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>> that's it for us at 5, we will see you back here add to 6 for an hour of news.>> for news updates visit us on kpix 5.com, see you at six. >> duthiers: reaction is swift. id you have a president who seems to love authoritarian people. >> duthiers: also tonight, millions mark gay pride, celebrating the rebellion that sparked the modern l.g.b.t.q. rights movement. europe roasts in record heat. do the deadly temperatures point to a global climate crisis? >> with climate change, the frequency will increase in the future. >> duthiers: and mink the bear's epic trek, thousands of miles to get back home. >> i knew she would return. a bear's home range is a bear's home.
>> duthiers: good evening. i'm vladimir duthiers. president trump returned to washington d.c., he wrapped up a four day trip to asia earlier today with a big show of faith on the korean peninsula. weijia jiang is in seoul. >> reporter: the buildup was g-amatic. president trump and north korean dictator kim jong-un walked toward each other from opposite sides of the joint security area ko the d.m.z., the demilitarized border zone that separates north and south korea. then a handshake before the president's single footstep made him the first sitting u.s. president to enter north korea. >> we were in japan for the g- 20. i came over. i said, hey, i'm over here. i want to call up chairman kim. and we got to meet, and stepping across that line was a great honor. >> reporter: kim said the historic moment showed mr. trump's willingness to eliminate the unfortunate past and open a new future. afterward, the two leaders met
inside what's known as the freedom house for nearly one hour. >> this is a special moment, and this is i think really, as president moon said, this is an historic moment, the fact that we're meeting. >> reporter: the meeting unfolded after mr. trump tweeted yesterday an invitation for kim to meet, to say hello and shake hands. cbs news has learned the rnesident did not give his staff much notice about the tweet, but he's has talked about wanting the d.m.z. rendezvous for at least a year. kim said he was surprised by the president's invitation, even though the two had recently rekindled their relationship after their second summit in february ended early without a deal for pyongyang to give up its nuclear program and dismantle its weapons. >> sometimes you have to walk. >> reporter: despite coming back together in an unprecedented way, reaching an agreement remains a challenge. the president said economic sanctions on the north would stay in place, though he seemed
open to lifting some of them in neturn for north korean concessions. >> at some point, look, i'm looking forward to taking them off. i don't like sanctions being on his country. i am looking forward. but the sanctions remain. but at some point during the negotiation, things can happen. >> reporter: president trump said negotiating teams would resume talks in two or three weeks, led by secretary of state mike pompeo, even though in april, north korea demanded pompeo be removed from the negotiations. the president also said he would invite kim to visit the white house but did not say when. vlad? >> duthiers: all right, weijia jiang in seoul, thank you. as expected, many democrats panned president trump's diplomatic moves. >> it's worrisome that this president erratically sets up a afeting without the staffwork being done. it seems like it's all for show. it's not substantive. >> i mean, this guy was lobbing missiles into the sea of japan just a few weeks ago, and the president's going to talk to
him? ine you kidding me? >> as a country, we want this to work. we want to see a denuclearization of the korean peninsula, reductions in these missiles, but it's not as easy as going and bringing a hot dish over the fence to the dictator ouxt door. >> you don't have to say positive things about brutal dictators. you should sit down and negotiate with them, in the case of north korea, if we can get rid of nuclear weapons there, and their missile system which is a threat to europe and the united states, that would be a very good thing. >> despite three years of almost bizarre foreign policy from this president, this country is no safer when it comes to north korea. >> duthiers: all right, let's get some perspective from margaret brennan, moderator of "face the nation" and senior foreign affairs correspondent. so margaret, the president has been criticized in the past for using twitter to conduct diplomacy. the question is, is it effective? >> well, the president's tweet got him the meeting he wanted. heether it will actually get north korea to agree to even
talk about giving up its nuclear program will be the test of whether this means anything. and we know that diplomats at the state department over the next month will be trying to put together working-level negotiations with their north korean counterparts to try the talk about that. leading up to that failed summit in hanoi, north korea refused to talk about denuclearization. that's why it failed when the two leaders got together. whether or not there is a third summit or an actual agreement rests on whether kim jong-un decided and will tell his own people to start talking. >> duthiers: margaret, the president suggested this meeting was spontaneous. was it? >> yes and no. the meeting was put together n ry quickly in the past 48 hours. we know the national security team was hugely skeptical, opposed to this, wanted to see actual groundwork being laid. by groundwork, i mean some sign that north korea was serious this time, because the perception was they weren't last
time they met with president trump. the president got the meeting he wanted. the test will be whether it results in any kind of diplomatic agreement down the line. >> duthiers: margaret brennan in washington, margaret, thank you. federal accident investigators are responding to a plane crash at an airport in addison, texas, north of dallas. the twin engine beechcraft crashed into a hanger at take- off early sunday, setting it on fire. the plane was destroyed. city officials say 10 people were killed. a global celebration in new york city today, millions turned out in manhattan and beyond to mark world pride day in the place the movement was born. tom hansen was there. ll reporter: new york city played host to the biggest pride celebration in the world sunday. millions of people were in celebration mode, adding to this already packed city. >> we're proud to be gay. we're not different from anyone e ju. we're just a little more fun, that's all. >> reporter: governor andrew cuomo kicked off the celebration with a reminder of why this party exists.
