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lawrence for this next month. thank you, both, very much. and top of the hour here, you're watching cnn, i'm brooke baldwin. breaking news from the fbi. investigators are now asking for your help in identifying this masked man in an isis propaganda video. here he is, he is standing behind a row of kneeling syrian soldiers. but it's what he does before shooting them. this has the u.s. authorities so entirely worried. he speaks english, perfect english with what sounds like an american accent. take a listen. >> we are the harshest -- and the flames of war are only beginning to intensify. >> joining me now, our senior washington correspondent joe johns. joe, tell me what you know. what's the fbi saying about this guy?
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>> well, brooke, this video is significant for a lot of reasons. not only is it the latest video of isis fighters executing prisoners, also appears to show a jihadi spouting isis propaganda. speaking perfect english with a north american accent and also alternating between speaking arabic, delivering an on camera tirade before he and other isis fighters appear to shoot them all dead. we're obviously not showing all the video. the victims appear to be syrian soldiers. the man speaking has the mask over his face, which makes him unrecognizable. the fbi posted portions of that video today asking the public for help in identifying the men. they say they're hoping someone might recognize this individual and provide them with information. the fbi says as part of a broader outreach to try to get the public to help identify people who are traveling overseas to fight with terror groups, and it goes without saying. they're also, perhaps, even more interested in learning the identities of american isis fighters who might be returning
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home. the intelligence community's trying to determine whether the isis fighter in the mask is an american or a canadian, brooke. >> so now we have the fbi and this man on this wanted poster. they want information leading to him. but also, joe, the fbi wants the public's help in identifying other individuals, correct? who have also joined the fight alongside isis. >> right, this is part of a broader effort, we're told, by the fbi to try to determine who these individuals are going overseas to fight for the terror groups. but that deeper concern, as i said, is about people coming back with the training and the skills, perhaps, to be able, at least, to do harm here in this country or on this continent. >> thank you so much, joe johns in washington. it's breeding a new kind of fighter. hardened as any soldier, highly
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disciplined, as well. some are willing to blow themselves up to stop isis' deadly advance. what's different about these fighters? they are young women. here is an incredible story. >> she is soft spoken, shy, awkward 17-year-old girl raised in a small village. but she tells me proudly, she has killed, and she wants to kill again. >> when you were fighting, do you believe you killed members of isis? >> maybe nine i saw. when i killed one, i felt proud and happy and told everyone. >> she's from the city in northern syria now being overrun by isis. it's where local fighters have desperately resisted the islamist advance. they are outgunned, outnumbered.
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they are men and women. in kurdish society, there is special glory and pride for the female warriors who hold the burden of the front line. >> when i was a baby, i was thinking about fighting. before isis, i was thinking about fighting for the kurdish people. >> she shows me where a bullet ripped through her side during an isis attack on her check point earlier this year. she's still recovering. >> do you wish you were still in syria fighting? >> we have to follow our lead s leaders. if it were up to us, we would go among isis and blow ourselves up. we would do anything just to kill these people. >> that's just what this kurdish woman did on sunday. she blew herself up killing isis members who we members. kurdish women have earned a
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reputation for being brave, fierce and very capable. they know isis will show them no mercy. this photo, which cnn can't confirm the authenticity of appears to show an extremist fighter proudly lifting the severed head of a kurdish female fighter. once free to kill and risk death for her people and her family was proud, but she could only speak to us with her father's permission and he insisted we hide her face. >> being a woman in the family is like being in jail. when a woman fighter walks in town, women say, look, she's free. she can do what she wants. kurdish women want to become fighters for freedom. >> only a short distance, kurdish women and men are fighting for the freedom of their homeland. despite the courage and
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sacrifice, they are fighting. cnn on the turkish syrian border. >> phil black, thank you so much. i want to take you quickly here to the cdc in atlanta. the director speaking here about ebola. >> it's controlled in the same way. one individual in uganda died. their cause of death was not immediately identified. but we've done important work in uganda to help the ugandans better able to find cases, disease detectives and people to follow up and have an emergency operations center to track individual cases. and as a result, they've identified contacts, those contacts include an individual who was the embalmer who then went back to kenya. that individual was traced and tracked to kenya, tested, does not at this point have marburg.
