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thanks for joining us. charged with murder. police file charges against a man they say killed a t.s.a. agent at pointblank range. plus - suicide bombing. that's what the pakistani taliban promises as they blame the u.s. for killing their leader. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> offline again - the website is down this sunday as programmers try to make it glitch-free once and for all.
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. and ready, set, go. we are going to tell you about the secretary of state john kerry, who is in the middle east on damage control. it's the start of a 9-day tour of the region, including stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. a goal will be to repair tensions with golf allies over syria, beginning when he visits riad. t"the washington post" says the are developing a gulf repatriation. the secretary of state is making an impromptu visit to egypt, the first since the ousting of president mohamed morsi. >> now bringing in sue turton. is kerry's visit a big deal to
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people in egypt? >> the egyptian people haven't really noticed that the u.s. secretary of state has landed in cairo. all the headlines at the moment in egypt are about the upcoming trial tomorrow, monday with the former president mohamed morsi. very few people turned up to the press conference to hear what john kerry and the minister said about their meeting. poddy language is interesting. they've had strained relations since the u.s. cut aid to egypt. they withheld military hardware, tanks, helicopters and jets. the egyptians were not pleased. the foreign minister said on saturday to reporters that they were looking beyond the u.s. for security needs, looking for multiple partners in the region.
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it was interesting to see the body language at the press conference, and talking about relations, how they would improve from now on, and thou john kerry was looking to egypt to improve its record on democracy, human rights and he believes they have a roadmap and constitutional committee moving forward to that end. >> thank you sue for joining us. >> now, more allegations against the n.s.a. this time it involves spying on u.n. secretary ban ki-moon. the "new york times" says the intelligence agencies intercepted talking points prior to moon's visit to president obama last april. the disclosure was considered an operational highlight in a top-secret report. the white house is not commenting on the article. there are reports that the administration ordered an end to surveillance of the organization. >> pakistan is re-evaluating relationships with the u.s.
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after the drone strike killed a top level ofcial. hakimullah mehsud was buried secretly. pakistan's ministers denounced the killing saying it sabotaged peace talks. >> efforts have been ambushed. it was not a fire from the front. it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> some lawmakers went as farce as to demand u.s. supply lines into afghanistan be stopped. >> authorities filed murder charges against a man they say opened fire inside terminal 3 inside los angeles airport. officials say the shooter ignored ticket and baggage handlers, but was intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. agents. brian rooney has more. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk, according to the fbi.
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paul ciancia was wounded in the face by plifs at the end -- police officers at the end of friday's gun battle at lax terminal 3. a note inside paul ciancia's bag gave insight into his graham of mind. >> he made a decision to kill multiple tas employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter stating he wanted to "ipp still fear into their traitorous minds." >> the federal bureau of investigation says paul ciancia shot gerardo i. hernandez at the screening checkpoint, went up the elevator, came down and shot gerardo i. hernandez again, killing hip. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, son and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i am truly devastated. we are all heartbroken and will miss him dearly. >> the federal criminal
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complaints says paul ciancia used a smith and weeson assault rifle, carried five hay capacity magazines and wounded three police officers. >> the federal bureau of investigation will build a full profile of sooeps , and what -- paul ciancia, and what brought hill to this point. he was raised in this house and lived in los angeles 18 months. unanswered are questions of where he got the gun, why he targeted officers and whether he as mentally stable. >> there's a host of surveillance video that we are going through. there's a tremendous amount of evidence in the case that we are examining that will take time. >> if connected paul ciancia faces life in prison or the death penalty. . meanwhile t.s.a. agent gerardo i. hernandez is being remembered by friends, family and colleagues. at lax pillars that mark the gate way, which you see, were
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lit blue to honour gerardo i. hernandez's surface with the t.s.a. he was the first t.s.a. in the agency's 12 year history to be killed in the line of duty. >> hillary clinton has not made an announcement about her political future but she is being urnaled to run for the white house in 2015. >> i'm urging hillary clinton to run for president. run, hill larry, run. >> while speaking in iowa schummer says 2016 is hillary clinton's year. last week it was revealed that every democratic woman signed a letter supporting the former secretary of state. >> tens of thousands of runners are hours away from taking their mark at the new york city marathon. this year's race begins with two interesting factors - mahbubul alam hanif, and the boston
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marathon. the new york city marathon was cancelled because. storm and its return comes amid tightened security. more than a million dollars has gone in to preventing the attack from last april. >> kilmeny duchardt is live at the start at staten island. this is the first new york city marathon since the boston bombings, what is the feeling among the runners that you spoke to? >> i can tell you it's a little brisk out here. i can stand to do a couple of warm-up laps. the excitement is palpable. 45,000,000 - more than 45,000 runners are lining up here in staten island to get ready to embark on the 26.2 mile journey. the consensus is let's do this. that's a stark contrast to last year when running the marathon was a divisive issue.
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you had the mayor saying, "the show must go on", and pumps a lot of funny into the economy. you had another camp with a public outcry saying there are so many storm victims needing our help. why don't we diversify the resources. ultimately it was cancel. for some people it was two years in the making, they are ready to go and do this. . >> you mentioned security seems to be front and center after bovt job's bombings -- boston's bombings. what is different this year. >> we saw a heightened security presence. you are also seeing it in new york. i came through the gates here a little bit ago. they went through every item in my purse. security is tight. according to police commissioner ray kelly, they have added - they have 6,000 surveillance cameras, and have added 1400 to
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really check for the blind spots. you'll have helicopters keeping an eye out for what is going on, police boats making sure the runners are safe. and, of course, because of what happened this year at the boston finish, they are adding bomb-sniffing dogs, more than 40 dogs. security will be tight. if you are heading out to the race, get yourself there a bit early. they'll have tight barricades for people to go in and out of. they are asking everyone to bring one purse size bag per person. at one point they thought about banning the passion. they couldn't do that with what people need to bring for families and themselves. >> barricades and helicopters. thank you for joining us.
