>> good evening everyone. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. health care defections. democrats joining republicans in a big new fix for obamacare. killing in droit, the case of ranisha mcbryde. we'll take you to an island all but washed away from the typhoon. >> ladies and gentlemen, our from hee roar saved gotham city and san francisco today! >> the streets turned into
gotham all in the name of this very special bat-kid. president obama is probably ready for the weekend. it's been another rough week for his health care program. today the house passed its own health care fix. it's called the keep your health plan act. the republicans backed the bill so did 39 democrats. that may be the most difficult for the president. libby casey reports. >> the mouse passed a bill that would change the health care law. say it strikes at the very heart of obamacare. >> house republicans have tried dozens of times to chip away at the health care act. >> the bill is passed. >> the republicans called the
keep your health plan act obamacare fix. saying the health care plan isn't work. >> they're tired of the talk. they want people representing them. that's what we're here to do. >> president obama are announced a policy fix that americans can keep their health care. but it lets insurance companies sell plans that don't meet obamacare's pr issues. >> to sell policies that district against women that set annual caps and lifetime caps. if we continue to allow all of those practices that every american, 80, 90% of americans said they want in their health care system, then that risk pool
goes away, rates go sky high and you will have raised premiums for every american in this country. >> but the 39 democrats who split from their party leaders want to be on the record as voting for fixes. the white house has threatened to veto the bill. spokesman jay carney said, it was the right fix. >> he will work with congress to do so that congress can do what it can do, legislative 30, in a owners -- legislatively, to improve the affordable care act. what he won't do is are support programs that will sabotage the bill. >> democrats won't move ahead with anything that they say will weaken the health care law.
>> getting a letter saying your health care was cancelled, would be a lot different than going on the website, that's why the obama administration has made it a top priority to get that health care plan fixed, get the kings worked out. president obama has reiterated last week that's when americans will be able to get online and successfully look for their next set of health care options. >> that's libby casey reporting. meeting included ceo of cigna,ette nah, blue cross blue shield. ,. >> the website is working a lot better now than it was a couple of weeks ago. what we're going to be doing is brainstorming to make sure everybody knows what their
option he are. because of choice and competition, a whole bunch of americans always see health insurance out of risk or out of reach are going to be in a position to purchase it. >> could disrupt the marketplace and end up raising rates. joining us to talk about the health care debate is louise radnofsky. it's a pleasure to have you here louise. thank you. >> thank you. >> what's the biggest challenge facing the insurance agency? >> they are worried about the competition, now that they don't base them on their medical risk, but on their age, and certain medical parameters, that's about it. the their concern so far is the technological problems that the website has had has deterred all bit the most persistent, and now
what they're saying is that the presidential's proposal could further harm the exchanges because they're going to keep out a group of people whose plans are going to be cancelled and now reinstated. and that group is pretty healthy by and large. >> does the insurance industry have its own health risk? >> one thing big carriers want to do is be able to sign up people for coverage directly and administer formal announcement yet of some sort of deal around this. >> what about the people who had their insurance policies cancelled? what is the insurance industry saying about that given what the president did yesterday? >> well, everybody's waiting and seeing right now. to tell how many people whose policies were cancelled will actually see them reinstated. this depends on a couple of factors. allowing it to happen.
what we are seeing that some reergts arregulators don't want. and willing to take.the president on his offer. if regulators give the green light to carriers then carriers have a decision to make and they're still weighing that too. >> help me understand this. didn't the insurance industry see this coming? apparently the white house and the president didn't see it coming. did they warn the insurance industry that this was going to happen and they would have to cancel millions of policies? >> it was something that the insurance industry had been warning about. they'd said that the rules that allow some policies that existed before 2010 to continue were very narrowly drawn and they were certainly jumping up and down saying this would lead to millions of people losing their policies. that said, it was a goal to move people out of these substart so
to speak policies. a political fire storm around the cancellations, that's been much more high powered, because the exchanges weren't working so the people didn't have an opportunity to look at their alternatives. >> knows it can be very deduct and i wonder what it's going to be like for these insurance companies to reinstate some of these programs and how difficult it's going to be for the patients, for the people. >> well, it's complicated even for insurance companies to get it done. there's a very narrow time frame right now given that it's november and the end of the year is fast approaching. and this may well deter some of them from doing it anyway. what people are saying privately is it's very hard to put toothpaste back in a tube. >> how do you think it's going to wind up? >> we are waiting to see what the blarchewhat the balance is.
