tv Weekend News Al Jazeera May 10, 2015 8:00pm-9:01pm EDT
jonathan martin reports twisters leaving behind a trail of destruction. that is a tornado. cisco texas, 140 miles west of dallas, ground zero for an outbreak. they were spun off from a system stretching up and down the midwest. dozens of tornados from lone star state. gulf ball size hail rained down on windshields across the region. light thing struck a gas well, sparking flames that could be seen from miles away. >> telephone polls, trees, ripped out of the ground. definitely powerful and destructive. sunday brought more damage it light. the national guard was called on sunday in denton county texas.
several were pulled from their homes after becoming stranded in floodwaters. >> i lived in texas for 10 years, and haven't seen anything like this for a long time. >> to the north - flash flooding in oklahoma. 24 inches is expected in south dakota by the time the storm moves ou. hundreds of flight were cancel. >> the incident is still going and has the ability to get worse. our main focus is to get people out. kevin corriveau has been a very busy man all weekend long tracking the storms and joins us with the latest. >> it's been a busy week. the storp system has been persistent, not moving too much over the last couple of days. we'll see movement with the storm as we go towards tomorrow. look at what we have in terms of
our forecast for the day. the rest of the day. where you see the red down the line, that's a severe storm - that's where they are expected to be. it's texas that i am concerned about over the next several hours. as i said all week we have seen 115 tornados all the way through yesterday, being a big day, we saw 46 and back towards wend 48 there. ed to so far, we have gone up and expect it to go up. i'll take you to texas. i want you to look in the northern part of texas. the thunder storms are beginning to develop, and just at the south-west of dallas those are the ones i'm concerned about. they have not decreased in intensity, and we are seeing more tornado than we think. we have seen a few in that area but the same complex is not really intensifying getting weaker as we go over the next
couple of hours. to the north, let's look at the thunder storms going to illinois. we see no tornado, but we see wind and hail damage. earlier today in parts of south dakota it was tornados that cause damage. if you look over there to the west. well not far away they are dealing with snow across that area. and when we come back i'll tell you about the storm in north carolina. it was a tropical storm, it's now a tropical depression but the danger is not over yet. >> can you remember a mixed bag like this? >> not in this many address. it is so diverse. we are in spring, that's when we get the different weather coming into play. kevin corriveau, thank you the small town of hattiesburg mississippi has been rogged by the death of two
police officers killed during a travelling stop. four suspects, local residents, are in custody. two of the men, marvin banks and johnie calais way are facing charges of capital murder. >> two members of our community have fallen. we need to grieve with them and pray with and four them. what we need to do to you is celebrate the lives of two individuals. >> reporter: the two police officers killed were identified as benjamin deen and 25-year-old liquori tate. benjamin deen was a past officer of the year, and liquori tate qualifying last year a brief ceasefire in yemen could begin on tuesday to allow humanitarian aid to get in. today the fighting continued. the strikes came during dawn prayers, and that civilians were hurt. afterwards the country's former
president urged allies to keep on fighting. the humanitarian crisis is getting worse, the u.n. saying it can't deliver more help until the ceasefire begins, hashem ahelbarra has more. >> reporter: it's the first time the saudi-led coalition targeted yemen's former president. >> you should continue carrying your arms, ready to sacrifice your life and defense against the attack. if you are brave enough, face us on the battlefield, come and we'll be at your reception. shelling by rockets and jet fires cannot enable you to achieve your goals. >> reporter: this is the moment at the international airport in sanaa, when it was struck by coalition jets.
