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welcome to our viewers a public television in america and around the globe. hillary clinton is officially being nominated as the democratic candidate for the presidency. her challenge is to unify this restless convention. bernie sanders supporters are not happy with the candidate and spent much of yesterday booing her. they did not boom a shell obama. she took the convention by storm. jon sopel reports. bernie sanders supporters, it wasn't the best approach from actors and comedians sarah silverman. >> can i say to the bernie or bust people, you are being ridiculous.
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jon: the person who did manage to simultaneously unite and electrify the convention was the first lady, michelle obama. up everya: i wake morning in a house that was built by slaves. [applause] mrs. obama: and i watch my beautiful and intelligent beautiful black women playing with their dogs on the white house lawn. , myuse of hillary clinton daughters and all of our sons now take for, granted that a woman can be president of the united states. [applause] jon: she took this shot at donald trump's make america great again. mrs. obama: do not let anyone tell you this country is a great . that somehow we need to make it great again. this, right now, is the greatest
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country on earth. [applause] jon: now, it was bernie sander'' turn to bring his mutinous army in the line. rs: based on her ideas and her leadership, hillary clinton must become the next president of the united states. all other mentions of hillary clinton were met with jeers from the audience. the speaker just said hillary clinton is the only choice for president, and you can hear the boos. she has won the nomination, but these bernie sanders supporters are refusing to accept it. >> i'm not going to vote for her. she is a liar and a bad person. >> would you rather have donald trump or hillary clinton? >> it doesn't matter. >> it is down. it is stupid. they are booing every time
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hillary clinton's name comes up. they really believe bernie sanders is still running. >> t is. running.ll and we will be voting for him tonight. polls suggest 90% of bernie sanders supporters will back hillary in november, but those that will not are making a lot of noise. jon sopel, bbc news, philadelphia. katty: how is the convention shaping up for the democrats and hillary clinton? i spoke with democratic congresswoman jan stokowski from illinois. they have been rowdy. hillary clinton is being nominated as the first woman for af a major party presidency. what does that mean to you? >> i cannot tell you what a thrill it will be as a delegate to cast my ballot for hillary clinton to become the nominee.
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i cannot wait for the day that she raises her hand and takes the oath of office. women and girls around this world will be able to stand a little taller as the most powerful person in the world being a woman. katty: it has taken america longer than many democracies to get even to this moment. how much does it resonate amongst women voters in the country to have a female candidate for the presidency? >> i wish i could say we would get all the 53% of women that vote, but i know that there is a gender gap for sure. thatnk as we move forward we will see, toward the election, that we will see more women coming over to hillary clinton. the contrast is so great. when you have someone who is over and over disrespected women , donald trump has done that. i think that women, they may not
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tell their husbands about it, but i think women will go to the pools and vote for -- go to the polls and vote for hillary clinton and have a sense of pride when they do it. katty: yesterday was pretty rowdy. i'm listening to the speaking now. i'm hearing cheers for hillary clinton and a lot for bernie sanders. are you concerned? >> i am not. bernie sanders was wonderful last night. he not only says that hillary clinton has embodied most, if not all, of the issues. the platform reflects that. he also said, do not stay home. do not not vote. that is not what i, bernie sanders, want to see you do. it was a very important message. that. all of them will do if that happens, we definitely can count on a victory.
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katty: we are in today 2 -- we are into day 2. the bernie sanders have to quite down and support hillary clinton's name. fabulousight was a night for democrats. with cory booker, hillary clinton, with michelle obama, the first lady -- absolutely amazing. talking about how donald trump is not a role model for our children, and how barack and michelle have worked hard to develop kind and respectful children. i think it was a fantastic night. i am not that worried. yes, delegates, some of them will not go along even with bernie sanders, they boo him too. i do not think it will be lasting. katty: bill clinton's speech? chief willainer in
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do a great job. i've heard him talk about hillary before. he came to my town and wowed everyone, talking about what he knows about hillary clinton and her lifelong commitment to family, women, girls, our country. katty: dallas congresswoman jan schakowsky of illinois as delegates all over the state pledged votes for hillary sanders.nd bernie an elderly priest killed in france after 2 armed men charged into a catholic church service in normandy taking several hostages. the attackers were shot dead by the police. president francois hollande says they claim to be from the islamic state and that one of the attackers had been imprisoned after trying to get to syria and was wearing an electronic tag. lucy williamson has more.
