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joining. new clues. the investigation gains steam after more indications that wreckage found on a remote island in the indian ocean could be from the missing malaysia airlines jet. >> released from gaol. >> the court's duty to ensure his appearance the bonds $1 million? >> the cincinnati police officer already charged with murder posts bond hours after his arraignment. as new questions emerge about the traffic stop that led to a
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fatal shooting. >> legal battle. >> the justice department appeals to the u.s. supreme court to block a ruling that could make it tougher to prosecute insider trading and threatens to overturn dozens of convictions digital campaign. >> we need to development a grassroots movement. the way you do it is people communicate with each other. bernie sanders going high tech and harnessing social media to make a run for the white house. >> 17 months after a disappearance, the ascertain for malaysia airlines flight 17 is gaining momentum. investigators are confident that the debris that washed up comes from a triple 7 aircraft the same model as a plane that vanished in march last year with 239 on board.
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photos show app number plate on a part. boeing says the number is consistent with the triple 7 model. the airplane will be sent to france to test whether it is flight 370. we go to reunion for the latest. >> we know at the moment there are many malaysian officials here. they'll give us a news conference tomorrow. we'll have more dem days what happens to that. what could be a vital clue in the ongoing investigation as to what happened top mh370. this is of course if it is from that plane, a hugely significant find. discovered by a couple of people wandering along the peach in the morning. they said it was covered in barnacles, appears to be the right age. everyone is cautious some aviation experts believe it's from a boeing 777. the right kind of plane.
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what they'll learn from it? possibly not much, as far as what happened to the flight, but it will, i think, give confirmation to those searching for the wreckage that they are looking in the right place. . >> toonia page on reunion lighting. >> i spoke to alan an nts crash investigator and the dollar of "air safety investigators - using scientists to change lives, one crash at a time", i asked for his take on the discovery on union island. >> there's one missing triple 7. from that aircraft. they may be able to tell a little bit more. it's going to france. it - i'm not at all concerned that this is - i would conclude this is probably almost certainly part of the accident aircraft. a piece of floating debris that didn't receive a lot of damage. that sells me i investigated an earlier boeing crash, and the
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flap damage or lack of damage on this particular part from the photograph suggests that this was probably some kind of controlled entry into the water. we are speculating, but the evidence suggests that this was not a terminal dive at near supersonic speeds australia is currently leading the underwater search for the remains of flight 370. french and malaysian authorities will be responsible for establishing whether the reunion island debris came from the missing jet liner, another tragedy is making news. the five countries investigating the downing of flight 17 is considering setting up an kin dependent tribunal this after russia vetoed attempts to establish a u.n. backed court to prosecute suspects. the plane shot down over eastern ukraine with 298 passengers on board. ukraine and western countries believe the plane was shot down by russian backed separatists. >> taliban sources say mullah
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mohammed omar is dead. and his successor has been chosen. he founded the taliban in 1994. it's unclear when he died. afghan officials say it was earlier. mullah actor mansour is the new leader. a police officer charged with the murder of a man after a traffic stop incident is out on bail. bisi onile-ere has the latest from cincinnati on the role of body cams in this case. >> reporter: two university of cincinnati police officers testified before a grand jury saying they didn't see anything the day the man was killed. body camera footage from an officer tells a different story. i had the opportunity to sit with the major of cincinnati
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and he talked about this case and talked about why the university police department needs to be regormed. >> reporter: appearing in court, wearing a prison uniform and hands cuffed backhands his back, cincinnati police officer ray tensing is charged with murder. the 25-year-old pleading not guilty to shooting and killing samuel dubois during a july 19th traffic stop. . >> stop. the moments captured on tensing's body cam contradict his version of the story, leading to his arrest. >> he's dragging me, man. >> reporter: thursday the prosecutor released footage from two more officers, seeming to confirm one of them lied about what happened. >> did you see him dragged? >> yes.
