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>> this is aljazeera america, live from new york city, i'm tony harris. bernie sanders' big win in michigan. what it means for next week's race in ohio, as donald trump inches closer to winning the republican nomination. in u.s. custody, an isil leader. farewell to the former first lady, the public says good-bye to nancy reagan. and keeping things consistent. how seattle could change lives
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and work schedules. >> a fallout this evening from last night's presidential primaries. a political world that's still trying to figure out how bernie sanders pulled out a big win in michigan and the pollsters got it wrong again. they had sanders down by 20 points, and yet he was able to pull out a slim victory. and a loss in iowa kept donald trump from a lead-in the contest. >> reporter: nothing sounds like victory. and donald trump is comparing his appreciate potential to one of america's most beloved leaders. >> i can be more presidential than flib, and i have said this
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a couple of types, more presidential other than the great abraham lincoln. he was very presidential, right? >> reporter: it has been a rough hours for trump's rivals, and for the establishment trying to change the trajectory of the race. mitt romney's attacks did nothing, except help trump's attacks on state and water that he bragged about. >> this comes out, it's called the jewel of palm beach, and it goes to all of my clubs, and the magazine is great. if anybody wants one, take one. >> reporter: still discarding the remaining obstacles will take time. >> don't be thinking that it's over yet. >> reporter: ohio governor, john kasich, and florida senator, marco rubio, are still competing in their homes next week, and so is tuesday tuesday. the hardcore senator picked up
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a win in idaho and has a mathematical chance to beat trump in the delegate count. they received an endorsement from carly fiorina. >> we need a real conservative, who will provide real conservative solutions in people's lives. that's the often way we beat donald trump, and the only way that we're going to beat hillary clinton, and ted is the man to do it. >> reporter: in the democratic race, bernie sanders is flying high, at least psychologically, after his shocking win in michigan. >> the revolution, the people's revolution that we're talking about. the political revolution that we're talking about, is strong in every part of the country, and frankly, we believe that our strongest areas are yet to happen. >> reporter: heading into the contest, michigan polls suggested that sanders was down by 20 points, but the vermont socialist in the end focused on
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his differences with hillary clinton and wall street, and it's a divide that could put illinois and ohio in play, two of the crucial democratic contests next week. clinton meanwhile is trying to assure democrats that she's as committed to economic opportunity as sanders. >> i will work every single day to make a difference in your lives. to knock down the barriers that stand in your way. >> reporter: clinton maintains a significant edge in the nomination delegate count, thanks to her victory margins with africans in southern states and in mississippi tuesday night. still the former secretary of state is not getting the early sanders knockdown that they had are on she had been hoping for, and it all means that the start of a clinton general election battle will have to wait. >> hillary is going to be very easy to beat. she's a very flawed candidate.
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and i believe that it's going to be a very easy target. if she's allowed to run, because there's a real question on whether or not she's even going to be allowed to run. >> david schuster, aljazeera. >> while the name super tuesday is already taken, next tuesday is very significant on the schedule. four significant states, the battle grounds of ohio and florida, and aljazeera's michael shure is in miami tonight. michael, let's spend three or four minutes together. maybe longer, and we talk a lot about the republicans being in crisis, right? but with the sanders win in michigan, are the democrats facing problems of their own? >> well, it's a different kind of crisis, tony. good evening to you from miami. the crisis that the republicans are seeing is the person who seems to be their nominee, a person that the majority of the party is not confident with. and the majority of the country