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this scene has become shorthand. the sirens were sounding for the etienne wounded of sait church. s and a handfuln of worshipers knifed by two men waging their version of a holy war. they began their assault with the priest. as they did so, sister danielle managed to escape. >> when i saw them, i said to myself, that is it. it is over. they were so motivated. you christians, you kill us. they cried a little bit. jacquesther .amel was 84 years old
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after cutting his throat, the attacker steps outside denver shot dead by police. one of the attackers was named as 19-year-old adel. after 2 attempts to reach syria, the teenager was fitted bracelet andronic put under partial house arrest. today, the attack formed a bridge between president and public. it was an act to start a war and create division. an act that the president linked to the islamic state. .lso known as daesh >> the threat remains very high. this is what we have lived through for the past few days or years. daesh has declared war or degree must face up to the war by all means while respecting the rule of law. this was a local attack in a national battle.
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the targets have number one described the pillars of french identity, its values, it's a lifestyle, the republic, and now the catholic church. as the police raided several addresses, one young man who was arrested was said to be carrying the attackers' id. many faces, copycats, thedists, the angry, and easily lead. each time leaders argue a little more over how to beat it, and each time it happens again. lucy williamson, bbc news. japan, 19 people have been killed and 20 injured in a knife attack at a care center. the man who worked at the facility handed himself in to the police. the home where the attack occurred is a center for those with physical and learning difficulties. our correspondent has more.
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correspondent: this cctv footage from outside the care home is thought to capture the moment late last night that the killer arrived. he is carrying a bag of knives. teamsorning, forensic began piecing together the elements of a crime that is beyond imagination. japan is a country in profound shock. in room after room, the victims were found with their throats cut. many had serious mental disabilities. the oldest of those killed was aged 70. the youngest, 19. shortly afterwards, and former employee at the care home, ,6-year-old satoshi uematsu seen here in a facebook photo, claims that he was responsible. was not an impulsive crime where the suspect blew up and grabbed a knife. he went in the dead of night, opened one door at a time, and
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stand sleeping people one at a time. correspondent: it took less than one hour. this footage is said to match the timings. shortly afterwards, the alleged killer handed himself in at the local police station. there were plenty of warning signs. satoshi uematsu had begun to disturbingpress his views that disabled people, unable to live independent lives, should be killed. his employment here came to an end after he wrote to the national parliament. the letter, pictures of which had been broadcast, was enough to prompt authorities to act. satoshi uematsu but is detained in a psychiatric hospital. two weeks later, he was released, returning to live in this house a short distance from the care home. they were like friends. i cannot imagine this happening.
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correspondent: amid the grief, the debate is already turning to whether more could have been done to prevent it. bbc news, sagamihara, near tokyo. katty: a grim and unusual attack in japan. to go before the opening ceremonies in brazil. the man in charge of security told the abc that the threat of a terror attack is his concern. an extra 80,000 security personnel have been brought in to patrol the streets of rio de janeiro and the stadium. they are concerned the city is a soft target for terrorists. rio has aent: reputation as one of the world's most dangerous cities. the beaches were olympic volleyball and triathlon events will take place, armed police patrol narrow alleyways, which by night, revert to the control of violent drug gangs.
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fireworks let them know they are watching. after a quiet couple of years, violence has returned to many of the frontlines. than 20 safer place years ago, but even in the last year, in the pacified pavellas, the drug gangs have moved in. there have been murders and attacks. with the big games taking place, in the tourist areas in coco cabana beach, there is concern the violence could spill over to the games themselves. innocent victims are often killed in crossfire, often by police. children are taught to dive for cover at the sound of gunshots. petty crime invades the tourist beaches. police officers one that they may not be able to guarantee public safety during the games. they're starkl, message to visitors at rio's
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international airport. we are hiding our badges, our wallets, our guns. city and state officials say with and at your 80,000 security personnel on the streets, riya will be safe during the game. rio's security chief says there is one overriding concern. >> for me, the biggest threat is terrorism. it always is with big events. brazil is not an obvious target, but our weakness is our borders. that is my number one concern. correspondent: the bbc side -- sought evidence to see how easy it would be to infiltrate. passportst brazilian from crime gangs and corrupt officials. training exercises are designed to ease concerns, but with
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10,000 miles of forest land borders, brazil to be a soft target to anyone seeking to disrupt the games. rio de janeiro is one of the most beguiling cities, and will provide a stunning backdrop for the olympics, but it has an ominous dark side, too. katty: you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come on this program, all eyes will be on bill clinton tonight in philadelphia. what will the former president say to convince the nation that his wife is the best person for the job? government has ordered an inquiry into juvenile detention centers in north australia. it investigates vulnerable children inside the northern territory youth detention system. this inmate was
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13 years old and being held in isolation. he was manhandled by guards, thrown onto a mattress, and forcibly stripped naked. one of the officers involved was twice found not guilty of aggravated assault. when he was 17, the same detainee is surrounded by officers while he is hooded and tied to a mechanical restraint chair where he was left for almost two hours. also shown to be repeatedly tear gassed at the juvenile detention center in darwin. one said he could barely breathe. these images, they give a shocking insight into the treatment of teenagers jailed in one of the wealthiest countries in the world. campaigners say that they shame australia. like everyone else who saw the footage, one is stunned into almost silence.
