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this is al jazeera welcome to the news hour live from london. coming up in the next 60 minutes. experts warn mohammed hamid suleimans are likely to spread the zika virus throughout the americas. as the refugees keep arriving, the prime minister pushs for greece to be kept out of the travel free zone. an attempt to drum up business
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in europe. a cold snap across east asia kills at least 85 people in taiwan as the u.s. east coast tries to get back to work. >> reporter: i'm with you for the sport, including the australian open continues to be dogged by claims of match fixing. we will hear from an industry expert a little later in the progra program: health experts are warning that the zika virus is likely to spread to almost every countries in the americas the. the months born disease which is native to after friday ka has been-- africa has been found in 21 countries. the w.h.o. says it is likely to reach all these other countries. the only exceptions are the
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chile and canada areas. the symptoms of the syrian refugees include mild fever, rashes and headaches, but scientists have noted a link with zika and babies born with small heads. women in affected countries are being advised not to get pregnant. >> spread of zika to new areas with little population immunity is another cause for concern. especially given the possible link between infection during pregnancy and babies born with small heads our correspondent is mexico city has the latest on the threat >> reporter: this started may with brazil's first case of the zika virus. it quickly spread to around a million and a half people in that country but it was still thought to be a relatively minor disease that was, until sports
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discovered there had been a surge in the cases of microcephaly affecting the babies in that country. that is a serious condition which means that babies have smaller heads and smaller brains and don't develop as they should do. the authorities think that there's a link microcephaly and the zika virus. that link hasn't been conclusively proven yet, but it still has been enough for other countries in the region to take the extraordinary step to advise women not to get pregnant at this time. those countries include el salvador and colombia. the w.h.o. has come out and said this is now affecting the zika virus, 21 countries and territories in the americas and they think that it is going to spread to every country in the region apart from canada and chile who don't have the type of mohammed hamid suleiman that brings the virus with them.
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here in mexico i asked the top official on what can be done to prevent this zika virus from preventing further? >> you will not stop the virus. we haven't been able to stop dengue and chicken gunya. you need to avoid going to the areas. you wear long sleeves, pants and repellant. >> reporter: the big worry is about the olympic games that are going to be held in brazil this summer, with an influx of visitors vulnerable to the threat a vishgs irologist is with us-- virolo gishgs st. how much evidence do you think that there is that the virus does cause these foetal
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abnormalities? >> the link does seem extremely strong given the increase in incidence of the actual infection and the incredible increase in the occurrence of microcephaly. so the core registration is very high. there have been some studies done in the past to show the virus can be isolated from the fluid that surrounds the foetus in some circumstances. there are many different pieces to the question, but several of them are in place to make it seem likely that there is a link of some form or other what is strange is that the zika virus has been around for a number of years. it was discovered in africa back in the 1940s, but it is only in brazil that the reports of babies with abnormally small heads came about. we hadn't seen reports of microcephaly in any other cases. >> there has been a suggestion
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that there was an increase in french polynesia where the virus existed before it reached brazil. the numbers there are small relative to the situation in brazil, but it is a suppliesing appearance of disorder that may well be associated with this-- surprising appearance of disorder that is unexpected. so it does lead to asking questions what may be happening to the virus, are there any circumstances that are different in this particular time compared to the past that have led to this disorder it sounds like it's almost impossible to eradicate this virus and the problem is you can't ask women to put off having babies indefinitely, can you. >> no. that's just not going to happen, of course. it is extremely difficult. when a virus of this gets into
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the insect population you have to deal with the insects and as we all know mosquitos are very prevalent in some parts of the world and they transmit lots of different viruses. we can reduce the threat bring improving the general circumstances, reduce the likelihood of breeding grounds for the insects and so on, but you can never completely eliminate it, unfortunately, unless you undertake enormous changes in the geographical reconstruction of areas which isn't a viable option with the area we're considering at the moment thank you for joining us. at a tense meeting in amsterdam a number of e.u. ministers calls for greece to be shut out of the
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schengen joan. greece has hit back accusing them of lies. it is formed of 26 countries which agreed on a common visa policy making it easier for people to move around within europe. since the refugee crisis began six of those countries have put emergency border controls in place. these are in force until may. now germany, austria, sweden and denmark have been the e.u.'s executive to extend those up to two years. our correspondent has this report. >> reporter: its free movement-- is free movement across europe coming to a stop? on the austrian border police have been controlling rivals since september. this is not what the schengen zone is meant to look like. governments are putting national interests first.
