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in the cnn news room, the west is sizzling today. an oppressive heat wave is pushing temperatures in triple digits from california to nevada. aaron hernandez is just one of dozens of nfl players to run into trouble with the law just this year. we'll look at how the league is dealing with its image problem. president barack obama didn't meet nelson mandela today sh but did speak about the south african leader at a youth town hall meeting. we'll tell you what he said. a dangerous heat wave is baking parts of the west. temperatures are soaring above 110 degrees. in death valley, it could hit 128. the heat took its toll at an
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outdoor concert in vegas yesterday. more than 30 people had to go to the hospital. alexandria steele is live for us in the cnn weather center. it is hot and only getting hotter. >> you mentioned death valley. if death valley hits 130, two degrees shy of our forecast, it will be the first time in 100 year, so we are in some rare air here. essentially, it's an atmospheric blast furnace. it's that high pressure ridge that's kind of acting like a dome, kind of trapping this heat in it. high pressure means sinking air, which means compressing air and thus, warming air and pretty rapidly. the problem is, it's not going to budge for quite some time, really until july 4th. so we've got a couple of days of this that's for sure. extreme heat. at least eight states in the west under some type of advisory watch or warning. phoenix, at this hour, it's
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morning. 105 degrees in phoenix. their average for the high, which is hours from now, is 107, so they're used to being in the 100s on average. today, 118 degrees expected. only 2 degrees shy of 120. only hit 120 three times ever since records have been kept. to las vegas we go. right now, already 103. that's their high for the day this time of year. 117 potentially. sunday, that would be the warmest they have ever been. so, fredricka, we're not just talking about high for a day or high for a month. we're talking about rarefied air, places and temperatures these places haven't seen. >> that's incredible stuff. i'm feeling for the folks out there. it's hard to stay cool in weather like that. almost like opening up an oven or, just that big plume of heat. that's what it feels like in those kinds of temperatures. >> absolutely dangerous. >> thanks so much. if you're dealing with that intense heat today, we want to
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know how you're coping. send us an ireport. on to sanford, florida. nearly two dozen people have testify testified in the murder trial of george zimmerman. martin savidge is live for us in sanford where the jurors are getting the weekend off and they are sequestered, right, marty? >> that's correct, yeah, they would not be listening to any of what you and i are discussing. >> let's hope not. while these were the prosecution witnesses, many argued they seemed to help the defense. >> yeah, they did. there was one in particular, jonathan good and it's ironic because jonathan is, was, called by the state. the prosecution, but as it turns out, what he had to say really seemed the benefit the defense and he had a to say because he is really the first true eyewitness. he lives in the complex where this altercation took place,
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where trayvon martin was killed and he was in, within about 15 to 20 feet of the struggle that took place. he was able to identify who was on top and who was on the bottom. he was able to eventually identify who was screaming for help. and then he describes the kind of beating that he says was being delivered by trayvon martin against george zimmerman. listen to this. >> what you saw was the person on top in an measuring ma style straddle position, correct? >> correct. >> that was further described, was it not, as being ground and pound? >> correct. >> right? what is ground and pound? >> that's usually what takes place in that type of position. >> explain what ground and pound is in your mind. >> the person on top being able to punch the person on the bottom. but the person on the bottom also has a chance to get out or punch the person on top. it's back and forth. >> sure. and which is the dominant
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position? >> it would be the top position. >> not everything though the good had to say benefitted the defense. there was a point where the prosecution got him to admit, good, that is, that he never saw trayvon martin allegedly taking the head of george zimmerman and beating it against the grown, which is one of the primary motivators that zimmerman had to shoot and kill the teenager, but good said he never actually saw that. >> more testimony of course next week. thanks so much in sanford. meantime, another high profile case that has riveted the nation. new developments new in the murder case against former new england patriots star, aaron hernandez. cnn has just confirmed the suv impounded by investigators overnight looking into an unsolved double murder is registered to hernandez. deb fayerick is following the
