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premise that one person wrongfully convicted is a grave injustice. >> i don't know what the outcome of this is gonna be. but this is a good case. i knew we were right. i think it's a good system. a look into isis ugly propaganda. this time trying to justify their enslavement and sexual abuse of women and girls. these women have all lost sons, coming up, an exclusive sit-down interview with mothers of slain americans, trayvon martin, michael brown, and eric garner. what they have to say about race in america. also ahead here, model beverly johnson shares a familiar story. the sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of bill cosby. welcome to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world, you're watching cnn live coverage, i'm natalie allen.
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the terror group isis released a disturbing manual that describes details on how to properly beat and rape non-muslim women held and beaten as slaves. according to their rules, they can have intercourse with a girl before she reaches puberty. it is quite an alarming document. and joining me now is cnn's ian lee with more on it and reaction that is probably there to come in the region. ian? >> reporter: well, natalie, this is something we have been hearing and know has been going on for quite sometime. it now has been coming out in a formal way, we talked to three residents in mosul in iraq about this pamphlet, and they confirmed it.
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and like you said, some very horrific things coming out from it. as you said, the fighters having sex with young girls, owning them as slaves, beating them if they get out of line. really a horrific manual on how to own slaves. and looking at it even further, it talks about trading women. it also talks about having them -- or also talks about having them do your beck and call, do your bidding. it really is quite a horrific manual, natalie. >> well, you know, considering what we've seen from isis already it is sad to say that this is not completely surprising. we know how they treat people. we know how they regard non-believers. is there any way of knowing right now -- are there numbers, ian on how many women and children isis has taken?
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>> well, you're right there. it really is -- their interpretation of islam. and it really is a strict form. so anyone who does not adhere to that strict form of islam can be taken as a captive and is considered a non-believer. so it is really hard to get an exact number of who or how many slaves that they do have. but there has been international outcry from muslim groups all over, saying that this is a barbaric interpretation of islam. that this is not what true islam is. but this group owns a large swath of territory. and the moderate voices in there will not be heard. their voices are in danger. so this is likely to continue. >> all right, ian lee for us. we'll continue to provide you more information on this
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pamphlet. i'll be interviewing you more on isis and their beliefs, and what we are learning from that. thank you, ian. well, it is another day of headaches for passengers flying through london heathrow airport. a critical element went down on friday. the travellers had to deal with long lines and plenty of frustration. the system is back up and running but the officials expect delays well into saturday. we get more on it from cnn's jim bolden. he is at heathrow. >> reporter: there are flights now landing and taking off at london's heathrow airport. but london is in chaos because of flights, earlier in the afternoon, the control system went off line and many flights were cancelled or delayed. many flights had to be diverted. it is causing chaos well into saturday night. british airways, easy jet are
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telling passengers to check before they come to airports. their flights could very well be disrupted. many passengers are of course very frustrated. they say they're not getting enough information from the airlines of what was happening. and it could be because there were conflicting reports of how the transportation system could fail. some are saying power failure, some are saying a computer glitch. then a technical glitch. i may have go-- it may have gon only an hour or so passengers are diverted. flights are cancelled. and the officials say it could well be saturday afternoon to when things get back to normal. british air ways say they well refund anybody who is not able to fly. but a lot of airlines and the uk government said how can this happen? we saw a glitch in the computer system last december. they wanted to know how an
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airline system could be brought down by a glitch. they have ruled out other elements, there will be an investigation to see how the london air space could turn into chaos at least for friday and saturday because of a technical glitch. jim bolden, cnn, heathrow airport. >> has to be frustrating for the people there. and as we said it could be a few more hours before everything is straightened out on saturday. coming up here, trayvon martin, michael brown, tamir rice, eric garner, names who have become symbols of racial injustice in the u.s. but for the parents, they were much more than symbols. up next, anderson cooper's exclusive conversation with these mothers.