houthi fighters controlling the capital say the attack was to prevent aircraft carrying aid. the saudi-led coalition intensified its military campaign targetting provinces in northern eden and other areas. saudi army commanders say this is a depot they were planning to use to vel villages. saudi arabia offered a 5-day humanitarian truce starting tuesday. the houthis remain skeptical. they say any step to alleviate the suffering of the yemenis will be welcome. they are also urging aid agencies to send immediate relief to the people. >> the saudis start the attack. they are the one that start the fighting if they stop the fighting, it
will lead to a humanitarian crisis in yemen - it will help humanitarian aid to come into yemen. the saudi will stop. let me make sure that the saudi - i do not think they will stick to the five day ceasefire. the u.n. has announced it will start to deliver aid when all parties commit to a ceasefire. >> we need to be given proper structure to the agreement to allow the u.n. to respond on the ground. we are ready to do that, but conditions need to be met, we hope that it is met in the next couple of days, every day, civilians lives are lost. >> fighting shows no sign of abating. this is a village attacked in the central province of ibb. local people say there are no fighters in the area. the continuing war undermines the chances for a political settlement in
the country ravaged by years of instability. the houthi rebels say they are open to political talks if they take into account a growing political influence across yemen. yemen is expected to top the agenda when gulf leaders visit the u.s. we'll have more in the week ahead segment tonight the leaders of russia and germany meeting to discuss the ongoing crisis in ukraine. relations between the two countries soured over the fighting. moscow's annexation drawing criticism. russia's president vladimir putin says sanctions damned trade with germany. >> reporter: it is not a secret that relations between russia and germany are going through a bad period because of the difference in events in ukraine. our bilateral trade in 2014 for
the first time in five years fell by 6.5%. >> translation: because of criminal annexation of crimea violating international law and military conflict in ukraine our cooperation suffered a set back angela merkel pushing for peace talks and calls for vladimir putin to rein in his pro-russian rebels. the german chancellor angela merkel undergrowing pressure at home. her party wants to give up on greece for the sake of saving the nation's currency. european finance minister tomorrow will resume talks on how to deal with europe's debt-ridden country. pensions is an issue. >> reporter: leisure is perhaps the only luxury left for pensioners these days. their money is spoken for. >> translation: i'm paying off a home improvement loan. my children do not have work. i spend the rest helping them and grandchildren, and paying utilities and property tax. >> reporter: pensions make up 17% of the economy and is a safety net for society.
at $18 billion this year, it's the government's biggest expense, despite being cut to half, to an average of $900 a month. there's simply not enough contributions coming into funds because a quarter of greek workers were unemployed, and the funds were crippled when they forced to accept a $28 billion loss on government bonds they invested in. a high court decision could raise the bill to half a billion to $5 billion a year, because some of the cuts will be ruled unconstitutional. it's likely to widen the gap. the gap between syriza and those cid tors -- creditors that want more cuts. >> translation: at the moment there's conflicting views in the talks. i won't pretend it's better than it is. they haven't backed down. they insist on cutting pensions. neither have we, we said we will not make cuts. there's a confrontation between us. >> the government emphasis on welfare is still highly popular. it's not affordable as the population ages.
syriza has a plan. syriza wants to set up a cash flow into the pension system by clawing back some money, it would make pensions viable for decades, removing them as an expense. by clawing back some money, reoffering them as a budget expense. in theory that should remove them from the negotiating table. similar long-term planning for education and making the economy more productive, and for information is making then absent. money to syria wants is diverted to pay off debt it is now higher than ever and greece desperately needs the last $8 billion of the bailout money to pay its bills. tuesday it has to pay the international monetary fund about $850 million. it owes creditors $9 billion - those bills due this summer. a professor of international finance and business from george
washington university says the latest crisis in greece is predictable and damaging. >> it's more of what we have seen. we know this is coming. the new prime minister promised several bullets which he cannot deliver on. the most immediate creditor to worry about is the i.m.f. which is probably the most unforgiving institution in this scenario for the greeks. they owe 750 million euros to the imf on tuesday. that is may 12th and 1.5 billion next month, and 3 billion to the european central bank. a renegotiation of the deal, which is around 7.2 billion, which they will get if they agree to the terms, is extremely important for the greeks. the professor says if greece is forced to leave the eurozone their chi could be devastated -- economy could be devastated for two decades to come a string of bombings
wounding three, five dying. another killed three at an outdoor markets. the attacks taking place despite stepped up security aimed at protecting thousands of shi'ite pilgrims as they marked to a shrine to mark the deaths of an imam next members of the european union met to discuss the migrant crisis. and met the premature babies struggling to survive. >> and from an early tropical storm to late snow. we watch the extreme weather around the country.
before they are loaded with people. the e.u. is looking at a quota, capping it at 20,000 a year. some say it would be unfair. europe has been dealing with a migrant situation in 2013. it began operation marra nostrum, a search and rescue mission with a $12 billion budget. 3400 died, 1500 were rescued. praise triton began in november. the budget is small, 2.6 million a month. 15,000 migrants have been rescued. 1500 other did not survive. most of the migrants set sail from libya. in the past 18 months, 5,000 crowning off the coast alop. the bodies going unclaimed. we visit the morgue in misrata, some of the images are graphic.