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. you can see behind me there's cloudy overcast skies. that's the story in new york city. the weather will be ideal, temperatures in the 50s. a little bit of wind. in addition to that we won't have rain to contend with. the cooler air - it's on the way here. look at the radar. winds are pushing in out of the north and west of the we had a couple of showers. now we are looking at snow flakes falling across upstate new york. it's chilly. temperatures are in the 30s. in new york skies will clear up. it will be a beautiful day for the runners. it's 17. down in cleveland winds pushing to the west. clouds breaking up. we'll have sunshine, a
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comfortable day overall. as we reach temperatures, toronto will climb to a high of 39. cleveland - temperatures at 50 degrees. cooler weather on the way. look at the temperatures - 36. if you have outdoor plants, bring them indoors. you'll see a difference. looking at sunny skies with a few clouds and a high coming in at 48. different story shaping up across the pacific north-west. a storm pushing through last night of the the winds were so bad 145,000 people outside of seattle lost power. that will push to the east. that's the reason we have winter storm warns and advisories. and northern portions of idaho can see 6-12 inches of snow. if you travel on the pass, take it easy. otherwise we are looking cloudy
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in seattle. fuel, lippingering showers by monday. temperatures in the 40s. day-time highs. quiet across the midwest. no cloud cover. it will be gorgeous out there later today. windy because the front is pushing through. >> the cloud will push in and the winds turning up across the region. temperatures in atlanta 62. >> moments ago a partial solar eclipsed darkened the sky, lasted a few minutes and was one in two eclipses. the solar eclipse happened when the moon passes between the earth and the sun. the next chaps to see the eclipse won't be until 2017. the major change is on the
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fast-track. lawmakers say they want to approve a bill. the mayor announced te supports it and the by could become law. they'll join 17 other states. speaking of marijuana, the first country in south america could become legal and government control. we hear about the senate vote spected this month. >> smoking marijuana in public has been legal in his country for as long as he can remember. but buying the drug is illegal. soon this will not be the case. >> if you want to smoke, it's your decision, it's your choice. >> the assistantate is -- senate is expected to legalize the production and sale of marijuana. activists who campaigned for 10 years to change the law says
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it's a step in the right direction and want other drugs to be decriminalized. >> tobacco, alcohol should be deregulatored. fire, weapons, marijuana. >> >> translation: cocaine should be regulated so consumers know if they are buying bad quality. that way they can get it in a safe place. >> you'ra guy's president, the backer of the marijuana bill says his gol is to take the drug market away from traffickers. >> translation: the deposit will give licences to grow marijuana and sell it in pharmacies. that means buyers won't have to deal with criminal networks. >> it's controversial. >> translation: the government's message is drugs are here to stay, and we must learn to live with them. we doan understand why we have to accept a life with drugs.
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>> congress woman says the demand for drugs should should be produced dismissing the government's approach as damage control. you'ra guy is a small country with a big drug problems. >> consumption of hard drugs like crack cocaine is on the rise. 70,000 people smoke marijuana. it's 11:30 and exercise time at the rehab facility. this place is publicly funded and treats 300 addicts each month. it's a significant number, considering the country has 3 million people. >> doctors at the clinic say marijuana is the least of their concerns. it's more difficult to treat people who are adacted to crack -- addicted to crack cocaine, alcohol or prescription drugs. >> we'd like the government to show signs it will regulate
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either types of drugs and not let the substances be governed by crude laws of demand and supply. >> doctors hope the marijuana bill passes and others will follow. as they continue to help young addicts rebuild their lives. . cashing in on fear and insecurity, a crusade to end corruption that is all to familiar in mexico. >> an imprisoned member of pussy riot has not been heard from by her family. why they are raising concerns about her wellbeing. part 2 of a special report on seniors. we tell you which country is ageing faster than anywhere else in the world.
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in the world. as mexican authorities crackdown on cartels, lower level criminals are trying to cash in on extortion scams, one group sets up a call center for
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the victims. >> scams, intimidation and extortion, a regular part of life in mexico, one that sergio's family knows too well. in june his mum received a ransom call from a man claiming it kidnap one of her children. >> a few quick text messages confirmed the call was fake. the family felt exposed. >> it makes you vulnerable. you take certain precaution, you look behind you, you check phone calls. the sense of vulnerably messes with the routine of your life. >> most extortion calls are fake, but high crime rates mean mexicans assume the worst. many pay ransoms. >> telephone extortions are a fast-growing activity.
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most people have one story to tell. extortions are the second most common crime. >> this woman deals with the issue every day. she's one of around 50 specialists who work at a call center helping victims of telephone extortions. the operators advise 600 callers a day on what to do when they get a threatening call. operators like this understand what callers go through. >> sometimes i feel nervous when my phone rings and i don't know who is calling me. no one is prepared to gets an extortion call. at the end of the workday i feel comforted helping people deal with this issue. >> the call center was started in 2007 in response for the surge in extortions. it's funded by private and state money. the group's president is
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confident they are winning the batsle. >> not more than a year and a half today, these type of crime will disappear, will be eradicated from mexican society. >> for some that date can't come soon enough. life in mexico can be difficult enough, without having to feel nervous every time the phone rings. >> many mexicans say scams have shattered their sense of security - so much so authorities say as many of 92% of extortions are never reported. >> two french journalists killed in mali, and now french president francis hollande convened a meeting to discuss the homicide. radio journalists ghislaine dupont and claud verlon were abducted on saturday. they were interviewing the head of spritist rebel groups when
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they were forced into a truck. their bodies were dumped outside of town. >> meanwhile in france protest turned violent. demonstrators showed up to say they were fed up with taxes on heavy vehicles, and threw stones at police who responded with water canons and tear gas. farmers were not happy about the tax as they rely on trucks to transport goods. >> sea is the fastest ageing country in the world. the number of elderly people seeking jobs has doubled in the past 10 years. in a second of a 3-part series, harry fawcett reports from seoul. >> she may not look it but this woman is 62. she's decided to come back to work. as with respect as earning money it's a change from grandchild
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duty. >> translation: it keeps me young. i meet people and make money. >> shin is not alone, a job fair for the over '60s is packed with senior citizens looking for work. each with their own reasons. >> i'm in good shape. do i like like someone over 70. >> translation: my son got married. now i have a dournal, i need a job to save face. the overarching reality remains, sea is ageing fast. the government is already encouraging employers to hire older workers. >> translation: the government supplies half of the internship. >> for many, working in old age is not about shifting democratics or a lifestyle
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choice, it's a question of survival. south korea has poor levels of welfare for the elderly, leaving those at the bottom looking to scratch a living. >> you see them around seoul, slow figures pushing carts with others junk. this woman is 78 and does it every day, followed by her disabled daughter. on a good day she makes $6. my other talkingers told me to send her to an institution and live comfortably. i can't do that. they don't calm. they say they can't bear her for a single day. >> south korea is 33rd out of 34 economies. as its population is older, improving the provision is harder. more are destinned to keep working whether they like it or not. >> in part 3 of our series we'll
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tell you about blue zones, home to healthiest and longer living people in the world. that'll be explained monday on al jazeera. >> violent clashes leave dozens dead in yemen as the government tries to broker a ceasefire in a range r region outside of its control. >> and suffering control, why younger people are at risk and what you can do to prevent it. >> and a show down. sport is on the way.
