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>> fbi agents arrested a man at the center of a terror investigation, and naji zazi isn't the only one who got caught. arrested in connection with the death of four people, police believe his dark lyrics may have become a gruesome reality. and a legally insane killer who escaped two days ago. this isn't the first getaway since he was committed. hope you're having a great sunday so far. i'm natasha curry. thank you for spending part of your weekend with us here on
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"hln." developments in an alleged terror plot involving a denver, colorado, man. naji zazi was arrested last night, his father and a man in new york were also arrested, all of them on charges of making false statements to agents. the extensive investigation into a plot, sources say a railroad or subway station may have been the target. zazi is expected to appear in a federal court tomorrow. now that the fbi has arrested zazi, we are learning more about the details of the case. jeanne meserve looks at where the trail has led investigators. >> as you can see, there's smoke, fire and debris on the ground. >> reporter: it was a truck bomb that devastated the federal building in oklahoma city in 1995. and cnn has learned that concerns about a truck bomb figure into the current investigation of the alleged new
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york/denver terror plot. this u-haul outlet in queens, new york, has been a focus for law enforce. according to a former counter terrorism official familiar with the investigation, a group of afghan men tried to rent a truck here two days before the 9/11 anniversary. it was the same day that naji zazi was driving from denver to new york, carrying instructions on bomb making. according to the source, men showed licenses from ohio and florida and u-haul employees have identified two of them from fbi photographs, one let zazi stay in his apartment when he was in new york. the apartment has been searched and kahn question, but he denied anything to do with a truck rental or terrorism. >> i am not involved in this, and, as the story comes, every
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story is not true, such as the u-haul story. i've never been to there. >> reporter: the source says the other man identified by u-haul employees own this is burial service, which has also been searched. he has also denied involvement, according to the source. at the fbi offices in downtown denver, scheduled talks between zazi and the fbi were canceled saturday as zazi and his attorney contested assurances to the media, including cnn, that zazi has admitted ties to al qaeda. quote, it's not true. i have nothing to hide. zazi reportedly said to the denver post. >> and that was jeanne meserve reporting. we're constantly getting new information on this case. stay tuned to "hln" this week and for any new developments. on tuesday, president obama will host talks between israel's prime minister and the palestinian authority president. the white house says he'll talk
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to both leaders separately before all three meet together. mahmoo ud abbas has rejected resuming talks with israel. he wants palestinian east jerusalem to stop. israel's government has ignored similar demands made by the obama administration. if you live in the northeast and saw some strange lights in the sky last night, you weren't alone. the mysterious sight sparked a flurry of phone calls to authorities and some people describe the lights as spooky and worried about extra terrestrial visitors. nasa launched a rocket in virginia around that time and the blast may have created the mysterious lights and caused the commotion. massive manhunt is under way in washington state for an illegally insaned killer. he escaped while visitors from the hospital were visiting the
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state fair. they had become concerned of the type of patients allowed to participate in such outings. >> the questions being raised are absolutely appropriate and the governor and i, when we spoke, some of the most serious questions i have about this, are the policies and procedures that led to the outing the choice of the outing? >> paul was committed after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1987 slaying of an elderally woman. he escaped in 1991 during a day trip to a washington lake and was later recaptured. an aspiring rapper who posted songs on his web page about the thrill of murder is the suspect in the deaths of four people. virginia police arrested richard mccrosky iii here. they discovered four bodies near the home of a university professor. he was arrested at a richmond airport. police think he was waiting for a flight back to california. it isn't clear if he knew the victims. he is charged with murder,
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robbery and grand larceny. new york city police want to know who killed a woman in a luxury hotel near central park. her throat had been slashed. a maid found her yesterday. guests noticed security increased but knew nothing about the crime until reporters showed up. the father of a 4-year-old boy is in jail because the boy shared cocaine with friends at a daycare. police in new jersey say that shaid wright put several baggies in his son's jacket after police nearly caught him with it. his son shared the drugs with three other 4-year-olds at the daycare apparently because his dad told him it was candy. teachers called police after seeing a girl with a baggy in her mouth. none of the children were hurt. he is in jail with $400,000 bail. more rough weather and rain in the south? let's check in with karen mcginnis for the latest on our
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forecast. >> we still have kind of the same weather pattern across the southeast. finally that area of low pressure bringing in all that tropical moisture is now moving away. but as it does, it's just going to do it very leisurely. so, still some areas in the deep south can expect between two and four inches of additional rainfall. we saw record amounts of rainfall in birmingham yesterday, little more than 2 1/2 inches for atlanta between 3 and 5 inches, but officially just under four inches at the airport. cooler weather conditions across montana. they were looking at temperatures in the 90s, record-setting temperatures yesterday. going into this afternoon, cooler and even cooler than that, going in towards monday. how about some high temperatures? this is what we're expecting. denver, 76 degrees. so, slightly cooler, but maybe only in the 60s going into monday. right around the bay area, though, we could see some 90s. so, the risk of the fire hazard is going to go up with the offshore flow, dry humidity and
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the gusty conditions going in towards monday. and temperatures still on the cool side, coolish side across the deep south because of the cloud cover and rainfall. for "hln," i'm karen mcginnis. one year ago, the university of washington didn't win a single football game. yesterday the huskies did something to make their fans forget all of that. and you think chomping on 90 pounds of grits would be enough competitive eating for one day. it wasn't enough for one guy. he added a couple dozen burritos tochlt mix.
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i heard about this, and took advantage of it immediately. and it sounded like something i would come down here, hopefully get lucky at. >> reporter: laid off two days ago, now applying for a job in marina cape. unemployment rate of 10.7%. in lee county, it's 13.5%. cape coral, estimated 2,000 people will apply for around 150 jobs. >> hi, i'm jennifer. >> how are you? >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: marketing manager oversees day two of the job fair. >> they processed about 400 people already. it's almost 11:30. >> reporter: it's a busy day. >> positive attitude, open mind. i know it's been difficult for some people we speak with here in the hunt for a job. >> reporter: also people like tiffany andrade, who have a job, but want to advance. >> fresh out of college, trying to work my way up in hospitality industry. >> reporter: construction is nearly finished, which means more jobs will be available in the shopping center surrounding
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the hotel. for now, he keeps looking. >> on the hunt. on the search. doing whatever i can. >> reporter: hoping his next job comes sooner than later. max too runiet, wink news now. a man won almost $4,000 for stuffing his face in back-to-back eating contests. in louisiana, bob shout, ate 19 pounds of grits in ten minutes yesterday and won $2,200. on friday, he won $1,500 for eating 33 1/2 burritos in ten minutes at another competition in new mexico. next weekend, he heads to tennessee for a hamburger eating contest. the winner gets a $20,000 prize. i'll take him on. now, we're used to seeds being planted in the ground to make things grow. scientists are taking that same concept to the skies. >> why don't we, in turn, start
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rebellion by conservatives. he also taunted democrats. >> only about a year ago, there were quite a few people in this city who were ready to write off this conservative movement. they were enthralled by barack obama's promise of near biblical transformations. their legs were tingling. he spoke majestically, franed by greek columns. well, he can spin a speech, but he can't spin his record. and i bet you never dreamed that you would look back at jimmy carter as the good old days. >> romney may have warmed the crowd. his former conservative rival, mike huckabee who has their votes. straw poll shows he is the favorite among religious conservatives to beat the president in 2012. the poll was conducted at the summit. huckabee with 28%, four people tied for second with 12%,
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including former governor sarah palin and mitt romney. coalition troops are surging ahead like, quote, a powerful flood. the message laelgdly surfaced saturday on the internet. the speaker says the fight against u.s. and foreign forces is on the verge of victory. next month marks the eighth anniversary of the u.s.-led invasion of afghanistan. the identity of the speaker has not been independently confirmed. texas has been in a drought in the last two years, and recent storms haven't brought much relief as natalie stole explains, scientists are trying to see if they can manipulate nature a little bit and turn things around. >> testing, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. >> reporter: these scientists fly right at thunderstorms, high-tech planting seeds in a
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cloud. to make them rain longer. >> reporter: a chemical that mimics ice crystals and travels through the storm, attracting super cooled water droplets. when they become too heavy, the ice falls and melts on its way down. more ice crystals mean more rain. back on the ground, scientists wait. >> the seeding happened right about here. we noticed that everything is still increasing as far as the liquid in the cloud. >> reporter: storms grow larger, but not stronger. they estimate over two times as much rainfall is from seeded clo clouds. >> because we don't create rain from thin air, we have to work with what's out there. >> we're seeding or modifying the weather on such a small scale. we know today, as we knew 20 years ago that you have to work with the hand that mother nature deals you. >> reporter: and in a severe drought, a lack of moisture means fewer clouds to seed.
