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>> we wish you the best of luck with all your projects in the future. it's a pleasure to talk to you. thank you very much for talking to us. >> i enjoyed talking to you. >> this is al jazeera america. syrian peace talks, the government and opposition finally decides to meet face to face for the first time in three years of fighting. multiple explosions in egypt today as the country is on high alert. the revolution that toppled hosni mubarak. and new details in the west virginia chemical spill, the company knowing about the second
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chemical but not telling right away, and the contaminated water that leaked into the ground. >> back from the. >> he said separate discussions with each side today were encouraging and neither delegation will walk away this weekend. while brahimi may have been optimistic, senator mccain is not. >> it's a as far as, and it's a as far as because anyone who beliefs that bashar al-assad is going to willingly transition out of power is obviously just crazy. >> brahim said both sides agreed
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to the terms from the geneva i meeting in 2012, and outlined six objectives to establish peace. >> shortly before these talks, bashar al-assad will stay in power before
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>> all their agos are in their baskets, it's very important from the u.s. point of view that these talks proceed. they don't see a lot of leverage over assad right now. >> so if there is no plan b that puts pressure on all sides. can we get to a place in these talks where there are these geographic cease-fire will there
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will be humanitarian aid, they can go check on their homes. >> the officials will down play that possibility, but they point to exactly that. they say there is no way we're going to get to this transitional government without assad. there is no way to solve anything long term. what we hope to do is to alleviate some of the pain that we saw in some of that video, alleviate some of the airstrikes, and local peace deal or prisoner exchange or humanitarian corridor to some of these places where people for months have not had no water and no food get a little bit of that pain alleviated if nothing else three years of war, a year and a half they've been trying to get to the conference. a little bit of baby steps, and u.s. officials will say that's a victory. >> nick schifrin in geneva, thank you. nick reminds us it is the people, the syrian people who are suffering the most. and even for those who fled the
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violence each day is a real struggle. we have reports from a syrian refugee camp in lebanon. >> anything is but easy. a large number of very destitute and vulnerable refugees. this is one of the larger refugee camps that the refugees have set up themselves. it housed 3,000 people, one of the bigger ones. the people hearsay they feel very neglected. they tell me that it's been several months since an aids organization has come here to provide them with aid. they need basic necessities, things as basic as diapers for babies are not provided here. let alone clean water. i'm going to show you what it's like in one of these tents. this is obrami with her family. she came here seven months ago.
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and she has a son who is detained. she knows nothing about him. he's in syria, and she wishes she could find out where her son is. i asked her about her expectations of the geneva conference whether she had high hopes for it. she told me she hadn't heard of it. she didn't even know it was happening until i brought it up. she said she doesn't expect anything because if it's happening, and if it's to discuss the future of syria and possible transitional government it comes too little too late. other people we spoke to about the geneva conference told us it's a bunch of lies. they don't expect any break through. they don't think there is going to be a cease-fire. people here are more concerned about trying to meet their daily needs, food, water, warmth. and heat. it's very cold here in the
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winter. people simply do not have high expectations of the conference, and most of the people here just want to go back home. but they don't think a conference or the first time you get the syrian opposition and the syrian government to sit down together and talk. they're going to be able to achieve such huge outcomes and security to allow them to return to their country and their home. >> reporting from a refugee camp in lebanon. the u.s. is condemning a string of bombings in egypt's capitol today. four explosions hit part of cairo and guiza, take a look at that. this scctv showing the attack of the car exploding in front of police headquarters in central cairo. there were clashes between police and how supporters, we have more. >> explosions at the heart of cairo. this is the after mast o afterme
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suicide-bomber, killing and wounding people. including the famous museum of islamic art. close to the cultural center also causing casualties and then a third smaller blast targeting the police station four kilometers, but cause nod casualties according to local authorities. >> a pickup truck had two passengers inside, and it stopped in front of police headquarters. >> they're described as a vial terrorist act, and a child's body found near the site of the first bombing could be that of the suicide-bomber. in the past they've accused extremists targets police.