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investigation. what are investigators saying about this drive by double murder next year and how it may be connected to hernandez? >> well, this was a drive by shooting that happened in the summer of 2012. two people were killed as a result. there was information that a silver suv was in the vicinity when it happened. now, they've located an suv that matches the kind that appeared in the area when the drive by occurred. this would be the second vehicle linked to aaron hernandez that has now somehow connected with a crime. the first of course is the silver rental ta hernandez, odin lloyd, the victim and two friends were driving the night lloyd was killed. when police looked in the car, they discovered not only a .45 caliber casing, they also found a chewed piece of blue gum that aaron hernandez had purchased
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that night, so those two different car, police looking at them very, very closely because they're trying to get any sort of forensic evidence they can and we can tell you, this is the home where hernandez was living. the home where he was arrested. he has other properties in the boston area, but this is where he was. just a short time ago, two women entered the home. not clear who they are, but they had the key and sort of got in, didn't say anything to about a handful of media waiting here outside, but they're now inside the home, unclear what it is they're doing. >> and so, deb, as it relates to this impoundinging of the vehicle, is there any other information, any other detail that investigators are revealing about the potential sequence of events or hernandez' alleged role in that besides the fact that there's a link between him being registered to the rental of that vehicle? >> yeah. no, right now, all of this is under investigation. you speak to the police
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commissioner or district attorney and that's the first thing they'll tell you. remember, the drive by was a full year ago, so if they're to find anything nd that car, it might be more luck than timing in that sense, but they are looking closely at it to see whether it matches a car that was connected to the drive by shooting. as for the other evidence that links hernandez to the crime, to the murder of odin lloyd, we can tell you they have cell phone records that place lloyd, his friends and that vehicle in the area of the gravel pit where odin lloyd's body was found. they have surveillance video from inside his own home showing hernandez holding a glock .45 caliber pistol at about an hour before the crime, the murder took place. so, a lot of things are linking up, but clearly, one of the motives investigators are checking into is the possibility that perhaps lloyd either had
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information that could link hearn does to that double murder or something, an argument that had ensued about people he was speaking with. >> deb fayerick, thanks so much. overseas now, president barack obama is in south africa today. he met with nelson mandela's family, but did not visit mr. mandela at the hospital in p pretor pretoria, but did have kind words for the ailing leader. >> president mandela once said that during all those years in that cell, it was his home here, that small, red brick house, that was what he called the center point of my world. and obviously, he's on our minds today and we join the people of the world in sending our prayers to his family because he still inspires us all. >> south african president jacob zuma released this statement
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saying this, quote, these are very excellent doctors who are dealing with him and we hope that very soon, he will be out of the hospital end quote. the 94-year-old remains in critical, but stable condition with a recuring lung infection. on to california now, today, more same-sex couples are lining up to get married. a federal appeals court gave the go ahead yesterday following the u.s. supreme court decision earlier in the week. california is the 13th state to legalize same-sex marriage. and the one fund boston charity is distributing nearly $61 million to relatives of the victims of the bombings. those being compensated have to prove they were physically injured. the families of the four who died and those who sustained brain damage or lost both limbs got a little over $2 million each. trayvon martin's stepmother speaking out about what she
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thinks happened the night george zimmerman shot and killed her stepson and paula deen gives a tearful apology on television, but did it help her reclaim her good name? every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger.
