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he's my friend. we've had a great relationship right from the beginning. >> despite trade differences, the u.s. president appears to be mending fences with u.s. allies at the g7 conference, but he is also calling for a big change. >> they should let russia come back in because we should have russia at the negotiating table. >> and that request for change is not going over well with other g7 leaders. more on that ahead.
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and on this day, we remember a remarkable story teller, a chef and explorer, the impact and legacy of our own anthony bourda bourdain. from cnn world headquarters, a warm welcome to our viewers here in the united states and around the world. i'm george howell, "cnn newsroom" starts right now. 4:00 a.m., 4:01 here on the east coast and we start with the g7 summit in canada. it kicked off friday despite growing animosity toward the u.s. president over the issue of trade. there were no outward signs of loss tild ihostilit hostility, but whether they can produce a joint statement as they normally do is an open question. in the meantime mr. trump arrived late to the two day meeting spell be leaving early. and in the run up to the summit, mr. trump had been trading
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twitter barbs. but the tone friday was much more civil. listen. >> the united states has had a trade deficit many years with the european union and we're working it out and emanuel has been helpful in that regard and something will happen. i think it will be very positive. >> i think on trade there is a critical path, but there is a way to progress all together. we had a very direct and open discussion and i saw the willingness on all the sides to find agreements and have a win/win approach for our people, our workers and middle classes. >> president trump had another surprise for the g7, he said that russia should be readmitted to the group ignoring why it was kicked out in the first place. we get more now from cnn's jim acosta. >> reporter: rocking critical relationships with major u.s. allies, president trump has turned this summit into the om
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g7. the world's top economic powers gathered already rattled by the president's trade threats, cringed again when mr. trump suggested welcomes russia back g8.o what was once known as the >> i've been russia's worst nightmares. if putin got in, i think hillary is going man, i wish hillary won because you see what i do. but with that being said, russia should be in this meeting. why are we having a meeting without russia being in the meeting? >> that left other foreign leaders and member east of congress to remind rutrump that russia was kicked out for his invasion in ukraine not to mention the meddling in the election and attack on the uk. all blamed on the kremlin. >> naturally we cannot fault the u.s. with change they might, at the same time, we will not stop trying to convince our american friends and president trump that
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undermining this order makes no sense at all. >> reporter: senator john mccain said that the president has shown our adversary the deference that should be reserved for our closest allies. the president also tried to clean up this comment when he down played the idea of preparing for his upcoming summit with kim jung-un. >> i don't think i have to prepare very much. it is about attitude, it is about willingness to get things done. >> reporter: the president attempted to make the case that his career in real estate somehow prepared him. >> i didn't say that, i said i've been preparing all my life. i always believe in preparation. but i've been preparing all my life. you know these one week preparations? they don't work. just ask hillary what happened to her in the debates. >> reporter: the president is still defending his plan to slap tariffs on key u.s. trading partners. >> we have massive trade deficits with almost every country. >> reporter: but that has other
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leaders at the summit referring to this gathering as the g6 plus one with mr. trump being the odd man out. >> the relationship is probably as good or better than it's ever been. >> reporter: emmanuel macron tweeted he might not mind being isolated, but neither do we mind signing a six country agreement if need be. the president will miss out on meetings on climate change and the state of the world's oceans, but he has oceans to cross of his own to sit down for what he may be the most important negotiations of his life. his upcoming nuclear talks with kim jung-un in singapore next week. jim acosta, quebec city, canada. >> and let's bring in dominic thomas from germany. always good to have you on the show. first, this russia thing. it seemed to come out of the blue from the u.s. president at the g7. or did it when you consider the trump world's curious connections with that country?
