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friday. >> i'm john berman. those stories and more right now at this hour. we are going to begin with the battle against isis. no longer just american bombs falling on militant targets. the news this morning, france carrying out its first air strikes in iraq. this as the senate has now approved the president's plan to arm and train the so-called moderate rebels in syria. the house and top military leaders were already on board with this plan. >> but even as the president looks to expand the u.s. air campaign, he reiterated what he called the key principle of the u.s. strategy. >> the american forces that have been deployed to iraq do not and will not have a combat mission. their mission is to advise and assist our partners on the ground. >> as president obama weighs his options in syria, refugees, meanwhile, streaming out of that country. isis extremists have now seized 16 villages in the north. a development that prompted turkey today to open its southern boarder to those
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fleeing from the violence. >> meantime, a new strike by isis in its media assault. a video with british hostage john cantlie criticizing the u.s. and british governments. we won't show you the video because it's obviously isis propaganda and we have no way of knowing what level of duress cantlie was under when he was making it. you can only imagine. president clinton has also weighed in. he was with jon stewart on "the daily show" talking about u.s. intervention in iraq. he focused less on military vatd ji than iraqi politics. take a listen. >> the reason i think that the president's strategy to combat isis has a chance to succeed is that the iraqi government finally includes sunnis who were representing those tribal leaders who are moderate and without whom isis cannot be defeated. we can't win a land war in iraq, we've proved that. but they can and we can help them win it.
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>> president clinton with jon stewart. joining us to discuss this, retired lieutenant colonel rick francona and terrorism analyst paul cruickshank. the news this morning the french joining in on the air strikes. i'm sure the u.s. likes the company in this effort from the a military standpoint, what's the significance? >> the french have six antarctica the eae and they're involved in the fight. we welcome their participation. we practice extensively with the french and the british so it won't complicate things. we work very well together. it's just an added capability. i think everybody welcomes in. >> cnn has been hearing from u.s. military officials and they tell us isis seems to be modifying their behavior. whether it's changing the way it communicates to the way it's concealing itself, they're ebbing and flowing in response to potential u.s. air strikes in syria. so the question beg, paul, if the air strikes will be effective at all then. have we shown our hand too much.
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>> the air strikes can be effective at taking out training camps, larger formations in depopulated areas can constrain their frame of movement but if isis melts into urban areas already, largely based in urban areas it will be very difficult to target them without also taking out civilians. >> then there's the concern, we find ourselves right back with that. >> what we heard this morning -- what we hit was a warehouse, a depot, but they're moving out of those because they know they will be targets. >> mosul, the second-largest city in iraq, is occupied by isis, how do you get isis out of a city of that size. >> from the air, very difficult because you know what's going to happen. they're taking any of their high-value assets, artillery pieces, armored pieces, anything large they can no longer need a warehouse because it we'll destroy the warehouse, they'll park in the the middle of the city next to a mosque or school or hospital. that complicates your targeting effort. you can try to hit it with a precision weapon but we saw how this happens in gaza.
