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>> (laughter) >> three. >> (laughter) ray suarez this is al jazeera america, live from new york city i'm david shuster, with a look at the top stories. a massive manhunt continues in france amidst fears the two armed brothers suspected of the attack may strike again a battle for the keystone may begin. president obama has been asked to rescind his threat of a veto a powerful discovery in medicine. an anti-bionic killing germs without the bugs becoming drug
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resistant. it could make a huge difference. we begin in france where the massive manhunt continues for the two men suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on the offices of a satirical magazine. nine people are in custody, 80,000 are searching if cherif kouachi, and said kouachi. the attack taking place in paris, near some of the city's iconic landmarks. 12 were killed when the gunmen stormed the "charlie hebdo" offices. barnaby phillips has the latest from paris. >> reporter: to the north of paris a search is under way for the men who carried out wednesday's attack.
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after a reported sighting in this carriage in villa couture, in the north-east. they are hunting for two men. said kouachi, and cherif kouachi, brothers of algerian descent are armed and dangerous. cherif kouachi has a conviction for helping to send jihadist fighters to iraq. meanwhile france is grieving but not just for the dead. they are in grief because they know the country will struggle to recover from the wounds and fear what will come next. this is place de la republique in the center of paris. the silence was obvioused across the country, a long poignant pause. even as this country mourned, there was another attack on the streets of paris. south of the center two police officers shot. afterwards they heard the news -
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one shot a police woman, died of her wounds. yet again the killer got away. we don't know that there's a direct think between this attack and wednesday's attack on "charlie hebdo". the gunman here according to eyewitnesss used an automatic weapon and deliberately targeted officers in uniform. all adding to the assistance of crisis in france's capital. >> the french president francis hollande said it's a time for unity. >> translation: france has been struck in its heart, the capital, in a place where the spirit of liberty and resonance breathes freely. the spontaneous shows that france knows how to come together and defend the ideals of a republic of peace, against those that think they can kill journalists and police.
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>> reporter: despite the president's words, many on the street are numb. >> i feel empty at something so unbelievable. people like my family like me they like so much laughing and, again some. silliness in the world. >> reporter: whatever the consequences of these events will be there is now something of a political truce in france. for the authorities, the priority is to catch killers on the loose. dana lewis joins us from paris. it's 10:00 pm where you are. what is the mood in france and what is the latest on the search? >> well i think certainly there's the mood of sadness and reflection that you see from the people behind me that have been coming to the squares all day long lighting candles and
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holding vigils. there's a lot of questions by the officials wondering where the gunmen are, especially after the robbery of the garage and the owner of the garage saw kalashnikov, and rocket-propelled grenades. they are battlefield weapons, heavily armed. most of the focus up in that region around the gas station where they have sealed off towns, blocked roads and are going through the towns and turned the residents away for fear that the guys could be taking safe haven in that area. the police say one of the eyewitnesss from yesterday's attacks identified the men in the photographs clearly, and said they were the attackers. you should ask me how could they do that they were masked. that was a question i was asked. when we were in the area of the attacks, they spent a long time at police headquarters and they
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said as they fled the scene, they pulled off the marvess as they drove off -- masks as they drove off. a lot of people saw their faces. >> there was an i.d. card left in the get away vehicle. sounds like that was a crucial clue. >> well i mean they haven't said whose i.d. photograph that was, it was a matter of some debate and speculation in the media. that was one of the first clues that they had, that there was a french national identity left in a vehicle that they used to flee the scene. they switched to another vehicle, hijacked another card and we are told after the gas station robbery, that they abandoned another vehicle, and that is something the police focussed on where they went from there, and what vehicle they may have hijacked. >> for the folks in this nearly area of paris, so many can
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relate to the boston marathon bombings when police shut down communities, is that what is going on now with the citizens, in terms of how police are trying to figure out where the gunmen might be? >> well i think for the safety of those residents, they are going through the towns with a fine tooth comb trying to find out. the interior minister used the expression if someone has been giving them haven in the towns, he didn't elaborate on that. they are obviously going through, they want to protect the residents and see if anyone is helping the people or individuals, and would go through the towns and search for them and try to find out where they are headed from there. as you know they have increased dramatically the police presence at the entrance points to northern paris, because they feared they would come back. that is why 10,000 police are said to be on the streets you mentioned earlier, and you are
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correct across the nation that 80,000 police are out in the streets, and increase security in the last 24 hours or so. >> incredible scenes. dana lewis reporting for us. memorials were held across france. the victims of the attack the eiffel tower went dark in honour of the 12 killed. we are here with more on the tributes. >> from government officials to schools, companies, news rooms. everything stopped during the moment of silence. these are some of the images posted. take a look at this. this is the a.f.p. building. you see signs held along the champs elysees. this is the google offices in france and universities also. they took the students outside to obvious this moment of silence. also even the trains came to a halt to observe the minute of
