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Dec 21, 2011 3:05am EST
think right now in china, between the chinese and the united states, i thi we are going through a bit of a diffult patch. i think. chinese would regard the demise of north korea as some kind of victory r the u.s. and defe for china. and so this kind of win-lose or zero-some gamzero-sum game isine should adroas g dres dress wit . >> that is very important and w -- holds. >> north korea is doing this inw days. and having everyone cry or cue. >> we do need to be prepared foe that north korea won't come out of this will. it's possible that these rivalries will emerge and it is a possible that there wil will e problems. >> to the ec extent that we have humanitarian and if there was lose nukes out there. as difficult as the u.s.-china relationship las been in th hase resent months and meirs years. >> charlie:. >> i i think china is inwardlyf. it would have them turn a way from a historic ally. because they wouldn't be all that amenable to the start of the course doesn't mean we shouldn't be pressing for this kind of depth to our security dialogue with it. >> david, what should theadmini? >> da
Feb 11, 2016 2:07am CST
that reclusive country? >> i would get china to make that guy disappear in one form or another. very quickly. let me tell you. >> how do you make him disappear, assassinate him? >>>>ell, i have heard of worse things, frankly. this guy is a bad dude. don't underestimate. any young guy can take over from his father with all the generals and any body else who want the position. this is not somebody to be underestimated. because china has control, absolute control of north korea. they don't say it. they do. and they should make that problem disappear. china is sucking us dry. they're taking our money. they're doing so much. we have rebuilt china with what they have taken out. we have power over china. china should do that. now, iran. >> force the chinese to take care of north korea. >> force the chinese to do it. >> economically, charlie. they're suck the money outf us. we have a trade deficit this year with china $500 billion. they're taking money out of our country. they're taking our jobs. >> they hold all our debt too. >> you know what, we owe them, think of it. they take our money.
Jan 11, 2016 2:00am CST
purportedlyent a letter suggesting he was in mainland china, assisting with an investigation. lee was the fifth person tied to causeway bay books to go missing. this bookshop specializes in sale in mainland china criticizing the communist party and the rulers. protesters worry chinese government agents illegally snatched lee andook him into mainland china. the hong kong government released a statement saying, law enforcement officers of other jurisdictions do not have the authority to t te actions if they are in hong kong. protester sammy chow said the chinese government shouldn't use their tricks to arrest hong kong people. william ni is following this case for amnesty international. >> beijing sees this type of company as posing a threat to national security because they say they're producucg rumors and slander about the country's leadership and political system. >> reporter: lee bo's picture is just the latest face in the fight against beijing's efforts to exert control. seth doane, cbs news, beijing. >>> coming up next, a young brazen jewel heists. >>> and the game t tt redefined the
Jan 22, 2016 2:37am EST
" >>> china has changed its long-standing policy of one child per family. now married couples can have two children if they want. seth doane visited one family that fought for this change. >> reporter: this policy was deeply unpopular and the change is welcomed by many. companies are selling baby items, but how many more couple also have a second child? 10 yield wong always wished she "it's lonely," she told us. "since i was little there haven't be many kids to play with." for years her parents fought to have a second child. even publicly protesting for the right. when i heard the news i couldn't believe it, she said. i read the official document over and over. it was always in our dreams, but also beyond our dreams. china's rubber stamped parliament still has to formally approve the change to this controversial policy. my husband works for a state-owned company. if we had a second baby, he would have been fired or forced to quit. the fine could have been nearly $50,000. the cbs news videotaped these beijing bill boards in the 1980s. one child policy was designed to combat the booming popu
Jan 2, 2012 3:05am EST
. china being a prime destination. so we should start concentrating on networks supplying to china. (cell phone ringing) (phone beeps off) wouldn't be dad, would it? it's a standoff. hey, here's another chestnut from my rather exhaustive study of the great artists. did you know that monet's father wanted him to be a grocer? oh, yeah? hmm. good thing he didn't listen. well, fathers imposing their wills on their sons... i tell ya, that is the stuff of legend. charlie: this is hardly so grand. i mean, the last message he left me equated my refusal to take out the garbage with my supposed commitment-phobia and my failure to settle down. there might be some truth in that. there what? uh, i'm just saying... where were we? china? don: hey, that smells good. where's charlie? i don't know, working late i guess. or hiding from you. he's been complaining? you been giving him a hard time? he owns the place, you know. remember when i was looking for a place of my own? and i thought that staying on here was gonna keep me from moving on. what does this have to do with charlie? well, he just comes and he
