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both sides in ukraine's conflict accuse each other of violating a ceasefire that has only just been agreed. from al jazeera's headquarters in doha, i'm darren gordon. ahead - after protests in yemen, dozens have been killed. we go live to sanaa. >> three months into his presidency, the leader is forced to explain why the country is suffering power cuts. >> on the hunt for people in myanmar - what is the future for
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the forests. welcome to the programme. both sides in the ukranian conflict are blaming each other for violating a ceasefire put in place in the east. pro-russian separatists and the government agreed on a truce on friday. let's get more from paul brennan. paul, bring us up to date on the ceasefire. what has been happening on the ground? >> well, we are 20 hours into the ceasefire. for the most part it is quiet and holding pretty well. we have heard no artillery barrage here in donetsk. it's in contrast to what we have been hearing in the previous days and finding when we go to the residential areas in the north, where buildings have been destroyed, and we saw people killed a couple of days ago. on the face of it it appears to be working. both sides are accusing each other of violating the ceasefire
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in a sporadic way. in kiev, the colonel, the spokesperson for the national security council gave a news conference in the last hour and detailed in some detail the violations which he alleged the pro-russian militia had taken. he said after 6 o'clock, a pontoon bridge controlled by the ukrainian army was bombed and shell. at 6:30 there was another attack. during the night donetsk international airport - to the north of me, and held by a small continge ept of forces - said that came under attack, and said that there was small arms fire in luhansk. in the last hour i came back from interviewing a separatist leader, the chairman of the donetsk people's republic, he has been sidelined and is humanitarian and social aid. he is alleging violations of the ceasefire by the u.s. cranian
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army. what -- ukranian army. we are not hearing that the violations are sufficient to call the whole thing into question, result in a ripping up of the treaty signed in minsk. the leaderships are ironing out many details, dotting the is, crossing the ts. there's a degree of indiscipline going on. that is to be expected, we are not at the stage where the treaty is under threat. >> in terms of the bigger picture. where does this go from here in terms of longer term peace in ukraine? >> well, there is very tough negotiations which are going to result in the deal. the minsk deal was a bare bones agreement. very much a framework. there was no comprehensive announcement or resolution to many of the big questions which are necessary to be answered in
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the east of ukraine. there is talk of a withdrawal of what was described as unlawful armed militia. many of the pro-russian fighters will be loathe to put down their weapons, given the animosity that exists and will persist towards the ukranian army. there's a huge amount of suspicion and decentralization. that is very much short of what the separatists say they want, which is ipp depends. there'll be -- independentindep there's no firm timetable. it's the weekend. the leader of the donetsk people's republic, we understand he is in moscow at the moment, and is not back in donetsk. there'll have to be tough decisions and negotiations made. what we haven't heard is a timetable of when the meetings
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and negotiations will take place. >> paul brennan in donetsk. to yemen. latest reports are that 50 have been killed in fighting between yemeni and shia houthi rebels, north of the capital. hashim, what are the latest developments coming out of the province, is the violence getting worse? >> well, fighting resumed about an hour ago in the same area. there has been intermittent fighting. there was an escalation over the last 48 hours. our sources say that 20 soldiers and pro-government militia fighters were killed and 30 houthi fighters were killed in the fighting. why in the province, it's an area close to strategic road
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that links the provinces to the capital. it is an area that neighbours saw, which is a houthi stronghold. it's obvious that the hutus are trying to expand their reach east, and the army is trying to push them back. the shock waves are felt in the capital, where the sectarian and the political divide is raising concerns of an armed military confrontation. >> reporter: government loyalists on the streets of sanaa. they say they are ready to die for the republic, accusing the hutus of manoeuvring to create a religious state. >> translation: i feel sad because in 2011 the hutus were with us. now they are allied with the old regime and will never accept that. >> reporter: this gathering is maim sunni. thous -- mainly sunni. thousands of people, and the
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preacher who attended friday prayers denounced sectarianism. weeks of political divide divided yemenis, and raised international concern about a future of the country, especially after the houthi decided to press ahead for political representation in the government. >> another rally, and another friday prayer. led by the hutus, who are escalating their protests. dismissing an offer by the president to form a new government. and cut fuel prices. >> despite the growing anger. hutus insist their campaign is peaceful. >> translation: i would like to reassure people we will not let yemen slip towards civil war. >> reporter: while discontent spreads in the streets, back-channel talks are under way. latest military gapes by the
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hutus -- gains by the hutus, boost a chance for the president to make more concessions. >> it seems the hutus are escalating plans in the capital sanaa. >> absolutely, they are going to stage a rally with the protesters wearing yellow armed bands. this will continue for two days, and wear red armbands. we don't know what they mean, but there are discussions that he block roads and move into government buildings. there are possibilities of houthi fighters moving towards the airport. the leader said that they'll
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have to take tough and painful decisions if the president does not gave in. the reason we have a huge amount of stress and anxiety in sanaa, is the same factors leading to an armed confrontation exists here, there's thousands of houthi fighters getting into the capital. the army is divided along sectarian divide. people are scared if the hutus are determined with a political campaign to topple the government, the same thing may happen again and again. >> now, a jacob shapro prosecutor charged -- egyptian prosecutor charged deposed president mohamed mursi. the newsagency reports that mohamed mursi is accused of leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to qatar. he was toppled in a coup led by abdul fatah al-sisi, who is now
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the president. mohamed mursi has been in gaol and faces several other charms. he's only been in the job for three months, but egypt's president has been forced to explain itself on tv. the country suffered a massive blackout in a city of 20 million people. protests followed. here is some of what he said. >> translation: we should be aware that such a crisis cannot be remedied over night. let me remind you of my contract, my covenant. when i addressed the issue i said we are facing insurmountable obstacles. and the president and the government will not overcome them without your support. >> reporter: egyptians in several sis protested power cuts and living standards. this is a scene in cairo, where an anti-coup marched. organizers are calling for a
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bigger demonstration. cairo's metro system and tv stations were forced to shut down. al jazeera is demanding the release of its three journalists detained in egypt for 352 days. peter greste, mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed received long sentences after a trial seen by many as politically motivated. they are appealing. the case has been raised by the u. u.n. verbal secretary-general in a conversation with the president. you can joint the campaign on there is the special page on the screen, still to come - no end in sight for suffering as the syrian government rains barrel bombs on the besieged city of aleppo. sierra leone orders people to be confined to their homes to stop
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the spread of ebola. more on that later.
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welcome back, a quick reminder of the top stories. on-ukraine, both sides blame each other for violating a ceasefire put in place for the east of the country. pro-russian separatists agreed a truce on friday in belarus. 50 people have been killed twine yemeni troops and shia rebels. happening north of the capital sanaa. egyptian president abdul
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fatah al-sisi called for patients amid a power crisis that led to blackouts across the country. he said in an address to the nation, there has been no investment in the sector for the past 10 years. the u.s. and in my opinion key allies agreed to take on the islamic state group, by squeezing financial resource and going after them with military force. the u.s. outlined perhaps to defeat the i.s.i.s. and iraq and syria. air strikes by the iraqi military pursuing islamic state fighters killed several. army helicopters hit the city, seven killed and 20 wounded. the troops targeted several neighbourhoods and struck the maternity wards of a hospital. two victims were women. kurdish fighters in northern iraq are running out of the weapons, foreign arms and weapons met for the peshmerga forces are stuck in baghdad. we have this report.