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silence. a couple of new hashtags have been popping up. je suis akmed, the officer whose death was caught on camera. people are saying this: and: and with so much support worldwide the french are poeting pictures under the hashtag thanks the world from france. >> it is thank you. yesterday's shooting will not stop work at "charlie hebdo". the satirical magazine will print 1 million copies of next week's issue, usually is sells 50,000. laurence lee has more on the french media's response to the attack. >> reporter: the words don'tant mean "charlie hebdo" is in our heart, but the magazine has our full support. that's the offering from cartoonist plontu for the lamond
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newspaper. the next day is a deeper analysis the "charlie hebdo" flag over the presidential palace. the dove of peace with newspaper for wings, and the armed men described by plantu's signature mouse in confrontational terms. plantu knew the men killed for 30 years. >> reporter: the readers say if you want to kill them you need to kill us as well. >> we have to continue the battle. it is the beginning of the battle. >> reporter: ley monde describes this as their own september 11th. just as the reporters of "charlie hebdo" showed sa defiance so the magazine saying the right for the magazine will
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be financially supported by the rest of the media. >> when you attack liberty of opinion, freedom, speech freedom, press freedom, we are going - being stronger and more cellular. we will be - "charlie hebdo" will resume and the freedom of the press will be stronger in france. >> outside the building where the words talk of the depth of night and the human spirit armed police stand guard. journalism is under attack here. they are fighting back. france says the press and democratic values have come under attack. in the days and weeks to come the french media will have an important role to play in what happens next. simultaneously to argue that people should be able to say what they want without the fear of being directly and physically
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attacked. while at the same time not pandering to bigoted and anti-islamic values. >> the staff held their own silences at la monde. there's also a realisation to isolate those who would kill people whose opinions they disagree with joining us is fred burton the vice president of intelligence for stratford. you have done the mann00 before. take us through what is happening in paris. 10,000 police guarding the northern entrance points 10,000 more going through the suburbs. how do authorities try to find the suspects? >> for the viewers, if you visualize the manhunt after the boston marathon attack. that is what is taking place. there'll be a command and control center fending leads from citizens.
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you'll have areas gridded off and checked. you'll have all the usual suspect locations observed and you are hoping for someone to bring forth information to pin point where the suspects are. >> that attack on a gas station was essentially a robbery in which it seems that the two suspects struck there. how important is this in terms of placing the location tonight? >> it's critical. you have a starting point to launch a manhunt from and you can draw upon the resources the not only the local, but federal police as well as the foreign intelligence information that you may gather from the brits or the u.s. that will provide intelligence, and i would suspect that the french are deploying some degree of aerial surveillance perhaps in the form of drones in the wooded
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areas. you mentioned assistance in terms of intelligence that the united states may be providing, we know that attorney general eric holder is heading to paris. what kind of intelligence can the united states provide in this circumstance? >> when you look at this from a liaison perspective, the u.s. military in paris is the center of gravity for the activity. you have the federal bureau of investigation legal attache, my out fit, the state department. diplomatic security service in the form of security offices, the c.i.a. there, that will be passing intelligence on to the french counterparts. so we would be offering any assistance that the french wanted but in essence we would also be working behind the scenes to trace names and suspects and looking at any of the data that the french want to pass along to connect the dots and passing it back to the french. >> is there a difference in terms the united states ability
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to comb through with the n.s.a. dimming digital data in terms with what france can do. >> in these cases national levels of database checks are rapid and quick and no doubt that's condition turned around. some of the reports, as many as 12 suspects linked to the case have been picked up which is not surprising to me. it's like peeling an onion back as you look at the 12 suspects. they'll look at everything from social media, twitter, facebook history, job history, locations, vacations, things such as that - forehands. this is a fugitive manhunt. i'm afraid i'm not optimistic that this will be favourable for the suspects. >> france is the largest muslim population in western europe. should investigators have concern this the suspects are
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aided by smathisers? >> i would think not, in this kind of case. it is high profile. the area is flooded with french uniforms. no telling how many plain-clothed officers and surveillance agents are in the vicinity. i'm optimistic that the break in the case will come through a citizen report of seeing something, bringing attention to the french police. >> which is what led to the capture of the final suspect in the marathon bombings. fred thank you for coming on we appreciate it. >> my pleasure david. thank you for having me. >> we'll keep everyone posted on developments in france. an attack by boko haram in northern nigeria killed at least 100 people happening in the finishing community of bagga on the banks of lake chad. they entered the area killing people setting the town on fire and moving on to other villages.
