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we hear from the fbi director james comey that they do believe they know who this man is. >> we're having problems there. again, iraq's prime minister surprised basically everyone today in a casual conversation outside of the u.n. saying that they uncovered a plot by isis militants to attack subways in the united states and in france. it seems bizarre. it's not so bizarre the general idea of it but that he would drop it casually. u.s. officials have no information about this. he didn't mention this yesterday. he had meetings with u.s. officials. didn't mention it. do you buy this that iraq has intelligence about the desires of isis? >> this appears to be information they received today from the interrogation of isis fighters that they captured in iraq. of course, interrogation is
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notorious for providing unreliable information. were isis fighters making this up, were they under duress? it doesn't appear the iraqis have crossed checked this and that they would drop it in a media setting before alerting america to this. >> they had a base overrun in fallujah and had 300 iraqi troops killed. i just am very skeptical of these comments by this guy and certainly if he's making stuff up or just kind of casually dropping this, it raises questions about his credibility. >> we don't know yet all of that. they may well have got this in good faith. they may not have vetted this information. it may not be credible information. they may well have received it. that's very different to an actual plot being in the works. >> we're also hearing reports that roughly one dozen americans, maybe as many as a dozen americans with extremists that fought in syria may have returned to the united states.
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officials told us this today. how likely is that? shouldn't be too much of a surprise. again, the difficulties in tracking these people. >> we've known this for some time. there are a number of americans who fought in syria who are now back in the united states. they are watching these people very closely obviously concerned they could be trained killing machines and back in the united states. not all of these people will want to launch attacks but there is a concern that some may in europe -- they have greater problem. they have hundreds of people back in europe who fought in iraq and syria and in europe there are so many of them they can't monitor them all 24/7. >> information from the fbi they believe they identified the british person seen in the beheading video, james foley, as well as steve sotloff. there are other people involved in that beheading as well. it seems likely that u.k. authorities have identified this person a while ago. plenty of people would have recognized this guy's voice.
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>> the u.k. authorities said several weeks ago they were 99% sure they knew who was in this video. the voice recognition and a lot of detective work back in the u.k. looking at the facial structure and things like that trying to narrow it down. they have not yet released the name. i don't think they're about to do that today necessarily. put the name out. they may worry that could create a backlash against the hostages in syria. >> appreciate you being on. thanks very much. also, nine men in the u.k. have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a band group linked to terrorism. among the nine a radical british muslim cleric who was seen on cnn just last month. brian stelter interviewed him on "reliable sources." the cleric told brian one day the world will follow law. >> i don't pose a threat to anyone in this country. i pose an ideological threat obviously. they are banging drums on war in
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muslim countries but at the end of the they have lost the argument if they're going to run over the principles and values which they are fighting for in places like afghanistan and iraq, why are british and american soldiers dying if not for the same freedoms and values which there are now stifling over here for the muslim community. >> brian stelter joins me now. he never condemned isis for murdering american journalist james foley. >> so easy to say i condemn the beheadings. the fact he wouldn't was revealing. in the sound check as well when you count to ten, he said one, two three, four, five, 9/11 and was naming dates of terrorists incidents as if they were a joke. that's what was most revealing of all about him. he does that on twitter and youtube and cable news as well. >> in the u.k., there used to be
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a lot of guys like this making provocative public statements. they cracked down over the last couple of years. >> there is also freedom of speech. he's always known exactly where legal red lines are. he's also very careful not to cross them. not clear if they'll be able to get any sort of charge in here or conviction. he may have just gone too far. he's basically backed the caliphate. that may be a stretch too far for british authorities. >> you asked the cleric about that sound check. did he have any explanation? >> he said to me that i shouldn't have taken it so seriously and taken it as a joke. i thought that was revealing to hear him say that. we don't know specifically what they're charging him for. we don't know details of it. that's the case throughout all of this. there are so many situations right now where we are hearing charges from authorities, claims from authorities, claims about imminent threats but we're not being shown the evidence and as
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journalists this is the hardest time for us to stand up and ask for proof. ask for evidence and ask for cross-checking. >> it's like the statement from the iraqi prime minister today saying that isis is threatening attacks. talking to the state department correspondent and you could say maybe he's feeling some pressure because right now the focus is on syria and he wants to remind people ice ssis is a danger in and come up with this story. >> it's hard for reporters to press for details and be skeptical. you hear what he's saying and it's appalling what he's saying. yet we have to be skeptical when we hear that he's been arrested because we don't know exactly what for and we haven't heard his side. >> what we do know is several followers are fighting in iraq and syria with isis. the first british suicide bomber in syria was part of this group.
