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all right, everybody. that does it for "new day" for michaela, kate and me. hope you have a great weekend. thanks for spending your week with us. time for "cnn newsroom" with the one and only carol costello and it begins right now. good morning, carol. >> good morning. have a happy friday. "newsroom" starts now. happening now in "newsroom" bloodied and bruised. >> that's the real face of terror. a far cry from "rolling stones" cover boy shot but the cop has been relieved of his duties. plus --
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>> it's miserable. feel like i live inside a dog's mouth. >> it's hot. want some relief? a dusting of snow in the mountains of colorado. and detroit is broke. >> you call the police now, you wonder if they're coming. >> as tough as this is, i really didn't want to go in this direction, but now that we are here, we have to make the best of it. >> whauonce the symbol of ameri ingenuity, motown is bankrupt. she questioned tom cruise's relationship with bigwigs at the church of scientology and now she is shunned. >> you have the audacity to tell them you have to betray your own integrity and go with us or you're out, too. >> you're live in "cnn newsroom."
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good morning. happy friday to you. i'm carol costello. we begin this morning with dueling images of dzhokhar tsarnaev. this is how you'll see him on an upcoming cover of "rolling stone" magazine. looking an awful lot like a pop star, but this is how one state police trooper wants you to remember him. bloodied, weak and powerless as he surrendered to one of the largest manhunts in u.s. history. today that cop has been suspended for releasing these images. he said he just wanted to show the real boston bomber. cnn's jason carroll is in new york and he has more on the story. good morning, jason. >> good morning to you, carol. that police sergeant felt somewhat conflicted about releasing the photos, but felt very strongly the cover was an insult and hurtful to survivors. this was his way of coping.
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these few photos showing a much different picture of tsarnaev captured by police a bloodied face, his hands up, the laser from a sniper rifle on his forehead. a vastly different image from the one depicted in the controversial "rolling stone" cover. sean murphy says he was so angry with "rolling stone's" he released these new photographs to "boston magazine." told the magazine, "what rolling stone did was wrong. the guy is evil. this is the real boston bomber, not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of "rolling stone." >> boston magazine editor said murphy thought the cover sent the wrong message. >> i think he was genuinely worried about the impact of the families of the victims and also worried that certain impressionable people might be lured to replicate that by the kind of glamorous-looking photo
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on the "rolling stone" cover. >> reporter: tsarnaev's first public appearance was in court last week. he pleaded not guilty to 30 federal charges, including four killings while images like these are already having an impact, some say the focus is all wrong. >> i think they should focus the attention on the brave people and the people that lost their lives, not the monster that caused it all. >> well, carol, apparently, murphy did not want "rolling stone" to have the last say and he decided to release the police photos himself. a police spokesman said the release of the photo was not authorized by the massachusetts state police. murphy was suspended for a day and faces a hearing next week to determine his status. that investigation is ongoing. >> i'm sure you'll continue to follow it. jason carroll, thanks so much. we want to get the pulse of the boston community over this. for that we turn to a newspaper columnist for "boston globe" and, of course, you're with us through the whole drama through the boston bombing during that
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terrible time. so, i how much of an impact is this making in the city of boston? >> everyone is being drawn into this debate. the mayor and the governor said, reflected the sentiment, it's just offensive. you know, it's a sultry picture that sort of glorifies him and may give a message to people others who might want to make the cover of "rolling stones." i don't think we should get too worked up about this "rolling stone" had every right to do what they did and people have a right to push back and i think the police officer just completely crossed the line. i mean, we're a legal, civilized state and you don't release unauthorized pictures, especially when you're a police officer. i think the police did the right thing by suspending him. >> will this affect the case
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against dzhootkhar tsarnaev? >> there is evidence disclosed in the case and we don't know where those pictures came from if they're his personal pictures or violated rules about access to photos like that. if they were going to be used in the court case, he may have at least made an argument for the defense for what i would think would be a change of venue argument. to say, look, this is a city that can't handle this trial. everyone's worked up. we have police officers releasing evidence. and, so, that's where this may actually unfold is in the court case. we just don't know if the pictures were going to be utilized by the prosecution for whatever case they were going to make. so, this is more than an administrative issue and more than an emotional issue. and i do think that the police officer is a police officer. he has to follow the law. we don't care what his personal emotions are and that what makes us a civilized state and
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bostonians are keeping their head about this. >> thanks so much for joining us this morning. >> thank you. we're following dangerous and deadly weather that's plaguing the nation from california to boston. in the west, thousands of people now on the run, evacuating from a roaring wildfire that's burned more than 35 square miles. now investigators say the fire was started by humans. out east, the scorching heat wave has claimed another life. today people will suffer through 110 degree heat in some cities. relief, though, could soon be on the way in the form of a violent storm system. we have team coverage for you this morning. cnn casey wian is near the epicenter of the wildfires in california and petersons is in new york. give us a break. >> i can't explain to you the difference between yesterday and today. we are in our sixth day and this
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morning temperatures already felt like 91 degrees and that was literally before the sun came up. unfortunately, going from advisories to warnings and i'm not sure people can handle any more of this heat. today marks the sixth day of a dangerous heat wave across the country. >> miserable. feels like i live inside a dog's mouth. >> reporter: one of the most widespread waves this season. 47 out of 50 states have seen temperatures top 90 degrees. >> unbearable. >> reporter: three people have died in the sweltering heat. states with high humidity have had temps feel like triple digits. >> tired, exhausted. >> reporter: in massachusetts the heat could force a nuclear power station to shut down. they're worried the water will get too warm to cool the safety systems. the temperatures around jfk have hit 100 degrees, a new record. three new york city firefighters have been treated for heat exhaustion. >> we don't work less. we don't work slower. >> reporter: in pennsylvania, the heat has forced amtrak to
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slap speed restrictions on trains. officials worry the heat could actually expand the train tracks. >> coconut water, the towel, you know, just trying to beat the heat. >> reporter: out west, 157 airline passengers roasted under the arizona a sun. a mechanical delay left them stranded for two hours on the tarmac. >> it was probably around 100 degrees. it was like being in a hot car. >> reporter: the heat wave has forced many to find a new and creative way to cool off. like this new ice bar in new york city that boasts bone chilling temperatures of 23 degrees. >> it is perfect in this room. when it's 103 outside. >> cheers. >> i have to find that ice bar. we're talking about extreme heat advisories today switchling to extreme heat warnings. that means the danger is higher. it's elevated. we're talking about feel-like temperatures from 105 feeling like 110. but today we're talking about major cities boston, philadelphia, d.c., new york
