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that's the mariah carey i heard about. it's a perfect way to end one year and start a new one on the ridiculist. thank you for watching. cnn's coverage continues. this is cnn newsroom. police suspect this is the gunman who killed dozens. and chicago marks its deadliest year in two decades. we'll explore what's behind the spike in homicides in america's third largest city. hello, and welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm michael holmes, and this is newsroom l.a.
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-- captions by vitac -- thanks for your company, everyone. the manhunt is intensifying for the man who killed 39 people at a nightclub in istanbul. we'll show you a photo that matches what turkish police gave to media. isis claiming responsibility for the attack. turkey believes it was retaliation for going after the terror group in syria. >> translator: information about the fingerprints and basic information about the suspect have been found. we hope that we will find not only the terrorist but his connections and also support
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inidentify ain identi side and outside the club. for 39 people, the celebration for 2017 was their last. >> reporter: turkish officials have now detained eight people to question them in connection with this massacre at the night club. we are also seeing new images of the attacker that police are looking for, but they still do not know his whereabouts or his name. >> three, two, one! >> reporter: video from a party inside the upscale nightclub the minute istanbul entered 2017. just 75 men minutes later, mayh. first, outside, shooting a police officer and security guard, then he opened fire inside. 39 people are killed, 69 injured, the victims from all over the world, including the united states. >> i not shot in the [ bleep ]
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leg, man. these crazy people came in shooting everything. >> reporter: william jacob raak survived the night of terror. of 75 left with bullet wounds, raak now heading home. >> for me, i wake up in the united states, i eat breck faes. you guys wake up and have to think of this. it's so, so sad, and i wish everybody here the best. >> reporter: but the worst was yet to come for the victims' families, 24 hours after the shooting, the funerals began. their son had survived this car bomb attack three weeks ago at an istanbul stadium but not the nightclub massacre. he was one in a million. if he wasn't special, hundreds of people would not have bothered to show up here, he says. this sorrow will be mults played 39 times. this is just one of the families
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forced to say good-bye to their young loved ones after the nightclub attack. 27 of the 39 victims were foreign nationals, including a film producer and a fashion designer from india, a beautiful 19-year-old israeli citizen with a full wife a walife awaiting h. turkish authorities say they have his fingerprints and image but have not caught him. the aim of the attack has come into focus as isis claims responsibility saying that a soldier of the brave caliphate attacked win of the most popular nightclubs while christians were celebrating their holiday, but the majority were muslim, many from saudi arabia. the killer's ideology failing to change minds but succeeded in sowing sorrow. and we also spoke to some survivors who told us people were so frightened that some
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jumped into the frigid, dark waters, trying to save their own lives. >> our thanks to sarah sidener there. isis also claiming responsibility for an attack in sadr city. a car bomb exploding at a busy intersection there, killing 35 people, wounding 60 others. north of the capital. suicide bombers attacked two police stations. at least six people were killed including three police officers. and during a one-day visit to iraq, the french president, francois hollande says fighting terrorism there helps prevent attacks on french soil. you have donald trumplash g trump lashing out against north
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carolina. trump says he's still skeptical about russia's involvement in the u.s. election cyber attack. but intelligence officials are more confident than ever that russia it orchestrate that attack. jessica schnyder reports. >> reporter: donald trump is ringing in the new year, continuing to cast doubt on u.s. intelligence, pointing to russia as the culprits in the hacking during the election. >> it could be somebody else. and i also know things that other people don't know. and so they cannot be sure of the situation. >> reporter: trump refusing to elaborate on what inside information he has. incoming press secretary shawn spicer tempering expectations about what the president-elect might make public. >> he's going to talk about his conclusions and where he thinks
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things stand. so he's not going to reveal anything that was privileged or share anything classified. but one thing that was interesting is this report that everyone keeps talking about is not final. the current president of the united states hasn't seen a final report. the intelligence community is talking about wrapping it up later this week. >> reporter: spicer questioning whether the sanctions the obama administration called symbolic were overblown. >> the question is, is the response of this administration, the sanctions they put on, proportionate with the activities that happened. and number two, is it a political response to russia, or is it a diplomatic response. >> reporter: candidate trump certainly acknowledged and even seemed to egg on russian hackers during the election urging them to break into hillary clinton's computers. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the
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30,000 e-mails that are missing, i think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press. let's see if that happens. that will be next. >> reporter: hacked e-mails from the democratic national committee and john podesta trickled out, and revealed some of the topics of her paid speeches to wall street bankers. many blamed the russian hacking in part for hillary clinton's loss. he closed out the year with this tweet, happy new year to all, including my enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly. they just don't know what to do. love. but today trump hardly turned over a new leaf, starting the new year with boasts about the november election, tweeting various media outlets and pundits said i thought i would lose the election, wrong. i thought i would win big,
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easily over the neighbfabled 27. when they canceled fireworks, they knew, and so did i. it was a different story when he addressed the crowd at a thank you rally on december 13. there he recounted the story of how he rented out a small ballroom on election night pause he wasn't so sure he would win. and he recounted how he told melania they had worked hard and told his wife if we lose we lose. and joining me now, curtis lee, national reporter for the los angeles times. let's start with north korea, bus it's t because it's the freshest of the tweets. it's foreign policy in 140 characters. is he painting a red line? >> this is something we saw donald trump do throughout the primary. he made a number of promises, you know, that he would win races that he would make america great again.
