programme two years ago, to expand a brewery operating in the basement of an old barn of the resort. >> we have a basic bot lings operation. >> five years after making the lager, they can't make commuf. -- make enough. >> johannes and his son see the building of a new brewery. >> why didn't you go through a funding source
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 4:00am EST
do have familiarity in china before those olympics, in brazil most recently, looking at the world cup facilities which are coming up quite quickly and then brazil will hold its olympics as well. but russia is going to be a different situation isn't it? the difficulties they face in russia with these groups is different in china and brazil now, the political differences. >> it is disht. in china we have a situation where a number of people were at least detaped before the games. they too like russia assigned large numbers of government troops onto the games to protect them. in brazil we have an added issue now of the population that's revolting against or protesting against living wages. they're protesting against the lack of transportation and other infrastructure. but russia is quite different. you have the trifecta of threats, human rights which has arguably been challenged in russia with most recently the pussy riot rock band and greenpeace, we do have protest that take place. gay rights issue, we are sending openly gay representatives from the united states and president putin say
Al Jazeera America
Oct 9, 2014 9:00pm EDT
. absolutely right. >> and what does it also say about north korea's relationships with china which actually have been somewhat difficult? >> extremely strained. i think the relationship with china over last two and a half years really has deteriorated significantly. they need china for fuel, aviation fuel, food, many things but it's very strained. i think this move to the south, going in and basically, saying we are prepared to negotiate with the rok, south korea, i think china was pleased with that. i think in some ways, this is if saying we are flexible to open up to the south, dialogue. >> it will be krb. >> on america tonight this weekend, it's a game of crops and robbers. planting the seeds of international he is me espinoge: a chinese spy ring planted in the fields of iowa. >> here in the fields and schlepping some of these goods. >> that's correct. >> what do you make of that? >> he must be hands-on. >> an americ"american tonight" investigation and exclusive look at the man federal acts say was the ringleader. >> that's on our program this weekend. ahead this hour, a teenage
Al Jazeera America
Dec 29, 2015 12:30am EST
back to china. i don't want to go back. >> looking out at a chinatown that she now barely recognises >>> you can visit us online at aljazeera.com. >> on "america tonight": taliban take back? the resurgence of afghanistan's feared fighters and the threat to a community struggling to bring back its freedom. >> three generations having no access to education and now we have to recover from this. it's going to take at least another 30 years. >> the disturbing questions about what's next. thanks for joining us i'm joie chen. in the final days of the year disturbing signs from afghanistan. about a threat the u.s. hoped had been tamped down. the latest assessments though, that instead of an end of the power of the taliban this group has reemerged now with more yellow of afghanistan than it's had since the u.s. led invasion in 2001. and that is particularly worrying for the ordinary afghans who have been struggling to bring order back to to their country, especially women, to themselves. al jazeera's jennifer glasse on a grandmother who is taking great steps forward despite the od
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 9:00pm EST
ease tensions. who controls the group of islands in the south china sea. >> the u.s. government is calling for the release of merrill newman of the they released the video of the 85-year-old today apologizing for the war crimes. >> a helicopter crash in scotland has killed eight people. all three died in the chopper and five others killed on the ground. the chopper crashed into a crowded bar in glasgow last night. they have to get the wreck and e out before they can determine the cause of the crash. >> i'm johnathan betz. "america tonight" is next. you can always find us on-line have a great night. ♪ ♪ >> good evening and thanks for being with us i'm jo john joie . you are watching "america tonight" evening edition. one in seven americans are food insecure. what does that mean? it means to put food on the table on a consistent basis. many americans are faced with the choice of putting food on the table and living without basic necessities. often times they makes poor food choices the cost of processed food has gone down and the price of fresh food has gone up. the price for hea
Al Jazeera America
Feb 6, 2016 9:00pm EST
former leader >>> thank you. let's get the reaction from china. adrian brown is joining us from beijing. as we were saying earlier, china is north korea's closest ally in the region. what are they likely to be saying about this? >> reporter: well, there has been no fish reaction from the-- official reaction from the chinese government, but that's mainly because of the start of the lunar new year holiday here, the most important day here. there was a statement from the news agency which has condemned the rocket launch. they say they want to do everything to prevent the kror consider ian an peninsula to be nuclearized. their big concern is that if the north korean regime were to collapse, then hundreds of thousands of refugees would then spill across the border into china. that's what the u.s. has warned china in the past. they're saying the result of an action by you could lead eventually to the regime collapsing. is that what you want? china's position so far is this. it doesn't believe that sanctions are an end to themselves. therefore, it could well be very reluctant to sign up to a h
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
