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this is al jazeera america. i'm bisi onile-ere in new york. here are the top stories. calling for a ceasefire - world powers meeting in rome to come up with a peace plan to end the civil war in syria, and to stop the spread of i.s.i.l. there under investigation - the l.a. country sheriff's office releases surveillance video after deputies shoot a man armed with a gun.
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>> it's a new era for united states in cuba, many trying to migrate are stalking an american country and one month since the attacks in paris. we'll look at how people are reflecting on those who died leaders are gathering for an international conference to end the civil war in libya. since the arab springs, libya has been split in two with dozens of warring factions, and now thousands of fighter are taking advantage of the chaos. secretary of state john kerry is chairing the meeting in rome, calling for a ceasefire, backing a unity government. zeina khodr said that they had 72 hours left to sign a deal.
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>> rome is where a united voice was expressed to bring about a government of national accord in libya, it was in rome where some of libya's rival factions showed support for the international community's plan. they are expected to sign the deal on wednesday, but there is opposition to the plan. u.s. secretary of state john kerry addressed those concerns. >> there's some inside and outside of libya. for their own selfish purposes, who are uninterested in reconciliation, unwilling to compromise, and who want this process to fail. those who are responsible for violence and those that obstruct and undermine the libyan democratic transition need to be held strongly accountable. >> libya has two governments - the general national congress in the west. and the house of representatives in the east. there are splits over the deal. the delegates that came to rome represent powerful groups from both sides, among them a demonstration from misrata,
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their forces are among the powerful, and they can guarantee the newly form government's security. >> the consensus was to address the problem of security, security in tripoli, to bring the government, which must be based at the end of the day in tripoli back to the capital. institutions and government of national unity. >> there were encouraging statements by leaders, and they warned that problems need to be resolved, and it could be a long road ahead. the u.n.'s envoy is warning that libya is in a race against time. the military conflict is taking a toll on the population. lawlessness is worsening. it's not just that. world leaders gathered here amid concerns that i.s.i.l.'s growing are strength in libya will give it a gateway to europe. that's why the international community says libya's rivals
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are pressured to come together, stop fighting each other and focus on defeating i.s.i.l., under the plan the government will be able to request international military assistance in the fight against the armed group. the military option is on the table, and the world is in agreement to prevent libya becoming a base for i.s.i.l. the threat that i.s.i.l. poses is significant. it's concentrated in the area around cert. the international community will tackle this threat in the next few months, the same way we tackle it in other countries. for now, this is a victory. libya seems to be on the road. and in the words of the envoy, the train left the station. power struggles and divisions means that the road ahead could lead to a turn for the worst tensions continue to escalate between russia and
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turkey after an encounter at sea, happening in the northern part of the agean sea. russian officials say a military ship was not able to establish radio contact with a turkish ship. the captain of the destroyer fired warning shots to avoid a collision. the russian defence ministry is calling the actions of the ship provocative. relations are tense between the two countries after turkey shot down a russian jet along the border last month. >> the l.a. county sheriff's department investigated the death of a man at a busy intersection. he motioned towards the deputies with his gun before they opened fire. it's how many times they shot the suspect that is drawing criticism. >> they are images that feel familiar, sheriff's deputies in los angeles caught by a bystander's cell phone during a
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deadly encounter. the victim was 28-year-old niklas robinson, an african american. his death sparking outrage with activists taking to social media, calling for justice and family members asking why. >> you see him on the video that he is calling away and they are shooting them. >> at a press conference, deputies responded to multiple calls in the minutes leading up to the encounter. robinson was roaming the area with a firearm, acting erratically. >> we have six 911 calls received from businesses and representatives. not only was he armed, but discharged the firearm several times. >> the deputy yelled for robinson to put the weapon down. he ignored them. there two people, three at a car, at a gas pump within five weeks. they interviewed the witnesses and they express concern that
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the suspect was going to shoot them. the two deputies filed a total of 33 shots. they have been reassigned. pending the investigation. among the question left to answer the investigators. robinson was acting so agitated. >> we are not fewer if it's because of circumstances. activists call for a thorough investigation. >> they are concerned because it appears to us that a black man again was shot and killed by law enforcement. and also urged patience and calm. >> let the investigation take its course, and where it takes and leads us to, that's where we'll go, so don't make a decision based on a 10 second clip of a cell phone video on the news. joining us from atlanta is vincent hill, a former nashville police officer and law enforce. analyst. thank you for joining us.