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bomar says it's a long-term water management strategy, not a quick fix. >> i see a really thick shower due west right now. >> reporter: water modification isn't new. it started as a way to suppress large hail in the 1970s. >> i was fascinated at the impact that seeding, using just a couple of airplanes, could have on a monstrous thunderstorm. >> reporter: after years of research, he believes widespread water modification techniques are around the corner. >> always before we thought the key to growth was finding additional water down below. why don't we, in turn, start looking about drilling up into the atmosphere? because the marvelous thing about the atmosphere is that it's replenished every day. >> that was natalie stole from kxan. water districts in texas pay four cents an acre to seed clouds over their counties. federal regulators are
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reportedly preparing new rules to make sure that your acticesso the internet won't be limited. the proposals would prohibit internet service provider, including wireless companies, from blocking or slowing down your access to selected online content. for example, in a cable company offeros internet service, it won't be alloweded to block websites that provide videos of the programming on its tv channels. telecommunications industry strongly opposes so-called net neutrality rules. i'm larry smith. two things you can count on in college football, usc winning a lot of games and almost yearly, usc losing a game they should easily win. rolling into seattle to face washington saturday, number three team in the country. they really struggled. three turnovers in washington territory, including that interception by donald butler. jake walker to jermaine hurst. 22 yards out.
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huskies score on the upset. natasha is happy. they get the win in the end. adrian taylor for oklahoma, and tulsa quarterback gene j. kinny. their shoes get tangled up. it takes them 20 seconds to get them untangled. score was not that close. ouch. great video from the cardinals game. ninth inning. deep fly ball that goes off theo outfielder's glove and in the stands for the home run. cardinals won that game 2-16789 tough. very special play today. freshman hasn't let down syndrome keep him down. final play on the game with assistance from the opposition, he ran more than 60 yards for the touchdown, and there wasn't a dry eye in the place. matt ziesel, very special play of the day.
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some people call him rabbi rambo. this man of god prepares to take on terrorists by using force and fire power in synagogues. hi, there. i'm robin meade. hope you're loving your weekend. here is a look at what's going on in the week ahead. prime time emmy awards will be packed with stars. first thing monday morning we'll show you the big winners, fashion highlights, moments on the red carpet in the show. man accused of murdering a doctor in church. dr. george tiller provided aborti abortions at a kansas clinic. scott roder has plead not guilty to gunning down tiller in may. plus, president obama will join world leaders at the g20 summit thursday in pittsburgh. reviving the global economy and dealing with the h1n1 flu
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federal agents have charged three men with making false statements in a terror investigation. they brought in a 24-year-old man and his father outside denver yesterday. another man was arrested in new york. all three will appear in court tomorrow. the bodies of six italian soldiers killed in afghanistan are in rome now. they were killed in a car bombing in kabul yesterday. 20 afghan civilians also died in the attack. and muslims around the world are saying good-bye to the month-long fasting of ramadan. they're bringing in three days of celebration, community prayers, acts of charity and
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gift giving. some say it's like christmas, thanksgiving and new year's rolled into one. that's a quick look at your headlines this sunday morning. i'm natasha curry. ohio was going to try again to put convicted murderer ramel broom to death. his lethal injection had to be stopped because technicians couldn't find a vein. a temporary halt to a second execution, the governor issued a one-week reprieve. brian todd looks at what went wrong the first time. >> reporter: just 17 steps from the room where he would be put to death, ramel broom was helping executioners, laid on his side, flexed his muscles to help them find a vein to inject lethal chemicals. for two hours, they tried. they pricked him 18 times, he said. his lawyer gave other details. >> parts of the body where bone was hit, excruciating for mr. broom. >> reporter: it all happened tuesday in an ohio state prison. broom, convicted of raping and
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murdering a 14-year-old girl 25 years ago never made it out of the preparation chamber. ohio governor's postponed his execution for a week. officials were going to bring him back to die next tuesday, but broom's lawyers have just succeeded in delaying it, and want to stop it completely. they say bringing him back to die would be cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of his civil rights. the head of the prosecutor's office in the county where the crime occurred is furious. >> it's really ironic in that this defendant and his lawyer are whining about getting pricked with a needle, and calling it cruel and unusual punishment when he stood over this 14-year-old girl after he raped her and then stabbed her, plunged a knife into her seven times. >> broom's lawyers also want to change the way lethal injections are done in ohio. i spoke about that with richard deter of the death penalty center. he said his group doesn't take a moral position on the death penalty, but has been critical
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of how they're carried out. >> the gist of the issue here is the protocol in ohio, similar to other states? >> yes. this is a complicated protocol involving three drugs administered by people who are not doctors, but rather who are guards, and there's going to be complications when you deal with human physiology. >> reporter: ohio prison officials say the vein insert n insertions are done by what they call the execution staff, not doctors, but they say those people have to be trained as emts or paramedics. >> do i have confidence in the process? yes. do i have confidence in my team? absolutely, positively, yes. >> reporter: terry collins actually thanked rommel broom later for all the cooperation he gave when they tried to execute him. if you live in the northeast and saw some strange lights in the sky last night, you weren't alone. mysterious sights sparked a flurry of phone calls to authorities and some described
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the lights as spooky and worried about extra terrestrial visitors. it turns out nasa launched a rocket in virginia around that time and says the blast may have created the mysterious lights and caused the commotion. on tuesday, president obama will host talks between israel's prime minister and the palestinian authority president. the white house says he's going to talk to both leaders separately before all three meet together. president mahmoud abbas has rejected resuming talks with israel. he wants bosettlement building stop. massive manhunt is under way right now in washington state for il a legally insane killer. hospital workers union said it had become concerned about the type of patients allowed to participate in such outings. >> i think the questions that
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are being raised are absolutely appropriate, and the governor and i this morning, when we spoke, some of the most serious questions i have about this are the policies and the procedures that led to the outing the choice of the outing? >> paul was committed after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1987 slaying of an elderally woman. he escaped in 1991 during a day trip to a washington lake and was later recaptured. an aspiring rapper who posted songs on his web page about the thrill of murder is the suspect in the deaths of four people. yesterday, virginia police arrested richard mccrosky iii. they discovered four bodies near the home of a university professor. police think he was waiting for a flight back to california. it isn't clear if he even knew the victims. he is charged with murder, robbery and grand larceny. new york city police want to
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know who killed a woman in a luxury hotel near central park. the woman's throat had been slashed. a maid found her body on the kitchen floor of a condo in the building yesterday. gefs say they noticed security had increased, but knew nothing of the crime until reporters showed up. the father of a 4-year-old boy is in jail because the boy shared cocaine with friends at a daycare. police in new jersey say that shaid wright put several baggies in his son's jacket after police nearly caught him with it. his son shared the drugs with three other 4-year-olds at the daycare, apparently because his dad told him it was candy. a teacher called police after seeing a girl with a baggy in her mouth. none of the children is hurt. wright is in prison on $4,000 bail. are we in store for more rough weather and rain in the south? let's check in with meteorologist karen mcginnis for the latest in our forecast. >> the same kind of weather
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pattern across the southeast. finally that area of low pressure bringing in that tropical moisture is now moving away. as it does, it's just going to do it very leisurely. so, still some areas in the deep south can expect twoen two and four inches of additional rainfall. we saw record amounts of rainfall in birmingham yesterday. little more than 2 1/2 inches for atlanta between three and five inches, but officially just under four inches at the airport. cooler weather conditions across montana. they were looking at temperatures in the 90s. record-setting temperatures yesterday. but going into this afternoon, cooler and even cooler than that, going in towards monday. how about some high temperatures? this is what we're expecting. denver, 76 degrees. slightly cooler, but maybe only in the 60s going into monday. right around the bay area, though, we could see some 90s. so, the risk of the fire hazard is going to go up with the offshore flow, the dry humidity and the gusty conditions, going
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in towards monday. and temperatures still on the cool side, coolish side across the deep south because of the cloud cover and the rainfall. for "hln," i'm karen mcginnis. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? that's a question congress is going to have to answer soon. jennifer westhoven is looking out for you and your money. hey, jen. >> hope you're enjoying your september weekend. you know, time is running out to take advantage of that first-time home buyer's tax credit. there's a lot of talk about it in washington. $8,000 credit ends december 1st. should they let the sun set on it, or should they extend it? six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this tax credit with helping to rescue the housing market, with stabilizing it, almost 1.5 million people have taken advantage of the credit. the flip side, it does cost a lot. already $14 billion so far of
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government money. and that's money that belongs to you and me. some of the ideas out there are to extend it for a year and there are some ideas to even expand it. realtors, as you can imagine, want it make it even juicier, want it to be $15,000, and they want anyone to be able to get it. not just first-time home buyers, and regardless of income. it is a popular program and politicians often like to keep those popular programs going. i'm jennifer westhoven, looking out for you. >> thanks, jen. you can get more great money advice from jennifer westhoven each weekday on "morning express with robin meade" 6:00 am to 10:00 am eastern. one year ago, the university of washington didn't win a single football game. yesterday, the huskies did something to make their fans forget all of that. you think chomping on 19 pounds of grits would be enough competitive eating for a day, but it wasn't enough for one guy. he actually added a couple dozen
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a new luxury resort is opening in a florida county, hit especially hard by unemployment. and that means a few more jobs will be available, but as max tourniet from w.i.n.k. explains, competition for those jobs is fierce. >> reporter: people waited in one line, then sat patiently in another. >> two hours in line here. i heard about this and took advantage of it immediately. it sounded like something i could come down here and hopefully get lucky at. >> reporter: he was laid off two days ago, now applying for a job. >> i'm looking for a deli clerk position, actually. >> reporter: unemployment rate in the state of 10.7% n lee county the rate is 13.5%.
