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chelsea. we and appreciate you joining us and we'll see you later captioning sponsored by cbs another busy day of diplomacy. president trump wraps up the g-20 summit in germany with a whirlwind of meetings. daughter ivanka raises eyebrows sitting in for the president. also tonight, extreme heat fuels a growing wave of wildfires in the west. a showdown in charlottesville, virginia over plans to remove a confederate statue. >> people are angry and people are mobilizing. >> ninan: new details about high tech prison break. did this convict use a drone to escape? >> this is the first time this has ever happened. this is the "cbs weekend news."
>> ninan: good evening, i'm reena ninan. president trump wrapped up a four-day visit to europe today. his final day at the g-20 summit included a face-to-face meeting with china's president xi jinping. also today, nineteen g-20 leaders agreed to implement the paris climate accord. the u.s. is now the only g-20 nation to pull out. first daughter, and presidential adviser ivanka trump raised eyebrows briefly sitting in for her father at a table of world leaders - while he stepped away for one-on-one meetings. major garett now - with more on this busy day of diplomacy -- and demonstrations -- i >> reporter: more than 20,000 protesters converged on hamburg for the g-20 summit's final day. the largely peaceful assembly contrasted sharply with the scuffles, looting and fires that flared the night before. more than two hundred german police were injured and nearly 100 protesters were arrested or detained in three days of disturbances. president trump complimented
german chancellor angela merkel's handling of the protests - which have become something of a ritual at these summits. >> it's been really incredible the way things have been handled -- and nothing is easy -- but so professionally and without much interruption. >> the last day of the summit a whirl wind of the presidential meetings with the leaders britian, japan, australia, sinapore and indonesia. the biggest came last. >> we are developing and have developed a wonderful relationship. >> as mr. trump melt chinese president she ying ping and urged more pressure to deter north korea's pursuits. >> i may take longer than you'd like but there will be success in one end or the with other. >> leaders like russian president vladimir putin. he denied meddling in the u.s. election an issue mr. trump
raised in their meeting yesterday but later set aside. >> the opposition is they well-known. i repeated it. no grounds at all that russia intervened in the election. >> putin said he was optimistic about relations with mr. trump. >> president trump is very very different from the real trump not the trump i had before me. >> historically the u.s. has led the drafting of the final summit statement. not so under president trump. the other 19 nations here agree that the paris climate accord which mr. trump withdrew the united states from is irreversible and will not be renegotiated. they also pledged to fight what they called trade protectionism, a fought s not so thorough refeo mr. trump's multinational trade deal and threats of the future. >> ninan: thank you. now that president trump has addressed with president putin
the issue of russia's interference in the election, what are the consequences. in an interview airing sunday on face the nation, john dickerson poses that question to nike hailey, the u.s. ambassador to the u.s. >> where this thing stands on the question of russian meddling. the last time you and i talk the russians need to know there are consequences when they get involved in our elections. what are those consequences. >> not just russia. any country needs to know that there are consequences when they get involved in our elections. and i think that's why it's good that the investigations are going on and we're analyzing and looking into all that and i think we need to manage it accordingly. the only thing we don't want is for the political process to be influenced or tainted in any way and i think we have to make sure we're always strong on that point and let everyone know we're not going to put up with it. >> given that the president says the russians know they metaled what consequences will they face as a result of that action. >> i think you have to ask the
president. the thing first is confronting them letting them know we know it happened, letting them it can't happen again. they had quit a bit of cyber conversation in terms of cyber meddling or cyber abuse not only political but security situation and they talked quite a bit on the cyber attack risk. so i think we'll see what happens there. keep in mind yesterday's meeting was all about talk but at the end day this will be about actions. we have to see where we go from there. >> ninan: you can see the full interview tomorrow on face the nation. john's guests also include republican senators john mccain and ted cruz. on the korean peninsula today two u.s. bombers joined fighter jets from japan and south cree. it's a practice bombing run in response to north korea's ballistic and knew clear program. the mission was called a defensive show of forced immunity. record breaking heat is a growing rate of wild fires in the west.