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and the contacts within that patient's family are being tested. and so far, they haven't been additional cases. i mention this because often times in public health, what gets noticed is what happens. and it's hard to see what doesn't happen. so if we stop the outbreak in rural drc and we prevent an outbreak in uganda, that may not be headlines, but it tells us that there is progress. and gives us confidence that we will be able to control ebola in west africa. now, there's a lot that we're doing based on what we've learned in the past week. for example, we have hospital awareness efforts. we already work regularly with hospital associations. we have an intensive involvement on infection control, technical support and other issues. and our calls from doctors have increased tenfold since the first case was diagnosed. so there's a lot of awareness and we're working to increase that even further. we're also working very closely
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with health departments, city, big city, state, and health department associations, dr. lahey and his colleagues in texas are examples of an excellently functioning health department. well, we want to make sure that any lessons we learn from dallas are rapidly incorporated into the practice of health departments around the country. i know that people are eager for more information about travel. and i want to address that for a couple of minutes before concluding and turning it over to dr. lahey and then to questions. as the president said yesterday, we're looking hard at what we can do to further increase the safety of americans. and, in the coming days, we will announce further measures that will be taken. right now, i can give you some basic principles. we want to ensure and will always ensure that the health of americans is our top priority. we want to ensure that anything we do works and is workable. we recognize that whatever we o
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do, we can't get the risk to zero here. we may be able to reduce it and we will look at every student to do that. but we also don't want to do anything that will backfire. in medicine, one of the cardinal rules is above all, do no harm. if we do something that impedes our ability to stop the outbreak in west africa, it could spread further there. we could have more countries like liberia and the challenge would be much greater and go on for much longer period of time. we know how to stop ebola. that's what's happening in dallas today. that's what's beginning to occur in parts of west africa. the signs of progress are there, but it is going to be a long, hard fight. and i think we should always keep in mind that the enemy here is a virus. and we together can stop that virus. now, i'd like to turn it over to
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dr. david lakey, the commissioner for the texas department -- >> speaking at the centers for disease control, giving members of the mode ya, just an update sort of on the situation as it stands we bow la. and a couple of things that jumped out at me. we were talking to a nurse yesterday, saying they felt like they weren't prepared if and when the next patient evolves with ebola. they're speaking with hospitals and doctors and staffs to have that readiness effort in full effect. that was encouraging to hear. and also, as we heard the president mention yesterday, the big question is travel, right? how does this affect everyone hopping on planes? preventing the spread of ebola. he said those will be made public over the course of the next couple of days but the health of americans is his top priority, but also described ebola as this virus and combatting it will be a long, hard fight. we will talk to our chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta who was in africa really
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before the story took front page news, ebola. he'll join me coming up this hour to discuss. also ahead, an american fighting overseas. but he did not go to syria to join isis. he actually went to syria to fight along the kurds against isis. what made this man leave wisconsin and join the fight? we're talking to the reporter who spoke exclusively with him in syria. also this. >> people are getting shot by the police. ahhh kplp! >> this is the video that has everyone talking today. all of this because these people were pulled over because they were not buckled up. we'll explain what happened moments before this police officer smashed this car window and tased the passenger with kids in the backseat. was this right? was this wrong? stay with me. how much money do you have in your pocket right now? i have $40, $21. could something that small make
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a revelation from a kurdish group actively battling isis. they say there are three americans fighting with this group. one of them has been identified as this 28-year-old from wisconsin. he say he told them last month he was heading to syria and now he's appeared on a kurdish tv station. >> i am from wisconsin in the united states.
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i was previously a soldier in the united states army. i wanted to come join because i got sick of watching so many innocent people be killed as it grew and my country doing nothing about it for over a year. i got sick of everyone saying how bad it was but doing nothing about it. so i made up my own mind to come up here to do something about it. >> all right. she helped bring the world the story, sofie cousins. welcome. joining me from beirut. >> reporter: thanks very much. >> we heard part of the why. let me first ask you as he introduced himself in that video with a totally different name, has he changed his name? >> reporter: well, i mean, the name his kurdish comrades have called him. he hasn't officially changed his name. he's still introduced himself as jordan. so, you know, we'll see what the future holds.
