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and berries like all the other bears? nuts and berries, sheesh. what a grouch. the ranger isn't going to like this, yogi. that's all folks! a break through on climate change. nearly 200 nations reach an agreement that puts the paris climate accord into action but it's the same treaty the president promised to back out of. a heart broken father speaks out. also ahead this hour, another staff shakeup hits the trump white house. interior secretary ryan zinke out the door. live, cnn world headquarters atlanta. we want to welcome our viewers here in the united states and around the world.
i'm george howell. "cnn newsroom" starts now. at 4:00 a.m. on the u.s. east coast, thank you for being with us. before he won the u.s. presidential election, donald trump promised to rip up the paris climate agreement. after he became president of the united states he aimed to made good on that promise announcing the u.s. would back out of the international accord, but this morning that agreement, it is still alive and well . in poland, the delegates put it into action prompting a celebratory jump over the tables and cheers after two weeks of some sleepless nights. those countries which include the united states actually cannot leave the agreement until 2020. let's go live to poland where this conference is taking place. nick payton walsh is there.
tell us what came out of the agreement. >> reporter: well, george, undoubtedly good news here. you can't under state what happens last night raises the possibility that man kind will be able to live like it does now on the planet over a decade now. that's what's at stake here. i'm standing in raging snow here, but the planet is warming. there has been record emissions in 2018 which is causing that slow warming. the agreement we saw last night hashed out over sleepless nights, nearly 200 nations signing up to the same technical framework. what that does, it takes a paris agreement back from 2015 which was put together under the obama administration's guidance, dragged through. an enormous international consensus that global warming was a thing, couldn't be denied. this provides the technical framework how you would do that, the rules, so to speak, the transparency.
there's no point saying we'd like to reduce our emissions unless we actually do it, unless we show as different nations around the world that we are doing that. that's essentially what we saw last night but it was a very rocky road. frankly, a sign of how we've slipped back. the trump administration sent a career diplomat who didn't really get in the way of the process of the agreement being hashed out. it was last weekend where they on the sidelines along with russia, saudi arabia, kuwait said they really didn't accept, they refused to endorse the key scientific report behind all of this, that over the next 12 years unless we limit global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius, we will see this planet change beyond recognition. we're seeing it in the u.s. east coast and forest fires in california are connected to manmade changes to the planet. they rejected that science. that was gone around in the
final agreement where everyone agreed to, quote, welcome the timely completion of that scientific report. they were glad it was done on time and another hurdle from brazil. currently on track to embrace a new president, many calling the brazilian trump, bolsinaro has made no bones about his refusal to accept climate change but brazil at the last minute tried to mess around with some of the carbon trading rules. good news here essentially, the paris agreement continues to exist. the rocky road of getting here left many concerned. >> nic, it is also important to point out as this stands now, it is the same agreement, very same agreement that the u.s. president promised to pull out of. he can't do that until 2020 but given that u.s. representatives there signed on to these rules,
are there any signs of an opening that some attitudes might be changing about this agreement, shifting, a silver lining? >> yeah, no chance that we're seeing the u.s. perspective on this change throughout. they have politically said they do not endorse that key piece of science, key piece of science frankly they asked for under the obama administration. also on monday we saw the u.s. officials here give a strange presentation endorsing fossil fuels, promoting their use. remarkable. it was shouted down by younger protestors, sort of hijacked that and made that the news story. no. the presidents here, he seemed allergic to the news media. ran away when i tried to start a conversation. they are not being the spoiler inside the closed discussions.