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in amsterdam european ministers held talks again on how to manage the flow of refugees and migrants. some governments, frustrated with greece, which they say has failed to control its borders with turkey, are now talking opening from suspending it from the conscience glen zone >> translation: i believe if it is not only to protect the borders will move towards towards central europe. greece must strengthen its resources as soon as possible p and accept help >> reporter: the greeks say they have carried an unfair burden on behalf of the rest of europe. it is a blame game being played across a fractured continent. all the while refugees keep on coming. these people mainly syrians and afghans are being processed in austria before crossing into germany, all ages, all hoping to start a new life far from where
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they were born. finally, on a dark cold winter's night, they arrive in southern jerl germany, the last country they hope in their long journey. the german authorities say between two and three thousand refugees and migrants are arriving every single day and this is the middle of winter. everyone expects that the numbers of flees when the weather gets warm again. europe is in a race against time to control its borders and preserve its unity. they wait to find out where in germany they will be sent while their asylum claims are being considered. they need to rest and recover, but they're grateful to have got to germany while it was still possible to travel across europe an employee at a refugee center in sweden has died after being stabbed. the attack happened in
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gothenburg. a mural by the artist banksi depicting the gas on refugees. it shows an image, a character from a musical, she is ungefled by tear gas and a bar code links to youtube. other work showing thousands of refugees who want to enter britain have also appeared on banksy's with website. on the ground in syria 23 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in aleppo city. had happened at the check points. four civilian were among the dead. no group has claimed responsibility for that attack. our correspondent with the latest on what is happening on the ground in syria. >> reporter: the reference to the urgency of ceasefires and humanitarian corridors couldn't be more relevant right now with
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a number of gains by the regime forces heading north in latakia province with the fall of rabiar, the town that has been in opposition hands now for four years, and this is a very strategic position because it enables the regime forces possibly to move on idlib and, indeed, into aleppo province and opening up another route in that direction is, also cutting off possibly opposition supply lines, automatic the way through this operation, this move northwards, the russian air force has founded away-- pounded away at opposition positions. so this is very relevant. also this situation in derazor is degree getting more and more critical by the day. more than 90 civilians i was lives to have been lost since last friday in russian air strikes and the need for a ceasefire there is very great,
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but this is a complicate because as far as geneva talks, if they happen, if they do get underway, then i.s.i.l. isn't concerned in any ceasefires nor is the al-nusra front. so there is an inherent problem there in terms of getting relief to so many areas under massive stress and really, really hard going situations for civilians new talks aimed at ending the almost five-year long war in syria will start on friday. they were expected to begin earlier but were held up by a dispute over who should represent the opposition. the man charged with over seeing them says the ininvites will go out on tuesday. the talks themselves could last six months. the date isn't important said the head of the opposition because there is there is no consensus on ending the crisis. >> reporter: the delayed talks are now due to start on friday,
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but still the controversy is over who will represent the opposition. the u.n. special envoy says the decision in the end is his and he will send out the invitations. he said the agenda will be based on the u.n. security council regulation solution passed at the end of december. >> translation: the agenda will be already set up if the governance, the plex elections. the first priority will be the focus of the talks of what syrians if not all want to hear, the possibility of a broad ceasefire and the possibility of stopping the threat of i.s.i.l. and, therefore, thanks to the broader ceasefire, an increased humanitarian aid.
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i will give it now to al jazeera, thank you. >> reporter: james bays, clearly you're not going to read us a list, but you are going to be subtling between the different delegations. how many rooms will you be shuttling between? >> the issue about the rooms and delegation will be part exactly of the creativity of these proximity talks. you said yourself because there will be in my opinion a lot of subtling because there is not only different delegations, but there are civil society, women and others who deserve to be heard. the issue is they will be meeting me and my colleagues and we will be assigning facilitators.
