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forever, one record that will live forever unbroken. anderson "360" starts now. thanks, erin. we begin with "keeping them honest," new video inside syria, that shows exactly what the syrian regime is lying about when they say they are only attacking armed gangs and terrorists. a lot of news happened today. more than 100 people died. this one video shows you what happened to one child. if it's too much for you to look at, you don't have to watch it, you can simply listen to the sound. the boy's name is adnan. he's 2 years old and he and his father were hit by shrapnel in their apartment. this video was taken in a makeshift hospital nearby. reporter colvin was there and we'll talk to her in a moment. that's adnan's grandmother working as a nurse in the hospital, shocked to see hur grandchild.
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>> my dare grandchild she's saying, where were you? my beloved, dear god. adnan is badly wounded in the side of his chest. you can see him still struggling to breathe. we're not going to show you the actual wounds on his body, they are open holes. his lips are pale from lack of oxygen. the medic you see tries cpr. at some point it becomes clear nothing can be done to save this little boy's life. in a real hospital, it might be different. not here not in the city of homs. all anyone can do is wait for this little boy to die. afterwards, all his father can do is hold his dead child. drowned out by the sound of
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nearby shelling, the father is saying, my baby, i'll avenge your death. he's asking, what did you do? who did you hurt? what did this little one do? we debated whether or not to show you this video. we admit, it is sickening to watch and there's no denying that. that is just what any assad regime is doing, flat out denying it that artillery crews are pounding civilian neighborhoods in that city and leveling apartment builds until the improvised hospitals and makeshift morgues fill up with men and children like that little boy, adnan, which is why we are showing you his story tonight so the people who erased his life cannot also erase the truth. as we said, a reporter was in the room when the child died. marie colvin of the times of london who joins us now from homs. to be in that room with this young baby passing, we've seen many children killed in this conflict, to be there, what was
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that like? >> it's a very chaotic room. but the baby's death was just heartbreaking. possibly because he was so quiet. one of the first was that the grandmother who had been helping completely coincidentally helping in the emergency room and shouting, that's my grandson. where did you find him? the dwrr said there's nothing we can do. we watched this little boy, his little tummy heaving and heaving as he tried to breathe. it was horrific. my heart broke. >> do we know how the child died? how he was wounded? >> we know -- there's been constant shelling in the city. i have to say, it's one of many stories. his house was hit by a shell. he -- another member of his family -- it's chaos here. another member of his family
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arrived later but after he had died. and said the,000 had been -- the second floor had been hit. this little boy obviously was one piece of shrapnel that caught him right in the chest. >> there are some who will see those images and say we shouldn't show those images, that it's too much. we discuss this all the time. why is it important, do you think, to see these images? why is it important for you to be there? you may be one of the only western journalists in homs. our team has just left. >> yes. i had a discussion with your people, anderson. i feel very strongly they should be shown. something like that, i think, is actually stronger for an audien audience -- for someone who is not here, for an audience for which the conflict, any conflict is very far away. that's the reality. these are 28,000 civilians, men, women and children, hiding,
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being shelled defenseless. that little baby was one of two children who died today, one of children being injured everyday. that baby probably will move more people to think, what is going on and why is no one stopping this murder in homs that is happening everyday? >> the regime in syria, claims they're not hitting civilians, that there is no armed conflict, no war in syria, going after terrorist gangs. >> every civilian house has been hit. we're talking a poor neighborhood. the top floor of the building i'm in has been hit, in fact, totally destroyed. there are no military targets here. there is the free syrian army. heavily out-numbered and out-gun ed and rocket propelled grenades.
