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>> hi, everyone. it is aljazeera america. i'm john seigenthaler. israel election, the historic vote and the impact it will have in the middle east and beyond. in focus new body cam video of the police killing in dallas. why it's only raising more questions about the use of force. right to work. >> once the employer with an undocumented worker. >> no overtime, no vacation, no
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healthcare. poultry workers try to unize while living in america illegally. and out of the blue. a new i would forms in the south pacific. hear from one of the first men to set foot there. we begin with the new elections in israel. between prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his challenger, too close to call tonight. but it's not stopping the men from delivering victory speeches. netanyahu has secured 27 seats. and isaac herzog, also 27 seats. and the party placed 3rd with 13 seats. from the headquarters of the
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zionist union party dean joins us with more. >> hi, john. indeed we were at the zionist headquarters when the polls closed local time. and there was a lot of cheering and celebration and then you start looking at the screen, and you realize that a block away netanyahu's headquarters, the same kind of partying was going on, and everybody starts to shrug their shoulders and this is israeli politics, and what happens now? the numbers don't give them a victory. theyeach party has 27 seats. and neither leader, isaac herzog, or benjamin netanyahu are willing to concede. let's hear what they said after the numbers were readout tonight.
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>> and now we have to set up a strong and secure government for all of the citizens of israel if they want. we don't know what the final results will be. there have been parties who have reached the minimum required, but i want to do everything that i can in order to form a real unity party for israel. >> reporter: jonathan, if it seems upside down or excusing, it's israel politics, and that's the way it works. they never get a clear victory in the elections and so like the middle east market, the haggling begins, they say will you join my party and can we form a 61-seat coalition government? and the president has to decide
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which party is most likely to form a government. and let them go at it. give them 45 days to see if they can form a government. but he's being quoted and saying that maybe the two parties need to marry up together and form a national unity government. it's going to be very interesting to see what the president of israel says about the two parties tonight. dana, thank you. regardless of the outcome the obama administration is in a difficult position. the president will have to deal with the government and his relationship with prime minister netanyahu is already on shaky ground. mike viqueira is at the white house. >> reporter: well, john, you're absolutely right. and if there's going to be trust reborn, it's going to make a great deal of difference who is sitting in the prime minister's chair. will it be benjamin netanyahu as he has for the last six
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years? and of course the relationships with the obama administration have deteriorated in that time. but accelerating up to the meeting with congress, as he tried to derail a deal with iran that's emerging in the talks in the sensitive endgame stage in switzerland and the administration concerned about that. and then in the last 24 hours netanyahu backing away from policy with the administration, and the israeli government, with a two-state solution for the peace process. that's in shambles, and netanyahu backing off of that position and it's not going to hem matters to say the least. and netanyahu exhorting the
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coupe partners. so a lot at stake here. and i think that they were able to piece together a coalition and it felt doomed for the peace process with the remaining two years of the obama administration. >> the relationship between the prime minister and the president have been shaky and what does it mean for the two countries moving forward? >> let's face it. i think that the relationship between the two countries go deeper than who happens to be sitting here in the west winning or who is the prime minister of israel. there's a lot at stake and there's a fundamental. so no one seriously doubts that that's going to be put in
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jeopardy on an annual basis any time soon, but again the peace process and everything that goes with it, a lot of people, both in israel and here in the united states are very distressed about relationships that they have right now and netanyahu, they are bound to remain bad over the course of the next two years john. >> doug waxman, northeastern university, he's in boston tonight. and doug, what's your reaction to the result? >> well, it's surprising how well netanyahu did in the polling to the end and it showed that his party was trailing and he clearly made a political comeback and it looks likely that at this stage that he will remain in the prime minister's office going forward. >> so you think that he's better at putting together a coalition? >> i do. i think he has a big advantage in the coalition building. in large part because it's
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going to be much easier to draw on the party that has always been a crucial player. so i think the path to forming a coalition is much easier than it will be for herzog to put together a left coalition and at the same time, i think that the national unity government involving both likud and the zionist union, i think that he will remain the prime minister. >> so how does the our arab party vowing to keep netanyahu out of the prime minister's job, and they don't want to participate in the coalition, what impact does this have? >> well, i think that it has a symbolic impact, in the fact that they are the third largest
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or are likely to be the third largest party. with the political profile, the palestinians sending a message to the palestinians, masses that they have a voice and that they should be engaged in israeli politics so it's important in that respect, but which government is going to hold political power, whatever the leader of the party might say. >> from an american point of view, this might look like a country divided but is that true? >> well, it is divided in you look at the balance of powerplay between the left-wing block and the right wing block they have been divided. and this is a feature of the left-right divide.
