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to the clothes he's wearing. that's it for "your money." we're back on sundays at 3:00. have a great weekend. hello, everyone. i'm fredericka whit field. in the cnn newsroom, the british press is reporting a new conspiracy claim in the death of princess diana and investigating claims that the military was involved. an out of control fire in idaho is threatening thousands of people. authorities are telling them to get their stuff and get out now before it's too late. san diego mayor bob filner faces a growing number of sexual harassment claims and now a recall effort. we'll tell you his what his opponents plan to do to force him out of office.
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we start in london where claims of a conspiracy in the death of princess diana are gripping the world. police have stayed tight lipped only saying we're looking in to new information. but does that new information include a plot possibly involving the british military? we're following the case from london. >> reporter: the metropolitan police are assessing the information's relevance and credibility and still not saying what this new information is. however, the british media including a newspaper called "the sunday people" is reporting that the new information includes a claim that the british military was involved in the deaths of princess diana and dodi al fayid and reporting they had access to a seven-page handwritten letter from the family of a sniper who's yet to be named. the letter written following the breakdown of his marriage to their daughter, alleges that he boasted the his wife that the elite british sas unit was
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behind the deaths. the police in london launched a two-year investigation which examined the various conspiracy theories surrounding the princess's death, inquiry of "operate pageant" concluded that he and dodi died because did driver was drunk and going too fast. in response to the late ex-development, the police said they're scoping the claims but have not reopened the pa jept investigation. the police has also highlighted the outcome of the inquest which concluded in 2008 that the crash was the result of gross negligence on the part of the driver and the paparazzi. cnn, london. princess diana's son harry is carrying on his mother's work. the prince walked through the same dangerous grounds. he went to get a firsthand look at mine clearing operations run by the halo trust, a charity
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that is working to get rid of every land mine in that country. and tomorrow morning, on "new day," prince harry's brother william opens up about fatherhood and the british throne. it is his first official interview with us since the birth of his son george. the prince sat down with our max foster part of a one-hour special airing in september. a portion of the interview will be monday on "new day" 8:00 a.m. eastern time. central idaho now. thousands of people are told to get out of the path of a fast-growing wildfire. evacuation orders covering 2,200 homes in 6 counties. paul, just how quickly is this fire growing? >> some good news here. it slowed down a little bit, burned 8,000 acres overnight and great news and it was burning at such a rapid clip and quickly exceeded 100,000 acres and in talking to firefighters on the ground there, they say some 200
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homes which had been evacuated may be open tomorrow morning with residents being able to return if the conditions are favorable. nevertheless, out west, we have 39 major wildfires. the heaviest concentration in idaho with nine huge fires right now and the biggest of all of them this beaver creek fire or as i should say the most rapidly expanding fire is beaver creek. one bit of good news as some of the other fires in idaho have sort of been ramping down and getting more containment, the assets have been shifted to the beaver creek fire in the sun valley area and talk about assets. we have more than 1,200 firefighters on the ground at the beaver creek fire. we have 11 helicopters in the air. some 88 engines and some 20 water takers and we have some snow blowers. the sun valley ski resort using the blowers as water cannons to
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sort of set up a wet protection. fire not close to the resort yet but soaking the ground around it just in case something dastardly happens in that area. fredericka? >> sun valley folks feel like that's a smart strategy and tried it before? >> well, they have gone ahead and done it before and of course they think it's a smart strategy because the blowers are powerful. putting white powder on the slopes, imagine the amount of water on the ground. not near the resorts yet, but certainly, they want to protect the lifts and the lodges and the rest of the buildings in the area. >> all right. the best to them. appreciate it. so the weather isn't helping the fire fighting efforts in idaho. we have a look at the conditions in the area. >> fredericka, looks like we are still watching the critical area for fires and you can see for yourself. we have red flag warnings in place across idaho. in fact, five multiple fires burning there and going through today, we are expecting wind