more than three dozen large fires are raging across 11 states this weekend. chris martinez has the latest. >> in less than a day this fire near santa barbara exploded in size from 150 ey acres to more n 6,000. smoke descended to rural towns forcing hundreds to graduate including gretchen left. >> it was heading in our direction so we got the dogs, jumped in the car. >> further north, hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain this fashion moving blaze near sack men though. residents like sharon albertson is ready to leave. >> we're loaded up, we're ready to go. >> on top of the wild fair danger, brutally hot temperatures with records toppling across the southwest. phoenix hit a high of 118 degrees friday making a 112 year record for the date. palm springs reached 122 degrees, one of its hottest days
ever. and in death valley, the mercury soared to 127. >> we're going to see an increase in calls during this peak heat. >> eric scott says people ignore the risk of spending too much time outdoors. even for the most seasoned veterans. >> firefighters are not exempt from this heat them says. firefighter going to a fire takes a hundred extra pounds. it's very challenging. >> forecasters say there is some relief in sight. slightly cooler we were is expected sunday before a cooling trend begins monday. that could help with the evident to get some of those wild fires under control. >> ninan: chris martinez, thank you. in char let ville, sir today a large crowd turned out for a counter protest against the klu klux klan to remove a statute of robert e. lee. as paula reid read reports the debate whether the monuments are
a symbol of hate. >> char lets ville police were out in full force keeping the peace between the klu klux klan and those who showed up to oppose them. >> it is a great sign for sharp lets will that we are ready to confront de program see, that we are ready to commit ending apartheid and making reparations. >> the clan is protesting the decision earlier this year to reprove the statute of robert e. lee from a public park that used to bear his name. the statute was vandalized with red paint. cities across the country are decided whether or not to remove and in some cases replace confederate symbols. last month in st. louis a confederate memorial was removed from forest park. after an agreement was reached between the city and the civil war museum. four confederate statutes were taken down in new orleans after two years of court battle and a heated public debate.
this man says taking down these statutes is an effort to rewrite history. >> these statutes are history. they should be left alone. you can't erase this. >> charletsville says this is not about rewriting history, it's about unity. >> people put the importance and value us that we all know. >> only a few dozen clan members showed up to today's protest even though the permit was for as many a hundred. the anti-defamation league says the group has been diminished by infighting and high turn over. reena. >> paula reid. a south carolina line employee is out of a job after an inmate escaped and took authorities on a 1200 mile chase. jim causey was serving a life sentence before making a high tech prison break on independence day. to tony dokoupil has the story. >> fugitive jimmy causey turned into this motel 6 last thursday
following three long days after he broke out of a maximum security prison in south carolina. >> we believe his cell phone was used to facile state and give this inmate the resources to escape. we also potentially believe that a drone was used to help him get the contra band in to escape. >> brian stirling the direct of the department of corrections believe the drone had wire cutters that he could cut through four fences. he left a dummy in his cells to confuse authorities. >> it's been a long couple days at the department. >> at about 3:00 am on friday as causey and text authorities moved in including deputy marshall brandon filla. >> he left the light on and helped us out. >> he found causey request a shotgun, a handgun, an id and
$47,000 in cash. he scaind once before in 2005 after hiding in a garage truck. newer technology like drones and cell phones have authorities worried. >> causey's on his way back to south carolina to face new charges. the governor of south carolina meanwhile disease panding permission to jam cell dismams at all prisons. >> ninan: is the federal communications commission granting it. >> not so far. it's a decades old law. only federal agencies have that permission and cell companies themselves say they don't want to change because it will weaken their networks. >> ninan: thank you. coming up house president trouble's support for charter schools and vouchers will hurt the voters who who put him in office.