people spend their life devoted to the climate change science, they see that the u.s. needs to be part of this. the world needs to be part of this. this is not a debate. the world is getting warmer, it is getting warmer than perhaps people thought would be the case and we are using more greenhouse gases, creating more greenhouse gases than ever before. everything is going the wrong direction. what we saw here was perhaps a sign that the world begins to recognize this. this is a voluntary rule book. there's no teeth or reason why they get fined or go to court but finally that leaves this general feeling that we need rules, we need to lower our gas emissions and we need to make changes. >> in my hometown of austin, texas, on beef. certainly something that i like. it is insightful. people will have to change their position on these things for
something that is real. nic payton walsh. we are following the story of a guatemalan girl who died after being retained by u.s. border agents. her father has no complaints about her treatment but the family of 7-year-old is still calling for a thorough and objective investigation. they said in a statement that she was not suffering from a lack of food or water, she was taken into custody by u.s. authorities and had not been crossing the desert for days. in a statement read in part it says jack lean and her family came to the united states seeking something that thousands have been seeking for years, an escape from the dangerous situation in their home country. in the state of texas demonstrators took place as you see there in el paso, texas. protestors coming out at the border crossing protesting u.s. border policy given jacqlyn's death. ed lavandera has more from
texas. >> reporter: we are learning new details from the father of the young guatemalan girl who died while in border patrol custody shortly after crossing into the united states a little more than a week ago. according to a statement from the father's attorneys, the father is grateful for the efforts of first responders, including the border patrol agents and medical personnel who treated his daughter. we've also spoken with the consul who has spent some time speaking extensively with the father. he tells me the father told him that he has, quote, no complaints about the way border patrol agents treated him and his daughter shortly after they were picked up or turned into the border patrol agents on the night of december 6th and he says that he believes those bm agen border patrol agents who were with them that, those agents and the medical personnel did
everything they could to save his daughter's life. so this is the first details that we've heard from this young girl's father. the family says they are devastated. he is being housed in a shelter here that helps migrants and migrant refugees here in el paso. the director of that shelter spoke a little bit about the conditions that the father is in and how he's dealing with this ordeal. >> he's very grateful with what he saw, the response, and the attempts that were made to save his daughter's life. at the hospital his daughter arrested a couple of times and they were able to revive her. >> reporter: the family of the young girl also says that they're rather frustrated by the speculation of exactly how the young girl died. the father in the statement also
confirms the time line put out by the department of homeland security. the first signs that this young girl was in some distress came at 5:00 in the morning while in the middle of that bus ride from the border to the border patrol station some 95 miles away. the family says that any speculation as to what the exact cause of death should not be discussed. that an official cause of death has not been ruled on by the medical examiner here in el paso and they're urging everybody not to speculate as to what might have caused the death of this young girl. ed laf ven dare are, cnn, texas. in paris protestors took to the streets for the fifth straight weekend though the numbers not nearly as strong as we've seen before. only half as many yellow vest protestors came out saturday. most were peaceful, some turned violent with skirmishes with the
police. ben wideman has this story. >> reporter: it was thought this saturday's protests might be smaller after the president's latest concessions more than raising the minimum wage and after the strasburg terrorist attacks, yet several,000 yellow vest protesters. macron, he says, has not given us a crumb of what we demand. we can't live this way. those demands include the introduction of swiss style popular referendums, lower taxes and dignity. we want to work to please ourselves, not just to survive. the day's demonstrations
glargely peaceful. by afternoon, however, the boulevard was thick with tear gas and chance for the president to resign. some tearing up the cobble stones for the battle, not eager for attention. 8,000 members of the security forces were deployed in paris far outnumbering the protestors. gilles tells the riot protestor he should switch sides. will they hold? for how long? we can see they're tired. they shoot for nothing maybe for nothing they would shoot. >> reporter: this is the fifth
consecutive week of protests here. it doesn't look like the protests are coming to an end. six could very well be coming. ben wideman, cnn, paris. the revolving door at the trump white house and another one bites the dust. we'll explain why interior secretary ryan zinke says he's quitting. two u.s. democrats want to face off with the president in the next election. how familiar faces did as "newsroom" pushes ahead. so you can be less concerned about your retirement savings. talk with your advisor about shield annuities from brighthouse financial- established by metlife. they have businesses to grow customers to care for lives to get home to they use stamps.com print discounted postage for any letter
another day, another high level resignation at the trump white house. this time u.s. interior secretary ryan zinke set to step down at the end of the year. zinke has faced multiple ethics investigations and was reportedly under pressure to resign. "the washington post" reports he was given an ultimatum, leave by the end of the year or be fired. >> reporter: we can tell you the
white house was watching ryan zinke's legal situation. he's been accused of misusing agency resources to advance his own personal finances. there are more than 15 different inquiries that were open by the inspector of the agency, questions about his lavish spending on travel, whether his wife was using government vehicles, his involvement in a casino deal in connecticut and one that's now being investigated by the department of justice, this land deal that he struck in his home state of montana with the head of halliburton. zinke has denied all of the allegations against him. in a tweet he justifies his departure saying he didn't want to spend thousands of dollars to fight the claim. chuck schumer wrote on twitter, quote, ryan zinke was one of the most toxic members of the cabinet and the way he treated our environment, our precious
public lands and the way he treated our public monies. saturday night was the congressional ball here at the white house with president trump greeting several members of his cabinet as well as members of congress. zinke was here on hands. the reports here that the white house forced him out. cnn trying to confirm that. the administration wanted to put some distance between yet another member of the president's cabinet with questionable ethical behavior and the white house. boris sanchez, cnn, white house. >> zinke is not the only one leaving the white house. he joins a big group of people who have either left or are in the process of leaving. you'll see all of the faces, all of the names from the trump administration and more could be coming. here's what president trump told "60 minutes" on cnbc about this situation two months ago. listen. >> i think i have a great cabinet. there are some people i'm not happy with. >> who are you not happy with?