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but it can obscure the consensus in the u.s. and jewish public. so they disagree over the domestic issues and netanyahu. but when it comes to the peace process and the issue of iran, there's not as much division as it may appear. most israelis don't put much hope in the peace process and they would like there to be a palestinian state unlike he prime minister net net. but they also see iran as a big threat. and they support the tradition at position. but there's not as much division as the israeli political map would suggest with so many parties. >> benjamin, great to have out program and thank you. the program director with the project on middle east democracy. he was the former adviser to palestinian leaders in the negotiations with israel. and he's back on the program tonight.
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nazr, your opinion. >> it's very interesting and it seems that netanyahu has a better chance of forming a government. so there's probably no hope for herzog but a worse relationship with the palestinians and that doesn't bode well. >> why do you think that? >> because a government led by netanyahu, he's the one to explicitly say that he's -- >> do you think that these results reflect the israeli population that he's solidly behind netanyahu? >> to some extent, yes but as
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far as the foreign policy, the left and the right are not that different. the left wants the peace process and two state solution desirable. but it's not going to go out of its way to make it happen either. now, if the government is going to be led by netanyahu then definitely, there's a lot in the peace process and they're expected expand, and the situation is going to worsen, and there might be a third war or another war with the palestinians, and those factors are more of the same bad policies. >> but can the arab party have an impact? the leader said that he doesn't want netanyahu as prime minister and they came in third in the elections. can they change it in? >> it could it could and it's
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unprecedented that they managed to mount this political feat. because in this case, this didn't come out of a vacuum. palestinian citizens of israel have been organizing, and doing more than that. so this has been in the making. so-called owes to them to have managed to succeed in uniting and becoming a block. and from this point forward it seems that they should be able to stop legislation or policies that might be a disadvantage to the citizens of israel, but put pressure on the foreign legislations as well. >> do you think that palestinians are going to be any more hopeful about the future?
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>> i don't think so. it's going to be on the back-burner, and unfortunately they're going to have the negative end of this. but one thing that i would say however, if they do get revitalized by the elections and feel that they might have a good chance in the next election, they might choose to be an opposition party that makes it very difficult for the right to rule. and of course with arab, and in the next election, they can have a chance. so that's the fourth scenario that might be advantageageous
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to the left. >> thanks for coming back to talk to us tonight. >> thank you. >> prime minister netanyahu's opposition to the iranian nuclear negotiation was the central theme of his re-election bid. and whether he wins or not a deal might happen anyway. the white house deal for a preliminary agreement is now two weeks away, john kerry is in switzerland leading the talks, and the obama administration is less enthusiastic. >> what we're determined to do is find an agreement that shuts down every path to iran having a nuclear weapon, and codifies how intrusive these inspections will be to verify iran's agreement. if iran is not able to come to terms with those expectations, there won't be an agreement.
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>> the talks resume tomorrow in switzerland. he's a u.s. air force veteran, cougs accused of trying to join isil. not only to join isil but he attempted to slip into syria. >> this man tyrod nathan webster pugh. he's a veteran of the air force, and he was detained after the border patrol kept him from going into turkey. he had been fired from his job as an airplane mechanic in kuwait, a month before going to turkey but when they confiscated his backpack, they got a solar flashlight and jacket and camping clothes. they say in mid january, tyrod
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pugh flew from egypt on his way to syria to join isil. when he was questioned at the airport, pugh claimed that he was a pilot with the united states special forces, and he wanted to enter turkey for vacation. they sent him back to egypt after pugh refused to give them access to his laptop as part of the border search. and what turned up were several videos downloaded as recently as december. the isil propaganda claims of war to others, showing them executing prisoners. pugh converted to islam in 1998 and became increasingly radical. and as pugh was working as a mechanic he tipped off that he simplified with osama bin laden and expressed anti-american
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sentiment. when they sent him back to egypt to prepare for deportation to the united states, he asked to stay in the middle east, instead of going back to the u.s., saying that the u.s. doesn't like black muslims. pugh's family confirms that he spent the last year and a half in dubai and egypt working as an airline meck mechanic, and his lawyer says that he will plead not guilty. he faces 35 years in prison. talk about the laptop. >> the authorities say that they found a chart of border crossing points between turkey and syria and he downloaded them allegedly five days before he was stopped in turkey. >> and he has a wife in egypt? >> this is interesting. they found a letter on the laptop to someone named nisha who turns out may have been his wife that he married in the
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past year and a half. and he wrote to her. he said, "i will use my talents and skills given to me by allah, adding that there are only two possible outcomes for me:. >> a security emergency forced a united airlines flight heading to denver to go to washington last night. a man was detained by passengers after he rushed the cockpit, yelling jihad! he was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. should undocumented workers be allowed to unionize? >> they need a voice. >> how poultry workers in the south are facing an uphill battle.