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you can have potential many discussions taking place. >> reporter: in talks here in a number of different resumes simultaneously awe starting on friday but that, of course, is if the talks start on friday and that that depends whether the main fighting groups, those on the so-called riyadh list decide to attend still ahead on the news hour, three dead as some egyptians defy a crackdown to protest on the fifth anniversary of the revolution. plus >> reporter: i'm in alaska, the crude oil flowing here has made this one of the wealthiest lowest taxes states in the u.s. that is all changing as the oil hits low prices news on the super bowl
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first, iran's president is in italy on his first european tour since the lifting of international sanctions. the ministers have signed a number of business deals, including a two billion dollar contract withity lee. he is said to visit iran where they're talked to by 10 airplanes. the italian prime minister made this statement. >> translation: we have gone through difficult tense times. the past sthedz light on the times in which both our people struggled but we learned to recognise each other to have a desire for peace, stability and respect between our people. thp is the government's wish. i'm sure we share the sentiments with the iranian government
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al jazeera jacky rowland has more. >> reporter: there is fierce cooperation not only until europe but also as far away as china to clinch deals with iran now that it is back into the international followed. italy is very keen, obviously, france is very keen as well. it is significant that the president has chosen to come to rome first. already we're seeing the fruits of that economic cooperation, the contact that were reestablished as soon as the nuclear dial was signed. on tuesday the leader will be meeting pope francis. we're expecting his visit to take a political connection, in particular, we are expecting the pope to call upon him to use his influence over bashar al-assad and the regime in syria to try to help push forward efforts to find a political solution to the
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conflict there three people have reportedly been killed in clashes with egyptian security forces during protests near the capital cairo. despite a massive security crackdown there have been demonstrations around the country to mark five years since the uprising that toppled president mubarak. security forces used tear gas and gas bombs. the revolution in 2011 was driven by egypt's young people but five years on many of them feel betrayed by the outcome as our correspondent reports. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a new dawn as millions of egyptians came together. people from all faiths, backgrounds an ages united in the call for change. nearly 50% of the country's population is less than 24 years old, so the youth were the driving force of the revolution. even opposing football fans
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joined the protests. it started with a text savvy generation. >> the youth were the leaders of what was happening. also we were not really into politics, so we didn't really care or know much about politics who is left or right wing. we just knew this is wrong and we spoke up. >> reporter: it was a period of demanding political freedom. even walls became canvasses. it was later that organized groups and political forces joined the protesters, all calling for an end of injustice. in the 18 days it took to force mubarak to step down, hundreds of protesters were killed. since then an elected government has been replaced by the military and new stricter laws now restrict descent and protest. many of those who became icons of the revolution are either in exile or in jail.
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the >> the same tool that united us to topple dictators eventually tore us apart. >> reporter: people like noble peace prize winner are living outside the country. a prominent blogger and active visit has been jailed for five years for violating protest laws. >> translation: i remember the crackdown at the the square. despite feeling be troyed he says he also has a sense of accomplishment >> we always blame the previous generation how they never moved up to what was going on, they never talked about the corruption, about the mubarak regime and all of that. i think there will be a revolution happening in the next five years. that will happen. >> reporter: five years on a bloodstained chapter in the
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country's history continues to over shadow what many people saw as the people's revolution the head of egyptian revolutionary council, an organization uniting many groups that is opposed to the country's over of the president. she joins us live now, very good to have you on the program with us. we've seen quite some protests against the government in egypt on monday. are they small because people aren't protesting out of fear or because people in egypt have no longer have a desire to demonstrate? >> i think there has been a massive crackdown, unprecedented present of the military on the streets and squares of egypt, rounding up of activists, the stopping of facebook activists. the crackdown has continued since the coup and came to a head in the last few weeks.
