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released. we speak to families who lost loved ones in the word. a cause of celebration. no spacecraft enters jupiter's orbit. ♪ laura: welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. the fbi will not recommend criminal charges against hillary clinton for her use of a private e-mail server while secretary of state. the director called mrs. clinton's actions careless and faulted the state department for a lax approach to the handling of classified material. it came before president obama joined mrs. clinton on the campaign trail for the first time. and hillary obama
clinton on a mission to stop donald trump from ever boarding this airplane. it was another branch of the federal government, the fbi, that threatened to destroy the candidacy. a statement from the fbi director was one of the most eagerly awaited. made more dramatic isil much of it happened like a prosecutor's in a criminalent trial. hillary clinton and her staff had been extremely careless in the handling of classified information. they found more than 100 classified e-mails on the server, something she had always claimed was not the case. whether she should face criminal charges, he said this -- isalthough there evidence of the violation of the statute of the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case. nick: the white house says that
they did not discuss the investigation, and no mention was made on stage. instead, she turned her fire on donald trump. clinton: can you imagine him sitting in the oval office ae next time america faces crisis? the world hangs on every word our president says. donald trump is simply unqualified and temperamentally unfit to be our president and commander-in-chief. nick: from her former boss, the references. of job president obama: there has never been any, man or woman, more qualified for this office then hillary clinton. ever. nick: president obama has basically become hillary clinton's character witness.
doubts remain about her trustworthiness and judgment. donald trump took to twitter expressing disbelief at the fbi's recommendation. he said cricket hillary compromised our national security. no charges, well. rigged system. this e-mail storm still in ghosts her candidacy. , bbc news, north carolina. laura: or more on the fbi recommendation i spoke to short timecher a ago. no criminal charges, but a tou nge lashing from the fbi director. anthony: no indictment, but i do not think a lot of people outside of the right-wing circle thought that would happen.
this stings and will leave a mark. hillary clinton said she never sent classified information. 110director of the fbi said e-mails were classified at the time she sent them. that is a direct contradiction to what she has been saying. laura: how do you think the republicans will make hat -- will make ahy with that -- make hay with that particular line? anthony: the extremely careless line is the kind of line that gives itself really well to a 32nd attack ad. are the republicans going to criticize the fbi for not indicting? you got a sense from that from donald trump. or will they say this is the fbi report and it is damaging. she should not be president a cousin of the things played out by the head of the law enforcement agency.
laura: she was on the campaign trail hours later with the sitting president of the united states. how unusual is that to have him on the campaign trail? anthony: something we do not see very often in modern u.s. political history. george w. bush was shrouded in controversy with 20% approval ratings. he did not campaign for mccain. bill clinton did not campaign because of the impeachment scandal. 1988 wheno go back to you see ronald reagan campaign for george bush to see a popular president campaign. laura: how much is not going to help her as the public has qualms that have been fed into by the fbi director? anthony: he will be the character witness. he will stand up and say we were adversaries, she worked by my side, i trusted her, she is reliable. barack obama will broaden the appeal to minorities.
he will also broaden appeal to vote, and the populist left-wing of the democratic party -- where hillary clinton has struggled. he can rally the base around hillary clinton and get these demographics on her side. he could be a big help. other news from around the world, a court in belgium handed out sentences of up to 16-years to jihadists linked to the attacks in paris and brussels. the 4 men were arrested in january of 2015. the men have been in contact with islamic state militants in syria through abdelhamid abaaoud , who led the attacks in paris. course ofnts in the the day. the italian coast guard, the navy, and it you border ships recover the migrants in a wooden vessel. more than 2000 migrants have
died trying to reach europe this year. investigators examining the cockpit voice recorder for an ejection airplane that crashed into the mediterranean discovered the pilot attempted to put out a fire just before the disaster. it has yet to be confirmed, but the report is consistent with an earlier examination of another recording device that showed there was smoke in the toilet and elsewhere on the airplane. on wednesday, the long-awaited report for britain's role into the invasion of iraq will be published seven years after the inquiry. christian fraser has a look at what we should expect, and why it has taken so long. christian: looking at the run-up to the war, the case that was made, the conflict, the invasion, and the aftermath and reconstruction.
