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and google plus and more. . . >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. tornados tear through the midwest killing at least three people and changing the landscape of some towns in illinois. aid is getting through to more victims of typhoon haiyan, a week and a half after superstorm slams into the central philippines. a fiery scene after a 737 crashes in russia, killing everyone on board. why the christmas tradition known as black pete has so many seeing red. >> at least three people are dead after nearly 50 tornados
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swept across several midwestern states. a major cell developed in central illinois, near washington county. it passed south of chicago before travelling to michigan and indiana. the three deaths are in washington county illinois. there neighbourhoods were reduced to rubble. debris is scattered through the region. we have amateur video as it moved through the state. this is taken at long point. >> chicago, 50,000 fans were told to take cover at soldier field. the match resumed. >> diane eastabrook is in illinois. i know you are from that part of the state. what are you seeing there? >> not a lot at this point. we just got here. it's very dark. the city cordoned off the area.
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a curfew was put in place at 6:00 pm. they don't want people walking around. there's destruction, downed trees and powerlines, there's 100,000 customers in the area without power. this tornado ripped through here about noon, ripped through peckin, peoria, illinois. we know 40 people were treated for injuries. six of those people were serious injuries, head injuries, broken bones, bruises - that sort of thing. about 13 people were treated and released. we think two others were admitted to a hospital with a little less serious injuries. one of the big problems in the area is so many people today have cell phones and cell service is not good in the area. a lot of cell towers are down. i was talking to friends and
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family that were trying to get a hold of people, who were living in the areas hit were unable to get a hold of them because they couldn't raise them be cell. that may have been part of the problem, with so many people coming into the area and flocking to the area. there were traffic jams because they couldn't get a hold of friends and family by phone. >> so, talk about what is happening tonight. do you get the impression that crews are out there searching for survivors? >> they are - they are not. actually, i just talked to someone from the townsville county sheriff's department. they don't believe anyone is trapped in homes any more. they are in the midst of a clean-up effort. >> that is good news. diane eastabrook live for us in washington county, illinois. thank you for your time. >> the national weather service set out a team to assess the destruction in central illinois. major damage has been indicated
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in that area. ernie goche is the metrologist in charges and joins us from lincoln illinois. let's talk about the survey teams. are they out. have you heard back from them. what have they told you. >> now we had our first survey team return from the area. they showed - found a lot of damage. it did turn dark before they got a total assessment of that. we are going to send out another team tomorrow, and determine exactly how wide the storm was. we have a good idea of how - it was destructive, a lot of homes destroyed. we still have a lot of work to do yet to assess what to do - rating and see how long the path was, how wide it was, and things like that. >> can you talk about the severity of the damage. when we talk about tornados, the kind of damage we see gives an
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indication of how powerful it was, and how strong the storms were. >> yes, a lot of times in storms like this the winds can get up to near 200 miles per hour for the strongest storms. right now the damage that we see now is probably not of the maximum intensities. we are looking at that to see exactly how strong it was. we have quite a bit of damage in those areas. a lot of homes destroyed. and we still need to take a good look to get a good estimate of how fast the wind speeds were in the storms that hit today. >> the picture we see are devastating. it looks like homes knocked from their foundations. we are not talking roof damage. >> you are right. we have seen a lot of amateur video and a lot of tv crews show
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the damage and pictures showing that the damage is extensive. it needs - we need a little time to go out and get a good cataloguing of what the damage looks like, and get a good idea of how extensive it is. >> talk about the warnings before the storm hit. we new the system was coming through a day in advance. do you get the impression that people took the warnings seriously. >> yes, we have been told everyone heeded the warnings quite quickly. we did have storm's prediction center in northern oklahoma had a high risk of tornado prediction forecast for today. we have been highlighting it,
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and all of our products on the website for the past two or three days, and so i think that really helped to alert people so they were aware of when the storms - when the cloud started to come in, that they were ready to take cover. >> i am curious to know how much advance warning people got. it's one thing to know a dangerous storm system is moving through, but another to have reports of a tornado on the ground. >> that is a thing. we try to do that when we get confirmed reports of tornados on the ground and put them in statements and warnings, because it tells them exactly, you know, that there is something on the ground. i believe in this case that really made a difference because we did include that in our warnings. >> any idea when we might have an idea of the rating of the tornados.
