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tv   Early Start with Christine Romans and Dave Briggs  CNN  April 10, 2017 1:00am-2:01am PDT

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. the secretary of state rex tillerson taking a hard line on russia's involvement in sierra, ahead of his trip to moscow as mixed messages emerge from the white house. and an aircraft airier headed towarder the korean peninsula. the state of play moments away. a lot to get to, thanks for joining us welcome to early start. i'm boris sanchez. >> i'm christine romans. >> the world is waiting to see president trump's next move on
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syria following last week's missile strikes on a government airfield. but top administration officials seem to be putting out a muddled message. rex tillerson telling abc news the strike was aimed only at deterring further use of chemical weapons, not aimed at regime change. >> we are hopeful with the work of russia and use their influence to achieve areas of stabsation throughout syria and create -- through geneva in which we can engage all the participates forward and through that process we believe the syrian people will ultimately be able to decide the fate of ba s shar al assad. >> haley said stability is one
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of them possible with assad is president. >> there's not any option with assad at the head of the regime. it's going to be hard to see a government peaceful and stable with assad. >> haley also says the u.s. is calling out russia and iran for their support of the assad regime. the u.n. ambassador warning tougher sanctions is not off the table. all this comes hed of tillerson's high stake's meeting with russia. our coverage this morning beens with ryan nobles in washington. >> reporter: good morning. the big question for the trump administration is what's next when it comes the crisis in syria? is the airstrike a one-time thing to keep assad from using chemical weapons or the start of
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a move involved u.s. follows support the removal of assad. the matter is more complicated than assad. you have the relationship between russia and vladimir putin. secretary of state rex tillerson meets with the russian foreign minister. he will put pressure on their allies to eliminate any further chemical weapons. boris and christine. thanks. now that the smoke has cleared following the strikes has anything really changed for answers and perspective let's bring in cnn international
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correspondent ben wedeman we're turkey's border, has anything changed since the airstrikes? >> reporter: underground no, from videos we have seen coming out where the chemical attack took place is that the syrian government, the regime the army has gone back to business as usual. not using chemical weapons but all the other weapons, conventional weapons at their disposal to hit a variety of targets. we understand dozens of people have been killed since last tuesday's attack that left 89 people dead, so for ordinary syrians living in opposition held parts of the country it is bloody business as usual sort of in the larger geopolitical arena, yes things have changed that after years of dithering
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the united states did actually strike the syrian regime, since 2014 there have been coed airstrikes but we are seeing a refocus on assad and less talk about the war against isis that's been going on since 2014 and has been the focus of u.s. policy since then but for ordinary syrians nothing has changed. >> nothing has changed seven years of civil war. the trump administration is flexing its military muscle in the western pacific powered karl vinson is heading toward the
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core crime scene peninsula. cnn's alexander feel is tracking it from seoul. this deployment is different, right? >> reporter: that's right, you have got some 30,000 u.s. troops permanently stationed and u.s. aircra aircraft carriers, off the waters. the deployment to these waters comes from officials in washington as a direct response from pyongyang, some two dozen missile launches in the last year alone and evidence according to the experts based on at satellite imagery, it is a
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flexing of muscle as you points out according to the south koreans it shows the gravity when dealing with north korea, we have now learned that all options are being explored when it comes to encountering the nuclear threat. those are strikes condemned by north korean officials who site those strikes as evidence for their need they say for nuclear weapons, he launched an enter continental missile which are believed could reach the united states. it is now a global security
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concern. alex, is there any clear indication that that sixth nuclear test is imminent? >> reporter: this is very difficult to say when and how north korea will except we know there are times for maximum exposure, we are hearing from seoul it could come this month. south korean officials closely watching north korea say it could be an opportunity to conduct another missile launch or nuclear test. >> we will keep our eyes on that. thanks so much. we learned that coalition and opposition forces joined up near the jordanian border.
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all the attackers were destroyed fortunately with no coalition casualties. tragically one casualty, a army specialization officer, the identity of the fallen american has not been released. this is the first american combat death there this year. the death toll rising to 49 with isis claiming responsibility for both terrorist attacks in egypt. threatening more violence to come. attacks on two coptic churches, let's go live to tan tt's go ln
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bring in cnn's ian lee. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you can see there's extra security today at this coptic church different from the scene yesterday. they said there was a lax security which allowed that bomb to be placed inside. at least 2,000 people were crammed in there for palm sunday service. people said when it exploded one eyewitness said he saw smoke, body parts and his friend was there in front of him. he tried to get him to a hospital but he wasn't able to make it. he showed us his shirt he was holding that had blood all over it. isis claimed responsibility for it. here in egypt going back to december where they attacked a
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cathedral in cairo, isis has said this is just the beginning of attacks. they have been given a three month state of emergency, the president saying these people will be held accountable, but today there are a lot of people in this christian community wondering why security hasn't been stepped up because of these threats. they want answers and justice. >> and wondering if security gets stepped up as the holy week gets underway. one of the most controversial stories, is it inner workers of the white house and in-fighting of two of his top aides. we'll break it down next.