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>> well, of course this recent declaration comes on the heels of the docounsel issuing yet another indictment, so it further confuses the conference about that. and asking to bring russia back to the table seems completely at odds with u.s. policy right now that just back in april imposed a whole set of you new sanctions on russia and president trump himself spoke out against the discord and confusion that russia had been doing here. and so to bring this right at the moment is tone deaf, it is completely ignoring the fact that the rest of the participants, and i will make one exception, do not want russia back at the table right now, they are at odds with russia over the skripal poisoning and the intervention in various elections and lack of transparency in their own elections in russia recently. the one slight difference is that the newly a pointed italian
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prime minister sits at the head of a government that the northern league and five star movement has been asking for russia to be brought back into the fold. so there is some division there at the g7 that goes just beyond the united states. >> using the phrase that jim across take coined the om g7 because again many surprised by this request from the u.s. president. let's also talk about the way that he arrived late to the meeting with the french president missing that meeting. but the two did speak later. mr. macron offered a positive statement saying that progress was made on tariffs. and then there was also this friendly exchange with the canadian prime minister. listen to this. >> justin has agreed to cut all tariffs and all trade barriers between canada and the united states. so i'm very happy. >> i'd say nafta is in good shape. >> we are actually working on it. but our relationship is very good. >> so this face-to-face between
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these leaders certainly different than the twitter wars we've seen play out before the summit. do you think the relationship is truly good and in good shape as the president says? is there room for common ground here? >> well, there is room for common ground, but, no, the relationship is not good. they are performing well in public, but i think what we are seeing is increasing frustration over a number of reasons. we recently saw emmanuel macron's visit to the united states where progress the european union hoped would be made and immediately the united states withdrew from the iran nuclear accord and no progress was made on that. and macron has not thus far in the past year been able to convince president trump to revisited paris accord. and of course this meeting takes place in the context where the u.s. president has not just imposed tariffs, but tariffs on what historically been the united states's closest allies. so at the moment the
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relationship is under enormous tension. and just because in public they are smiling and getting along, behind the scenes the organization is rattled and bringing russia back into the fray is increasingly problematic. and think european leaders with the exception of italy are increasingly frustrated. both in ways that the which russia is dividing and interfering in europe by supporting so many of these far right and upon upopulist group, these are precisely the kinds of constituencies to which trump has been speaking from hungary, italy, austria and beyond. so european leaders are distur disturbed and determined to try to change the nation of the discussion. >> tomorrdominic thomas, thank r your time. and now to a story that honestly is difficult to cover. the death of our colleague here at cnn, anthony bourdain.
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tributes have been pouring in from around the world this after the news friday that he took his own life. in new york, fans have been leaving flowers and notes outside the french restaurant where bourdain once worked as a chef. and so many others from all walks of life has been posting tributes on social media reflecting on his remarkable life as a chef, as a modern day explorer and as the host of cnn's parts unknown. bourdain spent his life bridging culture ral divides through foo and conference. he traveled to more than 100 countries. it was his curiosity that often took him off the far beaten track. earlier cnn spoke with his close friend about his life and legacy. >> he loved people. and he loved culture and he loved food. and he loved what he was doing. i mean here was a guy who was a drug addict and line cook for half his life and transformed
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himself into an award winning journalist, best selling author and extraordinarily successful tv personality, which he hated to call himself, but that's what he was. he transformed the medium of food journalism, food travel shows. so he did so much and he never forgotlucky he was to be where he was. he was always humble. >> i'll ask a question that i don't think there is an answer to, but i'm sure you will get as a friend of his. does any of -- do you understand what happened or why? >> i do not. the last i knew, he was in love. he was happy. he said love abounds, some of the last words he said to me. that was a while ago. when i saw him, he looked tired. but i have no idea. i think his best friend, eric us w was with him and found him. and i don't know if eric knows. i don't know. >> the tributes continue to pour
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in. we take a look now back at anthony bourdain's life with eriairy hill came hill. >> he was found in his hotel room in france where he was shooting an episode for his show. he took his own life. as news broke, the reaction was swift and heartfelt. i don't even know what this is. i love you noodles. >> reporter: called the original rock star of the culinary world, elvis of bad boy chefs, anthony bourdain was a cultural icon. his mission, to explore the world. meet the most interesting people. and of course find the best food. >> we ask very simple questions. what makes you happy, what do you eat, what do you like to cook. and everywhere in the world we go and ask these very simple questions, we tend to get some really astonishing answers. >> reporter: born in new york and raised in new jersey,
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anthony bourdain began working in kitchens as a teen, eventually becoming a celebrity chef. a best selling author. and tv host. >> what do you think? >> loved it. >> reporter: behind the success, bourdain struggled with demon, including an addiction to heroin which he says began in a cape cod restaurant when he was just 17. >> there was some dark gene inside me that i very much hesitate to call a disease that led me to dope. >> reporter: bourdain spoke openly about his struggles. and about the person who inspired him to do better. >> i have a 7-year-old daughter now who i never would have had, i never would have thought. i looked in a mirror and i saw somebody worth saving. or that i wanted to at least try real hard and save. >> reporter: using his celebrity to raise awareness about opoid addiction. and he remained a passionate
