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i'm poppy harlow in new york. 7:00 eastern this saturday night. we begin with the deaths of 224 people who were on board this russian airliner. it crashed in egypt 23 minutes after take off. 17 victims were children. investigators believe a technical failure most likely called this airbus-321 to come down. expect to learn more from the cockpit voice recorder and black box recorder, both of which have been retrieved.
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the weather was clean when this flight took off from sharm el sheikh. loved ones are experiencing heartache. >> everything looked normal. >> he was on holiday with his family. 10-month-old daughter. >> ian lee is live in cairo. you heard it there. a 10-month-old little girl on this plane. 17 children, 224 people. it sounds like right now they are point to go something technical that went wrong. >> reporter: that's right, poppy. that's what we are hearing from both the egyptians and the russians. they believe there was some sort of technical issue. although, when we heard from the civil administration, the
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minister, he said that there was a routine check of the plane before take-off. there was nothing that seemed out of the ordinary. and when the plane was at its cruising altitude about 20 minutes into the flight, that's when it just dropped out of radar. and really it is that gap right before and right after. that's what investigators are going to be looking into. the two black boxes will be brought to cairo where experts can go over all the little details before we learn exactly what brought down the plane. the wreckage is over an area that has the diameter of five miles. right now as you can see, it's dark. they are still looking for bodies of those who have died. 224 people lost their lives. right now, about 130 of them have been brought to the city of suez and cairo. and what we are hearing from egyptian officials, they are
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going through the gruesome task of trying to identity the bodies so they can be returned to their loved ones. >> you know this terrain well. when you're talking about where it crashed, give us some background on that area. we do know it is a hot spot for militant activity. what are investigators facing there? >> so when you look at this, there is a couple of things to take into consideration. first off, the northern part has been a hotbed of insurgency. hundreds of people have been killed. when you have rescue personnel trying to get just to the site of the crash, they have to take in security is for themselves into consideration. also, we're hearing on social media that isis is claiming responsibility for bringing down this airplane. now, we must say, though, egyptian officials, russian officials have said there is no
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indication that terrorism was involved. also, it would be from following militants in sinai. it isn't known they would have these sorts of weapons to take down a plane like this in the first place. so it could be them trying to seize the opportunity to scare people. but we do know at this time that air france and lufthansa are diverting from the northern part of sinai. british airlines says they still feel it is safe to fly over that route. >> thank you very much, ian. egyptian aviation officials say there is really nothing abnormal before the crash. nothing abnormal with the plane. there was a routine check. it came out fine. what could have caused this? let's bring in former inspector general for u.s. transportation. this plane disappearing off radar 23 minutes into flight.
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usually when you have something cavity traffic that is going to happen, it doesn't happen when you reach cruise. >> absolutely not. most happen at or near takeoff or landing or climbing out or the landing sequence. this is extremely rare. what happens in recent history it has been severe weather, level 6 thunderstorms, like airasia, 708 or an explosion. very rare to have, as the pilot allegedly said, a technical difficulty and started descent. it was fast but not out of the parameters for this plane. >> investigators are saying at this point it appears to be a technical problem. we know this is an a-321. this is about 19, 20 years old. but that is not old for an aircraft. what do we know about how sophisticated this aircraft is? >> this plane is very, very sophisticated. that was good for the carrier in russ russia.
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but this, for this airline to have an airbus, good western aircraft. very sophisticated. 12,000 hours. that is a lot of experience. presumably a lot of hours were on this plane. but the words that he supposedly to get off that he had technical difficulty. and i think it was 6,000 feet per minute descent would suggest that it was mechanical. >> what about jurisdiction? who will be ultimately in charge of determining what happened? because you have russia demanding sort of in one investigation. you have the egyptian officials dealing with what's on the ground. you have the bea, the european sister to the ntsb, germany and france part of this. who leads? >> well, egypt. according to the treaty, the montreal treaty, which all aviation nations have signed, egypt has the lead.