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>> the attack on wednesday was like boko haram trying to finish up what they couldn't finish over the weekend when they attacked the fishing community of baga. it is on the lake chad which is bordering the countries of nigeria, chad and cameroon. basically they attacked the village over the weekend and killed a lot of people. some are talking about hundreds killed many drowning on lake chad when trying to flee or cross the water to a neighbouring country. they came back on wednesday, went into the town and started killing again. the other people who couldn't flee were killed. those that were able to escape and they burnt the town. >> they moved to 15 other villages and attacked the villages. some reports suggest some of the villages have been burnt.
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the 16 areas are effectively under the control of boko haram, or boko haram fighters. akmed reporting from nigeria. republicans are hitting health care trying to change a key part of the law that could affect for than a million minister the attacks in paris were allegedly spoked by "charlie hebdo"'s cartoons we examine the crossroads between satire and religion. sat cl cl
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a controversial keystone xl oil pipeline project is a step closer to clearing capitol hill. a senate committee passed a bill to approve the project. president obama has threatened to veto it.
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jimmy mcintyre joins us. the keystone passed a crucial bill. what is the next step? >> the keystone pipeline is a step closer to reality, and a step closer to being vetoed. the senate sets up a debate. the house is set to vote on the keystone pipeline tomorrow. it's said to be passed and the white house promised to veto it. the question is can the congress override the veto. the key is the senate. there was about 63 votes in favour of it they'd need 67 to be able to override the veto. so the next strategy on capitol hill if that doesn't work would be to attach the keystone xl pipeline to a much difficult to veto bill apropose rations bill and get it through that way. at this point the battle goes on and it is not clear whether
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the republicans who control the congress will be able to outmanoeuvre the president, or the president will be able to hold fast to his argument that the process needs to go forward to continue to decide whether the pipeline benefits the u.s. both sides benefit from having the political fight. the house passed the billion obama care explain what that was and how it will change the affordable care act if that becomes law. >> this is the save american jobs act and gets to a provision in the affordable care act that defines a full-time worker for the purposes of the bill as someone working 30 hours or more and the republicans claimed that this is given in the incentive to the companies to cut back hours in order to get out from how many full time workers triggers the requirement for a reporter mandate of
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coverage. they are trying to redefine a full-time worker at 40 hours a week. the white house counters that this will do exactly what they are trying to avoid, that there is far more people working 40 hours that could be cut to 39 and say it will result in people losing insurance and hours and increase the cost by pushing the people on to public programs like medicaid. jamie mcintyre in washington. thank you as always. in the power politics the calls are getting louder for massachusetts democratic senator elizabeth warren to jump into the 2016 presidential raise. yesterday at a union summit the darling of the progressive movement hammered modern day policies that helped the rich. >> since the 1980s too many people running the country
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followed one form or another of supply side or trickle down economic theory. many in washington today still support it. it cuts the legs out from underneath america's middle class. >> that speech has gone viral among activists and organizations and the encouragement of a war on presidential campaign has been fuelled by the of the c.h.l. io. >> senator warren shares our values and connects with us, and is a genius when it comes to policy. she is tough as nails when it comes to politics. >> a genius much the trumped up remarks created huffing and puffing in the hillary clinton camp. she has never been praised like
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that. "the wall street journal" surveyed democratic leaders and found apathy for clinton. >> we interviewed more than half the democratic county chairs in iowas 99 counties. it was difficult to find people for whom hillary clinton was the first joys. >> reporter: there was more support it in bernie sanders campaign than hillary clinton. the most supported was for elizabeth warren. the barbs from clinton are coming not only from the left but the right. jed bush preparing a run for the republican nomination took a jab at clinton. and told supporters that clinton would have to explain president obama's foreign policy mistakes and added: in any economy or campaign the economy is a huge issue, and a