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first of all, what was your reaction to seeing the video? >> well, honestly, when you look at the totality of the evidence, police had six 911 calls of a man armed with a gun. police, their number one job protect and serve of the not only the gust. but themselves. he was told to drop the weapon, place were justified shooting him. >> you say they were justified. both officers firing 30 shots. authorities say the fers were justified, but the family of niklas robinson feels it was excessive, a member saying they shot him as he crawled and they continued to shoot him. does the family have a case? >> i don't believe so. just because someone is shot doesn't mean the threat is gone. police are trained to eliminate the threat.
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eliminating the threat doesn't mean it's down, it's stopped. when you deal with an armed suspect with a loaded gun that could turn to the officers and fire, they were justified in what they did. i don't think the family had a fight. >> you mentioned officers responded to a number of 911 calls. when roberts gun was recovered, it was not loaded. were the officers in a position to act any differently? >> no. because mere is the thing. they don't know if the gun was loaded. all they know is a gun, guns kill, they maim, they hurt. for an officer to say maybe it's not loaded, maybe it is, they had no idea. they had app 911 call and acting according to palsy, training and force continue. and a civil rights group is calling for a meeting. there's a push among the
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activists to get the u.s. department of justice involved. do you think it will get to that point. >> given the society we are in, i do believe it will get to that point. i don't think it will get anywhere. i watched the video several times, and i believe the shooting was justified, given the information that the officers had, and the fact that he did have a gun. >> in some cases of police shootings out of anton chichkan, dash cam was not released until more than a year after the shootings. l.a. sheriff's department realized video a day after it happened. do you think authorities are trying to make a point to be transparent. >> absolutely. like you mentioned. anton chichkan, they don't want the next anton chichkan, baltimore. transparency is key. absolutely. >> thank you for joining us. we appreciate your perspective the fbi says it hasn't
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turned up anything during the search of a lake in san bernardino. authorities spent three days searching a lake. it's believed they were looking for a missing hard drive belonging to a married couple that killed 14 people. attackers destroyed the hard drive. cellphones and emails to hide information about the shooting. >> the former french president applauded a higher turn out in regional elections, which may have helped pave the way for sarkozy's conservative party. this report from paris. it was a reversal of fortune for the far right leader. her national front watched as its first round gains evaporated. for a moment they had looked well positioned to win several regions. in the final round french people decided otherwise. le pen tried to put a brave face on the outcome.
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now the seperation is not between the right and the left, but between the globalist and the patriots. the globalist fight for the dilution of france and its people in a global amalgam. the patriots believe the nation is the protector of the french, and that is each and every one of you. voter apathy worked in the national front's favour. but the turn out this sunday was higher, with nearly 60% taking part. before the elections socialists controlled almost every region in france. now the map is far more evenly divided between the republicans and the socialists. it's clear that the republicans, to an extent, benefited from tactical voting. >> in two regions, the socialists pulled out of the socialists pulled out of the contest after the first round and instructed supporters to vote for the republicans in order to block the extreme right. arriving to address his
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republican party, the former president nicolas sarkozy and there was a promise to learn the lesson of the first round. >> this mobilization in favour of our candidates must not under any pretext make us forget the warnings given to all politicians, including us, in the first round of the regional elections. >> the socialist party bounced back in the second round. the president has seen his personal popularity soar after the paris attacks a month ago. nevertheless, the socialist prime minister struck a cautious tone. >> there is no sense of relief or triumph or victory. the dangers of the extreme right has not vanished. far from it. i cannot forget the results of the first round or recent years. i'm conscious of my responsibility and that of my government.
