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>> in a room with the police, not expecting to get violated the way i did. >> convicted, a former police officer now facing 263 years behind bars. calling for change. the family of a black teenager killed by chicago police makes a direct plea to the president. a new future how syrians just arriving in canada are
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settling in. seaweed settling in on the beaches of the caribbean. this is al jazeera america, live from new york city i'm randall pinkston. tony harris has the night off. today, for the first time, we heard from the family of la quan mcdonald. he is the african american teenage are killed by a white police officer in chicago just over a year ago. the city released dash cam video of his killing just last month. past or thpastor marvin hunter, the uncle of the victim: >> all she's been doing is crying and crying and crying and crying and it has taken every bit of my pastorrial skills, every bit of the love that i have as a father and an uncle to
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dry those tears to let her know that god is going to let her smile again. and it probably could have happened a lot sooner than now if she didn't see it on the news every five minutes. >> live from chicago, protesters are taking to the streets again. andy. >> randall, you see protesters block a major intersection. earlier they blocked the city's busiest street, lakeshore drive. ten lanes across. the police are letting them do their thing at this point. they did shoo them away from lakeshore drive. that's a big one. it's getting hot, we've heard of no injuries or arrests, it's getting hot, the drivers are not happy about being stuck by protesters. there are not a lot, maybe 75 or
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so. but it's chaotic. they are running around city streets, unorganized, stopping and starting at points, getting into arguments with folks. this is a week long series of protests that we've seen ever since rahm emanuel apologized for the la quan mcdonald video. the protests have been fairly organized, but this one is not, fairly chaotic. i'm going to talk to this gentleman, greg. quick question for you. are these protests working? >> yes, they are, yes they are. you know, we be heard some way and we not be heard. you know? we standing up for what's right, not just black lives matter. all lives matter. if they have a 12, make sure, what about the other 11? so that's why they're us, all lives matter. not just black lives matter. >> what are they demanding andy? >> how long is this going to go
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on tonight? i'm sorry, they're demanding all kinds of and in demands. the resignation of rahm emanuel, the release of all individual vivideos that are under wrap. la quan's uncle, he wants a summit about all this. their demands are a lot of demands randall a lot of different groups. this one is probably the most chaotic of all of them but we should say this. no injuries no arrests other than the blocking of traffic the protests have been peaceful randall. >> thank you, andy. at the bottom of the hour i will talk to a community member about the effect of the protests on chicago. convicted of serial sexual
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assaults against several women, 13 accusers say he targeted them because they were black and poor. al jazeera's hdgeal jazeera's ho reports. heidi. >> the verdict of daniell dan dl holtsclaw. a win for themselves and for the justice system. a victory walk for former officer daniel holts claw. >> i was violated in june by a police officer. he stopped me, on 50th and lincoln for no reason
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whatsoever. he fondled me and did certain things to me. i was alone and helpless, didn't know what to do. in my mind i thought he was going to shoot me, going to kill me. >> reporter: the assaults occurred between june 2013 and june 2014. unlike the officer's other victims all black women from low income neighborhoods, wiggins meadly reported the assault. breaking open the case inspiring a total of 13 accusers of coming forward. >> he picked the wrong lady to stop that night. [applause] >> reporter: an all white two-thirds male jury found holtsclaw guilty. delivering it on his 29th birthday on the fourth day of
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deliberations. >> the defendant's punishment is set at eight years. >> holtsclaw was found not guilty of charges remitted to the other five women who testified. >> there were five women who did not receive justice. that is a problem. these women deserve to be heard. these women deserve to have justice. >> holtsclaw's attorney who declined to comment, tried to discredit the victims as drug abusers and pursuits. according to sade hill, had he attorney said she was high on pcp and handcuffed to a loss bed when holtsclaw attacked her. >> you have been in a room with the police not expecting to get violated the way i did, the way
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i was done, i couldn't even believe it, i was speechless i was scared. >> hill did not report the assault until months later, after learning of holtsclaw's arrest. she had been intimidated by the officer's badge, her attorney maintained. >> we refuse to remain silent so we applaud you all, we thank you all. >> holtsclaw could receive up to life in prison at his sentencing next month. the jury recommended 263 years. the oklahoma city police department issued a statement following the verdict saying it was pleased. however, the victims say this is not enough. they question randall how this abuse may have occurred for seven months without stop, without anyone in the department noticing and they also asked why this police department does not carry dash cams nor body cams. an attorney who represents five of these accusers has already
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issued a civil lawsuit against the city. randall. >> heidi zhou-castro, live for us, thank you. the defendant arrested in the case involving the death of freddy gray, william porter is one of six baltimore police officers facing criminal charges. each of the officers being tried separately. porter is accused of manslaughter. his attorneys rested their case today. a second case could start monday. a second plane load of syrian refugees could arrive in canada tomorrow. now getting a head start of their new lives in canada. >> welcome to your new home. >> this is a wonderful night where we can get to show not just a plane load of new canadians what canada is all about but we get to show the world how to open our hearts and
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welcome in people who are fleeing extraordinarily difficult situations. >> reporter: a joyous moment in toronto as 163 syrian refugees landed safely all of them anxiously awaiting their new lives. but thousands of miles away the nightmare of the syrian conflict continues to play out for many syrians across the country. especially in homs. now in ruins. a place where khan el masri including his family, 19-year-old najeeb, arrived in canada just two weeks ago. inside a niche mosque is where we caught up with them. >> they're going to help you the sponsor finding work hemming you navigate the new society you're in. what's that been like so far for you guys? does it seem very different here? >> yes.
