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universe is theirs for the taking >> fault lines... al jazeera america's hard hitting... >> they're locking the doors... >> ground breaking... >> we have to get out of here... >> truth seeking... >> breakthrough investigative documentary series space inc. only on al jazeera america >> after seven hours on negotiations an agreement to ease the crisis in ukraine. but will russia live up to the deal? more than two dozen dead and hundreds still missing. off the coast of south korea, and after initial reports that most of the girls abducted from a school were found confusion today that may not be the case.
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so there may be a break through in the efforts to end the crisis in ukraine. russia, ukraine, and the european union met for seven hours of talks. they came away with a road map, aimed at easing rising tenses, but president obama was with very cautious in his reaction to today's agreement. i think there is the possibility that it may deescalate the position. make their own decisions about their own lives. >> so for more on where this may lead, libby how confident -- didn't sound like he was very confident, that russia will scale back? >> president obama said they really can't be sure of anything at this point.
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>> my hope is, that we actually do see follow through. i don't think given past performance that we can count on that. we with have to be prepared to respond to what continues to be efforts of interference by the russians in eastern and southern ukraine. >> he planned to see david cameron of the u.k. and he said it's essential that the european allies and the u.s. talk about increasing sanctions. talking about getting tougher on russia if the situation doesn't change. and if you talk to reporters he brought up the news reports. he said hey, it may be in their interest to come to the table right now, taking on crimea may not be doing their economy much good, as he said
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nothing is guaranteed at this point. >> here is is the question. how much does this deal cover? does the deal cover enough to resolve the crisis? >> well, the president had really pushed for a deessleighs, and getting what he said is 40,000 troops. russian p frees on the southern and ukraine boarders. 's not part of this initial deal. the pro russian armed bans. it is just too early, we did see these party talks today. seven hours of meeting but it is still just initial steps. >> what do you know about these reports and secretary kerry addressed this today, that fliers are circulating in parts of eastern ukraine. somewhere to identify
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themselves. >> that's right. a state department says they can verify that these fliers are in existence, all think they cannot speak to exactly where they are coming from, but secretary kerry mince nod word today and condemned them in the harshest terms. >> we strongly con stem and rejected all effect presentations of extremism, racism, and religious international remembers including anti-sent mitch. just in the last couple of days, notices were sent to jews in one city. indicating that they have to identify themselves. al jazeera has reaction now from done yes, sirring. >> the blue and yellow
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national flag is a rare site in eastern ukraine these days. dozens are held high. >> the speeches are all in russian, but these people are citizens of ukraine, and they want to stay that way. >> the police are here in force, they are only too aware of the risk of clashes who oppose any expression of ukrainian sent isment. but the rally passes off without incident. ing the ores say have forced them to operate in secret. but they insist they are the silent majority. and they want the central authorities in kiev to do more to help them. >> i hope there's people are not just talking about for example, 104 guys that was killed three of them were from the region, so why when
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we see problem in the region of ukraine comes -- came here to help supporters. >> but the armed demonstrators occupying the headquarters of the administration reject the authority. they want a referendum on self-determination. for their region. the fact that they are not intervening now to take it back. it may be a strategic decision. >> the representatives of the central government say they have deliberately kept a low profile while negotiations have been taking place to resolve the crisis. >> what's more important, the building or just this time, or ten or 20 or maybe hundreds of weakened. >> back at the government
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building, prorussian demonstrators have reacted cautiously, to the agreement reached in geneva. they say they won't end their occupation, until proeuropean demonstrators take down their barricades in central kiev and go home. jackie roland, al jazeera. >> russian president vladimir putin had a lot to say about the situation in ukraine. the four hour program even features a question from fugitive nsa leaker, edward snowden al jazeera has more now from moscow. >> no coincidence, that as the crucial four party talks got underway, vladimir putin was stealing headlines in moscow. >> the russian president engaged in a marathon four hour question and answer session with the russian people. >> top of the agenda, the crisis in ukraine, and one question, would putin send in the troops.