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>> reporter: germany standing by its pledge to help the kurd push back against the islamic state. the first of three shipments of weapons and nonlethal equipment to be flown to iraq, including assault rifles, antitank system and heavily armoured infantry blocs. at the n.a.t.o. summit british prime minister david cameron reiterated the uk's commitment. >> we are playing that role, arming the kurds, helping the government. flying missions, supplying humanitarian aid. >> reporter: for all the poll tense, promises of arms land at baghdad airport and are yet to turn up. the kurds believe they are sitting in warehouses while the peshmerga are running out of bullets for their outdated russian weapons. >> the policy of the government is to keep the peshmerga in a
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situation not too strong. we are coninspectoreded the same -- concerned the same policy is the same, and there'll be attempts to keep them in baghdad. the peshmerga on the front line of mosul says the same thing. they are not seeing weapons getting through or in preparation for a push on mosul. >> we did hear of weapons, we got information about that. we have not seen weapons so far. >> the iraqi government insisted that all foreign shipments must go through baghdad. the kurd suggested a fortnight ago that the planes land in erbil, but are suspected by a representative from baghdad. >> there was no reply. it was suggested that the planes touch down in baghdad, are checked and flown north. >> the longer the shipments are delayed, the longer the
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peshmerga are outgunned. >> bureaucratic rang lipping is helping -- wrangling is doing nothing to help those on the line from mosul. syrian rebels and government forces resumed fighting in the golan heights. it is taking place in the country side on the syrian-controlled side of the territory, upped israeli occupation. loft month rebel fighters kidnapped 45 u.n. peacekeepers in the area. >> the ancient city of aleppo has seen some of the fierce fighting of syrian war. the government's used barrel bombs on rebel-held areas with devastating effect, the latest drop killing 11. locals say there was not a single rebel fighter in the area. >> it's difficult to pick out anything that would indicate that was a popular taxi stand. people had been lining up on
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friday, hoping to catch what little public transport was available in the city of aleppo. two barrel bombs reportedly fell. when rescuers scrambled to found survivors, they mostly found the dead. a trial among them. >> translation: all the people here are civilian workers and passengers. people killed, dozens injured. this is a residential area. there's not a single militant here. >> this is the difficulty for the few people trying to scrape out an existence in the besieged city. according to human rites watch, the weapon of choice, the barrel bomb is ipp discrime fate. they have hit and -- ipp discrime nate. they have hit and killed hundreds. the second-largest city is close to the border, with access to
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crucial supply routes, and it's not just forces loyal to president bashar al-assad, who are eyeing an advantage. in the last few months rebels confronted a new foy, the loup -- faux, the islamic state group. rebels are squeezed between government and islamic state fighters, and aleppo's people are trapped and suffering in the middle. flooding triggered by torrential rain killed more than 112 people in pakistan. more heavy rain is expected. large parts of lahore, the second-largest city is under water after the rains overloaded a drainage system. the worst affected areas are northern punjab. indian administered kashmir has been hit. more than 100 have been killed in what has been described as
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the worst flooding in 60 years. 10,000 are strapped across the state. >> sierra leone's president ordered the country to go into lockdown for four days to contain the ebola virus. people will not be allowed to leave their homes between september 18th and 21st. almost 4,000 people have been infect across west africa. it has spread. the death toll has rich to 2,097. we have this report. >> reporter: a third american infected with ebola returns from west africa. his plane landing at a u.s. air base in nebraska. dr rick sacre was working for an aid group when contracting the virus. >> he has an infection. we'll aggressively support the patient and hope for the best. >> he'll be treated in a secure isolation unit in nebraska.
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the other two americans survived, the west african strain of the virus had a 50% mortality rate. hospitals in the country are struggling to find staff to treat ebola patients. many local staff fled in fear. it's been difficult to educate the public on how to keep them safe from the virus. the u.n. secretary-general meanwhile repeated his call for 600 million to contain the outbreak. >> the goal is to stop ebola transmission in affected countries within 6-9 months, and prevent the international spreadof the virus. that can be done if it is stopped in the affected countries, and by the international community. in switzerland, around 200 experts met to discuss a roadmap for tackling the virus. the world health organisation has approved the immediate use
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of the blood of who survived the virus to treat patients. >> two candidates were identified. safety studies are under way in the united states of america, and soon to start in europe and africa. >> they have had promising results in animal tries, but the data on how effective it is on humans will not be available until november. >> only then will they decide if they can start mass destruction and contribute them. >> this is a huge challenge, we are organising to meet it. i'm convinced we can succeed. the clear message is there's no solution. containment and widespread treatment is months away.
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>> more than 25,000 nigerians have fled to maiduguri. fighters killed any man that ventured out, and they don't feel safe in maiduguri, after fighters warned that is the next target. >> south sudan conflict displaced half a million people. hundreds have fled south sudanese children trying to make the best of their education, after it was interrupted by a conflict back home. >> it's the only school, taking in close to 3,000 children between 5-12 years old. the classes are few. they land in shifts.
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morning to afternoon. >> the children that are more, 160 students in the one class. >> reporter: a majority of children remain out of school. some wait to be registered. they were separated from the parents, when fighting broke out on the day they were supposed to start school. at her home town in south sudan, she sa waiting for a chance to get into a classroom. >> translation: we were told to wait for construction of more class, then we'll be registered. i come here until that line. >> in another part of the camp, refugees have biometrics taken to ensure protection. this camp is full, taking no new arrivals, there are 50,000 refugees, most women and their children.
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ov over-100,000 refugees crossed. we are deceiving about 1,000 people on average. if you look at the moment, we have 190,000 refugees who have arrived here since the beginning of the crisis. that's a large number of refugees by any standard. . >> at the camp she lives with a foster mother. >> translation: i had to take her with me. if i had left her, and she died, it would be a caste to my children. >> reporter: they both wait, one for a husband who went to fight, and the other for a mother she has not seen or spoken to since may. mozambique's ex-rebel leader says he's contest elections after signing a peace deal. he fled after fleeing after
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reneging. alfonso dhlakama has had chances in the past but lost in elections. myanmar is an exporter of young bam boo shoots, a delicacy in maces like chip ape. high -- china. high demands, it is feared, may leave the forest bare for future generations. >> reporter: this woman is a farmer. these days she spend as much time in the forest as on the farm. people here and in my village make a living cutting down the bamboo shoots. >> she combs the undergrowth looking for plants. as soon as she spots one, she cuts and peels it. she's on her way. we follow her for half an hour.
