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he did make his point to his supporters out there. we'll have much more coverage on this throughout the day, later in the day, back in "the situation room," i'll be back 5:00 p.m. eastern. i'm wolf blitzer. reporting today from new york. newsroom right now continues with brooke baldwin. wolf, thank you very much. i'm brooke baldwin. want to continue where wolf left off with breaking news, chilling new video of the navy yard shooter. you see him moments before he killed those 12 people. so i just want to pause as we all sit and watch this video just released by the fbi of 34-year-old aaron alexis. you see him clutching his sawed-off shotgun, looking for victims at the navy yard. here he was.
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>> it is chilling. it is erie to watch. just released by the fbi. they released it in silence. we wanted to present it to you as the fbi presented it to the members of the media. mike brooks sitting alongside me. we were in washington, d.c. covering the story. worked at metropolitan pd, with the fbi. but the first thing we have noticed and we see it here, this is a shotgun. we confirm it was a sawed off. the reason one would saw one off is in order to conceal it. >> this is a remington 870
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shotgun. he sawed off about this much of the barrel. he sawed off, i would say, over a foot of the stock. and he wrapped some purplish-blue tape around it. i heard from my sources who were some of the ones who confronted him in the final shootout, the gun was sawed off. you know, you see him walking through the hallway here, but the fbi said he was just walking through indiscriminate targets. he was not targeting anyone they found through the electronic searches of his computer, his hotel room. we see him moving through the hallway. my sources say we see him moving down the steps, he started off on one floor. >> four floors total, 197. that's the way we're talking ub, the way in which you see him move. as you pointed out, this is from the fbi just now that again, they're reiterating he acted alone and was not targeting specific people when he went on this rampage inside this
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building. you notice he just goes from floor to floor. he's in the stair wel. no rhyme or reason. >> just quick peeks around the walls. you know what else is ironic? he's got his badge around his neck. he's got his valid contractor's i.d. on his badge. we see him walking through with the sawed-off shotgun. we also found he had bought 24 shotgun rounds. it looked like believe a buck shot he was using as he was going through there. we also heard he had taken a baretta. we believe the baretta was taken from the security officer there at building 197, and they say that was also used. my sources were telling me, we were talking about in the initial phase, ar-15 rounds, they saw nothing. they saw no shell casings from a .223 that an ar-15 would use. >> they confirmed that in washington. in fact, he walked in, goes in the bathroom, has this bag, puts
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this sawed-off shotgun together and then he grabbed a glock from inside. >> we heard today it was a baretta. >> handgun. yes. also, too, look at the pictures. we see this car in the front. this is the tape as you see his prius. this is what he was driving, driving into the garage. they go point by point by point through this building. we also learned from the fbi today and have been reporting this before. there was an incident at rhode island the previous month, a run-in where he reported to police about, you know, what was it? it was electromagnetic waves, hearing voices. this is what we heard from sources, from his parents to the fbi today also revealed he was under the delusional believe he was being controlled by electromagnetic waves. >> he talked about the els waves. there were a number of etchings on his shotgun. one of the etchings on therapher side of the shotgun was my elf, my elf weapon. referring to those electronic
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waves. >> wow. >> i know. i heard some of this, but now we look at the shotgun. just watching him move through the hallway and talking to my sources who were there and some of those whom confronted him, talking about this, because we know that the first officer who was taken, he was shot on the third tlofloor, he word he was extricated by ncia police and other pd officers and that was also the third floor that we believe he came back down to when officers confronted him and killed him. >> let me jump on the issue of him clearly acting dilutionally doing this. we turned around from the sound, the fbi holding this news conference. we want to play this sound on the issue of his delutions. here's the fbi. >> at this point, i can confirm that there are multiple indicators that alexis held a dilutional believe that he was being controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency or
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e.l.f., electromagnetic waves. the etching of, quote, my elf weapon, close quote. on the left side of the receiver of the remington 870 shot gup is believed to reference these electromagnetic waves. in addition, a document received from the electronic media stated, quote, ultralow frequency attack is what i have been subject to for the last three months. and to be perfectly honest, that is what has driven me to this. close quote. >> i want to go straight to our justice correspondent, joe johns, who is there listening to the fbi as part of the news conference. talk to me more about what they were saying, about the etchings, about the delusions here of this 34-year-old shooter. >> right. fascinating stuff. i want to sort of give you a fuller sense, brooke, of all of
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the etchings that were on the gun. not only do you talk about my e.l.f. weapon. there were other things that said into the torment, not what y'all say. better off this way, which we reported, and my e.l.f. weapon. apparently electronic communications, meaning something on a phone, on a consumer computer, that the fbi recovered, gave them a fuller understanding of him saying ultra low frequency attack is what i have been subject to the last three months. you're looking now for a motive. apparently that is the motive. he believed he was being controlled by electromagnetic waves. of course, the navy uses that kind of thing. and there's been -- you can look it up on the internet. there's all sort of conspiracy theories about how or not electronic waves have been used to control people. the fbi also said they won't be holding other news conferences, but i think one of the things
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that stood out to me, brooke, is a concern about friendly fire. there were so many different police officers inside of the navy yard trying to take down this shooter, the question has arisen as to whether anybody got in the way of flying rounds coming from a law enforcement officer. the fbi said today they're not going to be able to figure that out, at least for the present. but they're still searching, obviously, for that information, brooke. >> okay, joe johns, thank you. again, 12 people killed, and the shooter killed last monday as well. there at the washington navy yard. joe johns, thank you. mike brooks, thank you. we'll see you at the top of next hour. meantime in washington, just about 24 hours after freshman senator ted cruz of texas vowed to talk until he couldn't stand anymore, cruz's marathon speech denouncing obama care is over. and the senate is voting to move ahead with legislation to prevent a government shutdown. the deadline is mere days away. cruz's talk athon was more
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symbolism than showstopping. it means nothing in terms of this legislation. we'll get to that in a minute. what it did do is this. provide more than 21 hours of raw meat for tea party republicans who sent this ted cruz to washington and who detest, absolutely abhor, the health care law. cruz also detoured into everything from dr. seuss to duck dynasty. watch. >> i intend to speak in support of defunding obama care until i am no longer to stand. most americans could not give a flying flip about a bunch of politicians in washington. who cares? what the american people care about is their own lives. on a saturday or sunday morning when your dad's making pancakes it's cool when he can flip them, make them do a flip high in the air and catch them. i also will credit my father, he invented, not for the