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>> granted the president the right to use arm forced i hope the time will not have to use that right, and that we with will be able to solve all burning issues in ukraine, by political and diplomatic means. >> this is an event which plays well at home. but putin also had a firm message to find countries like the united states, which will impose sanctions on russia over it's actions in ukraine. >> and a compromise be found between the united states and russia? the compromise must not be found between third party but different forces within ukraine itself, this is the key point. two very different messages. president putin saying he was sure they could reach a mutual understanding, butten waying the west with that he had the permission of parliament to defend his troops in eastern ukraine, if he
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feels the russian speaking minority is being threatened. former u.s. spy contractor having his first known public conversation with vladimir putin. >> does russia store, or analyze the communications of millions of individuals. >> mr. snowden, you are a former agent, and in the past i have something to do with intelligence. >> so we will talk between ourselves as professionals. >> putin refusal to hand over snowden back in june, severely strained ties with the united states. and with the deadlock of ukraine only getting worse, that relationship with washington is unlikely to improve. peter sharp, al jazeera, moscow. >> well, the wait for
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news on people missing after the south korea ferry accident is faking a toll on families. as many as 20 with five people are reported dead. and as al jazeera reports for us now, bad weather is hampering evidence to find hundreds of people perhapped in the sunken ship. >> day two of this operation, and rescue crewed were in little doubt of where the missing must be. but for all the divers just getting access to the upturned ferry, let alone located anyone inside, remains an enormous challenge. fast swirling currents poor viz didn't the depth of the points has made for slow progress. something the president expressed concern about, during an unannounced visit to the site. for other parents gathering in nearby port, the audio was only becoming more grueling.
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you are just repeating what they are saying on the news. they say that time is running out for their children, frustration fueled by unverified reports of text messages and textbook reports coming from inside the ferry. >> we think 60 to 70 people are still alive. they keep it to somebody else. they promise to track down and punish those responsibility. >> many of the parents on this dock, and now through another long awful day, what they want, of course, is what so far authorities haven't been able to provide them. some real news of the fate of their loved ones. >> some more details have emerged on the investigation. coast guard saying a deviation from the recommended rout may have contributed to the sinking also noting a sharp turned just before it got into trouble.
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they are also questioning the captain, reportedly one of the first off the ship. investigators will want to know why passengers were told to stay onboard as water rushes in and why only one has been deployed. back at the port, scores of parents were returning for themselves as huge response to a national tragedy, made up of hundreds of individual ones. there is confusion today, after what happening to 100 nigerian school girls. yesterday we hold you that the military has freed most of them, and captured one of the kidnappers. the minister of national confirming that. and this stems from the fact that the military
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notes here in the capital have not releases any information orb details to the public or to the media, about how the rescue operation in which they claim they freed more than 100 of the kidnap girled was undertaken. this has been exacerbated by the fact that we are getting information from news agencies that the parents and families of these girls still claim some of them are missing, one parent said that believes 100 girls were with still missing, the state governor in the area where the girls were kidnapped said only 14 of the girls managed to escape. the minister of manning gave an interview to al jazeera in which he reconfirmed the rescue operation took place, and there was an on going operation to try and reeight girl whose are still held captive,
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again, nobody has claimed responsible on the attack, and for these abductions but it looks like the work of bacaraha. some good news on obama-care, and it could have a big impact on this year's elections. they are going so get their health insurance premiums. if they skyrocket, obama-care could hurt them nationwide. but today, just before president obama walked into the briefing room, new data cake out showing the total number that came out, and the ratio of young to old, which will impact premiums are now what the democrats have been hoping for. here is the president.
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35% of people that enrolled are under the age of 35. now is that ratio that premiums will only rise around 7%. the premiums will not rise the double digits that critics had predicted and 7% would be less than premiums rose before obama-care. kentucky senator has become the first republican to asemiable campaign organization, paul now has a team of 200 people with experience all across the country.