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folks will remember that from malaysia 370. because the plane is a french manufacturer, the french b he a will be involved. you want them involved. they're pretty good. russia will be involved because of the citizenship of the registry of the airline and the citizenship of the people on board. so that's pretty typical. it is not unusual. russia announced they are starting an investigation into the airline, which i would too. that's what you do when an airplane goes down and it is technical. you need to start a safety scrub of that vehicle. >> thank you very much. as we get more information, of course we will bring it to you. again, you have 224 people who perished. seven of the dead are crew members. most of the 217 others were russians on vacation. nic robertson is live in st. petersburg. i know they have a makeshift
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memorial. i can't imagine what it is like seeing the family members come. >> reporter: it's tough for people here. this is a national day of mourning now. president putin has called for national day of mourning. in the last few minutes, more people have been coming. there were so many flowers coming, people have been continue to go come. the flurries have been put over on this bench. also down here you will see there are children's toys down here. teddy bears. children have been coming and putting these here. 25 children on board the flight. psychologists are helping the families who have lost loved ones on board the aircraft. we're told the first of the bodies will be returned here repatriated to russia sometime on sunday, 2:00 in the morning here, already sunday here. so the first of the bodies arriving back. the governor of this area says
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it is not clear when they been be returned to the families for burial. that will depend in part on the investigation. and he said when that does happen there will be more days of mourning. a man 2:00 in the morning is coming up, leaving a children's toy, placing these brightly colored carnations here. everyone that comes, pauses to look. this gentleman just pause to go take a look, say a prayer before they move off. this is what they have been seeing throughout the evening here. a psychologist who was inside the airport, we were listening for psychologists talking with a friend earlier, explaining how she is feeling stressed, run down, tired because she has been talk to go all the families. it's very emotional draining for her. hundreds of families have had consultation. 115 families we're told have given dna to russian authorities to help with the beginning of the identification of all the
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bodies. poppy? >> nic robertson live for us tonight in st. petersburg, russia. thank you, nic. ahead, president obama elected on a proms to end america's wars now ex expanding in the front against isis. will it draw america further to a long and bloody civil war in syria? also, the story of an american risking everything on the front lines to fight isis. his story next. you wouldn't order szechuan without checking the spice level. it really opens the passages. waiter. water. so why would you invest without checking brokercheck? check your broker with brokercheck.
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rebel groups in syria will will get $100 million in u.s. aid. this after word that the united states will deploy a group of special forces on the ground in syria. a handful of americans have gone there on their own to take on isis. one former u.s. soldier is there alongside kurdish fighters. he has a warning for other americans who might want to warn him. clarissa ward with this exclusive interview. >> reporter: poppy, dozens of americans and europeans have gone to syria to fight with kurdish ypg fighters against isis. one american has been killed.
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and we ran into another one who said he is willing to stay there to continue the fight. randy roberts has spent much of the last seven months on the front lines. the former u.s. army specialist who deployed twice was studying graphic design in the u.s. when he decided to join the fight against isis. >> i felt i could, given my past military experience and that i had been to this region before, that i could contribute. and i could actually help the cause. >> how did you get guidance as to how to get here, who to link up with? >> well, google. >> google? that's how you were planned your fight against eyes dismiss. >> yeah. i looked up westerners who had come over before me. >> roberts is more than 100 westerners who have come to
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syria and iraq to fight with kurdish forces. the internet is full of ypg pop propaganda. they have packing lists on what to bring. at a small training camp in northern syria, we watched new recruits. among them two americans. unlike roberts, few had any military experience. >> you need a lot of people who think this is going to be the gaming experience, call of duty. they think because they understand how to pull the trigger on a controller they know how to do it in real life. >> in and tight to your body. >> roberts believes the most valuable gift he can offer is training.
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while some kurdish fighters welcome western volunteers as a morale boost, others dismissed their presence as a nuisance. >> do you think you have help? >> i do, yes. >> some people would say this isn't your war. this isn't your business. >> it's better to stand up and do something if you think you can help than sit back and watch. hey, it's on the other side of the world, not my problem. >> certainly the risks are real. one american died fighting alongside kurdish fighters this past summer in syria. robert has seen how tenacious an enemy isis can be. >> they keep us from advancing on these villages. they also have little trenches that they hide in. so they pop up and machine gunfire. >> has it ever crossed your mind that you could get killed? >> yeah.