come on. >> no, i don't want to say that. i have some people that i'm not thrilled with and i have other people that i'm beyond thrilled with. >> now to the issue of health care in the united states. the affordable care act, better known as obamacare, is still the law of the land despite being struck down by a federal judge on friday as unconstitutional. the deadline to sign up for the aca has expired except for a handful of states where the deadline is january 31st. >> i believe we're going to get really good health care. exciting things happened over the last 24 hours, and if everybody's smart, because we have a lot of democrats here tonight and i'm very happy about that, people don't realize that i have a lot of friends who are democrats and we have democrats here, and if the republicans and the democrats get together, we are going to end up with incredible health care, which is the way it should have been from
day one and it's going to happen. >> the current president there, and we also heard from the former u.s. president, barack obama, who was quick to reassure americans that their health care was not going away because of this ruling. mr. obama posted a lengthy response on social media that you see here telling those who depend on obamacare that the judge's decision, quote, changes >> let's bring in steven urlinger. he's a chief diplomatic editor in europe for the "new york times." always a pleasure to have you on the show. let's start with obamacare. the law that was struck down by the federal judge and certainly has been hit in the kneecaps plenty of times since the u.s. president took office. politically, the question, where does this put democrats as far as they're satisfied, on tow mission stick seeing the law
struck down. >> i think everyone should take a breath which is pretty much obama said. it's a very sweeping ruling. probably too sweeping to hold up under appeal and nothing will change in the meantime. it does give the democrats an opportunity to work out a better deal, perhaps, with the republicans in congress. it's a way of showing a sort of bipartisanship but i think you know the issue of pre-existing conditions, all of that has been very popular for the democrats in mid terms and any attempt to really get rid of obama care in all of its peculiarities will be really unpopular for the republicans. everybody has to be careful. the judge's ruling will be too sweeping to stand up. >> it will be interesting because republicans may view health care differently than
democrats. the difference between is it a right or is it a privilege? we'll have to see the parties come together on this. let's talk about the changing of the guard. the washington post reporting that the u.s. interior secretary was given this ultimatum to leave by the end of the year or be fired. here's the thing, steven. he reportedly wanted to stay on through his christmas party, zinke did, where he invited lobbyists and he's mired in investigations. what do you make of this situation where the white house is pushing him out. >> everybody loves christmas. he's been a real embarrassment for the trump administration. he has done environmentally some of what trump really wants. my guess is that he'll be replaced by someone who is also very, very tough on all these
efforts at conservation, but in terms of his personal behavior and all the investigations he's involved with and the money he's spent on his office and everything else, i think really, you know, he looks so out of touch with the people who are supposed to be trump's base. so i think whether the white house pushed him out or not, it's probably good for trump that he's going because he's likely to be indicted down the road. >> and continuing on the topic of the revolving door. the current chief of staff, general john kelly, on his way out. the director of office and management -- and budget, mic mulvaney is on his way in, at least on a temporary basis. there's an interview, steven, from mulvaney from a debate that he took part in in 2016 that's catching some attention where he had a very specific description of his boss. let's listen.
