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it has taken the tariff off t aluminum and steel. donald trump calls it a fantastic deal for the american people. >> hopefully congress will
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approve it quickly and then the great farmers and manufacturers and steel plants will make our economy even more successful than it already is. >> in the meantime canada and mexico are also dropping their retaliatory tariffs. the two will also drop any of outstanding complaints against the u.s. at the world trade organization. those trifs we tariffs were a significant trade block to the agreement. >> paula newton has a wrap of all of these developments for us. >> reporter: a hard-fought confession for both canada and mexico after protesting loudly about these tariffs away the way they were applied. the united states saying it was a matter of national security. they are lift now so it opens the way for the new deal.
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justin trudeau made clear that it is all systems go to try to get the new nafta deal ratified in canada. >> obviously these continued tariffs on steel and aluminum and our countermeasures represented significant barriers to moving forward with the new nafta agreement. now that we've had a full lift on these tariffs, we will work with the united states on timing for ratification, but we're very optimistic that we'll be able to move forward well in the coming weeks. >> vice president mike pence will be here in canada at the end of the month to try to pick up on some of that momentum, but really you can look at it as a trade reset for the trump administration and taking on china, they decided to try and hold their allies a little closer. they have held off on new tariffs for europe. are trying to speak very quickly with japan to try to see what could be done there. and in the meantime, now that they have this settled and out
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of the way for both mexico and canada, they are hoping that that deal will be ratified in the next few months. again, the reset is important as american businesses look to see what the u.s./china trade war will bring in the next few months. and taking some comfort that at least trade with allies can be on a more sure footing in the months to come. paula newton, cnn, ottawa. mexico's president reacted to the deal announcement. >> and says to strengthen trade and good understanding in north america, the mexican government consulted with the canadian government and promoted the tri-lateral dialogue. let's bring in inderjeet parmar from london. good to have you. >> thank you. very good to be here. >> so these tariffs on u.s. allies, was this an effective strategy by president trump and do you think this replacement of
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nafta has a chance of being ratified in a political lly divided congress here in the united states? >> that is the big problem now. i think the chances have improved because there is this kind of -- the taking away of the tariffs on aluminum and ste steel and i think that will make a lot of people a bit happier. but i think the democrats and critics want environmental labor protections to be added in as well. so chances have improved, but i suspect that the democrats will use the road block as leverage to try to extract concessions in other areas. this will return the idea that trump can't actually operate without congress alleional appr in all areas and i think this will strengthen the hand of congress as a result. >> on another front, the white house has decided to delay auto tariffs with the eu and japan for six months while it continues to negotiate, keeping
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in mind these tariffs would be brought forward in the name of national security. the president targeting u.s. allies again. the question to you, is this an effective strategy? >> it could be. what it suggests is that the national security argument is actually hollow. there is no national security threat to the united states directly from the eu. it was always a political move and it was a move which allowed the president to act in a unilateral fashion without any kind of congressional approval. so it was a political tactic in order to try to show that president trump was standing up for -- alledgedly for american workers taking on all comers and all competitors including allies. and i think the fact that he's now to delay and the move that he also made on china and mexico suggests that he is beginning to
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realize something very fundamental, that the global interdependence of economies and the fact that the global economy which goes in to any kind of a tail spin with markets and turmoil has an effect on his voting base as well. and i think he is on the horns of a dilemma in that regard with his philosophy of economic nationalism. >> and then finally i'd like your thoughts on the trade war currently playing out now between the united states and china. the tough talk from the white house especially with the recent moves targeting the telecom giant huawei seemed to put the brakes on efforts to reach a trade deal. do you think these hurdles can be smoothed over when presidents trump and xi meet at the g-20? >> there is a possibility, but the two sides are on the horns of a dilemma themselves. they are totally entinterdepend, with the chinese primarily more than the other way around.
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so the ramping up the tariff war from the american side has been greater. but on the other hand, the two economies are interdependent and it affects the global economy and then that goes all the way back to the deep south where the u.s. -- where the levels of industrial coach. and agricultural employment are very high and thoseaffected the affect president trump's voting base. so what we have is the fact that you have an economic nationalist philosophy, an attempt to subordinate the chinese economy which is having deep effects on markets and the voter base that brought trump to power. his strategy of trying to do that against all-comers will backfire on him in 2020 and i think that this is why he's having to recalibrate that strategy to try to salvage what his prospects for 2020. >> inderjeet parmar joining us in london.