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so they have already starting attacking paul. you and i can have an honest disagreement of when we should leave, what our policies should be. but rand paul brings it to this hysterical level. >> paul is ignoring the attacks. on the democratic side. the super pack laying the ground work, has now hired staff in four regions. the group brings significant experience. twenty-four teen midterm election, president obama's former secretary of health and human services is considering the run for u.s. senate, during the resignation
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announcement last week, before joining she was a popular two term governor. who was seeking his fourth term, this of ma up if it happens would be personal, a few years ago, they were friended along with bob dole, but after the problems with the obama-care rom out, robert accused her of gross incompetent, and demanded she resign. and surviving a recall vote is now under fire for playing this song after re-election rallies this week. ♪ o but that ain't america for you and me ♪ ♪ something to see baby ain't that america ♪. >> by john cougar mellen camp, a liberal democrat, he has told conservative walker to find music from
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somebody else. and there you have today's power. >> that's terrific tough. thank you. and coming up on al jazeera america, a nevada ranker says he was protecting his land and cattle with armed militias. but the government says the land is actually theirs. seven the tense stand off, that is next. and toronto mayor with is making it official, and making late night comedian very happy, he is running for mayor again. a proud canadian ali velshi is in next with a look at the major with and his hometown. but don't worry. i'm here to take the fear out of finance. every night on my show i break down confusing financial speak and make it real.
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ash two weeks ago.pewing armed militias are camped out near a dusty ranch 80 miles north of las vegas.
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federal agents from rounding up cattle. the government says the cattle can't graze because it is federally owned but bundy says the government can't stop him. his call sign, the joker. that's as much as he divulged. what's your e.t.a.? >> one of the many mysterious militia men who have come to defend the ranch, just in case federal agents return. up the street, other armed men have set is up a check point. with his ak 47 and nine-millimeter smith and wesson the joker patrols the nevada dessert. >> cliveen bundy decided to take a stand, and we are just backing him up. i am not afraid of death, i am afraid of being a slave. i am afraid of living under tyranny. >> the government says he has trez peaced on federal land by refusing to pay grazing fees.
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earlier this month, the bureau of lang mindment finally start add livestock round up, that triggered bundy's last stand. >> we the people, have a sovereign right to defend ourself, and the militia is is helping us. supporters from come from across the country, and also as far as from new hampshire and tennessee. >> and in a stand off a few days ago that almost turns violented, the militia managed to force federal officials to retreat, and release bundy's cattle. some call them heros, others consider them vigilantes domestic terrorist, and worry about the precedent set. the law optional, so long as you have enough people with guns backing you up. >> what has people upset, is that it got to that point. where that due process which was served through the court systems cannot be carried out in the
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face of militia. >> it has alarmed residents from the neighbors town of mesquite. >> yeah, he is a free loading rancher. some people call him a welfare cowboy, i tend to agree with that. >> what is unclear is what the federal government will do next, go after bundy's cattle or go after bundy himself. the bureau of land management has said this is a matter of fairness and equity, and we remain disappointed that cliveen bundy continues to not comply with the same laws that 16,000 public land rancher dozen every year. the bundy family has lived here since the 19th century and say ises this is their land regardless of what courts say is. >> my family come in here with a covered wagon and pulled with a team of horses they have always been in the cow business, and the farm -- agriculture, the irrigated land that's part of the ranch. >> as for cliveen bundy supporters they have set up camp, and say they
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will stay here months of years however long it takes, for the government to back off. toronto mayor rob ford kicked off his re-election campaign tonight. i shouldn't be laugh ping. after 11 months ago, that there was video that surfaced showing him smoking crack cocaine. ali grew up in toronto and is looking at why ford has a chance of keeping his office. >> hi, alley, i will tee this up and let you take it away. >> all right. all right. i grew up in toronto, the fourth largest city in north america, populated by 2.8 million people, inside the city, rob ford was elected back in 2010. remember that's when the tea party made big end roads he was like that in canada. he was touted health as a
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taxes no more kind of guy, and by the way, carried out on the promise to freeze property taxes and that is the city's primary means of revenue. he repealed a new tax on car licenses and then he admitted to smoking crack in november. he rode in on that sort of tea party conservative mantra, and if you can reach people on that level, tony, they can with stand a lot. if you lower people's taxes may will say, don't really care that much if you smoke crack. >> really. >> you saw it, we watched it every day you saw this leading to him being stripped of most of his mayoral duties last fall. it's also not out of the realm that he is going to win the election this fall.