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and body camera video of a police killing. how it's fueling a new debate over police force in america.
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>> they ever often not wanted, but they're needed. that's what many undocumented workers face in this country. and now labor workers are trying to organize them. john reports from alabama. >> around the clock trucks hauling stacks of chickens at processing plants in alabama. here, poultry is the town's economic backbone. with seven poultry producers in the area, more than 6,000 latinos and hispanics have settled in the small town, making up 30% of the population. many are migrant workers opting to work for low pay in plants where there's no union and now there's a fight to change that. >> these people need a voice
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they have no one to turn to. >> when they break the law when they come to the country, i don't think that we should guarantee them any rights. >> reporter: these men asked us not to show their faces for fear of losing their jobs. they work at a plant where the majority of workers like them are undocumented. >> they want to get a job fast. it's not a job that you can do easy, but they want you do it fast. >> on a good week, they take home $300. and even with long hours there's no overtime pay no rakes and no healthcare. >> sometimes you're afraid to speak up at the office, because you don't have any papers, and if they fire us, it's hard to find a job. >> they have nowhere to go to. >> randy hadley is annoying director for the retail union
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the group represents 10,000 poultry workers at major plants in the south. >> they will never file a lawsuit, and they never will file a workers' comp case, and at the end of the day once they are finished with an undocumented worker, they throw them away like garage and they garbage. they have to have a reason. fire at will unless you have a contract. >> now a group gathers outside of plants, hoping to organize a smaller independent where hundreds of men and women are exploited. he's a representative from the albertville area with a very different stance. >> if they're undocumented and
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not in the country legal, they should not expect to get the rights that american citizens or people here legally. >> are you concerned that some of these people may be exploited and underpaid? >> first of all they broke the law to come to the country. >> reporter: in 2011, alabama had one of the strictest immigration laws, requiring schools to check immigration status, and allowing the police to stop anyone who was undommed. it drove hundreds of immigrants out of alabama and forced the poultry plants to halt production. a year later the laws were changed in court on the back of the people who sustained one of the biggest industries. >> they want to stay here, so let's give them a chance and let them prove themselves, and i believe they're proving themselves. my whole thing is this. i believe in the rule of law.
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and when you don't follow the rule of law u. eventually, you're going to have chaos. they're not legal so they shouldn't have the right to not only organize into a labor union, but there are a lot of things that the law prohibits them. >> there are many people, including state lawmakers that we spoke to who say that were there should not be protection because they're illegal and they broke the law coming here, so why should we do anything to help or protect them? >> these people here are human beings just like us, this is america, and slavery is gone. >> aljazeera reached out to each non-union poultry plant in albertville to discuss their hiring practices, and none responded. >> we all have the same rights. it doesn't matter if we're undonald. we're all human. >> even with the efforts these
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men are in a tough spot. >> sometimes people are afraid because you're threatened, because you have to sign a paper to join the union. >> they can get documentations to remain in the country legally and be able to join a union without fear. >> and also, we heard from the union representatives tonight. and they told us their goal is not just to organize in the plants but it's really about helping the undocumented workers long-term. should president obama's immigration order be upheld and move forward the big goal is to help the people with the paperwork and they plan to do that for free. >> we heard that the union is aggressively trying to reach out to the workers and some of the countries are threatening them if they sign a union card. and how many have actually signed? >> the union said to me today
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that they have several people that signed union cards but they don't want to give an exact number because they don't want them to know how farther in the process. but it's a long process controversial. and it could take years. >> all right jonathan martin, thank you and coming up next on the broadcast, graphic video, a deadly confrontation. the police bold cameras, what the officers see and how they react under pressure. and plus, democrats and republicans, scolding the secret service. and this. >> they're blurring the lines between entertainment and reporting. >> filmmaker talks about what happens when the journalists find themselves in the role of witness.
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>> hi, everyone.