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is wait a minute, we don't want this person to be president. on the democratic side, their crisis is different. they had a presumptive nominee, and they were talking about the closest opponent, bernie sanders, dropping out after michigan. and in fact, he won michigan. and so it goes to the clinton campaign, and whether or not the presumptive nominee is going to be that, and if the party can withstand a bernie sanders candidacy. a lot of the them are saying we don't necessarily want to send him to the big dance, especially when it's donald trump or ted cruz. and the majority is saying, this is exactly what we want to send, and states like ohio, they mirror a rust belt state like michigan. and their makeup is largely union in a lot of the towns, but clinton does well in the big cities, and looking next week to ohio, they hope that it's only a six-day crisis for
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the clinton campaign because they hope to do well in ohio. but the polling in michigan, an 18-point advantage to hillary clinton. >> let's not talk about the polling, and senator rubio, why is he staying in the race, particularly given the latest results. >> you sound like a rubio donor, and a lot of them are saying this. whether or not it's a smart thing for rubio to stay in the race. 23 he gets out, a lot of them who don't like to have are going to support ted cruz, but rubio is staying in the way of trump losing florida. that's not the case. he says if he wins here in the state of florida, then the nomination is up for grabs, and the person he said last night, the person who wins florida is going to be the nominee of the party. a lot of people are saying getting out of the race, and
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he's saying i'm staying in the race. >> so many people have endorsed in these races, we had someone on from the detroit news yesterday, have the endorsements mattered at all to this point? >> it's hard to say that they haven't. when you look at donald trump, who has gotten so few of them. and ted cruz, who doesn't even video senator of highs colleagues, who sat on the sidelines and haven't. look at new england, stepping out of the biggest newspapers in new england endorsed john kasich, and he came in second in new hampshire and came in second in vermont. but it's wanted kind of situation where people aren't paying attention to the endorsements, and so you see tim and nikki haley getting behind marco rubio, and where do they turn in terms of a candidate? this were endorsement helped in one state, but not nationwide.
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>> donald trump, let's say that he is the nominee. how might that impact the party in the senate and want house races? >> you know, this is really interesting stuff, tony. right now, there are republicans, and i spoke to some of the national had republican committee, and they are getting into a room and saying, hey, if donald trump is the nominee, we're going to succeed the white house to donald trump, and make sure that our candidates are going to win and hold the senate because that's the better way to government in this town. and supposedly mitch mcconnell is behind that. so they're saying run against the presidential nominee, because that's the way that you're going to win your campaign. >> cool under fire there, michael shure, and i'm told that it's 135° where you are. >> it feels like 1 so. >> in miami, thank you. and at the bomb of the hour, we'll look at how the
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immigration debate is playing out in florida and how we could affect the primaries there. turning to isil, u.s. force haves captured the man who is said to be in charge of the chemical weapons program. and mike viqueira has the details. >> reporter: good evening, tony, the fight against isil has suffered recent setbacks, but today, they have captured the top isil official, even as they warn of an ominous plot in the works. they have captured the head of the weapons program. al fari was captured in a commando raid in iraq weeks ago, and he's there u.s. custody under interrogation. u.s. officials in washington were type lipped on wednesday, citing security, but they lauded the expeditionary force.
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set in power by obama. >> there are u.s. military forces that are on the ground in iraq that are part of these forces that are dedicated to carrying out raids, being collecting intelligence, and where possible getting access to high value targets. >> the u.s. official in iraq said isil has in fact launched some chemical weapon strikes, especially against the pesh be merga. they have reported isil attacks using chlorine gas, but a pentagon spokesman said that isis is using mustard powder, not gas, and causing a cloud of dust that can cause irritation, and kill. once worked for iran's military under saddam hussein. and his seizure was reported by adam schiff, the top democrat
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on the house intelligence committee, who wrote: officials say that after the u.s. military has completed the interrogation process, al fore will be transferred to iraqi and occurred, authorities. >> white house officials say that discussions are ongoing with iran on missing private investigator, robert levinson. tomorrow night is the anniversary of the of his disappearance. they reported that he was in the hands of iranian security forces but iran has officially deny today. he had a contractual agreement cia. causing concern in israel,