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those numbers in south cape coral, an estimated 2,000 people will apply for around 1250 job. >> hi, i'm jennifer. >> reporter: marketing manager jen seaborn oversees day two of the job fair. >> we processed over 400 people already and it's almost 11:30. >> reporter: she knows what to look for. >> positive attitude and an open mind. it's been difficult for people. >> reporter: also people like this who have a job, but want to advance. >> fresh out of college. i want to get a job in the hospitality industry, which wha i majored in. >> on the hunt. on the search. >> reporter: hoping his next job comes sooner than later. in cape coral, max tourniet, wink news now. like a pregnant woman's dream come true. almost $4,000 for stuffing his face with burritos and grits in
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back-to-back eating contests. in louisiana, bob shoud ate 19 pounds of grits yesterday and won $2,200. on friday, he won $1,500 for eating 33 1/2 burritos in ten minutes at another competition in new mexico. next weekend, he heads to tennessee for a hamburger eating contest. the winner gets a $20,000 prize. i'll take him on. i'm larry smith. when hired as tennessee's head coach, he boasted he would sing rocky top all night long after tennessee beat powerhouse florida. sufficed to say, it was a quiet night at the gippin house and in his neighborhood as well. down at the swamp, let's eric barry have it. pumped up after the play. two minutes to go, tennessee
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quarterback trying to bring the ball back. he's picked off. florida gets the win 23-13. so much for singing. did you see what david beckham did last night? steals the ball away from the defender, keeps it alive. watch this play. gets it to landon donovan. great assist here, in for the goal. all the stars align for the galaxy as they get the win over toronto. italy is a wonderful place, but why does soccer legend maradona keep visiting? this is after they confiscated two rolexes on a trip three years ago, and wants his earnings from an italian reality tv show. why? officials claim he owes them $46 million in back taxes from his playing days there and ordered his possessions to be taken in an attempt to pay that debt. stay home. it's a dirty job, but the marines are very happy to do it. 16th annual marine corps mud run
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former gop presidential candidate mitt romney is taking aim at president barack obama. he addressed the annual values voter summit yesterday and said that the president's policies will cripple the country and is fueling a growing political rebellion by conservatives. he also taunted democrats. >> only about a year ago, there were quite a few people in this city who were ready to write off this conservative movement. they were enthralled by barack obama's promise of near biblical transformations. their legs were tingling. he spoke majestically, framed by greek columns. well, he can spin a speech, but he can't spin his record. and i'll bet you never dreamed you would look back at jimmy carter as the good old days. >> romney may have warmed the
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crowd, but his former conservative rival, mike huckabee, who has their votes. straw poll shows that huckabee is the favorite among religious conservatives to beat the president in 2012. the poll is conducted at the summit. huckabee topped at 28%, four people tied for second at 12%, including romney and former alaskan governor sarah palin. 4.5 magnitude quake in mexico struck yesterday, people in san diego reported feeling it, and they were 120 miles away from the epicenter. largest aftershock was a magnitude 4.2. we all know our cars are a big source of greenhouse gases, culprit of global warming. some of our food is also a concern. sheep and cows are responsible for about 18% of greenhouse gases and researchers are
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looking at a simple way to reduce that, by feeding the animals garlic. that's right, cloves of garlic. more on eco solutions. >> cows, the stomach of the cow that breaks down grass as the grass ferments methane is produced and 80% of this gas is actually released as a belch. it's being tested on these cows here, one of the challenges is the garlic contaminating the milk. if they find they can't avoid it they have to stick to treating beef cattle instead. it was the farm that approached biotech to carry out the garlic tests. >> it was concerning me that the finger was pointed at cows. i don't think it's fair to blame our species that has been with us 5,000, 6,000 years, clothed
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fbi agents made a move and arrest add move at the center of a terror plot investigation and najibullah zazi isn't the only suspect who got cuffed. a rapper who calls himself psycho sam arrested in connection with the deaths of four people. police believe his dark lyrics may have become a gruesome reality. there is a man hunt on for a legally insane killer in washington state. he escaped two days ago and this isn't the first getaway since he was committed. hi there. hope you're having a great sunday. i'm natasha curry. we begin with new developments in alleged terrorist plot involving a
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colorado man. late last night fbi agents arrested najibullah zazi at his home outside denver. zazi's father and a third man were also arrested. all of them on charges of making false statements to federal agents. the extensive probe into a plot to detonate bombs in the u.s. came to light after raids in new york. and sources say a railroad or subway station may have been the target. zazi is expected to appear in a federal court tomorrow. now that the fbi's arrested zazi we're learning more about some of the details of the case. jeanne meserve looks at where the trail led investigators. >> you can see the smoke and debris and fire on the ground. >> reporter: it was a truck bomb that devastated the murrah federal building in oklahoma city in 1995, killing 168 people. and cnn has learned that concerns about a truck bomb figure into the current investigation of the alleged new
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york/denver terror plot. and this u haul outlet in queens has been a focus. according to a former counterterrorism official familiar with the investigation a group of afghan men tried to rent a truck here september 9, two days before the 9/11 anniversary. it was the same day najibullah zazi, the man at the center of the investigation, was driving to new york from denver carrying, according to sources, video of grand central station and instructions on bomb making. according to the source, the men showed licenses from ohio and florida and u haul employees identified two of them from fbi photographs. one let zazi stay in his apartment. the apartment has been searched and khan questioned but saturday khan denied having anything to do with an attempted truck rental or terrorism. >> i am not involved in this and as the story comes every story not true as much as we have in
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the u-haul story, i never been to there. >> reporter: the source says the other man identified by u-haul employees owned this muslim burial service which has also been searched. his name a if fzali, he has denied involvement. in downtown denver scheduled talks again zazi and the fbi were canceled as zazi and his attorney contested assertions including cnn that zazi has admitted ties to al qaeda, quote, it's not true, i have nothing to hide. zazi reportedly said to the "denver post." that was jeanne meserve reporting. we're constantly getting new information on this case. stay tuned to hln for new developments. on tuesday president obama will host talks between israel's prime minister and the palestinian authority president. the white house says he's going to talk to both leaders separately before all three meet
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together. palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas rejengted resuming talks with israel. he wants settlement building and east jerusalem to stop. israel's government has ignored similar demands made by the obama administration. if you live in the northeast and saw some strange lights in the sky last night, you weren't alone. the mysterious sights spark add flurry of phone calls to authorities and some people described the lights as spooky. and worried about extraterrestrial visitors. turns out nasa launch add rocket in virginia around that time. it says that the blast may have created the lights and caused the commotion. a massive manhunt is under way right now in washington state for a legally insane killer. phillip paul escaped while patients from a mental hospital were visiting the county fair. a worker says it had become concerned about the type of patients allowed to participate
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in such outings. >> i think the questions that are being raised are absolutely appropriate, and the governor and i this morning when we spoke, some of the most serious questions i have about this, are the policies and the procedures that led to the outing, the choice of the outing. >> paul was committed after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in a 1987 slaying of an elderly woman. he escaped in 1991, during a day trip to a washington lake and was later recaptured. an aspiring rapper who posted about the thrill of murder is a suspect in the deaths of four people. yesterday virginia police arrested richard mccroskey iii. they discovered four bodies at the home of a university professor. mccroskey was arrested at an airport. police say he was waiting for a flight back to california. it isn't clear if he knew the victims. he is rnlg chaed with murder, robbery and grand larceny. the father of a 4-year-old