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explorer, bringing his advent e adventurous spirit to cnn in 2013, where he shaved his curiosity to audiences around the world on parts unknown. >> you'll have to walk me through. >> reporter: former president obama who joined bourdain on parts unknown in vietnam tweeting he taught us about food, but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. to make us a little less afraid of the unknown. >> people tend to be proud of their food. they let their guard down when they talk to you. you stheem you see them at their most vulnerable. so even people who you really have fundamental disagreements, maybe different belief systems, if you are going to intersect anywhere, it will be abover foo. >> bourdain's passion resonated with so many. including millions who never met him yet who greatly admired everything he introduced them to and the way opened their eyes
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and hearts to the world. his deer friear friend eric twee was an exception is al humal hu, one of the great story tellers. i pray he is at peace from the bottom of my heart. anthony bourdain was 61. in new york, erica hill, cnn. let's get the latest now from jim bittermann following the story near the hotel where bourdain was found dead. jim, what are people saying there? >> reporter: we're just outside that hotel where he was found dead yesterday morning. basically anthony bourdain despite the fact that his grand parents were french were not that well-known in the french speaking word, so right around here in fact it is basically the tourists who have been reacting and this morning are saying all sorts of very heartfelt things about anthony bourdain and a
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little bit shocked that they are passing through or staying at a village where anthony bourdain stayed on his last night on earth. basically i think that the medical examiner has been here. he saw there was no suspicious circumstances and so they basically have closed the case and ruled it a suicide. there is still some debate about exactly what will happen next. the family is trying to decide what the funeral arrangements will be. but at the moment on here things are returning to quiet and calm after what was yesterday a morning of that i think for a lot of people very emotionally engaging. the hotel here has had a comment and don't want to have a comment. they may have a communique later on, but it's been pretty much a shock for everybody around here. >> jim bittermann live for us. thank you. since his pass, we've been asking you for your stories of anthony bourdain of how he touched your life.
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welcome back to "cnn newsroom." i'm george howell. last minute preparations are under way in singapore for the historic summit. and there is a lot at stake.
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they could lay the groundwork for a denuclearize north korea, formerly end the korean war and open up trade, or they could fan the flames of distrust and once again end up trading threats. paula hancocks is following the story live in singapore at the site of the summit. the scene is set now forgetting these leaders together to have this conference. tell us about what you are seeing in the run-up to this meeting. >> reporter: well, george clearly there are a lot of busy people in singapore today. the last minute preparations before the u.s. president donald trump arrives tomorrow on sunday, we're still looking for clarification on when the north korean leader kim jung-un will be coming here. but we know that they will be meeting tuesday morning 9:00 a.m. local time for that historic summit. and you can imagine the amount of preparation that goes into that for this fairly small city state. so what we know is that singapore has called this an enhanced security event which
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effectively means which is one of the biggest security operations that this city would ever have undertaken. they are not giving us figures of how many people will be involved, but clearly they will be shutting off the send so tos island where the summit will take place. so that will be closed off to make sure security is extremely tight. one of the main concerns not only of the north korea leader kim jung-un but also clearly the u.s. security officials as well, and very high stakes with this summit, we also know that there will be a roundaboaround about journalist or 3,000 are registered for this event. we could see a lot more here. and there is also locals who are taking advantage really of the fact that this is coming here, we're seeing summit themed food and drinks around the place, we're seeing trump and kim
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cocktails, imers natupersonator to the olympics as well, they are here. so everyone is really gearing up for what is looking like one of the most historic summits you could have. >> paula hancocks, again one of the journalists, many of our team certainly there covering this. we will stay in touch with you, see how this comes together. let's now bring in daniel pinkston, professional of international relations at troy university joining us from seoul. let's set the scene here on one side the dictator of north korea kim jung-un, on the other side the u.s. president donald trump. in the background, nuclear weapons and in the middle of it all, the unlikely middleman, former pro baseball player dennis rodman. daniel, that is where we are here. what do you make of it? >> well, i do understand dennis is going to singapore, safe travels to everyone and i hope everything works out well at the
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summit. this is unusual in the fact that usually summits take place after a lot of preparatory work. the working levels, all of the negotiations worked out. and then it goes up to the higher levels and then when the leaders actually meet, it is more of a photo-op and they sign the agreements. this has come very quickly and there has been little time to prepare for this. so there has been a lot of work kind of crash course in trying to see what they can agree to. but whatever they do sign or agree to at the summit, this will be the beginning of a process and it will have to be implemented over a long period of time. >> let's push forward on that because again, not a lot of time to really prepare for this as you pointed out. given what we've heard, it seems that it would be more about optics than substance. do you believe that to be the case or is there is a possibility for actually policy to come out of this meeting?