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this is aljazeera america i'm john seigenthaler. >> body cameras police capture a murder in dallas. and professor over the controversy over the use of force. trial by fire. promising a change after a series of embarrassing scandals. robert durst was it a murder confession caught on tape? we'll talk to a filmmaker who facing the a similar development. and the pacific island that formed out of nowhere. >> we are getting our first look tonight at body camera footage from a police killing that happened in june in dallas. the video is graphic and unnerving, and it only raisings more questions. it shows police opening fire on a man who is holding a
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screwdriver. heidi jo castro has more. >> reporter: hey john, so jason harrison is 38 years old. he's diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in his teens, and he lived his life in his mother's home. and it was on her front porch that he lost his life, killed by two officers there to help him. two officers other o'the way to a non-emergency call. a mother, specifically requesting a crisis intervention team, called 9-1-1 for help to take her 38-year-old son to the hospital. this is the view from the first officer's body cam. the second officer's cam was not working. the mother comes to the door, and then jason harrison appears. his brother says that harrison was zyg with schizophrenia and
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bipolar disorder in his teens and the family frequently called for help when jason refused to take his meds. >> it was so regular to him. and unfortunately, he didn't realize the trouble he was in. >> his brother said that harris had never been violent. and it's uncertain why he came to the door with a screwdriver in his hand. it's hard to say. the police say that harrison lunged at him. and the family says he did not. but he would be shot. fatally. >> when jason appears in the doorway, that's when it seems their training or lack there of concerning mental health, people suffering mental crises just went in the long direction. >> the call us police
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department said that it finished it's investigation of the shooting, but declined to share the results or answer questions. the investigation has been forwarded to the district attorney. meantime, the officers are back on duty. >> you just get your stuff in order, and you just let him lie there. it's a regular rue. he has a dead man in his driveway. i mean, i think when those officers woke up that morning i don't think that they had any idea that they were going to kill somebody that day. it's absolutely tragic. this is not the way that america should be handling their meant legal ill. >> the shooting happened so quickly, john, that it's easy to miss it. it took mr. harrison 9 seconds from the time he appeared at it the doorstep to the time he was shot five times bill the police
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officers, who were wearing tasers and batons, and didn't use them. and now the family is suing the police department for violation of his constitutional rights. a professor at pace university. he's back in our studio tonight. and doctor, good to have you on the program. >> thank you. >> so let's talk about this incident. could it have been avoided based on what we have seen so far? >> well, hindsight is 20/20. and the general procedure rule of thumb is to maintain safety when the police are dealing with a disturbed person. that zone of safety generally is 20 feet the perimeter between yourself and the subject. when we look at this video we see the mother first and she doesn't seem to be in a state of alarm but however immediately following the mother, we had an individual
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holding a screwdriver. there was an order for him to drop the screwdriver, and he didn't. and he lunged forward and the police officer used deadly force. >> how do the police officers know whether somebody is having an emotional out burst? they can't make that determination on the spot, can they? >> the jack of all trades and master of none, primarily the street officers, or the officers on patrol, they're there to make an assessment, maintain the peace and the best-case scenario is to refer to a supervisor or emergency service that can bring in more resources such as a water cannon or a plastic ballistic shield, just to hold that individual back. there are other methods of
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non-lethal force like a straight jacket. >> but they didn't allow time to do any of those things, so what about the body cameras? we talked about them and the influence they could have on cases like this. what do we actually know from body cameras? >> when we look at this instance in particular, body cameras, i don't think were assistance in any way shape or form. >> by the way, this is a different situation with a body camera. but in this particular situation. >> in this particular situation in dallas last year, what the body camera did was gave a display to the audience of what took place. and what we refer to is discovering evidence. >> but we couldn't see exactly when he lunged or how he lunged. >> absolutely. >> much we don't know t. though they have the cameras on. >> one thing that it did show,
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the possession of a screwdriver, and the command drop the screwdriver and you clearly heard a timeframe of a think three seconds and that's when the officers used deadly force. >> is the body cam a good thing? >> it's a great thing but it's not one solution. it's one part of a mechanism of change. >> is race a factor here? we talked so much about ferguson and new york, and other cities across the country. but do you think that race plays into this? >> from the perspective and how i viewed this video, i don't see race as a factor, but i'm not looking at it from a cerebral component. but i don't see that this is a race factor issue. >> there's so much that we don't know. you get the cameras, but it doesn't mean that you have all of the information. that's an important part.