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i think all the grievances are still there that brought people out five years ago. even more so. i would say that all the components of an upcoming second wave of revolution are there in egypt and people are waiting and i think we're going to ski an explosion of sorts in terms of a popular up rising in the near future the president himself was popular for a while. indeed, there are many in egypt who believe he has brought stability to the country. that suggests that egypt is still a very divided nation. >> i think whatever the popularity he had at the time of the coup, even no was exaggerated, but has diminished enormously. i think it is showing the level of crackdown and the military presence. if he were that popular why doesn't he open the squares of egypt, why aren't protesters allowed to express themself, why isn't there any freedom of
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speech and assembly in egypt? i think he realises clearly that he is unpopular and that there is an extreme wave of opposition to him. that is why he has to have the security forces quell any kind of dissent when you look back now, what, if anything, did the revolution achieve, do you think? >> it achieved free and fair elections in 2012, an elected parliament and a constitution. they were the first step towards real democratic process. all that was over turned by a coup. so they're waiting to reverse that coup and return to the democracy. the barrier of fear was broken in 2011. he has reinstituted that fear but i believe it will break once more. the experience of 2011 will be
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relived in one way or another in the near future i believe thank you for joining us. four suicide bombers have attacked a town in cameroon's forth north region killing 28 people and injured 65. two struck where two female suicide bombers blue themselves up in december. no-one has claimed responsibility for this latest attack. save the children is warning that ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 50 years. the charity says more than ten million people are in need of food eight. drought conditions were triggered by the el nino phenomenon last june. that issue is being discussed at the african union summit. south sudan's rebel leader says a deal to form a unity government has collapsed. that is apparently because the president wants to triple the number of states in south sudan
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and to appointed their governors. that runs against their power sharing deal in which he was set to retake his old position as vice president. our correspondent has this update. >> reporter: to really understand the root of this problem it is important to go back to august last year when the president signed this peace agreement. he did so unextreme international pressure and he made it clear that that was the reason why he was signing it, not because he supported its content. two months after he signed it he then changed the ten states into 28, something which inflamed the opposition. they said they couldn't possibly accept it. the question that everybody is asking is did either so side want to form a peace agreement or was it outside pressure that caused them to do so and can this one possibly hold. the head of the negotiating team, the former president, said
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he knew that even before the deadline for the transitional government had passed that the creation of 28 states would be very, very disruptive to the process. he knew that it would undermine the progress that they had made. however, he did say that it ought to be implemented anyway because they should act in the spirit of agreement if not the latter, but it doesn't look like it is happening. it does seem that the peace process has been put on hold for the time being still to come on the news hour, the jailed former president of maldives says he may not return home after travelling to u.k. for surgery. >> reporter: i'm near the epicenter of april's earthquake where quake survivors are now facing a very cold winter often with snow storms. in sport india opt for experience ahead of that t20 cricket series against australia and march's world cup.
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a reminder of the top stories on al jazeera. the world health organisation is warning that the zika virus which is thought to be linked to babies born with brain damage is likely to spread to almost every country in the americas. greece has lashed out at european ministers pushing for it to be shut out of the e.u.'s free travel zone. it says it didn't do enough to stem the ip flux of refugees. delayed talks between the syrian government and opposition groups will now start on friday. the indirect negotiations have been pushed back after disagreements over who will take part. the european union's law enforcement agency is warning that i.s.i.l. is planning a large scale attack on europe. the announcement comes after a video released showing the fighters training in syria. in response the french president has vowed to extend a state of
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emergency in france and continue air strikes against the group. >> translation: we will never be impressed by this. these publications will only magnify my resolve to protect the french, but also to continue attacking this organization that threatens and kills our children. this is the reason we, president modi and myself, have decided to intensify our cooperation against terrorism libya's internationally recognised parliament in tobruk has said the 32 member government was not acceptable because it too many posts. they've asked for a shorter list of ministers. since 2014 the country has two competing parts and governments, one based in tripoli and the other in the east. the u.n. security council has approved a mission to oversea