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feeling like 105 to 110. even cincinnati and places as far as detroit. some relief on the way and come in the way of a cold front. we're going to cool off, but still talking about rain and 85 degree temperatures. the dangers lessen. but we'll see it shift from high heat to severe thunderstorms. first from chicago to detroit today and then talking about in the northeast by saturday. so a lot of heavy weather headed our way, carol. >> who would have thought 85 degrees could sound cool, but it does. >> i'm with you. >> indra, thank you. take you to idyllwild, california, where a wildfire is forcing 6,000 people to leave their homes behind. casey wian is there. good mornlining, casey. >> good morning, carol. you can't see it, but we just felt it. a few minutes ago a few rain drops and that is the biggest friend to firefighters right now. yesterday that blaze, where you could see the smoke over that ridge. the humidity in this area was
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between 5% and 10% and that was allowing that fire to burn out of control. now the humidity level between 25 and 60%. so, clearly, a big break for firefighters. what they're trying to do is make sure that the fire does not cross that ridge. they've got 19 helicopters, 10 fixed wing aircraft who have been dropping retardant on those flames overnight. they want to make sure it doesn't cross that ridge because if it does, this town of idyllwild is still in a lot of danger. still under a mandatory evacuation. here 4,000 residents of this town, most of them have gone. the one cafe owner has stayed behind to service the firefighters. here's what she had to say. >> until the fire is out, you never know. anything can happen. so, it's just until they give it the call that it's completely out, give me a couple days after that and i won't worry. >> the big worry for
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firefighters is that this weather system is expected to come in this weekend, which could provide more humidity and help them could also provide some lightning and some higher winds and, of course, those are two big dangers for this fire, which has now spread to 25,000 acres containment still at 15%, carol. >> all right, casey wian reporting live from idyllwild, california this morning. thank you. a crowd of more than 100 people erupted into violence on the streets of san bernardino, california. it happened last night, but no one is quite sure why these people rioted. cnn affiliate kabc reports rocks and bottles went flying. police and ordinary people were attacked and store and car w windows smashed. according to "l.a. times" at least six people were arrested. a texas man arrested for pulling out a pistol with a bullet in the chamber near the white house. happened on tuesday. police say 31-year-old christopher wade briggs of san antonio had 171 more rounds in
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his backpack. briggs reportedly said he was "only going to fire off a couple of shots." president obama was at the white house at the time. tomorrow marks one year since the gunman killed 12 people in a theater in aurora, colorado. advocates on both sides of the gun debate plan to mark the anniversary with dueling rallies at the same park. read aloud the names of the shooting victims meantime rocky mountain gun will battle for gun rights. a battle brewing between walmart and city council with 1,800 potential jobs caught in the middle. the city council wants the retail giant to pay a living wage of nearly $13 an hour and walmart says no and crying foul. plans for six new stores in the area are in limbo. alison kosik is following the story from new york stock exchange. tell us more. >> okay, carol. so, d.c. mayor vincent gray is trying to decide to veto this new bill, that as you said,
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requires big retailers to pay employees' living wages. what this essentially does is require big retailers like walmart to pay its workers at least $12.50 an hour. that's way above the $8.25 minimum wage in place at the capital. . here's the problem. walmart had planned on opening six new stores there which would add 1,800 jobs. the unemployment rate is 8.3%. guess what, now walmart is saying it will put the brakes on three of those saying it would just be too expensive because of this bill now in place. carol? >> so, so the mayor may veto it. didn't he say he was for this before? >> believe it or not. a lot of those on the council are really against this, against this measure. you also have to look at walmart's side. there is another side to this. walmart believes it's being picked on unfairly singled out because of its size and it says two of its main competitors in
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the area, safeway and giant, which are huge employers in the area are exempt from that law but that's because both of those companies have unions to negotiate wages. walmart is not unionized. now, the retailer says the only way to pay these types of wages would be to raise prices, which it says would hurt lower income customers. walmart also says it could open up a can of worms if d.c. can dictate what walmart pays its workers why couldn't workers do the same and it's not just, some are saying, why not just change d.c.'s minimum wage as a whole instead of cherry picking companies. >> the fight goes on. i know you'll continue to follow it. just ahead in "newsroom" once the fourth largest city in america now detroit becomes the largest city to file for bankruptcy. [ female announcer ] last day, deb.
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18 minutes past the hour. time to check some top stories. developers of the world trade center cannot, cannot in the judge's words double dip with a lawsuit tied to the 9/11 attacks. developers had sued aviation companies, including united and
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american airlines claiming their neglujens resulted in the terrorist strikes. the judge said the developers have already gotten insurance money. to california where the mom of a the king of pop is slated to take center stage in her son's wrongful death trial. katherine jackson one of the last witnesses before her lawyers rest their case. the jury earlier this week saw video deposition given by jackson's daughter, paris. promoter aeg live played a role in the singer's death. business as usual in detroit, but that is very difficult as they go down the long path of bankruptcy. the largest city to file for chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, simply put, detroit's broke. it's busted. about $18 billion in debt. remember just weeks before the election president obama was touting detroit's resurgeance
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aft after the auto bailout. >> we refused to let detroit go bankrupt. three years later that bet is paying off in a big way. >> oh, but it wasn't just the president, even the super bowl was betting on detroit's comeback. >> we're all scared because this isn't a game. the people of detroit know a little something about this. they almost lost everything. but we all pulled together and now motor city is fighting, again. >> this makes me kind of sad. poppy harlow is in detroit this morning. i guess no one is really a surprised by this, but seems like they were fighting so hard. >> they were and they are, carol. i mean, look, this is a city of tough people that persevere against a lot of odds. many people were saying if
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detroit files for bankruptcy, but when. many people told me we were shocked. this is about decades and decades of mismanagement. this is about a population decline in a city since, frankly, the 1950s it has been in decline and this is what happened. a divisive decision that came down late yesterday and frankly the question is now will this help or hurt the people in this city. detroit's downfall has been decades in the making. >> this is not a recent development. this is going on far too long and isn't it time to say enough is enough? >> reporter: a dwindling population and a decline of the automakers and political corruption are just some of detroit's woes. now, as it files for bankruptcy, detroit's workers are bracing for what could happen to their pensions and health care. >> will this affect pensions? based on what we know, anything is possible.