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the iranian leader said this they launched two missiles with the words, israel must be wiped out written on them. vice president biden said that the u.s. will act if iran breaks it's nuclear agreement with world powers. and it coincided with biden's visit. >> the palestinian youth lies dead in the street. he was one of two palestinians who went from their vehicle toward an israeli bus. the police gave chase, and eventually they were shot by the israeli officers. the palestinian authorities are not taking any chances. >> when we make arrests, we make arrests. if we can apprehend the terrorists, that's what we do. but in cases where there are no choices, with members of the public, for people walking
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around want streets and the police officers, we have to shoot and kill those terrorists. >> reporter: a short while later, at the temporary checkpoint on the west bank, another young palestinian was shot dead. he tried to stab officers. this man was approaching the check point in his car. when we heard the shots, he was about ten meters have the soldiers. different soldiers arriving on the scene found him on the ground, and they left him bleeding for an hour. the whole town has gather to bury ahmed, one of the palestinians who have become what they call marters to the palestinian cause. and where that will be is virtually impossible. tuesdays, the violence not just in the occupied territories, but also in israel, including a palestinian youth, carrying out several stabbings in jaffa next to tel aviv. he killed one american tourist
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before being shot dead. on wednesday, netanyahu, and the vice president called it a heinous attack. >> the united states stands firmly behind israel with the right to defend itself as we're defending ourselves at this moment as well. and that's why we have done more to help bolster israel's security than any other administration in history. >> reporter: in places like this in jerusalem, each attack brings tighter security. but in the absence of negotiations between israelis and palestinians, neither side expects it to end soon. >> up next, closing the border. the latest country to stop the flow of refugees into europe. and plus, a ukrainian pilot was held before a russian jung, and what she did once she was there. find fantasy shows.
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it's accompanied by a fever in the north korean newspaper showing kim with what appears to be the device in question. kim is being quoted as saying that his country now has the technology to miniaturize a nuclear warhead and put it on top of a ballistic missile. these claims are not particularly new, and they are treated skepticism by south korea and the united states, and they before they're working on it, but north korea does seem to be recycling some of its claims as a way of keeping up "the stream" of rhetoric, and now attributing the claim to their leader, kim jong un. this is a time of heightened tensions on the korean peninsula. and we have the sanctions imposed by the u.n., and the unilateral sanctions, and this seems to be the latest response to all of that from north
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korea. >> from south korea, the u.n. has announced a substantial portion of the suspended peace talks are set to resume on monday. it has been five years since the conflict began. and james bays has it. >> reporter: since the stalled syrian talks have started, for now, the only people that he's meeting are his u.n. colleagues, but however, he's hopeful that the syrian government and the main opposition block will be back in geneva soon. >> it will be the focus on the agenda, in other words, on new governments, constitution and elections, both presidential and parliamentarian. >> that message has clearly aimed at the opposition's negotiating committee. it's spokesman told me that he was encourage bid that focus.
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he said that the eventually outcome had to be the focus of a new government without president assad. the opposition still have concerns though. the cessation of hostilities has been in place for nearly two weeks, but they say that the of violations by the government, this attack, are continuing, and they also the detainees, particularly women and children, released. and as the humanitarian task force on access met in geneva, they again are complaining about the government not allowing food and medical supplies in. this from the leader, egger land, when he talked about the besieged areas that the u.n. has not reached in the last six weeks. >> the remaining six areas. >> it's very clear that the seven years where we have not