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>> well, there was a precedent for this set back in 1994 when jimmy carter went to pyongyang and met with then leader kim il-sung. so that was a top down process that ended up with the signing of the agreed framework in october of that year. in north korea because of the extreme party discipline, the process goes very slowly in the about yobureaucracy bureaucracy. so if kim jung-un can give the tasking to bureaucrats, then when they meet with their american counterparts or other counterparts in south korea, other allied nations, they will have more confidence and are more support to actually work through the negotiations. >> let's look at this from the north korean perspective, that nation has always wanted recognition as a nuclear power along side the united states. so who gets the most out of this?
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do you see this as a mission accomplished for north korea or does this somehow play out to the advantage of the united states, this meeting? >> i think this is a big win for kim jung-un. i think people who are expecting a swift denuclearization process are going to be disappointed. in fact i think this meeting will validate north korea's nuclear program at least internally. i think that will be the narrative. north korean leaders have wanted to have this kind of prestigious meeting with an american leader for decades. and the fact that this is occurring now shortly after their axccelerated development f their nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, they will tie the two together and i think that they will conclude that because their nuclear capabilities, they brought american president to the table and why would they abandon what has delivered them this achievement. >> daniel pinkston, we
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appreciate your time today live in seoul, south korea. it will be interesting of course to see how this comes together. thank you. we mourn the loss of one of our own here at cnn. anthony bourdain, his fans around the world grieving his loss. he was a storyteller, a traveler, a chef. he had a remarkable way of bringing people together and telling stories. dead at 61 years old.
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headlines we're following for you this hour. the u.s. president is expected to make the g7 summit in canada in the coming hours. he will then fly to singapore for his upcoming meeting with the leader of north korea, kim jung-un. beneath the smiles, g7 leaders are upset with mr. trump over punishing new trade tariffs. former trump campaign chair paul manafort faces new obstruction of justice charges in the russia probe. the office of special counsel robert mueller filed the indictment on friday. it names manafort's business associate konstanin kilimnick as a defendant. kilimnick is alleged to have ties with russian intelligence. the u.s. says one of its specific operations groups was killed on friday in southern somalia. four u.s. military members were wounded in that attack. the incident happened during a large operation against the al qaeda linked al shabaab. u.s. personnel are were assisting kenyan and somalian
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forces at the time. tributes have been pouring in from around the world for anthony bourdain host of cnn's parts unknown. he was found dead at a hotel in france on friday, this after taking his own life. bourdain helped to bridge cultural divides through food and always urged his viewers to eat and drink with people without fear of prejudice. so many people who fold hlowed career, many saw that he made friends along the way. one of those friends was bill buford who shared his thoughts. >> it was incomprehensible. i've tried to keep it incomprehensible. i've talked about it enough now to where i'm starting to accommodate it, but i think the in-comprehension is important because something very baffling and disturbing has happened. and i don't want to normalize his death. so i'm kind of a bit like you here, i've been keeping it raw.
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he gave you himself. he gave you -- it was straight, funny, rude, filthy, poetic. it was hilm. and i think everybody feels that the person they see on television is the person that he is. and i think that is true. now i'm beginning to suspect that actually the person that we see on television is the person that we see in real life, but that person is performing a little bit and there is clearly a person that we weren't quite seeing because otherwise that person wouldn't be dead now. and so i'm replaying all these sort of moments and little glimpses and episodes where i think, oh, there is a much more complex person there than i was realizing. >> so let's talk about that. he was real so let's keep it real. did you sense that he was going through things recently or did you --
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>> yeah, it was precious to see tony. i didn't see tony -- i saw tony regularly over 20 years. i spoke to him pretty regularly. i e-mailed pretty regularly with him. i don't regard myself as an intimate friend. i regard myself as a friend. but i'm beginning to suspect that he didn't have many intimate friends. he once said that he has a lot of good friends for one week. and i think that is part of his performative self. there is this person who kind has to keep busy because there is another person that maybe he is even hiding from himself. >> and tributes have been pouring in from around the world. here are a few. from chef gordon ramsey saying stunned and saddened by the loss of anthony bourdain. he brought the world into our homes anden entired so many people to explore cull chursz and cities through their food. remember help is a phone call
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away. and then sdot kecott kelly twee this, just saw the sad news. i watched his show when i was in space. it made me feel connected to the planet. he inspired me to see the world up close. we're hearing from others who also know well how hard it is to deal with the sudden death of a loved one. the widow of the popular musician chester bennington, the front man for linkin park, spoke to anderson cooper about her experience coping with chester's suicide. like bourdain, her husband had so much to live for. she said signs of suicidal thoughts can be difficult to detect, but not impossible with the right tools. listen. >> suicide ideation is the forerunner to actual suicidal tendencies and thoughts. >> by ideation, you mean thinking about it possibly even planning it? >> yes. and i believe that if we can