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as 1 point, as many as 33% who could vote, said they approved of the job he was doing. this is well after the crack smoking thing, and the latest poll puts him in a second place that's tight enough to show that he could win. so we with will talk about the fact that this is universal is. you lower people's taxes you control the budget, i guess jew can smoke crack. >> alley, i know this isn't the only thing you will be talking about, so what else you working on. >> we are looking at the situation in ukraine, obviously, this is get activist little hotter and we need to understand what effects in going to have on russia's economy. and of course, what effect that will have on the global economy. some people are guess nag russia is is probably in recession already. if not it's slipping into it, so a lot is potentially rising on this deal. that we have heard about today, john kerry and his russian counter part reached that deal with ukraine and the e.u.
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we will talk about the implications of that with a very noted economist. and get some sense of how this played out in our economy. >> yeah, sounds good, all right, good to see you. >> real money, font, 7:00 p.m. on al jazeera america. you may want with to rethink what you eat for breakfast, general mills which makes cheerios, wheaties, lucky charms and other products, has change it's privacy policy. the new york times reports the policy now says that consumers that download coupons or even buy it's products forfeit their right to sue. the company, think about that for a second. after 15 years in power, algeria's controversial president is returning for another term, up next we will see what it means for the country that has been a key u.s. ally in fighting al quaida's african affiliates. also, heroine deaths are skyrocketing. leaders are getting together to try to figure out what to do about the
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drug's growing popularity.
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>> these protestors have decided that today they will be arrested >> these people have chased a president from power, they've torn down a state... >> what's clear is that people don't just need protection, they need assistance.
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hundreds of people including eric holder gathered near kansas city today to remember three people killed in the jewish community centers. with the details, usher? >> good afternoon, tony, obviously a very somber day here in overland park. but just four days after a gunman opened fire outside two jewish centers here, the community is pushing forward. if we love and can
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embrace the opposite of hate, we can stand stronger. >> along with religious leaders eric holder reflected on p the lives cut short. his teenager grandson reed underwood, and terry la man know. >> a guy with a rifle here shooting at people. >> for the community of overland park, kansas city's largest suburb, the violence was a rare occurrence. it's a city that boasts good schools low crime rates and usually finds itself at the top of the list of the best places to live. >> gary has lived in overland park for 20 years and is an active member of the jcc. he left the center just hours before. >> no man is an island, we are all in this together. we really have to remember that. >> it is a community trying to be resilient in the face of hate and violence. just days after the shooting the center reopened but with stepped up security. beltny's son attends preschool there. >> if one good thing comes of this, what i hope is that people will
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learn more about this, and what they off for the community. my son has been going to preschool here, we aren't jewish, a lot of the families that take advantages of the services are not. and there's never been a feeling of judgement. >> the community is also recognizing the courage and her requirism that aided in the swift arrest. p paul heard the first gunshots and was the first to call 9-1-1. want withing to identify the shooter he ran towards him. >> he had rolled his window down, and as looked to him, we saw each other eye to eye, and he pulled his handgun out and shot at me. >> community leaders say now begins a time of healing as the friends and family remember their lost loved ones. >> and tony, at the same time, as this morning's service, there was also a funeral service, the other services are to be held tomorrow afternoon for the youngest victim 14-year-old reed underwood and is his grandfather, william corps roan. as for glen frasier
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miller the alleged shooter he is in custody, remains in custody being held on $10 million bond. earlier this week, the district attorney filed two murder charges against him, he is also expected in court next week. >> all right, usher, thank you. america's top law enforcement official say that heroine and other openuates are killing more people in some communities than violent crime and car crashes. in a first of it's kind summit, they gathered in washington, d.c., to talk about the widespread abuse of the drug, and the he that will consequences. take a look at these numbers. deaths from heroine overdose jump 45%. since 2011, the drug enforcement agency has opened 4500 heroine related investigations. here with more on this growing problem. roxanne that. >> tony, heroine used to be popular in the 1950's and 60's, and now the attorney general says that heroine threat has
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kind of sneaked up on us again. that's because heroine is becoming purer and stronger. and a lot of heroine users are inexperienced that increases their chances of overdozing. >> vermont is facing such a heroine epidemic. >> very good friends ask me the question what would you say if you could talk to will again. >> but the state released this featuring a father who lost his son to the drug. >> i would say i love you, will. and soon after that i would say what did you think you were doing. >> the drug known as black tar is taking lives in communities across the u.s. it's creating one of the top law officer called a problem for all-americans. police found 24 pounds of