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they don't have a base. there are a lot of young men killed, teenaged, and trying to get the wounded to some kind of medical treatment. it's a complete and utter lie they're only going after terrorists. there are rockets, tank shells, anti-aircraft being fired in parallel lines into the city. the syrian army is shelling the scity of cold starving civilian. >> thank you for using the word "lie." i think a lot of people will thank you. it's a word we often hear, not often used, the truth in this case. the syrian regime and their representatives have continued to lie and lied on this program directly. you have covered a lot of conflicts for a long time. how does this compare? >> this is the worst, anderson, for many reasons, i think the
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last time we talked when i was in misurata. it's partly personal safety, i guess, there's nowhere to run. the syrian army is holding the perimeter. there's far more ordinance being poured into this city and no way of predicting where it's going to land. plus, there's a lot of snipers on the high builds surrounding the neighborhood. i can sort of figure out where a sniper is but you can't figure out where a shell is going to land. just the terror of the people and the helpless neness of thes families hiding on the first floor. all they can do is hope it doesn't hit them. that's very very difficult to watch. >> in terms of supplies, medicine, food? >> running low. medicine, there is essentially almost none. the only painkillers at let
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hospital are normal painkillers we would use for a cold or something or headache. there's operations going on with just that as anesthetics because the hospitals here, anyone who is shot or has a shrapnel wound is arrested or disappeared so fears they're being killed and anyone badly wounded is smuggled across to lebanon. they don't even have rubber gloves. the rubber gloves the doctors at the medical staff is wearing, the rubber gloves are ripped. one doctor, one dentist and a vet treating the wounded. that's the kind of medical care there is. >> marie colvin. i know it's impossible to stay safe, but please try. thank you for talking to us. >> thanks very much, anderson. >> i want to bring in a senior fellow from stanford university's hoover institution, just returned from turkey.
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everyday we say 100 people died today and 30 people died today and you become number to it, and numbers and something like this shows you reality for people in homs right now. >> that's exactly right. numbers is a friend of the dictator and criminal and killer regime. this has become -- you've done homs justice. this is basically now sarajevo. we're watching the death of a city. i was in turkey with these exiled leaders, the best of the best including, i have to say, the secretary general of the muslim brothers of syria, and a number of doctors and academics and so on. they are watching with puzzlement and wonder at the indifference of the world. they wonder about washington and they wonder about president obama. they wonder about the futility of diplomacy. this coming friday, the
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so-called friends of syria, this group of nations that are trying to figure out what to do, are meet meeting in tunisia. but the friends of syria are not doing much. but the friends of the syrian regime are doing a lot. hezbollah, russia. they seem more committed but the democracies seem passive. >> i worked there in the early '90s. for years, people would come up on the street and after a while people became annoyed at reporters there, saying how many more deaths do you need to show in order for somebody to do something. >> you're right. or the sar rajevo calendar, the killers had no assets whatsoever. we discovered it was all a bluff. here in homs, we are really now just about closing in nearly on a year, so if we are to wait by the sarajevo calendar, we have
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18 more months of bloodshed. >> we heard from some in the military in the united states say, look, we don't have a full picture of who the opposition is inside syria, reports of al qaeda involvement and suicide attacks. the idea of arming the opposition may not be an option. >> that's the abdication to say, we don't know what's out there. i will tell you what's out there, one worth reciting. there's a city in syria, crucial city, the second scene of the rebellion in syria. i met with him on the out-skirts of istanbul. what we get from these people is the fact that this is a rebellion of young protesters, this particular sheikh and cleric was actually led into the protest and rebellion by young people who said to him, we're being killed, we're being slaughtered our future is being lost and we call on you to do
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your duty and even the leader of islam talks about a fleuralist societfleuralist -- pluralist society. and then they say we don't know what this is made of in the opposition. >> you say the muslim brotherhood, they say, look, we saw that in egypt of english speaking revolutionaries talking about democracy and lo and behold the muslim brotherhood gains power and another group gains power, syria is a very complex mix. >> absolutely. you look at the city and tragedy, the city and people are not helped by the examples of what happened in iraq, by example of what happened in egypt although i think it really isn't as bleak in egypt as we like to think and what happened in libya. we do have an argument in washington, actually, made by our president, either boots on
