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comey was a republican. rosenstein's a republican. is this a republican conspiracy to remove the president? more than 1,700 people and 700 structures are under threat of volcanic erupgds -- eruptione big island of hawaii. >> this is "new day weekend" with victor blackwell and christi paul. >> good morning to you, an avalanche of new questions this morning about who knew what and when they knew it. >> here's one of the main reasons why this morning -- the new york types reporting despite his strong denials, president trump did know about a hush-money deal that his lawyer made with a porn star several months before he said he did not. >> we've learned investigators are looking into how that lawyer, michael cohen, built up a $700,000 war chest during the campaign as he worked to fix problems for the trump team.
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cnn has more live from the white house. jeremy, between stormy daniels and michael cohen and rudy giuliani, is it possible now for the white house to i guess agree upon one story about this? there are questions about credibility. >> reporter: it doesn't appear that way as of now. as we begin this third day since rudy giuliani gave that interview on fox news confirming for the first time that the president reimbursed michael cohen for the $130,000 payment to stormy daniels, we appear to be still tangled in a web of confusion. it was wednesday night when rudy giuliani claimed that the president had repaid michael cohen for that $130,000. he said it was through a retainer and said later he had spoken to the president directly about the matter before going on air to claim it. yesterday, the president appearing to deny some of what
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rudy giuliani was saying, saying he had to get his facts straight. >> excuse me. excuse me. no, you have to -- excuse me, you take a look at what i said. you go back and take a look. you'll see what i said. >> you said no when i asked you -- >> excuse me, excuse me. you look at what we said. >> reporter: we did look at what he said. and you can, too. check it out. >> did you know about the $130,000 payment to stormy daniels? >> no, no -- >> do you know where he got the money for the payment? >> no, i don't know. >> reporter: according to "the new york times," the president did, in fact, know about the payment months before his made that denial aboard air force one just last month. rudy giuliani, the president's attorney, sought to clarify some of his language yesterday in a statement saying that he was describing his understanding of the president's knowledge, but not necessarily the president's own knowledge. this is the president's own attorney, his newly hired
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attorney, speaking about this matter. yet, there seems to be still confusion and disconnect between the president and his attorney. the "wall street journal" also coming out yesterday with a report outlining how mike may have gained -- how makele co- mn may have gained access to the funds. through two financial transactions, michael cohen was able to gain access to as much as $774,000. rudy giuliani had previously suggested that the president's repayments to michael cohen totaled more than $400,000. back to you guys. >> all right. jeremy diamond, appreciate it. thank you very much. >> thank you. joining me now, cnn political commentator, errol lewis. and cnn presidential historian tim naftali. good morning. errol, let me start with you. the polls show there is no measurable consequence for the alleged affair with stormy daniels for the president. are there any indications that there will be consequences with
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the american people, there are consequences for just flat-out lying to them about knowing about the payments? -- >> i'm not even sure there will be consequences politically speaking. the people who support the president have factored in the strange and untruthful statements that often come from the oval office. i think this might be the tip of the iceberg. that's the -- suggests to me that some of the actions we're seeing from the white house about an affair that allegedly happened in 2006, a onetime encounter, it's out of proportion. if you start to piece together some of the other things that have been reported about possibly there are others who are out there, that there was enough ndas, nondisclosure agreements, floating around, payments floating around, that michael cohen had a sort of sideline business, perhaps even a full-time business clearing up and covering things up for the
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president, it starts to look different. the stormy daniels case, the one case and questionable statements about it, that's one thing. you start to multiply by two, three, four, many women, it looks different. >> rudy giuliani in his interviews on fox said that cohen was paid $35,000 a month for a year, that comes up to $420,000. daniels' deal was just $130,000. giuliani says that the money was to handle this matter and others. are we to believe that the extra 290 was for profit or for other deals? i mean, there has to be some transparency here. >> one of the most important sort of mottos of investigators in the watergate scandal was follow the money. what makes this significantly threatening to the white house is that we are asking questions