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i mean in general, it is very different. but the welcome committee prepared everything to us. they introduced us, and step by step what should we do to be integrated in this society. and they provide us also homes, food, everything. and they are helping to find the job. >> the al masri family has a story sl similar to many. their homes destroyed, violence at all times. but one thing in al masry's life. >> it's not about where you are, it's about humans. what's your take? >> what i'm thinking about is, as my father said, we are all
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humans. humanity what gather us together. it's not about religion, it's not about you're black or white or anything else. it just, the morals you have to be, you -- it's a -- religion is how to treat your brother. how to treat your neighbor. so that's it. it's not a religion issue or black or white. it's not like this at all. >> father and son sitting, talking in peace at last. a future with promise awaits young najeeb who hopes to study engineering and architecture, with the hope of building his country of syria when the wars stop. robert ray, al jazeera, toronto. responsibility for a car bomb attack, one spanish policeman killed at least seven others injured. al jazeera's jennifer glasse
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reports from kabul. >> the attack started with a car bomb attack. just by the spanish embassy. >> translator: at first i thought it was a gas balloon explosion then the dust from the back of the bakery. i don't know where the explosion was but i saw two wounded. >> reporter: taliban fighters exchanged gun fire with afghan police and security forces. taliban said the target was a guest house for foreigners. the fighters claimed to have them trapped inside the building. >> a car was blown up. right after the blast happened, we turned off the lights in the area and our night operation special forces started searching the vicinity and nearby houses. >> reporter: the area is heavily guarded. home to senior government officials ngos. the blast was close to the embassy. >> we can all be targets ever terrorist attacks, all of us any western country.
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but in this case it was not an attack against spanish embassy. >> reporter: this was the taliban's third high profile attack in four days. jennifer glasse, al jazeera, kabul. >> rival factions set a target date in libya. they are set to sign the u.n.'s brokered plan on december 16th. the new agreement should take place in two years. when moammar gadhafi was forced out of power and killed. the son of the late libyan leader was briefly kidnapped today. hannibal gadhafi, away seen in a video that aired on lebanese tv appealing for information about that leader. his kidnappers released the young gadhafi several hours later.
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former ties to the leader of libya, tony blair insisted he did not try the save gadhafi at the height of his 2011 conflict. al jazeera's jonah hull reports. >> questions about libya for former british prime minister tony blair. u.s. state department males revealed that mr. blair tried to save colonel gadhafi in a series of phone calms, told the libyan leader to leave for aplace of safety in order to stop the bloodshed. >> it wasn't as i say my concern was not for his safety. my concern was to get him out of the situation so that a peaceful transition could take place. >> reporter: the pair had formed a close relationship. blair famously brought gadhafi back into the international fold during a meeting in the libyan desert in 2004. gadhafi agreed ogive up his weapons of mass destruction for a return of lifting of
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sanctions. >> the price was enormous, it was important. >> they also struck oil and trade deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars. but the mps wondered at what price justice for victims of libyan crimes like the lo lockee bombing. >> we didn't set any of these issues aside but we believed it was a huge prize in bringing them from a position where they were sponsoring terrorism to the position where they were cooperating in the fight against it. and then secondly, creating the circumstances in which they voluntarily gave up their chemical and nuclear weapons program. >> tony blair knows a thing or two about military intervention in foreign lands. was libya better or worse off he was asked as a result of the western bombing campaign? >> i can tell you now libya is a
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real security problem. it is a security problem actually for us i think here. but i don't think you can make the judgment as to whether it would be better if we hadn't intervened. then you've got to say how would that have then played out, as gadhafi tried to cling on to power and others tried the remove him. in syria where we didn't intervene it is even worse. >> reporter: jonah hull, al jazeera. >> up next, congress gives themselves an extension to work out a budget deal. what they're fighting over and what it means for the new deadline next week. and the trump card. what some republicans are talking about doing to keep trump from winning the nomination for president. sure, tv has evolved over the years.