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>> okay. >> it is one thing to think about going to syria, think about fighting isis, another to save up the money as he did for six months to travel to go do this. how did he explain this to you? >> you're absolutely right. this is a huge commitment and something he gave me, the impression he thought about for a long time. he repeatedly told me he was sick and tired of seeing christians, in particular, being slaughtered. and he was sick of paying lip service just on facebook and on other online communities. and he was sick of the u.s. government not doing anything, as you said. he worked as a delivery driver for six months. and saved up the funds. and i met him in syria. >> you met him in syria. did you ask him at all if he had looped in his parents, his close
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friends in these months he's working as a delivery driver trying to save up to go to syria? >> he really didn't specify. we didn't go into that much detail about his personal life before syria. but he did say that he won't be here, i mean he'll be in syria for at least three years, which he expects isis to take that long to defeat. >> so he is committed. he says he will be there fighting the fight for three years. he is also, though. >> the line has just cut out. >> oh, no, did we lose her? sofie, can you hear me? we lost her. i hate it when that happens. we'll come back to her, but basically she was saying, you know, this young man has committed himself to fighting isis for the next three years and has apparently been injured. who knows what the future holds. coming up next, criticism about
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president obama's strategy in iraq from a former senior member of his national security team. says the president wasn't forceful enough, wasn't flexible and didn't know what he was going after. but should the former cia director be criticizing a sitting president and discussing potentially sensitive strategies? we'll discuss that next. sea captain: there's a narratorstorm cominhe storm narrator: that whipped through the turbine which poured... surplus energy into the plant which generously lowered its price and tipped off the house which used all that energy to stay warm through the storm. chipmunk: there's a bad storm comin! narrator: the internet of everything is changing how energy works.
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second guessing is washington's favorite past time, especially in a president's second term. no surprise, another member of president obama's inner circle is offering his own, shall we say, unflattering evaluation of his boss. this time, it is former secretary of defense leon panetta with this new memoir and cnn's gloria borger sat down with panetta for his take on the president he served. and some of his most scathing criticism was actually over the debate as to whether or not they should arm the rebels in syria. take a listen. >> to a large extent, it wasn't that the president kind of said no, we shouldn't do it. the president kind of never really came to a decision as to whether or not it should happen. >> what do you mean by that? never came to a decision? >> i think it basically sat there for a while and got to the point where everybody just kind of assumed that it was not going to happen. >> is that the right way to do things? >> i think it would have been far better had he made the decision we're not going to do it and everybody knew where we stood. but we all kind of waited to see
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whether or not he would ultimately come around. >> and -- >> and didn't happen. >> and you talk about hesitation and half steps. is that what you're referring to? >> yeah, it was that kind of just hesitation to really, you know, do what needed to be done. now, you know, don't get me wrong, i think he was very strong in terms of the war on terrorism. and he made some tough decisions. but there were these decisions that basically never were confronted that i think in many ways contributed to the problems we're facing today. >> leon panetta with gloria borger. so this memoir actually follows memoirs by another former secretary of defense robert gates. and, of course, former secretary of state hillary clinton, all the way their boss is still on the job. let's go to david gehrrgen, a c senior political analyst, former adviser to presidents nixon, ford, reagan and clinton. so david gergen, welcome. and before we get to the
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substance of that conversation between gloria and secretary panetta. when it comes to memoirs, you know, as we mention, gates, clinton, now panetta. do you fault these people for criticizing their boss while he is still sitting in the oval office? >> not very much. i might have 10 or 15 years ago, there was a different standard then, brooke. and the phrase that was often used. there should be a, quote, discreet interval. a discreet interval between a time you serve a president and the time you write a memoir so that as you say people leave office, you know, or the political of the landscape changes. but standards have been lowered in so many areas over the last 15, 20 years. this is just one more. we are what we are. do i blame these folks? i really think the story here is how frustrated they were. to have both bob gates and leon panetta write memoirs that are
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stinging. and i think really underscores the fact these are two heavy weight guys, serious men. they weren't looking for power, they were asked to come join. and for them to come out with the kind of memoirs they have, really, i think, underlines how frustrated they must have been in office. >> it's interesting, though, coming back to the landscape changing and how this wouldn't happen 10, 15 years ago, and you say the standards have lowered. whose standards, david gergen? >> well, you know, i must say two or three administrations ago people started inside white houses began to open up to bob woodward at the washington post who famously wrote a variety of insider accounts and there was almost, one administration i worked in, there was an expectation that you would talk to bob woodward, you would say things to him. and when i first came to washington, you know, 30, 40 years ago, that was certainly not the case. but, you know, once you start talking to journalists and they have these instantaneous books
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while you're still in office, it's not much of a step forward or sideways or backwards, depending on perspective to have memoirs written by the people there themselves. what's the difference between sitting there with bob woodward and spilling your guts to writing a memoir? >> that's interesting. just, we thought it noteworthy. he wrote this, quote, i was put off by when the president closed the meeting. his closest advisers he said, quote, for the record, and for those of you writing your memoirs, i'm not making decisions about israel or iran. joe, you be my witness. bob gates writes, i was offended by his suspicion that any of us would write about sensitive matters. worth noting from the gates memoir. finally here, david, on substance here with regard to the panetta interview, arming of syrian rebels or not, you know, said a lot of this, saying it took president obama a long time to come to the right decision. >> that's right.
