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>> why is it if i want it delivered in three days, it's $1.50, but two days, it's $85. what's going on? a u.s. lobbyist pleads guilty to steering funds to president trump's inaugural committee. he is cooperating in the investigation. and colleagues paying respects. and saying good-bye to a queen. family and friends celebrate the queen of soul. live from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, we welcome our viewers here in the united states and all around the world. i'm george howell. the "cnn newsroom" starts right
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now. the investigation around at 2016 election nets another guilty plea, this time from a washington lobbyist funneling russian money into the trump inaugural committee. in federal court friday, samuel patten admitted that he helped to steer money into the committee from a pro-russian ukranian oligarch. these charges were not brought by the special counsel robert mueller, it is however the first time that the justice department has publicly charged someone with helping a foreigner funnel money into the trump political event. evan perez has more on patten and what he allegedly did. >> reporter: samuel patten pleaded guilty in federal government for failing to register as a foreign agent, prosecutors say he was paid more than 1 mmd for worki$1 million h
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a political party aligned with russia. patten admits to helping to funnel money to president trump's inaugural committee. the case began as part of the investigation of robert mueller who referred to the u.s. attorney's office in washington, d.c. now, under federal law, it is illegal for foreigners to donate to annul comm inaugural committ patten got around the law. we've known that mueller's investigators have asked witnesses about possible illegal foreign donations to the trump campaign and the inauguration, but the patten plea deal is the first public indication about that line of inquiry. rudy giuliani says that the plea deal has nothing to do with president trump. >> it turned out to be an irrelevant indictment where i think mueller has turned into the private prosecutor.
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what does it have todowith president trump? not a single thing. some guy donated to the inauguration? my goodness, there are about 500,000 people who donated. every time they get a speeding ticket, the specific prosecutor will do it. >> reporter: and patten has agreed to cooperate with mueller. evan perez, cnn, washington. and still more questions and contradictions unfolding in the russian probe. in a court filing late friday, convicted former trump campaign adviser george papadopoulous contradicted jeff sessions' sworn testimony to congress. papadopoulous says in a march 2016 meeting, sessions and then candidate trump both apparently supported his proposal for a meeting with vladimir putin during the 2016 campaign. when sessions was asked about that meeting under oath, he said that he, quote, pushed back on the idea. papadopoulous' attorney requests
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that he be given probation instead of jail time. the trump legal team is already preparing a defense, maybe you could call it an offense, to counter the mueller probe even though no one know what is is in the russia probe or when it will wrap up. but we're also learning that the man behind the so-called steeles doier dossier says that they believe they had donald trump over the a barrel. we get the details from sara murray. >> reporter: with little sign the russia probe is wrapping up, rudy giuliani is hatch ing a backup plan. they are halfway through preparing a report to rebuff a number of findings. it is slated to include sections on everything from collusion to fired michael flynn to obstruction of justice. the report all part of
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giuliani's strategy to dull the blow of whatever mueller makes public. >> i will have my version and they will have their version and the american people will decide it. >> reporter: once adamant that mueller must wrap up the investigation before the 2018 midterm -- >> then we have a very, very serious violence of the justice department rules that you shouldn't be conducting one of these investigations in a 60 day period. >> reporter: giuliani now admitting that he has no idea what mueller's time line is. it is customary for the justice department prosecutors to go quiet for 60 days before an election, but it is up to u.s. attorneys to ensure they don't take over investigative steps that could impact an election. as the investigation stretches on, trump continues to rail against the justice department. >> these people are angry. >> reporter: especially one of his favorite new targets. >> i think bruce ohr is a
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disgrdi disgra disgrace. >> reporter: he met with mr. steele who compiled the dossier. ohr testified this week that steele told him at a july 2016 breakfast that russian intelligence believed they had candidate trump over a barrel, according to a source. a claim that is in line with allegations steele included in his dossier. but it brought assertion that russia aimed to interfere in the election has been accepted by fact by the u.s. intelligence community. when it comes to that report that the legal team is working on, rudy giuliani acknowledged to cnn that it may never see the light of day, but he wants to be prepared no matter what mueller is up to. sara murray, cnn, washington. now let's bring in leslie vinjamuri, head of the u.s. and american program at chatham house and professor of international relations live in our london bureau. a pleasure as always to have
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you. let's start by talking about this new news around george papadopoulous, the one time campaign adviser, it has contradicted jeff sessions' sworn testimony to congress, papadopoulous saying that sessions supported the proposal of mr. trump meeting vladimir putin, but sessions says that he pushed back. where does it leave the attorney general? >> well, i think it certainly confirms the wisdom of sessions in recusing himself from overseeing this investigation that mueller is conducting. and it raises a lot of questions. now, we know that the president has said now that sessions will remain in office through the midterms despite a very difficult and ongoing question mark about what trump would do when it comes to sessions, but it raises a lot of questions. people have been thinking for a long time that papadopoulous would be very important in terms of his testimony potentially and i think that we're seeing some of that now. >> also would like to get your thoughts about this report being
