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i say always keep them running. all the time running, run. run. run, yasmine, run like the wind. the u.s. congress imposes new sanctions on russia. lawmakers making sure president trump can't water them down. plus, this -- >> escalating tensions in jerusalem tand west bank. the u.n. security council planning a security meeting. opening to rave reviews this weekend. world war ii epic that is already getting oscar buzz. live from cnn, to viewers in the united states and around the world, i'm george howell. cnn news room starts right now.
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4:00 a.m. on the u.s. east coast. welcome. it is cnn's punishment for moscow for meddling in the 20126 election. congress promising new rounds of sanctions. senate and house negotiators settled on a deal even though president trump hasn't admitted it. the kremlin said it would view a move like this as, quote, quite negatively. it's been a busy, hectic week in washington regarding russia. jeff sessions discussed campaign issues with sergey kislyak on two occasions in 2016. that contradictions what mr. sessions has said in the past. u.s. intelligence intercepted
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his comments to the kremlin. in a statement from the u.s. state department, jeff sessions stands by the denials of russian officials in the campaign. congress is set, poised on the fast track with these sanctions, getting it ready for the president to sign. we have the latest. >> reporter: house and senate negotiators announced they came to an agreement on a bill to place sanctions on russia, north korea and iran. the sanctions are in response to russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and the aggression in u crane and syria. according to kevin mccarthy's schedule, it could come to a soet as soon as tuesday. it would go to the senate, then the president in august. a congressional mandate if donald trump decided to end or
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ease these sanctions against russia. this is a key part of the bill the white house pushed back on as its been crafted. if he decided to veto, he would face backlash from democrats and republicans alike who think the president should take a tougher stance against russia. meanwhile, donald trump is very active on twitter, blasting hillary clinton, james comey and the special council. the most notable saturday was about pardons. while all agree, the u.s. president has the power to pardon. why think about that when the only thing is leaks against us. fake news. this comes after a "washington post" report saying the president and his legal team were exploring the pardoning ability and seeing how far his authority goes. a source familiar with the discussion said a curious donald trump was asking questions in a way. john dowd pushed back on the
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report calling it nonsense, saying his team is cooperating fully with the special council's investigation. back to you. >> thank you. the reaction from the kremlin toward more u.s. sanctions is negative. claire sebastian is following it. what is the word so far? any word, given what's happening here? >> just that economical text message we got from the kremlin spokesman. i asked what he thought about the agreement in congress that could pave the way for sanctions on russia. he said he viewed it quite negatively, which is perhaps understated. russia has always been quick on sanctions saying it serves no other purpose than relations in
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the country that is impose them. they have the right to retaliation, not just the new sanctions, but exiting sanctions. when the obama administration brought in sanctions for alleged meddling, russia did not retaliate. now they are holding talks with the u.s. trying to get the diplomatic compoundses -- they have stepped up the rhetoric. the foreign ministry said a package of retaliatory measure has been prepared. we don't know what's in that yet. the kremlin says they are losing patience. quite negatively is pretty understated, but does represent how they feel about sanctions. >> the question, obviously, is how will russia respond if, as this goes through, looking back at history as a guide, what could be expected?
