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>> watch more "faultlines" on demand or visit religious freedom under fire under a new law. the governor of indiana insists the hoosier . state has been criticized unfairly. plus iran agrees to extend negotiations humanitarian groups warning the conflict in yemen has left half the population without water and millions without food.
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that is -- it's not enough. i think that he needs to protect lgbt as a class of people and,
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you know, i think he's just trying to save face at this point. >> critics want the entire law repealed and sexual orientation added as a protected class. something republicans have resisted saying it only protects religious liberties similar to other laws around the country. opponents say indiana's goes much further by protecting businesses not just individuals activists say it could allow stores to refuse to serve gay people. >> this piece of legislation flies in the face of the kinds of values people across the country. >>reporter: already businesses have threatened to pull out, conventions have been canceled and new york today throwing connecticut and washington and banning official travel to indiana. >> the state of indiana's brand has obviously taken a hit. it's been very visible, highly visible backlash from across different sectors. >>reporter: a hit worth deliver
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delivering kristen cone says. she owns a store in indianapolis and hope the boycott stands. >> me worried about my bottom line is not as important as preventing people from being discriminated against. maybe it's what is needed if it can bring about change. >>reporter: how this law may change is unclear tonight. but the governor wants it done by friday to send the message to everyone that the hoosier state is open to everyone. >> jonathan thank you. indiana is not alone in the battle over the religious freedom bill. both arkansas and north carolina's law makers tonight.
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the republican governor is promising a veto if the bill goes through. 19 the major difference is indiana recognizes corporations as having free exercise rights something businesses can use as a defendant in discrimination lawsuits. coming up later this hour we'll talk about the economic impact of this controversial law. in europe the deadline for a framework deal to curb iran's nuclear program has now come and gone. late today officials with the u.s. state department said several issues still need to be resolved and that the talks will continue. simon wood is in switzerland with the latest. >>reporter: they are through the deadline of midnight local time on the 31st of march and we're in to april 1st. there are significant differences between the parties still according to the white house and the state department talking out of washington.
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but they also say there has been enough progress to merit the continuation of the talks past this initial deadline. we don't know exactly what the sticking points are. we've heard very little from the participants themselves. earlier an iranian deputy foreign minister came out and spoke briefly to the press talking about the need to resolve all the differences but clearly there is a commitment to pushing through the night into the small hours. there is talk from some unnamed european diplomats that the international community has told the iranians to focus on getting this deal by dawn. there is talk that the french and german foreign ministers have plans to leave at 5:00 and 6:00 o'clock in the morning. it's not clear if that's a real threat or is part of some eleventh hour threat.
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behind me in this hotel, there are clearly some very intense negotiations still going on. >> simon, is the tone coming from switzerland one of optimism that an extra few hours is all that's necessary or is it pessimism, an indication that perhaps this won't happen. >>reporter: i think it's very difficult to balance. there are people like the russian foreign minister. he disappeared yesterday back to moscow. this morning on his way back he said he was pretty optimistic. others like the german foreign minister and his team have been talking off the record to german journalists saying the talks at times have been extremely tough and very difficult. one of the things that emerged earlier on tuesday is the possibility we might not get the full framework agreement that all the partyings hoped to get. we might get something less than that which would focus on the positives and provide the momentum for a new round of
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talks to continue from here to the other deadline. remember june 30th when originally the final detail with all the ts crossed and ist dotted was went to be in place. president obama getting understanding of the deal is very important. don't forget congress and all the people in congress who don't like this process want to are impose even more sanctions on the iranians sometime in april and many people here say if congress does that this whole process might unravel. the obama administration and several members of congress are keeping a very close watch on the negotiations in switzerland. mike what is the white house saying about extending the talks? >>reporter: david, it's fascinating. last month we heard president obama in a press conference saying this was it and they're not going to delay this deadline at all.