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restaurant, but green eggs and ham. i don't believe there hasn't been a day on the senate floor the i haven't worn my argument boots. i'm not in my argument boots, and i'll confess, i really do feel embarrassed by that. some people dismiss, oh, single payer. this is designed to go there. you know, that's just crazy tin foil hat wearing stuff. you know, there's an old saying, just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you. if you will forgive me, i want to take an opportunity to read two bedtime stories to my girls. i do so like green eggs and ham. thank you, thank you, sam i am. note, folks in the gallery who just waved, i'm not sure if they have their -- they do have their electronics. if you tweet, it may end up here and i may have a chance to read it. i want to point out just a few words of wisdom from "duck
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dynasty." redneck rule number one. most things can be fixed can duct tape and extension cords. i will say standing here at 14 hours, standing on your own feet, there's sometimes some pain, some fatigue that is involved. but you know what? there's far more pain involved in rolling over. >> ted cruz, as for democrats in the u.s. senate, majority leader harry reid pretty much summed it up moments after cruz stopped talking. >> for lack of a better way of describing this, it has been a big waste of time. >> chief congressional correspondent dana bash live for us on capitol hill. just about this time yesterday when i feel like he had just begun and we were showing the live pictures. bring me up to speed in the last hour because there has been a vote in the senate, correct? >> there has been a vote in the senate, but it was meaningless. i mean, just a blunt way to put it because ted cruz, even after standing there for 21 hours and
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19 minutes, saying that a vote for cloture, the procedural vote they took, would be a vote in favor of obama care, voted for it, voted yes. they argue, he and his republican colleagues, the small group of them pushing this strategy, argued they didn't really mean it on this procedural vote, it's next procedural vote. if you're confused, that's exactly why republican leaders who want to get rid of obama care say this is the wrong strategy. communication wise, it's so hard to explain. but they're trying nonetheless, and they certainly have several hours to keep going. but he did speak for a very long time, and i was able to catch up with senator cruz, not even an hour after he left the floor, and i asked him, just asked him how it went. >> how do you feel standing there for so long? >> to be honest, i feel terrific. i feel energized that the american people had an opportunity, i hope, to engage in this debate and to have their voice heard. if senators listen to the
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american people, if republicans listen to the american people, if democrats listen to the american people, the senate will act to defund obama care because it's the biggest job killer in the country. >> but again, we should remind our viewers that most republicans, maybe all republicans in the senate, agree with him that they want to get rid of obama care, but they simply disagree on this strategy, which is to do it as part of a must-pass spending bill that keeps the government running, and the deadline on that is monday. one other point is it has exposed very deep fault lines between ted cruz and what he calls the young turk part of the party, and people like john mccain and some of his colleagues who have been here for a very long time. and john mccain went to the senate floor this morning and frankly ripped into ted cruz about one specific comment he made suggesting that people who are opposed to his strategy are appeasers like neville chamberlain was with adolf hitler in world war ii. listen to the response.
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>> amongst them were my father and grandfather. i do not agree with that comparison. i think it's wrong. and i think it's a disservice to those who stood up and shouted at the top of their lungs that we cannot appease and that we must act, and we did act. and it's a disservice to those who did act. >> not a happy john mccain, of course, the guy who called ted cruz and some of his colleagues whacko birds, which cruz now wears as a badge of honor. again, what this is doing, much to the chagrin of a lot of republicans, is exposing fault lines which is why they wanted to have a fight over obama care on different turf and in a different way, not on a procedural measure that is extremely hard to explain to the american people. but cruz says he's still hoping the grassroots, who he is really working up on twitter and elsewhere, will help him convince enough republicans to come his way. >> we will be diving deeper next
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hour. dana bash, thank you. and ted cruz, obama care and the possibility of the government shutdown, it feels like we have been here before. the mid-'90s, bill clinton was president. newt gingrich, speaker of the house, want you to watch what president clinton told cnn's piers morgan in the wake of all this. >> there is a sense that it's never been more dysfunctional, more divisive, more personally abusive. ted cruz, for all i know, is still banging on now, trying to good obama care defunded even when most of his party thinks he's crackers. what is the way you and -- >> once in a while, i'm extremely grateful for your british roots. i couldn't have said that with a straight face and pulled it off. that was great. >> happy to help, mr. president. you and newt gingrich eventually worked it out between you. how do you get things done in dysfunctional washington? >> we worked it out when he was trying to run me out of town.
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we were still working together. i knew it was a game to him. he thought, you know, as he once said to erskin bowles, the difference between us is we'll do whatever we can and you won't do that. you think there are things you shouldn't do. and once i realized what the deal was, i let him do whatever he could and then we did business on the side. and you're laughing, but that's really -- we reached an accommodation, but at the time, because they shut the government down twice, and because they wished to hold on to their jobs, the republicans, they wanted to maintain their majority, they believe they had to show up for work and get something done. this reapportionment has created a climate, particularly in the house of representatives, but also in some of the states where they are basically one-party
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states, where they believe that they don't have to get anything done. they just believe that they have to demonize the opposition and say whatever they're going to say. >> we will play more clips throughout the show including clinton's response to the responsibility of a chelsea clinton presidential run. chelsea clinton. you can watch piers' entire interview with president clinton tonight. coming up next, happening live, a concert promoter accused in michael jackson's death is telling the jury, quote, ugly stuff about jackson's life and his mother. we'll play that sound for you next. plus, have you heard? a high school football coach suspended his entire team, all 80 players. find out why. [ male announcer ] break the grip of back or arthritis pain
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say just moments ago is that katherine jackson didn't want to know the truth about her son. they said she closed her ears to it. listen. >> she closes her ears when she hears bad things about him. she doesn't want to believe he had a problem. and that is understandable. one cannot blame her for that. she's his mom. anyone who's ever known an addict can understand how that is. but she -- as a result, she closed her ears to the choices mr. jackson made. she closed her ears to the fact that mr. jackson overdosed. that he overdosed on a drug he chose. and that he had been repeatedly warned about, given to him by his own doctor. and now, mr. pannish needs you to close your ears to the simple
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truths of this case. the truth that it was michael jackson that chose dr. conrad murray. the truth that it was michael jackson who asked dr. conrad murray to join him on the tour. the truth that it was michael jackson who offered the $150,000 a month. the truth that it was michael jackson who brought dr. conrad murray from las vegas to los angeles. and the truth that it was michael jackson who demanded the propofol, a drug he called milk. all aeg live was going to do was advance the money for the salary mr. jackson was going to pay dr. murray if he went on tour to london like so many other people on the tour, and i told you that in opening statements. we've never run from that. that is true. that doesn't change any of the facts you learned in the five months since. mr. jackson was going to pay dr. murray ultimately as he was everything else on the tour.