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>> and suffering control, wh with welcome back, i'm morgan radford. these are the top stories: authorities filed murder charges against paul ciancia for the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport.
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investigators found a note he wrote saying he intended to targets t.s.a. screeners. >> high level walks in pakistan as -- talks in pakistan as they re-evaluate their relationship about the united states after a drone strike killed a top taliban official. >> john kerry begins damage control in middle east with a visit to egypt. a control will be to repair tensions about gulf allies over syria. >> inciting the murder of protesters, a charge facing former president mohamed morsi as he heads to trial. this is the latest team by the country's military-backed government to crackdown on muslim brotherhood. the military crashed egypt's democratic process and this will be the first public appearance since the military depost
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mohamed morsi in july. >> assad's regime has been trying to secure in area. this amateur video shows the rebels firing from damaged buildings. thick smoke is seen rising from buildings. al jazeera cannot verify the videos. more than 100,000 have been killed since the war began 2.5 years ago. >> in another area of syria, a bronze stad u of jesus stopped the fighters. government forces and rebels stopped fight are for three days so the statue could be erected. a london based consortium had been trying to 8 years to fix the statue. >> in northern yemen a sunni stronghold has been bombarding. the fighting is around damaj.
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if the fighting doesn't stop, a civil war may be on the horizon. >> this is the only video of fighting in the town of damaj. it's a stronghold for the salafi. it's been shelled by shiite houthi rebels. damaj is home to conservative parties and members of al qaeda. >> translation: these are foreign extremists who consider us her etics, they reject us and call for jihad against the houthis. they are trying to drag the county into a sunni-shi'a war. >> these are houthi rebels, a few years ago they were a marginal group. the display of force shows that they are one of the biggest armed factions in yessen.
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they have all -- yemen. they have all sorts of weapons. the yemen government accused iran of backing the houthis to destablilize the countsry. salafi have made it clear that they are angry. they want the government to send in the army to protect civilians and end the fighting. it's too late for people like this man, who is from damaj. two of his sons were killed in the fighting. his house was destroyed. he is furious. >> translation: we will fight. it will be tech airian war and we'll avenge our loved ones. >> the country has been weakened by years of instability. the government is under pressure to step in and restore orders. >> yemeni is a country divided.
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many are concerned if it continues to damaj, the country could slip towards civil war, likely ending hopes of building a democratic yemen. from prisoner to missing woman, the family of pussy riot nadya tolokonnikova say they haven't heard from her since she was moved to a new prison. she and two others were gaoled for staging a protest against invitin. >> nadya tolokonnikova has disappeared into what her family described as a sof yet style gulag system, after being transferred. they fear russian authorities are trying to crush her spirit. she was held in penal colony 14, several hundred kilometres east of moscow. al jazeera contacted her husbands saying nadya
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tolokonnikova was cut off from the outside world and he was seriously worried. >> nadya tolokonnikova is reported to be in a week condition after two hunger strikes. she stated them to contest appalling conditions. >> in a letter smuggled outside the penal colony she said inmates were forced to work 16 hour days. she said they were being treated like slaves. authorities refused her request to be let out on parole so she could look after her 5-year-old daughter. she was sentenced to two years in prison on charges of hooliganism after taking part in the pussy riot protest staged in moscow's main cathedral. >> i just want to say a few words about pussy riot. >> the pop star madonna joined the international campaign calling for her release. but the authorities in russia refused to listen to the pleas.
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a. . >> her sentence is due to finish in march. the russian system is it suppose toed inform the family 10 days after a prisoner it moved. that deadline has past. >> on again, off again, is down as a team of techies tries to fix the glitches. the website will be back up and running at 9am. in the meantime people can sign up by phone. speaking of health, more young people than before are suffering strokes. people aged 20 to 64 make up 31 appeared of all strokes ben 20 years ago they were 5%. >> the findings are worrying for counties like india. >> three weeks ago a 27-year-old
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man thought he was healthy. then he suffered a stroke paralyzing the right side of his body. doctors say it could have been because he smoked. >> translation: do you feel anything when the stroke happened? >> the doctor is a neurologist who has been treating streak patients for more than 40 years, the stroke, the doctor says, is preventible, one that most indians fail to take serials until it is too late. >> i think it's a major problem. we are seeing more and more stroke, almost three times which i used to see 20 years ago. it's a major problem. and it's growing in academic proportions. all the beds are fall. patients are critically ill, but are fortunate. not only did they make it to hospital, they have the money to pay for specialised treatment.
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>> stroek victims in india get wronger. families and communities shoulder the burden of their care. india's health and welfare system struggles to deal with tens of millions are missicly and mentally disabled people. if upward trends continue they'll be forced to deal with more. >> hundreds of million of indians spend a lot of funny on the thing that is making them ill. doctors say the country doesn't just need more facilities, but education programs to ensure they don't end up here in the first place. >> here to help us understand what we can do to protect ourselves is a doctor, an assistant professor of
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neurology. thank you for being here. >> my pleasure. >> why are so many young people suffering strokes >>. >> it's a great question. there's not been a lot of studies designed to answer that question. probably some need to be done. but it's most likely a combination of factors. the first is the surprising incidence of risk factors - such as smoking, people are getting diabetes, obesity, and then the other thing is we are getting better at detecting strokes. technology, mri scanning, and we can pick up more strokes than we used to. >> you mentioned detecting strokes. how can one tell. i understand there's a fast method. >> that is a fantastic question. because strokes can have variable symptoms, it's important that we get out the word on how to tell you are
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having a stroke. there's a push to educate the government about doing a fast screen. that's the numonic, it's fast. the f stands for face. you look for asymmetry, weakness in one side of the face. you can ask someone to smile if you believe they are having a stroke. we are looking at the mouth. if one side is different from the or, it's conservative. the a is arm. ask them to hold up their arms, if one drifts, it's concerning for weakness. the s is speech. this can be slurred speech or it can be difficulty getting your words out or difficulty understanding what one says to you. any of those would be concerning and cause to bring someone into the hospital. the t is important - which is time. time is brain.