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when you put large weapons on these targets, there's a lot of collateral damage. >> we saw the collateral damage in gaza. and it comes back, we keep coming to this circular motion, we keep coming back to the point you made to us that you have to have strong intelligence on the ground and you have to have personnel on the ground to help pinpoint those targets yet we also know that lawmakers, several lawmakers, are coming forward saying look, the president has to stop with in "no boots on the ground, no boots on the ground" because that's just not possible in what we're looking at here. >> well, that's right. no american boots on the ground. i don't think it's very likely there will be sunni arab boots on the ground, either. so what are the boots on the ground that are going to take on this group? are the iraq army and the peshmerga capable of doing that? i think that's far from clear. in syria, the moderate opposition doesn't have very much capability anymore so who will take the fight to isis there? and they may not having v any willingness, either. i don't want to let you go without asking you about the new isis video, john cantlie, the
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photojournalist we saw there, clear propaganda. what do you make of something like that when you see it, paul? >> this is isis opening up a new front in the propaganda war using this westerner to get across their message. the message is don't become involved in syria and iraq, it will be an abyss for you. isis trying to deter the united states and other western powers from getting involved militarily. >> so upsetting to see. >> i think it shows a level of sophistication to the people that we're fighting, though. they understand the power of social media and the power of putting someone in an orange jump suit in front of a camera talking to the people. >> brings up passion and fury yet strategy as s what's needed here. general men, thanks so much for joining us, we appreciate it. the new iphone is on sales. there are long lines, i mean long. >> shouldn't you be in that line? >> i think i'm going to go without. that's the headline here. we'll talk about why i'm going to go without it and also the people who want to hear about
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the iphone when we come back. alibaba starts trading on the new york stock exchange. we'll talk about how the biggest-ever ipo is faring. big day? ah, the usual. moved some new cars. hauled a bunch of steel. kept the supermarket shelves stocked. made sure everyone got their latest gadgets. what's up for the next shift?
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now reviewing its relationship with the nfl. it spends millions of dollars on advertisements here. the pressure is clearly mounting. it smells a little bit of a friday afternoon news dump. i will say that. >> oh, are you somewhat kept cal? he's going to address the domestic violence policy that exists in the nfl right now. curious to know. >> plus he wants to talk to the football games this weekend. >> oh, there's football being played right now? the new iphone 6 is on sale. the lines outside apple stores are, as we see in boston, wicked long. >> wicked long. >> some people camped out all night, why, i don't know. >> the big draws are, obviously this is a big draw for gadget geeks, the bigger screen. you have a longer battery life on this new camera, a better
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camera, faster processer, all sorts of goodies. lori siegel is here. all right, this new iphone, worth the lineup for these folks? >> i thought i saw you throughout. that wasn't you? a lot of folks are very excited about this. when the 5s came out people were like "we want the iphone 6" so we have seen those numbers and apple put out a number. they said they sold four million iphone 6. and usually they tell us the number after the week end so we see sales are expected to be very good and analysts are saying people have been waiting on that bigger screen and the folks who've downloaded ios 8 are already raving about how good it is on the smart phone so i think we'll see. we see there's a real demand for this. >> i was going to say, what is the demand based on? is it just the size? people really feel like they need the bigger phones or the software? i've done loaded ios 8, it's terrific. i do like it but it's going to keep me from buying an iphone 6 because i feel like i've got
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what i need. >> i think a lot of folks are excited about the size. they're excited about a new device. as i said before, with the 5s, people wanted a new phone and we'll see if we see the long lines for the i watch, when the i watch comes out. but as a tech correspondent, i've gone out to these lines and they are long they are year. they were expanding 10 blocks or something at the flagship store here in new york city. >> so interesting. remember when cell phones came out the whole idea was to get smaller and smaller because they started out with the bricks and the cases you had to carry around. now getting bigger and bigger again. you were speaking of the excitement some people have experienced. i have to show you a quick little video of a guy who is so eager to get his phone and watch this. >> all right, we're doing a reveal. his name's jack. >> whoa! that would be #fail.