what we've seen so far is an uptick past the point of november 2nd which is the point the administration announced the other day. we saw that in the following week with numbers that we reported on, more people seem to be coming in, you know, five-figure additional number seems to be coming in, in that week, which gives one small glimmer to the administration that perhaps maybe the first month's rollout being rocky hasn't stopped the second month from being a little bit about wert. >> we will be watching it to see if there's changes in the future. louise thanks for joik us. >> thanks john. >> turning to detroit, it was a lethal act of racism, to some, to others, a tragic mistake. either way an african american teen aged woman is dead. >> his name, thee dor wae-- theodore waefer.
he appeared in court for the shooting of anisha mcbryde on his doorstep. charged with second degree murder, manslaughter and possession of a firearm. conviction could carry a life sentence. >> we obviously do not feel that the evidence in this case feels that the defendant acted in lawful self defense. >> the charges come nearly two weeks after waefer shot mcbryde on his porch. before she was murdered that early saturday morning she struck a car. her family believed the recent high school graduate went to waefer, seeking help. he thought someone was break into his home and his 12 gauge shotgun accidentally went off.
>> by all reports she was unarmed and no reports of entry into the home. >> toxic reports shows, there was marijuana in her system. when mcbryde's relatives say they believed this was a case of racial profiling, it incited rallies calling for social justice. shortly after waefer turned himself in mcbryde's family spoke out. >> we want to thank prosecutor's office for the thorough job that they have done to bring the charges against mr. waefer, i don't know why i'm saying mr. waefer. this monster that killed my daughter. >> you took a life, you took a beautiful life that was starting to blossom into a beautiful woman. and for that, i hope you stay in jail for the rest of your life.
>> waefer's lawyer maintains he acted in self-defense. b.c. onaleiri, al jazeera, detroit. >> googood evening, everyone. we are looking at twiet the winter storm coming into the pacific northwest. it is only today you can see how those rain showers and the snow in the higher elevations are really starting to come in, washington, oregon, idaho as well. we are expecting to see in the higher elevations a foot of snow, majority of it almost up to three feet of snow into the scaith as well as the higher -- cascades as well as the other areas. waiting for ski operations to
open. if you want to call ahead there could be problems at the airports. back to you john. >> thank you, we'll talk to you later. in the philippines ramping up relief efforts. getting to the survivors continues to be a struggle. they're homeless and dispris for help. the sibu airport has been a hub of rescue. paul what have you seen today? >> well, good morning to you john, evening there morning here. aid constantly flowing in, going out to the more outlying areas. also coming and going up to north sibu island where the island itself was very hard hit. you can see aid workers loading up more gear to my right. we have trucks constantly going out to a c-130 there, another
c-130 from the australian air force. the american aid efforts is looking up. they have doubled the number of ospreys that can act as a helicopter. so that many capacity of the u.s. george washington strike group brings to the area really coming into effect. we are still seeing evacuees coming in with the clothes on their back. the volunteer effort is picking up here. we met someone with a makeshift medical and intake clinic. should she's come down here on her own just to volunteer and help out however she can. >> hi paul, hello. >> so tell me a little bit about what you're doing down here now. >> i'm not here for a show or anything. i'm just here on a humanitarian mission just want to reach out
to those who haven't been helped. there are many of them. first of all i would like to thank everyone, all of the countries who have given their support to the philippin filipie will never forget it. >> the aid and effort the -- >> we feel the international effort, thank you. >> tell me about that. >> i think at this point filipinos are really very helpful and we all help each other. that's one thing about the filipinos, every time something like this happens, we are there for each other. anyone can help. a small thing is a big thing to these people. you can text in your donation he, you can join with the red cross so you can help. >> what can individual filipinos do? you have come down here on your own but people who don't have the resources to fly down to this region and be here, what
