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one at a time. our american story is written everyday. it's not always pretty, but it's real... and we show you like no-one else can. this is our american story. this is america tonight. >> inspired by i.s.i.l? >> based on the information and the facts as we know them, we are now investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism. >> new clues in the investigation into the san bernardino mas massacre. officials try to determine how the people could have become
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terrorized. cracks from within. >> we decided to postpone this decision. >> deep division among its members who are struggling with declining oil prices. and promised land at risk. rastafariams finding land slowly slinking. slowly slowly shrinking. >> good evening i'm antonio mora this is al jazeera america. we begin once again in san bernardino, california. where officials are calling it an act of terrorism. the bureau nowess it appears ths
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the killer, syed farook and tashfeen malik pledged allegiance to i.s.i.l. >> so far we have no indication that these killers are part of an organized larger group or form part of a cell. there's no indication that they are part of a network. >> comey added the investigation was only in its second day. al jazeera's alan schauffler is in san bernardino tonight. alan how are the officials reacting to the fbi's announcement? >> antonio, the situation came into much closer focus. the notion that this was some extreme workplace violence is now off the table. and after today it's also very clear who's running the show in this investigation and what
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they're looking for. 48 hours after the mass murder in san bernardino, the fbi formally takes over the case. leaving no doubt about what direction the investigation is headed. >> as of today, based on the information and the facts as we know them, we are now investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism. >> reporter: the agent's assistant director for los angeles says that decision was made with good reason. but offered few details beyond what's already known. the thousands of rounds of ammunition found in the suspects' rental property. the dozen or so home made bombs and extensive bomb making materials discovered in their garage. two damaged cell phones have been found in a nearby trash can and are being examined to determine if digital material can be retrieved. investigators say that can be key evidence in nailing down a motive and could show why syed
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farook or tashfeen malik had any help in planning the attack. calling the killings an atrocity saying his community mourns with the victims am' families. >> we are americans, we are with the nation together, it is not us versus you, it is we, this is my home town, i was born here in san bernardino, this is my city. i have been here my whole life so i take this personally. >> attorneys for the suspect syed farook held a press conference several hours after the latest press conference. >> none of the family had any idea this was going to take place, they were totally shocked. there was never any evidence that either of the two were aggressive, had extremist views, they were totally shocked this could take place. >> the associated press is reporting that a facebook posting ostensibly from tashfeen
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malik praising the leader of i.s.i.l, was brought to officials by a facebook representative. it was posted wednesday morning about the time the killing started. assistant director bowdich says the agency is looking into that, that two of the supporters launched the attack. >> i'm not surprised they would claim, maybe they did maybe they didn't. it play be important for themselves to attach to an act like this. >> no credible evidence of any terrorist attacks locally or across the u.s. and mr. bowdich also added what they are considering right now very key piece of evidence are those destroyed cell phones or partially destroyed cell phones that were discovered in a trash can. anything they can do to retrieve the information that might be on there, and pinpoint who those folks talked to or what kind of sites they were accessing, what kind of information they were
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accessing, of course will be a help in determining any kind of motivation and also, whether they had outside help in planning this attack. antonio. >> and alan, what is the fbi saying about other credible threats? >> yeah, we mentioned that, in that story. local law enforcers, the police chief here and the fbi both said look, we just don't have credible evidence right now, of any ploomg terrorist attack either locally or around the u.s. comforting for people here and around the country but we all have to remember that this week we saw very dramatic and very deadly proof that these things are very hard to predict, very hard to defend and can happen anywhere. >> allen schauffler in san bernardino, we'll be back with you shortly. al jazeera's national security leader, douglas olivant joins us, a form he director in the bush and obama administrations. good evening doug.
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>> evening antonio. >> first let's start with the fbi saying that there were indications of radicalization and potential inspiration by foreign terrorist groups. given the information released do you agree with the fbi assessment that it is a case of terrorism? >> i would echo the assistant director based on the facts as we have them now that certain appears to be the case. >> do you expect the focus of the investigation is now to figure out if this couple received any direction from abroad, or whether the foreign groups just served as inspiration? >> i'm sure the focus of the fbi investigation is to trace that back as far as they can. but it does appear that it wasn't the case that they had direction. inspiration, yes. but probably not direction. >> now i.s.i.l. has played no claim of responsibility. although reports are that it is pleased that people it called supporters carried out this attack. do you think the fact that i.s.i.l. which usually is pretty
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quick to claim it's behind attacks hasn't done so in this case, does that indicate that the husband and wife may have operated on their own? >> i think that's probably a pretty good indicator. my guess is that whether i.s.i.l. saw this attack on the news they were just as surprised as we were and probably went into their databases to see if anyone had ever hadfully contact with this couple. >> talk about daibs, fbi director james comey said these folks never came up on the radar screens of intelligence officials which doesn't make sense to agencies like the fbi that track there. my question is, how does that happen, especially if they had been in contact with five individuals the fbi had investigated? >> well, they had been contact with people who had been investigated but probably many of us have been in contact with many people the fbi has investigated recently, unwittingly, or whatever.