Sep 6, 2016 2:07am CDT
by wednesday. >> today, president obama flew days at the g-20 summit in china. the president had hoped to strike a deem with russia to stop the fighting in syria. but that did not happen. margaret brennan is traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama left his 90-minute meeting with vladamir putin empty-handed. >> we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think it would actually work. >> reporter: putin pulled back at the last minute from a cease-fire deal in syria turning air strikes against isis and al qaeda linked terrorists. that mr. obama would even consider making such an extraordinary proposal shows how powerful vladamir putin has become. >> on the eve of what would have been another tense meeting with philippine president dutarte. the white house called it off after the controversial leader publicly insulted president obama. >> you must be respectful. >> reporter: then speaking, he said he would call the u.s. president a son of a -- if questioned about the extra judicial killing of suspected drug runners since july. the president said he was awaver t
Dec 1, 2015 2:07am CST
polluters, china and the u.s., kicked off the climate change summit. >> it's our responsibility to take action. >> reporter: a pledge made as smog climbed to dangerously high levels in china. the goal in paris is to limi glal warming to 6.3 degrees levels. but the terror threat is diverting attention. the president's first stop on french soil was to pay his respects last night at the bataclan theater, site of the worst of the paris attacks. france remains on high alert. a 120,000-strong security force is stationed across the country. riot police have been deployed in unprecedented numbers. on sunday 174 protesters were arrested for defying the government ban on demonstrations. former diplomatic security ant bruce tully has spent 40 years protectingngignitaries around the world. >> i think this is one of the highest-risk environments i've seen professionally in my career. there's so much threat analysis out there, not just from isis, copycats, but also because of the protesters for the conference itself. >> reportete environmentalists silently protested the ban on in the square they had
Jan 4, 2016 2:00am CST
looking to expand in china. but the company faces both legal hurdles and local competition. seth doane has m me. >> reporter: with the smog and traffic to prove it, china has as many as 750 million urban commuters. and there's a multibillion-dollar battle for their business. >> it has all the cars around us here. okay. he's letting us in. from the front seat. in the ring heavyweights uber worth upwards of $70 billion. versus china's dd quaidi valulu at 16 billion. >> reporter: we're in a dd car. this gentleman picked us up. but he doesn't want to go on camera. he says he's doing thihito make a little extra money. can make about $80000 month," he saiai "it will help cover the expense of my car." ride-hailing services are brand new to china and are technically illegal but the law is selectively enforced. both didi and uber are operating in a gray area while the government reviews its regulations. >> call on uber here. two minutes away. >> reporter: since this kind of operation is still considered illegal in beijing, chu jong fo told us, "i drive for uber because it will cover all t
Nov 27, 2015 2:07am CST
company, dji, produces 70% of all civilian drones in the world in shenzhen, china. >> we're an international company. >> reporter: that china part is not highlighted by dji public relations director michael perry. there are americans who are concerned when every other chinese company that controls this much of the market. >> we have an international footprint that reflects our international character. >> reporter: but dji now has to contend with islamic militants using drones on the battlefield. is there a moral dilemma when your drone is being used by terrorists like isis? >> it's certainly something that we think about, but as we're going along, we're looking at options for optimizing it specifically for creativity and innovation. >> reporter: that's where product designer paul pan comes in. >> basically, when you make a product you never want to handicap the product. using gps technology, dji can program drones so they cannot fly near sensitive sites, but security concerns were raised when a dji drone landed near the white house in january. is it bad for business when one of
Oct 30, 2015 2:07am CDT
doane now on why china is ending its one child per family policy. >> reporter: when we met last year, she told us she worried about her son michael being an only child. >> feels lonely. >> reporter: today's announcement means couples can now have two children, reversing a three-decade-old policy designed to limit a booming population. promoted via propaganda posters, the communist government claimed its one child policy prevented 400 million births and lifted many out of poverty. but the policy was unpopular, and enforcement could be draconian, including forced abortions. with only one child, many couples chose to abort female fetuses. today, there are 33 million more men than women. china finally changed its policy as it faces a shortage of workers in an aging population. but we found even with the rule change, the dream of a second child is not universal. have you always wanted to have a second child as much as her? i'm not wedded to the idea her husband told us, because it brings so much financial pressure. the cost of supporting and educating one child could still seth doane, cbs