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yeah. >> that's a price you would be willing to pay? >> yeah. if i got to the end of my life and i hadn't come -- i looked back auto this and chose not to come out, then it would have bothered me for the rest of my life. >> the united states government says it is not technically illegal for americans to go to syria and iraq to fight against isis as long as they are not doing it with a terrorist organization. at the same time, though, poppy, they do say that they strongly discourage it. >> fascinating report. thank you for that. president obama this week committing a small number of ground troops inside syria. the white house saying fewer than 50 special operations forces will take on this mission to counter isis. daily news contributor kimberly dozier. and cnn intelligence and security analyst and former cia operative bob bear. what is your reaction to what we
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heard of the former american soldier on who took himself to fight alongside kurdish forces in. >> well, any time americans go volunteer for a foreign conflict, poppy, it worries me. it means messy front lines. it is wars they don't understand, we don't understand you have to understand he is fighting in a civil war. he is fighting for the kurdish side. any civil war like this is really messy and the lines are very unclear. >> i was certainly struck when clarissa asked how did you find out how to do this and he said google. kimberly, now he will have some extra help, american boots on the ground. 50 special ops inside syria. i just wonder what you think the impact will be. the impact could be big, couldn't it? >> well, what the forces are going to be doing is a quasi
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headquarters of the rebels. so they won't be out running into this guy somewhere with front line forces. at least not at first. it will take a month to get them there. and then every two months the pentagon will assess what else should these guys do. right now they are assessing are the people they're working with worth investing in. can they be trained? they're going to try to advise them on things like if you're going to take this town over here to the south, here are the methods you should use. and then assess how well they do at taking that town. so it's going to be a very basic kind of grading system at first before they decide should we work alongside these guys like we are inside iraq with kurdish forces. >> bob, what about the potential for intelligence gathering on the ground? you had the former obama ambassador to iraq, christopher hill, coming out yesterday and saying, look, this move is
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significant because you have had intelligence challenges on the ground in syria. you can't get all that from just being in the air. now you're going to be on the ground. >> i agree with ambassador brown. you need to be in daily touch with these people. you need to vet sources. isrs on the ground. small drones. language expertise on the ground. we will be a lot better off. right now we know next to nothing about the islamic state. you have prisoners. you've got documents. and if you know nothing about a movement like the islamic state, something will -- you're getting there. sort of like we did in iraq in 2006, 2007. it took us two or three years of being on the ground to figure out the way things work and run sources and defeat the enemy. >> kimberly, what about the fact that you do have some that say this is too little and too late. you have texas republican
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chairman max saying i don't agree with the strategy and this administration, he said, is trying to avoid disaster. while the president runs out the clock. does he have a point? >> well, even many defense officials i have spoken to say this is yet another in decremental step up to where we should have been years ago. that we have expanded our cooperation slightly with the iraqi forces on taking ramadi. a bit more with the kurdish. now a bit more with syrians on the ground. it took utter failure and billions of dollars wasted before we put people on the ground where they could assess who we can really trust and see them when they are closer to the front lines and see how they react to stress. and determine who we should put more of our resources into. so can they turn things around now? i think what we are seeing more is they are making sure, just like the russians are making sure assad isn't going to fall.
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now our input is going to make sure that at least for now some of the syrian rebel forces will stand firm. and that helps drive future associations like the ones discussed at vienna this week. hopefully we put pressure on russia to put pressure on assad to step down. at least that's what administration officials are hoping. >> it's not what we heard from putin. on russia, bob. it is a bit more complicated now because you have russia's involvement. then you put u.s. troops on the ground in the north. still, doesn't that complicate things tactically? >> absolutely. you need better deconfliction. you need russians in eastern syria with our troops to make sure we don't get bombed because the front lines are moving all the time. the last thing we need to do is have the russians get one of our positions in syria, which is possible. and also you have the iranians.
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you need deconfliction with them. they are fighting a war not all that far from where we are. the more troops we send the more complicated it gets. and, you know, frankly, i just don't see any solution with american troops or without them. the country, i have said it over and over, is gone. we need a strategy. we need to agree on what syria is going to be in the future. we need to sit down with the russians and iranians is and even bashar al assad and figure this out. but 50 troops alone isn't going to do much. >> bob baer and kimberly dozier, thank you as always. gunfire in a colorado springs neighborhood. today police say four people are dead. what investigators say happened. a live report next. ka-seltzer py cold & flu has three cold symptom fighters to relieve your tough symptoms. [deep breath] stay unstoppable. alka-seltzer plus.