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and his essential argument over the last few weeks, even before the book came out was that he believes the united states under president obama got out of iraq too soon and got into syria too late. and, you know, he's just disagreed with both of those decisions. i was surprised in the interview with gloria borger he went on to say that contributed a lot to the current circumstances. that in effect says mistakes we've made contributed to the rise of isis. that surprised me. but i do want to go to one fundamental point, brooke. >> sure. >> and i know -- i'm a big bob gates fan, i'm a big leon panetta fan. i think the world of both of them. and what both of them found and have gone public with is a view that too much power has been centralized in the white house. not only this white house, but in former white houses, but particularly now, and that decisions that are made in that white house tend to be made through a political lens that the inside advisers tend to be in the political sphere, not the
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substantive sphere. and that has given -- that has offended these folks pretty deeply. i know them both, talk to them privately, and i can tell you they're not the only ones that feel that. there are a number of people that have not come forward. and i have to say, you know, bob gates said i wouldn't want to write really sensitive stuff. we don't know what each one of these men left out of the memoirs. i can guarantee you, they were very sensitive highly confidential things that didn't make it into the memoirs. both memoirs were, you know, were scanned by their respective departments and given clearance that they did not violate confidentiality rules. >> glad you made the point. david gehrigrgen as always, tha you so much. thank you, sir. just into us here at cnn, we have this audio recording posted on tmz that could land a veteran tv actor in some serious legal trouble. the audio clip reportedly reveals possible incriminating
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statements by former "7th heaven" star stephen collins. he's the target of an ongoing child molestation probe. >> reporter: look, a lot of people might remember actor stephen collins known for his role. he was the father and pastor on the once popular show "7th heaven." he's the target of an ongoing child molestation investigation into an alleged incident that happened 40 years ago. that's the allegation it happened in new york city. this was all brought up again now 40 years later because earlier today, tmz released an audiotape that purports to have been recorded during november 2012, two years ago, a november 2012 therapy session involving collins and his estranged wife fay grant. now, cnn at this point can't confirm the authenticity of the tape, whether it is actually collins' voice or whether it's been edited. we can tell you, though, that collins and grant are in the middle of a very contentious divorce.
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tmz has reported that collins made incriminating statements in that recording. the new york police we were able to talk to have not commented on the existence of the tape. and collins' representatives have not yet returned our calls. i can tell you this, though. we do know that following the recent information that's come out today, collins has been fired from his job on the movie "ted 2." we also got a chance to talk to the los angeles police department. they told me they received information in 2012 regarding allegations of criminal behavior involving collins. a case was opened up at that time, but the case has been closed because, they said, there was no crime report made at the time and no verified victim. the lapd is now reviewing that investigation to make certain nothing was missed. and they will collaborate with the new york police department in this case if they can help in any way, brooke. >> stay on it for us. thank you so much in los angeles. coming up, shocking video of what began as a routine traffic
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stop. >> people are getting shot by the police. >> oh! >> these people were pulled over because they weren't buckled up. how did this escalate into the smashing of a window and this man being tased? were police in the right? were they in the wrong? is there somewhere in between? we'll discuss that coming up on cnn. means keeping seven billion ctransactions flowing.g, and when weather hits, it's data mayhem. but airlines running hp end-to-end solutions e alalm dung a storm. so if your business deals with the unexpected, hp big data and cloud solutions
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when police pull over a car for a traffic violation, anything is possible. and more than ever, we are seeing these dangerous confrontations coming seemingly out of nowhere. this latest example, which you're about to see is this traffic stop in hammond, indiana, started because the driver wasn't wearing her seat belt. take a look. >> if you're going to give me a ticket for no seat belt, right here. just give me a ticket so i can go to the hospital because the doctor called me to tell me to come in because my mom is about to pass away. all right. so i guess he's looking for his
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information in his book bag. when he digs in his book bag, they pulled a gun out. what was the purpose of a gun? now they're asking me to open my door to get out. if you pull out a gun in front of two kids, two kids in the backseat. >> open your door, do you understand? >> yes. >> all right. >> no, don't -- now they about to mess my -- no! >> i'm not the operator of this vehicle. if you do that, all right. i'm not the operator -- i'm not in operation of this vehicle. >> are you going to open this door -- >> people are getting shot by the police -- ahhh! >> damn! ahhh! >> on the ground. >> that was crazy. it's horrible. this is a horrible -- are you recording this? >> yeah. >> this is terrible.