psh psh clz >> reporter: some call the crossing of the mediterranean the journey of death, still thousands and thousands are willing to take their chance. he says there was chaos, people shouted. the boat capsized, people fell into the water. he doesn't know what happened next, he was thinking of himself. he was rescued by the libyan coast guard. there were bodies at sea. this man has never seen anything like it. he is the driver of misrata's only refrigerated ambulance, he transported dead fighters and saw all sorts of wounds. >> translation: it's horrifying. there's a terrible smell. the bodies were in the water for 20 or 30 days, some were eaten by the fish, some bloated by the salt. others are found floating and fishermen bring them back the corpses are taken to the morgue in misrata's hospital. it's in poor condition.
look how they keep the fridge closed. it's not cold enough and bodies are rotting and the smell is overwhelming. bodies were found randomly on the beaches. nobody knows how long they were floating in the sea before they were washed ashore. some are so disfigured it seems they've been in the water for a while. there's the body of a child. by the looks of it, they were between three and four years old. >> they were found on the beach in january. they've been lying here decomposing. no one knows their names or were they came from,. somewhere, families are wondering what happened to them. >> it's painful to see dead bodies. no one asks for them. we don't have the means for dna samples. the fridge preserves the body, not freezing them. it is an eternal task, not in this case. they stay for months, six or seven. they suffer in death as well. it is really painful. >> reporter: they are given a number. only the location where they are found is registered.
it can take a long time to bury them, there's little money and in a country at war, dead migrants are not a priority. the unknown bodies will end up in this cemetery, tucked between the sand dunes. it was once used for members of gaddafi's security forces who died during the uprising of back in 2011. 37 migrants were buried here recently. those at the morgue will be buried here one day. the story of these bodies will go unnoticed by thousands of migrants waiting in libya to cross the mediterranean. any one of them runs the risk of ending a journey here in misrata's nameless cemetery. meanwhile, there's a question of what happens to the migrants that survive the trip across the mediterranean. in the next hour is the debut of
"compass", sheila macvicar travelling to italy to bring us the journey after the journey for a former migrant in kentucky, an unlikely milestone. he was one of sudan's lost boys, and came to the u.s. this 2003. there he met a retired teacher who took him under her wing. he is refusing his masters degree in social work and he says it's the american dream come true. >> my heart is moving up and council down, up and down because this day is a special day for me. it will spend a message to immigrants and americans if you work hard in america, you still get what you need. >> it's a remarkable experience to met somebody who has been abused and hurt and starved. this individual has great things ahead for him. like so many others, mark was orphaned in sudan in 1987.
he spent 15 years in refugee camps before making his way to the u.s. it's been two weeks since the 7.8 magnitude in nepal. the biggest thing is disease. there's thousands in nepal that survived the quake. we have this story from kathmandu. >> reporter: they are the youngest affected by the quake, premature babies born in the hours and days after. this woman was 30 weeks pregnant and was in hospital when it began to shake. >> first i was told not to move. the hospital kept shaking and an oxygen cylinder fell over. doctors came and told me to get out. i ran down the stairs. >> reporter: she had to get an emergency caesarian 12 hours later, because of a risk to her life and her babies. doctors say several women had miscarriages following the
disaster, and emphasise the need to keep a close eye on their pregnant patients. >> in these kind of situations it is expected. we know women go through a lot of stress when they are about to deliver. they may lose their homes, a bread winner. and that does cause stress, so it could be premature deliveries. >> some, however, didn't have the proper medical help available even before the earthquake struck. adding to the stress is living in tents like this. coping in hot weather sundays and rain on the others. at least they are close to hospitals like these in the capital. those in remote areas are more vulnerable. the united nations estimates there were 126,000 women in the quake effected areas that were pregnant. most in rural and remote districts. the focus now is getting medical
help to them. . >> ifs it is it is concentrating services available to them. so women can come and have the service. making the advice available indoors. the next step will be to provide the long-turn premature babies care they need. for them, the aftereffects of the earthquake may last a lifetime. as nepal recovers other parts of asia are dealing with a devastating super typhoon. the western part of the pacific sees a lot of active weather, in terms of trop ecks. any time of the year. we have a hurricane season. this was a super typhoon when it clipped the corner. you see the well-defined eye.