can they do? >> they can send stuff, like i said they can text in their donations. it's that simple. >> tell me about the organization he that are down here participating. there are a lot of charity groups, domestic charity groups that are down here. what do you know about that? >> the red cross philippines are helping. the gma network, all of them are helping in, ask and you know extending a helping hand. >> right. and back in manila i know a lot of the veak ease ar -- evacueese being flown. >> that's a good point, that's something we should check out and what's going to happen after. >> right, right, i think that's a big question. >> what is the long term solution? exactly chas what we are hoping -- what we are hoping for. with all the international help
that we are getting that's just for the meantime, the short run. but we need the long term plan for them and i'm hoping that the government can help them in that. >> and tell me a little bit about that. there have been a lot of questions about the government response. what's your feeling about it? >> i know they're doing fg they can but it is a bit disappointing. they are doing everything they can. we weren't prepared for anything like this. we are just really hoping for the best. it is time to stop the hate, it is time to love and share and spread the love. >> mariel, thank you very much. >> john, so the aid efforts continue around the clock, individuals trying to do their best as the international effort continues. >> all right paul it's great to have you report. thank you very much. and in libya tonight, a massacre. begunmen open upon peaceful demonstrations. 22 killed, hundreds wounded. they were calling for an end of
armed mil militias when the attd began. around since january of this year, the government didn't inform the public until today. ambassador chris stevens was killed, when an armed group stormed benghazi, no one has been arrested to date. the daughter of the former president john f. kennedy, said she was proud to carry on the legacy of her father. when it comes to having children parents have waited for this for a long time. plus, taking on toronto's mayor. it's not rob ford's accusers this time. now it's his own city council.
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part of the reforms introduced by china's ruling communist party this week. this isn't official abolition of the one child policy but basically amounts to the same thing. if in future, if one child, there aren't that many couples in china of child bearing aiming that this doesn't apply now. why now? job done. back in 1979, china had an exploding country and it was a relatively poor country. it couldn't face many more children. but now it's got an aging population. growing popular discontent that people could be thrown into these camps without any trial, it goes against judicial process. if they didn't agree with the
ruling communist ideology, it's against policy to throw anybody into a labor camp, if they didn't agree with whatever policies going on. both of these reforms are the way that a ruling communist party can show things can change without changing the government too. emergency vaccine, to stop meningitis. over the past few months, students at princeton university have been diagnosed with the potentially deadly disease. another vaccine used in urine and in australia, it could be used to innoculate students at princeton. he is the controversial mayor of toronto but it seems
the city has had enough of rob ford and he's not taking the news well. daniel lack has the story. >> it's never happened before, toronto city counselors moving against their mayor, stripping away his authority. but then the city last never had a mayor that admitted to smoking crack cocaine. >> obviously if someone else steps out of line, like i have, it's going to affect counselors, and the mayor, i think, for years to come. >> in fact when it came to a vote just the mayor and his brother, a councilor, voted in opposition. he is now as many of them said, mayor in name only. >> what we've done is simply said those powers that the
council has delegated to the mayor's office not to rob ford, but to the mayor's office, are now withdrawn. >> he came to power promising to cut spending and taxes and he has. but his chaotic acts have now, this woman is part of his campaign to ball kohl him to quirt. >> it was only about a year that i realized what a mistake i had made. i had no choice. >> there is almost no way to displace a toronto mayor between elections. now thanks to rob ford there's talk of changing the law. >> it was never envisaged that a mayor would be doing cocaine in his office, allegedly cocaine in his office, with potentially pursuitpotentiallyprostitutes i.