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the ground, that's the way i would describe it, or head in the sand. we either have a full-scale invasion or we simply do nothing. there's a lot we can do. the turks are standing by. the arabs would finance a campaign in syria. it requires american leadership. this is what it requires. i think president obama has been very clear he does not intend to do much about syria. he may be dragged into it. the slaughter may drag him into it, so we better choose our own timing and our own means rather than waiting for the calamities to make our decisions. >> there was some on this program last night talked about the possibility of safe haven area in the north that turkey would oversee because the turkish military has the capabilities. >> absolutely. that's, by the way, the syrian regime has not been brutal. the turks have always been inve
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invested culturally and economically and the syrian regime is keen not to offend the turks or bring them into the fight. the turks could do a lot for homs and the turks could do enormous amount of good for the syrians. they need again a green light from the united states, where we are once again in that land where we say america is the indispenseable nation. if we don't do it, it won't get done. >> there are so many countries around there with different interests inside syria and willing to send weapons inside syria, this could become a larger even more complex -- >> absolutely. the borders of syria have been used for alibi for inaction. i would contend the borders of syria, the fact iraq is there, lebanon is there, jordan is there, israel is on the border, that actually makes the case for doing something drastic about syria. we have to step in and help them less syria become radicalized. believe me, the pattern is
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clear, we can come in early and rescue the syrians and rescue the liberals and embolden them and safe-keep them or leave to it chaos and we will have a more radical syria. we will pay a price for this. this is what strategy is about. we can say syria doesn't matter. this is what our leaders owe us, need to tell us what the consequences are. when you have 0 someone like general dempsey, he in fact tells bashar, we're not coming. it's a favor we don't owe the dictator. he has already surmised that. >> let me know what you think on facebook, google plus or follow me on twitter. @anderson cooper is the address. tomorrow, the republican debate and newt gingrich and new polling tonight and ron paul, new polling tonight and new comfort for romney. also tonight, how can a judge
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the republican debate many are calling make or break takes place tomorrow night in mesa, arizona, six days before the arizona and michigan primaries. newt gingrich is trying to regain his street cred and mitt romney who says he loves cars, a bumpy road for him in michigan and arizona. polling shows rick santorum, who hadn't even planned to contest this state, now within four points of governor romney. we talk to democratic strategist and gop strategist, rich galen. >> you look at the arizona poll, romney has a four point edge. that's a statistical tie with santorum. does that surprise you? >> no, it doesn't surprise me. i think you're seeing a pattern here develop. actually, when you get inside the cnn time or poll, it actually explains to some of our
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viewers, you know, what's going on at the micropolitical level. i think sometimes our viewers see what's happening in politics and scratch their head and say, why are they doing that? what's going on? you look at it internally, the born again religious gap with the born agains breaking 9.4 for santorum, however, romney running away with the non-born agains and the problem for santorum is he's really splitting the born again vote with newt gingrich getting 21% of the born again vote so he has to drive that very religious vote you see. a lot of times when we see this, why is rick santorum moving so hard on religion right now, i think from a micropolitical standpoint, you understand that when you get inside the numbers, that he has to coalesce and earn this very born again vote. if he does that, it becomes very problematic for mitt romney. >> it does seem in michigan, romney is starting to rise again, maybe santorum has plateau'd.
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in arizona, he wasn't planning to contest that state. >> well, as cornell was just saying, when you look at what we call the crosstabs, the other place cornell, where there's a fairly dramatic gap and one of the few in this poll, one of the few for this crosstab is in the n non-born again. the neutral republicans, romney has a 15 point lead there, so, again, not just that santorum needs to swing to his base, he needs to get them to swing back to him, too. in michigan, anderson, santorum has gone from about plus 12 or 15 to the real clear politics average for the two polls that have been released in t the -- four polls in the last 72 hours is about 1.5 percentage points. these things are very close. as we all know, you don't have to win an election a week ahead
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of the election, you have to win it on election day. >> cornell, in terms of president obama. his own super pac raised less than $59,000 last month, before he reversed himself and said it was going to send out surrogates and help raise money for the super pac. $50,000 of that was from a single donor. how big a cause for concern is that? >> i think -- i talk about on this show, i think the decision to allow this sort of unfiltered money in the system is dangerous to democracy, where you have these large donors can write big checks. clearly democrats are behind here because we had a distaste for this. at the same time, we realize we cannot yunyyuny -- unilaterally disarm and allow the republicans to own this. and i think republicans are