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we're doing everything we can to give you the best experience possible. because we should fit into your life. not the other way around. >> a parliament session in ukraine got a bit out of control. the prime minister was addressing the legislature when a member of the opposition decided he did not like what he was hearing. he handed flowers to the prime minister then yanked him from the podium. that's when the fight started. all is well but there are many idiots, he said. political infighting in the u.s. rarely includes fisty cuffs. fist
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fisticuffs. president obama signed a resolution extending the deadline until wednesday. libby casey reports from washington. >> agreement to push off deadline until next week. >> foreclosures stilnegotiation. put that aside for a later day. >> reporter: congress has bought itself five more days. negotiations happening behind closed doors. complicating discussions, trorvel ridercontroversial rided be tacked onto the deal, syrian refugee program, democrats want but most republicans don't. tighten the visa waiver program.
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cruet oil export ban that's been around since the 1970s. research into gun violence. and then there's a fight into renewing tax cuts on some republicans. want to make those cats permanent and roll in a tax extenders deal but that could cost over $700 billion over the next decade. >> it's far too expensive, destructive of our future. >> three days too review the bill once it's made public. >> i think american public wants to see us work together, whatever comes out of those negotiations would be a bipartisan vote. >> reporter: the white house is signing off on this weekend's short term extension but warning congress it needs to pass something next week and not delay yet again. >> without a deadline, congress doesn't do anything. we've got to have a firm deadline and the president's
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going to insist on one. >> white house spokesman josh earnest. >> there will be some things in this bill, presumably funding levels and other things we don't enthusiastically support. but the president's not going to let a disagreement over one issue become a deal breaker over all the others. >> reporter: most members of congress are playing a waiting game. the house does not have its next vote scheduled until tuesday evening. leaving very little time until members head home for the christmas holiday. libby casey, al jazeera, washington. >> a threat to have ben carson leave the grand old party. that report said gop leaders might choose their nominee if no clear win are emerges during the primaries. carson said that would amount
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to, quote, subverting the voters. once ran for congress, he's joining us live from piks. you saw that report mr. mcallister. what do you think? how likely sit that we'll see some floor fight at the gop convention? >> considering the fact that we've seen many food fights between the republicans in the last few years, seeing a floor fight is not outside the realm of possibility. people are looking at the possibility of winning the white house over having their voices heard. as you've seen by both the trump and the carson people, they want to have their voices heard. >> there's a possibility of losing at least two out of the
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three. >> well, we have just seen this article by carl rove who just said, donald trump would be the dream opponent of the republican party. how can you explain mr. mcallister the consistent support that trump is receiving no matter what he says, carches has dropped off a bit but trump is leading the preference polls,. >> when people are afraid and people are angry they're willing to set aside things that have been seen as common sense just a few, we've seen this throughout american history. this is not a trump phenomenon. this is an american historical phenomenon. we have seen this during jim crow times, this is part of what led to the republican party when you had this anticlassifiary sentiment 160 years ago. this is nothing new.
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this happens that now you have social media, now you have reality tv and now you have a billionaire involved, coupled with the 18th establishment rhetoric, since 2009, you get to have these candidates. we saw this in 2012, we heard a little bit of it in 2014 but it's coming back in full force with trump, carnz an carson andw others in 2016. >> if you were in charge with the republican party and you were tasked with the job of figuring out number 1 how to get the nomination and also win the election what is your primary advice? >> my primary advice is the candidate or candidates that i think should rise to the top as the cream rising to the top need to show the difference between statesmanship and popularity. right now, there is a big part of the electorate that has it confused, you have to tell those
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electorates, those candidates i circulate say to talk to the electorate in a way that shows them what vision is, not complaints, that shows them what policies can be, what prosperity can be. because if you think about it, trump is winning because he says he can make america great again. if you have other candidates that are more articulate more stately that can show policies that can truly make america great rather than the angry rhetoric, you give the natural reason to gravitate. cruz has been able to do had a. if you're marco rubio, if you are chris christie, these are the things you have to put in place so people can see that vision, they can feel as though people understand their anger and their fear but at the same time, they have a positive vision to walk forward with, into 2016 when they go into the ballot boxes. >> len don mcallister, thank you for your contribution to our
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broadcasts tonight. >> god bless. >> fighting for justice, what teens are asking of the president. >> and the supreme court justice's controversial comments on tape. audio of this week's affirmative action hearing.