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and now we're seeing this, it's taken to another level now that donald trump is the president-elect and we're couple weeks from him being inaugurated. he's tweeting this out and the american people look to their president and expect results from them. and they see him saying it's not goi going happen on his watch. he's cornering himself in some ways by using twitter and making promises because we saw in the primary and in the elections he made a number of promises that didn't work out the way that he tweeted. >> we keep saying with donald trump, you know, this is not a ordinary president-elect. but what are the risks of making foreign policy announcements via twitter? >> there may be some incidents where he may reveal classified
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information. he said this week he would reveal additional information. we would not expect it to be classified. but he's saying hey, i know more than the electorate does. and he could have a slip-up. >> what about the hacking? he keeps saying, the latest thing is, i have information that no one else has. what could it be? >> he does have information. so it's kind of him throwing things out there, cryptically saying i have more information, i know more than the public knows. well, obviously a number of people expect the american president to know more, but it's this teasing with the electorate. >> when he said i'm going to get a briefing next week to find out what's going on with this. and a lot of people's reaction was, you don't know already? why not have the briefing last sfwheek. >> and you see lot of donald trump talking off the cuff.
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but he doesn't have other candidates to go after him. it's just his and his words saying certain things as plekts. he's going to be challenged on this. >> and you have this skepticism in the face of 17 intelligence agencies who do believe it, and most republicans, senior republicans believe it. >> yes. >> what are the dangers once he is president and dealing, he's in charges of that's intelligence agencies, has he created doubt about their acts? >> he is casting doubt on them. and you see senior republicans john mccain, lindsey graham, those guys out there saying hey, we want to continue investigating this russian hacking that's gone on. the obama administration has called on the incoming administration to continue on, but trump has really pushed back on this notion that hacking had anything to do with the
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election. >> a lot of people thought that he would temper himself, you know, from the campaign to the office of president-elect to the office of president. he's not tempering, is he? >> not right now, no. but we still have a couple weeks to inauguration, and once he does go into the white house, we'll see if he continues on. president-elect trump has said that he'll continue to tweet. that's something that he's not going to give up. he has millions of followers, he can get his message out to them, he said. so we'll see after january 20th how he is in the oval office by himself and he is the leader of the free world. >> great to have you here. >> thank you so much, michael. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu under investigation for possible corruption. police looking into whether he illegally received gifts and benefits from business men. they questioned him for three hours on monday. mr. netanyahu repeatedly denying these allegations saying they
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are politically motivated. 2016 was a record-setting year for bloodshed in chicago. we are going to hear from a child who escaped the gunfire now so common on that city's treat streets. plus sentencing for convicted dylann roof. why he's face it without a lawyer. this is the food system.
