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let's take a look at the woox week ahead. on monday mark zucker burg and facebook will begin their private ipo road show pitch to investors in new york. a public pitch is already on-line. the "wall street journal" is reporting facebook could start trading publicly as soon as friday the 18th. checking tuesday now. north carolina will vote on amendment one, a measure that would ban same-sex marriage, civil unions and dmes ebbing partnerships in the state. more on this later in our show. jumping now to thursday. george clooney is holding a highend fundraiser at his l.a. home for president obama. they are expecting to raise about $12 million at the event. also on thursday, the olympic flame will be lit in greece. the games start in london on july 27th. we save the best for last. sunday is mother's day. please make sure to call your moms. we'll have much more with the latest headlines and live reports. cnn sunday morning begins right now. from cnn world headquarters
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in atlanta, this is cnn sunday morning. one defendant took off his clothes in court. another screamed you are going to kill us. we'll go live to guantanamo bay, cuba, where court just finished up a few hours ago. bodies in mississippi may be linked to the disappearance of a mother and her three daughters. now a look at the suspect who is believed to be armed and dangerous. and this. >> my fear with amendment one is that my daughter would lose her health insurance. >> reporter: we've told you about north carolina's amendment one, which if it passes on tuesday will ban domestic partnerships of any kind. now find out which political superstar is coming out against it. >> reporter: later, did you see it? was it huge? everything you hoped for? what folks are saying about last night's super moon.
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we hope you're having a super sunday. good morning, everyone. i'm randy kay. it's 7:00 on the east co-, 4:00 on the west. let's get you caught up on the news. the fbi is part of a massive manhunt this morning for a man that they consider to be armed, dangerous, and on the move. authorities have issued an arrest warrant for this man, 35-year-old adam mayes. he is suspected in the alleged abduction of a tennessee mother and her three girls. he was considered a family friend and neighbors are quite concerned. >> feeling nervous, edgy, you know? i don't know what to think. >> everybody is, like, what is going on? they feel there's more going on, but they don't know what. >> there's a lot of question whether she was abducted or if she just run off on her own. >> mayes was last seen may 1st just across the state line in guntown, mississippi. two unidentified bodies were found there friday by investigators working the case. authorities are trying to determine if either of the bodies is joanne bain or any
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have her three girls. adrian, alexandra, and kalia bain were reported aniesing on april 27th. the three sisters may be in extreme danger. an amber alert has been issued, and there's a $50,000 reward for information. the arraignment for five men accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks was full of distractions. first, they refused to answer the judge's questions. then one defendant made a paper airplane. remember, this man allegedly helped to hijack planes and crash them into buildings. later that same defendant stripped off his shirt. all this in front of the families of 9/11 victims. this is just the beginning of all the craziness. chris lawrence, our pentagon correspondent, is in guantanamo bay, cuba, watching this all for us. chris, good morning. this was all apparently very frustrating for the judge and the prosecution, and i guess somewhat an embarrassment for all involved, right? >> reporter: you said it, rapid where i. i mean, for everyone involved. for the republicans on one side who had really pushed to get
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these hearings back from federal court and pushed back down here to military tribunals. this can't be what they imaged if they heard or heard anything about what happened yesterday. and for the obama administration as well. remember, it was president obama and even candidate obama who promised to close the camp at guantanamo bay and move these trials to federal court. what happened yesterday was a stark reminder of the failure of the administration to do so. >> and was there any reaction at all, i'm curious, from the family member as they watched these antics take place? >> reporter: not much. they were in -- they were in the courtroom, and they could see everything that was going on, randy, but they had a curtain separating them so that they were able to have their reactions or be emotional as they saw fit without the press or other people in the courtroom really being able to see them. it was done so that they could get a measure of privacy, and
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court ran so late last night, well into after 10:00 at night, that the family members, i don't think, many of them were up for talking to anyone after a day like that. >> and the defendant who took off his shirt, i mean, he was doing so to try and show this alleged mistreatment that he got while at guantanamo. does there seem to be my truth to his claims? >> we didn't see any sort of glaring marks or anything that jumped out at anyone. remember, walid, this is the same man who came into court shackled a chair. he had to be hauled in. there were some questions whether he had refused to come to court, but his defense attorney got up and said that wasn't the case and she was raising questions about why he was shackled. apparently something happened on the way to court or before court yesterday that got him shackled. remember, this is a man from yemen who allegedly ran an al
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qaeda training camp in afghanistan. allegedly obabin laden selectedm to be one of the 9/11 hijackers, but was captured before that happened. this weekend president obama is making his case for re-election. he officially kicked off his campaign with rallies in the key battleground states of ohio and virginia. mr. obama said mitt romney would rubber stamp bad decisions by republican congress if he is elected in november. >> he and his friends in congress think that the same bad ideas will lead to a different result. or they're just hoping that you won't remember what happened the last time we tried it their way. virginia, i'm here to say that we were there, we remember, and we're not going back.
