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this is al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz with today's top stories. >> the long walk to freedom has ended in the physical sense. our own journey continues. >> nelson mandela's laid to rest as others look to carry on his legacy. >> growing protests in ukraine as the european union breaks off trade talks suddenly. >> he was a star of "lawrence of arabia," film legend peter o'toole has died. [ ♪ music ]
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>> nelson mandela's 95 year journey ended today. he was laid to rest in the small village where his life began. a ceremony in qunu south africa was a solid one. there were songs and tears. we took the iconic walk. cameras broadcast the event and were turned off giving the family last moments of silence. nelson mandela was finally placed in the ground. more from nick schifrin. >> celebrities, cell mates, presidents and others came to honour a titan of a man, a head strong activist into a leader of global dignity and rech jon silliation. >> in the remote village where he grew up nelson mandela's long
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walk ended. they called him the greatest son, thanked him for defeating apartheid. they buried him in the soil he loved. >> i have lost a brother. my life is in a void, and i don't know who to turn to: the fountain of wisdom, a pillar of strength and a beacon of hope. to all those fighting for a just and equitable world order. it was a christian ceremony, a tribal ceremony. away from the cameras the family slaughtered an ox and draped the coffin with an animal skin. 95 candles, one for each year of life. >> in the village where nelson
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mandela started, big screens broadcast the burial. nelson mandela was proud of coming from here, and called himself a country boy. this man is walking in his footsteps. he's a young member of the african national congress and hopes to implement nelson mandela's vision. >> us, the generation that came after that, it was up to us to have unity and reconciliation. >> nelson mandela dreamed of a country united in its diversity. we met melanie working through this area on a pilgrimage. >> he said every human should say i can make a difference with one thing, this thing. pick it up, do this one thing >> in qunu, nelson mandela met his neighbours on morning walks. nobody from qunu was invited,
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which is why the family that live 1,000 feet behind nelson mandela's compound is bitter that they are watching on tv. >> it is not right. it's definitely not the way. >> he wouldn't have liked to be there. >> definitely, definitely. he's a man of the people. >> then, after everything was over, the skies opened. in local tradition rain signals to god and unlocks the gate to heaven. >> nelson mandela's long walk is over. >> nelson mandela's life began in the fields that surround me. he hearded cattle as a kid and walked to school bare foot. it's an extraordinary life. it's up to each of us to achieve anything we want, nelson mandela's granddaughter said today. >> later nelson mandela will air a special program on his life "nelson mandela remembered" begins at 8:00 pm eastern. >> the european union broke off
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talks with ukraine after the president refused to sign a trade deal and heads to russia. the move has heralded deep anger. thousands are marching in the streets and two american senators joined them. >> the opposition called for sunday's turn out to be the biggest so far, and tens of thousands responded, filling independence square in central kiev. the message cam with support from john mccain and chris murphy. >> the destiny you seek in europe, ukraine will make europe better and europe will make ukraine better. >> visits from western diplomats don't go down well with russia, which accuses them of medaling. the crowd appreciates it.
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>> there's no sign yet of the protest losing momentum, despite the challenges of state hostility and the ukrainian winter. >> what has kept this show on the road for weeks now is a mixture of political party money and then grassroots volunteering and activism. this is sponsored by the main opposition party. down there on the square things tend to be decentralized. >> take this man, he works for an international cosmetics company during the week, and in his spare time is one of 1,700 security volunteers here. >> we do security for two points. internal is - we are looking for people who are drunk or strange. with second we keep eye on police. >> look at this for a real military inform styled operation. huge quantities of fundament for the crowds outside are processed
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by an army of helpers. >> our first source of supply is people's charity. the contribution of those in parliament and regional communities. the food donated is a second source. then there is civic society. >> money and mann power kept the process movement fed, safe and entertained since late november. that and the hope of these ukrainians as they shape their country's future. >> earlier i spoke with the director of the american institute in ukraine about europe's latest move and ukraine's deep divisions. >> clearly it's playing hard ball. it is upping the decibel level, and frankly it's unprecedented, it seems to me, for a trade
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agreement to be threatened. you must sign it, no changes or negotiations. i never heard of anything like this. i don't think it's a smart move. i think it will inflame passions. this is a divided country, making the red and blue states look mild by comparison. remember, this is one half of ukraine that feels the way the crowd does. the other half of ukraine feels differently about the agreement and it's their jobs that would suffer if the agreement were signed. >> it's a sign of instability. that's how the secretary of state described the execution of the uncle of the north korean leader. it underscores the danger in the region. >> it tells us a lot about how first of all how ruthless and reckless he is and how insecure he is, to a certain degree. it tells us a significant amount about the instability of the internal regime. this is not the first execution.