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all that obliges us to listen to the french people more, and act. >> this was the last time voters would go to the polls before the presidential election. that is more than a year away. and the outcome of these elections offers few clues. today is a month since the attacks that killed 130 in paris. join us later this hour for a report on how the city marked that day. >> that's at 7:30 eastern. 4:30 pacific here on al jazeera america for the first time ever, at least 19 women have been elected to political seats in saudi arabia. al jazeera's correspondent reports on the advancement in women's rights. >> reporter: the doors have opened to a new era in saudi public life. with two milestones reached. women gaining the right to vote.
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and to stand as candidates in local elections. >> i feel happy that king salman has given us the right to vote. now we are equal to men. >> reporter: the journey has been a slow one. the monarchy provides islamic law, and so far saudis voted in three local elections, to choose councils that are the only elected bodies in the kingdom. >> i want to see the woman, to be more involved in every institution in the government and private sector. to be part of the planning, the execution, performance, evaluation. she has to be there. >> behind the scenes, suede saudi women have powerful positions. they sit in the country's top
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advisory body, the ashura council, with the stride. the women did not drive themselves to the 308, a freedom elsewhere enjoyed. the u.s. state department is telling americans not to travel to burundi. at the same time non-urge emergency government personnel are ordered to get out. violence that broke out in the capital left nearly 90 dead since friday. they began to erupt earlier this year when the president announced he'd run for a third term. >> trying to find a new home. why cubans hoping to migrate to the united states are stuck in costa rica, with nowhere to go? >> plus oklahoma has seen a rise in earthquakes over the last few years, and experts say humans are to blame. >> and in the next hour, the week ahead, marks the 5th anniversary of the arab springs
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movement. a look at where countries at the center of it all stand today. >> water pressure hitting faults and making earthquakes. >> there were a lot of people that were telling me i need to be careful how i say things. >> how many lives have to be lost? >> "faultlines". >> what do we want? >> al jazeera america's hard-hitting... >> today the will be arrested. >> ground-breaking... >> they're firing canisters of gas at us. >> emmy award-winning, investigative series.
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december 17th will mark a year since the process to normalize relations between cuba and the u.s. the renewed diplomacy was looked
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forward by cuban. over the past decades the numbers of cubans entering the country has gone up by 30,000. many are making the trip by hand. land. in recent weeks, the journey has been cut short. paul beban has more. >> reporter: riot police stand guard an the nicaraguan border. the border patrol refusing to let them through on the way to the u.s. >> translation: we don't have any other motivation other than getting to the united states. we don't have passage through nicaragua. >> we can't go back. many sold their homes and have no work. there'll be a retaliation against us. >> reporter: since 1966 cubans that reached the u.s. have been eligible for automatic residency. as relations soar, many worry that will end. leading a way of people reaching the u.s. in the past, posterity and the
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castro government's limits makes it the only escape route open to cubans, now cubans can travel to ecuador, and that has opened a route to the united states. overland to central america and mexico. according to customs and border protection, 17,000 in the u.s., through the mexican border. this year the number doubled until the border closed. >> at a recent summits the nicaragua summit said the cuban migrants said it's a plaid threat to its security. nicaragua flew the migrants to guatemala, where they'd continue their journey, they have refused to let them in. >> translation: this position disappoints a little due to the argued reason, which is that this should be resolved through a treaty. >> central american countries had been under pressure to track
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down on migration when tens of thousands of children arrived in the u.s. unaccompanied. in the meantime. costa rica's foreign ministry said it was running out of the copies. >> we urgently request that ecuador, panama and others implement more controls. >> costa rica's president vowed to implement more measures joining us the director of the legal services from the arch diocese of miami. thank you for joining us. >> happy to be here. >> since the u.s. and cuba restored diplomatic ties, are cubans worried that the renewed relationship between the u.s. will mark on end to special immigration privileges. >> i think they are hearing a
