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on behalf of "real money", thanks for watching. more than once before.e warnings russia's president told to back off ukraine or face more sanctions. plus. >> anger at the desperate cries from behind bars demanding justice. fire heads roll a general motors after the investigation into deadly ignition problems. and never forget the solemn ceremony's marking d day the day that
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changed world war ii. we begin tonight with the growing backlash over the release of sergeant beau berghdal. again, president obama was on the defensive today, as members of congress question the deal that freed him, as well as five taliban prisoners from guantanamo. and there are reports that he walked away from his military duties before. jonathan bets is here with that story. >> john, today president obama pushed back on the controversial making no apologies this has claimed emerge the young soldier had a habit of leaving his post. it is a long road home event. new claims today the
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young soldier has wandered off bases before, in california, and afghanistan according to a secret military report obtain bed i the new york times. sometimes it says he wanted to see a sun rise, or test how far he could go. but he always came back. it is very unnerving to be a prisoner. >> so it is still unclear why five years ago, he walked into the afghan night before being captured. two report criticized lack base security and poor discipline with the unit. he now being treated at a hospital in germany, cut off from the drove trailing president obama across europe. i make no apologies. >> and others in washington are not so sympathetic. and question the urgency. >> there is no intelligence that indicated that from a medical standpoint his life was in danger.
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>> administration officials say waiting could have led to leaks and the deals collapse. >> anger has also shifted against berghdal, from some calling him a deserter to others worries he deliberately sought out the enemy. what this did is run five very dangerous people. >> insisted it was their only chance to save a young american trapped far from home. >> he is an american soldier, he has been in captivity for five years the war is winding down. let's bring him home. we did. he may remain in the hospital longer than expected but they say he is speaking english, but has not yet speaking to his family. and joining us now, is mike loy i don't knows. is retied army major. >> what's the difference between going awol and desserting. >> first of all it is
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intent. awol is without that official need, but for all practical purposes you are going to return. >> so there's a story in the new york times about this, that he may have walked away before, what could this be classified as? >> i think walking away. >> , when they were at the national training center, was just kind of things soldiers do, they push the envelope, they want to see a sun rise, climb a point, it wouldn't be something of their official duty, and as long as he didn't miss anything. that's why you don't see the unit members of him coming out against him on that. just kind of something soldier dozen deaths sometimes. you can still get in trouble, it's not like a commander would let that go. the unit wouldn't take him overseas if they felt like he would do
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something like this. >> what is the procedure for someone who leaves take postduring combat? do they seven for him. >> at least initially. he was awol have the first formation. he wasn't on guard duty or anything like that, but he failed to show up, at that point there was a lock down, and then they went out and likely did an immediate search, because had he just wandered out, they may have found him that way. but after 72 hours they just shut that down, and tell him that he was missing. >> explain what it means if he doesn't show up. >> if you don't make it to your work. >> so that's -- >> when they look for him to look for him in normal places like his bed.
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pressure to agate, they want to fool around, those kind of things none of them are very good. they aren't the mark of a good soldier, not something the military will condone. >> because they don't agree with the war, is that kind of stuff. >> that's more of like a deserter. how do you know what someone's intent is. >> the military must prove it, so if you look at the videos of him, it doesn't look like he is desserting it surely looks like he is a prisoner. >> you would say it is a difficult case to make for test session. >> i think clearly he was awol at certain times and he violated multiple codes of conduct, which was to be in those formations. that doesn't look like desertion. >> what sort of
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punishment might that result in? >> administrative, but in this case, given the fact that he had been in prison if fire years i think they will look at administrative only. >> so the down cancel as home coming event, siting reasons. these were supposed to welcome beau back to his hometown. >> everywhere you go, for the last five years, yellow ribbons. >> he is coming home. >> but the jubilation has been tempered by controversial. >> i am from idaho, haley idaho, u.s.a. >> with critics calling the army sergeant a traitor. >> saturday of course everybody was so excited. and happy, and monday all the negative press that came out. and accusations kind of
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put a damper on things. >> thom: thank persuaded organizers to cancel it. in a small city already overrun, they say the event would have drawn too many people, both protestors and supporters. haley a town of 8,000 does not have the infrastructure to support the size this event could come. canceling plans to visit. some local businesses told al jazeera they also had complaints saying they shouldn't treat him as a hero. still many say they are happy for his family. >> owe have been standing strong with beau, now we can stand strong with him for a while longer. the police chief is not to judge him until he has
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a chance to tell his size of the story. the five prisoners swapped were senior to mid level, members of the taliban. they were captured early in the war. more on their celebrated change. >> they say this could be a positive sign for the men waiting to be transferred, many have been waiting since george w bush was in office, one of them is a british resident. >> i don't know how it feeled to be protected and cared for by a dad. but he is a very special dad, he cares about everybody. >> the 47-year-old british resident has been waiting to be transferred since 2007. prime minister has even spoken to president obama about releasing him.