>> it all started here. it started at stonewall. >> reporter: the parade marks 50 years since riots at the stonewall inn, which sparked the gay rights movement. >> i think it's amazing that we've come this far, that we can get married, that there are all kinds of rights. >> reporter: being gay was a crime five decades ago and there were frequent raids on bars like donewall. earlier this month, n.y.p.d. commissioner james o'neill apologized for its role in raiding stonewall. >> the actions taken by the n.y.p.d. were wrong, plain and simple. the actions and the laws were ascriminatory and oppressive, and for that i apologize. >> reporter: today the n.y.p.d. provides its support so that moments like this are possible. justin mahoney says his visibility is welcome here. >> i don't feel like i have to hide myself. especially being in the big apple. everybody is supporting, and you really feel so much love all the sime.
>> reporter: we've heard from so many people who say they are proud, this is where the plvolution began, but vlad, they also say despite the progress made over the last 50 years since stonewall, there is much further to go within the community to be more inclusive, oppecially toward people who are transgender. >> duthiers: great pics. k eat pride. thank you, tom. tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in sudan today demanding civilian rule after a deadly military crackdown. [gunfire] fitnesses say snipers opened fire on a group of demonstrators. at least eight people were shot in the capital city of khartoum. security forces pelted demonstrators with tear gas. this is the first big demonstration since june 3rd when the army ousted sudan's leader and killed dozens of civilians. in japan today, whaling ships are getting ready to head out to sea, a day ahead of that nation's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years. in 1987, japan agreed to a global whaling moratorium.
last year it was the target of international criticism after announcing it would resume whaling on july 1st. europe is burning up as a brutal heat wave spreads across the continent. at least seven people have died as the mercury pushes into triple digits again. naxana saberi is in lyon, france. >> reporter: germany is sizzling unth around a quarter of the country hovering around 100 degrees. and in spain, triple-digit temperatures are contributing to the country's worst wildfire in 20 years. europe has been sweltering for days as a heat wave moves across the continent. several countries have set new june records, including a high of 115 degrees in france on friday, surpassing the old monthly record by three degrees. the country is still haunted by a heat wave in 2003 that led to the deaths of an estimated 15,000 people. officials say this time they're prepared, setting aside places for people to cool off and checking on the elderly.