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he must ask for federal help. this is a tough and complicated issue. the local police superintendent says that in part, emboldened criminals and an anti-police environment are to blame, but you cannot for get about the people caught in the crossfires, and all too often here in chicago, those are children. >> i knew it was a gunshot, because whether i hear, i know it wasn't firecrackers. that's why i know it was like gunshots. >> reporter: attaiatyra was sit on her grand ppa's lap. >> i saw all the blood on his shirt. i thought i wouldn't see him
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agai again. >> reporter: her downstairs neighbor was playing video games. >> when i hear the gun shot, i got on the floor. my mom put me in the room. so to hide me. >> reporter: etyra and devon were lucky to survive the hail of bullets, but so many are not. one child is killed in chicago every week on average. that's a figure that's been true for the past quarter century. why is chicago so deadly? >> officers are under attack. >> reporter: in an interview with "60 minutes", garry mccarthy says chicago cops are not actively policing in fear of putting themselves and their families in jeopardy. >> they're on their heels for a number of reasons. we see the results. we're reaching a state of lawlessness. >> reporter: of the 762 murders
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in 2016, 65% of the killings are happening in five districts on the south and west sides of the city where 59rival gangs fight each other for territory police say. to curb the violence, more officers are being hired and gunshot detection technology allowing a faster response is being purchased. but until the killings stop -- >> i feel scared in chicago. i want to move from chicago. >> reporter: children caught in the cross hairs are left dodging bullets. since the two most-likely places to get shot in chicago are the treat street or even the home. >> i feel sad. i don't want to be shot. >> reporter: now about the president-elect's tweet, the city of chicago did respond with the statement saying in part, we are heartened he is taking this issue seriously and look forward to working with the new administration on these important efforts. michael? >> our thanks to you.
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and retired from the los angeles police department, thank you for joining us. per capita, chicago's not the deadliest, it comes out to places like st. louis, detroit and new orleans, but that's not the point of this story, it's the massive increase. 50% jump. i mean, that's staggering. why chicago? why now? >> you know, i think the police department clearly needs to be more proactive in the way in which they deal with the criminal element. how is it that this can happen in this concentrated area and nowhere else, right? >> why do you think that is? >> listen, i don't want to second guess the chief and make it a black and white issue. i feel that most departments have two departments within the department. you have officers who comport
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themselves in one way in affluent areas and officers who comport themselves in ways where there are black and brown people. to think that you have 42 shootings every weekend and they can't come up with a thing to do, not reach out to larger departments and talk to other police chiefs and find out what are they doing, what do we need to do to train our officers and then to hear the gentleman say officers aren't enforcing the laws because they're afraid is a cop-out. >> the advent of youtube and cameras everywhere, some cops are holding back because they don't want to end up on the internet. >> if you are doing the right thing you don't have any worry about be being videotaped. if you don't want to do that job we need to help them find something more suitable to their skill set. because the things they encounter are inherent to police work. train them better, provide them with the tools and equipment they need so they're safe.
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give them psychological evaluations regularly. and if you find somebody who doesn't want to do the job because he's afraid or she's afraid or black people and brown people scare them, then we need to get them out of that profession. >> what sort of, what might that look like, federal help, and the other thing about donald trump, he was on record saying hey, let's stop and frisk. >> he scares me, because it sounds like almost a justification of for of that thing that we don't want, more militarization of the police department, more overzealous police officers. acting in a way that's inappropriate. when you're dealing with minority communities, and to say ask for federal help, what does that mean? are you talking about resources? training? money to hire more police officers? is that what you're talking about federal government ask for help? >> do you worry about stop and frisk? >> absolutely. because we understand it's not
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constitutional, and he seems to like it and probably other things that are in complete contradiction to my beliefs, so i'm frightened by that kind of langua language. >> cheryl dorsey, thank you for coming in. >> thanks for having me. the white supremacist who shot and killed nine african-americans in a charleston church will represent himself at his sentencing hearing. an injury in south carolina convicted dylann roof for the mass shooting last month after watching his video confession. he requested to represent himself at his sentencing. a federal judge on monday said he is mentally competent to do so. and that phase starts on wednesday. roof could face the death penalty. danish authorities have arrested the daughter of the woman at the center ever of south korea's scandal.