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she has uncovered 4 kilos of bamboo shoots. she can sell them for $0.50. it is easy money. dotted across the hill is a ball due processing hut. sacks are brought in, sold by weight. the preparation is basic and such. the shoots are washed and skewered and sprung up and smoke dried. the man that set up the operation comes and picks up the dried bamboo and sells it on. a cottage industry sprung up because of a demand for bamboo shoots. there's growing unhappiness among other villages. >> translation: we told some of them that deforestation will make it difficult later. rich people can build houses from bricks. the poor will not be able to
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build bamboo shucks. >> environmentalists worry that the sale is unchecked. >> forest decc re dags could many a lot of biodiversity. >> locals are selling bamboo seeds to china. if this conditions, bamboo will be wiped out. >> people that work here know that. this place will stay for a few years, until there's not enough bamboo left. for them it's a choice of getting a better life or preserving a forest for future generations. now, one of the world's active volcanos is threatening homes on hawaii's big islands. lava on kiloweya is moving through cracks in the earth towards rural property. a state of emergency has been declared. an evacuation order is yet to be issued for people that live in
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the area. the volcano has been continuously erupting since 1983. a quick reminder - you can keep up to date with all the news. there's the address, ceasefire violated after less than a day. ukranian and pro-russian rebels blame each other for not upholding the truce. drastic measures. sierra leone orders people to stay inside, hoping to stop the spread of ebola. and in the line of fire, hundreds of people evacuated as crews battle a fast-moving wildfire at the edge of yos imine national park. and check this - an asteroid the
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size of a house barrels close to earth. good morning to you, thank you for joining us on al jazeera america. it's an honour to have you. i'm morgan radford coming to you live from new york city. we begin with breaking news out of ukraine. government officials say pro-russian separatists violated the ceasefire after the deal was agreed to. separatists say ukranian forces broke the truce. it all happened after ukranian officials and rebel leaders tried to broker a longer term agreement. russia today says it will retaliate if europe imposes sanctions. let's bring in paul brennan, tracking the situation live in eastern ukraine. there seemed to be calm in eastern ukraine, now it appears that the deal was undone from the start. what can you tell us? >> when there's artillery barr
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im, you can hear it. when you fire funs in or out of it, it creates an echo across the city. with the evidence of our eyes and ears, it sounded quiet. the east of you grain is a big area. what we heard is there has been sporadic violations of the ceasefire, and allegations from both sides. in kiev, we have heard from the spokesperson for the national security council. >> the militants have 28 times fired and shelled the positions of the anti-terrorist units. 10 of them after the ceasefire was proclaimed.
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sorry, we were listening for your sound byte. we understand that looking forward, does it shatter the hope of a longer term negotiation. that's why everyone was there at the table in the first place. >> i don't think so, not yet. it's been a long time getting to the table. there were ceasefires not observed before. this is a bill lateral agreement -- bilateral agreement, signed by both sides. there's a huge amount of investment to make this work. the other thing to consider is the people of donetsk, donbass region, fed up with the conflict that is going on. more than 6,200 died. up to a million have been displaced. there's an appetite for fees break out. don't underestimate the
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animosity with which both sides regard each other. >> given that animosity that you mentioned, separatists say they want to create their own country in the east, a nouveau russia, is petro porashenko open to that? >> i don't think so. the devil will be in the detail. petro-petro porashenko mentioned decentralization. the question mark is how far is he prepared to go, giving autonomy to the regions, it was surprising to area the representatives at the donetsk people's republic, self declared, admit that they wanted complete independence, because early in the process it almost seemed to close to door to constructive dialogue. i think president petro porashenko will play hard ball back.
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these will be very, they tough negotiations. there's no doubt about it. the alternative is a frozen war, and the people here have had enough. >> tough negotiations. we'll continue to keep our eye on it. paul brennan, joining us live from donetsk. president obama is back in the united states this morning, with the assurance that more countries will help in the fight against the islamic state group. he recruited nine allies to battle the organization, including the uk, france, is and turkey. millans have been forced to plea. many escaped to the northern kurdish areas. sue turton comes up at the bottom of the our. the pentagon said the leader of al-shabab was killed during a u.s. air strike. ahmed abdi godane and other senior members were killed in monday's strike. 67 people were killed last year
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at the westgate mall in kinnia. the somalia government -- kenya. the somalia government is offering rebels the next month and a half to accept an amnesty offer. a memorial for steven sotloff, killed by the islamic state, an american journal. >> more than 1,000 attended the service in pipe crest florida. the islamic state released a video showing the beheading. the 31-year-old was abducted a year ago in syria. it's a scorching 95 in cairo, and to make matters worse, there has been rolling power outages. outraged egyptians are demanding answers from the government, a city of 20 million grinding to a halt. leaving people stranded on subways and in elevators much many had water supplies struck, and the jacob shapro president abdul fatah al-sisi went on television to ask for patients
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for the ageing infrastructure. >> translation: we should be aware such a crisis can not be overcome over night. let me remind you of my contract with you. the president and the government will not be able to overcome the insurmountable problems without your support. >> finding a solution is a major issue. the ippibility to fix that protest fuelled actions against mohamed mursi. a plane with 100 military contractors landed it dubai. the flight in afghanistan was interrupted when forced to land unexpectedly in iran. the u.s. officials say the plane was rerouted after tehran questioned the flight plane of the it was a bureaucratic issue, since resolve. we are learning about a plane that crashed off the coast of jamaica. the pilot asked for permission
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to fly at a lower altitude before becoming unconscious. it stopped responding to air traffic controllers an hour after takeoff. it was headed from rochester and strayed off course before crashing. the state department is in touch with both count resist that the plane flew over. >> occupants did not respond to attempt to communicate. jets were used to monitor it. nor add is in contact with the saa and will provide information. we have been in touch with the two countries in whose flight space went through, the bahamas, and cuba. >> the pilot was a real estate tycoon, only he and his wife were on board. both are presumed to be dead. >> the world health organisation says ebola patients should be treated with blood transfusions from those that survived the virus. what the effective possess of the treatment is -- effectiveness of the treatment is up for debate, but it is the
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best option. 4,000 have been infected in west africa. the virus spreading cross sierra leone, given, nigeria. erica wood reports on the latest effort to treat an american doctor. >> wheeling out on to the tarmac, the third american aid work are to be infected since the outbreak started. a doctor, he had been working in liberia when found to have the virus. >> he has a serious infection. we'll aggressively support the patient and hope for the best. >> he'll be treated in an isolation unit in nebraska. while the other two infected americans survived, the west african strap has so far had a 50% fatality rates. hospital inside the infected countries are struggling to find enough staff to treat the ebola patients. local staff demred in fear,
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and -- fled in fear, and it's difficult to educate the public. the u.n. secretary-general repeated a call for $600 million to help contain the outbreak. >> the goal is to stop ebola transmissions and the affected countries within 6-9 months, and prevent the international sprad of the virus. -- spread of the virus. this can be done only if the urgent mobilization is in the affected countries and by the international community. in switzerland, around 200 experts discussed a roadmap for tackling the virus. the world health organisation has approved the immediate use of the blood of those that survived to treat new patients with transfusions. >> two promising vaccine candidates were identified. one is called chim pan zee, with virus ebola, and the other vsv
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ebola. safety studies are under way in the united states of america, and soon to start in europe and africa. they have had promising ruts in animal trials, but the first data an how effective and safe they are on human will not be availability until november. only then will they decide whether do start mass production and distribute them inside the affected countries. >> this is a serious challenge. we are organising to meet it, and i'm convinced we can succeed. >> the clear message from experts and leaders is there is no quick solution. containment and widespread treatment is still months away. all right, let's go back to the latest out of iraq. president obama and british prime minister have both met. al jazeera's sue turton is in the northern city of erbil.