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>> we paid a percentage of our wages every year into that. so, it's not something that is being given to us. it's our money. >> reporter: more than $18 billion in debt, michigan's governor called bankruptcy the only choice. >> detroit is broke. from a financial point of view and, more importantly, the citizens deserve better services. >> reporter: those services have taken a significant hit. >> you call the police now, you wonder if they're coming. >> reporter: detroit's emergency manager who took control of the city in march insists bankruptcy will not change the day-to-day here. >> services will remain open, paychecks will be made, bills will be paid. nothing changes from the standpoint of the ordinary citizens perspective. >> reporter: detroit's mayor didn't have a say in the decision but urged understanding. >> as tough as this is, i really didn't want to go in this direction, but now that we are here, we have to make the best of it.
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>> and what hangs in the balance, carol, is the future of about 30,000 current and retired city workers. they're the ones whose pension is in question. what is going to happen? that is going to be determined by negotiations and a federal bankruptcy jumg. this could take years. a firefighter retired told me, you know, it's a mess that we're prepared to fight for what we owe. we're not asking for a penny more, we're asking for what we're owed. that is the big question. who is going to get paid back and who is going to see that they're owed cut. some cut has to come from s somewhere. >> what choice does detroit have? remember new york city was on the verge of bankruptcy and the federal government bailed it out. what about detroit? >> so, that's such an interesting question. i just asked a pensioner here who has sued trying to block this. i said, do you think the federal
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government should have stepped in? the federal bailout like we saw in new york in '78. he said, no, that's not what i'm asking for. this is a local issue. but rumblings about a potential bailout and a press conference with the governor and emergency manager here at 10:00 a.m. you can bet we will ask them about that. ongoing negotiations with the white house and lawmakers in washington. as far as we know the white house put out a statement saying they're closely monitoring this. press secretary jay carney was asked about this last week and he made it clear the president has been monitoring it, but, frankly, they're not stepping in. >> yeah, i think that there will be many taxpayers in america who would be angry about that. poppy harlow from detroit. we'll get back to you in just a half hour. thank you so much. coming up as poppy said in the next half hour rick schneider and detroit emergency manager kevin orr will talk about the bankruptcy filing. bring that news conference to you live at 10:00 a.m. eastern, just a half hour from now.
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trayvon martin's father tries to explain the acquittal of george zimmerman. >> i think that they just took into account what george zimmerman said was the truth. trayvon wasn't here to tell his story. after the break, much more from trayvon martin's parents and whether they'll sue zimmerman in their son's death. alert.
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florida stand your ground law may play big in any civil lawsuit followed by trayvon martin's family. said the justice system didn't work for us. martin's parents opted not to be in the courtroom when the verdict was read. they thought they would not be able to control their emotions, whichever way the jury decided. they were in the courtroom every other day for their son. >> to be in the courtroom with the man who killed your son, did he ever say anything to you or look at you or every any kind of eye contact exchanged? >> never.
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we refrained from even looking his way. we didn't want our emotions to run high. because we knew that our son's legacy was lying in our hands. we are the face of trayvon. >> did it, did it come as just a complete shock? >> it came as a complete shock for me. and the reason i say that is because i just look at people as people. and i thought for sure that the jury looked at trayvon as an average teenager that was minding his own business and wasn't committing any crime. that was coming home from the store. and were feet away from where he was going. and i just believe that they realize that. but, when i heard the verdict, i cannot understand the disconnect in that maybe they didn't see
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trayvon as their son. they didn't see trayvon as a teenager. they didn't see trayvon as just a human being that was minding his own business. >> do you believe the system works? i mean, you had this horrific experience and you've seen the justice system up close. do you believe it works? >> well, we have faith in the system. but it also goes back to what you have to work with. and for me, in our case, we just felt as though that the state did all that they could do with what they had. had it been investigated properly from the beginning, it would have been more overwhelming evidence. did the system work? it didn't work for us. >> martin's parents are deciding whether to file a civil lawsuit against george zimmerman.
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let's focus on that for just a little bit. paul callan a cnn legal analyst. welcome, paul. >> hi, carol. good to be here. >> you represented the estate of nicole brown simpson in a suit against o.j. simpson and won. would travan martin's family be as successful? >> in the o.j. simpson case it was a different situation. very clear evidence of o.j. simpson's guilt and in the civil case we were able to put together a better case linking him to the killing of his wife and ron goldman and ultimately got a jury verdict of $35 million in that case. now, why is this case different? this case is different, the trayvon martin case is different because i don't see the evidence getting any better. and i thought mr. martin, listening to him make his statement. you know, he said the state did the best they could with what they had. meaning, the evidence of what
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happened that night was never clear. and in a criminal case, at least, with beyond a reasonable doubt standard, if the evidence is not clear, you're not going to convict somebody and send them to prison for 30 years. frankly, it's not going to get much easier for them in a civil case. >> so, let's talk about federal civil charges. the department of justice has placed a hold on evidence. that means george zimmerman cannot have his gun back just yet or anything else. clearly, eric holder is thinking of something. >> yes. and, of course, they're not looking, by the way, the feds aren't looking at civil charges. they are looking at criminal charges being brought by the federal government. but even there uphill battle. now, remember, florida could have charged this as a hate crime. they opted not to because they didn't have the evidence. the judge instructed them not even to refer to the race issue and said you can talk about criminal profiling but not race profiling. i don't know where the justice department will come up with that evidence of a hate crime to
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invoke criminal hate crime statutes, federal statutes. tough, tough case for the justice department. so, i think they're going to look into it. but, frankly, if they're looking at the same evidence that state prosecutors did, i don't think you'll see a federal prosecution either. sadly, for the family, for the martin family, they're going to have to move on. i don't think they're going to find, i don't think they're ever going to find the satisfaction or the justice that they seek in the criminal or civil justice system. >> paul, thank you for your insight. always appreciate it. >> always nice being with you, carol. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads.