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about how the president's lawyer used money, for what purpose, and from whom did he get it. the president has lied to us, clearly, about his knowledge of one, one transaction, a big one, but one. how is money used in other causes, to whom -- other cases, to whom did it go? were the illegal campaign contributions violations of our electoral laws? the public has absorbed the fact that the president is not trustworthy on the matter of his interactions with women. is the public immune from any outrage if it turns out that there was some kind of illegal activity involving money during the campaign? we don't yet know. >> tim, let me start with you. you talk about the damage to the white house because of this, because if the president, if the reporting from "the new york times" is accurate that the president knew months before he denied that he knew the source of the money, he also lied to
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his press secretary, sarah sanders. she back on march 7th said this about the president and those payments -- >> i've had conversations with the president about this. and as i outlined earlier, that this case had already been won in arbitration. and that there was no knowledge of any payments from the president, and he's denied all of these allegations. >> so if the president knew and she then at some point knew not only of payments to cohen for legal work, right, but for this transaction specifically, how can she effectively still do that job? >> she can't, again, if we were in a normal presidency, republican or democratic. she would resign or would have been fired by now. again, in the watergate period, when ron ziegler, the then-press secretary, when he lost the trust of the room, the white
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house correspondents, he was out. the white house -- even though the white house was continuing a cover-up, it understood that there are certain rules. this administration doesn't seem to care. they're blowing through these -- rejecting these norms. normally it would matter. i think the question is the president's challenge is that if you look at his poll numbers, they've improved a little, but we're talking about a small improvement in the 40s. this president has not been able to move above the lower 40s in approval, i'm talking about on the average. >> yeah. >> for -- since the 100th day of his presidency. yes, his supporters, his base don't mind apparently that he lies. but the rest of the country minds a lot. if he wants to build a winning coalition for this november and two years from now, he's got to do something because the lying isn't working. >> errol, let me come back to
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you. and rudy giuliani, after the president and back and forth with reporters at andrews, he said that rudy giuliani was going to release a statement. he d. let me read first as he writes, "there is no campaign violation, the payment was made to resolve a personal and false allegation in order to protect the president's family. it would have been done in any event whether he was a canadian -- whether he was a candidate or not." does that absolve anyone of potential campaign violations here? >> well, no. certainly if it's a violation, it's a violation. and why and when or whether you commit the violation is really not all that important. the other thing to keep in mind is that rudy giuliani himself had a day prior in an interview with sean hannity that can you imagine in all of us came out before the election -- he connected it. he sort of made clear that,
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again, an event that allegedly happened in 2006 had been publicly disclosed in 2011, sudsly gets resolved in the -- suddenly gets resolved in the closing weeks of the campaign. the president's lawyer says it was precisely because of the impending election that had to get resolved. to say this was routine business, this would have been taken care of at some point, clearly a contradictory story. i think he, rudy giuliani, is falling into the same problem that sarah sanders, that you illustrated has, that is the president has one strategy, one set of facts, one set of spin to put forward to the public, and then he'll -- it will change on a dime as circumstances change. and the president can skate through that with his poll numbers intact, low as tim points out, but intact. it's not so easy for everybody else to do that. >> we'll continue to talk about the specifics of the reporting from "the new york times." also from the "wall street journal" about this -- these lines of credit from michael cohen.
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errol lewis, tim, thank you both, and of course we'll get to the broader question of the president's credibility. there will be a time when this president has to reach out to the american people and go to that reserve of goodwill and credibility he's built up. is he squandering that now? former president george h.w. bush has been discharged from a houston hospital. he's been there for nearly two weeks now. an infection spread to his blood after the -- this all happened, of course, after the funeral for his wife, former first lady barbara. a spokesman for the 93-year-old former president said, "his doctors report he's doing well and is happy to return home." >> consider this -- 350 earthquakes in 24 hours. and a neighborhood surrounded by lava. what is next for the people on hawaii's big island? this is the story of green mountain coffee roasters dark magic told in the time it takes to brew your cup. first, we head to vermont. and go to our coffee shop. and meet dave. hey. why is dark magic so spell-bindingly good, he asks? let me show you. let's go. so we climb. hike. see a bear. woah.