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reached, are reached six by the government. one by islamic state. >> one of those areas is deriah. the opposition before that it's being quite deliberately starved. in the suburbs, it's symbolically important to the government side. >> in europe, macedonia has completely closed it's border to asylum seekers. right now, there are up to 15,000 stranded across the border trying to come into greece. >> they were pushed out of their homeland only to end up along a huge puddle of mud along a closed border, and now even taking a few steps is risky business. lost and confused, the refugees wander around, asking anyone they had meet for information, wondering if their flight from
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war and poverty and persecution will end. asking if they will be able to reunite with their relatives, and others fear that they will be return to turkey, and some are still pinning their hopes on german chancellor, angela merkel, to save them. this happens every day. people sit on the railway tracks, hoping that they will put enough pressure to open the borders, and the greeks explain had a this is not the case, but however, their numbers are decreasing by the day. most, however, have reluctantly come to terms with the idea that the balkan crut is now closed. mia has been here for 15 days, when she came here from damascus from the border, she hoped that she would be reunited with her husband and two sons. >> i am trying to get out of here, i have not had a shower
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since i arrived, there's little assistance, my clothes are soaked and look at the weather, we're dying here. >> reporter: the relocation program for 160,000 refugees to be resettled in european countries, but so far the process has been slow. greece complaining that self countries have to pick and choose among the refugees. time is running out. people here are stuck in squalid conditions, well below the hygiene standards set by the aeu. and workers, are warning that infectious disease could soon spread. come she, i'm not lying. inside of the tent, her seven-year-old son, he has no dry clothes, and after seven days of hoping in vain, she ran out of money. >> we rely on handouts, hoping that we get along. it's hard, and we don't know what to do. >> they set up fires, burning
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everything from plastic bottles to old clothes, and they release toxic fumes, but keep them warm, and with the rain, even that option is gone for now. >> then there's this story. a ukrainian pilot on trial in russia showed her defiance today with a hand gesture. nadia was captured in 2014 and her lawyer said that she's on a hunger strike and in danger of dying. rory chalan is following it from moscow. >> reporter: this controversial trial has dragged on for months longer than anticipated. many expected a verdict on wednesday, and that wasn't meant to be, but there was still plenty after the drama in the courtroom. the final statement included a blistering attack on vladimir putin. >> reporter: you can not put
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all the people in here. persia will not be able to keep the power against blood, this is against people, against god and everything in the world. all i can do is show with my own example is that russia, with 2s nation hood and totalitarian regime, can be whipped into submission. >> and then to round her disdain for the russian cause, she did this. >> did you want my final statement? here's my final statement for you. >> her mother and sister were there to support the pilot accused of murdering two russian journalists. and when friend and family started singing the ukrainian national anthem, the court has cleared of cameras. a verdict will now be delivered march 21st and 22nd. prosecutors want a 23--year sentence, but the subject's
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health is a growing concern. she's vowing to continue her dry hunger strike. no food and no water, and dead or alive, she will return to ukraine. >> still ahead on the program, somber anniversary, marking five years since the japannies tsunami, and the race in one of the biggest battle ground states.
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>> iming grace has been a major topic in the 2016 presidential campaign, and it could play a big role in next week's winner take all good. op in florida. the policy is being closely watched there, and talk of deportations and walls has many living in fear. some residents are worried about their future here in the united states. jonathan. >> reporter: yeah, tony, a lot of talk of immigration this week. back-to-back primaries, but frankly, many people in south florida have been horrified about immigration, whether it's building walls or mass deportations, and for the past couple of years, there have been a lot of people who have been allowed to stay in the u.s., though they didn't come here legally.