large amount do stay locally in southeast asia they go to china and large manufacturers that are purchases them but it's a worldwide market. and puts pressure on bangladesh through buying choices may help to speed up their changes chang. >> what do we do as responsible buyers? is there away we can choose products more carefully so we are not contributing to this. >> there are labouring requirements where a product organizoriginates. and we saw from the collapse of buildings and fire in bangs la disbangladeshit's motivated theo move forward with safety ha hazards. if we would boycott the letter r good it would stimulate the process. >> that is a difficult thing. and there are a number of processors and we don' don't knw which one is it behaving irresponsibly. and we are looking at a country that is clearly challenged. it's tough to decide how much pressure to put on. it's a tough balance. we don't want to put these manufacturers out of business. >> 000 he is are female' peoples that we are talking about and this is their income. everyone is making money. some people just a few dol
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 4:00am EST
. . >>> hello, welcome to the newshour. we are at doha. these are the top stories. challenging china. the united states flies b 52 bombers through china's newly declared air-defense zone. >> pakistan's army gets a chief. he's the most powerful man in the country. we'll get his profile. >> thousands of protesters occupy ministries in the thai
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 9:00pm EST
air causing concern in china. the premier declared war on smog. have no choice but to suck it up and stay put. rob mcbride with more. >> china's cities especially in the north having experienced their worst smog of the winter, turning sky lines from this to this, the question is whether the country can afford to reduce pollution, can it afford not to? beijing resident has developed her own arsenal of weapons to deal with the smog. from face masks to lamps. >> it is called crystal lamp. >> air pure fire and even a uv lamp. even with that, on the worst days she stays away from work. >> if no one went to work it would cost the country money and then the government would have to do something. >> there are no doubts about the environmental benefits of replacing older polluting industries. the challenge authorities face is finding enough businesses to offer alternative jobs, especially in a society where maintaining social stability is important. one year into his farming venture, he is seeing the fruit of his labor. organic strawberries in this greenhouse. he was encouraged by governm
Al Jazeera America
Jul 11, 2014 4:00am EDT
. surveillance, it was being intensively snapped on. on a par with targets like china, iraq, and saudi arabia. show the agency store from around 1 billion each month. most likely using the spy facility, scooping up information on telephone calls text messages and more. when last week came allegations of old fashioned human spying. the german agent, the external service caught selling hundreds of documents to american spies many of them about the nsa investigation. s in a very serious incident. espeonnage for foreign intelligence service is not something we are treating lightly. that was last week, what has really set germany reeling is the revelation of a second spy. a german military also spying for the united states. deepening u.s. embarrassment. >> all nations to this, but if you -- you want to be good at it, to do it and be caught is the worst of all possible worlds. >> on germany's phoenix t.v. finance minister a former interior minister and close merkel ally acknowledged the transatlantic cooperation had foiled terror attacks but added. >> that doesn't mean they are allowed to have thir
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2015 4:00am EST
ichang lu is working at another job. america is not china, it is not what you imagine. it is not a perfect world. america has its own oppression its own abuses. it's very hard to live here. >> what's the hardest part of being able to take care of your family ? >> translator: it's all for my family. it's my responsibility to take care of the family. >> reporter: did you ever think that it was going to be this difficult being here ? >> no. life in china was better. >> christof putzel, al jazeera new york. >> is there really help that these low wage workers would ever see their money? winied from gou , in this case agreed to pay $4 million to its workers in back pay. that's a huge win for them but what does it say to other low wage workers? >> i think it's a model of what workers can do if they organize, step forward and fight for their rights. >> is it really just restaurant workers or does it apply across industries? >> i think it applies across industries. i think unfortunately wage theft is a huge problem. not just in the restaurant industry, but for caregivers for drivers. for co
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
-- professional ball in china this summer. now greiner and her boyfriend are off to promote her new book. >> it's different it's a real feeling, especially like i have had little girls like come up to me and like cry to meet me, and i'm like, oh, my god -- like i'm doing it. i'm somebody's role model, and it makes me want to be a better person and do everything right that i can. >> we love you brittany. >> thank you so much. >> she said she wanted to stop writing at times, but she refused to quit. she said giving up on herself meant giving up on others. >> too many kidsave gone through what i went through. >> reporter: now greiner is in a league of her own, and now standing out, being different is no longer a problem. sarah hoye, al jazeera, phoenix. >>> and sarah hoye says that the phoenix mercury training team starts this week. she launched an app to help combat bullying. she homes it will be a forum for young people to talk about their experiences and find support. >>> after the break, jailing troubled minds. >> they are trained to punish. and that's what they do. >> the punishment of
Al Jazeera America
Oct 24, 2013 9:00pm EDT
