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hello, everyone, it's 11:00 on the east coast. i'm fredricka whitfield. newsroom starts right now. and the insults continue to fly on the campaign trail after a week of democrats and republicans hurling claims of bigotry and racism at each other. tim kaine assuming the role of attack dog at a rally in tallahassee, florida, earlier, speaking at a historically black
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university. kaine telling supporters that donald trump embraces the ku klux klan values. >> he has supporters like david duke. connected with the ku klux klan who are going around and saying donald trump is their candidate because donald trump is pushing their values. ku klux klan values, david duke values, donald trump values, are not american values. they're not our values and we've got to do all we can to fight to push back and win. >> rnc chair reince priebus fighting back saying tim kaine sunk to new lows with dirty and deplorable attacks which have no place in this campaign. kaine is meeting with officials in pembroke pines, florida, and we'll keep an eye to see if he continues with this dialogue. this as hillary clinton is at the fbi office in white plains, new york, for her first
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classified national security briefing. and we're also learning new details surrounding that clean bill of health from donald trump's doctor. there he is. herald bornstein told nbc news he spent five minutes writing the letter in which we called donald trump the healthiest person ever elected to the presidency. while trump's limo waited outside for the doctor to finish. trump is scheduled to speak later today at an event honoring veterans in des moines, iowa. we're there. sunland, this week, a fiery rhetoric capped off by new ads airing online as well. >> reporter: that's right. this week, the rhetoric really reached a brand-new level. these are big weighty heavy words, charges of racism, name calling, labels of bigotry from the candidates. certainly reached an unprecedented level for presidential candidates. but it was notable as we saw
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this week, this bare knuckled fight over charges of racism. when clinton gave this big take down of trump on thursday you did not see republicans coming out and defending him and those charges that clinton made about him. that certainly was notable. but the candidates and the campaigns are really doubling down. both of them out with me ads. you know, really doubling down on this strategy. here's a small part of both their ads. >> they are often the kinds of kids that are called superpredators, no empathy. we can talk about why they ended up that way. we have to bring them to heal. >> you called out defending the use of the term super predator. why did you call him out? >> it was a racist term and everybody knew it was a racist term. >> i have a great relationship with the blacks. >> what the hell do you have to
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lose? >> now, donald trump is expected to speak here in des moines, iowa, in just a few hours. he'll be attending senator joanie ernst events here. donald trump is met with certainly some stern words this morning from the senator, who was once considered a potential vp pick for him. she tells "the washington post" in an interview that both candidates need to tone down the rhetoric. she said they need to take this into civil discourse. i say to both of them back down and calls for both of them to return to issues over this sort of name calling and rhetoric. we'll see when donald trump speaks here in just a few hours, fred, if he sticks to that advice from the senator. >> we shall see. as attacks reached fevered pitch, both candidates defending their use of some of the harshest words yet. >> she is a bigot. >> in what way? >> you look at what's happening
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in the inner cities, at what's happening to african-americans and hispanics in this country where -- >> bigoted is having hatred toward -- >> she's selling them down to tubes. >> from the start, donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. he is taking hate groups mainstream. >> for more on this i want to bring in cnn's political analyst ron brownstein and director for the university of virginia larry sabado. ron, was this kind of a blip on the real, meaning they hurled these insults, call each other bigots just to set the words, you know, straight and then punk ch chew wait and it's time to move on? is this the tone? >> i think the gone got
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overheated this week than it's going to stay or should stay. the fundamental fault line in this election, this above all as it has evolved has become an election about national identity and how we feel about living in a diverse society that becoming a true world society. if you look at the coalitions that are aligned behind donald trump and hillary clinton the fundamental fault line between them is their attitudes toward the cultural changes. donald trump mobilized to win the republican nomination, the portions of the republican party that were the most uneasy about the aspects and manifestations of the changes in society and now as you see him reshifting his positions on issues like immigration they brought in a team that can add. and that team has told them that's roughly 40% of the general electorate and he's facing a reality where 60% of voters said they view him as racially biassed. i think the rhetoric got out of