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alison kosik watching things at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> good morning. you're seeing investors hit the sell button. what a week of great, strong gains here. the dow and s&p 500 both coming off record closes on thursday touching levels during the session that we've never seen before. the dow is up nine in the past 11 trading days. with 27 record closes so far this year. disappointing earners are pushing investors to sell today. the expectation is that you'll see a big drag on the tech sector especially because of microsoft. microsoft shares down right now 10%. you'll definitely see microsoft as a dow component. drag the dow right down with it. carol? >> alison kosik, many thanks. a personal journey shared by million of american women. zoraida sambolin. her battle against breast cancer and the gut wrenching decision to improve her odds. wait till you see her, she looks fantastic. (girl) what does that say?
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this morning, we want to share good news about one of our own here at cnn. zoraida sambolin will soon return to the morning anchor desk. just last month she underwent a double mastectomy to remove both breasts. some like zoraida have cancers growths. all are hoping the surgery is the best bet for a very healthy future. zoraida has shared her journey in the hopes of helping other women. she joins us live now from chicago and, may i say, you look fantastic. >> well, thank you, carol. i really feel fantastic, as well. my prognosis is excellent. but it has been an incredible journey and we did document it every step of the way, including the surgery.
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and as i was headed into surgery. i want to share this with you. >> prepare for good reports. >> my day started with a prayer. doctors believe there is cancer in a duct in my left breast and that may not be all. >> we would have to go to plan b if one of those biopsies were positive. >> reporter: i'm joining a fast growing population of women removing both breasts because i am fearful of more cancer. >> that's what i am focused on. i will feel confident at the end of all this that the cancer is gone. >> reporter: a lumpectomy and radiation have shown to be as effective. but i have two children and i'm afraid to risk the cancer coming back. this year, over 230,000 women were diagnosised with breast cancer, nearly 40,000 women died. i don't want to be one of them. i'm hoping to hear, in an ideal world, all the cancer is gone,
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lymph nodes are good and no cancer in the right breast. that, i guess, would be the most positive outcome i could have here. the doctors will get a critical answer as i sleep. has cancer escaped the duct and reached my lymph nodes, creating a dangerous pathway to my immune system. >> get out of the way and send it out. >> reporter: the operating room falls to silence. doctors get the first results on the biopsy. >> yes, go ahead. >> two negative numbers. >> reporter: the lymph nodes are negative for cancer. a few minutes later, more biopsy results. >> left basic nippic which is b.
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>> reporter: both sides are negative. my family gets the news before i do. >> left and the right were okay. the fact that the lymph node is go good. >> i just got the news that i'm going to have my wife with me for, who knows how long. but she's not going to die of breast cancer. that's not going to take her away. >> i was actually able to take a deep breath because it's a huge sigh of relief and the fact that she was going to be okay. >> but with cancer, the news is never fully reassuring. the cancer wasn't confined to a left breast duct as doctors had assumed. it was invasive on the left side and an early carcinoma on the right. i acted before it appeared in my lymph nodes. and that made all the difference to me and my family. >> i have to tell you, carol, i
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just watched this piece a little while ago, i have been working on it and every time i feel exactly the same way. it is hard to go back to the beginning and see my family suffer and to see my little boy so scared. but the great news is that my prognosis is excellent. i'm healing really nicely. i had one minor setback, which was an infection that i caught. but, you know, they handled it aggressively and everything looks really good. >> i'm teared up, too. i'm just so happy because i think we've all been touched by cancer in our lives. you know, i lost my brother to cancer and your story, you know, so far, is turning out so fantastical fantastically, i'm just so happy for you. i really am. okay. >> i really appreciate it, carol. and the last thing i want to say because i can't ever not, or share this story and not say thank you. thank you to you for following the story and thank you to all the women who have supported me through this journey. they have, they have given me so
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much hope. they've given me so much strength along the way. and i'm starting to pay it back, starting to pay it forward. so, it's -- i'm filled with gratitude. cancer is actually one of the biggest blessings i've ever had in my life, as crazy as that sounds. but it's helped me grow. >> thank you for sharing your story. we appreciate it. and got to take a break now. we'll be right back.
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like a dream come true. follow pope francis on twitter and you will be rewarded in the after life. vatican offers time off pu purgatory to followers of pope francis tweets. the only problem, it's not quite true. the reporting is based off of vatican release world youth day in brazil. was it just a bad interpretation of church policy? joining me to talk about it father james martin and also the author of the book "the jesuit guide." i just tweeted pope francis. for those that don't know what purgatory is, that nasty world between heaven and hell, right?