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a follower. >> interesting that a lot of these guys preach this. they are not doing it themselves. a lot of guys who preach this are encouraging others to fight. they're not the ones that go out and do that. >> i thought about in a when he was getting wired up in a studio. what a cushy life. wired up in the air conditioning to spout off. one was on the program a week later to refute what he was saying. it's important to point out that he does not represent islam or the muslim world. he represents one part of the battle of ideas that's going on. >> appreciate you being on. thanks very much. don't miss brian on sour"reliab sources" on sundays at 11:00 a.m. word that isis terrorists have overrun an iraqi army base. you're about to hear from the survivor and what he says about how his own troops abandoned him is fascinating. just in, the police chief in
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three days of strikes in syria and the pentagon suggesting the attacks are slowing isis. a short time ago the chief pentagon spokesperson says the movement has stalled in syria but details of a big victory by isis in iraq and yet another show of ineptitude by the leadership core. isis killed soldiers on monday.
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they also say the number of dead could rise up to 300. in an interview obtained by cnn, a soldier says his unit's command structure broke down in the midst of fighting. >> translator: from 2:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., no one came to help us. i was calling the commander since 2:00 a.m. at night for support but no one responded and they sent us nothing. i stayed injured for nine hours waiting for them until they air lifted me here. >> the soldier said promised air strikes never materialized. we have to ask if iraq y have r can fight with or without air strikes. we have talked over the last several weeks, general, and what this soldier says backs up a lot of the reporting which has been that many of the generals seem to have failed when actually confronted on the battlefield. they didn't return calls.
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they abandoned their troops. how deep does that go? are there lower level generals who could take the place of these higher ranking generals who paved their way into the iraqi military under al maliki? >> it's distressing. it's a similar type of event that we have seen at so many iraqi army locations that happened in early stages of the fight in my old headquarters and camp fallujah is where it was reported over the last several days. contacts have told me it's the recurring theme of the iraqi leadership breaking down. it's not soldiers who are unwilling or incapable of fighting. it's just a lack of leadership. that's what is criminal about this. do they have lower ranking people that can step up? they do. it's because we have seen them. the marines were in fallujah. they trained the next generation of fighters. we were in the north training
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the next generation of fighters. the captains and majors. those are ones we'll have to rely on to fleet up or go after and go back and get the ones that were the generals at the time that were relieved by mr. maliki and replaced by some of his proxies. it's going to take a long time. to build trust in a military unit just takes time and leadership characteristics. >> it's distressing that given the commitment now by the united states and countries in the region, saudi arabia, uae, bahrain and others that this is still going on and that they are not able to hold onto territory and make advances and retake territory that they already lost. how long a process -- how does it even begin to kind of confidence building, morale building, replacing generals, what are those first steps? how do you go about doing that? >> you have to train them and school them and that takes a while. i would suggest reports of the
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camps is that it's not a matter of the fighting force but as you read reports or understand what happened out there, isis surrounded this base, cut off logistic trains to the base, ammunition, food, water, and then basically sieged the base so these young iraqi soldiers who were fighting out there were fighting for their lives and then when their leadership left, they not only were fighting for lives but they were starving and were thirsty and had no resupply and no medical equipment so it's not a matter of building up leadership but there has to be the logistics trail and communications trail and leadership in baghdad. the overarching command authority of the iraqi army in baghdad. that was suspect even when i was there. there was some incompetent leaders in that base that were continuously supported when they should have been relieved. >> the new prime minister is
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over in new york when all of this is happening in baghdad. they don't have a defense minister as far as i haven't checked today but as of earlier this week any hadn't picked a defense minister or interior minister. crucial positions if you are waging a war. >> that's incredibly tough and i think when mr. maliki took on the role of defense minister and interior ministry to basically put all of the power of security under him so he could do the things he wanted to do, that's what started the downward spiral and that was several years ago. now you have to get the defense minister in place. it's got to be a sunni to generate the trust among the sunni tribes in both the west and the north. and that's a critical factor. that should be step one both defense minister and the interior minister. even the selection of that, that individual is going to just be the start of revamping a military which was in relatively good shape a few years ago and
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is now in tatters. >> it's incredibly distressing. appreciate it. thank you very much. the chief of police in ferguson is apologizing to the family of michael brown. just moments ago he sat down with cnn for an interview after weeks of silence. why now is he apologizing? that's coming up. and police in charlottesville holding a press conference in the disappearance of hannah graham. hear developments just ahead. damaged my left eye. so many of these men and women have, have sacrificed so much. through soldiers to summits, wells fargo supports our veterans by working together to climb mount whitney, these heroes begin their journey of healing. the wounds that you can't see, being with a team helps. you know if they can do it you can do it. step by step, little by little, we can do a lot. because small is huge.