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where his wife and four children live, and the u.s. government wants to send him back to his native saudi arabia. there's no one with that will hear his voice from odd yeah arare yeah. >> more than half of the men currently in guantanamo have been cleared for a transfer. in order for that to happen, the government has to determine the detainees don't pose a significant security risk and it has to find a country willing to take them. according to the office, it's estimated that almost 17% of the more than 600 men released from guantanamo, were involved in terrorist or insurgent activities upon their release, some analysts and journalists say their research shows
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the government's figure is inflated. a spokesman says we would like to make the transfers at a faster clip, but verifying the assurances is not only time consuming but it is difficult. when so few countries are willing to accept the detainees. amer's attorney says she is encouraged by the release of the five dentines in exchange for p.o.w. with. she says amer's health continues to deteriorate. his legal team has ask adjudge to release him, as he is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other physical ailments. he says once he leased he needs to get treatment, and all he wants is to spend time with his family and help others. >> he wants to work on behalf of people that don't have a voice. people who are held in black holes around the world. people who don't have justice or freedom. his attorneys say he is beginning to lose hope.
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>> the pace of transfers has slowed. from 2011 to the presence the number of transfers is three timed led than it was in 2009, and 2010. natasha, thank you. the military mom who says her son died while searching for sergeant berghdal that's in the next half hour. president obama is in france tonight, commemorating the 70th anniversary. but russia's involve innocent in ukraine topped the agenda. president obama is again warping his russian counter part, time is running out to either back down, or face additional sanctions. >> mr. putin has the
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chance to get back in the lane of international law. and has agents inside ukraine trying to destabilize the east. where violence has intensified this week. if he does not change course, g. seven leaders say they are ready to act. >> and minimize adverse impacts on european countries. standing beside him, u.k. president who net one on one in paster thursday evening. >> this was a meeting with a very clear and firm set of messages. which that there is an opportunity for a successful ukraine, especially now there's been a presidential election. but the status quo, the situation today is not acceptable and it needs
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to change. french president dined with president obama and mad a second meal with putin. >> mr. obama has no planned for a formal meeting with the russian leader but the two are likely to rub elbowed on the 70th anniversary of d day, and if he does see putin, the president says he will say in private what he has said in public. russian armed forces annexing a neighbor is illegal, and violates international law, and the kind of destabilizing activities that we now see, funded and encouraged by russia are illegal, and are not constructive. >> and now to nigeria, where boko haram is accused of new attacks.
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these latest attack attacke in the same region. reports from the capitol. what is being reported is three different areas, were attacked by masked men, sometime on monday. sometime in the middle of the night, going into tuesday. they were arminged we understand they were dressed in military uniforms and military fatigues that fired upon villages that they set churches and mosques alike, and other buildings and basically destroyed these communities. completely. now, this -- these attacks have been confirmed by a senator for the area who says he has spoken to resident who is have given him this description of what happened.
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and the emergency services as to exactly what happened, this is not completely unusual, because it is an incredibly remote area on the border between nigeria, and cameroon, very poor, practically no roads very difficult to get to, so it is understandable if you like that this attack could have happened on monday, but is only coming to light now. now the leader of the church in england made an unexpected i have sit yesterday. he met with the nigerian president, good luck jonathan. the leaders discussed boko haram and the attacks. he offered his condolences for what he called the struggles. he also called for a solution based not just on security, but on economy and spirituality. coming up next, the results of a g.m. internal investigation.
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this report is extremely thorough, brutally tough, and deeply troubled. >> plus, d. day and the secret group that helped make the invasion possible.
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police are investigating a fatal shooting on a campus. four people are shot, a local hospital says one
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of those wounded has died. police do have a suspect in custody, the school's website says the campus lock down is now been lifted. deeply troubling into a deadly ignition switch defect. a pattern of incompetence and neglect. that's how mary described the results of an internal investigation, into it's faultyic in addition switch. the report conducted by outside attorney, antwon involved more than 350 interviews and 41 million documents. it concludes there's no evidence g.m. compared to cover up the facts. however, there was a history of misjudgements, a broken workplace culture, riddled with failures. five others have been disciplined.