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and aeg live never even advanced that money, ever. it never paid dr. murray anything, and that is because he was never hired by aeg live to go on tour. >> lawyers for jackson's family say that aeg live must share responsibility for michael jackson's death. and they're asking for $1 to possibly $2 billion for pain, for suffering, and for what they're arguing michael jackson would have made on that tour. jackson's lawyers blame aeg live who they say hired and supervised murray. murray was convicted of involuntary murder in jackson's propofol overdose death. the $1 billion question here, who hired dr. murray? is the defense here, are they convincing the jury that aeg live did not? >> hard taknow if they're convincing the jury, brooke, but they are putting on a very convincing argument. and the smoking gun f you will,
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that benefits aeg live the most here is the fact that this contract that their attorney was referencing was never signed by michael jackson. it was never signed by aeg live. the only person who signed that contract was dr. conrad murray. therefore, according to aeg live, there was no employment relationship there. you also referenced that -- those harsh words that he spoke about katherine jackson and how he said she turned a blind eye to what was going on. i want to put that into a little bit of context. the point he's trying to make is that this concert promoter, aeg live, could not have known what was going on in michael jackson's bedroom behind closed doors with dr. conrad murray when even those closest to him had no idea what was going on. the fact that he had pressured dr. conrad murray to administer propofol over a two-month period, brooke. >> casey wiens, thank you very much. we'll check back in with you in
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bill clinton sat down with cnn for an exclusive interview with piers morgan and got a grilling on where his true allegiance lies. >> day after tomorrow, my wife, because she's had more experience over the long run, chelsea. she knows more about everything than we do. there was a time in her childhood when i thought maybe she thought she did when she didn't. now it's highly embarrassing because she in fact does. so i feel like i'm going to school every day when we have conversations. >> i met your wife for the first time and your daughter today, actually. she looked fantastic. she looks completely
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reinvigorated. she seemed on fire with ideas and dynamism, and it screamed to me one thing, i'm running. can you put us all out of our misery? >> no. but it should have screamed to you something else. real life is a healthier existence than politics. >> so from that conversation, the conversation then turned to russian president vladimir putin. we know the relationship between president obama and vladimir putin is icy at best right now. as for president clinton, it seems like he actually likes the man. >> can we really believe that vladimir putin with his own self interests for russia is orchestrating this huge maneuver to remove all of assad's chemical weapons and it's just going to happen? >> we don't have to believe it. we just have to see what happens and make the most of what happens. you work for the best, prepare for the worst in this business.
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but i think it would be a terrible mistake not to take advantage of the opportunity. you know, look. mr. putin is very smart. >> you know him better than most people. >> yeah, i do. >> what was he liked behind closed doors, away from sort of the public utterances. >> smart, and remarkably -- we had a really good, blunt relationship. >> how blunt? >> brutally blunt. >> ever like in a fisticuffs? >> no, but i think the right strategy most of the time is, but it's frustrating to people in your line of work, you should be brutally honest with people in private. and then if you want them to help you, try to avoid embarrassing them in public. sometimes they do things which make it impossible for you to keep quiet. but by and large, all the people i dealt with appreciated it if i
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told them the truth, how i honestly felt and what our interests were and what our objectives were and they appreciated when i didn't kick them around in public. that's my experience. >> did putin every renege on a personal agreement he made to you? >> no, he did not. >> so behind closed doors, he could be trusted? >> he kept his work in all of the deals we made. >> he also talked about the president of iran. wait until you hear about what he said about rouhani's ground breaking comments about comments, specifically the holocaust. that's next. i've got a big date, but my sinuses are acting up. it's time for advil cold and sinus. [ male announcer ] truth is that won't relieve all your symptoms. new alka seltzer plus-d relieves more sinus symptoms than any other behind the counter liquid gel. oh what a relief it is. where would you go?iving behaway a trip every day. gel. woman: 'greece.' woman 2: 'i want to go to bora bora.'
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in that sit-down interview with piers morgan, bill clinton talked about this groundbreaking
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comment from the iranian president. a comment made specifically to us at cnn. three words, the holocaust happened. here's what president hassan e rowhani told criss eon amanpour in this interview. >> they used to deny the holocaust and pretend it was a myth. i want to know, you, your position on the holocaust. do you accept what it was and what was it? >> translator: i've said before i am not a historian and that when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the holocaust, it is the historians that should reflect on it. but in general, i can tell you that any crime that happens in history against humanity, including the crime the nazis committed towards the jews as well as non-jews is reprehensible and condemnable. whatever criminality they committed against the jews we condemn. the taking of human life is
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contemptible. it makes no difference whether that life is a juiewish life, christian, or muslim. for us, it is the same. the taking of human life is something our religion rejects. this does not mean on the other hand you can say nazis committed crimes against a group, now therefore, they must usurp the land of another group and occupy it. this, too, is an act that should be condermed. there should be an even handed discussion. >> for 70 years, the world watched in disbelief as iran continued to deny it, refuting the slaughter of millions of jews, calling it, quote, legend. but now, you just heard it, this explosive admission, and hours later, as i mentioned, bill clinton weighed in. >> president obama has to at the moment trust three people who, as they would say in downtown abbey, you wouldn't necessarily trust with the family silver. president assad, vladimir putin,
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and president rouhani. let's start with iran because that's always a big talking point at the cgi. christiane amanpour interviewed him, and compared to the interview i did with mahmoud ahmadinejad last year, struck a much more conciliatory tone, especially admitted there had been a holocaust. what did you make of that? how important is that kind of concession, and do you see a real shift there in the relationship with america? how much do you trust him? >> well, first of all, i think it's interesting commentary on the world in which we're living that admitting that the holocaust occurred qualifies as being a moderate. >> right. >> i mean, in other words, if you get into the fact-based world, there's something to it. at least we can have something to talk about. i was hoping, and i think the
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president was, that the opening of the u.n. would give them a chance to, you know, maybe even do more. >> want to talk about this development and about iran's new president with fouad ajami, senior fellow at stanford's university senior institution. welcome. just yesterday, israel said they wouldn't even listen to rouhani's speech at the united nations until he at least acknowledged the holocaust happened. as we saw with the interview with christiane. he did that, you have been incredibly skeptical of rouhani, his motives, his new outreach. does this change your mind? >> no, brooke, it doesn't really because if you look at it and listen to the man, what you see it's a wolf in sheep's clothing. and even the big concession on the holocaust is prefaced by saying he's not a historian.