servicemen and women died. what are the key areas will be if our troops are properly prepared and equipped for the task at hand. when brown announced the inquiry into thousand nine he said towould take one year complete, it has taken seven. 150 people have been interviewed, politicians, senior military commanders, the attorney general at the time, and tony blair was interviewed twice. the final report is 13 volumes, 2.5 million words long, four times the size of war and peace. there were 2 principal reasons why it took so long. to amount of time it took declassify the messages exchanged between george w. bush and tony blair, and the minutes of the cabinet meeting, and the senior figures, the time they were given to study extracts and
respond. we know there were no weapons of mass distraction, so the report will look at intelligence sources. who were they? what were they saying? if there was a failure at the highest level to challenge the intelligence. how the intelligence was theaged for the public, dodgy dossier as it became known. there will be three figures in the spotlight. the former head of mi6, sir john scarlett, the head of the joint intelligence committee dallas packaging the material for the politicians, and the captain of the ship, tony blair, who said it made the case for war beyond doubt. it will be published at 11:00 tomorrow. the families of those killed in iraq have waited long enough for the answers. as he mentioned, the
families of those who died in iraq are among those most eagerly awaiting the release of the report. 179 british servicemen and women were killed in the conflict. fergal keene has been speaking to the family of a surgeon to died in basra. a son: when it takes away or daughter, the war is never over. the sergeant was killed by roadside bomb in basra in 2005. >> five across and five down. fergal: his mother, carol, campaigned to bring this memorial wall from basra to britain. she has experienced years of pain waiting for the chilcott report. >> i hope to close the book on the sixth of july. families --sk 179 can you imagine how many people that is -- to wait six years. there has to be something that
they have to tell us. fergal: carol jones wants answers about the troop's equipment, like the land rover her son died in. to lightly armored. she questions the reason for going to war. >> there were no weapons of mass distraction. it was just a total waste of life, but that is a mother's opinion. a soldier would say something different. they would not say it was a waste of time. they'd get angry at me. close friend -- here they are in a photograph two days before the attack. mark was beside john when he was killed. he lost his arm. and are was smoke, blood, burning smell. i will never forget it. running rubber, the steel was blown away, and him. works as a diving
instructor in dubai after he struggled to settle in britain. he is haunted by that date in basra. >> i made that decision. it is a terrible burden to carry with you. i've carried it for 11 years. fergal: a lot of people should feel guilty about what happened in iraq, but you are not one of them, surely? responsibility. i was in the land rover. i let him down that day. a soldier's greatest fear is letting him down on the front line. fergal: will you be able to forgive yourself? >> on the day that i die. fergal: troops have been welcomed as liberators and became targets as iraq unraveled. it unleashed catastrophe. >> it went from warfare straight
into peacekeeping. it is impossible. one minute you are trying to kill somebody, and the next minute you are trying to protect them. >> the ministry of defense has name a british soldier killed by a roadside bomb on friday. fergal: john rigby was killed on his 24th birthday. his twin brother, also a soldier, was holding his hand when he died in the hospital in basra. his parents want to cut to -- want chilcote to hold to account politicians. >> my granddad fought in a war where it was said to him that by troops were lines led donkeys. the donkeys in this instance where the politicians that sent them there in the first place.
sectarian war, one billion dead, the spread of extremism, it is a challenge to the rigby's who initially accepted the government's justification for war. on the television and the newspaper. it is a reminder. of john and what happened. fergal: the rigby's walked and fished here with their son. it is where they feel closest to him. him, do youl understand? i think he is around, looking at me through the trees. it is good. fergal: at the national memorial arboretum in the midlands, woodlands have been planted in the memory of the dead. carol jones comes here to remember her son, john.
>> he was my flesh and blood, my son, a part of me. that is what i miss. fergal: it cannot heal wounds, but he can provide answers. bbc news. laura: a mother's quest for answers. we will have full coverage of tomorrow.tt report still to come on tonight's program, it may have taken five years to get there, but nasa's juno spacecraft is cruising around jupiter to find out more about the massive planet. 180 people have died as a result of flooding in central and southern china. hundreds of thousands have been forced to move to avoid rising water. the floods have destroyed homes, blocked roads, and cut off communities. the chinese premier travel to one of the worst hit provinces. heavy rain is forecasted through wednesday through southern and western parts of the country.
steve mcdonald reports from beijing. flooding has forced 1.3 million people to flee their homes. those have become rivers. roads have become rivers. 40,000 buildings have collapsed. a stadium in hubei province is being referred to as a giant bathtub. 43 rivers along the middle and lower reaches of the yangtze river have exceeded warning levels. the economic impact is being estimated in the billions of dollars. in way joe province, a flooded mine trapped workers, leading to a desperate rescue effort. as survivors were pulled out, it gave people something to cheer about. >> after a 30 hour effort we rescued three people. i feel very excited. our hard work has paid off.