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prepared by president trump, miss team with rudy giuliani. giuliani saying that it will touch on everything in the mueller investigation, though keeping in mind we don't know what is in the mueller investigation. so very interesting there. but is this a flip on the phrase that a good defense is an even better offense? >> well, i think it is. and it is not surprising again, it sort of follows what we've seen for many months now sort of taking the defense of getting ahead evof what we even know toe true. but the real concern is what impact anything that mueller comes out with might have on the midterm elections. mueller i'm sure will be very careful. there is a lot of attention and awareness of needing to keep that investigation clear of any politics, but giuliani and trump are very concerned about the midterms, very concerned about how the public is reading the investigations and how that will
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affect them when they go to the polls in november. and even though for the most part the public has divided on this, taken a very partisan approach to the investigations, that might be beginning to change a little bit. so i think that giuliani is absolutely going on the offensive. >> this big headline that we led with around sam patten, the dooed.c. lobbyist pleading guilty to funneling money from a russian oligarch into the trump committee, giuliani says that has nothing to do with mr. trump, but with patten now cooperating with investigator, should it worry team trump? >> i think that everything right now is worrying team trump, anything that certainly regardless of what this leads to in terms of a direct connection, the optics again of anything that connects the president to the idea that he may have colluded with the russians or governments friendly to the
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russians is something that they are tremendously worried about because so much of this is political and it is about how the american public will read the claims that trump was linked up with russia as they approach those november elections. that is the primary concern right now. >> so we dug into the micro there. so many new lines that constantly cross each day. but let's look at the big picture of how people view this investigation, how they view the president of the united states. first looking at the special counsel approval rating there, you see 63% of people support the mueller investigation. another bomb that we like to show, again this is an abc "washington post" poll, the president's job approval numbers and you see 60% of americans disapprove of the president's performance at this point. 36% approve. which is within that window of his base. but given those numbers, what are your thoughts heading now
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into the midterm elections in november? >> well, we are still more than two months out, just over two months out from those elections, but that polling is significant. the disapproval is very high. but the approval ratings have come down on a bit. there are a number of polls, but some of those are looking at the averages seem to be coming down. it is difficult to know if that is on the back of several events, the findings of michael cohen, the investigations that mueller is conducting, how the very sad passing of john mccain is affecting the country. so it is hard to know whether that is a lasting finding. but separately what you point to, the fact that americans are approving of mueller's investigation is also very notable. that investigation is being conducted and more importantly
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is being seen to be conducted with a great deal of credibility, independence and that is being acknowledged by the american public. so i think that is a tremendously important number there. >> leslie vinjamuri, always a pleasure. thank you. next week, the united states and canada will again try to hammer out a deal to replace the north american free trade agreement, nafta. on friday president trump told congress that he will sign a deal with mexico in 90 days with or without canada. the deal with mexico is already set. in leaked comments mr. trump told a reporter any deal with canada would be in his words totally on u.s. terms pft canadian foreign affairs minister is in washington for talks. she responded to the president's comments. listen. >> it is going to take flexibility on all sides to get to a deal in the end. and what i can speak to is the
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canadian position. and i really want to assure canadians that we're working hard to get a good deal. we are confident that a win/win/win deal is possible and we'll always stand up for canadian values. >> the u.s. president will head to ireland in november. in a tweet friday, the irish deputy prime minister said this, our two countries have such strochk historic economic, cultural and family ties, maintaining those connections is always a top priority, end quote. mr. trump is canceling and autumn trip to australia. mike pence will go there instead. the president does plan on attending high level meetings in singapore, new guinea and the g-20 in argentina. following the story in syria where government troops appear poised for an attack on the last remaining stronghold much terrorist fighters. u.s. officials say that they are ready for a military strike if
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syria uses chemical weapons. they say a list of targets has already been made. russia appears getting ready as well. the kremlin has announced large scale naval drills in the mediterranean. at least one u.s. official says the ships could use radar to help track and intercept u.s. missiles. the kremlin and syria deny they are responsible for the chemical attacks, they say that he are the work of rebels and western backed factions. syria's foreign minister has been in moscow, and state media quote him assay thagt returni s russian friends are determined to support the efforts of syria while the west led by the u.s. seeks to block these efforts and protect el nusra front as it has already provided protection for isis in order to prolong the crisis. for his part, russia's top diplomat is defending a