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control and charges became too ex tre extreme it's revealing. >> do you see it that way? this is about national identity? this is what they're trying to accomplish? >> i sure do. look, this is a scorched earth campaign. we've known that for months. it's going to continue to be a scorched earth campaign. they may go on to other subjects. i would reemphasize what ron has said. the fault lines in this campaign and between our two parties in the modern era are racial, gender based and class based. and you're going to see appeals on both sides to the parts of the american coalition that are with them. as we have said for a long time the coalition of the ascendant is with the democrats. meaning, that their supporters are a larger and larger proportion of the electorate. 30% of the people who vote are going to be members of minority groups. right now, donald trump is at an historic low in the modern era with a republican among these
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groups. >> so ron, while this might be a turn off to some, might be preaching to the choir for others, when you look at and look at some of the recent polling and see what's red missouri there is one point between donald trump and a hillary clinton. trump being up just by one point. so what we're seeing right now, you know, unfold, are we finding this is advantageous for these candidates? you say yes? >> yeah. >> in what way? >> i get my nickel of royalties every time someone uses coalition of the ascendant, which i coined back in 2008, so i'll expect a check later today. yes, basically, you know, as larry pointed out, what you're seeing, you know, the modern democratic coalition has three compoemants, it's centered around minority voters which he has will grow, millennial voters, 20 more voters are registered than 2012. the third big piece is college
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educated and secular whites, especially women. what we're seeing in states like missouri, arizona and georgia is enough movement among the third group to bring those states into play. still an uphill climb for hillary clinton. but she's doing better with college educated whites than democrats usually perform. those are the same voters that have taken virginia and colorado off the board. have made pennsylvania and new hampshire tough for donald trump and making north carolina within reach for her. donald trump is largely around two reasons, one, that they don't view him as qualified, second precisely because many white collar whites view him as racially biassed. he's underperforming. those are the voters, actually, fred more than minority voters themselves that are the target of this effort to reposition on issues like immigration. >> i wonder, larry is there something to the attack method that really seemed to be coined by donald trump, that was his
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style. now clinton, tim kaine they felt like they had to go ing there. are we seeing it's beneficial or serving them well meaning clinton and kaine or is it time to back off? >> clinton and kaine understand that their coalition of the ascendance to add another nickel to ron's royalties here. they are with the coalition of the ascendant, now it's $0.15. so they're pleased about that. what they have to do is to continue to rete enforce that and to make sure that their coalition partners understand the stakes in the election. look at what donald trump is doing by contrast. his new, third set of campaign advisors have obviously pointed out to him that unless he broadens his coalition he can forget about victory on november 8th. he started to weaken on his core issue of immigration. then his base revolted -- >> he'll dispute that. he says he hasn't weakened.
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he's hardened he says. >> he tried to move away from it. and because of sarah palin and others let him know that he'd pay a big price for doing it he moved back where he was, which means he can't broaden his coalition. he is stuck in a tight corner. >> interesting. all right. larry, ron, cha ching that's what i'm hearing now. all right. thanks so much, gentlemen, we'll see you again, appreciate it. coming up, it was after this meeting with hispanic leaders that we started to see a week of shifting back tracking from donald trump over his immigration policy. just a little bit more of what larry was talking about. next i want to talk to a man who was at that meeting with the republican presidential candidate. what he was told about trump's policy. next. i've been taking fish oil from nature's bounty to support my heart. i'm running, four times a week. eating better, keeping healthy. so that no matter what happens in the future, my "future self" will thank me. thank you! you're welcome!