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the mother, choi sun sill is on trial for abusing her friendship with the president park geun-hye for political gain. the parliament voted to impeach president mark in december. four people have died after a tornado tore through a home in rural alabama. the severe weather has hit several states in the southeastern u.s., causing damage to homes, flash flooding and power outages. meteorologist pedestrian ram jauf her haiery joins us with m. >> when you look at the perspective of what's going on, the temperature variance out there towards louisville and nashville, you talk about the disparity of air mass, lightning strikes and this area of
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southeastern alabama where we saw the fatal tornados drop down. dothan and a tree came down across a mobile home in that region. and several tornados in the state of georgia as well. an incredible number when you think of four fatalities so early in the season. 17 fatalities was the lowest of the year for 40 years. and i want to show you when it comes to these tornados again, the sheer number of these tornados, the intensity of it over the past 24 hours. upwards of 130 reports of severe weather. that number 12 is significant in and of itself. this early into the season we were talking with michael. it is rather unusual to see this many tornados. it's about one fourth of the entire months of tornados. it is one ofquietest times
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of the year. you see what happens as you work your way to the warm season. >> a bit of a worrying start. hopefully that won't continue. good to see you my friend. donald trump warning north korea about its nuclear ambitions. we'll tell you which country he thinks should handle the threat, coming up. also battle lines are being drawn, republican and democratic lawmakers return to washington with opposing agendas, 27 minutes past the hour. we'll be right back with more of cnn l.a. live. with the xfinity tv app,
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killed 39 people at a popular nightclub in istanbul. police put out this photograph of the suspect. at least eight people have been detained for questioning. isis claiming responsibility. turkey believes the shooting was in retaliation for attacking the terror group in syria. and the free syrian army is suspending talks leading up to the peace negotiations in kazakhstan. the rebel groups accuse the syrian regime of violating the four-day-old cease-fire by trying to recapture a rebel-held area near damascus. the group says it will not withdraw from the peace talks all together however. thousands of international travelers were stuck at airports after a computer outage. the processing systems for customs and border patrols were out for four hours. delays across the country. the computers are now fortunately back on line.
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u.s. 34represident-elect do trump has a pointedresponse to kim jong un. he tweeted north korea has a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the u.s. it won't happen. trump may have to deal with the nuclear threat sooner rather than later. here's cnn's barbara starr. >> reporter: north korean leader kim jong un's new year's day message? he's almost ready to launch an intercontinental missal, an icbm that some day could hit the u.s. >> translator: research and development of cutting edge arms equipment is actively progressing. an intercontinental ballistic missile test launch preparation is in its last stage. >> reporter: a security
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challenge donald trump could face very early on. trump has made clear on the campaign trail he wants china to deal with kim. and offering his own blunt assetment of the north korean leader. >> you have the guy in north korea, and he's probably crazy. >> reporter: something donald trump and the current director of the cia appear to agree on. john brennan telling erin burnett this about kim jong un. >> he is delusional, because he believes that the world is going to accept a nuclear north korea and allow it to maintain that arsenal. >> reporter: u.s. war planes have long detailed a strike option, bombing the regime if it poses an immediate nuclear threat. but the u.s. may have few cards to play. >> i think the notion of getting
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the north koreans to denuclearize is probably a lost cause. >> reporter: there is intelligence showing how far kim has moved ahead. >> the north koreans are very close to being able to make a nuclear weapon to their longest-range missiles and hit the united states. >> reporter: the north koreans have already tested an intercontinental long-range missile, but it had a satellite on the front end, not a warhead. and north korea claims it's already tested a miniaturized warhead for the icbm. u.s. officials say they can't verify that but have to work under the assumption if's true. north korea has conducted five underground nuclear tests. another could happen at any time with little or no warning u.s. intelligence officials say. but north korea still has to master the technology to assure its icbm can hit a specific target. one traditional strategy, sanctions relief in exchange for pressuring kim to give up
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portions of his nuclear program, ease sanctions, put more money in his pocket, but a north korean defector said kim is not interested in money. he wants the world to recognize him as a nuclear super power. barbara starr, cnn, the pentagon. >> on the eve of a new session of congress, u.s. house republicans voted to gut the independent ethics office. lawmakers ignored the house speaker and other republican leaders' opposition and approved a plan to place the office of congressional ethics under their own oversight. the office was created in 2008 in response to corruption scandals. backers of the move say the ethics panel is out of control, making false accusations lawmakers have to defend themselves against. the full house will vote on this controversial proposal on tuesday. and when they come back into session, republican lawmakers are ready to roll back many of