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kind of open a lid on that and talk about that, that is one of the first stepping stones to changing the culture about how we speak about mental health. you know, it is like bricks. you are building a wall and if it gets to that point of the wall that it is so tall, your next step is to do serious self harm. i can tell you i have not spoken to a single suicide survivor that says that they wish that they would have succeeded. and that really sticks with me. as far as signs for knowing change, i have partnered with an exist organization change i've co-founded 320 changes direction after my husband, that was his bririrthday, and we bele there are five signs that you can watch for. change in personality, somebody feeling hopeless, feeling agitation. and you can find these signs at change >> are those things that in
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retrospect you saw in your husband? because until one has gone through this, often you don't -- one doesn't notice these sorts of signs. >> yeah, i mean i definitely saw them throughout our marriage. at different parts. they would come and go. i just wish i had these tools, i wish the conversation was created in homes more regularly before my husband took his life. because i think that it would have created some awareness that we're not alone in what we're going through. me as a wife, experiencing from the sidelines what he was going through. and a he himself. because i know for a fact he hated to have any label placed upon him of being depressed on or an addict or whatever it was. he hated that. >> it's a hard conversation though for people who are having suicidal ideation or their loved
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ones to have or to raise because people don't want to bring it up, but at the same time, not talking about it, that is not helpful either. >> right. well, we're only as sick as our secrets. so if we can open the door where our secrets are kept and we can find somebody or find a group, some sort of support to talk about that with, for me personally, right after my husband died, it was on twitter of all places. i was reaching out to people -- i should say people were reaching out to me. i was speaking back with them about what they were going through and how they were feeling. and the overwhelming response was a lot of people feel the same way, they are all going through this, and everybody feels alone. and it is unbelievable. so i think our society is ready, we're ready for a change. and, you know, i'm sick of -- i'm sick of it being something
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embarrassing, something people don't want to talk about. >> and a reminder, if you know of anyone who needs help, anyone at all, family member, a friend, a colleague, if it is you, please reach out to the international association for suicide prevention. they can guide you on how to find help wherever you are at anytime of the day. you can go to and click on help. the first survivor of alzheimer's disease is out there.
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the leaders of russia and choo china aren't at the g7, but putin and xi jinping enjoyed a youth hockey game on friday. they are also attending a summit of the shanghai cooperation organization. the president of iran and the prmg prime ministers of india and
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pakistan will also be at that summit. and that is where matt rivers is following the story live. and is this seen as sort of an alternative to the g7? >> reporter: yeah, none of the members here i think would go on the record and say that, but you can't ignore the fact that china and russia, two of the preeminent pew owers are here, their leaders are here at the same time that the g7 summit is going on on the other side of the world. it is interesting, the shanghai cooperation organization was started in 2001, china and russia were original -- two of the original five members here. and it was initially started as kind of an alternative to these western ideas of intervention and humanitarian issues and economic issues. so it definitely was started as kind of an alternative to the kind of western summits that he have would seen. chbd a and as china as grown in prominence, this regional summit
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has grown in importance too which is why you now see countries like pakistan and iran sending their own dignitaries here to attend this summit. but specifically talking about russia and china, we have seen these two countries really cement their friendship more and more over the past several years after decades of mistrust between these two countries. vladimir putin and xi jinping appear committed to working together and prentsenting what many call an alternative it vision to the unified western front despite the divisions right now between the united states and europe, russia and china traditionally on the other side of the coin. and it seems that both countries are embracing that model as an alternative vision for global influence. >> matt rivers, following that meeting. and we'll continue to follow it with you. thank you. so if things get tense between donald trump and kim jung-un at their summit, is there anyone that can be a calming voice? the answer is yes. enter dennis rodman,
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basketball's bad boy and possible world peace negotiator. he is in tuesday for tuesday's summit. >> reporter: dennis rodman is one of the few people who has spent time with both key players at the singapore summit. he knows u.s. president donald trump from his appearance on celebrity apprentice. >> dennis, you're fired. >> reporter: although rodman may have left the future first lady less than impressed. >> he got fired for many reasons, but one being his team misspelled your name, which is just wrong, right? >> you don't misspell a brand name. and it was all over the product. so i think he did a great job, but that was a big mistake. >> reporter: and of course there is rodman's basketball bromance with kim jung-un. they have met on three occasions including on kim's birthday in 2014. ♪ happy birthday to you, happy
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birthday to you ♪ ♪ ♪ happy birthday, dear marshall, happy birthday to you ♪ >> reporter: in a 2014 interview, he paints kim as a jovial cruise director. >> he laughs, jokes and do all kind of -- man loves playing basketball, tennis table, pool. it's a band, a girl's bands. a real band that is all girls. >> reporter: in this abc interview, rodman says trump and kim could indeed make a deal. >> if donald trump had chance, had a chance, he would get on a damn plane and go shake his hand and try to make peace. i'm asking right now, donald come talk to me, let's try to work this out. >> reporter: one north korea watcher sees a potential role for rods maman.