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there has been a significant number of executions taking place over the last month which we are aware of. importantly, it underscores the importance for all of us of finding a way forward with north korea in order to denuclearize the peninsula. >> kim jong un's uncle was regarded as the second-most powerful figure in north korea. the wife appears to be safe, it may indicate that she has not lost influence. she helped to groom kim jong un as the next leader. state tv showed him visiting a ski resort. his second public appearance since the execution of his uncle jang song-thaek last week. >> the gaza strip got its first shipment of fuel in 45 days. israel allowed 120,000 of diesel into the blockaded territory. snow, flooding and power outages hit the area and hampered fuel.
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5,000 have been evacuated from flood homes in northern gaza. one decide after four days of heavy rain. united nations declared the territory a disaster area. >> we witnessed a humanitarian disaster which affected a lack of electricity, withholding international humidity and community to pressure and open the bored exercise let yeses ris into gassza. >> at least 100 others have been hurt, people have been evacuated to schools and temporary shelters. >> the actor known for his role in "lawrence of arabia" died. peter o'toole passed away peacefully at a london hospital. al jazeera looks at his life and
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his work. >> do you think i'm just anybody? do you? >> "lawrence of arabia" made him a star. over the next half century he became a legend, acting in more than 40 films. born in 1932, peter seamus o'tool was the tonne of an irish bookmaker and scottish nurse. he left school at the age of 14 to become a journalist. after his editor told him he'd never make it as a reporter, o'tool turned to acting and made a debut in "the savage innocence, but it was "lawrence of arabia" that made him famous. peter o'toole was nominated eight times for academy award, recently in 2006 for his role in the movie "venus." he never won, the largest number of acting nominations without a
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win. so years ago he accepted an honorary oscore for lifetype achievements. >> always a bride maid, never a bride. >> when peter o'toole joined stars leaving hands and footprints in front of the chinese theatre, he acknowledged his reputation an a ladies' man and hard drinker. >> it's many years since i had an intimate relationship with cement. >> through it all he maintained a positive attitude. >> with the greatest respect, i'm still at it. i'll tell you i'm looking forward to the next one. that's what - that's my favourite film "the next." peter o'toole leaves behind an ex-wife and three children. he was 81. >> a hollywood legend. still to come on al jazeera america - change the spy game. recommendations to the president on the n.s.a. and e waste is on the rise.
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what to do with the tech track. first, the voice of nelson mandela. so many have spoken about his life and legacy. we take a moment to hear from nelson mandela himself. >> i have fought against white domination. and i have fought against black domination. i have carried the idea of a democratic and free society. in which all facets live together in harmony.
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and with equal opportunity. i hope to live forth and achieve, but if need be, it is an ideal for which i am prepared to die.
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>> many americans are concerned about rising insurance costs in the new year and blame the affordable care act. a poll by the associated press found half of the people that have insurance fear their insurance will change for the worst. 59% they will go up and the rest believe premiums will rise. >> there's an unanswered
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question at the national security agency, and it is in a bind. how much information does former contractor edward snowden really have? the answer could be the ticket to an amnesty deal. the story from white house correspondent patty culhane. >> we now know if you are anywhere in the world the n.s.a. can find out who you are calling. who you are emailing, where you go on the web or the planet. in some cases they can listen to everything you say - whether you are a powerful politician or a regular person. when it comes to the person who made sure we now know that, edward snowden turns out the n.s.a. can't figure out what other information he has. the office he worked at in hawaii didn't have the technology to know. >> will we ever know what he has? >> i think not.