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>> right now, it will be midday or something like that. we'll send people out, starting at 7 o'clock in the morning, as soon as it gets light. it will take time. there's a bit of substantial damage. >> without question these were powerful tornados. >> thank you for your time today. >> we want to turn to rebecca. the storms are not over yet. >> no, they are not. the good news is that the risk of a tornado or potentially damaging tornado is diminishing. we'll see some watches continuing through midnight. the possibility that ernie was talking about, a strong likelihood of tornados is diminishing. the national weather service put a big focus on making sure that we are a weather-ready nation. today is an example, as we track the storm, powerful storms
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developing in missouri and illinois. 77 tornados predicted. here is the band as it moves across illinois. we are freezing it in the area of red box. that's where we had the two reported tornados, and as the system moves gradually to the east, they started to strengthen and we started to get tornado reports and wind reports, eventually into ohio, including missouri. the storm was strong. wind reports stretch all the way to the dakotas starting today. we knew the big storm system would occur and we knew there was a high risk for tornados, even in nova scotia, because we had several things combined to make sure this was a strong system. these are the it storm reports. the orange indicates the wind reports. note the cluster of red dots. that's the cluster of the 77 tornados reported today. the national weather service
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will be busy looking at those, measuring how long the tornado will be on the ground and how wide the rotation was, and it looks at the damage - did it take out a small shack in the backyard or an entire block of homes. >> we'll see information coming in over the next week or so. >> now the location of the storm system tracking over central michigan. strong thunder storms continuing. hail coming in, but the shift is going to wind. we have got powerful winds on the way, 60 miles per hour gusts in parts of ohio, so we'll continue to track the storm through the hour. >> there's a lot of major areas for sure. >> cincinnati and philadelphia getting a hit. >> appreciate it. we'll watch the storm throughout the night. we'll have more later. we'll turn to other news in the
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philippines, where aid is reaching areas devastated by typhoon haiyan. 4,000 were killed when the super storm hit a week ago. president benigno aquino is about to begin his second day in the region. his government has been criticised. blocked roads made it difficult for hebb to reach the victims. we are joined by craig leeson in cebu. do you get the impression that aid groups have finally turned a corner here? >> i think that is right. we are seeing a lot of that aid, as we mentioned yesterday, bulging into tacloban. that's where the epicentre of the disaster was. it's coming in here first and shipped on the hercules c130,
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they are taking aid in and bringing the elderly and sick out. what the u.n. is saying now is 13 million people have been affected by this storm. 4 million of those displaced. that is a lot of people to try to look after. that is why this international relief effort is important to the people of the philippines. the united states has been incredible in the amount of generosity of the people and the deployment of the navy to this part of the world. the u.s.s. "george washington" is off the coastline providing support by helicoptering in supplies on the seahawks and the osprey. they have the vertical capacity to take off and land, which is what they need in the areas, because debris is widely spread. that shop has a capacity to produce 400,000 gallons of water a day, which is what is needed
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in the area. that's the main problem. the water there is contaminated and there's no access to it. that's causing problems. diarrhoea, disease, and the like - particularly amongst the children. >> talk about, if you can, the president of the philippines - staying in tacloban, making a point to try to scale back on some of the criticism he's been facing. >> that's right. well, the president has been touring the area for the past two days. he wants to be seen to be actively engaged in the problem. there has been a great deal of criticism. a lot has come from the refugees. people in remote areas, such as bantayan island off the northern tip, where we visited several days ago and geyan. they, up until yesterday were not receiving aid. that is a problem. that was nine days after the storm. if you can imagine spending
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every night in blackness because there's no power, no sanitation. they had limited food. and they thought that they'd been forgotten about because most of the aid was going to tacloban, at the epicentre of the storm. >> that is truly miserable to think about. craig leeson live in cebu where hopefully more aid is making its way to remote areas he was talking about. >> 70% of flights carrying food and water are able to land in cebu where craig was. some of those in cut-off areas is waiting for help. paul beban joined the australian air force on a trip to taytay and met a woman desperate to find her family. >> there's not a second to lose as australian air force troopts pack the c130 with food and supplies. it's full of aid workers, and supplies, and a young woman
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holding back tears. as the plane descends into the landscape, she is overwhelmed. >> her name is delia pagatpatan. hundreds here are desperate to leave. but delia pagatpatan is desperate to get in. she has not heard from her family in more than a week. she's terrified of what she may find in her home town. what is your reaction seeing this? >> devastating. my emotion is... >> heading east towards the ocean, a panner am e of destruction strolls by. we arrive in a wasteland - rubble and splinters. all that is left of taytay. once a bustling seaside ham let of 500 families, it's hard to imagine anyone could live through this.