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if you have x number of people of interest and each of them has 20 friends that number gets exponentially larger very, very quickly. it's hard to find people who are self radicalized and don't speak to anyone, they probably talked over these details in bed when nobody's monitoring anything. >> especially if you have got investigations going on in 50 states and more than 900 people who are investigating as it is. there are all associates of reports that investigators have already started working in pakistan where malik was born and to which farook traveled and also to saudi arabia where malik grew up. farook traveled there as well. pakistan's isa has been at best an iffy ally. >> it's been an iffy ally but the cost to give up this
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information is pretty low. if they stone wall the cost in terms of the relationships with united states might be fairly high. my guess is we will see fairly good cooperation. just because it costs them almost nothing. >> investigators say farook and malik tried to erase their digital history. they might not be able to find out what trails there might have been because groups like i.s.i.l. are using the dark web to communicate, in cases other than this might just be pillow talk, but can they evade surveillance? >> if they are savvy enough to get on the dark web or deep web, to try eliminate their history on the normal web we'll find that. but if they are computer-savvy there are ways to communicate that are difficult to detect. >> douglas olivant always great
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to speak with you. >> pleasure, you have a good evening top-of-the-line. >> photos of two men last traveling in a mercedes, with them in that car, salah abdeslam, the paris gunman who has been on the run since the paris siege where 130 were killed. today french president francois hollande said he intended to further escalate the air campaign. the ship's currently stationed in the eastern merchedz. bumediterranean sea, but will soon relieve a u.s. carrier in the gulf. as al jazeera paul brennan explains participation will be limited. >> reporter: the votes in
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germany's lower house was overwhelming. a margin of 445 in favor to 146 against. and it reflects a wider mood, broadly supportive of military action. but nonetheless, engineer than lawmakers faced emotive questions and vehement debate. >> translator: do those countries leading the war really want to get into a competition about i.s.i.l. about who understands more about murder, those who do this have already lost. >> translator: there needs to be a damn good argument to vote no, to vote in favor of continuing to do nothing. ladies and gentlemen there are no good arguments against taking action. it is time to act, above all for the victims who we want to protect. >> an opinion poll on friday found 58% of germans in favor of action. even though the same poll found that 63% believed the risk of an
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i.s.i.l. attack on german soil will increase as a result. the vote stopped aside from attacks on syria. also be german refueling aircraft a naval frigate and up to 12,000 personnel. >> translator: we're making a very meaningful contribution to the already existing reconnaissance systems because with our images of a large area in a short period of time. that is the technology that doesn't exist in the reason. >> french president francois hollande made a surprise visit to the charles de gaulle on friday. are the latest request in the feives oeffectiveness of air st.
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>> considerable counter-effects and if you listen even at the syrian human rights activists they are saying we do not need more bombs. we need protection, we need for civilians, we need less a decrease in violence and not more nations bombing us. >> if the bombing continues, the syrian observatory for human rights says heavy government bombardment on friday killed nearly 26 civilians, nearly a third of them children. the coalition against i.s.i.l. is growing but so are the casualties. paul brennan, al jazeera. >> the dutch foreign minister says the netherlands may also join the u.s. coalition in syria. france and the u.s. have asked the netherlands to do more and now dutch lawmakers say it is time to join the fight.
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egyptian police are searching for three suspects who say they fire bombed -- who they say fire bombed a cairo night club killing 16 people. the attackers threw molotov cocktails, one of them was a man, one of the people who threw those was an employee who had been fired. at least three people managed to escape and were treated for burns and smoke inhal inhalatio. venezuela. and saudi arabia, leading in political problems.
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>> venezuelans will head to the polls on sunday for an election, shortage of basic goods and a basket case of an economy may open the door for an election win. lucia newman reports from caracas. >> at a community center in caracas working class mothers scramble to get free baseball caps. propaganda being distributed by the socialist party.