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it's up to historians to determine if the holocaust took place or not. so i think we have to be skeptical of this man, and i think he's proceeded a very good pr effort. here's one thing we can quote from him on israel which i think qualifies his remarks about the holocaust. a couple months ago, he said this regime had been a wound on the body of the islamic world for years and the wound should be removed. in a way, i think the message from iran is perhaps the same, but it's packaged differently. >> so you're saying just so i'm clear, that with the qualifiers and putting it on historians, he didn't really answer the question. >> he didn't really answer the question. >> i read your bloomberg article from yesterday, and you referred to the u.s. moves on syria, saying iran is watching the moves closely, likening this to a chess board. on the diplomatic chess board and before the big crowd that has gathered to watch the protagonists in a standoff with high steaks, it's easy to see the american player being
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decisively outclassed. how might the obama administration's stalling on syria impact iran? impact rouhani's strategy on his own nuclear assets? >> you know, brooke, in fact, president obama came to this encounter, came to this chess game, if you will, with the iranians and rouhani and the foreign minister, he came weakened by the way he handled syria. i think the iranians watched him in syria. we had a proxy war in syria on one side, the opposition forces, the rebellion, and supposedly with the democracies behind them. on one side, the bashar al assad regime. i think the iranians have won this contest. and so we come now, and we want to negotiate with iran when we have seen a weak hand over syria. then you listen to rouhani, and this is really what makes me skeptical of this man, fundmally skeptical of him. in his washington post article he wrote, rouhani says he
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describes syria as a civilization jewel. and he laments and shed crocodile tears over what's happening to syria. and who is causing the mayhem in syria? the allies of iran, bashar al assad, the guard of iran, and the hezbollah forces will answer to iran. >> thank you. come back. >> thank you. coming up, the army getting ready to ban certain tattoos in certain places. is this okay? should this be allowed? and won't it hurt recruitment? we'll discuss that next. on the thermometer, be ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer. be ready with children's motrin. ♪
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now to tattoos in the military. the connection obvious. take a look at this article from the army's own website that talks about, quote, the military's love affair with tattoos. with one sergeant guessing about 90% of soldiers have one. that article we found was from 2009. now, the army is about to, well, not to end this affair, per se, but definitely get in the way. the sergeant major of the army
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said the new policy soon to take effect will prohibit tattoos from below the elbow or knee and above the neckline. got that? here's a quote. when a soldier gets a tattoo that contains a curse word on the side of his neck, i question, why there? are you trying to stand out? chandler said. he said the army wants soldiers to stand out but because of their achievements, not because of the way they look. let's talk about this. darren kavinoky and faith jenkins joining me. faith, first to you, what if a soldier has a special tattoo and he or she says no and takes this to court? is there a fight there? >> not really. the army has always had a policy that governored the appearance of its soldiers whether it's tattoos or piercings or even haircuts. they do that because they want soldiers to look in a very professional manner and they want to sort of control the uniformity you present as a
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soldier whether you're on or off duty as an active member. as long as the standards are reasonable, they can do that, and they are allowed to do that. soldiers understand that when they sign up for the military, there are certain restrictions placed on them by virtue of their position in the military. >> you want to jump in? >> certainly, there needs to be uniformity, but the standards have been elastic based on recruitment needs. and that's the fundamental problem i have. where it may be tougher in terms of a standard. at one point, when they need more soldiers, they're relax it. also, this policy is going to allow for the grandfathering in of tattoos done before the policy kicks in. >> i read that. >> may be rushing in to get it done now. >> it's sort of unclear as well because they'll still be going on a case by case policy. if they decide it's to be removed, it's also up to the soldier. >> although there could be a test case, if you're changing up the policy on me, you may have to pay for that removal. i think there's a good argument.
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the national average, $328 a month. this is before government subsidies. that is 16% less than government analysts expected. so to help us understand all this, rick newman is here to help us sort through the maze of mans and numbers. rick, you have these different, different levels of coverage. bronze, silver, gold, platinum. what does that mean for someone shopping for an insurance plan? >> i think a month from now, a lot of people might be hearing about the $328 a month and wondering, why doesn't that apply to me? there are so many different variables, this varies by state, sometimes by city. it depends on your income, depends on how many family members you want to amsure and other factors. these premiums are going to be all over the map. it's going to be a mixed mag. even now, we have the government saying, hey, we finally have data to tell you how much this is going to cost. you might think this would simplify things. it's almost doing the opposite because there's a lot of
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interest groups saying they're not doing this, not including that. they're coming out with their own estimates which in most cases are sighing than the government is saying. it's hard to jen rrlize. you need to go to the exchange once they're online beginning october 1st and figure it out for yourself. >> you talk about the specific number. who knows ultimately what one family may be paying, but you hear about government subsidies helping pay for the premiums. will most people get help? >> you know, i think you can generalize in a couple ways. if you qualify for subsidies and that mainly applies with people with incomes up to 400% of the poverty line. it's online what the poverty line is, i think that will turn out to be a pretty good deal for you, especially if you couldn't get insurance, if your employer doesn't offer it or can't get affordable insurance any other way. the crunch is going to come for people who are just above that threshold, the 400% of the positiverty line. they're going to get no subsids. they might find out it's quite
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expensive and would especially hurt people if their companies say -- i think this might be medium-sized companies, just over the 50-person limit, where they say we think it's a better deal if we stop offering insurance and you get it on the exchange. i think we'll hear success stories. i think there will be lots of anecdotal stories of people ending off worse off as well. >> rick, thank you. i'm sure we'll be chatting again once this begins. >> coming up next, a football coach suspends his entire team. hear the reason and tonight they'll learn whether they're back on the field or not. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. feeling bloated for no reason. that's what i remember. seeing my doctor probably saved my life. warning signs are not the same for everyone. if you think something's wrong... see your doctor.
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football team at one utah high school is not just about getting touchdowns but showing good character. this is what the players here, all 80 of them, of union high in roosevelt are learning after the coach suspended the whole team. why? bad behavior. according to our salt lake city
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affiliate ksl. what did the head coach do? he took the jerseys of every single one of those 80 players who must now do off field services to get back on the team. tonight, each player finds out if he earned his black and gold jersey back. joe carter joins me now. 80 kids. i'm thinking if i'm one of the good kids, i'm irked because i had nothing to do with this, but you take one for the team. >> yeah, you know, high school football, they preach, you win as a team and you lose as a team. i think in this instance, there are a few bad apples but they all go together. the coach has them doing a number of things this wiebe. he made the decision on friday after the game he was going to pull the jerseys of all of the varsity as well as jv players and cancel practice this week. they were going to do community service, wash windows, pull weeds, work at a senior center, do study hall sessions, all 80
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of them, and they had to do an individual service project at their home for their parents. they had to do the project, write a report on the project, take photos, and then have their parents sign off. in addition to all that, they also have to come today prepared to recite. they had to memorize and recite a quote about good character. what the value is of good character. it says, good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. most talents are, to some extent, a gift. good character by contrast is not given to us. we have to build it, piece by piece, by thought, by choice, courage, and determination. and here's the coach on why he decided to make this decision. >> okay. >> just felt like everything was -- was going in a direction that we didn't want our young men going, so we felt like we needed to make a stand. i think it's going to bring our team closer. i think we're going to be more accountable, not only for ourselves but for our buddy next to us. >> the example here is you are
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not privileged when you play football. it is a privilege to play football. he's teaching them that. >> i apprec at that coach. >> refreshing to hear that, right? >> it is. joe carter, thank you very much. and we will be right back. coming up next, brand new video released of the gunman preparing to go on his rampage a week ago last monday at the navy yard in washington. we'll break it down for you and show it to you in 60 seconds. now there's a solution. the company that individualized your comfort with the sleep number bed brings you sleep number dual temp, the revolutionary temperature-balancing layer with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like-at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find an entire collection of temperature-balancing solutions-including the revolutionary sleep number
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we're going to talk about that video here in just a moment. first, i want to play some sound. fbi held a news conference talking about how the shooter was delusional. >> at this point, i can confirm that there are multiple indicators that alexis held a delusional belief that he was being controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency or e.l.f. electromagnetic waves. the etching of quote "my e.l.f.