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he has a negotiating edge, he has this overhang over us. >> that's the big question in washington. should the u.s. government negotiate with edward snowden, offer amnesty for the 1.5 million documents he has. >> the man leading the investigation says yes. >> my personal view is yes, it's worth having a conversation about. i would need assurances that the remainder of the data could be secured. and my bar would be high, more than an assertion on his part. >> the obama administration doesn't agree. they want him returned in prosecuted. they announce that the president will announce changes to some spying programs next month - the ones we know about. it's believed we have seen 1% of what edward snowden has. the other 99% - turns out the u.s. government doesn't even know what that will reveal. >> an n.s.a. advisory panel delivered recommendations to the president.
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the report will not be public, but major changes could be on the horizon. rachel follows closely and joins us from washington. good to see you again. >> thanks, glad to be here. >> let's talk about the report we heard, amnestie for edward snowden. good or bad idea. >> they may give edward snowden amnesty if he can give back the documents. i'm not clear what it means. it may be that the n.s.a. wants to know what else he has, that they are willing to strike a deal. >> considering how much has been revealed. do you think there are that many bomb shells left in his bag? >> it's hard to know. every time we learn something we think this must be the biggest thing yet and something new comes out. this may be more ahead. >> we are talking about
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recommendations presented to the government. they won't be made public until next month. the idea is not stopping n.s.a.'s work, but changing how it's done. does it go far enough? >> we don't think it goes far enough, no. one of the most troublesome programs is the collection and retention of phone metadata - information about the phone calls that americans make. what we hear is that the report recommends exchanges but doesn't recommend ending the program. that's a concern. >> do you think the program should be ended and is it reasonable. >> we think it should be ended and there are constitutional concerns and privacy concerns about having all that information collected and available to n.s.a. it says it imposes strict controls. those have failed over a number of years.
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that's, n.s.a. is doubling down. they are taking a hard line on the program being necessary. it's hard to know what will happen with that. >> when you look at the list of recommendations, there's close to 40 given to the president. what is the best that you have seen so far. >> well, one of the most important ones that the review group seems to be making is that the profits by which the n.s.a. and department of justice get their requests met before the special court deals with the secret court dealing with requests to obtain foreign intelligence. that that would change and there would be an opportunity for the other side to be represented, not just the government's side. >> now the public, the people who i guess are being spied on don't have a voice when it comes to the secret court; correct? >> that's right. there's no advocate for the
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public. there is an advocate for the government, and i have no doubt that the people making the case are acting in good faith. they are making the best argument they can. that's their job. the way the court works, there's strong voices for both sides. that is one recommendation the president indicated will not happen. do you think congress may step in and shake up how n.s.a. gathers all the data? >> well, there's real access moving forward in congress. there's a mill now cosponsored by senator lay hi, an author of the patriot act, making changes to the foreign intelligence court and the program. it's garnering a lot of support. it's a bipartisan issue on the hill. there's hope that that will move forward. >> lots of changes for the n.s.a. rachel with ny's center for
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justice, thank you for your time. >> many in the north-east woke up to piles of snow after the first major storm in the reeman whipped through the season. central massachusetts and upstate new york reported heavy snowfall. we saw some in new york city and across the north-east. a good snow storm across much of the country. >> yes, it was. then it changed to freezing rain in places like new jersey. i heard first-hand accounts. all the ice and the snow which is coming down in the areas right-hand the great lakes. now the snow band is pushing up and out of the area. there's a new round of snow around the great lakes. drying to the south, where we had severe thunder storms popping overnight. now we are headed into the snow machine here. overnight into your monday, we'll see 3-6 inches of snow in the upper pennsylvania of
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michigan. some of the further south the banks of the great leaks. specifically, support, michigan, eyrie and ontario all of you will get an edge of heavy snow. let's tack about what with very, which is new hampshire, a serene, calm picture. reports of 13 inches, some of your highest reports of snow. vermont - 14 inches of snow. great powder too. it was a picture of the day. and from new york we have some totals coming up to 18 inches of total snowfall. ski resorts. they are sitting pretty for another few days. as we look at the forecast. we have more snow coming in, including new york. monday night to tuesday. snow coming down, temperatures are chilly and the cold air is moving in. it will be cold tonight. once again watch out for black ice on the roads in the