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just ahead of the arrival of one of its top candidates. jacqueline assures us that venezuela's system is tamper proof. >> the system has been audited and will reflect the full will of the people after they go to the polls on sunday. >> even the opposition says it's satisfied venezuela's electronic voting system gives sufficient guarantees. but is that enough? it's not the actual voting process that's raising red flags but everything leading to it, the use and abuse of state resources to tilt the playing field firmly in favor of the ruling party candidates. right here, for example, the socialist candidate is distributing a government subsidy benefit to young mothers. who are being reminded that it's their duty to defend the revolution with their vote. the government overwhelmingly
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controls venezuela's television networks bombarding the air waves with propaganda. voters could be pressured at the polls. >> i'm not assured that the people will have the freedom to cast their ballot properly. if they're going up to the machine someone won't be watching the way they vote. if they're not afraid of losing their jobs if they don't vote the way someone wants them to. >> for the fishes time no national observer groups have been accredited except for one the south american group una seul. >> fundamental in a democracy, that all players commit to recognizing and respecting the results of the vote. >> with so much at stake the
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stability of this deeply divided nation will almost certainly depend on it. lucia newman, al jazeera, caracas. >> a very different political drama is playing out in brazil where president dilma rousseff is facing impeachment. she is accused of stealing funds and illegally financing herring campaign. >> antonio cruz and his wife are struggling to make ends meet. they live in the outskirts of brasilia, the city where congress is debating whether to impeach president dilma rousseff. >> i think that lulu de silva's government is better than this one. i'm not sure what will happen with the president but we're worried about other things.
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>> antonio's wife has a small beauty salon in the house. they say they voted for dilma rousseff but don't support her anymore. we are 50 kilometers from congress but people say they don't worry about the impeachment of dilma rousseff, after growth and stability people feel the contraction of the economy. shops like this were booming with which is but now almost empty. it's been a difficult year for brazilian president, the economy is in recession and there are several ongoing investigations involving politician he close to her. and now, the impeachment effort by a political enemy. people have taken to the streets in thousands to protest against her government and we are told that more demonstrations are on the way. >> we are planning to carry out more demonstrations to pressure congress to continue with
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impeachment and show to politicians that they cannot support the government. the impeachment is not only by congress but by the people, too. >> analysts here say the president is facing a real challenge. >> there is a great resistance or rejection, because we're in a severe political crisis where she cannot govern, has zero govern ability and we're in a very good crisis that has gone from a recession to a depression so the country is in very, very bad shape. if she continues in office there's no way she's going to get us out of this situation. so the cards in the deck on the table are somewhat stacked against her right now. >> the impeachment process is going to be a long one. but people like antonio cruz say they want it to be over soon. for better or worse. so that the country's leadership can start focus being on how to get the -- focusing on how to get the country's economy going
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once again. teresa vo, al jazeera, brasilia. >> nine people freed from boko haram have returned to nigeria. the raids took place in the sambesa forest which straddles the border between cameroon and nigeria. it's believed many of the rescued hostages were going to be used as suicide bombers. the taliban took control of the afghan city of kunduz in september and held it for more than two weeks. tens of thousands of people fled. the government has retain control of the city but as al jazeera's jennifer glasse reports many are still concerned about their safety. >> reporter: in the center of kunduz city, restaurant owner says he is struggling to make a living. that's because the city was under taliban control for two weeks back in september and october. >> translator: because of the
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insecurity in kunduz retch people have left the city, 70% of young people have left, they're not here anymore. >> reporter: while he still gets a few customers at lunch time and early evening his workday has been cut short by six hours. now he closes before dark because of a lack of security. >> translator: after dark, no one can go outside of kunduz city, in some areas government, in some areas, no government. >> reporter: while the government now controls the center of the city the taliban isn't far. its fighters control villages and country side just a few kilometers outside the city. shops are open but he says many other businesses are not. >> there are people who are working making money and spending money but now there are no offices, no work, everything has collapsed. offices have closed, rich people
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have left. who can buy things? >> reporter: every day dozens of men line the street, hoping to find work for the day. but they say jobs have dried up. most construction jobs are enhancemented with no prospect that building will start soon. >> translator: after the fall of kunduz people don't trust the future here. they don't want to invest their probably here because they're not sure the city won't fall again. that's the reason investors have stopped investing and the poor people can't find work. >> reporter: in a country that survived 40 years of war, afghans have learned to be resourceful. the taliban's first capture of a city since 2004, they are worried that things will never be the same. jennifer glasse, al jazeera, kabul. >> paris climate talks are tackling issues large and small. but first, san bernardino,
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investigators try to piece together the motives for wednesday's mass shooting.