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weapon" close quote, on the left side of the receiver of the remington 870 shotgun is believed to reference these electromagnetic waves. in addition, a document retrieved from the electronic media stated, quote, ultralow frequency attack is what i've been subject to for the last three months. and to be perfectly honest, that is what has driven me to this. close quote. >> i want to bring in justice reporter evan perez for us in washington. also here in studio, hln law enforcement analyst mike brooks. mike, first to you, as we watch the video. we should point out there was more graphic video included that we just aren't showing, but you see him with that sawed-off shotgun walking those halls. >> you see people at the end of the hallway, running back and forth. and you know, this is right when he came out of the bathroom. it's just chilling because he sawed off the barrel.
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he sawed off the stock, wrapped it in tape. he had these etchings. >> put it together in the bathroom. >> had it in a bag. all you had to do is put the barrel on, screw the barrel on, he probably had it loaded up. had approximately 24 shotgun rounds with him as he was going thro. you see him driving into the navy yard. he had his valid i.d., waved on through. in the parking lot, and there, going into 197. going into the bathroom and here coming out. and one of the other shots, we see him coming down from one of the floors. you cecan see the people running. it's just unbelievable. >> and again, the fbi reiterating today this was absolutely rand umas he was walking from floor to floor. four different floors in building 197. evan perez, we heard the fbi talking about how they said the word from the woman was that he's delusional. he believed he was being controlled by eleckt ro mag nec waves. talk to me about that and what did the fbi find on this guy's computer? >> well, brooke, that's one of
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the big questions, you know, to what extent was his mental health the issue here? it's clear we had many reports, the police had that apparently he was hearing voices. he believed that there was some kind of control mechanism, something was controlling him and trying to control his thoughts. and what we know is from his hotel room, searching of his computer, the fbi found these messages that he had written in which he describes his fear that he was being controlled by extremely low frequency. this is something that in the navy, they use e.l.f. to communicate with submarines. it's a navy term, and perhaps that's where he heard it from. there's also a lot of conspiracy theories out there about this. you know, it's something you see on the internet, and it appears perhaps his mental health was such that he really believed this, brooke. >> and as we know, 12 people shot and killed and he
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ultimately was shot and killed. evan perez and mike brooks, thank you. i should be clear, the fbi chose not to air the graphic material and we did not either. next, how does republican senator ted cruz feel after talking about obama care? and a lot of other stuff for more than 21 hours on the floor? our chief congressional correspondent dana bash asked him. how do you feel standing there for so long? >> dana, to be honest, i feel terrific. i feel energized that the american people had an opportunity, i hope, to engage in this debate and have their voice heard. >> total tally of talking, twen hours, 18 minutes. that's how long cruz railed against obuma care and talked about, well, anything and everything. here's a sample. >> some people dismiss, oh, single payer, this is designed to go there. you know, that's just crazy tin foil hat wearing stuff. you know, there's an old saying, just because you're paranoid
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doesn't mean they're not out to get you. if you will forgive me, i want to take an opportunity to read two bedtime stories to my girls. i do so like green eggs and ham. thank you, thank you, sam i am. note, folks in the gallery who just waved, i'm not sure if they have -- oh, they do have their electronics. if you tweet, it may end up here and i may have the chance to read it. i want to point out just a few words of wisdom from "duck dynasty." redneck rule number one, most things can be fixed with duct tape and extension cords. i will say standing here after 14 hours, standing on your own feet, there's sometimes some pain, sometimes some fatigue that is involved. but you know what? there's far more pain involved in rolling over. >> well, in the end, ted cruz's words didn't do anything to change insenate vote. just a couple hours ago, our senators decided to move forward
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with the temporary government spending bill by a vote of 100-0. so even ted cruz voted with the pack. here to talk about this and what this really means, this 21 hours and 18 minutes of talking, patricia murphy, and political commentator, ben ferguson. ben, green eggs and ham and duck dynasty aside, some of the tea party base look at ted cruz as a hero, but he only did this after those in his own party called him a fraud, wacko bird, wall street journal calling his campaign kamikaze. does it matter really what inspired him to do this? >> i think what inspired him is when he ran for office, he said, i'm not going to be your normal junior senator that so many republicans like john mccain and lindsey graham have been mocking him as being, some freshman that doesn't know how the real senate rules work. he said, i'm going to washington. i'm going to do everything i can to defund obama care and then talk about it and make sure
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every american knows what's in this bill. so from that perspective, i think he was brilliant. and i think that the fact that you have barack obama using the clintons yesterday to go out and defend the bill that has already been passed a couple years ago, tells you how much of an impact he's having to let people know the details of what's happening. and that was his goal, and i think he accomplished it last night. >> are you with me in agreeing he did wait until, let's say, his manhood was called into question, and the timing of this happened after the names were hurled at him, that he decided to take to the senate floor? >> i think there's some of that in there, absolutely. i think he was saying, you think i'm going to play your game? you think i'm going to sit here and bow down to you, john mccain, who had a failure for the last five years of getting anything done concertedly, and lindsey graham. if you look at the republicans. in the senate five years, they pretty much as leaders have been failures. he's saying i'm not playing your
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game because your game is not working. that's why so many people like him right now. >> i want to get to those lines you're drawing there among some of the republicans in a minute. but patricia, i read your article and you point out because of this, this racket he created, he's going to make millions of dollars. >> in this case, he is not making millions of dollars, but i don't think he wants to make millions of dollars personally. the groups that he supports are making millions of dollars. the conservative groups, club for growth, senate conservatives action, senate conservatives fund. all of these groups have used the month of august where ted cruz was starring in their infomercials, in their robocalls. they raised $1.5 million over the last month, than they raised in the three months before that. it's the biggest month they've ever had that wasn't an election year. this kind of outrage he's able to whip up among conservatives is very profitable. i like to call it kind of defund inc. it's a very well-oiled machine, sort of a cottage industry in washington, to raise money off
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outrage. the other republicans are angry with him is he's using the money not to go after democrats but to go after sitting republicans. obviously, that is his choice, but this group he's raising money for has run seven ads against sitting republican senators. it's certainly no wonder they're in there calling him names. even the house republicans are angry with him because he said, oh, you guys need to stand strong. we don't have the votes in the senate. that's why he had to filibuster. he had to show he was willing to fight, too, not just put the fight off on the other guys. >> i believe the word you used was loathe, loathe, the feeling amongst the republicans. >> not enjoyed. >> back to you, ben. you bring up the john mccains, the lindsay grahams, the mitch mcconnells. you have this group, but then you have, we'll call them the new kids on the block, ted cruz, marco rubio, rand paul. who's winning among the two groups? >> young conservatives and the new kids on the block are. last night is proof. the money raises is another