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>> "inside story" takes you beyond the headlines, beyond the quick cuts, beyond the soundbites. we're giving you a deeper dive into the stories that are making our world what it is. >> protesters are back on the street of chicago, demanding the resignation of mayor rahm emanuel. they are outraged the way the city handled the shooting of la
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quan mcdonald. his mother cannot bear to watch the video anymore. >> we felt that the media was really insensitive. even though we understood that you all make your money by putting the news out. but how would you feel if every day, 24 hours a day, you saw your son die? he walking and then he die, he walking and then he die? and this is what we felt. this is what tina felt. tina is not here today because she's hurting. >> traumatized. >> and traumatized by the can't constant reminder of the senseless death of her son. >> tosslynn hall is joining us. the mcdonald family held a prrchepressconference calling fa
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cessation of the video. >> these are real concerns and considerations of how this video would affect the family. would affect a community, in chicago, and across the country, that have seen so many videos of murders of young people, young black people, and black people in general. but i think there's a way to report these cases. in a sense, in a way that highlights the actual, the callousness of the murders and the crime itself.
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and that doesn't sort of abuse the video and the constant showing of the videos. >> let me ask you this question there have been proposals for the mayor to step down, for the state's attorney to step down. what changes do you think need to be made in the city of chicago and how likely is it that either the mayor or the state's attorney will listen to what the protesters are saying? >> i think what needs to happen, right, is that the mayor and the state's attorney should listen to what the protesters, the protesters, the organizers, the people from the community, these are folks who belong to these neighborhoods, these communities, particularly in chicago. who are calling for the mayor's resignation, for anita alvarez's resignation, and they should take heed. i think that the changes that need to happen though go beyond
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the mayor and go beyond anita alvarez resigning. i think these are the first steps of creating a transformative and structural change right. >> hold on a second, transformative and structural change. give it in a layperson's language, what does that mean? >> that means that the police need to be defunded. need to be disinvested in. in the case of chicago, 40% of the city's operational budget goes to the police. meanwhile, in the span of two to three years, we've seen schools, up to 50 schools being closed, in predominantly black and brown neighborhoods. we're on poise to see another slate of schools being closed, attacks on teachers, attacks on workers, in terms of low-wage workers not having livable
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wages, not having -- being able to have union representation to -- >> you're talking about -- sorry to interrupt -- you are talking about transferring funds from chicago police to other needs. but you're not talking about the elimination of chicago police, there's another story that we have covered obviously the increase in homicides there. >> right. i think we can't talk about the increase in homicides in chicago without talking about the increase of inequality, of economic and social inequality in the city as well. i think we need to start at the very least at reallocating these funds away from the police and reinvesting in our communities. >> thank you very much. todd st. hill with chicago project, black youth 100. thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you.
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>> director spike lee's new film, chiraq, is a satire. but lee says gun violence is no joke. al jazeera's sarah hoye sat down with the film maker. >> we need a national law, because for example, the state of illinois, the state of illinois, the city of chicago has very, very tight gun laws. >> they do. >> but what's next indiana? >> just across the border, 15, 20 minute ride. >> you get mad guns, crazy guns. that's where the guns coming from. >> and from new york as well. >> from the state of pennsylvania through virginia, from the south, georgia so you have a verve tight, this stuff can be tough but if you're neighboring states, this still
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affects you but i will say this, is that we go around the world and say we are the beacon of democracy of the most civilized country on this earth. but i know a lot, because i travel a lot, people look at us like we're barbarians. it's amazing. and really, how long will we bow down before the tyranny of the nra, the gun manufacturers, and the politicians which are in their pocket, you know? we have to have a greater love of human beings than money. >> you can see all of sarah hoye's interview with spike lee monday at 6:00 p.m. eastern,
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3:00 pacific on "talk to al jazeera." and all flex week we're bringing you a special report, five days in chicago beginning monday at 7:00 p.m. the supreme court has released the audioof affirmative action involving the university of texas. during that session justant 9 je antonin scalia spoke. >> days after the justice heard arguments on the affirmative action program, justice antonin scalia made statements, perhaps the university would do better with fewer african americans.