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>> this is something i would do. i feel for that guy. i'm happy mine isn't cracked? >> are they more robust these newer ones? >> i hope so. >> thank you, laurie. >> laurie sea gal, thanks so much. the other big tech story we're following, alibaba, the chinesers commerce giant, will be begin trading at the new york stock exchange literally any second now. it has secured its place in history as the largest u.s.-listed ipo of all time. it's raised almost $22 billion. but for those who are asking what is alibaba? here's a little explainer. >> here we, go john. alibaba is one of the biggest tech companies in the world, often described as a bit of a mashup of ebay, amazon, and paypal. it is going to trade on the new york stock exchange under the ticker baba. it has little presence in the united states although many analysts are expecting that to change. i want to turn to alison kosik live on the floor of the new york stock exchange. good to see you. i know that you're expecting
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this to list any second here. talk to us about the access to this stock. is this something that everyone can buy or is this only for institutional investors? >> well, at this point, at this moment it's for institutional investors and that's what the process is right now. you look over my shoulder, you're seeing this price range that's $90 to $91. that's what john q. public will have a chance to buy it at. this is the minimum at what john q. public will be buying it at. but the expectation is that price will go higher in the minutes before alibaba goes public. that pricing is happening right now so short answer to your question, alibaba is not open for trading but chances are that price is going to go higher if you're just a regular person looking to buy this stock that range is probably going to go at least a little bit higher. >> so alison, we gave a primer there on what alibaba is, but people are confused about wow, this is the biggest ipo ever. how will alibaba affect our lives, or will it, here in the
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united states? any connection? >> what's interesting is that not a lot of people actually know what alibaba is and what's interesting is you see that alibaba, which is a chinese company, decided to list on an american exchange here at the new york stock exchange. it didn't list on the hong kong exchange and there's a lot of reasons for that. a big reason is because of the way its corporate structure is. alibaba actually has 27 people in control of its board of directors which that essentially means that shareholders aren't really the decision makers for the way the stock goes. and it seems to be a trend these days so while shareholder cans get a cut of the profits, they don't have voting power. so that seems to be a trend that actually rubbed the hong kong exchange the wrong way but seems to be rubbing people here in the u.s. in the right way because you see the demand is so strong because institutional investors got in on this stock at $68.
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once again, we go back to that price range, that price range is going higher because of the demand for this stock. no matter what the corporate structure is, john. >> limitless market in china for its products and services. >> gigantic there. >> our thanks to alison kosik on the floor of the exchange. ahead for thus hour, a manhunt intensifies for a suspected cop killer. a sharp shooting survivalist who has talked about committing mass murder. the newest addition to the top 10 most-wanted list. and frightening moments for passengers. they cry, they pray as thick smoke fills a flight heading to austin, texas. we'll tell you a little bit more about what happened and you'll hear from those passengers.
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search warrants have been executed a short time ago in the hunt for university of virginia sophomore hannah graham. a cnn team in charlottesville says about a dozen police girls are at a complex, an apartment complex, the officers are putting up crime scene tape. this all comes after new surveillance images emerged showing a man following the 18-year-old on foot near a downtown charlottesville mall. the man in the video later came to the police department and told officers he was following graham because she looked distressed. he told police he stopped trailing her when he saw another man approach her and put his arm around her. police said they were looking for that man as a person of interest in the case. >> cnn's senior producer is on
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the ground right now outside of the apartment complex where police right now we believe are searching. eric, can you hear us? >> i hear you fine, john. >> give us a sense of what you're seeing and what's going on right now at that scene. >> well, right now we're at an apartment complex maybe two to three miles away from that pedestrian mall where hannah was last seen early in the morning of saturday. what led them here was a vehicle, a person that they thought had an association with the case. they wanted to check out that vehicle that was parked in front of the apartment. they did -- they got a search warrant on that vehicle. what they found inside that vehicle led them to believe that there was more evidence that needed to be gathered inside the apartment. so they got a search warrant for inside the apartment. they have been inside that apartment for maybe about the last hour or so gathering evidence, whatever evidence that can be. the police chief told us that there is no one here at the apartment, we're not quite sure who the vehicle belongs to that
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they actually impounded. police would give us little information on who this apartment belongs to and whether there's a direct link to that person that was seen in the video. i asked the police chief myself "is there a link to the person in the video and the person who lives in this apartment?" and he would not elaborate on that. no one has been questioned at this apartment complex but police have been inside, like i said, for approximately the last hour. john? >> it is interesting, two separate warrants issued here, the first one for the car and they did finding? the car that led them to want to search more and get a second warrant. so you get the sense that something's going on. >> it's interesting, just to back up for you, hannah's parents say they were worried that something had happened to her after she left a gathering of friends friday night. we saw the emergence of that video and eric maybe you can help us clarify. there's word that there was one man seen following hannah on video and then he says he left