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she helped raise him since she was a toddler and broke her
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silence during an exclusive interview with cnn's "ac 360." she says whatever happened that night, she was certain trayvon was not the aggressor. >> he didn't start the fight. what i'm saying is that he did, it was a fight. there's no doubt, it was a fight. and zimmerman had to put his hands on him to cause that fight. he was defending himself, so for people to say well, he tried to kill him and he this and he that, i don't think anyone would have been standing somewhere in the dark and been approached by someone they don't know and being pushed around and you're not going to defend yourself. and his friend stated it in her statement, he approached trayvon and trayvon asked him you know, why are you following me. >> do you believe that race was a factor in why george zimmerman
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zeroed in on trayvon? >> i would be lying if i said yes, so i'm going to say this. no. i really don't think it was zimmerman don't like black people. or he picked him out because he was black. did he profile him with the hoodie and stuff like that as this thug or whatever walking or whatever was in zimmerman line yes, but to say he targeted him because he was black, i don't think so. >> hln's jane valez-mitchell has been all over the murder trial of george zimmerman, now the first week of testimony is over, you don't want to miss her take on that. that's coming on a bit later. and monday, don't miss the
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cnn special report "the n word." the high profile arrest of aaron hernandez is sensational, but it's not unique. i'll ask a former player if thises a new problem or just the culture within the league. dad. how did you get here? i don't know. [ speaking in russian ] look, look, look... you probably want to get away as much as we do. with priceline express deals, you can get a fabulous hotel without bidding. think of the rubles you'll save. with one touch, fun in the sun. i like fun. well, that went exactly i as planned.. really?
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this breaking news now. this involving another nfl player. indianapolis colt safety joe f lafed ge. has been arrested in washington, d.c. for carry ago firearm without a license among other charges according to a d.c. metro police spokesperson. palin brown has more information on this. what more do you know about this case? >> we're learning from sources
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in d.c. that the safety for the indianapolis colts was arrested in the early morning hours in d.c. sources are telling us that early this morning, there was a white camaro driving at a high rate of speed in northeast washington. police noted there was actually a passenger in the backseat of the convertible standing up without a seat belt, so obviously, that caught the attention of authorities. they pulled over the camaro and were told that the driver of the camaro actually hit the gas and a police chase ensued. he was in the passenger seat of the camaro we're told by sources. eventually, the car was pulled over and he got out and ran and tried to flee. he didn't get far, only fled a short distance on foot before he was arrested by authorities. when police searched the car, they found a couple of things.
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they found a firearm underneath the passengers seat. now, accordinging to sources, this was an h and k .40 caliber semiautomatic pistol found under the passenger's seat. the way they were able to link this we're told by source, there were registration papers in the car linking the pistol to him and we're told he had registered the pistol in february and then gained position of it in may. the driver of that camaro is still on the loose. the charges against both men are carrying a firearm without a license, unregistered firearm and registers ammunition. presence of a firearm in a motor vehicle, possession of an open container of alcohol. right now, he is actually having
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a court appearance in d.c. s superior court. also according to one of my sources, we mentioned the open container of alcohol, we're told there were bottles of orange juice with an odor consistent with vodka according to my source, so i'm assuming that is linked to those bottles of orange juice found in the camaro this morning. as you mentioned, fredricka, this is the latest nfl player arrest arrested on gun related charges. aaron hernandez was arrested this week, as well as several gun related charges. jason carroll did a report this week and in his report, it sound that around 60% of nfl players own firearms.
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there is clearly a gun culture within the nfl. we've reached out to the nfl and the colts and have not received a response. >> pam brown, thanks so much. she's talking about the jason carroll report and the 60% of nfl players who may have firearms according to sources. that in comparison with the general public with a number of of about 45%. pam brown, thanks so much for bringing that information to us as it involves the indianapolis colts safety. this incident and that of aaron hernandez, asking whether there's a real problem in the nfl with these numbers and more than two dozen nfl players that are related to a firearms related crimes just since february alone. let's talk more about this. a former nfl player who played frl buffalo bills and atlanta