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every minute 2 million neuroons die. 2 million brain cells die if they don't get the blood they need. there's nothing more important than getting to the hospital as soon as possible. >> you mentioned time is important. why is it so important to have 911 take you to the hospital instead of having someone drive you? >> i tell my patients call 911. no one likes to use an ambulance, but it is important, better than taking yourself in. (a), emergency personnel are well trained and can stablilize you before you get to the hospital. the second thing is that they can't help triage, they can be in contact with the hospitals and the doctors and let us know that you are coming so we can be ready. >> speaking of hospitals and doctors, we have an mri of the
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brain. can we pull it up. can you walk us through what the graphic looks like. >> this highlights in picture form what i'm talking about when i say time is brain. so that pink area is the core area of brain tissue that died after not receiving enough blood. and the yellow area that is bigger that you see is the tissue at risk that we are trying to save, they with can reverse the damage to that area. even though the area that is affected is small, the area that could be affected if we don't do something immediately is larger. >> bringing us back to why time is important. >> you got it. >> thank you for joining us. >> mark morgan is here with sport as we kick things off with college football. >> last night's showdown with
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miami was considered by many to be the last hurdle between the seminials and an undefeated season. fsu passed the test with flying calls. . >> james winson going through a ritual. steven morse looking for an open man. >> 33 yards for the score. second quarter - the seminials with a ball, leading by seven. dumped to dehave note freedman. 48 yards for the score. 98 receiving yards, rushing over 78 yards as well. goes up 21/7. seminials up. gaols wilder taking it out. diving into the end role. 514 total yards for the seminials. >> notres dame and navy - irish
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quarterback tommy reece hits tj jones for a 36-yard score. >> irish up 17-14. third quarter irish trailing by three. rees looking for an open man, it's ben kojack. >> fourth quarter navy answers. keenan reynolds. 44 yards to matt. miniup threement the game back and forth. the irish come back. tyrian breaks the plain from one yard out. notres dame up. later navy making a bid k trying to making is happen. they are going for it. a little trickery. shaun lynch is droppeded short. he is smothered and the irish survive. >> maybe played a terrific
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football game. we have to be flawless in the second half. we came up with two stops. that was the difference in the game. few weeks back here our defense saved us, our offence bill was out. hats off to them. >> michigan state hosting michigan. 23 seconds left. connor cook fades back. fowler is open. michigan state's defense was tenacious. holding the wolverines to mines us 48 yards rushing, due to seven - i said seven sacks. at one point michigan state quarterback devon gardner on three straight plays. the spartans close the deal. 40 out of 120 rushing yards. 29-6. spartans won five of the last six meetings. >> a wild finish.
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watch this. korn huskers looked done. they marched down the field, ron kellog the third with desperation, hail mary into the end zone, tipped and caught by junioredan wester camp - are you killing me. nebraska with a winner. turning to the nfl. dna ver broncos head coach john fox will undergo heart surgery. he'll be away from the team. he had been toldful his heart condition and hoped to delay surgery until after the season. fox felt dizzy while playing golf. his doctor recommended he undergo ai otheric valve surgery. the team has not named an interim coach. >> earlier the boston red sox clinched the world series on a home field for the first time since 1813. they celebrated with the city of
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boston as thousands of fans lined the streets for a parade that began at fenway park and ended at the charles river. highlighted by an emotional moment at the finish line of the barth. players stopped at the finish line, where they placed the trophy. the red sox winning their third world series filt in the past 10 -- title in the past 10 years. >> the men i saw were new, young, showing up it, taking the lead, having our back. that was it. >> seemed like everyone counted us out. when the guys got together we believed in each other and that we could do this. here we are. >> that's all in sports for this hour.
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. good morning. top of the morning to you all. i hope you got some rest. an extra hour of sleep and ready for a beautiful day. a gorgeous morning across charlotte, north carolina, take a look at what folks got see. beautiful. start to the day as the sun comes up. it will be a lovely day in charlotte north carolina. and across much of the east coast. chillier than yesterday, winds push in out of the north and west. snow flurries falling down. as the day continues, and the heating of the day arises, we'll see the snow really dissipate. toronto 27 degrees down in cleveland. 41. 39 in pittsburg. 49 in new york city, where they'll run a marathon. it's ideal whether given we don't have rain in the forecast.
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scattered showers. that'll clear out as we head into the afternoon and evening. terms 50 degrees in new york city. 56 down in the capital. 36 degrees in new york city. you'll feel a noticeable difference in terms of temperatures. i hope you have your jacket ready. last night we this snow across the cascades and today across the rockies. we do see anywhere from 6-12 inches of know. we had high winds across the pacific north-west. as a result 145,000 people lost power outside of seattle. a winter storm warning across idaho. if you travel along i-is a, take it easy. later on today, as we track to work on monday the clouds will break up. you may see sunshine by the end
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of the day. back to you. >> meanwhile honey bees in canada are dying, putting crops apt risk. some blame a nicotine-based pest af side but manufacturers ait's safe. >> this area is a para days for -- paradise for bees. >> a third generation bee cooper, he is known -- bee keeper, he is known for the quality of his honey bees. he's finding too men of his charges devastated or dying. they were just sitting on plant leaves. running in the grass, not coming home. twitching and spasming m a good percentage disappeared. >> beekeepers across central canada report similar losses. dead bees, mouldering hives.
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many blame is pesticide used on corn and soy beans, based on nicotine in plants. >> manufacturers say it's safe. scientists found honey beans protect each other from disease, meaning less individual imunty to parasites and contamination. >> the bee keeping industry is becoming more and more expensive to keep money bee, that we'll reach a threshold where it will not be worth it for a bee keeper to maintain a colony to see 40% die. >> these do more than make honey. they pollenate crops. whatever the reason for the counter round of honey pee deaths. consequences are worrying scientists. >> if we loss bees we'll lose a
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particular part of our supply. we don't get fruits, animal feeds. many things we'll lose. >> europe has already banned nicotine-based pesticides. there are calls for canada to do the same, until more research is down. into is bee colonies look healthy. beekeepers are wondering about the future of their industry. economically small, vitally important for the crops that we rely on. >> next up - why cuban theatres are being shut down.
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>> we are hours away from the first ever youtube music awards - celebrating artists and songs that youtube users turned into hits.
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it will be held in new york city and streamed on youtube. >> next up - let's bring in our metrologist to tell us what it going on around the country in weather. >> it will be a beautiful day across portions of the midwest to the south-east. all the way back to the north-east. the weather maker is in the pacific north-west. we had a storm, 145,000 people lost power outside of seattle due to the wind. that wind will die down today as the storm pushes to the east. look at the cloud cover. the moisture pushing in out of eastern pacific teaming up with a frontal boundary. we'll see showers. they need the rap and will take it. >> temperatures across the north. it's chilly to start out compared to where we have bean. we were at 70 degrees on friday.