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erwin hidden in a kitchen cabinet. flowing in from mexico and south america, it's getting easier to find in almost every region. particularly in the northeast. where in recent survey at least 45% of people reported heroine was readily available. it's fairly accessible in the midwest and west, a little less so in the southeast. it's also relatively cheap from 4-dollar as bag in some places to $20 in others. that and it's potentsy have convinces some to switch over. authorities say many of those inexperienced users are at a greater risk of overdosing and death. >> there has to be a law enforcement response to this, but i think we also have to make sure that we think of this as a public health issue as well, and bring to bear all the forces of government in educating, preventing, treating, and then holding accountable those who would engage in the drug trade of this very dangerous substance. >> the dea says more
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abusers are starting at a younger age. the average age of first time users was 25 1/2, now it is 22. and tony, 17 states plus the district of columbia have taken steps to increase access to the drug. it can reverse the effects of overdose and also help improve breathing. >> thank you. >> now, earlier i spoke with joe that is a treatment center in new york city, and i asked him how much of the her win problem had to do with the crack down on prescription drugs and what needs to be done to stop people from us yeahing it. if people are addicted to openuates. may will absolutely do it. one of the things i think that is interesting that eric holder said is that in the lox zone should be widely spread. nobody can receive treatment if they are
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dead. it's also interest nag our drug policy is is still done by the criminal justice department. he is an attorney, he is not a doctor, he is giving in policy which is really a harm reduction policy, which is traditionally been pop larry in europe, and canada, but not in the united states. method has been incarceration, but and this is where it has gotten up. >> wait a minute, here, it's -- we have this other argument out there, that says that the widespread use takes away the fear of death. from addicts but will cause more usage. >> that's utter nonsenses. that's like saying don't get a fire extinguisher in your kitchen because you will cause a fire.
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there's no research to support that. >> so how much of the answer to getting a handle on this problem, forget about solving it at this point, right. education i'm not a huge advocate. how long does it take so teach someone that drugs are bad. >> and that was joe, the co-founder of rebound brooklyn in new york. president obama is once again calling on congress do do something about immigration reform, the president says it would help the economy in strengthen national security, and says the g.o.p. is ignoring the ideas broad, bipartisan support. 24's some in the base that are very opposes to this, but there are also families all across the
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country, who are experiencing great hardship and pain because this is not getting resolved. polls have closed in al jazeera yeah's elections the interior minister says 30% of eligible voters cast a ballot. am jeer yeah is one of the largest producers and a major u.s. ally on counter terrorism, but critics say the government is deeply corrupt. the al jeanian elections as he comes to cast his ballot, at ale political forcing station in the capitol. and avenue serving three terms in office, since 1999, he is seeking a fourth one. his appearance in this
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manner is seen is in two ways. his supporters say he is fine and in control of his mental capacities wise his opponents insist he is ill and shouldn't run for the highest office. a senior leader of the movement, has moved with an iron fist with the backing of the army, but that hasn't started the change, for the first time it is gaining support among some members of the military and the ruling party. >> former prime minister gained popular backing some years ago. but because he is a member of the ruling party, some are concerned he may only be a continuation of the current system. this election will not lead to a change of government, or political debate, it is even a problem that adds to other big problems in
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algeria. >> it is one of the biggest producers of isle and natural gas, but decades of military rule in the 1990s hurt economy growth and social welfare. some opposition parties are boycotting the election. >> this has nothing to do with the interest of the algerian people. >> algeria has so far alluded the chaos of the spring, with the supporters give him credit for that, but his opponents say he has clinged to power way too long, and they believe he is too old and too ill to govern. al jazeera. the united states has a strong interest in keeping algeria stable. met with him weeks before the election, experts say the timing was meant to
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convey the confidence in keeping the status quo. the u.s. has spent $1 million a year with to train military officers here in the united states. the common enemy is al quaida. in the islamic. the group linked to the benghazi consolate attackers. let's bring in juan coal. he is the international affairs contributor. one, good to see you again. if this election, in am jeer yeah essentially all about stability? is stability above all else, stability above issues of corruption, of questions about the health of the president, particularly in these years after the civil is war of the 1990's. >> that's right. it is a place holder election. the tin out is low, and the candidate hasn't campaigned. he had a stroke, h ecan barely speak. some people call tut zombie government.