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>> half a million fields will lie fallow. >> if we had another year of this severe drought, i'd say all bets are off.
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>> welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm antonio mora. coming up in this half hour of international news, a look at whether saud saudi arabia couldo broke if oil prices go low. but first a look at the stories making headlines across the u.s. in our american minute. in internld san bernardino, offe looking into whether syed farook and tashfeen malik were radicalized. we'll speak with allen schauffler. >> antonio, the one thing that the agent here said, the assistant director for l.a. dave bowdich said is they're very interested in tracking the
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digital footprints of these folks, finding out if they can retrieve niz o any of the digitl materials from the broken up cell phones or computers found in the home, deleting information, deleting communication and sort of covering their tracks at this point. they also want to see if they can track any of those communication he if there were any with anybody in this country. they're also working with agencies overseas to see if they can make any sort of contact that was made between these folks here and people in any foreign country. so that's something that he did say publicly was something they are going to be working very hard on looking very hard at. >> and california has some of the strictest gun laws but there are already some rumblings there about those in the wake of the shooting. >> reporter: that's true. the state senate president is saying he will work as hard as
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he can to get a new package of gun control bills in fronts of the governor on the governor's desk just as soon as. possible. it might make it illegal selling guns to anyone on the terrorist watch list or removal cartridges, the kind in this murder spree, kind that were tried in california before but failed. but the leaders in the california senate and assembly are saying they would like to push forward and get something in front of the governor spurred on obviously with what happened on wednesday morning. also we should note this is the first one of these and there will be many, many more and it is a reminder this is not just about the people who pulled the triggers and the investigation into who they were, the victims there, there were 14 of them, daniel kaufman, coffee shop
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operator, his funeral will be tomorrow. the regional center is still being gone over by investigators. they are not finished with their work in there. they still have clearly some very, very difficult jobs to finish up in there before they can close that building down to investigators, open it to the workforce and again, get this main avenue in san bernardino open to traffic. still some work to do at the inland regional center. >> and the stories of the victims are just heartbreaking, one of the worst, a young father of six young kids. just terrible to listen to that. the kind of controversy that arose today was that they allowed the media into the house of farook and malik. >> reporter: yes, that seems that that was a misunderstanding between law enforcement and the land owner. the land owner believed that he had been released or that that
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site had been released and that he could let the media in and in fact, he invited them in. but there are laws that require that landlords give access to the renters or to the families of renters so they can come in and get people's materials out of the properties. there is a time period before any media member or the public can be let into a scene like that. so that was part of the confusion and it led to quite a scene in that house as the media flooded in to see what investigators had been working on there. >> yes, it was really a free for all. allen schauffler in san bernardino, thanks. the opec met in vienna. the price of a barrel of oil has dropped below $45, that is less than a third of what it was, those prices were at their height seven years ago. but today polk member opec membe
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unable to come to an agreement. while some countries like saudi arabia and queart ar qatar are o weather the storm. >> all the countries are worried about the price, including the saudis or the the other countries. >> driefn wedge into the cartel leading the members deeply divided. opec has more than 80% of the proven oil reserves. the organization began in 1960s, with five member nations, and eight others were added, qatar, abbeyawbunited arab emirates.
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>> if it doesn't cut spending. >> the kingdom is facing sort of fiscal difficulties that it hasn't faced for many, many many decades. >> thanks in large part to a global oil glut that has seen crude prices plummet some 60% in the last year and a half. a dye driven by saudi arabia which has kept pumping into market overflowing with crude to drive u.s. shale owl producers out of business and keep regional rival iran at bay on the billion barrels of oil it plans to punch next year.
