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i'm don lemon. there's speculation north korea may test fire a missile this wednesday. china's patience with north korea appears to be wearing fin. president xi jinping saying no country should be allowed to throw a region into chaos for selfish gains. the comments suggests north korea's closest ally is getting fed up with the situation. >> this is rather unprecedented for the head of the party, the head of the militarmilitary, an president, all one person, xi jinping to be saying these words. i watched the ratcheting up of frustration among chinese leaders over the last 20 years that they probably hit the 212 broiling point as it relates to north korea. >> first, what more can you tell us about the speculation korea may launch a missile this week?
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we're having a little bit of trouble hearing kyung. we'll get back to you in just a minute here on cnn. please stand by. we'll get that fixed. i'm about to show you something that's very graphic. graphic images. these are some children killed in afghanistan reportedly in a nato air strike. local sources in a province on the pakistan border say 11 children died in the air strike and that several adults were killed as well. a nato military spokesman says they're aware of the reports and they are looking at it. they're investigating. also killed in afghanistan this weekend, six americans in two separate incidents. one of them was a suicide bombing that killed three us u.s. service members and two government civilians. 25-year-old ann smettinghall was among those killed. she loved what her family described as work that made a difference in the afghan people's lives. just a few minutes ago i talked with ann's father. >> we are doing okay.
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i think we are consoled by the fact that, you know, our daughter was really doing what she loved and making an important contribution, a positive contribution in the process. and we have been so gratified by all of the outpourings of support and condolences from so many people that she knew from so many lives that she touched. it really has been just a wonderful thing. >> what does she love about her job? apparently in order to do this work, you have to love it. >> she -- i think she really enjoyed the challenge. she really enjoyed the opportunity to work with the local people in the community. she did a lot of public outreach.
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she helped with a lot of the educational efforts in the schools in afghanistan. she did a great deal of work with many of the women's groups that were working for equality for women in afghanistan. she did -- she helped organize a group, a musical group to come to the united states. she was helpful in organizing their soccer team, the women's soccer team. just all kinds of different things, working with the local community to try to really improve things. >> her father, tom smeddinghoff. and ann's family traveling to dover air force base where the remains of those americans killed this weekend will arrive back here in the united states. the insurgency is gaining steam with the impending withdrawal of u.s. and nato. nic robertson getting an exclusive look inside a taliban
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training camp where raw recruits are being taught to fight and kill. >> reporter: this is not your normal taliban video. more misses than hits. troops struggling to master their weapons. >> i capture everything in this videos. condition of homes, sleeping. >> reporter: he is a pakistani journalist. out of concern for his safety, wants his identity kept secret. he tells me the pakistani taliban gave him rare access to one of their remote training camps close to afghanistan. where he saw them preparing for the nato pullout over the border. a battle he says taliban think they've won. >> they said, we have inflicted damages on them. that's why they are withdrawing from the region. they said that is our success that they are going from the region. >> reporter: he says he shot his
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video a year ago and for the week he was there, he followed four young pakistani suicide attack recruits. the training is detailed as it was long and relentless. everything from gun cleaning to rehearsing murder while driving in a car. he says apparently under american drone surveillance. >> drone were hovering the air. drones were good height. there was fear of drone military operation. everything. >> reporter: later, after he left, he says this building was hit in a drone strike. nine taliban killed. it's why only a handful trained together and why the camps are kept spartan. but he says it doesn't stop the recruits coming. >> they say that if the u.s. stay here, we are happy because we want to fight with them face to face. >> reporter: u.s. troops draw down in afghanistan. the pakistani taliban are
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increasingly upping their fight across the border. this is one of their recent p p propaganda videos shot in afghanistan. in a barbaric act, they murder a man they claim is an afghan spy working for nato. cnn cannot confirm its authenticity. it is a chilling reminder of how once war recruits hone their skills and how pakistan's taliban emboldened by the nato drawdown are flooding more fighters across the border. >> they have meager resources. very meager resources, but their determination, when i saw their determination, their determination was very high. >> reporter: these war recruits just a handful in a gathering storm ready to take advantage in a battle they think they've won.