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before we talk i want to listen to what president obama said about putting together an international collision to fight the -- coalition to fight the group. >> key nato allies are ready to cop front the threat through military, ipp forcement and other efforts. could the announcement backfire on the ground. could we expect more violence from them, knowing there are more international players involved? >> i would suggest that what president obama says will not make a lot of difference. is fighters have one mission in mind, to take over as much of iraq as they are capable of with their support fire power. it won't make much difference as to what words will come out. what president obama and the other coalition partners came up with in the n.a.t.o. summit is an interesting coalition of
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various different nations. 10 in all, joining together to come up with some way of assisting the iraqi forces to try to push back the is fighters. what i also think though is they are wishing that they could get more gulf state partners, and more of iraq's neighbours. we are only seeing turkey step up to say they want to be part of the coalition. when you take to the fighters fighting the battle, they don't want more than this from america and its partners, and don't want boots on the ground from america. so i think at the moment, it's music to the ears of the peshmerga, of the iraqi army and the shia militia, the lines coming out of the n.a.t.o. summit, as far as making a difference to the way the battle is fought, i don't think it will. >> given the hopes you just mentioned, the reality is that there has been skepticism from the kurdish peshmerga forces about the level of international support, that they hear they'll receive.
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how are they responding to obama's announcement? >> yes, i mean, again, they don't take it seriously, that they'll get a lot of wep jobs ons -- weapons and assistance. you talk to the fighters north of mosul with they do an intense job. they pushed into another town yesterday after we visited the one area, and killed 34 is fighters. a matter of hours before then, the talk of foreign weapons from eight nations - they are not seeing it on the ground. they are hearing that it is arriving in baghdad, but certainly the kurdish politicians are saying it's being stopped in baghdad for whatever reason. the suspicion is that baghdad doesn't want them to be fiercely weaponed up, if you like, bit the supplies coming in.
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baghdad is covering it in red tape, not allowing it to come further. they say they are running out of ammunition and are fighting with old weapons. the call is it's all very well saying the weapons are on the way, but you have to make sure they don't stop in baghdad, but reach the front line. >> sue turton reporting from erbil in northern iraq. thank you for being with us. >> heads up to earth - a huge asteroid will come uncomfortably close on sunday. looking at the projected path, it looks close. n.a.s.a. says the rock poses no serious threat. it should pass about 25,000 miles over new zealand, and fly by is expected to happen around 2:18 eastern time, but you shouldn't bother looking for it. it will not be visible north of the equator. lava is flowing from a
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hawaiian vol capo and threatens homes on the big island. residents are warned to plan for smoke exposure and respiratory conditions. the alert level rahs rich on -- was risen on thursday saying lava could reach homes. no evacuations have been ordered. >> time for a check of the forecast, and we turn to nicole mitchell. >> we have hurricane nor better. a clear eye peaking. an intensity of winds 120 miles per hourbert. a clear eye peaking. an intensity of winds 120 miles per hour. the intensity falling apart. the flow is counterclockwise. the interior side is where the moisture flows northward and it will continue to do that, bringing the moisture in, it's pating before it makes land --
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dissipating before it makes land fall. the moisture is significant. you can see it flowing into the four corners. unfortunately for places like yosemite and california, where there was a new fire striking up, this is in the ponderusa basin, not making to this far north ward. the region in the north is in a drought. the little bit of moisture will be helpful. decision 2016 will have to wait until 2015. hillary clinton setting the time line on if and when she'll decide to run for president. and looking to end cat calls. now there's an app for that. we'll show you how one woman is turning the lens on men giving her unwelcome attention. >> i'm at the venice film festival. we are about to find out who
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decision until the beginning of next year. >> i have a unique vantage point and set of experiences about what makes the united states operate well, and what doesn't. and what a president can and should be doing. clinton ran for president in 2008, and the latest poll shows she leads the pack of democratic candidates for 2016. new revelations about the woman running to be the governor of texas. wendy davis said she terminated two pregnancies due to complicated medical reasons in the '90s. her fill buster delayed the passage of abortion in texas. davis is trailing her republican opponent by double digits. several new york women are taking a stand against cat calling, using the power of the
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smartphone and camera to document aggressors. we are brought a story of women hollering back. >> reporter: for photographer caroline tomp kins, new york didn't always feel like home. >> when i moved from new york to ohio, i felt unsafe walking to school or work. i felt i was parts of a performance that i didn't ask to be in. >> from cat calls to wolf whistles and serious encounters, caroline says street harassment is something she battled. >> i've been grabbed, surrounded by men at night, walking home. in terms of what they are saying, where they are going to put their genitals on me, where they are - what kind of babies we would have together. there's never a break, it's relentless. three years ago caroline decided enough was enough and turned her lense on the men that kat called her.
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she wears a camera to capture what she experienced. >> i'll take her pictures. she posted photos of men that harassed her online. >> so far she's taken hundreds. >> i'm exerting my power and showing them that there can be consequences even if it's a photograph. >> caroline is hardly a lone. activists say cat calling is a global problem. holler back in new york city - they say verbal harassment is part of a dangerous behaviour. >> it starts with street harassment. if you are saying that it's okay for someone to comment on your body as you walk down the street, what is too say it's not okay for them to follow you and ask for your number. what is to say they won't follow
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you home or grab your arm if you don't respond in the way they want you to. >> in response she has created an app where people can report incidents. so far more than 7,000 stories have been shared. advocates say holding harassers accountable is part of the solution. they train bystanders in how to intervene. they report harassers to lawmakers and the district. >> everywhere allowed it to continue. it's everyone's responsibility to end. >> ending harassment making streets over the world more comfortable to walk. according to holah back, more than 70% of women will experience street harassment. >> going tore gold - a look at files going for the coveted award at a prestigious film
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festival. speaking of gold - two deers in a rush at rush hour. how they snared traffic on an iconic bridge. don't go @j
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all right there was a traffic slow down on the golden gate bridge thanks to these two. a pair of deer taking the afternoon stroll at 5:30, in
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time for the rush hour commute. drivers patiently slowed down. by 6:0 they were gone. we guess they bucked the tolls. >> politics, pigeons and more, some of the topics of the films up for the top prize at the venice film festival. today the last day and 20 movies competing for the golden lion. we look at the top contenders. >> reporter: the golden lyon is getting closer and closer. who will scoop it up? maybe "the look of silence itself, it's been a strong contender. it's a look at the indonesian mass killings in the 1960, the only festival dominated by war stories. in true style there's something for everybody. this movie, surreal, definitely, a contender very much so. the title begs face nags. a pigeon sat on a branch,
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reflecting on existence. trying to describe the plot is impossible. you may as well do a dance about a cake, as one critic pu it. "birdman" was the opener. michael keaton place an actor who used to play a superhero and struggling for other roles. it's tipped as a big protection oscar winner. italian cinema is well represented, not surprising we are in venice. four entries in competition for home-grown efforts. adventurous. this esteemed italian director fears it is not adventurous enough. >> it's under political chrome. i know for sure my movie is not in competition because of
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politic political motives. >> i wouldn't think that that is true. i don't see a fear in what they programme. venice - it's far less easy to categorise the kind of films that venice programs. i would not say it's a festival that programs safe phelps. >> so the focus shifts from festival to awards. dozens of films have been screened over the last 10 days. all anyone is talking about is which film will take the golden lion. out of all the festivals, venice is one of, if not the one to call. no one knows what the late jury is thinking. there's not long to go now until we find out. >> well, stay tuned. coming up at 8:00, detonating car bombs. how the islamic state is trying to create instability where they
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don't have a stronghold. shifting their mission. how one librarian is managing to stay relevant in the digital age of elooks. thank you for watching. i'm morgan radford and back with you in a minute, when al jazeera continues.