never thought about that. >> councilors will be potentially stripping him of his budget. >> daniel lak, al jazeera, toronto. >> will, mark morgan is here with sports and jonathan morgan final had his day with the nfl. >> he did make an pattern and in fact can miami dolphins are jonathan martin, met with investigators for over six hours, the session breaking up in the early evening. martin emerged to a swarm of reporters as you see and spoke briefly since leaving the dolphins. we will have his comments coming up in about 20 minutes.
recruiting never stops. two of the nation's top prospects committed to duke, heading to durham and he will go in tandem with that young man, titus jones. several years ago, they spoke about going as a package to the same school. they narrowed the feel duke and kansas. offensive tackle who spent all but one season of his ten year career with the cleveland browns. mccormack also served as a seattle seahawks president. back to you. >> prudent or prison life ahead? a look whether security measures around the new world trade center site in new york have gone overboard.
>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york and here are our top stories. >> on this vote the yeas are 261. the nays are 167. the bill is passed. >> 39 democrats broke with their own party and joined republicans on the keep your own are health plan act. a detroit man has been charged with second degree murder of an african american teenager. theodore wafer is accused of killing ra she'd ah mcbride on his doorstep two weeks ago. she was trying to get help after a traffic accident. race may have played a factor
because of the homeowner's wife. getting aid to those in need. the philippine government say 1200 people are missing. a cleanup operation is underway to clean up debris and speed up delivery of relief complies. one of the -- supplies. one of the hardest hit is dewan. step vasson has more. >> this used to be a picturesque tourist town. it's all gone now. in the east of the island, which is the first to experience the fury of haiyan, a fury that lasted for several terrifying hours. >> then -- >> what were you thinking? >> i think this is my first, my first -- my last day of my life,
during the typhoon. >> the old picturesque town totally in ruins. the place where the supertyphoon hit first has to start again from scratch. the people here are surprised that they are actually alive. it took five years for aid to arrive in guyan. they have taken control over the destroyed air field. also medical personnel from aabroad are setting up field hospitals and people are queuing for hours to be treated. >> we are worried about infectious diseases, people are dehydrated, lack of running water, the toilets aren't functioning very well, people living in makeshift buildings with plastic sheetings, they want to open the schools but families are cramped together so the national health authorities are really trying hard now to monitor.
the. >> and whose house is completely flattened said he has not had any help except for two ke kilos are rice. aid is coming in but he's worried it won't reach him. >> i'm asking for help, and it must be directly given to the homeless people of guyan. >> one week after the disaster, the people guyan say their main feeling is one of intense sadness for lives lost and an ancient town gone forever. step fasson, al jazeera, guyan. >> u.s. asked albania to host the destruction of the chemical weapons destruction, but they say it's not possible. they have not found an actual
location to destroy them. how secure is too secure? the new york police department has proposed tough new security measures for the world trade center neighborhood. turning the area into a fortress. >> it's the worst part of the city's history. >> mary perillo experienced september 11th are up close. right outside her kitchen window. it took years for her to call this place home been. more than ten years later it isn't what's going on inside the apartment that concerns her. rather, it's what's going on outside. >> right now, this is the regular check. but the plan calls for those cones over there being replaced by a cement wall. >> earlier this year the nypd announced a plan to create a security perimeter around the world trade center. within the campus as it's called, streets would only be open to pedestrians and bikes