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today at 49. albany coming in. temperatures continuing to fall by the overnight hours. we had a couple of scattered showers. upstage new york snow fell. as we track foo the afternoon the clouds will break up. it will be a sunny beautiful day. temperatures topping at 50 degrees. by tonight down to a low of 36. the skies will be sunny. highs coming in at 48 degrees. back to the west, where the snow is not over. we expect the snow to fall across idaho, anywhere from 6-12 inches of snow, 5,000 feet and above. winter is knocking on your door. it will die dawn. please be careful if you are travelling. seattle - showers, take it easy
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along i5. back to work on monday. several degrees cooler as the front pushes to the east and the winds tracking to the north. >> down in phoenix 82 degrees. beautiful time of the year to be in phoenix, headed northbound to the grand canyon. take it easy on the roadways back in la. nicest weather of the year across the south-east. temperatures in the '60s. humidity not oppressive. 66. hooustion 70. most locations will see sunny skies through the day. back to you. now the end of our first hour, here is what we are following. secretary of state john kerry is on a 9-day overseas trip. this is his first stop in cairo
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and the first since the ousting of mohamed morsi, who goes on trial tomorrow. john kerry travels to europe and north africa. 23-year-old paul ciancia has been charged with murder in the shooting of a t.s.a. officer. the new york city marathon steps off in a few hours amid tightened security. there's op one nfl team without beating. will the chiefs survive another week. >> next up al jazeera continues and we are back with you in 2.5 minutes. >> stay tuned. in the meantime follow us on our website
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mending fences. secretary of state john kerry makes a trip to the middle east. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sabotaging peace talks as the taliban promises to seek revenge. >> the website is down. trying to make it glich free before an end of the month deadline. hello, welcome to al jazeera
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america. i'm here in new york. secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east. it's the start of a 9-day tour. one of kerry's goals is to repair tensions with gulf ally. beginning when he visits re-ard. military support is being coordinated. the trip kicks off in egypt where the secretary of state is making an impromptu visit, the first by officials. sue turton has the details. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry landed in cairo specting a frosty reception. it's a month ago until a temporary freeze was put on aid. >> the human rights and democratic principals will not
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be adveered. the relationship looked to be mending. a press conference with the foreign minister and john kerry talked about improving bilateral relations. john kerry was warmed and gladdened that there was a roadmap towards better democrat uk plips pal gs -- democratic principals. >> others are interested in the trial of president mohamed morsi, starting monday. >> more allegations against the n.s.a. this time it involves spying on un secretary general ban ki-moon. the "new york times" says the intelligence agency intercepted talking points for moonprior to his visit last april. the paper sass the disclosure was a highlight in a top-secret report. the white house is not
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commenting, bus there are reports that the administration ordered an end to the assassination. >> hakimullah mehsud was buried secretly as fighters bowed to avenge suicide bombing. pakistan denounced the killing say the attack sabotaged peace talks. >> it was an ambur. it was not fired from the front. it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> lawmakers are demanding u.s. supply lines into afghanistan be blocked. >> authorities filed murder charges against a man that opened fire in terminal 3 los angeles international airport. details emerged leaving one t.s.a. dead and several other the wounding the the shooter ignored ticket and baggage
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handlers but was intented on taking out -- intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk. he was wounded in the facely police officers at the end of the gunbattle inside lampedusa terminal 3. a -- lax, terminal 3. >> a note gave in sight to his frame v mind. >> he made a cop cess decision to kill multiple t.s.a. employees, addressing them staling he wanted to "instill fear into their traitorous minds." >> the federal bureau of investigation says paul ciancia shot gerardo i. hernandez at the screening checkpoint, went up the elevator, came down and shot gerardo i. hernandez again. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful father, husband son and friend. he would have been 40 next week.
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i'm truly devastated. we are all heartbroken. we'll miss him dealer. >> the federal criminal plaint chaise paul ciancia used a smith and wesson assault rifle, carried five high capacity magazines. the federal bureau of investigation says it will build a full profile of paul ciancia and what brought him to this point. he was raised in this nertiony house -- new jersey house and lived in los angeles for the last 18 month, questions remain still. >> there's a host of surveillance video that we are going through, we are examining it. there's a tremendous am of evidence that we are examining. >> if convicted paul ciancia faces life in prison or the death penalty.
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. meanwhile t.s.a. agent gerardo i. hernandez is being remembered by friends, family and colleagues at lax, the pillars that mark the airports gate way were lit blue to honour his years of service with the t t.s.a., the first in the agencies history to be killed in the line of duty. >> a lockdown after a shooting at greens borrow took a man to hospital. police are looking for four suspects, hitting the man. the victim suffered nonlife threatening wounds. >> is down. technicians have been repairing it since late saturday. the obama administration said it was bringing in experts from google and oracle to fix it. the website has been filled with glitches sips launching. it is expected to be online this morning at about 9am eastern.
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. a brief solar eclipse blocked the sun rise across the east coast. our metrologist is here with more. >> that's pretty what a behind you. >> beautiful. this picture is from charlotte north carolina, but we have video from nigeria, gorgeous as the sun rose. we are looking at a partial eclipse where the moon covers a quarter of the sun. beautiful. this picture that you see behind me from charlotte north shows you what folks got experience. a few clouds in the backstop. hope you got your rest with an extra hour of sleep. it will be lovely across the country.
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cloud cover is on the way. all that ahead of a front. winds will be picking up ahead of the front, cooling it down a little bit. as we make back towards the east coast we had showers across portions of the great lakes and snow flurries in the north. temperatures 46 degrees in new york city. 35 in albany. it's chilly to say the least. winds pushing to the north. we continue to push into the afternoon. temperatures sfauling into the -- falling into the 30s. the pink is snow flakes earlier on. winter is knocking on the door. by the end of day 44 in cleveland. pittsburg filly coming in around 62. sun shine today. later in the week temperatures rising. cooler but we'll be back in the
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'60s by wednesday, in the pacific north-west a storm pushed through, knocking the power out for 145,000 people. we'll have to deal with snow and wind today. the wind will diminish was we track into overnight hours. you can expect 6-12 inches of snow. >> pack to you. a british muslim leader and u.s. citizen have been sentenced to death over crimes in the warfe independs in 1971 in bangladesh. we spoke to the lawyer. >> to accountant the individuals in absentia and sentence them to death is deplorable. no defense evidence was called whatsoever. my clined have -- clients have no right to appeal.