Sep 9, 2016 2:07am CDT
asia. likely the final asian trip of his presidency. china and the southeast asia summit in laos. and here just before air force 1 took off for home. >> reporter: at a closing press conference, president obama attempted to play down some of the most sensitive issues that have disrupted this final visit to asia. despite skutling a meeting with president duterte following a president obama a son of a [ bleep] they met briefly on the sidelines of this summit. >> can you tell me whether president duterte offered his apology to you? >> i don't take this seriously because it seems it's a phrase he's used repeatedly, including directed at the pope and others. >> reporter: he also tried to smooth over his botched arrival when a missing stair him to exit out of the belly of air force 1. >> this theory about my reception and my rebalance policy is based on me going down the short stairs in china. yes, i think that is overblown. >> reporter: but it was a tense trip for the president. nuclear north korea rattled nerves with its launch of three lengthy meeting with vladimir putin to broker a cease
Jan 21, 2016 2:37am EST
, oil is basically getting hit by china's shrapnel. the real story is china, and the slowing growth in that country, which has affected all commodities, especially oil, caused a glut, which is out there, that has only been exacerbated by the fact that we've gotten pretty good at oil production in the united states as well. so that's really the story, the china slowdown is the story. >> you know, the dow is off a little over 8% from the beginning of the year. what does this mean for the average investor? >> well here, i want to be a voice of caution, because we're seeing these headlines that say, "$1 trillion in stock market value lost." the typical person is exposed to the stock market through their 401(k) plan. the average 401(k) plan balance in this country is about $91,000. two-thirds of it is in stocks, one-third in bonds. that means, on average, the typical person has lost about $6,000 this year. that sounds a lot better than a trillion. >> melody hobson, our financial contributor. thanks so much for your insight. >> thanks. >>> stay or go? a tough choice for folks living near a l
Jan 5, 2016 2:07am CST
. >>> well, it was a wave of worry that swept world financial markets today after stocks in china plunged. the dow was down as much as 467 points, but it recovered, ending with a loss of 276 or 1.6%. it is the worst start to a year since the great recession. the markets were also rattled by saudi arabia and iran. the two are rivals because the saudis represent the sunni branch of islam and iran is home to the shiite branch. over the weekend, the saudis executed a shiite cleric. after a furious iranian reaction, countries in the gulf are choosing sides. here's holly williams. >> reporter: in iran today, angry protesters denounced saudi muslim cleric nimr al-nimr. his death has opened a 1,400- year-old wound, enflaming tensions between sunni and shiite muslims. in the sunni-led kingdom of saudi arabia, al-nimr dared to demand equality for shiites and was shot and then arrested in 2012. it was in shiite-dominated iran that saudi arabia's embassy was ransacked and burned on saturday. around 40 people were later arrested, but iran made its feelings clear by renaming this street in hono
Jan 9, 2012 3:05am EST
certainly not going to lean on him. they've got bigger stakes with china. we've got surveillance on the airports, public and private. border patrol has a copy of carter's profile. guy works in intelligence ten years, he's not taking public transportation. don, if carter has an exit plan, colby is our best chance at figuring it out. yeah, well, colby's not on the case. i mean, i can't trust him. whatever happened between him and carter blurred his judgment. why don't you let david try and call him? i already tried. got his voicemail. guy's got something to say to me, he knows where i am. guess you got to keep the boat in the divorce settlement. do me a favor and untie that bow line. for a guy who loves the ocean, i never could understand why you chose to go to the desert. if i hadn't, you'd be dead. they took my badge, my gun. then there's nothing keeping you here, right? look, i got something to sell that'd be enough for the both of us. yeah, and how many people are gonna die this time? you killed two innocent witnesses. and michelle kim? when i met her, i must've looked like a deer
Dec 21, 2015 2:00am CST
would be a key economic adviser but she'd probably still pick out the flowers and china for state dinners. >> julianna goldman in washington for us, thank you. >>> hillary clinton has a solid lead in the latest cbs news battleground tracker. she's ahead in iowa and south carolina. whwhe bernie sanders hasas lead in new hampshire. among republicans, donald trump but not in iowa. jamie yukis has the numbers. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz is now solidly ahead of donald trump in iowa with 40% of likely caucus voters. pulling from ben carson's earlier evangelical basese a state in which 1 in 5 say faith and religious values matter most. iowa and new hampshire, 60% of republicans say terrorism and security are the biggest concerns. pulling ahead of the economy. today republican presidential candidate donald trump called into the sunday talk shows where he once again proclaimed his support for a ban on muslims >> the problem is a very serious problem. you have a radicalization of people, they happen to be islamic. >> reporter: candidates marco rubio and b bush both appeareded on cb
