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the president leaves for the g7 in a few hours and leaving early. president trump will defend tariffs after another twitter tirade at world leaders he will meet with directly today. a long time senate staffer arrested for allegedly lying about leaks. his reporter has her e-mail and phone records secretly seized. and finally something everyone in washington can agree
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on. stanley cup heads to d.c. for the first time in franchise history. they got it done in vegas last night. good morning. welcome to "early start." a good morning in the nation's capital. >> it is friday. i'm christine romans. finally june 8th. 4:00 a.m. in the east. air force one is wheels up for canada and the g7 summit. president trump will not stay long. he plans to leave quebec tomorrow morning skipping climate change and environment and oceans summits. expecting a brawl with allies over trade. on thursday afternoon, he questioned if it made sense for him to go. he will be outnumbered on key issues. our sources say the president was told cancelling would make it look like he is shrinking from a fight he started. with that on his mind, the president told advisers he will enter talks swinging. >> no official reason to leave
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the g7 early, but we speculate it is for the north korean summit. >> i think i'm prepared. it is about attitude. it is about willingness to get things done. >> news of the president's early departure came as he fumed late on twitter. he aimed policies at advisers. we have correspondent pamela brown with more. >> reporter: good morning, dave and christine, president trump arrives in canada to meet with the g7 leaders. it appears he is looking forward to meeting with america's adversa adversary, kim jong-un, than america's allies. before heading to canada, the president engaged in a twitter spat with french president macron. sa
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saying trumpneither do we. justin trudeau is hosting the g7 saying they are charging the u.s. massive tariffs. this is setting the stage for the awkward meetings with president trump and some leaders of america's allies. president trump has been telling his aides questioning if he needs to go to canada. questioning if anything worthwhile will come out of the meetings. his aides warned him this is important. back to you, dave and christine. >> pamela brown. thank you. president trump saying there is no need to do prepare work for the summit with north korea. that doesn't bother his secretary of state. >> there were few days that i left the oval office after having briefed the president that we did not talk about north korea. over months and months and days and days, president trump has been receiving briefings on this issue. i'm very confident the president
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will be fully prepared when he meets with his north korean counterpart. >> he may even invite kim jong-un to the united states. >> which is a fascinating development in this relationship when you go back to a year with the exchange of "rocket man" and "do "dotard." kim jong-un is a murderous dictator. ordered his half brother and uncle killed. >> with the closest allies, there is nothing but friction. >> optics of the next couple days. he . >> -- >> here is what the president said about all this yesterday. >> this is not just a photo-op. we will start with a good relationship and that is something important to the ultimate making of the deal. i would love to see it could happen in one deal. maybe it can.
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>> president trump not the only world leader with a twitter fail. japanese prime minister shinzo abe coming up short in the twitter diplomacy department. he looks forward to the fruitful talks with his great friend president trump. take a look below. he retweeted one tweet slamming jeff flake as a flake. the post was deleted. a long time senate staffer arrested in a probe of unauthorized leaks. 59-year-old james wolf is the former security director for the senate intelligence committee. prosecutors say he lied to fbi agents in december with contacts with three reporters. in cases, using an encrypted messaging app. he is due in court later today. >> in weathconnection with the
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investigation, prosecutors seized phone and e-mail records of one of its reporters. the government did not obtain the content of the calls. the reporter had been dating wolfe for three years. she denied receiving classified information during the relationship. prosecutors are not letting up on the efforts to deter leaks that were used under the obama administration. it appears rudy giuliani's act is starting to wear thin with president trump's inner circle. the day after the president's lawyer said this. >> insulted the vice president. they insulted his national security adviser. he said we are not going to have a summit under those circumstances. kim jong-un got back on his hands and knees and begged for it. >> secretary of state mike pompeo responding saying this. >> we're focused on the important things. i know rudy.
