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noing into the grid. good to talk to you. lisa wood the executive director of the edison foundation. that's our show for today. i'm ali velshi thank you for joining us. uncovering a mystery. new details about freddie gray's fatal ride in a baltimore police van, as another city sees protesters hit the streets in chaos. >> it was horrendous. it was a nightmare. looked like a war scene emotional testimony at the trial of the colorado theatre shooter, as police describe the
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horrific scene they encountered in aurora a miracle - a 15-year-old pulled from the rubble after five days. a magazine prints a cover using ink mixed with h.i.v. positive blood good evening, i'm antonio mora this is al jazeera america. in baltimore, the third night of a city wide curfew is in effect. police say they'll keep the streets clear at night until the weekend. police wrapped up the investigation into the death of freddie gray and turned over the findings to the city's prosecutor. hundreds of protesters hit the streets of philadelphia. some got into a shoving match with police. john terrett is in baltimore. is the curfew holding. >> that's right. seems to be. good evening, it's day three of
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the curfew. all is peaceful at memorial park plaza. it is peaceful this evening at the junction of west north and pennsylvania avenues, it was the epicentre of rioting on monday night. we were forced to rethink the freddie gray story when police handed over their report. >> reporter: our task force charged with investigating the tragic death of mr freddie gray. turned over the contents of that investigation to the state's attorney's office. >> a surprise statement from anthony batts, his department's interim report handed no maryland state prosecutor, 24 hours earlier than expected. >> we have exhausted every lead at this point in time. this does not mean that the investigation is over. >> states's attorney acknowledged receiving the
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report saying in a statement: now she must died whether to bring charges in relation to the six officers involved in freddie gray's death. handing the report over early was not the only surprise. the wagon transporting freddie gray made a stop that was undisclosed and captured on a private c c.t.v. camera. >> the second step was revealed during the course of the investigation and unknown to us. >> reporter: news of the second stop means the wagon halted the journey four times with freddie gray inside one more than reported. raising questions why the team discovered the stop through c c.t.v. rather than the six officers involved, five of whom
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have given depositions. dwight has sued scores of baltimore police officers in a 40-year career, saying there's a problem within the force when it comes to the poor treatment of detainees. >> it's almost like a blue badge of courage to move up in the department. >> reporter: in baltimore it's known if you run from police you'll be beaten and if you are given trouble you'll be taken for a rough ride. >> there's nothing to hold on to if you're handcuffed. you'll be tossed around in the wagon, causing severe and permanent injury. a footnote it has seen the medical examininer's report it's not what killed him. he hit his head on a bolt in the police wagon, the family will be briefed on this in the next
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24 hours. the attorney representing the gray family is reacting to unconfirmed reports that gray may have sustained fatal injuries in the police van. it's a rumour designed to create sympathy to police. facts are clear to him. >> if you have a man in your custody and he is grievously injured in your custody and you don't give him medical care after he demand it and he dies that's enough for a case of manslaughter. it's enough for a case of malfeasance in office. protests in baltimore focused on freddie gray because of how he died. but many african-american men are killed on the streets. the homicide rate is up 25%. del walters reports guns and drugs are a big part of the --.
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>> i had to hold my hand and walk down the hall to see my child lay on the table. >> reporter: in february 2015 burnett lost her son to violence gunned down in a drug-related robbery. >> i couldn't understand the grief. i couldn't under my loss. >> this is a photo of her other son next to her brother. in may, two months later, he, too, was dead. he had heart problems. his mother said he died from a broken heart. your son's heart couldn't take it. >> no, he couldn't take it. too much. >> reporter: her third son died weeks later, stabbed to death. >> another one of my child. child is gone. is mother's tear highlighted
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grief. to the outside world the protests happened in baltimore. charles is mourning the loss of two of his son both gunned down. >> people say you can separate the drugs, guns and violence. what would you say? >> there's no separation. there's no safe place to be. there's more to the story than tears. a mother trying to win no matter what the odds. she was homeless at the time of the death. all three in school or headed there. all three had dreams. >> the day he died he was accepted at college. >> reporter: burnett said it would be wrong to assign race. these are the white faces of the friends that raise money to bury sons. >> it doesn't matter what race you are, what colour you are.
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you born in this life. you are a human being. >> that's why when the images were broadcast she was among the mother protesting his death. freddie gray was someone's second. >> my reaction is that's my baby, that's my child. >> you felt that much of a connection. >> the family of a homeless man killed by los angeles police is suing the city. charlie was shot during a confrontation with officers on march 1st. he grabbed an officer's gun, and they say the shooting was justified. the department would not comment on a lawsuit. a louisiana prison guard has been fired after video surfaced of him abusing an inmate. the deputy can be seen punching and beating a prisoner allowing a guard dog to bite him.