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nic robertson, cnn, islamabad, pakistan. back to our top story now where the speculation that north korea may fire test missiles this coming wednesday. this warning from south korea comes as china's patience with north korea appears to be wearing thin. want to go now to cnn's kyung following the story for us. what can you tell us about the speculation korea may launch a missile this week? >> reporter: well, according to the presidential office here in south korea, it's a strong suspicion. they are targeting on that date, wednesday april 10th. they do believe that that is the highest possibility of a potential missile test launch from north korea and does appear, don, this entire region is in full preparation mode. take a look at this video. this is video that we captured at the u.s. osan air base. what you are looking at are u.s. patriot missile batteries. you can see that they are
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pointed up at the sky. these are land-to-air intercepter missiles and these patriot missile batteries, they usually are down on the ground, but they are up in plain, full view, and this according to the locals in that area, they tell us that these are only elevated in times of extremely high tension. just like now. now, the locals do tell us that they do feel a little more reassured seeing these missile batteries up. they are defensive. they say that this really shows them that because u.s. bases have been targeted by north korea, verbally, that this is at least some measure of protection. we are also seeing increased activity in the border towns of south korea. we're getting numerous reports that locals are being given fliers, preparation this week of what to do in case there is some sort of north korea provocation. and, don, one other thing i would like to mention, the u.s. commander in this region was scheduled to go to washington
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this week. he has now canceled that trip to stay in the region. >> kyung, talk to me more about the significance of china's thinly veiled warning to north korea today. how important is china in this equation? >> reporter: it's very -- you know, when you jump in on this and you hear something that doesn't seem particularly direct or strong from china, but if you cover all of this, and you see these incremental verbal changes from china, what we heard today is very, very significant. china is the key to all of this. china is the north's closest ally and that china is expre expressing in public at an economic forum a thinly veiled criticism of north korea. it is a direct message to pyongyang to dial it down. the question, though, don, is whether or not pyongyang is actually listening. >> kyung lah, thank you very much. straight ahead on cnn, boxing legend mike tyson who has had legal troubles of his own is
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i love that music. so the final four now down to two. but there can only be one winner. louisville, michigan, will square off tomorrow night for the ncaa men's basketball championship. louisville's kevin ware with a broken leg will be cheering from the sidelines like he did last night. ware couldn't even watch the final seconds of louisville's
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victory. not many people -- he had his head buried in his jersey. as he played -- some of the players were on the court like they couldn't even watch it. it was a great game. cnn's sports rachel nichols joins us in atlanta. it's so great to meet you. >> thank you. >> you're pulling double, triple duty. enjoyed t ee eed the interview. you were watching, there yesterday and saw him with his face buried. >> i did. before he did that, he -- his leg's got three rods in it i think, so taped up and all of that. he actually during a time-out when michigan was down by double digits jumped up on to the court to participate in a time-out and sort of spur his team on and yell at them and tell them they had to play better defense and everything else. that's the kind of energy and push that he's giving these players. it is so great to see him still get a chance to participate. and also help them win because for a while it looked like they might not win that game. >> i was telling, he got more air time than the teams. give us -- okay. we'll talk about an update on
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his condition. talk about this thing she has here. >> i want to bring this into our little couch area here. if we, like, over the news when you're doing the news later, if it was boom, boom, boom, over you, over your head, that's kevin ware's face, by the way, for people who don't know. it's on a popsicle stick. am amare from the knicks -- look, i have a demonstration, like van thvana white. win for ware. ama ama amare. this is a team that's the number one overall seed. >> no, no, i'm going to give it back. >> they're supposed -- >> it's like a not in my house, get well ware. ama
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amare stoudemire foundation. >> all around the country, there are people root iing for this tm that honestly should be the big bad goliath that we should be rooting for the underdogs and instead they've become america's sweethearts. the question is, where does that leave michigan? >> tell us about the preparation. >> for michigan it's interesting, it's a quick turnaround. they play saturday night, don't know how they're going to play next. 48 hours later they're playing the most important game of tournament. despite the fact he was up until 2:00, 3:00 in the morning last night, by 5:45 a.m., he was watching tape of his new opponent, of louisville, and, you know, had to go through and have a practice today. that's it. had one practice today and go on and play the game tomorrow. >> it's going to be a mighty match. yesterday both teams were very good na good. came down to the wire. the kind of basketball you want to. gives you a bit of angina, like oh my gosh. >> louisville's press, they play offense. everyone talks about the louisville defense. they have good offense.