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thing. but i also think something was said that i think is incredibly perfect at summarizing ted cruz. ted cruz did not go to washington to be a washington insider. he did not go there to become a lobbyist afterwards and make millions of dollars. he wasn't joking and wasn't bluffing when he said i'm on a mission to do the things i campaigned on, much the way barack obama was when he got eleblthded and he said, republicans, i won, you lost. get out of my way, i'm doing obama care and you're not going to stop me. he said, we won, you lost. so i think right now, his stock price is rising. and i think you see these mitch mcconnells and john mccains. they're worried, and they don't like this guy because they hate that he's the center of the attention right now and they're not. that's what this boils down to. they hate that he's on the sunday morning talk shows instead of them. it's pure jealousy from the old dogs, who again, they have been failing for five years, and john mccain, let's not forget, got
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destroyed by barack obama, and many conservatives haven't forgotten that, either. >> i'm sure tez cruz cares about iowa and south carolina and new hampshire and the view from those states. patricia murphy, last word. >> this guy is a washington insider. he was supreme court clerk. he worked in the bush administration. he worked on the george w. bush campaign. george w. bush ran up the deficit before obama doubled down on it. he's a washington insider of a different kind. he's got a cottage industry. he's the general, he's trying to get new lieutenants. he's going to be one of them pretty soon. >> patricia murphy and ben ferguson, thank you very much. coming up, taking aim at michael jackson's mother. the defense claims she missed calls for help from her son. the closing statements in the wrongful death case are under way. plus, a story that impacts any one of you who sits behind the wheel. some parents outraged saying the
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being backed over by cars. the federal government just recommended that new cars be built with these rear view video systems. but a safety group filed a lawsuit today against the department of transportation saying this quote/unquote recommendation, that that's not enough. parents in this group say the obama administration is backing down from a law passed five years ago that put a 2011 deadline for a federal rule on rear visibility. now the group's lawsuit calls for a mandatory rule in 90 days. just to give you an idea as far as how serious back over crashes are, here's some numbers for you. more than 200 people are killed, 17,000 people injured every year. and kids under age 5 make up 44% of those deaths. the driver oftentimes being a parent or family member, and i'll never forget this interview. this hit incredibly close to home for a mother i talked to on the show this past april. her name was karen pauley.
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can you imagine, she accidentally backed over and killed her son just a couple years ago? so this mother is part of this group that's pushing for a mandatory ruling and she told me why we all these these rear-view cameras and how she's dealing with the loss of her son. >> we have a picture where there's 63 children behind an suv, and you look in the side mirror and you can't see any of them. that is how big of a blind zone there is behind the car. it's still a daily struggle, but i have a great family and great friends. and being involved with kids in cars really helped to try to make sure that these accidents stop happening. >> let me bring my legal experts back in. attorneys darren kavinoky and faith jenkins. question to you, shouldn't this be up to the government or should it be up to us the consumer? >> this is up to the government. this is one of the few times when i really like the government getting involved because companies have said,
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look, it should be up to consumers about what they want to spend their dollars on. but this is all about safety for the most vulnerable people in our society, children. it's children that are getting injured and killed. and when it comes to seat belts, we have all accepted -- >> they're in all of our cars. >> we might as well pay for the back-up cameras, too. it's a small price to pay. a couple hundred dollars. >> even if someone says, hey, i don't have kids. >> other people do. they're the ones getting hurt. this is a no-brainer. >> faith, darren says no-brainer. do you agree, a, and b, do you think the department of transportation has been unreasonable in delaying this issue. >> this is not a controversial issue. the department of transportation has done their research. they have admittedly done extensive research on this issue. they know there's a blind spot in cars. they know having the rear view cameras will help, and yes, they have been unreasonable with the delay. congress enacted a deadline of 2011. now they're saying they're not
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going to make a mandatory ruling until 2015. i'm happy consumers are going to court, filed the lawsuit seeking declaratory judgment because now the government has to say why, why is there a delay again until 2015? they have to put it on the record now. >> hard to argue with a mother who accidentally ran over her little boy a couple years ago. awful. we'll see if there's change. thanks to both of you. coming up next, the defense team for the concert promoter accused in michael jackson's death is telling the jury some, quote, ugly stuff about jackson's life and his mother. that's coming for you next. ♪ [ male announcer ] some things are designed to draw crowds. others are designed to leave them behind. ♪
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want to take you to los angeles to the closing arguments in the michael jackson wrongful death trial. moments ago, an attorney for jackson's last concert promoter told the jury why aeg live is not responsible for the death of the pop star. here, the attorney arguing the concert promoter never signed a contract hiring jackson's doctor, conrad murray. he also said michael jackson
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trusted murray with his own children. here he was. >> everyone talks about what an amazing dad mr. jackson was. we're not saying he wasn't, but mr. jackson thought enough of dr. murray to let him provide medical treatment to his own children. it was one of the reasons he was bringing him to london, we believed. aeg believes this doctor michael jackson selected was competent and ethical. nothing in dr. murray's job description, treating general medical needs, remotely suggests that dr. murray, who wasn't a trained anesthesiologist, would be administering a hospital-grade anthetic in mr. jackson's bedrooms behind locked doors at night to help him sleep. nothing. dr. murray went way outside the scope of this job description in what he and mr. jackson decided to do with propofol. his conduct was so far beyond the pale that he was convicted of the crime of manslaughter.
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and if you believe dr. murray's job wasropofol, that shows you even more that aeg live wasn't the one who hired him. because aeg live had no idea and the evidence proved aeg live had absolutely no idea that dr. murray was administering propofol to michael jackson behind his locked bedroom doors. so if you think administering propofol was dr. murray's job, then you know that was a job that only mr. jackson could have hired him to do. >> cnn's alan duke just left the courtroom. it wasn't just the kids the defense mentioned today. also the mother. also katherine jackson. >> yes, katherine jackson, in the courtroom herself, watching this. she's had some harsh words exchanged on the stand with this attorney, marvin putnam. it was interesting watching her as she had to listen to him this morning sum up the case against
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her argument that aeg live is liability for her son's death. by the way, her grandkids, tag and tj are in there along with daughter rebbie jackson. >> jackson's lawyers told how much they want this concert promoter to pay the mother, the kids here. what's the breakdown? >> well, they're asking for up to $1.5 billion for damages, money to compensate them for what michael jackson didn't earn because he died. lost earnings capacity. then another $290 million for non-economic or personal losses, divided up mostly with his three children, but with $35 million that would go to katherine jackson. this was the jackson lawyer's suggest to them. decide if there are damages and what they might be. aeg is going to argue there should be none. >> alan duke, of course, in l.a. thank you. coming up next, enrollment for obama care begins monday.