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doctor, good to see you. >> thank you so much. >> seeing isn't always believing, when it comes to evidence gathered by the police body cams, but more on a seattle initiative to let the public see what the officers are doing. >> an interesting process. the seattle police department acknowledges that this is missing in a very early experimental stage and they're trying a range of different methods, trying to get video out to the public just as fast as possible, but this is all new for them. and they're trying to balance the demands of freedom of information requests, and protect privacy at the same time. police body camera images of an anti-police protest in seattle spilling onto a freeway ramp. it's video for everyone to see. it's on youtube, where the
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seattle police department has it's own channel dedicated to this kind of footage body worn video. in seattle, tim clemens, he wanted to see all of the video shot by police dash cams, and his huge freedom of information request prompted a discussion on accountability and transparency in policing. >> the ultimate goal is american police are going to hand over every situation to the taxpayer. and that's when we have the professional, and they will be held accountable. >> the video for public release. the police are
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under. body cameras since the shooting of michael brown in missouri, there was no video of that event. video that could have answered so many questions at an early stage. but just having video doesn't necessarily mean those kinds of questions will be answered. in los angeles one of the officers involved in this shooting was wearing a body camera, but lapd won't release the video. right now they're not
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uploading everything they have. there's just too much of it. you'll find more than 100 youtube clips and more going in daily. but they tell us they have more than 400 tara bites or 450,000 hours of video already. the seattle body cam program is still in the testing phase. now, tim clemens the programmer, might have been one to get the ball rolling but there are people working the problem and working it hard. they are telling us that they want to get as much video out to as many people as fast as possible job? >> talk more about the video and the purpose of the video. it's intentionally blurred. so what good does that do? >> it the concept is that you can redactor blur a lot of the video, or edit it so people can tell what's happening but it's for trial purposes or freedom
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of information request and exactly what's on the video they will still have the original clear video with sound on the surfers or servers or the cloud. and they can provide that for the freedom of information request. it's just to say to people, here is your video for public information, and we're just not going to let thank you see every license plate. >> so how long will it take before they agree on what the best is? >> it's a work in progress. remember, 450,000 hours of video that they already have, and they're trying to figure out -- eventually, they would like to get to the point where as much video as possible goes to the youtube channel or something like it, and it gets redacted or edited automatically so it doesn't take a lot of personnel time to do that job. but they have a lot of work
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ahead. >> sounds like a big library management project. concealed weapons on college campuses and allow the open carry handguns every better else. it will start debating it later on this week. and that proposal allows students and staff to bring concealed weapons into dorms and classrooms. both bills are expected to pass in the statehouse. secret service director, joseph clancy, got an ear full today. he was asked about scandals with the secret service including the latest one right outside of the white house. he was asked what he plans to do about it. and lisa stark has more about that. >> reporter: well, tom, this is a hearing before the house appropriations committee. it was supposed to be on the
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budget. but instead it focused squarely on that embarrassing incident you're referring to involving the secret service. this one involving two off-duty agents. they were allegedly drinking and drove the government vehicle into a barricade on the white house property that was set up because of an ongoing bomb investigation. lawmakers today worked furious. if clancy had a honeymoon period, it's over. >> and i have to tell you as a former military guy, i'm stunned by this environment and culture. >> lawmakers berated clancy, who told them that he did not learn about the incident until five days after it happened. >> i'll say that it's going to take time to change some of this. there's no excuse for this information not to come up the
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chain. that's going to take time, because i'm going to have to build trust with our workforce and the best way for they to earn that trust with that workforce is by my actions. >> your actions should be punishment. termination. firing. people who have subordinated their command. you can't run an agency like this for god's sakes. >> according to the washington post, which broke the story the two senior agents involved were returning from a party for a colleague. ogilvy and connolly, the number two on his it detail. the men on duty, let them go home. >> it will take time to change the culture.
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it seems to me it should take time to help people who think this is the culture to go get another job. >> clancy told lawmakers the two men are on desk duty. while the department of homeland security investigates, he can't fire anyone without due process. but after a string of missteps by the secret service. off-duty drinking on overseas trips, a fence jumper who made it all the way from the white house, warned to crackdown on it. >> when you say, i have to set the example. and i have to earn their trust dude, you don't have to earn their trust you're their boss. you're supposedyou're supposed to earn their trust. and they haven't earned your trust. >> republican, aaron schock, is
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stepping down at the end of the month, following repeated accusations of lavish spending, and they include $100,000 to remodel his washington office. in a statement, schock said constant questions have been a distraction, and he can't properly serve. coming up next, not the first example of the filmmaker about the tough decision that put his own film at risk. and plus, what it looks like on the world's newest island in the south pacific.