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getting their arms twisted probably almost daily from fund raisers because their contest is so contested. democrats haven't started to do that yet because we haven't had to do that. i have a feeling we will be able to raise money. less than 60 bucks, it's a nice contrast when you see that small donor average american donation to the campaign versus, you know, these $5 million checks being written to the super pacs i think are ridiculous. >> rich, do you have any doubt some $5 million checks are about to be written to democrats. >> before republicans do the dance of joy, they ought to look at the fact that the super pacs -- the obama's campaign did not ask for or want super pac money until about three or four weeks ago so they haven't really ramped up to that yet. there will be people. the hollywood crowd is always
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there stlch there. they're good for how many millions they will write for. frankly, it's easier for them and other big donors to write one single check and guest it out of the way than it is to have to bundle a bunch of $2500 checks from their friends. >> are you guys as interested in the debate as i am? i think it will be fascinating. >> it's on cnn, i'm supposed to say yes. >> you're done with debates? tired of them? >> i think people have made decisions with all these debates. the danger is for -- i think santorum can coalesce that religious right base, he has th that. romney has to try to again sort of get in the way of him coalescing that debate, in the debate. interesting about the base is that gingrich has sort of fallen back and it will be interesting, if i'm at the gingrich camp, i'm saying to my candidate, you've got to get back in this and you
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have to hit a home run. to me, in this debate, the pressure isn't so much on santorum and romney as it is on newt because he's got to have a big play to get back in this thing. >> right. santorum certainly wants nothing more than to keep gingrich out of this thing. we have to leave it there. i appreciate you being on. reminder, watch tomorrow night's big debate, moderated by john king, 8:00 eastern time followedby a special edition of "360" after the debate. "crime and punishment." a man accused of killing his wife 11 days after he married her. is he a honeymoon killer or tragic scuba diving accident. details coming up. and remember this man. being held for questioning about an alleged prostitution ring in france. dave, where are we on the new laptop? it's so slow! i'm calling dave. [ telephone rings ] [ sighs ] i need a new i.t. guy.
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in "crime & punishment" tonight, a man is on trial in alabama accused of killing his bride during their honeymoon. it has been a long time coming. tina watson drowned while scuba diving with her husband, gabe, nine days after they got married. in the nine years since, he changed his story several times. >> reporter: it's a horrifying scene. in the circle, it shows tina watson, an alabama nudely wed who drowned while scuba diving on her honeymoon and her husband, gabe is accused of
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killing her for $210,000 in insurance money and on trial in alabama. here's the opinion of the first prosecution witness, australian police detective. it happened in 2003. gabe watson, who is now re-married, is accused of turning off his first wife's air supply under water and bear hugging her to make sure she died. taking the stand, tina watson's maid of honor. >> she was my absolute best friend in the world. she was probably -- she was like a sibling to me. >> amanda phillips said gabe watson said wildly inappropriate things to her while view iing h inat the funeral. >> i said, she looks very pretty in that outfit. >> he said, at least her breasts are perky. >> and he said to her about insurance. >> for $10 more she could have that a $10 million life
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insurance policy. it's a good thing we didn't do that otherwise i would be in an australia jail right now on involuntary manslaughter charges. >> reporter: as it turns out, gabe watson did go to jail after pleading guilty to manslaughter after originally being charged with murder. he's always claimed it was an accident but acknowledged he didn't do enough to save her. but in theist, he faces a murder charge that could put him in prison for life. tommie thomas is tina's father. >> the one thing we're focused on is justice by her and for her. until he actually faces the evidence for the first time in a criminal trial before a jury, there can be no rest or no peace for anyone in our family. >> reporter: his exxon in law is now before that jury. in a police statement watson made in australia was played to the jurors with the murder definite listening.
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i can chase her down to the bottom, get down to the bottom and either dump her weights, let her -- dump everything, brought her to the top. >> reporter: gabe watson said he wanted to seek help at the top of the water, his wife had too much weight in her dive gear. a dive master who was on the same trip doesn't buy gabe watson's explanation. >> it wasn't a plausible story. it didn't make sense. bells were going off in my head. >> the defense attorney asked another man in the scuba outing a question regarding diver two who was gabe watson and diver one, tina watson. >> did you ever see diver two and diver -- approach diver one and turn her air off? >> no. >> reporter: gabe watson's defense team hope's that creates reasonable doubt about the guilt of a man already convicted once in connection with the tragic death of his wife.