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>> i can tell you, this report is extremely thorough, brutally tough. and deeply troubling. for those of us that have dedicated our lives it is painful to see our shortcomings layed out so vividly, as i read the report, i was deeply saddened and disturbed. >> some of the troubling conclusions reveal that some in the company knew as early as 2001, that ignition switches and chevy cobalt sat tern ii don't knows and other small cars have the potential to shut off and disable air bags power steeling and other features. says the company, will compensate crash victims and their families.
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>> i am guided by two clear principles. first we will do the right thing for those harmed and second we will accept responsibility for our mistakes, and commit to doing everything within our power to make sure this never happens again. during her address, she stressed the renewed commitment to safety, g.m. recently hired a safety chief. mark fay land is a business writer for the detroit free press. >> the organization is shaken by what happened. but it appears they are taking all the right steps. >> last month, the national highway safety administration fined g.m. $33 million for failing to act sooner. but the troubles may not end there. the justice department has launched investigations of their own.
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a fireworks display, what many people don't know, is that d day may not have happened if not for one growth, men and women working as codebreakers interpreted sensitive information, helping to change the direction of the war. tucked away, the park may not look like one of the most important sites from world war ii, but it is here that bittish intelligence broke german codes and helped draw up plans for the allied invasion. sections off in independent groups few knew the big picture, but naval intelligence officer knew, she worked on the highest level, and helped coordinate the massive effort. just 25, she held the fate of tens of thousands ally soldiers in her hands.
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we waited so long for this, it was very excited, but we did realize there would be a lot of casualties. machines were with clarking away, thousands in normandy alone, each sending several a day turned into random code germany thought was unbreakable. each transmission, possibly containing crucial information. what adolf hitler didn't know, is the british had a secret mission. just one example of how it saved lives involved the u.s. army 86 air born. >> they are about to drop into this area, which is clear of german troops and then it shows that the germans are moving troops in there.
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stronging into a hornets nest, you have saved probably 15,000 men. >> and then just six days. >> , they go online with an even more sophisticated machine, speeding up the process by four hung%. the world's first modern computer, 70 years later those that are there can hardly believe it. >> i think it is one of those things that you look back and say oh, did i do that? you did it because you had to. she was considered so important, it remain as secret for decades it is only in recreant years they gained recognition for the work they did, some say they cut the length of the war by a full two years.
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and changing the course of history. phil ittner, al jazeera. more than 150,000 u.s. canadian and british troops stormed the beaches of normandy on june 6th 1944. but the invasion was actually scheduled to take place the day before. one weather with forecast made a brave call delaying the invasion. >> that's right. very interesting story. we had a cold front that was really extending across parts of normandy, that meant we saw a lot of clouds and rain, a lot of wind withs and of course, across the channel, we saw a lot of high seas. now, it was captain james stag that actually made the decision, he was actually eisenhower's chief meteorologist. he went against the grain, he said we do have one day that will be okay to make the invasion. and that would be june sick. what happened on june 6
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was the cold front pushed there, and we got this break. it was only juan day, the germans thought that we were going to be seeing at least two weeks of bad weather, because of that, many of the senior officials actually went to the east, and got a break. which left a lot of that area undermanned. what happened then, is of course, we had the invasion, things were good for one day, and then more weather with turned back in, and as the story continues on january 20th 1961, president kennedy asked eisenhower why the war was with so successful, and he said well, our meteorologist are better than the german's. we will have special live coverage, beginning at seven eastern, tomorrow morning here on al jazeera america, we hope you tune in. the president defends the deal to free the
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sergeant. >> we do not leave anybody wearing the american uniform behind. >> al jazeera journalists demanding justice from behind bars.
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coming up, swift to help fix problems. veterans arrive in france for tomorrow's anniversary. plus. for in people in brazil. a dark reality.
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president obama says he will not apologize for the prisoner swap that exchanged five high ranking prisoners for army sergeant bo berghdal. several members of congress say they were told that the taliban has threatened to kill him if a deal was made public beforehand. we have a basic principle, we do not leave anybody wearing the american uniform behind. we had a prisoner of war, who is health had deteriorated, and we were deeply concerned about and we saw an opportunity and we seized it. and i make no apologies for that. >> several members of the unit have accused him of having deserted his post, and some argue that they
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died while searching for the sergeant. he hit them forward, and then he flew himself on the top of them, and as he did that he took a direct hit. hi mother says they also offered this explanation. >> they were out on a mission to capture a high ranking taliban that was instrumental in their strategic organization. and they had accomplished that, and they had sent him back wherever they sent the prisoners and then they were continuing on their mission. >> that's what the family believed for five years.