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little bit about the imminent demise of the cuban adjustment as a marketing tool for some. smugglers that are willing to take their money and family members' money to get them to the united states. i'm not sure how much factual basis there is for this prediction. >> and thousands of cubans migrated to the u.s. until recently, many would fly to ebbing warder, and journey through to the u.s. nicaragua closed its borders, leaving thousands stranded in costa rica, are cuban immigrants a security issue, is that what this is? >> i don't think so. i think it's tied up with, as you mentioned before, a large number of central americans that had been coming through the border, and the crackdown and the pressures that the u.s. government put on mexico and the central american government to
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slow the migration of those populations. for years cubans had been getting to ecuador because of the east and coming up through central america. that is no longer an option, cubans are having problems. >> cuba criticized the u.s. for the cuban adjustment act. and grants status to cubans that touch american soil. are the two countries working together to address the crisis? >> i assume that discussions about migration, discussions about possible resumptions in deportation are ongoing between the government. they have been ongoing for years. last time a crisis point was reached was in the early '90s, the client administration reached accords with the government. a number of issues came up. one was not the rescinding of the cuban adjustment abbing, but
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a safety valve. the united states agreed to take in 20,000 cubans every year over and above the visa quoters. in return. the government said they'll accept deportees from the high seas, not if they reached u.s. soil. that's the basis of the wet foot, dry foot policy. >> the cuban adjustment act is not up for a debate. i think that will change down the line. >> it's not something that the u.s. government can negotiate. na requires congressional action for is to be repealed. i don't think it will happen, there's not will to do much legislatively in this contest for the foreseeable future about immigration. >> is there concern that the crisis will get worse before it gets better. >> i don't think people are predicting too much in advance.
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we have seen spikes in cuban migration for short periods of time, over the 50 years of the sustained mying wrags that we experienced. so we have the initial increase after the revolution. we have a boat leave. we have a mini guantanamo crisis, it's a long interval where we haven't seen a spike in cuban migration. it is fairly linear. and has been constant for four or five decades. we have seen 30 to 40 every year for the last 50 years. the spikes are rare, and not very well sustained randy. with catholic charity legal services, thank you. >> reflecting on the attacks in
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paris, people remember the lives lost in loft month's attacks. amidst a rise in security. and the federal reserve making a move when it has a negative effect on the economy. >> she became legendary. >> the finer the store, the bigger the challenge.
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welcome back to al jazeera america here is a look at your top stories, john kerry is chairing peace talks in rome to end the civil war in libya,
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kerry is brokering a deal with the u.n. between the warring factions, and says they are on the verge of forming a unity government to stop i.s.i.l. from increasing its influence. but there's much disagreement between libyan rivals. they have until wednesday to sign a deal. the l.a. sheriff's department is investigating what happened when police shot a man to death in south los angeles. they say when deputies arrived the suspect was waving a gun and pointed it at them. two deputies fired 33 rounds in all. protesters say the killing was unjustitied and want a federal probe the fbi says it's been unsuccessful at its investigation at a lake. authorities were likely searching for a hard drive belonging to the shooters in the recent attack. officials believe syed farook and tashfeen malik destroyed the drive to hide evidence of the crime some tributes, sombre
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tributes held in paris to park a month since the deadly attacks. crowds left flowers and candles at the place de la republique, and outside the bataclan concert hall where 89 were killed. some suspects remained at large. mourners say they came to send a message - we continue to live, with do not hide. >> jonah hull has more. >> the knil attacks in paris targetting sports fans, concert glowers and diners, happened is month ago, a month ago since life changed dramatically. >> in the short to medium term, the world will become more dangerous as a result of things that were happening, as a consequence of the fact that the islamic state is strong, and global jihadism is so strong.