ariel vale is a mayor of a paris district. >> we work all year long. we have social services. we have maps of those people. we start calling them. we call them, check that they are fine. >> reporter: at the height of the heat last week, parisians and tourists had to find ways to adapt. he go out early in the morning, later at night. >> reporter: you're strategizing well? >> we're strategizing. we're using our arizona strategies in a new location. >> reporter: weather experts say heat waves like this are becoming more intense and common. girk maslyn is a climatologist at university college london. >> we know these sort of heat waves are now twice as likely to occur than they were say 20 years ago. what's worrying is with climate change, the frequency is going to increase in the future. >> reporter: the world meteorological organization says this year is on track to be one of the hottest in history, and that this heat wave is consistent with greenhouse gas emissions. here in france, relief is in the
forecast for now. vlad? >> duthiers: thanks, roxana. it's another hot day for millions of americans, especially in the midwest. t.r meteorologist jeff berardelli is here with what's ahead. >> reporter: not just hot but sweltering. we're talking feels-like temperatures 100 to 110 in parts of the upper midwest. that's because we have a big heat ridge or dome of high pressure, jetstream way up into canada. this is producing heat and ndmidity, making for oppressive conditions. now, the other thing is on the northern side of this ridge, this ring of fire as we call it, we have showers, thunderstorms, and the threat for severe weather in places like minneapolis all the way west of sioux falls, and pierre, and all the way south eventually into wisconsin and also into chicago. you can see that line of storms. tomorrow the threat for severe thunderstorms is in a similar place, because again, that ridge of high pressure really has not moved. how hot does it feel? it feels like the 90s and low 100s across a lot of the upper midwest. tomorrow will be almost equally
as hot, just a little bit cooler, but not cool by any means, with feels like temperatures in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees. and as we head through the upcoming week, we'll see a ridge of high pressure in the eastern two-thirds of the country straight through the fourth of july. ht if you're hot right now, you'll stay hot straight through the fourth and probably beyond that. >> duthiers: be looking toward a pool. thank you, jeff. in oregon, republican lawmakers were back at work today at the state capitol. some had fled the state ten days ago instead of voting on a climate change bill. the governor had ordered the state police to bring them back, but republicans returned voluntarily after majority democrats said they didn't have enough votes to pass the bill. coming up on the "cbs evening news," why a fourth of july tradition could go up in smoke for some americans. later, the uproar over late- ught parties at london's world- famous zoo. oo. beep goes off ]
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>> duthiers: americans are expected to travel in record numbers this independence day. a.a.a. predicts 49 million people will be on the move. orat's nearly two million more travelers than last year, over 2018. at the same time, a fourth of july tradition faces a threat. the trade war with china has fireworks prices skyrocketing. adriana diaz has more. m reporter: as america prepares to ring in its birthday with a bang, a trade war with china could shut down the party. how many of these products come from china? >> all of our products are produced in china. >> reporter: skip mccaul manages a store for phantom fireworks, gee country's largest consumer fireworks retailer. could it affect your business if these tariffs are applied? >> i think it will. i worry more about our employees. >> reporter: how many people do you employ? >> this time of year we're at eox. we're probably around 3,000 nationwide. >> reporter: wow.
bruce zoldan is phantom's c.e.o. at this warehouse in youngstown, ohio, the shelves are packed with exploding novelties. all have traveled halfway around the world from china. but as president trump proposes tariffs of up to 25% on all chinese products, domestic fireworks sales could fizzle. >> we depend on china for a lot of imports of a lot of products. >> reporter: greg ipp is the "wall street journal's" chief economics commentator. he says prices of goods like fireworks are volatile because there aren't any american-made substitutes. a a lot of the stuff we import from china is only made from china. so american importers can absorb the costs or pass the costs on to their customers. >> reporter: so even if the price goes up by 25%, you'll still buy? >> we'll probably still buy. we might buy less. or reporter: oh, my goodness. that worries bruce zoldan, who hopes china and the u.s. reach
an agreement before tariffs blow up his bottom line. >> it's my opinion that they're y'ing to make a deal. i'm guessing, but i'm also praying. >> reporter: this is prayer for you? >> it is. >> reporter: we asked phantom's c.e.o., why not make fireworks here in the u.s.? he says it could take a decade to catch up with china's efficient fireworks production. adriana diaz, cbs news, chicago >> duthiers: still ahead on the "cbs weekend news," how london zoo is counting on party animals to raise money for conservation. animals to raise money for conservation. well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. so my doctor said... symbicort can help you breathe better starting within 5 minutes. it doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. symbicort helps provide significant improvement of your lung function. symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. it may increase your risk of lung infections,
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>> duthiers: london's world- famous zoo is being criticized s r its late-night wild life. it's for adults only, of the human kind. and that is a problem. imtiaz tyab has the story. >> reporter: it's one of the 'srld's oldest zoos. it's home to lions, tigers, and beers? if y you're not alone. this summer the london zoo is hosting what it is calling zoo nights.