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boy is in jail because the boy shared cocaine with friends at a daycare. police say that shaid wright put several baggies in his son's jacket after police nearly caught him with it. his son shared the drugs with three other 4-year-olds at daycare, apparently because his dad told him it was candy. a teacher called police after seeing a girl with a baggy in her mouth. none of the children was hurt. wright is in jail on $400,000 bail. all right. so are we in store for more rough weather and rain in the south? let's check in with meteorologist karen maginnis for the latest. >> we have still kind of the same pattern across the southeast but finally that area of low pressure bringing in all of that tropical moisture is now moving away. but as it does it's going to do it very leisurely. so still areas in the deep south can expect between 2 and 4 inches of additional rainfall. we saw record amounts of
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rainfall in birmingham yesterday, a little more than 2.5 inches for atlanta, between 3 and 5 inches, but officially just under 4 inches at the airport. cooler weather conditions across montana. they were looking at temperatures in the 90s, record-setting temperatures yesterday. going into this afternoon, cooler, and even cooler than that. going in toward monday. how about high temperatures. this is what we're expecting. denver, 76 degrees, so slightly cooler but maybe only in the 60s going into monday. right around the bay area, though, we could see some 90s. so, the risk of the fire hazard is going to go up with the offshore flow, the dry humidity and the gusty conditions going in toward monday. and temperatures still on the cool side. coolish side across the deep south because of the cloud cover and the rainfall. for hln i'm karen maginnis. >> a year ago the university of washington didn't win a single football game. yesterday the huskies did
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something to make their fans forget all of that. and you think chomping on 19 pounds of grits would be enough competitive eating for a day. it wasn't enough for one guy. he actually added a couple dozen burritos to the mix. hi there. i'm robin meade. we salute troops every day so let's do it on the weekends. sarah randal wants to salute her husband patrick in afghanistan. she says that she and the kids miss him so much. sarah says that patrick's trained with some of the most wonderful men and women she has had the honor to meet and that her husband and these men and women are her kids' heroes. isn't that sweet. if you have somebody in the service we'd be honored to help you salute them. watch for those salutes every morning on "morning express with robin meade" from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. eastern. ♪
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especially hard by unemployment. and that means a few more jobs will be available, but as max explains, the competition for the jobs is fierce. >> reporter: people waited in one line, then sat patiently in another. >> two hours in line. i heard about this and i took advantage of it immediately. sounded like something i would hopefully get lucky at. >> reporter: he was laid off two days ago, now applying. >> i'm looking for a deli clerk position. >> reporter: the state of florida has an unemployment rate of 10.7%. in lee county the rate is 13.5%. those numbers show in south cape coral where an estimated 2,000 will apply for 150 jobs. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: the marketing manager oversees day two of the job fair. >> we processed about 400 people already and it's almost 11:30. >> reporter: it's busy but she know what is to look for. >> positive attitude, open mind. i know it's difficult for some
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that we speak with here in the hunt for a job. >> reporter: there are also people like tiffany who have a job but want to advance. >> fresh out of college, just trying to work my way up in hospitality. that's what i got my degree on. >> reporter: construction is nearly finished. that means more jobs will be available in the shopping center surrounding the hotel. for now he keeps looking. >> on the hunt. on the search, man, doing what i can. >> reporter: hoping his next job comes sooner than later. >> like a pregnant woman's dream. a man won almost $4,000 for stuffing his face with burritos and grits in back-to-back eating contests. in louisiana, bob ate 19 pounds of grits in 10 minutes and won $2200. on friday, he won $1500 for eating 33 1/2 burritos in ten minutes at another competition in new mexico.
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next weekend he heads to tennessee for a hamburger contest t. winner gets a $20,000 prize. i'll take him on. i'm larry smith. two things you can count on. usc winning games and almost yearly losing a game they should win. the trojan powerhouse rolling into seattle to face washington. boy, they struggled. three turnovers in washington's territory. including that interception by butler. we're tied at 13. jake walker, to jermaine, the big gain. watch this. eric polk, the huskies score the upset. 16-13. they get the win. did you see this in the oklahoma/tulsa game. the quarterback, their shoes get tangled up. the score was not that close, 45-0. sooners. ouch.
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from the cardinals game in the ninth inning, watch this. brendan ryan, deep fly ball off the outfielder's glove and in the stands for the home run in the bull pen. cardinals won that 2-1. tough. a special play of the day. missouri freshman matt diesel hasn't let down syndrome stop him. on the final play of the game with assistance from the opposition, ziesel ran more than 60 yards for the touchdown and there wasn't a dry eye in the place. matt zeezle, a special play of the day. palm springs may bring to mind cocktails and golf but it's a great getaway with an unusual retro feel. >> in the style of the desert in palm springs, california. >> there's this 60s cool vibe in
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will cripple the country and is fueling a growing political rebellion by conservatives. he also taunted democrats. >> only about a year ago there were quite a few people in this city who were ready to write off this conservative movement. they were enthralled by barack obama's promise of near biblical transformations. their legs were tingling. he spoke majestically, framed by greek columns. well, he can spin a speech but he can't spin his record and i'll bet you never dreamed that you would look back at jimmy carter as the good old days. >> romney may have warmed the crowd but it's mike huckabee who has their votes. a straw poll shows that huckabee is the favorite among religious conservatives to be president in 2012. the poll is conducted at the summit. huckabee topped with 28%, four tied for second with 12%,
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including romney and former alaska governor sarah palin. texas has been in a drought for the last two years and recent storms haven't brought much relief. as natalie stole explains, scientists are trying to see if they can manipulate nature a little bit and turn things around. >> reporter: these scientists fly right up thunderstorms, rain farmers planting seeds in the clouds to help them rain longer. >> essentially we're giving the clouds sort of a shot of adrenalin. >> reporter: pilots navigate through the updraft and set off flares. it's a chemical that mimics ice crystals and travels through the storm, attracting cooled water droplets. when they become too heaven the ice falls and melts. more crystals means more rain. back on the ground the scientists wait. >> the seeding happens right about here and we notice that
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everything is still increasing as far as the liquid in the cloud. >> reporter: storms grow larger but not stronger, they estimate over two times as much rain falls from seeded clouds. >> because we don't create rain from thin air, we have to work with what's out there. >> we're seeding or modifying the weather on such a small scale, we know today as we knew 20 years ago that you have to work with the hand that mother nature deals you. >> reporter: in a severe drought a lack of moisture means fewer clouds to seed. cloud seeding is a long term water management strategy, not a quick fix. >> i see a thick shower due west of me. >> reporter: weather modification is not new. cloud seeding started as a way to suppress large hail in the 1970s. >> i was fascinated at the impact that seeding using just a couple of airplanes could have on a monstrous thunderstorm. >> reporter: after years of
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research, he believes widespread weather modification techniques are around the corner. >> always before we thought the key to growth was finding additional water down below. why don't we in turn start looking about drilling up in the atmosphere. because the marvelous thing about the atmosphere is that it's replenished every day. >> that was natalie stole. individual water conservation districts in texas pay 4 cents an acre to seed clouds over their counties. federal regulators are reportedly preparing new rules to make sure that your access to the internet won't be limited. the proposals would prohibit internet service providers including wireless companies, from blocking or slowing down your access to selected online content. for example, if a cable company offers internet service it won't be allowed to block websites that provide videos of the programming on its tv channels. the telecommunications industry strongly opposes so called net
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ted ral agents charged three men with making false statements 18 terror investigation. they brought in a 24-year-old man and his father outside denver yesterday. another man was arrested in new york. all three will appear in court tomorrow. the bodies of six italian soldiers killed in afghanistan are in rome now. they were killed in kabul yesterday. 20 afghan civilians also died in the attack. muslims around the world are saying good-bye to the month-long fasting of ramadan. they are ringing in three days of celebration, including prayers, acts of charity and gift giving.