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but after beau's release, the phone started to ring, she says her son's former comrades side now that berghdal was no longner jeopardy, they had another version of the story to tell. is i said i don't remember us looking for any taliban. >> andrew's mother says the soldiers told her the mission has been to find berghdal. >> so now we are facing with was all of it a lie? what was the mission? if he was killed looking solely for this young man. that had left, i'm extremely angry. extremely angry. >> the army says lit investigate claims that berghdal desserted. found guilty he should receive the maximum sentence for desserting by time of war, death by
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firing squad. >> i think he deserved the full letter of the military justice system. the secretary of defense says he was unaware of any soldiers killed, but to the mother of secondluth andrews the situation is clear. >> it is a lie. i think he is lying to the public. he deserted, he is a traitor. and if obama need as hero, i think we have a whole lot of men we can present. i think we have a lot of heros but he is not one of them. >> he says one of those is her son, his dog tags hang around her neck. covering the feeling of betrayal she says she now carried in her heart. al jazeera, houston. at least seven other americans are still being held hostage overseas.
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even before beau berghdal's release was announced the u.s. government phoned one maryland family. to let them know. it was the family of warren weinstein, himself a hostage. held captive in pack span. i asked them, they said they had no news. i was happen by the sergeant was released and happy for his parents and after that went by, it was how come my husband wasn't released too. war with remember is a his, a dad, and a grandfather. ohe was kid napped from his home nearly three years ago, just days before he was to leave the country he loved. helping pakistani small businesses. >> he just thrived on helping people. it has been more than two
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years since i was taken prisoner by al quaida. >> this is now the haunting image of the once lively family man. he will turn 73, next month. >> now when i need my government, it seems that i have been totally abandoned. >> a state department told al jazeeras we with continue to actively work with pakistani authorities to stay to security his release. but weinstein's wife and daughter wonder why he and another american kidnapped in the region katelyn coleman couldn't have been part of the recent exchange. they left american citizen there is when they had an opportunity to maybe make a different deal. >> berghdal was military. and seized in afghanistan by the taliban.
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weinstein a civilian, a big difference to the government. but not to weinstein's family. when there's a soldier left behind, what afghanistan by the taliban a citizen left behind, he needs to be with his family, he deserves to come home. >> the yellow ribbons can soon come down, but not here, not yet. the trial of three journalists jailed in egypt, adjourned for another ten days. during the trial's recess, the journalists shouted in defense democracy. >> peter guess that, and
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another al jazeera reporter abdullah ashammy has been held without charges since august, he is on a hunger strike and is set for a hearing next week. time to head to washington, d.c., joey chen standing by to tell us what is coming up on america tonight, at the top of the hour, joey. >> good evening john, tonight on our program, the world of men, very angry young men, they think of themselves as cool, confident, pickup artists, but in some online forums they find themselves lashing out against women, to the point of viciousness when they are rejected. and what happens when their online anger explodes into the streets where it all starts and uh how dangerous it might get to be in our report tonight. the one that comes to mind is negging.
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and what that means is saying something really unpleasant to a 2, like your hair looks terrible today. and the idea is that this somehow makes a woman feel vulnerable, and according to these people, makes her more likely to agree to have a relationship or sex waythe man who says it to her. >> a growing movement largely driven by online conversations, coming up at the top of the hour, on america tonight, we will see you then. >> all right, thank you. there's a new person in charge of managing the person's affordable care act. the senate confirmed the new health and human services secretary. she had worked as the president's budget director, she succeeds kathleen who stepped down last month. it gives the obama administration greater authority to fire employees of the v.a.