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we're moving this country forward. >> forward, of course, is the obama campaign's new tag line. the president's next big campaign event is thursday. it's the fundraising dinner that actor george clooney's home. controversial boxer floyd mayweather is still perfect, as in 43-0. he remained undefeated with last night's unanimous decision about miguel. he said that he is the toughest guy he has ever fought. mayweather, who is headed to jail in june, in a domestic violence case, well, he was guaranteed $32 million for last night's fight, win or lose. i'll have another, claim the title as the top colt for the 138th kentucky derby. it was an amazing day at first. the first derby for the jockey and the trainer. and, of course, for the horse. another first. i'll have another started on the far outside post, number 19, and for the first time in 138 years number 19 was the lucky number. cnn's joe carter has more from the track. >> reporter: in front of a
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record crowd of 165,000 plus the horse i'll have another passed bodie meister down the final back stretch to win the 138th running of the kentucky derby. the horse's owner came up with the clever name because when his wife would ask him if he would like a cookie, he would say, yes, i'll have another. the jockey, mario gutierrez, otherwise known as super mario, won in his first ever kentucky derby race. the horse was purchased for $35,000. the team walks away after winning the derby with just over $1. 4 million. bodie meister finished second. union rags, the prerace favorite, finished a disappointing seventh. joe carter, cnn, louisville, kentucky. >> thank you, joe. >> of course, you can't have the derby without all that dramatic hat -- all those dramatic hats. there were the floppy ones, the feathered ones, the flowery ones. you can see why the derby is also considered one of the best
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people watching events as well. don't worry. you'll be seeing more of the horses and the hats. i'll have another will be hitting the track in less than two weeks for the next leg of the triple crown, the preakness. if you are shacking up in north carolina, you may soon be breaking the law. we'll take you in focus on amendment one. it's a bill that not only forbids same-sex marriage, and also dissolves unions between unmarried straight couples. ♪ there's a place i dream about ♪ ♪ where the sun never goes out ♪ ♪ and the sky is deep and blue ♪ ♪ won't you take me american flight 280 to miami is now ready for boarding. ♪ there with you fly without putting your life on pause. be yourself. nonstop. american airlines. are you guys okay? yeah. ♪ [ man ] i had a great time.
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definition of marriage. we've already done that. the real effect of the law will be to hurt families and drive away jobs. north carolina can do better. again, this is bill clinton asking you to please vote against amendment one. >> but some argue the amendment is far more complicated and would have broader consequences. >> reporter: on tuesday north carolina voters will be making a big decision at the polls. the decision to change the state's constitution. amendment one would make marriage between one man and one woman the only recognized domestic legal union in the state. >> the reason we have to put it in other state constitution is that half a dozen other states have by judicial -- had a handful of judges change the laws of those states. >> it's something several other states have done, but amendment one goes a step further. not only would it ban same-sex marriage, which is already illegal many north carolina. it would also invalidate all
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civil unions and domestic partnerships. >> this is a bad law because it will hurt even heterosexual families because it does not recognize any other domestic union. >> the measure raises all kinds of legal questions and is causing a heap of controversy in the state. >> it will hurt children. it will hurt those that needed protections in domestic violence issues. >> reporter: both sides are spending millions to convince voters to come to their side. >> vote for the marriage protection amendment. >> reporter: one of the leading voices against the amendment is the coalition to protect north carolina families, hitting airwaves with ads like this one. >> amendment one will take away my daughter's health insurance. and that's extremely unfair. >> melissa and libby are a lesbian couple who have been together for ten years. they were married in vancouver and have a 4-year-old daughter. since libby works for the government, melissa says their daughter will lose her health insurance if amendment one passes, but the amendment supporters say there's a way around that. >> the vast majority of
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governmental insurance would not cover her child anyway, and those handful of cities and counties that have been of that nature, if they reformat it so that they want to cover the unmarried household members and all the children, they could do that if they want to. >> i think it's wrong to ask me to be untruthful in order to get coverage, and i don't understand why an amendment that is intended to protect families would request that our family lie about who we are and lie about being a family in order to get protection. >> reporter: recent polling shows the amendment is likely to pass tuesday, but critics warn that if voters approve the measure, it will set a dangerous precedent. >> how people feel about same-sex marriage religiously or purposely, but the real question here is do we want to support
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voting on hate and division in our constitution? if. >> and stay with cnn for updates on the controversial amendment. north carolinians cast their votes on tuesday. president obama thinks spouses of candidates are not fair game, but in france where the country is now electing a president of their own, well, it's a very different story. you heard the story the prince and the pauper. well, we've got a motto and a mistress. this is a goody. next. [ pilot ] flying teaches me to prepare for turbulence. the key is to have a good strategy. the same goes for my retirement. with the plan my financial advisor and i put together,
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you think our presidential election is nasty, you should hear what's going on in france. voters going to the polls today to have plenty to mull over, like one candidate calling the other a liar, and lots of talk about a motto and a mistress. nadia here to talk about it. for those that don't follow the elections as closely as we are here at cnn, who are the candidates? >> we have the incumbent nicolas sarkozy, otherwise known as sarko, and he is the conservative, i suppose the equivalent to a republican. then we have francois hollande, the social democrat, much more of a liberal, so to speak. he wants to bring 60,000 teachers back to work, and he wants to raise taxes for the rich. >> of course, behind every powerful man, as you and i have been talking a lot, there is a very powerful woman, and -- >> there are a few, aren't there? >> tell us -- let's start with sarkozy's wife. >> carla bruni, actress, singer,
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a former model. comes from a wealthy family herself. now her admirers for her fashionista say she's glamorous and wonderful and her critics say she is just power hungry. >> then we have francois hollande who has two women, sort of, in his life. >> for 30 years he lived with -- it's so interesting about her is she ran against sarkozy in the 2007 elections, so they live together, have four children for 30 years, and then he had an affair with a paris journalist and her name is valerie, and she is known by some as the -- some people believe that she is the one and she is the reason of this makeover, this new image that's actually going to get him elected. >> i think she put him on a diet, and she really gave him a whole makeover and made him look like a candidate. >> right. she really did, and, of course, can you imagine for -- here she is. she's lived with a man, note, not married.