and closed to unauthorized vehicles. sidewalk barriers would be built aaround the perimeter with police in booths the size of news stands to operate those barriers and security checkpoints for vehicles to be inspected for explosives. explosives. illustrations indicate what they would look like with security in effect. nypd says the proposed changes are necessary. are following the september 11t11th attacks? however, exr residents will be able to get around on foot so long as they register on a security. they industry corey it as an isolated fortress that will impair their quality of life. >> lawyer albert butso represents the neighborhood alliance. >> there are ample ways of
ensuring security without making the world trade center campus essentially a fortress and that's what we don't want it to be. >> the neighborhood group of say they want security just not on this scale. their fear is that the neighborhood will be run on the base of security not on the basis of people. >> have a great matter, respect the families. give them a place to go. but don't cut life out of here. don't cut this off from the rest of the world. >> the majority of the security measures would be implemented by 2015. the city anticipates the world trade center to be fully occupied by 2019 which is the same year the nypd will take a second look at the security campus and evaluate how well it's working. raylynn johnson al jazeera, new york. >> a record friday on wall street. stocks climbed to all time highs
for the third straight day. the dow closed just 39 points from cain,000. the federal reserve maintains its cheap money program. the post office lost $5 billion this year. congress wants to stop saturday mail delivery and cut benefits. this week, the post office says it will start making sunday deliveries for amazon.com. j.p. morgan has reached another major settlement, this one will cost the bank about $4.5 billion. a big win for the oil industry could be a major blow to corn growers. the environmental protection agency has promised reducing the ethanol requirements for gasoline. ethanol is derived from corn. the agency said in response to an unexpected cloa down of
consumers requirements for gasoline, the increased use of ethanol is hurting conservation efforts. florida, georgia and alabama share water from several rivers and lakes. now florida is accusing georgia of taking more than its share. as andy gallagher reports, oyster farmers are caught right in the middle. >> on the bay they still do things old fashioned way like harvesting oysters by hand in a time-honored tradition. but this is a community facing an eke ploj cal -- ecological crisis. the oysters are drastic reply declining and fishing families are dumping dry shells into the bay in the hope baby oysters will cling to them and grow. it feels like the end of a way of life. >> i wouldn't want my son out
here. i wouldn't have him going through what we're going through now. so flipping burgers at mcdonald's is better than what it is right here. >> and it's the delicate nature of the place they call uncommon florida that's made it so vulnerable. what makes this bay so unique is whether the fresh water here meets with the saltwater out there in the bay creating a unique environment for countless species and of course, florida's oysters. but for past few years there's bean battle for fresh water from states north of here and it's a battle florida is losing. the flow of fresh water has long been locked in legal battles with the states of alabama and georgia who both claim a right to the resource for their own residents and what's released downstream to georgia is tied up in environmental arguments. the longer the flight the more harm is done. >> we are dependent on our base
activity and our oyster harvest. when that goes so will the harvest and the gateway to a about billion dollar seafood industry in the gulf of mexico. >> almost all of florida's oysters are har why vested in -- harvested in apalachicola bay. >> it is a labor of love for these people to work on the bay. i haid to see that veap an evape just because we weren't able to come to common goals. >> for this community, help can't come soon enough. many have survived hurricanes, droughts and oil spills. now they just need fresh water to flow. al jazeera, florida. >> adam is in for joie.
>> hi there john, good evening, coming up here on america tonight, the rush to recover, is aid in line for filipinos? america tonight's joie chen finds herself in sabu. it took a direct hit from haiyan. looking for clean water and food, our team traveled to the northern tip of the island, a very small strong town, they found in the face of adversity. preparing them for challenges that lie ahead. >> what do people need most right now? >> shelter. are tents. because we have more foods coming in. >> and water? >> yeah, water. but it's more on shelter. >> shelter's really your biggest need. >> yes. >> have you had any disease?