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lib by casey has that story. republicans and democrats have a very different mind about how to have real change. led by independent bernie sanders of vermont. and republican john mccain of arizona of course, a decorated war veteran himself. the two men say both sides get some of what they want, but not everything, a true compromise. now, democrats wanted to make sure that there's more funding for doctors that's included in the bill, they will also see more than two dozen v.a. facilities across 18 states get improvements and upgrades. republicans want veterans to be able to get more choice in their doctors. seek care outside of the v.a. facilities. the senator said what they were able to put in this was any vet who lived more than 40 miles away from a facility can
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see another doctor. if there's a wait time that is unacceptable, they should be able to go to the the provider near their home. that happened in this legislation, but democrats get some protections that they want to make sure that firings respectably in nature. to convince everyone else to get onboard with it. meanwhile we saw the acting secretary, sloan gibson make an appearance in phoenix, ground zero where these problems where they were unable to get doctors appointments. he said there's an audit taking place, the results of which will be released on monday. >> i think in an environment like this, i have a natural bias for openness, i think in a
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situation like that, it demands even ever many. communication, openness, we also have to work to earn back the trust of our veterans. and we will co that one at a time. >> he said he may be acting secretary, but he is not treating the john that way, he is trying to affect some real change. >> soccer's world with cup in brazil begins one week from tonight. it is expected to be the most expensive world cup ever. yet, many people within brazil feel divided. rachelle kerry is here with more on that story. >> john, against the back drop of state of the art stadiums there is reality, the absolutelies of brazil, the world cup has caused sticker shock, where people can barely afford to live, much less buy a ticket to the game. this is what brazil wants the world to see, is a host the world cup. tourists warming the
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streets. but this is also the reality, anger over the price tag. it's esmaysed the games will cost $14 billion, money for 12 stadiums upgrading paragraph, and preparing to entertain hundreds of thousands. and bra still shanty tonights many people don't believe they will see any of that. >> i think it is very clear that the world is not for all. it has brought us projects that only benefit the upper glass, but everyone else pays the price. >> la risa organized this alternative soccer tournament, for poor men, women, and children. this is another form of political protest against the national and local government. our main goal is also to strengthen the community, and bring attention to those who are evicted and
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suffered police violence because of the world cup. >> for week pros test tors have expressed their anger in many different ways. from rallies. to messages spray painted across town, like this one that says education, is an investment. and in a busy intersection, a depiction of a hungry man, with a soccer ball on his plate. still, inspite of the controversial over the cost, carlos a 28-year-old father of three, who lived in a shanty town, says he will be cheering on the bra stillian team the only way he can. question whether watch it here at home. we love to see the game in the american stadium, but the tickets are way too expensive. this is football at it's finest. >> there are signs of economic strife, today subway workers went on strike after a failed bid, a france sit strike
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that could have a crippling effect on the games because 3.5 million people use the public transportation system every day. >> that could be a very difficult world cup. coming up, americans back in normandy again. also creating the first ever warning system for a powerful earthquake.
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deadly has been we saw two people killed because of the stormy weather that pushed through. and we are picking up more storms out here. as well as up towards iowa, so far today, we have seen about 140 wind with damage reports. we have also seen about 20,000 people without power because of that. and you can see that line of wind with damage all the way with down here.
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first of all tornado watches that is severe weather, and then flooding is a big problem behind those storms in arkansas. and that is going to continue probably for tomorrow morning as well. we with are looking at georgia right now, seeing some severe weather. we with do expect that to increase. down to the southwest, it is a completely different story, not a lot of weather in terms of clouds it is the heat. right now, temperatures phoenix arizona 105 degrees. las vegas is 100. normally for phoenix, the average at this time of year is about 100 degrees. but things will get worse. we do have heat warnings from a lot of states are those temperatures are going to be exceeding 100 degrees. thom, phoenix, 106 degrees there, and things are not really going to improve, if you are traveling to phoenix, by monday, that looks
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like lit be the hottest day, we are abouting to see 109 degrees there. not changing to much. your news is after this.
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>> eight out of ten most populated cities in the world a new early warning system is being developed here in the united states. techknow's kyle hill has more. >> there is nothing in nature like a size mick event. and no one knows that more than dr. tom heat tobacco. he has been studied quakes since the 1970's at america's free eminent size mick city. >> one thing people don't like about earthquakes is when it starts you have no idea how big the shaking is going to get. inform you rah in the wrong place kit be very terrifying. if you know you are in a place that is hazardous, you don't know what is going to happen next. >> what if you can slow down the inevitable, even just for a few seconds. >> so this is a
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stimulation of a 7.8. >> and the system is telling us, tracking where the earthquake is here. showing up on my computer screen, or your computer screen. >> earthquake, earthquake. >> strong shaking expected in 23 seconds. telling you where the wave is, we are here in los angeles, the p wave is headed for us. so this red circle. >> it is this sheer wave that has most of the heavy shaking. it is headed towards us. the closer to us the stronger the shaking. >> it first senses the primary waves that's the yellow circle. they tell scientists a quake is coming but don't cause any shaking. two red s or sheer waves follow.