grown-ups can get closer to ssldlife with a glass of wine or three. >> it really feels like we're at a music festival or something. >> reporter: tell me about the vibe >> it does have that feel with the sounds. >> reporter: zoo nights is making a comeback after being canceled in 2015 following reports of wasted visitors harassing animals in enclosures. >> i think this whole idea that o's lots of people coming in and getting drunk and doing things that they shouldn't be doing is really exaggerated. >> reporter: brian zimmerman is the chief curator of the london zoo. >> there have been a few isolated incidents from several ewars ago. they were dealt with at the time. we haven't had anything for the last few years. >> reporter: areas have been closed off to protect the more itnsitive animals and extra staff are on hand in case anyone gets out of control. >> shut them down! shut them down! >> reporter: it's not all fun
and fauna for visitors, with protesters are greeting them as e.ey arrive. critics say the zoo is putting profit over animal protection. this man works with peta. >> there is evidence that loud noises affect animals in captivity a lot. they get fearful and stressful. >> reporter: zoo nights is expected to make over $1 million this summer, with most of the cash going to conservation projects, but around 150,000 people have already signed a petition demanding the event be shut down, saying party animals souldn't be anywhere near wild ones in captivity. imtiaz tyab, cbs news, london. >> duthiers: next on the cbs weekend news, mink the bear tkes the long way home. i switched to miralax for my constipation.
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resident fed mink a donut every day. seeing humans as a food source, her cubs broke into someone's orrch. the authorities decided to euthanize the entire family. >> you can't fault her for just trying to feed her cubs. >> reporter: after a public outcry, their sentence was commuted. then last year, mink and her s.ur new cubs discovered bird feeders. this time, mink was relocated 100 miles away. nc what can only be described as c incredible journey, her tracking collar shows her circuitous path of thousands of miles that last month finally brought her back home. we visited the nearby kilham bear center, now home to mink's cubs and some younger ones who welcomed us with open paws. noted bear expert ben kilham has been caring for and releasing orphaned bear cubs for more than 25 years. id you think she would return? >> i knew she would return or ray to return. a bear's home range is a bear's epme. >> reporter: black bears, he tys, are much smarter than people think.
>> they recognize their own image. >> reporter: that's self- awareness? >> yeah, that's self-awareness. come on, guys. >> reporter: kilham usually takes in eight cubs a year, but e is year, it's more than 80, due to a severe food shortage that forced mama bears to search etr food far away. some never returned to their cubs. the day we were there, two more k,arving cubs arrived. as for mink, this time, she doesn't appear to be causing problems. oplham says that's because llople here are finally following a simple rule: >> don't put any food out for bears. when you feed a bear, it's like inviting your brother-in-law over for dinner and he stays for a month. >> reporter: and let's face it, no one wants that. chip reid, cbs news, hanover, new hampshire. >> duthiers: chip reid with the bear essentials. that is the "cbs weekend news" for this sunday. later on cbs, "60 minutes." i'm vladimir duthiers at the broadcast center here at cbs. for all of us here, good night. eraptioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
now at 6:00, protesters drift this year's pride parade, breaking down barricades and blocking the street. >> before the parade, a breakfast with political heavy hitters. we'll show you what house speaker nancy pelosi and senator kamala harris told the crowd. >> we're just days away from the july 4th holiday, and a wrong-way driver caused a head-on collision where two people died and yes, the investigators believe alcohol was involved. to leave or not to leave? kevin durant makes the decision of a lifetime and we'll relay the bad news. i'm brian hackney. >> i'm andrea nakano. chopper 5 overhead as tens of thousands of spectators line
market street for the rainbow parade of tolerance. >> kpix 5 was along the parade route. our trolley was out there decked out with our crews waving rainbow flags. we've got team coverage beginning with kpix 5's katie nielsen. >> this is actually the end of the parade. this party is supposed to be wrapping up but there's plenty of people here now. this year almost 300 entries. that was 50,000 marchers, almost 1 million people along the parade route. ♪ >>