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they have guys who can shoot. michigan, shoots lights out if they're playing on all cylinders. it's going to be interesting to see that matchup and see who coaches who have different philosophies, different styles. one of the deans of college basketball, been such a presence. and a lot more of a journeyman. coach coach in more than half a dozen division 1 schools. >> is this one of the most exciting ones you've seen recently? it appears to me it is. maybe because it's here in atlanta. >> outside your door. can we show what's going on outside of here? there are thousands of people. >> thousands of people, rachel. >> i don't think they're here for sting. i think they're here for you. >> they're here for us. >> they know you're right across -- you can't see it in that shot, but the studio is right here. they're here, going to turn all around from having watched sting and make a 180 degree turn and look and say, don lemon, we cant don lemon. >> you're exactly right about that. you know what's funny, though, when we walked down -- you walk down in the atrium? people will be watching. there are big monitors in the
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atrium. they'll be watching. i'll go downstairs for dinner and they'll go -- aren't you supposed to be up on that box? >> the people on the grounds over there. >> it's a pleasure meeting you. you can leave that kevin ware. >> kevin ware is coming with me to the stadium. see these on tv tomorrow, a bunch of people in the arena holding them. you'll see a lot of people supporting michigan. let's not kid ourselves. michigan, big school, a lot of gradua graduates. >> she's not mean but she's not leaving me with that. rachel. coming up after this quick break, it is a topic i've covered many times before. missing people of color. it's a topic that often gets overlooked by the national media. "jet" magazine did an exhaustive investigation. the magazine cover says it all. "missing & black: where's the outrage?" i'm going to talk with the magazine's editor in chief. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years,
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searchers scouring the gulf of mexico for two boys believe
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kidnapped by their parents. joshua and his wife, sharon, are accused of taking the boys ages 2 and 4 from their grandparents' house in tampa, florida. he and his wife have been described by authorities as anti-government. police say they may all be on a sailboat. it's been five weeks and still no sign of the new orleans area teacher, a prayer vigil was held friday at police headquarters for terrilyn monette, last seen after leaving a local lounge. police have no leads. monette's family hopes keeping the case in the public eye will help lead to answers. unfortunately, though, this story is all too familiar when it comes to missing african-americans. we talked about the issue just a couple weeks ago and now it is a focus of a special report by "jet" magazine. "missing and black: where is the
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outrage?" the editor in chief of "j"jet" joins us from new york. we'll talk about the article. last time i had "black & missing" on from tvone, i asked her, it was the last question, it should have been the first question. to you think the media doesn't pay as much attention to people of color who are missing? is it racism? >> i don't like to say it's racism. i think this is just -- that's just america. you know, the people in control focus on what matters to them. unfortunately, the majority of people are not minorities or african-americans. >> and that's it? >> it's that simple. you've, i mean, in a crisis, everyone will run to their corners and focus on what their own personal agenda is. that's why "jet" magazine, we had to make this our focus. our agenda is to make sure we represent the authentic voice of the african-american community. that's why we're talks about that. >> let's talk about the article. it shows 16 faces of missing
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african-american kids and youth. it really puts it into perspective, doesn't it? >> i mean, that was the purpose. this is -- this is an epidemic. and it's not that i don't believe that our community knows that it's happening. i just think that the majority of our community feel like it's an isolated event and that it happens, oh, this happens to wealthy people, this happens to people far away. no, this is happening in every demographic. this is happening all across our community. 800,000 children under 18 go missing every year. of that amount, 150,000 are african-american. >> right. >> that is according to the fbi, because we spoke to the fbi, we went to the authorities. that's 33.8%. >> yeah. >> that's almost double the amount of african-americans that there are in this community, in this country, rather. you know, this is serious. >> mitzi, when you talk about coverage and the lack of coverage, there are many people who will disagree with you, many people on social media disagreeing with you right now.