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>> reporter: it's an interesting one, george. the traditional way of these things working is the tit for tat response. i think from russia's point of view and the understanding that banning may not be a deterrence that they are looking for. in the past, they have used asymmetrical measures. in 2014 the then president threatened to stop european allies from flying over russian air space. another notable example that's come up is, russia in 2012, just a month after the u.s. and the m magnitsky act, russia banned american families from adopting russian children. it never said outright it was in retaliation, but the timing
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would suggest that. i want to read a tweet from a prominent russian senator, if the u.s. brings in new sanctions, we should review areas that are important to him. the price for the u.s. will be zero. it's not clear what he means by areas that are important to them. it is clear russia is not in the mood to take this laying down. george? >> thanks for the reporting. let's get context now by bringing in a professor of international politics at city university of london, live with us this hour. good to have you with us. let's start with this issue of sanctions. this is a big deal. the u.s. congress focussed on making this happen for the russian government with bipartisan support, despite the president who is seeking warmer relations with russia. in this case, have you seen something like this before? congress creating provisions to make sure the president can't weaken these sanctions when
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faced with this bill? does he have any other choice but to sign it? >> specifically on sanctions, i'm not entirely sure. in the past, presidents have been checked on various policies they wanted to carry out. for example, in the 1980s, president reagan's administration was stopped from aide on the regime in nicaragua. i think there are checks and balances built in. it will be -- president trump's administration go into a deeper crisis. it suggests the mistrust of the administration and the way it is run by a small country of individual who is are unorthodox in their origin, if you like, the suspicion of that has expanded across the political system as well as within, if you like, the federal executive as a whole. i think that does suggest a
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slight ramping up of already existing tendencies. >> this, after we reported on meetings with the u.s. president and russian president, vladimir putin. meetings that went longer than expected in some cases and initially a meeting that was exposed to the press until he found out about the meeting. also, at a time the president was looking to have interaction with cyber security on russia. faced with this bill, if he were to veto the bill, would congress have the ability to override the veto to make it happen? >> well, i think the presidential veto is significant and important. i suspect whatever way this goes, the issue will not go away. we have seen it come up over and over again over the last several months. i think that's going to continue. i think there are different layers, if i may, through which we need to analyze what is going
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on and to some extent, these are very significant questions. the character of the trump administration and a small group of people at the center of it and business dealings are implicated in these kind of sanctions being carried out. there is a relationship between them. the other thing, of course, how does this play in the broader american public and the american electorate? when you look at the numbers for president trump, the congress, part of the media and elsewhere as well, the democrats and hillary clinton and so on, nobody is doing well out of this. the crisis which brought president trump to power, i think is continuing to deepen, rather than go away. we could have, you know, serious shift in america, which could see the trump administration deeply destabilized, if not completely. but we may not escape the
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character of the crisis, which brought him to power in the first place. >> you talk about optics here. let's talk about the president's most recent tweet where he mentioned his new interest in presidential pardoning power. this coming as an interesting statement from mr. trump, considering the many investigation that is are swirling around him. what do you make of this? >> well, i suppose when one seeks ill advice on any question, whether you are an individual or the president, it suggests you are assessing your options. it doesn't, in itself -- >> i have to interject. pardon me for doing so but to assess your, you know, options publicly on twitter, what is the reasoning behind that? do you think? >> i think president trump always plays a hard game. that is, he never backs down. he takes on anybody who criticizes him and throws back what he believes is 100 times
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more dirt in their direction. he will try to deflect attention. he will try to say that's in my power, my right. he has a fairly autocratic imperial presidency view of his office. as a billionaire, head of a major corporation, he basically is able to call the shots. he believes, i think, sometimes the presidency is like that as well. unfortunately, i think he's learning in a very hard way that conducting presidential business is much, much more difficult than running a private government of a corporation. i think he does a lot of thinking out in public. what this does, effectively, he caught crises. he brings on further attention to the kind of things going on rather than necessarily focusing on the big issues. where are the jobs he promised the people that voted for him? what happened to the jobs he announced in january, february and so on?
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a lot are disappearing to mexico, et cetera. instead of doing something which is positive, he is seeing an erosion of his base. i think this is the first time i'm in a position to say that. the people that strongly approve of president trump, those numbers have gone down. those who strongly disapprove of him, among supporters, has gone up. we are seeing an erosion of his own base. this suggests the crisis is very deep for the administration. as i said early on, the crisis is so deep, even the democrats are hovering 38% approval, hillary clinton, 40%. congress a mere 20%. that is to say the orthodox political forces with donald trump has joined, all in a bit of crisis. i don't think anybody comes out of this well. >> what an interesting snapshot. thank you so much for the
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insight. we'll stay in touch with you. thank you. >> thank you. it's been a roller coaster six month that is many say they have experienced during the trump administration. sean spicer, though, he's been in the middle of this. he handed over his resignation as white house press secretary on friday. this came after anthony scaramucci, a trump fund-raiser, accepted the job. sean spicer opposed scaramucci's hiring. that is on state of the union here on cnn. we have breaking news to share with you this hour. eight people have been found dead in the back of a semitruck in san antonio, texas. some include people in their 20s and 30s. police are treating the case as