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no peace, a ceasefire in ukraine broken in less than 24 hours. the blame game over who fired the first shot. >> roll down the back window. >> look, man, i'm telling you i know what you are doing. there are friends, neighbours and people at the local church. al jazeera takes a look at coyotes among us. smugglers engaged in cat and mouse on the southern border.
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plus, the space rock the size of a house, about to buzz the blue planet. about to encounter the blue planet. she's not just a pretty face. she cracks a mean punch. why sports wear jokinger signed giselle. >> we are hopeful, but based on past experience skeptical. that,in fact, the separatists will follow through and the russian will stop violating ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. >> president obama's premonition appears to be valid as both sides say the deal was broken. this is al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford. thank you for joinings us. >> there's peace in ukraine, but
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for how long long. let's go to paul brennan. what are you hearing right now? >> we are hearing nothing, m.e.r.s.fully. if we were hearing something, it would come from that direction, and would be artillery fire from the directionful donetsk international airport. since that ceasefire came in effect at 6:00 pm local time on friday, then i can say that we have heard nothing. that's good news. that said, eastern ukraine is a big area. the armies out here are not professionals. there has been some indiscipline, and we'll hear about the violations alleged. that said, we shouldn't underestimate the appetite for peace that there is, and the pressure on the senior politicians to come to an agreement in minsk. >> the contact group convened in minsk under a burden of
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expectation. ahead of the talks there were confident predictions that a deal would be possible. at the n.a.t.o. summit the ukranian president described his interpretation of the plan. >> in this protocol there is 12 prac at steps for -- practical steps to establish peace and stability in part of the donetsk and luhansk region in ukraine. with the respect of sovereignty, territorial integrity of independent ukraine. as we said, this is the key issue now - the basis for the finding a peaceful solution of the crisis on the east of ukraine. even after the signing, pro-russian leaders warn that their separatist ambitions are undimmed. >> this does not mean that the
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aim to break ukraine is over. the ceasefire is a necessary step in order to stop bloodshed among the united people. >> there has been significant bloodshed over the past five months. more than 2,600 have been killed according to u.n. estimates, a million estimated to have fled their homes in the face of artillery and rocket attacks. on the front lines outside the southern city of mariupol, news of the ceasefire coincided with the firing of a barrage of rockets aimed at ukranian military positions. soldiers are skeptical that the truce can hold. >> translation: in the end there's always peace, but on which conditions. if they take the forces from our territory, if the separatists put down weapons, then i don't have a problem. >> the reality is that although soldiers may be skeptical, the people here will be the driving
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force, i think, behind a peace process. they are ut lerly exhausted by the last five months of conflict. the reality is negotiations have to happen. the alternative is unthinkable, a frozen war, a conflict neither side can win. >> a moment ago you mentioned an appetite for peace. are we in danger of seeing more violence now that the truce is faltering, especially when you said the alternative is unthinkable? >> yes, it's possible. and, you know, i've been reporting from the region for over six months. every time you try to predict it, something unexpected happens. what the difference between this and previous ceasefires is, a bilateral ceasefire is there's a commitment from both sides.
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the current situation cannot continue. people here, the civilian population have had enough. that's the bottom line. the other thing is although there are breakages and violations, and they are happening, i don't think it will cause the whole thing to be ripped up. that said, we heard today in the last couple of hours, from a spokesperson from the ukranian defense counsel, detailing some of the violations taking place. >> the militants have 28 times fired and shelled the positions of the units. 10 of them after the ceasefire was proclaimed. >> those are violations, yes. you could excuse it in the short term. it's a phlegming lipping cease -- fledge lipping ceasefire, these are not professional armies. the allegation, of course, is there are russian regular
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soldiers. there's a lot of irregular soldiers on both sides. it's how it goes forward from here, and whether the negotiations at the political level can provide and produce substantive resolution. >> paul brennan joining us live from donetsk. a pleasure to have you with us. coming up, how the ceasefire was reached. and we'll talk about what happens now it appears to have been violated. we talk to the executive director of the american institute in ukraine. >> you can't contain an organization running rough shod through that much territory, causing that much havoc. displacing many, killing incidents, enslaving that many women, the goal has to be to dismantle them. >> the goal to dismantle the
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islamic state group is taking shape. u.k., canada, turkey and others are on board. meanwhile, is seized large parts of the iraq, forcing millions to flee for their lives, as gerald henderson reports, finding a safe haven in the country is more challenging. >> reporter: it's a bloody return to a time-worn tactic. in areas controlled islamic state fighters carried out battles. in area they don't, the islamic state group detonates massive car bombs, often with deadly effect. >> this photo purports to show a would-be suicide bomber described as a bombon, captured by the -- woman, captured by troops. >> translation: the car came, parked here, the driver climbed into another car, a black toyota
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and they left. >> a black opal detonates, leaving a landscape of rubble and several injured, including 1-year-old daniel. a bomb -. >> the glass. >> the shop might have been targeted because it sold liquor, and might have been targeted because it was owned by kurdish yazidi, serving a crowd of customers on a busy night. >> on one day here in kirkuk. three nearly simultaneous bombs killed 33 people, wounding 127, including peshmerga troops inside the building, devastating the neighbourhood. our family came from the province, islamic state came to our village, they attacked and took everything.