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too close for comfort. >> i think so. >> fountains of hot lava, toxic gas, and the nonstop earthquakes. people on hawaii's big island have dealt with more than 350 small earthquakes just in the last 24 hours as they try to get out of this area where this active volcano is spewing lava from the kilauea volcano, specifically. it's already destroyed at least two homes. >> as you might imagine, the earthquakes are only making things worse, opening up more cracks in the road for the lava to fill. friday's 6.9-magnitude earthquake could be felt hundreds of miles away. one woman said it felt like living in a movie. it is a scary scene. what's even scarier, experts can't predict where the destruction will head next. >> reporter: volcanic eruption spewing lava and toxic gases on
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to the big islands. the eruption stemming from a series of cracks in the rift zon zone,miles from the volcano. walls of smoke shown billowing as the vent collapses leaving behind a red, rocky surface, similar to that of mars, with gaping holtz giving us a glimpse of the orange liquid magma smoldering below. and this time lapse shot last week shows gushing rivers of lava flowing as night turns to day. residents are fleeing from their homes as forests burn and roads break open. >> you could feel the heat coming from the ground. yeah, there's heat coming up out of this. >> reporter: officials warn that the sulfur dioxide levels are extremely dangerous. more than 700 structures and 1,700 people are within the mandatory evacuation order. >> now we have about 100 people up here at the facility at the shelter. we just got another wave of them
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that were evacuated because the volcano and erupting more on the street. >> lava is coming out. this is real. >> reporter: at the center of the activity lies the community of leilani estate. a resident there captured this lava fountain shooting over 1 feet into the air. >> down the road, all we heard was a boom. what is that? and all of a sudden you smelled the surface, sulfur -- the sulf sulfur, sulfur dioxide. we knew something was happen. within minutes, smoke, and now we see the lava coming across the street. this fissure is opening up. this is our next eruption. >> reporter: the eruptions part of a massive geological event sent off by the collapse of the crater floor. that collapse led to hundreds of earthquakes this week which continued to jolt the big island. >> the tough part about this eruption is that it's unpredictable. we don't know which way the lava is going to flow, and we are
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planning actively for every contingency that we can think of. >> the leilani subdivision is most at risk here. the large cracks that haven onned up are in this one -- that have opened up are in this one neighborhood, and they're releasing more of that lava. >> meteorologist allison chinchar with more. the pictures alone are unbelievable. there's a bigger threat right now than the lava. what is it? >> you think lava, what could possibly be worse of a threat than that. it's the one that you can't see. and that's that sulfur dioxide gas that they talk about. it does have a very atrocious, strong smell. you will at least be able to smell it. but you can't see it. and that's the problem. even in low doses, it can cause breathing problems. but in those high doses which, yes, they are measuring, it can be fatal. and so that's one of the big concerns. the other concern, these earthquakes are expected to continue. those toxic fumes will continue as more of the fissures or
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cracks begin to open up. so the ultimate question is why is this happening. let's explain geology 101 if you will. you basically have the volcano here. magma begins to build up underneath this. but it doesn't have to be directly under the volcano. it can spread for tens of miles out away. that leilani estates community is over 25 miles away from the center point of the volcano. but as that magma builds up underneath, it builds pressure. that pressure has to be released somehow. so you get the cracks that form or the fissures. the lava can then come up through that, as well as the toxic gas and steam. and that's where the problems are. it's also a problem because you don't know where more of these fissures will pop up. hence, the evacuations. another concern is also the earthquakes that we've had. so let's take a look at some of those numbers because they're quite impressive. we had a 6.9 magnitude
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yesterday. it was only five kilometers deep, but 3.1 miles. that's incredibly shallow. we actually had a minor tsunami with this. we saw the sea surface levels rise about 40 centimeters, give or take, about 15 inches. nothing huge, but it goes to show you the intensity that that earthquake was. most of the other earthquakes have been really small, but coming in clusters. take between monday and thursday of this week, we had about 100 u of them. then you had about 100 just on friday alone. in the last 24 hours, we've had over 350. you can tell the pattern is that they're increasing, especially not only in frequency but also as well as in size. here's the thing, we had a 5.0 thursday, a 5.4 and a 6.9 on friday. and we're starting to notice more of those fissures beginning to open, we're up to six now. not all of them having active stuff come out. but the point is, they're open. you could have them at any point
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in time releasing some of those toxic gases. >> here's my question -- when we say an earthquake that already sounds urgent, puts you on alert. when you're talking about this many earthquakes and the threat, how significant is the threat from the earthquakes themselves? the damage they might do and how they my grow? >> right. the 6.9 did cause some minor damage. not to mention the lava can cause damage. that's why these evacuations are in place. unlike, you know, hurricanes or flooding where we can kind of pinpoints where this stuff goes -- pinpoint where this stuff goes, this acts more like wildfires. it is almost impossible to know where they will pop up. the lava, when it does come pout, we don't know where it's -- come up, we don't know where it's going to go. because of the multiple concerns, they're telling people if you're there, get out. >> allison chinchar, thank you very much. more turmoil in the white house medical unit. this time the vice president's doctor has suddenly resigned.