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a human trafficking case. the u.s. department of homeland security is presently investigating. it was parked in a walmart parking lot. the people were discovered when a person from the truck asked a store employee for water. we'll continue to get information on this and bring it to you. again, the breaking news story coming out of san antonio, texas. the u.n. security council is set to meet on monday on the latest wave of violence after another palestinian was killed on saturday in clashes with israeli forces. officials say three other palestinians were killed in clashes the day before as were three israeli's in a west bank stabbing attack. we have been following the story live in jerusalem. what more can you tell us this hour? >> reporter: today is a critical day. over the weekend, the international community focused in on what is happening and is trying to intervene or help out
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to make sure the tensions go down, rather than up. as for exactly what happens and how the tensions play out we will see over the next couple days, but they are soaring around the city of iz leal. he says there was a round of arrests in the area in the friday attack where three israelis were killed. 25 members arrested as being members of hamas or carrying out an attack soon. that is part of the tension here. on top of that, palestinian factions called for a day of rage. even if that's largely symbolic, it is an indication of where the mood is right now. all sides here, not just the israelis/palestinians. this is far beyond that. it's the holiest side of jerusalem. they are trying to ease the tension before things get worse before we see a repeat of what happened in late 2015 and early 2016. george? >> give our viewers context as
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we have seen days and days and days of this. help viewers understand exactly when the tensions started to flare up. >> reporter: the noble sanctuary to muslims. it's the holiest and most disputed site in the city, important to so many people. there was an attack there, two israeli police officers killed. that began the latest round. in response, israel put in metal detectors and that has continued the tension, caused it to rise. why? why are metal detectors such a big deal? it seems it is israel trying to impose sovereignty and take over the holy site. that's why it's so sensitive and why is source of the tensions come from. it's not about metal detectors, it's the holiest site in the
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world. what does israel do? they could remove the metal detectors and that would go a long way to helping ease things here. what comes instead? metal waving hand wands by security or something more intrusive that could send things in the wrong direction? when you think about the conflict and tension, it's about the holy sight. >> with the reporting in c context, thank you for that. headed to the gulf region. a demand by gulf countries to lift the diplomatic. several sal jers arrived in qatar since this happened in june. this is cnn news room.
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for days, thousands of protesters rallies against efforts to overhaul poland's system. now, they are demanding action from their president. later this hour, cnn finds evidence groups continuing to use white house adviser, jared kushner's name to attract investors. plus, possible dishonesty from law enforcement. the police department facing tough ethical questions. that's ahod as news room rolls on.
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welcome back to news room. what you are seeing there is some of the outrage in the streets in poland. people chanting, we want a veto after the upper house of parliament passed a con tro verseial bill. the president has 21 days to sign that bill or veto it. critics view it as a power grab, even an attempt to undermine poland's democracy. protests have been steady throughout the country.
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more demonstrations are planned in the coming days to try to influence the president to veto that bill. we have this from the polish capital. >> reporter: thousands of ordinary people in poland continue to flood the streets to protest a move from the democratic party. if you look around, many people holding candles. they are a symbol of hope. they are chanting slogans, slogans like, free court system, or, we want a veto. it's the legislation that's been proposed by the ruling party. if that legislation is approved by the country's president, it gives them unprecedented power to appoint and remove the supreme court judges. if you think back to democracy 101, a hallmark of a democracy a independent judiciary. they are protesting saying if
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the bill becomes law, this country will effectively no longer have independent judiciary. whoever is ruling the country, in this case, the justice party, will be able to support judge that is support that country's mandate. for its part, the ruling party says this is part of the democratic process and the ruling party should be allowed to havethatcontrol overthe supreme court system. if the flood not just in warsaw, but across the country is any indication there are tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of people across the country that are demanding that the president veto this legislation. that's really what it comes down to. the last effort or the last hope, really, of the protesters protesting is that the president will exercise his veto power. all eyes now are going to be on a meeting that takes place on monday between the president and the head of the country's supreme court system. we know the legislation will come up. the president, himself, has 21 days to decide if he's going to
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approve it or if he will listen to the demands of the protesters and veto the legislation. certainly, that's something the opposition parties are hoping for. cnn, warsaw. >> thank you for the report. the former president of poland is against this bill. he says the changes could weaken polish democracy. listen. >> translator: our generation led poland to freedom in an incredibly difficult situation and based it on the separation of powers. this is the most important thing that we manage to do. if anyone wants to disturb this most important victory, you, the young people, cannot let that happen. so that there is no doubt, i will always be with you, despite my condition, even if they arrest all of you here. >> one resident of warsaw told cnn he remembered how his own
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parents protested in 1989 against poland's then communist regime. he called these demonstrations the same moment. still ahead, kushner companies issued an apology once for promoting jared kushner's white house to investors. now there's evidence some companies are still using him name to make money. later this hour, the world war ii film is getting rave reviews. we are live from atlanta, georgia. to viewers in the united states and around the world, you are watching cnn news room. hey you've gotta see this. c'mon.