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president obama's initiatives on things like health care and the environment. cnn's dana bash reports democrats will fight back with careful scrutiny of president-elect trump's cabinet picks. >> reporter: democrats may not have the votes to defeat donald trump's nominees but can delay their confirmation. >> i am concerned about a bunch of the nominees. >> reporter: and incoming senate leader chuck schumer is warning they will slow walk eight of trump's picks unless they turn over additional financial information to the senate, saying in a statement if republicans think they can quickly jam through a whole slate of nominees without a fair hearing process they're sorely mistaken. democrats say these eight trump nominees have yet to provide key committees and the office of government ethics enough records for senators to make informed decisions about potential conflicts of interest. for example rex tillerson,
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trump's nominee for secretary of state handed over information about his taxes. he is not required to turn over his full tax returns but democrats want to change that. >> without seeing his tax returns it's impossible to know whether his nominees have conflicts of interest from their financial dealings that would influence their decisions affecting the american people. >> reporter: tom price, trump's nominee for health and human services is also on the democrats' target list. this year he bought and sold 12 health care stocks. democrats are pushing for more information on whether he violated an insider trading law. but the reality is, beyond his business dealings, democrats strongly oppose price on policy. >> when it comes to issues like medicare, the affordable care act and planned parenthood, congress plan price and the average american couldn't be further apart. >> reporter: in fact, these eight trump nominees are being singled out by democrats because of what they believe as much as
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where they invest. like andrew puzder, trump's pick for labor secretary. >> mr. puzder who's supposed to be for labor has been pretty anti-worker when he was the head of hardee's. >> reporter: shawn spicer says democrats should act as the gop did eight years ago, allowing democrats to confirm seven of obama's nominees on the day he took office. >> each of these is an unbelievable agent of success and change. it's sad. >> reporter: democrats argued the difference now is that trump is filling his cabinet with billionaires who haven't handed over enough information to be properly vetted. still democrats aren't just doing this to scrutinize trump's nominees. this is also a way to try to mess up the gop legislative agenda. like repealing obamacare by burying the senate floor with
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li lengthy debates on nominees which take weeks or months. mitch mcconnell is planning to confirm several trump nominees on inauguration day, just like the senate did the day obama took office, but that could be in jeopardy if the eight nominees don't relent and hand over more information that shows no conflicts of interest. dana bash, cnn, washington. donald trump says he doubts russia's involvement in that u.s. election hack, but theis isn't the first time russia has been accused of cyber warfare. we'll have the details coming up next on "newsroom l.a." at blue apron, we're building a better food system. where we value quality and flavor over quantity and shelf-life. where chefs and farmers work together to make farms healthier, grow higher quality ingredients, and deliver them in-season, ripe and ready to cook.
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42 minutes past the hour here on newsroom l.a., coming to you live. while intelligence officials say they have found digital fingerprints showing that rush why orchestrated the u.s. election cyberattacks. but president-elect donald trump claiming he knows things about the hacking that others do not, and he will reveal his inside information sometime this week. now trump's senior adviser, kellyanne conway is defending his comments. >> the president-elect receives intelligence briefings that you and i are not privy to. additionally, he is just noting that there are unnamed sources, people talking to the press instead of attending house intelligence committee briefings where they've been invited and the president-elect has agreed to receive an intelligence briefing here at the trump tower this week. >> trump may hesitate to blame russia, but moscow has been accused of cyberattacks on its neighbors in the past.
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ivan watson with that. >> reporter: the war in eastern ukraine. for more than two years, ukraine has been fighting separatists supported by its neighbor russia. in a conflict that has claimed more than 10,000 lives and displaced more than 2 million people. a shaky cease-fire is barely holding. but this is not just a conflict fought with bullets and bombs. ukraine says it's recently survived at least ten major cyberattacks that have targeted organizations like the state railroad company. the ministry of finance, the ministry of infrastructure. agencies that a society needs to function normally. so far, ukrainian officials aren't publicly blaming the latest cyber assault on anyone, but ukrainian and american investigators did blame russian hackers for a separate attack on an electric company in december 2015. it cut power completely in more
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than 100 cities across the country. officials in other former soviet republics like latvia say they, too, are frequently targets of their rush inneighbor. >> we're facing those challenges on whole fronts, information warfare goes on on a daily basis. we're facing russian propaganda and information warfare and even psychological warfare. >> reporter: it's not easy to pin point the source of a cyber attack. but experts here argue they appear to be state sponsored. >> some of the programs that we've seen, it is very evident that no commercial, criminal sector or hakt vest would be ready to invest time and resources into such an elaborate program. >> reporter: when former soviet republic georgia went to war with russia in 2008, the deadly battles were accompanied by hackers attacking georgiaen government websites.