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when he saw another man come and put his arm around hannah. that man went to police and said -- told them exactly what they saw. >> that's exactly correct. the man who was a witness in this came forward, he came forward to police, he contacted police on his own. police have talked to him. and they're wondering whether the second man in the video was there to help hannah as well because she seemed lost and confused. that person they really want to talk to and we don't know if that person is in any way associated with this apartment complex. >> eric fiegel, thanks for being there. obviously something going on right where you are right now in this search. we'll check back in with you as developments warrant. we appreciate it. meantime, in pennsylvania, the search for a suspected cop killer eric matthew frein enters its seventh day. he is now on the fbi's ten most wanted fugitive list and the feds are offering $100,000 in reward for information leading to his capture. >> that is in addition to the
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$75,000 being offer bid pennsylvania crime stoppers. frein is accused of opening fire on police barracks last friday night killing one officer, wounding another. this all happened in the small central pennsylvania town of blooming grove. our law enforcement analyst tom fuentes joins us. we know that community right now is reeling. they are terrified, they don't know if this man is still among them. they don't know if he's hidden in the woods somewhere. tom, of course, we know given your time with the fbi you have seen cases like this before. we also know there's been a bit of a description of this guy, heavy smoker, a weapons enthusiast, a survivalist, that he has a grudge against law enforcement. give us an idea about what stands out to you the most about this guy and the danger he poses to this community. >> michaela, i think the biggest thing that stands out to me is that he planned that ambush of the police officers at the state police barracks, at their shift change. so he hid himself in the woods
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nearby, waited for the change, the officers come and he shoots and kills one and severely wounds the second officer and i think it wasn't a spontaneous spontaneous act that he pulled over for a traffic stop and decided to kill the officer who approached his car. this was a planned out assassination assassination of a police officer. >> i was surprised by the fact he was apparently obsessed with eastern europe military conflicts and he would dress up in uniform stage fake battles, i've never heard of anything like that. tom, what's the mo here. when someone like this does plan an assassination of this nature, does he or she have more in store or is this a one off and he lieds as long as he can. >> i think normally there's more in store and i think that's the problem with a case like this but anything's possible so the police can't take for granted well, he stole somebody's car and he's five states away by
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this time or that he abandoned his car in that pond with his driver's license, with social security number but he has the guns and we have no idea how many magazines, how much ammunition, what other equipment or supplies he took with him. at a certain point, a person would want to have shelter beyond just camping himself under leaves in the forest and that would mean normally a home invasion. to go in and seek shelter food, water, electricity if he's trying to power his phones and other equipment. so the danger here is that he poses a complete danger to the general public that live anywhere close. >> tom, it's reminding me so much of the case we saw in southern california with christopher dorner. term same thing is that they didn't know how far this guy may have gotten. they didn't know if it was a one off and then we found out later that it wasn't. the community was really terrified because, again, you
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don't know at which point -- where could this person be on the run? again, you don't know if this person is watching television, has communication with the outside world where do you think they'll go from here? kids are going school on monday, i know they canceled some class this is week out of concern. >> i think they have to keep up the intensive search in that area and even if they search an area and clear it they have to go back later because he could circle back to an area that's been search and cleared by the police the police can't say we've been there, they have to go back and go back and go back and i think that just hoping that at some point that he surfaces to do the next things which probably going to be shoot more police officers or carjack somebody or take hostages. anything's possible and the police are in an extremely
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difficult situation with that. >> especially considering that they lost one of their own and another was severely injured. really concerning. tom fuentes, always a pleasure to have you with us. thanks for adding your voice to the conversation. >> thank you, michaela. >> 11:27. ahead that the hour, hillary clinton calling for a women's movement. is it because she wants to advance their economic power or her own political aspirations? we have strategies on both sides of the isle. they'll be here to discuss it with us. 3rd and 3. 58 seconds on the clock, what am i thinking about? foreign markets. asian debt that recognizes the shift in the global economy. you know, the kind that capitalizes on diversity across the credit spectrum and gets exposure to frontier and emerging markets. if you convert 4-quarter p/e of the s&p 500, its yield is doing a lot better... if you've had to become your own investment expert, maybe it's time for bny mellon, a different kind of wealth manager ...and black swans are unpredictable.