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. in the u.s., protesters demanding an end to what they call police brutality will take to the streets again in just a few hours. some of the largest protests will be held in new york city and washington, d.c. in recent weeks, demonstrators have marched after a grand jury decided not to indict police officers in the deaths of michael brown and eric garner. but as cnn reports, the outrage has been building for sometime. >> reporter: thousands take to the streets of new york.
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chicago, oakland and dozens of cities in between. the protesters are a cross-section of race, age and economic status. a justice system in their eyes that is failing people of color. the movement gained momentum from a series of cases that exploded onto the national stage. >> and i just grabbed my firearm and shot him. >> reporter: february of 2012, george zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer shoots and kills trayvon martin, an unarmed black teen. as the authorities investigate the case and prepare to take it to the grand jury, zimmerman is allowed to go free. protests erupt. the story became page one news. the president even weighs in. >> my main mentssage is to the parents of trayvon martin. you know, if i had a son he would look like trayvon martin. >> reporter: six weeks after he
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shot and killed trayvon martin, george zimmerman is charged with second degree murder. his heavily watched and heavily debated three-week trial results in an acquittal. in august of this year, another unarmed black teen is shot and killed, this time by a police officer in ferguson, missouri, michael brown allegedly stole cigarettes from this convenience store, leading to a run-in with police. officer darren wilson confronted brown in the street, a confrontation ensues, wilson fires repeatedly at brown and kills him. protests are immediate. response by some are tough. some destroy property. eventually the national guard is called in. a week and a half after brown's death, a grand jury begins to investigate whether charges are warranted against officer wilson. their investigation goes on for months as do the protests. finally in late november, the
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grand jury's decision. >> they determined that no probable cause exists to file any charge against officer wilson. >> reporter: within the hour, the worst fears of ferguson and the rest of the country are realized. the non-violent majority drowned out by the destructive forces of the few. as the grand jury neared its decision, another tragedy was playing out in yet another city. this time in cleveland. this confrontation, between police and a 12-year-old boy. seen in the security video, tamir rice is waving a pellet gun around the park in cleveland. a witness calls 911. >> in the park by the west boulevard rapid transit station. and there was a guy with a pistol acting like he was pointing it at everybody. >> reporter: police respond, but the dispatch fails to relay a vital piece of information. that it could be a fake gun. >> the officers ordered him to show his hands and to drop the
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weapon. and the young man pulled the weapon out and that is when the officer fired. >> reporter: 12-year-old rice is pronounced dead at the hospital. the death is ruled a homicide. the weekend after his death and as emotions from ferguson still smolder, another high profile case was coming to a conclusion, eric garner who was taken by a new york city police officer with what appears to be a chokehold died shortly after his altercation with the police. his death, ruled a homicide. the grand jury investigates whether charges would be filed against the officer who did the takedown. after over three months of proceedings, they decide not to indict. deborah feyerick, cnn, new york. >> trayvon martin, michael brown, tamir rice, and as you saw there, eric garner. they have become symbols in the controversial debate about police brutality and injustice.
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the mother of these four men spoke exclusively with cnn's anderson cooper about their struggles and lack of faith in the police. here is part of that interview. >> when you saw that videotape, did you think well, this time the grand jury is going to indict? leslie? >> i really didn't know. to be honest with you. because i was so for sure that they would indict the officer that shot my son. without a videotape. because you had so many live witnesses, they were just as real as the videotape. so -- >> you don't have a lot of confidence in the system as it is? >> not at all. not at all, not at all -- >> and i know people said it will make a difference in the garner case but we have to
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remember the video wasn't broken. it was the system that was broken. the video showed us what happened. and can you imagine, anderson, what the narrative would have been if what happened to our son if there was no video? >> that is right. >> a tall, big black man resisted arrest and we never would have known and they would have swept his death right up under the rug. >> you believe that, too, if there had not been a video -- >> oh, yes, they already had a story put together. before they seen the video they didn't know that there was a video. so the police officers, all the ones that were involved, there was a statement. and i saw it. that what they said happened to my son, the video came out the next morning and i guess the police were so surprised that "the daily news" had it frame by frame in the paper. >> i talked to eric adams who is the borough president in brooklyn, a former nypd captain,
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an african-american man. and he said that all the stuff he learned in the police academy, as soon as he got on the actual force and got under the wing of veteran officers, they basically said forget about the stuff you learned in the academy. you will do real policing on the street. and he said the way he was taught to police in african-american communities was different than on park avenue and largely white communities. now, i talked to the head of the police union who said that is not true. >> that is true. >> i wonder about your belief. your perception of the police. >> that is true, what he is saying. because i have family in law enforcement. and they tell me the same thing. there is that blue wall of silence, even if you don't want to comply. then you are -- pushed to the side. you are given the dirty work. you know, an outcast.