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debate that is taking shape is who gets credit for turning the economy around. yesterday majority senate leader mitch mcconnell weighed in. >> we see some economic data providing a glimmer of hope. the uptick appears to coincide with the biggest political change of the obama's change in washington the expectation of a new republican congress. a spokesman for the democratic national committee responded: on the democratic side. californian senator barbara boxer made an announcement about her future. >> i will not be running for the senate in 2016. i'll work on the issues that i love. i'll have time to help others
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through my pack for change community. >> reporter: she is a supporter of abortion rights gun control and the environment. she is proud of the vote she cast against the iraq war. this is a big day for political and pop culture historians. it was 225 years ago when george washington, the first president, delivered the first state of union address. it marks the birth of elvis presley, the king who met president richard nixon at the white house. he would have turned 80 years old. that is today's politics. on wall street the dow erased its losses to 2015 thanks to a day of big gains just ahead - france is trying to recover a day after the worst attack in its history. in a moment we return to paris to talk to residents, and why some say this was a seismic
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event for the country and one near after a toxic chemical spill. we return to the west virginia community unable to trust what is coming out of their taps. koex
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at this hour a massive manhunt continues in france for two men suspected of carrying out the attack on a satirical office of a magazine. hundreds of police officers are searching for cherif kouachi and said kouachi. the attacks taking place at the offices of "charlie hebdo" near some iconic landmarks. 12 were killed. authorities are conducting searches in several towns near the french capital. dana lewis is in paris. tell us about the people and how
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they are reacting to the killings. you spoke to a lot of french what was their reaction what are they doing? >> you can see they are behind me on republic square. they are gathering around downtown paris. you'll see candles on the side of the road flowers - especially down at the scene of the newspaper, and in the place where the police men were shot across the boulevard. people continue to bring flowers and to come and talk to one another. i was struck by talking to them that a lot are scared and bewildered with good reason considering how bloody the attack was. they talk in sophisticated and eloquent and passionate ways how this is a serious sault on french society. [ bell tolls ] >> reporter: france stopped today, but only for a moment of silence. on the street they were talking and rein effecting and talking
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again. candles and flowers and solemn voices heard outside the office of a paris newspaper where 12 were gunned down. one of those who came to shed a tear is full of fear. melody anderson living a few blocks away. >> this is different. "charlie hebdo" is - how to say in english - it's really important for french people because it represents lots it's touching french people in deeply - like really - what to believe in what to fight for, and what they are. >> people here say it's more than an act of terror. it is a defining seismic event for france. former president nicolas sarkozy called it a declaration of war by determined fanatics. muslims heard the gunshots in his bakery on the boulevard. he called the gunmen cowards and barbaric and said...
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>> i don't think there's enough debate in the muslim community. everyone is in their own corner. normal because they feel threatened. we need to say stop to the barbarians some are trying. the leader said it's time to show kindness to communities to avoid confusion. >> we have to show the values of islam. we need dialogue. >> the fear is the dialogue may be high jacked by extremists on both sides who want to ignite hatred and discrimination rather than having a good conversation about having to deal with dangerous extremism across the street from the newspaper, two students trying to reconcile the violence. in front of the steal, blood-stained sidewalk where gunmen shot a policeman. france talked about growing extremism, but it's time for a new discussion.