>> yes, i'm supporting donald trump. as enthusiastically as i can. in fact, i think he's a terrible human being. >> it is another case, steven, where words come back to haunt and a president who has thin skin for criticism. what do you make of that statement and how it plays into mulvaney taking this new role? >> well, mulvaney was quite a conservative congressman from south carolina and he was speaking after the tapes came out about trump's favorite statement about having to treat women by grabbing their genit s genitals. he was saying what a lot of people who ended up voting for trump felt, which was it was not a very nice thing to say. we all thought t. it's very hard working for donald trump, that's for sure. he's flighty. he runs by instinct.
he changes his mind. he falls in love and out of love with people very, very quickly. so my understanding is mulvaney asked for the title of acting chief of staff. somebody's got to do the job. he gets along with trump. they play golf together. he's apparently well known for bringing lots of bright charts and graphs to the white house with him which trump likes. let's see. somebody has to try this so why not mr. mulvaney? >> the old saying, it's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it. we'll see how this plays out. live for us in brussels, belgium. thank you for your time. >> thanks. around the world and in the united states, you are watching "newsroom." still ahead, brexit. it is turning into a major headache for theresa may. british prime minister. still ahead, we'll discuss
what's next for ms. may after her own party triggers a confidence vote over brexit. plus, another country could soon follow brittain's lead. italy. a budget battle is raising concerns it could try to leave the e.u. i have details from rome as "cnn newsroom" continues. ...and i found out that i'm from the big toe of that sexy italian boot! so this holiday season it's ancestrydna per tutti! order your kit now at ancestry.com
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girl while she was in custody said he has no complaints. she was not suffering from a lack of food or water when she was taken into custody. delegates from nearly 200 nations in the united states, they've reached a deal to put the paris climate accord into action, but they agree on rules to encourage countries to abandon dirty sources of energy like coal, oil, natural gas and to mop tore each other's progress. the interior secretary ryan zinke is leaving the white house. he's faced multiple ethics investigations. he says that he can't justify spending thousands of dollars to defend himself against what he calls false allegations. the u.s. president tweeted a replacement will be next week. it's been five weeks since the deadliest fires in california.
evacuation orders have finally been lifted allowing residents to return to whatever is left there of their homes. search crews finished looking through the area, scouring that area, but the cause of the fire, it is still under investigation. now to the united kingdom and brexit. the british prime minister is headed into the christmas holidays perhaps feeling a bit less cheerful than usual. one of her top ministers acknowledged it's been, quote, a pretty tough week for brexit. it's been a pretty tough week for the prime minister. to recap her week started by pulling a crucial brexit vote in parliament because of the near certainty that her unpopular plan would go down in flames. >> we will, therefore, defer the vote scheduled for tomorrow and not proceed to divide the house at this time. >> and on wednesday hard liners in her own party, they staged a revolt triggering a no
confidence vote. may survived that vote but was made keenly aware. 1/3 of her mps had turned against her. >> i'm pleased to have received the backing of my colleagues in tonight's ballot. whilst i'm greatful for that support, a significant number of colleagues did cast a vote against me and i have listened to what they said. following this ballot we now need to get on with the job of delivering brexit for the british people and building a better future for this country. >> and after that may immediately went to brussels to elicit the e.u.'s help. she didn't get it but she tried to stay optimistic. listen. >> i note that there has been reporting that the e.u. is not willing to consider any further clarification. the e.u. is clear, as i am, that if we are going to leave with a deal, this is it, but my discussions with colleagues today have shown that further
clarification and discussion following the council's conclusions is, in fact, possible. >> that was the week that was and where do things go next let's bring in quinton peal to talk about this. associate fellow in the europe program at the london think tank chatham house. a commentator for the financial times. a pleasure to have you on the show, sir. thank you. >> thank you. >> let's talk about, again, the week that was where the british prime minister, caught between the proverbial e.u. rock and parliament hard place with a deal that remains widely unpopular. where does theresa may go from here? >> well, it was a disastrous week for her really and she's emerged from it looking exactly where she was in the beginning and yet even more stuck. it's as if she's in a deep hole and she hasn't stopped digging. she has a deal she wants to get