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gusts up to 25 miles per hour. we're also going to see single digit relative humidity values. we like moisture out there but the reality is we're still talking about hot temperatures and really overall dry conditions. now, as we go through monday, we have a 10% chance of rainfall and on tuesday, notice that climb. you're thinking that sounds great and the problem is see if we get the dry thunderstorms and the lightning out there. those could spark additional wildfires in the region. this is certainly an area that we need to watch. now, we continue to follow the flooding across parts of the southeast. looking for some of these totals that we are talking about. these are incredible. this is the surplus. for atlanta, we have had more than ten inches above average since june until now. for ft. lauderdale, more than that. 11 inches. imagine if you're going down there for vacation and that's all you see is rain. more of that rain is on the way, fredericka. three to six inches in the florida hand pand l. southern parts of georgia and
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south carolina with two to four inches of rainfall. the ground is already saturated and why we have many of the flood watches in place and flood warnings, continuing through today and the problem is, fredericka, it gets worse. we're talking the stationary front not going anywhere any time soon. it ee's pesky and more rain and through thursday, we are talking several more inches of rainfall. fredericka? >> that's terrible. thanks so much, jennifer. all right. the floods in the florida panhandle made quite a mess as you would expect. still cleaning up and trying to open the roads there and a pretty similar story up the coast in north carolina. this is from the wilmington area overnight and many roads there were under a couple of feet of water as jennifer delgado just mentioned, the wet conditions are expected to hang around for a few more days. a 4-year-old girl in the middle of a legal tug of war. her father wants her but the u.s. supreme court says she belongs to the family that
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adopted her. who should get custody of veronica? and 16 women say san diego mayor bob filner sexually harassed them. now a recall effort under way to force him out of office. we'll talk to two people leading that recall. are you sure we should take this billboard down? people find out state farm does car loans as well as they do insurance, our bank is through. good point. grab an edge. look there's two guys on the state farm borrow better banking sign. nope for real there's two dudes on the state farm borrow better banking sign. [ reporter ] breaking news from the state farm borrow better banking sign... we're seeing two men that have climbed the borrow better banking sign gentlemen please get down from the state farm borrow better banking sign. phil get the hose. okay he's getting the hose. alright, let's go. [ male announcer ] talk to a state farm agent about car loans that can save you hundreds. that's borrowing better.
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the effort to recall san diego mayor bob filner is
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officially on. people who want to see him kicked out of office are starting to gather signatures on a petition calling for a recall election. filner is facing sexual harassment allegations of 16 different women under city law, recall supporter vs to get more than 101,000 registered voters to sign the petition. joining me now from san diego, april bowling who is treasurer for the filner recall effort. and rachel lang, spokeswoman for the filner recall effort. all right. good to see both of you. rachel, you first. you call this recall effort an epic logistical feat but you say the biggest challenge is really making sure people have a chance to sign the petition. tell me what you're goidoing to make that happen. >> we have an army of volunteers of 1,100 people promising to take the petitions and circulate them among their friends and get them back to us. that's -- it's all voluntary effort right now. >> and so, april, how confident
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are you all at this point that you're going to get the kind of support that you want in order to have this mayor recalled? >> i'm confident that there are far more 101,000 people out there who would like to sign the petition. and our logistic problem is to get a piece of paper in front of them and then back from them but the support is absolutely there. it's almost unbelievable the number of people who want this to happen. >> and so, april, you signatures, then what? >> the signatures have to be turned in to the city clerk, verified. they determine whether or not we have enough good signatures. if not, we have additional time. in the end, once we have enough valid signatures and this will go to a recall election. >> and then, rachel, apparently history has it that six mayoral recalls have been attempted in your city. but every time apparently there wasn't enough signatures in
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order to make it happen. what do you suppose makes it different this go around? >> well, the widespread knowledge of the mayor's behavior, women are so angry. men are angry. nobody want this is guy in charge anymore. they know about it. they're aware. >> and that, though, the mayor admitted that he acted inappropriately. then said he was voluntarily going to seek some therapy. it lasted a week as in-patient and then he says he followed up a week outpatient. april, in your view, was that appropriate enough? >> no. absolutely not. the very fact that he admitted he has that problem, it is clear he should not be mayor, should not be in a position of power because he use that is power to take advantage of women and that's why it's such a visceral level so many people are angry. it is because he's using the power of his position to take advantage of women.