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more than $60 below what saudi arabia needs to fund its costly spending. expensive air strikes against i.s.i.l. and doling out billions of dollars a year to its citizens through well paying government jobs, generous energy subsidies and offering interest free loans for couples getting married and starting businesses. >> probably the most important thing is reducing subsidies. >> but that isn't an easy political sell, there are rumblings between the saudi royal family to out of king salman. those subsidies won't last forever and the saudis will have
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to learn how to live within their means. patricia sabga, al jazeera. >> joins us from washington, d.c, tom very good to have you with us. let's start with the news out of opec today and the saudis resisting any cuts in production that would lead to prices going up. saudis have rarely bent to pressure from other opec members in the past but with a barrel of brent crude below $40, the saudis can't be terribly popular right now. >> well, they're certainly not popular with some other oil producing countries, including iran. and that's part i think of what the saudis are trying to achieve here. they're pursuing their own well thought out oil policy that's been fairly consistent for years. and if it happens to inflict some economic damage on countries they're not on good terms with, that's a beneficial side effect. >> right so they're happy to keep the oil prices low as iran
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is now able or soon able to start getting into the world oil markets. but is it more? is their policy more a strategy to break the back of shale oil producers in the u.s. who have helped push prices down and if that's case are they risking what goldman sachs has predicted that oil could drop to $20? >> i don't think that's their policies. the saudis have been pretty careful ever since the 1973 middle east war not to link the oil market with geostrategic policy. the question of the shale producers, the official saudi position is that there's a beneficial price for everybody. at one time they set it at $90. i don't know what it would be now. which would be sufficient for the producers to develop and do what they need to do. and at the same time, low enough that consumers would keep buying the product. and new investments in oil would be made.
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now they're blows that price now, there's been serious cutbacks of oil investments but they also know that the market is cyclical and it's a short term phenomenon. >> what does the saudi position mean for opec as we see the tension deas when the group's secretary general says the supply is as robust as possible. they burst out laughing. >> i don't blame them. there's too many opec oil in the world. canada brazil for opec to be in the position it was in before, especially now that the united states is better positioned, than it was in the past. >> if oil prices remain low for an extended period of time and the saudis are forced to cut budgets and live more within their means, is there a danger of social strife in the kingdom? >> you'd have to go persuade far to get to that -- you'd have to
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go pretty far to get to that point. the saudi have deep pockets. they're better able to sustain these prices than any other country except qatar. the prices that the saudis have undertaken and they've been forced to do have really not had much effect on the domestic lives of the peep of saudi arabia. they are not in a position where they're suddenly going to start revoking subs disto electricity to the saudi people or to start charging people to go to school. that's not going to happen. >> but on the royal family side lots of rumblings about how people are not happy about the transition to king salman. what's going on within the royal family? >> they generally keep these things to themselves. there was obviously that famous letter or couple of letters
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published in the guardian or washington post a month or so ago in which it was clear that some people were unhappy with the way things were being handled. but i don't know when that wasn't the case. there was always somebody who wasn't happy with it. and one thing the family has learned it is as benjamin franklin said, they must all hang together or they will all hang separately. >> popular internal strife or royal family divisions. what would the repr cushions be for the united states? the saudis are the most powerful and richest ally that the united states has in the middle east. >> the prospect that they would have to face that choice i don't think is realistic at all. they have virtually no external debt. they can borrow, their credit is good. i just don't see that they're going to get to that point.
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>> tom lipman of the middle east institute, thank you for your insight. my pleasure. >> secretary of state john kerry was in greece friday, announcing that the u.s. will give $23 million for the aid agency. as blocked anyone not from syria afghanistan or iraq from crossing their borders. that has kept at least 3,000 refugees strand he in greece. 458 people rescued in the mediterranean by the italian navy have arrived in the yrnt port oitalianport augusta. british prime minister david cameron got a look at the security fence.
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new security forces already on high alert rome prepares for the jubilee of mercy at the vatican next week. and ethiopia's rastafarian community struggling to survive. good news for job hunters could be bad news for house hunters. why another strong employment report means interest rates are about to rise. coming up.
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>> a powerful storm slammed into sweden's west coast today, named hell ga by danish meteorologists, the storm reached 66 miles per hour. heavy rains eased today in southern india but three days of stormy weather has left much of the city of chenai under water pap gerald tan has more. >> reporter: a city punished. the heaviest rainfall in over 100 years inundates chenai in southern india. schools and offices are shut as days of flooding choked the streets. >> my house is submerged. we're not getting any help from anyone and there's nothing to
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eat. >> reporter: the military police and firefighters have been deployed to rescue those traps in their hoamed an homes o distribute aid. the prime minister pledged $150 million to its rehabilitation and reconstruction. >> the government of india stand by the people in their hour of need. we ask that funds be released immediately. >> chenai was once a city of lakes and marshes. the loss of natural catchment area means the rain has nowhere to go. >> very likely due to climate change.