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then a shout. that's your brother. it's her older brother fausto. amazingly somehow everyone is here. delia pagatpatan's entire family is alive. >> this is my brother and my youngest brother. >> tears of relief and joy. but the struggle is far from over. fausto's house is barely standing. delia pagatpatan wants her sister-in-law, who needs medicine, to evacuate. >> i am worried because there's no hospital. >> delia pagatpatan's family and other survivors want to rebuild their town and lives. there are no jobs and no money. food and fresh water are running low and the aid will not last
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forever. in the aftermath of the typhoon, the only thing that people really have in taytay is each other. >> great to see the reunion in the philippines. in colorado two are dead and 20 hurt in a mining accident. it happened 270 miles south-west of denver. there are no details about what caused the accident. a county spokesperson said the two miners who tide were trapped. all but two have been released from the hospital. >> to central russia where a boeing 737 crashed while trying to land. all 50 on board were killed in kazan. peter sharp has the latest. >> the shaky footage taken on a mobile phone shows what is left of the wreck of tatarstan's plane. 46 passengers and six crew were
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on the plane when it crashed it burst into flames. there are reported that it made a second attempt to land and the pilot was new to the aircraft. there were high winds, cloudy skies, temperatures above zero. there are no signs of what caused the plash. it had flown 720km coming from moscow. there has been a number of deadly plane crashes in russia. the last in december, saw a russian n russian made tupalev career off a run way into a highway. five were killed. a yak service plane crashed in yaraslavl. the crash was blamed on pilot area. others have been attributed to poor crew training, lax government controls, run down airports.
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>> authorities in kazan will search for clues as to what caused the crash. >> france's president francis hollande is in israel for talks with prime minister benyamin netanyahu. he landed today. on the top of the agenda iran's controversial nuclear program. france assured israel it would fight the easing of economic sanctions against iran until it was clear it would end its nuclear weapons program. mike hanna from jerusalem. >> it's a large french delegation arriving in israel. there are nine ministers and the president. there are a lot of economic and strong ties. central to the discussions in the course of the day into the evening will be the issue of iran. benyamin netanyahu, the israeli prime minister thanked the french president for what he described as his intervention in the did you suggests in geneva, where france objected to a deal on the table.
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many believe stopping that deal. benyamin netanyahu continues to insist that not only should sanctions not be lifted, but should be intensified against iran. he'll look for support. it's the beginning of an international campaign. later in the week benyamin netanyahu will travel to russia for a meeting with the russian president vladimir putin. once again expressing sentiments to the russian president, then a meeting with the u.s. secretary of state john kerry, returning to the region after an acrimonious visit. central to the discussions will be the issue of iran. >> later more on the iran nuclear talks. >> and an investigation >> a drone that malfunctioned and crashed during it a u.s. training exercise. >> and why many are seeing red
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over the black pete tradition in the netherlands.
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conversation >> welcome back, officials are trying to figure out why a drone malfunctioned off the coast of california. crews used the drone to check radar tracking system. it's done on a regular basis. the ship was damaged. it's at port in san diego, investigators will work out what went wrong. >> in the netherlands there has been protests over a festival schedule in the run up to christmas, around a darker called black pete. it has critics seeing red. phil lavelle has more. >> black pete is controversial but is a crowd pleaser. thousands of families lined the streets for the sinterklaas para parade, a dutch festival that comes before. black pete is a naughty helper.