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today his press secretary josh earnest said they're making progress towards the finish line, therefore, they should keep going. i was asking questions of josh today at the white house press briefing where he admitted it was relatively an arbitrary deadline. as you heard simon report there with congress on a two-week break, a lot of people consider april 13th when they come back to be the real deadline. in any event, the agreement under which all this is operating under iran doesn't expire until june 30th. so a lot of people questioning that. the white house explained that they were making progress that there was no sense having the deadline tonight as long as they could see the possibility of a deal in the coming days. here's how josh earnest described it to reporters earlier today. >> the fact is if we are making progress toward the finish line we keep going. but ultimately, this is like i said, something we've been talking about for more than a year now and it's time for iran to make the serious commitments
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that they know the international community is expecting them to make to reach an agreement. >>reporter: all those items on the table we've heard about that simon is reporting on the white house very tight lipped about it. reports that uranium . would be shipped out to russia that -- if they were to break the agreement and try to make a nuclear weapon. >> you mentioned congress was on recess for a couple of weeks. let's assume there's a framework deal agreed on in the next couple of days. what will law makers be looking for in terms of making their evaluation of this? >> they're going to look for concrete details and that is the danger here. if they go with something much loosely worded there would be a one-year breakout period that no deal is better than a bad deal that iran would never have the capability to build a nuclear
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weapon, that they'll be intrucive in inspections of some of iran's facilities. if that's not in there . congress will have a problem. if there's a deal they insist -- april 13th is when congress gets back. they're going to immediately take up a bill in the senate allowing congress to approve or reject the deal. the white house considers that a deal breaker with iran if perhaps negotiations have dragged on to that point. if there's no deal you can expect the congress to immediately achet up sanctions against iran something the president said he would go along with. >> mike thanks as always. lacy heelly is director of middle eastern defense policy at the center of arms control and nonproliferation. what do you make of the deadline being extended? >> so i think that we should not
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make too much of it. as was said this was a bit of a soft deadline. the real deadline is ultimately this summer. it's june the end of june. and negotiators will be working hard throughout the night ultimately if they need those few more hours to come down to the wire and for folks to hold out until that deadline is absolutely solid. then i think they should keep going through the night. ultimately, looks like they've made a lot of progress throughout the day. some of the issues that were in the news over the past couple of days, we're seeing some brief reports that they've made a lot of progress and the negotiators clearly feel there's enough progress to continue. >> what do you see as the one issue that remains the most difficult for the sides to come together on? >> so i think that ultimately the sanctions issue is of course very difficult. it's been something they've been talking about throughout the process, over a year of negotiations. and iran would like to see the
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sanctions lifted very quickly and the u.s. and its international partners would like to see the sanctions kept on as long as possible of course. and a snap back mechanism put in place. so that's going to be an important issue. also iran's rnd, its research and development on its current nuclear program. but we've come a long way. this is over 12 months of negotiations. they are coming down to the wire and they have come to agreements on . centrifuges, on iran's . plutonium facility. so they should be able to do it. >> for israelis and folks in saudi arabia there are concerns iran just can't be trusted. what is in the verification that might satisfy them or is that an issue on the table tonight?
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>> well ultimately anyone who argues that iran can't be trusted, that's exactly why we need a deal. the verification measures that will keep the iaea international atomic energy agency, on the ground and the inspectors in iran's nuclear facilities, that is the important thing. that's keeping those folks there and keeping monitoring on iran's nuclear program not only stops them from making more advances on their current program but it also keeps inspectors there to detect any sort of ill of illicit programs. >> one point was iran was insisting on keeping inspectors out on very short notice and have their breakout period towards doing whatever they want to do with the enriched you're you're. >> i think having those inspects
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on the ground is -- immediate international action. the inspectors are there now and have been there prior to the agreement currently in place. they have much more access now and will have even more access under a final agreement but kicking them out would be a red flag and something really concerning. keeping them there is very very important to the negotiations. >> are you confident that by the end of june the next important deadline, that in fact the framework can be agreed upon but details both sides can agree upon as well? >> yes. i am confident. i think it will depend on what we see over these next 24 to 48 hours from the negotiations. we really want to see something that is detailed. congress is going to particularly want to see something that is detailed and has a real framework for negotiations setting out the political obstacles that have been overcome and over the next few months the real work will be done in going back to the
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technical folks, working out those details, and writing down you know all of the elements of this deal that have to be written down in order to implement it fully. >> lacy heelly with the center for arms control and nonproliferation. thank you. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. in iraq government troops appear to be making progress tonight against isil in the city of tikrit. iraq's prime minister says iraqi soldiers have battled their way into the center of tikrit and have captured neighborhoods on the southern and western neighborhoods of the city. this evening commanderings of the u.s.-led coalition confirm iraqi forces have taken back much of the city. the offensive to retake tikrit began earlier this month. it stalled until the u.s. launched air strikes against isil targets last week.