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so most of the time even if they don't want to comply, they will. >> do you think if your son had been -- this is a hard question to ask. if your son had been white and a police officer came to a park where there was a little white kid playing with a toy gun he would have had the same perception of threat? >> no, for the simple fact, my neighborhood is where i live at, it is just where i live at. the neighborhood i live in. >> you're saying it is a tough neighborhood? >> yes, it is. and if you think it is a difficult question it's not so difficult for us, because we're on a different side. it is an easy question for us. i think my son's race and the color of his skin had a lot to do with why he was shot and killed. >> the way he would perceive it -- >> yeah, originally, i was under the impression that it was the hoodie. it was the possibility that because he had on the hoodie
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that that was the reason why. that was just one of the reasons. the main reason why he was shot and killed was because this neighborhood crime watch was looking for an african-american who had been breaking in houses around there and he picked the wrong teenager. my son was not break ing in any houses or creating any crime. >> how do you think it can be changed? >> i think we need divine intervention, people are not just changing overnight. it is a more deep rooted hatred that people have no african americans. and if you're not african american, a lot of people don't understand. they don't quite get it. they just think we're complaining about something that doesn't exist. and we're living this every day. this is our life. >> we have to have more people in the community. we can't have police officers that come in our community and police us and go home, and live
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in another community. they're not vested at all. they don't care about canfield. they don't care about tamir. >> for instance, in ferguson you have a police force 90-some officers. i think only three african-american officers, you would like to see a police force that more represents the community. >> there is more understanding on what goes on in the community first of all. and they care. if you don't understand you will never care. and some people, they walk back and forth to the store all day. and some people get in their car just to ride around the block, not doing anything. but you have these officers that come up and they think they're suspicious, why do you think they're suspicious? they can't go for a walk or a ride? i mean you see people in white areas that come out to walk their dogs and take a job. does it make them look suspicious, even in their neighborhood? >> much to talk about with race and police operations, when it comes to blacks in this country.
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and we'll have more from anderson cooper's emotional interview with these mothers. next hour we hear from tamir rice's mother and she recalls the devastating moment after her son was shot by police. police in the u.s. are looking for a man suspected of shooting four young people outside an oregon high school. police say the suspect may be affiliated with a gang and was seen running off with two other men. >> this was initially believed, based on the information we had to be an active shooter situation. as it turned out we got here pretty quickly and determined it was not. the shooter never entered the school. and the shooter and associates left the area very quickly. >> three of the victims are in the hospital. one was treated at the scene. the school system's website says the high school enrolls about 200 students who have either been expelled or dropped out of public high school.
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many of the students are homeless. next here on cnn, the damage done by a tornado that touched down in southern california.
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well, the past 24 hours have brought devastating mudslides to two parts of the world. one in indonesia, another in california.