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the man wanted in the case of missing student hannah graham waive e ed extradition. police believe matthew was the last person with her before she disappeared. here he was in court. >> i have a question for you. like, they took all of my clothes and they got me sleeping with a thing, i almost feel like i'm a -- i should be able to have some kind of clothes. >> you appear to be dressed in a jump suit.
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>> nancy, explain the charge. >> i was surprised when i saw that charge. suspicion of abduction. that means kidnap. with intent to defile. that means for immoral purpose. in 1986 it was translated and retranslated in 2012 to mean sex molestation or rape. sex molestation. let's go with that. that's what it says verbatim. boiling it down, kidnap with intent to commit a sex molestation. that's what the charge is. now, remember, that is a police charge on the arrest warrant. this is not a grand jury charge or a formal charge we would hear in court. he's got some other charges such as driving erratically, now he's got a new charge of giving false information to the police. what is that? don't know. what is it probably? when that police officer saw him
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there on the beach, it's a little peninsula about ten miles from galveston, he probably gave a false name. hence false information to a cop. he can make bond on that. but he's also a fugitive. on that he's not going to get a bond. >> he's going to go back now. he's facing this charge. the police -- bottom line is we still don't know what happened to hannah graham. police have asked people who own land, who have property to search their own properties and pass along information to police to help limit the search areas but the focus of the police is still trying to figure out exactly what happened. how much having this guy in custody, how much does that help them? >> well, it helps them a lot. if they are correct that he's the last one to see her before she vanishes off the face of the earth as cops say, he should
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give them a clue as to where he last saw her. i would like to point out, we're on the outside looking in, anderson, of course. but after they search his car and after they search his apartment, they suddenly issue an arrest warrant. what, if anything, did they find? we know they went in specifically looking for clothing. now, what did they find, anderson, that leads them to believe he kidnapped her with intent to commit a sex assault? what did they find in that car or apartment to lead to that charge? not just kidnapping but sex assault attempt. also, i would like to point out that when he left, he had roommates. they're gone. they moved out. why do you just move out of an apartment that you live in? his dog, a pit bull, gone. did he take the dog? did he give it to somebody to keep for him? if so, what did he say to that person?
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he was found in his sister's blue sentra that we have been putting out on the airways for several days now believing he was in that car. what, if any evidence, is in that car. those are a few of the forensic questions that i have. >> i know you are covering a lot tonight. thanks so much. iran's president said the u.s. could create a terror group as a consequence of its war. iran's president said the u.s. could create a new terror group. you'll hear our interview with him coming up. the white house weighing in on the suggested terror plot against subways in the u.s. a bizarre suggestion by the iraqi prime minister. that's next. ♪
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an apology from the police chief of ferguson, missouri, after two months of protests in the shooting death of michael brown. the chief is taking full responsibility for how brown's case has been handled. brown was shot and killed by officer daryn wilson on august 9th. witnesses said that brown had his hands in the air. police chief thomas jackson who was dressed casually apologizes to brown's parents and any peaceful protesters who believe he didn't do enough to protect their constitutional right to protest. >> no one who has experienced the loss of a child can understand what you're feeling. i'm truly sorry for the loss of
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your son. i'm also sorry that it took so long to remove michael from the street. the time it took involved very important work on the part of investigators who were trying to collect evidence and gain a true picture of what happened that day but it was just too long and i'm sorry for that. many people were upset about happened in ferguson and came here to protest peacefully. unfortunately, there were others who had a different agenda. i do want to say to any peaceful protester who did not feel that i did enough to protect their constitutional right to protest, i am sorry for that. >> just moments ago chief jackson spoke exclusive to anna. >> reporter: why has it taken so long for this? i'm going to let him answer that question. he says it came from the heart
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and he's very hopeful that this will be perhaps a first step of a fresh beginning in moving forward and having a better dialogue with the community here, a community that's still very much in pain, anderson. listen to why now. >> you issued an apology video today. >> i did. >> reporter: why did it take so long for that to happen? >> there's been so much going on and every day there's been a different challenge. ever since august 9th. there's been new challenges every day for me not only as a man but as a police chief and a member of the community. this is something that's just been weighing on me. something that needed to be said. should have been said a long time ago. it shouldn't have happened. it did. and i've been watching to apologize for the time it took to remove michael from the scene and now i have. i feel better about that.