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>> i thought we were being careful. we talk about extremism. >> you know there are gatherings across paris in the last 24 hours, on sunday there's a march planned in the center of paris, through the center of paris, and it is expected that tens of thousands of people will come out and attend the march. back to you. >> dana thank you. >> yesterday's attacks are raising questions about how far satire should go. some cartoonist and journalists say nothing should be off limits. others disagree when it comes to illustrating religious figures. roxana saberi joins us. >> many think the prophet mohammed should never be illustrated. yet "charlie hebdo" had images of him sexually and naked. none say the journalists got what they deserve, but there was disagreed over how much freedom satirists should have.
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>> reporter: cartoonists across europe are using the pen to show support for "charlie hebdo". . >> it became how the potential to monarchy was voiced by many throughout the 19th century. there's little at all that is off market or off key for french political illustrated satire. >> for "charlie hebdo" publishing figures of the christianity judism and others were not off limits. a lawsuit agreed. a lawsuit sued. four years later "charlie hebdo" named an education charlie hebron", and after his offices were firebombed. many believe the prophet mohammed shouldn't be
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illustrated in any which. the papers editor stefan charbonnel said no identified was too sacred to draw. >> for them, it's not forbidden for us. >> some muslims agree. >> there's no limits whatsoever. it's for each person to make a decision what they want to draw. at no time should violence be the response. in the u.s. the cartoonists faced criticism. some denounced for this cartoon, asking which is the more hippous act using minutes as shields or bombing them. >> i don't think most cartoonists think i should go that far. the editors and publishers will say that. i think our job is to push the boundary and try to get a reaction. >> in canada french language newspapers published a cartoon to show solidarity with "charlie
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hebdo". others did not. they said it was not out of fear but they wanted to show respect for the islamic religion. >> some organizations are saying safety as well. >> thank you. joining us is nick kosta a board member and cart toonist. he was gaoled in iran for drawing a political cartoon, accused of insulting an islamist religious figure. first of all your reaction to what happened to the cartoonist and "charlie hebdo" in paris yesterday in paris? >> it was a shock to me and to many people i know. it's a bad start for 2015 having four colleagues massacred luke this. it's actually sending a chill to so many of us who actually were following what "charlie hebdo" did, especially in 2011 when
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they questioned the matter of is it off limits to actually draw the prove et or not -- prophet or not. >> i understand you had cartoons in the magazines, and you had disagreement with the magazine about what they had done. i wonder if you can tell us about that debate and how it replied out internally. >> i should say i don't say they have the right to do such a thing. they have all the rights to do whatever they want to do. my senses as an editorial cartoonist i avoid going towards that route. i'm a journalist. i'm a journalist who draws cartoons. but as a cartoonist i believe in freedom of speech and as long as whatever you do is not hate speech and you are not libelling and doing the right thing to your own conscience
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you are doing good. the fact is based on what we see over there in france it seems that some people have another interpretation from the middle ages about reacting to a cartoon, or something they don't like. i experienced something like that in iran when i drew a crocodile and they told me that i had insulted islam. and i was getting many charges for just trying to criticize the words of an ayatollah that i had portrayed in a way as a crocodile. they said by putting the words of that ayatollah into the mouth of a crocodile it insulted him because he represented islam. that is weird. why should religious leaders taking advantage of religion using it to gain power, are supposed to get a free card. we cartoonists or journalists
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want to criticise them will be labelled as people who are insulting the religion. it's a weird unbalanced situation for many of us. we showed the carr top that got you in trouble. i wonder if you can take us through what was it was it the depiction of the alligators the figure that the tail was wrapped around. what did the iranians have trouble with? >> ayatollah is a well-known proviolence cleric. he actually had made allegations that the chief c.i.a. operative was in tehran with a suitcase. i put the crocodile, and the name of crocodile in persian rhymes with what he was called.