Jan 1, 2016 2:37am CST
covering a story here in china. >> last trip. >> you can't come. you've been too rude. >> cbs news has lost one of its >> our"600 minutes "colleague bob simon was killed this evening. >> i'm bo biden, and joe biden is my dad. >> success is when you look at your son and daughter and realize they turned out better than you. when i see you again, when i see you again >> when we die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. you beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live. it's been a long day >> from the arctic ccle and everywhere in between, what an amazing life. >> this is a story that could have ended another way. but it's had a happy ending. when i see you again >> t tornado tore througthis town of 200. the front of this house has been mpletely ripped off. >> when it hit, definitely we knew it hit. >> this fire is just burning through homes. one of the only things you can still recognize here is the front door. >> the heat from these flames is just intense, but the wind is perfect. it's pushing the flames up the hillsisi and away from the highway. >>
Dec 19, 2011 3:05am EST
off going undercover in china? susan's first-generation chinese-american, she grew up speaking mandarin, and her mother's family's still in zhejiang province, in the countryside. they helped her. last thing she told me... she pulls this off, she's a lock for a pulitzer. well, i'd really like to look at her notes. so who is she? who's who? charlie, whenever you look like this, it's always a problem with a girl. look like what? michelle robinson, remember her? seventh grade? yeah. when she wouldn't go with you to the dance at school... you looked just like this for a week. amita got offered a job. a great job. but it's back east. amita, huh? i thought you two weren't, um... we weren't. but lately... oh, i see. so you decided not to try so hard, huh? i guess that's part of it. i... i just felt like things were finally starting to happen. so, uh, she might get a job back east, huh? well, she hasn't decided, but it's harvard. how can she pass that up? mm. well, you know, "starting to happen" is, um... that's not really worth fighting for. i think when you focus on your feelings abou
Sep 5, 2016 1:30am CDT
at the g-20 summit in china. >> reporter: u.s. officials thought they would be announcing a grou b russia to coordinate air strikes in syria. but there was a hitch. >> there still remains a couple of tough issues. >> reporter: russia pulled back from their initial agreement from the u.s. it would have ended the syrian regime air attacks on civilians and enabled aid to flow into besieged starving cities like any alliance with russia would be extraordinary given their propping up dictator bashar al-assad, by bombing the rebels trying to overthrow him. mr. obama admitted america now needs russia if it has any chance of ending the war that killed 400,000 people and created 5 million refugees. >> if we do not get some buy-in from the russians on reducing the violence and easing the humanitarian crisis then it is difficult to see how we get to the next phase. >> reporter: russian president vladamir putin and president obama may try to revive the deal when they meet tomorrow. the trip got off to awkward starred yet when just after landing a chinese official yelled at national security adv
Feb 10, 2016 2:07am CST
old-fashioned way. we are going to beat china, japan, going to meet mexico in trade. we are going to beat so many countries taking money away from our country. people right now in the world. they call me all the time. they want to be involved. we have political hacks negotiating our deals for billions and billions and billions of dollars. not going to thap penhappen any more. we are going to use the finest business people in the word. we are going to do something so good, fast, and strong. the world is going to respect us again. believe me. we are repealing and replacing obama care. it is gone. we are going to educate our children locally. we are going to j kate our children locally. there is something going on. understand. there is magic in air with this campaign. because we don't see it as just another campaign. we see it as an opportunity for all of us, i mean all of us to be involved in something that is bigger than our own lives. to change america, to, to reshine america, to restore the spirit of america. and to leave no one behind. am i right? that's what we are all fighting fo
Oct 14, 2015 3:12am PDT
. >> our relationship with china. our greatest day-to-day threat is cyberwarfare against the country. greatest military operational threat is resolving situations in the middle east. >> you served in vietnam. a marine. once a marine always a marine. a decorated war hero. became secretary of the navy. during the vietnam war the man next to you, senator sanders, applieds a for status as a c conscientious objector, can he serve as a credible commander-in-chief? >> everybody makes their decisions. when a time there is conscription. as long as they go through the legal process that our country requires, i respect that. and, it would be for the vote tires decide to, whether senator sanders or any one else should be president. i will say this, coming from the position that i, what i have come from, from a military family, with my brother, a marine, my son was a marine in iraq i served as a marine. five years in the pentagon, i am very comfortable that i am the most qualified standing up here today to be your commander-in-chief. >> when i was a young man, i am not a young man today. when i w