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elizabeth worries that a new president could mean a new life in her country. she came here legally from honduras 16 years ago, but since her daughter was born in america, she could be able to stay. >> my biggest fear is that ice will get my family, and i do not have papers. >> while the immigration debate has energized campaigns. >> this is going to be a serious wall, a high wall, a very serious wall. >> in florida, it has terrified families, and mobilized activists. who worry about losing progress made with president obama. >> we've seen more and more people registered to vote and become citizens, and they are doing the best job they can. >> the president's deferred
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action programs, protecting children and their parents from deportation, but they're moves that the republicans have promise to stop, including florida senator, marco rubio, himself the son of immigrants. >> i know people who are personally impacted bring this. the problem with the executive order, it's unconstitutional, the president doesn't have the power to do that, and he himself admitted that. >> it's a message that resonated with republicans. >> it means that we were brought here illegally, and violating the laws has consequences. >> words that chill families like the pals. they're attacking us from all fronts, she says. now she worries that the reprieve granted by one president could be lost with the next. >> the president's executive actions on immigration do face lawsuits. the supreme court will actually hear the case next month. and this is not a permanent solution, and not a pathway to
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citizenship, which is ultimately what a lot of people here in florida are hoping that the next president will deliver. tony? >> hey, jonathan, as we look to the next primary, who is leading in the polls right now? and the polls may or may not be accurate. but for the moment, who is leading there in florida? >> for the moment and consistently, donald trump has led here in florida, and this is marco rubio's home state, he's the junior senator from florida, local, speaks spanish, and a lot are saying that this is the last chance for a comeback for rubio to save his campaign. he must win in florida, but consistently trump is pulling ahead by double-digits, and he's scoring well with voters in the northern part of the state. and as far as the southern part of the state, latinos, mainly his stance on immigration, but having a spanish last name does
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not guarantee the hispanic vote in florida. >> president obama said that he will nominate someone to fill the vacancy on the supreme court. and today, new york intelligence chuck schumer, has said that republicans will challenge any nominees. >> it's not just with the supreme court that the republican majority is not doing their job. it's about appointments up and down the line. it's no surprise then, that the number of judicial emergencies have tripled since the republicans gained the majority in 2015. >> senator schumer said that has loretta lynch testified before the judiciary in california. paul ryan paid his respects to nancy reagan. look at the picture of the presidential library in simi
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valley, california. mourners lined up for hours, and the former first lady will be buried on friday. jennifer london is in simi valley. >> tony, today is the first day for the public to pay respects and say a final farewell to the former first lady. from a funeral home in santa monica, the cass kept carrying nancy reagan made a four mile journey to simi valley, the final resting place of her husband, ronald reagan, and fir fighters saluted mrs. reagan's hearse as it drove by. los angeles police waited for a glimpse, some holding flags as the motorcade entered the library grounds. the former first lady will lie in repose on wednesday and thursday, and they expect a final farewell. >> it was special. i've never been to one before.
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it was quiet and beautiful, and lots of pretty flowers. it was emotional and a lot of people had tears. >> i wanted to pay respect to nancy reagan, she was so beautiful. and ronald reagan was the first president that i voted for. >> she will be entombed alongside her husband, who died in 2004. their love story lasted more than four decades. >> when her casket is lowered into the ground, she'll be close to him. >> reporter: before arriving, they attended a small private ceremony. the paul bearers, all members of the secret service, and from the library, from each branch of the military, nancy reagan's funeral on friday will be attended by a long list of dignitaries, including former
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president, george w. bush, his wife, laura, hillary clinton, and first lady michelle obama. earlier today, my producer, david douglas and i were invited inside of the main lobby at the library where nancy reagan is lying in repose. they wouldn't let us bring our cameras in, but we observed and it's very quiet and dimly lit. it's as you see in the live pictures, there's a soft spotlight on the casket, which is adorned by white roses and pinnies, and those were nancy reagan's favorite flowers. >> a soldier who was missing in action, he was laid to rest with full honors at arlington national cemetery. his remains were sent from north korea in a box with other
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remains. back in the 1990s, this friday marks four years since the tsunami and crisis at the fukushima power plant. returning to fukushima, what life is like now. >> at his hometown, where he used to get ice cream. the best ram an noodles in the world. he makes monthly trips here, documenting what happens inside of the exclusion zone. inside hope, a shrine, an area designated to store radioactive waste. >> it kills people.
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the home is empty, abandoned five long years ago, and he's determined to keep a sense of connection to it. his delight is clear when he bumps into an old school friend. to show that life has not been forever extinguished here. >> watching my film, i will make this again, and i want to -- >> want disaster that scattered fukushima's population started five years ago, but it's not hover. along the coast, thousands of workers struggle to stabilize the crippled power plant. the power station itself, the problems continue to accumulate. hundreds of gallons of ground water are newly contaminated every day. the disaster still goes on.