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you've all seen on television, all over the papers, the illegal migrants pouring up through mexico, flooding the border. many from central america, honduras, all oever coming up b the thousands. we're stopping them at different fronts, but we don't have laws. we have laws that were written by people that truly could not love our country. >> that's president trump railing against people trying to come into the u.s. he made the comments as i had administration announced it was -- as his administration announced it was ending temporary protective status for almost 90,000 hondurans, giving them 18 months to leave the country or risk being deported. >> hondurans were granted the status after hurricane mitch devastated the country in 1998. last year in a similar move, the administration scrapped the protective status offered to haitian immigrants after the 2010 earthquake. cnn white house reporter jeremy
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diamond with us now. jeremy, what did the president say specifically about immigration? >> reporter: the president yesterday during his speech at the national rifle association throwing out red meat to the crowd. and of course that always includes the topic of immigration when it comes to president trump. he promised that his current administration is maxing out the current u.s. laws. >> illegal immigration must end. illegal immigration must end. we are going to have strong borders. i will tell you we have maxed out every law. we are going to have truly strong -- and we're going to take people into our country, but they're going to come on merit, not based on picking somebody out of a bin. >> reporter: the president's comments there came as the department of homeland security announced the end to the temporary protected status for nearly 90,000 honduran immigrants. the protections dating back to
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the late 1990s as you mentioned. they will have 18 months now to leave the country or find some other arrangement to stay in the united states, perhaps another visa, if they are able to obtain that. the previous administrations before this one have typically extended the temporary protective status when they come up for renewal. this administration has ended multiple series of temporary protective statuses, bringing to a total of nearly 430,000 immigrants living in the united states under this temporary protected status who now will have to leave in the coming months and years given the administration ending those programs. >> all right. we appreciate it. thank you. sharp criticism hitting special counsel robert mueller's team, and this from a federal judge in virginia related to the bank fraud case of trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafortment that case was brought to him by mueller's team. the judge seemed skeptical at a
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hearing hearing. here's justice correspondent jessica schneider. good morning. >> reporter: a federal judge in virginia seemed to rep mapped the special counsel's -- reprimand the special counsel's team in the case against former campaign chairman paul manafort. judge t.s. ellis lost his temper while expressing doubt that the special counsel is acting within its scope or properly following its mandate. remember, paul manafort is facing 18 counts including bank fraud in federal court in virginia, that's on top of the counts he faces in washington. the criticism from his lawyers is that these charges don't relate to the campaign, and therefore, they go too for for the special counsel. so judge ellis is a reagan appointee, he echoed some of the concerns and said this in court, he said, "you don't really care about mr. manafort's bank fraud," the judge said on to the special counsel's team. instead, the judge said that the special counsel was only interested in manafort because
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of what he could provide that would lead to the president's, quote, prosecution or impeachment. the judge continued to say that's what you're really interested in. the judge also continued to say we don't want anyone in this country with unfettered power. it's unlikely you're going to persuade me the special prosecutor has the power to do anything he or she wants. the american people feel pretty strongly that no one has unfettered power. of course it was friday morning, a hearing on manafort's motion to dismiss the virginia case because he does contend the special counsel went too far in charging him with crimes that don't directly relate to the campaign. the judge will rule on that at a later date. in the meantime, the judge will be giving access to an unredacted 2017 memo from deputy attorney general rod sfrirosens that spells out the special counsel's authority. the memo will remain sealed, and only the judge will be able to see it. that will cast more light for the judge on how broadly the
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special counsel's powers are as to what they can investigate, and remember that this is the memo that explicitly said the special counsel could examine paul manafort's lobbying work in ukrein and, notably, whether manafort himself colluded with government officials during the 2016 campaign. joining us live errol lewis, political commentator and anchor for spectrum news. errol, good to have you, thank you for sticking around with us here. i want to throw something at you. michael flynn-w, he was convict of -- on these charges and was expected to flip. was there a point from judge ellis that this was the whole shebang for mueller, that manafort, they're waiting, doing this to try to get him to flip? >> reporter: that may well be. the judge is speculating about
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the prosecutor's strategy. one area where the judge has it wrong -- i looked at the letter authorizing the appointment of the mueller investigation, and it says pretty clearly there's a -- there's supposed to look at possible russian involvement, but there's a subline that says any matters that arise from the investigation. the idea being that this is the justice department. they're trying to get to the truth. they're not going to overlook crimes they discovered along the way, even if the crimes seem to be somewhat far afield. it's easy for us on the outside thinking of hollywood movies, thinking of frankly political and illegal strategies we've seen play out in the past to imagine that. the thing that mueller wants to do is to get manafort, trap him on some level, find uncharged conduct and charge him and get him to talk about other stuff. strategically, that is what we would expect him to do, that's what we've seen in the past. the judge was saying that there
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ought to be limits to that. and that both sides can be, i think, perfectly accurate and correct in this case. it may be that there's a crime they came across, and they charged him with, it including mortgage issues in new york that have nothing to do with anything political. yeah, that may lead to some other findings. i think the judge goes a little too far when he speculates about impeachment and all the rest because there's no indication that any of that is motivating the investigation at this point. >> okay. i have to ask you about something else. vice president mike pence lost his doctor. she left, dr. jennifer pena. she accused ronny jackson, the mt.'s former doctor at the white house there -- the president's former doctor at the white house there, of overstepping his authority in the case, particularly of the second lady, of karen pence there, potentially violating rights and disclosing to staff.