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>> john is the mayor of cincinnati >> reporter: when you saw the officer body cam video, what was your reaction? >> sadness, tragedy. i saw the tape like everyone else for the first time yesterday. >> he was a member of the city council during the race riots in 2001. and led to reforms of the city's police department. now he wants to see changes at the university of cincinnati's police department. >> there has to be. clearly their policing not under our authority, but in the city. they need to bring the standard up to ours. >> they have a mutual aid agreement, giving them the right to cross over into each other's jurisdictions and serious situations. questions are being raised about whether tensen had jurisdiction to stop him in the first place. >> my understanding they have the right to pursuit if it's on campus. in this case it did not start or end on campus.
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clearly it did not start and end on campus. there'll be a difference of opinion, but i think it's not concurrent with our agreement. >> reporter: the major trusts the county prosecutor. are you prepared for what could happen if the officer walks free? >> i'm convinced he'll but every resource into winning this case, so i'm going to bet on him. obviously we'll be prepared if it doesn't go that way. >> reporter: his attorney is preparing to argue self-defence. >> we learnt that the two officers that have been suspended - they were implicated in a case a couple of years ago involving the death of a mentally ill black man who was unarmed. i'm told that because that case was settled out of court, the officers were never fired. the federal government is standing by a decision to deny maryland an aid package to cover the cost of the baltimore riots this year. the state said the protest over
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freddie gray's death cost nearly $20 million, resulting in 15 major fires and damage to 340 businesses. democratic senator bernie sanders is holding his own with events drawing large crowds. david shuster spent time with sanders at an event and shows us how much the candidate is relying on social media to reach to voters. >> it is wrong that people are working 40 or 50 hours a week and still living in poverty. >> reporter: the difference with this sanders speech was it was delivered liver over the internet to 3500 watch parties
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and the campaign said the numbers participating total 100,000. >> when we stands together. there is nothing, nothing, nothing that we cannot accomplish. coast to coast from california to the city it ended up the biggest event. away from the crowds in a senate office building we spoke one on one with senator sandsers about his digital effort. >> we need to develop a grassroots movement. the way you do t determining what has to be done, who will knock on doors, who will make the phone calls, pass out the literature. joop at 24 years old, this is the digital director. this efferent with all the technical challenges was his responsibility. >> the video portion is a
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difficult task you never know what can go wrong, but it's mostly old-fashioned email communication and old-fashioned website that gets the job done at the end of the day. >> reporter: the passion and creativity of sanders' supporter helps. one of the campaign popular hashtags, showing up at rallies is this one. what goes through your mind when you seat the sign saying "feel the burn", was that used in a previous campaign. >> no i have no idea where it came from. a lot of things are happening spontaneously that excites me a lot. i read in papers about meetings that took place in some cities some place, that we had nothing to do to organise. >> the neighbourhood organizers of this event in washington included ben thorpe a chef. this is his living room. >> the technology is amazing. we see feeds from all over the
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world in my apartment, and it's live streaming, which is fantastic. >> other people were thrilled to meet senator sanders, give him an inspirational poster or in the case of this guys, get a picture drinking a bear with him. the sandsers campaign said the night was a huge organising success. >> we'll connect people to other supporters in the area. and to team leaders in the area. to take actionable steps to move the campaign forward, such as knocking on doors, making phone calls. >> traditional campaign outlook, based on passionate and unprecedented online efforts a federal court ruling could make it much more difficult to prosecute insider trading. it's a case setting up a legal fight in how the supreme court will have the last word. oklahoma now has more earthquakes in california. scientists say fracking is to claim, claiming the findings
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were silenced for years.