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>> it was friday the 13th, and at least eight attackers opened fire randomly with several detonating suicide vests. all european citizens, some returning with battled experience, and others lived as social outcasts in the suburbs of paris and brussels. >> there's an ambillical cord between the wars that are raging in syria and iraq. you have radicalized limited networks in the heart of europe. i.s.i.s. could not have carried out this massive attack in paris without having local - local recruits. paris followed a string of i.s.i.l. attacks on civilian targets, including the bombing of a russian passenger jet that killed egypt. 224 people a fortnight earlier. western capitals responded with the rhetoric at war.
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with an expanded bombing campaign amid the fear of an attack at home. >> the western powers will not send boots on the ground to syria and iraq. this means that the response, in terms of rhetoric is vocal, we are at law, and the reality is it is the same. air strikes along with supporting local forces on the ground - it's a long gradual strategy that could take years. >> it's been a bad month for refugees filing into europe by the thousands each day. with perhaps two of the paris attackers believed to have entered europe among the influx, border controls have been tightened and support has grown for anti-immigrant parties on the far right. it's arguably been a good month for this man, whose army is the dominant force on the ground in
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syria. he may benefit from the ancient proverb, the enemy of my enemy is my friend. >> above all, the emerging coalition between western countries and bashar al-assad, in the wake of the attacks, signalled a new reality. a constant threat to innocent life from washington to moscow, possibly for years to come. tomorrow marks three years since the sandy hook elementary school massacre in newtown connecticut. 21st grade children and six teachers were killed. adam lanza, the gunman shot many. they decided not to hold remembrances to keep the day low key. the school was demoolished a new school to open next fall.
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an impact on the u.s. economy remains to be seen. as al jazeera's correspondent reports there's two sides to the story. >> after nearly seven years of near zero interest rates, the federal reserve is frimed for lift off. the u.s. economy recovered substantially since the great recession. >> reporter: in testimony, said chair janet yellan described an economy right for a hike. with the labour market adding 30 million, and an unemployment rate cut in half. rosy numbers, but not the whole story. >> unemployment has fallen in part because the percentage of people participating in the labour force shrunk. there's millions working part-time. that would rather have full-time
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jobs. and there are indications that most americans are waiting for a meaningful race. evidence of a labour market that has too many workers with too few jobs, that could get slacker if the rates go up. >> do you think the federal reserve is justified for hiking rates. >> i think reserve showed they have to wait until the american market is higher. >> a senior policy analyst. >> the larger concern is full employment. we are not there. yellen is concerned waiting too long could force the fed to wage interest rates. >> it would risk disrupting financial market and perhaps even inadvertently push the economy into recession. >> does janet yellen have a point? >> the reality is the american
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economy is not delivering for american workers, and it's a danger at this point. >> reporter: american firms reeling from slowing exports are likely to suffer from interest rate hikes because it will make a strong dollar stronger. making u.s. goods that much more expensive to buy abroad while other central banks around the world are holding rates down, and cutting them, janet yellen signalled the fed will press ahead, but cautiously, emphasising that when it does start raising rates, it will do so gradually tonight, al jazeera's "faultlines" pays a visit to oklahoma, which saw an outbreak in earthquakes. many believe it's caused by the practice of reinjecting waste water from oil and gas extraction into the earth. here is a preview of the episode. >> i'm monitoring about 14 hours
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a day, seven days a week. >> how has it affected your home? >> destroyed it. if you want to know the truth, you can't fix it. it was caused by the 2.4 and 3.3s in one night. one night the whole house went. i'm telling you, there's a fault 750 feet that way, and one that way, and the quake was there. it's crazy, a seismic storm. there was 52 incidents in 2.5 hours. they - like lightening and a thunder storm. >> underground. there's a sys mum ter. over the last few years, mark said he experienced hundreds of