we saw winds gusting to 190 miles per hour. as the storm makes it to the north, it's falling apart. the typhoon will go down to a tropical storm. japan - you won't see too much. for the philippines, between 14 and 16 inches of rain, back at home, this is a tropical depression. it made land fall this morning, here along the northern coast of south carolina making its way onshore. the big problem with the storm is the amount of rain. flooding will be a problem, 4-6 inches of rain and it will eject to the north-east. but the other big story beside the weather is the snow. i'll take you to colorado. take a look at the snow that fell across this area. we are not just talking about
denver but places such as parts of wyoming, south dakota and in this area they saw a foot of snow. in some locations we saw between 15 and 17 inches of snow. we are going to see more snow in the region - it's not over net not often you have skiing on mather's day. >> no, that's true the ceasefire and iran is some of the issues that president obama will deal with middle east leaders in camp dazed full out from a nuclear power plant in new york - why there's a clean up operation under way in the nearby hudson river.
texas. two suspects are charged with murder in the shooting death of two officers in hattiesburg. one officer pulled them over for speeding and called for backup. at one point they were shot and killed. suspects due in court tomorrow. european countries are looking at ways to tackle the migrant crisis. one option voss military action sinking the boats before they were loaded by smugglers. another says quotas could be set, capping the influence of migrants to 20,000 a year. some calling them dishonorable. it is sunday night, time for a look at the week ahead. gulf arab leaders are set to arrive in the u.s. they'll met with the president at the white house and camp david. it is called g.c.c. gulf cooperation council. members countries will met and on their agenda the possible deal with iran and the nuclear
programme. instead of passing the iran nuclear nuclear agreement. our coverage begins with mike viqueira, senior washington correspondent. >> two major events one at capitol hill and the other at camp david. both a result of opposition over iran's deal. the measure passed the senate on thursday, and after threatening a veto president obama dropped his objections after the bill was locked down. it would take effect if a final deal is reached. and that deadline is coming up on june 30th. the interim agreement caused anxiety among allies in the gefl who worried that a u.s. brokered deal will strengthen in
iran also on the table at camp david, increased military cop rights among the -- cooperation among the united states and knuflal lis, and gulf -- gulfal lies, and gulf allies itself. it starts wednesday, and continues all day thursday at camp david. that is the way that washington sees event shaping up. gulf leaders have their own agenda. hashem ahelbarra is in doha and explains what is on their list. >> reporter: it will be a crucial leading between president obama. it comes amid a backdrop of developments this the region. kewellman introduced -- king salman introduced sweeping changes and launched air strikes against yemen, warning they will not tolerate threats to its community. g.c.c. leaders are concerned about the growing iranian
influence and are expected to ask for advanced weapons, missile defense to guard against the attack. syrians are high on the leader. gulf leaders determined to oust bashar al-assad regime. they'd like the minister to follow up with deeds, providing the opposition with advanced weapons. the bottom line is this - gulf leaders want to ramp up defense capabilities, curb the rising influence of rain and insure the security is not compromised already there's a catch. saudi arabia announced that king salman will not be at the summit. the foreign minister saying the king need to stay home to deal with the crisis in yemen. the humanitarian coordinator called the air streaks in yemen a violation of international law. the kingdom started the strikes more than a month ago, the sunnis are sunni muslims and have been at odds with the
ayatollah khameneis, both countries, large oil reserves - another reason saudi arabia doesn't want the sanctions against iran lifted. and the drop in oil prices - another major concerns. there are fears that iranian oil will saturate a market, some believe, if the sanctions are done away with our guests join us from washington. mr ambassador, i'll begin with you. iran the major topic on the table. how will the g.c.c. view a deal cut, and do they believe it is a fait accompli? >> no they are very doubtful as i understand it, that the deal with iran which the p5+1 powers have been negotiating for the last several months with a deadline ahead of june 30th they don't trust iran and are
cautioning that no one should trust iran. so their message will be strong in that record - don't be foolish. don't throw away things that mean a great deal to us and they point back to the - as they see it the loss of iraq the loss of syria, and the activities of hezbollah, and now the houthis in yemen as an example of a malicious policy. >> without a nuclear deal with iran iran will build its nuclear weapons, and that a bad deal, or a marginal deal is better than no deal at all. what is your take. >> well that makes sense for the administration, and here in the united states. frankly that message as not resonated in the middle east. we know that there's opposition in israel. there's strong opposition among the arab allies of the united states. they feel that this agreement
would liberate if you will by restoring - removing the sanctions, restoring the funds that have been seized from iran in the past and liberate iran to resume all kind of policies that few - that they view the arab gulf countries vow as antagonistic to their own interests in the region they feel that the u.s. is contributing to that unsettling situation by signing the agreement with iran. >> how will that agreement, how will suning that agreement add to the instability in the region? >> i think from the perspent of of the g.c.c. countries, they would like iran to cease and desist from causing trouble in the countries that ambassador murphy referred to. you have four arab capitals under the influence, if you will of iran particularly what
upsets the gulf countries is the fact that rain has intervened at home in the gulf, if you will. >> right next door to saudi arabia by supporting the houthis to take over the country. so they feel that giving this stamp of approval that the agreement represents to iran at this time would be the wrong signal telling iran to proceed and giving it the means, if you will, to expand their military activities undermining the region. >> mr ambassador i want to read to you something that was in the nation concerning the other concern in the region that being israel. this is what the nation had to say, saying.