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two sets of parents are in a heart wrenching struggle over 3-year-old little girl. ve ran ka's fight has gone all the way to the u.s. supreme court but it still rages on. veronica was adopted by a family called the capobianco's but when
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he was 2, her father, dusten brown got custody. this summer, a u.s. supreme court ruling sided with the capobianco's but they don't have veronica back. they entered a mediation agreement but that remains sealed. so we still don't know where veronica will go. i'm joined by attorneys m ivory and tonya miller. good to see you. >> good to be here. >> the u.s. supreme court said the child belongs with the adoptive parents but they're fighting and now a lower court. how can this be? >> we're dealing with two sets of laws and the father, the biological father invoked an indian law that supercedes the state law so at that precise moment in time he went and took custody, physical custody of the child and even though how the supreme court doesn't agree and the state courts don't, he has the physical custody of the
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child haand that's what that mediation is all about. i'm a little bit concerned about the biological father because, of course, he gave up his rights in the first place and now sort of come back and gotten the support of the indian nation more because i think it's about cultural identity than it really is necessarily the best interest of the child. >> what's the mediation agreement mean? i mean, who should feel most hopeful about this? >> it's interesting. we are not sure exactly what it means because as mo alluded to, the oklahoma judge sealed the mediation order. we don't know what it says. there had been reports, however, the father has gone to the family and has proposed several shared custody arrangements. he has the child during the year. they have the child in the summer. et cetera. and the family rejected every single shared custody proposal that this father has made. >> somewhere along the line there has to be a maybe
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psychological evaluation of this little child. >> sure. >> granted, two years with the family. a year and a some change with mr. brown. but it would seem as though someone would have to evaluate when's in the best interest of the child. >> sure. >> the adjustment of the child. is it too early to make that kind of evaluation? >> no. but the family, i really have more compassionate sort of. i have compassion for both but their adoption went through. i can understand why they don't want to have a shared custody arrangement. if i adopt a child and raise them for two years, i'm not ready to start -- i don't know the condition of the family is in the indian family, how the child will be raised, if the father -- this is a father that gave up all of his parental rights in the beginning. >> stuff happens. >> right. >> sometimes people make a decision and second guess themselves later. you hear it all the times. perhaps a biological parent gives up the child for adoption and then have a change of heart. why would that be disputed if
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the biological parent says, you know what? i do want to now care for my child. i made a decision a while back but, you know, the child is blood and i really would like to start over. >> her's the thing. this analysis really has to start with not what the family wants and with what the father wants but at this point in time with what's in the best interest of the child. is it in the best interest of the child at this point to remove her from her biological father who by the way disputes that he ever relinquished his parental rights and by the way the supreme court in south carolina said was a fit father. was a loving father. who had -- he had no other basis to take this child away from the father and why the supreme court gave the custody to the father in the first place in south carolina so we are at a point now where both parent who is love this child want to have this child and we need someone to decide by looking at the child, doing a psych e vval,
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whatever the case may be, when's in the best interest of the child? >> what about a father that flip flops back and forth about whether or not he wants to be a parent? >> i'm not going to resolve that one. you got me thinking. this is what they consider. >> right, absolutely. >> because it really doesn't seem that cut and dry, clearly. it's not. we would have had a different resolution. let's talk about another big fight with a judge in tennessee changing a baby's name from messiah to martin. mom and dad went to court because they couldn't agree on a last name but the judge made them change the first name. listen. >> the word messiah is a title and it's a title that has only been earned by one person and that one person is jesus christ. >> everybody believes what they want. so i think i should be able to
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name my child what i want to name him. i don't think a judge could change my baby's name because of her religious beliefs. >> now the mom is appealing the decision. all right, mo, this is very interesting. very unique. on what grounds can a judge say, i'm going to rename your child, even if the judge has personal feelings about a child's name? >> not on those grounds. this judge is clearly -- >> on some grounds? >> on some grounds, if it's the right grounds. if it -- i believe that this judge made a huge mistake and will be overturned because the judge is basing her religious belief, only one person earned that title. whether you agree with that or not, the basis is whether it infringes on other people to have a child named that way and there are a lot of cases that show if a child is named, forever, rejoice and christ the king is the last name, then every time called out in class it would be christ rejoice the king and could be offensive to kids in the class not of that
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religion or don't have the same beliefs. >> interesting. >> yeah. so the basis is more does it infringe on other people's rights than mine as a judge's opinion. >> but interesting choice of words. you said for the right reasons. this judge is going to argue for the right reasons i am changing this child's name, tanya. >> that's absolutely ridiculous. it is laughable that a judge who is charged with enforcing the law, charged with protecting individual liberties will mock the family because of her beliefs. >> what's the recourse? >> appeal the decision. they're -- i think they have done that. they have appealed this decision and it's going to be overturned. just a matter of time and i think this judge is going to be brought up on some ethics charges, questioning her fitness and whether or not she violated the ethical duties with a personal religious beliefs on
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litigants in front of her. >> please stop naming your children these ridiculous names because that's what it is about. a side from the legal argument. >> that's ridiculous. >> ridiculous, i mean, when you can't get a job because your name is something that throws people off a little bit or doesn't allow you to go out in to what a world that judges you before you walk in to the room. i think that we have taken this whole name cat lack lexus all of these kinds of name that is have become common place and for me what made me think about this story, why does the kid have to be named messiah? i think we have gone a little bit -- >> it's a -- >> choice of the parents. >> it is. and then you're putting -- you're making that choice to affect your child's life for the long run. >> all right. well, it sparked dialogue, hasn't it? >> mo, tanya, good to see you both. >> thank you. next, police in london taking new information about the death of princess diana very seriously.