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after a week of back tracking and flip-flopping trump is set to explain how he plans to handle immigration. the issue is a central pillar of trump's campaign. but now with less than 73 days to go until election day, very little is clear about trump's immigration policy. in fact, his friend, former new york city mayor rudy guiliani says trump is still trying to figure it all out. here's a look at how his stance has evolved. >> they're illegal immigrants. they got to go out. you'll have a deportation force and do it humanely. we'll be saying you have to go. and there can be a softening, because we're not looking to hurt people. we want people. we have some great people in this country. they'll pay back taxes, they have to pay taxes. there's no amnesty as such.
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there's no amnesty. but we work with them. i don't think it's a safeniofte. >> 11 million who have not committed a crime there's going to be a path to legalization. >> you know, it's a process. you can't take 11 at one time and just say boom you're gone. >> all right. joining me now is immigration attorney jacob monty, a member of trump's hispanic advisory council and was at trump's meeting last weekend. jacob, talk to me about this meeting and what your impressions were of donald trump's immigration policy. >> good morning, well, it was a great meeting. he showed up prepared. he acknowledged that the toughest part is what to do with the 11 million people. that told me and the rest of the group he had studied the issue. he didn't commit to anything. we are anticipating the speech next week.
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but i feel confident that something that is compassionate, going to recognize the business contributions the immigrants make and it's going to make us safer because we want border security, also. >> you said he didn't commit. was your expectation he would expound detail, at least to this audience, of you, at the table, a little bit more, more concretely about his immigration plan that perhaps he hadn't revealed with the general public? >> well, what was significant is that he had his thumb on the problem. which is how do you do well 11 million that are already here, embedded in the economy, in the country? >> did he give you some ideas about how do you fill in the blank? how do you deal with the 11 million, then he said what? >> we discussed different options. you know, do they have some sort of work permission but not legal status, which is what they have under daca.
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we discussed touch back. internal touch back. but, again, most politicians don't even go into the weeds. they just say slogans like -- >> he's not a politician. >> he's not aplicati politician. that was refreshing that he was prepared and didn't give us slogans like i'll do more than president obama, which is what hillary said. where is her plan? >> okay, jeb bush, former rival of donald trump, you heard his comments earlier in the week. he said he thought that he was very troubled by what donald trump has revealed most recently. in fact, he even went as far as saying jeb bush saying that he thought that donald trump was kind of morphing his position depending on who he was trying to please. how do you respond to that? do you feel that? >> i don't see that. i don't see that at all. let's wait for the plan to be unveiled. you know, right now, he's talked about the border security aspects of his immigration
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policy. we know that, build a wall. we're fine with that. but let's wait till the rest of his policy gets announced. and i feel confident that a businessman and a compassionate generous businessman who acknowledges that most of the immigrants are making good contributions is going to give us a plan we can all be proud of and will make us safer. one thing that's been consistent the bad people have to go back. if it wasn't for donald trump we wouldn't be talking about immigration or border security. >> you haven't been particularly eager, given that it was a year ago that donald trump made this -- the core of his campaign, now we're 11 weeks away from election day. and he hasn't explained it to you. you know, in a very intimate setting or the general public with specificity. that isn't worrisome to you. you haven't heard details 11 weeks away from election day?
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>> fredricka, i'm supporting him primarily because i see him as the only way to immigration reform. what if secretary clinton wins? how is she going to get the gop house to go along -- >> you haven't heard that detail from your own candidate, aside from hillary clinton right now about your candidate, you know, he has your ear. and you haven't heard those details and you haven't been eagerly awaiting at the edge of your seat waiting to hear more details? >> well, i am eagerly waiting the announcement. i'm confident that because he's a businessman he knows that the solution will have to take into account the contributions they're making. i know he's going to be humane. i know it's going to be loaded with border security which will get the gop house on board. that's the big problem. how does hillary get immigration reform passed when the house is controlled by the republicans? it doesn't happen with her. it only happens with donald trump. >> you heard some of that
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interview with anderson cooper and donald trump this week. and they were talking about how donald trump would use local police as part of his immigration force. this is what he had to say. >> my first day in office, i am going to notify law enforcement authorities that all of the bad dudes -- we have a lot of them -- that are here illegally, that are the heads of gangs and drug cartels and all sorts of people, and there are probably millions of them, but certainly hundreds of thousands. big numbers. they're out. they're out. excuse me. the police know who they are. i have spoken to many police. the police know who they are. they deal with them all the time. >> help us understand what that means. the police know who the bad guys are, then why is something further not happening? what would change if it were donald trump as president? >> well, i think what he's talking about is what we have right now is de facto amnesty.