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let's start with eug yooeshz indonesia at least eight were killed, dozens missing, a massive search and rescue effort is ongoing. the mudslide swept away more than 100 homes. let's look into more about what causes landslides, because it is not just in indonesia, as i mentioned. derek van dam joins us, california saw the same thing. >> yes, they saw more of a mudslide, which is more of a liquid mud that rushes down mountain sides. let's talk about what happens in java before we move to california. a terrible tragedy in java, the world's most populous island, by the way. lately, this area has been hit with rainfall persistently. that rainfall builds up into the
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mountains. this is very mountainous terrain across central java. heavy rainfall soaking into the soil before actual gravity just takes over and becomes so heavy that eventually the mountain and all the earth debris, including rocks and trees and whatever shrubs there are on the sides of the mountains just give way and eventually slide down the slope at very, very past paces. just basically tearing up anything in its path. this is basically a disturbance in the natural stability of a slopeside, just taking over the weight. not only in java have they experienced what is called a landslide, but on a different perspective, we've seen brief mudslides. which is more of a viscous type
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texture. and this area here in california being inundated with storms in the past 24 to 48 hours you can see it is moving to the central parts of the united states. we're starting to get a clearing trend. but not before it created this. look at the footage coming out of los angeles, an ef-0 tornado touched down in los angeles. yes, very, very rare. only four tornadoes on average in the entire state of california over a course of a year. there has only been 404 tornadoes since 1951. if we come back to my graphics, you can see why this is significant. we have a scale that determines the strength and intensity of tornadoes. in california, we typically get the weakest of the tornadoes, 57 to 85 miles an hour winds. but look at what can occur, damaging winds, can you imagine
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what ef-5 tornadoes create. we think about moore, oklahoma, a couple of years ago. well, this is the tornado damaged scale, called the enhanced fujita scale. you can see it ranges from mild damage to incredible damage. natalie, just a bit of information for you. >> well, california has been getting pounded. you would think the one thing they can avoid would possibly be a tornado, but no. well, the u.s. house narrowly avoids a government shutdown. so why is the senate pushing back on the trillion dollar spending package? we'll look into that just ahead. also, a famous supermodel now says she, too, had inappropriate encounters with comedian bill cosby. why she says things could have been much worse. we'll hear from her after this. they take us to worlds full of heroes and titans.
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welcome back to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world. you're watching cnn live coverage, i'm natalie allen. our top story, isis has announced that their inflatement of sexual abuse of non-muslim women and children is permissible. isis members distributed information containing the guidance on rape and enslavement after friday prayers. a jewish family was wounded friday when a palestinian man threw acid into their car. israeli authorities say the family stopped to pick up a hitchhiker when the man attacked
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them. the wounded hitchhiker chased the man who turned on him with a screwdriver, ultimately another man shot and wounded the suspect. and heathrow warns that friday's air traffic control incident may cause delays well into saturday afternoon. investigators are still trying to determine what caused the hour-long disruption. a spokesperson for the air traffic control system says the system was not hacked. a u.s. official says anyone in the cia involved with the u.s. spy agency's controversial interrogation techniques could be prosecuted. and also says the techniques could be considered war crimes. downing street officials have confirmed that britain requested sections be deleted from this week's report on the cia report before it is published. >> reporter: publication of the cia torture report has handed a
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propaganda coup to governments best described as the united states's foes. china came out urging the u.s. to correct its ways and to modify its respect for torture. north korea is calling on the united nations security council to censor u.s. officials. they have been accused of violating human rights, calling on the perpetrators to justice. now all the countries have something in common. they themselves have appalling human rights records. david cameron came out and said torture was wrong under any circumstances and said its use would undermine the authority or the government or agency using it. however, what david cameron didn't spell out is that britain may be complicit.
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and he urged the cia to better cover its tracks. he said he offered at one stage the cia what he called a quiet place for operations but denied knowledge that that location was then used as a secret torture facility or so-called cia black site. now, the united nations and international human rights groups are urging cia torturers and u.s. officials responsible for this program to be brought to justice, but the united states is not a member of the international criminal court. the likelihood of u.s. personnel facing an international trial is very limited. cnn, london. the u.s. senate meets in the coming days on the expected vote on the enormous government spending package. it could avoid a dead lock that could shut down the government.