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earthquakes. how many has there been today? >> there's one, two, three, four, five. these are press the together. as longs you leave them alone everything is fine. but all you have to do is take one of those suckers and trigger it. all you have to do is touch it. if it slips, you have had it. the state will go to the stone age. >> in 2015 the state reported 800 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater. in the middle of the interview two earthquakes struck near. >> that's a force. let me look at it. it's near five, big. it's a big quake
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josh joins us from washington d.c. hundreds of earthquakes shook the state of oklahoma. has a link been made from the oil and gas industry. scientists for years incorrected enough for the faults. since the 1950s. the same earthquakes had been in kansas, oklahoma, and ohio, and other areas. for years everyone in the u.s. has known that the united nation are caused by the industry. it's not the fracking. there's a lot of brine, salt
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water mixed with the oil. for every one barrel of oil, they may pull out 20 barrels of salt water, it's so salty, they inject it back into the ground. that is causing the quakes. everyone noted it, the u.s. geological survey knew and said it. it's been over 20 for the period. the only people have have not acknowledged it are the politicians, and the oil industry in oklahoma bringing me to the next question. some say the situation could eventually pose a national security threat. what are some of the roadblocks facing regulators, looking to reduce the rate of yairks. >> the reason is that in
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oklahoma. it's one of the largest storage areas for oil and gas in the country. and a lot of that goes to heating the east coast and keeping the lights on, particularly on the east coast throughout the winter and the rest of the year. if a major quake were to rattle cushing in a way that it disrupted that, it could be a national security issue. all fall at the state lef, and state politicians that i spoke to, the governor and the secretary of environment and energy question whether they have a legal authority in order to call moratoriums on these type of injections, if they decide they don't have that authority, they are the only state facing this issue that seems to be taking that possession thank you so much. rushing looking forward to watching your reports, and you
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can watch "fault lines - quake state"" here on al jazeera two tornados tore through eastern texas, destroying as many as 50 homes. witnesses say the twisters came out of nowhere and lasted seconds. no one was hurt, but power is out in several neighbourhoods. the storms flipped cars, tore fences and ripped roofs off of buildings, one area declared a state of disaster, many will be sleeping in shelters. it's a terrible situation for the people in texas, kevin corriveau is here. are these people out of the woods yet? >> not quite. they are dealing with a lot of rain from the storm, and flooding that will go out. we'll show you that in a hotel. here is the system making its way now. out of texas, but we are seeing the main line of the front pushing parts of louisiana, and missouri. we are seeing a major flood
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situation with this. as you can see here with the green dots. that is what we are looking at, where you see the yellow dots. that is where we are seeing wind as of this evening. we are looking at flood warnings, arkansas and louisiana. flood watch is a little to the north because we are getting rain out of the system. it takes a long time for the water, once it goes into the streets and rivers to recede. anywhere along the banks will be a problem in this area. >> i want to take you behind the storm what has been happening around the center of circulation. take a look at the video. we were seeing snow from friday to saturday in parts of denver. they saw a few accidents and the snow brought it down, visibility, to about quarter of a mile. we are looking at blizzard warnings in effect now for the south-eastern part of colorado. that means we'll see anywhere up
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to 6-10 inches of snow. gusting winds and visibility down to a quarter of a milestone. a dangerous situation. as you see all the way back to the west. we are looking at the warnings, that will continue as we go through the next couple of - several days. temperatures have been warm across much of the united states. a lot of records broken in the last several days. in new york city we want to show you the video cam. we look at the midtown manhattan. we see a high temperature, with 66 degrees. that is 22 degrees above observing for this time of year. >> i am sure a lot of people are not complaining. i haven't yet. thank you. checking kids for everything from high cholesterol to h.i.v., ahead, the push for better
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childhood health screenings. >> the most anticipated movie of the year. star wars hits the screens and is inspiring artists around the world.