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there's 11 million people that have never been fingerprinted. never been vetted in any way. so they need to be vetted. and some of them, the bad ones are going to go back for sure. there's no argument there. we don't want them here. they make the rest of the immigrants look bad. send them back. the ones that don't have criminal records, let's figure out a way to keep them in the country or to legalize them if they have to go back. again, we're hearing nothing from hillary except vote for us. let's let donald release his plan and let's hold hillary clinton to the same standard. where is her plan? >> okay, jacob monty thank you so much. i'd love to have you back next weekend after we have heard more detail from donald trump in the coming week about the immigration policy. i'd love to hear your assessment then as well. >> thank you, i'm a big fan. >> all right. thank you so much. hope to have you back.
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welcome back. a mississippi man has been charged in connection with the stabbing deaths of two nuns. and this morning, the nuns' congregation is expressing
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gratitude for those working on the investigation and praying for everyone involved. rodney earl sanders faces two counts of capital murder. police found the bodies of paula meryl and margaret held in a home they share in durant, mississippi, both women were nurse practitioners, well known for their charity work around the state. cnn's national correspondent polo sandoval is joining us with more details. it's heart breaking. >> it's heart breaking and tragic for the families of these two women. we spoke to the mississippi bureau of investigation who is overseeing the case. they're not saying a whole lot. saying their spoke to the 46-year-old man at length yesterday and were able to garth enough echvidence to charge him. this is leaving so many people in the community wondering why these two women were targeted. they were two individuals who gave so much to the community. >> margaret and i have worked together for many years. we just see patients and do what
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needs to be done. >> this is one of the poorest counties in all of mississippi. it rivals the bottom place in all sorts of statistics. >> margaret held and paula mare mareal were found stabbed to death on thursday. police say there was evidence of a break in. a car that belonged to one of the victims was found on an abandoned road less than a mile from their home. this morning 46-year-old rodney earl sanders is under arrest facing two counts of capital murder. police say he was identified early in the investigation as a person of interest. after what they call an exhaustive interview, he was charged. authorities have not revealed a motive in the killings or discussed any possible relationship between sanders and the nuns. they do say, quote, this heinous crime has been solved. >> it's sad that people come to this whatever motivates them, i mean, you know, my aunt and sister margaret, they lived their lives to make the world
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better for the people who have nothing. >> those in the community who knew the two nuns described them as outgoing and compassionate. willing to lend a helping hand. >> everybody was the same in their eyes. you know, all you had to do is go to them and ask them for help and they help you anyway they can. that's why, you know, it really pained the community. >> and that community still struggling to come to terms with what happened here on thursday. meanwhile, a search for that motive, fred, that continues at this hour. we still don't know exactly why these women were targeted. this 46-year-old man, the man in custody had a criminal history, did serve time for robbery and dui. but ultimately that question still lingers why did he target these two women that had given so much for a community that was in need of that kind of help. >> investigators say nothing appears to have been stolen from the home. >> at this point, all we know is their vehicle, the vehicle that belonged to one of the either sister held or sister mareal was
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taken. was robbery the motive? >> he is alleged to have vauc involvement in their murders. straight ahead we turn back to the race for president. a federal judge ordering the u.s. state department to release more of hillary clinton's e-mails. and to do it before voters head to the polls. details on that next. ♪ some relationships you stick with. over time, they get even better. that's why more people stick with humana medicare advantage. we work together with you to find the best plan, however your needs might change. because great things are ahead of you when your health is ready for them. humana medicare advantage. the plan people stick with.