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now senators from both parties are trying to make last changes. here is cnn's aaron mcpike. >> this, by definition was a compromised bill. >> president obama acknowledging the new political reality in washington that he has to deal with republicans. >> this is what is produced when you have the divided government that the american people voted for. had i been able to draft my own legislation and get it passed without any republican votes i suspect it would be slightly different. that is not the circumstance we find ourselves in. i think what the american people are looking for is practical governments and willingness to compromise. that is what this bill reflects. >> but elizabeth warren, nancy pelosi and other democrats are fuming. >> there are a bunch of professi provisions in this bill that i do not like. >> specifically, it dramatically raises the limits that donors
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can give to political parties. >> the american people are disgusted by wall street. >> but in addition to funding obamacare programs, and manufacturing initiatives the president points out it keeps the government functioning in crises. >> one of the important things in this legislation was that it allowed us the funding necessary to battle isol, to continue to support our men and women in uniform. we put a lot of burdens on our defense department and our armed services over the last year, some of which were anticipated, some of which were not. this bill also contains the necessary funding to continue to make progress on our fight against ebola. both at home and abroad. >> erin mcpike, cnn, the white house. we'll wait and see what action the senate takes on monday. well, new allegations this week from a model who claims bill cosby drugged her and got
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violent. beverly johnson auditioned for the cosby show back in the '80s, but after a meeting at cosby's apartment she said the night took a turn for the worse. johnson spoke with cnn's allison camero camerota. >> we went to the living room area where he had this elaborate espresso item there. he offered me a drink before i was to do the scene where i played a drunk woman. i didn't know that that had anything to do with it because the part was for a pregnant womanment i said okay. and he made this cappucino. i said i didn't want to drink coffee. it would keep me up late at night. he insisted i try this cappucino. that would be the best coffee i ever had. so i relented and he gave me the
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coffee. i took one sip. and i felt something very strange going on in my head. >> describe the sensation in your body that you started feeling immediately. >> well, the first sensation was you know, a little -- woozy. and so then i took another sip -- and after that second sip, i knew i had been drugged. it was very powerful. it came on very quickly. the room started to spin. my speech was slurred. i remember him calling me over towards him as if we were going to begin the scene then. and he placed his hands on my waist. i remember steadying myself with my hand on his shoulders. and i just kind of cocked my head.
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because at that point i knew he had drugged me. and i was just looking at him, and i just asked him the question, that you are an mf, aren't you? >> yes, you cursed at him. you were conscious enough to know what was happening and you confronted him. what is interesting about your story, beverly, we have heard an eerie story from now more than 20 women. and they all describe bill cosby as having drugged them. but they wake up after the fact because they lose consciousness. you somehow kept the presence of mind not to lose consciousness and you confronted him. and tell me about the exchange and the angry bill cosby that confronted you back. >> well, i immediately went into survival mode. i knew that he had drugged me. and i wanted him to know that he had drugged me. so the only word i could get
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out, and i don't swear, was mf. and i kept saying it to him. louder and louder and for a moment he stood there, looking at me like i was crazy. and then it happened very quickly. he immediately grabbed me and started to drag me towards the stairs that went downstairs to the outdoors. and i was you know, stumbling around, trying to you know grab my handbag and i really didn't know where he was taking me. but we ended up outside. and it was still dusk. so it was pretty light out. and all i remember is him you know, grabbing me by one arm and him flailing for a taxi with the other. i remember kind of looking around at people, and people were really recognizing that that is bill cosby. and a taxi stops. he opens the door and he throws
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me in there. and he slams the door shut. and i somehow get my address out to the taxi cab driver. >> you escaped, from something else worse happening. i just want to read what you wrote in vanity fair what you wrote. i recall him seething, and grabbing my arms and yanking me down a bunch of stairs. as my heels clapped, i felt my neck was going to break with the force he was pushing me down the stairs. that is an anger picture of bill cosby than we've seen. >> yes, he was angry, he was upset. trying to get me out of there as soon as possible. i didn't know that at the time.