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thank you. we turn now to developments with the russia investigation. unsealed court documents are now providing a clearer picture of exactly how michael flynn helped it. flynn was president trump's first national security adviser and was fired after just three weeks. >> cnn has also learned even as flynn was cooperating with robert mueller, he was reaching out to one. kritd ti krt tick of the investigation. jim acosta has this. >> reporter: dodging questions from reporters, the president took to twitter to poke holes in a stunning revelation in the russia investigation. that one of mr. trump's attorneys was in contact with former national security adviser michael flynn about his cooperation with federal investigators. the president tweeted it now seems that general flynn was under investigation long before it was common knowledge. it would have been impossible for me to know that. why was i not told so i could make a change.
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but that is not accurate. less than one week after mr. trump was sworn into office, sally yates told the white house that flynn had lied to the vice president about his contacts with the russian ambassador, a falsehood that could make the national security adviser vulnerable to blackmail. those lies were all cited as the reason why the president fired flynn. >> we had wanted to tell the white house as quickly as possible to state the obvious, you don't want your national security adviser which mized compromised with the russians. >> reporter: and also barack obama warned donald trump about michael flynn in the oval office. >> it is true that president obama made it known that he wasn't exactly a fan of general flynn's. which frankly shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone given that general flynn had worked for president obama, was an outspoken critic of president obama's shortcomings. >> reporter: though the white house denied there were any concerns about what flynn might
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tell investigators. >> is the white house concerned that general flynn has damaged about t information about the president and what occurred during the campaign with respect to russia. >> >> nope. >> reporter: the president warned he is going after the investigators tweeting my campaign was spied on. nothing like that has ever happened in american politics. a really bad situation. treason means long jail sentences and this was treason. in an interview on fox, attorney general william barr echoed the president's talking point. >> witch hunt, hoax? >> i used what words i used and it was an investigation. but i think if i had been falsely accused, i'd be comfortable saying it was a witch hunt. >> reporter: and he took wants to get to the bottom the whether anything illegal occurred. >> if we're worried about foreign influence, for the same reason we should be worried about whether government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale. and so i'm not saying that
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happened, but i'm saying that we have to look at that. >> reporter: barr also denied that he lied to congress when he testified about the findings in the special counsel's report. >> i think it is a lafrabughabl charge. partly because they may be concerned about the outcome of the review about what happened during the election. >> reporter: and in a speech in washington, the president continued his attacks on the press accusing reporters of making up stories about tensions over his iran policy. >> everything is a source says. there is no source. the person doesn't exist. the person is not alive. it is [ bleep ]. >> reporter: the president took issue with reports that there is friction behind the scenes among his advisers over iran. mr. trump said his national security adviser john bolton and a secretary of state mike pompeo will performing to his satisfaction. and in the meantime a senior official told cnn that the president's national security team is working to provide more evidence of iran's military
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activity that has concerned advisers inside the white house. that evidence the official said should be released in the coming days. jim acosta, cnn, the white house. china is standing behind iran and amid the rising tensions with the united states reportedly reaffirmed support for the iran nuclear deal during a meeting with his counter part. and earlier iran's foreign minister mocked the u.s. president online saying the u.s. doesn't know what to think. let's discuss this with frederifrederik pleitgen from tehran. we just heard jim acosta reference the president there over this issue. and there have been questions raised. >> reporter: -- reports whether he is on the same page with advisors and that iran's leaders believes u.s. was preparing to attack them which prompted them to prepare for an attack.
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what are you hearing from there about all of this in tehran? >> reporter: well, misunderstanding, miscalculation, those are certainly the operative words not just in washington but this region as well. and i think that it is very interesting, very important and also something that could potentially be likely. there haven't been any real comments coming out of the iranian government on whether or not there was a miscalculation or what they were thinking. however they have been saying from the very beginning that they believe that it was the u.s. that was escalating this situation. one interesting nugget that we found came from iran's ambassador to the united states who came out a day and a half ago and he said we're not preparing for any sort of conflict, however we need to be prepared if in fact a done conflict starts. so maybe an indication that iran thought u.s. was ramping things up here and maybe some of the military moves that the u.s.