through the british parliament and no majority for it and so even though she's saying i think i can get this deal. the rest of europe is saying, we're not going to change any of the fundamentals. now she's stuck. all of the conversation is looking at what's going to happen next. on that score, it's not just that her own conservative party is totally divided but her cabinet seems to be fragmenting in three directions. you have one side saying we've got no deal. if there's no deal approved we'll go without no deal. the second side is saying if there's deadlock in parliament we should have a second referendum and the third side is rather feebly and bravely saying we'll still struggle to support the prime minister in her hopeless deal. it's real deadlock in the party and the one other thing on the table is will the labor party
have a go at a no confidence vote and there by trigger a new election. >> reminds me of the song "stuck in the middle with you" not sure which way this moves, to the right or left. let's talk more about theresa may. as we get closer to march, is this a matter of theresa may effectively running down the clock the closer we get to that date does it put more pressure on mps to make their peace with this deal or possibly be held responsible for a hard brexit with no deal? >> i think that is or was her plan, but it doesn't seem to be going anywhere because there is a very clear majority in parliament which says no deal would be a disaster and they say they will find one way or another of ensuring that the government can't crash out without a deal. there's one event that happened
last week which may actually prove to be the most important, and that was last monday when the european court of justice ruled that the british can unilaterally revoke their request to leave the european union. they can decide all alone, stop brexit. now nobody's really talking about that yet, but it means that as the clock gets closer and closer to midnight, there is a chance that government can say this is a nightmare, this is a disaster, we will simply revoke article 50 by which we plan to leave the european union, we'll stay in. >> that can certainly happen without a vote to the people. some would argue that could also be exact a strof if i can. let's ask that question of you. what about the possibility of this second referendum? does that become even more of an option as the clock continues to
tick down? >> yes, it does, and i think that's the point that tony blaire was making last week and causing a furious reaction from theresa may who said he was insulting the office of prime minister and insulting the office of great britain. theresa may is quite mild to say things like that about tony blaire showed i think the degree to which she's on the back foot, but i think this vote in parliament that i was talking about, if the british are to revoke their request to leave the european union, if they're to stay stop, they do have to pass a new law through parliament. it would require cross party support, and i'm pretty certain what it would say is we will stop the process in order to hold a referendum. >> it will be interesting to see what happens with this. who knows where this goes. live for us in our london bureau. thank you for your time.
we'll stay in touch with you. >> thanks for having me. while brittain waits on its critical vote, italy's new populus coalition government is deadlocked with the e.u. over the disputed budget. there's questions whether italy could follow the united kingdom out of the e.u. atika shubert has this report. >> reporter: a grand entrance for mateo salvine, leader of la league. the soaring score to this thank you rally six months after italy's elections suggests bigger ambitions for the man who has made italians first his rallying cry. now this is a show of force by the league and its party leader matteo salvine. remember, they only won 17%. they're in a coalition with the five star movement. they have surged in popularity.
recent poles place him at 34% and this rally is a way of consolidating that power. he's made a name for himself by attacking the e.u. and the national budget. this will bring europe back to its, quote, civilized christian roots. in his speech he said someone has betrayed the european dream. it is founded on respect, work, economic progress and work. after brexit, could we see an italexit? not yet. the immediate goal is to gain more seats at european parliament to con strain the e.u. first. >> we are very good on reading the society and we understand that there is a new challenge,
not only local against the state's bureaucracy but it's the local against the globallism, local against globalization and against the european super state that they want to be in. >> reporter: not far away the volunteers at europe now, a tiny grassroots movement are trying to convince them that italy needs more europe, not less. they set up their stall and give out e.u. flags. ment. >> national threats are real. for instance, we think oh, is that just rhetoric? it's not. brexit leads to real effect. >> reporter: for some of salvine's support jess, leaving is no longer unthinkable? >> maybe could. it depends. maybe it could. i don't know.
i'm not against it anyway. i'm not against an exit. i'm not against it. >> now? >> yes. i was very happy about brexit as well. >> reporter: the nationalism that triggered brexit is similar to the wave that salvini is talking about. cnn, rome. >> thank you for that report. still ahead on "newsroom," a new pole puts the spotlight on democrats who want to challenge the u.s. president come 2020. what they're saying about bernie sanders and several other possible contenders as "newsroom" pushes ahead. today is the day you're going to get motivated...