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a knife wielding man wounded six people at a gay pride parade in jerusalem today. the attacker had been paroled from prison after serving a sentence for doing the same thing 10 years ago. the ultra orthodox jewish man walked out of a store as marchers passed by. two victims are said to be in critical condition. police identified the assailant as a man that gained notoriety in 2005. he was released from prison three weeks ago. the obama administration petitioned the supreme court, overturning a ruling that could redefine insider trading and make it harder for authorities. convictions of hedge found managers were overturned after an appeals court found the men from too far removed from a source providing a tip allowing
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them to make 72 million in profits. in that decision the appeals court ruled to be convicted of insider trading. a defendant must know they were leaking insider information. a defendant would have knowledge of the tipster and know that it was breaking the law. the u.s. solicitor-general who filed the petition says the ruling threatened to undo dozens of insider trading convictions. diane basket specialises in crime and handled many white collar cases and joins us from california. >> if this stands won't it the make it easier for unscrupulous traders to trade on inside information. >> not at all. what the second circuit did was upheld the rule of law this is a glorious day for the defense
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bar and the law. what the judge said in the second circuit was the person had to have the intent. we learnt this the first day of law school. in this case it's a knowledge requirement that makes the conduct wilful. if it is not wilful it's not criminal. >> so your argument is that there has to be guilty knowledge and intent. courts could unravel trades based on inside information if the person trading didn't know what they were doing. civilly, there's recourse on insider trading. i'm not a civil practitioner i imagine there's recourse. they can't be reliable. if the person that is had the information had a fiduciary information, they are not culpable. doesn't this go too far, why
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take it further, and say that the person trading on inside information needs to know that the tipster is getting some benefit. i can understand about the knowledge, i know if i have inside information and take advantage of it i shouldn't avoid criminal liability. but if i avoid criminal liability because i didn't know the tipster was getting a benefit. >> i think that yes. absolutely. i think that why is that each something you consider. if you don't know it's getting a benefit. if you make it liable. why do you not know that the information is coming from an inside source you didn't know that someone was getting a kickback. you are definitely not criminally liable. it's the contrary it does not go too far at all. it's a perfect application of the rule of law requiring intent. >> talking about the rule of law, congress has not legislated
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clearly. shouldn't it weigh in avoiding the confusion by a patchwork of decisions. >> that's the question. whether the legislature should decide the law or the supreme court. in this case i agree with you only because this petition is asking the supreme court to decide on the rule of law, because there is a split in the circuits. and out of the 10,000 cases a year that the supreme court is arrived to review. they only accept 80. it has to be a special issue, or it has to be something of grave importance. if it is that grave an importance the legislature should weigh in. if the legislature does not take cert could we see prosecutors worried about this. a bunch ever convictions overturned. >> it depends, if it's a constitutional issue, there's different ways to appeal cases, 2255 based on new evidence or a
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change this the law or a constitutional error. it is mble that certain people within certain circuits could be asking to have this reversed. there's a split in the circuit. it depends on which court your case was heard in. >> complicated but important. thank you for trying to make this clearer for all of us. have a good night. >> in oklahoma earthquakes are becoming frequent and powerful. last year the state had 600 large magnitude quakes tripled the rate in the california. in oklahoma the geological survey said it's likely they are trigged by waste water cells used in fracking. heidi zhou-castro has more before oklahoma's fracking
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boom. the explosion is unprecedented and manmade. clearly now when we are 600 times what we consider the normal background rate we have moved beyond what can be explained through a natural process. >> disposal wells are likely to blame. in this part of the country, each barrel of oil pulled from the earth cams up with as many as 20 barrels of naturally occurring salt water. oil companies dispose of the water by in jecting it into the ground under high pressure, if it hits a fault line, it can trigger an earthquake. as head of geological survey holland is sounding the alarm now. that was not always the case. for years his office maintained the quakes could be blamed on
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natural causes. we did what we could when we could. how the path plays out we can't change. >> a path dictated by political and industry pressures. . >> in 2013, as holland studied the link between oil production and seismic activity, he was summoned to a closed door meeting with his boss. juste of oklahoma president there, and harold ham, a pioneer in frack of course, one of the richest men in america and a donor to university. both declined to be interviewed. holland was asked to be careful about what he said in public. >> certainly i was given talking points that everyone was comfortable with. >> you were given them by politicians? >> no, no, no, through the university, and my employers, right. >> reporter: and the university gets a significant amount of donations from oil and gas industries. >> yes, they do. >> it wasn't until i hope this -- april of this year that the oklahoma geological survey
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reversed its stance, revealing in writing the connection between disposal wells and earthquakes. >> do you regret not saying that earlier. . >> yes. >> now, many oklahomans refuse to believe the science. this man experienced a 4.5 magnitude earthquake in kress entsd on monday. >> i don't think the oil field has anything to do with it. >> reporter: what makes you believe that? >> it's been here forever. this is starting to happen in the last two years. >> do you believe the scientists that say it's caused by disposal wells? >> no. >> reporter: with one in three jobs linked the tide of public opinion called for a moratorium. the restrictions on 15% of the wells is not enough. >> it appears from the state's vantage point that we are waiting for a catastrophic loss of life and property. it's a terrible way to be going.