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>> i'm sure. >> especially people of color who watch news and say, i hear about natalee holloway and missing children, but i rarely hear about black children. how can you say it's not racism? or at least that there's -- let me rephrase that. or at least that it's not a double standard? >> i didn't say it wasn't a double standard. >> okay. >> i just think when we start to say racism, we get caught up in that negative energy. and what we need to do is a step -- the people in power are going to focus on what matters to them. that's why i choose to focus on the black and missing because that's what matters to "jet." my community matters to me. and as long as we're not in power, we're not able to have the majority of people focusing on our issues. that's why we need to do it. that's why we need to be ringing these bells. >> before we run out of time, and we have a national audience here, let's talk about solutions. what are you hoping to accomplish by this article? and what can we do in the mainstream media to correct this issue? >> the primary thing is we need
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to prevent not lament. it is so much easier to handle things beforehand than retroactively, but when it happens, we have to organize, we have to alert people and we have to be persistent. we can't stop. we have to keep talking about our stories. don't accept, you know, substandard help. never give up. don't allow people to walk away from your situation. don't allow authorities to misclassify, you know, your missing loved ones as runaways. because those hours that are, like -- the time wasted during misclassification, because no amber alerts go off if it's a runaway. an amber alert only goes off if it's classified as an abduction. that is so important. don't a accept your loved one just walked away. if you feel in your heart, be loud and don't stop talking. we need to, as a community, come together. this is a problem. we are losing 17 of our children every hour.
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not a day. every hour. 17 of our babies go missing. and this should matter to us. this is our future. when we care, we have to be loud. we have to get everyone involved. that's why "jet" magazine is talking about it and we continue to talk about things that matter to our community. we're here -- >> mitzi -- >> yeah. i'm sorry. >> no, no, it's okay. let's put the article back up. i think it's very important. it's really a fascinating article. i encourage everyone to read it. it's called "fade to black" in "jet" magazine. mitzi miller is the editor in chief. thank you very much. keep doing what you're doing. >> thank you. former heavyweight champ mike tyson doesn't pull any choices in his effort to get a presidential pardon for another boxer. i'll tell you why he's fighting to right a historic wrong. this could lead to further tooth loss. try new poligrip® seal and protect denture adhesive. it stabilizes your partial to help reduce movement
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boxing legend jack johnson shattered the status quo by becoming the first african-american heavyweight champion in 1908. he also troubled the status quo when johnson broke one of the segregated jim crow laws. johnson's crime dating a white woman and eventually marrying one. convicted in 1913, that crime tarnished johnson's name and legacy. there's an effort under way to win a presidential pardon for him. former heavyweight champion mike tyson is part of it. >> hey, i'm just a great fan of jack johnson and, yes, certain standards in which johnson was
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convicted under and the circumstances, at the time, he wasn't even consider red a human being. and jack johnson broke all the barriers. he was just the -- he was the first guy, black person in galveston with a car when he was champion. he was the ali before our league. >> ali looked up to him as well. look, i think you probably looked up to him as well. i should mention you're in the motor city right now on tour starring in your one-man show called "undisputed truth." that's what jackson johnson, he tried to live that truth. do you think he has a chance? >> hey, man, i believe god is great and i believe good to be vindicated and i believe in the circumstances and at the time of the circumstances happened, that it was all done with ill, you know, ill will, and i think mr. johnson will get pardoned. i really believe that. because i'm pushing a petition. i have over 3 million followers
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and i'm sure we can get, you know, with the grace of god we can get 100,000 votes. >> yeah. we're looking at the petition now. the petition is on a website, a website, you are trying to get a lot of people to help you out. some big political heavy hitters in your corner. tell us about who they are and what they're doing to help you. >> oh, listen. i have senator mccain, harry reid, had a brief meeting with senator reid. he's all for it, man. i'm so happy that somebody with the clientele and the prestigious that senator mccain and senator reid would even think to care for a man, 114 years this happened. i think posthumously, it's a wonderful thing. >> yeah. obviously you have to be able to relate to this man in some way. >> yeah. not even a little bit.