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government if the clol peace deal goes ahead. a draft resolution was favored in favor for. help was asked for in monday authorizing and verifying rebel disarm ament. it 22,000 people have been killed and displaced since 1964 live to the u.n. and al jazeera's correspondent. what exactly has the security council just approved, then? >> reporter: the vote of the security council authorisess a u.n. monitoring mission. so a political mission that would over see the terms of an eventual ceasefire tanned the laying down of arms. it would be making sure that those terms are followed by both sides. the vote also authorizes the secretary general to start preparations for this mission and come back and recommend exactly the scope, how many
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people it will involve and so on and the operational aspects of the mission as well, but we're talking about unarmed monitors, not an armed peace keeping force, if you will, and this was specifically asked for by the government of colombia along with the farc rebels and they have suggested that the observers come from other latin countries. those details still have to be worked out but the security council was unanimous in agreeing on the need and benefits of such a mission i think it's worth reminding us just why this deal is so important, so crucial. >> reporter: as you said earlier, this is the longest running conflict in latin america, it has been more than 50 years and three years of peace negotiations going on. they saw the end of this conflict to the u.n., to suggest that they're close to finalising a deal and they can meet the deadline that they set for
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themselves of march 23, it is also seen as an important step for the u.n., a victory for them, where we had a meeting where it was praised, we have these intractable problems, conflicts going in yemen, in syria and in libya, so the fact that the u.n. can hold this up as a resolution that they helped facilitate and was brought about by dialogue and negotiations is certainly seen ace good time in international conflict thanks for that. the former president of the maldives says he may not return home after being allowed to travel to the u.k. for surgery. he was freed last week on condition he returns to serve out the rest of his 13-year sentence. he was jailed last year for the alleged abduction of a judge. >> reporter: appearing with his
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lawyers in london, he said his temporary release from jail to seek spinal treatment abroad did not signal political change at home. >> every opposition leader is either in jail, facing criminal charges or intimidated by the regime. media is under constant threat and every day the regime talks a further step to under mimine institutions. at this moment, it is essential that the international community is not deceived into thinking that because i am here today that the battle is over >> reporter: democracy activist and the first democratally affected president, he who once held an underwater cabinet meeting to show the effects of climate change, resigned in
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2012. he was jailed a year ago on so-called terrorism charges described by the u.n. as arbitrary. his first meeting on rival in the u.k. on saturday was with prime minister david cameron who promised to keep up pressure on the malldives. his lawyers say they are working to bring targeted sanctions against individuals in the current government. >> that list represents those most responsible for humanitarian issues in the countries. they should have their assets in the >> and u.s. frozen and their travel to those territories should be banned. >> reporter: the foreign minister said in a statement it is now clear the former president has been disengen with yous at best and misleading at worst in seeking medical leave in the u.k. this is not medical leave but media leave. what the journalist wanted to know was will he go back to the
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maldives gets his treatment. he said i will go back, the only question is how and when china has released a swedish rights activist who was taken into custody earlier this month. he was arrested on charges that committed acts that endangered the country's national security. he was detained as the country considers a new law to control the activities of foreign ngos. a cold snap has called at least 85 people in taiwan. temperatures in northern china have dropped to minus 40 degrees. in south korea thousands of holiday makers were left stranded after flights were cancelled. there is travel chaos in japan after a cold front dumps snow
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across the country. snow storms and plummeting temperatures are making life miserable for survivors of quake survivors in nepal. thousands of people are still living in tents. our correspondent reports. >> reporter: in laprak the weather is unpredictable. this village is near what was the center of the earthquake that took the lives of around 9,000 people last april. the entire village had to be removed 1,000 metres uphill onto this government land. surveyors had give given it a red certificate. snow storms over the last two weeks have brought biting cold and made the lives here miserable. a primary schoolteacher worries about her five month old daughter. >> translation: i can't sleep
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at night because high feet get really cold. some nights i have to keep massaging my feat to keep them warm. we might die this winter. >> reporter: the walls of this shelter are just tarp. there is nothing to shield those inside from the bitter cold. she sleeps with her daughter on this bed and this is where she will sleep. it feels quite damp. as you can see, there is a plank that separates the ground from the mattress and if you put your hands beneath this mattress, it becomes wet. people huddle besides fire and desperately rub on oil in an attempt to warm themselves up. she is scared that her daughter will catch pneumonia. many children and old people have been getting sick. the morning brings the sun and the snow and the ice starts melting. a local activist tells us that villagers are being forced to