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potential offensive. here is sergey lavrov on friday. >> translator: speaking about the legal syrian government, they have the full right to protect their sovereignty and to liquidate the terrorist threat on their territory. this is the main problem about idlib. in this area which was marked a deescalation zone, there might be separation between armed opposition which is ready to hold dialogue with the government and the el nusra terrorists. u.s. secretary of state mike pompeo gave this response on twirts, sergey lavrov is defending syrian and russian assault on idlib. russians and assad agreed not to permit this. the u.s. sees this as an escalation. former president of brazil will not run in october's presidential election. the top electoral court has ruled that de silva is not eligible to run. he has been in jail since april
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and serving a 12 year sentence for corruption and money laundering. he served as president between the years of 2003 and 2011. remembering a war hero and the dedicated public servant. the late u.s. senator john mccain is back in washington, d.c. for more memorials before he is laid to rest. plus we look at the life of john mccain's mother, roberta, who was a maverick in her own right. stay with us.
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♪ a live look there, washington, d.c., the nation's capital. and guarded overnight in the rotunda by an honor guard, the late u.s. senator john mccain being remembered in the u.s. kap capital. mccain's body is lying in state. friends, family and visitors came together by the thousands to pay their respects to the self described maverick. cnn's sun plan serfaty has are
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more. >> reporter: a poignant sound, skies opening up and rain pouring down just as senator john mccain's casket was brought step by step into the u.s. capitol for the last time. a somber end to the senator's 35 year career on capitol hill. >> this is one of the bravest souls our nation has ever produced. >> reporter: the kcapitol rotuna filled with mccain's colleagues. >> i remember thinking more than once, yeah, he really does talk like a sailor. but you see, with john, it was never famed disagreements. the man didn't feign anything. he just relished the fight. >> reporter: paying tribute to michael cohen's legacy in washington, often time as the maverick, a thorn in the side of his own party. >> depending on the issue, you knew john would either be your
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staunchest ally or your most stubborn opponent. >> reporter: in the absence of the president, which was mccain's wish -- >> in every generation there are those who put country first. who prize service ahead of self. who summon ideaism from a cynical age. john mccain was such a man. >> reporter: vice president mike pence speaking on behalf of the white house. >> the president asked me to be here on behalf of a grateful nation. >> reporter: and as was mccain's wish as well, to send a final message of bipartisan. he wanted to break protocol and have leaders of both parties, republican and democrat, in both chambers to lay a wreath together at his casket. john mccain's grieving family including his 106-year-old mother roberta mccain tearfully continuing their good-byes. as did republican congressman sam johnson, a p.o.w. for nearly
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seven years who shared a prison cell with mccain. and on saturday john mccain's body will be taken from here at the u.s. capitol to the national cathedral for his service there. he will be eulogized by two former opponents, former president george w. bush and barack obama. they were both asked personally by john mccain before he passed away to speak on his behalf. and then on sunday the service at the u.s. naval academy and his final resting place, his burial in annapolis, maryland. sunlen serfaty, cnn, on capitol hill. and there was also this moment during senator mccain's ceremony on friday, this photo his daughter posted with joe lieberman and lindsey graham, both men have been long time friends of her father. she writes, my uncles forever. we love you so much, dad. another special moment at that ceremony, mccain's beloved
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mother burying her own son. nothing about roberta mccain's life has been exactly ordinary. randi kaye explains. >> reporter: at 106, you might say roberta mccain is the original maverick. are her husband a navy admiral gone to long periods at sea, roberta raised her son and his two siblings largely on her own. >> roberta gave us her life of life, her deep interest in the world, her strength and her belief that we're all men to use our opportunities to make ourselves useful to our country. i wouldn't be here tonight but for the strength of her character. >> reporter: the two were very close. to roberta, he was simply johnny. >> he was just one of those nice children that people liked to have around. the neighbors liked him. everybody liked johnny. >> reporter: roberta was born in 1912 when william howard taft was president and her independent streak kicked in
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early in life. she was just 19 when she met her future husband, a sailor on the uss oklahoma. roberta's mother banished him from their home because she didn't want her daughter to marry a sailor. so what did he roberta do? >> we eloped. it was a real love affair. >> reporter: roberta create what had her son later called a mobile classroom, often taking her children on road trips as part of their education. as senator mccain shared in his memoir, they went to museums, art galleries and natural wonders of the world. later roberta and her identical twin sister spent years seeking adventure around the globe. she reportedly once rode through the jordanian desert in the dark of night. at one point when roberta was in her 90s, she flew to france where they told her she was too old to rent a car. >> they wouldn't rent me a car, so i bought a peugeot.