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the incident was exposed when a federal grand jury looking into suspected abuse subpoenaed the footage several colorado police officers gave emotional testimony in the trial of james holmes a man charged with killing three and injuring 7 in a movie theatre. this officer claimed the scene that he saw, with victim's cellphones ringing and people trying to crawl out the rooment. >> the one i remember is the little girl. i had to step over her. i knew she was gone and continue on. that's the hardest thing i had to do. going back to my training, i had to save the ones i knew i could save. >> prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. lawyers admit he was the shooter but argue he was suffering a psychotic episode
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a judge in atlanta re sentenced educators that cheated on tests. the educators were sentenced to 7 years in prison and 13 on probation, a total of 12 educators were convicted in a conspiracy to inadministrate student's scores on standardized tests more dramatic rescues in nepal. crews pulled a 24-year-old woman from the remains of a hotel in kathmandu, and a teenage boy saved hours earlier. >> our correspondent has more. >> reporter: a day when good news is finally overcoming the bad. two dramatic rescues. krishna was pulled from the remains of a small hotel in kathmandu, hour after a teenage boy was saved. when 15-year-old boy was stuck in the rubble he couldn't see a
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thing. >> i didn't know if i was eye live or dead. >> he had no idea whether to maining it. he was stuck for five days before being pulled out. he had no idea whether he would make it, but wasn't willing to give up. >> i was trapped, but could move around by crawling in the rub. >> reporter: he was stuck for five days before being pulled out. his rescue cause for celebrations. onlookers so used to seeing dead bodies cheered for him. at a medical camp, volunteers are optimistic about his recovering. >> dehydration, a few broken bones, doing remarkably well. miracle. >> reporter: happy to be alive, he describes how he got through the ordeal. i found wet clothe s scp i squeezed water from the clothe and drank the water. i found butter, which i ate. >> his incredible story gave a moral boost to a city in tatters, and people among the ruins.
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bracing as they have forever more bad news. this brought a much-needed respite to a city and country in mourning. officials in chile ordered a new round of evacuations after a third eruption in a week. the calbuco erupted eight days ago after being dormant for 40 years. many returned only to be told to leave the area again. the nigerian army says it freed another large group of boko haram hostages. today soldiers rescued 160 women and children in a raid on the base in the forest. on tuesday, nearly 200 hostages were freed in a raid. the rescued hostages are being identified. none of the schoolgirls kidnapped are believed to be among them. a pakistani court sentenced 10
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men to life imprison in their role this the murder of teenage activist malala yousafzai. the men that attacked herrar at large. she was shot in 2012, targeted by the taliban because of support for girls' education. she was awarded the nobel peace prize last year a controversial magazine is about to sit new stands. the cover printed with ink mixed with blood of people that are h.i.v. positive. the publisher joins us to explain why he did it and now that bernie sanders declares he's running for president, we'll see how the independent socialist could shake up the race.
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u.s. navy ships are accompanying american flagged vessels in the persian gulf. they provided protection for a
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ship travelling that the slate of hormuz. the navy draws a tinks between accompanying and escorting, saying it maintain communication and will be nearby if needed. last month iran detained a ship and its crew. some are calling him the anti-candidate. bernie sanders made it official he's running for president. david shuster tells us that shankeders decided to run as a democrat. >> thank you. >> reporter: vermont senator made the announcement on twitter saying: then by himself he stepped in front of reporters and microphones at the capital and proclaimed a call to arms. >> we now have a political situation where billionaires are literally able to buy election and candidates let not kid
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ourselves, that's the reality now. mr sanders served for 16 years before being elected to the senate. as a self-described democratic socialist and grumpy grandfather type he is a presidential long shot. the 73-year-old doesn't have a political organization or fund-raising network except for a bare bones website. he could force hillary clinton to address progressive concerns, she's at odds with the party in breaking up wall street. on the keystone oil pipeline, clinton supports it sanders is opposed. >> we have to cut carbon emission rather than give a green light for the exploration and the production of some of the dirtiest oil on this planet. i think frank reply that is crazy. >> sanders may be doing hillary
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clinton a favour syphoning away support from marvin o'mallee. considered a formidable challenger, and sanders wants everyone ipp cluing the meet -- including the media, to keep things clean. let's not get hung up on gossip. >> the senator himself declared he will not run an attack ad but believes democratic voters need a leader serious about taking money out of politics. >> he plans to bring his style and oppositions to iowa and new hampshire. the house jewsishry committee voted to shut down the government spy programme that collect and stores data from telephone use. the programme was exposed