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>> reporter: he hopes the community is feeling a little bit better perhaps as well. i asked him why not go out and make this apology in person as opposed to doing the video recording. he said he does plan to apologize in person as well but the purpose of the video, he says, was to make sure he was able to say it completely and not be interrupted and not get flustered or nervous if he was confronted by something in the process of making that apology. he feels like he's gotten it off his chest now and can go out and talk to these folks who are so hurt, protesters, parts of the african-american community and others within the city and surrounding region of ferguson in the hopes of moving forward. >> appreciate it. up next, fareed zakaria joins me live on his fascinating interview with iran's president suggesting that policy have given rise to terror groups and
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reaction intelligence that isis wants to attack subways in the u.s. and those officials are in a loss about it.
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welcome back to our special coverage on the strikes against iraq and syria. here with me is fareed zakaria.
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you interviewed hassan rouhani. how did that go? >> i have met him a few times. this time he felt to me like there was a real weight on his shoulder. i think the nuclear deal is real crunch time. two or three weeks from figuring out whether it's going to happen. two sides are pretty close and so you could feel the pressure. i asked him at one point -- he described a conversation he had on the phone with obama last year. he said we talked about the fact that there was so many areas we could cooperate. he implied that it was iraq, syria, afghanistan. i said so could this happen? he said first we have to get the nuclear deal done and he said you don't start talking about the second child until you raised the first child. >> i want to play a clip from the interview. >> translator: the american authorities themselves have announced that they wish to
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train another terrorist group and equip that group and send them to syria to fight. >> reporter: you mean the free syrian army? >> translator: you can call it whatever you wish, sir. be that as it may, it's another group that as they have announced i'm not sure what their plan is, they say we wish to train these folks in another country. military training. they even announced a time frame. with whose permission and with whose authority? with what mandate according to what international laws and norms are they doing this? >> we have been focusing so much on the importance of iraq and their security personnel, iraq's political process, the rebels in syria. how important is iran in all this for u.s. success in the region? >> in a sense it may be the pivotal player because we're now in the phase of the operation that we understand and it usually goes well.
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the american airpower phase. we drop bombs. it looks great. we have an effect and next phase is messy and political and guerrilla warfare so do you have the political ability to get the iraqi government to win over the sunni tribes to make the concessions and get syrian government maybe to start making some major concessions so the moderate opposition has some room. we have no influence with syria. we have very limited influence in iraq. iran is the crucial player. they've been the number one supporter of both those governments. it would be great if we could -- it's not going to be an alliance ever. if there could be some engagement with iran where we could talk with them and get over that point that rouhani makes. there's the big divide which is they support the assad government. they view anyone attacking the assad government in syria as terrorists. we have a very different view. but we don't -- we have limited
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conversations. we used to talk to the soviets at the height of the cold war. foreign ministers talk is a big step forward. >> i remember interviewing ahmadinejad when he was here. that dog and pony show. such a different president here this time around. iraq's prime minister coming out today saying that iraqi intelligence has information about an isis threat to attack subways in the united states and in france. kind of bizarre. u.s. officials saying this is the first we're hearing about it. this guy didn't mention this in any meetings with the president or with secretary kerry. he was interviewed yesterday and didn't mention it in a big interview and casually threw it out there to reporters outside of the u.n. >> totally bizarre. it's dangerous to say this but i would discount it a little bit. we saw how good the iraqi army was over the last month or two. how good do you think iraqi intelligence is? this is some kind of chatter
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obviously. you need good intelligence to figure out is this serious and not just do they have the intention? lots of people have the intention. the question is do they have a real plan and the capacity? i would wait for serious intelligence officials to actually analyze it before getting worried. >> don't miss fareed on "gps" sundays at 10:00 a.m. eastern only on cnn. just minutes from now, a huge resignation at the white house. eric holder, one of the president's closest aides and first african-american attorney general. the question is why now and who could replace him? we're live from the white house ahead. imagine the luxury... of not being here. the power you want with the fuel economy you dream of. performance with a conscience.