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go long. i'm brooke baldwin. $328 a month, that's what the obama administration says the average health insurance premium will cost you in the exchanges it's setting up under obama care. that's $328 for a mid-level policy. this is before subsidies, exchanges open for business early next week. i know a lot of people are still very confused about this whole obama care process, the impact, a lot of misinformation out there. let's clear it up. tomforem foreman is here with a check for us. >> let's start with a popular claim among many opponents of obama care. here it is, obama care is forcing small businesses overseas. this is what they say. senator ted cruz from texas, as
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you may know, has been talking a lot about health care reform, and what he refers to as millions of business owners who are feeling financial pressure over this law. listen. >> millions of small business owners who are considering moving operations overseas. or have already because of obama care. >> in all likelihood, some companies are indeed in that situation. but millions? let's break it down. there are about 6 million small businesses in america. and about 97% of them have fewer than 50 full-time employees. meaning under this law, they do not have to provide insurance to their workers. only the bigger small businesses have to do that. so the mandate applies to only about 200,000 of those businesses. so even if all of them were moving overseas, and they're not, this claim of millions will still be overreaching on top of which we should mention this whole employer mandate has been delayed for the time being.
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>> people were worried, you know, because of obama care, many companies will be getting rid of health care for their employees all together. what do you know about that? >> it's a real fear for a lot of people out there. so let's take a look at claim number two. companies are in the business of cutting benefits because of obama care. several very large companies are cutting some health care benefits, and they have cited obama care as the reason. u.p.s., delta, and the university of virginia, for example. by cuts, i mean things like, if you are covered by your company and your spouse is covered by your company's insurance but he or she could be covered by insurance at his or her own office, your employer might say, okay, that's how it has to be. your spouse is now out of our system. the problem with this claim is that other factors are also raising health care costs rapidly, so many companies have been doing this sort of thing anyway as they have tried to bring down health care costs.
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obama care is almost certainly an undeniably speeding up that process. so it's fair for companies to say it is a cause, but in most cases, it does not seem to be the only cause for this trend, brooke. we'll be going through a lot more of these fact checks through the next few days and clearing up a lot of these puzzling questions. >> we'll be looking forward to it. ready for that on monday. meantime, high school coaches could coach, teach us not just how to play the game, but also lessons in life. valuable lessons. a lot of times, though, coaches are accused of putting wins above all else. one coach took a stand. you know what he did? he suspended his entire football team because of bad character before the big game, homecoming. we'll talk to the school's athletic director about this, next. ♪ ♪
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maintaining a spot on the football team in one utah high school isn't about just scoring 2ds but showing good character. this is what the players of union high in roosevelt are learning after the coach suspended the entire team. all 80 guys. why? bad behavior. this is according to our salt lake city affiliate ksl, but the turning point was word that some of the players cyberbullied a student. this coach, matt labrum, suspended all 80 players who
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were required to do off-field services to get back on the team. >> just felt like everything was going in a direction that we didn't want our young men going. so we felt like we needed to make a stand. i think it's going to bring our team closer. i think we're going to be more accountable, not only for ourselves but for our buddy next to us. >> that was the coach. tonight is the night to find out if these different players get the jersey, get the black and gold jerseys back. joining me by phone is the school's athletic director and high school vice principal, mike. mike, talk to me. tonight is the night the players learn if they're back on the team. how have they been faring so far? >> of course, with the decision like this, you're a little bit worried about how things are going to be perceived and how the community, especially our local community and our parents and our high school student body react, and it's been a great experience for everyone. and we've just been excited with
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the positive feedback we received and the way that the kids have handled it. i tell you, i'm just so impressed with our coaches and our coaching staff. it's not just the football coaches. it's our entire faculty. we're trying to change the culture here at our school, and it's been a great experience. so we're excited. >> we're looking at video we just turned around. i don't know how these young guys felt initially when they had their jerseys taken. they have done everything from pick weeds to do service projects for their parents to try to earn a spot back on the team. when did you, mike, hear this mass suspension would be coming down? >> well, the night before -- or the morning, thursday morning, last week, coach labrum said that his coaching staff had met and they were not pleased with the way things were going. and they wanted to get the attention of the boys and to remind them that while football is awesome, and it's great to wear that black and gold jersey on friday before the game at school and stuff, you know, there are more important things.
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he's told me that we're trying to raise young men to be fathers and good husbands. and coaches for their kids, and the community, and be positive contributors to our community. he said that's more important to me than these games, and he said, i just don't feel good about the way things are going. but you know, when the kids learned that their jerseys were being taken from them, you know, it was a shock to them, i think. i don't think they totally realized what was happening. and as i remember, those days in my high school years, you know, that was a big thing. and for them to react this way and to accept some of the things the coaches are requiring of them, i've been just impressed with our kids. you know, you mentioned some of the issues we're dealing with. we want to make sure that everyone understands that we have great kids here at union high school. we love our kids. they're working hard in the classroom and not on the field
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or court, and these are issues, i bet, that are being dealt with in every high school across the country. and we're just excited the way they have responded. >> i know, many of my favorite coaches were those who really helped off the field. final question, mike, give us a clue. are these 80 guys going to be joining the team tonight? >> i have every confidence they will. just to make a quick correction, it was just the sophomores to seniors, so about 50 young men. the freshman team, they were not included in this. they have been doing some great things so we let them go ahead and practice. >> 50 players. you think they're going to get the jerseys back? >> yes. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> coming up next, unique perspective on everything from iran to a government shutdown to the 2016 presidential race including who bill clinton thinks will make a better president, his wife or daughter. we'll talk about all this live with piers morgan, about his one-on-one with the former
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it is the explosive admission from iran's new leader that, yes, the holocaust happened. it's taken iran nearly 70 years to acknowledge this, but cnn has gotten the admission from hassan rouhani that it did in fact happen. within hours in an exclusive interview with cnn, president
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bill clinton weighed in, saying it says a lot that this admission classifies the iran leader as a moderate. watch him with piers. >> president obama has to at the moment trust three people who, as they would say in downtown abb abbey, you wouldn't necessarily trust with the family silver. president assad, vladimir putin, and president rouhani. let's start with iran because that's always a big talking point at the cgi. christiane amanpour yesterday interviewed him, and compared to the interview i did with ahmadinejad last year, struck a much more conciliatory tone, which he admitted to the fact there was a holocaust which ahmadinejad would never admit to. what did you make of that? how important is that concession? and is that a real shift there with the relationship with america? how much do you trust him? >> first of all, it's an interesting commentary on the world in which we're living that