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jack johnson was by himself. i had the naacp. i have so many black organizations, i have white organizations. i have white powerful lawyers taking care of me. i'm a multi, multimillionaire when i'm going through my problem. jack johnson is by himself. totally against black power movement and all that stuff, he was about getting it for ourselves. black people sticking together. you know, to the history of black america, that blacks were never strong sticking together so they never stuck together. he did it by himself. he didn't have a congregation. he was by himself. that shows the greatest courage. listen, don, he's in the ring, don, and there's 50,000 white people, don, saying i'm going to kill you after the ring. and he's in the ring beating a
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guy, torturing a guy, laughing at the people while he's doing it. when you come out, [ bleep ], excuse me, don. fighting these guys while they're saying this. beating this guy up and threatening his wife. >> mike tyson. violence erupts in egypt and put pus a cathedral under siege. the details straight ahead. ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler.
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time to take a look at the headlines. north korea may launch another missile as early as wednesday. u.s. is watching the movement of two missiles and now has our own missile defense system. seen here locked and loaded. the missiles are widely believed to be musudans, medium range missiles with a potential range of 2,500 miles which would put america bases in guam within
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reach. in southern california, an autopsy is expected this week for rick warren. 27-year-old matthew warren apparently shot himself to death friday morning. his family said he struggled with depression since infancy. no funeral arrangements have been announced. this is one of the teenagers whose hiking trip went horribly wrong a week ago. nicholas sendoya was released from the hospital today. he and an 18-year-old friend got lost, then got separated while hiking last sunday. they spent several days in the forest before rescuers found them. >> we were just planning on just, like, having a nice easter, getting to know each other and going up the trails. walk up the trails. we did for a while. we ended up seeing a little creek and were hopscotching on it. my shoes got wet. we saw this mountain. started climbing it and kept climbing it. we didn't come back down. at the vatican, pope francis installed as the bishop of rome.
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francis celebrated mass before thousands of people in today's official ceremony at the vatican. ann smeddinghoff's family is remembering her as someone always looking for ways to make a difference in people's lives. the 25-year-old state department employee was one of five americans killed this weekend in a suicide bombing in afghanistan. they were on a mission to deliver donated books to a school in a remote southern afghanistan part of southern afghanistan. in cairo, escalating religious strife straining relations between christians and muslims. at least 66 people were hurt today in clashes at a christian church caught in the middle of the conflict. cnn's ian lee has the latest. >> reporter: this is the cathedral under siege. right over here we have the main gate to the cathedral of st. mark. this is the main church here in egypt. police fired tear gas while the christians respond with rocks
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and molotov cocktails. the violence ebbs and flows. the clashes started after a funeral for four christians killed by muslims north of cairo. witnesses say muslims from the neighborhood attacked the mourners as they left the church. >> translator: christians chanted slogans which provoked the muslims. they insulted each other and then the clash broke out. >> reporter: men wielding knives mingle with the police and intimidate onlookers. this man orders us to leave while covering our camera. sectarian tensions are growing in egypt with christians and other religious minorities accusing the islamist-dominated government of discriminating against them. they say hardline conservative clerics have demonized religious minorities to promote their agenda. >> in egypt.