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>> there are those that contend that it is better to not have as many black students at university of texas, as opposed to a slower track school where they do well. i don't think it stands to reason that it's a good thing for the university of texas to admit as many blacks as possible. i just don't think that. >> and the supreme court heard and rejected that argument, justice scalia. >> reaction was fierce from the courthouse steps. >> downif i was in the courtroom of the united states supreme court, or at a donald trump rally. >> it's unsettling to hear a justice speak racial remarks. scalia's remarks were based on
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something based on the mismatch theory. that students would not be prepared for such a rigorous environment and do not do well. those behind the theory insist it is a well researched and documented problem. others disagree. >> there's simply no data to show that students of color admitted through affirmative action programs are anything less than leaders in making, that will success well in the school and in the country. >> it wasn't just scalia's comments that gave supporters of affirmative action pause. the chief justice wondered whether it really matters if every university classroom is diverse? >> what unique perspective does a minority student bring to a physics class? >> your honor, the attorney for the university says, this court has accepted that student body diversity is a compelling interest. list alisa stark, al jazeera,
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washington. >> up next, fighting an invasion of seaweed, what authorities are doing to stop it. and editing genes, it is raising some big ethical questions.
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>> sippy libney says i.s.i.l. is a global problem. she sat down for an interview
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with my colleague, antonio mora. >> i.s.i.l. is bigger than that, we saw the situation in ferguson, in the u.s., basically we need to understand it is not a local problem in syria and when you solve the situation in syria then i.s.i.l. would disappear. this is not a situation, and the international community led by the u.s. need to understand it. >> you can see the full interview with sippy libney at 10:00 eastern, 7 pacific. money remains on a sticking point in the talks. developing countries are calling on wealthier nations to help shift to greener economies. al jazeera's nick clark has the story. >> reporter: all night and all day they worked, and all night and all day again, there was still no resolution, we were
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told they were very close. >> at 9:00 saturday mortgage i will be in a position to present a text to all of the parties which i'm sure will be approved and will be a big step forward for whole of humanity. >> laurent fabius had hoped to finalize a deal friday night, differing interests, to agree a way forward is a monday unanimitial challenge. >> it's an enormous struggle, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and we can do it. but there are positions that are very hard to get to it. we have moved past the substance, we have got a good text, we have to push the bar to make it the lowest common denominator. the huge traffic of 194 interests, if you put them into like minded groups, the regional groupings, there are situations, a struggle to try get over the held and deal with what we really need and not just what we
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want. >> and it is the same old problems blocking progress. the issue of finance, who pays who what. ambition, how to get to 2° c and below and responsibility, that old argument between developed and developing nations. it's all about what countries are prepared to trade off. and some feel poor nations are getting a raw deal. >> loss and damage is a very important concept that's within the negotiation text and that's the whole concept that the poorest countries in the world who had nothing to do with climate change need to have some sort of mechanism, some sort of process where they can either get compensated, find liability, some sort of risk management mitigation, that's a very key point to this whole negotiation. >> what do scientists make of this? >> there used to be options in there consistent with science saying you need to cut emissions by 40 to 50% by 2050 or even more. those emissions are out of
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there. towards sometime in the next half of the century, we need to have what they call emissions neutrality. so it's quite vague compared to what scientists say we need to do, for 2°, and even 1.5 target. >> countries like china and venezuela, the deal will by necessity be cleaner by all. nek clark, anick clark, al jaze. >> piles of decomposing seaweed. mexico's famed rif riviera. >> across the caribbean it's become a daily ritual.