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says that it had intercepted from the iranians with the satellite images that we've been hearing about maybe it was in reaction to that, but again, there is still a lack of clarity as to how the situation escalated to the point that it did. it seems as though here the tensions are somewhat easing. again, iranians have been saying they don't want this conflict to east late. and the supreme leader said that there is not going to be a war with the united states. tensions are still alive on social media, which of course is a lot less dangerous. president trump blaming the situation as he quite frequently does on us, on the media, tweeting, quote, with all of the fake and made up news out there, iran can have no idea what is actually going on. of course he is referencing the fact that there is this perceived disconnect between himself and some of his advisers, specifically john
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bolton and mike pompeo and saying all those reports are fake news. this led to trolling by iran's foreign minister. and we have to tell our viewers that iran's foreign minister has coined a term that he calls the b team where he says that there are people trying to drive president into a car that president trump doesn't want, referencie benjamin netanyahu, crown prince of saudi arabia and john bolton. that is the b team. and he tweeted, and i quote, with the #b team doing one thing and real donald trump saying another thing, it is apparently the u.s. that doesn't know what is to think, he quotes. we in iran have actually known what to think fsince 1953, whic of course is the time that iran's president was overthrown and the shah was reinstated.
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he says that is a good thing. so iranians essentially saying they have clarity, they have a clear thinks on all of this, they believe that it is the u.s. that at this point doesn't and referencing the fact that the iranians believe that there is a certain agree of disconnect between president trump and some of his most senior advisers. >> and we can certainly understand why they put saudi arabia and israel on the b team, didn't we. fred, thanks very much for your reporting. first polls close in australia's nail biting election. we'll take you there live ahead. also, a tornado touches down in the american heartland. we have the very latest on a severe weather system moving across the central u.s., which it will be doing for the next few days. derek van dam will have that coming up. after a day of chasing dogs you shouldn't have to chase down payments.
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hoping to unseat the incumbent. he would be the sixth leader in as many years. >> mr. morrison has only been in office for eight months. there could be a record number of votes in this close race largely because australia has mandatory voting. to talk more, let's bring in a correspondent for the "new york times" based in sydney, australia joining us from hong kong. jamie, good to have you with us. so australians don't seem to like either of these candidates. let's talk about morrison. why do voters seem frustrated under police leadership? >> i think more with scott morrison it is a reflection of the voter frustration with the fact that when the liberal party came into power, the person in charge was malcolm turnbull and he was ousted in a leadership spill just last summer by a
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faction that was led over the party's disputes about climate change. and so scott morrison who was the immigration minister before he came in has essentially basically been campaigning since august to win over the public. they know that there had to be an election by may this year. and so really as soon as morrison came in, bill shorten knew as well from the labor side that they were all gunning for a may election and it has been a short campaign season, but both sides have really been campaigning since malcolm turnbull left office. >> just a bit more here about shorten. again unpopular. tell us more just about the reasons. there is a history there. reasons that voters see him a certain way. >> well, we've had a revolving door as you said within the liberal party. three prime ministers in the six years that the labor party was in opposition.