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welcome back, good morning the trump administration drafting an executive order to investigate how certain imports affect the trade deficit. the goal to find out if it is lowering prices and hurting competition? if it is happening officials say it would lead to tariffs, and affect things like steel, aluminum and household goods and appliances. last summer they raised the tax on metal to 500%. while tariffs are possible, a white house official says it could result in no impact -- a new week an new hope for peace in the white house following truce talks this weekend at mar-a-lago. steve bannon and the president's
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son-in-law jared kushner, they are in rifts with president trump allegedly telling them to work it out. they were ordered to attend a meeting on friday with the chief of staff reince priebus, the president trump reportedly telling them we've got to work this out. a kind of battle to keep an iey on as we move forward. top kept kt mcfarland who witnessed the ouster the mike flynn and current arrival to h.r. mcmaster, mcfarland says she will stay on, an o fshl says it appears to be months away. chief justice roberts will
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administer the private oath and then the judicial oath at the white house rose garden at about 11:00. gorsuch clerked for justice kennedy and a first time that a former clerk is going to take the bench with his former boss. gorsuch was confirmed friday postally along party lines at republicans made a historic decision to go nuclear to get him confirmed by a simple majority votes and ending the filibuster. so many stories to keep up with? >> that and any other administration it would be the top going on. >> the sexual aharassment claims against bill o riley, details next. harassment claims
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against bill o riley, details next. harassment claims against bill o riley, details next. so you're having a party?
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the parent company of fox news launching investigations against bill o'reilly, they promised to launch a probe after she and walsh called the company hotline. he promised to get her a job at fox news -- delta airlines is still hoping to get back to normal today after cancelled flights from powerful storms last week,
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thousands of passengers have been stranded during one of the busiest times of the year. as operations normalize. i had three cancellations in five days. >> officials trying to figure out who hacked every single one of the tornado sirens in dallas setting off this sound for a full 95 minutes. now that's irritating. a spokeswoman says -- had access to the hub and scared many dallas residents and delayed 911 calls. >> when it looked like sergio garcia was about to make a mess of another champion, the pride of golf unravelled another, this
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eagle putt tied justin lee. all he needed to do was two-putt but fish buf finished it off in style. he admits he was getting tired of being the best player to never win a major and now after putting on that fancy jacket, he says he could be the only to win one major. >> obviously the they are friends but they were so cool and the competition is amazing. >> you could see the relief on his face. major shifts in the geopolitical landscape after the u.s. sends missile strikes into syria, what's the next move? and is pyongyang taking notice with an american aircraft
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carrier on the way?
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we're hearing conflicting message as the white house plots what to do next in syria and now the secretary of state has harsh words for russia. and american aircraft carrier headed toward north korea. >> always great to be here with you christine. we are half past the hour and this morning, the world is waiting to see president trump's next move on syria, following last week's airstrikes on a syrian airfield. rex tillerson telling abc that the news was only used to deter
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further chemical weapons by assad, not a regime change. >> we are hopeful that we can work with russia and use their influence to achieve areas of stabilization throughout syria and create the conditions for a political process through geneva which we can engage all participates on a way forward and through that political process we believe the syrian people ultimately will be able to decide the fate of bashar al assad. >> nikki haley says what she calls multiple -- in syria and one is not possible with assad as president. >> there's not an option with assad at the head of the 'gem. if you look at his action if you look to the situation it's going to be hard to see a government that's peaceful and stable with assad. >> haley also says the u.s. is calling out russia and iran for
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their support. and warning that tougher sanctions against the country is not off the table. a high stakes meeting with the russian foreign minister this week, the message is clear, quit propping up assad. >> reporter: good morning. the big questioner the trump administration is what's next when it comes to the crisis in syria? is a strike on the airfield a one time thing specifically desi designed to keep assad from using chemical weapons or the start of a u.s. policy to support the removal of assad? you have the fight against isis raging in this region and the relationship with russia an vladimir putin. rex tillerson will meet with
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european officials. he will put pressure on their allies to eliminate any chemical weapons they have. just days after the attack on the airfield fighter jets were taking off to the same location where the chemical attacks took place. >> thank you so much for that. the trump administration is flexing its military muscle in the western pacific. the 97,000 ton karl vinson has more than 65,000 employees on board. alexander field is tracking the development for us live from seoul. >> reporter: good morning, tensions high, the u.ss vinson