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children paint their faces to look like him. it keeps youngsters happy, but not the campaigners, claiming this is a symbol of racism, a throw back to slave trade. this season of unity is decided. the number of protesters out on friday was small, swallowed up by the crowds. online 30,000 backed a call for black pete to be abolished. compare it to the 2 million who want him to stay. there's little chance that black pete will go anywhere. >> we are from holland. we want to keep it. >> ask someone not from the country - do you think this is racist? >> absolutely, no question. it seems obvious it's race. >>. >> you don't find it offensive? >> no. >> no. >> i like it. i have children, i do it. i have children. they like it. they do it at school. >> sinterklaas and black pete
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have been part of dutch life. generations paint their faces black so they can look like black pete. look at the crowd - there's a notable reduction in the number of faces painted black. people want to keep the tradition, but don't want to be accused of racism. >> compared to last year, most children haven't paint their faces. >> black pete is almost 200 years old. if the crowds get their way, there'll be a lot of life left in him yet. >> all righty, time for the sports headlines. broncos head coach may be on the leave. >> let's see. >> including the stunning upset
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win over stanford usc won five of six games since ed orgeron took over. he'll have competition if he hopes to remove the interim tag. the school interviewed jack dal rio. he's leading the broncos while john fox recovers from heart surgery. he starred at usc and earnt all american status as a lion backer. >> whether in the midwest suspended a contest during the bears came. fans evacuated from the inner bowl stadium. rain and wind caused concern. it resumed and once under way the bears won in overtime. the final race of the trace in homestead formula, jimmy johnston is the dominant driver, winning a sixth nascar.
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he stayed out of the trouble, avoided accidents and finished ninth, with six titles. he trails richard petty and dale ernhardt with seven. >> those are the headlines. >> also ahead three killed in powerful tornados across the midwest. we have our eye on it. >> diplomatic talks on iran's nuclear program. israel is doubtful a resolution can be meant. we'll talk to experts in the week-ahead segment - coming up.
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>> and welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz with the top stories. there were no survivors in a russia plane crash today. all 50 on board were killed as a boeing 737 was trying to land in kazan. there were reports the plane made a second attempt to land when it went down. in the philippines president benigno aquino is about to begin a second day touring the region. the government is under fire for
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its handling of the disaster. >> nearly 4,000 were killed when it hit, millions have been displaced. >> five people are confirmed dead after tornados touched down in central illinois. at least 60 tornados damaged the townful washington. it's outside of peoria. al jazeera's juan carlos molina takes a look at the damage from today. >> it's a massive storm system stretching across the midwest and great plains. in washington illinois, there were reports of tornado destroying neighbourhoods. we run to the basement. it was gone within 3-4 minutes. you can see what it has done. >> homes levelled, vehicles flipped over. possessions in a lifetime in the rubble. >> those are two of our vehicles, one of which was in our garage. >> to the east. a twister ripping this
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neighbourhood to pieces. >> in chicago, 60 those football fans at soldier field had to take cover. the danger posed put the game on hold for two hours. >> there was a lot of win, people concerned about the conditions that were going on. >> in indiana strong winds tossed a car into a starbuck's coffee shop. in wisconsin images of damage and evidence of a tornado - trees ripped from the roots, shed and form structures toppled. the strength of the winds can be seen in this video taken in st. lieuous missouri. >> weather officials say it could effect 50 million people. >> 150 miles away chicago felt the affect of the storm. there were thousands of fans at the bears-ravens game, who were
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asked to leave their seats. games were suspended. we go live outside soldier field, to ashar quraishi. i understand you were there when this played out earlier today? >> that's right. it's quiet now. earlier in the day kick-off was about noon this afternoon. there was torrential downpours at that time and gusty winds. i think that spectator were prepared. the storm fronts were moving from the central portion of illinois to the north-east of chicago. emergency management told spectators they should be ready to take precautions. >> half hour into the game play officialses decided it was too dangerous for fans to remain on the field. spectators were advised to move quickly and calmly to interior areas to take cover. >> we got everyone into the safe
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areas before the storm came through. the nfl made the point to suspend the game. everyone was protected and sheltered. >> for some, moving from exits page panic stricken. >> there was nowhere to go from the concourse. it took us this long to get to this point. we wanted to get out and we couldn't. >> with gusty winds some fans offered to evacuate the field. two hours later as the clouds overhead passed through without incident the bears and ravens returned to the fields. >> he's been a fan as long as we can remember. we are military, it's our first chance to come to a game. >> a severe windadvisory was in effect through the evening. still, fans realised they were