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but before the labor party was in opposition, the prime minister was pushed out and replaced by gilyard who was also pushed out and replaced by kevin rudd. and shorten was behind the scenes in both of those cases so he does have an element of untrustworthiness about him. voters have been very frustrated. they elect the person and the party and to have that choice taken away from them is reflected in the way that both of these men have low personal approval ratings. bill shorten because of his background has never really been able to escape that and by and large he is kind of hoping that the voters will vote for labor the party which is extremely diverse, extremely representative, has about 50% female politicians within the cabinet and the party. and has very, very popular politicians, some people like penny wong who is the senator
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and most likely to be the first asian australian foreign minister should labor win and i guess we'll find out by the end of the day. >> interesting, just the other day we were talking about hawkie as he was known there, once leader, so looking at this particular election quite a different circumstance. i want to talk about the key issues driving this election. climate change and immigration. climate change the lead issue there as opposed to immigration, which is a key issue here in the united states heading into the 2020 election. could you help our viewers understand why climate change is front and center in australia? >> look, australia is in so many ways the canary in the coal mine when it comes to the way the environment is being impacted by things like fossil fuels. australia has had so much extreme weather, extreme drought, mass flooding. and the great barrier reef which everyone sort of knows australia by, there has been coral
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bleaching because of heat waves. so the impact of using fossil fuels and having coal mining especially in australia, that is one of the biggest sx ports that australia relies on for its economy, it is a direct impact. and australiians feel that very directly and keenly. and that was actually one of the biggest reasons why malcolm turnbull got pushed out of power last year. his party could not agree on a proper way to come together on an energy policy that they could sell amongst each other to the public. and from the young voters particularly, this is such an issue for them because they really do see politicians gambling with their future. so the labor party has come out with a very ambitious platform in terms of when it comes to sort of complying with the paris agreement and the missions targets. and that has the liberal party
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arguing that it costs the economy more financially and the labor party say that we pay for it now or we pay for it in the future. so it is a real argument and real division of ideas and real inability to discuss a proper way forward. on an issue that really impacts the entire country and of course the future generations. >> it is interesting to see how australia is taking this issue on. it is an issue that whether you like it or not, at some point will be at your front door, already is quite honestly. jamie, thank you again for your time. >> thank you. severe weather strikes the american heartland. we'll have the latest on the powerful storm system ripping through the central u.s. plus u.s. farmers are leaving the -- feeling the pinch rather from tariffs as the trade war with china rages on. what formers want the government to know. stay with us.
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welcome back to "cnn newsroom." i'm natalie allen. >> and i'm george howell with the headlines we're following for you. the u.s. plans to liftnadian an and aluminum. the u.s. enacted the measures last year on national security grounds. the charge canada rejected. without providing any evidence, president trump is now stating as a fact that his campaign was the victim of a spy
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operation. it is not clear what illegal activity he is alluding to, but he called it treason. high school through the fbi had a former trump campaign adviser carter page under surveillance as a possible foreign agent, but that was legally sanctioned by the courts. missouri's governor says that he will sign a sweeping new law that makes it much more difficult for women to get abortions in that state. missouri lawmakers voted overwhelmingly friday to ban most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. legal challenges are expected and could put the matter back before the u.s. supreme court. we're following severe weather in the u.s. midwest, tornadoes have been reported in several states. derriek here to tell us about i. >> the month of may to become the busiest month for tornadoes and it typically is. yesterday living up to its name. we had over 30 tornadoes
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reported throughout the central u.s. the plain states, that is ground zero. there was one tornado reported in southwestern texas. but let me take you to the oklahoma panhandle because this tornado was particularly interesting to watch. you are looking at a rope tornado. and what a shot, right, to see this from such a far distance away. there are clear skies behind the tornado, but very impressive. fortunately a lot of these have formed in rural areas not impacting too many people. but -- and no injuries or fatalities. but we do have a long stretch of severe weather for the next several days. we'll get to that in one second. get back to the graphics and talk about the setup for today. the collision of air masses, we talk about the xwreeingredients necessary, cold air from the north, warm air from the south, colliding in the central parts of our country and that is why we have at the moment even in the middle of the night a tornado threat ongoing across