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north-east. an arctic chill, setting us up for moisture. by the time we get to monday we'll look off to the west, waiting for more snow to come in. >> good for skiers, not drivers. >> if you hope to get a cellphone or laptop, have you thought about what would happen to your old one. e-waste contains dangerous levels of led and other toxic elements. the damage is not just the environment, but some people's health. >> year after year we by more electronic gadgets, toys, computers and alliances. when they break or become obsolete they are thrown out. they contain gold, silver and copper and led. recycling them, if it's down like this in india, is a dangerous and toxic job. >> it contains hazardous and
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scarce metals, and they are not easy to trace. this is why it's needed, appropriate re cycling is taking place and if the valuables are wasted, it's a loss of resources as well. >> some countries are moving towards safe recycling and e-waste use. it's feared the increase demand in electronics will overwhelm existing facilities and could see millions of tonnes of waste dumped into landfilm. 48.9 million tonnes of e-waste was produced last year, and is expected to rise to 65.4 million by 2017. china and the u.s. are the largest producers. they produced 1 million and 10 million last year. each chinese person produced on average, 5.4 kilograms of high-tech trash, compared to the
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average american presenting 20 times this. a u.n. initiative created an online interactive map. it looks at 184 countries and compares how much each generates and disposes. the e-waste issue is an issue for both developing and transition countries and the developed world. in the developed world we have the issue that we are facing here, low collection rates, despite having good e-waste management systems in the place, so the consumer has to play a certain role here, and he has to be aware and take action. >> let's hope the map will give governments and companies dealing in e-waste a better sense of the problem. then perhaps they'll move the mountain and ensure it's recycled or disposed of safely. >> still to come on al jazeera america - chile officially has a new president. she's promising big changes.
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plus they are the parents of two sick children struggling to get them the special care they need. the syrian refugee parents share their story ahead. tñ
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>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here is a look at your top stories. the european union put the breaks on talks with the ukraine. tens of thousands of protesters spent the day demanding leaders sign that deal instead of agreeing to closer ties to russia. john mccain and chris murphy travelled there saying america supported them. secretary of state john kerry called kim jong un ruthless and reckless and says the move to execute his uncle underscored the dangers in the region. >> the journey for the world statesman nelson mandela came to an end this morning. he was laid to rest in qunu, a small village where his life
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began 95 years ago. most of the funeral was broadcast around the world. cameras were turned off at the end giving the family the last moments in private. >> nelson mandela's life documented in films, history books and biographies will be studied for years to come. one of the places to start will be the archives in johannesburg. >> the center of memory is full of the predictable and the strange and unusual. >> if you look at this one here, it's from arnold schwarzenegger. >> it's arnie. >> yes. >> arnie and madeba. >> another gift that was given to madeba. >> he's behind her. >> yes. >> who is that? >> that's oprah winfrey. >> as well as being an historical record of nelson mandela's life, it's a place the
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public can cut through the mythology. his most personal documents are in the vault. >> this is his mother's death certificate. his mother died in 1968. he asked for permission to attend the funeral, as the sun he wanted to bury her, but he was not allowed. >> there are private letters to his then wife winnie, and diary entries, one detailing an argument with his current wife graca machel. >> it's the sense of carrying a burden of this image of him, a saintly image. increasingly he felt uncomfortable with that. >> this has been his office since 2002. madeba came in almost every day, and he really retired in 2004. he reduced the amount of time he used to come. >> here nelson mandela was surrounded by people who
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inspired and influenced him. famous faces filled the shelves. few knew the complexity of a man who million looked up to. >> nelson mandela - the man and the myth. >> and al jazeera america airs a special program on his live "nelson mandela remembered" begins at 8:00 pm eastern. >> the results are in, michelle bachelet has won another term as chile's president. she has promised major changes in income and taxes and equality. >> what is another michelle bachelet term mean for chile. >> that's a good question, a theory, an equal society, a country where the wealth is distributed evenly at the current - at the moment chile has a successful economy, low unemployment, high economic growth rate, but the wealth is
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distributed unevenly as i say, concentrated in few hands. michelle bachelet is promising free education for all. it's a strong demand. higher corporate taxes to finance that and a new constitution. all these on top of her agenda when she takes office in march. >> i know that she was the front runner but what is the reaction so far. >> well, i'm standing outside of the hotel where the michelle bachelet camp are advisors and closer supporters are gathering. on the third floor of the hotel behind me patmichelle bachelet meeting with her rival rob matheson, who admitted defeat and came to congratulate michelle bachelet. the voter turn out was low.