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lucky. >> we won. >> earlier today the temperatures reached 70 degrees, the warm weather part of what precipitated the storms. it has dropped significantly. we are 12 degrees cooler than in the day. chicago is lucky that the storms were not severe. >> absolutely, ashar quraishi live in chicago, thank you. >> it is sunday night. time for a look at the week ahead. >> wednesday, six global powers will meet in geneva. western diplomats want to stop iran's work and use the time to design a long-term agreement. the goal is to make sure nuclear assets are used only for energy. israel is skeptical that iran is ready for a change and is lobbying for more sanctions. secretary of state john kerry countered a congress to give him
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time. >> israeli prime minister benyamin netanyahu is working other allies, meeting with francis hollande today. france promised it would keep its stance to keep the sanctions on iran in place. joining us to talk about this is richard bullet, a professor of history and in boston, jim walsh a research official. how likely is it that we'll see a deal reached over iran this coming week? >> that was telegraphed by unnamed administration sources over the weekend. they expect there'll be something done. they came close in geneva. that's why secretary of state john kerry and the foreign ministers arrived. they thought they had a deal but hit a glitch with the french. all the foreign ministers are flying around. it looks like something could happen. you don't know. this week we'll see a push on
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both sides - those who favour negotiations and israelis and others landing in washington, lobbying congress to do what they can to stop the negotiation or an agreement. >> we talk about a deal. we are really talking about a deal to make a deal in the future. >> that's the way negotiations go. you get something now and hope for something better in the future. in this case if they don't make a deal, it's an enormous setback. >> if they do? >> then there's a range of possibilities. i think this is a very important week, even though it's an interim understanding that they are striving for. >> why is it significant to make a deal. a lot of people are thinking if this is not a long-term agreement here to somehow resolve iran's nuclear program, why all the fuss? >> i think that the - to show the iranians if they make an
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interim deal they'll get a small part of relief from the sanctions, inducement to go further, and for them to agree to stop something they previously demurred on. that shows goodwill on their side. >> the sanctions we are talking about - the u.s. doesn't have a lot of power to change the game here at this point, right? >> well, that's a big question that looms out there. a lot of sanctions have waivures in them that the president can exercise in order to give relief. there are different forms that he can give beside waivers. the lawyers - it's not clear. there's enough that can be offered in the first phase of the agreement. i agree with richard. it may be a first phase. it's critical. on our side we want something done about the 20%. nonproliferation people, that's the number one objective to get-iran not to produce 20%, and
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dispose of what they have. that's in the first part of the agreement. sanctions relief is important. what that does is allows both parties to return back to their home constituencies saying, "look, negotiation works, we are on a path that will produce results. support me as i do more. hassan rouhani wants to sell that back to iran. president obama wants the same thing. >> let's talk about the enrichment program. a lot of people are confused. i want to walk viewers through what we are talking about. iranian contains a trace of the isotape needed for a nuclear reaction. you have to enrich it to make it useable for reactors, research and it only needs it enriched to 5%. some reactors are made for scientific research and they need 20%. to make a nuclear weapon you need it enriched close to 90% or
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more. iran's stock people includes 15,000 pounds enriched to 5%. here is the sticking point. 400 pounds of uranium has been enriched to 20%. that troubles some countries. it's easy to enrich it from 20% to 90% than from the natural state to the 20% level. there's talks that iran is getting very close to enriching iranium -- uranium to make a nuclear weapon. is it fair for iran to hold the line and say, "we have the right to enrich uranium as a sovereign country." >> they maintain that is in the mpt treaty that they signed and all parties signed. >> do they have a point? >> they do, yes. >> why do you say that? >> the question is if you can enrich uranium, are there limits
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on it, is there - in a sense the treaty needs to be tweaked in certain ways. that may be a result of the negotiating process. the iranians indicated that given the right circumstances, they would ship their 20% uranium elsewhere or put it under other control. >> do you think that iran is hung up on the fact that it wants a nuclear weapon. do you believe them when they say, "we want it for energy purposes." >> if they wanted a nuclear weapon they'd have one. people said for 15 years they were within six months of a nuclear weapon. >> why the fighting? >> there's an irony. iran increased its profile in world affairs by having a potential. pakistan has reality doesn't have the profile. in a way, the attacking iran for the potential has given it greater status in the world. >> jim, i want to bring you in. it's an excellent point.