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two years ago. authority under the patriot act is set to expire. a similar bill has been introduced in the senate. both likely to be opposed when they get to the full house and senate documents show the government was working with the security agency to conduct esby on age against analysts. according to a german intelligence agency they acted on behalf of the n.s.a. to spy on the french president and several european commissions. germany new about n.s.a. piling since 2008. five years before the edward snowden leak. next week a magazine hits the stand, the cover inked with blood from h.i.v. positive people. the magazine is vanguardist. an executive that helped to create the cover sis people are
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complacent in h.i.v. despite an uptick in the spread of the virus. >> we bring in the founder and editor-in-chief joining us via skype. why did you decide to do this. >> the stigma is important to us. it's very important and it is no profit for us as income goes directly to charity. there's no benefit to us. >> the world health organisation reported h.i.v. cases grew by 80%. it's clear the conversation should be restarted because a
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lot of people are getting the disease. >> this is a big number. we had the feeling at the magazine that people are not aware any more, like if - because if you see the numbers, 25% are hitting people under the age of 25 do you think it's because people are too complacent because of the success of drug treatments, especially in richer companies that made h.i.v. manageable? i think so because medical treatment is excellent. and the stigma prevent the conversation. i don't here anyone saying "i'm h.i.v. positive", this is bus of stigma. >> h.i.v. cannot survive outside the body for more than half hour or so. on top of that you treated the blood to make the virus inactive
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before putting it into the ink. despite that you had trouble getting a printer to do the job. you talked about the sigma. three decades after it began, the stigma begone. >> that's right. we took measures to be sure. the security measure was approved by the different university and after the process of sterilising the blood we took tests. the result is zero list. you are putting the magazine in poaches. is it over kill. >> are you defeating the purpose of h.i.v. by doing that.
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this is what we used. in the first idea there was no at all. getting in contack with the stigma. we used a placic rapper. many feared the fire us. we wanted to put something to people could have a choice. >> we think that the conversation about the stigma is a bigger benefit for all people than a backlash. it's a conversation that needs to be had. >> thank you. thought provoking. thank you. >> thank you so much. >> returning to a top story. in nepal, five days after a
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wake signs of life. al jazeera's reporter is in kathmandu. these rescues are a bright spot in an otherwise bleak situation. >> much needed bright spot in a grim atmosphere. yesterday, within hours of each other there were two rescues. the first 15-year-old. aid workers worked in kathmandu. they got him out of the rubble. onlookers were cheering. the boy dazed at the time was taken to an israeli field medical hpt where he's been saying. he said when the earthquake happened he was in darkness he didn't know if he was alive or dead. he made it through the ordeal by
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finding wet clothing, ringing it out. drinking the water so he wouldn't be dehydrated and found clarified butter and ate that while stuck in the rubble. >> quite a powerful story. there was a boxan rescued. she was whisked away. these are much of had needed bright spots where the moral is decimated. it is terribly grim. even though the rescues happened and these are three high profile rescues, the mood and this site is one of resignation. the people that we speak to say they are too accustomed at seeing bodies come out of the rubble. they are used it it and expect to see more bodies in the days to come. >> terribly sad. an 11-year space mission ended with a bang. n.a.s.a.'s messenger proeb
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crashed into mercury, not prosecutor reshaping our understanding of the sun.
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it looks like chicago will be the home of president obama's presidential library. the president chose a site affiliated with the university of chicago. the school and the white house have not confirmed reports. honolulu and new york city were
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said to be in the running it's the end of an era for the n.a.s.a. space probe messenger, and fittingly the final resting place is the planet it's been orbiting for years. >> reporter: going out with a bang that's the message n.a.s.a. tweeted announcing one of its missions came to a crashing conclusion. the space probe known as mess epinger slammed into mercury after running out of fuel. >> three main engines start. two. one. zero and lift off. >> reporter: the spacecraft was launched in 2004. after 11 years and circling the planet 4,000 times, it lost its steam, after running on fumes for the past several weeks, it slammed into mercury at 9,000 miles per hour leaving a crater 50 feet wide. the ship travelled a billion
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miles sending photos and data back to earth including photos. n.a.s.a. celebrated the findings at a gathering where it announced the end of a mission. >> it's genus to use the techniques to benefit the mission and science. >> the mercury mission cost $400 million, the second trip to the planet. the mariner 10 did a fly by in the '70s. european and japanese scientists are next in line to launch. as for n.a.s.a... >> mercury, it's not goodbye. perhaps we'll see you again i'm antonio mora, thanks for joining us for the latest news any time. head to "inside story" is next. have a great night.
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hello, i'm ray suarez, harper lee published one novel "to kill a mockingbird." it's been printed millions of times around the world in the past 50 years. now it turns out lee had another book in her, and it comes out this summer. continuing the story of scout, sttacus finch, boo radially and tom robinson who came to life in the hollywood classic. months away from its release,