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rather than seek their contradig, the government foregoed that and went for a sensationalist victory. >> our correspondent is in bangladesh and has details on the sentencing. >> the war crimes trials in dhaka which have been going on for months created serious divisions. you have the ruling party led by sheikh hasina. she and her supporters say it's a reckoning, if you will, and justice being meted out for events during the violent birth of this country. event that included atrocities and widespread mass killings. on the other hand opposition leaders. include k one that heads an 18-party coalition of parties
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show that this is a show trial designed to eliminate the leadership of opposition parties, including the religious party jamar islamia. the situation is growing more intense. there was a strike last week. this coming week there'll be a 60 hour general strike. the prime minister sheikh hasina, is holding a monster rally of her supporters. the situation has all the ingredients for potentially more violence. >> france protests turned violent. demonstrators is showed up to say they were fed up with taxes on heavy vehicles, three threw stones on police who responded with tear gas. >> agriculture is an industry
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and farmers rely on trucks to transport goods. >> laurent fabius talking about the two adjournmentists, they were assassinated, grabbed from a billage and bodies dump. we have this report. >> nobody knows who took them or why they were killed. ghislaine dupont and claud verlon worked for radio france internationale. the rebel leader they introduced from tuareg described what happens. >> translation: i heard an unusual noise in the stroot. their car was in front of my house, 10 metres from the door. i went to see what was happening m once i was at the door i saw a pick-up parked next to theirs. there was a man on the ground with a weapon. he pointed at me and said, "go back inside." shortly after they took off with the two journalists and left in
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a hury. ghislaine dupont and claud verlon were counselled dead a few kill om tors away from kidal. rebel factses, including the tuareg are active despite a french-led military intervention. al qaeda fighters are known to fund activities with ransom money. the french military said it never had contact with the kidnappers. french president fromed cop demed the -- francis hollande condemned the actions. they will ask whether their costly intervention in mali accomplished anything at all. >> the case is under investigation. the suspicion falling on islamic mill stands. >> after 18 months of fighting rebels, government forces make strong gains against rebels to make a tragic discovery.
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and why indians say the biggest holiday, the festival of dates is less authentic.
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>> welcome back, it's taken 18 months for the democratic republic of congo to put down a rebellion by some of its former soldiers. the m23 control only three hill areas near the rwandan version after losing the key down of done last week. mass graves were discovered after retaking the town from m23 last week. >> this patch of bush next to an m23 rebel base looks like any other. something more sinister lies within. this soldier leads us to the body of a man laying in a shallow depraif. >> he died recently the the smell is unpleasant the it look like he was died up with his arms behind his back, his legs
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and blood coming from this leg. . >> it looks like he was executed. >> four more bodies prosecutor visible in this hole before rain buried them in mud. >> it's next to a barak that the rebels took from the government. a few days ago the rebels fled. rebels who surrounded said the m23 executed prisoners before it left. we tried to contact m23. they haven't answered phone calls since deposit forces fought them back. the people in the villages say living on the m23 rule was tough and the rebels were cruel. >> translation: they have prisoners there. we heard they killed the prisoners, they kill them all. >> translation: they would beat people for nothing and roast people and make them disappear.
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>> the world's largest peacekeeping force is here in congo, and they've helped them fight the m23. they'll try to find out what's. >> translation: we know bodies have been found in that area. the area controlled by m23 for one year and has been taken by the army a few days ago. we are forming a team which will investigate and we'll tell you what we discovered. >> the government says it's investigating too. war crimes are common in congo's confully. the full starry may never be uncord. -- uncovered. >> al jazeera - the m23 rebels say they have declared a ceasefire in their fight with the army. >> yemen - more than 50 are dead
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after four days of clashes between rival muslim actions. the fighting is taking place in sadat, sparking. army officials initially said a ceasefire was agreed to friday. clashes continued. the yem government is trying to broker a ceasefire. the region has been historically outside its control. the effect of the muammar gaddafi's political crisis extends behind the government. millions are going hungry, more young women are selling their bodies. >> life here drives men to take desperate measures. there are few jobs because of the political and economic crisis. some families can't afford to
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look after the families, giving teenagers no choice. >> fahn was 13, robyn 13. >> we were very poor already. i came because i don't have any money. >> 92% of the population survived on less than $2, the young woman will accepts as little as $0.25 for s. families are under pressure to make ends meet. >> children are the first victims, exploitation of kids through profit tuition, labour, begging and violence is rising. >> the cultural tradition. child brides means some view sex with a young woman or girl acceptable. it's not something the
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government takes seriously, but the government rejects that. >> translation: the cases are not always reported. people don't consider it a crime. like sex tourism they consider it a normal activity and practice. >> marrying or having sex with someone 18 is illegal. the government adds awareness campaign has been put back because of the crisis. >> social workers, aid agencies and women tell the same story. the youngest are at greater risk of exploitation. into uniself helps to run this center where people can learn about their right. they are hoping there'll be political stability, a return of money, before more young people
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are forced on to the streets. the case of rebecca sedgwick, a 12-year-old who committed suicide after being ballied on line. it's gained national detention. the department of juvenile justice center and others are working to take the mess wij to schools. >> i have been called a boy. >> sara recalls how bullies teased her. it went around school that people said i should change my sex because i liked my hair being short. ism i was bullied because of my height. >> it's a major issue in schools. now student from' hi anticipates in a workshop aimed at preventing bullying behaviour.
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>> regardless of background, race, gender, we have different problems. they shouldn't overcome who we are. showing them everyone has problems, it will be better for them to work the problems through. >> the no place for hate was implemented in south florida schools to promote zero tolerance. >> making sure that bullying is stopped and addressing issues before it escalates to suicide and violence. as in the case of seg rebecca sedgwick, a 12-year-old who climbed a concrete tower and jump to her death. authorities filed charges against two girls, 12 and 14, for terrorizing serge for months. the anti-defamation leaves plans
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to expand the "no place for hate" program. experts believe that by teaching kids to step in, when they witness others being bullied, it's the best way to diffuse a situation. >> it could be non-verbal, ut putting your arm around someone. ex-parents agree that teens reaching out to teens can best foster a bias free environment. >> the suggestion of paying for an organ don ag, it's cav yam. a study shows if people were offered $10,000 for a kidney it may be more cost effective leading to longer lives for the patient, cutting the need for donor ors gans. 18 people every day are waiting for an organ transplant.