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when we can turn an issue into a political movement that demands people be responsive during the election season it carries over. so these issues have to be in the lifeblood of this election and any election. >> former secretary of state hillary clinton calling for a women's movement on economic issues to start right now which is ahead of the midterm elections, we should note. >> things like equal pay for women, affordable child care, paid sick leave. those are the issues the democrats are stressing and you can bet hillary clinton will be preaching to the choir next hour when she speaks at the dnc women's leadership forum. joining us to discuss so many things, we have a republican stralt gist, a former spokeswoman for the george w. bush administration and our political commentator maria cardona, a democratic strategist who was a senior advisor and
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spokeswoman for the hillary clinton for president cam main 2008. maria, since you might know a thing or two, you're part of team hillary, are we getting a sneak peek here at presidential campaign message? >> you better believe it, michaela. if secretary clinton runs, this will be a huge piece of her campaign. and, look, it's a winning issue not just for democrats and the campaigns but for america. i mean, there are facts that actually show that when you fight for women's issues that when women make it economically when they are successful economically the country does better so when you talk about minimum wage, which republicans don't want to raise, two thirds of women are the ones who hold these jobs. when you talk about equal pay for equal work, when they're not getting as much money as men are for the same jobs that's a huge issue for women all around the country so you can get not just
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on secretary clinton focusing on these issues but every democrat in this election, the midterms as well as the presidential. and it's working for them. it's one of the reasons why president obama won. a huge gender gap. >> it worked for gap. whether it's working for them or will work for them in a month or so remains to be seen which begs the question, mercedes, in 2010 there was not a gender gap in the election, in 2012 there was. will bit an issue in a month and a half? >> well, let's go back to history here. in 2010 in the midterm elections, republicans actually edged out democrats with women voters. so to say that democrats are clearly winning over women, if you start looking at the poll numbers that just came out today, i mean, the democrats are -- have dropped. now only 47% of women actually prefer democratic candidates. if you go into battleground congressional districts, 67% of women voters believe that our country is going in the wrong direction. 53% disapprove of obama's performance.
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again, they're losing the trust in the democratic party and this is an opportunity for the republicans to come out strong and ensure that they can win these women voters in the midterm elections. >> i agree that there is an opportunity. there's always an opportunity for republicans to do better because they've been doing so badly with women thus far. but if you look at the battleground states, especially senate states, the senate campaigns, why is it that they're so close? why is it that republicans are not looking at this wave that they all predicted six or seven or eight months ago? it's because of the women's vote. it's because there is a huge gender gap still there. and these campaigns will be waged on local issues. so each of these candidates, the democratic candidates, will be focused on making the distinction that it's democrats who are the ones who focused on women's economic viability and when you have today the majority of women are running the households, the majority of women are graduating from college and have post-graduate
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degrees but yet they don't have as big an economic viability as men and republicans aren't fighting for that, that is a huge contrast. it's a winning issue for dems. >> i think when you look at the white house that, in fact, they can't even narrow their gap when it comes to equal pay for equal work i mean, you're going for from the top down. so let's take a look at these congressional districts. it's very clear that right now that democrats are in a bit more of a disadvantage than republicans and that the women voters are taking a very clear look at these candidates. i mean, that is why you had debbie wasserman schulz calling republicans wife beaters and you've had several missteps when it comes to the congressman calling joni ernst calling her a chick. you guys are overreaching, it's not working and the republicans again have a strong opportunity to talk about why the economy is sputtering, which is because of obama's failed policies as well