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and it's affects are felt far beyond. 40 kilometers away, kalamata was a fallout of the radioactive fallout. he used to go to school here and now he uses his limited daytime influence to practice his art. limb bid disaster and relocation. >> when i'm performing, i don't think that even in that state of mind, my emotions, memories and future of my hometown, it all comes through with my music. >> like him, he's worried about the five years of fractured life on his community. he has a long tradition of drumming in kalamata. trying to pass down the bridge to keep jen rakeses connected. two young men doing what they can to hold onto an idea of home. fuk shim a. japan.
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>> officials in newark, new jersey, said that they have found elevated levels of lead in many public schools. they are using other sources of water as a precaution, and they have shut off all drinking fountains at the public schools, and posted notices to not drink the tap water. making schedules more liveable in seattle. and restoring hotels. on one famous highway, how one group is helping the homeless, one mile at a time.
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>> the buildings were damaged, mostly with broken glass. seattle is looking to break new ground for worker's rights. two years ago, the city passed legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and now they want to give workers consistent schedules. >> it's a job that she has had off and on for the past decade. the work schedule has always
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been unpredictable. >> the hours, i had 38, which was a little crazy. >> it's a complaint that she has a lot to the wage owners, including the retail and the healthcare and the food industry. >> people at the bottom, people with the least amount of wealth and opportunity are women, and people of color who work an hourly minimum wage job. and so we have, i believe, a moral obligation to correct that. >> gonzales is one of a couple of seattle city council workers who now are working on secure scheduling legislation. the proposal would likely require employers to provide workers with two weeks advanced notice of their schedules, and today require workers who want to employ staff the option of hiring part-time workers instead of full-time.
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and where a worker closes an establishment for the night and reopens first thing in the morning. >> it's a problem that happens everywhere. we would regularly have this problem sunday to monday. >> studying the effects of seattle's 15-dollar an hour minimum wage order fans said that they could cause robs with schedules. >> with shifts or a lot of uncertainty, they more or less know that it's not great for the worker, but it's good for the business, so if the city council were to pass an ordinance along these lines, its shifting the battles in favor of the workers, but shifting the cost of doing business. >> reporter: they have the support of the restaurant industry, which responded by saying:
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cities like san francisco are considering similar legislation, something uncommon just a few years ago when federal and state laws decreased labor concerns. >> it's really only in the past years that you've seen a certain part of the city moving in this direction, and why are they doing it? because they need to do something on behalf of workers. >> with seattle's 15-dollar minimum wage, and strong rules, give lower waged earners the best shot at succeeding. >> it's awful these things coming together that will ultimately create an environment to help families ultimately have a shot at achieving the american dream. >> it may come at higher costs. >> working poor families are now calling one of america's most famous roadways home,
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thanks to an industrious hotel. they're being converted into low income housing. america tonight brings us the story. >> one night, it was march 12th, 2014, at 3:36 in the morning, and i woke up with a voice in my head, you need it take over old hotels and turn them into transitional housing. that morning i god up and started making phonecalls. so i wrote the business plan, i found the motel. and a year later, we opened up. we took over the hotel, the whole entire property. and we turned it into a transitional housing facility. it's for homeless individuals who are working or have a fixed income. our goal for all of them is to find out what they need to put them into transitional housing and stay there. monthly rent is $600 for a single room. and that's compared to if you
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were staying in a motel room in the area, the cheapest is over $1,000. where 600 may seem high, that's all utilitieses included. it may be higher than they like, but if they can't afford $600 a month, they probably won't be able to afford permanent housing, even on a subsidized level. >> my name is dawn, and i live here with my teenager and five-year-old son. it's difficult. we changed our standard of living quite a bit. >> trying to make boundaries for the teenager. >> it's difficult for the teenager, because the space is difficult with his mom and brother around, and don't get the privacy, but we are grateful this we do have. >> the greatest challenge is to create a safe environment for everyone. we're on route 66, and there's a lot of traffic.