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2,000 names are odded to the lists every month. paying kidney donors $5,000 would threat to an increase in the list. if kiddy donations rose 20% it would rise to $40,000. >> joining us to discuss this is a doctor in calgary. thank you for your time, we appreciate it. >> how dire is the need for kidney donations? >> it's at a critical stage. more people are coming down with rehn although disease. the supply of kidneys is not meeting the demand. patients on dial sis have a poor
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quality of life and the survival is not as good as transplant. why has the supply changed? >> that's a difficult kevin to answer. end stage renal disease has several causes. one could be diabetes. people are living longer as well. >> ill dial sis helps people with reeg disease stay alive, but quality of life is poor. >> $10,000 is a lot of funny to a lot of people. are you concerned you could be exploiting vulnerable people by offering money? >> it's a concern. it's been raised when - it's been debated elsewhere. there is no evidence that would suggest in our systems in north america particularly that we would exploit the poor and in
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canada we have the universal health care system. the donor would have follow up quar. the other thing we assumed is $10,000 was coming from a third party organization. it's a complex issue, but it's difficult to assume that everyone is motivated by money. we wouldn't know, unless we tried this. >> how would this work. wow would you introduce this system? >> well, we did preliminary work looking at the acceptability of financial incentives in the canadian general population. that was the first step much canadians were accepting of this idea now that we did the next step and found it cost effective. the next logical step would be to try this in a real world
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setting if we could get the policy and legal aspects solved around it. >> we'll have to see if if happens. i know everyone agrees we do want to get as many donors as possible. it will be interesting how we get there. thank you doctor. still ahead - going the distance. he raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy. now he'll run in his first new york city marathon. we'll introduce you to him. >> a showdown in the sunshine state with national title implications. sports is on the way.
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welcome back to al jazeera america. authorities filed murder charges against paul ciancia for the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport. investigators found a note aledly written by paul ciancia
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saying he attended to target t.s.a. screeners. website has been taken down for repairs about 9:00 pm saturday. trying to get the bugs worked out. it will be back on line within half an hour. >> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east on damage patrol. it will include stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. one of goals to repair tensions with gulf ally or syria. >> bassem yousseff, the jon stewart of egypt was suspended, bosses saying he violated editorial policy. fans say he was censored for poking fun at the military. this is part of an loaning crackdown. >> on the set bassem yousseff is
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talking to a vendor selling cakes and chocolates decorated with pictures of general abdul fatah al-sisi. and bassem yousseff ask if he has the interim president. the seller says he doesn't do soccer players. >> bassem yousseff says he'll have half a kilo. >> it's satirist fodder - but landed the host in trouble and taken off the air. >> the board of of directors decided to suspend the broadcast of the project. >> the comedian has yet to respond. one of his production staff said there was nothing defamatory in the episode. it's not the first time bassem yousseff spent the authorities, he ended up in court in march for ridiculing mohamed morsi. the charge were dismissed. the state commissioner called for this to be overturned.
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>> a journalist was taken off unfortunate air for hinting mohamed morsi being taken from office a call. >> what a blow to freedom of expression, freep speech in egypt after a resolution, that we reverted back to pre-january 2011, the red lines are back. obviously the red line now it the military. it's untouchable. >> a free press is virtually non-existent. few among those working for if private or state media can criticise. the foreign press han been instructed to call the minister of information. press freedoms are disappearing past. >> in egypt we cannot say that now there is a complete freedom of expression.
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freedom of press. freedom of speech - i don't think so. because in egypt now i describe the state of media as mekelphic state. if you remember. only people have to be classified now. are you against or pro what happened last july. >> in his tweets over the sum are bassem yousseff said he was glad about the military coup. if he opened for a positive reaction, he knows he was badly mistaken. in over an hour runners will gather at the starting line for the new york city marathon. after last year's boston bombing many are eager to get back in the race. race day marks the end of a long
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journey. >> brian wilton has waited years for the day to come. >> i decided to train for the new york city marathon four years ago, it's on the to-do list, calendar, bucket list. >> training along the coastline and protect as the tap tain of the water -- captain of the water rescue team. >> i have experienced death and what the ocean can do. i had the respect. >> on the night hurricane sandy hit belmar, prin was apong the -- brian was among the first to spon. >> i don't think anyone could have prepared us. we had a 15 foot storm surge. it inundated the area. it was pitch-black. cars floating with headlights on and you hoped no one was this them. >> brine and his -- brian and
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his team went to get supplies. >> it was waist dap. we swam through, carried out what we go. kuns we saw people -- once we saw people on the front porch, we knew we had to go in. we loaded people in whatever we could get our hands on, kayaks and surfboards. foo brian was shocked that it happened to his boardwalk. >> the board walk was gown, lifted and piled on one side of the street - shocking. it was a source of joy, happiness, tloep into the heat. >> in the year since han hurricane sandy. >> i run along the boardwalk,
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you can't help but feel sad. some of these houses are almost back. >> finding out he qualified for the marathon was good news. >> my friend said we got in. it was good news. >> for brian and others, the journey felt longer than 26.2 mijs making crossing the finish line a sweeter victory. . we turn to kilmeny duchardt at the start of the marathon. runners are about to take their marks. there's a couple of things to keep in mind when we talk about the race. there's obviously hurricane sandy and the step up security. talk about how the race has
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changed. >> slooultly. the more than -- absolutely. more than 45,000 run erps lining up at -- runners lining up at statton island couldn't be more excited, especially in the lights of the cancellation last year in the wake of superstorm sandy. it was a tough call. the mayor michael bloomberg had the show must go on, but public outcry won out with so many storm victims needing hep and the resources at the marathon, it was thawing, would help out -- thought, would help with that. there's added security experts. i want to bring in gwarcia. m how do you people about the race's cancellation last year? >> i understood the reasons, because of santedy. it would -- sandy.
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it would have been better if we did it before coming all the way here and released there wasn't going to be a marathon. >> how do you feel to run it this year? >> excited. the other 45,000 people are. very excited. a little chilly. i am sure it will be great. >> this is not your first new york city marr owe thon. we know you have done it before and things changed in the aftermath of the boston bombings. what did you notice in the securities changes. >> the entrance is different. there was new york police checking the bags, not letting you in with waterbottles or gairt aids, not letting you in with blankets.
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it was very different from the other years. >> absolutely. those are precautions taken this year to ensure that everyone is safe and another boston doesn't occur. >> you picked an excited runner, she cannot stop smiling. let's talk more sports with mark morgan. sometimes life - real life gets in the way of football. >> that's true. this is a case. denver broncos john fox will undergo heart surgery this week and is expected to be away from the team for several weeks. the 58-year-old fox was told of his heart condition and hoped to delay surgery until after the season. he felt dizzy whilst playing golf. doctors felt it better he undergo surgery this week. >> the kansas city is the only
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unbeaten team. the chiefs travelled to washington. we have an interview asking whether this will be a trap game for kansas city. >> this is a place they won't won since 1986. they haven't blown out opponents, and their opponents are 20 and 41, the teams they are beaten. they have not beaten a team by big margins. the schedule will get harder after the buy week. they have denver, sanddie ago at home and denver. >> is the media overreacting to des-brian's passional outburst. >> desis a passionate, emotional
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player. it looked worse than what it was. if youling to audio, the cowboys are fine. they want him to channel the emotion in a positive way. instead of paying it look like what it looked like and have him focus on what he needed to do. they addressed that. you had a chance to speak to aiderien petersen. how is he dealing with the tragic death of his 2-year-old son while trying to negotiate his season. >> on the field it's been a tough slide. he's eight carries and 89 yards behind last season when he almost set the single season. the problem for him, superman's krypton ice is the viking quarterback position.