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i had a little heel on. and i was totally trying to remain conscious. but my body was -- you know, very -- you know, almost as if i were intoxicated. >> yes. >> that i couldn't get my balance. i was fearing that i was going to you know fall down the stairs so i was trying to be conscious not to fall. and he is dragging me down the stairs. and all i remember after i got in that taxi cab driver and actually telling me somehow my address, i just remember saying did i just call bill cosby an mf? i was concerned about him. not me. >> yes. hm. beverly johnson says she doesn't want cosby to suffer as a result of her story, but she does want more victims to come forward. cnn has reached out to cosby's
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attorney, martin singer about johnson's allegation but has not heard back yet. overall, the comedian's camp has strongly and persistentally dend all 23 allegations that came forward, including johnson. and the nfl has denied appeal for a season-long suspension for star runningback adrian peterson who was suspended for hitting his son with a sick. peterson told espn he would appeal the decision in federal court and was also considering retiring. the 2012 most valuable player will not be eligible for reinstatement until april. an israeli family stops to help a hitchhiker and ends up
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welcome back, a palestinian man is accused of throwing acid on an israeli family. it is the latest in a string of attacks on the west bank in recent weeks and tensions are only escalating following the death of a palestinian minister. cnn's ben wideman is in
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jerusalem. >> reporter: there were confrontations with israeli troops, south of jerusalem and the west bank a palestinian man was detained after an acid attack on a family and hitchhiker, according to the statement from the israeli army. that statement said the vehicle carrying a father and four girls had stopped to pick up an israeli hitchhiker when the palestinian man stopped to pick up the family and the passenger with acid. the army said the wounded hitchhiker and another civilian chased the attacker who turned on them with a screwdriver. another civilian driving by tried to stop the suspect with his vehicle and shot him in the leg. the man was reported to be in an israeli prison from 2004 and 2007 for activities related to
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islamic jihad. the israeli authorities had ramped up protection in the area following friday prayers. hundreds of people clashed with israeli troops, according to eyewitnesss, many were injured including one by live ammunition. jerusalem. well, there is a rare phenomenon at one of the most famous natural wonders at the grand canyon. in a moment, we're going to take you to the grand canyon and show you the cloud canyon effect as you can see right here in this time lapse video that was created. we'll explain in just a moment.
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more now on that interesting phenomenon that happened at the grand canyon that we are renaming for the moment the cloud canyon. now, derek van dam is here to tell us how this happened. derek, this is a pretty cool time lapse outside. >> yes, this actually occurred in the course of only 15 minutes, natalie. this is called a total cloud inversion. very cool stuff. this is of course a time lapse, 15 minutes sped up into one.