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with the blacks. i have always had a great relationship with the blacks. >> reporter: hillary clinton's campaign is hitting the air waves with a new ad highlighting trump's rhetoric on race. >> you're living in poverty, your schools are no good. you have no jobs. >> reporter: charging the gop nominee has a history of demeaning african-americans. >> what the hell do you have to lose? >> reporter: the clinton campaign is trying to bolster its message that trump's campaign is rooted in prejudice. >> a man with a long history of racial discrimination who traffics in dark conspiracy theories drawn from the pages of supermarket tabloids and these kind of white supremacist, white nationalist anti-semitic groups should never run our government or candidate our military. >> reporter: when asked clinton refuse tod refused to call trump a racist. >> he built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia, it's
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deeply disturbing he is taking hate groups that lived in the dark regions of the internet on making them mainstream. >> reporter: clinton is hoping her message will resonate with republicans who might be wary of trump's campaign. >> i'm reaching out to everyone, republicans, democrats, independents. everyone who is as troubled as i am by the bigistry and divisiveness of donald trump's campaign. >> reporter: that as trump tries to turn the tables on clinton, calling her a bigot. and releasing a new web video featuring clinton's use of the term super predators while defending her husband's crime bill in the 90s. >> they are often the kinds of kids who are called super predators, now conscious, no empathy. >> reporter: clinton's running mate tim kaine entering the fray today. >> david duke values, donald trump values are not america values. >> reporter: after knocking
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trump during an appearance on a late show with steven colbert. >> i don't buy it. [ speaking in a foreign language ] >> reporter: clinton is still facing questions about the work of the clinton foundation. and state department access given the foundation donors. the democratic nominee says the foundation is looking for groups to take on some of the work in the event she's elected president. >> well, we're going to be testing that and that's why, you know, the foundation is looking for partners and there are potential partners for some of the work, but not necessarily the same partner for all of the work. >> reporter: pamela brown, cnn, washington. all right. let's bring back our cnn senior political analyst ron brownstein and direct for the university of v virginia larry sabado.
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hillary clinton said during the week her e-mails are boring, it seems she can't escape the e-mail problem. with the state department possibly releasing more, is that kind of the october surprise or is there still the anticipation of that wikileaks dump being the october surprise? >> well, there may be october surprises. you mentioned a couple of them, though, in the case of the state department, i'll be surprised if these things -- the calendar and so on actually come out before the election day. look, you remember what bernie sanders said, probably the most famous thing he said in his campaign, i'm tired of hear hg abo about her damn e-mails. i'm not sure that her foes are tired of hearing about her e-mails, in order for this to influence what few undecided voters will remain by that time, there will have to be bombshells in there, fred. and maybe there are. maybe there aren't.
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i would tend to say there probab probablian probably aren't. >> ron, donald trump has, you know, taken advantage of the whole e-mail scandal, the clinton foundation questions. even turning the tables calling, you know, her a bigot. does it seem as though he's in the driver's seat, you know, of putting clinton in a position where she has to constantly defend herself as opposed talking issues which is what she had been focusing on in the early start of her campaign? >> i think, the exception of a few moments, clinton has made it hard. the typical out party argument after one side has been in power for eight years. he has done a better job. his core problem, i think, is that clinton's negatives are already baked into the polling we're seeing. al you already have a majority of the country saying they're unfavorable to her.