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gary tuchman, cnn, atlanta. >> that trial's been a long time coming. we'll continue to follow it. a federal law designed to protect native-american families at the sent over an emotional battle of a 2-year-old girl 2 young to know why her life has been turned upside down. >> we start in iran. it is warning it will strike perceived enemies before they attack if it feels its national interests are threatened. the combative talk comes after boasting of nuclear weapons by iranian scientists. a team of nuclear inspectors have returned to iran amid the growing tensions. and a prostitution ring at two hotels, dominique strauss-kahn is being held for questioning and he has not been arrested or charged in the case. in los angeles, a former elementary schoolteacher pleaded not guilty today to 23 counts of
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up close tonight, a little girl too young to understand the legal battle over her years old. she calls the man and woman in that picture mommy and daddy and been with them since she was born and too young to understand why she was taken away from them this past new year's eve, too young to know a judge ordered them to turn her over to a man she had never met, her biological father and she's too young to understand the federal law that changed her life profoundly and possibly forever. >> reporter: her first name
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veronica, her last name is complicated. this 2-year-old from south carolina is caught up in one of the strangest adoption cases we ever heard. her story begins in 2009, when veronica's biological parents, who weren't married put her up for adoption. >> you want to be an engineer when you grow up? >> yes. >> that's when matt and melanie entered the picture. they tried to have their own children but invitro fertilization failed them so an adoption attorney put them with veronica's father who told them dustin brown, from oklahoma, wanted to wave his parental rights. veronica was born in oklahoma and from that moment on, they were a part of her life. >> we were at the birth in the delivery room. matt cut her umbilical cord. she's never not been with us. >> reporter: they were thrilled to have their new baby girl. they took her straight from the hospital to their house in
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charleston and were in the process of finalizing the adoption. four months after they brought veronica home, dustin brown signed a waiver, saying he would not contest the adoption. two weeks later, brown decided he wanted his daughter back and filed for paternity and custody. jessica monday is a friend of the couple. >> it wasn't until this child was four months old that the decides he wants to be a part of her life, with no regard to the birth mother, her decision, the pregnancy, the family that's taking care of his child and to just come and say, i've changed my mind, this -- it shouldn't work that way. >> reporter: south carolina law says a father is stripped of his paternity rights if he hasn't provided pre-birth support or taken steps to be a father shortly after birth. but in this case, state law was trumped by a little known
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federal law from 1978. called the indiana child welfare act. you see, brown is a member of the cherokee nation, which means veronica is part cherokee, too. so before the the capo big, anco's could finalize veronica's adoption, a federal judge ordered the couple to hand her over. the law is designed to protect the interest of indian children and keep indian children with indian family members. congress took action after a 19 friction study showed 30% of indian children were being removed from their homes and of those, about 90% were being placed with non-indian families. the attorney general for the cherokee nation told us the law is working. >> one of the original authors of the indian child welfare act said his indent of this law was
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not to take adoptive children away from loving homes. how would you respond to that? >> it's not anyone's intent to rip a child away from a loving home. we want to make sure those loving homes have the opportunity to be indian homes first. you look at the welfare of the child and if at all possible, we want that child to be raised in a traditional indian family. >> reporter: that logic is lost on veronica's adoptive parents. >> this law has been used unjustly, to the detriment. >> the indian child welfare act is destroying families like ours. >> reporter: this past new year's eve, after two years with the little girl they hoped to call their own, matt and melanie handed veronica over to her biological father. >> reporter: do you think this is in her best interests? >> i think so. >> reporter: that night was the first time veronica had met her biological father. friends of the copiabian xrrks
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o's hoped the father would stay in south carolina a few days to get to know his little girl. instead, he drove her here to oklahoma, about 1200 miles away from the only home she had ever known. >> i mean, she's a 2-year-old girl that got shoved in a truck and driven to oklahoma with strangers. >> reporter: we tried to ask dustin brown why he wanted his daughter back but he didn't answer the door. now had the capobiancos are appealing the ruling, everyone involved are forbid den to discuss the case with the media. veronica's future now rests with the south carolina supreme court which is considering their appeal. until the court rules, they will hang on to veronica's last words, from their only phone call with her since she left. >> she said, hi, mommy, hi, daddy. she sounded really excited to hear us and she said, i love you, i love you numerous times. >> reporter: one family in