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they hope to train about 5,000 moderate syrian rebels >> what's old is new again in nigeria. a former president and military general will soon be back in charge. we'll explain what the change in leadership means in the international fight against boko haram. plus, in turkey today, a violent end for a hostage standoff involving a high-profile prosecutor. al jazeera was there and our full report is ahead.
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a severe depression. lufthansa is the parent company of germanwings airline.. a confrontation brought a six-hour hostage standoff to a bloody end. bernard smith is in istanbul. >>reporter: police, special forces stormed the room where a prosecutor was being held at gunpoint by two armed men. the gunmen were killed in the shootout. the prosecutor critically injured was rushed to hospital but doctors were unable to save him. >> we do not see this attack as only targeting our prosecutor.
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it was aimed at turkish justice, democracy, and the citizens of turkey. the prosecutor had been investigating the death of a 14-year-old teenager who had been hit by a tear gas cannister . in the summer of 2013. his parents say the investigation into his death has been too slow. the hostage takers wanted the prosecutor to reveal the names of the police officers suspected of firing the tear gas. >> we learned that this action was in connection to the investigation. he's our son, brother. his death saddened all of us. al jazeera has been told everybody that goes into the
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court is searched except lawyers. >> his parents called on the gunmen not to kill the prosecutor. blood cannot be washed away with blood they say. as the hostage crisis unfolded turkey was experiencing its worst power outage in 15 years. 45 of turkeys 81 province se were affected including the capital and istanbul. the prime minister said the likely cause was a problem with transmission lines but said sabotage could not be ruled out. parts of the midwest and south are expecting severe storms this evening and there may be thunder and heavy downpours from texas and oklahoma all the way to georgia. >> it's been very quiet and we're beginning to see all of that severe weather this evening. it has started down here across the south as david has said.
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i want to go a little closer in and show you just over the last four hours how these thunderstorms have developed. with these thunderstorms, it has not really been tornado that we've been watching but it's been hail. i want to take you towards central arkansas. this video is when the hail began. across the region we're looking at anywhere between golf ball sized hail to softball sized hail in some locations there have been reports up to 3.5 inch hail across many of these areas. come back to the wall and i'll show you the states we're looking at the if we look at all the damages, we're talking about over 70 reports of hail anywhere from arkansas all the way down here to parts of georgia. we expect this to continue for the rest of the evening. we're talking about severe thunderstorm watches and warnings for actually over seven states across much of the south and we do expect that to go
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until past midnight across much of the region. tomorrow that severe weather making its way towards the north. we're not going to be looking at tornado but it's going to be mostly large hail and damaging winds. unfortunately, these are going to be from parts of omaha and wichita over to sioux falls. >> kevin thank you. the latest education data shows that high school graduation rates have now hit a historic high in the united states. more than 80%. but if you dig deeper the numbers show a troubling trend. many low income minority students don't finish school. we discovered an unlikely sector trying to rescue at-risk urban students, corporate america. >>reporter: three years of her childhood were spent in motels. stability, nonexistent. education, a real challenge. >> i came to school angry. i really did.
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i was very angry. it takes me to a different place, you know. >>reporter: a place she left behind because of unique private school that changed her life. bates graduated from crystal ray in baltimore, maryland. part of a network of 28 small private . jesuit high schools across the united states. the vast majority of their students living in poverty. the dean tells us small class sizes, strict discipline and a focused learning environment, a demanding school. >> who is paying for this? >> corporate america. >> corporate america? >> yes. >> is putting inner city baltimore kids through school? >>reporter: more than 100 private donors including almost every company with a sky scraper
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in baltimore have jumped on board the program. bates, homeless at 14 is now a college senior. in fact the school's proudest achievement is 100% of students who finish their program attend college which is much higher than the national rates of 66%. but there's a snag in the success story. not everybody at crystal ray makes it. in fact the school's graduation rate is 74%, almost identical to the baltimore city school system. in other words one in four students who enroll here won't finish. monique . presley says the school is scamming the most motivated students out of the school system. >> you take the best and brightest students, put them
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into private schools, and then the public school system is left to handle the masses. i think that there needs to be a way for corporations to invest in the educational system across the board. >>reporter: gilbert is a junior. his family refugees from the democratic republic of congo. still a year away from graduation, gilbert is already selecting a college. and he credits the doors opened for him. adam may, al jazeera, baltimore. >> you can watch the full report on america tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern, 7:00 p.m. pacific just ahead, the united nations has issued a grave warning about the chaos in yemen. we'll get the latest on the ground from someone who is trying to protect his family from the daily air strikes plus hillary clinton is facing new criticism over her email practices. the latest developments are ahead.