Jan 8, 2016 2:07am CST
. the catalyst for&the sell-off once again was china. the chinese market shut down after less than half an hour this morning after plunging 7%. it was the second shutdown this week. investors are worried the chinese economy is slowing. gdp growth, which hihi12% five years ago, is now below 7%. of the world. and with this chaos in the shanghai markets, there are worries the chinese don't have handle on their own economy right now, scott. >> and anthony, the chinese are also the second largest consumer of crude oil in the world. and you've been looking into the impact of that.. >> reporter: y yh. crude, scott, hit a 12-year low today. $33 a barrel. the price has fallen by nearly half just since may, when it was $60. if you drive to work, it's like a huge tax break, but itit pretty painful if you work in the oil industry in houston. there's just too much supply now. and if china continues to slow, there will be less demand and gas prices could stay low for a while, scott. >> anthony mason, thank you very much, ananony. >>> the folks at dow jones told us today that the plunge this week
May 28, 2010 3:05am EDT
. >> victoria: oh. >> billy: yeah, it's probably a piece of junk. i mean, it is made in china. i doubt it works at all. (chuckles) >> victoria: is it true that you, um, you lost a million bucks in a chinese poker game? >> billy: oh, co-- where'd you hear that? >> victoria: oh, i have my sources. >> billy: well, your sources are horrible, because i never gambled in hong kong, and it certainly wasn't... (clears throat) a million dollars. >> victoria: so more like a half a million? >> billy: well, to hear jack and mom tell it, it was more like a billion. anyway, these stories are--are-- are ludicrous. i mean, i remember hearing one about you. let's see, you ran off to italy because your brother turned your father in to the feds, and you were just so embarrassed to be a newman. >> victoria: i went to italy because i happen to love art. and when you love art, that's where you go. >> billy: (whispers) rumors. yech. >> victoria: yeah, rumors. there's this one... oh, you would love it. >> billy: (normal voice) yeah? >> victoria: yeah. >> billy: enlighten me. >> victoria: the number of women yo
Feb 5, 2013 3:35am EST
japan did not say made in china. this is a japanese piece with the picture of japan surrendering. i think this qualifies as a small, it qualifies as japanese which is asian. we have to take a vote here. and i'm pushing back on this one. i say thumbs down. i'm sorry. sorry. i don't like it as asian. money, money, money. miller: woo-woo! kevin: ladies first. thank you. i like getting cash out here in cali. you didn't run out did you? here you go. okay, i'm going to go. what i have here is a chinese water coupe with a beautiful apple green glaze. used to hold water. they would mix water with their powdered ink. it's a classic form. are you sure? i mean, like i don't see any markings. bene: i don't think it's chinese. as there shouldn't be. this is not a period qing dynasty piece. it is a later piece. and a lot of times they don't have markings on the bottom. i guarantee you it's chinese. i would have thought you'd have brought something very impressive that would be off the charts. asian's your specialty and this is just kind of... this is actually a really good thing. that's probably
Dec 3, 2015 2:07am CST
anansay the chinese government's taking away our permits, we've been in china for decades doing feferal express. or corning, a compmpy that i knew well from my time in the senate. they're trying to put a tariff on us that is going to drive us out of business. you know, i worked really hard to get more jobs for americans. d that meant representing big business and small business and everybody in between. >> have you suffered from the fact that they say you're too close to wall street? has at hurt your image i iyour judgment, running for president? >> i don't think so. i have stood for a lot of regulation on big banks and on the financial services sector. i also represented new york and represented everybody from the dairy farmers to -- >> from wall street to the dairy farmers. >> yeah. everody. so yes, do inow people? and did i help r ruild after yes, i did. but that -- >> and did you take money from them? >> yeah. but that has nothing to do with my positions. anybody who thinks they can influence me on that ground doesn't know me very well. >> why do you want to be president? you've h h
Jan 26, 2016 2:37am EST
to talk impossible. most have business in china and huge market. daniel mcgann, head of american super conductor is an exception. his firm spent years and millions developing advanced computer software for wind turbines that mcgann says china looted nearly putting him of business. he is talking because he wants to fight back. >> i am personally never going to give this up. too many families were damaged through this. we can never give of on this. >> reporter: you had to fire 600 people. >> yes. >> reporter: out of how many jobs? >> at the time we were almost 900. >> so how much did you lose in share value? >> tee otal loss is well over $1 billion. >> reporter: today his factory floor is largely silent. a shadow of the once thriving company. >> i think part of the strategy in all of this was to kill us. >> reporter: set out to kill you? >> kill the company. >> reporter: how can he be sure? well his story begins when china passed a clean energy law in 2005 calling for creation of mega wind farms throughout the country. the law made china the hottest wind power market in the world.