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choose between the cold and the risk of landslides. >> translation: just last week the government gave the final nod to allow us to relocate on this plot of land. if they are given approval months ago, we would have built warmer houses. some older people are staying in the ruins in the old village. >> reporter: billions of dollars has been pledged to rebuild the country, but there have been delays in deciding what land is available to relocate the families away from risky areas and reconstruction has not started yet. many here told us that they want government officials responsible for reconstruction to come and experience the cold. perhaps then, they say, they will be series about rebuilding their lives the east coast of the u.s. is trying to return to normal life after record snow fall there over the weekend. some areas were hit by more than 60 centimeters of snow. thousands of flights were
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cancelled and builds, homes, cars and businesses damaged. >> reporter: after the big snow, the big dig, people across a big swathe are trying to clear the massive snow that fell over the weekend. main roads have been killed, but side roads are blocked >> we're going to be dealing with snow and digging out for the next several days >> reporter: in washington dc there was around 60 centimeters of snow. at the start of the work week the federal government remains closed, transport systems are reveerly restricted and businesses are shuttered. the main roads are great. there's a lot of spots that haven't opinion touched yes yet. >> reporter: at the airports in washington snow ploughs have been trying to get oneways open and get people to their designations. >>-- designations.
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>> it is a massive activity. >> reporter: it has cost the country 230 million dollars, that is the best guess of the travel association. when you add in lost economic activity, places that have to close because of the weather and sales that will never take place, this storm could cost the u.s. economy up to one billion dollars. the storms started on friday and lasted through until sunday, the busiest shopping days of the week, but it could have been much worse economically. new york and philadelphia were not as badly hit as forecasts thought. the sales lost now are lost forever >> if you're on an hourly wage, if you're working for a retailer or movie theater, you won't be able to do double time. there are other people who plough the snow, put up electrical lines and they will be making over time and they will be making more money and
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that will be a sort of benefit to them. >> reporter: for many workers who have been forced to stay at home. building memories with their children of a storm they will never forget nearly 90% of the budget of alaska comes from royalties and taxes on the ill industry. so the drop in oil prices is taking a toll. billions of dollars to pay for schools and health care will have to be found from elsewhere. >> reporter: let's just see what happens. we spin this. it stopped at 50 which means we only get 1.2 billion in oil revenue >> reporter: it may look like fun, but this man is deadly serious as he uses toys to demonstrate the fiscal dilemma. he tours the state and invites people to balance the books by moving around wooden blocks representing oil revenues, taxes
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and programs on either side of the scale. >> we have an expensive state government that provides a wide variety of services, we pay essentially no taxes. the state gives us money. that has been life as usual for three decades. if we continue on the same course with no change, the dividend program would end in 2020. >> reporter: it is all changing. people may skoon have to start paying income tax says their governor in recent budget proposals. they haven't in 30 years. government services will be slashed. >> when oil was $100 or $120 a barrel it was easy. the legislature lost the power to say no. they said yes to every project. now they will have to say no. >> reporter: once the country produced most u.s. petroleum but declining production in the
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production of shale oil fraking has change that >> the crude that flows here has made it a wealthy state here. low oil prices are changing all of that and putting tough decisions on the table. here is where that pipeline ends on prince william sound at the only year round ice free port in alaska. the largest employer is for oil. here there is talk of change, moving beyond oil and giving up the generous benefits it once brought. >> reporter: we have lots of other minerals within the ground. we're tries the size of texas. we've got vast fisheries that are going on, tourism. we have got to start tailoring you are ours on way from the oil. >> reporter: for now they are dependent on the oil they ship to the rest of the country. they will also have to start paying for the government
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services or give some of them up if their state isn't to run out of money some time soon a british explorer who was trying to become the first person to cross antarctica alone and supported has died. he was 48 kilometers to the end of his almost 1600 kilometer journey when he called out a distress call for help. the 55-year-old was airlifted to chile where he died of organ failure. sport coming up, including a former champion has become the latest high seed to tumble in the australian open. plus how aerobics classes in south africa are helping the elderly with a healthy body and mind.