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in nigeria today, the opposition candidate defeated president good luck jonathan by about 3 million votes. he briefly ruled in 1983 during a military coupe. here's more on how the handover will happen. >>reporter: when we spoke to nigeria's new president elect, he was calm and relaxed. he was writing his victory speech but he explained that he wanted to wait until the chairman of the independent national electoral commission had published or at least announced all the results in this presidential race and then at that point prepare himself to address the nation in this victory speech. it will be some time before there is an official handover of power between good luck jonathan
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and the president elect. that handover has to take place by the end of may and we're expecting that there will be huge celebrations around the country, that there's been this peaceful handover of power from one democratic ruler to another for the first time in the country's post independence history. he will have to tackle many problems in this country. many of the problems we've reported on over the last few weeks in the runnup to this election, number one, the issue of corruption and how to tackle that. insecurity in the northeast. also in parts of the east and south have been a huge problem. unemployment is something like 25%. he'll have to figure out how to create more jobs and how to deal with the terrible power shortages and electricity supply that we don't have here in nigeria. he's promised nigerians these are the issues he will tackle once he takes power. it is now one week since two
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of our al jazeera colleagues were detained in nigeria. they were embedded with military forces fighting boko haram in the country's northeast. al jazeera is demanding their unconditional release. here's a look at some of their most recent work. >>reporter: the military might have chased boko haram out of some towns and villages but holding the villages is a difficult challenge. the fighters return to attack the same villages liberated by the military keeping people away from their homes. . parents are taking their
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children out of private schools and enrolling them here to take advantage of that meaning the kids these schools are meant for will lose. this is the biggest studio. at least 200 movies are produced each month in studios like this for the african markets. as producers, directors, and actors work hard to get their product to the market movie pirates the lying in wait. they want a share of the lucrative market and want to expand into markets across the border. part of the rainy season is gone. by now, farmers should be tending their crops. that's not the case here and many other communities affected by the violence sweeping northern nigeria. farms like these are idle meaning there will be less food in the coming year. >> again, they've been in nigeria reporting on the conflict and they have been held against their will for a week now. al jazeera is demanding their
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release the military conflict in yemen has now entered its seventh straight violent day and now houthi fighters are affecting a global shipping route. there are reports they have taken positions overlooking the gulf of aden. >>reporter: saudi army officers say the houthi and forces loyal to deposed president saleh are advancing to try and capture the sea port city of aden. forces loyal to president hadi play a crucial role in the military intervention. they are the ones who provide intelligence on houthi fighters seen here trying to set up a checkpoint on the outskirts of aden. moments later, the checkpoint is
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hit. armed vehicles tanks, missile launchers are also struck. >> there is a houthi presence inside and around the city of aden. we have intensify intensified our attacks north of aden. the fighters feel the hit. the houthi are desperate to get into the cities so they can take over. >>reporter: saudi arabia has said its military campaign will take some time accusing iran of helping the houthis to destabilize the region. >> iran and hezbollah . trained the houthis. we will not allow anyone to provide assistance to the houthis through the air or sea.
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riyadh . -- air strikes continue across yemen and there are no indications that the saudis will send troops into yemen in the near future. humanitarian aid programs across yemen have been disrupted or suspended since the start of fighting. yet the need is growing. according to the u.n. and other agencies, about 13 million people, more than half the population lacks safe water and sanitation. 10.5 million lack secure access to food. more than 800,000 children are said to be acutely ma nourishished. -- malnourished. of the $600 million requested by aid agencies less than half has
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been delivered so far. what is the scene like where you are? what are you witnessing seeing hearing? >> well explosions basically are continuing for the past few days from the air strikes. and because of the military camps that have been targeted within the city so it's within proximity. one of the biggest explosions that happened actually happened near where i live right now which happened yesterday night. so we are in a war zone basically. >> what are the civilian casualties, what impact is that having on the rest of the population? >> well, admittedly, the civilian casualty is low considering the bombardment bombardment levels we're getting inside the city the tense hours of air strikes, the civilian casualties are admittedly low.