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>> wwill continue withanish soos operation is the lt chance before they vanish. egyptian army chief turned outf to protest against t attacks. while in alexandria and other parts of the country security personnel clashed with protesters. explosions while countriesre hi. morsi supporters have vowed to use the event to use the moment in what they call the assets to break the coup. >> we cannot rort from inside egypt because several of our al jazeera colleagues have been detained there. two members of our team had their detention extended for
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another 125 days. producer bader mohammed, and peter greste along with mohamed fahmy. senator mccain condemned their imprisonment. >> for them to keep them in prison is another indicator that this military government, and that's really what it is, is not keeping with the standards of international behavior that we would expect. >> two other al jazeera journalists had been held in egypt for five months now. the allegations against all o of--the network says allegations against all are unfounded. these are live pictures. less hear what is going on here.
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fireballs have been lighting up ththe streets of kiev literally hours after president viktor yanukovych is willing to make concessions to end the political violence. he'opposition leaders say they l accept nothing short of his resignation. jennifer glass is in kiev for us. we're looking at these pictures. we'll go to you and then we'll go to the picture. what are we seeing and what are we hearing? >> what you're hearing and what you're see something is happening a few hundred yards on the street that leads to parliament. that banging you're hearing is protesters using whatever they can. you'll see a lot of people walking by here and many of them carrying sticks.
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they bang against metal, flagpoles, light poles, anything they can to make noise and let police know that they are there. they're stoking the fires with tires. it's been a very tense situation. there have been a few--a little back and forth between the police. there are the intear year ministries have made the statement, and heightening tensions here already in a very tense kiev that there has been a truce in that area for 24 hours now. it does appear to be a tentative truss, the state department warning to american citizens not to come here because of a very fluid and uncertain situation here. >> so the president, viktor yanukovych said he was going to change some of the language, i suppose, in these harsh and have
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been described as particularly harsh anti-protest laws. do we have more on that? are we talking about a change that will be viewed as substantive? if it comes short of eliminating the law all together? >> well, tony, we just don't know. that's the real question here. president yanukovych made that meeting witoffer at the meetinge opposition last night. but he said it was conditional. it was all about keeping the pizza. he wouldn't do that unless the peace was kept. as you can see it's a very uneasy peace here. the president also offered to resolve his cabinet and his government. all of that is supposed to take place on tuesday when the parliament is set to happen. the opposition leaders and president meat with the e.u. and representatives, and they're
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hoping we're not sure what the president said to him, but the opposition leaders said they talked about prospects for a peaceful solution, and they're hoping to have some sort of moderator to help with those talks with the president. so unclear whether the president's offer of olive branches, there is a lot of mistrust here. many accusing him of playing for time. if they thought it was so urgent why didn't he call parliament back quicker than next tuesday while all of this is happening, all of this is moving very quickly on the streets of the capitol and, indeed, around the country. we now see in many cities at least eight cities around the country protesters have taken over government. where they took over the government building, they have to see some of their power slipping away in the region as well, that must be troubling, and the question is will that bring the concessions the people
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here want? >> i got to ask you, jennifer, there will be a lot of people watching these images and wonder how did things get to this point? initially people will say i remember this being about relation world trade center e.u. and people being upset with the fact that the president seemed to be aligning himself with trade agreements with russia, and that was at the center of the riff. but it seems to have moved on decidedly from there. i heard some members of parliament say that the reason this is really taking off now is that this is just not simply about trade. this is about western values, and we want western values to be a part of the new ukraine moving forward. >> that's right, tony. this did start as a trade as it dispute over a trade agreement. viktor yanukovych was expected
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to sign in late november. he did not do that. it was a surprise to people, and he came out on the streets in large numbers to protest that decision. in late november and early december the police cracked down on the protesters and that just brought down more people on the streets. it became more about trade, it became about freedom and concerns that this is becoming a police state. for two months people have been on the square behind me living in a tented camp. it's unseasonbly cold this time of year in kiev. they've been living here on the streets, and the president has been ignoring them until sunday when violence broke out. there was limiting of freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and people of you vain certainly those here who are anti-government thought it was a bit too far. that's when the violence started. that's how we got to where we
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are now. the question is now can there be a political solution. can they do anything to safe people. there is a lot of mistrust here. early elections and now they want to pull back from those laws. all eyes are on tuesday if the truss can hold that law. that's the concern now. >> that's terrific reporting, jennifer glass live in kiev. >> the global economy may not be as healthy as a lot of economists thought. new reports lik from countries e china, and next rape as a form of sanctioned punishment. a case in india is drawing new attention to the practice. we'll take you to the village where it happened.