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unplanned urban development. mistakes of error, there are something that defies logic. industry profit growth. >> the the state government has cut power to several parts of chenai in an effort to prevent electrocutions. it's a double edged sword. gaird tan, agerald tan, al jaze. >> while the world heads of state have left paris, less controversy subjects exploring solutions to other problems. >> it always gets worse before it gets better. what observers should expel is there will be a breakdown in talks, that's typical, what will probably emerge is a strong agreement that contains important provisions that are a
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genuine step forward. >> al jazeera's jake ward has more now on the issues being worked on as the talks head into their second week. >> we're at the halfway point at this point of the cop 21 climate summit in paris. this effort this grand global effort to try to come to some sort of binding agreement among nations. the overall goal here is to try to limit global warming to somewhere between 2° celsius and 1.5° sells yus. still adding up to 2.7° sells7 . not satisfactory. the question whether developed cubs or developing countries need to have the same commitments and the same sort of adjustments that obviously are going to have enormous economic impact on them or whether there needs to be what's called a differentiation between those groups one thing negotiated is
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if a country like for instance india is going to forgo its intense and massive coal reserves, a very easy way for it to get the energy it needs in a growing economy, it's going to need investment with the developed world, and one sort of proposal being hammered out now is this question of perhaps the developed countries, countries like the united states committing $wheung billion by $0 to help india replace coal with things like solar and wind. the side deal of nuclear energy in the agreement, what is notably missing is any sort of absolute cap on greenhouse gas emissions, there's no firm commitment there. also on the side of this has been a very interesting conversation about water. a growing realization that the hydrology of the world is really
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under threat because of poor quality and poor access to water. we're in fact going to be sort of exploring that issue, a hidden danger of the world's water supply in a special this weekend. but that certainly is becoming one of the major issues in a very complicated negotiation had that we're about halfway through right now. >> jake ward reporting from san francisco. and make sure to tune in for climate sos, a special report on climate change, you can catch it at 5:00 p.m. eastern, and at midnight and at 9:00. now to our global view segment with a look at how news outlets across the world are reacting to various events. madam chair blames growth climate change and man made development for the devastation. it calls out greedy developers for building up areas of southern india without regard to the law and it says all of this comes at a cost of 200 lives lost so far in this flooding.
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a moscow times editorial says plowsmoscow must avoid a shadowr with ankara. think twice before striking once. the kremlin could lurk in the shadows and pressure the government of erdogan by supporting his opponents but is should not be viewed as a soft target by moscow. air strikes on i.s.i.l. are only bolstering the group. it slows a fighter jet overtime with a pilot saying look look we've got them on the run, but the people on the ground are running into a structure called i.s.i.l. recruitment center. now vatican are preparing for enormous crowds expected to arrive beginning next week. the week lon jubilee o long jub.
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a door opened only during jubilee years. the vatican believes there's po doubt to be concerned about the safety of visitors. the land of the rastafarians, are in question. al jazeera's chaferlal jazeera'd has the off the record segment flit. >> a place of pilgrimage for rastafarians around the world. this is one of their church museums. the board outside advises visitors on how to behave. who came from the the u.k. and
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birmingham four years ago. he tells me how ethiopia's former president ha ile selasse gave 5 hectares of land to settle in. they are fulfilling a prophecy that descendants of slaves will return to africa. they believe hai le selasse was a accident of king solomon and the messiah. >> i'm here still i can say doing what little we can to make as much difference as we can. yes. >> reporter: the rastafarians say they smoke marijuana because it is their sacrament, and local development that is shrunk the land they live on to an area around 5 square hectares. the rastafarians may have lost a
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lot of the land donated by selasse, but they want to leave the politics to the politicians, what's most important is fulfilling their spiritual life in ethiopia. charlie came from london, six years ak. ago. >> that's the a fullness of their spirituality. they want to go to paradise, heaven. i think i'm living in paradise. they say you have to die before you go there and i don't believe in that because i have no experience about that. >> reporter: charlie like many foreign raft fairn rastafarianst work legally.
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>> you come and do something for us. i'm appealing to the government, not forcing no one but i'm human and i think i have a right to live on this earth. wherever i feel comfortable. that's my home. interfor charlie, his family and many others like them, this is where they want to be. for the rest of their lives. charles stratford, al jazeera. >> the album that changed the future of pop music. ♪ he's a real nowhere man >> 50 years ago customers flooded record stores around the world to get a copy of beatles rubber soul. the title was a play on plastic soul, a name african american singers gave too nick jagger. t.
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