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>> now a story coming up in the next hour. stephanie sy reports on the surprising victims of the ebola outbreak. >> reporter: john, we are speaking of the youngest people affected by ebola. for a year, we have been watching it play out in western africa. and stopping the spread of the virus. now, as the disease has been contained, people are starting to recognize the lasting consequences of the epidemic. unicef is reporting that ebola has a devastating affect on children. 5,000 were infect. 16,000 lost one or both
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parents, and 9 million lived in affected areas where education was shut down and routine healthcare was affected. we'll get into that, and i'll speak to an american doctor in guinea where ebola cases have actually seen a sudden spike. >> he's the heir to a new york real estate fortune, and now robert is behind bars, charged with murder. the case dates back to 2000. but it's not the only case that he has been connected to. the hbo documentary the jinx. and now the director of that is under fire with a confession made by durst and caught on tape. his film, paradise lost t. tells the story of three teenagers, convicted in arkansas and i asked him about
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a similar experience he had during the filming. >> when we were shooting paradise lost in 1993, i was given a bloody knife. and when we opened the knife we saw blood on the handle, -- >> so you get the knife and what goes through your head. >> first my god, it's a bloody knife that could have been used to -- it could affect our movie. if i turn this knife over. it could be the end of our project. so we huddled with the hbo executives and the advisers, and very quickly, we decided that good citizenship trumps a film project. >> you talked to lawyers too right? >> well, hbo's lawyers. >> because you don't have a
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legal responsibility but a moral one? >> we thought that we had a moral obligation to turn something over that was given to us. >> but it's not the first time that a journalist has obtained evidence of a crime. it depends on when they obtain it that makes a difference. >> i don't know what went on in andrew's film, i have no idea when he gave it, how he gave t and that's the debate going on now. >> the debate is, did he know sooner than he turned it in? should he have turned it in sooner? >> and the timing of the police arresting on the eve of the finale of the show. >> what do you think about that? >> if it was a coordinated effort, it makes me very uncomfortable. but if it was a concerted effort it's true that information was held from the police that would have led to a quicker arrest of somebody who
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is a killer, that means that the killer is left on the street and potentially could do a lot killer. >> the police didn't find it. >> i don't have an answer because some of the finest investigative work and some of the finest reporting is being done, because they have the time. i spent 20 years on the paradise lawsuit and six years on the durst case. this is the kind of storytelling that you're allowed to dig in like that. >> has there been a revival of documentaries as of late? other net works that have decided to run documentaries is that a good thing? >> i think it's a great thing because i make documentaries. but from the 90s on, documentaries became all of a sudden okay, theatrical
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entertainment. >> didbut it's a true story. >> that's what people seem to the these days, and it's a great business, but as the conventions of documentary tried to be forced into the conventions of narrative storytelling, that's what's happening. a dramatic moment, a filmmaker on camera as kind of the crusading hero, and stylized creation, all of these techniques are starting to blur the lines and they chip away. but on the other hand, documentaries have never been more popular and it's precisely because of these techniques where the lines are blurred that has made it so
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popular. >> joe thanks. >> thanks a lot. >> a brand-new island has formed in the south pacific. eruption of a volcano spewing ash and lava created an island off of tonga. and we speak with the first man to set foot on the newest beach in the world. >> wahoo! >> it was a big eruption. rising from the capital. >> it's a volcano, coming up from the middle of the world in between the two islands. one was the one that already erupted a couple of years ago. >> come very slow. >> and now the new island with a huge, huge black beach. and we're waiting for more, to land on the enough island. last week, we did it.
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with a couple of friends we went by boat. >> i was the first person to put my feet on top of the island. >> go up and especially coming down. it was very slippery, and all around the volcano is plenty of i can say canyons and he has to work inside of the canyon to go on top of the volcano. it was really really soft like sound. and it's quite easy to reach the island, not so far but you got to be prepared. it's not for everybody. >> scientists warn the island could soon disappear because it's composed of ash rather than lava, making it easy for the sea to wash it away. now, a meteor over scotland's loch ness. the photographer was trying to take photographs of the night
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sky when it started here. that's our broadcast. thank you for watching, i'm john seigenthaler, and the news continues next. have a good night.
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too close to call. benjamin netanyahu claims victory in israel's election but his rivals say it's premature. so who will lead israel? the reaction to the race from israel and the white house. they're still using chemical weapons and intentionally targeting syrian civilians. >> there's evidence that the syrian government