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when i talk to to him unless the quarterback position is fixed that teams will continue to stack the line against him. he won't do what he wants to do. >> the seattle seahawks are flying high. they need help at the receiver spot. will percy make his debut? >> it doesn't look good. practice - they thought he was recovering and he made the trip to st louis, out on the field and did running and since then not a lot. concern about where he is. they need him. he had 91 passing yards, they rank near the bottom in passing offence and lost a player in what could have been his last game as a seattle sea hawk. they need percy harr bon on the field, stooner rather than
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later. it does not look good. >> the hurricane a roadblock to an undefeated even. >> the scene for this - jamieson winston with the head coach fisher's son. doing a pregame thing. we are tide at 7. haerns, two tv grabs. second quarter semifinals with the ball, leading by sevenment winston dumping it off. 48 yards for the score. florida state back in business. way to go. a one-man wrecking crew. more action, james wilder takes it in for the touchdown from five yards out, dyeing into the end roles.
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>> a wild finish in lincoln. the korn huskers looking to be done. thee drive down the feel. here is the hail mary, kel jog the third with the desperation he is right. it's tipped and caught by jordan wester camp. nebraska with a thriller 27-24. are you okay? >> i'm okay. >> that's a wrap for sport. >> that is fun stuff. all right. could the red skips name be going away. . d c coup says it's drafting a resolution to change the names of the washington rrz redskins. the name is considered offensive to native americans. let's be clear that council has no power over the tape. that's pause because the team
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plays and marilyn and pracses there. >> top of the morning for you all. hope you all got your rest. a beautiful day. i can't get enough of this picture of the solar eclipse that took place around 6: chl 45. this is what folks got see. a gorgeous day across the south-east to portions of the plap. while the cool air on the way. new znd earlier, but that is on the way out. our latest frontal boundary producing rain, snow and tornados. behind it a cooler airmass to take place. taking its place. toronto 28. >> philadelphia 27.
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folks running in the maa thon. won't have to worry about anything. a few light winds pushing out of the north. stand is the night you'll feel the chilly air as we trop to lows of 36. >> in india celebrations for diwali are under way. during the festival of lights indians light lamps, exchange gifts, set off firecrackers. this year foreign goods are making the festival les authentic. >> prayers are an important tradition during diwali. the festival of lights of the this is somewhat less official. lights made in china flooded the market. indian manufacturers can't
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compete. >> the chinese ones are brighter and cheaper, and china production is high. >> a local business association said is third of consumers are bying chinnees-made decorations for diwali. >> there is much more proper than manufacturing. . although it's the biggest festival, good prices and better equally are more important. it's not just decorations losing the flavour. sweets, made of butter and milk are being replaced by foreign flavours. cupcakes, cookies and chocolate made by european recipes, thanks to a growing middle class with a
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taste for treats. people maintained old traditions. markets tlook are still busy, because for some if it's not indian, it's not diwali. >> if you have something in front of you i won't want to buy something from china. >> diwali celebrates the victory of dead over eefl. foreign-made products may take away, but it's still the festival of lights no matter how it's lit or sounds. >> still ahead - cullenary medicine. she how aspiring doctors are swapping white coats for aprons - it's a way to tackle obesity.
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. welcome back, obesity and poor diets cause issues. from heart disease to diabetes,
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up to 80% of those conditions are preventible. we meet a group of med school students turning to the kitch ep for solutions. when it comes to the cullenary heights, new york is the perfect place much. >> it's about what you ate, what you've been receiving. while food is essential for life, it played a role in death. >> people are getting heart disease, hyperinterpretation. at the medical school aspiring doctors trade coats for aprons. >> teaming up with the johnson&wells cullenary institute it is the first program in the country - the goal to provide doctors with the tools to lead a healthy
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lifestyle. >> no one taught us those position, how to have the conversation. former chef turned physician tim harr lon wants to tell patients what to eat. >> i can talk to you about simple changes for breakfast and launch. two oare or three points that reduce your risk of dying by 25%. >> the program focuses on practical nutrition, low sodium, fat and flavour, substit using salt with citric fruit juice. today we have grilled pork loins, salad and potatos. >> it makes sense to get the doctors involved early on to control the disease through food, rather than put a band aid on it with medication.
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while some require medication, many will find a cure in the kitchen. >> this is about great kalty food and educating people to do that. >> no one said it would be easy. gives meaning to the phrase an apple a day keeps the during away. >> joins us to discuss the effect of diet on health is nutritionist and president of the physicians committee for responsible medicine. thank you, dr for joining us. i would say that most americans know you have to eat healthy to be healthy, dr barnard. where is the disconnect? >> the obvious thing assist food affect your waist line and
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cholesterol. it could affect migraine headaches, alzheimer'ses, so doctors node to help patients to understand the power the food has. >> is it fair to say there are cases where doctors goent rmz the effect -- don't realise the effect and that's why this is important. >> absolutely, we trying to get doctors not to reach for the prescription pad and reach for the cookbook instead. >> suppose we get more courses like in in medical school. >> instead of saying, "you have diabetes, here is your insulin. we say it's linked to foods and start people on a series ofs classes. it's efficient. you can teach 15-20 p. we try to make as big a change
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as we can. the more people who bring in the healthy vij tables and troot and have the health foods front and center, that makes the diet powerful for more powerful than medications. >> what diet do you advocate or does it depends on the person. pted the four extent shalls are fruit, vegetables whole grain, legg ums, as opposed to meet and pattatos. think about the japanese diets. fruit and vegetables. they are the healthy people on the planet. >> this is a great idea. do you see it catching on and becoming main stream. >> absolutely.
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patience are demanding it. probably the most famous bill clinton, when he was faced with needing heartsurgery he said, "wait, is there a nutritional approach", his heart disease got better and lost ras. >> no more jogging into mcdonald's, remember that. >> you got it. >> thank you doctor. great conversation. we so appreciate it. that will do it for this edition of al jazeera america. for the latest headlines go to the website throughout it day. that is thank you for your time. have a great day.
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