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the houthis tried to put the numbers at hundreds when in reality, it's actually in the tens. >> but some of the targets these military bases are in the capital and not near it; right? >> no. they are inside and there are more than seven of them and heavily populated areas. the one that exploded yesterday was in a densely populated area but the number of casualties was low in the tens. >> what's the food situation like across yemen? >> that is our biggest problem right now. yemen imports most of its food. we import 100% of our wheat. we even import our milk. so for the airports to shut down, for the saudi-led coalition now to also enforce an embargo to sea ports, they're sealing us in boxing us in with
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the houthis. half of the population was already food insecure before this conflict. right now we're looking at the loom crisis. >> is there much expectation saudi arabia will try to put ground troops into yemen to try to solve this. >> to a limited extent it is probable. they won't risk it. they'll probably have limited forces to secure certain inat that congratulations probably in the periphery, on the border but not the center of the
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country. we import most of our food and with the current embargo, people will suffer. this is going to result into chaos within the country meaning multiple war lords and mobs and lack of security and instability so it's counterproductive to the goal of the air strikes. we'll be seeing far more chaos than what we're witnessing right now. >> how is this affecting you personally? >> i'm a father of two boys. 5 and 10 years old. they cannot leave home. actually, i cannot let them out of the backyard. most of the time i keep them inside the house so that when the air strikes resume i can just rush them to the concrete basement. this is the case for a lot of people around here.
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there's no time schedule for when the air strikes are going to happen. we don't know when or where they're hitting. so everybody is keeping close to his home. >> thank you so much for being on with us and good luck to you and your family. >> thank you. president obama today ended a ban on military aid to egypt. a ban he imposed after the 2013 military military military military military military military coup in that country. the white house says it's in the aid of national security and should not signal israel has made progress towards democracy. american par paratroopers will heading to the ukraine to train the ukrainian national
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guard. the u.s. military has also delivered the first of 230 hum vies pledged to the ukranian military. indiana's governor today promised that change is coming to the state's new controversial religious freedom law. one reason the state stands to lose millions of dollars. >> david, you've been covering this closely but facing this national uproar over the law, the governor said he wants to change it by week's end. it has not stopped the wave of businesses who are criticizing the law. quote, we will not embrace nor participate in exclusion or intolerance. that comes from nascar. nascar has a big race coming up in july. the nba, ncaa both weighing in with their comments and concerns over the law. basketball is obviously a huge deal in indiana already. 19 states including indiana have laws or legislation pending that
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are championing religious freedom but activists and civil rights workers are saying these are meant to mimic federal laws that protect individuals on religious freedom laws. the difference in this law is it lets businesses refuse service to customers based on the owner's religious beliefs and civil rights activists say that opens to door to discrimination presumably against gays but also other marginalize groups. this lou would allow you to discrimination against muslims or other religions. >> some of the business leaders in indiana have also weighed in against the law. who are they? >> well anthem is a big deal there. anthem anthem diagnostics expressed their concern over indiana's reputation after he signed the
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law. starbucks condemned the law. apple's tim cook said yesterday that the law is very dangerous and that they will not send staff to do work in indiana while this is in effect. angie's list says a project in indianapolis is on hold following the bill's passage. paypal, yelp all weighing in with their concerns. jeb bush said the indiana governor had done the right thing by the law. marco rubio . ted cruz have also given their support for the
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convenience. >> i thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work and for my personal e-mails instead of two. >> one device instead of two. the problem is that the government e-mails that have been turned over to congress now show mrs. clinton occasionally contacted her state department staff via ipad in addition to her blackberry adding up to two devices, not one. it's not helping her deal with congressional investigations. today the chair of the benghazi committee sent a letter to her legal team asking her to testify under oath next month possibly away from the cameras. he delivered his verbal message to clinton on fox news. >> let's have a private conversation about why you had your own server why you didn't return the records when you left the state department and why you decided to permanently delete them when you knew that
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congressional investigations were ongoing. >> last week clinton's lawyer david . kendall said no e-mails from her time as secretary of state remain on the server or any back up systems associated with it on capitol hill this is the final day in office for republican congressman aaron schock following months of revelations over expenses. there are allegations of improper mileage reimbursements tips on donor aircraft, and undisclosed business deals. members of his staff have been ordered to testify in a few weeks to a federal grand jury there are multiple reports now that a federal grand jury in new jersey could indict robert . menendez tomorrow.