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also they have raised high expectations. i asked the secretary-general what the high expectations will mean for chile. >> i think that expectations were already high in chile. people were demonstrating on the streets from several years ago, demanding a more equal society, better education system. it really means equality. it's expectations - if they were high, michelle bachelet is trying to give a proper channel and to manage the expectations, to do some ambitious reforms, and to deliver that in a four-year period. >> at this hour, thousands of people are gathering down the street in front of the stage where michelle bachelet, who is
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expected to address the crowd probably within the next hour, her victory speech, it's been a long campaign. this was the second round. she was expected to win from the very beginning. it has been a tough fight. she'll save our the victory. >> quickly, i know this is an interesting election for chile. the rules have changed. what was the turn out like today? >> well, exactly, that has been the dark spot, the dark cloud on the election. it is the first presidential election in which voting in the united states is not mandatory and few turned out. an historic low number of voters came out. some say because of voter fatigue. chileans may be upset with the politicians and political
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system. another reason why the constitution needs to be reformed. >> thank you for that. >> the head of the committee drafting egypt's new constitution is calling for support from backers of the ousted president mohamed morsi. the interim government opponent should have participate as a show of good faith so that the country can move forward. egyptians are scheduled to vote on the new constitution next month. the current government was installeded last summer, after ousting the first democratically elected president. >> shots from lebanese forces. it is unclear whether targets from an israeli civilian or military patrol officer. >> in the central african republic violence is only getting worse. hospitals are overwhelmed with
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wounded with the president will talk with leaders of the militia, who are trying to unseat them. we have this report from the capital >> these people are waiting for a doctor to see them. they are sitting with no shelter or a mosquito net. some children have malaria. doctors without borders criticised the united nations for not doing more. >> i think it's unacceptable. it's not like we are in a remote area in the country, we are next to the airport. i don't know how we can ignore them. people say maybe they'll go home. many will go home. it's for a reason. they are here now today. they need the help now. >> there are too many wounded people at the main hospital. so surgeons are using a warehouse to operate in. >> you can see the kind of conditions that the surgeons are working under. this is not a proper operating
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theatre. there's no ventilation. they use chlorine to sterilise the wound. gunshot victims are a challenge for the doctors here. >> just a few hundred metres from all of this the prime minister of the country, nicholas tiangaye, he will not leave the african military base. he's viewed by some as a man backed by the french. like every politician, he has no control over what it happening. i asked him why he won't visit the tens of thousands of people living close by. >> translation: you have to be realistic. i have to think of my own security. i don't have a car. what do you want me to do, go on foot. i don't have an armed security guard. you can't expect me to go somewhere where my safety is not guaranteed. >> this is what he said. close to the airport, another
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victim of sectarian violence. these are the remains of a general killed and stripped by an angry mob. there is death here, but also life. this woman named her son francis hollande. he was born the day the french president visited bangui. >> translation: as i leave this place to go home, what will i do, how will i bring the child up. his father is not here. they pillaged my house. they have taken everything, i have nothing right now. >> people have lost all hope of the state helping them. this is a country that has all but collapsed. they are totally reliant on outside help. >> a bus attack in nairobi killed several people yesterday evening. this is the fourth incident there in a week. we have more now from nairobi.