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they don't view her as honest. over a sustained period, those have been trumped about donald trump. whether he's qualified and has the temperment. those are more the north star of the race. until donald trump changes them it will be hard for him to cut into the lead. >> is donald trump running like he's losing or is he still running like he's winning? as he did in the primaries? what do you see different? >> well, a lot of them and that question, does he really want to win, does he really think he can win? but you know, fundamentally, this is a very different race for this reason. both of these candidates are very well-known. and people have strong views about them. maybe too strong in some cases. it is going to take a lot to change a substantial number of voters' minds about either one of them. that's good news for clinton, because she's well-ahead in the
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polling averages and even further ahead in many of the swing states. >> do you buy there are a lot of people that are undecided? >> no. not a chance. not a chance. >> it seems hard to believe. maybe the people who are claiming to be undecided don't want to reveal publicly who they're backing. >> it's not undecided in this race, there's a lot of consistency over the last seven races since 1992. if the democrats win the popular vote, democrats will have won the popular vote in six of the past seven presidential elections. no party in the history of the modern two party systems since 1828 has won the popular vote. the reason they've done so is because they is sustained the allegiance of key groups in the electorate are all growing. minorities, young people, the millennial generation and college educated whites. that's the coalition that has come together in opposition for donald trump. more in enthusiasm for hillary clinton. it's the coalition that's in the
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way of donald trump and it is the one that has allowed the democrats to win the popular vote, more consistently than any party in american history. and the seven elections since 1992. >> fascinating. we'll see what happens. larry sabado ron brown stein, appreciate it. straight ahead. iraqi forces are gaining ground in their battle against isis. we'll get an exclusive look inside one liberated town. residents say they were used as human shields. which you are you? be the you who doesn't cover your moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. be the you who shows up in that dress. who hugs a friend. who is done with treatments that don't give you clearer skin. be the you who controls your psoriasis with stelara® just 4 doses a year after 2 starter doses. stelara® may lower your ability to fight infections and may increase your risk of infections and cancer. some serious infections require hospitalization. before treatment, get tested for tuberculosis. before starting stelara® tell your doctor if you think you have an infection or have symptoms such as: fever, sweats, chills, muscle aches or cough.
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a welcome back, a national day of mourning in central italy days after a deadly earthquake hit a popular vacation area. funerals taking place for dozens of victims, the death toll now at 290. many more unaccounted for. the depth of the devastation across the region, now sinking in as the critical window to find more survivors alive passes this as hundreds of aftershocks are hampering recovery efforts. 2,100 people are living in makeshift tents. for ways you can help earthquake victims, visit the battle is on to retake the city of mosul. iraqi forces are battling isis fighters in towns 50 miles outside the city. isis has controlled mosul for more than two years now.
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cnn's arwa damon has been on the front lines of the fighting and has this exclusive look inside a town that was just liberated from brutal isis control. >> reporter: this is the main road going through the town, liberated 24 hours ago from isis. and this is a man we just met. he was waving his flag. [ speaking in a foreign language ] he says because they told us to, the iraqi army told them to come out carrying white flags. [ speaking in a foreign language ] i just asked him if he was afraid when the explosions happened, yes, of course he was. a lot of people we have been talking to were telling us that isis was using them as human shields. there was another father who we met was clutching his 2-year-old baby. he said that isis fighters were shooting from his front door at the iraqi security forces. there was incoming mortar fire.
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and he just remembers grabbing his two-year-old, not being able to see anything and making a run for it out the back door. we also met a man who is over here. he was telling -- this may seem like something simple. they weren't allowed to wear shorts. and the adults that were saying, shorts were ford bidden. the adults are newly clean shaven. under isis they had to grow long beards. that's the simplest, basic hardships people were going through. there is story after story. one little girl, who was talking to the iraqi army when they first came in and talked about how her father was strung from one of these posts for three days, accused of collaborating with the coalition. you see that thick black smoke. that is because the oil fields around here that isis had set on
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fire there is still ablaze. people we met and talked to said this has been going on for the last six or seven months. a number of them did lose their loved ones because of isis' brutal rule. all of them said they would have fled if they could. but isis would not allow them to do so. some of them were telling us about how isis separated men from the women and the children kept people confined to their homes. it was the country's counterterrorism unit, you see one of their humvees coming down the road right now. some of the other fighters flashing the victory sign that moved in in the operation to liberate qayyara. even though this is being considered a success, because it was so strategic for isis and it is a very significant victory for the iraqi security forces, as people here were saying the town itself can be rebuilt. but what they've lost in terms
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of lives, that is something that will never be restored. arwa damon, cnn, qayyara iraq. >> that was arwa damon on the front lines there. coming up the cousin of an nba superstar gunned down in chicago while pushing a baby stroller. we'll have the latest on the investigation.