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pieces, another trying to make itself whole. randi kaye, cnn, bartlesville, oklahoma. >> it's a really tough case, as randy said, south carolina supreme court is reviewing the case. the disability rights attorney and children's advocate joins us now. does this come down to federal law? the child welfare act preempting state law? >> anderson, very difficult heart wrenching story as i'm watching it. yes, our constitution says if there's a state law that is in conflict with federal law, federal law preempts it. but that's not the end of the story here. there's a real question about whether this law, intent of the law was meant for children like veronica. we know this is about preserving native-american culture and keeping native-american children in their communities, but this child has never lived on a reservation, never been a part of a native-american unit or family. this is a child that was born to
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a mom who said, i can't support her. the dad is not helping me, i don't have any other alternatives but to give this child up for adoption. the adoptive parents go through the vetting process, they adopt this child and she's just stripped away. i don't think that's the intent of this law. >> the fact that the biological dad didn't provide pre-birth support to the daughter part of the south carolina law and he signed a waiver saying he wouldn't contest the adoption, that doesn't have any effect on this case? >> i think it's going to have a tremendous effect on the case. i hope the south carolina supreme court looks to kansas, because the kansas supreme court, in about 1982 or so had to address a very similar case. they found an exception to that federal law and said that law was intended for children who are already living on indian reservations part of native-american families. in those case, no, we want those children to be adopted, if possible, by other native americans. when you have a case of a northern native-american mom,
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you have a child that's not lived on a reservation and not been a part of native-american culture, in kansas, they said this law doesn't apply and allowed the adoptive parents to keep the child. there's some hope for the adoptive parents, i believe. >> in this case, is the law considering the best interests of the child here? does that play a role? >> anderson, that's always the question in these tough custody cases, what is in the best interests of the child? we can all imagine putting this child in a car and driving her 1200 miles away from the only family she's known couldn't be in the best interests of the child. i hope the south carolina supreme court again looks to that kansas case and looks at the best interests of this child and tries to fashion a remedy so that the biological dad to the extent he has come forward, we can't ignore him and based on this federal law some role to play in this child's life but also looks at those first two years, which are critical and look what the adoptive parents
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have done to raise this child and try to fashion a remedy so both of these sets of parents are involved in this child's life. >> that could be an option, a middle ground where both get some sort of involvement? >> absolutely. we see that all the time where parents split up and a child is involved and they say how can we keep both sets of parents involved? does it mean visitation rights? summers in one home and winters another place. where is the most stable environment for this child? i can't imagine the court won't consider the loving home provided to this child in the first two years of her life. >> such a tough case, i appreciate it. >> thanks. always a pleasure. >> up next, hundreds of people in afghanistan expressing outrage outside a nato base, what caused their anger and why they're issuing an apology. also, hillary clinton all smiles in new mexico. something not quite right in the
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time now for the "ridiculist." tonight, we're added c ecoco's doubters. for those that don't do a lot of shameless tv watching. she's the wife of rapper iced tea and started a reality called ice loves coco. my god does ice love coco. apparently there's a national dialogue i have not been privy, a coast-to-coast debate about her butt. >> the doctor is going to do an ultrasound to see if there are any implants. >> that's right, travis. we will answer this question and set the record straight once and for all. >> that's right. travis. on the show "the doctors," coco got an ultrasound on her butt. >> i will do an enhanced doppler here, that shows veries cue
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literary to see -- vas cu literary to see if anything has been injected here. >> where is that man's right hand? enhanced doppler, i don't pretend to understand what vascularity is but i always thought doppler was a weather thing. the verdict, please. >> coco's buttocks are 100% real! >> my god. whew! that is right, trash vis. citizens of america, rest easy tonight, the buttocks are real. no implants. >> i wanted to be that skinny girl. that's why i got the boobs.
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i had them enhanced when i was 18 years old. >> say what! so maybe she has some implants but not butt implants. i hate to say when it comes to proving the veracity of her posterior, coco is a little behind. miss kim kardashian actually blades that trail when she got her butt x-rayed. >> no implant. this is all kim. >> i'm so glad i did this x-ray, the whole world doubting me. this x-ray is the best thing i could have done. >> was the whole world really concerned about this issue? it seems like it might be hyperbole. i think the whole world has better things to worry about whether stodden has implants and turns out she doesn't. >> my breasts are real. everything about me is real, my hair is real, my teeth are real, my eyelashes are real. my breasts are totally real. >> she said it twice. it's really true. >> so much for x-rays and


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