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>> i always tell people we're not ready to get into heaven so a time of purification and this really got misinterpreted, this story. >> how great, i can send a tweet to pope francis and i will be forgiven for one of my many, many sins. >> that would be great, if it was true. the vatican was talking about world youth day and talking about people who follow it live through the web and things like that could participate in the spiritual graces that the pilgrims there would receive. a way of being inclusive but somebody got the idea that that meant you had to so wait a minute, if you follow through social media, world youth day and what pope francis says, you can be forgiven for some of your indulgences. the idea is this, the more you pray, obviously, the less time in purgatory, so pilgrimage is one of the ways to participate
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in the prayer. the vatican was trying to include the sick, the poor, who might not be able to go to world youth day. so that's when the story got a little messed up. >> it wasn't a send your tweet to pope francis and you can be forgiven. >> that is correct. >> but still, the pope is to some it may seem he's sneaky, because watch this entire thing and good things will happen. what better way to build your twitter following? >> that's not what he was trying to do. he has plenty of twitter followers. the idea is for people who can be there, if you have someone sick in bed and really want to go to world youth day, he's saying if you can follow via streaming, something like that, you can pray along with us, that's the idea. they were trying to be inclusive, which is something that frankly people accuse the the vatican of -- >> and full disclosure i am catholic. this pope is so different from
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the last pope, and so refreshing in many ways, this controversy was in itself kind of refreshing inch full disclosure, i'm catholic, too, so we're in the same boat. >> thank you, father. thank you, father martin. i appreciate it. >> my pleasure. there are bad shots, and then there are costly shots. espn is now stuck with the repair bill thanks to this unbelievable golf shot at the british open. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] come to the golden opportunity sales event to experience the precision handling of the lexus performance vehicles, including the gs and all-new is. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection.
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tiger woods just finished his report. we have this report. >> tiger looking to win his first major in more than five years this weekend. so far through two rounds of play, he as in the hunt. like he did yesterday, tiger had another up-and-down run today. he had some boards along with bogeys. he finished just like he started, at two under. >> johnson, the leader, tees off in about ten minutes. thomas bjorn hitting out of the rough yesterday, and bam, his shot goes right into the camera, shattered the lens. in the broadcast they ked the camera costs $80,000, luckily there was a replace lens on
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hand. today it's about the buzz being back in charlotte. yesterday the nba board of governors approved the request to change their name back to the hornets. they'll still by the bobcats this season and make the change for the 2014-15 season. have you heard of him, his name is luchador. he's a real wrestler. he's unlike any or mascot in. he's fluent in spanish and english. they're giving away 20,000 masks at the game on july 27th. >> like the oriole bird -- >> i think he might scare some of the kids. >> he may eat the oriole birr. the next hour of "cnn newsroom" after a break.
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happening now in the newsroom, bloody and bruised. >> i think that's the real face of terror. >> a far cry from the cover shot, but the both many cop who protested with his own photos, has been relieved of his duties. plus -- >> it's miserable feels like i
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live inside a dog's mouth. want some relief? a dusting in of snow in the mountains of colorado. and detroit is broke. >> you call the police now, you wonder if they're coming. as tough as this is, i really didn't want to go in this direction, but now that we are here, we have to make the best of it. what symbol of american genuity is now bankrupt. also, she questioned tom cruise's relationship with bigwigs at the church of scientology. now the queen of "king of queens" is shunned. >> about morals and integrity, but then you have the audacity to tell them you have to betrayed your own integrity or you're out, too? >> you're live in the "cnn newsroom."
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good morning, thanks so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. history made, but not the kind up. droid now bankrupt. ironically just a year ago, president obama boasted the auto bailout had saved the city. >> we refuse to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and ingenuity. three years later, that bet is paying off in a big way. auto manufacturers did survive, but it wasn't enough to save the city of detroit. we're awaiting the news conference, officially announcing detroit is declares bankruptcy. poppy harlow is live in detroit. i see the governor and city's emergency manager sitting there waiting. i think they were doing a mike check, i know you have new information for us now. >> reporter: hi there, carol. it's interesting, you point out the auto makers. but this city has been in
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decline for decades. it's not just about the automakers coming back. actually a lot of the auto plants and jobs are based outside of the city of detroit. this has been a result of corrupt politics for many, many decades. the city has gone from 1.8 million people to 700,000 today. many fewer people paying taxes. the city has an abysmal record at even collecting taxes. on top of that, you have the decline of the auto sector. even though it's back, it's not where it once was. the big deal is for city workers. the city workers, retired and current, their benefits could be cut dramatically. that's the big question right now i just talk to janet willisen, she's worked here for 32 years, and she's fell up.
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she's actually suing the government trying to block this. it's unclear where that lawsuit could go. listen. >> all along, when i was there and i was promised, we were -- i was recruited, and one of the attractions of being hired at the detroit public library rather than someplace else washes the benefits package. i did everything i could. i did my part of the bargain. now this is their part of the bargain, the library as the employer backed by the city of detroit. and i -- i need them to fulfill their end of the bargain to me. >> reporter: on top of this, like so many here, her house is under water, so she fears if her pension check is cut, she's going to lose her home. as we've talked about, carol, for years now cuts have to come somewhere. they're going to negotiate possibly for months, possibly for years. if they can reach a deal and get
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cuts from the bondholder, cuts from the pensioners, the up side is you have owe less and have more to put into things leer police services, into the things that need to be fixed in this city. that's the up side of a bankruptcy. >> all right. poppy, thank you so much. that news conference has ended. it was unusual, because it was a question and answer session. we were monitoring that, and we'll tell you what they want when we get the taped turned. it's not much better in chicago. today the chicago teachers union said nearly 2100 public schoolteachers and staff members are learning they're out of a job. the layoffs come less than two months after the board of education announced they would close 50 schools across the city. now we turn to the dueling images of dzhokhar tsarnaev. this is how you'll see him on the upcoming cover of "rolling stone."