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and this hotel, before we took over, had a lot of drug and alcohol activity here. >> the hamburgers were compliment of the food bank. >> all of them, they're their own neighborhood watch. that's where the community was really important. >> i'm doing my dishes, and we don't have the sinks do them in. >> if it wasn't for lori and this new program, we would probably be out on the streets. we wouldn't have it. i was working a part-time job, but with my health and stuff, i'm not able to do that now. you know, around here, i do painting here and there to help with the rent and stuff. my girlfriend, she works real hard, five days a week at denny's as a server.
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we scrape by now, and it's a lot better now. >> we all have a different story. i mean, they all have a commonality where they were working poor homeless, and they all have different reasons why they got there and what their background is. and they all are just looking for a little bit better life. >> and you can learn more about the route 66 motels on america tonight. 9:30. a new report shows that the pentagon flew spy drones over the u.s. for non-military mission. between 2006 and 2015, and insists that no laws were broken. since the report was compiled a year ago, the pentagon has revived its drone policy. the pentagon must sign-off on all spy operations, and drones must not be used for surveillance on americans. up next, he was known as the fifth beatle.
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remembering the life of producer, george martin, and amazing images from a stellar event.
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>> he was known as the fifth beetle. george martin died last night at the able of 90. he was instrumental in the sound of the beetles and some
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of the most iconic music in rock and roll. charles stratford looks at his career. ♪ >> reporter: george martin conducting an orckest ral recital of yesterday, one of the most famous of the beetle's songs. martin's credited with discovering four young lads from river pool, who arguably became the most widely listened to and best-loved pop group in history. he became known as the fifth fih beatle, helping to change the pop culture forever. he signed to power phone in 196 2, after the band had been turned down by other labeled. he produced virtually every beatle's recording.
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martin said that he was taken by the fab four when they first met. after inviting them to abby roads studios in london in 196 2, he asked if there was anything about the setup. i don't like your tie for a start, george harrison famously replied. ♪ martin described his feelings after a concert in 2002. >> two pieces, but from the people, it touched my heart. and i was overwhelmed >> reporter: martin was born in lond hon and served in the royal navy during the second world war. he was married twice and father to two children. tributes have flooded in. ringo starr said thank you for all of the love and kindness, george. david cameron said george
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martin was a giant in music, working with the fab four to great the most enduring pop music. with 51 hits, and a career that spanned four decades, guinness world reports named him the most expansive producer in history. he was knight bid queen elizabeth four years ago, and today, the world is mourning the loss of a master music producer. charles stratford, aljazeera. >> the skies went dark over indonesia during yesterday's total solar eclipse. people traveled from all over the world to catch a glimpse of the rare event. >> reporter: waiting for the rare moment when the moon is exactly between the earth and the sun, it was the fifth total
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solar eclipse. most indonesians have never seen one before. >> i can see the solar eclipse for the first time in my life. and second, i will share the experience with all of my friends and family. i will >> before the last big eclipse in 1983, the government appealed to everyone to stay indoors. 33 years later, many came out to watch how day turns into night for 2 to 3 minutes. night turned to day, at the beach, it seems to be a little eery. people are -- eery.
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>> i cannot express it but it looks like wow! >> daniel, a chaser from the united states, was worried he would miss his third total eclipse because of the clouds blocking the view. the corona draws a circle around the moond. moon. >> it's amazing. i still have goose bumps. >> indonesia idea of the total eclipse to promote tourism. the next one would be august 21st next year when it's the united states turn oseem amaze. step vaessen, al jazeera. >> john siegenthaler is up next. >> tony, thank you. the political world flit the digesting the results of last night apt presidential primaries. a stunning upset by bernie sanders to upset hillary
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clinton. and just when you thought donald trump was vulnerable, he won 3 out of 4 gop contests. david schuster reports. >> donald trump is celebrating his lates victories over the gop establishment by comparing his presidential potential to one of america's most beloved leaders. >> i can be more presidential than anybody. i've said this, several times, more presidential than anyone but the great abe lincoln. >> for party establishment figures trying to change the trajectory of this race, to suggest that mitt romney's objections did nothing. all but selling more magazines which he g