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falcons. it is bringing a lot of questions about is there a problem within the nfl? is there a culture of gun violence or gun related activity? >> how do you answer that? >> i think that professional athletes face the same distractions. i think the difference is more money, more media comes magnification. they face the same distractions, but there are more of them. they face the same mental and emotional demons, but they're often bigger and badder. >> but then you hear that and that may be indeed be the case, but then i think the average citizen looks at but there is so much to lose. you become this elite athlete, it took so much work, you know, so much sweat to get there. you get to this place and then isn't it time to be a grown up and look at the responsibility
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and realize that if you're going to be hanging with people where there's not as much to lose, bad things could happen. >> i think it's easier said than done. it's tough to walk a mile in those players shoes. ego plays a part in it. they've reached this level of reality that most people can't understand. they've always succeeded, conquered, overcome. always found a way to make things right. so they're operating at this high lefl than when they fall, it's a far crash. >> so, this feeling of invincibility, is that something that is discussed. there's the nfl rookie symposium taking place right now and apparently, a lot of young athletes are paying attention and the experts there are saying look at the aaron hernandez case. yes, he is being charged right now. you know, he is yet to go to
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trial, but this is just an example of things can happen, how things can change on a dime. >> the nfl does a great job of educating its players. symposium that has help ed held for incoming players is developed to help keep them on the right track. >> how graphic and detail oriented is that conversation? >> very open, very blunt. they bring in former players who have messed up, who have gotten knocked off the path. >> do they think people kind of forget that conversation once they get in the game and once they feel they're a seasoned nfl player? >> i think they get that sense of it will never happen to me. back to that feeling of invincibility. that it will never happen to them. ultimately, the nfl can do as much they want to try to prevent these things and think must to make the players aware, but individuals daily decisions that
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determine their destiny. >> how did you keep it together? >> a lot of good people surrounding me. i made a lot of mistakes. i was a knuckle head at times as well. no one's perfect. it's just a shame that when it happens, we all hear about it and it's tough to see. >> appreciate it. we're still going to talk more sports coming. serena williams, she's on centre court. we're going live to london after this. this is it. this is what matters. the experience of a product. how will it make someone feel? will it make life better? does it deserve to exist? we spend a lot of time
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a lot of action at wimbledon today as two of the top tennis players, serena williams and novak djokovic will be playing their third round match today. christina, you know, who's got the advantage here? they customarily would have the upper hand, but anything can happen on grass. >> that's absolutely right, fredricka. as we've learned this week, i'm pleased to say the sun is shining here and play is about to get underway for the top two seeds. novak djokovic is up against jeremy shardy of france. djokovic should have the upper hand here, but as you say, there have been so many high profile exits this week that i refuse to
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make any prepreductions. serena williams has a really interesting opponent from japan. she is actually aged 42. the oldest woman to make it through to the third round here at wimbledon in the open air and the last time she made it so far at wimbledon, she was up against st ste steffi graf in 1998. i would imagine serena would have an easy match out there. >> i know it's one of her favorites and i'm sure her sister would be very happy if she were to clinch the title there and share the glory. there have been a lot of injuries with a lot of players and that has changed the scope of things as well. does it say something about the surface, the weather, athletic fitness? what's going on out there? >> well, there's a whole bevy of answer, really.
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it's been the worst performance for the top ten seeds ever at a grand slam and we saw top seeds roger federer, nadal and sharapova go out this week, but they were outplayed by seeds over the top 1200 in the rankings, which is something we haven't seen for so long. an upset of that scale happen, but also on wednesday, just this week, calling black wednesday, we saw an unprecedented seven withdrawals from some top players as well who were injured here at women bable don and many of them blaming the surface of the grass, which is been some debate that's it's been slippy, dangerous. wimbledon issued a statement denying there was any difference this year to grass and how it's been in previous years, so it's been a historic week here, but for them, not for the right reasons. >> thanks so much. keep us posted there. back in this country, paula deen gave a tearful apology on
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if there's anyone out there that has never said something that they wish they could take back, if you're out there, please pick up that stone and throw it so hard at my head that it kills me. >> paula deen giving that tearful interview on the "today" show this week after admitting she had used the "n" word 30 years ago. since that, more companies have cut ties with her. sears, target and j.c. penny