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she said he treated her unprofessionally, she was uncomfortab uncomfortable. do you think she left because jackson is still there, and jackson is due to possibly be promoted by the senate armed services committee to a two-star general? is this the right time to do that with all of this happening and no investigation into it? >> yeah, i would think that dr. jackson has had a turn in the barrel, as you might say. there seems to be so much fallout that that is probably what is driving this. that white house office, something that most of us probably never thought about or knew much about, its operations as far as dispensing medication, now there are privacy issues. the way this which that office operates is crying out for some outside attention. this, i think, is one more piece of evidence that what we might have assumed was something that could be taken care of and that there were no problems, actually has quite a lot of problems. they date back to more than one
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administration. >> yeah. because ronny jackson has been there for 12 years. no doubt about it. always appreciate your voice. thank you. >> thank you. president trump will meet with south korean president moon jae-in at the white house later this month to discuss the historic summit that's coming with kim jong-un. we'll have details in a moment. your company is constantly evolving. and the decisions you make have far reaching implications. the right relationship with a corporate bank who understands your industry and your world can help you make well informed choices and stay ahead of opportunities. pnc brings you the resources of one of the nation's largest banks, and a local approach with a focus on customized insights. so you and your company are ready for today.
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we're doing very well with the hostages. we're in constant contact with the leadership. we are in constant contact with north korea. we've actually worked out a time and place which will be announced shortly. >> where -- >> and -- very soon. >> president trump there obviously keeping the suspense going as to where and when the meeting will be with kim
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jong-un. however, ahead of the historic summit with the north korean leader, we know he'll be meeting with south korean president moon jae-in at the white house on may 22nd. >> meanwhile, the status of the americans in north korea is still unclear. president trump hinted they may be released there soon. you'll remember giuliani said midweek that they were going to be released on thursday. cnn international correspondent alexandra field is live in seoul. what do we know about the summit? >> reporter: you heard the president say a date and time has been set. it isn't clear when he'll reveal what the location is. certainly the administration has suggested that they would look at the dmz. they threw some weight behind the idea of doing it there, that would be an optimal place from the optics perspective. there's also been talk about hosting this summit in singapore, a more neutral location. again, the announcement has not yet been made. still the plans for the summit are continuing forward. the korean national security chief traveled to washington, d.c., to meet to discuss that
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summit with the u.s. national security adviser, john bolton. bolton at the same time has been loudly knocking down reports that president trump has asked the pentagon to craft plans for how to potentially draw down the number of u.s. troops permanently stationed on the korean peninsula. the administration and the president himself are loudly saying that troops will not be a negotiating chip. the number of troops will not be on the table when the president sits down with kim jong-un to discuss denuclearization. that conversation could happen in just a matter of weeks. that's the timeline that the white house had initially set out. in the interim, we are seeing south korean officials do everything they can to protect the atmosphere of calm at the peninsula. just today police confronted demonstrators who gathered nor the dmz hoping to release balloons with anti-pyongyang propaganda into north korea. that would be a violation of the agreements that were struck at the north korean and south korean summit that happened just about a week ago.