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>> susan candiotti joining me now to walk us through what we see, which, again, began as the woman wasn't wearing her seat belt, four people in this car. you hear this child in the backseat screaming once the window is shattered. how did they get from a to b? >> well, it's so tough to watch. and, yeah, it only started over a simple -- they weren't wearing their seat belts. >> right. >> that's why they're pulled over. it's mom, it's an adult friend sitting in the front seat passenger side. it's her two children in the back, the young girl 7, the boy 14. he's rolling video on all this. that's how you seeing it. the voice is calling 911 and saying what's going on here? she's asked to turn over her license, she does. he doesn't have one and sort of offers them, according to a lawsuit, a ticket. but they want to get it, the police don't get the ticket, they ask him to get out of the car, he refuses.
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everything goes south. you hear the passenger asking to see a supervisor. the mother is saying she's afraid. she's on the phone. >> with 911. >> that's right. with 911. and ultimately, you see what happens. a white shirted police officer shows up, uses something to bash in that window, tase him immediately. the little girl's crying in the backseat, glass going everywhere. he's tased, and all of them wind up -- she gets a ticket for not wearing a seat belt, so does the passenger, and he is also charged with failing to help a police officer and resisting an officer. and now, they are suing saying this was way out of line, excessive force. the police, however, disagree. >> what are they saying? >> well, they're saying they believe when they saw him moving around, presumably to get that ticket, they felt their lives were in danger because they couldn't see what he was doing with his hands or worried about their safety. they say in part, the passenger continued to refuse to exit the vehicle after approximately 13
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minutes had elapsed. and upon request by at least three different officers present at the scene to stop. fearing the occupants of the vehicle may have possessed a weapon and seeing the passenger repeatedly reach toward the rear seats of the vehicle, they broke the passenger side of the vehicle. the police officers were at all times acting in the interest of officer safety and in accordance with indiana law. but, a federal lawsuit has now been filed by the woman in the car and the other passengers alleging that things got way out of hand. they're suing over their civil rights being violated. excessive use of force. >> those are the facts. that's both sides. we have more coming up, susan candiotti, thank you very much. they're saying excessive force, is that accurate? was this legal? was this not? we've got a police expert standing by and an attorney fired up.
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i'm not in operation of this vehicle. >> people are getting shot by the police. ahhh! >> oh! damn!
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>> get on the ground. >> that was crazy. >> we just wanted to stay on this video and this conversation because so many of you are reacting to this very viscerally. let me bring in sunny hostin and a private investigator security specialist and former police officer. first and foremost, i guess, sunny, to you. because you're here, you saw this earlier, you had quite the reaction earlier. and it's interesting, though, too, you and i often times talk about routine traffic stops. they weren't buckled up and turned into something much, much different. and you say, you know what, often times the law sides on the side of police officers. but in this case, what do you say? >> this was different. and you're right. when i first saw this, i saw it on air with all of our viewers. >> watching it live. >> earlier today during our 12:00 hour. and i was so horrified and hurt and frustrated that what i do generally say is police officers have a very difficult job, the
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majority of them are very good, traffic stops are so very difficult for them. it is the most dangerous thing, usually, they do, in their line of duty. when i saw this, brooke. i was so hurt and taken aback because i saw the fear in this family's eyes. they didn't want to get out of the car because they were afraid that someone would get hurt. they said that to the officers. the officers were trying to assure them that they weren't going to hurt anyone. and you hear the mother saying people get shot all around the country for this. >> we've seen examples of excessive force. >> and we've seen it, and i can't believe that people are saying that race didn't drive this. because we know when you look at the statistics across our country, african-americans are stopped disproportionately higher than any other race. in fact, there's a new study that came out that says in connecticut over 50% of the cars that are stopped are driven by african-americans, yet contraband is 70% of the time in white driven vehicles. so you can see as a person of
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color what was really going on here. they were being tortured. they were being terrorized for 13 minutes by the very people that are supposed to protect him. and i've got to tell you, and i'm still sort of bewildered at my response because it's so very painful to watch and to see that today, even today, we have a black president, a black attorney general, this kind of nonsense is happening. and this is the stuff that we get to see. imagine what we don't see. >> i hear you. i can't say i can fully understand, but i hear you loud and clear. and to you, rasheed, can you just -- taking all this in, also just as a former officer. when you see what happened in this video, the smashing of the window, the tasing. on the other side, there are people saying why didn't he get out of the car? if police were asking for him to get out of the car, why not get out of the car? what's your read? >> the police are creating theater in these scenarios
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that's not necessary. because you have the authority to do something doesn't necessarily mean you need to do all those things. you have to think outside the box, many times. you have to evaluate the necessity and if a situation warrants this much contact even with the citizens. the police are equipped with all of these sophisticated mechanisms to do their jobs. he has an intercom system on his vehicle. he could've pulled up alongside the vehicle and said blue car, occupants, put your seat belts on. the idea was the intent was for these people to safely operate their vehicle. it could have been communicated to them in such a way that they're actually serving the public interest and not creating this extreme theater that's not necessary. and this is what -- the police officers that are listening to this just calm down. you know, reevaluate what your purpose is when you get out in your patrol car.