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relationship with his parents now at the center of a double murder investigation. kyle was charged with two counts of murder. his parents vanishd in august. when their remains were found earlier this week, police felt they had enough evidence to charge him. >> poppy, for months it wasn't clear what happened to this couple. police had been suspicious of their son kyle. but it wasn't until remains were found on thursday police felt they got the break they needed to file charges. on the day jeffrey navin and wife jeannette were last seen in august, jeffrey and his son kyle exchanged an ominous series of text messages, according to court documents. jeffrey writes, i'm not going home until i know mom is okay. did you hurt mom, jeffrey asked? no. absolutely not. why would you think, his son kyle replies.
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i go home and get framed for murder. i'm going to the police first. and then you are setting me up. the text messages sent from jeffrey's phone leading a month-long search. police focused on text messages between kyle and his girlfriend. in one text he says we need to figure out the best way to take them down. whether it is to get money out of him somehow. f him, the business, the house, something. another text in july. one before his parents disappeared reads, it would solve every single problem and give us a weighty, amazing life. the case stalled for months. a break came thursday when human remains were found in the yard of an abandoned house nine miles from where the couple lived. >> detectives are actively work to go process the scene and exploring the possibility that
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this is continued to the missing persons case. >> they quickly moved to charge kyle mavin with their murder. those messages and cell phone power pings contradicted the story mavin told when questioned about his parents's disappearance. they found two bullet holes in his car and blood that belonged to his mother jeannette. his girlfriend jennifer was also charged with conspiracy to commit murder and hindering prosecution. cnn reached out to both attorneys and neither have commented. a day later he bought bleach, stain remover and contractor clean-up bags. after months of mystery, neighbors say they want answers. >> even if you didn't know them,
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it has been very taxing on the people in this town. >> both are being held on $2 million bail. police talked a little bit about a motive, saying the parents suppressed concern about kyle's drug habits and had talked to a witness about possibly cutting him out of their will. coming up next, jeb bush and marco rubio at the same event in iowa after a tense week. it was topped off with rubio getting a key endorsement from a major billionaire. also, how bush was trying to pop up his low polls numbers next.
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a commercial airliner bringing russian vacationers home from egypt. all 224 people on board killed.
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emergency crews trying to figure out what happened. they found both flight data recorders. now the victims's families face agonizing wait. they gave dna samples to help identify loved ones. there are no signs of terrorism at this point. vladimir putin declared sunday a day of mourning. this just in, police in colorado springs is, colorado responding to reports of a shooting that killed the suspect that they say started shooting at them. they found three people dead. police are not releasing more details at this time. they shut down 10 square blocks in downtown colorado springs for this investigation. cars are under water and highways shut down as floodwaters soak texas and the gulf coast. in houston, fire crews rescued 130 people stranded by high water. four people were killed in
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water-related incidents. rain-soaked ground is already saturated. this slow moving storm system now heading to louisiana and mississippi. to politics and a major republican fund-raiser and donor wants marco rubio to be the next president. paul singer backing marco rubio before. singer will likely be a donor to his superpacs. he is trying to convince others to do the same. it is seen is as a setback for jeb bush, who recently had to start slashes expenses and spending. he says his campaign is not on life support is. >> reporter: well, he actually got a pretty good reception. this is a forum where many gop candidates appeared.