>> that's our biggest challenge now. >> america tonight's joie chen will be joining us from the philippines. and her latest on the sentencing of hacktivist. >> every friday we turn our attention to the arts. the joy luck club, and four best sellers since then, now she last a new novel, the valley of amazement. she told me her grandmother's own story inspired her to write this book. >> she has always been my inspiration but ain a different way. a photo that made me think she might have been someone i didn't know she was. >> explain that. >> the photo had her wearing a very lab outfit and a headband. when i did research on shanghai,
i came across a photo, a photo of courtesans, led me to think, why is she wearing these clothes? >> it was the story of violet who unwillingly grows up in a courtesan's house. >> the idea of your grand molting's life and it becomes this novel? >> its involves an obsession. and the obsess always has to do with who am i? i mean i have to say, selfishly, the books are all about me. not so much utahbu autobiograph.
but circumstances and peers. >> circumstances of life kept you from being miserable. why? >> reading them as a kid i felt very alienated and i need to keep myself company with books. later on i started to write and i thought i could meditate on who i was and create these stories and it was like a subterfuge. i find out more about what i can live, this luxury of human nature. >> it's been eight years since your last novel. >> thanks for reminding me. >> is that a reflection of the difficulty it takes to write this book or the research or you were just doing other things? >> i was doing other things but i was also writing another novel. i changed after five years to this one, when i found that photo. but i was also -- i was writing libretto, creating an on ra,
building a house from the ground up, an accessible house for the future. >> not like you weren't doing anything right? >> i launched the career of a french jazz singer. things you would do when you had nothing tolls do. i was crazy, shouldn't have done any of those things. >> the book is called the valley of amazement. amy tan k thank you for coming. >> thank you very much. >> coming up. the bat kid and the city that's embracing him. and mark morgan has more with sports. >> unconventional. [[voiceover]] we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. >> an escape from the expected. >> i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer.
>> on al jazeera america change the way you look at news next, go deeper on the nations top stories with america tonight >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you... >> investigative journalism that's engaging, powerful, thought provoking... >> there's nothing but hopelessness... >> it's either kill or be killed... >> america tonight, right after live news at 8 and 11 eastern. >> welcome to al jazeera america i'm john seigenthaler, and here's a look at the headlines... >> al jazeera america, there's more to it. >> something remarkable happened in san francisco today.
the entire area embracing a superhero. he's a five-year-old suffering with leukemia. he put on a cape for a day to remember. >> holy smokes, it's batman. to the great relief of citizens in the city. his first feat of the day, rescuing a damsel in distress. whew, that was close! we're hearing reports of another crime. let's see if batman can put a stop to it. batman caught the riddler in the middle of a pa bank heist. he beat this tricky villain, of course he does. >> who tricks the riddler, no one. >> at union square in the heart of san francisco thankful fans wait to catch a glimpse of the superhero. >> bat kid! bat kid! >> i was at work and heard a lot
of noise and commotion. i thought there was a crime scene and bat kid saved the day. it's good to be in goth ham today. >> we're here to support, it's so awesome to be in a city to represent a city that has so much compassion. >> miles adventurous day includes a stop at the ballpark where he takes a victory lap before timely heading to a joyous city hall to meet the thankful mayor who presents him with the keys to the city. when this first started the city expected a few hundred people to offer support then it went viral. then perhaps the only people more happy than miles are his own parents. now it's in remission.