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any candidate to beat the u.s. president donald trump. a new cnn des moines register media com pole shows which democrats may be in the running. to break down those numbers cnn's ryan nobles filed this report. >> reporter: there's no doubt that we're a long way away to the first presidential votes of the 2020 campaign be but it's never too early to get a sense of what the iowa voters are thinking. democrats are telling us what their early thoughts are for the 2020 race for president. what we're seeing is that their thoughts are matching up pretty closely with what we're seeing nationally. former vice president joe biden leads the field there, 32%. bernie sanders, who had a pretty strong performance in 2016 comes in second at 19% and then the name that jumps off the page, beto o'rourke, the congressman from texas who just lost a narrow race for senate to ted cruz is in double digits at 11%.
rounding out the field you have massachusetts senator elizabeth warren, carmella harris and the rest of the field all below 5%. we could easily be in store for a wild card when it comes to this race. there's tomorrow names we threw in to see how they were thinking about it. it's pretty clear they would rather not see either of them get into it. what is on the minds of eye iow picking a winner. 54% of iowa democrats say they are going to vote for someone in the caucus who they believe can win the presidency and that is more important to them than necessarily voting for someone who strictly alliance with their ideology. this is about picking a winner. this is something that democrats in particular have always cared a great deal about and that is
exactly what they're thinking at this early stage of this campai campaign. we are starting to see what eye owe va voters are thinking. ryan nobles, cnn, washington. ryan, thank you. now to the oldest sitting justice on the u.s. supreme court. ruth bade er ginsburg is now ba in the spotlight. this after more than a month in which she fell and broke three ribs. her office, she sat down for an interview in new york and she said that she's feeling much better now. listen. >> how's your snelt. >> it's fine, thank you. >> and those ribs you busted? >> are almost repaired. >> that's good. and did you -- have you gone back to your trainer, brian stevens? >> yes. yes. we went back immediately after the fall.
we could do legs only but yesterday we did the whole routine. >> the whole routine? >> yes. >> the whole routine that most 35-year-olds can't do. >> yeah. puts 35-year-olds to shame. despite her accident, ginsburg never missed a day of arguments at the supreme court. speaks to her resilience. still ahead, in the pacific northwest, strong winds and rain knock out power. the very latest on the forecast as "newsroom" continues. today is the day you're going to get motivated...
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the scene from seattle, washington. hundreds of people there will be waking up in the dark this morning. this after a strong storm that brought high winds that knocked over trees and power lines leaving many people there without power. at one point, more than 100,000 customers didn't have electricity. let's talk more about this with our meteorologist ivan cabrera. i remember these type of storms up in seattle. they come in and it can be pretty powerful. >> sometimes it sets up where you get one after another after another. guess what, we're into that now
as we satisfy the waves breaking dramatically. dramatic scenes out of puget sounds. ferries having trouble there. waves breaking up to 30 feet. as george mentioned, there is another storm coming in. we're going see these over the next few days. high wind alert. sustained winds 45 to 55. gusts to 65 miles an hour. when you see it along the coast, that's going to be a fetch before the wind comes in. dozens and dozens particularly in seattle because of the storm we had. wind gusts of 55 miles an hour at the light house. that was enough to knock down power. folks waking up sunday morning without electricity. higher elevation snowfall as this continues to be a threat with a secondary system that comes in. what you're seeing here is not just one but two systems coming in. several inches of accumulation
along the coast and then the mountain snow. speaking of accumulating rain and snow, east coast storm pivoting through. still looking at very heavy rainfall through philly and d.c. particularly we head through the morning. we're going to transition not from rain, but we're talking snow, sleet, freezing rain. when you see the purple there, that's a winter weather advisory. that's not just today, that's sunday night into the morning commute on monday, unfortunately. that will be an issue as we see some accumulation. there is the forecast as we see the storm beginning. monday, it won't leave until monday afternoon. as far as how much you can expect, there you go. significant rain for this sunday. not the best looking day for new york and there you see some whites and purples. that's an indication of a little bit of snowfall, particularly the issue will be some icing on the roads as well. that will be an issue.
did you have to deal with that in seattle? >> yeah. yeah. it comes in and it's much more powerful. the storms are incredible. >> you know it's a big storm when the most famous surfers in the world all congregate. >> that's what's happening. >> they're booking flights right now. >> thank you very much. >> thank you for being with us this hour for "cnn newsroom." i'm george howell at the cnn center in atlanta. more news after the break. stay with us. ♪ there's no place like home ♪
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