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every day, more people connect face to face on the iphone than any other phone. i miss you. all right. welcome back. i'm fredericka whitfield. thank you for joining us. let's take a look at the top stories right now. new information in princess diana's death has caught the eye of british police.
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they have not given any details about it but it could revolve around conspiracy claims that her death was not an accident. british newspaper "the sunday people" reports it saw a letter from the in-laws of a former soldier who apparently said the british military was involved in her death. penn state university has settled the first lawsuit by a victim of convicted sex abuser sandus sandusky. the term could last 60 years. the man known as victim 5 was among 8 young men who testified at the trial. the trial says the settlement terms are confidential but the compensation was, quote, fair and adequate. president obama is enjoying the last few hours of vacation on martha's vineyard. hoechbs the links. yesterday he played a round of golf with comedian larry david.
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the president returns to washington tonight. tomorrow, south african olympic printer oscar pistorius will be indicted. he's charged with murdering his girlfriend who would have turned 30 on monday. as cnn's robyn curnow reports, both sides are bracing for a long trial in a case that captured the attention of the world. >> hi, i'm reva. >> reporter: she was one of south africa's top models and on monday she would have turned 30. >> here it comes. >> reporter: august 19th, instead marked by a return of court for her boyfriend oscar pistorius. the second appearance since being granted bail in february. the olympic star is charged with the premeditated murder. he said it was a tragic mistake. he heard noises and thought she was an intruder. the state says it was intentional.
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and after a two-month delay, the prosecution says the investigation is finished and their indictment is ready. so now on monday we start to get an indication of which of those initial allegations they have now managed or feel that they have managed to back up with evidence. >> reporter: also, on monday, a trial date is expected to be set. a family spokesperson tells cnn the defense is preparing for a long trial full of more postponements. >> similar sorts of cases have taken as long as two years, three years in order to get from the beginning of the trial to sentencing, for example. and over a year to get to a conviction stage. >> reporter: a trial that the family of reva said they will not attend. robyn curnow, cnn. next, more than a billion u.s. dlollars and a crountry in crisis. how should the obama administration handle egypt? [ male announcer ] imagine this cute blob is metamucil.