Dec 7, 2015 3:30am EST
in chinese. and this performance is in beijing. >> is it a challenge to direct in china? >> yeah. it's a big challenge. mainly because i'm so old and stupid, i can't learn this beautiful language. >> reporter: director joseph graves, an american, says language is not the only hurdle. >> there is relatively sophisticated audiences in but as we get out into other cities, a lot of the others don't know what musical theater is, often don't know what a play is. >> reporter: chinese opera, he points out, dates back thousands of years. but western musicals like "phantom of the opera," currently playing in beijing, and "avenue q," that's new. yung jaoming, ceo of seven ages, the production company that brought "avenue q" to china, sees a business opportunity. >> at this time, chinese people are getting more and more money but they need very good culture content. >> reporter: she wants to bring it to them and hopes china's movie industry may be a model. box office sales tripled in four years, from $1.5 billion in 2010 to $30 billion by 2014. >> when we were sitting watching the performanc
Jan 26, 2016 2:07am CST
for a foreign government believed to be china downloaded nearly 22 million personnel files. there is no word on when the new system will come online. meantime, private u.s. companies are also feeling the heat from china's online espionage. lesley stahl reporor for "60 minutes." >> they're targeting private companies. not a fair fight. a private company can't compete against the resources of the second largest economy in the world. >> reporter: the assistant attorney general for cyberattacks and increasingly economic espionage. >> this is a serious threat to our national security. our economy depends on ability to innovate. if there is a dedicated nation state using intelligence apparatus to steal day in, day out what we are frying to develop. >> reporter: what is their government's ultimatatgoal? >> they want to develop certain segments of industry and instead of trying to out innovate, outresearch, outdevelop, they are choosing to do it through theft. >> reporter: all you have to do he says is look at the economic plans published periodically by the chinese politboro. they are ac
Sep 20, 2010 3:05am EDT
at a url in china. with all the money he's pulling in and paying out, we can't tell the difference between the backers and bettors. well, these abbreviations may be names and dates, but the numbers in this column here-- 35-17-11, 23-17-5, 24-12-three and a half? yeah. i'm assuming that they're part of some sort of odds-making, but they just appear to be at random, and they can't be. you're right. they're not random. what are you talking about? where's that paper? this weekend's football scores. let me see. 35-17-11 here. the packers beat the vikings 35-17, and the spread was 11. whoa. 23-17-5. that... here, niners in san diego, five- point spread, right? 24 to 12 was the jaguars over the colts. huh? let me see that. three and a half was a ridiculous spread. i took the jaguars and made a hundred bucks. what, you have a bookie? should i have a lawyer present? no, i'll let you slide. charlie: wait a minute. if this column is the point spread, i can use it to calculate the ratio of winners to losers, and potentially trace the payouts and the money flow. a surprising amount of math appl
Nov 12, 2015 2:07am CST
then china were threatening the pro western govement in the south. the three-year conflict overshadowed by the second world war is often called the forgrgten war. and these are its forgotten victims. the families of nearly 8,000 men still classified as missing in action. >> mia is a very difficult term to live with. not knowing. it's hard to -- put closure whe you don't know. >> felt like an orphan, was an orphan. they called us orphans. >> this man's father. air force cacaain disappeared flying a night mission in 1952. >> he wasn't known to be killed in action or died in prison camp. he is just missing. >> reporter: a fate shared buy many men lost in areas difficult to access. some inside north korea. in may, the siblings, spouses service members who never returned from the battlefield were invited as guests of the south korean government to visit the country where their loved ones were last seen. for most, it was the first time they had ever come here. the trip was organized by volunteer sunny lee who was born near seoul during the war. why does the south korean governmen
Jan 25, 2013 3:35am EST
. the label in the back says this was purchased in 1945 in kung ming, china. the label gives it a chinese american connection, has a real historical aspect to it. kung ming china was the landing point for allied airplanes american airplanes flying over the hump from india, or burma, to bring supplies to chiang kai-shek into china when the chinese were fighting the japanese and getting ready to fight the communists. many, many american airmen died flying over the hump. guest: what they said before we purchased it -- you know, they were giving the talk, that it was a present that was given to an ambassador at the time. appraiser: our embassy was in chongqing which is a bit further away, but it's possible, because it's a very nice painting. its size is very large and it's in good condition. what did you pay for it? guest: about $300. appraiser: well... guest: that's for everything that came with it. appraiser: everything. you had a bunch? guest: yup. you had maybe five or six, didn't you? guest: yes. appraiser: this easily is almost a historic document, and it would be probably at le
Oct 2, 2015 2:52am EDT