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i put the name professor crocodile for him. the rhyming made everyone in the community learn about it and then they understood it. from that day they call him the crocodile. >> there's a huge debate in news rooms and organizations about whether the cartoons that infuriated the radical folks that carried out what happened yesterday, whether they should be published. one of my colleagues said now is the time that the world should see what happened. where do you fall on that? >> if i was an editor i would have published them. it wouldn't be out of context. people understand what is happening. if you public a cartoon out of context. it causes certain misunderstanding. it depends on the policies of news rooms and editorials and that is the important thing to
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understand the sensitivities of different environments. i'm not sure is it a good idea to do it in egypt or in saudi arabia. it's not a good idea. you don't know what will happen next. in north america or canada the united states or in england, i don't think that would be a wrong thing to do. put it into context, not just to glorify something or portray it without giving an explanation that what was the history behind it. >> cartoonist and board member from network international. thank you for coming on. >> in the job at sea in java sea, rescuers are searching for the black box. this is the first video showing the tail section of the downed plane. workers found the bodies of passenger while battling bad weather. 44 of the planes 162 passengers
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and crew are confirmed dead. finding the black box could help to explain what caused flight 8501 to crash. an inmate that could have gasped could have been caused by gas. executions will be stayed until a new drug can be obtaunted. ashar quraishi - what is the latest? >> dennis maguire was executed using a combine ace of mez abbo lan and hydro-more fan. officials had run out of pentobarbital pentobarbital. the department of corrections would delay the execution of ronald phillips sentenced to death for the rape and murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter. this is something they have talked about for a year since
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the botched execution in maguire's case a result of changes in the last few years. four years ago the soul u.s. manufacturer of a commonly used drug based here in illinois decided to stop making the drug. european pharmaceuticals would not sell the drug for use in lethal injection cases. since that happened states have been scrambling to find alternatives. 35 states in the united states have capital punishment using lethal injection as a primary method of execution. it will be delayed, as they lock to go back and it is of course unclear where ohio may get the drug but they could turn to compounding pharmacies which have supplied in the past. >> thank you very much. >> tomorrow marks a year since leaky tanks in a chemical company spilled thousands of
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gallons of toxins in a river left 30,000 without safe drinking water. we went back to find out how the town is recovering. jonathan martin is back with the latest. how are they doing? >> well for the most part people - their lives are back to normal. we spent the past few days talking to a lot of people. a lot of residents use the water to bathe and cook with. there's a toss up when you ask people if they are drinking the water. despite tests and studies and reassurance. for many there's a trust issue. [ ♪♪ ] >> reporter: in bluegrass kitchen the crowd has come back. in table conversations no longer do they focus on what is in the water. a massive chemical spill tainted the water for hundreds of thousands of residents a year ago, forcing most restaurants to close for at least a week.
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today keeley steele is cautious. >> we are producing our open water with the reverse osmosis system through a dehumidifying system. >> reporter: she says trust between residents, state officials and the water company has not been rebuilt. >> i don't think anyone feels they get the whole story. >> during the crisis there were important questions that the vij governor could not vaen. have answered. >> reporter: it was no confirmation about when the toxins got into the water or when it was safe to drink or bathe in. after a series of flushes the system was given the all clear. two days later the c.d.c. issued a warning for pregnant women. jennifer was nine months pregnant. >> we had so many conflicted messages. it made be angry.
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>> after five months on bottled water. she and her family went back to the tap water. >> personally i think the water was probably better than before the spill. at least now they are forced to be more transparent. >> along the elk river freedom industry's tanks have been dismantled and the liquorice odour is gone. some for which about the long-term effects. hoping to prevent another crisis west virginia american water spent millions upgrading its treatment system and the state legislature passed a law requiring storage tanks to be restered and inspected. >> -- registered and inspected. >> we know where they are, how much they are. >> we make up 20 gallons a day. >> keeley steele doubts she'll recoup the 40,000 she lost. the company responsible is bankrupt. she hopes the lawsuits she and 30 businesses filed send a
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serious message. >> the lawsuits are there to hold corporations and people that make bad decisions culpable. >> one of the things you hear from a lot of people coming back here is that this disaster in a strange way, brought the community together. people not concerned or didn't have a focus on some issues environmental issues in the community, they are galvanised and concerned and active. many say they are running for office that we spoke to. they want to know more about what is going on. we have part 2 of the coverage from west virginia coming up tomorrow. and we'll look at the new above-ground storage tank law. it was passed. it went into effect in june. people are already wanting to change it feeling that it will overregulate the industry. that is coming up tomorrow. >> we look forward to that. and to underscore the significance 300,000 people who
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had their water contaminated a year ago. >> ahead - scientists discovered a new source of antibiotics that is stronger and ease year to find, and it was under their feet the entire time. jacob ward joins us to explain after the break.