the "the guardian" and arms association maintained that israel had between 80 and 100 war head. how does that play amongst israel's neighbours? >> they have seen it the nuclear power in israel's hands, as a trump card blocking any process on israeli palestinian negotiations avoiding pressure from world powers no one wants to see nuclear weapons used. they are concerned in the region les about israel than they are about iran there is that old american saying - what is good for the goose is good for the gander. do you think the arab states will whisper na in the president's ear when it comes to
israel and its nuclear arsenal. >> no doubt about it. i think despite the fact that they do view the danger from iran being higher if you will in terms of its own national security and israel he will get the message, i think, clear from them. they view that as a very consistent aspect of foreign policy. on the one hand the u.s. reaching nonproliferation to the arab side trying to convince them to support a deal with iran, and trying to tell them to keep an area free of mass destruction, and advising the arabs not to pursue that to compete with the iranians. yet at the same time looking the other way when it comes to israel with regard to the huge arsenal of nuclear weapons that it had amassed with the acquiescence like it or not of
the united states i want to get your take on this as well. responding to the president's desire for political reform the ambassador flatly stating to gulf leaders: what are the g.c.c.'s values if they are not democrat uk? >> the g.c.c. involves several members who are not characterised as democracies by any stretch of the imagination, they are a form of government. saudi arabia is the kingdom. several emirates or sheikh domes that are federated together. they are not necessarily western-like democracies. i think the statement was a bit rough in depicting the difference between their system and the american system of government. yet the ambassador, i think
went after the statement to explain that there is a lot of interest that joins the united states with its arab allies in the gulf. this is when he reflected the fact that his country, the u.a.e. fought six wars in alliance with the united states of america. so that pinpoints, if you will the common interest between these arab capitals and washington d.c., despite the differences in the make up of the governance the form of governance that exists in the countries and washington. >> mr ambassador - i.s.i.l. how has it strengthened or weakened the g cc. at one point there was talk of a unified army. is that a great concern in the region, should it be of great concern in the united states? >> the concern about i.s.i.l. yes. >> yes and a unified army to battle that i.s.i.l. threat.
>> well in my opinion there's time and distance away from getting a unified military force to deal with i.s.i.l. they - they will try to cop opt elements, say within syria, within iraq, who are opposed to i.s.i.l. and who are also opposed to the iranians if they could find those. they have a common concern. they'll be frank with the president about their worries. they have a common awareness that the united states has been a dependable ally at moments of crisis sup as the iraqi invasion of kuwait, some years back, and in the '90s and that the united states remains a power with great interests in
the region. they have a pretty good record of standing by. >> let me ask the question - why should the united states continue to put its lively hoot at risk to defend the members of the g.c.c. as they did in kuwait. >> well, it's an area of critical importance. the oil resources, reserves impacts on the global economy. despite the increased production in the united states the tapping of the gas and the shale oil. the middle east will retain and the gulf region in particular a tremendously powerful role in how the global economy is going to be working these coming years. years, decades, i would say. >> as we mentioned before saudi
arabia proposing a ceasefire in yemen, it could begin on tuesday. five days, a truce, to let humanitarian aid get in. mr dew shorn, do you believe the ceasefire will hold? >> frankly i'm not optimistic considering what i have been witnessing, like most of us in the media and in the public at large, in terms of their developments in yemen. and the unwillingness of the houthis and the followers of ali abdullah saleh the previous president of yemen to play the diplomatic side of this equation. i think that the ceasefire will go into effect at 11:00p.m. on tuesday. but, again, it was conditioned by the fact that the different parties in yemen would accept it, abide by it, stop the fighting not take advantage of the ceasefire, allow maximum
input from the humanitarian organization to let the humanitarian supplies reach the population in yemen, which was described as a disastrous situation, and agreed to come to the negotiating table afterwards, in riyadh together with all the parties in yemen. that is a lot of conditioning. that's a lot of issues that are not going to happen easily and are not going to happen fast. i would have hoped personally that that offer would have been made at least a couple of weeks back together with the military strikes that were used against the houthis, and ali abdullah saleh's followers in yemen, allowing that first phase to last so long i think, will make the next phase much more difficult. >> mr ambassador your take.