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>> reporter: when her trip was over, he she shipped that car to the u.s. and reportedly drove it out west. and if there is any truth to the stories her son told about her on the campaign trail, she probably got there pretty fast. senator mccain liked to tell the story of his mother being pulled over for going 112 miles per hour. it is no secret she is a force to be reckoned with. >> all i got to say is if ms. roberta had been the mccain captured by the north vietnamese, they would have surrendered. >> reporter: her strength helped her navigate one of the toughest periods of her life. >> a friend of ours's said two plains were shot down and we didn't see any ejections. and when we came home, tom moore who was chief of naval operations called and he said we're sure that johnny is gone. >> reporter: and when she heard that her son had been taken as a prisoner of war -- >> can you believe that that is the best news i ever had in my life? see, it depends on where you're standing how things affect you.
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>> reporter: years later when senator mccain ran for president, roberta joined him on the campaign trail. at her age, she always imagined her son would outlive her, but instead this week she is burying him. a pillar of strength, once again for the mccain family. randi kaye, cnn, new york. >> and as mentioned, high profile politicians are set to speak at john mccain's memorial including former u.s. presidents barack obama and george w. bush. cnn's coverage of the service at the national cathedral starts at 8:00 in the morning in washington, d.c. that is 1:00 in the afternoon in london. john mccain will be buried on sunday, of course you can watch this here in progress on cnn.
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click, call or visit a store today. a good morning coast to coast across the united states, you're watching "cnn newsroom" live from atlanta. i'm george howell with the headlines we're following for you this hour. a washington lobbyist has pleaded guilty to steering foreign money to the trump inauguration committee, samuel patten allegedly funneled money from a russian backed ukranian oligarch. patten also pleaded guilty to failing to register as a foreign agent and lying to congress. trade talks are set to resume wednesday between the united states and can that a tod canada, they are trying to replace nafta. canada's foreign affairs palestinian sister says they are not ready to sign yet.
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the president says that he will sign a deal with mexico with or without canada. malaysian police are trying to track down two women to testify in the kim jong-nam murder trial. the two women charged with killing him allegedly wiped a nerve agent on his face. the president of the united states blasting the russian probe, nothing new there, but he is stepping up his attacks on the justice department to a new level even as new poll numbers suggest that his words may not be working. abby phillip picks up this report. >> reporter: there are new indications that president trump's escalating attacks on the special counsel may be falling flat with the american public. but while the president continues his attacks on the department of justice and jeff sessions, there are now some indications that the president may be keeping jeff sessions' job safe at least for now. president trump issuing a new
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warning to the justice department. >> at some point if it doesn't straighten out properly, i want them do their job, i will get involved and i'll get in there if i have to. >> reporter: that as new poll suggests his strategy of attacking special counsel robert mueller's investigation may not be working. a new "washington post" abc news poll finding 63% of americans support mueller's russia investigation. and president trump's disapproval rating reaching new highs at 60%. but the president insisting -- >> those people are angry. people are angry. what is happening is a disgrace. >> reporter: the president telling bloomberg that the russia probe is an illegal investigation, adding that great scholars have said there should have never been a special counsel. this after mr. trump spent a week attacking the justice department and the attorney general.