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looking a lot like a pop star, but this is how one trooper wants you to remember him, bloody, weak, powerless, as he surrend surrendered. today that cop is suspended for releasing these images. he says he just wanted to show the real boston bomber. cnn's jason carroll is live in new york with more. good morning, jason. >> good morning to you. not only is that police officer suspended, at least temporarily. he's also under investigation. that very same police sergeant apparently felt conflicted about releasing the photos, but felt very strongly that stuffs an insult and hurtle to survivors, so this was his way of helping. >> these new photos, showing a much different picture, captured by police, a bloody face, his hands up, 9 laser from a sniper rifle trained on his forehead. a vastly different image depicted in the controversial
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cover. shawn murphy said he was so angry with "rolling stone's" cover he released these new -- the police tactical photographer told the magazine, it was wrong. the guy is evil, this is the real boston bomber, not one for the cover of "rolling stone." >> i think that's the real face of terror. >> reporter: the editor told cnn murphy thought the cover sent the wrong message. >> i think he was genuinely worried about the impact on the families of the victims. i think he was also worried that certain impressionable people might be lured to replicate that by the kind of glamorous-looking face on the cover. >> reporter: tsarnaev's first public appearance was in court last week. he pleaded not guilty to 30 federal charges, including four killings, while images like these are already having an impact, some say the focus is all wrong independents i think
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they should focus the attention on the brave people and the people who lost their lives, not the monster who caused it all. >> reporter: apparently murphy did not want "rolling stone" to have the last say, so he decided to release the photos himself. a police spokesman said the release of the photos was not authorized by the massachusetts state police. murphy was suspended for a day and faces a hearing next week to determine his status. i should also point out that boston magazine also says they have hundreds of similar types of photos from various sources. they plan to publish those photos in the september issue, so look forward to seeing more photos of tsarnaev, whether people in boston like it or not. >> but those photos probably came from private individuals. >> reporter: absolutely. >> the photos we showed came from a police officer. could he get fired over this, jason? >> reporter: it's definitely a possibility, did the mindnary action, but based on just from speaking to people in boston,
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and from spending time there, i would be surprised if he was fired, not disciplined, simply because the people there in boston tend to really stick by their first responders, and how el they reacted to the shooting action to the bombing there. i would be very surprised, but -- >> jason carroll, reporting live for us this morning. eight minutes past the hour. we'll check in other top stories, a texas man arrested for pulling out the pistol. it happened on tuesday. police say 31-year-old christopher wade brig had 171 more rounds in his back pack. he said reportedly he was, quote, only going to fire off a couple shots. president obama was at the white house at the time. in dallas/forth worth, health officials trying to find the source of a nasty intestinal infection. the sickness is called psych loe
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we're following dangerous and deadly weather that's plaguing the nation from california all the way to massachusetts. in the west, thousands of people evacuating from a roaring wildfire that's burned more than 35 square miles. investigators say the fire was started by humans. out east the scorching head wave has claimed another life.
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relief could soon by on the way, though, in the form of a violent storm system. yay. casey wian at the epicenter of the wildfires, and our meteorologist is in new york. so relief is coming, but we're going to get slammed by storms. >> reporter: i was talking to my crew about the way to like sweaty flip-flops, and it's insane, but in all seriousness, it is dangerous. people are literally taking a break by walking into a shop for ac, walking a little further and then into another building. that's exactly what they should be doing. heat is dangerous. the number one killer of all weather events combined. today the heat is on. we're talking about a stronger or higher temperature than what we saw yesterday. we're talking major cities.
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detroit, chicago, today will feel like 107. everyone wants to know when will we see this relief? we're no longer seeing the advisories in the dakotas today, and that's thanks to a cold front sliding to the south. keep in mind, this is all the this hot, humid air, once you combine that with a cold front, we'll be triggering thunderstorms. today stretching from eastern portions of iowa, all the way over to -- and we'll be talking about severe weather following that as well. so anywhere that cold front goes, it's another front, going from the threat of heat to a threat of severe weather. even the threat of tornadoes not out of the question. yeah, hard to believe. >> we're just getting slammed in every direction. >> i really need to come with good news once in a while. >> thank you, we appreciate it.
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>> let's go to idle wyld in california, where that wildfire is forcing 6,000 people to leave their homes behind. good morning, casey. >> good morning, carol. there is actually good news here in idle dwyld this morning. firefighters say they're making great progress holding the line, which they have kept that line behind the ridge. it's ground to about 25,000 aches. they've got 3,000 -- more than 3,000 firefighters. they've got 19 helicopters, ten fixed-wing aircraft. they've been successful in keeping that fire from crossing that ridge. even so, the town remains under a mandatory evacuation. 4,000 people out of this town. it's always eerie as a reporter when you're in a town in a mandatory evacuation zone and see all these businesses that would normally be open. they're not. there is one restaurant in town that has stayed open. here's what the owner had to tell us.
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what's been the reaction to customers? >> thrilled. a warm cooked meal that they don't have to clean up after. >> have you had many firefighters? >> confide quite a few crews have come through here. >> now, this blaze still remains at only 15% containment. they are getting cooperation from the weather. the humidity is much higher than it has been, the wind reasonably calm. there is a weather front coming in, expecting some moisture. they're also concerned that could be lightning and higher winds, so we're not out of the woods yet. >> casey wian reporting from california. thank you. d.c. wants 30% more than the minimum wage, but walmart says, um, no way. the wage battle is next.
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reporters right now. let's listen. >> both or casino revenue, as well as the $40 million payments that i defaulted on on june 14th. as secured creditors to impair that interest we had to make an adjustment, but more important, they agreed to release their lien, they have agreed to allow us access of $180 million of annual revenue, which if you look at the plan proposal we put out on june 14th, it requires cash flow of at least that much to address the $125 million yearly we want to use for blight remediation, for health, safes and well fair concerns. we would have no course, no plan of adjustment without that revenue in addition they agreed to give us a discount on the swap -- on the which was signed
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years and years ago. the total value is somewhere in the neighborhood of 75 to 0 mill million. all right. let's step away from this. i believe what mr. orr is talking about, since detroit has delayed bankruptcy, it gives detroit a cash flow, he's telling reporters that detroit had no choice, that could provide for basic services in the city of detroit. so now the long slog begins to financial recovery. of course, we'll keep you posted. 21 minutes past the hour, the head of the nsa speaking out in defense of the controversial surveillance program. >> the purpose of these programs, the reason we use
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secrecy is not to hide it from the american people, not to hide it from you, but to hide it from those who walk among you who are trying to kill you. >> general keith alexandre said the agency has, quote, concrete proof terrorists are making changes in reaction to information made public by edward snowden. another sign of the narrowing divide between -- target, or tar-jay is adding beauty consequence years of ages, a fancy title to people who helps to choose the right shades of makeup. in sports, the nba's unveiling five new rules for, and instant replay will play a much bigger role. referees will be able to view videotape to overturn or uphold different fouls called.