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10:30 a.m. in norway. you are watching cnn news room worldwide this hour. i'm george howell with the headlines. breaking news we are following out of the u.s. state of texas. eight people have been found dead there, including some children, we understand. this, in the back of a semitruck in san antonio, texas. more than two dozen taken to hospitals. many people in critical condition. police are treating it as a case of human trafficking. it was parked in a walmart parking lot and air-conditioning was not working. they were discovered when a person from the truck asked the store employee for water. we'll continue to bring updates as we learn more. security council set to leave on israeli/palestinian violence. a palestinian died after clashes with israeli forces on saturday,
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in addition to three killed on friday and three israelis stabbed to death in a settlement. a bill imposing sanctions on russia, north korea and iran could hit the president's desk at the end of the month. lawmakers will vote tuesday then it heads to the senate. president trump's eldest son, donald trump jr., and the former campaign chairman, paul manafort reached a deal with the senate judiciary committee to avoid a public hearing. instead, they will be interviewed privately, ahead of any public session. they are hoping to get answers about the meeting they had at trump tower with the russian attorney. also, at that meeting in trump tower was mr. trump's son-in-law, jared kushner. they found his white house connection is still being yuuse
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to lure chinese investors to his family's projects. this, after the family apologized for mentioning kushner during a sales pitch in may. we have the report. >> reporter: the ethical question surrounding the promotion of this kushner family project in jersey city, new jersey are about to grow. that's because, despite a prior apology from kushner companies, cnn discovered groups working with a kushner project continue to use white house adviser, jared kushner, as a promotional tool for investors, labeling him, mr. perfect and trump's son-in-law. the promotions are for a kushner development covered under a government program. it gives foreigners and their families the chance for a green card, as long as they invest at least $500,000 in an american project. this project is the same one jared kushner's sister was
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pitching to wealthy chinese investors in beijing in may. she used her brother as a selling point, sparking outrage, a statement from jared's lawyer saying he knew nothing of it and no longer financially tied to it and would recuse himself from the matters. from kushner companies came this, kushner companies apologizes if that mention of her brother was interpreted as an attempt to lure investors. that was not her intention. here, on chinese social media pages, cnn discovered companies continue promoting the kushner's one journal square property, alluding to or referencing jared kushner and connections to president trump. >> he was on "forbes" magazine? >> right here? >> yep. >> reporter: they are described as real estate big shots and
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jared kushner as the celebrity of the family and jared kushner who once served as ceo of kushner companies and another referring to the president himself saying members of trump's family participated in the growth of the eb-5 program and refers to trump's son-in-law. that "forbes" magazine reference refers to this edition with jared on the cover. this guy got trump elected. the posts come from two companies that work with kushners, chinese company qwos. and the u.s. immigration fund, a private company, seeking eb-5 investors for their new jersey development. cnn contacted both businesses, as well as kushner companies. within hours, the u.s. immigration sites removed any references to jared kushner.