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>> boy oh, boy, a rough day in
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stocks. the dow tumbling 318 points. the worse drop since june. it caps two days of losses on wall street. we have more on "real money with ali velshi," ali is in davos on the economic forum, but david, what is happening with investigators. >> the emerging markets. the economies in russia, brazil and china. the emerging markets continue to grow. there was a report yesterday that china's factory this month has begun to contract, the first time in six months. a lot of investors around the world are convinced. many these emerging markets are not doing so well. things have begun to slow down and that has caused fear around the globe. you bine that with the fact that the interest rates in the united states are begin to go up because the fed has suggested it
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might taper back some of its stimulus and that has caused the markets to take a dive in asia and new york. >> we thought the interest rates would start to rise but that has started to spook the markets. >> ben bernanke, in his final meeting as head of the fed, will decide should they continue to taper and again there is some concerns if they do this that they might some how be helpful in the united states. it will cause the dollar to rise which will hurt economies in argentina, and it has a lot of people very nervous. moving money away from the stock market and into safe havens such as treasuries. >> what else are you working on? >> there was remarkable news today that jamie diamond, the
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ceo of jp morgan chase, he just received a 73% salary race. he's now making upwards of $20 million a year, and that's despite the fact that jp morgan chase last year their ne net woh dropped. a lot of people are looking at that board and wondering what on earth are they thinking. the board is probably thinking j.p. morgan helped increase our stock price. it's a huge terrible. we'll talk more about it "real money." >> parking your car illegally could get a ticket faster than you think, especially in rome where some folks are using activity for call out drivers who violate the law. wait until you see some of these pictures. marie is following this story for us. >> rome has some of the worst
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congestion in the world with cars and scooters parked everywhere. the police started a twitter handle where people can send in pictures of illegally parked cars. >> look at that. >> this is parked diein diagonan the median. and this person said this car is parked on the sidewalk every single day right in front of a tree there. this one, it looks like it's a showcase. he's parked right on the sidewalk here. and this one if you want to squeeze in between the pedestrian crosswalk here you have to go in between the two cars. the cars parked on the pedestrian crosswalk. sometimes these smart cars, well, they try to park like scooters. they have so many of those in rome. this one is parked right next to a bus stop. this is a sidewalk right in front of this building, tony. the police say they respond to
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these tweets sometimes within hours making some residents very happy. lorenzo tweeted out this picture. it has tickets on all these cars. here he says, bingo, grazi. >> well done, well done. i was thinking about the coughers there in rome. >> we'll follow up with a woman who has been dealing with the fallout of the toxic chemical spill, and the federal government has announced more. we'll be back in a moment. searching for a better life. >> two hours in, we come upon a
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>> everyone here in al jazeera america. here is a look at your top stories. you're looking at pictures from ukraine, capitol kiev. leader yanukovych said he was willing to make concessions but they said that was not enough. brahimi said separate discussions from east side has been encouraging. at least six people are dead after a series of bomb blasts in the egyptian capitol. the explosions took place on the eve of the revolution of the overthrow of hosni mubarak. we are learning more about the aftermath of a chemical spill in
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west virginia as new worries are being raised about the skills impact. state and environmental officials said freedom industries knew immediately that a second chemical leaked but did not tell the state. that was detected during later testing. the union representing water company workers say that leaky pipes allowed the chemicals to seep in the ground. hundreds of people were banned from using the water days after the spill. you've been given the all clear, are you using your water? it's been what, a little over a week now. are you--have you flushed out your pipes? are you drinking the water yet? are you showerering or cooking
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with it? >> i am willing to--i'm still willing to--i have--i'm not really willing, but because eventually you have to wash your clothes and do big bunches of dishes, i'm doing that, but we are not drinking from the tap. we're not cooking with tap water. we went out to meet some friends this last weekend. we made sure that we picked a restaurant that had a sign out front that said we're cooking with bottled water, and we're serving bottled drinks. >> get out of here. it's come to that. the restaurant are using this as a selling point. come on in, the water is fine. we're cooking with bottled water? >> the newspaper and every on facebook is compiling lists of places that are safe to eat because i'm not the only person who doesn't want to drink it. i mean, i flushed my pipe as week ago, but when i run hot
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water it still smells like licorice. >> you still smell that sweet licorice smell tottenham water? >> yes. >> wow. >> i still smell it, and i actually was asking other friends on--i sent e-mails and asked on facebook is it it because i have an older water tank? do i need to replace my tank to get rid of this? what is going to make it go away? >> right, are you having to buy your own bottled water? is it still being supplied in some way, shape or form for you? >> well, there are fewer and fewer working for the library one of the things we like to do is keep people in the loop, and so i've been posting water distribution places. in the beginning there were big bunches of water distribution.