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all right. checking our top stories right now, new precautions to help stop the spread of the zika virus. the food and drug administration is calling for zika testing odo nated blood across the nation. according to the cdc, more than 2500 people in the u.s. are infected with the mosquito born illness. and most of those cases are travel related. and flash flooding has put the kansas city, missouri metro area under water. the national weather service is calling this extremely dangerous and life threatening, issuing an unprecedented flash flood emergency. emergency crews have been working round the clock. and this rescue on a remote pacific island is just like a scene out of a movie. an s.o.s. signal was skrauld in the sand by a couple who were stranded for nearly a week after their boat ran into trouble. an international team search nearly 17,000 miles for the pair
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before the plane caught a glimpse of the distress signal. and tragic news out of chicago. the cousin of nba superstar dwyane wade has been shot and killed. rashawn ali explains. >> 32-year-old nakia al ridge was walking on the street yesterday when he was caught in the middle of a gunfight. she was pushing her baby in a stroller. police say he was shot in the leg and arp. the baby was not hurt. last month dwyane wade joined chris paul, carmelo anthony and lebron james on stage where the nbc stars pleaded for an end to racial profiling and gun violence. on thursday wade took part in an espn round table discussion. wade shared his heartbreak on social media tweeting we my cousin was killed today in
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chicago. four kids lost their mom for no reason. unreal. enough is enough. his mother spoke of the tragedy while holding her sister, the victim's mother. >> just set up a panel yesterday, the talking about the violence going on within our city, chicago. never knowing that the next day we would be the ones that would be actually living and experiencing it. >> investigators say aldridge was not the intended target in the shooting. police are currently questioning two people in this case. rajon ali, cnn. stating ahead, deadly overdoses are on the rise as heroin laced with an elephant tranquilizer hits the streets. we'll hear from addicts about this growing problem. then a governor leaves a nasty voice mail for a lawmaker. we bleep out portions of it but some of you might still be
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offended. >> i spent my life helping black people and you son of a [ bleep ] -- >> why he wanted that to go public. coming up in the cnn newsroom. try lactaid, it's real ice cream, without that annoying lactose. lactaid. it's the milk that doesn't mess with you. burning, pins-and-needles of beforediabetic nerve pain, these feet played shortstop in high school, learned the horn from my dad and played gigs from new york to miami. but i couldn't bear my diabetic nerve pain any longer. so i talked to my doctor and he prescribed lyrica. nerve damage from diabetes causes diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is fda approved to treat this pain, from moderate to even severe diabetic nerve pain. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression, or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, muscle pain with fever,
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hello again. thank you for joining me. i'm fredicka whitfield. donald trump is back on the campaign trail today after
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spending the week trading fiery insults with hillary clinton and tim kaine at a rally in tallahassee, florida. tim kaine linked trump to racist ideals telling a crowd of mostly black supporters that trump embraces the values of the ku klux klan. >> he has supporters like david duke connected with the ku klux klan who are going around saying that donald trump is their candidate because donald trump is pushing their values. ku klux klan values, david duke values, donald trump values are not american values, they're not our values and we've got to do all we can to fight and push back and win. >> rnc chair reince priebus firing back saying quote tim kaine sunk to new lows with dirty and deplorable attacks which have no place in this campaign. hillary clinton wrapped up her first security briefing in new york. an


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