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a battle is brewing between walmart and washington, d.c.'s city council. the city council wants the retail giant to pay a living wage of nearly $13 an hour, but walmart is calling foul and now says plans for six new stores in the area of in limbo. alison kosik is following this story. >> reporter: good morning. the status is this bill. he's decided whether or not to veto it. what it does is that it -- to that happens to be way above the 8.25 minimum wage that's currently in place in the capitol. here's the problem. some could say it's walmart's bargaining chip. walmart had been planning on opening six new stories there which would have added 1800 jobs. now walmart is say it's going to put the brakes on three of the stores saying it would be too
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expensive if this bill goes through. >> of course there's two sides to every story, what is walmart saying about why it doesn't want to pay $13 an hour. >> first let me say -- workers -- this amounts to an increase in their salary of more than $4 an hour. some in the city council say a raise this size would make a huge difference to those on the lower end of the pay scale. they say given more buying power, it helps the dc economy. it's 8.3%. d.c. could use these jobs, the extra money as well. they could use all this badly. now walmart has its side. it believes it's being unnairly picked on, unfairly singled out because of its size, and says two of the main competitors, safeway and giant, are exempt from this law, because both of those companies have union toss negotiate wages. remember, walmart is not
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unionized. the retailers says the only way would be to raise prices which would hurt customers, so they're saying this opened a huge can of worms. if d.c. is dictate what walmart pays its workers, why wouldn't other cities do the same? some say why not change d.c.'s minimum wage, make it higher, instead of cherry-picking companies, but in the end, experts say they're likely to come to some sort of middle ground on this issue. >> alison kosik, thanks so much. in boston, please have another mob mystery on their hands. the man who was at one point going to testify against james "whitie" bulger has turned up dead. everyone wants to know if he was murdered. susan candiotti is tracking the story. >> good morning, organized crime, gruesome mob hits, all kinds of compelling testimony during the trial of whitie bulger, but it's what happened
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outside the courtroom that has -- >> a day after learn he was dropped from the prosecution witness list, he's found dead. a jogger discovering his body by the side of the road about 30 miles from his home. rakes mysterious death, a shock at the height of the trial of james "whitey" bulger. nicknamed stiffo was a regular at his trial. for years he contended bulger and his gang stole his south boston liquor store and took it over as a mob headquarters, and said it again last week. >> my liquor store was never for sail. >> reporter: during a nearly 20-year reign of terror, bulger ruled the streets of south boston. testimony shows he was an fbi informant, working with a corrupt fbi agent. a 32-count indictment against him includes 19 murders.
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one of those murders was stephen davis' sister. he last saw rakes tuesday after he was dropped from the government witness list. this seems like reflecting back to the late '70s, early '80s when people were getting killed, a rat, not going to testify, do this, bang, they wind up getting killed or disappears or something. >> reporter: investigators say there are no signs of obvious trauma in his death. some have reported suicide. davis isn't buying it. is there any way this could be suicide? >> 110% no. >> reporter: with no obvious trauma, investigators are now waiting for toxicology results to help explain what happened to a man whose 30-year dream of testifying against whitey bulger was cut short by prosecutors just before he died. carol? >> susan candiotti reporting. for three days they camped
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joining us. it's:30 past the hour, a massachusetts state police sergeant is suspended for one day and could possibly face more punishment, after he released these new photos of the capture of we're leaked to a boston magazine in response to the controversial "rolling stone" magazine cover. and there's new video of the deadly building collapse in philadelphia last month. oh, you can see the wall come crashing down on the right side of your korean. then you see the people running away from the dust and debris. the images were captured on a philadelphia city bus. six people were killed in that building collapse. 13 others injured. trayvon martin's mom was not in the courtroom when the not guilty verdict came down. she said she didn't thing she would be able to control her emotions. now she's speaking out about the
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acquittal. they sat down with anderson cooper. >> it came as a complete shock for me, and the reason i is a that is because i thought for sure the jury looked at trayvon as an average teenager that was minding his own business, that wasn't committing any crimes, that was coming home from the store, and we are feet away from where he was actually going. >> trayvon martin's parents say they aren't sure whether they plan to bring a civil suit. protesters camped out for three days in florida. [ chanting ] >> okay. so rick sko scott is the governor of florida, and they
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wanted a special session of the legislature to repeal the stand your ground law. well, the governor finally, finally met with protesters last night, but john zarrella is in miami, so there is a but attached to this story. >> reporter: there really is, carol. you know, it's somewhat of a surprise that the governor actually met with them. we were saying it was questionable whether he would sit down with them, but he did late last night of course they wanted a special session to hopefully in their opinion for a repeal of the stand your ground, but the governor told them last night that's not going to happen. >> i'm not going to call a special session. i don't believe right now that stand your ground tube changed, but i appreciate your -- >> reporter: the governor had been saying right along after the shooting, he impaneled a 19-member task force to go around the state of florida, get
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pins from the people of florida, to whether they felt it should be repealed or at least looked at, amended. what came back to him from the task force was that he said it should replain in place the way under the circumstances. they protesters have been camping out for days, did they clear out? >> nope. right now, because they didn't get what they want, the plan is they're going to stay there as long as they can. they got their meeting with the governor. i doubt they'll get a second meeting, so what they do after this, certainly hard to say, but now the plan is to stay put in tallahassee. >> john zarrello, thank you. this weekend we're going to follow up on the rallies on cnn. "new day" will reporting on them 6:00 a.m. eastern time. coming up in the "cnn
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actress leah remini is best known for her role on the sitcom "king of queens." you may not know she was a scientologist for more than 30 years, and she recently left the church after sounding off about fellow scientologist tom cruise. now leah's sister is talking about the split. we have -- kind of a sordid tale. >> an interesting story.
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leah remini announced earlier this monies she's. since parting ways, she's keeping a low profile, but her sister has been speaking out. >> that is going to set us back in the bedroom tv star turned talk show host leah remini has never been one to mince words, but she's been uncharacteristically quiet ever inns leaving the church of scientology. now her sister nicole is speaking out about the headline-making split and how she says the church is fighting back. >> we have been involved in scientology for 30, 35 years of our lives, and it's a circle of friends that my mother has, my sister has, they literally have pulled in these people and told them they had to choose between a relationship with my sister and my mother or the church.