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our government. >> reporter: a priest watches helplessly as young men come to defend the church. some of them are muslims. the christians won't cede any ground. the consequences can be deadly. clashes like this are likely to continue until the government directly addresses the issues behind the sectarian strike. ian lee, cnn, cairo. do you wear a miniskirt? you know someone who does? well, in one country those miniskirts could soon mean jail time. new legislation could make short skirt wearers criminals. [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ]'ll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim
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okay. listen up. women wearing minisikirts in public might soon be nailed in uganda. women wearing miniskirts could be jailed or face heavy fines. some say the miniskirt ban harkens back to an era of the dictator. tell me what this proposed bill is all about. >> well, it's a government-backed proposal, don. they consider any skirt that comes above the knee to be inappropriate and obscene and put in this category of pornographic. any woman with a skirt above the knee could be in trouble if this bill does pass. i want to say the miniskirt aspect of this is one portion of this broader anti-pornographic bill before the ugandan
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parliament. it could extend itself to banning films and movies and also allowing the government to censor internet content which they deem inappropriate. so it's not just about the miniskirts but the debate has gotten a lot of attention recently. i want to take a listen to and have our viewers listen to two women who weighed in on this debate from uganda and have really, really strong comments to share with us. >> everything begins from the mind. so really let him first work on the minds of men and then come to fashion. because i don't think miniskirts or minidresses are trendy and we have a right to fashion, you know? >> if it's a micro miniskirt, i think they should -- if you're wearing it out at night, it's okay, but during the day i don't fancy that. >> okay. there's opposition. what next?
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>> well, people feel empowered by the internet, for example. right now online it's created this entire community called #saveminiskirt. on the ugandan parliament, itself, some outspoken members have said, look, when women wear provocative clothing, when they wear short skirts, it invites trouble. other parliament members are saying, look, this goes against basic constitutional freedoms so there's a lot of back and forthright now. >> can men wear shorts? >> men can wear shorts. >> can they wear their pants hiked up to their belts? >> as long as they don't wear miniskirts. >> hiked up to their chest. they're like put those down on your hips where they belong. seriously, the men are fine. they're just doing it to ladies. not fair. thank you. appreciate that. jumping out of an airplane is scary, but take a look at this first time sky diver. she did it as part of her birthday celebration. her 90th birthday celebration. see how she did that next.
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a california family counting their lucky stars today. this man saved their lives. he was paddling down the american river when their suv crashed, flipped off the road and landed upsidedown in the freezing water. there's a picture of it. almost on his head. >> it's fortuitous they didn't land on me. i was kayaking right there moments before they plunged off this cliff and landed right there in the river. >> mark got to the suv immediately, saved three kids and stabilized the adults until a fire truck arrived. if he hadn't been there, this story might have had a very different and tragic ending. some people spend their golden years laying on beaches or playing golf. others baby sit the grandkids, just taking things easy. but then there's one granny who jumps from a plane at 14,000 feet. >> reporter: it's a birthday
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celebration that could make even the youngest daredevil's heart race. >> some say it's wonderful that you're doing it. others say, i think you're really crazy. >> reporter: not marion marria sting her of pensacola. >> i feel it's a great adventure. >> who those to mark her 90th birthday with a jump. >> they said, gram, what are you going to do? you know what i'm going to do? i'm going to go skydiving. dozens of friends were there to cheer her on. >> she's got more nerve than i got. >> i like a snowball rolling down the hill, then there's no backing out, you know? >> marrian's two sons both in their late 60s certainly couldn't let their 90-year-old mother do it alone. >> i think it was we were talking about different people that did crazy things. i said george bush jumped out a plane for his 80th birthday, then, she said that sounds like a good idea.