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to me it looks like a bubbling cauld cauldron, or even tide going in and out. what is happening here? well, let's talk about it. basically, usually what we would see in the atmosphere as you go up in altitude the temperature actually cools. well, what happened here is the cold air was trapped in the grand canyon with a warm layer just above it. and so we call this an inversion. that is where the temperature as you go up in height or altitude actually warms. that is not a natural occurring thing in the upper levels of the atmosphere. so it basically trapped the cloud cover within the grand canyon and created this almost ethereal look and feel to it. kind of spooky if you ask me. but really a beautiful sight, nonetheless. people are taking pictures lighting up social media. i have been re-tweeting these images all night. this is called a total cloud
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inversion and go check out that time lapse on here is the latest satellite loop. the actual storm system responsible for this total cloud inversion is the one we have been discussing over the western half of the united states for several days in and out. you can see how it moved across the u.s. state of arizona bringing plenty of cloud and moisture. and again, that has helped just trap in that layer of cooler air across the grand canyon with the warmer air just above it creating a beautiful sight. unfortunately, it was not so beautiful for southern california. there was actually a tornado that was reported into the southern suburbs of los angeles on friday morning that occurred actually at 9:20. no injuries or deaths to report. however, it did cause minor damage across this area reported as an ef-0. an enhanced fujita zero rating. we still have flash flood warnings, across the bay area and nevada. but the good news is, the storm
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system weakens and we have sunshine for the greater area. all right, the latest on the nut gate story we first reported yesterday involving korean airlines. well, the ceo is apologizing for his daughter's behavior and said she will resign from all company posts including vice president. he blamed himself for the nut rage incident, simply saying he had reared her badly. last week, his daughter, heather cho, demanded the airport turn back to the gate and a flight attendant removed all because she was served macadamia nuts in a bag in first class instead of on a plate. she also issued an emotional public apology. >> i sincerely apologize for causing trouble for everyone. i'm sorry. i am stepping back from management front. i have no other plans. >> in addition to her role as vice president, cho was also in
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charge of in-flight service for the airline. well, the movie exodus is now out in theaters, but the biblical blockbuster is causing quite a stir. some people are criticizing the filmmakers for what they say is the movie's lack of historical accurac accuracy. >> reporter: exodus, it is the latest biblical movie to hit the big screen. and it is awash for its controversy. in the film, moses looks like that man. the hebrew is played by a guy famous for making meth. and the queen is someone more tied to aliens than egyptians. >> you see what you would sort of expect to see what happened 50 years ago in hollywood, which is a but of white people slathered in bronzer, that is going to be difficult for people to follow. >> the book is better than you
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imagined. he says exodus sends a dangerous message. >> that whitewashing biblical characters was used by white empirialists to further the idea that black equals bad, and white equals holy and good. >> the director cast it as a simple business decision, telling the magazine i can't mount a film of this budget and say that my lead is mohammed so and so from such and such. i'm just not going to get it financed. instead, joel edgerton from australia was cast as the egyptian pharaoh, ramses, the man backing the film, tweeted since when are egyptians not white? all i know are. with $140 million budget at stake and twitter flooded with
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the hash tag boycott movie, they are under pressure to expand their view. >> well, we have quite the journey to tell you about now and to show you. it took her nearly ten years, but a dutch adventurur adventur traveled through antarctica. cnn's robyn curnow has more. >> reporter: a dream come true. she arrived in the south pole on her tractor, essentially accomplishing her goal. in four years she traveled nearly 40,000 kilometers, with a tractor, a tent and a dog. making her way through europe.
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befrie befriending people in africa. can you tell me where i am? >> you are in malawi? >> reporter: and even helping out where she could. but it was a journey riddled with setbacks, and loneliness. >> because i would really like to be embraced. >> headed into the final leg of the trip, she missed the boat from south africa to antarctica and had to wait four more years to get the sponsorship for her journey. but this week armed with a new tractor and a team, she did finish it. >> so absolutely happy, and in awe, and it feels that me, and
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the tractor has actually made it to the south pole and that this seemingly impossible story has actually got its beautiful happy ending. and i'm so grateful for that. >> she set out on the mission to see the world through her own lens and to prove if you really want to do something it can be done even if it takes time. robyn curnow, cnn, atlanta. >> how about that one, a lot of patience as well. finally, at this hour, the most successful launch of the most powerful rocket to blast off from california. there it goes, officials didn't specify what the atlas 5 was carrying except to say the pay load was from the national reconnaissance office. i'm natalie allen, i'll be back with your next hour's news. we'll hear from the mothers of the four african-american men who died. it sparked a conversation about
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race. see you in a moment.
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a disturbing path produced by isis. we'll tell you what it says abtz enslaving women. long lines a glitch in london's air traffic control system is over, but travelers still need to be patient. this was blocked just weeks ago. look at it now. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. you are watching cnns continuing live coverage. i'm natalie allen. isis says the enslavement and sexual abuse of women and children is