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i'm going to tell you, these people chose the church. >> in an interview with my talk radio in minneapolis/st. paul, nicole said her sister's problems started at tom cruise and katy holmes wedding when she asked the head of the church of the whereabouts of his wife shelly. >> that's part of the reason that leah started questioning things. so like where's his wife? >> according to nicole, that question led to others, and ultimately led to leah leaving scientology. you're keeping your morals and integrity, but then you have the audacity to tell them you have to betray your own integrity and go with us or you're out, too? >> leah remini has only released this cryptic statement saying i wish to share niacin seer and heartfelt precious for the overwhelming positive responsive received. the church of scientology provided a statement to cnn that says in part the church respects the privacy of parishioners, we
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do not believe an individual ace private spiritual matters should be exploited for personal gain. also in the statement to cnn, the church of scientology says mrs. salve itch is doing fine, saying as for the specific allegations regarding shelly, they are insulting and offensive. she continues her work in the church has she always has. carol? >> pamela brown reporting live for us this morning. thank you. we now know who leaked the details about j.k. rowelling's alter ego. her secrecret reveal, just ahea. i'm the next american success story. working for a company where over seventy-five percent of store management started as hourly associates. there's opportunity here. i can use walmart's education benefits to get a degree, maybe work in it, or be an engineer, helping walmart conserve energy. even
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people, the pensioners, people currently working for the city, and retired. they're telling me they are scared. they're scared their health care benefits are going to be cut. they're scared their pensions are going to be cut. is there any way to exit bankruptcy without concessions from them? >> we do have roughly 9700 employees and 19,700 retires, who deserve state of the art current 21st century services. nothing is going to change for the rest of this we will go through this process. we have no plans. >> they're worried about their retirement. >> let's talk about. we're looking at the unfunded portions. we only have two retirement plans. we're looking at the under funded portion. that would be part of a dialogue to determine what that is.
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we're looking -- with regard to health care, unlike some other communities that were in dire strai straits, we have not decided to take away health care. we're trying to provide some form of health care. >> reporter: but is it likely there will have to be some sort of concessions made? >> there will have to be some concessions. that's just the reality. >> reporter: there having multiple reports you had conversation with the president or senior star, reports that you talked to valerie jarrett. did you talk about a potential bailout with detroit? >> no, i did not talk to the president, i did not talk to the white house. >> reporter: did you have discussions with them about any alternatives? >> no, no substantive discussions about alternatives. >> reporter: in terms of what could happen in the city that's on the fringe, would you have liked to see the federal government step in, maybe a partial bailout? gm got one, chrysler got one. >> the reality is these problems have been a long time in making, over 60 years, more acutely in
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time to check our top stories. we thought the addition to the royal family was due last saturday, but kate has still not delivered. that baby is now a royal frustration. britain's newspaper reports that the baby may actually be due today, though. as the world's media camps out at st. mary's, the "telegraph" says if the duchess goes into labor at her parents' home, she could go to -- she's been
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staying there to avoid the london heat. wesley snipes, once free, will have one year of supervised probation. he was released from prison back in april. he was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of tax evasion. comic-con under way in san diego. people dressed up in tons of characters, it also feature movie memorabilia action but mostly people go there to see the crazy costumes. it's fun. j.k. rowling is reportedly very angry that a law firm exposed her as the true author of a new crime detective book. she wrote it under a fake name. now a british law firm admits that one lawyer leaked the secret to his wife's best friend. guess what? she tweeted the news to a newspaper columnist.
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the law firm says this was not a marketing ploy or publicity stunt. it is the tv movie that took the internet by storm or perhaps you should sigh by sharknado. >> first time in a chopper? >> yes. >> scared? >> oh, no. >> well, maybe she should be, because there are sharks swirling out there. you have to love a movie that embraces absolute implausibility. lori seggal got a chance to sit down with the screenwriter. i can't wait to hear what she has to say. >> it was definitely interesting, you think about sharks in a tornado, this movie took the internet by storm. there were 5,000 tweets per minute, more than with "game of throne." i talked to thunder levine. he -- >> i think we're into a new era
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where social media will become even more important and possibly even interactive with our entertainment. >> do you think twitter is a game changer when it comes to viewing a film. >> it's certainly tarding to look that way from this. i'm sure sci-fi network contemplated a sharknado 2 until all this happened. >> it might take place here in new york city, so that's a fun one, carol. >> i'm just laughing at that scene. c'mon, show us more. this movie is just -- well, it's kind of stupid, but entertaining at the same time. >> it's -- i've heard it's so bad that it's actually good, right? this is why everybody on the internet was just going crazy for it. i'm excited to potential host "shark nado 2" here in. i want to play thunder's favorite scene. prepare yourself for this. take a look. >> okay. >> i think it has to be the
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finale, where the character is engulfed by the shark, goes right down hess throat, and then chain saws his way out. that was something i was protective of. there was some paetschback, and i said i. it's called sharknado, you can't go too far. finches there it is. wee seal what happens if it appears in new york city, carol. >> that was ridiculous. [ laughter ] >> it is. it is so ridiculous that people absolutely loved it. the internet went crazy for it. >> sorry for all the blood we showed you, but c'mon it was ridiculous. i needed a laugh like that this morning. so i want to -- thanks, lori. the arizona diamondbacks
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i'm in for ashleigh banfield in the newsroom. it was cooking oil stored in a contaminated container that caused the death of 23 school children in india. authorities said today they have evidence the cooking oil used to prewas stored in ankaer previously used to store pesticides or insect crieds. that's the -- right now on capitol hill. it comes in the wake of reports of thousands of men and women in the armed services being victims of sexual attacks. today's hearing is focusing on safety, care and treatment for victims. and the city of detroit has filed for bankruptcy, making it the largest city in u.s. history to do so. michigan's governor will join us live to talk about that this hour. the director of the nsa says the government has solid proof inat terrorists are using the