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all in the name of economic development. new evidence that californians are letting laws go brown and taking shorter showers amid the historic droughts. state officials said in june people used 27% less water than usual, better than the government had arrived for even though it was the hottest june on record. people can by fined up to $10,000 a day for using a share of water. officials issuing 95 in june five times more penalties than the months before one of the rarest baseball cards dating to a time before players wore gloves. the story behind this piece of history and what it fetched in washington tonight. on tonight.
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$10,000 a day for using a share a rare baseball card went on the auction block in chicago, an image of the long forgotten brooklyn atlantics, a top team from before the civil war. john terrett joins us now with more. i've been a baseball fan my whole life and had no idea there was baseball cards before the civil war or organised baseball. i knew they'd been invented but organised. >> this story has everything a woman who has never cared for
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baseball unlike you. her mum, who adores baseball and a card that's been in the family for 155 years. it's extraordinary. and, of course the fact it's been in the family for so long means that it's now officially the only known baseball accord circa 1860. remember that's before president lincoln's time in the white house. it is seen as you say, proof that organised teams really did exist that far off. [ laughs ] >> someone on that side the fox family had big ears. so my brother and i guessed which one it could be. >> reporter: florence and i are looking at ears on this ancient baseball side trying to work out which is archibald a relative of florence's who played baseball in brooklyn in the game with infancy. >> reporter: look for the big ears. >> could be him. >> reporter: he has big ears. this was given to florence by her mum.
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it's been in the family for 155 years. kept in a fanny farmer box in their brooklyn home. just like this model this box. she is a fan of genology not baseball, but her mum loved the game and would tell the story about ancestors who played. like uncle archibald, a member of the brooklyn atlantics. >> to have something come out of the woodwork something we didn't know existed is exciting. >> reporter: she discovered it was valuable when she took it along to a class. >> i was jumping up and down. the girls came in we were reading it. library of congress. 50 to 1,000 and it's a rare card. rare indeed says base well historian and auctioneer chris ivy. this card was created before the
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first drop of blood from the civil war. it's interesting, it's a seminole piece of basal history. baseball was different then. the atlantics play bare handed without gloves. this modern day team attempting to describe the spirits. florence is hoping the card rakes in enough nor the first time in her life. >> i'll be 75 october 14th. >> it takes a brick wall off your back. i can do what i want. her only regret is that her mother is no longer here to see the sail of the card. she kept pushing before she died pooerch from her sick bed. >> they put her in bed. i give her a kiss goodnight. then they say thank you. saying "do i get the money yet." they did get the money.
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brooklyn athletics baseball card went for 125,000 to one in attendance. not the bidder. >> that's a great story. i'm antonio mora thank you for joining us. snoop next with "inside story". have a great night. [ ♪♪ ] for decades many elected officials have been eager to cast doubt on the viability and solvency of the social security system. during the same years many americans were not able to save much. and those with a retirement nest egg watched savings beaten down in the great recession. all of that is forcing a growing number of people to rely more heavily on the beleaguered pr