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favors have been investigated. one of america's most popular politicians today is the fictional president frank underwood from the hit television show "house of cards." >> did you think i'd forgotten you? perhaps you hoped i had. >> actor kevin spacey who is the lead said president bill clinton loves the show. the speed of the education bill passing is not the only thing that would never happen in the real political world. here are a few other things from house of cards that are implausible. inviting the protest band pussy riot to a state dinner with the president of russia. a democrat representing gaffney, south carolina, and politicians
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murdering people and get ago way with it. anyone trying to park on capitol hill in washington can be challenging but it's not as difficult as it was made to look. she tried pulling into a diagonal space. unknown to her, a reporter happened to be nearby and started videotaping. watch. >> is she going to park like that? >> looks like it. >> norton who is 77 years old bumped that red car on the right a few times and left a note on the driver's windshield. the driver however, reported no damage. nonetheless, she says she's going to work on her skills. quote, don't worry, i am signed up for parking lessons and even thinking about upgrading to one of those self-parking cars. wise idea. and that is today's power politics. up next the president promised to help fight climate
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change. plus nasa takes its new technology out for a test spin.
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the united states federal government is making a big commitment to fight climate change by cutting green house emissions by 28% in the next ten years by limiting pollution and emissions and other initiatives. science and technology correspondent jacob ward looks at the significance of the u.s. pledge and what other countries are doing. >>reporter: in the poker game of negotiating an international climate treaty the players at the table generally keep their cards close to their chest. as the world prepares for the december deadline in paris, china, the world's largest emitter of green house gases
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isn't giving anything away. russia is silent. but the u.s. has just put its hand on the table for the world to see. let's check out what this means. first of all, china and the united states are the world's largest emitters of carbon die i don't care side by a large margin. the european union doesn't even figure in the topthe european union doesn't even figure in the top ten. over 100 other countries have to sign on to the treaty in order for it to work and will be looking to the u.s. to see how to do it. here's how it compares to what
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we've seen so far. switzerland 72nd in per capita emissions will cut its emissions by 35% below 1990 levels by 2025. the european union ranks 49th which is good for half a billion people. all 20 legally binding commitments to reduce overall emissions by 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. the united states is 12th in per capita emissions which is not good for a country with 300 million people half out of the european union. it's said it will cut emissions by 2025. it's ambitious for a country that puts out so much dioxide. mexico which ranks 91st in per capita emissions says it will cut its emissions by 22% by 2030. that's a very big deal. it's really pretty ambitious for a country like mexico and here's
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why. mexico is a manufacturing hub and what it makes goes north to the united states mostly. 14% of the manufactured goods the u.s. imports come from mexico. by moving so much u.s. manufacturing south of the border, the u.s. is essentially exporting its pollution. by committing to cutting its emissions, mexico is basically agreeing to take responsibility for the pollution the u.s. produces. the total goal here is for all countries to commit to enough cuts cuts. the problem is the plans we've seen so far do not meet that kind of mile stone. and there are a lot of countries left to put their cards on the table before this game ends in december in paris. deadline extension, is a nuclear deal still possible
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between iran and the american-led negotiations? how could it impact the u.s. in the middle east? and is no deal better than a bad deal? plus, life in america's toughest prison known as the alcatraz of the rockies. we get our first look inside the nation's only super-max prison. what they eat, where they sleep. we'll have more. also tonight leaving a lasting legacy, companies like coke mcdonalds have created worldwide brands. now a number of jars can be tracked to a roman country doing the same thing 2,000 years ago. how arkologists made that discovery. and new photos of the civil war. what historiens -- historians are learning from the images.
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that's coming up in about four minutes thank you very much. people one day may be landing on mars in a flying saucer. today the space agency ran task on this spacecraft's balance to make sure it can fly properly. landing on mars is tricky. the
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hi everyone. this is al jazeera america. we begin with breaking news. just moments ago, there may be a significant progress to report tonight in the talks over iran's nuclear program and it appears that an agreement may be imminent. let's go to simon woods in switzerland for the latest. >>reporter: well we're hearing that within the last few minutes, this session of the p5 plus 1 broke