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the former georgian president accuses moscow of further meddling in elections years later. >> they were involve theed in georgiaen elections. they've done cyberattacks. they have done all kind of media provocations. they've sent operatives to do all kind of dirty tricks. >> reporter: but russia does not have the monopoly on cyber hacking. stuxnet was discovered in 2010. it caused centrifuges to spin out of control. many experts accuse the u.s. and israel of carrying out the attack. now with the outgoing obama administration announcing new sanctions and the expulsion of russian diplomats, the threat of further retaliation has some experts worried. >> cyber warfare is something that is very worrying because of
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its danger of escalation. this is not a domain in which only governments and the military play. this is, you know, we've seen it with things like attacks on dns servers, causing mass outage, attacks on banks. these are parts of civilian infrastructure that we all rely on day to day. >> reporter: the threat of a possible cyber war could take our interconnected, highly-computerized society into uncharted territory. ivan watson, cnn, kiev. well, when you get an e-mail from work after hours do you feel like you have to respond to it right away? a new law in france gives workers the ability to ignore them until the next work day. it is meant to give people a good balance between work and personal lives, but views on the law are mixed.
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>> translator: i think it's a good law and a necessary one. we are constantly bombarded with information and under pressure to urge people to react immediately. he so i think it is essential in order to preserve the health of employees and provide a balance between personal and professional life. >> they want people to have a better life and social life, but it's totally ridiculous. when you feel you need to check e-mails and when i'm with my children i don't do this. but when i have time i do it. it's just to check, but that does not prevent me from enjoying my weekends or enjoying my personal life. >> many experts do agree that e-mail is a major time train on wo -- drain on worker. the average employee spends 13 hours reading and responding to
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e-mail. that's by far the most time-consuming work activity. 28% or more than a quarter. 650 hours a year spent on e-mail, at least. mariah carey's team is pointing fingers after the pop star's new year's eve performance didn't quite sparkle as expected. we have that story coming up. we'll be right back. as a control enthusiast,
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team is blaming dick clark productions. here's a little bit of what happened if you missed it. ♪ ♪ emotion, deeper than i've ever ♪ >> happy new year. i can't hear, but -- >> carey's team claims her earpiece wasn't working and the production company set her up to fail. dick clark productions firing back calling those claims absurd and defamatory. for more on all of this we are joined by entertainment journalist, contributor to "access hollywood" live. what do you make of the blame game? do you buy it? >> no, i don't buy it. it's absolute nonsense. she's a professional. and the people at dick clark productions are he pro fegsales. what motives, what possible reasons would they want to
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sabotage one of the top-selling artists. she can't hit those notes anymore, not at all. >> the lip synching is to cover up? >> to cover up she is not the vocalist she used to be. we can't touch her back catalog of music, her number ones or millions of records sold. she's not beyonce who's going to put on a show with lights. she's not madonna who's got lights and cameras and this and that. she's a singer, a vocalist. she can't hit the notes anymore. >> she's been better known for making the news and paramours and. >> divorces and scandal. and it's sad, because, you know, she's basically turning into a trickless magician. go see a vocalist who can't sing and you might as well sing in the shower. she's known for dating and
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reality tv show, and her music, she's done. she's a prisoner of all her old hits in that she can't hit those notes anymore. >> we were discussing this in our little team, and one of our team members said oh, that's it, that's her career, and i was like, oh, come on, surely not. >> i believe 2016 claimed its last victim and that victim was mariah carey's singing career. when you see it live on tv and you're seeing that they're piping in high notes where she's going to hold the mic and pretend that she's singing and it's being piped in, you realize she isn't the vocalist that she used to be. if you were to go see mariah in concert and you know now she's lip synching, i'll save that $100 and play it on my ipod. >> if you think she still had the goods and the earpiece went out or whatever, she just should sing the song. >> real singers and talented
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musicians, especially a song she'd sung a thousand times. this song is a decade old at least. you note woknow the words. when you tell the audience to sing the song, that's bad business. and then her crew coming out and blaming dick clark production and her tweet that things happen and bet more headlines in twi20? lionel richie sing better than she does. he has hits. you know what, this would be the great thing. lionel rich eyie, rights a songo a duet together and people want to go to the concert to see that duet. because now on your own, now that we know that mariah carey is lip synching her way through
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performances, good luck convincing people to go see a fading star, that high note. >>tive perfo tough performance. >> what was it you said? my earpiece is bad. >> i'm yelling at you, you're watching "cnn newsroom." the news continues with rosemary church. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me.
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