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>> so tell me why the united states has such an interest in you would have to say supporting this president, in this re-election bid? >> well, i don't think the quite has chosen sides with regard to candidates, but the u.s. is is interested in stability in north africa, it has faced those attacks in libya. on diplomatic personnel as well as in tun knee sha, and i think at a time of turmoil, the question is between change and stability, the u.s. has an appreciation let us say for the stability. >> do you disagree with with the line that sek is tear kerry's visit there was meant to convey america's confidence in keeping the status quo? is. >> well, the status quo is not in doubt. if he passed away suddenly, the generals would have another
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civilian face to put on their regime. it's a system that the algerians call the power. and the power is going to be there whether he is or not. >> so professor, i have to ask you, the air rack spring as you know impacted eegypt, libya, tun knee sha, not algeria, why not? is. >> to make a revolution require as leap of face. you have to think if you come out in the streets things will be better. there was an opening for political change, and they took advantage of it, and what with they got was a civil war with. so i don't think they have that face, if they come out in large numbers that things will necessarily be better. >> so is the election, as you know, has not gone off without groin separations is there a significance to
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your point, cross current in algerian society, that once new leadership and change after all as you know, what is it two with thirds of algerians are under the age of 45. >> that's right. c. theout are very unhappy. >> but mostly and major ethnic groups like the sikh populations, not participating, so there's a lot of sis satisfaction, it is being expressed mainly through boycotts. >> juan coal is al jazeera's professor another history at the university of michigan. professor, good to see you again, thank you for your time. in understand yeah, isolated incident of violence, security was tight in areas where rebels have been locked in a battle for independence.
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no one was killed more than 800 million voters will cast their ballots during the five week long general election. scientists say the ebola virus that has killed more than 100 people is a new strain, and did not come from central africa, 135 deaths have been blamed on the virus, there is no known cure for ebola, the world health organization says it will take at least two to four months to contain the outbreak. it comes after a deal to allow civilians to leave. 1,000 people trapped in the city were freed in february during a u.n. cease fire, but once fighting resume, and is now close to retaking the city, there is no food, running water or electricity. new details on a deadly highway bus crash.
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in california investigators are reconstructing last week's crash between a fed ex truck, and a school bus. state highway patrol is trying to figure out how fast the school buzz was going before it was hit, but it stays i will take months to determine why the delivery truck, hopped the median killing ten people. investigators also said today they will make the 9-1-1 call made after the crash public. three teens used their cell phones to call 9-1-1 after their mom drove them into the delaware river, their father said they all managed to escape after one of the sibling kicked out a wind with doe. police say joe an smith tried to drown her children ages 13 to 15 on tuesday night, she is charged with attempted murder, her husband says she has been battled mental illness for more than a decade. >> the tennessee by offered free tuition for two years of community
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college or technical programs. the governor proposed it earlier this year, and is said is to sign the bill into law. there washington, d.c., president obama zych staterred the annual wounded warrior ride today. many wearing specially built bikes they pedaled laps around the south lawn, the president said the riders made him proud to be commander and chief. the annual event raising money and awareness for wounded spread remembers. a reservoir will be flushed after a teenager was videotaped urinating in it. it is the second time in less than three jeer withs the city has done this to make sure the water is clean. so it goes directly to customers. now about 38 million gallons will now go into sewage with system. and through a treatment plant instead. and the d.a.'s office is considering whether to pursue criminal charges. and finally, tony, bill
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and helicopter are going to be grand parents. >> wow. >> mark and i are very excited that we have our first trial. >> . >> the first daughter married her husband. >> okay. >> beat the tabloids. >> yeah. >> the whole, so i right. >> well done. make the announcement. >> right. >> see you later. >> coming up, islamic started as a way to help heal a community, now the film festival has grown into a international destination for film makers. p