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in a statement, they blamed the post on a third party saying the post was several months old and hasn't had any interaction by followers. kushner companies sent this response saying they were not aware of the sites and has nothing to do with them. the company will be sending a cease and desist letter regarding the references to jared kushner. they did not respond but did remove the jared kushner references shortly after cnn aired this report. in a letter sent june 1st, three democratic lawmakers asked kushner companies to explain the nature of its relationship with the companies. so far, they have not received a response. the visa program is perfectly legal. ethics lawyer says using the president's son-in-law to lure investors to the program is unacceptable. >> not something we told people in the bush white house. don't let other people use your name to raise money for
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investments. >> michael gibson says he believes they reference delivery. he's an expert on helping foreign nationals and says chinese investors, especially, look for projects they feel the u.s. government supports. >> having the president's son-in-law's name on a project, if i'm sitting in china, i would perceive that as some level of security. >> what they want to make sure is they get the green card. if they see a public official associated with a project, that gives them the impression this project is safe enough for them to invest in in terms of getting a green card. >> reporter: originally intended to spark development in urban areas, it is now a funding source for developers to raise millions of dollars from investors. 10,000 eb-5 visas are available to families each year. the developers get the cash. as for most investors, the
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website states, the whole family gets their green cards. it comes at a minimum price of $500,000. what best way to invest than the company that the former ceo, mr. perfect, is the son-in-law of the president? now to the u.s. city of minneapolis, minnesota. the mayor there is sharing message about a police shooting that killed an australian woman. he was shouted down at a press conference. activists chanted, bye bye betsy. now she says she's hoping the investigation continues swiftly. justine kaled law enforcement to report a possible crime near her home last saturdays. instead, a responding officer shot and killed her. the city's police chief already resigned over the incident. the baltimore police department is facing public
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outrage. this is because of this body cam footage i want to show you here. it appears to show an officer planting evidence during a drug bust last january. the video is prompting the state's attorney to review some 100 cases involving at least one of the police officers seen in this clip. polo sandoval has more. >> reporter: if perception is reality, this video doesn't help. watch as the officer wearing the body camera appears to stuff a baggy of heroin in during a drug bust. they walk away only to return. this time, the device's microphone is active. after scanning over debris, the officer finds the same can containing the same drugs. was this officer intentionally
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planting evidence? an investigation will determine that. >> if our community thinks there are police officers who are planting evidence during their duty, that's certainly something that will keep me up at night. >> reporter: this is the latest controversy to rock a department struggling with growing public distrust. >> none of them are perfect. there are going to be thing that is are going to happen that's going to create concern. >> reporter: in march, seven baltimore investigators were arrested as part of a racketeering take down. friday, two of the suspects officers pleaded guilty in court. police community relations reached a breaking point in 2015 after the death of freddie gray while in custody. residents clashed with police in the streets following the incident. all the officers involved were
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cleared of wrong doing, causing further division between the community and police. a former top law enforcement official believes bridging that gap requires action on both sides. >> we cannot give up on each other. police need community. community needs police. we have to find a way in order to continue to build that trust and build those relationships. >> baltimore may be taking a step in that direction with commissioner davis promising transparency. cnn, new york. >> thank you. in canada, a staircase built to avoid beaurocracy is teaching the city of toronto a lesson. we'll explain. if you have medicare
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welcome back to news room. i'm george howell. strong thunderstorms to tell you about that roared across the central part of the u.s. on saturday and wildfires. they are plaguing regions in the
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west. let's bring in karen mcginnis with more. karen? >> it has been a violent night as far as weather is concerned in the central united states with strong storms coming in across the center of the united states and kansas and missouri. you can see that cluster of storms as it plows through across kansas city. now, beginning to push through st. louis. not just there, also into the ohio river valley. a frontal system that is lingering across this region is triggering heavy downpours across this area with wind gusts, some estimate 70-80 miles per hour. while the heat across the west continues, i want to show you where the fires are. this is montana. this is the cluster that represents it fire. it has already consumed 200,000 acres. this is the fire i told you about 24 hours ago in east central sections of california. the detwiler fire that was named
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after a road, a fire service road of that area that is knocking on the door of yosemite park. the park is fine, but consumed 75,000 acres. they have it about 40% contained. that's much better than we were looking at a few days ago. washington, d.c., the temperature bounces up to the low 30z. a bit of a break going into next week and bounces back up. the heat is on. not just across the northeast. into the central plains, a bit of a break, but not too much. we'll see scattered showers and thunderstorms roar in once again. look at this. minneapolis in the 70s, but back up to close to 80 degrees going into next week. not much heat relief there, george? >> karen, thank you so much. i want to tell you about this story in canada. it's a drama over a staircase that appears to have, well, reached the final step. the resident built them for a fraction of what the city