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>> we are scared. >>...have an organized right-wing movement trying to kill others. a big overhaul. some reserved for adults and at risk kids are recommended for all children the recommendations appear in the journal paediatrics, all
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children. if not considered at risk. should be tested for high cholesterol, depression and h.i.v. the findings based on studies, finding that many adults health issues can start in life. due in part to the high rate of obesity, the academy of paediatrics, a leading group of paediatricians recommend that children be screened for high cholesterol as young as nine. for depression. the academy suggests that doctors screen children at the age of 11. this is an attempt to deal with suicide, one of the leading causes of death among adolescence. in record to h.i.v., the group suggests teenagers should be screened between 16 and 18 years old. the group's finding is based on previous research, showing that one in four new h.i.v. infections are young people aged 12 to 24.
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>> the updated guidelines call for testing for congenital heart disease, dental health and others. preventative testing, say doctors, could save lives, catching problems the american academy of paediatrics says the screening is covered by insurance under the affordable health care acts. after the attack in san bernardino, the detroit police chief encouraged people to arm themselves. one training school is seeing increased demand in gunglasses. al jazeera's correspondent has the story. >> you can only use deadly force to protect human lives. >> for a week ian murphy's training class is sold out. >> we couldn't close the website
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out. it's double. >> other schools told us they had seen a spike. this one, 30%. this class soiled out until christmas. many say they were coming out of fear. deborah is taking an 8 hour class to get a gun permit. >> i base played a lot. >> reporter: she is concerned about gun laws faced. larry thought long and hard. i'm not under illusion that acould take down an attack. robert says they play be chasing a false sense of safety. people are more likely to be
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shot on the streets of a city or in their homes than in the classrooms or public schools. >> you don't know it. it's best to be prepared. >> he and others are training for the wars case scenario, hoping it never happens. >> yazidi is taking a closer look at violence in anton chichkan. our series explores the issue of politics to socioeconomic prosperity. we are start with what divides the windy city. >> reporter: weekend after weekend, shooting after shooting anton chichkan is infamous for -- chicago is infamous for gun violence. it dominated the headlines. >> 7 were killed.
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giving rise to a nickname. shia rack. >> violence in the windy city is a catastrophe. >> the city is safer than in decades past. >> violent crime is down. in 1991 there were 928 homicides, compared to 425 safety is relative. this city worker is fed up. taking the day off to protest. >> there has been divisions. everyone is on pins and needles a closer look at the dual identity and how it is catching up with the city said identitity usher begins a special
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"five days in chicago." randall pinkston is here. >> video of deputies shooting a man. it shows the suspect was armed and crawling away from the officers. plus, the fifth anniversary of a revolt that helped to change the political landscape of the middle east. successes and failures the subject of tonight's "the week ahead". >> and donald trump versus cruz. the relationship between the once friendly rivals is heating up star wars the force awakens hits theatres worldwide. six infallments made is a multi-billion franchise. the colt following is helping to revive an hard form in malaysia.
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>> this is star wars in a chateau puppet play. elaber at shadows cast by the puppets are projected on to a screen. the master puppet ear controls every move, provides the marration and the voices. the trazitional band of musicians plays the sound track. it's a concept dreamt up by a designer and a friend. >> we want to reconnect youth. maybe if you use something they can recognise, then it will help the projected. >> this came to fruition with the help of a veteran. as he is known, he has seen the
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popularity dwindle over the disek aids. this is another way they hope to keep the art alive. they started a gallery and a school where he trained puppeteers craftsman and musicians. >> in the past crowds of up to 1,000 were attracted. that has havlted halved. the younger generation choosing to watch move us. >> i never expect many would come. this is a good sign. >> the troop travels around malaysia giving performances that are well received. >> most of the young people - the idea is crazy. how can you do something which is science ction fiction --
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skins fiction. >> however the the producers need funding. until then it's only a 15 minute performance. >> thank you so much for joining us, the news continues with randall pinkston next. have a good night. good night.
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