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as the fact that the majority of women voters oppose obamacare because they're losing access to their doctors, having to pay higher premiums and all of these issues combined with the fact that they are not feeling safe from an international perspective with the threats that we are experiencing in obama's lack of strategy is impacting the women voters. and i think republicans have a clear opportunity to take them. >> well, you both had a chance to get your message out. i don't know that either of your were shortchanged? >> we tried to keep it as balanced as we could. >> we'll see what happens after the midterm. >> we will. maria, mercedes, thanks for joining us, we appreciate it. as we mentioned, hillary clinton does speak in the next hour at the dnc women's leadership forum. we'll monitor that and bring you the key moments. imagine being on a flight that fills up with so much smoke you can barely see the person next to you. it happened to these jetblue passengers bound for austin. we'll tell you more about this emergency and how it played out. >> also, scotland said no to
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happens. >> ladies and gentlemen, we've had a right engine failure. >> reporter: terrifying video from inside the cabin of jetblue flight 1416. the air thick with smoke. >> keep your seat belt fastened. >> reporter: it was shortly after takeoff when something went wrong. >> i heard a weird noise. the landing gear came up then a pop. >> reporter: the airline says there was an issue with the number-two engine on the plane. >> please stay in your seats and we'll try to clear the cabin of smoke. >> reporter: the oxygen masks failed to deploy according to one passenger, forcing the attendants to manually release them. >> we were way over the ocean, probably a couple miles out, and you immediately got the smell and it obviously was something burning. >> reporter: the pilot immediately turned the plane back to long beach. you can hear babies crying as the 142 passengers and five crew members braced for an emergency landing. >> once we turned around and got over land it was very -- it was jarring all over the place and then people started to get really worried.
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>> reporter: he thought he was going die. >> i thought this was it. my wife was right next to me, we were going on vacation and she held me, she was crying and i was like, well, here we go. >> the scariest part of the whole thing was when we were coming down for landing and the flight attendants were yelling "brace, brace, brace." and they kept repeating it and repeating it and it was at the top of their lungs. >> reporter: after landing safely a round of applause from all on board. >> 1416 is on the ground. 1416 will be evacuating. >> reporter: the control tower told the pilot smoke wasn't coming from the engine, but the passengers weren't waiting. they quickly escaped down the slides. >> i figured, you know, it would be too hot to wear black. >> reporter: celeb passenger with the twilight" actor tweeted photos of everyone crowding the tarmac including his family, the plane in the background. four people were injured, thankfully none seriously. >> i'm happy to be alive. i don't think i'll ever be mean
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to anybody ever again. >> reporter: stephanie elam, cnn, los angeles. >> it's the bang and the smoke, it's the everything there. >> kids crying and people freaking out. kudos to the pilots on board and to the crew members on board, get everybody there and home to their destination. it's going to be a while until they forget that. >> as in never. >> ever. >> ahead for us at this hour, the united kingdom still united. scotland says no to independence but even so, the political scene there has changed forever. we will have a big impact on the rest of the world as well. who's going to make it happen? discover a new energy source. turn ocean waves into power. design cars that capture their emissions. build bridges that fix themselves. get more clean water to everyone. who's going to take the leap? who's going to write the code? who's going to do it? engineers. that's who. that's what i want to do.