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>> all right, marion. here we go. >> reporter: as the plane starts speeding off the runway, there's no turning back now. once the time comes, marion seems surprisingly relaxed, as she jumped out of an airport 14,000 feed up. she floats back to earth safely, relieved it's over. >> all right. marion, your feet are back on the ground. what do you think about that? >> i thought thanks heavens. i thought the chute would never open. >> reporter: it was a one-time deal for marion, who became the oldest person ever to jump at emerald coast skydiving. >> it is a risk. i'm proud of her. i'm proud that people around here can look up to her, the ambition she still has. >> reporter: that's a fact that anyone can walk away, proud of accomplishing. in alberta, alabama, i'm lauren
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vargas, reporting. go, marion. i wouldn't do that. would you guys do that with me? yes? no? she's not the only one keeping active. check this out. the snow bunny, jillian lent is still hitting the slopes. she's 80. not too bad, considering that she is blind, she lost her sight about ten years ago, but it didn't stop her from strapping on a pair of skis. an instructor guides her down the course over a radio headset. she says it's like being in heaven. >> in my head i still sigh the mountains. so that's wonderful, too. >> she blends right in. everyone treats her just as normal as everybody else. >> awesome. go, gill jan lent. we like that. come for the basketball, stay for the music. thousands of fans, sports fans, flooding atlanta for the final four. not even sports fans. everybody is here. everybody about to rock out to the dave matthews band.
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let's talk about the weekend box office. a remake of the 1981 cult classic "evil dead" debuts at number one. it already has cashed in about $26 million in ticket sales. tied for second "the croods" and "g.i. joe." jurassic park is reborn, this
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time the dinos are in 3-d. final four fans and the publicer getting a big treat at what's known as the big dance. we're talking sting, dave matthews band, michelle turner is performing out at centennial olympic park. i'm not sure what time she goes on. she's in atlanta for the big dance concert series. we understand the crowd is thick and getting ready for your performance, michelle? >> reporter: yeah, apparently of just finished my set. you just missed the perform ab. but i tell you, whoo, that michelle turner! yeah, it's being just performed. i know you said you saul him last night. this man looks and sounds ridiculous. such a great show, but look behind me. you were talking about the crowds here. the crowds are so thick at
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centennial. if you look way down there, that's the entrance to get into the park. nobody's getting in here. it's too packed. so all of those people action and there are thousands of people outside that are wading to try to get in. swing around here. i'm sure we're going to get a lot of waves and holers, but look at all these people all the way down here, yes, i hole we would get waves and hollers. >> they're on the tv. >> reporter: they can't get into the concert, either. okay. i have a question, because i really want to ask this question -- >> no profanity. >> reporter: people jump, scream and -- >> i deserve to be in front of the camera. >> reporter: why do you jump, scream and holder? >> it's a once in a lifetime. >> reporter: it needs to get out? >> i got that pride, right here. >> reporter: i'm surrounded now, so we're going to swing around here and finish this off, don. you're right, dave matthews is
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just about -- you saw how i got out quick. i'm good. dave matthews will take the stage pretty soon. come on, come on in. and we just got beer spilled on us. happy birthday. she looks pretty. what's your name, sweetheart. yvette, wish her a happy birthday. >> happy birthday yvette. can we listen to some tinge and you talk about it? >> reporter: let's do. ♪ if i ever lose my faith ♪ if i ever lose my faith in you ♪ ♪ there will be nothing left for me to do ♪ ♪ yeah yeah ♪ if i ever lose my faith in you ♪ ♪ there will be nothing left for me ♪ c'mon, the guy is, what, 61, 62? he looks like he's in his 30s or
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early 40s. better shape than i am. he sounds amazing. we watched him last night. did i tell you i sat behind eddie money? awesome. >> reporter: and he told you he loves watching you on television, right? >> well, kind of -- no. we sat in his seats and had to move. it was an accident. he had two tickets to paradise and apparently two tickets to sting. >> reporter: we did not lie. he sounded amazing. i can't way to see what dave matthews is going to end this show with. it's been three days of great music, free. you see why there's so many people here. you know why so many can't get you in. you want there were thousands of people out there. that's such an undersell. there are so many people. in all of the concerts last we're in new orleans, 140,000 people total. i asked if they had numbers for this crowd so far? and they said, um, no, we can just tell you it's