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we came for security, where is it. we haven't found it. we fled because of explosions. we came here and there are more explosions. >> the owner of this shop says he don't open again. with insurgents in control, unleashing deadly attacks, that is likely to take time. >> let's turn to al jazeera's sue turton in erbil, where kurdish force are are expressing mixed experience about a coalition. >> the formulation by the coalition to come up with help is good news for the kurdish fighters. they want arab countries to get involved and arab gulf-state
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countries, believing that would help the way the battle is fought. they want the country supplying weapons to check where they are going. the suspicion is they are held by red tape, and baghdad don't want to spd the weaponry. and are calling on the n.a.t.o. countries to get involved and check how far up the line the weapons are going. >> in florida, family and friends held a memorial for the second american journalist murdered by is fighters. a ceremony was held for steven sotloff. the islamic state group released a video showing steven sotloff's beheading. he was abducted a year ago in syria. the pentagon said the leader of al-shabab was killed during a u.s. air strike in somalia. ahmed abdi godane and others
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were killed in the fight. al-shabab launch attacks regularly, killing 67 at the westgate maul in kenya. the somalia government is offering the rebels a month and a half to accept an amnesty offer. power outages in egypt has the president under fire answering on tv to rolling blackouts. thousands were stranded on subways and evaders. the president abdul fatah al-sisi went on television this morning, asking for patience and blames the ageing infrastructure. >> we should be aware that such a crisis cannot be remedied overnight. let me remind you of my covenant with you. i said we as egyptians are facing insurmountable obstacles
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and no one can overcome them out with our support. >> finding a solution is a major issue for abdul fatah al-sisi. the inability to fix the problem is what fuelled protests against mohamed mursi, who was ousted. >> the state department insists it cleared the air with iran, as a charter plane lands in koodub it had about 100 military contractors. it was forced to land unexpectedly in iran. u.s. officials say the plane was re-routed after tehran questioned the flight plan. it's called a bureaucratic issue, one that has been resolved. >> we are learning about a plane crashing off the coast of jamaica on friday. the pilot asked for permission to fly at a lower altitude before becoming unconscious. the plane stopped responding to air traffic controllers an hour after takeoff, and was headed from rochester new york to
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florida, and strayed off course before carping. the state -- crashing. the state department says it is in touch. the occupants did not respond attempt to communicate. jets were not used to monitor it. nor add is in contact with the f.a.a. they'll provide information on that. we have been in touch with the two countries in whose flight space it went through, the bahamas, and cuba. >> the pilot was a real estate tycoon, and his wife and he were the only ones on board. both pr assumed dead. there has been a development after officials said they cannot locate email changes with former director. an agency is being vetted for ipp appropriately security -- vetted for inappropriaty security missing groups. n.a.s.a. says there'll be a
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close encounter with an asteroid, zooming by as close as satellites. it will not hit earth. science and technology correspondent jacob ward has more about the asteroid and its path. >> there's half a million asteroids in the solar system. most don't typically come into our orbit. this one, rc 2014, a 16 foot rock will go right by us. i'm not kidding. it will be about 25,000 miles up. fortunately that will not make an impact with the atmosphere, and not interrupt satellites. the most distant satellites are 22,000 miles out. there's a good 3,000 mile buffer there. there's a system that n.a.s.a. runned to detect these things, and the initiative is like a club for observatories much one near tuscon picked this up on august 31st, and another in
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hawaii independently oftened it. that's -- observed it the next night. that's how we know how big it is, from the light reflected off it, and why it will not come near us. there is danger in space. there's so many of these things going by. we try to keep a close watch on the sky. there's concern that ground-based telescopes is not enough. there's a privately funded effort trying to put the telescope up in space that would orbit the earth, looking for incoming asteroids. objects that could have a catastrophic effect on the planet. this particular one, if it were to hit the planet. it would not do anything. it would break apart at 60,000 feet up. some of the larger fragments might come down and hit hard. they would hit the o, not tilt the axis of the earth or other things that we worry about. it's the big ones, a couple of
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times bigger than this that you want to worry about. once it gets to the 460 foot diameter, that's where you get into a lace where you look at a -- place where you look at a mild creator creating environmental changes. at that point, you know, it makes sense that you would want to throw a few hundred million at some of this stuff. this will pass by us. if i were reporting on one that would hit, i would have a different look on my face, and d see me a lot more often. in this case it's a close call, one of many and it will give scientists an opportunity to study scientists. >> the asteroid should pat 25,000 miles -- pass 25,000 miles over new zealand. you shouldn't bother looking for it because it will not be visible north of the equator. stay tuned. there was peace for 24 hours. what happens now that the
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ceasefire in ukraine appears to have been broken. we talk to an expert coming up next. >> this will never go away. there'll always be people that raise doubts. that gets to racism at the heart of this case. >> imagine being convicted of a crime that you did not commit. there's closure 25 years after a case that caught the attention of the nation. wild weather that left parts of a major american city powerless overnight. stay tuned.
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ukraine. what is your reaction to russia saying it will react to e.u. sanctions? >> are you referring to the recent... >> exactly. >> yesterday where the europeans said they'd impose sanctions if there's a violation. >> exactly, and russia says they'll react. >> they have done that already, in the case of past impositions and sanctions. they have been ratcheting it up. they'll do the same again. they can close russian air space to european air carriers, which poses a huge problem for lieu hancea and others. they an ratchet up and the blow back would be considerable. they indicated with the ban on european food imports that they
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are willing to pay that price. >> europeans and americans, when they overthrew the government, they got - in february, they started the process of why are we the fall guy. >> given the rationale, there's an interesting op ed in the "new york times" this morning, saying you can't expect a quick fix coming from russia because of vladimir putin's irrationality. let's pull up the quote from the article. saying that president vladimir putin showed himself to be reckless and unpredictable provocateur in creating the worst conflict. does vladimir putin have the cards. are people fooling themselves, thinking he'll come fairly and squarely to the table. >> when it comes to the swags on the ground in ukraine, there's a lot more cards. this editorial, or op ed, is to say that he's been reckless, i don't think it's the case. >> why not. >> what they are basically
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saying is that they resent him because he hasn't submitted. he's not doing what he's told to do. he's saying - what he's motivated is back to the beginning of the presidency in 2000. his line has been we russians will not be canon fodder for the new world order. he is resisting. >> trying to create a nouveau russia. >> he sees the writing on the wall, ukranianizing the country. >> what leverage does ukraine have, and petro porashenko specifically at this point. his militia was beaten back. separatists got hold of the cities, and the u.n. said 6,200 people died. what pressure is petro porashenko upped, does he have -- under, does he have leverage. >> the whole point, what he has
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done to now in beating them back is opening them up to crimea, what this does is telling petro porashenko you are not going to win this thing. he's saying "i am not going to let you win it. you can do what you want, you are not going to win. >> petro porashenko - does he agree or know, coming to the meeting with a knife to his threat. >> his policy is we'll win this militarily, forcing people into refugee status, and we'll come after them. bomb residential areas and prevail militarily. there has been a reversal of fortune, and the russians now have the upper hand. petro porashenko doesn't have great options. the other problem it has is he'll face rebellion on the face of the radical nationals in the governing coalition, and the event that he gives up the east too easily. he has a real problem. a problem unfolding as we speak.
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>> the executive director of the american institute in ukraine. thank you for being with us this morning. severe weather overnight in detroit, michigan, where storms moved through the area, bringing heavy rain and winds. trees and power lines were knocked down. 350,000 people were without power. forecasters say the severe weather has been cancelled, but some storms are possible tonight. wicked weather through the windy city. that's a live look inside chicago, and another is headed east. meteorologist nicole mitchell has a look at what is in store. >> the system has been causing problems for days. clearing through chicago, you saw the backside of that after a messy afternoon and evening. a lot of high winds has been associated with the system, as it moves to the north-east, we see that. you can see the wind whipping the rain 100,000 people losing power in all of that.
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for today as it moves to the east coast, we'll watch the moisture move into the area, a little lesser now, but in the heat of the afternoon, it will refire, watch for the wind and heavy rain the threat. that's not the only risk. we talk about the tropical system impacting the south-west coming up. >> a federal judge approved a nearly $41 million settlement for the central park five. the men were wrongfully convicted as teenagers for the sexual assault of a central park jogger 25 years ago. that's a crime that gripped new york city and the nation for years. al jazeera's christen saloomey has more. >> reporter: for years they were known as the central park five, convicted as teenagers in 1989 for the brutal attack and rape of a jogger. raymond was 14 when sent to gaol for seven years. >> reporter: do you go there now? >> no, i don't.