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rudy doesn't speak for the administration when it comes to this negotiation and set of issues. >> giuliani weighed in on the stormy daniels saga and if melania trump believes her uss abo -- her husband's alleged affair. >> i don't think there is a slight suspicion it is not true. >> the day later, the first lady's spokeswoman said i don't believe mrs. trump has ever discussed her thoughts on anything with mr. giuliani. anything at all. the first lady has never publicly addressed the stormy daniels story. as for a response, giuliani tells cnn he never interviewed melania trump about stormy daniels. >> that was clear that the first lady's office making it clear. rudy giuliani does not speak for melania trump. >> he is clearly there as a mouthpiece for the president, on the russia issue. it is not clear if president trump is uncomfortable with how
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often rudy giuliani is speaking and the matters speaking on. >> that was a very pointed response from her office. another day, another story about scott pruitt using his office innappropriateinappropri. the embattled epa administration used security details to r run errands for him. picking up his dry cleaning and drive around looking for lotion. the epa spokesperson did not deny the story. he follows the same security detail. pruitt regularly sent subordinates out to pick up his favorite treats. the epa declined to comment. a bold prediction from mitt romney, the republican candidate in utah, believes president
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trump will win a second term. he has called the president a fake con man. he made the prediction during a retreat in utah attended by high profile business leaders. according to "the associated press" mr. romney says i think our friends will nominate someone out of the american mainstream to the culture. and romney has been lamenting his bombastic style. and fighting to save zte. this reverses the deal with china. zte will pay a $1 billion fine. it will change its entire corporate leadership in 30 days. it will imbed a u.s. chosen
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compliance team within the company. i have never seen something like that. the commerce secretary sauce th -- secretary says this is the first time it has american oversight. zte violated u.s. sanctions and selling to iran and north korea. it lied about punishing the violat violators. the company has been linked to trade talks with china. this could mean it will buy more u.s. goods. lawmakers are concerned the white house exchanged a trade win for national security. senator marco rubio says this will do nothing to keep us safe from corporate and national skuecurity es pee espionage. >> a nation am security threat. we need to remind you. for the first time in 44
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years, the washington capitals are stanley cup champions. caps with the game winner with 7:30 left in the third. they win ending a remarkable run by the golden knights in the first year of existence. there he is. ovechkin. alex ovechkin winning the conn smythe trophy and hoisting the cup overhead. he skated around the ice in front of fans in vegas. kudos to the captain. celebration in the nation's capital. check this out. first championship in washington since 1992 when the redskins won the super bowl.
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looks like no violence, but always a rowdy scene when a city the size of washington wins a title. the guy back in the middle. put that shirt back on. >> alex ovechkin. is it heavy? >> i have not touched it. we tried not to as reporters. what a great scene. >> pure joy on that guy's face. >> you won't see more joyful scenes. 12 minutes past the hour. another troubling video out of mesa, arizona. >> i'm done. >> no gun. >> no gun. >> a second investigation of the excessive force by police is under way. yo, and your current trent hasn't worked well enough, it may be time for a change. ask your doctor about entyvio, the only biologic developed
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mesa, arizona police facing more questions about use of e excessive force. >> where's the gun?
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>> no gun. >> the department releasing body cam footage of a 15-year-old boy arrested and charged with arnme robbery. after review of the body cam footage, officials launched an investigation and two officers were placed on administrative leave. in the beating of robert johnson, additional officers on administrative leave bringing the total number of officers on leave to five. police releasing the report saying johnson was aggressive calling them names and spitting. one of johnson's attorney says there is a lot in the report we disagree with. the police chief will hold a conference this afternoon to talk about the excessive force investigations. a new york city man facing deportation after trying to deliver a pizza to ft. hamilton military base in brooklyn. pablo showed his identification card last week as he had done several times before. this time the undocumented
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immigrant was asked to get a daily visitor pass. officials claim he signed a waiver permitting a background check which revealed an active warrant for deportation. >> he tells the new york post saying that is a lie and he did not sign a waiver. new york governor cuomo says they secured legal counsel for him. alarming new numbers from the cdc. suicide rates increased by 25% across the u.s. between 1999 and 2016. more than half of those who took their own life had not been diagnosed with a mental health issue. numbers went up in every state except nevada. researchers suggest an economic factor related to the number of suicides out west since people in rural areas have less access to mental health.
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there are steps to help like conversation and follow-up if you see warning signs in change of mood or behavior. some breaking news. authorities in germany arrested four iraqis allegedly linked to isis. the men joined the organization in 2013 and 2015 and one is suspected of being an accomplice to war crimes and murder. including a dozen explosive attacks between 2006 and 2008. in ten of the attacks, members of the u.s. military were wounded or killed according to prosecutors. 19 minutes past the hour. problems keep mounting for facebook. 14 million of you had posts shared publicly even if they were meant to be private.
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more than 100 deaths now blamed on the guatemala volcano. close to 200 people are missing. guatemala officials are vowing to launch an investigation to see if necessary protocols were followed. 6 six children are being treated for burns in texas. officials in hawaii say lava flows have destroyed about 600 homes since kilauea's eruption on may 3rd. fissure eight sending a huge
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toxic plume of laze along the coastline. the geological survey says the volcano has released enough lava to full 45 olympic-sized swimming pools. facebook facing another privacy problem. 14 million users around the world had default sharing set to public. the glitch occurred during a new feature. >> after the discovery, facebook went back and changed the settings by all users to private. affected uses are getting a notification. this signals a transparent approach to problems going forward. new progress in the search for signs of life on mars. nasa says organic matter found in soil from the 3 billion-year-old mud stone found by the kcuriosity cover.