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estimated. we have the ctv network with the story. >> reporter: it's a popular shortcut to get to a popular park. >> kids use it. the kids coming down to play soccer. people on bikes. we see lots of seniors. >> reporter: before these steps were built, residents had to navigate a small hill with stones. many complained it was dangerous. >> we had a garden member come down. she fell and broke her wrist. >> reporter: the community asked how much it would cost to build a scare case, they were surprised up to $100,000 for the steps. a man collected money and built his own staircase for $550. >> a person was here, a homeless person. i engaged him to help me because i'm 76 years old. within 14 hours, we built the
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steps. >> reporter: city inspectors were called in and told the stairs were unsafe, the railing is unstable, the incline is uneven and there is no foundation. we showed the stairs to a home improvement contractor. >> for an amateur that doesn't do it for a living, it's decent looking. >> reporter: the people that use the scare case like it. >> very comfortable. my daughter needs a new door. you want a job? i think it's marvelous. >> they agree, the stairs won't stand the test of time. he says it's not about the product, it's the point. >> you could build a set of stairs that would last the test of time and a designer could design it for 5,000 or 10,000 dlarls. this is showing what is possible. >> reporter: while the city works on a solution, the couple is working on a sign. >> a warning, it's there for you to use, however -- >> reporter: all the while, standing up to the city over a
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staircase. >> taking a step in the right direction. colin with the ctv network. the stairs have been torn down because officials say they are not safe. the new ones are set to be delivered. the mayor of toronto is calling the estimate -- a pivotal moment. we'll take you to the london premier of "dunkirk." ♪ so nice, so nice. ♪st. croix full of pure vibes. ♪ so nice, so nice. ♪ st. john a real paradise. ♪ so nice, so nice. book three nights and receive $300 in spending credits. only at visitusvi.com
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everyone's favorite amazon warrior will be back for more. the sequel to "wonder woman" and it is a go. the announcement was made at the san diego comic-con. the news of the sequel isn't really a surprise to many people. "wonder woman" earned more than $750 million worldwide and will likely become the highest grossing film. from superheroes to real-life heroes. the world war ii movie, "dunkirk" hit the theaters this weekend. we have the report.
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>> it's a military disaster. >> reporter: it was known as dunkirk. the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of british and allied troops during the early months of world war ii. completely surrounded and under bombardment. the loss of the army left them. >> you are looking at 400,000 men trapped on the beach, backs to the sea, the enemy closing in on all sides, faced with a choice between surrender and the fate of history or annihilation. the fact that the story doesn't end is what makes it one of the greatest stories in human history. >> reporter: using i max and 65 millimeters film, it's an epic, yet emersive story, focusing on
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the struggle of survival. casting also embraced a different direction, particularly famous face among the younger talent. >> that's harry stiles. >> chris has this amazing way of creating a world around you where he strips everything to your basic, natural instinct and things going on, happening around you. you don't feel like you have to act that much. >> reporter: the film's royal premier in london was a tale of two harry's, the prince and the pop star. prince harry paraded military medals. the real stars of the story are the boats like this here, the skippers on a voyage to france to help save a third of a
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million men trapped on the beaches. a man came across in a canoe and a sailor spoke down and said what the hell are you doing here? he said i have one seat in the back. that's the kind of heroes that moved me. >> wasn't a superhero, it was a bunch of people in boats. >> reporter: the dunkirk spirit is in the face of adversity and used by brexiteers prepared to leave the european union. it goes beyond such comparisons. >> to me, it's really about what we can do as community, rather than just individuals and how the sum of what we can do together is much more than apart. >> you can practically see it from here. >> what? >> home. >> reporter: neal curry, cnn, london. >> that wraps this hour of news
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room. i'm george howell at the cnn center in atlanta. the news continues after the break. then, i decided to have my dna tested through ancestry dna. it turns out i'm scottish. so, i traded in my lederhosen for a kilt.
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no one else lets you do that. see how much you can save when you choose by the gig or unlimited. call or go to xfinitymobile.com. xfinity mobile. it's a new kind of network, designed to save you money. u.s. lawmakers agree to impose new sanctions on russia and to limit the president's ability to water them down. also, six months into his administration, we check in with some of mr. trump's voters to see if they are still supporting the president. plus, memories of their mother. the duke of cambridge and prince harry give a revealing interview about their last memories of their mother, diana, the princess of wales. live from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, we want to welcome our viewers here in the united states and all around the world. i'm george

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