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>> reporter: after serving his sentence, he and the other young men were exonerate in 2002. it has taken this long to reach a financial system. >> when you fight against the system, 25 years, getting up every morning, ready to do battle, ready to do interviews, talk to the kid, get the story across. tell them what happened. and then to say it's over, it's difficult. >> the case made headlines across the country, and the young men were vilified. convicted in the court of opinion before the trial started. >> they say they were coerced. even though there was no evidence ringing them to the crime seen. a serial rapist confessed to the crime. >> this will never go away.
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there'll be people who raise doubts. that gets to the racism at the heart of this case. >> new york and the park were a different place at the time of the central park joggers' case. crime was high, police were under pressure to do something about it, leaving young me of colour feeling under siege. >> it was animalistic. the central park five and others that looked like them were a wolf pack, wilding, as in wild animals. feral creatures that had to be put down. >> each will get a million dollars for every year they are in gaol. >> american citizens contributing to the immigration
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crisis. >> i feel sympathy for the people coming out, but not the smugglers. >> al jazeera looks at human smugglers and a struggle to keep them in check. could a video game hold the key to a vaccine-free ebola. and a monster of the deep - shrimp cocktail, anyone.
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. >> good morning to you, welcome back to al jazeera. i'm morgan radford, these are the top stories. >> ukraine and pro-russian rebels accusing each other of violating a ceasefire. russia says it will react. a core coalition created to battle the islamic state. president obama says in my opinion of america's allies are
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on board. >> a pilot apparently loses consciousness and crashes is small plane off the coast of jamaica. investigators say he asked permission twice to fly the aircraft at a lower elevation before he stopped responding to air traffic controls. >> along the u.s.-mexico border sheriffing struggle to find migrants. coyotes are paid, and if migrants can't keep up, they often die. >> grey land rover. >> reporter: a dispatch call on a remote stretch of highway, 70 miles north of the border. >> brooks county sheriff pulls over a suspected coyote.
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>> i know what you're doing. >> reporter: this suspected human smuggler will get away, claiming he took out the back seat not to pack the car with migrants, but to haul a washing machine, and footprints on the floorboard could be anyone's. >> get out of my county. unless we find illegals, and they put him as the driver, that's not the only thing. >> you have to let him go. >> yes. must be frustrating. >> a little bit. >> here, the county seat, it's knowledge that human smuggling is a thriving business. the sheriff acknowledges that coyotes hide under his nose. >> you have to let them know who will, you know. >> next to the sheriff's office is evidence of the problem's scope. most of the impounded vehicles belong to coyotes, abandoning them to escape deputies. the s.u.v. is so fresh, the
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personal belongings are inside. >> a bible, family photos. they are kids, they don't look like criminals, they look like your neighbour. >> reporter: these are neighbours that leave people to die. they not only drive them north, but leave them on foot in the desert. the sheriff's department picks up 2-3 bodies a week, the remains of migrants that couldn't keep up with the pace. >> not everyone can do it. we get a lot of immigrants in stress. if they twist their angle and fall down, when they are resting, if they don't wake up in time to go with the group, they leave them behind. >> herded like livestock, many wear adult diapers so they are not left behind.
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they bring tooth brushes and deoderant. >> i feel sympathy for the people coming out. and the smugglers, i have no sympathy for. if i get every single one. >> the sheriff estimates 5% of coyotes are arrested and prosecuted. most work unhindered. >> over the trampled gate is a crash house. let's go and look. the stemping is overwhelming. filthy mattresses. cans of rotten tuna. seeds brought in by rads. >> it's -- rats. >> reporter: it's dehumanizing conditions that people are living in. coyotes leave people without food, water and electricity. they are made to live like animals. >> they are paid $3800.
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now know this is in store for them. or how deadly the journey canada. tomorrow we take you to the edge of immigration crisis, be sure to join in for "five days along the border." former secretary of state hillary clinton said she has not made up her mind about running for president. she says she will not make a decision until the beginning much next year. >> i do have a unique vantage point and a set of experiences about what makes united states operate well, and what a president can and should be doing. the latest poll shows he leads the back for 2016. >> there are revelations about another democratic candidate.
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this time running for kevyn orr texas. wendy davis said she terminated two pregnancies during complicated matters. her filibuster delayed abortion policies in texas. she a trailing or opponent by double digits. the world health organisation says ebola patients should be treated with blood transfusions from survivors. the wha says it's the best option. almost 4,000 people have been infected in west africa. the deadly virus has spread. the death toll has rich to 2,097. mean an american doctor infected is undergoing several experimental treatments in nebraska, including the blood transfusions.
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dr rick sacra is the third american aid worker to contract the virus, and was working in a maternity ward. his wife was glad he was brought back to the yates. >> rick is clearly sick. he was in good spirits and walked on to the plane. >> we are doing basic checks on him with getting the baseline laboratories, making sure the fluid status is call ab rated. >> sacra is in an isolation unit in nebraska. a team of 35 doctors and nurses are working around the clock to treat him. there were several potential vaccines that could be available by the end of this year. the world health organisation saying the vaccines are showing promising results. two have moved from animal testing to human trials. >> it's always a gap between the
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animals to the human. the results in monkeys vaccinated and invected with the ebola -- infected with the ebola strain was promising. 100% of animals that receive the vaccine were protected. the ones not vaccinated die from the infection. >> the world health organisation wants to stop the outbreak in in my opinion months. >> researchers are looking for help from a group you wouldn't expect. that is gamers. solving an ebola puzzle could leave to real-life solutions. >> you are inside a protein molecule, attached to the ebola virus spinning in microspace. >> we want to design a protein. this colourful yellow thing. >> it's called fold it. zoren calls it a 3d jigsaw
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puzzle. what is the other piece of puzzle that spits nicely in a spot. if it fits in that spot, all of a sudden the virus wouldn't be able to do stuff that could be done. >> it would be ipp hib itted. >> that's right. >> the idea is the solutions generate proteins, essential to developing vaccines. players all over the world participate and helped to develop anti-aids proteens. the point for the 700 gammers who tackled the ebola puzzles is to have a real-world impact. the journey from the on-screen folded solutions, in this case it's about five steps. all made possible by improved software, faster computers and cheap d.n.a. >> that's a strand of d.n.a. >> it's a lot of strands of dna. >> made to order, not found in nature. dr david baker runs the institute of washington, where
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the ebola folded effort gave scientists new leads. >> it's exciting. they have brand new proteens that work. >> the ebola puzzles have been online for six months, the outbreak adding urgency. there's no ebola virus anywhere in the lap, just computer simulations of it. >> there is progress. >> we can design stuff on the computer that never existed and in the lab work with if in real life. >> you do that with ebola protook place. >> yes. >> gamers become keyboard biochemists as they play. this game is not as simple as "angry birds", and is more complex than "war craft." head over to if you want to give it a try.