>> ninan: president trump and education secretary betsy devos have placed "school choice" at the top of their education agenda. their proposed budget calls for hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for vouchers and charter schools. but some educators in rural areas are concerned about proposed cuts in funding to public schools. jim axelrod reports. >> row stretched are school resources in letcher county, kentucky. this is a good place to start. actually, he does double duty at he elementary school. he's also the pribles at this school. >> have a great day, love you, bye. >> terry has six teachers for nine grades but the school still performs in the top 5% of the state. >> we have our challenges. we're doing our absolute best. we attempt to make a difference in every child's life. >> the school is certainly making a difference in nick
sturgill's life. what's the best part. >> the teachers. they reach out to you. if they're feeling down they come and say hey are you feeling all right. >> have you ever had conversations like that. >> never here. >> nick is one of the 130 students at the school where 60ers percen% live below the poverty line. which one of you is a better student. >> sisters eat two meals each day and get sent home with extra food on weekends. do you think there's a connection between doing well in school and what you're going to be able to do in life. >> yes. >> with federal and state funding figured on enrollment, freddie can't afford to lose a single student. he fears the trump whitehouse support for charter schools and couchers could lead. >> i understand the need for increasing performance in school but just making a blanket
statement and saying all schools in the nation can receive this voucher to go somewhere else, it would be detrimental to a school that's performing will with well. if you lost ten kids you'd lose a teacher. >> nine minute students attend school in america. shawna is now a community college teacher and a writer. >> you want to have a school voucher debate, fine. >> it's not for here. it's not for this place. >> rod burg believes president trump's school choice agenda would ciphe sign money away froe schools doing the most. >> even people i know who are conservative know these public schools, they know that public school here is a necessity. >> just ask nick sturgill. >> if you could go to another school would you. >> not for a million bucks.
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>> ninan: tonight on 48 hours: a young soldier is charged with murdering his wife in cold blood. he says it was an accident, and can explain how it happened. will the jury believe him? erin moriarty is on the case. >> when skylar and danielle met it was something you read in the fairy books. >> they watched as their son skylar a 20 year old soldier fell in love with a bryant high school cheerleader, danielle. >> there was nothing that could key them apart. >> in fact danielle dropped out of her northern california high school to marry skylar and live with him close to the ft. lewis army base in washington. on october 16th, 2014, skylar
nemets was returning from a mission but pan hours of his return. danielle was dead shot in the back of the head with an ar15 rifle. >> i didn't mean to hurt anybody. >> did you intentionally kill your wife, skylar. >> no, i did not. >> why didn't he try to revive his wife or even call 911. >> he was saying this is an accident. we believe he murdered his wife. >> prosecutors say skylar shot and killed his 19 year old wife in a jealous rage and charged him with first degree murder. >> they found him guilty before they investigated. >> i can live withri'm the reason danielle died but i can't live with being called a murderer. >> you can see the full report the soldier's wife tonight on 48
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it's a british territory at the southern tip of spain - and it's the only place in europe where you can find wild monkeys. jonathan vigliotti shows us how conservationists there are trying to keep the peace between gibraltar's engangered monkeys - and their neighbors. >> the jagged peninsula of gibraltar, along spain's southern coast, has been controlled by the british since the 1700's. but high above the city - where rock meets cloud. the monkeys rule. the endangered barbary macaque is the only wild monkey in europe and they're facing off with another set of primates - their human neighbors. >> "we're headed to the top of the rock where the barbary macaque lives - and where breakfast is just about to be served" >> everyday like clockwork.ù fresh fruit and vegetables arrive at this remote peek.ù .ùthe impatient jumping right i. this is their territory - they're in charge, we're not dr. eric shaw leads the macaque management team who spreads the spoils. this royal treatment is a peace offering for this cheeky bunch.
>> when you open your car door, they know when you've lef left n and they get into the resphrij traitor. >> just like children, monkeys prefer sweets. >> he's trying to get in. he was trying to get into the backpack which is how clever they are. they know in backpacks people carry foods. >> barbary macaques are professional pick pockets. they turn a blind eye because they are number one tourist attraction. while most macaques are friendly, some can be vicious which is why shaw's management program is funded by the government and support by the locals. >> how many macaques sit on the rock. >> 225 on the rock altogether. >> to help protect they give each monkey a trapping chip and
tattoo along with annual check ups. the irony of man feeding animals to keep them wild is not lost on shaw who says as the human population grows, conservation must get creative. >> the range of primates in the whole of europe, they are among the endangered species list and if we're not careful they will disappear off the face of the earth. >> how important are these monkeys. >> as long as the monkeys are here, that's how important it is, according to legend. >> it's a win/win he says for both folklore and conservation. jonathan vigliotti cbs news, gibralter. >> ninan: that's the cbs weekend news for this sat. it continues on our 24 hour channel cbsn. i'm reena
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