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co -- curiosity rover. rover detected methane in the atmosphere. the simple organic substance found in other places in our solar system that could support life. rea rea researchers call it a breakthrough. g7 leesaders ready to do business without the u.s. president trump is so unimpressed he is leaving early.
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the president leaves for the g7 in a few hours and leaving early. he'll defend his new tariffs after a twitter tirade at world leaders he will meet with directly today.
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a long time senate staffer arrested for allegedly lying about leaks. his reporter has her e-mail and phone records secretly seized. and finally something everyone in washington can agree on. stanley cup heads to d.c. for the first time in franchise history. welcome to "early start." a good morning in the nation's capital. >> it is friday. i'm christine romans. finally june 8th. >> i'm dave briggs. air force one is wheels up for canada and the g7 summit. president trump will not stay long. he plans to leave quebec tomorrow morning skipping climate change and environment and oceans summits. expecting a brawl with allies over trade. on thursday afternoon, he questioned if it made sense for him to go. he will be outnumbered on key issues. our sources say the president was told cancelling would make it look like he is shrinking from a fight he started. with that on his mind, the president told advisers he will enter talks swinging.
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>> no official reason to leave the g7 early, but we speculate from trump's own mouth it is not to prepare for the north korean summit next week. >> i think i'm prepared. it is about attitude. it is about willingness to get things done. >> news of the president's early departure came as he fumed late on twitter. against u.s. allies trade policies. he aimed policies at advisers. we have correspondent pamela brown with more. >> reporter: good morning, dave and christine, president trump arrives in canada to meet with the g7 leaders. it appears he is looking forward to meeting with america's adversary, kim jong-un, than america's allies. before heading to canada, the president engaged in a twitter spat with french president macron. sending the first feisty tweet saying trump may not mind being
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isolated, but neither do we. the president targeting back to macron and others on twitter. justin trudeau is hosting the g7 saying they are charging the u.s. massive tariffs. this is setting the stage for the awkward meetings with president trump and some leaders of america's allies. president trump has been telling his aides questioning if he needs to go to canada. questioning if anything worthwhile will come out of the meetings. his aides warned him this is important. back to you, dave and christine. >> pamela brown. thank you. president trump saying there is no need to do prepare work for the summit with north korea. that doesn't bother his secretary of state. >> there were few days that i left the oval office after having briefed the president that we did not talk about north korea. over months and months and days and days, president trump has been receiving briefings on this issue.
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i'm very confident the president will be fully prepared when he meets with his north korean counterpart. >> the president says he may even invite kim jong-un to the united states and perhaps to the white house. let's bring in anna coren overseas. anna, what is the latest? >> reporter: dave, it is interesting listening to donald trump roll out the red carpet to kim jong-un if that meeting in singapore next week goes well. what is the definition of successful talks? the bar keeps moving. is it full denuclearization? initially a deal breaker for president trump. we have not heard that come out of the mouths of the north koreans. will this allow kim to keep the shorter-range missiles and
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giving up the longer-range ballistic missiles? is this good chemistry with trump and come getting along. trump says it will take a little while to put it mildly. ex-expe experts say this could take years if the talks are going to move in the right direction. trump says he would like to see a normalizing of talks. he insists the singapore summit is not just talks. >> this is not just a photo-op. minimum start with a good relationship. that is important to the ultimate making of the deal. i would love to say it could happen in one deal. maybe it can. >> reporter: we have to remember this is a very complex issue that previous u.s. administrations have failed to deliver. obviously there are experts out
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there who believe kim jong-un will never fully give up the nuclear weapons program. they are vital to the regime and to his leadership. dave. >> anna coren live in tokyo. thank you. a long time senate staffer arrested for allegedly lying to federal agents in a probe of unauthorized leaks. 59-year-old james wolfe, the former security director for the committee. he lied about his contacts with three reporters. in some cases, using an encrypted messages app. he worked under leadership of both parties since 1997 before leaving in 2017. he is due in court later today. >> in connection with the wolfe investigation, prosecutors seized phone and e-mail records of one of its reporters. the government did not obtain the content of the calls. the reporter had been dating wolfe for three years.