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the crowd did stay and listen. they were engaged when jeb bush spoke. afterwards, he was mobbed by supporters. he spent 30 minutes shaking hands and signing autographs. but this really is despite the realities on the ground for the bush campaign. he is just not invested a lot of time in this state. there was a weak strategy from the bush campaign a that was released this week in which it really details and admits that, saying he is playing much more attention to south carolina and new hampshire than he is here in iowa. it was very interesting when he spoke earlier today. he opened up his speech, brushing aside poll numbers. here's what he said earlier today. >> poll numbers go up and they go down. iowa proves that in every caucus. and when they go down, you don't insult iowa voters. because they're the same interning voters whether your polls are going up or going down. you learn from iowa voters. so it is a joy to be here. >> never a bad thing to butter
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up iowa voters that was a not so subtle shot at donald trump. he really criticized them after his low poll numbers were just revealed. retweeting on his accounting a criticism of iowa voters. he later of course poppy blamed that on an intern. poppy? >> thank you for that. and the campaigns for several gop candidates are set to meet tomorrow night in washington. they are coming together again so rnc. they are frustrated with how the rnc is handling the debate process. the rnc not invited to the meeting tomorrow night. many of the candidates and the rnc not happy with gotch a a and biased questions during wednesday night's debate. the top two cancelled dates received key endorsements on the campaign trail. bernie sanders picked up three new hampshire unions. in his third speech of the day, around the state, he said middle-class americans are
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he is someone who interviewed serial killers. tom foreman, my friend and colleague here at cnn. the most terrifying moment of his life came at the thanksgiving dinner table when he and daughter were chowing down and she asked if he would run a marathon with her. my year of running dangerously. there's the book. there are the well-known shoes. they thought they would come hang out with me. thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> so you start is. why the challenge to dad? >> i was starting college at georgia tech. it's hard when you are the first kid out of the house. you want to spend more time with your parents. you don't want to be the one who is not home with the group.
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so i asked to run a marathon with me because i knew he wouldn't say no. >> why is it so scary for you, tom? >> because i was over 50. i used to marathon when i was young, but i was in my 20s. it is really hard. i honestly didn't know if i had one in me he said, sure, i will take a swing at it. >> how many marathons have you run that day? official marathons? i think 13. 12 or 13. i have done three ultra marathons, over 50 miles. >> you are an ultra runner. >> i know ultra runners. i hang out with them sometimes. >> i ran three miles this morning. >> hey, that's good. >> thanks. so the book, what is interesting is this is -- those of us who run even short distances, it's not about the run. it is about the process, the thinking that goes along.
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it is about so much more. this book is about a lot more than running. >> absolutely. it's about what you go through running with somebody who you care about and what you learn through running. because you learn an awful lot about yourself and how to deal with change and about challenges. i knew that was important to you. she's about college studying very difficult things. you need something to pace yourself out. >> not only are you this amazing runner, great daughter. but you're a real life rocket scientist. >> i'm working on my masters in aeronautic at m.i.t. and masters in public technology. >> what is it like for you to do with your dad, the bonding and the closeness? >> it was a nice way to transition from being the high school kid with lots of questions about where i was going to change the conversation to something more about being friends, right? we're not just father/daughter. we are good friends. our family has always been very close. all four of us do stuff
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together. my sister and i ran 10 miles in atlanta last weekend. we do the running and vacation thing. we ran in california over the summer. >> you can't just go be a bum on the beach? >> why didn't you suggest that? that would have been fun. >> is there a moment in here that stands out most to you? >> my favorite part i think is the conversation he has with his brother while he's run the ultra. because it wasn't just our nuclear family, right? it was his brother and his sister and his parents and my mom's family and everything else. we had a tremendous amount oven courage. ment that's my favorite moment. even though it had absolutely nothing to do with me. it really captures it. it was a family effort, extended and nuclear. so it was a lot of fun. >> tom, finally to you. you are an emmy-award winning journalist, you covered war zones, you have been in the line of danger. for you, as you compare this part of your life to your
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career, what part of this has shaped you the most? >> oh, i think, you know, poppy, from what we do for a living, a lot of what we do and a lot of what many people have to do in any profession is about endurance. it is about the ability to keep going when you don't feel like going. when i ran the five marathons in five days to get here. that was about saying every day, look, i can't think about 131 miles to new york. i need to think about the next couple of miles. and i have found through this experience that it is -- i'm better now at thinking about the next few steps. if you keep taking care of those, the big picture will take care of itself. >> put one foot in front of the other. >> and try to keep up with your daughter. >> good luck tomorrow. please send pictures. i'm amazed by you. >> thank you. >> tom, thank you so much. roni, nice to meet you. thank you so much. >> the antithesis of running. some of the most indulgent
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snacking companies in the world bringing in more than $30 billion a year. you know it because of brands like this. oreo, cadbury, ritz, trident. you get the picture. i sat down with the woman in charge of it all. the chief of the company. she's among fortunes top ten most powerful women in business this year. >> snacking is a $1.3 trillion category around the world. our categories are growing at a rate 4%, 5%, 6%. they're attractive. >> you spoke recently about the cost cutting and the move to boost profits. i'm interested in the parts of the company where you're not cutting costs and you're
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investing and pouring resources into it. what are those? >> i would tell you, it's a misconception that one cannot cut costs and make investments. in our case, that's the reason we're cutting costs is not only to expand our margins but to provide the fuel to make investments in growth opportunities. and so it's been a really important part of our equation. particularly during the challenging macro environment that we've all been dealing with over the last couple of years. it's really been imperative that we find ways to lower costs to protect the investments that we're looking to make to protect our growth. >> where are you putting that money? >> primarily our growth is coming in the emerging markets, 40% of our revenues are in those markets. even though they have slowed down relative to where they have been in the past, they're still growing a couple of times the rate of the developed mark. >> your goal is by 2020 to have 25% of your revenue from better choice products. >> actually 50%.