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an arctic blast sending temperatures plummeting from the east to the south of the records have been broken. hundreds of schools have been closed because of dangerously low terms. rebecca stevenson joins us with a look at how long it will stick around. >> looks like it will be around for the weekend. a cold blast came in this morning into parts of the north central area of dakotas, and is blasting in more snow. blizzard conditions are set out. white out conditions are set for the rest of the day and across parts of the dakotas, and iowa has got the snow coming down so heavy, and all the wind is blowing this fine powdery snow around making it hard to travel
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in parts of the midwest, definitely. temperatures now - 15 for billings. factor in the wind, and this is where we get into a dangerous area. all we need is temperatures or a windchill of minus 20. that will freeze the skin in 30 minutes or less. that is what we are getting around chicago, where it's 8 degrees. wind chills - feels like nine. let's go to the north-east where it feels like 17 below zero for cleveland. the second blast of air will work into the north-east as we get through the day tomorrow into the evening. >> no relief for all of us who go outside and it feels like 4 degrees. >> not like sunday. when it goes up 2 degrees, it will be great. >> thank you. >> the next generation of antibiotics. they will not keep you warm but could be under the feet. bacteria that live in dirt produce a powerful antibiotic
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that could replace drugs na no longer work. jacob ward jones us. describe the breakthrough. a lot of antibiotics in the world. why is this different? >> it's a breakthrough in terms of where they are able to gather up the material for making antibiotic. antibiotics are made, we are restricted to the antibiotics cultivated in a petry dish the bacteria that can live there which is about 1% of the total microdiversity. the ichip replaces the petry dish creating a new way of cultivating bacteria in the lab. literally replacing the glass dish. in this case you are sampling from a new unchartered portion of nature. and that has everybody very very excited. >> the antibiotic resistance has been a problem in the past. explain how this new form of
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antibiotic could fight that problem. >> well we have seen, you know massive antibiotic resistance across the world, contributing to 700,000 deaths around the world. 23,000 in the u.s. that is because of its use in agriculture. that is a reason. people will blanket whole herds of cows with endless anti-biotics creating an opportunity for random mutations creating resistance. what makes the new way of creating antibiotics different, taxobactin many years away from being on the market. it is promising. it hits two places in the clel and would require simultaneous mutations. that almost never happens, and could resist antibiotic resistance for longer than you get with conventional
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antibiotics. >> interesting news. thanks as always. >> the fbi has begun an investigation into a failed attack on the n.a.a.c.p. coming up. we speak to an activist would says the bombing and president are being ignored. >> hello, i'm ray suarez in france freedom of religion means not only the freedom to practice but the freedom to mock religious faith. now it smacks head long into the reality that countries like france are more diverse and not all define faith or free speech in the same way or hold them as important. europe's multicultural conundrum live at the top of the hour. >> we have strongly urged the government to release those journalists. >> journalism is not a crime. >> i'm ali velshi, the news has become
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was damage the. it's not clear who was targeted. african-americans say there has been little coverage. >> many speaking out about it heard about the incident on twitter and are using the hashtag # n.a.a.c.p. among them are this congressman: d deaf we foe the answer. i spoke to a community activist who says he is not surprised at the lack of coverage believing people find a way to justify
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tore dismiss these aggressions. >> we are putting more pressure on mainstream media to cover the event. the lack of coverage puts the general public at risk. and the public at risk is black and brown communities pause the suspect is still at large. >> the # n.a.a.c.p.bombing was trending on twitter. and has been tweeted 250,000 times in the last 24 hours. an investigation led by former fbi director concluded that the national football league never saw the ray rice elevator video in which he punched his wife. it surfaced after the league defended him for two games. commissioner roger goodell then made the sentence long are. there was questions as to whether or not roger goodell saw the video. the investigation backs up the n.f.l. commissioner. that is the news for this hour.
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