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central texas. look at some of the discreet thunderstorm cells moving to the northeast. thunderstorms generally the severe weather threat across the northern plains has diminished overnight, but it will refuel into this afternoon and evening as all the ingredients necessary come together to get more redevelopment of showers and thunderstorms. you can see des moines into kansas city and wichita and st. louis region. further south, eastern texas, we're concerned about area into eastern oklahoma where we anticipate some of the larger tornados later this afternoon and evening. and then the severe weather threat shifts into the great lakes as we end off the weekend and then we see another pulse of energy bringing the risk by monday to start off the workweek. and just to end this off, it is not only the tornado threat that we're concerned about, it is flooding. we've had an area across the central u.s. that has been plagued with flooding lately. more rain to come for that
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region. >> tharnk you. the trade war between the u.s. and china shows no signs of he'ding up. >> tariffs on things like pork have left farmers facing an uncertain future. our martin savidge went to the heartland to find out how farmers are dealing with the new reality. >> reporter: mike rushes to plant dorn before tcorn before d of rain. these are babies? >> yeah, they grow really rapidly. >> reporter: 600 pigs are born on this farm every week and every year they say 28,000 go to market. a market now full of uncertainty due to the ongoing trade war with china. >> prices seem to fluctuate a lot. >> reporter: china has been a growing market for u.s. farmers, but when the trade war broke out, u.s. pork was one of the first casualties. china adds more than 60% tax to the price of american pork feskt
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differencely cutting off u.s. suppliers and forcing changes back on the farm. >> you maybe fix things instead of buying new things. and you maybe put off some purchases or remodeling of barns and stuff like that. >> can i ask you who you voted for? >> in the last election, i voted for trump. >> reporter: like many farmers, he feels a new trade deal is needed, but he is not sure that tariffs are the way to go. >> i would say that maybe it wasn't the best way to approach it, but, you know, it is kind of a guessing game at this point. >> $15 billion -- >> reporter: he is also not happy with the $15 billion relief trump is promising farmers this year. >> that is a band aid over a gaping wound. what we really want is to just -- we want trade deals. >> reporter: though there is no end in sight to the trade war, there is a new and deadly player in the mix. african swine fever. this is very much fatal and very
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done tanlg y contagious. >> very fatal to pigs. >> reporter: he would know. he has a ph.d. in hike crow biology. the disease is reportedly decimating china's pig population which may force china to buy u.s. pork and because china is the world's largest consumer of pork could be a growing factor in overall trade negotiations. >> i would have to imagine that it would put some pressure on them to get a deal because let's face it, everyone's lives would be a lot easier for us and for china if we could just work out a deal. >> reporter: without one, pork producers will spend more uncertain days trying to decide which of these little fellas goes to market and this ones stay home. are martin savidge, cnn, walcot, iowa. the red carpet has been rolled out cannes film festival. we're taking a look at some of
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welcome back. the 72nd cannes film festival is under way and as the stars arrive, change is blowing in the sea air. >> the coveted grand prize remains as alluring as ever, but some say that the famous festival is slowly kree involviinvolv evolving with the times. here is michael holmes. >> reporter: for two weeks the spotlight firmly fixed on cannes. the official posterfor the 72nd cannes film festival honors a french director who passed away in march. it is a nod to a new era of scrutiny for a festival that has been criticized in the past for its failure to adequately reflect women's involvement in the industry. this year four of the 21 films
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competing for the top award are directed by women. >> also looking forward to the time when we come and we don't have to say the women directors and as a woman i'm looking forward to that time also. and i'm very honored to be here. >> reporter: back on the red carpet, hollywood's a-list are out in force this year. >> something horrifying is coming. >> reporter: the dead didn't die features bill murray, adam drive driver. ♪ and i think it also be a long time ♪ >> reporter: and rocket man tracks the singer's early career. and then once upon a time in hollywood. brad pitt, dicaprio and margot
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robbie star in this offering. >> first team tarantino is sort of here on his own. and also the first time he's made a film that is not independent. now he is a studio director. so those two issues will come to into play. also i think a lot of people will be asking him to reflect more on the weinstein issue. he's talked a little bit about what he knew, what he didn't know, but he hasn't really for a lot of people -- he hasn't really come clean about it. >> welcome back to bird island. >> reporter: cannes seeks to cater to all tastes and a different movie experience is on offer with the angry birds movie 2 which also launches at the festival. >> we need to put aside our differences and work together. >> reporter: mock if you want, but the original released in 2016 earned $350 million at the box office. >> we played around, experimented and found really funny moments. the story i think is really
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strong. so all in all it's been an amazing experience. my expectations, i expect everyone to laugh. i think that it will be really good. >> reporter: the fact that the angry birds 2 is premiering on such a hallowed cinematic stage perhaps foreshadows why the changes at cannes. >> i think the festival has to change and i think that this year it will be the first year that we'll see the first signs of how cannes will change to make itself fit for the future. >> reporter: but traditionalists fear not, for good or ill, the old guard aren't abandoning cannes anytime soon. michael holmes, cnn, atlanta. let's talk more about it with our guest, film critic and commentator richard if it'swilliams. always good to have you here. i want to start with the films. i like that we just heard from michael that there is a wide range of films. certainly from angry birds to