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left here after training exercises just last month. its return indicating the seriousness with which u.s. officials take the north korean nuclear threat. it is what you say a show of force of flexing of u.s. muscle. it backs up the 30,000 u.s. troops permanently stationed inseoul south korea, and the return is a direct response to the provocations from pyongyang, their talking at a series of provocative measures, four ballistic missile tests and coupled with their intention to test an intercontinental ballistics missile test, it is the reason why you are hearing
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words being echoed out of washington over an over now that the white house is looking at all options when it comes to encountering the north korean nuclear threat. officials are watching closely saying there could be another missile launch soon and could be another nuclear test soon, it is impossible to predict when they will take these types of actions, they are erratic for sure, but there are a couple of high profile events in april including a celebrated day the founder's birthday celebration and officials say that could be a time where you could see provocative action being taken. >> two bloody palm sunday church bombings in egypt with isis
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claiming attack. they are threatening more violence to come. the target of two coptic churches, just a few days away from easter. let's bring in cnn's ian lee. this is only a string of deadly attacks of coptic christians in the country. what is the government doing to protect them? >> reporter: not enough according to christians, they say yes, there's security out in front of churches and there are guards there with ak-47s but say this is just the veneer of security, that they don't provide actual security and say this isn't just unique to tanta or across the country where chris ch christians go to church, one man said i just want to pray without fear. the chief of police in the
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region, he was axed by the government but they say that's just a display. it done provide what the people need as real security and that's because isis is also saying they're going continue these attacks up and through easter and they say that christians have become their favorite prey so a real ominous warning, they declare add thr declared a three month state of emergency, to make arrests and hold people indefinitely though it has been criticized by human rights groups, but these are intense times, there was another bombing in cairo that killed a dozen people, an we see these slowly increase since yesterday's attack and there's a lot of concern among the
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christian community here that their churches won't be safe. thank you. we learned that syrian opposition forces teamed up on the joint military base near the jordanian border, 20 to 30 isis operatives tried to storm the base with a car bomb followed by a ground assault with fighters wearing suicide vests. we're told the vehicle and attackers were destroyed. >> tragically there's one casualty to tell you about, a army specialist soldier was killed. the identity of that fallen american soldier has not been released. there are 8,400 u.s. troops stationed in afghanistan and is the first in 2017. we forget there are americans stationed all over the globe trying to protect us.
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>> president trump stepping in to stop the infighting between his two top aides.
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the trump administration drafting an executive order to investigate how certain imports affect the trade deficit. the goal is to find out if unfair dumping of goods is lowering prices an hurting u.s. competition. if the results show that's happening, administration officials say it could lead to tariffs, and targets things like steel, aluminum and household goods, they slapped several tariffs on chinese steel. it marks his pledge to go after those who take advantage of u.s. trade policies.
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check out the trend manufacturing employment since 2000, a drop then a tiny recovery since 2010. u.s. manufacturing output is an all time high but employment is down. that speaks to automation more than anything and a problem that president trump will have to confront. experts say that's a bigger deal than trade deals. there were talks at mar-a-lago, but not the kinds you would expect. steve bannon and his son-in-law jared kushner are in the grips of a deepening rick that the president has ordered them to work it out. the two have very deep philosophical differences from everything from trade to involvement in the u.s. in the mideast, trump told associates if the relationship doesn't
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turn, he's going to take action. they were ordered to attend a meeting with reince priebus to hash it out. >> the revolving door continues to spin. kt mcfarland who witnessed the ouster to mike flynn and rifarrl to mcmaster is to become the ambassador to singapore. this morning neil gorsuch is said to be sworn in as the 101st associate justice of the supreme court. there there will be a private is ceremony and a public ceremony
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at the rose garden. it's going to be a symbol i cic moment because gorsuch clerked for justice kennedy. the republicans changed senate rules to get him confirmed by a simple majority vote. manhunt intensifying of a man who may be planning attacks to religious groups. a manifesto was sent to trump. >> reporter: the manhunt is underway for the man who police say mailed a 161 page manifesto to president trump last week,
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authorities released this video of him mailing the manifesto, the rock county sheriff describ described its contents. >> reporter: it's a long laundry list that he believes the government and society and the upper class have put frortd orw to the rest of the citizens. >> reporter: schools and churches were put on high alert. after they were put on the manifesto, last tuesday he allegedly robbed a gun shop where authorities say a large quantity of high-end guns were stolen. police found his car on fire nearby with evidence of arson. police are cautioning everybody that if they see him not to approach him that he is armed and highly dangerous, the fbi is
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offering a $10,000 award for any information that leads to his arrest. thank you. a state that just passed a law offering free tuition to middle class students. free college. we'll tell you what it means for the rest of the country and we get a look at money stream next. so you're having a party?