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admitting that the holocaust occurred qualifies as being a moderate. >> right. >> i mean, in other words, if you get into the fact-based world, there's something do it. at least we can have something to talk about. i was hoping, and i think the president was, that the opening of the u.n. would give them a chance to, you know, maybe even do more. >> let's get reaction from the interviewer himself, piers morgan. just back from the interview. i want to run through bits of sound, but your reaction to that comment from the former president. >> well, it was brilliantly clinton esq. it cut to the point, which it's an extraordinary state of aff r affairs when the president of iran says there may have been a holocaust and we treat it as news. of course, the reason it's big news and the reason christiane amanpour did so well to get that message out to president rouhani is because his predecessor,
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president ahmadinejad that i interviewed at this time last year at the u.n. ga, refused to admit there had been a holocaust, refused to admit there was anything of that nature. there has been a move. the question is, what does it mean? should we look at this new iranian president in a different look? i think president clinton was right to say, look, and he went on to say about other leaders, you don't have to completely trust all these people to do business with them. i thought that was a very sensible way of looking at it. >> speaking of leaders, i loved the audience reaction when you said, hey, mr. president, who would make a better president one day, your wife or daughter? roll it. >> who do you think might make the better president, your wife or your daughter? >> the day after tomorrow, my wife. because she's had more experience. over the long run, chelsea. she knows more than we do about everything. >> i met your wife for the first time, and your daughter today,
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actually. she looked fantastic. she looks completely reinvigorated. she seemed absolutely on fire with ideas and dynamism and so on, and it screamed to me one thing, i'm running. can you put us all out of our misery? >> no. but it should have screamed to you something else. real life is a healthier existence than politics. >> i mean, obviously, i appreciate the humor. >> i was thinking about how to phrase the question because it is the question he's asked and they're asked all the time. actually, having met both hillary and chelsea for the first time where i got to talk to them and having moderated two panels with chelsea we're going to air tomorrow night, chelsea is like a mini hillary. she's super bright, very warm, very on point, was unphased by anything i threw at her. very political in a lot of the answers she gave, and to a very
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high-powered influential audience of some 300 people, they went away thinking what i did, yes, there may well be a chance of a first clinton female president, but it may not be the one we think it is. >> who knows? meantime, you stay in the chair because we're going to talk on the other side of the break because you got bill clinton to respond to this impression by u2 frontman bono. >> but together, you know, we did this drop the debt thing. >> it's amazing. bill clinton returned the favor with you sitting there. stick around. you have to see this. 'm sorry, iy reluctant to try new things. really? what's wrong with trying new things? look! mommy's new vacuum! (cat screech) you feel that in your muscles? i do... drink water. it's a long story. well, not having branches let's us give you great rates and service. i'd like that. a new way to bank. a better way to save. ally bank. your money needs an ally.
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okay, piers morgan, we know u2 did a pretty uncanny impersonation of former president bill clinton. what could be better than that? turning the tables, trying to get bill clinton do bono. >> he walks into the oval offic it wasn't really dressed right. i felt like the rock star on that occasion. but together, you know, we did this drop the debt thing. and my god, there's 51 million children going to school in africa. >> what was your reaction when you heard bono pretending to be you? >> it was pretty good. you know, we have been friends a long time. it is not first time he made fun
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of me. but he's getting better at it. >> your daughter just informed me all of this -- that you do a pretty good bono impression. this is your chance, mr. president. >> we irish, we can imitate anybody. but alas, i have been singing so long and screaming loud at these concerts that i'm hoarse. so i got to be careful with my voice. that's why all the charities on have three-letter names. >> that's awesome. i have to give to it bono. what do you think? >> i think bono was masterful. i think bill clinton gave it his best back. bono's american act september a
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little better than the president's irish act accident piers morgan, we will be watching you, the first bit of the sbrir, chelsea is tomorrow night. but tonight, 9:00 eastern, piers morgan. thank you. >> thanks. take care.
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american idol is partnering with major league baseball to help kids develop skills and their minds. ♪ >> i could have never imagined or prepared what would happen to me. at 17, i was planning on just being your average high school student and all of a sudden,
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"idol" happened. i love the day kids get to look up to me. i love that responsibility and i embrace it. it seems like the stories we hear on the news are child stars going crazy. i want to be the opposite of that. ♪ ♪ smiled that smile right off the gate we had opportunities to do different things, charities. i grew up having wore loves, baseball and music. it seemed like a natural fit for me. idolizing baseball in the inner city. i learned a lot of my biggest life lessons from playing ball, perseverance or competition. or -- or just hard work. you know. teamwork. my best memories made there. just -- making sure the kids get the same opportunities. i can relate to these kids. handing them money, talking to them what they are doing and share my stories with them. it is cool to have a kind of -- connection there with these kids. together we can make an impact on america's children. >> marissa meyer used to making wall street headlines. her highly publicized comments
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about shoes and women in the workplace have definitely put her in the spotlight. not always favorably. now the social media executive is defending herself over that photo shoot from her in "vogue" magazine. we talked about this. it was the september issue and included this two-page spread of this exec. she was posing, as you see, upside down in this -- lounge, holding a tablet featuring an image of her face. that photo, as well as the profile article touched off another controversy. here with myers' response to all of the fuss is cnn's alison kos kosik. what is she saying? >> what marisa meyer did was had this interview with charlie rose. first in-depth interview she had since becoming yahoo's ceo. as you can imagine more interesting to many people than what is going on with yahoo is this picture. charlie rose got the inside scoop. and what she says is the photographer who was taking these pictures was actually
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taking these sort of prim and proper lady-like poses of her and then he stopped and said, wait a minute, this is not going to work at all. would you try to kind of going upside down? so as a fashion magazine, i'm thinking, you know, "vogue" probably doesn't want run of the mill head shots. myers said she hesitated and asked p it would look good and the photographer said not to worry. if you are wonder being the dress, she picked the blue michael koors dressed. she said she was given the option of going black or blue and she said, i don't do black. >> people were all a fuss. >> i think you can be sexy and smart and not have an issue with it. >> amen, sister. before we go, talk about the unlikely find washing up along the alabama coast. take a look. >> you know you can find just about anything on the beaches. but lately a lot more than sand and sea shells have been washing up. >> this was just the way it was
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packaged. >> reporter: 2.2 pounds of trouble tightly bundled, just sticking out of the sand. >> two couples out walk on the beach near the -- saltwater pavilion and just walked up on what they suspected to be a kilo of cocaine and that's what it glass wrapped in layers of plastic, garbage bags, inner tube-type material, it is the second kilo of cocaine to wash up in the gulf shore's area this year. it is not the only one this week. back on the beach and a little further west, beachgoers discovered another kilo of cocaine washing ashore near morgan chase. >> i don't think it is coincidental gulf shores just recovered one, too. >> reporter: they believe the two kilos are connect. >> this cocaine wasn't grown in williams swamp or somewhere like this. this got here because of an organized criminal element probably out of south america and, you know, it is real that drugs are here. >> reporter: finding where it came from will be nearly
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impossible. >> important to see if there is anything we can do to find more cocaine or prevent this from coming into baldwin county. >> reporter: forensic test willing try to identify the purity and other identifying features of the drug. >> imagine seeing that rolling up on the beach? i was it a marathon against obama care or telethon for ted cruz's presidential hopes. i'm jack tapper. ted cruz could use a saltwater to gargle after speaking out against obama care for more 1 hours straight. did cruz accomplish anything besides increasing his profile? the national lead. for the first time we are seeing chilling looks inside as it was happening. aaron alexis stalking the hall was his shotgun in his hand.

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