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>> if he were to make some phone calls, kim jung-un and trump would take those phone calls. but i think if the summit in singapore is successful, if they attain some level of detente and rapprochement, dennis rodman is as good as anybody else that they can find that could serve as a goodwill ambassador and there could be some culture ral exchange activity. >> reporter: could the singapore summit prove that dennis rodman was crazy like a fox all along. cnn, atlanta. >> dennis rodman. we'll see how it comes together. so you start your commute as a normal guy, but you leave as a hero. still ahead, how one man found himself saving a bus full of passengers just trying to get home are from work.
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sorry, lebron fans. they did it again. golden state warriors once again nba champions. they swept lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers in just four games. the final score, a whooping 108-85. warriors kevin durant was named the finals mvp and to add insult to injury, xwogolden state won
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cleveland. these warriors fans were tracking the action from golden state's home court in oakland, california. they have a lot to celebrate. it is the warriors' third title in just four years. new to the united kingdom. although queen elizabeth turned 92 in april, saturday is the official celebration for her birthday. it is a military parade called trooping the color. and the royal family will be at the queen's side including the newest member, the duchess of sussex, former meghan markle. nina dos santos is following the story live with what we can expect. >> reporter: thank very much. good morning, george. the action is about to kick off in about an hour from now. since 1748, british monarchs have had the good fortune of having two birthday celebrations, not just one. one unofficial as understand the queen did turn 92 back in april, but this is her official birthday parade.
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it is largely a military occasion, an opportunity for the monarch to inspect her royal troops. and we'll see a lot of them on the streets here in this small perimeter of westminster near the palace. 1400 soldiers are set to take place in this military march as they often do every year. 200 of the most expertise horsemen as well and 400 musicians inside the marching band. now, often people ask what exactly is trooping the color. essentially it is an opportunity for the monarch to inspect her troops, but also for the color, the flag of one of these five key battalions to be hoisted and to be inspected as well. and this year we know that it will be the first battalion of the irish guards, the last time we saw their color or their flag raised here the trooping of the color was back in 2009. but the real moment that everybody will be waiting for is when the royal family begins to
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emerge in about an hour's time from the palace behind me, perhaps it may well be that it is prince harry and his new bride that come out first. and then they will be heading down towards the horse guards where the main military parade will be taking place over the next two hours, 41 gun salutes. james mattis the u.s. secretary of defense will also be taking part watching from the sidelines. and the main event culminates here with the most famous photo opportunity, royal photo opportunity of the year, up on that balcony there. and the royal family will gather to watch a fly-by that closes these events, we're likely to see them together with the newest member of the royal family, the duchess of sussex meghan markle. >> we'll keep in touch with you. thank you. finally a rush hour bus ride in utah that could have ended in disaster. the because staus started swerv
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several lanes. take a look. >> are you okay? >> context, the bus driver was having seizures and then fell unconscious, so one passenger, kenneth, had to take over. other riders called police as he grabbed the wheel and directed the bus to the center line. he says he was in shock and struggled to get the driver's foot off the gas pedal. it took about a minute and a half before he could ease the bus on to the side of the road and then to safety. he says it was amazing really that no one got hurt. >> i did the best i could based on the situation to try to get us out of harm's way. bravery isn't the absence of fear, but the ability to push through it. >> authorities say the bus driver is recovering, but will need a physical evaluation before returning behind the wheel. certainly you want minola on
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