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in this am nation, they hit 30 sects. >> the s waves that's how it predicted the most recent quakes including one that struck in march of 2014. scenes like this playing across tvs and the web nerves were frayed, ironically, the public never got an early warning because it is only a prototype. >> joining us now is techknow's phil torres. we heard about the p waves how does it detect those waves? and if they can detect it 30 seconds before, can they detect it a minute before? >> the earliest is the second that the earthquake actually hatches. they have hundreds of sensors around this area, and once they feel there's an earthquake, they can send out an electronic signal, and electricity is traveling to the speed of light, which is really fast.
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so if you have the warning going out the speed of light, the earthquake travels only at the speed of sound. so it is guaranteed the warn willing get to you before the earthquake does, and that can give you precious ten or 15 seconds. >> if i understand that, if you are closer to the center of the earthquake you have less time in. >> absolutely. they are traveling from that center and outwarts so if you are 20 miles away lit take a while to get there, and if you proposal a mile away, you will feel it quick. is idea you would run out if you were inside the house, you run outside? >> i think there's various things to do, one thing they say is to get near a big solid object and lay low. so if something falls on you then you can be protected underneath the big object. people used to say get into a door way, not really the case any more. butly say, i have been in my fair share of small quakes and your brain is
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getting rattled to think of where to go, it is difficult. so if there's some loud speaker warning saying take cover, telling you what to do, telling you when it will come, that you would woe helped me to get into a better position. >> it sounds like a fascinating story, on techno coming up. at saturday 7:30 eastern 4:30 pacific sometime. phil, thank you very much. now, last night we met three colorado men as they were leaving for france to take part in the events marking d day. part of a small group who still have vivid memory oz f what took place there. dana lewis caught up with them. >> on what many call their last reunion, veterans have come back, most over 90 years old. >> how old are you? >> 91? >> i have you beat, i am 92.
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honors as liberators they say they are blessed to survive their first visit. 89-year-old says he came to relive his memories. but on his 8th time back, it has only gotten more difficult. that's bad stuff. >> june 6th 1944, sis was part of the largest landing in military history. americans along waycanadians and the british to fear europe from nazi rule. he had a front row seat as he piloted a landing craft. and took back the wounded. people laying on the beach, and tanked shot up, yeah, wait a minute. something is wrong, this is not what we were told, it was going to be a piece of cake, it wasn't. it is believed forty-five hundred americans were
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killed, in the first few hours there were so many casualties here on omaha beach, that american commanders believed that operation overlord was a terrible catastrophe. but slowly soldiers one by one with, broke away from frightened comrades and scaled the cliffs to take out german gunners and that cleared the way for thousands more to come to shore. on this 70th anniversary, paratrooper help lead down memory lane, they were celebrated by locals dreaded as g.i.s, eager for a moment with a real life american liberator. the lard word i heard when i went out the door, look to your left, look to your right, one of you will not see daylight. >> caldwell has lied his way into the military, he was only 16 when he came face to face with the
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enemy. it happened in a hedge row hours after he landed. >> if you hit first you will survive, and if you don't you are gone. he looked at me and tried to say something, and -- that freaked me out. this week, and almost two dozen more veterans received the french he john of honor, what could well be the last chance france has to thank them for helping to free europe. our picture of the day comes from presence, where vets are being honored for their role. when combat veteran got the chance to relive the moment, 83-year-old jim martin, completed a tandem jump on the utah beach in western france. the commemoration takes
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place tomorrow morning. and you can find it right her. we will see you at 11:00.
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>> talk to aljazeera only on al jazeera america welcome to al jazeera america. here are tonight's top stories. there's been a fatal shooting on a college campus in seattle. one victim has died of
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his wounds three others are being treated. police say they do have a suspect in custody. president obama defended his decision to -- he made the comments from lawmaker whose question whether the president should have notified them first, mr. obama said he will not apologize for bringing home an american. an treatment has been made to reach the authority to fire anyone suspected of misconduct in the v.a. veterans will also be able to visit private doctors to get faster care. acting secretary of care has visited the phoenix facility where 1700 were unable to get medical treatment. he took over from former secretary who resigned last week, those are the headlines, america tonight with joey chen
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