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since the death of a 19-year-old a school house group has been under investigation. hazing was said to be the cause, saying he ran out of the water trying to complete an 18km hike. he was found blistered and barefoot in a ditch. >> this week al jazeera looks at "edge of 18", documenting high school seniors. it is the work of oscar winner alex gibney, and he spoke to antonio mora on "consider this". >> people ask you what is the one thing, but the exciting thing is it doesn't say one think. there's unexpected storesius. brandon, the fire brand young preacher. you don't expect to see it. i'm not familiar with it. >> i wasn't either. >> there wasn't a lot of
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preachers in my senior class in high school. and you see maurice, reckoning with his neighbourhood in the south side of chicago. a tough neighbourhood, and you could see the pull. "don't go to college, we can get a job as a jan iter, get cash, have fun." the anxiety of him wanting to be with the group, but knowing there's a better life out there if he's ambushes. it was stunning. >> vash di is a great champ. the undocumented girl. >> you can watch antonio mora's full conversation with alex gibney on "talk to al jazeera." catch the premiere of "edge of 18", tomorrow at 9:00pm. you are looking at the port of miami, where there's sunrise over south florida. now it's not the sunshine state. it's bracing for a hurricane, it's the west coast. nicole mitchell is tracking the
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story. >> travelling at the baha peninsula, not hitting the states. it will die out before then, it's heading into cold water. there's a major hurricane, category 3. winds of 120 miles per hour much it's paralleling the coastline, you see what it has been doing, high surf, rip current and heavy areas of rain up to half a foot in a couple of days. it's been intensifying and is starting to fall apart a little more. eventually is dies up. on the side of this, the eastern side where the fellow comes in, it's moving poisture. adding to the flow. as it gets forth, more into tomorrow. watch for some of the moisture in arizona. it needed moisture but could
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cause flash flooding. >> speaking. coast. blue wales are making the comeba comeback. a study stingating there's 2,000 blue wales, and the international ban on whale hunting helped that copulation we bound. blue wales are the largest animals in the world. a new supermodel - is a fashion model the right choice to appeal to female athletes. and a look at the library in the digital aim. we have heard of the six pack. interviewing the 99 pack. we'll need a bigger refrigerator. don't go anywhere.
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american teens on, the edge of eighteen only on aljazeera america vé
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an argentinian police é officer caught on camera faking that he was run over in order to arrest a protestor. now, this video of the july incident was made public in argentina this week. as you can see - there he goes, throws himself on to the wind shield and falls to the ground. police drag the driver out of the car to make the arrest, and that incident is under investigation. a company has become the second sports brand, overtaking added as. underarmour inked a deal with supermodel giselle, hoping to capitalize more on the billion dollar market. it was announced in a cougar
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sort of way. wow, wow, wow - she packs a mean punch. it's the latest in a string of deals with prominent super stars, such as missy copeland and lindsay von. laura joins us now. we are seeing missy copeland, now giselle - why the push to capture the female market? >> well, the female market is exploding. women from - brands from lemon, athletica are taking over as women choose workout clothes not just for working out, but all the time. >> unlike other spokes people, giselle is not an athlete. what is under armour trying to do. >> exactly. she's the one choice that doesn't fit.
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missy is a ballerina, and under armour's strength is the athletics, starting on the football field. a fabric developed for athletes. guess giselle is a bizarre choice. they want to go after the casual mark. but it takes them away interest their voction. giselle is a supermodel, a victoria secrets model. no one knew she worked out. has she sweat? that is is the question. others are working out and trying. it's a shock. initially, it will get attention, but long-term, when is the last time you saw giselle and workout clothes? usually you see her on the red carpet. >> it has been getting a lot of questions. was it the rite move? this is someone who is a model
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and lauded her body for being naturally thin and effortlessly thin. does it send the message. is she accessible or achievable as a spokesperson? >> i don't think so. they want to show it takes perseverance, practice, it takes hard sweat and tearing, blood, sweat and tars, sometimes. her imaging goes against that. that she was born beautiful. and, you know, shows up beautiful all the time. you really want to stay tight with the athleticism. and i think with a big push into female, expect to say tightly focus the. especially at the beginning. the missy copeland choice was fantastic. she enit somized going up against adversity. working hard, determination, and having a body type that was not necessarily seep as i -- seen as
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ideal for ballet, and she proved everyone wrong. she has a fantastic body, one that took a lot of hard work. >> given the notion of perseverance and the need to be proactive. what else or who else should underarmour be going after as they try to gain a stronger foothold in the female market? >> they want to do what the big companies do. look at who the top female athletes are out there at the time and give them money to scoop them up. that is nike's wrap for years. under armour is going after them. trying to go after the top, you know, number of ba players and such. they are best not to spread themselves too thin, not go after to many sports or people. they have a strong focus with football and with women
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athletes. long-term you may get into more lifestyle. they are an athletic brand. that's the strength, don't weaken that by appointing supermodels. >> branding ambassador. so long to summer. there's a cold front on the east coast. >> this moved across the country, it's been dropping temperatures 10, 20, 25 degrees. you can see the contrast in the morning temperatures. so here is where it is. it's been dramatically dropping things as it moves across the country, more into the '70s. starting to see a taste of falls. you can open the window. a lot of temperatures in the '90s. this is the same one. moisture into the north-east.
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on the southern tail of this. spotting moisture across the south through the day today. yoga classes, a private room to practice music. it's a bold mission in the u.k. to reinvent the library. justicia bald rein -- jessica baldwin reports, it forces many to challenge perceptions of the quiet space. drawing dragons, mythical beasts and other creatures may not inspire many children to read a book, but that's a hope. >> encourage them to go to the library after doing this task. >> books, yes, but the library is more. the award-winning design in a dreary square brought new life to the city. >> we have never been about building a library. this is about building a city. it's about place making, quality of life, people's pride in the city that they live in,
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somebodies of community -- sense of community, sense of place. >> it's clearly a hit. nearly 3 million visitors will have passed through the doors next month when the library marks the first year. traditional pursuits of reading are there. ping pong. strategically placed bianos. and music practice rooms bringing other visitors. >> i come here often to take up books, comics and music. >> yes, i like it. >> may the princesses... lunchtime poetry attracts crowds. books are at the heart of the building. the library is all about the new. new use of space, new technology, activities to attract new visitors. the library is looking for new
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ways to engage the community. singles nights, yoga class and a drop in health clinics, reinventing the library. several libraries in the united states are also trying to go with the times, and many switched from books to tablets. forrest gump would be proud of this florida catch. a fisherman snagging this enormous shrim, measuring 18 inches long. wildlife eofficials say -- officials say it's a mann tus shrimp, so powerful it can break though aquarium glasses. and a cobra is safely at the san diego zoo. the snake was on the loose for four days and thousands oaks and attacked a dog. the snake was taken to the zoo because the facility has
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anti-venom in its stock. the american folk song '99 bottles of beer on the wall", is coming to life in texas. austan texas is selling 99 beers in one box. they are 7 feet long, weighing 80 pounds. a founder said it started as a fun way to promote the beer. >> i considered it a joking one that took off, and we have to street it seriously. >> the company sold out 20 of the special cases on the first day, and the brewery plans a release, to release more soon. tomorrow morning on al jazeera america, dozens of celebrities have intimate photos posted online by hackers. we speak to a woman who had the same thing happen to her, how she recovered without high powered lawyers and pub lisists
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to work. that will do it for us. coming up ukraine and the peace protest. we leave you with a look at the gateway and a look to the west.
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