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the violence in egypt isn't just in the streets. today at a prison in cairo, members of the muslim brotherhood started to riot. state media says 36 were killed in the attempted breakout. today on the streets of cairo, there were several peaceful marches. the protests followed days of violent clashes. dozens of christian churches have also come under attack. hundreds of people have been killed. joining us now from brooklyn, massachusetts, former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. bill richardson. good to see you, mr. ambassador. >> thank you. >> so the u.n. secretary-general has strongly condemned the attacks on churches and he's appealing to authorities to revive the political protesz
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immediately. so what would be the best way to do that? >> well, it's reaching unacceptable levels of violence, a civil war is near. i think the obama administration has been correct in its policy but i think we're coming very close, fredericka, to saying to the generals, we're going to cut off $1.3 billion in military assistance unless there's a change. >> when you say corrected policy, you mean correct that the white house is not used the word coup and time to change that language? >> no. i would stay away from the language. >> why? >> i would continue the diplomatic efforts. i would also get our allies, some arab allies playing footsy with the egyptian military, telling them, you know, continue some of these things. i think we have to get our allies on a path to saying to the generals, you cannot continue this murderous route. you have to have some kind of a
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political dialogue. >> do you mean -- sorry. go ahead. >> well, some of arab allies, the saudis -- >> like saudi arabia? >> yeah, yeah. and, you know, and israel, too. israel wants stability there. look. egypt is important to us because they permit our war planes to come in unaffected. access to the suez canal. help us with terrorism. peace treaty with israel. we got to be careful here but at the same time we can't let them continue brutalizing some of the opposition there, the muz lick brotherhood. there has to be some kind of a political dialogue. we should continue pushing for that but use the remaining leverage that we have. also, american tourism. american investment. diplomatic efforts in the region. get other countries in the arab world and europe, europe is helping us. the eu. >> is leverage also in the form
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of the u.s., perhaps -- because "the washington post" is reporting the u.s., at least the white house is considering whether to stop next month's deployment or shipment of u.s.-made apache helicopters s. that leverage if the u.s. were to say we're no longer going to send you the helicopters or the kind of supplies that you need to do repairs on the existing apaches that you have? >> that is leverage. we have already said we'll hold off on the f-16s, four of them. we're canceling the military exercises which are symbolic of a partnership. the egyptian military does recognize that it's -- there is value in the relationship with the united states. they haven't, however, been listening to us. so we have to get their attention. real substantial budget support that goes to the military, apart from weapons, like the helicopters, calibrate that assistance and i think those are the next steps and i think the
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administration has some tools in their quiver to do that. but the level of violence is unacceptable. eventually we'll have to stand for the end of the violence, for democracy, for human rights, for rule of law, for transparency and the situation is not getting any better. >> some u.s. lawmakers took to the sunday talk show air waves today saying that the u.s. lost credibility and unable to get the attention of egypt in large part because of that. do you agree or if not why not? >> no. we haven't lost credibility. we have stood on the side of democracy. we were for the elections there, the muslim brotherhood screwed things up, fredericka. they weren't inclusive. they packed the courts. they were undemocratic. a change took place. most of the people in egypt supported that change but what needs to happen is the military should assume its traditional
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role of being an arbitor of some kind of democracy. the rule of law, elections, instead of going after the opposition and instead of these brutal killings and we're the only country perhaps with a few other that is have the leverage to make them change but let's keep some arsenals in the quiver and we have that with the $1.3 billion in military assistance. again, i mentioned tourism. the egyptian economy's in terrible shape. but we have to get our arab a y allies on the same page. the european union has been helpful. but make that happen stronger. maybe get the united nations security council to get involved, although i'm not sure the russians or chinese would help us in the security council as much as they should. but diplomacy, diplomacy, diplomacy. leverage through military assistance. but don't do it all without getting something in return. >> and discussions like this might be driving the
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conversations. this week from the white house and beyond. and it just may even drive some conversations on cross fire which, as you know, will be making a reappearance on cnn next month. do you recall that day right there, february 2003 when you were on "crossfire"? what are your memories of it? >> well, i used to enjoy that show. i was asked to be part of it quite a bit. i enjoyed it. in fact, newt gingrich, who was the republican on the show, kind of said he wants me to come on so i look forward to it. i think it's a great show. >> isn't it funny? >> i was sorry you guys canceled it but i think it's good to that you're bringing it become. >> isn't it like a mirror image? you look the same. how did you do that? >> that's not true. you're very generous. >> it's been ten years! . all right. >> i owe you one. i owe you one. thank you. >> all right, ambassador bill richardson, good to see you. pleasure talking to you.
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of course, as we mentioned, just a reminder, "cross dls fire" is back starting next month. mark your kalcalendars. to whet your appetite a bit, there's more here. in fact, with newt going witch with a "crossfire" classic. >> one of the great virtues is that it introduces new names, new people, new stars. gives you a chance to measure folks you have never heard of before. and here from 15 years is an example of just that. a brand new paul ryan elected but not yet even sworn in describing what he believes in, what philosophy he follows. and i must say, i don't think he's aged a day. take a look at it and you decide. >> is your philosophy that you should vote the way your constituents want because it is a democracy or is your philosophy that you vote what you truly believe and if your
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>> hey, friends. we sat down with bob barker in los angeles for a special red chair interview and he confirmed to us that he did his very own fight scene with adam sandler in 1996 for the movie "happy gilmore" and he's really proud of that and tells us about giving up "the price is right" and his time in the navy. he have pictures and he was a young, handsome man. he still is. ladies love bob barker. check out what he had to say in the red chair interview. >> i did beat up happy gill mar. i crushed him. after i'd finally finished him off, and he was obviously out, i said, now you've had enough, bitch. ♪ i never taped a "price right."