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bombshell from the justice department. attorney general eric holder stepping down after nearly six years on the job. president obama expected to make the formal announcement less than an hour from now. it sounds like this has been coming for a while now, jim? >> reporter: it has. i was just talking with officials over here and eric holder has tried to do this before. he does have a close personal relationship with the president. they're friends. they were up in marthmartha's vineyard earlier this summer and during this time the attorney general started to talk about this and then this really materialized in the last couple
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of weeks. i'm told by people at the white house that the attorney general was not in trouble. that's not what this was about. that it was just he wanted to go and his time to go and the president said okay. now the replacement process begins and that's where it gets interesting because as you know, midterm elections are coming up in a few weeks. there are questions as to whether or not the president has to make this pick sooner rather than later. we're hearing it won't happen today but sooner rather than later because democrats still retain control of the senate. i was talking to one source over here this afternoon who said we'll pick the right person when the right person surfaces. there are some names floating around out there like the solicitor general who argued the supreme court case on obamacare and the attorney general out in california. you see others up on screen. the former white house counsel who just stepped aside. deval patrick, governor of massachusetts and some others that you see on the screen there. and from what i'm hearing, this
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midterm timetable is just not that big a factor. they also say these midterm elections may get dragged out and we may not know who the winner is in louisiana and other states for some time. they want to find a person they're comfortable with that the president is comfortable with regardless of a contentious fight on capitol hill. >> i want to ask you about this statement about the subway threat. has the white house said anything about this? it seems like it caught a lot of people by surprise. he casually said this in front of reporters today. >> it caught the white house off guard. the deputy national security adviser, ben rhodes, was on air force one talking with reporters as the president just landed at andrew's air force base after his trip to the united nations on a trip to the white house now. prime minister abadi did not
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mention this to president obama when they met together yesterday up at the united nations and that u.s. officials at this point have not confirmed this information coming from the iraqi prime minister. now, one thing that ben rhodes did say, he didn't really knock this down as much as other administration officials had. they take information that iraqis are giving them seriously and they'll check it out. at this point it has been to be corroborated. they just don't have the information at this point. >> gemappreciate it. tough day on wall street so far. biggest stock tumble. apple stock prices down after complaints about the latest iphone and the latest ios software update. up next, the world you may not know much about. sugar babies and sugar daddies. both sides getting what they want. money or something else. why they do it. that's up next. while every business is unique,
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. welcome back. i'm very excited this sunday. it's a special day here at cnn. lisa ling officially joins the cnn family with her new show, "this is life." she will look at americans living their lives outside the norm. she goes inside the world of sugaring. a term i had not heard of. investigating the lives of sugar babies and sugar daddies.
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this is sunday's premier. >> reporter: taylor grew up in a middle class family but in her early 20s, she realized her tastes were anything but ordina ordinary. >> when i started dating guys, they maybe wanted to go to a fast food or burger joint or something. i want to experience a different lifestyle. so naturally, i ventured out. >> taylor embraced the sugar lifestyle when she was just 22. and this is rich. her sugar daddy of nearly a decade. >> how are you? >> how are you doing, you sexy thing? give me a ug had. how are you doing? >> want to get in? >> let's ride. >> sugar relationships can last a long time. taylor's been in hers for ten years. she says that her sugar daddy is teaching her a lot of really important things, like golf.