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dividend will a man for 30 years, mother of his four children, and he then has an fair. in fact, while she's running against sarkozy with this journalist from the paris met, who he says is the love of his life. >> wow. now i understand she's even supporting him, which is a pretty big deal. >> yes. she wasn't in the beginning. i suppose, does she have a choice at this point? >> this is like a u.s. reality show here. >> would it ever happen here? >> who knows? let's hope not. when will we know that the results will be in? >> we should know the 8:00 p.m., which is french time, so that will be 2:00 p.m. eastern time, but there's a blackout for anybody who reports on the election prematurely. there's a huge fine. i had to biobring back a point. thinking about this, you know, we talk about this going on in france, but don't you remember -- he had his wife and his mistress and both of them appeared together, so french politics is very colorful. >> anything goes.
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>> anything goes. >> not the same here in the u.s. >> not quite. >> all right, that was very interesting. thank you. if the view from your bedroom window seemed, oh, just a little bit brighter last night, well, it was probably because of this. the super moon. meteorologist alexandra steele has even better pictures of the overnight spotlight from all around the world. she'll share it with us. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver problems, some fatal, were reported.
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if you had good weather and a clear sky last night, you may have caught a glimpse of this, the super moon. the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. isn't that beautiful? it appeared about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual. alexandra steele is joining me
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now, and you have been collecting pictures from around the world of the super moon. it was pretty incredible, but i guess we only get to see it once a year. >> the last one was in march of last year, but it was most super at 11:35 eastern time. that is when it became officially full. pretty cool. let me show you some pictures around the world from south carolina to -- this is halldor sent this, and he said he is in rakiovich, and the color was yellow. the sun was setting in the northwest, and the moon was coming up. the colors were spectacular, and as i said, it was most super at 11:35, but optically it's really most interesting to see at the horizon line. kind of near the moonrise and near moon set time. over lake wiley and south carolina. beth wade capturing these images, and it was about 221,000 miles from earth, the moon was, but that's 15,000 miles closer than on average moon, so what it
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really is the coincidence of the full moon and the moon's closest approach to earth, and that's what we're seeing. now, another neat shot from new zealand, and this was sent by jerry gonzalez. thanks, jerry, for these cool photos too. now, he says there were kiwis all over stopping and wonder and looking at the view, and he said it was really one of the coolest things he had ever seen. you can see when it's at the horizon line, the colors optically are kind of more brilliant and yellow and orange and brighter. it looks just -- really huge. >> bright. so bright. maybe on the west coast now, certainly could still see it. really cool. all the song about the moon, a romantic sight. >> all right. that was very nice. thank you. >> shaquille o'neil trading the basketball court for the classroom. why the former nba star wore a different kind of uniform this weekend. and sanjay gupta m.d. is just moments away. what's on tap for today? well, here's sanjay.
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the card for people who want 50% more cash. ♪ what's in your wallet? ♪ what's in your...your... here's a look at the headlines this morning. the fbi says two bodies were found in the investigation of a tennessee mother and her three daughters, and while authorities have not identified those bodies, they have named a suspect in the abduction. he is 35-year-old adam mayes, and he is now on the run after speaking about the case earlier with investigators. mayes is described as armed and dangerous. chaos in an guantanamo bay courtroom where 9/11 plotters took a bizarre turn. one suspect tore off his shirt, and none of the defendants answered the defendant's questions. it could have been over in a few minutes really, but instead it lasted for around 13 hours.