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>> all i can say, our justice department and our fbi at the top of it, because inside they have incredible people, but our justice department and our fbi have to start doing their job and doing it right and doing it now. >> reporter: the attack hes on sessions raising new questions about whether the president is preparing to fire him. >> will you fire sessions? >> as i've said, i wanted to stay uninvolved. >> reporter: the president now telling bloomberg that he won't act against sessions before the november midterm elections. >> i'd just like to have jeff sessions do his job. and if he did, i'd be very happy. but the job entails two sides, not one side. >> reporter: and president trump's willingness to leave jeff sessions in the job at least until november could be a sign of concern about the upcoming midterm elections.
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president trump actually announced that he would be going to texas to campaign for senator ted cruz in a ruby red state, that race has become unexpectedly difficult for republicans and is a sign of how difficult the november elections could be for the party. abby phillip, cnn, the white house. the sun may be setting on daylight savings time in europe. the eu wants to go away and is taking steps to make that happen. more details when we return. from the very beginning ... it was always our singular focus. to do whatever it takes, use every possible resource. to fight cancer. and never lose sight of the patients we're fighting for. our cancer treatment specialists share the same vision. experts from all over the world, working closely together to deliver truly personalized cancer care. and these are the specialists we're proud to call our own. expert medicine works here. learn more at cancercenter.com appointments available now.
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dramatic images to show you of a commercial plane on fire, this in sochi, russia. state media say that at least six people on the boeing 737 were injured when it skidded off a runway and then caught fire. the plane was reportedly carrying 160 passengers, the fire has been ekaeeen distingue.
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the cause is not clear. daylight saving time could be running out in europe. some people think that springing forward and falling back is pretty much a waste of time. here is this report. >> reporter: time may be up for daylight saving in europe. the european union says that it plans to end the practice soon, that twice a year leaves the forgetful an hour early or late. the eu says it took a survey of over 4.5 million europeans and the result was overwhelmingly in favor of staying with the summer hours year round. >> 84% of respondents are in favor of putting an end to the biannual clock change. all right curre
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>> reporter: currently the law requires all to move the clock forward at the end of march and switch back in october. but the change could affect sleep and productivity at work. >> it is going to be there -- >> translator: i think it is a good idea to go back to normal. other countries have already done it changing the clocks wasn't that helpful. >> translator: i don't think much about it, but it is true. it is always annoying to make sure that you are on time when time changes because it can be a bit tricky. >> reporter: some 70 countries around the world use daylight saving time. that includes most of north america, europe and parts of the middle east. the eu still needs to get approval from the european parl parliament before the nuisance becomes a thing of the past. >> translator: i also lils alwa
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summertime. we should have a bit more time for ourselves. and that sounds like summertime. a super typhoon that is already the strongest storm of the year may shortly take aim at japan. let's talk more about this with derek van dam. >> george, from wednesday morning to friday morning, this storm intensified over 100 miles per hour. right at the center of its core. and we have some as sounding satellite imagery to show you i guess if you're into this kind of thing. check this out, this is run by the japan meteorological agency, that is the center of super typhoon jevy, that is a 20 mile wide category 5 equivalent hurricane. this is a beast. it is churning over the open waters of the western pacific right now, but it does have its eye set on portion of japan. but when it reaches that area late monday into tuesday, it
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will be in a weaker state, but still a concern. this is an incredible image and really a sign that this storm went through rapid intensification. get to my graphics and we can talk details. 155-mile-an-hour sustained winds, that has dropped about 10 miles per hour within the last update. that is the latest information that we have. that is roughly about 250 kilometers per hour. here is the forecast path. notice how it is expected to continue to weaken as it moves, but it does have main land japan in its sight for late monday into the day on tuesday. it will be a fast moving slightly weaker storm as it reaches the area, so large waves, damaging winds, and a heavy rainfall causing localized flooding will be a concern once again. and this by the way is the seventh typhoon to impact main land japan since early july. so they have had a very difficult two months to say the
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least. here is the forecast rainfall totals for this area. it will be heavy from tokyo southward. expecting over an inch of rain from this, and heavier totals north and east. if you are watching from japan, we do expecten can ee condition deteriorate late monday into tuesday. and want to give you an update on what happened in pennsylvania yesterday. this being friday local time. they saw over 10.5 inches of rainfall in lancaster county, this is poiis mount joy, pennsy. 10.57 inches officially. this was a very slow moving thunderstorm complex, focused on the southeastern sections of pennsylvania. here is lancaster, and you can see the storm system and how much precipitation it produced. and it created scenes like this downtown, this is in the mount joy region, really incredible to see water rushing past some of these businesses here.