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there were only three or four places distributing water. which leaves some people, if you don't drive, how are you going to get the water? >> yeah. >> if it's not close by. elizabeth, since we spoke last time, the company responsible freedom industries, made this announcement. it was a surprising announcement that yet another toxic chemical. pph may have gotten into the elk river. is this in any way impacting your decision on when and to what degree you will use the water in the system now? >> well, it makes me even less confident in what i've been told. i mean the water company did not detect this in their tests. at that point i would think you would be testing for a lot of poisons and toxins in the water. i don't expect any honesty from freedom.
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i don't expect it from them. but it does bother me that this pph was not detected by anyone else testing the water. so it's just at this point when am i going to be safe to drink my water. do you remember jaws in the picture, when will you go back in the water. i feel like that. i have no idea when i will feel it safe to go back in the water. >> who would you trust to give it the all clear that you would respond to and trust? you've got a local paper in the area, and they're doing reporter and trying to keep people's feet to the fire. we're doing our bit. but who would give you the all clear that you would even trust at this point? >> you know, i don't know. i mean, they're telling me that it's safe to drink now but i still smell it. at my daughter's school they're doing bottled water. even though the schools have
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been flushed the schools are giving kids bottled water, and they're trying to cook things in the cafeteria that don't require water or require minimal water or use bottled water. the head of the health department is saying that he doesn't feel confident about anything. he has been told at this point either. >> well, elizabeth, where is your daughter? is she close by? we've been talking to you for a couple of weeks now. is she around? is she close by? >> she's shy. she said if i'm on television i will have to deal with paparazzi, so. >> i appreciate it. thank you for your time. tell your daughter we all said hello and hang in there, all right. >> okay, like i said last time. keep their feet to the fire. >> all right, we'll do our bit. you, too. thank you elizabeth. attorney general erik holder says the they plan to roll out
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regulations that would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers. >> this announcement from the attorney general is very big news for the marijuana growers and retailers in the 20 states that have legalized marijuana for recreational or medical use. for them really banking and managing money have probably been the biggest obstacle to doing business. of course, they have not had access to lines of credit or accepting credit cards. they can't even set up a checking account which makes it difficult to pay their employees or pay bills. when was the last time that you paid bills in cash. speaking to folks in the business, they say this is going to revolutionize what they're going to do. >> a total game changer. like any other business. keep the piles of cash in the banks where they belong instead of at these centers. so it will be really, really good. >> now to be clear these new rules are not going to
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immediately give banks a green light or providing other services. what it's going to do is tell prosecutors not to take action. they're concerned about charges of money launderry or aiding and abetting criminal enterprise. today the marijuana business very happy. >> that was paul beban reporting from denver. the alleged gang rape of the 20-year-old indian women, village elders reportedly ordered the rape for an alleged love affair. we have this report from west bengal. >> reporter: the police say they're trying to peace together an alleged crime that has shocked the nation. they have reconstructed the movement of one of the men accused of raping a 0-year-old
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woman from this area on the alleged orders of a village court. earlier state government representatives surveyed the area. they went door-to-door from the home of the victim to the homes of the men she said attacked her. >> no one will be guilty. >> the victim's brother, who does not want to be identified said he fears for his life. he's not sure if his family will be able to return to this village. their lives, he says, have been ruined. >> my sister has been wronged. my family wants the people who did this for her to go to jail for a very long time. >> the victim arrived at a local hospital on wednesday. the authorities say her condition is now stable and while she continues to receive treatment for her injuries,
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people from her village have a very different story to tell. >> the rape never happened. our men didn't do anything. the boy who the girl was having an affair with was the one who raped her. >> but no one denies that the village court held a session here. they did gather to decide on a punishment for the victim and the man she was having an affair with. police are now guarding this hut, the location of the crime. for more than a year the topic of rain in india has largely been discussed as an issue for cities like calcutta and new delhi. the alleged gang rape, the first known case of raping used as a community sanctioned punishment in this state has once again drawn attention to women's rights in this part of the country.