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it is shocking that children in the care of the state, the northern territory, should be treated in this way. the australian prime minister says that he is shocked and appalled by the footage, which was filmed between 2010 and 2015. we will examine the extent to which there has been a culture of abuse, and indeed, whether there is a culture of cover-up. correspondent: the government will set up a royal commission broad powers into investigation into the northern territory's' treatment of children behind bars. bbc news, sydney. ♪ tonight, all eyes in philadelphia at the democratic national convention will be on bill clinton. the former president will make the case as to why his wife is the right person to lead this country. expect, i'm we can
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joined by anthony zurcher. let's get to how the evening is going. when we spoke yesterday things were rough for the democrats. smoother tonight. anthony: there are still a lot of bernie chance. they chant every time they can when they hear bernie's name, booing.e is not the a lot of the negative energy has been released. it is almost a joyful celebration when they hear bernie' votes of being tabulated. katty: you think bernie sanders asking to show courtesy is what persuaded them? anthony: it must have. is entirely different from yesterday. whether it was bernie sanders who encouraged people to support hillary clinton, and he sent a direct e-mail to supporters saying do not be negative. there is a joint effort between the bernie sanders people and their hillary people, because it
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looked divisive yesterday. katty: bill clinton will be speaking tonight. he is the keynote speaker. what does he have to say to encourage american voters to cast their ballot for his wife? anthony: four years ago he took the stage at the democratic convention and gave one of the best, most compelling speeches endorsing barack obama. why the country needed to reelect him. he needs to do that again. tall order, but he has to do that again for his wife. i've seen him on the campaign trail. his energy is a little down, he seems a little older. we will see if he has enough left in the tank or one more rousing speech to push hillary clinton, provide that perspective as a former president and leader. katty: does it have to be a personal speech?
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anthony: it would be helpful. part of the problem that hillary has is connecting with voters. if he can provide a different, personal, more human look, that is the way to go and the most successful tactic. thank you. now it to a highflying achievement. the first round the world flight by solar powered airplane. it has been successfully completed. landedar impulse in abu dhabi. let's look at the remarkable images from its record-breaking journey. >> you are clear to proceed. all the best from the whole team. have a good flight. [applause] ♪ >> in an adventure like this one, you have a lot of money
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loans. -- a lot of unknowns. a lot is unpredictable. ♪ >> when you fly several days and several nights, you start to use your cockpit as your house in the sky, and it is magical. ♪ [applause] to fail.e dared when you dare to fail, you can succeed. ♪ [applause]
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katty: we have dared to fail. great images from the droundbreaking solar power flight around the world. before we leave you, images from what is happening in cleveland. it is another groundbreaking moment. this is when all of the states are called upon to number their votes for bernie sanders and hillary clinton. alphabetically, they are called. vote.a roll call they say how many people they have, the delegates they have from the primary process, the long primary process. how many delegates voted for hillary clinton and bernie sanders. big cheers for bernie sanders and hillary clinton. history in the making. hillary clinton is being nominated bybee states and the democratic delegates as the nominee for the presidency.
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there has never been a woman in this position before. it is happening tonight in philadelphia. from all of us in philadelphia, thank you for watching "bbc world news america." ♪ >> make sense of international news at >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation. newman's own foundation, giving all profits from newman's own to charity and pursuing the common good. kovler foundation, pursuing solutions for america's neglected needs. and aruba tourism authority. >> make sense of international -- >> planning a vacation escape that is relaxing, inviting, and exciting is a lot easier than you think. you can find it here in aruba. families, couples, and friends can all find their escape on the
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island with warm sunny days, cooling tradewinds, and the crystal blue caribbean sea. nonstop flights are available from most major airports. more information for your vacation planning is available at >> bbc world news was presented by kcet los angeles. o o o o o n
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