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some say it's christmas, thanksgiving and new year as in one. that's a quick check of your headlines. i'm natasha curry. ohio was going to try again to put convicted murderer romell broom to death. his lethal injection had to be stopped because technicians couldn't find a vein. a judge issued a temporary halt to a second execution. the governor issued a one-week reprieve. what went wrong the first time? >> reporter: just 17 steps from the room where he would be put to death romell broom was helping, laid on his side, flexed his muscles to help them find a vein. for two hours they tried. he says they pricked him 18 times. his lawyer gave other details to cnn. >> there were attempts made in parts of the body where bone was hit. that was excruciating for mr. broom. >> reporter: it all happened tuesday in an ohio state prison. broom, convicted of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl 25
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years ago, never made it out of the preparation chamber. ohio's governor postponed his execution for a week. officials were going to bring him back to die next tuesday. but broom's lawyers have just succeeded in delaying it, and want to stop it completely. they say bringing him back to die would be cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of his civil rights. the head of the prosecutor's office in the county where the crime occurred is furious. >> truly ironic in that this defendant and his lawyer are whining about getting bricked with a needle when, calling it cruel and unusual punishment when he stood over this 14-year-old girl after he raped her and then stabbed her and plunged the knife into her seven times. >> reporter: broom's lawyers want to change the way lethal injections are done in ohio. i spoke about that with richard dieter of the death penalty information center. dieter says his group chronicles executions, doesn't take a moral
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position on the death penalty but is critical of how they are carried out. >> the gist is the protocol in ohio which is similar to other states. >> yes. this is a complicated protocol involving three drugs administered by people who are not doctors, but rather, who are guards and there are going to be complications. >> reporter: ohio prison officials say the vein are done by the execution staff. they have to be trained. >> do i have confidence in the process, yes, do i have confidence in my team, yes. >> reporter: we're told by broom's lawyers the prison official terry collins thanked romell broom later for all of the cooperation he gave when they were trying to execute him. brian todd, cnn, washington. if you live in the northeast and saw some strange lights in the sky last night, you weren't alone. the mysterious sights spark add flurry of phone calls to authorities and some described the lights as spooky and worried about extraterrestrial visitors.
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turns out that nasa launched a rocket in virginia around that time, and says that the blast may have created the lights and caused the commotion. on tuesday, president obama will host talks between israel's prime minister and the palestinian authority president. the white house says that he's going to talk to both leaders separately before all three meet together. palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas rejected resuming talks with israel. he wants settlement building in the west bank and palestinian east jerusalem to stop. israel's government has ignored similar demands by the obama administration. a mass 1i6 manhunt is under way now in washington state for a legally insane killer. phillip paul escaped while patients from a mental hospital were visiting the spokane county fair. a representative for the hospital workers union says it had become concerned about the type of patients allowed to participate in such outings. >> i think the questions that
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are being raised are absolutely appropriate and the governor and i this morning when we spoke, some of the most serious questions i have about this are the policies and procedures that led to the outing, the choice of the outing. >> paul was committed after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1987 slaying of an elderly woman. he escaped in 1991 during a day trip to a washington lake and was later recaptured. an aspiring rapper who posted songs on his webpage about the thrill of murder is a suspect in the deaths of four people. yesterday, virginia police arrested richard mccroskey iii. on friday they discovered four bodies. mc cross key was arrested at an airport. police say he was waiting for a flight back to california. it isn't clear if he knew the victims. he is rnlg chaed with murder, robbery and grand larceny.
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new york city police want to know who killed a woman near central park. her throat had been slashed. a maid found her body in the building yesterday. guests say they noticed that security increased but knew nothing about the crime until reporters showed up. the father of a 4-year-old boy is in jail because the boy shared cocaine with friends at a daycare. police in new jersey say that shaid wright put several baggies in his son's jacket after police nearly caught him with it. his son shared the drugs with three other 4-year-olds at daycare, apparently because his dad told him it was candy. a teacher called police after seeing a girl with a baggy in her mouth. none of the children was hurt. wright is in jail on $400,000 bail. all right. so are we in store for more rough weather and rain in the south? let's check in with karen maginnis for the latest. >> we have still kind of the same pattern across the southeast but finally that area
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of low pressure bringing in all of that tropical moisture is now moving away. but as it does it's going to do it very leisurely. so, still some areas in the deep south can expect between 2 and 4 inches of additional rainfall, we saw record amounts of rainfall in birmingham yesterday, a little more than 2.5 inches for atlanta, then 3 and 5 inches. officially under 4 inches at the airport. cooler weather conditions across montana. they were looking at temperatures in the 90s. record-setting temperatures yesterday. but going into this afternoon, cooler and even cooler than that, going in toward monday. how about high temperatures, this is what we're expecting. denver, 76 degrees. so, slightly cooler but maybe only in the 60s going into monday. right around the bay area, though, we could see some 90s. so, the risk of the fire hazard is going to go up with the offshore flow, the dry humidity and the gusty conditions going
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in toward monday. and temperatures still on the cool side, coolish side across the deep south because of the cloud cover and the rainfall. for hln i'm karen maginnis. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? well, that's a question that congress is going to have to answer soon. jennifer westhoven is looking out for you and your money. >> hope you're enjoying your weekend. the time is running out to take advantage of the first time home buyer's tax credit. there is a lot of talk about it in washington. the $8,000 credit ends on december 1. so, should they let the sun set on it or extend it? there are six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this tax credit with helping to rescue the housing market with stabilizing it. almost 1.5 million people have taken advantage of the credit. you should know the flip side. it does cost a lot. already $14 billion so far of
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government money, that's money that's you know, belongs to you and me. some of the ideas out there are to extend it for a year, and there are some ideas to even expand it, realtors, you can imagine, want to make it juicier. they want it to be $15,000 and they want anyone to be able to get it. not just first-time buyers and regardless of income. the bottom line, it is a popular program and politicians often like to keep those programs going. i'm jennifer westhoven looking out for you. >> thanks, jen. you can get more accurate money advice each week day on "morning express with robin meade" from 6:00 to 10:00 eastern. one year ago the university of washington didn't win a single football game. but yesterday the huskies did something to make their fans forget all of that. you think chomping on 19 pounds of grits would be enough competitive eating for a day. but it wasn't enough for one guy. he actually added a couple dozen burritos to the mix. towels in my room.
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this is like a pregnant woman's dream. a man won almost $4,000 for stuffing his face with burritos and grits in back-to-back eating contests. in louisiana, bob shout a tx e 19 pounds of grits in ten minutes and won $2200. on friday he won $1500 for eating 33 1/2 burritos in ten minutes at another competition in new mexico. next weekend shout heads to tennessee for a hamburger eating contest. the winner gets a $20,000 prize.
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i'll take him on. i'm larry smith. when lane kiffin was hired as tennessee's coach he boasted he would sing all night long after beating florida this season. one of many verbal gaffes. suffice to say it was a quiet night at the kiffin house and in his neighborhood. florida taking on tennessee. down at the swamp in gainesville. tim tebow, national championship winner, lets eric berry have. gets pumped up. the tennessee quarterback trying to bring them back. he is picked off. florida gets the win. so much for singing. did you see what david beckham did. steals the ball away from the defender, keeps it alive, watch this play. gets it to donovan, great assist here in for the goal. the stars align forward the galaxy as they get the win over toronto. italy is a wonderful place but why does the soccer legend
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keep fidgeting. authorities took his earrings after they confiscated two rolexes and they once seized earnings from a tv show. why? officials claim he owed them $46 million in back taxes from playing days there and have ordered his possessions to be taken in attempt to pay that debt. stay home. >> it's a dirty job but the marines are happy to do it. the mud run has become a big deal. proceeds create scholarships in the names of those who lost their lives on duty and assists families of marines wounded or killed in active duty. great job to all. now go take a shower. that's sports. now we're used to seeds being planted in the ground and scientists are taking that same concept to the skies. >> why don't we in turn start looking about drilling up into the atmosphere? >> a major drought is making it
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candidate mitt romney is taking aim at president barack obama. he addressed the annual values voter summit yesterday and said that the president's policies will cripple the country and is fueling a growing political rebellion by conservatives. he also taunted democrats. >> only about a year ago there were quite a few people in this city who were ready to write off this conservative movement. they were enthralled by barack obama's promise of near biblical transformations. their legs were tingling. he spoke majestically, framed by greek columns. well, he can spin a speech but he can't spin his record. and i'll bet you never dreamed that you would look back at jimmy carter as the good old days. >> romney may have warmed the crowd but it's his former rival mike huckabee who has their votes. a straw poll shows that huckabee is the favorite among religious
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conservatives to be president in 2012 t. poll is conducted at the summit. huckabee topped with 28%, four tied for second with 12% including romney and former alaska governor sarah palin. a 5.1 magnitude quake in mexico shook parts of southern california and arizona yesterday. people in san diego reported feeling it and they were 120 miles away from the epicenter. several aftershocks followed, too. the largest was a magnitude 4.2. the taliban's reclusive leader says the fight against coalition troops in afghanistan is surging ahead like, quote, a powerful flood. the message allegedly surfaced saturday on the internet. the speaker says the fight against u.s. and foreign forces is on the verge of victory. the message was to coincide with a muslim holy day.