his own battle for leukemia, he has proven ever bit as brave as the superhero, winning the hearts of citizens in this town. melissa chan, al jazeera, gotham city, are really, san francisco. way to go, miles, way to save gotham! >> very cool, mark, i've just seen this story now butter it's been everywhere. i'm in a bubble. >> it's amazing one story can capture the entire news. >> you have got a story tonight. >> and it continues to evolve. offensive lineman jonathan martin complete with authorities today in new york city giving his account of the team's bullying scandal that has swallowed up the entire
organization. martin met for six hours, as you see here he emerged to a swarm of reporters and spoke briefly for the first time since leaving the dolphins. >> today's meeting is consistent with my cooperation to the nfl, consistent to a player as the miami dolphins. i do not intend to discuss this matter publicly at this time. i do however, look forward to speaking directly with steven roz, tom garfink l. >> that meeting will take place sometime later this week. the marquee matchup, the league's only unbeaten team, the kansas city cheef chiefs. the chiefs have made an extraordinary turn around, 2 and 14 last year while the broncos
have been a super bowl favorite almost since this season picked up. ross shimabuku has a preview of about fight. >> the denver broncos have mile my expectations. kansas city chiefs, denver is at 8 and 1 and currently a game back of kc heading into the afc west showdown. >> i've made a lot of adjustments in these past two years. at this point in time in my career, and you know this is just another one of them. so i think it makes sense, and i think i'll be better for it. >> the 37-year-old manning has orchestrated the highest scoring offense in the league, averaging 41 points per game. but kansas city last the nfl's stingiest defense, and they can get back to the quarterback with a record high 36 sacks. peyton must go down and he must go down hard. >> playing football people are
going oget hit. we do as good a job as anybody out there in terms of protecting our guy. it's important to us and we'll continue to do that. >> you got opush the pocket on him. you got to make him move because he's not a probably guy but we're not going to be fooled thinking he's not going to be 100% this coming sunday night. peyton is an old vet. he knows what to do to get the job done. >> listen, we have a ton of respect for their offense, for peyton, for the things that they've imloishe accomplished t. threaf done a great job. it's important that we prepare ourselves to play a good football team. >> statistically they're number one in all the main categories. but their ability to create points themselves as a defense and certainly not giving up points those are the two that jump out at you. >> despite their perfect record the chiefs have run into a
string of losing teams. they are actually the underdog, time for kc to win respect against wn of the best quarterbacks of all time. john fox get well victory as he recovers from heart surgery plus a victory would pull denver into the top spot in the division and the conference. >> it's a big game because it's a division game. it is an afc game, first time playing kansas city. >> we recognize this has playoff implication. it's a division game. so all those things, sunday night football, it's exciting. i think we're all look forward to it. >> and that's our ross shimabuku. now, sunday's game begins a difficult stretch for the broncos. they host kansas city on sunday night. denver has won 11 straight regular season home games. then peyton manning 6 and 11 in
his career then battle to kc, then peyton lifetime in arrowhead stadium which can get noisy. they face the chargers before round 2 with denver. an officive tackle who spent all but one season of his career with the cleveland browns, browns mccormick also served as the seattle seahawks president and instrumental bringing an nfl franchise to charlotte. two perennial world cup participants are having to fight their way into the field this time around. mexico beat new zealand, about the winner on aggregate goals, portugal in the same spot facing swefacingsweden, christian can o
be quite nice there once we get into saturday. and fortunately we are going to be seeing some bad weather. chicago 43, these temperatures are expected to rise over the next couple of days because we have a southwesterly flow but with that flow we are going to be getting some very gusty winds. memphis at 70, even 59° over there towards chicago. now this is going to be the big problem we see tomorrow. winds going to be increasing and that means damaging winds possible across the northern plains, across the mississippi river valley, severe storms, chance of tornadoes particularly towards iowa, arkansas and part of illinois. we'll be watching this as the day progresses tomorrow. on sunday this area is going to slightly move over here towards the east. so for chicago rain on saturday, more severe weather as we go
towards sunday. but watch what happens with those temperatures, 63 to 41. that is the passage of a cold front that happens, a lot of people will be experiencing this as we go through the rest of week. you then drop your temperatures down to about 68 as we go towards monday. here in the northeast, we are going to be seeing those rain showers starting to make their way and we've had some beautiful weather over the last couple of days. unfortunately that is about to end. and you can see mere on the forecast for -- here on the forecast for new york. rain on saturday, rain on sunday, rain on monday and boom there goes those temperatures dropping as we go towards tuesday. down here towards the south we are looking at some very heavy rain showers now. miami you are looking for some very heavy rain showers all the way towards monday. only until the middle of the week do things look nice. that's your national weather, have a great evening, everyone.
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