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novellest, has passed
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away at his home in mexico city. the columbian author is known for his novels, 100 year solitude, and love in the time of cholera. he has been in and out of the hospital since march. he began his career in columbia, transitioning into short stories and fission. he was widely considered the most influential latin american author of the 20th century. thousands of movies featured here. the festival has become a spring board for aspiring film makers. but it started as a way to restore one of new york's most historic areas. andy gallagher reports. >> the mission was to help lower manhattan recover from the attacks of 9/11. the nearby neighborhood was badly hit, and
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residents were simply scared away, and others had concerns. it is actually become part of the city, and hopefully will become something that will last for a long long time. now it is busting, more construction marks the rebirth of a once struggling neighborhood. >> tri-becca has done more than just emerge from the shadow, this is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in manhattan. a bun bedroom apartment will cost you at least $1.5 million. but the festival itself has become a steppingstone, into one of the world's largest film markets. there were more than 600 entries this year. from bhutan, through to china, and ireland, it is a mix of undiscovered talent that makes this festival unique.
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>> people from all over the world are submitting films and having them accepted and is it is a chance for their work to be seen. some of these may never come out, they may not end up on television, but they are seen at the festival. >> last year over 100,000 people bout tickets to the festival, this year that number is expected to grow. ins an audience keep to discover the next big thing. playing here is a huge opportunity for 13458er american films as well. we have an opportunity to in a unique way. >> now brisled with energy and renewal, thanks in part to the magic of the silver screen. al jazeera, new york. >> and coming up, posters like these warning women about pray on the campus of dartmouth university, now the president of the school is taking action. and then it is real money with ali velshi.
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>> vladimir putin may be staning strong, but the economy is anything but. plus, toronto's crack smoking mayor kicks off his re-election campaign today, and guess what, he has a lot of support from voters. i will tell you why, all that and more on real money. have recalled
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consider this. the news of the day plus so much more. answers to the questions no one else will ask. >> it seems like they can't agree to anything in washington no matter what.
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dartmouth college, says enough is enough. saying that binge drinking sexual assault and hazing must stop. playing out on social media. >> it's a problem dartmouth has been facing for years now. a perceived culture of heavy partying and also sexual violence. critics say these issues have not been properly addressed. a women's right group pays for adds like these
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that are targeting potential students and alumni. beyond all reasonable doubt. >> this one says accepted to dartmouth, you should know about the rape problem. >> you attend. this makes me ashamed to be a dartmouth alum, learn more now. dartmouth has a rape problem, find out more. >> an online petition was also launched. dartmouth is taking action against sexual assault, linking two their sexual assault awareness website. now what are some of the comments that people are making about this recent announcement that the president made, well, alley says dartmouth faces the same issues most colleges do, but most colleges don't go on and on about being the best school in the country. and then richard writes
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props to the president for bluntly acknowledging that a brutal racialized genrized frat culture permeates the school. >> a new word from nasa, we may not be alone in the universes. nasa has discovered another planet earth, they have found planet with qualities and conditions similar to ours. the planet is 10% larger and revolves around it's own son 500 light years away, and an italian nun, who has become a sensation is in her country's version of the voice, wowed the audience again with what many might consider an unusual selection, have a listen. >> so how about that. sister christina belted out cindy lopper's girls just wanna have fun.
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you will see them in a second here, scoring her on from the sidelines. did i miss it, there they are. maybe a little devine intervention. sister christina won the contest, and will go on to the next round, real money is next. p >> vladimir putin might be standing strong, but russia's economy might be standing on the brink of recession. and a lot of hype over what come are calling the twitter of china. plus why would anyone ever vote for this guy, rob ford ever again? well, there's a reason, and it