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>> outstanding! >> good shot! >> outstanding! >> when i'm with rich, it was just effortless. >> taylor, don't you laugh. >> we just hit it off. >> whoa. >> all right. >> that was a good shot. >> thank you. >> i don't want to use the term love at first sight, but something along that lines. >> can i ask you how old you are? >> i'm 32. >> i'm 69. >> if you forgive me for saying, there are a lot of people who would say, what a dirty old man. >> i am a dirty old man. all men are dirty old men. have you ever met one yet that didn't like to flirt? >> actually, no. >> okay. i rest my case. >> and lisa ling joins me now. >> little departure from what you've been reporting today, but -- >> with the intro. but it's really interesting, i mean, there's a financial dynamic. there's got to be a financial dynamic to this relationship. >> yeah. look, the idea of older men dating younger women is nothing new.
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but what is new is that there are these websites that have cropped up to facilitate these overtly transactional relationships. and in men ways, this is an economic story and it mirrors what is happening in our economy. i'm a fairly staunch feminist and so it was hard for me to speak to some of these women saying they are seeking men for support. they are the first generation that consistently are told that they cannot make as much money as their parents and so we found a way to sort of circumvent having to work three jobs and were able to focus more on our studies. >> so these two don't live together? >> they don't live together. in fact, i believe that taylor has a boyfriend. but rich is her -- her financier and they've been together a long
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time. these days, i'm told, you can negotiate the relationship. so before you even go on the first date, you can express the things that you're interested in and say, for example, sex is off the table. some of those men might choose not to pursue the relationship even further but some may say, well, what if we are in a relationship and that's something that naturally evolves? >> uh-huh. it's really fascinating. >> yeah. >> one of the things i was watching this was thinking, how did you get them to speak? it's one of the things that you're very good at. and i've watched the last couple of years, you really kind of are shining a light on subcultures within the united states and around the world that a lot of people don't know about and i think the way you are able to get people to speak is you approach is in a nonjudgmental way. >> that's important for me to do and i've been exploring these worlds for a long time. >> the sugar daddies? >> definitely not. definitely not.
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but i think i've built up a bit of credibility and people know that i will not exploit their stories. i will not sensationalize their stories. you hear the term sugar daddy and you instantly have an opinion about it. be prepared to think a little bit and possibly think differently than they did going into this experience. >> right. i want to show a picture for our viewers of lisa and i working together 20 years ago this month. >> 20 years ago? >> september 1994. >> look at us. >> i'm sitting in the exact same position here. i have, to quote john oliver, i have been ravaged by time. you look exactly the same and look amazing. >> but i will say, i've seen you with a t-shirt on and you are so much more buff, so much more studlyier than you were 20 years ago, if i may say. >> i am no sugar daddy but i do
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what i can. >> you could be. >> i don't even remember having brown hair like that. >> 20 years ago, you were then and always have been such a great journalist and reporter. >> lisa and i used to work together at channel 1. did you always want to be a reporter? was this something that you were always interested in? >> well, you know, channel 1 gave us such an incredible opportunity. >> this was a show about half the schools in the country. >> and channel 1 gave us the opportunity to broaden our horizons and travel all over the world. it was when in afghanistan and places like that that really propelled my eyes and got me to want to communicate stories. since then, i love being in the field and i love being immersed in other worlds. >> what are some of the other topics you're going to look at? >> our next episode is about the rampant addiction to
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prescription pills in utah. >> in utah? >> yes. prescription abuse there is number four in the nation? >> really? >> yes. and i was really impressed about how candid people were. the mormon church -- there is a perception that they haven't wanted to be as forthcoming about any negative things that happens within its ranks but people really wear their hearts on their sleeves. >> and abuse is such an important topic in this country. >> it is. >> some people die from it. and you think it's prescribed by a doctor -- >> that's how it starts in utah. we all know how addictive prescription pills can be. we also cover a story in north dakota. thousands of men have flooded in oil town in recent years and over the last couple of years there's been an influx of women as well working alongside the
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men but also working service the men. >> oh, wow. >> yeah. >> we'll be watching. great to see you. sunday night, don't miss the series premier, "this is life with lisa ling." 10:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. "the lead" with jake tapper starts right now. why no heads up about the plot to bomb the subway system? i'm jim sciutto and this is "the lead." the iraqi prime minister warning that isis wants to hit the u.s. homeland. but if it's true, why didn't he tell the president when they sat down just 24 hours ago? also, in world news, we're watching for signs of any new air strikes as coalition jets bomb oil refineries under isis

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