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>> a massive attack in nairobi, the first attack since gunmen stormed a mall, killing more than 60 people in september. several were killed in the bus attack. more were injured when a bomb exploded inside the vehicle. it was on its way to the city center, saturday evening. witnesses say there was chaos, people running scared in every direction, and shops shutting its doors as fast as they could. >> the security is not good. police will come to the rescue. after everything has gone >> saturday's explosion was the fourth attack in kenya. among the incidents, a rare attack on tourists in the coastal city of mooum bassa, a popular destination. a grenade was thrown at tourists
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but it didn't explode. officials blamed the attacks on al-shabab who were thought behind the mall tragedy. there's now pressure on the somali community. shortly after the explosion angry youth chanted, some chanting, "get the somalis out." the police surrounded them, keeping the situation from escalating. >> there has been several attacks since soldiers were send in in 2011. this man believes criminals were behind the attacks and the community should not be blamed. >> the people should not worry. we are happy that the government arrests the criminals. >> whether it's criminals or
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organised fighters people are worried there has been little clarity over the attacks. >> in india gay right activists are upholding a law saying gay sex is a crime. [ chants ] >> the decision reversed a 2009 order that decriminalized gay sex. hundreds of protesters gathered in new delhi on sunday waving flags and signs saying, "no going back", other protests took place across the country. in spain protests are growing against a law proposing strict rules against protest. 3,000 demonstrators showed up in madrid, attacking cars. the bill would impose a penalty of 40,000 for things like insulting the state or burning the flag, a move that is an
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attempt by the government to shut down protests until it handles spain adds economic crisis. >> in ireland a nation plagued by economic crisis, it is emerging successfully. ireland is the first country to leave the program which imposed strict austerity measures. the prime minister made the official announcement. >> we have far to many out of work. jobs are created. borrowing is too high. our public offenses are moving towards a sustainable position. internationally our good name and credibility are restored. >> thanks to he is these efforts, ireland will exit the e.u. imf bail out tonight. tomorrow morning ireland will again stand as a full member of the eurozone. >> moving to syria where many families that fled the country
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are moving to jordan. they are struggling to get their children diagnosed with autism the hep they had back home. >> a destitute syrian family living at refugees in jordan with two sick children. omar has severe autism and the other has learning difficulties. both need therapy, but there's no money to pay for it. the parents spend their savings on special schooling for their sons. since their money ran out the children have been confined to this tiny apartment. oman's aggressive behaviour at times leaves no choice but to lock him in a room so he won't hurt his brothers >> translation: our children are growing up. chances of treatment is retreating. i feel like my children's future is wasting away. they can get better if they are
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treated. >> ever since oman left the autism centres, he are regressed. the other is afraid to play outside. he's bullied because of his disability. they can improve if schooling is not interrupted. >> early intervention is an effective way to reduce symptoms of autism. maintaining environment and a structured routine are crucial. >> that's what kareem, a child from aleppo has. his parents sent him to the autism academy. he is doing well. he lives at the academy and goes to a regular school. what he doesn't have is family. his parents became refugees in turkey and lost contact. he is under the care of the center. autism centres can't help syrian children unless there is
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significant international funding. they can barely cope with the number of jordanian patients. >> the new approaches and treatment of autism and the consistency needed needs funding and consistent funding. that is really sad, because sometimes parents come to me and tell me if we don't have money, the children have no treatment. >> the average monthly cost of treatment is 4,000. no syrian family can afford that. that's why the wellbeing of autistic syrians depend on whether there's enough funding to ensure a better life. >> al jazeera has an exclusive interview with former president jimmy carter. we caught up with him in south africa where me attended the memorial service for nelson mandela. his administration were behind the antiapartheid in the '80s, but he said he has little
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support for other agencies, ali velshi asked how carter felt about the u.s. take on apartheid. >> the people getting economically well off by trading with the apartheid regime and extracting the minerals from south africa - diamonds and other things - they didn't much want to see a change. it was the same. first of all in south africa, in the former american presidents were basically in bed with the dictators there. when black people or indigenous people rose up against the military dictatorships we'd sent in troops to put down the revolution and brand them as communists. it was a matter of preserving the status quo, basically. the country in general has been, for the last 200 or more years, committed to basic human rights. there was aberrations when we
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felt that economic matters might benefit our corporations and others if we stuck with the government, even though they were oppressive to some of their people. >> you can see that entire interview coming up after the news cast at 7:00 pm eastern, 4 pacific. if you miss it it will air at 7:00 pm pacific. >> n.f.l.'s best fight for play-offs down to the wire. michael eaves puts it all ahead in sports.