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we talk about iran not having a nuclear weapon. pakistan has one, and north korea. >> and israel and india - they are outside the treaty. iran is a siing sit -- signature to the treaty. rain has acquired a basic capability because they know how to make a sentry fuj. they don't have an active nuclear weapons program. it was halted in 2003. they are not rushing to the bomb, but they are in the neighbourhood. can the signs reassure each other. set up restrictions, transparency, work with the atomic energy agency, so they are confident that iran is not acting or moving in that direction as top officials said, that they are not moving in that
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direction. in the past both sides imposed costs on one another. we had sanctions that hurt iran, along with economic mismanagement. they imposed costs on us, building 19,000 centrifuges. we have 19,000 and 20%. both sides, because they mistrust each other and have animosity and no diplomatic relations have poked at one another. for the first time in 30 years - they spent more time negotiating three days in geneva than the u.s. and iran have spoken in three decades. we are moving in a different direction. the hope is both sides, rather than losing can find a place where they can win and get what they want. >> richard, your final thoughts. what should iran do next? >> they should make a deal. people don't realise that by inviting iraq in 2003, we put an end to iran's nuclear program,
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because we proved that saddam hussein didn't have one. it's one of the few benefits we got from the invasion. i guess that's the way to look at that. >> we proved they were there. all right. thank you richard bullet and john - the talks in geneva this week. next up on al jazeera america, it's considered the toughest, a toughest mudder, a 5-mile obstacle course including live electrical wires, wall climbing and a lot of mud. it may be a big day in the nfl, but a racing legend odds to his legendary status days. that and more in sport.
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>> we want to update you on breaking news coming out of the midwest. at least five are confirmed dead after 60 tornados swept across several states. hardest hit was central illinois, where neighbourhoods have been flattened. this is video where 20 homes and videos were torn apart. four were hurt north of champagne. there are reports of power outages and ruptured gas lines. >> the polls are closed and results counted in chile. the latin american nation held an historic election. former president michelle bachelet is in the lead with almost 50% of the votes. she needs more than 50% to say void a run-off. michelle bachelet was the president from 2006 to 2010 before millions protested demanding major reforms. she promised changes in taxes and education if she wins a second term. >> it's a dirty business that is
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booming. they are called mug runs. 2 million people will pay hundreds of dollars each to be allowed to punish themselves in extreme physical challenges. we have this report from the toughest mudder. >> mark holloway will run for 24 hours straight, competing against hundreds of other people. he'll climb these walls, make these jumps and get electrocuted. mark holloway is at the toughest mudder event in new jersey, billed as one of the hardest endurance obstacle courses in the world. the race would test anyone. for mark holloway, being here is an achievement. until this year he had no use of his right arm. >> i will fatigue quicker due to my injuries, but i have the heart and i'll push through. mark holloway was wounded in an
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explosion in afghanistan. after months of recovery he's running for charity. >> there's more seriously injured people than myself. >> toughest mudder has a target customer - there's part of what makes it a great business. competitors are spending hundreds to run in the mud. toughest mudder started a few years ago with $20,000. last year it made more than $75 million in revenue. despite the popularity and cult-like following safety is a concern. the biggest test in june west virginia, a 28-year-old died jumping from a walk the plank obstacle. the american college of physicians published a report on that event and called for research into volume and injuries that happen in these event. toughest mudder is one of several extreme competitions. others like spartan dash and warrior race face the same
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issues. there are no industry standards for safety and industry preparedness. toughest mudder will take every precaution in its control. >> we design safety and how it about impact participants and what are the risks. >> danger is part of the draw. >> it's like a drug. >> definitely dangerous. >> a lot of times i ask myself, "why do i do this?" >> after 24 hours, 20% drop out. mark holloway was not one. >> i set out to complete 50 miles, i did 60. >> he says he can't wait until the next mud run so he can do this, this, and this all over again. >> you know, we are going to get you in a toughest mudder soon.
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>> do you know the chance of that happening - less than zero, if that's a number. >> you are no fun. >> just being honest. >> let's talk about sports, that's why you are here. nascar named a new champion. >> mid november - from mid-february until now the season lasted. a long season, rewarding for who comes out on tom. the task for jimmy johnson was straightforward, stay out of trouble and finish no lower than 23. he would gape a sixth championship. johnson, without question the most dominant driver. the homestead miami speedway the site. johnson needing to be aggressive. paul manarge's back tyre is on fire. it blow, look at that. no one injured, scary as the
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crew came out to change the tyres. deny won. johnson stayed out of trouble, avoided accident. he's pumping the fist. he's ninth, takes his silth title, trailing the king and the intimidator. >> i'm lost for words. i'm so proud and thankful. thankful that rick gordon gave me the opportunity. i want to say i had to the employee owners. everyone back in all deft. the sport is about people. at hendrik motor sports, our people got the job done. i'm thankful. i'm so excited to have the six pack. >> one of the most high profile match-ups took place in the big easy. the saints looking to go 6 and 0. struggling 49ers in town.