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>> 50% now. >> yes. >> so 50%. and also to put the calorie count on the front of packaging. >> yes. >> where is corporate responsibility in that? >> what role do companies have in being as open as they can to consumers about how healthy or unhealthy this product is for you? >> as the largest snacking company in the world, i think it's imperative that we be responsible and do what we can to help consumers make informed choices. it pertains to calorie labeling, it pertains to taking some of the things that consumers don't want, ou. saturated, sodium. adding more things that are good for them. whole grains, proteins for example. we're doing all of those things in addition to making sure that our products are available in portion control sizes like 100-calorie packs or just smaller pack sizes so that they can eat as much or little of the
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product they want. >> leadership, you are consist ently named one of the -- if not the most powerful woman in business. you've held that number one spot before. you said recently that you learned a significant lesson in leadership. over the past year or so about transparency. what is that? >> you know, especially in tough times, it is so important that people trust what you're saying. so i have found even when the news is not good, my willingness to be straight with people, to tell it like it is goes a long way toward their willingness to accept whatever that news is. >> how did you learn that lesson? you've said silence is far more frightening than bad news. as the companies in the midst of the $1.5 billion in cost cutting, some leaders do step back and keep it in the boardroom and in the executive offices. not communicate it to the employees. why did you learn to do differently? >> after years of being on the receiving ends myself of
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difficult news, i came to realize that the best way to deal with others is the way i would like to be treated myself. i had found that even if the news is not what they want to hear, my willingness to get out there, to tell them the truth and to be clear about what's going on goes a really long way. >> you're here at the -- most profitable women summit. you've come for many, many years. for future female leaders, for whatever leader follows you, what advice do you have for them that you have learned along the way? >> take a risk. i think that is the best advice i can give to female leaders. i think there are so many opportunities to make a difference in our world, there are so many challenges, i think women can bring a unique set of skills to those challenges and i think the -- but you have to be willing to go for it. >> even if it gives you that feeling in your stomach, like -- >> especially then. >> especially then. i read that you said that your
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childhood ambition was to become president of the united states. >> that's true. >> certainly not too late. might we see you run one day? >> i think i have met so many criteria in having the privilege to lead this, it's been a significant role, i've been able to have an impact which was what motivated me when i was younger to aspire to, to do something as profound as the presidency. >> have people come to you and asked you to run? >> not yet. i'm very happy what i am doing. thank you. >> coming up next, tonight's number, the number is 2. try to guess. we'll explain after the break. you never know when it'll be your moment to shine. so don't trust your smile to any regular toothpaste. improved crest 3d white brilliance removes 5 times more stains than the red box. try the whole collection for a smile that gets you noticed.
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finally tonight, the number. the number is 2. we chose 2 pause we learned this
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week that married couples in china can have two children. for decades, they were limited to having one child. that was enforced through fines and sometimes forced sterilization. with more than 1.3 billion people in china, well, they instituted the one child policy in the 1970s to try to control population growth. but now it's all about the economy. china satisfies demographics changed in a major way. the population is aging. china wants a younger and more revitalized workforce. it's a change for the populous country. some questions. will couples living in cities choose to have more than one child giving the high cost of raising kids there. also, could the new policy help to end the gender imbalance where men outnumber women by 34 million. researchers at peking university expect it could affect 100 million chinese couples. up next, lisa ling tells us what
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