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>> michael is here with sports of the it is do or die for the n.f.l. team. the do or die scenarios change. we have a few more weeks to go. thursday's loss to the broncos clear the way for play-off scenarios. most importantly the home advantage. a win by the patriots over the dolphins will give a 5th straight title and a leg up thanks to the patriots win over
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denver two weeks ago. a win by miami would be valuable it would ensure the franchise of its first non-losing season keeping it alive for a wildcard berth. patriots took the lead, brady finding ellerman. dolphins quarterback ryan mounted a 75-yard drive. of course the patriots mounted second-half rallies winning each of the last three games. brady intercepted by michael thomas ending the game snapping a 7-game losing skit. it's a third-straight win. in the afc if the post season were to start, this would be the four top seeds: however, that would leave two wildcard spots remaining, but
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the chiefs are in a spot to win the number one seed, although, of course, they are a lock for the play-offs. miami has the inside track if baltimore defeats detroit. a loss by the jets to the pan theys would eliminate new york. the bears enter the game against the browns tied or a lead. monday night against baltimore. detroit has a head to head tie breaker. chicago passes on the must-win games. the bears did what they had to do as jay cutler started the day. he threw three touchdowns in the game. the last two tying the game and giving the bears the lead for good. he flew for 250 yards in the
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game. the bears ran, 137 yards from matt and a 40 yard run by michael bush as the bears win 38 to 31. let's look at the nfc play-off picture. >> seattle, new orleans. philadelphia and chicago the leaders. philly could be knocked out. the same thing goes for the cowboys. if they beat the lions and the ravens, like tomorrow night. that's the division leaders. san francisco and carolina hold the wild cards. they have a chance to claim division titles if they win out. if not arizona could grab a final play-off. the scenarios right now are fluid because games go on, you win and lose. again, the last week of the season goes down to who gets in and who gets out. >> before we know it we'll be in
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the super bowl. >> cold without question. >> that's our show tonight. thank you for watching al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz. i'll be back at 11:00 pm eastern. as the world said goodbye to nelson mandela, we want to leave you tonight with images from its extraordinary life. listen as he sings a childhood song with a group of children. >> how are you? i'm going to make a rhyme for you tonight. when i was young like you, i used to say ♪ twinkle twinkle little star ♪ how i wonder what you are ♪ up above the world so high
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♪ like a diamond in the sky (clappin (clapping) >> all right. ♪ twinnikle twinkle little star♪ ♪ how i wonder what you are ♪ up above the world so high ♪ like a diamond in the sky ♪ twinkle twinkle little str ♪ how i wonder what you are >> excellent. well, you did it better than i do. very good. now, who wants to play teacher amongst you? . all: me. >> good. and who wants to be a nurse? . all: nurse. >>. >> good and who wants to be a
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president? >> madeba is.
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>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. the journey for the iconic world statesman nelson mandela came to an end this morning. he was laid to rest in qunu, a small village where his life began. most of the funeral service was broadcast around the world. >> the european union put the brakes on trade talks with the ukraine. tens of thousands demanded ukraine leaders sign the deal instead of agreeing to a deal with russia. john mccain and chris murray travelled there saying that america supports the protest. >> a sign ofcr


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