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saying it's just too hot in the kitchen with her and now, the publisher of her next cookbook is calling off its publication. i'm joined now by charles blow. good to see you. so, her corporate sponsors are dropping like flies. is it because of her use of the racial slur or because of her apologies? >> well, i think probably some of both. i mean, this apologies are not helping, to be honest. i think that at this point, they're taking on a life of their own. very hard to watch. very hard to watch someone in that shape and the tears and whether or not you believe the tears are genuine or not, it's hard to watch people in their own life. >> and how can that be? she has a krcrisis manager? a high profile one. a black woman, judy smith, the woman that's being profiled in the show's scandal, but she has people around here, deen, that is, has people around her to help her convey her message and
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it's not working. why not? >> i cannot for the life of me figure out why anyone would tell her to constantly go in front of microphones and on television or put out videos and try to explain this away. you can't explain it away, paula. this is the way apologies work. you have to apologize for yourself. this is something you say i have done something wrong and i want you know, please forgive me. the other person does not have to forgive you and in many case, people, not everyone who you apologize to, will ever forgive you. you have to accept that part of it. you need to say i am going to take some time to reflect on what it is about me that would allow me to use words like this or to say things like this and what it is about my belief system that would instill this in me and can i grow from this situation and just go and really do that work on yourself. what paula seems to be trying to do or what her crisis managers
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seem to do is stem the flow of the money. to try to stop the bleeding so people stop dropping her. they're actually accelerating the bleeding by constantly going on television. >> her son got on you know, the tube and they did a very i guess some people thought it was very genuine, apology on her behalf. and for a second, it seemed like she was winning some support, but then she got on the air and it all just seemed to crumble. is it a real problem, i guess in for her that it is just who she is? or others interpret that it is from her southern culture and she just doesn't know any better. how do you explain it? >> i mean, i can't explain how another person feels. i do think some of the reaction is she had a long way to fall, that some people want to see people high and mighty fall. people like, some people like that. like i said before, you cannot expect everyone will forgive you
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and even when they forgive you, it doesn't mean you won't take your lumps in the process of being forgiven. what they seem to be trying to do is to stop, not take the lumps or in paula deen's last apology, to basically say i am now a victim, that people are piling on and i feel victimized, well, that is not going to work when you're in the mode of apologizing. you have to just give a statement. don't give all this footage. go away. do the work on yourself and say i have grown from this episode, whatever comes of it. this is not helping. >> the whole go away and reinvent yourself kind of thing. >> it's just picking at the scab. >> we're going to see what happens next, that's for sure, because it seems like every day, there's a little dribble of something new. appreciate it. and monday with so much going on with so many inferences to race, monday, we have a special report. it's called "the n word."
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don lemon hosts the special monday night. nelson mandela remains in critical condition at a pretoria hospital. next, i sit down with andrew young to talk about south africa and globally. deserve more than t flexibility and convenience. so here are a few reasons to choose university of phoenix. our average class size is only 14 students. our financial tools help you make smart choices about how to pay for school. our faculty have, on average, over 16 years of field experience. we'll help you build a personal career plan. we build programs based on what employers are looking for. our football team is always undefeated. and leading companies are interested in our graduates. we'll even help you decorate your new office. ok. let's get to work.
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breaking news out of egypt. people are filling the streets
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of cairo over president morsi. the president's opponents have been demanning he leaves office a day before the one year anniversary of his election. now, his supporters are turning out to defepd him. yesterday, one man was shot to death during the protest and an american who was watching the demonstrations was stabbed and this breaking news. this involving the nsa leaker, edward snowden. he is still in moscow, in the airport, but today, deputy director ben rode said the u.s. vice president spoke with ecuador's president today joe biden asked him to please reject snowden's request for asylum. no further details were being provided. now on to south africa. nels nelson mandela remains in critical, but stable condition. people around the world are praying for him. president obama met with his wife over the phone.