more real news. >>> china is famous for driving young students hard. but now at lest one chinese school is looking to the united states for a bit more gentle way to teach their kids. >> reporter: these beijing elementary students are back in the classroom. whether they know it or not. their education is about to be filled with grueling exams that will determine their future. >> memorizing a lot of information doesn't necessarily lead to creativity. >> enter mike barnett. why is the chinese government bringing you here now? their students produce is kind of imitation in nature. as opposed to innovation in nature. >> you have to work with your partner. >> reporter: barnett doesn't use textbooks instead teaches students to think and reason using real life problems. >> how are you going to put the rocks in the sand? >> reporter: barnetts method are used in 500 schools across the u.s. >> it is good to know facts. what's important knowing the fact how they're connected to information. as they get connect you'd solve the puzzle. >> reporter: this fifth grade teacher sees the problem in
Nov 6, 2015 3:07am EST
the baks pose of yoga is called downward facing dog and in china today it was downward facing danger. it was on a glass bottom bridge 600 feet up. last month cracks appeared in the bridge but that couldn't shatter this group's innercalm. girl approaching medicare eligibility? don't put off checking out your medicare options until 65. now is a good time to get the ball rolling. medicare only covers about eighty percent of part b medical costs. the rest is up to you. that's where aarp medicare supplement insurance plans insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company come in. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they could help save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. taking informed steps really makes a difference later. that's what it means to go long . call now and request this free decision guide and explore the range of aarp medicare supplement plans. all plans like these let you that accepts medicare patients. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. call now and request your free decision guide... and start gathering the inform
Mar 8, 2016 2:44am MST
multiple controversies in which the first lady was the target. ordering $200,000 white house china during a recession. the president came to her defense. >> there has been no new china for the white house since the truman administration. >> mrs. reagan famously launched a campaign against drug abuse. >> just say no. >> reporter: following the president's 1994 alzheimers diagnosis she controversially advocated for stem cell research. in 2002 she spoke about their bond with 60 minutes partners weren't you? >> well that could be, i wasn't a politician, mike. >> well, nancy. >> no. no, i wasn't. >> reporter: no moment caught that partnership better than to answer a reporter's question. >> we're doing everything we can. >> we're doing everything we can. >> at the president's funeral, she emotionally kissed this casket and visited his grave at the ronald reagan presidential library every year after. she too will be laid to rest in simi valley alongside her husband of more than five decades. on sunday, her stepson michael wrote -- nancy is where she has always wanted to be with her ronnie
Dec 17, 2010 3:35am PST
signals china will not raise interest rate. the nikkei lost a fraction and the hang seng had a late-day really finishing higher a quarter percent. today thursday stocks got a lift. the dow gained nearly 42 points and the nasdaq added 20. >>> online shoppers have extra incentive today. more than 1500 retailers including macy's, toys are us and sears are taking part in the third annual free shipping friday guaranteeing free delivery by christmas eve if you order today. more than 60% of them have no restrictions or minimum purchases. a handful of retailers including have extended their free shipping offers through this weekend. >>> washington's trying to crack down on debit card fees. the federal will reserve proposed a 12 cent cap on the fees banks charge retailers for a transaction. that's far below the average of 50 cents they charge now. that would hit visa and mast mastercard where if hurts. both company's stock took a plunge thursday. the proposal is still being debated. >>> get ready to pay more at the supermarket. grocery prices grew by more than 11.5 times the overall i
Oct 13, 2015 3:12am PDT
much stronger relative to the rest of the world. china, europe, emerging markets, they're all having problems. and so if we provide another shock to the system by shutting down the government, that could mean that the progress we have made starts going backwards instead of forward. we have to make sure that we pass a transportation bill. it may not be everything that i want. we should be much more aggressive in rebuilding america right now. interest rates are low. construction workers need the work. and our economy would benefit from it. but if we can't do a big multi-year plan, we at least have to do something that's robust enough that we are meeting the demands of a growing economy. >> a few months back, at a fund-raiser, you made a point of saying that the first lady was very pleased that you can't run again. >> she is. >> do you feel the same way? >> you know, it's interesting, you go into your last year, and i think it's bittersweet. on the one hand, i'm very proud of what we've accomplished. and it makes me think, i'd love to do some more. but by the time i'm finished, i think
Nov 5, 2015 2:07am CST
of the world's most powerful people. china's president xi jinping is fifth. pope francis fourth. president obama fell to third. replaced at second by german chancellor angela merkel. and for the third straight year vladimir putin, president of russia, was first. >>> in business target will close 13 underperforming stores in january, mostly in the midwest. food company kraft heinz will factories over two years. on the help wanted front nasa says it has space for a few astronauts. you can apply next month. >>> today an uber passenger said he wants to apologize to the driver he attacked in southern california. a dashboard camera caught the whole thing. it may be too late for apologies, though. the driver, edwin caban, sued benjamin golden for more than $25,000. golden's already charged with assault. >>> folks in brooklyn are inviting classical music and perfect strangers into their living rooms. bach in a moment. woman: what does it feel like when a woman is having a heart attack? severe shortness of breath. unexplained nausea. cold sweats. there's an unusual tiredness and fatigue.