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i'm going to do that spay and neuter plug at the end of every show as long as i'm the host of "the price is right." i said, drew, you're my man. that's great news to me. i was a fighter pilot in the navy during the war of 1812. actually, it was world war ii. every man in the country wanted to be in the service. i was a freshman in college at the time that pearl harbor was attacked and one day i was looking at a magazine and here was a full color page and it was a young naval aviator wearing his whites and i thought, if i'm going to war, i want to go war looking like that guy. and i went down that day and to the post office and joined the navy as a naval aviation cadet. i had never been up in an airplane. i had certainly not thought about what was involved in landing one on a carrier. and i'd never even seen the
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ocean. but i loved that picture. i thought that's what i want to do. so i became a naval officer eventually. i'm a total abolitionist. i'd like to see all animal testing ended. my wife brought animal rights to my attention. i never thought about the cruelty to animals in the production of fur in factory farming and i stopped wearing my leather jackets and i, too, became a vegetarian. i felt compelled to try to do what i could to help them. and i've been doing that ever since. every place i speak, any time i have the opportunity, if i'm a guest on a show, whatever, i've got say, help control the pet population. have your pets spayed or neutered! >> thank you, bob barker, for coming on down. all right. a hotel's trash can be a
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homeless charity's treasure if the cnn hero gets involved. thanks to one man's a-ha moment, tons of stuff that would have ended up in chicago landfills is helping thousands of people live better. >> house keeping. >> on a day-to-day basis, tons of items are thrown away. it's shocking to understand how much hotels have in excess. i was doing a lot of volunteering and i saw how desperately in need people were for all those types of things. i thought to myself, i could be that connection, that match maker. my name is judson kinnucan. i collect donations around chicago. we did a multitude of different items donated and whatever charities need, we can get them those items. full barrel of shampoo, conditioner, location for you. hygiene is 365 in need every single day of the year.
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a lot of great stuff in here. we partner with over 40 hotels, dozens of companies. fantastic. that's just a lot of showers right there. they'll love that. the excess of corporations is great because there is always an overage for a damaged product think's a double impact. we are environmentally responsible and people in chicago are benefiting from this. >> how many of these can you use? >> two or three if you have them. >> men and women struggling with issues of poverty. they have as much personal anity and anything to look and feel good is important. >> it's a simple concept but it's very labor intensive. this thing is full. but it's fun for me. when this is empty, give me a call. come pick it up and get you another one. if i improve people's lives, it is a double bonus. ♪
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welill bob filner show up f work tomorrow? that's where we start the look at the week ahead. organizers are hoping to collect nearly 102,000 signatures needed to boot bob filner out of office. 16 women publicly accused him of sexual harassment, the latest a 67-year-old great grandmother. also on monday, blade runner oscar pistorius will be in court formally charged with premeditated murder in a painfully ironic twist, monday would have his girlfriend's 30th birthday. he admits shooting her to death and says it was an accident. on wednesday, george
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zimmerman's wife is due in trial accused of lying under oath whether she could afford the legal fees in a bond hearing in april. on thursday, nasa plans another live look at a spacewalk like this one. two cosmonauts rigging cables outside the international space station, they're ready to install a science lab to replace a 12-year-old docking compartment. here on earth, existing home sales have been up this summer but are people also buying new houses? we'll find out friday when we get the new home sales numbers. [ male announcer ] it's the adt back to school savings event.
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adt. always there. offer ends soon. all right. that's going to do it for this hour. the next hour begins now with pamela brown in new york. hi, pamela. >> hi there. i'll take it from here. thank you so much. i am pamela brown filling in for don lemon on this sunday. we start in idaho where a massive wildfire is forcing thousands of families to pack up and leave their homes. we have photos right here. take a look. of the huge wildfire there. this is from ireporter john koth in haley, idaho. there's huge clouds of smoke yet again today. 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze and as we mentioned more than 1,000 firefighters there, they have a lot to contend with. evacuation orders cover 2,200 homes and 6 communities. snow-making guns were