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how nice. i'll be right there. and the butchery begins. what am i gonna wear? this party is super fancy. let's go. i'm ready. are you my uber? [ horn honks ] hold on.
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don't wait for watchathon week to return. [ doorbell rings ] who's that? show me netflix. sign up for netflix on x1 today and keep watching all year long. pbig headlines from the syra strikes to bill o'reilly, aleck baldwin back on "snl." >> i've also been in the news this week, apparently several women have accused me of exciting opportunities here at fox news. i look fantastic, and can i tell you something i actually see a
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lot of myself in you bill. >> thank you mr. president and thank you for coming to my defense when no one asked you to, went as far as saying quote bill o riley did nothing wrong and that's based on? >> hunch, just a loose hunch. >> but you're not familiar with the case. >> i am more familiar than say health care. >> at war with isis but assad is a close ally he wants to work with to defeat isis, even though -- who trump just bombed. here is a reenactment of what i just described.
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simple enough, right. >> i think aleck baldwin, the split screen with aleck baldwin as bill o'reilly was terrific. >> although he said he might not be doing the trump impersonation very long. days of cancelled flights, the delta had storms hit the main hub last week, delta warning more cancellations are possible as operations normalize. officials are trying to figure out who hacked every single one of the tornado warning sirens in dallas setting off this sound for a full 95 minutes. that is rough. a city spokeswoman said the hacker had physical access to
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the hub that connects all the sirens. the sirens scared many sincitiz of dallas clogging up the 911 lines. >> it's really serious when you consider there's been so much severe weather. >> all right. severe weather today this the great lakes region. meteorologist karen maginnis has froerk f forecast for us. >> reporter: as we look at thunderstorms could be severe from chicago, indianapolis all the way down towards little rock, dallas and into austin texas. about 17 million people under that slight risk of severe
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weather and around chicago, green bay and across st. louis, further south into dallas afternoon and evening thunderstorms with strong winds, maybe hail, and can't rule out a tornado. the temperature start off great. april is that kind of month. monday is great. 70s then we go into the middle of the week, take a look at this, new york city temperature take a real nose dive ten to as much as 15 degrees, then after the weekend jumps back up so that's the hope of spring. >> thanks. spring means golf. just like when sergio was about to write another mess, he was unraveling at the back 9 until he had this eagle to tie justin
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rose. they were going at it a long time and long time friends and teammates, all garcia needed to do was two-putt but finished it off in style to win his first major on his 74th try. he admits he was getting tired of being the best player to never win. you see the look of relief on his face. >> that dual with his friend justin rose, they were thrilled and so happy for each other all along the way. let's get a look at money stream. stock futures higher, investors want to know if higher interest rates and prospects of deregulation are helping profits? many are at record highs. at asia are mixed.
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new york is the first state in the country to now offer free tuition that covers state universities and city of new york locations, the cap will start at $100,000. those eligible ranges from about $6,500 at four-year schools for a little over -- this is tuition paid for families would have to cover room and board. new york governor andrew cuomo proposed the bill in january and they built it into this year's budget passed late sunday night. the governor is expected to sign the bill this week. other states are not far behind. lawmakers in rhode island and others are not far behind. pepsi's kendall jenner ad may have been pulled but saturday night is giving it one final burn.
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>> time for a quick redo? >> let's invite kendall to set. 45 seconds. >> i got to go i'm son the set of pepsi. >> i know, it's cute, right? >> oh, yeah, pepsi apologized for the ad last week saying it missed the mark and it did. one last final run of that unfortunate ad. >> early start continues right now. the secretary of state rex tillerson taking a hard line on russian involvement in syria, ahead of his trip to moscow as messages emerge on the syrian conflict. and an american aircraft carrier heading toward north korea. more on mission and the state of play moments away. good morning. welcome to early start bright
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and early. it is monday, april 10th, 5:00 a.m. on the east coast and the world is waiting and watching to see the president's next move on syria following last week's missile strike on a government airfield. top administration officials seem to be putting out a muddled message on the fate of assad. recollection tillerson told abc news that the strike was only to deter further use of chemical weapons, not at regime change. >> we are hopeful that we can work with russia and use their influence to achieve areas of stabilization, and engage all participates on a way forward and through that political process we believe the syrian people will ultimately be able to decide the fate of

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