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she denied receiving classified information during the relationship. prosecutors are not letting up on the efforts to deter leaks that were used under the obama administration. a bold prediction from mitt romn romney. he believes president trump will win a second term. he has called the president a fake and con man. he made the prediction in utah conference. according to the ap, mr. romney said i think our democrat friends are likely to nominate someone who is really out of the mainstream of american thought and it will make it easier for a president presiding over a growing economy. since launches the senate bid this year, romney has mostly praised president trump's actions and lamenting his bombastic style. and this is a dramatic break
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with tradition. the justice department rarely declines to argue in favor of existing law. it will not defend the affordable care act as 20 states challenge the constitutionality. requiring americans have health insurance or pay a penalty. the tax bill repealed it. the suit argued if this is unconstitutional, so are other parts of the law. the justice department agrees. so says jeff sessions in the letter with approval of the president of the united states. the individual mandate requires healthy younger people to sign up, but with older and sicker people on the exchange, premiums rise. by double digits next year. some requested large rate hikes. 20% in new york. 19% in washington and 15% in maryland. >> will that be a midterm issue? it is likely indeed. for the first time in their 44-year history, the capitals
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are stanley cup champions. the great doc emrick with the call. caps with the game winner with 7:30 left in the third. they win ending a remarkable run by the golden knights in the first year of existence. no player savoring the win more than alex ovechkin. alex ovechkin winning the conn smythe trophy and hoisting the cup overhead. giving it a kiss and taking it for a skate for the vfans in vegas. celebration in the nation's capital. check this out. first championship in washington since 1992 when the redskins won the super bowl.
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finally something to unite everyone in washington, d.c. congrats to the caps fans. >> no better reason for the guy to take his shirt off. >> lindsay czarniak was there. i'm sure she is enjoying all of the festivities. it is 40 minutes past the hour. new troubling video from mesa, arizona. >> where is the gun? >> no gun. no gun. >> that is a 15-year-old saying no gun. now a second investigation of excessive force by police is under way.
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mesa, arizona police facing more questions about use of excessive force. >> where's the gun?
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>> no gun. no gun. >> the department releasing body cam footage of a 15-year-old boy arrested and charged with armed robbery. as well as aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. after review of the body cam footage, officials launched an investigation and two officers were placed on administrative leave. >> this as additional officers placed on administrative leave after the beating of robert johnson. the total number of officers on leave to five. police releasing the report saying johnson was aggressive calling them names and spitting. one of johnson's attorney says there is a lot in the report we disagree with. the police chief will hold a conference this afternoon to talk about the excessive force investigations. a new york city man facing deportation after trying to deliver a pizza to ft. hamilton military base in brooklyn.
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pablo vicenzio showed his identification card last week as he had done several times before. this time the undocumented immigrant was asked to get a daily visitor pass. officials claim he signed a waiver permitting a background check which revealed an active warrant for deportation. >> he tells the new york post saying that is a lie and he did not sign a waiver. claiming video cameras will prove it. new york governor cuomo says they secured legal counsel for him. protesters gathered outside immigration court in new york city chanting free pablo now. breaking news. authorities in germany arrest four linked to asir-- linked to isis. one is suspected of being accomplice to war crimes and murder. including a dozen explosive attacks between 2006 and 2008.
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in those attacks, members of the u.s. military were wounded or killed. uber wants to know if you are drunk when you are looking for a ride. isn't that the point of uber? and it is turning to artificial intelligence for an answer. "cnn money" is next. is going to make it happen. but we won't get there without you. visit alz.org to join the fight. and it's time to get outside. pack in even more adventure with audible. with the largest selection of audiobooks. audible lets you follow plot twists off the beaten track. or discover magic when you hit the open road. with the free audible app, your stories go wherever you do. and for just $14.95 a month you get a credit, good for any audiobook. if you don't like it exchange it any time.