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jim looking frustrated and it continued throughout the game. drew was on his game, finding josh. capping off a 97 yard drive. new orleans holding on to a 14-10 lead. looking for an open man. it's davis. 17 yards on the play. 49ers on top. with the "9ers up. saints driving. he fumbles, coming in high. personal foul on the niners, saint with the first. hardball is furious. late in the fourth. fair catch - osborne didn't see it. he tackles him. leaving to hartley. game winner, 31 yards. saint win 33 to 20. >> giants hosting the packers, aaron rodgers on the sideline.
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eli manning connects with ruben randle, 26 yards for the touchdown giants. 7-0 early. blue at 13-6, manning to brandon jacobs, giants up 20-6, giants d. then capped it off. jasonspszpierre paul picked scott tolzen. 24 yards for the touchdown. g men won four straight starting 0 and 6. after starting the season one in three. there's a pulse philly hosting the skins. giving philly a 24-0 lead. not so fast. redskins fight back. they full within one possession. not going to work. that's an interception, that is the end of the transfer. filly's won three strait. eagles improving to 6 and 5. >> any time you win is awesome. i thought the crowd was
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fantastic. they probably deserved it as much as anybody. they were into it. it was an awesome failing. there was a lot of energy. we needed every ounce of it. >> we did great things in the second half. we have a lot of belief in the team. guys fought hard when they were down. we made too many mistakes. credit to them. we got the job done. >> the nfl not exempt from weather issues. soldier field was the site. ravens were the first quarter. there's ray rice - watch him closely. he didn't score, he took it one yard out. then the weather took over. high winds, rain. the threat of tornados, we followed it. the game was delayed under two hours. fans evacuated inner bowl. look at that robbie gould 38 yards in overtime, and that is that. chicago wins it and improves to
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6 and 4 on the season. a lot of the nail biters did a good thing for the nfl. >> good for the chicago who won. and rebecca steven with more on the storms after the break.
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>> the storm prediction center put out a high-risk warn for tornados. here is video for the damage and destruction caused by tornados starting before noon. it started first, which we saw storms develop from misseriya to illinois. this video was from two tornados. storms continued to track to the east. powerful day. because we have several factors creating the strong storms. the result was a long tornado reports, 77 by the storm prediction center. ending at 8:00 pm. well, now we are seeing the shower activity and strong storms in kentucky.
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tennessee even. we had a strong storm push through nash victim. it continued to track east ward. we continued to see the watches for large portions of the mid atlantic states. getting into the south. sips 1998 -- since 1998 the storm prediction center issued two high-risk forecasts for tornado. today is one of them. it's unique. these were issued for the month of november and they were on the 10th and 15th. we can get strong tornados developing or the potential for them in the month of november as temperatures start to balance from the cold air to the north to the warm air to the south. we are seeing a low tornado risk now. that is a potential for the powerful storms and strong winds. well, that's diminishing. the powerful winds from an area of low pressure and a cold front. that continues. low risk for tornado, and the
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area in yellow continues to have strong thunder storms that can produce winds. likely it will be the powerful winds from colder air moving in. looking at that tornado watch in parts of ohio. storm watch for ohio. but it is wind that is the story from ohio, indiana, west virgin and pennsylvania and new york. an interesting thing about new york. dense fog developed across manhattan and we are seeing dense fog advisories in place because it's in a calm, warm, moist sector. we are getting primed to get showers and a little wind on the east coast. thunderstorm probabilities will stretch in the afternoon over to virgin and into the north carolina and south carolina along the coastline. tonight we are watching for the potential of an isolated thorm from michigan to ohio.
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>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. at least five people are dead in central illinois after tornados ripped through the area. neighbourhoods were reduced to rubble. in washington homes have been destroyed as part of a twister that swept through the midwest. >> president benigno aquino as vowed to stay in tacloban. his government has sparked criticism. aid is reaching people. remote areas need supplies. death counts stand at 4,000. all 50 aboard a plane t


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