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>> and earlier i spoke with the editorial directer for the huffington post social impact platform. she tells us the problem is not just ininstitutional. >> when we think about how to change this problem going forward. we can talk about changing the legal system, the gender system in the police system but what needs to be changed is wholesale change in society. the cultural attitude and the way women are treated. changing the way you continue to see female fetalcide. fetuses are killed because they don't want to have daughters. this continues to be a problem. >> women are increasingly reporting the sexual assault but they have a long way to go to handle the cases.
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the police confirmed that eight people died, and many more are missing and feared dead. officials are using team t steao help in the rescue. >> a student shot outside at south carolina state university has died. police are looking for four suspect who is fled. campus police have not released the name of the victim and say they do not know what led to the shooting. energy maryland a former aid to tennessee senator lamar alexander hung himself in the basement of his parent's home. he was arrested on possession and attempted distribution of child pornography.
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the chief medical examiner declared the cause of death a suicide. the 35-year-old was allowed to live with his parents while awaiting actual. from pyongyang to washington, d.c. the feds are investigating dennis rodman. rodman allegedly showered the dictator with gifts including thousands of dollars of whiskey, jewelry a fur coat and other goods. saturday is the last day that first class mail will cost $0.46 because on sunday it will jump to $0.49. it's the largest postage increase in a decade. but you can still buy the forever stamp before the price hike.
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>> the hole is so deep, maria, appreciate it. have a good weekend. the run national committee is looking to change it's imagine to attract new voters at its winter strategy meeting they're looking for ways to connect with women. >> reporter: this is the new face of the grand 'ol party. that's the message of the republican national committee is trying to send by showing off a group of what it calls it's rising stars. every one of them a woman, including monica youngblood. >> women make up the republican party as well. we're mothers. we're students. we are house moms, soccer moms. >> reporter: and republicans have tapped a woman representative kathy mcmorris rogers of washington state, a mother of three, to deliver the g.o.p. response to the state of the union address. the party knows it is critical
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to reach women voters who make up more than half of the electorate. in the last presidential election democrats captured 56% of the female vote. republicans only 44%. rnc co-share sharon day is marshaling women. >> i'm committed to the plan. the party is committed to the plan, and we'll reach out one vote at a time. one woman at a time. >> reporter: analysts say it's not necessarily an easy sale. >> the republicans have to convince the american women about several things. that they care about the problems that is effecting women as a whole. it's called compassionate issues in our politics, and the economy and jobs. >> reporter: efforts to reach out to women may have been hindered by remarks made by mike huckabee, who was trying to say that democrats are the ones shortchanging women. >> and if the democrats want to insult the women of america by making them believe that they are helpless without uncle
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sugarer coming in and providing a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or reproductive system without the help of the government, than so be it. >> reporter: reminding those here that words can speak as loud as actions. >> however, as we look to grow the ranks of our party we must all be very conscious of tone and choice of words when we communicate those policies effectively. >> a new solar plan is coming online in nevada. it is so innovative that even provides power at night. we will explain how it all works. that's next. also the world's best surfers, wow, look at this, taking on some of the world's biggest waves, the mavericks coming up.
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>> and welcome back to al jazeera america. deep in the nevada desert between reno and las vegas, a solar power facility is coming to life. from the outside it looks like other solar planets. there are massive mirrors reflecting the sun. but this is different. techno's kyle hill explains. >> in the nevada desert there is no shortage of two things, land and sunshine. the perfect combination for solar reserve to set up the first of its kind solar and storage generating planet. >> every once in a while i'll read an article that says, only if we could store solar energy. hello, we can do that now. >> before the cressent dunes project, the biggest challenges were storage and scalability. through using salt as a storage
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medium. they found. to a way to capture solar power on a commercial scale. >> they're tracking mirrors. they track the sun and concentrate the sun's energy on the top of the tower that we have here. >> it's like taking a giant magnifying glass as directing all that sun's energy to one point. >> of course, accurately tracking the sun here is more involved then my childhood experiments. >> every few minutes they move a little bit to continue to track the sun to make sure we're accurately pointing the sun at the top of the power. >> at the heart of this new technology is molten salt, an environmentally friendly mixture used as a heat storage medium in the power plant. >> this helps to store massive amounts of energy in the salt tanks. this is a first of its kind.