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but when you get 10.5 inches of rain in a two to three our erd about, are you bound to see scenes like this play out. unfortunately, there were reports of mobile homes being lifted off of their foundation, several swift water rescues that took place. but i haven't heard of any injuries from this particular flooding incident and the water continues to recede. >> that is the good news. >> that is the good news. >> all right. thank you. this next story about myanmar, that nation often in the headlines for the wrong reasons, just days ago a u.n. report called for senior member of its military to be tried for and you tros ci atrocities against row hinge gentleman oig. here is will ripley. >> reporter: men in makeup idolized by crowds, showered with cash. this could easily be mistaken
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for a guy pride event celebrating diversity and acceptance, but here homosexuality is illegal. this is myanmar's spirit festival and these are spirit wives. they are said to have supernatural officials and are revered as sell bricelebrities. the audience believe that these people can be possessed by spirits, spirits that deliver valuable advice for the right price. for this man, it is a lucrative career and a rare chance for acceptance in a restricted society. >> translator: i want to help people, to solve their problems. people might have different difficulties such as food, clothes and shelter, their business or relationships. i talk with supernatural beings on how to solve this problem.
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>> reporter: when it comes to gender, they identified themselves as men or women, because stigma prevents them from identifying as transgender. members of the lgbt community face discrimination making it hard to find jobs. they also have higher arrest rates and suffer abuse. this woman says she was beaten as a boy for being too girly. her name means let's love. >> translator: i met my husband at the festival. i'm a dancer, he is a drummer. after meeting several times and make eye contact, it felt like there was something special. >> reporter: gay marriage is not recognized in myanmar, but if the community accepts a couple's relationship, it can be considered socially though not legally legitimate. a growing nim umber of lgbt advocates hope large crowds like there are a sign things are changing. >> they were discriminated.
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so they are worshiped by the believers. >> reporter: for many in the lgbt community, living like this is the only way to be accepted for who they are. trading a life in the shadows for a life in the spotlight. will ripley, cnn. family, friends and admirers of the late aretha franklin came together in detroit, michigan celebrating the life, legacy and music of the queen of soul. ♪ >> people came together by the thousands. when we return, we'll tell you more about this event.
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this is the bands of the
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welsh guards moon orri s honori aretha franklin. and here in the united states incidence of people in pink cadillacs, really there were more than that, many, many pink cadillacs down that street came together on friday, the day of her funeral, paying respects for the late queen of soul. aretha franklin was remembered in an hours long service including friends, family, performers, civil rights leaders and former u.s. president. a look now at some of the highlights from this event. ♪ you make me feel, you make me feel, you make me feel like a natural woman ♪ >> we don't all agree on everything, but we agree on aretha. and she fought -- she fought for
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everybody. ♪ >> she charmed us, she thrilled us, she entertained us, she inspired us, she motivated us, she helped us, she hoped us, she blessed us one and all. ♪ ♪ you got a friend in jesus, if you ever need him, he'll be right there for you ♪ >> i remember when i was a kid, people used to always ask me what does it feel like to be aretha franklin's granddaughter. and i'd always shrug my shoulders and go, i don't know, it's just my grandma.
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♪ >> the celebrated and the uncelebrated danced to the queen's music, cleaned house to the queen's music, laughed, cried, made corn bread and greens to her music. break up, make up, dream dreams to her music. ♪ >> from the palaces in england singing for the queen, to popping up in the back seats of a car in the middle of a commercial, aretha was everywhere. she was classy enough to sing on the most prominent stages in the world, but she was home girl enough to make potato salad and fry some chicken.
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♪ ♪ amazing grace how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me ♪ >> started out not as the president and first lady, senator, a secretary of state, we started out as like aretha
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groupies or something. the secret of her greatness was she took this massive talent and this perfect culture that raised her and decided to be the composer of her own life's song. and what a song a turned out to be. ♪ >> the late aretha franklin laid to rest as the saying goes and the church said amen. i'm george howell. let's do it again. more news right after the break. stay with us. my name is jeff sheldon,
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wi-fi fast enough for the whole family is simple, easy, awesome. in many cultures, young men would stay with their families until their 40's. what has become of me could happen only in america. more possible troubles for the president's legal team as a lobbyist pleads guilty in handling foreign funds and contradicting confessions emerge. bipartisan leaders stand together as the u.s. capitol honors the late senator john mccain. also ahead this hour -- >> i'm going to take you aretha to church. >>

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