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the szombie horror comedy. >> a very strange decision to have a zombie horror movie open the festival. the director has made a lot of films which tend to be much more intimate. i think that it is supposed to be a political aligory and perhaps that was the choice. they made a disastrous decision in 2014, they had one of the worst bio pics ever that opened the festival. but here there is the issue of sexism, 82 actresses protested last year about the -- in the "me too" movement and also the lack of female drepgt are tor tl remaining a problem. and netflix has been shut out which is highly controversial as is the intended honorary for an
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actor involved in a variety of controversies. >> involving his treatment of women, one example. >> and also his involvement with the far right. there is little doubt he's had a dish distinguished career. no doubt that he is one of france's top actors. but nunl tonetheless it does se curious message to award him at this particular team especially with "me too" and times up movements being so important. and also the fact that he's expressed no remorse for previous views. >> and we just heard in that report as well that the female directors wish they didn't have to point out the female directors that are there. but we must say that this year also marks the first time in the
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72 year history that black female director will have a film in the competition. what an achievement. what do you know about her film and her? >> the film has received rave reviews. it is an atlantic stance dealing with the refugee crisis. it is a drama and she said herself that she was rather shocked that she is the first black female director to be nominated in this category. but nonetheless, it is a move forward. only two women have won best director at cannes, so certainly something that ought to change. but also, and this is very
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exciting, once upon a time in hollywood, this would be dramatic because it is darren tak tarantino's take of the murders, and he is known for his violence in his films and the the fact that he a very, very powerful director. 25 years ago after all, it was pulp fiction, who could forget such a hip and cool movie. >> i can't believe it was 25 years ago when that dance move came out. we all are still doing that. i want to ask you a followup to something that you said. we saw a report about cannes evolving. why are they still blocking netflix? >> well, this is a very important issue you. in fwrans france for a movie th being streamed to go into mainstream cinemas, you have to wait for three years.
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in hollywood there is a movement that supports this. even spielberg has objected to the way hollywood has embraced netflix. cannes is resolute that streamed movies have to wait. and netflix has been banned this is two years running. so there are those who came that it is against the way things are moving in cinema. those who claim on the other hand that it is representing that which is cinematic literally with the large screen being essential. i do tend toward the left. three years is a terribly long time in hollywood. the window is 90 days to stream movies. but this debate will rage on. and cannes is making a tough stand on it. also the president of the jury totally agrees with us and the debate will continue. it will be fascinating to see what happens. >> all right.
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richa richard fitzwilliamfitzwilliams pleasure. thank you so much. >> thank you. still ahead, one thing not so fun, a remote island paradise that is not even safe from pollution. up next, an eye-opening look at the skcale of plastic in our oceans.
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just when you think how much more plastic can move on to islands around the world, we have enough for you. they are marketed as us a tral i can't's last unspoiled paradise, but a new study found just the opposite. >> more than 400 million pieces of plastic washed up on the remote island chain and serve as a reminder of the staggering amount of pollution. >> reporter: remote in the indian ocean, a stunning tropical paradise, but look closer. home to just a few hundred people, but littered with staggering amount of plastic trash. including nearly 1 million shoes and sandals. plus millions more straws, toothbrushes and bottles, weighing an estimated 238 metric
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tons. >> it is drowning in plastic. which is really sad considering how incredibly remote the islands are. >> reporter: they are 1,000 kilometers southwest of indonesia and more than 2,000 kilometers northwest of australia. so when you see how much plastic is on it, you can imagine how much more is in the ocean. >> our estimates of how much debris is actually present on the island is in excess of 414 million pieces, largely comprised of single use everyday consumer items. >> reporter: dr. lavers made headlines when they revealed that henderson island had the highest density of plastic debris anywhere on earth. the plastic trash a cocoas is
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less dense, but more than ten times greater total volume. she compares to canaries in a coal mine and urges that humans act on the warnings. >> so this is a great opportunity for us to see ourselves in this debris and figure out how we can remove at least one of these items from our day to day activities. so if it is a plastic toothbrush that you use every morning when you brush your teeth, maybe think about switching to bamboo for example. >> reporter: and even though every bit helps, the scale of the problem is immense. scientists think about 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean every year. karen maginnis, cnn. >> boy, humans, we're not that great and that area is certainly one. bamboo too
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