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>> pretty cool, pretty cool. kyle hill joins us from los angeles. kyle, good to speak with you. let's start with this one. how much energy do the people involved in this project anticipate this plant will supply when it's up and running and completed. >> any solar power plant it will vary with the time of the day. but a good metric to use, this could produce up to 25% of what the hoover dam produces. >> what is the las vegas connection here? >> so because of various intricacies, it has to be perfectly situated to provide power to the flittering lights of the strips. some of those dazzling lights that you'll see might be getting power at night from the sun. >> how unique is this technology, and what kind of
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impact will it have on solar energy? >> the cool thing on this technology is we've had the components all along. what is innovative is how it's being put together. the molten salt that holds the heat that turns water into steam, and steam turn iting turbines and electricity at night. that's the innovation here. we've already had this. this is why this is so cool. this is the only plant in the u.s. or even the world to do this kind of thing. it's a gigantic step forward, but it is forward thinking, and that's why this could be applied to any solar power plant because we have so much desert space in the u.s. >> you work on a good program. you got a good gig on that "techknow." what else do you have coming up. >> reporter: our contributor michelle looks into the dna controversial. she takes her own dna and looks
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at the risks and draw backs and possible diseases that her own dna holds. she explores that, and sees without the proper context there could be consequences. >> we all do it. we check our smart phones when we have a free moment but have you ever wondered if you are addicted to it? scientists have developed an app that measures your smart tone behavior. in a pilot study researchers observed that cell phones were used every 12 minutes. and only 8 minutes per day were used to make phone calls.
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waiting and watching the waves that brought the perfect storm for mavericks, the annual surf contest in southern california as waves exceed 40 feet. competitors were told to grab their boards and head to th the best surfing spots. >> they say it's the mt. everest for surfers, and an invitation only event a select few of the world's bravest congregate. hawai'i may be the obvious destination of surfers, but it's california in the middle of winter that boast some of the most lethal waves. surfers ride down 40-foot walls of water. the waves crash so powerful that they even show up on earthquake sensors in the san francisco bay area. we caught up with some of the competitors before dawn as they headed out. >> we are taking a huge risk
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with our lives, but the guys who do this really, really enjoy it. we feel comfortable. >> you never know who rises up when everything is hitting the fan. that's the special thing about big wave surfing. it's part of your dna whether you love it or not. >> the reason why i keep coming back is the feeling you get from it, the near--the things that almost kill you, make you feel alive. >> at sunrise with little ceremony the best of the best pushed off to face the sound and the fury. the mythic waves are offshore sometimes as much as two miles out in the open sea discovered only in 1975. during the competition the beach is closed to spectate hers for safety. fans watch onshore the closest they can get to maverick. >> it's unusual to have a surfing event where you can't
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see it from shore. they set up this whole festival sort of atmosphere and experience with the jumbotron. it's really unique in all surf contests. >> it's absolutely amazing. it's incredible. they say the olympics of surfing, it's so true. >> reporter: incredible for those who watch, but also for participants. the surfers say they come to maverick not to ride the wave, but to surf it. malls is a chan, al jazeera, half moon bay. >> go, pro. david chewser, who is in for ali velshi, brings you real money.
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>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. opposition forces will be face to face in geneva tomorrow. the talks are aimed at ending
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the three-year-old conflict that has killed hundreds of people and displaced more. in the ukraine you can see the fire in the major parts of kiev. protesters and police have been fighting in several cities around the country. the president said he's willing to make concessions to end the crisis, but opposition leaders want them to flat out resign. the series of bombings in egypt as the country prepares to mark three years since the revolution that toppled hosni mubarak. the company responsible for the chemical spill in west virginia knew immediately that a second chemical leaked from the plant near charleston but did not tell the state. it was detected later during testing. in the meantime, the head
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representing the water company union spoke about it. those are your headlines. we have david schuster for ali velshi on "real money." >> the dow is getting hammered and economic problems in china start to ripple across the globe. we'll explain what it means for you. plus after paying $20 billion in fines jp morgan chase has given a huge raise to ceo jamie dimon. later in the federal reserve there is a new documentary that chronicled the fed during the financial crisis, and this was an intriguing day at the economic forum with ali velshi. i'm david shuster,

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