Dec 9, 2015 2:07am CST
: kind of weird? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: of course, last week china's president was in paris for the climate conference, and the government here was widely criticized for not sounding the pollution alarm. schools and factorors are expected to remain closed for two more days until a cold snap comes in and hopefully pushes out the pollution. >>> former daily show host jon stewart returned to his old set. it wasn't all fun and games. stewart is trying to draw attention to what he calls a national disgrace. the expiring health care benefits for firststesponders who got sick after the 9/11 attacks. >> it's jon stewart, everybody. reporter: a bearded, casually dressed jon stewewt returned home last night, not to check up on the new tenants in the house, but to advocate for a cause close to his heart. >> back in 2 20 after far more lobbying than should have been necessary, congress funded health care for first responders at ground zero. >> reporter: that expired months ago. >> it's soon going to be out of money. these first responders, many of them sick, have had to travel at their own expe
Jan 1, 2013 3:05am EST
reasons. whitfield: by 1950 china is communist. the soviet union remains communist. the american atomic bomb monopoly had been lost a year earlier. and it looked as though the united states was in some ways losing its domination. narrator: to investigate the perceived threat to american democracy through communist infiltration the house of representatives established the committee on un-american activities. whitfield: huac, as it was popularly known, was investigating communist activities after the second world war primarily in the arts, beginning with hollywood largely, it's fair to say, for purposes of publicity. narrator: robbins' troubles had begun in 1950, when the columnist and television host, ed sullivan, learned of his prior communist associations and cancelled robbins' appearance from his popular variety show. for three years, sullivan and his friends at the fbi pressured robbins to name his associates in the party, and for three years, robbins resisted. finally huac subpoenaed him. if you're subpoenaed you testify. you believe in the law you testify. he was not a particularly
Mar 8, 2016 2:37am EST
you get stuff from china and other countries, and then when you go to get it fixed, the warranties aren't covered. with safe step, it's not the ca. i don't have to worry about having to call overseas for something. i know that everything is gonna be done right here. >> well, i'm 88 years old. i live alone. the warranty has been very important because i plan to be here quite a while, at least 20 years. >> all right, you're the guy that put it together. why don't you walk in and show us how all of this works. everybody raves -- first thing -- about just having to barely lift their foot to get in. >> it all starts with getting in low step-in. very easy to get in and out of the tub itself. sit down and rax. >> when i used to get in and out of a cventional tub, i always had trouble laying on one leg and getting the other leg in the tub and causing me to lose balance. i had to grab onto things, and in two occasions, i almost fell. so, that's why i decided to get into something i wouldn't have to climb in. >> right when we moved in, mom was gonna go take her bath. you know those old step-
Dec 31, 2015 2:07am CST
taken off the plane by stretcher and taken to hospitals. the jet was bound from china to toronto when the problem occurred. will be right back. [ buzzing ] [ tree crashes ] [ wind howling ] >>> another major story developing tonight, the historic flooding in the midwest. rivers are still rising in missouri and illinois.s. at least 21 peopleleave been killed there. homes have been evacuated. the national guard called out. and the rivers are expected to crest near st. louis tomorrow or friday. anna werner is in fenton, missouri, tonight. anna? >> reporter: good evening, jim. and this is what many neighborhoods in the st. louis metro area look like tonigig. some a a even getting out the boats to use for transportation. floodwaters here are rising more than one inch per hour, and residents are desperately trying to save their homes or simply escape. the sterling estates subdivision in arnold, south of st. louis, sits in the spot where the overflowink meramec and mississippi rivers meet. as of this a aernoon, half a dozen homes here had been lost, submerged in the st. louis area. and
Sep 28, 2015 3:00am EDT
things. >> no, no. if the economy grows the way it should grow, if i bring jobs back from china, japan, mexico, so many countries. everybody's taking our jobs. >> how do you get them back? >> you get them back -- >> those $20 an hour jobs that this country was built on. >> right, exactly. you get them back by taking them away from other countries. if you look at china -- >> how does the president do that? >> the president does it by not allowing places like china to devaluate -- you know, they devalue their currency, scott, to such an extent that it's impossible for our companies to compete. every time they do that, they suck the blood right out of our country. >> you're not running for president of china. >> no, i'm not, no. >> you're not going to be able to prevent the devaluation of their currency -- >> sure you are. sure you are. look. they don't respect our president, they don't respect our country. they will respect me, they won't be doing it. here's what we have to do. if they don't come to the table they're going to have a tax when they put their products into this count
Dec 30, 2015 2:07am CST
:] mucinex keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 hours. >> in china, english nicknames are all ththrage. seth doane caught upupith one american helping people find just the right name. >> to lessen those lost in translation moments, it'sommon for chinese to take an english nicknames are unusual. i worked with a girl named haze spelled haze and my chinese teacher is named echo. >> on the streets of shanghai, we met chen yinge and wang jing. their nicknames? >> ellen. >> that's nice and your name? >> my name i ijean. >> zhou pepe goes by vic. >> why do you have an english name? everyone has one at work, he told us. but many nicknames do not exactly translate well to native english speakers. we've met a girl named king and at starbucks a ghost and a right as in mr. right. >> a lotf expats and a lot of different international restaurants around. >> reporter: lindsay jernigan was introduced to the phenomenon when she moved from washington, d.c. to shanghai and started meeting people. >> and their names were boat, normal ones that just didn't fit like edison, edi for short. >> what did you u ink of
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