will the 5-day humanitarian ceasefire hold? >> i don't know what the domestic houthi tensions may be within the houthi population to be sure how far they can go in committing that population to a ceasefire. but, you know this whole affair i think, signals to us to americans, the impatience that the gulf countries feel today about the united states its influence by the issue of the red line in syria, which was violated by the change over of dominant sunni to shia in iraq. now they are saying we have been patient now. the united states has got to go along with us. and on yemen, the united states did go along, has gone along to
support the saudis logistically. i sense some hesitation some doubts about the wisdom of that operation. more in terms of opinion, about the wisdom of the attacks on yemen because it's going to be dread fully hard to pull off a victory in yemen on saudi terms. >> we have one minute left. i'll give you 30 seconds, your thought on the fact that the saudi king will not be here? >> i think it's unfortunate that he decided not to participate because the saudi arabia is leading this whole campaign and it's the most directly affected country and the closest and largest ally of the united states in the region. all this - what will take place next week at camp david has been discussed frankly, so his absence is not going to make a
big difference in terms of the conclusion of the talks. logistically and at least psychologically, his presence would have added prestige to the event and propelled it into an historical event that would impact the development of events in the future. >> mr ambassador the saudi arabia not being there, a big deal or a lot of ado about nothing. >> it's regrettable that he will not be there. the saudi position is clear and firm. it's a factor that the united states and others are going to have to deal with. >> chris murphy the former u.s. ambassador to saudi arabia and director of the arab center. thanks for being with us tonight let's look at other events we are following for you. monday, former c.i.a. officer will be sentenced in january. he was found guilty of six
counts of unauthorised disclosure of national defense information. wednesday a candle light vigil marking national police week. there'll be 73 new named added to law enforcement. and the second race in the triple crown will be held in baltimore. it comes as the city recovers from the unrest. pope francis sitting down with raul castro. up next surprising comments that the cuban president made after the meeting. and a fire at a nuclear power plant in new york causing problems for the nearby hudson river.
he promised to attend masses when he continues in september. if the pope talks as he does. sooner or later i will start praying and return to the catholic church, i'm not kidding, i'm a communist. the cuban communist party did not allow it, it is allowed now. it is a step forward. the archbishop of havana saying they hope the meeting will lead to more religious fried somes for all health concerns forceing jimmy carter to return home. he was in ghana, wasn't feeling well and flew back to atlanta. he's 90 years old. no specific condition was spoken about. new york's indian point power plant is partly off line. it sits next to the hudson river, 40 miles north of hudson
river. today the governor said putting out the fire created a problem, an oil spill in the hudson. thousands of gallons overflowed a mote surrounding the transformers. it has been cleaned up and is contained. >> the al jazeera documentary "hard earned" follows five families around the country to see how tough it is to get by. they earn $8 to $17. part two debuts. it's a closer look at how tough it can be to find a job out of college. >> reporter: hilton and his girlfriend pay $300 a month to
the second episode of the new series called "hard earned" premieres tonight talk about a mother's day greeting they will never forget. >> hi yes. >> this is president obama. how are you. >> uh-huh. >> yes, it is. >> no way. >> way it was 50-year-old patricia church one of three women in florida that got a call from the white house. she wrote a letter saying she was touched by the way the president talked about his own mother during his state of union address. >> so he rang her up at her job
praised her for raising four children and understood her story. happy moth er's day, and my mum the original barbara walters and paula. back with another hour of news 11:00p.m. eastern stay tuned "made in bangladesh" is next. we want to leave you with these special messages from troops overseas. >> shout out to my mum at mother's day. >> mum i love you, happy mother's day. >> mum, i love you. hope you have a wonderful day, sorry i can't be there. >> to my wife. happy mother's day. >> hi, i love you, miss you, i hope everyone spoils you on
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