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it's to serve and to protect the public. it's the public that's paying your salary. and we have to be cognizant of this in executing our duties because the very authority that you have can be taken from you by the citizens. >> protect and serve. >> they want to be treated with respect and dignity. and for a first offense for a seat belt violation in indiana, it's a $25 ticket. a $25 ticket. since when have we seen a seat belt violation go here? where you have a family terrorized and a man tased and a broken window? when have we ever seen this kind of thing? i mean, i think when you see the protests in ferguson, quite frankly, and you see all of this going on, people are sick and tired. sick and tired of being sick and tired. >> may i please add this, the police officers are trained in any encounter to -- there's two
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things that are going to happen when police get involved. you're either going to diffuse a situation or escalate it. >> right. >> it's clear in this incident, these officers escalated a situation that was totally it could have been avoided. and so now in-service training, sensitivity training, all of these things need to be looked at from a progressive department to try to improve themselves so they can properly and effectively serve their citizens. >> rasheed and sunny hostin, thank you. >> thank you. >> this is now federal. it's coming up next. the family of the ebola patient in dallas just spoke out moments ago. hear what they are saying about his condition. we'll speak with dr. sanjay gupta here with me on set.
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it appears yet another medical worker has been struck with ebola. the organization doctors without borders is reporting that a norwegian staff member has contracted the deadly virus. meanwhile, after tweeting a photo of praying with the duncan
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family, his blood pressure was up, temperature was normal but he's still battling and lung and kidney infection. this is all happening after a video journalist, ashoko mukpo is battling the virus. this is a video of new guinea with experimental suits that the medical personnel wear as they treat the patients in the issue la isolation areas. here he is fresh off a plane in new york. there you were in april and who knew that we would be, you know, to the depths, especially now in dall dallas talking about it, but when you hear about lung and kidney infection with this gentleman in dallas, still in critical condition. >> yeah. most of these patients have ups and downs. we saw that with kent brantly
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and nancy writebol. >> he like walked into that hospital. >> there was concerns that he might die on a thursday and two days later he was walking into the hospital. >> yes. >> the virus invades various organs in the body. it gets into cells and invades multiple organs and that's probably what is happening here with the liver and kidneys, maybe to some extent the lungs as well, he's on a breathing machine. he had been on a critical condition and then improved to serious condition but then back to critical condition. it's a long road, brooke, with all of these patients. >> you think about this nurse in spain who was treating a missionary who had done some work in sierra leone. obviously there has to be protocol. we saw you in the suits and yet there is some sort of lapse. >> i think that's what had to have happened here. we know how this spreads. we know a small amount of bodily fluid, if it gets on somebody's skin, can cause an infection. that's why you see those suits.
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they are not ventilator masks or trying to protect you from an airborne virus. it's to protect your skins. you don't want liquids to seep through that and that's why you have the hood and mask and eye protection. that's it. that's what you're trying to do. there's nothing more magical than that. just protect those infected fluids from touching your body anywhere. somehow that didn't happen here. >> dr. gupta, thank you. thank you so much. >> thank you. we're back after this quick break.
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a quick look at the big board. the dow is down 270 points here. experts say investors in the u.s. disappointing by manufacturing data from germany. i'm brooke baldwin. "the lead" with jake tapper starts now. ebola making another alarming jump and not even a haz-mat suit helped. this is "the lead." the world lead. she only had contact with her patient two times. we're learning much more now about how a nurse assistant has become the first person to catch ebola in the west. the national lead. an isis terrorist bragging about executing syrian soldiers who are digging their own graves. and the bragging is being done in perfect north american english. >> here with the soldiers of assad, you can see them dig