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join i joining me now, andrew young, chairman of the andrew j. young foundation. good to see you. you wear so many hats. you've had your own relations with nelson mandela. what are your thoughts on him, especially as president zuma came out today, talked about his doctors are the finest in south africa. >> it almost doesn't make a difference. his legacy is established. his place on earth is sound and it's probably the most solid moral platform of any human being of my lifetime. and it's inevitable that he will be stronger in death than in life. i went back reading his conversations with myself and it reminded me that he was not talking about multiracialism. he was talking about nonracialism and talking about that in jail and he was talking about forgiving the prime
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minister, who probably had put him in jail and sentencing him for life and he was deploring the fact that he was a victim of violence and he was forgiving even after being in jail for ten years and he's even more forgiving after. so it makes us wonder. we ought to look at him and forget about paula deen. >> he's so unifying. we've heard from so many people who have said even in this situation when he remans in critical condition in the hospital, that he symbolizes a certain kind of strength. he is unifyinging south africa, but at the same time, his family's having a difficult time sharing him publicly. >> they have never had him. and they have always suffered more outside, especially -- and the children. they have been the victims. he was somewhat protected in jail with several hundred of his comrades. but they were always out on
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their own and they have a right to be bitter. they suffered more than almost anybody else in south africa, so i think we've got to show them forgiveness and understanding, too. the same forgiveness and understanding that he showed to the people who imprisoned him. >> you say you believe upon his passing, he's going to be even greater. his influence might be even greater. not just for south africa, but globally? >> globally because there's no one else that stands simply and purely for nonviolence, forgiveness and reconciliation. and there were several thousand people who stayed in jail with him and they had that drilled into them every day. they were not allowed to hate their guards. they were taught that if south africa was going come together, it was only through forgiveness
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and reconciliation. desmond tutu's book is no future without forgiveness. i think that's a message they need in iraq and afghanistan, here in the united states at all. always and you know, anybody that says the lord's prayer, forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us has got to come down and remember that nelson mandela put that in national and international terms and we can do no less. if we're going to survive. >> we invited you to talk about nelson mandela, but as we say good-bye to you, wondering if you have any thoughts about the lesson that might come out of this george zimmerman murder trial. >> that's a difficult one because when people are placed in darkness, crimes will be committed. the guilty are not just those that commit the crimes, but those that create the darkness. was a martin luther king quote. zimmerman was in darkness. he believed in the power of
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guns. he believed in all kinds of nonsense and he's, they were both victims in some ways and in a gun culture, you're going to have things like this. and yet, we are determined, we seem determined to be a people who live by the gun. mandela reminds us that only the spirit will prevail. >> ambassador and, of course, we're going to talk more about the influence of the george zimmerman trial. it has indeed been an interesting trail. star witness taking the stand. wait and hear what she has to say about the last moments of trayvon martin's life. the six people set for the triathlon are headed your way. issues got in the way of a full workout in the past, but that's
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verbal fireworks this week in the trial of george zimmerman. he is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of trayvon martin in 2012. hln's jane velez-mitchell has the highlights now. >> fredricka, what a roller coaster week in the george zimmerman murder trial. at the start of the week, the prosecution came out of the gate like gangbusters delivering a powerful opening statement, in which which he accused george zimmerman, the defendant, of a baker's dozen of lies in connection with what happened between him and trayvon martin on the night that trayvon died. the key witness was the prosecution's star witness, the young lady who was on the phone with trayvon martin seconds
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before he was killed. her name, rachel jeantel, and she definitely painted trayvon martin as the person being followed and george zimmerman as the aggressor. listen. >> he said, why are you following me for? then i heard a hard-breathed man come and say, what are you doing around here? i said, trayvon, trayvon, what's going on? i heard a bump, then i started hearing grass sound. i heard trayvon say, get off, get off. >> then what did you hear? >> then the phone hung up. >> reporter: but they thought attitude played out at the
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trial. some said it hurt trayvon martin, some said it hurt george zimmerman. it was a mixed bag. they contradicted each other. they even contradicted themselves because they gave several different accounts of what happened. here's what one resident, jonathan good, said that seemed to fall in trayvon's corner. >> the person you knew to be trayvon martin was on top, correct? >> correct. >> and he was the one raining blows to the man on the bottom, george zimmerman, right? >> that's what it looked like. >> to the end of the day, it appears it all boiled down to who was on top in the confrontation. that would tend to make that person, if the jury believes that person is on top, the aggressor. who was crying out for help? it would tend to lean toward the person crying out for help was the victim. whose voice was that? and those are questions that we're still sifting through as this trial unfolds. back to you, fredricka. >> thanks so much, jane
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