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next smt the 8-month invasion of afghanistan. the identity of the speaker has not been independently confifrmed. texas has been in a drought for two years. as natalie explains, scientists are trying to see if they can manipulate nature a little bit and turn things around. >> these scientists fly up thunderstorms. rain farmers planting seeds in the clouds to help them rain longer. >> we're giving the cloud sort of a shot of adrenalin. >> reporter: pilots navigate through the updraft and set off flares. it's a chemical that mimics ice crystals and travels through the storm attracting super cooled water droplets. then they are too heavy the ice falls and melts on the way down. more ice crystals means more rain. back on the ground the scientists wait. >> the seeding happens right about here, and we notice that
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everything is still increasing as far as the liquid in the cloud. >> reporter: storms grow larger but not stronger. they estimate over two times as much rain falls from seeded clouds. >> because we don't from thin air, we have to work with what's out there. >> we're seeding or modifying the weather on such a small scale. we know today, as we knew 20 years ago that you have to work with the hand that mother nature deals you. >> reporter: and in a severe drought, a lack of moisture means fewer clouds to seed. bomar says it's a long-term water management strategy, not a quick fix. >> i see a really thick shower due west right now. >> reporter: weather modification isn't new. cloud seeding started as a way to measure large hail in the 1970s. >> i was fascinated at the impact that seeding, using just a couple of airplanes, could have on a monstrous thunderstorm. >> reporter: after years of
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research, he believes widespread weather modification techniques are around the corner. >> always before we thought the key to growth was finding additional water down below. why don't we, in turn, start looking about drilling up into the atmosphere? because the marvelous thing about the atmosphere is that it's replenished every day. >> that was natalie stole from kxan. individual water conservation districts in texas pay four cents an acre to seed clouds over their counties. federal regulators are reportedly preparing new rules to make sure that your access to the internet won't be limited. the proposals would prohibit internet service provider, including wireless companies, from blocking or slowing down your access to selected online content. for example, in a cable company offers internet service, it won't be allowed to block websites that provide videos of the programming on its tv channels. telecommunications industry strongly opposes so-called net neutrality rules.
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fbi agents made a decisive move and arrested the man at the center of a terror plot investigation. he's not the only suspect who got caught. a rapper arrested in connection with the death of four people. police believe his dark lyrics may have become a gruesome reality. there is a massive manhunt on for a legally insane killer in washington state. he escaped two days ago and this isn't the first get-away since he was committed. hi there, hope you're having a great sunday so far. i'm natasha curry. thanks for spending part of your weekend with us here on hln. new developments in an alleged terrorist plot involving
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a colorado man. late last night fbi arrested him at his home outside denver. his father and a third man in new york city were also arrested, all of them on charges of making false statements to federal agents. the extensive probe into a plot to detonate bombs in the u.s. came late last week after raids in new york and sources say that a railroad or subway station may have been the target. zazi is expected to appear in a federal court tomorrow. now that the fbi's arrested zazi, we are learning more about some of the details of the case. jeanne meserve looks at where the trail has led investigators. >> reporter: it was a truck bomb that devastated the federal building in oklahoma city in 1995. it killed 168 people. and cnn has learned that concerns about a truck bomb figure into the current investigation of the alleged new york/denver terror plot.
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this u-haul outlet in queens, new york, has been a focus for law enforcement. according to a former counter terrorism official familiar with the investigation, a group of afghan men tried to rent a truck here two days before the 9/11 anniversary, on september 9th. it was the same day that naji zazi was driving from denver to new york, carrying instructions of grand central station and instructions on bomb making, according to oa source. also according to the source, men showed licenses from ohio and florida and u-haul employees have identified two of them from fbi photographs. one let zazi stay in his apartment while he was in new york. the apartment has been searched and khan questioned, but he denied having anything to do with the truck rental or terrorism. >> i am not involved in this, and, as the story comes, every story is not true, such as the u-haul story.
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i've never been to there. >> reporter: the source says the other man identified by u-haul employees own this muslim burial service which has also been searched. he has also denied involvement, according to the source. at the fbi offices in downtown denver, scheduled talks between zazi and the fbi were canceled saturday as zazi and his attorney contested assertions made by government officials to the media, including cnn, that zazi has admitted ties to al qaeda. quote, it's not true. i have nothing to hide. zazi reportedly said to the "denver post." >> and that was jeanne meserve reporting. we're constantly getting new information on this case. stay tuned to "hln" this week and for any new developments. on tuesday, president obama will host talks between israel's prime minister and the palestinian authority president. the white house says he'll talk to both leaders separately before all three meet together.
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palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas has rejected resuminging talk with israel. he wants settlements in predominantly east jerusalem to stop. israel's government has ignored similar demands made by the obama administration. if you live in the northeast and saw some strange lights in the sky last night, you weren't alone. the mysterious sight sparked a flurry of phone calls to authorities and some people describe the lights as spooky and worried about extra terrestrial visitors. turns out that nasa launched a rocket in virginia around that time and says that the blast may have created the mysterious lights and caused the commotion. massive manhunt is under way in washington state for an legally insane killer. he escaped while visitors from the hospital were visiting the state fair. they had become concerned of the type of patients allowed to participate in such outings.
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>> the questions being raised are absolutely appropriate and the governor and i, when we spoke, some of the most serious questions i have about this, are the policies and procedures that led to the outing, the choice of the outing? >> paul was committed after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1987 slaying of an elderly woman. he escaped in 1991 during a day trip to a washington lake and was later recaptured. an aspiring rapper who posted songs on his web page about the thrill of murder is the suspect in the deaths of four people. virginia police arrested richard mccrosky iii here. on friday they discovered four bodies near richmond at the home of a university professor. he was arrested at a richmond airport. police think he was waiting for a flight back to california. it isn't clear if he knew the victims. he is charged with murder, robbery and grand larceny.
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the father of a 4-year-old boy is in jail because the boy shared cocaine with friends at a daycare. police in new jersey say this man put several baggies in his son's jacket after police nearly caught him with it. his son shared the drugs with three other 4-year-olds at daycare, apparently because his dad told him that it was candy. a teacher called police after seeing a girl with a baggie in her mouth. none of the children was hurt. he's in jail on $400,000 bail. are we in store for more rough rain and weather in the south? >> we still have kind of the same weather pattern across the southeast. finally that area of low tropical moisture is now moving away. but as it does, it's just going to do it very leisurely. so, still some areas in the deep south can expect between two and four inches of additional rainfall. we saw record amounts of rainfall in birmingham
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yesterday, little more than 2 1/2 inches, for atlanta between 3 and 5 inches, but officially just under four inches at the airport. cooler weather conditions across montana. they were looking at temperatures in the 90s, record-setting temperatures yesterday. going into this afternoon, cooler and even cooler than that, going in towards monday. how about some high temperatures? this is what we're expecting. denver, 76 degrees. so, slightly cooler, but maybe only in the 60s going into monday. right around the bay area, though, we could see some 90s. so, the risk of the fire hazard is going to go up with the offshore flow, dry humidity and the gusty conditions going in towards monday. and temperatures still on the cool side, coolish side across the deep south because of the cloud cover and rainfall. for hln, i'm karen maginnis. one year ago, the university of washington didn't win a single football game.
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those numbers show here in south cape coral where an estimated 2,000 people will apply for around 150 jobs. >> hi, i'm jennifer. >> how are you? >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: marketing manager oversees day two of the job fair. >> they processed about 400 people already. it's almost 11:30. >> reporter: it's a busy day. but she knows what to look for. >> positive attitude, open mind. i know it's been difficult for some people we speak with here in the hunt for a job. >> reporter: also people like tiffany andrade, who have a job, but want to advance. >> fresh out of college, trying to work my way up in hospitality industry. that's actually what i got my degree in. >> reporter: construction is nearly finished, which means more jobs will be available in the shopping center surrounding the hotel. for now, he keeps looking. >> on the hunt. on the search. doing whatever i can. >> reporter: hoping his next job comes sooner than later. in cape coral, wink news now. this is like a pregnant woman's dream come true. a man won almost $4,000 for
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stuffing his face in burritos and grits in a back-to-back eating contest. in louisiana, bob shout, ate 19 pounds of grits in ten minutes yesterday and won $2,200. on friday, he won $1,500 for eating 33 1/2 burritos in ten minutes at another competition in new mexico. next weekend, he heads to tennessee for a hamburger eating contest. the winner gets a $20,000 prize. i'll take him on. i'm larry smith. two things you can count on in college football, usc winning a lot of games and almost yearly, usc losing a game they should easily win. rolling into seattle to face washington saturday, number three team in the country. they really struggled. three turnovers in washington territory, including that interception by donald butler. tied at 13. a big gain with seconds left, watch this -- 22 yards out.