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who had been campaigning to break away says he is stepping down as the scottish first minister and the leader of the scottish nationalist party. 55% of people in scotland voted to stay within the still united kingdom. >> there were scenes of joyous merry making from the "no" camp. however, we know this is not the end of the political turmoil. our senior international correspondent nic robertson joins us from glasgow. a pleasure to have you, nic. i imagine today we're seeing what happens. what does there mean now for the future of scotland, of the uk, and what does it mean for politics there? >> you know, looking at the future of scotland it mean there is there will be greater powers in scotland. looking at the future in the uk, there's a real constitutional shakeup coming and if you take a more broad look, if scotland had gone independent, what you would have seen would have been a more socialist government, a government that wanted to get the nuclear weapons, the nuclear
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submarines stored here, based here in scotland for the whole of united kingdom, scotland would have got rid of those weapons, it is anti-nuclear weapons'. britain would have been and therefore, a lessor ally for the united states and as britain has been in iraq and afghanistan. so you would have had essentially a scotland that would have stayed outco complety and that would have been different. britain would have been smaller and potentially weaker and a less able ally for the united states. >> some of the scots are acting out behind you. the margin was ten points but, still, 45% of the people in scotland said they wanted out. that's a lot. are they going to try again or is this it at this point? >> reporter: you know, not again
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for a generation was the sort of campaign slogan. not again for even a lifetime, david cameron said this morning. i talked to some of the young activists here and obviously passions are still high here. everyone was sort of actively engaged with the youth here. but the sense is that they would like to take another shot if they could but i don't think that's going to be the political leadership to take them in that direction at the moment, if you will, and we heard earlier today the finance minister of scotland, a member of the scottish national party pushing for independence and he also, following this vote said, look, really, not again for another generation. while you have young passions high here, the reality is calmer heads are saying not for a while. john, michaela? >> it's nice to see that younger voter taking such a keen interest in your reporting. literally, nic, you're a constant professional. >> he's ice cold.
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>> ice cold. >> we appreciate it, nic. we've been watching this as we know many nations around the world have when they look at the question of unity and independence. the two debates on either side. many countries watching how this vote would turn out. >> the margin of error is much greater by 45%. certainly would have wanted perhaps the referendum of their own. >> it didn't happen. at this hour, thousands of tourists still trying to get out of cabo san lucas after a hoek ripped through their vacation spot. we'll have the latest on their plight coming up.
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disease, they lose any sense of feeling that they are controlling their lives. they are prodded and poked and touched and they are often so afraid. our daughter is sarah and she was diagnosed with leukemia. she was such an incredible little soul who taught me about the power that's inside of ourselves. >> are you ready? >> yes! >> okay. begin. >> after our daughter passed away, i started a program that provides classes to children who are sick. to teach them the martial arts to make them feel powerful. >> good. every single type of martial arts uses the breath to take control. >> i'm a black belt in tae kwon do. we allow children to gain these
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tools. >> you're totally in control. >> to really face down so much of the fear and the anger that accompanies pain. breathe in. and you can see that light on their face. i feel like their souls are shining. >> i have the power to make the pain go away and nothing's impossible. nothing. >> how about that? if you'd like to learn more about rabbi goldberg and his amazing work, visit cnnheroes.com. >> isn't that amazing? >> it's amazing. it's been days since hurricane odile hit cabo san lucas. thousands of tourists are trying to get out. the line at the airport stretched more than a mile and a half. the state department has been arranging flights for them. >> the hurricane devastated the
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area. mexico sent in troops to protect the tourists from widespread looting. >> we were all hunkered down in the hallways and then some of the windows shattered so we quickly moved into the bathroom. >> power outages, looting, i mean, it was crazy. it looked like a war zone. >> hotels have been running out of food and water. there's no money in the atms, no phone service. so far the mexican government says 18,000 tourists have been flown out. 16 of the city's firefighters stranded at a wedding there are among those heading home. the doctor who was attending joan rivers when she went into cardiac arrest is speaking out. gwen korovin denies taking a selfie with the unconscious rivers during the procedure. a source told cnn the doctor
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took the photo saying that rivers would think it was funny. investigations into rivers' death are still under way. well, that wraps up our week at this hour. thanks for joining us. i'm michaela pereira. >> and i'm john berman. "legal view" begins right now with ashleigh banfield. hello, everyone. i'm ashleigh banfield. finally after a very long silence, the nfl commissioner roger goodell is manning to come out of the shadows and answer the questions live on camera from actual reporters. mr. goodell is going to hold a press conference this afternoon. the news has come to us. this is going to happen at 3:00 p.m. eastern time. that announcement comes after pretty shocking details have been released on the nfl's latest big headache. you might even call it big nightmare. you think the ray rice domestic

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