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i'm a small business, but i have... big dreams... and big plans. so how do i make the efforts of 8 employees... feel like 50? how can i share new plans virtually? how can i download an e-file? virtual tours? zip-file? really big files? in seconds, not minutes... just like that. like everything... the answer is simple. i'll do what i've always done... dream more, dream faster, and above all... now, i'll dream gig. now more businesses, in more places, can afford to dream gig. comcast, building america's largest gig-speed network. more than 100 deaths blamed
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on guatemala fuego volcano according to the country's of forensic sciences with close to 200 still missing. officials are launching an investigation to see if necessary protocols were followed. six badly burned guatemalan children are treated at shriners hospital in texas. officials in hawaii say lava has destroyed 600 homes since the eruption started on may 3rd. the government releasing $12 million to the county of hawaii to aid in disaster response. fissure eight filling in kapoa bay and sending laze in the air along the coastline. the geological survey says the volcano released enough lava to fill 45,000 olympic-sized
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swimming pool. alarming numbers from the cdc. suicide rates increased 25% across the u.s. from 1999 to 2016. more than half of those who took their own life had not been diagnosed with a mental health issue. numbers went up in every state except nevada. researchers suggest an economic factor related to the number of suicides out west since people in rural areas have less access to mental health. -- mental health services. there are steps to help like conversation and follow-up if you see warning signs in change of mood or behavior. or alarming social media posts. if you see someone in need, help them. millions of posts on facebook were public instead of private. facebook says this happened
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during a glitch of a new feature. 14 million affected users are getting a notification. the notification signals a transparent approach to problems going forward. philadelphia 76ers president stepping down over a social media scandal. resignation after the team investigated allegations he posted sensitive information about players on anonymous accounts. he was not doing the actual posting, his wife was using information he provided. she admitted her involvement with forensic evidence backing it up according to the law firm conducting the investigation. the team calls his actions reckless. he disagrees. saying it was a misguided effort to publicly defend him. she could not be reached for comment. new signs of life on mars.
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nasa says organic matter was found in soil from a 3 billion year old mud stone found by curiosity rover. the rover detected methane in the atmosphere. it is the simplist compound that could support life. researchers call this a breakthrough. a reunion almost 27 years in the making between a new jersey state trooper and the man who delivered him as a baby. at a recent traffic stop, michael paterson pulled over matthew bailey because his windows were tinted. he mentioned he was a retired officer and the officer grew up there. telling him the street name. he said he once delivered a baby there. that is when the trooper stuck out his hand and said i'm michael patterson. thank you for delivering me.
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how about that? october 5th 1991. patterson's mother went into labor and he delivered the child. the trooper did not give mr. bailey a ticket. >> that's great. >> a fantastic story. severe storms on the great plains today with showers and thunderstorms for the northeast over the weekend. here is ivan cabrera in the weather center. >> good morning. another round of severe weather potential. nothing widespread. we see the green here along the boundary. we see stronger thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. you get into the yellow and orange which is enhanced threat here across nebraska and into south dakota. damaging wind potential and large hail is what i see. a few isolated tornadoes, but the straight line wind damage here that we could have ongoing. look at the temperatures cooler to the north in the 70s. many areas in the 80s and 90 90
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many areas in the 80s and 90 9s. look at dallas. another day pushing 100 degrees and with the humidity, it feels in the 100s. we have a front coming in saturday night and sunday. that will impact both d.c. and new york. watch what happens to the temperatures. in the low 80s. by sunday afternoon, getting below average. highs in the lower 70s. that continues into monday. guys. >> ivan, thank you. here is your money. global stocks lower right now. six-day rally in tech ended and pushing the s&p and knonasdaq d. energy stocks rose thanks to a jump in oil prices. exports from venezuela fell and there is concern major oil producing countries will not follow through on the promise to boost production. household health topped $100 trillion for the first time from
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the federal reserve. mainly due to rising home prices. great for owners. home equity jumped 13% on offsetting the decline in the home market. it is not measuring distribution and the wealthiest americans received the biggest share. uber wants to know if you had too many drinks. it is turning to artificial intelligen intelligence. it is trying to identify drunk passengers. if someone typed in at 1:00 a.m. on saturday is likely not sober. uber is better tailorring its rides and matching the drivers with better training. we asked for a comment and they
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would not respond. >> do they really need technology? if it is 1:00 a.m. on saturday night, you're drunk. if it is 5:00 p.m. on thursday, probably not. >> what if you are going to work? >> in that that is the point. i thought we called uber because we could not drive. >> you are saying a lot about yourself, dave briggs. >> revealing on friday. "early start" continues right now with the latest in the g7 scuffle with the president and our allies. the president leaves for the g7 in a few hours and leaving early. he will defend his new tariffs after another twitter tirade at world leaders he will meet directly with today. a long time senate staffer arrested for allegedly lying about leaks. his reporter has her e-mail and phone records secretly seized.
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and finally something everyone in washington can agree on. stanley cup heads to d.c. for the first time in franchise history. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm dave briggs. 5:00 a.m. in the east. air force one is wheels up for canada and the g7 summit. president trump will not stay long. he plans to leave quebec tomorrow morning skipping climate change and environment and oceans summits. expecting a brawl with allies over trade. on thursday afternoon, he questioned if it made sense for him to go. he will be outnumbered on key issues. our sources say the president was told cancelling would make it look like he is shrinking from a fight he started. with that on his mind, the president told advisers he will enter talks swinging. >> no official reason to leave the g7 early, but we speculate

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