mud slides are covering roads and cutting off villages and towns from emergency teams. there are fears that the pressure on dams across the southern reaches of the country are reaching dangerous levels. there could be even more rain to come with forecasters predicting storms in the days and weeks ahead. steve mcdonald, bbc news, beijing. ♪ 1.8a: after a five-year billion mile journey, there was celebration when the juno spacecraft doubts into orbit around jupiter. exploring the
biggest planet begins. it at mission control to learn the fate of nasa's billion-dollar spacecraft. then, a signal. [cheering] >> after more than a decade of work and a 8 billion kilometer journey through space, juno is the closest it has ever been to jupiter. >> ignition and lift off. the juno spacecraft blasted off in 2011 and has been on an epic journey. >> the more you know about the mission, you know how tricky it was. have it be flawless? i can't put it into words. to know that we can go to bed tonight not worrying about what is going to happen tomorrow is pretty awesome. >> we prepared a contingency communication procedure.
guess what, we don't need that anymore. [applause] >> this is its new home. over the next 20 months, juno will complete 37 orbits to give us our best view of the giant red spot, a storm that has raged for hundreds of years. it will peet been -- it will peer the need the clouds to see what lies beneath. >> it is so massive that 1000 earths good fit inside. when it spends, it takes everything with it. huge storms on its surface. juno will unlock its secrets. >> this is the climax of the view as juno approached. to get pulled into orbit, it had to slam on its brakes with perfect timing. things are tough for now. the spacecraft will be blasted with radiation.
tens of thousands more deadly than anything on earth. before juno arrived, jupiter lit up with a spectacular aurora. now it is the turn of the scientists to shed light on this vast, mysterious world. nasa, mission control. 'sura: for more on juno success i spoke with the chief astronomer at the franklin institute in philadelphia. in the history of space exploration, big of a moment is this, being so close to jupiter? >> it is a really large moment. it is a really big moment. although we have sent and spacecraft to jupiter before, the galileo spacecraft, to look at the moon and do a the plays look at itself, this is doing much, much
more. it will give us an idea of what the interior structure of the planet is like. not only the atmosphere, but to answer the question about what is happening at the core of the planet? is there a solid lump there? what is it? we don't know. hopefully we will get answers to how the solar system formed, how gas planets like jupiter formed, and hopefully that will give us information about how other solar systems formed as well. laura: or do you want to learn from jupiter? >> what i would like to learn the jupiter is how does interior composition of the planet help us to understand how our solar system came into existence? if we look at the chemical composition of the planet, we find not only is there water, there is hydrogen, helium, methane, and ammonia.
these elements will help us understand how our solar system again. i'm looking forward to finding out more about our early solar system. jupiter is like a museum of the early solar system. laura: the storm system you can see, the red spot, what could that ls? >> how storms and features like that evolved. why such a large one has been so persistent for such a long time in the atmosphere. if you look at the atmosphere in ystail, there are other edd and turning storm-like features, but smaller. why is this one so big, so persistent, and is this typical thiss giant lannett's of type? saturn is a gas giant, but it does not have anything like this storm system. hopefully we will learn why this storm system has been so evident
for such a long time. laura: and we should see fantastic photographs? >> we should. the spacecraft has been down to 3000 miles above the cloud skim above the planet. 37 times in orbit to give us time to scan the planet. i imagine the images would be spectacular. if we think back to the galileo mission and the voyager missions in the 1980's with their remarkable pictures on a flyby mission, i relish the idea for the we would get from this spacecraft being there for 20 months and getting great pictures so close to a service. laura: hugely exciting. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. today'shat brings forecast to a close. you can find all the news on our
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captioning sponsored by newshour productions, llc >> woodruff: good evening. i'm judy woodruff. gwen ifill is away. on the newshour tonight: >> no charges are appropriate in this case. >> woodruff: despite declaring hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server while secretary of state, "extremely careless," the f.b.i. says there is not enough evidence to bring criminal charges. then, we kick off a new series "fault lines." we go in the trenches to see how one isolated town is fighting fiercely to separate from ukraine and join russia. >> ( translated ): i'm ready to die for my home. i will not let any single fascist into my home. i will fight them as long as my heart beats. >> woodruff: and an update from baltimore: another police officer stands trial this week