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huskies score the upset. 15-13 they get the win in husky land. natasha is happy. adrian taylor for oklahoma, and tulsa quarterback gene j. kinny. their shoes get tangled up. it takes them 20 seconds to get them untangled. score was not that close. 45-0. sooners roll. ouch. great video from the cardinals game. ninth inning. deep fly ball that goes off the outfielder's glove and in the stands for the home run. cardinals won that game 2-16789 tough. very special play today. a high school freshman hasn't let down syndrome keep him being on his football team. final play on the game with assistance from the opposition, he ran more than 60 yards for the touchdown, and there wasn't a dry eye in the place.
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matt ziesel, very special play of the day. if you're an investor or first-time home buyer looking for a deal, hln money expert clark howard predicts the best time to buy. >> reporter: i got bad news that on the other side is actually good news. the number of people who have fallen behind on mortgages keeps going up. that's a brutal thing for so many individual and families in the united states. but the reverse of that is for people looking to be a first-time home buyer or if you are an investor looking for real estate to buy and own and hold for a number of years -- because the flipping thing, huh-uh -- but buying something and keeping it for a good, long time, the opportunities are going to continue. the housing market is not falling through the floor like it was before. but the time to be able to buy is going to stretch, i'm
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guessing, for at least another year to 18 months. i also predict that some of the best deals for investors buying real estate or first-time home buyers is going to be from about mid-november to mid-january. i'm clark howard. for more ways for you to fatten that wallet, go to cnn.com/clark howard. are you looking for other ways to make your money grow? don't miss clark's show today at noon eastern time right here on hln. clark will help you save more, spend less and avoid getting ripped off. now we're used to seeds being planted in the dwround to make things grow and scientists are taking that same concept to the skies. >> why don't we, in turn, start looking about drilling up into the atmosphere? >> but a major drought's making it tough for clouds to be coaxed into making more rain.
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former gop presidential candidate mitt romney is taking aim at president barack obama. he addressed the annual values voter summit yesterday and said the policies will cripple the
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country and is fueling a growing rebellion by conservatives. he also taunted democrats. >> only about a year ago, there were quite a few people in this city who were ready to write off this conservative movement. they were enthralled by barack obama's promise of near-biblical transformations. their legs were tingling. he spoke majestically, framed by greek columns. well, he can spin a speech, but he can't spin his record. and i bet you never dreamed that you would look back at jimmy carter as the good old days. >> romney may have warmed the crowd. his former conservative rival, mike huckabee who has their votes. a straw poll shows huckabee is the favorite among religion conservatives to be president in 2012. huckabee topped at 28%, gour people tied for second at 12%, including romney, and former
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alaska governor sarah palin. texas has been in a drought in the last two years, and recent storms haven't brought much relief as natalie stole explains, scientists are trying to see if they can manipulate nature a little bit and turn things around. >> testing, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. >> reporter: these scientists fly right at thunderstorms, high-tech rain farmers planting seeds in the clouds to help them rain longer. >> we're giving the clouds sort of a shot of adrenalin. >> reporter: a chemical that mimics ice crystals and travels through the storm, attracting super cooled water droplets. when they become too heavy, the ice falls and melts on its way down. more ice crystals mean more rain. back on the ground, scientists wait. >> the seeding happened right about here. we noticed that everything is still increasing as far as the liquid in the cloud.
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>> reporter: storms grow larger, but not stronger. they estimate over two times as much rainfall is from seeded clouds. >> because we don't create rain from thin air, we have to work with what's out there. >> we're seeding or modifying the weather on such a small scale. we know today, as we knew 20 years ago that you have to work with the hand that mother nature deals you. >> reporter: and in a severe drought, a lack of moisture means fewer clouds to seed. bomar says it's a long-term water management strategy, not a quick fix. >> i see a really thick shower due west right now. >> reporter: water modification isn't new. it started as a way to suppress large hail in the 1970s. >> i was fascinated at the impact that seeding, using just a couple of airplanes, could have on a monstrous thunderstorm. >> reporter: after years of research, he believes widespread weather modification techniques
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are around the corner. >> always before we thought the key to growth was finding additional water down below. why don't we, in turn, start looking about drilling up into the atmosphere? because the marvelous thing about the atmosphere is that it's replenished every day. >> that was natalie stole from kxan. individual water conservation districts in texas pay 4 cents and acre to seed clouds over their counties. federal regulators are reportedly preparing new rules to make sure that your access to the internet won't be limited. the proposals would prohibit internet service providers, including wireless companies, from blocking or slowing down your access to selected online content. for example, if a cable company offers internet service, it won't be allowed to block websites that provide videos of the programming on its tv channels. telecommunications industry strongly opposes so-called net neutrality rules. some people call him rabbi
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federal agents charged three men with making false statements 18 terror investigation. they brought in a 24-year-old man and his father outside denver yesterday. another man was arrested in new york. all three will appear in court tomorrow. the bodies of six italian soldiers killed in afghanistan are in rome now. they were killed in kabul yesterday in a car bombing. 20 afghan civilians also died in the attack. muslims around the world are saying good-bye to the month-long fasting of ramadan. they are ringing in three days of celebration, including community prayers, acts of charity and give giving.
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some say it's like christmas, thanksgiving and new year's rolled into one. that's a quick check of your headlines. i'm natasha curry. ohio was going to try again to put convicted murderer romell broom to death. his lethal injection had to be stopped because technicians couldn't find a vein. a federal judge issued a troer halt to a second execution. the governor issued a one-week reprieve. brian todd looks at what went wrong the first time. >> reporter: just 17 steps from the room where he would be put to death romell broom was helping his executioners, he laid on his side, flexed his muscles to help them find a vein to inject lethal chemicals. for two hours they tried. he says they pricked him 18 times. his lawyer gave other details to cnn. >> there were attempts made in parts of the body where bone was hit. that was excruciating for mr. broom. >> reporter: it all happened tuesday in an ohio state prison. broom, convicted of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl 25
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years ago, never made it out of the preparation chamber. ohio's governor postponed his execution for a week. officials were going to bring him back to die next tuesday. but broom's lawyers have just succeeded in delaying it, and want to stop it completely. they say bringing him back to die would be cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of his civil rights. the head of the prosecutor's office in the county where the crime occurred is furious. >> truly ironic in that this defendant and his lawyer are whining about getting pricked with a needle when, calling it cruel and unusual punishment when he stood over this 14-year-old girl after he raped her and then stabbed her and plunged the knife into her seven times. >> reporter: broom's lawyers want to change the way lethal injections are done in ohio. i spoke about that with richard dieter of the death penalty information center. dieter says his group chronicles executions, doesn't take a moral position on the death penalty but is critical of how they are carried out.
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>> the gist is the protocol in ohio which is similar to other states. >> yes. this is a complicated protocol involving three drugs administered by people who are not doctors, but rather, who are guards and there are going to be complications when the deal with the human physiology. >> reporter: ohio prison officials say the vein insertions are done by the prison execution staff, not doctors. >> do i have confidence in the process, yes, do i have confidence in my team, yes. >> reporter: we're told by broom's lawyers the prison official terry collins thanked romell broom later for all of the cooperation he gave when they were trying to execute him. brian todd, cnn, washington. if you live in the northeast and saw some strange lights in the sky last night, you weren't alone. the mysterious sights spark add flurry of phone calls to authorities and some described the lights as spooky and worried about extraterrestrial visitors. turns out that nasa launched a
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rocket in virginia around that time, and says that the blast may have created the lights and caused the commotion. on tuesday, president obama will host talks between israel's prime minister and the palestinian authority president. the white house says that he's going to talk to both leaders separately before all three meet together. palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas rejected resuming talks with israel. he wants settlement building in the west bank and palestinian east jerusalem to stop. israel's government has ignored similar demands by the obama administration. a massive manhunt is under way right now in washington state for a legally insane killer. phillip paul escaped while patients from a mental hospital were visiting the spokane county fair. a representative for the hospital workers union says it had become concerned about the type of patients allowed to participate in such outings. >> i think the questions that are being raised are absolutely
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appropriate and the governor and i this morning when we spoke, some of the most serious questions i have about this are the policies and procedures that led to the outing, the choice of the outing. >> paul was committed after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1987 slaying of an elderly woman. he escaped in 1991 during a day trip to a washington lake and was later recaptured. an aspiring rapper who posted songs on his webpage about the thrill of murder is a suspect in the deaths of four people. yesterday, virginia police arrested richard mccroskey iii. on friday they discovered four body near the home of a university professor. mccroskey was arrested at an airport. police say he was waiting for a flight back to california. it isn't clear if he knew the victims. he is charged with murder,
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robbery and grand larceny. new york city police want to know who killed a woman near central park. the woman's throat had been slashed. a maid found her body in the kitchen on the floor yesterday. guests say they noticed that security increased but knew nothing about the crime until reporters showed up. the father of a 4-year-old boy is in jail because the boy shared cocaine with friends at a daycare. police in new jersey say that shaid wright put several baggies in his son's jacket after police nearly caught him with it. his son shared the drugs with three other 4-year-olds at daycare, apparently because his dad told him it was candy. a teacher called police after seeing a girl with a baggy in her mouth. none of the children was hurt. wright is in jail on $400,000 bail. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? well, that's a question that congress is going to have to answer soon. jennifer westhoven's looking out for you and your money.