china. >> what about from bangladesh? a lot of their stuff comes from language la desh, and a lot of unsafe factories. >> that is more as well, but i know more about the issues in china. >> and low cost solutions are hard to come by. >> you buy clothes, and i think all fabrics are produced there. >> this is a brand that we're really happen to have. >> reporter: buki's owner says that that's not true, and the problems could be fixed if u.s. retailers were willing to cut into their profits. >> a lot of people say it's going to be passed onto the consumers, but the kind of improvements that have to take place are not really that expensive. >> reporter: the more popular ethical fashion becomes, the more big retailers are likely to change to be fashionable. >> that's it for us here on america tonight. please remember, if you would like to comment on any of the stories you've seen tonight, we want to hear from you. log onto the website, aljazeera.com/america tonight. can you meet our team, and get sneak previews on the stories we're working o. and the other stories that we have planned pld
Al Jazeera America
Mar 19, 2014 4:00am EDT
and china cleared the citizens interest terror links. every day is bringing a new theory about what happened and tonight we report much of the speculation is flawed and the plane is still missing. >> passengers families gathered in the beijing hotel and worried and angry and demand answers from the government and receive little comfort in return. they have threatened to stop eating while waiting for something, anything, to explain what happened. i can accept the criticisms and mistakes says one of the employees, but he tells the relatives he's unable to give them the answers they want and the search crews kr scouring 2 million miles for signs of the missing boeing 777 and the aviation experts are weighing in on the mystery. >> i think the very lack of information and the lack of the evidence inspires to be armchair investigators. >> the book cockpit confidential and runs a blog ask the pilot, one explanation is an electrical fire on board and the pilot might have been trying to land at the closest airstrip. this theory actually seems to make sense. >> that is why the communications
Al Jazeera America
Dec 19, 2014 12:00am EST
going to have a group of folks on the outside of china town marching around. once inside the theater, we're going to purchase tickets to "top five" walk over to exodus, and shut that -- down. >> we are tired of portraying us, and erasing us. this is white supremacist propaganda, and we're shutting it down. >> no more lies! no more lies eiffel >> we are not going back to business as usual! >> you have to leave. you can't come in here. >> we felt like we really made a difference. we wanted people to understand where we were coming from. we did our job. they stopped that movie. it wasn't business at usual in the theater that night. you are going to have to refund some money to people. no more lies! >> and i saw my comrades standing down there cheering for us as we came down. it just gave me a different rush of energy. all right. now let's keep it moving. let's really shut it down. i just started yelling, fall out, fall out, and we did a massive die-in right there. >> the treatment of black here in america. so we lay down as an inconvenience to show you that black lives do matter. we dis
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 9:00pm EST
the philippines, the data, the united states and china are leading the world when it comes to pollution that is largely responsible for man made climate change and it's the philippines feeling the brunt of it. >> we have to point out it's the u.s. first and foremost because we're not just talking about the are greenhouse gas emissions, for today, but for a 100 year period in history. because the greenhouse gases we have in the atmosphere today is coming from that at least 100-year period of history of emission. we are holding the u.s. first and foremost accountable to what is happening to us. but also other countries in the world who are similarly very big polluters. so yes, we are calling on this government, that they should give us justice for what is happening in the philippines and that they must work decisively today to stop their greenhouse gation emissions. >> when you see the gridlock in washington for the last couple of years, it is highly politicized, you can bring a cap and trade for example, can the u.s. really do, can they make some headway? what would you call on
Al Jazeera America
Nov 10, 2014 1:30am EST
improve relations. the leaders of the china and japan meet for the first time in two years. >>> hello, you are watching al jazeera live from our headquarters in doha. also coming up - fighting for control of the city of baiji. iraqi forces try to break i.s.i.l.'s siege in the home of the biggest oil refinery >>> celebrations in
Al Jazeera America
Jan 27, 2016 2:30am EST
. north korea prison camps in china, and it's the family of jesus christ. it's totally the foundation of why we would have big families. >> did you bring up i.s.i.s. and north korea. can the world co-exist if we are all different religions in a peaceful way? >> it has existed. not peacefully no. man is not peaceful. i'm not peace: neither are you. god came to reconcile you and me, who are not peaceful. >> how do you tie that into big families? >> i understand my parents decided to have a big family, to make a picture on the earth of what god's family looks like. it's taking the heart of god and saying god was a father to us. those. >> the campbells welcome into their home and ministry young women from across america, who want to immerse themselves in the movement. they help the family raise money by sewing aprons, and packing t-shirts to sell on the website. on top of books and articles promoting quiverful and christian home schooling we saw politically charmed literature around the office claiming that is laum is not a reliage -- islam is not a religion of piece and warning of a holy wa
Al Jazeera America
Mar 26, 2016 2:30am EDT
and question several people. china releases a journalist linked to an online pe addition
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