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raking the beach clean. whether by machine, or by man. tons and tons of sargassa, a variety of seaweed has been washing ashore and panicking tourism boards. >> it has been a really big issue. especially because by the time we noticed it was a problem it was already a big problem. >> denise jimenez and his wife can barely stand to liver in mexico's porto moorales anymore. >> what does it smell like? >> it smell like rotten egg. >> fouling beaches from the u.s. gulf coast to the caribbean. so much so that tobago declared a national disaster. thousands to pluck clean 100 miles of beach to protect its $8 billion a year tourism industry. >> our economy rests on the productivity of the tourism
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industry either directly or indirectly so it's very important. >> this is tips of sargassum. >> brian has been studying sargassum for 35 years. >> in the beginning it wasn't really a was an academic exercise. >> reporter: no more. the floating algae has aalways been around. but five years ago, la point began noticing a spike. >> this is one of the species. >> today he is stunned by how much is growing off shore. >> no one can remember seeing so much sargassum. >> what is fueling the explosive growth is unclear. perhaps a combinatio combinatiog ocean and fertilizer runoff from farms. >> if you can tell me why there is so much seaweed out there -- >> part of this is due to human
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presence on the planet. >> mexico is floating the idea of off-shore booms to keep it up, once it hits the sand the cleanup can hurt beaches and wildlife. many are encouraged to collect it and use it for fertilizer. >> for me it's not waste, it's a resource, it's a material we use and good for using it, so why not use it? >> reporter: all of it helps but so far there's no complete solution. >> we need to be aware in the whole world that this is everybody's responsibility because the climate change is everybody's shoulders. >> look at this. >> yes it's really bad. >> and here it's under their feet. a troubling sign, scientists worry, of a changing planet. jonathan betz, al jazeera, porto morales, mexico. >> for a look at what's on the
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top of the hour. john siegenthaler is here. >> i'll ask a former obama are official why the government couldn't do a better job of tracking the couple from san bernardino. life away from war, canada rolled out the welcome plat for over 100 syrian refugees. and changing tides, what elevated carbon dioxide levels are doing to our oceans and what is being done to lower those levels. and a report of a picture, donald trump greets his enthusiastic supporters but that blatant excitement has the photo going viral. we'll have the man who snapped that picture all coming up in about nine minutes. rafnld. >> thank you john. eye color, hair color.
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expressions through genes. thanks to a new gene editing program. >> these mice are producing embryos for microscopic cells whose genes are being manipulated. a technology called crisper, a precise mechanism of altering dna. altering software for the genome. >> we can go into a specific chromosome, to a specific spot, to one of the millions of nucl nucleotide dna and change it. >> either altering an undesirable gene, or replacing it with a healthier one. >> we can use crisper
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technology, in vitro. to treat those mutations. we can design report a cell line that have a discovery. >> not just in any patient but in future generations of their families as well. one company says by 2017, it plans to start a trial over a congenital defect that causes children to go blind. desirable characteristics, raising a specter of an industry that could produce designer babies. that's one reason the technology's co-inventer is making a global appeal for a moratorium until ground rules can be set for its application in humans. >> in the end this technology will be used for human genome engineering. but i think that to do that, without careful consideration and discussion of the risks and the potential complications, would not be responsible.
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>> yet chinese researchers say they've already attempted to modify human embryos, an effort that failed so far. tom ackerman, al jazeera, baltimore. >> still ahead, a memorial to the beatles in an unlikely place. we'll take you to one of the largest beatles museums in the world.
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>> a picture of steve jobs as a syrian refugee, a painting by
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the street artist banksey. it depicts jobs as a refugee, carrying an old alabama computer. jobs was the son of a syrian man who gave him up for adoption after emigrating to the u.s. while the beatles have been long cultural icons, echoes of that era could be found even in argentina.
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daniel schweimler has the story. >> it was a revolution that exceeded music. the beatles interpreted that call for freedom that you find in young people. >> much of his collection is now in buenos aires cabin club museum. attracting thousands of visitors a year. >> translator: it's the music. kids know how to sing beatles songs. from the smallest primary school up to secondary school, they have still got something inexplicable. >> it's a long and winding road, more than 10,000 kilometers. but they are as popular here now than ever before. the beatles striking a cord in the argentine heart than no other band. the fab four's following extends beyond argentina. this was the 15th beatles weak in buenos aires, bringing
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together bands from peru, colombia and brazil. this band from chile. >> for me the beatles marked the point at which modern music began. from the point of view of the composition, the instruments, the vocals and more than everything, the overall quality. >> reporter: and the fans stretch across the generations. >> because of our age we grew up during the period of the beatles. it was our time. >> i've liked them since i was a kid thanks omy parents. and because of this fashion i study music. >> reporter: culture, language and distance are no obstacle it seems, for latin americans coming together. as lennon and mccart fully would say, all you need is love. daniel schweimler, al jazeera,
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buenos aires. >> i'm randall pinkston, thank you for watching. john siegenthaler, is right now. >> during the site of the rampage, fbi is looking more closely at whether the married couple behind the attack had links to terrorist organizations. john terret reports. >> slowly and methodically, the fbi says the shooters,ed farook and tashfeen malik may have entered this area. the fbi hopes to find evidence the couple may have left behind or tried discard including digital clues that may reveal the motive for what