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hey, jen. >> hey. hope you're enjoying your september weekend. the time is running out to take advantage of that first-time home buyers tax credit. there is a lot of talk about it in washington. the $8,000 credit ends on december 1st, so should they let the sunset on it or should they extend it? there are six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this tax credit with helping to rescue the housing market with stabilizing it. almost 1 1/2 million people have taken advantage of the credit. you should know the flipside -- it does cost a lot. already $14 billion so far of government money, and that's money that belongs to you and me. but some of the ideas out there are to extend it for a year and there are some ideas to even expand it. realtors, as you can imagine, want to make it even juicier. they want it to be $15,000 and they want anyone to be able to get it. not just first-time home buyers and regardless of income. bottom line, it is a popular program. politicians often like to keep
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will be available. but as affiliate wink explains, the competition for those jobs is fierce. >> reporter: people waited in one line, then sat patiently in another. >> two hours in line. i heard about this and i took advantage of it immediately. sounded like something i would hopefully get lucky at. >> reporter: he was laid off two taze ago, now applying for a job. >> i'm looking for a deli clerk position. >> reporter: the state of florida has an unemployment rate of 10.7%. in lee county the rate is 13.5%. those numbers show in south cape coral where an estimated 2,000 people will apply for around 150 jobs. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: the marketing manager oversees day two of the job fair. >> we processed about 400 people already and it's almost 11:30. >> reporter: it's busy but she know what is to look for. >> positive attitude, open mind. i know it's difficult for some that we speak with here in the hunt for a job. >> reporter: there are also
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people like tiffany who have a job but want to advance. >> fresh out of college, just trying to work my way up in hospitality. that's what i got my degree on. >> reporter: construction is nearly finished. that means more jobs will be available in the shopping center surrounding the hotel. for now he keeps looking. >> on the hunt. on the search, man, doing what i can. >> reporter: hoping his next job comes sooner than later. >> like a pregnant woman's dream come true. a man won almost $4,000 for stuffing his face with burritos and grits in back-to-back eating contests. in louisiana, bob ate 19 pounds of grits in 10 minutes and won $2,200. on friday, he won $1,500 for eating 33 1/2 burritos in ten minutes at another competition in new mexico. next weekend he heads to tennessee for a hamburger eating contest.
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the winner gets a $20,000 prize. i'll take him on. i'm larry smith. bh when lane kiffin was hired lass december at tennessee's coach he promised he'd sing "rocky top" all night long if they beat florida. it was one of many verbal gaffes by kiffin. top-ranked florida taking on tennessee. tim tebow, heisman trophy winner, national championship winner, lets eric barry have it. gets pumped up after the play. then the tennessee quarterback tries to bring the ball back but he's picked off. 23-13. so much for singing all night. did you see what david beckham did last night? watch this. watch this play. keeps it aplay. great assist here for the goal. all the stars aligned for the galaxy as they get the win. italy is a wonderful place
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but why does a soccer legend keep visiting? reportedly authorities took his $6,000 earrings on a recent trip after they confiscated two rolexes on a trip three years ago and they once seized earnings from an italian reality tv show. italian officials claim he owes them $46 million in back taxes from his playing days there and have ordered his possessions to be taken in an attempt to pay that debt. stay home. it is a dirty job but the marines are very happy to do it. the marine core mud run has become a big deal. they create scholarships in the names of those who have lost lives while on duty and to families of marines wounded or killed in active duty. now go take a shower. that's sports. scientists are taking the concept of planting seeds to make things grow to the skies. >> why don't we in turn start
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looking about drilling up into the atmosphere. but a major drought's making it tough for clouds to be coaxed into making more rain. [dejectedly] oh. [screeching] [barks] (man) if you think about it, this is what makes the ladders different from other job-search sites. [screeching] we only work with the big talent. [all coughing] welcome to the ladders-- a premium job site for only $100k-plus jobs and only $100k-plus talent. are working from the road using a mifi-- a mobile hotspot that provides up to five shared wi-fi connections. two are downloading the final final revised final presentation. - one just got an email. - woman: what?! hmph. it's being revised again. the copilot is on mapquest. and tom is streaming meeting psych-up music - from meltedmetal.com. - ( heavy metal music playing ) that's happening now with the new mifi from sprint-- p) the mobile hotspot that fits in your pocket. sprint. the now network.
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deaf, hard-of-hearinpl and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com. proclaims "gq" magazine. did you see that? the interior "positively oozes class," raves "car magazine." "slick and sensuous," boasts "the washington times." "the most striking vw in recent memory," declares-- okay, i get it already. i think we were in a car commercial. ♪ yeah ♪ yeah.
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mitt romney addressed an audience yesterday saying the president's policy will cripple the country can. it's fueling growing political rebellion by conservatives and he also taunted democrats. >> only about a year ago there were quite a few people in this city who were ready to write off this conservative movement. they were enthralled by barack obama's promise of near-biblical transformations. their legs were tingling. he spoke majestically framed by greek columns. well, he can spin a speech but he can't spin his record. and i'll bet you never dreamed that you'd look back at jimmy carter as the good old days. >> romney may have warmed the crowd but his former conservative rival mike huckabee has their vote. a straw poll shows huckabee is
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the favorite among religious conservatives to be president in 2012. the poll was conducted at the summit. huckabee topped with 28%. four people tied for second with 12%, including romney. and form he alaska governor sarah palin. a 5.1 magnitude quake in mexico shook parts of southern california and arizona yesterday. people in san diego reported feeling it and they were 120 miles away from the epicenter. several aftershocks followed, too. the largest one was a magnitude 4.2. the taliban's reclusive leader says that the fight against coalition troops in afghanistan is surging ahead like "a powerful flood." the message allegedly from mullah mohammad omar surfaced saturday on the internet. the speaker says that the fight against u.s. and foreign forces is on the verge of victory. the message was released to coincide with the muslim holy day. next month marks the eighth anniversary of the u.s.-led
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invasion in afghanistan. the identity of the speaker has not been independently confirmed. texas has been in a drought for the last two years and recent storms haven't brought much relief. as natalie stole explains, scientists are trying to see if they can manipulate nature a little bit and turn things around. >> testing, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight. >> reporter: these scientists fly right up thunderstorms, rain farmers planting seeds in the clouds to help them rain longer. >> essentially we're giving the clouds sort of a shot of adrenalin. >> reporter: pilots navigate through a growing thunderstorm updraft and set off several iodized flares. it's a chemical that mimics ice crystals and travels through the storm, attracting super-cooled water droplets. when they become too heavy, the ice falls and melts. more crystals means more rain. back on the ground the scientists wait. >> the seeding happens right about here and we notice that everything is still increasing
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as far as the liquid in the cloud. >> reporter: storms grow larger but not stronger, they estimate over two times as much rain falls from seeded clouds. >> because we don't create rain from thin air, we have to work clouds. >> because we don't create rain from thin air, we have to work with what's out there. >> we're seeding or modifying the weather on such a small scale, we know today as we knew 20 years ago that you you have to work with the hand that mother nature deals you. >> reporter: and in a severe drought, a lack of moisture means fewer clouds to seed. bomar says cloud seeding a a long-term water management strategy, not a quick fix. weather modification isn't new. cloud seeding started as a way to suppress large hail in the 1970s. >> i was fascinated at the impact that seeding using just a couple of airplanes could have on a monstrous thunderstorm. >> reporter: but after years of
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research, bomar believes widespread weather modification fek neeks are around the corner. >> always before we thought the key to growth was finding additional water down below. why don't we in turn start looking about drilling up into the atmosphere? because the marvelous thing about the atmosphere is it's replenished every day. individual water conservation districts in texas pay four cents an acre to seed clouds over their counties. federal regulators are reportedly preparing new rules to make sure that your access to the internet won't be limited. the proposals would prohibit internet service providers, including wireless companies, from blocking or slowing down your access to selected online content. for example, if a cable company offers internet service, it won't be allowed to block websites that provide videos of the programming on its tv channels. the telecommunications industry
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