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both sides agreed to cease hostile action. the same time, the question remains will north korea make another good-faith effort, a goodwill gesture, by releasing detainees. it seemed imminent when the president's attorney, rudy giuliani, announced a release would happen on thursday. the president hasn't set a date for that. but certainly, you did hear him expressing some confidence that it would happen and that we would be getting good news on that front. again, not clear when it could happen. >> yeah, the president tweeted out, stay tuned, and everyone will be. alexandra field in seoul, thank you very much. so there were steep losses early in the week certainly. but oh, stock market bounced back yesterday. job growth picked up. the new york stock exchange, more on that. stay close.
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u.s. market pulled back from pretty deep dives on friday thanks to job growth picking up and unemployment falling below 4%. >> paula newton has been taking a closer look at the health of the u.s. economy. >> reporter: hey there, the u.s. economy is breaking records, and stocks are surging. the new jobs report shows that unemployment fell below 4% in april. get this -- that's the best level since 2000. there is one caveat to all this, both job growth and wage growth were lackluster. and i know a lot of americans will be feeling that in their paychecks. meantime, investors didn't quite know what to make of all of it as trading began. the dow opened down more than 100 points at the close, but the major markets all ended firmly higher. meantime, though, in washington, president trump took that victory lap. >> i thought the jobs report was very big.
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the big thing to me was tracking -- you'll tell me how long it hasn't been done, it hasn't been done in a long time, full employment. we're doing great. the stock market is up 35% since the election. and now i think really they're waiting to see what's going to happen on trade because we're going to have incredible trade deals announced. >> reporter: let's be clear, a trade deal with china at least hasn't materialized yet. negotiators who traveled to beijing to try to put an end to the ongoing trade dispute are back in washington. china says the two sides have made progress, but of course there are big differences that remain. you will want to continue to watch that trade story in the weeks to come. >> thank you to our paula newton there in new york. kristina fitzpatrick is here to tell us why you made the big hats for more than just looks at the kentucky derby. >> that's right. the hats might come in handy
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because there's rain in the forecast. plus, we'll show you what horse has the best odds of winning. it may not be the favorite. stay tuned. do you go to school with kids of other religions? >> all different. >> do kids make fun of you because of your religion or because you cover your hair? >> i had things like that last year because i moved to a new school. a kid would make fun of me for having long hair. >> when the kids were bothering you, you never thought i should go home and take this off and get a haircut, try to blend in? >> i actually think that i'm lucky to be a sikh. i'm happy that i'm that.
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leagues. for a little perspective, his first hit was all the way back in 2001. pujols reached the milestone with the single in the fifth inning gains the mariners. he's only the second player ever from the dominican republic to reach the mark joining adrian be beltre. he focused on staying healthy and refused the traditional gatorade bash. >> too cool! go ahead. [ cheers ] my gosh. >> he had to get prepared for that one. his teammates not letting him off that easy. pujols is just the fourth player in history to get 3,000 knocks while also hitting at least 600 home runs. the other three players in that group, hank aaron, willie mays, and alex rodriguez. an elite group that is. game three of the person conference semifinals friday. steph curry in his second game back after returning from a sprained knee injury. he could just never find a rhythm, missing 13 of his 19
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shots. you know who did find their rhythm -- rajon rondo and anthony davis. rondo had 21 assists on the night. in the past decade, rondo has had two 20-plus-assist games in the playoffs. every other nba player combined has zero. anthony davis added 33 points including this monster slam as the pelicans win 119-100 and cut the series lead to 2-1. the most exciting two minutes in sports will take place today at the 144th kentucky derby. all eyes will be on justify, the favorite to win for the run for the roses ee eroses today. y he -- the roses today. he is trained by bob baffert. keep an eye on the post because ten kentucky derby champions have come out of that gate. audible drew the lucky spot this year. as far as the worst post, gate 17. no horse has ever won out of that post. and those big hats may come in handy today. 65% chance of rain in the
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forecast. post time is at 6:50. and my favorite to win, lone sailor, she is -- the horse owned by the same owner that owns the pelicans. so her name is gale benson, she's be busy flying back and forth to nba games. >> my grandfather always said on a sloppy track, dead on the long shot. >> nobody's going to be putting hats in the rain. i can tell you that now. costing way too much money. >> very true. >> thank you. president trump knew about the hush money payment to stormy daniels months before he told the american people. >> we didn't know about it until we knew about it. michael cohen took out lines of credit giving him access to up to $774,000. >> the judge in manafo

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