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as promised all the sport now. >> reporter: very good to see you. thank you. the australian open continues to be over shadowed by corruption allegations. the tennis integrity unit has spoken to players involved in a mixed doubles match. it was on the near side these four. large amounts of money was placed for them to win which lasted 45 minutes. winning six love and six 3.
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they rejected allegations of throwing the match. the opponents denied any knowledge. >> to be honest i didn't see and i didn't look after anything, after the match. i just spoke regarding intelligent. >> it is nothing very comfortable to think that we didn't win the match on our terms. we played our best yesterday. we did very well and we won. but not comfortable to be questioned if someone else was not paying 100% or something. >> reporter: scott ferguson is an industry consultant and used to be the head of education a bet website. he says the unit should be more transparent and proactive >> they like to make a song and dance about suspending players. but it is a bit naive to think that players higher up the ranks are not doing it.
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they work under a code of silence. we don't know whether they're ignoring the cases or finding them too hard or purely under resourced. you have to have a much higher of proof because those players can affords lawyers. lower ones are not going to be able afford a qc. >> reporter: the fourth seed has been knocked out. he his chase for this year's title ended in a loss. former african cricketer has been banned for 20 years after he admitted to wrongdoing in match. he was charged with kon driving to fix or influence games during the 2015 grand slam challenge
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series. >> attitude to corruption will be zero tolerance. he must be handed a strong punishment. >> reporter: england's cricketers have all to do on the final day ace play in the fourth test in south africa. 96 and unbeaten 78 runs from this man. they declared their second innings on 248 for five. the visitors returned to the crease on tuesday and 52 for 3. they're still 330 short of victory. india treating the t23 match series against australia which starts in adelaide is a crucial
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build up to the series ahead in march. many have been recalled. >> leading into a world tournament in the next couple of months is about trying everyone. we will have some individual plans for various guys. i think that it is important that our guys with the ball, you've just got to execute as well as you can. i think that if they're hitting good balls for boundaries, that's not a problem. >> reporter: peyton manning will become the oldest quarter back to play in a super bowl when he leads his team out to face panthers. they what won the afc title led by tom brady. there was 12 seconds to go and there was a two-point conversion. that would have tied the game.
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brady's pass was handed over. manning will beat the record. he is the oldest quarter back to appear in super bowl. >> there's no question this was a sweet day and sweet victory. to me this victory sort of is a great example of what this entire season has been like. it hasn't been easy. >> reporter: they will have their work cut out if they're to beat the champions, the panthers. one fan will be nursing her headache over going head over heels. fortunately the man wasn't seriously injured. the sport of sumo has been
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synonymous with japan. the best in the sport came from overseas. the country finally has a home-grown champion. this man here, the 31-year-old here. he has been driven around the city in a convertible. the 185 kilogram giant is the first to win the cup since 2006 elderly africans with depression rarely have access to help. an exercise program is helping them fight off mental illness. >> reporter: it's probably not your usual aerobic class in south africa. these participants are between 60 and 80 years old. some of them have trouble keeping up but they say that's not going to stop them >> i'm finished.
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i can't run. i exercise all right, but running no. i can't run. >> reporter: the south african anxiety and depression group says one in five people have depression. this helps to fight depression. >> sometimes you need goat o ge out. you feel healthy an strong >> reporter: group leaders say as many as 90% of people who are depressed don't get health. doctors say they don't even recognise the symptoms of mental health. it is one reason why it is often undiagnosed. many countries across africa have precedence on other
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illnesses such as aids. >> maybe it would be better if i die, but there is a very last stage of depression whereby you need to get attention immediately. you have to be put on antidepressants immediately. >> reporter: for the class here meeting five days a week for at least four hours seems to be what the doctor ordered. >> sometimes you get lost yourself, so that's why you have to exercise to be able to interact with other people, top your mind. >> reporter: even after their work out, some still want to keep going. the classes are not just a chance to catch up with friends and make new ones, it's helping senior citizens to fight depression but to maintain a healthy body and mind that's just about it from me and the news hour team, but please don't go far away.
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